Newspaper of The Chicago Tribune, February 19, 1867, Page 1

Newspaper of The Chicago Tribune dated February 19, 1867 Page 1
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FROM EUROPE. Latest Hews by Ocean Telegraph. Entire Suppression of the Irish Revolt. Alleged Immediate Cause of the Outbreak. The Flan of Operations and How it Was Frustrated. An Ex-Eebel Cruiser Lost at Sea. FROM WASHINGTON. and Extent of tbe Late Compromise Movement. The Senate Eeconstmction Bill—lts Chances in the House. The Tariff Bill—Amendments Re ported by the Ways and Means Committee, Arrival of the Steamer with Surratt on Board. CONGRESS. ■Senate—The Tenure ef Office Bill —Conference committee's Re port Agreed to. House—Lengthy Debate on the Senate Deconstruction Bill. The Final Vote to be Taken this Morning. FROM SPRINGFIELD. Outlines of the New Chicago Horse Railway Scheme. Tassage of the IntemallHmprove meat Bill intt e House. Tffr. Eastman’s Bill to Protect tlie Eights of the City of Chicago. A New Chicago Pier and Dock Bill Introduced 3’assage of the Eight-Hour Bill In the House. rfiOSI EtTEOPE. BY OCEAN TBLEGBJkPiI. London, February 18—N >on. Ireland is perfectly tranquil. A small number ofrebels are concealed in tbe wood-, endeavoring to escape to the coasts hut troops have been disposed so as to frustrate them. Troops have been sent to Malahide to ar rest Stephens, supposed to be in that vicin ity- London. February IS—Droning. The cause of the Fenian outbreak in the -south of Ireland is yet buried In obscurity, though the telegraph lines through the -lis .affected district are again working. Some si}- It was caused by the arrest o an Ameri • can officer. Captain Moriartv, while others tiay his prompt arrest prevented a general rising of tbe Irish. The British Government hal news •of the affair early ou the 12lh. An upper servant in the house'old of the Earl of Kenmare had received two an < nymous not<s. stating that s rising was planned in Killarney. and the 1c ders would reach there from Caboricreen that night. Constables were immediately sen; to inter cept him. They met a wagon, on which they found Moriariy, whom they look into custody, and upon searching his person found letters confirming the assertions in the anonymous notes, A courier name 1 Duggan was sent toCa lioricrtcn to vam the police. A party of rebels caught him and demand d his papers, which he refused to give up, and attemp cd to escape. They fired at and wounded him. So far as yet known, he Is the only person hurt. The police got news of the trouble by other messenger? and from spies among tbe Fenians. They were strengthened by a de tachment from tbe man-of-war Gladiator lying off Valcntia, and saved their station Irom attack. One baud or Fenians, ninety lu number* look a horse f>«r their leader, O’Connor, and another bund stepped the mail on the road from Killaruey to Cahoricveeo, but did no ■violence to any one. In fact nowhere has life been taken or property destroyed- The Fenian plan was to attack Killarncy, capture the place, and then march to Cork; but the immediate dispatch of troops from Cork to Killaruey, by General Bates, and the celerity of Colonel Howard's movements defeated the whole plot and caused the insurgent bands to disperse. The horse of a Fenian courier was caught by the British troops. A couple of swords were picked up but no men captured. O'Connor and his staff arc said to have reached the Fenian vessels off Dingle Bay. Thirty-four suspected persons were arrest ed in Dublin yesterday, and after examina tion, five were retained in custody. Head Centre Murphy and Colonels Lawler, Ilealy and Johnson, have been arrested in Klmerick, and Important papers found upon their persons and in their lodgings. Tbe alarm caused by these events is about over, and the excitement is rapidly subsiding. medal to Cyrus w. field. Liverpool, February 18. Tbe American Chamber of Commerce of this city voted to present a gold medal to Cyrus TV. Field. DEATH OF AN AMERICAN NAVAL OFFICER. London, February 18. A despatch from Toulon anununci’S the death by apoplexy, of Lieutenant Cornwall, of the American iron clad Miantonomab. ' EX-REBEL STEAMER LOST AT SEA. London, February 18. Tbe famous ex rebel steamer Sumter has been lost In tbe North Sea. DOTAL EXILES. London, February 18. Despatches from Madrid state that tbe King and Consort arc exiled from Spain, on a charge of plotting tbe regency of the Kingdom. PRUSSIA. Berlin, February 16. The King of P.ussia is about to visit Dres den. Berlin, February IS. Blsmark will soon go to Stutgard for the purpose of forming a new Zolivercin. MEXICAN OFFICIALS IN PARIS. Paris, February IS. M. Blanavc, Minister of Justice, etc., of Maximilian’s Government in Mexico, has arrived here, accompanied by other high officials of the Mexican Empire. Latest Foreign market*. Consols opened at 91; Ene, 27,q; 5-20*. 73#; Illinois Central, extra dividends. t »5f • Ltttepool, Fcbroary 18. £ Cotton—The market opens quiet and steady at lid. LtrxmxjU February IS-Evenlng. Cotton—Tbe market contlcned steady and closed quiet and unchanged. Sales IWVX) biles. BreadsiuCs—Quiet. Mixed corn at S9s. provisions—Unchanged. Tallow—American at 43* 9d. Lord—Firm, at 'to 3d * 100 as. Petroleum—Ctfined at 5s 3d P gal. Cod OU—Xewloutdland at AMO per 425 gal. Lokuos, February 18— Evening. Consols at lot money; 5-jto, «3k: Illnob Ex-llr., -IS; Erie, Sttf. FEAsrsTotcT, February 18—Evening. United States bond-. Ti. Paeu, February 18—Evening. Americas bonds. 83>(. Death oF a Prominent Citizen of the Bock Hirer Talley. Dixon, HI., February 18.—Hon. Leonard Androp < of Grand dc Tour, one of the most prominent and enterprising citizens of this valley, the proprietor of tbe famous Grand de Tour Plow Works, died suddenly this momirir, of lung fever. Hlslots will be se verely felt throughout this entire section of the Slate. MO* WAS HIS or OK. [Special Despatch to the Chicago Tribane.] WAsmjrorow, February 18. ORIGIN OF TUB COMPROMISE MOVEMENT. The correspondent who gave the inyltation to the late compromise meetings has Indorsed the following statement of the origin of the movement: Some days ago, in a casual con versation between General EsteanlW. W. Warden, as to the probability of Congress' and the Executive agreeing onsoms basis or common plan by which the Southern States could speedily be restored to their proner relations in the Union, and their -loyal Rep. resentatives admitted to Congress, Messrs Eslc and Warden mutually expressed them selves satisfied, from their knowledge of Mr. Johnson’s views and the opinions of a num ber of the Rcpnhlican Congressmen, that to bring about a co-operation of the two branches of the Government in matters of reconstruction, probably npon the [basis of the Constitutional Amendment, proposed by Congress, and impartial or unqualified suf frage, it was only necessary for some one to go to work energetically and make known to Congress and the President that there was a probability of their being able to agree. At the first meeting held Messrs. Eete and Warden gave their Impressions as to the disposition and views now entertained by Mr. Johnson, bnt expressly declined any authority to speak for the President. They w ere therefore requested to make known to Mr. Johnson the opinions of the Congress men present, and to say to him that If he believed he coold meet them upon some such plan as that indicated, and was desirous of co-operating with them in their efforts to restore confidence in the Government and effect harmonious action hereafter between its subordinate branches they wonld be glad to meet and confer with him. The Presi dent was accordingly on the following day informed of what had taken place, and he instructed Messrs. Este and Warden to say to the Republican members that he desired to work with them in their laudable pur. looses, and he would be pleased to see them whenever they should deem it advisable to call. This message was deliv ered, and on Thursday evening a committee uf the Rcpnhlican Congressmen had an in terview of about two hours with Mr. John son, and at a subsequent Informal meeting on Friday night at the residence ol Mr. Dodge they made a report of what bad transpired between them and the President. Mr. they reported, bad been very trank, and Ircely gave his views, and made such promises of cooperation as were en tirely satisfactory to all present. THE RECONSTRUCTION BILL. The debate on the Reconstruction Bill In the House to-day has excited close attention irom all quarters. Many Senators were upon the floor. Before the session opened it was known that the bill would meet with serious opposition, and most of the members were in their scats at an early hoar. At the close of the Horning hour Mr. Stevens moved to proceed to the business on the Speaker's table, which brought up the Senate bill, and then moved a non-concurrence, and to ask a Committee of Conference. He took the position that the Senate bill really left the Governments of the rebel States in rebel bauds, and recognized a reorganization on a disloyal basis. Messrs. Boutwcll and Stokes, and Bromwell, of Illinois, supported his views, while Messrs. Blaiue, Bingham, Wilson, of lowa, Sebcnck and Garfield spoke earnestly in favor of the bill, contending that Congress had power to finally review the work of re construction, as prepared in the South nnder tbe bill. Mr. Blaine, at the close of hishonr, moved a concurrence, which motion had prece dence, and called the previous question. On ordering tbe main question, which approxi mated a test, the result was 103 to CO, indl eating the final passage of the bill by a small majority. Daring the recess, the Democrats held a caucus and agreed to try to amend tho bill, but to rote against it at last; they also de termined .to fillibueter unless time was given them to debate on reassembling. This became known, and it was agreed to let the debate go on to-night, and taken vote at It o’clock to morrow. The House is crowded to-night, and each speaker is limited to twenty minutes. Members have attempted to poll the House to-night, and conclude that thirty-four Democrats and about forty-seven Republicans will vo‘e against, giving eighty-one in the negative. The highest rote daring the day has been one hundred and sixty-three. This woo’d tire one or two majority for the bill, though other members may come in, and some in cluded above may change their minds. If the bill passes and is vetoed, the President can keep it from Congress till March Ist. Then