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D. im) aloclU.p ra . attof Lot laltorad A,11 UUIIat Drr a aab4itMaar aqaata aaabr4 a: rr a MMHMir aqaata aaaar4 idHi olRklf .)Si,)aalk aanafa a llbar B k, foil ilia, la Iba barf arr'a rathiai a cllr, Dittrlei of Cnlbl, oTamaali Jal"tla of a two tiorr iuioiiiMii : riraoa in sOco ot Wul dlara oab t aad tha f Ur dow whaa taa propartr Uatraak olf Btatapa JOSHUA WniTIfBr.TrW. Jt17-oU CUAB.W BOTALBtt.Aort. BwTha kbofi it aU li jatpBtJJ WIPM KB CUAULKS W. BJrjCLSll.Aa(L ftVlO t4a aaJliMtpAiaJlWBDHUDATi ima titnaa4 pfo JOSHU WtllTMItr.TraalM March Md, ! .M ULltW fiTRbaa , Aal f17A4 tiur. BTCOOFEH A. rATIMEM. Ant'ri (8uflCBBora to JameaU MoQuIre SvUa.) Soathweateornar WootylTaola avenue and tUvtuta atresia TBnsTIKM IALB OF niOHLT TAtUABf.1 IMPKOVBD FHOPBBTV, OtO K, r&TH hlftlBT, uflB UUUibWEflTUF FirrBlSTU BTBBBT Drvlrtaar adadr lrtt, dalad lb filk thaCiraoltCoart of tha DUirlei of Coiuabla. la IbacBBHOf Bmltb 1. Hanhallat l , baftaalav BtapvlBtoa lloiraot aurtb, batat tka aoalbaatt oraoref orictBal lot Mo 8, raaalaf thaaoa daa aorth 134 faw tboaoa daa Nil SI faot. tbaaaa daa ontku U alraatliSfoot aad Ibaaaada waal wlih liaoof U alroai loplao of boilaalaf, wttb tka prtfUaaoof sales tk allor f war, ton rMtwtJola loa rt.r.linrrnTad bra tbrao atary bklOK UWBLLIMU with baek bi.li4laf.wa UiaUf alatoaa rooaia. araa aad water prlek uttUoa roar of lot. tuaatodoa lk aarlhalda of It atroat, balwtt FJfltoath atraol aid Tanaoal wUh aoiaa boartne tataraat V.?y!M"1 ttampaataiatsr partkaaor, roealrod at tin of bbi II y, O, WILROS.Traalao. dsOXl. LATlMaB, Aaes a-THI ABOVBBALB IS P08TPOBID UN Ul I vinitlAKX HM, mi noar bb piaoo ioar aBdplaeo Br ordtr of tha Traitoo COorBtt L ATI MA I4T1HAA Aaatloaoara falS .IBUtj.. B' T UREKN A WILLIAMM Ho BAOBootboMttirBor of Baroath sad D bU. TBtTATBB'a 811 OF BR1GK OWKLLIltri VOKK AKMni, BBTWBBIt f OCEia AHD Firtri BTlUBTd WAoT T rrtj Ur lriaoofadacrpBM4brthiBpTaias C"Bfluarioi in untnii wi jj. laahla. talivlt juaaviaaaoii( HOI lnal.iTkll.l Juki K.l i at. I will toll at pabllB aaetloa oa FttlDaY. b tsfroatoftha pramUaa. tha whI part of Lot Ho T. la Beaare Ko HI frjatlaftl rMlBlaaksaaa Haw ToikaOBBO.aad aioadlB bat-k lha dapib oftholot Tba waal n foot S laobea U tnpror.4 w th ilwi atorr aad ba.amaal Brlek llpaao Tba adjotalas M t a laehoa la a vbcbbI It. I will do ram psiiiwii' a.aiap. at ..! f rabjr. ..,,..- nuiIN A WILLlTbV fa y Aaatloaoara B" YUnnKN WII.LIAXH, Anc(ra. outbaaat coraar tttreatb and U atraU AMianti'B baibofValwabli BDILDIira " T. FlioaTIMtl-OM BOHTII MttTKtBT.BB. TwVaNrilNTUAHOTBBTUITBBBTIlnBST, -,HA"S .L.u.i...v t lorn Emm mil,, a.utiv . ,- w -- . n ad rod dollata wllJo jaqatrod dowa lha dor of aala ufukui amun ihwm flSIItl A WILLIAMS. Star Chraa 1 ABctloaaaro BY 4JOUPEU aw LATIMm, Awt ra., (Buaaaaaora toJai U McUulrs Aitjo) Bosthwoal aoraor of FaaaarlvaBla artaaa aad Blavakthauati. TBUBTIt'B BALI OF VALDABLB IM PR OVID FkopKKTr oNosTKksr.mTwksa sjxtii gaVBHTH STRUTS, IN TUB BEAU OF TUB aaravruMiaa auiab. Ally virtue of a doad of truit, boartag date Jolrfl, )H,(o Jha W.MorMllaad Marr loraalf. bla wl ., al HUkard T woraoir. ursaloo,).all of loo alt f WabJaiHa, D C ft William J Btaa1Jr , oMhaaaraa plaoo.raoordad la Llbir C T. H? -9 MloitfJ. A. , aad br rlrt iaa of a doaraa or tho Coartol BqaUr, Uarlaf date tbo S7lh daf Of April. 18dS, appolailaa Iboaab. ir ir"t, ,Vi"nr,lnlM"f 4 laaaateo. o aloak p, at . oa tbo paa.jaa, lot aaMbarodt, I joa, Lot aaMbarodf. itiBI U fsoi aa O atnll IB WO aorik KiaaroaaoiborodiV, froatlBS U fot oa Q atraol with InproTfuoats. ia of ailo Ubo half tha panhaaa aaaaor Tarua of ailo Ubo hair tbo parffeaaa aaaaor uii ihoioaldao la twaauaal laaUlmoBtaat als 18 il dl 01 r tba aall rof otaa aadlwalBnoaiharroudarfBla,wUklBUroai, far which Ibaparahaaor'aaoUaaooar-d br adoad of traat ea tba proporlr aold. btaupa sad eVBraBelafat ibBaoatoftba par- chaaar C00FBB LATIMER Aartloaaata Optlciaoj. TIT3 THE EVESWUT accurately tuttep with PtiUti or otler Spectada ly merely aniwtnng a few question). II H UEAlPLER, Optittan, National Hotel, Bookbinder! bBB AND f APIB-EOLIk. Bo m Faaaarlvaala araBso,balwaoa Taalhaad Blavasthslreota aoalhilds Booka aUsaallrer plainly boa ad Fariiii.aU ssdaswipspsr irfiUvalta4sdte. finkoaaahoTlf. allOo'olowkrf B W . I- Ulaaa Blta," bMw. FtoH ea atraola wal fanw Har4kaVkkowa Waro Kw, acdaBtnBBtof ".U,tt.V.'M . J. XJL LtbrTBd B, If. o.ollj 1U. iU . oat ! lhaUad roMrda foe wraaViaitoa sofatr.la Oil Irlet of OolombU, I bll aallBlpablie aaetloa, oiTClBSDAT.lba lftifcdaro Vabraarr. 187, at 4 o1clo.k p. ... la, frual of tba ptamiaaa, pula of Lota 1SB1 17. Ia itiaara US, aaordla t Uaaab. fiftaloaof oriflaai lt BBjbr4l, 1 1 aal II. m mA un.iM. im Am md.iiliiru la ChuMr tr Tho iwoparaai win do ram p ,TMiasaflBUiOae third oajhibaUaoa at a'a sad twalfa noatka, ftr whtek ika aua of th porabaaar.OMaradto thatuftloaof tbatraa to, baarlaslatorort romlbadar of bbIb. will ba lakaa. aadailaa rataiaai astba praomoa aold A dapoalt of oa oaak pareol wilt bo rooalrad at ii..lL..I l All ooavaTaaelBB aadiavaaaa ui MOBDAT.tbatStbof Fabraarr, A P la7Vt at 4 u alock P m.J I shall aall aa lao promlaa; Ual TBlaablaatldliS lot, kaowa aa part of Lot Ho 11,1a BaairoMaikO barias a front of M foot lllBchaaoa Hortk BUaat.raBalBfbaak with a dptb of ) foot, coaialalac la alt 1,730 ijaars Tarnn Ona-thlrd tah balsaca la alt b4 twalra noatka, with laUraal, aad aoearoi bra doad of traata tha piataUoa. . All foaiBraaclB 'I' i CaidUUaf r ib4 rtf4inai, tWBlSBUMB'JbrWUICBUoo fceiwlLhof it AlTOfd'B etUrt from the Sovtli I 1 lTlirTA,UFITBBITTtfa Wr W. rVfArjO (bJovwrdf . DiinOnnuti I look oat looa LbtM n- trtoclimcou, irtlcQ flank Lba KYonodt of tm raimwTwa woaer mc cnmngo whlcb, fonf khoft y6rt bar teide TbMO Uttb'Wprit. w&er rebell defied tbp proath of freedom, bare now rlien til 'rain of brick and itobt to ibeltor tha children of tba frw and moow them with Ibe power of knowledge; Tbe roar of balterlea la opw axehBBcedfortbetnnilo of ecbrjol aoDnod rediatioor. i' ,' . W are akrt for proKreia i Bueb aUewd ?ililotf N rfotigb.vIa'o IhUTrogreMl ha Uttltaltoa ermtb a. aehool lo Juch a plAM(aodthtAflb cunei of wtydwaUJ U battbetxatajJoi pt the end. J bat lU teaed,to them, from the model departmeot to ti KMrinA In lBnanarB and matbotnaUCB. an tata Uitify tolbaacaraeyaodeiilhU' aUum liotMpOFUAMidtdMhei'i Blaeir board deatooetratloni eapeaUUly ibovTed ready braloe and.iuurni nDjr. At the opening of IbeeTtalag iwiloa In tha Urn nablla hkll thiDirDlIa rtaoeeled permlBtloa to elng or me -Jt art rtiv," fa chndltkAmptkttr;eTldea)i1ritippoilog the loog fcrieaatflf t6tktbtf foddeDt. to which tbe frtQine, .wwtucr au gireo world-wide famev weald bo kaew to me. Thf j rendered U la ikct ilrae aad with ranch BDtrlt. At the doae. I aoffffrjted that thlinaetnot mtrelybe trie la aoMbwtlo farii that It U trne, pethapif far WyoDd, what Iter were aware of. I then made a brier tutcmoui et oat urea utoaiana vr four thooiand colored jchoola of different, kind, varvtog grade, a4ranecmeDt.de.. from tbe )owcat primary to- tboaeof fall college claiiCf. I detcrtDed commeBcemeot gradoaUoDi of each clejiee which, I had wltneuedi and poeUlont whlcb thegradoatea; are'aow wrciapjlogi ttreetWrnd ;er hon oredDameacommUaloner. and tbe Inter eit joa feel In regard to all, eepeclatlj At 1 an fa UDlrenltj. Tbe whole,eoool bent forward I ipoke, erery face boamlog with lalanaa loUreil. I eonld not arold tbe remark. In cloalog, tbal t hd meiiaf ea to tend ton I ihoaldba moat happy to bear them. A atlent panae of aoonb nan a mnnw, a,uq m u uoj in at ui tant corner blowly arose, etoo4 a moment la thonffht. and then eald. "Tell General llow ard we are all thankful for what be U doing rorua. we wmenaeaTor 10 improTo iqch privilege, aawlprepare-onraeleeafor OMfal nMii" a. ahott TjauBC. and ba added. 