Newspaper of Evening Star, May 3, 1873, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated May 3, 1873 Page 1
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THE EVENING STAR. PiblKkH Itllr, fartayi cucptcd, AT TEE STAR BUILDINGS, reusylTaala Amaf, ear. 11 m B(., i m itwh? itai siisfapw nmji, KJ WJMAVr, a THE ITI5ISO 8TAE i? *rr?l by carriers to (Mr sabcribers at T*a Ct tt* pkk wisi, or Foati- , Form Cwtts r*a E^nB. Copies at the oomter J Two Ctit* each. B; mai!-thr?e moLihs, flJU, iti month*, fS 80; on* y*ar. 31. THB WIIKLT ST AR? PubH"h*d Friday? #1i ? y*ar. VlMtriitlr intdTiur?,fii both tMw.ifj ao pap?r sect longer than paid for. i of adr-Artlirina ?nrnl*h?d nn appOc*tir>a. AMUSEMENTS. \\ MLI.MI^EW OriKi HOI KC. JOHN T. FOKD. Proprietor. TWU FAREWKI L rERH>BMAN< E* TO DAY M \TINEE AT J Oi'LOCK. rVKMNO AT ? O'CLOCK. THIS AF 7EB>i?M?N. M S. a> i u'cb* k, G K A N I > AIMEK M \TINEE, BARKE Bi.Kl E. A ir>*e mi R >?! 4k. i JiiKin *- BcV Rlen ? T11I31sATI' KDA Y 1 EVENiNU. M ?j 3. T>r*t tins- ft* re. ?RPHKC II \ rYFfRS. f KI KTI?I- K MM1LI.I. JITEAC, l>l' HE>NK. LKMYKB. and *15 t?ie ? in the ca*t. y *T1NF.E PUK ES On h'-'ri' r-Mni4,|1 * . n *?. f i' st ..>i* l .i .Kmc 8(?f , ??.I7 |l' ; ;ie Mfl L I N ? O 1. N HALL. RYERY E\ IKING ANDSATTRDAY MATINEE THREE Y EAR1 A MAN-TRAP! THE ?;RE*T REFORM DRAMA, F .B:?-le.l on T S ARTHUR'S Story, c mwerxf-d cmnhT* f?.r it* *li >1e- >r.w tnHitrncr nn-i conceatrat' 1 Inrereat. Pr *l?ced aitb Appropriate Sensory at*! a P >w? r ful Iiramati. Company. SATtTEDAT MAN TRAP MATINEE. Adm>*?:on. 80 cent*. r*eerv~d seat*. 75 cot*. at<.e? win ? ii. Ladi ??* an 1 children, 25 cents. i? . an i <? nred at Ell;*' M>i*ic Store. nil w 4 'RAND PROMENADE t ON? EKT. \t MA^ONIt TEMPLE. On TBESDAY EVENING, May ?,l-v3, W r II P' u-fit of Wi AIV SI* M AW A.\ li WOM K.VS HOM A", F(4n th? chare ? of the LITTLE SISTF.BS OF THE POOR. ?am*> B-tnd erg*g*l. T i krtl. $ 1?Refresh ment* extra, ( udfT the Patronair- of the fallowing Ladies ami trt-Mh-nn: Mart aned* Vo?i|>*, Mr*. Sraainr Caxaerly, llirtnr Fr'jrr, Mm Alicr Ri^., M*dani- i n ran, Ntn Alraanhr, Mr- Hrnmicni, Mi?? Carri II. Rk Th)Mi?. W.C"rcoran,|H|., Mr* T h. a. Berry , ?-?. W Kum t?i? Mr* Karon. Weu. K-l . En M L Steph. n-. J. Carroll I'r-nt, E?.j , Hri J.G B-rirtt, Annua: 'u- " rty, . Mr*. R til-rn. and '?th-r*. nil 11 ASHINOTON IHMTtRl vMlltl E i El' ruith all tit, wjnth Fruuai It aula a.euue. APRIL 2^-O.V E irrtz A\D TWO MATl .v h us. Pwllhrtj Iwt wwl eftke yonac Abmmu S:.u Art.rt, GE> R?K YV TH0MP30N E'r*t ?r???rai . vi ! j? I'taiitiful V.-oa!i?t. KITTY R UtlL KITTY BoWELL. Fir?t appear.:i.< - .f*h- < luripi >, Boas autl Lbct, Bl LI.a GOBDON. E-p^< ia' attern - c\l|??l *. r!i<? gr>-*t PARLOR M1N>TBEL !>< EM l?>tro<*i' ?!!* t???rl!^ ? la>iir?. Th? cii-at C' Bii" S t?r ?ml, Kll.l.T DEVI'UK 1 M N E A II ? T I. KT> N F. \ T V, KCK La-t > f Itto ebarnung yu. -n of :air FANN V D WENPORT. Ttf bt :;ntifnl an<i i .?t.inK Pr- aifrc I* M LLK < ?<S? H?TA R "NZAT1 I. Tin-a ll'inaaruui iMrtoor". Fan THKKIRAI.FY M?TEi;>. K t:?i. ANDOl'RMYMM T!l Nv>VELT* TROl fc. In a gr:??.<l Lilt of ?\f?l[flici?|i. Ti- c--i ? lr with t" ? I. c.i! *rn of ThE M \.-HINv*TuN DETECflVE. Kv i'... WEHSE'PAY ?n l SATCBDAT. B-nflit t )H'Ni BLAND' >\VSh I. M ij 2. u2S OirSo j Oa E\bthiti?a iNkw N ????> S and Sal* { Tth St.Y _ ar f7r? St MARKR ITER'S, Bo. aS1* ft> ?tr?-ct, b<tvk-vt, 1} and E "tr?eta, fight duora *S'ji t 0'1<1 FfU"* ? Hail. Choice Oil Paiotin?a, Ei.?ravir,?a, Chroaa->? .to. At- . ii fi Pap. r HattgiDig*. WiiiJ? Ehativw. Pirtiir??, Kram~?. Picture Oorw ano Tw n^TKkVoX?S? "tLr Fkano r?-ci-mt?-r i? ?nio and Hombor. Jol-lf* LL KINDS OF CAST-OFF WEABING AP PA REL caa b* aoid to th? very bt-?t ?i L> addr <-?atn> >?r calling on JUHTIi, 619 D atreat, bt-rwaon ith and 7tb u. w. ?otaa by mail promptly attandod to. Caah paid. flS g |U ttOLD, IILVBB, BRA00. OOPPBK, Brc , \J bongbt at fair pr>cM luT ? S?a Y rk hunso. ?oaaeh< ld Farnitore boigb' an.l? V N >t^a br mail ?mptl) aueul?d to by ACGEBbTElli, 1409 anaylvania avenna ffl-ly* A Before going elsewhere th* Diaernal l?r<>?* 8?ii? f r ai7. (a ?p?^ialty,) ?n<l only t<> be hail at A. STBAl's", 1011 Pcuu.i. ave., ~--?rlltb. fcTKOl'OLI FAN DOLLAR STORE. M THE LARGEST VARIETY OF GOODS EVER OFFERED! EY'KKY A1.TIC IE A BVBG*IN: MEW AND TASTY GOODS! WHAT A fOLHIi YV1LL Bl'Y! V UAf CENTS WILL Bl'Y! W H aT Ui ( ENTS WILL BL' *! Asm nc the Dollar go< .i< we offer: Children'? Linen tuitl. Miuwillra H*t?. La?.~ iuinu)* Cap*, P trn *?1*. SW diff-reut Chroni .?, ?et* of Platod Tablo Sp? > n?. Fi>rh*. A* ; t'a*c ra. Hair Brnahe?. Mirr-*?, Bri' krt" and U.? k? ctf ail kind*. Fan* of all Lad ?> Ganse YentH, Ladies' brat quality Uudar garu.enla. Geat** Gauze iihirt*, long and ??iort alee,?-*; teirkel* and Wallet*, Kid GK'Tm and Book Gauntleta, Car ea, l?.-*k-, Mnair Album*, B> kn-un m-ii B anla, and the prettieat and largest a-*.>rt aient of Jewelry ever offered; b'a- k wta B. ;?celetp, Chatelaine* and Becklacea a specialty; Hosiery as aanal, S pair* for f 1 In Ofty cent *?*>.)* wa offer. Fine and *of? Lace Vailling. *et? of 2 Linen C dlara and 1 pair Cafe, ftne Dania-k Towel*, Miuruit>< and H'm-iitrhfJ H<tkf?, B' It*. Glove*. Shirt Fronta, Silk ft^ .rfi, Gent> B ?w*. Bi?ket?. Shaw! Strap*. Snap*-!! ier-, Laf Scarf- and B wa, KaiTen atwl Sci?*<>r?. (' ml?* nnd Bro?he?, I'erfniner-,. Jewelry. Spittoon-, Va?^-, Piwwer Pot*. Ornameati.t good Gobleta. Toy* of all fcinda, Ac.. Ac. In tweati tl?ecentartk-lea we have- Lad'e*' Linen C'i!t-. B'lTlu.g f r th -n?ck. ItW doz Gent'* B*iti*h Hall H -ee, large Hnck Towel*, H -metitched a'^l plain Lm?'i Edkf?,2 g?od Born'd Hdkf*, Lidm' H -e, R 1.1;in ard Fib* C'?mb?. Lice Scarf* anl B.??* I doz giw?d pencil*. 6 Britannia T?h Spoon*, Xa -.rk B.i-ket, Lun< h B*?ket?. Kaz ?ra, Knive- an<l R iaa< r?. Fl^aer-pot C'tn*. Hrack-t*. Tawej k' k?. B ?vk Strapa, fine L.aie Tlireau (Moves fur la die* and nwa. Black Ji-welry. tc , Ac To get j oar u. "Uey '* worth, the plici- to tiaii ia 8ILVKR?BRQ'S METROPOLITAN IMLLAR STOKE. 31* SEVENTH BTBEET, ?P? u near PeanaylTacia ittno*, ^tHRTb .MADE TO ORDER. I.i connection with my Merckaat Tailoring b isi Ma. i aiu uu* prepared to MAKE SHIRTS TO CBDIB, ha* iitg eoxa^ed :ha aervlcaa of oaa of the beat cut lera la Ute! y lor that parpoaa. Being aatia M <4 a?v ability to five entire aati-factioa, both in style aod at, 1 reapurtfully solicit tba patronage of tka pobi^. _ _ _ O. T. KEEN. Sum ojid />'aavrj Slum* fanurer, al9 la 4"J5l Kh ?u??t uortnwaat yLENNA KXI'USITION. ClRtlLAR LETTERS OFtREDlT, i**ced sy iiV COOKE ft CO. The Circular Latter la a letter of tatroduetioa to banker* of character laraaaaaM ia* mmid. Identify ib? tbeb?arer and auth- riaing paymenta to him a* reauired to th? extant of hi* deposit with U*. Full information will be furaiaM upon applica tion ia per*oa or bp latter. J A V COOKE It CO., Btaktri, _ap*l? WASBIKQTOM. fVOW Ol EXHIBITloB. tba boa ton White IN Vest, ientirely; _aew.)