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   Evening Gazette, The (Newspaper) - January 15, 1883, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                             N. 0. Lawton Has received To-Day, by Express, 700 Pieces of and Swiss Edgings! ALSO A FINE LINE OF Irish Point Lace! Ttese Goods are all New Styles and Patterns, NEW YORK STOKE glas Co., Wbolssals Manufacturers or FINE SHOES. Comer First St. and Second CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA. W6 Manufacture For the Retail Me Eiclnsively, Anil Have NO SECOND-GRADE GOODS, Gents' Furnishers, ABE SO-CALLED. Their new store being at corner 8ECOSI) STREET AND SBCOKD A VKNDE Samples ol! Spri! in Elegant Patterns Alreiuly received, to arrive during month of January. Large line of READY-MADE CLOTHING, Hats, Caps, Neckwear, Etc AgentM tor tbe celebrated WILSON IIRO.'S SniKTS. Remember the "Nobbiest Store in in Calder'e new block, just across from Postoffice. Mower Huston Dealers in All Kinds of VOL. I.--NO. 5. CEDAE EAPIES, IOWA, MONDAY, JANUAET 15, 1883. PRICE, 3 CENTS. A MAIDEN'S PERIL, A Beautiful Young St. Louis Lndj ducteti by a Gang of Hood- lums. Return of the Victim to Her Friends ---Her Story Highly Sen- sational. And "Wholesale Deulers In Cheese and Flour. JAgents for] L.U J Onondaga Dairy Salt AND COMMON-SENSE ENGINE COMPANY. Grand Hotel Hlork, Cedar Rapids, Ia. ST. Louis, is great ment here over the disappearance of Mijas 2erelda Gnrrisoii, a young girl of 17, remark- able for her beauty, and one of the bollea of the city. Sho waa last soon alivei last Satur- day, when a little after 1 o'clock, she loft the of her uncle. O. L. Garridon, accom- panied by her sister, Mrs. Morria, and came down town to the corner of Fifth and Olive etreeta. Sho there took a street car for Wild Hunter'a, the terminus of the oar Hue, in the exfiremo southern part of the city. The con- ductor of the car remembora her diatincrly. When ahe got off the car at Wild Himter'e she asked to bo directed to the cou'veiit of the Sacred Heart, which ia only a- dozen blooke away. Since then Mies Garrison ban not boen eeen or heard from. The conductor noticed on the car platform four rough-looking men of the hoodlum dtump, and they commented dur- ing the journey cm Miaa Garrison's handsome appearance. They said she Trae the moat beautiful woman they had ever soen on the cure. It is uuppoeed that these men had some- thing to do with the disappearance of the young lady, and most horrible suspicions are aroused. Misa Garrison waa returning to the convent to pursue her Btudiea. She had not returned since the Christmas holidays, liaviug beeu do- tamed by the visite of friends. She had been studyingthere for one year. She always made the journey to the convent in a carriage, but her uncle's horses were lame on Saturday, aad BO she decided to go in a street car. Her dis- appearance wan not hnowu to the family oir the polks until yeirterday afternoon, an her rela- tives thought she was at the convent, and the at the convent thought she was at home. Zerolda Garrison is tho daughter of Mca. Abram Garrison, and resides at Kirkwood, a suburban town twelve miles out Mr. O. Garriaon, secretary of the SL Louis Hteel and Ore company, in her uncle, and she in a rela- tive of Commodore Garriaon. Detectives siuue yesterday have been following every clew, but without avail. Zurelda Garrison is only 17, but as well de- veloped as a girl of She is strikingly hand- some; has brown hair, and eyea full of expres- sion a.nd life. Her complexion is fair, and is graceful in carriage aud stylish iu appoar- auce; weighs about 130 Bounds. The detectives and Chief of Police Camp- bell have been searching the vicinity of the convent for a clew, in vain. Tho men from the Vulcan Steel works, not far away, aided in the search. Yesterday tho ser- geant of police and a scmacl of twenty men ex- amined all the ground, hut without result Mrs. Abram Garrieou, mother of the not yet been informed of the disappearance. The relations have no theory, but feel tiunj foul play has beeu practiced. The excitement in the city ia intense, and the probable fiite of the jjoor girl is the universal theme of conversa- tion. The police are actively at work, and so far their efforts have reunited in nothing. The Sacred Heart convent is a noted Catholic educational institution, situuted about five miles south of the centre of the city, and enjoys a high reputation. The vicinity of convent is very sparsely settled. yesterday afternoon, a letter dated St. wns received by the family from Misa Garrison herself. Slit) stated that she was a victim of abduction and was hold by force. Last evening a letter waa received at the Oliver Garrison residence, from a party whose name was not announcing that the young lady could be ransomed, and that the party would be willing to   