New York Times, May 10, 1882

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New York Times, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 1882, New York, New York VOL. XXXI.........NO. 9570. NEW-YORK, WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 1882. PRICE FOUR, CENTS. THE DUBLIN MUKDEKERS EFFORTS TO TRACK THEIR MOVE- MENTS AFTER THE CRIME. A CAB-DIUVHR ARRESTED ON Till A9SA83INS TO UAVE BETOBJtED TO DUBLIN SVTUHDAY CSDEB QEOKQE OTTO THEVELYAN TO SUCCEED LOUD FREDERICK CAVENDI3U. DUBLIN, May ia stated that the Police are hopeful of capturing tha assassins. They have received evidence which will enable them to Identify them. It la also said the car In which they escaped has been traced to Lslillp, 10 miles north-west of Dublin, where the men to procure liquor. Charles Moore, who was arrested at Maynooth last evening-, tins boon brought to Dublin. A crowd gathered at the station and hooted him on hla arrival. Ho was taken before the Police court, but, as tho Police offered no evidence, an I EM his account of hln movements wns con- lidt-red satisfactory, was discharged. Two men named Bailey nnd Annan were arrested whlla loitering in Pho-nii Park. Tha former had a dagger sheath in bit possession. Doth subsequently discharged. The Polica Etill think thoy bnvo a clue. Tho car by whicu tho murderon fled has been traced from Chapel-Izod baclc toward Dub- lin to Inchicore, and thunce toward Naas. It Is supposed that tho assassins tooK the train at gutting back to Dublin at 10 o'clock. The otlloTH of tho guard ship aro dragging tba LllTey for tliu woaponi uswl by tlio An iinportnnt arrest has mado at Tuanj of a. man who U bollovod to be the carman who tho assassins. He cannot account for bhnsoif. Ho given his name an Cloonan. Tlio man closolv n-seiubloa the description cir- culated by thu Pollen. Orders havo been Issued to nrnxt all strangon and who are uiinblo to account for thalr movumsnta during tho lajtt threo days. An Irliliuian from hai boon ar- CiiHtlo Uolllnghain. Two otlior prLs- onani aro undor remand nt Monaghan. A man lirw arrestud at Tlpporary, who first nauiu as Harris und lubseouantlr M Pforcu. Ho diH'lannt hltniwlf a uuttvo of London, fcnd afterward to glvo anv Information, liu rumnndad for fur- thur oxiinilnatlon. Tha following addltlonnl Information with regard to tlio aaarmslimtlons hiu coinn to light: Two bloyclo-rldort, fit to m In the employment of A riillwuy company, aUitn that thoy liniMod tint spot thu mursluni wuro coniMlttt'il, Tltny saw tho ruins- ilni tliuir victims, and hoard Lord Krudorlrk Cnvenrftih cry out, Ah! you to assailant, who then Utah boil him iiKiiin. Lord Kreihtrlolc foil over against tbd blcyclo of oils of tha titters, who was going to his assistance; but tha murderers with bloody Imlvtw uwdo toward bim, and both of tht) litters thereupon got away as fast pos- alhle. Thoy saw the car on tha road walling for tha iniirdoroni. Tho driver's back was tuniod. They saw a man stab Cavendish in tbo back as ho lay on the ground. llm Government will oiler a reward of for Information given within threo months which will load to tho conviction of tho and a roward ol for pri- vate information. Tlie Government will also grant a freo pardon anil extend special protection of tho Crown in any part of tho dominions to any persons, other than tbo in tho crime, who may give tlio information required Mn nmu HAVKS, May 9 man has been arrested hero appearance corroaponds with tlio of ono of tho murderers. It IT aiirniKtM that ho over by a steam nmclicrel boat, Ue refuses to givo an account of Inm-olf. At tho inimest yt-storday oa tho holies of Lord I'redenck Cavendish and Under yecrtt- tary medical ovideuco wa.i given to tho effect tliat tho victims had apparently be-'n Etabbod simultaneously frosu before and bc- bmil w ith lung Thouounda all appeared to btivu been iuthcted with MIDV, 9 moro nrresta hive made in tJildnro, but tho Dublin Pohco do not attach much to them. Tho body of Mr. Hurko was buried to-day in trlnsnovin emett'ry, in tho suburtw of Dublin. body of Lord Frederick Cavendish bos bten laid out for public view in the chapel at t Tho features tiro calm. Only DUO H tho nose. Tho QiiL'fn htui a siHcuil nie'isanKer with a reiitti for tho cotiln. Tho wrtvvth is composed Df yt'llow mid wlnlo evorla-stinK flowers, ivnil li n n canl ivttAchivl to it with the inscription, Frum Victoria." A letter of con- dolL-iKO addrpssvd to I-iuly Kredunck Cavon- cliili thnwrenth. Tho mtormont will trtVo pliun at Vdenoor ut o'clock Tliurb- dtiv A spociiil train from convoy the will act as pall- Mr Utto Trove-Ivan Uvn appointed Chief PtvrtjUirv for Irelnu I Mr. Ix-onurd H Court- ney, memfx-r of Parliament for Liskenrd, will b-come joint Secrettiry to tho Treasury to fill tin- place hold by Lord Frederick Cavendish pp-viuu-i to bus appointment oa Chief Seoretary fcjr Ireland. I'pon Mr. Trevelynn's ncceptanco of tliu otllc-e a siH'oial policeman wsis placed ou duty bt'furo rosideuco. 'Ibo llailij prints a rnmor which was current in tbo lobby of tliu Hou'-e of Commons liuHt tbut thu tortheommff Irush uro- teetiun lull provide that In certiun cases of minder trial bv jury will suspended, uiil the aroused will to Judges, with of Ihe i stivs Kven if it Iwt truo that the murder of Lord Frederick Cavendish and Mr. liurkst wad diniu by Amern an Irish despern- we must not forget that Mr. Puniell htia boasted of consolidating au alhauco between tho Irish in America mid those at home. We ai o uiuiblo to nccopt tbo plea that men who pursued tho Ijind Leaguers' course aro divested of all rfspopslbillty for the crime they now denounce." Tho limes also says it Is morally inipoasiblo to enter Into any under- with those who denounce outrage for tbo Hnt timo when thoy feel that It their Dperatiens. Though they profeas to no- eotiato in tha House of Commons for tbo Llood-thlrsty element of the Irinh people, they art) only powerful to excite disaffection, Thoy cannot diminish the mallguancy of tha whole class, who wallow in blood llko Beasts of proy. Misa Anna in her letter to the limes, she (Joubtn that the policy Is conciliation, vufien faMillei in Clare whom Mr. Forater turned out aro living In hovels, and COO in ono county alone are liable to death cy cold, it being illegal to help them. She con- cludes by saying tuat if there are any persons who ara surprised that tha arm is not Idle they must not forget that there Is such a thine as human nature among Irishmen. Mr. Frank O'Donnell, member of Parliament for Dungarvan and and Honor- ary Secretary of tho Irljh Home Rule Confed- eration of Great Britain, writes to the in relation to the assaaainations in Dublin. He that tho most moderate Tifrllnnce would have absolutely prevented the fearful trajredy. The Irish Police has more Droved itself utterly unequal to prevent and repress crime. Mr. O'Donnell warna tho authorities to work