Oregon sentinel. (Jacksonville, Or.) 1858-1888, August 01, 1868, Image 1

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FRANCO-AMERICAN
HOTEL AND RESTAURANT,
OPPOSITE THE
Odd Fellow's- Hall,
Jacksonville, Oregon.
Traveler! and resident boarders will line
ff
BEDS AlfD BfiDSIZfO
Placed In first class order, and In every
War superior to any In this section, and
surpassed by nuy In the State.
HER ROOMS ARE NEWLY FURNISHED,
And a plentiful supply of the best of every
Iblng the market affords will be ob
tained for
HER TABLE.
No tronblcd will be spared to deserve the pat
ronage of the traveling at well as the pcraa
nent community.
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VOL. XIII.
JACKSONVILLE, SATURDAY, AUGUST 1, 1808.
NO. 28
BUSINESS NOTICES.
Peter Britt,
Photographio Artist,
JACKSONVILLE, OREGON.
Ambr o typos,
Photographs,
Till: OREGON SENTINEL.
PUBLISHED
Everr Saturday Morning by
B. F. DOWELL,
OFFICE, CORNER C 4- THIRD STREETS.
TKIUI4 OF Sl'USClUPTIOX I
t Vat nno vnar. tn ai1r.ni. rVw.,- .1a11..m . If
Oar to S do Vislto i not psld within the first six month or tbo year.
I flr ilnllara If tint rtmA nltl ft. Mvtrallnn
THE FISEST STVLE OF ART. 1 0f the yearsix dollars, !-
Jacksonville, March 31, 18CG.
tf
P. B. COFFIN,
HOUSE PAINTER,
IS NOW IN POSSESSION OF THE ENTIRE
slock of materials and toots formerly be
longing to Coslello it Collin. Mr. Cotello
having withdrawn, P. It. Collin will continue
tbo business, and cun be found at his shop,
Corner or C and Tlirld Streets,
prepared to do work In a workmanlike manner
and at reasonable rates.
. Jncksonvllle, Oct. IS, 16C7. octlOtf
DOSE IS
Pictures Reduced
OR ENLARGED TO LIFE SIZE.
TKKMS OP AUVKitTlMIXO I
, OneMuare(l0 lines or less), first Insertion,
I three dollars ; each subsequent Insertion, one
I dollar. A discount ol fifty per ccut. will be
I made to those who advertise by the year.
DH. A. B. OVEHBECK,
If 11 VS1CM.11 &. ISlirireOn. ;"Lcgal Tenders received at current rates,
i 0 ,
EL DORADO,
M. E. Cor. Cut. A Ogti. Ht. Jackson vlllc, O,
S. M. FARREN.
Jl
NEW BROOMS SWEEP CLEAN I
THEX GO TO MEATER'S
BROOM MANUFACTORY
AND IIL'V THE I1EST IX THE MARKET,
AT WHOLESALE OR RETAIL.
Fnclnrv on corner of Oregon nnd Main Sis.,
by the Uriri fellow s Hall, mm opposite tliv
1-rauco-Ainerlcnn Restaurant.
Jacksonville, Nov. 2!itb, 18G7. novSOfim
HUE! LIME!
JACKSONVILLE, ORIVON.
Office at bis residence. In the Old Ovcrbeek
Hospital, on Oregon Street.
DR. E. H. GREEHIM,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
OFFICE-Corner of California and Fifth
Streets, Jacksonville, Ogn.
He will practice In Jackson and adjacent
counties, nnd attend promptly to professional
calls. febStf
DR, A, B. OVERBECK'S
BATHEOOMS,
In tho Ovorbock Hospital,
WAKM.COLD & SHOWER BATHS,
SUNDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS.
i onuni:, m. d.,
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON,
OFFICE removed to California Street,
South tido.
Jscksnnvlllv. D.c. 'Jlsl, lfiti. dec21-tf
B
UlLDERS. ANn
lime, will llml
OTIimtS WHO DESIRE
n rontlnnt supply, ol tlic
best quality, In (tianfllles tn suit, at my shop
on Jluln street, neiween wregon aim inirii, on
nostte Muller & Ilrriitnnn's store. In hit ab
sence, Mr. Alex,
irs.
