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NOTES OF THE WEEK
233 that every member had made it the subject of his at Northern consistency. It is to be hoped when EDITORIAL ARTICLES: Pacific Railway Subsidies....
.234 special attention. Avalanches of bills and reso- Brownlow reaches Washington in March he will Copper Legislation....... A Very Black Crook Indeed.
lutions were hurled upon the Speaker's table, and make the proper acknowledgement to Mr. Schenck Ritualism in England.........
so many schemes were intimated or proposed, for this unexpected confirmation of an ancient acCONTRIBUTED: Peabody Institute-Fifth Orchestral Concert-Pa
that the country began to believe there was a cusation. repa Rosa's Concerts...
.237 chance for some wisdom being found in the mulREVIEWS:
| In fact, all the Radicals seem inclined to go Mildred--The Woman's Kingdom - Tricotrin titude of counsellors. Thus far, however, nothFallen Pride-Fair Play-Blindpits......
into the confessional of late. Mr. Jenckes, in a ing has been done and the conclusion has been CORRESPONDENCE:
recent lecture at New York upon the Civil SerAnother Letter from a Virginia Correspondent- reached, that nothing can be effected. Senator Negro Suffrage-The Virginia Movement............239 | Morton's scheme has only involved him in a dis
vice bill, stated that owing to the frauds and HAMMER AND ANVIL. A Novel by Friedrich Spiel
peculations of the Radical office-holders—all of hagen, Chapter X......
......239cussion with Mr. Greeley-resulting in the hopePOETRY:
whom, of course, are truly loyal in the highest less confusion of everybody who has read it. Mr. Violet Eyes.....
degree-more than $100,000,000 have been diNEWS SUMMARY...... .242 Sumner's has not even been complimented by an
verted, during the past year, from the vaults of CONGRESSIONAL SUMMARY....
...........243 | attack upon its propositions. Mr. Butler's has THE MARKETS.. ...................... 243
the Treasury "into the pockets of these fraudustartled the financial world by its impudence and
lent officers or into the pockets of their confedTHE STATESMAN will be mailed to Subscribers absurdity; and Mr. Lynch's is awaiting his own
lerates." Mr. Jenckes mourns over the fact that out of Town, and furnished to Newsdealers in the or somebody else's explanation of what he pro-l:
if the revenue were honestly collected the whole City every Friday evening : Subscription price poses. In the meantime, the House Finance Three Dollars per annum-payable in advance. Committee have been hopelessly scratching their
public debt would be paid, so soon as it maPersons residing in the city can be served by Car-heads, with no chance of agreeing upon a report.
tures; but it is not collected, and cannot be, riers, by prepaying at the Office, or at the rate of And only a day or two ago, Mr. Sherman pro
because the larger portion is annually stolen. · By Thirty Cents per month, payable to the Carriers. duced the result of the Senate Committee's delib
whom? Not the rebels—nor the copperheadsBooks intended for Review should be sent in
nor even the War-Democrats—but by the repreearly in the Week to receive promot notice. Ad. eration in the form of a bill which is universally
sentatives of Radicalism itself—its chosen officers. vertisements must be left at the Office on or before acknowledged to fall so far below the mark, that
-its selected officials. Let us be thankful for the Thursday, otherwise they will be too late for inser- it will hardly be made the hook to hang speeches
truth! All hail, Mr. Jenckes! Your statement tion in that Week's paper.
upon. What is to be done? Mr. Speaker Colfax Applications from Persons desiring to act as is in the habit of eulogising the present Congress as
cannot be whistled away as a "rebel lie”—a "copAgents or Canvassers received at the Office. Com-| the ablest, the wisest, and the purest in all our
perhead slander.” But we fear that such frankmunications should be addressed to
ness will scarcely be repaid. A new and a hunhistory. Yet it ingloriously gives up the quesTHE STATESMAN,
grier swarm are gathering for the Ides of March.
Will a hundred millions content them?
| It seems that the Republican Metropolitan To CORRESPONDENTS. – To remove all possible better in his hands—as, from all appearances, hep
Police of Superintendent Kennedy suffers also ground of. misunderstanding, or any imputation will have a heavier administration de bonis non to
from this epidemic of truth-telling. A New of discourtesy, the Editors of The Statesman settle man settle up than he can well manage.
