Newspaper of The New York Herald, June 12, 1873, Page 5

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated June 12, 1873 Page 5
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CANADIAN JUSTICE. Prompt Hanging of Cairo there, the Wife Murderer. THE CRIME. A Mother's Head Crashed io the Presence of Her Children. Jealousy and Bad Whiskey the Active Agents. A PRIVATE EXECUTION. The Culprit's Avowal? "Didn't Mean to Kill." Barbie, Ont., June 11, 1873. The gallows In Canada does its work surely if aometlmes slowly, but at their slowest the wheels of Justice Here revolve Infinitely more swiftly than they do In tbe States, where the most frivolous pretences oft repeated are allowed to intervene between the criminal and his well-merited doom. Tbe almost hopeless nature of in attempt to con vict and adequately punish a murderer within two years of the commission ol his crime, the soft-heart edness of Governors, who reprieve and commute sentences and pardon out murderers on tbe slightest provocation, and the general uncertainty and un safe ty of human life thence resulting, must be taken as furnishing one of the principal reasons why the Canadian people look with distrust upon their American cousins and are disinclined to enter into intimate political and social relations with them. Here the murderer must come np for trial at the first Assizes that follow, dilatory pleas are never regarded, emotional insanity would be a hopeless excus^ and once a verdict Is found and sentence passed the culprit's fate is sealed, so far as the Courts are concerned. Espe cially in Lower Canada, the Bench, being ap pointed, is recruited from the Queen's counsel who have made their mark as crown prosecutors in capital cases. The late Chief Justice Aylwin and Justices Johnson, Drummonil and Ramsay are conspicuous instances of this. The finest criminal lawyers are thus placed on the Bench, with the perlect independence secured by a life tenure and with the whole moral force of the community be hind them, so that the guilty criminal who comes up for trial stands a fair chance? say niuety-ninc chances lu a hundred? of "kicking heels with his throat in a rope." CARRUTHERS' BRCTAI. CHIMB. Another of these guilty wretches has just been sent to his merited doom, in this bustling little town to-day James Carruthers has expiated on the shameful tree the cowardly murder of the woman whom, twenty years before, at the altar he had ?owed to love und cherish lor life. The facts of the tragedy arc briefly as follows:? James Carruthcrs lived with his wile Rebecca, a woman of forty or thereabouts, at Essa, in the county of Simcoe. With them were their three children. Their mar ried life bad not been happy, although it does not seem that Mrs. Carruthers' conduct had been such as to merit the treatment of her husband. He accused her of infidelity, and repeatedly declared that their eldest son, William, was not bis son, abusing tue boy as well as his mother. The latest object of his Jealousy was the cousin of his wile, Samuel Aber nethy, who came to reside near Essa, who, on one occasion, went Derr.v-plcklng with Mrs. Car ruthers. Angry words followed and husband and wife separated lor a few weeks. In November she went away again, this time to Medonte, causing her husband to fret himself with the torturing belief thai Aberncthy had induced her to run ?way, and that she would not return. He believed that Abernethy had shot at him on one occa sion and wounded him in the leg, and showed several scratches, which he claimed were marks of buckshot. Ills oondu<*?, towards his wile was marned by alternations of affection, Jeal ousy and cruelty, which his cotiu scl afterwards en deavored, but, unsuccessfully, to ascribe to in sanity. To one witness he said, "McLardy, I wish to God I had never met mv wife." To another, l>avld Carrufners (a namesake, though no relation of his), he said, "Have, my daughter is as tine a firl as ever lived, but my wile is the worst woman ever saw." THE KILLINfl. Thus things were on the 4th of December last. Isaac, one of the sons, a boy ol fourteen, cainc ba< k Irom school at five o'clock with his sister. HIS father was not at home, and he weut down to the little settlement of Ivy, where he found him at the blacksmith's snop. After rcniainiug about half an hour there ho asked bis father If he would not come home. The parent answered. "No," but sent the boy home with the horses and sleigh, following him shortly after. Carruthers had taken several drinks of whiskey. When he entered he looked at his wife with a long, steady n aze, full of deadly purpose and fascina tion, then said "Rebecca, you will fall to-nlpfht." "Shall I fall a dog fall f" she answered. "You will find out what sort or a fall," he growled in reply. Tne fiendish impulse was raging within blm, but he needed more fuel ror the flauic. Rum was what he wanted to tire ills brain and nerve his arm for the bloody work he had yet to do? for the butchery or his wife in the midst of their children. He took a lantern, then set it down irresolutely, and went out without it, saying he was "iroing to Ritchie's." a tavern near by. Alter about ten minutes* ab sence he returned, and his better angel left him at tbe door and vanished, despairing, in the dark. Re-entering the room with a whipstock in his hand, he took up the lamp, set it down, took off his coat, laid it on the back of a chair; then rais ing the whipstock, struck his wife a violent blow on the head. Who screamed and threw up her arms. The children ran into the road, uttering cries of alarm ; but ere they reached the door heard the blow repeated, dull und deadly; then the crash, as TIT KIR MOTHER FELL HEAVILY opon the blood-besprinkled floor. In a few minutes Frank Wood, a school teacher, who boarded with Mrs. McDonald, at the opposite house, ran Into the house accompanied by his landlady. Tne victim lay on the floor, her hair clotied with blood and with tfcro or three wounds on it. The school master and Mrs. McDonald washed her face with s\>w to revive her. There was no wound vlslblo oi7ner forehead. Carruthcrs held the lamp while they were bathing his wile's bead, and asked If sbe Was dead, adding:? "If she is not dead I will kill her." "You have olten tried to kill her,'- said the neigh bor, "and you have done it at lust." Carruthers then said he would not run away, but would give himself up, and asked the teacher to go ioi the constable. Kre going Air. Wood looked at the body of the woman. The eyes were closed, but the eyelids were fluttering, tioing to the door he sent one of the sons for the doctor, thinking that there was lite to be saved. When he returned her head had (alien on her breast and there was blood upon her lace anil lorehead, which was not there when he left lie r, Tne woman died twenty six hours after. The post-mortem examination showed that there were wounds on the back of the head, which were only cut wounds, such as would have been produced by the whipstock; but tne wound in the torehead had smashed the frontal bone all to fragments, and had evidently been In flicted by a heavier instrument. An axe was found in the room covered with blood, so tbst, though no eye