the Democrats can defeat It by flllibustering, if they desire, and trine are threatening this if it becomes ne cessary. RANDALL’S ULTIMATUM. It is said that Randall has told the Presi dent that in case the latter did not agree to :he compromise measures, provided any were presented to him, by Congress, ho woaid tender his resignation at once. ‘*MY POLICY ” AGAIN. The President stated to prominent citizens r o day that he would like to act with Con gress, provided proper grounds could be dis covered, but that he should insist upon his policy as the ground of action. THE FRENCH MISSION. Inquiries have been made of Senators on the part of some of Mr. Johnson's friends to know, if in case General Dix is rejected as Minister to Fiance, Mr. Foster can be con firmed. NEGROES REGISTERED IN THE DISTRICT. The new registry of negroes in George 'own has resulted in the registration of be tween two and three hundred additional names, mostly from amongthoae rejected by he Mayor and Aldermen. The conserva tive citizens arc becoming very bitter as the day of election approaches, which Is fixed for the 33ih instant. THE GOLD DISTRICTS. The report of J. W. Taylor, ofMinnesota, communicated from the Treasury Depart ment to the House, will attract attention both from its information concerning New Mexico, Colorado and Montana, and tbe prominence given to the geld districts of tbe Alkghanies. Mr. Taylor, under the Secre tary’s Instruction, extends his inquiries to tbe Vermilion district, Minnesota, and to the gold mines of Saskatchawan, Canada,and Nova Scotia. Tbe important topic of tho me bods for desulphurizing ores Is referred to in general terms, and will be considered minutely in a subsequent report. It is the purpose of the Treasury Department to in vestigate the question of tbe production of precious metals very carefully. One of tbe House committees is preparing a report on the petition of a number of Mor mons in Utah, for the abolition of all laws against polygamy. THE NEW RADICAL JOURNAL. The Et'tniruj the new afternoon Union paper lately started here. Is meeting with good success. The National Capitol has now two thoroughly radical journals. SEWARD’S BELIEF. Mr, Seward has expressed the belief thal the President will he impeached. RECRUITS FOB THE PLAIN'S. Recruits are constantly being sent West to 1111 regiments serving against the Indians. A detachment of upwards of 000 were ordered cent to-day. AN APPEAL. r T*hA trill Ttprtliftlilr tnl’a a n The Government will probably take an appeal to the Supreme Court from the re cent decision of the Court of Claims, giving officers five dollars per month additional for f-ervact’s hire from May Ist, 1861, to March 3d,1865. TABIFF BILL—AMENDMENTS REPORTED TO THE WATS AND MEANS COMMITTEE. Washington, February 18.—The Com mittee of Ways and Means to-night report ed a large number of amendments to the Senate Tariff Bill, restoring to a great ex lent tbe original House rates. The com mittee reduced the duty on salt from twenty tour and thirty cents to sixteen and twenty two cents per bushel, and on linseed to twenty cents per bnsbel. and advanced tbe duty on steel one and a half cents over the Senate rates, with corresponding advances on many articles. On hardware, wool and woollens tbe rates are advanced to correspond to the House bill. Tbe prohibition of the importation of firc-crack ers is stricken out, as is also the section re lating to drawbacks on ship building, agri cultural and other implements. The clause with regard to damaged goods and under valuation is also stricken out. The ninth section, adding freight and commissions to invoice values, is repealed. The doty is ad vanccd on sal soda, caustic and carbon of soda, while those on spelter and silk goods are greatly beyond the Senate rates. The Senate proposed to levy a duly of eight, eleven and twelve cents on scrap iron. The committee recom mended five and ten. Cotton ratcsaresomc what advanced over that of the Senate. Ivory is stricken out of the free list, and the privilege that the Pacific Railroad Company may use foreign iron Instead of American os now provided bylaw is denied. PROSPECTS OF THE DECONSTRUCTION BILL. Of tbe calculations made as to the vote on the Reconstruction Bill, one is that forty five Republicans and thirty-five Democrats, or eighty in all, will vote against, and eighty two Republicans in favor of It. Others say the House is equally divided. The majority either way will be very small. ARRIVAL OF SURRATT. ■Washington, February 18.—A steamer believed to be the Swatara, arrived olf the Navy Yard this evening with John H. Sur ratt aboard. A guard has been stationed at tbe wharf to prevent communication with those on board, except by high official per mission. DENIAL. New York, February 18.—The World? t special says; “Tbe rumored resignation of Postmaster General Randall Is untrue.” TBE PRESIDENT AND THE CIVIL BIGHTS LAW, New York, February 18.—The New York Clj ia\so YOL. XX. Times’Washington special pays: “The At torney General has prepared a report in an swer to a resolution of Congress, stating that In no instance has the President failed to execute the Civil Rights law In accord ance with its terms.” * PHILADELPHIA NATAL OFFICE. The President has appointed Mr. Ancona, member of Congress from Pennsylvania, Na val Officer for Philadelphia, THE STOLEN TESTIMONY. Collector Smytbe testified before the New York Custom House Investigation Com mittee regarding the evidence which fell into bis hands, saying he was approacncd by a woman, now believed to bo a sister of the stenographer, who told him that there was Important evidence affecting him before the committee which lie could have for fifty dol lars. He declined to have It, hut she subse quently called again, offering it for fifteen dollars, and he, not tlrnklnghe was violating the rales of the committee, purchased it. He also states that he was cognizant of other parties in possession of considerable portions of the testimony. 0119ERVANCE OF TUB SABBATH. Washington, February 18.—General Grif fin, commanding in Texas, has enjoined the observance of the Sabbath on his troops. ADVERSE DECISION IN TEE GAMBLING CASE. In the Supreme Court, the case decided of Thompson vs. Bowie—on action on certain promissory notes of Hon. Thomas F. Bowie, of Maryland—the defence was that too notes were given for a gaming consideration. Among other evidence, the defendant, being unable directly to prove his allegation, the court below permitted proof that on the date of tbe cotes defendant was drunk, and, when drunk, was addicted to gaming, and that the payee of the notes was keeper of a gaming house in Washington, where the notes were made at that time. The verdict was for the deiendant, and tbe plaintiff appealed to this court, where It is held that such evidence should not be admitted. Justice Greer dis sents, bolding that the defence was one of alleged fraud In obtaining the notes, and such evidence was iuadmiesable in that view ot the cose. CONFIRMATIONS, Washington, February 18.—The follow ing nomination# have been confirmed; Milton Worden, Assessor of Internal Revenue, Eight District, Ohio; David Turner. Ninth District, Indiana; Norman Eddy, Collector, do.; Jesse J. Alexander, Collector, Seventh District, Indiana. ORDER RELEASING DESERTERS; An order issued in the Department of the South, dated Charleston. 14th, that all en listed men now undergoing confinement un der sentence of court-iuartUl for desertion, be released when they have been confined six months. ARGUMENT IN FAVOR OF POLYGAMY. The petition from the Utah Legislature, presented to Congress to-day, asserts that polygamy bas a great moral influence, saving the people irom prostitution, and other kindred evils. UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT. In the Supreme Court to-day.cass No. 412, Bates vs. Brown, error to Circuit Court, N«rtlern Illinois, decision below affirrae j ; No. ISO, Koobins, plaintiff in error, vs. Ci y of Chicago. Judgment below affirmed. INDIAN AFFAIRS. Washington, February 18.—Commission er Bogy has succeeded IrThaving transferred to the charge of the Indian Department ft.COO or 7,ooo’Navajoe Indians now held pris oners by the military in New Mexico. These Indians cost the Government last year for food and transportation $1,300,000, whereas by the transfer Commissioners propose to take better care of them at not exceeding $5C0,000. A delegation ol Missouri River Sioux In dians, numbering forty-four, arrived hero yesverday. COIiGEESSIOSAI, PKOCEEDCfGS. Washington, February 18. SENATE. The Senate concurred in the Hoascamcnd ment to tbe additional act to prevent smug, gling. Messrs. Poland, Morgan and McDoagall were appointed a Committee of Conference on the Bankrupt Bill. Joint resolutions to facilitate tbe settle ment of accounts of disbursing officers were passed. Tbe Committee on Finance discouraged further consideration of the subject of tho establishment of an assay office in Utah and Arizona. A resolution to pilot five hundred copies of tho report on the “ physics” and hydraulics” of the Mississippi River was referred. A joint resolution looking to a new post office in Boston, was referred. Mr. POMEROY introduced a joint resolu tion dlrectini; the Secretary or the Interior to pay awards heretofore made and reported to him by the Commissioner appointed under the forty-nmtb section ol the ucaty with tbe Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians, July lOtb, 1806. Referred. The bill in relation to appeals and writs of error in the Supreme Court was demand ed.und passed. The hill for the election of a public printer, as amended by tbe Senate, was passed, and goes to tbe House for concurrence. Tbe River and Harbor Bill from the House, was referred to the Committee on Commerce. The Military Academy Appropriation Bill was passed, after some amendments. The Diplomatic and Consular Bill was considered. The Committee on Finance recommended a restoration of the Portugal Mission, and after some debate, during which Mr. GRIMES said he he believed Mr. Harvey had been Bald out of t bp contingent fund of tbe State epartment, it was agreed to. An amendment was adopted appropriating $30,000 for Cable despatches. Mr. WILSON offered an amendment con solidating the Spanish and Portuguese Mis sions. Rejected. The bill passed. Recess till seven. EVENING [SESSION. Mr. GRIMES moved a reconsideration of tbe vote passing the Diplomatic Appropria tion Bill for tbe purpose of reducing tbe contingent fond of the State