Newspaper of Evening Star, June 12, 1860, Page 3

Newspaper of Evening Star dated June 12, 1860 Page 3
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y ^ LOC A I. NE WS. Im^r ?s??ro* of r?* Ci-:t CorjiciLa, V*aTE*04T ? \fler the oryanzatlon and separate batons of tbe boards y?tt*rday, they went lnte joint convention for the purpose of Inaugurating the Mayor elect, Mr Dot*, of the upper board, oompvfau the chair, and Mr Kenaedy, of the lower bnerd. irtiic aa aecretary. Mr Flaber off-red the following reeolution, which waa adopted KaoIred, That a committee of seven. consisting of three members from the Board of Aldermen and tour member* of the Council?one from each ward?be appointed to examine the returnaof the ^ommiaalenera at the recent election, and report the result ef inch examination to this joint meet i tte chair appointed u said committee Messrs Fisher. Moore, Semmes, Bryan, Mulloy, and Ober. The committee tben retired to perform the duty assigned them when On motion of Mr McNerhnny, the meeting took a receaa of tfteen minutes. At the etplratton of fifteen minutes the meeting wns again called t> order, when? AWlerman Fisher presented the report of the '" mmlttee appointed to examine the returns of >he commissioner* The report showing Mr. Berret to hare received the largest number of rot** cast, (a plurality of twenty votes over Mr Wallach,) the Chairman < Mr Dove) declared him daly elected Mayor of the city. Aldermsn Bohrer then moved that a committee of two be appointed to wait on tbe Mayor, to Inform him of bts election, and request his presence to be sworn Into oflce. Councilman Borrows?Mr. President. If It Is In order, I wish to present a protest against the Uvnlitr of Mr Berret's election. I desire to hare It received and laid on the table. r The President?The Chair conceives that as this meeting la convened for a special pnrpose, no -e?Uter business ran be brought before It All joint meetings are convened under special law, and for peclsl onrposrs This Joint meeting has been ? onvenen under a special provision of the charter for a special purpose, si m pi v to witness the adminl?iratiAa ? *** 4"~ 4U*- m*"r ' *"* v, hi iw mayor i ne )?"hair rule* tbat any other business at this time would be out of order. Mr Borrow* ?Mr. President. I merely wlib to lie. air. that I offered It in the Board of Common Council, and there It was ruled out of order by the chairman on the ground that thia would be the proper time to present it. 1 therefore offer tt b'trni the only opportunity 1 ahall have 1 mutt o\r: take an appeal from the decision of the <"%a1r. but would atate in doing ao that 1 take thia simply that the memorial may be put on T?rord, lor I concur with the Chair in his deitaion, and shall mv*elf vote to sustain him in It. The question being taken by yeas and nays, revolted in sustaining the decision of tbe Chair l?v a unanimous vote Th? question was then taken on tbe motion of Mr. Bobrer. relative to the appointment of a comsatttee to wait on the Mayor, which was agreed to. The Chair appointed Air Bohrer and Mr. Borrows to constitute said committee These gentlemen then retired to tbe Mayor's ^ffloe, when after the lapse of a few minutes they returned in company with the Mavor elect ana escorted him to the President's table, when be delivered the following addrew Kellow-citlxens: In entering once more upon the discharge of tb? duties of chief executive rtScer of the eltv, 1 feel it to be a duty, as 1 ackoowledge It to be a pleasure, to return tovou my profound and grateful acknowledgments for the rontinuan< e of a trust and confidence the merit which a sense of justice compels belongs, in a larger degree than to myself, to thoae associated with me in the government of the citf. For this evidence of continued Tnn?rtrnr? on the part of so large a constituency, within a limited territory, which may be siid to brine the rhief magistrate into Immediate contact with all the citizen*, wboie interesU are, or are supposed to be. affected by every official act of the executive. and la the constant presence of a disposition, which it the instinct of labor as well as property, to complain, and to blame, where an act or au omission it in seeming conflict with the promptings of self-interest, I feel that 1 am indebted far more to the generous forbearance of iny fellowc.tizens, and to that " charity which covereth a multitude of sins,*' and takes the will for the deed, than to any peculiar merit of my own Nothing that I. or any one in my position without the gift of ubiquity and the sway of an autocrat could do, can begin to respond to the complaints and demauds which, in a population of nearly seventy thousand souls, every citizen feels himself at liberty to make upon the chief magistrate In person, and at any hour, official or other- . wise, in the twenty-four, not devoted to necessary rest. Where so many requests hsve been denied, so many grievances may have gone unredressed. %nd so manv reasonable expectations must have been disappointed, nothing but an abiding confidence in the rectitude of my Intentions, and the general rhorseter and policy?I will not say suc< -m?of my administration, could have secured a result which 1 do not attempt to conceal is the 1 sftHfru f*# It If for just Mich a verdict that?seconded as 1 have beeu bv the capable and faithful officers associated witn me?1 have given all my time and my beat endeavors to the service of the city during the laat two years And it is in grateful remembrance of this appreciation of mv earnest efforts to promote its interests and the welfare and comfort of its inhabitants, and of this general tolerance of my shortcomings in that regard, that 1 enter upon another official term. And though, as I announced in my letter of acceptance, it ia my fixed determination not again to be a candidate for your favor, 1 can promise, so far a* my official action is connected with your interests, and I trust I may answer for tboae associated with me. there shall be no relaxation of effort to deserve it; and that, so far as rentes to your material prosperity, and the protection of the city from the disquiet, violence, and disorder, which characterized the era of my induction into office, there shall be uo cause of complaint at the < los? of my second term that it h'S received detriment at my hands In my efforts for the maintenance of law and the conservation of the public peace, I shall seek encouragement and support from you, my fellow-citizens. firmly reiving upon the hearty oc-operation of your representatives in the Municipal Councils to sustain nfeinail just measures But above everything, fellow-citizens, let us, one and all, I pUce our chief-reliance upon that great and g<?id 1 Being who aloue controls the welfare of citi<? ' a id of nations The oath of office was then administered to the Mayor, immediately following which the joint ' meeting adjourned The president of the Board of Common Council then resumed the chair, and called the Board to 1 order. Mr Borrows again offered bis protest, and <ist-a max it might be received and laid upon tbe tible Mr Orme.?Mr. President, I am opposed to having it go upon the journal. Mr. Borrows ? Why? Mr. Orme.?1 will alate my renons for objectif tbe gentleman will tell ua why be thinks It ought to *0 there Mr Borrows ?Mr Preaident. f will state them with pleasure O ?e of the rights of the minority