with redoubled zeai to dofend and protect thrfiatentxl persons. Mr Gladstone, In a published statement, an- nounces that he has received a flood of coni- oiunicatloBa from every part of the kingdom expressive of horror and Indignation at the rrlaie. He says It la only just to stats that DODO are more remarkable for fervor and sin- :entv than the larpo number from all ports of Ireland. He wishes to express his sense of the genuine feeling ahown by tho communications, ind his personal thaaiks for the sympathy manifested. In tbo House of Lflrda this evenlne tha Mar- quis of Lancisdowne announced that in conse- quence of the recent Ministerial statements relative to Impending measures for protection yt life and property in Ireland, he dropped tbo motion which he had announced against tbo I rUh policy of tho Government. He said b.i itbed to impress upon the v-iy earnostly the necessity of not yielding to popular douiauds without the adoption of r-yinpensatiiu: measures for strengthening tha law. I-ONDOV, May Standard morn- ing, referring to tho brutal ravings of U'Uonovan asks very seriously then not a dutr rwtiiuz on the Executive of tha United States, and a corresponding one vested In the British Gov- ernment, with respect to the future. It says tbe American Police can hardly be BO In- erenlous as they are credited with being, [f they are unable at very short notice to arrest (n America tbe of plots against tho Queen's peace. The says: "We do not remem- ber to have ever seen at such crisis so remarkable si display of com- posure and restraint The Government cannot complain that this trying occasion hai been turned to account for ths> purposes of faotioB." A dispatch from Cork says: "The subscrip- tions to the reward fund now amouat to Tha excitement has In 110 wise abated. Business Is partly suspended. The opinion galas ground that no resident Irlahmaa is connected with the murder, but that O'Donovan Rosaa'g agents are guilty of ths deed. A number of tourists landed at Queenstown ou Monday and Tuesday front. America were so shocked on bearing of the murder that they Immediately took flight to England nnd the Continent, though they had Intended to visit Ireland to view Its scenery." CHESTER, May Police authorities of Dublin telegraphed last night to the railway authorities here to arreat a man in tbe train from Holrhead who was suspected of being concerned in tho murders, ana tbo man was taken into custody on the arrival of the train. The prlsonor'a head U bruised and his baud 13 bandaged. THE NEW CHIEF SECRETARY. Mr. George Otto Trovclyan, tho new Chief Secretary for Ireland, wag born at Rothley Templo, Leicestershire, July 20. 1838. His father was Sir Charles Edward Trovulyan, Baronet. K. C. li.. and hiu mother, Hannah Moro Maeaulay, a slater of Lord Macaulny. Mr. Trovelyan received his education nt Har- row bchool and at Trinity College. Cambridge, whnro ho was graduated second m tbe first class in Ills publla life begnn In when be wns returned as Llboral in am bo r of Fnrl'aiiHmt for! IneiiuHitli: ami thiffl later no was; elected a member for border burghs. In Mr. Gladstone's Uovornmant, In Dueombor. ItsflS, Mr. Trovnlyon waj ntipointwl Civil Lord of thu Admiralty, but, being tn conflict with the UnvernniDiit on Its Education bill, ho ro- sljtiiud oflluu In July, IH70. Ha bocntno con- Rplauuus about this time by tilt strong advo- cacy, both in and out of I'urllamunt, of nweep- ing army roforran, dlniatluic nttonttoii chlatly to an abolition of tho puruhami of coin- missions. Mr. Trovolynn a forcible anil oarniMt, though not an nloquont, spoukor, und ucijulrod roputntlon ni an Author. Ho lias written uxtuiinlvoly, but hli chief lltttrary roputatlon restd upon an ndrnlrnblu blogrupiiy of bis 1 he Llfu and Ixtttors of Lord and liU Karly Yaara of Chariot Jnmes lloth ol whltli wero widely circu- lated In this country. ARE THE MURDEKKRS AMERICANS? TlIK I'LAM OK THE liL'TCUUlt-CAUT TUIUVK9 FOLLOWtiD. Superintendent tV ailing was oikod yoater- day If ttio plan of Ibo maaaalaatlon In the Tbeuolx I'arlc resembled. In respect of the arrangements of the murderers to reach their victims and than effect their eicape. the plan adopted ID Nuw-York by tbnt Jarlnu and proverbially successful olaas known as thieves" Mr Walling said he had no official data to milde him In fprralnic an opinion as to the manner ID which the rlllalDi did tfielr work, and that be was Just as apt to err of any other newspaper reader. What aro called 'butcher cart'robberies Invariably tho result of long plotting. Tan man marked for robbery Is watched for weeks, and Ills habits are known to a nicety by the robbers. Thoro H a similarity in tho plaus of tho PhiLmx Park murderers find tlioae of a jrnne of 'butcher cart' thieves. Hut. althoiich thoy tnliiht hsvo doirzed Mr. Hurko lor mutithi. yoa. for years, how ould they barn known of tbo habits of Lord Krt'd- erlck CaveiidUh" Of course. It may be suiraostcd lhat tuey wont to murder tho Under Secretary and wero compelled to tnke tho life of Lord Frederick becnust) tbrow between his companion and Ut.i assafl.ilns. and would bare f ITCH an alarm hud-ho been unhurt or only illghtly In Jurtd. They lind mnko luro of lilm. ai dead men not only toll no tales, but Jo not Identify If I understand nrlcht. there were four mon nnd a driver They may have bcon four only, and ono of them may have driven the vehicle, of which wo have only a vague description. Well, applying tbo butcher cart1 theory. 1 should cnll If an American, or. purhaps, a Now-YorH 'Job' call theao robberies butcber-eart' but niaoy thM have happened bare have boun done wltn voblcles Take tho ttupport robbery; that was dono with a covered WHKOH. In utiich half a could have been concoalwt. I cannot rememwr to Imvo or heart! of butcher ca-f robberies In Ku rooc. and believe tlmt few bavo occurred out- ildo of SBw-Yorlc and Its envtrona This btyle of robbery started many years turo In a petti wav Herds of tiwlno ran at larcn In the streets of 'iork. and thieves woukl lilre n horao. (fi-nanillp a good ODO. nnJ a drive to where there was a herd of svrme, capture ono. throw It In Ibo waton. and drive off. They wero sel- dom cauttbt. Tlio hOK-8tenling business was ImproTed upon In time. It morecd Into tlio bualne.ia of driving up to a store. Bolzinir a case or package of icooda. tbrowlne It Into tbo wairon. and trotting away in a flaib Then camo the businens of men In tho street, Tbls beijun about a) years ago. I remem- ber its start. There wero several petty cases and then a bank nieuientcer was roblx'd o( a iartro amount, on paper. In the vicinity of Wall-street by a ttnne who operatod with a ilulk'h and a fust horse Tbo Bcheuie was In time perfected, and such cusoa are tbo most aanoylnit tliat fall to our lot. Tho fine look after tho burse It must be a eood ono and well trained. Old hands would not em ploy a driver not In sympathy with