Department from $450,000 to $30,000. Mr. SUMNER opposed the amendment. Mr. DAVIS also opposed it, and spoke eulogistically of Secretary Seward. Mr. SAULSBUBY spoke of Mr. Seward as the Mephlstopheles of the age. Seward and Stanton were dragging the President to com promise with Congress, and he hoped the President would agree to no such thing. Mr. GRIMES’ motion was agreed to —1G against 15. The bill passed. Mr. WILLIAMS, from the Conference Com mittee on the bill to regulate the tenure of office, made a report. The committee agreed to return tbe amendment of the House, which to strike out the excep tions of Cabinet offiersfrom those who can not be removed without tbe consent of tbe Senate, and agree to insert thefollowingpro viso: • ''Provided, That the Secretaries of State, Treasury, Navy, Interior, Postmos ter General, and Attorney General, shall hold their offices respectively during the term of the President, by whom they are appointed, and one month thereafter, subject to removal by and with the advice and con sent of tbe Senate.” After debate, the report of the committee was agreed to. The hill to establish Assay Offices at Port* laud, Oregon; Boise City, Idaho; and Helena, Montana, and appropriating $75,000 thercior, was passed. Mr. SUMNER moved to take up the Louisiana Bill. Mr. WILSON spoke in its favor. ■Without action, the Senate adjourned. HOUSE. During the reading of the journal members were engaged In earnest consultation on the Military BUI, and the course to be pursued on it. As the reading cone nded, the Secre tary of the Senate announced the passage of a bill for the more efficient government of the rebel States, with amendments. The SPEAKER proceeded to the regular business in order, and States were called for mils and joint resolutions. The following were introduced; Prohibiting the admission, free from duty, of foreign iron; To abolish tbe tax on coffee, sugar, molas ecs and raw cotton; For a snrvey of the Mississippi at Des Moines Rapids; Proposing an amendment to tbe Constltn-. tlon, providing tor the removal of Judges of the Supreme and Interior Courts by the President, upon the address of two-thirds of each branch ci tbe Legislature, on any rea ouablc cause which Is not sufficient ground for impeachment; For the relief of persons imprisoned for debt; Resolutions of tbe Michigan Legislature, asking on appreciation to aid in the con struction of ibe harbor of New Buffalo, Michigan. Tabled; Like resolutions, asking appropriations for tbe Improvement of Portage Lake and River, and asking grants ofland to aid in the con struction of Mineral Range Railroad. Tabled; Of the Illinois Legislature, in reference to the Navy Yard at Monnd City. Referred; Of tbe Minnesota Legislature, on tbe finan cial condition of tbe country. Referred; Of the Minnesota Legislature, relative to protection of tbe emigrant route through Minnesota to the gold flflds of Montana; Joint resolution on the subject of a repub lican Government for the Stales of the Union. Referred; Memorial of the Utah Legislature, praying for a repeal of the act to ptmish polygamy. Referred, . .. , For a recess of the Honse daily, except Saturday, Irom half-past 4 till half-past 7. that the Constitution authorizes the Chief Executive to extend the pardoning power to persons who have been tried by tbe proper tribunals and convicted of crime, and none other, and consequently all pardons granted to such as have never been convicted or tried are null and void. Relcrred; Directing tbe Committee on Bauklng and Currency to Inquire into tbe expediency ol tbe withdrawal of tbe National Bank cur rency as rapidlr as can be witbont injustice to the National Banks, and supplying the place of such currency with United States treasury notes. Tabled, 95 to 56. Mr. Noel’s resolution, introduced several weeks since. In reference to woman suffrage, was tabled. Tbe Committee on the District of Colum bis was instructed to report a bill to pro hibit the sale of Intoxicating beverages in the District. Mr. HUBBARD, of West Virginia, asked leave to offer a resolution directing the Com- mlttee on Banking to inquire into the expe dlercy of requiring National Banking Asso ciations to return as part of their redemp tion reserve a certain percentage of the gold Interest paid by the Government on bonds deposited as security on their circulation, the same to be retained as a basis for a re sumption of specie payment. Mr. SCOFIELD objected, and the resolu tion was not received. The amendment of the Senate to the House bill to provide for a more efficient Government of the rebel States was taken np. Mr. STEVENS moved to noo-eoncur in the Senate amendment, and asked a Committee of Conference. Mr. SPALDING moved a concurrence. Messrs. STOKES. STEVENS and BOUT WELL spoke against the amendment, and Messrs. BINGHAM, FARNSWORTH and SCHENCK in favor. Messrs. BLAINE, WILSON, THAYER and GARFIELD, also spoke in favor of the amendment- On motion of Mr. BLAINE the previous question was ordered—l 3 to 04. The main question was ordered—lo 3to CO. Mr. RANDALL moved to table the bill. Lost, 40 to 118—a strict party vote. Mr. STEVENS closed the debate, giving wav separately to Messrs. HOTCHKISS, BARKER, BROOMALL and DONNELLY, who gave their‘reasons for opposing the Senate amendment. Recess. EVENING SESSION. Mr. HOOPER, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported bald&tKe Senate amendment to the Tariff BUI, wblcVreporl was considered and made the special order for Thursday. The House resumed consideration of the Military Bill. Messrs. LEBLOND and ELDRIDGE spoke against the bill. various propositions were made to con tinue debate, and it was dually agreed upon, by unanimous consent, that the debate be continued to-nlcbt, and the House meet to morrow at eleven o'clock, when the vote will be immediately taken. Messrs. DELANO, WOODBRIDGE. LOAN, BANKS, HENDERSON. ARNELL, WIL LIAMS and GRINNELL spoke against the Senate amendment, and Messrs. HIGBY. DAWES, McRUER, MILLER. DARLING, LAWRENCE, of Ohio, and TAYLOR, of Tennessee, In favor thereof. Mr. DAvIS favored the hill, and Messrs. HISE, ROSS, FINCK and NIBALCIC op posed It on general grounds, though the lat ter vreferred the Senate amendment to the original bill. Adjourned. FROM SPRINGFIELD. [Special Despatch to the Chicago Tribune.] SpnixopELD. 111 , February 18. NEW HOUSE RAILROAD SCHEME. I have just g>»t possession of a bill to In corporate the People's Railway Company. It enacts that A. H. Hale, Jno. Nott, Charles Clays, Frel.H. Garfield, N. J. Frost, W. Davis, Jas. K. Lake, H. A. Gray, ’ and their associates, successors, &c., under the corpor ate name of the people’s Railway Company, shall bo authorized to lo cate, maintain and operate a single or double track railway, with all neces sary and convenient tracks, side-tracks, turn-outs, depots, and all other appliances, appendages and contrivances, for success fully operating tho same from the city of Chicago to and w th r n «he town or village of Bloomlndale, or any other point west of the north and south branches of the Chicago River in the County of Cook- The bill con tains no condemnation clause. Section three makes tbe capital stock of the Company three hundred thousand -dollars, to be increased acoordlng to the necessities of the case. Sections four and five define the number and style of tbe management. Section six authorizes tills People’s Railway Company to construct, maintain and ope rate within the filly of Chicago, and in, upon, over, through or along the streets, high ways, bridges, rivers, tvnnels, to wit: Com mencing at the intersection of State with Monroe street, near tbe Post OlQce, la said city, thence cast on Monroe street, and north, south and west by the most practi cable rovtcs, crossing the Chicago River by any bridge or other contrivance now or hereafter ’to be bnilt, across or under the same, at Van Bureu Adams and Washington streets, to the inter section of said streets with Sangamon street, thence South on Sanganon street to Harrison street, thence west on Harrison street to the present or future limits of the city of Chica go ; on Sangamon street from Its Intersection with Washington street to West Indiana street, then west on sild last mentioned street to the present or future limits of Chi cago ; on Reuben street, from its Sonthcrn terminus to tbe norther terminus tbereot, with such branches and turn-outs as may be necessary, with tbe consent of the Common Council of the city of Chicago; on the Northwestern Plankroad from its In tersection with Reuben street to the present or future limits of said city; provided that the road from Chicago to Biooraingdolc may be located on the most eligible route be tween said points, and may cuter the cily from any of tbe termini herein specified; and", with the consent of the Common Connell, may locate and operate one or more branches to their said road on such streets as shall be des'gnatcd by said Council. The said company may maintain and op erate on their said railway cars drawn by horses, and may operate and run dummies on that part of their road outside the city of Chicago, provided they may with the con senl of the Common Council run their dum mies over tneir said road In the city afore said. Section seven says the corporation is hereby authorized to extend the said several railways herein authorized to be ballt in the manner aforesaid, to such point as they may determine in said county of Cook, west of the North and South Branches of the Chicago River. Section eight—With the assent of the Supervisor or Supervisors of any township, said corporation is authorized to lay down and operate Its said railway In, upon, and along any common highway in any township west of the North and South Branches of said river, hat In such manner as not to obstruct the common travel of the public highways. Tbe cars of this company are to have the* right Of way in preference to other vehicles, nnder penalties. Section nine prohibits the construction of more than a single track with the necessary turn outs, except by consent of the owners of iwo-thlrdsof the property on the line of road. Section ten submits this act to the legal voters of the South and West Divis ions. Section eleven requires the company to pay into the City Treasury three per cent of its gross earnings, and an additional one per cent for running through the Washing ton street tunnel. ' I cannot find a Chicagoan here who has any acquaintance with either of the corpora tors, and they are supposed to