Newspaper of The New York Herald, June 1, 1873, Page 5

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated June 1, 1873 Page 5
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AMONG THE ASHES Boston the Day After the Con flagration. The Sad Scene of Desolation by Night and by Day. Thrilling Description of the Terrible Battle with the Flames. THE CITY CALM. Correct List of Lussts, Insurance and Build ings Destroyed. Bof-roN, May 31, 1873. Boston has received another serious lesson. By Mil by she muy be Induced by force of circum stances and the inevitable enlightenment of expe rience to abandon tier semi-medieval characteristics and recognize the lofty strides of the nineteenth century in respect to certain matters, one or the most i.npoit nt or which is architecture. The great Are of yesterday, which only by chance wax miortucd before It hail accomplished the name fear ful extent of ruin as that of last November, will undoubtedly serve to teach a practical phi losophy which the Hub of the Universe ha* heretofore been ignorant of?tlie philoso phy ol common Reuse. A city with such narrow and devious streets might well be a sur prise to the stranger travelling in the New World, although he would uot wonder at them in Seville and other towns that Jtre now lovely remnants of. the old ages In Europe. But Yankee ingcuuity has Mastered the petty details or inventive progress without apparently compassing those greater problems which Involve at once such immense liability of gain or loss. Boston, although built for tlie major part of hard, 'durable brick and stone, has been latterly l'ouud to be one of the cities of this Continent most vulnerable to the terrific an l dreadful assaults of Are. And no wonder. The flames ?nee started leap easily lroul roof to roof and from wall t? wall, and the stupidity alone of the original builders is too late discovered to be the fatality which proves so dangerous to the Interests of the modern community. Tho conflagration of yester day assumed its dreadful dimensions for the reason that the streets were too narrow to afford a barrier to THE W1I.D FURY OP T11E FI.AMES which sprang with sardonlnal splendor Irom build lac to building, as if those structures had been purposely placed in ready juxtaposition, like the lagots In a pile of kindling wood ready for the torch. The tall, solemn looking architecture of the business portions of the city has the outward aspect or extreme solidity and invincibility; but the lact is now sadly known that these faults or construction are such as to render them at times absolutely defenceless against the insatiable appe tite of tire. Only almost superhuman efforts have aow saved the city from a conflagration as vast as that or November, and the luture can only reveal how soon the same terrible peril will again become Imminent. * The excitement over the events of yesterday is now confined almost entirely to those individuals who have been personally injured by the whims or the terrible purpose of the flames. To-day business goes on smoothly in its routine course and the city wears its unruffled and commonplace appearance, except In that / BLACKENED BLOT OF DESOLATION In its southern quarter, where the tire was. The picture is far less startling than that presented by the old burned district, when the clouds, risen from the freshly wrought ruin, first faded away and revealed to view in the ghastly light of the hficcSeding day the broken and melted rem nants of (alien grandeur. Tne smaller extent ?f the property scorched and withered up in this visitation does not, however, cause the impression Of horror at its terrible desolation to be less than awful and painful. The scene is sad and sickening, In its betokening of the dreadful destruction that came almost in a moment upon the mountains of successful endeavor, which has ccst so much of in dustrious thought and hard-earned money. The boundaries of the lire are not of insignificant ex tent. The picture or ruin and waste begins at the corner of Baylston and Washington streets, and ex tends to Avery street and llayward place and from Bumstead court and Haymarket place to Brcmmer place. Within this region, though its outline is somewhat Irregular, the whole story may be con ceived at a glance. Ragged, broken walls stand in bold and sullen relief ainid the thick masses of crumbled debris that, on all sides, cover jhe earth. These stern and ghastly spectres of what grandeur and splendor existed a few hours ago convey a shuddering impression to the heart ol the beholder. The cracked and TREHBLINO REMNANTS OF WALtS are variegated in hue, blackened in places by the smoke or encrusted with a hard covering of gray lava, created by the melting under the infernal heat, of the hardest mineral substances used in architecture. Deep gulfs, with .tugged overhanging edges, half filled with disordered debris, mark the existence of the immense vaults over which stood the great buildings that have been ruthlessly lev clled by the destroying flames. At the corncr of llayward place and Washington street, the site of the magnificent warehouse of Chlckerlng A Sons, manufacturers or pianos, a scene peculiarly pic turesque was presented last night. A single wall, fifty feet in height, long at the base, but tapering sharply but irregularly to a point, atood in solitude amid a field of as complete de struction as ever human eye looked upon. Like a Titan, grand and unmoved in the obliteration of his race, it shadowed the dreary scene around it. On the other side ol Washington street some or the buildings are left with portions of their four wails still standiig, dismantled of roofs, cornices and window frames and their ornamentation blemished by the intense heat. The streets in THE BURNT REGION were last night crowded with great blocks of mar ble and piles of brick, plainly telling of ihe dread ful crash of the great masses that occurred when they fell beneath the swift breath of the remorse less heat. A walk though this region at midnight was thrilling in interest. Few people were abroad besides the custodians of the public safety? the firemen, the militia and the police. Their lines were tightly drawn around the burned district and bayonets gleamed brightly out or the dark shadows of the streets. The sentinels were quickly passed after the presentation of a bit or official paste board. This incident was strongly remindful of similar ones during thA November fire, as tho liurned district was entered tho presence of ruin was peculiarly vivid, because of the strangi con trast between the impression it produce! and that which had previously been felt In the beautiful lustre of stars thai shone silently from the clear heaven. The very Mght which they shed, so pure and rair in Its rnivery brightness, gilded