19 Mayıs 1873 Tarihli Chicago Daily Tribune Gazetesi Sayfa 2

19 Mayıs 1873 tarihli Chicago Daily Tribune Gazetesi Sayfa 2
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2 FOREIGN. AUSTRIA. Special Dispatch to The Chicago Tribune, New York, May 17.—Figures bliow that tflo total creation of new securities in Germany ■within the last twenty-seven months is 3,051,-* 000,000 guilders, or equal to $1,220,000,000. Of this total 203,500,000 guilders consist of State and city~lcmiiß,*"which~aTe “presumably goodf and not to be;reckoQed ; in'-'any;respect as spec ulative issues. * The* creation of "new banks rep resents 1,003,600,000 “gmlders,'or “$401^)00, 001T. an amonnt closely approaching the entire capital of tlje National Banks of the United States.' The issues of railroad securities, Bonds and stocks' amount to 516,100,000 gilders, ■which,’ as it . is equal to only $90,000,000 per.annum, cau hardly be regarded as an excessive issue during a period of legitimately extensive railroad construction; etill bebiud the expansion there appears to have been a very -substantial improvement -‘ in -'{he’ tradb of tlie country. • ■ . ; : The consolidation of the Austrian Empire seems to have given birth to a new era of prosperity; and special efforts have been made to develops • the rich resources of Hungary, the result of which appeared in 1871, m an increase of about 100,000,000 florins, or 20 per cent in the imports and exports, respectively, of the Empire. It is believed that this real prosperity has been one of the causes of the excessive speculation.' The German bankers of the .city, nearly all of whom are in telegraphic correspondence with jFrank fort, Berlin, and other European capitals, unanimously report comparative quiet .on the other : side,; and/ .agree 7" in , the statement that if there have been failures in Vienna, thev have occurred among smaller mid uninfluential concerns, whose weal or woe is of but slight interest to the commercial world. It appears that the wild spirit of speculation which now and then afflicts America, has reached the Austrian capital, and Unnatural inflation has been followed by the natural result. Thus for, tho suspension of no important bank is report ed, and it is affirmed that there is no necessity for apprehension, the trouble being confined to tho minor firms. No sales of, .American securi ties have been ordered by German bankers in consequence of the reputed stringency abroad. GERMANY. Special Dispatch to The Chicago Trtbune, New Yobk, May 17.—A Berlin correspondent, under date of Hie middle of ApriL presents a curious condition of affairs already developed in Germany by the anti-monastic legislation .of Prince Bismarck. The writer says the Jesuits have found, a fresh ally in Prussia and the ranks of the enemies of the now ecclesiastical legisla tion are swollen by combatants whoso loyalty, hitherto has been unswerving. • Herr Yon Gorlach no longer stands alone as a Protestant opponent of the Chancellors policy. A portion of the . Protestant aristocracy of the old provinces of the kingdom have passed over into the camp of the enemy. In Pomerania and Silesia a bitterness' of antag onism has revealed itself which was never sus pected. These facts have excited much com ment in Germany. The official papers openly accuse tho Protestant clergy of the Eastern Provinces of becoming the allies of the Ultra moutanes, and the ministerial difficulties of Prince Bismarck are not decreasing. SPAIN. Batojwe, May 17.—Don C&rloa has written to Gen. Dorregarray, congratulating him upon the result of the late engagement at Puente de Eraul, and announcing that he.will soon assume the personal command of the held. Pebpignait, May 17.—A Carlist journal pnbr liehed here announces that Don Carlos entered Navarre on the night of the lith Inst., and took command of an army numbering 15,000 with whom he is resolved to conquer or perish.* It is also stated that Don Carlos has concluded a loan of 400,000,000 reals with English bankers, and has promised to make Olio a Field-Marshal, and Dorregarray a Lieutenant-General. - Intelligence hao reached here of the total de featin Aragon of the Spanish troops. * CUBA. Havana May 16.—The vomito is increasing. In view of the exposed condition of the passen gers of the steamers Jumala and Yazoo, the consignees have asked permission to transport them to New York on the steamer leaving to morrow. ~ . Francis H. Milton, an Irishman claiming to be an employe of the New York Custom-House,, and a newspaper correspondent, on returning from the insurrectionary district to Manzanillo on Monday, was imprisoned, hut released yes-, terday. . o . Tho proposition of the Government to enact half the import and export duties in gold is op posed by.tho merchants. . FRANCE. Paris. May 17.—The resignation of Goulard and Jules Simon bos been accepted by the Presi dent. Their successors will be moderate Bepub licanS Or Left Centra - »arfc»r. —USSfT tfhe Ministry of Public Worship will be ro-cstab- BSjjed. ■wPauis, May 17.—Several journals have been for publishing the letter of Felix Pyat, ad 5JT'Sed to the President, and printed originally '■'■ London Times. The Peuple Sovrain baa for pnbliehing an 'editorial oriti-' ciaa jfjtfouat Assembly. ■ •' _ ; v '. CANADA.; ; . ,to The Chicago Tribune. ' i> ' May 17—John Shedden, President of ibl Toioato & Nipisaingßailway,' was crushed to tenth la* night at. Cannicgton fitation on the return of tae special train from * ITACr. Rome, May 17.—Tiio Chamw rwhiio, to-day approved tiio religiooa boari, by a vote of 355 against. 13. Fifloon Dt~JS| were absent. The second danse, with anmSi;. . ment granting the Pope 400,000 liras L annuaS7, for the maintenance'of Generals of the orders,' was adopted by a vote of 220 against 193. ’' Roue, May 17.—The health of the Pope isim~ proving rapidly. Ho gave a grand reception in', the Vatican to-day. , A large number of pilgrims are expected to-morrow from Florence.Dis turbances are feared, and the garrison has been reinforced. . . . ON THE RAIL. Progress of the Southwcstem-Bouni Congressional Excursionists.; 1 Special Dispatch to Jhc Cldcaqo Mpseoobs. I, T., May 17.—The Congressional party has reached the Indian Territory,_and ; will be in'Texaa: to-morrow." Tho party .that . left: Springfield for the" entire j oumey consists of the following: 7V. B; Evans, Chainnari oif the Copj mitiee of Arrangements, of Galveston; John W. Dwyer, Attorney of the road, having charge of theexenrsion on behalf of the railroads; Charles W/Clisboj Beading Clerk of the House; Sena tors Bogy ,of Missouri, Eamsey.of Min-, nesots,.. Hannigan ■of . Texas, Cooper of Tennessee. and .two . daughters; Representatives F.-G.-Bomberry, of Alabama; IV. -G- Haines," of Arkansas; Dhillipi Cook, of ■ Georgia ; Jasper D. Ward, Charles 13. Farwell, H. C. Bnrcbard, Erasklin Corwin, G. T. Port and wife,' G. T. Saner, William H. Bay,and wife, / John McNulty aad wife, J. S. Martin, Isaac Clements, 8. S. Marshall, Illinois; W.E. Niblett, S. J. Wolf, J. Bf. Wilson, John Cobwin, Mrs. J. Casson,. J. N. Tyner and wife, Jasper Packard, G. S. Orth, of Indiana; A. It. Cotton, William Longberfdge, John A. Kasson, Jackson Orr, Iowa; 8. A. Cobb and lady, Kansas; £. Cross lin,' C: W. Milliken, John D. Young, Kentucky; J. S. Sypher, L. A "Weldon, C. B. Daicll, Frank'Maury, Louisiana; JT-V. Field, George. WZDard, J. W. Begoii, 0. D. Conger, N. B. Bradley and wife, J. A Hubboll, Michigan,• Jason Niles. George C. McKee and wife, Missis sippi; E. 0. Stanford, Erastus Wclls, W. H. Stone. E: Ai Hatch, B. P. Bland, : H. E. Havens and lady, T. •G. Crittenden, A Corning, A H. Buckner, Ira B. Hyde; Missouri; William B. ' Small, New Hampshire; J, W. Hazleton, Amos Clark, M. L, Ward, andEx-Congieasinan George A Halser, of New Jersey ; David Wilbur and David 33."Mellish, cf New York; L.' B. Glinckle and. wife, C, ■N. Lamisou, L, T. Neal.'John Berry, M. T. Sprague, Ohio ; W. Crutchfield, Tennessee; D. C. Giddings, Ac H, Willie, Texas; John A Smith, A M.Davis, Thomas Whitehead, Virginia; C. G. Williams and wife, G. W. Hazleton, J. A Harbor, C. A Eldridge, J. M. Busk, A 5. McDiH, Wisconsin ; the . New Orleans Committee, Gen. Cyrua Bua-'' sey, Judge M. H. Kennard, B. ‘ C. Clowiy, Su jienntendeut of the Western Union Telegraph .Company; Josiah-Fogg and wife, James B. j Bads and daughter, George Barries, Charles M, Bllard, W. G. Buchanan, and'other citizens of Bt. Louis. Most of the party will go on to New i Orleans and Memphis from Galveston. Fire*. CrxcntNATt, May 17.