place Thursday are much shattered and depleted. Of cuurijy the colder weather has something to do this. Tho of rubbish are fast growing, tmd begin to tower wo high that the workmen are hemmed in, cut off from the gaze of the curi- ous. About mirta light Thursday night the flames burst out afresh in tsvo or three places at the center and north wast, corner. The firemou were called out Bind remained on duty till noon yesterday, throwing volumes of water into the emokrm; ruins. At the north- enst corner the workmen have arrived at the bottom of the basement, aud ara working in warm kuee deep. At an early hour the workmen began to (Ind articles in the debris, mid hundreds of things were found, atnony whioh were the following: Burdick Armitage's printing preasos were uncovered and found in a bad condition. A photograph, on the back of winch was namo of E. Leland, written in black ink, and the fjttulio imprint, showing it was taken at C. Fredericks and Co.'s, 5H7 Broadway, New York. Quantities of molten type in all couceiv- ablo shapes, were taken put of tbe quar- ters occupied by Burdick Armitage. Large numbers of burned books, newspaper files, etc., wore taken out of the front omcea. Some ii-oiild have the edges and corners charred, while the centre wunld be in good condition aud A coat was found which contained mi unmarked memoranda, and a iiitanonuulu wrirteii in cipher and marked ''Tun-a wafl alao picked up. Early in the 'lay a fauuy apron, badly burned, aiid a Knight Tvinplar's sword, iu fair condi- tion, but- mimaimiX weru up. A scarf and aonr'-pin, tu have belonged to Ca.pt YofiR, were picked up; alao a pair of ver spei'lacjle'YVanvirt, a silver dollar, window shades, trunk keys, etc., bur nothing that was marke 1 with a nurue waa found. Tho iirs t body was funnel at, 11 o'clock. It way identified us that ol' Mrs. Brown. At two bodied fouad in the rnina. The re- mains are so charred that there are no meaiiH of idontiii-vition. The ncone is merit eiukcning around Uie ruins. The charred re- iniiirn are taken to the morgue soon as j'onml. Two more bodies were found later, the last provijig to be toat of Misa Hagar, a domestic. W. E. Wiley, of Detroit, who came here Mouduy to thR iocul figency of tho gan Ceii'i-al, ia the hist victim reported. E. E. WentwiH'lii, uf nayd that Wiley cmme from Cllinage on Monday, and telegraphed back thatdjo had taken a room at thts N.iwhall. No tracfiof him can be found. "William C. Hall, of Laporre, Ind., liiul both broken nnd otburwirto torribly injaretl by jump- ing from the burning yesterday muritinic, at Dr. nirioe HIH was iDiuifHiiately forwa-rde-d to porto, aceunipiiiiiod frio.ids thetleuo-'iRod. This iiiiiku tho of known ttaacl about sixty- two. Mr. mid Jlrs. E. Cramer, of The Evoitiiig Wisconsin, xre vttry much better, and hoiii will prolxJily The funoral of T. B. EHitit, who died ThurBclay night, will to-tuy, as ivili. arao th-i' of Mr. aud Mrs. Allen JohnH.Jii. Fivo victims of thn firo were buried 1'rnui .St. Jolin's at 11 o'clock ycHtitrday foreuuou, with imposing cere- Tho bodioH of Mr. Mrs. Allen Johnson are lyinx widfi 1-y ei-le, at the residence of Mrs. M. P. MiU-Hhall strcot The funeral services v.-ili be iiuld ttiiciut'tonioou the First Baptist rlmri-h. The will be and nimplo, of scripture reading sinking of a io'mM> ailfl ft romiwlm by tbe The luncral eermou will ha prenched by ]tev. A. F. uu Sunday morning, at the Firyt Bapdsi A uuiriber of rala- tivud a'ifl of Mr, and Mm. Johnson, frum a distance, havu arrived to attend tho funeral; -The hoard or' of the Protetitaiit Orphan asylum, of w'iifih the dead lady waa an aclive attend iu a lady i body. At the moryuo the excitement over the ar- rival of ilie becnuKi no gi'-jat during the tiny thul woie wtr-' k-htid around the buiidiiiK and p.vtjinsHOS, and from tho rihtirilT'ri fores) itctnileu kfiup the crowd bfc.-k from tho Orders were ianuecl from tho Hliariffa otlico to no one to enter .without n I OWK, nuleHd reiiognixed by th-j officers duty as or special frieiniH of Mm Tlie remains wut-e pliit-td in beapR oi! lloor of the inner room oi the morgue, ana pretientcd fl. most gbaatly and horrible waiie ;i aickuniug heat and steam arose from tiieirt. Frionda of tho missing oiifls were present in large nnmberu but coursu, could not identify the remaiua. TUu idonl.iiied dead now number twenty-two, and forty-five are mmfling. Throe emplovcH, Matilda Tuce, Annie Muel- ler, and Amelia StaJilj who wore reported miss- ing, are all right. Of the muring, one is in view under a pile of brickH. Tims' it iu sup- posed that thirtv-nine bodies are still iu the ruins, making tho total loaa of life sixty-seven wi far as can be ascertained. The coroner has called aii inquest to held to-day. The jury contristu of the following: J. B. Thompson, practical builder; D. J. Erax- ney, machiuiat; John O1 Conn ell, contractor; J. C. Corrigan, coal and wood dealer; Robert Daniels, rt.