New York World, January 2, 1875

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New York World (Newspaper) - January 2, 1875, New York, New York NEW YEARS TIP JWATJGtTRATlON 01GOVERNOR AT A of THE PAY AND ITS SUKROUNDINGSA BRILLIANT DISPLAY IN HONOR OF THE DEMOCRATIC GOVERNORTHE MARCH TO THE CAPITOIrGOVERNOR TILDBN AND EXGOVERNOR DIX ARM IN THE INAUGURAL SPEECHTUB NEW BKTJSCTED BY NEW GOV ERNORFAREWELL OF KXGOVEKNOR CBSPATCII TO THE January waa a ous morning which dawned city of Albany A h an invigorating broozft gilded the peaks ot tho gablo the churchspires into poured its welcome cottage and It neonlo are nleasod to call At Cmimiamen and bandsmen woro slipping out from most of them with mili tary eoaka thrown ovor thoir for the air was nnd in fttoon minutes irom that time they had formed into a solid column en State extending Irom Broaiway all the wav up the bill to tho gates leading to tho the way up itogimont at the top of tho with its right on Eagle and its farther connecting with Battery Kest ine on the loll of Battery A came tho Tenth and on the left of tho Tenth WAS a company ol which extended the lino to the foot of State The col nmn which had boon Btaudmg at rout for some turned at about 10 and tho march down State street was It nassed bv a down and around into another which led it tip again as far OB Eagle whoro it halted almost dkoctlvm fromt of the residence of tho now This sosulonco stands on a high the spacious grounds aro surrounded to a high and tho sward is inter spersed with numerous round uobut which the gravel walks and drives twist and always bringing up either at tho broad porch at tho front the mansion or at one of the gates leading into some one of those streets which form its boundary The Jackson its band of had assembled front of tho Governors house prior to the arrival waiting to assume the post of honor so soon 00 tho bov with his should make his appear and to escortf him to the Around tho spacious piazza in front of tho bouse u number of dirriages and from all direotioifc tho citizens woro com until tho Eagle extending for two or three was too dense for tho Host ambitious to tfcnk of penetrating Promptly at Governor Tildon came out and tripped tho and leaped into tho first Ho was closelyfol lowed by his and tho Lreutonantwov and immediately the baud struck up Hail to tho All the carriages wero quickly loaded and drove out through the rear comiig round and taking tapir place in the iniddfc of the As the Governor appeared in tho midst of the throng of people liriiig the sidewalks he was greeted aud tho little ruau with He rode and his The pifcession was the fol NlutiiBrlB U Kleins Tweatxjth Audoi If Captain John Poohiu tt Tf Gilmoros Major James Maofarluno coui jfijhvcnior ana staff in BattcnS Tenth Captain Green oom lii Sullivnns Colonel Robert Greor com CavallTlnth Brevet Major George Tlieoito of inarch was as follows Up Madftciwonue to Dove across Dove street Hudson down Hudson ave ifarl up Pearl street to Orange jrrn Orange street to down 4y to State where tho column r right and to allow the s escort to pass to tho number of citizens followed the pro this long but a groat as WOT tho procession mado a bee line Capitol for tho purpose of scouring plawitho Assembly Chamber which would enJbleem to witneaa tho principal coro nionie It did not take more than a lew miu utiiiffill the as all oitixous woro ndmit thoro on tho simple provision that theyVught Tho floor of the oham cleared of tho members make tho passage perfectly free and of tho of as luauy as Down here tho had to bo a little more aeleot a police point of None wero ufmilbut tho State and city officials and and thoir lady And plenty of those to fill all the space Among thoso who woro admitted to on main floor of tho hall wore wtlBmor Senators Comptroller ox oxSpoakor Superintendent anj exStiperin ld of tho Insurance largo number of besides Htaohes of the various State The Bpeetators were kept ifor sometinie before they hoard tho t the drums approaching the he of morqh was a long and the a did not wove very At last was given that they were corn then there was a bustle all through wuuinbor sound of the muaie came and at last the Superjn the Capitolthrew the large front and in marched tho two IWand arm in They wore jfertWollowod by the Secretary of State an4 and the stall ol tup and the outgoing Governor re all in hMiSlwero almost the same in yix an and thoir for all the mm bearing some kind of waa flushed