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   New York World (Newspaper) - December 15, 1874, New York, New York                                THE EOSS KIDNAPPERS TWO BV7KC1LAHS KILLED AT 13 A COUNTRY TO JliDOE VAN ENTKItED YRBTER DAY MOHNINOA imiiOLAR ALARM ANI ITS WOHJtTHK TtOUBK SITU AND THB TWO BlIOT AS TIIKY CAMI OUTDYINO CONKKS BION OF THB Apparently u ulow lifts boon at lust discovered to tins iilitluolnrH of Chnrlio Two unnicil Wllllnm Mnslier nnrt nonplus wcro oliot niid Wllctl yesterday morfilnt wlilli leaving a country house at liny oonir pled in tlio auniuicr Judge Van Wimt of tlilf Just before dyliiK Boiistlas Moslici with being tlie of Clinrlln Jinlfri Vim nnmtfl Hiiininerlioimn is clone t the Show road at some tlirccqimrterB of a mile below tlio ferry During tlto full and winter months Judge Vnn llrunt closes up tlio IIOIIBO and tlio servants arc sent Ijnclc to Ills resilience In this the house being Inokwl uftcr by his liratlier Holmes nnd With n view of nflordfng pro toutIon nud sufely to tlio property loft In tlie unoccupied a WIIH wlilch coiiimniilcnted with tlielioiiMiincMj Holmes Van In niiiifiiirnnee the lioiisc In n ninilest and jircBouts no out ward npnifiirance of grout It Is n square wliltc wltli n porili In the front and one In tlie Since Juiljro Van Urunt bus left tlie William ituiaii employed to do odd linn nnteil ns watchman during the lie resided In the adjoining house Holmes Van Last evening at dusk everything appeared to bo and all residing In Holmes Vun Brunts house retired to The Inmates of Holmes Van Brunts house consisted of liim his son Ills and the watclmian employed to look after tlio Judges Herman a laborer employed around tbc and two servant TIIK AND TUB Shortly after 2 oclock yesterday morning Vnn who lins been unwell for tlio past ten was startled at bearing tlio sounding of tlie to allay Ills called to his who slept in the next and requested her to toll his son Albert to come to On Alberts arrival Ills fatlier told him what lie had but at that not thinking there was any particular cause for requested him to go over the house and ascertain if any one hail effected an entrance Into Young Van Brunt called up and cautiously commenced a search over the hut no trace of any burglars could bo and on his attention was drawn to the unoccupied house of tho Shadluir the Hght of the the father and son cautiously looked through the window blinds at tho unoccu and there they saw distinctly a feeble light ticketing through one of tho rooms rf the Judges residence aud two men moving There was but little time for us it was plain burglars had effected an entrance for tlio purpose of ransacking the Tho men in Holmes Vnn Brffnts were quickly but quietly gathered all being wellarilieil with guns nud revolvers iu ease of any seiloiwconllicO taking place between them and the Tlie older Van Brunt said he was determined not to let the men escape if and called upon his sou and the two farm assistants to follow him ond act under his Having left their own house thus aimed they surrounded tlio house of tho Albert Van Brunt and Scott keeping guard iu tho frout of the and Ills father and Herman Frank stationing them selves at the rear of the about fifteen paces from the cellar where they supposed the person or persons Inside the house hail They waited thus for about half nu when Holmes Van becoming tired of the told Prank to make some alarm which would signify to thoso Inside that they were Frank accordingly advanced to the back door und rattled tho Tho noise produced tho ileslrcd The lights wore Im mediately und tlio house was wrapped In A moment after tho watchers at thu buck of the house perceived that the cellarfloor was raised and caught a glimpse of two licndx cautiously Tho uuVglars evidently wore well satisfied that they haa fiomo unknown Muuds to deal unit nothing daunted prepared themselves quickly for an Then they started for the trap of thn collar for tho purpose of boating a but tlie who had been able to iinaeiHtimd movements through the inside had posted themselves at the entrance of the Stand shouted Van Two pistol shots instantly answered Tlm burglars had prepared themselves for Fortuuatcly neither shot took Van Brunts weapon spoke nnd one of tlio men re ceived tho charge of shot in his lie gave a cry of pain and grasped tho cellar door for His companion started on a run tow ards the Ho was called upon to His reply was another pistol Van Hriuil and Scott sent the contents of their weapons In liia retreating Meanwhile the man had been shot first managed to get away from tho cellar and Tho second man had reached the gate when he encountered Albert Van who called out to him to Tlie Burglar Ural onre at his For the third time his ball He was about tp fire when the young man raised his gun and brought the stock of It down on his levelled Tho blow wits struck with such torcn that the stock of tho barrel was and the man writhed in dreadful With an oath he turned quickly upon young Van au if to engage In a haiidanflhand contestbut Van Brunt Instantly drew his revolver nnd ills charged two successive shots In the breast and lower part of the body of tho With won derful