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Cincinnati Commercial (Newspaper) - January 16, 1870, Cincinnati, OhioYol. Xxx no. 138. Cincinnati. Us Day morning. January 16, 1870. Price Fite cents. Europe. France. Personal Paris tranquil. Paris january 15.�?general Garibaldi passed through Paris yesterday on his Way to London. Ledru Rollin will soon return to France and on his arrival will Institute proceedings before the High court of Justice to recover damages for the family of Victor nor. The City is tranquil. London january 15.�?private letters received from Paris to Day mention the restoration of Tranquillity and the absence o excitement or uneasiness. Violation of the press Laws. Paris january 15.�?the government authorities announce their intention to bring action against the proprietors of the Reform As a Rovo Lutlo nary Organ for a violation of the press Laws. That paper has violently attacked the government lately. Two journals in the provinces will also be proceeded against immediately for the same cause. Paraguay. End of the War Lopez a wanderer. Lisbon january 15.�?the regular mail steamship from Rio Janeiro arrived to Day bringing later intelligence from Paraguay. Dispatches previously received announcing the flight of Lopez and the termination of the War Are fully confirmed. It Senius that Lopez did not Retreat toward Bolivia. He was last heard from wan Der lug with a few followers about the deserts of the brazilian provinces. England. A loan introduced. London january 15.�?the London Panama and South Pacillo 6bmpany s loan was introduced to Day. The books Are to close on the 22d instant. _ Austria. A minister dead. Vienna december 15.�?baron von Beok minister of finance is a Marine news. Queenstown january 15.�?the steamships Nemesis Aud Manhattan from new York have arrived. Liverpool. January 15.�?neavy gales along the coast Conti Ude and news of disasters to shipping is constantly coming to hand. The following reports have been Reo Elved of disasters the Glen cons from san Francisco for Liverpool. Expense used heavy weather on the 7th, shifted cargo and was badly damaged. The ship Kevil Worth. From new Orleans december 13. For Liverpool was totally lost off Patrick a causeway. Eight of the Crew were saved. The Faban Martin from Falmouth for Philadelphia suns at sea on the 31st of december. No particulars. Financial and commercial news. Bond and Stock markets. London january 15�?evening.�?consols for Money is account 92s american securities quiet. Five Twenty Bonds of 1362, 87 1865s, old 86?j ten forty Bonds 84 v stocks quiet Erie 17� Illinois Central 114 Atlantic and great Western 24v Paris january 15.�?bourse closed Dull general markets. Liverpool january 15.�?cotton firmer with sales of Uplands at and Orleans at 11 he. Sales 15,000 Bales. Breast urls unchanged. Provisions Dull except Bacon which advanced to 2s. Other articles urn changed. London january 15.�?tallow quiet at 46s. Havre january 15.�?colton quiet. Antwerp january 15.�?petroleum firm. M Mississippi. Political affix Irso the governorship and Ike Scialo ships. Special Telegram to title commercial. Memphis january 15.�?the ledgers Jackson Mississippi correspondence says the legislature will not hold a session longer than to adopt the fourteenth and fifteenth amendments. A recess will then take place until Congress decides upon the admission of the state. A meeting of republicans to nominate United states senators was hold on wednesday. They agreed on James Alcorn for the Long term Ames for the Short term and r. M. Flournoy for the unexpired term. It also says that As the governor general Alcorn will to liked by the people both conservatives and republicans it is very Likely that if he does not become senator a split will take place in the party. The correspondent however thinks Alcorn will not accept the senator ship As he acknowledges there Are More responsibilities in the of Floe of governor now than Ever before known in the history of Mississippi and of course More honors May be derived from that office than in those of senator. The people desire him to hold on to the Helm of the state Aud aet the part of the True statesman. _ the fifteenth amendment ratified the Sanntoro hips. Special Telegram to the commercial. Jackson miss., january 15.�?the fifteenth amendment has Boon passed in the state legislature with Only one dissenting Volee. A joint session will probably elect United states senators on monday. General Alcorn is not a candidate. General Ames and general Eggleston Are the prominent names. General Ames friends confidently assert he will to elected for the five year term and general Eggleston or w. R. Flournoy for the one year. Memphis. Contested a eat fire demo of a pay engr police trouble a Vian Vlis Ning. Special Tell Sam to the commercial. Memphis january 15.�?Hon. John w. Left wich started for Washington yesterday where a he will renew the contest for the seat of Winfield Jerusalem Smith whose history was recently Given by the commercials Washington correspondent. Lewis it pc budded a brewery near Paducah was totally destroyed by fire on tuesday right. Loss �?�60.000 insured for $3,000. A passenger named James f. Ward an invalid who went aboard the Continental at the Mouth of red Riveres to route to St. Louis died on wednesday. His remains were brought Here and interred. It is supposed he was from Wythe Ville Virginia. The metropolitan police of this City have obtained an injunction restraining the police. Commissioners from paying Over the funds on hand to City and claim about $750 each As due them for depreciation of police scrip with which they have heretofore been paid. It will be remembered the legislature recently repealed the Law organizing the metropolitan Force of this As Well As other cities in the state. The Foroe Hare went out of commission on the 6th. The Oase will be argued next week. David Cochran a Large land owner who was reported to have a considerable amount of Money on his person suddenly and mysteriously disappeared from this City last night. No Trace of him has yet been found. It is feared he has been foully dealt with. A St. Louis judgment rendered protective Tariff organisation Hie hop la Nigga a col lege land script state Patas investigation. St. Louis january 15.