Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune, May 22, 1873, Page 1

Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune dated May 22, 1873 Page 1
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VOLUME 26. REAL estate. FOR SALE. Soiltli Park-av. and Thirty-tMrd-st. Wo dosiro to call tho attention of Builders and others to this very eli gible Building Site; It has a front age of 96 feet on South Bnrk-av. ,by 165 foot on Thlrty-third-st., and is capable of accommodating a block of seven dwellings, which will rent’ for. enough to pay a handsome per centage on the investment. For price, terms, &o.‘, apply to W. D. ZEE FOOT & 00., OO East Wrislilngton-st. THE FIRST OP THE SEASON. GMI AUCTION SALE OISTE HtTNDBSD LOTS AT CLYDE, ONLY TWO MILES WflflT OF TUB CITY LIMITS, OaUto 0., B. AQ.11.11. . Sortml dwelling*, handsome depot, good school/, •buroa to cost s7,ow)now building, wide streets, punk sidewalks, shade-trees before oaoh lot.' Faro on commutation tickets 14 oonls. Title perfect. Property free of luoumbranoe. Fall warrantee deeds given. SALE OS THE GROUND. FREE LUNCH. Special train will leave the Dopoti foot of Lake-it., at 11 o’clock. Tickets free, to be had from WM. A. BUTTERS & 00., Auctioneers, 66 and 67 South Oanal-st. For Sale—At a Bargain, Twofive-aoro Blocks,. Subdivided Into 48 let* each, at Washington Heights, west of Morgan Park. Money can bo doubled in retailing them ibis *oa»ou, H. S. DIBTItrniA Room a. 113 LaSallo-st. FOR SALE AT A SACRIFICE, 60x150 fort,'with two good frame House's, within 200 feet of Union Park. Must be sola within tea days. GUSTO? ft WALLACE, No. 3 Tribune Building. POR Southwest corner of and . *l3 Chamber of Commerce. HIM MBlil Co., Office 163 MONROE-ST.,' Room 4, Kent’s Building. Houses and Lots for sale on easy terms. FRANK P. HAWKINS. Agent. COD LIVER OIL. WILLSON’S CARBOLATED GOD LIVER OIL Is a Bpeolflo.and Radical Cure for CONSUMPTION ADD SOEOPDLODS DISEASES. Remember the name, * * Willson's Carbolated Cod Liver Oil." It comes la largo wedge-shaped bottle*, bearing the inventor’s signature, and is sold by the best Druggists. Prepared by J. H. 'W'illaon, 83 Joln-st., If, Y, __For sale by all Druggists. ORNAMENTAL IRON WORK. HBroslßllee, 149 & 151 State-st., Chicago. OIAIEITAL & ARTISTIC Metal Work, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. Fountains, Vases, Statuary, Drinking Fountains, Aquariums, Deer, Dogs, Lions, Emblematic Signs, Copper Weather Vanes, Stable Fittings, Crestings, Iron Furniture, Brackets, and Store Stools, EXCELSIOR LAWN MOWERS. Agents for the French Patent BODIETARD CHAIRS AND SETTEES. Agents for Younglove Architectural Iron Company. HYATT’S Patent Illuminated Tile. CHROMOS CHROMOS AT THE ART EMPORIUM, 167 South Clark-st., Chicago. T. OOWDY. Proprietor. LAKE NAVIGATION. GOODRICH’S STEAMERS For Eadno, Milwaukee, Sheboygan, etc., daily, Sundays excepted, oa. m. Saturday Excur sion Boat for Milwaukee, etc., do’u’t leave un til 8 p. in. For Grand Haven, Grand Bapids, Mnskegon, Spring lake, Fruitport, Manistee, etc., daily, Sundays excepted, 7 p. in, For St. Joseph and Benton Harbor, Tuesday Thursday, and Saturday, 11 p. m. For Green Bay, Menominee, Oconto, and inter medinte ports, trl-wcckly. 7 p. m. HATS. mH You can save money t\“ by purchasing your Hats at J. S. BARNES BJi & CO.’S, No, 104 East Madison-st. HOTELS. GRAND UNION HOTEL, ■ SARATOGA SPRINGS, li. Y„ wlUopcn Jane), for the reception of guoste. Prof. J. M. Lander and his superb baud have been engaged for tbo season, Jlooms ean bo ongSged at Metropolitan Ho tel or Ollsoy House, N.Y. AddVei* miBSUN QAUO NBil 4 00,. ft( oL>riegi, W. V. CARRIAGES. BREWSTER & GO., I OF BROOME-ST., j WABBBOOMS, Fifth-av., cor. Fourteenthrst., : .KTB'W YOBH. Elegant Carnages,' In all tao faahtonabla rarlotlaa. from ortalnnl doalsna of onr own and tlio boat .Ulco of Paris andl faindon, iwjj Itolj flnlahod In all Bllk-SatlM, Fronoh H«™“ f “J ilnMlßmdololhf. Bpoclal .ItcnUojU «Uod to tho fact that oWt, Oarriwo oir«~>« ACTfT dnotlonof on* w«U known BUOOME-ST. FACTO jtv» and oqnali In every reapoot, to thoeo built to tho order of tho moot rained otutoraer. . • In addition to oar stock oltho LAROKR Tohlolee, wo offer a complete asaoruncnt of ROAD and without tope, IN ALL WEIGHTS, for PLEASURE DRIVING OR SPEEDING, embracing In their construe* tlofa thoTariona Improvement* Introduced by ua during tho paat fifteen years, and which h&vo 'made tho “BREWSTER WAGON” ■ The Standard for Quality. OUR PRICES BEING FIXED AND UNIFORM TO ALL, orders by mall have equal advantages with those placed In person. ,To prevent confusion, the public will please remember that we are net connected with a Joint Stock Company of Carriage Dealers now seeking to share onr reputation by adopting a firm name similar to our own. BREWSTER & CO.„ ~ OF BROOME-ST. ‘Wardrooms, lifth-av,, cor, Fourtecnth-st. REMOVAL. REMOVAL. E.L.HEDSTROKCO., COAL DEALERS,/ HAVE BEHOVED THETR MATH OPPIOE‘TO 71 WASHINGTON- ST. Docks at 13 Emgabary-st,, cor, Kinzio, and foot of East Sizteenth-st. HORATIO PRATT, Agent TO RENT. STORES! STORES! 227 East Jackson-st., 229 West Van Buron-st., 120 East Wasbington-st, AND OFFICES! OFFICES! TN EXCHANGE BUILDING. ~ Enquire Boom Ho. 43. FINANCIAL. AWmiMSn, Bankers, First Monal Bank BnllllM, sontliwest corner of Stale and WasMngton-sts., GMcago, Dealers in Qold and Silver Bullion, Bar, Deaf, Shoot, and Granulated Form for me chanical purposes. Deposits received in either currency or coin, subject to check without notice. Six percent interest allowed on all daily balances. Checks upon us pass through the Clearing- House, as if drawn upon any city bank. Interest credited, and acoounts-ourrent rendered monthly. Coin and Currency Drafts on New York. LOTT, PRESTON & KEAN, BAWTC TFm=» M SOUTH SIDE, I WEST BIDE, 157 and 159 LaSaUe-st. Icor. Halsled k Eandolpli-sts, Banking in all its branches. Foreign Exohange and Travelers* Credits. 