'tocW 'Vt rwgiouuy, ana potuicauy." i giro me exact worde aa pencilled at tbe moment, nl teredwiin aeunerauon ana moet appropri ate emphailf. Before lea ring next morning tbe encloeed written metBaget, each lolbe handwriting of the anthor, accumulated In my hand. 1 end them wltboot correction, expressed u yon ten In great clmpUcUy, bnt they are th4 Totce of thoee young heart to jur. Tbe lad who la thle ecbool two yean agd rati you the meiaage 'lmmoitallxed.j Tblttler, la now a half grown young man and a promUlng icholar.. Iamaorry to aay be waa not present lilt mother aide htm in all tier power, but a eteb father (an Intemperate man) baa taken him from cbool, insisting tbal he help support blm self and ,lbe family. I did not hesitate to sanction measures to bare him. retanu Will not someone become patron of ibis Interesting boy! lie was pointed oat to me to-day la front of pur Ravings bank, (Inst being opened,) gaxlog up at the new sign, "Hare yoa any money beret" I inquired. "No, air,", said be. "but I mean to bare." To Chattanooga la the morning. Toars, dte-. Tery twpectfally, (WfM4.) , J H AI.TIRP, GenU. 8apL Kdaeatlon. Tbe following are specimens of the mes sages to General ZIowsrd referred to In tbe abort letten ratal Tits weoai aonooL, ArLaarai Oi . flat laaaarr ft t.liawASD Jirt It la trna that wa ware In bond c, and if It had not baaa for tbe klad people of tha North we ahonld bare baon alavaa tbla day. laataad.wa are frte. Ob. hew thsakfall fast besaaie we have laaraed toprsr. wauasiT Awaar. Wright Kemp, the above boy, has lost Die ngQl ana, ana is aooai. lourwau jcara old. An.ivrA.OA.Jaa 11, Wa at You Will vloaaa tall Ilea Howard wo are Irylar tortoa aa laat aa poastvlo. aad X hopswoahhlr soon be able to do aaaah 0xl amoor oer peonlo. And X hope Ma name will ever bo remembered among oar people as one that has doof muoh good "'"'"'"U"Uft.L,DlA.6..,I?. orAacuita,Oa. Art IbtaUib!tt, Jaa I. WO. -. will on fiUaao to tall tha Gtaorsl that wakavebooooxpootlag Bin for some time la oureltrwIthreaJor, IhOMViirf rlalag aa pooplo Vfm are strlrler with all our atrength.aad mladS to progreas, both la our book a aad also ta our duty to Ood. Wa will ever remembar bin la our prsytra aad do return nini Binaareinaoao tor bib Kiaanoaain aldlacua ao ouch mapaauuuy, (Sljoed) " ATtAiTi.Oi .Jaa.fl Dbam Siat We are aad to near you have does aa muh (or ui. aa4we will oerer forest you so lose As the world ateads Tour friend. Jt Tf.MAltLOW. AxoTBknBARTaqAkB in San jTbahcisco. An earthquake rUtted Ban Francisco yes terday, causing tbe hotels and pubUe build logs to be vacated lnstanter. Tbe streets were filled with people before the shock bad hardly cdased. Fortunately U occurred about, the time of tbe recess In tbe public schools, and many children were outplaying. In, the schools which were Inrsesslon the teachers managed to keep the children under control, though in one of the schools tbe misses created Quite a ponlcw Tba castom.boose) wae uninjured, but was soon emptied of Hi occupants The cracks made by theOcto-. bur shock la some of the buildings were widened a little, bat no material damage was sustained. Tbe shock occurred at 19il3 o'clock, and laALd seven seconds. The direction was from sontbeast to northeast. There waa si general panic, but no damage was sustained lODUuaiegf ine snocK was ieii obcivh mento. Santa Cms. San Jose, Oaklaid, and other places. Funeral services were being neiix in wasmngion sirees csp cnurca, and there wae a large attendance. At tbe first tremble the pastor and congregation rtuhed for the doors, and several ladles faJnd, but no one was serioosly Jojyred, The old frame buUdlngs on the wharves iwayed and creaked, bnt the waters la tbe bay ebowed no unusual eommotlon. Tbo shock was quite heavy at Fettaiuma, caus ing the people to vacate tb brick trulldlags. Tbe weather was clear and warm at the time. Tna matrimonial eagagemeat of Gen, Beauregard and Miss Bass, o( New Orleans, Is annoanced. VIPIUHrVCOUBT, FtBBDltr S, 1970 DUtrirt of Cotumbts iTathtng ton tonnt r.' (i IOIIDII TWIIIMV.III !. ' ia mo aaao vi . n, mrr, muiih Iratnr f t a. of BailJr B Clapp dacaaaod.tba adtaiaiairaiora (.a aioraaaii aai, wun loaafprv' aoaatf afot-wal. 1. A D W for tho EbbI b dlatilbatloa of tbo prnal oatataof aa4f tbooMiU laha4. aafaraa booa oollaelad aad taraad latonoa tho Baal Battlataaat aad oiaaweaaaMaa, jao aaaiaBavo wharaalllho arodkloraaad hoi; aaa aoiro or aai oaaoaaoa wlih tbalr alalaa proporlr aiaarwlia br law bo oa. aouaae ta aiiiao, TOBhod,o (Bay ma mar oihorwlia 1 iBBtnt la aald da dad from alt h.D.nt la aatd daoaaaod'a oatatoi proTldodaaopr of thlaordar bo pabLLahod oaoo a wooa ior laroo wtaaa in iita aaiioa-ti, airvi.c WTlo as lathi WLT. .4. WIBBTBI. TUTUI.hPutMt CoBhtilf Til. DitTEIC? i?oyT;olbiBiTTia in kQOiTir Sf .t ! "" "I"' ' 1" ?J,rr M.lipr.TU.M,r.(4M. rl.r ..fuMrU.I. fcttr. S.'tflS'.'lSSi'iR' ""'"," " bj ibo ..onra. Atraooopjrt S J MB10J, Clark fab.1 Tblw TTKITID BTATEB PATBBT OFFlCaC " U WiiNixtTOa, D 0 , Fakraarr 1.1IH. Oa tha poiltlon of Faabialoa I Hbthodb, of Waiaoltflila, Cobb., prarlag for tba oatoaaloaof a-rlaBlsTau4 to Llia oa tha IVhdar ( Mar, l5i, aad rtloJ on tho liih day of Mr, I860, Ux an lB.pMV.urat Ja jaaklBf Urai K.t Ills AiJarad that Iho taalluiOBT la lha tin ba rad that Ibo teaUuiOBr la lha caio be tha llih day of April aaati thai tha iBgarcaoiaata aad lba Bxamliar'B rs aiUdio thatiddar ( April a tit nd patlttoa be baard oa Ibe 17th, 4ay of aioaaa o 11 UnaforaltBi tMtl bo ltmn Ual aald patlttoa ba btrd oa Ibe 17th, 4 lay paraos waj oppoaa tbla aitaaaloa, (,9-Wlw CenmlulsBsre & wmiiHTOiTMCTi x'd liriwini i :S3 TemolPorToiliMol'Vh t'eiboij eJacitloo.l rM,'Ub lb. txctfltoq of Mr. retbodj Rtmtl, rltrf l Ihh tllr from BiMmora yititi't , M p. m. At 7 o'clock Ibtf &pQ jlitbtt. rr.tld.nU Bmirrtil4UT. Coi. Oioiai K. Liit, AuUUol AJJuUat aeirl tlliV(t P p.rtmentf bai tend.nd blf KKlcntttoDtirblch hat not btoJ i;ttl, M)l br lb. Fral- Thi Diomu icatou