Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 9, 1873, Page 7

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated May 9, 1873 Page 7
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O'KELLY. ( . _ 1 11 1 I Special Report from Havana to the New York Herald. The British Gunboat Plover at Manzanillo. NO INSTRUCTIONS. The English Naval Officer's Protest Against the Unhealthiness of the DungeoH. Consul General Torbert Interviews the Captain General. PIELTAIN RECEIVES ORDERS FROM MADRID O'Keily To Be Removed to Santiago de Cuba. TELEGRAMS TO THE NEW YORK HERALD. Havana, May 6, 1873. I have just returned from Manzanillo. The British gunboat Plover, Commander Hip pisleys, came into port during my stay in the town. Commander Hippisleys informed me that he had BECEIVED NO DEFINITE INSTRUCTIONS regarding your imprisoned Commissioner, Mr. James J. O'Keily, or what aciton to take in his interest. THE PLOVEB TO REMAIN. Be assured me that he would remain at Manzanillo until the case of Mr. O'Keily was decided. VISIT TO THE FBISONEB. Commander Hippisleys, accompanied by the dootor and officers of the Plover, visited Mr. O'Keily in his cell in Fort Oerona, and after a survey of the wretched place expressed his disapproval of the calaboose. He pointed out its entire UNFITNESS FOB HUMAN BESIDENCE, its bad odor, the depressing atmosphere of the place, and, what was most dangerous, its unhealthy condition. BEQUEST FOB HIS REMOVAL. The Commander then politely made a re quest of the Spanish Governor of Manzanillo to have Mr. O'Keily removed to more fitting quarters, in view of the fact that Mr. O'Keily was not accused of any crime. THE BEQUEST DENIED. The request was not granted. The Gov ernor said he had no better place at hand. THE BRITISH consul's OFFER. The British Vice Consul, Mr. Lanten, offered to guarantee Mr. O' Kelly if the latter , were removed to his house. This was also denied. THE BRITISH OFFICER'S PROMISE. Before I left Manzanillo Commander Hip pislejs assured me that he would do all in his power to ameliorate the condition of Mr. Q'Kelly. phi/tain's refusal. All requests hitherto made to have Mr. 0* Kelly removed to Havana have so far been ' denied by the republican Captain General Picltain. Whftt (fee Captain General Bays of the Case. Havana, May 7, 1873. United States Consul General A. T. A. Tor bcrt spoke to His Excellency Captain General Fieltain, on the snbjeet of Mr. O'Kelly's case, this morning. Mr. Torbert wm informed by the chief of the executive that "he had been advised by the home government at Madrid to remove Mr. vO'Kelly to a better place of confinement than Manzanillo, if possible; but that he had not power to remove him out of the jurisdiction of arrest, and for that reason he gave orders, four clays ago. to have Mr. 0'Kelly removed to /Santiago." The Captain General also stated that be had no serious fears for the result, and that as soon m the legal sumario was concluded he would decide. CUBA. TELEGRAM TO THE HEW YORK HERALD. , ? Havana, May fl, 1873. . m Triomho to-day has an editorial article which I feverety condemns tbe chiefs or the conservative I party, who hitherto were masters ef the situation. ' "he article is extremely violent, and causes con itenaUoa in tbe conservative ranks. PORTO RICO. ir a ipanish Abnegation ef Bepnbliean Electoral Duty?Ha man Flesh and Blood Under a Val nation Appraisement?Polit ical Party Agitation. TELEGRAM TO THE NEW YORK HERALD. t San Jvan, Porto Rioo, April 30, 1873. The leaders of the Spanish party in Porto Rico Cave ordered their followers to abstain from voting at the coming electlen for members of the Cortes. The Hpaoiards will make no nominations. TBS "POUND OF FLESH"?ITS VARIABLE VALfS. A Junta has been appointed to appraise tbe value Of the liberated slaves. It is reported that the frcedmen have refused to work on some of tbe plantations. "QUI VIVRl" The volunteers have mounted guard atthepa'.ace darlog me past ten days. Till rATH or POLITICAL REFORM. The rr?</r?stK> (radical) advises the radicals to |oin the republican party io order to obtain further reforms. KLSCTORAT. QUALIFICATIONS. The no! ft in (newspaper) cays that numbers of the radicals are able to read and write, and conse quently tiiey are entitled to vote if registered. The flooosenriittvca are very lew. THE POPE. git Holiness' Strong tlx Still Failing-The Ven erable Patient Vastly Prostrated-The Report of His Death Renewed. TEIEMAHS TO THE HCW YflMC HERAU). London, majs, iitI A special despatch from Home to the London Standard alleges that His Holiness Pope Plus the >'lnth received Uio Pilgrims from Prance at audience, last Monday nijrht, contrary to the ad vice or the physlclaus who are lu attendance upon him, and that the Sovereign Pontiff wax very much prostrated in strength after the interview. THE REPORT OF 111* DBATII RENEWED. The same despatch sa?s it is generally believed In Rome that the Holy Father Is dead; but nothing to confirm this beliel has been recoived In London. His Holiness SpeuUIng to a Spanish Deputation?Paternal Good Wishes for the People* suit Princes. Hour, May 8, 1873. The Pope to-day received the members of a deputation from Spain, who brought a large contri bution Itom the faithful sons of the Church. In reply to their address the Pope exhorted them to take warning from recent events in Spam, and hoped that ??princes and peoples would return to Christianity and morality." SPAIN. Bonrbonist Advance Followed by Defeat?Citi zen Proffbr for Loyal Service to the Re public?British Report of a Shinplaster Currency. TELEGRAMS TO THE HEW YORK HERALO. Madrid, May 8. 