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New York Times, The (Newspaper) - January 5, 1872, New York, New York VOL. XXI........NO. 6332. NEW-YORK, FRIDAY, JANUARY 9, 1872. PRICE FOUR CENTS. DKAFIOB8S AND PHOU THB BAB. A FBW WORDS OF PRACTICAL ADVICE, BY DU. E. BUNFORD LICinTHJU. AotAor of A Popular TreatlM on on Catarrh, and Kindred Ue Mem- Ac., Ae. OFTU'E A_ND RE8IDKHCE. NO WEHT 34TH-eT. Tho of the ear most preralrnt and most de- Uvr lo ng are ol a ellron.c character glv- tni; neither pam nor dlsums. nor prcsmUair an? oUinr tea turf cslculaUxl (a raase Immediate alarm Ttie approach of deafness In la K> extreme- IT insidious tbat t pallmt In unable 10 tell when the rtlfflrajw wan flmt noticed. and so Oow and gradual In that DO is perceptible excapt long Intervals of time. At first the nAartojr Is fcrand Itttle toss acute tbsu formerly and a wtmt rtosw attention has lo be paM If we wish to distinctly We rmailne that cortaln voices ap- pear to be ttopky or that certain prnonit articulate earpJpju'ly or "wiy down in tho thrnau" By Rome dlfflmtty In experienced in hpirlnif con- viTSHtian when two or are UlUlUR or wtieu It IK on in a'ow tone o( aud by deirreea trm bemroon mor-> and naoro clondnd and In- diRtlncl. nntil It li entirely nr very sennnsly Iro- uionKh it t >ki' yiurn tills disas- trous rrault Is aocomtHiahtxI. in childhood This of ileataess, In its earlier often .uwunipn appeanuicw ot Inattention at ihi-Mit-mimlixlnoaii anil wp know ol many tasf children have emHty anil prraistpallr pnnbtriMd (or muMr-nrlim. nirrlesanewt or Kupiditj when the ftult nittreh one to defec- tie-armi: With winm Ihe at first noffprs only by apelta. the ears obstructed during a cold or while t> owiiift Uin In IIKU the hoartnff Midtlmly with a snspplng sound or a toad. siartltiiK rr pert, or retnrns In a missnrn atWr trie cold pauwxl off Hut the ol usually more and morr often, and Ivit an til at taoKtti uennannnt ileafnean Atom, we Qnd that only one ear u attarked, tbe r ri-uiiiiina ILn boarlng powrr often (or Wui-re Uipcane no difficulty to In conversation rwaiMy. Tioeplwneii on Uio nido but tbf Dowrr Li tout to hmnrUxo dlrneuoa of the Hound If (or Instance, a perwn ft> afftH-lixl umlrt not tell wblcb -way the soond from. In the rnaJOrltv 0( caaei tbe other ofltx-trfi m time, and what before a icronvrnleuce tH-onnrj Uvm an actoal mis. KItOM THE EAR. li- ibe foregoing eases are eoanctorliod by tbe i r.. of a.ny calculated to ar. ultenlion It Is ontlreJv different In from tne for the disease at once reve.ils Itself to the eye to smell. heJiiK. In fsct. as offensive to one sense as It hi Ui the olbrr Tne diseharire nunallT frtrm nome Irrflamma- lorv of tbe ear, prodnonl bv scarlet fever, oold. or other oanse, aod Tart en In different eaveM ind even in the same Individual at different UnuaJ'y It is a thick, purulent. (rreaiush.yeJlow matter, o. caduniilly ntreakert wltb blood. At It of a and ropy nature, and strain It msy e melted cbeeae In appearance SJDd conslst- 1 n MTme cases it merely costs tits lining of the audi- tory cAiial, while ID others it Is so coplonk as to pour from the ear. and Uien excortxtee ths surrounding Uwne. wblcb presents s nw and Inflamed appearance. Ttie dlaeliarite Is always rharHterrsed 07 a fetid but in Mrnir oases It Is so highly offensive as to render toe sufferer an object of to mmself and lo oUwa, Ittachars-e from the ear 1s dangerons ooth to hearing end to (he system trnerally In some uses It oeea- stnas touj u'rafneoj, wiille la sjl tie hearing- (offers to a more or lem extent, and escape wltlumt notable Injnry to tbe bearing power Aside from its effects on the brai-ing, the disease Is aDt to glvo rise to .Neuralgia. Epilepsy, 8t- VHos's Dsnce, Pcralysia. aad other nervous disturbances. msnlts to be wondered at, when we conudrr the eloae proifmltv at the diseased anral cavity to the ner-vona centre, tbe brain, lo wnlch the Inflam- mation nr ulrrratlon might be commuulcaieO with lataj ccnsetinencra. IN THK HELA.D. KolMMi m head are the first and only bttlcanon ot morbid rnndttion of the ear. At flrst Ifcey are slight and only force by spells, but after a time they are en tan UT present and Increase la la- senarty They asnally represent the escape ot steam, ihennrlnir of belli, the beating ot the heart, the horn- of and in fact, nearly every Imaginable Often they prove a of terrible torture and dlstreaa. and many a patient who spoiled to us for rerief tfr more anxious have the re- moved rJisn lUr himrlnir restn-etL if only one thins" or tiie ntDrr cou.d Ouup. A fKW WOItD-1 OF ADVIC E. 9 who their thonjd seek compe tent OKdlral advice upon tue sosplclon of a diseased condition of ttie ear or the least defect In tearing Te An oihervtse In to JeooanUw one of oar nxwt MixuMe sensrs. It should be remembered that when adetclency In hearing-power U first noticed, the dineue which caused tlve dlfflcnlty has ah-radv progress, for In the normal eomliiton we BI g rwrtsm smrrattt of beanrJn ID of wtist irtnslly bearing to no f, when we made of a diu Inntli u of heaainir. thli hn not only been WMI, out our needful .