Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 10, 1873, Page 8

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated May 10, 1873 Page 8
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THE COURTS. A COHSTO OEHESAL IS TROUBLE. Mr. X. 0. B. Garsia, Consul General of Uruguay, Charged with Misappropriation of a Large Bum of Money?A History of the Steamship Ti?The Accused Held to Answer?The Other Side To Be Heard from. A CONSUL GENERAL IN TROUBLE. The Consul General of Uruguay Sard In a Civil Bait?He la Arreated on a Capias laaued by the United States Dla trlct Court?'litatory of the Caae. Yesterday Edward C. B. Garsia, the Consul Gen eral of Urngaay to the United States in this city, who had been arrested on civil process lBsued from the United States district Court, was brought before Commissioner Shields* Mr. Garsia is sued oa the common law slda of the Ceurt by Mr. Nathaniel McKay, of Boston, to recover the sum of $11,568. This money, it is alleged, lie received from the l*ontn American Company of BuenoH Ayres In payment of tne balance of the price of a steamer which the firm of McKay A Aldus, of Bos ton, had built for that cempany, and it is farther charged that instead of paying over this money to that tlnn he converted it to his own ubc, and lost It, or part of it, in stock speculations. We give the tacts of the case, so far as they ap pear in the papers filed In the matter. The affidavit of Nathaniel McKay states that he is the plaint iff in this action, and that lie has a good and valid cause of action against Edward C. R. Garcia, whs resides in the city ef New Yorfc, and wa? at the tuae of the racts stated in the com plaint, and is now, Consul General lor Uruguay to the United States at ttie city ol New York. On the lid of June, 1868, McKay and oae George Aldus were shipbuilders at Boston, Mass. Belore that date and In the Fall of 1867 that firm had con tracted with the Hetith American Company ef Buenos Ayres to build for that company a steam ship called "VI." On the 2d ol June, inhh, the steamship was rsady for delivery to the company, but the company was then unable ta pay the balance due McKay A Aldus on the steamship. This balance was made tip of $9,000 then unpaid out oi $158,000, the amount f>f the contract price, and of $2,668 71 alditional expense which had been incurred in tha building nud in connection with the ste: mer. Garsia was then in busi ness at No. 19 Broad street, in this city, and McKav, Garsia and one Flora, who was then agent of the Bnenos Ayres Company, agreed that that company should lorward to Garsia for McKay k Aldus the balance of $11,668 71 due that lirm on the steamship from the company and that Garsia, who so personally agreed, would receive this money for McKay k Aldus and would there upon pay It over to McKay ?V Aldus, or in payment of drafts, amounting in all to the sum of $11,5<JS 71, which the Arm should draw on Garsia. It was then agreed that drafts should be drawn on Garsia for the amount named, payable at a future day, and that Garsia should accept the drafts; that at their maturity on the receipt of the money from the company Garsia should thcreupou pay the pro ceeds of the drafts, or in case the firm should be compelled to take up the drafts (Jarsia should pay them over to the tirm. Under this agreement the steamBhlp was delivered. The drafts were made and accepted by Garsia, and a receipt of payment was executed to the company, based on the under standing that the money should be forwarded to Garsia for the firm of McKay k Aldus. The dralts having matured, were renewed, and Garsia agreed to receive the money from the company for McKay A Aldus. In this arrangement it is claimed that Garsia acted as agent for that firm to receive and pay over to them the money; that he subsequently received the money; that lie did not pay It over to the firm as agreed, but that he embezzled it and fraudulently converted it to his own use In stock speculations. These are the principal allegations in the com* plaint. The defendant, Mr. Garsia, had succeeded yester day in procuring one bondsman to give security for him, but at a late hour last evening he had not completed the required bail. He will, of course, put in an answer to the complaint, and, as soon as he does so his side of the matter will, in justice to him, be presented to the public. BUSINESS IN THE OTHER COURTS. SIPF.EME COURT?CHAMBERS. Decisions. By Judge Fancher. Damar vb. Dnmar.?Keierred back to referee for farther proof, as stated In opinion. Einll Justn vs. Virginia W. Justh.?Motion granted. Elizabeth K. linker vs. Charles Raker.?Report of referee confirmed and Judgment of divorce grunted. Catharine George vs. Daniel George.?Reference ordered to take proof. J. B. Pandolpinl vs. E. V. R. Reed.?Motion granted. Davis vs. Pool.?Same. Craue vs. Jetferds.?Motion to vacate order of arrest denied. Jacob Carpenter vs. Louise A. Bean.?Motion de nied. SUPREME COUaT?CIRCUIT?PART 2. Decision. By Jndge Van Brnnt. Tnomas Don vs. Frederick Vallettl.?Case set tled. SUPERIOR COURT?TRIAL TERM?PART 2. Suit for the Recovery of United States Bonds. Before Judge Monell. Henry P. Rornetge claims, in 1805, to have depos ited $12,000 United States bonds In the East River Bank tor safe keeping. The hank claims to have returned the bonds in 1867; out this allegation i>eing denied by Mr. Rornetge he brought suit, against the bank to compel their restoration. The trial was concluded yesterday, and resulted In a disagreement ol the Jury on account of the con flicting testimony. SUPEM0.1 COURT?SPECIAL TERM. Declaiona. By Judge Curtis. Woolfvs. Jacobs.?Memorandum for counsel. McKenzic vs. llartmau et ai.?Motion for injunc tion granted. Haas vs. < I'Brien.?Motion for allowauce granted? three per cent. Stone vs. Porter.?Motion granted without stnv. Lee et al. vs. Cue.?Motion to vacate order denied without costs. Amory vs. Amory.?Motion to remove case into the Federal Court denied. Florence vs. Bulkley.?Memorandum for conn^el. Plnet et al. vs Kitino et aL?Order opening de fault. Mars vs. Thomas.?Motion for receiver granted. Sec memorandum. By Judge Van Voraf. Hofmann vs. Fischer et aL?Findings of facts and conclusions oi law settled and filed. Judgment for defendants. Riva, Administrator, vs. Patterson.?Findings of feet and conclusions of law settled and tiled. By Judge Sedgwick. O'Brien, Slierur, vb. Merchants' Fire Insurance Company.?Motion granted. COURT OF COMMON PLEAS?SPECIAL TtRM. Decisions. By Judge J. F. Daly. J. J. Banta vs. M. Tracy.?Motion granted. See opinion. E. Donnede vs. C. D. Blrdseye.?Attachment must issue. The Northwestern Fire Extinguisher Company vs. G. L&nduiauu.? Motion denied. R. E. Lewis vs. E. A. Acker.?Application granted. Special Notice. On Monday the Court will only convrno between ten and eleven A. M. All motloms will be called on that <iay t?eiore Judge J. F. Daly, and sent for hear ing to Judge Robinson or Judge Larreuiorc. COUfiT OF tEHEKAL SESSIONS. Sentence* lor Larceny. Before Judge Sutherland. Before the regular business of the day was en tered upon a number of prlsouerg who had here tofore pleaded guilty and were remanded