Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 20, 1873, Page 6

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated May 20, 1873 Page 6
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NEW YORK HERALD BROADWAY AND AN It STREET. JAMES GORDON BENNETT, phoprietor. Volume XXXVIII No. 1M AMUSEMENTS THIS EVENIN6. ORAND OPTR A HOUSE, Twenty tliird st and Eighth ?*._Montr Crjsto. WOOD'S MUSEUM. Brcalwny, corner Thirtieth St.? Tbumhi. Afternoon and evening. ATHENEUM, 585 Broadway.?Grand Varirtt Ehtkk liaiin. NIBLO'S GARDEN. Broadway. between Prlnco and HOUSIOU StS.?AZRAh.L , OR, TUK maoio CHARM. UNION SOU ARE THEATRE, Union square, near Broadway.?Frou Frou. OLYMPIC THEATRE, Broadway, between Houston aud Blci'cker strceis.?IH'mpty Dunrrr. WALLACE'S THEATRE, Broadway and Thirteenth ?ttect.?Tuk 8qi iki 3 Last Shilling. BOOTH'S THEATRE. Twenty-third ftreet.corner SIxUi tvenuu ?Art Robsart NEW FIFTH AVENUE THliATRE, 728 and 730 Broad way? Madeucik -Morki. BOWERY THEATRE, Bowery.?CoJinacTteoi Cowri tmr?Cuba Lurk. THEATRE COMIQCE, No. 514 Broad way. -Dixie; or, O0TCOLUBRD DruTURR. I - MRS. F. B. CONWAY'S BROOKLYN TUEATRE.? Van Ajtn Wira. FTKINWAY L'?.LL, Fourteenth street.?Matinee at t}i?Grand Concert. CENTRAL PARK GARDEN-Suanu Nights' Com CRRTs. TERRACE GARDEN THEATRE, 58th *t, between Lex ington and 3d a vs.?Opkrktta and Liuut Conkut. TONY PASTOR'S OPERA HOUSE, No. 201 Bowery.? Variktt Ewtirtaiamknt. Matinee at 2%. BRYANT'S OPEBA HOUSE, Twenty-third st.. corner 6Ul av.?NbCRO MlKsTRtLSY, Ac. NEW YORK MUSEUM OF ANATOMY, 613 Broad way. Ecicrcr and Art. TRIPLE SHEET. Hew York, Tueaday, Slay SO, 1873. THE NEWS OP YESTERDAY. To-Dny's Contents of the Hci'nld. ?'TI1E POLICY OF SPAIN IN ORDERING O'KEL LY'S REMOVAL! WIIAT IS ITS MEAN INGr''?EDITORIAL LEADER?SIXTH Page. TEXAS OVERRUN BY MEXICAN AND INDIAN ROBBER BANDS I KILLING AND MAIMING CITIZENS AND STEALING THEIR STOCK.I OUTRAGES BY KICKAPOO FIENDSt A GOV ERNMENT TRAIN SAID TO HAVE BEEN CAPTURED AND SEVEN TEAMSTERS SLAIN?Seventh Page. I MITIGATING O'KELLY'S CAPTIVITY! TWO HOURS. EXERCISE DAILY UPON TOE RAMPARTS, UNDER GUARD! THE IMPRISONED HERALD COMMISSIONER SUFFERING FROM BODILY PAINS?Seventh Page. ERIE IN THE LONDON MARKET! SATISFACTION OVER THE SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE REPORT! AMERICAN SECURITIES RECEIVED WITH LESSENING MISTRUST?SEVENTH page. ARKANSAS' POLITICAL TROUBLES! NO DECIS ION FROM THE SUPREME BENCH IN THE BAXTER MATTERt THE GOVERNOR ON THE ALERT?SEVENTH page. TOM SCOTT BEATEN BY JOHN W. GARRETT IN THE PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD FIGHT! AN ADVERSE JUDUMENT IN THE SUPREME COURT?Seventh Page. TOE CUBAN EMBARGO UPON AMERICAN VES SELS?IMPORTANT TELEGRAPHIC AD VICES?seventh Paue. AN EXCITING TROSPECT IN THE FRENCH ASSEMBLY?SPECIAL ITEMS FROM WASH INGTON CITY?Seventh Paue. HOW THE QUESTION OF OAS FOR THE ME TROPOLIS IS KNOCKED ABOUT BY THE LEGISLATIVE ATHLETES 1 GAMBLING HINTS! THE CONCESSIONAL DISTRICTS AND THE EAST RIVER BRIDGE?Seventh Paoe. ALL OF THE MAYOR'S NOMINEES CONFIRMED! TOE PROCEEDINGS OF TOE BOARD OF ALDERMEN ! PERSONAL SKETCHES LEGAL NEWS?NOVA SCOTIA?'THIRD PAG*. KO CLEWS TO THE EIGHTH WARD MYSTERY OF BLOOD! THE NEGRO JACKSON STILL ELUDES TOE POLICE I THE RAZOR AND CORE FOUND IN THE CLOSET?Tenth Page. THE UPTOWN POISONING CASE! THE FAMILY PHYSICIAN'S VIEWS?THE ATLANTIC BASE BALL CLUB DEFEAT THE FAMED WHITE STOCKING CLUB?Third Page. A GRAND SPORTING TOURNAMENT! THREE DAYS' PIGEON SHOOTING AT DEXTER PARK, CHICAGO?A PRIZE RING FIZZLE? Tenth Page. YACHT PRIZES, RUNS AND PREPARATIONS SANDWICH ISLANDS ANNEXATION WORKS OF THE LITERATI?Fourth Page. THE FINANCIAL SITUATION AND BUSINESS ON ?CHANGE?REAL ESTATE-Focrtu Page. The Troubles in Arkansas seem about ended, the Supreme Court having met and adjourned without a quo warranto being granted. Tho danger may not be altogether past, but we believe tho Court will be very plow indeed to precipitate tho btfttc into civil War. Opposition to the Ministerial Policy in Italy.?Italy seems at present to be in a Strangely disorganized condition. Rome is fieroe in its opposition to Papal authority and strongly in favor of the suppression of tho religious bodies. In Florence, on the con trary, all tho sympathy is on the side of the fope and the Church and against the govern ment In the latter oity riots have already taken place. It would not be at all wonderful If thitt Religious Corporation Suppression bill Should yet involve Italy in all the miseries of civil war. Reform is dangerous when it goes against the popular will. What Will He Do With Ii??Under the new military law of Italy King Victor Emmanuel will noon have a regular army of three hundred thousand men of all arms, and a mobile militia of two hundred and fifty thousand, of which it is expected two hun dred thousand will be effective. This win ?give him half a million fighting men for stt yice, with over one thousand pieces of field artillery. For a nation having loss than one thirtieth part of the extent of the United States this is a pretty heavy draft from the classes best able to labor in a population of twenty-six millions. We have more than forty millions, and a legitimate use for troops, yet our people would never, in time of peace, sanction the support of fifty thousand soldiers. Royalty which needs such enormous bolster ing by bayonets can have small reliance in the love andloyalty of its subjects. What does the heaclot the House of Savoy intend to do with this great army? and why, in time of used so large a share of his people be aoo*pr(wUflCiff-?-.