Newspaper of The Chicago Tribune, January 20, 1867, Page 1

Newspaper of The Chicago Tribune dated January 20, 1867 Page 1
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FBOKBUfturS. last Evening's Despatches bv Atlantic Cable. Sontli American War News Via London. Report that the Allies Will Soon Take the o(Tensive. (Till WAlifiTON, Vetoes Expected on the Cleorado and Nebraska Bills. An Appeal to Congress From, the Southern Unionists, COMM. debate in the Senate on the Ba. krupt Bill. Rca-c—Consideration of the Surens Deconstruction Bill. VALPARAISO TRAGEDY. The Murderer Page Removed to laporlc to Avoid Lynch kg. Svidei.ce Before the Core' pel’s Jury Yesterday. Testimony of the Only Surviv ing Witness of the Deed. FROH EUROPE. B 1 OCEAN TBLUGBAPH. GREAT RRITAIX. Loxdom, January IS—Evening. Ills reported that Queen Victoria will visit the Tatis Exposition while on her way to Germany. SOUTH AMXHICAN WAR XEWS. Rio JAjrer.lo. December 53,1 . via Loudon, January IS. f It is said that the allies will soon assume the edensh c. The Paraguayan army is bo discontented. Latest KnglKh markets. Lttxkpool, January 18— Evening. Tlie market fir cotton Is without quotable change, ji-e vanchfstcr market ior cooUt and rams la very Lrvzai-aoL, January IS. PreorUtultt active. Corn scarce; and prices advanced 1.-, is* per qoartrr lor mixed Western Amertum. Wheat p-Isoflmcr. and tends upward. Coffee 6l«aC3s per 1W weight for Bio. Cheetc slightly advanced. Bosdox, January IS—Evening. Consols for money, 90*; 5-20s,TJ*; mmols Central, • 1 ,; Eric, 43V. FROM WASHINGTON. [Bpodal Despatch to tbo CMtago Tribnne.] Wasqixotok, D. C., January 10. mui or sounumx unionists. The Loyal Southern Association of this city, composed of a largo number of Influential South ern men wbo hsvo been obliged to loavo their homes because of persecution, will, on Mondsy nest, throng» Thomas *3. Durant, Its President* lay before Congress an urgent appeal, of which the following is an extract: ‘‘<Pho President, after repeated assertions by Congress as toils legislative power find In opposition to the rixoco live power, and, also n opposition to Ibo expressed will of the loyal people of the ration gt the ballut-bjif, still persists Id a contumacy that. If allowed to Ibevall, v 111 virtually unhinge the government t amowork cf the United Mutes tinder the Conul tution, attempt to bold in subordination, in keep under Uio ban of disability tbs Union ole* mint, ami to hold U In subjection rebel elo tumUle apolitical coarse that can ttml uoap.l- f-y or excuse. It uassitiddal to ibe life of the nation ab It U cnjnit and wicked In-purpose. j(bat porllou of tbe Southern p-utile who have voluntarily abjured tbelr allegiance to tbo Oov ftnmentcf th-* United blstes, and at tire highest evident* oi abjuration reviled and Ueaoaucod and made wnr agalbsl it, aud which hive thus became tbe ci.eiatea ot tbu Constitution und tMb Uni *n. bavo been the people almost ex* datively favored by participation lu political power. He baa made tbe support of Ui* usurpa t;otutbe teat of hla favoritism add encouragement, vblldbopopbitlon to it Las drawn from Uioi on ex hibition of mallaoua atdmoalty. Andrew John ■oo bis assisted to restore them to temporary power unoer pretended State organisations. lie iiis dlngemly worked and cooperated to assist t:>cm in tbe exclusion of tbe Union people of the South for the benefit of each only as would npbold the acts ofa depraved tyrant, rebuked by tbe voice sad verdict of an Indignant people. He stitiper dats In bis air oclona policy of giving ‘bo control of ircSouib unrepentant of their past crimes as tl& loyal people oUbe Untied Mtales are determined to establish aud maintain a protjet ivc Government. Uis maintained by this Associ ation, by Congqpss and by the loyal people of the United Slates, that Congress alone baa the power, and the exclusive power to establi-h, maintain and secure, undic laws to be enacted, protective republican Governments in these Southern States. We further maintain that no progress is possible to t>e made as long as Andrew Johnson shall be permitted to stand on , bis , usurpation, defying the power of ' Congress and heedless of the execution of the lawa designed to afford protection Whilst we indignantly maintain that Andrew Johneon, is and sbonld be held responsible for the murders and assassinations as well as the general abuse of Union men and freedmenin the South, ws are painfully constrained to believe that the continuation of fab course baa been too mneb en couraged by the forbearing policy of Congress. That body ha; a duty to perform in vindicating its claim to power, as mneb so as is the perform ance of any doty. Toil it confided the high power amoogsiother powers to restrain and con- strain ever; other department of the Government, to act within the sphere of its juctsdlcaon. It was ! ansed with the power of Impeachment, ned made politically supreme for (hla very narpose. It la hound by Us .odclal oath to discharge tala dnty as well a« all other*. Painful a* the task may be, and di 'treating to the send* hiliUta of our people, necessity Imposes on , Congress theTequlirment ol aOlrma lively, and by all constitutional means. Us pollU rai pr«osttllTCS. ,, tux Ausnitm xxssion. The resolution moved In the Senate by Mr. Sumner, calling for the correspondsßca between Sir. Seward and Minister Modey, * ill, if answered In fail/brme to light some curious documents of the existence of which the country has little idea. There Is authority for saynur ln most positive term* that Mr. Motloy haj not voluntarily resigned hit post as Minister to Austria. Tn» Lxaacs xslivd warr taud uni. S Tbe Senate Ncrcl Committee jrere «!“£ e~ monaln reporting the l«airtm Island Nary \ ard ' ’ Dill this nonto and when Ucomeanp for consld- Vi < <r»llon two j&mbers will probably Bpc»it ag»in*t :i u. heumi wrwa. Pnvatc advices from olQdal sources In the city of Mexico say that the French arc ail to leave by the last of ibis month, or the first ol February, and that Joan* will enter tfce city la less than twentj-four hoars after its evacoatlon. •tub- gold mix. The Ways and Means Committee bad Secretary McCulloch before! hem to-day, retarding the Gold Dill* The committee Is nearly unanimous in the opinion that the Secretary should dot bare the power to operate on the market by secret transac tions. vaTioxax babk sicoami*. I Tto securities held by the Treasurer of the Uni- I ted States in I nut for National Banka reported to day were as follows: for circulating notes, fcKP 565.180: aa aecmlty for the deposits of pub- I Uc monera, J33,r.a,K», Jaaklng the total amount I I «p»»«tntr TiiaailßSghaHTfl, I . The following sums of money have.jjj® t}** boned at tbe Treasury Department daring the week coding to-day: To the War Department, IMJCO6S; Navy Department, f558,85i; Interior ! Department S»a,9SO; total, «2,145,t0T. xxnoxax iukk emeutanox. Tbe amount of National Bank currency issued lb# nast weak was *477.5*0; making the total amoSnl up 10 ROO,»H,MI. From “““ 1 ‘“ be dednetod the currency reinrued, inclndlps ppioppupu to ,n icmrl circulation plt»b dolo IWS.KJ.m a. joussou ton) to winuoiut roucl mm- It is probable th.l an «mrt trill ho next to net tithe cocreapondcncc nfcleh took pUco be tween the Preildcnt tod Governor Swann Inal pterion, to the last election, rclaUns to eendlnc Lope to EaUltnoro to Interfere In the PoUqt onm ntlialonen’ difficulty. The Maryland Uei.l.tnre rcfUßtd yesterday Governor Swann for a copy ol thle correspondence. wwiomnt osthxbiko. Chief Justice Chaw will preside to-moirow n"SU.pcat Melhodlil Mletlonary Meritrc here, and perhaps will make a brief speech. WOBxnrojs* rxrxcrxn. WiannccToa, January gnujors from Nebraska aud Colorado received no mjeoumje m«t frot the Presldentln lb«rßecent Inerts w, and I* seem* certain that he will veto com ouu. He Is not only opposed to them on thalr menu. ■ra ■; tlopM kr Ooiftm coacmaooenmißaoisiiui. WitaisQTOK, January Ifl.-Ats meeting of tk' W»y» »d Mcui OommlUs* to4ay, SwtbKtt Met tlloch gave the members to under* tod Ik \t GoSim'SJ^ut 10 n^““: 111 “ lM o, e*'« *f , . os nrt, *fpo»ted If lie B#n«te rrlectDlr si Minis* (.V.?. K.r'l! •stf.'W-' rf.SoaSi ©» l*ew York, and Foster br sent to ‘ ifiTioxjiLnixs^oit*. Jjatiuy IV.-rtiiloosl Bank notes iMordtami iLe Tnasury for ibe we;k, H7.JTO. ™V^ nil currency received at lbs Department, **S7»WOs amount shipped, SS3UST3. v . ... OK HAsorAottasr. t K i!bstapdluc there is a atzooc pressnre to induce too w«« and Means Committee *o repeal the lire per Wit Us os manufacture*. It will not be done this session. Neither will they reduce the las on cotton. . TMAiUKT nutnunißn. . Dlsunircmonls of the Trcaanry tor the week, |U,US,Ik7. . iMTinun nsreninr nsezim. Hecelp'a of Internal Revenue tor the week fa.2c0,075. congressional proceedings. * Washwotoh, January 18. BKNATE. A commnnlctUon from the Secretary of War was received traunalltlug the report of the Engi neer*’ Ucpt» tmcnt of the aiay for 1860. ICefjrrod. Mr. UENOIUCKB. from the Naval Committee, reported (he Uonse Dill of last session in favor of the select! <.n of Leagne island as on Iron-clod dc not. Omered to he printed. Mr,.WILLIAMb Introduced a hill to grant ad ditional jawi in aid ol the construction of a rail road fiumlAke Superior to I’ogct Sound. Re ferred. The bill anthorlxingLbe construction of a direct railroad i<y ihQißaUtmore & Ohio Road from Mo uocacyimotco UUlrlcl of Columbia, was deba ted without action. * Tno Bankrupt Bill came up}*' the regular order. 