were brought up for sentence. John Haines, who was convicted of picking pockets In a Fourth avenue car, on the 23d of Janu ary; George M. Reese, who pleaded nuiltv to grand larceny, and Abraham Berrick, who on the 1st of April pleaded guilty to forgery in the third degree were each sent to the State Prison for two years. John D. Jones (a youth), who pleaded guilty to stealing $60 worth of gold from Henry Wilson, on the 10th of February, was sent to the Penitentiary for one year. ( Peter F. Tighe, who was convicted of an assault ?with intent to uo bodily harm, was placed m tiw* ??ar for sentence, Mr. Mott contended that t!i? prisoner could not t>e sentenced upon the verdict rendered, and elted numerous authorities to su*t tain his motion. His Honor overruled the notion, ud sent Tig he to the state Prison for four years. Emma P. Thompson, who was convicted of an at tempt at grand larceny, was sentenced to the SUte Prison Ior two fears. A Pawnbroker Charged with Receiving Stolen Goods?Disagreement of th* Jmry, The whole pi the d&r wa* occupied Id trial 9t tn lnAetnent *>r receiving stoien goods against Edward J. Sp&renburg, who keeps a pawnbroking establishment in Broome street. It seems that a young man named George HenJrlckson, who was In the employ of Calhoun, Bobbins A Co., <1? Broad way, commenced In January to steal neckties and laces, the value of all stolen amounting to $600. He was detected and arrested, and Informed his employers md the police officer that he <li8po?ea of them to Sparenburg. A search warrant wan procured, and Mr. luslee, oie of the firm. Hendrlckson and Ofllccr Uolaa proceeded to tbe defendant's place. He admitted that he re ceived the piece of lacc mentioned in the indict ment and three other pieces of lace In April from Hendrlckson, and that he advanced money on them as pledge*. The thief swore that he bad sold neck net- Hnd laces to Sparentxirg fifteen times; that he did not pawn them and never received any pawn tickets from liirn. On the contrary, the de fendant with equal posltiveneas testified that he never bought any ties from hint and that the laees were pawned and regularly entered on his books. This statement was substantiated iu part by the production of the books. The jury were unable to agree upon a verdict, and aL a late hour in the aftifnoon were discharged from the further consideration of the case. Sparen burg was remanded to prison. An Acquittal. John Green was tried upon a charge of stealing $41 from Fanny Kelly on the 28th of April in Greene street. The evidence was very slight, and the Jury rendered a verdict oi ''not guilty" without leaving their seats. ESSEX MARKET POLICE COURT. Capture of Two Thieve* About four o'clook on Thursday morning Officer Michael Martin, of the Seventh precinct, noticed two men In Division stieet acting in a suspicions manier. They had a large bag with them, which was well filled with clothing, and as they failed to give a satisfactory account of how it came into their possession tbe ofllccr arrested them, and during the forenoon took them before Justice Scott, where they were held on a charge of dlsordeDy conduct for the purpose oi uUowing the ofllccr to find the owner of the goods. This he readily did in the person of .Mr. KOliert May field, oi 212 East Broadway, who said the articles had been stolen from his house on the night previous, and they were valued at a little over ono hundred dollars. YeAerda.r morning Mr. Mayfleld appeared at tfie Essex Market Police Court and preferred a charge of grand larceuy against tbe two prisoners, who were at once com mitted for trial. Tliey gave their names as liynean Hersbalz and Louis Pinkas. JEFFERSON MARKET POLICE COURT. Pocketboolc Snatching. On Thursday afternoon, while Roundsman Shoe han, oi the Twenty-ninth precinct, was passing near the corner of Seventeenth street and Broad way, he saw a man rush towards a lady, seize her wallet, which was in her hand, and run toward Fifteenth street. He at once pursued and suc ceeded in arresting him In a stable, where he had taken relugc. The man turned out to be William II. Brooks, of 20 Greene street. He was arraigned before Justice Cox, at Jefferson Market Police Court, yesterday, when the ofllccr stated that he had recovered the pocketbook, which contained $9 62, but had been unable to llnd the lady. The prisoner was remanded for further examination. Burglary. James Hays, of Charlton street, was charged with burglary In breaking into the premises 83 Greene street, occupied as a clothing store by Julius Davis, at an early hour yesterday morn ing. He was observed while coming out of the window by Officer Hill, of the Eighth precinct, who arrested him after u sharp chase. He was com mitted, in default of $2,ooo ball, to answer. Embezzlement. Garson Marx, formerly employed as a salesman by Llzaner and Co., of 37 Maideu lane, was charged with having collected and appropriated to his own use the sum of (60 belonging to tbe firm. He was committed, in default of bull, to answer. COURT OF APPEALS CALENDAR. A i.bany, N. V., May 9, 1S73. The following is tbe Court of Appeals day calendar for May 12:?Nos. ou, 93, ?8, 102, 106, 107, 108, 52. NIXON'S LAST 1VEER. The Appearance of the Wretched Man in the Tombs?Clinging to a Delusive and Uncertain Hope?The Friday that la to Come. Micbael Nixon, lately sentenced to death for the murder ol Charles 1'hyfer, will be hanged next Friday. He is now confined in the Tombs, and scorns to have recovered from the fright which took possession of his so il immediately after the sentence of death was pronounced npon him in Court. A reporter of the IIkkald spoke to him yes terday in company with Warden Johuston. Nixon is a low-sized man, without any distinc tive mark of manhood in his features, lie lias black whiskers, and is dressed in a sort of shabby genteel suit of black cassimere. When we approached he was sitting by the big stove, in the corridor which runs between the two rows oi cells, known as "Murderers' Row," and talkiug to one of the Sheriffs deputies, two of whom are now guarding him con stantly, and will until the latal mement comes when he will have to expiate nis crime on the gallows. The hardest heart would be moved to pity alter looking at the poor wretch as lie sat by the stove, without hope, money or friends, knowing that he has but one more Friday to live, in speaking to the reporter he declared that he had nothing to say. and that, he did not wish to bold a conversation with any person on any matter that might be made public through the press. The keepers declare that his appetite and spirits have improved, and that lie seems to be clinging to some delusive and uncertain hope, which will never be realized. THE EIGHT-HOUR LAW. Resignation of the l'reiident?The Con stitution and By-'aws. The Eight-hour Enforcement League held a meet ing at the Germania Assembly Rooms last night to take measures to enforce the Eight-hour law. The President, Mr. Maddux, called the meeting to order, and after the reading of the minutes by the Secretary, Mr. Ward, of the Internationals, arose and said that as his work and that of his brothers was now done?they