_battnas faeteaed with r: lit t(*t, ientirei* new,j I'Hf n* taeteacd ll^a, at A. STRAUS', 1B11 Peaita. are., jWiuvTco^rM/<s ? K'\1M7 Piivtirivit irmt.*y^3 Qenntaa BrarHian P^^h,e ^pectactss janlt-tr GBRHLtL RMPLOTBMTorFICa.-AUjHf so? ?%*??? ?? rxfsi WbHI^TlCB-Twt E S JCSTH7D atreet, be t*?i grh Kid 7th streets northweat, sells ca EECOKii HAND CLOTHING at lesstbaa ba-f the coat t>f ready Bade arw case. BILK DRMMES a spacia'ty f?U-ly C*iuH?~coCoirEF-nnt5^TrirTrin-p7^r, Lareader, and Tea c .lore, a>d of nacclleat aartaiMftlj, at A JSTlAW, 1011 Pctina. are. ? r 11th. tB 4 1 All PETS CLEAN El' AT THE STEAM CAR C pet BFATING WORKS. ??0 Maine areaae. 1-et .mi ai mitt Carpet,' called for sttd rritraed Tr?tf? dW- tZO ?IGK. apiA ly * SPECIAL NOTICES. Fine Old Rye Whisky, Fine OI?t Kyf W hisky, Fine Old Rye Whiaky, Fin' Old Kye Wtii-ky, Fine Old Rye Whisky, Fin- Old Rye Whisky, , Fin? Old Rye Whisky, Wartrrnud Warrant,4 WarrriHttit Ftirt Purt furt Ami PmiJulwniH, Fit irtntt*: an-l Mtd-ctnal Uu. This is the article we Into now sold for upwards ot Bv? y> nrs with universal satisfaction; put up in larre battles at One Dollar p? r battle, or can be n id ilt any >i>iautity. VNotice, that we will return the money if this Whisky do * nut give satisf.kctiou or preve as repra sent'-d by us. Also an excellent stock of California Wines?P >rt, Sh?rry. Ang-'lica, Mu?catel, li ck and Claret; al?->, K' lly 's Island Ca'awb* and imported Liquors of all kinds. ARTHUR NATTANS, Druggist, alo-tr Corner 11 and D streets n. w . N TIIK BREAKFAST, LUN< HEON,DINNER AND SUPPER TABLE, Lra k Perrins' H orcfttfrikir* Sanre ? S INPISPKXSABLK. JOHN DUNCAN 8 SONS', N?w fork, Oct IS 2<>wly Agents to r the United State*. A Card. A CVrgyman.while redding In South Amerla *r nusak.uary, discovered a safe and simple rem <iy f r tl?e cure of Nervous Weakaeas, Early Decay, Disease of the Urinary and Seminal Organs, and the whole train of disorders brought on by baneful and vicious hat its. Great numbers have been cured by this noble remedy. Prompted by a desire to benefit the afflicted and unfortunate, I will send the recipe for preparing and nsMig this medicine, in a sealed eci*!"p?-. to any one who noeds it. Frei of Chargi. Address, JOSEPH T INMAN, Station D, Bible Hoc ,e, marB-ly New Fork Citr. EXCURSIONS, <fcc. M 'I'HK FIRST GRAND EXCURSION ANI> PIC ? NIT, to |.e giv<n bj tlie UNION CLUB, u MONDAY. May Mb. at nuntinson Park. No pain- *1.1 !>? f pared torn ike ir aereeable to all ? 10 may fav >r ti- with their patronage. Train- \v II leave B aul >>ih street-at ll?.38 a. m.; return, leave liuiitinctoii at i? 25 p. m. li* LADIES' GOODS. RS. C. B. tilLLET, AT THE NEW FORK MILLINERY STORE, HAS REMOVED from 614 9th street TO 469 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, WASH I Vfi TON I) I', ai d has jnst returned from New Y >rk with the latest styles and novelties in Millinery and fa* ( ?' ?!?*. Thankful f.'T past fa>ors, she solicits ir.n tinn*:ic? of^atrorage. api-l In." VOTI( E.? Baricaics are now being offered in ^ MILLINERY 2)C>j/ and FANCF GOODS, By E. LEN/BERQ A CO., a2S-tr 707 Market Spac, || A I R GOOD ?7 FIE^T CLASS GOODS AT LOW PRICES. Fine PRAIDS, CURLS. etc? of our own m it;e, d at i>-'?.nfactnrer** prices.T?t H PHILIPPI'S II.i.iMuik >a<! rv and Store, 719 Market Sp. e, betwe? n Tth and 8th -treets. a21-6l* SI ISS Mcl'OR >I1C'K, 904 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE,' ?* (Up Staiks,) W ill open rn THURSDAY, April 4th, a large and attractive assortment of Imported BONNETS AND ROUND HATS, to which the special attention of the ladies is called, ai-tr STAMPING DEPOT, #17 8bvs>th Street, fetP-tr Opposite Patent Offlce. WELLING OF f I SELLING OFP I AT COST, TO DISSOLVE PARTNERSHIP, the entire stock OF THE NEW YORK BAZAR, 441 Seventh street, near E. BiarT-tr NO HUMBUG. ??f ADIES1" Li FRENCH STARCH ENAMEL Is the be?t article in the world for doing up Linen or Muslin. It Imparts a beautiful gloss to the fabric. For tale by all Grocers. BLKNHAM 1 CO., Manufacturers, ISO West Lombard street, }*nl4-ly Baltimore. Maryland. JT MAY NEVER OCCUR AGAIN, OUR roj'ULAi: bPEClALTlEi. MEN S DEPARTMENT. 9 10?Our celebrated ?10 Busi-icss Suits? $ 10 $10-We are still selling?910 910?A good Business Suit for .910 910?Onr?ales are enormous? $ IO 6 10?In fine Basiue?s S'iit? at *10 ? 10?Our stock ie Trei?endoit??.? 10 $10?Of all wool Suits at ?10 A SPLENDID STOCK, A FASH I OA A BL b STOCK, A LAKOb STOCK, Ob FINER SUITS, OF JMPOKTbU FAbKICS, AT PROPORTIONATE PUCKS. FOR THE I0CHQSTER9. '? WOULD 1 WERE A BOY SOME MORE."' 5?-0nly five dollars for a School Suit?$4 94?A good Suit for %i. 9^? A durable Suit for ?4. f i?A well made Suit for $i. ? i? Our assortment is good? 9*. C^?Our stock is immense?94 94?Of Boys Suits for 9??. OUR PRICES ARE AS LOW COMPARATIVE LY, FOR FINK U J AGONAL SUITS, FINE BLUK AND BLACK SUITS. FINK LIGHT AND DARK SUIT. ENTIRE STOCK NOW COMPLETE. AN EARLY 1NSPKCTI0N INVITK1J. S BROTHBB8, FASHIONABLE TAILORS, ?p2s tr CoKtt?m Tra and P Btbbiw. HAVE JUST RECEIVED ?O DOZEN LADlEb' SKIRTS, WHICH wk ARK SKLL1MU AT ?8 CENTS PEE 8KIET. LOCK WOOD, Hum ft TATLOI, ?43 PENNSYLVANIA AVENDE, at tr . Metropolitan Hotel Block. j^XAMINE THE GOLD SPECTACLE, OH1T |4. H. H HEMPLER, Optician. ??tr 4X WORKING MEN>ts mo came to strike * tWey caa bur Ooato at ?4, Pants! tlJi 9t, at bTRAUB . 1011 are., near lltE. tsnssfba EVENING STAR. DOUBLE SHEET. Washington News and Gossip, 1>TFR*AT. Rev en i/K?The receipts from this source to-day were 111'.*'). Pkesident Gp.ant is to have .1 public recep tion at Galena this afternoon, and will leave to-night lor Chicago. Cai t. Edwin .V. Sumner. 1st cavalry, ha? been ordered to report to Col. Jefferson C. Davis, at the lava beds, for duty as aide-de camp. Southern Claims Commission Spee:al Commissioner A. W. Chilton, ol Alexandr a, has been authorized to take testimony in the District of Columbia relative to losses of prop erty during the war. Mr. Daniel Smith lia* reigned his seat in the District Council. His reason for this step, as stated in his letter to the President, is that he l a* removed from the southern portion ot the city which he represented iu the Couucil. Naval Orders?Commander Andrew AV. Johnson has been ordered to the naval obser vatory in this city. Lieut. Commauder Janus B. Seeley lias been ordered to the naval ren dezvous at Boston. Midshipman Theo. Porter lias been ordered to special duty at Wash in ton,I>. C. ? \N k know General Grant and believe him to be 110 ordinary man. On the contrary, he has tha: rare combination of elements of character which never tails to enable the possessor, under favorable circumstances, to deeply impress his mark upon the history ot the times in which lie lives?[ .<lexandtr H. nt. SinrriN<; Pi n. Does?The Sergoant-at-Arms ot the Senate has already sent to Senators the greater portion of their quotas of public docu ments, which are to be distributed l>efor<? .lu'y 1, arul the extra force of men employed for tiib purpose is being mp' Ily reduced. Several ot Sei ators have sent their i>oxe> is freight, deelm ing to make use of the franking privilege. (iEx. Cowra, A.