Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune, May 5, 1873, Page 2

Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune dated May 5, 1873 Page 2
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2 THE INDIANS. Special Dispatch to Tho Chicago Tribune, Washington, May o.— Thoro aro not sufficient grounds for tho reports that tho Sioux and other Indians ro moving southward across Iho Union Pacific Railroad from their reservation In Southwestern Dakota. By tho stipulations of tho treaty mado by Qcn. Sherman and other Peace Commissioners of tho Govern ment in 1808, those Indians nro allowed to hunt over a largo tract of country outside of their permanent reservation, and tho Indians who aro now moving southward aro simply going to tho Smoky-Hill Fork of tho Republican River, In Kansas, to avail themselves of tho privilege af forded thorn by tho treaty. No trouble is antici pated ut tho Interior Department from tide movement, unless somo difficulty should arise between tho settlors and tho Indians growing out of misapprehension. As tho country over which those Indians now havo tho privilege of hunting, is being rapidly settled, tho danger of a collision be tween the settlors and those hunting expeditions Increases every year, and it has boon In contem plation by tho Interior Department for somo timo past to send out a Commission to boo if tho Treaty of 18G8 cannot ho so modified, In view of possible complications In future, as to withdraw tho permission to hunt outside of tho reserva tion in Dakota. [To the Antedated Preet,} San Francisco, May B.— Thoro has boon no further movement of tho troops at tho lava-hed. Oon. Davis arrived on Friday at Qillom's head quarters. Tho following report of tho killed, wounded, and missing in tho last fight is received : WOUNDED. Assistant Surgeon O. Dewitt; private Joseph Broderick, Company A, Fourth Artillery, ritlo ball, loft thigb, fiesh wound; private Mathew Murphy. Company E, Twelfth Infantry, ritlo ball, finger, flesh wound; private James McMillow, Company A, Fourth Artillery, rlflo ball palm, right hand, flesh wound : private John F. Gif ford, Company K, Fourth Artillery, riflo ball, back thigh, flesh wound; Corporal James Nobio, Company A, Fourth Artillery, riflo ball, nock, flesh wound; private Charles uuff, Com pany E, Twelfth Infantry, riflo ball in Iho hand and fracture of tbo bones in tho fingers ; Sorgt. Martin Kennedy, Company E, Twelfth Infantry, riflo ball, right elbow fractured, several pieces of bono removed; private James F. Butler, Company E, Twelfth Infanary, riflo ball, both (highs; private John Higgins, Company K, Fourth Artillery, ritlo ball, loft thigh, nght shoulder, flesh wound; private Francis Rolla, Company K, Fourth Artifory, riflo hall, loft leg, flesh wound; private George Emlowator, Com pany E, Twelfth Infantry, riflo hall, right hip, flesh wound; private William McCoy, Com pany K, Fourth artillery, riflo hall, flesh wound; private Joseph McLaughlin, Company K, Fourth Artillery, riflo ball, loft foot, fractured left foot, ball extracted; Sorgt. August Brook, Company A, Fourth Artillery, riflo kali, right arm and mouth; Sorgt. M. Clinton, Company E, Twelfth Infantry, riflo ball, loft leg fractured ; private William F. Denham, Company E. Twelfth Infantry, riflo ball, both arms, bool, and back fractured, several pieces of bono removed; Second Limit. Goorgo M. Harris, Company K, Fourth Artillery, ritlo-ball, back and rib, flesh wound, ball extracted ; Acting Asst. Burgeon B. Qomig, ritlo-ball, right arm, flesh wound on loft leg, ankle fractured, several pieces of bono re moved. KILLED. First Lieut. Alban Howe, Company A, Fourth Aiiiliory, rifle-ball ovor loft eye, toward the oars another ball tore away half of tbo foroboad, and ho died on tbo Hold. First Lieut. F. F. Wright, Company E, Twelfth Infantry; rifle ball, loft band, loft wrist, upper portion cf left thigh, left arm broken abovo tbo elbow, wound through heart, little finger of loft hand shot off ; died on tbo field. Capt. Evan Thomas, Company A, Fourth Ar tillery; rillobnll; shot through the lower part of tho right forearm, upper part of tbo right thigh, cutting femoral artery ; died on tbo field. Private John Ward, Company K, Fourth Artil lery. rifle ball, right breast and forehead, pene trating tbo brain, fracture of tbo skull; died on tho field. Private Michael Wallace, Company K, Fourth Artillery, gun-shot wound, right breast abovo the nipple, exit at tho back, right of tbo spine ; died on tbo Hold. Private James Bose, Company K, Fourth Ar tillery, rifle-hall back of tbo loft spine ; died on tho field. First Sergeant Robert Homer. Company A. Fourth Artillery, gun-shot wound in tbo loft hip ; died on tho field. Private William Boyle, Company E, Twelfth Infantry, gun-shot wound, both logs, above an cle; died on tbo field. Private Thomas Howard, Company E, Twelfth Infantry, gun-shot wound in tho back, loft of spine, penetrating below tho heart; died on the field. Private Borthold Nowsbaum, Company E, Twelfth Infantry, gun-shot wound in the head, front of right oar, penetrating the brain; died on tho Hold. Artificer John A. Parker, Company A, Fourth Artillery; died on tho field. Bugler Edward Moran, Company A, Fourth Artillery, died on tho field. Corporal Loronco Mooney, Comp any A, Fourth Artillery, died on tho field. Private John Lynch, Company K, Fourth Ar tillery, died and interred on the battle-field. Private Fred. W. Gob, Company E, Twelfth Infantry, died on the field. Private Ketcbon, Company K, First Cavalry, riflo ball in right arm; flesh wound. HISSING. First-Liout. Arthur Cranston, Company A, Fourth Artillery; Sergt. Herman Seolig, Com pany A, Fourth Artillery: private Louis Bloom, Company A, Fourth Artillery ; private James E. Alvin, Company A, Fourth Artillery; Corporal Julius St. Clair, Company E, Twelfth Infantry; private Michael Flynn, Company E, Twelfth In fantry. Washington, May 3.—Tho Secretary of the In terior yosteidav received tho following telegram from Gov. Ferry, of Washington Territory : Tlicro are strong Indications of hostility among the Indians of this Torrllofy. Emissaries from the Mo docs have probably visited thorn, Tho Bottlers bavo culled upon mo for arms. There are none in tho Ter ritory. 1 await Instructions. Tho telegram was referred to Acting Secretary BoboHon, who authorizes tho isauo of arms, on tho Territory's quota for militia, on tho roquisi t.on of tho Governor, who must understand that tho General Government in no way authorizes any militia operations not instituted by its or der and under its direction and control. New York, Slay 3.— Mr. Brunot, Chairman of tho Indian Commissioners, gave as his opinion to-day that tho rumors of a threatened general Indian war are groundless, and that nearly all tho late reports of Indian outrages are untrue. Ho said that speculators wore largely to blame for tho present outcry against tbo Indians. Ho expressed his approval of tho policy of Presi dent Grant, and said that four years of such policy hart proved its oificlonoy, for, except a few nomadic tribes, tho Indians had been peaceful. Mr. Brunot deprecated tho cry of holding tho In dian race accountable for tbo acts of a few indi viduals, or oven of a whole tribe, and insisted that Gon. Sheridan's Ideas of the proper treat ment of tbo Indians wero in accord with those of President Grant. Obituary. St. Louis, May 3.—Dr. llohert M. Simpson, father-in-law of Gen. A. J. Smith, late Post master of this city, died yesterday, aged 87 years. Dr. Simpson came hero in IHO9, and was closely identified with the growth and prosperity of St. Louis. Ho was formerly a Surgeon in tho United States Army, and was Postmaster of this dlty under President Madison, Sheriff of St. Louis Countv, member of tho Stato Legisla ture, and hold various city offices at different tunca. Ho died of paralysis. Cincinnati, May 3,—Judge Doniphan, Circuit Judge of Bracken County, Ky., died at Augusta, yesterday, of apoplexy. Woodstock, 111., May 3.