Newspaper of The Chicago Tribune, March 11, 1867, Page 2

Newspaper of The Chicago Tribune dated March 11, 1867 Page 2
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Chicago tEribime. DAILY, TEI-TTEEKXY AHD WEEKLY, OFF ICE, Ho. 31 CLAUIt-ST. TUer«aretiireee«iitionHortijeTßrßUs* Issued. Ist. very morning, for circulation by earners, newsmen and tbe maUs. u. Tbe Tei-Wucelt, Mondays, Wed todays and Fridays, or th* mails only; and the Wseext,ou Thursdays, for the malls and sale at our counter and bv newsmen. 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The able, astute and affable editor of the' Peoria Transcript in the midst of some pro- Jonnd and courteous rcmaiks on the subject ol the tariff, says; “Wc mas' protest against the sbi:d2?s charac acter of’Uc Tuiiivst’s free trade diatribes. Tin ides that an lurrcared duty on a cer*a»u article cocs sot terd to the benefit ol tse Ameri can producer of mat arilctc. Is really new. The Tribune ought lo net a patent on It.” The able editor inadvertently falls into a slight error in denominating opposition to an increase of ataiill already far higher than any previous one “free trade diatribes.” lu Henry Clay’s time, a tariff framed by himself which averaged thirty-three per cent, was called by friendandfoea “ protectivetariff,” but our talented friend in Peoria has pro prcwul a {Treat tvo j beyond the old fogy notions of Clay on that subject. The “idea,” be says, “that an increase of duty on an article docs not tend to the ben efit of the American producer of that article, is really net c.” We don’t claim to be its originator, os it was borrowed from the Hon. Justin S. Morrill, Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, who is the leading “pro tectionist” in Congress. He declared, in his elaborate and carefully prepared speech, of January24,lßo7, “that the year 1800, just previous to the war, i can the most prosperous one, y* oft respects, that our country ever expe rienced,” which is undoubtedly the fact. The value ofthe manufactured products of that jear exceeded tiro thousand milUour iu ’gold. The tariff then levied was only twenty percent., with a large free list besides. Since then the tariff lias been increased eleven lime% and Mr. Morrill has been an influen tial advocate of each addition to it. The tweqly per cent rates of tbe prosperous year iscO, Late been swollen to upwards of sixty per cent, including the late wool and ■woollen addition toil. How much have these clt veu increases of the tariff benefited or “ pro tected” the “American producers of arti cles ?” How much more flourishing and prosperous are our manufacturers note, with 00 per cent on Imported products, than they were when the impost was but *2O per cent, or one-third as high ? Let Mr. Morrill answer the question. In his recent speech on the Internal Revenue tax bill, he said; “If there are any gentlemen who disbelieve the recitals enreemhu idle factories, forges, rur tiac's end four-dt lee, and uho think that we or* s;lll on the (op icore vfprosperi 'y, and so maybe willing to vcLlore a deeper cu« into our revenues, 1 invite them to look at the comparative returns of some of our principal railroads, to the present B*ale of onr navigation Interest*, to the decline of the commerce of oar canals, to onr diminished extort trade in cattle, horses, hogs, beef, batter, cot»en and manufactures of cotlon, iron, copper nnd together wi'h numerous other articles. 3 his Is an exj>Ggi'ion of which lUaze tU f d'tAle, but which 1 shall not, unless compelled to do so, place upon the records.” Now, if eleven additions to the tariff in the short space of six years, being one every V, eSftaTKitfis, have wrought this disastrous yfcg-effcct on the productive industry of the 'r country, is it rational to suppose that a txcilfih increase of the tax will restore pros perity or “protect” the interests of the people? The necessities of the Government require high duties to produce sufficient revenue for its support, ard it Is useless to dispute and wangle over the abstract or relative merits of “free trade” and prohibition. The Gov ernment can afford to adopt neither system, for cither -would he destructive of revenue from imposts. For seventy years the Gov ernment has been mainly supported by duties levied on imported property, and we presume will be for the next seventy. With the interest and principal of a national debt of $2,300,000,090 to pay; with a pension list caused by the rebellion, of SUO,COO,OX) per annum ; with two or three hundred millions yet due and unpaid to our veteran soldiers to equalize their bounties ; with the cost of oar great California rail ways and other projected works of inter state Improvement to be provided for, be sidesthe army and navy to be maintained, and ail the other expenses of the Govern ment to be met. the proposition of free trade or prohibition becomes an abstraction for protestors of political economy to discuss before their classes, but neither would be possible to adept in the existing condition of Federal affairs. amount of duties levied oy any tariff whether high or low la ultimately paid out of the pockets of the consumers of the goods and not by the for eign manufacturers. Whatever rate the tariff may be, it is a tax on oursdves. Some people think that American industry derives an incidental benefit trora this tax on our imported property. They have an idea that the duty in some way hinders and pre vents importation, aud causes more articles to he mace in this country than otherwise would be bat for the tax, and this snpposed obstruction to the acquisition of property of foreign production is called “ protection,” and is deemed beneficial to the country. But another class of people equally numerous, as well as sincere in their convictions, hold to just the contrary opinion. They deny that protection to industry Is found in a tar iff, and contend that a tariff is nothing more or less than indirect taxation of the people, and should be no higher than is sufficient to furnish the necessary amount of revenue for the support of the Government; they admit that with the present needs of the Government the tariff must continue for a long time to come to be very high. But they insist that it is already at high water* mark, and should he reduced rather than increased. These : opposite views of the effect of a tariff on the industry of the country are held with equal sincerity and tenacity. Nobody has an interest In being deceived as to the truth of the matter, It may be possible that each side is partly right and partly wrong. The Chicago Tribune believes, from all the lights it can collect and investigation it has made, that a higher tariff than the existing one is not needed for revenue purposes, and would be injurious to the public weal. We cannot discover that an increase of indirect taxation “ protects” industry or promotes production, nor can we comprehend how the interests of the people are benefited by en hancing the cost of living or making manufac tured products dearer to the consumer. It is an undeniable fact that after each addition to the duties, the makers and sellers of do mestic goods advance their prices to corres pond with the increase of the tariff, and that no additional market for domestic articles is obtained, tor the simple reason that thopur oLocor line no pecuniary inducement held out to blm to prefer the domestic to the for eign article. This advance in the prices of both home and imported goods causes an ad vance in the cost of living, and in the rates of wages, and consequently an equivalent In crease, in the expense of subsequent produc tions of fabrics. Therefore it Is, that foreign gcodsflow intothe countryjnst as briskly un der tbe present fifty-six per cent, tariff as under tbe twenty per cent- duties of ISCO ; and the present high tariff proves in practice to be even less “protective” or effective in hindering importation than the low tariff of six years ago, while it is almost destructive to exportations of our manufacturers. From this survey of the subject would it not be proper and advisable 'for papers like the Transcript to modify their epithets, and restrain their intemperate ical for excessive duties? The Ciiicago Tribune has perhaps forty limes greater pecuniary stake than the Transcript in the material welfare of the country, and consequently forty times great, cr pecuniary reasons for advocating that tar iff system which will do the most good and least harm to the people. Whatever financial system Injures them also injures it, and vice versa. The Tribune’s opinions on the tariff question arc not warped by old chronic prejudices or controlled by partisan aims; but it is a sincere seeker after the truth. The Bepuhlican party is not com mitted either to free trade or prohibition, to a high tariff or a low tariff; therefore in the discussion of this topic there should be perfect toleration of opinion and candid and dispassionate investigation of tbe subject in all its aspects and relations to the public good. THE STKVEWS COXISIITTEE. In the House of Representatives on Fri day, Mr. Stevens made an attempt to resur rect the so-called Reconstruction Committee, which fortunately expired with the Thirty ninth Congress. He was temporarily thwart* ed under the ojieration of the two-lhirds rule; but the vote showed a majority to be in favor ol his motion. He will doubtless try It again; but we hope he may not suc ceed. The country wants no such commit tee. Its history shows that it was the chief obstacle in the way of reconstruction during tbo last session. Its study seems to have been “how not to do itand if it is revived it should be named the Obstruction Commit tee. All- propositions in regard to reconstruction were referred to •without debate, and that was the last ever heard of them. Not until a few days prior to the adjournment did it bring forward any proposition whatever; and that was a proposition to remand the South under military rule, without disturb ing the President’s so-called civil govern ments in the Southern States. It was, in fact, a proposition to postpone tho subject of reconstruction indefinitely. Congress spurred on by the people, who had grown restive and indignant at the inexcusable delay, so amended the bill that, wheu it finally passed it, retained scarcely a trace of the original, and was accepted by the loyal party as a very satisfactory measure. The country will not soon forget that the work of reconstruction was at last accom pitched In spite of Mr. Stevens and his com mittee ; and with this fact impressed upon their mind they have no desire to sec that committee revived. Furthermore, the work of reconstruction is now so far an accomplished fact that there is no immediate call for the further action of Congress, unless it he to provide certalu de tails for carrying oat the measure, which shall in no wise effect its fundamental princi ples. The terms have been prescribed and the promise distinctly made, -that whenever they are complied with the Southern States shall be admitted to the Union. That prom ise must and will he kept. The people of the South are already preparing to organize mi der the new plan'. Virginia takes the lead, and her action will bo followed rapidly by tbe other insurrectionary States. Does Mr. Stevens propose to disturb tbe basis of restoration established by the Thirty ninth Congress ? If not, why seek to reani mate the close-corporation, the reconstruc tion monopoly, of which he stood as the acknowledged head ? We believe tho resur rection of that committee would have a ten dency to discourage tbo Sooth in its evident disposition to act. It would create a fear that after all the, terms ofthe new Reconstruction law are not final and that still other condi tions will be Imposed. If Mr. Stevens enter tains any such idea be entirely misappre hends the sentiment ofthe Northern people. They are satisfied with tho terms prescribed in the new law, and they will insist that tbe agreement to admit the rebel States, on compliance, shall be carried out in good faith. The loyal party of the nation is not influenced by any desire to wreak vengeance on the South, and is as much opposed to vindictive legislation or bad faith on.the part of their representa tives, as they are to the President’s original policy of unconditional restoration. Any attempt to disturb the adjustment now so happily within reach, will subject Us author to the contempt and indignation of every honest man. THE LATEST “ IMCVOCUING IQO.V ST£R.» The New York Work?, in an article of tbe most rabid character, and which surpasses in denunciation the fulminationa of “ Admi ral ” Serames, holds up the Reconstruction Law to the horror of mankind, and for rea sons which It will be well for mankind to study. 