Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune, June 23, 1873, Page 1

Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune dated June 23, 1873 Page 1
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VOLUME 26. REAL ESTATE. SECOND Grat Alii Sale ODP CLARKE, LAYTON &CG. 02? dies BOULEVARD •AJNTID SOUTH FARE LOTS. Wo’ -will hold nnothor BONA FIDE sale of Droxol Boulevard and South Park lots Dn Thursday, June 26, AT 4 O’CLOCK P. M. On the Grounds. This first plooo to be sold consists of .13 ohoioo lots at the comer of Drezol Boulevard and the entrance of sold Boulevard to the South Fork. If any residence property in Chicago will over bo worth SI,OOO per front foot (which la only one-third of the prices of similar property on Fifth-av. and Central Bark, New York City), this certainly will bo the property. It commands one of the very finest views on the Park, looking, as it does, up Droxol Boulevard and out on the finished portion of the South Fork. The second tract to be sold is a five aero kraot fronting oast on Drezel Boulevard and West on Cottage Grove-av.. comer of Forty tninth-st., and is subdivided into lots of 80 by 800 foot to an alley onDroxel Boulevard, ana CO by 187 foot to an alley on Cottage Qrove- Ar. This is also very choice property, being within one block of tho entrance to the Fark. TERMS OF SALE—One-sixth cash down on the day of sale, one-sixth 00 days, bal ance 1, 2 and 3 years at 8 per cent interest per annum. Free transportation to and from the grounds. Tiokots, plats, and all needed in formation by applying.at the offloe of Olarke, Layton ft Co., 130 LaSolle-st. i Title perfect. jPrmtod abstracts furnished each purchaser, CLARKE,LAYTON&CO., 130 LA SALLE-ST. AT AUCTION, A GENTEEL RESIDENCE AND LOT, 16i Wahpanseh-av., On Tuesday Afternoon, Juno 24, at 4 1-2 o’clock, ' ON THE PREMISES, Will tB soil ttie Genteel Besldence, 161 TMrty-smntli-st., - or Waljansel-aT., tel Vincennes aM siantm-avs. ThehouaoUatwo.atoryand basement octagon brlok, trimmings, has 7 rooms, 8 aloovua, bath room, oloa pantries, io,; hot and cold water on every floor, gas. er, hnd eowor plpos oomploto to the street; boating w throughout tho bonso; location one of tho most do ble.An tlio city. being in tbo vicinity of the Boule wards and Bill* Park, and U eurronnded by a beautiful grove. ' Title perfect. Abstract of title famished. Colo positive. No reservation. ■ TERMS—k cash, purchaser to assume an Inoumbranoa fef $3,200 duo io 1674 and 1877: balaneo In one year at 8 por pont interest. O. 0. THAYER i CO., Real Eitato Aiiotionoera and Brokers, Office 166 Beet Msdiaon-st. 200 LOTS FRONTING ON HUMBOLDT PARK AM WIDE AVENUES, WILL BE SOLD IN Blocks and Lots, ON WEDNESDAY,. JULY 2, ON THE GROUND. Poll particular* in bills and papers in a few days. WM. A. BUTTERS <k 00.. Auctioneers. IMPORTANT SALE OE VALUABLE BUSINESS PROPERTY We are authorized by ELIJAH SMITH, Esq., Trus tee, to rocolvo scaled proposals for the purchase oi 48 deet front by 160 foot deep, situated on Mlohigan-av., be tween Madison and Monroo-sts., described as follows: B. )< of Lot B, and the north 8 feet p! Lox 9, In Block 1, fractional Section 16 Addition to Chicago. Cook County, 111. Purchaser to assnmo mortgage of $20,000, das five gears from Jan. 1, 1878, with soml-annaal interest; bal ance M down, and 1, 2, and 8 yean, with 8 per cent Inter- Eat- Bald proposals will bo received for ten days, to the 7tb instant inclusive, and will bo opened on the 28th and acted upon. Capitalists should give this their attention, loa the property most positively bo sold. 1 Direct proposals to ELIJAH SMITH, True toe, care of BUaon 4Foster, 67 Markot-sU 1 ADMINISTRATOR’S SALTS OF ATTRACTIVE BEAL ESTATE, Vo take place on WEDNESDAY, June 26, at 1 O'clock p. m., at the north door, near est Laßallo-st., of the Gourt-Houso, oomer of Adams and LaSalle-ats. At this sale will bo offered !Jf acres of mand. with goutb frontage of 186 feet on Madlsoo*st., and north front* an o(136 teuton Warren-av., situate 8h miles from the [Court*Uouso (about 600 feet east of Cslliornla-av.) I Also 79 foot south front on Madlson.st,, between Oak* P>;-at. and Westom-av. Also 91 feet south front on Lake*it., about 100 foot east f Oakley-at. Assuming present tnonmbranees, the terms of sale are cne-qasrter cash, and balance In throe equal annual pajr* snoots. This sale will be bona tide end peremptory; no aide-bidding will be allowed. Rogardlessof the sacrifice, ■he estate will bo closed out at the above-mentioned time and place. For farther Information In regard to abstracts and fnoumbranoes, call on POTWIN 4 CORBY, Real Estate Dealers, 119 Frankllnet. BEAUTIFUL HOMS. GEO. SUMMERS, 188 Bast Madison-st., Boom. 4, is now Belling splendid lots in Nor wood Park on MONTHLY PAYMENTS, also offers assist ance in the erection of dwellings. MEETINGS. Masonic, UFayette Chapter, No. 3. R. A. M. Dali 123 LaSalle* St. Regular Oouvocatlon this (Monday) evening, at 8 o'clock. for business and work on (lie It. A. Degree, liy order of the 11. P. B. N. TUUKKR. Sscretary. I, O. of O. F. A regular stated meeting of Excelsior .Lodge No. 99.1. O of O. I l ’, will bo bold on Tuesday evening next, at their llall. Methodist Church Ulock, southeastoornsrof Wash* fnalouandClark-sts. Election of officers, Initiation of candidates and other Important buslnoas. Strangers In* '‘aVBUULIVB.lo7!'"jBNATUi«DAVIS, 1 o7!'"jBNATUi« DAVIS, M. O. BEAL ESTATE. MM Auction Sale AT WAUKEGAN, HUNDREDS OF MEN Oan be counted in Chicago who purchased, twenty yonra ago. property that made