—A fire on the corner of Walnut and Pearl streets, which occurred at noon to-day, was not so disastrous as at first though* It would be. The loss on the stock of Meis i Meyer and McKwnara & Co. frill probably not-io overSlo,ooo. The only damage to the building yas m the roof, and will amount to abodt §1,500. Insurance on stock, 640,000, principally hold'ln home the * Commercial [ Citizen, Enterprise,*farmers’,XfMlaiiii’ ."and tho' agencies of f Owen Owens and Evans, CassHly & Cb: ■ ii* i-" fv M; >•; . in Cheboygan* dp .-Stroyed N 'twc>'' buildlngsvdjelongbig to E. Nelson N and Crookson & Jessup. Kelson’s loss ’was §5,000; Crookson & Jessup, loss §3,000; Mc- Arthur, Smith & Co., $3,000 ; Bosonblooii, mer chanttallorp 63:500: ‘Ko~iDsurancor~* : Kew Yobk, May 14.—8y the burning, of Clark & McDonald’s stables in East Forty-iiirst street . to-night, a number of-horsea perished. . WALL STREEf; ■ '' Bevicw of tho Ittoncy, Stock, Gold, .and Produce markets*, Speeidl 'Ditjyalch (b THe Chlcagd TriUunei'yCt New Yoke, May 17.—Money, was easy all day, ( and prime mercantile paper is in good demand at ,7(5)9 percent. The bank-statement on rising :averagea.for legal tendera shows, that the banks. havo“ now $4;970,275 above the 55 per cent re-' serve which National Banka only are required by law to keep on hand. The Slate banks have a percentage of reserve to liabilities of 24.14, and Nationals?. sS,'th9_ average reserve of ..the two classes beingr27.l2.The., banks have increased their accomihodatton tokorroweraW average for the week of $3,336,500. STOCKS were alternately weak ; and .strong during the early part of the day, but after 1 o’clock the mar ket assumed greater strength. A moderately largo- business was transacted in tho principal shares' at advancing prices. At the opening, quotations, were 3iV to. %. per cent below the dosing figures of yesterday. There was a much less 'active' business' in’ Erie,' and the changes wore less frequent than usual. • *. :< OOU) WAS ACTIVE’ • -• and 'higher. \ The report .cabled this morning that the Bank of; England had advanced its rate to 6 per cent ,is not • generally credited here.. , JCt was ‘: reported *■ that . the leading bear operator had taken in r a 'large quantity of gold to-day tor. the purpose, as was - supposed,’ of giving the stock market another twist next week, •r 1 ' . • - y.i-'-: - GOVERNMENTS were strong but closed dull. ' ‘ PAiLUBE.: ' ’ - J - There were rumors - afloat on tbe street this afternoon that a Southern correspondent of a New-York bill-drawing firm had failed, -and- that overdrafts on Liverpool against cotton had' been- discovered. The losses were variously estimated at £50,000 to £120,000 sterling. 1 - EEEADSTUPFS. - Flour—Holders have advanced their .prices, under orders-from the South and West. The higher prices- 1 asked check the local and shipping demand. Good superfine and shipping extras are salable ; sales, • 9,800 brk;'receipts,''6,3ss brls.- Wheat stronger for common and medium qualities,: which, are in fair demand; choice qualities firm and scarce. The absence of freight-room prevents the filling-of orders foe June. Sales reported of. 30,000 bu No. 1 Mil waukee, for first half of June, at $1.71, for home use., Sales,-72;000hu; receipts, 55,525 bu. PROVISIONS. Fork moderately active in a jobbing way, and prices steady.Sales, cash and regular, of about 250 brls'at SIB.OO for ndw mess for future de livery.- May held at $18.00(5)18.25,-with ;$17.50 ; receipts, 148 packages. . Gut-meats generally very quiet,- and prices consequently more or less nominal. Dry salted shoulders, 7j<c. Some inquiry for fresh meats, and* sales- of about 2,006 pcs;- at for hams, 7c for . shoulders, and, 9c for. bellies.. .Receipts, 636 pkgs.;-Bacon very quiet, and prices unset tled j long clear quoted at 93£(a/9>£c,.and short-, dear, at without. business. Lard moderately active and easier; Western on spot; for May, 9H@9K C ; city, For future; delivery, business.reported, embraced, last even ing, 1,000 tes May, oj£c, and. about 3,000. tes Juno at 9%c. For contracts to-day, 250 tea June, 9c, and 250 tes July, at Receipts, 679 pkgs. , - . . VAN BUREN. Why,-; He Was Bemored from . (ho Comznissionerslup to Vicuna«Rcck> . less Expenditures, Bribery, Etc*: ; : SpecialDispatfJitoThe-Chieago Tribune, - New York, May-17.—A- ‘Washington special "Bays: Xu reply to the solemn assertions contain ed in an affidavit of Gen. Van Bnren, late United States Commissioner to Vienna, the Secretary of State says that in Liberty street, New York, is a restaurant kept by John Sutherland, who dis tinctly states .and affirms to the authorities of tho ‘State Department, and has stated to three prominent . gentlemen .of New York, who have made affidavits' to the fact,.!,that Gen. Tan Boren came to- him and offered him —place — in“the Exposition -'at Vienna if he would agree to' divide the Neither tho-President nor Mr. Fish-entertain h doubt regarding the truthfulness of this assertion,- and, if they had - doubts of this, there is other testimony of even stronger character. Mr.'Fish also says -that the statement that' Mr. Vanßuren’B. Assistant Commissioners were ap-. pointed on his (Secretary Fish’s) recommenda tion, is utterly untrue.- Mr.-Wan Boren was al lowed to select his own moo, and every one of the old board was appointed at Van Boren’s re quest. . Hr. McElraib, especially, was Mr. Van Bnreu’s friend and adviser; yet' when Mr. • McEirath was 'requested to investigate the charges against- Mr. Van Bnren, he telegraphed to the State Department, upon, investigation,- that the charges were true, and asked not only Mr. Van Boren’s,, but, his own suspension. The fullest confidence and discre tion were reposed in Mr. Van Buren, and no re-' moval would have taken place had not the,Presi and -Secretary Fish -been - certain.of the --necebiity of shCh actions Mr. Fish was Mr. Van Buren a iTienfi from the outset. He did-all inhia nower to bJ&appointment, and feels 'as ' “Teßtigstion into"the mi 63 foaera“Shcm™m^refe d forwarded to>- ae hinS ; “n. n . d that the Congressional .appropriatißS 11 3 exhausted, and that £30,000 was charged nearly pended oh the roof of the sewing-machinS , e -*’ partment, when actually it should not hare bceh more.than one-tenth that sumo Other reckless expenditures were-proven; '.also charges of bribery,'etc." ■ Goods are arriving rapidly, and it isejcpected that the American..aepartmont..will ; be ready by Juno *10.’,; ‘ ' j " Sl> Lanis Items. -> Sr. Lbors, May 17.—Phe Democrat, Globe, and Anzeiger, hempapers of this were sued to- - , day/or $90,000, damages, by J. E. Swartz, Chaa. Winchester, and Joaepli Hurley. There are nine suits altogether, based upon statements in these papers that ibe men had taken - improper liber ties. with two theatre ballet girls. - :> Postal cards were put in circulation hero to- - day. One .million have been ordered, for this Pcat-Officc, . ~ ; 1 James Ogf a deliberately undressed Jiurieelf- bn the steamer-Bayard, at tbe wharf, this morning. He leaped overboard, and. was drowned, lie came on the boat at Louisiana, Ho. - T, mysterious Death. ' Wjai)OBOBo,-.SIe;, Hay 17.—Dr.0 P.-B. Baker, of Warren, was found dead this morning, shot through’ l the - ; heart,.at a honae near Warren, About 2 .o’clock an nnmarried .woman .named Mink called at a neighboring house, declaring: that Dr. Baker abet her,-but as there were no wounds she waa supposed to be delirious. - Soon after daylight Dr. Baker's carriage was discov ered at the woman’s house, and the neighbors on entering found the doctor’s dead body. : . - c: .o. Ohio Politics. CtEVEL.Wfn,' 0., 'May 7 'Eepnblican County- Convention for election of delegates to tho State Convention was held, here to-day. Twenty-four put of the twenty-sevsn- delegates, and probably the entiredolegatim, will support for Lieutenant-Govempr the Hon. Allan. T. Brinsmado. 