having organized t tie body?he would withdraw, owing to the prejudice entertained by some ot the working men of America to the Federal Council of the In ternationals. He offered his resignation, as lie thougnt it would be best for the organization, M he was confident his presence kept many working men away. A committee irom the League was t nen appointed to conier with the Federal Conncll and request, the withdrawal of the resignation. Mr. Connolly, the chairman of the Committee on Constitution and by-laws, read part ol the consti tution, wbicn was adopted, and on motion the committee continued in power, with instructions to draw up a request to the several labor organiza tions to join the League. The League will meet again on the second Friday in June. THE BBOOKLYN BRIDGE BOTHER. Report of the Special Committee of the Board of Aldermen. The Special Committee of the Brooklyn Hoard of Aldermen, which was appointed some time since to investigate the affairs of the East River llridge Company, have made a very careful examination for the purpose, if possible, of detecting any fraud which might exist in the management. They had a number of contractors anil others before them, I and took a large amount of testimony. Now tney | have completed their investigation and have drawn up their report, which they will submit to the Aldermen on Monday. They held a private i meeting on Thursday lu the Corporation Counsel's ofllce, in the City llall, where the report was rare ! fully read over and signed by all the members present except Alderman Wylle, who propose* to submit a minority report. The majority report sets forth that the worn has been done In the most I economical manner, and they are unable to detect | the existence of anj iraud. The report entirely I exonerates all ttie managers from any blame. j Alderman Wylie's report is to the effect that tho J management has been of a speculative character. TYPOGRAPHICAL THIEVES. Mr. Rowiav, the foreuiau of Mr. Frank McElroy's printing establishment, 09 and 101 William street, has for some past been missing types and brass rules. Suspecting some of the employes of dis honesty, he set awatchforthe "artful dodger," and on Tnursday the vigilance of the watchman was rewarded, for he captured Henry Kirchhoff. aired twenty, and Eddie Hart, aged fourteen, walking out ot the establishment with their leaden load. They were brought before Justice liogan yesterday morning, who committed Kirchhoff. but listened to Mr. M< Kirov's prayer for young Hart, who, Mr. McKiroy thought, ought to l>e let off on account of 'ins age. A SERI0U8 RAILROAD~ACCII?EUT. Watkrbtht, May 9,1873. An accident occurred to-day on the II. P. and F. Railroad,- by which one man was killed, two aovcre ly and eight slightly wounded. The accident wan caused t>y the rciW car of the freight train leaving the track. , LIBERAL CLUB LECTURE. Or. Frederic II. Marria on Epidemic Delusions, Normoalim and 8plrttn?l lira?A Vtgoront Expose. Dr. Frederic R. Marvin lectured last evening he fore the Liberal Club, at Plimpton Hall, on "Epi demic Delusions." He said:?It Beems to have been the peculiar mission of modern science to demonstrate tbe permanency and universality of law, to drive from the universe tbe very thought of caprice and to introduce Inviolable harmony where was the wildest discord, rudest fancy and merest Action. To modern Bcience noth ing Is more impossible than miracle, nothing more absurd than accident. The rational phi losopher recognizes no causes but such as are re ducible to law, and all causes are natural and im mutable. He discovers the play of law not only in the motion of a planet and tbe falling of an apple, but in the prevalence of a crime and the rise or a religion. All tilings have causes?all are In their turn causes and governed by perfect and consist ent law. The thoughts we think, the emotions we feel and the acts we perform are links In a chain no effort can break, and that will endure when we shall have crumbled inte dust, and In our graves we shall still be governed by a law we obeyed before the cradle of infancy received us. There Is no escape, no truce, no delay. Science has torn the mask or lable from the face of Nature and re vealed the marvellous features that no skill may In terpret Of all delusions that have spread themselves over the earth, making and destroying the phllose pliy of the world, none are bo thoroughly disinte grating as that of MOKAL A(1 EN or. The philosopher now detects the working of nat ural law as much in the rise of a religion or the growth or a crime ob in the revolution of the sea sons and tlie flowing of the tides. The modern his torian seeks lor law in the rise or a kingdom and the murder of a prince. The theologian finds in cli matic causes the secret of a religion anil In the topograpny ol a country tlie cause of a revival. The psychologist sees in the tides of crime that rise and la.ll century after century?now overflow ing the banks ol civilization and now receding al most iroui view?the working of natural laws tliat cannot be circumvented nor successfully resisted. A word or two as to what is meaut by the terms moral and CRIHINAL EPIDEMICS. Crime moans violation of civil law. It may or may not be sinful, but It is always illegal. Crime is one tniug and sin another. Crime depends on civil law for its existence, and If there were no law there could be 110 crime, since crime is a violation of law, and non-existent laws cannot be spoken of as violated. The Creek word "epidemic" means common to many people?seizing on many people at the same time. Morality I apprehend to consist in obedience to natural law, a violation of which may or may not be sinial. A moral epidemic, then, aiguilles vice seizing on many people at the same time, while a criminal epidemic signifies crime seizing on many people at the same time. In the one case we have crime and in tlie other vice as suming an epidemic form. The subject of moral and criminal epidemics Is one of Immediate and vital Interest to the age In which we live. All around us, at home and abroad, lor good and evil, the subtle laws are at work, and their invisible fingers forever weave the wondrous web 01 events; and It Is your duty, as students of science, to understand those laws and guard against their abuse. We need not go back a single century for Illus tration of the subject. LOOK AT MOKMONI8M, with its thousands 01 saints assembled in the val ley of Salt Lake. If ever a religion was estab lished and a people gathered on a basis utterly shallow and fictitious, that reilglou was Mormon ism and that people the Latter Day Saints; and yet never was there a creed more enthusiastically embraced or bravely defended. Look lor a mo ment at the ongiu of the lalth. Joseph Smith, a man or prodigious personal magnetism, but an audacious liar, a bankrupt and a murderer? a man whose character Montesquieu naively describes as "not possessing precisely the innocence ol a virgin"?this man sud denly, and with no reformation of character, becomes an interpreter of Cod's will to man?the inspired discoverer and translator 01 a book he had the audacity to call divine. On the word of this utterly abandoned and profligate man, and with no guarantee whatever for his sincerity, thousands deliberately forsook their religion, turned their backs on their native land and followed the for tunes of the Dretender to a new and Western world. The age In which we live Is not free from epidem ics or a moral and criminal nature, i might in stance religious enthusiasm, political excitemeuts anil social frenzy. 