-learinij u euiruached Miny pr. ua n. g-1. i fie d -inle of ihplr tarn in ti. i hop saUlful DwdmU attendance, and even lo esses of staoulng. sad where the hearing U seriously im- pilred. an entlra core can often be effected bv sppro- meaan. retails, bow e ver, ean only srpecUd (rom tke sttenOaooa of a pbystcUn who awda blmaeU tamlUar with the subject try sod wbs IMS aeqon-od saflelsnl prae- guia a mastsrv ever saral JaotVoaJ Hdraee cannot held responsfbls (or the I amlimns or mjnry rssniUnf from nrat wkea sdmiaJAsmdby laosapetsator tasi- I bands. rltorbas mads dlaeasas of hisparhea- years, and IB conns of TJ> OSM be M preooroJ W ranlsh rWrrsoBQ. sf Us hlgnssS respeetoklllty. U hsra oaAsr bis bsiaswrilM. i lOUTniLi. can bs esosmltod Tii ant] Diersies of Us Tsroat as4 1 A M U.I i p K., at bit I Jill; sL NEW EHES OF REFORM. Tammany ConlTol Over Its Repub- lican Allies, Opposition to tbe New-York Re- form Bills in tbe House, Tom Fields as a Leader of tbe" Fen- ton Republicans. Debata in tke on Enlarging Controller Graa'g Powers, Petition Befive and Enlarge the Me- tropolitan District. Singnlar Effect of- lr. Brceley'i Snpport of Prince for Speaker. From Our Own OorrMpondsnt. ALBANY, Thursday. Jan. i, 1671. Those who anticipated immediate legisla- tion from Albany to correct tbe erlle of the New-York City Government are likely to be nppolDtad. The brief dtscnjwion In the Aaaem- biy mod the locffer debate m tbo Senate today. Indicate that tlJere are technical obstaclos ID tbe way of snah prompt leirttUtlon as la desired hy Refonnorn In New-York, and they also foreoiutdow a possible combination la tbe that may prevent any legislation that shall fully ment the wisbfts of thoaa now representing the Reform movement. Tbe bllle (Dtrodrioed yesterday br Meosra. HAWnniB and to lextkUcc tbe of Jadpe BEDFORD'S Qrand Jury, and tbe other lo remove the Mayor and other offloJsJs in New-York, and (jive tbe appolntmeot of their successors to Con- troller found In printed form oo ihit dpflkg of at the opening of the ses- sion thli morning. Tbe Intention ywlcrtay to pat them on tholr final psMwiRe to- day; but Lite movement lo that di- rection was met by Mr. ALTORD, Wuo Co a point o( order, and after a few about the of baity lepliU- UoQ, took tbe ground that no hill could be con- sidered by the HOIIM until It had firnt gone tliroafrh a Btandlnn Committee. The Spnaker ttroognt that a two-thirds vote of the House WM sufficient, under the roles, to send any bill immedlatelr before the Committee of the Whole. TOM FIETJM then came to tbe resono of ALTOBD, aad called the Speaker's attention to role wQioh oreveots the rescinding or sus- pension of any standing rule, by tiro-thirds vote, or otherwise, wltbouf one day's previous notice. Mr ALBBBOICK Mked if tne sixty-fifth rule was nut rf pealed last year when tbe party then in power desired to pat certain measures throueh lo baste, and without tbeir being even read tap members. Mr. FIELDS replied that it have been suspended on a particular oocaslon for a particular object, hut that It was never re- pealed. Mr. HAWKINS asked, for Information, what decision the Chair had made, as ho desired to make a motion In accordance therewith. Mr. FIELDS hoped his friend from New-York would not let bis en- thusiasm override the rnles of the House, or the members, or tbe Speaker. HAWKINS re- torted that he did not propose to ride over any- body or anything; there were different materi- als in ttiis Assembly from that composed last year's House, when the (rantinman (FiKUM) cracked bis whip over the heads of moinhers on tbe tfloor. All he desired was to eorroot aa speedily as possible tbe evils now suflered by the people of New-York City from the leg- islation of last Winter, in which the gentleman took snch an active part. If It was the decision of the Speak- er that a two-thirds vote could brine these bills before the Committee of the Whole, tie wished to make a moDon to that effect. The Speaker said that under the oironmstances In wblob these bills being no standing committee yet was of opinion that the House aad absolute control over them, and could refer them to tbe Com' mlttoeofthe Whole by a two-thirds vote. Hs tbdrefrfte decided that Mr. ALVORD'S point of order was not well takm. Mr. HAWKINS then moved (bat the bill presented yesterday by aim be referred to the Committee of the Whole Im- mediately. As the Speaker was about to put tbe motion. Mr. SMTTUE. from Tloem. moved that tbe House do now adjourn, which was rnrrted.and the Hunsn adjourned till Tuesday evening unit. In accordance with the joint resolution aa amended hy the yes- terday. mi ALLIES OP TAMMANT. Tbe discussion was not sufficiently general to Indicate with certainty wbat combinations. If an T, are to be made hereto modify or defeat the Reform proirramoio with reference to New- York City, but the fact that the opposition thus fnr made to this propramme comes from the Kenton candidate for Speaker, acting in con- cert with the Tammany Democrats, Is regarded as significant. Bnob a combination, however, csnaot socoeed if TOM FIELDS continues to tasre so oonipicuous a part In It as he did In the dis- cussion today. Even toe Fenton men and Tam- many Republicans do not like the Idea of au aillauoe with him, and unless they can shnt his mouth, which Is next to impossible, he will soon talk them into perdition. At tbe same time u is not to be denied that a large probably a the Republican mem- bers of tbe Legislature da not relisn the Idea of taking tnelr cue in legislation trom snch lUe- long Democrats as BAMCEL TTLDBH, CHARLES O'CONOH and ANDBBW H. GREEN. It Is exceed- ingly doubtful whether a majority of them will ever prevailed on to vote for tbe bill to re- move New-York offlqlals and authorize the pres- ent Controller to fill tbelr places, unless they first have some assurances as to the men who are to receive the new appointments. The rural Republicans do not comprehend tbe necessity of so ranch haste to get rid of these officials, and think It better to wait until a new eharter is adopted, when ihev can all be disposed of to- gether. THK ELEVATED BAILWAT. A oommunloadon was received from Attor- ney-General CHAMPum, m answer to a resoln- Uon Of Inquiry passed by last year's Assembly, firing hie opinion that toe have the constitutional right to Bepenl the charter of tbe Greenwich-street ElevaUd Railway. During the reading of the com man] oat Ion by tbe Clerk. Ton FIBLDS asked whoss name was signed to It. The Clerk replied. MARSHALL CHAMP- LAIH, AUomay-OenerBl." I bad SIM FIILDB. "that Mr. CHAMPLJLIN abdicated bis osBos Ust October.