-al-eatate tlenler. WISCONSIN, Determined KtrortM of the Prohlbl- MtlDniHtH to diccure the SnhminHlon of a Constitutional MABISOS, Wig., Jan. lliere ie doabt but what tbe Prohibitioniata are deterniuied to mnko a sorioua move on the legislature this winter for tlio piws-ige ot a joint resolu- tion to enbuiit to the people a constitutional amendiaerit- forbidding the manufacture: and enlo of intoxicating beverages iu Wigiconain. The officers of the Wisconsin Woman's Cltriat- tian Tempera'.koe union have opened an office here, ancl nre floodirag the stato with blank petitions to the legislature. Besides their own local agents the officers of the stato union think they cau rely oh ministers, railroad ofncials, manufacturora, and others to circu- late petitions. The Colorado tt DKNVEH, Jan. The to the Col. orado Benatorship are General Hamil, Lieuten- ant Governor Tabor, Judge Bowen, ex-Gov- ernor Pitkin, and General Boutt A caucna ii to be held neit Monday, and there ever; probability of a GEN, BUTLEB, He is Undoubtedly In the Field as a Presidential Candidate. rhe Embodiment of Political Hero- ism and Political Revenge. A. Striking Article tke fern of Kic-ff TOBK Jan. says thera IB no longar any question that Ben Bntler is looming up one of the strong cwadidatea for the Democratic nomination for the; presidency. After speaking of the strong hold Butler haa upon the Irish element of the whole country "Gath" aays: Now that he haa become gov- ernor through the waning of the old social and official forces MaesachuBettii, the Irish are at )iia hack for president He poasaueea tmch positive qualities compare, to the other mon named for the prSidencyJ that unless strong ofTorta are made io promptly he will beffiu to deoisit hia larva, not only throughout the IrisL element of hie party, but in a couei dor able American element wbicb does not believe in reform political theories, but wants to see a strong man in the presiden- cy, as the embodiment of political revenge and political heroism at once. The strong, rough element witl want their victory to eting; and they see no man that is with any thing like the faculties of Beo Butler. Au- dacity hardly ever had ft representa- tive. From the beginning of hie life he haa chal- lenged every thing thftt he could not annex. A) college he retaliated tha routine au3 romt-es, am, narrowly escaped expulsion. He began the practice of law, a poor widow's child, at Low- ell; and when the mill twuers would not en- courage him he threatened, on one occasion, U have the town yet afire if a notice was not takex down turning any spinner out of employment who should vote for Bntler. "When a venera- ble college professor from Harvard was beinf brow-beaten by him in the witness-box, and tin judge interposed, saying: "He ia a professor a' Butler replied: "Yes, we hung om of them not long Webster." Butler has made it the great achievement o! hia life to overthrow Phariseeism, or respecta- bility, in Massachusetts. Looking askant him, he forceH, one after tbe other, all thi powers there to recognize him. He invadet Boston after tho had practiced itfew years it Lowell, and ran a law office at both ends o) the line, keeping a ptwiner in each place. H( claims that hie father was in the military ser- vice uc'ler Andrew Jackson at New Orleans. and certainly hia elder l.rother was named An- drew Jackso'n, as he named Benjamin Franklin. At tho Cliar'eston convention But- ler.iiiH.de it his object to defeat the pride of the Irish rrt.ce. Stephen A. B'ongias; and yet he if now tho claimant of tbe Irish vote. He there voted fifty times for Jefferson Davis, giving only seven ballots to Mr. Douglas, and those at the beginning. When secession followed the disruption oi the Democratic party Butlor waa one of the first to jump on the deck of tho fire-atrip, and he ftdvise-1 Jore Black and tg arrest the three commissioners of the Confed- erate stated tmd try them before the supreme court, Butler saying li.e would prosecute them without fee, and that he wanted thera hanged. He scared Buchanan and Black al- most to death, who warei a pair of old women trying to be a government in time of danger. Butler then threw himself at the head of military preparation in Massachusetts, and, be- ing general of brigade in tbe militia already, and few of the Republican leaders having anj experience, he got Gov. Andrew under his thumb, and had nnueelf receive the com- mission of brigadier-general, which was sent on in blank from Washington. As much -as An- drow could do afterward to break Butler down, he had given him too great a start His strong nature, love of the dramatic, in- tensity and audacity were eoou gratified witfc the military command of Baltimore city; and afterward with tho military command of New