�?alex. Martin referee to adjust the Aero cuts of we. J. Kribben treasurer of the Western Boatmen s benevolent association Chargi d with embezzlement and against whose Bondsmen suit has been pending a Long time rendered judgment to Day of $20.716 in favor of the plaintiffs. The protective Tariff association perfected its organization to night by electing a full list of officers. A meeting will be held on monday night at which speeches for and against Protection will be made. The Western watchman a Catholic journal in this cite in reply to statements made a Chicago to auers that Bishop Duggan is confined in some ecclesiastical institution for maladministration of the affairs of the diocese says the Bishop is positively insane and of fined in an Rusalo As Luin in this City. A state labor Mission has been formed Here. The lower House of the Missouri legislature passed a concurrent Resolution memorializing Congress to convert the agricultural College lands apportioned to this la Tate to the use of the common school fund. The special committee to investigate the affairs of the Penitentiary report Many damaging things against various officers of the prison also against auditor of state Thompson. Much feeling exists and abusive cards against the committee Are published. Georg i a. Political matter. Sri Cial Telegram to the comm Recial. Atlanta ga., january 15.�?evidence in two of the perjury cases was taken before the military Board to Day. A committee of five democrats and five republicans presented a Long protest to general Terry against the extreme measures of the radicals. General Terry said to would do nothing himself but sent the protest to Washington. Western associated press telegrams. Atlanta ga., january 16.�?in the court of inquiry to Day pleas were entered by the defendants counsel against the jurisdiction of the court As subversive of the right of the defendants and of the civil tribunals Aud claiming that Congress never intended to Confer the prerogative upon the military Power to interfere in such manner with the reorganization of the state. The court was engaged All Day in examining witnesses. New Yolk. Bail new failure a sergeant at a run Orihue after fit Nenese criminal Zvelf tintype metting match explosion a foreign new a fire. New York january 15.�?Hon. A. M. Clapp in a private letter to a gentleman in this City referring to the special dispatch sent from Washington which stated in subs Tahoe that the investigation of the reports As to the office of congressional Printer is said to show that from $100,000 to $150,000 have been recklessly used says that so tar from this being True the fact is that no charge has been made to Congress of any character whatever against him and hence no investigation has taken place. He says the whole affair is a conspiracy to Damn him without trial. The creditors of George Underhill who met this morning Learned something regarding their affairs. Since the discovery of j. A. Underhill a Deal cation much sympathy was expressed for the losses of the Firpi and every disposition was shown to accommodate them. A Cash deficit of $23,000 has thus far been discovered and Oil and mining stocks securities to the amount of $215,-000 have been found in or. Underhill a private drawer. These Are dearly All worthless at present. It is not Likely Par value was paid for these stocks but their Purchase doubtless Cost a Large sum. As every entry will have to be examined which has been made within the last five years a Long time will be required for proper investigation. In the meantime the firm Are sending to All their correspondents a statement of their respective accounts with a request that it be examined Aud if necessary credit. The known debts of the concern foot up about $580,000. Their Stock is valued at $600,000. They will pay fifty or seventy five cents on the commercial says Charles a. Lord in the dry goods Trade has been compelled to suspend through having endorsed paper of Debost Brothers. Mcdonald it pc Mccauley Woolen jobbers Aro also reported suspended., the Erie strikers have information that there will be a general strike along the line on monday unless the company reinstate the discharged men of Wiloh there seems to probability. The woman suffrage convention to Day resolved that political enfranchisement would make women More self reliant Aud Able Aud probable Harmony Between the sexes. The assessors of internal Revenue Here have agreed that the Law requiring tax payers on the annual list to make returns during March and april instead of May Aud june should be enforced. The sergeant at arms Ordway of the United states House of representatives is Here to subpoena witnesses for the committee on banking relative to the Gold investigation. It is reported an injunction is to be applied for restraining the Lake Shore Railroad company from paying dividend upon its Stock upon the ground that the Money for the purpose had been borrowed. The Rumor is not authenticated. Copeland the alleged principal in the conspiracy to defraud the merchants National Bank has surrendered himself and Given bail. Oakley cashier of the merchants Exchange Bank has also Given himself up and been bailed in $10,000. Upon the deficiency of $150,000 the Bank