them, WEALTHY. YOUNG MAN, You have the same Golden Opportunity, At the -Groat Auction Solo of .that bountiful QKOVB PBOPEHTY, well-known ee the m BERSELAER ESTATE, In the City of WAUEEOAN»> Thursday, June 26. IT WILL COST NOTHING- TO ATTEND THE BALE. Twenty Cars Will leave the Milwaukee Depot at 0 o’clock ' ' on morning of solo. QO PBBPABBD TO BUY A BEAUTIFUL HOME, That no man, by any process of law, can take from you. Only lO per cent on day of sale. Balance easy and on long time. FREE TICKET To Waukegan and RETURN. and a PLAT OF THE GROUND, furnished by wm. a; butters. & 00., Auctioneers, 18 & 17 Randolph-st. LAKE NAVIGATION. GOODRICH’S STEAMERS For Eacino, Milwaukee, Sheboygan, etc., daily, Sundays excepted, 9a. ni. Saturday Excur sion Boat for Milwaukee, etc., do'n't leave un til 8 p. m. For Grand Haven, Grand Eapidu, Muskegon, Spring Lako, Frnitport, Manistee, etc., daily, Sundays excepted, 7 p, m, For St. Joseph, Daily, Sundays excepted, 10 a. m. Saturdays, Boat don't leave until 11 p. m. For Green Bay Porte, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 7p. m. Wednesday's Boat goes to Escanaha, FOR BUFFALO AND INTERMEDIATE POINTS, ANCHOR LINE STEAMER «T AP AKT, Oapt. MoDOUQAL, from dook foot of North LaSalle at.. Monday, Juno 23, at 7 p. m. . Western Transportation Company’s Steamer IDAHO, Ospt. Fenny, from dook foot of North Desrbom-st., Tuesday, Juneß4, at 7p. m, . _ Union Steamboat Company’* Steamer ST. LOUIS, Oapt. from dock at Randolph-st. bridge, ■Wednesday, Juno 25, at 7 p. m. For Berths and Passage Ticket*, apply to 76 oaoal-ot., comer MadUon. A. A. SAMPLE, Passenger Agent. EXCURSIONS. H Pleasure Excursion! TO LAKE SUPERIOR. Lake Superior People's Line Stoomers, dock between Madison and Washington-sts. The magnificent low-prcssnro Steamer PEERLESS, Copt, Allan Mclntyre, will leave on a Pleasure Excursion to Duluth (head of Lake Superior), on TUESDAY EVENING, Jane St, at 8 p. m. NO CATTLE CARRIED ON PEERLESS. Stato-rooms sooared ahead of time, and further in* formation obtained by applying to LEOPOLD 4 AUSTRIAN, 73 Market-et., corner Washington, Chicago. STOVES, RANGES, &o. BO'STSTTOIT’S HEATING FURNACES! “Onr Favorite” Ranges, “The Cabinet” Cook Stove, Baltimore Heaters, Heating Stoves, Tattle & Bailees Registers, dee. These goods are the very best manufactured, and are reliable In every respect. The BOYNTON FURNACE has no eqnal. Orory 60 different sixes and kinds for heat ing buildings of every description. Heating and venti lating promptly attended to. Estimates made on abort notloe. Wo invito the attention of doalon and those wanting ap erfeot working furnace or cooking arrange ment to call and see os or send fur circulars. BLISS 4 BROWN. 83 Lake-st.. Chicago. FIREWORKS. Fireworks! THE LARGEST STOCK west of Now York, sold at the lowest prices, at 11© H-AJST3DOX.E>I3:-ST CHAS. MOEEIS, Manufacturer. LOTTERY. $300,000. Capital Pries, $50,006. Missouri State Lottery. Grand Single Number Scheme. Draws the last da; of every month. 6. 880 Prices, amount Jng to SBOO,OOO, Whole tickets. Ill); Ilalvoe, ®B. fiond/o* MURRAY, MILLER 4 00., "ox 3,446, St. Louis, Mo. general notice. PARSONS' SAMPLE ROOM, A TIP-TOP TIME I PARSONS, the old and well-known caterer, formerly of “ 117 " South Clark, opens his new SAMPLE ROOM at 69 South Canalst.. on MONDAY night, 23d lost. Ills friends, and the public generally, will rally rotind him, as hlspopularlty is best proved by tho (set that this Is the third place that his Inoresslng patronage renders necessary. A FINE LUNCH, oomprUlngydl tho delicacies of tho season will bs served from B Ullup, m. A splendid time sure. MEDICAL. OPHTHALMIC AND AURAL INSTITUTE. DB. AUGUST PBEULEB, 41 South Olarkst., Rooms 9 and 10, opposite the Shenuan House, Chicago, Office hours—9 to 10 a. in., 3to 8 p.m. SUMMER RESORT. O-LBISr HOUSE, Mount Washington, N. 11. This favorite summer resort will bs opened Juno 19, 1878. J. M. THOMPSON 4 00. £ddres«' till Jane I, W. 40. R. WILUKKN, Port* LADIES’ SUITS. FIELD, LEITER&OO., State and Twentieth, and Madison and Market-sts,, Hare made great reduction in price, for one week, previous to SEI-AIDAI INVENTORY, artrijT i, Throughout their entire RETAIL DEPARTMENTS., Special attention is directed to LOW FBIOES in Cloak and Suit Department; Silk Suits, Plain Col ors and Stripes; Stuff Suits, in Pou £oo, Sergo, Berlin Foplin, Batiste, linen, Victoria Lawn, and organdie. CASHMERE GARMENTS, Dolmans, Talmas, Sacques, Polonaises, and Redingotes, Will be offered at suob prices as to insure ready sale. Ladies oan secure GREAT BAR GAINS by on early examination of the stock. - _ DRESS GOODS. CARSON, PIRIE & CO., MADISON AND PEORIA-STS., Offer for tho Next Two Weeks Eitrariary Mneits! In Prices of DRESS GOODS AND SMS. Largo assortment Linon Batistes in Bro cade figures, Fancy Stripes, and Bilk Stripes, at nearly one-half the usual prices. Suiting and Dress Linens in ohoioestNatu ral Shades, various weights and finish, very cheap. Bargains in Printed Linon Lawns, Per cales, and Oambrios. Avery handsome lino of choicest shadesin Mohairs, Poplins, Orotonos, Cashmeres, Ep nglines, Irish and Lyons 801 l Poplins, at 'eductions of ono-third from market price.' Block Cashmeres. Drop d’Btos and Dolman Cloths in groat variety, very cheap. New linos of Fancy Dress Silks, groat bar gains. Blaok Silks from Lowest to Richest Grades, muoh below usual prices. Special bargains in Japanese SUks and Poplins. Our Cheap Centre Tables contain an at tractive assortment- '>*’ Dress Goods from 18 to 25 them Just Half Price. FINANCIAL. COOK