—Mr. Marcellas B. Smith, of this city, well known in Chicago ns for mcrly a wholesale grocer, died suddenly, at lus homo hero, yesterday morning, of heart dis ease. Memphis IBuccw, Memphis, May 3.— Tho Chickasaw Jockey Club racing closed to-day, with lino weather, good track, and a largo attendance, Tho first race was a hurdle handicap, •inilo and half, over six hurdles, for a purse of $330, of which S6O wont to tho second. Three started, Gapt. Hutchinson one, Juuglar two, Junglor throe. Hutchinson was tho favorite ogainst tho field, and won by a length with ease. Time, 23:44. Second race, Chickasaw slake, forS-yoar-olda, subscription S6O, P. 11.,I 1 ., with SIOO added ; seven subscribers ; four started; won by Joe Johnston, boating Jack Front, Frank Bouuabol, and Dun hoyno, in tho order named. Time, 3:40. This was tho most oxciting race of tho wook. Jack Frost was tho favorite in tho pool, and before the start monov was laid in largo amounts upon Frost at odds of 2to I against tho field. Tho colt cot a good start, and ran well together. Frank Bonnabol in tho load and Joo Johnston Bringing up tho roar for three-quarters of a mile, when Frost moved to tho front, closely followed by tho other throo, all passing the stand in a bunch, Frost slightly in tho load, Johnston fourth. Going up Iho back stretch, Johnston made a play for tho front, and passed each in BuccoßHlon, nml at tho nalf-mllo polo challenged Frost. From that point they ran locked to tho ono-quartor milo distance, when Johnston forced ahead, and, drawing gradually away, passed tho aland first by a length, both under whip and spur. Bonna bol a good third, and Dunboyne beaten oft. Tho finish was mado amidst deafening shouts from tho spectators. Third race. mile heats, for beaten horses, for a pureo of S2OO ; $lO entrance money logo to tho second horse, Blx started : Pout Leonard, 1; Tom, 9 : Loath ore, 3 ; Junglor, 4 ; Eraltt. 6 ; Hiawatha, 0 ; Filly, 7 : Wild Duck, 8 ; Golding, 0 ; distanced. Time, 1:44 ; I:4B}s. Leathers was tho favorite, Leonard second In tho pools. Tho raco was well contested throughout. The mooting was well attended, and altogether sue easeful. WASHINGTON. Special DUpateh to The Chicago Tribune • SCOTCH FIRS FOR THE WEST. Washington, D. 0., May o.—Tho United States Consul at Dundee, Scotland, writes to tho Department of Agriculture, stating that & firm in that city has shipped 80,000 plants of what is known as tho Scotch fir, or Highland pino, for distribution in tho groat pralrio States of tho Wost. Tho plants aro sent In packages, each containing 250. They loft Glasgow on tho 18th of April, and will arrive ot Now York in a few days. It is thought that thoso trees will bo peculiarly suited to the plains, as they aro vory hardy, and of freo growth. Tho samo firm proposes, if it Is acceptable tothoDopartmont to roako another shipment of 70,000 of tho samo kind of plants. Tho plants average eighteen inches in height, and the Commissioner of Agriculture proposes to distribute them in tho original packages from Now York to parties who dosiro to test their ulitlty, and aro willing to incur tho oxpouso of tholr transportation from Now York to thoir place of destination. PUBLIC] DOCUMENTS. For somo timo past tho Government Printing Office has been turning out a largo amount of Work, in order to got all tho public documents ordered for this year in tho hands of Congress-' men in timo to onablo them to send to thoir constituents boforo tho expiration of tho frank ing privilege on tho Ist of July. There is a largo force employed at tho Capitol putting, these documents up and shipping them to tho Con greasmou. A few conscience-stricken Senators avo directed tho Sorgoant-ot-Arms to Bond thoir quota as freight, at thoir own oxponso. This howovor, is not general, and, as a consequence, tho malls are burdened with ponderous docu ments, bearing tho superscriptions of honorable Senators and members. RAILROAD LAND-GRANTS. In tho case of tho St. Paul «b Sioux City Rail road vs. tbo Winona & St. Potor Railroad, in volving tho titlo to about 63.000 ocroa of land in Minnesota, decided tbo otbor day by tbo Secre tary of tbo Interior in favor of tbo latter com pany, it is said now ovidouco baa boon discovered m tbo form of a map showing tbo prior location by tbo former company in 1859. Application has boon made for a rehearing, and it is possible tbo decision may bo reversed. Tbo Northern Pacific Railroad Company, rep resented by Bon Wado, and tho St. Paul & Pa cific Railroad Company, represented bo Goorgo L. Booker, bavo boon before tho Secretary of the Interior this week, arguing tboir respective rights to cortahi lands, amounting to ovor 150,000 acres, along tbo lino of tboir road. Tbo decision bos not yot been rendered. THE SYNDICATE. For the present no more bonds will bo sent to tbo European Syndicate. Noinforraation baa boon received by Secretary Richardson yot from Mr. Catloll, our financial agent in Loudon, as to bow tbo loan is being taken by European capitalists, and it is not likely that any definite information will bo received from him boforo the Ist of Juno or tbo middle of July. Ho only got to work fairly in London lost week, and some days must elapse boforo be can fudge with any accu racy as to how tbo loan is being taken. Should it bo taken with any rapidity, another subscrip tion will bo made by tbo Syndicate, and more bonds sent to them by tho Ist of Juno. 'To the Associated Press.} TREASURY STATISTICS. Washington. D. 0., May B. —Balances in tbo United States Treasury at tbo close of business to-day: Currency, §3,001,930; special deposits of legal-tenders for tbo redemption of certifi cates of deposit, §25,885,000; coin, §72,121,965, including §24,017,200 in coin certificates ; legal tenders outstanding, §357,160,308. CHEAPER INDIAN SUPPLIES, Assistant Secretary of the Interior Cowan Bays the Indian supplies nave boon contracted for at lower prices than last year. Commissioner Douglass has requested each Colloctor to select one Storekeeper to tako charge of all warehouses in bis district whore there is not more than two thousand gallons spirits stored, and to discharge regular Store keepers. KU-KLUX WARNINGS. Tho Colloctor of Internal Revenue of tho Third Tennessee District forwards a copy of a Ku-Klux warning, demanding that certain ofil cora bo ordered out of tho district within thirty days on tho penalty of their murder, as well as that of himself. rOHTAIrCAUDS. Five hundred postal-cards, as a sample of tho completed work, were received to-day. Orders for cities will ho filled next week, enroot from tho factory. ST. LOUIS. Congressional Commercial Conven tion at St* houis**!]rhe Now Public Buildings. St. Loots, May B.—Forty-three members of Congress, representing in part Alabama, Arkan sas, Illinois, Indiana, lowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Now York, Ne braska, Ohio,. Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Wisconsin, have already accepted invitations to participate in tho Congressional Conference to moot hero on the 18th inst. Only six of those invited have, so far, declined, and they solely because of important business engagements. Cant. J. B. Olds, Capt. John A. Bcuddor, and G.D. Allen have boon appointed a special com mittee to report In detail tho wants of tho Mississippi Valley most requiring Congressional attention. A request bos boon received from Now Orleans that the Chambers of Commerce, or like organizations, in tho Mississippi Valley, bo invited to send a delegation to tho Conference. It has been decided Joseph that Brown, Mayor of this city, bo President of tho Conference. Bids for tho work and material on tho sub structure of the now Custom-House and Post- Office building In this city wero opened to-day and examined, No awards wero made. It is considered by the officers of tho St. Louis Mutual.Life .Insurance Company, that tho suit entered yesterday against that Company was brought for blackmailing or other sinister pur poses. It will be contested closely. THE LABOR QUESTION The Coopers’ Strike— 'JTlto Crispin Trouble Almost Own New York, May 3.— Tho strike of tho coopers against tho importation and use of Portland (Mo.) barrels by employers has boon successful. It lasted but one day. Tho main object of tho movomout was to induce the non-union coopers in Portland, Path, and other places, to join tho society. In order to bring tins about, similar strikes had boon ordered by tho International Union to tako place wherever those Eastern-made barrels aro used. “ Monitors " havo boon appointed for every shop in tho country, who’ will report tho condition of affhirs at regular intervals to tho President and officers of tho Chief Lodgo. Tho strike of tho shoemakers is almost over. Twelve first-class shops out of a total of thir teen aro paying tho prices, and most of second and third-rate employers bavo acceded to the demands of Uto Crispins. Tho tracjfmon on tho Morris &, Essex Hailroad havo stitftek for an advance from SI.6U to $2 a day. _ Louisiana Affairs* New Iberia, May B.—Tho citizens of Iberia Parish organized aTax-Ilosistlug Association to ■day. Tho mooting was very enthusiastic, and addressed by several members of tho Bur, who offered their services free of charge. llosolu tions word adopted, indorsing Gov. MoEnory, repudiating Koitogg, and urging resistance to tho usurpatory collection of taxes. New Orleans, May B.— Guo hundred and twenty Metropolitans, with a piece of artillory, have gone to Bt. Martinsville, Ut. Martin Parish, to install Kellogg officers. Acquitted* Evansville, Ind., May 3.— The trial of Lewis H. Kuzan for tho killing of Conrad Hartman, on tho 17th of March, began on Tuesday, and was concluded yesterday. Tho jury being out twen ty-two and a half hours, returned a verdict of acquittal at 11 o'clock this morning. Tho dif ficulty originated in tho strike of tho Union moulders iu Jtooldor’s foundry. THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE: MONDAY, MAY 5, 1873. FOREIGN. CANADA. Special Dtepatch to The Chicago Tribune, Ottawa, Out., May 3. —In tho Commons, yes terday, Mr. Mackenzie, loader of tho Opposition, moved a resolution In regard to Sec. 6 of tho Intercolonial Railway, which was accepted as a want of confidence. Tho motion was voted down by nays 05, yeas 70, still leaving tho Government with a majority of 25. Tho Qovofnor-Qonoral will, to-day, assent to tho “Oaths hill,’ 1 and witnesses will at once ho sworn by tho Committee of Inquiry on tho Pa cific Rollway. matters. An early closing' of tho session is anticipated. Ills rumored hero that iho Paclfio Railway delegates will arrive by tho first steamer duo at Montreal. Halifax, N. 8., May 3.—Seventeen bodies wore recovered from tho wreck of tho Atlantic yesterday. Walkeutom, Ont., May o.—James Johnson, James Best, Arthur John Kerr, and Ed ward Bohonstor, havo bocu tried for tho murder of Qoorgo Prico, in Bruce, on tho 17th of March last. Johnson was found guilty, and sentenced to ho hanged in July. Tho others wore found guilty of manslaughter, and sentenced to tho Penitentiary. GREAT BRITAIN. London, May 3. Tho etontnor Hibernian loaves, on the sth Inst., to repair tho French cable, Tho Groat Eastern and Edinburgh loavo shortly to lay tho cabto from Valontia to Heart's Content. The Groat Eastern will then return to repair the broken Anglo-American cable, and tho Edinburgh will proceed to lay two now cables between Valontia, Newfoundland, and Sydney, Capo Breton. It is expected that four cables will bo working across tho Atlantic, and five across tho Gulf of St- Lawronco, before iho Ist of September. SPAIN. Madrid, May B.—A rumor prevails that Oon. Velarde will resign his command if Gou. Nouvilns accepts tho position of Minister of War. Tho order issued by Oon. Velarde, directing tho In habitants of tho districts infested by tho Carlisle to abandon thoir homos and retire into tho oitioa, with their .provisions, caused groat agitation, and tho Government Ims boon asked to rovoko tho order, nml thus remove tho causo for hostilo demonstrations by tho peasants. RUSSIA. St. Petersburg, May 3.— Fifty thousand troops wore reviewed yesterday by tho Emperor of Germany ami tho Czar. Last evening St. Petersburg was illuminated. AUSTRIA. . Vienna, May 3.—Tho Emnoror gave a grand banquet, last night, at iho Palaco. Among tho guests wore all tlio native and foreign Princes in Vienna and tho United States Minister. Tho nowly-appolntod American Commission ora aro actively working to got tho United States department of tho Exposition in comploto order. NEW YORK. X3io I.nto Col* Cameron---Preparing for a l*rlzo-lFlffUt—fVovr York Cen tral Railroad 'JL’axca—Mrs* Fisk and Credit Mobllicr—Mayor Mavemoyor •••—Masonic— An Alleged Murderer Attempt** Suicide* Special Dispatch to The Chicago Tribune, New York, May 3.—Llout.-Col. Cameron, who committed suicido at bis residence in this city last night, served on Gou. Burnside’s staff dur ing tbo war. Ho subsequently married tbo Gen eral's nlcco, but they lived very unhappily to gether, and she is now suing for a divorco on tbo ground of cruelly and drunkenness, Gen. Burn side, who secured Cameron tho position bo lately filled in tho Custom-House, was, it is said, instrumental in having him removed, for tbo purpose of stopping his opposition to tho suit. Col. Cameron sent tho following loiter to bis mother-in-law, Mrs. Bishop, boforo perpetrating tbo fatal act: Before I die I would like to eivytliat all I have In thin world I Icavo to my wife. May eho bo happy. May Qod bless her. I am, perhaps, a bad man, yet. madam, there are many worse. 1 loved my wife ami do so now. Qood-byo. I die. W. A. Cameron. Gen. Burnside has taken charge of tbo re mains. Qcorgo Boddons and Arthur Chambers, who are matched to fight for tho light-weight ebara- Sionaliip of America and §I,OOO ft side, on May j, withm COO miles of Now York, mot this after noon and put up tho final deposit of §SOO each. They then proceeded to tho selection of tho final stakeholder, and chose a well-known un-town sporting man. Should ho accept, they will moot again on Tuesday and toss for choice of ground. Tbo men bavo been in training four weeks and both show evidences of bard work. T. M. Tyng, son of tho Rev. Dr. Tyng, was in the Sixth District Civil Court to-day as defend ant at tho suit of Tiffany & Co., who charge that ho bought * a bracelet from them two years ago, and, despite repeated dunning, has since failed to pay for it. Ho was in court, but failed to make a defense, and the Justice gave judgment against llim. [7V) the Associated Press.] New York, May 3. —Mr. Marrin, who assaulted Jay Qould tho other day, did not appear at the Special Sessions to-day, and tho trial of tho case, on motion of Qould’s counsel, was peremptorily sot down for Tuesday next. Tho First National Bank of Lyons, lowa, has just received a verdict for $53,200 against tho Ocean National Bank of Now York. . Throe trials wore had, both sides being represented by a largo array of counsel. By the robbery of tho Ocean Bank in Juno, 1860, securities belonging to tho Lyons Bank wore lost, hence the suit. Judge Lawrence charged the jury that, if (no Ocean Bank was guilty of gross negligence, tho plaintiff could