will realize$15,000 upon the tobacco owned by Cornelius Oakley which they have taken Possession of. The inquest into the homicide of Conrad or ter Loher on new years Day. In Norfolk Street trades his death to Morris Kehn aged eighteen years the father being an accessory. Both were commuted for trial. The boy admitted the stabbing Bate claimed it was done in self defense. The steamers Cuba and Lafayette have arrived from Europe. A Type setting Mitch will probably be arranged Between George a. Barber of Cincinnati and George Ahrensburg of new York. The boiler of the Steamer Parthena exploded in Long Island sound on thursday. Two engineers were scalded so that they subsequently died and the vessel was badly damaged. A special Cable dispatch from London to Day contains the following items a the London Tablet states that the majority in the ecumenical Council favouring infallibility is 783. A the Paris correspondent of the times states that the government will not Avail itself of permission of the Chambers to prosecute Rochefort. A a a a squad of police in Cork were fired at yesterday while attempting to capture a deserter. Considerable excitement ensued. A thirty of the Paris notes of wednesday were to Day sentenced to prison. A extensive Republican preparations for a demonstration Are being made for the reception of Ledru Rollin at Paris. A the proposed changes in ecclesiastical discipline were debated by the ecumenical Council _ Georgia. Oath withdrawn application for removal of Diou Bailif Iez. New York january 15.�?a special dispatch from Atlanta the 14t.li, says the Senate met this morning. Collier who took the oath on the 10th, having made application to withdraw his oath setting Forth that it was made under misapprehension and party pressure was allowed to withdraw and by a vote of the Senate his name was dropped from the Roll. The Board of of filers appointed to inquire into the eligibility of members allowed the Dame of Collier to pass. Collier was judge of the inferior court before the War and participated in the rebellion. Seventeen democratic members of the House and three democratic senators who were in the old organization and at that time took the oath declaring themselves All eligible have made written applications to be relieved of their political disabilities and refuse to yield to party pressure Aud take the oath at this time. A Winnipeg. Sioux on the War path excitement at Pembina. Chicago january 15.�?a letter from Pembina dated the 3d, announces to at the Sioux Lucians at that time were within three Miles of fort Garry and informed parties sent out by Riell to Stop them that they were on the War path against the half Breed insurgents and americans instigated thereto by Shawman who As asserted by the French was employed to do this work by Mcdougall. Considerable excitement prevailed at fort Garry. A a another correspondent says that Donald g. Smith who was sent out by the Hudson a Bay company to supersede governor act Alvah had publicly acknowledged the Validity of Rielly a government. There seems to be some Prospect of the missions of fathers Thiboult Aud do Salaberry having some Success As these gentlemen seem Iuo lined to concede nearly every Demaud of the insurgents. Cuba. Washington. Spbc1al Telegram to the commercial. Whisky frauds in Northern Ohio. Washington january 15.�?supervisor Dwyer of the Northern District of Ohio some time ago reported that frauds were being committed by certain distillers through a the Connivance of storekeepers a Feo. A proper was had and United states commissioner White telegraphs to Delano to Day that he has held the distiller Evi Gens and the United states storekeeper be Don in $3,000 bail Paob for their appearance at the next term of court. General Cowan of Cincinnati is still Here waiting for his confirmation As supervisor of the California District. Senator Cole will Endeavor to defeat his Oon formation but the appearance Are that he will not succeed. He is urged by Delano and Boutwell to return to California at least for the present personal. Dwyer is now on duty at the Revenue Bureau As principal assistant of or. Delano Aud will be detained for some time. There is a Rumor among Ohio politicians Here that a Strong Effort is being made with a How of Success to Foroe the removal of or. Thrall from his position As private Secretary to governor Hayes. Letters were received Here to Day to that the prospects for his removal Are gaining. Virginia. The opinion la general among senators that the Virginia Bill As it passed the House admitting the state without conditions will pass the Senate when a vote is preached at 4 o clock. Morton s preamble is Spok it a of with favor and it is possible that May be dded. The Stanton a tend. Reports from other cities in regard to the subscription to the family of Stanton Are very favourable. In new York �50,000 have been subscribed Lif Philadelphia $20.000 in Boston $16,000, and a considerable amount Here. These sums do not include us script Lons from the West. _ Western associated press tb1 Grams. The september amp Olp panic. Washington january 15.�?the committee on banking and currency was in session to Day examining witnesses on the Subj not of the Gold Panlo in new York last sept Moer. The committee on Bankins Shieh was instructed to inquire into the late new York Gold Panlo heard to Day the testimony of Hodgkin life Bon Nell Bankers of new York or. Benedict late president of the Gold Exchange Bank and or. Hark late cashier of the tenth National Bank new York. James Fisk jr., Jay Gould Aud or. Corbin have been summoned to appear before the committee on monday. Envoy introduced. To Day Elisha h. Allen was introduced to the president by Secretary fish and delivered Liis credentials of envoy extraordinary from the i surdom of Hawaii. The customary addresses were made. Discouraging for the of Sargent. New York january 15.