save the all-seeing eye ot (>od had beheld tbe bloody deed, the story was plainly written In char acters of crimson. After his wife had been struck down aud was Ivlntr senseless, whtle one neighbor was seeking the doctor und one tbe officer or the law, tbe brute, determined to make assurance doubly sure, had smashed in the woman's head With the axe. TRIAL ANO SENTENCE OF DEATIt. At his trial at tue April assizes his counsel en deavored to set up the plea of insanity, adducing his jealousy of his wife as its cause, and also rested on the absence of direct proof to show that the fatal blow on the forehead had been delivered by tilm. The Jury were not long absent, and returned ? verdict of guilty, adding a recommendation to mercy. On being asked if he had anything to say why sentence of death should not be passed upon Elm, Carruthers said, "No; I leave it all In Your ordshlp's hands." The Judge, in set and brief terms, ordered his recommitment to prison aud his ?xecution on the 11th or June. THE EXKCtTIOJT. In conformity with the sentence, Carrnthers met tils rate at. the scaffold within the precincts of the Jail here this morning, since his confinement the prisoner had continued to grow weak from loss of appetite, and on many occasions has been known to abstain from food lor a period of nearly two days; so much so, In fact, had he become reduced in health and strength that It was the opinion of the jail officials and even JUa medical attendants ta^t tit? hanfmau'ji rope would never encircle Me nee*, ont that previous death would take place. Within the past few days, however, he had revived In t-pirits considerably and expressed himself willing to meet his fate, liaat night he Bang hymna and slept soundly from nine until twelve, when he arose and took a smoke and a drink of water, and at about hall-past one he again returned to rest and slept for two honrs. He then again rose and washed himself, and shortly alterwards partook of a cup of tea and a biscuit. His spiritual adviser was with him from fonr o'clock in the morning until the execntien at Ave minutes to seven. The Sheriff entered the condemned cell Ave minutes thereafter and returned to the Jail yard accompanied by the culprit. The latter, though pale and much reduced in flesh since incarceration, manifested no sign of emo tion. The Sheriff ascended the scaffold stairs in advance of tne condemned man. Carrut hers fol lowed unaided, though unaccompanied, and abso lutely gamed two or three steps upon the Sheriff before reaching the top. The prisoner was then placed upon tne drop. Rev. Mr. Morgan read the Episcopal service, the prisoner and himself kneel ing. Carruthers uttered not a word other than the " Ameul" SWUNG INTO KTKRNITY. At six minutes past seven o'ciock, and immedi ately on the conclusion of Hie prayer, the bolt was drawn and the victim fell a few inches short of six leet, and was launched Into eternity. In the fall the slippers of the condemned man were jerked from his leet and thrown several yards distant. Death was almost instantaneous, bat there were twitching* of muscles In the arms and legs fully fliteen minutes after tne fall. The opinion of the medical men In attendance? Drs. T. C. McConkey, Alexander Hamilton and W. H. Blackstock? was that death ensued within nine minutes. In exactly half an hour from the tailing of the drop the body was taken down, placed in a coffin, and conveyed to an adjoining yard to await the Inquest, alter which it will be interred within the precincts of the jail. "DIDN'T INTBND TO MILL." He had stated, with regard to the crime, that he had no intention of killing his wife, but merely to quarrel with her; vet the influence of liquor led him on to a worse action, and such he bad hoped would not be the occasion of her death. To whiskey he laid the whole cause of his crime, and said, "Had it not been for liquor he would not nave been brought to this disgraceful end." He bade fare well to his mother last night, and told her to live more aud more in the fear of her Maker in future, expressing at the same time that, were it possible for him to renew life, he would tako a course far different to the reckless one now past and love his God with greater fervency. The execution, in accordance with law, was a private oue. aud witnessed by some iorty persons only. This has been the first execution In this county. The murderer was dressed In a white shirt and brown colored pants, wearing slippers on his leet. Tne executioner wore the dark grav uniform of the jail inmates, and had his lace and hands blackened with charred cork. THE WALWORTH MURDER. Prank H. Walworth Pleads to the In dictment for the Murder of Hts Father? Appearance and Bearing of the Prisoner In Court~-No Day Yet Pixed for the Trial. Teste rday morning Judge Ingraham opened the Court of Oyer and Terminer, acting as presiding judge in the temporary absence of Judge Davis, holding the current term of the Court. Through some occult knowledge peculiar to that class of the community which seems to have no other sublu nary business or calling than to revolve round the criminal Courts of the city, the court room was crowded in anticipation of the pres ence and arraignment of young Walworth for the murder of his father, Mansfield Tracy Walworth, in the Sturtevant Ilotcl. The crowd were not disappointed of the opportunity of looking upon the youthful criminal and of tak ing away with them from the procedings of the morning a fruitful theme of speculation and com ment. The prisoner, by direction of the District Attorney, was early conveyed from the Tombs in a close carriage and for some time previous to the opening of the Court was detained in Sheriff Bren nan's private ofllce. When brought into Court he took the seat to which he was motioned by the Sheriff's deputy with an air of the greatest uncon cern. Walworth presents but little of the prcpos slng and impressive appearance of his unfortunate father, for whose most untimely "taking off" he was there to answer. He has a large head, plain features, full face, small side whiskers, black eyes, not large, and possesses certainly the coolest demeanor that has ever characterized u person accused ol such a fearful grade of crime ap pearing at the bar in this city. His attire was of the most unpretentious? black frock coat, closely buttoned, and light pantaloons. A large blue "but terfly" ornameuted his collar. The atmosphere being sultry aud oppressive, he kept his hat ? a small, round-crowned lelt? in his hand and ranned himself while waiting for what was to come. To use an expressive phrase, he was "as cool as a cu cumber," and conversed freely and with ease with his counsel, ex-Judge Garvin and \V. A. Beach, aud with any other who chose to address him. While he was sitting with Deputy Shields au acquaint ance of the latter, walking close to him and not recognizing the prisoner, said "Hello, Mhlelds ! Are you going to have him down to-day?" "Have who down?" asked the the omcei. "Why, yonng Walworth, to be sure." "This is the gentle man," returned Shields, pointing his finger to his companion. Walworth merely looked at the ques tioner and nodded his bead affirmatively at the last remark