pluck he Htm endeavored to maintain the and I will dlu but almost Immediately after ho fell on the hard ground Ills body fell just oppo site thu Kato Icadlnir to the houso ho had Tho man who received the first shot had jnan agcd during this confusion In tlio dark to crawl ttome row yards from tho owing to his mortiil ho had also to succumb aud fell down in great While 1m luld upon the ground In extreme he asked for a and said ho would like tu eco a spiritual None wcro at how uud he bemg told that ho could not see one volunteered to make u statement aa to who lie ana his companion Tho dying man wits Informed that his partner In crime had wlieii he said his iiumo was Wllliaiu aud Ills own name was Joseph Ho ex pressed some sorrow when Informed that Mosher hud and Thats a for lie oeuld lell whore little Charlie Koss or words to that He wanted thoso around him to to Superintendent Walling that ho might jmow of his aid added 11 huvc u brother and u sister whom I have I iiot seen for twelve I have 1 my whleh I wish used to give me a decent Mosher uud I abducted the boy Chaiilo from Supcrluteiident Wul Ug would buve given a gruitt deal to hivve got If Moshev wcro ullve ho could tell where the br Is Mosbor hus a wife umlchlliUeu UvniK in New TUB MBN AND TIIIUIl After making Ibis statement tbo mail died iu neat oiid as they were both laid out to Sfthcr they presented u Uorrlblu William the elder of the Is a mau five feet eight inches In rather Sightly with sandy hair und very lightsldo whiskers and His Is thut of a thorough the foroheud bclug luw 2nd square the eyebrows tho Juiull and uf a light Dine set close tho nose flat and unread lug at thu with the middle cartilage entirely the teeth irregular uud differing in spuio being blue bluck with and tlio others brilliantly and the chlu Uougius fs VOL NEW YORK PRICE FOUR nboiit the sntuc height nnd with flcry ror hnlr nnd n immtncbo uf tho snino color itrooplnt over tho lie was about thirty years old nnd Monlicr about Doiigfns hnd n very hard Inok uiinii nnd seemed fully cnpnblu of carrying nut nny desperate under After tlio dimtb of thn two men It was found 1lmt ihey had elTccted nn entrance Into tin bouse by netting through thn trap door of tin Tho rooms WIMO In great hav ing been turned upside down by the While the groupof lonnpcrs attinctcd to tho house by tlio report of tho burglary wcro standing nroiind tho bodies of both a mat nnmed Richard n occupying i small lint near tbc mirth cnmc up and In formed Vnn Brunt that ho had found n yaw bout iicurly now fastened to a stake nbout i mtnrtnr of n mile from the scene of tho burglary Thcbontwns not known to nny nf tho sallow along the On Its being afterwards Hcnrchoi a cojiy of thn tfentld and one of tho PhiladDlpbli were with ngnltor which corn spondeil with ono worn by Inquiries ii the neighborhood elicited the fact that botwcci nnnd I Doelock on Monday night two men poorly nnd roughly clad walkeil Into WlnantH sulooi and called for They wero not known to nny In the and nftor waiting there some little time they tuok their Tho men were not seen ngnln until thoy woro founi dead yesterday It Is supposed thut after they left they proceeded to Van Brunts unoccupied nnd waited fur ngout opportunity to carry out their ACTION OK TUB The first otllelal Intelligence was sent tu Super intcmlcnt of this and to Biipcrin tcndcnt of lu the following lulu grniii despatched by Judge uf Fort niiui ilton Huiierlulaulent Palla 2faa Two William Moalier nnd DoiiRlnnH wirc klllerl hrro hint fli you know tlium i PmillliiB declared when dying that Moshnr kunw about Ill answer to this Superintendent Walling re plied POLIIIB J Nnw Douumlwr I rort ftannllon DniiKlnti told iho I havn boon looking for thorn nvif since tlio boy WIIH Will Henri un olllcisr who known In n very short time Captain Irving and Detec tive Selllck received instructions to start for Buy nnd reached there early In the with Superintendent of with two detectives from the Central They wcro quickly shown tho dead bodies of the men by of Bay who hart taken charge of until the Coronershoiild Issue his SelHck ut once identified tho men ns being wellknown and said that ho hud been on tho loolcout for Moshcr a long time past in eonnection with the Charlie Ross abduc It was known that ono of Moshors lingers hnd been Injured dinIng a previous burglary nnd that ho had a wellknown mark immediately under the nostril of his These murks were found upon tho body of Masker and lilenti lled by tho Bollock seemed much chagrined at the dentil of tho man who Is sup posed lo he tho renl abductor of young or at least one of the Douglass was well known to tlio having been engaged for years pnst In various burglaries lu this citv nud other Coroner Whitehlll ulna ar nnd took charge of tho After hearing tlie statements of Vnn linint and his son hu ordered the Constublo of Buy Ridge to time the bodies to the Brooklyn Mnrguo to await Ills further No complaint was made against Vnn or uny of thoso who took iiartintho deadly us all promised tout tend thu Inquest and subject themselves to the irder of the if it was thought necessary Lhey should go before uny other They elnlm they merely acted m