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New York Times, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1871, New York, New York VOL. XX _____ NO. 6222. THB NBW BHOBT ROUTE BETWEEN NEW-YORK, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 1871. TOT AMD PACIFIC Ate one aaonth atoca oa the pjmrkettneFIBBT KORTdACHE BtNKIrta FUWD QRAHT BONDS of JO3IPH AM) RATLKOAD COM PANT, Weat- Drrtatan. and the rapidity wlttt -which ten abtorbed the Loan naafnny Jnatlflftd onreipec- TtoLoan. valeh waa crtglnany for la al- Hajflr aatnjnlniaman and blda fair to be THE GREAT CARPET TRICK. The Heal Cost of the Court-House Estimate by an Eminent Firm as to the Actual Quantity Required. oat at an early Oar. Introduced this loan toUtopubUowllaour roll and cordial Indorsement, knowing UiatWposseaaed merlta nitty found In a rsalwaytoan. of in- strvrt with for both principal In- terest. M well M a pront In laloreby theenhance- nent ol the mmrkot value at Bonds Alter entire loan WM absorbed. The United laroacn Oongreen, realising tnjpcrtance of Road, granted the. Company USUAL IJUTO GRANT, AMOinmxo ra THK AOOUQATB TO Acsxs. Tie tads located in Kanaaa and Hetinska, wbera the aoU U excellent fbr tanning and an otter purposed, and teotloa through which the Bt. Joseph and Denver Cl'ly Railroad rnna to known at bnUding of that road on the very line now occupied by the Bt. Joseph and Denver City Company. The Eastern Division of the road Is completed and in successful operation from Bt. Joseph to HarysvflJe, a distance of 111 miles. The txmdsof this division were closed ontatV7H by our firm, and have dnee advanced to 102, and at any time time On oil told the fioUtert tiate al- had a ready market for tht tame al an adtanct Jnthelistofwarrantadgncdajidwmntenrignea by Controller COHNOLLY and Mayor HALT, and paid to somebody or other, there appear chargea for carpetu, shades and curtains for the new Conrt-houuo to the amount of 49. It foW prlae. LONDON. Ane. Dr. KIRK, of Zanzibar, wrltea that Dr. LIYINOBTOHK la still in tne eonn- try west ol Tanfcanylka, the Araba there count him roaldent. In that rcirlon no lll-reel- iDRis manlleated toward him. He la moving slowly but safely, and will leave no danbta In the geographical problem, whether Lake Tan- ganyika is the real bead of tbo Nllo, or it It emp- Uca by tfco Congo. 31 Wo caunot answer this. But BUBS TWEED'S BOD Bankflrs, 270.11 Wall U, Dae to the tax-payers for overcharge................................................ Tho question now arises. WLat become of tbo carpets rcprcsouted by this 31 T has just opened tho Metropolitan Hotel, and wo find tbe following description of the bouse in ycsterduy'B "The new furniture IB gorccouB. Every loom in the Hotel been completely renovated and redecorated, and entirely refurnished. The Indies' aarlor is a perfect parad.se. Royal milout and Axmiutltn cover the floors, and gold and walnut furniture abounds. The hndal chambers On the third floor are marvels of olegauec. AxminsUr carets of the softest tint cover the floors, and in the bedroom is an elaboratc- carved walnut bedatcad of tho TurkiBh pattern with furniture to match. Tbe bridal suite consists of parlor, two bedrooms and two hftthrnL. nil connecting. Tbo furniture in each corresponds. TLe famous corner suites, which in WARREN LELAND'S time wore ao fitted up .with an extravagance tbat ecems almost incredible. Tho one on tho second floor is funmhcd in mauve mo- to match. That on tbe third floor is in blue satin and lace, with the finest of Axminster on the u miracle of carviug