COUNTY NATIONAL BANE OF CHICAGO, NOBTHWEBT CORNER Washington and Dearborn-sta, United States Depository. CAPITAL, - - 8500,000 OFFICERS:. B. P. ALLEN, President. O. T. BOWEN, Vico President. O. Q. BULKLEY, Cashier. A general Banking Business transacted. Accounts of Banks, Bankers, and Merchants solicited. Particular attention given tocollootlons. Bills of Exchange on the principal cities of this ooun try and Barons. DIRECTORS: Hon. Lyman Trumbull, Chicago: Pot ter Palmer, Chicago; Hon. B. O. Cook, Chicago: Tbos. 8. Dobbins, Chicago; Obas. Stewart, Noponsot. ill.: D. F. Allen, Hon. W. Bnahnoll, Ottawa, HI.; 0. T. Bowen, Chicago; D. D. Spencer, Chicago. KOUNTZE BROTHERS, Bankers, 12 Wall St., issue Circular Notes, and Letters of Credit on the Union Bank of London, available in all parts of the world. TO RENT. TO RENT. Stores, basements, and offices, 70 and 73 Bast Ran dolph-st,, np-stairs: L «6 Lake-si. 63 and M Lake-st. 66 and 68 Lake-st. 69 and 61 Lako-st. 183 and 188J4 South Olark-st. 170 and 181 South Olark-st., single or double. 197, 201, 3090nd3U South Olarlc-st., single or doable. 46 Bast Van llnren-st. 183 and 140 Wabash-av., single or doable. 60 uv* fa Adams-st. 819 and *»6 South Stato-st. 661 and 663 Booth Olark-st. Taylor Block, on Wabash-av., opposite Aiksn's Theatre. OOooa in Reaper, Speed's, M'Oonmok, and Kentucky Blocks. Also at 117,128 and 180. and 163 and 186 Booth Olark-st. Large hall comer Clark and Monroe-sts. Apply to J. M. MARSHALL & GO* _ Rooms 0 and 10 Roapor Block, 07 South Olark-et. __ WANTED. WANTED—AGENTS— FilOM 875 | to $250 por month, ovorywhoro, to sell ono I of the most useful articles ever Invented | needed In every family. Send (or Circa* j lar. Address, BROOUB 4 00., 167 Btate.st., CniOAOQ, 111. TOR SALE. WHITE, PINK, END BUFF BLOTTING PAPER AT WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. ram, par Horn & m, 118 & 130 Monroe-st., Chicago. 4 THE jJTJLIT. TENTS, TENTS, AND HAMMOCKS FOB SALE OB HIBE. Camping parties, family picnics. hunting or Ashing Farllei, camp mootings, parties going Into the country or a brlof period, will And It much cheaper and pleasant er to have a hotel of their own, pitched upon the bank of somo lovely lake or running stream, enjoying nature's recreation, when using outfits as furnished by GOVERN* liknt aboua dupdt, m .mi m iu.t uk«-.t., uu. csgo, 111, CHICAGO, MONDAY, JUNE 23, 1873. WASHINGTON. Alleged Irregularities in The Management of the How ard University. Senator Sherman’s Letter Relative to ■ , the Salary Grab. A Few Apt Quotations Showing the Value of Such Self-Sacrifices.: - Reported Swindling in Gonneotion with the Montana War Claims. Special Dispatch io Tho Chicago Tribunt. SENATOR SHERMAN AND TUB BADAEV-ORAR. 'Washington, D, 0., Juno<22.—Tho reasons assigned by Senator Sherman in a recently pub lished letter for his failure to return his share of tho salary steal to tho Treasury of -tho United States are regarded by those familiar with tho law or tho subject as rather 11 thin;" that' the Chairman of tho Seriate Finance Committee should manifest such Ignorance concerning the laws governing appropriations and tho history of baok-pay steals, is surprising.. Qon. Spinner and other officers at tho Treasury Department, say that whilo Sherman and a few others havo ■ refused to draw their book pay, it is placed to their credit In tho Deportment, and may bo drawn. on their order years hence. This was done years ago by Senator Denton, of Missouri, under similar cir cumstances. Benton refused to tako tho back pay when it was voted by Congress, and took oc casion to denounce his colleagues for accepting it. Soveralyoors, afterwards ho called at tho Treasury and drew his share.. Tho act of July 12,1870, with regard to covering unexpended balances of appropriations into tho Treasury at tho end of two years, does not apply to tho com pensation of members of- Congress. The law governing appropriations for salary for Con gressmen is as follows t That the compensation which shall bo due ’to the members of the Sonata shall bo certified by tho Presi dent thereof, and that which shall bo duo to the ropro ent stives and delegates shall bo certified by tbo Speaker, and the same shall be pasnod as public ac counts, and paid out of the public Treasury. All cer tificates which have boon, or may be, granted, by tho presiding officers of tho (Donate and Houso of Representatives respectively, of tho amount of compeniatlon due to the members of (heir several Houses, and to such delegates, are, and ought to bo, doomed hold and taken, and are hereby declared to bo conclusive upon all the Departments and officers of tho Government of tho United States. Tbo aofe of July, 1870, relative to covering un expended balances of appropriations into tho Treasury, baa a proviso which says: But no appropriation for tho payment of tho interest or principal of the public debt, or to which Congress may have given a longer duration of law shall bo thus treated. Congressman George A. Halsey, of N. J., and several others who wore really in earnest in refusing to tako tbo bock-pay,- upon having tboir attention called ■ to tbo law. promptly dirow tbo monoy.and bad it returned huo tho Treasury. This, it has boon decided, Ib'tbo only way to pnt.it entirely beyond the reach of tbo person to whoso credit it stands in tbo Treasury. MANAGEMENT OP THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY. There bos boon a little unpleasantness among the Trustees of tho Howard University, tho re sult of which is a communication in a