1 might speak ol TUK KISS OK Sl'llUTl ALlSSf, the revival ol Materialism and the new impulse given to socialism. How will you assist in tne production of such a public sentiment us sluill uiake moral and criminal epidemics impossible? You will all assist in your several capacities; but in general, I may say that it is your duty to withhold your sympathy from all such'movements as either result from or contribute to superstitlou. Preserve a calm, intelligent and unwavering allegiance to rational science, and in whatever way opportunity may indicate, whether on the public platform, In the printed page, by the bed of sickness or in the seclusion of private life, always teach, both by precept and example, a quiet irame 01 mind, sell-control and an uuwavenng faith in ucleuce. NATIONAL TEMPERANCE SOCIETY. Annual Meeting of the National Tem perance Society?The Work of the Or ganization Daring the Year?Resolu tions in Reference to Kecent Legisla tion. The eighth anniversary of the National Tem perance Society was held last evening in Associa tion Ilall. The night was stormy and the attend ance was limited. The lion. William E. Dodge, President of the society, was in the chair. The Seoretary of the Hoclety, Mr. Stearns, read an abstract of the annual report, in the course of which It was stated that? During the past year (he oclotr hns made nu earnest effort t>>r national temperance legislation. The passage of the l.ocnl Prohibition hill by the Legislature ol the Slate ol Now YnrK marks an important era in the history of the temperance cause in the Umpire state. The voto "tor" or "against prohibition'' is to lie taken at the next general election, anil there should be immediate, thor ough ami systematic organization in every locality, that every vole possible may be polled tor prohibition, even in the district* ? liich are morally certain to goagalnstil. Daring the last twelve months we have primed 2H5.000 four page and SO/**) twelve page tracts, l,fi(9,(OI Copies of the "Youth's Temperance Manner," li!4.lRii) comes ol the "National Temperance Advocate" and 7,401,835 pages of books, making ls?,iHl.(v? paxes printed lor the year. Total number ol pa'ies printed since the organization of (he Societv, l27,tHJ, lflfi. The receipts ot the year have been as follows:? Publication Department, lor books, tracts, papers. A. $0,?19 Donations, memberships, Ac U,tiCJ Rent ot room ?*) Total receipts S53,U&I Total expenses in all departments .Vi.942 Thirty-live thousand seven hundred and thlrtv-ilvo dollars "have been expended lor engraving andcopvright ing books and tracts since the Societv was organized. The present indebtedness of the Society Is about niue thousand dollars. The following resolutions were unanimously passed:? Resolved, That we hall with much satisfaction the many gratifying evidences of the progress ol the temper ance' cause throughout our common country during the past vcar. Resolved, That we respectfully request the Kortv third Congress at the next ensuing semintf to provide lor the appointment of a commission of inquiry concerning the trallic in intoxicating liquors as a bevi rage, whose duty it shall be to investigate ami report upon it* legislative, criminal, scientific, economical anil oilier aspects as re lated to the public welfare. Resolved, That we also earnestly urge the earlv pas sage of a law by the Congress ol the United Males pro liioiting, by national authority, (he mnniitactiire. im portation and sale ot all lufhxicMIng liquors as a bever age in the District of Columbia ami in the t erritories of the United states. Ke-olveil, That we re|olce In the passage of a Local Prohibitory law by tl?o Legislature ot the Mate of New York; that we extend to those whose votes were given In Its behalf our hearty thanks; that we warn the temperance electors and'(he triends o( good order throughout (he state against die legi-daiivn defenders of the liquor trallic as enemies of the public welfare snd unw orth y henceforth o( political support, and that tve appeal confidently to Governor Dix to give to the important bill now in his hands his approving official Signature. Speeches in harmony with the nhove resolutions were delivered by Dr. Cuvler, Hev. fleorge wriiTln, Milford, Conn., and Rev. \V. 11. Taylor, broa'iway Tabernacle. PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL MI3SI0NS. Meeting Lait K<rrnlug In the Anthon Memorial Church?Addresses by lilsliop | Potter and Other*. A missionary meeting, under the aus; Ices of what Is called the Auxiliary Committee, was held last evening In the Anthon Memorial church, In Forty-eighth street, near Sixth aveuue. There was but a slim attendance, owing; to the Inclemency of the weather. The A/rlcan Mission was the theino of the speakers who addressed the meeting. There were present the UlKht Kev. Bishop Potter, Chairman of the committee; the Right Hev. Dr. Auer, the newly consecrated Hlsop of Cape Paimas, Africa, besides the Rev. Dr. Newton, rector of Anthon Memorial church, and three other clergy men, all of whom oftlclated In the exercises. Bishop Potter, after a few remarks, introduced the Right Rev. Dr. Auer lo the eouKregailon. The new Bishop, who Is a gentleman pasi the middle age of life, With a full, blonoe heard, hald, shining pate, then Knoke at considerable lengtn on the want* o/ tho cbildztiB ol Africa, tUcir iuox>i jpor Tension, their cruelty, tbeir barbarism. Idolatry, savage rites. Ac., and said that tbe Gospel wm the panacea for ail these evils. He asked the Christians of America for material help towards tnat en<t, and Id conclusion save some interesting iaforination on the customs and language of some of the tribes in Africa. After him tbe Rev. Mr. Newton, rector of Anthon Memorial church, made a few appropriate re marks. and called for contributions for the, African mission ol his church. EXPLORATION OF TBE TERRITORIES. An Interview with tbe Chief Geographer of the United States Surrey of the Ex ploring Expedition?-What Hai Been Done and What la Likely To Be Done by the Expedition?The Beauty, the Value and the Wealth of the Terri tory of Colorado. Mr. James T. Gardner, tbe chief geographer or the United States survey or the exploring ex pedition, is In the city, and a reporter or tbe JIbkald called upon him yesterday to Inquire as to tbe progress or the expedition. In reply to a general inquiry or the reporter Mr. Gardner said ' that he would prefer making a statement to an swering any general questions, which might take

