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s rd th command duly or-ranir-ed; and whenever recruits, who may be co.ieeted at the general rendezvous, rn addition to the number required to fi I the repnneDt and companies are provided for. provid d the number dors not exceed in the Ffrreate SOflO men. Section lOtb. which relates to the Adjutant General'! Department, it the same at in the ori-fjiDal bill. (retina Jllli provide for eieht Assistant Inspector lieneraia. with the rack, par, and emaljuents tf Colonel of cavalry. bection 12tr, relating to the Bureau of Military Justice, remains nnchacfred. Section 13th provide! that the .'lar'ermaster'e Impertinent shall hereafter consi-t of one yiir-let matter General, with the rank, pay and e-u"' 1. meet of a Utgsder General. tLree I Lief Asms aiits. two Majjr General, with the same rank rav and emolument aa a Oiarte-rm aster (renr-il. Igor' Assistant Voartermaster Generals. W',:?'the TLk. etc., of CulontU of Cavalry, e'eht lepaty Ouareroiafrr General, with the rank of Lieuten ant Colone'a of Cavalrv. siitn 'nsf-termastee with rank of Minn of Cavalrv. torty-eie'it As tant Vuarterniastera, with tne rauk. etc., of tsptsnss. Tee section relative to the 6ob:stnee I-prt-merit in nnhanred. fierlion l"tb provide that the one hundred and f fry Af-el-ULt Surgeons, provided for in the r .1 shall have the rank, par and emolument of Fir Lieutenant of Csv roifor the first t"ee yr of rvice. nd after that time the rank of Captains. The section suthomirjr, the surreon General to detail officer for dntv as medical inspectors, with the rar k of Liente nants of Caralrv. u stricln-n our, TteseetioB in inference to the Pay Kepirtmen i niK-hfrir'd. Section 21st provide that the Cops of Ergia eer shall rcn-i-t of one Chief Knrineer. with tbe rrk. pay and emolument of a Brirs.'ii-r 'General Colonel 12 Lieutenant Colonels IM Maior. at) Captain. ?6 First and In Second Lieutenants. Section 2nd. provirl'nr for the appointmtnt of inpector o I ortifl'Stioris is stricken out. Section 24'h provide that the Ordnance Pe pertinent shall consist of the same number of ma as at present, to be rffioered a fo.lows: "je I riRBdier General. 3 Colonel 6 Lieutenant Colo nel. 12 afstor. 20 Captains. 12 Fi-t l.teutensits, lit Second lieuteosntu, and 1 military store-keeper. Section 51th provide that no cfijers of the rrpular army, below the rank of Colonels, ta!l Hereafter be promoted to a tifrner eraie. Deiore fcavir? rsssed an examination a to hi fitness for prcmoucn, before a board of three general c ffirer. or officer of hia corps, or arm of service senior to him m rsrk. Yeotermorn, T. IL O'Xeal, Esq., a well-Jnown tr ruber of the bar of this city, was f nrd dead in Lis efSee on Commercial Flace, In the character of the deceased were strange ly mirigled the weaknesses and better de merits of Lunianity. Kind, genial, studious itnd deeply versed in the lore of Lis profersion. he was s-till too sensitive for a successful law- 2 tr, arid not sufficiently practical for the ere- ry-day business of the world. Mr. O'Neal was formerly a member of the council of the old Firbt lluuicipulity, and for some years he served on the School Board of that Pistriot Jlore recently, he received the appointment of Justice of the Teace, which office he filled for svout a year. Even his failings were to some extent shielded by a high sense of honor, which was always present in Lis tlionghts. May he rest in peace ! The Washington LtpuVamn, the general tone of which is ultra-Republican, in a rery able review of Senator Sumner's universal suffrage speech, makes the following sensible remark : The great Sumnerian curative is the universality of the ballot. 1 be ballot is protected in every rjtate la this L'oion by are. by sex. and in Massachusetts by the qualification of intelligence, frbould John Stuart Hill, with bis matore years and ripened judgment, seek to become a citizen of that State, he would have to wait five years before he could caet a ba'Jot. If public safety requires Mill to wait th it length of time before he enjoys the ricbt of suUrsee. is it not running some riak to enfrabchiee an uun tiered race, aa ignorant of ,governrcents aa t-e untutored savage of t ea-t ai Africa, tave what knowledge it has obtained by a tuition as a chattel for two centuries ? Are trillions reared in servitude, without a p-sessioa, unacquainted with the sanctities of matrimony, and whose very cabins have been the property of ether, niied for the highest responsibility that civilization irrpoees on the ciu'z'D ' May But a tuddeo and lavish outlay of this boon degrade the ballot without elevating the race? We trubt that this sensible view of the subject will be adopted by our Northern cousins with whom the rp'Ji'ir-an is an authority. The South is inclined to deal generously with the negro, but does not feel inclined to " degrade the ballot without elevating the rare." !! Kattea. At the Varieties Theatre, this evening, ' P,ose-dale " is to be