- anw n A DEMOCHATIC In tbe etoetlon of Clerk, and etner otters of (be Benau on Tuesday, it was MUced M an noosaal Incident that tfle Denso- suss of touftM presented BO candi- aad sMjgleeied to any The far ttls osnissrtoa HghL It caucus was called for Monday night to nominate officers, bat wben tbe time arrived only two of Mon- roe and HAXDXKBDBOH, of in an appearance. having arrived ten minutes ahead -of HxaDBicBttBOB, claimed the right to act aa Chairman ot the canons. HARDKHBUIKIB disputed the claim, aad a hot discussion, arose threatened M one time to necessitate a call for tbe Police. Tbe final result was tbat the caucus broke up In a row, and tbe Democ- racy were left without any candidates for officers of the Senate. THB WORK THE SKftATB. In the Senate the very important bill present- ed by Mr. BENEDICT, from tne New-York Sen- ators, conferring the entire powers of toe City upon the Controller, was considered in Commit- tee of the Whole. The debate, although wnat excited In regard to tbe criticism of the past action of the City officials, was conducted in the interests of the greatest good of the City, and wltb a desire to pass a bill tbat should neither be open to objection nor criticism. It was taken up In Com ml tree 'and partially read. Senator JAMES WOOD, for the purpose of ob- taining some explanation of the propriety of conferring upon one man tne entire power over the City of New-York, moved" to strike out the enacting clause. Mr. BRNEDICT, In, reply, stated that there was no necessity of doing more than to allude to tbn present affairs In New-York. There was, he said, a constant stream of claims now beiig pre- sented to its Controller for -which there wes no monev provided: tbat now no money could be paid without a bill making tbe appropriation, and it was a pressing necessity tbat sums pro- vision should bo at onee made. He proceeded to explain the bill by sections. Hs said tbat it was to straighten no the affairs of the City unless power was conferred to do so. Ttiat every cltlsen of New-York has confidence in Mr. GREEN, and while we are somewhat unwilling to en trust so great power to one man, still it see roes necessary. Mr. MADDBN protested against tbe bill. He was unwilling to give so great powers to any one. It was making one man a dictator over the City, and that man might be changed at any time by death or resignation. He was opposed to a bill that was merely to meet a contingency. If tbe Controller would make his estimate, and then refer bis requisitions to the Board of Super- visors, be would favor a bill giving that body power to act In the promises. Mr. WOOD agreed wltb Mr. MADDKH. Ho said tbat last year we had taken away the powor from the Government of New-York and Riven it to four mco, and uow it Is proposed to take It away from them aud give it to one man. It is not proper to legislate with reference to men, hot to principles. Mr. hill confers crroatl power npon tbe Controller, but it is a vital mstter that the Olty of New-York should be at once relieved. The City bonds, amouuting to come due in January. 1673. and it Is most proper and necessary tbat tbese bonds should he taken up. In order to protect too credit ol the City. Con- troller OHEBN has borrowed money from tbe banks aud the Insurance companies of Nnw- York, under tbe bope that the Legislature of New-York would enahlo him lo meet his obliga- tions so contracted. afr. BZNKDicr.ln answer to the suggestion of Senators that bill he so amended that the Common Council could aot In the matter, said that there were now two bodies of this kind In lull blast in tbe Cltv, and they would select whloD one they desired atter tbe passage of tbe bill. Mr. D. WOOD said tbat tbe bill. In bis view, did provide fur tbe creating of new offices, and therefore moved to strike out the words "or created" In tbe first section. He objected to the great powers conferred, but was willing, in tbe prcsout exigency, to vote rer tbe bill. He was not m favor of putting the money raised by tbls extraordinary menns in the naods of the bodies who have already squandered the wealth of New-York. Mr. UARDKNBUROH called attention to tne sec- tlou as amended, that it abolished all offices In the City. Mr. JOB. WOOD said tDat before tbe amend- meuc tan Controller had power to create offices, and now he had power to abolish them. Mr. D K WOOD, in reply, ssld tbat tne hill was.laulty, and should be amnnded in aome way to meet these objections. Mr. TIBMAN said that this was Inserted to pre- vent the increase of offices by the Riug. Mi. Cltv of New-York has sent bore a delegation, wltb one exception, opposed to the King, and yet we are asked by tbem to pass a bill similar to those passed by ibis Senate wnon they were in power. I will oot vote for the hill unless it IB given to some otber