3DICK / V £?v h t Ta Altorner* ererywhei*, and eolleot tbs claim* •oi Wholesale Merchant* and other* ia any part of tba eoantry. No Attorney’* fees in *alU: no charge* until oMleotlon* are made. FItAHIER'a MERCANTILE COLLECTION AQENOY, liß MadHon-it. PROPOSALS. PROPOSALS FOR THE ERECTION OF THB Inter-State Mostrlal Exposition BniMlng of Gllcago. Sealed proposals will bo received by tbo under*lined, at too office of W. W. Iloyington, Architect, for three days from Monday, MayM, 1878, for tbo Piling, Masonry, Car* peatry. Hoofing, Painting, and Glazing of tbo Inter* State Industrial Exposition Building of Chicago. Before estimating, each bidder will ba required to fnrnlab a satis factory bond, with sufficient securities that he will carry oat bio contract if accepted. The undersigned reserve the right to reject any and all bids; and no proposal will bo accepted nnless tbo party offering It shall giro evidence or aecarity satisfactory to the undersigned that be baa the necessary skill. experience, energy, and ability for doing the work, U trustworthy, and baa sufficient pecu niary resources. Companies or firms bidding will giro the individual names as well as (he name of the firm, i N. S. BOUTON, Chairman of the Executive Committee. JOHN P. REYNOLDS, Secretary. MISCELLANEOUS. NOTICE. Washington Heights—Female Sem inary—lmportant Meeting. . By virtue of the authority in me vested, in the articles of the subscription to a Female Seminary In tho Town of Calumet, Cook County, lU., I hereby call a mooting of tho subscriber* to such article*, to be bold on Monday, •June 8, 1878. at 8 o'clock, at the office of Chamber* i Bogus, No. i uonore Block, Chicago, for the purpose of considering the general Interest of the enterprise, ami taking such stop* aa may be advisable to secure, at the earliest posslblo period, the commencement anti com* pletion of said Seminary, according to tho term* of said subscription. Tbo punctual attendance of every sub scriber 1* earnestly desired. JOHN W. OARBINGTON, Jit. TREES! TREES! 820.000 worthy all kinds and elzes, for sale oboan at the , SHEFFIELD NURSERY, 44 Raclne-av. Tako tb« Chicago bad OUbourn-av. car" p ■ * INSURANCE. 1853. FIRE INSURAM Co/ OF KEWITOItK. IMES ITS OWN RATES On All Classes of Property. WRITES CAREFULLY, ADJUSTS FAIRLY, AND PAYS PROMPTLY. Capital, - $250,000 Gross Surplus May 1, 1873, - ■ - - .... 365,998 Total Assets, - - - ■ - $615,998 ; liabilities, $75,626. . CHICAGO AGENCY - , ISO LaSaUe-st. BAN M. BOWMAR, A&EWT. I >* NEW PUBLICATIONS. In tliln Country* n DIRECTORY ON THE .LONDON PLAN. Cheap and’indispensable to Strangers and Citizens, kv, on k $3.00 per copy. - . Mtxnarods of yean of experience, and every eoaoslvable ‘J?TVJ!«il b . buni,ia gooltu could Invent have neon *do D ted set5 et HP 5, Directory, and the present form mis t . nd Jdoptcd. which Is, without doubt, the most twrfqet stylo of Directory possible. The undersign* 5? In announcing to the people of Chicago ra ? fo l co °* competent canvassers will bo sm* a * ew d *X** canvassing the entire city, and pro- SrtT?*«v,*JL eo ,?. Mar3r Information *nd patronage for the ' fi£ifH«i2 ttak J aß ' Tl J® work will bo Issued about the iV.Sif n , d BTo *T ,lx months thereafter. Itwlllem* connected with the growth and «Kvsy i is *"*°‘ r ° d to «>« The name* of all the Tenants and Own* ML?* 1 ® different streets, com* 1 T1 l? § will bo soon at a glance the JS»k% i** * nd houses, the occupied stores and dwellings, l£h££l£S?' ND.—A cpmploto alphabetical list of all mf. rma * Manufacturers, and Professional gentle* hluSnJjLPfc^** o ’ arr f,H? d “Oder their proper business headings, being a reliable and corroot Index to all the b n i D nm *nd Imilnoss men In the city. . PARTTiII RD. —Street and Avenue Guido, arranged In thosimploßt snd most practical manner thalachilamay understand It. There Is nothing so useful aa a Street Dl ffirengh. 00 ® zp<mao wUI 1,0 eP“od to mako this FOURTH.— I The names, builnoas.and residence Si« , hlS2l« ,c^ bo s ttnd odvortlsora to the worV, arranged In alphabetical order so as to be of great service to our ta ® n ® dT nrUMngpoiat of view. This department a Pbwm??v ,or^ wl ? b0 worth theprioo of the book. .*7 E 5?. b 55 cil V? a ▼ostamountof useful infor* nrnTS 11 *? w« ooto 4 l sm i thocity t and county, Railroads, Post* O“co, Public and Private Institutions, Incorporated Com* panics, oto., etc. ii fi B «Vin«°irS riON BATES.-Ona oop/, payable on pub* ft’V, ,l.M ! ff D T 41 subscription 44.00, payable 42.00 «2° l u £ aaaM fc„ Advertising, one pagoT per P»go SIB.OO, ono-thlrd page Jjilb.oo; kSJiSS*! c f«i ßß, p} ,{ nsm< ‘ n capital letters 81.00 each! bnatoess classification. under each beading, 81.00; extra linos, under different noadlngs, 81.00; special places ox* traiju nor contract with agent! * y P*acos ox* ♦>^h.An* ax » tra o , d .U ,o . a °S 2,000 copies wlUboIssued for ShSA^il 10,1 R?t^ ho l M aJ? Trade uid Manufacturers, thoße conies will bo sent. Free of Charge, to Hotels and fr2u °«s. M . e,tbro ?