WASHINGTON, D. C, FRIDAY 3kldtlNING,"DEOEMBER 12, 1873.
H"v) rent ronniKiiM ,flu"lfiiSi
A' No., Ill Uclm.t. ar.iiue, lln, ',,J,r
"TWjRimrtuHiisiiED booms fobAent
lt H..WI IAVkI, lil.n. mvnii enVLjV
Vi Bir.nl. iimb, .1.1X1
'. .'.T...T.m. Kid Vfin VAM.
A uwiinuiin "". """'"."....S.K.;.
mat ." .an.i.i.rrs-. A'JlSlt"
ml desirable locality
and al 'raodirat pile. wn a t
THAT VERY" DESIRABLE
Mr ItWON. Ml Boven.li street,
CVTOHF. ANtl nWELLINO FUH KEWT.-A
in 1.1.-...- liot-h UMullhHMr-rnMn. Halt
. ft.f any retail M.ti.i. mi-ar-d th 5"
r ro.meeMhsndrBinlnrtuwe-.t. lM"lrat
J ssVugrtliod Island avenn. . declt-jf
lf friHtl lodtln.-r.oia., .1 Vl..r '
fettnl, al rcMon.M. KM, ll "'"firtBH.
-anviR mrrT. AlEfllBAnX.E Bui
A." It. Hill" API" J flt.wiivnM .-"
B KENT-TWO LARCIE,mCEl.Y TUB-
mmiKD rooms, .i No. mi u "''?
KEA8AKT rUBNISHED BQOX A. WITH
im4 liord,c.n b, oblllM4 t N. w ftirrt
QTOREll NO. Ill ATD nVlfTqjm
r I. McH)Hgrti.Mlitoor. noa-u
I70R REWT-PARM)Rf WITH CHAMBER
? lthd, at o.M;t: tifrit, li ;'1';
private faiullr. Terma 'n-Moiiable. KcftrtacM
friulrd. a1, frool room o tttood ioof . -
(TOR.RAI.IS-fiEVBRAI. OF THOSE EI.E.
liSTMft'S'SWH'if'K' ... tiri , .,
41 Ht..l, tctoni TwmllHo wl Tjiy"r.i
MnHft '..lri.wl '..? ..
romTU.Iol.nroomi.wh, In dlffrol iMtrl.onhc
; p..-!!) gooa w.mjw.",u"v.";i
TLJ".- :. ii
.jt.1t r.TmMH on rb.fon tlm. on Ih. tMl.n...
Th. lioax. I. t Mll Tlliia tliltlT d.T. AUn,
! 1.la. H.MU tmni B1..U ID .0i.I OKU
f-nrra rvn.in. iiuni .'t "
rllT. AIM. CTTH, rii-n "T"" . . !- -
..lefrom VulMMwi, ".ulTViWKW-ll.
dcll-tnl wratrfti UaoalaTMp1t
TLEOANT PRIVATE ESTABLISHMENT
ft en mill ! inn w.i t "-" - - - - v . -
kut ftar Holhlnnandcanlw drlri- tj Udyi l
trkla. TlM-y wtr mircnaaVH oj nm iiwni "
.. l-lj.. I.lla.ka.a Muultt. kIW A Of 1. lUt
u rrrU harm labia own fawlljr. "J '
xw aotd only for ' ' ' low '' 'tch
r, d wtlllake aw bonda In yiott. In-tl-lreof
W. B.t(Slu,llnili airwt "."'-
BiTV-it nrn!nnt.r. THIIEE.
itorr brtrk. t rooma, altaatcd on Fqnrth, In
twanl.andM, fS.TW-1 a Ifto-nory ana jiaiuutro,
ftlHaroum. altaatrd oh Ninth atrrvt cant. fMtwitri
U and II nriri, tAgwi bto ""tT.'
SIB l.T?Dth trtnt.
frLTl mJSIIEIA PACII BLOW POT A-
Vf7 TOESrwtlrtM per rnoontr uncy,
iby joi(n w.i.yut:
oiio yotrf mute i
vwift Haf.P. iniP.AP flR KXfniANOE FOR
X? City BoDda, pair TOiidi HAY MABF.8, aound
d "(it inJct OT,cRy W.V tvJV'H'':
bnilcl. Addrcaa OANTZ A AVl'LKMAN, No. ft
. rourtfcDtb atrwt iiatn. www .
vtui rtiiKrP-tiiADtUKM WILJ,. I1UY
JLV newprtwafd-brlck front IIOI'SI-. wlihinil
rrn lmprorinct( in fnttaw Ideality i rili
4.TV. Arrival io, S3 ronr-and-a-lialf nwi
pon sale inr
AOJtTIN P- BROWN,
raj) ft n a; in nrtor Avni J
imUiOCeto !", t nJ MVcral
bUUARE OF AROUND
m All pjrV ijtthf
ilOVKlirVEXT ARTIt I;E H Y
VH, JfJUCUUtlAJU AALMiyiil4W.(
Tli Wbacla and Ale ar rtrj anltttlfl for ttono
Htrvcnth ud B atiwcta, oppoaltt L'intre Market.
SALE A VERY DESIRABLE
lbl)oaar. Thla bouaa cfutalna II rooro, tin
ta coutalna II
ntrHa an, onatttwni. u iita rnoum
. All Iha motUm I mm
wanta. niarbla wat.tlia, ie. Villi laic .mtrlct
bonda of Board of 1'BbUe Wokf rrrtllcatti In p4y
8LKU1. LftKai on 0triirr,r, inniiirnoi
ni. ",,"1, HAI OtVU 11.. 1 V.l.l n,fca
1, llVbl'l. iiwh ..iuwuni.n t
FOR SALE OR RENT.
FOR HALE OR HKNT
ihAlDilHililwitr. aa. i
. iiiiui, (.c,! n niri,
einnaun iruririin. a;
iPDIT 1Q if. li
No. taTwtifth rtreet.
DYEING AND SCOURING.
IfTUKUl. TMKUE'8 A WILL. TUEHE'S A
W ' WAY. OnilUmrn, the twit way to rt
inrouan iiw unru tunva inn m num. ... iihii
wlrra, chlldrtn or awrtllivarta tha diual btI10ai
rrvMfpt, la o dlipcniw with tb new mil. feud You
i,li.HinU'liriTI.UV (a 1m nlc.lv iliau.3 a
i)VLlt o kfrplns nu rraMtablft aprn-aratiro
ud navltiaT amiiia Ar In abOTcobJrrt. A tue ruh
Ulmilr. llordnnwlll b pruanptly llllt-dt lh
.WtJTB OtBia IH 1 Ul IU.IIIHII iullliviltllili
FSFJUCMSTKAM HYHMt AND C0URIN0
? jy-rAWL.iMiJiJi. r. , ' i.
Jrfftroou atrMt, ticorf clown, D, ('.
.F..Q. Hoi Trt. . dwa-tf
WATEBV1LLK ARItllL, N. Y.i
fi.ul.t-r BL 1MT1.
BOO!ttlnp of I'ainn a ltd lincrUon Eii)jtii)fi, UTt-r-coaU.
taek-wila.'rnpa, tlHpatrka. IJsn rtack,
BVWio aufttvn. at Lim. un
r, UIZ. at tl.iJ ro.t, l.lht il
Oddity of Hcrtiribrl
i antl urina 01 aa
paeond Lkutcuaat of Ordunot, A. A. tj. t.
WUlbaaold aJ LubllA ancllu, at Hilar1! t It
m'Crooli an., on tb nd da
anuitllvnr Alia late unlfo
v uu uit Hi uncinntT, i",, irpv
Xm uniform clothing, Ac., (ttrw.t
ItrIUhI ttutt-a army, riutilne of
rijtlnfnp I tha Ifnltnl tfia.r-a nrtiiv. ruuali
tinirwrinouata, unltortn JarkiU, da nut I rk euaU.
aria cuaio, huiwihi M'nitJt. niiinii -sri ruui,
id nud uallncdi valfurm IwU aud bat IrLuuilugt,
fauuar.. JtatkA. MJI.
Trrmauf aaJoi Cht tha ttroDcrl to bo roiuovnl
Immodlatoly afur tbe aalr. .
rvr inriucr nntiwuiara appiy umu nay or anio to
mrai I'-mtcnant inirfi
I.Aiixl.PitiA. Knr. XI. KIA.
win wtri nin iiuium luriinii. i mo i imam
Tlrrtot tit tlia (Juarttrniaalrr'a llrarli.i.rnt.
iHtLaylklll Arrnal,) ci.niracncli on vKUNICt
AY. January J. IKT4, at 10 1 u'c.iMka. in, rtp.Kr
iiauirvTiiun ui i apt. nitfiHi hut
lludiicra. M. H. K.
ailcaMiinirnij) qiiainuT i uaniari nu
m ( ir arwy elollil
fvfii v.ifwri.vi ui iitpiimr, tjn mv
Tn Utnia of laU will bn atatad In lha aalalaaoa.
Wblcti can bo obtalnod at thla etler. at al tin
fclmylkltl Araftal. or al tl utln.irinia of
paaara. iiiyniH vvuitiiu. u ant 11 noaiD
f Vilta .""ti wiiaaviiMiia, .. i cab run.
AaaiaUntQuarleliuatrrtJiirl, U.g. A
S.coefMr.fMi.nnili.n A W.llbcr.)
B.I.MU Slllh fentl e...nUl itrrlh
WIIUI.UALE AND RETAIL DEALEIM IN
VA1NTS, OILS. OLASH, OI.DE UHl'Hlita,
CHIMNEYS, Ac. 1
I Or..! liHIm.mciiu n.on.r.dfwrch. I
i o. v. nowjuffi
II0IME, BlUN AND ,
OII.NAJUEXTAL TAlNTfU .
Ko Q93 Loal.l.un Ai.nu..
lwlUIJKll. Of. 11 ktud. Of .OOd .Ud Itl.lbtU ll.ftllj
jiiiiitTv A "'.. "i. Miv.. .iiw,.y Hjtrh
VKW A UOTION.AND I'OMJIISSION
O.. IIUU.E, AT KD rr NABl I.VAMA AVI,.
11V ULARKA IILNIIY. Bl'fClAL AITENiltl.S1
iBtUuni-ar. iiutlily wn al
nrar. iiavlily be
l Unliicr li.il
tuo iaOwrt uvrr ifcqir t
dvallRf llf,rl (! ftrf ftl
r-.' . - "- r vi ;-"
CI.A1IK A UKhllY,
r B RtrMl. 8 riKn.wlth atari In rvar.bttwwn
IllMh and Ninth tirtawrflWtWTCMljrMT
v?irati lota Id dttfemit .part o Wjeliy. ihe wbdla
M,Q0O (arda H btue wim.1 rUnnol.
A&S Varda tM blua wool manual.
,m farda W wltllr wk1 Flanntl.
,000 (arda Q ra twlUod rianuil,
u Vardi I.fnln-i,-MO
tarda black Alpaca,
amdvrlouasibirarlkU-a, Inclndlna- aquantllraf
wooUn, cotton, llovn and ull.tr tutUuii.; and aU.
abMltaduo fk.t of old lumibcr, kaah, doorn-Ae..
and an old frani tent-loft bulldlnc, conaUttucof
boul41.000faotoflambiT, ailh. c.