power than one man to issue these bonds and lake tbu great power. Mr. D, P. think the power given by the provision in tbe first section Is to enable tbe Controller to eliminate the sinecures held in so great number m the City of New-York. Mr. not this bill givo to tbe Coo- troller tbe power to abolish every office In the Ctcy of New-York f Mr. D. P. does We must legislate In general specify particular offices for removal. Even If Mr. GREKN should re- move Mayor HALL it would not greatly disturb theciticonsot New-York, Mr. UAEDBMBUEOU did not tblnk tbat any cuseoouul arise in wbich snob absolute power chonld.be placed in toe hands of one mail. Too Controller under tbls aot not only appoints tbo olnoers in New-York, but ho alone can provide for tholr payment. He is sole sad absolute in auiflorlty, subject neither to control 01 excep- tion. Mr. Woo Senator la at fanlt In regard to tbe absolute power of appropriation. By the seoond seclioo tbe Commissioners can only aot by the approval and with the consent of tbe Controller. It, In fact, makes him a member of tbn Boards, and make a very w, ise and proper safeguard. Mr. WIJISLOW moved to rise and report pro- gress and ask leave to sit again. Motion lost. Mr. D. P. think tbat this bill merely makes the Controller an additional check npon. the action of tbti City Commissioners. I tttink tnat tbe power conferred npon Mr. GREEN Is DO greater than that now possessed by the Con- troller of the State. Mr. BENEDICT again generally explained the bill; was willing that ucy amendment should be made to [Improve the bill, but ae it was drawn very carefully be could not believe' tbat any daneer existed in It. All the proposed changes were withdrawn and Drogress reported on tbe bill aa Introduced. METROPOLITAN COMMISSIONS. A petition was presented by Mr. ROBEBTSON, signed by JOSWH RATMOND, requesting tbat the Committee on Cities inquire Into and report npon the expediency of a bill ereatlng. In tbe Counties of New-York. Kings. WestoDesler, and 1. A Metropolitan Board ot Police Commissioners, to bsve charge of all matters now pertaining to tba of tbese counties, and of the dutien ol the nn. reau of Elections, as now organised m the City of New.York, snd extending thsir power over Kings Cooutv. 2. A Ketrepolltaa Board of Tire Commissioners, to have control of the Fire Department In said district, and tbe execution of all laws now in force relative to tbe erection of buildings and tbe storage and aso of explosive material. a. A Metropolitan Boardfof Health, to have the paw. ers of the several Boards now existing: also, ths duty of supplying the said district with water also, the paving, repairing and cleaning of streets; entire sn- pervtton ol tbe Quarantine and of all matters affect- ing tbe cleanliness and health of the saM district. t. A Metropolitan Board of Oommlaaloners of Cbarl. .tba and Corrections, having tbe additional power ol Commissioners of Immigration of tbe Port of New- York. o. A Metropolitan Board of Commissioners of Com. meroe, wbo shall nave ths aatbonty of the officers wbo DOW control the wharves and of said dis- trict, and dados el the BTimint Harbor-masters and tort Warden of the Port of New-York. The respective Oommiaakms to oonssst el seven per- sons, to be appahUed by tbe Governor, the Beoretsnr or State, the tUate Controller, Treasurer and Engi. near and soriwyor. sad to bold oftoe tor five years and to receive a salary exceeding tVOO: the May. on of New-York and Brooklyn to be members of saeb Board j tba lesvacUve Bureaus to have me power of of all son. ormoatM: the OonsroUcrs Nsw-York and Broak- have, the power of appstntpisatof one person, to bs tke financial clerk of woo shall eooeet and disburse all moneys myabie to sr expended by said Onmmlsslon. Tbe KsWotNew. York sr of Brooklyn asay-st any -tatae prifar ebsnres aralnst sltasr oftfie OpmBtllssooen lo UM Oovsnor of tbs state. waosbsO deslrnate jodMaof tbe Bnpreme CXrart, not wuhm the First and Beoond Judicial 10 bear and determine tho ebarfcs. It is rrnderstood tbat this proaramoie la tbe text of tne opposition to tbo City onarter, aod It will be pressed by tbe opponents of loeal Gov- eromeul In tbe City of Kew-Tork with constant effort. THB oohunrrnsj. Mr. WOODIH presented ins resolBUonappolat- 1ns: tbe Bepnhliean movborh committees. After Its reaolnc by tbo 01erk, Senator BOVM (osoandsald. "tbatMlborepo.-t did aot OMB to be complete from too non-appearance of names sr tbe fleoators. it lay OB tho table." This motioa belog lost, Senator arose smM i "I Ibe flirt aasao oaUeOain tkoSeaMof aatood Okatnusj Mrtakn off." mittee last year, Bud did not seem anxtotu to do tbe labor again. This motion was also lost, and tbe resolution as presented was adopted. Mr. PALHMR then moved tbat tbe vacancies on the Committees be filled by tbe President of tbe Senate: tbls was adopted; and as tbe Lieu- tenant-Oovernor is not- disposed to be factions, be will on Tuesday even log next present bis views to tbe Senate. BOW MB. PBINCB VOTED. Mr. L. BBADroKD PRINCE, of Queens, desires It to be stated that be did not vote for Mr. AL- voaDfor Speaker, but oast bis ballot for Mr. of Orange. It will be recollected tbat there were two scattering for Srsu- HAB snd one for Btrgeant-at-Aims." Mr. OBEILBT, I see. denies tbat he advised the withdrawal ot PRJBOE, and tbs transfer of bis strength to bnt It Is a significant fact tbat Mr. PREICB'8 supporters, wbo were quite numer- ous until tbe arrival of Mr. GBULBT In Albany, rapidly dwindled down