xlwit, U. T, trnrnn lii R.il.LWblUlj, ull.i jaUtttJ uofa(iigMp.rtbrit,reipU M tb. Pfttl dtut.tmt im.vn.bt. to oDMIn id latf tw, on taoon.t of b C.blaM bed la miIoiu ' ' lq'SlfltnT 1ir n TUlcT bl dlracll tb.t tb. Axlit.nl Tnuanit .nd Ibl United BUW dtpoaltorlei b. fornlib! with tha lntejiij niian. rori, .nd tb.t .11 clrenlnra nun.Uo( rrom tb. Truinrj D.p.Ha.nt tb.ll M publl.li! thtreln ror tb. Information ot OnTusmmt cnTt. Thb BKaiTA.ar or Wa dlrecU that lnt cases .where taa alute of V toe rt-martial! Involves confinement for a definite period of time the confinement shall be ccnildrredss commenclngattbe date of the promulgation of tbe sentenae lorjcn, If the person sen- teneea is ia castoay a tnat ume, uBioaa tnv, time for Us commencement la otherwise ax pressly firad by tbd sentenee of tb court; or In the order promulgating the proeeedlngsi Tm Natiokal TaaATaa-Mlss Usggle Mitchell presohtBd inef Comparatively new play of "Loile," for iho second time,- last evealsg, and constderlBg, the dreadful vrwuhef the, attemdaofie Was good) Tbli aOernoon the dramaof "Aladdln'l will bi glren at (wo o'clock, and we expect thai the)avifies Vllliarri u(, en nyn'scti wit ness this spectacular drama. "Lorle'' will b presented again to night. t Tna Feajs FAtfLTNb(wUhstandlng thoj severe weather of last night a fair bonsj waa La attendance at Lincoln Hall to heat tbellme-bonoredFeak Family. This family, taken ,a tnlsee, are vfonderfal In thelt musical tnaBlpuIatlon of the bells, anil have lost nothing of their wonted pepta larlty. They are well worth, hearing. There will be a matinee this, afternoon, and this evening's entertainment closes' their engage ment la the city for the present. Thb fiVHDAr Uebal. which under Ha new aad able management Is growing very popalar,Ansounces In another column soma of tkepdaipailarUcliiWBlchvfllt be pre ecnted to Its readers to-morrow. Tbe paper Is lure to bo filled with any variety orar- ttctes tafflctent to gratify the various taste of the readers and yet offend none. Thi editorial Is sprightly, and they promise to morrow to give a fall report of the late local news. a THB llOUSU JOOICIABT COMMITTBB yU tcrday hat up tba lCcOarraban case and heard an argument In his favor by Jndgn raschal. Mr. Wm. M. Erarts spoke for tho New Ibrta Company. The commute di rected both parties to file ibelr documentary arfdence before Monday, at which time f. special session of the committee will bo held to review the case. The committee aJso agreed to favor the bill conferring conenr ranLiarlaitlptlonuDon the courts In tha sev eral Btatee relative to maritime and admiral ty cases. Tna Fifth Auditor baa issued a circular requiring that all persona having buitneii with that office must hereafter, to verifying their accounts, hare then) sworn to befori an assessor, assistant assessor, collector, deputy collector, United States commit! aioaer, clerk of court, Judge, Justice of (he peace or notary public In cases of verifica tion before tbe two last-mentioned officers 4 clerk's certificate of the official character of the person administering tbe oath mustbi properly attached, and a Ore cent revenue stamp afflxed to tbe same. When either ctf the abova-oamed -have an official seal t.v Impression thereof shoold accompany tha jurat. TavrBUBCR Cslbbeatiox of Wajhiso Toa's BiaTttDAt. The on hundred avng thlrty-lghtlit abrnlanaVy of1 Waiklngtia's Vryuiayoriii DeeiaDraieaooVj,aeaa in 23d Instant, at tbe First Congregational church, corner of Tenth and O streets, by a mail tempo nm ce msetjDtVDB'air fD d pices of tbo Congressional Tfcmperaueo So ciety, Oraud DlvUIon Sons of Temperaneoy Grand Lodge of Good Templars, Tempi of Honori Independent Order ot Bechabltes, Jcnadab, Tfasblngtoii Temperance Society and Catholic Total Abstinence Society of the plstrfctof Columbia. Tbe meeting will con. vene at A o'clock, p. m, and be prealdsd over by Hon. Henry Wilson, with a Jong list p( prominent and dlatlngaUhed gcatlemea vice presidents and aeereUrtcs. Tna Mjsuisirri bill, which passed th Senate oa ThursdAy, was laid before thb Presldsnt yesterday for hi signature. Tb members elect, Messrs. George K. narria. George C. MeKee, J. t. Morpbls, and L. W. Fierce, caUed at th Exicatlve Mansion about 13 o'clock to request him to delay signing the UU until th bill removing po litical dlsabllltlM had passed Congress. Th President was too much engaged before th meeting of the Cabinet io seo them, and they were-uuablA to urge their point. It 11 underetood If the blU admitting Mississippi should become a law immediately It will preiuiXrUta members of lb dcWiiloo frbnV Uklnf thetreale. Uenoe tb iaxUty to have (ho rrtaldent withhold his signa ture. j6fb"bT Wail's Pfeba Uovib. "Muks and Faces'1 was presented by Mis Laura Keen and her comedy company last evening, and a more enjoyable performance be not bee seen during tbe season. To-night the en gagement of this uleoted company cloeee. and we regretfully bid them adieu, aod w are glad to learn that there ts a prospect of her return at a aay not jar distant, his Keen la an excellent actress hers!, Las a perfect knowledge of aU tbe requirements of th stage, nod eh has uxrtJuUd nersllf wltqtnoewuo can eneauveiy lepport oer. To-night Goldsmith's fine old comedy, enti tled, "She Stoop to Conquer," and tb drama of "Robert Maealre' will b pre sented, and we have no doubt that th house will be literally packeo. TueWbaxlt Refubuqav for thlaweek Li now on Qor counter, and cab. bo( obtained In wrappers ready for mailing. We com mend It to atl sojourner la Washington to send U abroad to their friends as tbe best eomplUtloB ot he news of th week that can b bad. We not among article of gen eral Interest th correspondence la relation to the English International Exhibition) the presiaUtloatoFrofJokn'M. Laogston of Howard University) some pertinent fact In relation to the "income ui Superintendent Alvord'i letten on tb condition of the freed men j communications from seriral ion fee la reference to the District Medical Society, WA8niNGTOJr v.CLTf. D. CSlTUltDAY MORNING, FEUIlU'AIlY 19, 1870, report of the naval rank board ( Coogrr tali al repi Kist tb oplaton of Jostle Cllffori th V cGsmnAQ rauj, adllottal Artldas, in '""I tmfliujt uepanmeniai news or tie paUv nek a Tarlctyof well selected trddlig mUa run toptca of i general taUrestj sadey iw, and pafamn of Sunday reading.' A ,"t OaDiRi-AMUtanl Surgeon F. '. EUer, ft at Fort Col ambus, New York har bor, V bis been ordered to report for datyTto the) wwmkMleg gerier'al. LVpaHmeat bt th flatt; Cat. 9. Af HartveU, tinat, UeKb .wa 1 relieved from duty Jo, th DeparV meol bfrrgTnla, The followlna? oflVe. ja4 lachM,-haT,bBor4erid io report lo i.W Oominisaloaer of Indlaa lr.tf--L V "dBljri "Major L C. Bootos, Capm. O. M.UAnwBlVW. p. Wlrson and H. L B jnwi.bsnLBBantW,U.Aadrew. Fin Jrtart Taeniae L. Alitn unas 's -t" relUVedftom aatytn the Mm, - ymcm lwaniT5. Det)rtinnl Af Virgin bb4 ordered to hla bnme tnawiM Kliia. On llu b .. .'