-? ? ... ..I*. ? Th? Poller or HpatB '? Ordering O'Kclly's Removal-Wkat ?? *t? Meaning I The action of the Spanish government in ordering Mr. 0' Kelly' s removal to Spain, whatever may be its purpose, is not based on wisdom and sound policy. Unless we accept as a solution of the order some such intention as that foreshadowed from Washington?a desire to extract from the TTnir.n commis sioner such information as he may possess in regard to the insurrection?it is not easy to discover in it any well defined purpose. The laws of Cuba aro certainly rigorous enough to punish Mr. O'Kelly if he has been guilty of any offence against the Spanish authorities in that island. Not even the shadow of an of fenoc?nothing sufficient to base a charge upon?has been shown against him. So futile had proved every effort of the Spaniards in Cuba even for holding him a prisoner that it was generally believed he would soon be re leased and permitted to return. These ex pectations are dissipated for the present by an event so unexpected and?unless the Spaniards hope to make of Mr. 0'Kelly what ho has never yet been, a spy?so purposeless as to make comment upon the subject mere specu lation. Assuming it to be the purpose of the now government in Spain to extract information from the Herald commissioner, which he has not yet been able, owing to Spanish control over his movements, to give to the Hebald, it is easy to forocast the result, so far as he is conccrned. A man who has shown the calm courage, intrepid purpose and impartial be havior which hi* has exhibited, will not forgot his duty in Spain any more than in Cuba. From the beginning he has turned neither to the right nor the left, but has devoted himself entirely to the duty he was commissioned to perform. As the representative of a leading American newspaper he was entitled to a dif ferent treatment from that which he roceived, and in any other country than a Spanish province no obstacles would have been thrown in his way. But it is too late in the history of civilization for even Spain to disregard the rights of the newspaper press, and it is incon sistent with liberty of speech and opinion that the representative of a public journal should be turned into a governmontal informer. In seeking to extract private information from Mr. 0'Kelly Spain insults the intelligence of the age and disgraces herself. He will prove recreant neither to us nor to himself, and, tho pretence that he has broken any law of Spain or of Cuba being swept away, the Spanish Re public will occupy tho base position before the world of seeking to subvert the principles upon which all republics are founded, and of employing an inquisition as fearful as any ever adopted by the most despotic of rulers. All the world knows the terrible meaning of sending a man as a prisoner to Spain. The case of Dr. Houard is still too fresh in the minds of the American people not to be sug gestive to the readers of the Hebald of the sufferings and tortures which may be in store for Mr. O'Kelly. Houard, though not guilty of any crime, was manacled and placed in the hold of a ship, where ho suffered incredibly throughout a long voyage. In the prison whore ho was placed after his arrival in Spain his condition was no improvement upon what it had been in the ship. Every case whero the Spanish government interposes and orders a prisoner to Spain is attended by cruelties and enor mities which a less barbarous nation would never think of employing. We cannot suppose that President Figueros would order Mr. O'Kelly to bo ironed and treated with the rigor of a condemned and dangerous convict, bui the Ministry well knows that it would re quire more than the power of the Spanish Republic to secure him from brutal treatment if this order is carried out His cell at Fort Qerona was selected apparently becauso it was uncomfortable and unhealthy. Soon after his incarceration the brutality of his keepers manifested itself in annoyances seldom prac. tised by soldiers or jailers in civilized coun tries. A mitigation of his disagreeable im prisonment was but recently secured for him, though he has been held for weeks and months without any reason or excuse for his deten tion. Now, he is to meet new and unexpected misfortunes at the hands of an irresponsible sea captain and an equally irresponsible guard. The voyage from Santiago de Cuba to Cadiz can hardly fail to add another harrow ing and characteristic chapter to the history of Spanish cruelty and barbarity. Barbarity always formed au important fea ture in Spanish policy. HI treatment of the innocent and guilty alike has always taken the place of the administration of law and justioe. Life and liberty were always held at the nod and whim of Spanish royalty. Even obscur ity was no safeguard against the selfish and cruel commands of a grinding despotism. When Spain obtained a new dynasty better things were hoped for, but the young King was powerless against the old and hideous bar barism. Is the Republic to be the representa tive of what is worst, instead of what is best, in the Spanish character? Is the world to discover that Sefior Figueras is only a name, and that barbarism is still enthroned? Is it possible that Sefior Castolar's eloquence was mere idle speech?that his grand passion for liberty and fraternity came from the mouth and not from the heart ? It would indeed bo a sod spectacle to see these prophets of free dom, self-proclaimed in all the vaunting rich new of the Spanish tongue, applying the ma chinery of the Inquisition to a newspaper cor respondent in order to make him what Span ish power would gladly have condemned him for being?a spy. The republican leaders at Madrid must learn to pursue a wiser courso with newspapers and the representatives of newspapers if they would retain the sympathy of republicans! A Troe "ancl untrammelled press is a condition precedent of a free coun try. No republic can exist without bold and manly journols, revealing tie truth of passing events and sustaining the right fit all times. Even Spain must learn that journalism is a great as well as a new power in the State. A great newspaper always speaks with author ity when it has truth and the right on its side. Kings cannot longer silence the press, and if they attempt it the press crushes them in the end. 