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Lloyds Weekly Newspaper (Newspaper) - December 12, 1880, London, Middlesex EDITED BY BIAICHAED JEER REGISTERED AT THE POST OFFICE AS A LONDON ONE POSTFREE SPECIAL ALL THE AMERICAN PRESIDENTS President Hayes had every reason to be satis Red with the final Message he was able to address to Congress on Monday Since the ominous LLOYDS WEEKLY presidential contest of four years ago the affairs of the great Republic have Hayes advanced to the Presidency out of a con stitutional conflict that had led the Republic to the verge of civil Trade was bad the public niind was profoundly disturbed evil pas sions had corrupted the political It SUNDAY CONTAINING YESTERDAYS THE STATE OF KIOT IN SNAKES AND I The Saturday evening lecture at the Working Mens Great was delivered hist night by Arthur on Snakes and NEWSPAPER SUNDAY YESTERDAYS THROUGH EEUTERS Even has instituted proceedin uy Artuur IM A serious riot took place in liistowel on Friday He expressed the opinion that the The house of draper and Land power of fascination supposed to be possessed by was completely The resident magistrate was absent at the Winter as was also the The local magis trates declined to The police were pelted with and some were seriously nieuts were telegraphed as a renewal of riots was The secretary of Castle Island Land League was Baudry dAsson i Boycotted yesterday by the bellman for having lent i proceedings both in the civil and j his horse on the previous day to his brotherinlaw snakes was a poetic The python in the Zoologicaf earileus was about and weighed between three and four The in swallowing an took the head and its moutn soon became as wide as a The snake did not eat his but as the American put himself outside his ALEXANDRA There has been a prevalent impression that this popular place of entertainment has been closed sinco the retirement of but it is altogether Jones and the present gave a round of entertainments At three oclock in the U Banks gave an organ recital and ha had scarcely finished when a grand ballad concert in which the Alexandra Palaca was alleged that the new President had been criminal courts against Gambetta and the i to drive the son of one bamuolHusseys holned tothe White House throuffh electoral Questors of the Chamber of Deputies for j At the Northwest winter held in Omagh nds The Wisat its placing him under arrest at the sitting of the llth Patrick who Guilty Hie Sliver craze at Its r B n member of the will i to the manslaughter of Bernard hy shooting revolutionary measures MBaudry Lim at Tyrolie was sentenced to seven were under In there were Signs The ruraour Of the approaohina retirement of years penal The prisoners who to believe that the large python in the Zoologicalgardens At six o clock he presented could travel faster than a train going 25 miles ah ulmselt in his uniform and nccoutremeuts on tho Serpents had no external ear nor any delicate internal which was in the large and contained six such as is found in the of other inilaps to the He started walkiu but after the Dials so that it was a mistake to suppose that they first lap beyan to finishing hia iirsTmilein could be moved by the concord of swoet When persons saw the forked tongue the remark was often Look uiuy ui laji oejan to mushing hia iirst mile in 4 i SeC iust the same Ic at its 1 the farst mile al1 his seemed to heroic nor the achievement of thei lofty I matea of ws and all the articles 5 f sekillg goods under a decree of the Dennis of a heavenborn Mighty applying the fiscal laws to the properties of t a deerepid old was ends are wrought out sometimes by mediocre ous congregations were adopted i u t Hayess term of embraces a series of quiet and orderly administrative acts au untroubled iow of small reforms a gentle return from storm to calm and the mild guidance of unambitious The Hayes presidency will be remembered for the selfefiacement of its and at the Bametimefortheextraordinaryrecuperatiyepower displayed by the American people under We have proof in the American history of the last our years of how little wisdom is necessary to the government of such a world as that which lives and moves under the stars and We have moreover reason to look with from our own profoundly troubled to eventful history ofsettled progress and prosperity which is the record of our American cousins for the last four In retiring from the White Hayes tells his countrymen that he leaves two vital questions the constitutional rights of the Service These two blots on the Government of the United States must be erased before many years are They are two difficulties bequeathed from president to president but they threaten neither the peace nor the prosperity of the where there is room for and to and where education is keeping pace with the growth of material is the nation whose chief magis trate can make such a paragraph as the follow ing part of his presidential address The financial situation of the United States is more favourable than that of any country in our never surpassed by any country at any industries the rate of interest new railroads being immigra numerous and the commer cial relations with other countries The revenue for the last fiscal year was and the expenditure the surplus being applied to redemption The revenue for the current year is estimated at and the surplus at this large surplus occurs at a time when it may be directly applied to the payment ofthe than which no public duty should be more constantly cherished of Five and Six per Bonds will soon become and the oppor tunity is a favourable one to further reduce the principal of the The attention of Congress is called to the views of Secretary rej commending prompt legislation for