'For instance, it says: “ In South Carolina, where the black population ;s largely m excess of the white, the Stale Govern ment is. for all eflecilvc purposes, made over from tbe white to the black race: and also In every other State where tbe union of tbe white citizens Is not so compact and unbroken chat no while faction can be found to co-opcrate with the ne groes ” Is it not horrible that in this , nineteenth century, while alljtbe nations ofthe*earth are throwing off the chains which restrain tbe liberty of tbe people, South Carolina—aye South Carolina, should feel the hand of ren ovation, and that the Government of the State should be taken away from the minori ty and actually placed in the hands of the majority! This offence esceedeth human endurance. The KiugofPrussia hasdecreed universal suffrage throughout Notbern Ger many; but for the United States to extend the same privilege to South Carolina, and place it in the power of the majority of the voters to elect the officers of the State, Is an unprecedented outrage for which there can be no extenuation. The TTbrfrf continues: “Judge Comstock states That mgro suffrage Is be real hinge of the entire controversy ; but he tails to recognize that negro satlragc is so ex plicitly enacted In the bill as to leave to the South no other choice than how they will manage u. If bis advice U followed, the State Govern- T)Cf.ts will bo Africanized by the defection of whiles eiionpb to make tbe negroes a majority, rod coi.trof their vote In tae interest of the Ibn-Scals.” Ib it not atrocious that negro suffrage U so explicitly enacted that it cannot be repudia ted ? And is it not horrible to contemplate that, in those States 'where the whites are in a majority, a sufficient number of the whites will inevitably vote with the negroes, and thus rule the State ? The fact that a majority ought to rule may do very little In a city where the constituency elect such men as Brooks, Wood and Morrissey, but when that rule Is applied to a State where the ma jority -will plpot. quite a different class of representatives, then the majority rule becomes insupportable, and it is “infamous” ! to require the minority to submit to be de prived of a supremacy which they have in herited from their ancestors. If these negroes would vote the rebel ticket, then the “ Africanization” of the South would be no wrong, because it would show a people united In the cause of treason : but when these colored men will vole the Union ticket, then the tyranny Is unendurable, and “ liber ty lies hurled in the grave of the Consti tution.” The TTorW proceeds : Would U were true, that the Pont hern people still retain pos>es-iou of their S'ate Governments! Dot the negro svjfrog* monster is let loose acorgst them, and no choice is lef* but either to manage it, or be devoured by it. Further oppo -itl(.n to it is Idle, because h cacnot be prevented ; nay. it is vor«e than idle, becaa-e opposition will •our and repel the negro mmd, and give it over to the control of the Radicals.” The “monster” Is certainly loose, and that it will “devour” the last vestige of treason and rebellion is the prayer of every friend of the country. The policy of “managing” a monster of that kind Is certainly the best, if it is possible; that it is possible there is uo no doubt. Let every man prominent In the rebellion and notorious for bis treason re tire from political life; let him give place to some other man who can show recommenda tions not written in his country’s blood, and a record unstained by treason to his conntry; iben, the monster will cease to devour be cause-ofthe want of something to be de voured; then the monster will be disarmed of Lis tenors, and can be led by a child. Having exhausted Us rhetoric upon the de vouring monster, the World changes Us figure, and styles impartial suffrage a “ dag ger,” and it then gives this advices: “if a robber stabs at you with a dagger, we humbly submit that It is no recognition oi Lis right, if yon promptly seize his hand, reverse the weapon, and plunge it into his own heart. Such a weapon is negro suffrage, and such the advice wc give to the south.” The “dagger” business has been tried. The “ Northern robbers,” the World should remember, “invaded” the Southern “sov ereignties” sometime in ISCI, and contin ued to “Invade” them until those Sov ereignties collapsed. Since then the South ern heroes and statesmen have been snclng, on bended knees, to the robbers for pardon for attempting to “ stab them to the heart.” Still, if the rebels can seduce the negroes to vote for them; if they can succeed In making the “Africanized” States vote the Democratic ticket; if they can make the negro majority vote with the white minor ity, let them do it. Impartial suffrage ad mits the right of all men to vote as they please; and all the Radicals demand is that all men shall have that privilege. pciTlt Is announced that a new dally paper is to he started in New Orleans, to he called the Republican. Ex-Governor Michael Hahn is to have charge of it, which is a sufficient pledge that It will he on the right side In politics. He is not without newspaper ex perience, having for a time been the editor and proprietor of the New Orleans True Delta. He narrowly escaped assassination during the massacre of July 30lh, having been rescued from the hands of the mob by the determined efforts of certain policemen who were friendly to him. There is now no loyal paper published in New Orleans, ex cept the Trwune , a email sheet published by negroes, half In English and half in French. in the new Congressional Committees, a Wall street speculator. Morgan, is made Chairman of Fitance.— Times. This is not true. The Chairman of the Senate Committee Is Hon. John Sherman, of Ohio. The old committee was divided into Finance and Appropriations for the ex press purpose of placing Senator Sherman at the head of the former and Senator Fessen den at the head of the latter. Mr. Fessen den declined serving, and consequently Sen ator Morrill, of Maine, who stood second on the Appropriation Committee, became its Chairman. The Mate Uuokc Swindle. We are Informed by a letter from W. A. Barnes, ol Dccatnr.tlll., that the citizens of that city are “determined to test the consita tionality of the ‘State House Swindle’ bOr fore the courts, and are now taking the ne cessary steps thereto.” Theydcsire it to be understood throughout the Slate that they are‘ determined to fight this thing to thu bitter oaf.” Patiuotto Nomekci atuee. —A genileman in New York was to thoroughly loyal onring Ihe war that be rc-nsracd four of his feminine children, between the ages of three and nine y«*ara, New York, Massachusetts, Ohio and lowa, after the most patriotic States in the Union. Since then he has bid two more gi»ls, and christened them In diana and Illinois, lie now feels that their Uaioa is secured, a«.d that no such thine as secession can ever enter bis family, even if he had half a dozen hoys ramed alter South Carolina, Mississippi and the other rebellions States. Social .Extravagance. —At a large fashionable reception in New York the other evening the flow .ere usedior the adornment of the rooms and for the guests cost over seventeen hundred dollars, by which ihc general expenditure of the occasion may be estimated. Large parties havebeen given there this season at as expense of ten and some times twenty thousand dollars. No wonder Eu rope considers os the most extravagant people is the world. NEWS BY TELEGRAPH mOK CUE STOTDAY EDITION FBOSI WASHINGTON. [Special Despatch to tbe Chicago Tribune.] Wabhiroxok, March 9. APPROPRIATION FOB THE RELIEF OF SOUTH- ERN DESTITUTE. General Howard bad an interview with the Judiciary Committee of the Senate to-day in regard to his recommendations for relief for the suffering people of the South, and subsequently Judge Trumbull reported a joint resolution from that committee appro priating one million of dollars to enable tho Secretary of War to supply food to tho needy in that section. The debate thereon occu pied about two hours—several Senators ex pressed great reluctance to voting for it on tho ground that it was not within the prov ince of Congress, but it finally passed with out a division. General Howard estimates the number of whites who will need food from some source before tbe nest crops are .made at thirty-two thousand six hundred and sixty-two; and the negroes twenty-four thousand two hundred and thirty-eight. ROUSE COMMITTEES. As the Senate seems disinclined to agree to the House resolution for a speedy adjourn ment, Mr. Colfax will probably on Monday announce such committees as arc necessary for the Immediate work of the House. A CAUCUS AND A KNOCK-DOWN. A caucus of the Conservative members of the Maryland Legislature was held last even lug to make a nomination for the United States Senatorship. They remained in ses sion till midnight and had eight ballots with out making anomlnation. During tho even ing one member charged another with at tempting bribery, whereupon a melee en sued, la which the former was knocked down. * VIRGINIA RECONSTRUCTION MEASURE. The bill which has been passed by tho Senate of Virginia by a vote of 24 to 3, call ing a State Convention to form a Constltu- tion under tbe act of Congress to provide a more efficient government for tbo rebel Slates, provides that the Governor shall, on or before the tenth of April, appoint three Commissioners in each county, ward, or corporation, who shall on the first Thurs day In May next open the polls at all places for voting iu the Commonwealth, for tho purpose of electing delegates to meet in Con vention, in the city of Richmond, on tho third Monday In May next, to form a Con stitution of government in conformity with said act of Congress The number of delegates to said Convention shall bo the same as the number of members allowed by law for the House of Delegates, and shall be apportioned among tbo counties, cities aud towns of the Commonwealth as said mem bers of the House of Delegates are apportion ed. All persons shall he entitled to vote In said election who are qualified to vote by the act of Congress aforesaid, and said election shall, In all respects, be conducted in the mode now prescribed by law. The Conven tion shall be judge of Us own privileges and election. Immediately upon tho pas sage of this act, the Governor shall issue a proclamation giving notice of the time of holding the election and ofthe meeting of the Convention herein provided for. No person shaU act as an officer of elec- lion under this act, unless he is qualified to vole for delegates to said Convention under said act of Congress. The Constitution framed by the Couventlon shall be submitted for ratification aud approval, as provided by the aet of Congress aforesaid. APPROPRIATIONS FOR ARSENALS. The act making appropriations for the sup port of the army for the current fiscal year, as passed and approved, provides sums for various arsenals as follows: Rock Island, six hundred and tighty-slx thousand five hundred dollars; Allegheny, thirty-four thousand ; Columbus, one hundred and thirty-nine thousand six hundred aud twenty-five ; In dianapolis, one hundred and sixty-nine thou sand six hundred and twenty-five; Salat Louis, sixty-five thousand; Leavenworth, fifteen thousand. BOCK ISLAND BRIDGE. It also appropriates for the erection of a bridge at Bock Island, 111., as recommended by the Chief of Ordnance, two hundred thousand dollars, provided that tbo owner ship of said bridge shall be and remain in the United States and Rock Island, and the Pacific Railroad Company shall have the right of way over said bridge for all purposes of transit across the island and river, upon condition that said company’ shall, before any money is ex pended by the Government, agree to pay, and shall secure to the United States, first, half the cost of said bridge, and, second, half the expenses of keeping said bridge In repair, and upon guaranteeing said condi tions to the satisfaction of the Secretary of War, by contract or otherwise, said com pany shall have free use of said bridge for the purposes of transit, but without any claim to the ownership thereof. TWO MAI OHS FOR ALEXANDRIA. Bothjof the gentlemen voted for as Mayor ol Alexandria, at the election last week, have been sworn Into office. Tucker was elected, If the negro vote Is counted, and Latham, if that is thrown out. The case will go Into the courts and bring a decision as to the ’scope of the new Reconstruction Law, unless Congress sets the election aside. TEE INDIAN BUREAU CONTROVERSY, Senator Harlan’s defence, this afternoon, of the management of Indian affairs by the Interior Department, was very vigorous, and his denunciation of the military policy' in dealing with the question very severe. Ho charged ten times os much fraud upon the army officers as upon the Indian agents, and declared that the army and