1873. A, son of Don Enrique has taken command of a CarllBt force. The Oariists have suffered several defeats within the past few days. LOYAL TO TBI BKPITBLffl UNDER CERTAIN CON DITIONS. The inhabitants of the province of Oerona having Informed Captain General Velarde that if his order directing the oonntry people te abandon their farms and retire into the olties was annulled they would rally against the Carllsts, that officer has counter manded the obnoxious order. INDEPENDENT li 10IIW A Y If EN AT WORK. Railway trains from Hadajos and Andalusia were stopped yesterday by armed men, who robbed the passengers and baggage wagons. Complete Defeat ot Dorrcgaray's Royal* lsts. Madrid, May 8, 1873. Official despatches announce the defeat and total rout of the Carllst torces under the personal com mand of Dorregaray. Severe Blow to the llourbonUt Insur gent* in Battle. Madrid, May 8?Night. ? General VUlargua haa defeated the Carllsts at Anes, killing three of their leaders. The victory Is regarded as a great blow to the lusurgent cause. English Rumor of m Shlnplaster Cur rency. London, May 8, 1873. It is rumored that the Spanish government la manulacturing a large amount of paper currency, which It Intends to lorce into circulation. FRANCE. Specie in Heavy Flow to the Bank?Central American Minion. TILIIFAM TO IKE NEW YORK HERALtL Paris, May 8, 1873. The specie In the Bank or Prance has increased 3,000,000 francs during the past week. THK GUATEMALAN MISSION. M. Hector Varela has been appointed Minister of Guatemala affairs. GERMANY. Emperor William Returning from Russia. TELEGRAM TO THE HEW YORK HERALO. _____ Berlin, May 8, 1873. His kajesty Emperor William left St. Petersburg to-day on his return to this oity, where he is ex pected to arrive on Sunday. ENGLAND. Bullion in Heavy Outflow from the Bank? An Eminent Economist Dangerously 111?The Steamship Atlantic Wreck Investigation. TELEGRAM TO THE HEW YORK HERALD. London, May 8, 1873. The bullion in the Bank of England has decreased ?409,000 during the past week. AN EMINENT ECONOMIST 8BRIOTTRLY ILL. John Stuart Mill Is lying dangerously ill at Avig non, France. THE STEAMSHIP ATLANTIC WRECK INVESTIGATION. An official inquiry into the loss of the White Star steamship Atlantic will soon be opened at Liverpbof. "(Jajor General George A. Schomberg, C. B., Deputy Adjutant General of the Royal Ma rines, will preside. THE MeMORT OF 311AKSNtARK. Mr. Ralph Waldo Emersou la at Stratford-on Avon. A RAILWAY TRAIN HASIIFD OVER AND DOWN AN EMBANKMENT. A p&sopnger train fan off tie ^ear Shrews bury and dashed down a steep embanknfcht- The carriages were badly wrecked. Four persons wer6 killed and many injured. John Siurt Mill at the Point of Death. London, May 0?6:80 A. M. A despatch from Avignon says the condition of John Stuart Mill is hopeless. CONSERVATIVE TBITMI'H AT A parliamentary election. Mr. Wait, the conservative candidate, is elected to Parliament from Gloucester. NORWAY AND SWEDEN. The Monetary Convention Rejected by Parlia ment TELEGRAM TO THE HEW YORK HERALD. Christiana, May 8,1873. The storthing, after a two days' debato, has re jected the Scaudlnavtan Monetary Convention. CHOLERA. TELEGRAM TO THE REW YORK HERALD. London, May 8, 1873. Despatslies from Vienna and Constantinople say there is no foundation whatever for the reports of the prevalence of cholera in Austria and Turkey. CENTRAL ASIA. TELEGRAM TO THE REW YORK HERALD. London, May 8, 1873. A special despatch from Ttflia to the Loadon Ttitgraph says a war Is orot?abic between Russia and Bokhara, THE VIENNA EXHIBITION. Princely Visitors from Saxony?The Princo of W&loa to Visit Hungary. TELEGJUB TO THE NEW YQ1W KEMIJ. - u ?; x Vi?nn4. May $, 18ll We Prince and Princess Royal of Saxon/ J?ave arrived here. Tiio Prince of Wales will visit Pestii on Saturday. THE LAVA BEDS. Conflicting Account" of the DUpositlon of the Indians?'Mottoc Troplilen at Han Francisco. San Francisco, May 8, io73. A despatch rrom Portland status that the rumors about the conduct and attitude or the Indians in Eastern Oregon are conflicting. Ocheo, chief of the Snake Plutes, says he will remove his people from the vicinity of the lava beds, and that none or them shall give aid to thp Modocs. The head of Chief John Schonchin ami several other fallen Modocs have beeu iorwarde I to mili tary headquarters here. VIRGINIA. Apprehensions of a Disastrous Flood? Richmond Threatened. Richmond, May r, 1873. There are apprehensions