Sunday paper from* of tbo Trustees, making somo startling statements as to tho manner in which tbo institution is conducted. It is charged that tbo University has property which was paid for by Qen. How ard, as Commissioner of tho Froodmon’s Bu reau; is mortgaged to tho extent of nearly SIOO,OOO, and that this money has boon used by Gen. Howard and tho Trustees for their per sonal benefit. It Is also stated that tho institu tion ran behind, last year, $40,000, when it was said to bo self-sustaining. This will require a now mortgage upon tho property. Somo months ago tho Trustees voted Gen. Howard $12,000 back pay as President of tho University, under tho pretext that for throo or four years he bad been performing full duty as President, although ho had all that timo been Commissioner of tho Freodmen’s Bureau, or had boon absent in Arizona. Prior to that ho had received $16,000 from tbo Trustees. Although a more nominal salary was allowed him as President when the University was started, in this and other ways that are dark it is charged that Urge sums of money havo found their way ont of the tro&sary-oifico of tho institution into tho pockets of Gen. Howard and his associates, and to this is given a reason why the University is so largely in debt. Senator Pomeroy, of Hanses, was Chairman of tho Com mittee of Trustees that allowed Howard tho back pay. BRIDGE QUESTION. The representatives of tho Milwaukee. St. Paul & LaCrosse Railroad Company have neon granted ten days from yesterday wherein to file an argument against the decision of tho Attor noy-Gonoral in tno matter of the location of tho bridge over the Mississippi at LaCrosse. Qon. Baboook, the President's Private Secre tary. loft to-night for Chicago. \ TUB STOLEN RECORDS. It is asserted that the Government detectives aro on the track of tho records stolen from the War Department, and that probably all of them will bo recovered. At all events, it Is known, as previously stated in those dispatches, that copies of all tbo moat important of these records ore In good hands. MITCHELL, OF OREGON. The Republicans of Oregon—that is, tbo straight-out party men—are opposed to Senator Hipplo-Mitoholl, of that State, resigning his seat in the Senate. While they generally admit that, in view of recent developments, his influence as a Senator will bo neutralized, they assort that, as the Governor of Oregon is a Democrat, be would appoint a Democratic Senator. Tho Legislature does not meet for two years. Mitchell bos re cently stated that he would pursue tho course his friends advised. [Tothe AisociaUd Press.] THE PACIFIC RAILROAD SUITS. Wasiungtoic, Juno 22. —It woa said yesterday by ono of the Government counsel in the Union Pacific Railroad suit, that should defendants soon put in their demurrer to the bill, in equity, which is anticipated, the argument will com* xnence some time in September, at Hartford. UODE SWINDLING. Much excitement is caused by the recent action of J. W. Butterfield, clerk in the Second Gomptiollor’s Office, in connection with the adjustment of the Montana war claims, for winch Congress, at the lost session, appropriated over half a million of dollars. Upwards of $300,000 have thus far boon paid. It is alleged by various parties that Loandor U. Black, of Montana, and J. Insley, of Kansas, had given Alexander Cummings, Adjutant-Gen eral of Montana, $25,000. in vouchers in consid eration of his issuing to thorn the quota of vouchors claimed by them. When those vouchers wero presented here for pay ment by P.. A. Larpey, of Montana, to whom Cummings had hypothecated them, Messrs. Black and lusloy protested against it, claiming them as their property. An attempt was made to settle the matter judicially, hut In the meantime $22,000 of the money was paid by Butterfield to Black and Insley, notwithstand ing they had, it is alleged, also given to a party in Washington vouchers to the amount of $16,000 for influence with the Indian Bureau in furtherance of Indian contracts several years ago, and which wore also presented for collection. The matter is being investigated by the Secretary of the Treasury. The Cholera* Memphis, Juno 22.— Weather to-day tho hot test of tho season; thermometer U4, but tho weather was clear and bright, and there has been a marked decrease in deaths from the cholera. Tho whole number of interments wore nineteen, of which nine wero from cholera. It Is tho gen eral belief that tho disease has run its course hero and will rapidly disappear, but reports from the surrounding country along the linos of rail roads are still very gloomy. ■Washington. June 22.—Tho first case of sup posed Asiatic cholera, that of a colored woman, terminated fatally yesterday. It said six simi lar c&sos wore reported last night by the Board PERSONAL. of Health, and that they aro In tho moat filthy locaUUos. , Washington, Juno 22.—1t la reported to* night, though not on official authority, that six caeca of cholera originated iu this city to-day. Tho report oomoa from private aourcea, and ila truthfulncaa oanuot now do verified. Nashville, Tonn., Juno 22.—Mortality to-day from cholera waa fifty-two against flfty-nlno yesterday. Clear aud apparently healthy wea ther all day. Special DUpatch to The (Ihicano Tribune,, J Washington, Juno 22.