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New York World (Newspaper) - December 15, 1874, New York, New York THE EOSS KIDNAPPERS TWO KILLED AT 13 A COUNTRY TO VAN DAY ALARM ANI ITS SITU AND THB TWO AS CAMI BION OF THB Apparently u lifts boon at lust discovered to tins of Two nonplus oliot yesterday leaving a country house at liny pled in Judge Van of Just before with being tlie of Vim is clone t the Show road at some of a mile below ferry During full and winter months Judge Vnn closes up and servants arc sent to Ills resilience In this the house being by his Holmes nnd With n view of pro nud to property loft In tlie unoccupied a with Holmes Van In the In n and no out ward of grout It Is n square n In the front and one In tlie Since Van bus left tlie William employed to do odd linn ns watchman during the lie resided In the adjoining house Holmes Van Last evening at dusk everything appeared to bo and all residing In Holmes Vun Brunts house retired to The Inmates of Holmes Van Brunts house consisted of liim his son Ills and the employed to look after Judges Herman a laborer employed around tbc and two servant TIIK AND TUB Shortly after 2 oclock yesterday morning Vnn who lins been unwell for past ten was startled at bearing sounding of tlie to allay Ills called to his who slept in the next and requested her to toll his son Albert to come to On Alberts arrival Ills told him what lie had but at that not thinking there was any particular cause for requested him to go over the house and ascertain if any one hail effected an entrance Into Young Van Brunt called up and cautiously commenced a search over the hut no trace of any burglars could bo and on his attention was drawn to the unoccupied house of tho the Hght of the the father and son cautiously looked through the window blinds at tho and there they saw distinctly a feeble light ticketing through one of tho rooms rf the Judges residence aud two men moving There was but little time for us it was plain burglars had effected an entrance for purpose of ransacking the Tho men in Holmes Vnn were quickly but quietly gathered all being with guns nud revolvers iu ease of any taking place between them and the Tlie older Van Brunt said he was determined not to let the men escape if and called upon his sou and the two farm assistants to follow him ond act under his Having left their own house thus aimed they surrounded house of tho Albert Van Brunt and Scott keeping guard iu tho frout of the and Ills father and Herman Frank stationing them selves at the rear of the about fifteen paces from the cellar where they supposed the person or persons Inside the house hail They waited thus for about half nu when Holmes Van becoming tired of the told Prank to make some alarm which would signify to thoso Inside that they were Frank accordingly advanced to the back door und rattled tho Tho noise produced tho The lights wore Im mediately und house was wrapped In A moment after tho watchers at thu buck of the house perceived that the was raised and caught a glimpse of two cautiously Tho evidently wore well satisfied that they haa unknown to deal unit nothing daunted prepared themselves quickly for an Then they started for the trap of thn collar for tho purpose of boating a but tlie who had been able to movements through the inside had posted themselves at the entrance of the Stand shouted Van Two pistol shots instantly answered Tlm burglars had prepared themselves for neither shot took Van Brunts weapon spoke nnd one of men re tho charge of shot in his lie gave a cry of pain and grasped tho cellar door for His companion started on a run tow ards the Ho was called upon to His reply was another pistol Van and Scott sent the contents of their weapons In liia retreating Meanwhile the man had been shot first managed to get away from tho cellar and Tho second man had reached the gate when he encountered Albert Van who called out to him to Tlie Burglar Ural at his For the third time his ball He was about tp fire when the young man raised his gun and brought the stock of It down on his levelled Tho blow wits struck with such that the stock of tho barrel was and the man writhed in dreadful With an oath he turned quickly upon young Van au if to engage In a Van Brunt Instantly drew his revolver nnd ills charged two successive shots In the breast and lower part of the body of tho With won pluck he endeavored to maintain the and I will dlu but almost Immediately after ho fell on the hard ground Ills body fell just oppo site thu Kato to the houso ho had Tho man who received the first shot had during this confusion In dark to crawl row yards from tho owing to his ho had also to succumb aud fell down in great While 1m upon the ground In extreme he asked for a and said ho would like tu eco a spiritual