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OCTOBFB mumm aaw-ttrtartrts" 0 1 ,0 ft, aaVttatfoci Btwiboyi daalrtng ptptrs Pltase lit at.nlugi_avt>_ kafert uv BroUian, Bookttlltrt ana ItaUontct, an agauti to Mil tbt Worfolt Post, tno all orftii "Ha will bt attended tc tbt fast at tf ltft a tki offlaa of 1 Ptttargtll art autborUod Advartitlm Aftatt fot the Pott to Ntw Vwfe und Boatoa Owing to some, disarrangement the wires, our telegraphic dispatcbei tolled to reach us last night. a Harnden have our thanks foi advanced "copies of the Petersburg Indei of yesterday. The Richmond Bulletin having bad its license restored, again made its ap. pearance yesterday. i srsssStum Captain Blakeman, of the steamer George Leary, has our thanks for Northern papers in advance of the mall.

tat The pardons of members of the South Carolina Convention have been signed by the President. It will he Been, by an advertisement in another column, that business telegrams can now be tent to all parts of tbe country. General Banks, on Monday night, made a speech at Charlestown, Massachusetts, In which ho explained his military blunders at Port Hudson and Jled River. In the course of his remarks he reflected upon General Franklin, Admiral Porter and others. The article on "the Englishman," which we copy from the Chicago Republican, and publish prominently in Pott this morning, is admirable, and should find permanency in covers.

The writer has a keen appreciation oi John Bull and all that he stands for and thinks. We have not seen so satisfactory an exhibition of him for some time. At Augusta, on Tuesday afternoon, a large portion of the building formerly the Confederate foundry and machine shop was burned. The stationary engine, boilers, lathes and tools were destroyed. Some cotton was also burnt.

The horses were all saved. The fire is supposed to have been the work of an Incendiary. M.U. ntlo of The American Land Company and Agency, has been formed in New which, when carried into practical operation, will play an important part in the work of reconstruction. It proposes to act as agent for all those at the South who have land to sell or resources to develop, and those at tho North, or elsewhere, who have capital, skill or labor which they may wish to turn to usefu and profitable employment in agricultural or other iudustral pursuits.

The speech of the President to thereturned colored soldiers in Washington, on Tuesday, says a cotemporary, was kind, generous and timely. "Will you now," asked the President, "when you have returned from the army of the United States, and take the position the citizen, when you have returned to the avocations of peace, will you giv evidence to the world that you are capa ble and competent to govern yourself We give, on the first page, the full report of President Johnson's speech. a The Water Party continued their re Jolcings last evening. They had bonfires and music in the square, and men walk. cd abroad congratulating each other, as Jf a grand event had overtaken them Well, this was all right, so long as i helped on the water idea.

The Juniper campaign has been very well managed, and great credit is due to Messrs. Win Isockhart, Marshall Parke, H. Weirtbelmer, George Blow, Geo. Sangster, C. B.

DufHeld, C. E. Staples, J. C. Weston, G.

C.Walker, S. R. Borum, Henry Irwin, W. H. C.

Ellis, and others. We felicitate these gentlemen. WATER- The people of Norfolk, yesterday, by a majority of three hundred and two votes, elected that they would have a supply of fresh water for the city. The question submitted wan, whether the corporation should fatten $500,000 of the bonds at seven per cent, and the vote water 4.1; against water 149. This deelded expression of preference means something.

It is encouraging. Some time back, we entered upon this question with somethiug of the feeling of a man walking alone like the traveller, who, when he first goes out, feels awhile looks round in fear and doubt, and sees the lamps are lighted. We are requited. The people have responded well; andjwe congratulate our fellow-citizens upon theinspiring result. But there is a good deal of work yet to be performed, and The Committee mus remain in session until it is completed.

ALEXANDER STEPHENS RELEASED. On Wednesday President Johnson issued a proclamation releasing Alexander H. Stephens and others upon their giving their parole. The following is the proclamation: IxtotTTiti Own, Oct 11, 18(6. Whereas, the following named persons, to-wit- John A.

Campbell, of John H. Reagan, of Texas; Alexander H. Stephens, of Georgia; Gtorge A. Trenholm, of South Carolina: and Charles Clark, of Mississippi, lately engaged in rebellion against the United States government, who are now in close custody, have made their submission to tbe authority of the United States, and applied to tha President for pardon under his proclamation; and whereas, the authority of the Federal government is sufficiently restored in the aforesaid States to admit of tbe ealargeawut of I Uaid pei-oiM frifla.Vl'*- that released on giviug their respective paroles toappcar at sucli time and place as the President may designate, to anwer any charge that he may direct to be preferred against them, and they will respectively abide, until further orders, in the places herein designated, and not depart therefrom: John A. Campbell, in the State of Alabama, John H.

Reagan, in the State of Alexander H. Stephens, in the State of Georgia; G. A. Trenholni, in the id' South Carolina; and Charles Clarke, in the State of Mississippi; and, if the President should grant his pardon to any of said persons, such parole will be thereby discharged. AtfDBEW JoriNaoN, President.