strangely fhe gaunt outlines of the scene. The tops and jagged edges of the distorted mounments or destruction that stood on every haud, reaching deep into the dim ?pace of night, seemed to have been changed oy the invisible necromancy of nature intoanierd and striking beauty. Under some of the dark arches that were still standing glowed THE REI> SMOtJLDIKINO FLAMES, now harmless, and lerr to die amonpr the ashes or their own making. Flickering gleams ?i light were thown against the remaining upright frag ments or ruined walls, and sometimes strange shapes were distinctly shadowed thereon, indulg ing in grotesque and mysterious gesture, un inex plicable and OHOHTLY PANTOMIME, and Increased the awe already inspired in the spectator. Watchmen dotted the whole extent of the ruins, discernible by the brlllant lanterns which they carried in their hands. Here and there tneir dim figures were seen standing mutely among the debris. or seated in groups on the fragments or granite, talking in low tones that could be plainly heard in the general silence or the rest of the scene. In a row places the firemen were still directing stream or water on the living beds or flame, and in the atmosphere of night the spray and vspyr, ntngtod with the thm smofcetti* von ruins and curled slowly toward%he watchml h >ars, shone with the reflected glow altertlateljtrOC! wj SLkf JSS3UKS *b, n??? STSS^TS'iaSef.^? *?" <Km" w" very wonderful in Its contra*1 THK B ATTLK OF THK FLAMES. A general review of the origin, pr.Rre^ nn'l snb intfS of the conflagration can now be lietter taken than at the time of the painful excitement which itcaused. Scarcely half a year has elapsed Bine? the city was visited by a greater devastation by the Ma me dread element. Inflicting on her com merce the loss 01 ?80,0U0,ckhJ. That event was not so ominous In it* beginning as the disaster or Frt dav, and yet it produced greater ruin. The expla nation lien in the fact that the lire lorcc of Boston has now learned the art of lighting the flamea through the teaching ol seterc experience. The festivities in anticipation on Friday had drawn the great ma^s of the people into the streets. They were dressed in their holiday attiro and were rejoicing in holiday thougnts. Tlie patri otic muaic ol the bands, the stir and bustle of pre paration for the parade and the curious and ea?er excitement ?f expectation had just begun wuen the ulc&ittUlt Incidents connected with theni were soddenTy intcrmDted by THK 0MIN00S OLANGOB that rung ever the city well remembered as having once been the warning sound of a lormer drtau11 event. Iu a portion or the-town remote rom t ie general rendezvous or the people sonietliiutr ha occurred that had its BiKniflcance. lt wM not frightful In Itaell, but was not incapablc or produc ing horrors that pen could not fully describe. This something was the breaking ?n1tn0i,*AT,?iTL? minor room of a large bullrtniB id Washington street, near the corner ol Laiayette place. The structure was luil of combustible material, and was put together alter a plan that ren dered It almost defeuceless agniust the tender mercy of the flames. They therefore im proved their opportunity with a fiendish desire or neil-gratifl* atiou. They readily took advantage of all the odds given them by their stupid em my? man. In the varnish room ol Messrs. llaley, Morse A Boydcu's mauulactory. an outwardly "J*}11"?: bie establishment, they first sprung into ltfo aud rapidly grew into huge, terrible mouBters, whose thousand flery arms multiplied each moment and wound sinuously but with implacable malice around each object that met their stealthy and terrible advance. They rose higher and higher; tncy stretched their long, manitoid and uncertain shapes in every direction. They shivered the glass of the windows, and leaped out of them with determined energy, across the chasms of the streets, and gained coins of vantage in other structures. Still they climbed upward toward the rool ol their ilrst prison, and, reaching it, crept swiftly along the tiles and cornices iroin one building to another, and still the alarms rang out with ominous clamor, and none ol the gathering crowd could guess where the army of red fiends would pause. There was evidently some mistake or else some conspiracy or the tates that favored the daring in vasion. Minute alter minnte passed belorc the lire engines had reached the spot, and then tne work that confronted them grown into A UlllANTIC TASK. The hells were first rung at twenty minutes alter eignt o'clock, aad the warning was repeated lour t.mes in rapid succession, summoning the whole .Fire Department of the city to the rescue ol, her commercial wealth and grandeur. The huge sliatts in tne lurulture warenouso of Haley, Morse A Boydon, reaching from cellar to rool, were exactly fltted for the purposes of the eneigetlc flames. Tne strong draughts carried them llgutly where it was most dangerous for them to go and forwarded in calculably their work of destruction. The flames In great masses, in battalions, in regiments, and in pnaianx met and conquered every ob stacle. and for a time. Their power seemed invincible. At nine o'clock there was scarcely a wall from Boylston to Avery street but what "was crumbling under the terrible besieg ing legions that had crossed Washington street and were rapidly enveloping the buildings on that side in their faial embrace. Chickenng's immense piano establishment and the Glooc Theatre were ^hailed at this time, and on the be I try or the Bovlstou Market a firm rooting had been secured in the wood work of the spire, aud they were Hinging cinders through the air like meteors in fearlul splendor. The firemen, however, checked tliem here, and they fell back foiled only to fix them selves in fiercer fury upon other objects of attack. The saddest aud most interesting lucident ol the dreadlul battle now occurred?the destruction ol the Globe Theatre. It was swept away in almost 9 Instant. _ > T1IK H.A1IB8 STRODK ONWARD, and at ten o'clock a scene of complete ruin met the eve on tne west side of Washington street, while the lire was still lurlously striving to make pro gress bevoud Brlmmef place. On Kssex street tho most terrible struggle of all took place. The air was blackened by the thick, blinding masses ol smoke, and human vision, at times, was nearly impossible. A torrent of water, ankle deep, flowed through the street, and showers ol cinders aud soot fell from the hissing walls. The lurid lemons of the lire could have been seen still scaling tile roofs aud running along the wooden cornices. A dreadful roar, the?commlngllng of a thousand noises?from human lips, from the labor Ins engines, from the angry flames, from the Innu merable explosions, no oue knew where, from the rushing water and from the crashing walls?filled