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Galveston Commercial Bulletin (Newspaper) - March 26, 1870, Galveston, Texas Yol saturday March 26, 1870.telegraphic.associated press dispatches new York her kerb. New York March 18.�?stocks unsettled. Money Active 6. Exchange Long 8, Short 8j. Gold 111j. Bonds st Tennessee sex coupons 57j, new 49j. Virginia sex coupons 71j, new 70. Louisiana sold 751, new 72, levee 6�?Tb 754, 8�?Ts 81j. Alabama 8�?Ts 94, 5 s 69. Georgia 6�?Ts 81, 7�?Ts 93. North Carolinas old 46, new 23. South Carolina s old 87j, new 82j. Flour Dull and declining. Wheat Dull in buyers favor. Cora a Shade firmer. Pork firmer mess $26. Lard steady 14 al4 for steam. Cotton firm. Middling Uplands 23j. Spirits turpentine 46a46j. Rosin quiet $2 05 for strained. Freights Dull. New York March 18. A Cotton closed Dull and heavy sales 2800 Bales at 234. Flour superfine state $4 c0a4 65, common to fair extra Southern $5 75a6 10. Wheat slightly favors buyers and rather More doing. Corn scarce la better mixed Western 70 �?�98. Pork a Shade firmer at $26. Lard steady Kettle 14jal5. Whisky unchanged. Groceries Dull. Naval stores quiet. Freights drooping. Cotton steam s5-16. Money Active at 5a6. Sterling All it 8j. Gold steady at 112. Governments steady and firm. Southerns generally firm. A a new York. March 18. A 81 coupons j4. 62s 90. C4s 9j. 65s 9, now 7$. 67s 8. 68s 9. 10-40s5g. Louisiana 7ti new 70. Levees753, 8s 84. Alabama 8s 97,b8 74 new York March 19.�?stocks unsettled. Money easy. Sterling Long short8j. Gold 112j. Tronds 9j. Tennessee sex coupons 57, new 493. Virginias 73, new 7f�. Louisiana old 75, new 714. Loveo 6�?Ts 7&1, 8�?Ts 85. Alabama 8�?Ts 96,5�?Ta 70. Georgia 6�?Ts 85, 7�?Ts 93. North Carolinas old 46, new 23. South Carolinas old 87j, new 82. Flour Dull and drooping. Wheat Dull and favors buyers. Com a Shade firmer. Pork steady mess $26. Lard Dull at 14al4j for steam. Cotton steady at 234c. Turp Eutiguo Quin at 464. Rosin quiet at $2 to for strained. Freights Dull. New York March closed quiet sales 2600 Bales at 23�. Flour heavy prices unchanged. Wheat Dull and slightly favors buyers. Corn scarce new a Shade firmer yellow Southern $1 02. Whisky firmer inca i. Pork quiet $26, beef steady. Lard drooping Kettle 14ja 15. Nava stores and groceries quiet. Freights Dull. Money Uay 3a4, Bank statement however shows loss 2,000,000 Legal reserves indicating closer Market. Sterling firm. Gold 112f. Governments Dull and lower closing barely steady. 62�?Ts 9. New York March 19.�?bl�?Ts 14jal4j. 68�?Ts 9a9. 64�?Ts8ja8j. 60�?Ts 0a9j, new 9$a9. 10-40�?Ts 5�a5. Currency 6�?Ts 12ga 12. State securities Timi Georgia 6 s 75, new 70j, levee tips 764, 81 86fi-Alabama 5 s 72, 8�?Ts 97. Bank statement Loans increased nearly two millions specie nearly one million and a half circulation decreased a trifle deposits do creased nearly one million and a half Legal tenders decreased Over a half million. New York March 21.�?stocks Strong. Bonds steady at 9. Gold firm at 112j. Money easy at 5ati" Exchange Long 8i, Short 8j. Tennessee 6�?Ts sex coupons 57j, new 49j. Virginia 6s sex coupons new 71. Louisiana 6s old 77, new 72. Levee 6s 7, 8s 874. Alabama 8s 97, 5s 75. Georgia 6s 85, 7s 93. North Carolinas old 45, new 23. South Carolina is old 87a, new 82. New York March 21.�?flour Dull and drooping. Wheat Dell and heavy. Com Juiet bet firm. Pork Dull Nicks $26. Vford quiet 14al4j. Cotton quiet and steady at 234 turpentine firm at 464-Rosin moderately Active it $2 05 for strained. Freights quiet. New Orleans markets. New Orleans March 18.�?flour $4 37j, 5 25a5 50 and 6 00. Com $1 05a 1 07. Oats 63. Bran $1 50a 1 60. Hay. Prime $36, pork $28 25a2s 50. Bacon Dull 111, 154, i64. Hams 17. Lard Tierce mial44. Keg 17. Sugar and molasses unchanged. Whisky raw Lal 10. Coffee prime 174al7, fair Iga Luj. Cotton irregular and decidedly higher middling 23, Low middling 22a&2<l, Good Ordinary 21 a214, sales 4000bales, receipts 3043 Bales exports to Liverpool 2285, continent 9?79, Vera Cruz 536, Coastwise 96 Bales receipts for week net 19,289, Gross 20,809 Bales exports to Liverpool 21,733, continent 20,833, Vera Cruz 536, Coastwise 2408, Stock 216,782 Bales. Sterling 203. Gold 112. Sight Par. New Orleans March 19.�?flour unchanged. A com duller at $1 05al 07. Oat�boa61c. Bran duller at $1 50. Hay lower at $34. Bacon lljal&aal6jc, hams 17c. Lard Tierce 14ial4jc, Keg 163al7c. Sugar Dull prime 10call�. Molasses Dull recoiled 55a62&c. Whisky 924ca $1 024. Coffee unchanged. Cotton unsettled quotations entirely nominal sales 4450 Bales receipts 1538 Dales exports to the continent 3853. Gold i12j. Sterling 21$. N. Y. Sight Premium. Washington. Washington March 17.