BITCH u uwiiiiti. .niiiHa, aim lulling irai t'aiaiv,
ala at tha toro cvary tvouloj of Jvwelry. wal lit a,
autiarr. nualrrv. drv cuoda. cluthlnr. auilranalan
bjonta of ctutf kind. RaUa at tirWatv louitM
a?wttfulyrttiinild and aUaiaclloa suaranirt-d.
By trlcl alUutlvii to baluaa and i-rwuipt jmr,
mlaTa ai lup u aKiira Kairuuair. Dim) rtiio
A LADY, POSSESSING A TlUlRflUIH
knowledge of Mast, dcslrce to (In MJ'flO
I.Kttf-UN". at nWcrat charges. Address MlVU',
at thU office. dvcll-SI
t'ANTEY-i..o,ooo worth or nr r.ct a i,
1 v Improvement or fewer Bond-. Will pun liriK
TrANTED-j0,000FOR THREE Y KARA, OX
TT real estate, it 10 per cent. Title Mrfrfti
proCTtvwonhthmtlmca In amount. BfwWKI.L
fltfa Hon "ewer on imp:
ti.fecrUJIf.nl. .nd litiur.ui
Taoirc-cnth street northwest.
ANT ED-A SITUATION A B PRIVATE
traciicri iity regiiaii wanrwest ".ito, .aii
Ojniiip, If detlrei
mr, iliree hc-tire rui
CtUHnCA EMPLOYMENT OFFICE Na
A lli9Kftrt. bttwtrn cieTfninaiKiTwrinn,
frt-lf ' MHtt.IjOUUEU.11tJTI.KR
TirAWTKn TO TRADE OKK OT THE
CnJnnfttU.rtttdtohelnrii.) forstwr rrnl. Hn
orVvhitcWork ftrtllniM itp.tr. AddrwHoi
ALL KINDS OF.OART-OFF, VEARINO
APPAKRIa ran ba anfd to th-t yry ltad
vantafa by addiTa'tnt-or calling on JUitTH. ll D
trrvt. bclwarn r-Uth and t'vnt1i nprtnwtat.
Notai by wall promptly attended to. Cah paid.
NOTICE T4IAT E.- . Jt'STlf. C19 I
atmt, Utwt-cn fclitU and frrpiith atrcfta
nortDW'ot.tfll ctttitu-madc atond'haitd riothlny
at lata than half Ihoroat at rvnym nwona.
N. Ht-cvfind-lMnd clothing of aU klnda bovyhl at
WANTED EVERY ONETUXNOW THAT
tbaponnlar twln Harhlne 'V1CTOH" haa
Itanoedloaalf-wttla;, tho inoat perfwt ahaltloln
ua. rtaiipgonararrivri nae-ar annworaaor
iter It ratyranntinj. almplf, and dnrnhlf t thsmnat
iriiriuiB uuKUin iir III won ill mr, Jip:riirj ptt,
fmnaylTan1aarriap, blwoa fauranda-lialf
andeixtliatreeta. Alaoagfntfor Deniorat'l I'al-
T. W. TirKIT, Ant.
f oneytoIaOAnon ri:alkstati:h
... cnriiy, ny in Kipumir Tinrain. nuiiuiug
AflMwlatlon. A ivw rfmrra 'riK-l. rralp ly
M. I.. UltASIIIAl.l. A (LI.,
drrll-n . lit HuTrntlt Mill t iiiirlhwcat.
At my form.r 1.ce of bo.liic,
A few door. .bov lltrrct.
DISSOLUTION OF COPARTNERSHIP..
The conartnrraiitii henmrurn ilitttiff nut
Ihennmraf tTltltY k 1NUULD la thla day dle-aolri-d
hy mutual content.
Mr, furry will continue the htuln, rollt-rt all
atuuuia. auu iibt an ciauna bkhiuh inc lair una,
FT1AX IlILTifl FOR SPEOtAXi IMPROVE-
-a. n tenia anu rw wcwcttft i
BANRINO COMPASY, alt Sen nt It itrect,
SCIfOOHAKER PIANO (OUIMNY,
Iarllra liiria tilmf ti tlia Hi IiiwiiiikLmp 11.
Company fgrl'latMiahiiigbl on tnatallmfntenr fm
h( ..F I'fialina atvt lipKv .inllrlibH .a liml. n.l n,h
rent wf rliiiina arc he re I)
to thtt Alfornvyof the
:"-." . "---- ."- ..-..... ... -. i" '
ii iAiiin', iii.o iir.Aii
SAVE FROM TWENTY TO THIRTY PER
Real rttat ownera may aar theuiielrr the a bore
reduction In thclrOt-nrrai Iniprovenient and hfwtr
Taxra by placing tlielr bill lit my hand for ait tie
nan I 41 (I U.llllfL'l
dce-lOt, Ileal Etlalo Ilrokrr, 13 Aejrculh it,
TAB. JANE WILSON HAS REMOVED 1U
M-r 013 ronnn airtTi, netwten r. ami r atrcrta
ot,ucii,ihuiiu fiiauaut rnwnta nr lawieawi.n
In medical treatment aud thu beat of attendance.
GOOD IN VESTMExTfOR TAX.PATEr.R.
The arnrral tut nrovuneht ami arttai will hn
paldat IhiMirylon-ttt raU-. Tai. bUta tinder Via
iild( a largo lUrount. Information ehecrfully
luruUhyl. Call Wfore iu) Ittf ana make money, i
u. 11. m Aitnr.n, eui rraia itroaer.
to embark uno or mora tboHMnd dollaralna
Waablmlon II. C.
WSp atrret, bet, FlrMhandMiilh northwelt.
All Order by mall will b promptly attended to.
itjf-VLD DR.DABUY II AR IlETTim FAC1LI.
V tie than cytr for pracUtlux hit treat spe
cialty. Only ona'charire made- for advlee a ad
tnedklne. Dm atoreepraer tournda-liatfatroct
HAS REMOVED TO NO. tZk LOUISIANA
avenue AveuM 1, audpt-nvd wllh a Hue atock
of Ouna, riaiola, Flahlug Tackle and Bpoitlng
Jyte-tf JOHN J. rHABOpjr
A. T.C. DOMlV. LBMl-ri. BCBlLET. WW, t, SWKKT.
DODGE, BURSLEY & SWEET,
ray tast'son at count or
noclitl I tun rove m tit m
aiHl UcMcml Kewrve
at lowcit current ralce, ucgotlalo aot urltlua, eolltct
antral oRlce, outbwcat corner of Feuuiilvanla
avenrte and becoud itn-ct aouthcaaU
Mt, PWERT may be found for the prccnt at- the
nftlrv of Mtatrf. liotnur ft Co., corner Hevenlli and
W llinil lluillLirr.i, -. T T liril1
tj a rnT'iaTTxa kvnxully bho..
la A LJ X Ui Nullcttora,
oos Math itrect. Watlitiiitorti 103 Souiii Fouriti
trvtif i iuiajviiiia.
No Aca In advauce.
No charge for prtllnlnary xau.luatloi or ad.
CAKE I NO TON k CARniNOTON,
AltAra .! 4 1.n.i.lnraa
EDWARD C. UAJtlUNUTON, latl'oltedStitr
Aliorneyi JAMFH M. 1. (JAlthlMiTON, ,Ute
Rtate'a Attorney for liciirlcoiounti,Ya.t OfncvSM
iiiuaxwaT, iiiwtcu t.uauiit)r iuu act
r-njVApi f. UAnisuiuw,4R.,t;AMritriJi.
,'iui vmcti.tw, oppomte ,uy nail,
iliaa. ttirouah ralltble lea-al i Unit
which our im will be rftiiilhly.
EDWIN J. SWEET,
XIoaxI 3Cat to a3xols.o3r
JclMf SllBcyentttit.. oppotUeU.g. rodftflii',
J? McB. TIMONEY A CO.,
UJ Efttattlo Brokeret e.ntl AuUnvers.
(VudcrM'rond National Hank.)
LOAN 8 NElOTIATKD. MONEY 1NYFSTFD,
(Uiiucr Mcond National pan
S'8 NelOTJATKD. MONEY 1
MhNT OF TAXF,, COLlKC
bi a.t iai. aijivti iiyrt iny". m iax
JAMES E. WAUUH,
REAL ETATE DRUUrjl AND At'O
Corner FlflccuUa and F atrexU.
JUSTICE OF THF. I'EAC
Cori.erFlr.lilh and Klnn?u north wct,
naablugtou, I), C. ,-
COMMISSION EH UF DEEDS
for t StaUt and Terrliorlci,
DEPOSITIONS for btal couru a ipecUUy,
No. VA LouUlaua aTruut,
TALLMADGE A. LAMBERT,
1lf No. I, Columbl. Colltye Law IliUldlnr.
Knit V A 1..
CHA. V. BTANS11URT.
A!lorn,.t. .nil dollcllor of rattnt
HI. rEiVvE lltLI.,
hat rcitioTtl their orticea to 43 Seventh it reel
nuTtwwnat. VT'.ll.trJi't,". ovoa.tttre. w
JOHN W. FKAZEE,
A(lor..jrMi.ljw .ml NaUry Tiibtla
SOLICITOR or J'ATENTB AND CLAIMS.
linicc. No. WIIErEXTII tTIIEE-r -N. W.
p , a ji i n i; v ii i.
ir. ii. iiEHpi.r.u.
4'J I'ciit.iihttiiia Nu-.icor, Fonraudlialfitrel.
TlTiNTEtt-riVE THOIT-1AND CUSTOM
V Y er ti purrhas Mrs. rolls' rtehl OM-lln.
dl mthtm Iron, Wy It. LEWIS O.. ol
tfnta.far T Dlitrlcln Clntnlil, at N. i K
frt, WtwcvB flKtVBtta tod MrtettU fin,
north wt.. ! df-t'
THE BACK-PAY QUESTION.!
coATiiviMno-Y or tiie ntacvssxox
IXTKRKnTftU DEBATE YFJITERDAYt
VltWS UF AI.tXANDKlt II. hTEl'ltr-N1)-
-UII.L8.NTKUDVCKD TO THE SENATE.
Mr. Itana all. of Pav. on ltare, latrodaectl
retolatton Calliiff npon tb SocraUry of the
Trtainry ror lUttiBant or tu mntj rnmnaaa
lneMiroh4. 173, OB account of ctltotni duty
an4 Inttriutl mnnrprtTiatly pnM Into the
Treatnry, with tb unu of tb partial to whom
paid, tha amount, and on what artlclaa pitJ,
with th rotiOTii for -dan payment i, and tha law
ttndarvhlehtht Hint wro mad. BtTerrtd to
th OommKttfl of Wjl and Metal.
Mr.Orth, of Ind., ntrodatl reiotntlotl dt
rectlsf the Oommltte on Railway! tod Canal
to Inquire into the eipedleocy of the eon it ruction
of hip canal connect In the water of Lake
Michigan and the Waueih rlrer. Adopt.
wrj'irker.of mo.. iatredeeanreaomtionai.
rectlng the Committee on Election to tnTeitlgate
bndreixirt the belt method of electing rreil
dent and Vice PrcilJent, and prorldingatrlbunal
t0A4jutndett1e all qnettien ofconteit that
mar am ander men election. Aaoptcu. .