of his keeper. He seemed to listen anx iously to the song of the court crier as he formally opened the proceedings, and next directed his gaze intently at the District Attorney as he moved on the cause. The iJistrlct Attorney arose, and, looking at the indictment, said that he desired to have the pris oner plead. THE ARRAIGNMENT. Clerk? Prisoner, stand up. You are indicted for murder in the first degree In having caused the death of Mansfield Tracy Walworth. Do you de mand a trial? Arc you guilty or not guilty? Prisoner? Yes, sir (meaning he demanded a trial) . Ex-Judge Garvin then got up and said that the defence would be prepared to procecd with the trial two weeks irom Monday. The District Attorney signilled his readiness and willingness to go on at any time. The Court suggested a week's time, Mr. Beach said that they desired the trial to com mence at as speedy a day as possible ; but one week would be insutlicient time, as he was engaged with the Sharkey trial and as the District, Attorney would prosecute in that ense he thought a longer time necessary than one week. The Court said Judge Davis, who would preside, had better be consulted. It was finally arranged to leave the matter open until to-day, when Judge Davis could be inter viewed and a definite day fixed. The arrangement being acquiesced In by all con cerned. young Walworth, wearing the same air of imperturbability, was ushered ironi the room and recon veyed to the Tombs, followed oy a curious crowd. A JERSEY RAIL SLAUGHTER. Terrific Rmash-Up on the Newark Mead ows? Half a Dozen Periona Badly Hurt and a Hundred Sheep Killed. About half-past two o'clock yesterday afternoon a terrific collision took place on the New Jersey Railroad, at the East Newark junction, between a freight train, drawn by locomotivcNo. 804, and the two o'clock passenger train Irom New York, drawn by locomotive No. tiDfl, the cause of whlcU nobody in the employ oi the company was willing to disclose yesterday, but which appears to have been nothing but sheer carelessness or neglect, either on the part of the engineers or the men in charge of the signals. At the point where the collision took place the rails of the Centre street and Market street branches join. The locomotives of both trains were knocked Into "pi," as were also several freight cars ami the baggage and smoking car of the passenger train. As good luck had it. nobody was killed, though nail a dozen persona were more or leas seriously injured. THK MOST SERIOUSLY HURT was the engineer of the passenger train, James Stewart, 01 Trenton, and lienry McTighe. a pas senger, employed by Gregory A Co., Jersey city. Engineer Stewart was very badly cut up, but the Newark doctors thought he would not die. He was sent on to his home in Trenton. Mr. McTighe had his right leg badly shattered. He was removed to Jersey City. John Hardlgan, the baggage master, was injured also, but not se riously. Henry Hoffman, the fireman, UKewise suffered painful wounds and contusions. Several other persons were slightly hurt, but they removed themselves without aasistance. An elderly gentle mtu of Newark named Phtneas Jones, who was a pass"ngcr. was rendered nearly crazv with fright. As might naturally ?e expected' the people on the passenger train were all dread full v scared. Those in the smoking car sprung out of the windows when they saw that danger was inevitable. A. gentleman named Plympton, of Jersey City, had A MIRACTI.ors KMC A PR. He was sitting in the engine cab with Stewart, but somehow was thrown out without sustaining even a scratch. A number of other hairbreadth escapes were also described to the Hrrald repre sentative. who visited the scene immediately alter the disaster. About one hundred sheep on board the freight train were instantly killed and lay alongside the track la?t evening. The wreck of the engines and cars was visited by a large crowd of people irom Newark and Harrison. A large force of men were promptly on haud, clearing away the dflbrls, so that by fonr o'clock travel was uninterrupted. It was delayed lor a short time, too, on the Morris and Essex road, as that road almost kisses rails with the New Jersey at the Kast New ark jnnrtion. (exaggerated reports caused much cxcitciMVlit U) Newark |Mt evening, THE COURTS. John Browne was charged yesterday, before Commissioner Shields, with dealing in counterfeit money, a quantity of spurious fifty cent stamps was found upon the prisoner when he was arrested. He was committed for examination. In the United States District Court yesterday, before Judge Blatchford and a Jury, the trial of the case of the United States vs. A Quantity of Human Hair, olalmed by Hugo Seitz k Co., was com menced. Tne action is instituted to condemn the hair, on the ground that it was landed at this port without the permit of the naval officer. Case still on. Mr. Simons, United States Assistant District Attorney, for the government; Stanley, Brown k Clark for the claimants. Not long since the seizure of the distillery sit uated at the corner of First avenue and Thirty ninth street was effected by government officers. The ground of the seizure was that the distillery was manufacturing rum from molasses, while the license Issued to the establishment only permitted It to mane brandy from molasses. The owner of the distillery, Mr. John Boyd, commenced a suit to recover the seized property, alleging that there ! had been no violation of the license. The case was brought to a close yesterday, after a trial of two days in the United States District Court, before Judge Blatchford and a jury. The jury found a ver dict for the government. E. M. Shepard for the claimant; T. Simons, Uuitcd States Assistant Dis trict Attorney, for the government. Judge Smalley yesterday, In the United States Circuit Court, tried the case or David Ogden vs. Simeon Draper, ex-Collector of this port. The suit was brought by the plaintiff to recover $423, being an amount of tonnage duty paid on the ship Dreadnaught. The plaintiff claims that this duty having been paid at Bedford, Mass., it was a viola tion of the law to exact the duty a second time at tne port or Mew York. Decision reserved. Mr. M. H. Hastings for the plaintiff; Mr. Tremain, United States Assistant District Attorney, for the govern ment. The case of Thomas McGnlre, a letter carrier at station G, who Is charged with having opened and destroyed letters which were given to him to de liver, was called yesterday, at three o'clock, be fore Commissioner Shields. At that hour Mr. B. "p. Russell appealed as counsel for the prisoner, but tne District Attorney not being ready with his witnesses an adjournment was granted till to-day. Soon after the adjournment Mr. C. S. Spencer came In, said Mr. Itus8ell bad nothing to do with the case, and observed that this was a question of law whether the prisoner had violated any statute of the United States. He claimed that the prisoner was a person of integrity and had committed the act comnlalned of while laboring under Intoxica tion. The Commissioner rnled that he must first hear the evidence for the government before deter mining whether defendant was responsible. Case adjourned till to-day. SUPREME