felt that the spring freshets will prove more serious in their conse qnenocs than for years past. At Danville the river Dan Is higher than It has been before 4n the memory of tho "oldest In habitant," and It Is atlll rising. Families are fleeing from their threatened homes at some points, while at others tho houses have been swept away and much valuable prop erty has already been destroyed. A despatch says hundreds of people aro collected on the banks of the river watching the gradual rising of the waters and trembling for the safety or their property. It Is feared the whole country in that section will be Inundated. At Lexington the North River has risen very rapidly, and the roads are all submerged and Impassable. The North is a tributary of the James, and will help to swell the flood that new threatens Richmond from Lynchburg, where there has been a rise In the river of over fifteen feet in less thau twelve hours. At Charlottesville tbe Rivanna is very high and still on the rise; it Is also a tributary of the James in part. So far as intelligence has been ob talned all the streams supplying the James are ris ing rapidly, and unless a lavorable chauge speedily takes place there will be an ugly flood here?a repetition, it may be, of the scenes of 1871. Destructive Freshets la the Dsn River? The Bridges Threatened?Tenements Swept Away?Exodus from Dwellings? i Marrow Escapes from Drowning. Danville, Va., Muy 8,1873. This has been a day or Intense interest and ex. cltement for this city. The unusually heavy and continuous rains or the past two days have caused the most extensive and destructive freshets ever known In Dan Kivur. Never was such a flood seen by the oldest Inhabitants. The river continues to rise, and great fears are entertained for the safety of the wagon bridge, which is now almost reached by the angry waters. The damage to fences, houseB, barns and bridges cannot be esti mated. The banks of the rlvor have been lined all day by eager spectators anxiously watching the oncoming water. Large numbers ol families livlnsr near the river in places hitherto entirely sale have been compelled to flee from their dwellings, leaving their houses, out houses and gardens submerged, while a half dozen small tenement honses have been swept entirely away, with all their contents. There have been several narrow escapes from drowning, but for tunately no lives lost. The beer garden and saloon recently constructed on Reed Island, a short distance down the river, have been carried away with the furniture and Stock. The extensive foundry and machine shops of Messrs. Crews, llhodenhlser A Co. are flooded with water, and their losses are heavy in timber, fixtures and damage to machinery. The worst consequences are apprehended. WASHINGTON. Protest of the Governor of Sonora Against the Howard Apaehe Treaty. Washington, May 8, 1873. The Commissioner of Indian Affairs has received a copy of the protest of J. Pcsquelra, Governor of Sonora, to Governor Safford, ol Arizona, against what he supposes to be the stipulations of the treaty entered Into between General O. O. Howard and the Indian Chief cochlse. Governor Pesqueira recites quite a list of murders and lesser crimes committed by Cochise between November last and March of thq present year, and claims that the treaty above allnded to allows Cochise to have free range in Mexico. Commissioner Smith says this Is an entire mistake, as the treaty in no way refers to SonorSOT oL??? Mexlcanterrltonr. it is tr\je that atrocities have Xeen'bommfttedinSonora by the Apaches, as Pesqueira alleges; but if participated In by any members or Cochise's band, it has been without Cochise's sanction, as all reports show he has personally conformed In good faith to the terms and spirit of his treaty, thongh he may have been nnable to control outlaws of his band. The Union Pacific and the Government. The Attorney General has decided the question submitted to him some time since by the Secretary of War as to the right of the government to retain one-half of the pay to the Union Pacific Railroad Company for government transportation by the company across its bridge over the Missouri River I at Omaha, and holds that the determination of this question docs not involve tho Inquiry as to tho terminus of the Union Pacific Railroad, and, there fore, there la no decision upon that subject. Second, that the act of 1862, Incorporating the company, and the amendatory act of 1864, are to be taken together as one act, and, as they provide that one-half of All compensation for services rendered by the company to the government shall be retained for the payment of its bonds and Interest, without naming any specific services, and as said acts grant railroad telegraph and bridge franchises the Attorney General holds that the provision as to {omjensauon applieq as well to services under the other of tTiese franchises. Third, that nnder the act of 1873 all compensation for services to the government by said company upon its railroads of any kind is to b? retained