Newspaper of Bedford Gazette, January 18, 1867, Page 2

Newspaper of Bedford Gazette dated January 18, 1867 Page 2
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Frlilaj Hornlnt .Jimiiarj' I*. IMT. AGENTS TO OBTAIN MIBWRtWIONN TO THE GAZETTE. Circulate your County Paper. The following named gentlemen bare been ap pointed oar Agents to obtain subscriptions to the GAZETTE. They are authorized to receipt for us: Bloody Run —Jeremiah Thompson. Ray * HiU— D. A. T. Black. Monroe —Daniel Fletcher. Vol train —Geo. W. Deal, C.P. Diehl. C. Valley —D. R. Anderson, A. Zembower. Londonderry —James/). Devore. Harrison —Geo. W. Horr. Juniata —John A. Cessna, Geo. Gardill. Srkeltsbur% —J E. Black. Napier —John Sill, John W. Bowen. Southampton —W*m. Adams, John Cavender, Westley Bennett Union —M Wertz. W. B. Lambnght. M. Woodberry —W. M. Pearson, Daniel Barley. JS Woadbtrry—3. I. Noble, J. S. Brumbaugh. ffpuarc/?-W. A. Grorc, J B. Fluke. Broad Top —M. A. Hunter. Liberty —Geo. Roades, D. Stoler. Saxton —Charles Faxon. St Clair— John W. Crisman, Samuel Beckley. Snale Spring —Andrew Mortiinore, J. G. Hart ley and M. S. Ritchey. \V. Providence— Geo. Baughman, Homer Neice. BADICAL OPINION'S OE SIMON CAM ERON. The rage and fury of the Radical leaders at the nomination of Gen. Cam eron, by their representatives in the Legislature, are beyond description. They know that Cameron cares no more about the success of their revolutionary schemes than he does about the ques tion whether the moon is made of green cheese. They don't own him. lie is nobody's man but Simon Cameron's. Hence, the howls of chagrin and dis appointment with which they receive his nomination. We give a few speci mens of these Radical ululations. At a caucus of the C'urtin and Stevens men, held a few hours previous to the nomination of Cameron. Gen. Fisher, Senator from Lancaster, said: "I be lieve the election of Simon Cameron to the Senate of the United States, at this time, would be the greatest disaster that could happen the Republican par ty." Mr. Billingfelt, the other. Senator from Lancaster, said, 0:1 the same occa sion: "A great crime is to be perpe trated to-night. The high office of U nited States Senator is to be bargained away for gain... .He, for one, should n< 4 become a party to a movement thai would bring dishonor and disgrace, not only upon the members of the Legisla ture, but upon their constituents and the great 'Republican'party of Penn sylvania." Messrs. Fisher and Billing felt refused to go into the Radical cau cus. Col. Lemuel Todd, of Cumber land, a leading Radical, said: "I have no hesitancy in saying that the election of Simon Cameron would be the worst calamity that could befall the State. 11 would be a dishonor, not only to the State, but to every member of the Re publican party Better, ten thous and times, that no election should be made than that Cameron should dis grace us." We find these speeches re ported in Forney's Press. The same paper, of the 11th inst., has the follow ing in regard to the nomination of Cameron: "There has never been so studied a violation of public sentiment and public decency, as this nomination. Although a large body of our trusted champions appeared on the ground, protesting against the selection of Cam eron and warning the Union members of the dangers of such a step, their ap peals and admonitions were alike dis regarded." The Pittsburg Commercial, the principal Radical paper in Western Pennsylvania, holds the following lan guage: "Few men can expect to sur vive the odium of supporting Simon Cameron, in the direct violation of their professions, in flagrant disregard of the instructions of their constituents, and in contempt of public opinion. They who shall do so, will speedily dig their political graves, do that which will go far to insure the scorn of honorable men, and raise a cloud over their mem ory so long as it shall live." If all this be true (and it must be, for Radicals never lie!) what a set of ras cals, those members of the Legislature must be who will cast their vote for Cameron for U. S. Senator ! Why, the majority in that body, are written down, by the leading politicians and presses of their own party, as so many corrupt and unprincipled scoundrels, men who would disgrace the State, and what is infinitely worse, dishonor and ruin their party! Well, the quarrel is in their family, and we are quite wil ling tliey shall fight it out. LET it be observed that the Supreme Court of the United States, the high est judicial authority in the country, the tribunal 'which decides all dispu ted Constitutional questions, sustain the Democracy in their opposition to the trial of citizens not in the military or naval service of the United States, by Military Commissions, or Courts Martial. Every word uttered by the Democrats against the persecution of Vallandigham, Dr. Olds, Mr. Maho ney, J. W. Wall, and other leading Democrats, is sustained by the decision of that court in the Milligan case. Re member that even JUDGE CHASE, Secretary of the Treasury, was compelled to concur in this decis ion. Thus are the Democracy vindica ted. THE PRESIDENT IMPEACHED. The impeachment of President John son was one of the