Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 17, 1873, Page 3

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated May 17, 1873 Page 3
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The Diario de la Marina Treats the Prisoner of Gerona with Lofty Consideration. TWO SIDES TO THE DUNGEON STORY. Cowardly Indignities Heaped Upon the Herald Commissioner. 1 FEROCIOUS ORDER, TO HIS SENTRIES. A Brutalized Soldier, Mad with Drink, Placed in His GelL Havana, May 10, 1873. Tbe Diario, in a recent issue, devotes a column and a-half of its space to tbe Herald's com missioner, Mr. O'Kelly, as much, perhaps. In Its lolty disdain for tlie Herald and ail Its iaiuous en terprises, as it leels incumbent upon itself to give. It commences the remarks on Mr. O'Kelly by ex pressing a lear, with which it is otten troubled, that, in preparing to write upon a subject and be fore setting down the first sentence, it may be arviNO too uuen importance to an affair wuich Is really, TootsUlce, of no conse quence. Whereupon it continues:?"That it is widely known that the Herald employs every im aginable means to give sensational news, and con siders every dollar thus spent in undertakings to Africa to see if Livingstone bo alive or not, or to penetrate to the Presidential shantv of Cespedea In Cuba, to be a reproductive expense." It at tributes also the Herald's silence for a few days, concerning O'Kelly, to "the profound disdain with which tbe American government and people looked on the detention of O'Kelly, although he appeared iu tbe Island oi Cuba in the imposing character or the plenipotentiary minister of THE LEVIATHAN OF THE AMERICAN PRESB, and although this intermittent patron of the Cuban insurgents thundered more bolts and threats against Spain than Jupiter himself, and threatens with dire vengeance, even to tbe point of ridicule, the Spaniards of this Antllle, who have a hundred times shown no propensity to such panic." The Diario continues by declaring that although the American people arc affccted to startling news and fond of such as cause extras and double head lines, yet the Henderson fiasco has prejudiced his Buccoseor, O'Kelly; and Brother Jonathan, or his government at Washington, eagerly seize the op portunity of O'Kellr's being an Irishman and a British subject to shrug shoulders over the matter. The Diario entertains the conviction that such also would be the case if O'Kelly was an American citizen, for it asserts that no government respect ing itself could make an international affair or THE I.EOAL ARREST of one of its subjects, who had violated the laws ol tbe country where he was. ?mis much as a preamble before the Diario pro ceeds to give its vers.on of the matter, which seems purposely intended to damage O'Kelly. A WEAK INVfiNTION OP THE ENEMY. According to its own information the Diario de clares that it was commonly current in tbe Manza aillo district that a foreigner was engaged with the insurgents, who about that time had more or less meetings and interchange of shots with the Span ish lorcea. It was also well known that O'Kelly fcad left Santiago de Cuba for Palma Soriano that la the latter place he had his pass visted to return to Santiago; that he set out, but his whereabouts was then unknown. Proof sufficient was offered tbat the before-mentioned foreigner was none else than the Herald commissioner, who, at his own risk, and wlthont any authorization whatever, had crossed the Spanish lines and joined the enemies of Spanish nationality. With an excuse lor per baps ONE OR TWO SLIGHT INACCURACIES of no importance, the Diario continues the narra tive of Mr. O'Keily's mishapsThat in course or affairs the British Vice Consni presented hlaself to the Lieutenant Governor or Manzanlllo requesting a pass for a British subject to proceed to Havana. No obstacle was offered by the Governor; but when he discovered that the >earer of the pass was O'Kelly. the very suspicious Herald Commis sioner, who had his pass vised at Palma Soriano over a month previously to return to Santiago de Cuba, he ordered his arrest and the seizure of bis papers, which were sealed up with all due formal ity and the whole affair reported to the superior Mthority of the island for instructions. Protests were, of course, made by O'Kelly and the British Vice Consul, and also, OP COURSE, UNATTENDED TO. A court was Immediately ordered, and has com menced its duties. It Is said that among O'Keily's papers were several note books, with letters from Oeapedes ana others. O'Keily's case continues its legal course, and his arrest has caused as little attention as did the news of his arrival In this city. The Diario says the foregoing, but knows better, and gives sufficient proof by Ailing columns of its former issues about O'Kelly, having published O'KKLLV'S LETTER ENTIRE, written at the residence of Cespedes, and com mented upon it at great length. The Diario closes its article by expressing its opinion that O'Kelly was never securer in his life than he now is at Fort Qerona, and reports to the contrary in New York are gratuitous and made out of whole cloth. Be may be ennuy? at his long Im prisonment, bat at least he is passing a more pleasant time than be did in the maniqua. Ills published letters prove he Is allowed ink and paper and the greatest liberty in using his pen. And now, as always, the Diario refers to the past his tory of Spain, Its Clds, Covadorigas and other fel' lows. This time it says "IRISHMEN AT THE CLOSE OP THE SEVENTEENTH CKNTURV were great friends of Spain, as from her they ex pected everything, and this friendship has been continued. One swallow does not make a Sum mer, and the swallow O'Kelly (they can't swallow him) will not make the generality of the Irish peo ple donbt the chivalry of the Spanish people of our own days." LOOK ON THIS 8T0BV, now, to fully reply to the foregoing epistle of the Diario and "show up" "Spanish chivalry". I quote the following from a private letter addressed to your correspondent, received yesterday from Mr. O'Kelly, dated Fort Gerona, May ft Since vour departure I have not failed to feel the beneficial influence exerted in my favor by the ar rival of the Plover. ? ? * The kind attentions paid to me tiy Commander Hlpplsley and Ins officer** have done much to dlsslp.i te the feeling or security entertained by the authorities, who had BKOVN TO LOOK ON MB A9 A VICTIM abandoned to their vengeance. Already I have be< n delivered from more than one annoyance and Inaignlty. Every morning one of the officers comes to vlHit nie officially, and in the evening I have generally the pleasure oi receiving two or three of Ue gentlemen who hai pen to be off duty, so thut, you see, the dull mi n< tony of my former life here has iieen agreeably broken. On the night of your departure ttie oCcer or the ;uard took it into' his head to place a sentry