with tv Usaltn Governor Tildens complexion was but his ttppearanee showed that Ue was V asthemto who walked As they marched up through the Mof the chamber they conversed r had only met a moment S face of eaw wvs covered with they earns within a few paces M the desk they made a slight seemedto be giving Tjlden some Then they parted Dix going to b and Tilden to the They tUeClerks met face to ml standing a few paces ie incoming addressed hliu in nit sympathetio tone as follows 1IB8S Ot aOVBENOli The people ot the State hav you to preside over tlio administration o confidence In your integrity I neecl not say to wuq hav loflgand familiar an aoquaintauoe wit b ttjutli State of such so vast wid tUversiaea oa ftflCWef NEW YORK JANUARY PRICE FOUR ot It Is stratifying to hnow t the amendments to tho constitution approved nnd ratified by tho people at Wio late general by limiting tlio powers of tho legislature In regard to local anil special will m some degree Huhton tho burden of your arduous and responsible While a mate rial progress has been made during tuo last two years in the correction of much remains to lie and the distinguished part yon liavo borne in the work of municipal reform in tho city of New York gives assurance thatnndor your auspices tho great Interests of tho State will bo vigilantly I tender you my sincere wish that your labors In the cause ot good government may bo as successful hero as they liavo been and tlmt your admin istration inay redound to your own honor and to the lasting prosper Iy of tho people of tho Both then bowed and then Gov ernor Tildon advanced a and addressed tho retiring Governor as follows GOVERNOR TILDENS OoviiiiNOR Dix It Is ho who has completed a period of distinguished pulillc service hav ing gathered all its has nothing loft to him hut to lay down Its burdens It Is ho who Is to bo truly congratulated on this I cannot stand Iu this hall to assume tho chief executive trunt of tho people of this now to ho transferred by without my thoughts turning on him ljilas your friend and and my who hold It in early man I caino hero to sustain his In tho Interval how vast and diversified have tho Interests become which aro under the guar dltmshtp of tho State To hulld up this great commonwealth in her pol ity and Institutions until they shall be come a greater blessing to all tho neoplo within her and an example worthy of imitation hy other Is a work far surpassing any object of human I had hoped to PUSH the coming winter in the cradle of ancient literature and In tho In which I undertake duties you have so honorably I understand that you find an opportunity to visit a portion of ovir own country not inferior ID natural advantages to the renowned climes of the Old I felici tate you on tho pleasures to which you nay look forward to by reason of your fortunate and beg to OSBUIO you that you and your accomplished lady and tho other members of your family will carry with you my warmest wishes for your happiness in thoso recreations and In all your General Dixs voice faltered once or twice dnring the delivery of his speech but when Governor Tildon came to address bis predeces sor ho seemed to have work to prevent his emotion from overcoming Two or three times ho while his eyes filled with and most of the spectators who were not familiar with the nature of tho man thought ha would break down Bur ing this ceremony tho staff of General Dix was standing in a line extending from the Clerks desk down towards tho and Governor Tildens staff was standing directly Tilden then took the Willers asking him which ho the old or the re penting in a steady voice the words of tho Secretary ot so help me thoi then took tho same and tho parties marched while Gilmoros band once inoro played Hail to the Governor Tildon re ceived tho congratulations of a largo number of citizens at tho Executive Chamber this and Pel ton received calls at tho Executive DEPARTURE OK EXQOVBIINOR At 2 oclock the Tenth escorted General Dix to tho Hudson Eiyer Hnilroad A large concourse of citizens flanked tho procession on either side and forced thoir way inside tho sur rounding the drawingroom car assigned to tho General and his Sullivans baud played several and as the General mounted tho stops of tho car throe cheers given for General Tho General raised his and bowed an Considerable delay ensued but just as the train was ready to start the General stopped out on the and spoke as follows GENERAL DIXS PARTINO FELLOWCITIZENS OF