*{? ollt thooountry, by the American? United States, and the Adams Express OSmpantos. ’ It nnwTM to TIIK aARRmU’S DmKGTORY CO., _iLKRWINWOOD. Soc’y. No. 6Tribnneßuilding. STOVE S, RANGES. &o. STOVES AND RANGES, ONION WASHING MACHINES, AMERICAN MANGLES, PACKER’S ICECREAM FREEZERS KEDZIE’S WATER FILTERERS, REFRIGERATORS & ICEBOXES, HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS. T)AT.TOST tfc 00., M §Ojj2HANDQXiPH.B!r„ near State.. WOVEN WIRE MATTRESS. Woven Wire MATTRESS CO. 280 State-st., CHICAGO, ILL., Manufacturers of tba Orlg. Inal and Genuine woven Wire Mattresses, Patented .Time 10,180.7. Patented November 20, 1800. Patented November SIQ, 1800. Patented November 22, 1800. Patented April 11, 1871, Patented .Inly 2* 1872. Patented October 8,1872* your Furniture Dealer for the Hartford Woven Wire Mattress. The best bed in the World. J. T. STONE. Manager. STATIONERY. Cfc, Pap, Row & Co., MANUFACTURERS AND JOBBERS OF IP-A-IFCBIR/, BLANK BOOKS ANB STATIONERY 118 & 120 MONBOE-ST., OHIOAOO. ILL. OPENING. &. R. WEBB & CO.'S NEW BILLIARD PARLOR AND RBA.X>X3Sra- IROOUVL, Wo. 788 Miohigan-av., Will positively open this evening. COPARTNERSHIP NOTICE. COPARTNERSHIP. OmoAQO, May 31, 1879. Tho undersigned have this day formed a copartnership in the firm name of Hord & Noyes, Per tho transaction of a general Commission Business in Grain, Pro visions, &□. e. n. none, diiab. h. noyes, Late of Ilorcl, Rnome A On. Late of Dugan, Case A 00. PROFESSIONAL. E23T3E3 Diseases and Deformities of those Important organs au exclusive specialty. (Surgery aud Office, 200 West Madison-st. P3R, J, 33, W-AJLtKEIR, MEETINGS. Masonic. The regular Assembly of Oriental Sovereign Consistory will be held at the MasonloTemple this (Thursday) even ing at 6 o'clock. By order of O. 0. JAMiiB U. MILBfI, Or. Sec. CHICAGO, THURSDAY, MAY 32, 1873. THE POLARIS. Further Details of the' Unfi nished Arctic Execution. The Sickness and Death of Capt. Ilall—Was He Poisoned 1 The Tyson Party Abandoned on .the loo by Buddington. Mutiny and Anarchy on Board' the Missing Vessel. [To tho A atociaUd Preot .l INbwYouk, May 21.—John Herron, the stew ard of tho Polaris, makes tho following state ment concerning tho sickness of Oapt. Hall t - “Oapt. Hall had good health. up to thoilmoof returning from his sledge expedition. Ho was sick, when ho came onboard, but complained soon afterward, and said tbat the heat of tho cabin affected him. I asked what ho would havo. I'waa anxious to got him. something nice. ‘■Ho didn't carp .about anything but a cup of ooffoo, and didn’t drink oven that. Ho was .slok a fortnight, and itched very little. He was per fectly delirious during tho lastfowdays; I think ho was paralyzed in one side. There was : nothing sudden about his death. Ho was at tended by Dr. Bessolls and Mr. Morton, who did everything in their power to alloviato. his sufferings. His death has made us all fool very sad.” Oapfc, Tyson, speaking of Oapt. Hall’s death, says i 'S Hall was sick fifteen days. Ho was In sensible when ho died. Ho started from the ship on tho sledge-expedition, northward on tbo 10th of October* Ho woe absent fourteen days ahd returned on.tho 21th of October to tho ship. On tho Bth of November he died, and was buried on tho 11th., His grave bore south-southeast, and about 600 paces distant from tho observato ry in tbo Polaris Hay, which was in latitude 81 degrees SO minutes, longitude 61 degrees 11 minutes, bn shore. Wo orootbd a ' hoard over' hla grave, with an in inscription giving his nemo, ago-r(SO years), tho date of ms death, and tbo command of the North Polar Expedi tion. All hands except tho-cook attended his funeral. It was a dark, dismal, cold, windy, and disagreeable day. Tho wind was howling mourn fully, aud tho hearts of all wero enveloped in the deepest sadness. I bold a lantern, and by tho light of it tho beautiful service of tbo Episcopal Church was road by Mr. Bryant. Few of those present at the banal will forget the deeply af-‘ footing scone. Old* sailors, whoso faces had been bronzed by summer suns, and frozen in Arctic seas, wept aloud; Gapt. Hall was uni versally beloved, and bis death, at a time when his enterprise promised so hope fully,' was feltbyhis survivors to bo an irre trievable loss. -Those thoughts wore upper most in tho minds of all, and wbon tho funeral party returned to the ship thoro was a hushed silence attending tho' performance of every duty.” ' Esquimaux Joe, In his published statement, spooks in a disapproving way of Capt. Budding ton. the sailingmaater of the Polaris, and says that Capt. HaU was poisoned, and that Capt. Hall so expressed himself to him (Joe), saying there was something bod in tho coffee which he drank on returning from His sledge expedition; that it made him sick, and that ho had a burning sensation, Hans Christian's statement is to the samo effect. The prevailing impression among tho unfor tunate nineteen who wore loft behind was that Buddington bad willfully abandoned thorn to their fate. Ho bad-been anticipating tho break ing op of tho ico for some time, aud if he had wished to have Capt. Tyson and uis companions on board, ho could oksily have represented mat ters to thorn in snob a-light that they would not have ventured to bo absent at so critical a func ture. But no such intimation was given to tho mon on tho ice. The vessel did not drift away so suddenly that the men could not have boon rescued from their perilous position. Capt. Tyson says: “I could have got aboard tho vessel that night and boon there now. but 1 would not loavo the women and children. My duty was on tbo ice. I thought ho would got back to us the noxt d&y, which he could have done. The breaking away was caused by the floo to which the ship was fastened drifting in between tho land and somo icebergs that wero jammed. The Jam broke up the floe, and tbo vessel broke away. It was about .0 or 10 o'clock at night, and the temperature was at about zero. That evening it had been 10 degrees above.” Capt. Tyson thinks that the ill-feeling and bad designs of Baddlngton and a few others who wore his accomplices had continued from tbo first, on account of Capt. Hall’s determination to go as far north as possible, and Buddlngton's