la tbe right of petition, and right of proteat Tiiut is a generally conceded i ight Withouttbis right to protest against the action of the major ity we *r* alar Now if that gentleman will notallow is V? state the grounds upon which we protest agciiat tbe election, then he makes us slaves Sir, this thing 1a uauaual. There la, 1 suppose, l?o legislative body anywhere that will not allow a pr .tcst. respectfully written, to be entered on Its record It ia the oolv mode wblch the minority has to show the grounds upon which they have acted l"n?l-r these circumstances 1 think certainly that deference to the minority would require the majority here to receive and allow tb'.s protest to be entered on the journal. I do not know of a aingle except on, and I will state that were tbe caae reversed 1 would feel morttttr*l at caating my vote to refuae to receive and enter upon tbe journal a respectful petition or protest Mr. Orme ?Mr. Preaident, 1 did not expect, air. to be called upon to make a speech to-day, and especially in reply to the learned gentleman who bas just uhen bis s*at. But inasmuch, air, aa beaajt we d'etre to make slaves of the minority, 1 will not conaeut that tiioee remarks should go out of this Board as having received tacit conaeut. If bv tbe majority he refers to myself, he ! cestaialy mistaken. 1 wlU never, sir. as long as 1 aiu a member of this Board, and have a voice to b? ikw>. > ? ? *ne minority oppri1?f d. Bat, sir, In regard to the reception of this protest. , This piper reflects tu the most <Lameful manner upon tUe commissioners of election Y to, sir, and bow? Why. it says that ttmt coiumis*:oDeis hare received negro votee, and further, accepted Uie votes of those who were never residents of tbl* city. The*, air. are two of the weightiest objections I have to having the protest go upon the journal, though there are other*. 1 do not object to the jierson who protests or sent this protest to the Board, but 1 d<> soltmniy protest against this paper being entered upon the journal 1 do uot wish to crush out the minority, sir?not by any means, for 1 re?pect the minority of this Boerd, thotigti 1 do not resp"f | th. protest, because it reflects in a discreditable manner upon th? < otn misslouers of the election. Why, sir. thecbar^es ,s that protest, -(gainst the commissioners ire of a serious char* tand such as if I were <t commissioner, I would not under any rircums'attces s'.tnd under the weight of. Mr. Jon?s?Mr President, 1 sm sorry that my rolLeague has anticipated the gentleman fr-m the Third Ward in suv course that he might tb.nk f proper to adopt with regard to this matu r If i hp understand the g-ntlemaa he simply pfseuted J the petition, but iny colleague supposed (a? he had no right to, the gentleman not Uavtag so der tared) that be droired to have it entend npoc tue journal, and invited Urn to an argument upon tb.*t point, which the gentleman (Mr Borrows) gave with a great del of earnestness and force I bare no objection in the world to receiving tu.s } r->'esl and MVtag it lie upon the table I wtil net uoaseut. however, to having it catered 1-4 u>e journal The question hat b?ra sprung i upon ns, contrary to the wishes of the gentleman ot mr rteht, (Mr Borrow*,) rertalnlv not In ac- j cerdance with anything that be said While 1 j am willing to receive thia protest. and even to have It read If necessary. I *m not willing that It shall be entered on the journal Not. however, i from any want of respect for the author, but because we ara not tbej>r?per tribunal to Jadge of i the question. Mr. Wallach has no more rlgnt to call onr attention to this matW than be b?a to present the case before the Houae of Representatives. Our duties, ss prescribed In the citv char- j tor. are simple and explicit If Mr Wallach thinks that Injustice has been done him. or that he Is legally elected Mayor of the rltjr, the Clr cud vfvnrt it open to dim Tbat It the place for | him to fllekts protest, and have It recorded For tbis reason. dr. and not because of any want of respect to him, or those who sustain him, I shall vote against It being recorded. Mr. Given.?I hope It will be read, Mr. President. before any farther action la had. The Secretary then read It. Mr. Kaaby ?Mr. Prea Mr Jonas?I now move, sir, that It He on the table. Mr Eaaby?I bope the gentleman will withdraw the motion for a few minutes Mr. Jones.?If the gentleman has anything to my upon the protest 1 will with pleasure Mr Knsby ?I was about to remark, sir. that the right of petition or protest is, I believe, acknowledged by all to be the right of every citiaen living nnder a constitutional government. Now the right in the present caae, I must confess, I am at a loaa to determine It is a peculiar caae, and there are some peculiarities which certainly strike one with great force. We have just gone tbrflugb the ceremony of inaugurating a Mayor of theciy.and the protest which is now under consideration before this board should properly, I eoncelve, have been considered and dispiaed of before this ceremony had taken place, if it Is to w considered u protest. Therefore, sir, any action at the present time In regard to tb1s paper M a protest, under these circumstances, would be entirely nugatory But, air. It la certainly due to Mr. Wallach, a* a citizen of Washington to receive respectfully thia or any other communication he mav be pleased to male*. 1 do not look ttpon this paper in the light of a protest It Is imply a communication from Mr. Richard Wallach, the opponent of the Mayor just lnatalled Into office, who represents therein that several things bad l>een done In the recent election detrimental to hia interest, and which deprived him of the office of Mayor, to which he claims to have been legally elected. Though I admit that this Is oot the proper tribunal to consider and act on the various charges preferred la that protest against the several commissioners, yet 1 think it is due to ourselves, due to every citizen, in an Individual and collective c apacity. and especially due to Mr. Wallach that we should give this paper a respectful consideration Now, sir, as I said itefore, it ha* been presented here in the shape of a communication to this board. We are now about to dispose of It as we think proper, we can either reject it or admit it; we can decline to receive it with the respect which I think Is eminently due to it and the gentleman from whom it emanates, or we can treat it with contempt and acorn. But, I appeal to the members of this board?those who are in the majority?that in consideration of all the circumstance* that attended the recent election?the riot, rowdyism aud confusion which occurred on that day?and ask if It it not due to Mr. Wallach to do something to set ourselves right before the public' N ow. it seems to me that we should take all these facta into consideration, and show to the people of this city the true state of the case?either that the election has been conducted fairly, or that It has been otherwise. 1 repeat, that in view of th? fact that this communication is from a respectable cltuen, who has l?een nominated for the highest office within the gift of he people of this District, some respectful consideration should be given to it I therefore move that the c xninunicativn lie on the table for aome future action of the board. Mr Jones?Mr. President, before the question is la ken on the mn?i?