ALIIANV I thank you heartily for this generous I assure you I part with you with hut I fool that It IB not for all I hope to moot you aguln from time to tlino and renew tho pleasant rela tions whloh have always subsisted between And In bidding you I present you the compliments of tho and assure you It will give uio always grout pleasure to hoar of tho combined prosperity of yourselves and of your t A uiajorgonorals salute was given by Poobing Artillery as tho train moved NEW YBAES IN NEW THE ART OP GALLING AS PRACTISED IN TIIE CITY The Christmas turkey is already forgotten in the Now Years Now Years is a larger Even the man ivho sits without u Iblitury fire oau button up his put on a pair of pearlcolored and with a bit of paste board transport for onco into tho embrace of Society iu its turn will take him up quietly and and sot him down again with his mouth full of glaces and waistband his heart an opera air on his lips and a confused idea In bis head that this is an uncommonly rosy world to live Tho old Knickerbocker custom thus pleasantly per petuates itaelt through Ifiench gloss which later years have put upon goodwill which effervesces so generally on the birth day of tho now year expresses as does goodwill all the through the If yon love lot us oat and drink Woutor Ton Twiller and Dominie Bogardus drank full love draughts ol schnapps and broke houoyoakos from the substantial Dutch but cham coffee and chocolate eclairs are today pledges equally and probably not more In addition to tho eating and drinking which Pat MolloyJ would say is beautiful and tho French custom of bonbon boxes has wandered over Tho confectioners windows on Broadway have Bhone for the past week as inuny bued as rainbows woven at embroidered iu Painted tutiu plate and French up holstered as delicately as coffins or satin boo chocked arphed above coquettish miniature bound with gold aud other novel do viees save to hpld the sugared fancies which Fashion has decreed that the most undistin guished of any pretty girl can appro iately offer her on this With a days advance of blue uky overhead and firm footing New fork had reason to antici pate oldfashioned day in respect to its genorar it doesnt do to rely tag implicitly on the weather which General Meyer sendg and one of the things which no fellow could find out waa whether or no the skies would play some untoward ireftk the The rattling of thu eatts over the stones was for once listened to The young tho pBd the to heads trom their ftt the djanensatimj of t n ey pillows thapkJU providence wb ings vu accordance with their special moral Sure tho svin shono bright through tho sharp and the pave ment gave a healthy echo to tho Early enough our little in corded were darting hither nnd thither with flowers swathed cotton from tho nipping find gay bonbon By 11 oclock the streets were cleared and ready for action coupes and open and highstepping mounted har footmen and with not a eapo or cofekado mado tlio avenue then and a brilliant scene it Down the steps of highstoop houses smilingfaccd men liallglass having given the last assurance of toilets without on thoir fresh gloves as they walked uriskly Corners nerved for tho and eroups nnd couples consolidated there molted into different Tho ploasautest sight were the young bank accountants and junior with collars and shirt fronts perhaps a Iriflo as wlso was the calmness of their cm thoir way to pay tho nnnual visit to tho wife and daughters of President or Money bags on other They looked so innocent and yet bore about them an air of clanlike devo and stern sonso of loyalty which would not liavo ill become a Highlander or Wo to bo that a nervousness and uncertainty about the rela tive sizes of and feet besot them as they heard the whitegloved flunkey announce nnd that when fashions por after an agonizing shut behind with what freed spirits and fleet feet they went to sco the girls but at oven at 12 tho bank accountant or junior clerk has taken tho full measure of his sensa Hero and there a bit of color flushes out a solitary woman darts along like a wild bird on stranue and forbidden shores with tall and ankles clear of skirts she glides conscious that for today Broadway is not and Avenue forbidden Occasionally from doors swung wide open gay draperies Jescapo from beneath ermine flutter in the then disappear in tho ob scurity of to shino again among kindred finery in another part of wise the district over which society reigns was wholly