selfdefense and in tho protection nf their and did not attempt to lire until they wero Tho ns they emerged from tho woro called upon to surroniicr but this hoy refused to nud their death resulted from the show fired at While tho bodies were lylug outside tho house of Vnn Brunt they wero looked at by it jalorcd uurso iu tho employ of Judge of liny Hero nn extraordinary statement wus miitlo by tho She snld July nn attempt was nmdo to curry oftthe son of my who was about six years The child hud been playing about tho mil when I went to look for him I found ho could not bo I heard that ho was walking on tlie ruud with a strange und I wont out o sen who thinking It wns some neighbor who knew tho I found ho wns In company of n strange and I Immediately tuok thu ihlld Sho insisted that tho body of Uoshcr was that of the man she hnd scon with Mui child on Hint whom she hnd never ecu before nor At noun tlio bodies were nit Into two rough boxes and to the Morgue at The Inquest will ho hold at Coroner Whitohllrs ollluo when it is hulight some further developments will bo ub nlned by the police nun thn bodies prohnbly dcntllled by Uio friends nf young who wore n leave Phllndelphia last Judge Vnn Brunt visited his whoro tho ingedy had been and held a ong conversation with Coroner Whltouill and ho police Although much distressed in hearing the story as tuld by his brothor and itheiK who wuro bruught Into the ho was to think that none of tho Innocent nilties or nny member of his family had lost n Ifo or reeeivod snrlnns Ho sold that whatever If wus previous to he inquest being ho would furnish It wlth ut uud ho hliiisolf would bu rospuuslblo ithe of nil nocesBiiry thn day the uxcltomont veil at when tho reports of the tragedy wero it was greutly WORKING UP TITH ROSS PAST TO TMK WUH 1IOW Moillllllli LONU SEmics or hVIL CtoMlKTITION THK LOST Biiporlntondciit Walling yo length the stons whkOi havo detectives to secure the two nuri whom thuy have long susiiootod wni kidnappers of Cliurltu The iffJKi connecting Masher and Douglas was funnM him by Captain formerly of I teeiith and now of tho Thirtythird Ilcol He wus busy Iu the Ituux cuso In less than u wuuk lifter Charlie wns and innlnup his mind us to tho possibility of William Miwbor being one of tho nion Hint carried Charlie oil within twenty days from tho date of the onuui1 Moshor had a poiullar und wasborn and brought up In thn Thirteenth Tho nosu had seen trouble In IU This ilu fonuity would have mode Muslima eonspltiiuus object uinong a thousuud Muslimyuurs had a felon on the tlrst nnger of thu left hand which ate tho llosh and tlm nail joint a and Im wiw In the huhltnf ill ways wearliigastullon this aud suinctlmcN worn u glove ou thu left Hudduu built his theory very and was aided by 0111 eers Doyle and of the Ihlrteenth nnd Ollleer of the Twnntyfourih both of whom knnw Mushiu well and they It is uliloil by u member uf Mouhurs for u shuio tho wus willing assist In his relatives Wliou wuttors had arrived ut a curtain stage Captain Heddcn euuimnm oated tho he had obtained to Super intendent Wulllug hud to move veiy Ho could trust certain mum berg of thu Pulludolpbltt hut there WHS danger that luformatiuu would leak out that would give clues to curtain private doteutlvo agencies aud amateur detectives all over thu nudthc regular poliuo cpuld nut afford to go in partnership with thn outsiders whnse tactics It they Uud rlvuls likely tu attain suu to give buformutioii suspcutod pursous und Place tho reward out of the roach of any bin imsNTJlVrKD THU The first stop was to thoroughly verify tho descriptions idven of the men who sttilo Clmrlcy uud of ChuiQu Cuptu n of tho Ihlladolphlii police without asking any kept Superintendent cuu uutly HUI lluully It wua agreed that ie descriptions of the men who stole the hoy und Ohuiiiu HOHS were us acuurate us could bo Jivcry pofiit in theao boriously but not thn Jtlvo Bollock wu Inform hint ol wiittt hw object and ruuuoateil htm to look after a man who hud Sillook osltod a description of man and a uosjjrijiuuu wan Rattan one o Mpshers old It ork of small magnitude to Uud 41 oHglw in TUe next was very important weeks mlor to the tvyo men auswerinlf descrlptleus of Douglas uud Mosuer hud uoou drlvinB aiouud the subuibs uf sell log Ced bug uud roach Their visits weio In many Instances followed by bur aiid it Is believed that they fol lowed the peddling ratio im a cover to their riiil and while out peddling i marked down houses easy to Moshnrs noa travelled round with the and was re marked aud pointed tho detectives toastnblo In Monroe whcro tho vehicle wns put up on several Thn buggy wns Identified In this Tho man who kept tho stable was requested by Superintendent Wiill big to draw n ultetch of the which was locked Superintendent Walling then re quested Captain Hlues to send him on a sketch of tlio vehicle furnished liy tho little girl who lust saw Charlie and thn Thetwo sketches were mm tallied There is little doubt In Bnpcrlntondimt Waitings mind that Mosher and Douglas would have heen In custody three months hnd It not nut been fur tho tactics of tho detective ngencles nnd other Irresponsible hunters nftur ho nnd tho unwillingness of