played for the last time this season. To-morrow evening Mr. Barrett appear, for the frat time this season, aa Euxh Arde, in " Coder the Palm," a dramatization from Tennyson's po;m. Mr. Barrett and Mrs. Chanfraa aill give g-eat satisfaction a the sailor-boy husband, and the Tillage widow-wife, Enoch Arden and Annie This is the last week of Mr. Barrett's eng ige-menL It has thus far beea a brilliant one, and bids fair to be so to the close. Kins Bachel Johnson is to be the next star, in order, at the Yarietlea. The engagement commences this night week. She will play t'je usuaI round of feminine star characters, with some additions of a novel class. We shall probably see her as Lady Gay spank-tr, Lady AuiEry, and ths principal character In Tom Taylor's new drama, " l'p at the Hills." The best Northern and Western critics speak ia the most eulogistic terms of the acting of Mis Johnson, and we are fully prepared to Gad her worthy of the same favor, here, she has met with wherever else she has played. We shall take occasion to allude more particularly to the high reputation earned by Uii accomplished actress in other cities. She will nave the great advantage of aa intelli gent and adequate support, from th excellent rompsny of the Varieties Theatre. Mr. Hackett ha consented to remain three trghta more at the St Charles Theatre, and this evenirg repeat hi great Impersonation of Fal-t'off, in " The Merry Wives of Windsor." At the Academy ef Music, that wondrous boy, Master Eddie, will, for the first time In this city, appear in hia great single trapeze act We hope that youth will not break his seek in some of these Incred.bie attempt to outdo the whole woild of acrobat in the accomplishment of difficult feata. Beside the trapeze performance, he ascends from the stage to the ceiling, on a quarter inch wire, carrying a boy on his back. Look at Fi Kino. ' At tie Olyrcpic to-night will be p-odnced a beautiful domestic drama entitled " Suiles and Tears," founded on the French play of Le Grace de rieu,,, in which Mrs. Watkin persoaate licndfrinj; 7?ry, a shepherd boy, asd sisgi teveral tor.chirg song. Mis Lily Wtitia; and Miss Fanny Hosmer are included in the cst. The Benioa illl.) Standard says that while Tavid William was on trial upon th charge of murdering Benry Mahorn, (a skeleton foaoi in tie woods Lavlig previously teen Mectel a tie, as was supposed.) Benry Mahorn walked in'o the court room, alive aid well. Editorial SsmI other Itcau. VtSTTRDar Very wet Gen- J. C. Pembertoa ia tiring at Newton, on the Weldon and North Carolina railroad. The Richmond Dispatch say that Mr. Henry Johnson, nee Him Harriet Lane, who presided i the graceful lady of the Whit House during the Buchanan administration, la to be the recipient of a bandsrme bridal present from the Prince of Wale, which ia now on its wsy hither. George Eancroft waa th gueat of President Johnson in Waabington. The Augusta CrmMUationalUt publishe a letter from the friends of Ho. Alexander II. Stephens in the Georgia Legislature, Tin licating him fro a the charge of Hon. Joabna Hill, that he, Mr. 8te-phen,'waa privy to his election after having pos-1 ive'y decl.ned to be a candidate. The Cowttdn-t remarks, with reference to it, aa follows: W have already alluded to the tiorulsr speech of I'r Hill, and expressed our approbation of the w'-dem of the Legislature in sealing to Congress two toch men as Alexander H. Stephens and llerst bel V. Johnson. The conservative party of t be North have hailed their election wi;h pleasure. H ey were not cboeea because of their couoect.on :.h the late Confederacy, tor it it well knows that tl ey were mors the lat m favor seceseijn.and oo y fell into hoe wLea the Slate almoot unanimously ceclared in favur of separation. They are by fr the two attest men in Georgia, an! if admit ed t tte Cf urcils of the nation their wisdom and expe-r ence will be freely lives in support of the conservative policy of l'resident Johnson. A cotre'pfndf nt of the Boston Adetrtuir fnr-nithes what purports to be a conversation between tie Pres.dfnt atd a diatinguished Representative. Th Preeident expressed himself a beirg tow what he had always been" the friend of tte poor ard the lowly." He had never broken laith aith anybody, and if Li past course and hia former language were not a sufficient guarantee that he meant well towards the colored people, and would endeavor to secure to them a fair chance, nothing he conld say or do now would give any such guarantee. He thought however, that it waa best to speak plain'y, and he did not believe that the effort now making by some who call themselves .the negroe' special friend to force universal suffrage open the States was wUe or judicious. He thocght it teedtd to embitter the feelings of the whites. Our efforts should be to cultivate calm-nc ?s std confidence. He believed it would result in a great injury to the prospects of the colored people. In repaid to difference with the party that elected him. he said he might