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sound, so variable in tone at eve. Swell through the liquid air from fold and field, And what, a moment gone, I could believe Wore children’s shouts, to woodland echoes yield. Ihc sun’s last rays die on the gleaming pane- A glorious death; and all the rosy air Is deadened to a marble hue again, With veins and arteries showing blue and bare. Anon soft shades of twilight steal around. Usurping all the spheres of lingering day; And sense of sight and motion of sweet sound Fail, as the night pursues its wonted way ; While memory, which no darkness can efface, Slips in between, and thus supplies their place. SURRATT’S CONFESSION. Rrvtlatlnna of th Plot to Atxlnct Pres ident Lincoln—A Rebel Roush Rider Kirst Acquaintance With John Wilkes Booth—The Ramifications of the Plot—The Flight to Canada. John H, Surratt, one of the alleged conspirators in the plot which resulted in the assassination of Pi’esident Lin-: coin, made what he claims is a full con fcssion or statement, on the night of the 6th, in the shape of a lecture deliv ered in the Court-house at Rockville, Maryland, a little town sixteen miles from Washington. After some prelim inary' remarks as to his experiences in court rooms and the cause of hie ap peariug in the lecture field, which he was frank enough to say was want of friends, he said: At the breaking out of the war I was a student at St. Charles College, in Maryland, but did not remain long there after that important event. I left! in July, 1861, aud, returning home, commenced to take an active part in the stirring events of that period. I was more than 18 years of age, and was mostly engaged in sending information regarding the movements of the United States army stationed in Washington and elsewhere, and carrying dispatches to the Confederate boats on the Poto mac. We had a regular established line from Washington to the Potomac, and I being the only unmarried man on the route had most of the hard riding to do. (Laughter). I devised various ways to carry the de spatches. Sometimes in the heel of my boots; sometimes between the planks of the buggy'. I confess that never in my life did I come across a more stupid set of detectives than those generally employed by the United States Gov ernment. They seemed to have no idea how to search men. In 1864 my family left Maryland and moved to Washing ton, where I took a more active part in the stirring events of the period. It seemed as if 1 could not do too much oi run too great a risk. In the fall of 1864 I was introduced to John Wilkes Booth, who, I was given to understand, wished to know something about the main avenues leading from Washington to the Potomac. We met several times, but as he seemed to be very reticent with regard to his purposes, and very anxious to get all the information out of me he could. I refused to tell him anything at all. At last I said to him, “ It is useless for you, Mr. Booth, to seek any information from me until 1 know who yon are and what are your intentions.” He hesitated some time, but finally said he would make known his views to me provided I would prom ise secrecy. I replied: “I will do noth ing of the kind. You know well lam a Southern man. If you cannot trust me we will separate.” He then said: “I will confide ray plans to you, but before doing so J will make known 3 you the motives that actuate me. In the Northern prisons are many thou-! sands of our men whom the IT. 8. govern ment refuse to exchange. Yon know as well as I the efforts that have been made to bring about that ranch desired 1 exchange. Aside from the great suffer-! ing they are compelled to undergo, we are sadly in want of them as soldiers. We cannot spare one man, whereas the United States government is willing to let their own soldiers remain in our prisons because she has no need of the men. I have a proposition to submit to you, which, I think, if we can carry out, will bring about the desired ex change.” There was a long and omi nous silence, which I at last was com pelled to break by asking, “Well, sir, what is your proposition ?” He sat quiet for an instant, and then, before answering me, arose and looked under the bed, into the ward robe, in the doorway and the passage, and then said: “We will have to be careful, walls have ears.”— He then drew his chair close to me,and in a whisper said: “It is to kidnap President Lincoln, and carry him off to Richmond."’ “Kidnap President Lin-1 coin!” I said. I confess that I stood aghast at the proposition, and looked upon it as a foolhardy undertaking; to think of successfully seizing Mr. Lin coln in the capital of the United States, surrounded by thousands of his sold iers, and carrying him off to Richmond, looked to me like a foolish idea. I told him as much. He went on to tell with what facility he could be seized in va rious places in and about Washington. As, for example, in Ins various rides to and from the Soldiers' Home, his summer residence. He entered in to minute details of the proposed cap ture, and even the various parts to be performed by the actors in the perform ance. £ was amazed, thunderstruck, and in fact I might also say frightened, at the unparalleled audacity of the scheme. After two days’ reflection I told him T was willing to try it. I be hoved it practicable at that time, though I now regard it as a foolhardy under taking. I hope you will not blame me for go ing thus far. I honestly thought an exchange of prisoners could be brought l about- could we have once obtained pos session of Mr. Lincoln’s person. Anil now reverse the case. Where is there a young man in the North with one spark of patriotism in his heart who would not have with enthusiastic ardor joined in any undertaking for the cap ture of Jefferson Davis and brought him to Washington. There is not one who would not have done so. And so I was led on by a sincere desire to as sist the South in gaining her independ ence. I had no hesitation in taking part in anything honorable that might tend towards the accomplishment