7t is tbo Boos? Bill of last action amended by the Judiciary Committee. The amendment to give the appointment of reg isters ol bankruptcy to the District Instead of to Ibe Circuit Comt, upon recommendation of the Chief Justine, was adopted. Aojourued. The SPEAKER presented the memorial of the Xlacolah Logielatme, relative to a geographical hirvej ol tho fi'uo ilill country. A number of private bills passed. Executive communications were > presented transmitting reports from me Secretary ol tac Nt-* \y, covering a list ol contracts madu bylhcKa cUeer Department for IflttO. The Senate Bill regulating the tenure of certain civil office*, was ordered printed. Ur. PAINE Introduced a bill to amend the act of 19C1. granting lands for a military road from Fort Pickens, Michigan, to Green Boy, Wisconsin. Retaned. • The Military Committee was directed to Inquire Into (be propriety and justice of paying bounty to ('alifornla troops enlisted for three years or the tiar, but discharged by reason of Its termination. Ibe library Committee was Ins l reeled to In quire Into tbc expediency of purchasing Page’s picture of Farrago!, now In the CapUol rotunda. Tho Houte proceeded to (be consideration of Ur. Stevens* Deconstruction BUI. Ur. SPALDING oficred an amendment bub* pending until me rebellions Slates are admitted to representation m Congress, the writ of hahtat conma, and pltclng tbcm under martial law. Ur. STEVENS accepted the amendment. Ur. EOONTZ advocated the bill, particularly favoring a dlslranchisemeut of the rebels and en franchise ment of the blacks. Ur. SCOFIRI.D made a speech, the tenor of which was that (be obstacle t,u reconstrecUon In the Sonth was not either of tho political parties, but the perfidious Secretary of Slate, and the Judge who holds the balance of power on the So* premc Court beech, Ibrwbom mo Secretary is pro* paring precedents. „ - Ut.WARD,or Kcntncby,#poke in opposition to the Mil, atoning mat kindness and not persecu tion oucbt'to be practiced towards tho Sonth. Ho denounced ILe bill as a bill of forcible secession, and appeiled for peace and couclliatioo. Mr. PLANTS feoppotted Ibo bill. While favor ing Its r< lertnce ami eubititnte to the Committee on Deconstruction, he tavored tbc amendment of existing Slate Government* In tbc South, disfran chising the rebels and ct franchising the bucks. Mr. MILLED announced that be would, at the proper Dmc, ofler an amendment providing that no state ebould be admitted to representation in Congress until It bad ratified the Constitutional Amendment. He spoke in favor of the bill and hie amendment. Adjourned. THE VALPARAISO TRAGEDY. The Murderer Pace taken to Laporte Jail to avoid liyuctunc—Tne Coro* ner’n Inqncat—Teatlinonj* ofniu f<u* cioljib) ttic only Surviving \Fltucsif of Ike Peed. [Special Despatch to the Chicago Tribune.] Valparaiso, Ikd., Jan. 19. Page was taken onl_ of jail yesterday to avoid tbo mob of excited Germans, who were gathering, (Mks Ludulph la a German), and conveyed to Taportc. 6n the road be denied all knowledge of thoaOair, but at one point, evidently* forgetting himself, he suddenly asked If there was n*t a Valparaiso sleighing parly out on the Hobart rood on the night of the murder. It will be re* numbered that be was met by aslelghload ofex* cmtloniats on that nlzht two milos from the scene. Uc staled to his counsel, however, that be could prove abizlUii lor every moment of the lime e'apetng between his leaving here and arriving In Chicago. Ibe Germans are gathering again to-night, and declare their intention of going <& Laporteand iTDCbing the prisoner. CORONER'S INQUEST. Valparaiso, Ind., Jan. 19. rtznca'a TcyruiojrT. 'o. w. O. W. Pierce being duly sworn, testifies as fol iar s: Iwm on the ground when tbo bodies of tbc deceased were found, and the boose was about two>tUird» consumed. I think 1 was ibo third person who arrived. 1 saw Mias Rickey Ludolpb there leaning up against tbo gate, cov ered with blood, and almost entirely naked. Saw nothing of the bodies of Urn deceased who lie Iteforo mo until tbo morning of the totb of Jana ary, ISCT. Then saw them la tbo condition sta*-;d hy Mr. Bklnnor. The bouse that was burning was tbalol tbo residence of Mr. Long. . TunxoHT or rnciiKiticA ludolph. Emleiica I.tidolpb belcg duly sworn upon oath, says: Consider mysolfin a critical position, and think I underslaud iho §olcmnl«- of my Impend- Ins dissolution. Know of tba death of Mm. Itachatl Ix)nr and Emellne C. Tape. 1 wool to the house of Boflamlo Long on the evening of the llth, to spend iho night. After we bad retired, and about U p. zn., some one knocked at the doer. Mia. Long aotnp. tire. Pagenakedibroo lime* who warathrie. The answer from the onisido was **l’r.’*o.” Mis, Page raid. "what do «vn wan*-" He am were i that I.c wanirdio bee ••Kui." She anaMCffd, u Wodo uni wish tor visitors at this time ct ii 3111. * The door was locked on the lut'di 1 , The person from '(b.iouuldc knocked down me door nod Iminc* dlalely «bot Ura. Lone, who confronted him. She (Mra.-Long) Immediately tell down uttering a mean, thin meamed and wa» afterwards quick Mis rape, who war aliening wl hraelulhesonih wct-t bedroom, Jumped out of ned ana salt, ‘♦Pace, my dear ba»b3ud. don’t do bo any more." Ho- mm took bold of ber arm atid shot ber lu ibe bead or breast. 1 could not k-c which. Shu did uointleranaom,lmlf.ill upon the door. He bad then fired two shuts, one at Mrs. Lmis andoue at Mra. Paso. I still lay In hid, ntd covered myaelf up, bnt be saw me. Then be shot Into the bed where 1 lay. bat think be did not bit mo. 1 men begged of him to let mego. bathceelxcdbuld of me and polled me out 01-lha bod on to the floor, and commenced firing, shooting me in the bead, then in the right arm twice: and once in the knee, but I do not know how bo cut that there, os 1 thought be only shot three llmfs. 1 was then lylnc upon the floor, lie then took the kerosene bmp and tbiow it down on the floor, at the same time reaching to the match safe, taking a match, stnirk it, llguilnctheollthcon floor. The fire at once came against me. and I again beggecHof him not to burn me—to do most anything, but not hum me alive. J told him If be would Just let me go 1 would never say anything about It. lie replied ho‘could not believe that, at the same time taking a chain and striking mo npoo the bead 1 then groaned, and bo struck mo twice more. Uc then stooped down, and placed his car to toy nos* tills to bear whether 1 was breathing. 1 bold my breath and bo then went off. Tbo chemise sleeve of nv light arm by this time had burned otf. 1 knew nothing more until 1 stood by the gate. 1 know who the man was that shot us. It was Page. Ido not know his first name, bat know It was iho Milhaud of Emily C.I-asc. I have known him more than a year. There was A dim ligut burning In life room In which 1 slept, the lamp having been tnmed down, Itwcot oat when bo tookit op to break ik 1 could not eec bis fea tures when he came In plainly, but when he lit the oil on the floor H Waned op making a bright light, and then 1 conld see him plainly. lom sure It was Pago, the husband or Emily C. 1 ago, and cannot be mistaken. I would have krown him br bis voice if I bad not seen bis £sce.*'Tiiero was no one with him lhal I saw, when he sett the boose. He went out of the same door he tame in at. The boose took flrevn the southwest bed room. At that time thabodyof Mrs. Long, l sup pose, lav in the front room, and that of Mrs. Page in iront'of the bedroom door, and the front mom. 1 did not see Mrs. Lon r after she was Ulledjlrat saw the bodr of Mrs. Page after she fell The shots fired by Page at me. wore from a pistol, and were in rapid succession. vmiDicr. > jn accordance with the evidence submitted the Inrv find mat the deceased came to their’death by violence at the hands of Cbauncey F. Page, and that ibe death was occasioned by shots from a pis tol which the aald Page caused to be at the bodies of the deceased, feloniously and with premeditated malice. _ „ _ _ sicued— A. Starr, James Kelly, Wm. Park hurst, D.V. Ik skliinßr, Joseph McKieec, Wm. Brooks—Jurors. * Attest—J. H. Lcalherraan, Coroner. ; flcbcls Utkins -Idranuse of the Teat Oath Decision—Railroad Project Un anrcemful Carpet-bmc Bobbed of <IIO,OOO— niselsslppl Hirer Mavlft* tlou« Are, iSpcclil Despatch to the Chicago Tribune.) St. Louts, January 19* A. J. P* Gatesche treat into the Court of Criminal Correction this morning, and asked to he enrolled as an attorney. Be stated at the tlac that be would notlake the oath of the new Con stitution, and that It could not be exacted of him, as Ibe Supreme Court of the United S’atcs bad decided the oath unconstitutional. Judge Wolfe took Ibe application under advisement till Bon dar. Mr. Qarrsclio also filed a motion In the Criminal Court, and In Judge Reber s Clrcn’t Court, for a rescinding of the order requiring at torneys to take said oath before being admitted to pl The C dection held in Grnndv County, a few dags aro, whether the county would subscribe yyCO.OuO towards the Fort Des Moines Rahroad, resulted adversely to the proposition. Aaron N. Brown, merchant of IJtcbfield, HU sois.-sold put bis stock lor * 10.010 cash, ami yes terday started for St. Louis with nls money la his carpet-bag. forgetting the latter on hU arrival. Be wu absent from the car about five minutes, during which time eome person npoed open the bag. secured the money, and decamped. Ibe Directors ol the Piatle Ctry iVmct*' Sav ings Bank have offered a reward of *SOO and hair the money recovered for the apprehension of the thieves who were engaged in the recent robbery ot their bank. .... , A heavy snow storm commenced this morning, and continued all day. bis evening the streets arc heavy for vehicles. The horse railroad Is' ob structed, dc. Steamers aro all to winter quar tors. Ferry boats cross occasionally, bat a bfiocV ade Is threatened hoorlv. mcniGAS LEGISLATURE. (Special Despatch to tbe Chicago Tribune.] Dasamo, Mich., January I'J. SENATE. The Joint resolution to confirm the title of the J Ijc La Belle Uarbor Company .aid lands with Us. exemption clause stricken out, passed. j Tbe afternoon session was apent in Committee of the Whole on railroad bills. Aaendmeats were made preventing counties from voting aid as such, and allowing property tax payers oaly is a disposition la the Senate to cncim her these bills with rigid provisions, but the radl- and Hjf'Jw over one-fourth are loan and enabling a4s tor railroads and school districts. HOUSE. Nothing important. CCLTT. Decision of the Alabama SnpremeCourt. Kxv Oblxxks, January W.—The JJ"" comcry special says the Supremo Court of Ala hams has decided the act of Congress requiring a stamp upon Slate legal tuUooat. Chief Justice Wa.ker that Alabama being H facto * P>veinm«t under the Confederacy Us personal representatives are pro tcc*cd (Von all lofs on Confederate Investments coder an act of the Legislature. Court wti uuao imoof. General Logan tb Take np Xlu Best ; deuce In Chicago—Amount of Pork • parked at Rprlngflcld— ConcertUns the Coming Sttate Pair. SritixanxLD. January 10.—General Logan has letl for Washington. Be will take up hi* future residence in Chicago. About 10,000 horrela of pork bare been packed here np to the 121 b instant, against B.OJQ last season. The Executive Board of the IllinoU State Aerl cultural Society sojourned last evening. The price of tingle admission to the fair was raised to fifty cents. The premium list as revised by the Board waa adopted, and the ’Secretary ordered to have the same printed. The President appointed Messrs Sham way, Kile, Emory and Galosh* a Committee on Locating and Building. The President appointed tb4 following gentlemen superintendents of the several departments : Class A, Hr. Dean; class B, Messrs. Gage and Spears; clsas C, Mr. Lee; Claeses D and E. Mr. Mills; class F, Messrs. Eosetilcl and Emory; class Q, Ur. Osborn ; class U, Mr. Qalusha; Glass 1, Mi. Muuere; Class K, Mr. Shorn wav; Marshal of the Ring, D. B.Gillham: Reception Committee, Mr. Rile, Clapp and Gallra; Superintendents of Grounds, Mr. c. Galea. DOUSE. It Is*quite dull here. Weather moderating and snow tailing. Extent or ilte Snow Blockade—Re sumption of BaslncM • on VaHoas Hoads—Steamboat Travel at a Stand* ■till* New Yens, Janninr 19,—Fire malls arrived this afternoon from Philadelphia, Waaliiogton and the South.leavlng still doe five from Boston, two from Philadelphia, Washington and the Sooth: two from Alban; and the North. three (tom Long Irland, two (tom Western Virginia and Allentown, we have Chicago papers of Thursday tic the Erie RaUroao. The Inlerrnp- Uon ol travel on the New Jersey Railroad in crease?, and trips are entirely ana pended except between Newark and New York. No trains throneb yet on the fitonlngton or Hartford Railrojdf. Train? cf alx locomotives Sot through from Boston lost night, and started ack this morning on the other track with seven locomotives. When near Hcbronville the trains cot off the track, and sir locomotives arc utterly dlwb o *. Fobt y.otmoT, January 19.