in my cell, with ORDERS "TO BAYONPr MR I moved from m.v bed." No notice whatei er was (riven to me of the ferocious order, and the fl> st In timation or my danger camo in tne middle o.r the night, hearing the soldiers change the consl^nf. These pleasant guardians of my slumbers WvTe changed every half hour, and I discreetly avoided any somnambulism, lest Koine playfully disposal QHinUi (recruit) should wake me up in the next world by a hint from his "bayonet." The night? UoniT order to afford me a change of emo .. . . hA^0hLDI??',MAI> vrrn drink, H?rr, ^ K me Wlth l,iH bowlings and i Ki was hauled into the cell by some eight or his romrades. It appears the officer or the f t,lJ?l!rank'>n m?dman might, kill some of the soldiers ir kept 111 the guavd house, ro he ordered him to be put in mv cell iih 1 suppose, he thought It would not iiave made much matter ir a mere newspaner corespondent, should tie brained. That I whs not extinguished is due to the Providence that watches over lhe press, ns die soldier proceeded at once to lake powsslop ef some stum hottJe* wfclcti serve me ror candlesticks. Kortnnateiy ne did not reach them, only knocking over my Ink stand id his grab. With the liilirmitv ol pnrpose natural to the state of madness in which he was, the drunken man SK1ZBD A CIIAIR AND GLARED AROUND the mom, with evidently hostile Intent. At this moment my forger irlend interlcred and called the guard, who took out the rufflan with some diffi culty. For some time we could heaj his shouts ami blasphemies, while his comrades were gagiMtg and attaching him to one 01 the caution*. Wheu I iu iormed Commander Hippisley oi the proceedings he at once protested to the (lovernor, and, is a re sult, 1 lielieve 1 shall not he exposed to auuoyance ol the same nature in luture. THE RICHMOND DUEL Pon?r?i of Murdcciil?Surrrndrr of tlic N<-con<tu ?Verdict of the Coroner's Jury. Richmond, Va.. May 18, 1873. i At an early hour this morning the four seconds on the late duel surrendered themselves to the police and were conoued in the Hecond precinct I station house. The members of the liar held a meeting and j adopted resolutions expressive of regret lor the loss to the profession of J. B. Mordecai, eugolmtic of his frank, brave, true and lolty character, and or profound sympathy for his bereaved mother uud relatives. Alter this the funeral ceremonies of the dcc,cas?d took place in St. James' Episcopal church, which was crowded to ils utmost capacity by the <?UU of the city, all the approaching thor oughfares being also crowded and the streets lineii by carriages. The remains were then es corted by the Richmond Howitzers, members of the Bar and several societies to the bnriitl place oi the Mordecai lanuly, in Henrico couaty. Messrs. Royall and Trigg, seconds of the deceased, were permitted to attend the funeral in charge of a captain of the police. During the evening the imprisoned seconds have been visited by large crowds of syniimthlzing friends. Later they were brought betorc tue Coro ner's Jury, where they severally re I used to testify by advice of counsel. The testimony so far elicited by the Coroner is regarded by some as rather dam aging to the cause of the surviving principal and the seconds, hut as it is only a mere formal exam j inaiion is not believed to be ol much consequence. The verdict oi the Coroner's jury was that J. B. Mordecai came to his death by a pistol shot from the hand oi Page McCarty In a duel on the evening of May 9, and they lurther tltid that the seconds, VV. B. Tabb, J. L. Meredith, W. L. Royall and W H. Trigg, and l)rs. J. 8. Do Cuilen and Hunter Magulre arc censurable for not. having given information to the authorities in time to have prevented the duel. All the seconds will now be committed and proba bly afterwards held to ball lor trial. Mccarty's wound is still very serious and his condition ex ceedingly precarious. The death of Mordecai lias been studiously kept from his knowledge. INDIAN CONTRACTS. The Chairman of the Board ol Indiatt Commissioners Courts Investigation at the Hands of the Secretary of the In terior?How Contracts Are Now jtludc to Supply Provisions to the Indians. PniLADELPrtia, Pa., May 10, 1873. The following letter wan scut to-day to the Sec retary of the Interior:? lion. C. Delano, Secretary of the Interior, Wash sir?Mv"attention as chairman of the Purchas inffCommitteeofthe Board of Indian Commis Htoricr? has been called to charges ol unfalracss In the recent awards of contractfWor Indian supplies, and having learned that It Is vour intention to invoMtiuate auy caaen in which complaints ?ire made 1 write in behalf of myself and colleagues to say That a lull and thorough examine tinn will meet with our most n< <trij RDnroval The Hoard of Indian Commissioners, ha vine no selfish end to serve and nothing to hide, desire that all their actions sliall he open t?> the nufelic and even when complaints are^ indeflnltt. and totally unfounded, as they are m the present, case we ask that the fullest opportunities be given to au nartles to he heard, and the result of such tearing he given to the press, it may bo well to refrr to the fact that all awards were made by by law iiH they are required to be by the Com missions of indldn Affairs, lion. E. 1\!Smith, unci not by our Board, which is an advisory bo<ly. We s?e /lad to nay, however, that every award met with the unanimous approval ol our <2?mm'tlee, conststiiiK of Messrs. Robert Campbell, of St. l.outfi; lnim v ftirweii of Chicago; William fc. Dodge, ol New ^ork* and myself, and also of Messrs Vellx R Hrunot, of Pittsburg, and Nathan Bishop, of New York, members of the Board, who were present. Tlie representatives ?ft? " terior Department, consisting of Hon. B.R. Cowan, AH?Wtant Secretary of the Interior, and others I associated i?y you with him, every curred in the decisions of the Com \Uslo . in every award In no case was an award rntm wiinoui the unanimous approval of these three bodies, rcr '"wh^nou^BoWwa^^Ued upon to supervise th^ awardimr of these Indian contracts we tound lit11e or no fair competition; scarcely more than a Mcore of bids were received, and hali-a-dozen c'jii tracts covered all the iettings. We found powerful rlngs^ opposing us at every step, our desire was lo open competition, and to do t is it was necessary to remove al. sus nii-tnn of uniairness. With tins euu iu view the receiving of bids and awarding ol coii traets were removed from Washington to New York, the largest market in the country, when hidq were opened and received in public. And after a full comparison of bids and samples awards were made, which were published iu the i daily papers, the contracts being open to anyone or til ?