Newspaper of The Chicago Tribune, January 27, 1867, Page 1

Newspaper of The Chicago Tribune dated January 27, 1867 Page 1
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FROM MOPE. latest Despatches by Ocean Telegraph. Dissatisfaction in France at the Proposed Government Reforms. bailing of the Swatara from Minorca with Snrratt on -Boarg. The Greeks Look Forward to Help from the United States. Bread Riots Among the Lower Classes of Madrid. France, Russia and Prussia to Ne gotiate in Common on the Eastern Question, Count Bismark Refuses a Seat in the German Diet. FROM WASHINGTON. Action of the Senate in Rela —lion to the Swedish Mission. Join McGinnis, of Ghicigo, Pails of Confirmation. Subject of the Whiskey Tax to be Referred to a Special Committee. com. .Senate—Bill Introduced to Equalize the Pay of Army Officers. House—Action in Relation to Mr. Stevens’ Reconstruction Bill. Iffr. Ashley Withdraws his Substi tute in Favor of the Orig inal Bill. FROM FMGFIBLD. Lejusiativc Action with Refer . once to I'liicaso Cemeteries. Call for a Meeting of the Re publican State Central Committee. Trovisions of the Bill Providing for tho Election of County Attorneys. A Warehouse Bill will Probably be Reported on Monday. Governor SwanaElectedUni ted States Senator from Maryland. FUOH EUROPE. BY OfKAS TELEGRAPH. London, January S 3. - Tbe Car.&dhn railroad loan of LUOG.OJO pounds sterling guaxasrecd by the Uriiiab la mm to be pnt on ibc market. Quite foimldablo bread riots have occnnvd at Greenwich. THE CRETAN WAH ENDED. The Cretan war bas erd d and the volmubrs have gone lack to Greece. lokdon, January 25, Tiie affairs < f tbe Atlantic and Grcxt W • tern Railroad have been rcLned to a comralttc; of inquiry. FRDBSIA. Uvn.M. A? Bsultk, January 23. Tbc member* rf the German Confederation have agreed to (he scheme proposed by Prnstia. Benux. January 25. Tbe Dnchles have formally becnanuezed to the German Confederation. The German Diet is to meitfcrthe fliti time, on tbe24th of February. . Behux, January 22. Count Bismaik declined a scat in tbe German Diet. nucAP mors at maduid. Pam*, Janaary 23. lofoimation is re vived that the workingmen arc riotously assembling in the streets of Madrid. The clamor ia for brevd. A serious outbreak is anticipated, and the Government Is taking mea sures to remedy It. under. Arnexs, January 22, Great Interest is felt in the mission of Genera Knlergia to Wai-hlogton. Help was confidently expected from (he United States. Amors, January 25. It is said General Katergis has declined a mis sion to the United States In aid of tne suflering Octane. TBE AUTOIAS nOCKDABT CjrESTIQK. I-oxdox, January 22. It is reported that the Government of Prussia has asked that ot Austria why troops of the lat ter arc being concentrated In Gallada. There ia a report that a new frontier wit) be made between Austria and Italy. neponTED Ptrncnaec op tub tsuun> or ar. TUOXAB. Loxdoh, January 21. Tbc official jocrcnl of Copenhagen denies that the Danish Government has any intention of selling the lalaud Su Thomas to the Dulled Mates. rnnnxrtAL costed enAnox. It Is tnnouncsd officially 10-day that tbe British Govcrnminthas accepted the plan submitted by tbe Provincial delegates for tbe union of the Provinces. Pluses disgusted. Advices from Paris state that France ia disgust ed with the measures pat forward by tbe Emperor Napoleon. tub eastcub questiox. Paws, January 24. The French, Russian and Prna-ivn Governments bave resolved to negotiate in common with tbe Porte on the Eastern question. smnan. Pabis. January 22. The SwaUta. with Sanair aboard, has arrived at Minorca. Alter coaling she tilled for America. rrsaxsa amu tax*. Qcbekstowit, January 23 The steamship City of Baltimore, from New York January 12th. touched acre thi* afternoon. LozrooxDtttUT, January 2t. The steamship Nova Scotian, from Portland arrived off Greencarlle to-dey. Bttnrr, January 23. The steamship Pierre from New York arrived bcrelo-day. JjvrurooL, Janaary 21. JThe steamship Chicago from New York arrived to-dav. Qcsenstowx, January 21. The staomshlp Bosphoroos from Philadelphia to Javerpool, was seen last Sunday six hundred miles west of Queenstown short of coal, other wise m good condition. tWMt Foreltn Markets. . “LtreapooL, Jane vr Jl—Keening. Colton oschaored; middling oplanda. HVc. Dread fitclTs active. When frm. Corn advanced to <3c fo; mixed Wcj tern. I'rorlaiona Arm. Lard. Sic. Loxdox. January 39. ComoM declined to W«. American aecttnlla gen craliy tmehanced. Five-Twenty b-mdi aucbtly lower, 73y; at Frankfort they are quoted at 36>*. MaxciiKma. January 39. Marketdnll and Tbe ahorMlmc tnovesecl nmocs cotton manufacturer! !■ extending. Tanu, January 92. Boone dull: rentes declined. Liverpool, January 23-Koon Sain of cotton to-day were 8,000 bales. Starke *Uodler. Quotations unaltered. Lovdoe, January 31—Noon. Consols, for money. 90s; 5-»a, 71\; Erie, O* Jllloots Central. BDJg. Lotto*. January O-Eveolny. United Stales *•**. 7*X ; consols, «*. LirrartxiL, January 33. rrorliloßi—Market active. Beef advanced 3i fid for American. Bacon firmer. Liverpool, January 21. Cotton market without special activity, but ernftr la tone, and prices show an advancing terdency. bales were B.OW baiea middling uplands at KMSltkd. Manchester market flat. Liverpool breadstntEiqaiet, bat prices unchanged. Petroleum a trifle came; sales et ?£%SA£S? AmriMa '*- J 55 cntSTri-“!n “."S' for cfw.rv, n i.oii ceatt.i 4, rSl u- Kl , _ Lmrerooi, January »-Nosa. nSi tlo ir 1 lf r * el • te **r Bt tbe top price of yesterday 11 *“- The Brokers* Circular report* tbe sale* fu UTe ending last evening, <u«4 bilu. Sales to-ia% bates. Tbeskauahlp Hibernia, from PortUnd, arrived at Greencaatle thii noon. Livreroot, January *s—Krmlap. Cotton—Market clove-l firm, with niddjin: O.'.eaai at »xd. Market for goods at Manchester doll and drooping. Ltvccroou Jatuarj Si—Kvoalux. PreadrtuCa—Market doll and ttada downward. Wheat-Declined Sd. Fioor—Declined la. Corn—Declined to J3* 11 9* quarter tor mixed Western. Provtrlom*—Groenllr Ann. Bacon la dearer. Rosin—Quoted at IDs V 3 cental for common WOaioz* ton. Spirits Tmptn’lne-Sli M P cwt for American. LuMmx. January »—Evening. Con»ot* Or Mmey-MV; U.B. MO'S 71*; lUiaoli Cu-Ual £11 Eric 43*. Pxnu, January J 5. U. 6. Five-Twenties 7J*. FBOH WASUINIiTON. (r'prcial Despatch to the Chicago Tribune.] WaanisoTort, January 23. tote or cenbube. 1 he pi cceedtoga in the House Ibis afternoon on the question of censuring Hunter were very noisy ai d attended with some excitement. The speak er bad difficulty in preserving order. The Demo crats at first showed some disposition to filibus ter against Ibe passage of the resolution. Baker and Hawkins were the only Republicans who voted in the negative. Hooter is a new member, chosen for this session only to a vacancy made by the death of Mr. Humphrey, ol Brooklyn. EXECUTIVE BUSINESS. The Senate had a brief Executive session this ailcntoon, during which about a dozen nomina tions were confirmed and fifty rejected. MCGINNIS ItCJECTED. The most important on the rejected list, was thst of John McGinnis, of Chicago, Minister to Stock holm. NATIONAL BANK CUBUSNCT. During tbe past vtcetc the Treasury Department has Ifgurd fIC 1,275 io National B-nk currency, making *hc whole issue to dale, $300,777,831. From this there is to be deducted tbe currency rt-turned, including worn-out notes, amounting to fi, tte.'JCfi, leaving in escalation at tblidate, .TAiurr biil. The Tariff bill Bill probably occupy two dayi mote. HIE KOICIXEE FOB Tits BALTOfOBE JtATOHALTT. Loyal Baltimoreans sav that Robert J. Banks, nominated to-day for Mayor, was a giod rebel sympathizer all thronch tbe war. OF XNTEHEST TO TE7EUANS. The House Military Committee reported a bill to-day providing a made lor paying beauties to tolulera who have lost discharge papers. rETJTfoir mo* tub nontaka leoulatcue. Tbe Legislature ot Montana have strongly pe'l. tioned Congress that tbe act of May, 1856, setting ciT to Nevada all that part of tbe Territory of Ar* ’zcsawetlol the thirty-seventh degree of longi tude, and weft of the Colorado River, be re pealed. land fpechase, The Rouse bas passed a hill appropriating fif teen thousand dollars for the purchase of Ambrose Morrison's lots at Nashville, on which one of the Govercmeut’s f>rts is situated. INPOHTANT BAILS JAD BILL. The bill reported In the Senate by Mr. Wade, acd parsed, authorising the building ot a lateral branch of ibe Baltimore aud Potomac Railroad •mo the BUoict of Columbia, Is of great import ance to tbe West. It sbortenathe distance to Bal timore four mile?, avoids Ibc present ageless de lay at Baltimore, makes a direct connection west, and makes it possible lo bny through tickets Iron the Northwest lothe Capital. ‘A NEWLY PLEDGED BCPPOBTEn OP JTT POLICY. The newly recognized organ of Democracy hero has the following to-night: “The Radical mem bers <if the lionf e of Representative*, not lo speak of Senators, have been guilty of misdemeanors warranting impeachment. They have Ucated tbe Pro-Ident with contempt, threatened the stability of the Government by attempts to depose him. They scorn the decision of the Supreme Court and in tbe teeth of the Constitution, which they have taken a solemn oath to support, declare the intention of ab'.Ushlug that co-ordinate branch of the Government. They have denied the right of representatloa (o the Southern Slates, and by a numerical majority ia :bi Federal Legislature, have succeeded in keep lug out those representatives, in violation oftha fuiuisircuial iaw of tbe land, which declares that taxation shall be accompanied with representa tion.” LAKD OFFICE AFFAIUS. Washington, January 2C.—Tne Commission er of the General lonid Office has approved a list of selcctioua amounting to l,ooi,nn acres of dud lie lands for the Lac La Belle Harbor Canal. The list is now In hands fur the perfection of tne par ent carrying ibc fee simple title to the (Stale of Michigan for tbejand selections. Returns received at tia General Land Office t-bow 0,841 acres of public lands disposed of dur ing December lost at tbe local office at La Crosse, Wle., 4,r<o! acre?- ot which were taken tatten qd by actual settlers under the homestead act. COKFIUMATIOKB. The Senate tojday, In Executive session, con firmed lb* following nomiDHtiocs: Noah L. Jef fi fen, to be Comml-sloncr to ascertain the amount oi money expended In West Virginia: Rich ird U. Bolling, lobe Surveyor of Customs a* Louisville; Frank Clccddln, at Madron, Indiana, Arcbl mid Snowden, Chief Coiner ol the Mint at Pbh sdelphU: Chambers McKibbee, Treasurer of the Mint at Philadelphia ; Collecloio of Inlet nal Uev n.ne—John O. Hunter, Twelfth District of Ohio ; Stephen J. McUrosrlhy. r-ccond District of Oi io. Assessor* of Revenue—George Baiuuld, Tliirtecnto District of Ohio; William L. F’lxhugb. Eighth District of Virginia; An»Un Savage, District of Idaho. Hugh J. Andor «on. Auditor of Ibc Treasury forlbePoit Office Department. REJECTIONS. The following nomination* wcrere{ected: Win. MHward ol the Mint at Philadelphia; John MeGinnl*, of Illinois, Minister to Stuct:- 1 olm. Assc*9orß of Internal Revenue—J. W. Warner. Sixth District, Ohio; Tnomt* Mullen. Sevnm DislHcL Ohio ; Win. E Schofield, Eighth Dls net, Ohio: Frank Baker, Ninth District, Ohio; Basil C. Brown, FonrteenU District Ohio; Wm. t/pall. Twenty-fourth District, Indiana: Latigdou, First District, Oh o; Andrew-I. IlaMday, First District, Nebraska; Owcu O, Do-cney, Stcond West Virginia. Cal lc<tor*of Internal Revenue: -lullns A. Prime, Six b Dictiiet, Ohio; John R. Firm, Foartcoatb Dlt-uicL Ohio; Geo. W. Thatcher, First District, Idaho. BECIU.TAUT M'CFLLOCa’S POI.ICT. Secrctarv McCnlloeh informed a leading ••innt*ri uftnc Finance Committee »ha* he iutend cd m roLticue tho present currency contmction policy until Congress advised him otherwise. AKonran* version, Washington, January tfl.