determination, from fear or whatever cause, that ho should not. After Capt, Hall's death, most of tho . others were in favor of . continu ing and pushing north: and Copt. Tyson says that Buddington several times expressed bis de termination to send them (Tyson and his party) “ on the rood to hell,” as soon os an opportunity offered. He characterizes Buddington as “ a groat scoandrol," and doolares.that ho purposely abandoned them to destruction. Ho gives Myers tho character of being energetic and,qual ified in his department, but thinks that ho was not sufficiently aware of the condition of affairs at tho time of the separation and the possibility of getting rescued then to bo able to give any opinion upon it. Tho Gormans, according to hie account, ruled the ship after Capt. Hall’s death, and there was neither law nor system on board, everyone working entirely on his own account. Capt. Tyson did not speak fully os to tbo death of Cant. Hall. He appeared to bo deeply grieved and reticent upon tho subjects connect ed with his adventures and sufferings. No doubt Capt. Tyson and Mr. Myers are in possession of information which they are unwilling to com municate yet, but which will doubtless become public at the proper time. Joe, the Esquimaux says.—partly in answer to inquiries, and partly speaking on his own ac count without being interrupted at all.—that bo was very fond of Capt. Half: didn’t like Had dington, who was always talking behind others' books. Some men hero (in Bt. Johns) and some in tho ship used to quarrel. I wont with Copt. Hall for the purpose of going in a sledge to the North Polo. After Cant. Hall died Buddington would not go. I told lluddington I caqio to go north. Ho wouldn’t lot mo go. Buddington and I quarreled a good deal about it. 1 went with Hall on tho last sled, and Hans and Chester the Mato. Wo went fifty miles north of tho ship on tho ico and land ; fouud musk ox tracks on tho land. Tho sun was nearly gone. When we oamo back to tho ship Capt. Hal! told mo, when ho was sick, that somebody gavo him some thing bad. Ho was sick two weeks. Budding ton did not tako caro of him. I think it was not right. It mado mo fool bad. Captain Hall’s throat swelled, aud he could not drink. Ho said ho was burning inside. I sat up with him ovory night with another man. Hall was In the cabin. I talked to Hall much. Ho did not talk to tho others os much as to mo. I didn’t sco Hall tho first night aftor ho oamo aboard from tho sled. I camo aboard with him in tho aftomoon. Ho looked woll and happy, and spoko pleasantly. Tho four of us, Hall, Chester, Hans and 1 had coffoo, when wo camo aboard. I had mino in my own room underneath tho cabin, and tbo two others in the gallery; At 10 o’clock that night my wife told me that Hall was very sick, and vomiting. Ho ate somothiug tho next morning. I wont to see him, and said : “ What is tho matter ? ” Ho was all alono in tho cabin. Ho said: "Arc you pretty woll, Joe?” I said, “Yob.” Ho said, “You drank bad coffee last night.” I said, “No.” I askod him did ho drink bad coffoo. Ho said there was something bad in the coffee ho drank last night, making him sickto bis stomach. Tho same morning ho became very sick, and was vomiting. Aftor five days ho foit better. He woko up and said ho wanted to sco my little girl. Ho said to bor that ho thought ho would leavo her. but bo didn’t like to do so. Aftor ho got better be got four medical books, to try aud soe What made him sick.. He studied bard, and said to me, pointing toallno In the book, “That mode me sick,” It was something about poison,- i think. After Hall died, every body was watching one another! 1 did not un derstand 'what they meant. All wore afraid tbat somebody 1 would,pat poison In the water, broad, or Bomelliing. It looked like it, Ho was poi soned. ’ Bnddington x f 'did not like to go to tho

cabin. Ho was quarreling all tho tlmo. Hans Christian's statement upon this, though much briefer, Is to the same ofToot,. Tho_ correspondent says tho expedition had passed what Kano supposod'.tobe the Polar Boa, which Is now proved to bo a sound. Beyond this they penetrated Into Itohoson's. Channel, and wore there on tho last day. of' August. 1871. Manvimporlant,eirornnstancos unmistakably Indi cated tho existence of an unfrozen ocean beyond tho channel. ~ Mild Weather, with fogs and mists, brought down by northerly winds could eomo from no other source. Land was visible to tho north and west of this body of water a great dis tance. Now was tho moment to embrace tho present favorable opportunity which was liable to bo defeated by tho slightest Sudden change, and by a prompt continuation of their hitherto successful adventure achieve tho glorious goal for which thoy hod hazarded so much. Hero, on tho eVo of an easy victory, arose that fatal difference •°r °P* n *on,' which blasted all tho heroic explorer’s Prospects,,,' and rendered fruitless that •mighty energy, and labor which hod al ready led him such a 'distance over tho barren and inhospitable regions of tho un known North. Tho salling-maator, Buddington, bad several times expressed his anxiety to go no further, and strongly urged tho necessity of re treating to winter atTort Hope, nearly 210 miles south of their present highly advantageous posi tion. Hall was determined to proceed, if possi ble, and would not oonaont to tho latter proposi tion. Buddington, however, persisted. Before concluding to retreat, Hall called a council, con sisting of himself. Copt. Tyson, 'Chester, tho Mato, and Buddington, to consider which course was most advisable. At this council Cant. Tyson strongly advocated Oapt, Hall's views, and urged tho Impropriety of desisting. Tho bravo and the right causo was