-??? ments ThorlBhtlfi reserved to reject an.v or all nuch propo ,al? if *uch a cour*c should be deemed lor the u.lereBt of the government 1 our committee, acting in concert with their col leagues exercised this right so lar as they deemed n necessary to protect the government irorn per sons either as principals or partners, who have in ! theput been connected or been members or old -'Indian Rings," who were afraid to bid in thtlr own names, covertly using the names of others. In regwd to awards we would say that In every case they were made to the lowest and best bid ders As to the result of the present system of let tlng it is only necessary to say that 284 bids, repre senting over two hundred different firms and indi vidual bidders, were received, and flity-seven.con tracts were awarded. As to the prices obtained, compared with those under the old system, beef ranged from >1 OS to *2 7* per 100 pounds, against as high as $6 50 per 100; flour irom * 1 M to $3 60 per loo, against prices at the same agen cies ranging as high at times as $14 per 100, ami other articles were at almost as marked a difference. That parties who have in the past supplied the Indian Department wlt'a goods at these prices should be dissatisfied with the present system is not to be wondered at. Kxnressing again the wish that every oppor tunity tor investigation maybe given to all persons who are dissatisfied with the awards, an<4 knowing that vonr action in the premises will meet with ??r iprov....??, Chairman of the Purchasing Committee Board of the Indian Commission. the boston forger The l^atest Developments In the t'oe Fraud*? * Gentleman Misses $33,000 Worth of Securities from a Vault. Boston, May 16, 1873. The achievements of Coe, the forger, st.lll con tinue the chief topic of comment In Boston, and recent developments warrant the suspicion that his rascalities have been only half exposed, fur thermore, there are develoi ments which go to show that the accused had several accomplices in his crimes, and state street Is greatly agitated In consequence. Karly this morning there were rumors implicating various gentlemen, andbank ?T?rand brokers wore equally anxious lortlu sal vation of their own as well as their friends' rcpu; tations. One of the stories was to the effect that Wllliani Y Coe, a brother of .lames A. Coe, the conn-Vied forcer, and an e?ployfl or Humphreys con cssed ,et ha,i been acting in his cm ployers1 office in the Interest ol his el^t brcnher JofteDh Dorr, the Junior ol the firm In which votinc? Cop wan employed, held a largo MDonnt of bonds and other securities of his own.and *n lor others, and was, in a certain sense, the custo dian of the securities of Mr. Humphreys, jh se securities were kept In a compartment of the Union Safety Deposit vaults lu state street, a key to which was in the possession of young ?c< against whom it is proper to slate not thosugnt est suspicion is entertained In connection witii disclosures which have iwen made to-day. i pon the announcement of the arrest of Janies A. Coe, who, It appears, had been in the habit of borrowing temporarily bonds and other securities, Mr. Humphreys and Mr. Dorr commenced an examination of too ?safety Deposit vault. The examination was not concluded nntll half-past one o'clock this after noon when Mr. Dorr announced that none or his securities were missing, but Mr. Humphreys had ascertained that railroad and city bonds, amount ing in value to $32,000, have been abstracted from the vault. That the missing bonds have been ap propriated or used by the accnsed Coe ol ?urso t here Is not much doubt, and It is rumored that oosslbly they were furnished him. * roe is now In jail and the chances are thnMho requisite |4oo,ooo to release htm will not be speedily forthcoming. A DESTRUCTIVE TIRE IN CANADA. Ottawa, Ot?>., May 1?, lf*3. A fire broke out this morning In St. Alban's ter race and the flames spread with great rapidity, a'tta. kluir buildings on OUnw^ Cumberland, Stew ... 7 n,i.? * I.v-six houses were de-iloved! The foSeviS ?>t?^aicd at 1150.000 PRESBYTERIAN GENERAL ASSEMBLY. Proceeding! of Ye?terdny'? 8n?lon ?t Baltimore?Reports Rend ?nd Ap proved? ti rand Arrangement* tor tlie Centennial. llALimoKR, May IB, 1873. The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of the United .State* met promptly at uluc o'clock. Prayer wan offered by Kev. David Hervev. The Coiquilttce on Standing Committees sub mitted their report, embracing and naming the lint or the standing committees, which was adopted. The Modorator stated that accordlpg to rule the committee should organize this aiternoon. Dr. llatfleld, stat -d clerk, read tho docket, or order or business or the Assembly, containing thirty subjects, some or thorn Including many sub divisions. Tho docket wan adopted. Tlio ROM, OF Til I"! ASHRMBI.Y was ordered te be printed. Tho Hynod were then called upon tho synodical record, and the following answered, handing In their record:?Baltimore, Cleveland, Erie, Albany, Harrisl>urg, IlUnots, Central Iowa, North Iowa, South Kansas, Missouri, Tennessee and New York. The Presbyteries were then called upon for STATISTICAL RKrOUTH, narratives and otner presbyterial pr??.!n. Home were bunded in, but the majority were reported ??not yet ready," or "on their way !>v malt." The reports were referred to a speeul < uumlttee, consisting or Rev. Drs. Otterl irg and ct .<ni ?ts. The annual reports or the Boari! or Home Mis. sions anil the Board of Education were handed In. Monday, from twelve to two P. M., was set apart, ror receiving and considering the report o the Committee on Benevolence and l-inanee. The report of the special COMMITTEE ON M'N'FS was submit ted and read by the chairman, Usv. Joseph M. Wilson, it rec ^nniLiidt, that the Assembly issue a "deliverance" eov <ring the necessity ot building manses, recognising their importance as a depository i'or presei vlug the his tory of the Church, and to this end tt: ? Synod arid Presbyteries aro reo.uested to take proper notion. The report was relerrcd to the Committee on CtiUi ch Erection. THE RRPOBT OF TOK COMMITTEF 01' THIRTEEN, of which James Ross Hnowi'.en Is chairman, ap pointed by the lust General Assembly to consider and report to this Assembly whether .t was ex pedient and appropriate that tlio Prc.byteriau Church of the United nates should take part In tho centennial celebration of American inde pendence at Philadelphia, in isit), wad read. It gays. In substance, that it. is appropriate and ex ocdieut that the Presbyterian Church 01 the United Htates should participate in the cen tennial celebration of American indepen dence and in the International Exposi tion or 1870, and, preparatory thereto, they recommend that several persons be designated to prepare historical discourses to be delivered at such time as m.iv hereafter be appointed. They also suggest the following schedule of periods and l subjects lor said historical discourses:? ji>trst?A discourse upon the period from the founding of the Church In this country to tho