.J 1 ww.m, a iiK4toim.aa.ilOA .r tiiii Qn.ttrfi Mtr acnntnL LfciCaJ. It, ). loWubln ttMfor ddlr ,t Ibl.pUci il. wlUb. rellCTod froo Mj I,, tb. Depot loenlof tb. Uiuul bj C.pUO. W. !).. 1870. nrit Wool .. w. ir. ii.o..ii mttKbtd, bm b-w M j,. , p.nn.M.tl - ! " . u. Atoore, paymaster anja fArmtrl nrl .... . .. -!- a sat aecreutrjoi; jx-rreeidett Joknon,bflbtfp relieved Trom doty Wiie r" - noi in. MilMnN,. tb. eonple. tl of 'j,, jmtM tuliati blm, md nil nain, tlon im. Tn -tia ia i.vi .ir. iprU' t. Uol.Moor. wilt tttnra kyWlit. "WjantLUtuIleil eonrnlMM io uta, bU edyniu. NiVix. Oioiai. Too followloi wdwl wer, uiim jcMnrdijt CpUln. J,.B, Sjrong, J. r. TttUej, nod LlonWnint Cim muuki S. N. MUItr, to Wn-blntton for.f. wniAmtloa for promotlnoi AuUUni p.l muUn rrednlcK C. Allir ii J. Qrjji. loo, to rbllndelpbl. for tmIo.tlon tot prb motloni Tklrd AuUUnt Engineer Tbotnli W. riUb, to Bortoa for .umlmloa for promotion, CUcbnd CommnndA 'JL I. Oren.'frou tbt commnndof tb. Semlnola .ndplMfti m wUnt order,) Llenlennil K. SXener, M.iter, E. T, itrone;, Wi U. Brlee, dd E. Vf, W.Uoo, AxUUnl Bnrieoo J.K. llnrtitll.CliUf Encloeer Jobn U.Loor, Tint Aiiltunt Engineer Joeeph rrillej, Bnond Aiilit.nt Engineer Cbnrle. Hj Uin ring, ..J 1. A. B. Smltb, m BoUwIq Jobn UeJItrrom tbe Bemtnol. nndplnced on wUng ordor. Pinned Aailit.nl P.j. muter Jired Llnilj, Jr., from Ibe Seminole Mid ordered to lettle bU. nceonote i ICuttr Wubbnra Mijmrd, from th, Bemlnole nnd ordered to doty nt the N.tiI ArUemji Comminder lulph Ctuidler, fromib, com tnnnd of Ibe Tnllnrooi. oa tb, totb or April .wi tuA rdNd to tb. Xw York nnry J.rd Oommudor Ju. K. Benlum, from tb. Mtw Jfork n.T7 7rd m th, 3d of M.j a, Mid plul on mriltoc; .rderi i LT., tennnt C. A. Bcbetkj, from tbo Snucni nod placed on wilUns wd.n Muter W, II. Webb, from the dv.1 itntjon, Monnd Cltf, Illinois nnd orderej to tbe Bnngnl Pint AitUUnt Engineer P. M Renrlck. from the Nr Tork Jird .nd gr.nUd lenre of 10- eence riret AuleUnt Eogloeer A T. E. tnlln end Second AiiUUnt Engineer Wm. C. Welle, from the Pljmonth .nd placed on wilting orden. Tna Mexcrartaivlr CADRTsmrt. The CommlUeo on Military Affairs had before themyeiUrday a witness who lsnnderatood to have tesUfiad to bavlog bad negotUtlo -vritb Ur. J, It. Sypher, a brother of 4he member from Louisiana, In refer nee td lb parebase of bis cadetshlpe, but no arrange ment were made, owing to a disagreement a t j price. II farther testified that he sub sequently purchased the two appointments of Mr. Blackburn for 1750 each, and that tna twft Tnono mfn nbtalnajt lh innnl.i. '. meats one to tbe Naral Academy aad tbe other to the Military Academy. Tb com mittee IU dally, and Is proiecutlng Its In vestigations with much energy and deter mination, to go to th bottom of the matter. The Washington correspondent of tbe New Tork Urrald say with reference to this Investigation. MAmonc tbs partlaa charted with atlllnf ea-Utshtpalaaae Iron South Caroline Tb aateofthtaRafiraaaotatlvo ts 11. If.WI.ltte aaana. of -toiith Uarollae. whahaa alalod tkua far la bis awa doroaaa that the chants acalast faint were made by a noraon who was prompt ad by paraonal aplto without assutnlac to paia J ads meat for or aralaal Wltlaaaors a line of oaiaaeo, a uii juiiiuh itricfrapairif; mai to-dar two nor wllat aeca, Uoloaal Oapohatt Ai4Br A SahrBfr.aoesanlaarlatha PaUat Umt. I oa tl Bod befota the eomnlttee thla mora i of, ana ooo or loan aiataa rxtaltlrtlr thai IU Whlttanor offt rod to aell his eadat shir for tha aun of 2,ooo Tho witness thuaUatlfilaf aaaertad that howent.tosae Whlttsnote Cos a friend who ilaalrarl Id hava hla attfi attnointail aa a. maJtak fie naked Wbtttenora, It la altts;d. wkathar na am at oauoi-aip io uiapwaa 01, IO wbuU he aaBwored, Yea, there It Is , aad you eaa have It for .,000 Thar are a aood naoy ap pllaatloae, balyou eau have It tor II ooo aew, Tbewltooaa aaaarla tbat bis otjeot In sn proMhlac Whltonore wae to obtain, the p- folatmont In a proper way, not by pnrahaslnf I, and that whs bo fouad that the Hopraooo atlve was oo the naka" bedopartad. Lorta, Rloaum, rTafler and othir tnambors of tho Military fJonnntee seen to be very earaaat lathe loTtBtifatioa, ana ir the abargte are brouf ht hone to anr uenbero of the prtaoat Ifouaeao merer will ba shown than, whathar Demoeratsor XtspubUaaut, pronlnent or In- algal Be ai. COWFIRMATIOM BT TUB SSHATB. Tb Senate, la executive session, yesterday con firmed the following nominations! William Strong, to bo Associate Justice of th Supreme Court of tbe United States, Man- Ion Chance, to be Consul at Nassau, N I Jame Gray Jewell, to be Consul at Singa pore t John T. Delaplalae, Secretary of Le gation of th United States at Vienna. Col lectors of Customs Wm. It. Unse, New- port, Ataasacbusettsf Timothy E. Ellsworth, Niagara, New York, James Brady, Jr., Fall IUrer, Massachusetts Thoma Lorlng, Plymouth 1 Israel 8. Adams, Great Egg Harbor, New Jersey) Jamea II. Dartlelt, tittle Egg Harbor, New Jeneyi Jobn Young, Bandnsky, Ohio. Surveyors of Customs Charles D. Howard, fialem, Mas sachusetts) A. IV Underwood, Bostoo, Mas BAchUAtUJ. reappointed. Assessors of In ternal Revenue OcUvlas II. Blocker, Third North Carol! aa District, Charles T. Watson. First Georgia. Collector of Internal Reve nue Ephralm Latham, Thirl Alabama) Joseph II. Blackburn, Marshal Middle Dls trVt.of Tennesseei Silas Reed, in ba Bur. vyorutmerAoi,wjoiauif Territory, John W. Loogyear, to" bo 'Judge of the United State Court for the Eastern, District of Michigan, Wm.A. Cooper.. Pension Arent atNewOricauB. Potmajer-.IIarveyRlee, A-ne.ps,n. xi vmf ufllsal,&chenectAdy, NiYei Jarae M. Comley, Colamtmi, Ohloj E. O. Balnbrldge, Old Point Comfort, Va j Bruce Johnsoo, Shelby ilUe, IQli., jA&, per- ner, deaersoavuie, iod.j Isaac W. Jones, 8ns quehann Depot, Pa, Jnstlcei of tb Peace for tbo Dlstrlct-UUlmao A Hall, James Donaldson, Thomas C. Connolly, Edward G Handy, Richard A. nvde, Jobn F Cook, Amos Hoot, Horatio R. Maryraan, Arnold U Johnson, Wm. H. Chase, Samuel W Pearson, James C. Dalln, Alexander Gird ner. John Cornell and Eraitus C. Weaver Rejected Wm. D. Fnrraml. r.tiant at Celtaoi Kobrt L. Brown, Collector Internal Jtwicuuc, a A.njiiyiTanja uiitnct, V A L E A ST'Y. IWFOHTANT CDEHKSPOHDBHCE. We ribllsbed a day or (wo ago a letter from Oeieral Sherman tn Admiral Pnrttr !a ffUUoax Vh urat rank. Wa publish this mclacJtho fetter of Admiral Torter (o whUbtbAt ofOeaeral Sherman -wai a rerlr. and also a letter from 8argoa Wood, chief or iMDirtAuor Medlela And Surgery, lo Oenerai Sherman. In order to make o record omt1ete. we rerreduco also aenerkt Sherman's latter. ' ADMIBAL rOUTXJt TO OBftRRAL BffSRMAW.) i- . FATV.DBrAaTBBar, I . U"lT Hthfalraarr.lau'.i 0arl If T AAtraran, USA, Wathl Dear buiajLLi ThaA .a an effort balriff tad to bar poattlv rank coofevrad oa the so-CRped suit offlcers of