-sistant Secretary of the In terior department, and Col. I>. C. Cox, Petition agent for the District of Columbia, returned I roin New York this morning. Indian supplies, bids for which were opened in New York a d iy or two since, were contracted tor this vear i?t pt; :es generally lower than last year. The tor Hour accepted by the government, w.-re tro-u sixteen to seventeen ceuts per hundred weight cheaper than last year. York of this Transportation Commit ted?The Senate committee on transporter'm routes, of which Mr. WintBm, of Minnesota, is chairman, has decided upon a plan of iuve-ti gatioti, which embraces si\ general division-* J hrough sub-committees holding session- ii, various places, Chicapt, St. Ixuis, Cinciniict Ac., it is intended to obtain statistics and vi-ws trom boards of trade, corn exchanges, cham ber* ot eomm< rce. ike., in order to ascertain the best method for legislative action to cheap.-n the transportation of western produce to market. Personal?Senator Sumner has direst *1 the Secretary of the Senate to pay into t'ie I reasury the " back pay" credited to th it Senator's account, amounting to *1,'4?.i;o. ???Hon. Samuel Shellabargcr has accept d ihe appointment tendered to him by the Pre-id ut *?. V,en,b?? ?f t)'e civ'1 service comm ssi >11. Ktar Admiral Alden, commanding the European fleet, visited the Sultan of Turkey J musday, and in the evening took his det> trt ? ? ?Col JJ. L. Pennington and Mr. P. O. Clarke, ot the Alabama legislat ire. are at the St. Marc Hotel. 6 ' The Stndd.ate.?The entire amount of bonds subscribed for by the European syndi cate (?"0,000,(100) have been sent out, the party ot last week taking out the last bitch wh.h will hi rive in Luiitiun 011 Tuesday or Wed'i *s dtn- next. No more will be sent until furtVr oid-Ts trom the syndicate, and that depends 11 tirely upon the number of subscribers to the new loan,and the amount subscribed,which he syndicate may secure. No information has been received by Secretary Richardson vet from Mr. Cattail, our financial agent in L jii don as to how the loan is being t;?ken by Euro pean capitalists. ami it is not likelv that any lie finite information will be received from him betore the latter part of Mavor first of June. He only got to work fairly in I?ndon last w-?.-k and some days must elapse before he can ju ige witb any accuracy as to how the loan is be nir taken. Should it be taken with any rapidity another subscription will be made bv the syndi cate and more bonds sent to them by the first ot J uue. Reducing 'the Internal Revenue Ex penses One-Halp?The Commissioner of In ternal Revenue yesterday settled the question of salaries to be paid to revenue officers in New 1 ?.rk state under the now law, aud will by the new arrangement save over one-half of the ex penses of assessing and collecting the revenue under the old law, and this is for the time from May 20th to July 1st, 1513. During this period the social taxes are collected, and the expenses larger than at any other time of the year He is now actively engaged in ar ranging the schedule of salaries to be paid under the new law, and has tixed those tor collectors, deputies, clerks, Ac., in about one-half of the states. The cost of assess ing the internal revenue last year was*3,2u,uoo and of collecting it *1,?07,006. Bv the new ar rangement at least one-half of the sum total will be saved as compared with the old plan, and from one to one and a half million as com pared with the plan reducing the number of collection districts to eighty, which was au thorized by Congress a year ago. but not put 111 effect, being supplanted by the one abolish - ishing the office of assessor, which goes iuto effect on the 20th Inst. Th* Official Stami?of the Post Office Depart* knt?The designs for the new official postage stamps to be used in all of the depart ments of tue government, after July l?t ne\t, which were recommended by Third Assistant Postmaster General Barber, aud described in 1 he Star a few days since, have been adopted by the heads of the different departments. On consideration, however, it was deemed advisa ble to modify the design of the official stamp to be used by the Post Office department, In order that there might be no possibility of postmas ters confounding it with the ordinary postage stamp. As finally adopted the design differs materially from the official stamps in other departments, it being especially distinc tive in character. The border of the stamp is black, with but little ornamentation. In the center of the stamp is a large white oval space, with the denomination in figures equi-distant Irom the top and bottom; above Is the word "official," in black letters, and below, the word 'stamp.'' The words, "Post Office Depart ment," are placed over the upper arc or the white oval. On the left side of the lower por tion of the latter is the letter "17," and on the right the letter ?S." Still below, on a scroll, are the words and figure. "Three (3) Cents." 8*otch Firs for America.?The Depart ment of Agriculture is in receipt of advices from the United States consul at Dundee, Scotland, conveying the information that Ben Jaaiin Keid A Co., nurserymen, of Aberdeen, Scotland, have presented to this government, through the Agricultural department, 30,000 plants of the true 8cotch Or, or Highland pine tree, for distribution in the western states, where tree shelter is of paramount importance. These plants are sent in packages each contain ln? by u# Pennsylvania, which left Glasgow ott the F?th of April, and the owners of the vessel, the State Line Steamship company, have kindly undertaken to convey them free, so that the plants are delivered at New Yerk free of expense to this government. Messrs. Keid 4 Co. consider the Scotch fir tree as well suited for extensive planting In the being very hardy and of free growth. The timber Is also of value for most domestic domestic forming purposes. These gentlemen further propose, should It be acceptable to the I 11 ited States government, to place at the dis posal of the Commissioner of Agriculture, either this season or the next, an additional number of 70,000 Scotch fir, psoperly packed and deliv ered free of expense to anv steamer that imv be named sailing from Glasgow to the I'nited States. These tree* average IS inches iu height, and as the planting season for this class of trees is now at hand, the commissioner proposes to distribute them in the original packages from New York, where thev will be delivered to suit able parties who desire to tost their usefulness en the tr?t less plain* of the west, and are will ing to Incur simply the cost or transportation Jfew York to the j^nit of dirtinntJou. THE OPEKVVCi OF TIIC METKOPOL ? TAX H%11.ROAD. ll?m Khali li be l tiliinl for W*oh> iufftOM? The New KrUtlonN of the Baltimore and Ohio Raliroa?l to this City. The excursion trij? over the Metropolitan railroad this week, preliminary to the opening of the road for business on the teth Inst.,afford ed an opportunity for the party of citizens wh?