—Tho Pension Agent at Nashville telegraphs hero confirming tho reports that tho cholera fa raging at. a frightful rate in that city, and that tho citizens oro fleeing for Safety, lie asks permission to remove his oifico to Chattanooga. Louisville, Jane 32. —Poparts of tho cholera hero aro entirely groundless. Although there ia anxiety, there la no apprehension of obolora, tho city up to this tlmo having boon ab solutely exempt. Tho Board of Health nunouncoa that the health of tho city is bettor than during Juno for several years, and ita sani tary condition ia for hotter than was over before known.. ' ~, , - , Cincinnati, Juno 22.—Throe cases of death woro reported as obolora co the Health Office to day. Two of them wore, children,.and one aa. old man. Tho mortality la almost exclusively • among .very young and very old from this disease up to tho present., , , , FOREIGN- Shipwreck and Loss of Fifteen Lives on the English ' Coast.- Rumor that the German Crown Prince Will Soon Succeed the Emperor as Regent. Serious Religious Troubles in Mexico. SPAIN, Madrid, Juno 22. —Tho Constituents Cortes has passed tho resolution expressing confidence iu - tao present Government, but authorizing Senor fil argali, President of tbo Ministry, to form a now ono in caso of a crisis. Tbo Minis • tors havo consequently pondered tboir resigna tions. Perfect tranquility prevails in tbo capital. A Oommittoo of Surveillianco has boon formed at Barcelona. Tbo extreme radicals thoro have iolograpbod to the Government, requesting it not to ordor soldiers guilty of insubordination to bo shot. Havana, Jano 21.— Tho Tribuno Bays: " A Oarlist Contra! Committee has boon organized boro. Largo subscriptions nro already tnodo and considerable Bums forwarded to priosta in Spain conspiring in favor of Bon Carlos.** AFRICA. New York, Juno 22.—The Herald has a letter from Kbartouu, 80th of April, confirming the news of tbo safety of Bir Samuel Baker and family at Fatuko, in February. Ho bad boon reinforced by 200 soldiers and tbo troops of tho mercantile establishment; and would at onco re new bis march to tbo Albort-Nyanza. Tbo negro, Adam Taebo, who, with two thous and Egyptian troops, attempted to protect the passage of tbo caravans through Abyssinia, is said to bavo been surprised ana lost 800 guns, and might bo compollod to surrender. Tbo ro- Eort is considered doubtful, but reinforcements avo boon sent him. The traveler Miani is said to have advanced south through tho territory of Maubutta, with a view of reaching tho western shore of Albert- Nyanza. MEXICO. Oitt of Mexico, Juno 17.— Tho Mexican proas aro discussing tbo question of a now Ministry. They consider a change urgent in view of the ne cessity which has arisen for protection of Protest ant clergymen in Mexico. The interference of tho military is especially demanded for their de fence in Orizaba from tho fury of tho Catholic fanatics. Tho Protestant Bishop there was oom- S oiled to leave tho place because his life was iroatonod. A riot occurred in Monelia on ac count of the expulsion of tho Jesuits. GERMANY. Paris, Juno 22.—The Union newspaper pub lishes a rumor from Berlin that the Emperor William is incapacitated for farther duty, and and that tho Crown Prince Frederick William will soon bo proclaimed Bogont. Paris, Juno 22.—Tho municipal election in Strasbourg resulted in tho triumph of anti-Qor man candidates. GREAT BRITAIN. London, Juno 22. —The steamer Columbus, from Dublin for Holyhead, ran ashore on Saint Kono’s Rock, near Holyhead, to-day, and soon afterwards broke in two amidships. She had on board 200 passengers, of whom twelve wore drowned. Throe of tho orew were also lost. ITALY. Roue, Judo 22.—Tho Pope is to deliver an allocution on Monday. Tho personal excom munication of King Victor Emanuel is expected to bo pronounced. SPAIN. Madrid, Juno 22 Margall has been conferring with tho Deputies of tho majority in the Cortes in regard to tho com position of tbo now Cabinet. It is behoved that Estovanez will remain at tho hood of the War Department, and that Missonavo, PaJanca, and Carvajol will accept portfolios. SOUTH AMERICA. Lisbon. June 22.— M0il steamer Cuzco, from Bio Janeiro, Juno 2, hgw arrived. Tho ravages of the yellow fever ore diminish ing at Bio Baiiia, Pernambuco, and other Brazil ian porta. Obituary* St. Louis, June 22.—Hon. E. W. Ewing, one of tho Supremo Court Judges of this State, died at Iron Mountain last night of cerebro-spinol meningitis. NEW YORK. Stokes’ Trial Postponed TUI October-- The Polaris Search-Steamer Ready to Sail—Harbor Collision and Loss of Life. Special DispaUh to Tht\Chicago TVibune, New Youk, Juno 22.— 1t is reported to-night that there arc half a dozen additional oases of yollow-fovo ria Brooklyn. The health author ities decline to give reporters information as to the truth of the rumor. A largo number of newsboys created au ex citement this evening, by selling a Sunday paper containing a violent article on the Boochor- Tilton-Bowon scandal, in front of the Plymouth Church os the congregation wero leaving. It was found necessary to call the polloo to disperse the boys. The family and servants of the Hon. John J. Blair, a member of the Board o! J?iro Commis sioners. of this city, wero dangorouiiy poisoned to-day.by eating food cookodln a coffee-kettle. Two of his children and ono servant, ills feared, will die. [To the Associated jyets.] New York, Juno 22.