Mr. liarrli, of Maif.t Introduced nrciorutlon
dlrrctlnK the Hecretary of War to raue an ex
amination and lurvey or the hartwr of Hlnghaqi,
Mapi., wllh a tlew to the Improreraent of hi
naylR-ntlrn by drecUlnjf. Referred to thai Uom.
mlltce on Commerce.
Mr. lUrk.Af Kanliakv. tntrmlncnd ft reiolntlon
dlrcclln the Poat matter (ieneral to Inform Con-
prreia how many employee tn an Rraiiea win iv
required to eirry Into eneel the propoteil poatcl
avlngaityiteini alto, how many would bo required
hv tha iwialal tilra-rarh tatn. A lion tad.
The rfRnlar onler waa demaaded, and the
opcaaer procoauou wun to
ntr. II. T. HiHir. from the t!ommltlee on Educa
tionaml jjntKir. reHrtcl a iiiii to epiannan an
Adnaa.tlnno.1 futiil. aiul luilrvnla (lis nat liruveada
oflheialeof the public lanu tvlheeduuatlon of
Tha hill waa Had. when Iho nommlttee walred
III claim to the remainder of Ihe hour, and the
iionio reiumeu inn cooaiucranun 01
Mr. Poland, of VertnonL addrri'cd the Hondo
in auKTton 01 me uronoaoa nmenument to too mil.
oonnufniftho redact Ion to the payof Nenaton,
lteprcaoniaiiTca,nnii uBirKa.ra, ami ivoainu iw
ri-iUiratUinof Imfilc nar to lha Treafurv. Ha laid
that bla conKlvoc wn not ao tender al to prerent
lio taklnK the py allowed, nor had he roufrtot to
max uiiiay uy triurniim t iwiiit irwimji
He de trod to make the return in compliance with
Mr. Stephen, of Oa next ftddreMCtlthellonie,
Refer r In tt to the cominent of the preai ukjii what
It ilrnnmlnatod lha "aalarr arrab. or 'hacW liar
It denominated I
atcai." ne uei'reeaieii inn manner in wiutn t
aieai ' ha iieuren
.:..;;"." '.:i ..:'"" . .. l-
inraiur liad been tharaetcriied. 1I regarded
thapo-lllon of Joumallit a the hlgbeit in tha
land, but he would In all plncerlty lay to the preit
that In iiea kin k to thoinaa of the iveople the
greatest care ihould be taken in looklnu; to the
eorrectnei and truth or It atateincnt. A II ud Inn
to an exprenlon mad by Mr. Tremalne. of New
York, relalluir to demacroirlatn. ha laid there
never wa a etateiman that warnotadotuaftogue.
To be a alateaman It wa nceertarr that he altouhl
Ihi a demagorue and reflet t the beat Judgment of
ino coiie. nut tiivra ntr ininiiiiimtui-
gvgu, the genuine one. the real Btateaman, and
tha ahuin iloinaimiraa. Tha e-enulnaoaa leadalha
Jwvpic, the sham pander to their error, and pro.
udkc. The real demagogue reason and con.
Ulta Willi ill livuiir. ii iccia uraiivi'uiiii iuia,
underatanda IL and If rereriih atfitilnUtera tha
remedy. The aham fall In wllh the fancy of the
patient. He cited Chatham a the greatvit ilate
iiun of Kntrlanri. and raelted an aneedote ihowhis
hi anxiety to conault and know the popular aen-
uinent, anu oj nia eiwiucncv urvugut iuw iuuki
to hla support.
Aa tb the reaponilblllty fbr the meamre.he said
that tha analtala of tlia rote a he had aocn showed
about an eo,ual proportional Democrat lo and lie.
ptibtican anpiKirt of the measure. He auatalnol
the position taken by Mr.Treniatne, that the eora.
luuire nau icit it ivr racu v-vnnn .v u m. yu
ui iia un n uitcuioera, aiMi uvciatwi n "in jiv
Ion. In the early day of theOoyernmont lomt
ut tut) uriH"tat wriiaiucaia vi inv suhuhj iu
vote a an id create oi incir own aaiar j, it era tuv,
he asked, "aelary grabber 7''
Without rererrlnu- ta tha nu eat Ion of tha eine.
dlencyofthe act, he maintained that those who
toted for Ihe fncreaae bad pcrieet eonatltutlonai
and moral Haht to vuta foe tha ratroaothra feature.
and no allgma could reet upon them. Had he been
a member of the last Conr ie, whether he Toted
for the bill or not, ho iboald bar drawn the back
wr. If the prcsa doubted the exiedlcoey of tho
act, let Uuttn any no. and notattr k lb morality
urTiriwe ui luorawnw tiiuBRiit ii caivuiciii. j
repreaentatlro In tho tall ol Congrei ought to be
LluaaoIauanAftl tsUUr Intel lei.LwIneati'ja and
tralnlnir. taeummand thU hfirlieat wilTeX.
HeaaidtheraJIniad nndtratomt tuo yalne of
brain labor, and many of them paid ten to twen-
ij-UTo tiiou'nnu uuiiara lor mo ura. crnin lamir.
No with ntAJter meehanJoa and other skilled labor.
There-wa aearoely a'merohant will brain aud
i kill of a high onler that did not make from ten
to fifteen thouiaud dollar. There waa scarcely a
lawyer, eminent In bla profvaaion, tint did not
earn ten or fifteen thousand dollar, and there waa
scarcely a profession or occupation where brain
and i killed labor would not return an ro,uiil in
come, Tho eclence of gorernmcDt was one ol the
hlghcit allurement. Xverybody had au Interest
In good government. The law passed hrre aflVet.
oiltbe interest and Ihe pocket of ercrycltlicn.
There wat required her tlie highest order of Jit
tellcct, add (here was a Tilt deal of labor and
He held up the honors and emoluments of otnee
when held by uenof correspond! nit ability as an
d by uenor corresponding ability as an
i In ilia ilii rat lim fifth a rlamir arena rat Inn.
Incentive to the education of the rising generation.
savins that the tumr man. on his three dollars a
day, would make the greatest aacrlnee to educate
his son and raise him above hi own sphere. He
said inetwoenne was a member of Congress in
former day, he had never received a dollar be.
fund the allowances of pay mado bylaw. He
tad collected In claim orer half a mill Ion dollars,
but had never accepted aoyeoinmlsaton. Thorn
were, he declared, numbers of capable and honor
able men who would not come to Congrei because
they couldn't a Hard It, and be argued that the
country oltcn lost valuable services owing to Ui
ls.k of com)rcnsatlon,
'In a former Congress, when he expected never
o re i am, ami iiivrcior; waa uninnucncru oj any
persona) feeling, he bad, when the total expendi
ture were only eighty millions, given his opinion
that the salaries of Representatives should be
A lit fVl ah.I rUBm.naAA ftalik irK.Hkl.f l..llu
fivuw,.ini v. (ivn.ivn y.VjWaj. iiiviiivi , ua.ivv
of the Hupremo Court at-leaf t aw.OOO, tho Alio
ciaio JUiuceaeM.yw.uio xrcsmcni iw,wu ana
lorclicn ministers at least twice what thev are.
aiv vvufiucteu tiiv swiiuvn wi tuo iranaing
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iriHnvnaniit ivaiare oi
No governtueut could last
ideratood Its nature and were
unlet a the people underitvud Its nature and were
uBimcuiv tia iiriucifitca. adwj uuii na in.
formation relating to the action of tha Oovcrn.
principles. They must' have In.
uicnf. andtheConstltntlon had wlrelv urovlded
that the action of Ihe tlovernment should be open
iu tiiriu. aiiM uw (CKiruiu ills iraoainK I'riTiicgo
asoneol thegrvat Inittamentallllcsol a. tree re.
mincnii govirnwcnt to auu to tue enugutenment
o the people.
Mr. tiarneid, of Ohio, Mid he would not Join In
any clamor that would call wen thieve, because
they had voted for that whlcli they had a consti
tutional rltlbt to vote fur. llut ho rcoomilied tha
Ilct that there was a popular reeling In the cvun
try which demanded tho repeal of tha salary bill,
aud in tfefer'nea to that sentiment the ffuiii
should pais tha bill, and then member could go
lorwanltu their work with a better graco. and
would not bo met with the charge of voting them,
solve unconstitutional pay.
Mr. Randall, of Pa., referred to the lilitory of
iruniaiiuu uu me auiijcctot aaiurtcs. Jio rcau tne
voiea that had been taken In several Congreisc
toshowthat in all cases when salaries were In.
created th retroactive feature was Inicrted. Ho
rclerrcdlrtlcularlvlotha luetiiliers from Penn.
sylvaula, who bad voted for the blll,andsaid he
UNU nervr nvaru oi tug caso ot a man wno nan re
fused the payor who had relumed It. He had
voted for the bit! of last session, and he proposed
to stand by that action and rise or fall with it.
He liad iteen hero lor a uuinber of years and ho
HisitcIy averred, that until the pay was made
iT,too last year, It had never been lomcitut for a
Mr, Hjirlburt. of 111,, Indicated a purpose to
iiiovu that the bill be recommitted, end the corn
Mltteo Instructed to report back tho bill Intro.
ductd by himself on th subject.
Mr. Kation,of Iowa, oppoivtl lit bill reported
by Mr. Hale, on the ground that tlure waa no
equality In It. Ho called attention to the fact
that while tho bill proposed to reduco the salaries
of member of Con if res It did nut touch the sala
ries or other otfluUls or the Government. This h a
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HiuuHii, nu. I'vii.iictuH ma ivgiiLLii w ui an vii vi
tnw uui ciuiutut. nuit-u waa iut in wnircii,
I our jruia pro, no iivaik na pan a growinK "is-
iHwltlon to sacrlnee the dlarnltv of the Heurcsent.
allrea of tho people, and he thought It time that
a stop was put to this. There seemed to baa
growing dMosltlon to collect the ottlclals about
the Executlrodoparttaeata. Weeveu had a prop.
ur I tin ii irvui iiiu a Tsiiuviit to firv jiuutca at
Washington for tho bepalors, and It seemed to
lilinthAi this waa the first step toward a conceit
tralloiivf personal government,' He thought the
bill of Ihu minority of th committee would moat
lurslymcet ihe demandaof the country on the
subject. The bill or the majority he did not think
met the crisis.
Mr. Potter, of N. Y., advocated the repeal of
tne out, uccdniv lie uciiavctiuie jieopie ueiuauuau
It, as they had a right to do.
Mr. Ne smith, of Oregon, referred to the fact
that ho had been elected to Cougrcis since last
March. He una In th lam category aa Mr.
Cox, who had been censured for drawing lull pay,
when In fact h was only elected In November.
He had read the law on the subject, showing that
he and others who had been recently elected wire
authorised to receive pay lor the lull term.
Mr, Speer.of Pa., advocated the repeal of the
bill. He said he had not voted lor th bill, but
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.iwu tiiv a. itmw .avi iiv ivva ilia luvmi
Mr. Croaker, or Mais., said ho had taken tho
backpay and b allll had It, and should keep it
until I'ougras by vote directed him to return lu
He did not think the Ineroased salary wa any too
much lor the adequate maintenance of ft house
and famllv In Washington. 11a had been In Lnn.
don and Paris, and In hi opinion Washington
wa the most expensive capital lu tho world. If
any member doubtru that let mm Dringnu wile
and family here, and lie would soooleel th ex.
jieuio down In hi pockets, (laughter. He
(Crocker) had with other been called a thluf and
suJary-grabber, and lo long as he wa so charged.
and so luug a this clamor naa railed he would
not return the money.