threats of the dem agogue during the last political can vass. Accompanying the vituperation and exaggerations of an unusually vi olent campaign, from every radical platform and press, arose the menace to depose the President for violation of the Constitution and abuse of power. When the facts were demanded upon which to base such grave charges, the radicals generally retreated amid a con fusion.of empty words and an absurd jargon about removals from office. Outside the circle of ultra-radicals and their fanatical or ignorant partisans, the subject, when mentioned, excited contempt or indignation only, accord ing to the temperament of the listen er. But the hyperbole of the stump has at last been put into a resolution instructing the Judiciary Committee of the House of Representatives to in quire into the official conduct of the President. The immaculate Ashley, of Toledo, Ohio, who promised his con stituents last fall, "not to give sleep to his eyes nor slumber to his eve-lids un til President Johnson was impeached," introduced the resolution, which was passed by a strict party vote, all the Radicals supporting it except Raymond of New York, and the venerable Judge Spalding, of Ohio. Thus the menace of the political campaign is fulfilled in this initiatory step towards impeachment; Ashley, the insomnious, has redeemed his he roic pledge, and—we shall hear no more of the subject during the present Con gress. For it is not probable that the Judiciary Committee will be able (if willing) to report before thecloseof the present Congress, when it will be too late to act. Practically, the only effect of this bra vado of impeachment, has been a slight flutter in the Wall St. money market. But capital is proverbially timid, and instinctively takes alarm at every ten dency towards violent measures. Else where the movement attracts no atten tion, notwithstanding the melo-dra matic air of the sleepless Ashley and the owlish solemnity of the House. What gives the resolution still less significance, is that the impeachment was not agreed upon in caucus, Mr. Ashley having foolishly resolved to redeem his promise, without coasult ing that formidable body. For the caucus of Thaddeus Stevens is as pow erful at Washington as Marat's Com mittee of Public Safety in revolution ary France, with the conscious disposi tion, but lacking only the power, to exercise the mercies of the guillotine. It is useless to speculate, at this early day, on the probable course of the next Congress, in regard to impeachment; when the hero of Fort shall re ceive the radical lash from the palsied hands of Thad. Stevens. THE ELECTION OF F. S. SENATOR. We presume the election of Simon Cameron to the United States Senate, is a fixed fact, though, at this writing, we have not heard whether he has been chosen. But we know that he is the nominee of the Mongrel caucus, and that, we toke it, is equivalent to an election. The success of Gen. Cameron is the defeat of the Radicals; nay, mere than this, it is the overthrow of a clique of demagogues that have ruled Penn sylvania during the past six years. It is political death to CURTIN and worse than political annihilation to FORNEY, to whom it will lose the Secretaryship of the Senate. Of course, had we been a member of the Legislature, we would have done all in our power to secure the election of thestiffest-backed Dem ocrat in the State, but among all the Radical candidates for the position, our choice was Simon Cameron. For, first, his election smashes the Curtin-Mc- Clure machine, whose Juggernaut wheels have run long enough over the necks of Democrats; secondly, it wipes out the malign influence of Thaddeus Stevens; thirdly, it pulls the last feath er out of the rotten "dead duck," For ney ; and lastly, it makes SIMON CAM ERON, and not a creature of the Mongrel Radical party,U. S.Senator. As to the cry of corruption raised by Stevens, Cur tin and Forney, they are not a wh it purer than Cameron. They are all "tarred with the same stick." If the people would put an end to corruption in the public offices, they must turn their faces not only against Cameron, but against "the whole ship's crew" of the Radical leaders. DEMOCRATIC STATE CONVENTIONS have been held, recently, in Connecti cut and Ohio. Both were largely at tended. The Connecticut Convention did not meet for the purpose of making nominations, but for the more import ant one of considering the state of the country. Resolutions were passed by this Convention, approving of the course of President Johnson, and pledg ing him full support in carrying out the measures of the Government. The Ohio Convention, after adopting an ex- eellent platform, nominated Judge ALLEN G. THURMAN as their candi date for Governor. Judge Thurman is one of the ablest men in the State, has been a member of Congress and Judge of the Supreme Court. He is a i nephew of Hon. William Allen, the old Jacksonian Senator. The Democ racy of Ohio, although in a much greater minority than our party in , Pennsylvania, are up and doing, and intend to give the enemy a hard race in next October. DEMOCRATS! Renumber that the Mongrel Radical Congress has forced unqualified Negro Suffrage upon the