overruled, •to which circumstance, it is possible, Oapt., Hall owed his death. If tho vessel had continued on its course as Cant. Hal! desired and urged, tho expedition would In ill probability •have been crowned with success, end tho dreams of geographers and explorers havo been realized, but an unaccountable timidity, tho offspring of crayon cowardice or other improper motive, an nihilated tho hopes of Capt. Hall. Buddington, from tho position which ho occupied, was master •of tho situation. Ho said: “Thus far havo you gone • you shall go no further," and he was obeyed, reluctantly, of course, as a matter of necessity. It is impossible to an&lyzo tho mo tives which prompted Buddington. From Ids knowledge of tho Arotio regions, ho must , have known that it was os dangerous to turn back -as to proceed, and that if tho vosso! was to be frozen in, she might as well bo frozen in at one place as another. Tho foot that Oapt. Tyson supported tho views of Capfc. Hall furnishes ad ditional confirmation that tho latter was right and Buddington wrong. Tho blame, if there is blame, attending tho failure of the expedition, will cleave to Buddington, unless ho can, if still living, satisfactorily explain what now seems to bo his unaccountable conduct. It is ' not too much to say that his action blasted all the hopes of his superior. Although thwarted in his grand design for a time, tho explorer did not abandon his investigations, but in company with tho Esquimaux men and tho mato started upon a slodgo expedition, from which ho returned to die. Oapt. Had appears to havo been tho only ono of the scientific department who ventured. Washington, May 21.—Tho Evening Star says, with reference to tho account of tho Arctic ad venture, as it appears in its telegraphic columns to-day: Tbo ouflpected poisoning of Capt. Hall recalls a pro diction made before tbo sailing of tho expedition, by a person la this city well acquainted with its personnel, that Capt.- nail would never return olive, nut would fall a victim to tbo envy of some of tho party. WALL STREET. Rorlow of tho Money, Stock, Gold, and Produce Markets* Special JHtpatch to The Chicago Tribune. New York, May 21,—Wall street is intensely dull. Money continues in good supply. It is said that many country banks have been pur chasers at 7 per cent of first-class ninety days Now York commercial paper, believing it will yield bettor interest than they could hope to roalizo from any other investment. STOCKS weak and inactive.' Prices mado a gradual de cline of # to.l percent, but, with tho excep tions of Paoifio>Mail, Erie, and Western Union,tho changes are less than % per cent. Tho decline in Erio, in sympathy, with the fall at London, assisted tho downward movement. Brok ers are engaged in circulating a petition .to tho Governing. Committee, asking that busi ness hours bo embraced between 10 a. m. and 3 E. m. from tho Ist of Juno to tbo Ist of Soptom or. This is boing signed extensively. GOLD. • Notwithstanding the favorable reports from Europe, gold has been weak. Exactly who is selling the market down does not appear, and tho only reasonable solution of the mystery is that one of tho leading operators is doing so pre paratory to bidding for $1,500,000 of Govern ment gold to-morrow. All accounts agree that a loading operator has loaded up with about $10,000,000 for speculative purposes, and ho maybe desirous of obtaining a few millions more before ho* unfolds his sohemo for tho control of tho market. The novel requirement of tho Treasury that one-half of to-morrow's sale must bo paid for in legal-tenders excites much comment,' and the right of the Secretary to make tno demand is not conceded by many. The Russia took out $318,- 413 in specie, of which SIOO,OOO wero gold ship ped by tho Bank of British North America against cable transfers, at an actual loss. The remainder was silver bars. GOVERNMENTS quiet, but steady. Tho $500,000 in bonds pur chased by tho Treasury to-day wore taken at prices ranging from 116 66-100 to 116 99-100, which is a vary cheap rate, and $1,000,000 could have boon taken at prices much below par in gold. BREABBTUFFB. Flour a shado lower for low and medium grades, with a fair demand for shipping grades, hoico family extras in reduced supply; soles, 8,600 brla; receipts, 7,818 brie. wheat 2@30 lower, with a moderate export demand ; winter firm, but dull; some inquiry for No. 2 spring, to arrive, and a sale of 7,800 ha No. 2 Milwaukee, now on canal, to arrive about tho 81st of May, at $1.63 ; solos, 40,600 Im; receipts, 11,050 bu. PBO VISIONS. Fork quiet and lower, with jobbing lots of now mess on tho spot quoted at $17.25@17.50 ; 100 brls sold for future delivery. No transactions. Receipts, 371 pkgs’. Cut Moats—A general weak ness m prices, but business still very quiet; no sales to-day of any importance. Dry salted shoulders about 7/i@7|tfo; sales yesterday, 2,000 smoked bams at 13@18>£o: 800 shoul ders at 6%e; 000 pickled bams at 12@ ISo, and- 600 pickled shoulders „at Receipts. 1,101 pkgs. Bacon voryqulot,amt nominal at about B%@oo for long clear, and 0k'(a)0Wo for short clear. Bales 85 boxes short rib at B>£o. and 60 boxes Western Cumberland, on dock, at Bard rather more steady, with moderate business. Bales of Western for May at o®o 1-IGo ; 300 tes choice at 7&o. For future delivery, 150 tes Juno at o%c, buyer paying brokerage, and 600 tes July at o%e. Receipts, 677 pkgs. Itoportcd Cholera* Cincinnati, 0., May 21.