He drew the back tmv In March beciuia ho be.
lleved ho had a right to tiiawlt, and ho took It
hvuie with htm. Attorn while ho Uoamo sick,
and his conscience troubled liuu tui ilieliihject,
and It culled In bliilcrk unl vuiis'iu Jed losoinf
tho money back to th Trenury, a other J )&
done. Before many days, however, he got better,
and then concluded not to return th money.
ir.anarlilaa 1 lla uu.ibl that ha ntrff would
return it so long a tmi clamor wa raised against
Air. ncu'hier, ot w. jargueatnatit whotmh
tne power ot tne present uwngrea to cnangv
salary of member or th last Congress. That
body had the right to fit the salary of lis own
members. It had been fixed and paid, ami this Con.
rvaaa amil.l on n.mrlr tiaiaalaw arTeetlnaT Ih
iMtrof thoae mmier. Ho however fiTored going
baric to th old rat of pay for th present Coo
Mr, Dnnneil. of Minn., advocated the adoption
nt hta atneadmant. riMallna In a Blnulctlan all
tbat tmrtlati of th appropriation bill retatlr to
alarlee, laeladlnsr that of Preildent. Cabinet ofll
eern. Judges, and emptovers. H cnmtiated the
provlalon of the majority hill restoring tho mile
eg system, saying Ihnt tho American people
wouldeom day thank the Forly-ecnd Congres
ior anonsuing i no system, eiwiouguit uigutucu-
lira ttia aalar Ih.mim
Herecelvedundertho mileage f ystetn (Mo for
coming to Waihlngton, while Tile eipeases were
buttrX Ifa wanted to sen a iv-iem that bald for
erclces not nnder! abrogated. .... i
pit, t, ruriinmi. Ol i rwucnnmi itiht iun, !-
tually wasnolocreatoor salaries to member, rwt
that the repeal of the franking privilege, the eat
ling off of mileage and th stationery eUowanee,
a sarfnir, to the Oorerninent was effected. It
denied that the vole of Ihe people was for repeal,
and held that It waa th cry of place-huntera ami
mipcniei-mivarra. ite reietrrn m "
Mr. Cox, ol New York, who had denounced tie
liA.lrn. i. a !) an a-roraaalnn at WDlFll BF
took umbrage. He reviewed th eonrs or Mi rfc
Cox, charging that h had drawn hi pay a h
(Mr.OrofAlandldld.and Intlmatnl that hvonly
returned It on ihe death of Mr. Brooks, whoa
deathmadeftvacancyln tb New ork dolcga.
lion, . . ....
He said Mr.Uoiwt-f ft arreat anwlslcg1aUtor.
and had passed many wise Mil here. He had
looked over the laws, and had found that one of
these wa a bill in change th nam of tho ship
lndvslry William 1T. Tweed. Uproarious
merrlmeut.l Ho wondered if that was th ship,
that transported the Dewdrop to Lurop Ut
summer, fltenewed laughter.' H nxt"pro.
ducetla leaf, which be said was torn from the
agricultural report ror iwi, wnien nor tne jr.
trait, he said, of that distinguished economist,
Mr. Lawrence, of Ohio, and on smother peg he
(otind the picture of ft ram bearing the nam or
that gentleman. . .
He wanted to know what th picture or th ram
cost. Laughter.! He recommended to th gen
tlemen from New York, who had set themselves
nmiinliilMiailii Ia ! Ilnnirrasa. which. DD.
tier the lath or pnblle opinion and the prayer of
tiioua irienua, diikiis " unman w nnin.v. -
go home, where rrlroe stalked abroad at noonday,
and let tnelr light shine there. :
Mr. Lawrence, or Ohio, said that he had betntfl
moeh, he would not ay willfully, misrepresented
that ho asked a few minutes' Indulgence of the
House. He then proceeded to reply to eereral
point! on which he had len attacked. In reply
to the (rw.ulry of Mr. Dawes as to how inner of the
back pay he wonid return, neaant ne wouiu nH
had ha been In the last Conrress. voted for an In.
creasoofellherbackorrronl jmy. A to the al
luslon to hi going with tho multitude, he eld
thathe,lnl6ooBlnlST3,dkl what he considered
to be right. The gentleman (Mr. Dawes) waa a
member of the House In lwe. Both bad voted
against the Increase, both bad Uken th par. be"
nail -gone wun ine mumiuuv. iuni"i ...
Wilson, be said that he did not maintain that the
nrinninla waa wrnnv nmler all elreumatancc anu
in alt It phase. Th Constitution gave the
right, and wlille that stands It must b taken aa
right) but U th Increase was beyond what was
necessary, and not sanctioned by an Impartial
UUOIIO. Ii, liiiiirr rum nimiii.i.um, .... w
wrong! He did not claim Infallibility for th pub
lic ludsmenLbut when there was a deliberate
consideration It wae generally correct, ....
A to in portrait oi .iimsci. in tue report wi ttte
election fraud in New York, he explained that
l Here were ft low copies in wnicn tne portrait iur.
tilaLa.1 liw ihantihiriliersof tha lflatorvof Con
grrss,Hft private enterprise, were bound for tho
gratification of his constituent. Hi colleague
could not find half ft dosen volume that contained
the portrait. , ,. t . , .
In reply to Mr. Crowneld, he said that arlend
or hi had chosen to compliment him for the Inter.
atthat ha hail taken In aarrleullur by nam In 2
on of the finest or his flock after him. For two
year bo had kept It out of the agricultural report,
but hi friend Insisted that It ought to go In. and
It had gone In and appeared In that work, where
bod alt appeared lb picture of tnauy a 'less
worthy animal. ...
Mr. Hale, or Me., then said ho would tak the
lanu nf lliu 1 1 mi on thfl bill.
Mr. Orlh.or lnd., moved to recommit the bill,
with Instructions to report a bill absolutely rc
tieallng all Increases of salaries o far as It could
nnnalltnllnnallv dune, and ta touallie th t)B
as nearly aaposlbIe, o that each member wouli
mauIu. wm innM limn IA iMhI iter anntim.
Th Speaker explained that If th demand for
the previous question was seconded th House
would nrst vote upon the Instructions, and .then
upon tho bill or the committee, but amendments
AtTiiitit K an! nrT. '
The House, by a vote of 100 to 11 refused to
UWl in (lemanu ior toe itraTium incainu.
Mr. Ortb then urged the adoption ot hi Instrnc
tlons. Mr. O'llrleo, of Maryland, presented th memo
rial or Philip O. Flies, or lUltimorr. to iccur to
th eAkicod popttbUton their legal staiw, ,.
Pending lurtlrcr coniidcraltou if tnu auTaffDUl
tne itonav, at , aujournvu.
8 EN AT 11
In tha absence of thoVloo President, Mr. An
thony moved that th Hou. M.M. Carpenter, of
Wisconsin, bo elected as rrcsiaent fro itm,
Mr. Stevenson nominated for President pro fci
the Hon. Allen Q, Tburman. or Ohio.
Messrs. Anthony and Stevenson were appointed
as teller by the Secretary, and the ballot of
Senator being collected and counted, it we lound
that Mr. Carpenter had received 33 voles and Mr.
Thurman bad received IS votes and 3 blank vole
Mr. Carpenter having received the largest num
ber of volts, was declared by th Secretary duly
elected as rresiueoi pro tem.. anu accvruinuiy
took th chair, being escorted thereto by Mr.
On assuming the chair Sir. Carpenter said:
Senators, nleaaa ac4eut mv B-ratefuf thanks."
'I he journal or yesterday's proceedings was then
rend by the Secretary.
On motion of Mr. Anthony, the Secretary was
illrc'trJ lii urttirv lha President and the Housaof
Representatives ol tho election or Mr. Carpenter
as i rviiuint jto icut.
Mr. Wrlo-ht. as a member of the Committee on
Finance, asked to say that he did not approve
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UI VlllldUl HV ItlWIUllvlf. . .vf w WJ , luismii
SVinimlllaa t nlrritsr. but had consented tu that
reported by Mr. Sherman in order to gettheijues
iinn lMlnrn the Senate, lie wlahad tu aav that he
was not in favor of inflation, but was In favor of
such an mimtinn to in currency as ine increased
population nnl tne business interests oi mo coun
Mr. Clayton Introduced a blH extending the
tlm for selection of swamp and overflowed land
in Arkansas, under the act of March li, "-W,
Mr. Vest tillered euncurrvut resolution toad,
innm fmm December ltt tu January C. which wa
laid orer, Mr. Morton objecting to Us coniidcra.
Mr. Buckingham onereu a rtsn.uuon to pay to
i widow of the late John M. Morris, executive
clerk or the Senate, ilbo fur funeral expenses, and
Mr. Wlndom asked, in behalf of the Seleot
Committee on Transportation, that It hate
authority to sit during the recess at such place
aa It miRllt avicciniiii tuiuvtii ivkihi (vi ct.
anna and tiancrs. Airreed to.
Mr. Buckingham introduced a bill for tb relief
Ol certain inocs oi louutaa un tu n9rincinBuicr
Mr. Hitchcock Introduced Mil lo Incorporate the'
I WVlltU Street anu oouta tTasuinajioii raiiroait.
Ilnrcrri'il in l!ummltlea on Dlstrlot of Columbia.
Mr.Uordon Introduced bill to provide for tho
transmission oi luaKaiines, uansraucra suu po
rliHl1(alathroiiirlithemallB. Mr. Chandler! Changing the nam and title or
III uniieu niaica Agcut anu ouniui urprnii a.
Alexandla to Agent and Consul General at Cairo.
Mr. Ihigyt Auihorlilng, from and after April
1,1174, the payment of customs duties one half in
legal-tender notes and one half In gold.
Mr. Pratt I Relating to tho removal of cause In
certain caic from the Stato court.
Mr. Wright i ileum e to rule of practice In
uuueu o.nius couua.
Mr. Huntt Bill providing forth apiiolntment
ofa commission to regulato the sale of alcoholic
liquor. The bill provides Ior the appointment
Dy in 1 resident, witu tne oonseut vi tn nriiBic,
of flvecomnilsslonera to Investigate th alcoholic
liquor trame In Its economic, criminal, moral and
BO.cn II no aapovta ui wnueuiiou nuu paui'rriauj.
rli.ia ani-lal it I pa. tha tiublla health and areneral
welfare of the people, and who shall Inquire and
take testimony as to practical results oi license,
rcBirlrilva and nruhlhiLorv leulslatlon for the lire.
venilonof IntcmiNiraneein tuo several Statusa0f
The commissioners ar to bo appointed from
civil lire, Irrespective or political or partisan von.
alteration, nr to hold pipe for on year, serto
ntthout salary or other compensation exctpt Ihu
payment of Incidental expenses, and are to make
their report to the President, by whom it shall ba
traiiBLuuicu tu suuarcia.
TU8 rKAXRIKO rnlYtbtilB.
