Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 20, 1873, Page 3

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated May 20, 1873 Page 3
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GEORGE FRANCIS TRAIN AGAIN. He la Indicted aa a Publisher of Obtoene Literature?Put Upon Hia Trial?Testi mony for the Prosecution?George's Speeches Buled Out. THE COBUQAN CHILD wniTM Sentence of the Cenrt-A Judicial Doubt? Proposed Application to the Governor. BUSINESS IN THE OT0ER COURTS. John Stephenson hu teen appointed by United ? tales Marshal Flsk aa deputy marshal in place ot John J Ketfoe, aaatatant alderman, resigned. (!<>ni?nls?lonsr Shields examined into the ?iih Caahln and Anna Brraa, wtoo are charged with having set on Are and attempted to destroy the American ship Mary M. Burr, In the harbor of Bu. no* ?ajres, Bouth America. The prosecution, so far as it :??? lone, haa Allied to implicate the defendant The case Will be oontinned to-day. Tr#1n- for ?*bl^.ng Ob asasT*??r.2ws? ^Jf^decr#? oi .t- court, affirming the report of the ret are, m the Jus,h divorce suit, and wWcL U/ufc.^ eroe ol divorce In favor of Mrs. Jiuth, will be found -""Itr Ma appropriate haad. GEORGE FRANCIS TEAIN. He la Indicted for Publishing Obscene Literature?A Full Jury Obtained?All - the Teeiin?ony Submitted for the Prose cution?Prop oaed Line of Bcftnee. On the reassembling yesterday morning of the Court of Oyer and Tcrmlner-Judgc Davis on tho Bench-the court room was crowdod. It being known that the trial ofOeorge Francis Train was on the topu, this of course was sufficient attraction to Induce a large attendance. It wan about the same crowd as throngod Uio rccont "Train matinees" before Jude Daly, though with this noticeablo feature, th*t there was a great (ailing off in the number of lady vlsilora Mr. Train was on haad punctually at Uie appointed iiour, and so too his private secretary and ? host of his personal adherents and his counsel, Mr Clark Bell and Mr. Ab H. Hummel. A like prompti tude waa shown by District Attorney Phelps and Assist ant District Attorney Lyon, as also by the six jurors se lected on Friday last. COMPLETING TDK JURY. It took several hours to make up the required comple ment of Jurors. This was mainly owing to the rigid examination to which the jurors were subfectod by the prisoner's counsel. It was evident, moreover, that a great many did not care to serve on tho jury. "I have formed a decided opinion against tne prisoner," r^Mtete^monrto^^e.''. W?UW Uke Mie e? i,,t0 <ho Jury box," nucried Mr ;;i?St (lecldijlv *KalDrt he pn,0'U0r"" ,0Xm i'onr opinion in Court for tho nur JSdge g g ofl rrcm Ulls Ctt8u*" Interrupted the *'r." answered the luror. It looks very much ns thoiu-h yon did " snnk<? nn <r* ii^^'.h.h;lrsp,y; fluJ ,hu" l,eJd, "l wl.u'Pvofy mnJh meto catch some ouo doing this, and I wouldp?n"Sh in^'iri^/! J;.1!? 'd^f^i^p, r,?^q ue nt JuroM Icss boId thefurors was asked*1 ?f tUe SU"U* ofMr' one of ?I>onwi*1> 1 Was us #ano as he fc" " M the prompt re JudgeDaVS np your ?"???***challenges." said "" "? r^uZSSST *"?" -W4 ttccept 'ho jurorf" - 'r* Mtem" rr W > 7 to? y?u wish- Th? Juror will be sworn." HiSl ? fersong constitute the jury :-Igaac Uus rh2\^ W F. French, Alfred Reddluk, Norton J. Mann J?;...enn!A Ko^an Up tie, Morris Elllnger John L^rThomai{ffiaW1UUlU1^e<lerl0S' Aufc'ui U Free 1 am??. J**11*0** ro" *"* mosacFTioir. tn? Xr af^~* te(llous delay in some catechiz ing ol one nnudred candidates tor the Jury box. the prosecution entered on its teitlmony. This was hurried jjj * dry goods clerk, but had for some time past Kh the suppression or obscene literature; he viM.iS? tS? r,*T\. Tr*tn ?* ?he nUce of Jibn ?? fh^ H5LBro,i,v?/' and ??kcd him if he 5vV?? ??? ?PuM",Mr of 4"e No. 2; Mr. i. TV' f?4 admitted having written certain ??& w U1 claiming to be responsible lor all its con MnJI.ilh?.1" Bta'ed thftt hlsiiubllshlng the paper had ' nch trouble with his wile's faiher, but he would I ter .mi .*kv5S?Jv!t '? wl,t<,h W0U1<1,ie bet- I Nil 8 irS.S?H > Hi ,0T ? paper and eot one of J!? *'JT?1*0!1 Produced; ho seized a large basket of them next day on leaving Nichols' place. th* taken, and on the reconvening of i?5 n l* il ? asked that tho cross-examination of ih? ^ ro8tJ,ou<'fl ">"il Mr. William F. Howe, JJih/fVi?i ?nse'' w"? was unavoidably absent to meel J?*?' ?n8agements made before tho trial began, exammafion? aS ^e'i'ed lilrn to conduct the croas Judge Davis said that be thought that Mr. Bell was ?''^.,?ondlK I th.? "oss-examiuation and relused ?o aiiow a postponement. wrrnii?51*?)c" then t1ook,the witness stand, and, under ^cross-examination, stated that he had com Kh lm Ari 0 ?u?pr?sslug obscene literature in J5H?S? of his own volition, and acting under no in v^n^?wi. ro^tP^.,onl.etJ': 1,0 belonged to the Brooklyn A.? k* ? Ae*octatloQ; "url'iB the past six ??v?r ??v? .n. . i. U),H <>' obscene literature; he K?rI^S " S.wa7 '*ccpt some samples which Hackett, who ordered them de only persons he hail spoken to about the before his visit to the accused were District Oarvin and Assistant District Attorney Sul.i 2 ' ^ reP?r,?' his action In arresting Mr. f'ralti to a ?"a<L0,?. Yoons Men's Christian Association of 7 ? he had been told by Mr. Sullivan that there ?vldt?ce enough to implicate Mr. Train; tliere SEnori16 ThC,li4,? fr*'n 0,l(l received one of tho ,hc" proceeded to relate his inter SST r-Train, as he had on the direct examina Mneri ni'"}rl,her s",(1 'hat he bought three WiXZr ? ^r,L "Ichols, and one at the Metropolitan 1.1*"2 vttR how much he expected to Stffin ws? mi's , nVl refused to answer, and the QuesTion was rnlod out. He said, however that thorn huslnes?rranBemtnt ',y whlch he was not to'nuffer in his John N. Nlchol was next sworn. He testified that he ?v Tr"'- Li9'ui>1 his own Irce will; he re 2L?1O^om Mr. Train; he identitled handbills and posters as beu?k published by Mr. Train. uuouls I? 8 c?Vyol th? Trnhi Lignt to the Judge anbnsFltf ^w.rhn l0^ *lld f0<.T ?e.v?,*l minutes they weru all Djtsily absorbed in perusing its contents, when thev concluded' an"th?re?i('l|1"i Mr' ^-von. *nD""nced thot this concluded all the testimony (or tho prosecution. Mr S?iW?.w,11.?Pen the case this morning for the defence ^P^hej will call their tostimoay. The intention 5 .5 *mnlon(1 ??me other medical experts mhSproicc},Uon ln 'he late examination ns U> tho mS&S?hJ^turning iM^'n'tS! fclity foV tile puMtloW^ irrepon9i THE CHILD KILLING CASE. Santcnce of Edward Corr iff an?diving Him the Benefit of a Doubt?Proposed Appeal to Governor Dlx. Edward Corrigan, who was tried la?t week and con victed ot manslaughter In th? first degree, in haviug earned the death of Barbara Frlu, an Infant, while in ber mother's arms, by hitting her on the forehead with a paring stone, was arraigned before Justice Davis yester day morn flag for sentence, In the Court of Oyer and Terminer. His counsci, Mr. Uuraaiell, made an appeal In his behalf, in which he claimed that Corrlgan was entirely Innocent of thn crime ol which he stood convicted. Ho informed the Court that he had some witnesses, who wero to have been calli-d on the triul, bnt were not, who saw the Brtsoner in his own room at the