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Site WwMb 1 LlBEBTT AND UKIOH, MOW AND POROTIB, ONE AXD inskfabablb." Daniel Webster. BAL.EIGH. N. WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 1807. Sleeting of the Republican State Committee of North-Carolina.

The members of the Republican State Committee, appointed by the Hon. A. H. Jones, President of the March Convention, are requested to meet in Ealeigh on Wednesday the 5th day of Jane. A full meeting is very as the Committee will hive important business before it As 1 lie person first named on the Committee, I have deemed it my duty to issue this call.

W. W. HOLDEN. May 22, 1867. Reconstruction Important Views from the Congressional Committee.

The Republican Congressional Committee at Washington has just issued a pamphlet containing tbe reconstruction acts, with an Address to the people of tbe Southern States setting forth the policy of Congress in regard to restoration. The Address is short, and we copy it below in It is mild and just in its requirements, and we are satisfied that Congress will not abate one jot or tittle of what is therein set Let this Address be read and ponchsreil. If not carried out in both letter and spirit, the Southern States will be reduced to Territories, and confiscation will follow. The preceding acts of Congress were designed as measures of beneficence and restoration, and not of revenge or punishment. They are measures looking to the restoration of the Union in the spirit of justice and upon the basis of equality.

Slavery has passed away, and it only remains to destroy its spirit and' to crush the institutions which it established and nurtured. The Republican party expects and desires the restoration of the Union, but upon such terms and conditions only as shall render it impossible for its enemies to renew the civil war or to involve the country in sectional strife. It will be true to its friends in the South without regard to color or previous condition. The Republican party is the party of freedom and progress. It is its purpose to aid in securing for the South freedom of speech, a free and a t-ystem of free schools.

These desirable results will be sought through the action of Congress as far as possible but oi. main reliance must be upon the wisdom and virtue of the people ot the respective States. By the acts of the 2d of March, and of the 23d ot March, 1867, provision is made for the enjoyment of the right of voting by all male citizens, twenty-one years of age, except those who have been convicted of felony and a small class of rebels who are excluded from office by the third article of the proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States. The negroes of the South by the measures of the Republican party, as expressed in the those acts of Congress, are elevated to the full and equal rights of citizens of the States to which they belong, and of the country which hereafter will recognizeno distinctions on account of race or color. The nation is indebted to the negro race for services rendered during the lute war; the negro race is indebted to the country, controlled in its policy by the Republican party, for the emancipation of the race fioiu slavery, and now, by these acts of Congress, for its elevation to a position of equality.

From these reciprocal services arise mutual obligations and duties. The nation can no longer hesitate. It will at once, and freely, concede to the colored race every political and public right that is enjoyed by any class of citizens. The negroes, on their side, cannot hesitate to support the party and the principles by whose labors and influence their redemption has been accomplished. Thus, by this natural and necessary union of forces in the South and throughout the whole country, peace, progress, and prosperity are secured.

Nor is there in these suggestions any food for hostility between the races. The wants of a black man and the wants of a white man are precisely the same their interests are the same. Especially is this true of the tailoring classes. The laboring man, whether white or black, needs the protection of law. He needs tbe ballot as the means by which he secures equal laws and the just administration of them.

By the ballot he rebukes or rejects unfaithful public servants. By the ballot he arraigns and coniclcmns corrupt or tyrannical judges. By the ballot he organizes and maintains schools for tbe education of his children, and inspires the police and magistrates with due respect for his personal and family rigths. While the measures of Congress extend this great right to a new and numerous class of men, there is no invasion of the rights of others. The white people of the South, with a few exceptions, comparatively, are to enjoy just and equal political rights and privileges.

Freedom has given to the North unexampled prosperity and constantly increasing wealth and power. Freedom and free institutions will secure for the South the same results; but there must be co-operation of tbe races, and there must be co-operation the principles which prevail in the North, and towhich the Republican party is fully com-- tnrtted. For more than two hundred years the slavebolding aristocracy of the South originated its policy and controlled its destinies. The result is seen in its exhausted and barren fields, in the condition of its laboring people, white and black, in the relative peverty of the inhabitants of all elaases, in absence of public schools, of commerce, of manufactures and of an enlightened system of agriculture. We then earnestly invite and implore the people of the fioutlj of all classes, first, to accept the of universal suffrage as the basis of political, educational, and industrial prosperity and power.

The Wack man will soon prove that he is more to the State as a. citizen than he was aw a sare. Th(J ahoEeri whether black or white, with education And culture, will elevate and -enrioh the which, in "is ignorance, he dishonored and burdened. Secondly, upon the basis of universal suffrage we urge the people of the South to Hrectfae1r efforts to the establishment and maintenance of a system public schools lort. needueation of the chEdren of all classes, public policy, should stimulate laboring people to become iand-holders.

large estates fibeuld divide and subdivide -their lands sell them at reasonable rates to those who need them and can "nprove them. In the South there Haul fQr all, aud.ajl.ww desire should be permitted to obtain homes. Tlii a common uuman cannoi, uo uw i with itiifi'tv to society. In these measnres i justice we expect and shall welcome the ai i or many who tormeriy were ivuuiuoib -u participated in tjie rebellion. 5 By the acts herewith presented, it will bx seen that Congress reserves to itself full an unrestricted right of judgment whenever State presents itself for admission into th Union.