after that event until tbey had become so few In number, when tbe eaucus met, that Mr. PRINOE was compelled, In self-respeot, to withdraw bis name. If, as Mr. O BEE LET lays, be used bis Influence for PRINCE to tne last.be has proved himself the best lobbyist to kill off a candidate tbat every made his appearance In Albany. a. REGTJULR REPORT. SENATE___ALB ANT. Thursday, Jan. 4. Mr. BENEDICT introduced a bill giving power to Controller OREKN to raise money, for a period limited to four months, to supply defl- clenoles. and moved that tbe Senate go Into Committee of tbe Whole on the same. Agreed to. Mr. JAMES WOOD said that this bill made Con- troller GBBBH dictator of New York. Instead of four men controlling tbe floanolal affairs of the are >o have this one man. He moved to striko out the enacting olnnse. Mr. BENEDICT advocated the bill, explaining tbe necessity for It, In order to prevent going to protest tho present month. It was nec- essary for some one to have power to settle ac- counts, and Controller QEEBN bad tbe confi- dence of the people and of tbe Senators from New-York. On mouoD of Mr. BEN-EDICT, alter debate, tbe Committee rose and reported progress. Mr. ROBEBTSON presented tne petition of citi- of New-York asking for a law re-establish- ing tho oM Metrooolitan Police system for New- York, which was read and referred. Mr. MADDEN gave notice of a bill lo repeal the act preventing municipal corporations from sub- scribing to tbe stock of railroads. THB coMMrrrERe. Mr. WOODIN moved the adoption of the follow- ing Standing Committees: Bowen snd Dickinson. Messrs. D. P. Wood. Lowery, Wlnslow and Adsms. Messrs. J. Wood. Robertson, Ames and Allen. narrower and J. Wood. Lewis. Chatfleld. Baker and Mo- Gowan. Messrs. Madden. Baker. Wagner and Foster. Jtoadt and cnstneld and Dickin- son. Messrs. Benedict and Bowen. Statt Messrs, Ames and narrower. On Wlsslow and Perry and Winslow. .Erection aruT Dniiion of Tmcnt and. Messrs. Foster and Madden. AgricuKun- Messrs. McOowan and Uarrower. Commeret arm Messrs. Boberttioc, Gra- ham, Wrisnutt and Lewis. Messrs. Lownry and narrower. Puttie Welsmsn and ChaiflekL Frleilegtt ana Allen snd Perry. Woodln, Benedict, D. P. Wood and Bowen. Indian Dickinson and Allen Public Meson. Wagner and J. Wood. Messrs. Palmer, Perry, Benedict, Adams and Cbatfleld. Messrs. Adams and Welsman. foor Messrs. Foster and Adams. CAorUaofe and OwistUt-Messrs. Baker snd D P. Wood. Messrs. Graham and Madden. Ohatfleld snd Wagner. Messrs. Foster and McOowan. Inttrnal Messrs. Graham and Ames. and Pstmer. alessrs. Dickinson and Bowen. Joint Adams snd Benedict Mr. BOWEN moved thst, as (he Committees are Incomplete, they lie on the table lor the present. Lost. He then moved tbat bis name be stricken from the Committee ou Claims, as be could not serve. Lost. Mr. PALMER moved tbat Ihe President of the Senate nil up the vacancies. Curried. 8TENOOBAPHER. Mr. FOSTER moved that FHAHK P. TUTPKH bo appointed stenographer to the Senate. Cnrrled. Adjourned till Tuesday eveniug. ASSEMBLY. Tbe annual report of the Superintendent of Ibe Bank Department WM received, and laid on Ibe tnble. The House concurrent resolution providing for a recess from today to Tueeciav next, was received from the Seiiatu. amended so SB to ronascnible on Tuesday evening, and the House concurred In the amendment. INTBODUCKD. The following bills were lutroduced: By Mr. MACKAT-TO provide public lodgtnir booses In Uie City of New-York. Also, relative to appeals lo criminal caws. By Mr. Amending the Code of Procedure re- lativo to toe time of bringing salts. By Mr. confirm the title ot certain persons to real eaUta qneeUoued by reasua of alien- By Mr. the aot extouding the powers uf Bosnia of Baperruora. By If r. the charter of the village of Port RlchmoDOu By Mr. facilitate the construction ot the Lake OnUrlo Hhort Railroad. By Mr. the charter of Lock- port. By Mr. (Loan-To authorize HORACE TRACT and another (o establish a ferry across Cayngn Lake. THE NKW-roRK ELEVATED UAILWAf. A commnoloAtioB was received from ton At- torney-General, m answer to a resolution of tDe last Legislature, to the efleet (liar the legisla- ture cau repeal the obarterof tlie ElrviiLeil Rail- way Company. HesDOws tbattbe niiot incorpor- ation has a clause anthorixlng the Leiritlauiri) to alter, ameod, or repeal tbe oliarter; Lrauloa. the Constitution gives full power to do the sumo. Laid on tlie table. THB OBKBRAL SESSIONS OF NKW-TORK. Mr. HAWKINS moved that the bill to confirm tbe orders of tba General Sessions of I bo Peace in New-York be taken from me Committee on the Judiciary and referred to lue Committee of tbe Whole. Mr. ALVORD opposed the motion. It was In- augurating hasty legislation, a system under wliloh many serious evils had grown up. He hoped that bills would be properly referred to Standing Committees and voted npon in tbe regular manner. Mr. FIELDS called tbe attention of tbe Speaker to the sixty-fifth rule, wnieli requires one day's notice. He boped tbe rrjtee were not going to be violated after snob promises had been made to tbe contrary. Mr. ALDEBOEB said he might ask the gentle- man If tbe rules to which be had relerred bad not been rescinded. If he was correct, tbe House has adopted the rnlee of tho last session for its government. It gave bim great pleasure to see snon a reformation In tbe gentleman from New-York. Bills last were passed without going to a single committee, or being read. He was pleased to see the noble stand taken by tbe gentleman In