abandoned to tho one The ministers and tho ladies divide the day between and tho popular clergyman rivals tho popular belle in the number if not the quality oi hisl Everybody goes to see tho Tireacher It gives the day a good sendoff to shako hands first with the Tho younger men go while tho dew is on the the brain tho heart Tho older members come bringing their who have new and a posy for tho Tho visit the juniors scud away to visit tho girls in tho Sundayschool class that sit oppo or wherever not too kind togirls and has given thorn the Bnt tho elders take it more until they are elbowed out by tho increasing tide of for everybody from the pillars of the tho heavy down to tho sexton and his It is an agreeable agree ably Ah I but it is a and the word takes the fine edge off tho New Years Day scarcely gathered to itsoll the full burden of its significance until tho ministers and the ancestral inheritance of friends had their Meanwhile tho ladies clustered in and perfectly blessed in free enjoyment of ravishing toilets set off against backgrounds of were receiving ponderous business friends and old fricnds of tho who have an incon venient memory for birthdays and an eye for the oysters and After these events youiiu men who have 200 calls to or possibly and who havo a special team engaged m carry ing their cards as an equiva lent for their they make their hurried appearance such speed and weight of duties do not give time for con versation worth But at least no ono lorgets to mention what number on his list no before ho has bowed himself out aud no young woman forgets toregister him as a as if he a penitentiary con Someway both imagine they aro having a particularly nice and count up thoir lists m the like the mer chant of counting up his and with all equally worthy sonso of satis This is tho Now Years we have como to Now Years flow ing with champagne and small talk as bountifully as Canaan flowed with milk and Sut thoro is another Now Years houses refined and as well as refined and cultivated peo ple whoso friends aro not reckoned iu and whoso ambition is not limited by tho decimal periods to which peo ple go return cheered and warmed by the interchange of good which moan something more than tlio compli ments ol the season and many returns of the Bnt with one and according to our January closed as aus piciously as it and today every body outers into tho Now Year all the bolter lor its cclohratiou THE MUNICIPAL MAYOH DELIVEIIB Ovuu HIB OITIOE TO MAYOR Anur OF VISITOIIH RECEIVED UY TUB Tho reception by Mayor Wlokham In the Hev ornors Room waa attended hy a large mmibcr of from 12 ocltuk until 1 oclock passed into tho room and extended the compli ments of tho season to the Mayor and to oxMayor who assisted at tlio Tho Mayor and his predecessor arrived at Mm City Hall at They at once entered the Mayors private where Vuuuo surreudared tho lelnsof tho City Government Into tho hands ot Mayor Tho attaches of the oilloe were then introduced to the new Mayor by After an exchange of courtesies accompanied by the proceeded to tlio Governors which was by the time they reached well ttlled citizens who were waiting to cxoud to tho Mayor a Now Year greet Captain aided by a squad ot found the crowd tn and the order to njaruh being the handshaking Vance occupied Uposition on tho loftot tho Among those who called wore Augustus Sheriff UudorBhorlCf John Police Commissioners and Dock Commissioners and Comptroller Deputy Comptroller County Audi tor Tax Receiver Qeneral Park Commissioner Excise Com missioners and Btluoi Aldermen Ly and Falconer Commissioner Van Nort and bis Deputy Deputy Corporation Counsel County Clerk Williuiu WiUih Mullor and Congress man Register Patrick Gen eral Pogtmustev James Guyler of Qie city delivery of the Post ot broncos conjimlsslonei James B Assistant Aldermen Krcps Jobusou of the ComuiUutouer Adums of the Department of eject CQleauaRoblusou Paptaii JFrenpis Pjjleieor Police Justices Ottor WaudeU ft Fumes Judge Justice ludge Superintendent Inptaln William Colonol John Coroner George Van Captain John Captain Isaiah anil General Durlntc tho hour occupied In tho Governors Room nearly three thousand persons paid their respects to tho and at tho time tho recop tlou closed hundreds of others wore anxious to do tho Tho reception was In every respect creditable to tho citizens and City every except tho Depart in and tho Flroand Charities was represented After the reception Mayor Wlckham returned to