�?the Spanish Consul has received the following dispatch dated Havana 14th instant a commenced Large operations the cubans having at the first tire lost eighty killed also five chiefs and two Hundred insurgents have surrendered at Santa esp Ritu three Hundred and sixty at Cuba and three Hundred negroes at Cinco Villa. They Are utterly discourage 1tjems by Tele graph. Now Mcl Otto with an ister new York Kation. Both were d brokers of new e suits brought for taxes levied Hulting Bashi Ampf of it fwd the Mother of Parepa Rosa is dead. The Cuba from Liverpool arrived at York yesterday. A 0 Cheyenne is to be rebuilt i once More substantially than before. The town of Laporte Cajili it Ria was nearly destroyed by fire of the 11th january. The Boston Post says the is been a clerical error or Deal cation of $15,. Jin the City Treasury. A a the House of or. E. Lax ence new York City was robbed on Friday night of $6,000 in Bonds. New York was visited by a Snow storm on Friday night which continued throughout yesterday. A Geo. Underhill a be co., cloth merchants and Debont bros., silk and dress goods importers of new York have lumber Yard of Conklu it pc son and their piers on East River. Brooklyn were burned this evening. Loss $50,000. The works building in i Saratoga was damaged considerably yesterday by an explosion and escape of and two workmen were injured. Bradford bros., of Milwaukee one of the largest dry goods houses m the Northwest have failed. They offer to Settle at fifty cents on the Dollar. Walter Graham killed a in the Woods near to on Friday during an alte Wood choppers. One Hundred and thirty York have compromised against them by gov crime on sales of Gold. Edward Oakley the Dot the merchants National to Ili auge Banjo who surrendered yesterday Anc was admitted to bail has disappeared. Rev. Benjamin j. Powell Baptist minister at Grasshopper Falls Kansas in voided on tuesday last. He has a wife in Licking county Ohio and three children in Iowa. A train on the Boston and Albany Railroad ran into a team at a crossing in Bechet on Friday killing Baxter Haskell of Middlesex and seriously injuring Samuel b. Allen of Holyoke. Rev. Or. Amos Blanchard a congregational preacher for forty years pastor of a Church in Jowell Massachusetts died on Friday evening of heart disease. He was sixty three years old. The Canadian government has decided to abolish the fishery licenses and fall Back on the interpretation of the treaty if 1818 also to revise the Tariff Aud impose duties on free a Loles. % John Hays and John Long who were confined in the Massachusetts state prison four years and then discharged on the discovery of their innocence have applied to the legislature for compensation. It one report says the Erie railway strikers still hold out and that the company Are advertising extensively for hands. Another statement is to the effect that they refuse to employ any men concerned in the strike. The Burlington and Missouri Railroad is now completed to Omaha a ind trains will commence running to Morrow from Chicago to Omaha via the Chicago and Burlington Railroad to connect with the Union Pacific. Samuel Baker a negro under sentence of death in Henrico county a Virginia was yesterday released by the United states District court on a Hareas Corpus c i the ground that be was tried by an illegal cart. The Kansas legislature Las passed resolutions instructing their delegation in Congress to vote against further appropriations for Public buildings in Washington also asking Congress to secure titles to settlers on what Are known As the Black Bob Indian lands. Vincent Collyer is out in a Oard refuting the statements of the pall mall Gazette which had the Hardihood to doubt the genuineness of the petition brought to Washington by him from Victoria in which the British colonists sought to to annexed to the United states. General Butler has been ordered to show cause Why he should not be attached to answer for contempt in neglecting to comply with the order enjoining him to stan<5 examination in the suit brought against him by Rowena Florease for the recovery of the Twiggs words. William Hays has brought suit for fifty thousand dollars damages Aga Fost George h. Rea and e. D. Jones sureties f a the detention and loss of goods supposed to Long to Perry Fuller seized in St. Louis la. September at the instance of the first natio t Bank of Washington City. F t governor Campbell of coming asked for legislation looking to the o a ing up of Indian lands in the northeastern i t of Wyoming to Gold prospectors and that 1 a Shoshone reservation May be curtailed so is to allow a mining company to retain Possession of a portion of this reservation upon which they have trespassed. The ice in the Maumee broke up yesterday afternoon carrying away a portion of the Cherry Street Bridge Toledo the Railroad Bridge in that pity sustained no in Jiffy Aud no damage was done to the docks or shipping. It is reported that a Large Quantity of porn was destroyed on the Maumee Flafus ten Miles above the City. Or. Collyer read to the Indian commission in session at Washington % report of his tour in the Indian territory new Mexico Ariz onland Alaska and re commanded that Congress he petitioned for a Codo of Laws defining misdemeanours in the Indian country that it organize a constabulary or Border police and that Indian agents shall have magisterial Powers to pass sentence and Issue orders for the arrest of the guilty. The stockholders of the Newark and Paterson Railroad have set an foot a movement for the appointment of a receiver. The Road is leased by the Erie company who Are claimed to have