COURT? CHAMBERS. Decision*. By Judge Ingraliam. The People ex rel. IJonynge vs. Green.? The statute only provides lor one copy for the District Attor ney ; if he orders more the expense must be pro vided lor in his office. The motion was granted lor one copy in each case. llaioeck, Jr., vs. Taylor.? Motion denied, with $10 costs. saute vs. Same.? Motion denied. Clewens vs. such.? Injunction restraining the publication granted. Wctlierliee vs. Stewart et al.? Report confirmed. In the Matter of the Balrd Navigation Company? Same. Hume vs. Murray et al. ? Motion granted. Hose et al vs. Muran^e.? Same. Society lor the Reformation of Juvenile Delin quents vs. flelb.? Motion granted. llume vs. Hanuuy et al.? Motion granted, with costs. Campbell vs. Kinner et al.? Report confirmed. Mayne vs. Mayne.? The facts show sutllclent to warrant the commitment oi the defendant uut.il he gives bonds to keep the peace. J udguieut am rmed. SUPERIOR COURT-SPECIAL TERM. Decisions. By Judge Monell. Smith et al vs. Isaacs.? Ordered that the pro posed case on appeal and proper amendments be referred back to the referee to re-examine. Hazard vs. Dzondi ot al.? Older for commission. Shelton vs. Merchants' Despatch Transportation Company.? Order granting an extra allowance of five per cent on amount of recovery. By Judge Curtis. Hoopes et al. vs. Jessup et al.? Demurrer to com plaint sustained, with leave to plaintiff to amend. Deer vs. Hayes.? Same. COURT OF COMMON PLEAS? SPECIAL TERM. Decisions. By Judge Larremore. Knapp vs. Bostwick.? Order icrauted. The I'eople, Arc., vs. Wright.? Same. The People. Ac., vs. Hayes.? Same. Strong vs. Sproul.? Motion denied. In tho Matter, Ac., of McGuire ? Application denied. Grcnor vs. Tompkins.? Application granted. Leland vs. McCabe.? Motion granted on pavmcnt of costs of motion and stipulation of defendant to tr.v cause at present term of the Court. Arnstein vs. Arnstein.? Reference ordered. COURT OF GENERAL SESSIONS-PART L | Conviction of Eli Brown, the Notorious Western Bank Robber and Counter feiter?Sent to the State Prison for Five Years* Before Recorder Hackett. The session of the Court yesterday was spent in the trial ol an Indictment for grand larceny against Eli Brown, and as will be seen by the subjoined report of the case the conviction of this prisoner is an event of more than ordinary significance, the announcement of which will bo nailed with pleasure in a number of the Western States, where Brown has been known lor a num ber of years as a notorious desperado. The specific charge preferred against him was that, on or about the isth of April he stolo $j,400 in money and a gold watch from Timothy W. Puller, who was the first witness called by the prosecu. tion. He testified that he was with Brown all day, going around town drinking, ami that he lost his watch in the neighborhood of lour o'clock, on Broadway, near the Ast or House, on- a Saturday, and that he did not see Brown till the Sunday evening; when he met lilm he accused the pris oner of taking it, but he denied the accusation ; tnrce or four days alter that Detective Farley showed him tho watch at headquarters. Mr. Howe, in his cross-examination of the complain ant, said that he met Brown near tho St. Nicholas Il'itel nt nine o'clock in the morning; that, he did not see the accused steal the watch; that he was quite druuk In the afternoon, and that If he gave Brown the wateit for the purpose of getting some money on it he did not remember the occurrence, but was of tho opinion that he did not do any such thing; the money which he had was the proceeds of a sale of some property in Chic-igo. Mr. Howe asked him if he hud never been in the State Prison at Wiscon sin, whereupon he replied that he did not propose to answer tnat question unless he was obliged to, but subsequently said he hail trouble twenty years ago and was Imprisoned growing out of a difficulty had with officers because Itf the viola tion or till Fugitive Slave law. Tfil witue*? refused to state whether, when arrested in tins city a few weeks ago, it was because of swindling a Mr. Couch. Fuller said that he did not believe Brown stole the money, and before he left the stand volunteered the statement that when he got "pretty tight" the other oav in Philadelphia he stood on the street giving away a good deal or money to newsboys. Officer Farley testified tnat he arrested Brown at, the Filth Avenue Hotel on the 23d of April last, and upon Informing uim tnat he was charged with stealing $1,400 and a gold watch from Fuller he laughed at it, and said be had never seen the money nor the watch; at that time he (the de tective) knew the watch had been recovered, and he remarked to Brown, "You have been telling me lies." William H. Butts, attached to the Secret Service Department of the United states, testified that lie had known the prisoner for eighteen months; that on Saturday, the isth of April, he advanced Brown $2.'> on the watch In question, under instruction Irom his superior officer, at which time the prisoner said nothing about the uwuership of the watch. This was the case for the people. Ell Brown took the witness box In his own behalf and said he came with Mr. Butts from Indiana on the 16th of April; met with Fuller and drank at several places with htm, and that Fuller cut his watch off the guard and requested him to raise sotne money on It, which he procured from Mr. Butts. The com plainant never charged htm with stealing the watch, but had made an appointment to meet him at the Fifth Avenne Hotel, where the detective ar rested him. Assistant District Attorney Horace Russell sub jected Brown to a searching cross-exiunlnatlon w.nch brought out some startling facts. He denied ever being connected with the kcuo gang lu Indiana, but appeared to know all about their his tory; wan arrested in May, 1871, in Chicago lor alleged counterfeiting, but has not been tried yet; denied being concerned in bruakiug into the Treas ury vaults in Vermilion county, and did not drop a satchel containing $18,u00 when hotly pursned and swim over the river; admiued that he was arrested on a charge of counterfeiting at Int'ianapolis oy a detective nameu Becker, alias ?'Dutch Jim;" denied being concerned in waylaying three farmers, although he was Indicted for It; was not concerned in a bank robbery at ilinaUale and was noi. arrested in Cnicago charged with robbing a jewelry store, nor was there a reward odered in Canada of $5,iXio each for him (brown), John Mor gan, Ham Rivers, Harry Homer and "Jim" Carey ; the witness had read ubaut the Ogle brothers being counterfeiters, but denied that ho had been en gaged in counterfeiting for tho last fifteen years. Charles Heed testified that he visited fuller in Ludlow Street Jail in reference to the ease. When this witness was asked by Mr. Russell what his business was he said that he was a clerk for him self. Alter the summing up speeches and the charge of the Recorder the jury rendered a verdict of gulltv of grand larceny. Hrown was sentenced on the spot to the state i'risou for five years, the high est penalty allowed by law. COURT OF 6EKERAL SESSI3NS? PART 2. Before Judge Hutherland. A Batch of Burglars. Robert Devlin and James Burns pleaded guilty of an attempt at burglary in the third degree and were each sentenced to two years and six mouths at Bing bing, with hard labor.