None at how he told that ho could not see one volunteered to make u statement aa to who lie ana his companion Tho dying man wits Informed that his partner In crime had he said his was aud Ills own name was Joseph Ho ex pressed some sorrow when Informed that Mosher hud and Thats a for lie lell whore little Charlie Koss or words to that He wanted thoso around him to to Superintendent Walling that ho might of his aid added 11 u brother and u sister whom I have I seen for twelve I have 1 my I wish used to give me a decent Mosher I abducted the boy from Wul Ug would buve given a gruitt deal to got If ho could tell where the br Is hus a wife in New TUB MBN AND After making Ibis statement tbo mail died iu neat as they were both laid out to they presented u William the elder of the Is a mau five feet eight inches In rather Sightly with sandy hair und very whiskers and His Is thut of a thorough the luw 2nd square the eyebrows tho and uf a light Dine set close tho nose flat and unread lug at thu with the middle cartilage entirely the teeth irregular differing in being blue bluck with and others brilliantly and the chlu fs VOL NEW YORK PRICE FOUR the height nnd with ror nnd n uf tho snino color over tho lie was about thirty years old nnd about hnd n very hard Inok nnd seemed fully of carrying nut nny desperate under After of thn two men It was found 1lmt had nn entrance Into tin bouse by netting through thn trap door of tin Tho rooms WIMO In great hav ing been turned upside down by the While the to tho house by report of tho burglary standing tho bodies of both a mat Richard n occupying i small lint near tbc mirth up and In formed Vnn Brunt that ho had found n yaw bout now fastened to a stake i of n mile from the scene of tho burglary not known to nny nf tho sallow along the On Its being afterwards a of thn and one of tho were with which corn with ono worn by Inquiries ii the neighborhood elicited the fact that I on Monday night two men poorly nnd roughly clad Into and called for They wero not known to nny In the and waiting there some little time they tuok their Tho men were not seen until thoy woro founi dead yesterday It Is supposed thut after they left they proceeded to Van Brunts unoccupied nnd waited fur opportunity to carry out their ACTION OK TUB The first Intelligence was sent tu Super of this and to of lu the following lulu despatched by Judge uf Fort ilton Palla 2faa Two William nnd hint fli you know i declared when dying that about Ill answer to this Superintendent Walling re plied J Nnw I rort told iho I havn boon looking for thorn since boy Will Henri un who known In n very short time Captain Irving and Detec tive received instructions to start for Buy nnd reached there early In the with Superintendent of with two detectives from the Central They quickly shown tho dead bodies of the men by of Bay who hart taken charge of until the Issue his ut once identified tho men ns being wellknown and said that ho hud been on tho for a long time past in with the Charlie Ross abduc It was known that ono of lingers hnd been Injured dinIng a previous burglary nnd that ho had a wellknown mark immediately under the nostril of his These murks were found upon tho body of Masker and by tho Bollock seemed much chagrined at the dentil of tho man who Is sup posed lo he tho renl abductor of young or at least one of the Douglass was well known to having been engaged for years In various burglaries lu this nud other Coroner ulna ar nnd took charge of tho After hearing tlie statements of Vnn and his son hu ordered the of Buy Ridge to time the bodies to the Brooklyn to await Ills further No complaint was made against Vnn or uny of thoso who took deadly us all promised tout tend thu Inquest and subject themselves to the of the if it was thought necessary should go before uny other They they merely acted m selfdefense and in tho protection nf their and did not attempt to lire until they wero Tho ns they emerged from tho woro called upon to but this hoy refused to nud their death resulted from the show fired at While tho bodies were outside tho house of Vnn Brunt they wero looked at by it iu tho employ of Judge of liny Hero nn extraordinary statement wus by tho She snld July nn attempt was to curry son of my who was about six years The child hud been playing about tho mil when I went to look for him I found ho could not bo I heard that ho was walking on tlie ruud with a strange und I wont out o sen who thinking It some neighbor who knew tho I found ho In company of n strange and I Immediately tuok thu Sho insisted that tho body of was that of the man she hnd scon with Mui child on Hint whom she hnd never ecu before nor At noun bodies were nit Into two rough boxes and to the Morgue at The Inquest will ho hold at Coroner when it is hulight