the air. This was the moment when the brave firemen began to leel confident, of victory and. had hemmed iu the flames so that they could advauce no further. They were confined to the completion ol tho MT" ? Uon *h?y had begun, and tlus they ac complished like the savage horde or an Attila that can only vent their rage in barbarity toward the wounded and the dead. At eleven o'clock, although the flames were still reaching eagerly toward the eastern side or Brimmer place, they were met un shrinkingly at every point aud successfully driven hack. At the same time the flremeu were making a terrible struggle ror the mastery on the nortn side or Essex street. They seemed to have every thing against tliem. The heat was fearfully in tense, and the blaze from the Globe Theatre would sweep down with almost irresistible rury, anil storm the opposite walls with sparks and mim ing brands. The whole rront of that side or the street was once In flames, but the firemen stood heroically at their posts, aud, after doing battio in the midst of most Intense heat ror over half an hour they wore victorious; but before they had succeeded the old and valuable Boston library was wiped out in a trice. The battle alter this was less strenuous, and the flames were now easily kept within bounds and W6TC SLOWLY Bt'T 8TRF1.Y Sl'BDt'EP. At one o'clock their invasion may be said to have ceased and thev had shrank back into less ftlght lui dimensions, drawing in their multitudinous arms but leaving behind a scene that was not pleasing to behold. So ended the second Boston tire and the second snccesslul attempt or a terrible element to take advantage or, the stupidity of men. COtTBTINO THE LOSS. The official estimates of the aggregate losses verify the original report sent to tne Herald on Friday. The assessed valuation of the real estate destroyed 1b about t&>0,000 and Its real value is placed by good authorities at $800,000. To this ag gregate must be added the value ol the stuck aud other movable property which has been lost and the total will probably reach $1,500.000. THE 1IUKNE0 BUILDINGS. Several of the buildings which were destroyed were among the architectural and popular land marks or the city. There will be some disturbance In the continuity or public consciousness since they are gone. The one which will be the most re gretted Is the Globe Theatre, which was one ot the finest places or amusement in tne coantry. It was founded bv Messrs. Arthur Cheney und Dexter 11. Follet in February, 1887. and on the 28th or the fol lowing October it was first opened. The theatre began to burn a little before nine o'clock ou Friday, although every effort was made to save It bv deluging the outer walls with water. The members ot the company aud Mr. Cheney, the manager, hurriedly commenced removing the wardrobes and other properties that couid be easily carried. The flames, however, caught their hold at the windows opening on the second and third balconies, ahd rushed across a reces* be tween the iront building and the theatre, which was in the rear, scouring an entrance into the Bplendid Interior, which Instantly was one amphi theatre or fire. From the stage the scene was rull or awrul sublimity. The flickering flames were re flected against the magnificent decorations ot the auditorium, and the delicate tracery was soon en veloped in lurid sheets or fire, filling tho placc with a mocking brightness and lighting It for the last time. At length the walls ol the proscenium arch, sooulafter the attaches or the theatre had retreated to the private rooms in the rear or the stage, rell with a dreadful crash, and, by a strange rreak of fate the oatch-drop of the curtain was loosened, and'lt unrolled slowly for the last time, auJ on THK CLOSIBO SCKNB ot this real tragedy. The files and sections or the semes on the stage were thrown by the strange currents of air generated by the heat In all direc tions and icll in a mass or disordered ruin among tuc broken statues, gilded cnalns and tropical piants that had recently ornamented Interesting scenes of eoniedv. Fortunately, however, most, of the valuable furniture, mirrors and all of the ward robes were saved: but the charming scenery with which the "New Magalen" was produced upon the stage was eultrely destroyed. Another Important building, but having con nected with It no such wcaltu of sentiment as nat urally stirronnded the Globe Theatre, was the Im mense and magnificent granite warehouse ?t tne firm of ('hlckenng, the celebrated manufacturers of pianos, it began to burn about ten o'clock, having caught fire in several places from tlie oppo site buildings. For some time the efforts or the firemen checked the progress of Its destruc tion, but THE HEAT finally became too intense, and the stream or water which had kept the ia<;ade cool ror a long time was withdrawn. Ihe fire then made rapid advance, and the attempts to subdue It were unavailing, me walls and floors tell successively, with a deafening crash, and Immediately the whole fallen mass was covered with a mantle of flume that could not be penetrated by a Niagara or water. Only one wall remained erect, and that was on the north side. It broke in two in the middle, and, with an awftil shock, rell to the earth, shaking the adjoining buildings to their founda tions. The Chlckerlng warerooms contained ?Jf> pianos, valued at $U2.M>o. The loss caused by damage to them is aboat |?s.5oo, and that of the building Is estimated at 180,000. The latter was re filled only a year ago. other Important Bl'ILDINOH DESTROYED arc Arlington Hall, the Museum of Anatomy and tne International Hotel. The new Pilot office was only scorchod. The numbes of buildings wholly or partially destroyed ia twontyieven. alno or which were dwelling honae*. The following Is ft complete Hat or them. The Ugures given indicate simply?the ?slue of the buildings destroyed or injured, the ground valuation not being included:? WASHINGTON 8TKKKT?WBST AIDE. 380-396? Seth Turner and W. C. Murdoch, trustees, owners $25,000 397-40i-john Koesale 20,000 403-109?James Parker (Vmal A Proby, J. W. Brackett and Q. Foster White) 90,000 411?Massachusetts Baptist Convention (Haley. Morse A Co., and Freeman's National Hank) 40,000 413-417?Gardner Brewer (International Hotel) 30,000 419-421?Francis B. Hayes (Thompson k Riley) 30,000 425-4*27?John I. Brown (F. M. Wetherbee, 0. R. Milton) 25,000 429-431?Mary Boyiston's heirs (Boylston Bank) 20,000 WASIIINUTON HTRKKT?EAST SIDE. 354?James Paul (Chlckering A Sons) 80,000 380?N. J. Biudlee, trustees (T. C. Paaolt, Patrick Dcnnhoe) 8,000 3C4?Ammi 0. Baldwin (Globe Theatre, Ar thur Cncney,lessee; Sampson, Daven port, A Cb.; Bowman, Juage A Co.; William rl. Slocomb, John Karle, Wil liam O. At wood. Headquarters Post 110, Grand Army of the Republic, Bry ant A Stratton's Business College and offices) 00,000 368?Amtni C. Baldwin (BarnabecA Winch) 65,ooo 370-374?H. II. lluuncwell (Arlington Hall). 