so long as any interest j|n the United Stat&J J>y the company npon Its bond;* remain unpaid, ailo l.h&t the railroad of the company across the brldgo is odd the railroads to which said act applies. Decision by the Comraltf*ioner of Pen* slons* The Commissioner of Pensions has decided that no attorney will bo recognised In ? claim for In crease of pension provided for by section 0, act of March 3,1873, to a single minor already receiving an original pension, nor in a claim for increase of pension also provided for by the aforesaid section to minor children of officers. The retvrn of the certificate or pension to the Commissioner is the only requisite to the adjudication of the claim. Contributors to the Congressional Con science Fund. Both John B. Hawley, of Illinois, and Joseph R. flawley, of Connecticut, have some time sines cov ered their back pay Into the United States Treas ury; also J. M. Rusk, of Wisconsin. This state ment Is made at the request of the friends of these gentlemen. THE LITTLE 8UBVIV0R OF THE ATLANTIC WRECK. Newark, May 6, 1873. To tux Editor op tii* New 1 ore Hrrai.d:? Sir?P.esss acknowledge in your newspaper the receipt or the following sums ror the benefit of John Hanley, the little boy who was saved rrom the wreck ol the Atlantic:? From aubtcrihers, by Olenitlnnin*, Psrl* Jk Amnrr ? New York S"ffl AO From citizen*of B.nun by III* Honor ihe Mayor.. 127n Boitun "Traveller" Fund lyoiw Total j4ij[ jj The sums have been placed in the Newark Sav ings Institution to his credit. Further subscrip tions may be addressed to me. u. w. DOANL. Tho total receipts of the Comptroller yesterday wcro $38,048. MEMORY QF CHASE. Action of Benoh and Bar Through out the Country. Resolutions of Respect and Admiration for the Dead Jurist. TJio Ilenrt ot tho Nation Moved. Mo Official Action Vet Taken at Wash ington. Wahrinotos, May *, 1*73. K? action lias yet been taken by the government, relative to the death of tHe late Chief Justice, though it la thought that immediately upon the return of the President there will be a meeting of the representatives of the Cabinet to take proper action. It in probable that Secretary Itich ardaon and Attorney General Williams will leave here to-morrow night to attend the funeral, and opinion ia expressed in some quartern that the President will proceed to New York for that pur pose instead of returning hero to-morrow night, as he intended. In this case he will be joined by the members of tho Cabinet in New York. There i8 as yet no concerted plan among the chief officiala of the government. TnK Washington run to mrkt to-day. The members of the liar of the District Courts will hold a meeting In the court room to-morrow to take action in relcreuce to the death of tho late Chief Justice. There will also be a meeting of the Bur of the Court, of Claims at the oourt room on Saturday morning. citizens to testify tubir respect to-dat. A call has been Issued for a meeting of citizens to-morrow afternoon at the rooms of the Young Men's Christian Association for the purpose of tes tifying their respect lor the memory of tho late Chief Justice Chase, who, the call states, was long a resident at the seat or government, and was as highly esteemed by our community for his por Benal worth as he was by the entire nation for his eminont abilities and distinguished public ser vices. Resolutions of Reaprct Paurd by the New York Leglalature. Albany, Mar 8, 1873. la the Senate of the New York State Legislature to-day Mr. Benedict offered the following:? Resolved, That a committee of Ave lie appointed l>y tlio Ohalr U> altend the luuerai ut Chief Justice Chase iu iho city of New York. The resolution was adopted. Mr. Palmer, from the committee appointed last evening, reported the following:? Kesolved, That the Senate hare learned with profound regtet ol the deatli of lion, salmon 1*. Chase, Chief Jus tice of the Sapreme Court ol the United Statu*. Kesolved, That the nation aud State owe a great debt ot reaped and gratitude for the signal services ol the de ceaned In the crisis through which the country has passed, tor the ability whirh he exhibited In the man agement or our finance*, the stainless integrity, which commanded unquestioned confidence, and the steady hopefulness which strcngthcnud the hands of the govern ment In the darkest hours. Resolved. That anion; the great men who have been taken from us the deceased stands eminent for Ills un flinching devotion to the cause ol liberty, his calm wis dom as a statesman and his Diaries* canuor In the main tenance of principle, and that, alike in tho Senate, In the Cabinet ami on the Hench, he won tho highest esteem of all tor hit breadth ot view, his loitiness <>r purpose and his earnestness In tho rapport of what bo believed to l>e right Resolved. That a copy of these resolutions be trans mitted to the laniily of the deceased. Kesolved, That, as an additional mark of respect to the memory of the deceased, the Senate do now adjourn. - A. W. PA1<MK1<, * JAM KH WOOD. henry c. Mukpnr, Committee.