some further developments will bo ub by the police nun thn bodies by Uio friends nf young who wore n leave last Judge Vnn Brunt visited his tho had been and held a ong conversation with Coroner and ho police Although much distressed in hearing the story as tuld by his and who wuro Into the ho was to think that none of tho Innocent or nny member of his family had lost n Ifo or Ho sold that whatever If wus previous to he inquest being ho would furnish It ut ho would bu ithe of nil thn day the veil at when tho reports of the tragedy wero it was WORKING UP TITH ROSS PAST TO TMK WUH 1IOW SEmics or hVIL THK LOST Walling yo length the stons havo detectives to secure the two nuri whom thuy have long wni kidnappers of The connecting Masher and Douglas was him by Captain formerly of I and now of tho He wus busy Iu the cuso In less than u lifter Charlie and his mind us to tho possibility of William being one of tho Hint carried Charlie oil within twenty days from tho date of the had a und wasborn and brought up In thn Thirteenth Tho nosu had seen trouble In IU This ilu would have mode object a had a felon on the of thu left hand which ate tho and tlm nail joint a and Im In the ill ways this aud worn u glove ou thu left built his theory very and was aided by 0111 eers Doyle and of the nnd of the both of whom well and they It is by u member uf for u tho wus willing assist In his relatives had arrived ut a curtain stage Captain tho he had obtained to Super intendent hud to move Ho could trust certain mum berg of thu hut there WHS danger that would leak out that would give clues to curtain private agencies aud amateur detectives all over thu regular nut afford to go in partnership with thn outsiders tactics It they likely tu attain suu to give und Place tho reward out of the roach of any bin THU The first stop was to thoroughly verify tho descriptions of the men who of n of tho police without asking any kept Superintendent cuu HUI It wua agreed that ie descriptions of the men who stole the hoy und HOHS were us us could bo in theao but not thn Bollock wu Inform hint ol hw object and to look after a man who hud a description of man and a wan Rattan one o old It ork of small magnitude to 41 in TUe next was very important weeks to the men of Douglas hud the uf sell log Ced bug roach Their visits weio In many Instances followed by bur it Is believed that they fol lowed the peddling ratio im a cover to their and while out peddling i marked down houses easy to noa travelled round with the and was re marked aud pointed tho detectives In Monroe tho vehicle put up on several Thn buggy Identified In this Tho man who kept tho stable was requested by Superintendent big to draw n of the which was locked Superintendent Walling then re quested Captain to send him on a sketch of vehicle furnished liy tho little girl who lust saw Charlie and thn sketches were mm tallied There is little doubt In Waitings mind that Mosher and Douglas would have heen In custody three months hnd It not nut been fur tho tactics of tho detective nnd other Irresponsible hunters ho nnd tho unwillingness of tho family to take any steps towards arresting tlm supposed whim tho possibility of securing the boy was In Besides Charlies relatives were In u constant state of excitement over thu receipt of letters announcing that he had been us each miner of his discovery thoroughly Investigated the arrest of the kld was made n secondary consideration to the recovery of the This caused n rumor that they woro watched to reach the ears of Mosher and and when Walling and Captain nines wero ready to malic nu attempt to arrest them they had Hnd hands been he would in all probability have nt to negotiate with tho lint the rewards published offered for the re covery ill tlie child and thn conviction of his kld nnd Mosher owed about seven years service to the Stain uf New About live broke Into a country storo Bed and placing the proceeds of the robbery In a null went to aud hid tho property Ho then kept otic of this way for several nnd when ho thought tho const ho took the goods from tbo and was while disposing of them In Brooklyn and looked up In tho at from which ho succeeded In escaping In about fortyeight nr inn Superintendent Walling felt certain that Mosher and Douglas would fall In his hands nnd took measures to Mashers and antecedents were carefully and every haunt of bis in this city covered by officers in The evi dence against Mosher and Douglas carefully and Information respecting their movements came in but theory in every entered an in New took left about hulf an hour before the who hnd been detailed to watch him On another occasion both Douglas and woro seen on and a scoured thu city fur with out A report from that n strange woman who escorted by two and it child answering thu