—While it is true that Secretary McCulloch is de*irnns of relieving the money market Iromtne pressure brought on ny the contraction of the greenbacks, it 1* Dotcaircct, so far as can be teamed, that he will stop the withdrawal immcdlatclv. The coaaky will probably have a development of the Secre tary’s policy on this snbj'ct In a few days. THE WHISKEY TAX. Washington, January 2'J.—Tho Ways and Means Committee to-day referred ibc whole sub j-.ct of the whisky tax lo a enli-committce. They are to inquire into the propriety'of reducing the inv. and aho what legUlatxuo, if any, u necessa ry to prevent frauds, dc. nurus ox rut ntxsiox nmnatr. Tbc Htrald't Washington special says: The ncmerons fraud* perpetrated on the Pen-inn Bu reau arc receiving thorough Investigation. In dictments have been found agatan a mau named Tobias, in Albany, and J. Brenner Las been com muted in New \ ork oovibxxext nnunsGi at rcontA. Wasbixotox. January 2U.—Representative In gcrao'.L-of Illinois, introduced a resolution In - meting tbe Po*t Office Commlltt’e to rcoort a bill for the ercfllfi-i of pnblic baUdlng* nt Peoria for Post Office and Internal Itevenac purposes. • A QUAIX or SAT.T. The New York Vlme#* Washington -psclal says a letter was received in that city yesterday Irani a hmker in New York, whose name and aldre** can be famished, and who Is vouched for a) reda blc, charging t&at ihu sum of sjJ,'*iO wa * subscrib ed! n that ctiy to indnee the offering of Impeach ment resolutions In the House. The letter refer* to one broker who admits hiving subscribed *r..W)O, II does not appear that any money was ever raid. This msy posslMv explain th? oremi tare annxnnecmcat in New York of tbo Impeach ment resolutions. HETODTON IXDIAX AFFAtn*. Mr. Doolittle to-day made a report from the Jo’nt committee to personally look Into Indian affaire. The commiticercromm'ndedthe passage of the Senate bill now pending In the Bouse, for the creation of a Board of Infraction for a con stant, thorough supervision of Indian affairs, in all new States and Territories. Oat member of tnv Board is to be detailed from the regnlar army by the Secretary ot War, one member* to he ap pointed from among seen persons as mav be named b) the great religions bodlesmConrcnUon, and the Chief of the Coord is to bean Assistant Commissioner ot Indian Affairs. ersTOHS HCCEirrs. Total receipts of customs for tbe week coding 19th Inst., $L«J1,212. fused jfrVf* nnncAV ArroivnrEXT. Iter. J. W. Alvord Is appointed General Snner- Ifttudenl of Schools under the Frcedmen's Da rcaa. laxd patexts Tbo Commissioner General of tbe taod Office ha* transmitted to the Commissioner or In-vau Affairs, foi delivery to. parties entitled to'tbem. It? pawhtsfor Winnebago Trust Lands, embracing 1-MwS acica m Bine Earth Coan‘y, Minnesota, 'ibese lands were sold for the benefit of the Win nebago Indiana. CONGRESSIONAL PROCEEDINGS. WAsmxorox, January 23. SENATE. Mr. DOOLITTLE presented a report of the Joint Special Committee to Inquire into the con dition of the Indian tribes aud the management ol their attain, appointed Mirch 8,1585. Mr. HENDERSON Introduced a bill for the re- I'cf of the North Missouri Railroad Company, by allowing it credit for duties on railroad iroa. Re- IctTcd. Mr. WADE called up the bill authorising the construction of a lateral branch of the Baltimore A Potomac Railroad, within the District of Co lumbia. Pa«sed. Mr. WILSON introduced a hill to abolish and prohibit peonage In New Mexico and other parts ol the United Mates. Referred. : Mr. LANE, from the Conference Committee on me bill In regard to the Department Pension Accntt, made a report. Agreed to. The bill now goes to the President. As parsed. U removes all i enaitm Agents appointed since January last, in ft£?o-lu,« October. Din was taken 00. Several amend-* v. mI- c , u olleN »«d rejected. S QOTcd 10 <ncrea*e the duty on man- bcmp frcm twenty-five to fifty dollars Mr/wILSON obtained unanimous consent to introduce a resolaUou calling on the Present fa? a copy of the- report of General Wa,VnTn ths«p lure of Jeff. Dans. Resolution adopted VDOCip Mr. WILSON Introduced a bill in cq‘ na i| z - the payofarmy officer*. Ordered printed, and re. K-ncd to tlic Military Committee. nwc * ,nd rc The first section gives all officers of the a*mv not entitled to doable rations or commutation on Increase for two years from January, IS 17 of 1 twenty-five per cent on (factr present p*y, and'e*. tabiisnes the pay of all monnted men the «ao* as cavalry of like grades. beetton two fixes tbc prices ol ration* far two yrais at fifty cents per rattan for all officers far •ow B:l:adier Generals serving with troops, and fur educational purposes at West Point Section three continues to all offic-ra in the reg ular aimy who have served as volunteer*. the same rank by brevet as the highest commliMm they held in the volunteer service, and provides that the relative rank of all officers ol the same grade and date of commission shall be determined by their previous commissions, whether regular or volunteer, and places all officers on the «aue footing as to rank, pay. promotions, and tu all other partlcnlara in their respective grades. Section four continues the presoot pay of on listed men lor three years from tUo proclamation of peace, August 20.16C6. Section five abolishes bands established by act of .Inly, 1896, except the band at the Military Accademy. VOL. XX. Fectton alx abolishes the office of Second Asrirtaot Secrc*arr of-War. feclion seven gives Professors at Went Point of let* than ten yean* service, as»lmll*lcd rank and pay of Major of Cavalry; over ten and less than twenty yeara, of Lieutenant Colonel of Cavalry: over twenty yean, of Colonel of Cavalry rand provides that they and officers on duty at West Point shall bcdciiled the increased compensation provided for in the first section. Mr. TRUMBULI* from the Judiciary Commit tee, reported a Joint resolution, introduced early in the session, by Ur. Wade, to amend the Cou eulnlion, by prohlbltingitie re-election o( any person to the ofßce ol President of the Unite.*. Slates. Mr. WADE gave notice that bo would call this npataoearivday,arda-k tne Senate to pass it, so as to submit It to the Legislatures of the States tbia winter. The Tariff Rill was resumed. The amendment of Mr. Daria was disagreed to. Tne bill waa then taken out of the Committee of the Whole. Tie next question waa on concurring In the amendment aoopted in committee. Before procreate* briber, the Senile went into Executive session, and soon a'ter adjourned. HOUSE. On motion of Mr. DARLING, the Secretary of the Treasury waa requested to suspend the sales of confiscated wbiaaey unless the price odcred be canal to the tax thereon. Mr. ANCONA, from ihc Military Committee, reported a bill to amend tbe additional bounty actof JalySS. Ordered orbited and recommitted. On motion of Mr. WILSON, the Post Office Committee was instructed to inquire into the expediency of establishing, under tne direction ol tto Post Office Department, a package express on railroads and s'eamboats, or routes of United States mails, lor conveying packages and mer chandise, at such rates os may be established by law. Mr. DHIGGS introduced a bill granting lands of Wisconsin and Michigan to ala iu the construc tion of the Wisconsin A Late Superior Railroad. Referred. Mr. ANDERSON introduced a Joint resolution to provide for the erection of a building lu Peoria for tbe Post Office and Internal Revenue Office. Itcfcired. A larce number of private bills paased. The House took up Mr. Stevens* reconstruc tion bill. Mr. BOSS made a speech stating his objections to it, as niicoiiatiluilouaL as adverb© to (be p'lnct plcs enunciated by the Republican party noting Ibo war, and as unwise and inexpedient. II Con* giees could dcpoiatbo President and paralyze the suptcitiC Court, civil government would be destroyed in this country. lie thought be taw among the Republican leadeiß types of tbe Robcanicrres, the Datitocs end tbe Karats of the Fresco Revo* lution. lie appealed to Congress to let well enough alone; ‘'rathe* - bear tbe *lls we bsvo ttanlly locth<»s Hat wc know not of.’* Aa to the ptopceed impeachment of the President, be thought lie«tight to b_- impeached for leaving t - ** many disunion!* & in office. Mr. SI EVENS gave notice that be would lake lie floor on Monday and seek to put tbe bill on Its passage, if Mr. Ashley would withdraw bis substitute, and Mr. Bingham would withdraw his motion to nfer the bill to the Committee ou Re* coLttructiOD. He would ask to have it con* sldcred under the five minutes rule, as in Committee of tbe Whole. Mr. ASIIIXY withdrew bis substitute and an nounced bis Irtcnnou lo vote against the refer ence ot Ibc bill. In the course of Mr. Ashley’s remarks ho alluded to men holding seals on tbe Democratic tlCc who had c- operated with tbe rebels. Mr. WINFIELD took exception to (be remark, and denounced it as utterly untiuo and a base and itlnmous slander. Mr. HUNTER added. “ And so far as 1 am con cerned. li la a base lie.” Ml. HILL called Mr. Ranter to order, and tbe Sneaker rub d that the woids were oat of order. Mr. RANDALL, of Pennsylvania, saldp " But nevertheless true.” Mr. HILL moved a vote of censure against Mr. □nnter. earned St against at. The SPEAKER bridly administered Comoro to Mr. Ilucter, who stated that he used the language In a moment of irritation at a false charge, lie ir tended no disrespect to tbe House. Mr. ASHLEY made an explanation. His re marks , which he intended to apply to those here or cUcwhcre who, during or since the wav, were in secret alliance with the opposition, who had voted against nupplies for the war, discouraged enlistments, encouraged ucscrtlon and organized rccrplracy to overthrow Ibc Government, and be Intended it to apply (o no othur persons. Adjourned. FROM SPKIM3 FIELD. I Special Despatch to tbe Chicago Trlbonc.l SrmxanzLn. January 2G. CALL ron A MEETING OF TBS HEfUBLICAN STATE cextbal coxxrmx. The Chairman of the Union Republican State Central Committee bus called a special nfceiing of said committee, to be held In this city, at the of fice of Adjutant General Hayne, on Wednesday next, SOth Instant. A fall attendance is requested, as important business will couc before tiro com mittee. OBACCLIND CEMETSEY BILL. A bill was reported back from the committee, iu the House, this morning, to extend tbe limbs of (be Graceland Cemetery. The Tcport pro 'Mbits the exteuslon of tho cemclcrr except in a noithem direction, that is. toward Evanston. Mr. Tsyiur moved that the' prohibition also cover tbe northern extension, which would- of comae prevent the extension of tho cemetery ia“any di rection. After considerable oiscussion, which was anything but of a crave character, tho bill was finally recommitted to the Judiciary Com mittee. SENATE SOT IN SESSION. The Senate has not been in acssion to-day, bat tbc committees hft'e been busy, iiu movingra ran me of fbosc- CCTtSO ATTOHSETB. In tbc House a bill bos been ordered to a third reading, entitled an act to provide for tbo election of protocolin': attorneys for each county m tbe State. Section one provides that on Tuesday after the first Monday of November, IS&i, and quadri ' cnnUlly thereafter, there shall be elected in each of ‘he several counties of this State, by qualified voters, a prosecuting attorney for each connty in tbc Slate, who shall bold bis office for the term o( f.ve yeaia and nntii bis successor is qualified. rcct:ou t»o provides thst tbo icturu ol votes shall r.e cade to the Secretary of State, and the Coventor shall commission said prosecuting attorney. Section three provides that a prose cuting attorney elected, shall, within thirty days alter receiving notice of bis comm’ssion, enter into bonds of-one thousand dollars for the faithful performance of hi* dalles. If be refuses to give tbc bonds named the office shall be de clared vacant. Section four gives power to tbe Circuit Judge of said county to dll an}* vacancy which may occur. Section (Ire provides shat tbc prosecuting attorneys shall reside in tbc comities for which they shall be elected. Section six declares the dntbs to