York correspondent of a Boston paper communibeg leave to say, that while they are happy to
cates the startling information that the experi| In a recent debate, Mr. Schenck entertained ences of San Francisco are to be repeated in the receive and consider communications upon all the House of Representatives with some Brazilian commercial and financial metropolis of the Union. topics, and from any quarter, they cannot under- reminiscences. Among them he referred to the “Many of the most respectable citizens have take to answer the letters and inquiries of corres- active prosecution of the slave trade, while he organised a vigilance committee"-writes this pondents, or to return contributions which are represented the United States at Rio de Janeiro, correspondent—"and subordinate lodges have not accepted, or to hold either personal interviews and mentioned that Northern men and N
Linterviews and mentioned that Northern men and Northern already been organised in several of the wards."
capital were very energetically employed in bring- These citizens have, at last, become dissatisfied or correspondence upɔn the subject.
ing negroes from Africa. What prompted the with the manner in which the Police authorities Communications upon matters connected with confession we do not recall—for we certainly did deal with such criminals as thieves, murderers the business interests of the paper, are invariably wade through the whole debate-but it was and incendiaries. Commenting upon this, the referred to the gentlemen having charge of that capped by the additional admission that the most New York Times grows melancholy and seems department, by whom they will be promptly
enterprising and successful of these virtuous disposed to make a clean breast. “Our city gov
Northerners was the son of a lady in New York-lernment is certainly bad enough, and there is need answered and attended to.
a life-long abolitionist, greatly and justly distin- enough of some measures to check the impunity guished for her zealous and untiring labors in the which thieves, murderers and incendiaries enjoy great work of emancipation. Thus, after a long among us. But a vigilance committee is not
time, is the truth vindicated. It was a favorite needed, and would only aggravate ten-fold the After the close of the Presidential election we weapon of Parson Brownlow—that pro-slavery worst of the evils from which we suffer already." were promised that the Radicals in Congress, Boanerges--to charge that the North was ready How mildly and doubtfully is the inauguration of having satisfactorily gotten through with all the to engage actively in the slave trade, if it would Lynch-law thus deprecated. And yet these are excitements and mancuvering of the canvass, only pay a profit, and in his discussions with the people who denounce Baltimore--style it a would go to work earnestly upon the many ques-Prynn—or some other Philadelphia abolitionist- "rufian city,” and declare that it is dangerous tions of public importance which had been so long after exhausting the scriptural argument which to life and property to enter its limits. deferred. First among these was that of Finance. proved slavery to be a divine institution, he would The opening days of the present session indicated send as a parting shot some such damaging missile! The collectors of internal revenue have a harda
Notes of the Week.
time in some of the loyal counties of East Ten- was the amount of consideration to be paid. We tions of The Tribune are very much to the purnessee. Committees of citizens do them the dis- are somewhat surprised that the outgoing admin- pose. It says: tinguished honor to call and notify them, in the listration of Mr. Johnson and the provisional We have other cardinal objections to Paciflc politest language, that if they attempt to collect authorities in Spain should be entering upon a Railroad enterprises at this time. In the first place, the taxes they will have their brains blown out. bargain which neither of them will be able to con
the Government of the United States should give
its immediate attention to the husbanding of its The intimation is, usually, effectual. The Gov- summate. The one has less than six weeks of resources. A farmer may say to himself, "I sbould ernment loses the revenue, but the officers retain power-such as the Radicals have left it-remain- like to buy the farm that adjoins me, and make
my estate more complete;" or, “I should like to their brains. This state of things, abstractly, we ing to him—while the other must soon make way add another building to my house and have a suppose is wrong. But when it is remembered for the establishment of a fixed and permanent
Wichmont of fived and permanent library and billiard room; or, "I should like to how little evidence of the existence of brains, in authority at Madrid. The question, like all others tendency of all men and of all nations to gain as
change my horses and get a better pair." It is the connection with the collection of the internal in this country, resolves itself into-What says much strength and as much comfort and convenirevenue, has been exhibited to the country, one General Grant? to which we may add-What
ence as the use of money can give them. The pre
dent man, however, will overrule any suggestion is almost hardened enough to wish that some will the King of Spain say?
which adds to his estate at the expense of his income. daring collector would defy these threats and test
We are spending great sums of money in payment
of debts contracted at a high rate of interest. We the determination of those who make them. I PACIFIC RAILWAY SUBSIDIES.
see our civil service in a state of demoralization, Good will result, one way or the other; either the
and millions of dollars squandered which should revenue will be collected, or it will be demonstra- tion—the American People are modestly requested
Loaded with debt-overburdened with taxa be paid into the Treasury. To think of giving
subsidies for any purpose, would be as absurd as ted whether the tax-gatherers have any brains to
it would be for a private business man to borrow to give away ninety millions more of money and money upon mortgage at high interest and spend it be blown out.