violated their font Root. The Erie dl-rect2r2 have also As is alleged failed to pay for Rone by the contractors and the property of Fisk and Gould in new Jersey has been levied on. The Oase will be carried to the supreme court. Hon. J. H. Caldwell chairman of the Southern division of the National Republican committee has written a letter to Hon. John a. Bingham in Wiloh he says the trouble m organizing the legislature of Georgia arises from no political question but is simply a struggle against a ring who seek to control the affairs of i a state and who will deplete its Treasury and bring ruin upon its credit. He denounces Bullock for appointing Harris to organize the House. A an arrangement has been finally concluded which places the Atlantis and great Western Railroad by direction of the courts of three states new York Pennsylvania and Ohio under control of the Erie Railroad thereby giving the latter company under their own control an unbroken line Between Cincinnati Cleveland Aud new York. The Erie company pays As rent thirty per cent of the Gross earnings. In other respects the lease is similar to that of last Spring with the exception that the thirty per sent. Shall be applied for the Benefit of Bond holders. A special from St. Clog of the 14th, says or. Huffor arrived there from Pembina the same evening and reports matters in a very serious state at fort Garry. The Frueh under Riell Are masters of the situation and have seized the Hudson Bay company a Safe with two Hundred and fifty thousand pounds in Gold to pay the troops. Father theboult and colonel Deala Borry the latter a commissioner to the Canadian government were of their Way to open negotiations with Riell. Tupper who is a prominent politician thinks they May do Good. It was rumoured that the Sioux indians were Oom lug Down. Dakota and Minnesota people Are much alarmed and Are afraid of another Indian War. Riell the commander in chief has three Hundred and fifty Ipen in arms. The Hudson Bay officers Are apathetic and winking at Rielly a arts. The sooth and English half Breed Are passive. Boston. Embezzlement the guilty parties under arrest. Boston january 15.�?the Deal cation reported in the Boston City Treasury is charged upon John w. Collins late of California a clerk entrusted with the duty of paying interest on the City debt. He confesses to having converted coupons into Gold of which he lost $9,000 by gambling. He had on hand about $5,000, with Wiloh he was about starting unon a european tour. The latter sum was found in his desk. The total embezzlement is $10,000 to $16,000. Collins is in custody. Thomas m. Hawley was arraigned to Day on the charge of embezzling $5,000 from his employer a merchant tailor in Elm Street. He waived examination and was committed for trial in default of $10,000. Hawley states that to lost about $12,000 in a publishing a paper called the Boston stage and Lias expended a considerable amount for Good dinners and fast living. _ 1 Washington letter correspondence Cincinnati commercial. The Arlington january a 1870. Fitz John Porter. The motive for the unexpected visit of general Mcclellan to this City the other Day has come to the surface. An Effort is being made to get the president to revoke the sentence and set aside the finding of the court called to try that gentleman whose Devotion to his general exceeded his loyalty to his government. It was not that he loved the Union less hut Mcclellan More. The pressure in his behalf is so great that general Bherman has recommended to the president that the inflicted be removed and the president has the subject under advisement with what Prospect of a decision one May gather after consider Long the pressure that comes from West Point and comparing it with the Hope of a nomination to the presidency. I am rather of the opinion that the sentence and finding will be set aside. The president has such a contempt for politicians and general Sherman Snow a scorn of the people that i believe West Point will Triumph and general Porter be saved the further Ignominy that attends his present situation. I have always thought that to struck at Small game when we put on trial the creature instead of the master. Perhaps the master was too 6brewd and cautious to commit the overt not necessary to a finding by a court martial. But there was one thing certain the spirit existed at Headquarters that inspired the overt treason. I happened to be cognizant of some of this. During Popes Campaign when his Little army stood Between Lee and the capital holding the confederates at Bay until Mcclellan could come up with his forces from the James i made an attempt to join my general. X proceeded to Alexandria intending to take the oars to Manassas Junction and thence on horseback to our command. I found the town full of rumours to the effect that the enemy was at the Junction in Force. I could not believe this and succeeded in so convincing general Slough of its Absurdity that he made up a train and sent is out. We came to grief not Only in finding the report True but in a collision Between our train and one fleeing from the Confederate Wrath in its rear. Defeated in this direction i then sought general Mcclellan a a Headquarters near Alexandria to learn if possible the meaning of the trouble. I found my old for end colonel key who welcomed me to the Litt e lamp. I was introduced to other officers of be staff but would get no reliable information i did however hear enough to satisfy me that the officers there assembled had very Little interest in the struggle then going on As they a shed at the Earnest demands sent by Telegraph to general to Clellan from the War Depa Wnent to hurry on his troops to the Relief of general Pope. Nor would i discover from them the Road i