tho family to take any steps towards arresting tlm supposed abdiictnrs whim tho possibility of securing the boy was In Besides Charlies relatives were In u constant state of excitement over thu receipt of letters announcing that he had been iniil us each miner of his discovery wns thoroughly Investigated the arrest of the kld nnppcrs was made n secondary consideration to the recovery of the This caused n rumor that they woro watched to reach the ears of Mosher and and when Hupcrlntcmlcnt Walling and Captain nines wero ready to malic nu attempt to arrest them they had Hnd Moshcrs hands been clciin he would in all probability have nt tcniplcil to negotiate with tho lint the rewards published offered for the re covery ill tlie child and thn conviction of his kld nnd Mosher owed about seven years service to the Stain uf New About live veniHiigoMusher broke Into a country grorcry storo ncnr Bed Monnionth and placing the proceeds of the robbery In a null went to Berrlans aud hid tho property Ho then kept otic of this way for several nnd when ho thought tho const clunr ho took the goods from tbo and was inrested while disposing of them In Brooklyn and looked up In tho countyjull at from which ho succeeded In escaping In about fortyeight nr inn Superintendent Walling felt certain that Mosher and Douglas would fall In his hands siiuuer nnd took measures to eateh Mashers hnhlts and antecedents were carefully and every haunt of bis in this city wns covered by officers in The evi dence against Mosher and Douglas wns ngaln carefully and Information respecting their movements came in but conlirinlng Wiilliiigs theory in every Oucc Moslicr entered an eatinghouse in New took uud left about hulf an hour before the oflicer who hnd been detailed to watch him On another occasion both Douglas and Moshcr woro seen on iienr and a olllcers scoured thu city fur rhuiii with out A report from that n strange woman who wns escorted by two raiigh luokinginen and it child answering thu de scription of Charlie that was never allowed tu look out of it window or go Into thn wns Investigated and appeared so niithentle that the relatives of tlio missing ehild were summoned from rhtlailclnhia and arrived full of hope to bo terribly disappointed In find ing that although bearing a strong resemblance to their wns not Nn wns lost by Siipnrlntendnnt Kvcry letter written by the kidnap pers to tho Koss family wns shown and he found them to be in one They were posted In New New Bruns nnd In several country nnd woro written by Links in thu olinln of evidence wuro cheerfully supplied by the father of thn who visited New York for tho and money wns furnished by the Koss family to enable Walling to go on with tho cusi without calling on tho 1ollee Full lug to llml Mosher in New York or Siipnrliitonilcnt remem bering that Moslicr used to commit rob beries along thu shores of Long Island nnd the Sound nud up tho North River by menus of n suiting null thinking It probahlo that ho hnd but little money and wuuld be obliged to steal lo determined on organizing nu expe dition iilong tho Sound and up tho North Ulvor to overhaul every sailing boat that could bu In order not to create suspicion he char tered a stuunitug nt put a crew nn Detectives Hulluck and of Now Detective nf Philadelphia several citizens of Philadelphia cruised along the skirting tlm shores of Connecticut nnd Long overhauling nvnry vessel that they encountered and examining tho of every Nothing wns discovered theru Nurfh FOREIGN TUB VON AKNIM A JIKAV TIIK PUHLIC IROSITCUTOIl ASKS TIIA THE COUNT BE IMPRISONED FOR TW YKARS AND A I FRANCE OVER THE PAPERS REA1 DURINGTHE TRIALSOUTH AND CE TRAL AMERICAN December was be Ktm in tho Von Arnim case Tlm lie Prosecutor spoke two anil a half hours an concluded by that tho prisoner bo SMI tcnccd to two nnd a half years Baron Holstoin gave bis Jit denied that Prince Bismarck had cbinmis stoned him to watch Von Tho nc ctiflctl hnd Hinted thnt he would not rcsigi and that tho Foreign Ollioo would not plnci him on the HoUred List hccauso ho hch documents which compromised AVith tincxumimition of this witness tht taking of testimony and tho publi prosecutor imulo tho speech for tbo JJj declared thu licensed had been guilty o mil it trip up the Itlvur to Blng Sing novcd equally A robbery jy iiiouns uf n suillioiit was reported nt iiiil Dutuutlves Doyle nnd Selloek a week n overhauling every suspicions person and craft ictwccn Sniiyton Dnyvlll and Slug Sing withiiut A eulriggcil boat WUH stolen at Brldge und uvery uHorli wus innitu to rc ovcr IIB Mimlier wns believed to bo the nit the search for tho craft wus ft s thnt the bout used by Itiahor and to go to Bay Ridge on Hun Iny iiiny be tile one stolen from lusher nnd Douglas wcro within an of being caught it few weeks weru both very und vnre Inthe habit or visiting a of liiisc IniiRton who know Moshurri iiumo lutil An ollleor whoso duty Itwas to ho place very Imprudently sought to hiistun natters by ginning the confidence of tho indlwhon he thimght thnt hu wiissulllelcntly utliniile with her hu himself ns u pnl of Billy Masher und asked her If she could ot n letter tu Tlio woman was cunning and nit him A