James .Sweeney, against whom there were three indictments, all of them for bnrglary, pleaded guilty to one of them ami was sentenced to live years iu the State Priaou. Charles Rogers, another burglar, also pleaded guilty to an attempt, ana got two years and six months at Sing Sing. Henry Berg and William Redmond each pleaded guilty to an attempt at gniud larceny, and each received a sentence of one year in the Peulten tiary. A Barroom Mass. William Akens was tried for a felonious assault and battery, and was found guilty of assault and battery. On the 6th December last there vu a free fight in a barroom on the corner of Forty-first street and Ninth avenue, growing out or "chuck ing" due, and Richard Markhaoi was severely in jured by two men named O'Brien and Akens. Akens, he swore, hit hint with a club and knocked him senseless. Akens* story was that Markham f;ot a knife out of his pocket and was about to use t on O'Brien, when, to prevent murder, he inter lered with a piece of a broom handle. Akens was sent to the l'eultentiary for six months. JEFFERSON NABKET POLICE C0J1T. A Child Bun Over and Seriously In jured? Citizens Locked Up All Night for Arresting the Driver. On Monday last Patrick Donahne, of 60 Cannon street, while driving a coal cart with great rapid ity through Waverley place, near Sixth avenue, ran over a child, aged seven years, named John Keeley, the son of a poor widow woman. Dona hue did not Btop to see if the little one was in jured, but continued his rapid pace. Two citizens, named Kdward O. Tully and John Runnett. who observed the accident, pursued and overtook the cart and arrested the tran and held him until au officer came up, who took all tnree to tUe Fifteenth precinct station house. Arrived there Donahuo preferred a charge against, the others for assault and battery, and they were locked up for the night and he was permitted to go. on being ar raigned before Justice Led with Tuesday morning Tully and Runnett were discharged, and soon after the mother appeared in Conrt and stated that the child was in a very critical condition, and asked lor a warrant against Donahue. This was granted, and he was brought up yesterday afternoon and committed to await result of injuries. Shoplifters Cnuglit. Charles smith and Will lain (Jrubb were arraigned before Justice Ledwit.li, charged with entering the store ot Bennett Williams, 773 Broadway, and "lift ing" three lace sacks, valued at $69. They wero detected by a salesman, who procured their arrest. As other parties desired to make complaint against them for similar transactions tliey wero remanded for further examination. COURT CALENDARS ? THIS DAY. Supreme Coi.rt? Circuit? Part 1? Held by Judge Barrett,? Nob. Mia, 2496, 417, 457 mm, 2565, 879,',, 2747, 657, 669, 1043, i!677, 421, 487, Ml, 797, 1611 k. 801, 8411. 97a. Part 2? Held by Judge Vau Brunt Case on. SUPREME COUllT? CHAMBERS? Held by Judge lngraham.? Xos. 55, 69, 70, 7t)?j, 88, lot), 112, 17a, 197, 201, 228, 233, 250, 255. Call 273. Superior Court? cknekaj. Term? Held by Judges Freedinan, Curtis and Van Yots;.? Nos. t>, 15, 24, 11, 40, 41, 42, 26, 4. 43. Superior court? Trui- Term? Part 1? Held by Judge Sedgwick Nos. 2133, 22-1, 131, 2139, 2201, 202ti, 2169, 303, 2263, 1783, 1859, 13S7, 21)97, 2543, 2041, 2642, 2705, 1231. Part 2? Held by Judge Barbour.? Nos. 2028, 1706, 2653, 1288, 1 14i>, 1A46, ISM. 816, 1596, 182S, 1876, 2024, 1190, 2540. Court ok Common Pleas? FQriTV Ti.rm? Held by Chief Justice Daly.? No-. 27, 28, 46, 70, 68, 27, 29, 61, 69, 72. 66. Cot in ok Common I'lkas?' Trial Term? Part 1? Held tiv Judge J. F. Daly. ? Nos, 3288, 2396, 45, 1494, 1490, j|69, 165, 067, 2011, 2012, 1651, 3213, 32:14, 3388, .????. Part 2? Held i>v Judge Loew. ? Nos. 2128, 2106, 1215, 2068. 2195, 2071, 2117, 2083, 2142, 2193, 2030, 2121. 2207, 2208, WlO. Marine Ooi-rt? Trial Term? Part l? l!eld by Judge Joachiiusen.? Nos. MM, 1881, 1503. lo?4, 67b, 1836, 1973, 1974, 1791, 2109, 2.>::\, 2180, 1OT0, 2610, 1587, 2382. Part 2? Held by Judge Spauld Ing.? Nos. 2401, 2411, 1509, 2363, 2390, 2065, 2611. 2373, 1947, 567, 2225, 2408, 2410, 2412, 2414. Part 3? Held by Judge Curtis Nos. 2214, 2367, 2502, 1370, 1074, 1S93, 1287, 2260, 2314, 2053, 2110, 2022, 867, ISM, 14.38)4, 1178. Court op General Sessions? Part 1? Held by Recorder Hackott. ? Adjourned nntil Monday. Part 2 ? Held by Judge Sutherland?The People vs. Wil liam cartertj, robbery ; Same vs. Doyle Lyons and John Newell, burglary; Same vs. James Sweeny, burglary; Same vs. Reuben D. Nichols, burglary ; Same vs. Robert Moore, felonious assault aud bat tery; Same vs. Louis Krt ? ntzer, felonious assault, and battery: Same vs. Michael McCurren aud Richard Muldarr.y, grand larceny; Same vs. Adams Anderson, grand larceny; Samo vs. Thomas Sweeny, grand larceny. C3U3T OF APPEALS. Albany, June 11. 1873. The following is the Conrt of Appeals day calen dar for Jtme 12:? Nos. 105, 107, so, 106, 168, 169, 102, 170, 173, 181, 182, 183. This compleii s the calendar lor this*term. These twelve causes are all now left npon the present calendar, and when heard the Court will take a recess until September, when a new calendar wil! be made. COMMISSION OF APPEALS CALENDAR. Albany, June 11, 1873. The following is the calendar of the Commission ol Appeals for Thursday, June 12:? No-. 93,'4, 27)4, 72, 82, 88. 97. us, 104, 12 S, 126, 134, 138, 141, 144, 148. The Court adjourued until to-morrow at ten A. M. SOCCO, THE RIVER THIEF. Coroner Ilcrrmun Investigate* the Cause of the Shooting? The Offirrm Exon erated and Commended. A very substantial jury, composed mostly of merchants in South, Water and Front streets, was yesterday sworn in before Coroner /lerrman, at the Fourth ward station house, Oak street, for the purpose of investigating the cir umstances at tending the death of Joseph (Jaie, alias Socco, the river thief, alleged to have been shot early on the morning of the ^th lustant, at pier 27 Fast River, by Officer Musgrove or Kelly, of the Fourth pre cinct, while in the discharge of his duty, as pre viously reported in the Herald. Below will be found a synopsis of tUe evidence adduced and the verdict of the Jury. John Musgrove, an officer of the Fourth precinct, deposed that on the morning of tUe 29th ult. Ser geant Kelly informed him that there were river thieves working about pier 28 Fast River; this was at two o'clock A. M. ; went down to the flock( and on coming to the brig Margaret, of New Orlenna, the mate was standing by the cabin door; be stated that the thieves had entered the cabin and had the Captain's trunk half-way up the stairs, and that the trunk had been taken away from them by the CupUiu; went down to the end of the pier wilh the mate, and a man ou a schooner said that three men had jumped into a white boat at pier 28, and had rowed down the river; went down to the brig and lound the door of the cabin had been forced epen; re mained by the mate until Officer Kelly went down the dock in search ; be came back soon, at which time the mate, espying a white boat, said