of that ob ject. (Tremendous applause.) Such a thing as the assassination of Mr. Lin coln I never heard spoken of by any oi the party. Never. (Sensation.) Upon one occasion, I remember, we had call ed a meeting in Washington for the purpose of discussing matters in gene ral, as we had understood that the gov ernment had received information that there was a plot of some kind on hand. They had even commenced to build a stockade and gates on the navy yard bridge—gates opening towards the South, as though they expected danger from v >hh\ and not from without. At this meeting I explained the construc tion of the gates, and stated that I was confident the government had wind of our movement, and that the best thing we could do would be to throw up the whole project. Every one seemed to coincide in my opinion except Booth, "•bo sat silent and abstracted. Arising 1 bis fist upon then arose, one saying, “If I under stand you to intimate anything more than the capture of Mr. Lincoln, I for one will bid you good-bye.” Everyone expressed the same opinion. We all arose and commenced putting our hats on. Booth perceiving probably, that he had gone too far, asked pardon, saying that he had drank too much champagne. After some dif ficulty everything was amicably ar ranged, and we separated at 5 o’clock in the morning. Days, weeks, and months passed by without an opportu nity presenting itself for us to attempt the’capture. We seldom saw one an other, owing to the many rumors afloat that a conspiracy of some kind was be ing concocted in Washington. We had all arrangements perfected in Washington for the purpose. Boats were in readiness to carry us across the river. One day we received informa tion that the President would visit the Seventh Street Hospital for the pur- pose of being present at an entertain ment to be given for the benefit of the wounded soldiers. The report reach ed us about thxee-quarters of an hour before the time appointed, but so per fect was our communication that we were instantly in our saddles on the way to the hospital. This was between one and two oxlock in the afternoon. It was our intention to seize the car riage, which was drawn by a splendid pair of horses, and to have one of our men mount the box and drive direct for Southern Maryland, via Benning’s bridge. We felt confident that all the cavalry’ in that city could never over haul us. We were all mounted on swift horses, besides having a thorough knowledge of the country, it being de termined to abandon the carriage after passing the city limits. Upon the suddenness of the blow and the celerity : of our movements we depended for suc cess. By the time the alarm could have j been given and horses saddled we would have been on our way through Southern Maryland towards the Poto mac River. To our great disappoint ment, however, the President was not ; there, but one of the government offi cials, Mr. Chase. It was our last at tempt. We soon after this became con vinced that we could not remain much longer undiscovered, and that we must | abandon our enterprise. Accordingly, a separation finally took place, and I never after saw any of the party, except one, and that was when I was on my way from Richmond to Canada on business of quite a different nature. Surratt then detailed a trip to Rich mond to carry despatches and return with some to Canada, and declares that the Confederate Government knew noth- | ing of their plot of abduction. He then ; says; I left Richmond on Saturday | morning before the evacuation of that j place, and reached Washington the fol- i lowing Monday at 4 o’clock, p. m., ! April 3d, 1865. In passing up Seventh street I met one of our party, who in- i quired what had become of Booth. I told him where I had been ; that I was then on my way to Canada, and that I had not seen or heard of Booth since \ our separation. In view of the fact that Richmond had fallen, and that all hopes of the abduction of the Presi dent had been given up, I advised him ■ to go home and go to work. That was | the last time I saw any of the party. I, went to a hotel and stopped over that night, as a detective had been to my house inquiring of the servant my j whereabouts. In the early train next j morning (Tuesday, April 4, 1865,) I left | for New York, and that was the last | time I ever was in Washington until brought there by the United States I Government a captive in irons, ail re-' ports to the contrary notwithstanding, i The United States as you remember 1 tried to prove my presence in Washing ton on the 15th of April, the day on which Mr. Lincoln met his death. Upon arriving in New York, I called at Booth’s house and was told by the serviuit that he had left that morn ing suddenly on the ground of going to Boston to fulfil an engagement at the theatre. In the evening of the same day I took the cars for Montreal, arriv ing there the next day. I put up at the St. Lawrence Hotel, registering myself as John Harrison, such being my first two names. Shortly after wards I saw General Edward G. Lee, to whom the dispatches were directed, and delivered them to him. Those dis patches we tried to introduce as evi dence on my trial, but his honor, Judge Fisher, ruled them out, despite of the fact that the government had tried to prove that they had relation to the con spiracy to kill Mr. Lincoln. They were i only accounts of some money transac tions, nothing more or less. A week or so after my arrival there | General Lee came to my room and told | me he had a plan on foot to release the I Confederate prisoners then in Elmira, | N. Y. He said he had sent many par-1 ties there, but they always got fright- : cued, and only half executed their or- j ders. He asked me if I would go there, take a sketch of the prison, and find out the number of prisoners; also mi nor details in regard to the number of soldiers on guard, cannon, small arms, &c. I readily accepted these new la bors, owing to the fact that I could not return to Washington for fear of detec fives. The news of the evacuation of Richmond