defense ot tbe people's rights. Mr. FIELDS Insisted that one day's notice must be given, aud that tbe object for the suspension of the role must be stated. Wben aa spend ed last year the object was stated, and when it waa aocompllsbf d the rale went into force again. Mr. ALBKBGHt thought the rale was abolished last session altogether. Mr. FIBLDB tbonicbt tbe tonrnal of tbo House would show that the gentleman was entirely mistaken. Mr. JACOBS thought tbe only motion in order would be to move to dlssbarge tbe Judiciary Committee from tbe former oonsiderauou of tbe blU. and if tbe motion gave rise to debate tbe motion would go over for the day. Tne Speaker ruled tbat the bill was in tbe pos- session of tbe House, and tbat tbsy could do whatever they with U by a two-thirds vote. Mr. AJ.VOBJ> asked tbe Bpeaker bow be could obviate tfce Utirty-eeren th role 1 Mr. HAWsum tbe motion to gt> Into tke OoBBMttoe Whole tat> bill Mr. ttjULM gentleman would not allow bis Inpetnoaty to ride over tbe decision of tbe Cnair attd of the Honae. Ho desired an oplokto from the Chair before be rotod en Ibe gentleman's motion, and courtesy to tbe Chair and to the House required tuac tbe gentleman should, wait vita tbe bad made a decision. Mr. HAWKHHI smld be hadna dasue to dragoon Into doing asrythtnsh as gentleman did last WlatsvTWbad sire tbat tbls Honse may go on with Its bnsineai in order and decency, f would again request tbe honorable Bpeaksr to point me to the rule tbat requires, if be so decides, that a two-thirds vote carries us to a Committee of tne Wbole. Mr. STELDS suggested that as there was a wide dUTerenoe and doubt on tbe subject, it would be desirable to adjourn over to next Tuesday, lu order to give tbe Speaker an opportunity to look at me question. Mr. ALVORD rose to a question ot privilege, he said. "I deem to be an absolute violation of tbe rules of this Assembly, and one which we will repent of before we ges through with this Legislature. I believe tne decision has been made wltb honest Intestions. I. there- fore, shall not take advantage of tbe privilege ordinarily accorded under mob circumstances to aopeal from the decision of tbe Cbalr." Mr. SMTTH moved to adjonrn. The motion was pnt and declared carried. Some mnnrber called for a count, hut Mr. FIELDS exclaimed 'Too late." and tbe Speaker sujourued tiie House to Tuesday evening at o'clock. WASHINGTON NEWS. <tsMsjtiMsi Cull DisVeulty Ibe AwBrdisist mt sate New Tmmmmmllmmttf Hlm.it Special Dispatch to the New-York with tats Winter taan bo bad last. Bo did profooe to onek wblp tbat jrvntls- or Mflibon of Uo Homos. Wo eosne boro torenasdy ibe thai bad evertaton the City of Xow-Tork tba lecwlation of list wkieh ikM conOeoMn so actively order that wikssmwassastaiasd. Tbs J Me, WASHINGTON, Jan. There Is nothing new In tbe situation on tne Bpanlsb question. Tbe action of this Government depends entirely on tne action of tbe new Ministry at Madrid. So far as which necessarily lead to trouble Is concerned, there Is really less now tban for some lime past. The Hornet case is substantially disposed of. and the outrage oo the Florida is the only grave act which occasions solicitude. If It was any other nation than Spain. even that would not occasion any solicitude. Bnt tbe question Involved In tbat case is of soon a grave character that It will be an easy matter for a nation, both prood and weak ae Spam U, lo precipitate a war, by refusing tbat reparation which a much stronger nation would promptly give. Nothing can be done In this case until official information is received or the visita- tion of the Florida on tbe high sees. Then a sharp demand for an apology will be made by the Stain Department. Toe resources of diplomacy have heretofore always been snfDoient to compel the concessions wblrh have been demanded, and they may bo on Ibis occasion, especially if accompanied with a broad hint tbat the Government is ready to en- force Its demand. Everything, therefore, depends npon the Government at Madrid, which, in all II says, expresses a desire for a conciliatory policy and thin In everything" It does belles what it says. There Is nothing left, therefore, for this Government but to be ready for ant emergency tbat may arlso. In connection wltb this It may be said that tne recall of SeDor ROREKTS Is not confirmed, and tbet gentleman himself, who on Sunday deemed 1C probable enough to Indnoe him to seek a ten- ant for bis house, today deems It sufficiently im probable to Induce him to decline MAIL B-EBVICK TO EUKOI'B. There Is a sharp competition between the Wil- liams Jt Galon aod tlie Cnnard lines of steam- ships for the contract for carrying the Wednes- day's European mall. The contract bas Doen held for the last two years by tbe first-named line, and Is about ezplnng. The Ciioard line niges as a reason wby it abonld have tbe con- tract, that It makes tbe trips a day and a half quicker tban tbe Williams A Oulon. The agents of tbe latter admit that tbe Cunard boats average a day qnieker tban their own, bnt say that they have been constantly improving their time, and have now two boats which are nearly as fast as the Cnnarders, and are having two new ones constructed wblob will be still faster. They refer to tbe fact that when the Post-offlce De- partment were nnanle to obtain Ibe carriage of Ibe maUs at tbe rates fixed by law by otber companies, tbey came forward, and accepted tbe service, to relieve tho embarrassment of tbe Government They think this, as well as the further fact Ibat