>i I' " * .., i. .u-ic ib no uojecuon, i should like to read it portion of thia communlcatioa of Mr Wallacb'a, which, in my judgment, shows iU character to be directly the reverae of that stated by the gentleman. In the latter part of it he say*: I do therefore hereby solemnly protest against the election of the said James U Berret to the office of Mayor of this city, and rlalm that I was myself duly and lawfully elected Mayor thereof at the election held on the 4th of June, inst . and moat respectfully request that this, my protest, mav be entered on your journals " Thus we see that the gentleman baa answered his own argument He says that if it was a protest be would not deal re to have it entered oti our journal, aa having anything to do with our proceeding Tbere are many thinga in tbia paper which really belonga to tlie Criminal wbilst the others belong to the Circuit Court, and over which we have no juriadiction whatever There ia no idea in it that calla for oar Action in any manner Mr. Easby.?Mr. President, without reference to the peculiar phraseology of the communication of Mr Wallach, I still hold, air, that under all the clrcumatances we are to receive this paper aa a communication simply, and not aa a protest. We are not obliged to take everything that Mr. Wallach therein states as true; we are not compelled to receive It as a protest and enter it upon our journals because be says so 1 say it la to be received as a communication coming from a highly respectable citizen of Washington, and disposed of In the same respectful maimer as we would treat all other communications couched In proper language. I insist on ray motion, Mr President, to lay it on the table for the present U. " * " * ~ .?ii xjiw^ii?*ir-I'resiaent, Before tbe question is taken, I wish to say a word, with the permission of tbe gentleman 1 de*tre to say, sir. as one of the opposition. that I bare not come here at the present time, and under present circumstances, to raise any factious opposition either to the Mavor or to his administration Hut i am free to conft-s* that, as one of tbe minority of tbi* Board we lnvr rights, and knowing tlios?- right*, we dare m-tlntiin them. It has he?-n truly s.iid by the gentleman from the Third Ward, that this risjht of protest is a sacred right of the minority it Is sacrcd to every American citizen. Now I coi.JVs* that, as far as i am concerned, I am not content to have this matter disposed of simply by laving It upon tbe table I think any communication, coming from any citizen, more especially from the one from whom tbis emanates, is entitled to a resfiectful hearing, if it be embraced in respectful language The question for us to decide is, is this rommuniratloii one of that character' I hope that tbe opposition in this Board will not be satisfied with anything less thau that this communication, protect, or whatever else you may term it, shall be entered upon the journal. If not that, let it be published with our proceedings I want the yeas ?nd nays upon tbl* Question 1 move to modify IIIV ffUn<4'? tnMUw V.? *- - * - uj mu<iu|( 10 enter 11 upon the journal Mr. Easby ?Mr President, 1 mutt apologize for trespaaafng so much upon the patience of this Board; bat 1 with to aay a word or two in reply to my friend from the Seventh Ward. So far as I aiu concerned, air, I know do opposition. 1 rome here to represent the people in the Third Ward In part, and I shall endeavor to serve them faithfully, without respect to party. Sir. I desire tr> see our municipal affairs conducted without the least regard to these dangerous party lines 1 .tdvocal* the respectful consideration of this communication, not simply because it comes from the miuority? from the nominally defeated party; but, air, because 1 consider it an act of jugtice to Mr Wallacb, to the nominally defeated party, to have thia matter in vest.gated. Mr. Ober.?Mr President The President ?Tht Chair would atate that all debate la out of order, unless the mwtion to lav on the table Is withdrawn Mr Jones ?I withdraw the motion for the present Mr. Ober then stated he would vote to lay the protest oi? the table, because he thought the board had no power In the premises Mr. Jones renewed the motion to lay on the table. Mr. Eaaby ? I move to amend by adding ' for V.? IUC prevent Mr. Jouea ?That it understood to be the effect of my motion. Mr bwby?I do not think hi, though 1 will not prrM my amendment The question being taken by veaa and nays resulted veaa 15, nays 4. So the motion to lay on the table was agreed to. The board then abjourned. What Richmond *sd Baltimobb Papi** Thisi or tub Washington Bbancm Extension-?The Richmond Dispatch say*:?4iWe suppose that the representative* of Virginia cau scat.elv be asleep to theeffbrta which are making in Congress to get an eitcnaion of the charter of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company, so us to enable It to make the junction of the Washington Branch with the Virginia roads at Alexandria. This gap once filled up." exclaims the Baltimore Pltriot, Virginia and North Carolina produce would soon begin to pour Into Baltimore \V hat a benefit it would be to the tar and roeln producers of the inV-rior of North Carolina, and wbat a saving In freight and time! "It is hardly posalbie to catimste the value of the trade that the completion of this gap would bring to Baltimore, where now there Ts little or linnr at all Our r? ?>?" 1 ? a m ICO ?C HO tone unt'irned to ijft the Mil through before Congress adjourns Wr *re now cut oft from * th ough comuiunlcttlou with the South, which ought not to be. Indeed, if the company t*# * ^rt a charw thia session, we advise that tbey hall make the link at ouce, and rtif on Congress to paaa tbe act next s-sston. We want to aee the rotuta of North Carolina coming direct to Baltimore " 'For the tame reason that tbe Patriot desires tbe itirc?*w of thla measure, wr hop* for ita defeat. We want to aee tbe trade of Virginia building "P Virginia rltln We admire the energy and enterprise of Baltimore, hut !t la putting the latter In a tittle toe deep, to demand that road* built at the expense of Virglula and .Vorth Carolina should be used to destroy the very interests for which tbey were crested Let our Heuator* and ReprOicnlatlves look to tblt OMtter." \ Co*fl*ATtf.ATo** PaecBsMOH.?l?