tham. If tliu i'liu'Dli 1'nrk Hssamlni hired a veblclu and a tirl ver, detection should bo sll the moro Now. tbo tioody gang, for Instance, have al-vays owned a llrst clans horse, and the I'luenlx I'nrk murderer} may have owned ono and trained It for tnonthi. For a butcher cart' scheme n borne mint bt> trained It must start smartly, bo nervy anil startled by a com motion or a, pistol shot, und Ket off at full speed the moraont tbo lob Is dono and the robuers are clamborlae Into tho vehicle. AiKmt convictions for butcher cnrt" buslueis? Well, my Impression Is that they are few. If any. Tiere bavo been many arrests, bat there ban always been rreat trouble about Identification. Tho dial- cult Is always hero: People are takon by surprise, and Is so eaay. The olurnilest attempt to ilmulnle hair on the face would reader a man little liable to suspicion drirlnc Klonjr, and hard to Identify afterward. We are alwaysnorely botbored about hair wheu It comes to a, question of Identlfl- cation." EXPRESSION OF IRISH FEELING. SA.N FRANCIHCO, May Land ,ast client adopted the renolntlon that the Execu- tive of the Loatcua should toloitraph to Mr. Piunell, offerlnu a special reward of for "tbo aporo- lenalon of the assassins. BOSTO.V, May publlo meeting of tho irtsti oltlzons of Boston and other of ohuaotta was hold ID Fanoull Hall to-Light to cx- presi the lodlffnatlon felt by Irlab-Amorlcani at tha uiuilnatloDS In Dublin on Saturday. Oon. P. A. llins presided. Hesolutlons strouffly deaounolno: tbe deed and reafflrmloit the offer of rowara were adooted. Speeches In full accord with tbe resolutions adopted were mode by Oen. Collins, John Doyle O'Hellly. and Tbe fea- ture of tbe evenlna. and one which created tbe wildest enthusiasm was tlio ap- pearance of Mr. II. Miller bearing a letter from Ornnd Master Holntlre. of the Orange Order of MasMchueetlt. Mr. Miller, upeaklnir for his order, not alona In Mtusaehusetta but In tlio whole United States, snid that tho Orangemen wero In full sjapHiay with tbe purposes of the meeting, and made the announcement that the Orangemen were ready and most willing to bury tbe hatchet of d I word which baa for so many years divided ;iielr ranks IB the common image of tbe welfare or Ireland. A letter was also read from Wendell Philllpi. NEW-HAVEN. Conn., May Land Leaguers bare held a meeting this evening and nasied resolutions denouncing the assaaaloatlon of Lord Krederlek Cavendish and Under Hecretary 3urke. Town Agent Reynolds presided, and addresses were made by Campbell, of Troy, C. K. Drtacoll. of this city, and others. PORTLAND, Ma, May Press to-raor- morning will contain tba following offer, made >y a prominent Irish gentleman of tnls. city "I have this day deposited In the Canal National Bank of Portland. Me., which I will par to the person or persona Instrumental hi tbe arrest and conviction of the cowardly assasflna of Lord Frederick. Cavendish and Under Burko." Tha gentleman la Oeorga Keely. a. of Qalway. Ireland. Ay'XI'CDS TO BS LAWYERS. N. Y., May students will apply for ad mission to the Bar on Thursday. Tbe examining committee consists of If. Q. Blrohberg. of Newbvre; W. D. Stephen, of DICTATING TO CAMERON FORCED TO WITHDRAW THE NAME OF ORARLES 8. WOLFE. THB rESSSTLVANIA LBADBS FIH8T OBSTI- NATE AND THEN Off THE PLACE OP CON- GRESSMAN NOT FILLED NO OTHBR CHANGE IN THE SLATE. HABHIBIIURO, Penn., May Cam- eron has bedn forced to back down by the un- ruly hands of the machine-made delegates to his own convention. This Is an evidence both of his own weakness and of the imper- fect training of- bis political servants. The fault In this case probably lies with tbe County Committees. It is the custom in Pennsylvania, somo months before tbe as- sembling of ft Stato Convention, for the sub- mncliino to send out notices to the Chairman of tbe County Committees, calling tbotr attention to the Importance of tho in- terests Involved in tho campaign, and urging them to send but discreet men as deloeatos to tho conveatlon. in this CARO means "obedient." There Is no sus- picion that Col. M. 8. Quay, Senator Cam- eron's henchman in-chief, neglected bis duty ia this matter. Ho is a political manager of great ability, calm, passionless, and determined not lovely to look upon, but tenacious of his purposes and faithful to his master. But In- atoad of choosing a manageable lutof delegates, willing to receive orders ntnl execute them unquestionably, the coumiltteo, through BO mo terrible bliniderltiE, has sent to Hurrlsburjr a body of hard-hemlt'U and stubborn fellows, stnul nut nt nil in awn of Cameron, ami critlciKo or condemn hlx plans with painful freedom. I'm a klcltor" la an expression ttmt I ma boon oftouar hoard than any other imong tho ilelogateti to-day. Tlie thiiifr tboy rhlofly kicked agninnt was CaMeron'H dotormlnatlon to put Cliarlcn B. "Wolfo on tho tick nt for LJuiitonant-Uovor- Itor. ThlH WIIH virtually decided upon lOHt nlfht, but vvrui not nnnouncud until thin mornliiR. An HUOII UH It iwaii gotiornlly known tlmt thu IttdHpuiioiidunt for Hfato Trunmiror Init yonr wni to hnvc> tlilx ImporUnt olnco on thn ri'gulnr tick- et, tlioni worn of dlxuontoiic wblch Kpoeillly ywoltitd Into on niiEtry utorni of uro- ttwt, wbo wore In ovory othur riwpoct wnll behavoil und wlli- iiiK to do Ciunoruu'H will doclurutl tbut tliolr. linmortul nonls should lilntik to blnnlc boforu they would -for thu noinliiatluu of TVolfo. In vain tbo nmnnuui-H agalnit this Irroffiilnr ooniluct and contonilud that the nf Wolfo must go an tho ''alat Ix'ratmii Cumoron hail so onlortvl. Tho erv army of klckurs Irrovorently ropllud that Cnm- oroti might bo blanked, but they would novor aurept Wolfo. Thoy polutad out tho weakness of tho man. Wolfo now has no party nnd few trlends. Tho Independents utterly repudiate him, und thoiibuads of tbo unforgiving Btuhvarta would scratch bin nacno if it were pbiL-ed on thu tk-kot. It vras repeatedly iissorted that ho would bo beaten if nomi- nated, and that he would bu a dead weight upon tho ticket, endangering tho success of thu othur cundulatca. Ucsicte.i, there wns tiothing to be gained by hLs nomination. Ho had no following now that ho had con- sented to make terms with the regnjars. To .such a pitch wns tho opposition to U'olfe car- nod tbnt a handbill appeal tug to tbe delegates to make n etand-up fight against bun In tbo convention was put into tho printers' hands to bo struck off for distribution to morrow mg. Later In tho afternoon the manacrerc became alarmed. Cooper, Quay, Kutun, and the oth- ers went to Cameron and plainly told him that thero wns too much jalap in tbo dose and tbo convention would not swallow it Tho boss" vriii for a long tune obdurate. Ho declared that "VVolfo must bo nominated for Lioutenant-Governor. Lot thusn bc-at bim at tbe polls if they want to, but nominate him wo will and shall." ho said. But a.s tbestorm gathered force, Cameron