1. ■ ■ State- BTonre Contract . pPEisairELD, IU.,H-yl7.—The Commiaaionera have- awarded the sontnict for heating the new Capitol to A..L. Ide, of this city, for $91,500, this being the lovest hid. Hr. Ide must furnish security in 570.900. and warrant the heating ap paratus to wort well for five years. Xo-Kepcat It, CiKdnwjri, 0., Hey 17.—1t is now definitely determined to hold another musical festival here two years hence, Theodore Thomas has signi fiea his willingness to undertake its direction. It is expected that it will occur the last week in IBy. , ’ v ' 71 7 ' ■ ■' 7- " BiewTork Legislature, Albasv, N;' T., May 17.—The Governor has signed the Police Justices’ bill. .It gives the Mayor -of New Tork-the- power of appointing successors to the present Justices, whom it re tires. THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE: MONDAY, MAY 19, 1873. NEW YORK. - *• wA to The Chicaao Tribune.' - YbEk t ;lTay 17.—The suburban campaign for the auction sale of real estate'is now fairly opened, and. in the opinion of the Jnosfc eiperi , enced dealora/r-blda fair to surpass any season since 18G9. It has been estimated thafrabout 200,000 salaried men, young merchants, and arti -eanfl in'New-York find -it- expensive and unsatis factory to rear families in tenement and board ing-houses, and need healthy and economical -homea-in the suburbs. Dr. Docortez* who destroyed himself lyn, was unmarried, a native of Barcelona,' Spain, and in hia 84th year. Ho - graduated at -the Uni-, versity of Bahia,'Brazil, and also atOxford, Eng land. • A friend of Decortoz recently committed suicide in Hartford, and.this r coppled with pecu niary embarrassment, produced'* excessive de spondency.. Dccortez iras a man of very high intellectual attainments, an excellent linguist, a .profound, observer, and a graceful;writer, but was unable to earn a livelihood. ; He was of an ancient line of Spanish aristocracy. -. j At.7 o’clock this morning the barkeeper: of - a low negro danoe-houso r at 69 Sullivan street,. TUBhed up to a policeman in an excited ‘manner, and asked him to come inside. In a priyyin the rear the officer found a large pool of blood two inches deep.hn the centre of which was lying a razor. ; Blood was spattered on the walls, and marks of bloody fingers were on the door-posts. The officer tracked drops of blood from the pool .to a hallway, coriier of Broome and Sullivan streets. Satisfied that a great crime' had been committed, he hurried to the Police Station and reported to: Oapt. McCullough, and a platoon of .men in civilian dress at once began a thorough search of the neighborhood. Meantime an immense crowd of excited blacks and whites gathered around, anddicussed the mystery; At 10:40 o’clock a negro .rushed into the ponce station and said that Mary Jane' Sul-' livan, of 57 Thompson .street, hadbeen killed by, her- paramour, who had fled* Proceeding thither, the.officers.clambered up two pairs of stairs, and found a young white woman lying on. a bed, dead, and covered with bruises. They as certained that she had been living with a colored -calciminer, named Jim, alias Joe Jackson, and that he had disappeared.. His bank-book and several other articles were also missing.’ The row of houses of which No. 67 is one is known as “ Nigger Alley,” and is peopled by negroes and their white mistresses.: Besides the dead woman, two other young white women, also mistresses of Jackson, were in the room, and were arrested as witnesses. The wounds on the corpse:-were evidently inflicted by some heavy blunt instrument like • on- ax-handlo, which was found on the floor. None could have been done’ with a razor, and there . was no connection between the body end the pool of blood in the privy of 69 Sullivan street; The police formed a theory that Jackson had caught her in the act of unfaithfulness with another colored man in the latter place, had killed him -with a razor, hidden his body, drove her home, murdered her, and fled. AU the facts since as certained seem to bear out this horrible theory. When the Corronor and his assistants arrived at the house of death they found such a crowd assembled • that it was with the utmost difficulty, they elbow ed their way to the door. The interior of the miserable shanty was so densely packed that a strong force of: police was found necessary to clear the way to the room where the body lay. It was that of & young woman of 22, with beauti ful features, slim, hut elegant figure, rather below medium size. She had long, dark' silken hair, dark complexion, and dark eyes. She lay on her side,_ near the front edge of the bed/and was covered only with a chemise and , coarse brown horse-hlanket. - A deep cut was found over the right temple. The'nose-was swollen as if hya blow. Both eyes and the right check wore discolored, and the . face,'neck, and chemise were stained with blood. Near tho right elbow was an abrasion surrounded by discoloration: as if in warding off a blow from a club. This arm day across the body, and' tbo other was partly outstretched as, •if in the act of - supplication for mercy, on act which tho open mouth strongly suggested. The skull was not fractured, but. death was found to have resulted from compres sion of the brain by a large clot of coagulated blood from one of the external arteries, which had * been ruptured by a blow on the temple. Prom the large quantity of coagulated blood* around tbo heart, and tho -rigidity of the body, it was concluded that she had lived two or three hours after receiving her injuries, and had" died about 4 o’clock. The jury was impaneled, and a formal inquest is to bo held on Monday. The Coroner then-took tho informal deposition of. the witnesses captured by the police. ' Alfred Wilkes, colored, testified that ho was in tho liquor-store at Broome and Sullivan streets, at midnight’last night. Deceased.ou- at tor partaking of a glass ‘of ale,- had-a bottle filled with whisky, with -which eho was about leaving when Jackson came in. On seeing her be shouted, “You d d b——h, what are you doing hero.” Deceased answered “Nothing.” Jackson then said, “ Get out of here,” and struck her back with. I a club, which witness identified as tho one found on the floor of the rbom in which tne corpse lay. Jackson drove her out and followed, and witness heard them talking in loud and angry tones outside. Jackson was perfectly sober at tho time. • Nellie Crnmmel, washerwoman of Jackson’s harem, testified that tho murdered woman took the missing pictures and clock to her house for safe keeping several days ago. Sho said Miss Sullivan wandered into Jackson’s room while drunk three months ago, and-lay down on his’ rhed ; that she had lived with him since. Miss Sullivan had wealthy relatives in Philadelphia, some of whom visited her a few days ago and wanted her to go home with them, hut sho re .fused. - Jackson’s two ‘ other mistresses denied any knoWledge’of the tragedy. One-of them, Lottie Armstrong, described the light-handled razor with gilt letters on it owned ‘by Jackson. * The Coroner showed her the razor found in the pool of blood. It is light-handled, and has on it in heavily-gmlt old English letters : “ The Old English-Bazor.'She-was startled, but- strove to throw doubts upon its identity. The'keeper of tbo dance-house and Ida barkeeper could not recollect whether Jackson was in ..the place last night, although they acknowledged that he was a nightly visitor. The Coroner subsequent ly visited the privy at 69 Sullivan street. Dr. poTjpnan estimated the quantity.