'I he correspondents of a great news paper are entitled to unusual rights and pn-l leges when commissioned by their journals to perform a duty which will add to our knowl edge of affairs. Their duty is to their Journals and to the world, and the Spanish rulers ought -io know that be u diMtn?oeful to He. O'Kelly to give them information in regard to the Cubans as it would have been for him to have given the Cubans information of the Spaniards. Figueras and his Cabinet will find that Mr. 0'Kelly has no information to give them except what he is able to give to the world through the Herald, and that they have made a great mistake in not releasing him instead of carrying him to Spain. There is one aspect in which this order may be regarded that would refloct credit instead of discredit on the Spanish government We can hardly believe, however, that it is made because a course so far out of the ordinary and certain to bring Mr. O'Kelly so much suffering is tly only one open to Spain by which the life of an innooent man may be spared. Yet, if the Ministry had determined to set Mr. O'Kelly free, it is not certain that it could be done in any othor way. Spain has no very strong hold upon her distant Cuban province. The Spaniards in that island have so long been fighting a republican insurrec tion that the name of a republic must be hateful to them. To disobey a Spanish man date, when it was possible to disobey it, bos long been the practice with the Captains General, overawed as thoy were by the polit ical club of Havana and the volunteers. This was a caso for disobedience, had it been in different terms, partly because the order comes from the republican government, and partly because release would have ended the 0' Kelly case. The Spaniards in Cuba yield up a victim with great reluctance, and because of these things it is barely possible that the removal of our commissioner is to be made for a praiseworthy purpose. Whichever view we may take of the ques tion?from whatever aspect we may regard this singular and unexpected order?it is plain that it would be better for Spain to adopt the manlier and more honorable course of allow ing our correspondent to come home. Any attempt to wring from him secrets about the insurrection must fail. Whatever ill treat ment he receives will dishonor the Spanish Republic. If a military prison opens for him on the other as one opened for him on this side of the Atlantic the world will see that not only Spain is not free, but that she is as base as when she gave chains and ignominy to the man who had discovered for her a new world. Is the Spain whose treatment of O'Kelly is be coming the cause of all civilized nations the Spain whoso cruolties towards Columbus made her abhorred among men ? Etas the decay of centuries taught no chastening lesson? Is even the name of tho Republic to become as terrible as was that of the monarchy ? Softor Figueras has it in his power to answer theso questions by an act not of magnanimity but of justice towards the correspondent of this journal, who has long- suffered outrage at the hands of the Spaniards in Cuba. If he would not have the world believe that the Bourbons were not worse rulers than the republicans he will set Mr. O'Kelly free, and show by his ac tion in this case that he respects the freedom of the press and holds the missions of news paper correspondents inviolable, these things forming one of the new canons which all gov ernments are bound to recognize. The Rescue of the Polnrl*. The necessity of immediately setting about the rescue of those loft on board the Polaris with the best means obtainable includes the very natural point of selecting a competent commander to mako the search. Tho Polaris, when last seen, was heading for a harbor on the south of Northumberland Island, one of tho3e places in very high latitudes which, be yond having a place on the best charts, is known only to very few by the experience of visiting it Dr. Hayes, the leader of the cele brated expedition which reached Capo Union and placod Mount Parry on the map, is one of the few. Ilo is familiar with tho coast line of Smith's Sound, and Northumberland Island will be found on the mops accompanying the story of his arctic voyaging. To him the United States government should look as the leader of the search expedition for the Polaris and the remainder of her crew. The chartering immediately of a vessel like the Tigress, especially built for these icy seas; fitting her out at St Johns, Newfoundland; placing a government crew on board, officered from the navy, and the whole put under the command of Dr. Hayes, would enable the ex pedition to start in a vory short time and with the best chances of success. We urge on the government the adoption of this plan, by which alone the survivors can bo reached be fore the ice barrier is thrown across Baffin Bay. With the materials so invitingly at hand it would be folly to turn aside and com mence the outfit of a government vessel in a score of ways unfit for arctic navigation. The valuable knowledge of Dr. Hayes of how to conduct exploration in tho northern frigid zone should be