people of the District of Columbia, in face of the fact that nine-tenths of the people of the District expressed their opposition to it at the polls. It there be such a tiling as Tyranny, we have it in its most monstrous shape in this act of Congress. Let this matter be talk ed over among the people. Call your neighbors' attention to it. Above all, bring home the fact to your friends in the "Republican" party. They must acknowledge, now, what they lately denied, their party is iti favor of Negro Suffrage, and they must either endorse that doctrine, or they can no longer consistently act with that party. Rut it at them ! THE Carlisle Volunteer has again been enlarged. Messrs. Bratton and Kennedy make an excellent paper, and we rejoice to note their prosperity. WE are indebted to Mr. Stutzman, of the State Senate, and Mr. Weller, of the House, for public documents. WASHINGTON. A'eto of the Dlslrlct Nosrro SnfTrAjsrc Bill : The Kill paKsrd over the Propo se! liiipeaehsiieitt of President .John son : .Ijwkon Banquet: Congress to be Perpetual; That!. Stevens" Defeat. Arc. Correspondence of the Bedford Gazette. WASHINGTON, Jan. 12. MR. EDITOR:— Among the notable events in Congress since my last, 1 sot down the passage of the District of Co lumbia Negro Suffrage Bill, over the veto of the President. The message of President Johnson returning this bill, with his objections, to the Senate, in which it originated, is one of the ablest and clearest that has yet emanated from the pen of Mr. Johnson. It does not leave the Mongrel authors of the meas ure, an inch of ground to stand upon. But, of course, the arguments of the President are not regarded by men who must vote under terror of the par ty lash. A number of "Republicans," in both Houses, voted to sustain the veto, but the bill was passed by a large majority. Hence Negro Suffrage is a fixed fact in the District, and every "contraband," no matter how ignorant, or degraded, will be allowed to cast his vote alongside of the most intelligent white man. If the people in your State who have been acting with the Rad ical party, do not see the tendency and aim of that organization, they are truly to be pitied. Another matter which may be con sidered of some importance elsewhere than in this city, is the proposed im peachment of President Johnson. Mr. J. jr. Ashley, M. C. from Ohio, a few days ago, introduced a resolution in structing the committee on the Judi ciary to inquire into the propriety of preferring articles of impeachment a gainst the President of the United States, basing his resolution upon charges of a corrupt use of the powers of the executive. This resolution was passed. 'Judge Spalding, of Ohio, op posed it, and several other "Republic an" members voted against it. The Judiciary committee are empowered to take testimony, and to this end, to send for persons and papers. I under stand the testimony of Ashley, him self, and that of John W. Forney, are to be taken before this committee. Ashley and Forney, par nobile frat rum ! If the President is to be impeached up on the evidence of such men, an Arch angel would not be safe in the Presi dential chair- There is not much im portance attached, here, to this im peachment scheme. It is bound to fail. Nevertheless, the Radical party, having commenced it, must push it to a conclusion. They dare not halt now. If they stop where they are, they ac knowledge themselves whipped. If they go on, the people will laugh them to scorn. Between the horns of this dilemma, prefer to risk the latter, simply because it is in the future, and. Micawber-like, they expect something to turn up which may relieve them of the odium which must attach to them if they fail. The glorious eighth of January—Old Hickory's day—was celebrated by the Democrats and National Union men, by a grand banquet at the National Hotel. The venerable FRANCIS P. BLAIR, SR., presided. PRESIDENT JOHNSON attended and was seated at the right hand of Mr. Blair. His en trance into the banquet hall was greet ed with cheers and the waving of hand kerchiefs. The health of the President was proposed, and in response his Ex cellency gave the followingsentiment: "No State has a right of its own will, under the Constitution, to renounce its place in, or to withdraw from, the Union; nor has the Congress of the United States a Constitutional power to degrade the people of any State, by reducing them to the condition of a mere territorial dependency upon the federal head. The one is a disruption and dissolution of the government; the other is a consolidation and an ex ercise of despotic power. The advo cates of the latter are aiikethe enemies of the Union and of our Constitutional form of Government." This senti- ment was received with vociferous ap plause. Speeches were made by Hon. Edgar Cowan, Hon. J. R. Doolittle, Hon. J. S. Black, Hon. T. A. Hen dricks, Hon. M. Blair and others. Judge Black eulogized the Supreme Court for its action in regard to Milita ry Cdninlissicfns and paid a high trib ute to Mr. Justice Davis. Taking it all in all the banquet was a grand suc cess. Congress is to be perpetual. A bill for this purpose has been passed by both Houses of Congress. The next Congress