Orleans, where he did hang hia man at the first opportunity. When New Yorh broke into tho draft riota, her trembled ths anticipation of Butlei coming to stud the' yard-arma of the men- of-war with dangling figures, such aa tht Turks-pulled up by multitudes whon they Cftma back from the Greek revolution and an- chored in the Golden Horn. General Grant. taking a diftdainful view of a general who had so much of the provoat marshal in him, had to come to terms when he waa rained to the. presidency, and found Butler his pos- sible foe in, Ha came down like the celebrated cooii in the story of David Crockett, which, knowing the sharpness of the huuter'a aim, remarked from the top of the tree: "Mr. Crockett, don't waste-yonr ammunition. Con- sider me shot" Grant had been very much sweetened toward Butler by the fierceness and genius which he ahowed in the impeachment trial; yet, an soon aa it waa over, Butler ruolied up to the White House, shook Johnson by the hand and said, in effect: "It has all beeu a little joke betireen yon and me to swindle those Badicala" Butler ie much read aa any body in this country, not excepting Bob IngersolL To-dRY AtassachusottH could not Btattd a little criti- cism from James G. Blaine on her old raacale during the war of 1812, subsequently, when Maine wanted to be Independent oi Massachusetts; but she has to receive a every few days from Butler, who shows her that is fntl of illiteracy and bed-bugs, and is wo more than a sort of of her high connections, bat to all in- tents buried and Bmelliut? bail. Tbe old man 8reduces the figures on them, and they rotor I lat the illiteracy ia all on account of Butter's particular The man who lias thus got possession, ol Massachnssette and ia pulling up nor raiment and exposing her nakedness to the rest of tbe country must naturally be the delight of othei portions of the country which have had reaaon to lament the efficiency of the Bay eUte in and before the war. That etate elects her governoi every yew, and before we have to breathe and til ink abcrat it there will be, another campaign, and probably Butler elected again. He can keep up this aensation several timei between now ami the presidential nomination, where hi has at a great .disadvantage quiet old gentle- men like McDonald undPiyne. In short, he is tbe oidy Democratic presidential candidate with a great big physical record, such aa meo like ta vote for who do not read much. Whatever may be said against Bntler, hia lift haa been decidedly more reapeetabie in its episodes than General Jackeon s, who aliot bis own aoldiera by the bushel, killed man in i duel, rui off with another man's wife, and wat the wild-eyed bully of his region. If Butlei should be nominated by the Democracy, if would throw all the timid people in tliis coun- try on one side, and there might be a certain Demucratic element hi the north to vote for the Republican nominee if he was not positively Republican. Butter expects to unite TLuder his banner tho Irish, the south, and tht general political element in the Republican Sarty well as in the Democratic party which nut want policies to ba reformed, but wattlu the oldfogiea to reformed who ure to criticise ihe politicians. FE3BASKA. The It to rial LINCOLN, Neb., JML aenate ad- journal at noon yeeterday until Monday, th tato imane hospital greater liberty in tho way of writing and transmitting letters ban presented in the bouaa It IB regarded as a much needed reform, and nndoubtedly will become a law. An investigation of the management of the insane hospital will prob- ably be had before the eeasion ia over. The bill will come op on second reading next week. The goeaipa are bnar at work on the sena- torial question, and oew are presented every cUy. The candidacy of E. Rosewater, of TUB Omaha Bee, ia denied by that gentle- man, who declares that he wouldn't be a candidate under any circumstances. Rosewater's second choice would be Senator Saundere, but hia first choice ia an unknown. The several appoiateea of Saunders are com- i2ig.in, probably by request of that gentleman, to nelp him through. A miscellaneous crowd of politiciarm from all parts of the state will arrive Monday to take a hand in the senatorial tight, which begins the following day. TEEEOE-STRICKEK, The Union Square Theatre the Scene of a Causeless runic Last Evening. Several Persons IrtKured Before the Restoration of the Craze Started. Nsw YcmK, Jan. 18. was a panic In the: Union Square theatre last uight During the second act of Romance" sev- eral, ladiea and gentlemen sitting in the first row of seats arose and hurriedly left the building Others, seeing this unexplained movement and not understanding it, rose hastily on all sidea, and in a moment the stampede became gen- eral Aialoe were crowded, and there was a dangerous m rueh toward tbe chief exit on Union square. There was no alarm cry given, but tho ab- sence of it seemed to add fearful significance to the, it thia time, .terrible struggle to reach tbe do or a. One lady who waa terribly crushed was heard to faintly moan, uMy God, O fainted. Some persons in the boxes ciied otit that all waa the audience became isomewhat assured. A lady who was iu tbe struggling masa, begged a man who was ferociously beating hits way to the door not to hurt her. 