commencement of the War of the Revolution. Setxnulr?From the latter period io t.he adoption or tho Presbvterian form of government In lTSft. Thirn?Prom the latter period to the present Fourth?The present condition, prospects, bencti ocnt works, needs and obligations of the Church, Fifth?FAncation under Presbyterian Influences. Sixth?Historical sketches ol the several boards ami other ugenelescstablishcd by the General Assni bly. The report also recommends that tho Assembly request that the apppropriate committee ol the Cen tennial Commission, who have charge or buildings, to set apart so much space PR may be necessary for an exposition of books published by the Hoard or Publication and other works or American Presby terian authors, ancient books, Ac., pertaining to Presbyterianism, and that the Hoard of Publication be authorized to prepare and publish an Illustrated volume to commemorate the National Centennial. Also that the lirst Sabbath in July, 1H70, be desig nated as a nay ot thanksgiving and prayer to God tor the manliest blessings with which he has crowuod us as a people; and It is recommended that on that dav the pastor of eacr. church under the jurisdiction or the General Assembly deliver a | discourse on the history ol tlie Churoa; and that ti collection be taken up on tliat day for the erection of a suitable fireproof building lor the Presbyterlau Historical Society and loi the endow ment of said Society. The report was made tho special order Tor Monday morning next. The ( om mittee on Voluntary Societies was uot ready to report. and was continued till the next ARseia'uy. The to eousldor the subject of the pub lication of a periodical for gratuitous dist ribution reported favorably, and the report was placed on the docket. Dr. liendrick Johnson, irom Hie spcclal committee 01 tifteen, appointed at the last Assembly to consider the subject of representation !n the assemblies, submitted a report to the effect that, while the plan now in use is In some respects unequal, a change at present is Inexpedient, with tho recommendation that the subject be indefinitely postponed. The report was adopted and the committee discharged. The re port or TIIE COMMITTEE ON VACANT CHTTRCHEB was read and referred to the Committee on Church Polity. Kev. K. K. Booth, 11. L. Hitchcock aDd lion. Horace Mavnard were appointed a committee to consider upon and report a place ror the next meeting or the General Assembly. Thursday and Friday of next week were designated lor hearing delegates irom corresponding bodies. A resolution was otlercd by the Kev. Mr. Lockwood for the appointment of .. committee to consider and report upon the term of office of elders, whether they should hold otlco ror life 'Or the ro tary syhtem be adopted. Referred to the Commit tee on Bills and Overtures. A resolution, by the Rev. Mr. Redding, relative to what action should be taken bv the Church on the use or lntoxica'lng liquors, was rererred to tho same coinmittoe. .Soon alter one o'clock P. M. the committee adjourned, and engaged in religious exercises. AMUSEMENTS, Rubinstein'* Third Recital?Benefit of Mll?. Liebhart. As the chronology of piano music with Rubin stein comes down to more modern times, public in terest scums to be more fully awakened. At the third recital yesterday the programme consisted of the choicest works of Scliubert, Weber and Men delssohn. The divine poet of melody, whose works, piano, vocal or Instrumental, glow with beautiful thoughts, was represented by his fantaBia, C major, iaenuct, fantasia, (i major, and the bouquet or mel odies called "Moments Musicalcs." The del icate fancy and arabesque structures of mel ody which characterize the style of Franz Schubert were painted in corresponding colors by the magic fingers of the great pianist. He was not so fortunate in his interpre tation of Weber, of whose works he played a sonata in A flat major, "Momento Caprlccioso," "Invita tion A la Y'alse" unci the Polonaise in K major. The untamed tler.v spirit that Hashes through the most difficult concertos and etudes, regarding technical Intricacies as child's play, Is apt to tear asuuder the tilniy web of gracelul themes spun by the composer of the "FrelschUtz." There Is one weakness that the great, pianist yields to, which, in a Weber piano work, is incxcusat>>e. While the right hand gives the subject and the left Is em ployed in embellishing it, the temptation to give loose rein to the latter seems to Rubinstein Irre sistible, and the consequence is that the theme is completely swamped. Eleven songs without words, scherzo capricco. scherzo fantasia and '?Variations Serfeuses" represented the school of Mendelssohn. The fourth recital takes place this afternoon, ami the programme will consist of the best works of Schumann. Mile. Llebhart had a very interesting concert last evening. The feat ure on the bill was Schu mann's "Andante" and variations for two pianos, played by Kublnsteln and Miss Mehlfff. Of all the works written lor two performers this may be re gardful as the tnest melodious and beautiful. There are none ol t lie massive qualities that gener ally mark such works, but a graceful, delicate In ter! wining ot themes, a sort of poetic dialogue between the pianists, which, last night, was len nysonlan in its beauty. Of the vocalists we have hut terms of the highest pralso for the noblu rendering of the aria, "Ctuaruo II mio bencosi," from Qluck's "Orpheus." bv Mile. DrasdU. It is not too much lo say that, since the days of Albonl we have hart no such contralto in America as Mile, Drasdll. Her voice is organ-like in depth, volume and richness of tone, and so per fectly trained that a perfect equality Is preserved from the lowest, to the highest note. Mile. I'auilue Canlssa, despite tne unaccountable disappointment of the violinist, M. Sauret. who was annouueed to appear, sang Gounod's "Ave Maria" line a.truo aitlst. Mr. Millard contributed a couple of G nor songs iinrt a composition, which received lull justice at the hands ol the fair btn&Jtctaire. M le. Llebhart also sang the letter aria from "Don Olovanui." It was, throughout, a very enjoyable concert. Musical and Dramatic Notes. The Snmmrr season at the Olympic Theatre will open with the Coleman sisters. Mr. Monsell, the lessee of tho Fourteenth street theatre, win bring over an English comedy com. pany to begin In September. We observe that some of the actors on the singe of Now York are profound students of the beau, tlful-in their own persons. Miss Linda Diets played f.nTcn Eyck In "Divorce" at the Filth Avenue Theatre last night, and Miss Mary Oary took the | art ot tirace. MisHl)leta will not appear Again thin season on she Is about to leave lor JiiorooA A "[BARTERED" MINUS. Another Matiurr, with "Grand and Lofty Tumbling" in the Aldermanic Chamber. A First Class Performance-No "Eing" Left but the Big One, and Nearly