is to meet on the fourth of March, next, immediately after thead journmeut of the present one. Of course the tax-payers will relish this arrangement. It seems necessary that Congress should be in continual session in order — to save the Radical party ! Any public measure tending to this end, Will, of course, receive the sanc tion of the people, and nobody will complain of the expenses it will entail upon us. The defeat of Stevens for U. S. Sen ator is received in conservative circles here as a favorable omen. It is thought that Cameron will not vote with the extreme men of his party. The Radi cals do not regard him as sound on the impeachment question, as wellas some other measures of theirs. Gen. Coffroth, Assessor of Internal Revenue, is here, looking as serene and happy as ever. The General's confir mation bv the Senate is confidently ex pected. More anon from PRY. ii —— lIARRISBURC. Kprrinl liO^Glatinn: The Fight for X'. K. Senator: Cameron nominated by the Mongrels, Cowan toy the Democrats: Election of Mate Treasurer ; Contested Seats, Ac., Ac. Correspondence of the Bedford Gazette. HAKRISBUBG, Jan. 14. MR. EDITOR:—The legislative fur nace is now in full blast, and the usual amount of special legislation is being rushed through. This kind of law making has become a positive nuisance. Even Gov. Curtin, in his late message, was obliged to raise hisvoioe against it. Our printed laws, annually, make a ponderous volume, three fourths of which is composed of special legisla tion. Of this character is the law reg ulating the selection of jurors in your district. Now, if there is anything good in that law, why not make it gen eral, so that the whole State may have the benefit of its wholesome provis ions? Will somechampion of cial jury law please answer this ques- 1 tion ? The great fight among the Mongrels for the U. S. Senators]]ip, is ended at last. Their caucus met on Thursday evening last, and nominated Simon Cameron ! The vote stood, Cameron, 40; Curtin, 23; Stevens, 7; Grow, 4. Two of Stevens' men, Senators Billing felt Hud Fisher, did not go into the caucus. They knew that it was vain to oppose Cameron, and, concluding that in this instance, "discretion was the better part of valor," they kept clear of the battle. Whether they will vote for the General, now that he has received the endorsement of their party, remains to be seen. Messrs. Stutzman and Weller, of your district, voted for Cameron ; Mr. Richards vo ted for Stevens. Poor Curtin! "What a fall was there, my countrymen!" Poor, miserable tool! His treachery to President Johnson and his violation of pledges to the Democrats, have brought him nothing but defeat and disgrace, llis stumping-tour for Geary, his sign ing of the infamous "Deserter Bill," his electioneering harangue injected into the bowels of his late message, all were to no purpose. He got down on his belly to eat dirt that he might be elevated to the C. S. Senatorship, but those whose favorhe sought, only tram pled him deeper into the mire. Fare well to the demagogue! Let him lie in the grave he digged for another, but into which himself has fallen. Thad. Stevens, too, has received a terrible re buke at the handsof his party. He re ceived but seven of the eighty votes cast in the caucus. The "Great Common er" has been decidedly flattened out. Ilis power in Pennsylvania, is broken forever. I am told that his influence is on the wane in Congress, and that he denounces his radical compatriots, as cowards and knaves. Hon. Edgar Cowan has been nomina ted by the Democrats, as their qmdi date for U. S. Senator. This is a com pliment well deserved by the eminent statesman who during the past six years has soably represented the real feelings and true opinions of the people of Pennsylvania. This nomination rep resents 290,000 voters, a decided major ity of all the legal voters of this State. If what the Mongrel papers state be true, i. e., that Cameron's nomination was obtained by corrupt means, and was not made by the will of their par ty, then Mr. Cowan is certainly the choice of a majority of the people of Pennsylvania, rather than the caucus nominee of the Mongrels. The elec tion for U. S. Senator comes off to-mor row, when, 1 presume,' Gen. Simon Cameron will be chosen. The Curtin and Stevens mfen talked loudly about the outrage upon the people by the "corrupt endeavors of Cameron" to obtain the Mongrel nomination, hut they dare not vote against the man whom they have charged with conduct so monstrous and shameful. If the people would rid themselves of such representatives, it is high time they be stir themselves.