> went over the road to judge of its quality, aud at the same time to discus* with the representa tives of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad pre sent, rtie relative w ants and grievances of tliat company and the city Qt ^ ashington; matters which have served to keep up unpleasant rela tions between Uie two for so many year*. Now that the Metropolitan road is unmistakeably completed for business?a consummation s<> long delayed that Washlngtonians have grown incredulous as to its being reached within the experience of the piesent generation?it be comes necessary, if the new short line to the West is to be utilized for the benefit of Wash ington. that some arrangement of the differ ences between the city and the Baltimore and Ohio sompany should be roide. It is requisite that some understanding should be reached as to the place where the company's stations and depots should be placed to best accommodate the public and the road; and also by what route the track can enter the city with least injury to the streets and i e grade. After hearirg the matter fully discussed, we are yet of the decided opinion that the interests both of the road and of the city would be best served by tunnelling Capitol Hill, and making the connections through Washington south, along the streets in South Washington already devoted to railroad purpose*. The proper thing would h:ive been a grand uuion uejiot for all the rail roads entering Wash ington, in the southern portion of the city; but as that project fell through, the ?ext beet course would seem to be to have all the railroad busi ness here brought as nearly together as possi ble in that part of the city, a* the streets indicated have already been virtually spoiled for anv other than railroad uses. But if the company" prefer to make their southern connections lb > a route wholly their own across the Potomac above Washington, keeping their station and depot in the northern part of the city, it would seem to be desirable that they should change their line of entrance to the city, so as to pass down a single street or avenue, instead ot crossing a number of streets and squares diagonally as they do by their present route to their station on'New .Jersey avenue. By passing north ot the Deaf and Dumb asylum ami entering the city l?v Delaware a v.Mine, and lollow itig that street in to their station, a !>??*-. objectionable route than the present one mig it (?erhapabe fonnd. But it is apparent that fie time has come when some conclusion should i?e reached. tiik rporoern railroad nrilDlsos. Vicc I'resident Keyser gives the assurance that the new railroad buildings for Washington shall l>e first class in every respect, fully adapt ed to supply all the terminal facilities needed at this end of the new short line to the West. Probably it would not be fair to judge of what the company intend to do in this way, from what thev have done in the past. From whatever cause, it is certain that the ideas of the manage ment of the Baltimore and Ohio road are ex panding amazingly of late, in the line of liberal improvements. This is illustrated by the really magnificent seiies of railroad hotel* tliey are erecting along their western line, and ot which that recently completed AT CrMBKRLAND is a specimen. This hotel is not surpassed by any railroad hotel in the country in dimensions and appointments. The center building, 141 feet lront, is two ytories in height, surmounted by a lofty cupola. The wings, 48 feet by *4 feet each, are four stories in height; and the back building, coniaiuing the kitchen apart ments, is 3$ feet by 1>7, and three stories in height. The entire building is of hrick, cov ered by a slate root. An ornamental iron pi azza. 10V feet wide, extends along the front, and there is a roomy two-story |>ortieo between the wings on the rettr. The dining-room is 34 feet by 141. and will seat from tour to five hun dred persons. The basement is titted up for a billiard room, restaurant, offices, laundry. Sc., and the grounds to the south of the hotel to the extent of about three acres, are to be enclosed and ornamented with a fountain, evergreens, trees, and shrubbery. At Piedmont the company have put up a new passenger depot, :>2 feet by 52, and three stories high. AT PARK, a lew miles this side of Oakland, the company are ereetiug a handsome hotel for a summer re sort, corresponding with tlia? at Cressou, on the Pennsv tvama Central railroad. The main building Is 5>. feet by 48, four stories high, with two wings, 55 bv 40; and with a back building 35 by'Ap feet, tliiee stories high. This summer resort at Deer Park is not intended for a rail road eating house, but a commodious building for the latter purpose will be erected at Oak laud, near by. J1E. GARRBTT AS A PROGRESSIONIST. These and other expensive improvements show that Mr. CJarrett sees tlw necessity or de sirability of bringing up his great weste- line and it* appointments to its proper rank a.aong the important roads of the country. He de clares his Intention to make the new railroad buildings at Washington alike creditable to his company ami to this city. Why should he not? He and his road have certaiulv more interests at stake than Torn Scott and the Pennsylvania Central, who have already expended, or propose to ex|>end from two to three millions of dollars in this city in the erection of permanent bridges,

tunnels, stati- n-houses, dej>ots, round-houses, A:c. Financially the Baltimore and Ohio road is now in a i>osition to undertake liberal im provements on a scale second to no road in the country. Its surplus fund, which represents capital"derived from earnings Invested in tho various branch and connecting roads, and the imptovements constructed on the maiu line, and which is not represented by stock or bonds, now amouuts to ?2i>,15l', 2??.36. The profit and loss account tor the vear ending September 30, 1872, showed an increase of ?2,903,517.(0. The stock, paying a dividend of 10 per cent., is held at 1.8n. (or above par.)and is not easily obtained. An order for 40?