differ with indi T'dcals of what was called the Union party a to tie n t l to be used, but he considered himself in general accord with that party as a whole ia the eids to be rtsched. He was not a party man, ard te rreact to lii-k the partisan in the pitriot. But, so far as he nr.deratood the sentiments of the It ion party, he was in general accord with it He m-f ht differ with on cf hi friends, and he ehcnld feel whol'y at liberty to so differ and state the gronnd of hi contrary belief or opinion. But he considered himself identified with the great Union party, and had no desire or intention of being found outside. When Napoleon was an adventu-er ia London he ws challenged by a pugnacious Frenchman, ard a combat with broadswords waa decided upon, but broken up by the police. The Freec man's Saving Bank at Vicksburg ha been closed by order of Gen. Thomas. Musical geniose ia Germany are said to be ccrr pounded now-a day of eccentricity, swagger, gyirnss'ics, and humbug geaerally. The latest coachman's ruse in New Tork is to get m bis passengers, get their fare, and then have a bucker call out: "I say, Jim, what did yon do with them small pox ease last night"' The Alabama House has adopted a memorial to Congress, asking an extension of time for the' completion of certain railroad, ia aid of which CcEgress itade land grants ia 1856. "Why is John Morrispev. since hi retirement frr m the pme ring, like Daniel Webster? Because he' th great ex pounder. The guard on the trains on the Swedish rail way are required to hare a knowledge of surgery, that in case of accident they may be able to rea der medical assistance. An ambulance fitted np with every requiaite forms a part of each train. Mr. Stearrs, Superintendent of the fire alarm telegraph, in New Tork, ha a complete telegraph apparatus which ha can carry in hi pocket to use in testing ths wires outside. At the 7th Regiment celebration in New York, Gen. Pix, ia hi address, said he believed it to J be historically true, that great military ac cesses, considered in reference M parallels of latitude, are subject to a law aoalagoos to that ahich govern current of running water. They do sot rise above t.e level of their source, or if carried to a greater height by some special force they subside to their former level aa soon as tr at force is withdrawn. Hence military are always from North to Booth from frosts and snow to flowers and sunshine. According to the ruling of the District Court ia Philadelphia, the great majority of the persona living together aa husbands and wtvea ia the Com monwealth of Pennsylvania, were never legally married. This is a startling proposition, but it is held that aa old law, enacted ia 1701, declaring that Intention of marriage must be published ta meeting and posted on meeting house before the ceremony can be legally performed, is still in force, having never beea repealed. A great many people, while lanrhmg or talking. have a habit of showing their teeth, and where number of the teeth hare been filled, the gold ased in filling thine and glisten with it brightness. Little Chloe was visiting at her Aunt Katie's, in this citv. the other day. and waa ait- ting oa aunt lap. enjoying a high old romp. Suddenly the stopped, and looking her auntie In the face with all the seriousness imaginable, said. Aunt Katie, I with I had copper-toed teeth bke yours.' Stephen H. Branch, at th clott of aa apotheo sis and superlative laudation of the Tnbun philosopher, which reads a little like " sarkasm " its: Horse Greeley's soul wQl go directly to Heaven, but the sonls of Bennett llsymond. Wood. Seward, Hall and Barnard will take circuitous roates The Italian Chamber most be rather an excit able and explosive assemblage, as w read of th two aides of the Hons shaking their fiats at each ether, and of a member advising the President tj go to school. Fignor," etc., etc. Tie legality of a death bed marriage, contracted for the sole purpose of acquiring the title ia fee simple to property wh'ch would otherwise hare gece A tte heirs of the first husband of the drier bride, is on trial in Indiana. At the .Etm Iron Works, ia New Tork, recently, the laTest ttetm cylinder ia the world waa cast It will aeigh, whea finished, H tons, and ia interred for one cf Webb's Bristol steamers- Mr. Jose Tecno, perhspa the oldest man ia America, is livirg in Kansas City. H waa a maa in 177-j. but dees tot remember his sge at that date. He waa never sick a day ia his life, and has d own no n arlt of increasing age daring th latt fifteen years. He never taw th steam ears before last rammer. The 1-tr.don 7rf congratulates England that f-Le had the excretion to retire from the Mexican reject, in which the set out with Louis Napo leon, aa toon as she could wiih decency. While the steamer Gen. Baell was coming dowa he Ohio river the other day, a lady passenger. alone and unaided, gavs birth to a daughter, and hortly after ma Se her appearance la the ladlea' cabin. The child was named B jella, in