tbelr line, although tho vessels were built In Enaland, is owned and run by enilUe them to some special consideration, now that the contract has become more valuable. The Department acknowledges tho force of these arguments, but still thinks the question should be decided by considerations of the requirements and Inter- ests of tho public mall service, especially as Wednesdny's mall Is Ibe most Important one of the week. The Postmaster-General will ask the Committees on Commerce snd Font-offices of the Senate to take joint consideration Imme- diately upon the question, and the Interested parties will soon receive nonce to take tlicir eascR before those Committees, which will <1e cide noon the relative weight of tbn public eil- geocleR which bear npon the decision. CIVIL RIUIIT8 DILL. Tho colored people of this city are to hold ;i public meeting to-morrow ntahtat the Congre- gational Clioroh. In give ripnvwlon to their vlows of the necessity of thn of Mr. HUMMER'S Civil Klgnta bill. It eeema to be tbal claim it bad no legal existence. The Govern- ment counsel will deny the jnrlsdtotioo of the Bnpreme Court, and if this plea u not sustained, will argne tbat tbe Jury was properly organ- lied. Tne case is entirely new In the Conrts snd the decision will be looked for wltb much interest.___________________ RIOT AT ROCHESTER.. Farther AUcnsvl to Dlslwrb the Pcsice -Mllttsu-r Bull ROTHKHTKB, N. Y., Jan. reigns m the vicinity of the jail, and did all night. The po- lice and military do not permit Catherines of people In Exchange and other streets leading to the Jail. Tbe feeling against tbe mllltarv is suit siding, and. as testimony comes in. It Incomes clearer tbat the military were attacked with stones and pieces of wood on the fatal night, and even pistols were flred at them. The mill tary and police are still oo duty, and will re- main so for the present A man named KOTK. WILL, who knocked a soldier down was, tale murnlng. sent to the Penitentiary for III months. HOWARD, the negro, still umiHts thst he is innwx'Dt; bis victim la mnmt-d in be Improving Two of the wounded are COM sulered lu critical situations, but hojx-B are 1-11 leriainwl thai they will reiovcr Tfirte P. If FlowAHD, the negro. Is lu lie ar ruin nod In Coon on Monday of it No more oulDrcnkn have occurred up to tblH hour Uidnight Everything ban reinaliii'il quiet Since last dlnpatcb. It was announced in ttif evening that the rainerublr HOWAIID would I'o lakcu Into Court aud OD Monday neit. It wan to almost a certainty that if ibis was doue an sttemnl would made to shoot tbe negro If Ibe neero was killed all the people wonld be aatlHflcfl, bnt tnst not Lave txwn tlie end of H. lunocrnt nartlee, those upholding the matesty of tbo law. would have bren klllnl. The antborltles realised tnie. and every orcaxlon for further sbedtllng of blood bas boen removed HowABDlsnot In this city at this hour. Tne severest penalry of the law hasbeuQ passed upon him, and be Is now outof the reach of tbeinoli and of tbow who seek bis life. A Rllrpnsed popu tare will awake to-morrow morning lu Irarn this faol. HOWARD ban bis crime, but re fuses to glva tbo drulls of the borrlbln Tbe tide of good feeling Is rapidly running to the side of the military. Toe evidence IWorf the Coroner's Jury will put the military in a better condition than ther stand nl prriu-nt The mlllury will be dtscbsrgecl from duly to morrow morning. RUSSIA. hy Primer, CiwrSMbakesT ihr Csitsusimr Tbtsihs Therr BBS Bevsi VTmmt mt ihr the Caltcd Htatesi. LONDON, Jon. Pnnee OORTSCIIAKOKP. in a recent eommnnlcatlcn to Mi. CUHTIH, the Amencan Minister at St. Petersburg, annoLooes tbat the Russian Government has concluded to recall Mlnlnter CATACATT from Washington. Prince GOBTSCBAKOrr wntes that tbudlfflenlty arose and cnlminated dnnng his absence from thn Capital. iDstrnetlouR have bfvo to Mr. CATACAZT to transfer the lyegattuo at Washington to othsr bands and mum to Ht Petersburg. The Pnnee says he oannoi but regret that some of the correspondence which passed in regard lo the matter at WaaDincton appesrod to wanting In tbe retptri dne to a representative of the Hiiulan Empire. lie continues "He shall con slder tho conduct of Mr. tlir rmaty fur the erttlrment of tlie Alabama clnlins In terms of the blfflii st praisn, noil iwlvn catrd an alllaooe between (ireat Knlsln and tbe United Htatns The in-xty and (lie Atucrlran rlnlmn onder It are the lidding topics of tbe public (uuruals at Ihe present lime The Atfrrrlitrr ulone oppoaos the trnily It declanu tbat tbr KngllsD Commisnlonrn) haro out wltted, that Kugland Is bound hand and foot, aod If the Genera Board should award to tlie Uulted Stales all they pfleosively claim wsr would be lens Injurious to Kngland than settlement. A d snatch from Handnngham reports oontinned Improvement In the condition of the Prince 01 WALKS. The fevenahntsa wltb which be has been troubled at nigfu is, to a great degree, subsiding, sod the temperature of his system In tho day lime Is that of perfect health. Tbe appetite of the I'rlnoe ronllnnns good I'ARIH, Jan. It Is annonncnd that the Duke D'AUMALJE intends making, at an earl) dsy. a political tour through the Central and Western Departments of France. Tbe PoeVofftoe UM nsil durlosr the su OMSithe eodlaf Dee. j. OT1. w stiles of MwroilNAsU oesaptsted witbla tbat Uwe. nOBMUtirB the Wsiysie, lad. Special Ditpatch to the New-York FORT WAYNK, lad., Jan. BAJIR'B hv- ery stabls in tbla city today. Chief of Police PATBICV assaulted Dr. T. THAOia