FLORA TEMPLE OUT OF SIGHT. At the Fashion Race Course, Long Island, on Tuesday, Mr. R. V. W.

Snediker bet $5,000 to $1,000 that Hiran Woodruff's b. Dexter, in trotting a mile, could not beat 2:19 in three trials, to go as he which was won at the first attempt by the gelding, under saddle, ridddeu by Murphy. Dexttr, tinder saddle jjjt This ie the best time ever achieved in trotting, beating Flora Temple's Dexter, the now famous young gelding, owned by George Allay, who purchased him for a mere song about two years since, and afterwards was said to have been offered $10,000 for his bargain, which he refused, is the admired now ot all admirers. His feat on Tuesday surpasses anything that has been accomplished in the way of the history of the turf. Hiram Woodruff has not disguised the fact that Dexter was the most promising animal he ever held reius over, and the result of this contest fully confirms his judgment in the way of horseflesh.

What will be the next best time? On June 2d, a grand race came off at the Fashion track, in which the entries comprised Dexter, General Butler, Flpra Temple and Lady Emma. This for the association purse 0f.51,000, in which Flora and Emma paid forfeit; the race consequently was left with Dexter and Butler. They went in harness, Dexter- taking three straight heats in and Dexter in this match showed himself A No. 1, not being driven at the height of his speed On the 12th of June a match lor i 52,000 was trotted at the Union course, between Lady Thome and Dexter, in which the Lady won the first two heals and the fourth, Dexter taking the third. The time made in this match was excellent, namely 2:24, 2:265, 2:27, and In consequence of Lady Emma and Dexter being in the same stable during the present season, the gelding has not been broughtas prominently forward as he otherwise would have been.

I Hiram WoodrurThas proved himself a firm judge, ana Dexter has done his prettiest VIRGINIA ELECTION The Virginia State the choice of eight members ofCongress, the choice of members of tlie State Senate aud House of Delegates, and to pass upon the question of empowering the General Assembly to annul the State tesi ogaiuat persona Who hart takfill part In the, late held yesterday. Here in Norfolk we had a local isi-tie In addition Io the foregoing, namely; Whether we should bave a supply of water from Lake Drummond, which was decided hi the 451 to 149. There cau bo no doubt that the proposition to repeal the test oath wan carried by au. overwhelming majority, us the interest of the bulk of tho citizens pointed in that direction; but what further transpired in the State at large, we cannot tell, for the cable hence to Old Point refused to work last night, and we are again isolated. The contest in Norfolk and Portsmouth was spirited, but the best of feeling signalized the day's work in both cities.

We give below the tables of our reporters: CONOHEtS. COSTSITUTIOSAI WAISR. AMINB-ENI. For A. For A.

lit .94 129 4 110 57 2d 70 5 00 23 Sd 14) 11 129 34 1 Scattering 2 142 it 162 66 Million 63 liilby 19 Total for 492 76 4fil 149 ...189 416 I Uo2m Kiiby 68 Wilson 1 2 Chandler's majority ovn Million, 139 over all, 75. Total vote cast, 000. PORTSMOUTH. NOHIOLK CO. (PORTSMOUTH 87 Kilby 78 8 Million 23 7 Scattering.

1 Chandler over 29 30 AU 324 2-9CKI or Hunt 225 12 88 MiHTii 8S I Brownly 141 9 Parker 101 9 .1. Mardaugh. I 16 8. 1 IJ.C.VevUI. I COXSHJPiIONAI -n jr.N'i aimwdwent, 382; against, 31.

JU- Jority Ibr 291. Norfolk County (Porttmouth amendment, 61: against, 1. Mtjority for 60. Total tot. cut In th.

city, 641 Congrats, Chandler 387; Millson, 196; Kilt 38; Wilson, 6. Boiling elected to Senate, and Jeyne. to Home Amendment lo the Constitution, 682; again-it, 2. RICHMOND CITT-Barbonr, Lipscomb, 180; Pendleton, 6T Crowley, 23; Gilmer elected Senate. Lee, Taiwell and Grattan, House Henrico, Steams and White elected.

There ii no doubt of the election of ltidgevfay, Barbour and Groom. Mr. Chandler's friends are sanguine that he has been chosen to Congress from this (2d) District. At one time, yestef day, ho was one hundred and fourteen votes ahead in Petersburg. He leads too, in Norfolk and in Portsmouth.

the disuict covers much ground, ant embraces people moved by many inter ests. The vote will be a close one, ant it is difficult to say who of three candi L. H. Chandler, J. on or J.

B. chosen. When the news of the barbarous cut ion of President Barrios on Augus 29, at San (Salvador, reached Nicaragua tbe rage pf the people new no bound? and the Guatemalan ambassador wh had been instrumental in obtaining hi surrender, was snot dead by the irtfur! ated Two years ago, When Barric was persecuted by Carrera as reeentl by his tool Duenas, the ex-president wt saved by the wife of the American cor sul at San Juan, who caused him to I sheltered on board an American rnan-oi THE ENGLISHMAN. The englishman is the superior of al other foreigners in unirnol power, and is appropriately called John Bull. Be i John Bull and other animal there is a peculiar nihility, and the horse penis'more nearly related to man in England than in olhei countries.