that it was the boat with the thieves in it; the witness, Officer Kelly and the mate went aronnd to pier 27 Fast River; the boat by that time had got under the dock; waited at the edge of the pier; they (the thieves) got out at the upper side of the dock, about ten feet from tho string-piece, wheH the witness showed the light of his lantern at the boat, in which he saw three men suad ing up with their oars in the boat; they hud their pistols cocked, ready to shoot : the witness cocked his pistol and Officer Kelly did the same, and firing instantly commenced on both sides; about fliteen shots were fired t<y tne men in the boat, while the witness and Officer Kelly fired about eleven shots; both the ofBcers dropped on their races at the edge of the string-piece, and before they had time to fire the thieves tired three shots at the officers ; the officers emptied all the barrels Of their pistols; the bout lud drifted about twenty foot from the dock : one of tin* men wan Bit ting ou the bottom ot the boat; they rowed out into the stream and rowed away in the direction of Wail street ferry ; a captain of a brig said that he beard one of the men In the bottom of the fcoat moan, and the others asked him If he was hurt, and he answered that "he wan gone" or "was finished." Officer Kelly corroborated the teHtlmony of Offi cer Musgrove in every important particular. Ocnuis Aiannev, one of the boys arrested, charged with being an accomplice ol "Socco," said:? Uave been Mealing a great deal: was acquainted with "S?cco" and saw hint three weeks ago ; was In a boat with UUn three weeks since ou a stealing ex pedition ou the Kast Kiver; was with "Socco'* on the 28th or the morning of the 'jytli. William Wood, another of the suspected parties, deposed that he wai> acquainted with "Socco" for eight years; saw Mm alive last on Friday, the 30tli ult? In a liquor store tn Grand street; knew lilm to have been a river lluef. Eil ward Haas, an officer of the Thirteenth pre cinct, deposed that on May 31. at three o'clock A. M., he saw a white boat which had been lelt at the foot of Grand street, and saw blood on the bot tom and aide ot the boat. Deputy Coroner Cusnman, who made a post mortem examination of the body, testified that a pistol shot wound of the heart was the cause of death. The case was then given to the Jury In a few per tinent remarks by Coroner Hcrrmaii, and alter a brief deliberation they rendered the lollowlug VERDICT. "That Joseph Gale, alius 'Soceo,' came to tils death from a pistol shot wound ol the heart ; and we believe lroin the testimony that eaM pistol was discharged at the hands or either Officer Aiusirrove or Officer Kelly, of the Fourth precinct, while in the discharge of his duty, at pier 27 Kast Itlvcr, on the morning of May 29, 1R73. The Jury further consider the action of the officers in shooting ?Socco' as deserving of especial commendatlou." At the close of the investigation Coroner Herr man recommended to the jury that some substan tial remuneration be tendered to the officers for I their heroic conduct In jeopardizing their lives In j the public service. I 8DNDAY SCHOOL PARADE AT GREENPOINT. The Sunday school children of Greenpolnt cele brated their anniversary yesterday afternoon by parading the principal streets and participating In the usual exercises in the churches. Nearly live thousand children paraded, presenting a beau tiful pageant, with their bright rlbbous and enor mous bouquets. The Churches represented were:?' The Methodist F.i ixcopal Tabernacle. 5oo chlldreu ; Lutheran, 125; Presbyterian, I, ooo; Reformed, hoo; Union avenue Baptists, 800; Christian Kvangelical, 12.1; First Bap tist and Faith Mission, 600; Kplscopal, 400; First. Methodist, 300. Richard 8. chapter, Grand Marshal of the parade. MARRIAGES AND DEATHS. Married. C arroi.l ? Cornell. ? On Wednesday, June 11, at the residence of the bride's parents, by the Rev. C. 1). Bice, Jamks Carroll, oi this city, to anna A., only daughter of Captain H. 1>. Cornell, of Poughkeepsle, N. Y. Horcnxiss? AiNswoKTH.? In Brooklyn, E. D., on Wednesday, June 11, 1873, by Rev. Dr. Chapman, Guy 0. Hotohkiss to Mrs. Sylvia ainswoktu. Littlejohn? Murphy.? On Sunday, June 8, at Trinity church, by the Rev. Morgan DlX, S. T. 1)., rector ol Trluity parish, William Jamks Little john to Chaklotte MURPnY. Smith? Bkdell? On Monday, June 0, In Brook lyn, by the Rev. William 1*. Corbett, Geokuk H. Smith to Miss Laura M. Bedell. .smith? Nelson.? On Tuesday, June 10, 1873, at the residence of the bride's parents, by the Rev. C. S. Brown, Jnutts T. Smith, of New Voir, lo M Arris, daughter of Ellsha Nelson, Esq., ol Culd Spring, on the Hudson. No cards. Ultd. B asskord. ? On Wednesday, Juno 11, at his re Twelfth ? tree t, Edwakd d. Notice of funeral hereafter. Liverpool (England) papers please copv. Reaity.? On Wednesday, June 11, 1S73, Sarah Bkatty, wile of James Beattv, in the 42d year of her age. The fuueral will take place on Frldav. June 13 at hall-past nine o'clock, rrom her late residence' 23 West Forty-iourth street, to St. John the Evan gelist's church, corner Fiftieth street and Madison avenue, where a requiem high mass will be offered for the repose of her soul, thence to Calvary Cem etery. Relatives and friends of the family are re spectfuliy invited to attend. * Hkooks.? In Elmira, on Monday, Juneo, of typhoid lever, Apa, youngest daughter ot Edwiu X. and Susan T. Brooks, of this city, aged 11 years Burns. ?On Monday. Juno 9, Mrs. IIonora Burns. beloved wife of Edward Burns, in the ooth year or her age. J The irlends of the family are invited to attend the luncral, this day (Thursday), at half-past one o'clock P. M., lrom her late residence, 99 Vandaui street. Carney.? Patrick Carney, aged 42 years a native of l^ongford town, Ireland. His friends and acquaintances and the members of the Immaculate Conception are respectfully In vited to attend the funeral, from his late residence :w congress street, Brooklyn, on Friday, June la' at three o'clock. Clowes.? On Wednesday, June 11. 1873, Elbert Clow ks, aged C2 years, 8 months and 2 days. Friends and relatives are lnvlled to attend the fuueral services, at his late residence, 85 Maspith avenue, Brooklyn, E. 1)., on Thursday eveuiuir lutie 12. at eight, o'clock. Intenncnt at "Hempstead, on Friday, at 12 o'clock noon. Cooi ? on Monduv. June 9, at Morlah Fssev county, N. Y., Catherine Cook. The luneral will take place to-day, (Thursday) Jun? 12, from the residence of her mother Mary Gogin, J4i East Twenty-tlrst street. The relatives and friends ol tue family are Invited to attend Cowley ? In Brooklyn, on Monday, jrnne 9 at the residence of her parents, 247 Hudson avenue MaryK., youngest daughter of Jamea and Julia i Cowley. The friends and acquaintances of the ramlly are requested to attend the funeral, on Thursday morning, at ten o'clock. CuAitiK.? On Wednesday, June 11, Albert B son of the late Setli Cralge, of Philadelphia, in the 41 st year of his age. Funeral from his late residence, jersey City Heights, N. J., on Friday, at half-past ten A. M. Philadelphia Public Ledger please copy. Day.? On Wednesday, June 11, 1873, Jamfs P Day, aged ;ifi years. The relatives and