�?Tho Long contest Between Spencer and Warejr both Alabama Over Tho Mobile Post office ended to Day by the confirmation Bramberg Warron a candidate. Washington March 17.�?the returns received at Tho Bureau statistics show that the Cotton exports for the year ending dec. 31sf, 1869, Wero 722,618,928 pounds valued at,$187,762,477. Washington j March 18.�?House.�? private Bills considered. The Pacific Railroad committee has resolved to report a Bill incorporating the Kansas Missouri and Texas Railroad. Tho reconstruction committee had u prolonged session Over Tennessee. The result has not transpired. Tho judiciary committee except Rice Are unanimously against seating amen As Mena tor from Mississippi boats a Kellogg introduced joint the ser Story the Treasury within six months to Transfer the mint lands and buildings to Tho City new Orleans. Currency balance in Tho _ Treasury seventy three and a Quarter million. The ways and Means committee visited the Treasury Lor consultation with officials Over the funding Bill. Gen. Bonnett cd Revenue supervisor for North Carolina has been arrested and will be taken to Raleigh a cargo conspiracy to defraud the government. A dozen negroes the Georgia legislature visited Colfax who stated he did not believe that the present. Georgia legislature could perpetuate itself his sympathies however Wero in favor freed men in the enjoyment their rights. The president at the Capitol yesterday expressed himself favourably to the acquisition san Domingo. The president is preparing a message about troops for Tennessee. Morton a amendment to the Georgia Bill authorizing militia was adopted. The debate is becoming very bitter. reported from the judiciary committee adversely to Ames. Ordered to be printed. The ground objection is non citizenship. The Bill improving Cape fear River was discussed. A Resolution was introduced looking to a Survey for a ship canal across tehuantepec., Georgia was resumed. Wilson offered an amendment making the tenure the present legislature Date from january 1670. Sci Urz favored Bingham a amendment and spoke severely against the proposition to extend the tenure the legislature beyond the Legal term. Adjourned to monday. Tho House was devoted to District and Patent matters when the Tariff resumed. The House meets to Morrow for debate Only. Washington March 18.�?in Regan versus no Sham contestants from the 4th Louisiana District Burdett Aud Stevens the part the majority the election committee will report in favor news Aiu. They throw ont Caddo Bossier Desoto and Sabine parishes which gave ii Gan sonic 75 majority the balance the District gives Newsham about one Hundred majority. Kerr will make a minority report in favor Regan. The report will be made to the House monday before which Regan will plead in person in behalf his constituents. Washington March 19.�?the opponents Bingham s amendment claim that they have six majority. The Senate is not in session. Tho House is debating the Tariff. The committees did nothing. The House met but no one wishing to speak adjourned immediately. Washington March 19.�? Revenue $363.000. Canby in obedience to orders from the president has sent two companies into the insurrectionary districts North Carolina. The special committee the decline american Commerce heard steamship and Railroad men from new York Boston Philadelphia and the South who favored the Oriental and Mediterranean steamship company. Collector Bailey collector the 22d Wall Street District new York has disappeared. Washington March 20.�?Ames has dispatches from Jackson that the caucus the Republican members passed resolutions beat ing his admission. His present credentials will be insufficient. Washington March 21.�?the Canvas the Senate shows thirty five Adverse to the ratification the san Domingo treaty. Washington March 20.�?the Senate is. In executive session Bradley for the supreme Bench. The House a a proceeding with Tho regular Call. Nothing important. Tho committees Dia nothing. Havre. March 21.�?Cotton closed saturday quiet spot 1364 Krom new Orleans. New Orleans March 29.