*st tuning the friend* of Col. Berret, a< rompsnled by the Marine Band, proceeded in considerable numbers In procession along Pennsylvania avenue, bearing numerous transparencies with appropriate devices upon them, to Fifteenth street and from thwce to the residence of Mr. Berret, on H street, between Fourteenth and sixteenth, wherr. *ft*-r two or three stirring airs by the band, flowed by three hearty cheers f?r their (avortte. that gentleman appeared atthe second stery of bis dwell Inc. and addreased the large coircoatee present as follows: Fellow-citizens: I am glad to tee you. I am glad to meet ray fellow-citizens of Washington upon an occasion like this, which has carried to the desaecrmcy of the nation the glorious tidings th it in the capital of nnr magnificent Republic sound sentiment prevails; and that you have Illustrated, ns freemen should do, at the ballot box the problem '-that man Is capable of self-government." fVoclferoiucheering.J Tbeclouds which one week ago to-alght seemed for a time to lower over our bouse have been dissipated before the conorts or aemocracr, and you stand here to-night the representatives of a victorious organization, which has don? more for humanity and destined to do more than any other political organization which has existed from the foundation of the world. [Loud cheering ] It Is to that great party that has claimed an Andrew Jackson, that gave to you and perpetuated to yon those blessings?the blessings of civil and religious liberty, which were transmitted to ua by the father* of our Republic. You have not, ana I trust will not, prove unworthy sons of honored sires. You gave evidence on Monday last ofa fixedness of purpose and devotion to principle which places you high upon the roll as members of the democratic party. [Cheers] In a contest full of difficulty, full of disappointment, where you had an organized and wily foe with which to contend, with disappointments in our ranks, with inaction on the pert of men whose active cooperation we had a right to expect on that occasion, you breasted the storm and came out, as you always do when you stand true to principles, true to party obligations, true to the nominees of your party?the proudly and gallantly victorious party. [Cheers ] It was my good fortune to have l'?een on that occaaiou the selected individual to bear through the contest your standard. Throughout that contest, whenever and wherever I met you, having a firm reli juui niMivui, yuur patriotism, anil your ttdelity, I proclaimed, from the aland and elsewhere, that when the contest came oil 1 should hear aloft the victorious Hag [Laud cheers ] That flag waves proudly o'er the capital of our nation as a beacon light, 1 trust, to the gallant democracy of the nation, to guide tbem in their action which Is to take place in autumn; to guide them on to a like victory, which will transmit the management of our Government to hands as patriotic its those in which we now have It. [Cheers ] Fellow-citlzeat, I need not sav to you how much personal gratification It would give me If I had the means to receive you to-night as social quests. The magnitude of this assemblage of my fellow-citizens precludes the possibility of my extending to vou those courtesies, which I trns*. you will a flora me an opportunity, individually, to do whenever you have the leisure or inclination to call and see me. 1 shall always take pleasure In extending to you the right hand of Irieudshtp and of welcome. [Cheers] Fellow citizens. I have just entered upon, the discharge of the duties of the highest otllce wr:\li you have the power to confer upon any man 1 say to you that In the discharge of those high, important and responsible duties I shall endeavor so to acquit myself as to bring no discredit upon your selection [Cries of 'good," ai;d cheers ] I shall attend faithfully to all the Importont in uresis ol our city in iu material as well as In its general interest But my eflorts avail but little if 1 am not supported by that srfund public sentiment which is essential to the success of every executive officer. That I shall be thus sustained throughout my administration I do not allow myself to entertain a doubt For the tame patriotism, the tame manlv courage, the same devotion to principle which characterized your conduct throughout the canvass which resulted in my election leads me to believe?to feel?that if the time should ever arrive when 1 should Mud it necessary to call upon friends I have them in battalions, [that's so,] in regiments, [laughter,] and in any number necessary for the vindication of the rights of the people and the maintenance of the laws. [Cheers ] [The speaker was here interrupted by the arrival of the Seventh W ard delegation, accompanied by two bands of mnsic, and various banners and transparencies. Having taken their positions,and quiet being restored, the speaker resumed.] Kellow-citliens of the Seventh Ward, you are a little late, [laughter;] but 1 beg you to understand, you are not the less welcome on that account. [Cheers] Yon are never too late in the hour of trial, and you are, nevertheless, welcome to-night, though you happen to be a little too late for the feast. Now, my fellow-citliens. I have but a few words to say. We are the victorious p-irty You have triumphed upou principle. I know that vnn hauA tVi?. - -? 1? 1 * j ..iK^ nun inriiialllinuu im-Hiinalr jirr>p?rlyr that lint of ronduct which honl.J characterize our Intercourse with those over whom we triumph We are citizen* of the same great Metropolis Our adversaries doubtless believed honestly, many of them, that upon the success of their party depended in no sum) 1 decree the success of our side. I am willing to accord to them, and do most heartily accord to the threat body of those who opposed iis the merit of entire honesty in the expression and the advocacy of tbeir principles. They are a part of this community; they are a part and parcel of our municipality. What advances your interest promote* their*; and it becomes us as a great party, claiming to represent those sent;menu which arc best calculated to advance the highest interests of humanity, to receive them as brothers and as fellowcltlzens Treat them with kindness I know they are a little disappointed?[laughter]?and they feel this disappointment much more than we should have felt it if defeat had overtaken us, heeause they had prepared by a combination of circumstances which they believed would insure certain success, lint they have i>een foilrd in it; they feel disappointed; they area littlechagrined. Treat them kindly, [l.aughtcrj We are victorious. and we can afford to do it. We ought to do it. becau?e theV live In "" j ... WW. ihiubi 1 lir-y would unite with you, and with me. and with every other democrat throughout the laud to repel an invading foe. This is a little quarrel among ourselves; [laughter] it is a contest for the administration ot affurs of the city We know and feel tbat we are more capable of administering the a Hairs of government then, because wc have had more e*|?erieiice. [^hter ] They have not had much experience in public affairs, because they very rarely net into power, for the reason that the principles which they advocate are not in consonance witn those principles which we believe are best calculated to advance the interest of the whole They are satisfied to advance the interest of the few, while we go for the greatest good to the greatest number. [Cueers.] And when vou re-I turn, mv fellow-citizens, to-night, after this little jollification to your respective homes, go out tomorrow, as I shall do in the pursuit of my daily avocation, treat them all as brothers, forget thai a | ^reat struggle has taken place for suprenr.acy in tnis city, and let them realize that true inauhood and true courage disdain to brood over a fallen foe [Cheers | A lid now. fellow-citizens, I bid you goodnight, and in doiug so allow ine to venture the prediction, that the time is near at hand when we shall all meet togetuer in a great aud grand mass meeting in Moveinber next, to ratify the nominations of the Baltimore Convention lor the oUlccs of President aud Vice President of the United States [Cheers ] The assemblage was next addressed by Mr Francis McNerhany and Mr. lohn F Ennls The procession then took up the line of inarch to th?