rocovor. Tuts is the first case of precisely this character which has boon tried in this country or England, and is considered of groat importance to banks, bankers, and lawyers. Counsel for Nixon, the convicted murderer, made application for a new trial. The decision is reserved. Tho cases of tho Now York Central fc Hud son River Railroad Company against tho Colloctor of tho Fourteenth Internal- Revenue District, to enjoin the Collec tor from further seizure and sale of property of tho Company to satisfy an assessment of nearly half a million dollars of taxes, was before Jndgo Woodruff to-day, in the United States District Court. Tho Judge re served Lis decision upon points raised by both sides as to tho illegality of tho assessment and the jurisdiction of tho Court. In tho caao of Lucy D. Fisk, widow of James Fisk, Jr., against the Union X’aciflo Railroad Company and Credit Mobilior of America, Jndgo Blutchford to-day entered an order permitting N. W. Butler, a stockholder, to como In and bo made a party to tho suit, ho sharing in both tho expenses and profits, and that tho proceedings shall not bo discontinued without notico to him. Tho general term o£ the Superior Court has Bustnmod tho lujucution restraining John Foley from intruding upon Chamberlain Palmer, and Booking to perform tho duties of Deputy Cham berlain, to which poaiilou bo woo appointed by Comptroller Green. Little is thought to-day of tho statement made freely yesterday that Mayor Havomoyor was not Mayor do jure, because tho now charter did not mention tho Mayor among tho heads of depart ments to bo retained. Tho Mayor is not a head of a department, tho lawyers say, and tho char ter contemplates a Mayor, not an acting Mayor. Bo some lawyers say tho idea of Havomoyor being legislated out of cilice is absurd. The Mauonio lodges are discussing a now con stitution which is to bo voted on by the Grand Lodge in Juno. Tho Constitution does uot moot with gouoral approbation. Tho Health Department reports finding at 87 Essex street, to-day, Mrs. Cassidy in boa dead from'flmall-pox. An infant beside the body was crying piteously from hunger, while on tho floor iu a drunken stupor lay tho husband and father. llobort llloakloy, on trial for tho murder of his niece, mado another attempt at suicide lust night. Alleged mining Swindle* Balt Lake. May 3. —Groat excitement was caused iu mining circles by tho card of Gon. J. E. Harrison, of Now Orleans, Superintendent of tho Stafford Lino Star Silver Minos, denouncing tho whole project ns a deliberate fraud and swindle. Nearly $200,000 of stock has boon taken and paid for, principally in Now Orleans. Harrison denounces by name Maj. J. D, Wooloy, of Cheyenne; Col. W. J. Jones, of Ban Fran cisco; Col. Simon O. Tioknor, and Mr. Gardner, of Salt Lake, as tho projectors of tho swindle. iTlimlor and Itobbory* PxtTsnnßon, May 3.—A murder was commit ted near lUdgoviow, Pa., on Thursday afternoon. A hoy named George Schaum, about Hi years of ago, wldlo returning from lUdgoviow with some groceries, was mot by another boy named Timo thy Bacon, who was several yortru his senior. Bacon was soon by some women to strike Schuum, and endeavoring to take from him bis groceries. Thta was tiyj last time ho was booh alive. Tho littlo follow’s bod/, when found, was lying boeido a log, nlmont entirely covered by loaves rind brush, indicating that ovory effort had boon mado to; From tho appoar nnco of tho grodml, tho body had boon dragged a considerable distance, it [a stated that niter llncon was arrested and brought to tho inquest, where tho body of Bchaum was, ho acknowledged accomplishing tho bloody deed. Bacon, was takou to Qroousburg and lodged In Jail to await (rial. WALL STREET. APnttlo In 6tocUß»lillfiGollnnnoiii Ru> moru—llovluw of tho Monoy* Gold, llouil* Stock) ami Produce Plnrkcts* Special Dispatch to The Chicago Tribune. New York, May 3.— Wall street, outsldo of tho stock market, lu which thoro has boon a panic, was exceedingly dull to-day. Tho bank state ment, wbilo it does not ehow tho full return of currency from tho interior, is very favorable, tho gain in not reserve being $8,029,700. If tho our* ronoy receipts of tho oxpross companies have boon corroctly reported, at loast $20,000,000 bavo come back ainco tho first week in April. Within a week or two this must show in.tho bank state ment, as tho money market wltliin that timo will have passed tho bounds where it pays for speculators to withhold from $6,000,000 to 610,000,000 from tho market. With tho heavy gain in reserve, tho loans havo boon expanded loss than 61,600,000. Tho banks now bold $2,720,425 In lawful monoy above tho 25 per cont requirement. Tho National Banks havo a percentage of reserve to total liabilities of 20 24-100 por cont, and the Btato Banks, which aro not required to koop a 26 por cont reserve, of 25 08-100 por cont. Monoy was close in tbo morning, but became very easy in tbo afternoon, and dropped to 5 por cont before 8 o'clock. Mercantile paper is dull, prime being bold at 0 to 12 por coat. " STOCKS wero more active than for many days past, and tho fluctuations quito important. In addition to lato features, Faoifio Mail, Western Union, and Bt. Paul common, 0., O. <fc I. 0., Union Paoiflo, Ohio A Mississippi. L&ko Shore, and Now York Control woro prominent in tho dealings. Tho general market made au Improvement at tho opening of ft to ft por cent, but commenced to weaken before tbo First Board. Tho lowest S rices of tho day woro mado boforo 0 o’clock, 10 decline ranging from ft to 6ft por cent. During tbo afternoon thoro wore occa sional spasms of weakness, but thoro was an advance in tho main of ft to 3ft from tho low est point. Tho break was caused by disgrace ful canards circulated by some parlies in tho "boar” interest, that three or four of tho strongest houses on tho street had failed.' Those stories woro manufactured hero yesterday af ternoon, and spread broadcast through tho principal cities of tho West. This morning the brokers hore woro astounded by tho receipt of telegrams from their country correspondents inquiring if this or that houso had failed. Inquiry necessary to reply to tbo&o ’tele grams caused tho stories to bo floated in tho Stock Exchange that some heavy failures had boon mado aad this demoralized tho mar ket. Tho raid Was mado on Pacific Mail, aided by reports that tbo Howo Sowing Machine Com pany and A. B. Stockwoll woro in trouble, and Mail stock was hammered down about 7 per cont. All tbo stories woro soon contradicted, and later in tho day, tho favorablo bank state ment gave a strong tone to tho market, but it was nevertheless feverish all day. Tho lowest point touched to-day by Pacific Hail was within ft per cont of tho lowest figure in tbo Mail panic early in April. • GOLD was alternately firm and weak. BONDS. Governments wore quiet and steady. * EXCHANGE. Foreign exchange closed up firmer. PRODUCE. Flour was dull and easier for most, grades under, 89.00. Tho inquiry was moderate owing cbiolly to tho stormy spring. Wheat extras wore freely offered, and medium extras ruled unsal able. ■ Bales, 0,100 bbls; receipts, 2,828 bids. Wheat was dull, low grades being extremely unsalable. Good wore steady. Shippers hold off, and tho inclement weather and poor assort ment chock inquiry. Sales, 12,000 bu ; receipts. 225,700 bu. Pork was rather quiet to-day, and prices moro or loss nominal. Now moss for Slay is quoted at $18.15, and in. tho jobbing way at SIO.OO. For future delivery no