the navy, and the resnuwiu D enacted oy tor opinion run mayexpressln relation to tho effect absolute staffrank, bA on the army . In the f navy it woold rssnll In the demoralisation of the S hole fcTrior', and the ships might a well (laid up, for It Lt mor Imporuotlntbe natvythaQ ta tbe army that tb line officers TiK-tll tiaerak ahanlntai iwilivil XRhavhad mr Lhan ordinary1 later Matta with tna ttarr. ana wen amow wnat enact tt would lure to Invest staff offlcers wlUBtMalUra Mhk. &ud make them ladDen dent of the commander and execntlva otneer. very traiy rours, t Signed. DAvro D. Porter, Vic Admjrf 1. R-fRRAL SOBRUAW TO ADMIRAL FORTER. Baaeea'a AaauiarrwB 0rTBBT4Taa, I Fbrarr U. 170. f A-tmlrml DatU D. rrir, Dmrt t Dear Admiral 1 hare rour letter of yes terdsT, and hope yon are mistaken In sop- poaiBgtnaK my oniwo can in any manner affect the result of the qjestlon of the rank fpoaiuveor assinuiateaj oi mostauoucers of th navr- I n am observed tbe feellne which has been developed by th controversy, and have natamlly deferred to tb Judgment of each naval officers, llko yourself, as have treat their whole lives at eea, and bar risen from lb bottom to the very top of your profes- Bioev,.Ae job romaiB, n abtq ama goou op Dortualtle to studr taasublact at sea. bar ing made several voyage In alt aorta of creftA. both Bailing and steam, and on war vessels aa well as packets on of the being from New Tork lo California In the Lexing ton, naval store ship, eornmanded by tbe nreseut Admiral Bailer, and tbo result or conciuaioa ia laat i aow wan w pc m bo In bdv veasal wUh rnxtr tlian one captain.. ......... ....., .-.! u... .. ...' or when In case of eoUUnt to him th right and powers or nil successor are net clearly presirlbed by law or naval custom. II Dy conicrnog tsti nftra, ranc on toe Brgeans, paymaster, agauesrs, e the power or tna captato, exaeuuro oincer, i nrst lieutenant.) or -or tbe officer of th deck, Is diminished or mad doubtful, X would con sider the change Tery damaging to tbe ser vice. Tha object ot aU rankle not so much to cooler power or honor aa to fix rcsponsl bUIty. Thus, If changes at sea on a loog voyage would leave tbe ship with a staff off cer on board senior to the actual narat com mander, tha Government could not afford to let that commander off In case of wreck, disaster or defeat. Therefor I lake lt for granted that no taw will ba enacted that wUl lean ltdouUtul who Is to bo th re- sponsible oomnunder la any event. In the army aU oar fttalT officers bar actual rank. ibey hold commissions frtyj tha Prtsblaat as generals, colonels, majors, capuui, ate., which xee tnelr pay, allowance, prece denco and privileges generally. But the sixty-second article of war clearly establishes who is to command. If upon merehca. guards, or In quartan different corns ot the rny shall happen to Join or do doty tofethor, the um.fr hlahaat la raek of the line of Ibe atmr, aaarlae corps or aaUItla, by eonaiUaloo, than on duly or la n.ttiiri. ahall eatanaivd tha whola aad alffa orders for what lo oaadfultothaMtvUo.ua- .MathamlaeBMelallf dtreoUd hrtb ProaU ant oi ins uotiaa niaioa, aeaorai nature or the ease Therefore, fand It fraouently happens.) whenR captain or lieutenant, find himself senior, he commands the whole, although there may be tinder him surgeons, paymas ters, quartermaster, Ac , with commissions of colonel or major, who must obey hi or der. Bo long a a line officer 1 present for doty he 'must command, II cannot ten walv It, for tb uovernmeat nous mm per sonally responsible for whatever duty r en terprtse the command may bo engaged In. This Is true ae toUteconuaandlog officer, and It 1 practically true aa to the H officer of the day," who corresponds with your "omccroi suoucBB,-aa aiaotoo bojbmui., who simply take tbe order of tbe command ing officer. In all other respects th sUffoJlcer hv their foil advantage of their rank. Oath wbol our rmyystm seems to work well In practice, but I do not feel Justi fied la Baying, therefore, thai tba same plan wonld work In the navy. Of thla yoa must be th better Judge. Asa matter of course. U Mod of bills find easy admission Into Congress for de bate) but I feel certala th majority of th members wlU not force oayou any system of naval government that yoa thlnkV-wlU result In tbe "demoralisation" of the ser vice. I rather think they wUl derer to those who go down to th lea la great ship tomak tbe lawi which will preserve tha discipline of the navy, and make It what It has always been tbe pride of our country. With great respect, yoof sincere friend. W. T. Sbrruav, General. IUHOEOE WOOD TO 0BWBH1L BRIRMAW. BAvr DinarifBir, I BraiAmr MseieiBB abb reamer, 1 WAIB1B4T0B, rh IT, 117 4 Tv a$nrAl 8htrmn. Drab Biei I cannot refrain from convey ing to you the satis faction which I and other officers of the sun com derlv from toot letter of tb 15th ImUnt ppon the subject of naval rank. Tour view and tb usage of the array, a set forth in your letter, sustain all, aad more, than tb naval staff corps have ever atked. In forty years' service, and baring been more or less engaged in all tbe maritime wars of tbat period. I hsrv never known anv scheme of staff rank wbkb did not re cognise the superior rank and precedence of too commanuioK ameer, na snauer wnai All rrade. or however accldinlallr h mar have fallen Into the position of command. Io a board or medical omeere, which convened mora than aq&Artei of a century ago, I wrote myself the provUlon which lua ever since been associated with every plan of Btan reus, vis "That commanding officers, of whatever grade, shall always take precedence of all medical officers under their command." I feel ever r aseoraoce that von do sot do the staff corps tbe Injustice of thinking them to be less patriotic or less desirous of the efficient discipline of the service than are aoy other das of officers. Thanking yon for your Just and liberal views, I have the honor to enclose a copy of my special report upon th difficulty of officering tb medical corpe of tbe nary t cry (caarct4 any, your oo t eervani, Wat. W. Wood. Baltimore ahd Potomac Railroad. Since the work odor ibe railroad approached sa near to our village our cillxen have waicbed U with deep Interest. Tb force eogsged seem folly to enter Into tho spirit of tbe work, and each Individual hand goee at It shoveling dirt as If tbe Iron bore was close la bl rear. About forty cart and an ade quate number f hand are now engaged here completing Section No. 03, which they will Accomplish In a very short lime. If Ibe lies nnd rails are laid with anything Ilk proper. Llouate dispatch, we shall soon bare tbe cars bere. Prima Utorgtm, 16U. Woat wai it that tbe Dower of old ocean overcame In th firil Atlantic cable 1 Was It the electrtcltF which was of Ood, or the am wmca oi maai sue laucr surety The electricity, God' part la tbe cable, wa ready to start oo it Journey the Infant lb cabl could