settlers on the border desired the extermination of the In dian race. CONTRACTS FOR ARMY SUPPLIES. The contracts for transportation of army supplies during the present year, across the Plains, were awarded bytheQuaitermastcr’s Department, to-day, to the following par ties : Routes No. 1 and 3, to A. J. Hill, oi Denver, Colorado; route No. 3, to Jfitchcll & Craig, of New Mexico, and route No. 4 to C. A.Ruffce, of Minnesota. GOVERNOR OF IDAHO. Hon. George C. Bates, of Illinois, was to day nominated by the President as Governor of Idaho. THE NEW COPYRIGHT LAW The new law relating to copyrights pro vides that every proprietor of book, pham phlct, map, chart, musical composition, print, engraving or photograph for which a copyright shall have been secured, shall de liver to the library of Congress, at Washing ton, a printed copy of every such book, pamphlet, map, chart, musical composition, print, engraving or photograph within one month alter the publication, or be subject to i penalty of twenty-five dollars, to be col ectedby the Librarian of Congtcss. NOMINATIONS. The President sent to the Senate this af ternoon about one hundred and fifty nomi nation!. Among those for Indiana were the following Postmasters: Bailey, for Plymouth; Munday, for LaPorte, and Kcach, for Valpa raiso. The only ones for Missouri were Ru fus Campion, Pension Agent, Macon, and George B. Kellogg, District Attorney for the Eastern District. NOMINATIONS. The nomination of John Quincy Adams, son ol Minister Adams, as Naval Officer at the port of Boston, has just come to the Senate. Mr. Ancona, member of Congress, has been nominated as Naval Officer for the port of Philadelphia. COWAN’S CHANCES. The New York Tribune's snecial says: “The President yesterday returned to the Senate the name of Mr. Cowan for Minister to Ans trla. It was not rejected by the last Senate, but laid on the table. His friends assert he can he confirmed. TREASURY DISBURSEMENTS. Washington. March I).— Disbursements for the week: War Department, $4,445,333 ; Navy, $599,207; Interior, $1,050,133. INTERNAL REVENUE RECEIPTS. Week’s receipts of Internal Revenue, $4,191,028.30. Total since July first, $205,873,501.25. VIRGINIA AND THE RECONSTRUCTION ACT. New York, March 9. The Now York Tunes. Washington special says: “A delegation of prominent Virginians arc in Washington for an interview with President and the Attorney General, and to obtain from tins latter a decision authorizing the military .tenmandants to appoint thu judges of clegkn of delegates to the conven tions piovidat for under the Reconstruction BjH JndufrOuld, who denounced in the Vir ginia State®9nate the proposition to call a Convention, and all Us supporters as 4 trait ors to the South.’ is one of the delegation, the proposition having passed both houses notwithstanding his opposition. This dele gation seek to get control of the appoint ment of the judges of the election, so as to inflnence the choice of officers. Senator Wil. son’s hill now before the Senate will proba bly pass at once, and thus settle the ques tion as to who shall control the preliminary elections. DEFENCE OF JEFF. DAVIS. The Mississippi Legislature has appropri ated $20,000, to be expended in the defence of Jeff. iJavis. THE MARYLAND 6ENATOBSHIP. _ A. D. Jones, formerly Representative in Congress, will probably he elected as Senator from Maryland. LENOIU OF TUB PRESENT SESSION OF CON GRESS. Washington, March o.—lt appears con ceded to-day that the session of Congress will continue for several weeks, but with the understanding that no new financial meas ures be agreed upon. THE ALEXANDRIANS COME TO TERMS. Officials at Alexandria, Vu.. say they are ready lor another election, with negro suf- Irapc. to-morrow, if Congress will let them, remain with Virginia. THE FIRE or FRIDAY Four dead bodies have thus far been taken from tbe ruins of the fire of last nishi, In cluding P. Emmerick, the restaurant keeper. PUBLIC LAND SALES. The Commissioner General of the Land Ofllce has received returns exhibiting the disposal of 10,893 acres of public lands In the month of February at the following ofll ccs; Nebraska City, 8,733 acres; St. Peters, Minnesota, 4,015 acres; Humboldt, Kansas, 4,299 acres. A large portion of the land was taken under the Homestead Law for actual settlement and cultivation. The re mainder was sold for cash and located with Agricuiurai College scrip and military war rants. The cash sales amounted to *3,599. Tho Commissioner transmitted to the Gov ernor of lowa Patent No. 5, embracing 1,120 acres of swamp lauds In the late Charlton district inuring to tho Stale under a grant of September 28lh, 1850. GENERAL FULLERTON 1 . General Fullerton, now Postmaster at St. Louis, who has been dodging the aubpm nas of the Judiciary Committee in the im peachment matter for about a month, is to bo brought to Washington by an officer. CONFIRMATIONS AND REJECTIONS. The Senate in Executive session confirmed William M. Swayne, Collector of Internal Revenue for tho Seventh District of Penn sylvania; John Wytock, District Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas; and rejected William Price, Surveyor ofCustoms, Quincy,. Illinois. . COSGBESSIOSAL PJROCEEDINGS. Washington, March 9. SENATE. The Chair submitted the annual report of the National Academy of Science. Referred to Committee on Printing, with a mo tion to print 1,000 extra copies. On motion of Mr. CONNEaS, tho docu ments on file in relation to reciprocity be tween tbe United States and the Hawaiian Islands were referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Mr. HENDERSON, from tho Committee on Indian Affairs, called un tho House bill for the appropriation of $-0,000 to pay the expenses of Indian Commissioners. Sir. WILSON presented a petition of the citizens of Alexandria to delay action on the bill annulling the elections In Alexandria until the citizens had an opportunity to be heard on tbe subject. Mr. WILSON said, .since offering the resolution referred to, he had been waited upon by a delegation from Alexandria, Who assurea him that they did not believe tho late act of Congress applied to their late election, as no District Commander had been appointed, and in tbe May election they should receive the votes of negroes un der the Military Law. Mr. JOHNSON said the people of Alexan dria had consulted several eminent profes- sional men, who had told them that tbe colored people of Alexandria were not en titled to vote at the late election, under the Military BUI. Mr. TRUMBULL reported a joint resolu tion appropriating $1,000,000 for tho relict ol the destitute people of the Southwest, ol any and all classes, to be expended under the superintendence of ths Commissioner of the Freedmen’s Bureau, In supplies of food. Mr. Trumbull said General Howard had called on the Judiciary Committee this morning and testified that unless something of the kind was done there would be actual starva tion among the disloyal portion ol the South. Former appropriations have been sufficient to provide lor tbe actual wants of the freed meu and loyal refugees, bat under the reso lutions passing them no mouc; coaid be spent Iu relieving the destitute ofthe dis loyal States. It was now asked to extend the aid to all alike. The recommendation ofthe Committee was $585,078 less than that ■ asked for by General Howard. After discus sion by Messrs. STEWART and POMEROY in lavor of tbe resolutions, Mr. SPRAGUE moved to amend by increasing the appropri ation to $1,500,000. Mr. DOOLITTLE advocated tke amend ment. After further discussion the amendment was disagreed to. In the course of debate Mr. STEWART assailed the management of Indian Affairs, and Mr. HARLAN denied that there was any more corruption in the Indian than any oth er department of Government. After a long debate the resolution passed. Mr. CAMERON introduced a resolution in structing the Committee on Foreign Rela tions to inquire what steps were necessary, to proven foreign Governments from Intro ducing upon this Continent institutions and jovernmeuts contrary to these established ay the founders of this Republic. Referred to tbe Committee on Foreign Relations. Executive session; and soou alter ad journed. HOUSE. Not In session. THE STATE LEGISLATURES. WISCONSIN. {Special Despatch to the Chicago Tribune.] Madison. wis., March 9. The Senate to-day refused to agree to the Assembly Joint Resolution for final adjourn ment on the 25th of March. Bills were Introduced to extend the time lor the completion of the Fox and Wiscon sin River Improvement two years longer, and providing that the funds held by the Stale Treasurer applicable to said improve ment be expended under the supervision of the Governor ; also amending chapter 100, laws oflSOfi, relating to commencing actions for the recovery of real property; also re pealing the law of last session which vests the title of unredeemed lands in counties. , A bill was passed requiring the Superin tendent of Public Property and Managers of State Institutions to purchase furniture, bools, shoes, Ac., of the State Prison Com missioner. The Assembly, last evening, was mostly occupied with filibustering under the call of the House, ordered muhily to bring back the members who went to Gough’s lecture with out leave. A bill was passed regulating the disburse ment of appropriations to Slate institu- tions. To-day, in the Assembly, they expunged from their journal of last evening the record relating to proceedings under the call of the House. A resolution was adopted looking to pro tection to employes on railroads against ac cidents caused by low bridges and getting off the deck of cars. A few local bills were Introduced; also to regulate marriages ; also relating to taking depositions; also regulating hours of labor. The Judiciary Committee reported lu favor of the claim of M. Booth, which is about $5,700, and Introduced a bill appropriating to Mr. Booth the amount of his claim. This wonderful astonishing, learned aud legal conclusion of the Judiciary Committee In favor of Booth’s claim, has led many, both Democrats aud Republicans, to make the assertion that it would be quite os just to make tbe Southern States pay the rebel debt, or even make the United States pay it. The hill will pass, “in a born.” Both houses adjourned to Monday even- BIICIIIGAN. [Special Despatch to the Chicieo Tribune.] Lansing, Mich., March 9. A decided advance was made in railroad legislation to-day. All pending bills In the Senate was disposed of in Committee of the Whole, and will pass on Monday. . The Senate Committees reported in tavor of the passage of bills changing the name of the township of Lafayette to Paw Paw, and of revising the charter of the city of Niles. The House passed some fifteen railroad bills which had previously passed the Sen ate. Some of these bills received sixtv-six vofts in a thin House. It requires sixty seven to pass them overa veto. This strong ly indicates their final passage despite the objections oi the Governor. TENNESSEE. Nashville, March 9.—The Legislature adjourned on Monday. Nashville is authorized to subscribe $500,000 stock In the Henderson Railroad. There was much opposition on the part of property holders. The bridge over the Tennessee, at Bridge port, Is still under water, but is considered safe. VIRGINIA. Richmond, March 9.—ln tbe House to day, the Senate bill for a Convention was re ported, and an amendment protesting against the constitutionality ot the Sherman bill. FROM ST. LOUIS. Quarrel Between the mayor and Police commissioners—Fenian Excitement— Railroad matters. [Special Despatch to tbo Chicago Tribune.] St. Louis, March 0. The quarrel between the Mayor and Polite Commissioners bos culminated in a publica tion of a scries of charges by the Mayor against the integrity of the Commissioners. They arc charged with immorality and other offences,while in turn they charge the Mayor with falsehood and malice. The Irish population arc much excited over the news Horn Ireland, and propose holding a grand mass meeting next Monday evening to raise funds for those struggling. It is stated that a large quantity of muskets lately In St. Louis are now in Ireland, ready to go into the hands ol the insurgents. The proposition of the principal owners of the Union Pacific Railroad Company to pur chase the Missouri Pacific Railroad is favora bly received by the community, but is pre sented too late for tbc present session of the Legislature. The proposition embraces the payment of cash to St. Louis city and conn* ty for her stock, and payment of four mil lions to the State for her interest and expen diture, and one and a half millions of dollars In improvement of the road and rolllug stock. FROM DES MOINES. Public Officers Appointed—Requisition for a murderer— Highway Kobbory# [Special Despatch to the Cbicago'Trtbnnc.] Des 3loikes, March 9 Mr. Wells was to-day appointed Superin tendent of tbc Common Schools, to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of OranFaville. 