—The late cold weather was the severest known in ten years, and placed a complete embargo nr steamboat travel on the CKtapcakc Bar and James River. BotsTo;:, January 10.—Only one train arrived from New'York since Thursday, and that left Thursday noon. This afternoon’s train, however, is expected to get through to-night. llcavy Snow Storm— Drift* Reported to tlie Dcptb of Twenty Feel—Result* of an Exploration of tho Colorado Elver—lndian Itlurders in Utah* st. Louis, January 19.—The D'tnocmT • St. Jo seph special says arrivals from the northern plains report a deeper blow than formanyyears. in some place* along the Little lilac Kiver (hero nrc drifts Iwettr feet deep. ’ibe Denver Artrr Icarus from one exploring party who recently ascended the Colorado river, that the Mream Is navigable to the mouth of Green Hiver, which Is within the boundaries Jof Colorado. Ttc Te*sel used by the exploring party was largo cnong'o to have carried four each boats as were utedhy Lieutenant Ives who* be explored the l Xhr Salt Lake VttUlf* reports the massacre of nine men In southern Utah on the sth inaU, by Indians. Frozen to Death—Meet login Aid of the dnirerlnc Cretans—Sink Robbery. New York, January 19.—Two men were to death in Brooklyn last night. Apnbllc meeting was hell today to express sympathy with the Greeks of Crete, nod acorn* millec was appointed of the most InflncDllal citi zens to collect funds, food and clothing for them. The United States bonded warehouse of M. F. Smith & Co- Washington street, nos robbed last night oftil.MJU worth of black silks, the property of A. T. Stewart. A portion thereof baa been recovered, but the robbers aro not yet cap* hired. The Rolling Stock or the Troy 3c Bos ton Ballway to be Sold, nrw Yonx. January 10.—A Troy (N. Y.) boo* dal (o tbo Ttiburn gays the rolling stock of (be Troy A Boston Railroad Company boa been at tached by Ibo Bbeaßto satisfy a claim of 920,000 beldby T. W. ParKTon aceonnt of the Western Vermont Railroad. Cull for a Hireling ortho Western As sociated Press. Demorr, Mich. January IB.—To the Western Asrodiilcrt Press: A meeting of the Wo-torn As sociated Piers will bo held at Cincinnati on limn day thcStlb Instant, at 10 o’clock a. ok, to consider and act npon (be reports of the various committee? appointed at tbo mooting In Chicago. A mil attendance In poison or hr proxy is re quested. H. N. WALKin, President Western Assclatsd Prers. lion. I Monrnra., January IB.—J> Fay* publishes n r Mior addressed to Dr. Cadrleux, from General I It. F. Duller, exprentoc the opinion that Ibe an- I iirxatl<m-of Canada la both necosury and in- I evitable for the future welfare of ilto United Mlclva. _ t I r’otton Steamers llurned with Lou of I Life. FROM ST. LOUIS. VOL. XX. FBOM SPHINGfIELD. EASTERN RAILROAD TRAVEL. ■* FBOMTIIE TLAISS. FROM KEW TURK. FROM TROY, 5. Y. Ucncral' Butler on vanndUn Annex*- Tito Kißwrfnm (irißw.) milts to Reduce Operations.. Boston, Jannary 10 —Owing to tbe a’ate of the market, most of (he mills In lawrcnco will reduce operation!* from ten to iwcnty-flve per cent.on Ki bruary lar, which will bo the menus of throw ing several hundred operative* out of employ ment. Mobile, Jannary It.—The Bremen ahlp Mobile, with 3.140 bale* ot cotton, waa honied in Mobile Hay ibia morning. Tbo aleamcr Montgomery, with GOO hales of cotton, was burned six miles shove Erie, on (be Black Warrior Ulver. Three negroes perished In the flames. Tbeatrc Partially Burned. CixccnrsTi. January 19.— I The German Theatre, corner of Walnnt and Mexico streets, took Crc In the root abont 10Ji o'clock this morning, and waa considerably damageo«srincipally by water. Loss not asccrtalncd. . Negro Convicted of murder. •* CnABLEiTON, January 10.—The negro Horace Grerlcy was to-day convicted of murder. John Bull, a negro, bis alleged accomplice, was ac quitted. Pilot Boat iteportcd Lost. New Yoke, Jannary 19.—The pilot host F. A. Perkins is w ported-eunk on the i«tb. off bandy Hook, by collision with an unknown vessel. No particulars. Iron Foundry Burned. Thot, January 19 —Tbe Iron foundry of John O'Brien was destroyed by an. Incendiary fire this morning, hoes, 180.100; named for £16,000. Tito Lato Difficulty tn the High Schoo at Worcester. Chicago, January 10,ISfll To the Editor of the Chicago Tribune: Your Boston correspondent has, either through Ignorance or wilful falsehood, so grossly misrepresented the late difficulty In-, the High School In Worcester, Mass-, that It is but justice to the (principal, a former i teacher at the West, and who has many friends In the West, to state the facts. In the first place, "Revere” states the dif ficulty to "be similar to the Cambridge wblpplnc On the contrary. It la as totally unlike It as possible, as In Worces ter there has not been a single case of pun ishment of any kind, either boy or girl, since the present Principal took charge of the school. Again he represents the difficulty to be be tween the scholars and Principal, which Is totally false, as Is shown by the fact that no scholar has beta withdrawn on account of the difficulty, and by an almost unanimous rote of the scholars to intrust the entire management of their annual re-gathering to the Principal, and to request all unwilling i to do so, to remain away, showing that the pleasantest feelings exist between the Princi pal and scholars. . Again he says: "It was the result of the Principal being a disciple of the old sys tem,” &c. On the contrary, the Principal Is well known In Massachusetts to be an advo cate of the new evslem Introduced into the Boston schools within the last year. The whole difficulty was simply that an old maid teacher, not being petted as much as she thought she ongbt to be, obstructed the Principal’s government, and, after long forbearance with her, on her refusing to com- Sly with some simple requisitions, the School oard, by adecldcd vole, proptly dUmUsed her. Some of her relations, thinking to make political capital, got up a meeting in tended io rebnke the committee, but the peo ple, at the meeting, on hearing the facts, chanced It Into one of hearty endorsement, as was shown by the election on the following Monday, when six of the eight new members elect of the Board *cre found to approve the action of the Principal, and the other two are certainly not hostile to him. This Is the whole In a nnt shell. Revere saysr " so the straggle goes on.” The people of Worcester are not aware of any such strug gle now going on. A new teacher fills the place o! the assistant, and the school goes - pleasantly on with the full confidence of the •r- community. Relics of a Nesro Burial Place—lnter esting inacoTcry, [Fron iho Kew York Times, January 16.1 To all familiar -with the history of New York it is known that the site of the City Hall Park was at ono time known as the * Commons.* 4 Shortly after the Revolution It first lost this character, as U was then en closed with a rail fence, assuming^for the first time a park-like appearance. This rail fence, In time, cave place to one of more pretending look and a more effective barrier to the incursions of the cattle accustomed to disport themsc’vcs within. In 1306 this fence was alto taken down, giving place to a sub stantial Iron railing, tne erection of which was quite an event at the time. Prior to the first cndoslng of the spare a portion of the northeast cod had been used as a burying ground for negroes, b*-nd and free, as It was then a desolate spot, such only as could be devoted to the burial uses of tbo then proscribed race. This remembered, It will be Interesting to learn that yesterday, as several laboring men were at work excavating In Chamber street, opposite the now County Court Bouse, for the purpose of Introducing the Croton w ater-plpcs into that building, they [ discovered, about twelve feet beneath the ■ surface of the street, two human skulls, and several of the larger bones ol one. or more fellow-mortals. The spot where these tc> malna were found b clearly tbe-elte of the old negro burial-place, and the relics proha. bly those of some faithful servitor, and his better or worse half. A somewhat remarka ble lealaro of the discovery U In the fact that the frontal sinus of one of the skulls is much indented, as If driven In by a sudden and unexpected blow from an Inkstand, or some other hluut instrument. THE NIAGARA SHIP CANAL. A n Argument Against tlie Proposed Im provement—A Question of Monopoly —General Dlrney In Explanation of the morris convention. Mourns, 111., January 151 To the Editor of the Chicago Tribune: Tour article headed 11 Niagara Ship Canal ” presents with force and plausibility the arguments In favor of the bill now pend* log before the United States Senate. Ton would regard th| defeat of that bill, yon say, “as a national calamity and as post poning Indefinitely, If not forever, any hope of a free canal ajonnd the Falls of Niagara.'* On the other band, the Morris Convention of anll-monopollsts request the Senate to re* Jeet the bill. Here is a clear Issue made up belw een tlie friends of a free Niagara Ship Canal. Yoar vigorous attack on the Morris resolution, end reference to trie, as chairman of the committee that re* ported It, ■will excuse my coming forward In explanation and defence o.' the request to reject. As to the last clause of the resolution, beginning with the words “ or. In case of Its adoption," It was added as an amendment. I neither reported nor voted for It, and do not propose to defend It. The reason assigned by the Convention for its request is, that the hill "creates a monopoly on one of the national highways of commerce." The fact alleged you do not deny; the hUI docs create a monopoly. How, then, could an anti-monopolist Con vention sustain it ? Tour reasons for advo cating this monopoly may satisfy you, may, indeed, be sound ; but, holding such views, you could not, with propriety or consistency, have taken a scat In a Convention assembled under a call addressed to anti-monopo lists exclusively. And the'-sham cen sure von address to us would nave bcenlog ical, if it had becu because of the principles we profess and not because we denounce a pirllcular monopoly. The resolution of the Morris Convention is consistent not only with its avowed prin ciples, but with the action of similar Con ventions. There has been a singular nnanlm- Ity in the demands of the friends of the Niagara tsbip Canal that that national work should be constructed by the National Gov ernment. Indeed, it Is surprising that the cdrporatioo-mongers have never been able to get up any apncarance of public senti ment to sustain tb'c action of their friends in Congress, who have devised a bill to suit railroad attorneys and tfaclr clients, but no body else. The resolution passed by the Detroit Commercial Convention of 1565, composed of delegates from nearly all the Boards of Trade In the loyal States, Javor the completion of the canal “by the^ General Governmentand the same view' was generally taken by the numerous Con ventions on the subject, held In all parts of the United States, in the autumn of 1805 and the following winter. So far os my memory serves me. there was but one exception to the prevailing opinion that Congress should make an open thoroughfare for-navigation between Lakes Eric and the principle of the ordinance of 1757, which provides that “the navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and St. Lawrence shall be common highways and forever free * * * without tax. Impost or duty.