©! blood in the that it *^ ee pints, and gave it: as. hia : opinion artery,! suddenly from some main AU the a full,for analysis, were locked up in th® ■ •’washerwoman, Late to-night.a Detention. . v , , washerwoman’s hearing the. -which theJbody lay, and .identi^l^ lo room in •'Miss Cad Gibson, daughter of a'weaief 8 that; of chant of that place. Previous to h:r*al? mer * her sixteenth year, sho was a lovely and accl D S phshed young lady, greatly beloved and respect ed. About, that tune she .fell a victim to the wiles of a~ scoundrel, and’ so ‘degraded did she become in an astonishingly short time ;her name became tho by-word in military camps stationed around tho City of Brotherly Love It is said that in one year she made 626,000 by prostituting herself to soldiers, whom she so greatly demoralized, thst the authorities were compelled to take her in hand.- - A policeman was sent to arrest her. He’caughfc her-one Sun day evening, and was eacortingber to.the police station, when they suddenly mother father, mo*, er and sister returningfrom church; Cad began to scream, *nd, the old gentleman recognizing her voice, few tb” her assistance. The policeman braiwd him with a club, and kicked and beat bis prefftrate body in a brutal -manner, after which • be locked the young lady up. -The next day Mr. Gibson preferred charges against and, after the trial,': he- was -dismissed from the force. * Miss Cad thereupon turned .around and became his mistress/ and lived with* him-’a long time. Then she suddenly disap peared, and the next heard of. her she was at Omaha, leading a life of shame. Thence she went to Chicago, and, ; after staying there a while, returned to Philadelphia,. Not long ago she' idgain" disappeared, - and . nothing was known of her- whereabouts r unUI a. few- days-ago, ‘ when her relatives . tried to, induce her to return homo. A couple of. years ago, Cad’s sister Mary, aleo a beautiful and ac complished young lady, disappeared. A Phila delphian found her torhighfc moaning over her dead sister’s body/ a bloated, filthy wretch, mis tress of a negro. Tho investigation is still gb ,ing on. The authorities hope to catch the mur derer before morning. : Her Britannic Majesty’s Consul, Archibald, on being questioned to-day in regard to tho charges against him, acknowledges that all the facta al leged may be true, but denies that he has re ceived any benefit. He says that anything that may have been done, was done by his clerk, Mr. Frazer, on his own responsibility, Mr. Archi bald promised to look into tho matter. [2b the Associated Press.} An attempt was made to-day to place the At lantic National Bank in bankruptcy, but Judge Blatchford decided that the Bankruptcy Court had no jurisdiction. John McHalpine entered Peter M. Dingee’s house, No. 166 Clinton avenue, Brooklyn, early this morning, and. when discovered by Mias I Binges fired two ehottt at her. He then attempt- I ed to escape, hut Hr. -Bingeedield him until the police arrived. Twoiotherinen, found in the neighhorhopd-and supposed to he confederates;, ■wero'arfeatect?' j. r—. • !■/-, •• < HThe examination of (George MacDonnell,-the alleged Bank of England forger, was continued I to-doy, N/ y I_,. • • v-Tlie funeral-of Nixon,'hanged on Friday, will-, take place to-morrow. Large numbers of carious people visit the house where the wake is holding. The i Macs says : Suit has been commenced agalnstDaiilol Drew, the delicate matter-in which A woman is. concerned. - The Society-dor the Prevention- of Cruelty td . Animals. iaOJls .aonual.meeting.to-iiight, jtud the reports showed it to be in a flourishing con -dition:'- - Henryßerghiwasi. re-elected President, • and Henry; Clews Treasurer. Goy. Dix is among the Vice-Presidents! .1 - , ..r ; -nr / WASHINGTON. .Special Dfipateh to The CMeagolFribux*.: l: . ANOTHEB COLORED CADET; f > .', i: Washington, sfiayT7.— jAfc a'competitive *©x ampliation in Norfolk Jnl* to-day,; for V West Poinl; cadetship, there about twenty candl-' datoa, fifteen i being • ■white and five . colored.. Congressman Platt, to whom the selection * was referred; *• decided in -favor of - a colored boy named John W. ‘Williams, as having.passed, the beat examination." Willlanifl is a colored boy about Ifiyeara .of age, who was bom in slavery* He hasibcen at school for five years only. -- - •. THE SUIT AGAINST THE CREDIT AIOBHJEB. ’ Gen. Ben Green, son of Puff Green; who claims to Hava originally obtained tbe_charter of Uie Credit. MohiUer Company, and yrho Btill claims to -be - the . lawful - owner of * a majority of its stock, as hoou as the Government files its bill in tho! suit against the Union Pacific, ■ to; himself file a bill asking that.be may be made a party to tho suit,* in order that his rights' and interests : may be protected.- • J ' • TODGB PiEEBEPONT’s'ITNANCIAI. THEOBT. ‘ A letter received hero from a. well-informed gentleman, - who is nowin New York City, says there is reason to believe that Judge' Pierrepont will decline tho:: Russian mission. He seeks a higher place,’ that • which is now held _by Judge Richardson; Of this the-President 'has long been advised,.!bat for.various reasons ; do-' dined .to : give Pierrepontthe * coveted honor. So inuch was Pierrepont’s; heart in the Treasury; and so confidently did be expect to succeedßoutwell, that he. visited: the various bankers and leading capitalists of 'Europe'hot long,since, and from them gathered the informa-' tion that a United States., thirty or fifty-year bond at 4 percentom interest could be readily spld: in . Europe. 1 Tho capitalists preferred a long time : bond;. at . a low rate of. interest,: to a short time bond, at' 6 or 7 per cent. It will be readily inferred-from this .state** ment that: Judge : Pierrepont has a .finan cial -theory directly at variance from that of the Administration. He would cease paying off the public debt, as is now. done, and poa£ pone, its payment for thirty .to fifty years ;; but what his plan is. for providing, a sinking-fund or other measure for ultimate liquidation.olthe debt.does not appear. The prediction is rthat ho will decline the mission! to Russia; or; if ho accepts it, wiUJjo accompanied with an under-, standing that.his resignation .may be expected within six months. .Pierrepont .will thus..got the distinction, the prestige m which he delights above all things; save the -dollars, which may* make the way smooth to his larger ambition..: - ... TUB CHIEF JUSTICESHIPS , . From a person who, recently, talked with the Hon. WiJUam.Mj -Evarts; upon the subject,- it is defined. Jhat., Mr.JEvarts would not seek.the' office.of Chief Justice of the JUnit§d States, but would gladly accept it if tho President should tender hau tho nomination. f - . f To the A ssociated Press.] . .TREASURY STATEMENT. . ' •• ; Washington, 20ay 17.—Balances in the Treas ury to-dayV Currency, ; special de positor legal-tenders’ for redemption of certlfii cates of deposit,* §23, .- coin, $74,003,819; < including coin certificates; §23,201,400. -L . ' *V CLAIM REJECTED.'- ,* / ."