np his time in going over a general field or Inquiry, the answers to which would only render a reitera tion or statements that wero already well known to every one who took any interest whatever in this exploration question. The reporter therefore took down the statement of Mr. Gardner as he dictated it. TilK ORGANIZATION OF TUB EXPEDITION. The Department or the Interior ordered a geo logical survey of the Territories, under the charge ol Professor V. B. Qaydcn, who has, for several years, been conducting expeditions in the region of tbe Yellow Stone Park. lie ban made an Interesting and extensive set of reports or tbe wonderful geyser region or Montana, those gey sers being by rar the most remarkable In the world. His extensive collection ol photographs taken in this region bave made its wonders known in all parts or the world. This survey was re organized * by the laws of Congress and named "The Geological and Geographical Surveys of tbe United States Territories." Congress wished the topographical work to be conducted under the influence and direction of geologists, and also wished the survey to become a more permanent organization. It was round neces sary, In order to conduct this work properly, that the assistants should continue from year to year In their several localities before being formed into a permanent corps, as the work required great ex perience In order to conduct it successfully. The reorganization that has been effected to tills end, a* ?t present organized, consists or a corps or gcol ogtxts lu charge 01 tbe staff and three geological assistants, several eminent palauntologists, several naturalists, photographer and artist; a geogra pher and a staff of tbree topographers, three as sistant topographers, several metallurgists and draughtsmen, a quartermaster and assistant quar termaster. PRESENT FIELD OF OPERATION. The field or operations ordered by Congress tor a general survey arc the mountainous parts or that part of Colorado lying to the west of Denver, and thntpart of Utah which lies east of the Green Kiver. This region includes the most remark able and the most extensive group ol high mountains in the United States. It is vet junexplored, but it is expected that the highest peak yet measured on this Continent may be iound in tbe group or mountains lying west of Soutli l'ark. The system or narrow guage railroads now being built in Colorado will bring the whole of this region within four days of >'ew York, and will soon become one of the lavorlte resorts ol Summer tourists seeking health and novelty ol scenery. It is considered exceedingly desirable that accurate maps ol this region shall be furnished as soon as possible, so that a lull knowledge ol its beauties and its resources shall be given to the country. J'HK MINERAL WEALTH. Tlie region includes also the gold and silver de posits oi Colorado, and certainly some of the moat extensive gold fields of the Continent. OBJECT OF TUB SURVEY. The object ol the survey 1h not only a general description of the resources of this country, witn photographs to show itB physical features, but also carelul, scientific examination of the mineral wealth of that part 01 our country. It Is to l>e hoped that the present organization, under the In terior Department, will be able to satisfy these de mands for accurate knowledge oi our Western re sources at an early date. It Is fully expected that the reports oi the surveys in Colorado will pro\ e as interesting to the country as those already made by Dr. llaydeu upon the wonders ol Montana. MINBKAL DEPOSITS. With reference to the mineral deposits, the gold and sdver mines are not quite so productive as they were, attributable probably to the careless, profligate and unscientific maimer of working, The country is, however, very rich in mineral de posits, and there is one curious fact in connection with this which is probably wortny of noticing? that there are two cities ol Colorado, each twenty miles apart, in one of which the mines produce only gold aud In the other silver. The value ot the coal deposit will be very great. There is a new mining region developed in the west ol .South I'ark that may prove of vaiue to the old mlniug region of Colorado. Central City and Ueorge Town have proved eminently productive. aoricultuhal prospects. The agricultural development of the country has remarkable matures. At the base oi the Kocky Mountains there is a strip of pasturage land boo miles long and 100 broad, that is available all the year round. Inasmuch as the mountains protect It irom the storms of Winter, for the pasturage of cattle. Three hundred miles ol this is already used for this purpose; the remainder goes into the lu dian country and has not yet been used. The cattle speculators meet the cattle men from Kan sas, alter a long Summer drive of cattle, and pur cuase these cattle, put them on the pasturage land, and the result ol their cattle Investments Is a profit ol twenty-five per cent. I know of an instance where, out of fioo head of cattle placed on this land throughout the Winter, only six had been lost. Therelore the agricultural resources of the country are unquestionably attractive. THE POPULATION OF COLORADO. Ily Che returns ol the ninth census the popula tion of Colorado is as lollows39,864, of which there are?native born, 113.266; foreign, 6,599; hav ing one or both parents forelgu, 10,707; foreign father, lit,aoo; foreign mother, y,?f>4; both parents lorelgn, ?,347. Of the foreign population over 10 years old there were 1,426 Germans, 1,651 Irish, 1,403 Knglish, 184 Scotch, 2S1 Swedes, 205 French, 150 other countries nortn of Europe, 16 Italians, 164 other couutries south of Europe, 56# British Ameri cans, 7 irom China and Japan. BEECHLR'S FRIDAY NICBT TALK. A (fillet Hour in Plymouth t'hurcli?The Unity and Brotherly Lore of the Con grrgntlon?Young People'* Moderation with Regard to AmuitmtnU. The hour of meeting.sit Plymouth Church on Fri day evcnlugs lias i>een changed to eight o'clock, but apparently many (lid not know of it last night, for they were looking anxiously for Mr. Beecher. He came lu a few minutes oeiore eight o'clock, and, ; In reply to the inquiring faces which greeted him, said, "Eight o'clock, you know." Mr. Beecher gave out a hymn, which the presid ? lng genius at the piano endeavored to convert from common metre to sevens, which made rather a mixture of it. Alter going through one verse Mr. Beecher announced the mistake, and said he guessed they would try another, but Anally suc ceeded in singing the first one. After the other usual preliminary services, Mr. I Beecher said that nothing tended to draw men together by their best feelings as laboring in a common cause in which self cannot enter. It is trno that'in society at large one may chance to meet a very pleasant friend, but these are single Instances. Where can you find such friendship as that of brother anil sister as where there is the spirit of Christ? There are no enjoyments that have inch fragrance, such perpetual youth us those which come lrom religious laltor. oiten people are ho lull of care that they carry the burden without knowing it. With us we are Bl.ESSKl) OK T1IK t.ORD. We are drawn together by common, serious, earnest lat>or. In this large congregation oi 2,300 or 2,400 members most of them have their sphere of labor ut home, but a lew hundreu of them have