did not seem to disturb the General much in his plan, as he doubt less thought then that the Confederacy wanted men more than ever, no one dreaming that it was virtually at an end. Surratt then details his trip to El mira, whore, at a hotel, he first heard of the assassination of Lincoln and Seward, and was so astounded that he thought it a joke for some time. He adds that the telegram of the news then mentiond no names, and says; I approached the telegraph office in the main hall of the hotel for the purpose of ascertaining if J. Wilkes Booth was in New York. I picked up a blank and wrote, ‘J. Wilkes Booth,’ giving the number of the house. I hes itated a moment and then tore the pa per up, and then wrote one, ‘J. W. 8.,’ with directions, which I was led to do from the fact that during our whole con nection we rarely wrote and telegraphed under our proper names, but always in such a manner that no one could under stand but ourselves. One way of Booth's was to send letters to me under cover of my quondam' friend, Louis J. Weich man. Doubtless you all know who Louis J. Weichman is. They were sent to him because he knew of the plot to abduct President Lincoln. I proclaim it here and before the world that Louis J. Weichman was a party to the plan to abduct President Lincoln. He had been told all about it, and was constant ly importuning me to let him become an active member. I refused, for the sim ple reason that I told him he could neither ride a horse nor shoot a pistol; which was a fact. (Laughter.) These were two necessary accomplishments for us. My refusal nettled him some. So he went oil, as it afterwards appeared by his testimony, and toid some govern ment clerk that he had a vague idea that there was a plan of some kind in 3 "bduct President Lincoln. A could asked me if I thought he could be trusted. Said I, certainly he can; Weichman is a Southern man; and I always believed it until I had good reason to believe otherwise, because he had furnished information for the Confederate government, besides al lowing me access to the government j records after ofik e hours. I have very little to say of Louis J. Weichman. But Ido pronounce him a base-born perjurer, a murderer of the meanest hue. Give me a man who can strike his victim dead, but save me from a man who, through perjury, will cause the death of an inne Double murderer! Hell worse fiend than a cha kind. (Applause.) Away character. I leave him in famy which he has dug for himself, prey to the lights of his guilty con science. (Applause.) I telegraphed Booth thus; J. W. 8., in New York: If you are in New York, telegraph me. John Harri son, Elmira, New York. The operator, after looking over it, said, “Is it J. W. 8.,” to which I re plied “Yes.” He evidently wanted the whole name, and had scarcely finished telegraphing when a door right near the office, and opening on the street, was pushed open, aud I heard some one say, “Yes, there are three or four brothers of them, John, Junius Brutus, Edwin, and J. Wilkes Booth.” The whole truth flashed ou me iu an in stant, and I said to myself, “My God, what have I done ?” The dispatch was still lying before me, aud I reached over and took it up, for the purpose of destroydug it, but the operator stretch ed forth his hand, and said, “AVe must file all telegrams.” My first impulse was to tear it up, but I pitched it back and walked off. The town was in the greatest uproar. Flags at half-mast, bells tolling, &c. Still I did not think that I was’in danger, and determined to go immediately' to Baltimore to find out the particulars of the tragedy. Surratt then details the way the ovi ; deuce of the hotel registers with his : name on to prove an alibi, were spirited | away and says that instead of going to Baltimore he went to Canandaigua. On Monday, when I was leaving Canandai | gua, I bought some New York papers; ; in looking over them my eye lit ou the following paragraph which I have never ■ forgotten and don’t think I ever will. It runs thus; “The assassin of Secretary Seward is 1 oaid to be John H. Surratt, a notorious secessionist of Southern Maryland. His name, with that of J. Wilkes Booth, will forever lead the infamous roll of assassins.” I could not believe my senses. I gazed upon my name, the letters of which seemed sometimes to grow as large as mountains and then to dwindle away to nothing. So much for my former connection with him, I thought. After fully realizing the state of the case, 1 concluded to change my course and go direct to Canada. I left Cana da on Monday, at 12 m., going to Al bany, arriving there on Tuesday morn ing in time for breakfast. When I stepped on the platform at the depot at St. Albans I noticed that one of the detectives scanned every' one, head and foot, myself as well as the rest. Before leaving Montreal for Elmira I provided myself with an Oxford-cut jacket, and a round top hat peculiar to Canada at that time. I knew my trip to Elmira would be a dangerous one, and I wished to pass myself off as a Canadian, and I suc ceeded in so doing, as was proved by witnesses in Elmira. T believe that cos tume guarded me safely through St. Albans. I went in with otlitrs moved around, with the detectives standing there most of the time looking at us. Of course I was obliged to talk as loud as anybody about the trag edv- The remainder of his statement is oc cupied with details of his efforts to help this mother and of hs hidings in Can ada. Ancient Idols. Chester III.) Correspondence of Boston Advertiser, One morning last week a young fel low rode into this town on horseback, having just crossed the river from Mis souri. He had, carefully wrapped up in his handkerchief, a curious relic, dug up the day previous in Perry coun ty, Mo. He stopped on the hill to rest his horse, and the inquisitive crowd that gathered around soon drew his story from him, while the relic passed from hand to hand. It seems that when, after the rebellion, the farmers in Southern Missouri once more worked with security and on an an enlarged scale, the heavy team