'He replied: "I aaw the Brooklyn theatre fire: donH talk to me. It was gone in five minutes." This cry recalled to the minds of nearly all that the Union Square management had poa- HGBsioii of tho Bvoolslya theatre ou tbo night: when it was destroyed by fire, with such frightful Io83 of life. It1 ia said some sparks of firo were soeu to faM on tho stage.and this, in view of the recent Milwaukee fire, created a terrible dread of what would seem certain death. A number of ladies fainted and many lost their jewelry. After the panic had sub'- sided the play was continued. TUe Timea says: There was a slight panic in th3 Union Square theatre last night, owing to a musician's instrument cage taking fire from a gjiB-jet under the stage, near tho door by which tho musicians enter the orchestra. In the sec- ond act of MA Parisian the pun- gent smoke from the burning eaaa was. forced into the auditorium. Several persona moved uneasily in their seats and The first Jpersons to leave their were the Misses Lawrence, of the New, York hotel. The theatre waa packed, and the. hurried movements .of the Lawrence caused tbe people to riee aud exclaim: "What ia the matter; Mr, A. M, Palmer, who waa in the stago box, called out: "Be still, or you'll your aeata. There IB noth- ing the matter; the smoke is from a fire they aro lighting nest door." Mr. liichard -Mansfield, who waa on the stage to the role of Baron Chevrial, also reassured the audience. Tho ushers sprang to tho exits. Officer Charles lianley, of.the Mercer street station, was in. the gallery when the alarm begiin, A man shouted and attempted; to leave the theatre. The officer seiasd laini and forced him into a seat, and shouted to tbe people that there waa no fire, and that they must keep their Beats. The panic was over in a minute. About twenty-five per- sons went into the theatre lobby. .One lady lady fainted there. Sho recovered, went hack with others to the theatre to witness tha peri'ormatice, which was1 continued The only damage done by the gas- jet was to the musician's instrument case.- It was fortunate the' instrument case was of leather, aa the pungent odors from it were im- mediately deieoted. Officer Hanley aejit for OflGcer van Korden, who was at the Gorraania but when he arrived his services were not needed, RB the people were going back tc- tbeir seats. Tbe fireman at the theatre did ftGt thiuk it necessary to seud out an alarm. INDIANA. The Prohibition Haestton---8 ome- tbtHK About Contested Canes. IKDIANAPOUS, Jan. both branches of the legislature yesterday the consti- tutional amendment matter came up, reso- lutions being -presented instructing tbe judi- ciary committee to report upon the eitatua ol the amendments. Ia the senate, Bischo- wisky, Van Voorhees, and Yonche votcid yea with the Democrats, and Marvin and Mclii- toah nay with the Republicans The house irote waa divided strictly by party liiiea In neither case is it to be taken as a teat vote, as many of the Democrats think it ia the best way to bring up the question. The hoviso committee is instructed to report next Friday, Thursday J, H. Winter bo thaui sent a letter to to every senator and representative denounc- ing Senator Hntchinson, of La Porte county, as a traitor to his party. Yesterday, afternoon Senator Campbell offered a resolution ask- ing that tho Winterbotbam memorial, rela- tive to the manner of defeat by Calk- ins be taken out of the hands of the committee to which it had been referred and brought; be- fore the senate. He held that as Senator Win- terbotham had shown disrespect to one sena- tor he had shown it to the entire senate, aud was therefore not entitled to any consideration by the senate. To this Senator Browu, the leader of tho Democracy, und Winterbotham'a friend, who introduced the memorial, made a bitter speech, insinuating that Campbell desired to 'get rid of the memorial in order to prevent an exposure of the methods of bulldozing practiced by tha Republican manufacturers of South Bend. To thia Senator Campbell responded that the beet answer to such a charge, and a test of the Democratic belief in the practices alleged, waa the abandonment of the contest for Mr seat, which would have to be made before a house overwhelmingly Demo- cratic. Apropos, it is believed here ttiat Will E. English haa abandoned hia against Representative Peetle. The attorney who waa engaged to take depositions to bolster