their parishes, as it were, in which they visit weekly, giving comfort and consolation. It has produced a contentment a satisfaction, aud there has been little trouble as to the amusement lor the young people- To be sure we have had a 'large toleration; but In so large a congregation it is remarkable that there have been so lew large and expensive parties aud so little call for tUo.se doubttul amusements. I see many persons who would have been fair, bnt there Is a larger stature in them from this dis interested labor in the cause of Christ. Now, it would hardly do for mc to ten wnat I kuow about different meml>ers, but I could take a score of them and tell them what they might have been, nut 1 spare their blushes. When we huvo t? go apart you will look back to your experience, when yoo sang and wept and prayed and worked among us a blessed experience. Brother Bell sails to-morrow for Kurope, to recruit his failing health. It is oar pleasure to express our gratitude to him lor the work he has done among us, and our sym pathy for his state of health, and we hope he will come back to us able to carry on the work which be labored at la jrears gone by. <a?BSEY CITY'S DB8P0TS. H^tc the Taxpayers Any Blgkti,t)tf(Uli , Arc Boaod to Rwpeet !-Wh?t Govern ment by CmunUiIihi Hh Brought Fortk. Among the rules and regulations of the new ad> ministration in Jersey citj In reference to the Water Department la the following The Commissioners, and every person delegated by thcui fur the purpose, shall have accent at all times to all parts ofall promises or vessels where Pat?alc water Is used, to Inspect the condition and use of all plumbing. Tne flrat taxpayer who protested against this arbi trary regulation waa Dr. Hadden, of Grand street, who la determined that It shall not be carried out In his house, at least. There la hardly one house in ten In the city In which the execution of this rule will be tolerated, it opens the way for burg lars and sneak thievea, who may, if the prize be worth the attempt, employ iorged certificates. The words "at all times" woulu be not simply Insulting, but essentially tyrannical, were it possible to carry out auch a pro vision. By night, as well aa by day, according to this, the doors of taxpayers must bo thrown open to "delegates." The terms In which Hie rule is framed show but too plainly the cali bre of the officials to whom the administration of the affairs of Jersey City is entrusted under the im proved (?) system of government by commissions. But this is not all. The new Assessors Intend to Sursue a similar course. A gentleman who resides 1 the Third district presented himself at the City llall a few days ago to make an affidavit as to the value of his personal property, when he was in formed by the Assessor (Tom that district that such a course was wholly unnecessary, as he (the As sessor) would visit every house and see lor him self. Thla announcement Is all the more surprising, aa notices have been posted up calling on taxpay ers to appear at the City Hall and testify as to the value oftiieir personal property. The administration of last year, with all Its faults, never descended to absurdities, and though the taxes were heavy be yond expectation most of the taxpayers felt that there was comparative fairness. People are look ing tor a reduction of taxes this year, but the first movement of the administration augurs poorly for such a result. One thing Is settled beyond ques tion?namely, that if any delegate, emissary or ?fflcial shall attempt to carry out such a rule as that given above Jersey City will furnish hundreds of Vvat Tylers. A 11 kkali) representative Interviewed Dr. nad den, the flrst gentleman who protested on the subject, and he declared emphatically that any mau entering his house without permission will do so at the peril of hla life. A man's house is his castle and domiciliary visits would be tolerated only under a despotism. The Doctor's sentiments are those ol mauy other citizens who were Inter viewed on the subject. Home were not disappointed, as they say that this arbitrary rule is the legitimate offspring of a government in which the people are not allowed to select the officers who administer the Subllc affairs, as Is the case In Jersey City. It may e necessary for the grand Juries and the canrts to interfere onoe more and crush, not simple corrup tion, but petty tyranny. REAL ESTATE MATTERS* Only a corporal's guard assembled at the Ex change yesterday to witness the Impending sales advertised to take place, and these men truly de serve credit for venturing out In the storm. Fortu nately there were only few attractions offered, and all the Bales made brought fair rates, considering all circumstances. Messrs. Anthony J, Bleecker, Son A Co. Bold the three story house 130 Leonard street, lot 23xloo, to Edward Bartlne, for $11,800; also a four story brown Btone house, on the south Bide of Sixty-first street, 145 feet west of Third ave nue, lot 20x100.6, to John McCool, for $23,500, and Mr. H. V. Harnett disposed of a three story frame house, 186 123d street, lot 19X51.10, to Ann Van Wyck, for $4,ooo. while tho above pnblic transactions, as well as those during the past week, have been of a very limited nature, property at prlvAte sale has been very active. Every day this week we have been able to report transfers amonir operators, on pri vate terms, at enhanced prices. Yesterday Mr. V. K. Stevenson, Jr., sold one lot, 25xioo, on the east side of the Grand Boulevard, 25.8 feet south of Seventy-second street, for $24,600; also one gore plot, 60 feet iront, by 104.11 west, by 8&5 east, north side or Sixty-eighth street, 150 feet west of Eighth avenue, for $18,750. William H. Raynor reports the sales of twelve full lots, located running through from 146th to 147th street, 350 feet west of Tenth avenue, for $2,400 each; also four full lots, south side of Fifty eighth street, 200 reet east of Fifth avenne, for $100,000, and also three full lots, northwest corner oi Eighth avenue and Sixty-sixth street, for $95,000. Coroner Herman was yesterday called to the Morrue to hold an inquest on the body of an un known woman, 50 years of age, who was accident ally killed. She was employed in cleaning house at 37 Clinton place, and fell through a skylight from the fourth floor to the lower hallway, a distance of forty-flve feet. MARRIAGES AND DEATHS. Married. Foster?nAicnrr.?On Thursday, May 8, by tho Rev. J. A. Roche, D. 1)., assisted by the Rev. C. D. Foss, D. I>., James P. Foster to Saiu M., daughter of Joseph llaight, Jr., both of this city. Herman?Locis.?on Wednesday, May 7, 1873, by Rev. Dr. Adler, Simon L. Herman to Agatha, daughter of Henry Louis. JAgiTEs?Osborn.?on Wednesday, May 7, at residence of bride's parents, silver Luke, near Squan village, Monmouth county, N. J., by Rev. Frank Chandler, of Freehold, Qeokgb B. JAqrES, of New York, to Fannik, daughter ol Captain Forinan Osborn. Mosek?Field.?On Wednesday, May 7, at the Church of the Holy Trinity, by the Rev. Stephen H. Tyng, Jr., 1). !