*’ The exception I refer to was a concession by a single Convention that tolls enough : might be collected to keep the wogks in re pair. This was probably made because the Portland Canal, at Louisville, the only one owned by the National Government, is managed on that principle, and It seemed fair that botb canals should be managed alike. In the light of the facts cited, the request to reject, made by the Morris Convention, Is but tbc simple application to the pending , bill of the principles always heretofore as* 1 sorted bv.the friends of the ship canal. To have acted In the contrary sense woujjl have I been an unpardonable weakness, and might have been regarded as treachery by many i men whose respect is worth retaining; while It would have gratified none but railroad i corporations andlhclr attorneys. Congress I men who make It a good business to vole for., charters, and the friends of the Erie and Wcl* | land Canals, and ccrtMu other competing ca nals, still on paper and likely to remain I there, unless the Niagara Ship Canal can he 1 hardened with heavy tolls by putting It iuto I the hands of a monopoly. That the Morris Convention does not stand | alone In its view of the hill beforo the Bun* | ate Is evident flora the opinions expressed i by Senators In the debate of July last. Son- I star Sherman, of Ohio, whoso constituents , ere deeply interested In the construction of I the ship canal, and who la himself Us earnest, friend, said: ! **llol tL»qnr«tloo with me Is whether wc should comtnmcoii-r ennitsncUon of that work by giving I to a e. rpnratlon of citizens, over wbom«n»boll have no control, who will only he controlled by i thdrotvQ interest*, a monopoly of tnU work. X sm inclined to think that If inis work Is ever dons by a corporation, ltu-j|will levy sneb a tribute 1 upon iho ttaorpurtalion or tbc west as to mike II oppressive end wo shall all regret lhatwobsd any sgency In this transaction." Senator Vcssendcu said: "1 bare been opposed always to pnttlng ns ■lonal woiLs Info lie hands of corporations; mid flnce the vote ws* taken on that anbloct, my ob jection has lx en groMng stronger and stronger, every day, for u is gtlilug to be the case under the legislation of Coi.grcsa, in my judgment, Mat the country Is to bf controlled by strut corpora rions, and car legislation Is to Decontrolled by (hem, so that wo are no longer really to bare any power left In relation to such subjects," Senator Grimes, of lowa, said : •• Believing that we can do the work onrsolves and coub of It for ourselves and os we see fit, I am wholly unwilling that Congress ehonld devolve thu power npon a private cor* poratlon. authorize them to go within the State of New York to construct a canal, and, when It is constrnc'ed, to enjoy tbc benefit of all tbe immense water power that will be created, and establish just such lolls as ihey may see fit fop tbc transportation of agricultural and mechani cal productions through that canal. This is the gretL objection that I have to the bill. If we have xhe power, let us do rt onrsclvcs. Whv do we wantute interposition of acompany? * * * Bet tt strikes my mind (hat this is one of the grandest privileges, and will result In being one of tbe most tremendous monopolies that ever was devised npon this continent. * * * I am not disposed to pot tbc agricultural interests of my section of the country into the keeping of any such corporation as Is proposed to be created br this bill. • • * -*Wb have various outlets now to tbc East, and wehavqbeeu looking with longing eyes to a piece of unoccupied ground, where we have been ln,the hope that there would be a national work that would not be within the control of a private corporation. The Commlltce on Com* merce propose now to lei a private corporation come in and take possession of that very ground, tbc only unoccupied ground, and pat it in Ine con* Irol of another corporation. This ts putting It beyond our power to have any free communica tion between tbc Atlantic and the lakes." Senator Stewart said: “ily own opinion is that the work should be contracted by the Government lleclt” These quotations arc enough to show that there are-men la Congress „ who have not betrayed the North* west through weakness or a worse motive, and who faithfully represent its wishes as expressed by its public Convcn* tions. ‘Would Übe hither honorable or wise for tbe Northwest to lorsako them while lu the breach and follow the lead of others who haye cither betrayed It to corporations, tram pled with sovereign disdain upon Us wishes, or yielded to Us enemies through weakness or corruption? There Is one objection to placing this great route of commerce In tbe binds of a private corporation which, in consistency, should have been insisted npon by the Tribune. T refer to the Imminent danger that the corpo • ration would either combine with the New York Central Railroad Company, or fall into ita hands. If there is one paper in the conn* try that has strongly and frequently urged upon the pnblic attention that corpora tion combine and do not com* peteT It is the Tribune. Who, think yon. would own the stock of the new company? Whose interest would It be to boy up most of the shares and control the router Manifestly the New York Central would lose no time in securing the complete control of the corporation by bnylngnp most of its shares. Directly or Indirectly, the hand of the New York Central would gov ern the new company for Us own Interest; the tolls, would oc whatever it might suit* that company to charge. Think yon that If the Erie Canal should be sold by the State of New York, it would not be bought by that gigantic monopoly? Nothing but the own ership of tbe Niagara Canal by the United States could prevent U from falling into the * same hands. Do not the railroad companies all over the country make it a point In their systematic policy to buy up every com* petlng route that refuses to combine with them ? Examples are numerous enough to occur to any reader. lam Informed and believe that the pending hill wbs drawn up hr a New Yorker, received in the House the active support of the member who la reputed to be the special representative of the New York Central, and also the support of near- | Iv If not quite, all the other railroad attor* i ney* In that body. The.ldea of tbwe gentle* men probably Is that the stock of the new corporation would be chiefly owned by the New York Central, that the Niagara Ship Canal would then be managed for the pur* nose of lessening the. transportation on the ! trie Canal, and making that property so nn* profitable that the people of “New York would compel the State to sell it t that the New York Central would boy It and thus be sole owner of the leading waters to tbc East, Including the only possible one for cheap water transportation. How would the farmers of the Northwest fight this gigantic monopoly ? Have they been so brilliantly successful in fighting the monopolies of tnclr own States that they wish, in lusty recklessness, to grapple wiiK a monster ten times as large and stromr? Will they let the Bon into the fold b order to sc whether they can get him out again? That this danger is a real one occurred tq members of Congress. Senator Harris re* carded the success of the Niagara Ship Canal as leading surely to the sale of tne Erie Canal by uie Stale of New York and added : - WclLilr there la bat one buyer, there tan be bntmaMwr* : that borer will bo the New York cS,wl U.Sr^dTlmi.ol they «1U cot control ox uui corporation around Niagara fall*, for ttat would bo a very simple process • and when (hay got (be enure control and make a monopoly of me carry* Sjtmc, l think It wtll be the darkest day foe the CHICAGO. SUNDAY. JANUARY 20. 1867. ■cricuUnrei product* of the Weel lh»t they ever yet reou. • • • Aid theywllLpoJ compelled to hum their core la tafWciUDQt they will alio boro their wheat." On the same point, Mr. Grimes said: “ Now, I hare the fear* which the Senator frtm New York ha* expressed, that If we prsss lh' B hilt for tbo benefit of a cotapaay, (ho time is not far distant when the company to which yon grant this subsidy will sell oat lu franchise to too par ties that own ihe lines of transportation across the State of New York. Why, sir, I amcredloly informed, that the New York Central Killr ;ad, tbo Harlem It&Uroad Land the Hudson ILvcr Hallroadarc no* ton and conlrolted In toe nst Intireat. They have been attempting to seeare the Erie Cana).'