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ned the Mexican mission, the fact is certainly not known in official quarters. The sensation rumors which state that "old soldiers on the Rio Grande," and others in like well-informed circles, are apprehensive of a war between the United States and France, partake too much of the ludicrous to require serious denial. Such stories are peculiarly the creation of persons who get up telegraphic dispatches, never being seen anywhere else in a newspaper than under that head. Washington, December 16.--A dispatch from Governor Johnson to the President announces that the Legislature will take a recess till the 15th of January without electing Senators. He thinks that the President will be pleased with the inaugural of Governor Jenkins, and that there will be complete harmony between the State and Federal Executives. The Garland case. The Supreme Court of the United States has ordered that Robert H. Marr have leave to file a printed argument, asking, as does Mr. Garland, that he
The reciprocity question. Toronto, December 16. --Reports from Ottawa state that the American reciprocity question is engaging the earnest attention of the Government, and after the Christmas holidays a deputation will proceed to Washington to continue the negotiations. Hon. Thomas Ryan has been appointed commissioner to inquire into the means of extending direct trade with British America and countries on the Mediterranean. The weather at Quebec and Montreal is very cold — the thermometer ranging from eight degrees to twelve degrees below zero.
Tennessee--negro testimony. Nashville, Tennessee, December 16. --The Legislature of Tennessee having refused to allow negro testimony to be taken in the courts of this State, General Fisk, the superintendent of the Freedmen's Bureau of this district, under special orders from the War Department, has issued an order which demands that all cases in which negro testimony is involved, and which have heretofore been disposed of by municipal authority, shall be brought before the court for adjudication.
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Destructive fire at Chicago. Chicago, December 16. --A fire broke out this morning in Lincoln Hall, a building at the corner of Lake and Franklin streets, which communicated to a six-story marble building immediately west, and thence to the corner of Lake street. The building was completely gutted. The heaviest losers are Messrs. Whipple & Co., dry goods, seventy-five thousand dollars; Richardson, agricultural implements, forty thousand dollars; J. Y. Franklin, fifty thousand dollars. The total loss amounted to about two hundred and fifty thousand dollars, about one-half of which is insured.
Departure of European steamers. New York, December 16. --The steamers City of New York, Queen and Bremen sailed for Europe to-day, taking over one million of dollars in specie. Three steamers sailed for Savannah, and several others for various Southern ports.