honor cf the bc. 1 nUlaa Dead at Cosbb Hortoau latdismsu We find ia the St Louis SeptMiextm of th 1 tth, a lengthy list of th Confederate prisoners of war who died at Camp Morton, Indianapolis, during the late civil conflict, with the namea ef the companies and regiments to which they belonged, and the data of their death. Friends desirous to procure the remain of the deceased, or to obtain information ha regard to them, can do so upon application to Mr. Willi ama, whose) address is ' Charles Williams, Government Undertaker, Box 4.;3, ladianapolia, lad." Eelow we print the namea of th Louisiana soldiers Included ia the list : Louisiana. lt3 Ftb'y 11, Alfred Myers,"!, biih. ' Is, K F to., hi, 5th. March 1. James Rya, D, Ltth. - 1, Jacob Wem ins. A, 201a. " , J. hn Martin, 15th. " 15, Elia Lathaa. 41st April 11, John Powera. F, 16th. " 15, O tave La Fleur. G, l'.th. " 20, John S brown. K, 18th. Ksy 1. James L Beed, D. Kith. " I t, George Smith, loth. July J. Wiley Hinds, H, 12th. 4. A D Adalan. lawyer. A. Aug. 4 Mola Caitarme, B, 1st. 15, Kicanuel Kerure, 16th. " 17, Samuel W Taomas. C, 16th. 20, W m K Hullina, 1, bi n. 2.t, David Beasley. C. Unta. Sept. J, John Dutlie, A. 1st M. James 6 moot K, 16th. " , C Suite, V. U:h. ' 12, Fred Smith, D, 2th. " H. Herbert Victor. C, 1st Artillery. " 16, Joseph Lusavgue, C, 1st ' " It). Robert bean, B, ih Battery. " 2i, 1-cLjan m Alexaoder, U, 3d. Oct'r 1, Chas E WL-e, F,4th. ' 13, I rbine Boutreau; C, 1st Artillery. " 13, A Griffin. H, 4th. " 111, G L Biande, C, 1st " 2n, W R Nichols, C, l' h. Nev'r 2. Peter Landry, B. 1st. ' 10, Joeeph Moore, I!. 1st Artillery. " 12. Peter Tabtapie, D, 30th. " 17, D Bon ore a, C, let " is, John Cou-h, l tth. " 20. I) Conner. I. Urn. " 23, Joseph Crow, C, 31st 2... i B Granion, B, 4-h. I-ec'r 6, James Burke. C, 4th. " 6, Theo Doom. B, 13th. " 7, Teddy Mooney. B. Ulh. " 14, A Monster. D, 12th. " in, David L I'iernng, F, 11. h. . " 19, T P Windsor. A, 1st Battery. " 16, J H Woodruff, 1st Cavalry. " 21, Julias Legsme, F, 4th. " ".M, Wm Irwin. B, 26 h. 22, D L Bullot k. B, 4th. " 2.1, M Brosard. C, lat, " , John Wamtr, F lat lH4 Jan'y 1, W I Jester. P. 3d. ' 3, J C West A. 1st. " 4, Jo Cenell, C, 2Sth. " 4, John Voitinger. 1!. 1st " 4, A Blsnchard, ii, 1st " 5, W 8 Davis, A, 1st. " ;. B A High. I. loth. " 10, Sole. G, toth. M 12, John J Semple, C, " 13, Joseph Harper, D, 3rd. " 14. J T nmitb. C lat. " 14, Sceldin. I, lat " 16, James Demoys, 1st Battery. " li. John Norria,A. Crescent Artillerv. ' 16, J. Arsemsn, C, 1st Artillery. ' 17, M Hebert, lat Artillery. " 17, G. Morton. A, 1st " 20, E H. Phelps. C, 1st " 2 ., Wm. Fretcher, A. 1st " 25, R. B. Owens, A, lit Battery. ' 27. M. L. Wesh, 3 lat " 30, B. T. Holloway. A, lut Battery. F.b. 1. F. M. Capbort A, 4th. " 3, G. W.Erwin, 2stb. " 5, F. Dopres. 1st Artillery. " 5, Hugh Grogan. C, 21st. 6, John M. Lambright K, 1st Battery. " 6. B. F. Ilerrtn. A, lt Battery. 7, J F Brook. A, 1st Battery. " 16, James Butcher, conscript " 20, J W Dand, F. " 20, A J Steveua. F, Houston's Battery. " 22, H H Stevenson, ., 17th. " It, Henry Durleck. E, 3d. 2' i W Wren, A, 17th. March 3, Tho May. A, 14th. " 5, ) Bourg. B, 1st Artillery. " 5, W H e quire. C, 3d Battery. ' 11. Emanuel Eapnisua, 1, 5th. " 12, lieo P Mortimer, A. " 13, A Mar-ihali, A. " !, H Alroindinger. D. 1st " Joe BiaBcnard. B, lat " 22, W Davis. D. 31st " 2", Franci Singleton. D, 1st Car. " 27, Armod D Livelv, B. 16th. " 2, C Valdioinaire, 1, 13th. April 6, Martin Martin. A. 1st Battery. May 1. J Hennigan, G. 3 lat " 5, G P Bird, C, 12th. " 11, P Wickel, A, 1st June 17, G W Holt A. Batl. " SO, A Momnes, 23d. July 8. W Larkis, C, 23d. "A Centenna. C, 23d. August S, B A Gammons, A, 1st 7, Thos Cartulo, A, 20th. " 9, J R Smith. C, 16th. 20, Wm Danbar, A. I3d. Sept'r 20, I, J Phillips. E. 4th Batt'y. f-ov'r 23, M Mansel, F, 16th. Ite r 6, Alfred Orraa. A, " " , Justin Haatenaa, F, 30th. 15. Jan'y 8, W Lucas-. C, 19th. " 1 Foster Jonathan. F, 4th. Feb'y &, T L Regary. A. lt ' 7, Ja D Neville, Watson' Batt'y. " 14, John Keating. F, pith. " 14, E Lambert, Mb. " 26, LCsnncn. A. 13th. PayaacBt of the Cottoai Tax. The following correspondence is of high import-sac to shippers of eottoa and other products, and will serve to correct a misconceptioa of the operations of the excise lsw : Colhotor's Orrit'S. U. B. Internal Revenue, j Second District Louisiana. Baton Kooge. Feb. 16, 166. To the Eilitnr of the X. . Txmr As the im-rre-sion still exists in the minds of many persons engsged in the removal of eottoa and other products from this district that the tax is payable in New Orleans, I beg you will publish, for the benefit of all concerned, the following letters of instruction which hsve beea evoked from the H . Commissioner of this Impertinent by a reference to him of the matter in question : Taxisrav DtraantiNT, ) 0?ce of Internal Revenue, -Washington, January 26, IstW, Hr Misconception of the tenor of the letter written by the