110 took the oath of office to day, and entered upon tbc discharge of his duties. F. J. Cos, of lowa City, has been appoint ed Trustee oi the Deaf and Dumb Asylum, .vice ßrant, resigned. A requisition was issued to-day by Gover nor Slone, on the Provisional Governor of Texas, for the person of A; H. Marsh, who killed King In this city six years ago. Another highway robbery was committed near this city this afternoon. A boy named Ilarvev Miller was stopped by two men, and robbed of all the money he had, which was a small sum. Two persons, supposed to bo the robbers, have been arrested. FROM BLOOaiJiGTOX. Attempted Suicide—The Victim Likely to Becover. [Special Despatch io the Chlcapo Tribune.! Bloomiwoto.v. Illinois. March 9. A man, who calls himself Robert Dwyer, went to tbe drug store of J. Plggall «fc Co.. In this city, about seven o’clock this evening, aqd called for an ounce ol the tincture of opium. It was put Into a bottle, properly labelled, and handed to tho man, who drank down the entire draught before raj one pres ent could Interfere. Antidotea'jcre adminis tered at once, and tbo man la new under the treatment of Dr. Wo, Hill, vho Uof the opinion that the effects of tbo jolsoa can be counteracted.* The man says ho has no family or friends In this part of the country, and is out of money and employment, which he al leges as the cause of his attempt to take his own life. FROM EUKOPE. BT OCEAN TELEGRAPH. NEW SUBMARINE CABLE, London, March 0. Cyrus ”W. Field has consummated the pur pose on which chiefly he came hither a few weeks ego, by contracting for a. submarine cable from Placentia, New Fonndland, to Sydney, Capo Breton. FUNERAL OF “ARTEMAS WARD.” London, March o—Evening. The funeral of “Artemas Ward,” Charles F. Browne, took place to-day. Tbcremains were burled in Kensal Green, and were fol lowed to the grave by a great number of friends and literary men. The United States Legation was represented by Benjamin Mo ran, first Secretary to minister Adams. MOVEMENT IN BEHALF OF THE CHRISTIANS IN TURKEY. London, Marchs—Evening. It Isstated that the leading Powers of Europe have united In urging upon the Ot toman Government the immediate enforce ment of the provisions of the treaty of IS3O, and the granting of liberal concessions to Christian subjects. REORGANIZATION OF TIIE BRITISH CABINET. London, March B—p. m. The reorganization of the Derby Govern ment has been completed. The Duke of Marlborough becomes Lord President of the Privy Couocil In place of the Duke of Buck ingham, appointed Colonial Secretary, and the Duke of Richmond will take the Choir at the head of the Board of Trade. STEAMER ARRIVALS. Queenstown, March 9. Steamships City of Washington and Chica go, from New York, touched here to-day. Latest Foreign markets. FINANCIAL. London, Friday evening. Consols, 90? i; 5-20 a, 93?4; Illinois Central, ; Erie, 30. - London, March 9—Neon. Consols, 90-U; United States 6-2tte, 7IJi; Illinois Central, 77»i; Eric, SC*4. London, March 9—Evening. Consols closed u«cbangcdat9oJi; United States 5-205,71«; Illinois Central, 77*: Enc,3CJ4. Frankfout, March 9—Evening. United States Bonds closed at 7754. COH3TEBCIAL. LtvsnrooL, Friday evening. Cotton closes easier. Breadstufls steady. Corn, E7f Bd@37s Gd lor mixed Western. Provisions steady and prices firm. Liverpool, M arch 9—Noon. Colton dnil atd heavy, with a downward ten dency; middling uplands, 13}jd. Orleans, J3?ja. BrcadslutTd quiet. Oats, 3s 2d. American provisions firm. LardSOsOd Manchester advices arc unfavorable, dull and heavy. Liverpool, March 9—Evening. The market tor cotton continues dull and qaen tatioDP shown furtber decline; middling uplands closed i t Kd,middling Orleans 13‘Jd, Sales foot up to-day 70(1} hales. The market lor hreadstnSa closes easier. Pork prime cUv muss 75s tid per 20U lbs. Amer ican Lard 50a 9d per 109 lbs. Rosin Common Wilmington 9a 8d per 100. Ashes, 32s Cd for pots. Spirits turpentine 37a Cd per 100. Petrolcnm Is fd per gallon, for Pennsylvania, re fined and Canada white. Whale oil 38a per 252 gallons for Iceland. moai THE PACIFIC COAST. Thc'Xcw Naval Officer at Sail FrancL«co •••Adjournment of tbe Nevada Leals- Intnro—Doubtful Compliment from tue iilcatcuuut (iovernor. San Francisco, March lb—A. J. Bryant, the newly appointed Naval Olllccr of this port, assumed his duties to-day. A despatch from Cun-on of the 6tli says the Neruda Legislature adjourned sine die at mid night. The Lieutenant-Governor, before it adjourned, said the Leglslatuic brought no credit upon themselves or the State. No Revenue Dill had)patsed. The State waa with out funds, and that evening had been refused credit fr a hundred pounds of Hour fur the Stale prison. ’Within twenty days they would turn the prisoners to seek n living for thcniPclves. The closing scenes were dis graceful. FROM UiMPlllS* Sinking of a. SUumcr—One Paascogcr Droiiui-U-Xoiul Loss of Vet»*cl uud Cargo. Memphis, March o.—The steamer Cler mont struck a scog lust night at half-past ten o’clock, uud sunk, sixty miles below the city. Her cargo consisted of two hundred bales of coltou. The boat and cargo was a total loss. The boat sunk in iweuty minutes in twenty-six feet of water, which covered her chimneys and boilers when she full over. One passenger was lost. The crew and passengers were rescued lu small boats. She was valued at $15,000, owned by Cao tains Williams and Smith, and insured in the Cincinnati olllees for SO,OOO. IHOM. JiEff YOKE. Sailing ot Commlmloucra to Uto Paris Jia. position—Burning of a Steamer. is'r.w York, Mai eh 9.—Samuel B. Buggies, United Slates Commissioner, and J. Lawrence Smith, of Kentucky, Commissioner to the Baris Exposition, sailed to-day. The old steamboat Glp>y, in Government employ during the war as the “ lolas,” was burned at Jersey City this morning. Results ot tbe ITSaa-acliusctta Liquor Law. Boston, March o.—lt Is estimated that since the State constables commenced liquor seizures! they have secured 70,000 gallons, estimated to be worth $3.50 per gallon. Of tliis amount, only 1,500 gallons were ale. About 2,000 gallons have been destroyed. Interview tVUIi Jeff. Da via. Four Monbob, March 9.—Three of the most prominent merchants of New York city, Swiss importers on a general tour'of observation to the Southern States, arrived here yesterday, and spent the afternoon in an Interview with Mr. Davis. They were pleasantly received and entertained by Mr. and Mrs. Davis. The conversation on several subjects was prolonged several hours. On leaving the Fort they expressed their sur prise that Davis was so comfortably pro vided for, having been under the impression that he was very poorly taken care of. They found him in good health and possessing ail the means of enjoyment which the lenjcncy of the Government could bestow, under the grave nature ol the offence for which he re mains Imprisoned. Tlio Day Fony-liigiit noun Lons. week we showed that the first begin ning of the day Is somewhere between Amer ica and Asia. The precise locality of that somewhere has not been determined. If the Pacific Ocean were thickly populated with men. the place of the beginning of the day would be a matter of great consequence, and would probably be settled by statute. The day would start from a meridian line extend ing from pole, and the longitude of this day line would be so accurately fixed that a man might stand astride It and realize the para dox of having one foot in Monday and the other in Tuesday. Many of the readers of this will live long enough to hear this sub ject discussed in national councils. Wc propose now to show that Monday or : any other week day is forty-eight hours long; we mean that during the whole of forty-eight hours, Monday is on caitb somewhere to bo found. The Monday of Ibis city Is of course twenty four boms long, but before and alter our Monday there is Monday in some other quarter. When Monday begins in New York, there have been three hours of Mon day in London, and for three hours after our Monday cuds there will be Monday in San Francisco. Thus between these places Mon day lasts eighteen . hours. Now if the day line were nt our antipodes, Monday would begin their twelve hoars before ours, and end twelve hours after ours. Thus, for the space of forty eight hours the earth Is not rid of Monday. The fact may be Illustrated la another way. Suppose wc are at the day line. Monday there begins, and in twenty-four hours along comes Tuesday. But Just west (half an inch if you please) Monday began only an instant before it ended cast of the line. The Mon day cast of the line Is twenty-four hours long, and west of the line is the same length, ana in all, Monday lasts forty-eight hours.— Scientific American ,j Cholera* At a meeting of the health department of the Social Science Association lately held in London, Dr. Bain read a paper on his expe rience of four cholera epidimlcs. The result of the author’s observaeions may bo summed up ns follows: “That spasmodic cholera Is caused by a special organic poison. That it is communi cated by material particles either inhaled or swallowed when dhlased in liquids, as wa ter; in the former case it Is cotnmuuicated on a small scale. That the period of Incu bation is about 40 hours. That adult males arc generally first attacked,then women and children. That the proportion of deaths in the first two or three weeks of the epidemic averages four-males to three females. That all persons are not equally susceptible, bat, as a rule, it has the most power overtbc bad ly nourished. That it is not Influenced by the atmospheric changes of the barometer, or the quantity of ozone, hut in th'S climate by the seasons. That the greatest mortality has always occurred during every epidemic in those districts in which the water is most impure.” A Spoony King* Tbe gossip who contributes tbe Echoes from tbe Continent to tbe Herald and Stand ard, Loudon newspapers, In his last commu nication writes as follows about the ap proaching marriage of King Louis of Bava ria with the Princess Charlotte of Austria: Their mutual affections dates from infancy, but it was at the recent hall given by the King to the officers of his army that bis Majesty dared to ask the hand of the young Princess. The King left tbe bail room only when the sun had risen, and instead of re turning to the palace he took a long drive. On his return he wrote for some time, and then ordered a letter to be forwarded at once to the palace of the Duke Maximilian, with pressing instructions to deliver bis mis sive to the Princess Char’otto as soon as she should awake. At noou the King-came him self to the ducal palace, and tremblingly asked the Princess, “Charlotte, will you be the Queen of Bavaria?” The love for his bcantiful cousin must be very strong indeed, because such & direct question was rather astonishing from his Majesty, proverbially so very timid and diffident with ladies 1 anlyet (adds this dreadful tale-bt arcr) ladles have been very partial to the King. THE SITSTEBIODS WOMAN. jin. Perry, of Cincinnati—Who She Is and »bat Site Is— Site Tells Her Own Story—Letter from President Johnson. IFiom the Cincinnati Tiroes, March S.j For several days the telegraph has been re ferring to “Mrs; Jennie Perry, of Cincin nati,’’ in connection with the late Internal revenue frauds in New York,' and the public has had the satisfaction of knowing that her share of the spoils, in a single case, was $3,000. Who this “Mrs. Jennie Perry, of Cin cinnati,” is, has been asked us a hundred times within a few days, and the GaztUe, of this city, in an editorial, yesterday morning, propounded the same question—a question we shall proceed, now, to answer ; or rather allow the woman herself to tell her own 6t |omo llrao In tlio latter .r-H of October last a case came np before the P» obate Court of this county relating to the custody of a child, which certain friends of her late hus band had taken in charge. Mrs. Perry •claimed the child,"which claim was contest ed by Mr. Cooper and wife, and Louis French, guardian of the little girl and attorney for the Coopers. The first witness called on the stand was airs. Perry herself, who proceed ed as follows : “I am the widow of William Perry, late ao engi neer iu the naval service of the United States, andSm the stepmother of the little girl. Emma Pern*, now about fiveycara of age, whose custody I claim to recover from these defendants. In May la4t Mr. Cooper and his wile bad the costody of tbo child, uiider an agreement with me to take enrevof her until - my return trom Washington, . where I bad to go on business in connection with the claims of my husband lor prize money and backpay, and also on by two New York gentlemen, Edward R- Phelps and T. J. Barr. 1 was absent afew months, from January to Jane, and on my return found that, through false rcpiosematlonsto the Court. Emma was an orphan, and bad been deserted by her rel atives: the appointment was obtained by Mr. Lonls'Frcnch as guardian, ami tbo custody traits- Itrred by him to the Coopers. I had never In tended to part with tbechlld.” The rcspomlents denied the averments in Mrs. Perry’s petition, and Mr. French cross examined her as to the matters elicited in her testimony. Q. Did yon remain all the time at Washington during yonr absence from here ? A. fwas in New York a short time, and was or dered back. Q. lly whom ? A. By Messrs. Phelps & Barr,' of New York." -- q.