> shares on foreign account has been six months on hand in Baltimore, and has not yet been wholly tilled. The bonds are selling at par in London; a standing obtained by not many railroads. The company by pursuing a cautious and rather slow policy have made themsdlves a good financial name;"and with a solid surplus to go on, can. and ought, now to proceed to earn a good name for enterprise and attention to the wants of the public. Apparently this is the course they have decide upon, as above indi cated. For the accommodation of their growing business thev are certainly moving with energy. They are now building a third track all the way from Grafton to Baltimore. They are building, also, theee hundred miles of new railroad this summer In the extension of their line to Chica go, &c. To accommodate the enormous pres sure of coal traffic in consequence of the coal famine in England, five hundred new coal cars are being turned out as fast as the capacity or the construction shops will permit. Last week 3,706 car loads of coal weut over the road from Cumberland to Baltimore, equivalent, at ten tons U) the car, to 37,060 tons or oo*l. This sum mer 100 locomotives and 3,000 cars will be added to the equipment of the road, built at the com pany's works at Baltimore and Piedmout. The army of employes of the company now numbers from 16,000 to 17,000. TBI METBOPOLITAH BOAD. Now, if Mr. Garrett will, as he promisee, give Washington the benefit of her shorter line West by the Metropolitan road, why may we not derive some benefit from the coal trade by rail in competition with the canal, especially as the canal company hare this season entered upon the suicidal policy of raising freights? It is Mr. Garrett's boast that the tariff of his road for coal has continued, summer and wiater without alteration for five years, and that he Las uniformly declined to enter into any combi nations to obtain advanced rates. Vice President Keyser, who as win to be a man of force and brains, in his speech at Graf ton, declared that the purpoee or hie company was to give Washington the full benefit, in the way of reduced freights, of her new shorter line to the West. As be said the same thing pre viously to the press representatives and dtisens present, we may believe that hi* assurances w?*re something more than pleasant after-dinner wttiranccs, and realTy retiectftl Um views of (be j comjany. We rive bim fair warning that tbe people of Washington will hod him to h ?> word. A??uiedly, with this advantage in dtoanor our cit\ ought to nap material advantages in the way of rehired tariff upon provision*, tue'. Ac , from the Went, as well as from the redaced passenger fare. The distance to the Point ot Rocks Is not only reduced 4? ml I eg by the ne? road, but on the completion of the extension tj Chicago. the distance from that city to Wad, ington will be reduced to 784 mile*, Against tf'! lfles betwem Chicago and Baltimore. THE ErsiSKM OPES1WH OF THI RO\I?. The time fixed for the opening of the Motr< poli tan road for business is the 1Mb inst., an.i the officers are now busy preparing the sched nltr. The tariff of fare is not definitely *et tied, but it will probably be about 3 cent" p r mile, or about the rate on the Washington branch. There will l>e one or two locil tra;n? run i>er .lay from Washington, and the three through western trains per day to and from Baltimore will lie run via Washington and t!i ? Metro) olitan road, as. though the distance by this city is a little more, better speed can b : made in consequence of avoiding the heai v grades and short turns of tbe Pafapsco. The latt? r route will Ik? given up to freight and local business. On the completion of the Gaitfu-r* burg and l.aurel cut-oil. the Baltimore passen ger trains west will, of course, make u?e of t'.ii: shorter line, aiid not eome by the way of Wash ington. The stations aud distances on tlie Me tropolitan road will l>e a* follows: Sliver Spring 7 miles. Knowles 3 ?? Rockvilie 6 ?' Oaitbersburg ('junction) 5 ?' Oermantown 3 4* Boyd's 4 " DlckersOn's 6 *? Tuscarora 4 " Point ot Hocks 4 ?? Total* 42 mf'es. Suitable station houses will be built at these poit ts, and there will be four of first class, t <? ?t Silver Springs, Rockville, Germintown. atel IMckerson's. These four station houses are to be of uniform size, two stories in height, St feet front by 41 depth, and built of pressbrick, wUh slate roofs. The road at Dickerson's station rnns within two miles of Sugar Ixuif mouutain, which *tande 1,100 feet above tide, and from which in clear weather the city of Washington. HJ> miles distant, is plainly visible. We Lave heretofore fully described the peculiarities o! the country traversed bv the road, and the numerous engineering difficulties inbuilding .t. so successfully met by Engineer Randolph and Assistant Kr.glneer P. P. I>andridge. T!ie ground was broken for the Metropolitan ro?d in 1866. MAM'FACTi r.E i'F THE P< >STAL C*A CI>S.? 1 he Springfield (Mars ) l uion of the 1st instant, says that the whole number of |*>stal car 1 printed up to the date mentioned was but ,'hT <00. and that all of tliein were rejected l.y (he special card agent at Springfield. I he n- ?. printer at the Morgan factory is turning ?ou uiuch better work than his predecessor, a ?l everything now indicate? that acceptable ca; l will be turned out without nrieh m?re del ty. Of the first instalment ol 5.i- > ' ' "J"';0?, V* asked for bv the Bo-ton ; ? \L,, ? New York citv, BW?,?0O by S.i" ? isoo * by Philadelphia, and the rest ot lire uve milium by 39 other offices. How Mich Bourboh ir Takk* to Start a Kksticky Post Orrirr.?A letter was re ceived by a gentleman at the Post Office de partment this morning from a Kentuckiau. asking that the former use his influence to se cure the reopening of r. ? "rta.u jiost otlice in state mentioned, fb". writer ended his appeal bv saving that If th ? official woui' attend to the matter and come down at the reopening he vould have two gu'lons of "goo.1 eld Bourbon to celebrate the occasion with. The onwia who received the appeal expressed the opiu.<?n that on such an occasion two gallons ot Bour bon wouldn't go round, and at least four gallon^ are required to oj>en an ordinary country 1*041 office in Kentucky. The remains of the late Javes Btt?^?, of New York, were taken from here on t'ie s o'clock train this morning. As before state I, tbev were in a magnificent casket. This was lined with satin, in which flowers were embroi dered, and during last evening a number of 11ow< rs were Arranged beautifully in tue pl-*at> of the satin?a delicate bud to cover each of jbetiubroidered flowers. The casket was con veyed in a htari-e to the railroad depot, where it *as placed on tbe train tor New ???rlc. The cortege consisted ot four carriages, bel les the hearse, and behind the hearse the favonU horse of the deceased was led by a groom. 