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AFTER ELECTION. BY JOHN G. WHITTIER. Tw day's sharp strife In ended now, . i .or work Ik done. Uort knowetb how I As on the throned, unrestful toeu Thnpatience of the moon lookeowS, -I wilt to hour. besMe tho win-, The voices of its tonguee o Are. '- Slow, doubtfnl. hint, they eeem at Ant: Be etronc, my heart, to know the worel I Hark I ibore the AlHrhenlee spoke t . That sound from lake end prairie broke I That ennttet-gnn of triumph rent The ailvuca ex a continent I That (tljrtial of Nebraska .Tirana:. i ' Thia, from Nevada'e nog a lain tongs I v la that thy answer, etrone: tod free, j . , . O loyal heart of Tennessee Wknl strange triad Tulce ta that which oalle . ' . . Froth Wagner grave and Snmter's walla I " From Mlselsstppl'a fountain head ' ."" A antind aa of the Maori's tread 1 - ' i: ' There milled freedom's Charter Oak! ' ' ' In that wild brt the Oxarke spoke I ' " Cheer answers cheer from rise teeet - Of era. We har a country yet I The prelaw, O Qod, be thine alone t ..... Thoa (leeat not for bread a atone t i - Thoa beat not led ne through the algai . . To blind tie with returning Itgrhti . - i Not thrnnga the furnace have we paeeed. To perlah at lie moult at last. , - ' OntghtofracethyfMghtiwetrelnt . ' November s moon, beelow tnwanet , - ' Khine on to rreedman eahln Soor, ' On hrow of prayer a Weealua poor; . . And give, wlta full asanraace olest, .,i - !" The weary heart of Freedom rest I Allmtic XontMyfor January. BY JOHN G. WHITTIER. Selected Miscellany. REVENGE EXTRAORDINARY. " Lombard btrbkt In 16S7 ; the Arm' of Orerplua A Ca, banker; the ttmeeleren o'clock fo the morning clerks boiy, part Bert worried, public confidence In the tta billty of monetary concerns in general, end of the aforeaaid honse In particular, exceedingly shaky; sundry large turns withdrawn quietly, and as It were by stealth, y certain cautious individuals, whose Interpretation of the signs of the times was geueral panic, universal crash, and widespread ruin. In fact, uneasiness characterized every soul connected with the firm of Overplus & Co., from the most recent addition to the staff of employees, a red-haired, gaunt, cadaverous Scotch lad, to the venerable white-haired cashier. ' Day by day, gold, a rich yellow stream of the precious metal, flowed out from the banker's coffers to be replaced by the notes new and crisp, notes fadod and thumb marked, notes crossed, twisted, crumpled, notes from five pounds to five hundred pounds, indiscriminately cast to gether, representing the exact deprecia tion of the credit of this celebrated firm. As yet, however, nothing like a ran had taken place upon the bank : these spas modic acts of too prudent clients were but heavy squalls premonitory of the coming tempest, the shrill whistle prepar atory to the roar of the hurricane, the cries of the drowning, the settling down of the gallant ship in the turbid waters of bankruptcy. By skillful pilotage and careful handling, the vessel might yet weather the storra, yet reach a haven of safety. Nevertheless, on this particular morning, afliiirs looked exceedingly black, the horizo .was overcast with angry clouds, the luaster mariners held counsel together as to the wisest course to pursue in the presence of impending danger. " Fitly thousand pounds 1 too bad, too tad t " romarked the 'stately patriarchal head of the firm, loaning back wearily in Jus chair. .- . "Black ingratitude I " exclaimed the ju nior partner, a handsome, intellectual looking fellow, whose lips were quivering with emotion as, leaning over the table, he scrutinized the check for the above named sum, which had been presented for payment that morning. . . v " No - gratitude where money is con cerned, Harley. The fellow is Indebted to our generosity for his very existence, yet he shows no mercy." .. . . "By my life, if ever I get a chance, let blm look out, I'll beggar him I " cried the young mun fiercely, his brows contracting with anger, whilst he clenched his white hand in pugilistlo vehemence. 1 . , " ' Vengeance is mine, saith the Lord !'" remarked the old man solemnly. " Let us -rather strive to extricate ourselves from our difficulty than invoke "evil upon our fellow-creatures. A few more such drafts, and the credit of the house will hardly sustain the shock." Though outwardly so calm, so tranquil, in the presence of threatening ruin, the clear blue, eye of the senior partner ex pressed the intensity of the grief brooding In his soul, as the first vibrations of the earthquake which might hurl down the splendid edifice reared by energy, perse verance, and unrivalled skill, seemed to warn him of the approaching catastrophe. The- tightness of the money marketfUhe 'impossibility of negotiating loans suffi cient to meet me emergency, ine general .condition of distress in financial circles, the disposition to hoard in preference to . speculate, a sure symptom of the deterio ration of credit in seasons of disturbance, . all these causes combined to render ' the position of the firm one of extreme v peril, should the present uneasy, restless feeling of depositors assume the aspect of a run. wmisi me junior partner oi me firm remained thoughtfully silent after the chief had SDokon. a tall stout man of florid complexion entered the room, exclaiming : " "Well, this t carrying the joke too far! Here's a draft .from Gun ton & Co. for eighty thousand pounds. Confound them!" " the lips of the senior partner, whilst an audible backward blessing burst from the lips of the fiery iunlor. "the mean spirited hounds t These are the very men to whom we advanced twenty tnousand, not a month ago, to save their credit." - " Have you succeeded in negotiating the loan with Messrs. Mantel, Ferguson?" asked the senior partner, calmly. " Ho ; they will not' advance a stiver on any terms." . ' . ..-.... The heads of the firm regarded each otner in bianx dismay. ... "How long can we hold out, Fergu son?" asked Harley of his portly coad jutor. - " Really can't say. If the mob rush in, we must throw up the cards," replied the usually cheerful Ferguson, moodily. A knock at the door interrunted tha conference. 44 Come In," cried narley, Impatiently, The door opened and the cashier pie sented himself, with a profound bow to the three priests of Mammon. . " Well, Markham, what is it 7" inquired Harley, brusquely. - . " Five hundred thousand pounds paid in by Sir Anthony Griph&ll," returned the casnier, simply. , The heads of the firm regarded each other in silent astonishment. This laroe sum of money placed at their disposal, at the very nick of time, when, by its judi cious use, ruin might be averted, the crisis bridged over, the credit of the house saved t The impetuous Harley first broke - U1B BLIOIICV. A godsend, by Jove 1 A miracle f " Queer, certainly," remarked Ferguson. w naiaSume people weuia can an inter, position of Providence. The fact la. 1 suppose, that old Griphall stands to lose the halt million or over by the crash of tha Lombard firm. , Tha aenlor partner looked grave; the boon conferred by the celebrated million aire might relieve his mind, but the cir cumstance was not altogether soothing to t- his pride. On the other hand, the baro net might not be acquainted with the pe culiarly unsatisfactory condition of the firm, consequently could not dream of the benefit it would darive from this deposit of tuur a million ox cuta. -. . " Whatever mar be bir Anthony's re eons, eenilemun. nolhinc can be auore op- . portuae thau the placing of this amount of cash at our disposal A ten noun mora will docidev nut Dtuhana our fit lev. . I trust theia is no real dauber of thas but whether wa are to be subject to the infliction of a run which we are ill pre pared at prebeut to meeL" remarked the venerable head or the firm with an air of " some seU'gr&lulatlon. j At that moment, another knock at tha door announced a visitor, the command to eater beicg tollowod by the inunediale ap pearance of the lank, raw-boaed, large lUtured 'fitX'W, etok, Ute butt oi the eiu- lie VOL. XVI.