be ibe same as heretofore performed by Circuit Attorney, and In addition thereto, they shall at tend tbc meetings of the Board ol Supervisors for their respective comities, and advise upon all mutters relating to the business of the connty, and prosecute or defend all smls or legal proceed ings without fee or reward otherwise than here inafter provided. Section seven provides that said presenting attorney shall receive tbe same fees as arc now given to Cirenit Attorneys, and Mich other comp* nsation as may be determined by the Board of Supervisors, or by tbc Connty Courts. Section eight provides that the attorney's f alary shall not be less than two cents, nor more •ban four cents per capita of the population of the county, to bo paid quarterly, provided (bat the Board of Supervisors of CouK County shall rot allow Its prosecuting attorney more than Section nine provides that tbe office of Mate's Attorney shall not exist in this Stale alter the expiration of the terms of office of tbc present ircv.mbents. Section ten repeals all laws In con diet with tirt-*. COXFEXSATTOX OF CO UK IT JLT3UES. An act to provide for compensation of Connty Judges was reported back in tbo House to-day, and ot dered to & third reading. Tbe salaries are fixed as follows: lu counties where the population does rot exceed 10,000, (GUI; over 10,000 and less than 15,UX1, $700; 15,000 and not over 20,0.0, $000; 20,000 and not over 80,000, *1.200: over CO.OOOand rot exceeding 10,000, *1,400; over 40,000 inhabi tants, SI,BOO. The connty of Cook is excepted from the provisions in this act. TUE WAUEBOCsB XOXOfOLT. Mr. Charles Randolph, of yonr city, appeared before the Railroad Committee of the Senate list evening and addressed them for nearly two hoars in favor of tbe warehouse monopoly bill Intro duced by Mr. Ward. He was subjected to a crit ical cross-examination by members of the Com mittee,.and also by J. J. Richard*, Marry Nul *on, J.'W. J. Colton, and other opponents of tbo monopoly bill, who are here from Chi cago. Mr. Randolph was followed by J. J. -Bic'ards, who vindicated the character of Eastman's bill. Tbe committee at the conclusion 4 fthe discussion decided to plica both Eastman's and Ward's bills in the hands of a stUxommltiee consisting of Messrs. Eastman, Watd, and Cobrs, with the power to report a bill embodying the best feature# of both bills. The bill prepared by this sub-committee will proba bly be reported on Monday, and will be nearly idcriical with tbe Eastman bill. There Is scarcely a doobt but that It will become a law. ruimoAD mu. A bill baa naaaed tbe House to eomoel railroads A bill has passed the House to compel railroads which may consolidate to assume the debts of the companies which are parties to the conso’Jdat'on. , Chicago saKrranr xeastmss. I.ocdcrstand that the representatives of the two Chicago sanitary bill* have reconc'ted all difficul ties, and bnt oneMlUcmbodring the best fea turcs of both, will be presented for leghlallve ac tion. KARXUACnC LICENSE fit. I hear tbat there is, or soon will be, a bill before the General Assembly, to Increase the County Clerk's fee. In Cook County, for marriage licenses to two dollars, an advance of 1M per cent. The proposed Increase should not be allowed to be come a law. last year nearly 4,000 marriage licenses were issued by tho County Clerk of Cook County, paying him tbc handsome sum of about 14,000. Icon see no reason why ho should have SB,OOO for the same service. OAK rABK ROAD Blit. Th«> bill to Incorporate the Oak Park Road came up, on the report of tbc committee of the Uonsc. torn third reading. General Hurlbnt moved to recommit the bill, with Instructions to strike out the fifth section, which authorizes the trustees of (he corporation to take possession and occupy the highway In the towns of Cicero and Proviso, commonly hnown as the extension of Lake street. Tils was earned. This fifth section will he so amended In committee as to require the trotters to first obtain the consent of (he Doard or Supervisor* of Cook County, before taking possession of (he road. In this shape It will ptohahly pass. CAitAt. nnx. The friends of the canal Improvement have matured their hJP, and U will ho presented fn the Honse on Monday. it uaa been prepared with grealcare after a very thorough canvass of tbo whole subject by the moat earnest and Intelligent fnendi of the mcninrca. In connection with the members of the Internal Improvement CommlUce. Iho bill, I think, will prove every way satisfac tory to tbo friends of the improvements. intATon wsrd akd the wsniuooax question. If the people of Chicago suppose, jfroat what baa lately been In tic newspapers on tin subject of warehouse reform, that Senator Ward is In the Interest of monopolists they arc likely to be unde ceived by his action when the question comes be fore the Senate. He Is against them in every shape; nor Is he responsible for the Randolph general or private bill on the subject. As b-* would do for any gentleman of bis district or city, be Introduced these bills by e pedal request. In a personal explanation made Ly Mr. Ward this morning, he ca’Jed etteiilloo to the injustice being done bltu by tte newspapers, and declared that he was not re sponsible for, or In favor of, the bills ho Introdu ced, and further, that he should vote against any bill that did not protect tbo people against the warthonee monopolists. His explanation made a decided Impression. lie favors, as at present ad vised, Eastman's bill. THE STATE LEOISLITDBES. ILLINOIS. (Special Despatch to the Chicago Tribune.] tirausorxELD, January 2tJ. HOUSE. The Standing Committees reported in routine course toward a third reading, quite a number of bill, none of which were put upon Ibclr passage. CIUCniSD CXEETEBT EXTENSION. The bill lor (be extension of Gracelaod Cemete ry was discussed al some length, Mr. TAYLOR opposing its northward enlargement, and other members declaring it should extend in no other direction. BUI recommitted to the Committee on Judiciary, riLonni*a best cexetkct. Ur. STEVENSON'S bill incorporating .'g • Pil grim's Rest Cemetery was also discussed, U« urate* as a necessity that somebody died In Cnl caco every day. Tbe bill was amended by a sec tion giving to tbe town of late View the right to locate tbe cemetery, and with this amendment or dered engrossed. BILLS OX A Ttnnp HEADING. B'Ua ordered to a third reading were taken up for passage, according to yesterday’s order. Sev eral bills were directed to he read, and if no oh* .*• **•'* W..VVW.M W ..V BUU I, UV UV* jection appeared to either ot them, they were to oc voted on together. Tbe bill to Incorporate tbe KLlonis. Shelby title and Tolona Railroad, was inns read, and also that authorizing Fulton County to subscribe stock to Railroads; to the latter objections were raised and it was laid over for separate action. Tbe other bills nnobjcctcd lo alibis reading were: To repeal tbe act giving fiesto ceitain officers in St. Clair County; to amend tbe charter of tbe American Insurance Company of Freeport. Illinois; to incorporate the Whiteside Peal acd Mining Company; to amend the charter ot the .Northwestern University; to increase bailiffs* fees to four dollars perdlcm, and to piovide an increased force of ballliFs to wait upon tbe Circuit Courts in Cook County; to incorporate the Pontiac Woollen Manufacturing Company; to amend the charter of the Stephen son liyoraullc ManufactariogCocnpany; to incor porate the Busch £ Brand Brewery Company, of Chicago; to incorporate the Garden City Minn fnetunoe and Snpplv Company; to extend lac corporate powers ot Princeton; to amend an act concerning schools in Bloomington; to incorpo rate the town of Brighton, in the counties of Macoupin and Jersey; to facilitate travel and tracspoitation by requiring close con nection of railroads: to Incorporate the Chicago Astronomical Society, and free It from all Slate taxation—laid over by request; to Incorporate the town ot Sheffield. Bureau County; to provide for compensation to County Judges in counties under 10,100 inhabitants, tC'fl per an num. and over 20.000 inhabitants, JI,PJO. ami in tbe same proportion graded betveen—laid over by request; to amend the charter of Urhana; to give powers to hold properly and build a bridge across the Wabash River; .lothe Vincennes Bridge Company: to amend the act incorporating the townof Ttskolwa; to Incorporate the German Tamers’ Association of Pekin; to enable Blxon to borrow nonjy to build a bridge across Rock River; to regulate the practice in the Circuit Court of Stephenson County, requiring deposit with tbe Clerk of the Court to cover cons of suit be fore suit commence.*; to incorporate the German Roman Catholic St. Peter's Aid So ciety ol Chicago; to incorporate "the town of Colchester; to authorize Kankakee County to borrow money; tomneud the act incorporatin'' the isankakee School DLtrict. Tnesc bills were all pawned, with the exception of the throe-laid over. Adjourned to Monday 2 a. m. WISCONSIN, ISpcciol Despatch to the Cbicag) Tribute.) Madison, Wisconsin, January 23. SENATE. A reeoln'ion was offered for fifteen dollars’ worth of stationery io the Lieutenant Governor and the principal officers of the Senate. Tbe resolution for punting 4.U00 copies of the addrera of Hou. A. van Wyck before the Stale Historical Society, was adopted. The Lieutenant Governor appointed Senators Gary, Stevens and Thorpe on the Committee to investigate charges of corruption and bribery against the Legislatures of 1805 and 1506. The resolution reported by llio Committee on Agricnltoro was adopted. Instructing our mem bers of Congress lo vote for a tariff for the pro tection ot wool to the amount ot ten cents a pound, and ten per cent advdorein. The Committee on Stale Affair* reported a bill which anlbonzcs tbe preparation of a namph’et Silting (oxth the tn»orl*l luoarw;, (uausuiat progress, civil policy and social condition of Wis consin, acd to print 5,000 copies thereof in each the French, Gorman, Scardlnavlao a d Eng lish languages, and appropriating $3,500 to pay for tie same, for tbe purpose o? State aggran dizement at tbe Palis Exposition. A bill was introduced authorizing lb" State Treasurer to effect a settlement by compromise with Ibc stockholders and bondsmen of Insolvent »<anka for balances due tbe Stale on their circula ting notes. 1 be Assembly bill was concurred in for making Jury lists under tbe old law in certain cases. ASSEMBLY. A resolution was Introduced directing the Ju diciary Committee to Inquire Into tbc propriety of making appropriations to families of citizens who served in the navy during tbc war. bevtra) resolutions looking to the revision of ibe statutes were indefinitely postponed. The Committee on Incorporations mad** a report advising against private and local IcgtMatiou. Some local Mils passed, however, being the nest thine done; also a hill amendrn? the taw relating to blaba>ut buttes; also, to amend «~»p«ar lit. ecneral laws of 180*. relating to codifying the school laws and distribution ot school money; also, a memorial to Congress for a land grant in aid ot the railway from Green Bay to Late Pepin. Tbo Speaker appointed Messrs. Moser, Cary, Hobart, Kilbonrn, Wilcox, and Joseph Allen on the part ot tbo House on the Joint committee to investigate tbe charges of bribery and corruption ;n tbe Legislature* of ISTA and lsV*». Mr. Uyd® was excu-ed from serving on Com mittee on Charitable Institutions, ana Mr. Judd substituted. The library now In Holland to bo sen*, to the State ItMorlcal Society consists ol G,ouo volume? aid not of-iU). mssonti, St Lons, January 20.—Alter a long and violent discussion, the House yesterday adopted tiic Son ale concurrent resolution approving Governor Fletcher's aclion in suppressing outlaws in certain conmios of this State, and condemning tin* attacks made on them as having a tendency to create a spirit ofhoetility to tbo civil authority. Nothing in the resolution, however, is to be construed os approving the beta ot violence committed by citi zens or soldiers npan law-abiding nconle. Tbe weather has lamed very cold again. ALABAMA MosTuoxrnr, Jacnary 22.