* residence of Daniel Katciiffe, who dr nverea quit** * lengthy address Tbev then proceeded up New York avenue to Seventh street, and thence to the National Hotel, where they se pa rated Arrival, of thk Nkw York Stkamkr ?The steamship Monticello arrived at the western wharves thia morning at 5 o'clock, from New York and Norfolk, with a large freight and the following passengers : Mr*. Bishop Johns at.d servant. Dr C. Boyle, P XV Hitchcock. Anthony Hulst, Dr. Casse, fc Elling. Mr Anderson, Capt. Smith. The steamer leaves for New York tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock, from Alexandra, i Cactio*.?Subscribers to the Star residing between Seventh and Fourth, and O and K streets north, are cautioned against paying for the paper i to any person other than the agent, Mr Thomas Mathews This notice Is made necessary by the fact that a carrier-boy recently In bis employment, has been collecting money from a few persons without authority so to do. on account of aiiliar- H r>t inn* *n V#?? Kalue Alarm ?I,nst niifht an alarm of tire wai given In the Second Ward, which brought out the Franklin Fire Company, and alarmed otber portlona of the city. It was caused by a bonfire near the canal and Fifteenth ttreet Bkab ik Mud the excuraion of the Flet :her Chapel Sunday School to-morrow, to Fort Washington. A very pleasant time la expected, and will no doubt be enjoyed by thoae who participate RoSIJCROS k liaek's Grkat Cibccs and Mibaokbib opena In thla city on Thursday next, on Judiciary square See advertisement In another column. A Vocal abb Instbuxxktal Concert will be Si veil on to-morrow (Wednesday) evening at the I E Cburrh South, Kighth street, for the benefit of the school connected with the church Mvhicipal Appointment.?Yesterday afternoon. Mayor Berret appointed Mr James S Hoiland Commissioner of the Northern Market, in place of John Dewllng, Esq., resigned. Tax Ladies of the Fifth Baptist Church. (Island.) it will be seen by advertisement, still ; coatiDM their f?at*val. 0 TH* Akscal SCHOOL KxAJn^*Tiom.?-Tke?r.BWl examinations of tbe public arhoola rotn?i?n<-ed yesterday by the Trait*** primary No. l.'flrst dUtrict. (female.)*x?m1n*d br Col. Wm B RwidolpK Mia Mary J RlrhH teaiclier. Tbi* school l? located in tbe second ftory of tbe Washington library building; Eleventh , -. ?u Mrm ine ircommodUioi ?r* far from good, vet are better than are poss-?*d b* some other school rooms we have visited to tals city The chief virtue of this room consists In t* apparent freedom from dampawf while as aq offset to this advantage there I* a totfcl lack of play other than the public street, and an nnplwuant nearness to the rattling of vehicles In Pennsylvania avenue We are Informed, however. that at the commencment of the ensuing scholastic term this school Is to be removed to the lately " meliorated" building now occupied bv the male department of the firat district school, corner of G and Fourteenth streets, that school having found new and better quarters elsewhere. Miss Richie and her pupils are entitled to felicitations upon so desirable a change. The school numbers on the roll fifty-six children of ages va- j ryingftwn fourteen to six years, of whom some | fifty were present at examination. They are divided into Ave classes, and are taught reading, writing, spelling, geography and arithmetic, Fn all of which branches they appear to have made fair progress during the term under the efBctent I superintendence of Miss Richie. They were questioned thoroughly In their various studies by ' Mr. Randolph, whose system of examination is calculated to draw out the resources of the minds of the pupils, and develop the faculties of thought and judgment. Mr. R discards the routine style of questioning by which the examiner is told that the capital of Maine is Augusta, and the capital of New Hampshlrs Is Concord, tt ai , and goes on to find out how much of what the pupil has learned, by book question and snswer, she really understands and has made practical. Thus the I e.xamlnatiim ?*? 1*- ' uuurr uis guiaance took an eminently practical turn, which interested both the pupil* and their examiner, and opened the minds or the former to new sources of thought and inquiry. The examination passed ofl altogether in a satisfactory manner, and the trus'ee at the close expressed bis entire approbation of the progress of the school during tne past year, while he exhorted to renewed exertions in the future At various intervals during the afternoon the little girls sane finely a number of simple airs which they have been taught by Mr J U Daniel. First Primary, fourth district, Mrs ?k;dmore. leather?This school numbers from .V) to fiO scholars In attendance at the present time. The pupils are from live to ten vears of age; they are a nice-looking, happy and Intelligent set of children, and extrrmeiy well behaved. TLe school, as regards neatsf-ss, is all that can be expected considering the dilapidated c.ld building in which it is held Of this, however, it is not our purpose now to speak The examination was conducted by the visiting trustee, assisted by that accomplished gentleman and finished scholar. Mr. Thomjwon, of the fourth district school, and ex iruuni u*ci iuc entire range or studies taught In the primary department The examination was full and thorough, and the proficiency exhibited bv the children was gratifying in the extreme, and ?peaks well, indeed, for the ability and faithfulness of the zealous ladv who is in charge The classes tn arithmetic and the < lasses in reading and spelling were all excellent; but the class in geography demands especial notice at our hands, considering the tender age of the children coin posing it Their acquaintance with this important study, and the ready response which was given to every question propounded from tbe book or on the outline map. was truly surprising We might mentiou the names of several of these children, who certainly seem to require distinct notice; but, as we do not wish to be invidious, will only say with refence to them all, in view of the pleasing exert ises of yesterday, rmpknticilly tjrrtlltnl Primary No 1, first department, fourth district, was examined by Mr. K Wythe F'fty-nine pupils were present The examination was highly creditable to both scholars and teacher The tir>t and se< ond clashes in particular were very accn-| rate in their answers to the numerous questions ] propounded by the examiner MissAdiius. their accomplished teac her, has just cause to be proud of these two classes The classification of the school was good, and the discipline admirably so. It Is to be hoped that another year will see this well conducted school removed to a inore commodious room than that now occupied bv thern in the t?a?emerit of Ryland Cbapei. Primary No. fourth district, Mini M A Lee. teacher Thi? school was examined by Dr Wil1-tt. assisted by Alderman Clark, of the Seventh Ward The school numbers fiO scholars on the roll, of whom .r>8 were present at examination. A large number of persons, parent* and friend* of the pupils, were present at the examination and were highly pleased, as were the examiners, with the advancement of the pupils in their studies during the past year. Pkdicatioji ?On Sunday afternoon " Ryan" Cliapel, in L'niontown. opposite the Washington navy-vard, was dedicated to the service of the .Most Hi^ti rne discourse was preached by Rev. l?r. Kyan pastor of Fbenezer A! E. Church. A protracted meeting will be commenced and continued every evening during the week. It