-NO. 34. . . -.' '" i - , ... C . a ' - . .. ' I .11 I I I I .. I I I I PI III I iii i 1 1 1 ' r- " PEUUYSBUIIG, WOOD CO., OHIO, FRIDAY,' DECEMBER IS, 18G8. $2.00 IN ADVANCE. ployees, the standing Joke of the younger of the establishment, and a youth ( locked noon with no wry favorable eyee hv thn aunrrior officers of the raxnk. "Well, what tin want?" inquired Harlev, with a alight sneer on his hand some iip ' " ' ' 1 The ycotchmnn, whose awe tn the pres ence of the magnates somewhat disturbed his equanimity, stood twisting his thumb and shuffling his feet In a highly nervous state ; but his clear gray eve maintained, nevertheless, that sort of independence and mastery of his thoughts indicative of a shrewd, able, determined mind " I have a communication to make, gen-tlemen--n "Then make U at' once!" exclaimed Harley, angrily. . ; "Let the poor .lad alone, Harley," mut tered the good-natured Ferguson to his irascible partner. The Scotchman, however, fixed hi keen eyes on the head of the firm, and con tinued i " This half-million lust paid in by a gentleman representing Sir Anthony Uriphali is a plot Awhat?'fcri( cried Harley. A plot, a dodge, designed to bring ruin upon the Ann, gentlemen!" replied the Boot ohm an, emphatically. The effect of this statement upon the three partners was electrical; the two younger men, with Incredulity and wrath stamped on their features, seemed about to immolate the venturous youngster to the manes of libel; but the senior turned deadly pale. " Thl is a very serious statement, young man." said the latter, solemnly. "How are you prepared to substantiate it ?" -. Tne countenance or tne cierx ciouoea ; look of doubt, fear and perplexity augured ill for that candor naturally to be expected on such a momentous occasion. "Uentiemen, ne said alter a snort pause, during which tils emotion was nainfullv visible to the experienced glances of his superiors, " I must throw my sell upon your generosity. How I be came possessed of this secret, I cannot re veal. I have felt it my duty to warn you of the true nature of this transaction. I can vouch for the accuracy of my state ment ; but time can alone prove lis train. Within one fortnight from this date, every penny of that half-million will be with drawn at one draft Gentlemen, I implore you to be careful" Tne earnestness witn waicninis aaarcss was delivered ; the entire conviction clear ly manifested In his manner that what he stated was the simple fact ; and, above all, the absence of any conceivable motive on hi part for concocting such an extraordi nary falsehood produced a singular ef fect upon his hearers. , ' - "What the devil do you mean? Where did you learn this rigmarole of nonsense ?" asked the contemptuous Harley. ; "lam not at liberty to say, sir," re turned the clerk, respectfully but firmly. " But, man, you don't expect us to listen to such a cock-and-bull story without a little, corroborative evidence t" said Fergu son, suddenly facing round and endeavor ing to stare the poor leilow out or coun tenance. If such were the intention it utterly failed ; the whole soul of the clerk was concentrated in one strenuous effort to have his word of warning heeded by the senior partner, and his gray eyes were astened eagerly upon the venerable face of that dignitary. in answer to tne query oi tne last speak er, ne merely said: "i nave done my duty, sir ; I can do no more." ' The head of the firm turned to the cash ier, who had remained a silent but inter ested spectator of the foregoing scene, his eye intently scrutinizing the hard, coarse leatures or the Scotchman, as II reading as in a book the workings of his mind. "What is your opinion of this affair, Markham ?" asked the former. The cashier bowed, as was his wont when addressing the arch-priest of Mam mon ; and taking the pen from behind his ear, as if by twirling it in his fingers to balance his Ideas, replied : " It is a myste rious case, sir, certainly. This young man seems to m to nave acted very properly in thus coming forward, provided, of course, that his statement be true, un that point, I am of opinion, from my knowledge of his integrity, honesty, and general good conduct, that it is true thus for namely, that he is fully persuaded of Its train. "The grounds upon which his opinion has been formed are not shown, conse quently the question appears to me to be whether, sir, you have sufficient confidence in his judgment to act npon his warning ; or whether, taking into consideration the high character, and so forth, of Bir An thony Griphall, you would not be Justified in setting aside this accusation as the re sult of a misconception, or what not, of the real tacts, on tne part 01 mi young man. .- . . ... . The cashier had commenced life as a lawyer's clerk, hence the logical style of nis speecn. wmcn naa a very diverse ef fect upon the three principals. ' " (Jontouna tne leilow I isena mm to the right about with his twaddle and torn, foolery," cried Harley, eyeing the deUn auent with no kindly elance. . "The cash would set us squareTagaln 1" remarked Ferguson, tnougnuuuy. -uentiemen," said tne senior partner, raising himself in his chair with an air of decision, "I cannot agree with you. The risk is too tremendous to be lightly run. At present, as far as we can Judge, there is no immediate danger to our credit ; with the exception of that heavy draft of Messrs. uunion s . x jo., tne morning has passed quietly. I must insist upon exercising my authority as head of this firm. The circumstances, I allow, are ex traordinary, but capable of easy solution. 