and gilding, and Booms bettor fitted for a fairy palace than for a public hotoL innatolatad the young proprietor woro Hon. O. W. Brennan, Senator Norton. Hon. Thomas C. Fields. Jud8e Shandlcy, Florence Howard Paul, Col. John R. Fellowa, Hon. Michael J. Shandley. Hon. Eugono Ihirnin, Dr. Noalia, Capt. Walsh, Hon. James R. Robinson. Justice Dowling, Hon. R. D. Sharpe. HON. HENRY SMITH and others. i the room and around tho well-appointed tables. Cbampaguo flowed like a GERMANY. Tbe Entente Ovrdtole wilfc Rolalloaa with Prance. BERLIN, Aug. Ereut Zeilung of to- day aaya that besides the comlwt vtilt of tbo Emperors of Auatna and Germany to 8alzbunr, the Kaiser FBAKCEB JosErn will meet the Em- peror WrLLLi.ii in November at some paint on the Bhlno. Tbe National Zeitung aayB that Count WALDEBBEE baa been recalled, and that Baron TON ARHIU replaces bim him aa Choree d'Affaires of Germany at Versailles, Thia, aajs the above-named Journal. that scourer relations with Franco fortanately render it pos- sible for Germany to dispense wltb military National Guards of Bordeaux that, as a token of appreciation of their services to the country, they shall be the lost of the citizen army to be disbanded. It la said that tbo Comte na COAMBOED has disapproved ol tbe seeking on the part ol the Legitimists of a sucoeaaor to M. TliiEKfl. Several nf tho Paris papers have been proae- OQted for publishing falsa news. Tho Journal Dtbalt deplores the Introduction of M. DDFAURK'S amendment In tbe Assembly yes tor- day. Tbo Sieelf says that M. TniEHS Is opposed to the wording of the report of the Committee on tbe bill for the prolongation of his powers, will speak agatnst Its adoption on Wednes- day. The Deputies ol the Extreme Left, tbe Rlgbt and the Left Centre, held meetings after Mondays sitting Of tbe Assembly to deliberate aa to their future conduct. DISASTERS IN BRITISH WATERS' Wreck of A Steamer Ban flown by the Allan Steamer Praaalnn. LONDON, Ang. Bteam-tng Oiprey has been lost off Dundee, ana six pmaous were drowned. The Allan steam-ship Prutttan, from Quebec, reoently ran down the steamer Aber. ID BLQeorne's Channel. AU on board, are believed to have boon taken off tbe before, the cnnk, though that waa tbe work of but few mln- mes.___________________ ANOTHER DISASTER. Hun A Sekooner Bank the BxclUnar Scene. NBW-RAVEN, Ang. Sunday morn- ing tho schooner (fhat. D. Bollock, of Ports- mouth, N. H., Capt. OEO. FBUniB, left New- York loaded with 182 tons of coal, from Eliza- bethport, and bonnd for Portamotiih. All was fair, and she waa making good tune until about 4 P. M., when she was) within about six miles of Faulkner1! Island, tne light bearing bair nortb, when sbe was brought np all aundlog, having struck sometbiog not laid down in the charts, bnt the blgb winds w'hiob prevailed soon drove her off, sod sail waa shortened, which eased ber up. Tbe excitement waa great among the crew of six and one passenger, when upou examination nothing could be found of the damage, sod on trying to find the depth of water in tbe hold, were alarmed when "four feet" waa an- nounced. The pumpa were at once manned, bnt the water continued to gain fifteen loobea per hour. Tbe Captain then ent away the eablu floor, and found that the leak waa under her quarter and gaining rapidly. Every exer- tion waa used to get ber Into ahoal water and she rounded to about throe-quarters of a mile north-eaat of Faulkner's Island, tbe wind blow- gale; tmtalBtf o'clock the water-logged, the Captain and crew abandoned ber, sav- ing nothing bnt the elotbas on their