—Ex-Governor Par ses, by request, addressed the LcgUlftnre in ronventron in emphatic opposition to the Consti tutional Amendment. FROM MILWAUKEE. Street* Partially Blockaded by Snow roars of Damaging Spring Freabet*. |?pcdal Despatch to the Chicago Tribtme.l Milwaukee, January 2fi. The great snow storm ceased last night in tbc Northwest. To-day it has been dear, bright and ecld. Tbe main streets ore badly obstructed with itirli banks of snow shovelled from the sidewalks and from the track of the street cars. A and Jen ibaw would make the streets navigable for da: boats without much difficulty. Much speculation Is indulged In as to tbe spring fteshets resulting from the heavy snows in differ ent parts oMbe country and the best means to f reveal damage resulting from such disasters, i is a matter that should be taken into considera tion by parties residing where such floods ore most common. FROM ST. LOUIS. EiToct of ilic Saoir Storm-niwtMippl River Navigation Suspended—Propo sition to Develop Coal Land*—Search of a Ladr on Suspicion of Shoplift ing, [Special Despatch to the Chicago Tribune.] St. Loris, Jannaryifi. The telcpraph lines have been prostrated hence to Ctucaro all day, in ccnseqccnce of the storm. Several very raloalile lead discoveries have been made rcct ntly In the Southwest, and are atirac Ing the attention ol capitalists. An Immense cavern is reported found to Franklin Comity, filled wi b nearly cure lead. Weather very cold. River full of ice and navi gation again considered suspended. Teljgrams from Alton announce the breaking of the gorge above tbat point. No news from the supposed gome below. The river Is rising here. Arrangements have been perfected between St. Lonla parties and a Pittsburgh ecmnauy to de velop a tract of 15,000 acres of valuable coal land near Chester, Illinois. The wife ot a prominent merchant wa« forcibly searched in rtrctall dry goods store yesterday on suspicion of shoplifting. Her husband subse quently accepted the proprietor's apology. FROM KANSAS. Honors to Kansan Senators and Bcprc tentative—Senator Pomeroy** Speech at Topeka. [Special Despatch to the Chicago Tribune.) LawuxNcr, Kansas. January 25. Senators Pomeroy and Koss.and Representatives Clark had a grand reception at tbc EMildge House last night. To-night Leavenworth will welcome them, and on Saturday Atchison will tender them honor*. The election seems to give general satisfaction to the people. A heavy snow and hail storm set In atß o clock vesterday and continued for several hours. Weather clear and cold. Senator Pomeroy, in his speech at Topeka said, reconstruction cans* begin at the beginning. The confederacy bad surrendered everything through the armies ot I,cc aud Johnson,* their Constitution and law, tbc Confutation of tbc several rebtl Mates and bad reserved lotblng. and possessed nothing, except what we guamoteed to them, ou our pari, through General Grant. The South must be restored on the basts of loyalty, by loyal men, alter disfranchising the disloyal and trading rebels. Uts sentiments were endorsed by benctor Roes. FROM ,ST. PAUL. Tltc ITlnnalon nonw Dfatroyedby Pire —The New Chamber of Commerce* At. (Special Despatch to Ihc Ch'csgo Tnbunc.] • St. ran, January SC. The Mansion Xlonso, a large three-story frame hotel, took fire last evening and was totally de stroyed. The fire was cot under control aDer It bad burned an h me, but the supply of water was exhausted, and the remainder of the building burned. Tbo bulldlnc wa« owned by Nicholas Pottrelser, was worth Pl2.oof.nna was insured for fATCO. Tbo hotel was keptbr the Elter Broibeta, «ho lose above Insurance An adjoining building, occupied as a saloon, and ovtncd by CHICAGO, SUNDAY". JANUARY 27. 1867. Peter Kcigle, vu also destroyed. Lon |I,(XK\ and isnnrancefSOO. A board of twenty-one directors wu elected lari evening far the Chamber of Commerce. The Board v til meet on Monday night to perfect an organization by electing officers of the Cbamber. Weather clear and pleasant. Average range to day five degrees above zero. FBOm BACTNE. A Jag of "Whiskey and Wliat Came of 11-THe W>«tlier« [Special Despatch to the Chicago Tribune.] Bsccra, January S«. A fearful temperance sermon was enacted In the town of Caledonia, Raono Connty, last night. It seems that one Isaac Elttiager, who is addicted to intemperance, leu hla boose to get a Jag of whiskey of a neighbor, and having procured the same and imbibed freely thereof; started home. On his way he eat down on a log by the road and went to sleep there, not waking np till morning, anil then only to find that the log had been on fire all nlgnt and that Ms leg* were so terribly burned that amuntatian of both of them will be necessary to save bis life. Weather bright and mild. About fourteen inches oi snow has fallen here. Thermometer SO above. FBOM MABISOX. Slate of the Bnilroada In Wisconsin— LegUlanve Becess - Shaving on 3nn> day a Work of Aeceulty. [Special Despatch to the Chicago Tribune.) Madison. January £5. The snow of yesterday has not drifted as bad at feared, and by the aid of snowplows, trains are running on all the roads to-day. The North western got all Its trains through yesterday. As soon as the members of the I<unslatup® found they could get away, the usual adjourn ment lo Monday evening was carried. In the Circuit Court, per Judge Stewart, on an apnea! of a barber, fined for shaving on the Sab bath, a decision was given that It was a work of necessity and not Sabbath breaking. FROM NEW YORK. Quick Ocean Pamscc—An Allezcd Thieving Partner act at liberty—Pro posed European ISxcnrnlon—Cotton Warehouse liurncd—loss s2oo>ooo— in Aid oflhe Cretans. hEwVonx, January 26.—Tbe new steamship Union, ol tbe Bremen Line, arrived to-day lanloe and one-half days from Southampton. Peter Allen, charred with embezzling from Lin coln & Co.,waa from cueiody.the J edge deciding that be la still a member of the Him. Several piominent citizens ol Brooklyn have projected an excursion, in a first-class steamer, ice coming summer, to Palestine, Egypt, Crimea, Greece, etc. It is supposed that a'pirtyof one hundred and flit)* can be made ap at a coat, for the round trip, of about $1,250. KcwYoim, Jannanr 26.—The large cotton wire home of James M. Doty, comer of Washington ai.d Albany streets, was burned 10-alght. About I.IXX) bales of cotton were destroyed. Loss, i&oo.eco. A large meeting In aid of the Cretans was hold at the Cooper Institute to-night. Mayor ITotfman presided. Iter. 11. W. Beecher, Rev. Dr. Hitch cock, Hugh Maxwell ard Rev. l)r. Osgood spoke. Letters were received ftom Goo. Biocrott and Cbaa. O'Connor, the lattcrenctoring S2OO. A number of pictures and other property be longing to Mr. Crosby, ol the Opera House, have been attached hero at the snH of John W. Cox,"* who claims Crosby is indebted to him In the sum ofnoarly st,<X)o lor goods soil Mm. The loss nybreat Harriott & Schuller's ware bouse, lust right, is estimated at SSUU.(MO. FROM DETROIT. A movement for the Reduction or tbe Tax on manufactures—Resignation of n.Tudge. PETnorr, January 20.—The manufacturer* of this city have adopted resolutions askltg for a to- I'cal of the five per cent tax os manufactures, and appointing a committee to initiate a combined movement of all the manufacturers thronuhout the country to secure the repeal of the present heavy burden* on this branch of domestic indns try. The committee la beaded by Mayor Mills, ami cre-at cCorta arc to b» made to give this move ment uatloral Importance. Jndcc Sanford M. Green, Judge of the Pontiac Circuit, has resigned. MEXICO. <Ur of IWexlco Closely ScHlcgod by liberals—Action of Retiring French Troops. New On leans. January 26.—Accounts from va rious Mexican quarter* indicate that the city of Mexico la closely besieged by the liberals, with indications of an curly evacuation by Bazame. The Herald's Vera Cruz correspondent ears: “Maximilian's War Minuter arrived here on tho ISib. en route lor Europe. “Tbe Frenca, on arriving'at Pcdroto. look sway the Austrian garrison, destroyed tbe tipper works, spiked *oc cans they could not remove, sacked several stores, and left for Puebla.” S»u Francisco Item*. Pan Fuancisco, January 26.—Steamer Orizaba, with four companies United States troons for Ari zona, sailed to-day. Governor McCormick return* by her. ‘Well#, Farpo * Co. send an asp-nt to establish express offices throughout Arizona Territory. Anti-Slavery Society’s Desolation*. Poston, January £6 —The Anti-Slavery Society last evening adoplej resolutions favoring the ie moval of the President, the setting a«ide of State Governments at the South, the remodelling of the Supreme Court, aud the ballot to the negroes. Baltimore Jlajorallly. UAtmiOBK, January 2C.—Kobert J. Banks, one of onr most rejected citizen*, has been nomi nated for Mayor, receiving fifty-one rotes to twenty-Une for John T. Ford. Maryland railed Slates Senator. BazTiroßr, January 2S.—Governor Swann wan luanimoasly elected yesterday Umt:d States Senator for six years. THE TEST OATH DILL. Remark* or Ex-Governor Bontvrell. Washington, January 23.— Immediately after ward, the Speaker called the House to order, announcing that the House would now. in con foimity with the agreement of yesterday, proceed to rote on tbe passage of the bill. Mr. Borrwxxx closed (he debate. He said, 1 wish to state more particularly than has yet been done, the constitutional and logical arguments by which this bill is supported. Among the enume rated powers of Congress Is the power “To make all laws which shall he necessary and proper lor carrying into execution the foregoing laws, and all other powers vested by this Constitution ia the Government of the Untied Stales, or In any depart ment or officer thereof.” Auinorlly Is also given by the Constitution to Congress In these words: “But the Congress may by law rest the appoint ment of snch inferior officers as it miy deem proper. In the President alone, in the Courts of Law. or in the Heads of Depart ments.” 'these two prtm«ions of the Constitu tion sustain Congress In the exercise of two kinds ofpoweis. First: The enactment of all itwa deemed necessary and proper to carry Into effect any ol the powers vested in any Department of the Government; and second, to author Ize Courts of law as well os Departments of Government to appoint all officers whoso appointment Congre*s may see hi to confide to them. We maintain ibis bill by the ardent theory as old as the British law, of the official character of a chancellor or attorney at law. From the very first he has bfvn regarded as an officer of the Courts. The Supreme Court of tbe Coiled States ia the Gailsud decision maintained that doctrine, bee denied that a counsellor Is an officer of the - Government. The Court Itself is a Department of tbe Gov ernment. Every Federal Court inferior to the Supreme Court is a branch or judi cial ageuev of the Government, and rberotore, when von have demonstrated or admitted, as the Supreme Court in such cases has admitted, that on attorney Is an officer oi the Court, it follows as a necessary consequence, from which there can be no logical, orlegal, or constitutional escape, that an attorney Is an officerofthe Government, be cause the Court Itself Is either a Department, or branch, or arenev ofthe Government. Mr.ltoosnsdeshedto ask a question; hat Mr. Doimvxu. declined to yield, and continued his remarks. He quoted section J 55 of the Judiciary Act of 175-9, to the effect that, in all courts of tae United States, the parties may plead and manage their own case?* personally, or by tbe assistance of such coun«el or atioraeyrat-law as by tbe rales of tie court shall!*- permitted to manage and con duct cases therein, lie contended that, were It not for that act. the couii wonld bavenocoaslt •mit ral or legal power to admit attorneys to per lorm their (Unctions. Thei clore, by tae Constitu tion ard law. he claimed to have established the severs! legal propositions from which, directly and inevitably, tbe right of the coart to oa*s the ntl<* was denied, and Jnstice Story bad many yean ago recognised the authority of (he Con gress in the matter, in the case of Rears aud others against the Farmers’ and Merchants'Bank of Memphis (reported in -18 Peter*, page H.) It was on these various constitutional sod legal pro positions. In contormlty to tbe law of the coun try, that the Judiciary Committee derived any authority to pass any role deemed necessary aud proper tor the performance of the duties that are devolved by the Constitution and taws on any de* t ailment of the Government. If Congress had power to give to the courts power to make their own rules. It had clearly the power in any particu lar esse to prescribe exaruy and definitely the rale by which the courts shall be governed. On that statement he submitted the matter to the Bouse. Tbe House then proceeded to vote by yeas acd nays oo the passage of the bill, the vole resulting —yeas, 11/9; nays. 42. The Uc*poti»m of Eugenie* [From the Philadelphia Ledger.) There Is no evidence that the Empress Eugenic is not as absolute a despot as ever over the fashions ami fashionable women of civilized nations on both sides of the Atlan tic. What she says and what she docs upon the subject of dress still carries with It impeiial and universal sway. If she fees