- Did (hey hold any Government ofllca ? A. None that I know of at that limo. 1 went back-partly on.their business, and partly on my own. Thu amount of prize money I exptet-d was Irom fin.OiO to C2IMW. My expenses wero paid at Washington by Messrs. Phelps & Barr. A paper was read here purporting to be an agreement between the witnesses and these two gentlemen, by which Mrs. Perry was to use her influence in obtaining for them the Government patronage in relation to the “General Order Business” of the customs in New York city, from the Battery to Pier No. 50—Mrs. Perry to have for her services an undivided one-third of the profits. A letter she had obtained from Henry J.- Raymond to the President, on this matter, was also read, and un endorsement intended for the eye- of the Collector of Customs, as follows: “Mr.- K. It. Phillips having hern recommended by the Hon. □. J. Raymond ard other Ropreacnta- U\C3 in Congress trom New York, I shall be glad if the general order business from the Battery to Pier No. 59 on the North River can, consistently with the interests of tbe Government, be given to Messrs. T. Jj Barr and Edward R. Phelps. (Signed) “Andrew Johnson.” Fut liter cross-examination developed tho fact that she was a regular lobbyist at Wash ington, In the employ ol certain New York men, and that she was on the most intimate terms with members of Congress and others, over whom she exercised great influence—as great, perhaps, as that which she succeeded in bringing to bear upon the President. After she had bceu thoroughly cross-ex amined by Mr. French, Mrs. Harriet John son was called to the eland, and said that Mrs. Perry had proposed to her (witness) to go to Washington, offering to Introduce ber to a number of gentlemen friends, but this was refused. Alter that several other witnesses were called-and one lady testified that she had seen men pass into her apartments at night and pass out iu the morning. Judge Woodruff, in giving his decision, did not feel any reluctance in deciding that tho best interests of the child did not require a change, and he would therefore dismiss tho petition, and leave the child in its present bilnathm. The costs will be assessed upon both parties. Aftcrthe decision was rendered, Mr?. Perry approached Mr. Cooper, and, with Hashing eyes, said : “ Mr. Cooper, may God forgive you lor the wrong you have done me.” Mr. Cooper made some reply, when she added: “ Yes. you have wronged me, terribly wrong ed me.” Here her attorney interfered, and stopped an impending “scene.” We believe that Mrs. Perry, during her stay here, occupied rooms on the corner of Fourtli and Sycamore streets. OWTUABY. Joshua Sonic, (be Senior Bl*liopof (be metbudlst Cbarcb lu America, [From the Nasbvhlo Union aud Dispatch, March 7.J * Joshua Soule, Senior Bishop of the Meth odist Church in America, died at bis rcflder.ee in this city, ’on the morning of yesterday, alter u brief illness, lie had more than half completed his eighty-sixth year, having been born August 1, 1781, In Bristol, Hancock County, Maine. He became a con vert to the system of religion in which he lived and died, in Lis sixteenth year ; and at the Conference of the Methodist Church, held in New' York in 170 y, he was admitted os a preacher in the itineracy of that denom ination. lie labored in this capacity with great success and growing influence, In the States of Maine and Massachusetts, until the meeting of the General Assembly In ISI6, when he was elected to the responsible posi tion of Senior Agent of the Book Concern. The sterling traits of bis character bad al ready made him one of the most prominent members of the ministry. Eight years pre viously he hud been at the head of the Gen eral Committee which framed the Constitu tion, so to speak, of American Methodism. The framing of the delegated General Con* fereuco was the work of bis hand, and that section in the code oi Discipline of tbe Church remains a monument to his fame. At the time of Lis assuming charge of the Book Establishment, tbe Mel/toJist Miiyizlne was ordered by the Conference, and its pub lication was under the editorial supervision of Mr. Soule. Mr. Soule continued In this department of labor until IS2O, when ho was elected to the office of Bishop. The General Conference, however, at the same session, determined by vote a question which bad lone agitated its councils, regarding the mode of selecting Presiding Elders; and, according to Mr, Soule’s view, the decision was contrary* to the organic law of the Church, and derogate jy to the Episcopal functions. He, therefore, declined to he consecrated. In this position he was supported by Bishop McKcudree,

then at the head of the Church,who protest ed igains’t it. By the combined influence of Soule and MeKcndrec, the decision was sus pended until the next quadrennial Confer ence, and finally reversed. lalß’J4, be was again elected Bishop and consecrated on the 27th of May of that year. This exalted trust be fulfilled to the period of his death, in the fear of God, and acceptably to the great bedy of Christians whose doctrines ho expounded, and illustrated by an Irreproach able walk and conversation. In 1840, Bishop Soule was selected from among his Episco pal colleagues to represent-the Church in this country, at the Wesleyan Methodist Conference in England, a mission which lie dischaiged in a manner as satisfactory to the British connection, os It was creditable to himself. At the General Conference In New York In 1844 which resulted in the division of the Church on a sectional line, Bishop Sonic exerted his great powers and in fluence to prevent the schism, and labored to induce the dominant majority to adjust the question. in dispute upon the principles of constitution al Methodism. His efforts failed, and when the division came, he united with the South ern branch, and removed his residence to this vicinity, and has ever since been a citi zen of Tennessee. It was in 1843 that Bish op Soule became the senior Bishop of the connection.. In person ho was tall and erect, with a 'well Knit frame ; his face and head were in* dicative of ability and force of character with which ho impressed the sphere.of duty in which he acted ; bla manners were grave and solemn ; his port was dignified and ma jestic. Bis pulpit discourses were elaborate and philosophical, never ornate, but always f>eivaded with a sincerity and depth of feei ng which made them powerful. The feebleness Incident to great ago had, for some years, him from ac* live service, bnt his intellect was clear, and he was held os the father of the Church; His zeal was as fervent as when, In tho “dew of his youth,” nearly three score and ten years ago, he gave himself to the ministry, and to tUc limit of his strength he continued to la bor. In bis closing hours he was conscious, and approached tbe last scene with equa nimity and perfect resignation, confident In the belief he had taught, and reliant on the merevofthe Savior in whoso vineyard ho had wrought so long and faithfully. By his death, bis people have lost the eldest and ablest oftbeir counsellors, and Christendom a truly great and good man. IUTUAIISM. nidi ClmrcU.lnnovallonslu New. York -4 Kovel and Sensational Episcopal Service* . [From the New York Express. March 7.1 The recent protest of a majority of the Bishops of the Episcopal Church seems to have lullcn as lightly on the cause of Ritual ism os a snow-flake on the earth. The fact was amply illustrated, to-day, in St. Alban’s Chapel—the centre of ceremonial worship, which has been repeatedly honored by the Eresence and the approval of Bishop Potter, i that sacred edifice, Ash Wednesday was celebrated by tbe solemn penitential services and ceremonies to which tbe mitred heads of the communion have taken emphatic and denunciatory exception. The services In honor of the day commenced in the chapel at ten o’clock ibis morning, bat before that time every seat was occupied by a congregation whose uniform responses and obedience to the liturgical usages of the temple, indicated they'were regular.worship pers • In the centre of tbe altar was a massive golden crucifix, with great tapers on either side. In front appeared a magnificent anil pendium of purple cloth, bcaringa figure of the Lamb and flic Cross. The Pulpit, Lec tern and the precincts of the Sanctuary were similarly ornamented, and on the Gospel and Epistle sides were circular clusters of services commenced by an imposing procession ol the clergy and choristers, from the robing room to the chancel, all chanting tbe old English hymn used during Lent, Forty days and iorty nights.” When the officiating priests reached the altar, they bowed reverently before the cru cifixion—the congregation following their example. The clergy, consisting of Rev. Mr. Morrell, Rev. Mr. Noyes, ana Rev. El nicndorf, took scats opposite tbe Lectern, outside the altar, and the Rev. Mr. Elmen-' dorf commenced Morning Prayer. The ser vices—Ten Ue t and JJcnedkite, were sung to Anglican chants Alter morning prayer Rev. Mr. Noyes pro ceeded to the centre of the chancel, near the altar rails, and Intoned the Litany—the re sponse being of a choral order. At the name of Jesus, be, in common with all present, reverently bowed bis bead, and at the Gloria all present turned their faces towards the altar, or the Ritualistic East. The rector here announced tha Introit for the day—the fifty-first Psalm, and while this was being chanted all the clergy retired. While the last yerelclo of the Psalm was being rendered, Rev. Mr. Morrell and Ber. Mr. Noyes, with the acolytes and choristers, moved again in procession towards the altar. The choristers at once filed to their respec tive stalls, and only'Rev- Hr. Morrell' and Rev. Mr. Noyes, with a' ear pliced acolyte, entered within the rails of the sacred piece. The former acted as the officiating priest, and the latter as his assistant. Mr. Morrell appeared in a beauti ful chasuble, surplice, and stole, of purple, and the first of these vestments was orna mented with a lamb bearing a cross, both la the back and breast. Having made a gen uflexion at the foot of the altar, the priest ascended the triple steps and bowed down before the crucifix, beneath which was a cha lice covered with a purple cloth in the cen tre of which was a white cross. ; The assistant priest, or deacon, took his position at the epistle side. When the cele brant had bowed before the emblem of re demption, he proceeded to the Gospel side, where the Bible and prayer hook had been placed, and offered thfi Initiatory prayer of the communion service—his “back being to the people.” The tapers on the altar had been previously lighted by an acolyte, and the bells tolled in honor of the service. ; The priest then turned to the congregation and read the commandments —after which his assistants read the Epistle and the Gospel from the respective positions on the altar, after which they are named, the celebrant occupying a position in the centre before the crucifix. The priest then left the altar and ascended tbo pulpit outside the chancel. In a mo ment, having opened a Bible, he made the sign of the cross ou his forehead, breast and arms, and all present followed his example. In performing this ceremony, he said: “ In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.” At the name of the Father, he placed bis hand on his forehead; at the name of the Son on his breast, at the name of the Holy- Ghost on his left arm, and at the amen, on bis right. The reverend gentleman then delivered an eloquent and forcible discourse on the an cient observance of Lent and the necessity of penitence, especially at this holy season. At the close of the sermon he ascended the altar, and officiated In the Eucharistic services, during which he made solemn gen uflexions before the crucifix and chalice. The ceremonies closed with the benediction, and the immense congregation left the tem ple apparently impressed by the worship in which they had participated. On last Sunday morning, a well-dressed in dividual entered the chapel and distributed among the worshippers copies of the pro test of the Episcopal Bishops against Ritu alism. He was obliged to leave the edifice, but his conduct greatly exasperated all present, as It was calculated to provoke a , breach of the peace by interfering with the ceremonies. ■ FEDERAL EXPENSES. Where the Honey Goes. Appropriations Ordered at the Sec ond Session of the Thirty ninth Congress, The following summary embraces a detail ed list of appropriations ordered at the sec ond session of the Thirty-ninth Congress: DEFICIENCIES FOB YEARS 18CG-67. OClco Superintendent Public Printing.... $330,000 iiaieoutMall tics 6,000 Southeast .Executive building (Treasury), .jj 23,000 Office ofMxth Auditor.... 