must take to get to the front. I did not see general to Clellan. I asked colonel key to get an opinion from him and after an hours delay i Learned from colonel key that it was the opinion at Headquarters that i had Only to remain where i was and my command or at least All that might be left of it would soon join me. A does general Mcclellan know that so grave a disaster has occurred a i asked. A the knows Only that John Pope is in command and that Means the same these men thought All that general Porter acted and he. But carried into the Field the spirit that animated his commander. He the subordinate was taken tried and condemned. He had an impartial court and a fair trial and now to set the sentence aside on the ground Solel y of personal feeling would be an outrage that even our Good natured people so prone to forget will at once resent. Since the close of the War and since we have received information from the other Side it is evident that had general Pppe received Active and Hearty of operation from Mcclellan a forces the War would have ended on the Field where we experienced oar first great defeat. General Lee like a dignified Donkey As he is had divided his army putting one half under Jackson Between Pope and Mcclellan where it was As far beyond support As Grant was at Shiloh. J had a Long and interesting talk with general Longstreet on this subject last Winter and if that gentleman can be called to the stand the finding of fits John porters court will be doubly conf lined in the minds of the people. And yet the Lee on offered re main a untaught. In our Blind anxiety to find military training we overlooked both capacity and patriotism. West Point gave us neither. We were seated in oar Hoar of need to the fruits of a faulty system. The a Yoang men Are shut up in a Little Academy and taught while being trained that they Are born to command a class born to be Oomman Dej we have secured a process that shuts oat patriotism As it shuts out sympathy with the peo a. Jeff. Davis boasted at the beginning of this War that he could take his Pink from officers of West Point and he made Good his boast. Tiie Yankees educated at the expense of the government turned their books upon that government in its time of trouble Beranse they Honsl deed the party in revolt the More respectable. T he Southern cause was the cause of gentlemen while the government rested on miserable Yankees making a fight for negro Equality. Jeff. Davis made his selection and All that was left to is in which we Oan honestly take Pride is general George h. Thomas. And he is a West Point Oas Nalty. He grew to greatness in spite of its teachings. In the meantime let the just findings of an honest oort be reversed. We Oan stand that As Well As the rest. Congre98. This highly respectable body of men met yesterday and began its Dally grind. Much of the time was too onried in the cheerful process of porn Long water in a Sieve. In the Senate the Hon. Charles Sumner held the Sieve and called lustily on his faithful followers to pour in with vigor. It is called reconstruction and came up on a proposition to admit Virginia to All the rights and privileges of a state. Senators Sumner Drake Howard and other hot go spelers being of the opinion that a 8tate formerly in revolt was properly reconstructed when a majority of its people not Only voted the Republican ticket but Clung to the platform with the Pertinacity of death to a departed african. Senator Drake went so far As to assert and he proposed to embody the proposition in an amendment that should a legislature of a reconstructed state hereafter assume to rescind or withdraw its ratification of the fifteenth amendment such attempted action shall operate to prohibit any further representation of such state in Congress and shall remand it to the condition in which it was immediately preceding the passage of this act. Senator Drake has some Sweet ideas respecting a state. They Are based on a state of pre ordination. Being a Blue nosed presbyterian and the son of Blue noses he scouts at and denounces free will. This is oho Ioe. Congress says to a state Yon can Toome in until Yon ratify and you be got to go out the moment Yon cease ratifying. If this done to Knook the sovereignty Bendwise i done to know what does. All this runs on the belief that we of the Republican organization Are to remain possessed of the government for All time to come. Well i Hope we May. But when i note the stupidity of our leaders and their unprincipled greed and above All the corruption that prevails i have a fear that the people May Rise some Day in their Wrath and say a git up and and i notice that when such edict goes Forth the party in Power is Apt to remove and give place to Boner other. And when that occurs one wants to know what will become of this system of reconstruction the time must come when we will be forced to hand Over the government of the states to the people of the states and then the governing element will Home in play and do pretty much As it pleases Sumner and Drakes last will and testament to the contrary . An amusing incident occurred during the debate fetch Long out my Friend Charles in glowing colors. A brother senator told Charles he must not make such a other about the fifteenth amendment for he had not voted for it. At this Charles Rose and said a i voted for it i always vote for no words can express the note Anong in the voice and manner of this speech. It was such a solemn rebuke to the presumptuous senator. To question any not of the great Massachusetts a i am a was to be guilty of a grave offence. Then the solemn Assurance that he always voted for it conveyed the belief that he went through that process every night at prayers. It reminded one of Pat Lotio people daring