that passed over the road near the line of bluffs, a few miles from the Mississippi, in Perry county, Mo., unearthed some human bonss and an odd looking bottle of clay. There is living in Chester an old gentleman, James M. Christian, famil iarly called “ Uncle Jimmy,” who has for vears devoted all spare hours to the study of archaeology. His researches in this neighborhood have enabled him to present many rare specimens of ab original and other curiosities to the so cieties of this State, and to collectors in the east. The first relic of value was that found by the young man above mentioned. It is apparently an idol, or decanter-shaped, like an idol, repre senting the figure of a man in a sitting posture, his hands crossed upon his breast. It is made of a dark-colored clay, very hard, and shows no signs of decay. There is a hole in the back of the neck, and the i hollow It is about one foot high, and seven or eight inches in diameter. The same evening the rest of the party, ex cepting Christian, returned with a num ber of curiosities, including one idol i of larger proportions than the former, with the hands resting on the knees. They had, besides, bottles, kettles, pots and a sauce-pan, with a handle hollow -led at the extremity and filled with pel lets. The larger bottles were shaped like modern decanters. All were well executed in clay, and showed no signs jof age. Considerable excitement was raised in the town on this discoveries. Insect Depredations.— lf I were to estimate the average loss per annum of the farmers of this country from insects at $100,000,000, I should doubtless be far below the mark. The loss of fruit alone by the devastation of insects, within a radius of fifty miles from this city, must amount in value to millions. In my neighborhood the peach once flourished, but flourishes no more, and cherries have been all but annihilated. Apples were, till lately, our most prof itable and perhaps our most important product; but the worms take half our average crop and- adly damage what they do not utterly destroy. Plums we have ceased to grow or expect: even the currant has at Lust its fruit-destroy ing worm. We must fight our paltry adversaries more efficiently or allow them to drive us wholly fr >m the field. —Horace (rrcefey. A Youths’ Publication. — For nearly half a century the Youths' Companion, * has been published. It was start ’ ~ of the brightest FARM, HOUSEHOLD. Jtrjr. In a 1 e Rural New Yorker, fie on “Mark eting P Inking it not quite d< o instruct the young 1 the liberty of offering 3 in addition. The 1 filling is pre ferable, : the bird is to be left tot necessary, neither but when the head is n should al ways be aimp and tied, ’he mo le the bird is 'arm is king,” and is he favc easing poultry or the ret. There is ne obp ../item, that it does not improve the appearance, al though it doefs the flavor; and while cooking it will “plump up” and come out of the oven looking much finer thau when it went in. In addition, it will keep much longer than when dressed by the other mode. Another plan is, after the bird is picked, as above described, plunge it in a kettle of very hot water, holding it there only long enough to cause the bird to “ plump, ” then haug it up, turkeys and chickens by the feet, and geese and ducks by the head, until thoroughly cooled. This scalding makes the look bright and clear, and to appear much fatter than it would if picxed dry. This is the usual mode of dressing for the New York markets. I All should be thoroughly cooled before packing. Then provide boxes, for they are preferable to bar rels; place a layer of rye straw that has been thoroughly cleaned from dust, on the bottoni; commence packing by placing the lead of the fowl against the eud of the bix, the bird lying on its breast, with -die legs extended behind it; the last one of the layer must be re versed, the feet passing under each other, so that the heads are against the other end of the box. This gives a uni formity of appearance, and a firmness in packing, that will prevent moving during transportation. Over this layer, place straw enough to prevent one layer from coming in contact with the other; then add other layers, packed in the same manner, until the box is filled. Caro should be taken to have the box tilled full, in order to prevent any dis arrangement of the contents; for should it become misplaced, the skin may be come so badly disfigured as to cause a depreciation of the value to the owner. To those having extra tine poultry to send to market, I would recommend to put paper over each layer before plac ing the straw on it; this prevents the dust settling on it, and adds much to its appearame The box should have the initials of the consignor, the number and variety | of the contents, as well as the name of | the consignee marked on it. The ne cessity for marking the number and j variety of contents is, that in case the ■ box is broken open, and any portion of the contents missing before delivery to the consignee, they will be enabled to make a correct bill for the missing poultry. Another advantage is, that the consignee knows by a glance at the box whether it contains the desired va riety he wishes; if not, he need not open it, and the contents will not re ceive a needless handling; for some parties prefer a mixed box, while oth ers do not, and all dealers prefer sell ing the entire contents of the box to one person, as it avoids error in weigh ing and keeping the accounts. To those wishing to market capons, I , would say, they should be clry picaea, —:*i. ii„.' iitrs on around the head ; and the tip of the wings; also the tail feathers left in; the small or pin feath ers should all be removed. Send geese for Christmas, as they are more in demand at that time, and will bring more money than any o.