be men of straw. The parties who are engineering the project offered one of onr Cook County Sena tors twenty-five thousand dollars in stock to support it. INDUSTRIAL UNIVERSITY - . The Agricultural College question was up in the House this morning, and debated at considerable length. On a motion to make It tbe order for three o’clock to-morrow af ternoon, Sir. Bond put in an amendment embracing tbe Chicago Polytechnic Schpol. Sir. Griggs urged immediate action upon tbe bill, as did Sir. Stevenson, and one or two others. The whole subject, including all tbe bills, and Mr. Bonds’ amendment was made the special order for to-morrow afternoon. It is claimed by tbe opponents of tbe Champaign bid that this looks os if that bid was to be defeated be cause tbe Champaign champions insisted on immediate action, and were voted down. This may be the logic of the vote, but I think not. The result of this minority con* test is as much involved in donbt to-day as &t any other period of the session. BILL ESTABLISHING THE RIGHTS OP THE CITT OP CHICAGO. Senator Eastman introduced into the Sen ate this afternoon the following important bill. It was referred to the Judiciary Com* mitlec: An Act to eitablltJt the rights of the CVy of Chicago: Section 1. Be it enacted by the people of the Slate of Illinois, represented in the General As. eembly, that all the rights of property belonging to the State ot Illinois, in and over that portion of the waters at>d bed rf Lake Michigan lying east ward of tbe corporatollraUfl of tbe city of Chicago, and west of a line parallel to and distant one mile from the centre of blate street, in said city, be, and the same are hereby granted and ceded abso lutely to the city of Chicago forever. Seo. 2. The City of Chicago shall have power to erect and construct upon the premises hereby ceded each breakwater, dorks and piers, or other structures as may be necessary or convenient for the purposes of harborage: Provided, That the said LUy of Chicago shall have no power to g.-anl, convey, or lease to any private person, or persons, nor to any corporation whatever, the eaid premises hereby or any portion there of, or interest, Irao.niae. or control over the same, or any part thereof, until tbe said convey ance or lease shall have been first asserted to by a majority of the legal voters of said City of Cat cago, voting in some manner to be prescribed by tbe Common Connell of said City ot Chicago lor or against sach grant, or conveyance, or lease, at some general election to be held la pursuance of law In raid aly. ~ ..... Ezo. 3. Nothing In Ibis act shall be so con sumed as to interfere with or prejudicially effect any rights or privileges heretofore granted or conferred upon any railroad corporation, or other parties, by any iormer legislation of the State of Illinois. 6zo. 4. This act shall be a poblic act, and be in force from and alter its passage. The Judiciary Committee will report back the bill to-morrow, and it is to be hoped that it will be passed witbont delay. THE CANAL BILL. The Canal and Internal Improvement Bill CHICAGO, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1867. came up this afternoon as a specul order, and, after a brief discussion, passed by the decided vote of 53 to 28. This is a victory greater in its proportions than even Us most sanguine friends dared anticipate. It looked yesterday as if the bill was to be defeated by “ rings ” that had been formed on the In dustrial College, State House, and other bills—not by a direct vote, but by the pumping process which is continually being practiced; but some of its iriends informed these “ ring” gentlemen that unless the bill was allowed Us regular turn they would defeat every’other measure before the General Assembly by resorting to omnibuses, suspension of rules, &c. The result of this bold stand is seen in the pas sage of the bill by a majority which something. The bill will pretty surely'pass the Senate and become a law. HELATIVB TO DIVORCES, A bill, reported this afternoon, to prevent 6 divorced persons from marrying under car after tbe decree bad been granted, was 5 : indefinitely postponed by a marked vote. Our gallant young Chicago representative. Major Stevenson, made a telling speech in defence of the matrimonial rights of the grass widows, which was received by the audience with rapturous applause. It was a settler to the bill, audit wont under like a Hash. THE RAILROAD DILLS. As telegraphed you yesterday would bo ibo case, Mack, this morning, got Senator Grten to move a reconsideration of the vote of Saturday requiring him to report the Railroad Bills back to the Senate, which he had held in bis pockets for the past three week?. The reconsideration was carried. The resolution was then debated for three or four hours in a sharp acrimonious man ner. During tbe discussion charges of at tempted bribery were made. The resolu tion was again carried by the decisive vote of 10 to 8; so Senator Mack will have to dis gorge tbe two Railroad Bills to-morrow morning or be put in contempt. INVESTIGATION OF BRIBERY CHARGES, After Ibis matter was decided, Senator Fuller olTered a resolution to appoint a se lect committee to investigate the charges of bribery, with power to send for persons and papers. There may bo fan bcloro this investigation cuds. TUB STATE HOUSE. A new bill for building a now State House has been proposed, and will be put Into the House to-day or 10-morrow. Section one authorizes the Governor of the Slate of Illinois to give notice by advertise ment in two of the dally newspapers printed in each of the cities of Chicago.Sprlugfield, at. Louis, New York, and Philadelphia, for the space of four weeks, that he Is author ized to procure plans and specifications for the building of a new State House for Illi nois, and to adopt such other measures as will secure to the work the very best archi tectural knowledge ami skill in the United States. Section two appoints a committee of nine members of the House, whosa duties shall he as hereinafter specified. Section three provides that the Governor shall, before deciding definitely upon a plan for such State House, obtain from dif ferent competing architects a general but intelligent plan of the House pro posed, with approximate estimates of the cost, and submit the same to the Lieutenant Governor, Secretary, Auditor and Treasurer of State, together with the committee of the Senate and House of Representatives; and the detailed plans and specifications shall he authorized and arranged In accordance with the plan which may be adopted by said officers of State In connection with said joint committee. Section four provides that the Governor ►hall, upon receiving the gonerahplans and estimates, proceed to notify each member of said Committee to meet la Springfield on the day specified for the purpose named above. Section five pays the members five dollars per day, and provides that the Governor &hall report the detailed plans to the next General Assembly for their approval or re jection. the new riEB and bock dill was introduced this afternoon. It is called the Atlantic, Illinois «fe Pacific Transfer Pier and Stock Company. T. J. Carter, 0. A. Wheeler, J. J. Richards, Thomas Hoiiow bush and James W. Eddy ore named in the bill as Commissioners for the purpose of or ganizing the company. The bill la almost identical with the one which has been so unanimously condemned by tbc people of Chicago. The only variations I discover arc 5n the nluth section, which "provides that the company shall pay to the State of Illinois a tax of three per coat per annum of the gross receipts, and to the City of Chicago three per cent, excluding the capital stock, or so much of it as has been paid in. The city bos now power to take possession of the properly at the end of twenty-five years on payment of the cost and ten per cent per arnum interest. It is due to Mr. Eddy, the Representative from Kane County, whose name appeared as one of tbc Commissioners, to state that U was put there without bis knowledge. Tbc hill was presented by Mr. Ilollowbuah, whose name appears as a Commissioner- I suppose the men who got it up have not the remotest idea that It will ever come out of the bands of the committee. It is understood that another bill of the same character will soon be offered to the consideration of the House. There is not the ghost of a chance forclthcrj PUBLIC PARK BILL. General Hurlbut has Introduced Into the House on act to enable the city of Chicago to acquire lands for Public Parks, and to ex tend tbc same powers to the towns of North Chicago and South Chicago. The Drst sec tion authorizes the Common Council of Chi cago to acquire lands bp donation, purchase, or condemnation, for public parks. Section two gives lo the Common Connell power of condemnation In accordance with the act approved June 23,1803. Section three prohibits any action requir ing the payment of money, or In causing debt until the proposition has been sub mitted to tbc voters of said Chicago. Section four provides for using the pre vious register of voters. Section Qve gives the same power to tho towns of North Chicago, West Chicago and South Chicago, under the same prohibitions. Section six gives the same powers to tbc town of Hyde Park, Lake, or any other town of North, West, or South Chicago, and to unite with the same town to which they may he adjacent in the purchase of such Park. Section seven gives power to the city of Chicago and the towns namcd.to issue bonds for the purchase of lands. THE STATE CAPITAL, A bill to dislocate the State Capital was introduced to tbc House this afternoon and the reading received with shouts of laugh ter. After propositions to send It to various committees it was Anally by common con sent committed to the consideration of the reporters. EIGHT HOCH SYSTEM. The bill to make eight hours a legal days’ work among Mechanics passed tbc House this afternoon by a vote of SO to 11. Mtssrs. Shepard, Bond and Reynolds, of Chicago, supported tbc bill with speeches. ELEVATOR BILL. Tbe bill to incorporate tbc Chicago Eleva tor Company which Ifls said contains pro visions fur u back, warehouse, railroad and elevator, was IndeOnitely postponed, In tbc House this afternoon, by a unanimous vole. TUB HORSE RAILWAY SWINDLE. The corporators of the Chicago, Washing ton Street Tunnel, Peoples’ Horse Railway Company, hare not yet had their proposed swindle introduced into either House, and I fear that they bare abandoned the idea or doing so, the thing