utilized by entrusting him with the task of rescue, which, under less ex perienced guidance, may lead to a fresh catas trophe, with the logs of additional lives. Pugilism In London. The "noble art" which, thanks to its pro fessors, has so utterly declined in this country that their advertised fights are all fizzles, has still its patrons in the British capital. Recently Napper, the recognized champion of the feather weight?, and Davis, a brother of the glove, met in the old Baptist chapel, Grafton street Soho, to contest for the Marquis of Qnoonsbury's prize and a stake of five hun dred dollars. Several hundred British citizens witnessed the battle, at the cost of five dollars each, and saw a scene which would have dis gusted beasts. Tho combatants were stripped to the waist and duly attended by seconds. Bets wero freely made, Napper being the favorite. After an hour of play the men closed in deadly earnest and fought with terrific violence. Davis threw his opponent re peatedly upon tho hard floor. Backers of both sides rushed into the ring and fought for their friends. Finally, Napper, bleeding pro fusely, appeared to be dead and could not be further rallied by pouring water upon his back and hoacL The reforee awarded the victory to Davis. Oreftv excitcmcnt and dis order reigned throughout tlie neighborhood, where a multitude was assembled, making a riot disgraceful to the worst haunts of vice in any city. London newspapers, which were shocked at the enormities of a chicken dis pute which was narrated in the IIebald a few weeks sinoe, should turn their attention to the purification of Soho, and endeavor, ixk the future, to provent repetitions of these brutal i exhibition*. ~ The Fourteenth Street Potion lug Can. The poisoning of the servants of Mr. Blatch ford in Fourteenth street, and of the family of the garbage gatherer to whom meat was given at tho bouse of Mr. Blatohford, has been in Tested with unnecessary mystery by the mixed up statements that have been made to newspa per reporters, and through the needless sensi tiveness and delicacy of some of the family and the servants. There has been no desire to cover up the facts nor any motive for doing so. There is little doubt that the servants and the poor family to whom meat was given in charity were poisoned by the corncd beef of 'which all partook, and the doctor pays the poison was arsenio. The remains of tho meat have been given to Mr. Neergaard for analysis. This will resolve (he difficulty so far. How the poison got into the meat may not be dis covered, for the venerable old gentleman, Mr. Blatchford, who bought the meat, does not remember where he purchased it Ho is in the habit of going round to different markets, as many of the old and wealthy residents of New*ark do, to purchase meat for the family, and being over seventy years of age, and of feeble memory, and seeing no necessity lor noting specially where he makes all his purchases, he does not recollect at what moat store or butcher's he bought the corncd beef. If the meat wero poisoned, as appears probable, * the poison got into it by some accident So far from there being any de sire to disguise or withhold the facts, the family physician, Dr. P. L. Harris, mentioned them to an old detective who is now connected with one of the District Courts of the city, Mr. Frank Mclntire, and remarked at the time that he, Dr. Harris, might require Mclntire's ser vices. This was oh the very evening of the day Dr. Harris was first called to see the poi soned servants. Dr. Harris mentioned the circumstance also on Thursday to a gentleman connected with this paper, as well as to many others. Besides, ho and persons connected with the Blatchford family went round to nu merous drug stores to find out where the arsenic had been sold, and to whom, though there was little doubt from the first that the poisoning arose from some accident All who partook of the poison are recovering, and, indeed, some have fully recovered. No one ac quainted with the circumstances thinks a crime has been committed. The Philadelphia A-je states that tho de mocracy ara about amending the rules gov erning the party in that city. A prominent amendment might be "No more corruption, no more bribery, no more pickings and steal ings." The same rule might work for both parties, for that matter. PERSONAL INTELLIGENCE. General Alfred Pleasonton la Id rai ls. Munich Is to erect a monument to Raron Lleblg. Prince Leopold has laid the foundation stone of a hospital for incurables at Oxford. General Ducat, of Chicago, Is In Pans, where all the waiters are persistently devoted to lain. Ulsliop Villa, of rarma, Italy, places among the deadly sins the reading of liberal newspapers. Villa-nous! Ex-Congressman Thomas Fitch, the so-called

Senator from the "State of Deseret," is iu Paila, with his family. Ralph Waldo Emerson was during the early part of the month the guest or Mrs. Crawsliay, at Cyfarthla Castle. A lunatic, Impressed with the desire to bury the Princess Beatrice, has several tiii.es lately visited Windsor Castle. The Turkish bandit chief, Omer Oglu Hnsseln, has been killed by faotious members of his band. The name of his successor has not bpen sent in yet for confirmation. M. Dereure, Mayor of the town of Palls^a, France, still believes in fraternity, but untoward circum atanccs have compelled him to decamp with 40,000f. belonging to his poor brethren. M. Edouard Lockroy, Just elected to the French National Assembly, goes from a jail to the Legis lature, he having been imprisoned lor abusive language addressed to the Assembly and published In the RappeI. Cardinal Rilllet, Archbishop of Chambrey, who died on the 