25,000 ESSEX HTKEKT?NOKTlt KIOK. 18-18?Peleg W. Chandler (Uawley, Folsom aud Martin) 8,000 22-24? Peleg W. < handler (II. S. Rowe A Co.) 8,000 26-28?Sarah A. Brown (John 1. Brawn).... 15,000 32-34--A. C. Baldwin (Chauncy Hall .school, Gcorue K. Turner) 26,000 36-38?A. P. Morse (Pitcher's restaurant)... 40-42 ? (Leland, Wlieelock A Coj.. 15,000 KAYKTTE COURT, FllOM UK) WASHINGTON 8TKKKT? WR3T SIDK. 6?John Roessle (dwelling) 4,000 7?5?John Roessle (dwelling) 4,000 3?John Roessle (dwelling) 8,000 IlAVWAHU l'LACK?>'KOU WASHINGTON STHKBT, EAST SIDE. 11?Sarah T. Gridley (dwelling) 5,000 KtlllSTKAD COUKT?0'"'K BOYI.STON KTKKET. 6?Alvtu Dexter's heirs (George F. Bonney A Co., stable) 20,ow 8?Charles Marsh (dwelling) 5,u00 4 -Michael llaydeu (dwelling) 2,000 llAYMAKKET l'LACK?OFK AVKUY, Iil'NNINO IN KKAK OK WASIIINUTON STKKKT. 4? Seth Turner and W. C. Murdoch, ti unices (dwelliug) 2,000 6?James Parker (dwelling) !c,000 8?Abity F. Dodge (dwelling)...., 2,000 13?Massachusetts liaiilist Coiiveniion (dwelling) 2,ooo Total $042,000 INtfltli.VNCK INDEMNITY. The insurance companies who lost by the Are yesterday are the loilowing:?Oriental, of Hartford, $10,000; llamburir. ol Bremen, $28,000; German American, ol New York, $10,000; Manhattan, of New Vork, $15,000; Guardian, if New York, $14,ooo; Amazon, of Clucinnali, $10,000; Mer chants', ol New York, $0,500; Btcwers and Manners, $15,0uo; Royal, ol l.ondon, $fc0,<;00; (Queen's, ol London, $25,000; Nortli British, $9,500; Loudon Insurance, $10,000; Ktna, of Hartford, $ou,ou); Cotuinerce, oi Albany. $2,5oo. The ACtua had $o,0oo on Mr. Turner's property, on Essex street, on which there was also $1,000 in the Fire men's Fund. J. Roessle had an insurance of $12,500 in the Lancashire, of i<ivcrpuol. Mullen, Ide A Co. had $ft,ooo in the American Central, ol 8t. Louis; $2,500 In the Williamsburg City, L. L, and $5,000 in tne Fire Association of Philadelphia. J. W. Brack et!, dealer in pianos, was insured lor $7,500 In the offices represented-by Goodman A Co. Eliot Insurance Company, of Boston $4,000 American Central insurance Company, of St. Louis 11,000 North British and Meicantile Insurance Company 9,roo Fireman's Fund, of San Francisco lo.ooti Commerce Insurance Company, oi Albany... 2,000 Joseph Benan, ol 413 Washington street, had $12,000 insurance, equally divided among the Home, Gcrmanla and Hanover, of New York, ana the Quincy and Mutual offices. Ilawley, FolBoin A Martin were insured for $5,ooo in the Union and Mutual, ot Philadelphia, and $5,oo0 in the Continental. TIIK IIAIITKOKD COMPANIES lose as follows:? Aitna $ri0,0f)0 Connecticut $11,000 Hartford 15,000 Oricnial Phneuix 14,(too Natioual 8,000 The losses ol some of the NBW YORK COM 1'ANIKS are stated as follow*:? Republic ^r-.sco Clinton $2,000 Exchange 5.000 ..Etna 12,000 Hotrman 7,500 PlHenix 12,000 Niagara 9,000 Kills, lloilis A co. estimate the losses of the com panies represented by thorn at al>out $100,000. The Imperial, of London, had $14,000. An investigation ol Mr. Chickering's Insurance gives $97,000 in all. The continental, of New York, had $5,000 for Kawley A Folsom; $l,:>oo for Robert Newman; $3.o<si for Emerson; $6,000 lor 11. F. Miller, and |6,fioo to another firm. The North American, of New York, among other losses, had a policy of $25,000 on the Brown prop erty in Essex street. F. S. pneips' office loses the following amounts:? Brewers', ol Milwaukee $U,50o Citizens', of Newark 10,000 Roger Williams, or Providence, R. I 7,500 New York and Yonkers 2,500 The Black River Insurance Company, of Water town, has a small kiss on one policy only in Boston. LARGE FIBE IN H0B0XEN. The Morris and Emcx Depot Knrnrd Down?The Telegraph, jVew.jmper und F.ipic^i Office* an<l Four Frelqht Curs C.'on lamed-Sarrow Ettapc of the Kerrjr lioir .es and Adjoining IJocks. At Ave o'clock yesterday morning officers Ham in ond and Slattery discovered flames issuing from tlio roof or the Morris and Essex depot. The structure was a wooden shell, 600 rcct long by forty in width, built on piles and projecting into the waters of the HmUon adjoining the ferryhouse. It was erected three years ago by the Dela ware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Com pany, alter tlicy had leased the property of the Morris and Essex Company. The first surges of the smoke were observed by the captain of one of the ferryboats, and by the time the boat touched llobokcn the lew spires or smoke had given way to an unbroken and unconquerable sheet of flame. The alarm bells were sounded, and several police officers were soon at hand endeavoring to save books and .papers. This attempt they were speedily compelled to relinquish. A brisk east wind was blowing, and hnrled sparks, tlanie and faggots in showers along the roof. The entire Fire Department turned out; a lew streams were poured upon THE Bt RNt.Ml WAU.S, but without effect. 'Hie. names spe I now towards the lerrylKiuse, and it became evident that 1 Here was tho only place 111 which effective work could be done. Chief Engineer Cnrran sent to Jersey city for aid, hnt assistance from that quarter came to<< lute. Two ferryboats and two ?teaming* har ried to the scene and cast incessant stream* ? against the rerrjihoiise walls and on the roor. In the meantime, two locomotives entered the burn ing depot and dragged away several passenger ears Intact to a place ot safety. South ol the edifice were numerous freight cars?some laden with previous merchandise and others empty? wlucti. owing to ihe vigor or the employes, were likewise removed Irom danger. Four ears, however, had l?een enveloped by the fire and were not saved. The firemen of Hoboken worked with their accus tomed energy, and to their efforts may be attrib uted the safety of the ferryhonses and TIIE ADJOIN I NO DOCKS, In their desperate struggle with the flames their new steamer proved 01 incalculable advantage. Despite the labors ol the firemen, in ie?s than half an hour the whole building was at the mercy of the flames, and tier after tier in the roof gave way, and, tailing to the floor, made a vast ridge or lire. The rails and iron implements were bent like bits or wire, the floor lfseir burned awar, and then the plies underneath became ignited, alio were charred to the water's edge. The telegraph office, the . Westcett Express office and a newspaper office, which formed part of the struc ture, were destroyed. Had the wind been soul beast nothing ronld have saved the Ier?-yhouse and steamship docks. There is a widespread leellng against tlie system ol erecting such tinder-nox concerns In the neighborhood 01 a populous city. Nof long ago the agent ol the in surance company objected to the use of stoves In