That right will be exercised fairl and generously even, but yet in the intere of peace and loyalty. Certain conditions precedent are lai down in these laws. These must be met but beyond these conditions Congress nun' be satisfied also that the people of the pr posed Btates, respectively, are and are likel. to be loyal to the Union by decisive am trustworthy majorities; that the institutioi. are framed upon the basis of equality, am that they will from year to year and fron age to age contribute to the peace, and prosperity of the State and of the conn trv.

If the people of the States lately in rebel lion shall cheerfully and in good faith reoi ganize their government upon the principle of the laws passed by Congress, there wil then remain uo causes of difference betweei the various sections of the country. Tli Republican party is hostile to slavery an-' opposed to its spirit and purposes. If th spirit of slavery is permitted to cotrol th institutions and civilization of the Soutlu there can be no restoration of the Union iri fact if there should be in name. The restore tion of the Union means the establishment of those relations friendship between th States of the North and of the South whic now subsist between the States of the Nortl When that moment arrives, as it will soo arrive, if the purposes of Congrtss are mi in a proper spirit by the people of the Soutl the nation will at once employ its lramens i resources and power for the development that region ot the country, ana in a sno: period ot time not only will the evidences a. war nave uisuppeareu, out tue reorganise States will be in tbe enjoyment of a degn I of prosperity not betore experienced.

There can be restoration, conciliatior friendship, and prosperity for all, if tl. i States lately in rebellion rebuild their inst tutions upon tiie principles of justice; but they dwell upon the past, revive an i strengthen the hatreds that were engenders i by the contests about slavery, it they lien land, education, or equality of rights in an 1 particular to any class of their citizens, thei in some degree, the malign influences of tL past and the present will be transmitted I the future." Wo invite the attention of our readers the following interesting and valuable coir. munication from a friend, who has studie the subject and has made no mistake in b' calculations. The facts set forth will 1. gratifying to every loyal reader.

For the Standard. Messrs. W. W. Holsex SosDeor Sin i Amongst the many things of interest in the Uj 8.

census of 1800, the one more particularly srj at the present time to the South, is the reUith strength of the white and colored vote, whi permit me to give you in as condensed a form i possible, giving tbe statistics of our own Stat I vote for the past, and an estimate of tue propo. tions of that vote for the future White population ot IS Southern States in ISO). 8.036,70 I "Colored population of 15 Southern States iu 1BHU, White mules over 30 years of age, Or about 24 per centum of entire white population. Colored males over 30 years of 944,08 Or about 22J per centum of entire col- orcd population. Showing the per centum of white adults to be in the South 24, and of colored 22 per centum oi the en-' tire population.

The votu of these fifteen (15) States in 1800, was 1,263,20 1 Or 67 pur centum of all white males over 20 years of age. The same per centum of colored males over 80 years of age, would give a colored vole of 633,04 1 i Showing a white majority of 030,21, Or about as many again white votes as colored votes. In North-Carolina the popnlation In 1800, was Whites, 629.91 5 Colored, 863,30 White males over 20- 143,44 Colored 20 Showing the per centum in North-Carolina white males over 20 to be about 23 instead of I per centum of colored males over 20 to be instead of 2iS per centum as in the entire The voteot North-Carolina in 1860, was 47,091 or about S3 per centum of the population over 2 years ot age, thus showing that in 1860, ther was 67 of white males who did not choose ti exercise the right of elective franchise or 34 pei centum less number of votes cast than the average of the entire Southern States. The increase of population in North-Carolina' from 1850 to 1800, was at the rate of 1.42 per per annum, or more fully white 1.41; free colored; 1.09; Slaves L47 the same increase having been; continued since, should give us the following' population in 1867 Whites, 693,117. Colored, 393.111: But on account of the war, and the exodus the colored popnlation, we cannot safely estiinatj our increase to be over one half of what it was in, tbe decade trom 1850 to 1800, thus giving us a permanent population of Whites, Colored, Or a total population of 1,040,847 Which approximates very nearly to what we really have.

Counting this to be our present popnlation and allowing the same per cent of white and colored adults as in 1800, we should now have a voting population of Whites, 152,036 77,862 Or about as many again white voters as there is colored. In the Gubernatorial election of 1865, the following vote was polled Worth, 82,529 Holden' 25,809 Making a total of 68,333 Or 33)4 per cent of the white males over 20 years ot age. If same per cent holds good as to colored voters, they wonld poll 29,870 Votes. Now, allowing the Republicans get bnt 75 per cent of this vote, and taking Holdeu's vote as a basis of the Republican strength, and Wonh's as Secesh strength, and certainly a majority of the now dis francbised, voted for the latter, the vote of the State would be as follows: Republicans, 8ece8b, 48,112 89,996 Majority in favor of Republicans of 8,116 I From the increasing interest taken by colored men, mere win, in tnu writers opinion, be tully, if not over, 60 per cent of colored males over 20 I years of age, who will exercise the right of this I uewly bestowed gift, and of these 90 percent wi'l 4 vnio with f-- -i Vw. 1.