backs, and in twenty mluutea the sank in five fathoms of water. Tbe vessel was built at Btooy Brook, Long Island, and wsa over twenty yean old, bnt waa In good condition and perfectly sea- worthy. She was Dot Insured. It is supposed from the locality where tbe disaster oocnrred that sbe must have struck on the masts of a sunken vessel when in the trough of the heavy sea that waa running. nitmntaiii eUcam dpwn ft mill-race." ITALY. Disturbance in the of Alan Killed nnd Dtaar Woanded. LONDON, Ang. violent demonstra- tion took place In the of Rome ou Mon- day. A. drunken crowd, led by one TOONETTI, a brother of the TooxKTTl who was beheaded, rothed through the streets, shouting against the priests, until It waa dispersed by tbe soldiers. Several shots were oxohangcd, and one person was Killed and msuy were wounded. THE EPIDEMICS. Dcathe front Cholera nt K on! linat Yellow Fever. BERLIN, Ang. were 329 deaths from cholera in Konigsbprg dnring the week ending the 35th inst., Including 137 chUdreu. No deaths have occurred from cholera at Dontzic during tbe last two days. MADRID, Ang. vessels from tbe islands Of Cuba and Old and Now Providence, are quar- antined at Spanish ports to prevent tbo possi- ble Introduction of tho yellow fever into tho country. CHARLESTON. S. C., Ang. few new cases of fever have been reported, and three of the oases previously reported have terminated fatally since yesterday. Large numbers of ua- acollmatod persons have loft tho city. Opinions are still dirtied aa to the probability of the dis- ease assuming the proportions of aa epidemic. THE MOBILE EXPLOSION. Thirty-five Bodlra Probablr Beneath the Wreck. MOBILE, AJa., Ang. steamer Foun- tain brought over eleven dead bodies, this morn- ing, from the wreck. This makes a total of thirty-five bodies recovered ao far. It Is feared tbat many more are still uuder the wreck. The were mainly composed of tho working class, with their lamtlles. No well- known citizens arc among tbe killed, except WILLIE] G. MEHHIWETHEB, tbe cotton weigher. Tho following are among tbo killed Cupt. Wm. Eaton. Mary and Ellen Qulnlan, George Crosswell, J. Peterson, pilot, W. J. Pro- vost. Mrs. Mary Hannon, Mra. Annie Ellward, Cornelia Dubroeo, Jacob Oussett, M. Powers, Eliza and Agoos Nicholas. Alexander Nlcholss. Oscar Laurendme Octavia Bernard, Robert Anderson, M. E. Homer, Mra. Picket and son. Wm. B. Conrsln, Joseph L. Orient and Sarah McDonald. _ Probable Action br the Next Concrete. WASHINGTON. Ang. many locent disasters by the explosions of steam-boat boilers Is exciting tho gravest comment among steam- boat men and others In tbls many of the officials of the Treatury Department, who have charge of matters pertaining to steam- boat machinery: and It seems apparent that one result of tbo deep feeling wbicb exists will be the presentation of valuable suggestions re- specting tbe law upon tbe sutjcci when Con- gress meets In December. flo Bodies in the Wreek-The Teasel Greatly Shattered. RtcilMOND, Va., Aug. submarine diver ot Mobile bu thoroughly explored tbe sunken wreck of tho aleamcr Ottan Wart, bnt failed to discover any bodies. He reports the boat terribly shattered by tbe explosion. Tlio community Is still greatly excited, and an Investigation will be made to aicertalu, if pos- sible, tbo cause of the explotlon. So far. tbe casualties are killed twenty-nine, wounded, twenty-six. Many persons, believed to have on "board the Ocean Wait ot !bo Commeaceiaeaf of tho Bnlifax Tho Local Withdrawal of tho t. John drew. HALIFAX N. 8.. Ang. The weather is fine and cool. There