Punch the great exponent of the national char aeleristics, selects for companion a dogged dog. Sentimental ladies in England lavish all tho wealth of their affections upon parrots or poodles; and pet animals as in other countries they pet poets. A cattle show is almost as popular in England as a horse race, and he ox and he cow prosper in that island us no where else, Beef and mutton are more extensively consumed iv England than elsewhere, and spread over the land an animal halo of succulent substantiality. This is often mistaken for greater vigor, when it merely represents a superabundance of beef. The cattle dealers, who may be said to keep stalls in every English stomach, would be in a constant state of mutiny if the meat were not seasoned with strong libations of half-and-half, stout, ale, porter, sherry and port wine.

The Englishman, high or low, carries with him a flavor of all these fat morsels and juicy ingredients. The English heart, rather cold toward humanity, warms up toward beasts. The tears shed by Jacques over the wounded stag, are national tears. The agony of Sterne over the unfortunate donkey, is a national agony. Human beings may rot like rats, but there are numerous societies for the protection of cattle.

There are women in England, of very hard natures, who make monstrous cats the obijeots of their special adoration. The common Englishwoman dotes upon her hideous grimalkin as the noble woman upon her graceful pony. In no other country is there such a passion for Newfoundland dogs. The Englishman is proud of lungs which are perfectly plain and intelligible, and in which he can invest his affections without compromising himself in anyway. This can be done with impunity with the lower ani- I mala, but not with man, in whom there I'iigher elements.

The Englishman jus toward his fellow-men in the proportion that he unbends toil brutes. Ie heavens, as if iv indignation at iixaggerated idolatry in England of hat is animal and earthly, are contly frowning upon Albion; but ie as their fogs are, they are not jer than the clouds which these lliarities give to the social atmosre. The realities of life are hard but nowhere harder than England, where all the avenues of imentand fancy are shut up by the nese wall of stem, atubborn, uureing facts, and where all the more attributes of heart and imaginai are drowned in tho Black seu of realities. No wonder that English excel al) other poets in power, dded to the animal spirits which they lare with their countrymen, is the oranic rebellion genius against the rendmill prosiness of the island. This nparts a terrible vehemence to their clings, and makes the literature of the liintry as distinguished for its brillian- as the daily life of the people is noirious for its dullness.

In a country where common-place is the rule and the exception, society presents tho appearance of a dead level; and the great statesmen of tbe nation seem to soar so high toward heaven, because the masses of their countrymen vegetate in the earth. They tower up like pyramids upon a prairie or Himalayas upon plains but they arc, after all, only local phenomena and are rather conspicuous islanders thau lofty men. They are part aiel of England and not of universal humanity. Macauly writes history as if Adam had been a Whig, and as if the deluge had swamped all platforms excepting that of Melbourne and Russell. When au Englishman speaks of a foreign country he never refers to the impression it makes upon him as a man, but as an Englishman.

The very God whom Englishmen adore seems rather to be an English I than au universal deity. The Old Testament is, on tho whole, more congenial to Englishmen than the New. This is but natural In a country where poverty is a crime, and where law is as revengeful as Nemesis, as inflexible as fate. The English are notoriously uuable to the Germans In originality and depth of thought; with the French aud Irish in ingenuity aud brilliancy of mind; with the Italians and Spanish in blending the vigor of noble manhood with the graces of almost womanly tenderness; and with the Americans iv quickness of perception, iv practical genius and that executive power which produces great ideas ready-made for action. Now, In order to relieve themselves from this uncomfortable fact of inferiority, the English have, from time to timeiminemorial.assaumed a thorough faith In their own superiority over all other people.

It has become as difficult to root out this conceit as to wrest the land of England from the graps of the aristocracy, or iroui the bishops their fut living. Probably the occupation of London by a French or a Russian army and the quartering of foreign troops in the clubs of Pall-mall, in Belgrave, Grosveuor, and St. James' squares, and In the country houses of the aristocracy und tlie gentry, would be welcomed by every comprehensive English philau- I tbropist a national blessing in purg- I ing England from this offensive arrogance and all-hough malicious persons may question the efficiency of such a cure, there is no doubt that the truly philosophical mind would hail the experiment with delight. England has taken a prominent part Ihe history of civilization, hut not so than America, Germany and ice. With all our appreciation of laud wo cannot join in the schoolraptures of Anglican New Englandjver the "mother country," or in srson's provincial ecslacy at the tof tbe commercial and territorial idor of the merchant princes aud es of Britain.