1 I iin.ll IUCUUB, CJJ U11V3IUB, 11U gave them this right of elective franchise, thus giviug uieiu me ouiie oy oi.uoo, or a majority nearly as large as the total number of votes cast for Gov. Worth in 1865, and with a proper effort this can be more than realized, as I have purposely ignored tha fact patent to every one that the white vote cast for Holden will be greatly increased. As the Yankee said, after gaping bis first half hour fixedly at Niagara, What's to hinder NOUS VERR0N8. Pitt County, N. May 20, 1867.

Meeting in Fayetteville Dr. Thomas. We publish to-day the proceedings of a Republican meeting recently held in Fayetteville, which was addressed among others by Dr. Alfred Thomas'. Dr.

Thomas has spoken in Wilmington and Fayetteville, and has been invited to address the people at Carthage and other points. We learn that Dr. Thomas is well received, and is performing good service to the Republican cause. He comes to this State highly accredited by our Republican friends in Washington City. We hope to see Dr.

T. in Raleigh soon. Opinion of the Attornev General on the Reconstruction Act. iV We clip from the Sentinel ot Monday tbe following summary of the opinion of Mr. Btansberry on the Reconstruction Act We understand that it is a voluminous document.

It will appear in full in our next 1. Persons, in order to registration, must be citizens of the United States and of the State. 2. They must be twenty-one years of age at the date of applying for registration. 3.

Militia and municipal officers before, the war, who engaged in are not disfranchised. 4. The terms "Judicial, Legislative' and Executive" officers, who are disqualified, certainly embrace the higher order of such officers, who were such before the war, as, for instance, under the. head of Judicial, Judges; under the head of Legislative, members, but not subordinates under the head of Executive, Governor, Treasurer, Auditor, Secretary, 5. Besides these there are a large number of officers, whose status is in some way to be defined such as Sheriffs, Justices of County Courts," who have jurisdiction over but a County, and yet others whose jurisdiction is restricted to the smallest civil subdivisions.

The Attorney General has ordered abstracts to be prepared for each of the States, showing the character, of these officers, and he reserves until then an opinion as to which are, and which are not, disfranchised. 6. Engaging in the rebellion means a di-'rect, overt act, not common acts of humanity or charity. Subscriptions to Confederate loans, and voluntary contributions in aid of the government, however, will disqualify, when the party had previously ta ken the oath, in any ot the prescribed om- cial capacities, to support the Constitution ot the United btates. 7.

So, too. the performance of official du ties during the war, not incident to the war, but in preservation of order and the administration of justice, was not engaging in the rebellion." An Interesting Week in Raleigh. Next week will be an interesting time in Raleigh. The President and Chief Justice Chase will be here. Judge Brooks will hold his Court, and there will be a large number of distinguished persons in attendance.

The Republican State Committee will hold a meeting here on Wednesday the 5th. Our little City' will, therefore, be a point of great attraction during the week. The Meeting at Lashley's. We publish to-day the proceedings of the large and enthusiastic Republican meeting held at Lashley's Cross Roads, Wake county, on Saturday last. Not less than five hun dred persons were present.

This portion of Wake has been celebrated for its devotion to Union principles and we feel sure, from what we saw and heard on this occasion, that the fires of Liberty and Union are burn ing undiminished brightness in this neighborhood. Both races were represented in the organization of the meeting, on the committee, and in the speakers on the occa sion. The Resolutions, like those adopted at the Fayetteville meeting, cover the true ground. Wake County has thus far been well can vassed by the Republicans. Meetings are still to be held at Rules vi lie, Buckhorn, and Alford's Mill.

Push on the column I The President's Visit. It seems to. be certain that President Johnson will visit Raleigh next week, to be present at the dedication of the monument to his father, Jacob Johnson. It is understood he will leave Washington on Saturday, so as to reach here on Monday, But this arrangement may be changed. The dedication may be on Wednesday, the 5th.

instead of Tuesday, the 4th, as heretofore an nounced. But we presume due notice will be given. The President will also visit Chapel Hill, and be present on Thursday, Commencement Day. He will be received here by the authorities. to wit, the Mayor and Commissioners, the Governor, and the Military.

General Orders. We call attention to Order No. 10, from Gen. Sickles, correctly and officially pub lished on our second page. We also call attention to Circular of date May 15, from Headquarters at Charleston, permitting the use of guns for hunting game by persons on their own premises.

Also, al lowing commanders of posts to permit public officers to carry arms under certain circumstances. Chief Justice Chase. We learn that the Chief Justice will be in Raleigh next week. We do not know whether he will preside with Judge Brooks in the Circuit Court. This will be his first visit to Raleigh.

He will meet many warm friends, who esteem him for his learning, his fine social qualities, and his devoted patriotism. Return op Senator, Wilson. The Wash- inton correspondent of the New York TrU bvne says Senator Wilson arrived hereto-day from New Orleans and left to-night for N. Y. He represents a good state of organization among the Republican Union men of the South.