30th of April, was the oldest member of the College of Cardinals, ne was born In 1783, and became Cardinal In 1861. His death reduces the membership to forty-fonr. Mr. Klgby Wason, a barrister, wants to have Messrs. Gladstone and Lowe ladlctcd for gross breach of duty in delegating their powers as to the Issue of paper money to the Directors of the Rank of England and neglecting to regulate the currency of that Institution. He is Wason his time. General Schenck found in the respectful allu sion at the banquet of the Royal Art Academy to the United States and its President, "the fact that here (England), as there (United States), you have discovered how much of stuir there is of which to make good Presidents in those who bear the name of Grant." Mr. Coirax has written to a friend in Paris a let ter containing this emphatic and sanguine pas sage "I never received a dollar from Ames on any account whatever, in check, in cash, in stock, or dividends or bonds. I have tall faith that He who knoweth all things will in nis own good time make my entire Innocence of this cruel and wicked charge manifest to even the bitterest of my ene mies." Twenty-two years ago one Fletcher filched from Cox, a London bargeman, his wife. Cox comes into court at this late day, demanding damages of the said Fietcher, who. tendering one shilling in money current of the realm, claims that Is full sat isfaction for the wrong he acknowledges of har boring the said wife. A jnry of his peers coincide in Fletcher's estimate; so it goes upon the record that twelve pence Is the legal valne of that wife. Rut that precedent will not fix the worth of spouses in general, which may be more cr less. J0PSHAL13T10~H0TE, On Snnday last a new weekly paper made Its appearance In this city, addressing ltseif to our citizens of Irish birth and descent. The journal in question Is styled the Sunday Citizen, and gives evidence of a desire to reach a higher standard of excellence as a "newspaper*' than has been at. tained or attempted by New York Journals in the Irish Interest published hitherto, certainly within many years. It contains flity-slx columns of fair type, and reading matter lair enough In its way, on which the publishers abundantly promise to Im prove. It Is to be politically Independent., which, If the proprietors do not "protest too much,'' will be a gain to our Irish citizens seeking such special journals. Thlck-and-thin political partisanship has all provlous eirorts ill Irish Journalism here rather a curse thun a blessing to those who drew political breath from their exhalation* Its special Irish features ate healthy looking, and Its Irlsli ami Other tiews arranged with proofs of skill. Its editors are Michael J. Ileffernan, a talented young journalist, and John A. O'^lahoncy. ... 3 - ?-"a**-??r? ? ' *"S AHNUAL KEOATTA OP THE PHILADELPHIA IA0HT QLPB. PniLADELpnf a, May 19,1878. The annual regatta Of the Philadelphia Yacht Club came off on tire Delaware to-day, Thero were about sixty-two entries of first class boats of fif teen feet and over; second class boats, nnder fif teen feet; and third class, full rigged cabin yachts. On the down stretch Sparks, of the first clans; Ida May, of the second, and Eliza, of the third, took the lead. On ti e home run the wind died out, and some of the crews used paddles and scoops to help along their crafts. For violation of the rules the race was declared a draw as far ns the first and second class boats were concerned, and the bets aectdmi off. The Eliza, oi tlw cabiu boats, won the i Orat prise. STOKES. Th? Comrt of ippckli Will Hear (he Ar gument (tor a lew Trial on the 96th lutant. Albany, May 10, 1873. At (He opening of the Court of Appeals this morning on caw No. 07 being called Lyman Tre nuOn anldBefore that caw la called 1 wish to ?Mte ?motion In the ewe of Kd ward a Blokes, convicted ol a capital offence. This case was af firmed at the General Term. Ono of the Judges, however, allowed a writ ol error, and decided not to re-aentenoe the defendant until the case could be heard tu this Court. I havo m?<le every excr Men to bring It here on the earliest luotneut, and ? V 1 CRn d0 1,0,8 Monday next, Hoth toe District Attorney and I are eujratrod every day from Wednesday during the week In the Tweed cases. 1 have a stipulation with the District At torney, and under It 1 auk that the case may be set down for Monday, the 2fith of May, and placed at the head of the calendar for that day. Motion granted. THE LATE GE2JERAL 0AIBY. Preparations for the Funeral at In dianapolis?Adoption of a Memorial Address. Indianapolis, May 10, 1873. A meeting was held here to-day to take prelimi nary steps towards making preparations for the funeral of General Canby. A committee or citizens was appointed to act In conjunction with the City Council and milltarr In the preparations for the funeral. A memorial address was adopted paving a very touching tribute to the great quali ties, uuobtruslveness and gentlenesi of the de ceased and lamenting his tragic en 1. The time of the funeral cannot be announced until It Is defi nitely ascertained what time the remains will reach here. General .Sherman and other distin guished officers are expected to attend the funeral. WEATH-R REPORT. War Department, ) OFPICB OF TBS CUIBP SIGNAL OFFICER, > Washington, d. U., May 2o?1 A. il. ) Probabilities. For the Middle States, falling barometer, rising temperature, northeasterly and southerly winds, patyly cloudy and Increasingly cloudy weather and rain, clearing tn Virginia by Wednesday; for Canada and New Eng land, northerly winds, warmer and partly cloudy weather; for the lakes and thence to the Ohio Valley and Missouri, northeaslerly winds, cloudy weather and ra'.n, winds veering to north westerly in the afternoon In the Missis sippi Valley with clearing weather; for Tennessee ?nd the Gulf aud South Atlantic States, partly cloudy and clearing weather, with occa sional rain, southeasterly to southwesterly winds aud rising barometer. The Weather In This City Yenerday. The iollowlng record win show the changes in the temperature for the past twenty-four hours In comparison with the correspondin? day ol last year, as Indicated by the tlierraom6tor at Hudnut'a Pharmacy, Herald liuildlug:? 