Hon. Wm. E. ( handler, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, to Mr. Loague, Surveyor of t'os-tcnts at Memphis, which ha been extensively published through the Southern States, with editorial cement, calculated to mislead tax payers as to their action in relation to the removal of cotton, has led to much confusion ia some of the cotton producing districts, and caused many irregularities where no intention of fraud existed. Ton will inform all jrmt engaged in the removal of cotton from your district that in all casts the tax must be psid before removal from the district except where the duties are secured by bond under regulation of October 9, 1-i. Very respect uily. D. C. Wiirma. Deputy Commissioner. Et:sT F.ai shir, Jr., Collector 2d District, Lama Louse, La. TKIiSt KT PT.rRTtNT. , Off.c of Internal Revenue. Washington. January 27, I Sir A he'e'ofore instructed, yoa will collect the fx ca all taxable property leaving your district ; and in case th duty on cotton or other articles which may have been aed is refused after demand beirg made, yon will proceed to collect the sme tr distraint and sa'te of property, naiess th artkles" are removed nnder bond, a provided by the reg'.latioca of October 9, l-6.j. llecj ectfuliy yours. D. C. Wat. Ppoty Commissioner. Enrnr Btrsiica. Jr., Collector Internal Rjvenae, Baton Eouge, La. Heretofore I have avoided making distraint ail sal t property for the tax upoa cotton woiuh had been shipped to New Oi leans: but as th practice in become so prevalent it ia neeeaaary that the instructions as contained in th above letters be rigidly enforced. I would caution all persons enraged in the removal of products or other taxable articles from this District, to obtain permits for the removal of said product or other articles, either from this dee. or that of my deputies, before removing the same, if they would save themselves trouble and expense. Very respectfully, your ob't serv't Hxnkt BarsnsR. Ja., Collector lat Rev. 2d Diet La. Baaeroffs Orstlaa x!OLaKr, raafca, aixioo, asorna rors- raLvnt- STUK aND LINCOLN, ' From the memorial oration of George Biniroft, dehrered on the 12th, we make the following ad d.tiocal extracts: aiLiTiONS with ay.iLavo. Ihe people of America then wiahed. as thy al-wsj have wiehed, as they till wish, friendly relatione with England ; and no maa in England or America can deaiie it more strongly than 1. Taia country has always yearned fr g od rela'ions with Eigland. lbriceonl. in all it history has tt at yearning been fairly met; in the days of Hairpdrn and Cromwell : ag na in the ast nu ns-try of the elder Pitt; and once again ia the m nia-try of Shelburae. Not that thie hare not at all tin es bee n just men among the peer of Britain 1 ke lldirnx in tne ds orjimes the Secoad; oi a Granville, an Argyle, or a Huuhtoo ia ours, raises aD Tin aosaos doctriws. The act o! recornizing the rebel belli ;rent was concerted with France ; France, so beloved in America, cn which she hid conferred the greatest benehu that one people ever conferred on au-other; France, which stands foremost on the continent of fcurope for the eoh-iity of her culture, as wed s for the bravery and generous impa!e3 of her tons; France, which for centuries had beea movirg stesdily in its own way toward intellectual and political lreedom. The policy regarding further colonization of America by European pow-eis, known ccmmoLiy as the d ctriae of Monroe, hsd its origin in France, and if it takes any man's Drte should bear the name of Torgot it was adopted by Louis the Sixteenth, in the cabinet of which Vergennes was the most important member. It is emphatically the policy of France, to ahich. with transient devisuoos, the Bourbons, the first Napoleon, sl1 the Houe of Orleans hare ever adlered. TUB larKHOR Hai'OLSOX AND MEXICO. The lat President was perpetually harassed by rumors that tte Emperor Napoleon tue laird de-aired formally to recognize the States in rebellion as sn independent power, and that England held him back by her reluctance, or France by her traditions of freedom, or he himself by hi ovn better joogmect and clear perception of event. But the H public of Mexico, on our borders, was. l.ke ourselves, distracted by a rebellion, and from a sin liar cause. The monarchy of Eng'snd had fastened upon us slavery, which did not Jisaopear with independence : in like manner, the ecclesiastical policy established by the Spanish Council of te (Lilies, in the days of Ctarles ths Fifth and 1 bli p the Second, retained ita vigor in the Mexican Republic. The fl.'ty years ot civil war unier which the had languished, waa due to the bigoted system ahioh was the legacy of a monarchy, just as here the inheritance of slavery kept alive political strife, and culminated in civil war. As with us there could be no quiet but through the end of slavery, so in Mexico tfcere could be no prosperity ud'ii tne crushing tyranny or intolerance abouid cease. The party of slavery in the United States sent their enjutaries to Lurope to solicit aid ; and