transactions wore reported. Receipts, 621 pkgs, Cut meats are still very quiet, and prices rather weak. Pry salted shoulders are offered ou the spot at 7c. Of smoked meat wo note sales of 600 bams In bulk at 18c for 11(5)15 tbs, and 100 shoulders, 12(5)14 lbs, at Bc. Pickled hams in tea are nominal at Receipts, 639 pkgs. Bacon was quiet and rather unsettled. Western long clear was offered at ou tho spot. 11l boxes to arrivo sold at this figure. Western short clear is quoted at 100. Lard ruled quiet, and tho market was rather weak. For Western, for May delivery, 0 6-IGo is asked, and bid. with a resale re ported at tho lower figure. City nominal at 9@ 1%0. For future delivery, is bid and asked for Juuo; bid and 10c asked for July. Becoipts, 86 kegs and 1,827 pkgs. IN MEMORIAM. Tho JLate Bishop iTlcllvalno—Congrcss- muu James Brooks, New Yobk, May 3.—A committee of thirty-five citizens has been appointed from the Episcopal churches of this city aud Brooklyn to properly receive tho body of Bishop Mollvaine, aud to co-oporato with tbo Rector of St. Paul’s Church in making arrangements for the impressive ser vices which are to take place there. Bishop Potter, of Now York, will preach tho funeral sermon, and most of the clergy of tho city and neighborhood will assist at the services. Ar rangements have boon made' for tbo reception of tho commitoo appointed by tho Diocese of Ohio, who will conduct tho remains from this city to their final resting place in that State. The re mains of tho lato Bishop will bo removed from tbo city of Baltimore to-morrow. A London correspondent, writing on tho 19th of April, says: 44 Tho body of Bishop Mollvaino arrived in this city on tho Uth, and was imme diately taken to Westminster Abbey, it being tbo first time that tbo remains of an American Bishop have rested oven for a few days in this burial place of England’s honored dead. Tho Rev. Mr. Stanley, tho Doan of Westminster, was an acquaintance of Bishop Mollvaino, and to show his respect for tho deceased, aud to gratify American Episcopalians, arranged for tho spe cial funeral services of the 18th. When the cof fin had been placed in front of tho aacrarium, tho services at once began, but instead of tho psalms appointed for the burial service, tho Easter day anthem, ( Christ, our Passover, is sacrificed for us,’ was sung, and Canon Conway read, as tho lesson, from 1 Thoss. iv. 13 to 10. Tho choir then sang, ‘ I board a volio from Heaven,* and tho Doan road the con cluding parts of tho service, commencing, 'Lord, have mercy upon us.’ Tho service was conclud ed after tho hymn 4 The saints on o&rth and those above,’ bad boon sung. After tho bene diction ninny of those present lingered to take a last farewell of tbo remains of tho Bishop, which wore enveloped in throe coffins, tbo outer one being covered with black cloth, aud those words were inscribed on a brass plafco: - ‘O. P. Mdl vaine. Bishop of Ohio: Born Jan. 18, 1799; Died March 12,1673.* Tho whole coromoulce in the Abbey lasted about thirty minutes. Tho Rev. W. J. Lawson, of the American Chapel, Paris, has charge of tho remains of tho lute Bishop. They wore placed undo: his care In Florence, where tho Bishop died, and ho accompanied thom to London, whence, at tbo earnest solicitation of tbo American Minister, bo continued with his charge to this oountvy. Mr. Lamson has letters of introduction, to tbo Collector of tho port and a largo number of prominent citi zens, requesting that tho utmo&t respect bo shown to tbo romaina of tho deceased Bishop. Owing to delay In giving information to tho Committee at tho time when tbo city of Baltimore would her dock, no member was present when tho vessel was moored. Soon af terwards, however, tho Rev. T. B. Yocum, T. Q. Adolsn, Dr. Dortulson, and Frederick Do Royster, and others of the joint Committee, arrived, ana had a consultation with the Rev, Mr. Lamson, when it wun decided not to removo tho body from tbo vessel, till Monday, when it will bo privately conveyed to Bt. Paul’s Church, whore tbo im pressive funeral service of tho Episcopal OhiiKih will bo performed. Bishop Smith, of Kentucky, tbo aijinssimus of ■ tbo Protestant Episcopal Church in thin country, will Amoiato, assisted by Bishop Potter, of tho Now York Diocese. There will also bo present Bishops Littlejohn, of |Long Island; Williams, of Connecticut} Odonhoimor, of Now Jersey; DOane, of Northern Now York, and Cox, of Western Now York. ■ After service in tho church, tho body ,wIU bo formally handed over by the Now York Committee to the Com mittee from Ohio, who will have it conveyed to a resting-place in the midst of tho people for whom ho labored so zealously and loved so well. __ _ .. New Yobk, May O.—Tho Now York Associated Press to-day adopted resolutions of regret at tho death of James Brooks. WmuwiuH, V, o.i Mw fi.-’-Iho wiU ot tho lato James Brooks has boon admitted to probnto. It was executed April 28. 1873, and tho codioil was mado on tho 80th. no bequeathed to his non, .Tamos Wilton Crooks, one-half Interest in tho Evening Express and in .tho Express build ing. To ids wife, his Fifth avonuo house, and SIOO,OOO in land-grant bonds of tho Union Pacific llallroad, on condition that sho renounces her dovror right in tiio personal and real oatato in Park Bow; also, his horses and carriages. To William Tracy, lawyer, in trust, for his daugh ter. Virginia, all his real ostato in Washington, including tho houao No. 1613 F street; also, thirty-two SI,OOO income bonds of tho Union Pacific llallroad ; also, ihirty-flvo SI,OOO first mortgage bonds of tho same road. To bis daughter, Mary Nollson, five Eastern Division, Kansas, bonds, of SI,OOO each; and $3,500 in Bt. Louis, Ohllllcotho A Omaha Bailroad bonds, free from tho control of her husband. To hor husband, Charles H.Nolloon, twenty SI,OOO flrat mortgogo Union Paoiflo llallroad bonds, on con dition that ho dofoud all hor other property against tho suits instituted by tiro United States or other parties. Tho $6,000 duo him by hts brother, Dr. Qoorgo W. Brooks, Is dovisod for tho purpose of paying tbo mortgage on his houao in this city to that amount. All his other property, Soraonal or mixed, ho bequeaths to his son amos Wilton Brooks, and names as bis executor William Tracy, of Now York. Tho codicil to tho will makes it a condition that his boq and his daughter Virginia shall only enjoy tho property loft thorn hy paying, in equal parts, all tbo taxes which may bocomo duo on tho house in Fifth avonuo during tho life of bis wife, and makes such taxes lions on thoir ostato, and that tho eon Bhall pay hor $3,000, and the daughter $2,000, per annum, during hor lifo. THE STATE CAPITAL. Special Dispatch to The Chicago Tribune, END OF TUE SESSION. Springfield, May 3.— There wore five Sena tors and somo thirty Itoprosputallvos present this morning. No business was done of course, and tho fow remaining members left by tho trains to-day. COMMITTEE GUANOES. Mr. Washburn resigned his place on tho Insur ance Committee, and Sir. Crawford, of Winne bago, was put in bis place. Mr. Crawford was also appointed on tbo Penitentiary Committee Vico Wood, resigned, and Mr. Hopkins on tho samo Committee, vice Lane, of Hancock, re signed. FAILED. Another attempt was mado to recall from tho Governor Senate bill 360, boiug tho Bailroad Mortgage bill, but of course it was unavailing. WATER TRANSPORTATION. Tho Houso concurred in a Senate resolution, Instructing Congress to help along the improve ment of tho Ohio, Cumberland, and Tennessee Elvers, THANKS. ! Thanks woro In order, to-day. Tho Speaker was thanked; tho dorks woro thanked; tho pages woro thanked; tho doorkeepers woro thanked, and Mr. Jones, of Jo Daviess, was presented with a cane, without a gold head, as a testimonial of his faithfulness as a watch dog. BTATE-UOUSE LAND. . Tho Houso very properly refused to consider tho resolution authorizing the Btato-llouso Com missioners to purchase $5,000 worth of land on which to locato a heating apparatus, and they will