* It Is not probable that the new corpora tion would make a formal sale of its fran- chise, but its slock would be put upon the market and would then be bought up by the same parties who own a majority ot the shares of the New York Central. Enough has been said, 1 trust, to relieve the gentlemen of the Morris Convention from the Imputation of playing into tnc hands of the ( *do nothings’* or of being “impractica bles.” It remains to answer some of vonr special reasons why the anti-monopolists should waive their principles in favor of this monopoly. Tou say: “ The tolls are limited. .Xhebfil fixes a maximum Yale, beyond which they caniio: go, and we oft as sdred tbal rate is sot an eiuava grant one.” Now, what Is that rate? The tolls cannot exceed those charged by the Welland Canal In 186£ Bnt the Welland Canal Is twenty eight miles long, while the longest route proposed for the Niagara Ship Canal is only about halfthat distance, and the shortest is less than seven miles. Taking distance as the basis of tolls, and that Is the only one In the absence of official estimates of cost, the ex- cess of charges allowed to oar monopoly would be from one hundred to four hundred per cent, more than on the Welland! The tolls on the Illinois Canal are moderate for a canal a hundred miles long, bat would tbey be moderate if charged on a canal seven miles long? If the Welland Canal, charging those tolls, had done a heavy business, had attracted into the Ontario all the Lake Erie vessels under 400 tons burthen, had become a great thoroughfare of lake- transportation, we might infer that the Niagara Ship Canal, charging the same tolls, would also do well. But the fact is that the Welland Canal has done comparatively a very small business. Tbc tolls may not be extravagant in theory, but their practical effect is that the enrrent of the Iske trade has not been sensibly diver ted from Buffalo. If the Niagara Ship Canal cannot do better than the Welland, it would hardly be worth while to dig the ditch at all. It might remain a monument ot our national lolly as the Caledonian is of the British; that ship canal, the finest In Europe, was placed lu the bands of a corporation and under tolls, and is now abandoned by commerce. It is incorrect to say that the “maximum Is/hcrd.” The twcnty-lhlrd section of the bill provides for the alteration and revision ot the rates of toll by a Board of live Commis sioners, one to be appointed by the mouopo ly and one by the state ol New York, alias the owner of the Erie Canal Company. With two members of the Board secured, a third coaid be bought, and the monopoly could always get whatever tolls they might ask for. A similar Board of eight L* provi ded for, If dcmamledfcUhcr by the monopoly or persons aggrieved. And Congress may re vise and regulate the rates ol tolls—u power it has frequently reserved, but never has ex cised, andmever will. When wc can get our own State*Legislature to regulate tolls on our railroads, we may hope for some such action In Congress. The tight between a rich monopoly, represented ny able attor neys in ana out of Congress, and the people, represented by nobody, can have but one result. Parties urc not formed on questions of toll. . As to the reserved right of the United States to bny. It amounts to nothing prac tically, except a convenient shelter for tbc authors of the bill from the wrath of the people. It Is convenient to say to one's constituents, “ If yon don't like the corpora

tion, you can buy Us property.” Put the Government could not buy except at an enormous figure. The stock of the company would be “watered” so as to make tho pur chase too costly to be thought 01. No Con crcssman would be bold enough to advocate it. The right to buy may be classed with the security of the Government by lint mortgage, (or Us advances. The company Jwould get Congress to subordinate its secu rity to all otbcf mortgages, just os the Pacific Railroad Company hasalrcady done, juggling the Government out o( rfnety-flve millions of dollars. Your article Implies that the speedy con* stmetion of canal will bo Insured by the passage of the bill now before the Senate. This I deny. Aa it now stands, reported by the Committee on Commerce and amended in the Senate, See* tlon 28 reads os follows: ••'1 Initials act shall nol take effect unless the legislature of the State of New York shall, wllhln two year* from the Cate hereof, give 111 assent thereto." This section makes the bill a farce. There Is no probability of the consent of New York cither In two or ten years. The two Sena* ton ftom that State, most of its Represento* lives and the Slate Senate, are nil against It. So tho bill, if patted, vllt have no tffect, ex erpt to path tM whole tubjeet out itf (Jorvjn** for Itco year*. At tho end of lluit tfmo'we should have to begin afresh, is the Northwest will* Ing to content to this f Is sot the shortest, us well as the most lions oruble, way for tho true friend* ofthc Niagara Sldp Canal,tho most decided re* pudlation of the hybrid bill now before the Senate and of tho railroad attorneys who have officiated at the hlrlh of this ugly off* spring of a rape committed by tho New York Central on the Innocent Northwest. Wo have, no doubt, lost our cause tor this Congress. Let us maintain onr honor and try it again. Wo must tncceed. The com pletion of tho Pacific Railroads will so swell die like commerce that Congress cannot re fuse to open Us natural outlets to the East ern markets and tho ocean. The spirit of the age Is with ns. Imposts on the transit of the goods of commerce are being abolish* ed everywhere. IThc ZoUvercin Treed tho Interior of Germany from them. It Is • but a few years since duties were levied on the goods of all nations on the Elbq River: since tolls ‘were exacted at several points on the Danube, and, by Holland, on the Scheldt. Those duties and tolls have all been abolished. .Our own country has the honor of having borne the brunt of the fight for ‘Hhc right of free transit,” as President Pierce colled It, throogh*ihe Sound and the Belts into the Baltic. We carried that ques tion Into half tho courts ol Europe before we succeeded. Shall we blot our honorable record by fastening a monopoly upon the only route of water transportation nature ‘ has'provided from the lakes to the ocean, levying tolls forever upon the commerce of the Northwest! For one, 1 should regard the passage of the bill now pending before the Senate as a national calamity, and as 1 postponing lor two ycavs certainly the con* ! strnctlon of a free canal around tho Falls of Niogara. William Bibnei. TUELEGEM) 0 b' POCAHONTAS. Denial of aPUaaant Fiction—'The Plain Trnili Void of Ifomancc— Captain John 'tailth’s Veracity Impeached— Pocahontas a* She Was-Curloui In* cldenta of Colonial Life* (From the New York Evening Post.] * a An article on “Captain John Smith” in the new number of the jforth, American Review is the first popular presentation of a theory which has been held for a few years past by a class of oar historical students. It not only impeaches the veracity of the founder of Virginia, but it almost demonstrates that the celebrated elorv which tells how the he roic Pocahontas saved his lifts is but a pleas ant fiction at the best. The reviewer merely repeats the theory of Mr. Charles Deane, which daring the war has been hidden away In his reprints of “ Wingfield'S Discourse of Virginia,” and of Smith’s “True Relation.” It Is shown that Smith’s character was not unquestioned in his own-times. He had trouble with his colonists : •* It was proved to his face.” says Wingfield, “ that he begged In Ireland like a rogue without a license.” But such testimony, in snch times, and from such men—lor the' first families in Virginia were a motley crew—would hardly Injure bis reputation now, were it not for the lact that he has left several autobiographical records which will not adjust themselves on a critical examination to any theory that can vindicate bis character as a man of veracity. , , , Let as examine, for example, the legend of Pocahontas. Smith started on his trip of exploration (In the history of which Pocahohtas first ap pears as bis-deliverer fronj imnendlng death] on the 10th of December, 1607, and returned on the Bth of January, following. In the same vear Smith published his ‘‘True Re lation” of this adventure. In this report he makes no mention whatever of the heroic Pocahontas. In 1624 he published his Gen erali Historic,” which introduces Pocahon tas in the attitude best adapted lor winning the applause of a Bowery audience. In his “True Relation’’ be thus speaks 6f his introduction to Powhatan,* the lather of the renowned Pocahontas: From ceuce this kind king conducted me to a placecafiedTopahaaocke, a kingdom* aponia* other river northward. The caoao of this to, ihataheyearbeforcaahlppebadbcene FamaauKe. who cnlertalaed bj Powhalan, -their Emperor, they rcwxMd thence and discovered the filter of Topahanocke. where, being received with hke hlndsMse, ret he sine the king and took of hi» supposed 1 were hee; but the people replied me a great man that was Captalne, and using mee "sai Powbatap’e, and the next day arrived at Warana 'conocojwbereihexreatklngis resident.^.. *• Arriving at Weramocomoco ft e!r Empcrom .... kindly welcomed me with good •?,*; great platters of atudry ’telaali.carurtaoaw* Ala rn«na*/iip<n!d my /o«r ddyi-... hee desired mee to forsake fgj ci£ wl h him npon bis river, a citric (sugW ' Uowaalcke,boe promised »<J tfj® and son, or what I wanted to feed us, ana copper wee ehonld make him dismrbe u*. This requeat 1 pranked to performu cud that Having u%tH ali If* «nm»ht to cottunl me i hce sent mec some icifH four men, one that usna»J and knapsack* after tac, two other loaded with bread and one to accompanie mee..... Compare this account with his version of the same adventure published “***♦ j&st is ro.himn sad hu SSTSS-l! & ssss, . b ,rr,Sp t .^. h^~ of. I o h drt ttciSSnci fouled him »«et their w tartaroMmmiii.r thor Mold. • >omt coraul hSd. Ml the eonclj»um mu, two *tm> “«c teWU the« M many u could layd bands on bird, dragged Win lo l , b *f eon l*>d hti head, and being ready with their clot*, to betie onl his bralnei. Poca. -!r 0 tJ 1 * 8 * 1 dwni daughter, when no la “*?*,* Prevail*, sot hla head in her armee, and UJd her owne tfpoa hia to save him from *v* u ?i the Ktaperoar was contented be ahoold live to nuke him hatchets, and her bells. bead* and copper..., after, Powhatan having dlsgulaod blnuelfe in the moat fearfallcat manner be could ........more like a devil than a mao with aome two hundred more u blaakeaahlmaelfe, came on* to hnn and toblhim now they were friend*, and presently be aboald soe to Jamestownr. to aend him two meat gunaea and a grytstonc, for which he would sire him the Country of Capahowoaick, acd forever catecme him as hla aonos Wants gnoua. »o to Jsmestowne irliA twelve guide* Powhatan tent hla, he etui expecting (a* he had done all Inis long time of hie imprisonment) every i° beput to one cUalh or other: for ell tt I rftet'buj But alml-btlc God (by bl» divine providence) had mollified the hearts of those sterng Barbarians with compaaalon. The next monalns oeilaea they came to the Fort. " These passages show that the episode of Pocahontas was an afterthought, rfot only does be make no mention of nor In his first narrative, hot his account of the treatment lie received from her father precludes the possibility of the action IDr which she is now renowned. He was treated with the utmost kindness and speedily' released. There are other additions ic the later narrative and several exaggerations. When he waa first captured (according to his “True Bela* Hon") he waa guarded by eight men, who In creased (in his nistory) to thirty or forty tali fellows; ms four guides from Powhatan in 1008 become twelve in 1C24; Smith, on his re* turn. In ICO6, is grateful that the arrival of Captain Newport frustrated the design of his enemies, whowero preparing to depose him, whereas, in 1824, he states that ne “laid them by tbe heels.” **Now, In Janeatowne they were all in combes* don, the atrongest preparing once more to me away with tbe Fiimace; which with the hazrard of hU life, with Sabre lalcoa and musket shot, Stolth forced now the third time to stay or stake. Some no better than they should be, had plotted with the Prertdent, the next day to hare turn put to death by the I.eritlcall law. for the lives of nohloeoti end Entry, preterdirg that (be fault was bis that led them to their ends; but he