Murtln will wait upon custom-
STONE CUTTING .
AMI
Stone HI tiHon Work
.lone on terms In suit the times. Orders from
the country will receive prninpt attention,
.1011. V It. PEACOCK.
Jacksonville, April 211, lb7. np27
Administrator's Wotico.
NOTICE IS IIERKUY GIVEN THAT THE
understand! bus been duly nppolnti-d by
the County Court or Jii-epiilne, county, btatr
of Oregon, ns the Administrator of the estate
of Augustus Clark, deceased, late of Josephine
county. Oregon
All persons having claims agnlnt .aid es
tate are requested to present them with prniier
vouchers to me, at my residence, in buefcer
Creek Valley, Josephine county. Oregon, with
in six months trom the date hereof. All per
sons lodebtttl to wld estate uro requested to
nuke immediate payment.
TRUMAN II. ROWI.EE.
Sucker Cvoek. Jun ISth, 18C8. Jy4-4w.
BOOT AND SHOE MAKERS.
NOTICE. Having dlsposcl of our Foe
tory, we ore now prepared to give our whole
attention to our Leather and Finding business.
On band, direct from France, Calf it Kip,
Domestic Leather, ltoot Legs, etc.
Jeux G. Hi-tv. I L. Faviik, j Joiiv Brat,
New York. Paris, j San Francisco.
Address, IIEIN & I1RAY, Sua FranclKO.
41C II attery Street
Tio yonndrymen
AND BLACKSMITHS.
ConiWrUn.l and Ubleb COAL sad PIQ lnO.V
XtOOO Tousi,
la Stars sad Afloat, for tils If
J. It. DOYLE,
413 sad 41 stelae St, tUo rrsactsca.
l.bl-ly
Ml. LEWIS tiANUNU.
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON AND
Ol3sstotriolazi,
WILL attend to any who may require Ms
services. Office ndjnlnlni; N. Laiigel's
shoo shop, on north sldu California Street,
Jacksonville. nor2tf
SPECIAL NOTICES.
ttat7
LJli
The Printer's Toll.
niow, ye stormy winds of winter,
Drive the chilly, drifting snow,
Closely boused, thebuy printer
Heeds not bow the winds may blow.
Click, click, his type go dropping,
Here and there upon his case,
As bo stands for hours popping
Every letter In Its place.
Heaven send the useful printer
Every comfort mortals need,
For our nights were dull In winter
Had we not the news to read.
Sad would bo the world's condition
If no printer boys were found ;
lgoorauce and superstition,
Slu aud suffering would abound.
Yea, It Is the busy printer
Rolls the car of knowledge on,
And a gloomy mental winter.
Soon would reign If be wire gone.
Monej's useful, yet the winters
Fill not half so blgb a place
As the busy, tolling printers,
Fingering type before the case.
Yet while the type they're busy setting.
Oft some thankless popinjay
Liaves the country, kindly letting
Prluteis whistle for their pay.
Oh I Ingratitude ungracious 1
Are there on enlightened soil
Men with taluds so Incapacious
As to slight the printer's toll !
See hluit how extremely busy,
Fingering type More the case,
Tolling, till he's almot dizzy,
To exalt the humnu race.
Letter From B.F. Dowel!.
ments ltavo been added to this bill in
the Senate.
The Committeo't! rccomciulatioti in
creasing the appropriation for coast
surveys on tho Atlantic nn Gull coasts
from $200,000 to $300,000, and on tho
Pacific Coast from & 00,000 to 130,000
were adopted.
Abo tho following amendments
were adopted.
An appropriation of $00,000 to con
struct a first class light house at Alio
Nucro, California. Increasing appro-
riation for surveying tho pubiio lauds
in viiiiiorma irom r'.iuiuu to ou.uuu,
The Sewer of Paris.
describes the sew.
and tho appropriation for tho Biirvoviiir
tho pubiio lands in Oregon from c"-H.-
woo to f tu.uou ; also tho appropriation
for surveying the pubiio lands in Ne
vada fiom '-'0,000 to $30,000.
Mr. Corbctt moved to appropriate
$50,000 to construct n Custom Mouse
Post Office, and United States Court
IIouso at Portland Oregon. This mo
tion was warmly supported by Senator
Williams; and tt was stated in debate
that not n single building erected at
the public expense in Oregon, wns now
being used tor the benvlitol tho public.