V herens lha abolition or lha frank Intr itrlvllrD-a
wa Intended tocoonomlie the expenditures of the
Ouvernnientiand whefeaa Ita abolition prevent
the general distribution to th people of Improved
Halil and araiitan seeds, thus dalaatlnir In a ineaa.
or the benefits which otherwls would accrue to
lb agriculture of th country Iron, the esubllilt.
tucnt of the agricultural buroau. and also dis
courage in uisiriDuiion oi puDiio uocument
wldch atlord Important Inloruiatlon, and are an
education of the people) and whereas to com pen.
sale tha people lor these lots there should b an
Important reduction of tho expenditure lu tho
postal service ol th tlovernmenii therefore,
Httolotd. That tha Poatmaatar tiencral be re.
attested to report for th Information of th
1. What amount of expense, If any. has been
Bared to tho tlovernment by the abolition of the
trunk I ii ir nrlvlleira.
x. How many employee In the mall sorvlce, If
any, nam ucvu iiikuhiicu! ami nuw iuuuu isia, ii
anylhlng.Js charged by railroads aud other ear.
riers lor the inalls. slue th abolition of th frank.
llow much less annroDrlatli
tlon will be required
for th postal icrriue by reuivn or the abolition of
Mr. Oordon gave notice that he would call it up
coMritxATiov or isitATont.
Mr. Davis oltiM-ed the followlRir. which waa Ar.
uvivti iv uu priiiivu t
Utteltrd. Vlut lha
Htiotvtd, Vlut the Secretary or the Senate; bo
rcctotl tu furnish the Scujtet nil In tor mat Ion In
tllrcctotl to furnish the Scua
hlivilicoKUUnfiQ the ruiug vf ihtft.le.rlei or
rVnators and Representative In Congress from
the fermation of the Oevernmentt In what em
( provisions fnf salary ware madretroHlvet bow
onaja, time In each ease was covered by A retro-
bciitu rvTision tne names oi nenaiora wiw "
tnelff lv under sueh nrovlslonsi th amount
drawn bv them rerpectltely, with the date ol
Olhe Ireasur amniinla ilua lham under such
troactlteprotlilont. and the date of such Action.
lu also n eomnarailva atntament of tha total
eortiuaHoii bihI allowance of Henatort under
acta oi,iu.y us, mo, aia ot .MitCOtf, !!, re spec
4 BILLS CALttDir.
Mr.Snmner called nn hi bill on th flnitnet
And proceeded toartue In larur ol specie rent in p
tl and against InilaUnn, and his bill wa then,
en ate motion, referred to tho Committee on H-
'Mr. Johnson called nn bill to rcmovepollllPil
imiiuiiiiicn ii t ntnnas r, iihtqk nnu r .i.
y, of Irginla, and John 11. Reagan, of Texas.
OH( A SIX AT m AV VATIOaAf, BASKS.
Khnrman Aallit nn hill In anthnrlf the,
nrjjnnltatlon or national bank without circula
tion. ir. iiayard hoped this 'nil woau not io pn-iei
rlthout mtialilraMnn. lfa did not sea where
Congress htwl th tower to charter ft class ol
wpm mi ucpurit lurraiy. aiiu iiiiiivhibj u,r,.u-
sltlnn to th present banking system. He would
muxh prefer that th tax on Rial banks should
b removed, and be hoped measure to that edict
WfMlsfbe taken at thla lesafon.
IMseTisiion ensued. In the course of which Mr,
Sherman stated that tb bill con retted noprvrl
lettf beyond the authority to nisume the name ol
tltriiil bank, which could not now bo cnfiyed
yny private cltlsen. He stated that l.t hoeii
KeijiitHis would not enter Into a diseuiilon on the
BiFrrai imnxinK ajstem.
The bill was then laid over.
4 iiv itiii.iv i mtu. niisi aii , acvuiiiv aviirivii,
adjourned till Monday,
The House Committee on Foreign Affairs will
hold tts first meeting to-day.
Tn iinus committee on Agriculture win re
port bill favoring the Ire transmission of seeds
and reports from the Department of Agriculture
through th mall.
The. Senate Commute on Mines and Mining
orwanised yesterday, and adjourned till th first
Ndfetay tu January. Subsequently It will hold
meetings each Monday.
. Tn senate Commute on Post ORlces and mst
BuBwUmet and orranlied vettardnv. Th bills
whTett have been referred to It were referred to
BU9-cvin.mil i res ior examination.
ThHoufv suhxjotnmltte on th Judiciary,
ivu.i.iiii vi A'Araajp. rvmiiu, ,, niiri anu in
umJue, hul under consideration yesterday th pro-
ipvcvaa suueuuiucnia vi tua uauarupt taw.
Th Committee on Invalid Pensions of the House,
prvpos to report a bill Increasing th pensions oi
aoiuiera wno nnv lost noiii arms, limns, or ineir
eye-sigbt In the aervlce, to 50 per month.
Tb House Commltte on Naval Affair held ft
nMetrng yesterday and considered the applies,
time nf Commodore Prahle and other retired nRI.
ears Who wish tone nlaced on tbeaotlrelsL
HetenninatMia oi mo matter was rracoeu. jur.
joacpn Mcr artana waa apiwtnteu cierv,
- Hanntnr I'jlmnnili ilirnnin nf lha Tmllrlarv
Committee of the Senate, favors th confirmation
ol Attorney utneral Williams to be Cbler Ju
tlee. There Is noilonlit ih&t th committee will
report favorably at the next executive session,
nuu mat in nomination win men do connraiea.
In the House Commute on tho District of Co
lumbia yesterday all tb street-railway bills wtro
do (erred for future consideration. Some atten
tion was given to th memorial of the George
town Hoard of Trade, asking for widening of ihe
tirnw in ine ijong unuge to not less inan on nun.
Tha Senate CnmmttleA nn Prli-Hi-ires and Eler.
tlons will hear aru-umentB totav In the Louisiana
case. Mr. 11. N. Ogden will present the case of
Mintmi iiiuniiiiBii, Kiiii iiir. ji. j. juiiiiiikb tiiat
oftrercrnor Plnchback. The cases Involve the
vanmiy oitnepreteuaod governments oi eiirs.
Kellogg and McEnery respectively.
Tha House t?ommlttaa on A tinronrtatlons vaster.
day consumed Its session In the distribution of tho
various appropriation uins to Buia-outniDiiieca ior
tares iigouoA. it is reeotxeu to noiu aeerioitxiur
log th holiday with the rlew of having business
In shape at the reassembling of Congress. Indi
vidually tho member ar In favor or th strictest
economy, and rxpres the purpose to confin ap
propriations to the lowest ttage possible,
Tho question of inland transportation wai Indi
rectly brought before the Senate Commute on
Commerce yesterday, but the existence of aspo.
elal committee having this subject In charge early
terminated this discussion. Senator Fentoa'a bill
providing for tb assumption by tho United Stjrttcj
or the Erie canal and Its consequent enlargement
waa referred tothe former committee Intb Wen
ate, but It wa decided to turn the matter orer to
Senator Wlndom special committee. ,
Mr. Wlndom, chairman of the Senate Commit
leovn Transportation 'Route to the Soabo&ru,
sked ami obtained leave for that committee to
sit during the holiday recess at such places and
time aslt may select, with, view to visiting
New Orleans and other points at tb Sooth,
uurlnsr tho tat summer raeesa tha com in it tee
luad three hundred and sixty-Are days' work
Krauit. , au itggrrgate eapenae ui teas man
Men. John It. Reagan, of Texas, was sitting
near Hon. Alex, H. Stephens during the delivery
of his speech In the Homo yesterday. These two
gentlemen served together In Congress In that
same hall before th war, and Mr. Reagan was
slier nartls Postmaster Uoueral In Jen. Davis'
Cabinet when Mr. Stephens was Vic President
of theUoniederacy. The political disabilities of
Mr. Reagan were removed py the vote of the Sen
ale yrsleniay while he waa sitting in tho House.
Some twenty more cx-Cun fed crates of note were
on th floor llstenlog to tho remark of Mr, Ste
phens. Th new House Commltte on War Claim met
yesterday a lie moon and completed Us orgnnlia.
lion by electing H. H. bniltu clerk. Mr. Smith
was clerk or the House Committee of Claims of
the Forty-second Congress1, and his selection for
th clerkship of the Important Committee of War
Claims I a deserved compliment to that gentle,
man, the choloo being mode on th score etlils ex.
pcrlencv and competency. The awards or the
Southern Claims Commission as well as all claims
growing out of th late or preceding wars against
the Ouvcrninent will b rcforrvd to this com
mittee. The West VIrginlaoontest absorbs the members
of tho Election Committee, With qualined ere.
dentlals, and elected at different elections, th
rase assume a phase peculiar to Itself. John J,
Davis, claiming to represent the First district un
dvr the August eleitloo, addressed th committee
yesterday iu behalf of hta claim, and Ben Wil
son, his opponent, claiming under lb October
election, occupies their attention to-day. Aside
from th contestants, there 1 a principle Involved
whkhhaa no strict analogy wllh any case yet
digested, It being the delermlimtlou of Ihe day
for holding the general election In that State,
somo recent .oinpliuatluui seriously embarrassing
Hon. C. C Cbaflee, of Mass., Is In th ctly. Ho
was a member of th Thirty-filth Congress.
Hon. John Reagan, or Texas, ex-member or
uongrc-s anu ex-vuniraerat i-osimasicr ucn
era!, Is in tho city.
Governor Jewell presented tils credential as
Cnited States Mipister totheCsarof Ruiiia, at
Hen. N. P. CJilpmsta District Deleg&to In Con.
press, attends to LJ folly Congrei iloual duties,
out ia sun in teeui
incix.. 4, al. numuu. i, c- a attcrson, am, t.
Glbba and Lloyd Wheeler, delegates to tho col.
ored convention, are still In th city,
Ex-Speaker Grow, now of Texas, was on the
floor r tbe House visiting his old Irlends during
the discussion of the salary bill.
Hon. Jaiaea R. Lofiand, Representative In Con
gresa from Delaware, who succeeds Hon. Benja.
uiln T. Brlggs, haa drawn lb scat of his prods.
cessor, and U already known as au able and popu.
lar member. He has rooms at tho Imperial hold.
Colonel A. J. Smith, of Syracuse, New York,
wa yesterday nominated to b surveyor gen.
eral of Montana Territory, well known in Wash
ington aa a man of raro qualities. President
Grant could not bare shown preference for a
worthier gentleman. Colonel bmllh was adju
tant general Inth third division of tbe sixth
army corn, commanded by General Sedvrwtck.
He waa a thoroughly reliable officer, a bruve sot-
uior, anu waa wounden iwic whlio attending to
hi important dutlei In th field.
RECORD OF CRME.
A. J. rertect. who inurdcrod bis wife some two
yeara ago, win no unngcu at joiici, iii to-day.
Peter Mailman Is to be executed on the Both In.
siani, at itauiax, n, n., ior tno murucr oi bis
Thomas Wick, the defaulting treasurer of
Clark county, Ohio, was yesterday renteueed to
one year's hard labor In the penitentiary, and to
pay in cost oi tno inai anu a nne ot aco,ouu,
John MeBermott, or New York, who killed his
wlra wllh blows of a hammer and then at tern n ted
suicide, wa Sallowed by th dlslrlct attorney to
put laapleaormurderln the sooond degree yes.
tvrapy uauftiuig, aui HMiiiutuuw ur sentence.