1&72. 1678. 1S72. 1873. 3 A. M i i/9 M 3 P. Al 75 7<i CAM > 9 63 0 l\ M 64 6$ o a. m 53 eo er. it..7.7.7... 35 m 12 M 02 06 12 P. J1 0J 61 Average temperature yesterday 59Ji Average temperature for corresponding date last year 61 & TEXAS AUD PACIFIC RAILWAY. Annual Meeting of Stockholders?The Entire Road To Be Finished In Five Years. The annual meeting of the stockholders of the Texas and Pacific Railway Company was held at 50 Kxchange place, rooms 21 and 22, yesterday. Mr. William S. Mc Manus presided. The annual report of the President and Board of Directors was read and approved. The report is a somewhat lengthy hut Interesting document. It says that the line has been oxtendrd from Longview west to Dallas, from Marshall via Jefferson to a point near Tunarkana, and from that point west to 8her man. The grant of Sfi.WO.OOO of bonds by the Htule of Texas required them tu complete the road from Marshall, west, and Tenarkan.i, to a point near Fort Worth, by January 1,1374. Four nundred miles had al ready been graded. The route west of Kort Worth had been thoroughly developed, hut notyetdeiinitely located, except a portion of the Sail Diego division. A survey was made of ihe countrv between San Di-g.) and the Colo rado Rtvor, and the route entering San Diego lrom the di rection of fan Corgonla River was adopted. Work has been coimncnced at S.'in Diego. A contract had been conoluded with a constructing company, and they saw no rehson why the entire road should nut be finished in five years. The summits to be crossed on this line are about thirty two percent los?than t!iose on the present Pacific roads. No train will be delayed lrom snow or other obstruction. The entire rail transportation will bo loss than eighteen hundred miles. 'Ihe lines approaching the road :rom St. Louis, Cairo and Memphis via Little Rock and Fnlton, are last approaching completion, aud will form connec tion during the FalL Arrangements are being perfected for the completion of the ro.id from Monroe to Shreve port, aud negotiations are also pending that wiil prob ably result favorably to tho construction of the line from Shreveport to New Orleans, via Maton Rouge. An ex tract from the report of tho Chlet Kngineer, General Dodce, was also read, setting forth tho resources of the country and other Interesting facts, and the meeting then adjouined. OAKES AMES' WILL Boston, May, IB, 1873. The wilt or Oakes Ames was admitted to probate pn Saturday. The witnesses are Moses Dillon, N. Q. Ordway and Phlletns Sawyer. The bequests are as follows:?To his wife, Eveline 0. Amos, $100,000, all the household furniture, horses and carriages and the use or his dwelling house during her life; to his daughter, Susan E. French, $2,000 a year during her lire; to etvsh grandson, now or hereafter to be born, $26,000: to each granddaughter, $20,000; to his son, Frank M. Ames, all his interest in the Kinsley Iron and Machine Company, and In the houses, lands and buildings bought or received from the estate of Lyman Kinsley. In Canton; to bis sous Oakes A. and Oliver Ames, all his real estate In Easton, Canton, Braintree and West Brldgewater, with all the machinery, tools and ilxtures pertaining to or that aro In any way connected with the shovel business: ttie income of $ft0,0o0 irom seven per cent railroad bonds to be used lor the support of schools in Dis trict No. 7, in North Easton; all the remainder to be divided among his sons, oakes A., Oliver and Frank M. Ames. Oakes A. and Oliver Ames, his sons, are appointed executors. LOUISIANA Tiki; St. Martinsville Prisoners Ar raigned. Nkw Oki.kans, May 10, 1973. The St. Martinsville prisoners were arraigned before the United States Commissioner to-day. The prisoners were held on the charge or violating the sixth section or the act or 1870, commonly known as the Enforcement act. THE DEAD QYfSY GIftL PoroiiKEEPsn, May 10,1873. The excitement at Cold Spring over the case of the unknown gypsy girl continues, and now there is a desire on the part of all classes to bringher In human companions to justice. The coroner's Jury have rendered the lollowlng verdict in relation to the tratter:? That the unknown gypsy girl came to her death from tbe fleets of her uersop having been out raged by some person or persons to the Jury un known. Immediately upon the rendition of the above verdict Coroner Bullock issued warrants for the arrest of the old man and woman and the three young men, who, with the young girl, composed the gypsy party. It Is thought tney passed out of Putnam county Into Dutcness, and then might have crossed the river Into Orange county. It is not believed hero that they have entered Dutchess county, though they might have done so. Couriers armed with orders of arrest have been sent in every direction, and, unless the band has scattered, it is tnought all will be apprehended in a few days. There U a report that, the girl was kid napped from a respectable family in Hartjord, Con necticut, byt the foundation lor such a statement cannot be traced out. Coroner Bullock, backed by B leading citizens of cold Spring, is doing