having been exposed The engineers, 1 believe, have left for home THE STATE LEGISLATURES. ILLINOIS. {Special Despatch to the Chicago Tribune.] Springfield, February 18. SENATE. PETITIONS. REMONBTRNCES, ETC., PRESENTED. Mr. SHEPARD’S petition of citizens of Pike County for reform schools. Mr. FORT’S remonstrance against the pas sage of the bill restraining catching of fish in Illinois River. CONSIDERATION OP TUB RAILROAD BILL. Mr. GREEN moved to reconsider the vote on the resolution instructing the Railroad Committee to report back Mr. Harlbnt’s Railroad Bill. Adopted. Mr. HUNTER moved the postponement of the resolution till July 4th. Mr. FULLER appealed to the Senators if It was fair to treat the friends of this Railroad Dill in this manner. He said there were ten Senators who favored the bill, and they should be allowed to have a hearing on the floor of the Senate. All he asked was that the bill should bo reported back from the committee, and its friends allowed to amend il, and consider It in open Senate. Mr. MUNN explained his course on the railroad question. He was in favor of Mr, Fuller’s bill at first, but be changed nis course because ho thought a stringent Rail road Bill might injure a certain raUroad en terprise la Sohtbern Illinois. Although he tbongbt the raUroad question had been suf ficiently considered here, and decided so far as it could be here, he would, as a matter oi courtesy, bo in fever of having the bill al luded to by Mr. Fuller reverted back to the Senate. . , Air, ADDAMS felt great astonishment at the manner in which this question had been r .reated, and the rights or Senators overrid

den, on this floor, by the railroad interest. It was a right of Senators to bo treated cour teously in this .matter, and he entered his protest ogalusf the tyrannical course of the , railroad monopoly advocates on this door. Mr. PINCKNEY was astonished at the ac tion of this Senate. When they came here , fresh from their oppressr'*! -onstituents, they voted by a majority of 18 to 7 In favor of re stricting railroads. Now they will not even allow the Railroad Committee to report a bill to the Senate. He came here strong for a railroad, restriction. When he could not get Sir. Fuller’s bill he wenLJor-Mr. Mack’s, but it seemed that even tb-' not get through. Ho had been , * that the Senate had been ,•» 3%. Ms .railroad question by the J o o o 3 - companies. 1/those men : y «e'g to the' feels, he would expose >5 *■* ga-r .o the country. : a -g 2 x jB suggesteddbatlf the Senator * ~ & S_ ?*3inientß of tbe lobby he ht cs «5 o ~Aney) would make a motion to .. ) K s a committee * investigation, with p ° '1 send for persons and papers. Mr. Ht-S “ER said be did not move to postpone the resolution to shield anybody, and withdrew It. He, bowever,-moved that tbe resolution calling on tbe committee to report do lie ou tbe table, lost—yeas, 11; nays, 38. Tbe question recurring on the passage of the original resolution, Mr. WEBSTER took tbe floor. He claimed that he bad kept his record straight on the railroad question. He bad voted for Mr. Fuller’s bill continu ally, and was yet for it; but be knew It could not pass, and was, therefore, opposed to opening the question again. He believed it was sought to open the controversy to affect tbe Now York railroad stock market, and allow Senators to make buncombe speeches for borne consumption. Mr. TINCUEU explained bis position on the question. He was in favor of restricting railroads, but would not go so far.as to cripple railroad enterprise throughout the State. air. REILY alluded to the statements of Pinckney—that lobbyists had told him that the Senate had been bribed to vote against railroad restriction. He alluded to the course of tbeCiilcago Time* in charging tbe Senate with being bribed, and read an article from that journal on the subject. lie de nounced the Times and its editor in rough terms. Sir. PINCKNEY wont into a history of the organization of the Railroad Committee and selection of its Chairman. He voted against Hack for Chairman of that Committee until Mack plcducd himself that he would go for restricting railroads. If he failed to pass the bill he (Mack) had prepared, he would account him guilty of deception. Other wise be would not. Mr. MACK said the reason he did not want to report hack Messrs. Fuller’s and Hurlbat’s bills was that he wanted to pass his own. M. ADDAMS said that since the question of the organization of the Railroad Com mittee had arisen he would state that he was for Mack for Chairman of the Commit tee. He was for him out of courtesy to him aa.au old Senator, and because of assurances be gave him on the Railroad question. Mr. MACK said he had been in favor of asserting State control over railroads by le gal and legitimate means. There was only a difference of opinion between Senators and himself. He had fought the question persistently, and had triumphed. He then gave a history of the railroad question, and defended himself from the attacks of Sena tors, claiming that he hud acted constantly in good faith to get through this General Assembly the best bill that could bo got through underthe circumstances. Mr, FULLER explained that all he wanted by getting these bids before the Senate to sec if thedrlcnds of a restrictive bill could not agree on some hill. He wanted Senator* afforded an opportunity to harmonize their views on this question. While action was pending the Senate ad journed. AFTERNOON' SESSION*, Mr. Fuller’s resolution was again taken up. Mr. MUNN moved the previous question, which was sustained. The resolution was then adopted—yeas, 14; nays, B—Messrs. Cohrs, Chittenden, Eastman. Green, Hunter, Mack, Shepherd and Tinclier voting In the negative. HOUSE MESSAGE RECEIVED. A message was received from the House that it had passed the bill for Caual and River Improvements. Mr. IVEBSTER moved that It be made the special order for to-morrow, at 10 a. m. Adopted. ItILLH RETORTED FROM COMMITTEES. Mr. MACK reported the bill from the Committee on Slate Institutions. locating ibe Industrial University at Champaign. Made the special order for to-morrow at two o’clock, by 13 yeas to 12 nays. Mr. EASTMAN reported back the bill for the location and Improvement of a park for the towns of South Chicago, Hyde Park and Lake. Ordered to a third reading. ACCEPTANCE OF PLAT FOB INTERMENT OF GOVERNOR CISSELL’S REMAINS. Mr. FORT offered a resolution which states that the managers of Oak Ridge Gem < tcry had agreed to donate a plat of ground for the Interment of Governor Bissell’s re mains, and recommending the acceptance of their otfer, and appointing tho following persons to superintend the selection of ground, and to receive the deed of land to the State: O. M. Hatch, ex-Governor John IVood, Jesse K. Dubois, Adopted. INQUIRY IS RELATION TO BRIBERT. Mr. FULLER offered resolutions pro viding for the appointment of a committee lo inquire ifany bribery or other improper Influences fapve been used to pass or defeat any bills that hove been before the Senate, with power to send for persons and papers, and swear witnesses. Adopted unanimously. Chicago and its million. Mr. EASTMAN introduced a bill to assert the control of the city of Chicago over the harbor of that city. Mr. 3fcCONNELL said there were legal questions in the bill that deserved the care ful consideration of Senators. If this bill passed it might convey to Chicago millions of dollars worth of properly that really be longs to the State. He hoped Senators wonld look into this question before voting on it- Mr. 3IACK thought the bill would not convey the fee of the land to tho city. Mr. EASTMAN said the object of the bill was to keep tbc harbor out of the clutches of private parties. The bill was referred to the Judiciary Com mittee. BILLS EJSi'OSED OF. A number of bills «cre then Introduced and referred, among them a bill to provide for tbc appointment of a State Ornitholo gist. The Senate then proceeded to consider bills on third reading. The.follo wing,among others, were passed: BUI to continue in force the law increasing fees of county ofllccrs in certain counties ; to incoipoiate the Quincy Water Works. BILLS CALLED UP The Penitentiary BUI was called up on third reading and ordered to lie on tho table and be printed. 3lr. HUNTER called up his bill to repeal the Registry Law on the third reading, and urged its passage. Mr.TINCHEK moved to lay it on the table until July 4th. Adopted by yeas 15, nays 0. Mr. MACK called up tbc bill to amend the General Banking Act on the third reading. It provides that old State Banka which have notes in circulation and securities Id the Auditor’s Oflice to pay them, may withdraw the securities and file a bond In • douhln the amount of notes out. If at the end of five years the notes are not presented, they arc to be debarred from collectioo. BUI passed. CHICAGO PABK HILL. The bill to provide for the location of a park in Cbicogo was called up and drew out opposition from Mr. 