The motion was agreed to. .Mr. Stmt
art olVcrod an amendment, nppropriat-
ing $.VO0l) for the collection ol stalistio
on mines ami mining which wns adop
ted.
Mr. Colo ofl'ured an amendment ap
propriating $8,000 to enable tho Sec
retary of tho Interior fo institute meas
ures lor tho planting and cultivation
of forest trees on the plains; adopted.
Tho House has passed a now bill,
reducing tho tax on whiskey to .10 etc
on the gallon, mid tho Senate, in the
committee of the whole, has agreed to
it. The tav on tobacco has also been
rnilttfWil Tin, wlilaL'ftt ti-tn.r nh, ,.
joicing, but the dealers in tobacco are
much divided on tho tav on tobacco.
The chances are it will produce as
much ruvcuuu as tho former law, and
five's honest men a better chance to
compute with knaves.
A treaty bus been concluded with
Ibivnria for the benefit of our natural
ixed cilUciiH, similar to tho ono with
(Jcrmaiiy, which was published in tho
Scxtinku It was ratified by the Sen
ate on tho last of June. Kvcry cllbrt
is beinir made that can bo to nlacc our
naliir.iii.C(li citizens oti nu equality
, with Americnu born citizens.
(ir.NIIUAI, GUAM'
Has uottlicd nil the military comman
ders whoso jurisdiction uxteuds over
tho States which have been admitted
by the Omnibus bill, to representation
in Cnngrci-s, ol tbo passage of tho bill,
"MalakolV" thus
crs of Paris:
Wo como now to tho description of
mo marvellous underground circula
tion, 1 saw theso structures made, lor
they all date from M. Haussinnn's time,,
but I was anxious to sco them in ope
ration, and only lately paid thoin a vis
iL Wo went down n'n opening on the
HouluvardMalcshcrbcs.ncarMadclcitin.
took boat to a point whero there is a
sort of a depot or turn-out under the
Place do la Concorde, nod then took
ears through tho Jtuu do Itivuli to the
lloulcvard Sebastopol nnd thoPlacodu
Chatolet,-a distance of a milo aud n
third.
In this route wo woro able to inspect
all tho dltlVont sizes nbd forms of sow
ers, lliatot tlio Houlcvnnl Sabasta
pol is tho largest, and has straight
walls, like a railway station. That ol
tho Boulevard Malcshcrbcs is almost
as large, tho ono of tho Hue do Itivoli
is tho third in size, wlnlo in sotnoof tho
cross streets wo noticed sewers
onlv lnrS" enough for a man and a
wheelbarrow to pass.
Tho great collecting sower of tho
lloiilovaril Sabastapol, nbotit twenty
feet in diameter, is olose to tho top of
tbo ground. Tho sewer of tho Huo do
Klvoli Is nlso close to tho surlacojthat
of the Houlevnrd Malcshcrbcs is eight
or ten feet below the surfaco in tho
neighborhood of the Madeleine, nnd
seventy-live icet ueiow in uto neigh
borhood ol the Park of Mouccau. At
the point of issue in tho Seine, a milo
anil a nan ittrincr on, at nsusuiercs, it
is again close to tho surlaco ol tho
ground. Tho large sewer which is
now in construction across tho Place
do IKtollu is something liko a hun
dred feet deep at that point. Tho ex
cavation is going on Hiibterrancoiisly,
and almost without tho knowledge of
the public, tho dirt being hauled up by
steam pulleys at stations eight iitiml
red feet apart.
In tho largo sewers liko thoso of tho
lloulovanl Subastapol and tho Hoirle
vard Malosherbcs, tho public, who nro
admitted tn visit them, arc drawn in
boats. The stream of water is nbotit
ten Icet wide nnd live feet deei. The
rapidity of tho current, when there has
been no rain storm, is about two miles
an hour. W lieu there is a sudden rain
Howe of XepretentfttiTM.
Mr. Hooper, from tho Committee of
Ways and Means, rojortcd a bill to
collect 10 por cent, on United States
bonds, by making tho 0 per cent,
interest 6.4 per cent., tho fi per cents.