time le child was killed, and who were now ready to testify to that effect Four witnesses were tban sworn, who gave evidence In substance corroborative of the state ment made by counsel, and alao gave the prisoner an ex cellent previous character. THB BElfTKKC*. Judge Davis, in passing sentence, said that he himself did not feel quite easv in his mind as to the guilt of the Erlaoner, and tor thai reason would not linoosc the ex reme punishment defined by statute. Out of re?pect for the verdict of the Jury he could not fix the lowest term, which waa seven venrs in State Prison. Under all the Circumstances he considered it beat to sentence the pris oner to serve ia state Prison, at hard labor, for a torm ot ten yeara, hinting that that would not prejudice hli chanee for a pardon from the Governor. Mr. Hummel stated that he should apply to the Execu tive as soon as possible lor a uardon. BU8IHE83 IN THE OTHER COUBTS. UKiTEO STATES CIRCUIT COURT. Judge Benedict aat in tho United States Circuit Court yeeterday, and proceeded with the disposal of the critni. aal fcutfaesa. The Caw of F. L. Tain tor?The Defalca tion ia the Atlantic Bank. F. h. Talntor, Ike Alleged defaulting cashier of the At lantic Bank, pleaded not guilty to an indictment charg ing bin with hiring embeaaled $400,080, the property of that establishment. On the application of hia eounset, Mr. John Blierwood and Mr. John E. Barrilt, leave was given Jur Ifto OaBO ?MB W.auaAiHa ttdictment and the cess to to bs0B Monday ?*xt tf the motion la question be denied. ____ The WallkUl Bank Deialaatlon?The C?r ?rn4fMtor WUMW M. wini.m n. ortkM, who tot bsea ladlstsd h? em hea ding about o?e bnndpd thousand dollars. the SWtSSiV. fc^Wl&'&toi the c?K^2fS2t dowa for trial on Monday, Ju?e 1 XIm fTs?an RcttoMl B??k?Th? Cm* ef Charles Callender< Charles Ckllender ku been indicted for receiving a bribe, si Bank Kxa*l?er, for making a fovorable report of the affairs of the Ocean National Bank of this city, while it is alleged that at the time of making tho said reDortl the affaire of the bank were in an unsound condi tion^^ it h roterence to this Mse.Mr. J(?cpl> Be 11 ??j an affidavit to the sfffet't that Mr. D. Randolph Martin is an Important and essential witness for the defendant and that he (Mr. Marita) was on his way home from South America where he had gonesorae time since on matters of business The Judge said he would permit Mr. Bell to call the case again on Monday next ForMlbig Ball Bonds. la the following dMM bail bonds were torftitsd F. K. Andrews, Indicted for sending obscene iiubMcaliens through the Post (HBes, and Norton Moller, indicted lor smuggling Jewsbarpa Motions la Arrest of Judgment. Counsel on behalf of laMus A. Julian. who had been convicted of sending aa *bscene circular through the malls, made a motion in arrest of Judgment A,ler a short argument the Court denied the motion. * similar motion oa behalf of Charles Heydt "J1? flgiSw vie ted during the preMt tsra 01 Court of going straw bail." was also dentod. The Spring Valley Distillery Caae. Simon Donan and Christopher Flood, Indicted for al peatedly r?port#d in the Ussud), pleaded not guilty. The case of Benlemln F. Schuman, who has been in dtrtedfoF a sSnDaf oflknee, was set down (or tr.al on isoadny. u|a?idMt" Clreulars. The m-* ol WIUMat H. Buck, who to indicted for send ii? "sawdust" clreulers through the malls, was set down for trial next Thnrsflny. with leave to counsel for the de {fnMtamuiauESoa. in the meantime, to quash the indictment ^ _ PMMBtlai MUe >?py *? ? Vmtf* In the odseef Jsjba W. Wright, indlotod for presenting (also papers to a United States officer, a motion was tnsde the "8UmCnt Xlic Court adjourned till to-day. SliPR;K tttURT?SPtCiAL TERM. The J??th Divorce Bait. Before Judge Faneher. The report of Bamnsi C. Reed, the referee before whem evidence was takea by order of the Court in the Justh divorce suit has been continued by the Court, and the following judgment haa been cAtered Virginia W. Justh vs. Bmli Justh.-Thto action having been duly commenced by the service of a summons and complaint upon the defendanVutd the defendant having appeared therein and put In an answerto said complaint, which answer he subsequently withdrew, and this action thereafter having been referred to Bamuel 0. Reed, counsellor-at-law of the city of New York, to take prouf In the same and report to the Court, with Ills oplalon and ?h? rcnort ot said reforoe, and his opinion having boon tiled whereby It appears that the partios to this action were marrlM, cm sot forth in the complaint, In tho city ami State ol* jfew York, and were, at tbo time of tho com niencement of this action and tho commission of the ot t'pnens chanted In the complaint, both inhabitants of this said State; tkat the deflsndant has committed in tbo city ,f upw York, the sevoral acts of adultery charged in the complaint and that the same were not committal by tbo procurement or with the connivance ot the plaintiff. &nd tiint the iaine buff not bo6Q lowivcn or coodoofid by her; that the plaintiff consents Uiat ttie defendant shall have the custoAy of the eldest child, Ui? son of the pfti* (hn defendant to be responsible for his maintenance, whUe the ptotaSurdetnanXs the custody of the two daughters of the parties, she to be responsible for their muiiitanance and tliat the plaintiff asks tor no alimony. Now on motion of J oh n tf! Towscnd, the attorney fir the pUllntlffT U to adjudged that said, report ol said rcf croc be and the same hereby is confirmed*, and It is fur ther adiudtred that the marriage between the olaintilT. Virginia W?Justlu *nd the defendant. Kmil Justh, be ami the same liireby is dissolved, and the said paritos are each ot them freed from the obligations thereof. And It Is thrther adjudged that It shall be lawtitl lor ?ho said Virginia W. Justh, the plaintiff, to marry again In the imm tunntr m If the said Bmll. usth. the: de fendant, were dead; and It Is also adjudged that It 'hall not be lawful for said Kmll Justh, the dcleudant to nmrrv again until said Virginia W. Justh shall die. And It is further adjudged that the custody of the two d?.uph tersofsaid parties, to wit Nina Justh and Edith Justh, be and hereby Is given aud awarded to Virginia W Justh the plaintiff, who shall support and maintain them - and that the custody of the son ol said parties, Fd ward Justh he and hereby is given and awarded to Emll Justh the defendant, who shall support and main tain him. And it to inrther adjudged that the defendant be and hereby is relieved ttom payment ol any costs of prior or future alimony to the plaintiff. $lTFE?tC^y-HA*EtRS. pecliloft], ?Pln the^Mattcr of Guardianship of B. 8. Holltotor.?Re port of referee confirmed. SUPERIOR COURT?SPECIAL TERI. Decisions. ? Bv Judge Curtis. .. ? Johnson vs. Williams.?urder for extra allowance to dG ivrbtdi vs.*L???maann.?Motion to contmuc lujuuction ! of refor eDHoW?en*e?a'1vs!,McMlen et sl.