friends of the family are re spectiuliv invited to attend the luneral, from his j late resilience, 344 Kast Twentieth street, on Fri ; day morning June 13, at nine V. M.. when his re mains will be removed to the Church of the EpIdIi nny, Second avenue, between Twenty-first and 1'wenty-second streets, where a solemn "hljrh mass of requiem will be read for the happy reno-ie of his soul; thence to calvary Cemetery for Inter ment. Floto.? In Brooklyn, on Tuesday. June 10 after : along illness, George Floto, in theeoth year of hi? age. Relatives and friends of the family are Invited to attend the funeral, on Friday, June 13, at half past two o'clock, from Ills late residence, usa Gates avenue, between Patchen and Reed avenues. Gili.en. ? On Wednesday, June 11, RAitnioLoiiKw Gii.lkn. aged 70 years, native of the Parish of Drum clitr. county Sligo, Ireland. ills remains will be taken from his late residence I 282 Stanton street, to the Church of St. Rose of j Limn, on Friday morning, at half-past nine o'ciock where a requiem muss will be offered lor the re ; pose of his soul. The relatives and friends and those of Ins son, James c. Gilleu, are reapcctlully Invited to attend the funeral. j Gi i.m artin.? On Wednesday, June 11, Elizabeth Gilmartin, widow of John Cilruurtln, m m,. Kjtii ) year or her age. I The relatives and friends or the family are re | spcctlully Invited to attend the funeral, from the residence oi her daughter, Margaret Kafferty ci Suffolk street, on Friday, June 13, at two o'clock 1 Groth ? Kastern Star Louur, No. 227 F and'a | M ? The members or Eastern .star Lodge 'are hereby : summoned to assemble at their lodge rooms cor. ! ner Third avenue and Seventh street, ou T'liurs. day. at hall-past eleven A. M., ror the purpos,- <?r attending the luncral or our late wortDy brother Henry Groth. BENJAMIN CARR, Master. Jvu> Devins, Secretary. Haviland.? on Wednesday, June 11 H73 I Patrick II. Haviland, belove* son of Ann and the late John G. Haviland, In the 33d year of ills aire The relatives and friends or the family are re spectfuliy invited to attend the funeral, from the residence of his mother, 4?4 West Fortv-flrst street on Friday afternoon, lath Inst., at two'o'clock. County Derrv (Ireland) papers please copy. Hokft.? In Williams nurg, l. I., on Wednesday ? Relatives and friends of the family aro respect ! ruiiy Invited to attend the luneral, rrom her lato residence, 117 Clymer street, ou Saturday, Juue 14 at two P. M. ' Jahne.? At Curacon, West India Islands, on Mon day, May 19, Hrnhy Jahne, aged 5s years. Relatives and lrieuds o! the family are luvlted to attend his funeral, on Friday, June 13, at ten o'clock, from the First Baptist church, Grove street Jersey City. JKWFrr.? On Wednesday, June 11, Jons L. Jkwktt, in the 64th year oi his age. Funeral services 011 Frldav, June 13, at ten o'clock A. M., at tho new Jerusalem church, Thlrty-flfth street, between Park and Lexintiton avenues, Kirby.? At Clllton Springs, N. Y.. on Tuesday. June lo, Apa L. McKim, wile of John R. Klrby, of Washington, D. C. Funeral services Saturday, June 14, at Boston | Mass. ^ | Lininoton.? At New Lotts, L. I., on Monday. ! June 9, Peter m., youngest son of John aud Maria : L. Llningtou, in the 21st year or his age. The relatives and friends of the family are re spectfully invited to atteud Ins funeral, 011 Thurs dav. June 12, at half-past two o'clock P. M., froiu the residence or his parents, without lurther notice. Merc hant.? At New Brunswick, N. J., on Mon isq' Dt '* Y w,fe ?r Mafvln J. Merchant, Funeral on Friday, June 13. at half-past rour o f lock I . M. from nor lato rcsiclcuco. Trains leave New iork, from loot of Cortiandt Htreet at 2 an<l 3 Hf,, \ok ;\.M ' an<i f?turn at all hours. The remain* I will t* taken on to u at illll Ceuieter? lor I Interment. ' Moore ? Suddenly, on Tuesday, June 10, at Glfr lords, Staten Island, Mrs. Catharine Moore, widow ol Daniel Moore, aged 57 years and 8 month*. The relative* and Iriends are respectfully Invited to attend the Mineral, on Friday aiternoon, at balf past two, Irora her late resldcncc, Giffords, Scatea Island. McDonnell.? On Wednesday morning, June 11, at lour o'clock, alter a lingering illness, Mary McDonnell, In the Uith year of her age. The relatives and friends of the faindy, and thoso of her brother*, Alexander, Patrick and Thomas, arc respectfully invited to attend the funeral, from the residence of her mother, ^*6 Seventh street, oa Friday afternoon, June 13, at one o'clock. Nicholson.? On Tuesday, June 10, ihtii, C athrr ink Keri.br, eldest daughter of Patrick ami Mary Nicholson. The relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the luncral, Irom the residence of her mother, 134 White street, this (Thursday) after noon, at two o'clock. Krinscu.? At Brooklyn, on Monday, Jnneo, 1873, Jeannir, wife of Julius II. Reiusch, and daughter of Bartholomew and Jane Post, aged 27 years. The relatives and Irlertds are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, from her late residence, No. 81 Court street, on Thursday, June 12, at threo o'clock 1'. M. ? ? Rogers. ? On Wednesday, June 11, Mart, widow ol David Rogers, in the 57th .year ?( her age. Relatives and friends of the family are respect fully invited to attend the funeral, from the resi dence of her sister, 240 West Fifteenth street, oa Friday aiternoon. 13th Inst., at one o'clock. Samtson. ? In Paris. France, on Monday, May 28, Ghacb Bubhley, youngest daughter of the lata George Ssinpsou and Isabella If. Sanioson, of Hallowed, Maine, aged 16 months and 12 days. Schenck. ? At Avon hpriuus. on Sunday evening; June 8, of rheumatism of the heart, Francis h. 8uur.Ni!*, in the 4sth year of his age, youngest sou of the late Peter H. Schenck. The relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his Mineral, at Christ cuurch (the Rev. l>r. Thompson*, corner of Thirty-fifth street and Fifth avenue, this (Thursday) aiternoon at half-past four o'clock. Scott.? On Wednesday morning. June 11, James Alexander, second sou of Alex, and Annie R. Scott, in his 3d year. Funeral on Friday. June is, at two o'clock, from the residence ot his parents, liramhall avenue, between Ocean and Jackson avenues, Jersey City H eights. Friends are Invited. Standish.? On Wednesday, June 11, Nrllie, onlv child of Lydia and the late John A. StandiaU, In the 5th year of her age. The relatives and friends of the family are re spectfully invited to attend the funeral, from the residence of her grandfather, Alfred Emanuel, 700 PeKalb avenue. Brooklyn, on Saturday aiternoon, June 14, at two o'clocK. . m , Thomas. ? On Tiicsiav, Jnne 10, in Warren town* ship, Somerset county, N. J., Mary Eorrii, Infant daughter of Joshua if., and Mary Thomas, aged 10 "van Winkle.? At East Passaic, N. J., W ali.iwg. second son of John W. and Lizzie Van Winkle, aged 5 years. Funeral from house on Thursday, June 13. 