the War who were very a Tolve in the rear and when they could think of nothing else administered the oath of allegiance to everybody especially to All the old women in and out of petticoats who could not make a successful resistance. Senator Charles seemed to say a i vote for the fifteenth amendment every Day All Loyal people vote for the fifteenth amendment All the the impertinent senator was not to be put Down. He procured the Globe. The vote was searched and to senator crawl est mighty name did not appear. I left the solemn old Bassoon studying the Globe and expert shortly to see a Bill introduced by him to abolish that offensive and unreliable publication. A cat let out. During the late recess of Congress the efficient sergeant at arms of the Senate made the fearful discovery that an aged Thomas cat had possessed itself of an air passage under the floor of the Senate. Here was something to agitate the Gigantic let Elliot of the off Olal. What have a live oat under the floor of the Senate during exe Oatave session it was dreadful. Efforts were immediately made to persuade Thomas out. But the knowing old ones would not be persuaded. They tried intimidation but with like effect. Thomas laughed at their intimidation. They tried strategy. Tempting meats in the shape of hash from a cheap boarding House were placed at the opening. Thomas knew All about that and declined. He knew that if he ate a Devil of a Hill would be presented him immediately. Then Brimstone was resorted to. They burned Large quantities at the opening but a cat that has breathed the air of Congress in the galleries laughs at Brimstone. By me suggested that the Yoe president should try and smile him out others that the Hon. Garrett Davis should talk him oat. At last or. French constructed a dead fall of congressional globes. Poor Thomas saw nothing in the congressional globes. Nobody Ever did. He entered and was killed. A requiescat in the Globe did some Good. Let it be recorded. It killed a oat. D. P. A a Silance. Cincinnati january 13, 1870. To the editor of the commercial permit a protest through your Volumna against the All Bat Universal use in Pablo conveyances of that dirty and pestilential abomination the Plush or cloth Cushion. The King of Prussia who banished upholstery from his apartments showed a stamp of genuine refinement not visible in some Railroad boards. As yet Western civilization has devised nothing that in a sanitary Point of View will Bear comparison with the familiar Oane seat of Oriental origin. The inventor has Hare a Fine Opportunity to contrive a self ventilating scat for the million accessible in All parts for Clea Haing or repair and with self adaptability to Quot the human form however fearfully and wonderfully made. T. Q. H. K. All the Southern insane asylums Are crowded to n. Y. Com. Adv. Yes mostly with the victims of emancipation. A in. O. Pio Ayone. It so demoralised by bondage Trtat Liberty malt a them Erack of n. T. Advertiser asvpsbab1vt�. Wood a Borgia and the a a honeymoon were produced at this theater last right to a full House. The revolting character of the Borgia is not Well suited to mra. Bowers bul the lady pleased a it nevertheless. Of the character of Gennaro. We can Only say that there Are two persons in existence who Are capable of making it ridiculous one is miss Elise Holt the burlesque actress the other is or. Mcco 1-Lom, who appeared in the Rote last night. There Are some parts that or. Mccollom can Render acceptably even Well but when he dons a jacket and Short trousers As the romantic Rudolph in or puts on Doublet Hose and Buskin As the Youthful Gennaro in a Lucrezia Borgia a he does himself an injustice. His age his physique and Hie business like manner of delivery Are dead against Bis Assumption of such characters. Or. Gotthold made an excellent tubetto. And the audience was not Charry of expressions of appreciation of Bis Fine acting. Both mrs. Bowers and or. Mccollom appeared to better advantage in the admirable old comedy of the a a honeymoon a mrs. Bowers As Juliana and or. Mccol Lom As Duke Aranza. Or. Whiting a Rolando was a Well studied and smoothly finished piece of acting and or. Bartons count Montalbon was neat and Graceful. Miss Pierson a a sprightly and interesting Violante and miss Minnie Cook As the eccentric masquerade Tamora was As naive As she could be. Mrs. Bowers remains with us another week. Tomorrow night we Are to have the Bis Toriola tragedy of a Mary Stuart a which has been in preparation for some time and which the management promises to produce Mozart Hall the evening a he initiatory performance of the Brief season of this ethiopian combination will he Given. The Arlington a announce Twenty six first class artists among whom Are Frank Lombard the celebrated political songster the same who led the Quartetti at Grants inauguration and figured so extensively in operation circles Bam. Sidney the famous English burlesque character and protean artist said to be the Only rival of la Agar Billy Arlington and Sam. Price whose names Are is familiar As household terms in this City. At Hamilton last night they were obliged to turn people away from the House. Horticultural society. Proceeding yesterday in regular ses a Ion been lotion to a expel or Cooke result of the annual election. This 8 society met at 11 of Clook at its rooms in pikes building. The Reading of the minutes was dispensed with. The following Resolution was offered by or. Howarth 0 a resolved that or. J. 8. Cook be expelled from this society for his most unmitigated insult to tie society and threatening personal violence to our worthy president when in the discharge of his official duties at our last it was Laid on the table and made the special order of business for the next