-Motion for reference dUmtosing complaint reference to Philo fcn^^s'damaj^by rewnori^u^cUon^euiM'as'pre ^t^uo^fcBuffwn?Motion that case be referred granted. . COURT OF CCWON PLEAS?SEWERAL TERR. How ? DloneyLendcr Overreached Him self. Before Judge* Daly and Larrcmoro. Mr. Andrew Bowne sought a loan of #6,000 from C. B. Le Baron upon a mortgage on the premises SO* Spring street, executed by himself and his mother, she being possessed of a life estato and he of the f?e In remainder. Finally Le Baron, in August, 1870. gavo Bowne two cbeeles, one for $2,000 and another for $600, and Bowne and his mother executed a deed of tho property to Le Baron, and gave him possession. Bowne reccired the money upon the $2,000 check, but was required to endorse tho other over to Le Baron, who retained $340, ot which $290 was to be used to>pay taxes and assess ments upon the place, $S0 to pay Le Baron's lawyer, and ! $40 to cover other alleged expenses. In December Bowno tendered Le Baron $2,S00 and demanded the property, claiming that the conveyance was inadc as a mortgage, and that upon tho money being repaid in four months, with interest, the property?on whlcn Le Baron was meanwhile to collect Ihe rents?was to be deeded back. Le Baron refused, though in this way his gain wns 100 per cent, saying the property was absolutely his. Alter fruitless negotiation, Bowne, in April, 1871, brought a suit in tho Common Pleas to compel Le Baron to loosen his gripe. The following Novemtier, lust as the case was to be called tor trial, Le Baro* came to terms, aud tho suit was discontinued, on his written stipu lation to make reconveyance. Alter ho had done so, the $3,fiOO having been repaid him, it was found that the taxes and assc-snouts, contrary to his assertion, had not been paid ; but he refused to refund the $2S0 retained for such payment because not mentioned in the stipulation. Mrs. Bowne sued him for tho IWIIu the First District Court. Judge uuinn there held that m far as the subject matter of the stipulation was concerned that paper was conclusive, but that conversation, though bad before it win made, as to other matters, was admissible, and allowed evidence that Le Baron had then asserted that tho taxes were paid and that the stipulation wns thereupon mailo on that basis, and gave ludgment for Mrs. Bowne. Lc Baron appealed, Nut the Court of Common Pleas yester day promptly afilrwei the judgment MARINE COURT-PART 3. A Contested Agency Salt. Before Judge Oross. Dudley 8. Steele and another vs. William W. Thomp son.?This action is brought to recover the sum of $542 42, being the balance of a bill of goois sold, as is claimed by the plaintiffs, to the defendants, nsent of one Alexan der Clcndinen, for the use of the defendants' quarry on the Hudson Kiver. The value of the goods and the lact ol the delivery wsj admitted, ami tho only point litigated was tho agency of Mr. Clendlnen. Jury still out. COURT OF GENERAL SESSIONS. A Batch of Priaonera Convicted of Lar ceny and Sent to the State Prison. Before Jndge Sutherland. Assistant District Attorney Rollins conducted the pros ecution yesterday, James Orogan was tried and convicted of an attempt at sodomy, and was sentenced to the State Prison for five years. Andrew Ciuff pleaded guilty to grand larceny, he hav ing on tho lflth of April stolen a gold watch,valued at $100 from William Caroll. He was sent to the State Prison for four years and six months. Terence Foley, who on the 11th of May stole a silver watch, a gold chain and $17 in money from Charles Poarson, pleaded guilty to an attempt at grand larceny. Michael Butler and Henry Williams were permitted to plead guilty to o similar grade of crime the charge SffivfASU .I Hi!u">??w "**? 1>??? William Welsh was sentenced to the same Institution upon a similar plea. The allegation Stb hlm wu that on the 30th of April he stol? $S7 wonh of cli?? In,f a cofct worth $40 from Kdward Dickey. *n(I Katie Connolly, against whom were five Indictments for larceny pleaded guilty to one charging her witii Stealing ladles' wearing apparel and Jewelry, valued at $r>00, on the 30th of January, the property ot N. 5 Dunn 149 Host Bighty-fourth street. Mr. Rollins Informed the Court that the accused was In the habit of procuring sit uations in respectable lamtllts as a seamstress, and after remaining a snort time roh bed them. Her guilt was clear, and the Judge sentenced her to the State Prison for four years and six months. Annie Lilllss, who was jointly Indicted with Lawrence Kines, Peter Donnelly and Michael Berry, who on the 1st or May stole a truck load of trunks containing several thousand dollars' worth of dresses and jewolrv, the prop Lwv H wuum M. Uftifc vte?L?a Ktiagr to [vmYwq yeari*?*" Bbtw*amatt0 *?*? Prim for two Burglary, James Cagtfdy, Jointly indicted with Prank Clark, Wil liam Plecke and George Harnett, waa triad and eeavteted of burglary In the third degree. The evidence furnished by the provocation showed that on the night of the 3d inat the tailor'* store of Loeb Frankenthaler, 70 Avenne B, wa* entered and $900 worth of cloth and coat* stolen. An officer taw the prisoners Jaiap off a Second avenne car at Ave o'clock in the morning. They dropped the baga which they had. Clark waa pursued and arreated, and three hours afterwards the officer secured Casaidy, who was sent to the Mate Prison tor three years. Mary Callan pleaded guilty to an attempt at frrand lar ceny, she having stolen a pair of diamond earrings worth $30ij on the 26th of March, the property of Mr. Jonas Mrau?s, SUB West Fourteenth street There were mitigat ing circumstances in this case, and as the complainant, Mr. Strauss, recovered the property and spoke in the girl's favor, she having been induced to ateal the ear rings by a girl of bad repute. His Honor senteneed the prisoner to the penitentiary for a year. Michael Cannon, who was charged with atealing, on the 8th ilist, a cask of bear, worth <36, the property of Kd ward Underbill, pleaded guilty to the leaver offence, and was scut to the Penitentiary for six months. C0U8T CALENDARS?THIS OAT. Coca* Or Common Pi.bas?'Taut. T?um?Part 1.?Held by Judge Loew.?Nos. 162.V Jil<T 68. 613, 619, 1617, 2011, 2012, 1796, 889, 9t>9, W2, 1838, lotf, 166. HvrtT.nK Coubt? Chamukes.?Nos. U, >7, 32, 40, 44, 49, 46, 47, 49, 98. 99, 77, 8d, 9IJfc. Call 99. SurHEMK Cooav?SntriAL Tbrm?Law and Pact?Nos. 7?'wfV% 'as/l^aH0' 631 "? w' 60, 64171,7*'7d' "* hurRkMK douat?Circuit? Part 2 ?Nos. 2349, 674, 13"4, ? ml ISSmZrX;2?* m? Marine Comrr?Part l.-Nos. 2463, 2<W3, 3099,1802, 1773, 2409,14M, 1807, 2116. 1047, 2112. 2401. 1913, 1707, 1H34, 2107, 129J, 2356, 2070, INfflt, 2071. 1724,1759, I96&. Part2.-NoF. 2229, 2253, 2133,2.118, 2177, 1785W, 1556, lfr<5, 1617, 2203, 1993, 2187, 2981, 2279, 2277, 2249. Pari 3.-No*. I860. 2030. 202* 1092 1976 2146, 1895, 1370, 22(14. 2216, 2218, 2220, 22.2, 2224. 8uraRiOR CorRT?Part 1.? Kame calendar. Part 1?Nos. 2IW4, 6^7i^lfi22, 1748, 1800, 181)2, 940, 1936, 1902, 1160, 1198. Hui'Khiob Cocbt?Obmbbai Tkbm.?No*. 100, 102, 163,169, 180, 181, 183, 183, 184. IRS, 186, 190, 191, 102, 96, 131, 161 102, 193, 171.193, ltt, 196, 187? BROOKLYN COURT?. UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT. ^ - C'T jf*? V. ? .. Alltged Violation ot the Bankrupt Act, Before Judge Benedict. In the cato ot John Christman vs. Stephen llaynes. Judge Benedict yesterday rendered the following de cisions? The present Is a clear case. A bankrnpt, Annie Hen tall, within lour months before the tiling of a pctttiou in bankruptcy agulust Iter, suffered her property to be seized on execution by the defendant, with the Intent to give the defendant a preference over the other creditor!