the depot, while engineers were allowed to "fire up- locomotives therein. The etist of the wooden shell was $20,000; (he piles, flooring and other materials consumed involve 9 loss of $40,000, making a total loss ol $00,000, fully covered by in surance, and which will be shared by twenty dif ferent Insurance ^companies. Passengers lanu at Hudson sire??, and the trains run as usual. Some delay was occasioned at the lerry, but traffic now goes 011 as usual. The sare of Hie West cott. Express Company fell into the water and will be recovered. The foreman or one or the engine companies, while on the roof, was slightly Injured, aud several workmen tell fbronirh the burned tim bers into the wafer, but were rescued. There are a dozen stories as to the origin of the fire. The company blames the newspaper office men, aud these latter deny that they need a fire. In spite of all the statements, the probability Is lhat, the loco motives. which are allowed to remain In the build ing, threw ont sparks which gave rise to the confla gration. It is very unlikely that the tire originated In any other way, nnless it was the work or an in cendiary. A REMORSEFUL MURDERER COMMITS SUI CIDE. Loitisvii.i.k, May 31,1873. Ben Scobee, who killed Ben Parisn at Bowling Green, Ky., some weeks ago. committed sniclde in that place last night, lie win driven to the deed by remorse. YACHTING. The Brooklyn Yacht Club Regatta. THE PROGRAMME OF THE DAY. List of Prixea, Course and Sailing Regulations. The annual regatta of the Brooklyn Yacht Club baa been set ilown Tor Thursday, June lii, exactly one week later man that selected by the New York Yacht Club. The Atlant'tc Yacht Club Mill their regatta on June 10, ami several of the smaller clubs will hold their opening festivals during the present month. Sunny June appears to be a favor ite uionth among yachtsmen, and during its course the annual regattas of the principal clubs are gen eraily sailed. Sultry July aud AugiiBt arc gener ally given up to cruising and gliding through the souml. The yachtsmen, stretched on the deck Be neath the grateful thade of a canvas awning, can thoroughly aopreciate the fascinations of the sea. September cornea and ushers in the scene at Newport, with thirty or forty hand some schooucrs anchored in the harbor, each in perfect order and accoutred for the fray. Yacht racing really commences every season at Newport, as over either of the courses irom Bremen's Beef to Block Island or the Sow and Pigs < there is generally sufficient wind to fairly test the speed of the yacht on every point of sailing. Oc tober is one ot the finest yachting months of the year, and witnesses nearly all our finest match races. During that month there is generally plenty of wind outside Handy Hook light and enough of a sea to make Hat-bottom centre-board ers feel they would be better up the Hudson. Awniugs may be dispensed with, and it rough pilot lacket will be lound of more service than the tiau nel or cassiuiere jacket of the dog days, yet that is the seasuu that the true yachtsman really en joys. The members of t/ie Brooklvn Yacht Club are making grcut preparations lor the celebration ol their bixteentli annual regatta, and on Thursday, June l'l, tin lr programme will probably attract one of the largest ilects or yachts ever before seen in New York Bay, as they offer prizes which are open to competition between all yachts belonging to a duly organized yacht club. There will prob ably be about seventy-live yachts competing for the different prizes offered by the Brooklyn Club, and the regatta committee have so arranged mat ters on this occasion that it will be impossible lor any yacht to win more than two prizes. On for mer occasions one yacht has been able to carry off as many as threp prizes. The officers ol the Brooklyn Club this year are Commodore, Jacob Voorhls, Jr.; Vice Commodore, John B. Dickerson; Bear Commodore, Bobert Dil lon; President, P. W. Ostrauder; Secretary, Wil liam T. Lee, Treasurer, Chauncey M. Kelt; Assist ant Secretary, O. Clement Wood; Measurer, jonn M. Sawyer; Fl?fct Surgeon, Samuel Hall, M. D., and Judge Advocate, Henry A. Mott. The Begatta Committee are Messrs. il. Baragwauatli, J. Varnum Mott, M. D.; John M. Sawyer, James S. Dean and M. T. Davidson. The fc>llowiii(if*rogramme has been issued by the Regatta Commit tec PROORAUMK. The Club, as usual, Invites a free entry or all vnchtB belonging to any duly organized .vaeht club in the United States; and to all sucli yachts that may enter the Club offers tor competition tlie tol lowing prizes, on time aliiwancc Fii'H?The l'lag Officer! Prize to be awarded to the first yacht of each class belonging to the Brooklyn Yacht Club, regardless or time allow ft1v?'ond?A prize to be awarded to the first yacht or each class belonging to the Brooklyn Yacht Club, on time allowance. Third?\ prlae to be awarded to the second y?cht or each class, 011 time allowance, belonging to any organized yacht club. it is understood that the yachts or the Brooklyn Ya -htaub have the privilege of contending lor all ot the above prizes. Entrti-fi. acht owners are requested to semi in their co ir? as soon as possible, so as to enable a correct e'asstllcatlou, and blank certificates of curry ''an 1 be procured on application to tne Secretary, Wil liam T. Lee, 114 Wall street. Course. The course ror schooners and first cla^s sloops to be from anchorage to stakeboat at soutuwest ?*pit. passing it Irom westward to southward, thence to lightship, rounding It !rom the northward to east ward, and return to nome stakeboat, which will be off Bay Rid go dock. ... For second class aloopt, from anchorage to stake boat. at Soutnwest Spit, passing it rroui the west ward to southward, thence around stakeboat at. ou'er bar buoy In (Sedney's Channel, rounding same from southward to eastward, thence to home stakeboat. ... ? For third-r'.ass sloops (open bonis) irom anchor age to stakeboat at Southwest Spit, rounding same from westward to southward, tmuce to home stakeboat. Time of Rare. If any yacht In any class makes the race In eight hours it will be considered a race lor every c:as?. TTtntrirtioiis. All vacht* to pass outside of Fort Lafayette and to eastward ol West Bank buoys Xos. 11. la and 16, and on returning to westward <tf Dumb Beacon. All yachts on returning 10 pa*a to east ward or home stakeboat. Canvas. All yachts may carry any fore and art sails and all head sails to be set oa stays, except open boats. Flays ami Humbert. Each yacht must carrv the signal or the club to which she maj belong at the pea . of tnaiiisiili and also to have the numoers pieced upon the cuntre or mainsail on each side, winch may be obtained or the measurer, J. M. Sawyer, 114 Will street. | Time. The allowance or time for schooners and first class sloops win be based upon the length and breadth or yacht ou water line. The allowance of time lor second aud third class sloops, (open boats) will be based upon length only, une-half 0/over hang included iu measurement. Ort ir. Cabin yachts to carry one man to each five fret or her length on deck. Position. Scltooncrs to anchor 111 line abreast of ca.'h othfer, 2U0 feet, apart, <df Bay Bridge, New \ ork Bay, east to west, jibs down. Sloops, lirst class, in line, M>o yards to the north ward or the schooners, In like order. Sloops, second class, Whj yards to the northward or the first class sloops, In like order. Sloops, tlilnl class, boo yards to 1 he northward of the second class sloops, in like order. All yachts to be anchored in line before 10 A. M. on the day ot the regatta. All yacht? to weigh anchor. Start. First Gun. ?To prepare to start. geoorui nun. ? For schooners and first clas* sloops to start. Thirtl Quit.?For second class sloops to start. > Fourth //mm.