—Stokes’ now trial will not occur during the present term of the Ojor and Terminer, which throws it over to Ootohot His counsel have decided to make no effort to bail the prisoner. It is said that the defense will roly upon the medical testimony, so effect ive in the first trial, and will raise a pica of self defense. , , The Polaris search-steamer Juniata Isavoa to morrow or Thursday. Among the articles sent aboard yesterday was a life-raft. Capt. James M. Buddington, undo of tho present com mander of the Polaris, is pilot of tho Juniata. A derrick, employed for placing in position tho Iron columns for the support of the elevated railroad at Thirty-fourth street and Ninth ave nue, fell yesterday afternoon, seriously injuring James Moylan, Surveyor of the road, and John J. Suhroeder, a passer-by. Tho entire family of tho flon. John J. Blair wero prostrated yesterday with a mysterious IU ness, bat, owing to tbo administration of prompt lomodioß, aro now out of danger. The Government revenue tug Jasmine was oOrloasly crippled yesterday by collision with the steamer Harlem. Another illicit whisky-distillery was seized In Brooklyn yesterday. i One hundred and fifty teachers sailed on a sight-seeing tour in Europe, yesterday, per steamer Victoria. Jambs Simmons, an oystorman, was beaten so that his life Is endangered, lost evening, la Newark Bay, by two Staton Island oystormon named Lucas. White, a negro, who endeavored to defend Simmons, was knocked overboard and nearly drowned. It appears that there baa been a second death In Brooklyn from yellow fever. Tbo Timet baa a‘ report that tbo Directors of tbo Pacific Mail Company yesterday resolved to Issue any required part of $3,000,000 bonds to pay the 'accruing obligations for the now vessels, the bonds to bo Unit offered to stockbioldors. The funeral of John A. Kennedy tokos place on Tuesday, under the auspices of the Grand Lodge of Odd Follows. Among tbo poll-bearers will do Thurlow Weed, Mayor Hovemoyor, Thos. O.i Acton, ‘ and Deputy Grand Master Mason Thorne and five prominent Odd Follows. The first race at Joromb Park, yesterday, was wotvby Count D'Orsay instead of Followoraft. The yacht Nancy, of Qroonpolnt, was ran down this evening by a ferry-boat. Four of her crow were rescued, but two men wore drowned. ’ Police Superintendent Motsoll accompanied the * Excise OordmlHsiono-o to-day on a tour of inspection of tbo boor gardens and parks, resorted to Sundays by Gormans. In almost ©very place visited there wore largo crowds, but the behavior of tbo people was un exceptionable. New Your, Juno 21—Midnight.—The report of yellow fever in Brooklyn is now said to bo without foundation. The Board of Health, at a mooting to-day, oamo to the conclusion that tho deaths were from some other oauso. WEATHER AND WATER. War .Department Weather Report* LOOA& OBSERVATION. Chicago, June 23,1873. : kS? : ■ %• I ? ?f UUB». m..., 89.87 80 67 8. E., fresh Fair. 2:Wp.m.... 29.83 86 67 8. 8., fresh. Cloudy. 8:63 p. ra.... 29.81 81 70 8., frosh Fair. 9:00p in.... 29.86 76 76 S. K„ frosh Cloudy. lOilS p. m.... 29.87 78 78 8. K., fresh. 82 Oloar’g. Oiiioaoo, June 92—10:18 p. m. Tho following reports bavo boou received from the places mentioned below: Station.' Bar. 77irj * Wind. /lafni Weather. Ohoycnno... 29.80 69 N.,frcßb, ...Clear. Chicago.... 29.84 78 8.E., fresh. .83 Clearing Cincinnati. 29,03 80 8. gentle. ...Fair. Cleveland.. 20.02 73 8,, frosh, ...Fair. Davenport.. 29.73 80 3. E., f-t>nh, ■ .67 Lightraln. Denver 29.80 71 N, E. f i.sah. ...Clear. Detroit 29.05 C 4 E., gentle. .20 Cloudy. Keokuk .... 29.09 78 8, E., fresh. ■ .25 Cloudy. Milwaukee.. 29.80 60 N. E., light. .03 Clearing. Omaha 29.63 78 8. E., fresh. ... Cloudy Toledo 29.93 70 8. E., gentle. .09 Cloudy PROD ABILITIES. Washington, D. 0., Juno 22.—For Now Eng land, on Monday,-a falling barometer, gentle and fresh northeasterly to southeasterly winds, and increasing cloudiness, with rain areas. For tho Middle States and Lower Lakoßogion, fresh and occasionally brisk easterly to southerly winds, generally cloudy woathor, and rain areas. For the South Atlantic States, light to fresh southeast and southwest winds, partly cloudy weather, and occasional rain areas. From Ten nessee and Missouri, northward over tho Upper Lake Region, frosh and occasionally brisk aoiuh wostorly or southeasterly winds, generally cloudy .weather, aud rain areas. STAGE OF WATEB. Daily report of tho stago of wator, with changes in the twenty four hours.ending 3 p. m., Juno 22, 1878: ABOVE LOW OHAWQEB » , WATEBI lUse. Fall . Cairo 28 ft. .. In. ! Cincinnati 9 ft. .. in 1 In, Davenport II ft. 7 In FortlJenton 8 ft. 7 in. Keokuk 12 ft. 2 in Leavenworth II fij 6ln LoulbvlUo 4 ft. 9 in Marietta 1 ft. .. in 4 in. Memphis 22 ft. 0 In. 2 In Nashvillo 10 ft. .. in 10 In. •New Orleans 2 ft. 30 In Omaha 13 ft. 6 In 1 in. Pittsburgh 2 ft. 6 in 4 In. Bt. Louis 23 ft. 10 In HI. Paul 12 ft, 8 in Vicksburg 35 ft, 3ln Sin. Yankton 13 ft. ..in •Below high water mark of 1871. W. S. Kaufman, Observer, Boom 78 Major Blook, Chicago. Shooting Affrays* Baltimobe, Juno 22.—1n an altercation this morning on North Holiday street, between George Ashton and Thomas Sorrell, both col ored. Ashton fired four shots at Sorrell, wound ing him in tho head, loft arm, and thigh. Ash ton was arrested. Evansville, Ind., Jane 22.—Palmer Davis, formerly of Now Albany, shot and killed Patrick Foley, an iron-puddlor at tho rolling-mill, with out any apparent cause, on Saturday night, Davis osoaped before word could be conveyed to tho police. A man named John Byan, alias Leonard, also a rolling-mill hand, was shot by Davis at tho same time, but not seriously bun. Foloy was from Cincinnati, a single man, about 45 years old, and had only been in town a couple of days. It is rumored that Davis bad au old grudge against Foloy, whom ho had known in New Al bany. Revenue Fraud* In iVorth Carolina* New York, June 22.