*. Rhe was thou insolvent, and the defendnnt hart rea-ona lie causes to believe her to be Insolvent at the time. When chargcable wit!) such knowledge he took the proceedings which resulted In a Judgment against the bankrupt, a sul> scuuent transfer to nim by the shiriff, through tlie ma chinery of a sale under his execution, of all the property of the bankrupt, to the exclusion of her other creditors. The evldeuce brings the case fully within tlio decisions of tie Circuit and Supreme Court* of the United state*, nnd entities the assignee to a judgment against the defendant for the value ot the property bo recelvod by him In fraud of the Bankrupt act. The testimony does not*how clear ly what that value is. It is at least the sum of $1,202, for toe defendant when he received the property endorsed that sum upon Ins execution. The bankrupt says it was worth more, and if sold at retail would have realized as inuoh as 92,340. But I do not feel justified upm her evidence as shegtves it to give judgment against the de fendant for the mm she states as being the value of the proporty received by hiin. Upon the evidence the judg ment against the defendant must he for $1,206, unless the plaintiff elect a rofarence, at his own expense, to take fur ther evidence as to the actual value of the property of the bankrupt taken by the Sheriff and delivered to the defendant ~ CITY COURT?SPECIAL TERM. A Desperate Burglar, Before Judge Reynolds. Counsellor Ridgeway yesterday applied for a writ of habeas corpus, with the view of having Johu Mcllalpine, the desperate burglar who was caught early on Saturday morning in the house of Mr. Peter Dlnsee, corner of Myrtle and Clinton avenues, admitted to ball pending the examination before Justice Riley. McIIalptne when dis covered in tho house, attempted to escape, when Mr. Dingea pursued him, and, atter a desperate struggle, succeededed in holding him until the arrival of tho police. The burglar had previously discharged his revolver several times at a daughter of Mr. Dingee. who had been awakeued bv his movements In her apartment, but, fortunately, all of the fhots missed her. In the struggle with Mr. Dlngec, McFlnlpino re ceived severo punishment. His eyes were blackened and his face terrlblv bruised and lacerated. Mr. Dingee was bitten about the neck by the scoundrel, nnd otherwise injured, but he proved the stronger man of the tw<* and maintained hisliold, at the same time preventing McHul pine from using his pistol until Officers CJiirr and Kriel arrived. Jndge McCue yesterday granted the writ and made it returnable to-morrow morning at ton o'clock. COURT OF SESSIONS. Jh Wife Beater Convicted. Be tore Judge Moore. H<!nry Mluching was i-laced on trial yesterday for beating hi* wife, Rom. The conple lived at 485 Smith street, and on the 18th of February Inst the prU"t?r re turned home and quarrelled with his wife about Home trivial matter. The result was that he seized a saucepan and began to pound Mr*. Mlnching'* head with it The Iioor woman was so badly injured that she was confined o her bed for two weeks. The prisoner's stor.v was that he acted In self-defence, having been attacked by hi* wife and two other women, who beat him with broomsticks, pulled hi* hair and scratched his face. He was convicted of assault and battery and remanded /or sentence. THE SHHUFF AND THE CQUHT OFFICERS. The Judges in the County Court House yestertsy de cided that the bill providing for the appointment of Court officers by the Sheriff, at their reanest, does not operate to remove the present staff of officers, and that the bbertlTs appointing power is limited to vacancies occur ring subsequent to the passage ot the new law. The Judges Informed the Sheriff that no requisition would made upon him at present as they did not desire to make any change. BROOKLYN COURT CALENDAR. City Cornr? Nos. 92,109,69, 81. 58, 6, 20, 67, 71, 125, 38, 1 120,118, c6,123, 140, 160. COURT OF CLAIMS. Washinotoh, D. C., May 19,1873. The Court of Claims to-day rendered judgment for some Ave hundred dollars In favor of retired Malor General Ell Long as commutation lor fuel and quarters while he was serving as Professor oi Military Science at the Indi ana State University undor detail ot the War Depart ment. The decision of tills test ca<c establishes the prin ciple thut retired officers as-tlgned to such duty are enti- t tied to receive the tull pay and emoluments ol ilirlr rnuk. The Court of claim* also to-day rendered judgment* in I favor of the tbilowinjr named parties tor cot!?n taken I Irom them and sold by the I nlied StatesHenry D. I Weed and George Cornwell, of Savannah, for ?24:',432; ' Alfred L. Tyler, of Savannah, tSM'J-; Dwlgbf Latnrop, I of Savannah, $5,011; Carl w. ileinsius, of Savannah, ! t<2,H42; William A. Wilson, of Mobile, $9,&15; Marshall, I each A Co., of Charleston, 8. C., $21,Ml. The case of Robert and John M. Forbes vs. The United ' States was remanded to the trial doc':et for proof of tue : value of the steamship Meteor at the time siic was seized ! by the United states Marshal at New York lor alleged vio- I latiou ot the neutrality laws. COURT OF APPEALS CALENDAR. Ai.sa*t, N. Y., May 19,1873. The following is the Conrtof Appeals' day calendar lor Tuesday, May 80:?Nos. 80, 44, lui, 83.92,91. 109 and 110. THE NATIONAL * GAME. The Invincible (I) Philadelpltlan* Van. { quislied??'Tlie Couqnerors of the Red Stockings Ajjaiu Victorious?Phila delphia Disconsolate and Brooklyn Jubilant* The game on the Union Grounds yesterday after nooo, between the Philadelphia Club?the White Stockings?and the Atlantlcs, attracted an au dleuce of about twenty-five hundred persons. ? : more singular contest than this has not been ! witnessed by anybody for many a long day, and it j is to be hoped will not be repeated this season at least. From first to last it was full of most abomi nable plays, intermixed with others of a highly brilliant natnre. An execrabio muff was at once followed up by a magnificent piece of fielding that would instantly "bring down tho house" in tu multous rounds of applause. From the first to the eighth Inning the I'hlladelphlans maintained the lead, but, by fine batting, assisted by glaring errors on the Dtirt of too I'hlladelphlans, the Atlantlcs pulled up their score from one run at the beginning oi the seventh inulug to thirteen at the close of tho ninth, making twelve runs in three Innings. In the field all played magnificently, and all muffed most outrageously. I'carce, Deblman and Fergu son did the best batting for the Atlantlcs, while Meyerle carried off like honors for the White Stockings. Tho umpiring gave universal dissatisfaction, and the sporting men who took the long eml oi the betting?the odds were 100 to 60 In favor of Phila delphia?came away groatiy dejected and very much impoverished. The following is the score, the column headed "E" telling who did the mulling: ? ATLAimr. whits store twos. Play urn. H.IU.T. P. A. K. Player*. R.Xn.T. P. A. K. Pearec, s. s.. 13 3 16 3 Cuthhert, l.f. 1 0 0 5 0 1 Burdock,2b 111112 Addy, 2db..l 117 10 Boyd, r. f... 0 2 4 0 0 0 Malonc, e... 1 117 0 7 Barrow, c...O 1110 0 Mevcrle, 3db 2 3 5 0 4 1 Brett, p 1110 10 Bechtel, r. t. 1 0 0 3 0 0 Ferguson,:<b 3 13 9 0 1 Fulmer, s. s. 1 1 I 0 1 1 Bcmscn. e.(. 1112 0 1 Tracy, c. f... l l l l 0 l Pabor, 1. f.. 3 2 2 2 0 0 Mack, lit It.. 1 0 0 4 0 2 DeliIman,|lb 3 3 3 17 0 3 Zettloin, p.. 1110 10 Touts 13 7 19 27 14 17 Totals IT *8 10 27 1 13 ISIflNOS.