'ine yourg man states that w ithin one fortnight from this date the whole of this money will be withdrawn with the inten tion of ntterly ruining our credit, since, in these times and under these difficulties, were we to appropriate litis large sum, the probabilities of our being able to meet such a draft are very problematical in deed. If, then, this occurs of which he has warned us, he merits reward and grat itude ; if his story turns out to be f lae, he receives his discharge. Meanwnile, I need hardly impress upon your minds. gentlemen, the necessity of keeping this communication a close secret. As u the money, yea will place It in a separate chect, Markbam : label It, and see that not a farthing of it is touched till the period of probation nas elapsed, xoung man you may leave us." . ,1, - The firm of Overplus As Co. still floated boisterous were the waves, high the winds, crippled the vessel, but yet, on that sea of disaster, like a noble oara nnder 'jury-masts, rode the once stately house of the venerable banker. , 53'11' there a crash here ruin and there a wreck. A mil fid .nn afar off the i sound of UUtng edifice rang the knell of others, each involving its fel low In remorseless doom. Kach day-dawn brought fresh tidings of credit alurtiatred, enterprise coUaptwd, bank Amaahawli whilat, athwart rhe gloom, like a flash of torxea ugnining, tne noma glare of sui cide struck con tarnation in the publiq mind ' Amid tha hurly-burly of commer cial disaster, the hiitt character of the senior partner, his strict probity, his known resource, and acknowledired skill in controlling the storm, and piloUnsr his craft, throng n the shotU and ouicksands of nuance, aavl enabled the firm te hold its own, and by opposing a cool, calm front to panic, to inspire coulidonce in the minds of the most timid. A ronarkable iostaaoe of this occurred during the very heat of the conaict between catiuou ana xma dunce. . ... A gentleman entered ft wt morning with the Intention of withdrew branches Inf a onniiiderKbln ana. nrjredto take thle step by the aolidutioiii of his wife The senior partner noticed his appearance. came forward and greeted hlin. The gen tleman, prepared for war, hardened his heart against an appeal for merry, ana thought of his wiie. To his astonishment, the head of the firm, addressing one of the navlnr cashiers, rtnueeted him to at tend to the Individual in question, directly adding : " Plenty of money, my dear sir plenty in tne cellar i no inconvenience in the world ! " an assumption of uncon cern which so operated npon the mind of tn client, that he cowed nimaeti out, preferring to encounter a curtain lecture to stultifying his own judgment as to the stability of the firm of Overphie A Co, 8tilL the inconvenience and aexlety to the partner was almost intolerable; and a day after day passed, and Sir An- tnony gave no sign, wnusi, to tne onagri and mortification of Harley, the cash which would have Instantly relieved them of all trouble was lying untouched in ths coffers, that gentleman vented hi spleen npon tne unfortunate Bcotchman, leading him such a life of misery as only the con sciousness of rectitude, and perhaps the desire of triumph over his adversary, could alone have enabled him to sustain. Whatever provocation the clerk might have given, however disagreeable the warulnff to tha aanmilna lunior partner. vet it redounded little to the credit of the latter that he should have gloated over the approaching misery of dismissal, which seetued the inevitable consequence of the Scotchman's falsehood. But Harley seemed to have taken a per sonal view of the matter ; the true reason of his bitterness against McAdara being the deference paid to his story by the head of the firm, and the adoption by that sagacious veteran of an antagonistic line of policy. So far had Harley carried this leeucg.tnat on several occasions oi press ing danger he had boldly advocated the appropriation of a portion of the baro net's deposit to meet the emergency; but in vain ; his coadjutor remained firm ; and even Ferguson expressed a doubt as to the advisability or meddling with the money till the appointed time had expired. Hucn was tne state oi snairs on tne morn ing of the eventful day which was to de cide the future of McAdaru. The part ners were assembled in solemn conclave, ready to pass sentence on the culprit, or to congratulate themselves on an escape from certain destruction. "Ha,ha I" laughed Harley, mockingly, ' that young scoundrel has been playing a deep game, depend upon It. On my life. I believe the fullow is a spy, a sneaking, Jesuitical hypocrite, who has been doing his utmost to ruin us I" " You are too hard upon tho poor fel low," remarked Ferguson, a kind-hearted, generously disposed man. " As Markham said, even if the affair does not turn out as AicAdam anticipated, yet tne reasons lor his statement may be valid." , v al id or not. I stick to mv text, father he gives us satisfactory evidence of this plot, tnis very day, or ne loaves our ser vice." said Harlev. hauchtllv. : " -7.1 7. . " 1 agree witn t ergnson ; you are unjust to this Scotch lad. Let us be thankful that our credit has been upheld without the aid of this money. I cannot believe that McAdam has been actuated by any mat ju.ca.ubiu nas ueuu nutuaieu uy auj but good motives," remarked the senior Dartner. " You are both blind, completely blind, to the fact of the case ; I believe, on my conscience, that the fellow put us off with this trumped-up story solely to prevent our ntilizing the cash," persisted Harley. "I'll tell you what it is, Harley," said Ferguson, promptly, " I'll bet you a thou sand pounds that his fellow clears him self, either by the actual event or by satis factory explanation," . " rtnna I" rripil th fiprv limlor.' " Gentlemen, you foreet yoursolves ; this Is no place for gambling, remarked th head of the nrm, reDumngiy. " uorae, let us. dismiss the suojvct, and proceed to business." " '" Scarcely, however, had the trio com menced their labors when the cashier en tered the room. . - - - - "Well. Markham. what is it?" inquired the senior partner, removing his glasses from his nose, and leaning back in hi chair. A draft for five hundred thousand pounds from Sir Anthony OriphalV said the cashier, quietly. The partners glanced at eacn otuer, as tounded "- " " Eh ? you re joking surely ?" exclaimed Harley, whose face wore a somewhat sheepish, crestfallen expression. Here it is. sir ; you can inspect it yourself." ; - The senior partner was deeply moved his venerable, kindly visage clouded over with just indignation, not unmmgied witn alarm ; but gradually anger at the base treachery of the renowned firm of Grip hall overcame all considerations of pru dence. Pay the money, Marrham, every farthing, just as they sent it. Let me know when the clerk is ready to leave." "Well, jUariey, now do you reel? trifle lighter?" exclaimed Ferguson, as the casnier retired. " Yes. I confess that I wa wrong. What a dastardly trick of that shrivelled-up old scamp, bir Antnony i " A cruel, cruel ptot, uariey, sam tne bead of the firm, sadly. " But for the warning given us, it would have. been but too successful." No doubt ft it, not a shadow doubt about It," agreed Ferguson, "The old rascal ougnt to ne norse hipped. A thousand wasn't it, Harley Ha, ha!" The cashier announced thtt Sir An thony's clerk was preparing to leave with the cash. Th head of th firm passed into the outer office, and confronted the clerk of the renowned millionaire. Tell Sir Anthony, with my compli ments, that he has not succeeded in effect ing the ruin of his earliest benefactor," said the old man, sternly; then, taking no further heed of the astonished messenger, retraced hi steps Into his sanctum, after beckoning the ocotcnmaa, McAdam, follow him. - Having seated himself, he addressed the latter t '"We are much in depted to yon, Mr. McAdam, for saving us from a very unpleasant predicament ; out before expressing our sense of the obliga tion under which we labor, in a practical manner, we should wish to learn from your lip the source whence yon obtained the information requisite to put us on our guard" ' . s " ., . " From my sisters husband, sir. who a clerk ia