— The Times' Raleigh (N. G.) special says in tho June term of tho United States Circuit Court tho Grand Jury found forty seven true bills, fifteen for violation of the in ternal revenue laws, nine for defrauding ibo Government in pensions, eight for embezzle ment, nine for perjury, and six for minor of fences. It is sail that prominent revenue offi cers are among those indicted, but the namoaaro not made public. Frauds have boou detected by which tho Government has lost $160,000 in the Fourth District since 1808. The investigation will bo continued at tho November term. Weekly Review of the Albany Live* Stock market* Special Dispatch to The Chicago Tribune, Alb amt, N. Y, Jane 23.— Dxzyks—The market this week hoe ruled dull and tame, at a slight reduction In prices from list week. On Thursday the market opened quietly and rather tame, with a good attend* anoe of local buyers, butchers, ana a few Eastern deal ers, who wanted stock, but were unwilling to pay the prices asked. Dealers wanted to obtain lost week's ruling prices, hut buyers refused to pay It, and It was not until a concession of >»o per lb lire weight had be?n made that dealers wore induced to take the offerings. The decline in prices was mostly made up in the quality of stock, which la much bettor than last week. Trade active, sates of tho day amounting to 1,200 head. On Frida}’ there was an increased representation from Rhode island, Mas sachsotts, and tho Fast, besides a large attendance of local buyers from the river counties. Yesterday there was o largo attendance of buyers, and a lively trade was done, no change in prices being manifest. The receipts for tho week number fl, 115 bead, 1,065 head in excess of last week, of an average quality in every way superior to last week. Embraced in tho receipts were 80 cars ofToxaus of good average quality, Tho follow ing are the ruling prices: Premium, fd.870 MtrB * HWO0M8; first quality, $0.0006.37 s second quollty, *5.6000.00 J third quality, $5.0006,60; inferior, ’ Milch Cows—Tho demand in this branch of 'trade has shown conaldorsble Improvement this week. Re number al>out TOO Ixeaa of good quality, which were taken by local dealers at $40.00 to SOO.OO, which is me range. ’ n°i liAln J_ B ~ T hl i branch of tho trodo has R ?,°® l J ,ta of a poor quality uum w*i which have boon taken by i ?,.?”• Quote, as the ruling; Bhoru Btalo jud Western at 6@6>tfo per lb; spring lambs at 90 ua*u*?.1 88 r”® Hda week have been as largo as i but moat of them wont through in first hands. nuTunJ^® - " 01- PnM ° a Detroit. Paul, Ladj Down-Props SI. barges, AulSoS k ii n f , C ty of *°rk. Concord and Hun amlbargta * iSSiS*®"* **** ftna barge, ISKtaSW aigcl, Favorite; aclTre Cleveland, Mixer* y *i * H °bokon. OnUrio, don, Maxwell, Bt. Andrew, s4ol ni Equlaox i Bimero j echiß Oily of Suwa«v£. « #rße ? b *« Heml llatUe Johuaou, Guiding Hannah, Ely, WinD-Noruieul* r * "ageUif. NUMBER 308. THE ERA. Destructive Fires f ghe Woods in Michi gan, NewY and Penn syl ;jia. Severn! Village e Destroyed, and Many Acn ttf Timber Coni N nod. Other Conflagrations Reported Tester day. New Your, Juno 22.— Tho Times* Poltsvillo, Po., special says a disastrous fire Is raging at Gilborton, having originated in the forest along' the lino of tho Philadelphia & Beading Railroad. Tho lire has boon in progress for some days, de stroying a vast amount of timber on tho south side of the Boar Ridge, but to-day it struck with a terrific shoot over Mahony Mountain and foil on Gilborton. destroying 26 houses belong ing to < tho Hickory Coal Company, and turning over thirty families out without shelter. The fire spread with such rapidity that tho occupants could not savo their furniture. Travel is stopp ed on tho township roods. Tho breaker of the Draper Colliery, an Immense structure, is iu Imminent danger of destruction. Mon, women, and children aro doing all in their power to stay the fiamos, as yet without success. Pottsville, Pa.. Juno 22.— Tho excitement growing out of tbo late disastrous fire hero has to a groat extent subsided. Tho number of houses destroyed, is thirty-four, involving a loss $120,000, with an insurance of $30,000. The sufferers who lost tboir homos and much furniture are provided for by citizens-x until they can got houses to occupy. Tho first house is being erected. in tbo burnt district, and will bo completed this week. The churches to-day contributed liberally for the re lief of sufferers, and further provision will bo mado for their necessities. Sinco Saturday afternoon a fearful fire has boon raging in the northern part of the county, about twelve miles from this borough, in tho vicinity of QUborton, a minim; town between Ashland and Mohony City, it started about S o’clook that afternoon near Draper breaker, of tho Hickory Coal Company, in somo dry brush near tho railway track, from a spark of a freight engine. >ln consequence of those* Tore drouth tho woods are as dry as tinder, and* tho fire spread with astonishing rapidity. Tho breaker was in imminent danger, but was saved by tho exertions of tho minors and by tho pres ence of largo piles of coal dirt in front of It. Tho dames swept on until they reached the village, situated on tho mountain slope, named Quality Hill, consisting of nineteen cottogos, occupied by employes of tho Hickory Cool Company. These with their contents woro so quickly destroyed that tho inmates hod barely tlmo to escape. A hundred pooplo wore in a short time rendered homeless. Loss estimated at SBO,OOO. Tho fire extended from this point oast and west, and is still raging with unabated fury. About three square miles of woodland are thus far destroyed, and several towns are in im minent danger of destruction. Italu is earnestly hoped for to stay the fire. Poughkeepsie, N. x., Juno 22.