fit on one day to command that the skirts of dresses shall be thirty yards in circum ference, her will Is instantly obeyed, and sttaicbtway the skirts of all the women in Christendom arc expanded to that ampli tude. It, upon some day in the following week, she takes it Into her capricious bead to have them made gore fashion, without a fold, re sembling in their new shape an old fashion ed cedar milk-churn, all the skirts immedi ately take that form. And so too with hats and bonnets. Should she command that they arc to tower a foot and a half above the hcatl, or to nroject to the same extent In fiont. like the* eaves of an olden-tlmo pent house ; or should she direct that the front of the bonnet shall recede un’il it is no longer visible, leaving the head bare and unprotect ed. or If Indeed she should ever appear with a single leaf upon the crown of her head In lieu of a bonnet or a hat. either of these changes Instantly becomes the ruling fashion ; In every place where fashion has votaries. The same observations apply to extreme costliness and extravagance In dress. If laces and silks, and velvets and Jewels take her fancy, and she appears for even one day in them, to an extent thit would absorb the whole year’s Income of a successful business man, it will straightway become indispensable for all fashionable women to display those expensive articles to tho same amount. The results of this latter 'influence may bo easily traced in oar annual exhibits of foreign Imports. The gold ol the country and our national bonds go abroad in ’argo amounts to pay for them. TbU Is one i f the evil effects of the fashionable rule of the Empress, that Is foil by the public purse as well as by the private pockets of the na tion. and one that affects the Interests of the body of the people, as well as the im mediate followers of fashion. It Is. there fore, not out of place to ask whether the time has not come for the women of the united States to emancipate themaelrt-s from the thraldom of the Empress Eugenie, as the nations and people of Europe have freed themselves from the power orherhusband, the Emperor? KIDD. Tbe Pirate and Ills Treasure. [From tbe New York Evening Post.)' Every year or two we hear of some new attempt to discover the bidden treasure of Captain Kidd. Now It Is In Nova Scotia, now at Lynn, Mass., then at Coventry, and often at points near New Haven harbor. And yet very few know the story of Captain - Kidd’s wanderings. We present below an authentic sketch which Is almost as good us romance ; The slave trade being a legitimate pursuit of trade ar>d followed as a regular branch of foreign trade for many years, both pro vions and subsequent to 1600, was exceedingly profitable, though somewhat hazardous, owing to piratical adventurers who fol lowed them into- their remote trad ing places, and often robbed them of their stores and money used in the purchase bf negroes. This practice became so great a pest to tbe mercantile in terests that efforts were made by influential merchants of New York to induce the Eng lish ministry to assist them In fitting out a cruising vessel, properly armed, to act against privateers. Colonel Robert Livingston, of New York, an active and Influential citizen, brought this matter before the English Government, : and introduced Captain William Kidd, of New York, as an efficient and well-known commander, whose fitness for such a service was well understood in New York. He was a man of family, and had resided In this city for several years. It was proposed to engage In this enterprise on the footing of a private adventure, although It was also desirable, lor some purposes, that the scheme should receive the official countenance of the Government. The King, Lord Somers, the Earl of Romney, the Duke of Shrews bury, the Earl of Oxford, and Lord Beile mout joined in making up the necessary ex pense ol a proper vessel, Colonel Livingston also contributing a proportion. The profits were to be divided among the owner* of tbe ship, all', wing a liberal share to Kidd. A commission was issued, Decem ber 11, 1005, under the great seal of England, directed “to the trusty and well-beloved Captain William Kidd, commander of tbe ship Adventure, galley.” He set sail from Plymouth in April, ICWS. and arrived on the American coast, where he continued lor som»- time, occasionally entering the harbor of New York, and vblting his family in the city. He was considered useful in protecting our commerce, lor which he received much applause, and tbe assembly of the province voted him the sum of two hundred and fifty pounds as a complimentary return for Ids services. Scon after this be left this vicinity for nitre -active operations on the coast of Africa, and U was not long ere the astounding news ar rived that Kidd had commenced the trade which he bad been engaged to subvert, and •had committed several piracies. The report of flit so facts coming to the public knowledge in England, the circumstance was made the subject of a violent attack upon the Govern ment by the Opposition party, and In the ex cess of party zeal it was alleged that the Kinghimsclf, and those concerned in the ex pedition, wore privy to tbe piratical adven tuie and sharers in its profits. This charge havitg some color of foundation, from the ac tual circumstances of the case, made tbeques tion a subject of State inquiry, and thus the name of Kidd, though personally less oh noxious to the odious characteristics of bis profession than many others In history, be came, from its associations with a partisan warfare between the greaUmeu of the State, the most famous among the pirates oi the world. The noblemen engaged in tbe enter prise underwent the form of a trial for their lives, but were acquitted. The-principal scenes of Kidd’s piracies were on the eastern coast of Africa, at Mada gascar and the vicinity, where he captured and rifled several vessels, without, however, so ftr as we have been informed bv history, committing extreme cruelties on his cap tives, the only person proven to have been killed by him being a seaman of his own, named William Moore, whom he acci dentally slew by hitting him with a bucket for insubordination. Kidd hav ing amassed a fortune by this cruise. Information of his depredations in those re mote parts of tho world had reached the scenes of his home. lie brought bis vessel iuto Long Island found iu the year 1600, and went ashore at Gaidir.er’s Island, then owned and occupied by Mr. John Gardiner, to whom, from some midlscovcrable motive, he made known bis desire to bnry a quantity of treasure on the island, and did accordingly deposit in the ground u considerable quantity of gold, sil ver and precious stones, in the presence of Mr. Girdincr, but under strict injunctions of secrecy. This deposit consisted of eleven hundred and twelve ounces of coined gold, two thousand three hundred and fifty ounces of silver, seventeen ounces of jewel? and precious stones, sixty-nine pre cious stones, fifty seven bags of sugar, forty one baits of merchandise, seventeen pieces of canvas, one loadstone, Ac. Having thus disburdened bis ship he de parted for Boston, with the design, it is supposed, of selling his vessel. While there, however, he was recognized in the street and apprehended. lie was sent to England for trial aud indicted for the mur der of William Moore, before spoken of, and being convicted, was hanged in chain-* at execution dock. May 12, 1701. The wile of Kidd continued her residence in tills city after Lis death, herself and daughter living In seclusion in a habitation on the east side ol the town. A FASHIONABLE SHOPLIFTER. Arrest of a Respectable Married Woman Tor Systematic Shoplifting In SC. Louis, [From the St. Louis Democrat, January 23.] On yesterday two well-dressed ladles en tered the drv goods store of Harden ATullcr, on Fifth street, and were waited upon by one of the polite clerks of that first-class house. It seems that, warned by past ex perience,tbe proprietors have found it to their advantage to Instruct their clerks to keep strict but respectful watch over the movements of strange customers who ap proach their counters, and in this case the vigilance of the cleikwas not exercised In vain. While one ofthe ladies was busily engaged in looking at various articles spread out be fore her, tbe clerk observed tbe other lady handling a bolt of silk In a suspicious man ner. He said nothing, but kept both his eves open. Looking around, and thinking she was not observed, the lady adroitly slip ped the bolt of silk tbrongh a slit in her skirt and it disappeared from sight. She was accused ofthe theft, aud of course, osserted her innocence. A search, however, decided the matter, and the silk was fished ont. The other ladv satisfied the merchant that she hud no hand in tbethclt, and was not molest ed, but her companion was attested and taken to the police office. Policemen are so accustomed to dealing with criminals that they have not os much delicacy of feeling as other men, and tears and entreaties have no effect upon them when thev believe the weeper to be guilty of felony. They proceeded to search the lady. She was terribly agitated, and the proposal to search caused her to falut. Iu a few mo ments she recovered, and the search pro ceeded. Again the conscious stricken fair one collasped. and fell over in a faintingfit. Again she revived, and the unhallowed hands ot the officer made free with the folds ot her skirts. It is a sad thing to tell, bnt the truth must come out. Under tbe smooth folds of the ladv’s dress were found two good sized sacks, made expressly for receiving such articles as the owner might chcose to slip Into them from the opening in front. In these sacks were found several small articles, which were ascertained to have been stolen from another dry goods store. The lady gave her name as Mrs. Caroline Emerson, but we learn that her real name is Mrs. Augusta Emerlck. Her husband U ‘drummer or travelling agent for a first-class wholesale house in the city. The other lady I* the wife of a clerk or bookkeeper in the same store. The firm in whose house the woman’s hus band is employed were notified of her arrest, and she was balled out In the sum of $2,000, to appear this morning before the Police Judge. She has been in tbe citv but a short time, and her parents reside In Michigan. The Earlyncwspaprr Press In America, (From the New York Evening Gtsette.l An interesting lecture was given before the Young Men’s Christian Association last even ing, at their rooms, on the corner of Fifth avenue and Twenty-second street, by Mr. William L. Stone, a gentleman connected for many