coupleof dnys after It wus iHcerlnlned that Mustier hud somehow ur other been warned nnd bud uhungcd LiiHtButurilny Siipnrlntondont Walling was so llsnppolnteil nt his wunt of suueess thut ho re minded tu ordinary duty several ollieors thut mil been working on the and only retained Iho services uf Duylo aud When ho ro joived the telogrum announcing that Moshor mil Douglas wcro and that Douglas hud he wus uno ol tho huppicst men in Jow Dotootlve Solluuk wus to Bay and fully Idcntlllcd tho burglars us Mnsher and Cuplnin uf 1lilla uiTlved lit uud iminodintcly elogrnphcd to the Ross fnmlly tu send un persons to Identify tho bodies ns those of Ihu inun who woro In tho buggy with bhurllo nnd it 8 nn answer wus received time Charlies was on his wuy to New nud that witnesses to the abdiietliMi would Philadelphia this Inrugnril to Wiilllngnlllrnis Unit bo known ae the person in whoso custody ho ttui llo buliuvus thut whuii lliu 3huWtdiiWoeliei1 nud Douglas aro known to ubandou Ibur givo him up liners I not known whether any Tlw fOUlIrl Mnuhrio Ol kept u the ma HO suuelor on dt leivud u foluKrum saying mac Crani would shortly arrive In Now York in ntbK cnco to the but tho despatch neglected fo ay who Frank Lewis und us nobody of tKo Ceutrul Olllco the tulugrum wus u blind Captain chief of tho dctoullvo squt a of arrived during thu af torugo uud bccgnilug convinced Ihut tburo wus grout 4 fur telegraphed buck to send all thoju wlio had witnessed tho or hail tome in contact thu siippuscd AU unsww was at onuij suylifg tbat they would come ou An uuiIu of tbo nilsslug buy called also jit llic Bupuilntuiiduuts uiid hud a long Inter view with Detective of Cuiitum Irvbigs uiudu a careful exuinluu tluii of thu uiid reported thut no punuFn other IfldlcaMon of the whereabout of the tlileves yuucteis wore found upon At Jo Suporlnteiidcnt is very pwlllvo in his uesortloiis that thu lougluokedfor child In living in the suburbs of this left his ulllw with Detectives aud other oil a presumed tour of Inveutlga All thluk thut flic mystery is now ubout to uud uro wurUlug with renewed eu THE NlSWS AT phiu detectives have lilforaiuUou tbut Mosher hu Stcoua tu this and at that tlwe dwnelii horse and The team vus stable sniull street In tho oxtrouio igvcr end ol but siuve then tliu stable 1 as The llrst Intliuatlou tlfut Connected with tlio KOHS case ouuiu Captain Uhiosloftlu the 10 odouV Unlii for Now ThePhJuf ulso say that Mosher wus wafohcotor over thice weeks in New in tho IiopgliaC she would coniuinuicato with her husband hut she wus rniuuud uud hus uotbceutouorlioiua of bud ami his statements won unworthy of Ho argued thai tho Count purposely abstracted tbi and never hud nny intcntioi of returning Tho revelations com municatcd to tbc Vicuna woro mtemlci to lie used as weapons for a campaign ngaius Prince but tbo accused retreated almost before tho attack wus commenced The echo of tne assassins shot at Kia singcn was for Tho offence was without and aggravated by the rank of tho Never concluded tho the Govern ment would refrain from demanding depriva tion of civil Horr counsel for tho argued that oven if all tho charges wore ad mitted an was imavoidiiblo on purely It could not bo maintainoc tbat tho Crown had nny proprietary right in the missing Tho accused in hi conflict Bismarck considered Ihut ho was defending his KXCITKMKMT IN December IcoliiiK has boiii aroused in Vrnucc by somo of tlio papers rend in the One despatch OH in which Bismarck says ho cnnnoi but wisli to BOO Jrunco and dconiH unadvisublo to strongtbcn her by contributing to the cKtnblishracnt ot tho profound THE INTERNATIONAL CODE CONFERENCE December Journal ill Jctcrxlmiirg complains of tho attacks ii tho English journals on the proposed roopoii ing of the International Code ant says their unfavorable comments may lend ti tho settlement of tho questions involved with out tbo assistance or pnrticipution ol Oirotil THU CARLT8T December from San Kobusliau admit that Ooncrul Lomii been lint represent that his injiiriofi aro and be is expected to recover within a A nephew of Miirsluil Serrano wus killed In the recent THE REPORTED TROUBLE IN December received hero from Montevideo declare that tho infor mation scut fibre by tho commander of tbo British innnolwur Cracker in regard to an in surrection in Uruguay is without foundation ns to tho imuthnt it wus probably in tended to inform tlio British Government oi the state of affairs in tho Argentine Thoro is no trouble of thu kind reported in FATAL MARINE II ONO December steamship from for Now hus bcuu wrecked nud mxteen persons SOUTH AND CENTRAL AMERICAN Tlie following is tho latest IIOWK from tho SiTuth American Republics December lo the latest news by tho steamer which left Callun on tho UIHIi the revolution has not though it wus expected it soon would hu Thu Government has acted In the must milliner nnd fs unthnsiustieully supported by the people lu When Senor PJcrpln nud his purtlsuns HUW thnt tho si slimmer from had wns captured by the Iuriiviun Irnnelud thoy took forcible possession nf tlm rullrnud and occupied tho town of This town bus been rntuken by the Oovcrnineiit forces with tho loss of four ricrolu und such