quick* ly took such order with such lawyers, that be layed them by the heelea till he scat aomo ot them prisoners for England." “ The same character of exaggeration," says the reviewer, “ marks tbe whole ac count of the treatment ho received among the savages. According to the story, written a few months after the event, a people is described, savage, it is true, bat neltaet cruel nor bloodthirsty ; reckless, perhaps, of life in battle, but kind, and even magnanimous, toward their captive. It is expressly stated that no such demonstration was made against Smith as that which, in 1G34, .is affirmed to have taken place within an hour after his capture. Only a few days after he was taken prisoner, he represents himself as giving orders to Opechankanough to take him to Powhatan, and even at this time be knew that he was to be allowed to go to Jamestown. To him 1 told I must go, and so return to Paspabegh.” The reviewer con tinues : “Powbafatf received him with the greatest cor diality, and, having sought to content him with all tbe kiodsesa he could devise, did actually aend him with a guard ol honor back to hla mends. II the ‘True Kelailou’ Is really tme. the behavior of these naked barbarians towards Smith wa* far more humane than that which ho would have rc ccludutlhe hands of any civilized nation on tbe faced tbeeartb. There is not a trace othis bar ing felt any Immediate fear for his life, except (rum a savage whose eon he had killed, and from whom Opeehankanougb protected him. There does, indied, occur ono line to the oili-ct that they fed him bo At as to make him much doubt they meant to sacrifice bun; and this paragraph fur nishes the most striking evidence of tbe kindness ol the Inmans, and of tbe (act that be believed hlmeclf to have been mistaken m having enter tained the suspicion. Yet, Initial, we learn that all this long time of hla imprisonment he was still expecting every hour to oopultoone death or another." ’ These wide variations in Captain Smith’s versions compel us either to resist further inquiry or to reject the touching story of the lonian maiden as a fable. There is other evidence to show that the new theory Is correct. Wingfield’s “ Dis course of Virginia,” the earliest written rec ord ol the Virginia colony mentions Smith’s trip; bis advcnUiTea; the conspiracy to de pose and execute him on his return. But he is silent about Pocahontas. _ Smith'failed os a colonizer. He was do posed and sent to England under articles of complaint in ICO9. The Virginia Company refused all hla applications to bo employed again. As late as 1012 the story of Pocahontas had not been given to fhe public. |n that year Captain Smith puollshcd his “Map of Vir ginia,” with a description of the country, people, government and religion. In this little volume he still makes no mention of his brave Indian girl, although ho describes a custom which would have u&tnrally led him to do so. Uo tells ns that Jn the executions of criminals their heads were placed upon an altar, whllo “ one with clubbes beats out their brains.” lie adds that ho saw an la dlait beaten In his presence till he fell sense less without a cry or complaint. “Hero,” says the reviewer. “ wo have the whole Idea of tho story widen Uoattorwards made public. It may bo 101 l to practiced lawyers to decide whether under the ordi nary rules of evidence the passages docs not amount to a practical assertion that he had himself not occo plact d In tho position de scribed, and It may perhaps bo posslblodbr lutvro students to explain why Smith should have suppressed bis own story, supposing It to have been true.” There Is other testimony of a similar na ture. Stracbcy’s “Historic of Travailo Into Virginia,” (1015), contains a full account of Smith, and has some curloas rofctcncc* to I’ocohontas, but there Is no hint of her agen cy lu saving the hold Captain’s life. In 1014 Raphe liainor, “UleSecrctarlo of tho Colo, ulu,” published a volume lu which there was an elaborate description of the capture and christening of Pocahontas. It contains a let tor from John Rolfe, Pocahontas’* husband. No mention is made by either writer of her celebrated girlish exploit. Stiachcy gives this curious peep at Poca hontas, before she sprang, clad (n a shining robe, Into the pages of our colonial history. “ Pocahnctas, a well-featured bat wantoa yoog girlr, Powhatan's daughter, sometymes resorting moor fori, o( the ace then of eleven or twelve yeares, would got the bojes forth with her Into tie marketf-plsco, and make them wheels, falling on tbeir bands, laming np their beelci upwards, whome she would followc and wheele so her sell, naked os she woo, all the fort over. 1 * After the seizure of Pocahontas as a hos tage, and her conversion to the faith, she be *camc a personage qj note. She went to Eng land, and was the lion of tho .hour —the Quten Emma of tho seventeenth century. Piuebas made It a point at this time to dis cover all that was to be known ahont Vir ginia. ‘ He saw Smith, Kolfii ond others. Yet he, too, failed to hear of Pocahontas heroic deed I .... There Is still more evidence tending to es tablish the theory that Pocahontas did not save the life of Captain John Smith, for tho good and sufficient reason that It was never In any danger. Pocahontas was In her grave before the legend has made her memory illustrious'was flwt published. What was Smith’s motive (p Inventing this story If it was not ••historically true? We quote again trom the Jievieio: “Ibe examination of Smith’s works has shown that his final narrative was the result of gradual additions. The influence exercised by Pocahon tas on the aflair* of the Colony, according to the accounts gtvep in 1(503, was very slight. Heresp ture and her marriage to Rolfe first gave her Im portance. Her vis»t to England, however, made her beyond question the most conspicuous figure In Virginia to the public mind, and It became In-• evitable that rctnauUc Incidents in her life would be created. If they did not already exist, by the mere exercise «i the popular imagination, at tractedby a vivid picture of savage life. ♦•The history of the Emperor’s daughter be came, as we are led by Smith to suppose, a sub ject for the stage. Nothing was more natural or more probable. It is uol even mccjw to> sup pose that smith himself Invented the additions to hl« original story. He may bare merely ac cepted them after they had obtained a strong and general bold on the minds of hU conlempo ra-» in the meanwhile Smith's own career bad turned out a failure, and his ventures ended dis astrously, while In most cases ha failed to obtain the employment which he continued to Beck with utre’axed energy. In 16*2, however, a great dis aster occurred tn Ntrglnla. which wose the great t st Interest and sympathy In EngHnd fortte colo- gave occasion for renewed efiprts m their behalf. Tne Indians rose against the English, and in the month of Hay a terrible massacre took place around Jamestown. The opportunity was not one to be loet by a man who, like Smith, with endless will to set, was atill smarting under what he considered undeserved neglect, and he at once hastened to offer hi* services to the company, with a plan far restoring peace: but bit Plan wjd his offer of services were again declined. SUIU be had the resource left of which he hid, already made such frequent use, and by publishing the Generali Historic he made a direct appeal to the public more ambitions than any be had templed. In this work he embodied every*** that conld tend to the Increase of his own repu tation, and drew material from every source which conld illustrate the history of Eng lish colonUation. Pocahontas was made to ap pear In It as a kind of stage d dry on Cic*occaslon. and bis own share la the aiftlre of «he colony is magnified at the expense ofsllhls companions. Hone-of those whose reputations he nested with so much harshness appeared to vindicate their characters, far less toassert the tacts tn regard to Pocahontas. The effort. Indeed, tailed of Us object, for he remained unemployed and without mark of distinction, and died quietly in bis bed, tn London, tn June, 1611; but in the ah-ecce of criticism, due, perhaps, to the polit ical excitement ot the times, bis book survived to become the standard authority on Virginian his tory, The readiness with which U was received is scarcely so remarkable aa the credulity which (has -leftIt unquestioned atmpst to the present day." ' |( A Conference Invited. Anauw, Michigan, January, 1967. - We believe that the mission of the Wes leyan Methodist Connection of America, has been grandly successful. Twenty-five years sgo the perverted reli gions sentiment of tola nation had consti tuted the churches generally the bulwark of Anerican slavery. Crushed millions groaned hcpclctsly. Theenemles of hissed scornfully. The friends of humanity, and tbs lovers of God sighed and cried for dellv* crince. , Then It was, that this connection was or ganized by men who went out not knowing whither thet went. Their free will Offerings of friendship, reputation, and personal means, for the sake of Christ, and his poor* firmed a breakwater against tne flood ofln filclUy. Tor they proved that Christ still llres In the hearts of men, and that Chris tianity Is Divine. The fact of their organization; the founda tion principles on wtuch It was formed; and tie vigorous assaults made therefrom on slaveholders as men-stealers; and on pro riavery churches, as partakers with the thieves, developed wonderftil results in a few years in the nation, and In the church. They InUlsted the movement which many others lollowcdln all denominations. Every man and every dollar withdrawn from the pro slavery churches was multiplied thus a thousand fold in power to compel the > prosQ&V asccudcacy o t astUlaycry scatlowat within thelr pale. And herein Is stated the argument of the Wesleyan Connection In justification of Ita denominational existence. We believe farther that tills Justification Is aolonger legitimate. Neither the claims of general Christianity nor personal obliga tions to our aaeoclates demand of us fur ther efforts to maintain a separate ecclesias tical body. Being persuaded that the Providence of God points us lo tbo Methodist EoAcopal Church as a home aud a field of labor whore we may more effectually prosecute the work of spreading Scripture holiuess over these lands, we now invite all brethren entertain ing like views to meet In conference at Adri an, Michigan, In the College chapel, on Wednesday, January 30th, ISut, at 10 o’clock a. m. All those who concur with us and who can not be present, arc requested to address the Conference by letter addressed lo Rev. La ther Lee, D. D., Adrian, Michigan. MxxtsTxns—Lather Lee, Cyrus Prindle, Lucius C. MaUact, Jas. McEldoweey, John McEldown ey, 8. P. Elce, Samuel B. Smith. M. B. Wilier.P. A. Ogden, O. P. Hlley, Isaac Jobnstoo, R. Brandriff, E. Van Norman, Samuel Blbhlut. W. W. Lyle. Lam as— Filch Reed, J. E. Hart, C. Russ, Jos. Metcalf. THE ILLINOIS INDUSTRIAL UNI VERSITY. ’ • Tlic Question of Its Location. graniunziD. 