—Some anxiety was S reduced boro to-day by tho announcement in 10 aftomoon papers that thoro had beon throo deaths from cholera on tbo steamer John Kil gour, hound from Now Orleans to this city, one having occurred between Vicksburg aud Mom- I fids, .another at X’aducab, Ky.. and tho third mfore reaching Evansville. Dispatches from Louisville to-night slate that Capt. Btoin, com mander of the Kilgour, denies thoro having boon any deaths from oholora on his vessel. What grounds thoro may have boon for thoso rumors can only bo ascertained aftor tho arrival of tho boat, which will probably bo to-night or to-mor row morning. Louisville, May 21.—A movement la being organized among tbo trades-unions hero to tako vigorous preventive measures iu regard to tbo cholera. Cold-Uluoded murder* Memphis, Tenn., May 21.—A terrible tragedy was enacted on tho steamer X’hil, Alien, while lying at Idlowiid, 60 miles below here this morn ing. A planter, named llobert Morgan, who, in company with his fiancee, bad gotten aboard at Friar's Point,.was shot and instantly killed by John Oannon, who was somewhat nndor the in fluence of liauor, and who had‘invited Morgan and several others to iako a drink. While stand* iiigat tho bar, a dispute arose, resulting ae stated above. After the shooting. Cannon wont to the dork of the boat and asked for a package of moliey which ho had deposited. After getting it, ho Jumped ashore and mado his escape. Tho 1 murder was one of tho most unprovoked that over occurred. Morgan was an entire stranger to Cannon, and had never exchanged a word with him. Cannon was drinking, and had threatened to kill one of the dorks of the boat, and while walking down tho cabin, sow Morgan sitting on a chair with his foot on tho back of another, and approaching him, said, “Youare a d—d fraud.” Morgan, without moving, said “you’re a Han" whereupon Cannon put a pistol to his head, mod, and mado his escape as already reported. Cannon was a desperate char acter, and attempted to kill his own sister, It is thought ho will attempt to roach Texas. WASHINGTON. Commissioner Van Bnren’s Friends Interview the President. The Will of the Late Obiof Justice Obase. Sjxeial IXspatch to Tho CUlcaqo Tribune. THE CHIEF JUSTICE AD IKTEBIU. . Washington, D. 0., May 21.—The Atlornoy- Gonoral has lately received numerous letters in quiriug whether any one is legally qualified to act as Chief Justice ox-offlcio until a successor to Mr. Chase is appointed. This question is con sidered of vital importance, as all salts in Fed eral Courts must bo commenced by original writs issued in the name of tho President of the United States, and signed by the Chief Justice. Until 1868 there was no provision for an interregnum in this direction. Tho health of Mr. Chase begin ning to fall about that time, thoThirty-ninth Con gress, under an outside political pressure, passed an act which effectually settles tho question of tho Acting Chief Justiceship in favor of Associ ate Justice Clifford, of Maine, in whoso name those writs will bo issued until ai successor to Mr, Chase is appointed. Tho act is os follows.: it enacted by the Senate ami House of Represents lives of tits United States in Congress assembled. That In case of a vacancy intlio office of Chief Justice of tho Supremo Court of tho TTnllod States, or of UU Ina bility to discharge tho powers and duties of tho said of fice, tho same shall devolve upon the Associate Justice of said Court whoso commission is senior In time, until such Inability shall bo removed or another appointment shall bo duly made, and tho person so ap pointed shall bo duly qualified. This act shall apply to every person succeeding to tho offico of Chief Juo tico'pursuant to its provisions. van buben’s case. The friends of Qon. Van Baton have taken his cam in band, and are determined to boo that ho is vindicated. Secretary Fish loft hero on Mon day for Now Jersey, where ho proposed to mako a. visit to Senator Prelinghuyson, who waa one of Van Boron’s original friends. To day one delegation from Now Jersey, under tho leadership of Congressman Hill, called upon the President to ascertain the charges against Van Boron. Tho President received them kindly, but stated that ho had not received tho official report from Vienna. When it is received ho will examine it carefully and full justice will bo done. Tho Now Jersey delegation said that tho friends of Van Baron aro greatly Incensed, and that tho attacks on him will probable result in making him Governor of New Jersey. [l\> the Associated Preen,] VAN BtntEN’a OISE. Washington, May 21.—A delegation from Now Jersey, composed of ex-Ropreseutativo Hill, Col. Vermilyoa, and other citizens of that State residing in the neighborhood of Commissioner Van Boren, called on the President this after noon and bad a long interview. The gentlemen expressed their unshaken confidence in the in tegrity and confidence of Qen. Van Boron, and urged his retention. The President said ho would await the arrival of the official papers in the cose and then decide definitely in the mat ter, as he desired to see no Injustice done any one, THE OIVTZj SERVIStOOamiBSION. Tho Advisory Board of tho Civil Service at its Boaslon to-day elected Dorman B. Eaton Chair man. There was a general discussion on Civil Service affairs, but no other business of impor tance. ' CTEN. OANBV’h FUHEBAL. Gon. Sherman, Gon. Callender, and Col. Mo- Coy leave this afternoon for Indianapolis to at tend tho funeral of Gen. Canby, which is au nnounced to take place there on Friday at 2 o'clock. THE WILL OP TUB LATE CHIEF JUSTICE CHASE. The will of the late Chief JubUbo Chase was filed to-day in the office of the Register of Wills for tho District of Columbia. It is dated tho 19th of November, 1870, and is as follows : I nominate H. D. Cooke, of tho District of Colum bia, to bo tho solo executor of this, my last will and testament. After the payment of all Just debts, I make the following bequests: The interest