U very little breeze, hardly sofflelent for tbe There waaonlvooo entry for the first race, for Provincial eoaaHns; aod fishing vessels of fifty tons for the oeoovo! race, and same class of vessels of from twenty to fifty tout, tbere were eleven entrlef. Tbe vessels started aboot o'clock. Tbere were flvo races in all for the above kind veaseli. Tba raors today are ot a local character, and posteaa little Interest. Tee city U croarded. Tbe Paris crew bare backed out of the great Jour-oared race- which Lakes olace to-morroia, After having tried tbe they hare 'eon- eluded thut the water 1s unsaleable for their boat, and ao iuformed Col. BCOTT at an Inter- view this afternoon, and declined to enter the contest.. Their entry was made by telegraph, and they will be required to pay the entrance- tee of tlOO. They now propose to stay out ot the race, and to challenge- tbe winning crew for the same amount of the contest to taka in smooth water and no other. Thru action In this affair haa created the moat pitw fonod disgust among the other erewa and tbo; people generally. Tbe feeling against the 8u John crew was) not the most pleasant on aoeonnft of tbe bombastic talk they made, about the match on the Kennebcccssls aud the shabby treaimeni of tbe Renforth crew, and this new freak set everybody bnt their own people axaioat tbem. _ Tho rat-la Bar EaUico Briaar Bapldlr TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. The following yacbts bare been entered for tbe reeatta afi Put-in Bay CoUint, FUttalng, Lalta JtoafcA. PAaon. E. 0. Barker and Coral, ol Detroit 3 Phantom and Jfyrfic, of Cleveland Ida Mont and Ogontx, of Put-in Bar RttUttt. of Ban- dusky Sportsman and PttrUtt, of Tuledo. Pi re Canadian yachts attending the regatta wilt enter upon their arrival at Put-la Bay, on tha 6tb of September, tbe day before the race. FOLAB EXPEDITION. Reruns of the Caasrreaa to St. John. It. B. Departare of the Northward. WABITJNGTOK, D.C., FORT, of the United Slates steamer Conyrat. re- ports tbls morning to the Navy Department from 6L Jobn, N. B., bis return from Greenland. The Oongrttt arrived at Dlscoe- Aug.10, ae veo days from Bu John, and fifteen from New-York. The Arctic steamer Pofaru, which sailed from Ifew- Londou. Aug. a, arrived at Dlscoe only days In advance of tbe Oongrttt. Tbe cargo Of coal, provisions, Ac., was transferred safelv from the Oongreu to tbe Polant. and tho latter sailed Poleward on the afternoon of Ang. IT. with bright prospects of an open season. Tho Congrai left Dlsooe Ang. 19. Tbe object Of her vorsge has been accomplished, and tbe instructions fully executed. The Oongrttt may be expected at Boston on Tuesday. WASHINGTON MATTEH.S. for Bofandiasi aaarar topped of an Allowed CBi tt-mpt Special Discatch to the New-York Times. I. today, with the solicitors of tbe Revenue Bureau, heard arguments by CARROLL BREWSTBB, Attorney-General ol Pennsylvania Col. COLLIB, of Philadelphia, and Jndgo JOHH- SON. Of this City, In favor of two claims for tbo refunding of sugar tares. The claims were some time ago allowed by Commissioner PLEASOSTON without consulting bis solicitor, or even u clerk lu ihe office who had been familiar with the questions Involved. Tbo Revenue law when first framed laid a tax on tbn business of sugar refineries. A part of this boslness contests of ebaofflnft sugar lo molasses, aud molassot to siyrar, audit wan claimed that these processes were not Intended to be faxed, but it was de- Oldcd ttiat tboy should bo, and all tbe Commis- sioners have so nrld. and some of tnem after extended