the employ of tne baronet, and who will certainly be discharged, now that the secret of the plot is made known." We will provide lor iiim," remarked the aenlor partner, shortly. . Wall, air, what else?" "Mv brother-in-law was dining at cotTee-hAuae in Cheapeide when ha over heard a conversation between in baro net' confidential clerk and th baronet' nephew, implying th intention of Sir Anthony to ruin you, if possible ; thia ba in: in revene for a slight you one put npon him tn th Stock Exchange, many Vtaars ejia. My brother full it la ha duty to meo'iula tha circumkUmee to under protuie tbat I would not reveal name. In order that I mijbt put yon your Ruard sir." , k How wld this affect your brother-lnv lawf " asked Harley. . t' Ha was seen by the two gentlemen, and, though he appeared wholly uncan scloua of their presence, their auspicious were evidently, aroused; in fact, ther V w ti i.l t h i.i r .Ma aiiita hlm au aln "We t fat von, Mj. iicAiUm.1 remarked the head of the firm, as he signed the young man to retire. Nor did he forget him ; for within a tw years of the extraordinary attempt to ruin me nrm oi uverpius cs w rv oir Anthony Griphall, the name of Hector McAdam was enrolled among the partner of that once more flourishing concern ; the next Junior, Harley, having atoned for his harshness by supporting the Scotch man's interests on every possible occasion. "C'AowiieT' JovrruU. NASBY. MR. NASBY HAS A DREAM WHICH DOES NOT COMFORT HIS RIGHTEOUS SOUL, BUT WHICH, ON THE OTHER HAND, GIVES HIM GREAT UNEASINESS. (From the Toledo Blade.) i ; a of ? is t his ma his oa Poe Own, Oonwamniy X Boas, I OTico I ta Um Bur a Keatncky.) V November, lMHA. Last e renin I happened to pick up the northern nooapapet- ay the Dimlkratlc persuasion wioh cornea to thl offl to Deekln Pogram, Into wtoh wus an article onto "The Fucher oy Demoorlsy." The able and dignified writer took the poeiahen that the only hope u v the Demoorlty was in lettin the dead past bury it dead in sinkin all the ishooe uv the past ten year In acknowledcin the sttooashen, and ac ceptln the result uv the war; in sinkin out uy site the old leaders, and putttn such men ti Uhase, Seward, John vjuincy Adams, Jr., Evarta. Rosec rants, &a, to the front, and thus hevtn infooeed new life and new blood into the organlzaehen it mite go on conkerln and to conker. l ne article war, a column and a nan in length, and it a weakni uv mine that I can t read more than a column without goln to sleep. Therefore, at the eend uv the column the paper dropt from my hand and I dropt off into a gentle slumber In my chair, and dreamed a dream. ' In my dream before me lay tho body uy a man uv gigantic frame wlch - wua a brcathin his last. He had bin a powerful yooth in his day, and hedn't the appear ance uv bein very old in yeers, tho his hair wuz gray, his ckeeks sunken and his form fritefully emaciated. His age wuz evidently the effect uv dlsslpashen more than uv yeers wikkldni bed did its per feck work on him, and It wuz plane that ho wuz a goner. Around him stood all torts uv people. There wuz Vallandlgham, the Blalrs, Hoff man, the 'Woodses, Vorbees, Hampton, Morrissey, Mrs. Cobb, Mrs. Perry, (be tween these two A. Johnson) and many more uv that stripe, who appeared to be endeavorin to resussltate the netrly de funct IndividyooaL "Who Is this rather bustid patrlark?" asked I uv one who appeared to be chief mourner. ,'- " That' Dimocrisy," answered he, " he hee fought bis larst fite, he hcz fought his larst battle, no gong kin awake him to glory agin. He's a gone sucker." At this pint the operators on the unfor tunit sufferer gave up in dispare. " I kin do nothln," sed Seymour, " that larst exershun wuz his larst. I shall hie me to my farm." " I knowd it wuz usells." sed Vallandlg ham. " I shel leave Ohio and go to Noo York, for anybody kin git to Congress from that city." - v a in uo no mors, bbu vooruwa, shel quit politics and go to operatin In Erie . t n , ir . t, stocks. v "Erie Stocks, remarked Mrs. Perry, with horror is her classic countenance. " thank the Lord, Tm not so low ez that." At this pint a lot uy hungry lookin cusses not so prominent ez these others, demanded that the pashent be put into new hands for treatment, and to wunst they called out for Chase, Seward Evarts, Hosecrance ana Jonn uuincy Adams, jr., who hevin no other place to stay wua hangin on the outskirts uv the crowd. Promptly they examined the dyin cuss ana proceeaca to anniy iub remedies. "This is one thing t nor that's klilin htm." sed Chase, cauterizin a hidjus ulcer marked "Slavery' .... " This must come off," sed Evarts, whip pin eut a knife and taktn off a foul smellln tumor, labelled " States rites." - - - - - " And I'll never consent to be seen with him ef this is allowed to remain," sed Rosecranco, slaahln out a cancer marked "And this must come off ef I hey anything to do with him," sed John Quincy Adams, Joonyer, jerkin off most fearful tumor, marked " Repoodeashen." And so they went on, one after another -one pulling off this thing, and another that ; this one burnln out this sore, end another that Until they hed peeled It to the bones. When they hed got tne diseased parts off ther wuz nothln left but the skeleton. It wuz a very genteel skoleton, ez clean uv flesh ez though it hed bin dis sected by an enthoosiastio class uv medi kle students. - . They then commenced buildin uv it up. Chase put on Ekel Rites muscle; Evarts stuffed Nashnel credit in the hole Renoo diashen hed made ; Rosecrans stiffened it back with Loyalty they fumigated breathed into its ncstnls. and wrappin in the Star-Spangled banner, histed it his feet. It wui ruther shaky on its pins but it breathed free, and wuz altogether, more promUin and presentable bein than it bed bin for years. We were all rejoist, and yet we wusn't so well pleased, after all. He wuz gettin stronger and stronger, but his appearance wuz a changln so that we didn't know him. There wuz a color cum to hi cheeks, he lest his brooted look, he slept free, and he gave evidenee uy life and strength that wus wonacriui. - " Thank the Lord." red the Blalrs, " he's strong enough to be ridden agin ! " " Please Heaven I" sed Vallandlgham, "my troubles la o'er, for there's strength In Dimocrisy." " Let s mount, sed they in korus, and forthwith Montgomery Blair crept up onto his thighs, with the whole family on hi shoulders, each on Uv wich twisted his leg about him with a deth grip.. The newly rejoovenated giant stageered under thia, but didn't fall, Mayor Monroe and his Louisiana crowd vaulted onto hi shoulders, the Woodses and Hoffman and Vallandlgham and Yoohres and Brlte, and a thousand more uv the same style, and each loaded with hi record. " For tjiod s sake " cried Chase. Seward and Hosecrance, " for God's sake get off, lie aim strong enuff to stand all that 1 U cant carry the load that well-nigh killed him tn disease that yoosed him up any better now than he could before. Git off git off! Git off?" sed a planter who had got ackoor hold, " nv what yoose is Dimocrisy to me, onloas I can carry these ?" lntin the nigger under his arm, " Gt. off" sed th Blair, " ef DimocrU sy cant carry nl into persishea wat do waat v It?' And they gripped H close ee almost to strangle it. Git off r said the Woodses, "onlet we can rid uv wat use Is Dimocrisy tons?" And uy ail declined glttln off emphat ically. . - " Very weJL- eed Ch and hi friends. in despair, " very well. We're dona. look out." - . . . , .