too, got scared. There) wero symptoms of a dangerous mooting, mid. In trutL, the prc-soiit master of tbo Republican Party in Pennsylva- nia is none too sure of his ground. In an at- tempt to force an unpopular and foolish nomi- nation down the tb.ron.ts of sucli a convention aa will H.sHcmblo to-morrow morning, ho would probably beaten. Many delegates told him so his faro, and toward sundown he yielded tho point, thusestabliihinsra perilous precpdt-nt for a man of his position and Aspirations. Whilo Insisting that tbo nomination of Wolfe woo tho proper thing, he reluctantly consented to Jrop him and restore .State Senator IV. T Dnvios, of Bradford County, to fii3 orignml plnce on tho candidate for tho Lieutenant-Governorship. Under tho previous arrangement Uavlcs wns to bo put for Congressman at Largo, n plarn winch ho accepted most unwillingly nnd with ill-hn- mor. To night ho is greatly pleased at tho un- expected turn In affairs which puts him back where ho wants to be. This ckmigo loft tho placo of Congressman at Large open once moro, and it was generally expected tbut Col. Dick, of Crawford County. would bo named for tho candidacy. It was thought best, however surprising it may seem, to trust tho convention to the oitont of selecting tho man for this ono placo on tho ticket Tho managers favor tho nomination of ex Stato Treasurer liutlor, gen- erally called Farmer" Butler, as a conces- sion to tho Independents from which thoy would expect good roKtilts. Hut Col. Dick Is disposed to make a light for the nomination, and as ho has tbo entire Philadelphia delega- tion to support him and is generally well liked it was decided to leave the matter an open question. Tho prospect to-night fg that William Henry Howie of Philadelphia, will be so vigorously gushed for tho Supremo Court Judgeshlp that majority of tho delegates will fall Into line to enable Don Cameron to fulfill his promise to Wayne Mat; Veagh. Judge Brown, of PIttsburg. now has, according to the claims of his agcmts, 70 Tho Phil- adelphia oolt'Kation, at a caucus hold to night, voted, IKJ to 13, to support for this placo K. Carroll Drewster, another of Browster's "Reports." Thin vote does not amount to an enforcement of tho unit rule. It means that Mr. James Mc- Uanos has been able to mako 83 of city delegates promise not to vote for Kawlo, but It is not believed that McManos will carry bin opposition, to Kawlo to the ex- tent of castlnc bis 33 votes with tbe Brown Mr. llawlo In almost unknown to tho whole body of delegates and bas nobody working In his personal Interest He Is very likely to get the nomination. The only other place on tbo ticket la that of Secretary of In-' Mrnal Affairs, and for that thu name of John M. Qreer Is tbe only one mentioned. At midnight there la no reason to that to-morrow's convention will bo disturbed! jy unusual Jars or any Impertinent in-, ilon of the wishes or Interests of, tho people of Pennsylvania upon the attention of the delegates. While they ore bold enough to differ with the boss In mat- Mrs of detail and persistent enough to carry ;helr point, they still have a proper detesta- tion of tbe absurd theory that an >Q1ce Is a public trust, not to bo lold or used for personal gain, and f any one among them should be so foolish as to indulge any drivel about the necessity of reform and all that sort of thine ;hey would at once find means to Inform ilm that he had got Into the wrong ineetlng- louw. None of the delegates BBT any- thing about tho resolutions or think of ;btnii, but this minor detail ban not jeen overlooked by the managers. The platform of the convention will consist of the protocol of the Continental Hotel con- lerence, supplemented by a strong tariff reso- lution. It is arranged that Mr. Kirkpatrick, )f Northampton County, shall Chairman, and ex-Attorney-General G-eorgo Lear, of Bucks County, permanent Chairman. DETERMINING HISTORIC POI.VTS. BOSTON, May committee of ex- unloa and ex-Confederate officers, comprising Gons. Dudley, Scales, Dawee. and Ayers, and Cola. Manning, Alken. and others, appointed to arrange a series of joint reunions of the veterans of tha Armv of tha Fotomao and tha Army of i Virginia, to fix hbtorlo points for the Government bUtory of the battle of Gettysburg, have decided on June 7 for those engaged at or near tbe Peaoh Orchard, Wheat-field. Devil's. Den, nnd Hound Top; June 14 for those en Baaed In tbe first day's battle, and Oet IS for those eojraged at or near Gulp's Hill and East Camden Hill, the hoar and place for meeting to be the Eagle Hotel. Gettysburg, at 6 P. M. Other will be called as the hUitory NEW MASSACHUSETTS DISTRICTS. THE PROPOSED CHANGES BY TKB LEGIS- LATIVE COMMITTEE. BosTOrT, May Tho committee of tho Legislature on redfstrictlng the State reported a plan in the Senate to-day providing for 12 Congressional districts, to which the State ia now entitled under the new apportionment, one of which only, made up entirely of Boston wards or parts of wards, is, according to the last election returns, Democratic, the others being Republican. Other por- tions of Boston are apportioned, to outlying; cities aud towns. Tbo proposed district wholly in Boston is numbered tho Fourth, as Is the present district, represented by a Demo- crat. It retains of the old Fourth District Enst Boston and the north end of tho city, the Democratic stronghold, and draws in tboso portions ef the present Third District which aro strongly Democratic, while it leaves out Beacon Hill {and tho back Bay districts, and Chelsea, Revere, and Wlntbron, making it a much stronger Democratic district than the the present Fourth District. Tho now Third District, now Mr. Rannoy'a, takes iu a portion of the Back Bay district, tho south end of Hanney's Hox- bury, Dorchester, nnd Wewt Roxbury districts of Boston and the town of Milton, tho latter at present in Congressman Harris's district and West Roxbury being in Congressman Candlor's district. Beacon Hill, 13 on ton, is drawn Into tho now Fifth District, with Brighton and outlying towns as far ns Burlington, Including tho cities of Cambridge and Somorvllle, where Congressman Bowman liven, nnd tbe town of Waltbntn, Uen. Bnnks'u old homo. Tho new Sixth District takus In thu Charlontowii district of Boston, with Cholsua, lUworo, and Wlnthrop, with towtiH nlong the ihoro to Mid Including Lynn and Hwuinpncott, runchlng oror nnd jrrxthortnp In tha Hummer cottage village of Nab ant, where Hunry Cabot I .oil go, one of tho lending erlnir a political haraugno IncharKinir the Jury, In which the Federal prosecutions of were mentloued. and upon the reception of a "cut and dried" verdlet he Imposed a sentence entirely out ot proportion to tbe offense com- plained of. If the prisoners had been guilty. vrblob, Mr. Webster positively asserts, they were not. Thli li the first of tbe many political prosecutions ihat may now be looked for In tbe