the complete refunding of the debt about The unin terrupted continuance of specie payments has con tributed greatly to the revival of The increase of coin and bullion in the country since January is estimated at A country which can boast that its financial situation is more favourable than that of any country in our own and as favourable as the financial situation of any country at any has nothing to envy the old nations of Europe save their ancient monuments and their art trea sures for literature and science are the inheri tance alike of all races of the Further the President remarks uur recent finan THE ILLNESS OF LORD Bipon is still suffer ing from great but the symptoms are yield ing satisfactorily to the treatment prescribed by His Excellencys medical the German before counselled the Porte to make a slight increase in the territory offered by Turkey to In addition to Herr who will take the duties of Councillor at the Foreign Herr Ber tram is expected to arrive here shortly for the post of Inspector of the The Montenegrin and Turkish authorities are jointly taking measures for the protection of Mon tenegrin shepherds in the newlyacquired pasture Turkhau Bey will possibly remain at Rome as Turkish cial history shows how surely money becomes abundant whenever confidence in the exact per formance of monied obligations is The above accompanied by this brief with advantage to the morality of the be printed in letters of and addressed to a few communities have not yetbecome converts to the dogma that honesty is the best The immediate effect of the flourishing financial situation in the states is the proposal made by the Secretary of the that taxation should be it sthe or the troubled is the country least able to bear most heavily is ITALY AND In todays sitting Chamber of Deputies the estimates of the Minister of War were Signer Calvalletto urged the Government to push forward vigorouslythe works for the defence of Venice and the arrangements for for tifying the western We concluded the a durable peace with but it our duty to be prepared for all Signor the Minister of the in reply stated that the sums allotted for the purpose in the Military Budget would be duly but that as yet the necessary plans for an extended system of fortification were scarcely CREMATION AT the opposition of the clerical the Roman Communal council yesterday evening approved a motion grant ing a site in the public cemetery to a Cremation com in order that where cremation was desired the necessary facilities might be THE to a charge of having furnished funds for au Arab journal hostile to published in Ismail the has written a letter to Said recalling his in spite of the services rendered hy him while on the throne of Egypt the refusal of the Sultan to allow him to reside in and the fact of his harem having been sent baek from contrary to the duty of the Khalif to aiiord them Numerous arrests Lave been made in Stamboul of persons supposed to be adherents of Ismail arraigned and pleaded Not He was not professionally and the judge assigned him a solicitor and On the application of the Crown the court then adjourned January Information reached Clareniorris yesterday the police at while on patrol on vious came across a body of men disguL it was were about to attack belonging to a or the police The offered some and one of the police fire at them while A man named of was the ball enterin handling ofpolice had the tip of his wonderful For he ran froinstettin to linger just touched by a and he died in three Ttprlin nnOmilani 11 i 11 iu The charmers were in the habit of coucealiiur iTJ ollicers accora trained which hail been rendered harmless about bem objised to change horses twice their and producing them by stealth in a manner a ay after that lie beat the best horse of in at the Daly is in and other arrest are At the meet of the Dahallow hunt at MUljtown near a large crowd and Ijoqtet and pelted with stones De Courcy o Castle compelling him to return Yesterday the sale of Captain Stacpooles liorse at the was prevented by th action of a who went through the street warning all persons not to The attempt of lie I effect a sale was eventually THREATENED MASSACRE BY NEW largfl organised force of frontiermen from Kansas are making another attempt to invade and settle in the Indian reserva tion of in consequence of which United States troops are now guarding the Tho Indians threaten to massacre the colonists if they enter their The speedy intervention of Congress in the matter is STRANGE CONDUCT OF A at Hammersmith Poiice paragraph of Haves message directly concerns It refers to the fortune Bay fishery The President informed Con gress that Lord Granville had receded from the position taken up by Lord Salisbury in this or rather from the position which the American Government contended the late foreign hecretary had The fact is that Lord Granville has explained away a misap prehension entertained at as his admirable despatch to published in imday mehts will explain to the But we need not insist on the details of a inlentUHiu which has been The question now stands thus not entirely to the satisfaction of the Dominion of between the two Hayes according to President Within a few weeks I have a commnni her Majestys Government renewing the consideration of the subject both of indemnity for injuries at Fortune Bay and of the interpretation w the in which previous correspondence had shown both Governments to be at Upon both these points a disposition towards friendly agreement is manifested by the recognition of our right to indemnity for the transaction at For tune leaving the measure of such indemnity to further and by an assent to the view if tins presented in previous corres that the