The resolutions were adopted. Actios of the Richmond Bar. IlICUMONO, Va., May 8, 1873. The Bar and Judiciary of this city held a meeting in the United States Court room to-day to do honor to tho memory ol the late Chief Justice Chase. Tho Hon. James Lyons presided. A preamble and reso lutions were adopted embodying the highest eulo gies ef the Chief Justice, expressing deep regret at the calamity which the whole people of the United States have sustained In his sudden death, referring to his pure and spotless charac ter in terms of unqualified praise, there never being a suspicion of his integrity throughout Ills life, which, before his elevation to the Bench, had been passed in times of great bitterness and ran cor In which he had been a prominent actor, and declaring that his memory would be ever Held in the most affectionate remembrance by those with whom he had had official as well as social relations. Addresses were made by General prtfley T. Johnson and Colonel H. coalter Cabell, after which the resolutions were communicated to the United States Circuit Court, and Judge Bond,, in ordering them to be spread upon tho records ol the Court, also paid an appropriate tribute to the deceased. Tho Court tpe^ adjourned. The City Court also adjourned out of respect to the memory of the late chief Justice. The meeting of the bar was largely attended by lawyers of all shades of political opinions. The papers generally of the State have hignly eulogistic notices, and the feeling ol regret among the peo ple is also gsncraL Action of the Baltimore Conrta. Baltimore, May 8, 1873. In the United States District Conrt this moralntr, Archibald Sterling, Jr., United States District Attorney, announced the death of Chief Justice Chase, anil moved an adjournment In respect to his memory. Judgo Giles, after alluding in appro priHte terms to the life and public services of tho deceased, adjourned the Court. None of the City Conrts were in session to-day. A meeting of the Bar of Baltimore is called lor to-morrow to take proper action in regard to the death of the Chief Justice. Resolutions hjr the Indianapolis Bar. Indianapolis, Inn., May 8, 1873. At a meeting of members of the Rench and Bar, held in this city this morning, at which Governor Hendricks and the Judges of the Snpreme court were present, appropriate resolutions concerning the death of Chief Justice Chase were passed, and the Courts adjourned till to-morrow. - -^4 !>??n * > ? 4 ? . The Bar of Cincinnati. Cincinnati Ohio, May 8,1873. The United Slates Court to-day adjourned until Saturday, out of respect to the late Chief Justice Chase. The Hamilton District Court and tho Supreme Court adjourned at noon. Members of the Bar will meot on Saturday and pass resolutions of respect. Adjournment of the Courti of Little Reek, Ark. ? Little Rock, May 9, 1873. All the courts adjourned to-day, out of respect to the memory of Chief Justice Chase. Appropriate speeches were made and resolutions adopted. Borrow In Salt Lake City. Salt Lake citt, May 7, 1873. The announcement of the death of Chief Justice chase caused a sorrowful sensation here. The nags on tbe principal hotels were immediately dropped to half mast. THE KANSAS HORROR. Names of the Vlctlme of the Murder In Cherryvale. Kansas Crrr, Mo., May 8, 1873. A special despatch to the 7*w< of this city to nlgDt, from Cherryvale, Kansas, tbe scene of tbe murder of Wliriatn York and others, gives the lol lowlng as the uames of the bodies found under Bonner's house and thus far dis covered and IdentifiedB. P. McKenzte, Identified by his brother-in-law; H. Lonchor and child eighteen months eld, identified by his father in-law; W. K.J. t'arthr, l*id Illinois iniantry; D. Brown, identified by a Howard county man (had a silver ring on llttie finger, with initials); John Geary of Howard county, Identified by his wlCe, and William A. Vork, by his brother, Colonel A. M. York.. All were killed by a blow on tho back or the he Ad with a hammer and had their throats cut, except the little girl, ino gronn4 will be ploughed, to morrow for other bodies. Suspected par tic*, will arrested to-night. DEATH OF OAEES AHES. The Great Mobilier Put His Earthly Troubles? Died at Half-Past Vina o'Cloek Last Even ing? Surrounded in Hia Final Mo menta by a Large Circle of Bel* atirea-An twy and ?eaoa fal Death?Sketch of Hia Career. Nokth Kaston, Mass., Mar l'T3. The Han. Oakes Ames died at bis residence in North Kaston, &luss., at thirty-three minuted past ulue to-ulirht. Hia disease was apoplexy, com plicated with pneumonia, tie died very easily, passing away without a strungie, In the preseuce ol hia wife; his three sons, Oakes A., P. M. and O. Ames; his daughter, Mrs. II. w. French, and her husband; Mrs. O. A. Amos; his granddaughter, Miss Maria H. Ames; his sUter, Mrs. S. a. Wither ell; his brother, Oliver Amea, and nephew, Fred erick L. Ames, and Or. George B. Cogswell, his family physician, who has scarcely lett his bedside, day or ulght, since he waa taken sick. The funeral will take place at his late residence, in North Raston, on Sunday, the lltli Inst. A train will leavo the Old Colony depot in Boston, giving his numerous rrlenda an opportunity to attend the funeral, and return to Boston after the services, Mr. Auios was sixt.v-nlne yeara threo months and eighteen days old at the time of his death. Mr. Ames had been Buffering from dlabotes for nearly three yeara, but by a strict attention to diet had been able to keep that disease In cheok. On Monday night., April *24, he had an attack of Indi gestion, but. attended to his duties In Bos ton on Tuesday and Wednesday of last week, and ou Thursday he remalued at home occasionally visiting his a|Jlce. At North