Immediately on his arrival here to day, Mr. Wilson visited the rooms of the Congressional Union Executive Committee, and made arrangements for a more vigorous prosecution of the organization of the Union party of the South. Some of the strongest men of the Union party north are to be Invited to go South and enlighten the people there. Judge Shellabarger is expected to start South soon. After Mr.

Wilson bag vis ited his home, he contemplates making an other tour through the South. -The Senator represents the Reconstruction' act as being carried into effect faithfully by all 'the Union commanders. This is especially so in uen. uisincc, wnere no uisuuuiwn ia made on account of race or color. On every Board of Registration in Georgia, Alabama, and Florida the colored people are repro resented bv one of their own race.

Sheridan, Schofield, Ord, and Sickles are not far behind Pope, and are doing nobly in the noble cause." The N. Y. Association for the Advancement of Science and Art are endeavoring to send another party to Brazil. Dr. and Professor Hart want to Professors Verrill and Agassiz think it will be well that they should, and the only difficulties are financial ones.

i The Rnrlington Time says that. John B. Page, of Rutland, will be unanimously nominated for Governor of Vermont. Republican Meetings. y- -r Tor the Standard.

1 KEPUBLICASf MEETING IS WAU. i Pursuant to previous notice a large num ber of people assembled at Lashley's Cross Roads, twenty-one miles west of Raleigh, on the 25th instant, when, on motion, J. W. Collins was called to the Chair, HenrySmith and Jacob Wilson were appointed Vice Presidents, and H. Collins was appointed Secretary.

The meeting was tnen addressed at considerable length, in au able and eloquent manner, by Ex-Governer Holden and Mr. James H. Harris. They were followed by Mr. Henry smith ana nr.

james jones, wno avowed their warm attachment to the Re publican party, and entertained the meeting at some length witn appropriate remarKs. The following Resolutions, reported by a committee consisting of H. C. Lashlcy, W. H.

Bennett, T. B. F.arkcr. Merrill Olive, W. T.

Gunter, Willis Byrd, Nathan Coar, Amos Byrd, G. Evai.s, and 1 nomas Wilson, were unanimously adopted Jiesolvcd. That we rejoice mat the i ot the Union once more floats over the whole country, and we trust the day is not distant when Secession and Treason will be forever buried, and tbe Union restored on tbe broad basis of liberty and justice to all. Jkmlted, That we are well pleased with the acts of Congress to reconstruct the Southern States, and we are ready and wil ling as loyal citizens to do all in our power to give effect to those acts. But we feel bound to say, from observation and experience, that it is necessary, in order, to' secure the reconstruction of this State on a thoroughly loyal basis, that tbe existing rebel btate organiza tion should be abolished.

Resolved, That it seems hard that, as loyal citizens, we are taxed to support and keep in existence a Btate organization, through which rebels and persons disaffected to the government are permitted to rule over us, ana at Hie same lime to uusiruvi tueatvuriL of reconstruction. Resolved. That we avow our warm and un alterable attachment to the Republican party of the United States, and look to that party as the only hope for liberty and good gov-eminent in this country. Resolved. That we cordially endorse the action of the Repnblican Convention held in Raleisrh on the 27th of March last.

Jienohed, That the course of the North- Carolina Standard, in advocating the unity of the nation, the supi-emucy of the federal government, and universal suffrage, meets our hearty approval, and we tender its able and fearless Editors our sincere thanks for their indefatigable efforts maintain and perpetuate Liberty and Equal Rights to all. Hfsolvea, mat tnese proceedings ue puu lished in the Standard, and other loyal pa oers be requested to copv. The meeting adjourned witn tne oesi oi feeling among the many Republicans present. J. W.

COLLINS, Hrendent. JACOB WILSON, I p. HENRY SMITH, H. Collins, Secretary. For the Standard.

REPTBLim HEETTAG IX FATETTEV1LLE RESOLIT10SS SPEECH OF DK. TUOMAS. Messrs. Editors Living as we do off from the line ot immediate communication with the capital of the State, it may not be uninteresting to tbe readers of your paper, to acquaint them with the operations of the Republican party iu this part of the State. Dr.

Altrert Thomas, ot wasinngton, V. arrived here last Wednesday from Wilming ton, where he addressed a large and atten tive audience. Upon his arrival here, he placed himself in communication with the leading Republicans of this place. The Doctor came highly recommended by the Union Republican Congressional Committee oi Wasinngton. Feeling as we did, that the Doctor was the right kind of a man, we made arrangements for a grand mass meeting, which came off on Saturday last, at 2 if.

at tbe Mar ket House. The Doctor spoke over two hours and a halt, to one of the most atten tive audiences I have ever seen assembled in this section of the country. The Doctor's speech was highly replete with lulormation and good advice to our colored friends. The Doctor is nn accomplished gentleman and an intelligent speaker, and lust such as is cal culated to advance the interests of the Re publican cause. The meeting was organized by calling W.