—An extensive dro is raging in the forest of tho Fiskill Moun tains, which has already traveled nearly dvo miles and burned thousands of cords of wood. Special Dispatch to The Chicago 'Tribune, Detroit, Miou.. Juno 22. —Tho long drouth boa started fresh fires in all parts of the State, and the peoploaro beginning to fear a repetition of the fearful experiences of 1671. Tho turning of the village of Michigammj. in tho Upper Peninsula, is confirmed, and with it the total loss of the mill of John Houghton, of this city. Fires ore now reported as raging in tho woods along all tho railroads yu tho upper portion of tho Lower Peninsula. Yesterday communica tion was cut off entirely on tho Jackson ft Sagi naw Road at Wells Station, and the inhabitants of the village of Blandish woro greatly alarmed. From other points in tho State the wholesale destruction oi timber and fences oro reported and in many quarters tho farm-houses, and set tlements are greatly endangered everywhere. Tho dry weather has very materially effected tho spring crops. Detroit, Juno 22.— Tho Huron Salt and Lum ber Company's Works, at Salzburg, near Day City, woro entirely destroyed by firo at mid night on Saturday, together with 1,300 barrels of salt and a million and a half of lumber. Loss, $125,000. Amount of insurance unknown. Tho property was owned by Smith & Co., of Chicago, excepting the lumber, which was owned by De troit parties. Tho origin of the fire is supposed to have been incendiary. Extensive forest fires are reported in various ports of Northern Michigan, and a repetition of the disaster of October, 1871, is feared. Tho widespread shower of to-day may overt tho danger. Paterson, N. J., Juno 22.—Intense excite ment prevailed in Passaic all day over tho great fire last night. Two men were burned to death in Yoreance's livery-stable, one a half-witted colored man, and tho other a youth of 20 years named Henry Cotes. Those men worked for Yoroanco, and slept In tho stable. Cothwero dissipated, and many believe tho fire to bo due to their carelessness. Others still believe it was the work of an incendiary who hod a fight with Yereanco during tho afternoon. Tho bodies of the men were found this morning burned to a. crisp. An inquest will be held to-morrow. Tho losses are not as largo as at first estimated, more property having boon saved than was at first supposed. Tho principal loser is Herman Sohulting, owner of tho Aquaokanouk House and adjoining bulldlugs, all of which wore de stroyed. His loss is estimated at SBO,OOO ; in surance, $14,000. Mr. Yereanco loses SII,OOO, including six horses, stable, two saloons, ana his residence. Insurance, $7,000. Henry Lcive, lessee of tho hotel,loss $9,000; insurance,ss,ooo. Mr. Lolve, family, and servants barely escaped with their lives. B. J. Painter loses $5,000; in surance, $4,000. Other losers—George Bose, flour and feed; Alonzo Miller, bouse aud stable; Bose, tailor; Joseph Bhodos, plumber; Van Indorakin and Domorost, office furni ture. The Post-Office, Torbune’s drug store ; J. H. Biddoll, painter; J. E. Manson, builder; Doremus, undertaker: MoEeon, saloon; VauOrdon, livery-stable. Total losses, about $70,000. and insurance, $42,000. The tbiovos who followed tho Paterson firemen wero well watched, and did not secure much plunder, though several houses woro robbed. One thief was shot at. and obliged to drop his booty. South Bethleuesi, Pa., June 22.—A large tannery belonging to B. J. Kuntz, at Beersvlllo, four miles from hero, burned last night. Loss, $20,000; insurance, $15,000. BoonESTEB, N. Y., Juno 22.—The Democrat and Chronicle baa a special dispatch stating that an incendiary fire occurred at Mount Morris, Livingston .County, at 1 this morning, which destroyed all the brick stores between the Amer ican Hotel and tho Phelps House, Loss esti mated at $80,000; partially covered by insurance in tho Royal. of Liverpool, Hartford, JEtua, and Phoenix. The sufferers are W. H. Coy, boots and shoes; Tallman Bros., groceries; Warren Bichmond, jewelry. J. Yeomans, druggist; Q. Joel, clothing; william Mullon, saloon: Don ohue Bros., grocers; Bingham ft Coy, hardware; E. H. Palmer, photographer, all on Main street. On Canal atroot tho losers are George A. Green, two dwellings and a bam, aud tho Phelps House and bam. Cincinnati, Ohio, Juno 22.— Tho extensive lard, oil, and candle factory of Charles llarknoss & Co., on Eggleaon avenue, between Fifth and Sixth streets, took fire early this morning, and burned until 12 o'clock. Total loss estimated at $90,000 ; insurance, $75,000, la about forty com- Eanion, partly Cincinnati and partly foreign. Tho ouse was of stone and brick, two stories under and throe stories above ground. The exact mode of starting tho fire is not ascertained. San Fbanoibco, Juno 22.— A fire at Petaluma, to-day, destroyed tho American Hotel, saloon, and stable. Loss, $75,000. Xho Weitthor and the Crops* LaSalle, 11)., Juno 22.—A slight shower foil hero last night, barely sufllclout to lay tho dust, and to-day has been hot as before. Farmers lu this vicinity are fooling greatly discouraged, and think the standing com will not average a half crop. Shipwreck and Loss of Life* Queued, Juno 22.—A telegram from Port an Basque reports a ship totally wrecked, and tho drowning of tho Captain and tho mote.

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