carry Itj but In the divine econ omy, tbe power of God, without which there were noiuiug in caoiaor soui, was not sent un til man bad complied with the divine require ments then God sent Ills power, and io ! a new creature, the AtJanltc cable, was upon tbe earth Everywhere lo nature God teaches ibis greet truth, that His power U sent only wncu iiia jj.wb are compact, wnu Tbe eye of science are on Dr Livingstone, and Dr. Livingstone's eye were fat oa UJIll. Sine then he has lono to Nljlll the going one 1 more oa Afrlua exj loralioa. THE NEWSOT CABLES UKKAT BBITAIB. rr.e.l.ff. .r rarll.m.at Th. c. .r oD.w.T.nll...j K.p.rf. rl lll-truilM.Mt Dawim-ltl. Irl.b laa4 B.f.rm Bill. Lojdoit, Tib. 18. In tb. lion, 4 6f Lore, to-di th. Urd Cbineellor noted the flnl reMU.g of lb. JndgM' Jnrlidlctloa bill, nod irgnttl it length ill neceultj. lnl CWi. An.tlrtrind Ih. wlblaM bf om, of. th. detilli of th, bill, bnt ipprortd of It .1 wh.l After remnrkl front tordl Wuthnrg, tic. rani, ind Itedeidili, lb. llonu lOonrnod. Ia th. ITou. of Commool. Bastttl giTi notice of Inqnlry M lo wbu utlon, If ij, the Oorernmrnt propoMd to tike Is regird to thn K.lMd tr.nll.Uon of th. Bible. A notion w.. m for lb. .tirjolnlmnnt I of .meet wmmttlM to tnnnlrn Into tb, ex-1 ..... I pent. r in. Ao7ieiniAn wnr. The UeniQ? Secretary referred to the re ports of the treatment of O'DouoTan-Rossa, and denied thai punishment of.floglng bad beeft Inflicted; On prisoner, sine IMS. Tb .ffiambwr say tha mala objection to the. Irlshland bill U VbaV.lt leaWc t erytblng toVho.fleclilf fbaCQurjBOf equity, thus feelcrlag a national love for Utlgatlon. Lordok, Feb. 18 Tbe Irish member of thnoua6f Common havBall agreed to accept the land reform bllt Introduced by air. 0 1 J stone. Tb ministers at St. FeUrsburg Implicated In th recent plot have all iMlguod. They belong to tb so-called National Party. rran rrt. Paris, Feb. IS. Mr. Wuhburne, UalUd Sule UtnUter, will hold reeepllon on tb evening of tb 33d of February. Print riser Bonspart wilt be tried be fore the High Court of Justice on th charge of bomlolde Ik rough Imprudence. Thi pat nl eta ejoir. Madrid, Feb. IS. The Corte are coo sldsrtora bill which aboUshee thodefferon- tlaldatlee levied, on th coasting trad or tb AuUllee, and provides that the collection, f tobacco duty shall b continued provision ify- m La to I Telesrraiptaie BrawlClos. Tb small-pox la New Tork I oa th do create. The Boarifbf Health records ebow tbat not one-fourth of th case now exist tbat occupied the attention of tb health officer a month ago. JameeFUk, Jr., ha withdrawn hi libel nit against JUmusl Bowles, of tbe Spring field JltptAtU. Brick Pomeroy was arrested yesterday at Penn Tan, New York, on a libel eutt brought by Benton Smith. He gave bond for his ap pearance on trial. John and Catharine Doulaa were con victed at Richmond yesterday of th murder of William Gale la Honeoce Fall. To aieamthlp Saxonla, from New Or leans, has arrived al namourg, and tbo steamer Deutchtaod, from New York, at Southampton. Tbe Amerlean colonisation ship Golgonda arrived at Baltimore yesterday, having landed her emigrant passengers at Monro via- All wall. Th number of th Kentucky LeglsU tare, accompanied by tb Loutsvlll Oenerai Connclt aod representatives from new Al- biy, lad., and Jeffersonvllle, yesterday dedicated a new hospital la Louisville. They bad proceeded to the new ibridgeacroee th Ohio, which they eroaaed In aafety, th xcurtloa train con slating of two Vocomc- Uvw aad fifteen passenger coaches contain ing two thousand persons. Th strength of the bridge I no longer oouoteo. Wlter WMtker. After many week of unnsnai, pleasant, mild, ipriag-Uk weather, Old Boreas yester day, at a, seasonable hoar, compelled the traveler to wrap his cloak closer about hla freexlng person, while lb enow and tha sleet frosted tha muddy rut and pavement of our broad even nee and narrower street. In a word, the transition from summer beat to freexlng weather wa only measured by a few hours. Th day waa gloomy and ex ceedingly JrIct up to sundown, when the thermometer could stand It no longer, and dropped to 80. Th sidewalk were coated with Ice, and th prorerotnai "ine wiCKea sued bo. Upper7plaoeA"walllEttratd In mora wnyi than one. Tbe 'ground hog' ts accused of this n n expected change In th mood of the "clerk of the weather)" but, In the abeesce of definite Information, w forbear any harsh criticism upon his wlaterlsh action. One thing Is certain, the poor, the destitute In our midst, will suffer by this unexpected change, and w trust that there will ba no delay In providing for those who stand la need of clothing, foci and provisions. ,TBR STORM EXSIWERRbV ; f - BrTaUfrapk,J v Ricdmobd, Febr 15- There wai a heavy bower of rain at noon to-day, with thunder and lightning. It 1 snowing hard here to night. Memphis, Feb. II. Tha cold weather, It Is fared, ha destroyed tbe fruit crop la this locality. Philadelphia, Feb. 18. It rained here copiously all day, winding np this evening with a furious thunder storm. Tb light nlag was very vivid. llceaptlOB Laval H.t. Notwithstanding th Inclemency of th weather last ntghtlhe reception of Speaker Stale wa largely attended by many of lba most distinguish! people of Washington. Among tbo who braved lb storm to pay their respect were zx-Altorney General Erarts, Secretary BoutweU, Seaatora Sher man, Anthony, Corbctt) Representative Realty, Blngksm, Fatne, Starkweather, Piatt. Townsend, Upson, Lawrenc and many others. There were also a large num ber of ladles. Secretary Fish gave hi usual weekly re ception to a select and distinguished party, and Senator Cole also received and enter tained hi friend, and especially wa there present a larg and dlattagutshed party of ladles and gentlemen from the Pacific const Vic President Colfax called apon both Mr Fish and Senator Cole. From tbe fuLTlshers, Fields, Osgood A Co., w hava an adraac copy of tb Arts tU yrUhlf for March. This number bas article from tha best paa In lb country. Fbom John C Parker, No. BIT Seventh street, wa have Demoreat'e Mirror of yK lows for March, and also tbe March number of XJU OaUiy. Fbom J. Bnlilingtou we bar cot Ira of rtim't Vwttnt.TU OaUiy and Madauw Demorcst's ilrrer ef PdtKUms for March. Utsbhal Revsbor KxcsirTt u yester day were t&W.OM M. A New Hamfshibr wao prists ibis para graph la a local paper MA man la a certain town a lew flays sine axe nncen coten raw oysters on a wsger The sliver trimmloge alone oa his coffin cost 913.23. ' STATE LEGISLATURES. T9KW TOItK. New Tore, February 1S-Among tbe bills Introdoced la th Legllltire Is on abolishing th board efiBpenlsor, aad aa MberabonshlglkrlMteBudae at pre al coQsUuted, with a prof Lw tbat the pro- pi in ratur elect comreusloner JtfAIHR. Aloiita, Us., fib. lS.