�? another Effort is being made to effect Tho removal collector Casey. It is stated that petitions for his removal signed by the state Central committee state officers Republican members the legislature and prominent republicans will be forwarded to Washington. Business men Are greatly annoyed by the recent removals experienced Customhouse employees and the substitution persons unacquainted with Tho duties devolving upon them. New Orleans a warn Twenty Small houses the Square bounded by Morales Annette goo children and st. Bernard streets Are burned. Loss fifty thousand dollars. Tho steamboats new York from Bayou Bartholomew with Nino Hundred Bales Cotton and Tho Charles h. Durfee from st. Louis burned this morning at the foot Bienville Street. Loss one Hundred and fifty thousand . Nashville March 19.�?a meeting the people All parties to Day passed resolutions protesting against congressional interference and denouncing the exaggerations and misrepresentations regarding the internal affairs the state and pledging Tho people to maintain Tho Laws state and National at All hazards and declaring soldiers to sustain the civil authorities us welcomed. New York. New York March 19.�?gei. Wake Man editor the world died pneumonia aged 30 years. Captain Phillips the Schooner Anna Elizabeth fell into the hold and was killed. V new York March 19.�?it is now said that collector Bailey a Deal cation will reach $80,000. It is thought he has gone to Nassau. New York March 20.�?Tho events in Tho Cotton tra it c Are unusually important the bears in Liverpool notwithstanding the increased arrivals and Stock afloat became frightened and covered their abort contracts Largo sales which Foo the Market an upward turn v Polli Nior Jurf Teyv n a War. Childs a been arrested and charged with implication in the Bailey frauds. Virginia. Richmond March 18�?this afternoon general Canby interfered in the municipal troubles by sending a guard soldiers and raising the siege at the lower station House and giving free egress and ingress to All having business there. This action he says has no reference to the question the mayoralty but is taken purely As precaution against any acts disorder violence. This action is applauded by the friends Cahoon and was protested against by Allison As an unwarrantable interference with the civil Law the state. When Tho military took Possession the station House mayor Allison a police left and being stoned by Tho coloured men charged them. About Lifty shots were fired and two three coloured men wounded. Affairs have Sinco quieted Down. To Morrow both mayors will have a police Force the streets and hold Independent cd arts. Trouble is apprehended. The Council is in session to night considering what shall be done. Richmond March 18.�?the City Council to night passed an ordinance abolishing the station houses now in the hands Cahoone a police authorizing mayor Allison to Call out the fire brigade As a police pledging the City to pay All special police sworn in by Allison authorizing the City court to be Field in the City Hall and pledging mayor Allison the Earnest support the City Council in his Effort to maintain the peace the City against the Lawless men who Are conspiring against it. The City is quiet this r. M. The casualty the Day has been one Man killed and three wounded Cahoon has his Headquarters at the lower station House where the military guard is. Ellison a Headquarters Are at tie City Hall. Ellison a police patrol the City to night. Richmond March 19.�?ellison�?Ts police arrested and disarmed a part the opposition police the balance took Refuge in the station House. At noon he second station House surrendered to Ellison. The new officials have notice a motion wednesday before Underwood for an injunction. Both mayors held a court this morning. No disturbances this coming. About thirty Cahoone a adherents Are a Cut up in the station House. Ellison a Force about 250, have Possession the City. Richmond March 19.�?ellison�?Ts Force numbers 200, with a Reserve 100. Two Public meetings to night resolved to Volunteer to the support Ellison. The City is quiet except around the 3d station House which Cahoon holds with some forty White and Black adherents. Miscellaneous. San Francisco mar. 19.�?the Steamer China has arrived Here. She experienced heavy weather. She brings hi0 passengers. St. Johns n. B., March 19.�?the Bottom the Harbor has sunk Twenty feet. Some wharves Are destroyed and lumber carried adrift. Ottawa March 19.�?movements will be made championed by sir a. F. Galt allowing the Dominion to establish commercial relations with foreign countries subject to the Queen s approval. Omaha March 20.