meeting. On motion further regular business was dispensed with to go into the annual election of officers. The election resulted in the Choice of the following ticket for 18t0. President George Graham. Vice presidents Robert Buchanan we. P. Anderson John h. Gerard or. Council a. Haerlin w. F. Colburn Thomas Knott. Recording Secretary a. F. Sanford. Corresponding Secretary Jno. Blackburn. Treasurer John h. Gerard or. Librarian a. P. Critchell. T committee or. J. A. Warder m. Mcwilliams John Blackburn. S. S. Jackson and Robt. Buchanan. Vegetable committee Louis Ritz. Frank Murphy Sebastian Rentz k. D. Spooner and j. W. Hammitt. Flower committee Frank Mcgregor James Bain Wilberforce Knott James Howell and Gottlieb Grauel a librarian committee Wilberforce Knott or. A. E Heigh Way and John l. Stettinius. J1 16 Xor it Coni Mittee reported apples from or. Metz Plainville supposed to be condition Good Quality Fine. State Legislatures. Kentucky. Special the Ligham to the commercial. Frankfort kt., january 15.�?the Senate was occupied to Day almost exclusively in the consideration of local Bills. A Hill extending the time for civil officers to collect fee Bills one year from february 12,1871, was passed. Leave was had to introduce a Bill to increase the pay of grand jurors also a Bill to increase the pay of Clec tier officers. The auditor submitted a report of the Penitentiary receipts and expenditures for ten years past in the Honse leave was had to introduce a Bill to incorporate the Newport literary Hall association also for a Bill abolishing the offices of adjutant and quartermaster general also for a Bill for the Benefit of the Franklin Library association of Covington also for a Bill to Amend the charter of West Covington also for a Bill for the Benefit of school District no. 4�flenton co qty also to provide for the election an d classification iof directors of Railroad companies also for the Benefit of school District no. 29, Kenton county also to provide for a tobacco inspector add weigher a the City of Covington also to prevent tie destruction of fish in looking River and tributaries. F a Bill passed incorporating the Covington and Cincinnati Street railway company. The Resolution providing for the payment of a Bill for a Monument to general Henry Chris was passed. The House then went into committee of the whole on the conventional interest Bill when speeches were made by or. Bowen against and or. Duke in favor of the Bill. The committee then arose reported Progress and the Bill was postponed till tuesday next when it is Likely a vote will be had upon it. Rev. Willard Spaulding or Salem Massachusetts who preaches in the first universalist Church this morning and evening will review a Sermon lately preached by Rev. E. P. Hammond in his evening discourse. Or. Spaulding is one of the prominent and Able ministers of the universalist denomination and will con Dot the services in the Plum Street universalist Church during the remainder of this month. The Lavender farms in Lavender farms in England Are situated at Mitcham in Surrey Aud at Hitchin in Herefordshire and contain about 270 acres. Every acre yields about 6,200 pounds of Flowers. Every Hundred pounds of these give out by distillation about one Pound of the Otto of Lavender so that there is an annual production of nearly 7,000 pounds of Lavender Otto or volatile Oil it takes six ounces of this Otto to make one Lon Olp Avender water. The perfume sold under this name is an alcoholic solution of the Oil with the addition of other odorous substances. The compound spirits of Lavender is spoken of As a a delightful compound of spices a much employed As an adjuvant to other medicines. It is freely used As a Carminative in Folio and the like dropped on a Lump of sugar but its too frequent use is attended with the in Jurious effects incident to All Aloo Holio tinctures both bitter and aromatic. The tune of the familiar hymn a from Greenland soy mountains a was composed by Lowell Mason m Savannah Georgia in 1827, and dedicated to miss Mary w. Howard afterwards the wife of Rev. F. R. Guiding Aud writer of juvenile stones. In a letter recently written to a Friend in Savannah or. Mason says a one Day As i met her miss Howard she said Tome in substance a or. Mason i have just receive cd from a Friend the copy of a Beautiful hymn Bat it is of so singular a metre that i can not find any tune to it will you write one for met certainly i replied. I took it Home and wrote the Muslo Impromptu. When i saw her soon ter i handed it to her i do not remember that it waa Sung in Public in Savannah but it became so popular that not Long afterwards i of Boston and published by v or. Disraeli a life Long mortification is said to be Bis Len Orange of his Birthplace. A should think he would be much More exercised to know where he la going to than where he came from. Additional River news by Telegraph. Pratt bars Jan. 15.�?River falling with 15k foot by the Monongahela Marks Bat As there waa More rain last night and to Day both River will done Teea com Menee a Welling again to night. Warm with wind in the you tweet and the Mercury up to 58a. The rat Putnam and me Avenger arrived and the St Charu and Belle parted. Several towboat and other will follow to night and to Morrow a in vate Telegram Porte that the Carne v. Roister Ron into the Bank about 200 Milea this Side of no and that a a took in some water but a she arrived at n Yyi that she did not Snata Iai Dana agr. The new Steamer Arlington will leave by i eat Row we a pro id there a no la from to a a avid from a. A or a rom Jijo Barge and Emilia Labarge from a. U. Ftp vie Josoph to Mamphis if. 1. Forayth to i Ltd Kobti t us a a a Frh Atlanta Dot do

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