have to shift without it. RILLS SIGNED. Tho Governor signed bills of the following titles: To consolidate tho ofilcos of County Treasurers and County Aaaoaaora in oountica nob under township organization; fixing the terms of County Courts; to amend tho law prohibiting domestic animals from running at largo; eon coming organization of tho Southern Insane Asylum; to provide for holding court in several counties; tho Railroad bill.' Tho Governor has signed all tho hills, except tho following: The bill abolishing registration, except in places whore more than one hundred votes are polled—it is doubtful if this will bo signed; the now Jury law, which will bo sighed ? tho bill giving railroads tho power to morlg&go their roads—this will probably bo signed. IN THE AFTERNOON. : The House mot in tho afternoon, bat only thirty members wore present, and they will not bo hero next week. There are only three Sena tors in town, and they will not bo hero long. Business for tho session has ended. PERSONAL. Gov. Beveridge loaves to-night for Evanston. Ho will return for a day or two next week, and leave again to bo away two or throe weeks. In his absence, Mr. Early being President of the Senate, will act as Governor. PROCEEDINGS IN DETAIL. HOUSE. WESTERN RIVERS. Mr. OBERLY called up the Senate resolution in relation to tho improvement of tho Western Bivors. Tho resolution was concurred In. OBJECTED TO. Mr. HOWE, of Marshall, offered a resolution requesting tho Governor to return to tho House Senate bill 380. Objections wore made and tho resolution was not entertained. COMMITTEE CHANGES. Messrs. WOOD aud LANE, of Hancock, &Bkod to bo excused from further service on tUo Pen itentiary Committee. They wore excused. The SPEAKER appointed Mr. Hopkins in tho place of Mr. Lane, and Mr. Crawford in place of Mr. Wood, in said Committee, and also appoint ed Mr. Crawford on tbo Insurance Committee— Tice Washburn, resigned. THANKS. A resolution thanking the Speaker for his faithful and efficient services was adopted. Also a resolution of thanks for tbo Clerks of tho House and other officials. Adjourned. President Grant* Galena, HI., May 3.—Tho weather to-day was delightful. Tho city was crowded with stran gers anxious to attend the President’s reception, announced for this afternoon, from 2 to 5 o'clock. Long boforo 2 o’clock an immense crowd surrounded President Grant’s res idence on tho hill, waiting tho opening of tho doors, previous to which tho Committee of Reception, headed by Mayor Hason waited on tho President, welcom ing him to Galena, and thanking him for tho ' regard ho ovinced for tho city, expressing it as tho earnest wish of all that tho friendly fooling manifested to-day might last os long as his name figures in history. Tho President thanked tho citizens of Galena, through their Mayor, for tho cordial reception given him, and that, though ciroumstanfcos pre vented his over making Galena again nis homo, ho hoped frequently to visit thom, and should always cost his veto hero. At tho conclusion of the President's remarks, tho doors were thrown odou, and tho school children passed in procession boforo tho Presi dent. to whom they paid their respects. Until 6 o’clock ono vast throng of people, estimated at from 6,000 to 8,000, viuitod the President. At 6 o’clock the doors were closed, and tho President returned to the residence of L. G. Felt, whore tho party renewed old Acquaintance. At 11 p. m. tho President loft on a special train for Chicago, whore ho will spend Sunday. Oliio .Legislature* Columbus, May 0. —lu tho Houbo, this morn ing, tho Special Committee which was appointed to investigate into matters pertaining to tho State Government and tho management of the State benevolent and penal institution!), made a report. This report says that tho examination has taken a very wide range, 109 witnesses hav ing boon examined { that, so far ns tho elective officers and their subordinates are concerned, very commendable honesty and fidelity have boon obflorvod, and that in tho official conduct of no public officer, whether elective or appointive, has corruption boon discovered. In relation to some asylums, errors and mistakes, in tho opinion of the Committee, have boon made, especially in connection with tho now Central Lunatic and Blind Asylum. A majority of this Committee call attention to tho practice of nepotism that has, to some extent, prevailed ia connection with several State officers. Tho report is ordered printed. A rosolutlou was adopted rodistrictlng the State for tho Lunatic Asylum purposes. The House bill proscribing tho punishment for persons who conspire to procure an indictment against another person by false pretenses was passed. The National Hoard of Health* Cincinnati, O m May B.—Tho American Public Health Association adjourned to-day at noon, to most *in Providence, It. 1., on tho second Wednesday In September, tho present year. Itosolutlons wore adopted to publish tho proceedings in pamphlet form, and recommending local Boards of Health to take a health census by tho instantaneous mode ou Jan. 1 In each year. Prof. J. B. Newberry, of Cleveland, occupied tho forenoon with an address on M Tho Homos of American People." It was devoted to tho physi cal goopraphy of tho United States. Ilntlroml News* St. Louis. May 8, —President Boody, Vloo- Prcsidont Anderson, JQonoral Superintendent JJuikwb, wwUnujohototWtootOH eJ tho lo- lodo, Wabash & Western Railroad arrived • at Hannlbal.Mo., yesterday, nml had a consultation with tho Directors of tho Hannibal A Central Missouri Road, at which tho matter of a connec tion with tho Missouri. Kanaaa it Texas Itond was disousnod. Nothing doflntto la known to have resulted from tho conference. Tho Chicago A Alton Company aro making an effort to coouro a terminus of tho Missouri, Kansas A Texas Hoad at Louisiana, Mo., and tho matter eooms to bo between that point and Han nibal. : Toledo. 0., May 3.—Tbo proposition to donato $200,000 in aid of a railroad from this city to Kenton, 0., on what is known as tho west lino botwoou Toledo and Columbus, was submitted to public vote to-day; and 2,028 votes wore cast, of which 1,405 wore in favor and 503 against it, uo- Ing 118 moro than tho required two-thirds. FIRES. Destruction of Property lu Various Places* Boston, May B.—A firo broko out about 1 o’clock this morning in a carpenter shop on Portland street, and extended to Causeway street, which destroyed a groat number of shops and ' saw-mills, and laid bare a largo tract of ground, involving a loss of SBO,OOO. Several firms engaged In tho building trado woro burned out, but tho loss In no ouo case exceeded $6,000, and all aro partially insured. Kankakee, 111.. May 3.—A barn five miles northeast of tbo city, with three horaos, throe mules, two cows. GUO bushels of corn, and a largo quantity of other grain, and all tho farm ing implements belonging to tho place, wore burned on Tlmrsday night. Tho loss is not loss than $3,000. Andrew Wiley, a bad character, has boon arrested on suspicion of firing tbo property. Llttlo doubt exists as to Wiley's guilt. Tho ex citement in tho neighborhood is rod-hot, and Wiloy will fora hard if ho shows his countenance thoro again. Ho was admitted to ton days’ ball. Detroit, May B.—A lira occurred at Big Rap ids, Mich., on Thursday. Total loss, $25,000. Tho principal sufferers woro Graves, hardware j Barrows, dry goods ; Clark A Latimer, flour. Comwoll A Co.’s now paper mill at Yysilantl, Mich., was partially destroyed by llro ibis morn ing. Tho loss is $20,000; Insured. Cincinnati, May 3.