‘her, as all Irishmen and many Germans dunk it is not Christmas without a goose for din ner. Send all large turkeys before New Year's, as they are wanted to adorn the New Year’s table: and they depreciate immediately after that day in price. Small turkeys are then in better de mand, while chickens and ducks can be sent any time after they arc fattened, and never until then. Persons living at a distance from this city and desiring to send their poultry to market for any particular occasion, should allow at least two days longer for its transportation than usual, so that it will not miss the market for that occasion ; for the dealer had bet ter receive it a day or two sooner than one hour too late. Nowand Then. New York, Oct., 1870. Rice in Louisiana. —Three varieties of rice have long been raised in the State of Louisiana. The common white creole rice, which is probably the same kind introduced in 1718 by the Company of the West; the Gold Seed nee planted in the parish of Plaque mines for the first time about the year 1867, and the White Bearded rice, which was brought from South Carolina in 1866 or 1867. The Gold Seed has been cultivated in the Palmetto State since the revolution. Last year, two or three enterprising planters sent to Hon duras for another variety of rice, which promises to be far superior in quality to the best Carolina. About one hun dred acres of Egyptian and three hun dred of Honduras seed are under culti vation this season. This year anew variety from Egypt has been intro duced. Walts on Horses.— A Subscriber, Horseheads, N. Y., has a two-year old colt that has a spot on his nose, about the size of a tea-cup, covered with warts. They began to appear in the spring—first one very small wart, then another close by, and so on, until there is now one large, solid wart, and many small ones all over his nose. He asks the Rural New Yorker readers to ex plain the cause of and furnish a cure. A remedy, which we have tried suc cessfully* is: Trim the wart with a sharp knife until it bleeds, and apply a few drops of nitric or sulphuric acid. We have taken warts off' in this way, but never from an animal’s nose; in deed, we never saw a wart on that feature. Toothache in' Dumb Animals.—lt must be dreadful when poor dumb ani mals suffer from toothache. Every one has read how poor Chunce, the eleph ant at the old Exeter Change, in Eng land, went mad from it; audit is popu larly supposed that it is often a cause of madness in dogs, and I really think it very probable, fixe poor bmtes seek the svmpathy and aid of their mas ters : fur I have known a poor old cat come moaning time after time, until it drew attention to its teeth. A surgeon who was visiting at the house first sug gested the cause of the animal s 'dis comfort—and one person, more skilled than the others, possibly, in the man agement of our dumb companions, drew a tooth which was rather loose, and at once relieved the poor creature. Good Health. The betting man of the French Re public—Gam-betta. “The Heathen ( nee.” As the elder Weller o t patheticaly remarked “Here’s a go The whoe land has been agitated the Chine* question. Gas lights h ; burned blue at the harrowing horro described to the faithful by Democi ic politiciai $ j as about to overwhelm > ( fair short s in the shape of a Chines limmigrutiou. The great Anglo-Saxon jltic-Teuton c race was to be utterly ver-slaughetl; and, as for Bide j her do mestic hopes were to be Arrowed down to marriage with Johi Chinaman or starvation. Yet, those Statics of tie Hub heedless of the rest t the universe, did undertake to call and rn the wrath of the gods, and to imp< i the heathtn for household service. Kow for tie startling result—the kiiuese wont come! Mr. Palmer, ththeutlemanwlo some time ago advertise his willing ness to supply Chinese labor, stabs this astonishing fact cvdjhis own sig nature. He says, morsver, that tie Chinese continue to reg|-d us as out side barbarians—“ai fo regard tie Mooris of New Zealaid,’ among when we should not dean to settle n less numbers than “oloiies of fifty r more. In vain he represented the luc uries of Boston tisli-llls in privae families; in vain ho ofered an extu, ration of pork with tie lalmy beau; n vain he appealed to personal friends! p with “Ah Young, a coarespoudent jf mine,” or pressed pec miary consider tions upon Mr, Koopnunshap. “Tie Chinese, one and all, refuse to go on ” Granting these astonishing premists, there seems to be nothing fur it but to give in adhesian to Mr. Palmer’s view, when he remarks, “I have always re garded the Chinese discussion as pre mature.” This nightmare over, there is a chance to breathe again. The only profession for which there is not a great sui the ministry. 1 laying of the C( lege Church, at A Cushing gave soi ative statistics co land colleges, fr that during half j tion of preachers about one-half, alumni of the last allow time for tho entered the minis! rco in decades the figure us 50 years of the eight Eng land founded by .lists, viz.: Amherst, B outh, Harvard, Middlel y of Vermont, Willi an From 1815 to 1865 thes. lahed 16,240 graduates, iters, or about 25 per cei ie 50 years into decade on of graduates who be de creases from 35 pe cond decade, to 18 per c one. Amherst has funds pro portion of ministe; and Harvard the least, An Iron Bailroa ntly been invented wh; , is actually cheaper th ’Oss-1 ties now in use. T it is I stated, cost about and | must be replaced t -our , yesrs, while the ii $3, i when protected fr< y a j coating of coal tar, >ut. The most useful poi ion is the method of o A half chair is cast oi the | other half, compose' on, | is held in place by t ey. j The rail rests upor ion j four inches thick j length, which is 1 lining lam cap thick. It is claime \ cuslmms will keep t from being beaten preventing concusah ing stock and allow t ide smoothly and rapid! The systematic r< ial business in the Depo sh iugtou—which so oft ul miratiou and amazen ?rs —was finely illustra iv, in the disposition of gi neer Kellogg, of the fii cer, it will be recolle> in an affray at Key Wes io vember. His funera iy, and, a week later, on )e -partment, with delit on for the circumstances le ceased was thus p Ia general order “relies ?i -neer Kellogg from on board the gunboat or the issue of this