All the Aldermen in It?How They Stand the Mayor's Lash?Scarce ly a Sqnirm Visible. The Fire Commissioner** Confirmed?Dock and Court House Commissioners Nomi nated SkeUhes of the Candidates. The sensation which prevailed about the City Hall in the early part of the week concerning the "deadlock" which wan threatened, and, in fact, which seemed to exist, between the Major and the Aldermen on the subject of the new appointments of Commissioners is dead. Kverybody thinks It was very lunny, and a few think it was ridiculous, and they have dropped it, for almost every vote on continuation of the new Commission ers has been unanimous. Of course, the interest in reference to tue appointments Is not nagging, and, probably, will not uutll Mojiday next, when the remainder or the nominations are to be sent in, as i he twenty days' time allowed by law to the Mayor in which to select his nominees will expire on Tnesday. It the Mayor haa seut in the names for Police Commissioners a week ago, and the appoint ments had been made complete, the excitement would almost have frittered itsell out by this time. There was a largo cr >wd again in attendance at the Iiall yestepdav, many or whom, doubtless, came to see the little "circus" which the Aldermen have managed to get up at their last two sessions. When the Hoard was called to order every mem ber answered to the call of the roll. President Vance presided. Alderman Van Schaick arose to a question of privilege, acd staled that, inasmuch as SOMK OF TUK REPORTERS had attributed to him language not used by him when ^p'-aking to a question of privilege on the preceding day, especially by the use of names which he had not uttered, he would feel obliged if the papers would publish in full the remarks made by him on Thursday. Ho concluded by moving that the Clerk of the Board be instructed to notify the Mayor that the Hoard was now In session and prepared to receive any communications from him. Alderman Ottendorkkr wanted a committee appointed ior the purpose. Aldcrmau Van Sciiaick said that, notwithstand ing the Mayor had said on tho previous day, In ref erence to the inquiry of a committee, that he had no more names to present, yet, alter some lurtlier nrocecding, the Board had submitted themselves to TIIE INDK1NITY of receiving nominations from him after the recess. He wanted to avoid anv repetition of that, and therefore moved that the Clerk be ordered to wait on tho Mayor. Alderman Reilly moved to take from the table the Mayor's nominations for Fire Commissioners. Alderman Koch made a little speech, protesting against such precipitate action, and insisting that lie had a rlirht to a reasonable time to consider ills action on the nominees. Aldcrmau Van Sciiaick concurred In Mr. Koch's views, and salu, "1 desire to protest as strongly as 1 know how." He thouirlit the nomination of Mr. I'orley lor Fire Commissioner an eminently proper ono, as he did also that of Mr. Van Cott. Witn regard t o Mr. Hatch, he thought tnat, notwith standing his excellent reputation as a lawyer, he was not. in any manner fitted lor the position of I Commissioner on that Board. ! home objections were here made to Mr. Van I Schalck's remarks and points of order were taken. | Alter some good-natured discussion, during which I Alderman Morris suggested that "the gentleman be allowed to go right on as he was doing, and proceed in that manner out ol order." I Alderman Van tsCHAiCK, In an aodress of some I length, went on to show that IT WAS GROSS INJUSTICE I to confirm the nomination of Roswell D. Hatch. 1 He was in no wise experienced in anything which should be considered us belonging to tne qualifica tions which go to make a good Fire Commissioner. There was nothing to show that he was in any degree famUlar with the management of snch a ! department, and his confirmation would displace one ol the best men that ever held such a position, General Alexander Shaler. Shaler had been a brave and elllcient officer during the war, and served tils country well. Upon returning to peaceful llle he. became the first President of tills Flie Depart I ment, and to his efforts more than to those ot any other was the city indebted for the high state of discipline and efficiency the Department had at tained. He had made It the pride of the city, and It iiad been the subject of culoglum of inspecting officers and visitors irom all the leading cities of I the I'nlou and irom some of the chief cities of Europe. Their Commissioners had passed the I highest encomiums on the Department. He did not know what General Shaler's politics were, but to east, aside a man such as he from such a Depart ment to put a lawyer in his place was simply ridiculous. Alderman Reii.i.y moved to confirm Joseph L. Perley us Ftre Commissioner, to Hold office until May 1, 1879. The confiimatlon was made by a unanimous vote. Alderman Morris moved that the Board proceed to confirm the nomination of Koswell D. Batch as Fire Commissioner, t<> serve until May l, 1877. QUITE A niSCUSSION AROSE * on tills motion and was participated in byTwessrs. Van Schaick, Morns, Reilly, Bluings and McCafferty. Alderman Van Siiaick went on to state that at a tlrno when he and Mr. Hatch were members of the Finance Committee of the Apollo Hall democracy it 1 became necessary for them to take action In reier ' ence to the pavment ol the rent of the building, which was something like $!?,ooo per year, and that ; Mr. Hatch had failed to meet his obligations promptly as oue o! tho tlnancc officers of the i organization. Morris rose to a point of order and wanted to know If this was a primary mcctiug. Alderman Van Sciiaick replied that the gentle man (Alderman Morris) probably recognized It us such, but tor himsell lie could not say whether It resembled one, as he had never attended a primary . meeting. (Laughter.) Alderman Mokius retorted that so far as the gen tie man (Alderman Van Schaick) was concerned he was a mere accident of Aoollo Hall and i Alderman CoorKit objected to the use of Insult ing language. Aldcrmau Van Scitaigk?No, sir; never mind; he | cannot t>ay anything thut will insult me. Aldem an Van Soiiaick proceeded to state the case against Mr. Hatch, when # i Alderman Mohkis said h > could not, for the life or him, see what the non-payment of RENT OF AI'OI.LO IIAM. 1 haft to do with this matter. Alderman Kkilly said ho hoped the gentleman would be allowed to proceed, as it, was understood that a (rreat many disreputable things had taken place at Apollo Hull and he thougnt the public would like to hear of sumo or them as standby members. (Laughter.) Alter some further discussion the nomination or Mr. Hatch was hrousrlit to a vote, and he was con firmed as Commissioner bv a voto of 13 yeas. | Alderman Van Schaick voted "nay," and Aldcrmau Kocti was excused from voting, us lie r> ally did not know auvtliiug of Mr. Ha' ;h, and, in tne an , sencc of knowledge, did not wish to vote lor or against Itlra. I Alderman Monntfl moved the confirmation oi I Cornelius Van Cott as Hie Commissioner, to servo i r.util May 4, J97f>. The vote was unanimously in i favor of the candidate, ami he was accordingly dc i clarcd confirmed. TIIK BATCH OF CITY MARSHALS ' nominated on Thursday was then called up lor confirmation. Alderman Van Schaick said he kuew none or the candidates, and bad not had time to make In quiries. He moved tuat tnev bo laid over. He thought it was important thai these nominations i should be looked into, as, since the confirmation of | Marshals on Thursday, ho had learned of the case ol one who waacon firmed who was charged with Ihe thelt ol fuo. 