1 he remains were accompanied by the sou, daugh ter. and son-in-law of the deceased (Mr. N>il son) to New York, and Messrs. Buxton, door keeper of the House of Representatives. Ch:i in ccv, and four of the Capitol police, went on in charge of the remains. On their arrival in New Yotk thev will l?e deposited in tirade church, from which the funeral will take pi.tee to-morrow. A Nice Little Arka*okme*t Spoiluo.? It having come to the knowledge of Commis sioner Douglass that in some instances internal revenue storekeepers are employed when_there is no necessitv for their services, he ha* issued an order to prevent anv further useless employ ment of such officers." Storekeepers are paid from three to five dollars per day for the tuna actually employed, and are assigned to duty at anv distillery or warehouse w liile spirits arc contained in such buildings, as they have to in spect and stamp such spirits in connection with the cuagers when they are taken out. Recently it has been discovered that in some instances w hen a distillery ceased operations, one or > wo packages of liquor were left by the distiuer, necessitating the employment ot' the store keeper untu the removal of such packages. An arrangement could easily be made between the distiller and storekeeper th it the former should leave a small quantity In the distillery after stopping work for a season, in considera tion w hereof the latter would pay a portion ot the salary he might receive from the govern ment bv the continued emp'oviuent to watch the small quantitven hand. The commissioner has therefore instructed colb-ctors throughout the country having warehouses or distilleries in their districts that whenever the amount ot spirits in anv warehouse or di?tillerv shall be less than IJ.OOO gallons, the s .ecial storekeei>cr employed therein shall be discharged, and the kevs be delivered to some tre-ieral storekeeper, who shall have charge of as mar.y separate buildings as he can suneiiutend. and reccive but one salary. The headquarters of such gen eral superintendent to be at the collector's office. y Will of the L?leJuinwBrooh"?. The will of the late Congressman Brooks, of New York, was tiled in the Probate Court of this District and fully proven yesterday. The will is dated April L'sth last, and a codicil is append ed, dated April 30th. It is written on parch meut, and b* witnessed by Dr. A.\ . P. Garnett. E. MacLeod and Heurv Garnet.. He bequeath ed to bis son, James Wiltou Brooks, his rij^ht, title, ana interest in aud to one-half of tbe New York Evening Express; one-half interest in the Express building, 23 Park Row. and all the books in the room known as the "New Library in bis residence, 363 Fifth avenue. New York. To his wife, Marv Louisa Brooks, his house, 36 Fifth avtnue, New York, with all the furniture therein, and his horses and carriages; also ft 100,000 In land-grant bonds ot the Luion Paci fic railroad on condition that she renounces her dower right in the personal and real estate to Park Row. To William l^aer. of New York, in trust for his daughter A irginia, all hi* real estate In Washington city, including hit house No. 1813 F street, with the furniture therein, also, thirty-two #1,000 income bonds of the the Union Pacific railroad; also, thirty-five $1,000 first mortgage bonds of the same road. To his daughter, Mary NeUson, fi?e eastern di^ vision, Kansas, bonds of *1.000 each .and fg.W in St. Louis, Chillicothe, and Omaha railroad bonds, to hold the same free from the oontrol ot her husband. To her husband, Charles H Neilson, twenty ?t,000 first mortgage Untoi. Pacific railroad bonds, on condition that he do tend all his other property against suits insti tuted by the United States or-other parties The sum of *5.000. dne him by his brother, Dr George W- Brooks, of New York, is devised for the purpose of payipg the mortgage on his houst to that amount in this city. All nls other prop ertv. persoual or mixed, he bequeathes to bi son .lames Wilton* Brooks, and names as hi executor William Truey, of New York. The codicil stakes it a condition that bis sot> dames Wilton and his daughter Ytrglnla shall only enjoy the property loft them by paying 1* equal parte all taxes which may become due ot> house 363 Filth avenue, New York, during th. life ot his wife. Mary LonMa Brooks, ami makes sncb taxes liens on their estate, and thai the son shall par her *3,000 and tbe daughter *2.000 per insnin during her lifetime. Gsokoe B. Hicks, a prominent electrician, inventor of tbe first automatic telegraph re Mater, aid formerly General Agent of the western / moeiated Fre?, died yesterday at Cleveland. THE TIEmA EXPOMTIOX. Brtlllnat ?|Mriai KpMUrk. Full account* of the oiienini of the I'BimM! Exposition it Vienna, Thur*Ut. with the at tendant ceremonies and addressee of the Arch duke Charles. the Emperor, Prince Von Auers p? rg ami the burgomaster of Vienna, have been telegraphed te tni* oountrv. Ahion* these are the description* of Edmund Yates. the English n< -vellst. and John Russell Young. the well known oorresjondent. who hare sent U> the New York Herald separate acconntsof the ormisn l>AT. Mr. Young, in bin account of the open rig nt* : Vienna w? shrouded this morning. In cold, u: friendly skies, which did not contribute to ttie splendor of tbe festival of |>eace The cloud tlmat< n< d rain, and tbe Danube was rultle 11>\ sharp. pierciig winds, but in spite of the dis? gr< sable weather tbe Viennese were out eariv and g*v1> honored the Isng-expected day. Early in the inorniiig the guests who were invited to witites* the opening ceremony of the great ex position were bidden to be 'in the exhibition building at ten o'clock, as the royal guests were expect*-d at twelve. Tbe people who could not falti entrance to it crowded tbe avenue* near it. *nder tbe noble tree# of the ancicnt forests 01 Hot burg, tlie palace of the Eu>i>er<?r. to tb? exposition building, tbe palace of tbe world, were eager, hurrying throngs. As became * ?tay ot peace, no K>ld-er* were in line, and only an* occasional guardsman, in dark Hungarian costume, was employed to point the war. A thin line of citlaens. in hoi id a v dress, fringed the path of the proce<?uon. Smiling faces, coyIv peering into the im|*-iial carriage, was greot<*| with a welcoming smile in returu. Over the different wings of THK OIfiA*T1C FIMFIO* the tings ot all nations fluttered in the winds and mingled their colors in friendly contract, our own. as seemed fit, considering recent events. I'nlondown. As soon as the vast hall, the size of which comes -.lowly on yon. with a full sense of its immensity, w.ts opened, tbe surging multitude began to till it, crowding freni twenty owning door*. Without and within the scene was exceedingly animated, in soni< respects exceedingly picturesque?and Vienna, though its welcoming day of spring has often been celebrated with great )>onip and ni ?gn<ti cence, never before witnessed a pilgrimage to the prater so brilliant or so magnificent. Tbe effect produced on the mind of tlie visitor by a tirst glance at the m-ide of tbeespxutiori build - ing was not agreeable. The raw frescoed walls teemed to weep with ooring frost and rain. Tlie high organ obtruded naked metal pii?e-, which w ell-nn ant banks of greenery would not hide. Everywhere everything seemed misplaced. There were statues, castinge* groups and can opies hung with cloths and caipets, producing a most grotesque ettect. Frafn-e. a* a solemn and prc|?