State courts. ind the result te a sample of the justice Repub- licans may expect at the hands or the political demagogue! who control tbe law machinery tn this State. Mr. Webster Is a thoroughly trustworthy irentleman. his are entitled to belief, and he considers tuts one, of the most glaring out- races ever perpetrated under the cover of law. BOSTON. May In the Massachusetts House of Assembly this moraine, tbe bill restricting com- pulsory was refused reconsideration, BO uui Dilute MOV tlMlr Dolflt until nail yeac, WORK IN THE LEGISLATURE MS. RQOSEVELT SATS WEBTBROOK SHOULD BE IMPEACHED. THH ADJOURNMENT RESOLUTION WITH DRAWS TO ENABLE THE PREiBHT OI8LATTJItE TO ACT OH IRVKBTIGA- NEWMAN COURTS AN El MEABCREfl PENDrWO. ALHAWY, May demoralizing de- velopments In tbe Investigation of Judge West- brook moved Mr. Roosevelt to olalm the floor of iho Assembly Chamber to-day, on a question of tbe very highest privilege. It It not a question of privilege affecting be said, but one affecUnjr the whole Legislature Tbe Judiciary Committee of the llonso Is engaged In tbe InvestI eat I on of the acts of a Judge. This Assembly has passed a resolution flilnir the 18th of May as the day for adjourning tbls Legislature. Only nine davi then of this session remain, and tbat, I maintain, Is too abort a period for the Judiciary Committee to complete Its Invcstlcatlon and make a full report to this House. It Is absolntoly Imperative that this Lcfrlalaturo Bhal not adjourn without taking action on so Impor tant a matter. We can't afford to shirk our re BDonslbllltv. We cannot let action be delayed on this subject until another Legislature assembles. Tho counsel for tho prosecution tlilnk It would be prejudicial to the Investigation for the Legislature to adjoarn before receiving (he committee's full report and acting ttioroon. Things now stand In a different light from what they did when tho reso lutlon ordering ttio Investigation was odorod on tills lloor. Tbo Investigation has tioun begun. Is wall unilor way, and curtain damaging facts havo been brouglit lo the light." "After bearing tho evidence taken by this com- mlttuo on Hatunlay lasr." continued Mr. Ilooievclt. "und after having given Die remark that I nra nbnut to make full anil eerloiis Oullberetlon. 1 am now prepared to nay that Jinlgo Woslbrook snoulit bo Imponobed. I only clcnlro to add tlmt vlow of tlio wo Is taken by the most eminent lawyorn of New-York. Tho nvldonoo tnkon Irutt Huturriay only shows tliatJudgo Wontbrnuk was In roll in ion with Jay Mould. Now, Mr. Speaker, 1 inalutulu that IlmiKO should rocnll from llio HoaiUo Its rusolullon Hi Ing tlio (Into of Hiilournaont, uud should than ilnclttro Intaiitlon to romuln In sos- slun until n full report con bu had from tho Judi- ciary Committed." Mr, hnvo already a roiolu tlon duulnrlng Unit It tba Nnmn of this HOUHO tlmt tlinro nljould bu uu iiJJouriiniunt until tbut report UJIIHI, Mr but If tho Homo wns so illumed It ounlcl doolilo to ndjourn In splto of nil tlmt. This cun'l nffonl to shirk Its duty by luuvliig to tlin next Lagliluluro tliu oanild- oration nf arnpnrt tbat pronvrly bulougn lo tlili. Unluii union kucli I hftvo outllneU be titkun. thuro will bu flolnyn, niid tha chunous aro tlmt tliu wliolo liiTintlimtlon rimy und In nmoko. If tills i.njiliiluliirii would [ircnurTU lu rflnulatlon with tlio noopli) It muni HID ooinmlltro's ropurt ivnd taku Haul notion lliorcon. Whuiburttls bo fuvnrablu to tbo or advorse. It shuulil by all bu oonsldtmid by tho Loglilaluro now In session. Mr. Itoosovoll'a roiolntlon wan adopt- ed, ibore bclnc only atlngln illniioutlag vote, Dlult" Nuwninn morud to duy tlmt lio bo In- vestluatcd by Ihu Assembly In conuniimncu of cer- tain strictures upon bim anil bin bills, and chlotly llio Inttor, madu In tulumns. Thoso strict- ures ho baa dlstorlud Into chnraea, and bu do- inands iholrlnvestlgullon forthwith by a com mil tco of three. The HDUHU ban no Interest In Mr. New- man's with it nowapajwr tbat does not hesi- tate to crtHulMU vluloUH logUlutlon, but an hu mailo the npoolal pleading that bla charneter had Ijeuri maligned. It was, of course, obliged to take cognizance of bis demand. The so-called charges against bim aro embodied In aril clu-i wrltlun on May 1 and May it Three of hip street-grading anil paving Mils aro therein aa vicious Tliu llnuse killed two of the three loot week, and only bides Its time to rrlDj) o ttia thlrJ To an unprejudiced observer It would appear as If tbls was proofcnougb of their vicious nature. It wai ntatoil In these columns tbat A committee In already enirngcd In tbe InvestI gallon of H matter In .Mr Newman's namo liKUrea. This In a fact tbnt rnnnol denied. If un Impartial committee la appointed that com- mittee Is likely to havo to no difficulty In Inter uretlnjr Mr. Newman's doflnlllon of Lbnreeii aimlnsl his character A ludicrous turn WHS clvon to bin ilrraana by two smendmtnH which Mr. IJrowno anJ Mr. Sbnrldan. tbe laner of Klnim. Insisted on tacklae upon the resolution. 1Ar. Hrowne ftskcd that an Investiva tton bu madoof ceriulu allugattons printed In columns, nnd reflecting nrjon tho olorki Tbls asking too mucb of a llouio thul repeatedly noted fuNo counting and ihu "lumping" of Mils bv Its Ksrvanta. anil Mr Hrowne. detecting nn un willingness to enter Into an Investigation which might be most prolific of withdrew bla r.memlmcnt. Mr. Hhcrldnn then demanded an hi vestlKatlon of olmrgos which, bo slkced, bad been irmtlu uiralnst him. mid framed an amoudmenl to tbat effect amid tbo dcrlslvo lauchlcr of many members on tbo floor. Certain bills of Mr. hberlilan bavo been In Ihcso columns and no honest member that It bas boon dono unjustly. An effort was made to got tbe agcnevnd Brooklyn member to specify tLo which tboy claimed had been mado against blrn. but 11 vtan unsuccessful. A bill Introduced by Mr C S Ilaker to amend ttm laws iiuthonrlnc tho formation ol railroad companies c.imo up cults third reading It was criticised bv onu member as a danucrous bill, nnd an uinueceaiful effort woa made to dc.fcui lu Thu bill U ono of Hint nuluro which no member can fully undenUfind unless be Is acqaalnted with thu hlhtorv mnn> street railroad companlcg fn this Stntu nnd knows llio many attempts that havo been mndo through tho Leel-laturc to legalize their cilstenco :md their acts. Mr. Kakor says bu Is not nwnru that thero anything wrong In bis bill. Some of tbe members, howovur, think thoy see connection between It nnd tlio general rail- road net In which Is embodied tbo Forty becond- Htrt-et rnllroftd mihcmc of Now York Tbo Elroeti bill, to tho Receiverships of Insolvent Insurance companion lias been killed on Us hna.1 passage. It failed by 0 voles to necuro tho umber to carry It through the HOIIHO Tho tunmbcrlnln Keecivcrahlp bill, which author- izes Itio Atlorncy-tJenernl to movo for tins dls- chnreo of u Hccelvor In any Judicial district