-Th bill lo abol ish capital punishment failed to pass to-day by a vote of 43 yeas to 67 nays. Forty ! were abaent. Tbe malorlly failed to defeat the motion to recouaUer, so it wUl eom ip again when the friend fth measure hop to succeed. LOOlSllaVBtAw New Orleans, Febraary la-Th alee- tlon UH bu PUMd U LegUUtlr, .nd got. K lb. Oonmor for bl. dgnit.re. Tbe HL.ll.uu. Htlu.1 UII 1 MM.t..H. CbatUnooga railroad bill, appvwprUtlag IV 000,000, passed the Senate with amend ments. In Which tbO 1I0RS will dORblltSS Concur. eewtobu. Albavt. Febraary 19. Ia ih Assembly to-day a Joint resolution we reported from th Committee on Wars and Mean that tb Stale debt, principal End Interest, b paid la specie, aud authorising the pvchu of cola for that porpoi. TKHRBfltrKat, Mare La,wloaMa AssoltteF Uorrt MaNwrdrer. M turn, , fib. IB. Ten day ago a r-Arty cfmAikedmArandart went tolte realdaece orsqoifoWaltoB, near EsthersvUle, Tenn., auti aui-roaoaoa Die csoia. uae 01 la R. grocs ordered him to eom but. bnt I aspect- Ing danger h rfBsd when a ToUey was fired into the cabin, wounding his wife mor- tally and blm slightly. They then set fir to tbo ho, re fusing to allow him to re move his children or furniture, but becotn Ing alarmed left before tb fimti raaabad the inmates. The whole nakhbochood turned out In searcVfor th murderen. but so far without ueceda, except a slight cln loioem. The merchant her are very mncb exer cised by the action of the coaatltuiloaal eon. van uon in relation to (aiUg them. A meet ing I to held In tbe Chamber of Commerce this evening to take measorc to defeat It. Jndg Anderson, of tbe Common Law Court, ha decided that the county clerk cannot levy dlatree warrants for double the amount of license oa failure to lak oat the same on th ground that ueu a law In un. eonitttntlonaland void. ORII.H MCBTICirAt. THO TD LEVI Mstyor Prl 4. anna I o4 I Jail. Mobile, February IB Judge Elliott com, , milled Mayor Prlc to JaU to-day for rafosi Ing lo give up lha office book and papers of tbe mayoralty to Mr. Uaninxtoo, and ra. rosea ut rot so repeal altboagb bond waa offcitd to any amount. On being presented with bill of execp- tloni Judge Elliott put Uum In hi pocket, earing he would read them at hla Ulsire, and walking out the court-room took Ike train for Montgomery. TalacraFBara Tr !. Nsw Yore, Feb. 11 The Bankers' aad Brokers line was this morning closed by Ik sheriff at th salt Of lb asslrnees of W. II I Arthnr A f7n.. Bttf-nra Katta-nria tt. tiecattoT1 u for small amouoU. and wilt prob4Wy rem0TeiJ b- ullUm9.lU lB iU Franklin line there 1 also some trouble, said lo arts from lb prosecution of claims for 13,000 by the Atlaatle and Pacific Telegraph Company. Th main off! and branch were last night pUcad In the hand of re eelrers, by whom th bailout of the Ilea It now conducted. IfjeU Straw of CMaema. New Orlrahb, Febraary IS. The Myrtle Krewe of Coma will rank their annual a- rad on tbe plgbt or March 1, Tha xblb. Il. ..!.. .. IM ... ' nvu w iuii jhu; wiaa jr oBrpajae aaytaiog yet aiiempwa oy uu umnonora BcMy. Ta terrapin Mewarjr. Tni released Fenian are to hare a rrand public reception at Dabllo, Ireland. CtiARLBsD Kiaa, a well known editor of Louisville, Ky , fell dead In the street of that city oa Thursday night, from heraot rbage of the longs, aged 37 year. Tor view of Hungary, tounehleg lha military boundary between Austria and that country, have beeo generally accepted by the Government at Vienna. Rrvexdr NTmcnls lust now are entile considerable Influence on th money market la London. The recent Improvement la tbe prica of Erie shares at Nsw York la aaeribad to tha efforts of tbe English agent, who r-1 cently Arrived there. Ho. 8. Tbicexm Walus dartre red va. terday, al the Pcabody Inalltata, la BaUL more, an oration on tbe life and character of Mr. Peabodr, before a large audlanr, tvuijivwi vi tuu iiuiiki ui UO UIBlIiBlOV the municipal authoritias, aad many of tb most proalaenl cltluns. Tbb Madrid lournala Dnbtiabel vaalanlai an address, signed by London and Urerpo4 mercbanU, expressing the hop tbat tb Spanish troop will soon subdo th Co baa Insurgent. Accompanying tb address, wnicn is aatea uctooer s lsotf, wa eoo tributlon of 1,870 pounds sterilog, to aid tb cans of the mother country. Tub Legislative Council of Irltlsh Co tombla was opened oa Tbursdsy by a eouw mission, Gov. Mnsgrav betsg too unwell I be preunt la persoo. In bis address lbs Governor announced himself In favor oi confederation with Canada, and slated that lt was tbe policy of the Imperial Govern menu Br tb terms of the confederation Canada assume tb commercial debt of British Columbia. Tbe popalaUoR 1 rated at 130,000. Th debt 1 Uma than that of any otoer provine, Artwvr FoorrLLR has been sentenced to six mootbs Iniprlsotiment, In Parts, aad to pay a fine of i,00U flraacs for a vloUtloa of tb pros taw. Heart Kochefort write froa. id priaoo wocrv aa ia cuusoca ao uis pa pel tbe Xaruittal, tbat tbe prefect of polic eelxed bis editorial articles. Ha comitaln IhAt while up to lba present time Incarn i raua jouruattsts nave ueen auowea to wrii I to newspapers, be ba bean denied tt nsutl privilege, notwithstanding be Is a deputy lo the Corpe Legislate, aad ba not (can deprived of bit CtU light. Ma. Carolina Ricnivo Bsrsard ba lost very heavily by hsr preseat seatoa of FegUsh opera, and it was re port ad a few days ago that lb company wa about to dlaband. Wa !, however, that they kav sine made a favorabt coalraet with a New Orleans mansger, and parhap Mis. Bernard may retrieve bar scattered fortnuea, W earnestly bop Ibal tbe raAv. for aha Is a hard working artist, and a wooar of en urwU. aod ber eocspanv I too rood a aaa to b broken up, though ft has never recov rred from tb lou of Casll, CmpbUf a4 D ITTgBIU a,, rtvwnt Oanxa or Palr FArns The order ef Paie Face U Rot a political arganUatlon sat enllraeuU are not coogenlatwUb thelrown. j hu vh w uuiiitfu a UHBDU WAOfi Th order had It blnh oa th Oth of Jan uary, loGT, and 1 two year old. Tbe order num be re seventy odd ramps In Trooeairo, and II bss camps In the SLaieaofuoorgL., Mississippi and Alabama This order, al w nndentand tl. Is a Southern lnt mm ton lyrWUtrr A- FaRMSEB nredlrl a i hurt hat rt p sell season on account of the aniroteciedauii of the meadow this year, from lack vf lao !NOa73. CROAT BtKADIMU. THOU KNOWr3T ae raoanacAar Uf4f with what body d ther at, Who laaorropUoa hora sro sow. Whoa, wlih hnaiinatloadoao. Thoy wore the tlkaaeoe of thlae ewat Ltord, of what nsnaardldst thanak The fruit upon life s bottle tree t Where Bows that water wo mar take Aa thirst net threat h oteratly t Whoro tu the beds ef hhao proet fly vlrflea whiter tha Ut Ir anew t What aaa wo llhan U tha root Tbr wall balovod yet ahall kaow t no bibb (Ban riaa i fw-w( How ahall we look apon the tiM( m (jh, Lamb otOod, tbal Uxhta thy faa I llow shall we apeak aor Jf that day We stand upon tho peaaafal shore, VhorebUatiahabitaata ahall Bay. . Ulviuv olok an ea4 av nrt 1 WBt natbens shall thoy raloa to Tbo Tha boot upon lha otbar stdai What will ear