up the cawe naa not done anything in the matter, and elates that he haa not been requested to do HO. Senator Rahma. of Yanderburg, introduced a bill providing for the erection of an asylum at Evanaville for the incurable insane. Proposed, WASHINGTON, Jan. senate poatoffico committee yesterday agreed to report the house bill providing for of postal uotea for transiniEtoidn in ihe mails oi? Bumaleaa than for which a fee of 3 cents is to be charged for each note iwuod. BAI.TIWOHS, Hoi, Jan, wu received here- to-day of the death of Dr. Samuel A. Modd, at hia reeidc-nce in Charlea connty, Marjland. When John Booth, the iBMaaln, escaped from Washington he ted into Maryland, and vaa 1.1 the Mudd mwieion and had bis fra ctured leg set by the doctor. Dr. Mudil was aftorvrard tri'3d and sentenced for life to tbe Cry T.ortugaa, but was pardoned by Preaidcint Jolinaon after a few yearn' imprison- ment. He aided materially in quelling a yel- low-fever epidemic on the island. Dr. Mudd gent, a, claim to congress a few years' ago, but it was rejected. He waa at 009 time after his release a candidate for legislature the Democratic ticket, bin waa defeated. Ho leaves a family. A QIBL'S VIOTOBY. The Verrtletof for JHremcb. af Promise a Milllonatre. OBS, Jan. Tho result of the suit of Mary Alice Almont Ijvingston againat Henry Fleming, the millionaire oil merchant, merits more extended notice than the brief dis- patch sent yesterday. Henry Fleming testified the day before that he had gained hie informa- tion thiil the plaintiff had beou an inmate of disreputable housea from ono Potter, a detec- tive, aud had promised to produce the memor- anda he had made of the. and the .detec- tive. The detective did not appear, and a loi of memoranda was read. It was indefinite and incomplete. Counael offered documentary evidence to show that in 1879, 1880, 1881, 1883, .when it waa claimed that Fleming was being, black -mailed, Mrs. Bliss had received from the estate of her first husband, the B.QU. Swift Livingston, The documents shouted that Miss Livingston. had now in cash iu the city chamber- lain's hands, which is invested for her, and the will and its codicile showed that her father had cart-fully provided for her and ber other daughters, one of whom .waa the wife of Old- eon The counsel for the defence requested Miea Livingstone to leave the court-room, he might be unrestrained iu what he had to say, and she obeyed. He 'ctaimed- that -the suit was a couspiracy, and he denounced the Elaintift as a Cyprian, who, with her mother, ad concocted. a plot. to. catch Fleming and to extort money from him. Tho plaintiff's counsel, Robert S. Nowcomb, described Fleming, as it roue, who, having the inherited riches of in- dustry and the appetites of aalfr-iudnlgencet thought nothing of .wrecking a young giiTa vir- tue and then casting her aside. He knew she had nu male relative, up father or who would chastise him aa. he deserved. .Con- scienceless, godless, creedlesB, heartless, blood- less, he had stolen into a sacred temple like a viper, and now seeks to creep away again, liapa into some other and darken that also. .The law substituted. a court of justice for her father, and gave her twelve brethren, who were t-o, decide .whether sha.had received justice from her aeduc'or'e hands. "For yliame, fienry.i'lemingl" aaidthe coun- sel, "to be so as to turn on the woman who had BO confided and trusted in you, aud to try to lie out of tho of crime, by falsely accusing her of tiotorioue proa-: titute, when vou know Ibatshe.'wius-miiocence itat-lf when she passed from. the keeping, of the Sisters into your hands ae her affianced hue- baud, and. that ahe had a confiding soul, roady to cling to vou and love you aa a sweet, aud gentle Fleming coldly met the lawyer's gaze and enees-'ingly smiled. Tbo speech of Mr. New- corab caurfeil the sob at brought tbe tears ta spnieof the jurors' eyes. The nivy went to their room al twenty min- utea to' 4 o'clock .and in. a re- turned. There was a- strained quiet in the I'oom, fcnd the audience listened, eagerly for the I'oanU. Wheu the jurors' names were called by Clerk By me, he asked: "GenHeiiipa of the jury, have you agreed upon a The foreman, Mr. responded: "We have. We for the plaintiff for the full amount claimed." There was. an instantaneous cheer which shook the walla. Mr. Flamming Tiad slipped 5ut, and waa uo where- to be -aeeu. Clieur upon oheor followed for, the, jury. Judgo Pratt back with a smile of contentment on his face, and looked placidly, at the uproarous scene be- fore him. 