*“j . ' THe umpire of the* Spanish and American Commission, Baron Lcderer, bias decided ad versely to the claim ofPrefecto do Rajas against Spain, which involved $125,000.v Rojas, a native of CiibaL filed his become a citizen of Uie United States on tho 23 th of September, 1870.' The treaty with Spain for .the settlement of the wrongs and injuries to ’citizens’of tho United States since Iho commencement of the present insurrection in Cuba was concluded on the 12th'of February, 1871. * The umpire held that Rajas was not a citizen within the meaning of the treaty; therefore the Commission has no jurisdiction, and tho claim is dismissed. Six or eight other cases fall on similar grounds. - - --■ .rrnnr. • The President has appointed Edward’ Palmer Indian Agent for the Grand Biver Agency, Da kota; Eobert N. McLaren, United States Mar shal for the District of Minnesota; and" John TiUspn Collector of Internal Bovehue for tho ’ to send Fourth District of Illinois. ■ THE PRISONER o’KEIXT. ' The Seci’etary of State this evening received a telegramlfrom Gen. Sickles that .Uie Spanish Government has ordereithe Cuban authorities O'Kelly to Spain.; " TUT. KICKAJOOS. , Minister Kelson informs the Department that the Mexican Government expresses, its willing ness to do everything in its power to procure the removal of tho' Kickapoo Indians, who have wandered over the: harder, to such reservation as our Government may indicate. The necessa ry instructions have teen sent to the local au thorities of the Mexican States near the boun dary lice. " . anscELLAtnEous. ' All tho members of the Cabinet aronow in Washington." ' • The Committee sent to theßed Cloud Agency" to prepare tho Indians for the . building of the Northern Pacific Bailroad, report that they have seen a- number of representative ■ Indiana and ■whites. - They, are. not ' decidedly hos tile, " though ' they ore- certainly -opposed to , the, project., . They , want _no white’ people -other- than traders on theiPlands. W. B. Webb has filed in the equity court a : petition for a mandamus oh the Secretary of fhe.lnterior, to compel him to iasae a land patent for certain lands in Kansas. This land is part of the Osage ceded lands, and it is said this caaeisateat- ohe. iuwhich 200,0000 0r300,000 acres are involved: MADISON. City Water-Supply—An Artesian iTlin - :.:r .y C ral TToli. ' • Special Ditipatehto The Chicago Tribunt. •' Madison, "Wis-i Hay 16.— I The problem of prater, supply forth© CapitbV< winch ihb'last Xegiala-' ture undertook to solve by providing for. steam-: Dumping works at the lake; has apparently 'ee fj ck *- ►icnof-flomosixty feet having been made, too uppb. Joints of apipe for an.arteaiaawell, bored to ago andabandoiiyi -were removed, and a ieam pump applied, with reaching twenty eight feet into the largor pipo, aye inches in dianeter. For five and one-half hours water was ponped at the rate of a minute, and the Jesuit' was the Ipwering of the' water in the pipe sight inches, and within fifteen zninutes aftei the pumping ceased the water was six inches higUnr than when the pumping was begun. • The water very soft and has a strong-fiavor.of sulphur 'ana-W similar to some valuable mineral waters. Some-mu be analyzed here,,and In Milwaukee Madiaooi&ns ara-eanguine. of adding fountain totbValtractionVdf. this city aa'a puu£/ of ,report..’ _ . ‘ . Suits for Slander. Bexoit, Wie., MaylT.-trTho pastqr ot the In dependent Methodist Church in this city, recent ly from Maine, and more recently from Bockton, 111., has, it is currently reported, commenced suit for slander against parties in Rockford; Eockton,and Beloit; These'parties had circu lated areport that' said minister wai.guilty of nnmimsterial conduct in his associations with a certain lady and others who applied to him for spiritual counsel. The case has mads consider able excitement in the community. • ■ The Arkansas Troubles. Little Bock, May ' 17.—Matters ahbht the State-House are unchanged.. The opponents of Gov. Baxter ha've as'yet made no move towards getting forcible possession of the building or any parfc’of it. An armed guard of (he new militia are on duty again to-night. Nearly all the officers of the old militia are mastered oat, and tteir places filled by men more in sympathy with the opinions of Gov. Baxter. ..The inaction cf I prominent .Republicans opposed to Baxter provoke considerable speculation. . XcTcgrapliic Brevities. A Northwestern aaaengerfest is to he held at Dubuque on tbs 20th to the 21th Inst., inclusive for which, great preparations are making. The grand chorus will consist of .over 300 voices and 100 instruments.' Several celebrated solo singers have been engaged to attend- ■ The case of the Grover & Eaker’Sewing-Ma chine Company against A. S. Hellish, its agent in Dubuque, charged with defrauding.the Com;, pany of money due, has resulted in his acquittal. Three,-charges v wpro preferred, all having been • evidence. \ After i the decision had beenienderod/ Hr. Hellish ‘eh-’: tered shit against the Company for SIO,OOO, for■ def!vmation.ofpharact6r>' '.l | / , hVn /effort is-.making to erect'a- monument, to' commemorate the virtues of Philip Embury, who., emigrated from Ireland in 1705, and in the fol lowing year conducted the first Methodist ser vice' on'thiß'Contincntr - '.THE JUDICIAL CONTEST. | The Fanners of LaSalle County Be . fuse to Indorse-the-’ Nomination of ' Craig for the Circuit Judgeship—The I Knox County Farmers Waiting Cp. Special Dispatch to The-Cbicagb'Tribune . -' , - - - Ottawa,' HI.,' J Kay X7"./-Tilq^Couv en t ionof Farmers’ Clubs.and Qtmiges'bf LaSalle County, a long-expected and important political event, — for it -was one, —held’herb tdniay was well at tended. Out of the thirty-eix- townships in the cimnty, thirty jyere represented by full delega tions! ITThe President of’ the s County Society, John C. Armstrong, of Mission, ; was in the chair. ’ ' • I ; Tho proceedings -opened- •with prayer. I After adjusting a. little matter of.paying §l. I eachfor membership 'fees,-W/W. • Gilman,- Eaqr I ofjMeudota, arose to question of privilege. He I said he had been grossly slandered The Otta [ wa Free Trader had charged him with having I fixed up a bogus delegation from LaSalle Coun ty at the Princeton Convention. - He pronounced the change false, and desired the Convention to* refute the slander by adopting the following res olution. .: Metolved* . By the LaSalle County. Fanners* Aasocia | elation, that the fanners* granges and clubs of LaSalle I County, endorse the nomination of A; 31. Craig, msde ' at Prlncelonp for the Supreme Judgeship ' of the Fifth District. ; . ; •. - “ Wrangling and-'confusion;.;followed .for an hour; Motions and counter-motions came thick and fast, when at last a motion to table was car ried by a vote of 36 for to '23 against. *So Craig was notindorsed by.lhe Fanners* Convention .of the populous County.of LaSalle, - , •. A motion to appoint delegates to a proposed Convention to choose a candidate tpr Circuit Judge was also made: but lost sight of. The Committee on Resolutions finally reported thatit was inexpedient to introduce, any qnes-. . tion in the Convention foreign to the immediate interests of the farmers,' which was adopted, and the Convention adjourned. "*■ • The friends of Judge' Lawrence believe that a resolution could have passed Indorsing that gen tleman." - . • • • Special Dispatch to The Chicago Tribune. Prtkcexok, 111., May 17.—The address from the Knox County Farmers* Association to their 1 fellow-farmers of tho Fifth Judicial District,'' i has like ‘a bombshell in the nest'of the, trainers of Mr. Craig in this place. As a railroad attorney he has an. unenviable reputation, hav lug defeated the anti-monopolists of Galesburg in their'efforts to secure a competing railroac, from that* point east, and the fanners are going back on him strong. The men - who have Him | on' training ” are getting alarmed, 1 and well they may, for, instead of being the can-, didate of ;thofanpers, it is getting pretty gener ally to be understood that he is in the interest of Bryant, Stevens & Co. Cralgjs now traveling around the District, in the garb of a farmer, in soiled clothes, slouched hat, and stogy, boots, and pretending that he can and will do wonder ful things when ho gets on the Bench. • * - , 'Uvecial ‘Disvateh-to The-Chicam"Tribune*' “ Peobia, HL, May 17.—At the Frinceville Re- Eiblican Convention to-d&y, Jndue H. B. ns was chosen a candidate for Circuit Judge by acclamation. RELIGIOUS. : The Prcsbyterlans—Proccedinffs of tire . Assembly In Session in Baltimore-* _ A Manifested to InVesti gatc tlie Publication JB poycdßeorgnnizatiou. / Special Dispatch to The Chicago Tribune. t Baltdiobs, Md., May 17.