H. Porter to the Chair, and appointing J. R. Lee and Mr. Bowman, colored, as Secre taries.

On motion of the Chairman, the resolu 'tious below were read and unanimously adopted. The Chairman then introduced Dr. Altred Thomas, who stepped forward and for 2 hours delivered one of the finest and most argumentative addresses ever delivered in this I regret that it is not in my power to report the Doctor's speech. Flood our country over with just such speakers, and we have no fears of the future. The Doctor' leaves here to speak at Blocker'i Landing, Jonesborough.

Carthage and such other places as may be suggested by" his friends here. I will endeavor to keep you informed of the progress ortbe strength ot our party in Dins section ot the State. I have the honor to be, Yours respectfully, W. A. M.

-Fayetteville, May 21st, 1867. Whereas, The present condition of affairs in our State demand the earnest and serious consideration of all loyal men who desire the future peace and prospenty of. our country, and its early restoration to the Union therefore, be it Jlewlted, That we recognize tbe hand of a merciful Providence in tbe changes that have been wrought in the land, and we in voke His assistance and direction in the work, now devolving upon us, and pray Him to bestow upon us and upon our whole country His favor and blessing. Besohed, That we return our sincere thanks to the Tlurtv-mnth Congress ef the United States, for their lato legislation, in the pas sage of the Sherman Reconstruction Bill, which we believe has already greatly msnr-ed the security of. the loyal men of the South, and inspired them with renewed hope in the power of the government to accom plish the great work ot Reconstruction.

Resolved. That universal suffrage, accords with the principles that oKjust governments are founded on the consent of the governed. and that we believe all men, irrespective of race or color, are entitled to the full exercise of the right of franchise. Resolved, That, the future welfare of, our State demands that Free schools for the education of all children irrespective of race or color should be guaranteed by constitutional provision. Resolved, That we wHlnot support any man for office who will not pledge himself to carry out tbe great principles of the Declaration of Independence, and the Constitutional amendment and of the act of the 2nd of March, 18G7, known as the military bill.

Resolved, That in the principles of the National Republican party of the United States, we recognize all we can desire as a guide in our political future. That we adopt them as our platform, and pledge ourselves to fheir support, and cordially, invite the co-operation of all classes our fellow-citizens without regard to former political opinions, believing that the principles of that platform, can be objectionable to no true Union man, and that they are the only ones that can give to North-Carolina an early restoration to the Union and enduring peace and prosperity. State Kedical Society, The following are the officers of this Soci ety for the ensuing year The following gentlemen were elected officers for the ensuing year. ForPresident-Dr. 8.

8. SatchweU, New uanover. For Vice Presidents Dr. Hugh Kelley, Iredell Dr. Charles J.

O'Hagan, Pitt Dr. Joseph H. Baker, Edgecombe; Dr. W. A.

B. JNorcom, Chowan. For Secretary Dr. Thomas F. Wood, Wilmington.

For Treasurer Dr. J. W. Jones, Tarboro'. For Orator Dr.

W. B. Norcom, Eden- ton. One. member of the profession from each county represented was appointed to report to the next annual meeting on the topo graphy and diseases ot tneir respective coun ties.

Also a special Committee of three of which Dr. J. W. Jones, ot Tarboro' is Chairman, were appointed to collect facts and statistics in relation to the epidemics, pre vailing diseases ot tue aiiierent seasons. modes of treatment, in various portions of the State and to report to the Society next year.

The subject of small pox- and 1 vaccination was tauen op, and Dr. F. Wood of Wilmington, was appointed Chairman of a committee to ascertain tacts in relation thereto and report hereafter. Suitable notice was taken of the death since the last meeting of the faithful Treas urer of the Society, Dr. C.

W. Graham, de ceased, and of the death of one of tbe former Presidents, Dr. James E. Williamson, and appropriate resolutions adopted in relation to the lite and character of each of these valuable and lamented members. The Address of the former President, Dr.

1 nomas, on leaving the chair to his succes sor, Dr. SatchweU, we have beard spoken of nigii lerms, anu it is uopeu mat it win oe published. It closed with a well-merited trioute to the distinguished Dr. J. J.

Phil lips, of this county. From' Charleston. May 28. Gen. Sickles, this evening, issued an order in the case of the Negroes concerned in tbe recent street Car riots.

In view of the general good conduct of the colored population in trusting to the action of the authorities for the recognition and enforcement of their rights and privileges, all are released except Wm, Huger and Jno. F. who, being charged with storming the cars, resistiug the police in the discharge of their duties, and inciting others to riotous conduct, are remanded for trial by a Military Commission. In the case of Stephen Calhoun Smith, charged with mutilating tbe National flag at the firemen's parade on the 27th April, the order says the only extenuating circum stances is the prisoner's acknowledgment of guilt, coupled with the avowal that the act was done in a moment of undue excitement, and the expression of sincere contrition for the offense. Prominent and influential citizens having petitioned for Smith's pardon, representing that his offence receives no countenance in the community, and it appearing that the confinement already under gone by the accused, added to the condem nation ot the community, will sufficiently admonish him of the consequences of his mifconduct, it is ordered that lie be dis charged.