regulation of contlicting interests connected with shore fishery of provincial sea coasts and the vessel fishery of our fishermen should be made the subject of conference and concurrent arrangement between the two I sincerely hope that a bnsis will be found for a speedy adjustment of the very serious divergence of views jn the interpretation Fishery Clauses of the Treaty of as the correspondence stood at the last sesuion of seemed irre This speedy adjustment will have to be added to the list of benefits England will owe to the transfer of power from the Conservatives to the constable 138 was charged with assault ing Ann a furaiture of a 70 years of who had been in business in the neighbour hood for 40 deposed that she attended a sale on the 2nd and afterwards called at the house of a lady in Not for an Her dress was fastened in the which was shut against she knocked three times to be servant fetched a and when he arrived the door was Tho constable told her if the lady owed her any money she had her She accompanied him into the and up to that time he had behaved The servaut and touched the constable on the Will you come back and take a glass of anything 2 He then told witness to make her way and returned with the Wit ness remained speaking to a and in live minutes she saw the constablecome out of the She called to him and Will you oblige me with your number I may require your He put his hand to his collar and Look and She said her sight was not so good as and if he stood still she might be able to see his He said he would make her and took hold of her swinging her round into the nearly taking all the breath out of She ap pealed to a bakerwho and then the defen dant swung her found to the other aide of the He let her and pushed her against some She held to the and asked him what he was going to do with He said to take her to the police He pulled her pushing her and pinching her At the station he pushed her into a bumped her down on a and left He returned and laid hold of her and took her to another where she was placed inside an iron The inspector asked him what he charged her He said for being drunk and creating a She said she had not spoken to any so she could not have created a The inspector told him to open the rail and let her a cor roborated part of the complainants Por the defence Emma Nieholls was called she said she disputed tfie complainants The complainant pushed the Witnesss ser vant came to her assistance and closed The fringe of her shawl was caught in the but witness released her at The complainant kicked at the door and abused Witness sent for a but she did not give him any witnesses having been in summing said there was considerable contra but he felt bound to adopt the story told by the old He convicted the but took into consideration what the consequences would KS he had no doubt that he would not remain in the and not order him immediate He fined him with and in de fault ordered him to he iiumisoued for HI THE PENYGRAIG COLLIERY EXPLOSION RESCUE OF AN ENTOMBED Another named John about 40 year of was found alive in the pit yesterday after He was brought to and t his home in a Morgan was excessively feebl after his 36 hours1 Morgans escan was a marvellous He was at the end of on the right of the main gang and close to the downcast when th roof and he was buried in the debris fortu nately some pieces of timber formed an arch ove and he hardly received a He caugh the sound of the explorers and succeede in making them hear his exclamation of Fo Gods sake be or it will be too late there is a dead man beside The rubbisl was carried away by eager and willing am the unfortunate suiferer soon freed from his terribli NARRATIVE OF A Later in the evening John Morgan was able tc give a statement of his He said was in the mine at one oclock in the morning and just as the explosion occurred I lost my lain and my There was a loud report and the roof on either side of I had about tei yards of and I ran backwards and I tried to find my iind could not for a lon and I thought I could hear a troli drawn by a horse on a The explosion caused the loss of my The falls wer in the righthand near the downcast shaft I kept running backwards and and shouted all the and I felt that my hands were burnt and that I was The hair of my head and my whiskers were all burnt As I rai about I felt a dead man lying on the ground The body was then turning and I still kept and I had plenty of I was very and I made n search for my Before the explosion I had a jug of searched for it but I found I bad given up all hope when the explorers I was quite prepared to and had given up all hope that anyone would come near When I firsi saw the lights I and they came and rescued who continues though in a fair way to is a native of and he entered the Penygrais colliery in He has a family of eight most of them grown His second Evan when questioned said I was down the pit then I thought might be the sound of a falling I had an that I heard a I do not think it was my but the voice of some one and j after the explosion from two oclock until The i thought I heard somebody and then COLMANS PRIZE Yesterday morning the bullock belonging to which took the championprize at the Smithfield Cattle was conveyed to the riding school at Windsor where it was in spected the Princess of Princess and other members of the royal The fine animal was sent to Ipswich in the course of the GALES MILES a large number people visited West where the longdis tance is engaged in an attempt to walk miles in walk ing one mile and a quarter at the beginning of every Although he has now been engaged in his task for three during which time he has seldom bad more than eight or nine minutes rest at any he is in capital condi