�?the Pacific trains Are slightly behind time but no serious delays Are reported. From Japan. San Francisco March 19.�?shanghai advices Stato that the chinese emperor is receiving mirrors and household furniture from Paris. The French Steamer Sharbor had arrived via the Suez canal. Capt. Eyre was allowed to take passage in the Bombay notwithstanding the repeated requests and final demand . Delong american minister upon the British authorities for his arrest and trial. The americans indignant not Only at the sentence capt. Eyre but in Couse Quence the into Ablo English insolence to which . Delong was subjected during the investigation capt. Roe chief stall the United states Steamer Delaware iad reached Yoka homa and would immediately hold a naval court inquiry. Tho Only bodies found Are those capt. Williams and the ships Carpenter. From Cuba. Havana March 21.�?do Rodas visits Neuvitas and puerto Principe accompanied by the late rebel general Napoleon Igo who will assist de Rodas in restoring Peaco. Havana March ,20.�?the Prensa and Diario do la Marina commenting upon unfriendly editorials in America papers intimate that if the United states sent commissioners to learn the True state affairs the idea belligerent rights to insurrection its would be at once discarded. to Cable. London March 17.�?it is said Napoleon has consented to arbitrate in the Nado Case. A copy Shakespeare a works the first publication sold Here to Day for three undred and sixty pounds Sterling. The Post says the false report the arrival the City Boston originated at the Stock Exchange this City. Universal indignation is expressed at Tho hoax. Paris March 17.�?american newspapers Wero distributed hero to Day for the first time in twelve Days. There is great dissatisfaction with the trans oceanic mail facilities. Madrid March 17.�?the newspapers Are still discussing the cession Cuba to the United states. Somo argue that now Tho insurrection there is nearly quelled and the dignity Spain properly asserted it would be better to cede Cuba and thus avoid troubles hereafter. Their opponents advise those not to crave for Gold but for Spanish interests. London March 17 a for Money 92 a account 93. U. S. Bonds steady 02s 91, 65s 90j, 67s 89g, 10-4qs 89. Frankfort Mart 17.�?bouds opened quiet at $5$a95. To Buboi March 17ilv�sping.�o0pt ton closed a Shade firmer Uplands 11a 11j, Orleans if All 4, sales 12,000 Bales 3000 speculation and Export. Bombay shipments to l2th inst., since last report 22.000 Bales. Havre March 17. A Cotton closed quiet afloat 131 f. London March 17.�?specie in the Bank England has increased �77,000 since last report. London March 18.�?the agents the Inman line positively deny in a letter to the House commons the overloading the City Boston. The new Irish Bill is very strict involving two years hard labor for carrying arms contrary to Law. The inns Are closed at Gladstone said two fenian prisoners had certainly gone mad. He said amnesty to fenian was untimely in the presence continued violence. Liverpool March 17.�?Cotton closed a Shade firmer sales 12,000 Bales for speculation and Export 3000. London March 18�?noon.�?consols 93. Bands 91. Paris March 18.�?bourse opened firm rentes 73f 75 Liverpool. March 18�? buoyant Uplands lib Orleans Llfra a lid sales 13,000 Bales for a he week 60, 000 Bales for Export 5000 Bales for speculation 5000 Bales receipts 62,000 Bales american 32,000 Bales Stock 295,000 Bales american 111,003 Bales. Sugar afloat quiet. quiet Stock afloat 447.000 Bales american 320,000 Bales. Yarn8 and fabrics at Manchester firmer and better prices realized. Red Winter wheat 8s 10da8s lid. Corn 26s 6d. Bread stuffs Dull. Lard quiet. Liverpool March 18.�?the missing Steamer Samaria was signalled by a passing vessel. She wanted no assistance though disabled and expected to reach Cape Clear to Day. Southampton March 18.�?the Bavaria from new Orleans touched Here today. London March 18.�?arriving steamers report continuous wind from the Northwest with dense fog. Liverpool March 18�?evening.�?Cotton closed firm Uplands la ally Orleans la Gall sales 12ju00, for Export and speculation 3000 Bales. Red Western wheat 8s 8d. London March 18.�?consols 93. Bonds 90. Tallow 46s 6d. Paris March 18.�?bourse opened Dull. Rentes 73f. 70c. Frankfort March 18.�?bonds heavy 95ja95j. Havre March 18.�?Cotton opened Active firm spot 13g, afloat 133. London March 18.