Kaaiou, Thursday evening, he was seized with Inflammation of the diaphragm. Through the he suiTered Intense pain, obtaining no sleep. Friday he obtained a little ease and sleep while in a sitting posture. He passed the whole of Friday night sitting in his chair. Saturday he waa more comfortable. Sunday he remained about tlio same, slept well through the night, and Monday bis pulse, temperature of the body and respiration all indi cated a return to his usual health. He remained very comfortable up to about half-past five o'clock P. St., when he was seized with apoplexy, result ing in the complete paralysis of the right half of the body; at the same time there was slight indica tion or pneumonia In the lower part ol the loft luug, which extended over both lungs. Mr. Ames remained partially conscious at intervals up to noon of Wednesday, from which time he remained perfectly unconscious up to the time ol his death. Sketch of Okkei Amen. Oakes Amos was born tn Easton, Bristol county, Mass., January 10, 1804. He was a manufacturer by profession, and for the greater part of bis life was identified wltb the town of North Easton, to whlcb place he went from Plymouth, Mass., sixty five years ago, a poor bey. He learned tlie trade of shovel making at a forge, and the old shop whore first ho worked still stands as a reminder of the past. Ho was for two years a member of the Executive Council of the State, and In 18G2 was elccted a Representative lrorn Massachusetts to the Thirty-eighth Congress, serving on the com mittees on Revolutionary Claims and Manufac tures. He was re-elected to the Thirty-ninth Con Srreas, serving on the committees on the Pacific taiiroad and Manulactures. lit; was also a dele gate to the Philadelphia Loyalists' Convention of 1800 aud re-elected to the Fortieth, Forty-first and Fort.v-Becond congresses. speaking of the man as he was known to his neighbors u despatch Mom North Fusion says:? "in all his business wanderings he never lost sight or the towu ef bis adoption. An acadcmy building, and one of the finest in the Commonwealth, was constructed through the munificent donation of $4d,000 by the Ames lamlly, and there are other and permanent, improvements, which are the work of his benevolence. Mr. Ames was looked upon as everybody's friend. Without ostentation he always careiully provided for the wants of his employes and paid them a rale of wages fully up to the average in all the states. During the financial crisis of 1867 and 1858 Mr. Ames not only helped himself through the dull cuity, but aided his neighbors too, so that they cannot but feel hlB loss ss that of a near and dear friend. Mr. Ames' manner 01 life among his towns men was very simple. Entirely destitute of tbat conceit which sometimes accompanies the posses sion of great wealth, he deported himself at home as a sturdy, self-reliant old farmer, contented with himself when others were doing well, and without one grain of selfishness. He waB here, there and everywhere about the town, always good naiured and ready to help anybody whom he thought was trying to help hlmselr. Mr. Ames was never before the country in all his career in Congress until the Credit Mebilier explo sion of last year. He was not a lovable man to strangers, and had few ef the qualities that attract popularity, ile had the Vankee trait of shrewd, sharp, mouey-getting largely developed, and Ills operations connected with the Cnion Pacific Rail road showed, In the science of gain, he was bold, original and not over scrupulous, lie was a mau of largo, almost gigantic, frame, heavy featured and outwardly dull and ungarnlshed. The painful prominence given to him by the OrMlt Mobilier in vestigation had nQ very deleterious effect upon his placid temperament. Unlike one who has gone before him but a lew ?'?J9 be treated the odium of public opinion with calm and cynical lnullhrence. Ht.nd.ving the latter day code ef morals and piiiioaopby he satisfied himself that tfee ohltf end of human endeavor was the acquisition of wealth; tbat ail means Just^ed Jk and that the successful ?n? ^ HUa World Is he whft Ve&ps concealed the worst methods Of his suc cess. In his town he was a respected and admired man of mark. He leaves behind him no memorial of conspicuous public service {rhlcn history will be likely to admire; but it will never be lorgotten that he was instrumental in showing as that hu man nature has its weaknesses to-day as well as in all past, time, and tbat it is pesslble to seduce the virtue of the most trusted and honored ameng public men. THE LATE GENERAL PAEZ. The Fntral Arrangement*. The remains of General Paez, ex-Prcsldcnt of Venezuela, which were embalmed Tuesday even ing, will be conveyed from his former resldcncc, 42 East Twentieth street, to St. Stephen's Roman Catholic church, where his funeral will take place at half-past ten on Saturdav morning. Thence the remains will be taken to the cemetery In Second street, corner Second avenue, and temporarily de posited in the vault awaiting the Instructions of the friends ol the deceased and of the government ol Venezuela. On Tnesday night and all duy Wednesday and Thursday a great number of the personal friends of the departed patriot, represent ing all parts of Spanish America, called to view his remains, expressing great sorrow and offering their personal services to his only representative in this country, Don Kamon Paez. The following gentlemen win be among the pallbearers:?The Minister of Colombia. Royal Phelps, Dr. John O. Beales, William C. Havemeyer, Peter Cooper, Mor ris Ketchum, Morris K. Jesup. DEATH OF J ODOE EDWARD KINO, Ex-Judge Edward Ring, of the Pennsylvania bar, died yesterday morning, at his residence