There are mindsthat lot get over the swaddling clothesof mi Cluirta, and that seem to have aristocrat ie predilection for this ge of progress, because it was wrestom the crown, not by the masses of leoplc but by the masses of the no-1011 the excessive democracy of the excessive aristocracy of land acts with many minds, as a conservative sedative; and whenthey are disgusted here with one or an other they seek an artificial in patrician effusions about "the liab gentleman." Now there is eery no oountry in the world with so classically-educated gentlemen their ordinary mindswithsuch wssessed steadiness as in England, of ideas they are not to the potman who sells their ale, the peasant who ploughs their soil; woe to them if they were, for they be sent forthwith to Bedlam as arrant lunatics, or to Coventry as Incorrigible eccentricities. This mental lethargy upon England like the nightmare, making society unsympathetic, and men and women either clumsy or stately, and at any rate less bright and leas agreeable than continental and American people. Beef, mutton, law. Doorhouscs, fogs, ale, pickles, and I look out for number one with greater zest and faigher spirits than Continentals and instead of loving Ills neighbor with all his heart and might and soul, the applies this theory of love to his own dear self and takes care of himself and of bis kindred and of the comforts of life with a genius aud en-1 thusiasm worthy of the highest admira-1 tion. His home is his castle his fireside his paradise his household goods his sole divinities his breakfast-table his altar his Times hisgospel; his dinner his all-embracing firmament; his tea the setting sun and no doubt that on the day of judgment John Bull will be found clinging desperately to earth, not quite ready for eternity so long as therearejointstobe carved, port to be sipped, nuts to be cracked, and crisp dry toast to be battered.

In such a country where flesh soars over soul, facts over sentiment, aud self overeverythingelse, tbe sharp corners of life become sliarper and the sad vicissitudes of humanity sadder. The poor are pooler than anywhere else, and the rich richer. There ia something cruel pervading all these social phenomena, and even the most remarkable persons look rather like splendid animals than interesting men. The very greatness of England as a maritime and commercial power springs from that brute force which subjugates the poor Hindoo and the miserable Caff re. The proud boast that the sun never sets upon English dominion is probably owing to the fact that this bright luminary shrinks from still further darkening'localities that are already darkened by the ruthless grip of the strong over the weak.

The same uncompromising selfishness which leads to the acquisition of power also conduces to its unflinching retention. The territorial lords of England are the most selfish, and consequently the most powerful in the world. They just now pet the working classes, in order the better to use them as political auxiliaries against the middle classes, whose growiug influence, intelligence nnd wealth threaten to undermine the mediaeval privileges of the old Saxon and Norman landowners. The bulk of the population of England consists of hopeless paupers, and of honest working men eating literally their bread "in the sweat of their brow," and laboring, like btasts of burden, for the enrichment of their employers, that is to say, of He higher classes generally. These laborers are depressed, if not brutalized, by excessive toil, by defective education, and by starvation wages.

Aspirations for a higher life seem almost stifled intheir hearts by the weight of their cares and their misery. Shey are looked down upon by the asses just above them to whom in return they look up, and this process oi humiliation and of adulation pervades the social fabrick from its basis and through all its various stages to the very summit. Man does not meet with man as his fellow-being. The bricklayet Ethe shoemaker, the tailor the uper, the haderdasher the grocer, ailer the wholesale dealer, the the merchant, the lawyer the physician, the curate the rector, the recor the bishop, tho bishop the archbiship, the peasant the farmer, the yeoman he country squire, the editor the memler of parliament, the member of pariament the country gentleman, tlie barmet the earl, the earl the duke, the luke the prince, the prince the queen, uuithcroisso much bowing down in sne way or the other, and all through, that it would seem to require a good deal nf gymnastical elasticity for the final bow before the throne of the Most High, The sense of a common humanity is merged in these accidents of occupation and of life, and the animal buoyancy the English mind ihines in no direction with greater lusterthan in makinga.vir tue of this cruel necessity, and iv wor shipping the crushing social mechauisu which oppresses the in all. A people constituted so anomalously it home is doomed to behave preposterously abroad.

Tin English on the continent carry their ittle island iv theii bag, with The London Times, Burkes Peerage, Murray's Handbook, razors, Blackstoni, sponges, Bradshaw, srushes, Who is Who, towels, British dinanac, and all ither insular odds and and stalk aiout the hotels with luperb superciliousness, striking awe into the minds ofthe trembling waiters, who geuerally tike all the pompous butchers of Oxfoil street for my lords uud all the dowajer milliners of Edgeware road for my ladies. All this is very roll, but as a geieral rule, tbe English tourists on Lake and the Biiine are as troublesone as musqultoes at Norfolk or Chicago. The national idiosyncracies, whici are positively hideous iv these arabuhtiug bores, sit more jracefully upon tie better classes but witb all their polsh and refinement they never relax theirinsular conceit, and, as i general rule, Attitudinize as if they were the masters of the universe, with in undisguised ontempt for all who are not English, the ladies, if possible, eclip dug the in the haughtiness of their stare aid the iciucss of their manners toward strangers. In this country we see little of tbe higher classesol English. As emigrants, the English laborers are in a minority compared with the Irish and German, or even with tha French aud Italians, and exercise no special Influence.

We see most of tbe commercial Englishmen. At home he is not admitted to aristocratic society; in this country he finds ready access to ihe best families in the land, and in many instances he finds himself for the first time of his life, in tbe company of ladies of high refinement and culture. As the high-bred ladies of his own country do not receive him, the poor fellow thinks those who receive him hero must be low. At the same time men here give him a cordial reception. At homene does not dare to speak to any one above him without some formal ceremony of introduction.