—The feature of to day’s session was the debate on the .resolution i offered by the Eov. James Dunn, requiring from ' the Board of Publication a detailed financial l . statement. The Assembly has manifested a pur pose to' press hard this Board, and discover whether it is managed on sound business princi -1 pies. There is no evidence of fraud or extrava -1 • g&nco, but rather 'of carelessness : and a purpose to create a close corporation, of Philadelphia Presbyterians. When the issue was made, to-day, Bra. Booth and Backus spoke -very plainly of the continued refusal of. the Board to. present proper accounts. The latter gentleman said that no. body of .men, however respectable, wore justified in expending the Church’s money and not accounting therefor. The Western members are especially hostile to the Board’s recent conduct, and many of them express an intention at rebuking its arrogance. Their first move will be against the proposed pe riodical for gratuitous circulation, .which, it ia said,-is designed to satisfy the editorial proclivi ties of certain officials without involving their private fortunes. • . Phillip Schaff to-day secured from the Assem bly tho surrender of-an entire evening'next week to the hearing of addresses in behalf of tho Evangelical Alliance, which meets in New York next October. This is a pet measure of Br. Sob all’s, and he was sent to the Assembly to represent it. . . One of the most important matters to come before the Assembly is a plan for the consoli dation of the Boards of the Church, and a sim plification of its machinery. Several papers on this subject.were offered to-day.- There is now top much friction in tho workings of tho Church,; as compared with the products of eleven boards and committees, all with salaried officials and separate Treasurers to perform’ a work which might bo entrusted to four. - Undoubtedly the .present Assembly, will-remedy thismatter.- * * -To-morrow all-the-Presbyterian pulpits and many of other, denominations will oe filled by delegates. Br* Crosby will preach in the Central. Church in the morning, vand in v the evening a woman’s missionary meeting will be held. ■ v . :al ■. “All the Chicago Commissioners -but Judge ' ■Williams have arrived. • By mistake only the name of tho Bev. C.X.; Thompson.was reported to tno stated clerk,- and be is only recognized in the formation of the committees.. .* [TotheAtsocfaUdPresg.].: .BaLTiMOBEjJday 17.—The Prcabjrterian Gen-, oral Assembly torday received a report' from the . committee appointed to prepare :.tho Book of Praise, announcing its completion.; The report, was referred to a special committee.;; ; .> . ; A proposition, to establish, a professorship of missionary instruction was referred to the Com- J mittee on Theological Seminaries. n r :u..z . f A resolution.tbat when .a minister-becomes disabled by age ordiaease be shall be placed by his presbytery on the retired roll of honor* was referred to the Committee, on Church Polity. < , /The report on. the conflicting claims of the • Church at Jacksonville, Pia., ■ was-placed on < thedocket. • . . 1- ] A number of papers from different presbyteries on education, aenaissiona of the ministry,, ob servance of tbe Sabbath, Ac., were read and referred. r The Ber, Dr. H. A. Baird,. presenting the • Cumberland (Presbyterian- Assembly,. no win aession in Huntsville, Ala., was introduced by the Moderator, Ahe Bev. Dr, Crosby, and made au address. He noped the day would spon come when there would be but one Presbyterian •]S e Northern' Church in any negotiations . If this Assembly should deem it proper toLapk->mt a committee to consider any. prapoßitipn ■tioni ch - W l °i lH do ,^ e T™. and their commit*-” &SS&bf? So?t , l » ct of the Cumberland Chu^iL l^ to his suggestions |in regard to reunion" woiUu prompt a generous response. .. . r The Assembly took a. recess of fifteen nr-nhlesl On motion of Hr.Pierson, of Detroit, a Coi._ mittee, composed of Dfs. Nelson, of .Lane Sem inary’; C. A. Dickey, of St. Louis; J. P. Smith,’ of Baltimore,- and Elders George S. Drake and J; Siljarrar, wets appointed-to confer irith a similar committee from the Cumberland Church 'on the subject of reunion. , ’ The report of'the Board,of Publication was approved. "" A resolution was adopted that'-tbs Board of Publication make a detailed financial’ statement annually, and the Assembly; adjourned till Mon day at Ua. m. . . The Southern Presbyterians. Little Bock, Ark., May 17.—Tbs Preahy-. terian Assembly of the United States assembled at 9 o’clock this morning, and was opened by Moderator Smith. Prayer by ex-Gov.B. W. Pair ton, of Alabama. - The Moderator anhonneed the following addi tions to committees; Bills and Overtures—The Eev. L. Johnson, W. M. Hannah.. Judicial Committes—John Stuart. .'" Theological Seminaries—The Eev. B. Cooper. Snstentation—W. B. Hamilton, theßev. J. H. Lapps.' Foreign Mission—The Bar. S. E. Arson. (Publication—Tbo Eev. W. A. Wood,-.A. JL SArouL i. Eabcation—The Eoy. TV. Pinierton/ibe Ber.'V L-jJJ _ _ | Evangelistfe—The Eer. £>! , j '{Systematic Benevolence-rßer.' 3. p.lDenwid die,-: C. HI Smith, Bev. IV. As Carter. [i. <" I> V., J orbiSß-Correspondence—LV-iLr Hallodayr v Sunday Schools—W. J, Locke, J. S. Bamsey. Dr. Baird, of the Committee on Publication, read the Secretary’a annual report. The report Is printed, aad ia very yalaah'.oas. It' refers to" the publication of the works of the Church, and contains a long dissertation in relation to a -benevolent inatilntinn fnr fha printing nf mlig ouß tracts and books, locjited_at Richmond, Va., under the management- of- the Presbyterian CommUtee of 'Tho'" report’ of tho Treasurer of the Committee was then read. Thor Committeeron -Overtures- and'Billa 10-- portod.an overturefrbih; Sao .Parilo. requeating. that means be taken to -Christianize the Jews. The teport was adopted. w->src-.,'jnk. The same Committee reported a memorial from the PresKSeryjaf jlterapniß,! aslong a_committeo of members of the Assembly to address a circu lar letter to mombersof the Church to_ encourage> family prayer. Baport adopted. , The Assembly beat took up the question of the naming of the next place of meeting; .The : second-'ballot ro snltedin the-election of Columbus,. Misa^-Ad-.J < joumed. ! ; •. >• <•: ; - ( . ADAMS’- E(iLoGY ON SEWARD. Statement of ihe. Hon* 3lontgoiner7 Blair—lietter from'thelLate Chiel <Jtistice r €ha£e—JLincolii’s fame Vin dicated* ‘ .-..V . Washington (J lay 15) 'DUpaich to ’flia '‘Keta. ' Tori There continues to exist among the friends of Lincoln considerable tenderness on the subject of the oration of Charles Francis Adams - on the character of Mri Seward.. "With .regard to the proposition that'the surviving members .of-Pres ident Lincoln's Cabinet-shoald unitein contro verting some portions-of Hr/ Adams* remarks, Hr. Montgomery Blair, ex-Postmascer-General,- has prepared the foflowing statement ': fi The statement as it appeared in the public press that the late Chief Justice,' Mr. ‘Welles, and. myself had. determined to unite in protesting against the injustice done to Mri Lincoln by Mr. Adams* inf his eulogy upon Mr. Seward is not strictly accurate. The facta are, that on the ap pearance * of- Mr. ' Adams’ oration; Mr. Welles wrote me that he thought: Mr. -Adams-had not observed the customary limits of eulogy which tolerated any extravagance of praise to' thb enb ject ot : it,awhile' nothing derogatory to others { .was spoken, but had unduly exalted Mr. Seward I at the expense of Mr. Lincoln,. and. he thought that those who knew his statement' to be incor rect ought to say so. I concurred with Mr. Welles'"'"in' 'the 1 "gross injustice done'' Mr. Lincoln by Mr. Adams, but thought r it would be sufficient, and-would avoid unseemly controversy, .if the .survivors, of Mr, Lincoln's Cabinet should unite in saying that Mr, Adams had been misled as to the gelations between Mr. Lincoln;*;and!his Secretary of State, without going into particulars ; .andTr- so wrote-.to-Mr^ ; Welles, and also to tho Chief Justice, from whom, several days afterward, I received this . -reply** - - -~tt No. COlEstbeei,.■ y STostut, 9 o'clock, April 28,1973.) “ “ Mr DkatiMe. lil-alr; I have ■ not -read -Mr,-. Adams’ oration- There 'is no -occasion,- I' fliJnlr, 'to apprehend any damage to Mr. Lincoln’s memory from the exaggeration-of Mr. Sonard’a.merits, but If -my health ]>ertniltpd,. 