8,800 Fencing grounds south of Treasury..... 15,000 Repairs ana preservation of public build* Ings ........ ............. 25,000 Furniture, Ac., for same 10,000 Fnrcitare, carpets ana repairs, Treasury building...- ...... 30,000 Zlcat'Dg apparatus for public buildings. 10,000 Salaries for steamboat inspectors 7,000 Deficiency for repairs at Executive Man sion 1,500 Salaries of Icctcaaudforco Metropolitan Police 53,601 Department of Interior 17,074 Department ofStato ’ 250,000 Joist Committee on Itctruncbment 15,000 Removal of wreck of steamship Scotland 100,000 Relief of Mrs. Aoby Green. 1,500 Relief olJoslah O. Aimes 0,1100 Reliefer Solomon P. Smith. 230 Relief of E.J. Curley 81,215 Duilcienci in contingent fund House of Representatives 7-1,500 AFi iiopniATiosa ron post ernes dxpactmist, TiuLfcoorlatlon of mails, inland.... 8,000,000 Transportation of malls, foreign C2O 000 Ship, steamboat and %ay letters 8,000 Pay of Postmasters 4,230,060 Clerks for Post Offices S,»oa,ouo Pay ofletter carriers 010.000 \\ rapping paper 80,000 Twine..:..... 20,000 Letter balances 4,000 Pay of blank agents, Ac. 6,000 Office furniture 8,000 i/uicv 1uiunutVf.............. .......... w,vv>/ Advertising .. 80,000 Prstage frtampf, Ac .'... 275 000 Mail depredations aud special agents... 105,000 Mall bags, Ac 300,000 Mail locSfl, &C 80,000 Payment balances due foreign countries. OttO.OUO Miscellaneous payments 400,000 Mail service between New York aud Brazil 130,000 Mail service between New York aud China Overland and Marine transportation be* tween New York and California Purchase of lards of St. Franciscos Hospital Society, at Pittsburgh 3,830 Belief of Cant. James Sharkey 100 invalid pensions 10,000,000 Pensions of widows, children, &c., of soldiers 23,000,000 Navy pensions ol widows, children, jcc..,, . oArt.non National cemeteries 750,000 DIPLOMATIC. Salaries of Envoys Extraordinary, Ac... SOI.WO Sa aiirf of secretaries of Legation 110,(100 salaries of Aesls'-ant Secretaries ol Lo cation at Paris and London 9,000 Salary cf Interpreter of Legation in China 5,000 Salary of Secretary of Legation in Tur key ~ 8,000 Salary of Interpreter la Japan. 3,500 C'oiitlDgcnt expenses of all Missions abroad 50,000 Hxptnses of intercourse with Barbary powers 8,000 Expenses of Consulates m Turkish do minions 2,000 Kcllef and protection of American sea men ; Expenses which may be Incurred in ac knowledging, services of crews of for eign vessels in rescuing citizens of the United States JO,OOO Purchase ofstatlocery 50,000 Office rent of Consuls-General not al lowed to trade.; 45,090 Salaries of Consuls-General, Consuls and Commercial Agents not allowed to trade £11,500 Intciprelers to Consulates m China.*... 5,300 Expenses 'incurred under direction of the Secretary of State 15,000 Salaries of Marshals of Consular Courts In Japan 9,000 Salary of Consul Mate and St. Domingo 9,000 Kent of prisons for American convicts in Japan, China, Slum and Turkey.... 0,000 Salaries or Ministers Eceidcnt, Ac., to „ IlajU and Liberia..... 11,500 Suppression of the Slave-trade 1»,000 Eecouragimr immigration 20,000 Expense under the Centrality Act 20,000 Kunnirgboiiuoary line between tbo New York and British Provinces.... 23,010 Despatches over Atlantic Cable 80,000 Capitalisation of the Scheldt dues (coin) 55,531 EXPENSES OF THE SHUTOUT ACAD EXT. Pay ofoQ!ctre,irii>lrnctote,cadetß' &c... Ci,fiW Commutation of subsidence &,0W Pay In lien of cloihinp to olllcera 1 servants Current and ordinary expenses. Increase and expense oflibrary, Expenses of Board of Visitors. Forage of artillery and cavalry sa*. hones 0,000 Horses for irhllcry and cavalry 1.000 Hcpalrs of officers quarters 6,000 Targets and batteries 600 Furniture for hospital 200 Cas pipes, &c btO Materials for quarters of subaltern offi cers 5,000 Ventilating and healing barracks, &c.... 40,000 Fuel for cadets' mesa nail B,ooq Removal and enlargement of pros works 20,000 Enlarging cadets’ laundry 5,0(.0 Furnitoxefor soldiers’ hospital 100 Inereasing supply of water, &c 13,000 Ice-house, 'iSWJ Fire-proof buildings, &C. 15,000 Wall of water battery 6,0u0 Permanent derrick •• 2,500 Increased pay of revenue entter offl-. ccrfi 133,400 IUVZII ASD lIAHBOH DIPBOrEKEKTS. Survey of works on Atlantic Coast 30,000 Pacific Coast 25,000 Northwestern Lakes 75,1.00 Western and Northwestern Hirers 135,000 Pier at Erie Harbor, Penn., and dredging channel 2j,000 Improvements at month of Conneant . _ iUvor, Ohio 10,000 Ashtabula Harbor, Ohio 51*9^5 Grard River Harbor, Ohio . 50,000 Sandusky River from Fremont to Lake Erie....... ........... . 80,000 Maumabay, Ohio 20«000 St. Clair Flats, Mich Month of Saginaw River, Mich 23,000 St-Mary’e River, Mich 52,0(W Month of An Saule River, Lake Huron.. 50,000 Marquette Harbor, Lake Superior 85,000 Eagle Harbor, Lake Superior. 73,000 Harbor at Superior Cliy, Wis 63,00 Aoxßcc Setes, Mich I l ',ooo Grand River Harbor, Mich, 40,000 Black Labe Harbor, Mich 51,000 St. Joseph Harbor, Mich 23,000 Racine Harbor, Wis 45,000 Sheboygan Harbor, Wls . 8,000 Mannltowoc Harbor. Wis 45,000 Green flay Harbor Wis 45,000 Manistee Harbor, Mich 00,000 White River Harbor, Mich : 67,000 Muskegon Harbor, Lake Michigan 59.000 Souib Haven Harbor, Mich 43,0-0 Now-Bohalo Harbor, Mich C0,“00 Dunkirk, N. Y 100,000 BuflWo.k Y 3W.000 uicott,k y HS’XS Oak Orchard, N.\ §I'99S Big Sodns Bay, N, Y- 80.000 I.ltliobodua£ay,N. Y 50,000 Oswego Harbor, N.Y...V... 00,000 Plattsburgh Harbor, N. Y 20,000 Kennebec River, Me 30,000 Osdensbnrgh Harbor, N. Y...... 40,000 Burlington Harbor, Vt 30.000 Tbnmes River, Conn - 38,000 St. Croix River. Me 15,000 Hudson River, N. T 803,168 M arcus Hook Harbor, Penn . 01,000 Chester Harbor. Penn.... 1 11,000 Delaware Breakwater 109,493 Palapsco River, Md 75,000 Month of Mississippi Elver. 200,000 Ohio River 100,000 Saco River, Mo 40,000 Boston Harbor 875,000 On the Mississippi at Dea Molnas 500,(J00 On the Mississippi at Bock Island Rapids 300,030 Ontonagon Harbor, Mich 600,000 Pentwaier Harbor, Lake Michigan 55,000 Here Marquette Harbor, Lake Michigan. 50,000 Williams River, Oregon 3<1.n00 Providence River, R. 1 25,000 Dredges and snagboats on Mississippi River 00,000 Dredges and snagboats on Wisconsin River 40,000 Removirg snags and boulders In Minne sota River 87,500 Improving Pawtucket River, R. 1 17,000 Fay of oQlcers and seamen 10,826,230 ContinccnU'xnenscs, Bureau laida and Docks... 1,007,000 Repairs al Navy Yard. Portsmouth, N. II 07,000 Boston 127,000 New YoVk.* 108,000 Itcpalie, &c., of Naval Laboratory at new York.... i. 3,500 Pcpalra ofKavy Yard at Philadelphia.;. 51.016 Washington 80.000 Pensacola 80,400 Mate Island. 6U.00U Ac., at Mare Island 7,257 Repairs, & c., at Naval Station, Sacketfa Harbor 2,1*00 Wound City,111...... 10,000 Repairs ai d Improvements Naval Asy lum at Philadelphia Pay of anperlntendenU, Am, of navy yarda and asylum under Bureau of Yards ana Bocks ' ISM Bureau olNavigation Expenses of Naval Academy ?•** Naval Obicrratory... v »«« Expenses of visitors at Naval Academy. 3.0U0 Bureau of Equipment and JCccraiLlng —Boucliea to discharged seamen,..... Expenses recruiting, txansportauoo, Ac. BW.uw Pay ol Snpennteedents and civil estab* t3a llriuncnt at navy yards under Borcan Construction and Bepalrs ®M>w Under Borcan Steam Enclneering 21.0WJ Under Bateau Provisions and Clothing.. Under Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. C0,<03 Surgeons' necessaries, medicine, and contingent expenses of Bureau of Med* Icine ami Surgery. 75,000 Bonaire and Improvements of Naval nos* piial at Boston T,3CO AtNewYcrk A - 12,51X1 At Washington ... 5,090 At Norfolk ....... 7,500 Pnrclmrc and outfit of Naval Hospital at Philadelphia 'i IMOO Building Naval Hospital at More Island 20,090 Marino Corps 1,505,212 LEGISLATIVE, mCL'tITZ AKD JUDICIAL. Compensation and mileage of Senators. 414,000 Compensation ol officers of Senate 9V*Ol Contingent expenses of SenaleStatloncry 23,000 Newspapers S,WW Cdhnreition'il Globe Reporting. Ac., In JHAIy G10be....' 21,250 Additional pay of Senate reporters to Globe ••• 000 Set of Globe for Senators in Ttdrty-ninUi Congress .. 0,373 To na> one cent for every five pages la Globe, Ac., exceeding 3,000 13,000 Clerks to Committees, Ac.-... 55,730 Capitol Police 23.500 Heating and ventilating apparatus 2j,000 iligcelfaoeoQß items —. 30,000 Compensation and mileage of members oftbeßoose of Representatives 1,100,000 Compensation of Clerks, Ac. 155.249 COUXCJOEST EXPEJBXB O? IIOC3X OF HTPUESZSTA- TINTS. Cartaco 3,5% Clerk* to Committees, Ac 81,000 Coxiercseloiiol Globe , (21 copies (o each member,) Ac., Fortieth Congress, Ac.. 35,392 Paying one coot for every fl. e pages over 3.000 in Globe and Appendix 15,000 Set of Glube lor each Representative in Fortieth Congress 37.500 Folding documents, Ac 42,000 Tael, lights, Ac 15,000 Furniture Ac 40,000 Horace, carriages, Ac 10,210 Laborers 12,633 lopay Louis Panders 200 Miscellaneous Items... 53.630 Newspapers 12.500 Pages. Ac 16^200 Reporting, Ac. for Hally Globe. 23,000 Stationery 27,000 Additional compensation to Globe Re j porters public pnisnsa. Compensation of Superintendent and clerks, &c., and contingent expenses 11517 Pablic printing 44 3*1£9 Paper.... 705,972 Binding .' 351,310 Mapping in cases pending in Supreme Conrt 3,000 Lithographing and engraving for Con press ... .. ............ 75,000 IJBRiBT OP COHOBES9. jauiMAi Ul bvnwMoo* Compensation of employes and contin gent expenses IS,*IC Books 10,000 Newspapers, <tc .• 1.600 Botanic Garden aud pay of employes.... 10,671 couirr op claims. Salaries of Judges, ttaiionery and pay of Attorneys 42,300 Payment oMudgments of the Coart 1,000,000 Pay of tie President and his Secretaries and clerks 43,300 Contingent * expenses of Execntlre OflTce .. 6,000 Pay of secretary of State, clerks, «£c.... Cj.SSO Contingent expenses of State Depart ment, Including publishing taws, stationery and miscellaneous items. 5C.500 Rent of building for State Department.. 15.000 Alteration? to same 15,000 Compensation to watchmen, and contin gent expenses of building 14.320 TBEIBCBT DEPACTICEHT. Tay ol Secretary, clerk?, Ac, uer First Comptroller, clerks, Ac 48,3t1) Second Comptroller, clerks, Ac 187,050 First Auditor, clerks. Ac 60.3C0 Second Anditor, clerks, Ac...... 221,810 Third Auditor, clerks, Ac .. 889,090 Fdnitta Auditor, clerks. Ac 110 900 Fifth Anditor, clerks, &c 49,920 Sixth Anditor, clerks, Ac... 103,100 Treasurer, clerks, Ac ISB.SSO neclstcr, clerks, Ac... 91,520 Solicitor,clerks, Ac..... 22,100 Commissioner of Customs, clerks, Ac.. * 49,820 Clerks. Ac., of Lighthouse Board 9.520 Comptroller of Currency, clerks, Ac.... 120,000 Paper and printing, Ac.,' circulating notes ............... 200,000 Expenses of stamps and incidental ex penses 250,000 Saiarlea aod expenses under Internal l!cv«nne Laws 6,000,000 Contingent expenses of Treasury De partment in office of Secretary for copying, extra cleric hire, &c., £c 10,000 Temporary clerics 50,100 Additional clerks and additional com- pensation for extra labor - Janitors of Treasury Building Contingent expenses of Second Comp troller's Office First Complroller’a Office. First Andflorb Office Second Auditor's Office... Fonrth ApdllorV Office... Fifth Auditor's Office... . Sixth Auditor's Office.... Treasurer’s Office.... Tbe Register's Office. Solicitor's Office 4,200 Commissioners of easterns' Office...... 5,000 Lighthouse Board 1,510 Comptroller of Currency... , 5,000 Commissioner of Internal Revenue 30,000 iturean of Statistics 4,n0 Gathering Statistics of Mines 15,000 Stationery lor Ireasniy Dept., &c 100,000 Compensation ol Watchmen, &c., and contingent expenses of Treasury Build- trig. .... Rent of building for Treasury Dept. DEFAimiENT OF TILS LSTEHIQU. Pay of Secretary, clerk, «tc Pay of Commuiloncr of Land Office, Clerks, «fec S3C,S4O 600,090 000,000 Indian Adairs, Clerks, &c FenelODE, Clerks. &c co-tTisacrr zxpessbs. Office of Secretary 10,000 Keii&irs ol I‘aient Office Building 20,(00 Expenses of Distfibunug Documents... 0.000 Patent Office Building 18.000 Coniinseut expensed Indian Office 0.000 reiidioo Office 22^00 Compensation and contingent expenses in office Commissioner of Public Buildings 5,200 Pay Purveyor General of Minnesota and clerks 8,300 Bacotah and Montana.... Kansas lowa and Nebraska Colorado and Utah New Mexico and Arizona. California Idaho Nevada . Oregon 0,500 Wastlneton Territory 4,000 Pay KecOrdcr 1-and Titles In Missouri... 