and tbo appointment of a and In a numlx'r of other minor points amends Ibo eilstlng low, possod llie Houso by M4 to 42 Tbo amendment lo tbo Constltullnn. filing blen- nel Hcsslons of tbi; Legislature, was adopted by u vote of 78 to 2. Iho bill abolishing the small poi hospital In liast hUleonth-eireot, New-York, and providing for a pnrk on Us received Its third reading and pasncd without ilerlded opposition. Tho Ways and Means Committee has agreed to ro port a bill lo tho lluuso directing tbe Emigration CotPinlsnlonormo refuse to auralt to Castle Garden or Ward's hjlnriu Immigrants thalmny bo transport- ed by Moam ship companies that rofudeito pay a tax of 50runts per on each Immigrant landed In Now-York Tho corn mil tco has, killed tho bill ol Cornoll appropriating SBO.OOO for an annual encampment ground, and tho bill appropriating faiS.OOO for Ihn purchase of uniforms for thfl Na- tional Guard. Hbo bills appropriating BlOO.OtB for an armory In the Eastern Dlstrloi of Brooklyn ana Cor tlio purchase of copies of tho pnbllo service of tho State of Now York for the use of for- eign potentates will be reported favorably by the committee. WHAT THE SENATE la DOING, roon PHOSPECT OF THE PASSAGE OF A BAIL- WAY COMMISSION PASSED. ALBANY, May Boyd this inorn- Ing asked that tbo Kallroad Commission bill, now on tbe order of third readings In tbe Senalo. bo laid aside until Tnursdar next. No one objecting. It was so ordered. The Tammany Senators, who are the authors of tbo peculiar method of appoint- ing the Commissioners provided for In tbe bill, have discovered that they cannot got enough voios to Pass it in Its present shape, and they want time to consider what modifications they will consent to. They say they are determined, so faraslbeir nffuoncB goes, to pus some kind of a commission jlll that shall go Into effeot this year. This cannot jo done without their votes and those of all the Republican Senators combined, as the regular Dem- ocrats have agreed In caucus to vole for no bill which gives Ibe appointment of the Commissioners, or any of thorn, lo tbe present Governor. Even If they should puss such a bill, without tbe votes of :he regular Democratic Senators, It Is not at all Ikely that It would be concurred In by tba Assem- bly. There Is very little prospect, therefore, that any commission bill will pass taut sbaJl meet the views of the Tammany Mounters as at present ex- pressed, and. unless tbe regular aad liepubtloans unite on a bill thai shall give the elec- tion of Ibe Commissioners lo the people, or their appolntmeal lo Ibe Governor lo be elected nejl Fall, no commission bill la likely to pass this seulon. Tbe session nf tbe Senate lo-day was confined to the third reading of letters and to the Introduction of resolutions to.push bills ahead by dlscbantltm tbe Committee or tbe Whole from their further consideration and ordering them to a third read- ing. This la a method of legislation always re- sorted to In tho lasl days of Ihe session and under which most of tbe doubtful bills aro slipped through. A single objection, however, any bill from being pushed ahead In tbat manner, and thus far tbo objection bas been interposed whenever tho bill nought to be advanced was of a ausoiotous charaater. An attempt vnui made to advance the Kiclse bill for New-York and Brook- lyn OB agreed upon by ibe delegations from those cities by moving It forward to the Orst Committee of tbe whole. It met witb a nearly naanlmoua opposition from tbe country Senators, After nh olaoitisjloit of ths) inhtftit A nuJorHr of tbo Senate Inallv to make the Ml a special order for PriTdar of tfali week. tbU bill paased the bly It virtually abolished tbe Civil Dtmjure aot. This will have to be restored before It can paas the Among tbe bills oaased by the Be i ate was tbe following. Introduced by Mr. Russell, of Kings: No life Insurance shall hereafter be organized or admitted to trantaot bntlness under tha lawi of tbls State whose capital stock shall not amount to tbe sum of fCOO.OOO, fully Pftld up In cash, unimpaired." Mr. Russell's bill to prevent fraud In prlmarv elections came tip for final pas- sage, and a similar bill by Assemblyman Cbaplu. which hai passed tbe lower bouse, was substituted In lu place and pasted. U applies only to Ihe oltv of Brooklyn. Assemblyman Brodsky's bill unend- ing the law relating to tbo depoiU of refuse mate- rial In the harbor of New-York was passed. Tbe law will now read as follows: "All sand, mud, or other material taken therefrom bajln, or txi ramoTad. or lo Iw removed, b> Ihe owner or of sucb slip, basin, or sboal. ana depot tied In some hlgb water mark, or behind a bulk bead forllUlng or towed to sta to ft point outside of Handy Hook, and not thin one mile beyond the outer bar. the same shall be depotllitd ID deep And when ever any Blip, basic, or srioal not In tbe port or Netr. York (ball bo dredged or excavated all drMtfnin. mud. or other taken therefrom 1 when taken or towed therefrom upon Ibeiratcnor the port ot New-York, for deposit In tho "BUT, be deposited In some noove high water nark, or behind a bulkhead for riling, or shall lowed to a point outside of Handr Hook and not than one mile bfjroml thi- outer bar, ao that tho >nmu Mini] In deep water. And for wrery 'lolstlon of provialoul of thu aecllon ID reipect to the removal and deposit of draftings of liailnn. and cbuali iho owner or lesiw of luch basin, or Hhonl anil all pervuni la removing or transporttDtf luch dredgingn, tend. mud. nr other inatorlal, shall jointly and neucirallT forfeit anil pay the sum of H> tor cubic yartl of maKirlal removed from tach ullc. or shoal not of aa required bv tlilf in be recoverwl lu the anil bv Uoftnl of Curmnltxlonum of I'llou. Uuehnlfofnll lumi no re eovered slmll bo retained by ihu said ComniUtluDcri." REQUIRED FOR PUBLIC SAFETY. VETO OP 131LL GIVING THE GLOBING Bl'EECH TO THK DEPENSK IN CAPITAL CASES. ALUANV, May Oov. Cornell has sent to tho House till veto of Mr. UcClelland's bill gMng an aucused person. In cases where capital punish- ment or for life Is Involved, tlie closing address lo Iho jury. The Meisnge li M fol- lows' 7b thi Ai'fmbl'i Aiirintiljr bill No 303, entitled An set rcirulsllBir the trial of ptnoni In cupltn) cbapi and iflvlnif Iho Ji-fpnuo thn rluht of the concluding ajarrM to the In herewith returned without approval. For them bu s teauptiny In lorlt- InMoti with roxartl to criminal law to render ronvlo- linn for itravn ofTontn more illffloull nnii uncnrtaln. Oon linpvilltnoni aftdr anothtr Lai beon plaoed In the wajr by oiiootintnt, until tlie couvlotlon of A Indlotacl for orlnin hat iMfOoms almon a mat lor of lurprtte dpfviidoa by ablo oouniol hntorco mnnt of tho law U thu> connlanlly prGjuillecd and inrdwl. whlln too U doau lo promolo ihu mils (if uiillnv Anil bring i-vll-iloort lo ilctrrvod flo -wonder, tbernforo. Ihst a louk of In Iho numlnlitratlon of