his private whoro ho remained until nearly when ho loft for his A hand some basket of flowers was presented to tho Mayor hy James and the Mayors and clerks were sworn In after the Mayor Wlckham said that ho had received Park Com Kissingers hut had not yet accepted also Bald that he would not actia tlio case of the Fire Coininisslonorn until ho hatt thoroughly examined tho report mado by the Commissioners of Accounts In regard to tho Fire THE SiiEitiFFs AND COUNTY CLERKS RECEP The offices of tho Sheriff were open for several hours In tho early part of tho and many politicians of all grades availed themselves of the opportunity to offer a general Happy Now Yoars to you all Sheriff Conner and County Clerk Walsh had united thoir hospitali ties in the ollco of tho whoro tables wore bountifully and huge masses of beef mul enormous turkeys tempted tho sharpness of tho outside air had sharpened to the keenest Most of the callers at the Mayors reception also stepped over to tho Sheriffs rooms before leaving tho At tho conclusion of tho cercmenles In ttio Governors DeputySheriff John Cumin extended Invitation to tho two mayors to stop ovor nnd test tho hospitalities at tho Ex Mayor Vance but Wtokham ac and spent a fowmomonta among a group of friends chatting in Sheriff Connors Tho stream of visitors kept up until a lato and when ovor the remains of the feast were distributed to a group of mendicants and hungry giving them also an opportunity of a Happy SEEING THE OLD YEAR WATCHNIGHT SEIIVIOBS AT THE MBTHODIST CnowujBD HOUSES AMONU Tin COLOUKD A number of the Methodist churohos liold WatchNight services on Thursday nlglifc At tho Seventh Street Methodist Church about ono hundred people Services began at 0 when tho William after offering up read selections from the books of Eccleslastes and Ho then gave out tho 570th be ginning with tho wellknown A charpo to keep I which was sun by tho Corblt preached from tho For what is a man prolltod if ho gain tho whole world and lose his own Tho small brick edifice occupied tho Zion African Methodist Eplncopal at 351 Bleecker was crowded to Its utmost ca pacity at tho midnight Two policemen wore stationed in tho vestibule and a colored sentinel at each tho latter making vain at tempts keep out the continually increasing The worship was conducted with groat vehemence ofj action and and was listened to by the spectators with mingled awe and suppressed THE DAY AT THK PUBLIC All tho departments found themselves much restricted in furnishing the usual NowYears Day owing to tho limited appropriations and tho small surplus ovor regular and neces sary Tho day passed off very liiietly at tho Tho usual faro was given to tho tho now Commissioners provid ing no extra Nor was any given in tbo institutions of tho Commissioners of Charities and At Ludlow Street Jail Warden Dunham his numbering about a good bill of whloh Included a plentiful supply of At Wards Island tho emigrants wcro given a substantial and a Christmas tree was BuppUcdjWlth gifts for tho young Ovor two hundred persons wcro fod at Castlo Gordon roast Commissioner Starr being Tho was presented with a set of resolutions hy tho em ployes upon leaving his At Bellovuo Hospital Warden Itronnan gave his patients a good dinner and allowed all friends to visit thoso that wcro In thu evening ho guvo au entertainment for thoso who were well enough to attend THE DAY IN Now Years was duly observed In Brooklyn There wero services In tho ohuruhos In the and atter that tlio streets wero crowded with In this rcsnuot thodiiy was different from any New Years Day in u long Tho streets were clean nnd and many dispensed with Tho cullers wero more numorons than they have boon in many Nearly all the public ortloluls received calls at their About II vu hundred pcrsous called on Hugh MoLivuglillu during tho and registered their names In an autograph Mayor Comptroller Powell aud other ofllcluls woro at tho City Hall for short tmio during tho aud wero visited by many personal and political Judges and Reynolds received their Jrloiida at thoir respective Tho Commissioners of Charity wero thp only public ofllclala that uiut They assembled at their rooms In Wllloughby and organized by electing Morris and Commissioner Midas THE DAY THE WHITE January The usual ro coptlou took place at tho Executive Mansion to foreign Cabinet judges of tbo Supreme army and navy and many others paying their respects to tho KALAKAVAINNEW H THE CELEBRATION AT NEW BEDFORD