1.5, nnd tho :i per cents. 2.7
Tho bill nnd report wcro read, tho
report declaring that tho Comniittco
of Ways and Means does not npprovo
tho bill, nnd only reports it in obedi
ence to tho order of tho House.
I Tho bill nnd report woro ordered to bo
printed and referred to tho Committee
ol tho Wholo:
A bill to nuthorizo nn internal tax on
tho interest of tho bonds and othor
securities of tho United States.
Ik it eiidcled, Cy. That from and af
ter tho passage of this act thoro shall
bo levied, collected, and paid, a tax of
ten per centum on tho amount of inter
est hereafter duo and payable on nil
tho bonds and othur scenrities of tho
United States. To secure thu collec
tion of said tax, tho amount of interest
hereafter paid on nny bonds or other
securities of tho United States bearing
interest at six tier centum shall bo at
tho rato of only fivo and four-tenths
per centum ; and bearing interest at
tho rate of fivo pur centum, shall bo at
tho rnto of only four and five-tenths
per centum ; and if bearing interest at
thu rnto of thrco per ccutiinf, shall bo
at tho rato of only two nnd seven
tenths per centum per nnniini. No
higlior rato of interest than is herein
prescribed shall bo paid on any bond
or other security of tho. United States
now outstanding or authorized to bo
issr.ed, all conditions of any such bonds
or other sccuity nnd all laws and parts
of laws to thu contrary notwithstand
ing. Tho Committeu of Wnys and Means,
to whom was referred thu resolution
ol tho House Instructing them tn report,
without unnecessary delay, a bill fuvy
ing n tax ot at least ten per centum on
thu interest of tho bonds ol tho United
States, to bo collected by tho Secretary
of the Treasury mid such of his subor
dinates ns may ho charged with tho
duty ol paying tlio interest on tho
bonded debt of thu United States, havo
had tho same under consideration, and
beg leave to submit tho followinir re
port and bill :
Tho Comniittco of Wnys and Means
aro opposed to the proposition embrac
ed in this resolution, and report tho
bill only in obedience to thu pusitivu
order ot tho House.
lit thu argument mado in tho IIouso
in favor of tho resolution, tho Kugllsh
iuivmio-tax law was referred to ami
quoted. There is a law corresponding
to that Kugllsh law on tho statutu
books of this country, imposing a tux
on incomes of C per cent, while thu Ku
glish law is less than :i per cent, llut
your committee liavo been tiuahlo to
Hud in tho stntuto books of Km-Iund.
storm thoy fill up so rapidly, and the or uuy other civilized country, a law
s.''n i i iii 'pii t? i
MAllUr I II I!. LX
CELEBRATED
STOMACH BITTERS!
Tlieso ilriM stiirufh JUItini nre niilrtlfj
Vtt;rubli',kiitllm (n'uauTfU.Uniliirrhurt-'
TI1Y A JUOQE
THEM! W F0R
TRY rtT YOUR
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rut luf-rrdiriit. A t'tasant tonic, ami a most)
iKTrvulita dtlnt, Ti luatlil ! Il.tidtil with
pnl.iioutrttlunitida Imfl llILMUiT,nilf !
frvm lli I'urt.l ritroem i.I n)iul.! uii, wrt.s
and Id rbs, are admirably aditH in tl e rureef
all anreilous ol tli M ium-Ii. r.ldm j.l '. , r and
flior!. siih I' 1. 1'iMr, Phnl.ua, j
) Lo of Amx-tlte, He. lc. 1 or aale - t ire .
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or anuiii k jimwii. Mil t far. i"i
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frmum Dirrvniiinei
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SWISS m( BITTERS!
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Tti. utt rurin.riif ih. nioudi
A l-IMWIll Tulllc I
A yttf AfrU Prlokl
Uu,urpnl furactlnf surtlr bat ssntljr on
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i July 3d, 1608. f
, COMJlIKfehlOXAl.
i The appropriation to pay for Alaska,
the Hivcr aud Harbor bill, and thu
general appropriation bill has consiim
' ed tlio greater part of the week.
AI.AMCA
Will probably be paid for, but tbo de-
bate has been warm and protracted.