-?For tnird class sioops (open boats) to start. dun to be fired from the judges' steamer, Wil liam Fletcher. SaiUnq Regulation*. Any cabin yacht shifting any dead ballast during a regatta or race ot the club shall forfeit all claim to a prize. Nothing but the hand lead and line rua.? lie used In sounding. A yacht touching any iioat, buoy ??r i?r used to mar* out the course shall lorielt oil elai* ? the prize, except as specified in a further 1 /nlaruui. Anchoring will oe allowed flaring a < 'ce. but no means allowed to propel a yacht ex/ept null-. A competent peison shall be pU ? i by tne re gatta committed on hoard of each m k' '>at to make Observations; and. In the < ven* ol uny in formation being required, he may be xatulned by the judges lor thai purpose. Any violation of these regulations -hail be re ported to the Judges immediately alter the regatta, and,If required by the judges. redue< d to writing. The judges, it In their discretion the charges shall not be Irlvolous, shall appoint an early day lor hearing tlietn, und, upon such hearing, may ex amine such witnesses as s-hall tie produced before them, (inly one person irom each yacht atlected by the decision shall appear before tliem. No yacht may be sailed m ?Ui regatta or racc except a member or the club shall bfl on board. Yachts on the port tack must invariably give way to those on the slarboard tack, and in all cases where a doubt of the possibility ol the yacht on the port lack weathering the one on the star board tack shall exist, the yacht on the port tack shall give wa..* ir the other yacht keep her course and run InH> Her, the owner or the yacht on the port tack shall be compelled to pav ail damages, and. It lu a regatta or race, forlelt all claim to t<io prize. Any yacht bearing away oj^lterlng her course to leeward and thereby comnedmg another yacht to l>ear away to avoid collision, shall forfeit all claim to the prize, except when two yachts are ap proaching a windward shore, buoy or stake-boat to gether, with a tree wind, and so close to each other that the weathermost cannot bear away clear of the leewardmost, ami ly stand ing on further would lie in ilangar ol running ashore, or tduchnig said buoy or stakeboat, sncli leewardmost yacht, on being requested to mar awar.??immediately to comply aud will lorleit all claim to the prise by not so doing. The weather, most yacht must, however, in this rase bear away at the same time anitte one she bail*, U nut can do to without coming in contact. When two yachts by the wind are approaching shore, a buoy or atakeboat together, and ho close that the leewardmost cannot tack clear ol the wiiKlwarduiost, aiid by itatuling on further would be in danger of running ashore or torching such imoy or stakehoat, such" weatheraost yacht on being requested to put about is Immediately to comply, and will lorfelt all claim to the prize by not so doing. The leewardmost yacht must, in tnia ease, however, tack at the name moment as the oue she hails, if Mhe cau tlo ao williout coming in contact, . When rounding a mark, boat or buoy the yacht nearer thereto shall be considered the headmost boat; and should any other yacht that Is in tho re gatta or race compel a yacht nearer any mark, boat or buoy to touch the said mat k, boat or buoy, the yacht so compelling her shall lorreit all claim to the prize, and her owner shall pay lor all damage that may occur thereby. The yacht no compelled to touch a mark, boat or buoy shall not suffer any penalty therelor. Yachts goma free must invariably five way to those by the wind on either tack. During a regatta or race, unuer the auspices of the club, all yachts not entered must invariably give way to those sailing In such regatta or race, without regard to the previous iu!?s. Disobedience to this rule may be prosecuted under article II, suction r>. of constitution. All violations of these rules shall he reported to the club, and may be punished by the club in its discretion. _ MINIATURE YACHTING. .? - ? ? The Opening lU-gutta of l3ro?peet Park Yacht Cinh-l'hc M lioonir Yacht Brooklyn the Winner. The opening regatta of the Prospect Park Model Yacht Club was sailed yesterday afternoon ou the lake in ProBpect I'ark, and attracted nulte a large attendance irom the admirers of aquatic sports. The Judges were Captain I'eto and Mr. Mocom, and Captain Collin ofllciated an starter. The course was about two huudred yards, dead to winw;.rd, and tho yachts had to linish between two flags, in order to be timed. There was quite a lively breeze?in fact, a little too much tor many of the yachts, as they had too much canvass spread. Tho Brooklyn was wisely started under jib and mainsail, and she conse quently made considerably better weather an:l won in handsome style. The Dawn won ;ne first prize in tho second class schooners, and the Duninorc carried oil' the sloop prizes. The prizes were as follows for schooners:?First Class?First prize, a silver cup; second prize, a silver napkin rim*; third prize, sliver ash tray, with gold aiMihor welted on it. f irst prize fur second class schooners, silver sucar spoon: second pitze, silver napliin ting. l-lrst prize for sloops, u stiver matchbox The second prize, a pair ol gold sleevo 'buttons, was not awarded. FIRST t'l.AS* m HOONI'.R*. btMjdi. Sifirl. Arfirul Han,,. (hnitr. ? hither. II. /It. S. II. H. S. Reindeer. 1>. K Oonklln 57 :i ? W .1 .TO Uji Heirless S. Hlierinali 81? ;} 42 ?? ? * Carilimre . ...I. Fleming W'i J J? \ Klvunor Brail lord i>3 i 4.J no 3 !VK IM Ha idee T K A. Avlla 61W H ? 10 Not timed Marion t. Y. culyer M ?> <3 - * " J Brooklyn ...M. Moran #0 ?} ?