From Washington. Washington, May 24. The President, Secretary Stanton and Attorney General Stanberry, had a long interview this morning. The custom receipts from 12th to the 19th were nearly Revenue receipts to-dav 523.000. It is supposed that the Judiciary Committee will adjourn on the 1st pros.

The impeaenment proceedings are regarded as growing, uay oy oay, more ieeuie. The July session is considered utterly improbable. Quartermaster General Meigs has six months leave of absence on account of his health. The official agricultural report lor April, says that the prospect tor an unusually heavy crop of wneat continues lavorauie. General Fullerton was before the Judiciary Committee regarding the restoration oi lands in Lonlshna.

Mr. Gobrierht. the Washington of the Associated Press, was before the Committee, and questioned regarding the doings and sayings of tbe President during his western journey last summer. The President leaves on the first, and will be In 1 Raleigh on tbe 4th prox. Judge Chase has granted a writ of error in the case of the Unitea States v.

Joseph Bruin, whose property was confiscated, during the war, by juage unaerwooa. Mayor Withers, of Mobile, Vacates his ffice. Mobile, May 23, HL Ex-Mayor Withers, in a letter to Colonel Shepherd, says that he submits to the argu ment of the bayonet, and vacates his office. He was elected while a paroled prisoner and was not allowed by tbe Military to discharge its duties until pardoned by the President. He had taken an oath to support the Con- stitution of the Government during bis con tinuance in office, to which he had not been untrue, either in letter or spirit.

He solemn ly protests against the imputation implied by the removal, and thanks Col. Shepherd for his uniform kindness and consideration. The Dominion ot Canada. ROYAL PROCLAMATION ANNOUNCING THE NEW London. May 23.

Her Majesty the Queen has issued her roy al proclamation declaring tbe nmon or the Provinces of. Upper and Lower Canada, Nova Scotia and New-Brunswick under one Government, to be called the Dominion of Canada. to the proclamation is a list of Senators appointed by the Queen to the Upper House of the new Canadian Leg islature, in accordance with tue provisions of the bill of Confederation recently passed by the British The Frazer, Trenholm St Failure. 1 New Tokk, May 84. A special to the Hat says' that additional ad vices show that the government, has no security In tne rarer, i renuoim at laiiure.

-v j. From Mobile. Mobm, May 84. John M. Parkman; late President of tbe First National Bank of Selma, who was confined in the Cahawba jail, escaped yesterday, plunged into the river and was drownei The Mayor of Mobile has been petitioned to ap point hall of tne policemen negroes.

1 More of the Conspiracy. Toronto, May 84. George Albert Mason, an alleged Southern spy, who is suspected ot being connected with the ss-sassi nation plot, has left in charge of a detective to testily in tue Burnu vase. Markets. WjnansaTOK, May 24.

Turpentine Is in moderate request, and the market rules firm at former quotations. Sales of 188 bbls. at $3 75 for virgin. 4 35 for yellow dip, and $2 00 for hard, 280 lbs. Sprits Turpentine Sales of 800 bbls.

at 54c. Rosin Sales of 430 bhls. at $3 00 for common, $3 10 for strained common, 3 25 for No. 2, and 3 75, f4 SO tor Ito. li as in quality.

No other transactions reported. New York, May 25. Cotton quiet; Middling uplands 27. Gold -r. Liverpool, May 25.

Cotton closed quiet. Middling Uplands 11 Orleans 11J. Bales 1U.UW Dales. Baleigh Provision Market; OOlIICllsvilIlIBI W1C. CPCHURCH.

GROCER, RALEIGH. CORN per bushel .1 2530 MEAL per 1 80 BACON 17 FLOUR. 14 0015 00 LARD per pound 80 CHEESE per pound 85 COFFEE per pound, 80" 85 SUGAR crushed ,25 extra 1820 best bro wn 17 brown 12J(15 i TEA per pound 900 BEEF per pound 12)15 PORK per pound 15 PEAS red, per bushel 1 85 white 1 80 FODDER per 1 50 SHUCKS per hundred 75 HAY per hundred 1 00 OATS per hundred 1 00 POTATOES-Irish, per 1 502 00 Sweet, per 8 00 SALT per bushel i as 80 15-, 3 00 8 00 3 00 45- CANDLES adamantine, per lb. SOAP turpentine PEACHES dried APPLES dried, per bushel green, CHICKENS apiece per dozen i5ao MULLETTS per barrel. ...10 00 MOLASSES per gallon (new crop,) 75 SODA per pound 80 BLUE STONE per 85 2 60 COTTON per pound, 18(820 SHEETING 4-4 25 RICE per pound 1320 STARCH 80 PEPPER black 50 SPICE 50 GINGER 40 NAILS 10 TALLOW 12W BEESWAX 80 TURPENTINE per gallon 65 Financial RANKING HOUSE OF JAJY COOKE CO.