did the party of the church in Mexico, as organ ized by the old Spanish Council of the Indies, but witn a ditlerent result Just a the It publican party hid made an end of the rebellion, and was es'awisbing the best government ever known in that region, and giving promise to the nation of oruer, peace and prosperity, word was brought u. in the moment of our deepest affliction, Utat the French Emperor, moved by a desire to erect in North America a butties for imperialism, wcu'd transform the republic of Mexico into a fecuEdo-geniture for the House of Hapsburg. America mignt complain, sue could not then inter- pore, sod delay seemed justifiable. It was seen that Mexico could not with all it wealth of land, eon pete in cereal product with oar northwsist ; nor. in tropical products with Cuba : nor could it, under a disputed dynasty, attract capital, or create public works, or develop mines: or borrow money; so that ths imperial system of Mexico, which was forced at one to recognize th wisdom of the policy of the republic by adopting it could prove on y an Daremuuerating drain on toe rrenca treas ury, lor th tup part of an Austrian adventurer. the ptirs or noMM asD ran aniiLLtow. It was the condition of affairs In Mexico that involved the Pope of Rime iti our difficulties so tar tnat ne alone, among temporal sovereigns. recognized th chief of ths Confederate States as a President and his supporters as a people; and in letters to two great prelates of th Catholic Church in the I'm ted States, gsve counsels for peace at a time whea peace meant th Tictory of secessions. let event move aa they are ordered. Tte blessing of the Pope at Rome on the head of Duke alaximiliaa could not revive in the nine teenth cemarr tr e ecclesiastical policy of the six teenth ; and tne result is only a new proof that there can be ne prosperity in th S at without religions ireeoom. raLMIKATOM AMD LINCOLN. Hardly had the lata President been coortigned to tne grave, waen tne rnoM Minuter of England died full of years and honors. Palmers ton traced nis lineage to the t me of the conqueror; Lincoln went back to only hia grandfather. Pa merston received hi education from the best scholars of Harrow, Kdinburc and Cambridge. Lincoln' early teachers were the silent forest th prairie, the rivers and stars. Pal merston waa in Dublie life sixty years. Lincoln but for a tenth of thai time, f'almertton waa a skillrul guide of an established aristocracy. Lincoln a leader, or rather a companion of the people. PaJmeraton waa exclusively an Englishman, and made hia boast in the House of Common that the interest of. nor land was his shibboleth. Lincoln thought always of mankind, as well s hit own country, and served human nature itself. Ps merston. from his natrowuess as an Englishman, did not endear his coan'ry to any one Court, or to any one people, but rather caused aneasinea and cisiiae : Lincoln left Amenca more beloved than ever by Lbs people of karoo. Palmers ton waa eu possessed and adroit in reconciling the conflicting claims of the factioLaf the aristocracy: Lincoln, frank and ingenuous, knew bow to hold himself ia th conflicting opinion of the people. 1'aimerston was capable of insolence toward the weak, qnick to the sense of honor, not heedful of rights: Lincoln rejected counsel given only as a matter of policy, snd wa not capable of being wilfully n.-.just Palmeraton. eenually superficial, delighted in banter, and knew how to divert grave opposition by playful levity ; Linola wa a maa of infinite jest on hi lip, with saddest earnestness st hw besrt Palmeraton was a fair representative of the aristocratic nobiiity of the day. choosing for his tribunal not the conscience of humanity, but the House of Common. Lincoln took to heart the eternal truths of liberty, obejed them as the commands of ProviJeac. and accepted the human race as the judge of his fidelity. I'aimerstoa did nothing thatwnl endure. His great achievement the separation of Belgium, piaced that littie aingdom where it must gravitate to France. Lincoln tiaihed a work which time cannot overthrow, palmerstna is a shining example of the ablest of a cultivated aristocracy. Lincoln shows the genuine fruits of institutions where the laboring man share and assHts to for the great ideas and de-gtis of bis country. Pal-tterston was buried in Westminster Abbey, by the order of his (,'ueeu. and waa followed by ths Britisi atis'or-rtr y to his grave, which, after a few year, wul hard'y be noticed by the tide of the graves of Fox and Chatham. Lincoln waa followed by th sorrow of his country serous the continent to bis ret ni-t la e in the heart of the Misswippi Valley, to be rememhered through all time by hiacouatry-mea and by all the people ia the world. F:m PacriKTT at Arcnos ox WiD!rE3DaT Capitalists should bear In mind th Important sale to be made, day after to-morrow, by J. B. Walton 4 Deslonde, of tho etwo fin stores oa Gravier street in resr of the" St Charles Hotel ; th six lota of ground upon which Messrs. Folger A Co. 