San Antonio Express, December 14, 1865

San Antonio Express

December 14, 1865

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San Antonio Express (Newspaper) - December 14, 1865, San Antonio, Texas it- I i j' 14, BTATB to vault of y wiw'iiniil to been 'jlgst' of 'stolen, rii po I" tho office were Broken open in 180G, that the. vault could order to.prosqrvo tho which arc very oxpon- It wan' thought' best to tako out the atqrio h pvcr. the doofy when tho vault euuld' bq'cn- jUs'rbU through the V, this, State 'formed us thnt the inner lock, the key of which wai niiWng. ooold bfl taken 'off, whim, tho jjtb6r This" into the vault hours labor by n with' all ho required. The uryh boon'renewed, and thei vault is'nu'su- n8 it was originally. Tlio only ortsiolcs of value found in'tho vault, 'wWcli bolong'ti) tho'StatCi wore a Hmnll lot ffociP, some 10'] 'cent, intercut bearing State and some bonds of railroad companies, 'iflveh'tdtho Bohool fund. tTlio specie consisted of Mexican dot- oo 713 05 37 80 1007 valued ntC5c. I "hammered valued nt OOc. (iiiiiftorsi valued nt 20o. 1 C.) t: '-I1 He IB ouUtiqil to a Q, Louisiana buuk the credit of the Acconnta named, below: oehoil Pnnd, CbuDtyTai, it...i. i .7 Ml.) .afterwards over Government. The balance of thiii specie, 702 !iO was uHod by Hobards in paying'n guard for'tbo protection- of 'the State property at AU8- ifwati taken .possession of by tbcngcnta of GOD. Granger. KTATE CKNT noHnn.- Sixteen State thou-' !u. sand dollars each, bearing 8 per. cent, intercut, were ismiod un- der an act approved 20 March, 1801, hundred ami seventeen' Stato' bonds, for ono thousand dollars each, drniving n. like; interest, were issued .under an act ap-. ,.j. ,proved 8th April, Suv- J. lust bondH.werq i returned nudiaru in the treasury. Ono WIVB found mutilated tinio thu tbo Troasu- office was broken: open, and in the This loaves in circulation 8flO, 800 000 There arc coupons of. duo prior to. 1805, atili (Outstanding and-.unpaid, aui'g to Coupons of these bonds duq 1st of July, 1805, and Int. January, sistocii bonds'ftbovc named .were is- tod winder "an act to. for.tho funding of tho debt contracted for ,tho protoction of tho frontier, approved 20th'March, .'1801 j: nnd the. treasury warrants surrondcrod.and doncelled'for ,he8o alUgivon for liabilitioi.of the Stato inourwl haveboouin toii wlion ilo' Fur boddigivoiinfor ,coL'ccted.qn railroad bpud', un- dor'act approved Ifitirjfovcni- For Statti; bond given' for Uterest collitctod on r.iilrcud bouds, tin- der acts approved Dqccm- For 0 interest on two'boirjH'frbm inth i interest'bearing'State Treasury received -foi money duo to, school including tho interest-- to tho time they wore received, 00 88 00 1.1 93 -v; 05 'i -'STATE'nKnt ro rran. 1 Under an net approved 3lst January, 'CO, the United Status bonds, -with tho intcrcstfouoiuod thereon, boluuging to this fund, were directed to bo sold, and tho proceeds used for. State ac- count, to bo replaced as soon us that amount shou'd come into the- Treasury. Bonds'and In- terest WcVo'sold amounting to 02 Forupcelc derived 'from university 'io land sales, used for inilcago and pay nf utliuc.ts mid mombnrs.of :'j' .cxtra.Bcssion oj1.8th Legislature r, was directed'.to bo ro- ''placed', _ ._ 'For specie from university land sales' used to purchase supplies 'for troops on tho frontier, under ,nn act approved 8th and directed .to bo replaced, For specie from university hind sales'1' 1 used for contingent expenses of nnd directed to bo replaced, 40 For 10 per .cent. Interest bearing Treasury Warrants, including interest to time of payment, re- "'j ecived for university land sales 30 For Treasury Warrants received for. v "-tniiversi.ty landisalus, 4l For Confederate notes university, laud 48 Of the other 017 State wcro II ll I Illflf llnilliil i __ ___ Jiiuiury. opcra- tionsj'ES were used in pnylnguIoTts'contraotod uiulorth'o authority of tho Gonvointion'ofi 1801, nnd 204 wore used in. funding Stato warrants. Mr. J.i W. Howard, lato chief clerk In the Comptroller's office, and Mr. John O'Gormnn, IIRVO, at our request, made n cnreful cxnniina- lion of.nil the State ..warrants surrendered and. canceled nnd .their report) is-hcrmvith submitted, from which it npponrH iJiuL only 0" of these warrants wuro'is- uod for Stuto liabilities incurred prior toahc 2d of that of -thorn were for mileage and per diom ol members of the Lcgis- latuic, nnd U8 wcra-for other olvtl ex- penditures'of the government, all subsequent to the 2d of March, Ml, nnd Ofi for mill, tnry claims subsequent to the 'March, 'Cl. Tho result is