, Washburn, ol Indiana, who claims to
I bo ono of the icfci (toys of the treasury,
1 mado a minority report, and liu has
j many followers. Ho oppose nearly
eveivtiiing lor political capuai. 11 no
should bu fortunate enough to defeat
the appropriation it might bo political
capital for the Democrats.
While tho Railroad comniittco had
under consideration tlio Oregon Drauch
of tho Pacific Railroad, they mndosov-
eral amendments to tho bill and then
reported it back to tho House, and ask
ed that it bo printed. This could
Ilia avcretlimt of tLa
stouiacliaiulllitrl
kldutjf, t-ow.lj,
I'oraalsat allhotcaU and ratall liquor,
drug and (rotary storri.
TRY
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NOBODY BH0U1D BE WITHOUT IT J
J. 0. 1'SIKH, Proi.tUWr.
TAJ LOU i UEaUEL, BOla Aftnis,
JalM ip.no.
413, Clajr el. bau frawlKO,
C H LLR N S.
MENDENALUS PATENT.
THE CHURNS ARE lOW BEING MANU
factured by Howard & .Smith In Jackson
ville! The pubiio are Invited to call and exam
ine them. The fact that they will churn but
ter in the short space of from two to flvs win,
utes, will convince the most skeptical that they
aro far superior to anything of the kind ever
before offered to the public. They are bsldes,
self cleaners, no crubnlng or washing by band
necessary to keep tbem perfectly clean,
O.B.ULOOD.
May 29th, 18C8. mSU-tf.
NEW SHEEP WASH
A large supply of this necessary medicine for
sheep, may now be bad at
HULLEK ft BRENTANOS'.
jullSuioZ
I. O. G. T.
ALPHA LODGE, NO. 1, 1. O. G. T HOLDS
lis regular meetings on Tuesday evenlog
of each week, at the District School House, In
Jacksonville. LODGE opens at 71 o'clock.
DEGREE MKBTING8 the last Tuesday of each
uontb. after adjournment or SUBORDINATE
LODGE.
All members of the Order In good standing
are cordially Invited to be present.
D. M. O. GAULT, W. C. T.
J. Jl. Waub. Seo'r.
Jacksonville, Feb. Stb, 18C8. fet8tf
Warron Lodge No, 10, A. F. & A. M
a 1YOLD their regular communications
V'0Q 1,ie Wednesday Evenings or preced-
SsA Iub the full moon, In jacssonviuj:, ob-
Eooy. b A. MARTIN, W.M.
O. V. SAVAoe.Sec'y.
and ho has instructed them, as soon as
tho Constitutional requirements have
been compiled with, tho military shall
give way to civil authority.
Ueuuial (iriiut, on tho 1st of July,
Marled on a tour West. Ho will go as
far West us tho Pacilic Railroad is
completed. Ho is accompanied by
ins Jimmy nun iicti. j;cut.
1IAIMIOAPS.
A communication to thu Senato from
thu Secretary of tho Treasury incloses
nu exhibit of thu amount of United
States bunds issued to thu several Pa-
cillo Railroads, accompanied by tho
amount of ncrued interest thereon to
Juno J6th, and tho amount repaid by
said companies under thu fifth section
of thu Act of July, 1801, ns follows:
llttilrwuU. Prlnctplo. Int'r'st. Payments.
tVatral I'acfAc 11, n. t T,OJo.X) 7ol.UM el
L'uUi IMriae It K UMlr 5il,I S 34,01? 07
Uuloal'viOolt. ll,KI W)ui 4'ii,IP) W IllM a
Msatrru I'Mioo II, Jl, SJV'J 'itflol U.I 2I4iU to
C.a'llbt'lKliU, far K.R. Vn!H l.',(lriW
AUbiMiAI'Ikv'al'wkll. oM.UU W.U71 14
tlluui OH A I'm, 11. K. 1,1 UV") IK.ill Tl
Tulal tt,ltU H.11I.1WT CO;U,4lS
Minister Rovcrdy Johnson will sail
for JCugland about August 1st.
Congress has extended the time eiuh-
only bo done under tho rules by teen mouths for tho completion of thu
tho uiianiniotib concent of thu House, first twenty miles of the Railroad from
Mr. Washburn objected. Yesterday Portland to San Francisco It is also
Washburn was inakiuga flaming speech provided it completes twenty miles of
against tho appropriation to pa for road in every two years thereafter, nu-
The Best itewedy for Purlfylug
the Blood, Strengthening the Nerves, Restoring ' is
the Lost Appetite, is
FRESE'S HAMBURG TEA.