- i - Skarcty wua the words out ay their mouths when th poor giant gaaped, knees knocked together, his pin giv and he toppled over with a fearful crash, pilin the k4 In one heterogenous mass. At this Dint 1 1. woke. I hed no trouble to interpret tho dream. It's Woo that Dimocrisy can't carry load that kt bin put out a U fur yeers, it's also troo, that we, the load, don't k Unkere cum boU It onluas pimocrUy kin Carry ul To make It strong ennff to stand alone, we bev to take off nv It all uy its distinctive fcechers and replace em with Abllshlnlsra, and then nv wat yoose is It tousl When Chase had metamor phosed It so tbat it onod stand, it wus ea near Abltshlnisro es anything oood be, and when all that wus taken ntt, it wus pre cisely es weak e ever. Uv wat yooee is an Abllshlnlzed Dimocrisy to an ex-slaveholder who wants his niggers sgln ? Uv wat avail Is a pure Dimocfisy to the gen tlemen who desire oftlsis In wlch steel Ings is unlimited ? Such a Dimocrisy Is Abliahinlsm and we might rz well po over to it bodily, rz to rrniodol our party on that Idea, Ef we sink the old Ishoos and the old Ideas uv the party, we sink also us who advocated them ideas, and make them Ishoos ; and ef we keep fighting H out on that line, wat is before us bat defeat? Oh that I oood see a glimmer nv life! Oh that nuff uv our prominent leaders wood die to lot us, the smaller ones, out from under their shadder ! Th fucher to me is dark and gloomy. PETROLEUM V. NASBY, P. M. (Wich is Postmaster.) Grant in Boston. a t a Till crowd Died in at one entrance, gave their names to Mr, Rice, shook the General by the hand, and passed ont at the further ena oi tne room, in us avoiding unseemly naate, and precluding tne possibility or a jam. The General s reputation for reti cence is wide-spread, and wnen his voice was heard in brief converse with Ueneral Banks, all ears were open to catch what the speaker had to say. As soon as Gen eral Banks came near, General Grant ex claimed t " Ho w are you, General ? I'm glad to see you." Banks" Hope you are well, General." Grant "Yes; Ivo been to Lowell.". General Banks took the prof fered hand and passod on, and was followed by Mrs. Lewis and her beautiful little daughter of about five years of age, with handsome golden our la When the little miss wa presented, tho General stooped and Imprinted a kindly kiss upon her lips, and the happy, satisfied glance of the mother testified her appreciation of tho graceful act Miss Lillian Gay, of about the same age, also was a recipient of sim ilar attentions. An atlccting incident of the occasion was the presentation of " Father Cleveland." the veteran city missionary, who is upwards of ninety six years of age. The old gentleman sight is very much Impaired, and as he entered tne room, leaning upon tno arm of his daughter, he - turned his head in every direction, eagerly Inquiring, ." Whore . Is 1 he ? Lead me to Um ; I want to see him. The crowd stood still and allowed the aged missionary to gain Geueral Grant side, and as soon as the Genoral's hand was clasped In his, he gave vent to a shower of benedictions. "Sir, sir, the Lord has given you this proud position. I congratulate you. May the Lord bless you and preserve you for many years to this peoplo, whose hearts are set upon you. Take this, sir, and keep it" . So saying, Father Cleveland handed the General an envelope, the con tents ef whichwore unknown to us. The General put the gift in his pocket kindly thanked the old gentleman, and shaking -his hand bade him good-bye. During Father Cleveland' earnest benediction perfect silence prevailed, and at its close a hearty "amen" went up from many present The old gentleman tottered on and made way for a poor woman dressed in mourning, who was presented as the. widow ot a soldier. as sue took tno nana of the General, she slipped into it a letter wnicn ne quietly put into nis pocaet. The scene was varied, and at times bor dered on the humorous. It was amusing to note the almost interminable variety of facial expression of the crowd, not a lew of whom were evidently in a novel situa tion. At least three-fourths of those who took the General's hand turned ere they reached the outer threshold to once more get a glance at the face of him of whom so much had been said and written during the past five years, and one individual, mistaking Chief Kurtz for the General, took the band of tbat worthy functionary, not supposing the modest, unpretending appearing man in citizen's dress could be General Grant He was politely informed of his error, (and hastened to make good his mistake'! by shaking the General's hand. -Bo$Um J'ott.' The President's Message in Congress. IN THE SENATE. it, it to a a to we so But hi out, th and care . This Message was received at the hands of the Private Secretary, and read by the Secretary of the Senate. When about half had been read, Mr. Conness moved that the further reading be dispensed with, on the ground that It was an offense, and untrue. -' Mr. Davis opposed the motion. Mr. Howe followed in its support' ' Mr. White claimed all considerations of propriety demanded the reading. Mr. Wilson, while denouncing Johnson, thought the Message should be read . Mr. Hendricks insisted that it was not only the President's right but his duty to state his objections to Congress' policy. Mr. Conness withdrew his motion. Mr. Cameron renewed it - Mr. Morton was surprised at the motion, and declared its adoption would belittle the Senate and indicate mere spllefulness. Mr. Drake suggested, as Congress had received so many of a like character, it might as well take one more. Mr. Howe argued the President's duty was to communicate facts not opinions, and the Senate was not bound to near his argumentative and insultingMessage. -. Mr. Edmunds said the transaction of business would be facilitated by deferring this question till to-morrow, and moved to adjourn, which was carried by 28 to 22. Adjourned On the following day, the Secretary read theMeasage from the point at which he had been Interrupted the day before. When he had finished, Mr. Edmunds moved to lay the Message on the table and order it printed which was done. . Mr. Edmunds said in view of the extra ordinary proposition In relation to the National debt contained In the President's Message, he. would mov pn the next Tuesday that the Finance Committee, unless they should lu the meantime report th resolution on mat subject ouerta oy him on the Slat of November last, be dis charged from further consideration of it, and would move it passage. 