>}? -1 , Kittv Baker.O. I). linker 60 4.1 40 NottlmoU Clara V. N...J. Fisher 'J/ *'* ,r* Notihne l Annie A C. N. Fitch 67 > 3 -H 00 Not timed SKCOND CLASS PCHOO.M IIS TwiHsrht. ...w. Hmith 4'.; 4 1 .1*1 4 IS 110 Ixiuisa "? Knowles 411 jVI.I?i..ra?n. Julia W. <1. Hood 47 Withdrawn. Daw ii W.J. Fleming . .43 * 4 .1 10 4 41 00 giAJor.". No name. ...C. N. Pitch ... . S!? 4 ss SO Not bnusd ,To?ie H. B. Chillis.. ,.S(1 Withdrawn. Julia ,1). F. Conklin -Xt 4 .->< i*i .Nntthiird Dunworc. ...J. Flemlnp .... 3D 4 wi in f? l(> to A match race will be sailed next Monday at noon, or oowanus Kay, between the school.' is Alattie, Mary Elizabeth and Carthage. ATALATJTXAN ANABASIS. The need of commerce is the motive and towards Harlem is the way. Tho latest, to take a place In the rowing club settlement, at the upper end of the Island Is the Atulania Club, which for a number of years has had a situation lor its club house at the loot ol Christopher street. This site the Dock Commissioners have thought should bo put to a more important use, and tho Atalanta members suddenly discovered, a short time ago, that the North River wjs usually rough, and therefore unsuited to shell boat practice; hence they built a tine lions'; on the Harlem River, which is rarely boisterous, for the reception ol tueir very light boais, anil for the accommodation of tuo?o among tUem who speed such ?rait. The house is somewhat small, but. a very handsome structure, and, nnlik? the buildings of the other cluos. is placed, no', on a simple float, out on a boat, scow-shaped. I!y tills the edifice can be readily transport U at the pleasure ol its owners. The old house at Christo pher street the Atalautlunsdesign to keep tor tJieir heavier boats, such as ?tne duffers." to ioaUug parlance, propel. Hut tlila pian tiic Dock ( cuiuufi aloners may snoll at short order, ii th? v conceive that the needs or commerce urgently demand the place occupied bv the house. Ycsterdav was the day which tho Atalaiitn. t.lub chose to possess its-ll of its new house and proclaim its addition to the rowers gal.ixy. Yes galaxy Is a proper word just .here, for il no oarsmanon thcHarlem likens himweif to a star iM Min Ing effulgent from above ordinary creutun-.s, yet lie believes himself superior to tim-?- creaturcs. and. in his boat, certain to startle thein t.y his t pc>d and endurance. But. ail that is vanity, with which naught is now to be done. Yesterday, tlieu. tue Atalanrlans and a number of their ineuds went on board the steamer P. C. s imlf., at the loot oi Cln i" topher street, and going thence to 1 niton ferry other irienus joined tlieui. Tne ischultz passed u|> the East ami llarlein nvcrs, while a naiid on board sounded strains oftrlumpri. As the steamer pass-id the boat houses their occiii?ni*a vented enthusias tic shouts, halllm? the patrons of tue sturdy crew that ventured against the Britons unit had?de feat. nut that fair overthrowal did not weigh mi tne minds of the weicomers of the Atalanta Club. A selfish anticipation prompted eacii cre.w lo hail the addition to their number of a crew whose ac cession would increase rivalry among them all. and whose de:eat would assure tne proficiency at the oar wluch every crew think the.v have reached. The Atalanta members and their friends disembarked at the n"w house, and s-t aliout en joying themselves with welcoming uieintiers of the Atiiletic, liauntlesrf, liramercy, Ilarlem, Xas-au and Nautilus Cluos. All tho elements ol enioyuient were present, and the party used them lienrtilj. While tne e< lebralion continued boarlug was the sole topic of conversation, and rroui mis talk and that had on several previous occasions :i e.halleuge resulted. The Naniilu- Club declared its wllliie.'. ness to pit. Mr. David Roche against Mr. K's-n 1,o sie, the light weight champion of the Atalaitfa Cub. A match wa . arranged, and a twivmile race between thr e jtenlleme.n will oe. i.r on the nth of June. The course will l e on the llarU ui IMv- >?. and the prize, whose sIiujm has not been decided upon, shall be worth Jioo. THE T0KNAD0 IN KANiAS. Seven Persons KIJlr?l?Trn Prrnonn More or I>es? Injured?Houses Swept from Their Fannilstioni, liAWRBM E, May 28, Information has Just been received here of a terrible hurricane which passe l through a portion of Neosho county, in this Mate, 'ast. Thursday afternoon. In Lincoln townslAp some twenty-four houses weto completely destroyed. With but one exception these houses were occupied when the furious winds struck them, and a? they crumbled down the failing and flying tlmoers ami logs crushed the unfortunate inmates. .seven persons were killed?two men and live children. In two Instances babes were fairly torn trom the grasp of their mothers and dashed to the ground many yards away. Among the sufferers were J. H. Hr.mi auld, mas ter ol the Kansas Btate (.range and the secretary of lhe same, and Mr. Hpurgeon. I lie lanm's house wa i lifted from Its inundation uml bl- wa to atoms. His father was one of the p< rsons killed. Mr. l)umbi*ild's house was blown t ? pieces and one of his children killed. Besides the killed ten persons were more or less Injured. Horses, cattle and lings also perished. It is impossible to ascertain at this tinu- the ex tent of the damage done. The r. cent severe rain-i t have impeded railroad travel and cut offtcii graphic ] communication. 0NE~WIFE TOO I4ANT. A young tier man. uann >i Knust luhtmann, aped twenty-two and ?? street sprinkler by occupation, was yesterday brought beloic JmlgC McQnade, at the Harlem Police Court, to answer a charge of bigamy. The complainants wore the two alleged victims of the perfidious youth. Ills legal wire, whose maiden name wax Mary Meyers, exhibited a marriage certificate, bv which It appeared she was united in wedlock to tho accused on September :?). 1870, by the Rev. lir. Lucas. Though this lad.v has but one arm she has borne two children. The other c?miiiaiiiant was a younu woman named Mary Ann Mt I'at tlland. with whom Kuhruianti has been living In ll?tu street for the past few mouilis. He was committed fur trial In detault of $l,ft0o bail. Thougu admitting the truth of the charge, he claims that his last cliariner went Into the copart nevship with her eves onen. Tills stie denies. RIOT IN ROME. A Tumultuous Demonstration to Demand Entire Suppression of the Religious Corporations. "ABBASSO IL MINISTERO!" Priests Assaulted by the Mob and in Danger of Being Drowned in the Trevi Fountain. ORDER RESTORED BY MILITARY FORCE. Several Persons Wounded and Many Arrests-Animated Discussion in the Italian Parliament. Home, May 12, 1873,. I s nd tne details of tho demonstration in favor of the suppression of religious corporations, wlucli 1 aunouucod yesterday by telegram. It originated in a democratic meeting, convoked for the purpose of obtaining thut measure purely and simply, as la the rest of Haly. Tho meeting was to have taken place yesterday at the Correa Amphitheatre, whlcb is constructed on the rtiiusof the Mausoleum ol