years with the Commercial Advertiser* and lattcrally with the Journal of Commerce. The lecture was on “ The Early Newspaper Press in America.” its history and founda tion. The lecturer remarked that wo were indebted to the devil and Dr. Fanst for the Introduction of printing, and he was certain that they still continued to exercise an In fluence over the press, which has become such a formidable engine of power in America. The first press was established at Cam bridge, Massachusetts, in 103 S, eighteen yean* after the landing of the Pilgrim Fath ers. It was supported and obtained by con tributions from England and Iloliand, and it was forty years before any other was es tablished. Stephen Day then introduced one for priming Indian* Bibles: be kept a strict watch on his printer, and held him in bonds not to copv the work. This la sup posed to have been the origin of the copy right act. Day, however, got Into trouble hy making love to a young Puritan lady with out her parents,»consent, which was a pun ishable crime in those days. He had, In ad dition, left a wife in England, so he was fined five pounds, aud ordered to go home to his first love. The first paper published in the country was tbe Boston A’ttos Letter* in 1701, which contained the Queen’s speech aud an account of the doings ot Prince Charles, the Pre tender. It was printed on a half sheet of loolscap. The news from England was ecu etaliy fire months old, and that ttom Wash. inpton from seven to ten davs. Tire first paper in this city was the New York (rosette, established by William Bradford in 1725. Among U« curiosities was a slave adver tisement, and another which shows that our ancestors were adepts In the art of puffing; It reads thus: “Whereas, the wife of Peter Smith has left hie bed and board, be begs to cantlon persons against trusting hen as he will pay no debts of here. N. B.—Best garden seeds sold by Peter Smith at the sign of the golden hammer.” In 17&L the first libel suit was commenced! and the first newspaper war. In those days the tyranny of the Star Cbamber and Arch bishop Land was surpassed by the Illiberall ty of oar American forefathers. The lecturer read many amusing anecdotes, typographical errore, and the grand dialogue between Louis .\I. and the magician, as related by Sir Wal ter fccott lu Quentin Durward, on She future greatness of the press. Thu lecture was well attended, and the at tention of the audfcnce was kept up through out. ” BO3BONS. Haw Iherare Jladc-A Great Confec tioner and His Liquid BotlDons —Fancy Baskets—Tbe Shop Ctrl*— How They are Cared of tbe Bonbon Disease* [Fans Correspondence of the New York Bveaicg Post, January S.J ■ As a cseftil diversion from the extravagant expectations for April and tbe Exhibition that have so long excited the Imaginations of the Parisians, come the extravagant actu alities of Christmas and New Year. Under the benign influence of the season the shops have bloomed Into sudden luxuriance, like hedges of roses In June. Old establishments appear In unexpected splendor, and new ones appear, to enjoy an ephemeral existence. The windows on the Rue de la Paix are as gorgeous as palaces, while wooden booths, erected a’l along the Boulevards, display a cheaper magnificence. A GREAT CONFECTIONER. Among the most celebrated shops in the Hue dt la Pair is that of the great confec. tioncr, Girandin, who is calU d. not a confec tioner, but an artist. Tic Invention of a benbon , the perfection ot a cAocufttf, the preparation of a nevijai, preoceupv him as much as if the question coneemcd‘the solu tion of a national problem. Between the conception of bis ideas and their execution days, nights, weeks, months even, sometimes elapse. He almost forgets to eat or drink ; he enters, like Archimedes, into a state of sublime mental absorption. At last the great day arrives when his Idea is completelv de veloped, and may be given to the world. He arouses himself and exclaims “ Eu reka !” Then follows the second Herculean labor —that of finding a name for the new creation, and nil the quarters ol the world, all the epochs of history, nil the vicissitudes of politics, aie ransacked for this purpose. A Choiscul, an Emilio, a Mont Blanc, a Coude, an Abouklf, a Maltese, «re some of the titles applied lo his cakes and prrlint* and puddings and tartlets. IIOW BONBONS AUK MADE. M. Glrandln’s palace ol sweet delights is built over deep cellars, where myriads of workmen, with naked armsand faces Illumin ated by the glare from the furnace fires, ex pend strength suited to the forges of Vulcan. In manufacturing bor.boM for women and babies. Progress and science are Invoked in aid of this manufacture as strenuously as for others of moie importance. Various methods of candying have been invented, popularized, and then thrown aside. Great pains have been exnendcd on tbe accurate sculpture of moulds for imitations offrults and figures. Complicated machinery for the ; preiaratibti amt sugaring of almonds lus been brought into service. The Ifytuur bon bon* arc made by a special process. The mould ore filled with a syrup, whoso crystal llzahlc constltutents arc precipitated upon the periphery of the mould : a solid exterior is thus formed, while the interior remains liquid, and guarded from evaporation. Dur ing the lust month the Mahon Giraudlu man ufactured one million four hundred and for ty-four thousand ionion#, exclusive of all other confectionery. One kind of boifbm, Invented by Girardin, named “ LetEphemerea” luia become espe* dally famous. “Sir,” said an epicure who had lasted tlilsdh/flbnare, “yourachieve ment Is not a 6o»ison—it Isa caress!” “Upon my word of honor,’’ said another, “one might swear that he had all the flowers of Paradise In his mouth 1” “For my part,” said a youth, timidly, who had been present at the trial, “when I Lasted it lor the first rime, 3 could have believed that Theresa was kissing me!” itre sugar plums*” The boxes that hold them turnish a field for infinite Ingenuity. The paper hag has been replaced by a box ’of enamelled paste board, white, blue, rose or magenta col- ored, tied with a ribbon of the same shade. The Lancrct basket is composed of u hand kercblel of point iV Alencon, the four corners of which are raised by four bouquets of dow ers, and arc held by two handles covered •vith satin. The Trianon basket is coquet 'shly pretty, made of rice straw, garlanded with branches of roses, or of straw of gold lined with white satin ornamented with grapes made of pearls. The Mignon box, ornamented with a portrait of Ary Shtelfer’s mignon, Is called, next to the Lancrct bas ket, tbe great success of the season. tub saor miiLs. Girandin employs thirty-five girls in the -ales department of his house. Those girls, who all board in the bouse, are watched over with peculiar care, “lie exacts of them.” -ays a writer In the Figaro, “not only zoal and diligence In their business, but also the most ferocious virtue.” “ Mademoiselle,” said M. Girandin, on re ceiving a uew clerk, “ remember that you arc here to sell sweet things, and not to hear them.” M. Girandin adopts a singular method to prevent the girls from stealing the sugar plums. The first day of her arrival the hew clerk Is shut up for a day in the room where 'he reserves are kept, with permission to help herself freely to whatever she wants, She does not fail to avail herself of this per mission, and enjoys the feast so much that «he ie sorry to be liberated from the place of confinement. But in a little while, she Is seized with such a violent indigestion and heartburn, that she bitterly tenants of her greediness, and becomes disgusted with sugar plums ever after. ** I have in my employ,” said M. Girandin, “girls who for six years have never put a donoon to their Ups.” The Earthquake at Alder*. The following letter to the London Time* gives an interesting account of the earth quake which occurred at Algiers on the 2d of January: “This morning, or rather yesterday morn ing, (as It la now nearly the dawn of the next day.) I washwokc towards eight of the morn ing, I think, by a verv strong shock of an eaithquako, particularly awiul, not only from its sharpness but bv its singular mo tion, quite differed from tbe trembling mo tion one generally feels acd hoars described, and which reminds most people ‘of a heavy wagon passing by*, 1 as one often reads iu ac counts ; but tills one ftdr like being in some thing, a box, for instance, which was being shoved along by several angry pnshers over rongh ground, but always In one direction. “The movement came distinctly from the sea. and went inland, and the moment it lasted tbe bonse seemed hopping from north to south, and proceeding onward that way. It was indescribably terrific. I sprang up from tbe bed, and was jerked forward. I called all the people, and we went down In to the court, aud sat there about an hour and a half, notwithstanding the rain, which fell for the first time since two months. Then, thinking It was over, we again went up to our apartments, bnt soon after a slight shock ofthe usual trembling kind was felt, and some minutes afteranotherstrongerone, of a swinging motion, bnt without the dis placing sensation of tbe first. Since that we have bad no other. I hear in the town the con sternation is great. Some bouses have fallen in, nil tbe people are silting in the rain in the open places, and all t be Jews have Oed Into the fields, shutting their shops, Ac. A telegram irom Blidah announces the fall cf foity houses in that town, and the town of Medeab has also much suffered. One of the wails of our bouse Is cracked, and the gar den walls are rent from top to bottom. It is true they were old, but still it is awful to see. Another shock is announced, Ido not know why, and so none of ns sleep this night; a man is placed near the great door to open it directly he feels-anything, anil urn sitting up in my bed, whence I am writing. Other circumstances make the night most dismal. My rooms arc all leaky, and tbe rain pattering in the tin basins out to receive it makes a most melancboly sound; tbe whole day has been most dreary, as «ben It rains a tomb-like chill pervades tht house, w hich no fire can dispel, and the little old-fashioned Moorish windows let in hardly any light. Altogether, I am very much impressed, and tbe fear* cold, wet. and waking, make me feel very uncomfortable.” A Charming Connin'. The Shreveport (La.) Southrrexfem , of the ?Oth ult., says, under the head of A Good Day for Killing “Last Thursday was a good day for shuf fling off * the mortal coll * in this city. Early in the morning a worthy young man, clerk ing in a store at Mugcmsville, accidentally dropped his revolver, which canscd it to go off, shooting him tbrongh the body, causing instant death. Later in the day, a freedman and his son got into a quarrel about a rule, which resulted In the son shooting his father through the head, killing him instantly. Late that night n gambler, called * Banco,’ subbed to the heirt a man named Turner, at a ball given by -tbe nymphs du |pa<v, on the comer ol Edward and Texas streets. Turner lingered a day or two and expired. Banco made his escape. Turner was a carpenter by trade, but was oftcuer found about the drinkiug saloons than in the shop.” Deatb of Alexander the Seoul*h Poet* fFrom the New York Tribune.) Mr. Alexander Smith, well known as the author of “A Life Dtama” and other poems, died at Warriic, near Edinburgh, ou .Tannery sth, after an illness of several weeks. Mr. Smith, who was the son of a pattern design er, was horn at Kilmarnock, on December “Ist, 18J50, so that he had just entered bis biity-scvcnth year. Ills first work “A Life Drama.” was written by him while engaged in bis father’s business, and published la the CrUie In 1859, and afterward, with other poems, in a volume. In 1853. In 1855, he published, In coqjunctlon pith Sir. Dobell, Sonnets on the (Crimean) War,” and in 1557, ” CUy Poems ” and “ Edwin of Delra.’ 