'Micro >vus considerable sparring and some humor was indulg d in, aud tho confirmations were pio ceedeil with. As each name was presented for confirmation Alderman Van Schaick would rise in his seat and ask for Information as to the character oi the can , didate, only voting to confirm where some member could give a good reputation to the nominee under coBsiileialiou. In oilier uuues ho was cxcused irom voting. _ Haniel A. Murphy, Abraham Springsteen. Prank Webb, Leopold Hardee, Charles F. Mather, John Duggan, Jr., John McDonough, Dennis Galvln, John 11. miner, ueortfe Boucseln, Aaron M. hruch, Henry C. Carey and Stephen B. Hall were con firmed aa City Marshals for threo years' terms. Alderman moved to tako from the table the nomination of Walter W. Adams to be Su.ier ltitendcnt"of Buildings* A idem an Htu.wos presented a remonstrance ol tiio Hoard ol Fire I udei writers against Hie con llrmatiOii ol this nomination, ami QI'ITR A I1KKF./.K STRHNO OF In reference to whether tnat reuioustranco should . be rejW. I Alderman Ottenuorfrr moved to lay It over, i Ald' ?4i.*n i'Au o.Mmxaidliesrtw the Committee of Underwriters in the Clerk's room and before they left lie hud convinced them thai they were mm taken as to Mr. Adams. The luct wan, Mr. Adams had Deeu in t>ad company In his position us Deputy Superintendent of I uiltfings, but he was perfectly free irom any contamination. Aldeimun Van mhaics expressed his surprise that ihore should be any "break in the connec tions" on these nominations. Perhaps It would be best to send a committee down siairs to ask the Mayor what they Hhould do about it. (Laughter.) Una vote UK to whether the remonstrance should be read the result wus 8 nays to 7 yeas, and the re monstianee was U, . . I'HiKON-HOI.ED EOHHVElt. w. w. Adams was confirmed by a vote of 11 yeas, ?,!?!'! nic.n Wanssen, Ottendorfer and Van scnaick bclnir excused irom voting. ?.i. Jfrn,au ^AN 8ch*'ck moved that the Mayor's I!^lary.*0 "ailed upon to hund In any communications he might have for the Mayor, but S?.Sre ? .5 Alderman had ceased speaking Mr. o- .? "U! communications up to the President's chair. Communication* from the Mavor were then read making TUB KOI.LOWINO NOMINATIONS (C Coinuiissioners of the ne w < 'ounty < ourt House Wyllls Hlackstone, Thomns B. Tappan, Johu P. hum ming, Smith E. Shaw. ' ^ For City Marshals, to hold office till Mav l 187?? 1 B?nibaum, Thomas McOrath, Albert Weber William A. Hendricks. Christian Sutler, Henrv Ross, Levi Lippmunu, Slgistnund Lcversou, John J. Murphv und Joseph Wallace. For Commissioners <n the Department, of Docks Jacob A. Westervelt, to hold office until May l, is7i> William liardiner, term to expire May 1, i877: William liudd, to hold office until May 1.1878. ' All tnese nominations were laid over, us usuul and ordered to be printed. The Hoard then adjourned until Monday, at eleven o'clock A. M. Sketched of the Nominees. COMMISSIONERS OK NEW I'OtJNTY COl'RT nOHSE. Wyllls Blackstone, the first nominee on the list for thiH commission, is a gentleman about sixty years of age, a long time resident of New York, and a builder by occnpatiou. He is a republican In pol ities, and was Assistant Alderman from the Eighth Ward in 1844. IIo wus a member ol the Assembly in the session ol 1861-u, and is a geutleman of ex- j cellent. repute. Thomas B. Tappan is a democrat, and was for 1 m.iuy years a resident of the Fourteenth ward. I lie was a member of the Common council from ! 1M4 to 1848. Assistant Commissioner Croton Aquc- ! duct Department in mo, and subsequently became ' i Mayor's Marshal under Mayor John T. Hoff- j man. He was later Water Purveyor of the Croton I Aqueduct Department, umler President Stevens, i j He is at present President of tho Harlem Saviugs j I Bank and owns and operates extensively In tip- i I town real estate. He is about flfty-llve years of > I ^1^"" 18 of UI>'ioul?ted reputation and business i [ John P. Cumming is a public contractor, and hus 1 I ? greai deal ol work ,or thp cl, v at various times in paving and making streets, ,Vc. lie |s u republican in politics, Is a resident ol the Nineteenth | ward, and is In the prime of life, in 1847 he wus : an assistant Alderman Irom the sixteenth ward ! I His reputation Is excellent. i Smith E. Shaw became known somewhat last | Fall as a canjlidate for the Mayoralty under the banner oi the people's municipal reform party, i ?Ihnm t(,llcra>,|J wc" supplied wild cards . I "??.ntihat bearing his name and candidacy, and there are not a few of his portraits extant. ; He m a reform democrat, about forty years of aire. ! I u? Produce business in Reade street. ! , Ho withdrew gracefully irom the Mayoralty con test, last l-all In favor of Mayor Haveinever. "Virtue : reputation!6War<1*'' Mr' S"aW bearH un excellent | _ COMMISSIONERS PEPARTMKNT OK POCKS hJartZ A^WS"V?Cve,.t "J a weU known '"He and I hearty old Knickerbocker business man, pub. i rune. and gentleman. He Is democrat, sound as ; a bell, IS a native of New York, and according to | the est mate of people who know him "ail the way ,1"l ..xty t0 seventy years of age." He was a shipbuilder by profession when New York didn't, cover one-fourth of the area it now occupies, und is known all along the docks. He built some of the first American clippers ever set afloat, among other fast ones being the Sweepstakes and the I ' r" estervelt. He was a Tammany man when Tammany was respectable. He was elected Assistant Alderman from the Thirteenth ward in ' w,i8 M?y?r of New York in 1863 54. William Gardiner Is an old and highly es teemed resident or tie Seventh ward, and is an Importer oi and dealer In iron und steel. He was a war democrat and has voted with the republican party since the war. He has never held any pub lic offlce, with the exception or a school commls- ! sionersiiip some years since, nnd is a trifle over i nity years of age. He is a first class practical busi I1CRH TilUt)( | William Rudd is an old searatlng mp.n, and is the nominee of John J. Cisco, Thurlow Weed, J 1, Drown and other prominent gentlemen. He is about forty-live years of age and is possessed or hlgu scientific