time Id probably have been n .'t martial the dead man h out leave. The Chinese in Be >r sey, are rapidly winni to public favor. They a u siness, molest no one, ry respect model work of them attend divine y, and a few evenings sin m were present at a lecti ie subject of ChinSse discussed. It is not now that Captain Har has proved a success, be introduced into ->t in New Jersey, for win x liarly fitted. The jute-bug being and I in the business of eati ff Eastern chignon-wea’' >- j ber jewelry ” next com b, and proceeds to remt n the ears of New Hamps severence in wearing o ,t material gives to the >f the unhappy girls tht >f sections of diseased 1 ,t energetic efforts have t o , make this peculiarity h the fashionable work' elry ” is therefore fa • !. The attention of l ed to the advertiserm [- umn of the Grand ( e given by the Milw: The prizes are all J prize being $3,000. ,f tickets need have i e honesty of the schexr e endorsement of sor t mercantile houses am t men of Milwaukee. to invest must “ hurr e of tickets in Milwauk s very large. No. 28. —Nervr its gloomy attendants, lov involuntary emissions, loe I torrhcea, loss of power, f memory and threatened L H cility, find a sovereign i B Homeopathic Specific No. posed of the most valnabl Curatives, they strike at oi e matter, tone up the ays charges, and impart vigor j vitality to the entire man i tl ausands of cases. Pric ,f five boxes and a large vial 8 very important in obsiinat per single box. Bold by al lt ny mail on receipt of pr phrey’s Specific Homeopatl 2 Broadway, New York. _ Burnhams & Van Schaack, | Chicago, Iff; Jenks and j' Minn.; Brown. Webber & Mo.; Farraud, Sheley & Cos CHICAGO CORK SPONGEM K. Thanksgiving—Wom Suffragi' Ma<- Association Opposition I.ecturess Railroads—Chicago A Northwestern Railway—dumber of Trains—Earn ings, Gross and Net—Newspapers—x no Chicago Tribune—Fir* at the Metro politan—Trade—The AWathcr—Amuse ments. Chicago, Nov. 28. 1870.— Thanksgiving passed off verv quietly. There were the usual rehg- j ions services in the various ekurches with the usual meagre attendance, though the day was tine, and the inducements to thanksgiving abundant. A few military companies paraded, but excited little attention save from the juven iles and a few grown-up children. The crop el turkeys and other Thanksgiving fowls were plenty, anil the day was faithfully celebrated at the dinner table. There was very little drink ing or carousing, and the deportment of the city was quiet and orderly. THE STATE WOMAN SVFTKAOE ASSOCIATION of Illinois, had a meeting at Farwell Hall, and after some discussion resolved to become auxil iary to the Northwestern Woman Suffrage As sociation, the Boston Association having be come a partisan concern, and appeared to re main with the National Association, whoso head quarters are in New York. The division has grown out of personal and local rivalry. Lucy Stone will not work with Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Boston wishes to take precedence of Now York. These quarrels are disgraceful to women, and disastrous to the cause of woman suffrage. OPPOSITION LECTCEEBB. Mrs. Dr. Wheaton last evening lectured hero against woman suffrage and the fitness of wo man for public life. Curious, isn't it, to see a woman occupying a public platform before a public audience, to prove that a woman is out of her true sphere in a public position ? She had a small audience and attracted little atten tion. RAILROADS. Just now public attention is directed to rail roads. The tendency of railroad corporations is to consolidation, and of the people to plan legal restrictions upon them. At the recen f election in Michigan, the people voted to p bibit consolidation of parallel or comp lines, to authorize the Legislature to e minimum rates for freight and passer against validating the bonds which c •ay it •22 iunon. 1 i- ; Wis. Division... 314 6-10 Galena “ ... 261 lowa “ ... 354 ® ; Madison “ 67 6-10 Milwaukee Div.. 85 & Peninsula Div.. 73 8-10 0 NUMBER OF TB It rune 56 passenger and i, daily as follows: Pa: t Division. t Wisconsin Galena lowa Madison Milwaukee Peninsula EARNIMGS, GROSS A Its gross earnings for the y 428; operating eypenses and and after paying $2,208,253 i debt, sinking fund, divider.: Milwaukee Railway stock a I roads in lowa, leaves a not i 857. The reduction of the ■52,142,500. Over a million : lars charged to operating a pended in repairing and imp million in construction, and lion in equipments. The short crops of 1869 c£ of the earnings of the road year. But the general resu the management of the road no passenger was killed or so any of the Company’s lines ( worthy of note. The condir sions—the Wisconsin and' c testify from long personal jxc trorGlk 1- 3 Secretary and Treasurer. Ge years General Superintendent General Manager, and John < him as General Superinicn Stanwood is General Ticket . B. F. Patrick The extension of the road Portage, and from Madison connect with the road fron Claire and St. Paul, and th Trempeai.leau tc Winona, co Winona and St. Peter Rai (most of which is completed, to the business and prosper pany. The possession of sucl gives this Company a power and fortunes of millions of ) benificently used, will be fru; through coming generations. NEWSPAPERS are a very peculiar product, character, but are not made, 1 canals. Given so monej many laborers, and you can Railway. But money, time a are not sufficient to build up per. It needs something more these. There must be a stror chord of electric sympathy and terest between a newspaper an make it a power in the land, must have clear perceptions o courage to utter its convictions at times, such utterances raa> and subject it to unfriendly crit pie will tolerate honest niistak tune utterances, when a paper’s in the main, and gives ovidenc ence and integrity. These the geeted by the course of soieiy lor txovenimem, revenue; man has a right to bin own ean which seek to take a part of the efit of any other person or clae robbery; and that appointments offices should be nude on