Ho. 20 WALL STEEET, Corner ef Kassam Street, KEW TOKK. We buy and sell at the most liberal current pi ices, and keep on band a lull supply of GOV ERNMENT BONDS OF ALL ISSUES, SEVEN- THIRTIES, AND COMPOUND INTEREST NOTES, and execute orders for purchase and sale of STOCKS, BONDS and GOLD. CONVERSIONS. We convert the several issues ol Sevkn-Thib- TIBS into FrVB-TwEMTIES ON THK MOST FAVOB- able terms, taking 1st series at Govebnmeet Rates, allowing a commission to dealers.

Circulars with full particulars furnished upon application. JAY COOKE CO. May 9, 1867. 80 twiwly. Special Notices.

A CARD FROM THE AMERICAN WATCH COMPANY or WALTHAM, MASS. This Company beg leave to inform tbe public that they commenced operations in lb50, and their factory now covefs four acres of ground, and has cost more than a million dollars, and employs over 700 operatives. They produce 75,000 Watches a year, and make and sell not less than half of all the watches sold in the United States. The difference between their manufacture and the European, is briefly this European Watches are made almost entirely by hand, and the result is of necessity a lack of that uniformity, which is indispensable to correct time-keeping. Both tbe eye and the hand of the most skillful operative must vary.

But it is a fact that, except the watches of the higher grades, European watches are the product ol the cheapest labor of Switzer land, and the result is' the worthless Ancres, Le-pines and so-called Patent Levers which soon cost more in attempted repairs, than their original price. Common workmen, boys and women, buy the rough separate parts ot these watches from Various factories, polish and put them together, and take them to the nearest watch mer chant, who stamps and engraves them with any name or brand that may be ordered. HOW AMER1C1.V WATCHES 1KB BADE. The American Waltham Watch Is -made by no such uncertain process and by no such incompetent workmen. All the Company's operations, from tbe reception of the raw materials to tbe completion of the Watch, are carried on under one root, and under one skillinl and competent diiection.

But the great distinguishing feature of their Watches, is the fact that their several parts are all made by the finest, the most perfect and delicate machinery ever brought to the aid oi' human industry. Every one of the more than a hundred parts of every watch is made by a machinethat infallibly reproduces every succeed-, lug part with the most unvarying accuracy. It was only necessary to- make one perfect watch of any particular style and then to adjust the hundred machines necessary to reproduce every part, of that watch, and it follows that every succeeding watch must be like it: The Company respectfully submit their watches on their merit, only. They claim to make A BETTER AKTICLEF OK THE MONET by their improved mechanical processes than can be made under the old-fashioned handicraft system. They manufacture watches of every grade, Irom a good, low priced, and substantial article, in solid silver banting cases, to the finest chrono meter; and also ladies' watches In plain gold or tbe finest enameled and jeweled cases bnt the lndispcnsible requisite of all their watches is that they shall be GOOD TIMEKEEPERS.

It should be remembered that, except their single lowest grade named Home Watch Company, Boston," ALL WATCHES made by them ACE FULLY WARRANTED by a special certificate, and this warrantee is good at all times against tbe Company or its agents. BOBBINS APPLETON, 182 Broadway, Jt. T. May 8, 1867. 80 twAwlm.

Error of Youth. A GENTLEMAN who suffered for years from J. Nervous Debility, Premature Decay, and all the effects of youthful indiscretion, will, for the sake ef humanity, send free to all who need It, the receipt and directions for making the simple remedv bv which be was cured. Sufferers wish ing to profit by the advertiser's experience, can do so by addressing, in perfect confidence, JOHN B. OGDEN, J-'-'-." No.

42 Cedar 8t, New York. April 84, 1867. i wly 17. To Consumptives. The Advertiser, having been restored to health in a few weeks, by a very simple remedy, after having suffered several years with a severe lung affection, and that dread disease, Consumption-Is anxious to make known to his fellow-sufferers the means of enre.

To all who desire it, he will send a copy of th prescription used, (free of charge,) with tbe directions for preparing and nsing the same, which they will find a sunn ctmi for Cohscmttioh, Asthma, Bbohchitis, tec. The only object ot the advertiser in sending the Prescription, is to benefit the and spread information which he conceives to be Invaluable; and he hopes every sufferer will try his remedy, as It will cost them nothing, and may prove a blessing. Parties wishing the prescription, wm please address Rev. EDWARD A WILSON, Williamsburgh, Kings County, New York. Oct, 81, 1866.

7 44 wly. Special Notices. Kidajh E. Thorn row, the great EnglteH Astrologist, Clairvoyant -and PuychometricUa, who has astonished the scientific classes) of the Old World, has now located herscll at Hudson, N. Madame Thornton possesses such won derful powers of second sight, ss -to enable her to Impart knowledge of the greatest importance to the single or married of either sox.

While In a state of trance, sbo delineates the very features of the person you are to marry, and by the aid, of an instrument of Intense power, known as the Psychomotrope, guarantees to produce a life-like picture of the future husband or wife of the ap-plicant, together with date of marriage, position In life, leading traits of character, dte. This la no humbug, as thousands of testimonials can assert. She will send when desired a certified cer-Ullcate, or written guarantee, that the picture Is what it purports be. By enclosing a small lock of hair, and stating place of birth, im position and complexion, and enclosing fifty -cents and stamped envelope addressed to yourself, you will rccive tbe picture and desired Id formation by return mall. All comnraaica tions sacredly confidential.