111., January n. To Ihe Editor of the Chicago Trihnn* - Some articles have been written for tbc papers In this city,* and one In particular in the Register of last evening, which seems to require a word of comment and explanation. The precise persons, who are denominated in tbo Register “Interested wire-workers,” who labored to defeat the “ Champaign movement,” so-called, at the last session, and who are doing the same at this session, are the State Committee, acting under the renewed and reiterated positive instructions of the several State Societies and Conven- tions appointing and approving them; namefy, the State Agricultural Society, the* State Horticultural Society, the State Teach ers’ Association, and the State Industrial Convention hold at Bloomington, December !, 1805. This committee belong to all political par- lesandare scattered over the State in the various parts of it. Their names arc J. B. Turner, of Morgan, Chairman; G. W. Mlnicr, of Toycwcll; D. R .McMasters, of.Raodolph; Arthur Bryant, of Bureau; H. Tubbs, ol Warren; President Van Epps, of Lee; Secrc tary, J. P- Reynolds and President McCon nell, of Springfield; Jesse W. Fell, of Bloom ington, and B. 6. Roots, of Tamaroa. These gentlemen have acted for more than two years, both from their own positive convic tions, and also from repeated instructions of their several constituencies, Jlrtt, to keep the college fond entire, second; to throw its location open to fair and free competition by Commissioners or otherwise, eo that the State might realize the almost possible advantages from such location, both in funds and in all other respects. The bills and charter they prepared for the last session have been unan mously re-endorsed and approved by their several constituencies, and ordered to be re newed by them ibis session. The Cham paign people have also renewed theft* bill for iLeir exclusive claims, on the same gen eral grounds as at the last session. I know of no sluglgman on this committee who is now, or ever has been, opposed* to tbo loca tion of the University at Champaign, on the principle of free competition. They have, to a man, only contended that the location should be thrown open to all the counties alike, and for nothing else. This they have everywhere openly avowed, and. through every vicissitude of the struggle, to a man, urgently. insisted on. Thlals the sum total of their “political wire-working” for tho past two years, as is known to all intelligent people lu tho State. That every! single member of this committee woald not prefer to have the University In his own county, rather than in any other county, all other things being equal. I do not deny. Hence, after the close of the last session of the Legislature, they mutually and amlcaly agreed that each member of the committee should do tho* best bo could to so* cure the very highest bid for It possible, In his own locality or part of the State: os* Miming that the present Legislature would In some way open the chance for all alike, and that thus acting they would In the end secure the utmost advantages In behalf of the University that any community In the State could offer. To this end they sought to passajtcncral enabling act for the counties unu towns at the last session, and have ro* newtd the same effort at this session. But tints far the friend* or the Champaign move* ment havo been ablo to prevent tbo passage o| that act, and thus tbo counties have been kept locally powerless to more In the prom* lees. Tbo committee hare over boon, and arc still, of tbo opinion that It will makont least two hundred thousand dollars •differ* chco In tbo cash funds of the University, whether It Is located on tbo principle which they are instructed to maintain, or on tbo principle contended for by. Champaign; »nd tbo State cannot afford to throw away that amount of ready funds. In proof of ibis fuel, a petition Is already before tbo ilouso from the citizens of Morgan County, praying for commissions of location and an enabling act, enabling them to contribute dvo hundred and twenty-five thousand dob are for ita location In that county, and specifying tbc items of cash, bonds aud real estate proffered In detail. ’McLean Is pro* paring a similar petition, and other counties and communities wUh for an equal chance. At the last session of the Legislature both the POMrs In this town stood firm and manfimyr for the charter and bills of this committee, now in the bands of Gen* end Fuller In the Senate, and Mr. Baldwin In tho House, and against tbo Champaign bills. Alibis session both of these papers at the Capital, for some unknown, and un* accountable reason, have changed entirely ronnd, and take tbo opposite side npon the tame Identical bills renewed this winter. This they had a right to do, either with or without a reason, if they saw fit. But when It comes to the unparalleled act of suppressing the publication of tho solemn unanimous resolves of onr State Board of Agriculture, here In the. Capital, on this Im* portant interest;’ so peculiarly their own, and persisting In that suppression day after day, In spite of the repeated remonstrances of our friends, and, Instead thereof, publish* mg such articles against neighboring coun ties and communities os appeared m the BsqUut last evening, similar in tono to the JowmaVt previous articles, the whole subject becomes quite unbearable. Some say that these strange movements are with the interests of Spring field In regard to the Capital; If so they are still more unwise. For I know not a man on this committee that is not willing, to say theleast, that the State Capital should re main in Springfield. Fearing that it might embarrass their interests, they forcbore even to ask the editors In Springfield to advocate their'cause again this winter. We were will ing to concede them a position of fair neu trality If they preferred it. Bnt If the great public Interests of the State cannot baft a film showing up. in the pah* lie press at the Capital, than all. this wonld seem to Indicate, X think this committee to a man would use their influence to have the capital removed to Dtfcatnr, or Bloomington, or Chicago, or Cairo, or any where else, where such Interest can have a full and fair discussion tiefpre the Legislature aud people of the State, In the public press. It should be noted that every single one of the Instltntlons at Jacksonville, of which the writer In the Batisier so bitterly complains, were located t-erc by the same power for which he contends In' bchalt of Cham paign, namely, by direct, act of the Legislature; while the county of. McLean and the city of Bloomington paid to the State over one hundred and forty-one thou sand dollars In cash for the location of the Normal, as the investigations before the Le gislature at the last cession clearly showed, ‘and ot which the sam#** writer also com plains. , _ Although lam a citizen of Morgan Co un tv lam not authorized to speak for her; nor am I en any of her committees but on this committee of the State. I shall make no de fence of her Interests, or of the great rets of the State entrusted to her care. I leave all tnat to her own legislators and her own committees ;-lf they cannot defend her, let her go undefended. Bnt I cannot per ceive what Interest Springfield, or any other town In the State, can have in smiting the great public Institutions at Jacksonville or at Normal thus rndelv and unjustly in the face. J. B. Tcrxeb. Chairman of the Committee. A, Strange War of Gening a Husband. A matrimonial commission agent was be fore the Judge of the Rochdale County Court. The agent, whose flame is Thomas Clegg, sued Charles Derrick, a moulder, upon the following bill of particulars: •• Charles Derrick, debtor to Thos. Clegg, for finding a husband, valued at £SO; comrajs stonjfper cent- per annum; amount, £2105.” Mr. Hartley, who appeared for the defend ant, remarked before any evidence was gone Into that the* law would not allow the plain tiff to recover.. The claim was for commis sion on £SO at 5 per cent., which amounted to £2 10b. The law on that point was that a contract to procure marriage between two ’parties for reward was void. The plaintiff sued for commission. The plaintiff said, “On the 20th of May this lady, then Ml*s Porter, contracted with me; while she was rocking In a chair, to*get her a husband. She said she was twenty-six years ol age. sud not married yet: and she added, 4 And I think, somehow, I shall never be married V «bc then agreed to pay me 5 per cent, on £SO per annum, it 1 would get her present husband, Charles Derrick,and I did.’’ The Judge hqld that It was an illegal claim, and. ‘alsrolsacjl the case.—London Paper. Advertising Receipts of ■ the Cincinnati and it. I*oala frre—. The advertising receipt* of thefimr.leadlng dally newspapers of Cincinnati ft.r 1808 was follows; Cbmntertiof, $180,897 ; Gazette* <135.452: Xhmrfrer, $09,452; Tima, $71,807; total $483,108. • * T , , The advertising receipts of the St. Lonls newspapers, for the lart yen, were as fol lows; Jtnmbliean, $218,288; Dcmocrof. {142,882; Watltchc PotT, $03,553; Dispatch , *29,978; Ameigtr % * $29,700; Evening AVwr, i $15,931; total, $500,187* NUMBER 226, SiS ffioooa. QHANGEXN BUSINESS. DISSOLUTION OF THE FIBN. ltaej we must and will have, THE STOCK TO BE REDUCED $200,000 XMWUPIATCLY! IF aTT.T.Tva GOODS Without Regard to Cost or Value WILL no IT. “We mean what we say, And say what we mean." We shall commence this sale THURSDAY MORN ING. January llth, and conttnne it trom day to day until the said redaction is accomplished. Each and every piece of goods In the store win bo Marked in Plain Figaros, Tbe old AOdnew price. NO DEVIATION I t From the sow price will be made in any cue what ever t ao you can eee tbe price yooraelroa, you can boy quick, enabling ualoacll maoy more jpxxli to a day. FRENCH MERINOS ■AA We bare aiantbtered oonterdTatly: «ome of tbem ere have MAUKED DOWN 75 Cen|B per Yard From our former price. OreM Geadi (he same. r-t^ Empress Clsihs lens thaa Cost. Silks mere so. Shawls, some ol them One Handled Dol> tfi lars on a Shawl. Silk Velvets at Cost. Old Cloaks at. Half Cost. Cloths at Cost. Blankets at Coot. Fthnnels at Coot. Unens at Cost.^* Domestics at Coat. Balmorals at Cost. Hoop Skirts at Cost,* Hosiery and Gloves at Coos. Cento* Fnrslahing Goods at leas than Coot* n Qlonrnlna Goods at Cost. Ribbons at Cost, PeathA* and Flowers at Half Price. Battens and Trimmings-at Half Price* Lace Goods afCoot- All the beat Goods in the Store * A-T cost, A!