1 NUMBER 253. At s Ister period he distinguished himself as a prose writer, publishing In 1863* "Dream* thorp," In 18C5, "A Summer In Skye," and “Alfred Hagan's Household." He was also a frequent contributor ta Good TFbrdr and other serials. In ISM, be was appointed to the office of Secretary of the Edinburgh University* He marred about ten ycirj ago, and has left a widow .tmf family. M. Mnnlflcent Prize for Oro First Gea* tlcnaan ofhU Clmb. The following is Leonard let ter to the Rer. John itaclear, the President ofPrinccton College, glrlng the interest an anally on $5,000 to the first gentleman of his claes: Niw Took, November DS, 1653, . Mr Bran old Fmmro ajtd Tctoii—l send tod. br doUlcimm of my Wend Judge Field, «3,W00f united States 0 per coot bonds. I shall be obliged If yon will arrange that the interest on ths te bonds may bo aaftnalir txavud ed Sn the purchase or a med*]. to be awarded to Ibe groduatnjg Senior who shall be declared br a role of Lla-ciawmutes to J»e IhrJfnC gentleman lc oia cioat. I know yon are surprised, dear doctor, at the novelty ofihwreqmat, but you will bo still more so, when 1 tall yon that yon are the cause of It. I bare not forgodeatbe remark you made upon a certain occasion to my class Toting gentle men, with all yogr retting. I aiirtae you to ret a UiUe manners." lam nght then to aftrapre mlom to carry out yonr views. 1 think the non pressing necessity of Tonne America Just now is rhewmeieroa recommended. We bore plenty of science, and are pretty well up considering oar years In art, but our manner?. 1 must say, are rather rough. If the trifle I o&r shall hare the effect to stimulate the young men under yonr charge to improvement In this respect. I eh?n fee] that I have done them and *lie country a service. J The character of a gentleman I consider within the capacity of all—ailea-t, U requires no extra ordinary Intellect. A doe regard for the feelfn'W of othete, K In my judgment, its foundation. - In regard to the manner oi the election, I leave that entirely to yon. The President should de cide, I Hunk, In case of a tie. I know the ancient prejudice that existed between the two societies, ana poaslbly that may somewhat embarrass you. lu my dav, a " would sooner think of cat ting off bis tight band than vole fora *‘010,” aod rfce terse. Tola feeling may cootmne to run &« uror-g. If it docs, 1 would vastest that each so ctr ty be required to eUcl and therresiuent decide between them. 1 think of Princeton. The scenes of that lovely ipot are fresh upon my memory a« Ihongh they had occurred but yesterday, ilytwo brothers whomarinatedheloto-me—you rcinem* her what roble good men they were—are both cc*d. Allen is buried in Princeton. Aaron died in Montgomery—or rather at the Mineral Springs in Alabama. I ahull ever regard Princeton with tho deepest interest and anection; and among the many friends 1 meet iheie, none can-l>e remembered with hlcher regard and respect than yourself. 1 am, very faithfully and gratefully yours, ■ I.roManD w. Jsdohs. The donotion was accepted with the follow let; resolution: Afiolttd, That the ci r j of Mr. Jerome be ac cented ; that the thanks of the Hoard be tendered' to him for the imprest thus manifested by him In hit Alma Mater, and that It be referred to the President of the College, Rev. Dr. Hodce and Chancellor (irecn to arrange with Mr. Jerome the details ol the plan hy which the Intentions of his generous gift can be best carried out. SterliDg Price* George Alfred Townsend, writing to the Cincinnati Commercial, furnishes an enter taining sketch of a few incidents of his lectur ing tour in the West, with the following about Sterling Price; ‘T won’t ask you to print this without a wafer of news upon It. Last Sunday I saw iu Si. Louis, at the dining table ot the South ern Hotel, Sterling Price, a splendid name for a soldier; almost good enough to be a dromati*pertotur. He was one of those gor gons of the rebellion, of whom wc read in the East, picturing to ourselves a bearded energy, young and'unquenchable, like Sheri dan or Storeman. I saw before me n poor old man, whom peace and honor had made plethoric, whom war had made bald and lean. Ills great shoulders bent under their dwindled flesh; his feet were shrunken in their gaiters and rattled tike a pair of spore; he had lost the battle-light from his eyes, the bronze from his knuckles ; his voice of command was lost so that the waiter bent to his lips to bear his choice of soups. Desti tute in his disappointed age, the spectre of a dining-table, one-half the guests who looked upon him pitifully had been his soldiers in the war. Three times he swept Missouri— slew Lyon, stormed Mulligan, bearded Jetf. Davis. Now he cats like the seventh stage of man. His son sits by him—married but lately to a cousin, the daughter of a Federal General Price—and they are going to give him a purse in St. Louis tu make some merry rat lie lor his froslydays.” A Sad Case or Sulfide* ' fictown WXnnaJ on TK6 Central Railroad, in Union County, Illinois, was startled yes terday morning by the news that Miss Martha Stokes had committed suicide. It appears that the unfortunate young lady had attended a party, accompanied by a young man of that town, and returning late at night the young man told her that he was going to marry, naming the girl. Miss Stokes did not believe him and so expressed herself, when the young man showed her the license. It appears this was crushing nows to her, and she determined to rid herself of life, which had as she supposed become a burden. She however controlled herself, ns to any outward demonstrations, but slvly procured a lot of arsenic and swallowed nearly two teaspoons full. Her friends *oou noticed that she was ill, but she con* tinned to deny it when asked, and dually they sent for Dr. Condon, but when he arrfvcd nothing conld be done and the unfortunate i;lrl esplre'd at two o’clock yesterday morn ing. Mies Stokes was an estimable young lady, having a large circle of relatives living near Anna, all well to do farmers. She was stay ing in Anna with her brother, and it was here she formed the unfortunate acquaint ance that has resulted so tragically, do far as we could learn there is no blame attached to the young man, for whom she had con ceived so strong a passion. The Britl«la Nary In 1887. From an official return just issued, under the authority of the Lords of the Admiralty, ot the number, name, tonnage, armament and horse-rower of each vessel comprising the British* navy, wc tlnd there are .570 ves sels of all descriptions, which may be classi fied as follows; 312 ships, corvettes and frigates; 72 sailing ships, 100 gunboats, 113 vessels employed in harbor service, 4-1 coast guard cruisers and 38 coast-guard watch ves sels. Of the foregoing no less than 2C2 arc in commission and doing duty in various parts of the globe. In addition to the above there arc also 24 vessels under construction at the various government and private yards, many ofwhich are in a very forward state for launching. The following arc the iron clads: abmor-piated TrnntT ships. Gnus. Tons. I Ship. Guos. T in*. ..6 4.*57i | Monarch... H 5,10) ■AJIXOZI-PL VTUD FRIGATES. fchtp. Captain Ship. Guns. Tods. I Ship. Heiculcs ...12 S.'if! I Rcpolsc. lucoUftant.l6 8,‘J781 ATJiOD-rLATSD doc: Ship. Pctlopc :nts Ran conrmx. Grins. Ton*. Pnbllc Library. 1 fee following is tic lest of a query received by ns yesterday irora one signing himself "New Comer *• Is there such a thing as a Public Übnry In Chicago • Such an one as the Mercantile Library Association in New York, to which one can sub scribe for the use of Us books, and If there is where Is III” There is id Chicago aLlbrary conducted on the same principles as that of the Mercantile Library Association of New York. It was founded In I*ll, and is at present located In Portland Block, southeast corner of Washington and Dearborn streets. The rooms are commodious and well lighted and warmed. It Is open from 9a. m. no th in p. m.. and the Library now contains over io,CCC volumes. Thesecan be taken ont by the members. All of the most prominent news* papers, magazines and reviews of the United Mates, snd many of those of Great Britain, are found upon its table*. The anblcrlption fee is J 3, with an initiation feed S 2 for new members. We are Informed that the Library was never so much freqo‘nted as now, and that the average numbr of bookaJaken out perweekls now more than double what It has been during any previous year of Its existences This change is largely due to the fket that some six months ago the manicc mecl adopted the system of rorchasrngnot only one copy of a new and popular book as nad before been the custom, but from three to eight or ten, according to the demand for the book Western Patents, The following patents were leaned from the United states Patrol 02lCe for the weekending Jan. 15,1567, «a reported by K. L. Chapin, Patent Solid'or. Chicago, Illinois: Keed and pipe musical Instrument—J. T. Pack* aid, Chicago, lit. Rsilrcad frog—S. Parker. Chicago. 111. Knife Clemcr—R. R. Patterson, Chicago. 111. Metalicsafely seat for railroad cars—ll. Martin, Clicago, 111. Baivestcr—J. McConalc. Chicago. 111. Device D. Brown, Ster ling, 111. lamp—P. Borrow?. Peoria, 111. Chain—J. M. Chritlon. JoileU 111. Bee Give —O. Colvin. Belndcre, lU. Milking Stool—D. Connor, Falton, 111. Corn planter—E. F. Smith, OrangevllJc. 111. Cnlllvator—s. M. Whiting, Oalcfbnrg, 111. Carriage thill conning—P.Myer, Newton, 111. Bed bottom—B. H. Palmer, Rockford, ill. Com plow—J. Btndmarah. Henry, 111. Sheep pen—D. Clifford, Ptdee. lowa. Carriage (hill coupling—S. Ail!N,sladison, Wis. Seed planter—J. W. Bnttrick. Pennington, Wis. Steam generator—J. B. Fish, "'ort Wajnc, Ind. now—W. S. EunUnglon, Byron. Mich. Anger—A. C. Hasson, Ullwankce, Wis. Pooch kneader— H. J. Jones, Darenport, lowa. Hogpen—B. Clifford, Pedec, lowa. .. _ Steam generator—M. C. Kilgore, Washington, for Inserting corks—Wolff. Detroit, meteorological. The following is the H e teoro I o meal Record of the week ending Saturday, January;aw£. Wj>. •• kept by J. O. Lnngcuth, Jr., Optician. >o. IK Randolph street, foe temperature taken in the shade. The direction and forte of) TIH. Klrht «X Rain to dm. 8 ¥ •• it If- “c P. ?; x "• “• J» - « » -S >l-5 .1* Sar-i -• 5-j g_fgr{ •“ S3--,} = S it -i a I *-I :::: - « « i a o so—i Krl Tl“ 7 SI 0 » 333 9 1.U5 J,l J-9 8-1# ‘ ftl Bxtoxjrm. 8# a. m. a p. m. Bx p. m. Pate. Skrc’v. Wind. Mer*y. Wind, iier’y. Wind. EJi.Rha ELN.E-hJ N.8.1U. N.b. 3.11 NW.f. 3iON.NW.*. Tuee....'..29.40 W.R .3.43 W.j. 29.43 W4T.T. w5...../9A3 W.I.T. «A 6 KB.|t. OM NBjnr. TTi¥:::::.s9.ra s.k-c.t n.k.x.t. wji “Ec Fn VM N.N.EJ. Si.t3 w.ff.ra.a. K.W N.W.5. Sit JO'.O N.W.r.v. 19. W Baow tell BX inches oa a lerelPUdsy ooralaf. ®lje Stating Season. SKATIN G PARK. MOKrDivr. OPES ATTEBSOON AND ETESISG. BHAITTZrUZ, I 08, Band. In the Evoniag, KSS^Sf?S ! ’“’" w^c^Sti&£?, ■ OPBM TO THE PMTEP STATES. RISK. : PATRONIZED BY MADAME RISTORI. Great Attraction ail this Week. . Jtfns’c Erery Afternoon and Evening. BACK OK MONDAY EVENING. Grwnd Tonrrmrocnr on Tbaraday next. Three* splendid Gold Medal*. Open to nil t*katetw •(> the northwest. Itamn mniibo reamer** Tuesday- Q.RAN'D NATIONAL Skating' Tournament, COMMENCIUG JARTTAHY2B,IB67 it Centra! Statin? Park, PrTTSBUItGti, PENN, Prizes 140 aod |3o7ta Greenbacks; andtheCtamoloa Medal worth fsO. The best emtietsan skater will re c«TeaprUeotf4ooiaGrrts)backs sad the Champion Gold Medal worth *SO of America. Toe bJ»t smt staters prize of 9300 asd the Gold Mfeda). Three o( each to secure a route't. the winners, if chaH-nsed next season to ststethe contest on this park. Balnea toehweontheWa. Address TUOMAH A. BPESCK, Secretary Centra] Skating Park. Post Offlea Box 371, Pltaborgh. Pa, for entries aod partlcniarw. 6IDBRINK. SPLENDID ICE. OPEN DAY AND EVENING. Bond Tomorrow Evening. S ezieiit of Geo • Lafayotto on Wed a os~ day. PARK. Wednesday nlg&C, Janaary, Soth r Grand Xlgbt Balloon Ifcenslon, And brilliant display of flreworlm. The most novel entertainment ever gotten up.- Bentft of the maoa -8«» fHusical. 