forces us hu eiuild gut rel rented lu u plucu In Ihu vicinity culled This Is described tu hu n small tabltt land in the centre of n very rugged and mountainous coun having only four passes leading Into All thu pusses havn been taken possession of by thn and thn Chuerletu Indians havo given their aid to watili nil the avenues through whloh an csenpe could bo President 1nrdo south on tlio und was uiithiislastlcnlly received at Thu of thn with tho exception of is in complete and tho capture of Ilerolu und his partisans will bu followed by an immediate cessation of revolutionary This hus been u iustly uud the rebels iniiHt havo expended miles Tliuro cnn hardly be a doubt that tho main after being profoundly inovert a uud therefore recoil rue was hud tu thu attempt now being iinolleil ut tho Thu outbrcuk ut Cajaimimi un tho 11 tli wns quelled nt tho cost of twentythrcu killed und forty A Hiniilur nlfulr ut Ilamlmyeque fulled from tho penplus siding with Ihu urninciit him over men of all arms In the Held and tho uhunces of Sunur Plurola uru con sidered very i In consequence of the disturbed ot the country tho or highway have started up In various pluccs robhlng uud eiittiug llro to Thuy even uttuelied thu I ruin on the Oroyu Knilroud and Injured tho truck and the When beaten they gcuerully uiako fur tho Lliuu und Cnlliio are putrolled by eoimlutuaa of chiefly Cyugrusu is still in sesHlnn nnd will extend its sittings beyond tho legal term by sixty It to cstubllHli u national hunk with u tut of ut to do nil thu usual Ing business and thu work done by the in uiillions of soluu i voted for thu expenses cuusod by the talked f at steamers from Culluo to Chlnu is a quiro much press iiiillgu complaint ii press Inillguantly n the certain lhatperu will have n ChilT for tboexpeuBOSUftho of MIB Geneva Trl toUe mutter uutunillv ro n hu Cliniun he right to even uiuku The Government has applied to Ci power to raise a foreign lean to pn of which sum wfil the amortization ol the 7 per Ii and to convert Into fore bonds to bo issued by tho Government incut of Government The Qovoruweut continues to receive from parts of tho country assurances of Iu all tho public mootlDgs that have been uold the separation of Church and State was urged ou the attention of tbe This reform will likely be carried next The dispute with Is and the nflnlr of the Tncna In a fair wny of Relntlnns with Peru and the Argentine Republic arc Tho fact of the Peruvian press urging tho Peruvian Government to demand explanations from Chill respecting tho linsexclted considerable sensntlon in the latter It wns denied that Chill wns In any way responsi ble for tho nets of that filibustering Tho expulsion of tho Chilian Conspl from Argonttni by the authorities of that Is severely criticised by the It Is asserted thnt the snld authorities Imvc trampled all treaties under com peillng Chilians to enlist nnd arbitrarily Inking their On the Consul ho1 was ordered to leave tho country within twenty four The Chilian Government has presented diplo matic from which sonic sntlsfuctlon Is The Republic In general and tho Isthmus con tinue In tlio most perfect New mines have been discovered in the Btnto of One named the Cusenda yielded thn enormous quantity of 412 ounces of silver nnd unn of gold to tlio ton of The iron lighthouse to be erected lu the port of In hnd It will be a revolving ut an nltltudc of Ou foot above the and visible twenty Tho nfliilrs of tho Buenaventura Rnilrond Com pany in Cuucfi aru still In im luisatisfnctury cou Tho harbor of Panama Is destitute of ships of No steamer 1ms arrived from Central America slncn thu last and there Is consequently no THE ARGENTINE December Argen tine Legation at Washington has received tlie following Gnncrnl Mitre bus The Insurrec tion Is at an Communicate Signed TII15 MlNISTIiR OK FOIllilUN THB TARIFF TO Bli TFifKKRKI A FT LOSS OF XIIE LA SIXTY LOST NARItATIVI OK TIIK CHIlil Thn London Dally Telegraph publishes nn ne conut of n tcrrlblo disaster at the loss of tho La Plata steamship with sixty Tho news was to London by tlio passen gers nf tho from tho catas trophe appears to have occurred In the Bay of Tlie following 1s tho report of late chief steward of tho La Plata Tho La Captain loft Gravosend on the morning of November In charge of bound to Rio Grnndo do Wo arrived off the Isle of Wlghton Friday when the pilot Thn sllp then pro ceeded down nnd towards evening tho wind begun to the ship stuuiulug about four Tho wind still kept till an Saturday nt mldnluht It wus a We shipped n heavy which curried away thu port und onn man being at the sanin time wnshcd A short time afterwards tho starboard waistboat wns carried the gain still On Sunday between 8 nnd tlio engineer reported thu ship making n groat niinntlty of was then agreed to lighten nnd wo com meneetl pnying outthe enblo over the Diiycil nut u quantity nnd then let It lly 10 oclock tho Iiros woro all In the Wo then prepared thn remaining bouts nnd rafts to leave tho which was gradually sinking by the At sho foundered stern first wltn sixty persons on Tlio only persons who got oil wero twelve In thn port quartorbout and three ulhers were picked fifteen 111 Before leiivlng