onso,ooo st 7 per cent to my niece, Jane Auld, during her life, and, if her daughters survive her, tho principal there of to bo paid to them equally. Ten thousand dollars to Wllberforco University; SIO,OOO to Dartmouth College; whatever sum may bo due to mo by my late brother, Edward J. Chase, of Lockport, N, Y., to be remitted to hie widow and ad ministratrix ; the picture of Chief Justice Marshall, presented by the members of tho Bar and other citizens of New York to tho United Slates for tho uso of the Supremo Court, and the residue of my estate to be distributed in equal parts to my two daughters. I commit my soul to God la Christ Jesus, Our Savior, through the Holy Spirit. (Signed) 8, P. Chase. • Witnessed by It. G. Parsons and Jacob Schuckon. The will wan to-day admitted to probate, and recorded, and tho executor qualified and gave bonds in tho sum of SIOO,OUO. The bond covers the estimated value of the personal property of tho deceased. The remainder of the estate con sisting of real property, Is estimated to bo worth $150,000. Tho will la In the hand-writing of Mr. Bchuckons, who was, at its date, tho Chief Jus tice's Private Secretary. POSTUABTEBB. The following Postmasters wore commissioned to-day by tho President: Daniel Fiuchthorn, Waveriy. lowa ; Mrs. Rachael Fritt, Farmer City, 111.; . Joseph F. Boxton, Ashtabula, O.; George w. Mathews, PawPaw, Micb.; Z. Jackson, Ellsworth, Kan. ; Henry Blackman, Brookhaven, Miss. ; John Ballinger, Gallatin, Mo.: Rigdon Quincy, Navasota, Texas : Robert N. West, Wiohita, Kan.; Samuel R. Arnsloe, Kit Carson, Col. OBBENBAOKS. Outstanding legal tenders, $350,367,557. THE BELGIAN MINIBTEB. Maurice Dolfosso, Minister Resident from Bel gium, having boon promoted to the grade of Envoy Extraordinary, and Minister Plenipoten tiary, presented hia credentials to-day to the President. METEOROLOGICAL. Signal Service Xluroau Reports and Prognostications* Chicago, May 31—10:18 p. m. The following reports have boon received from tho places mentioned below: Station. j liar, Thr H'imf. J Wtather, ' Breckinridge.... (29.61 01 8. E., freah. (Fair. Buffalo 39 1)3 06 8. £., fresh. Clear. Cairo ~(39,80 69 8,, fresh, (Clear. Chicag0......... 39.71 66 8. 8., fresh. lOloudr. Cincinnati 39.87 71 8. B„ gentle. Cloudy C1eve1and,,...,.129.87 66 8. 8., fresh. Clear. Cheyenne. ~...,.’39.69 13 W., brisk. Fair. Davenport 20.70 63 N.E., gentle. Clear. Denver 39.80 61 N. W., brisk. Cloudy. Detroit 39.83 68 8,, gentle. Clear. Fort Garry 89.66 63 8., gentle. Fair. Keokuk 39.60 70 8., gentle. [Olaar. LaCrosse 39.70 60 8. 8., gentle, Fair. Milwaukee 39.71 63 Calm. Clearing. Omaha 39.66 71 8. 8., gentle. Threaten’?. St. Paul 39.71 67 N. 8., gentle. Clear. / Toledo 39.82 68 8. E., gentle. Fair. ' FRODADILITIEB. ~“"“ Washington, May 21.—For tho Norlhw' -„ ( i entire Lake Region, and thence to Missr <llr i au j Kentucky, low barometer, rising ton* nor -» uro southeasterly and southwesterly clondv weather, and occasional rain, oloaviDtr’wnrifc r,r tlie Upper Mississippi to-morrow, T a , inn u see and tho Gulf and South Slates ria ing barometer, partly cloudy aa'j Soaring wiath or, and occasional rain, lor t M Middle Htalou, elowly dimluiflblng proßeurr BoutUeaelorly ami aputhweetorly winds, cloudy leather and rain, clearing to-morrow n Vir, tnl ,, For o , uldl , n J Now England, Bouthea .f er |y and northeasterly wcatb’or. 6 U * rolr -***Wt Houdy Wd rainy NUMBER 276. THE MODOC WAR. knottier Fight With the Red-Skins— Their Defeat ami Flight. Capl. Jack and His Sand Seeking a Junction With . the Pitt River Indians. .The Plutcs Wandering from Their Reservation. • San Fiunoibco, May 21.—-A dispatch from Yroka says the Modoca loft the lava-bed about two days after the attack of Capt, Jackson's force. The old stronghold baa been'abandoned, and Jack Is making his way towards the the Pit* River Indians. The Warm Springs, Perry, am' Hasbrouck are pursuing. ' , It is reported that a quarrel has arisen amonj the savages, two-thirds of them declaring the; will light no longer. 1 The employment of troops in the lava-bod ii quite useless at present. • . A courier was shot at close to Yanßromor’s. Batteries A and K, Fourth Artillery, remain in camp at the lava-bod. Auothor dispatch says tho Modocs are scat tered in the country around Butte aud Antelopu Crooks. On Monday Hashroouk overhauled the Modocs, A lively fight ensued In the hills close to Pair* child’s. The Modocs wore drived southward on the Tioknor road towards the timbered buttes. Five Modocs are reported killed in the battle. Ton squaws and papooses were captured. The troops on Tuesday wore hurrying toward Von Bremer’s, pursuing the Modocs. There Is no re* port of auy loss on the pact of tho soldiers. Another dispatch from Yroka this afternoon says the Modocs are still going toward tho Fltt River country. Trails have boon discovered showing'that the Modocs and Pitt River Indiana have boon in constant communication. It is be lieved tho Pitt Rivers are with Jack now. Tho Piutes are out of their country also. Twenty-live wore soon in Surprise Valley, but they suddenly disappeared. It Is reported that largo quantities of ammu nition have boon sold to tho Pitt River Indiana. Several councils have boon hold, and their atti tude is threatening. Old Shave Hood tolls them they must fight or go to their reservation. Washington, May 21.—Tho following dis potoh was received to-day by Gen. Sherman from Gen. Schofield: Gen. Davis reports a fight with the Undoes on tho 10th Inst. Tho Indians were whipped and ran away. Mounted troops have gone in pursuit, aud hare not been hoard from since the 14th. POLITICAL. , Ohio Republican state Conventlon**- State Officers Nominatod»Vho Plat* form'. Columbus, 0., Hay 21.