in Philadelphia. He had been the presiding Judgo of the Court of Common Pleas, and was the contem porary of Judges Randall and Jones. His age was "iglity years. Judge Kiug enjoyed a very high reputation in the legal profession, and was greatly esteeniadin J0cietj. NOVA 800TIA Arrival of (he Wew Lieutenant tiov. ?rnor?The Kangaroo Picking Up the Cahlo->Fonr More Boditi from the At lantic MV reek* Halifax, lfay 8, 1873. The steamship Alhambra arrived from cnarlotte town this forenoon. She reports that a large quantity of drift lee is still In the straits. The strike at the Acadia coal mln^s has ended. The miners will resume work to-morrow. The Kangaroo commenced this aiternoon to pl<>k up the shore end of the cable laid as far as chebucto Head a few weeks ago. Four mare b?dles have been recovered from the Atlantio wreck. The body of the purner was picked up this morning and brought to this city lor interment. Navigation between Ptctou and Charlottetown Is open. Steamers commence running to-morrow. The Hon. Josepn Howe, the new Lieutenant (lov ernor, and lady arrived in the steamer Falmouth irom Portland late last nlgut, and were met at the wliarf by a large number of friends. The Governor takes the oath of ortlec and enters upon his dnties on receipt bv tlje Nova Scotia *ov eminent of the official announcement of his up palntmi-nt. EIGHT DEAD BODIES FOOND UNDER A HOUSE Pardons, Kan., May 8. ITS. Eight dead bodies, including ane of a child eighteen months old, have been found under the house of the Bender family, thirteen miles west of here, In Labette (-aunty, and near which tfce body ol Senator York's brother was recantly found. The Bender lamtly leit the county about two weeks ago; bat the excitement Is so great and the deter mination to bring the guilty parties to lust Ice so strong, that no oifort will be spared to o.Teoi thou arrest. TELEGRAPH CONSOLIDATION, What th? Prcildeat ?f the fMllc Atlantic Line Has to Say-The w,,Ur] Union to Swallow the Smaller Llnei. HfTTSBtTRO, Pa., Mar S. Ui\ fllpee the election of now ofllcer* <jf mo Pacta* and Atlantic Tolsgraph Company, which eren{ took place last i*u&k<faf, there hare been reports correal tnat the Western Union wan to takn pon? session of the line, and also rumors that Augustus Soholl and Cornelius Vanderbilt were to seours control of the present Western Union line, wh<?0 that company would slip In and run the new Hue. William G. Johnson, of this city, the new Presi dent of the Paeillc and Atlantic Company, was In terviewed this afternoon in regard to the truth off the assertion that his line wim about to bat absorbed by the Western Union. The President said that be could not learn that there w*s a single stockholder of the Western Union Com pany that held shares in Pacific and Atlantic. The retiring management would hare formed a lease* he said, with the Western Union If it could have been done on the right sort of terms. The present Hoard had not given the matter the least attention. It organized and adiaurned, and will not meet again for threo months unless business oi special Importance should necessitate its meeting, la answer to the question whether or not negotiation* were pending on the part of the Board, looking ts the control of the Pacific and Atlantic and passing it to the Western Union, the reply was, "I em phatically deny that there are any negotta* lions going on becween the Pacific am* Atlantic ami Western Union, either with reference to sale, lease or any control whatever. The direc tors or the company or the President are powerless to prevent their stockholders from selling theid certificates to nny who may desire to purchase in# same, and liavo iu na way endeavored to control their actions." in regard to the representations of feeling dls> played by Uio stockholders at the recent election towards the retiring management Mr. Johusoiu said there were leur gentlemen preseut who hels proxies of stockholders to an amount exceeding * largo majority of the whole stock: and the express ana only conditions apon widen these proxieo were obtained were that the late oflloers should not be re-elected, either to odiciat position or even as members cV the Hoard. No stipulation was made as to who should oconpji tnelr places, and the definite arrangements were! never made by holders of proxies until within tw? hours of the election, and tne new ticket was the* agreod upon, after consultation with quite a largo number of holders of the stocj; other than those who held proxies, and their views wero unani mous. Resolutions were permitted to be oarrled by half a dozen weak voices rather than provoks angry discussion which would have been useless and interminable. The President further said that three-fourths o| the whole stock were voted last Tuesday, and thai tho vote was unanimous. He and the new Board} knew nothing further about tbe financial conditio* oi the company other than the information galne# from the report of the old Board, lie presume)! that this report wus correct, having been passew ou by inlormal audit, hut that It was necessarn that the audit should not be formally made, as ro quired by their rules. He also stated that It woaltS require the written consent of the holders of three* fourths of the Pacific and Atlantic stock to effect a transfer or lease with the Western Union. It ts also learned that arrangements have beesi made by the new Hoard for consolidation with thai Atlantic and Pacific, which also includes thai Franklin linos. The Atlantic and Pacific lines ox? tend ftom Washington through New York to DM<t ton; from New Vorlc, via Albauy, to Chicago; tkencS to Omaha and Han Francisco; also fr#m New York* by the Midland Itallroad, to oswego, Cleveland an<E Cincinnati, connecting with the system of Canadlaa lines at Detroit. They secured a large number ofl side lines, such, for Instance, as the Ureal West-? ?rn, having 1,000 miles of wire in Illinois, Wiscon* sin. Iowa and other Western Stales, the lined owned by the Heading Kailroaa Company and ooj their other roads amounting to about one thoosauw miles. 