'Ward, who said that the city was already taxed too heavily to incur the debt that would accrue from mak ing this park. Hill lost—yeas 5; nays 17. HODSE. MORNING SESSION*—PETITIONS. Mr. GRAY presented petitions from citi zens of Knox County for tbc abolition of capital putXahment. REI'ORTS or STANDING COMMITTEES. Standing committees presented reports, which were acted upon in usual routine manner. APPROPRIATION BILL. The appropriation bill appropriating $174,000 for expenses of the State Govern ment In payment of officers’ salaries, etc., during the nest two years, -was taken up and passed. CALLED UP. Mr. ENOCH called up the Township Or ganization BUI, which with some triillep amendment was passed. BILLS PASSED. House bills, slightly amended by the Sen ate —none of them especially important— were taken np and passed again os amended. REFERRED, Boomer <fe Bonington's St. Lonis Bridge BUI passed to the Senate, was committed to the Cofnmittee on Banks and Corporotlons. the industrial university bill was taken up. Mr. HURLBUT moved to amend by inserting tbelast hid of Champaign County. Adopted, On motion theeubject was made the special order for to-morrow after noon, and ordered to be printed. The House concurred in the Senate amend ment of the House resolution for printing the records ol Illinois soldiers. Adopted. AFTERNOON SESSION. A bill for the protection of Stale institu tions was read a third time and passed. BURLESQUE BILL. Mr. VORIS presented a very humorous burlesque bill entitled "An Act for tbe dis location of the State Capital,” which was read. GOVERNMENT AID. The Senate resolutions favoring govern mental aid in the improvement of the Des Moines Rapids were concurred in. WAREHOUSE BILL. The new Warehouse Bill was put over to half-past three to-morrow. PROCEEDINGS lUPON APPROPRIATION BILL FOR NEXT GENERAL ASSEMBLY. Tbc bill making the necessary appropria tions Tor the expenditures for the next Gen eral Assembly, was called up. The House went into Committee of the Whole upon it, amended it slightly, reported it back, and passed It, OMNIBUS. An omnibus waa then mode np and put through, in which the moat important bills were as follows: To compel railways to fence their lines; to amend tbe charter of the Granville & Mattoon Railroad: to define tho duties of the Secretary ot State; to amend chapter 83 of tbe Revised Statutes with ref erence to court records; amending existing acts for the establishment of telegraphs ;"ln corporating Edgar Collegiate Institute; In corporating Kankakee Mole and Female Seminary; making eight hours a legal days’ work for mechanics. On this last bill a brief, bnt warm, debate sprang up, SHEPARD. BOND, TAYLOR and REINOLDS each advocating and SING ER opposing the bill. The entire vote was sixty ayes and eleven noes. Singer was the only Cook County member who voted, against the bill. VOTE ON mas PASSAGE OF THE CANAL AND EIVEB IMPEOVEiIENT BILL. The Canal and River Improvement BUI was taken up and read a third time and passed by the decisive vote oi 53 ayes to 38 nocs, as follows: Allen, Fox, Pope, Bailey. Gray, Reynolds, Baldwin, Green, of De R>an, Bccaley, . Witt, Sellers.' Bond, Griggs, Sedgwick, Bonn, Hampton, Shepard, Cwcy« Hanson, Shirley, Cassell, Heweth-v- Singer, Childs, HoHowdusll Salih, Clow, Bailout, Slacy, Coe. King, - - Stevenson, Collins, Leavlit, r Slrawn, Cockling, McGalliard, ' Taylor, . Cox, Moore, Thompson, Dissmoor, Oilman, Wakeman, Eddy, Parker, Webber, Enoch, Payne, Taeger, Eplcr, Pierce, Mr. Speaker. JTATB. Alexander, Farrell, Mackllo, Bates, Fonda, Metz, Bowyer, Green, of Jo Morphy, Btuper, Daviess, O'.cll, Campbell, Gregg, Ricks, Clemens, Hanna, ’ Sharp, Gorkins. Harlan, Stave. Cornwell, Hay, Wareo, Dennis, Johnston, Withers, Dolan, Jones, FILLIDUSTEIUNO. The nsnal clinching process of moving to reconsider and to lay that motion on tbe ta ble was gone through, and the great bill was passed beyond recall. MOKE OF THE OMNIBUS CONTENTS. For extension of the game laws in the southern portion of the State ; for the pun ishment of the crime of arson: for recap turing fugitives from justice; to prevent domestic animals running at largo in certain counties. SWINDLE DISPOSED OP. Tnc Chicago Elevator Company swindle Was completely washed by successive mo tions of indefinite postponement, reconsider ation, and to lay the latter on the table. Adjourned. TENNESSEE. [Special Despatch to the Chicago Tribune-] Nashville, February 18. The Senate took up the Suffrage Bill to day on Its third and last reading. A heroic effort was once more made to free the bill from the offensive sixteenth section, which provides that .the law shall not he so con strued as to permit negroes to sit on Juries or to hold office; bnt the motion to strike out was lost by a tie vote—lo to 10—all the Copperheads voting in the negative. After Ineficctual efforts to recommit, amend and postpone, the bill passed—l 4 to 7. Governor Brownlow immediately sent the following characteristic despatch: □on. John W Forney, Clerk of the Senate,' ■Washington.D. C.: The ftegro Suffrage Bill has passed the Senate— aye-* 14, noes 7. Itsow the law of the State. Sly regards to Andrew Pharaoh. (Signed,) Wm. Q. Moses, Governor ol Tennessee. The Governor explains this signature by saying that Andy, havlngabandoncd the role ol’Mobes, he thinks it necessary some one shonld take It np, and the part seems to fill! naturally to himself. The Senate also passed a short ond com pact Military Bill on a third reading, and it was immediately transmitted to the House. The latter body took up its own longer and more cumbersome measure, on a third reading Ibis afternoon, but the Senate bill was substituted for It by a veto of 33 to 20. The Union men hope lor‘a final vote to morrow. INDIANA, (Special Despatch to the Chicago Tribune J Indianapolis, Feornary 13. SENATE. Several temperance petitions were pre sented. A number of bills were reported from the committees, and eight new bills presented, but none of general interest. As a quorum was not present, legislation was blocked. HOUSE. The Congressional Apportionment Bill was amended by adding Monroe and Lawrence Counties to tbc Sixth District, and Putnam County to.the Fifth District. All amendments proposed by Democrats wore voted down. The atternoon session was consumed In dis cussing the Apportionment Bill and amend incuts. MICHIGAN. [Special Despatch to (be Chicago Tribune.] Lansing, Mich., February 18, Attendance small in both Houses to-day. Business light and unimportant. The Committee of Conference on the Con stitutional Convention Bill offered a report with tbc House bill so modified as to allow counties to send delegates equal to repre sentation in the lower House, bat to elect by counties at large instead of by single districts; also to allow any citizen of the dtate, otherwise eligible, to be chosen by any county or district. The per dxcm compensation Is fixed at four dollars. MINNESOTA. [Special Despatch to the Chicago Tribune.] St. Paul, Minn., February IS. The Maine Liquor Law, modified so os to be applicable to Minnesota, was Introduced in tho House to-day. Temperance men claim that they have strength enough lo carry it in both branches. The Opera House is to be opened on the 22d and the sale of tickets at auction will commence to-morrow. Maine. Augusta, Me., February 18.—Resolutions of sympathy for the Cretans were reported in the State Senate this afternoon. THE EE MANS, urcat Excitement in New York Over the News from Ireland-Volunteer* and Material Aid Coming Forward ftapldly—Public Meeting*to he Held Throughout the Country. New York, February 18.—The Fenian excitement In this and tho adjacent cities yesterday was of the most intense character. The news from Ireland, published yesterday, had the effect of causing a general migration of Irishmen from the upper part of the city about the newspaper omces and the bead quarters of tbc Feuian Brotherhood in Chatham street. The announce ment of meetings, open air demon strations, military conventions, etc., published this morning, indicate an earnest ness of feeling and a determination to begin a plan of action to co-operate with the revo lutionary party In Ireland on the part of Irishmen in this country. It is supposed that Stephens Is in some part of England, about to inaugurate a co operative movement la that country on a very extensive scale- A Fenian Congress wUI be held here soon, to form a new government for the organ ization. Ji call for volunteers to go to Ireland baa been made and promptly responded to. Money, to a very large amount, has been subscribed, and liberal promises of aid made to the leaders in the shape of arms, men and money. New York, February 18. —The Fenians profess to believe that tightlng is going on in Ireland, and are working with energy to send aid to tbc men in tbe gap. Colonel Downing’s card has met tbe most hearty response. Quite a number of respectably dressed young men have already had their names recorded and expressed a willingness to band over one hundred dollars each. Every ward In this city, Brooklyn, Wil liamsburg, and Jersey City, has contributed. Meetings of circles arc to be held all over tbe city, and in every State. Tbe object is to collect lunds, arms and clothing. V, It is understood that Mayor Hoffman con sented to speak at the great demonstration on Wednesday evening. Several other prom inent gentleman wiH be present. Colonel Roberts states that if any prac tical movement of a formidable and warlike character is commenced in Ireland, tbe Broth erhood, of which he Is tbe bead, will furnish all tbe aid in theirpowerto render itsucceas ful. In tbe meantime circles under tbe instruc tion of the Colonel are preparing another campaign against Canada which prom ised to be of a formidable character. THE FLOODS. Farther Accounts of Damage from Late Freshets—Bridges Demolished. Houses Inundated* and Steamers Driven from their mooring* and bank. Toledo, Ohio, February 18. —The ice in the Manmeo River, opposite this city, broke np yesterday morning, and moving down, gorged at the bridge at the foot ol Cherry street. The water rose rapidly, flooding the warehouses, lumber yards, casements, etc., along Water street, which were completely submerged at several points. The railway depot, the Island House Hotel, and a largo portion of the territory occupied by the railroad, and known as tnc- "Middle Ground.” are also inundated. At ahont 11 o'clock this morning, the Cherry street bridge, upwards of three fourths of a mile in length, gave way and nearly half of the entire structure was swept out. There were live persons on the wrecked portion, all of whom escaped on tbe Ice. The damage to this bridge will probably reach $15,000. Fears were entertained for the safety of the Cleveland & Toledo Railroad bridge, which baa been rebuilt during the present winter, and just completed, it was atone time in great danger, but was eared by stretching a train of heavily laden freight cars across It. The steamer City of Toledo broke from NUMBER 256. her moo fin £B, drifted down stream some distance, bat finally swam; alongside the Michigan Southern dock, where she was se cured. 'The small steamer Belle also went adrift and shortly disappeared lakeward, probably sank. Toward night the gorge broke, and the water ouickly subsided to the average level- It is reported that the bridge at Maumee City, ten miles above here, has been carried away, bat it lacks confirmation. Sr. ioms, February IS.—The river Is still rising, bnt not so rapidly, and at present there is very little danger of an overflow. The Missouri and Illinois Rivers are both subsiding, and while there Is plenty of water in every direction, there arc lea indications of a freshet here. Sx. Lotris, February 18.—The railroad bridge over the Eaw River, Kansas, came near washing away by heavy floods, bnt was saved by stringing out a train of heavy load ed cars. Accounts from the Southwest represent that the floods did great .damage. The Osage River overflowed its banka and swept away several houses near Warsaw. MEXICO. Transferor Blaxlmlllan’n Government from tbe City of Mexico to Puebla— movement of Troops—Tbe French Troops Bvacoale tbe Capital. New Toss, February 18.