—A firo this momingbroko out in tbo furniture factory of Stoinmau, Moyor & Co.,' West Sixth street, and damaged thebuild- Ing $5,000; stock, $15,000 ; and machinery, $5,000. Tho insurance was $17,000, in local companies. New Orleans, May 3,—Twelve hotiscß on Lafayette and Frorot streets wore burned Ibia afternoon. Lobs, $30,000. Luring the lire a don of nicklo-coantorfoitcra was discovered, a largo quantity of which vraa captured and sev eral arrests made. * Milwaukee, May B.—The Houso of Correc tion was damaged $5,000 by lire ibis evening. Vcsuviußja-AnotUcr Eruption Coming:* A correspondent of the London Times, writ ing from Naples under date of April 8, Bays: “ Vesuvius is assuming a menacing aspect, and is at this moment sending forth a vast column of smoke, with the clear blue sky In tbo back- ? round. Prof. Palmier! has at last spoken, and quote his words : “ The groat Voauvian con flagration of tho 2Cth of April, last year,'was the final expression of tho long period of erup tion which preceded it. After tho conflagra tion, a period of roposq was to bo ex pected, and wo have bad it. But in a volcano so active as Vesuvius has proved itself to bo during tho century, a period ol repose is composed of two phases, one of declination, the other of re sumption. Luring tho first the smoko decreases, tho smoko.holes omit gradually loss onorgotio acids; those show, instead, more decidedly car bonic acid, and tho temperature diminishes. In tho second place, the umoko becomes more copious and continuous in tho crater, the smoko holes increase in number ami activity, and, together with a high temperature, sulphuric acid and cbloroaio acid are omitted. Vesuvius has entered decided ly on tho second pljaso, since the smoko is more abundant and continuous; now smoko holes with sublimities appear around tbo crater, and tho acid emanations are very perceptible. Tho instruments of variation, and tho sismograph, which on tho Blh of March wore agitated when announcing tho earthquakes of tho 12th of that mouth, Lavo not yet returned to perfect repose. Tho phase of riprisa is tho commencement of a now eruptive period, of which it is impossible to say when it will burst out. It will probably bo control, at least at tho beginning.” Telegraphic Brevities* A Homoeopathic Convention will bo hold at Aim Arbor, May 7, to take measures to make tbo best of tho advantages accorded that medical faith in allowing a Homoeopathic Professorship in tho University. Tho agents of tbo Eastern roads, which have through tickets on sale in tho local stations, wero m St. Charles, 111., on Monday, examining tho accounts of tho ox-station agent. Tho in vestigation disclosed a doficoncy of over $l5O in tho returns made from there, and tho absence from tho office of a quantity of unsold tickets, which was not turned over to his successor as required by the Companies. The body of a Polo, named Wolrenaki, was found floating in Book Blvor, at Boroa, 0., on Friday. Qo had been missing from above that place for throe weeks. Ilia body gave evidence of foul play. No oluo os to his death is as yet known. George McCullough, a holf-grown negro boy, mortally wounded John Hasting, a colored por ter, at tho Louisville depot, in Nashville, yester day morning. McCullough escaped. TUo West Virginia Penitentiary Trouble* Wheeling, W. Va., May 3.—The Lircctors and Superintendent of the Penitentiary, appointed by the bogus Board of Public Works of this State, after ineffectual attempts to obtain pos session, called in able counsel, and it is judged they have concluded to seek redress in tho courts. This is what Gov. Ja cobs desires, and tho bogus party have sought to evade. When the Constitution was formed last summer, it conferred largo appoint ing powers upon tho Governor, and tho domi nant party in tho Legislature, failing to elect tboir candidate for Governor, have endeavored to control those powers conferred by the Consti tution on tho Governor, and place it in tho hands of a Board of Public Works appointed by them,— hence the trouble between tbo two factions. Those are serious throats of impeachment, Ac. Gov. Jacobs is now master of tho situation, and it is believed the matter will go to tho court without farther trouble. Chinese Warfare* The Paris Temps, in its Chinese correspond ence, reports a homblo fact which markon the surrender to the Imperial troops of a city occu pied by the rebels. ■ Siu-Cheff, widen had long neon in. the hands of the insurgents, has fallen into the power of the army. If but little blood was shod during the siege, after the capitulation all the defenders, to the number of GOO, wore be headed, although they had surrendered volun tarily. An English adventurer in the service of the Chinese army, and at the same time corre spondent for the Shanghao Courier, was present at the execution. All the victims died courage ously, exclaiming to their butchers that their death would bo avenged by their children. Some of them were unwilling to wait for that period, and throw themselves upon the soldiers, of whom they succeeded in killing four, and wounding several with poniards they had concealed in their sleeves. Fearful Tornado In Knnims, St. Louis, May 3.— Advices from Cloud County, Kan., mention another fearful storm, by which a number of Uvea wore lost, and much property was destroyed. The roof of the house of Mr. Snyder was blown off, and himself, wife, ilvo children, and a farm laborer, wore buried in the snow and frozen to death. A few miles away from Snyder's house, another family, named Ulricher, shared a similar fate, all having boon frozen to death. Serious Accident* Kankakee, 111., May 3.—Tho scaffolding on tho now Court House foil this morning, precipi tating throe men to tho story boiosv. Onp, named Nichols, was dangerously hurt; Charles Grazy, of Chicago, seriously, and John Zopf, slightly injured. Mysterious Disappearance* Bt. Lours, May B.—John C. Gunning, of Salem, 111., loft here last Monday for homo with some SB,OOO, since when ho Ims not boon heard of. It is feared that ho has beou foully dealt with. Navigation Items* Milwaukee, May 3.—Eight propellers and fif teen sail vessels are stuck in tboice in Milwaukee liny this morning. Tho weather is mild, and tho ico will move out os soon as tho wind changes. Cnrthaunko Shock* Cairo, 111., May 3.—A slight shock of earth quake was foil hero this afternoon. The lloaton PJionlx* Boston, May B.— The first structure finished and occupied in tho burnt district was dedicated to-day, NEW PUBLICATIONS. Papers »—Hy I.olßli JBuiit. In noticing thin work, It is hardly noooasary to sponk In its praise, ns tho nnmo of tiro antiior is ■liffloiont guarantee for its morit. It only ro nrnlns to draw attention to some of tbo iinoat points in n series of essays and skololios full of information, knowledge of Unman natnro, good ideas, and delicate wit, all most charmingly Wended. The variety of subjects treated ean bo slightly imagined by what tbo writer says re garding bis cop: ‘'This cap of nilno carries mo whore I please, like that of Fortuuatnn, and Introduces mo to tbo invisible world, like tbo cops of tho mountain-spirits. It mokos as Utils of ttmo as it does of spnoo." Several essays aro' dovolod to tbo description of London and Us people in tho author’s time, and much persona] knowledge of those whoso names aro familiar to ,ua may bo gained, ns well as knowledge of locaUtios, which must interest on «o count of their association. The letter “ On, to, and by tho Baok-Porsonago known by tho name of “Tho Header," is espe cially entertaining an rolating to all of ns. His account of Dr. Doddridge in his domestic tiona la very ploaalng. Tho oasayupon “DovUa* Is witty. Tho traatlao upon “Angola l ' com mences with tho litoral definition of tho word ftngol, illuatrating tbo fact that a tickot-portor would bo quite right, should ho bo ploaso, in add ing tho word to hia own namo, thus: Thomaa Jones, Angol. In