Iv his benighted condition, the urbanity of the American gentleman strikes the English commercial traveler as and vulgar. The society of the highest class in his own country being by the spirit of caste inaccessible to him, he is convinced that any one who pays him attention must be his inferior, and he returns home with a supreme contempt for those who have entertained him in Boston or in New York. The Englishman on the continent finds an outlet for all his conceits and disappointments, in the fact that he is among foreigners." But here in America he hears his mother tongue, and therefore he is truly more at sea on this continent, than during his passage across the ocean. These Americans who speak English and yet are so un-English; these ladies who are so inhibit' and familiar, and yet so distant and refined; these crowds who are so pushing aud yet so decorous; this democracy, so turbulent and yet so selfpossessed this society which seems so leveling and which yet is so full of nice aud subtle lines of demarkation: this tremendous rush of activity and yet this absence of excessive animal buoyancy, all these and other manifestations bewilder him he returns frantically to his berth in the Cunarder, and a sadder and we trust a wiser man, lands once more upon hie native Chicago Republican. i ss si The President on Monday granted one hundred and seventy-five pardons, all of which were to North Carolinians- Mr.

W. H. Tappey. of Petersburg, has been pardoned. THE NEWS.

Thk returns from Pennsylvania and Ohio indicate tintriumph of the Union party in botk States although by greatly reduced majorities. The vote was apathy occasioned by (ien. Cox's speeches and Mr. Cessna's unnecessary essays manifesting itself on election day as well as during the canvuss. In Philadelphia, Mr.

McMichael, Union candidate foi Mayor, falls far behind Henry's formei vote, and only secures his election by a small majority. Considering that Philadelphia 1b essentially a Union city, we can only account for this loss by a local disaffection toward Mr. McMichael. against whom the Trades Unions and other bodies combined. As Philadelphia generally controls the State, we see corresponding losses in many of the counties.

The vote, as it looks now, will scarcely be within fifty thousand of what was cast last year. In Ohio the majority is estimated at twenty strong Union counties polling alight vote. In Newark, at the Charter election, the Unionists carried the day by a largely increased vote. This gives us hope for New-Jersey and the Constitutional Tribune. Important Akrest of Oct.

Government has had the detectives two weeks hunting a gang of counterfeiters of American silver. They have arrested five wealthy farmers, who it is represented have been engaged in manufacturing bogus silver for forty years, near Sterling. They also captured all the dies and money in the possession of the prisoners. They belong to a very extensive gang, of which many of tho first merchants of the country' are members. The jury in the Sanders kidnapping disagreed, and were discharged after being locked up two days.

The assizes opened here yesterday, and the cases of the St. Albans raiders. Lake Erie raid, and yellow fever plot are to come on. During last month there was a series of fraternizations between the officers of the American squadron in the harbor of Cherbourg, France, nnd the oflleers of the Russian corvette Askolt. The Russians have little friendly feeliug for the English, and less for the French, and on the occasion of Hie Emperor Alexander's birthday, on the 11th of September, when, as a part of its celebration, the officers of the Askolt gave a banquet on board their vessel, they as guests only the officers of the American squadron, entirely ignoring Englishmen and Frenchmen.

Toasts to Presldent Johnson, the Czar and the American and Russian navies were drank, and every effort was made by Alexander's faithful subjects to show their friendship for and desire for aclosor alliance with the sons of Brother Jonathan. The compliment of the Russians was reciprocated by the officers of the Colorado, on board their vessel, two days after, by a return banquet, when similar festive and friendly ceremonies were served. Some days subsequently the officers of the Frolic entertained the offiperg of the Askolt on shore. phia over a resolution proposing to concur with the House of Bishops accepting Bishop Wilmer, of Alabama, as the regular presiding ecclesiastic of that diocese. Bishop Wilmer was consecrated by the Bishops of Virginia, South Carolina and Georgia during the rebellion, and did not, therefore, of course, on his installation In office, conform with the laws of the Church, which require that a bishop shall take the oath of al- dance to tho national government, iinplionce with other church ceremoes and regulations has also been negated in his case.

Counter resolutions, declaring Dr. Wilmer's jurisdiction null and void, were offered, but not Anally disposed of, and the discussion was continued till the adjournment. No vote on the matter was reached. A liquor seizure was made at Montpelier, Vermont; on the 27th and a man left to guard tho property afterwards it was attached ami the store containing it closed, and two men placed by the attaching officer as guard over the store with strict orders to "fightitout on that line." The seizing officers, returning for their liquor, found it and their man locked up Inside. A fight between the two sets of officers ensued, in which Deputy Sheriff Robinson of the seizing party had his hand badly cut.

The seizing party made good their seizure. Gen. Strong, Inspector-General of the Freedmen's Bureau, has been ordered to Texas to make an inspection of the affairs of Freedmen. The Freedmen's Bureau has restored to parties in Loudon property valued at over $200,000 held the Government as abandoned. Orders for the restoration of other property situated in Alexandria and Loudon counties have been issued, and the Freedmen's Bureau is preparing to make the necessary transfers by order of the President.