llin ponnl Hotutoi li so uoiorally full. Kuoli 10 the obancu ol tton cannot fall to disregard and uotitrmpt of law and mnbulileu tne dingoroui cliutri to more cannot na iluflnnt conduct. On Ihe hand It woll bo douhlod that thn oorulnty of liunlih- nnlil niurt a potent and lalutarv for tho pruvnnilon nf crime Palluro lo oonviat on ao con til ot toinu leohnlral oinUilun or Iniufflolrnt pro vUlon of law nf ctmiequoncu ftlTordi rn to vlolalurt who thernby take and morn freuuarit In thocornrnUilon of un- lawful acti. U Is cor.ccotu that the plea of hnniunlly should aulv lieodud, yet U reuil be remembered (hat the Intertill of socloljr do- ninad that crlmo ihall be speedily and surely punlibmt Abundant already exlit for tlie protection of the Innoovnl. hrnca lltilo danger of unjuit ocaviollon need be apprehrnded. Under our acquittal U a guarantee of Immunity aualnil further prosecution on Ibe tamo cbarne. But thnre li no remedy for Iho miscarriage of Juitlce In the ciuo of thti guilty who chance lo the judgment of ihe law. Moreover, that no unjun pcaally may be borne If wrongfully convicted. tLe ooudimnid nlwayi hai rccouno ellhor to the courti of Jnatlcoor oxecutlre clemency to correct an error or rlt'ht n wrfjny. Althouph tha enactment of the ac companylng meaeuru inluni not In produce any marked change In of sllll It Is cenatnlv a ilcp In tho wrong direction, and In thin vloir It U otjjectlcnable. It would he tantamount to n notice to i rtinlnali that tlirlr chaccfM of neaping ronvlrtlon Mpro to bo Increased, and thn effect In rcspcci could not bf otberwite than ucfortunate and prejudicial to ibe safety of life and crupertr. ALONZO U. CO NOTES FROM ALBANY. ALBANY, Mny Governor has signed the following bills Legalizing tbe change of name of Ibo "Norfolk Bapllsl Church" to tho "Fifth Avenue Baptist Church" of tho City of New-York, lo enforce tho collection of lazes levied In Cayngo Counlv: authorizing the Hoard of Education of School District No. 1, New Hochelle. to Isine bonds for the erection of pcbool bulldlna Certlflcntcu of tho following corporations were fllcd to day: Tho Columbia lYInttng and Pabllahlnc Company, of New-York; CRDltal. Thu Uurllcld Clulj. of New-York D. 8 Morgan A Co of Monroe, for rnftnufftciurlng harvesllna machines, capllnl J3500IO Tho Smllh A Hhodt-a Elpctrlo Company, limited, of New York, capital S10000 Tho WVitbroflk Wnri Invvsllgatlng coinmltteo will cnntlnuo Its Investigations huro lo morrow afternoon. Mr McCulloiich. Ron In luw of Trunor W I'nrk, nnd .Mr Van Valkenbureh Receiver of thi' Hallruad, will nppoar as witnesses Several wcckn a commlltco was mipolatctl In thp Asspiubly to report upon plan for .rcdlstrlcllnK tho Slato In nrcortianco wllh tho now Comrrctiloiial apportlonmrnt, nnd which irlves to New Ynrk an addl H-nresonlntlve Tbus far It lias not dono anvthlnc other than to appoint a rom mlttoe. wlilc-h lini held only ono mcolln? It un dop'looil. that thorn nro several plann, nnd thnl noxi nuok llio sub-fornmlltce will adopt Romn onu of them uud submit lus ruporl lo tLo full committee. ______ THE CHICAGO SPECULATORS. TALKING AUOL'TTHE 1'JJOl'OSnD SEW OF YESTT.UDAY'S MAHKET CHICAGO, May 9 Atchlson Board has lo tbo Jionrd of Tiado nn An expert ficuix'd up that tbo flour will cost J5 70 on material, leaving the Terr satisfactory num of Si 05 to ony for labor. of capital, aud profll A Iclegrnm from bt IxjuH says n trip from Indlnnaoolls to that city shows wheat looklnir w oil on top. bul at iho root d( ad, millions chlmch bugs, prospects for good crops lloomy, Ilculon fly reported In St CUIr County. Uno result of the recent docllno In tbe prlco of ryo :ias been tbo Hales for shlpmnut within IQtj past few days Kngairemonls have already been made for thu rhlpmenl of (M.OOO bushels lo Eastern potnli It U reported that largo consignments of meals are atlll being made to the Soutn to fill straluht orders, arid tliat tbo foreign trade ithows a de- cided Improvement, though tbo latter li not active an >et. The li taking bogs vrrr freely, nnd tbe competition In the local Darken Is good enough lo keep advancing on animal a little faster than the prices of product The Utter are comparatively low, thoueh actually high, henon packers urc not freo sellers of product, aid the bears do not foel en- couraged to operate on the ihort tldo under eilit- Inic eondltloni Spring wheat to-day waj ralhrr quiet, but Irregularly stronger. Tne market for Juno advanced 1J4 tents from tho latest of Monday, and nil closed firm. The British trle- irrams noted dullness, at a decline of about 9d por quarter, but thin was only a natural conwguonco of Monday's weakness here Onr were again very small, with relatively large ship- ments, ana more going out yesterday, while New-York was quoted firmer There was a better oalslde demand almost from toe outset, and this set local shorts to filling, which resulted In a buy- ug toward the eloie. The May deal was com- paratively dull, there being nn demand. Tbe for May seemed to havo been about fill covered ;to clique letting U aloae. the ipol wbeat ben having been taken off tbo mtrLri by a Mil- waukee operator, who li said lo propose to sell It as wanted In small lots for consumption If .bis be so It wo'ild leave JUDO shorts exposed on a blasted heath, as thero la no reason lo expect a naterlal increase of receipts on ibe old crop, and even If the proposed new rule should pass It wonld 101 nolo much tbe market for nezt month except jy aallclpatlou. THE CHOPS Iff CALIFORNIA. SAN FiiANCiaco, May Dispatches from he Interior show that Ibe crop prospecls are leas avorabla than at the corresponding tiinn last year "hey also report that a furious norther bas been blowing In the Sacramento Valley, and. whllo In he extreme northern conntles and In tbo foot bills be prospects are good, tbo irre-ater portion of ho valley Is suffering from ibe nf a trying wind, and In some of the largest wbeal coun les. sucb as Yolo. and Upper Holano. scarcely more iban bal'aorop la cow expected. n the counties north of tha Bay the arn better and In Southern Bolano excellent In tbe oountlen eaat of the Bay the outlook Is fair. and tbe same Is true In a measure of the lower portion of tho Ban Joaquln Vallor. bat through- out the greater portion of that valley the crop promises to be very email, except on rrlgated land. Higher up tbe valley tbe prospect la worse. Tbe Southern Bay counties >romlse about two-thirds of crop. Around Moo- Bay and In the Saunas Valley tbe outlook Is very favorable, growl nr less flatterlne farther The ooaat in geaeral fruit Jlald, MERCHANTS AT DINNER ANNUAL REUNION OF THE CHAM- BER OF (JO M MERGE. XZXBB18 AND THEFR GUESTS AT DKLMOM- oo'a grKHCHES UY BPEAKBR KEIPEH, BKHATOR BATAHD, TOE HOIf. JAY 1LNOT., MATOn OHACE, THE DON. HAMIL- TON A. HILL, AMD OTirEPIS. The annual dinner of the Chamber of Com- merce drew together a dlstlnguUhed company ol merohanU and