>., William Mosbr, of this city, to Helen A., daughter of Dr. George R. Field, of Trinidad, West Indies. No cards. Scofield?Komkr,?On Thursday, May 8, at the residence of the bride's grandparents, by the Rev. J. P. llermance, Thomas P. Scofield to Ettie VS., eldest daughter of James H. Romer, of White Plains, N. Y. Tarbox?Fischer.?In Brooklyn, on Thnrsdav, May 8, at the residence of the bride's parents, by Rev. John Lowrey; Henry L. Tarbox to Mary, daughter of Henry Fischer, Esq. No cards. New Orleans paperB please copy. Died. Aspinwall.?On Tuesday morning. May 6. at 33 East Tenth street* John L. ASM* wall, aged 57 years. Notice of funeral hereafter. Atkins.?Iu Brooklyn, on Friday, May 9, Joshua atkins, in the 62d year of his aire. The relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, iroin his late residence, 168 Montague street, ou Monday, the 12th lnst., at three P. M. 1 Baklach?At his resident, corner of Twenty fourth street and Seventh avenue, on Thursday, May 8, after a short and severe illness, Henry Baklach, aged 60 years, 3 months and 4 days. The relatives and friends of the family, and also the ortlcers aud ex officers of the Fifth regiment; also the members and ex-members of Company 11 of the beiore said regiment. N. Y. S. N. G., and also the members of wtttlager Fr. Bnnd; also the members of St. Paul's Lutheran church, are re spectfully Invited to attend his funeral, on Snndav, the llth lnst., at one o'clock P. M., at St. Paul's Lutheran church, corner el Fifteenth street and Sixth avenue. Bakkeh At Tnckahoe, N. Y? on Friday, May 9, 1873, ot pneumonia, Maiiai.a Barker. Notice of funeral herearter. Barry.?on Thursday, May 8, Hannah France.-*, youngest daughter of Thomas L. aud Mary T. Barry, aged 3 years. The fuueral will take place from the residence of her parents, 381 East Twellth street, on Saturday, at one o'clock. Hlakk.?on Thursday. May 8, 1873, at his resi- i dence, 143 Taylor street, Brooklyn, E. D.. Oeorue W. Blake, aged 72 years. Relatives and friends of the family are respect fully invited to attend the luuerai service, on Sun day, May 11, at two o'clock P. M., at Christ church, 1 Bed lord'avenue, Brooklyn, E. D. Bosch.?on Thursday, May 8, after a long lllnem, Lt'uwio Bosch, in t he Mith year of his age. The iuneral will take place from 344 East, Tweuty-flrst street, on Sunday altcrnoon, at oue , o'clock. chase.?Suddenly, on Wednesday, May 7, at tho residence of his son-in-law, W. S. Hoyt, No. 4 West 1 Thirty-third street, s. P. Chase, Chief Justice ol tho United states, In the 86th year of his age. The remains will lie in St. George's church, Stuyvesant square, this day (Saturday), from eight A. M. to one P. M. Funeral services in the same church at three o'clock the same alternoon. Con pit.?At Florence, Italy, on Thursday, May s, 1873, W. Harry Conpituformerly of Brooklyn, late of Shanghae and Hong Kong, China. Cameron.?on Friday, May 2, Brevet Colonel William A. Cameron, late of the Fiftn United States artillery. His friends are respectfully Invito to attend the funeral, from the residence gf Captain Harrison Millard, 162 Weet Thrlt.v-severnh street, on Sunday, llth instant, at one P. M., without further notice. Remains will be taken to Washington, 1). c., for interment. cheeij.?On Friday, May 9, of scarlet fever, Jane D. Ckeici>. Relatives and friends are Invited to attend the funeral, from the First Kcforiued Dutch church, Joralemon street, Brooklyn, on Sunday, May 11, at three o'clock. Ckonin.?On Friday May 9, 1873, Willie, young est son of William r.nd Mury Cronln. The funeral win take place on Sunday, at two o'clock, from his late reside nco, 260 West Houston street. Chamberlain?On Friday. May 9, Jossrn Cham berlain, aged 49 y ears. Relatives and fronds are respectfully invited to attend the ftMer& on Monday, May 12, at one o'clock, from his late residence. 663 Washington street. > CornsT?on My % wo, QtiSMA Oovnrar, wtftef ChartMJ. Ctoventy, to tbeAffh year of her age. ? Plymouth and London (England) papers pl?ag( $ alum ax.?On ThuradavJMay 8, of diphtheria^ John J am ma, eldest son or Lanrence J. and & A, Callanao, aged 6 years and 8 months. The lnends or the family are re spectrally Invited to attend the fhneral, from the residence or his pa rents, 4i Vesey street, on Sunday, May 11. at two o'clock precisely. Davbt?At Ptnderne, N. J., on Wednesday, l?r 7, 1878, Captain Hknry Davey, aged 40 years. His relatives and friends are invited to attend the mneral services at his late residence, on Satur day. May lo, 1873, at one o'clock P. M. Train leaves New York, foot of Liberty street, at 10:1?A. M. Carriages will be at the depot on arrival of the train. Dunn.?In Brooklyn, on Thursday, May 8, Marti Emma, eldest daughter of Jaines C. and Amelia A. Dunn, aged 11 years, h months and 17 days. Funeral on Saturday, May 10. at two P. M., from the First Reformed church, corner of Bedlord ave nue ami Clymer street. Brooklyn. E. D. c ^OT.-At Montcialr, N. J., ou Thursday, May 8, Mrs. lUmurr Elliot, formerly of Boston, in the 77th year of her age. Boston papers please copy. Edmiston.?In Brooklyn, on Wednesday, May t. Margaret Nbhmith, daughter of James and Anna M. Kdmiston, aged 13 years. Relatives and lriends of the family are respeet ruliy invited to attend her funeral, to-day (Satur day), at three P. M., froai the Plrst Presbyterlaa church, corner of Clinton and Remsen streets. Gorman.?On Friday, May 9, Margaret CIukman, aped 07 years. rhe relatives and friends of the family are in vited to attend the luneral, from her late resi dence, 300 Madison street, on Sauday afternoon. May li, at one o'clock. Her remains will l>o in terred in C&lvury Cemetery. Goldstein.?The members of Congregation Tern J?le Adas Jeshurun are requested to attend the uneral of Mrs. Lazarus Goldstein, irom her resi dence, 219 East Fiftieth street, on Sunday, the lltit Inst., at nine A. M. c. N. JOSEPHSON, Secretary. Thursday, May 8, Sarah P., widow of /L Charles Uelden Hall, of this city. .Znner?Lfl6?'ce8 wlu take Place at her late res! dence, 118 Hicks street, Brooklyn, at eleven o clock A. M. on Saturday, 10th Inst.. Remains win be taken to Walllngiord, Conu., ror interment. . ?At Savannah, Ga., on Monday, May ' 3 William HAMiLroN, late Lieutenant Com mander United States Navy, eldest son of Alex ander and Eliza Hamilton. Relatives and friends or the r&mtly. members of the New York Stock Exchange and of the M. O. L? L. U. s., are Invited to attend the runeral, rrom the residence of his rather, 180 Barrow street, Jersey City, on Saturday, May 10. at roar P. M. Hauoerty.?On Wednesday, May 7, 1873, LODLTTM O. Hauokrty, aged 4ft years. Relatives and friends are lnvltedlto attend the tonera! services, at the Reformed church, Port Richmond, Sunday, May 11, at three P. M. Boat leaves foot of Dey street at hair-past one. Heinzb.?At Hrooklvn, on Friday morning. May0, William to ward, infant son or Otto and Lida M. Heinze. Hoosbtt.?On Wednesday, May 7, Jakes HOfl s?tt. aged 39 years. 