the gi fications, instead of partizanship be made only for incompetency fulness. In other words, that tl should conduct its business on e principles. It favors the substi _ .... tional bank notes for greenbacks, and a return to specie payments, under a free banking law. It is for a dignified, just and peaceful foreign policy, and opposed to war for partizan ends. In brief, it is opposed to all special interests in antagonism to the general interest, and is the champion of the people against monopo lists and tax-thieves, state and nation al. This is a creed for the people; and it is these doctrines, maintained with singular ability, in opposition to oppressive monopolies, corrupt rings and political rascality, which have given it a strong hold upon popular favor. Just now the partizan press, winch measures political integrity by caucuses and party lines, is criticising it sharply for its inde pendence of party; but its last Sunday issue, with its fourth page solid with ten columns of short advertisements, and its first page nearly full of displayed ones, exhibits living proofs of popular favor wliich make partizan criticism harmless. Having labored earnestly and effi ciently for the complete triumph of Republican principles—the reconstruction of the Union on the basis of freedom and the ballot, and this having been irrevocably secured—it now ad dresses itself to present*living practical issues, and advocates new reforms of vital interest to the people and good government. The Tribune is a bold, independent, able, fearless and out spoken newspaper on all living questions: is without a peer, in this respect, in the whole Northwest, and. for complete and early news from all quarters, is equal to any newsapaper in this country. A FIRE AT THE METROPOLITAN HOTEL early last Wednesday morning occasoned in loss of •‘s>lo,ooo to furniture and ®6.000 to the building. But the saddest results were the death by suffocation and burning of Moses Hansen, a porter, 22 years old, who lost his life in his endeavors to save others, and the in jury of seven or eight men. Some were brought tvV If oca ted but were resuscitated. A Mr. ": Morris. of Boston, cut the artery of his wnst m escaping from his room through the transom, and fainted from loss of blood. J. U. Field of the Journal, jumped from a win dow 25 feet, and is laid up with a sprained ankle. One servant girl in descending a lad der from the roof, fell two stories and was tak en up insensible. Another fell over the stair balusters and was severely injured. Several havdery narrow escapes. tbadk has boon quite satisfacto? / the past week. Wheat is a little higher. Money is close, and pork packiug is delayed by the reniarkaUy mild weather. To-day has been hke Indian Summer. amttsemkntm are lively. ... .. . At Aiken’s Museum new curiosities are aaneu overv week, a/.d visitors from the country are alwavs sure of a pood play in the evening, and at the matinees on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons. On Christmas and New \ears there will be line performances. Edwin Adams logins an engagement at uc- Vicker’s to-night in Enoch Arden He is one of the most accomplished actors in the country The Minstrels at the Dearborn always attract full houses, and give eminent satisfaction, n. A Remarkable Edifice. The Jews of Turin, are building a new place of worship, which, according to an account of the Paris Temps, is a very extraordinary affair; “The most remarkable of all structures at Tumi is the synagogue of the Israelites. It is likely the finest and richest synagogue in the world, and at the same time the most remarkable monument of Turk Upon a small square hill, with ndtc stairs, stands a Greek temple in and pink. Above, a little bac a kind of second temple. T traversed by galleries, small pillars and thousc embellishments. Wh ors predominate. T ish—it is Roman blending of a 1 ’ r ‘ straining an . ut what mak .c thing bizarre . mai * MVO towc- abovo ii. r oonstruction, i ~ -‘gyp* 1 ’ of Thebes , the architect of died by imagination, aterpreter of the Ho the temple to he erected of a strange river. Never, .real destruction, has Israel a more magnificent edifice in j tho hymns of David resound. ,e building is entirely tit for the tal ented Italian Jews, who are a power at the Exchange, at the press, and in the Par liaxn ent. A foreign climb — ascending tho lie —-—. Special llolitrs. ERRORS OF YOUTH. A GENTLEMAN who suffered for years from Nerv ous Debility. Premature Decay, and all the effects of youthful Indiscretion, will, for tho sake of suffer ing humanity, send free to all who need it he and direction for making the simple remedy by which he was cured. Sufferers wishing to profit by the adver i User’s experience, can do so by petfeo confidence. JOHSB.OODKIt, No. 42 Cedar street. New York. Fuitli Well Founded* In old times, at the commencement of every season it was the fashion to take a strong cathartic as a safe guard against a change of temperature. It was a worse than senseless practice. The people <d our day understand the matter better. Instead of depleting the system they reinforce it. In the method they adopt they exhibit a wise discrimination. Inst (ad o resorting to the vitiated stimulants of commerce, or any of the compounds deil-ed from them, they put their faith in the only absolutely pure invigorant pro curable in the market—Hostetler's Stomach Hitters. Their faith is well founded. Never has any tonic medicine been prepared with such scrupulous precision and conscientious care. It is a vegetable •compound of which every ingredient is sound, whole some, an medicinal in the true sense of the word. Now, we have three: prominent national complaints. One-half of the adult population of the United States suffer more or lees, either from dlscas.