f hJ*. in. id. :w. 4th. Sth. 6th. 7th. 8th. 9th. Atlantic 0 0 1 0 0 II 4 6 %?13 Whita Stockings 1 0 0 5 2 0 0 8 0?11 anas iarnit ?acb inhino. <>*?. l?t 2,1. M. 4th. 5th. 6th. 7th. Sth. 9th. Atlantic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0?3 White stockings 0 II 0 1 0 0 0 0 0?1 Umpire?Mr. Oarriean, of the Resolute Club. Tiu4? vf y*u Uvws 4U4i& Utirur miauk*- J THE AGONY ENDED. The Last of the Nominations Under the New Charter. A Brilliant Day in the City Hall?"Alter Many Daya"?Nominations for Folieo and Park Coamimonen, City Chamberlain, Com minioner of Jnrora, Inspector a of Weight! and Meaanrea and Minor Offices. SKETCHES OP THE NOMINEES The Dock Commissioners Confirmed. The political excitement about the City Hall cul minated yesterday, when the Mayor sent in the last of the batch of nomination* for city otllcers under the provisions or the new charter. The Hoard of Aldermen met at eleven o'clock, three or four hours earlier than their usual time, and for a fall hoar before they assembled the corridors were filled with Jostling, buzzing and Interested crowds cf mea. It seems that at least one-hair of the army of expectants that has camped about the wards during the past two or three weeks was not aw art that the hour of meeting was so soon alter lireaktut, for the reporter encountered scores of persons about three o'clock, who inquired of him "When docs the Board meet?hair-past three?" If all those who were desirous of being present had contrived to be among thoso who wcro there the result would have been a very large concourse of politically anxious people. There was a whole universe of "talk" going on, but It amounted to nothing. Since tho nomina tions have been under the Mayor's consideration the predictions as to who were to be the luefcy men have taken an extremely wide range, and yet they have not averaged more than one accurate prophecy out of every four candidates. Politicians and reporters have pumped every source of infor mation dry In tho endeavor to learn something as to Mayor Havemeyer's iutontlons, but the Mayor kept his own counsels to such a peculiar extent that It is sale to say that thero was not a man in New York wlio could at any time have asserted with the certainty of subsequent proof that he knew who the selected men lor even one board of appointees wore to be. Some of the most Intensely "sure things" ever whispered by a politician into a newspaper reporter's ear have been dropped confidentially Into the IIerai.d reporter's memory and have remained there with out being committed to paper, and It is fortunate that they were not written, for, like the lew "prob abilities" that were given, thoy, too, would have beon wrong. It Is now reduced to a certainty, however, who most of the appointees are, and only a few nominees remain to be confirmed, as they In all probability will be to-day, to complete the record of the "ins" and fill tho cup of misery for the "outs." immediately upon the assembling of the Board of Aldermen yesterday, all the members being present a communication from tho Mayor was received asking permission to withdraw the nomination made on Friday last of Thomas McGrath for City Marshal. The Mayor stated that it was not in any wise a reflection upon the character or ability of the nominee, but simply for the reason that his name was presented under a misapprehension The request was acceded to. On motion the Board proceeded to confirm the nominations for Dock Commissioners sent in by the Mayor on the l0th ultimo, and Jacob A. Wester velt, William Gardiner and William Budd were each confirmed by the unanimous vote of the Boq/d. The Board then proceeded to confirm the nomi nations for Citjr Marshal*, and Adolf Bernbaum Albert Weber, Levi Llppmann, John J. Murphy' William A. Hendricks, Henry Boss, Slgismund Leversou and Joseph Wallace were confirmed, to hold office for three years. ' j Christian Sutter, nominated for the omce of City Marshal, was the subject of Borne little discussion on the motion to confirm. Alderman Otj-endokfer vouched for him on the representation of personal friends who were ac. quainted with Sutter, and as soon as he had taken his scat Alderman Keitr rose slowly from his seat, and said that tho confirmation of the candidate would be neither proper nor Justifiable. He made a state ment at some length, and insisted that he was speaking from his personal knowledge of the nomi nee s character, as well as from tho rcurcsenta tiotis of friends who knew him well. presenta Aldennan \an Siiaick expressed surprise that there should be any objection to the confirmation ^T,L^r?lDnC w",?.m the Ma*or should submit to this Board. (Laughter.) After some discussion the case of Sutter was laid over by a vote ol o to 6. It is very acneraiiv rnn ceded that Mr. Sutter's chances of &f^ a MarXi 1 i^tari ?h1n?Bre veV B,lm' ,or Alderman Morris also stated that ?everal responsible gentlemen had called upon film and made objections to Sutter as not poimon.proper per3on ou whom to confer tho Alderman Coopbr moved that the Board nro ceed to confirm the Mayor's nominations lor Com. lais.lom. rs of the now County Court House Alderman McCafferty desired to l?arn the arm ?iniyl"5 ???wit?tone, the fii st nomiuee oii he la. "Is he a builder ?>' oi course, The Alderman la a bullies al?o* and ir ber had replied '.yes" AldeUan'McCafferu wou7d but "avC voted t0 couU'^ the mjmination ? Alderman A an Sciiaics rose and stated that h? did not think ir prudent fortheBoardto JSSLSa with the confirmation of these gentlemen named to-day. lor the reason that the Mayor and Alder m. n were oitlclais in relation to the nitVnf vfw mS&r SKaSS?gToTe SSSStSS^cAl} or ttixssts dertred that tl^Bo^rd'Kd Koiee^e'gaMy and constitutionally. He thought it iniviuniiio thi? .? Hoard should jk>?tpone their consideration and I k the opinion of the Counsel or the Board b^orLttl jng final action. lie therefore moved Alderman BiLMNas seconded the resolution and xrvssr"1 '?<"J ATZiSSZT"" ,0 procecd ?'?? ss.T&sr.Sr'sr00'"" - ???? Should the Counsel sustain the objection the nominations will, in all probability, be confirmed by the Aldermen, sitting as a Board of tanervbwr? they being In that capacity county officers. ' A communication was received from the Mavnr nominating flenn H. Porter a commlss one? to select a sile for th* building of a new Court House lor the Third 1 oilce aud Judicial district Mi>fr?rann Farley, John A. Webb, John A. Larkfn ami ?n w Spllnto?.*"' mar"1?l?