W. 11. Kemble has l>een re-elected Btate Treks u rer. Th e I )em oerats voted for John F. Spangler, of York, who may now be considered in the "line of succession." A number of seats in the lower house are to be contested; that of Mr. Mullin,of Philadelphia, on the ground that he is not naturalized; that of Mr. Roush, of the Lycoming district, on the ground that "deserters!' voted and acted as election officers; and that of Col. Linton, of Cambria, on any possi- ble ground that may give the commit tee drawn in his case, an excuse to oust him. Linton's majority was upwards of 700 and Mullin's about twice as much. But what care the miscreants who "run" the Legislature for such ex pressions of the popular will? To-morrow Gov. Geary will be in augurated. Great preparations have been made for the occasion. The hero of Snickersville will be seated in the gubernatorial chair with all "the pomp and circumstance of glorious war." The State will pay the piper, and Berg ner and Ivunkle, who resisted the pay ment of expenses for honors to Grant and Farragut, will not say a word in behalf of the "suffering tax-payers." I shall try to keep the Legislature so ber, but, of course, that is an easy mat ter, as none of the members are ever known to drink. LEX. For the Bedford Gazette. THE IM hIKVCE OF WOMAN. "Hail, woman, hail! last formed in Eden's bowers, I Midst humming streams and fragrant breathing ; flowers, ' Thou art 'inidlight and gloom, through good and ill, j Creator's glory, man's chief blessing still. Thou calm'st our thoughts, as halcyons calm the ; sea, Sooth'st in distress, when servile minions flee ; And 0, without thy sun-bright smiles below, Life were a night, and earth a waste of wo." 31K. EDITOR : —As the tendencies of the times seem to threaten the domes tic circle with the loss of the presence and talismanic influence of woman, its present "brightest ornament and glo ry," by transferring her to the public positions of political life, to aid the politicians of the day in their intrigues of ambition and corruption, but man ifestly to the detriment of woman's true sphere, purityand power in social life, I offer for insertibn in your staunch and excellent paper, the following just and appropriate sentiments of Dr. Spring, as found in his admirable j work, entitled "Obligations of the' World to the Bible." They will, doubt- j less, prove highly acceptable to the j readers of the GAZETTE, as they are in I themselves, full of refreshing truth in j these dark and degenerate days: "In speaking of the social institu- j tions," says Dr. Spring, "we may not j forget how much the Bible has done for i woman. —The Bible has an appropriate place for woman, a place for which she is fitted, and in which she shines. It elevates her, but assigns her her proper sphere. It does i ndoed exclude her from the corruption of thecamp and the re bates of the forum. It does not invite her to the professor's chair, nor conduct her to the bar, nor make her welcome to the pulpit, nor admit her to the place of magistry. It bids her beware how she overleaps the delicacy of her sex, and listens to the doctrines of effeminate debates, or becomes the dupeof modern reformers and fashionable journalists. It asks not to hear her gentle voice in the popular assembly, and even usuf fers her not to speak in the Church of God." It claims not for her the right of suffrage, nor any immunity by which she may "usurp authority over the man." And yet it gives her her throne; for she is the queen of the domestic cir cle. It is the bosom of her family. It is the heart of her husband and chil dren. It is the supremacy in all that interesting domain, where love, and tenderness, and refinement of thought and feeling preside. It is the privilege of making her husband happy and hon ored, and her sons and her daughters the ornaments of human society. It is the sphere of piety, prudence, dili gence in the domestic station, and a ho ly and devout life. It is the sphere that was occupied by Hannah, the mother of Samuel; by Elizabeth, the mother of John; and by Mary, the mother of Jesys. It is "the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which, in the sight of God, is of great price." It is the respect and esteem of mankind. It is that silent, unobserved, unobtru sive influence by which she accom plishes more for her race than many whose names occupy a broad space on the page of history. More than this, too, does the Bible do for woman. It opens to her the stores of knowledge. It proscribes her no intellectual advance ment. It commits to her intelligent culture the minds of the rising genera tion. it tells her that her peculiar prov ince is to embellish and adorn. It op ens before her the lovliest spheres of active benevolence, so that, while in the scriptural sense, she is to be a "keep er at home," she is yet to go forth as an angel of mercy, in ministrations to the poor, the afflicted, the widow, the orphan, the sick and the dying. The Bible does more for woman than for the stronger sex, because it gives her more piety than it gives to pious men; more ardency and devotion in her relig ious affections; more numerous, as well as more illustrious examples of conver ting grace; a greater reward, and a brighter crown. Nor can sheeverknow what she owes to the Bible, until she is 'presented by her great Lord and hus band, faultless before the throne." I'£RIODICALS. THE LITTLE PILC;HIM.— We have before us the January number of Grace Greenwood's "Little Pilgrim," a monthly magazine for children. It is a very interesting little paper, and con tains more reading matter than any of the Children's magazines. Terms, sing le copies, GO cents per year ;five copies, $2,75; nine copies and one to getter-up of club, $5,00. Address L. K. Lippin cott, 319 Walnut st., Philadelphia. OLIVER OPTIC'S MAGAZINE.