'The juaior counsel for the defense asked for a new trial, and tho plaintiff asked for an extra alipwiuioa Justice Pratt granted a ntay and fixed a day for the argument for a uew "trial Miss Livingston was malting love to tier little baby in the waiting-room, her by ber aide, when she heard the tramp of a throng rushing with "cheers to her door. Slio was called, .out by a mesaeuger, and she jame with her baby in her .arms. The crowd made way on each side of the Ikne that was formed for her. There were, men and boya vigorously clapping their hands.' She colored almost to purple, and her little one-year-old waved his aa. though be knew something of his mamma's victory. -She seemed about to faint as she entered the. but sum- momng up her. resplutiou she went forward. Another case was in progress, but she waa loudly applauded, and when all e: sank into her seat uhe waa loo faint to Presently ahe said: "Has the jury come said her counsel. "And "Yea." "What is the "Why, don't you know? for you." She civet her eyes down and smiled at her baby, and then said; "And irhat did Mr. Flem- iug KI don't said the counsel. "I'll tell you tuud a spectator. "He just got out" Miss- Livingstone soon afterwards started for homo, atToins River, N> with her mother. NEW YORK, Jan. 13. At the conclusion of the Flwiaing suit Thursday, at .Brooklyn, Fleming's counsel moved. for a .new trial. The argiuuoiti: was that the damages were excess- ive, aud the defendant had in progress in- quiries which could be ranked as newly-dis- covered evidence. Judge Pratt granted a stay of proceedings. ILLINOIS. far the Ocmncratlr ahunl- iintiuai In tha Senate and Houne. eeiir atorial caucus witl be held next Monday 'iig. Aja atnted heretofore in these number of prominent Domocrate .wwit to be compiimoiitoO with a nomuiatioD. However, none of thorn has appeftrtnl in peraou. 'Carter Harrison has hie here. .So hag Col. W. R. Min-riHoii, GOY. John H. Palmer, Hon. John H. Oborlv, ftuct Hon. A. Orentlorff, of Springfield. Thu loading worker for Mr. Horriaon Hon. H. O. of MadiHan, aud the indication! now are that Mr. Morriaosr will-be awarded the diBtinctiou. Gov. Fabner said, that he not a caudklate for Uuued States senator. He .might be induced to be one, be be made to believe that there waa a show of success. There will be no iwasionof either house until next Tuesday morning. in both hougos yenterday a nnmber of bull wore introduced, and referred to appropriate ooimnLttoes: The joint resolution paised by the aenata agreeing tipou m ballot for "United Beuik- tor ou Tueaaay next waa adopted by tbe house, EAHSAa Bxeentlve the TOPEBA, KID., Jan. Olick sent a number of nomination! to the senate yeater- The following were confirmed: Superin- tendent of UMoraneat JUchard B. ap- pointed for four yean from July 1; major gen- eral of militia, Jamei Ketner; brigadier erala, Isaac Stedden, John B. quar- termaster-general; J T. Pierce; eral, Thomai Mooaliglit; Harry E. Inatey; acairrtaiot adjutaiit- general, Harry A. LoirU; rargeon-geD' eral, B. A. Trimble: Joha E. Murdock and W. Aultman. All Vnft E. K. LARIMER, WHOL-ESALE BEALEK IN "Wag-on Wood Material, Superior Barbed Fence Wire, Etc., Etc. MO Democrata Mid take of iepiibliciDn. Among tin other ousidered by the senate til executive seeniou ras tliat of a Kepubiicau nominee for oaporiaiit position. The senate which oatnina only two refuMd 3 confirm him. The sentiment uaoog lie senators waa to the effect that aey would confirm the gorernor'a o long as they were chosen from the Demo- ratio ranks, "but that they would MSist no lepublicttu to office under the present ad-. oinistaitipn. The inteutlon in to make the party bear all the responsibility a the conduct of state affaire So the enau- tiyo years. he Republicans will nominate Plnmb for eimtor and elect him easily. The rill probably nominate a candidate. Gsn. O. N. Blair, of Fort Bcott, stands the best ihance of bains the Democratic nominee. No me ia spoken o !jy the- Graenbackera. There 3 really no opposition to the re-election of tenator Phim'j in the Bepublicau party. Then no talk of any other candidate. OONaBESSIOKAL. ugtiy The Presidential Sne and I jam! Honae the Shipping llill. SENATE, WASHINGTON, Jan. 13. Yesterday Mr. In- jalle introduced a bill providing for determiu- .ng the existence of inability of ths president >f the United States to discharge the ind duties of his office. Referred. It pro- rides that whenever two heads of the depart- shall state in writing to the chief justice Df the supreme court of the United Btates that die president is unable to discharge his duties, Bid the chief justice nhall lay the matter be- fore the court, where the question will be de- eded, and if inability is found to exist, the rice-president shall be notified to assume the :luties of president. At the close of the morning business, Mr. Plumb proposed to take up a bill to enlarge the powers and duties of the department of agriculture. Mr. Morrill moved to postpone the calendar in order to proceed with the tariff bill He did this for the purpose of ascertaining whether there wan an earnest purpose to paaa the tariff bill this