tion and confident of bringing his task to a successful Just before eight oclock last night he completed or exactly one half of his which is expected to be concluded at four oclock on New THE AKJIED LANDLEAGUER IN yesterday Patrick Mnlone was charged on remand with being on certain premises for unlawful He was found concealed in an empty cart by the and had in his possession a and and a piece of paper on which was printed the words Irish National Land Other documents showed that he had been a member of the Fenian At the request of the Irish Constabu lary the prisoner was again SHOCKING terrible accident oc curred at Plymouth yesterday Elliott a was in conversation with naturalists were agreed that no such monstrous serpent as had been represented was Some of the moderate accounts described it as a quarter of ainile and others several and if the mouth was in the same proportion this supposed beast ought to be able to a whale very A long list of things might be given as having been mistaken for this floating niasses of or a laiRe congregation of Althoueh everything was being up to the present no remedy for a poisonous snakebite had been dis In reuly to a question whether the flesh of snake was Nicols said it was good for Spencer and the lecture was illustrated with drawings from life by DWELLINGHOUSE The first of a course of lectures on Dwel litmhouses their Construction and was given yester day afternoon at the Parkes of Umver sity by The lectures are intended for members of building a large number of were present The lecturer said he pronosed to divide his subject into several and he would first beiin with the choice of a site for a its and general By situations he meant to imply that it was possible to have an excellent and yet havn an unhealthy He was well aware that the choice in this so far as it applied to his was comparatively because the value of land in a great city like and its necessarily made it He would say to all those who were about to select a site for a to see that the road in which they were going to live ran north and so that the windows and doors should face the south and liy solectinK a corner site they would have three sides of the house exposed to the wind and He would also advise that if a corner were selected ib should he a southern for then they would save Another important consideration was the nature of the soil on which the house was A damp could never make a house otherwise than Koils were generally of two iind impermeable Iand in proportion as the site free from in tho sumo proportion was the dwelling suited for Having shown how the when might lie relieved of tin water in tins lecturer went on to say that many of the suburban villns which looked so ornamental in thu London not built on actual soil at In many instances the had preceded the They were all familiar with those signboards on which Itiililiish shot here so conspicuously figured the dwellings raised on these enclo sures inevitably contained the germs of and he strongly advised his hearers never to dwell on sites on which such abominable deposits iiad been Let them supoose tluit the proper site hail been secured the next consideration was He would urge them never to build on a loamy but if this could not be the foundations should rest on cement con The nature of this material he fully He showed that while it was so plastic as to yield to the artist in the iinest it was also capable of homs made is hard as It in In the lecturer exphiined the nature of dry and pointed out that an infallible remedy for this enemy wis the free circulation of airtbrouirh the referred to the coating of stons by chemical com which gave to the stone the quality of resisting he had been done in the case of Pauls Robins next exhibited a number f suited for carrying out the hints conveyed in his The theatre was THE FORTUNE BAY Fridays Gazette publishes a despatch from Gran vilJe to the United States Minister in London respecting the disturbance at in Lord tiranville says that her Majestys iovernuient have no hesitation in admitting that the conduct of the New foundland fishermen in violently interfering with tin United States fishermen and destroying or damaging some of their nets was quite and much to be At the same time the Government is of opinion that the clause in the Treaty of Washington which provides that the citizens of the United States shall be in common with liritish o lish in Newfoundland waters within the limits of Hri ish means that American and British ishermen shall fish on terms of Lord Grauville refers to a despatch of Kvarts of August stating that his Government would ghully cooperate with that of Great Britain in any effort to make he regulations of the treaty of 1871 a matter of convenience and and says that her Majestys Government recognise in this proposal that its own desire to arrive at a friendly and speedy settlement of the question isfnlly reciprocated by the Government of the United It cfuite willing to confer with the United States Government on the sub It is also quite willing to indemnify the American ishermen for any losses in respect of which they are entitled to Yesterday shortly after broke int on the premises of of The firstfloor and its were much and the flames penetrated to Morleys hotel doing some slight Shortly afterwards 4ie brigade was called to extinguish a fire at the foundry f and of he overheating of a furnace caused some slight injury o a pattern PROMOTION IN THE FIRE norning Captain Shaw had the satisfaction of fficially announcing the promotion of several of the enidr members of the Metropolitan Fire Bii to fill vacancies created by the retire lent and pension of Superintendent who has been in the brigade for twentysix and has for