1 ne resolu tion affirms that the faith of the United States is solemnly pledged to the payment of the national debt Mr. Edmunds made a few remarks the effect that the acceptance of the Presi dent proposition would dishonor us for ever in the eyes of all honet men. Mr. Freiingbuysen spoke s gainst repu diation. He wa glad the Message had been read, that the representatives of the American people may reject and repudiate tne repuaiaiiug uucutue auu c auv world know that the people of this coun try, who had the heroism to preserve it liberties, have now the will and ability preserve lu honor. . IX THS MUCB& The reading of the Measage having been completed, Mr. Washburn, of lliluoU, having made a motion that the Message prinued, said the reoomniendations of the President relative to the publie debt wa hUln. undisguised repudiation. He en tered hi protest agf.lmtt it, denouncing aaa dlaarravo ta Ike country and to tne Chief Magistrate Mr, Washburue yielded to Mr. itroomaff, who duaired to otter resolution, but wa interrupted - by Mr, Wood, win made a poibt f ordasr, that iLr. Washburne nad i?t;u tuing vI'Vi mentajy languskje, . ' 'The Sneaker ruled that this being a country of free speech, the persons rlocted to represent the people have a right to criticize their public officers, provided It be not In language indecorous or offensive. a right exercised In the case or the Presi dent's Message in referring to members of Congress. At Mr. Schenrk's desire, the paragraph commencing " Our National credit should be sacredly observed" and ending "rigid compliance with the letter Of the bond," was read Mr. Broomall then read his resolution, which recite the paragraph .above re ferred to, and kyi! Wsaaaia, If arh sentiment It permitted to fo to the world without an Immediate protest. It might be understood to he the sentiment of the people of the United Ptalea and of their Kopte aeniailrea In Congreaa therefore, nVaWesrt, That all forme and decrees of repn dtatlon or the National lndehtedn.se are odtoue to the Amciicau people, aud that nnder no clrcnm tancee will thetr repreaeatallTea consent, to offer the public creditor aa s full compensation a less amount of money than that which tha Govern ment contracted to pay him, Mr. Schenck said, I look npon that part of the Measage as the most gross, shame less and Infamous proposition to repudiate the debt ot the country, that I hava ever yet known to be put forth from any quar ter, except it may be possibly in the col umn of the paper of Brick Poraeroy, who. I believe, ha spread before the public tn full, this morning, this Menage In advance of the other papers, laughter showing possibly a r kindred feeling. On this point there is another part of the Message to wbicn i wisn to attract attention oc fore any vote is taken. On the 25th page of It will be found a paragraph reflecting on tne action oi uongress in terms similar to those used by the Legislature of Ore gon. It Is only necessary for me to recall the attention of the House to the fact that yesterday, when such language came from that source, we stlgmatlied It as scur rilous, indecorus and slanderous. I do not know any license which the President of the United States ha to tpeak thus of public legislation willed may not as well be accorded to the Legislature of Oregon. therefore class them together in mat reprobation which Congress has already pawed on thorn, now, i trust mere win be no printing of the Message. Let it take its chances In the public prints. . I trust it will be simply laid on the table as not m to be referred to tne uominmee oi the Whole on the state of the Union, or te any committee of the House. mr. f arns worm mat isrigni. Mr. Schenck I trust that no gentleman will be deterred from voting against re ferring it to the Committee of the Whole on the Stato of the Union, on the suppo sition it Is necessary, in order to give Juris diction to the several parts, it snouid be referred to those committees. There is nothinir in the Messaee of which, the Btanding committees of the House may not obtain jurisdiction oy tne ordinary reference of bills, petitions and resolu tions. There is no necessity therefore of relerring it to the Committee of the Whole on the State of the Union, for the usual purpose of its distribution to the standing committees. There is no seed of its being priuted. It will go broadcast to the conn try as all President's mossages do, for what it is worth. I desire that it may Blm ply bo laid on the table, and I hope my friend from Illinois, concurring with me, will permit me to substitute that motion for his. Mr. Washburne concurred with Schenck. but said it was neccssaiy the Message be printed in order that it may go among the official documents of the country. He modified his motion so as to lay the Mes sage on the table, and have it printed. Mr. Schofleld suggested whether the gentleman would not db satisfied to have it sent to the " Butter shops." - . Mr. Bigbee agreed with the; gentleman as to the character of the Message, but it seemed to him, the House was making too much of one who is effectually dead. The last election settled that question. Let tho Message go to tho people, and let them soe what we nad to contend against for the last three years. It will fully confirm all that Congress has said of him. The question being on the motion to lay on the table and print Mr. Ross sug gested an amendment to print 100,000 copies. The Speaker ruled the amendment not in order, - ' The Message was laid on the table and oidered to be printed. Yeas 128, nays 38. FACTS AND FIGURES. to be it a Rosbini widow. left 3,500,000 francs to ' hi A Nkw Yobk bootblack baa f 0,000 in the savings bank. - Jay Cookk Is said to be worth from $15,000,000 to $20,000,000. Great IJhitain's population, In June last was 30,11(19,845. Lee, Mass , Is becoming deserted by em igrations to the West. Austria, raised 1 15,000,000 worth beet sugar last season. ' The British flag floats over about 8,300 steamers of about 1,400,000 tons in all. The ladies of Troy vote at tho election of the Young Men's Association. Thkch hundred dollars was the mar riage fee recently paid a New York cler gyman. Nbw HAHiimrut State Prison contains eight more convicts than it does cells.! Gkorob Pbabody has made another donation of 100,000 to the poor of Lon don. . . Rossini directed that his funeral ex penses should not exceed 9,000 franc. . . Tub Utah postal service costs $453, ift a year, and yields only $10,000 rev enue. . : ... '' i A man was lately arrested In Memphis, Tenn., fur letting his Little boy play with pistol. ' Michigan Masons intend erecting Masonic Temple in Detroit, at a cost $1,000,000. Boston Latin School, founded 233 year ago, is ths oldest educational institution the country. Mibs Olivb Park has taught school one room in Me'.huen, Mass., for thirty fix year. ' . Thiku were sent out of New York dur ing November, 272,0b3 letters, and 1)11,474 were reoeiveo. A at ah in Webster. Mass.. na a pair calfskin boot which he ha worn every week for thirty years. . Om Paris acres wears $60,000 wcrth of diamonds, and another has purchased $300,000 house. ' This year the S15 dots In the Michi gan Reform School have caned the seat of 44,000 chir and the back of 8,000. A BuiLDixo on Bond street New York, worth $40,000, I to be purchased tor the Working women's Protective Union. A beautiful young actres al Marti nique, Kosinl Zorlinl, killed herself lately rather than survive her husband's death. A fkivatb hospital for th cure ot ebrates, has just been establlshed,at Louis, and M uxeiy to ne weu patronizes. The family of tha Sultan of Turkey numbers over 3,000, for whom 6,000 dishts ara preoarwd daily, and served at table. , '' Tkv village of Cere 1 situated la Stales and two counties. A part In Alia- gany county, N. Y., and part in McKean county, ra. - Tub United State furbished" fifty-five ner cent, nf the whole amount of cotton Imported Into Great lltiliau during lii.tnine mourn ot, ieuo . , . , Aumiboy wtplck4up 1 300 13 (treeta of Alhanv. V V !) !. A.