500 Pent, 4c., Sorreyor General’s Office, 0reg0n................ 1.500 California 5.« K) 200,000 Washington Territory. Kansas lowa and Nebraska 2,000 Dakotah and Montana 1,100 Colorado and Utah 2,000 Idaho a.OOO Nevada 2,000 Expenses of Snprcme and olner united __ ___ States Courts 1,300.000 Pay Secretory War, clerks, 4c 81,330 Adjutant General, clerks, 4c 210,700 Quartermaster General, clerks, 4c...... 309,300 Paymaster General, clerks, 4c 200,300 Commissary General, clerks, 4c. St. 4-10 Surgeon General, clerks, 4c 43,340 Clerks, 4c,, to Chief Engineer 23,980 Clerks, 4c., in Ordnance Office 00,040 Additional pay to employes in above -offices....... ........................ 0,040 Pay two clerks In Signal Office 2,800 One clerk in office Inspvcior of Military Academy - •. 1,500 Coniine* nt expenses of office of faecre* tary of War * 20,000 Adjutant General 20,000 Quartermaster General 8,000 Paymaster General 10,000 Commissary General 14*000 Chief Engineer o<ooo Surgeon General 15,000 Chief of Ordnance. 0,000 OfMllllary Justice 1,300 Expense of War|lDepaitmenfc Build* lug... ••••. 24,570 Building comer P and Seventeenth streets 15,000 Building comer P and Fifteenth streets 14,570 Pay Secretary of Navy, clerks. 4c 58,800 1 Chief Bureau Yards and Docks clerks. 156 66,167 3,(100 5,000 4c 16,610 Ennimnent and Becrmtlne clerks, Ac.. • 14,930 Navigation clerks. Ac....'. 10.220 Oidlnance clerks, Ac 16,620 Construction and Repair clerks, Ac 18,22 q Steam Enpincerirp, clerks. Ac 13,C2u Provisions and Clothing. clerks, Ac .... 31,120 iledicme and Surgery, clerks, Ac 11,120 Contingent expenses office Secretary of Navy. 5,000 Bureau Yards and Docks 1,8 O Equipment ana Becndtln? '7ss KovlgnUcn 2,100 Ordnance. .. ....................... 3,300 Construction and Repair 1,000 Steam Engineering 2,500 Provisions and Clothing 1,500 Medicine and Surgery Expenses of Navy Department building. 15,132 Pay Postmaster General, clerks. Ac.,(la andlng temporary clerks, Ac.) 51j,300 Con.it.gent expenses Post Office Depart mem oo,ojo Pay Commissioner Agriculture, clerks, <£c • - ..... 39,050 Contingent expenses 13$*) Collecting statistics . 30,000 Purchase and distribution of seeds 80.000 Purchase of Glover Museum. 30,000 Employes In seed room • 6,200 Propagation ol plants, &c., and distribu tlon 14,000 Experimental garden B,B'JO Pay employes at Mint, Philadelphia..... 161,500 Contingent expenses and Height 13,000 Specimens to he preserved ..... GOO Pay employes Branch Mint, San Francis* Contingent expenses and specimens.... -57,347 Pa; employes Assay office, Now York.. 65,700 Contingent expenses - 70,000 Fay employes Branch Mint, Denver...« 83,770 Contingent expenses 15,500 Salaries of Assistant Treasurers, United States .. - 20,500 Additional salary to Treasurer of Mint at Philadelphia Branch Mint, New Orleans Branch Mint, Denver Branch Mint, ban Francisco Pay employes Of Assistant Treasurer, at 805t0n...... 25,200 AtPbiladciphia. New York St. Loma. Kcw Orleans. Pay Stamp Clerks, Office Assistant Treas urer, San Francisco 2,400 Par Depositary at Santa Fo and em ployes , 4, SCO Clerk to Acting Assistant Treasurer, at Denver 1,300 Employes Depositary at LoaisvUle. ccicogo.. Pitisbnreh UalUmore Clnclmati. - Clerks In office of Assistant Treasurer, San FratcL?co 4,500 Add tonal Clerks, Ac., tmderact Angnst „ b, 1«6 60,000 Designated Depositaries Special scents to examine books, Ac ... 5,000 Supervising and local inspectors of . steamboats, Ac., Including expenses of . Investigations, Ac. 110,000 Contingentespenses under act AogostC, 184 U f. 250,000 Ccecks and certlflcates of deposit for Snb-Treasnries, Ac 13,000 Pa? of officers of Territory of flew Mex ico.. .. 12,500 Mlleageof members of Legislature, Ac.. 20,000 Contingentcxpenaes of lerritqry 1,500 Par of officers of lerritorr of Utah 13,1)00 vilcare o» members of Legislature, Ac; 30,000 Contlurent expenses of Territory 1,500 Same for Tenitory of Washington 81,000 Nebraska C 1,600 Colorado 33,600 Arizona 33.500 Idaho 83.000 Montana.. 33,000 Par or Attorney Genera}, clerks, &c Contingent expcnaea office of Attorney General 8,000 Salaries of Justices Supreme Court..... 51.500 TrsTchre expenses or Jndjje of fllnth ' Circuit : 1.000 Salaries of District Judges of United Slates Courts 121,500 Jndta-e of Supreme Court. 1> .C.. 10,000 Reporter ol Decisions of Supreme Court 2,5-0 Dutnct Attorneya and Marshal-* 29,850 Expenses of loans and Treasury notes.. 2,000,000 Detecting ciunierleitere.; 150,000 1 o supply deficiency In fund for the re lief of sick and disabled seaman. 250,009 Salaries of ComxnU&locers to codify United Stales laws, Clerks, Sc 17.00 J 78,300 Pay of sundry employe* about the Capl tot, public gardens and public grounds Public pardener J»J« Saudi y employes at Executive mansion OjWU Sundry employes at btlcges and nubile reservations 11,319 Heating apparatus of Congressional Ll* Lrary Expenses of Metropolitan Police nmcitxcT Trans 1566-67. Pensions and expenses of Pension o(B-*e 19,010,000 Pensions, (transferred from Nary Pen sion Fund) 70,000 Engineer's offico superintending Pacific Railroad 4,500 Capitol extension, iscladioireisbt addi tional columns 4 t ,000 Yentllailns Capitol y.OCO Eiebtb Census 58,9J3 Debts of Indian sendee in Oregon and Wa*hli-eton 40,000 To pay J. Strolun 4tw Repairs in Librarr of Congress, and ad dXtioral emp10ye5..................... 8,360 Completlrpjepaira at Executive Man sloe **• ,*>*.•••••• Fuel at Executive Mansion and Capitol. 2,003 Pondrette pH at Executive atanlo 516 Repairs roof Executive Mansion.. j~>oo Bridge at Utile Falls. Potomac River.... JB.3M Deficiencies In Senate contingencies.... Repairs of roof of Capitol.. 3,™kj Repairing streets washed by freshet Sewer between Sixteenth and Seven tecuth streets. behind II street.. ~,000 Dredging, 4c., channel of River Thames, near Norwich, Conn 35,000 To pay widow of F. M. Kotch for an ar ticle written by him lor agricultural reportfor ISGI 213 Temporary clerks in Treasury Depart ment 50,000 For books, 4c., for Library of the Mint.. I,OCU Telegraphic expenses of Slate Depart- men toy the Atlantic Cable 80,000 PreservatlonandrcpatrofCustom house. Charleston, S. C 25,000 Beacons fit Lower Bay at New York...- 13,000 For copyright and plates of American CuJStPilot, (Secretary of Treasury).. 20,000 To Give effect to Section 7. act ot July 28, JSC6, for the Secretary of the Interior.. SG,COO For Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians, under various treaties, to be paid with $32,500.85 more after three years 900,000 9CXDUT CmL EXTXS9ES. SurveyolAtlsnticand Gutf Coasts 250,000 : Western coasts South Florida Reefs. 4c 2j,ouu • Publishing observations of coast survey. 5,000 Repairs of coast survey vessels 39,000 Pay of Engineers on coast survey ves i Mi 5...... 10,000 iionrnocsrs. Supplying lighthouses with oil, &C 246,717 Repairs and incidental expenses 205,000 Salaries of keepers . 251,000 Seamen** wage?, &c 371,739 Raising and renalnng buoys, «tc 222,350 Visiting and inepectlnglights, ±: 2,00 n Repairs of fog signals, Ac 20,000 Commissions to Superintendents 12,000 Repairs at Wood's tide. Mass . 13,0uu Beacon, Connimlcnt Po.nt, Providence River. 35,0r0 Repairs at various stations 31,200 Rebuilding Cumberland Head Light house 18,000 Sangert!es,N. Y., llgutbonsc 25,000 bluyvesai»t,N.Y., Lighthouse 35,000 Repairs to sandspolnt, N. Y., light sta tion 9,100 Execution Rocks light station 19,000 Great Captain’s Island light elation ISJtfO Norwalk Island tight station 12,000 Old Field Point light station 12,000 . Eaton’s Neck light station 11,800 j Uttlc Gall Island light station 14,600 1 Rebuilding Cedar Island light station... 25,000 New lighthouse on North End Lighter Is land, East River, N-V 7,500 Vault for storage of oil, Staten Island, N.T 20,881 Breakwater at Staten Island, N. Y 57.0U0 Sea wall at Staten Island. N. Y 18,000 landing tv hart at Staten Island. N. Y... 13,000 Workshops for lamplsts on Staten la , land. N.T 15.000 Repairs at Morgan's Point 12,000 Tramways, Ac.. Staten Island 8,000 Protection of lighthouse site at Abse com, N. J 5,000 Lighthouse at Egg island, N. Y 15,000 Buoy shed at Staten Island, N.T 8,780 Beacon light at Somers* Cove, Md 10,000 Lighthouse at Cape ilatteras, N. C 73,000 Light station ally bee Island. S. C 81,448 Lighthouse at Cape Canaveral, Fla 21,470 Station at Pensacola 2* ,WO Station at band Island 80,000 Lishthonse at Mobile Point Sn,OUO Sundry lighthouses at various points.... 53,500 Beacon ou Sister island, St. Lawrence River 10,000 Light Station at West Sister island. Lake Erie 12,000 Range Lights Marne Bay, Ohio.. 5,000 Light Station. Bayley’s Harbor. Mich.... 15,000 Station at Bols EUnce Island, Mich 14,000 Lighthouse So. Fox Island, Lake Michi gan .7. 15,000 Granite Island, Lake Superior 29.0Q0 SLilligalcr, Lake Michigan 40,000 Day-beacon, Siauard’a Rock, Lake Su perior..... 10.CCO Llghthonsc, Sturgeon Point, Lake Huron 15,000 Light-stations Grand River and Milwau kee. 3,000 Keencr's-Louae Presque Island bta;lon. Lake Huron 7,G00 Thunder Bay Island'Station, Lake Hu ron 8.000 Mnskegon Station, Lake Michigan 8,000 Beacon-light. Sand Point, Mtch 9,000 Fog-signal. Point Conception, Cal 6,000 Re-establishing lights on Southern coast 100,COO Two Bnnerintsndenta' life-saving sta tions. Long Island and New Jersey.... 3,900 Fifty-four keepers of stations • lO.SoO Contingencies of life saving stations.... 10,000 Lighthouse at Santa Cmz, Cal B',ooo Point Keyes... 15,000 Trowbriogc’s Point, Mich 15.0J0 Mcndo’a, Mich 14,000 Braddock’s Point, Ga 13,000 Range-lights, Morris Island, S. C 15,000 Ligutnonsc, Deepwater Shoals, James River..' ; 16.000 Iron lighthouse at Southwest Pass 103,000 Punta Arenas, Cal G 5.000 Cape Blanco, Oregon 73,000 MIHCTUAHrOUB. Balance duo estate C.fl. Peaslea 7,519 Barge Office, New York 50,000 Stone building and lot. Suspension Bridge, N. Y 6,000 Custom House, WiscasseC, Me.... 23,000 Custom House, New Orleans, La 10,000 Flues in Patcm OQice 8,0 0 Extension of Patent Office 73.000 Extension of Capitol 250.000 Home of Capitol 15,000 Liabilities of Census Office ... . 690 1 Mannc Hospital, Louisville, Ky 10,00 ) Custom House, Newport, vt 10,000 Astoria, Oregon 23,000 Machiaa. Me 20.000 Appraiser's stores, Philadelphia 50,C00 Custom Houses and other public build legs .... 23,000 Custom House at Middletown, Conn 6,0C0 Fixtures, Ac., for do 600 iron spindle. Success Bock, Long Island Sound 500 Furniture and repairs of Boston Houses 23,100 Vaul s and safes 20,000 Replacing iron roots with copper or slate 25,000 Miscellaneous expenses. Treasury build ing ...... . 35,000 Heating apparatus forpubiic buildings. 23,000 U. S. Court House ana Pest Office, Desmolnes, lowa 83,000 Continuation ofTreasory Building 50,000 Repalis, &c., In New York custom House 37,000 Thirty copies Hist nice vols, Sstates at Large 943 Settlement accounts of Jos. Tun’s 6,094 Heating Supreme Court-room 15,0 X) Extra ciciks Indian Office 11,200 To pay for digest of TantfLaws I,UJO Public buildings and grounds—sundry tnisceilancouß items 29,400 Ligntnine Capitol and President’s bouse, Ac 55,000 TJrhtnmg Four and Onc-balf-street, Maryland-avenoe, Ac 15,000 Par of lamplighters 25.000 Repairs of bridges over Eastern Branch 6,000 Fuel for Piesidcnt’s house 5,100 Care of sundry reservations In Washing ton 38,300 Repairs of streets and water .pipes, Ac.. 21,000 Repairs and fuel, furnaces In Capitol... 1,000 Water to Canlloi 5,000 Expense of lighting Lapltol by elec tricity. 4,200 Repairs in iron! of War Department.... I*,OQO Repairs of President's house 21,253 Green-house tn Botanical Garden 33.000 To purchase library of Peter Force 300,000 Bust ofPuloskl. I,UOO Record-books furnished Secretary of In terior 600 Salary of Warden of Jail 2.0C0 Building for Department of Agriculture 100.000 Smithacnian Inslltntlon 10,000 Government Hospital for Insane 109,300 Washington Aqueduct .......... 20,000 Takingcare of copyright matter at Pa tent Office - .. 11,800 Columbian Institute for Deaf and Dumb 02,175 Columbia Hospital 10,000 Expenses* of collecting revenue from sales of public laada 325,500 Sm vcylng public lands—Minnesota..... 15,000 Dakotab 13,*00 Nebraska 15,000 Kan5a5........................... 15,000 Idaho ' 15.000 Colorado 15,000 Nevada 20,000 Arizona 10,000 California 30,tU0 Oregon 20,000 Washington Territory 10,000 Survey boundary of California and Ore gon, 42d parallel of North latitude 13,847 Oregon and Idaho 9,600 New Mexico, 37th parallel 19,000 A BUT. Expenses of recruiting 800,000 Pay ol the army...."** : 14,757,95* Commutation of officers’ subsistence.... Commutation offorage for officers’ hrrsea 104,600 Payments In lieu of clothing for officers’ servants... 