season. A. slmrp discussion ensued, during which Sir. Morgan took occasion to nay: If the bill cbiild be destro3'ed by discussion and amend- ments, it ought to be. Mr. Plumb had an earnest desire to proceed with the tariff, but with due consideration for other business. After further debate, and tlie adoption of a resolution to meet at 11 o'clock, Mr. Morrill withdrew the motion to postpone the calendar. After the rejection of the amendment to the shipping bill by Mr. Mills, the vote recurred on the committee substitute, and it was agreed to 134, aays Sti. The substitute, in brief, limits the atnouuc of drawback tonnage tax col- lected in any one year, and provides for free ships iiud free materials. The gtiiiate.then went into executive session to consider the Mexican treaty prepared by the Qrant cotunuBSiou. HOUSE. Mr. Bingham, from the committee on poeS- offlces and poel road's, reported favorably a resolution calling on the secretary of the inw- rior for information as to whether the laud- railroads' had complied w'.th tee laws of congress respecting the construction and main- tenance of their own telegraph lines for the use of the government and the public; adopted. The house then resumed consideration of the shipping bill, the pending question being on the committee substitute as amended for the ghteeuth section. Mr. Kuott of Kentucky moved to strike out f the substitute all provision for drawback, stating hie intention to be to strikeout the sub- 3idv clause. JKnott's motion was 93, nays 131. After rejection of the amendment by Mr. the vote recurred on the committee's substitute, as published in the morning, and it was agreed to, yeas 134, navs The substitute, in brief, halite the amount of drawback on the tonnage tax collected in aajr one year, and provides for free ships and free materials. Mr. Buckner of Missouri offered an amend- ment to section 'At of the bill prohibiting the alienation or voluntary salo and delifery of vessels engaged in the foreign trade to a oiti- of any other country, or for the purpose of obtaining a foreign register within ten years from the date of certinciite of registry. A lively debate ensued, during which Mr. Bobiuson, of New York, pictured the anxiety with which patriots imprisoned ou board a British [laughter] at ,Fort Henry looked to eeci if the star-spangled banner floated in the morning air. It was with equal anxiety the people to-day looked; to see if the star-spangled banner still existed on the ocean. Be did not be- lieve in this despair of American ingenuity and'talent He believed we could hmla. ships and. man them, and both in building and man- ning 'beat the world. [Amusement] Mr. Robinson continuing said one old maii on the banks of the Delaware had turned out of hia yard within one year twelve vessels to fly the American Hag. That man was John Koach. Born in Ireland, that country where the great Creator had established his principal factory for the manufacture of great and glorious patriots, to supply with a limitless supply the unlimited demand of America foi gemua and bravery and coming a Tojiely boy to this country, Jolm Roach had built np a great American shipyard, and if he had had fair play he would nave domi- nated the Atlantic against all the British in- fluence and genius. [Applause.] Wheu some f nture historian came to of the (real men of America, one of the most glorious pages would be that upon which this glorious Irish boy would blaze most brilliantly. [Thun- ders of applause.] Mr. Robinson concluded wHli an apostrophe to tho American flag, which tbe house applauded. After some further debate the shipping bill was passed. A Weeti'o NcwToBX, Jan failures tot the last serott days reported to B. Q. Dono 4Co.'s Mercantile i goncy, number 2iti, an in- compared with last week. Ths geographical distribution in as follows: Kast- ern states, '-W; western 77; southern, 30; mid- dle 42; Pacific 20; Canada, 11; How York city, 20. The principal assignments in. Naw York city were Kcrr Brewers, and Luco Bros., fruits. The others are unimportant A large increase in failures in every section ot the country is apparent, especially in the and south. The CHICAGO, Jan. 2, wheat, bid January, February, March, Winter wheat, May Com, January, 56Jf bid Feb- ruary, March, May. Oata, January, niary, May. Eye, February ClH'e, Mess pork, January, @17.60 February, March, May, Lard, FebrtUTT, 10.87K March, 9ft April, 11.06 May, Jime. Short March, W.a7W bW April, May, June. off court firm, aud red winter 3d higher pel quarter; to arrive firm and demand fair; red winter in London 3d higher; part centals, feeing American. Ctms firm and quiefc: 56a 9d per 112 -Long clear wdw, 48.; oleu- do (kl. Tallov. 48a CWL cW-a, 8k 6d Fork, 82a per opcntd oniai: 2 red. Jaimary, Ffcb- JT.1T January,   

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