that O'it.flho eonsidc- ration of these bonds in for liabilities incurred before the 2d of. Murcili, 01, for civil uxponditiireB after that date, and military expenditures thnt .date. It may bo said that the old Military Hoard paid into tho treasury Homo.of tho Coutoderato notes they rccoived from .the sale of a portion' of'thcse' bouds, Imt the piiid in :AVBS much less than they droA-fr'oui the treasury..) PEK CENT. HTATE om the to obtained; it is ostlnja- od that there-lit yet duo of this description'of 'ebt about BUB TO Tlin.MILITIA. I Tho militiii havo been -in service, nt'diflurcnti imeo, since.tho commfmceniKiit. of thp ruhullion, iinler from tlio Governor, and it. is osti- unted tlinf, for their Hcrviccs nnd siipplicn, there' ro yet outfat'andiiig claims nihountinir to about PAY or HOLntEHB AND SUPPUCS VOU Tltr.lir.- Thora are in tho Comptrollfr'u office nbout rolls, a'portion of which hnvo been paid; and itiis known tiro other rolls.not yet cturncdi Tlitwo.rollH nrq for frontier. Hcrviao, joth before and during .the' rebellion, ami for. thof troops before they were mustered iiito tho iJonfedcrato service. .Some of these pny rolls inve been examined by Mr. Patrick O'Gormnn, hicf clerk In tho Treasury office, a very compo- ontjudgu of such mutters, and he that t will icquirc, to'pay nll-tho cl.iims oiitslniiding f this description, including claims for the sup- ily and transportation of these troops, about We think his estimate a safe one. CONPKnnilATfi NOTKS ON IIAND. There are on hand Confederate notes uf tho now issue, nnd certificates for issue, to tho .mount of 54. Tbcro has the Treasury, at nil times or the lout thnec years, enough Confedcrnto notes to redeem all tho outstanding trensury vttrrnntH, if tlicy hud been presented; but tho inldcrs hnvo held'them buck, with theexpectn- ion of ultimately getting something belter in nyinont, although tho State promised nothing jcttorwhen they, wore.issued. If thesonro here- after to bo paid in money, then it is but jimt that lie Stato should assume and pay the amount f Confederate notes that havo been placed to he credit of the several special funds, nnd not deluded in the foregoing statement of Stato lobt, viz: Amount placed to tho credit of the School in Confederate notes, for otic-tenth of tho on- 'iiunl'revenue derived from .tax- ation, posses- sion of 0. II. Randolph, in spe- cie, belonging to this fund, whan tho Stato government ccnsod itu oporntloui, KBC11GATKD USTATKS, 00 00 00 .There should have been in tho possession of C- II. Itandolph, in specie, belonging to this 'mid, the Suite government cnascd opera- tions, 71. COCSTY TAX'FUND. There should have bcnn in possession of C II. 'Randolph, In spcuio, belonging to this fund when the State government ceased operations. 01. ai'KCIALLOAN TAX. Thoro should havo been in possession of C IT. Haiidolph, in specie, to tho credit of this lout when the Stato government ceased operations 11. AHHESHOim' fKEa. There should havo been in tho possession o C. II. specie, to of this when tlicStutc goverjjnicntccuscd ope rations, 00. rity Ph'll CENT. 1NTKIIE8T IIEAUINU TIIEASt'IlY WAIIUANTH. No'rcgistcr dan bo found In the office of the number and amount of war rants'issued but from, tho host dutii to. bo ob iH.boliovod tlmt tho whole amouut is sued wim about dollars, and tlicrc arc still outstanding about dollars, including interest to 1st TUKA8UI1V WAnnATTTH OUTHTAXDlNO. It appears by a report of tho Comptroller, thn there wore treasury warrants outstanding on th 31st Augnst, '03, to tbo amount of 00 There has been issued, since 3lst of August, '03, 37 37 There.has been paid in and canceled since tho 3lst Amount No dcscriptivo. register liaving been kept thoso paid in and cancelled; it is impossible say what proportion of those outstanding war rants were issued for tho ordinary civil cxpon ditures of tho government, nnd what for pur poses connected with thq robolliou. It may .anfely be iassumed, that, tho whol amount outstanding wus issued subsequent t the 2dof March, 'Ul.' There appears to have been treasury warrant drawn for tho support of tho soldiers' families U about the amount of since the 2d o Tbo ngtual amount of these outstanding war rants, that wcro drawn .for civil expenditures nnd for purposes connected' with tlio war, cu only bo ascertained by taking an account of th cancelled werranta and i comparing it with th Tim maritime provinces will oppose it l-Vcndi in Montiviil to :tliq Cainula to lu-'rr'n wi .front Port Frank .'tlio miiidcior rivod from Himtsvillc to cldvort t oral mill llio .loiirnal nJ Cluult Ol