iilon. Within a year or two there bun been n of tne law. so tbnt ibe qiiL-etioulb no loneer in dispute, and tbe tax IB still collected. The claimants al- to show tbat tbe changing of mo to sugar is not rctlulng any more thao le charging It to whisky, but refinement muy If It docs not usually take place in tbe pro- cess, ana It has been decided, over and over again, tbe tax was properly and legally collect- ed. The claims In tbe two canes In question amonnl to about 100.000. After Commissioner PLEABOSTON allowed tbem, payment was slopped m tho office of the Secretary, and tbat IB tbe reason they are now up strain. If they are paid, tno gate Is opened for ubout to flow out of tbe Treasury. Tbo de- cision will be rendered m a few days. Tbe Com- missioner of Internal Revenue will to-morrow Is- sue a circular to the revenue officers of tbe conn- try designed to stimulate them to Increased vljr- ilance and efficiency. Tbe difficulties m tbe office the Inst few months had a rather de- moralizing effect on tbe whole service, as was shown at tbe time, hut It Is now speedily com luff up tn the grade of efficiency which cbaracier lied It till early In the Summer. INFORMATION FOB SETTLBRJ. Tbe annual special report en iinni'prnllun, wltb fall Informallon for erolfrQntu rH.iiirc to the prices and rentals of labd, staple products. facilities of access to market, cost of farm itjck. the kind Of labor In demand In the Western and Southern Stales, and containing tables showlnir tne average weekly wafies paid in tbe several States for factory, mechanical and farm labor, tbe cost of provisions, groceries, dry goods and house-rent in tbe various mnnufacturlng dls- tricis of tbe country, prepared bv the Bureau of Statistics, Is belnK Issued In a neat ana con- venient form from the Government PrtntlnE Office. Tbo volume contains about 5SO pages, god Includes tbiriy-iwo States snd two Terri- tories in the scope of Its inquiry and Informa- tion. The tables aie very full and explic.t. and contain a mine of Interesting acd Talcablc lacts for statistician. of ihe Ballet Girl Bnrnrd in Doaion Theatre. BOSTON, Aug. 11 o'clock last evenloc. at ttio close ol toe pautomimo of tbe Firs at tbo Howard Athenaeum, EMILI BMITII, one of tho ballet girls, was stand- I Ing in Ibo when arces took fire from tbo fireworks on tbe siaco. Sho rau out al the The Hmrmtofn. farensatlonatl TheEnirlea for ISM> SABATOOA. N. Y., Aug. 2fl.-Up to thia date tbere barabeen fifteen entries forthe Sara- toga International five for tbo foar- oared race and ten for the raee. Ttva following are tbe crows entered for the fanner race The WASD brothers, (four.) of Kewtmrg; the Blglin crew, tbe HcKee crew, tke crew, of the Taylor and Wlnahip crew, of England. Those entered for the alngla- scull race are Jobu Blglin, Joaepb Kaye and Heory Coulter, of "tbe BlgUncrew; Ellis Ward, of the Ward Brothers' crew; Meaora. Bright, Kelly, Chambers and Percy, of tbe True crew j Jose-pb H. Badler aod Robert BagnaU. ot Taylor and Wtuship crew, of Eogiand. Jl not yet been determined oh which dmya re-i specUve races wtll take place- The entries wlH1 be eloaed ou Tburadav, list lost. The Vtllacvof Coaena. It. T.. OcofMrcol hy Fire, ROCHESTER, afternoon, about a o'clock, a barn In the village at Caoeana. (Round Pie BUUon.) owned by Kr. Hnuou waa struck by lightning, aet on fire and eon-l sumed. The flames spread to adjoining bnlldJ Ings, and shortly the barns and hotel ot Mr. BALDWIN, the barn of Mr. GILBERT, tbe ofj MILLS Co.. Capt. HHTDKK. and harneaa-snap at Mr. VINCEUT were destroyed, together