The Mexican Consul General officially contradicts the report of the correspondent of the Philadelphia Press, that Juarez had fled to Texas. He has official dates from El Paso to the Bth of September, five days later, and can aver that not only has President Juarez never had the slightest intention of leaving the republic, but there is no occasion for his doing so. A grand temperance demonstration took place, on Tuesday, iv New York, in honor of the seventy-fifth anniversary of Father Mathew's birthday. A large number of societies participated in the procession, which was of a very' imposing character. As the Sheriff of Warren.Co., was on Sunday conveying two negroes convicted of the murder of a third to tlie Nashville Penitentiary, while chancing cars at Bowling Green, he and his posse wore surrounded by an armed negro guard and the prisoners released at the point of the bayonet.

Khe North Carolina State Convention msidered on Monday, and after making unimportant amendments, passed again the ordinance fixing the day for the election of Governor, members of Conuress, and members oi tlie Legislature" on the first Thursday in Novem- Arriv-alu at the Atlantic Hctel, White, II White, Holmes, NY; 8 Hopkins, 01. Mutb. Baltimore; Freeman, Richmond; and child, Neeson, Va Heath, Jordan, White Joyner, Bunting, Granny, Isleof Wight Ba- JJ Moore. Alexandria: Williams, Balti; Col Robertson, Washington: Col Loomii, wife, and lervunt; Uml), Woolferd, NY; Griffith, Butt, Cook, 1, Lockwood, Baltimore; A Maitland, Jsnningi, -V II Carrington, Morton Lamond. I.

Kioan, Leathart CConner, Maltnck, Kednedy, Wuhington; Chat Pnrrvii, A Crocker, 8 Conoly, Litt ot PUtxnaiM on board Stnmihfp A. Bonnie, Matter, from New York to Octo. her 12th, 1866: Mrs. M. 9.

Bringhain, M. A. Chapman, R. N. adami, Mrt.

Jonlan, three children and Servant, M. C. Argue. L. Wolf, William Cbrenhaua, J.

J. 0.: Kenrlcki, John Christian, Miss Jordin. C. Porcy, H. Hamburger, E.

P. Tabb Taylor, Martnn A J. Jordon a Co, J. M. Smith, Jonea A Wiltuu Norfleat, Lublin Stlnsr, S.

Msrch, B.E. Elliott, C. A Smith, J. Conner.Th.ima. Bohlln, Bain ft U.S.

Sub Department, Fdward Wood, D.Yonbay, E. Vance, Stldner A A. Laooro. B. N.

Adams ft 8. Datliiel, Col. J. O. Baylor, B.

Bock- SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE, PORT OF NORFOLK. Octoita IS. ARRIVALS. Steamer Louisiana, Porter, Baltimore. Steamer Oeorge Leary, Blakemaii, Baltimore Steamer Win.

Kennedy, Parker, Boitou Steamer Magenta, Baulslr, Richmond. Steamer City ot Richmond, Richmond Schooner WareYCi river. Schooner J. W. Hunter, Bilker.

Wllliamiton, N. 0. Sloop New Packet, Adanie, Dartre Martha, Gregory, Wllllamiton, 0. DEPARTURES. Steamer City Point, Talbot, Richmond.

Steamer Thoaiai Collyer, Hitcbell. Richmond Steamer Eoltu, McCarrlck, Hathewi couaty. Steamer Louisiana, Porter, Baltimore. Stenmer Oeo. Leary, Blaxeman, Baltimore Steamer Clinton.

Slocum, Conyack. Schooner Swift, Hants, Baltimore. Sloop Mary A Ellen, Neberu, Mill. Landing. FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL.

FINANCIAL. Ot TBI ViaOISU STAND Vs. Banx Notts. .16 20 Bank of Va 10 Farmers Bank of V. SI 2i Bank of the Valley and Brancbat is 80 Exchange Bank of Virginia 28 of 26 Alex 40 I 46 Wtatoa I Norfolk Saviugi Bank ittuet 2a to Borttmonth 25 Va.

N. C. 81 1 00 Term. "4. Miaso'rl" 73 N.C.

Bank Notes .20 26 Goldllargti 0 Bllver 138 137 City Scrip SO South Carolina 14 Oeorgla SO bi Gold lower today. The downward moTemmt I trllmted to speculative cauiM. 1461. bid additional it I asktil Government in uritlc ar. In mot.

requett, t-'JO's, which art qui.t. There is very littlechingt in lecuritlti Ttua At with coupoct from attached. Virginia 6't 72, and iteady. North Carolina Money Is In considerable dtmaml and InJkatti a good full husinttt. COMMERCIAL.

and Hudson, 18.26. t3.C0rj4.00: Ilennetty, Otard, Ptnet.Castlllion,4c..slo.oool6.oo; Fancy Brandies: Chtrry, Blackberry. Oingtr, Ac, Doateatlc (common) California, per case. $20.00. Urate's, Wahoo, Raii't, Scheidam, ie, ill.oo_18; California Win.