- and restored It to the owner, wa offered' five cent by the grateful owner, which he retuseu. Tub Secretary of the Interior, la his annual report, says that th quantity of pubiio land undisposed or Is l,40l,!mfl,78 acres. The amonnt diaposed of during 1 Rsi year was oun,07l,i!W, Tun largest RIM ctaea In the world Is In connection with Mr. Spurgeon's church. In London. It commenced eight years go with an attendance of three, and ha teadlly Increased nntll It now numbers seven hundred. More than seven hun dred have been received Into the church from this remarkable class. An African dwarf, 89 Inches high and weighing M pounds, has recently, arrived tn Salem, Mass. He was born tn Liberia In 1(44, and belongs to the Kroo nation. He was educated at the mission school at Sierra Leone, speaks Engltsh fluently, and though without arms, writes with his toes. with which he can also thread a needl and sew, and fill his pipe with tobacco, of which ne is qutte fond. Tin number of omnibuses In Paris osr t in Liondon, 670. The dally average in rarteia seventeen dollars, while in tion don it only attains fourteen dollars per omnibus. In Paris the annual number of passengers amount to 00,000,000 ; in Lon don, only 45,000,000. The average daily distance run In Part I 54,000 mile ; In London. 87,000. Th omnibuses in Paris employ 7,500 horses; those of London only 0,800. In 1859 the territory between the Mis sissippi rlrer and the Pad do produced twenty-five million bushels of wheat t In 1808 Its crop was sixty five millions. The yield In the States eastward of the Missis sippi has not Increased. It is remarkable that a region v. hich nine years ago pro duced only one-seventh of th wheat In the country, now supplies nearly one third of It A similar progress In another decade will carry tho center of wheat produotion peyonu ine Mifsiasippi, and were it pos sible for the Pftcitio coast to again quad ruple its yield, that distant wheat field will give a larger product than the aggre gate production or the United States in 1830. MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS. of a a of in In of a Dt 600 two the . A practical artist A man who can always draw his salary. Esurx. Mass.. boasts a "stove-pipe hat sixty-five years old, which proves to be exactly in the present style." At the recent New York Mayoralty election, five votes were given for Mrs. Stanton and two for Susan B. Anthony, A Lonpomer advertises for a haunted house," for which he will pay a good price if the ghost is noisy and lively. A lady vocalist at Toronto was a few days ago brutally beaten by her husband for insisting upon singing at a concert against his wishes. A New Orleans couple, bent on mat rimony, recently had to elope, because somebody was always dying in the bride's family and prevented a wedding In proper style. It Is said that G. P. R. James, after suc cessfully naming 100 novels and romance, could find no suitable title for his 101st work, and was forced to call it " A Story Without a name." Twenty-four "young bloods" of Exeter, England, wore sentenced to pay a fine of five dollars each or undorgo four teen days' imprisonment for firing off squibs and crackers in tho streets on Guy r awxes' day, A KRKsrr arrival from England went tho other day to a livery sUtble, and expressed a wisn mr a carriage. The man In attend ance asked if he would like a buffalo. The cockney seemed startled, and stam tncred outt "Well, I think I'd rather 'ave a 'oss." A kkw days sinco, while a bridal cere mony was being performed at the Metho dist church Jn Alexandria. Campbell county,1 Ky., a crow flod Into the building, and after circling around the bridal party three or four times, with an incessant caw, It departed. . A Canadian clergyman tells how he once dined with Beechur and was talked at so much that he couldn't eat He tells It innocently, not Imagining it to have been an economical piece of business on Beecher's part, says the Boston Post. , At Qttinct, 111., Is a German with a cu rious blood mark. It is a perfect deer, about the sizg of a silver dollar, and on his right cheek. The form and outline of the deer aro as perfect as could be drawn by an artist and show a deer in the act leaping. It is of a bright red color. "A three-year-old." neighbor saw drunken man "tacking" through the street "Mother," said he, "did God make that man r" She replied in the af firmative. The little fellow reflected for moment and then exclaimed, " I wouldn't have done It" A kiiim of batters in Troy have a pair of live minks in the show window of their store. The other day one of the animals accidentally broke a leg very badly, and, surveying it for a moment the little crea ture went to work and amputated it, sev ering tho adhering parts very nicely with his teeth. . The patlont is now slowly con valescing. A little boy, eight year of age, recent ly loft Clevelaud, O., alone, with a piece leather pinned to hi breast on which were words telling that ho was bound for Kansas City, Mo., to meet his grandfather, Wm. Fullerton, and also requesting pubiio assistance on the way. He arrived Kansas City safe and sound, having been three days and two nights on the road Emerson, In his lecture on " Greatness," cited Count Gurowski for his sturdy in dependence of character. Where is this bogr" asked he of somebody In Cam bridge, when he was poor and In a strait for victuals and lodging; ''I wish to dig in H; I, too, wish to earn some money. And on being remonstrated with tbat such work would degrade him, he replied. " cannot be degraded ; "Ism Gurow6ki I" A correspondent of a Boston paper hopes that Massachusetts legislators, this coming winter, will pass a law for the pro tection or biros' eggs, ana says 1 -11 sucn a law Is not passed many of our most useful and beautiful bird will beoom ex tinct Their eggs are now wantonly col lected and destroyed nnder the pretense of making collections, and if this is to continue our land will be over run with winged and creeping pests, which will destroy our fruit and vena tion, and be a nuisance to our household At onetime woman could hardly walk through tbe streets of San Francisco with out having every one pause to gas on her, and a chud was so rare that once in theatre in the same city, where a woman had taken her infant when it began cry, Just as the orchestra began to play, man in tbe pit cried out! "Dion tnoaa fiddles, and let th baby cry. 1 haven't heard such a sound tor lea year.'' audience applauded this sentiment orchestra stopped and the laby continued its perloriuauc) amid unbounded euihuai- Tn A mxricaji MinosAHT' Usiow Exrajtsa Company, which ta the some what unwieldy name of th succeeaor the American and the Merchant's Union Express companiea, will bav it head uuarters at Buffalo, James C. Fariro actiug a Superintendent His first order thd following as tho grand dlvltuou the territory of the company's operation All tUe lines eaxtoi buspenslou UrUlite. Buffalo aud yittslwgli will comprise Eastern Division, undVr t macr of Awrfataot General Hupe-riot-cn ' M.H. White, Of New l oi k. - J , All line west, north an.i soma oi 1. . - Cgo and St.' lwile, toretner wun route on tbe Michigan Uerunu, ifw .Tacksnn, Lansing SaKlr.aw, th lfrr, River Yn'lef, tho Kalamar-oo, Alkn Grand Rapids, and th brr''t . a of the Mlehlgun - Southern, will f the' Northwestern , Divisions t Chnrlc Fargo, Assistant General Bopetintcn,ent with headquarters at Chicago. , . Ail me otner line openuea ny " company will form the Southweatern I 'ir vision, with headquarter at Uufulo; Charlc S. Hlggtns, Assistant General UU pcr'ntendent . I he omc of the company in tnt ( 'J will be on the northeast corner of and Dearborn street the old cClce of . the American Expres Company. 