�?john Ingram Halifax has suspended. Other failures Are rumoured. Paris March 18�?the proposed amnesty has been postponed account disagreement among the ministry. It is stated that since the to Paris Archduke Albert Austria he favors an Alliance with France. The opinion National has a remarkable article demanding the withdrawal the French troops from Rome the renunciation concordat the suppression the budget for Public worship and declares that Shoufu these measures de carried out nothing will be left in Rome but imbecility Ana frauds. London March 19�?noon.�?consols j3. Bonds 90g. Sugar spot quiet and steady afloat firmer but not higher. Turpentine 30s 3d. Liverpool March 19�?noon.�?Cotton firm Uplands Llyd it Orleans Llyd sales 12.000 Bales. Red Western wheat 7s lid. Paris Quot March 19. A bourse opened quiet re gets 73f 65c. London March -19.�?the contract for the Honduras railway is signed. Work commences within a year. Liverpool March 19.�?the bark Neptune spoken Tho 13th, with cargo shifted and part thrown overboard. Is supposed to be the Neptune from new York though the Neptune from Savannah feb. 12, is still at sea. Rome March 19.�?the Pope to Day pronounced a mass for count Montales Bert. London March 18�?evening.�?consols 93. Bonds 90. Liverpool March 19�?evening.�? Cotton closed firm Uplands 11j, Orleans 1 old. Sales 10,000 Bales for speculation and Export 2000 Bales. Queenstown March j20.�?the Inman Steamer City . New York has arrived. Queenstown March 20.�?a boat from thex Ity Samaria has arrived. The Samaria is forty Miles out with a broken Shaft. Tugs have gone to bringer in. Paris March 20.�?prince Bonaparte arrived at towes in charge Gens do armes by the chief officer police. The emperor will receive reports the trial every Day. Madrid March 20.�?an order has been published requiring the Bishops and clergy to take the constitutional oath within two months. Rome March 20.�?the French Ambas Sader Bonneville has gone to Paris. He will be absent three weeks. \ the discussions in the Council the Twenty one canons will pot begin until he returns. London March 21 a noon Consols for Money 93. Bonds 70�. Liverpool March 21.�?Cotton firm Uplands 11j, Orleans i sales 12,000 Bales. Los Don March 20.�?the Odds Are against Tho Cambridge Crew in the com Ingace with the oxfords. The commons after a Long i scission Over Brights amendment that the basis should be religions Equality which was ultimately withdrawn passed the Bill to a second Reading. Ti10 Bishop Barbadoes died at Bis residence in Western England. Paris March 20.�?the High court for the trial Pierre Napoleon convened at towes yesterday. Princess Bonaparte and children Jeave arrived. An immense Prowd was at the depot to see the distinguished visitors. Rooms March 20.�?the funeral count most Jembert organized by Gen. A emerl4,\-iq Bieh fli�r0p was to take part has been countermanded by the Pope being regarded As a Man gestation against the Council and As an cadent to product a bad effect. Ama was ordered to be celebrated in Honor Montaz Embert by an italian priest the Popes selection. Commercial . London March 21. 90j. 2 p. 90$. Liverpool March 21. Noon Cotton firm sales 12,000 Bales Uplands Laid Orleans 114. 2 p. firm sales 12,0q0 Bales Uplands Laid Orleans 11-ad. Bombay shipments from the 5th to Tho 16th 32,-000 Bales. New York March 21. 10 30 a. 1124. Cotton quiet but Stead a Good Ordinary 21$, middling 23ia23. Exchange 8a9j. 12 112j. Cotton quiet but steady Good Ordinary 21�, Low middling 224a22, middling 23a233, Mobil 23ja24, Orleans 24a24. 3 p. ll2f. Cotton Dull and tending downward sales 1,000 Bales Good Ordinary 21, Low middling 221, middling 23j, Mobile 23, Orleans 23$. New Orleans March 21. 11 30 a. 112. Cotton Dull and tending Down no sales middling 22ja22. Exchange Jan Premium. 2 p. 112f. Cotton firmer but Dull sales 2800 Bales middling 22j�23. Exchange i Atic a . Charleston s. C., March 7.�?b. F Whittemore has published a letter defend ing his Sale Cadetship and announcing himself a candidate for re election. He says recent developments have satisfied him that his resignation was Hasty and an unnecessary step and adds a i do not hesitate to say that republicans and democrats regard the whole transaction As unparalleled in haste. General Logan said the Day after my resignation that he did not report a Resolution censure instead expulsion because he did not believe my intention was wrong and he did Hope i would be returned to Congress and he would be the first Man to Welcome my return. Such is the change already which course brings Balm to wounds inflicted. The Hope expressed by a very Large number members in the House that i May be returned to Congress is evidence that while they were pressed into seeming acquiescence in this Hasty action by a few hotspur they Are still openly Friendly and they express every Confidence in my honesty and integrity in this whole matter. I will again Appeal to my constituents whose Confidence i have never violated. I shall ask them to give me their votes and Send me Back to my place made vacant by no dishonest Ripley o., March 7.