'J'HE BUBBETT ORGANS Are the cearett approach to perfection of any ReM lo strumentnow manufactured. For volume. rlchnns and orcan-llke Quality of tone, elasticity of touch, amt promptness of action. Ibfcj Hare No Successful Competition. They are Cabbed In rases ot Bosewovt. Walnut and Oak. plain, or carved from the m-it beantUol aud e’e cattdrnett: aTso.laJet or Imitation Ebony, richly CUOrd aid ornamented. The tupei lor excellence of th-«- tnstrumeuta ismalo ly attrlhutable to the many Improvements applied mcp clutlveiy to them, toe most important of which are “Rnroett’g improved Manual Sub-Uat*.'* “Burdette Improved Rana'ctc AtUchm-tu,” “Bartlett's Im proved Knee-Swell.” and “Burden's Vocal Tremalo.” Thevaredeslenid Ibr Churches, Schools Balls and the Family circle. Fltty different style*, ranclne m price from *IOO to 11.000 P very Burdett Orcan is fully warranted tor the term of Uva years. Doscriptivo Catalogs os Boat Vvoo to Any Address* LYOH & MEALY, Geneta! Agents lor th* Msnofscturcre, Chukaad Washington-thu Chicago. JK&TRUCTIONS ON THE PIANO AND niTJTAR. Mr. W. S. MATtIESON has tuen room* at No. 259 IHlnois-e:., wlierc he will clve instruction* nu the above tamed instrument*. Lemons will bo given at private residences It desired. The best ot rcierenccs citti. Ipljotograpljs. gPLENDU) ICE. Grand Skating Carnival, Dally, AT CARBUTT’S GALLERY. Ska ten pictured alone asd In gronpf, with Individual Rtacvtnl atUlmiet. lb* little one*, too, with their ricisha and skates, and their happy. Joyout tec t*. aU produced In Carbutt'* otvnailUUcstTle. GARDEN CITY OALI.STIV, to uAti..n.» 146 LAKE-ST., Ha* reduced the pm.-of t : « photo eraoha If am three anafOordol'an per dozet t i two and three dollar*. Duplicate dozen* fer on • zsd two dollar*. J«. B.—Alto. I have a l the old uecvtlvn of E. R. Gard’r.temcrlyct 103 Latc-at. rhonlJ any ot Mr. Gard'a customer* wli«b photigraphs irom them, they will do well to ordrr them at once. Stamps. '■pHß ILLUMINATOR. THE ONLY No Chimney Kerosene Lamp That bas been Invested lh\t elves a large aart bril liant ilchr. perfectly tree from smoke. It ta equally well Adaptec tor domestic purpoies and tor &TIIEET liA^IPS. The meet lamps are already In use In several cities In this state. I’anU-awirhine to encase la a paying business wilt ;lia-c ea’l ai-C exarnlr four lamps. jTTThe lamps and Territorial rights for sale by SUXIENCK. nOFMUN. Room S Post Office Block. Comer Mor.roe and Dearborns*.*., Or at tltell ATTEEON HOUSE, In tneevcnlns. Steal instate. 58,600 Feet of resUTcrcc sod business property FOR SALE Ic different part* of tbeclty. parti*-* tearing projwrty wllti us, for raie, cad bare the same advertised free ot ctarce, and no commission ebarzed unless asalo is effected. H. C. MORET & CO.. Real Estate Broken. M Metropolitan Blocfc. T'HE LUCKY NUMBERS; WHO X’ WILL BE THE LI’CKY MEN ? Borne* and hols. 113 booth Halsled-rC. 333 We*t 201 We*t Ma'lson-sL, :113 booth Halst d it. This properly is weillicatej, amloifcr-d f>r<»->e wreb at a McrlOcc. for rash, or part on time. GOOD "WILLIE A CO„ 1015 cor. LaSalle-*!. Vetoing fHarl)(ncs. Guns. Toif. ~18 3,710 7^OX THE OPERA. HOUSE- J> Bata SINGER SEWING MACHINE, Rosewood Cabinet Ca»c, I* offered for sale ch-ap f:r cash, or fUO la groccrlrs or dry cuo*l«. OCODWILI-S& CO -162 Madlson-st.. corner LaSa.le. Gtntistrp, 'T'HE COLTON DENTAL ASSOCI- X ATION oneltated the anxUhedc use ot NI TBOCfc OMDE UAS, and hare given It to over JO.UOO person* In thrlr dlgtrealofflcre, tar the extraction ot teeth, WITHOUT AN ACCIDENT. It Is our spe cialty. We cnaranf ee “no pain.*’ Come to headquar ters. at 11S Dearborn over Times office. TAR. J. O. FARNSWORTH "Make* no extra charge lor Extracting Teeth without Pals, by the use ol Mtrcua Oxide Gaa, when artinclal One* are Inserted. 116 Jtandolpc-et- rpposlte Wood’s Mosesm. Seta of T*eih on Rubber. 11340,0940. auUantcu. D-3lci chants’ Insurance Stock. C, B. GOODYEAR, til Chamber of Commerce Bntldlnr. Inquire cl '"J'O CAPITALISTS ihe advertiser, who Is thoroughly ftmllar with the produce caamUaloa business, ua can tnttaeace a de* bubble eastern corre»poDda ce, withes to associite himse:i with a capitalist or cm class commission boose already established In Chicago. Sstlslu-terv city aid eastern nlcrrnces. Address PRODUCE. Tribune office. pARLOR FURNITURE AND PIANO 1 WANTED, In exchange for a Trust Deed sad note of foOC. due Jan uary, IMB, with Interest at 10 per cent, secured on farm ice land. Furniture most be new or nearly ao. In quire ol F. L. UL\CKMA.S. 4a Lako-st. pianos T)IANOS—The public is respectfolly In- Jr tiled to call at 73 Martel lOTr •'ffftia lbfrton-»t. to Inspect the »»» mSret* yew Tort Central Compst-T-ta-t** l *“ The plane* a 111 speak fur themselves. llanos w ra« by J. r REST n s'. General ISTotlceF. ryRT TO GIVE AWAY I Annir on (he prendre*. 130 Canal-at., toot of Ad am£»tf VINCENT. NELSON & CO. T>EOPLE’B GASLIGHT AND COKE J COMPANY. -TOeacnnal meetittßOf the stockholders ot the Peo. pie’s 0a» Light and Cose Company will be held at the otSce of the Company, In Chicago, oa Monday, February 4,1F67. at 10 o'clock a. m. A M. BILLINGS, President. Cblcagp, Janaary 33. ISCT. QROUND OIL CAKE is the Cheapest Feed In the Market Fcr stock of all kinds. Orders nrorartly tilled f'rcash, by E. W. BLATUriORP 4 CO, No, 7 0 North CUntoo-st. Extract of Ucef. 'JTiT TOURTEIQT’S EXTRACT OF BEEF, For Family Use. IHTAUDS ABB DYSPEPTICS, MsbM ost fall (a ate U. fornlfiby »U Dragjuti sad Grocer*. Insurance. MUTUAL Life Insurance Co’y» OP RHODE ISLAND. SIMON S. BtfCttllLi PrreldM; t\ o. Mcknight... Ticerremjfnt. WILLIAM T. P0TTE8...... Secretary. Hoo.£LIZIIB WBIOBT, 0* UK. Aetnar?. A. a. OKIE, U. D- sod P. H. PBCEHAM. U. D_ Medical Examiners. BOABD OF DZBBCTORS. i'.'J; S'?; *• Bnrnjldo. dor. ol BHodc blond. Oor Lewfi Brown A I too. eS£*SSi!S? aa -Worts Brorldonon. Htigr Hpwird. -A.D.l*^«vO(t*Co. Okie, iIV'D. Art* B. DtkV. rrorideacs. l*aae H. Soulhwick.Prta’ißor*?SSjS* Horatio TL MchUngale CoraSS viShniJiS* Alexander Paraum* .I!m«cSuil ipVnJ&SS" Joseph H. 80urn....80.n. A SSJmSS* Hob. Jame* M. Pendleton r'i' Siepbca Brownell...Go tL Cranstea a Brownell.ProVt: Gen. Georse Lewis Cooke..-.. Warm*, » r jota Kenorick. lasses All Kinds*«t Policies at Redaee«t Dividends Annually in Cash. Prentams ‘•Koo-Psr. fcilaulO* on all the tables. Tha Best Protection ofibred by Any Zsifa Company. Parties aecking Lift insnrtne* are tamed to nam- Uietkeadvantages at,dtow rates offered by UrUCom- TUCKER & SHUFELDT, General Western Agents, !TO. 116 1-3 L4BAUiB4T n (MERCANTILE BUILDING.) HENRY"TUCKER, la*Treat.G. A C, IT. R.R. W. T. SHCTELDT. c.f W. T. ShofeMt A Co. NrtD ipuWications, QBbLRVATIONS ON TIDt Authenticity* of flie Gospels. BV A LAYUiN- 1 tcl. 12mo. Price, f 1.33. SECOND EDITION NOW ROAST. la this little book the dlrcuwlon ol cne oT to tb« forma*- llan ** e 60101061111 tee book."— [.chrta- “The author writes wit» Tlsor and elearrws. Oae ►7SLTJi b .£ irp , l 2* e bnw h * ,eaTe * °* behind him when cepafess trom the crmmrn around of the historical argument Into tke rcelon devoted to Ms church."— - [serth American Review. “Very readable t.ir tu hrlcht and center style. as wed t «a“T B rSs,7i?“ 1 E. B. MTERB A CHANDLER. Pobllibera. ST Chicago. All Bcoksct'ers have it. patents. IS WHALTH.—To the t Jbuli.’era and Contractors of Chicago and the War Rare chance for meaef capital t-j Invest in one of tae be»t patent* cv. r invented- H. K.-Shancki' Improved. * olcaulzed Bordug. patented Nov. cth. isw. m* re*, eoce wby tr e Vulcanized Boosted should be used: l-t. The longer t: stancs thebetter it gets. a* It pe(- S«i. It t* water-proot; protecting the balking from rata, snow or decay. 4lb. It ta ihe cheapest rooflne that can bo pat on. Etta. It Is secured by letters patent, and no twmpetl- It dors cot require a mechanic to pot on TlieaOC' > composition is equally pood fjr coaUnjr »>1 toad c. .v. pUmnfco.ir, bridges, tunnels—la tact, vtrytbic. wh'ch requires to be coveredandUiXDu**! othock- icnfs 'allat* examinemtnplef, at MOBET - * SUAWS. tt-Jl •VatbiO|(rou-sr.,nnut!ocr. 11. K. SCIUNCSB, Patentee. QAKD’a PATENT BRICK IftiiCHXNSL Office aad manotsctcry A 3 South JeSwaoa-ct. Jfcr tclormstioa aaa descxlpove circular addnaa K. B. OARD, TrriIiiUKGTOIT COAL. I am receiving this (kvoiite Coal from tba mlseaoT RHODES COAL CO., T3I Lake-at. —— LACHAWANA COAL. PITTSTON COAL. DLUSbBDtn; COAt*. BRIAR 1111*1* COAL*. ERIE COA I*. WILLOW RANK COAL. Ordcn promptly ailed from my yards : 7 I«a Market jl.; 2G7 ArcLci-road, and corner Canal aad Van Boren-yu. .. „„ dfor Sale. Some choice «nd cheap lr>M on the arcana, near lie UclferfltT, cash mrd lira**, fir •ainhv IVLEK, ULLUANK A CO.. SoaUiw«-»: cor. Lake and Clark-tk. Q.RAPES. MALAGA GRAPES! TWENTY SSOS SUPERIOR MALAGA GRAPES, Jnn received and for sale. JUQ.N WRIUET, MERCHANTS’ U&IGN EXPRESS STOCK For sale, u fbllows: til paid In. at..? |S 11 paid In. at. u. IT pall in, at u Alfo. American, United States, Adams* and WcQt, Fanto A Co.*# Kvpress Storks at lowest market rates, by L'OORSTAVEK, THATEH A SLO'.iON. Bankers and Brokers. 71 Broadway. >ew Ysrk. ahbcrtising agents. NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS. Wc are ptcased to announce that we now hare oar “Chain oi Aeenclea” so perteeted at NEW YORK, CINCINNATI and CHlCAOO.lhat wicanhareadrer* tlretccnts, or notice* of anr kind. Inserted Inane news paper In the Eastern. Middle, Southern or Western States at »hort notice and at low rates, Recent (Uea of a!l newspaper# are Kent constantly at oor office, far toe examination anl ecovcnle'.ce of Advertiser*. Par* tlr» dmlroas of having their INVENTIONS, WaKß or MERCHANDISE ADVERTISED in any section ot the Coifed States or Canadas, will do well ti call aS oor office, where any desired Intormatlon will beffiTCß as to thortrrul ttloQ ot ttaepaper*. rates, terms. Ac. Uffict, S 7 Dearborn-cc, Room No. 11 (ap stain.) cuim, cobuun a c«f Newspaper Advertising Arwta. lousiness ®arris. Iff YETH & VANDERVOORT MALTING COMPANY, Nos. 3 and 4 MicMgan-av., Blaiiafactaren of Malt and Dealers !c Barley and Rye. X3T We keep constantly on band stocks ol Friae Farley and Rye Malt, wblcb we are prepared to sell as ihelowtatmarketrates. . QEO. H. KOZET, real estate and loan broker. OS L.aS=aUe-st. Loans necollatec on Uni Eatate, Pond a, Stocka. Warehouse Receipts, i td other securities. Blanks. N E "‘ KOBTGAGE BLANKS, With rover of Sale. Adjournment, Ilaaoraace, Tax Claust ?. -r tale at Tribune Job Office. All rinds of legal. Cosvcyaaclng, Pension ad County C. 50 QQQ To Lean, on first class dly prrpTtT. ?n tmri* to salt; tad 333,000 to lo*a « uEetcunbcrcdtill clsm reil esuio ooutdo Uiecttr. Apply to „ . „ KOZET & CC.W niNl3s>* Real Estate anq hrotef. 9S La3aUe-«t. ConsignmentH. JQQ HHDS. N. O. SUGAR. 1 CO Brie. N. O. Melasees, ICO Url*. Texas I’ccan Kata. Just received and £3r sale by J . J. W* DOAS7 4 CO. EOOtS $C Sl)OeS. -nOOTS AND SHOES. WASTED, TO PCBCQA4B, A. Boot mid. Shoe Business. Aedreae. with teal name. Box -IIS. «utm* amount ct business, stock, value oi uxtoxea. profits,. location, ttnt, 4c. , Honb at auction. Land SALE.—The undersigned will offer at AUCTION, at the north door ot the Court xe In Chicago. at U o'clock a. m* Satarday, the Olh ot February, ITc xl*r o. if not previously sold at private sale, the B. W of u W «r. Sec. tl. « *,13 B,slluatn about one mile anti a ha:t westof Evanston, and twelve north of Chi cago. Cook Count)-, lU, containing eißhty acre* more ol Abouitifty-ftvc cr i»xty sere* of thU tract are hear- Ily timbered, the remainder in prairie, whl e addi tional inducements are found in ttaprosmity to tao trautltn} .title railroad and lake ihore n ®** T ti-n and tt>«* er* at city of Chicago. In rrjfcmjeoto a plsteof residence. the faclijU ot sale *nd d.: * ar J' oC the limber and the produet*ot JO; *j« nr Terns of aale pablishca thedsy of t*u sens desiring to porch**** this Uw stymueiaie wiOdirtct tbttr comraßulciUans tota^eß^Uaed, >»* .NS. Mi, 5U0.-5. ‘JJjoa *?•£ OPFICSBS. Bates* CHICAGO, ILL. ©oal.