every igln nis power to solve the rAystery. He also held another Inquest to-dav upon the body or W. L. Sprier, a prominent citizen or Cold Spring, who died from the eilects or poison acvl dentally taken. He had been attended by Dr. Lente while laboring tinder jhj pain 9X lnqamrau tofy rheumatism. Tfi?5 (lootor prescribed a lini ment composed In pin t ol aconite, with which he was to bathe the aillicted parts. He also left him a inscription to be taken inwardly. At half past 61IC 6a Saturday lie took tjie Jii.iaieut inwardly through mistake, and died in three ndow arter in great agony. Tho coroner's Jury rendered a ver dict accordingly. Tne ailair nas shrouded the little village In gloom, as Mr. sprier was greatly es teemed by all. THE NliW ZEALAND MAILS. San Francisco, May 10, 1873. The steamship Nebraska, from New Zealand ?la Honolulu, arrived to-day. The news she brings is unimportant. The crew or the British ship Alsager scuttled and sank her at sea. All hands escaped in boats. Three or her crew were brought tn Irons to Auckland ror trial. Tlio united States steamer California MUtd from Honolulu for ban i'ranvlisw on itay A AMUSEMENTS. B?blutoia'i Flftk Recital. A crowdedjiall, nine-tenths ladies, attentive Mft teners lor three hours and an Inspired pianist In terpreting the noblest works ever written for the noblest of instruments. Buch was the attraction at Bteinway 11 all yesterday. Forty works of Ohopln, comprising the ? minor fentaaia, five preludes, two mazurkas, live waltzes, three polonaises, eight nocturnes, the A flat maior impromptu, beroense, tarantella, scherao, three ballads, nine etudes and the ever welcome marc/w/unMtr?,from the B minor sonata, formed the bill or fere. It was Indeed a royal feast, of which the most accomplished musloal cuialnier might well leel proud. Al with Bohumann, the Imaginative mind 01 Uublnstein Is in fail accord with the poet of the piano. It may appear a strange comment on history that a Russian pianist should be such a falthtul interfeter of the sublimo yearn lngs of a Polish composer, but a time-serving Moore has been the most eloquoBt exponent oi the wrongs of Ireland. Chopin did not aim at the grandiose spirit of the cpio poet; he portrayed his country In familiar colors. Upon each me'odio figure, Niobe-llke in melancholy beauty, are show ered adornments like light drops of pearly dew, and without suspecting it he formed a now school or piano music, to wlitch the exquisite poesy or his nature gave birth, and which will prove impermlmble. The names are but poor ex ponents of even one idea in Ids wo. ks. Ko neath the unpretending title, etude, im promptu, preluue or caprice, lie treasures of rich thoughts, which to > oiten prove dross in unskillful hands. How tli? strains of the "Marche Frlnebie," to use the words of Mszt, "breathe upon the ear like the rhytUtued sighs 01 uugels, tue cry of a nation's anguish mounting to the very throne of God." Then the seit-surtlciercy and haughty importance of the polonaise, in the Illustration oi widely Mie bright e^amp\es of >Veb?r were over, ^adowed by tue traversing grandeur of Chopw. ?ho can listen unmoved to tne martial spirit and massiv? incisures ol A major polonaUef Passion, coquetry, anxiety, 'vanity, inclina tion and a thousand emotions of the mind are portrayed in the mnzurka in deli cate, tender, evanescent shades. The b$Ue ot the Polish ball-room in tills dance appears, hair Odalisqu3, half Walkure and the sensuous beauty of the "Arabian Nights'' is wedded to the Inspired devotion of a Joan ol Arc. ibe studies, at times, recall the "Alantred" of Bvroa in their gloomy measures; again the young Nourmalial of the Vale of Cashmere. Rubinstein's playing In those works was indes cribably beautiful. Tiie slightly velled?yet silvery sonorousness and obedient action oi the grand piano selected for the occasion gave liim free scope for his revelllngn in the demesne oi Polish poesy. Beneath his lingers trickled the melodic teara of the nocturne, sprang forth trumpet like tunes oi the polonaise, thundered the stormy measures ol the A mluor etude, whispered the angelic thoughts of the beroeuse, uanced the sparkling tarantella and wept the monrnlul tlieuie trom the first sonata, lie carcssed tho beautiful and tender idea as he grasped the bold and inspiring thought, and the spirit of the dead composer seemed to hover over the audieu ;e. No such illustration of Chopin has been vouchsafed to a New York audience before. The programme for the recital to day Is In a quasi popular vein, comprising works of Fietd, HeuselJ, T halberd tiiia Liszt. Two fantasias Sfi "Ddlf OlovafinV' by tho two last mentioned composers, and arrangements of well known tliemes by I.iszt form ^uter^sting featuyqs on tiie bill. On Thursday Ktlbihstrin w!a ciose ins historical recitals with forty of bis own works, and on Saturday he leaves for Europe on the steam ship bonau. Thus, betore liis departure from a country which has extended to his genius un stinted admiration, he 1ms given ns a panorama ol music from the days of the "well-tempered clavi chord" dpwi\ |g the r$lgBOf that ultima thule ol mechanism, the modern grand piano. Vast knowledge, an inspired jntud, Titanic puwer and art hncoilquerabie will could alone succeed in ac complishing such a task. Bowery Theatre?O'ltelly's Mission. The Summer Beosoa was inaugurated at this theatre last night with the production ol a drama, founded upon events lately oc curring In the Island of Cuba, en titled "Cuba Libre, or O'Kelly's Mission.