- "I" over ana or.lcrcd h?7<??imittce of tho I loan!, to compile and codifT tho ordiniinces of tho Common Council and th? State laws relating to the clty aud coaat/ Sf New J ork. the work or compilation to be called "The Vork0"" ?? Ordinances of the City or New Alderman Bilmwos moved that tho remonstrance presented by the Board of Fire Underwriters ?gainst the confirmation as Commissioner or Buildings or Walter W. Adam* and which the Hoard by a vote at Its last meeflng refused to hear read, be returned to the Underwriters. .hAJ/'?cr,??n-c,0l!,'RB aD'1 spoke against that action as one ol the most outrageous thiiurs that ever transpired before a legislative body as an infringement and violation of the right of ueti tlon," Ac. The motion was lost. A communication was received from the Mavor nominating as Pouoe Commissioners of the ??y of New lork, Oliver Charlock, to hold office natM May 1,1878; Hugh Gardiner, to hold until Mav i 1876; General Abraham Duryea, to hold until Mar l 1876 and John j. Russell,'to 'hold uutU M.y V printed^ ' ** U8Ual' 811(1 or(lcretl to Ixi This was the sensation of tho whole feast of nomi nations? the long-looked-for come at last"?-and as *oon as the nominations were read and laid over futlv one-half of the audience left the chamber so great had been their anxiety to learn these n^r!! carry the news to the outer world. The Major also sent in nominntiona nf jnmn* tfftWiPriLXltiiqJM XtW9<J<tfO U, and Jacob J. mnr* to m inspectors of Weights and Measures. Laid over and ordered to be printed. The Hoard then, at a quarter past twelve, took a recess until one o'clock. After Heeeifi The Board of Aldeimen reaaaembled at one o'clock, President 8. H. H. Vance In the chulr. A communication was received from the Mayor nomi nating Joseph B. Varnum as a Commissioner of Jurors, ta place of Douglas Taylor. The Board iraa asked to lay tbe nomination upon the table, as It was an open question as to whether the appoint ment should go for confirmation to the Board of Aldermen or tne Hoard ol Supervisors. If the Com mlsslonerHhlp or Jurors be declared by the Corpo ration Council to be a county otttce, this nomination must obviously ko before the Board of Supervisors; but U It be a city omce, the Aldermen will have full power to confirm. Tbls being the present status of the controversy and the question being in the bands of the Corporation Counsel, the Mayor asked the Board to table the nomination until the legal opinion should be delivered. In another communication, the Mayor presented tne name of George W. i.anc for the ofilce of City Chamberlain. This nomination was laid upon tbe table and the communication of the Mayor ordered to be printed. Alderman Billings called for a vote npon the name of Christian Sutter, nominated for City Marshal, and declared that this caudldate was uot a tit person to hold office under the city govern ment. Several Aldermen asked that Judgement be suspended regarding the man's character, until tiicy had bad time to make further iuqulrles. The motion of Alderman Billings, to take the name from the table, was lost, and If Mr. Sutter's name Is not withdrawn before It Is again called up, there is every probability that his past character, good or bad, will then get a thorough overhauling. The Mavor. in another communication to the Board, nominated the following gentlemen for Commissioners ol the Public Parks:?l'hillp Hlssiu for, for four years, term to expire May J, 1877; lavld B. Williamson, lor three years, term to ex pire May 1, 1870; Salem H. Wales, lor two years, term to expire May 1, 1876; and Fred. K. Church, for one year, term to expire May 1, 1874. The communication took the usual course and was laid over until the uext moetlnir. The Hoard then adjourned until two o'clock tins (Tuesday) alternoon. SKETCHES (F THE NOMINEES. The Police Commission. Oliver Charllck, who heads the list of nominees for this Hoard, is a mau about sixty years of age, a native of New York and a democrat In politics, lie Is a merchant by profession, but Is best, though not populurly, known as a railroad manager and oper ator, the Hceno of his labors being Long Islaud prluclpally. He is President and master of the Long Islaud Railroad, and is virtually "king of the country" aloug Its route, lie is also President and and largely Interested in tho Flushing Railroad, Mayor Haverueycr being Vice President of the same' Corporation, lie has been for years a member of the Tammany Society and tho Tammany General Committee, and Is at present a doicgato in the Committee from the Fifteenth district. In 1343-44 lie was elected Assistant Alderman fr?.m the First ward, and, in 184.5, Alderman from the same dis trict. lie waa elected President of tlio Hoard of Aldermen during this latter term. He Is an ex tremely acute and encrgotlc man, a cautious and expert wire-puller, and If he were Inclined to be a bud man, would bo a very bad one, for he Is bold In expedient and wary in intrigue. There will probably be nulto a fight over his conflrmntlou. Hugh Gardiner, the second nominee, Is a man of perhaps fifty years of age, a dyed in tne wool re publican, who, liowavor, has never held a public oilice. lie is an unusually adroit politician and is engaged iu mercantile business. He Is at present. President of the Radical Republican Central Com mittee. He was Vice President of the same organization in 18C9 and 1870, and prcsldlug oillcer of the famous meeting at which the New York republican organization was worsted In the former year. That meeting is memorable as being one of the most boisterous and violent political assem blages ever seen In this city. General Abram Duryee Is a native of New York, and is about fifty-live or sixty years of age. Ho is by profession a merchant and by Inclination a sol dier, and has never held any local civic ofilce. He became a member of the Seventh regiment In 1838, and passed through every grade of rank from pri vate up to Colonel commanding. He was In com mand of the regiment at tho Inmou* "Astor place riot" and other local disturbances at various times, and was commander ot bis regiment for eleven Sears. He also escorted the remains of President lonroe to Hlchmond, and on his return hts com mand was reviewed by the President aud Cabinet. He resigned bis position July 4, 1869, and hecauio a member of the veteran corps of the Seventh. At the breaking out of tbe great rebellion he or ganized in fifteen days the Fifth regiment New York volunteers, popularly known as Duryee'a Zouaves, a famous fighting regiment. He com manded at Fortress Monroe in 1861, and served with hla regiment under Geuerala McDowell, Pope and McClellan in the battles of Cloud's Mills, Cat lett'tf Station, l.'appahannock, Cedar Mountain, Thoroughfare vifitf. second Bull Run, Chantlllv, Soutli Mountain and Autictarn. He was twice wounded at second Bull Hun and had his horse shot under him at Antletara. In August, 1861, he was promoted to a Brigadier Generalship for dis tinguished bravery on the field, and officially thanked by his native State. Ue resigned from the service by rcasou of wounds and has been in private life since. Joliu R. Russell, the last named gentlemen on the list, is a dry goods merchant at hod Broadway, a man of considerable tact and judgment, and a republican in politics. He has never held any office, but ta a member of the Control Republican Association. He Is