public men at Delmonlco'i last evening. Tbe commemorated tbe one hun- dred and fourteenth anniversary of the Chamber, and orer 800 (tentiemen eat down at tbo six tablet In the dining -hall Tho tables were prettily deoo- rated with flowert, potted planti, and mounted pieces of confeotloncry Tbe hall was gaylf decked with banners, and oTer tbe bead bung the of tbe Chamber, emblazoned upon a large shield between two flam. A. band played popular airs during tbo dinner, and to tbe strains of a march tho enoats entered tbe hall, led by Samuel D. Baboooi, tbo President of the Cham- ber. A: tbe iruost table sat breaker Kelffr. Clillds. the Hon John Jaj- Knox, tho Hon. Cbanncey M. Dcpcw, Ki Oov llutlman, tho Hon. L Woodford. ei Cnntressman Clayton KoMlchacI, Mayor Seth Low. tbo Hoi. Hamilton A. Hill. Senator Thomas F. I3ayard. A. A tU Hon. Carl bebnrz, Mayor Grace, tbe Hon. .Knoch L Panclier, tbe Jlcv Dr II Y. Sat- icrlec, tbe HOB. A, S. Hulllvan, and AbrRm R Among tbo others pres- ent wero Dr C H. Apnrw. Collector JJoberUon, Judso Horace liussell. Llnut ComtnaaderOorrlnge, Naval Officer alias W. Hurt, Qustav Schwab, (lea. Horace Porter. Postmaster Ptarton. man H Chlttendcn. (iccrgo Jonon. IVcaJamln I! Kleld.UocTHO Wlbion. HecTctarrof tlie CDtmber; Edward Scholl. Hlnclalr Touscj, William Dowd, Charles L Tiffany, John U. Douton, Krmnklln Edion, tbe HOD Waldo Hutculns. William K. Jr., J. Harien Kboades, David M Stone. D. O Mllln Franoii U I-f-nsett, Fruncls H Thurber, (JBD. Clinton William A. PatoD J. Nelion Tap- pic, the Hon. A. J. VaDdeniool. Hurvoyor Charlei K Graham. Eugene Holly. William II Hunt, Jra K Thurbcr, the Hov K A llred. Jtklurd But- ler. Cornelias M. llllsi. V. H. Parkor. I) Tappvn, Congressman W. K. Houinson, Capt, lloury Kben. L'ntved Butcs NRTT A. K. McMillan, Jamoi Taloott, Jtobort Tnnnihlll, and l.ucltw J. N, Stark. ProTlom to entorlog tbe hkll the irUMtl were shown a bindtonio and model ot Flood Hock." which was much admired ai nn ae- curate miniature fao ilmlle nf tbo groat onflcatr- Ing work In progroii at Uell Onto After tuo elaborate bad bren PreildoDt liaboock row to sponk and vrai Tccelveo with hearty auplauie. lie returrod bluaaaotlr tc tbe commercial earner of Sir. A A. Low, tlio Ut> ter'i name being applBUded. and thim an 111 much lause and read bojrus taicBrnm frora K Dodge The meuago was dated from tbe Accidental Hotel." ana itatlcg that the lender was "out of but drlnklrgithuhealtb of Ihe Chamber In Apoillnarls water. Ai Mr. Ilodge li a strong advocate of tcrnpcnuice-tbii ref' ernnce crealod much merrlmonl In the bundle with tbe humoroni Ulegram wen a number of letters of rogrct. Tbtte were received from President Arthur, Judge Nouh Davis, Secre- tary of War Lincoln, becretary of Navy Chandler, Secretary n. W. Tellur, Walte, lor Y. O. Lapbam. benalor Warner UQlor, tho llonj Frederick Fraley, of Philadelphia; MaJoi-Geu. WlnfleJd 8. Iloncock. GOT. Cornell, ex Oov. bey- rnour, ox-Gov Tllden, ex-Gov. Lucius Koblnsou, and tbe Hon Eraatui Drooki Tbe Qnt speaker of tbe evenlag ww Speaker Kel fer. who spoke to the lonel of Tho 1'rvttdervt ol tbe Colled Slates." Mr. Eelfcr dwell upcn tb tai ooufr'd. Ttio deflator bopcd ilinl If llif> (jOTcrnnii'nl rould not hvlp our own "hips on iho hUh t-eij rCni I.VJ.IHX) ul 0 I" r n'Dt. a totnl uf t'Jfl.t1' 10 Of tJila A incrlcan plilj -irn-'l 111 pi r cent lu 1MM a llnli. thHli oil) Anil l lie fori'lan nhlppliiK Our of this on I hi- tiuali of our i r tlon In wcmlil tx ivi r i in or XXJ bo thnl to ri Hon our ahliuliiK to In t1ni li Ion III IH01 In IIIF LArrjlni; wo mini incrranc our frtilutit W hut nro now wanted, said tin- are DJCT wliosr nklllNnol ImpruTlscd In av da> or u year During tho war of the rebellion a lurgo number of American were, hurnrd and Biinkand nearlrl LMHoiieof our 'hip pin a iiuri-liasers Many of tnese ships would nrobabl} under their old registers Lad It not been lor what thu ijenotur BtljrmaHLed as "a ollnd nnd silly net of tuncress lu Feb- ruary, prolilbHIt.g Hie rercglslrr of any American TCSW! that bad been under the protec- tion nny foreign Government during tbe war. Hpeaklneof tho pollc> of tlio OoTemmenlof stimu- lating and aiding Internal Improvements, Mr Bar- Bra said tbat wltljB 10 yean after tho cloto of war Congress had in aid of Inland trans- portation acres of tho publlo land. aod In addition had Iliucd to tho favored oompa nles bonds tearing 6 per cent Interoit. lo amount of 000.000 Tho shipping naturally suffered wblle tho Internal Internets ol tuo country thrived, nnd. remarked tbe speaker, up to 1S76 our ihlp-bullden wore cmbamustd. wo nil were, by n vlclom currency, bafedualy upon fluctuailag ID valae and for cec- tracts abroad In time, however. America will be able to surpass England In the field of modern ship building To luitaln tali remark, Ihu bcnatcr read a letter from William G. Gibbons en Iron sblp builder, of Wilmington, Del. The fcucz Canal was opened for trade mrly In and tbe success of tho work POOD created a demand for vessels fUted to It, TbU garo employment to tbe British tblp yards, but It was a demand that our builders not In a con- dition to learn ot cor to supply AJludlcc to lha Navy. Benalor Bayard said that there wai no pool- bio excuse Tor IU bad condition, for cnouth money bad spent since tbe of the wjir out ol tbo publla Treasury to bare glren tu a naTyieuond ool] to that of Greal Brttuln The speaker viewed with the grow- ing frequency of strikes TbogrowlBf: antaffonlsm belween tbe labor of the couutry and the capital of Ibo country wai a growth of error on botb sides. It was unnatural and wrong. The Interests of cap- ital and labor are liscparablo, nn Injury lo oca U equally trurtful to tbe other Tho organization of Inbor uulons and mutual aid toclcliei. neoret and unbllc. the speaker ihouehl aujrured badly tor Ibe future relations of and employed. and In tbu Interests of both cfasura be. longed la see an expansion of tbe markets for domestic pro- ductions. He that tbe ore ol Ameri- cans as sblp builders oould restored by reform- Ing tariff IHWI thai destroy commerce, under pro- trnso of "regulating commerce" by repealing laws wblch Impose vexatious and burdensome fees aud costs for the on ID and documentation of our by paving for our consular system na we pay for other departments of publlo service. by cioaltDg a navy tbai shall be an aaaULanoe lo com- merce by nolenllflo exploration and an act I re adf jutJinl and protootlon to our merohant marine. REMARKB OF OTHUR 8PEAXERS. In oonsequeooe of the unavoidable absence of Atlorney General Benjamin II. Drowsier, tbe third regular Immigration broad aortw of America offer a homo und a fortune to tbe tolHur masses of tbo world" was paned over In (Uemce. Tbe HOT. Dr Bauertoe made an exoeileet bat to tbe seoUcneint. The of tbe Worid Secured by tbe XatwU Interwu of Na- tions." tbe mat banking M iwll oratn'LwM Mmoded to to WSPAPLRl ;