wo snw one bout on the port side Of thn remaining two one wns capsized when the ship went and tho throe persons picked up wcro out of Tho captain and doctor remained on tho having failed to get clear the patent life and both am supposed to have sunk with tho remainder uf tho when the decks blow Wu wero in tho bout two hours beforeclearing away from tlio being una1ln to render any assistance through fear of staving und swamping thn Wo wcro In tho boat for twnntjrtbreq provisioned with only a siuull plcco of cheese and quo bottlu uf We kept two hands ImlluB with buckets the whole ns our boat made much At daylight on Monday morning wo saw n ship distant aboutfive miles whloh proved to bu tho of Captain Green by whom wn were picked up nhout and were treated most humanely by tho his tho and nil of us being supplied with stimulants uud warm After being nn hour on bonnl wo wero transhipped to the steamer for and landed at Tho sur vivors beg publicly to return their most sincere thanks to the commander and nil on buuiil tho About llllccil passengers were snvcil In MURDER AND December liudy of Au gustln un elderly hnchclor of missing for some has been The supposition previously formed thut hu Had beun murdered nppcnrs well ns his which bore murks of wns discovered In thn cellar uf his own whhh hnd been ALLEGED WIFE December f foul play has unused thn Inilefluitn postpone ment nf thn funeral nf Carnllnc Riillnu died on and un Inquest Is to bo held nn the Him hnd lived unhappily with her und dcelared before her death that he had poisoned A BOLD STRI5ET December messenger of Briulley Metcalfs shoe house went to the Mil waukee National Bunk nbuut 10 oclock this niiirnlng und drew to pay thu As hu was coming down thu stops u man threw pepper into his grubbed thu nud Hu hus nut been NO MOKE PARDON3 BY GOVERNOR December Dlx 1ms given notice thnt ho will not entertain any more ippllrntlons for as hu hus not time tu glvu them a proper DEFALCATION BY A FREIGHT December heavy defal umuuiitlng to about hus bcun discovered In tho accounts of the financial agnnt of tho freight department af the Pennsylvania Rnilroud within tho past few iu his Tlio ugont has hccu In Ihu ploy uf tlie company fur thu pant Ifticu nnd hus enjoyed thu itniost confidence of thu olllcers uf the Iliu books were found to bo but tbe cash mlance seems not to have ou It la statid that the nclldt will be miulo by his and no prosecution will he CUIMINAL Wllllinn of Inm nfKr borrowing from llunrr ol thin and IIH Bcuurity a uiortgago ou property wliluu no nid uo tllle Oolil and Bllvnr UwlsB watohus to tho nuiuuor of Invoiced ut wero found la the trunk jf au emigrant uumcd Willlaul who lauilud tliu GlniLria Loilln oouvintcil on seven iudletmimtB for uuiKliiilim eoniuiltloil at Kant Orunuo waa euhncvd for four yourn on of llvo ludlotuicuU lu tho BMOX Couuty Court At tho Jeiroruon Market Polloo ioart wm niniaiiiloa for trial juaolmrgoofpocketpickinKi Mallono 200 Fourth wau held Iu on u ohugo of an ttUlt uud battery oil John An attempt was mode at tho Hudson by the oounsel of James Jail tho alleged wunlw of WllUam Wvlug havo Iho but thu Court ro irved Its dcolokm till Saturday nei Ou ojijilloatloii of WllUttm Daly Judge In tlio Uudu iidurcd tho Issue ok u rial uliould not bo grautcd hi tlie euso of Qvoryo convicted ot an assault ou Own In Ocucrul Scsf Ions yeslnrdoy tliu lollowiulJ sonteuccs wire prouounced attoiuptia ovtn veurJlu State Prison i Wililem attempted Hal years lu Stato Prispui o attoiiiuUijI graud two tlio Ieultcuttary oasault awl ouo year hi tbo At the Tombs 1ollco Court J9bn llttd Mary iSld lu loll eaohto answer a Browuau4 Charios hj3d THHKATKKJOD IlKfiTOHATION Ol1 THI3 DUTY ON TKA AND COIFKBA Cl ROW ING DE8IUH AMONfl KKPUllUOANS TO IASfl HOMIO FINANCIAL MNASURBTHH TO UKPRAL THK PJIB8S CIAO LAW SMOTHERED IN JUDICIARY SPECIAL TO TIM December 1 Tho tanlT tn lie tinkered niter Lho Senulo today asked tlip HOUSB for a Committim on the disagreement of the two at thu session over tbo Amendatory II ia quite probable that this will givo rise to mipplRtuentnl legislation relative to the errow in the schedule of duties in tlm and possibly result in the of the duties tea and in fiillllmont of the virtual racointnondatinn of the Presi dent and Secretary of the Treasury to that TTIK FINANCIAL The temper of the ItannMcans on the finan cial iinestiiin indicates that there is a strong and growing desuo to tnko some not so mucb for the relief of the country as for tho salvation of the who was nt first without hope that anything could bu is now disposed to think that his party can bo brought to an Senator Sherman Bawos aro at work upon measure which will bn if so as to command a majority in both There is very little talk in favor of beard at the Capitol and intiny Western Republicans bogin to think thai something may bo They aro how very and want to do as little hoping to carry the election in on a HardHoney and leave tho positive measures which shall produce spoeio payments until tho Fortyfifth Tho Executive Committee of the National Board of Trade has boon in session here for several and 1ms taken measures to prosif tho scheme for a Department of gommarcn