Address confidence, Madame E. F. Thorhtoh, P. O. Bos 823, Hudson, N.

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The Crispcr Coma not only curls the hair, but Invigorates, beautifies and. cleanses it; is highly and delightfully perfumed, and is the most complete article of the kind ever offered to tbe American public. The Cri per Coma will be sent to any address, scaled and post paid for 1. Address sll orders to r' W. L.

CLARK, Chemist, No. 3 West Fayette Street, Bvbaccbi, N. Y. April 6,1867. twJtwl3m.

1 I Read the Certificate of. Rev. R. T. Fiualin.

To Da. Hostettib: Dear Sir Is to certify that I was taken with the dyspepsia a year ago last March, and, for a period of eight months, was one of the most miserable creatures you ever beheld, not being able either to eat, drink or sleep, and was com- 1 pelled to Walk the floor Incessantly. I was nearly deprived ot my reason, and hope had entirely left me, all the efforts made for my recovery having proved fhsrtless. By tbe first of November, 1865, 1 had become so weak and feeble that I could scarcely stand alone; and, to all appearance, would soon die. At this time (having read, your advertisement,) my wife prevailed upon me to try your Bitters.

A bottle was procured, and, strange to say, I soon commenced 'recovering. I have taken four bot tles, and am enjoying as good health now as could be expected for one of my age (about sixty years). I have no doubt that It was yoar Bitten atone, under Divine Providence, that effected this won- -deriul cure. 'I K. T.

FLUALIN. Hudson, August 30, 1806. 18 wlm. TO OWNERS OP BOSSES AID CATTLE. r- Tobias Derby Condition Powders are warrant ed superior to any others, or do pay, for the car of Distemper, Worms, Bots, Coughs, Hide-bound Colds, fcc In Horses; and Colds, Coughs, Loss of Milk, Black ToBgue, Horn Distemper, dec, In Cattle.

These Powders were formerly put up by Simpson Tobias, son o( Dr, Tobias, and, since bis death, tbe demand has been so great for them. that Dr. Tobias has continued to manufacture them. They arc perfectly safe and Innocent; do need of stopping the work of your animals. They Increase the appetite, give a flue coat, clennse the stomach and urinary organs; also increase tha milk of cows.

Try them, and yon will never be without them. Hiram Woodruff, the celebrated traiherof trotting horses, has used, them for yean, and recommends tbem to his friends. Bush, of tbe Jerome Race Course, Fordbsm, N. would not use them until be was told of. what they are composed, since which he is never without them.

He has over twenty nmnrog horses in his charge, and for the last three years has nsed no other medicine for them. He kindly permitted me to refer any one to him. Over 1,000 other references can be seen at the depot Sold by druggists and Saddlers. Price 25 cents per box. Depot, 56 Conrtlendt Street, New York.1 -1 April 83, 1867.

18 CURE OF INFLAMMATORY KHEU- MATISM. firm Bino, Jan. 25, 1867. Dr. Braitdkith For some year I have been subject to attacks of indammatory rheumatism, which usually come on every three or four months.

My physicians were ot the highest reputation. By tbelr advice I took eolchicnm, dtrlo 1 acid, and other celebrated remedies, but none re- lieved me or shortened the attacks, which lastedl for weeks at a time. In my last attack I eeay eluded to try yonr famous Pills. I was lying on my bed at the time, suffering the sevsiest pains in my feet and anklet, which no pea eta describe. 7 -1 The first dose of tlx Pills was so effective thai in a few hours the pain and swelling tensfblj abated, and In forty-eight hoars were all and I was cored and have bad no return.

I tend yon this testimonial tor tbe benefit of others who, suffering In a similar manner, may know tow they can And certain relict I an respectfully yonrs, J. D. DUDLIT. The Hon, Demat Barnes, sajt I Mil more of Brandreth'i Pill than all others put together. BBANDSKTH'S PILLS ere sold by an drug- gists, and at the principal office, Brandreth Boa, 1 New v- Observe B.

BRANDRETH In whit tetters the government stamp on each box. May 9, 1867. JO la. iv trnm (inn it vivva i ai mur. vuaij viii im tea-green it aid to be the prevailing hair color, and tbe v- FISH-TAILED MAIDENS tit on the roekt and comb their green locks ttsid- tin th.

BELLES OF EARTH prefer gloaty brown and ettaing black to ecy a mm AV1 oiaer uagest mna naian bm g1TOB kiuit has robbed tbem of tbelr ooco exqublte beraty, JMt Kni mmm AM CRISTiDOCO'l EAIR STE, kl.V 1 Unl A AU 4VA MtA for any head in her happiest Manufactured by I. CRISTAD0R0, 88 Maiden Una, New York. Sold by Druggists. Applied by aU Hair Dressers. 'v.

May 1861 MUs ft.

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