is nine weeks since the religious ceremonies of laying the corner-stone of this very neat chapel took place The property, with the site. Is worth $*2,(Mi. It is purely a missionary enterprise?the ttrst and only church in this neighborhood. The Metbod:st Episcopal Church r*outh have completed their new church at l/ingley's, in Fairfax eonnty, and this too was dedicated on Sunday, with impressive religious services I'smovokkd Assaitlt ?Last ni^ht. after the Berret procession returned from their visit to the residence of their favorite, a f>art of those composing it botnluirdid Schmidt's restaurant, <>n Sixth street, with ro< ks anii ,|,k- 1 had t>een closed for the night. an?l the proprietor and bar-k^per were looking at the crowd !n the street, one standing at the d<>or, th'* other near the nlde gate. A large paving stone was thrown, which fell upon the Khotild>-r of the Itar-keeper. lint not hurting hiin badly A large piece of blue ro< k passed directly by the head of Mr Schmidt, striking with much force against the house Ho! For the Tournament!?The arrangement* made for the grand tournament to come ofl' on the dxy after to-morrow, at Columbia Springs, contemplate seating three thousand spectator* comfortably. The attendance from Virginia and Maryland will doubths? livery large, including not a few < f the most noted riders in those States The sit*; of the eutertalnment being within a stone's throw of this elty, of course the attendance from the District will be very general. t*ee the aueen's crown on exhibition at the fancy store of Mr R.C. Stevens. Centre Market ?The gangways of the mar ket were well filled with visitors and purchasers this morning at an early hour The morning was pleasant, and many ladies and gentlemen visited the market In the way of an early ramble I be stands were well supplied with provisions In I every department, ana though the demand was not greater than usual, there was at least the appearance of activltv Jmnnn J?-l? rk - 1 J ?v ovavoia. 1 lie u?v market was well supplied. but there appeared to be a very moderate demand for the article. ThiodowS Mcsecm or Abts ?This beautiful mechanical exhibition, at Odd 1'ellows' Hall, justly attracts the admiration of a liberal public. I'be neatness of the figures, the natural appearance of the scenerv, and the ease with which the figures move, are all significant of the genius of the inventor. We recommend this exhibition to the attention of parents during the present week. It will be pleasing and Instructive to the young There will be two performances to-morrow. Dismissed ?Yesterday afternoon, Messrs o aud C. Crown appeared at the office of Justice J (1 Johnson to answer the charge of assmlt and battery on John Bowland After waiting for sometime Mr Bowland came to the cffl< e and told the Justice that he had no charge whatever to make against the Messrs Crown, nor either of them. The Justice dismissed the caae An Arrsis ?Last night, a little affair occurred at the foot of the stairs leadiug to the Douglas Committee rooms in tbnGllman building, IVun svlvanta av^nxe iiMt I? ? * , wv.v?u ?u?*4 ivuira very winch like a cowhtdlng match. The parties were a clerk In the Laixl Office and another cl^rk. Several stripe* were given, and the parties were separated It grew out of an alleged : slander. A Caution.?We call attention to an adver tisement of alostcbair, for which SIO reward is offered We underitmd It was obtained on a fictitious verbal order ft-r the purpose of repair, and, as it 1? probable that the same trick may be attempted on others, we would adviae citizen* to > be ou their guard. A N(Tisanes.?A dead dog. putrid, swollen. and 1 covered with warms of flies, is now lying on ' Pennsylvania avenue, near Seventh street, and not a single street commissioner or police officer has | seen to iu removal. Is it that they do not like to | move about much in the hot sun ? R. DIJKDi The friend* and acquaintances of the late Major General THOMAS S. JESL'P, U.S Arui?.andof his family, aro invited to attend his fuiwral on 1 Wednesday next, the 13th instant, at the trine and place that inay be designated in pubiie orders. On Monday morning, GEORGE,youngest son of Surgeon George Clyiner, U. 8. Nav>, aged twentytwo months. The funeral will take place from the residence of Commodore S tuhrick, on Tooaday Afternoon, at 5 o'clock. The inendsof the fsm-ly are invited to attend. On the llth instant, of teething, JOHN ALEXANDER, ny?Ht 1 year. 1 month, and 4 days, the aeooud son ot Henry and Emma Augusta Piper. With fai* lost dying momenta. His happy spl it's flown. His grave is in a garden of the des , Bat heaven has claimed Us own. The friend* and acquaintances of the famiir are resp-ctiully lavitod to attend the funerai. on Wednesday , at W o'clock i. in., from No. 4 If Foart*e>>th tmt. * AUCTION SALES. (y*F?r 0tk*r A netian Sat". tt'JIrtt j*y?* Hi J C M?G (J 1R t * CO.. ABOUobmt*. Horsed for s.\uk at auction.-Ob SATURDAY MORNING, Juna 16th. MH o'oliwk.iB fruLtofthe A action Rootii, ? Bhan A haadaoire 1*011 Mar*, about fonrtaaa handi high, v rv ?trji?h. kind and ftnt.*, uxl a anterior horM for Uin Al????\ fc- e >ou ? bar liare. aboat six y?tr* old, kind and renl.e, ami trou M la ainfia harue?e. Term* cash. _ j? li d J. C. McQPIHK * CO . Aaot? By J. C. MeGUIRK ft. CO . itoUanMrt. ?TOCK AND FIXTURES OF A FAMILY Gbocxby Stob* at Public Atctiok ? Oa TUESDAY M OK N1 >G. J an? Mo'olook. | at the Fa^iir Grocer? v?.. v? corner of Pennsylvania avecue and Tenth street, we ahail tail all his stook in trade and store fixture*, coir arising? Barre'sof Brown C-nshed. and Pulverised Safari, Sacks of Java and Rio Coffee, (re*n and roasted. Imperial, Gunpowder, Young Hyaon, and B ack Tf?, in boxe* Sperm Candle*. Bates's Adamantine and Tai'ow Candle*, Apioes, Yei*t Powdera, Scape of Tarioaa kinda, I digo. Fif-t>ioe, Starcn, Soda, Lard, M&raines. Gasers. Pickle*, Cordial*. Superior Brand/, Whiskey, Gin, Rum.and Wibm, in wood and glass, 36 ft ft Clears of various brands and qualities Nests of Tube, *fice Boxe*, Bucket*, Wa*hboa-ds, Rolling Pine, Ropes. Brushes, Brooms. Mala. Ac., Counters, Shelving, Weights and M'aauree, Wilder's Fire-proof Safe, I'atfonn Soa *. New F.xprtss Wason and Harness. Deeks, G a-s Cigar Case, Tin Cadfltee, Ac. The Fixtures, License. Ac , will be sold private ly on e*s^ terms to an/ one desirous of oonUna<&i the Gr.'<v?ry business in tha store. Terms: #*i and under oa?h; over that sum a credit of SO W. and 9ft day*. for satisfactorily endorsed notes, b?arir,g interest. |H7*f;ata ogues will b* ready on tha day of aala. je IM J. C. MuGL'IkE A CO.. Aacta. SPECIAL NOTICE.?All Per*- n* having on settled accounts on my books prior to the i*tcf January. IM". are respectfully requested to eloee th? sauifl before the 28th instant, otherwise their bills wi I be plaoed in the hands of an energctic collector, without retard 'o persons. My regular monthly customers will find their bill* road* at th* atcreon the 25'h instant; and in>?t railed for t?y the 2Rth instant the* wiii be presented. and a settlement, aitner by oash or aofs at *hoit d&t&s, is eiruest'y re<iue;t<-d. U H. VO:S. THIS A FT ER NOON $ TOMORROW d) >* . 01 > I e.l<?. K * SON"i AuoMoneers. SALE OF RICH F.MBKOlbHRIK*. LA'^ Goods MaNTlLLte. ?r . at ArcTiov?On TUE?