a long time held the position of first chief has been made superintendent of the C the headquarters of which is at who has been a colleague of and has held the position of second chief will now rank as first chief engineer and Hutchiugs will till the poet vacated by PRIZE Last evening the prizes won by the members of the 3nl Middlesex Artillery Brigade at and at the regimental during the past year weie distributed by Colonel commanding the Auxiliary Artillery in the Home and Woolwich in the great hall of the Cannonstreet which was crowded in every part with the members and colonel Iay m the absence of the Lord and in the course of a very lengthy detailing the doings of the brigade during the said there were in the ranks 000 of whom iG5 were in addition to which 3S out of i2 oilicers hurt passed their and held certilicates of whilst ftl sergeants had passed through a similar With regard to the regiments success at Colonel Kay said that since the brigade iirst competed tliere the members had wou no less than 22 including the Queens jirixe on two and 137S Colonel in addressing the said that there was some alarm that under the increased number of drills which were required from new members the numbers would but considering the good drillsheds which the liberality of their officers had provided them he had no fear that the number of their recruits would fall The annual presentation of shooting and other prizes to the members of the Jiloomsbiiry rifles tool place iast evening at the Freemasons Lieutenantcolonel Richards supported by Lieutenantgeneral and the Colonel Stedall the and numerous other In hia opening address Colonel that the bat talion was in an improved condition compared with last Mb efficients being returned out of maximum At Wimbledon two of their members obtained badges in the Queens Higginson then presented the commanding the auxiliary Engi neers of the Home presented the to the 1st Middlesex Engineers at their Great last Colonel the commanding showed the rsgiment to he in a somewhat less prosperous state than last although he dirt not on the they were in an unsatisfactory Colonel previous to handing the successful com petitors their his satisfaction with the state of the and said that although the work of the Engineer volunteers did not show much in times of he was sure that in time of war they would ha found a most useful and efficient FOOTBALL Blackheath Old Deer Rich was the scene of this Much was centred in the as it was the only time within the last four years that these celebrated Rugby Union clubs hail tried Blackheath won the and kicked The game was productive of very brilliant play by both tho home club having slightly the ad vantage before nuil regis tering two After ends were changed the visitors compelled their to touch down The game was thus left neither side Don and the liurdous played very prominently for their respective Woolwich Queens match was played on the Academy and ended in the visitors winning by two goals and a try to The tries were obtained by Veith two and i clubs contended on the ground of the the home team proving vic torious by three goals Ashmore am a try to The tries were obtained by and H Old Chultonians West this plased at the who played one were de feated by a dropped by Clark to Murlborousih Nomads Claphaui fix ture was decided at The Nnniads had much the best of and wou by live and three tries to Old Carthusians These clubs met at Kenning tonoval in the second series of ties for the Asso ciation Challenge From the first the superiority of Carthusians was very and in the end they gained i somewhat easy and Parry distinguished London Scottish playing Rugby met at Lee the Scotchmen being vic toriousby one goal Arnot and one try Gordon to three Clittpii at and sifter a splendid resulted in a drawn Thomass Hospital affair was brought off at when the Arabs won by one goal and four touches to one THE SHOOTING HANDICAP FOR Yesterday the London Shooting grounds at Nunhead were well attended to witness the shooting in the second heat of the Six shooters put in an and Wilkinson and tied by shooting seven out of nine birds In shoot ing oft the tie they both missed their Iirst but Wilkinson killed his and Jones Several minor sweepstakes were afterwards shot the principal winners being aua LILIIIC afternoon thesa grounds were well when some sports nienced on the previous Saturday were The events consisted of the final heats of a couple of two miles walking a 100 yards and a one hours goasyouplease contest for cabmen The histuameu event was won lv of Notting Russell Kendle outside the when a Captain Shaw warmly congratulated the officers upon horse harnessed to a cab on the opposite 1 side of the road ran A portmanteau fell from the and knocked Russell Rendle out of the way on to the but the shaft en in consequence of the recent fatal tered Squares right pinning him tothe football lias issued a notice prohibiting He sustained frightful and his life the came on the public lands until the both I Asosciation and shall have been their improved having expressed his entire confidencein wished them every PBOHIBITION OF The Mayor of SOO yards that for residents of PRIXCK 01 WALKS a good company attended to witness the race for the four miles challenge walking and a sweepstakes of given bj 300 0 SOO Hibbert sool worked his way to the and the other two giving he wou 5 4SJ OLYMiic night an original do mestic by was produced here under the title of Our It proved be a very weak and therefore does not call foi Delilah is still running THE SOLIHCLL Home Secretary has offered a reward of for the apprehension oi the murderer of the young Irishman named Gateleyt at SolihulU
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