about flfty-Ove ycals oWtge. The Park Cemmliilon. Philip Bisslnger, who Is nominated to serve the long term on the Park CommUslon, is a new name In the politics of the city. He has been long and favorably known as the President of the Oermania Savings Bank, at the corner of Fourth avenne and Fourteenth street, lie is past mlrtdlo age, and has long been a democrat. He has kept aloof from politics, and is everywhere spoken of as a very fit appointment. There seemea to be some doubts on the part of his friends as to whether he would ac cept; but the rumor seems to be without founda tion. Davl<l B. Williamson, the second name for Park commissioner, like Mr. Dlssiuirer, lias never held any public office In this city. He Is a lawyer and lias a good record among his profession. Salem H. Wales is at present a member of the Park Commission, and his nomination lr. simply equal to u reappointment. He Is a literary gen tleman, and is largely interested in the proprietor ship ol the Miietuitlc American. He belongs to an old Now Vork faintly and resides on Filth avenue. Fred. E. Church, the fourth nominee for Park Commissioner, is a well known artist and resides, It is asserted, in I'oughkeepsie. Many wno arc very friendly to Mr. Church, and wlio would bo ? elK'l to see him in a seat on the commission, ex- ! press the opinion that he cannot be legally ap- I pointed to the office, being a nou-resident. it is i asserted by others of his acquaintances that Mr. I Church lnteuds to remove his residence to the city after the Summer months. City Chamberlain. George W. Lane, who has received the nomina tion for the Important office of City Chamberlain, Is everywhere regarded a? a worthy man. He is an old and respected tea merchant on Front street, and until the formation of the Committee of Seventy was a stranger to the New York political 1 world. He Is a republican, and in IMS was Ptesi- I dent of the New York Port Society, an organization , fur promoting Christianity among seamen. Me is 1 regarded as a good man for tue place. Commissioner of Jarors. Joseph B. Varnum, the nominee for Commissioner j of Jurors, has for s..mo years been prominent in j local politics. He was Alderman of the Fourteenth district in 1866-7. He Is a member of the New York liar and belongs to the Century and Union Leaguo clubs. He is a fluent speaker and was a prominent, member of the Citizens' Association. In politics ' he is a republican and is In accord with the pieseut rulers in the City Hall. Alderman Van Schalclc Endorsed. Between two and three hundred citizens of the Seventh Assembly district met last evening, at the University, opposite Washington square, to take , action upon the course pursued by Alderman Joseph Van Schalck. Thomas Levy was called to the chair and Lewis : Degan appointed Secretary. on motion a committee was unpointed to dralt resolutions , expressive of the reelings of the meeting, consisting ol A. J. Mackey, James Burke, Henry Kemble, T. scholey, Edward MuUlll and Frank Burns, who reported the following, which was unanimously adopted Resolved, That the electors of the Seventh Assembly district hsve watched with great satisfaction the action of our Alderman, Jenkins Van Sehalek, and we do most heartily endorse all Ids actions in that honorable body of which he is a member. A Soldier-fireman's Farewell to His Department. General Shaler yesterday sent the following letter to the various Ore companies New Yon*, May 19. 1S7S. To thb Orricms aud Mkmsp.ks or tub Kirk Dki'/uit m k.nt After six year* of service, three of them as President, earnestly devoted to Improving the efficiency of the De partment, I find my official connection severed. To say that it Is unattended by disagreeable reelings would be untrue; and In ekprett'ng "?y regret at the separation, I beg to say a parting word to you all, and particularly to those zealous officers who by their energy have contri buted so inuch towards elevating the department to Its present high standard of efficiency. New York to-day point* with pridn to the organization which must protect her property and the lives ot her citizens from the demon ot Ore. She is conscious of its ability and re pox?? all confidence in Its loyalty. This excellence has l>een acquired only by hard study and experience and ???!? by ? wMtaMM4 owerreace of the rvtfca of discipline. T<mr remarkable arfllty bM been obtained by constant practice. Your qotck reaponM to Are alarms, and rapid preparation tor active service by your perfect order of procedure. Yonr success in battllnK against lire by your dash. your courage and your dlacipllne. The confidence or your superior* la office baa been secured by your subordination, and the respect of the citizens by your deportment in public. Vou have not acquired all tne*e in a day, nor nave yon reached the acuie of perfection. Much remain* to be J<Th? gentlemen chosen to preside over you are selected for their experience and ability. One of then, Mr. Per ley, familiarly known to us all. has received a well merited promotion. For devotion to the Interests of the department he cannot be excelled, and his experience as a commanding officer at fires entities hlin to your confidence and that ot the public. To him and his colleagues ol the new Hoaril your allegiance la due, mi l 1 am sure will be cheerfully given. l?t tie reject and courtesy which characterized your asw clatlons with the re tlrliur Board mark your intercourse with the new. ttiatjar and encourage that leeling ot aubordination to the constituted authorities, and maintain at all hazards that thorn ugh discipline lor which you are not/ diMiniruUhed, and yon may continue to claim the confidence and respect of the whole commu S ssrxrvt JSnrinaiiM of having "acted weU yonr part," hSt^vacknowledgment of your merits from a generous nubile I shall ever refer with pride and pleasure to my connection with the Apartment ?nd my wrnest wlshft It* continued ?ucce?8 and for the well-Dcing ana proa pcrity of 1U ludlvldual """""YlEXANDBB SIIALER. THE POISONED FOOD. Dr. Harris' Theory of the Poisoning?Ha Ut-llcves It To Have Been In Corned Bref?'fhe Chemist's Statement?The Case Not Kept Secret?Who Sold the Meat 1?1 he Poisoned Servants Con* vale scent. There were no new developments in the poison* lair of the six servants in the Blatchford mansion yesterday. Whether the placing; of the poison In the food of the servants was simply an accident or was done with intent is still unknown, and as no suspicion uttucties to any one in the household It will probably remain so, as the place whence the food came has not been dlscovei ed. BTATEMENT OF Pit. IIAKHIS. Dr. Harris, tho lamiiy physiclau, states that ho miltlo no seoreoy about the atrttir iroui the flrst, but, on the contrary, told It to every one lie knew. Nor wus there any attempt on fho part of the match, ford family to keep it secret, l'rom the iirst not only he himself,.but Judge Blatchford and the faintly had all interested tliomsolves to find out how the affair had happened. All the drug stores in tho city had been visited on Thursday Inst to And out whether they bad sold any arsenic, but none had beon sold by any one of them. No traces o! any suon