-?aV MuR MMt. J?: ? i2th, at IU i 'clock, we 'hall se'l. at our Auction Rooms Iron Hail si. extensive and nai'lsomd collection of Krabroiderl ies. Laees Ac , consistin* in part ol viz K>'? Modalun ami Valencia Lae^ Hpu and Col IftrE. Black La~e?haw sand Mantil'as, Real Round Point Lao* Pet* ar>?1 Cotlars, B ack L:ice Veils, capes and Ooifijre?. | Point Ap iqun l.vw Collars and >ets. Fancy Filk and F ain Fans, Kioh Kmbmdfrel handk?rchiefe. Real Point and Valeueia I.a e do Kn>broid?r*<l Bauds and Tidms, Sets and Collars, Honiton and Guipure Lac 8*t? an1 Collars. ilair Pins, Conits. Mits, Gauntlet', Gloves, Ac. t-orniioji an attraotiVA sale, veil worthy the at tention oftne Ladies. Sale to continue until all i? disposed of. Tfrnns cash. je^ A C. W. BOTfcLbR A *ON3. Aucts. FUTURE DAYS b? . C. Mc'il lRfe, A I'd.. Auctioneers. rFR I'STKK S SA1 \. OF VKR\ VAU ABLh S KEAL t STATE OJI THE <OR!?LK <P"EVl>TH and K -TRKhT*.? H- virtue of a <J?*crte ol ths ?'ircuit C?>u t of 'ne District of l o om-iv passsd in two causes in ?hioh Stathain,Snuthb-JO 4 <"? .,and All-tin StiTinan. re?peotl\e v, are ciinp S 'nuU, Ml John F. Ca an a?d o'lKrf are de|ei;i *nt*. inc undersigned wi ! sell at puh'ic auction, to the hi*' fit t.i ider, on THURSDAY, the l-tn ?. <?fjb>. M'in. a' 6 o'clo' k p. ft.. upon fh" prerr:is? s. Lot N<i. n in cquaro 4 *). in til* city of Wul lngt<>*. I).<' . Irniitini? SO f*rt 11 inches on E (tiHt surth. ant! 75 f??t ??n Sevf nth street ?r??t. This well known proper?) i* situated on tiie northeast ooriier of fr. and Seventh streets. opposite tlif Wenersl Pout Office, an^ is ??ne of the ve y t>e?; ocations in the cut < ( Washington. The in.provr>ments consist of t re* three stoiy houses >n K street, including the drug store on the corner of Seventh. and a two-stoiy hull nig on S?v nth street. The property ?i 1 be S'>!d m s?pa.ate parCf >e. aooordiug t ' the lmpro- en:ei;?s. Terms of ?a e: One thud of the purchase m"ney to l?f p<\rl in cash,and the residue in two eqB?l's. in ?ix and twelve months from th?dsy if *a e; the deferred pa? ments to bear in'*r*st, ar d To i>e t-^cured by the notes or bonds of the puicna rer or purchaKers.witli a surety or sureties to l?e epprovcj t>j the Trustees. Sh. uld the terms of eve rot t.e complied with within six days sfter tJie .lar < f sale, the Tru?tees reserve* the right to re sel the property, at the risk and expense of the d> Ku'ting purchaxer, a ter five da) s notice. A.I conveyances at the cost of the purchaser. C. INGLE, (Trustees A. AUSTIN SMITH. \ 1 '"M?*" je 11 etewA ds J. C. Mcli L IR E A CO , Auos. O GOVERNMENT SALE N WKDN ESUA V, June 2(>rh,at I2S p.m.. at the VV ash'nKton Navy Vard.a' I'uhl'o Auction, of tii-MTiilowing named articles, vix : 8 Iron Cylinder Ko.lers, 21 feet 6 molies 1<>ng. ii chee diainetei; 1 ''Tli.nier Bo-ler, 18 fe t 'ot g. 24 ino.ln-n diameter, with two IS ini?h?? mi?f? )\*vtn Sr' 5 ?*? :nch*n hit h. a* d t f??t vrule ; I>.ine, v f<v t f.y 2 (m>t. an l .'5 ' * II?0?i?h letnrn (i.!M; 1 11 iKf. Prensu re Steam Kfcline (horizontal i CyUnder*, inotieg a-d 3 feet engine m ?(! compete ejcc?pt fly irnse;; * t/aet I'on I uinps. cylinder* z feet dianv t->r an<' I ?e?t gtroM: I Hutching Machine, for puneung t>* it ?r ?1 fu'^wi.ior shearing boiler p at*; I l.o? of j-ash ami Doors; 1 Lot ol Window a>H Door h am-*; I Old Mnith'a Beilow*; S? founds Boot 11 ppin?; li? (ioureg ; 4 Ihise.f; 11 Hsnea; I iron Sq nare; 1 Irnnon Saw; 1 Old Se, ve; a lot of old T:n 1" f'! " a iot of old Holt k pe, . c ; a lot ol Old Scrap Caiva*; a lo? of old C.?>king U tenMis, OODRiH'ing of Boiler*. Fish Kettle*, Tin Ki'ch"n?., Ac.; * old Stoves; l old Cooking Range; 1 Iron Mairway; 1 ai?t Cap tan 12 < d Blinds; 2 B ne C oth Round Jackets; I HlueC < th re* Jacket; 1 pair Biu- C o h Trowsers; I ra r ? anne Jumpers. 2 pair Flannel Orerahirte; 1 pair i pur r? .)? i i&nnei 1) & -tri; IS *ards Samp p 15 lie flannel: fti.irls; I pair H anketr; 1 Blue Cloth Cap; 1 sarrpie Oii.vm Duck I sample H up Nankin; t sample H ue Clotn, for Trowsers: 1 sampl* Clotri for p?a iackei, 1 rvnple leather, for sh< es: 1 Stocking; II mpdtum Kacle Mutton#; 9 small Katie Buttons, 99 poui.ds D l*l Applet. Terms oa?h. in sppcie WILLIAM FLINN. Navy A?ent jefi 2awjw A. GREt N. Auat By C. W. BOTELER A SON*. Auctioneer. THUSTLE'S SAI E OF SUPERIOR Fl KI MTCKK BK1XG THS S.N TIM K > FFKCTs OF THE Clasendon Hotel-Hy virture of a deed in trust hesru.K date .lauuarv 3th. UW>. ami du' j recorded ia Ltber 4,A.K| No. 1Mb folios from No. 119 lo No 1/7, one of the l.and Reo >rds of Washington county, D ' , I ?tia 1 poeeed to sp'! on the prem ise* <>n THURSDAY June4ith,atluo*oloeka in., aland suicuiar tiie goods and chattels in the hmTdlt'g known aa the Clarendon Hotel, situated on the southeast oonner of Pennsylvania avt uue and 6lh street*. vis: neSupeuor Rosewood Fiano Frrte, Ei*?ant suite of Rosewood Parlor Furniture, Ler<e Gilt Irani* m?ntle and Hier Mirr? rs Rich seits of B ocatel:e and Lane Curtains, Velvet and Brussels Parlor Chamber and Hall C*rpptinjr, Rosewood, VVft nut, Mahogany and Oak setts of Ch%".ber Furniture. Curled Hair and other Mattresses, Pillows and Bolsters, Blankets, slide's, Comforts, Couutercaem, Towels, ft o., Wain t Kite- sion and Round Dining Tables, Oak fining Room Cha rs, t?a? Chandelier*, A'i extensive variety of China Glass aud ''rockery, kilvt-r I'lstnt r??inr? ? r f*pooaa, TableCitify *o, Lt\ Kouin Furniture (in ! Fixture*,Cooking Utensil*. 4.0. It i? deemed umieoe?Kary to particularize the ar tiol? * contained in this very handsomely fiirn'slied 0i'a!< uhni-ni. To persons in quest of food houa i old Uruiture, it piesents uuusn*. attractions, a* tue oolleo ion I* very larg*. euibrajin* the contents of about forty finely furnished rooms. a I of wmoh is of the moat tup?ri<T and suh*i&ntial character and in eioellent condition, ha vise !<**u purchased new m January a?t Fei mt?-fi" and under oa<>h; over 940and not ex o?e< ing # M). I, i and 3 monUiSi over #1 A, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 months, lor approved endor?*d notes Ix^ar lii* interest. fc.1) HAL.1-, ruatee. le I dtd C. W. BOTKLER tt SONS^AucU VI heeler * W ItnoM^a UNRIVALED FAMILY SEWING MACHINES! Decidedly the most I*opu ar And most Perfect Machine* in the market Male in* the "Lock Stitch** Alike on both tides. AT ALL PRICKSF It Oil 9i0 TO flOO. With Fuu IasmcTioiu, Both Printed and Verba!, Given Fret oj Ckarge, At the Home of the Purchaser. P. J. STEER, AGMHT, je7 eo^w No. 4*3 ??vbhth ST??gT. 486 ' \viNDOYV* 8Had?? 8' 486 In Store a goo<i assortment of PaMrhar.cioc?. enibracinc handsome stock of GOLD and VKLTKR;. PIF?CES?_^w^ne^l GUZKD Eand HUANK ?hoj^w**o t PRINT^ , ife ]KnPS8|P i rutm h raprnmttd, lad ntiiftcuon inmtfmtim I or ao p4; raiinirtd. Order* punctually umuM, in e ty or country. ' ^?8&3r"W--a~ THE LATEST NEWS TELEGRAPHIC.THE RI(HMON? COWTIWTUT*. Ricbxoxd, June 11 ?Th? Cea^eatloe of 8?eedla* Delegates from the Nitjona'. Dettoerattr Convention, ai>d of other Southern dei?