Augustus. The loiiowing invitation was. drawn up by the organising committee, hut the (^uestor, on the au thority of the Pi iino -Minister, prohibited its put?U> eat ion Romans?It is now three years since onr pro vince been me an Italian province, li niltils the unties belonging i,o its political transformation without enjoying the advantages. This Is not Just, l he reli.flous corporations, uiediasval remains, Hindrances to the progress of civil society, sup pressed in nil Italy ny i lie laws of August, 1806, and July, 1807, prosper ami nourish among us, with how much material and moral damage it is superfluous to say. As if Home had not equal rights with her sister cities, the Governor proposes an exceptional law, which, under the specious title of suppression. Is only a legal recognition of rea. tlonary associa tions. These, besides (lie scandal or well-led Idleness In the presence of tho social classes which labor and suffer, are as continual menace to the quiet of Italy and Kuropo. Romans! We ex pect you at the popular mooting in the Mausoleum of Augustus, this day, Sunday, lltli Inst., at. three 0 cloci; P. M. \\ the sense and calmness of civil Ized people you will decide if it is just that the pldHK' Hf of the 2d or October. 1S7?, Ir to result In rendering our Home a moral lazzaretto?the sink At the hour appointed for the meeting the entry of the amphitheatre was occupied by police, gend armes and a police delegate, who requested the people collected there to disperse. They did so, i>ut only to congregate in larger numbers on the | Piazza ili San Lorenzo, in Lucina, whence they proceeded up the Corso, with Hags and shouts ol. "AhbavHo If corporazlonl religiose, vivo la It-age, del 180G I" "Abbaem il MLnisU'ro /" Ac. Itoruil HANDLING OK CLERICAL CLOTH. Near the Calu Hagnoll the procession was stopped by an oillcero! gendarmes, but allowed to proceed as far as the Via dell Umilta, wncre tho asceut to the (julrina) was barred by a posse of police and gendarmes, on the Piazza di Trevi an unlucky prelate, Monslgnor Pila, whose brother was Min ister ol' the Interior under the Pontitlcal govern ment, got surrounded by the demonstrationists as he was passing in a close carriage with a monk of St. Anastaslo and Vincenzo, aud two other eccle siastics. The mob discovered the sacerdotal garb or the occupauts of the vehicle, and would have overthrown carriage aud all into the ample basin 01 the Trevi fountain if an opportune rescue had ~ not appeared in the form of a patrol of gendarmes. The poor priests had a terrible irlght and were glad to take refuge in a house on the Piazza Poll. At the foot or tho Qulrlnal hill, as 1 have said, the progress or the proccssion was PREVENTED BY AN ARMED FORCE. Their orders were only to use their arms in csbo oi great provocation, upd they endeavored to per suade the demoustratlonists to desist from their avowed purpose oi proceeding to tho Itoyal Paluce. It was all useless. Tho citizen Panlco harangued his companions, informing them that the King could see and hear them. I1DT WOliH WITH SWORD AND FIREARMS. A police delegate ordered the arrest of Panlco. A scu(He followed. The gendarmes drew their swords, on which a man named Kugcnio Fogosl, of Ancona, threw down one of the gendarmes and was trying to disarm him, when he was attacked by the other gendarmes and wounded In the arm ami loins. Some revolvers were fired, but probably onlflu the air, to Intimidate the crowd, lor there are no persons wounded with bullets on the list of damaged demonstrationist*. A gendarme was also slightly wonuded, and doubtless a good number of people got squeezed and crushed in tho general stampede which followed. Twenty-three ol the j mo-i active rioters were arrested on the spot. | 'I hey are mostly of the lower orders. RIOTS IN VARIOUS FARTERS. After the dispersion of the mob, on the ascent to the (juirinul, which was about half-past live o'clock P. M., some other disorders took place in different paris of the city. The eloquent Deputy of the Hlght, Slgnor Mlnghettl, whose speech I reported in a preceding letter as having a somewnat cleri cal tendency, was recognized, mobbed and beaten on the Piazza dl Venczla, wliere he was walking peaceably with his honorable colleagne, General Cevrotti. The venerable Duke of Lcrinoneta, Dep uty lor Home, who Is blind, but or ultra liberal prin ciple. was recognized by a^and or demonstra tionists on the Corso aud escorted with great honor to Ins palace, where he addressed a few op portune words to them, admitting the Justice of their demands to be governed by the same lawn as other Italians, but Inviting them to remain within the bound* ol legality by dispersing quietly. I'AKLIAMENTARY RECRIMINATION. Th.e. Duke wu? In his place in Parliament to-day and surrounded by friends. Tho sitting was very animated, severe questions were put to the Ministry on tho prohibition or the publication of the programme or the Progressist Club, on the prohibi tion of the meeting of yesterday, on the events of yesterday alternoon uud on the intentions of the government for the maintenance of public order. Deputy Seismit-Doda, or the Left, accused Prime Minister Lanza or having had different opinions be | fore he came to power and of having upset the Kicasoli Ministry on a question of the popular right oi holding meetings, which right he now denies. Calroli said tiiat no conservative Ministry ever dared to be so repressive as Lanza. Lanza replied, defending his policy and stating (hat lie had onlv done his duty. Minghetti related his adventure of yesterday, saying thai the crowd shouted, "Death to the Par 'laiucnt! Death to the Deputiesl? but that he got safely into the barracks near the Jesuit's convent, and without any beating. Calroli tinally proposed that no vote of blame should be passed on the Min istry. as the lest of the religious corporations' vote w?* near at hand. On the Deputies coming out or Parliament jnst now (naif-past six P. M.) I found a crowd of people collected to lilss or applaud the different orators, A military force maintained order. THOdE BENDER A83AS8IN& ! Tin-. Family of Unman Uutcnera Fleeing Towards Mexico. Parsons, Kansas, May 31,187.1. County Attorney Ward returned yesterday rrom Texas with the body or Nicholas Moulu or Marlon, su;>po?c l to have been an accomplice of the Ben der family, the Kansas assassins. At Dentsou he made some Important confessions and promised to ! tell all he knew about the Ilenders when he reached ' this city, but when near Atoka station, Indian Ter ritory, he shot himself in the head with a revolver, indicting a wound from whlcb he died, it seems to t?e certain that the Benders are now In Texas, making their way to the Kio Grand# River. to cross into Mexico

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