1S73, at three o'clock P. M. Train leaves foot of Cham bers street at 1:45 P. M. W atkins.? On Tuesday evening, June 10, Geo rue Watkins. in the 53d year of his age. The funeral will take place on Thursday, 12tti inst., at three o'clock P. M.. from his late residence, 207 Raymond street, Brooklyn. White. ? on Monday, June 0, 1873. snddenly, Robkkt F. White, In the 4?h year of his a;*e. The relatives and lrleudB of the family ?ro respectfully invited to ntiend his funeral, from tho Hoboken Methodist Episcopal church, on Thursday, June 12, at one o'clock P. M. Boston and Ulster county papers please copy. White.? On Wednesday, June ll, Maurice White, native of Cork, Ireland, aged 46 years. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his funeral from his late residence, 447 Bast Thirteenth street, on Friday, June 13, at one o'clock precisely. Obsequies of the Late Minister Orr. The members of Merchants' Lodge, No. 709, P. and A. M. are hereby summoned to attend an emergent communication of said lodge, at Its rooms, 117 West Twenty-third street, New York, on Friday, June 13, 1873, at a quarter to two p. M., sharp, for the purpose of paying the last tribute or respect to the remains of the late M. W. James 1,. Orr. P. G. M. of Masons, ot .South Caro lina. JOSIAII MOORHKAD, Master. Morton Commandery, No. 4, K. t'., Stationed at New York City.? Sir Knights? You are hereby summoned to assemble at the asylum, corner Grand and Centre streets, on Friday, Juno 1U. at one o'clock P. M., In full uniform, to act as escort to the cram! Lodge, on the occasion of the funeral or late Past Grand Master James L. Orr, or South Carolina. By order. GEORGE SMITH, Acting Commander. S. V. Gardner, Recorder. Greenwich Lodge, No. 467, P. and A. M.? Tho members ol Greenwich Lodge, No. 4?7, F. and A. M are hereby summoned to assemble at the lodge room, corner of Fourth and Greene streets, at two o'clock P. M., on Friday, the 13th Instant, lor the purpose of attending the luneral or M. W. James L. Orr, P. G. M., or South Carolina. Members will appear In black clothes, black silk hat and white gloves. M. U. ABRAHAMS, Master. William B. Snore, Secretary. St. John's Lodge, No. 1, A. Y. M. ? The members of St. John's Lodge, No. 1, A. Y'. M., are hereby summoned to assemble at the lodge room, Booth's Theatre bnllding. corner Twenty-third street and Sixth avenue, at two o'clock P. M., on Friday, the 13th Inst., for the purpose of attending tho luneral of M. W. James L. Orr, P. G. M.. of Sonth Carolina. Members will appear in black clothes, black silk liaf and white gioves. _ . SAMUEL C. LOWNDES, Master. Jos. TIur!>, Secretary. Eastern Star Lodge, No. 227, F. and A. M.? Members art! hereby summoned to attend a special communication, at their rooms, on Friday, 13th Inst., at two o'clock P, M.. lor the purpose or at tending the funeral of M. W. Brother Orr, of South Carolina. Members are requested to wear black silk hats, black clothing, white aprons and gloves. By order. BENJAMIN CAllR, Master, j. Drvinp, Secretary. Ocran Lodge, No. ISO, F. and A. M. ? The mem bers are hereby summoned to attend a special meeting of the lodge, at their rooms, No. 6 Uuton square, on Friday next, at two o'clock P. M. sharp, lor the purpose or attending the Mineral of the late M W. Brother James L. Orr. Attention Is called to dress repuired by General Committee on Funerals. By order JOS. M. DURFKK, Master. Attention, Sir Knuihts.? sir Knights of Camr de Lion Commandery, No. 23, you are hereby or dered to assemble at the rooms, No. 8 Union square, on Friday, the 13th Inst., at one o'clock P. M., armed and equipped as Knights Templars, to assist In the funeral ceremonies of Sir Knight orr. By order of the E. C. ? ? CHARLES W. SY, Recorder. Independent Loime, inr?, F. and a. m.? Brethren, you are hereby summoned to attend a special communication, at the Lodge Rooms, No. 8 Union squure, on Friday, June 13, at one o clock P. M. sharp, lor the purpose of participating In the luneral ceremonies ol the late M. W. Brother L' ?rr' %?M ASDBKWffl, M. J. H. Garrison, Secretary. Brethren of sister lodge* are cordially inviteu. Chancellor Walworth Lodge, No. 271, F. and A. M.? Members are requested to meet at their rooms 33 Union square, on Friday. June 13, at two 0'cIock P. M. prompt, to participate in the luneral obsequies of the lute P. <!. M. tienerai J. L. Orr. JOHN A. MOORE, Master. Frederick W. Herri no. Secrctury. Putnam Lodge, No. 33*. F. and A. M.? Breth ren, you are hereby summoned to meet at the lodge room, Odd Fellows Hall, corner of Grand and Centre streets, on Krldav at hair-past one o'clock P. M., preparato v to attending tho Mineral of M. W. James L. orr, P. G. M., of South corolma. Mem bers will appear in dark clothes and black hats R. R. BOWNE, M. George H. Fokman, Secretary. York Lodue, No. 197. F. and A. M.? Brethren, you are hereby summoned to assemble at tne lodge room, corner of Bleecker and Morton streets, on Friday, the 13tli instant, at half-past one P. M. for tae purpose or attending the Mineral ol M. w. James L. Orr, P. G. M., of South Carolina. Mem bers will appear in black clothes, black silk hat and white gloves. W. S. VAN D1 KE, Master. E. Gasong, Secretary. Asylum ok York Commandery, w. n. kNionr* Templar?, Eighteenth street and Eighth avenue. June 12. 1873.? Sir Knights, you are hereby ordered to report at the asylum, on Friday, June 13, at hair past ten A. M.. to attend the Mineral obsequies of M. W. Brother Jamas L. orr. You will appear In full dress uniioriii. Bv order, JEROME BICK, Commander. John Hoole, Recorder. Columbian Commandery, No. 1, K. T.? sir Kniirhta are ordered to assemble at their aayium, corner (irand and Centre streets, In full uniform, on Friday. June 10, at half-past twelve o'clock, to participate m the funeral obsequies of the late p. G. M. Geueral J. I., Orr. By order. Walter m. fi.rming, m. d., Eminent Commander. Corinthian Lodoe, No. 488, F. and A. M. - Breth ren? You are hereby summoned to attend a special communication at tnc Lodge Room, on Friday. June 13, at two P. M., for the purpose of attending the fuueral of Jame- L. Orr, P. G. M., of South Carolina. Brethren are requested to appear in black clothes, black silk hats and white gloves. By order, GEORGE G. S. DAVIDSON, Master. George F. Thornton, Secretary. ST. NICHOLAS I A) DUE, 321, F. AND A. M.? BTOttl. ers? You are requested to attend a special com munication or the Lodge, on Friday, June 13, at three o'clock P. M., for tne purpose of participating In the funeral obsequies of the late M. * . Brother James L. Orr. be clothed In black, high hats, white gloves and aprons. w. Edward A. Rogers. Secretary. Globe Lodge, No. 58*, F. afd a. M. ? Brethren? You are hereby summoned to meet at the loogo room, No. 8 Union square, Friday, 13th Inst., at two o'clock P. M., for tho purpose of joining in the funeral solemnities of the late Hon. James L. orr. Rrethren will appear In dark clothing, black hats, white gioves aud aprons. By order. SAMUEL S. PATTERSON, Master. James E. Halsky, Secretary. Monitor Lodge, No. 528, F. and A. M.? The mem bers of Monitor Lodge, No. 528, F. ana A. M., aro I hereby auuiiuouec to attend a special <^mmunlca tion at their rooms, No. 117 ?est TweutJ;^'r,J street on Friday, 13th Inst., at ha f-past one o cl<Kk 1*. M., lor the purpose of atteuding Hi? funeral ot M. W. Brother Orr, P. G. M. of South Carolina. abkam h. seixas, Maator. r. H. Jacobs, Secretary.

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