1 COTTON AND THE_OCEAN GABLES. A Movement Among the Cotton Brokwf to Resist Monopoly and Eitabll?h ad| Opposition Atlantic Telegraph. A movement has been set on foot at the Cotton Exchange for the purpose or calling the attention of the commercial world to the Importance and ex4 pedlenry of laying a new cable In opposition to th4{ lines now in use. The exorbitant cost of ocoaol telegraphic messages has led to a good deal or dl*a satlsractlon in all commercial communities, esp?4 daily since rates have been advanced,, and it 14 reasonable to expect that the idea of d new line, to serve the interests of business men, will receive substantial encouragement. A petition has been largely signed by inemhen or the Exchange, the llsoor signatures embraclni upward ol two hundred tj run, no me or which ar ol the liluhesf financial responsibility. The foM lowing Is the petition > _ New Toax, May S, 1873. 4 8. D. IIarkisom, I'mi , President .? f Wo request that von will call a meeting of the Vx*. change us soon a* .vou conveniently can, to bo held iiu?! mediately nfti-r the eleven A. M. call. The oblect of tliflt meeting Is to dtaciiM the proposition of the Aiueriraifll preis lo lav hd opposition cable autl to duvlae means ol cucourttging thu same on the parlor this Km change. CHAKLB8 A. liAMTON, and about two bun lred other members, k In accordance with the above a meeting will im held at the Kxchange this morning, at uaii-pa*! eleven o'clock. . ' ? 171-^** 3 Ton Need ho Phjrslrlan for a Cougli liatreaaing. IIAI.K'S IIONEV OK IIOKKIIOUNI will set your laboring lungs at rest in lorty ?. TOOTHACHE DROPS curs in one minute. eight hours. PUCK'S " A.?May Day Being Over, and Its Trlba* latino* slinost forgotten, the next thing tn order is the pnr* chaae at KNOX's. 312 Broadway, oi au elegant ttprinM HAT. Take the hint T* A?.For a Htylleh ami F.legant Dreu orf business Hut go to ESPKNBCIIEID, Manufacturer, 119 Nassau street. A?Herring'* l'atunt CHAMPION 8 A PP.*. 291 and263 Broadway, cornerof Murray ?tr*st A Magnificent Bridal Prauat?WhllNry SEW 1 NO MA<*IIINK; white enamel, ornamented la colors, gold and silver plated, with pearl aiouogran la order. 613 Broadway. Sew York. A Warwick or Kim wood Collar Wil|\ fit bettor and wear longer than any other. Try (hem. A.?Wedding Invitations, Pari* Mtylcaf Monogram*. French Note Paper, Heals, ('rests, Ac V BVKRDSLL, SOU Broadway. Established 1810. ( A.?T.yon't Insect Powder* will no# harm a hahy, out they are death to (leas, cuckroacliu^ and bugs. " _ _ _ _ ( Beat Place In IVew fork to Ray Boot* and shoes (or four sell and laiully la at MILLER A I'O.'U No. 3 Union square. Birch Dale Mprlng Water* Cure PuU monnry. Kidney. and other Blood Diseases. Books aiufl samples tree. 3n Broadway Crlatadoro'* Kicelslar Hair Dye Trans^ form* hoary heads into youtht'ul *ues ln?Uulaneoiistyi> ?Sold everywhere. Corn*, Bnnlon*, Walla, Ac., Cured Wilhw otltnaln. I'oRN AND BI'NION 01 RE by mail, 51)0. Dr. KICK, uri Broadway, corner Kullon street. Cancer, Cough, Heinerrhold*, K. pllepsy. Ac., cured by Dr EI.MuKE, ito Warren street, Jer.*ip City, Mo charge until cured , For Rale^i Large Lot of Barilla Aaheaf suitable for (arming purposes. Apply at IW UliaabeU^ street. Havana Lottery Drawing* on Flle.?*? Circulars tree. Order* promptly filled. J??HKPit BATKj*s^ Agent, 1*> Broadway, room t.hatham Hank Building. Indian Vegetable Institute, Now Open.-* Mo. 172 W?*t Thirty-second street, Consultation lte*u We furnish our own medicine*. ' Royal Havana Lottery.?Price* R??> duced circular* sent and information given. We *ol4. the Mboif*1# prist* la the drawing of April il x J B MARTINEZ a CO., Kankurs, W WallaUeeL Poit office Imx ? *?. New Vort. Royal llasrana Lattery? Prime* Cashed, order* n ieil. information tarnished. Highest rate* paid toe-i Sua nidi Bank bills, governments, ke., *c. TAVI.OK * CO., Bankers, II Wall street, lata of IA The Board of Mlaalaaa P. K. Ckarthw New Vork Auxiliary Committee.?The eighth missionary mi'eling ander th* auspice* of this committee will l>a held in i lie Authon Memorial Church. Porty eighth street.' went of stuth avenue, this tPrlday) evening, at 7*fi| o'clock The newly cooperated Bishop ot Cap* Paimj^ Alrica. Ihe Right Rev. Dr Auer, will atldresa Hie congre gation on the subject of our African mission The closuin addre?* will l>c by tlie Rey. It. Ileher Newton , rector vM the Antlioti Memorial Church. A collection will b* uiad*a in belia II of the African mtnsion ot this church. HOftATIO PoTTKR, Chairman. BK.V.I I IIAIOHT, Vice Chalrm**. ERA NCI* II AttlSON, Swcretary. _ Window Shade* of Rv*ry Description^ including French embroidered. II I. KELrr t CO.. 724 Br wad way. T NEW PI ATIDNS. IIK OLD I ot NTP>S, RV MRH ANN sU.fllKS^ a'scquelto "Ijord Hope* choice," Will be published Saturday next, May 10, aod be lor tale by all !>ooksell*rft ami now* agent* every where. M US. ANN S. STEPHEN*' NEW BOOK. _ / THE OLD COCJtTKSS; t,t, TlIK TWO PROPOHALR, ft seijnel to "Lord Hope's tUoice." By Mrs. Ann t'aj pliens. Complete in oa* volume, cloth, lull giltbaca., price $1 74, or In paper cover, price $1 >0. . Above liook Is lor sale by all bookseller*. nr wtll of sent uosl paid, on remitting price lt> tbo publisher* 1. 11. tftTHIUON * BRoTHKM. , .. ^ W?CI?*?luut?Uo?t, PtaUadnlvlwa,

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