Thomas and Martin Nay lor. Timothy Hanegan,
M,artln Din on and James Sherry were held to
ball In t3,oo each at ltoston yesterday, to answer
a charge of homicide, In causing th death of Pat.
rick Gaffe y on Saturday night last.
Yesterday at Memphis the grand Jury found
three indictments against ex-Aldarman Clcnlla
for obtaining goods under fals pretences, fraud
ulent breach of trust, and larceny. Th aecUM
baa been arrested and beldln3,0o0 boil on each
charge to answer,
Th trial or Mrs. Mercells, Mettler, tho clalr.
Toyant, Indicted with Dr. Com mis, of New York,
and E. K, Kimball, of Newark, Inr the murder or
ioaw, van, oy a won ion, waa conciuued in Jer
sey city yesterday, Tho Jury rendered e verdict
ldAW. Vail, by abortion, wa concluded In Jer.
aey ytiy j
An excitement occurred last evenlnir at Wait
Chester, Pa., caused by Dr. Bruner, ol California,
with three Irlends, attempting to kidnap four
children from the possession or his wife during
lbs pending ora suit for ft divorce, Mrs. llruner,
fearing such an attempt, had pollco officers la her
room. Durintr tho dlsturbanc lb children ware
removed by the landlady and the raid wa foiled.
tu younger or tn jam uroiiws, commonly
known aa the rati road rolilusrs. rtihliml lha atnra
of Bryant at Chandler, at llrosley, Cass county,
Missouri, on last Friday evening, uud shot and se
verely wounded lsaao Ilusson. A party ofetllteii
uisueu, uut ware oapturvit ujius rooue,s, wno,
ni uiiviiiimi vi avuiv tiui. iikhivu tnvui nun
the Injunction that 0ey would be held rcipomible
lor the report which were ctrcuUied regarding
the acts of the robbvr.
In Tarrant count. Texas. recnllvll-L Tl Kiuw.
t by Mc.M
uhll.. n..l I. ..ll.. 1.. -!.,. ..!" 1.1.
,, imiiuvii, iiwiii,iih luikfii
Mr. McMillan, wn Utally fhot
mistvva uiui ivr a luiae.
CAPITOL AND DEPARTMENT.
CAPITOL XETTS ULEAXfiD JlP HE'
f-TATCSOr MACHINISTS IN TIIKNAVY--EN.
ATE COVFIUMATIUNS-TIIE TKX.VI COV
8TRUCT10N COMPANV-NAVY OltUEIW-
Tla Navy Department yesterday decided upon
aucb alterations In the status of tnachlnltts In tb
navy a will tend to lecur In that grade ft better
Un r tntn than huramrnra. A machinist I a
omcerofiunerlor grade, anu on nottm snip
which is snnnllad br lu members as they may see
nun tna Bi'iKiimru uniccia. a iiinito "!
lit. The pay has beeft Increased from fll.M per
month to..W, which latter amount Is still
lurther Increased by the commuted ration to y
nr SI nn lnir annum. Tha ilul Imnoaad I to take
charge of the eogln and flrf i?om watches, under
the general dlrectton or tb engineer officers. The
on.ly requisite qualification is to faav had tome
experience in running ine engines oi wun, imt,
a. !.. l.init. I ' nit l.l alas til. AMI a lha Bar.
rice or ap)iTtng at any recruitiiiK inimmmi, vi
ii tnecomuanuaut vi ansir xaiu ivs jui na
tion. CONFIRMATIONS BY THE SEXATE.
Th Senate, tn executive scssilon, yesterday
confirmed the following nominations! jonn a
Bingham, of Ohio, to be Envoy Extraordinary
and Minister Plenipotentiary to Japan, vlo Cha.
r. jicuong, tcBirnC'i! win. i ncruztr, ot tin.,
minister Resident to t'nlled Mates of Colmnbta,
vice S. A. Harlbut, reslunedi James It. (lower,
to be United Htalea district judge for Eastern
district or WlicouHn, vice Andrew J, Miller, re.
signed. Collector or Internal Revenue Edgar
I Snow, for Wyoming Territory: Tho. P. Fuller,
lor Montana) ConManilne Msttulre, First district
f Missouri. A. T. A. Fonbert, to be Consul
General at Paris. A number or pot im ten were
TOM. SOOTTS SCHEMES.
tho affair of t he-California and Texas Construe
tlon Company ar being actively Inveitlgated In
Philadelphia. Advleea received here are to the
effect that a large number of th cyedtfori have
consented to grant tb extension asked fbr bv
Colonel ricottandotbcMndorseraottb oom pony's
paper. Within two week probably tb financial
difficulties will all b amicably arranged. The
creditor generally exprei confidence IB the man
agementef the company, and feel aaf a tothe
final result. If It should happen that th affairs
of tho Construction Company cannot be sitri.
catedrromdIDlentty, th Texas Paclfie Hallway
Company will not be by that fact embarrassed,
bnt will immediately proceed Wllh th work,
taking tb forfeited contract ont of th hand of
tb Construction Company, which I ft distinct
corporation. There will b no testation of work
at the paclfie terminus.
Col. Scott la busily engaged arranging his
financial affairs as deliberately as though nothing
serious had happened, and Is taking the advice ol
able and sound minds on the subject of a proposed
bill to aid tho company by ft Government loan.
i ns uciatia ui tne out are not jet rvauj, vui i. ia
well Itnnwn thnt tha inajllnrr faalnea will lie
effort to thoroughly secure tho Government by
first-mortgage bonds, giving not only the assets
but all the property and revenue of th road, a
accurlty. Tho Northern Paclfio will b Included
In thl arrangement, and a combined effort will
bemad to secure ft loan or 7(,000,0OU for each
road la convertible bonds at ft low rat or Interest.
Midshipman Tho. S. Plunkett, Mklibtpman
Henry MeCrea and Paymaster F. T. Olllett ar
ordered to doty at th recruiting station ftt Chi
cago, 111, Assistant Paymasters. He'd Cal
houn Is detached from the monitor Sausnis and
ordered to settle account. Rear Admiral Thorn
ton A. Jenkins was yitterday retired from tb
active list of the navy, having served more tbtn
laving itriri uivio iuiii
navr. Admiral Jenkln
rurlv.flva veara In
tu navy, Aumirai jenan
last cviuiutuuiu iui aibu kjuiuiwii, uaiii
Inal tiaan rallavail In that rnmmtnil h Rear A
last commanded tne Asiaiio
mlral E.G. Parrot t. This retirement creates 4
vacancy on th active list of rear admirals, which
will to-day b filled by th promotion of Oommo.
a ore n miaui Jteynoiua, now ou uuty at tin en;
Department a chief of lb bureau of equipment
and recruiting. Chief Naval Constructor Hans
com lelt last night for Chester, Pa., and the navy
yard at Philadelphia, on duty connected with tbe
C reparation of the Iron-clods tor octhe service,
hfef Engineer HenderiOD, United States nary,
I In th city ror a few day visiting hi friend.
THE BRIG MARY CELESTE .MYSTERY.
-I. -TT... ""KT.. I . ... ....
in ireMury wejjr.pjcnji A n rvceyit oiitu-
reasnry Dejijrtpjcnji ij. In receipt efftu-
nn the ollflitrr nt the TTCrTr.f New
rk list he has Vccetrcd from otbfalTar Uit
effects of U. S. Brfgi, lafe Master of ,h brg
M Miry Celeste," whlefi wa round nn Injured upon
th high seas with ber cargo and th eutc'ta fall
on board apparently undisturbed. Sio was on
her Voyage ftoin New York toUenia.The mftlUr,
his wire and child and. crew having .ill mysterious?
ly disappeared. Theylett no clue by which Ihey
could be traced, and th Government has bp
thu far unable to learn any new ol their where-
tibonte or of the direction which they took tipon
earing the ships although every Inquiry poaafble
hna han matte. Tha a fleet a eumtirlaa sixteen
pattVagea.Tha cuo is iQTolrtd la myiUry alnseet
" SOUP FOR THE SOLDlUnsT
Tb War Department yc Herd ay received, for.
warded through our legation at Paris, tworolls
of ft preparation which 1 claimed by th Inen.t.or
tobe tha mot perfect preparation lor tbe manu
facture or soup tn the field that hat ever been
made. The preparation 1 put up In rolls, weigh
Ing on pound each, and each roll, It la claimed,
will make a palatable, hearty -soup, fbr twenty
persons. Monsieur bpout, tho Inventor, also for.
wardml a iiatnnhlet. foil ileaeTlhlnv what ha
claims to bo the most complete kettle lor camp
ami neiti us in existence, it nits pee a auoptou,
h states, for use in the French army, and coin.
prises an urdlnary camp-kettle, frying-pan, baking
pan, broiler, and a eofleo-mlll.
THE WHITE HOUSE YESTERDAY.
Tb Executive Mansion wss thronged with
callers yeatcrday, most of whom law th Presi
dent, UcDretentatlv Stanard called with tbe Mis
souri delegaUon to tbe National Civil Right
Representative ex-Oovcrnor Lynch, of 31
cniieu wimtiie civil rignis ueicgation irom
mam. anu j, vvcsicy t.;romweii, rnairman
aented the Vtnrtnla deleirallon.
No aneecbea warn made bv snv of these ileletra.
tlons, th object elateuVJjy'CArt, being lo pay their
respects to tne Chief Mag ltr at ty
The following was th financial exhibit of th
Treasury Department ftt th dots of business
yesterday! Currency, io&8,s03.83j special deposit
or legal lenders for redemption ol certificates of
tiviivBii, ja,a,u,uwi coin, asaaAxMo.vat mcmuing
coin ccrtltliuto. iSl.eil.OvU; outsUndlng legal
Tho receipt from Internal revenue sources
yestcruay were aoj,oj-tw,
Th report of tb commissioners apiwlntcd to
Investigate the matter of Irrigation In the Sacra
mento and san Joauuln valleys, California, will
bo mad to the I'resiticnt aomatiinaln Jitnnarv.
and win b very voluminous, with lllustruiions,
AlU'a BIIU UUgl HUIIi
THE EATIIUR REPORT.
Orrmor Tiir Cmivf iunai. tirrtt-htu
For tho .South Atlantlo State, and thene
westward to the lower Mlulnippl valley, partly
cloudy and clear- weather, with less pressure,
easterly to southerly winds and higher tempera
tare on the Atlantlo coast. For Tennessee and
the Ohio valloy light to fresh southerly and west
erly winds, and probably area of rata daring the
day. For New England and th Middle Atlantlo
States slightly rising temperature, with partly
eloudv weuthar and arena of rain. Vor the, la V a
region fresh and brisk variable winds, with con
tinued cloudy and stormy weather, followed by
clearing weather and lower temperature lo tho
npper lake region and tbe Northwest on Friday
a lie moon. The temperature will probably rise
si iK ni i j tu in wutt (t-giuu vi -ivw ivraainie
iivuiua tuo uaj,
TUft WCATHIR tH WASHINOTOX
Tb following waa the range of the ttiermotne-
iri iwigiii, a. iivuipivi vptivian iiuici a ft. iu.,
4T 10 a. iu., 48; 12 m., W 'i p. tu Uj 4 p. tu., Ui 0
p. in,, H; p. in., M.