ENTIIUBIASTIO CROWDS ALONG TOE RAILROAD THE KING IN January programme for the entertainment of King at New Bedford today was successfully carried out lu all Its details and proved a grand thi populace generally turning out to do him honor The King abstained from spcoohmuliliig ivt tu public but in private mot all with Tho royal party left New Bedford at n md m this ulty Yia tho Providence at 0 Large crowds wero assembled a all the stations along the At Munsfleld a baud greeted bis arrival at tuo Tho Kluu and Governor Kupeun showud therneolves lipuu the pluUoiui uua ware received wltU eu tuueluBUc royal party aro quartered at tho Rovoro and will ronjaijiju the city all YlsJUfnf vn WHERE TWO MET THE DIRECT FORTUJTKS AMD MISKQHTUNES OP TUB CAnMSSJIII THE ARBIBTANT or TONER AND DHMARKST AND ITS AND A Board of Assistant Aldormon with only two members may seem to ho an but ac cording to Patrick Toner and William backed by Counsellor It Is a Tho charter of 1873 ordered that tho death of the Board of Assistant as a co ordinate branch of the Common should take January To this Toner and Demarcst took and when tho election In November last took placo tho former caused some votes to bo cast for him an a candidate for Assistant Alderman In tho Twentieth Assembly while the latter did the same in tho Fifteenth Tho votes woro thrown out by tho Board of County but Toner aud Dcmarcst formed a Bort of Assistant Alder manic and retaining the services of Counsellor concluded to assert thoir aud show tho people that tho example ot tho three tailors of Tooloy street had not boon set in They resolved to rush into having no fear of judicial decisions before their couuoilmaulo urged their legal ad who hy this time had warmly espoused thoir to Institute Lot it bo remembered that tho proceedings wero Insti and also that tho flrm of Tonor and Demurest at onco begun to occupy tho uttcntlou of tho litigious said Tonor to lltustok to the uther althurmun aboot said Dcumrcat Well havo tho matter theres no trouble about Whereupon Couunellor Wolff picking up a law book read with sonorous voice and In forensic stylo an extract from tho constitution as both Toner and Domarost unanimously ad settled Tho uoxt Important movement on tho part of Toner and Demarcst was to outer tuo presence of Judge of the Marino before whom they took tho Assistant Aldermaulc and hissed tho To tho Mayors ollloo did Toner uud Doniarost tlion Thoy filed their oaths with tho Clerk and proud with tho consciousness of duty thus far well A lull that three days and ben came to which dato tho old Assistant Alderman had Shortly after 12 oclock Tonor and Domarest appeared In tho chamber of tho of Assistant They took and looked as If they wore de termined to hold They woro accompanied by their Indefatigable Patiently did they wait for tho board to come to As sistant Alderman Healy looked In for a and then suddenly Then came his Ko nnd but tho needed quorum failed to como to A Bliadow us of sadness settled down upon tho firmof nnd and was tolt even by Counsellor During tins dark Aldurmau Rollly and Deputy Tux Coinmlsstonor Poter Gittespio entered tho chamber and condoled with tho unhappy co This act of kindness was acknowl edged by tho Junior member of tho aud the owner of a gorgeous diamond who Whft you juat road tho and you will scq the truth of what tho great OConnoll onco that there never was a law passed In England that had not a Haw in it big enough to a coach and four right square plump through Were golijig to assort our Tho charter Is it is uncon and among all emiiicjit lawyers whom wo havo iconsultcd about tyio matter there Is only otio and tlmt aud 1 aro constitutionally elected Assistant Tho orator said much but his speech can not bo given in Sullioo it to say that Tonor aud Counsellor Wolff nodded at tho end of every As for tho old Assistant tliov retired to a room adjoining thoClerks and then with closed doors discussed tho situa and resolved to meet on Monday uoxt and organize for tho Toner aud Domarest woro not admitted to tho Whether this pleased or displeased the firm or not Is not but this can ho that Counsellor Wolff promptly sat down at a and after running his right hand several times through his composed tho following January To JIls Honor the Mauor of New Sin Tho undersigned Assistant elected at tho lute election In tho Fifteenth and Twentieth Assembly and Assistant Aldermaulo pursuant to duly qualified and llled their outlm or and that on tho 1st of