de scription of Charlie that was never allowed tu look out of it window or go Into thn Investigated and appeared so that the relatives of missing were summoned from and arrived full of hope to bo terribly disappointed In find ing that although bearing a strong resemblance to their not Nn lost by letter written by the kidnap pers to tho Koss family shown and he found them to be in one They were posted In New New Bruns nnd In several country nnd woro written by Links in thu of evidence wuro cheerfully supplied by the father of thn who visited New York for tho and money furnished by the Koss family to enable Walling to go on with tho cusi without calling on tho 1ollee Full lug to Mosher in New York or remem bering that used to commit rob along thu shores of Long Island nnd the Sound nud up tho North River by menus of n suiting null thinking It that ho hnd but little money and be obliged to steal lo determined on organizing nu expe dition tho Sound and up tho North to overhaul every sailing boat that could bu In order not to create suspicion he char tered a nt put a crew nn Detectives and of Now Detective nf Philadelphia several citizens of Philadelphia cruised along the skirting tlm shores of Connecticut nnd Long overhauling vessel that they encountered and examining tho of every Nothing discovered FOREIGN TUB VON A TIIK ASKS TIIA THE COUNT BE IMPRISONED FOR TW AND A I FRANCE OVER THE PAPERS AND CE TRAL AMERICAN December was be Ktm in tho Von Arnim case Tlm lie Prosecutor spoke two anil a half hours an concluded by that tho prisoner bo SMI to two nnd a half years Baron gave bis Jit denied that Prince Bismarck had stoned him to watch Von Tho nc hnd Hinted he would not and that tho Foreign would not him on the List ho hch documents which compromised AVith of this witness tht taking of testimony and tho publi prosecutor tho speech for tbo JJj declared thu licensed had been guilty o mil it trip up the to Sing equally A robbery jy uf n was reported nt Doyle nnd a week n overhauling every suspicions person and craft and Slug Sing A boat WUH stolen at und uvery wus to rc IIB believed to bo the nit the search for tho craft wus ft s the bout used by and to go to Bay Ridge on Hun Iny be tile one stolen from lusher nnd Douglas within an of being caught it few weeks weru both very und Inthe habit or visiting a of who know lutil An whoso duty to ho place very Imprudently sought to natters by ginning the confidence of tho he hu with her hu himself ns u pnl of Billy Masher und asked her If she could ot n letter tu woman was cunning and nit him A after It wus that Mustier hud somehow ur other been warned nnd bud Walling was so nt his wunt of thut ho re minded tu ordinary duty several thut mil been working on the and only retained Iho services uf aud When ho ro the announcing that mil Douglas and that Douglas hud he wus uno ol tho men in Jow wus to Bay and fully tho burglars us and uf 1lilla lit to the Ross tu send un persons to Identify tho bodies ns those of Ihu inun who woro In tho buggy with nnd it 8 nn answer wus received time Charlies was on his wuy to New nud that witnesses to the would Philadelphia this to Unit bo known ae the person in whoso custody ho llo thut lliu 3huWtdiiWoeliei1 nud Douglas aro known to Ibur him up liners I not known whether any Tlw Ol kept u the ma HO on dt u saying mac Crani would shortly arrive In Now York in ntbK to the but tho despatch neglected fo ay who Frank Lewis und us nobody of tKo the wus u blind Captain chief of tho a of arrived during thu af convinced wus grout 4 fur telegraphed buck to send all had witnessed tho or hail tome in contact thu AU was at tbat they would come ou An of tbo buy called also jit hud a long Inter view with Detective of a careful of thu reported thut no other of the whereabout of the wore found upon At Jo is very in his that thu child In living in the suburbs of this left his with Detectives aud other oil a presumed tour of All thut flic mystery is now to uro with renewed eu THE AT detectives have Mosher hu tu this and at that horse and The team vus stable street In tho end ol but then stable 1 as The Connected with KOHS case Captain the 10 for Now say that Mosher wus over thice weeks in New in tho she would with her husband hut she wus hus of bud ami his statements won unworthy of Ho argued thai tho Count purposely abstracted tbi and never hud nny of returning Tho revelations com to tbc Vicuna woro to lie used as weapons for a campaign Prince but tbo accused retreated almost before tho attack wus commenced The echo of tne assassins shot at Kia was for Tho offence was without and aggravated by the rank of tho Never concluded tho the Govern ment would refrain from demanding depriva tion of civil Horr counsel for tho argued that oven if all tho charges wore ad mitted an