«D THE POOR GOODS At much less than Cost. We tSTlte all the ladies od Chicago and vicinity to can on ss immediately, as *<« win he the last chance this season to bay foods at inch mlnota price*. PUTNEY, KNIGHT & Sign of the Golden Eagle, 105 and 107 Laker St. CHICAGO, Jan. 16,UfT. indebted to PUTNEY, KNIGHT * haxun siq requeued to make laawttsto par* mtsU . ®{je Seating geason. BIDE RIN K . Ice Clear and Smooth as Glass, gala time. UNPRECEDENTED ATTRACTION, MUSIC EVERY AFTERKOON AND MUSIC EVERT EVENING THIS WEEK. Injtrncllons Given Erorj Afternoon, Messrs. Powers and Lafayette. WEDNESDAY EVENING. POWEESAUD LAFAYETTE Will rive* OP AND EXHIBITION of FIGURE AND COMBINATION BKATIKO. By reqneat. a Hat ol tbetr ROTunnu baa beer. onat*a do tbs order Is »bteb they will be performed), aadalU be bADdra lo* each pei *nn a« they pw w it tbs door- BAIUKDAV. OKANI> MASQUERADE. Rett'ter your nmcej Al ice Uida. or at JoanaoD'a State Depot. aed precnre admOnoa ticket* free of charge. RINK. CLEAR AND BEAUTIFUL ICE ! Openal! Day and Evening. Bee Taeaday'a papers for partlcolari of THB GRAND EXHIBITION Of Figure and Combination Shatiugr, By POWERS AND LKFATBTZE. v ALUtofttdr movements bare beeo-prtnted and vrtUbe innlebed on tbe evening of the exhibition. Besteter vonr names for tbe GBAND MASQUE* BADE cn Ttcraday. THE ixut SKater, Herr Wlttowakt, will make his first ap pearance at the •Central , Monfiay Sight. Q.RAND NATIONAL Skating Tournament, COMMENCING JANUARY 28,1867, At Central Skating Park, PITTSBURGH, PBNNn Prlz« (CO sod *3X3ln Greenbacks, sndtheChanolon- Medsl 'orth|e». Tie best pentcmin skater wtllre cetrea ptUeolHOO in Greenbacks sod toe Champion Gold Medal Tf-Tth of America. Tne D-wt lady iNater s prize of (000 and the Gold btedal. Three ot esdi to tecnre s content, the winners. if cha'lfngM next sewon to ska»e the contest on this Park. Entries to close tn the7oth. Adiffss THOMAS A. SPENCE, secret*rr Central Skating Park, post offleo Pox 371. Plttshnrth. Pa. for entile* andj»srttrri*ara. ©metal Notices. rp AKE NOTICE- AH persons are hereby notified that J. C. MA3LIN bssbeenduchsrted from ot etcp'.oy. snd U not au thorized to transact any farther huslncM on m* account. C. W. SANFORD. .. QKOUND OIL CAKE is the Cheapest Feed In the Market g r ■» *• * No. 70 North CUcton«it. Bocftane. DOCKAGE —To Lumber Dealer? and others wanting Urge DOUG FACILITIES, A limited Amount ol Dock property, with tallroad (aHlitler, m tbe new lumber district. in Greene's South Branch Addition to CUcaga. is now JTOVL SALE At 1100 per f:ot or for rent »l |lO pc? foot And taxes. Lot* ICO t>T atl feet, with a street a fbet wide in tbe rear of tae iou. It !■* expected that Canal port-**, and Tweatr-secoadit. will M Imprured Ur tbe spring. so M tO gITC Easy Access to this Propcrtjr. For farther particulars. Inqnlre of U, It. MASON, Land Department, Illinois Central Railroad t A. .1 RNIBKLY.No. IA Garrett Ulock, or ot K. P. DBlt* IUKEON, on the premise*. Slhbcrtlatng agents. TlOTlun TO ADVERTISERS. ♦e i Wo arc pleased u» announcethat wo Doy harc nnr ••main nf Aueortea" *o n«rfc.-ted at HpW TOUX, CINCINNATI ard CHtCAMLtLilwi't'ati ha?e lira tiaeoirnu, or nnticra of any ku*Lio»e»iffl \n qer new* paptf Id the EMtirn, Mvdni*.ih';;l*'*rA 'if Weatsra • gutra. at abort notice and at 1.'." ' llocrcut fl'c* of 4i ucwtpapm am kept couaU •* or otnce, Cjp thoeiamlfiailon aa<l convenlf-.m >..% _ £•£ tiesilestrooaof having thrlr WAllK* OU MKItCIIANDINK ADVttHTJKBI) in anj accUooof tnS United bialca or Ca»ad*s. will do w«ll la call at our office, wbvra any de«imd luiimution will bad too m to th«* rlmiiitlfin ot the napr.», rale*, term*, Lfi. Office, 67 Dearborn-**., Koom No. 11 (op ataUl.) nioH. conuicN.«r €<».* Nnwiparer AdvrrH*lng.Agi:nu: Heal Estate. XJTf ABA&II-AV. RESIDIiNOE-* , ' V FOR A new t*o»lor? and baiemenl bilek hooao ofll room* and lot, with barn, on Waba*b-av-near Twaa* Uclb-it. TUO>tA6 D. bMD’.B k Heal Batata Aerate. -I Metropolitan btgck. p HEAT BARGAIN—Rare Chance. V* 330 Aero Farm for 150 per Aero.l Half ca*h. balance In one and two years. Such a fond cant be bought in DUncD for Iraa man.ltb T«r aero.* Choice land, living water, creel orchard, location, on the nod pntmc road. Will WARRANT IT TO pi.kabr any person. Clone to tee unrivalled loom city of Lincoln, on tbe CblcagqA BLI/yilsßall toad-bandy to acbool. collece. church. abcVmarret, All kinds oi choice fruit In great quamlUea. Kxten nve plantation* ol evergreen*, ana toreet tree*, all very large and innily. Improvement* worth tbe money uked. Can give full particulars by addressing G. W. PUOUITLE. Llncotn. 111. 33j)Otograpt)fi- WHO CAUSED THIS COiIMO- T10K? hla elegant graph Gallery, - * 108 T.AKB-ST. -How? By rednrlng the price of pftturea. thereby cauting bu biotbtr phoioeraphers to twrfbra entlca very much like a tCBIGii ON A DOT GRIDDLE. Never be In tco much ot a harry to have joar Cartea de Vlrtie Ondbrd up. but let your Artlit have his own noe In Iheasibort, dark days, and thus secure them nom discoloring. , * Cortes de VUlte. II nee Dozen. .-fur,(Spas FURS. VARIETY, BEDUCED PRICE?, GREAT BARGAINS. M Eeelilc U bellevtDg.** BBEWSTEH, Votarier, TKrASniN'GTON HALL, * Smith St Nixon’s Bnilding’ 9 On opposite the Court House. The above Hall la on the second floor,wnd k wett ran»ed for CONCPBTS, LECTCBEh, EXni«ITIIM*S sod BALLS. Haafront and ptlveao be had on 'eC'EmUSj Apply at the Hall. attention, EVERYBODY! • GROCERIES!. GROCERIES FISBEBG 8c LOSS, GROCERS AND TEA DEALERS, 433 STATE-ST., AresclUug goods cheaper than aay other house in the cltj. All kind* cf Canned Fruit, Batter, Ego and Poultry alvars on band. , _ . w Goods delivered Is any part ot the city, free ofcoarse. N. B,—Give ns a trial, and seo t.-r ycniselt Money* to loan—jn sums of *5.000 and upwards 00 Improved city r»al eaijtc- Lous negotiated on approved collateral*, as 30, $0 led 90 d * Tf ' r.W). w. BOZET. Heal E»tate and Lean Bro.ta. 9*B Lasalle-*t._ * FEW GOOD CANVhSSEBS K ~ r “'lgSkEl. P ft?A«s6s ft CO, KFSIDENCE WAITED—Thc suhscri* ber want* to purchase a aood family residence, in seme durable location, either on Up booth or West bide, say 10 or more rooms, with the ordinary con venience*. worth say tSJM or 16,100, more or less. Ad* Ortai, glrlng location aad foil deacrlpUqo, - u w* B* O-- Bex 8000, Ch'cago Post Office, HAMLIN, Q.ARD’S PATENT - . BBZCK MACHINE. Office and manuaetotr S 3 South Jederscs-et. Wd tnx deacrlpUTfl circular address B> B. OAKD, 33 South JedoaoD-st, Chicago. T>EAI) THI*-=Opera House Ficmres— t\, We are framing these la * S 4 DIFFGKENT . To suit everybody's taste, and Wwer than any other bootelntheclty. Before buying elsewhere, call aIJ. K. sOAW * co.’a, 186 cako-st., and be goDTlaced. A liberal ditoooal W clots. J-JAILY tribune COMMERCIAL & GENERAL PRINTING 51 Clarksi, Chicago. railroad companies, insurance companies, STOCK COMPANIES, BANKERS,- AND G3t/iuEiß rmanao IP:R,O MPTTjT As aar Priming Hooao'fa the "fnrfbwrWJ TRIBUNE JfflfflCE, POSTERS Oar assortment ot Poster Type Is t&e larx* eat and best selected SAtsck la the city* COUPON AND LOCAL TICKETS. We are prepared to All orders fir csa secntlvely cambered RAILROAD COUPON and LOCAL TICKET!*, at SBW YORK BATE!*. Larne Font* of the Latest Styles of Beeh Type, Are Adams Book Presses, and a Hydraulic Dry Press, enable ns ts excel la this Important branch ot Printing. * A fall assortment of Legal, CouTemaciefV Pension and Bounty Blanks, at BOOK AM) JOB OFFICE, SOLUTION. The copartaerablp teretofore exlattnenoder the tnn name ol BCBCIKB AMLSEK expire* tix\n day by lim itation. G. 13. SUSEJEK will contlnne the business U th« oW itu'l. and Is alota authorized to reeette «B money* ltd lettle ail debta of Uts late firm. (Signed) Co Henf. ©tocerics, '^financial. WSantEP: > jlatefrtg. picture-jFtamegc- Job ytiwthH..■/ft r railroad* OFFICE. BUSINESS men; AT PRICES AS IOW ax 51 Clarfcst, Chicago. o ' IN EVERT STYLE. BOOK PRINTIN6. BLANK.S.* TRIBUIVE C: C!ark-st., Chicago. 0. D. BUIUIBB, OEO. 8.U121t8.’ January ITtb, 1967. in aisnmlnit the entire bostnots of tbe Ute flra «T" BUMMER A MINER, 1 would uk ceontlnnaaceef tft* Übernl support I bare Heretofore received. * O. P. SUMNER. QOrAIiTNEHSIIir. TTo, the tndmUnrd, bare tbti day formed a copart nership. under the arm name and style at TWIXP.n-JttMfTU A fA ; for tbe purposed! tryaactlng a GENERAL COMMISSION DUBIEEBB, * • *. • ■ In retiring Irom tbolatotrm of BUI4NEUA MlNktt l.woLUl .Imply rat that 1 tball, moat pappy to are my oldcnatcmere and patrnit at otu new PUCMHUIOM. ■ OEO. n. ' U M. THOMPSON * CO. TOO Arm ofU. M. THOUPbOy A CO. tvplre* and* la diaaolTed tble date by limitation.. Toe bnleeet «UI be continued aa heretofore. at Jl-S ami 110 Sostti .'VrateML. Cblcaco,by If. M.TXlOUPSON.wboalopol* auihorlacd to uae tbe name of ihe*nrmla Qquldtfildn. •• . n. M. THOMPSOy, - • ' L. W. McCONMLL, JOHN &CUMAH& Chicago, January U 1967. • J~)IbKOLDTION. The copartnership firm ofUSTSOyA BOBS lath!* day dliemved by mutual content. Tbe boilneae *£- lairs ot the late bra will be settled by.molr aucoenanw the new Ann of N. HAT SON * CO, CMcsso. J wintry 17,15 K. JAUK3 11. IIQE3. copartnership. , N.MATSON, of thetate Onto l Mat»en A Hoes, bar tbladar aaeoefated with him In copartnership UJ. NORTON nil W. E. UIGLET, under tbs name sod • style of N. MATSON A CO. Chicago, January «.U» K M \ TSOir f , * 1 NORTON, W. B. HIGL3T. Extract, of Ecef. r [ RY TOURTELOT’S EXTRACT OF BEEF, For-Family U^e. TNVAT.rns AND DYSPEPTICS; fall tojsee 11. Fersaleby all Druggists and Grocers. Huslntse gratae MALTING COMPANY, Nos. 2 and 4 HicMgan-ar., HlanuCactarers of IHalt and Deala* la * Barley and . Bye. ry we kwp cccatantly os band stocks ot man ’Barley and Sye Malt, which we are prepared to eell si t&e lowtatmarketrste*. O.EO. H. ROZET, BEAD ESTATE AND LOAN BROKER, OS LaSolle-st. Lean* neeoUated on Real Eatate, Bend/, Strykl Wkr.Wi*a»s gecelptat cd other Sentisttg. ’/"lOLTON DENTAL ASSOCIATION \ I originated the fcssthetlcnse of NITROUS OX* IDE GAb In the extraction ot teeth, and have given lf »4tAU patient* at their oSce-ln Sew Toxic, nun CT A SINGLE ACCIDSST. It l» oar speelaltyv We guarantee “no pain.” Come to headquarter*. Of ' ice.llß Chicago, orer Ttoea.offl.ctt. XYK. J. O. FARNSWORTH Tfat« no «trmcl.TO lor Extracting Teeth wlOwp* fun, by the one ol Sltrotta Oxide Gas. when asttoctas sea are maencu. _ _ ~ 116IMndolDMt« opposite Wood’s Unseam, bets of Teeth on.luhoer. gIAOO. fSJXi, . * SLggj A DMI2nSTIIATOR;S NOTICE. All narties Indebted to thfl k *tsute ot latac Crahrv v deceased, are atttePbrtogmgte 1c Boons ol D. F. Brandon, - I**4 X Socth -- fl •«,.*« tleir accooats. Cartas de V ill to Ualshed, ‘UBgasag&By %3f)SStsoS®omtst. "DI THE FACE I TES./ >JA6. WAIdCEB, The Physiognomist. tells year bnnpesa giro* advlca regarding heaJthvmaMlage, study; Aeu K 9 Wa*hlneton-Bt. atwinmn +l. Advertise ha Walker** city SctturesT T>EiIEMBER THE POOR.—The Ker. li p. W. RIOKDAN win lecture tn St. John* Co«k oUc Church, eerstr of Clark and Eighteenth-*!*- oa nest Satdaj eTealnwJac.29tb.at7H o benefit of the poor, antler the aosptce*oftbe aom«r of St. Vincent demoL subject; "TOeTnMPhottho Choi ch In Europe In the Nineteenth Century. Tic* eta ct admission. 9u cents. lilanifs. N EW MOBT6AHEBL&NBB, With Power' of*Sale. Adjournment, pnsunnre, Tar Clauses, etc, fhr sale at • ~ Tribune Job Office. All tfndi of Ml Conreyareln*. Bounty. Blanks. iy,t erchants’ xnsios EXPEEsa stock Fir »«. 7 &jSS?K<S.