*s of the stom ach, derangements of the liver, or affections of tho kidneys. lu no other land under Heaven are these maladies so general as in this country, and Hostet ler's Bitters is a specific for them all, unless organic lu its origin, and therefore beyond cure. And let those who are fortunate enough to lie exempt front them at present, understand one great fact, viz; that an occasional use of this vitalizing tonic will as cer ; tainly prevent them as thesnn will prevent the earth 1 from freezing where its genial beams descend. TO CONSUMPTIVES. I The advertiser, having been permanently cured of 1 that dreaded disease, Consumption, by a simple remedy, is anxious to make known to his fellow sufferers tho means of care. To all who desire if, he will send n cony of the prescription used (free of charge', with the directions for preparing and using the same, which they will find a surf. CURE FOB CONSUMPTION. Asthma, Bronchitis, Ac. Parties wishing the prescription will please address Rev. EDWARD A WILSON. 166 South Second street, Williauisburgti, N. V . Family Medicine Cases A!VI POCKET COMPANIONS. DOCTOR, WHAT CAN YOU DO FOR MY FAMILY I I have quite a family, a good 'leal of sickness, the doctor conies often, and his bills arc not light , and in these times I should be gratified to have less sickness and lighter bills in this direction, if consistent with (ha Divine will. Well, my friend, I can do a good deal for you. I can tend you one of our Family Casks of Homckpathio iPKCTFXCS, which has a small book of directions, giving i description of all the various diseases which you can reat profitably, and full directions for use, giving the nedicines, diet, etc. The various specifics are all narked and labeled, so you need not bo at a loss which o give in a particular case, and the directions are so ■lain and simple that you need not go astray. With one f these cases, you or your wife will be able to meet anil treat three-fonrths of all the cases of illness which ccur in your family. You can do this, because yon see le sick child or patient at once, and long before the oetor would be called, and thus meet th" sickness with le proper remedy at once, and before it ha become irious. In using these simple and yet effective medi ;nes. also you avoid drugging the patient and thus eaenking the system, and laying the foundation of fit ire disease. You also are thus enabled to eradicate lose tendencies to chronic disease which exist in so any families and individuals; such asHerofula, (lout, insumption, etc. By the use, from time to time, as oc ,sion requires for such ailments or diseases as occur, of e proper specific, not only is the existing disease red, but the foundation, so to speak, of subsequent and grave chronic diseases is removed. The cense ence is that the whole family improve in health, have is and less sickness from year to year, have more vigor and better const it of ions, and thus graoually you work t from under the hand of disease and doctor .lust 9 reverse of this is true, under old school treatment, ery villainous dose of medicine paves the way for other, one visit of the doctor often necessitates a noth and a good thorough old school doctor can make (tents enough in the first ten years of his professional >, to keep him busy for the balance of his days, ose wrecks of men. made by the abuse of calomel, le-mass, quinine, iodine, opium and potassium, are i harvest fields of doctors. So my friend get out of s way of doctoring, (let a case of Specifics, and ■tor yourself and family when you can, ami when you st have a doctor, send for the most reliable one in r reach, and you will soon have sickness and doctors 9 visitors at your house. This is no fancy sketch. No mere windy promise- Thousands have done so, and you may do likewise. The amount involved in tile experiment is not large, and the attempt well worth a trial. FA.niLY CA.SEH Of 35 to 60 large vials, morocco or rose wood case, containing a specific for every ordinary disease a family is sul- Icct to, and books of directions „ „ „ „ . From IO to 835 Smaller Family and Traveling cases, with 20 . to 28 vials From 85 to S*S Specifics for all Private Diseases, both for Curing and for Preventive treatment, in via Ik and pocket cases From 92 to 85 „ POND’S MXTRACT f nrcs Darns, Kruises, Lament***. r,oi t-ir,. Sore Throat, Sprains, Toothnchc, Karachi', Neuralgia, Klicnmalisiii, Lumbago. Piles. Dolls, Slinas. Sore Eyes, Bleeding of il" Lung*. Nose, Stomach, or of Piles, Corn.*, Fl eers, Old Sores. Price, <i ox., 50 cents; Pints, 81.00: Onnrls, 81.75. I remedies, except POND’S EXTRACT, by the case or single box, are sent to any part of the conn try, by mail or express, free of charge, on receipt of the price. ALL LEXTERS MUST HE ADDRESSED Iliimplirey’s Specific llonieropatliie Medicine (lompnnv. Office and Depot, No. 562 Broadway, New York. FOR SALE BY ALL DRUGGISTS. Wholesale Agents.—E. Burnham A Son, Hurlbnrt A Edsall, Van Schaack, Stevenson A Reid, Chicago, !1! Jenks A Cordon, St. Paul, Minn. ; Brown, Webber A Graham, St. Louis, Mo.; Farrand Sheley A Cos., Detroit. Michigan. JOB MOSES’ Sir James Clark’s Female Pills. Those invaluable Pills arc unfailing in t.ie cure "f all those painful and dangerous diseases to which the female constitution is subject. They moderate ail ex esses and remove all obstructions.frohi whatever cause. TO MARRIED LADIES They are particularly suited. They will in a short lime bring on the monthly period with regularity; and although very powerful, contain nothing hurtful to the constitution. In all cases of Nervous and Spinal Affec tions. Pains in the Back and Limbs, Fatigue on slight exertion, Palpitation of the Heart, Hysterics and Whites, they will effect a cure when all other means have failed. The pamphlet around each package has full directions and advice, or will he sent free to all writing for it. sealed from observation. SPECIAL NOTICE. 1.,h Moses’ Sir James Clarke’s Female Pills are ex teusivelv Coi rv.:i sited. The genuine has the name of “JOB MOSES” ou each package. All others arc worthless T w erc the Gr.sriNE cannot be ob tained, One Dollar. w'■ b -tie fifteen rent-tor enclosed to tj, Vork' will insure a bottle ot the gen j JSSe! containing FMt/PiU.. by iec ” rely 1 sealed from any knowledge of Us contents.