was on purely It could not bo tbat tho Crown had nny proprietary right in the missing Tho accused in hi conflict Bismarck considered ho was defending his IN December has aroused in by somo of papers rend in the One despatch OH in which Bismarck says ho but to BOO and to her by contributing to the ot tho profound THE INTERNATIONAL CODE CONFERENCE December Journal ill complains of tho attacks ii tho English journals on the proposed ing of the International Code ant says their unfavorable comments may lend ti tho settlement of tho questions involved with out tbo assistance or ol THU December from San admit that been lint represent that his aro and be is expected to recover within a A nephew of Serrano wus killed In the recent THE REPORTED TROUBLE IN December received hero from Montevideo declare that tho infor mation scut fibre by tho commander of tbo British Cracker in regard to an in surrection in Uruguay is without foundation ns to tho it wus probably in tended to inform British Government oi the state of affairs in tho Argentine Thoro is no trouble of thu kind reported in FATAL MARINE II ONO December steamship from for Now hus wrecked nud persons SOUTH AND CENTRAL AMERICAN Tlie following is tho latest from tho American Republics December lo the latest news by tho steamer which left on tho the revolution has not though it wus expected it soon would hu Thu Government has acted In the must milliner nnd fs supported by the people lu When Senor nud his HUW tho si slimmer from had captured by the thoy took forcible possession nf tlm and occupied tho town of This town bus been by the forces with tho loss of four und such forces us hu gut rel rented lu u In Ihu vicinity culled This Is described tu hu n small land in the centre of n very rugged and mountainous coun having only four passes leading Into All thu pusses havn been taken possession of by thn and thn Indians havo given their aid to watili nil the avenues through an could bo President 1nrdo south on und was received at Thu of thn with tho exception of is in complete and tho capture of und his partisans will bu followed by an immediate cessation of revolutionary This hus been u the rebels havo expended miles cnn hardly be a doubt that tho main after being profoundly a therefore recoil rue was hud tu thu attempt now being ut tho Thu ut un tho 11 tli quelled nt tho cost of killed und forty A ut fulled from tho siding with Ihu him over men of all arms In the Held and tho of Sunur uru con very i In consequence of the disturbed ot the country tho or highway have started up In various to Thuy even thu I ruin on the and Injured tho truck and the When beaten they fur tho und are by of chiefly is still in nnd will extend its sittings beyond tho legal term by sixty It to u national hunk with u tut of ut to do nil thu usual Ing business and thu work done by the in of i voted for thu expenses by the talked f at steamers from to is a much press complaint ii press n the certain will have n ChilT for of MIB Geneva Trl toUe mutter ro n hu he right to even The Government has applied to Ci power to raise a foreign lean to pn of which sum the amortization ol the 7 per Ii and to convert Into fore bonds to bo issued by tho Government incut of Government The continues to receive from parts of tho country assurances of Iu all tho public that have been uold the separation of Church and State was urged ou the attention of tbe This reform will likely be carried next The dispute with Is and the of the In a fair wny of with Peru and the Argentine Republic arc Tho fact of the Peruvian press urging tho Peruvian Government to demand explanations from Chill respecting tho considerable in the latter It denied that Chill In any way responsi ble for tho nets of that filibustering Tho expulsion of tho Chilian from by the authorities of that Is severely criticised by the It Is asserted the snld authorities trampled all treaties under com to enlist nnd arbitrarily Inking their On the Consul was ordered to leave tho country within twenty four The Chilian Government has presented diplo matic from which sonic Is The Republic In general and tho Isthmus con In most perfect New mines have been discovered in the of One named the yielded thn enormous quantity of 412 ounces of silver nnd unn of gold to ton of The iron lighthouse to be erected lu the port of In hnd It will be a revolving ut an of Ou foot above the and visible twenty Tho of tho Buenaventura Com pany in aru still In im cou Tho harbor of Panama Is destitute of ships of No steamer 1ms arrived from Central America thu last and there Is consequently no THE ARGENTINE December Argen tine Legation at Washington has received tlie following Mitre bus The tion Is at an Communicate Signed OK THB TARIFF TO Bli A FT LOSS OF LA SIXTY LOST OK TIIK Thn London