�?yesterday coming . Campbell Howard living about a mile and a half from Ripley while his Way to Church was met the Road by Victor Pohl with a Henry Rifle in his hand. Soon after passing Pohl turned and shot at him three four times one Ball taking effect in the right Elbow upon receipt the news Here a Constable with one two others started to capture Pohl. They found him entrenched in a log House under the bed with the Henry Rifle two revolvers and a big dog. One the party raising the cover the bed he commenced shooting and the party were forced to retire. In order to dislodge him they began to fire through the door when he appeared at the window and fired several shots one which took effect in the Arm . F. Courtney and another in the hand . Benton Howard. His Mother appearing the ground went in and succeeded in prevailing him to give himself up. It was found that he was wounded in two places once under the left rib and the other in the right Side near the spine. Both wounds Are very severe. Evidently the Man is deranged. New York March 15.�?an extraordinary scene took place in Broadway this afternoon when George Wilkes editor the spirit the times was publicly caned by . Warren Leland proprietor the Clarendon hotel at Saratoga. Or. Leland has been stopping for some weeks past with his brother who is proprietor the metropolitan in Broadway. The spirit the times it appears contained a filthy and scandalous allusion to . Leland a character for which an apology , but refused several Days since. This afternoon Leland was the Lookout for the Eibeler and the moment he saw him he sallied Forth from the hotel Cane in hand and applied it vigorously to said Wilkes Back. The latter fled into a Day goods store and Leland retired to the hotel amid a crowd sympathizing friends. No arrests have As yet been made. Later it now appears that . Leland a assault George Wirkes was made the sidewalk in front the Brandr cab House. Leland saw Wilkes coming and walking up to him said a Why did you Call me a do a Coward in your paper a Wilkes sheared off and said a a done to you touch me sir a at the same time making a movement with his hands As if feeling for a pistol. Leland without further Parley struck his a tremendous blow the head and shoulders breaking the Cane to pieces. A crowd now gathered round Tho combatants Tho weather being Fine and Broadway full 01 promenades. Wilkes tried to make Hist Way out. Of the crowd Tod As Jie did so Leland gave him some parting blows the Back exclaiming to the crowd a there goes the fighting editor Wilkes spirit the Washington March 15.�?there is no truth in the statement that the proclamation declaring the fifteenth amendment ratified has been signed. A draft merely has been prepared but it will not be signed nor promulgated till Georgia and Texas Are admitted which will not be for some time. This is considerable a Dis appoint Talent to Ltd tie Republican in cd no next Cut where the registration voters closed the 12th. Tho coloured voters however have been provisionally Regis. Tired and if the proclamation is issued before the first april an Effort will be made to allow them to vote in that state. Memphis March 18.�?thos. E. Leonard the defaulting county trustee who ran away was captured in new York brought Back Here tried convicted and sentenced to five years imprisonment one indict ment and who was detained fifteen other indie Menist escaped from the jail last night by bribing the guards. A a special to Tho hew Orleans times.4washington March 16.�?an immense crowd thronged the Senate galleries today to hear the speech revels in opposition to Bingham a amendment. Many members the House were present. Revels read from a manuscript and acquitted himself creditably in elocution. He was complimented by Morton. The assemblage was very quiet. There was no attempt at applause.. Tho House committee Oti education and labor will consider to Morrow Bur Detts Bill regulating the importation labourers into the United Statas. It chiefly refers to the present method a fim poit ing chinese into California and the Southern states. Washington March 18.