276,973 Payments to discharged soldiers for clolbingnot drawn 300,000 1 of the army 100,000 Artificial limbs 70,000 Army Medical Museum 10,000 Library of Surgeon General 19,0.0 Expenses of Commanding General’s office 10,000 Arsenal and Armory, Rock Island, 1U... C3&500 •Walervlelt Arsenal, Now York . 33.200 Expenses of Oidnance service....'. 800,000 Alleghany Arsenal, Pittsburgh, Penn... 31,000 Champlain Arsenal Vergennes, Vt 8,000 Columbus Arsenal, Ohio 189,6-13 Fort Monroe Arsenal, Virginia.......... 6,000 Fort Union Arsenal; New Mexico 10,000 Ftankford Arsenal, Brldesburgb, Penn.. CO.OOU Kennebec Arsenal, Augusta, Me 1,523 Indianapolis Arsenal, Indiana 169,635 Leavenworth Arsenal, Kansas 15,000 New York Arsenal, Governor’s Island.. 1,200 Pikesville Arsenal. Maryland 800 St. Louis Arsenal, Missouri G3,WXJ Washington Arsenal, D. C 50.000 Watertown Arsenal, Massachusetts 21,6-17 Purchase ol bears Estate, Watertown ... 49,700 ran edxbs’s bureau. * Salaries of Commissioner, clerks Ac.... 270,800 Stationery and Printing 63,C00 Quarters and fuel 200,000 commissary Stores 1,500,000 Medical Department... 500.C0U Transportation SOO,OCQ School Snperintendcnts 25.000 Buildings for schools and asylums 500,000 Telegraphing and postage 18,000 Erection of flre-prool building at Jeffer sonville, Ind 130,000 50,000 118,930 5.C00 15,000 1,000 500 25.0 0 3,0C0 2.000 10.000 116.360 2,000 15,700 83,600 237,920 5,300 7.000 7.000 7.000 3.000 14.000 5.000 7.000 24,883 13H,120 iu,seo roMmCATTONH. For Fort Scainmel, Portland, Me For Fort Georges, on Hog Island ledge, Portland. Me 50,(T0 For Fort Wlntbrop, Boston. Maaa 50,000 For Fort Warren, Boston, Mass 50,000 For fort at entrance ol New Bedlonl 10,200 Harbor 30,000 For Fort Schuyler, East Elver, New York.... 60,000 For Fort at Willett's Point, opposite Fort Schuyler 50,000 For fort on site o£ Fort Tompkins. Sta ten Island 50,000 For fort at Sandv Book, New Jersey.... 50,000 For repairs of Fort Washington, on the Potomac River 25,000 For Fort Monroe, Hampton Hoods, Vir ginia........... ............ ........... For Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida.... For Fort Jefferson, Garden Key, Xorta gaa 50,000 For Fort CUncb.'AmeUa Island, Florida 20,000 For fort at Fort Point, San Frandsco... 50.0*2; For fort at lime Point. California 50,000 For fort at Alcatraz Island, San Francis- „ ... co bay For Fort Preble, Portland harbor, ile... 60.000 For Fort llcCiary, Porthmonih harbor. New Hampshire. Co * ooo For Fort Boston l ja - lj j^qqq For smrey -of northern and nor^”’ at iheonUet of Lake Champlain 25,000 £ 20 - 000 Fnr «m»traction and repair of barracks. ’ Aclat Willett's Point, New York..,. 25,000 am rase. Pw ol SnnertQtendeiiU or lodto At- u liffl 27’tiCO ProTislons 11,300 Buildings a: apcccles...... 10,000 Cootissfanea of Indian Depanment.... 8&00 Fulfilling treaty stipulations with Apacbes Aiapaboes and Ctejecnea of Upper Ar* kanras Btrcr.... 106,000 Anckarees.tiro* Ventres and Mandaws. 10000 Cowai Che? and Kiowas 43,000 Cheyennes of Upper Plane 10,0.0 Comancbcs, Kiowas and Apaches of * Arkansas Hirer. . 25,000 Callpeofas, Jlocallas and Clacksways of Willkirneue Valley 6,300 Chas-taSccloa and Umpqua........ S,VJO Cbippewas. Menomonecs, Wlnnebagoes ~ and New Y*ork Indians 1,500 Ctlrpewas of Saginaw, Swan Creek and Black Blrcr Chippe» as of Lake Snpirtor Chippewascf Bols Fortßand Chppcwa-* of the Mississippi........... CLlppewas, Pillager “d lake Wianeba Chlppcwaa of the Mississippi, P. and L. _ n W. bands in Minnesota U.o-0 Chlppewas, Red Lake • and Pembina Chickasaw* 'STwii Choctaws a*' Confederated tribes, 4c., in Middle Ore con Ij/M Creeks Crows Delawares.... «.,*« D'wansb, 4c., in Washington Territory. Fliuheads, 4c 5U.920 lowas 3,573 Kansas .» 10,‘0O Kickapoos 12,0.0 Klamath and Medoc SO.liO Mexkahs b,ioo Mcfomonccs 17,696 Miamis, of Kansas 11,-MO Miami*. Eel Hirer 1.100 Molels * 6,500 N'lxquallj s, Pyallups, 4c 7,»M Jfez Otnafcas 3 i , *, < 2 Oe-ges ...... ..... a-wo • Otfawae and Chlppewas, of Michigan... 10,.20* Ottoes and Missonrias 13,um) Pawnees Poncas. --'^2 Pottawattamie* *»3,WJT Pottawattamieeof ilttron Quapaws S.fM Qunaielts and CciUehutcs 8«SOO Hogne Hirer Indians Sacs and Foxes.'cf Mississippi . 51,WH Sacs and foxes, of Missouri 7,270 Seminole.*.... * 51,W« Srnacas Senecas, or New* York ll.DCks Senecas and fchawnces..... 2,060 Sha-'nces. ............... • ............ 5,000 Shoshones fclonx, of Dakotab 131,400 Lower Binlcs 5,tU) Two Kellies 2.3i> Yanktorale 2,37 j Sans Arc* *£o Six Nations, of New Y’ork 4,500 Sklailams 10,000 Tabe Grache, Utcs 36,5 W Umpqoas, Cow Creek Band 530 Umpquas and Calapooals, of Umpqua Valley, Oregon 5,170 Walla Walla, Cay use and Umatilla 2!,soy Wlnnehagocs 61.250 Wallpahte Snakes 7.0U0 Yokamas 21,600 Yanctons, Sioux 63,(.D0 OUEIUI DtCUJEXXAI. EXPENSES OP ISDIAS 9EB- 1,000 203,090 Arizona... California Colorado . Dakotah.. 1dah0.... Montana. Nevada. Kevr Mexico. Oregon and Washington Utah Utah Deficiency..*. Utah—Removing Indiana to I'ulnta Vai ley 15,000 aascn.T.ANzoc9. Colonizing. Ac., Indiana lately in Texas, now on Cnoctaw leaseholds 22,621 Surveying reserved tracts and allot 1 ing tocm .......... Expeiisesbciogales Southern Cherokees IJ,S1 J ,S- Wichlias and other affiliated bands 37,301 Indiana in California. Indiana in Oregon and Washington Go,oot Navajoes lo New Mexico I(W,UOi Navajoes at Fort Sumner Kj^vti Stray bands, Potiwattoiales and Win- - - - ncbagoca, In Wiscoiiblh 1,59 Sii-BCton, Wapalon, Medawakanton, Wahpakoota, tiioux or Dakotas 100,00 Imciest on Indian bonds 130, <3 Interest on Indian oonds (abstracted).. Vrauportaaoool annuities 30,32 Deficiency lor transportation of iLdiaas order treaty of Fort Snily 4,K Deficiency for Fbihi-ads* 1,00 Ouinal«n*a and Qcllebotes 39 vaccination 2,50 Colfccilrg Colorado Indians in Arizona.. 50,04 Expenses of rescuing prisoners trom ia- Oisls 5.W Postoffice bill Pension bill SVIsU.M Diplomatic bill 1,125,11 Military Academy bUI 203,01 Diver and Uurhur bi'l 4.712,11 Naval bill 1C.71H.51 legislative, Fsecmivc and Judicial hUi..22,u30,(J! ForUScanuns bill 1230. CU Indian bill 0,017,23 Civil service bill .. CUS’J.SS Amy bill Deficiencies and snnuiy minor bills, Total The above includes nel'Ucr piivuie mils nr such bills as authorize expenditures whhot making deCnite appropriations. A GVIOKUa HOKIIOK. Shooting Kcvclattous. A scientific writer in the London Lanct, having investigated the subject, has demo.- etrated by experiment that in every ehignot, not composed of tbe natural hair of tie wearer, there are myriad parasitica, namd cri’gunucs,whicn Infest cacti individual hoi. These insects are invisible, except by micr scopic test, but in their substance and hub is are more offensive than the famed gray-tak wbich made Libby Prison anch a den of bc ror. On every half inch of each hair area thousand of these inexpressibly disgustis? epizoa. They “live, move and havo tber being” In millions unon each hair of thecAj uon, and when the myriad hairs tb.t compose these ** adornments ” are cc»- sidcicd, tbe numbers of the nl nute and abominable eplzoa ire “ as tbe sands on the sea shore, or os tie stars of Heaven for multitude.” Subject'd to a moderate degree of heat, they becoae instinct with life, and wander at will amour and around the capillary cells, “ seckiig wbat they may devour.” Each Is upediuhs humani cupUi*, as much so os the Identical one on wbich Burns wrote the ode, wbm he saw it 44 on the lady's bonnet.” Neithjr acids, a l -kalis, ether, nor 350 degrees of dry beat kills them. Practically toey are Inde structible. According to the authority quoted, in the conditions of a ball-room the giegailnes 44 revive, grow, and multiply by dividing into many parts—called germ globules ; these fly about the ball room in millions, get inhaled, drop on the refresh ments—in fact, enter the interior of people by hundreds of ways, and thus reach their specific gregarian development.” In Russia the hair for them is supplied by the poorer people, especially peasant wo men of theilordwines and the Burlakes,near the Volga, who do a large trade in it. 44 When the Burlako goes out lo work In the spring, he perhaps pats a clean shirt on, bat be decidedly never takes it off until he re turns home in autumn.” Verily, here is a fine chance for parasites. A learned professor !□ London has actually practically tested and demonstrated the vi tality of these parasites. Six hairs of a chig non, subjected to 120 degrees of heat, and placed around the neck af a hen, which had been clean shaved for the purpose, he placed the bird in front of a stove for a short time. He tells the result as follows; “At the end of this period the ‘grega rines* which bad been placed In felt were carefully examined. They had undergone great development, ana more than a score showed unmistakable slgusoflifc. But on re moving the hairs from the neck of the ben and placing them nuder the microscope, a most extraordinary change in the ova ap peared to have taken place. Tne hairs were swarming with the released eplzoa; nearly all, indeed, were more or leas detached from the envelope, and presented many of the ficcnliaritica of the 'ptdiculus humani capitis.* n many the mouth was furnished with a probocls, the antennal as long os the thorax, and the depressed segments of the abdomen were clearly visible. It was abundantly evi dent that no process to which the hair has yet been submitted had even impaired, much less destroyed, the vitality of the ‘grega riDea.* ” • The horrible facts of the shore inrcstljra tion me of extreme concern to the ladles, who hare so numerously adopted the habit .of wearing these purchased chignons, and many will hesitate longerto carry upon their heads a load of disgusting parasities, whose origin is only less appalling than their im mense number, their unlimited potter of re production, their easy awakening from dor mancy into activity, and their security from either detection or destruction. Let the la dies ponder. THE PEDiCESS OF WALES. Interesting Intelligence* the nnEtniAxiSii BCXLimrr. [From the London Times, Feb. 20. J The following bulletin was Issued last evening; ilAULßonouoa House. Feb. IX Her Boyal Richness the Princess of Wales bos for some days past entered from acute rheu matism. The pains and the febrile action are somewhat lees to-day than they were yesterday. The Prin cess has fcsjoyen several boors of calm sleep to- day. (Signed) Airmen Fihee, M. D. Wlllllk Jairarn, M. D. £dwaud H. Scetescio, M. D. THE ACCOCCHMENT BULLETIN. fFrom the Fall Mall Gazette, Feb. SU.J Hie anxiety which has been entertained for several days relative to the health of her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales will be set at rest by the auspicious news- we are enabled to publish to-day. The following bulletin was issued at Marlborough Mfcc this morning: Majobobocgix House, February 20.15G7,» 8;SO a. s. f Her Royal Hishness tbe Princess ot Wales was safely QeliTered of aPiincew at 0:30 thtauiornis?. UerconUnement was mojt favorable, and was in no wav affected bytbe rheumatism from which the Princess is euaeriog. Her Royal Highness and the ictant Princess are going on quite well. (Signed) Airmen Finns, 31. i). Williab Jennux, M. D. EnwAun H. brevmixo. M.D. At half-past ten this morning this auspi cious event was officially announced to the Lord Mayor In a communication from the Secretary'of State, which was immediately afterwards posted in front of the Mansion House. . . Xne Landseer Itlons. The Saturday Jttviae complains that the country is asked to pay to Baron llarochettl, for the casting of the Trataigar Square lions, about twice as much as Sir E. Landseer re ceives lor eight years’ labor in designing and modelling them. The Baron asks not less than £II,OOO for the casting, althoagh “ our best English Arm” offered to do it for £ft.ooQ. On the other hand, the “.Flaneur” of the 2Tomii>g Star says: It is violating no cofldenco to state that S*r Edwin Landseer is not merely thoroughly satisfied with the stare which Baron Maro chelti’s staff offounders have bad in the pro duction of the lions, bat expresses his doubts whether any such perfect piece of casting, sneb tboronsh adaptation to each other of the various pieces which compose each Hoc, could have been performed elsewhere. There are five separate castings to each animal. .. 60,000 60,000 Fires* Lockpobt, N. T., March 9.—A Are last night destroyed the hardware store of Be verly & Stmnst; loss about {IO,OOOI in sured. , ... New York, Marcho—Tie clothim; wire house of I*. Blanchard «fc Co., South atreet. was damaged this morning by tire to the amount of {20,000 ; small Insurance. 19,500 13 800 out* 13,00* 13,afl 70.0 CC 7,500 20,006 20,000 20,000 20,000 50.0 W) 33,300 43.000 12,004 .19.273.09 >j.ast,d .12,754,71 .51H.793.0J