Dally Telegraph publishes nn ne conut of n disaster at the loss of tho La Plata steamship with sixty Tho news was to London by passen gers nf tho from tho catas trophe appears to have occurred In the Bay of Tlie following 1s tho report of late chief steward of tho La Plata Tho La Captain loft on the morning of November In charge of bound to Rio do Wo arrived off the Isle of Friday when the pilot Thn then pro down nnd towards evening tho wind begun to the ship about four Tho wind still kept till an Saturday nt It wus a We shipped n heavy which curried away thu port und onn man being at the sanin time A short time afterwards tho starboard carried the gain still On Sunday between 8 nnd engineer reported thu ship making n groat of was then agreed to lighten nnd wo com over the nut u quantity nnd then let It lly 10 oclock tho woro all In the Wo then prepared thn remaining bouts nnd rafts to leave tho which was gradually sinking by the At sho foundered stern first sixty persons on only persons who got oil wero twelve In thn port and three were picked fifteen 111 Before wo snw one bout on the port side Of thn remaining two one capsized when the ship went and tho throe persons picked up out of Tho captain and doctor remained on tho having failed to get clear the patent life and both am supposed to have sunk with tho remainder uf tho when the decks blow Wu wero in tho bout two hours away from being to render any assistance through fear of staving und swamping thn Wo In tho boat for provisioned with only a of cheese and quo uf We kept two hands with buckets the whole ns our boat made much At daylight on Monday morning wo saw n ship distant miles proved to bu tho of Captain Green by whom wn were picked up and were treated most humanely by tho his tho and nil of us being supplied with stimulants warm After being nn hour on wo wero to the steamer for and landed at Tho sur beg publicly to return their most sincere thanks to the commander and nil on tho About passengers were In MURDER AND December of Au un elderly of missing for some has been The supposition previously formed thut hu Had beun murdered well ns his which bore murks of discovered In thn cellar uf his own hnd been ALLEGED WIFE December f foul play has unused thn postpone ment nf thn funeral nf died on and un Inquest Is to bo held nn the Him hnd lived unhappily with her und before her death that he had poisoned A BOLD December messenger of Metcalfs shoe house went to the Mil waukee National Bunk 10 oclock this und drew to pay thu As hu was coming down thu stops u man threw pepper into his grubbed thu nud Hu hus nut been NO MOKE BY GOVERNOR December Dlx 1ms given notice ho will not entertain any more for as hu hus not time tu them a proper DEFALCATION BY A FREIGHT December heavy defal to about hus discovered In tho accounts of the financial of tho freight department af the Pennsylvania within tho past few iu his has In Ihu ploy uf tlie company fur thu pant nnd hus enjoyed thu confidence of thu uf the books were found to bo but tbe cash mlance seems not to have ou It la that the will be by his and no prosecution will he of Inm borrowing from ol thin and IIH a ou property no nid uo and to tho of Invoiced ut wero found la the trunk jf au emigrant who on seven for at Kant waa for four yourn on of lu tho Court At tho Market wm for trial Mallono 200 Fourth wau held Iu on u of an battery oil John An attempt was mode at tho Hudson by the of James Jail tho alleged of havo Iho but thu Court ro irved Its till Saturday nei Ou of Daly Judge In tho Issue ok u rial not bo hi tlie of convicted ot an assault ou Own In Ions wire State Prison i attempted Hal years lu Stato o graud two awl ouo year hi tbo At the Tombs 1ollco Court Mary lu loll answer a DUTY ON TKA AND Cl ROW ING TO FINANCIAL TO THK CIAO LAW SMOTHERED IN JUDICIARY SPECIAL TO TIM December 1 Tho tn lie tinkered niter Lho today asked for a on the disagreement of the two at thu session over tbo Amendatory II ia quite probable that this will rise to legislation relative to the errow in the schedule of duties in tlm and possibly result in the of the duties tea and in of the virtual of the Presi dent and Secretary of the Treasury to that FINANCIAL The temper of the on the finan cial indicates that there is a strong and growing to some not so for the relief of the country as for tho salvation of the who was nt first without hope that anything could bu is now disposed to think that his party can bo brought to an Senator Sherman aro at work upon measure which will bn if so as to command a majority in both There is very little talk in favor of beard at the Capitol and Western Republicans bogin to think thai something may bo They aro how very and want to do as little hoping to carry the election in on a and leave tho positive measures