January at 12 oclock noon they assem bled Iu the hull lit tho Board of Assistant Aliler that tho olcotorsoftlioolliornliio toen districts hud apparently fulled or neglected to elect AnBJBtunt Aldormon from their respec tive and thoro nolug no quorum wcro unable to organize said Therefore tho undcrBlgued members of said Board of Axelstant iu ardor that thoro shall hot bo an Interrupted government aud that tills city shall not bu without a legally constituted Common most respectfully domand that as tho nxecutlvo of tbe city otllclally notify the proper olllcor of tho fauto herein sot in order that u special election may bo hold in tho said Assistant Aldermaulo dlH trims to nil tho vacancies Assistant Aldorman Fifteenth Assembly Dis PATRICK Assistant Alderman Twentieth Assembly Dis With great alacrity was tho State paper signed by Toner and and with noticeable quickness was U placed in tho of Mayor who wan so busy at thu time that ho could not give tho message that scrlotiB consideration to whloh all candid oitl Kens will admit it seems to bo Jimt what ho will do about It no not oven the film of Tonor and prompted by their faithful Iflgal can At all It Is tho opinion of tho members of thin romurkahlo copartnership notwithstanding the fact thoy did not yesterday organize tho their salaries have begun to and will BO continue to do until tho term for which thov wore oleetojl to serve us municipal legislators shall havo ex Counsellor Worn shares In their t MUNICIPAL Tho Aldermen will toduy meet aud adjourn General Jones took charge ot tho Registers ofllco at noon The now Board ol Estimate aud Apportion ment will probably meet on Tuesday Tho dismissals Iu tho olllco of tbo Department of Tuxes aud Assessments aro those Deputy Tux Commissioners George Stephen aud and TKOVlOjEB Iff 1UH INDIAN Indian January We aro mo mentarily expecting an attaokfrom Ross uud his AU tho women iiud children ore aboard tho passenger ready to pull qut at a mo mouts Tho Kansas Texas pUBueiiKor train Is being and It is Feared that It has overhauled by the They number 800 wellarmsd mostly full Scouts report ttiew wltUlu twenty miles ot this Troops are badly lu tcuHO exeltemout prevails aud trouble U uutlol as there are men arriving hourly from the lower part of tho uatlou reporting brutal mur ders all alouiz the Hue ot tuelr march The Plus did not uttook us lust night as was uro reported to be twelve milen from aud mniimg Almost ovory wblto person bus left the and the proba bilities ore that there will uut po woman qr child here at 13 oclock Thoy uuiubttr about Bovoutyllvo well FurtUor andujpio reliable reports sivyttiePuis me 100 EVW Person lott a tlon south of and tuo Cherpkecs ro4uug Grand are Into town by Au advance KuanJ W Iu hilt bpiu W tuoof Wo TUB WORK NOW PROGRKSSING FAVOR NEWFOUNDLANDERS DE TERMINED TO BREAK UP TUB CABLE MONOPOLY AND SECURE CHEAP IHLECt RAPHY THE NEWLY DISCOVERED GANDER RIVER FROM ODR OWN December laying of tho cable of the Direct United States Cable Company has been at tended with groat owisg entirely to tho lato period at which operations were begun off the Irish and the cable ship Faraday has mot with the most ornel bnffet ings of On the 5th of the ships being short of coal and pro visions bore for where tW arrived early on tho morning of December Tho utmost activity was used in coal ing by relayg of men working aay and but owing to tho imperfection of our appliances for putting coal on board large steamers the Faraday could not be got for sea till tho 10th On that flay aho sailed for Conception and having taken up tho loop oi the cable was laid temporarily within tho waters of the bay in July she bopan paying out on tho evening of tho 17th toward tho spot the lost end of tho cable The Far aday will lay 160 miles of tho heavier cable Irom the mouth of Bay then buoy the and with the Ambassador will proceed to grapple for tho end lying at the bottom of tho Should she succeed in recovering it and uniting it with tho buoyed tho connection between live and Ballinskiiligs in will then bo and the Direct Company will commence nil their arrange ments being It is understood that tteir tariff will bo a great reduction on that of tho Anglo and as the latter will be com pelled to come down to tho same the public will the benefit of cheap teleg Tho now will have one disadvantage to contend The monopoly being still in force their cable cannot as yet touch the shores of Newfound land and a cable working from Ireland