1 ahonld have no objection to cbm paring views with yourself and Mr.'Wellea, and letting* tho results be made public. Sincerely yours, To UioJTo-s-. JJn. Bi.Am, ■ 3.P. Chase. ..j “ Before this uoio'carnoto hand, Isawby lie tono’rifthQpnblic press Hint, as". tlihV Chief. JuS. ties says, .there was really- no occasion to :-appra—- hem!damage’toMr.'Lincoln’s memory from llih exaggeration of Mr. Seward’s merits, ancl being at the time very much engaged professionally, I did nofc-go to see. the .Chief Justice to confer with him till be had left the.city. I know, how-‘ conferred.with him here and in New York, that he concurred fully in; r saying- that-Jlr. Adams, had been: misled, and Senator Cameron also;concurs.in. this.- - 'There conld not bo a greater misconcep- - tion of history; than -to give to Mr; Lincoln a subordinate part, either in his own adminis tration or" in the-Republican'■party "prior to the nomination,* and compare him with Pierce, Buchanan, and other.inferior men, whoaeolava-. tion was due to intrigue, Lincoln was Mr. Sew ard’s leading , compel! to r.at Chicago .-from'-tho start, and was nominated by acclamation almost, on the second ballot Ho was the recognized' leader of hiaparty in Ulinois' in T855, when" be was the preferred candidate fortho Senate of all bat five of those who elected 'Judge Trumbnll,' who being Demociats would -not-then vote for' Mr. Lincoln, but while Judge Trumbull’s friends would not vote Tor Lincoln, he (Lincoln) wont on the floor of tho House and urged his friends .to vote for Trumbull. He had been a leading competitor for ffio Yxce-Kesidency against Sir. Dayton in 1856, and this was before his de bate with Douglas, which , proved him to be j the representative man of the Republican party of that day, and everybody knows that ho con tinued to be its true; representative thencefor ward till the hoar of his death, whilst Mr. Sew ard, by.hla speech on the 12th of January, 1861) m the Senate, which was echoed in the House by’ his friend and eulogist Mr, Adams, on the 31st,’ lost them both the confidence of that party. irV Seward, referring to-the secession movement - then in progress, said that" he would meet I ex actions- with concessions,- and violence 'with.’ Seace. • And" accordingly agreed with . the* onfederateCommissioners... to surrender our forta-on their requirement. Bat —Mrr Lincoln declared, in ■ his. Inaugural).'that “ the power confided to, mo .-will be., used to hold, occupy, and possess the •' property and Slaceabolonging to the. Governmept,” and or ered-the reinforcement of Sumter, which-Mr. Seward had stipulated to give up within five days; This was at the beginning of the-Admin-" istration, and-Mr) Lincoln was -equally true - tp : his own convictions ’on all iuiportaniqucstiDna to the end. -It is-notan uucommon.error among' the astute to impute .the success -of- those, who are acceptedas great by the .common peopla.to the sharpness,-of the inferior, bnt able "men .they call-, tb-lheir -assistance.- This,—l-rememr" her, was the belief -of ranch -persons with respect to Gen. .Jackson. Indeed,, many . of. .the able men-ho /had- brought- about him- from’ time to time thought th oy took. carb.of - him, .and. were indispensable to him, while the truth was that hewaa-taking care of them and-the country also. Now) they are-forgotten, while .with each revolvingjcar, as .the mists of party heata_paaa. away" and the old here’s simple grandeur of character is better understood, ha. grows greater in the eyes-of his countrymen; -So it wilMje' with •Lincoln.- Ho- was'reallya great- soul—a • patient, magnanimous, truthful, loving, and lov able man, without, egotism, devoted to great purposes, and with" respect to all essential things a; very resolute.inah-b " Recent -Idinc Disasten* • Westvileß) ‘ N.‘, S~ s quiet, about the. Prommond colliery to-day. A men. are engaged carting away the earth with which various openings were filled. Ko were added to the already long list of missing. Mr. Drummond, President of the Company, says immediate steps will be taken to organize men, and provide work about the surface for those willing to re main, and will do all in their power for them. HATiipAX,-Msy 17.—A- relief meeting- fpr-ther widows ahdjorphana.by the> pmmmtidd, colliery; .explosion was held here A large amount' was Bubacribfid,’ and It to 1 solicit subscriptions. ■ "New Yonk,' May 17^—Xondon paperafannounce': that thß.Jast surmorof the caLamtiy atr the" AVynnatay colliery' ‘BuabbnV Peter UarUngfon, son of the manager r ~isdead.- ThSre is norone' now leftttf tell'’how the explosion-wascaused** A searchingr.invebtigation wilT-be made by the authorities.,, „ 1, . ’pßituayry,; j Qijjl J Memphis, Tenn.,, Mar X7.=rCo3. B. « prominent merchant and President ot the Chamber of Commerce laa'f yoaf, died o'f dyaen be-commahded a .. CoL 'joL? cava r lr y o*Jdan’ & CoS. J' \ P£ the, firm of Bogan, - consumption. , .** ; Bomerynto, yesterday,,of, MKJipms I Xenn., : May,',.l a-prommentlawyaV jrHon. James Phelan, thd Confederate Semite fro'm ,r * y ' a member of' thie afternomi of .(Jtjjjfusaippi, died i moral of a small tumor Irom’hia the re-* Ocean Steamship rro-iv»,V “ _ M&y 17.—Armed, bieamsr JUx^ n - - from-Bremen. * * ; *«» Quez-vstows, -May' 17..—Arrived., atewnahißa Scotia, from NawvEork, and Malta," from Boo^ Base Ball. Philadelphia, Pa.,‘Mavl7,—Base.ball: Ath letics, 12; Mntnala, blank. Bostos, May 17.—Base ball: Atlantica, 12; Bostons, IB - ... .'1 ; i ‘1 Ihe I.a'bor (Question. , ... - , ■ * SpeexaTDiipatcJi to TRt'Chicago'Trtbunt.*' “ New ioek, May 17; —A Providence letter s«ys' the effeet'bf the Trades' Unions in Bhode Island is that every day families are leaving the State; not Deaauaa they have netbeea doing-wen there; j not because they do not wish to stay, but be ,cansfecertam persons who will not work are de terfiinod that others shall not. -rfNxwJoss, May 17.—The striking gasmen oi [Brooklyn ara still upon the streets, and are be ginning to think the Company will not reinstate them’on any terms Dec oration-Day—-A Good Day’s "Work. Special' Siepateh-to-The Chieago'^Pribme: —■— SpEi.vanzij}, m., May 17.—They Grand- Army of the Republic made arrangements, ata meeting belcHo-night in the Semite Cbamberpto decorate the Boldiera’ .graves at. Camp Batler; near this 'dtjr.-'JOxero axe about 800 soldiexa buried in tbg, cemetery, and' heretofore there has been an s •. abundance of evergreens and flowers to hedech a profuse ahiT becoming man-' • nor, bnt as yet but few flowers have made their appearance,- and there is a "rest scarcity of evergreens, and the question°was. what could be substitated. There,. seems to be a scarcity of flowers and evergreens "throughout tins section of the State. The Spriogheld made,,yesfafdij-V over 136 tons of railroad ironl The Company claims this to bo the greatest amount of wort of ■that hind ever performed in the same length ol .time. ;' . ARRIVED..../...May 17. ; r Schr White Cloud, Menominee, 200 m Imnber,lo a ..lath.: i: Bargs Wyoming, Grand Haven, 150 in lumber.' Bohr C. Hibbard, Kewanee, -2,500. railroad ties. ffKl telegraph poles. ' Scow Laurel, Dnct Laie, 70 m Inmber, 9 m lath, Schr E.-ElUnwood, White Lahe, 170 m lumbers 25 m Uth, ' ■ ' ' . j Schr O. B. Johnson, Sangatnek, 120 m lumber. - . Bchr Ralph Campbell, Ford River, 225 xa lumber; 15 a lath. - Schr Speed,. Muskegon, 95 xa lumber. Schr Jo Green Buy, 1,800 m shingles. Prop Chas. Bietz, Manistee, 50 m shingly. 150 m tram , > ber, 100 mlath. - . Schr Minnie Slauaeh, Traverse City, 325 m lumber' • - Schr Harmony, Manistee, 300 m lumber. ' ; • - Schr Menominee, Manistee, 220 m lumber. ' Schr Emellne,* Muskegon, 125 m lumber. Schr Curlew, Muskegon, 180 m lumber, 15 m lath. Schr Munson, Muskegon, 110 nx lumber, 50 m M*, Schr Adriatic, Musktgon, 125 m lumber Schr Persia, White Lake,SO m lumber. Schr Stella, Saugatuck, 45 m lumber. ' Prop City of London, Goderich, 3,327 brls Bait Stmr Sheboygan, Two Bivers, 220 brla floor. 40 tuba butter. Schr Senator, Oswego, 600 tons coal; Schr St, Peter, Manistee, 120 m lumber, Schr Ithaca; Muskegon, 14 m lumber, 20 m lath. Schr Glad Tidings, Muskegon-, 170 m lumber. 50 m ' lath. ' -Schr P. Hayden, Muskegon, 120 m lumber, 25 m lath. Schr S. Bates; Manistee. 