It Is tbe best preservative agalostal most any
sickness. If used timely. Compose4 of , herbs
only, It cau be given safely to Infants- Full di
rection in English, French, Spauisn and Ger
man, with every package. TRY IT I
For sale at all the wholesale and retail drug
stores and groceries.
EMIL FRESE, Wholesale Druggist,
Sole Agent, 410 Clay street,
jg.ijvl San Fraqelseo.
Alaska, and he asked tho unanimous
consent of tho IIouso to allow him
more than nn hour. Ho first asked for
an hour nnd a half, and then all tho
way down to five minutes. Mi. Mai
lorv, to get even with him, objected
to allow him even hvo minutes.
His opposition to some bills assists
their passage, but ho has mado an able
report against the purchase and appro
priation to pay for Alaska ; and many
of the Democrats havo gone to Now
York, and if a vote is taken today tho
result is doubtful.
TUB ItlVUIl AND IIAKIIOII IllLt.
Has passed tho House and is now un
der discussion in the Senate. t
Tho wholo amount of apropnations
is upwards of $4,675,000. $350,000 of
it is tor tho improvement of Western
lakes, rivers and harbors. $001,500 is
for tho rivers and harbors on tho At
lantic seaboard, and $105,000 for the
Pacifio coast. $25,000 ol this amount
for tho improvement oi iuo
u'ainm,.iin river. In tlio uis-
CUSSlOO Ot III bccnoii iijiivi.i.v-
VUBBtUU V. - I I I .
ing $450,000 towards the completion
of the Louisville Canal around tho falls
of the Ohio; that $308,000,000 in val
ue of tonago passed up and down the
river at this point every year.
During the week tho IIouso passed
the general appropriation bill, and it is
pow before the Senate. Several amend-
til tho wholo road is completed.
Tho time for tho completion of tho
first twenty miles of tho Northern Pa-
ciuci iiaiiroau nan uiso ueeu extended
two vcars lonircr. and thev nro to com-
plcto tho whole road in ten years, or
tuuy will torteit the land granted to
tlio in.
It will be many years before either
of theso roads are completed unless
Congress grants subsidies, Tho laud
granted will scarcely pay the interest
on tho bonds. It takes cash to con
struct railroads. I am of tho opinion
if tho Legislature of Oregon will strong
ly inemoraluo Congress to grant sub
sidies to tho Oregou branch of tho Pa
cifio Railroad from Portland to Hum
boldt, it will bo granted next winter.
This should bo tlio first business of tho
next Legislature.
Populau Euuons. That editors kocp
pubiio reading rooms. That thoy have
plenty time to talk to everybody,
Thatjthey are delighted to get any
thing to fill up the paper with.
Chkykxnk has 53 dry-goods and
clothing stores, 11 drug stores, 50 gro
ceries, 120 saloons, 10 dance houses,
6 billiard saloons, 15 wholesale grocer
ies, 18 hotels, 50 restaurants, aud 15
livery stables and corralls.
current is so switt, that thu workmen
aro obliged to hurry into their "refu
ges," to save their lives. Theso "refu
ges" havo been only lately built, or
cut, rather, into thu sides, ami previ
ous to their construction workmen
were not uufrciiueiitly drowned, On
tho hidus of thu stream of water there
aro pavements for walking, about three
and a half feet wide, laid with flag
stones. On theso tho workmen walk
and pull their boats and curry their
implements for drugging. In tlio sow
ers having only livo teet widtli ol wa
ter current, like that of tho Ruo do Kl
voli. iron bauds uro fastened to the
edgu of tho side pavements, or walks,
and thu wheels ol thu cars which span
tho water run on thsso flat iron rails.
a Thu cars aro quitu elegant and spa
cious affairs, Tiicru is u front trans
verso seat for three; n middle longitu
dinal seat for six back to back, and n
poNtcrious trausvurso sent for three.