—The Herald's Mexican advices state that Maiimliiaa’s Government was to be removed to Puebla. The rear guard of the French army were to have departed from the capital on the Bth. Dorfirio Diaz had a command of twenty thousand men fifty-four miles from the cap ital. Miramon is reported to be treating with the Liberals for bis submission to that party. The troops under Castillo, who succeeded Mejia, are reported to bare been defeated by Escobedo. The exchange of prisoners was going on amicably. New Orleans, February 13. —Mexican correspondence says the French army with Bazaine evacuated Mexico on the Gtb. Max imilian remained at Vera Craz with Mar* quese in military command. The capture of Zacatecas Agua Colcnti, be increased according to the necessities byMiramore is con firmed. Jnarcz narrowly escaped. (£New Orleans, February 18.—Advices are received from Orizaba, Mexico, of the 11th lost. The final and complete evacuation of the capital by the French forces took place on the sth instant, and the whole expe ditionary corps was on the road to Yera Cruz. General Marquez, at tbe bead of 10,000 of Maxmillan’fl Mexican troops, bad been en trusted with tbe defence of tbe city of Mexico. ' Tbe Imperialists claimed that they had an army of 20,000 men well armed. Tbe Imperial Government had levied a tax of one per cent on tbe capital. Maxmiiian wears a Mexican uniform and reviews tbe troops in the streets of tbe city. The enthusiasm of tbe inhabitants for tbe Emperor Is renewed. Galveston, February 18.— The SuVctin has Brownsville dates to the 13tb. Major General Lew. Wallace arrived here yesterday, but left immediately for Cin cinnati. The Liberals are reported everywhere victorious. Escabedo and Trevino bad fought two battles with Miramon, who, in the last fight, was shot through both lees, and whose army was utterly routed. Zacatecas was reoccnplcd by the Liberals. The only force between Juarez and the City of Mexico were two thousand men un der Castile. Maximilian is at Hacienda, outside the city, and seemed paying no attention to affairs of State. Matamoras, February 15.— Official reports of General Escobedo to tbe President an nonnee that Miramon was completely routed by bis forces, leaving on tbe battle field a number of prisoners, all ids artillery, ammunition, trains and equipage. General Trevino and Colonel Pedro Mar tines, are pursuing him hotly. A courier who arrived this evening an nounced that not ten were left together of the Imperialists, under Mtramlon. Matamoras, February 13. On January sth after a battle of six hours, PattecLnro was occupied by the Liberal forces. Tbe artillery and war material oi tbe Imperialists fell into tbe bands of tbe Liberals. ITWAIT BBOTBERh Advertislna Atff 126 ilrartwro-Btq receive advertisements for all the leadioi pa|«is thrmhtat the United States and Canadas, Mantes. ■^7' ANTED— TO FIN’D Two or Xftoro Gentleman, To Join In building a Brick Block offlre boasts, on the nortbenat corner of Jackson and Jiorgan-sis. Honse and hot to coat about 83*300, Apply at 177 JLaue-st. sttttok at BunntTr. ■^y ANTED —Every one to call and er- TVlckhan’s Burglar Alarm. State, connty and city rights for sale. Terms to cn't all. Also, stncla Alarms for sale, office, 193 Dear* born-st.,Boom 14. ap stairs, Chicago. lU. TXTA^TED —By a man who is tbor- VV onehly practical, and understands the Archi tect and Bnildioß bos in ess. A Position to Take Charge of and Superin tend the Erection of Buildings, Addresq 181 Bumslde-ste Cnicsgo. JJIBBONS. —Old satin ribbons wanted. Parties having an old stock of Satin Blbbons which they are willing to sell at prices wnlch will repay me tor rt-djelag and finishing, can dispose ol ihsu br ad dressing J.E. HODGKINS, 81 Mllk-at., Boston, Box 2193, stating quantity of each nnmoer, without re nurd to color. &o Kent. TO RENT TUB SECOND AND THIRD FLOORS OVER NO. 118 L.AKE-ST. Rich room Is U br ISO feet, veil adapted tor any light jobbtne basicus. Fortermr,Ac. L at>plyto j. a. sMira ± co. Kcal instate. ORTH DEaRBORN-ST. Two Excellent Dwelling Houses, On North Dearborn BL, last north of Chlcago-ar. These buildings are frame, oc stone foundation, coo* tain eleven rooms each, bare gas, water, water-closet, bathroom, gcod cellar, and excellent bams In the rear. These Donscs can be Hold Together or Scpa- rarely. For particulars apply to WRIGUT & TYRRELL. 6 Urtropolltaa Block. JHajSfliuc bailees. TITASONXO. —Chicago Lodge, No. 437, JjJi A. F. AA- M. There will be a Regular Comma* mention of said Lodge, this, TUESDAY EVENING, AT THE TEMPLE, jll Members are requested to attend. Bmlnies on hand. By orner of the W. M. L. Secretary. artists’ fftatetials. A RTISTS’ materials OF EVEBT DKSCBIPTIOy, AT JEVNE &, AZ.MINFS, Igg A iftmisetnentg. ■pj'ATUKE GNTEILED. ' L ' TO BE SEEK AT THE NEW TORE MUSEUM Of* ANATOMY OKTIjY. -</)Q THE BALL KEEPS -j AQ IVO ROLLING. lUO BRAND still continues to make elegant CarUs de 1 ■Visitant the very lowest prices. PROOFS SHOWN. Number of sittings oulimltcd. We are bound to salt yon. Brlngallyonrold pictures. If joa value them, and hare them copied anc enlarged. PBOF. W. O. MULL, The rmlrent Fhoto-Portralt-Pamter, Is engaged exclu sively at this establishment. Bemember, No. 108 Lake-fit. is the Place. CAHTZ2B OOT.Y $1 PflH POgßlf. gensignmentg. QKANGES AND LEMONS. 1,000 buses Oranges and Lemons, Arrlvlntr.sndforsaleby * EISENDRATH * CO., 117 £onth Waier-st. A PPLES, B 7 TBS CAB LOAD, Or In lots to salt purchasers. Also, fresh shipments of ORANGE!} AND LEMON!*. For sale by H. H. MARSH, 130 Sooth Water-st. ffliHooP anß <Coal. O°WII.MISGTON BttinOE GOSE ! Gardner Coal Co have on Hand thin, hard, well screened, and free cram Imparities. Illinois Coal. Best Coal yet toatd in the West. Bene In vonr orders by mall, and pay on delivery, st |3.00. Address F. T. AD AUB.P.O. Box 870. Yard, 119 BeacMU, corner Taylor. Wot Side. _ 13aper Rangings. MAKCOTTE & CO., Furniture and Decoration. Largest and choicest assortment ol French Imported Paper Hangings, Of all kinds. Warerooms. 3.5 and 7 East Fourth-at. HEW YORK CITY. Liberal to ms to the trade. jptockjioniets' faceting. OFFICE MERCHANTS' SAVINGS, LOAN AND TRUST CO. „ w „ CincAßo. Feb. S, IBC7. The Annn»i Ueeticß ol the stockbolders of the Mer chants* Savings. Loan «nd Trust Company, for the elec tloa of Trastaca, will he held at the office of said Com pany. In Chicago, on MONDAY. Marco 4th. between the hoars ofioa.ra. and Urn. L.J. QaQB, Cashier. gtanepottatum. gPECIAL NOTICE. TO SHIPPERS OF FREIGHT To. Si. Louis. THE Chicago, Pack fsland £ Pacific R.R. IN CONNECTION WITH Illinois Hirer Packet Co., la sow prepared to transport PpodocS) a&d atl kinds of Treig-ht, Between Chicago and St. LonI?, And Intermediate Points on Illinois River* Tin First-class Steamers from Peoria, At LOW BATES, and with PROMPT DESPATCH. Boats Leave Peoria and St. > Louis Daily. For information as to rate*, apply to LEWIS VXELE, General Freight Agent, Boom 0 Dickey's Building, C. W. MATBV&Tf Freight Agent, cor. Clark and Taylor-sw. Iy Bills Lading igoed ONLY at Freight Depot. JQ agricultural implements. JjTJB&T * BRADLEY, MANUFACTURERS OF PLOWS, Sulky Cultivators, Sulky Hay Rakes, Cornstalk Cotters, Field Rollers, Harrows, Scrapers, Wheelbarrows, And other Agricultural Implements. A large assortment constantly on hand. Liberal dis count* and inducements offered to Dealers. SEND FOB PARTICULARS. Nos. 56, .58 60 & 62 North Jefferson-st. CHICAGO, ILL. personal. pEKhONAL— The undersigned haring made tiro very valuable In ventions, wants to have an Interview with some busi ness man, lor tbe purpose cl obtaining some help to present the Inventions tothe public. The undersigned Is satisfied that he can give tho moat skeptical person sufficient explanation In regard to value and utility, None but boa In ess men need address, “H B," Fox 2341. iiJartnnafilpis. JV6SOLUTIO2I OF COPARTNER- I / SHlP.—'The c*partnei«ilp heretofore existmz under the name and arm of LANE. FOSTER * CO, «asdU*olTedontbe9thd»y of February, by Geo. W. Bray ton aeUlnc his Interest to Clark Woodman. AH outstanding Incebtedieda against and firm and all debts due will be sallied by the new Arm. JOSEPH LANS. CHAS. R. POSTER. GEO. W. BRATTON. Chicago, 11L, February 9th,1367. NOTICE OF COPARTNERSHIP.—The undenigned have this dsv formed a copartnership under tbe name and style ol LANE, FOSTER A CO, for tbe purpose of a general milling business, at t*e comer olLOca and Despialnes-ats. JOSEPH LANE. CQAS. K- FOSTER, CL ABE WOODaLAfi. Chicago, 111, February 9th, 1957. QOPARTNERSHIP NOTICE. The nrdertlgaed have this day formed a copartner ship under the name and style of MOKSE, LOOMIS 6c CO., . For the manufacture and sale of Clothing, ard have taken ebamnera Nos. 74, 76 and 7S Michi-an-av., corner of Lake-st. CHA6. A. MORSE. HfLAS W. LOOMIS. Chicago. C. W. FB EEL AND. BEARD A CO., Boatoo. CMcazc, January lit, iSS7. /CHICAGO & CINCINNATI RAIL- V ) BOAD BONDS.—WUI he sold at public auction, by JOSI PH L. HENSHAW, Attbo merchants’ Exchang'd Reading Room, m Rotton. nsDh. on f*atnrday* March 2d, 12*67. at 12# o'clock P- nt • 1100,000 of tbe first mortgage 7 per cent bonds ol tbe Chicago £ Cincinnati Railroad Company, with tho coupons since October, 1500. Inclusive, attached. The said bonus are brtdaa collateral lot theaotesof asld company, and will Pe sold for the non-payment thereof Ihe Udc of the toad upon which said bonds are **- eared is ftom Dotrsnsport to Valparaiso, is tbs State o 1 Indiana, and now forms a consider# rile part of tbs Important Itn-! known as the “Chicago A Great East ern Bauoad.” The sectxrttle* mar be examined on application to the auctioneer. The tale to be strictly /wreath* and the purchasers will be required ’o pay to the auction eer. Are per cent on the amount of their hurt, aa ear nest money, at the time of sale, and the balance within three days thereuter. $50,000 T 0 LOA * Oxx First-class Real Estate. Apply to BOZKT * CUMMISGS. Real Estate and Loan Brokers. 89 LsSa'le-st. Uemsbals. OF REMOVAL. The New York Museum BAS BEHOVED TO 96 Eondolph-sf., cor. of Dearborn. WONDEE OF WONDEES! To be seen only at the NEW YORK MUSEUM OF ANATOMY. fainting. jpKESCO PAINTING DONE BY JEVNE & AL.MINI, 159 164 Clarfost. patents. RADIES, TRT THEM. HUBBELL’S PATENT HAIR CRIMPER! JUST OUT. For Sale at all Millinery and Fancy Stores. QARL’S PATENT ** BBICB machine. Office and manufactory 63 South Jefferson-ct. Pet and deecripute circular address JL H. SARD, 0$ South Jeftesoa-au Cbicaxe* Stales. gPEOIAL NOTICE. - -OA*lW!II«llW'V «l vu. >H n <.