3 months and 18 days. The relatives and friends or the ramily are re spectfully invited to attend the funeral, this day (.Saturday), at one o'clock P. M., from his late resi dence, 409 West Fortieth street. Hunt.?On Thursday, May 8, Benjamin FaotpiIi Hunt, aged 49 years. a The relatives and friends of the family are re spectfully Invited to attend the funeral, from hie late residence, 133 East Twenty-ninth street, on Saturday, 10th Inst., at half-past 'eleven o'clock A. M., to St. Stephen's church, East Twenty-eighth street, where a solemn requiem mass wlU be cele brated for the repose of his souL Charleston and Boston papers please copy. .v,jEoLKv.KS-??n, fr'day, May 9, James Jbwces, in. the ooth year of his age. The relatives and friends of the family are re spectfully invited to attend the funeralTfrom tho residence of his sister, Mrs. H. Reid, 108 Suffolk street, on Sunday, the llth ins*., at two P. M. Kkklkr?At Grovevlile, N. J., en Thursday, May 8, passed to the higher life, Margaret, wife of E. W. Keeler. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the runeral, irom her late resldenco, on Monday aften? noon, at two o'clock. Carriages will be at Borrten town on arrival of train connecting with the 9:3Q A. M. train irom Jersey City, via Trenton. Lawrence.?At Greenwich, Coon, on Thursday. May 8, Elsek M., wife of William Lawrencc, aged 64 years and 3 months. Friends or the family are respectfully Invited to attend the funeral, from her late residence, on Sunday, May li, at three o'clock P. M. Loonky.?On Friday morning, May 9, in Brook lyn, John loonky. in the 33d year or his age. Funeral from his late residence, 182 Atlantic ave nue. on Sunday afternoon, May 11, at two o'clock. Minton.?Suddenly, on Thursday, May 8, at Chatham, N. J., in the 25th year of her age, Helkm M., wire or Guy Minton and only daughter of Henry P. and Henrietta C. Day. The luneral services at half-past one P. M., on, Monday, May 12, at the residence of her parents* Relatives and friends of the ramily are respect fully invited to attend. Train leaves foot of Bar clay street at eleven o'clock. Mirtagh.?In Brooklyn, on Friday, May 0, after a short but palnlul Illness, Martha, the beloved wife of James Murtagh, aged OO years. The relatives and friends of the deceased are re spectfully invited to attend the runeral, from her late residence, 494 Fifth avenue, on Sunday, llth inst.. at two o'clock P. M. Murphy.?On Thursday, May 8, 1878, Jambs Mur phy, Sandy Hook pilot, after a short Illness, In the 40th year of his age. Relatives and friends or the family are Invited to attend the funeral, from his late residence, 198 Nassau street, Brooklyn, on Sunday, May 11, at two o'clock P. M. Sandy Hook pilots are particularly requested to attend. Liverpool papers please copy. McUowan.?On Friday morning, May 9, JonM Joseph McGowav, son of Peter and Eliza McGowao, aged 2 years, 0 months and 24 days. The friends or the iamlly are respecttally invited to attena the mneral, on Sunday, May li, at one t. M., from his parents' residence, 483 West Twenty sixth street, to Calvary Cemetery. McKinnon.?Ou Thursday, May 8, Jknnib, eldest daughter of Allen and Catherine McKinnon, In the 19th year of her age. The relatives and friends of the ramily are re spectfully invited to attend the luneral, from the residence of her parents, 14 Varlck place, on Satur day. May 10, at two o'clock. Ottowa and Canada papers please copy. O'Connor.?James O'Connor, whose body was round, will be burled from his late residence, 225 West Thirtieth street, this day, at two o'clock. O'Connkll.?on Thursday, at his residence, No. 5 Prospect street, Brooklyn, David J. CConnblu The funeral will take place this (Saturday) after noon, at one o'clock. Friends of the family are respectfully Invited. Paez?On Tuesdav morning, May o, Lieutenant General Jose Antonio Paez. or Venezuela. The runeral services will take place at St Ste phen's Roman Catholic church. East TVenty-elghth street, near Third avenue, on Saturday, May io. at hair-past ten o'clock A. M. ' Palmer.?At West Isllp, Long Island, on Wednes day, May 7, Anna Talbot, wife of the late Francis Palmer, In tho 73d year of her age. The relatives and friends are Invited to attend the funeral services, at her late residence, on Saturday, loth Inst., at twelve o'clock. Carriages will be at Babylon depot, Southslde Railroad, on the arrival of the train which leaves Willlamaborc at ten o'clock. ? I'latt.?Daniel Carpenter Lodgb, No. 648, F. and a. M.?Brethren, you are hereby summoned to attend a special communication at the lodge rooms, on Sunday, May 11, at twelve o'clock ?harp, for the purpose or attending the funeral of our late brother Samuel Piatt. By order, ? ?T EDUAR D. SMITH, Master. W. W. Wood, Secretary. Ronzokk.?In Brooklyn, on Friday, May 9, Sn.vro J. B. Konzonk, In the 37th year of his age. Relatives and friends of the family are respect ably invited to attend the funeral, at Grace church chapel. High street, on Sunday, May 11, at one "sturgis.?On Friday. May 9, 1873, at 133 Franklin street, Mrs. Lizzib C. Sturgis, aged 46 years. Fuueral on Sunday, May li, at one o'clock. Thi rston.?Macd Otty, only daughter of James O. and susle Thurston, of pneumonia, aged 2 vear? and 12 days. Funeral from the residence of her parents, 318 LeMnirton avenue, near Marcy. Brooklyn, on Sun day, May 11, at one o'clock P. M. Iownsbnd.?At Southeast, on Thursday, May 8. Jacor Townsbnd, aged 39 years. Fuueral to take place on Sunday, May 11, at half pa*t one o'clock P. M., from tho Methodlsl Episco pal church. Brewster's Station. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. Tuthili?On Thursday. May 8, at Jerusalem, Long island, Evelyn, youngest daughter of Samnel H. and the late Henrietta O. TuthUl,. in the 14th year of her age. Relatives and friends are Invited to attend the funeral, froit. her late residence, this (Saturday) afternoon, the loth inst., at one o'clock. Carriages at Ridge wool station ou the arrival of the 9;4t train, houthslde Raliroad. Weir?on Thursday, May 8, at her residence. Irvington, N. J., Madeline C., wife or P. Shatter Weir and eldest daughter of James Demarest, Clin ton place, N. J. Helatlves and frlonds are Invited to attend her luneral, without fnrther notice, from the residence of her rather, on Clinton place, on Saturday, May 10, at eleven A. M. Carriages will be in waiting at the Broad street depot of the Newark and New York Kailroad lor the 9:45 train from the root of Liberty street. Interment in Greenwood. Weston.?On Wednesday, May 7, of congestion of tne lungs, Richard Warren Weston, in tho 64th year or his age. Fnneral services will be held at tho house, IT West sixteenth street, this (Saturday) morning, at ten o'clock. Relatives and lnends are Invited to attend withont further notice. Williams.?On Wednesday evening, May 7. arteT a long illness. Captain Bradford B. Williams, in the 74th year or his age. Relatives and mends of the family are Invited to attend the ftineral, rrom tils late residence. M East 128th street, on Saturday, May 10, at twelve o'clock. Boston, narnstablo and 8an Francisco naners please copy. * ^ Winslow.?on Thursday. Mays, Mr. Thowas &. Win8low, son of the lato Liaac winsiow. of Boston aged 04 years. ' *^l?i^S!L?!?,lJri?ll.df tre ln*ted ?> funeral, from Ms late resldenoe, Upper Bnicne wood, on snndav May ll, at two k ML Mid QtDfk' '

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