1 Tha - busines formerly transacted at the M ehanf Union office in the Portland Block, must now be broutrht to th Ama- lean Merchant' Union office. -.' A Perplexed Physician. A TnoT paper tells rood tory of ft - physician In good practfoe In thai city who wa attending a patient suffering from gangrene, for which terrible e11ictlo h . prescribed turpentine. After taking It few day the patient thought the reinody about a bad a the disease, and export a- ' iaeo who tne doctor upon Dcmg ctt pelled to swallow so nauseating a medi-' cine. He wa then told to procure soma capsules at a drag (tore, and take the po tion in them. The man obtained the cap sules, which are made in two parts so aa ' to enable the patient to Insert the medi cine and unite the sections again, but sup posed It had been prepared at th dmg . gist's, and of course swallowed them witn-. out the least particle of medicine In them. Strang to say, he began to mend rapid ly. The physician was In exstaciee, and -making careful note of the case prepared -an extended article on tbe na of turpen tine tn gangrena to the Mulio Chir-ryL tal Rem. One day the doctor called, and commenting upon the virtues of tha aloo-reslnou substance in the prvsenoe of the patient's wife, the picked np one of the little capsule, and examining it wa surprised to observe that it separated into two parts. "Certainly, said the doctor; why havens yon opened them baiore so a to put th turpentine in f ha inquired, with evident anxiety. "No," said the . wife, "my husband took them just a they came from the drag store." A flood of light burst upon the menial vision of our Bscnlaplan disciple, who thereupon re-, treated from the house as fast a nl legs, would carry him. It I barely necessary to say that the article In relation to tha use of turpentine will not appear in th. ifrtiete, ,' y Report the Secretary of War. of a a of at I al lowed We jtlean from the report of the Secre tary of War that the strength of the army on ine Bum or eepiemuer, lsoa, ira 48,081, which, by the 1st of January, 18b9, will be reduced, by the expiration or ser vice, to about 43,000. In November, 1367, orders were issued to reduce all regiments of lufantary and .artillery (except light batteries) to 50 mon per company, and re cruiting for those arms ha been discon tinued. There la but one volunteer omeer left in he army. A regiment of vol unteer Kansas cavalry ha been employed for the Indian war, put tne service is not expected to exceed six months. The Sec retary recommends that the reduction, of the army during the ensuing year be made gradually, by ordinary casualties, by dis charge of incompetent and unworthy offioers, and by consolidation of regiments, and by the disbandment of the four regi ments of the Veteran Reserve Corps, The term of enlistment, he suggest, should be Increased to five years as a measure of economy and efficiency. . - i The Secretary speaks highly of the suc cessful labors 01 the inspecting officers of the army. The Bureau of Millitary Jus tice la deficient in the number of advocates, and no provision of law exists tor their ap- 2 polutment. There has been much pro gress made In instruction In - military telegraphy and signalling, and the cludy has been added to the course at West Point and at the Naval Academy. . . The expenditures for the Quartermas ter's Department during the year ending June 30, 1808, iucluding claims for store taken for the use of the army during the war, were $30,500,881. Claims for prop erty taken during the war have been al-' lowed to the amount of $500,813 ; reject ed, $3,054,430, and are still pending to -thcmount of $8,005,601. At an expense or s,7uu,uuu me remain of 310,233 soldiers have been collected in the National Cemeteries, and of these 175,764 have been identified - The proposed military depot at Jeffar sonville has been broken up, and the $150,000 appropriated for a warehouse at that point has been returned to the Treas ury. ' . ' - . .- ' The Southern railroads yet owe $4,627, 605 for material sold them after the war.. The Secretary asks an appropriation of $50,000 for a stock farm to supply horac for the cavalry. The average coat of the army rations during the year has been about 23 cent. Tobacco to the monthly value of $20,000 has boen furnished the troops at coat - ' Subsistence to the value of $630,000 has . been supplied to the purpose of the Freedmen'a Bureau, and to the value of t 370,000 for the support of the Indiana. . large sum of last year' appropriation remain unexpended The death in the army during the year were 1,681 ; 453 of these were from yellow fever, and 028 from cholera ; 174 were discharged for dis ability. The expenses of the Medical Depart ment during the year were $842,120. Th expenditure of the Pay Depart ment for tha year ending June 80, 1808, were as follows : For the regular army, $17,803,968; for the Military Accademy, 109.199. and to volunteers, $43,696,444, The disbursements for reconstruction pur poses have been $2,201,415, leaving a bal ance of $409 626, which, it is expected, will cover all future expense. , The total disbursements under the Bounty act reacn. the sum of $37,704,774, which, with the claims allowed at the Treasury, amount to $54,000,000. Tbe secretary recommence that the 4lh of March be fixed aa the data ' beyond which no claim will be received. The Secretary asks authority to sell tha arsenals at Rome, li. X., ana vergennea, Vermont, and the lands at Harper's Ferry, -and to establiak an arsenal at Omaha. The expenditure for the Freedmen'B Bureau during the year were $3,977,043 j 150,000 person have received medical . treat rueut and an average of 16,000 have received daily I aliens. The number of. pupils attending the schools Is 104,000. Arrangements are mating m unusier tno hospitals, schools, &c, to the local authori ties, under certain legal protection. The actual current expenses or ine War Department for theyear were $68,743,894, to which t9.901.406old war debts are lobe added, making an aggregate of $78,7.' 1,501. The appropriations for the present year are $35,440,557, which, tho Secretary esti mates, win ran snort or ine required sum bv ftia.975.000. The Secretary advises the transfer of th Indian Bureau to th War Department , a to a ine th of gives Of the Gopey pom 1869. Bay tha Philadel. phla .VortA jswrarosi .- - 1 -", Tha American people aara icner et-w weonne) famlltarlard with the mrlie ot bi'e a hint. Alihouiia maaiii a eperiaity oi iuiua I una and of light llu.ialu.-e, and Ula tluuu, a a loaf period la which no rivalry waa able to cciato lira IIMIM. KT. 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