depths of rapiur ba Whoa heart aad soul are attuned i Haw will Itfa soon whoa faar. nor dread Tfornortal waahaaaa ahlaaoBtMwoia Whan tin Is sruahad, aad daath la dead, ABdallsteraltjtaouret Wtitt, wlih oer tvf r aad eur tlpoaae, Wa ahall as ae ala be abave. And plUht ao trotha and breathe no vow Hew ahall we tail aad prove our t- ( H9w etn we take la faith r . ' Ae walk tha way ' -F bead. llaweaa we tru- rmX? ", tt9m4 That Ukf'- t undorataad ? aaaool tm nor kawlovday, t or II bath nad ua ef the dust t W aa but wait Hie tlno.aad Bar, J vta tkotig h II slay n, will I treat flwin I la dead we huUa sow. And kaow not evaa lb way we ret Tal qulak aad dead are Tbla aad Thou- Tkou kaowsat all w do not kaow ' While w live, we are r-holars dlsdpls w ce to be CnrUt's followsr when we ceas to be Christ's disciple. God U an ocan of lav, boundless, with oat bottom or ahora. Whan ha mura one drop of himself Into our hurts, we are filled. Ood make no promise to those who hold back. Bat ba ATlre stream, to tbo oba- dlenLand tight lolbo wbodstermln to trust nun. Ir TBBRB wrbr no ttlais to endaro, the grace of Ood would V quiescent, and like a at ndlng army la Urn of peac. "Jctmr rot. said the Lord, the j utile of which U obvious, la a world where there are no Innocent to Jadge lb guUty. Ooror Cerist a lb way. than It no Ihto; bnt wanderlag) out of Christ a Ibe truth, nothing bat arrort out of Christ a tho Life, nothing hut eternal death. Look aato bint aod b saved. Trr Bible, so Utile In balk, like the fir barley lav aad twoflrea, what thousand upon thouaaads la every age It baa fed Aod what multitudes It will feed In every land of Christendom, till lbs end of time. Tubrr'i bnt one cure for moral cowardice, and tbatl loa.k God' help aod then lo trample it down. Oa forward sup, on declalve word or act hae Ao conquered a Info I fear which hAJ held Us nossor bound for a liretln. A TRiatTT man 1 not rr lie red of bis thirst by a lector oa fialdsi be mutt ownl low Ibe water, Yoa will never b srd by Mrmoas, or prayer mewtlngi, or talks, or irvauaoo iAiog nrui s wm,ani aoisg u atooc. Is tour only hoi. TWEas is a xtmrwiu waunr. aouieune thai boar In Ik flrsl voyar ef Cmoonbao, when h wa ajimoa tat ot ibe 1w World. Ills mutlnoti crew clamored to go back. HI own sublime faith debtr 'owl to posh on; and the morning light revealed th verdant land Jest ahead of his bow. Tna believer always lalcnslfle hlmtell far more by eoutclanlloue acting than by logical arguing A day's careful dlackarg of dulywlildo more lo heighten his aease or lb reality of Ood end of a Dlvlo Saviour than wilt many a dsv's study of raiey, or anymner writer on evidence. Would not some men ba mor virtuous and auor hapry If Ihsy would act a lull more unconavtooaly moved morabyfraUag and let bra knoaladg of lba cause of action I Many persons treat their virtue orthelr piety as Ooetb say tbat Mendohv sous treated oeautyi toey iry.10 cave a u as Bmuarny, aaa pta is aown mm tupecuoa. Wrem a child pluck up daily lb bua he baa planted, lo how It grows, be destroys tbeilfebe would cherish i and when men ptaekup the root of holiness or hsprtnes loa Just bow they spvoat, and watch tb Gowta of tho mloutatt bad, ot the unfold g of tbe tiniest leaf, tbey destroy lb ptaal tbey are trying to rear SOCIAL RxroaM- The rjlAlarat Lhrlatlan virtue, neb aa chaslitr. aobrictv. frurailir. and paaaa, bT mora to do wttb promoting th tru prosperity of a family or town, than i ru proopanir oi a family or tow a, loan r snaclearof politician t or theories of so any spaclearof pollttefans or lhaorie of so ctailst. Whsr thaw virtu fU, lb fer tility Of Eden won I J baoruna a raru WIiam tbeMxlt,thngalal soil, who nattr prodact are tltll mor thaa granlta and k, become Ed an la pc and plenty. Ir too can control tb loan that a in. pi ope r worde are pronoancad br u yoa wUl soon be able also to control tha mind and save it irora oorruptioo xoa xuoguuu lha Are by smothering It, or by preventing ua,) tooojaia iiuu uarauoK into laoguag. .OTcr Btvcr m ww aajwacre wiuca yoa would be ashamed to speak la tb presence of the most reflsed female or tb most ra Uglotamen Try this practice a ItW while, aad you wlU soon have coumaad of your self. Tniasi ai Mii.n connection between lh word and tbe thought at there I between, the thought end actions. Tb latter are aotonly tbeeipretaloos of the former, but they have a power lo react upon lb eoal. aoaieavame aiaiaoi corruption mere, a young man who allows himself to us on vulgar or profane word ba not only abown thaa there Is a foul spot upon his mind, but by th ntbtraae of that word he extends thai spot and inflames It, till, by Indulgence, II wUl pollou and rata the soul. Be careful of your words aad of your thoughts. Ovstrocrls Is that men hear a btoai deal about moral qaelltlos, bat do not see ranch of them. Ther bear ministers tweaeh aboat them, they hear church members talk about ibm, ana taty wisn they could Ibemi but un fortunately moral qoalUU are largely to tha orej tbey are adulterated, they are la th dross, aod people cannot see Ihem il i wiin inea a u ia wun go.a uecana they com la lb ore, aod not In bars, and wun toe image ana supersenpuoa oi oa on tbem, men do not recognise them But they will recogult tbem when they have a chanc to laeui Tb rudest men racog nlA that there 1 an Intrinsic superiority In tbe higher over th lover qesnilc of a !Djaa JfitftArr, In said tbal la com harbors, tb lira ber of a ship are bored by a Utile Insect, which pierces tbe stout oak as by a thread of fire, so that it snap under It own weir,u.,uuticrumo,es inioauA., now many men fall to pieces la J the same wart Though mad apparently of th sternest stun i ine very Dean oi oax and proof against lb aevereat strain, (hey startle ue oy cot ia pot m io a aiojia any, ma trim bi, tb 'Toe l Iff pin" of their minds and heart was eaten Into by a ewarmof Ultra sles petty. ralcrosootw vles uil. bar they were sware. It was rtddlad tbroarh and iuivuih) uwi.uuiww, nm io rrcaK at tho smailAst preaaara. Take tre or lb peac and lb pounds wUl lak ot tbem aslvea b conscientious about Hit i i tu oa yoa neeJ not trouble yourself to a J great one. iTlBTOBEFEABEDlhAt mtliJT SLani think that their while dulv d- abea tbey avoid evil Their ,-' ' fgsllv rather than rwaltlva ftars a pre, her A man woo eiaye at oorno ai " n"i.a mm many sins as be bo uaveia mi tbe road. Nothing Is so faullleaa a nothing If a par son waols to b f,. Jet bim gat under lba sod Th grave ia (Ue fiwl t pradla. Ill no trouble 7m a man lo break a sheep to tha bareeM hut !t him try a horse, H h want lit kt kal there Is la b 3od Defeat la noro i i rati in a man that works than vJ i rj uaaluA-gard Utlog last to gat u boaven i saiuahness. and selnshoess lo Lbrutianliy Is ooo of lha worst Had or BflCtbntlt A Church tt rood aMttrrilap ti. the work U performs. A roa will grow Just as well to an earthen pot at It will In a silver Clf