>sterotis lion, stared hungrily down t'tom an iin|>erial dais, and confronted the famous Lake l.cman group, which celebrates the rtturnof tleneva to the arm-of Switzer land. Tbi- colossal group liecatne a j>oint ol attract inn tor A merican sight-seers, a clust -i ot th>se astonishing the Austrian Chamberlain by their agilit> and courage. As bis Excel lency the t'bamherl&in entered the vast space -eeimd sj>otted with black m isses in evening dicss gathered in patches and slowly increasing in number. Then a wave of l>e:i!ity and color surged into the ladies* l>oxea in the'diplomttic quarter, eaeh beautiful grandee provokine a ripple of wondering comment as she floated to h r place. M AGKtriCENCE or THE ?OE>r. At a single glance one saw the courtliness and sphi.dorot an ancient throne surrounded l>y <)iia nt and in numerable costumes, decorations, insignia ot the variety ot races which obey the deireesofthe Kaiser. The multitude took everv form and color. Swarthy warriors in tbe ri. li apparel ol the Danube; Poles, Hungarians and Bohemian* in the costumes of their countiy. and the dress of the armies and navies of the world, our own genuine hlue being neither ab sent nor forgotten, beli>ed to complete the pic ture. The whole scene was a -urging sea of color. At every turn the eye was met by a great display of raiment, black, orange, green and brown; velvets, laces, waving pluinrrs, rich enfolding furs and gold and silver braids, until tbe sombre multitude look lite and seemed banks ot lilies and roses, tinged with tbe deep rich color of the south. A broken lusty ch-'et comes, likes a tempest; rocking tbe multitude w ith its uneasy force. Slowly pacing round 'he parterre, under green hanging branches and cunningly place-dshrubbery, the imperial par ty is seen exaetly as the hour strikes noou. ENTwii K or THK EMPKBOK. The r.m|>eror walks with hesitation, leading tlie Geimau l'rincoss Victoria, faintly bowing, liehiiid is tbe Imperial German Prince Frede rick William, in white Austrian uuiiorm, strid ing along ? itb a stalking gait, and escorting the Empress Elizabeth. Then comes the Prince of Wales, who smiles and bows, es|>eciailv as his ears catch the lusty home cheer from tlie Brit ish group. Following his royal brother ar? Prince Arthur, bis tine blue eves beaming with pleasure; the members of the imperial fain;', v. and the great officers oi state and the house hold in gorgeous array, with fringed flunkeys trailing alter tiiem. They move on to the dais, where, in a pleased, smiling group, thev form a marvellous con bin*won of ligbt, jewels, laces, ana superb costumes. Ail rise as the imperial party ascend tlie s?e|>s, cheer follows cheer, and then tbe whole multitude is still. The quiet continues while tbe Emperoi turns from side to side making a grave, serious bow. and the mu sic changes into llaudel's grand autbeiu,ex quisitely rendered. Then there is another rock and surge of the crowd right into tbe im perial quarter. It is with the utmost difticultv that order is preserved, even within the sacred limits. Tbe music lulls, and tbe opening ad dress is made to the Emperor. It is clearly s|Oken in a few gentle phrases, but no one bears it. Then follow the responses, music bv the splendid orchestra. gi\ing iu turn the na tional airs of every country, the grand im;.e rial promenade, and tbe sensation is finished. The English correspondent, Mr. Yates, thus contrasts THE flOPtE'g PARK Or VfEKXA with the Central Park, New York : Compared with Central Park tbe Prater is less picturesque, being flat, although plea-sautly di versified by wood and meadow?just now."it is tiue, beautifully fresh and green. The Itois de Bologne is likewise more pictures que, but tbe Prater avenue is a liner drive. With the Berlin Tbiergasteii there are few points of compari son. The T liergnrten is a large forest, a soli tude just outside tbe Linden aud tbe Branden burg gate, that cau be reached from the center ol tbe city within live minutes, while tbe Prater combines both lorest and meadow, but lacks the quiet majesty that is connected with the Thiergarten. True, fhe Thiergarteu has noth ing better than the mu.ldv Spree in tbe shape of liver, but the Prater is washed by the "beau tit ul blue Danube," which, by the "wav, is grav or lead color I hardly know which. The park is selected o all occasions by the Vienuese tor their great 1. stivals. iHu exposition HRorsns. The expose Uon building stands in a large en closed space oi tlie Prater, live times as large as the Camp d? Mars, on which the Paris exposi tion stood. On the space from the entrance to the buildinj; six fountains send large jet- of water. Tas efully arranged lawns and flower beds greet t le eye. To the left is a long row of low buildin s connected with the director gene ral's bureat ; to the right a similar row, for the police. Ac. To the left further west, tbe jury pavilion; u the right is the beautiful imperial pavilion. Wherever the eye is directed are pa vilions and >rnamental structures. Wandering amid the tr es ot the spacious grounds one is met bv con - cant surprises. We enter a veritable fairy laud, although it must be admitted that imaginatio has to complete some of the struc tures, erei though it is the first of Mav. Fan tastically sriegated structures, with cupolas and minar cs, take us in spirit to the Orient, and to the hier. riyphic enchantment of the Nile, to the peasan huts of Alsaee and Lorraine, to the pUUM of ? iiigary. to the steppes of Russia and 'bouses and wigwams of America ?11 people and religions can lad their placet of worship in his Prater world. A Greek chapel, a Buddhist temple, a Roumanian church and the Turkialmlnaret. may all invite the faithful SuttTSDdSr? *nleriD?Uie??actuary of in TATM COBBECTS TATE*. In ?t de -criptJon of President Grant's in Mi gration fbr the Herald I painted glowinglv t?e apFT?** *?T Enropeau'capi tals on gala days. Any one who had read that picture, ard who happened to be present here ESrsvzT* vt of V lentxa art bare m ?e fiags ea the root to,* or ?cross the AMI, no Venetian maets witb ri ring balconies, and n?? tri umphal Mttl we bare rsashiil theaiuthor main entrance of the exposition building nth Late Jams ? books m Yoke.?The Arcadian club, aldermen.* common council, Tammany sooietv, Oerm.ii> repubUoac execstive cem m it tee,and otter association in Mew York res teriUy, passed raaoluOoas esnreesire oi tLetr senwofgrtei at the death of James Brooks ??* tkttr syesyathy with the bereaved ramily. S^HrhitfST2t' mEi' S* wnwtke^eg^ 7, UUm9tB> ? trder TELEGRAM TO THE STAR Thla tnnumn Dlapalrbra. ASMjClATKJt pRhSS REPOR7> ? Km ln*4it t A* IM * ?*? J1 *Vt'VT AT \ ' r > > a *" * ?l'*T**te?i from \>imt T.? the Da*lt A?w aays the Kmneror ot As*tri? .. At m &. tlzT Among tbe * le-is v?r< air the nat.vv t. r^g.i Prinoes is Vk-nu., M?| Hon ,iob? .*/ ( nlt??d States minister. the >r?rLT-Arroi?TKr> Avtttrit cowwis NottU are actively ? to g ?' a I ;>artm> nt oi it, Kx|4*>ition *??ign?d u> the frited Su:?* ,n ,vut plete order at aii early <1ar. the mvTKiR in ExatsRn te-day te fair and favorable tc the inrutiw M*A?noin May T?*> ?t ^m,-r Hitornlaa leav? on Monday to r? |.air -hr Preach <*b e , <-'***?? Kantern and FJir.bnrv- leave ;b. m J?? moB,h * >?> ? cable fr? erninJl ?h?lit !*??