120 m lumber, 15 m lath. Schr J, Y. -Taylor, Pord Biver,. 200 ra lumber, 20 a ♦lath,* ' Schr Moggie Thompson, 'White lake, 155 m lumber.’' Schr Albatross, Cedar Hirer, 160 m lumber. ScowrMelton; White lake, 130 m lumber. ' ' Barge W. M. Burn, Grand Haven, 108 m lumber. Schr Wm. Smith, Ludwig’s Pier, 45 m inmtwy, Schr Australia, Ludihgton, 139 m lumber. Schr Topsy, Muskegon, 145 m lumber. . Schr Atmosphere, Buffalo; 500 tons coal. r ' : . Schr E, Mott, Oconto, 158 m lumber, 30 m lath. : * / ’ . Erop Citrof-Madison, Little Sturgeon Bay, 130 m ItmU * •ber, Schr Seventh Ohio, White Lake, 3,000 railroad ties. • -Scow Granger. Sfc.Panl*sPier,.Csxnlumber. . Scow Denmark, Jackaonportt 1,610 telegraph poloe, 500 j 'Z:ii - CLEARED.....'. ...MiylT. ?! -Prop Java, Buffalo, 6uo bags oil cake, 1,300 bJa flour, * 'lOl bales broom corn; 20;000 bn oats, Bark Ogarita, Buffalo, 37,200 bu com. Schr Howard, Buffalo, 16,117 bn corn. Schr CoL Cook, Cleveland, 21,841 bu oats. SchrDickSonuncrß,Buffalo, 21,861 bn com. ' , r ' Schr Annie Yought, Buffalo, 46,456 bu com. Schr Oity-o£*Miiwaakee; Buffalo, 21,000- bu corn; - ‘ ’ .Schr A, H. Moss, Cleveland, 13,001 bu oats, 3,000 ba *'■** com, 175 Lrla flour. ..LAKE FREIGHTS. „ .', Agents are holding their vessels firmly at Cc for cam • t to Buffalo. A charter was trade at 13c for .wheat to : Kingston! Quite o ntfmter of'grain vessels ing into the lumber and iron ore trade. The /olio wing r charters were reported: Prop Montana,'corn and oat»-V." 'td Buffalo on private terma; Prop Potmtain City/ com via Buffalo to Boston, at 26c ; Pron Oswcgatchie,' com to Boston via Ogdens burg, at 28o; 'prop LowelL com .to Ogdensburg,. on through ratal Schv 'Annie Mulveji'" " wheat to-Kingston, at- 13c ;-schr Senator, from Etscana- - • ba to Cleveland, for iron ore, at S2JSO per ton. In the afternoon the achr. Advance was taken for wheat to Goderich, and the prop Cuba for wheat to Buffalo, both on private terms. MISCELLANEOUS." -1^:0 The-.tipper deckHs beingtsken off the steam-barge Annie Laura. By doing so it is thought that she will bo able to carry 20,000 more feet of lumber. The bare©- ‘"will be ready toleave on Monday. - • - r«. The large-barge building at Saugatuck was to launched on Saturday. She will carry 650,000 feet of lumber. , ’ -—The lumber scow Newell Hubbard nmaahoreat Belle Isle on Thursday night. —The steamer Kcewenaw left Eagle Harbor on -Thursday morning on her return trip. The port of - Marquette had- such a formidable-ice barrier, extend ing some distance from the harbor, that it was found impossible to call at that place. ■ „ .„ —The achr-W. G. -Grant, which last fail was driven on the east shore of Lake • MirMgan and ab&n- - - donod by her crew, is to be rescued. ■ Capt. W.D.Eob. A inson, Marine Inspector of Buffalo, has partially con* tiacted with parties to accomplish the work, —The little steam yacht Dime, bound for g n , • I perior, mef with an accident at Lkmbton, on the St. [ Clair- Eiver;: by getting crushed against a pile. She sank in shoal water, but will be raised immediately. > and be put in seaworthy condition again. . ? ■'; — The achr Emma C. Hutchinson was launched at -Port Horon'-'Wedneflday. Shots owned by J. T. Huch- - inson and others, of Cleveland. She is of the follow ing dimensions: Length of keel, 195 feet; iengihover ■aH, 215 feet; U feet depth of hold, and 25 feet depth of beam.- She registers, according to the new cue- - • toms measurement, 736 tons, and will cost fully $15,000, outfit costing SI,OOO of that amount. Trank Leighton was her builder. . - "—The keel for a new steamer, intended for the Mon-~ treal pud'Chlcago line, has just been laid at Chain-on. - r The bdatls intended to bo of the same dimensions'as ' " - the others recently launched at that place, and belong- , ing to the same line. ' ' , • —GeorgorW-Pontmohas just laid'the keel, at Port Borwall, for a new vessel of-full canal size. She will—'* 'be ready to launch about Aug. L At the same place," * /L. McDovmand has also laid the keel of a. new vessel 'cf thejssraa. dimensions as the last. She will be ready ‘:' * 'to launch about midsummer. : - » —The new scow Felicitous, built at , Manitowoc the - - ; “past winter for the Scandlnavian-Company/is- nowat 1 ’ kJ the lumber docks in this city. The Felicitous carries -from .153 ai to 175 mft of lumber,'* ■ <■ •' 7*~ —The steamer Manitoba, Capt. Symmcs, from TiV» Superior, arrived at this port this morning, having on" •* board eighty-five tons of silver ore, valued at SIIO,OOO. ?. -Capt. Symmes reports the north 'shore'of LakeStt-- perior unobstructed bv ice, but on the south heavy icebergs, 30 feet in depth and compact, -•** extended from Keweenaw to White Fish* Point, i ' and .si . considerable. . distance from., shore. Upwards of 1,000 brls of silver is yet awaiting. ship* > ■ment at the mines of Lake Superior. The steamer I* Manitoba wiUthis season ply to Late Superior In con- ~ T nection with three other steamers, entirely new^—' trait Tribune, Vtthl'.' —The echrw-Middlesex which in the fearful gale last .-5 fall was wrecked-oh the south shore of lake Superior '■ * add at one time abandoned,-' baa been got off and' towed to.Cleveland by th© steam tug Anns Dobbins. The vessel will necessarily. have to go into dock fo©' -considerable repairs. When passing Detroit she had no steam pump bn board. —The Cleveland Transportation Company's steamer -Genevarwas launched Thursday *afterpoom Hec.dl : mensiona are MSS feet keel, 200 feet over aR r 34 feet ‘ -beam* U feet hold; keel, 14x14 inches... She ia‘to ba ; commanded by Captain Or P.*McKay, formerly of ti<r ’ ' stmr Peerless, . The schr Geneva, now building, in the. yard ,of Messrs. EadTcliiC & is to be. consort ,for the above steamer, ilessra, Quayle & Martin also on-Lae. docks-a -steamer the -* as the Geneva, to be called the Vienna. She wCT be -ready for-aeain about four weeks. Simla to tow the _ . schr Verona, recently latmched from the yard of --- ' Quayle & Murphy. Messrs. Quayle & Martin have, r* also two of the largest class vessels on the stocks,- oner for CaphTrank Perew, of Buffalo, and one for Capt.* .7 Alva Bradlev y .of-thia city—the latter to be named -- . ■ “ John Martin.”—CZcreZand Herald. 16iA,' - J-‘V r Vi■ - - - .•»-*; fj _ , ; Illinois & HUchljran Cantu. . : .r - . Special Diepaich to The Chicago Tribune. - ■■ Colleciob’s Office, May 17.—Akeited—J. rMeaard; Ottawa,' 6,000 bn com; American Star, Joliet, / light ;S.' ‘and V,, LexDont,B4 rds stone*; Kcscue, Le*'. v inoot, 85. yds stone;. Gen, McHierson, Lemoat, 68yds- • Btcne*^Excelsior, Summit, 85 yda stone; ‘ lee,XemoQt, 85 yda stone; Col. Martin, Lemonyß9 yda atone; H. L. Carpenter, Sag, 89 yda stone ; Meir —“ WaDier/XemonV7TyUsßtoce,4obrlsUme: CoLJud<v 7 Lemont, 93 yds stone ; Sligo, Willow Springs, 55 tons’, { t3fce; tons iron: Edipse, 84 yds stone; CTW. Zimmerman, Utica,'lss tons sand. - Cleabei>—Waterloo, LaSalle, 140 tons coal, 280 m shingles, 5 brls oil? Martin Hogan; Constitution, Col, : Martin, Lemont, light. •’ - - • - Canalf CotXEcrroß’s Office, Chicago, **May' 17;— Arrived—Henrietta Walker, Lemont, 89 yda stone; 'Corit6st,:Morrie;s,6oobucornj Cleared—Jack Eobinson, 85,549 It lumber, 50 m. - • Shingles, 10,200 lath, LaSalle; Homing Light, 33,923 *--- ft lumber, 2.450 lath, Ottawa: Grade Griswold,. 77,180 •;> •Tit lumber, 42,500 lath, Mlnooka; * Phoenix, 73,758 ft. lumber? 4,150 ILff merchandise: Georgia, 41,164,ft’- .* lumber, 143, tons.coal, LaSalle. . ;; • . VcMclaPaMedJJctrolt. '^ ay 17.—Passed Dows—Prop. Bahlgb. • Orontea' and barges, - Hercules. and.- - ? dbar ß‘». Sun .and bargea- Citj! “ g “ :. • JenesSjTiiif”^. o^l6 BWiatWpW*, ‘Empire State, B. Tawas an dbal * Colorado, Neptune-and. barges, -/* k cantTnion/Sawyei^^P® 6 barges; scbia Amert- ; | ' * ; ? IJeraoiT, May 17— EvenfOk. ' _ - - S f ;dia,* Fayette:* bark Tanner? Xaznb, Nabob, Home BWU -Croßtbwajte*XkL, -: ! «"•.«* - r ■ -Wnro—Sortlieaat;, :i SPRINGFIELD. MARINE. PbRT OF CHICAGO.

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