Bitten, per cut, $13.00. Sides, 26080 c. Smitbfleld cut! tu order, Mew, Mmi, $16.00018.00. quality pressed, 2d 3d $16.00. HA roll's PHOSPHATE FERTILIZER.

$68 ft ton. Yellow, $Buty(B3c. Good, Middling. 26c. and Imported, CO A quality, NHMI 2d quality, 36940 c.

Prlnta, 33.36; Sprague do i'i do SO; Amotkcagdo 30 London Mourning do 27U; Amoikeag do, 27; Lancaster Oinghams 311; Delaines, 36: Standard Sheeting, 3C; 4 4 flue Brown Sheeting 36U; 8-4 do 80; 4-4 do Bleached do 50 a 66; Striped Shirting Colored and Bleached Ihilli, Colored Cambric Extra, Super, i9.60@10.0H; Fine, 160(8200 per Corn, per I bushel Oati, per buihel; Brau.4H_.o6o per bush 5 ikim. per Sole leather, per pound. per thoutand, 2d I 3d $30.00. quality, per bid 24 quality Whali. per gallon, Linseed, $1.74 Lanl i2.10@2.40.

I PORK-Mosas32 Prim. f2.1_52.00. belt braodi, K6O; Philadelphia, $3.2.6. Hemp, Reflned.Cniihed, Powdere4 and Granulated, 21 Jrfc, A White, le 1 3 White, IU: SHlfJill.ES—sßoo®lo.oo. BT A NAVAL Turpentine, none io market; 1 Turpentine, Tar, TGI! Leaf, Vir.

In market; '26; Smoking, iy il.Ho@2 10; Monongahela (low piool ii 2 20ig2. 30; Rye and Bourbon, $2.3607.00. Setl," Do St. Mnrcaau, "Ked Lac," Sherry, tU. in Port, Claret, in cases, $6.00, $6.00, $8 $10.00 aud $24.00 Saiiterne, per caae, Califoi 1, t12.00@14.00.

cord, WIITTK DOMESTIC MARKETS. FR ESH the "tails, lisef, according to cut, is Veal Mutton eta; Bhoat 00 per quartar. SO according to lite: Ducki $1 i 26 per pair; Oetae 62Q76 cti. Black and Souppernong, 10 cent. per quart; white and black, 6 cents per doeen; Pear.

(iiipi.r bushel; Applet cts. per peck. Tomatoe. 3 eta. per peck; Onloni 10 eta.

per bunch; Beet. 10 cts. per bunrh; Soup Vegetables cti. per bunsh; Potatoe. 7 n.trl 00 bushel: Sweet Potatoel cU per pock.

1 Fiih $1.00 to $1.26 per doten; Spots cts. per doren; Trout cti. a piece; Mullet low cts. per bunib Sheep Head 00. 1 BUTTER, LAUD AND 8 per pound; Lard 234,26 cis per pound; Chatte cts.

per pound. cent, par quart. Markets Arm at quotation. Demand for Wheat and Naval Stores. I AMUSEMENTS.


PROCTOR, I will appear. Mr. QOSBINS benefit Is postponed until further notict. FRIDAY EVENINO, October 11, 1886, Will be performed the Thrilling and Romantic Drama, In 2 Acti, entitled THE WILD HUNTRESS OF THE MISSISSIPPI. Noilly O'Neill Adda Webb.

i Miami, the 1 Mad. St. Aubert, AUtt Bmma To conclude with tbe Laughable Protran VaudivUL, entitled A DAY AFTER THE FAIR. In the count of th. Pitce "Medley Miss rmmaand Ad- Song, "Barney Ilea Ada.

Irish Jig Mi-Ada. Song, "Cottage by the Sm," Misi Ada. Sailoi-'a Hornpipe Milt Ada. I Doors open at a quarter before 7. Ptrformance to commence at a quarter before 8 o'clock.

AMERICAN TELEGRAPH COMPANY. ofhce in CUSTOM HOUSE BUILDING, THIRD FLOOR DESPATCHES TRANSMITTED TO ALL POINTS OF THE COUNTRY. oi A if. A FINE FAMILY TURNOUT, conaliUng of a Pair of Dark Chestnut Hunet, hand, high, well-matehtd, sound and kind lh single and double harness. Alto, one Family Phaeton, cott $600 latt spring, and but li tl It used Alto, one Brewtter A Lawrence no top Buggy, cott $100, scarcely tolled.

Alto, one light lett Double and one Single sett, very One. 1 Tills ttoek Ii now offtred at a great as the owner has no vie for it, can be lein for a few dayi at HUYCK A VEAZRVB Metropolitan SttblM, Wide VTatei Street, near Church, Norfolk, Va. A GORDON MILHADO 4 AND COMMISSION MIRCHAKTS, i IN REAR OF THB CUBTOM HOUSE, NORFOLK. VTHOIHIA. Conitantlyonh-odaielect aoioTttiintof Family RESE RV YOUR SIGHT.