one hundred millions of acres of land, in the in contracting new obligations. In spite of the different and contradictory dis- shape of subsidies to the various railway com The Tribune is not satisfied with the examples patches received from Spain, during the past panies now seeking Government aid. At least presented for imitation by the advocates of admonth, it was very easy to foresee what would be the New York Tribune so foots up the amounts ditional subsidies—that of Great Britain, which the decision of the Spanish nation upon the im- asked for by the various bills pending before Con-is represented as loaning $440,000,000 for the portant subject of a permanent government. The gress for that purpose. The number of bills di- construction of railroads in India, and of France in indications of the first elections held were clearly rectly or indirectly relating to Pacific Railroad giving credit for domestic railroads to the amount favorable to the establishment of a liberal mon interests alone, is estimated at two hundred. The of $620,000,000. The Tribune fails to see the archy, and the conclusions based upon them are amount of land already granted to these Railways parallel between the densely peopled empire of fully sustained by the results telegraphed from is estimated at 124,000,000 of acres. The proba- | India, only requiring the construction of roads to Madrid on Tuesday last. Complete returns of ble cost in money to the Government, of the Union develop vast resources which already exist, and members of the Constitutional Cortes show that and Central Pacific Roads, is put down at $50,000,- | the uninhabited wastes through which the Pacific an overwhelming majority of the Spanish people 000. Nearly one-third of the public domain has thus Railroad runs, and where the supply is clearly are opposed to a republic. Of the members been made over to the control of railroad companies. years in advance of the demand. Besides, it obelected, three hundred are classed as Monarchists, Says the Commissioner of the General Land Office: Tjects to the introduction of “the centralisation thirty-five Republicans, and fifteen Bourbonists. / "The quantity of lands conveyed by these grants ideas of the Emperor Napoleon into an American What will be the limitations imposed upon the is of empire extent, exceeding in the aggregate Congress;" although we do not know that The sovereign power must still be left to conjecture: by more than 5,000,000 of acres, the entire area of Tribune and the politicians of its school have left but it is very plain that, whatever the provisions the six New England States, added to that of much room for improvement in that departinent, of its Constitution, Spain has unalterably decided New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio, or anything to be learned. that the administration of its government shall be Delaware, Maryland and Virginia !” He says The Tribune charges the responsibility for all entrusted to a King. It would not be difficult to that the grants to the Pacific Railway alone “are this waste and extravagance upon Congress. It
a number of substantial and controlling within about a fourth of being twice the united speaks plainly of “the scandal which surrounds reasons for this decision. The traditions of Spain. area of England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Guern- the halls of Washington''-of the “public avowal its long-established institutions. wielding, in so sey, Jersey, the Isle of Man, and the islands of that $500,000 had been spent by one Company to
the marked pecu- the British seas, and within less than a tenth of secure the passage of a certain bill.” We are liarities which distinguish its people-certainly being equal to the French Empire proper." No not sure that the Executive Department of the indispose them to try the doubtful experiment of wonder that the magnitude and multitude of Government does not come in for a share of the popular government. And it is more than prob- these demands upon the Public Treasury, of these blame. It is not responsible for the legislation able that this indisposition has not been lessened schemes of plunder as they are in fact and should (itself, or the means, perhaps, employed to proby the abundant illustrations this country has af- be called, has called forth the comment of the cure it. But, in the ca
ountry has af be called, has called forth the comment of the cure it. But, in the case of the Union Pacific forded of the facility with which one portion of a leading
h one portion of a leading Republican organ, and a protest on its Road especially, the slight conditions which Confree people may devote all its powers and energies part against su
energies part against such scandalous waste of the public gress saw proper to annex to its bounty have been to the oppression of another and weaker portion. means.
disregarded. The few checks interposed to secure
Constitutional objections to this sort of legisla- la compliance on the part of the projectors of the It seems that after all the disclaimers, on the tion it would be old fogyish to suggest. Nobody Road with the terms upon which these subsidies part of those who assumed to be best informed, cares for a point of constitutional law now-a-days; were granted have not been enforced. It was a negotiations have for some time been in progress very few care anything about the Constitution condition prescribed that the construction and to acquire Cuba by purchase. On Tuesday, one itself. General Grant is reported to have said equipment of the road should be equal in all reof the most accurate of Washington correspon that the completion of the Pacific roads will “go spects to that of a first-class road. The Report dents telegraphed to a morning contemporary in far towards a permanent settlement of our Indian of the Secretary of the Interior discloses the fact, this city, that the Spanish Government was favor- affairs." General Sherman is said to regard the already sufficiently notorious, t the Governably inclined to a transfer of the island to the road as "a military necessity," and General Sher-ment Commissioners who have had to perform United States, and that the terms proposed were idan believes that its completion will “almost the duties of Inspectors of the road, since its of such a nature that they would meet with the substantially end our Indian troubles.” The commencement, have invariably reported unfaapproval of the Administration. Usually, such opinion of these eminent statesmen and jurists is vorably. Narrow embankments, cuts not taken reports are made one day and, very pointedly, enough to silence all legal and Constitutional out to grade the line, insufficient bridges, badly contradicted the next. But on Wednesday the scruples. The only argument that is likely to built abutments, defective ballasting, &c., &c., are same correspondent strengthened his first report have the least effect inside or outside of Congress, according to the report of the best engineers the by the statement that negotiations are actually with the people at large or with their Represen- characteristics of the work thus far done. The pending between the two Governments, and had tatives at Washington, is that drawn from econom- Government aid which was designed only to be reached the point where the only open question lical considerations. Upon this head the observa- given to a fully-equipped and fully-built road, is