— This is a weekly magazine for boys and girls which we are bound to commend as worthy of the support of our young readers. It contains a large amount of interesting reading for young folks, and the Rebuses and Riddles, of them selves, are worth the subscription price. Price $2,00 per a'num; $l,OO for six months. Address Lee and Shepard, Boston. THE Leonard Scott Publishing Com pany, 38 Walker street, New York, con tinue to republish the four leadihg British Quarterlies: The London Quar terly Review (conservative,) the Kdin burg Review (whig), the Westminster Review (radical), and the North Brit ish Review (free church). They also reprint Blackwood's Magazine. This Company deserves the gratitude of the American public for bringing these val uable periodicals to our door at a price within the reach of so many. Either may be obtained at the price of four dollars, any two for seven dollars, and all live for fifteen dollars. The literary character of these publications is too well known to need commendation from us. COSOUI!H8. SEXATE.— Thellousebill authorizing the construction of a branch of the Bal timore and Potomac Railroad into the j District of Columbia was reported from j the Committee on the District with amendments. The Nebraska bill was | taken up and discussed. Separate votes were taken on the amendments of Messrs. Edmunds and Brown provid ing for negro suffrage in that Territory before it shall be admitted as a State, and they were rejected. Mr. Edmunds then renewed his amendment making negro suffrages condition of admission, and it was passed. The bill was then passed as amended—yeas 24, nays 1 ">. The bill for the admission of Colorado was then taken up and passed with an amendment similar to the one adopted in the Nebraska bill. The vote was yeas 23, nays 11. The Senate then ad journed. HOUSE.—A number of resolutions were introduced and referred. The Com mittee on Naval Affairs was instructed to inquire into the propriety ofamend ing the Appropriation bill of July 2S, ISGG, so as to allow sailors and marines in the United States service, to receive the same bounty as soldiers. The Com mittee on Ways and Means was instruc ted to inquire into the expediency of amending the income tax law so as to exempt all incomes under twenty-one hundred dollars from taxation, and to tax all over that amount five per cent. A bill was passed providing for the pur chase of the lower portion of the City Hall Park in New York asa site for an United States Postoffice and Custom House building in that city, for the sum of five hundred thousand dollars. A bill to incorporate the National Safety Fund Company of Washington city was passed. Messages were received from the President enclosing the following reports: from the Secretary of War a report of the proceedings in relation to the trial of Crawford, Keys and others, charged with the murder of Federal sol diers in South Carolina, and the subse quent respite of their sentences;a re port from the Secretary of Navy rela ting to the amount charged the State Department for the use* of naval vessels since May, 'O4; a report of the Attorney General giving the names of all citi zens of the Southern States pardoned by the President, &c. This list com prises some three or four hundred names. The following are the names of those pardoned from Maryland: Frederick Chatard, Commander C. S. N; Bradley Johnson, Brigadier Gener al C. S. A., and George 11. Steuart, Ma jor General C. S. A. The bill granting additional compensation to certain em ployees in the civil service of the Gov ernment at Washington. A number of amendments were proposed and reject ed, as was also a substitute offered by Mr. Farnsworth. Pending a vote on the passage of the bill the House ad- I journed. SENATE.—A number of memorials and petitions were presented and dis posed of. The bili regulating the time for the meeting of Congress was taken up" the question being on the amend ment reported by the Committee on the Judiciary, providing that members of the present Congress, who are also members of the next, shall not receive mileage for the additional session pro vided for in the bill, to commence on the 4th of March, ISG7. After some dis cussion the amendment was adopted. A long discussion then ensued on the bili, which was finally passed by a vote of yeas 2G, nays 7. The bill amending the organic acts of the different Terri tories, which declare that there shall be no denial of the right of franchise or any other right on account of race or color, in any Territory, was taken up and passed—yeas 24, nays 8. The bill regulating the tenure of civil offices was then taken up. This bill makes the consent of the Senate necessary to all appointments to civil offices, except in the Cabinet. The President may make temporary removals for cause, or fill vacancies occurring during the re cess of the Senate, but these appoint ments must be confirmed by the Sen : ate at its next session, to become per i manent. An amendment was offered by Mr. Howe to include Cabinet officers in the bill. After a long discussion it was rejected. The discussion of the bill was then continued, but withouttaking | any further action on it the Senate ad journed. HOUSE.