attainments and excellent executive capacity He was for some years an officer In the united States Coast survey, and subsequently com manded a United 8tates vessel in the blockadluz service during the late war. He Is a well known and highly esteemed gentleman. The 6irmin Republican* Feeling Sore Abont the Mayor's Nominations and Appointments. The German Republican Central Committee. William Gellmann presiding, held u meeting at :i49 Rowery last night, when the Executive Committee, through Leo Well, reported that resolu tions liad been prepared, expressing dis satisfaction with the Mayor's nominations, in not having "recognized" the claims of the Ger man republicans when making these nominations. The German republicans, it was argued, base their "claims" on the alleged lact that they represent at least 16,000 voters whose votes In the last election were cast in aid of the cause of mnnlctnal reform. The German republi can organization, it is claimed, was among the first in the campaign that resulted In the overthrow of Tammany Ring rule. Inasmuch as the nominations i were not yet complete, it was proposed to take no action in the matter at present, and to lay the resolutions relerred to over until some luture meeting, which was accordingly done. Resolutions In honor ol the memory of the late 1 Cbler Justice or the United States, Salmon P ' Chase, were adopted by a solemn and unaulmous 1 vote. A RABBI'S FAREWELL. An Immrniie Congregation Gathered in the Temple Emanuel to Bid Or. Ciolt heil Adieu. Rarely haw such a congregation gathered on nn ordinary Sabbath evening 111 a Jewish synagogue as gathered last night in the Temple Kmauuel to listen to the parting words of the Rev. Dr. Gott hcll. The Doctor came here a couple of weeks ago, in answer to the earnest calls of the congre gation. He preached three sermons before them which gave such general satisfaction that last Mon day night the congregation unanimously elected him their English preacher for five years, at an annual salary of $0,000. lie sails for Knropc to-day to arrange for a final reparation from his congregation In Manchester, England, with whom he lias labored for lift ecu years with great ability and success. And last night he made a parting address to his new-found American Irlcnds. When, he remarked, some few days ago I occupied this place lor the first time I was embar rassed, but that embarrassment has passed away and another has takeu its place. 'I o-night I stanil before you. he said, as one ol your ministers, and yourgenerousness has loaded me with gratitude and joy. But It is not the Joy of pride. No, and he thanked God who had kept him Irom that. But, v ith this sacred joy, there came also respon sibilities. The congregation had laid upoii his shoulders a great work, and he knew not whether he should be aide to satisfy their expectations or riot. There Is a great task before us, he said, and we have pledged ourselves to maintain the union now established. They must work out the great prln cipies ol Judaism, and make themselves felt in the the community. Id such work It is Impossible that differences will not arise, and the time may come when It would not be as easy lor him to agree with them as It Is now. He may have to sav no to what they may require, hut Ids constant desire and hope wili l>e to serve them M best he can and to give them the result or as profound studv as he may tie able to bring to bear, and to preach to them the truth as lie shall understand It and according to his own convictions. He asked their sympathies, aud he had no doubt that tlio relations thus established would prove mutually satlsiactory. He would not seek so much to nil the temple with Ills voice as to till tiieir hearts with truth, lie may have to reprove and rebuke and to chastise us well as to comfort the strug gling hearts, and lor tilts ho needed the closest relation with them. He should always bear them upon his heart wheu he went to prayer. He would not only preach from the Bible but Irom dally life also?not irom the say ings and doings 01 the ancients, but irom the moderns also. Ho hoped they would always look upon him as their triend. The Doctor referred to the several Hebrew institutions in the city, and ap plauded their management. He prayed that God would enable Mm to sneak words of comic.rt to the sorrowing and to those who walk Uirough the val ley of the shadow ol death. He bade them a fare well lor a snort time, he pledged to them the ser vice of his hie, thanked them for their kindness, and closod with an earnest prayer to God lor them. THE NATIOHAL GAME. Bai.timorr, Md., May 10, 187.1. The third game ol the championship series resulted lu the following acoro:? . . iwsisoa I*. 2<i lift. MA, (,th 7'A. PM. 9th. Baltimore* ... if 0 6- 4 0 I 3 I ;<? 12 Mutual tN. Y.J. 1 3 U | U 0 U 0 1? A BILLIARD BATTLE, CONTEST FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP. A Hard Fight for the Diamond fnr Between Paly and Dion. THE SCORE 1,255-1,500. A Magnificent Contest All Through?The Betting on Gyrille Dion?Daly Wins by 245 Points ?A Victory Well Won?Gamier Challenges the Winner. Last evening the billiard match for the cham pionship ot America and $1,000, together with the champion diamond cue, was played at Tammany Hall between Cyrllle Dion and Maurice Daly. The four ball pocket game, 1.500 points, was played. About twenty-live hundred persons were pres ent and great excitement was manifested ?luring the evening. Mr. A. D. Morse, of Boston, acted as releree, atid the umpires were, Nell Bryant lor Maurice Daly, and Matthew Hewlns, of Hartford, for Cyrllle Dlan. During the early part of the evening Mr. Stone, of Connecticut, market the game, but some fault having been found with his scoring, he was suc ceeded by a young man named Contl. The game was plaved on one of Collender?a bevelled tables, and eommcnced a little after eight o'clock. Mr. Michael Geary acted as the master of ceremonies, and made a brlei address, In which he alluded to the grand billiard tournament which Is to be held In this city early In June, at which Ubassy, Mr Cook, from England, and other plavers will take part. The game then commenced. Dl*n won on the string lor lead and placed his ball near the left hand upper pocket. Paly scored .1 and the game then began in full earnest, though but LITTLE KINK FLAY was exhibited on either side until the tenth in Ding wa? reached?Daly I'M, Dion 125 Daly then notted the white ball and slinped up badly on his next shot, leaving all the balls out of balk. Dion t.v caretul ana Judicious play, rau 7a, entirely b* caroms, ami Daly lollowed with 30, nearly put together. Dion made 21 on the next break, unci Duly, on lus first Bhot, pot-kctou his opponent, scoring 7 and leaving all the bails out of balk. Six whs all Ids opponent scored how ever be tore Daly again resumed the cue. The latter, by