with m bay-proas and name not learned, But few ooutenta of the burned baUdrnga saved. Tbere were ten buildings In all sweeping away nearly the whole por- tion of the village. Tho aggregate loos Is mated at 110.000. MILLS A Co. have an Insnrancei of unu Mr. BALDWIN of tl.800. TELEGRAPHIC BREVITIES. dipt. J. THEOIXJKE clerk In Memphis. Tenn., was killed yesterday] bvJ.W.S BROWNE, a prensman. whose ADAMS bad soduced aod refused to marry4 ADAMS was crouching under the counter whea BBOWHE tired with a shot-gun, too ehargel taklug rffoct In his right thp only liad. having loet the other in Petersburg, VaJ IJe lived about three hoara. JOTTN CLAHY was found in tbe streeta of Washington, ou Monday ulgbt, wltu n wound IB nlstbroat over four In length. He acn clioed to give any information a> to tbe cuuar ofl kls injuries. Hla wouud and he Home. TLe National Union for the Suppression of met 81. James llnll. Ixjudon. were taken toward nci-urloe to the lieeoeq laws which will advance tbe cause of temper-' auce. The jury in the ca.se of ?AMDFL J. Hoix LET. CcllecUn of Biiflilo. cHarged with} malreasauce in officf, restrrdiiv returned verj diet of guilty. A uiotiou lu of will be made Tlie Swodisb Minister of War has sobmiU to tDo Chambcm a scheme for the reorgsnii zauonof the Swedish Artur. conscilptionis tobo reUlnrd. and tbe soldiers! are to be paid 100 thalen per annum. The extension of tbe Soutb-eide Railroad from Pjtctiogne to Port Jefferson, on the north! side of Long Island. Is taking sbupc. The dls-4 luncels only thirteen miles through an abeo4 lately level country. The Uorverealist Convention waa held in Syracuse yesterday, wlien a oew coosiM tutlon was adopted, and E. W CKOWELL waai elected President and CIIAJILSJS iFLHORJtR 8ec-l rotary. Tho of the Unit iron steam-ship fon ibe PennsrlvnnU Railroad Compuur's liee tof LiverDool. lalrt on Peity's Islsod, TheJ keel for tbe second will be laid immediately atf lie same utace. O. F. PAPT, adentist, waa arrested doy and brougbt to Boston for a inatt ol Jewelry BtFisliersvlir-. He is aaid lo hall frona New-York and to a desperate character. An explosion of petroleum oocnrred ore Monds.v nlgni, on Hoard n vtesel at Penianer. Englanrt. and Ihe vessel destroyed. Two per- sona were killed. Tbo jury in the case of KLBIUHGK W. REED, or Medway, Me., ti.ea lor murder oQ JOHN RAT. ID Pnotemo-r teturneda loday of murder in the first decree. The mill corner of Chestnut and Tbirty- flrsi streets, Philadelphia, belonging to the Fai- rish eitate, burnea yesterday loss, THOMAS SCULLY knocked JAMKS Into a kettle of boiling fst. in Roxbury, on Monday, while BKbtmg. Kn wOl biydie. SCULLT baa arrested. Tt in laid that siucn the anneiation ofj to oSriior. 6.000 of me oftnnt city bsve emlaratcd W France and America. Dr A G. THOMAS, late of Georgia, baa betn elected Profemor of Greek lo the Western ChrUttan Unjverntr Ind. The President haa appointed WEixai of Nebraska, to he register of the land' office al West Point, Nebrosin. STEPHEN J. W. TAJIER, Fourth Auditor oC the Treasury, is autbontfd to perform Uie du- tlei of the absent acting Flftn Auditor. JOHN IRWIN, who murdered his uon-in- VAN was arrcsUul at Bt. Louis on Monday. SPENCER PETTIS. an allpged forger, had prellmluaiy examination. rMWrday.in BosWo, ind was held for tnal in defsult 01 tt.000 ball. The schooner Georgt if. Cleveland, came aibore at Point Burwell. ODlarlo. daF. and Is going to pieces fast. The Paris Journal has been publishing false news. JEWS PA PER I NFWSFAPF.R!
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