—'The credentials of the Hon. Thomas J. Foster, Representative elect from the Sixth Alabama, and Hon. A j M. Branch, from the Third Texas dis trict, were presented and referred. A i bill was passed authorizing the Post i master General to route agents I of the Postoffice BepaWnent salaries | not less than nine hundred or more than twelvehundreddollarsperannum. : A bill declaring the bridge across the j Mississippi River, from Xevv Albany, ! Illinois, to Clinton, lowa, a post route, j was passed after a long discussion. The ! Senate amendment to the bill regula ! ting the time for the meetings of Cong ress, which prohibitsconstructive mile ! age, was concurred in, as was also the j Senate amendment to the bill amend ■ ing the organic acts of the Territories, I which provides for negro suffrage there -1 in. The vote on the latter was yeas 104, j nays 38. The bill for the admission of ! Nebraska was thentakeu up. Mr.Ash | ley demanded the previous question on j the bill. A number of members pro tested against such hasty action, and amotion was made to lay the bill on the table, which was lost. Mr. Ashley then renewed liis motion, but it was not seconded. A motion was then made to refer the hill to the Committee on Territories. Pending a vote the House adjourned. | SENATE. —A petition was presented by Mr. Sumner, signed by certain par ties calling themselves "loyal citizens of Arkansa.-," asking that the present tetate Government be abolished. The Committee on Naval Affairs was in : structed to inquire into the expediency of temporarily closing the Norfolk Na <vy Yard. The bill to provide for the i payment of pensions was taken up, and i after a short discussion was laid aside, ! and the biil regulating the tenure of civil offices was taken up. An amend ment was adopted requiring the Secre tary of the Senate, at the end of each session, to furnish to the Secretary, and to other officers of the Treasury, lists of ! all persons nominated tooffice, and who have been rejected or not eonfirmed by the Senate. After a long discussion the bill was laid over without any ad ditional action on it. The Committee |on Finance reported Commissioner ! Well's bill (recommending, however, j certain amendments to be made in it) i as a substitute for the House Tariff bill. The Senate then went into executive ! session, and at its close adjourned until i Monday. HOUSE.— A number of private bills were reported and disposed of. The House then went into Committeeofthe Whole lor the consideration of private hills, and afterwards, in Committee of the Whole, took up the Legislative Ex ecutiveand Judicial Appropriation bill. A long discussion took place on the amendment appropriating eighty thou sand dollars to defray the expenses of putting up seeds, Ac., in the Agricul tural Bureau. During the debate seyer al members denounced Commissioner Newffon as inefficient and unfit for the i office of Chief of the Bureau, whilst oth- ers defended him. A number of amend ments were also offered cuttiug down the appropriation. Without coming to any definite conclusion, however, the Committee rose and the House adjourn —Gov. Morton, of Indiana, has re ceived the Radical nomination for U nited States Senator. —The Maryland J legislature will e leet a United States Senator to-night, 14th. —Gen. Grant approves of the Presi dent's veto of the District White Man's Degradation Bill. So does every body of common sense and patriotic princi ple. SPECIAL NOTICES. SCHENCK'S SEAWEED TOXIC.—This medicine, invented by Dr. J. 11. Sehenck. of Phil adelphia, is intended to dissolve the food and make it into chyle, the first process of digestion. Br cleansing the stomach with Schenck's Mandrake Pills, the Tonic soon restores the appetite, and food, that could not be eaten before using it will be eas ily digested. Consumption cannot be cured by Schenck's Pul monic Syrup unless the stomach and liyer is made healthy and the appetite restored, hence the Tonic and Pills are required in nearly every case of con sumption. A half doien bottles of the SEAWEED TOXIC, and three or four boxes of the MANDRAKE PILLS will cure any ordinnry c ise of dyspepsia. Dr. Sehenck makes professional visits in New York, Boston, and at his principal lAC in Phila delphia every week. See daily papers of each place, or his pamphlet on consumption, for his days of visitation. Please observe, when purchasing, that the two likenesses of the Doctor, one when in the last stage of consumption, and the other as he now is, in per fect health, are on the Government stamp. Sold by all druggists and dealers; price $1 50 per bottle, or $7 50 the half dozen. All letters for advice should be addressed to Dr. Schenck's prin cipal Office, No. 15 North Sixth street, Philadel phia, Pa. 0ct19'66 lstw - •• PREPARED OIL OF PALM AND MACE for PRESERVING, RESTORING, and BEAUTIFYING the HAIR, and is the most delightful and wonder ful article the world ever produced. Ladies will find it not only a certain remedy to Restore. Darken and Beautify the llair, but also a desirable article for the Toilet, as it is highly per fumed with a rich and delicate perfume, indepen dent of the fragrant odor of the Oils of Palm and Mace. TIIE MARVEL OF PERU, a new and beautiful perfume, which delicacy of scent, and the tenacity with which it clings to the handkerchief and person, is unequaled. The above articles for sale by all Dfugjfists and Perfumers, at SI per bottle each. Sentby express to any address by proprietors, T. AV. AVRIGHT A CO.. octl9'6Gyl 100 Liberty St., New York. To OWNERS OF HORSES AND CAT TLE.