�?a majority the sub election committee has reported in favor Sheldon a the ground intimidation they will also report against Ryan and in favor . Newsham rejecting the vote do Soto Caddo and Bossier parishes. The minority report will be in favor the democrats. It is surmised that Tho minority the committee will recommend a new election in the fifth District. 1. Washington March 18.�?Only four out the ten members the House committee foreign affairs have expressed any opinion the question granting belligerent rights to cubans. Two were for and two against. Tho committee territories have agreed to make Alaska a county with representation in the general Assembly Washington . Senator Schurz made an Able and conservative speech in the Senate to Day the Georgia Bill opposing the proposed perpetuation the legislature As a flagrant violation Law and a fraud upon the people. A a a 2�?~the adjust amp it general Louisiana is Here. It is understood that his Mission is to procure arms for the state militia.,> new York March 19.�?a Shaip Advance in Sterling marked the close today. Brown Brothers swept Tho Market All Gold Bills. A Washington March 19.�?it is Wedic cd that the army Bill will not get through the Senate in a eco sizable a Bap. Tne1 Secretary War Ana senator Wilson have taken the Bill in charge and it will be so amended As to leave the army at the present Standard. It is believed the Athba Senate will con cur in the report the judiciary committee As to the ineligibility Gen. Arnesi As a u. S. Senator from Mississippi. The Houston fire.? in regard to the late Firo in that City the Houston times says it ? in regard to the origin these fires there can Berio two opinions. It waa evidently the work incendiaries. Lockhart a Mill bad not been in use for More than a month nor jihad there been any fire about the premises in that time. It was entirely isolated from any other building from which file could have beep Acci dentally communicated. Turners Hall was simply Tho Headquarters a society which bad meetings there once a week there being no Chimney stove about the building. It was also isolated not connected with any other House. Quot a few members the society were in the Hall the evening previous but left at an Early hour. The fire could not possibly have a originated from their cigars lamp for if it had it would certainly have broken out before 5 clock next morning. It took its Start under the Steps the front door where some the firemen thought they could detect the debris the combustible matter used to fire the building. Who Are the incendiaries and what can to their object they Are no doubt a set itinerant thieves and their object was plunder. In the confusion 9f a conflagration they expected to drive a brisk business. A a 1 a a Lockhart a Mill was one the meet dangerous Points in the City for a fire had not the been Ayery Calm one the flames would almost certainly have spread to several adjoining blocks in spite the eff Rte the Bremen. As it was we have by a in exp Ewing to hear burglaries attempts at burglaries committed in other parts the City while the attention the people was attracted to the fire. But up to Iasi night no such news had reached us and we presume the efforts the Tai eve a we be toiled. The Galveston Patera have fot some time past been warning us to look out. Lookout there a several. Villainous looking Fellows walking a but the City with no apparent object let them be arrested Ana made to give Good account themselves. If they done to Tell a mighty straight tale lock Chin up and Export them As soon As possible. A Cai ight in the act let them be Hung forty times higher than Haman sgt allows let eve by body keep wide awake. A the investigation the matter the will Charles Fox was commenced March 2d. Or. Fox died suddenly in january leaving amp will in Whf a after directing his debts to be pud and appoint ing two executors he gives a jams real and personal property amounting to More than $300,000, to the United states to be used towards paying off Tho debt contract red by the government a for the purpose a assisting to discharge the debt contracts de by the War for tie subjugation the rebellious Confederate states a the will is contested by his Only Neq. Ken the infant nieces a decease toothed the executors Are the a Evv Pease to the wit

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