—'The Republican State Convention assomblod at 11 o'clock this fore* noon. J. T, Cpdogrnph was chosen temporary Chairman. After effecting a temporary organ-* izalion, appointing committees, etc., the Con vention took a recess until 2 o’clock this after noon, Tho Convention reassembled. James Monroe, of Oborlin. was chosen permanent Chairman. Tho following ticket was nominated: For Governor, E. F. Noyes, of Hamilton (renomina tiou) ; Lieutenant-Governor, Alphonso Hart, of Portage ; Supreme Judge, long term, William White, of Clark (ronomination) ; short term, Waiter F. Stone, of Erie (ronomination) ; Attor ney-General, . of Greene : Comp troller of the Treasury, William T. Wilson, of Portage (renomination) ; member of the Board of Public Works, Philip Horzing, of Anglpizo (ronomination.). Tho following platform was adopted : First —That the principles of tho party, as hereto fore expressed In Its conventions, are rcaturmod, and It is declared that events have proved that their prac tical enforcement' Is essential to the welfare of tbs country, and tho maintenance of the interests, rights, and Ub ortiea of tho people. .Sfcond—That we reaffirm our confidence in Presi dent Grant and lu tho wisdom, Integrity, and success of his administration of his high office., Third—' That there should bo rigid economy in State’ and national Administrations, and that taxes should bo continued to bo reduced In both as rapidly as Is con sistent with good government, the maintenance of our public credit, and certain extinguishment of tho Btato and national debt. i , Vntrfh--That tho public lands belong to the people, and should bo sacredly reserved for homos of actual settlors, and wo prouounco against all further grants of those lands to corporations. Fifth—' That adequate provision should bo made by law for tho protection of persons engaged in mining and otbor hazardous forms of labor . tfizfA—' That tho producing, commercial, and indus trial Interests of tho country should have the beat and cheapest modes of transportation possible; and, while tho capital Invested in such means of transit, whether by railroad or otherwise, should ho permitted tho right of reasonable remuneration, all abuso lu their man agement. excessive rates, oppressive discrimination against localities, persons, or interests, should bo cor rected by law, and tho people protected from such .wrongs and all improper and arbitrary uso of tho growing power of railroad and other corporations. Kevtnlh— That wo heartily applaud tho • active meas ures of tho late Congress in ferrellug out and exposing corruption, and we have soon with profound regret In the developments made thereby evidence of political and olhdal corruption and abuse of responsible positions by men of all political parties to further personal ends, and we demand puro official conduct, and tho punishment of unfaithful public men who, having betrayed confidence freely extended to them, shall not by any partisanship of ours bo shielded from disgrace, and wo denounce all Credit Mobiller transactions, whatever be their form. A’fyAiA—'When required to lighten the burden of taxation to continue tho reduction of the public debt, au increase of salaries Is unwise; that wo condemn without reserve tho voting for or receiving increased pay for services already rendered, aud demand that tho provisions of the lato act of Congress by which tbs salaries wore increased shall be promptly and uncon ditionally repealed. jVi’nfA—That wo cordially welcome to our shores ths oppressed of all countries, and, remembering w pleasure that adopted fellow-citizens have s' Ap proved loyal to the flog of the Republic, w 4 f aV or auch modification of the, naturalization Iswp.m to ma terially shorten tho Un'.e of probation before voting. Tlio Republican Btato Control O'ommitteo have organized by eloping tho following M an Execu tive Committee. : O. 0. Chairman ; Rod ney Foob, Secretary; Ibp; i 0 Welsh, Treasurer: Committees Williams, F. B, Pond, CHEAP TRANSPORTATION. Tlie Gub ernatorial Convention at At« lanta*' >Sccon<l bay’s Proceedings* Atlanta, Qa, May 21. —1n tho Convention of to-day, there was considerable dis cussion on the proper method of building a canal, tho. minority thinking that it should bo & Government work, and not under tho control of a private, coloration. Gov. Hendricks hud an outlmsifAßtic 'reception. .i,u? l ! l . 110ri, ‘ lto Congress was adopted, urging fiVl a*» & reat water-lines from the west to Irf At ‘W»rio.. Eloquent addresses wore made by nw* „” rjo( h of Missouri, and Gov. Brown, of *i°i n,,flKfloo, Convention declined to accept * uo tendered oxoursion, and adjourned sine dio. , gvaud banquet was given at tho KimballHoueo 1 anight. Official Troubles m West Virginia* Wheeling, W, Va., May 21.—A Weston, W. Va., special says tho old Board of Directors of tho Hospital for. tho lusauo met thoro to-day, and were refused possession or even Inspec tion of tho records by Superintendent Camden, who was tberoupon removed and Dr. Bland, of Weston, appointed. Camden was the appointee of the old Board of Publio Works, whoso validity Gov. Jacobs doos not recognize. Tho legality of the now Board being denied, tho oUTholus on till the succoaaora are legally appointed and qualified. Tho now Board la in possession, however, aud can only ho dispossessed by force or by appeal to tho omirts. It is not expected foroo will bo used by tho Gov nor “iRt & ORH owill bo made for tho court, till there has been a decision on the Penitentiary' case, involving the same question. It is expected the latter will bo brought before the Supremo Court at He Juno neuron In (hie city*

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