*a?e? appointed to attoad and participate la their dell be rations, aaembled here at noon Governor Lubrick, of Texas, waa called to the ebair. Ia taktttf the chair he returned hlatfcaaka. and aaid he deemed bis aoleetloa a coaapi'.nen< to the "State which be repreaeotrd He Wasted that they bad aaoetnbled ber* to-day to awn re a irit:oipD ci principles W Tor public plunder, and aa'.d that if principle* were rfp?4liMtkn will ? before the eocntrv sstbe true Dewwretn party, with tta principles emblazoned on tbetr bar net Aftt-r prayer had been offered br the Rev Mr Rurrougha. the S la tea were rallied each reeponae being creeled w'th applauae W ben New York responded there waa prolonged applause A Itat of delegates waa handed In appointed br the truau*+ of tne National Deeao< rati* Hail of the Mat# of New York, aa follow* ?Col Baldwin. Sjrrncoae; Ianac 1 Jtwrmce. Jamea B Mennel, Jaw* I'llierv. Waa Drake Parnona, James S Mkr. M Dudley Bean. Alfred W Gilbert, John Lortme* Graham. John B Borat The delegate who pre aented the credentials ia Thaddeua F Mott. who is herr as tbt alternate of Hon Gtdron J Tucker, detained from the convention br oerioua illnesa He svd that time did not permit a calling of the ?JUte convention, but waa aasured be the President that flfteen of the sixteen members of tb* . omn<1ttee approved of the delegation selected, and desired that they should represent the (Hate in the Richmond convention amm \jm% WWW ITT UU UH(V HO DJ OtOlUtl BWilliams. Chairman of the Trustees of NiUN.i. Hall; Wm Battel Lawrence, for tbe Chairman <4 tbr EierutlveOMnmilVr; T>'*dd?ii P MoU. Chairman <>f tbe Ancw-intlon, Wm l>idier Bean . Secretary of tbe Trust***, J as B Bonael. Chairman of the turitlTc Conmltlrr, aid J Law rrnce iVoMirv of the Asnoctat on. T Tbe presentation of ttxne credential* crented quite a stir and much surprise It Is presumed W> he a move In favor of Mr Dickinson Tbe New York members of the press here ds not understand the movement All the seceding States are represented but Delaware. Mr. Barney, of Miss , moved the appointment of a committee of one front each SUtr on credentials and permanent organization a> i v u*? lur vva'tousu aajournea till 10 o'clock to morrow. Mayor Wood bu sent word b?rr that the delegation from New York represent* nobody 1'Le impression ta that tbey will be r?pudiat?d by tits Convention. There will be little or no discussion in public Everything will be settled in committee, and 11 differences of opinion accommodated Timt i? no doubt but that the Convention will adjourn to-morrow to await the action of the UalUutuf? Convention. EientHg ?The delegates from Florida have arrived. Tbey are lutfructe-d not to go to Baltimore Then it ronaiderable excitement thia evening about tue hotels, diacuaaiuc the probable diasoiution of the Union Several Virginia delegates to Baltimore aaaert that they will aecedt- if the Richmond delegatra are not admitted The Alabama delegatea aay thev go to Baltimore hoping that tbev will not be admitted, believing that all the Southern States will join tbem in case tbey are excluded, which, with Oregon and California, will give them seventeen States SLCONLf DAV. The miff#-*- sin A?<nni* # w ? i*-rmaueiit organisation ?s follows I'res dent. J Krwin. of Ala , out Vi. e I'resid-nt aud Secretary fioin ea h S?tatt-, except New York, which uomi nations were acceptea. 1 he committee on cred< ntials were discharged from the further consideration of the Near York case. Resolutions faYortmj the majority platform a? Charleston, and an adjourn meat to the 21st, were adopted almost unanimously. Th? delegations from Arkansas, Texas. Ala. bam*. Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Georgia, the second aistrkt of Tennessee, and seventh district cf Virginia, were lav^rably re ported on. Baldwin, of N. V . insisted on laving the caae of his delegation before the Convention, but was cut off by an adjonriunent to Uie 21st The Ju|>an?<e ft. in bus >y pHii.ADtLrRis. June 11 ?The Intelligence from Japan wes iudescreetly referred to t-dav by a visitor. Fortunately It* only reached the ears of on* of the Secretaries, wr>o was w s- 'nough not to communicate sorb indefinite lnt-l!:^ence to his rompanlot s None of the chief otlicers have Vl?t hwrH nf it and !h?. PAViMfaaUn , ? "P" "" lainstokeep It from them, Laving received ordera from the Department not to divulge it Ull the official intelligence baa been received The rate of Rev Mr. Harding Tbextos. I.I . ion* 11 ? Ttie Chancel lot this morning g<ive a decision in the case of Rev Mr Hardmg. denying the application fur a writ of error to tbe Court of Krrors and Appeals No formal opinion was given, the Chancellor, bv arrangement, informing the counsel in the r^ae of the decision by letter The next application will be made to the Court of Pardons, ne*t week, for a commutation of the sentence to Imprisonment for life. Planter .Murdered by His Scgra?Lynch Law Ar<sr?t4, June 11.?A. man named William Smith, a planter. In Oglethorpe county, Georgia, was murdrred bv bts slave on Saturday. The alave was apprehended and burnt at the stake on Mondav. Later from Oatral America. New Yoke, June 12?The steamship North Star, from Aspinwall. haa been alcnaUed Sbe brings later date* from Central and 9onth America. Change of Hoar far Departure for V arope. BofTos, June 12.?The Arabia aalla to-morrow morning at ? o'clock for Liverpool instead of noon as heretofore The malls are to be closed at 6:3<t a. m. Baltimore Market* Baltimore, June 12?Floor clos"d dull and heavy, with no sale* reported, Howard street and Ohio *5 *?t%; City Mills 75 Wo-fl cloa-d active but rtrm; red SI 30*1.35; white 91 50al Corn closed with an advan< tog tendency; vellow 70a?3c.; ? hlte 72a76c Provieions closed llrm and unchanged. Whisky closed steady but active at 21a21 %c GEORGETOWN APVERT'MTS For otker %*crt,;tcwn advertisementf $?* first /?** ,| y GKORGKTOWN DKMOCI \TIC AM L? CIATIOV?A mo?'tio< will ho ho d on THl'RSDAV, th? Ufh instant. Business of importance trill ba considered. J OWEN'S BLKRV.frr E'*r I*iciiaEt.T., Proa't. ie llJt Y"y?RHV THO*. H. 8rOCKTON Will !?" tare, at'he Metho<ij?t Protectant Church. <>ri Concrosd ?t., (tiornPtuvD. on THl'RMlAY KVKN1NG n?xt,at 8 o'clock. Suhlect: "Materia imh *n<l SpiritoaJiam." Tnketa 2S cnu, t? l<a li?d M Mr Remick , Dr. Welch tk Wtltou'e, aud at the door on the event 114 of the lecture, je U-Jt . E*OR SALE-Ajtenteel faniilj CARRIAGE and r tup*'ior HoRSK. with HARNESS. c\_ Tito carriage has only been u?ed for tm easort* The mare u young?7 r'lri ohl ?"> and reliable, wi'h do trick*, and will, next ecrinc. have a colt hv "Black hawk." For terra* appl* to T. A. NEl'MAN. Bridge at.. Georgetown je 12 3t FOR RENT?In G'orgetown. the deeirahle BRICK DWELLING, two-atory and btrkbuildinc. Mtuated on Firat Hreet between Hiah and Potomac, now in the occupancy of N. P. Cat: '"i.-l,0??*??ion given immediately. Appu t?> THOMAS* KNOWCfcH, corner Bridge ?. and .Market Hpac-e, Georgetown. je I2-eo#w l^OR SALE?A HOUSE and LOT. in Bladeu7 & burg, near the Spa Spring, forrnerlr the paraon age of the Methodist Epiacopai Charoa. The houaa containa 9 rooina; table and m.oke Louae, and nearly an acre of ground a'taehad. Will be eold ??~t &$'' FOR fALE OR RENT?Im Georgetowa. a BRICK HOCgE, on Fradarick, between Jd and ?tli itreeta. Inquire of JAMKH L. CARBKRV. mfr freoond i. ) ?-ai 1M do. HEUUfV Md ALEWIVKS. ? re* EMUrn r "' vj lunn t. buul r.. _i* <?rorft-' w. OT C. POR NKWYORK-Th?Mok? Mboocar YorkT town, "XVofloA, will Mil ?n5?53i?A* ?? "'"A? JH raaJMM tku iU?t tad trSTL'^T^S^Z >mL IbfluhiMwit Mr.Jo*.louch?r,i *uod *M?*I wharf mi Lh? m*rk?t, wl ?r? U; inforirr.^iaavS^j'^V'trT-a da*. 12th J um. at ? c cmrk p. it. Tarma nr.ada koovD at tM ap. ]?s-lw benjamin bohjuk e?0? harper's f>kry<-4 HANOI Of r DAlV?Oj} ?ud UUr Jul) S.IMU. Mi ii'iTp **'*? "* " *?!<

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