recommended at tho national meeting last They have had a conference with tho Secretary of tho Treasury in regard to tlm coming financial measure to be presented 111 The members of the committee Hoeni to think that tho repeal of the Legal Tender in tho manner urged by tho Sesrc would have a violent effect on They advert to measures which they bring specie payment without di rect and without hindering tho businoBB of tho The beaded by President of will have n hearing before tho Senate Committee and will appear before the House Committees on Ways and and Banking and Currency on subsequent THE 110USU TO INVBSTinATIi Till SAPIMlUItaiiAKY The proposition which gave the Republicans most trouble today in the was a reso lution offered by Reclc to authorize a com mittee to investigate tho con Ho proposed to instruct the commit tee to inquire whether any oflicer of the trict of or person or pardons in the employ of tho Government of tho States within said or other per son or has or have used any means to corrupt the administration of law in said Dis and especially with reference to tho re cent trial and other proceedings in the so called safeburglary Ben Butler at once took the lead in opposition to repeating his statement that ho was tired of Tho resolution was voted down for want of a twothirds after Bock had plainly charged that Riddlo was dismissed from further prosecution of tlm case because ho was oo earnest in his nnd that loading persons in tho Administra tion wore Tho vote was taken by yeas and and the Republicans who voted against this investigation wore obliged to put themselves on A HKN8AT10N IN THE HOUBIi nBVELATIOStt was a lively scone on tho floor of tbo House this afternoon between of and of Now In bis remarks on Friday on tho bill to grant an extension of the arms patent to Rolllii Halo used thoso words I and 1 make the assertion on my own responsi that corrupt expenditures of money have been made by tho parties opposing thin bill to an extent that should have tho thorough investigation of this and when tlm facts appear should bo mot with duo and proper Today Kellogg up and donmudud that Ifulo retract thosu words or confess that ho had spoken inad Halo said ho had spoken de liberately and sirid exactly what ho Kollogg replied as Halo had previously exonerated tho Remingtons front this ho supposml it must refer to tlm Colt at although ho did not mention the latter by Halo replied to this that ho was in and in his own timo would present the case to tho This means nothing more nor ICH limn a firstclans il Halo run justify Ins TflK TflUASIIUY 8KCRI5T The Solicitor of thii Treasury has addressed a letter to tho Sonrctary of the in reforcnco to thu orguiiixntUiu of tlie secret ser vice of tho in which ho takes strong grounds against its as hns been proposed of and shows how it cnu be made ollhotlvn nnd less cxucnwivu than The Secretary bus approved of tho suggestions and tlm new plan of onurntioiM is now Tlm survive will re main in point of numbers fifteen Mm same as it is At enrtaiu points tho riigulur employes wHl bo authorized to outplay one or more men tin 6pn cial duties for which they will be It will also bo given out to otiiiWs of the poliuo and detectives in overy stntn and city in thu coun try that they will be compensated for any in formation imparted or duty performed which may lead to tlie arrest and conviction of por POIIH engaged in tlm class of crimes which coma within the province of the Tho labor of tho secret in the futuro will not be subject to the same irresponsible administration which hid to tho which brought tbo service into but will bo controlled by the Solicitor of the Treas ury thti United Status TO RUilUIi THK PKKSHOAO LAW if William Daly Judge daou Quarter of u rule u show why ww to Ui of and DO Will l worth nrxawinatlou ou tUo olmrgo p ttauwiUj A Neapolitan ujuBleiuu has luveuted piano ttucbuicut whereby the notes ot cxtewporUod twlo uru ivgietored on According to his announcement last Mon Now culled un nix bill today to amend tha noculled pressgiv law und deprive it of its objectionable tiia Poland at once put iu a he should bo He euid ho wanted to ex plain and ho wanted tho bill roforretl to tho Judiciary lie hod already prepared an amended bill and prom ised report at an early At first thu House seemed disposed to pasu PheJpss Tho opposition members wore atuioiw to discuss but tho Hepubliean sustained Poland and allowed tho bill to bt referred to bin committee with the right re port at any Treimiiu ofiered a bill on this subject which provides that no ponou libelled in a paper outride tho Distrjot of Co lumbia can bo sued in the District unless actu ally residing aud that any defendant in a case where a suit is brought not in his own district way have the suit removed to tlm court m the district iu which the newspaper in tbo person libelled to receive frfiveUhig A BEKOllmOH AtUlXST TOBTHBff of in tho House today a resolution declaring tho sensu of the House against subsidizing in future or steamship quito a aud before final vote could bo reached a motion to adjourn was Au informal dill not develop a very m Ityftfft   

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