describing a truo angol, « mesßongor from Heaven, ho Bays: “An angol is tbo ohorlDter of Heaven, tho page of martyrdom, tho messenger from tho homo of mothers. Ho comes to tho tears of tho penitent, and la in tho blush of a noblo anger. Ho kisses tho hand that gives nn alms. Ho talks to parents of tholr de parted children; and smooths thopillows of slok dobs 5 and supports tho ebook of tbo prisoner against tho wall; and is tho knowl edge and comfort which a heart has of itself when nobody olao knows it; and is tho playfellow of hope, and tho lark of aspiration, and tho lilyin tho *duek of adversity." Tho article entitled “ Twilight, Accused and De fended,” displays knowledge of human nature, and delicate satire upon tbo same, Tboroaro many particulars noted in tbo lives, manners, and habits of celebrated persons ; and, in fact so many good things in this book, that tho only way to do it Justice is to read it. “ Romance of tlio Isnrcm”-Br Mrs* Lcouowomu Tho author of this work was, for some time governess to tho Boyal family of Siam. Having ad extended opportunities to acquaint herself with that country, its people, laws, and customs, sbo has woven that knowledge, together with many interesting incidents in connection, into s moHf'iutoreatiug narrative, which affords not only pleasure, but much information, to tho reader. One's sympathies are called into action by ’ the accounl of tbo almost unparalleled solf-sacriflco of Boon, who, herself tho wife of P'haya r’hi Chitt, on* gaged in tho service of tho girl Ohoy, at that time, tho King’s favorite, in order to promote his desire to possess Choy for his own. A lotloi written by Ohoy, without address or signature, being discovered, both Boon and her mistress were put to tho torture, that they might bo forced to disclose tbo name of tho person addressed. Boon underwent the most horrible sufferings, until, Laving become insensible, she was re stored to consciousness only to cast an appealing glance at Choy, whoso endurance was unequal to similar heroism, and who, in spite of her pity, and desire to emulate tho example of Boon, told, after extreme torture, tho name of bet lover, who, with his devoted wife, was put to a cruel death, Choy survived, at tho inter position of tho British Consul. A still moro touching Incident is that of tho loves of Tuptim and tho priest, Fhra Balat. Tuptim having boon appropriated to tho King, P’hra Balat, her betrothed, devoted himself to tbo priesthood. Tho poor girl, weary of her life, and longing for his presence, obtained, by moans of her servant Phim, the garments of a priest, and, clothing herself therein, gained admitonco to tho monastery, as one seeking to become a priest, and was placed under tbo instruction of PTira Bulat, who remained ignorant of her identity. Finally, by an uuforsoon accident, all being discovered, the two innocent ones, sus pected of guilt, wero dragged before their ac cusers and judges, and, after declaring their in nocence, wore put to cruel tortures to make them confess. This, too, proving unavailing, Phim’s life being saved by her mistress’refusal to divulge tbo moans by which she obtained her disguise, they wore put to death by Are; after which tho King had a dream which con vinced him of their innocence, and ho caused two’ beautiful, monuments to bo erected to their memory. "Tho sad captivity of the woman L’ore, chained in tho same spot always, exposed to tho buming.heat of noon-day and tho damps of night, with her child Thook clasped in hoc arms, —finally released and restored to her hus band, through tho instrumentality of tbo author ess, —is auothor incident which appeals to tho heart. Tho self-immolation of tho llajpoot; tho innocence and unselfishness of his daughter Sinayateo, and her ultimate happiness as tho wife of tho Prince, the mother of bis child, and tho mistress of his happy homo; tho poetical beauty of the last words of P’hra Somdotch Paw* aroudr Bamasr to bis wife, Faro thee well, Sunartha 1 thy presence has boon to me liko tho light of tho sotting sun, illumining and dispers ing tho dark clouds which have hitherto obscured my sad life. Fear not; 1 kill keep the memory of thy face bright and unclouded before my fad ing eyes, as X pass away, rejoicing in thy love,” aud the circumstances pertaining thereto, inter est the reader. Tho book abounds in descrip tions, among which are those of tho customs of tho Rajpoots aud their human sacrifices of tho cities: Pak Laut, Bijropuroo, and the grottoes near tno Boyal Mountain. Tho account of tho trial for witchcraft includes a short chapter re lating English incidents and opinions, pertaining to the past, which seem almost as atrocious as mauy Siamese practices; also, a description of some of tho Siamese May Peak's heroism in releasing her mistress, tho Princess Lunartha Vismita, from her prison, aud afterwards sever ing her own tongue from Us roots with her dag ger, lest she might, by torture, be induced to be tray tboso doar to her, is most admirable and touching. Tho account of tho life and death of Bunqoau, aconvort to tho Bomou Catholic faith, is full of interest. Finally, tbo authoress, in her lust chapter, describes tho proclamations of her- Boyal pupil—then become King—of tho freedom of tho slaves. Tho book is supplemented by a. charming little story entitled “ A Legend of tho Gold and Silver Mines of Siam,” which gives an account of tho loves of P’hra Athiott and Fola Chow, or the Sun and tho Moon, with their in fluence upon tho deposits of gold and silver upon tho mountains. It also contains a theory re garding eclipses, which is now and pleasing. *• Itlotlior’a Rcjflslcr »-A Translation from tlio French ot JProf* J* £l* Foils* BUSTivos* This coutalns tables, by means of which ac curate accounts may bo kept of the health and condition of children and 'others, which would, doubtless, prove üßofui for reference In later years or time of sickness. Short chapters upon Ih'oathiug and Noar-eightodnoss, together with numerous notes, afford valuable hints regarding the preservation of health. Filler on Harlan* From the St, Louis Democrat, Ex-Secrotary Harlan Ims scon lit to deny, in the Washington Chronicle, tho assertion of Mr.. Giles F. Filloy respecting tho demand and ac ceptance of a SIO,OOO inducement for tho issuo of certain railroad bonds. Mr. Harlan's denial is very poor disproof of anything, and his word would not pass for 5 per cent of its faco value against the word of a man like Mr. Filloy, In deed, if Mr. Filloy should start out to toil the most barefaced lio imaginable ho would como: nearer to tho truth than liarlau ou his oath. In' Ids denial Mr. liarlau calls attention to tho fact that Mr. Filloy said ho did not know it to boa fact that tho money had boon paid to Harlan; hut Mr. Harlan omits to say that Mr. Fllley added that, although ho did not know It of his own personal knowledge, ho was as certain of it os that ho was sitting m tho chair ho then oo ciipiod. He cited the names of very respectable witnesses to tho fact, and wo would not advise the lowa booster to put his damaged reputation to the tost of comparison with any of them. Illinois River mid Canal Notts* Special Oieixtlch to The Chicago Tribune. LaSalle, May 3.—The stonraor Dakor arrived this morning from St. Louis, towing two barges of fire-clay for tho zino works in this city, ouo Ice-barge, light, and tho canalboat Waterloo, from Peru. Tho latter passed into tho canal loaded with corn for Chicago. The steamer ba ker departed towing tho cuunlboat Hybum from this port, loaded with pig iron for Carondolet, and ono barge of 100 from Peru for St. Louis. Tho river has been rising sinco yesterday morn ing. and there is now about 18 foot of water ou tho taUw-sIU of Lock 10*