J bj heirs, To tho-crcdit. of County .Tax fund, 07 L'o the credit of Assessors' Fees, To the credit of Special Loan Tax, in'Confederate notes, 7.013 00 415 00 wcro IOSM involved disps'trouji firu whicli tho Yonic, act nppn tho iliqory lhac; .wnr ended. It IM prccisnly tlic g round occupied by the Pics'i'ilctit of'tlic'Dc- p-trUnctUsof- tho not vet discharged, have lopratodly: Mc- mnndcd their discliiirgo iii compliance AVilji their terms of ciiliHtmcut, hlo reply, is.ltlui cloinlcTho holdH, in rcfrf- 01, co to the puynv.'iit of lioiiiitirJi, thct .the war still 'I'liu lie protects tin) (KH'dinen ilic .hayonct, dws it with (lie theory that the' war 'has not In an end; enough lias not yot ul.'ip.scd to satibfy President and Congress that the people of the South nrc steadfastly loyal.. Tho hews of stipprusMon of (hc.Ja- innicn rehollion IH-UII 'received. WASIII.VIITON, The tuxt of.tbc Con- vention concluded 1'nince Mexico, to regulate tho 'conditions of thfutiiy of Krunch tiocpt in Mexico, for the purposes otnus- taining and cunnolidating the new erupiir, dono nt tin; Cuitlu of -ifiramiicr, the day of April, 18IM, that tin; French nt prunent in Mux'ico, shnll be' possible to n men, 'in- chiding foreign legion. This torpn, inordtr to Hnfcgmird the intciotts which led to the inter- vention, shall rcmnin temporarily in Mexico, on certain conditions; among1 tlfcni. thnt the Frcneli troops ithnll evacuate Mexico in. the Kmpuror of Mexico hlmll bujablo to orgnniio the troops necessary to. tlictn. The foreign legion in the service of France, composed ol' men, shnll, nevi-rthclcw, re- main in Mexico six years afi'or all the other French troops shall hive been rcciHc'l. Frotii l'lat the legion nhnll into jviut survieu.oX the .Moxioan Ciovcnuuunt, wliinli tliii ri-bt of 'nllrMginc tlnf do- nntion nnd cmployniuiit of the foreign legion In 00 00 DKIIT Or TUB UKI'UllUC or TUXAH. There is a considcrablu amount of tho debt of tho late Republic still duo, whieh Ims been ad- mitted by tho State, and made for Its payment. Tim amount so admitted and appropriated for, but not yet paid, is about 013 23. All the money, bonds nnd coupons herein mentioned, as having come into tho possession of tho Provisional Government, havo been placed in tho Stato Treasury. TELEG'RAPHIC. There reportedy tliu .Mexican government at the mint of fdr the whole dotmtiouuf tlm 'expedition down to the of .Inly, 1804. The stun to bcur ntcrcHt at the rale of three.per cent.per the Iht of July nil tlio cxpcnuc of the Mcx- can army be at the chmgc of The above i.i given merely to show what wnntlie originally declnn-d pnrposo of Nnpolcon in monarchy in Mexico, ami cunditionn 'n part upon he futtiUlied mnterial amiit- anci1. Novombor bill been drawn up i ere for to Congretm. on tho'flint lay of the NOSMUII, prnpoving n new orhunio .of estonitinn. It prnvjdcN for tin- appointment'of n Governor by the President for each State Into- ly in rebellion. The Governors sn appointed are to have the power appointment of all execu- tive and ing to thu of the Stnte in force nt tho tinio of bin entering the office, except such laws or may II.ITC been partned bv a Legis- lature nnd co-operating with the so- called Confederate government after the passage of the ordinance of noce-tnion iu such State. Governor in further authorized to orgnnizo courts in accordance with the old laws of tho State, snd all tho nre to have the same force ns laws, llu in to open n registry, whnro nil qualified votfrs- imir liu rogisterwl on taking it utringuiit onth of iillcgianci1. are tjiou to fleet a-Lrgislatmv, who provide consti- tution, on whicli Congri'MH4 !H to decide. If adopted by Congress1 nil rnilitnry restriction ou said State is to abandoned. AN KxTUAuiiuiNAiiy follow- ing i wonderful ittory, we find related .in ci- change: A woman named Bbiisier, nt Champlitc, (llanto Snonc, bus an extraordinary tal- ent for killing vipcm, She "discovers thoirio- trcM by her sense of Hindi, and tbcn them to tbo surface of tho ground by the aid of n liquor of her own composition. On their ap- proach iho Hquirts on their bcadi A small portion of the liquor, whicli stifles them, to they easily killed. Hot ween thu 1st of May nnd 10th of September of the nho destroyed of those for which she received 8l8f. 50c., the pieiniuni .for tho of vipers being centimes each. The.other night at Richmond tlioy. had a wonderful motrorie inhibition. ;Forfivo lioun tho licnvomi wore lit up by iiinumcrnblo Hturs, ficqucntly leaving behind them trails brilliant as to light up the stte'eU for several ic- coiidi. In Iowa there are