-.riw<igi gCti«f in' th» Hove Scale Company, we cheenully recommend them to the patronage of the public. FRANK. 61 URGES & CO. Chicago, Feorcary ISth, iser. The Bowe Scale Co., ot Brandon, Vt- rerpectfully Inform tie public that the arrangements lor t>e sale of their Scales In th* 1 West dnrltg the last ten rears Car tag expired by limitation of the contract, tier have decided to assume the same, for the purpose ot being nearer their large Western pstmoaee, and bare ap points Mr. JAMES T. WDIFFLH, who has beena**o clated with the enterprise since iSJi, tbelrAz-nt. We shall continue the oosmeM at the old stand. In the store of Messrs. Frank Stnrgea 4 Co., 199 and 301 Randolph-*.. HOWB SCALE CO. JAMES T. WfIIPPLE, Agent. Chicago. Febroarr 13.1367. . _ Jfot Sale. p BEAT BARGAIN—One ol the most \DT valuable WATER POWER PRIVILEGES Is the West, situate within tarty miles ot this city, and suitable tor any kind of tnanaCattariog worm. u of fered for sale, for cash, by immediate application, at kSpercentol luactual raloe. Good stone dam.sev eral acres ol land, npon which are good stone In abun dance. Ibr repairs or Improvements. Apply ol 13 Exchange-place, between the hoars of 10 a. zn. and l p.m„ or Oom 3 to 4 p.m. A BGILLO TTORKS The ArgiHo J~\ Works. At Carbon CUf£ Bock Island County, 111., manulactore Yellow, Rockingham and Stone Ware, Terra Cotta for building, drain pipe, and KIKE R K I i: i£, all of which they sell cheaper lhancio be bough tat any other ruagprytory in the United States. TfOB SALE— Shingle, Stave and Barrel Machinery, Comprising shingle mills, beading mills, shingle and heading Jointers, stare Jointers, stave co'ter*, Dsadlng rounders and planers, equalizing and cut-oa saws, Ac. ah new. of our own man mac tare, and warranted. FPLLBB A FORD. 383 and 384 Maoisoa-it. ■DARE CHANCE FOR MERCHANTS. 14 FOB SALE; A CAEEJTJLLT BBLBCIED STUCK OP Dry Goods, Groceries, Ac. Invoicing about gISJXtt; aU purchased within s year rate and lease on store. Stare located In a thriving town a short distance from Chicago. Satisfactory rev Sons given for sel lng. For particulars Inquire or E. V, BOBBINS. Commission Merchant. 83 LaSalie-sUChicago. JBBucatumat, INSTITUTE OF DRAWING, SDR veylnz and Civil Engineering, at Tollestoo. Lake Co, Indiana, 2b n lie* from Chicago, crontagof M-C. and J'-fLW.AC. B. Ra, ope-a April 15, n: til Sepr. 15. f3O to be a Draftsman. |3a a Surveyor, |3O a Civil Bcgmcer. Drawing teachrr* sent to club* of X 0 to 10 scholars. Address, A. VAN DEB NAILLEN, fora clr colar. TTNIYERSITY OF NOTKB DAME, I. ) NOTKS DAUB, IND.—The next Wm ol thu well-known lutltotlon will commence oa toe FIBST OF FEBBC ART. Stni'enß, however, can ent«r at any time doring tnc year. For Catalogues and more kart]colar Infor na tion apply to Bar. w. COBBY, S. S. Pree’C Central Noticed. COMMERCIAL NATIONAL BANK or Chicago. Chicago, m., Fjbmary ia, is*. , from this data ttMOflca or this Bask vis teat y No. 55 Dearborn-st, j Betntea Lake ud BuMik. j SLI>. BBCfIATAy, CmUtr. f "VrOOAL CULTURE AT THE OPERA V HOCsp.—Tte dim (xstpoaed oo aeeosstaC : ProL McCoy’s extreme SBgagedaea* la private Icmma.. I wlUmeestoriheSratieaefaaaloliowi: Colter* graduate** class, aS 7 o'clock. Tsrfniteif * evening. February rlth. Ladles' and sssaemea’s elm. al 7 o'clock; Fsbraary . 18th. *-• _ MERCHANTS ~AND~OTHE!!3I an English Merchant nov in Chicago, who Is rrtora log to Koelafld si a tew days, for bi* family, voaid te glad to undertake comm Wops ibr the taleor porchaan of merchandise, Apply to Box 680. Post Office, Chicago. 4 BUSINESS MAN "WANTS TO connect hlxaaell «lUi a good bOAtneaa hooaa «■ either u partrer cr on salary. Baa good ao> ooalntaroe In the city and the Northwest. Would net object to a house rayba what they would do by bis a/ter six month** serrlee. Address B. W. ELLIS, Attorney at Law. Qfflcc. So. 1 Had** Block. Chicago. OIL STONES. Something New. OU Stone*. Razor Hone*. Emery Wheel*. Camera* Stones. Machinists’ CquaUzing ntooca. elc_ at low pice*. mamtoctored b> the EMERY OIL &TONK COW 144 Fnlecn-et, Chicago. Made of anydntred grsdo of grit, and informs to loltaay shaped tool. FAIRBANKS, QKSBNLBAF A CO„ , General Agent*, 226 and 3318 Lake-st. J^OTICE.— The following letters too The Bask of Bloatroal, To onr care, win be delivered to tbs parties to whoa they are addressed, on proper Identification: A. J. Alexander, John Larson, E. Walter, C. flak ier. S. W. Townsend, D. McLean. A. Beckwith, James Thompson. GEO. C. SMITH & 880., Banker*. -IS LaSaUe-»L. A RMY OFFICERS. SSO 2DETRA. Ten arc entitled to 15.00 a month more pay lor time served betwren M»y Ist 13&I. and March 3d. Is©. Ap ply to or address ISAAC K. HITT A CO., 63 Clark-sc, Chicago JU. TJATE2ST OFFlCES.—lnventors -who JL wi»h to uke oat l,cttera Patent ora advlied to eoanrcl with MITNN & CO., Editors ot the SclmaUc An ertcar. who have proaecnted claims before too Patent office for marly twenty year*. Tlutr American and European Patent Aeraeyfls Urn most extensive a the world. Charges lesa Utah aay olner reliable asecry. A pamphlet, containing toll lascactlcns to Invest* on, issentgratJi. Address MUSN A CO, 37 Park-row. New York. ■J^CTICE. Cmcsoo A Alton Hatlboad Covpatt, > BcvucmciDEST’s Orrtcx, Ctucago.Feb.lt, 1357. ( On account of the toss of an Important bridge, on this Hue, by freshet, no tnrongb trains will leave Chi cago for Springfield UU Outlier notice. The Wilmington Accommodation Train wIH ran os Us regular time. HOST HALE, Gen*t Snp’L ■\TOTTCE. —An instalment of fifty cents JLv upon a share of stock la the Northwestern Plane Boad Co, is called lor, to be paid In to toe Treasurer on the 20tn ol 11arch text, at bis office, No. 33 South Ciark-au Byorderof theDlrectcrs. Chicago. Ffp. 13. 1867. M. LULL. See*r. fainting. TJ OUSE PAIOTING DONE BY JEVNE & ALMIINT, 153& 154 Ciarlc«Bt. pLAbTIC SLATE ROOFING. A TEST OF nVB TEARS ha* demenstrated the superiority oi th» cateiial over every cteer now known. A aaatlo—lt adapts ttsd! to every »h*pe and slope, from fist to pen enotcolar. covering the Whole reel without seam or joint. Non-coaibmCDle—it I* net the means of tietlroi/iug your property, bat of protecting it- Non-expensive—n»at Eorcold.no mat ter bow Jcfcose, can compel It t' expand or contract. Impervious—water nor even atettm, can penetrate cr dissolve it. Undressing—lime and the elements only mature and perfect it. To sum up the whole matter. It is Fire, IVater and Frost Proof, and UeJitoper than any othergoodmaterial, and better loan the meat expensive. The New York Tribune In fpcsfctnz of it sayi:**W* consider this inTcntjoa tbe creaustbooc ot the age. 1 * The Farmer'a Club oi the American Institute pro ronneethe Invention ooeef the meet important ever discovered. For Ue put yesrwe ha vd been enzazed In snuolylnc this material to toe people oi lumou and Wisconsin, and from the many fiattetlaz testimonial now on dir In our office, we teal warranted in saying, to thdr ca me satisfaction- ROOFING FELT, and also the new SHEATHING FELT used lor bnloz bntlolnga, asd COAL TAB con stantly on band at lowest market rates. Circulars sect on application, atd for rights. Apply to WHJTACKB £ RAYMOND. Nolire to 13apnr=iHafccrs. jq’OTICB TO PAPER-MAKERS. Omc* of tux n-rnßosTatio Pares Coarasr. > Maoaaa, Fains, February 1.1357. J To Paper Manufacturers t We are Informed that offers hare been made to Mao ciactnrera by one HEECU, for tie tale of right* lor oleacblng paper Palp byFQenaatlc pressure °nd»r • Patent lamed to him; we therefbre deem It proper to notify an persona Interested, that the process of said Meechlsa Direct and Positive Infringement of the Patents and Rigl ts of this Company; That his whole process is embraced in the processor this Company, and covered and protected la direct . terns by onr Patents; and (hat we shall proaecnte for Infringements all persons who attempt to osc the Pneumatic process under grants hom said M«ch- We trust this will be sufficient notifies tlca to all hon orable men, and we give it cl/enlatica to save teem and os from vexations and expensive litigation here after. Sm c. woodruff* ■President. A.M. SAsnsoa, Vice President, g. Prmßosx, Treasurer. ISTeto 33uilirations. jyjASSAOHUSETTS Ef THE REBELLION. A RECORD OF THE Position df the Commonwealths And the servlets cf the LEADISO STATESMEN. THE MILITARY. THE COLLEGES, AND THE PEOPLE, 'in the cryiL WAR 'or isoi-os. By P. C. ol “Josephine," etc. This Important publication has been prepared with the ntmost care.and vIU be pronounced Incomparably tbe moat valuable local contribution to the hlttorr ot the Rebellion yet published. Us interest to every son or daughter of M machasetta, nr. Inneed, of Now Eng* land, cannot be exaggerated. It contains Eight Steel-Plate EmrrATlocn, Including likenesses ot THIRTY-TWO eminent rivtl lana and military men, living ar.d deceased, price, In cloth, ft M; sheen. |3AO; balfcalC. 17.00. PUBLISHED BY SDBSCRIPriON. Copies sent by mall, postage paid,on receipt of price. GEO. C. BAUD ft AVERT, Publishers. BOSTON, MASS. Agents wanted everywhere. Addreas GEO. * C. W. SHERWOOD, 106 Chicago, General agents tor the West. Business (£arhs. A E.KEJTT & GO., * COMMISSION MERdIANT.W, 7 O Brond-St., New York, AND 163 WashlsgisMlii Cbl'^q ,< v WIL WISDOM & SON, MANUFACTURERS OF SASH, DOORS, BLHO>9 f Mouldings, Scroll Sawing,Taming, *c^ 97 North corner of Ohio, Chicago. UNDERWOOD & CO., General Commission Herciiams, Cor. LaSalle and Was&iagton-sta, CHICAGO. Give particular attention to both baying and —w«y Crain, Flour, Seeds, Pork, Lard, Beef, Tallow. Property bought and held on matrioa. sail stid «oe» In this or Eastern markets. tW~ Special rates ol Coro mission made to thoee wfcf tarnish their own money Ibr large parehaMS ol nrav etty to be held tor tale by at. w P. 1m Underwood. Ben. W. OndenrMfc "YYTETH & VANDERYOORT MALTING COMPANY, Nob. 2 and 4 Michigan-av., B*nn£ac(iueni of flTmlx and Dealest tM Barley and Bye. Or We keep constantly on hsnd stocks ot prune Barley and Bye Matt, which we an prepared to sen the lowest market rates. ffiotoßcr. pOWDEB! POWDER ! The Hazard Powder Company are at ail times tally itocard with >*pomnc. Aligtag and Bloating Powder. All orders filled and forwarded promptly. T. A. MAE*U & CO., Agents, 47 Sooth IVaier-sr . Olctts. Jfccß Q.ROUND OIL CA.S.EI Is the Cheapest feed tn the Market FcrslOCkOfiUtadh ►> w No, 70 North Gthtca-sU