*' The story of the play is divided into a prologue and three acts and is from the prolific pen of Mr. Harry J. Seymour. Like most introductory episodes the action of the prologue takes place some years before the lncldenti given in the body of the play. In that part the scene is laid at Iiayamo, and the time 11 18(38. The curtain rose to the strains of lively mu3io and discovered Donna Leonora Olivers (Mrs. W. O.Jones), her attendant, Maria Carera (Miss Polly Booth), and a number of Cuban patriots celebrating the birthday of the heroine, In the midst of tlie revelry the Spanish troops ap poured, after a warning volley of firearms in the wings, and a fierce encounter takes place between the patriots and the regular soldiery. Sev eral Spaniards were* laid hors ae combat, and a single Cuban sacrificed his life on the altax of his country. Over the dead body of their com' rade the Cubans swore eternal vengeance against Spanish authority In the Island, and they carried ll ont in a most praiseworthy manner to the end oi the piece. The first scene of the first act showed the landing of the ship Edgar Smart at the Island of Cuba with stores and implements or war for the patriots. Through the medium of Jose lilbas, a rejected lover or Leonora, the Spanlardi learned of the arrival of the vessel. The? crowded to the shore where the mer chandise was being disembarked bnt, were met by such an overpowering and determined band ol Cubans that their errand was fruitless and the result of the meeting was a magnificent tableau In which the Spaniards were totally discomfited. During tie second scene Mr. James J. O'Kelly (Mr. w. Marden) was Introduced. The announce ment of his approach by a Spanish soldier to Gen eral Morales created the first genuine burst or ap t lause of the evening. Amid the heavy cobwebs ol he lofty dome of the old Drury the echos of the ringing checrs resounded, and it was some miru utes before the actor personating the famous Com missioner could proceed with the business of the play. Popularity is a prerogative of greatness, and no Detter estimate or the value and importance or Mr. O'Kelly's mission could be found than this auciden outburst of admiration. During the inter view with Morales, that occurred in this scene, the quietly impressive and forcible manner or Mr. o'Kelly produced a striking effect upon the audience, and at each mention or the journal he represented the people broke out anew. Finding Morales would give him no assistance, Mr. O'Kelly started npou his Journey to the interior, and In the next scene arrived at the hsadcinnrtuis of Ces pedes. There, among the rocks and trees, While he is conversing with the President of tho Republic, the Spaniards make another de scent and attempt to carry off the beau tliul Leonora. Hut tho blood of tho O'Kellya boiled over at tho Intended outrage and the representative of the race hurled a Spanish officers to the grounu to bite the dust lgnominl ously. While the buiiy is at his feet he takes occa sion to impress upon his memory that he is a man ol very peaceiul nature and is only given to tho res* culngof Innocent and helpless beauty in moments or groat danger. These sentiments brought the house down again and again, and O'Kelly's march through the remainder or the play wns timed by a symphony from thousands or hands. As soon as Mr. O'Kelly turned his back the spy was again at work, and during the greater part oi an act was successful in his efforts to get possea slon of the lady. A friendly python, However, wen* to the rescue at the critical moment and settled Mr. ftlbas' business by enfolding him in its coils and lifting him from terra ftrma Into mid air. This was a startling and highly sensational seefce, supplemented as If waa. by red fire, calcium lights, the distant booming of great guns and the horrified screams of the heroine. The third act represented Mr. O'Kelly In prison and pictured him as still defiant to the people who would punish him for his courage if they dared. In a scene with Morales he exhibited snch knowledge of the strength and position ef the opposite forces as to completely astonish and alarm his perse cntor. From tho pressure brought to bear outside and the effect of Mr. O'Kelly's labors In the Herald his release l?? finally accomplished, and he gets out of prison Just In time to witness the bloody battle near Santiago de Cuba. Alter the affray everything was accommodated In a final scene Mr. O'Kelly was introduced to all the happy peoi le, and the piece closed with an allegorical tableau of the spirit of Washington in troducing Cuba Libre to Columbia. The house was crammed from pit to dome with a most appreciative audience, and the marked features of the p'oy w'er? recoiled with an onthu Miasm rarely to oe seen outside the walls of tho rfowWV Theatre. Mr. W. Marden played the part trfnijfftiu in a unlet, effective manner that 01 VIVC1IJ K,,<1 rirwp nf thn nnmrr.1* oven and able way so rh^acteristic of the lady. Not a point wns lost nor a sii^d? of feeling slighted^ and tue audience, appreciating tlon and execution, rewarded her fully with its praise. Miss Folly liooth, as her attendant, relieved the sadness of the heroine's story J>7 dashing humor and unbent the oppi?9*ecl feelings of tho people by starting tueT^ Into peals of laughter. The comedy part ot the pla/?Joe Winslow?was In the nanda or Mr. Marsden, and it could not have been possibly entrusted to better. Among the other character* thero was an honest determination to make tne most or everything, and tho actors representing thea certainly succeeded. . , . The mounting of the piece was or the moat elab orate and thorough description, and that it wire have a run there can i>e no doubt, for It provea last night a complete sucoesa.

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