sale could be found. It was the same piece of corned beef that was eaten on Sunday and on Tuesday. The second time the Influence war most severe. When he visited the people on. Wednesday he thought that some of them would die, bnt on Thursday be had become satisfied that uil would go right by the influence of the drugs he administered. Tho cook was still quite sick, but would probably be up to-day (Tuesday). Margaret, the woman who had been In the lamiiy thirty-four years, had been taken away in a carriage on Mon day and would be ail right very shortly. In (act, all were convalescent, unless something very extraordinary sueuld occur. The Doctor said that tie had become convinced that the polsenlng was done by the corned beof, because the swill man, Mfller, had taken away the remain der of the beef, but nothing else irom the house, and his family, all but tho wile, who had not eaten It, had been taken sick with violent purging and vomiting. On Sunday morning he wont up in a carriage with Mrs. Blatchlord to Miller's bouse, at Ninth avenuo and seventieth street, aud had taken away the bono, with a little meat still adher ing to it, or tho corned beef, which he was certain had caused all the trouble. This had been tciven to a chemist, who was analysing it. The result will be seen In a few days. AH the other articles ol Ibod analyzed had fulled to reveal the presence of any arsenic. The faully of the Blatchfords had already suffered by the excitement attending the case, and Mrs. Biatchford was sluk in bed. The family tor a week past had been eating at the houses of friends and at restaurants. The Doctor Buid that Mr. lilatchlord was a gentleman ol almost eighty years ot age, and that his memory was very poor. He had been on the day when the meat was purchased to three grocery stores in the neighbor hood, and to Fulton and Washington Markets, but he could not recollect whero the meat was bought. He (the Doctor) had been In the morning to the three stores, but found that the corned beef had not been bought in any one of them. On Wednes day last he bad suspected one of the Inmates ol the house, and had told a detective named Frank Mclutyre to hold hlmBell In readiness on the case, 6ut that he had become satisfied on Thursduy that is suspicions "were wrong, and had not employed the detective. He had not gone to the polio*- about It because they were thick heads, who would only have mixed up the case inextricably. THE CUIMIST'S STATEMENT. Dr. Neergaard, the chemist, who does business In Broadway and Twenty-eighth street, said that on Friday Dr. Harris had come to Ids store and had asked him to examine some tea. He (the chemist) had said that he had no conveniences nor appara tus to do this, but the Doctor insisted and one of his clerks had undertaken it. No arsenic had been louud in the tea. On Sunday Dr. Harris sent the piece of corncd beef. He (Mr. Neergaard) would not undertake to analyzo tho meat for the Bame reason that he had not touched the tea. He would, however, go to Dr. Schangler, of Columbia college, and would endeavor to get him to oxwnine U analytic-lly. It would take several days to make the examination, aud then the result would prob ably be made public by Dr. Schangler. The clerk who analyzed the tea said that It Til perfectly good In every way. A gentleman familiar with the facts of the case said tuat he did not be lieve the corned beef had been poisoned at the butcher's, lor if it had the remainder of the meat In the tubweuld aiso have been infected with the poison. It might possibly have come In contact with poison in the express wagon in which It went heme, but in that case the inside nieces would net have tieeu poisoned, so that even this last suppo sition was improbable. NOVA SCdTiA. Forty Ton* of Gunpowder Accidentally Exploded at Wsvcrley?1Terrible Scene* of Devastation?1The Diumuiond Col lie j-y A|(nln Under Control?TUe Union of Prince Edward Island with the Uo> minion. Halifax, May id, 1873. This community has beon again staitlrd with another explosion, fortunately, this time, unat tended with loss of life. On Saturday nl^ht the drying house of the Acadia I'owder Mill, at'to verlcy, a village about twelve mii-s ffom the city, caught Ore. There were over forty tons of powder, in barrels, stored in the place at the time, and be fore assistance coald be nad to extinguish the fire the powder exploded, shivering the building and all the machiuery In it to atoms. The report was heard in tills city, and the concussion was perceptibly felt lor several miles distant from the scene of the accident. In the immediate vicinity of the mill the trees were uprooted, plank road way and bridges over the lake destroyed, store houses and dwellings shattered, and the scene yesterday looked as if the place had i?een shaken with an earthquake, l'ive mum tun before the ao cident Hit) manager of the works and aouie of hia workmen were on the premises. THK liKt'MHOND DISASTER. There Is nothing new from ttic Dmmmond colliery. It is iielleved that the Are lias been ex tinguished. Kiflorts will now bo directed to puiiip iug ,ut the mine, aud, If possible, saving property. I'HINCK kdward island. Hy the new terms agreed upon by the Dominion government and the I'rince Kdward Island dt-le gutcs for the admission of the Island luto the Union, the latter receive nn increase of animal aid In leglJlative expenses from twont?-(lve thooaand dollars to thirty thousand dollurs tier year, and the purchase of a steam dredge and Law Ooart build ings for fl.ooo more than was before agreed. Late advice* from Chariottetown represent that these extra conditions will be satiaiactory to the Island ers. The delegates will shortly return from Ot tawa, when an addresa will ne passed by the Legislature to the gueen asking her to name the day when the union shall golnto affect. The present Legislature will continue tor the period it was elected for. six members are to aerve in the House of Commons, THE MURDEB OP THE 801380118 GRI3DER. Hudson, N. Y., May 19, 1873. Joseph Waltz, in hts confession of having mur dered llulcher, the scissors grinder, states that the deed was done about ten o'clock P. M., on the 1st or May, or a little later. He went to tile room oc cupied by Hulchcr, whom no found asleep and struck him three times with the hatchet, the first time with the blunt part ami twice with the sharp side. He only groaned and all was over. Walts then took the body to the stone wall, where the traces of blood were found, and covered It up. There he left It until the noxt night, when he took it down into the orchard and bnrled It. The offi cers, having learned all they coald, took blm ont, at his own suggestion, to the place whero the body waa buried In the orchard. A lew inches below the surface the body was found wraoped in a blanket* The head was horribly mangled. Walta also con fesses to having burned three schooihoneea In the town and burled the books, which have btsn found at the place he designated, wuen asked whv no committed the murder he replied:?"I done it ror miachlet and not for gain. The bad spirit Wee la no and I wanted to do ao*cUiiij? bad."

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