*** The ?;r?at ern will then return to rei.airtfce l.roken t?r American owb*. a?,i ?U/K.k.h.r?.,r, ,^ .1 exw*tSi tkZrl^Fll!?r' I' ? timt two r>+m raht** will u mm L . across the Atlantic an 1 five iriw. the ..? M I.swretice before tbe in ol Set*, mw AkJ"?"IAL ?bv,?w *t "rir<KMr. . St. fiTimi-M, Mar I.-Put. thaaJVi Russian troops stationed in an,] a/ar ihT \ ?err reviewed w^lar Hftor^.n br .?!? Kn.pcrwrot Oermanv au<l Oar of Italia I . t evening su Petersburg was <1uuimsted m l. ol the imperial vinlUirii. ? E\AO..KBATET> RltrOKT*. l ' 3?Thr ??"" report that a nun V.? k,n,d "h* " ., ?., accident last night to a rtilwav tra.i, ir .... ? 'IhIod for Chester. ww exaggerated "M.Mfr'v11 r,R. thk *' a"'*" ?*?" * " V *y 3 ~?!. * r'l-ort. d that .. ??, ?? >i. lardt will rwicn hi- comnxnd in th ? ' 4Li iZT"1"* ? the Mill :,v ... V I . mt*T recently honed bv ?; n.r.i *r '."h?U ,%nt" <* ??? Jnr dirtricto infe?t?| bv CnrtUt* to, their tarm> and retire into tbo cities wiUi th-ir (?niT.Mon* mcety with a ?tro i?*ppo?i* ... uiaHv t<> <?? i? . ?, ?.,.nr.% ^ lbr ba* (teen ?.i>.-.i ? nullify the ot.ler and tiiun rrinore tbe ? t >r |SsABU^ l1'""?U*tto* rv< Ol the ? --? Xe* York *>?!?. .. ? WIT I>Mi U>Kl>. V . * )''KK. M?y 3?In tbe ?m? ?f the P,r?| National Itank or !?>??. aminrt t . o.tun Hank ot tboj city, to M-cure ?53.00(?. a **?" tendered laft nigbt in lavor of tb lornt r THK RAIJt *TOKII *nd earterlv ftale ( here U-t Mifht. him! i*till |.revail? tbi* tn?*riiiiig.* aikilktip. Wt.ftjtO load of furuitur* st.?l"" in tt??> street#on 1 hnrmlay w*. reo. |?.r H,a bv tbe Cilice, ati.l a not.?n?>??Tentb -t .,u4 .. ..I robU-ri. were arrerte i in (^wwno. tt,.-,.. . Bewd?*? tbe furniture there wat. ftiia. *vr<h .?! lace curtain, ai.d jewelry ta f-Tera. tt? V arrwatrd ruUb*"r" ''?<1 ?'?? itwuwl wt. tA*t> eii^RKa. Caidaia lueker.ol the dii|. Norib Am r. ? mak.-c ai. affidavit that United State* On, , moin t l>un? an made out a In.^um ll?t ot a r w for hifi ship, in Older to clear her throu -i. ciihtoui house, in order that be . I?un. *n> ~ i ??l.ect fee* An inve??ination into the a ol tbe Mii|>|.itig . omniiwi .iierV otti.y abow> < Tfr> officer ha relative .M Hawaii, ana tliev are <om.e?(.d with a saving bank which they prevail on thr *ailor? to ?le, ? their inanev, cbaruitm Uiem eaori.itauUv ? rule*ot exrt.ange; au.l that ibey are part ?? er? ot a . Iwtbn.g More on which tU.-v *ive or l to xailora (or cl??the*, and in nianv other wa ? gain . tuultiin. lit* at the enp4Mae M lbe?ailoi> i? AI lti.Kli Hl'KliKKrK 0?VH'T(|i. I ixirndt who k i I It* I 'luhu .Morriwifi. tV ttr* - inmii. at Me.rv.wie, We-tcb*Hber county, has been c >n m.iteii lor the action oi tb. p?d jurv un der a veidict of the coroner's jary. Msoa'a ?h k. An appl.cation was th.? mot mi ^ before .1 udite itarrett for a ?'*v ol pr?>ceei1i?i^- on tbe lull <> exceptions in tbe ease of M ch .el Mlmi, oon victe.1 ol the murder ofChartaa P let Her. Alter a lenpthy argument tl e -nd^e took the cam r?. and natd that il he thought liic.i ?ia?4ii. n t- >u tor grantiiiK a new trial he weuld .|aa?ii it. srs<- B I.SMH The *teamsfci|? Celtic, ? tv of Pari* and Penerc ^.led to day, takiug ,u atiecie. THE RAKK NTATRHESki i-iiows ati increa^ in lean* oi *i .41K.JMO; an In crease in specie of ?2,6XK.1?0. an n rea-e in legal tenders af ?2.3?;i .???. an U cr 'AHP 111 tj,-. ir.tso?.^.decrease in cir uia.oi ol cn #|90vi ? ? l"l rr^ PoruHKERPsiR, Mav 3?The i> ias^nget-a -ta iiou at LiTinHtoii on (lie Hu.laoii river i aiiroad together with a liou?e, sb?l,. an i a u w ?t ,re were destroyed by fire tkis moriitng. Tie lo-s is estimate.1 at sTSO.VO. Bostos, May 3?A fire broke out earlv th - morning in the -team planing inii! ol J. P. Keating & Co.. 197 Poitlwud street. Me*?rs Keating s loss. iiK ludmg i%.oiw leet ofluniVr' is estimated at 825,000. insured for rae fire spread to the adjoining building occu pied by Bowers, eari^nter and builder, whose ow'stft.flnn Ran.1?|| Bros., u,^k?rs loss. \\ ilhain A. Hoiuies Jt: Co.. grocers Iom Mfy; U Butler. sale li.iuor dealer, lo-*- $.Vn(iO. The bu l.l.iiirs burned were valued at ?_5,00i>. Tbe total is d.5,000 to axff.oon. Xew Vork Tribuue (haifrt igaiavi .. _ WlRlHer IH> lt:JZ "RK;.M*y 3?The Tribune charg.?s liat Minister I?e l^>ng has slandered the Jai. ?nese irorernmeRt by not residing at its capiui, talsely alleging that his life Is in .langer there He presented and had paid br tbe .lai^7i ?e government unjust claims of private American eitieens. He urged upon that governm. ut tbe "l'l-ointment of a notorious Coolie trader to a Sri f Hc b*i been a virtual pro tector and defender of Coolie traffic, aad ha* ?naintained sympathetic relations witij the e* unct administration of tbe Tycoons, wlncli is men" g?"i",n ^ tht" e*ift,n* J*p*nese govern More l iwi.r, IN-uils^f the Vienna v. ? Ncsndal. ? M?y 3.?A Vifnna letter ^It?.w#l ,he J01* IO connection with the re ?o*ed American commissioiiers was the imp restaurant, for tbe privilege of rwunmg ot wb ch t omnnssiouer Mever wis paid * ? 55l"T? I^r ot the receipts.' be same letter in tbe Tribvne says Van Ktiren Meyer a whitewashing certificate. * '*H ?m!i ^ Agalam ? SMIberh savs'wilYiin'im ?h i ?Adispatch Th- u J,?.lt:V oob?red. assistant librariau of the House of KepremnUtives, is atn.iit to tor1 eVJ'1 ??wg*a Ontral ra roa | lor ejecting bim t>om a fir?t-elass t? a ?? .vjnd. on a recent trip l?et?M? A u-u^. H.t w company with Kepres nta tive Hooper, of Maas?cl.iiseU?. ? kian?e sfr^amaader *f Ike Brtltak v. ,. '?W* * snails. .^5* \?"? May 3?A Halifax dlai.atcb states that ?ir Charles H. I?ox le. the retirlac commander ol tbe British forces of Can?d? re ceii?d several ovations there vesterdav fien eral O Oradv is on boaMa^U, betal **?*' ^ arrive ta-dayasT^? V. Wrvl ? A Natural Bridge termed by an l a, Mi .. ? ?inake. i'4, ' Miiy 3?A letter from Hntmh Columbia sUtes.-The recent earthquake 'hre the hanks of tbe Columbia river near " t. .IS ^mgrnm. s. u, i ative to reading the Bible at rul* rel" schools. e M ?? o|?n.ngot ? a? ^ Ber rad Hurt man, on tbe 17 tb of Mmrr! ^ri"' ^otl" a r. SSESSi ?PTkrtot Wead to aerwariy HI. 9TA Butler campaign e!ab was arfau.aod in Boston last night la the MNi nWa. arA baby [Sh#w was ho>d ia Xaw Ormaws, j "S^Aytot?erdirected iwSigh-eev Maia," was I received at the Portland port attoe, the other day. aad sewt to 8aea. ?PA Micbigander lately killed himself by drinking three pints Of sweet milk aad tbr jo pints of sour milk, to cure the ague. 9TA Decatur, 111., mechanic Uaslaeesrtada | velocipede which ?an ha prapaUad by one au> at a greater rata tt speed than a kscaasoufv can attain. *PThe Mr vena farmarz ant meat seTate m let woama Weome patrons af he Wan lry, as U U ware net tkair natural faaettoa Woodsoa. of Mbnour . has par.toe>t rith aacdiOew that If behoeemc -n tiM|Raa of strong drtwh he shaJ ho fht Philadel pbians hare made a watt ing match for Man a aide aad a basket a: arU>e? the conditions helMr that they shall take a -er taia walk erery mV^lat week, C.e li> tanee being about

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