THESE Jptcticltl, manutactured and adapted by us, can only b. from tbote who aft tpecially licensed by nt to MlNjnd apply them. Th. advantage! ot Spectacles manufacture over all othtri, are follows, lit. Th.y hat.

th. Lsnwt known, with an foou. oter the wtible lurface of the anil eoofuiin perfectly to natural construction ol the tyt 2. They aro entirely free from priimatfc llaht: are a perfect transparent medium, anil can be uued for any length of time without injury to ths litht, require no changing after they havo once been properly adjusted. 3 TheOlassetiuetheclearestoxer lutrodiiceil.iinunlloi: greatest wh to tho tyt of the wearer, either in ordinary, candle or other artificial light-a detideratimi 4.

Fertoiit afflicted by pain In the eyes, or discomfort from the reflection of bright objects, will Und by the use of our improved Olaitei, which so often tbe rays of light In their transmission to tho retina, that they not outproduce an agreeable senittlon, lint will eventually piu, duce a permanent euro. 6 Thote suffering from dull lotllngt above th. puln In tho eve-ball, appearances of small dark ipoti 1 apparently floating iv tbe atmosphere, will And, by oslua. these that pain will reaao, the excited nerves will bt lootbed, and unimpaired vision restortd wi alio have the Doublt Vltlou Spectacles, which on able tbe wearer to soo far and neir with one pair suitable for public speakers, lawyers or any builuct. mm.

ARTIFICIAL MOVABLE EYES. are r-repaiad to Itiiert Movable Artificial pain: alm hi, no I from tliuji 13 guaranteed HEARING INSTRUMENTS. We have received from the Amarictu Institute Fair, of New York, for the year 1866, the firit Premium for out liiitruaienti, which can ba applied and adjusted to suit the various defect! of hearing. We refer, aa to the superiority of the aiilcles we miniiftctuie, to th. following well known surgeons anil pbyticlans: Marcus P.

Stevenson, M. I), Chief Surguon N. V. Oplithalmio Iloipital. J.

P. Qarrlsh, M. Attending Surgeon N. Onhthalmic Hoipital. Win.

Frederick, M. Attending Surgera N. Y. Ophthalmia Hoipital. K.

U.Nixon, I), of the Scalpel, uud Surgu-ju to th. Fifth Avenn. Surgical Hoipital. J. Newton Walker, M.

Philadelphia. Dr. 8. N. Marih, New York.

Wni. R. Buniall, M. Surgeon, Niw t. A.Cadwell, M.

oculist, New York. J. 0. Smith, M. 81 Clinton Place, New York.

Prof. Jos. Klapp, Lecturer ou Obttetrtct, Philadelphia TTARNDEN EXPRESS. OFFICB, HO, 6 ROANOKS BQUARE SAFE, RELIABLE, COURTEOUS, PROMPT. Owing to the facilities offered v.

by tbe NEW LINE OF STEAMERS, and our connection Ith all th. RELIABLE EXPRESS IN THE -JtITED STATES EAST, WEST, NORTH SOUTH, Wt art prepartd to forward -RBIOHT, MONET, and VALUABLE PACKAOBS, at lower rate, than ever tbe public before. NOTES, DRAFTS and BILLS for COLLECTION urn In on all acceptable COINS, and RETURNS PROMPTI i DELIVERED. SHIPPERS in NORFOLK and PORTSMOUTH will find it to their advantage to give iv a call before engaging their freight by any other Expreis. freight delivered in without extra charge Far further particular! apply at tbe Office, No.

6 Roanoke Exprttt clone for th. North 2.43 P. M. South fi 3U actll-tf F. R.

HILL, Agent, VALUABLE WHARF PROPERTY FOB SALS. We offer fui tale THE WATER LOTS on Sooth ilde Wide Water ttreet, with a front op the laid street of 13071 three hundred and Mven feet. TUB TWO WHAHYKS are known as Taylor', and Wrights, oxtmdlag (o the Port Warden'! lint. These Hers, with some repair, could be made to ACCOMMODATE SIX TO KIOIIT VKSSIXS, ALLOW LNG BACH TO DISCHARGE A CAKfIO AT THK SAME MOMENT. Aa advantage not poMetaed by any othir Water property In tai city.

ALSO, One lot 8. E. corner of Madison and Wide Water streets, haviug front on the former uf 171 foot, aud on the lattiu-43 feet. AND The adjoining lot, having a front of 43 feet on, Water street, and a depth uf 160 foot. Plot of mrvey can lie teen at our office, No 11 Roan WALKE ft CHAMBERf.AINE.

il- it Real Kalat. AgenU SH A I GENTS FABHIONABLS CLOTHING EMPORIUM, KNo. 26 MAIN STREET, eoold iHtpei-tf'iilly Inform the cltlteat of Noifhll; country, that I have recently returned from ihe North with a lerga and admirably ted Stock, of GENTLEMEN'S CLOTHTNO, FURNISHING GOODS, HATS, CAPS TRAVELLING LOCKWOOD'B URAYB. and GOLDSMITH'S PAPER COLLARS Together with article that can bo found In similar Mtaliliihmsnti either in Baltimore or N.w York, at price, that cannot Is il to Thankful for th. put liberal patronage bestowed upon me, hope, by a constant attention to and a delire to to merit a continuance of octU-tf Wo.S9Mato.V-*..

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