wltb a cane, sinking him several blows on the arms and bead, kaooklng bin to tbe floor. THACKJTB drew a revelver, flred three shots in quick sneeeeslon at McOKB, one entering nsar the ot the heart produced Instant death. THACKXX gars himself np and is now in Jail. The tromble arose from an old fend. Tbe affair causes eoonderablo exoltamant, both being prominent elttsens. McQsB has been on tbe foree sixteen years, and nas considerable wealth. TBLACKBB is highly respected and tbe aot is considered jwtinoMe. Trouble in Organizing the Semite and Assembly. Gor. Warmolh and Officials Otber Prominent Police aad Military Callfd Into Rcqui- aJUoo by Bofb Pardon, Contest Between Two Claimants for the Speakership. Apprehensions of a Blor flict Today. Con- Great Eicllfment City of Throuehoul the Special Duoatch to the New-York Times- NKW-ORI.KANH. J.in. 4 -This iijorijniK .111 afMcl.ivtt was luiuli- iji-to-i- u <l r I mu DilMlonpr. cbergiutf tin rrnor. fuiirHuii-S s knnwn ax tiie Y it forci-inciit aci Vi.irr.ihU W.TC Iwncd Bt o' mtloa a nidlKiD v. us ilei larlnx CAUT STINTXJS, uf lluasli rp, un scatrd, as wen- 1) and 1. I' I.ASAllMLHE, uf Maruns, I- J. rVn-KU. of W A nl Hublue. and others, wLo wen> tljr i pui In their Ihls d uf CAH- TI.U'H friends uisili> i he njajuntj ID tflc Aull Wurniiilh At KH u'clm-k Uii> Wuriuiuli tne lu ber s from Hi PI r lo Qonitr. and sUortl) tcr tin ij no ruin of tlir wan liroki'ii uji Vid vht-, liTk uf IDr miide a written rfjoit uf tLe whole mutu-r lo the 4'nior 1 n cuing the W aruiotfi Uirtu- iM'mnf tin- llo.ibc ui-Hfinhli'il aud have pliiret] 1 (i uf I. t n a <1 r.it. in the cluiJr. Tbut uortlDii of ti.p aie uuw ID HCASIUII Tlirrc- wns no ijuoruuj of tor t lie alleged recusant nicrLbirs utill out In Uio or Stinrw In rp vise Kcpuri suye K v- eral mrintiprn of the wen; boiiKDl bj flu- Vrunuutu p.irly from the art< r side. Ibe prices from ts.'.oo u) lluu.o. Ufio boDurublc cuiption wus tliat ol ll HAUUUTII hiw unlcred thfl I'dllpe to lake djurjcc of Hi'' arsenal "numntjk' tlie arjis uf Ll.n ruiored militia, QHrtor uiuuiuml of Col J I.KW- If, and Hie wbiir lull It lu an- ornlorvd to remly furdut> U) morrow Tne Krpublitun sayi (j< n. Liu jirorniiliced tlic of and roufpdi'raVct) rero- lilluinar) aud void 1 Ue eiclUMLelit all tnruukB tlluiltj In lut< nnc And a hcnoiiH IK i L- IIM! Hutu s'llcs of llir roi.- u luliiic IMI lios BIT (leHijiTatP aixl detrrmlm loiter TUP WariijiKti at the nxn'tii g uf tb< lloiiiu- U1 n K'lil iinncuted RCVITS. <'ari< r iu i h K as Cjn .iki i I y a D' f iiut of 5J I licie ari tv.o ('in JM.- pi h of I he II iiiHe MAINE. I .r-'TA, Mi Jan ai. Perbsiws the KtsKr 4 (Jov I'KUIIAM w.ts IIIBUCllrUtell ill fllH a word uf Intnxlnrtlun ttio cciKTal railonal tup Coveroor olli cl Hftru'lon to tin' eihllnl ol UJP nn ss BiTfn in tbe Treasurer's '1 n in are an to luw or llir I'ublirdi bi I. I'ubln diM I Hinklng fnnil in Hie 1 riinn-j Caflh In the Trtvisi rv dfvlucUuK sliAliiK fund and casli In TreanurT 1 nut fuiiila. eicloali e nt ilie i AupruonsUuns uii'li li> II.r Lut turr Ajnuantof warrantM ilravtij Uaiance teujHlu UK c JV UC <n< nr M7 vli TXLBOBAPHIO Offlolal advwee from lavahan. Persia, show ttat the tamtno ia Persia ooBtlnnes. Prtddent Ghuurr left, yesterday, for Pbila- ooiBkta, to tkore aui Monday. A stock of otwtliqBaka to reported Shrf nnll stsiilsnlt TsttOfii) lasiiln Tfco oxoentioB of of LKKMsm will Won taks plaee. RWAjf, BcimbUeao, was yeaterday eloeiosllpeator of tbs Pausylvaala AaaU. TbooAdalOOAVBMof too in to f lag u lAorktvawut for His. 1OII KH I.ViJ IT. M.OSI In runerijilen e uf 1 lit rtxiucUon of 1114 debt durlUK thu your, and ttie resultliiR tluii of lutcrest itui ttii- fn anurej recomuieiuU a reduction of tin Ui fur 1HTJ of four ami trillls 1'i-t dollar of valuation Tl Governor reoouiiiiLiidb tlie rlKld economy ill all appropnailiiun for ib linlli bruiichen of lln> elected uf BUto, (ii.ni.uK O HTALT, Attor- ney-General. 11 I'.F.KI) K II Ml'UHil, Land J'AKKKII I' Id n- l-llilll A bill ID AUHiorze rerlMili low UK ami cititts to md lu tbu couitiiiii I on of the Kooi Kailroad v, a> d U> i iu> bo in brandies orjs TleaiBcr. .l.1-, Md.. JuJi. 4 The cuuipleltxl its orguuiiation In UIP, HBSET BNTDI K, of Baltimore, wu Prtxldrnl. and Arm U ASDOWAT, of AIH 0 Arnuflel Countv. Beorttjiry In me iloiiM, A. 1' MoBJion. of. Howard C-uuniy, its rlpctno aad MILTUH Y Kn n. of Crcll Couuty. all iJeoiorr iU. Tbe QoTemor's message was not sect to Uio Leirtslalure today, but is onbllshed in a Balti- more evenlns" Tne debt ol Jhe on Bept 30, 1871. wu 81.19 beld productive aasett to the amoont of t7 ill; leavlns- Ibe Htute dpht IL ad-li- tioo to productive, tbs State Holds rxm pro- duo'irn slock and amouatlUR to over of which Is In stork, boods and of ire Cbesapeoke and Onio Canal Company, wbitb, for nearly a quarter of a century, have txpea looked apon as worthless hnl as strowu tue Coorpany's returns within tbe Isst two r'srs, and with similar remits in tbe fntnrn. tbr State will soon be In reoslpt of yearly revsoue from tils source. lo to tbe <sluralitia of neirrons. Ihe Oovnrnor aays thst itio total asoount of iaiM paid by the colored people Is sat for tbe support of colored bu( Ibis amount is so small ss to be pracMcalij wortaless. Iks HAVANA, Jan. steamer ar- rived at Ifasoao OB tbs Mtb ulu tae ker forcMpsoast. Alter repalrUui she tad san oo UM alt., followed br tbs Bpaui.n BBB-bosl nambntor, wtilob, after tbe oj a f i w hours, rvtnrBcd SFAPERl

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