magnificent plav, then scored 195 many of the shots made winning plaudits from the admir ing sneetators. Dion put M together In WJ masterly style, one of his shots, a very difficult rnn through, with player's ball frozen, being loudly applauded. Italy failed to score on Ills next Inning, while Dion added 72 to his count. The gam'* at this epoch stood:?Daly, 305; Dlpn, 41 h. Dalv made 33 on his next break, aud the white entering the pocket, gave a miss in balk, on which Dion failed to score. Daly missed alter add ing one shot to his list and Dion runnlug ?o very cleverly. ? THOCOH HIS LAST ?H0T *NDEn in amlll ludicrous fluke, lie leit the bal s in balk, and Daly laiied to score off them. Dion then made lfi, slipping up on a short shot. Dafr followed with a series of masterly shots, aggregating 00, missing his final shot by so closc a shave that It TO IT INCUMBENT TO APPEAL to the nmpl' es for a decision, ana the recommen. datlon that the seats of these gentlemen should be changed to a position from whence they could obtain a better view ol the proceedings was con sidered and complied with. Cyrllle then made 147, some of his most brilli nt shots receiving tumultu oort applaiiHe. Game?Dion, 042; Duly, wl. Mau rice then put. the tip of his cue between his fingers, as is his fashion when he means business, and after scoring a very pretty S3, gave place to bl? oppo nent. There was a dispute at this stage o the proceedings as to whether Dion scored 3 or fl on his la't shot, and the marker retl: ed. disgusted that his ruling should be excepted to. Mr. Contl was then mutually selected as marker. Dion tailed to score and Daly ran 21, alter which Dion nut to gether 84 in good style. Daly then scored 12. and alter pocketing his opponent, gave a miss lu balk, off which Cyrllle tailed to score. OALY MAI>K 18, and wont voluntarily Into the pocket, Cyrllle foi. I lowing suit with a miss for safety. Dalv made 16 I on Ills next break and left his opponent in the pocket aud the balls In bolk, off which Dion lailed to score. Dal.v then we;it in lor gtorv, and bv r series of magnificent shots an<i sublime generullsm tied Ids former beautl'ul break, 166. TTiere was a dispute as to the snot lie went out on, the referee dee ding that there was no score. As Daly left the room rather suddenly at this moment, liianv opined that he with drawn from the contest. Such, however, was not the case, and when Dion had scored 23 arid finished bis inking* the game was resumed-DloiK 70..; Daly, 787. Daly then scored 16. which Vtna fol lowed by a run of 63, ? Missive. HIS LAST SHOT hv a microscopic distance. Daly made 12 and gave a miss. Dion lol'owed suit on the miss and Dalv did likewise. Dion made *3 cleverly, and Maurice, who at, this stage was playing against luck, managed to add 15 to his score before he was compelled to play the bulls in balk. Dion tried a mace shot without success, aud his opponent oulv made one count off his break. Cvrllle by Judicious manipulation added 45 to his list. Dalv then scored 3, Dion gave a miss and Dalv wilted alter adding 7 to the good. Dion fal lowed with 15. which Daiy negatived with 54 pret tily put together. Dion gave a miss, but Daly scorcU with a ? MOST MAGNIFICENT SHOT. that literally ?'brought down the house." After making 13 Maurice gave place to Cvrllle who ran purposely into the right hand top pocket. Daly then made 9. Both coiu netltors gave misses; Diou failed to score, while tialv onlv added three to his score on his snbse* iiue'tit innings. Dion made 18, when his bail jumped the table. Daly followed with six, and lett the balls In balk. Dion gave a miss and Dalv tailed to score. D on made 24, and, running In the pocket, d ve 3 to Daly, wno failed to score, and Dion, alter muklng 3, A0A1N WFNT IN TTTK POCKET. Dalv gave a miss, aud Dion, after scoring 12. gave a miss lor salety. Daly missed, and Dion, alter mak ing 4*1, gave a miss off, which Daly faded to score. (Same?Dion, 1,0*0; Daly, '.'39. Dion then made 117 by very fine plav, and Daly scoreil 3. Dion made I and Daly followed with 21/and gave a miss in balk. ! Dion gave a miss, Daly slipped up on his ue.vt shot, I and Dion followed suit. Daly then ran > 0 very ' fieveriy, Dion gave a miss in the pocket, Dalv gave : another miss. Dion gave a miss, and Dalv ran 93 In capital style, which Dion followed with ?v>. Dalv then made fl, and Dion n isscd. Daly scored 81 by very pretty play, Dion made 15, Dalv made 12 and ran in the pocket. Dion gave a miss In the pocket, and Daly scored 15 off the pair of red", leavms all in balk. Dion maced the pink into the pocket and Daly scored 3. Dion put up 9. Dalv then started with three consecutive "scratches," but, by suhsc nnent tine pla?, managed to place 99 to his account, (iame?Daly, 1.340; Dion, 1.255, and intense enthu siasm prevalent. Dion made s and went ?.ut on a foul. Dalv, amid the moat intense excitement plsved a series or the most brilliant, shots, wnleti reunited In his running the game out, Dion's score remaining 1.2>5. This splendid winning break o( 160 points was received with unbounded applause and Dalv was the redolent of a most tumultous ovation when the termination of the game was tie clared. M. Oarnler at once challenged the winner of the game, t>o thrf lovers of billiards have lively sport In anticipation. _ NASHVILLE BA0E8. Result of Fourth Raring. Nasiiviu.b, Tenn.. May 16, 1S73. First R(ur.?Two mile dash; won by Euchre, OoMtiiiir Frank Hampton. Time, .1:40. Strand llniv.?Mile heats; beat two In five: Quartermaster 2 1 1 t Mariposa 1 2 2 i Norwood 3 3 ,|j?. Time?1:47 K, 1:48, 1:61k, l:M. The track wan in good condition and tlm at tendance large. PIGEON 8H00TISG. B<??anln? Winn the Match at Driter Park by a Score of 37 to Ira Paine'* 35. Chicago, May i?. 1*73. At Dexter Park to-day the match between Ito gardus and 1'alue ol tllty single birds for a stake of $2S0 was won by llogardu* fey a wore ?f 37 to 36. In toe mated between Kleinuian and I'aine o( thirty birds, each man trapping uic other's bird, Paino won by a score to 2* to 26. A MURDER IN ST. LOUIS. Sr.' Lons, May 16, 1873. Charles W. fitithrle shot and killed his brother in-law, Charles W. Weaver, here last night. About year ago (iuthrle uiariled Miss Weaver, having been In partnership with her lather. Last Janu ary the wife died, and Weaver, suspecting foul play, had tue body taken up and examined by the Coroner. About the same time Weaver attempted to shoot his son-in-law. but missed him. Outnrle brouaiit ?nlt two days ago to recover the casket anil shroud enclosing his de ceased wiie, trom the Weaver's. Last uiniit Outm.' met two of the yonnger Weavers In the west rn subui lis, and til an altercation drew Ills n-voiv t and killed one of llietn, and then gave htfiiselr i| it) the poiicc. All the rartic- arc rwpectaoje.

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