ITEMS FROM NEW YORK.
Gold closed yesterday at 100.
The custom receipt yesterday were 30S.
Tho sub. Treasurer paid M,uoo in jrold on account
ot Interest, and iiecixxifor cilled bonds.
Within tbe past few days some parties have
tolen UO cartridge l, two pound of tobacco, and ft
large lot of clothing from tb barracks at OmahsT.
Though A. W. Xing it Co. are compelled, tern
borarily. to anrnend. owlnar to a defalcation bv
(heir clerk. Hoi ford, the actual loss of money.
IIiHIAT II nnt A.nuA Ainf.ui '
Th district attorney of New York ha ueJ out
a writ of error In the Uoieniwlg case, with a view
to obtaining a reversal of th recent decision,
which, under ft legal technicality, released him
hvwii nuibuvii ivi luuiuci,
Cases of yellow fever ar reported at Columbn.
Additional election returns resolved atOalvcs.
ton, Texas, ibow Increased Democratic niaJorllU,
Hon, W, N. Edwards, a member of Congress In
isiq.ib vtryiti at uis residence, m warren county,
The bill for the adjuitment of lb North Caro
lina Stato debt will be discussed In th Sinai to
day by special order,
Tha Mexican wae veterans nf naltlmnra mat
lost night and elected fir delegates to than.
uvitai PuuTnnuun vi .neaicao war veierana wnicn
meet In Washington January is.
A dispatch from Flihklll, N. Y.. lay navlga
tlon on th Hudson toAIbanyls tUllopen, though
iiiviv uiuvu iiiHitiiiB ivv 111 ui rtTcr. Eseverai
steamboats have resumed their trips. Tbe
w earner is sun uiuu.
The contest for the oratorical nrltnnra.l bv
students took place at Trinity College, Hart fur J,
latt evening, Tho gold modal was awarded to
m. ,i. itoocris, oi uetroit, inicn., ana tne silver
lueuJl to Joseph Bulfingbam, of Kittaslug, Pa,
Mr. J, 21. Cook, of Columbus, Ky., proposes to
gheci.e tenth of all hi property lor tho purpose
, yuiriiuf, uy iuaiiuiiii,,viici in iliui cur, I'fU.
1.1 A.I all .l Ka.i.11 1.. .t at.. .1,.. ..ill 1. . 1
vimi vivui v tuv fiaa nut uv uv
SENSIBLE ADDRESS OF JOVELLAR.
IfavAva. Ilea, ll. CacUln General Jorellar
thl evening lisdM an ftddrcs to tb Inhabitants
orcaba, saylngt "The momenta treaty li signed
between the Oovernjnent of Spalp ud tb United
States my duty, howTer painful It may be, I to
comply faithfully with Its terms. Tor th,ls I hat
receiver nnat omcrs. x auure tu cvinpir mtn
am would product war,' rid with ft "great power,
withput the Jd of Spain. In th meanwhile
by th w of neceswty and th orders of the
Government of the Spanish republic Letuide
l.Ttropthe Virginia and tb mrvlvori of her
patienger and crew. I have faith In tlw noble.
ne of four procedure In compliance with my
WOrJ. JOAQCIN JOTXttAB,
PAtt Fog MltlTART PPAFTt.
Tb Osro Frislo asks that all aUe-bodled men
between tho ages nf It and U t called Into active
military service, ami that those tictween and ii
be placed tn reserve of the act It elai. A bun.
dred and fifty thousand men could b tbn ob
tained, ft fore ufflc(cnt to crush tb rebellion.
The ' Cues declares that ft great neces
rUy battobo met without e,ly, as th home
Government ha already mad kown that It can
not atilit ui. Cuba mail ralMiniD and money to
"save th situation." t
The French man-of-war Kcr'lalflt arrived from
KATAL ?HElA1UTI0Hi tOKTIKCia
Nxw York. Dee. IL Th Irlgate Colorado
sailed this morning.
xnere u eooiinuea activity m tveryuepartment
of tb Bjooklyo navy yard. 1 he attention of th
conitrnciion and e'afeioeering deirtment Is given
to th war Iblps Florida and Mlnneiota. Th
EricssoD tt.or.itos catikiii win b brought from
League Island to lb Brooklyn navy yard and im.
mediately filled up wllh new boilers and engines
and otaeYwli renovated.
OPINION ON THE CHIEF JUSTICESHIP.
Nxw Yonx, Dee. 11. At a meeting of th Lib
eral Republican General Commute ibis evening
the following resolution were adopted i
Rttotud, That the office of Chief Juitlc of the
United States, Itelngth most Important and re
sponilbl judicial offfc In Uncivilised world.lt
so6nld bo held only by a person fully quaUfled by
learning, ability, prolesslonal and judicial expt.
rlenee, whose qualifications ar known and recog
nised throughout th whole country.
Rtiolrtd, That In the Judgment t.f thfl general
committee the gentleman who has been nominated
by the President to tbe benate for this high and
lmoYtant office does not possess the requisite
qualifications, and the nosninatloaihould not be
OtHKHAt AstrnTT ArritOTCD.
The following was also adopted t
JUfSufv.. That wa heart 1W enna-ratntain the
country upon th adoption by Congress of th act
of general amnesty for act done during the re.
hellion, which was originally advocated by Horace
Greeley and advocated by the convention or Lib
eral Republican at Cincinnati, and which, as w
hope fondly, obliterate all differences and dla
tint tlons among cltlxens of the United State.
MASS MEETINQ IN NEW YORK.
New York, Dec. 11. A, large mass meeting of
worktngmen, Theodora H, Banks presiding, was
held ftt Cooper Instltut to-night. Resolution
wero preiented denouncing high salaries of offl.
clali; demanding work from the city government
action. ag-rMCf.-, -Tta
1SD1AH RAID JiV TKXAS,
OALTtaTOS, Dec. 11.4-Tho wpublithei the
following sneclal" -
Sam Attrnnin. Dee. lo .fin the Rth Instant tn.
dlanh attacked tbfoe men vnty.flve ntilci from
fjin Antonio, tnorUUy wound)nP a man named
George Hell. Berry was shot In th leg, And Mix
bad btiarjn pinioned to hit sic with an arrow.
The Indian drove off seven ty.flve bead ofberses.
The ItVUahs In their raid on tbe Nueeca fiver
killed twenty.four persons, mostly sheep herders.
A son of Mi Gray, of Santiago ranche, was also
killed. Buck Gane. tn command of n party of
cltlxens from Corpus Christ 1. 1 in pursuit of them.
Thirty Indian attacked Relll's ranch and cap
tured thirty-eight hone. No person wss killed.
Tha laallananfa auftnnaed ta be fluuianchea. Ther
cam apod two Mexicans, one of whom Jumped
IUIU B Hill IV III W, IlllUtril, BIIU IIITTDUIIIl I II V
ether, stripped hip and threw him Into tbe same
well. At another ranrhe,wbcre thirteen ranchers
were drying ihcep, the Indians killed seven of tbe
men and hung thfctn to trccj. Tb whereabouts
of tb other six wife urnowl.
PniLAbKLrniA, Deo, 14. The board of fish
commissioner of New Jersey and Penniylvaola
were In seislcn to-day at ibe Continental hotel.
Howard J. Reedcr, of East on, presided. Tbe
board thoroughly discussed the detect a la existing
law, and were unnnlmoua that all tb fliharle In
either Stat should be conUollod by tb tame
The draft of ft cod was agreed npcn.whlch pro.
vide for uniformity of letrlaiallon. and aav that
nd'law hull go Into effect unlet ooocurred la by
..-. TAlllT.ua r.f k.,lk ... -1-t.l. 1. A L
ijiw ui)i.i.iuii vi iruiu oiiim. a ilia ia tu uq
rfesented to lb Legislatures of tb two Slates
his winter. Regardlhg the introduction of sal
mon Into tb Delaware rlffr. It waa stated thai
sixty thousand ofrpawnhav been already stocked,
and It Is tho Intention of tj,e commissioners to In
troduce one hundred thousand mor during the
Ing th Legislatures of both states to proceed
with stocklLg tbe Delaware with shad.
DVEL. MVkDEK AKt SUICIDE.
Hoaxes, Dec. HDavld W. Kimball, of No. 10
roinuion street, itrongied his wire, cut his step
daughter's throat, and committed suicide this
morning. Domestic troubl I supposed to have'
been the came. Kimball. wa fifty years old, and
had been married about two veara. Corindn
Wale, hi step-daughter, was seventeen years of
buc, bum iu, uiurucfuu hub tivut turiT yeara tin.
cry few facts can be gathered about the terrible
tragedy, Kimball was a blacksratth. ejnployed
nt tne navy yard, and kept ft lew pi'MOvi' Ho
had tho reputation of being an tpduifnoiil, hfl
man, HI family consisted ot his wile. CnroffTJT
gejl forty years, hi step-daughter. Miranda
Wells, aged about seventeen, and one rr two do
ineaiic. A brother of Kimball comroltled suicide
seme yean ago, and lutaniiy j sold to be In lb
Detroit, Dec, 11. A horrible story cf outrage
haa been ma-le public In th town of Warren,
twelve miles from Detroit. A year and a half
ago one cnaries luoui Alton wa employed to
teach In a Roman Catholie f chool at Warren and
also toast a sexton of tb church. During thl
nerlod Alton out mired Lha ueraon of no lau than
eighteen school girls, non of whom were ever
fourteen year old. It appears the crimes wer
committed In the church, which adjoins the school
house, and that tho fiend succeeded In terrifying
bis victims Into ilteno for over ft yr. Tbe neigh-
uvriiuuu is suiiicu vj jtuiiaouarr, Kenvruiiy un
educated.and- tho children wer all or that nation
ality. Alton escaped.
souths: it y railroad estemrise.
Cuahlutoh, S. O.. Dec. 11. A convent Ion In
the Interest fan airline railroad Irom Chicago
to una r lesion assembled at tne rooms Of tb
Chamber of Commerce la this city this morning.
Tbor was s large crowd or merchants and bank-
via iiikiii, uiviuviiiH uu uuauiiu ueio,v
frt-m iIb1s along tb Uno. After ipeecbes of
wt'icviuv, tuo wnoie jiariy. wun several nunurcd
ciitsrus, tuoa an vaDursiun uonn tue nuruor,
which wa thickly studded wllh outward and in.
ward-bound Teasels. At night the formal bull,
nu of the convention began. The convention I
uu in session.
Pittbbcro, Dec. 11. Tho financial committee
resumed Ita Investigation cf tb water-bond em.
battlement this afternoon.
John Ross, late secretary of tb water commit-
siener, tesiined that lie placed tbe bonds and tome
ka2u,ooo with th National Trust Company with
out authority Irom any parson.
Th stockholders of th National Trust Com-
I 'am nan luvivnina Bviue iw,vuu to warns iajr
eg lb Indebtedness of th Institution a gnaran
tend. That amount will ha uald to tha ernnmlt.
tee which has been appointed to lake chargoof
anu teat tne genuineness 01 in morigag given
vj tuo Buuscnucn,
CONSECRATIO.V OF A RISIIOP.