'a extensive hardware establishment was burned, oa New Levee and Tchoupitoula atreetv, between Giavler streets artl Nate Lex Alley; valuable Iota and t quare on Canal street and ia rear of th First acd Second I'iatric-a. and shares of ths capital 'cck of the L'nion Bank and Crescent City Bank. For particulars th reader ia referred to the auctioneer' columns. How few recognise th fact that ia aeglMting what i apparently an insignificant cold origlnatee that fatal destroyer consumption. Bear in mind th old adage " prerentave Is better than eare, and us Marsden s Pectoral Balm, which will care all cases of e oogte, eolda and induenxa. For aal by all druggist. - Tb BUHata. Toarasmtat at Memphis. The Memphis 3crt of th 15th ha th folios eg about the) recent billiard tournament at that place : The grand billiard tournament which has at tracted the aitentioa of ta sporting world, com menced yeaterday evening at the Gayoso Hail, ia toe presence of a large concourse of the sporting public. Tne first game wa oeiveeo rrea. ji ycru. nt tin ritv. and Melvin r oster, of New lork. Fred. Mvers's aver was 17. having mad run of UO. 116. 71. 52. I '. It. 1". la. 14. 13. u: Foster' h.ghest run wa only 42. the others being 37. 25. 19. 12, l't. 10. At the twentieth round tne game stood : Mvers 366. Foster 1-1. It seems to us Foster eeuld not have played with anything lite hia reputed skill, aa he waa no match for Myers. It may be. however, tnat empri's cm furnish ss good players as New xorx. bo ir M irphis stands far snead. Ttie gam wa played between Roberts a. d Kavanagh. sad. from our preconceived estimate of the respective abilities cf te eeBTesISB s. fell Ir BUin oi oar expect tir ns. Rolerts was the victor in what we consii ered an easv game, havirg een the playing ex.-el l.t V, ,rr famslenrs. To-rijht HiTvev t.'hoate, of Cincinnati, will play against Jarne Brret of Mtrrphmja a game or juo points, to De followed bv a gan.e of tbe sarra number of points between F' ter snd Chss. K. t-nthier. Tnia game will be followed by Kavanagh's exhibition of his skill in executing Berger s celebrated masse shots. On r ncsv evetirg so r:rg:in game or am points wn be nlaved between Kavanagh and Roberts. In thii pame 'Roberts is the acknowledged champion of tne world, but it is our opinion, unless ne piavs better than he ha yet, Fred. Myer can enter th lit and beat him. St. O. Tiast' THAVBLKHS tllDI. ttssaublpt and Steamboats Dow of Salllavf srzaasuirs to t era sr. W. O. BEWSS, far (i'vaoa so Iadtane's. rk. JO, a av Bi HVIaat. for Liwpaot, via Havana sad QmoSmi Fall, till a GCUilii kTait, fat New Tuck aad Havana, Fsk. M a a. BtOXTEBEY, tot N.w Tk, r& H.SA.U. TKAJISHIfV TO AAJUVn. 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IIUI LDa, rrsry Tamlaj aad FrtiUf, M t r a FOB ATTAKAFA (. b BODOFS, fnai arssnssi, mrmrj Tsssisy, Ttmrwu. ass o aaaaroay. F"B SaTOO SABA OWeXIIV. Wdnsdsrs st IS a. a., and Saesedars MlM uroiti UN aoadsrs at Sr. aw. sad FrUlaja at 1 . St IUIA BUlstLa, a-aoart. r. a.. Fndaja, U a. av r'B nonasoM rt "O. A. Qt lTViS.mrTrmaw.illl.a raAHJUB, ran Samu S r. a. FOB ONTOOHERT ASD WKTTMKA. ALUARCB and FLAB ET. wn Wadaarslaf wm aatarda na ua n.s asSUarTAS. LOClgB sod FRAKBB, saw at Urt so 9 isava rsry d m tba smvsl 9f Ui 44 r. oos tra'a. rai.OLii, n7 Saaoar aad Thuar, oi wnral ot isf araia. a aBWOLIA. sswt Wadaaadar Bad Batarda. at I at FOB BAT ST. LOUIS AND FAS CHBIBTIAJI. ALEXAHDRIA, WtdMola at 7 a. BL, aod aatardaj tt FOB AJtDBTLLLB AJT AOHSOrTTTLLB. LADBA. UVeteok WBta, erary sbf. sod Qitta. Mas BSBaB4Tb rpHT- Dft DK ASDIUE'3 JAKSAPAKILLA BITTEU9. lt F OH 8AL.BC CORDAGE, DUCK, PAI5T3, OILS, ETC ETC. BAHILLA COI DAG K. all tkM; TABBED COBDAOB, all Waa; FCHTABH, t aad J ysn. MABLIBB; HOPSiLlSB. OAXCSI: aaaaaouaB; OOO UIU; LXAOUBB C01TOH SAIL DDCff, all iarsn; HEBP sail puce, n i ashsn sad BBMraai sraad; AIL TWIBE, CsOoa taat Flax: BALING TVTBE: bale Bora. aCirST CLOTH; Ol-bbt BA1. FoaaBHoai'a laaprovoal Irwo Tl for Bollog Cot two. At oils sw ataawa. F. W. Drxt A CM t, T Raw Tsra, Cool OU, VoroUlaea. Palota. Cobara. L.ort- catlag Oil, ete.. etc. EBT, THOBAB A CABTEB, iea ma Fa lLGHia KacaTAlBtAT. Itaad 17 HaHlsoa Btrvrt ltoaidl7. Eeptkr EUGERB FLBCdK, 'iKciBauivm fcwl Plaatan 01 coaMaatl; oad raws Sir famlilss aad oal (VntsMaMaL Frtvata taooa, r"d wla aad fOd Ubla, mm BMdarata MS lo II OlaVKx, tlsHliKa NHuayj, A1MT. Wavy aL. . c n. claims, M t'ariwiSsiO ami L. Baows A Co., Haw r t. w nswn m rn.. wwt3iBffn. a 1 1 si's ar car. asaanss. i ansMiiali. aad rnitmam sltl IWtLa 1)t.TFH IIKKT dS lO '"E7 64 Hl'T-H . -bL.ia.IA. U cmk l JUS. H. WIUtOB A CO-J l.va Traossltoiloo atswoS, WBskaal sid BMall Lima Bfarusts. km ara aa km4 WH1BKT, BBABOT AID Olf. waa-a lT esr taw waiiat mt loa aao Bad Ox aaMia Ml ! T-DWAKLSJ, Wl. dfe CO.-rwtL BOWABD A-d nw i cl a . o a" . sr. u oa COMHI9310S MEBCHASIS, 1) CautomBosuo street, tT tai Brv natasn. 