—TOBIAS' DERBY CONDITION POWDERS are warranted superior to any others, or no pay, for the cure of Distemper, Worms, Bots, Coughs, Hide bound, Colds, Ac., in Horses; and Colds, Coughs, Loss of Milk, Black Tongue, Horn Distemper, Ac., in Cattle. These Powders were formerly put up by Simpson I. Tobias, son of Dr. Tobias, and, since his death, the demand has been so great for them, that Dr. Tobias has continued to manufacture them. They are perfectly safe and innocent; no need of stopping the working of your animals. They increase the appetite, give a fine coat, cleanse the stomach and urinary organs ; also increase the milk of cows. Try them, and you will never be without them. Hiram Woodruff, the celebrated trainer of trotting horses, has used them for years, and recommends them to his friends. Col. Philo P. Bush, of the Jerome Race Course, Fordham, N. Y., would not use them until he was told of what they are composed, since which he is never without them. He has over 20 running horses in his charge, and for the last three years he has used no other medicine for them. He has kindly per mitted me 10 refer any one to him. Over 1,000 other references can be seen at the depot. Sold by Druggists and Saddlers. Price 25 cents per box. Depot, 56 Cortlandt Street, New York. nov3ow7 INVASION!—Do you wish to have your hair cauterized from the scalp? No. Then, beware of the new brood of Nitriolic and oaustic Dyes got up by nostrum-mongers, who bear the: same relation to the responsible Chemist that PIRATES A.ND PRIVATERRS bear to honest merchantnven. Remember that the experience of years, and the very highest scientific, j endorsements, guarantee the superiority of CHRISTADORO'S HAIR DI E over every other in use. It is purely vegetable,, infallible and instantaneous. Manufactured by J. CHRISTADORO, 6 Astor House, New York. Sold by Druggists. Applied by all Hair Dressers. janlml CONTAGIOUS DlSEASES.—Watermust be adapted to the nature of the fish, or there will be no increase; the soil must be adapted to the seed, or there will be small returns; and the hu man body must contain impurities, or there will be no sickness. The man whose bowels and blood have been cleansed by a few BRANDBETH'S PILLS may walk through infected districts without fear. "The life of the flesb is in the brood." To secure health we must use BRAXDRETH'S PILLS, because but from unhealthy accumulations in the bowels or the blood, which Brandreth's Pills remove; this method is following nature, and is safe, and has STOOD THE TEST OF TIME. See B. Brandreth in white letters in the Government stamp. Sold by all Druggists. jan4ml To CONSUMPTIVES. —The advertiser, having been restored t" health in a few weeks by a very simple remedy, after having suffered for several years with a severe lung affection, and that dread disease, Consumption—is anxious to make known to his fellow-sufferers the means of cure. To all who desire it, he will send a copy of the prescription used (free of charge), with the direc tions for preparing and using the same, which they will find a sure CORE for CONSUMPTION, ASTIIMA. BRONCHITIS, COUGHS COLDS, and all Throat and Lung Affections. The only object of the advertiser in sending the Proscription benefit the afflicted, and spread information which he conceives to be invaluable, and he hopes every sufferer will try his remedy, as it will cost them nothing, and may prove a blessing. Parties wishing the prescription, FREE, byre turn mail, will please address REV. EDWARD A. WILSON, Williainsburgb, Kings Co., New York. Jan. 5, '66—ly. ITCH! ITCH! ITCH! ITCll !— Scratch Scratch ! Scratch .'— WHEATON'S OINTMENT will cure Itch in 48 Hours. Also cures Salt Rheum, Ulcers, Chilblains, and all Eruptions of the Skin. Price 50 cents. For sale by all druggists By sending 60 cents to Weeks A Potter, sole agents. 170 Washington street Boston, it will be forwarded by mail, free of post age, to any part of the United States. funB,'66.-ly. ERRORS OF YOUTH.—A Gentleman who suffered for years from Nervous Debility, Pre mature Decay, and all the effects of youthful in discretion, will, for the sake of suffering humani ty, send free to all who need it, the recipe and di rections for making the simple remedy by which he was cured. Sufferers wishing to profit by the advertisers experience, can do so bv addressing JOHN B. OGDEN, No. 13 Chambers St., New York. Jan. 5, 66—ly. STRANGE, BUT TRUE.—Every young lady and gentleman in the United States can hear something very much to their advantage by re turn mail (free of charge,) by addressing the un dersigned. Thoso having fei rs of being humbug ged will oblige by not noticing this card. Others will pleaso address their obedient servant, TUOS. F. CHAPMAN, 831 Broadway, New York Jan. 5, '66—ly.