IlALElaif, N. C, Doe, 11. Rey. Dr. thsotlor
11. layman, assistant bishop-eieot or th Episcopal
diocese of North Carolina, was consecrated to-day
at Cbrlst's (Episcopal) church, la thl city, by
tiiinop wnuiiognam, 01 juarytanu, presiding
blibop,ftlsted by Bishop Atkinson, of North
Ill shop Lay preaebftt tha consecration sermon.
Orer thirty members from this and oilier State
were present aud participated. The audience
wa th lurgest e er known In tho church, lllihop
u;u.au'ivlbvw ivuikui uu vviliu Ultlt BIA I" A.
SERIOUS ILLSESS OF PROF. AOASSIZ.
taken an alarming tarn, 1 bo base of tho brain li
lorlouily weakened, and psratyilsof the whole
muscuisr system i it area, iiiscvnditlonwas not
improved up to thlialtornoou, and therv la reason
to fear that bo willnt rowrr.
Boston, Dd, lt.-ProlttJior Aauli li reported
ior loose out oi employment) qcciaring inos in
need should procure rrorr. shelter end neectsa
rleaof llfo'and lend bills to thejlty treasury to be
.paid hereafter out of wtvgc for such work a tbe
city rnigni tire iucm: ani, to prevent panics,
ufglna1 a grldqafetl ttfSlln which would stop
tne lock-upoi the circulollbg medium and restrain
theacaiipuTatintir vVtbbVdlflduair. Other
uiolulloniof a ylblcnt'and agfarlah character
port. None of ita rcoaker are known outside of
ihe city. The jtiiUOigrwaa held under the am
pice of th6 o,"cjled. jntelDatlonat Anoclailon.
A lar jo police foA walfciciit tn anticipation of
disorder, but tnfreT, wsj no OJttnrbonce. Th
meelirtr adlourneM wltnftut taklntr one definite
nr.vonr that macmauox will
CO-lJf VTKBAZAIXITB BKXTKXCE,
TWENTY YEARS' SECLUSION TOR RAKAlNl.
-MACMAIION WILL DECIDE TO-DAY-TRB
SENTENCE DENOUNCED IN BERMN-TIIK
UnEAT rbtl IN LONDOX-CARL1ST VIC
TORY IN bbtAI.V.
Paris, Dee. llPrtsident MeMabon be for
taking action on th appeal for mercy for Ratals
will wait for explanations from th Marshal ancl
forth expiration of tb nnat period of dilny,
daring which th court may Itself reserve tb senv
tenc. This period end to-night at midnight,
and th President's dcelaion will not b announced.
until to-morrow, Tb Duk D'Aamale, prcaldeat
of theoonrt-martlat, basgon to liesancoo t ftt
tend exetuftrely to his army corps.
rb RxcoHsiDRRATiojr or sxxTKJtrr,
The Jettrnsl tf pari says tho unanimity if t
Judge unfortunately Indicate that there will b
noreconilderatlon of Ih scnteivw, but th sotv-
demned Marshal may tak advantage of th )ep
of time and jdead his splendid services to FranOf
haxai-jk and ma itoir.
Soon after t he Judgment was pronounced against
Marshal Baialne. last evenlnr. be reouetd that
Ms son might t allowed to visit him In. prison.
11 alio refused to avail himself of th right oi
AIAlKR'i CALMVK4. J
LoxDor, Dee. 11 Later aeoonnts rrotoPsurtt
agree that Hataln received bis sentanco- with hf
rnWHI'TiTIAI ttm BBW-FBTAm
Lo-Dosr, Deo, 12. e a. m. It t nw renortii
that MaeMabon Intends to commnt th tentene
of Batalne to twenty years seeliiion. ,
orimox or th kr,lir ritus.
Th Berlin press rearardthe verdict aa th r.
suit of political Intrigue, and eensur tb conduck
of tb Duk do A u male. I
0 BEAT BRITAIN.
CONT1NUAT10.N OF THE FOO.
Iaxdow, Dec 11-The dens fog which set lfl
on Tuesday latt, continues this morning. tXbl aJ.
most unprecedented condition of tb atmospberet
even for this city, Is hiring serious effect on btssf.
ness. Navigation on th river la very dangerous
Novtseli have arrived her for two days, cap
tains fearing to mora during the fog, lest Ihey
should come In collision with olber craft. -Tb
loo covers an area of about fifty miles square, of
which Loudon l the centre. Else when through,
out tog land l hero waa a hard frost last night, 1
rAII.rltR n- A CATTLft BHOW. t
For some reason the cat lie show at Agricultural
hall Is a (allure. Smneof the beasts are perish
log, and thaonacrsol many others oa exhibition
iibi j.u,ru u toein.
ANOTHER CARLIST VICTORY CLAIMED.
uavokhb, nee. 11. The Carllst Jnntaln this)
city claim to have recelred Intelligence of another
victory of their forces over th Spanish Govern
ment troop. One republican general I said to
have been wounded and a number of officers
kUlod, Including scleral colonels.
riiAlfOB or comm-akders.
MATttllD. Deo. 11. Limes Ttomlnhma haa ia.
cepled command of the Government forces before)
FLASHES FROM THE CABLE.
It If laid lhat Tnrkee la nef-otlatlna. a. Iaih aP
?-Vx,oki lii London.
Canon Klnrsler Will innn lalt tha fTnlla.
Stall on a lecturing tour.
Cat) tain Kurtilfllit tmnlUhaa a ..! In Tia-la -
dlgoantly denying tne charge that himself and!
other officer wl tbo steamship VHIe du Havr
iuuiivu cvmruiii i tue tiueoi tu aisasteT to
MEROANTILi: RESTRICTIONS REMOVED
Mata Moras. Mixico. Deo. IL Telegrams
from the city of Mexico to-day stat that th Fed
eral Government has ordered the restriction
which bar recently been placed on merchandise)
Imported tn the Zona Libre to bo taken oft This
restores th right of merchants to dlspnteh ener.
chandiso to any of Ihe town within Lh Zonm.
Libre without Ibe payment of any duly, ror
mora than a year past trad within th Zona LU
br. doty .free, has been confined to th port at
wbfrk mrrthandls was entered. The reeioratkni
I lh rill hi tiidlroalcbo-ooda from tha imrtnt an.
trr lo auj iHiintln tho Zona Ltbr without duty1
win roTne tr4tie on inn ironuer wntcn uuiDswii
languithinguudcr tha rcitrletlonejuu removed.
Drrnoir, Dec. 11. Tbe arrettof John M. Whit
ney at Salt Lake City, and Joel IL Lawrenc ftt
New York, were made on the complaint of J. U
It. WM.ufltilicIly. It Is claimed that about
cr ago Whitney and Lawrenc Induced Ward
10 Invrst a-JOO.ouO in stock of tb Eureka silver
mine of Utah, and that the mln wo salted" for
the nurrmao ! awJudllnir Ward. It la unilarat-t
i hat nearly lOO.WQ of the Eureka stock la owned
vj uiiiir parties were, wuo nnv atto oeen yio
THE tAPTAIS FRY FVXD.,
t?ptl-ill-lh lUptibllcan. '
JfiwOsiUM, Deo. IL Oov, Kellogg yester
day rcccltcd, through the editor of tho St, Louis
Blah, a lira ( I ftir a.tial Inr Ilia Hll.rr it. iaj
uf Citnt. Krv. nf Ihu Vlrirtnlns. a n.l nal.l lha --
over to Mrs. Yty.
ROGER A. FUiOR O.V TUE XEGRO.
Hon. Roger A. Prror. a member nf Concresa
from Virginia In its btllun times, and prominent
among tho pro-slavery members of lha House, on
Tuesday last lo Brooklyn dell tt red a leclur en
tb Present and Future of tho Negro In Un
South," before the Long Island Historical Roclly.
The .lecturer said that th fortune of five anllv.
lion human being, part f the population and
political community or tho nation, could not but
b matter for aaxloua deliberation to every thinks
ing man. Oar own welfare was Intimately coo.
nected with that of Ihe negro. If not by geaeroaar
Impulses, then by sordid selMnteresti for Jntt so
sure a tbe negro waa enllghtenel and morally
eleratod would bo contribute to the good of tb
nation t andjnst sofarash wss Improvident and
dwarfed In Intellect would his Influence b felt on
tb whlto ri-ca Th lecturer said ther never,
was ft race which owed lets tothe past than tb
negro of th South. Th negro race, however.
nau maintained itseir a no other rao Had rr.
done In a mighty conflict with th greater eirlUsJU
tlon offt ruling r.w. Thirty yarcloe ober'
ration of tho negro bad convinced tb speaker
thattbero was nodeficlency on their part, pbysM'
cally, morally or Intellectually, and that thfi
were capanio 01 attaining in nignsst emulation.
He then spoke of their talthfnlnes, earnest re-,
Uglous spirit, and said It was true that ther verity
some dark colors to the picture, but. It mart bo
borne la mind that while tire virtues of th negro
wer bis own, his vices wer Ids heritage, and tb
former outnumbered tb latter. Tb speaker,
gar Interesting tUtlttlcs to show what tb negro
wa capable of doing, and what h bad acoom.
pushed alnce emancipation, and said that ft trn
Idea of their condition eould only b obtained by.
vliiUng among them, and comparing their present,
condition with their post. Tit prejudice efyae
and color agalmt th negro entertained al th
South, and also at th North, was yet to b Ovey-t
come. It was seeji in the church, theatr, hotel,
and, said the speaker, even In th graveyaroVfor
the bonei ofa negro may not rest In your benatt-'
ful cemetery. X bar great hopes for th rtgro.'
To bo sure, the system or slavery was not th host,
chool In which to learn th science or gorfnK
inent, but we have not yet heard that ft negro
Congrertman was In any way Implicated tn th
credit moblller scandal) and I do not boiler that
th negro Legislature of Month Carolina was any:
more purchasable than th New York AiMssblj.
daring th day of the ring.
OIOROE AtrRCD TJOCgtRT. X
General Alfred Dock try, th leading cltlien of.
Richmond county, N. C, and a well-known polU
liclan of the State, died at his red dene on
Wednesday last, aged seventy-six. H was '
man of strong natural powers, but lacked educa
tion and culture. In liii be was a member or the.
United States Congress. In 1S4T he declined aV
renomlnatlon, but was again elected In leal. In,
lftl'J he wa th Whig candidate ror Governor
agalmt Governor Bragg, who waa elected. Gen.
Dock cry waa doubtless an honest man. SUM
th war be has acted with th Radical party.
Aw Irlih paper lay that er long Gal way will
be mad a port cf call for steamers crossing th
What w call Illusions ar often, tn truth, ft
wider vision of oast and present realities; n willy
ing movement of man's soul with th larger wp
of he world' forces; a movement toward a morej
assured end than th chances or a single life,
A nxticaawxpi shlatlng upon th utility of'
an ludla rubtcrat lp which b was la vent Ing,
when an old sailor exclaimed; "No. not It Willi
nevrntoi an India rubber thiu would rub out all
the line ol latitude and longitude, to isy noth
ing onhe tuatorl"
An advertisement In an Irish paper, settlas,
forth the many convenience and advantagea to
bo derived from metal window sashes, among
others, particularly obeorvod "that that sashes
wouldlail forever and an,erwardit If th owner
hod no as lor them, they might bt told for old
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