In tin; front aro fixed two handsome
lamps, and by poles projecting over
tho pavement four men two behind
and two before propel thu vehicle
easily and at a rapid trot, i ncro nro
two or inreo dozen ol tneso boats or
cars for tho use of invited guests, nnd
their rapid passage through theso mys
terious subterraneous passages is not
tho least curious of tho scenes ono pass
es through in this life. Tho fact is,
thcru was various suggostivo lemnrks
mado about another lifo which singu
larly udded to tho chlllness of tho
place.
Wn tlio walls ol tlicso sowers aro
placed tho water-pipes for drinking
purposes, and telegraphiu wires for tho
usu of tho sowers and for tho secrets of
thu Government. Theso sewers look,
in fact, as it thoy were intended by M.
Haussmniin to play a role in a rovolu
tiou, if wo nro over to havo another.
Thu tolegruphlo wires uro here in safe
ty; soldiers might bo inarched in so
ciot from one part of tho city to an
other, treasurer secretly carried away,
and last but not least, individuals
might cscajio from arrest. Tho wholo
aflair is nuito suggestive in a military
and political point ot vhiw.
Tho water is not offensive to tho
smell ; it is not limpid and of course
looks black'. Jiut it is rarely thluk
enough to need tho help of workmen
in moving on. The dooosit at tlio bot
tom is removed in tho boats, and, liko
tho water itself, is distributed on tho
plain of St. Denis for manure,
31. UauBsmaiiii may well bo proud
of his underground circulation.
Faj-hk happiness is liko falso inonoy ;
it passes for tho time as well as tho
true, and sorves some ordinary ocoa
sion; but when it is brought to tho
touch, wo find tho lightness and alloy,
and feel tho loss.
. . .
mat count no regarded in nny way ns
a precedent for tho bill tho IIoiisu
havo instructed tho committee to re
port, which, if enacted, will bo simply
a law providing for tho payment of a
rntool interest on tho Government debt
10 per cent, less than was agreed for,
K) percent, less than is stated in tho
bonds, nnd leu per emit, less than was
pledged tn bo paid by tho solid enact
ment ol Congress when tho money wns
required to carry on n wnr which
threatened thu lllo of thu nation.
Thu uvil oll'ects resulting ton nation.
whether national credit isgiiaidedaud
protectd or whether by legislation of
tho character now proposed, tho confi
dence of nil other civilized nations U
forfeited, may not bo felt or apprecia
ted in time of peaco; but thu commit
tee desire to call attention to thu con
sequences that would follow tho pas
sago of n bill of tho character now sub
mitted in casa wo ever should havo oc
casion to use our credit for thu purpose
of providing menus either to sustain
ourselves nl homo, or to defend our
selves in nuy collision with a foreign '
power.
tlio commillco repeat, tiitit in re
porting tho bill they net in ohcdlcuco
to tho positive direction of tho House,
mid contrary to their own best judge
ment. Thoy reserve to themselves
their rights, ns members of tho IIouso
to opiiosu in every possible way tho
adoption of a measuru which they re
gard as hostile to tho pubiio interest
and Injurious to tho national charac
ter. - - --
Woiitiiv op Imitatio.v. Tho Re
publicans ot California aro entering up
on thu Presidential campaign with a
united will and earnest determination
which promises tho best results. In
till parts of tho Statu they nro moving
enthusiastically lor liraut and uoiiax,
Their activity is especially uotlceablu
in Snu
ictivity Is esiieeially noticeable
Francisco. Tliuy bulievo thov
can carry tho Statu, and they aro work
ing to accomplish that result, Tho en
ergy oxlilblted by tlio uepiiuiicaus ol
California ought to admonish our
friends hero to immedato and tireless
action. Thoro is no enthusiasm among
our opponents in this State, Seymour,
and lllair cannot command their ello'its
as Pendleton would havo done, und If
wu niiiko a vigorous push wo may suc
ceed in reversing thu result of June.
It is now but littlo more than thrco
months until tho election, and it is ful
ly tiuio that organization wero begun.
Tho harvckt will soon be over, aipl
pcoplo in tho country will havo Icisuro
to attend to this urgent duty, Let us
havo a Republican organization in ev
ery precinct as early as September, aud
work with California and Nevada to
mako tho vote of tho Paoiflo States &
unit for Grain, and Collax,-Oroy
ni'aii,