which shall produce payments until tho Tho Executive Committee of the National Board of Trade has boon in session here for several and 1ms taken measures to tho scheme for a Department of recommended at tho national meeting last They have had a conference with tho Secretary of tho Treasury in regard to tlm coming financial measure to be presented 111 The members of the committee Hoeni to think that tho repeal of the Legal Tender in tho manner urged by tho would have a violent effect on They advert to measures which they bring specie payment without di rect and without hindering tho of tho The beaded by President of will have n hearing before tho Senate Committee and will appear before the House Committees on Ways and and Banking and Currency on subsequent THE 110USU TO Till The proposition which gave the Republicans most trouble today in the was a reso lution offered by to authorize a com to investigate tho con Ho proposed to instruct the commit tee to inquire whether any of the of or person or pardons in the employ of tho Government of tho States within said or other per son or has or have used any means to corrupt the administration of law in said Dis and especially with reference to tho re cent trial and other proceedings in the so called Ben Butler at once took the lead in opposition to repeating his statement that ho was tired of Tho resolution was voted down for want of a twothirds after Bock had plainly charged that Riddlo was dismissed from further prosecution of tlm case because ho was oo earnest in his nnd that loading persons in tho Administra tion wore Tho vote was taken by yeas and and the Republicans who voted against this investigation wore obliged to put themselves on A IN THE was a lively scone on tho floor of tbo House this afternoon between of and of Now In bis remarks on Friday on tho to grant an extension of the arms patent to Halo used thoso words I and 1 make the assertion on my own responsi that corrupt expenditures of money have been made by tho parties opposing thin to an extent that should have tho thorough investigation of this and when tlm facts appear should bo mot with duo and proper Today Kellogg up and that retract words or confess that ho had spoken inad Halo said ho had spoken de and sirid exactly what ho Kollogg replied as Halo had previously exonerated tho Remingtons front this ho it must refer to tlm Colt at although ho did not mention the latter by Halo replied to this that ho was in and in his own timo would present the case to tho This means nothing more nor ICH limn a il Halo run justify Ins 8KCRI5T The Solicitor of Treasury has addressed a letter to tho of the in to thu of tlie secret ser vice of tho in which ho takes strong grounds against its as hns been proposed of and shows how it cnu be made nnd less than The Secretary bus approved of tho suggestions and tlm new plan of is now Tlm survive will re main in point of numbers fifteen Mm same as it is At points tho employes wHl bo authorized to outplay one or more men tin 6pn cial duties for which they will be It will also bo given out to of the and detectives in overy and city in thu coun try that they will be compensated for any in formation imparted or duty performed which may lead to tlie arrest and conviction of por engaged in tlm class of crimes which coma within the province of the Tho labor of tho secret in the futuro will not be subject to the same irresponsible administration which hid to tho which brought tbo service into but will bo controlled by the Solicitor of the Treas ury thti United Status TO THK LAW if William Daly Judge daou Quarter of u rule u show why ww to Ui of and DO Will l worth ou tUo p A Neapolitan has piano whereby the notes ot uru on According to his announcement last Mon Now culled un nix today to amend tha law und deprive it of its objectionable tiia Poland at once put iu a he should bo He ho wanted to ex plain and ho wanted tho to tho Judiciary lie hod already prepared an amended and prom ised report at an early At first thu House seemed disposed to pasu Tho opposition members wore to discuss but tho sustained Poland and allowed tho to bt referred to bin committee with the right re port at any a on this subject which provides that no libelled in a paper outride tho of Co lumbia can bo sued in the District unless actu ally residing aud that any defendant in a case where a suit is brought not in his own district way have the suit removed to tlm court m the district iu which the newspaper in tbo person libelled to receive A of in tho House today a resolution declaring tho sensu of the House against subsidizing in future or steamship quito a aud before final vote could bo reached a motion to adjourn was Au informal dill not develop a very m
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