1 v Xbm anaefirnd brb ui s M uc. ummi a m 1M Ira M Apii. W wlU Bat IHn' I ! LaaTKB A FOTTra. ntum UHssm IA sad aw Itatisaiaa.as matt falllai AMUSEMEMS. VTAMUKTIKS THKATRK-wBaTIEB BTBEET. Farasmil tb dasUnsnUvaad t ' aat-B Arti.t LAWRENCE BARRETT. Slasday Blweoloai. refcraary It. lHeMi. I-AiT (iloiHTaf tr. La-tar Wallac .woroupd arsaia if ROSEDALE; ELUOTCBET ...LAWBESOB BABaETT. Tt'FSDAT IVF!n0r wWtb-nWlr,j. b, I. B. LiSa "ss-lar.--tl-.-d I Oder th Polo. h I.a ". ir l.:::::::::::" . feltt LlJU'lC TH Kit TK IO7 BT. 1ALB ST. Knadtr KTrttioar. rrhrworjr lt, 1WS-Brlirtt . -T FT.T.---PTsla."a rf a Wmmtiy lN.--.w L m-a. fcu-lrf laa '- ' .iisa ua Ci--. afaiitie i.MIUK A.D TKAR8 ; lr, o .vtother'a Proyv On of tSa al 'tr, j tnira.la d a- slSx-tiic tl-a f tt.a KuJ-m s,i. Frlta "ta fn -eame- tnii t-., rtttd .:il D.t. -e m momttm a ssasf tit B- dsliamal 4MU-ua -urias ' lsU arsnnna ra'leT:B rjsws- a al.-td af.. . Hr, FJ Ws-aiaa. 4i)h(stsusVt.,f . fm . ns. H.,-,.-4 :M a wtai: wtih ort -' t'O. rr'' si.,.'- ' .jar t,;n ' - r.., d'r pnat-ifr'- r -m f l:.-a. so4 " Vsal t, at rr im r -r, ' Jf'a Llv Wtami'tr soj M'm t'-.nr Huar 1a h piiBf ad .4- L-otacw, av-ry o a ta a.a ai Da-la. tot H mur a -1. - - ..-.- Jdn ii-o. si 4i ........ .-n-. Ili A Hot ofilcs -aa lrw 10 a. . fail r m. VCAIUCH W UF .'l I SIC ST. CUaBLES ST&BST- BFaLUIWi) A BIDWELL Frur,- aad asasfsra- V BDaY. TCEEDAT A0 WlDWDtT, t--t .f 1U, JtHh. al Jli..- Tli -r.t inec-a of tiaACADEWT BISSTRELS la a FIRST FABT OF BISSTRELUT lira itd'ira tha ataiastl t eratiaas It a f dara Iur(r. tBir.ta lof arw Ssa Olraa, t. EL SIXO EDDIB Th tatrryd thild tr ta acta, mm TMAPKZK rps tb ci:.ng dijfstc tba ta :st v-wdarfal MU f rAlll, Qiaca and tfa.ia aad bia TIRR'K.C ASCEXSIOR Of band red aad Sttj lirsf bom lb raw af lb tba d?B f Jtbe TbaaBa. aa a aaarWv bar ta wtra. aso-adl-f aad .l-rsadia Hactvsrds an.) futvard. klmat a-4. itad a is a rark aad wiTJ earrv a bo ss bt Vutk Ir?sc thai kiatal', tf u C&.B b rarsrd. In ttnad Bs"st, Faawtaina. Bart , Bo, Datio, a, tte., br tb VARtlTT Cf)M-,AlV '! W JT. CHAHLKS THKATKK. Isadsy Evrcraios:. Fcbcvaavrr 11, 1-". Btatftt of tba F-T-i'sr Ini- Artnr. Br. J. E Wdinil'J. TWO OBEAT DRABAi six Drgre of Crioae. JCLIO CEBMOTT J. E, TUIT.j. FrtTiuas ta bk-h ta b-aatlfal dram af THE B3IDS OF LABMEBBOoRE EVirw. r. r-.o....Ii eahaarsal. to Basllal Oraaaau Bf-Mtaet sf ta FOCJITailt OF BAA ITT. Ifsadty Kvaolng. Feb. ft. it tba womx f aaraa sattrsra, Br. H A7BETT ka( tad bis danartnr fbr Tbra J lfSMav aa anil oar a FaLSTAFF. ta thrAaisaan't Csawdy mt aba MARRT WIVES OF tUi3j.il. THCBSDAT Tb fraat Cpartac'e, itk If! ISS fsftais Roatr f ftscs. r tb fIS FOrpTafW OF RBACTT. la ths LXB OF(OLf fJHAZlLI HfttiCILI BAA AIL.! H I O H L T iTV O R T A S T I K VICKY UlK-jTliTa A.U'WICUKUI Tb SocL smtr. Frodneo. Pcra. Cmiaii. te , B GEE. WOOD, (torn BtssU, n dalr-sr a Lretart on BroalL, In th Hall f Hna -f ltr-'M-auti ' V-bsa' Is Mitmal oa II AKilAI EVASiifta, uia Stia ma, at 7ai 'cloB. Onriaal Wsa Ctiarta, Sbarba. ftiara, fTSwfrsfs. isrrp.es mt Ynmmrm. ft, wtl. B -ibit1 This Letar o prood bv tti aot-lle trf baadrvda ah s,n to mmicrn' mttti wmn ml rmstia. Tiekss SI Ma. ll.r mmmt 44 . ftl TS V AKirnVTIKs TuEATHI .Raviaa arajtat. W. R. FLOTD LEWIS BAEEB .... prial Uotsre. Ia en is to aecoaBBtodsi tba arm tmmu. tba pauaaaaf ibn Tbaalra. aad I ha mmMm saasmlr. ata innaftlly hi Is. id tbat ifc wkul tb tnt oar km km altarsd ! form wm aat and aoaaont dna drcla, Taa QaaSrsm Bna ban sa i I ta Iks ttar mt B Dnprosar cLaracun will mm adiaittad ta toy pmtt mt tba Tbarar-4 fmli tf 1M lah.1 Jl A.tU Jits. tub. talk.. Shi lb L I na. fr.m Jmrkm Imw f s bow mmm for - ba UktMrti-.s ot taa resan-. stltttim aad rssaaiac i eallacJaa mt cam-jtiua (euaa all "t tba or d Th Lorwea Bear Allv on tola Cootloaot. Ttrars Lvsd. ISrsar Ostbssn. sat - Btr, Brpul, Mas-alasiura sf Sataia, at bm aato-rtaa Illoatrotiooi of .Valors I Hlatorf. Ia all Ma dsaaftiaBM, will ka d)r slad a aaaiuua, rrtrmaact at a aj4 aatarialaliia fisrastar IIHAvJICaA Or THtfc MakW IUSLAb. aslafe. L3t - mt I liliiiy. m sad 41 St. Cbarlaa r I Fsar hapart otLartana. aatltla "Tba Fhavaat ktarrtaca." oa rttaatlaiiak mw tat, aa ka bad aa aaanarataa. a by aatar aaUaatnn at., Illl mil I Stlllai. Bi.siO of to daw Trk aaaaaa af bis, a aad St. Okana -arava. tmm Oiln n aaiao M AJUkt ISl H..a.L,A,'B CRECB1 AJD BOO LOO tea L laSTirilTE Boapnid af Oraat aarai Umrntt rail aura. Ba S) ST. CHABLK STREET. -Orooaft tba Aradamv mf Varle 1 bm i Unlit etocB r a. Adnnd-a tli amt. CoSMlra S oasva. rto Bsaaar rnaa I to ssnra r av dJH m ROFh.ll Ot h MB A at t n aad M IKSfL OF1ESS, a. M FEED LOO fTBEET, kst. baatwilWaMralts Maat F. a.. Btaliii cta-i BOXlstaaad FKN7I4 N ATI taa; iavfe.Ji.A.0 KraBrb f the let Tark Iimibbb f luatBWf, aattal at ABO of T. CHARLES rrBEBT. JL.AAOV r"-Jtt rAULJB STtCAJ E1U1.1 tLM AD FvBTABLE HTI-1AM HAW MILLS. BTjDaj't Talfnt rrtable Mcbbb En-hiea, ttBMaFws. Btftatty swiatuv Eaa BBtaa Is oa plo. Da krtek or oa. rary (. AOAF1KOTO ALL FCBFOSBA BL.ANIJY3 PwrtabU Steona Bow .-till. 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