to Kova Scotia a distance of will have a third less transmitting power than one landed will soon bo The Canadians aro thoroughly roused and angered by the cool to which Lord has treated in sending book then1 act intended to kill this with a recommendation for Their blood is and they aro now deter mined to make tho act a law at the earliest pos sible and as tho Imperial Government have loft thorn to settle the matter as they lease tho monopoly may bo regarded as iy the month of or the Direct Company will be able to land their cablo Meantime the Faraday and Ambassador are out amid the wintry struggling hard to complete the They ure coaled and provisioned for two tho Faraday having taken on hoard hero tons of coal and tho Ambassador The daunt less won at tho head ol tho expedition aro de termined to persevere as long as a shadow of hope Should they tho only effect will bo to delay tho completion of tho cable laying till May or Juno Captain commander of the has proved him self a very able Had not the Fara dnjbeen detained by bad weather so long on tuo JSTova Scotia in the early part of the laying tho first two sections of the tliero can be littleidonbt but the work liwo been completed months A cable miles in by far thebest yet laid across the wants by this tinip only 150 miles to unite the two Should tho work he under sudh un favorable it will bo tho most as tonishing performance iu cablelaying yet ac TUB RIVAL COMPANIES IN The spirit in which tho Anglo Company guard tlioir valuable monopoly maybe gathered from tho paltry vexations action be gun by iu our law against the Direct because they temporarily budged the end of their cable in tho waters of Conception three niilos from tho The Anglo directors oudeayorod to show that this was a violation of thoir and obtained a lim ited Tho how were not disposed to acquiesce in this and solicitors here to apply to tho Supreme Court lor a dissolution of the The case was hoard a few days agobefore the Su premo andjudgment bo given probably within the iioxt Should it bo adverse to tho Direct Company they will carry tho by before the Privy Council oi In thoir answer they deny that tho Supremo Court has any jurisdiction at tho place where thoir cable was and they also deny that tho professed amalgamation tho and Newfoundland companies was Field mid tho original shareholders of tho Newfoundland company have made a hand some thing out the grants obtained hero from our reckless legislators in They obtained on amalgamation in Anglo and a further sum of is vested for them In the baud of to bo with in pro vided tho Newfoundland Government should not exprcisii the right of preemption up till that Thoy have taken good care that there shall bo no exercise of preemption by getting Government completely under thiir nnd aiding them iu carrying the This is not Tho New foundland alter making this excel lent retained thoir land grants of 100 square valued at The Anglo have boon They pay this puortnousurico for monopoly rights here which tho Canadian act will render utterly Meantime foreseeing tho evil day for tho has sold all bin shores at a good TUB OANDKR RIVER In my letter of October 1C I referred to tho discovery by our geological of a splendid traet of country along the banks of the Gander Elver and Gander which he informs us is unsur passed for agricultural and lumbering pur He has rcoentty addressed a letter to His Excellency Sir Stephen Governor of the in wbiah he gives fuller details of this flno Ho estimates tho whole area drained by the Gander Klyer at aqutoe miles and ho says that of 500 miles are worthy of being laid out us timber limits which an immense lumber trade could be carried on At various parts of the lake ho saw graves of pine the of varying from nine to the stems and running up to and in some to The faoilitjies for lumbering tlijs nefflyrdisoovdred region he The normal suj face of the lake is only fifty above the level of the sea so that the slight rapids mot with present no difficulty says might easily bo cleared at comparatively small in the sballower ports of Ibe by wmoh logs could he rafted or driven to the sea at Gander Bay j by the construction ol three four wall looks steamers or craft of considerable stee mteat have ingress to the great Fwn wo eastern of the lake the the dwtanjjg Wt exceed nine and the rnwwjW level p tho being ow 160 09 nuwewitbt out more oleaihw up ttie wfaw vhere f The wwtnatiro pf fljg w welt w oavw head wlapUxl for booming ca be ;