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World (Newspaper) - May 21, 1879, New York, New York NEW YORK MAY TERMS ONE DOLL4R A THE COTTON MARKET A MORNING ADVANCE OF 50 POINTS FOLLOWED A HEAVY PANDEMONIUM IN THE EXCHANGE BULLS AT THE SOUTH ENItlCHEDBY NORTHERN The Cotton Exchange was again In a ferment of excitement yesterday and tho fluctuation were so violent that tho old house of Blrnle of 70 Beaver was forced Into temporary Very few btokcrs had suspected that Ibo house was embarrassed and tho Exchange be came pandemonium whcu the following notice was posted at NEW May J Atlfi 1urk Cotton we beg yon to Inform tho members of tho Exchange that we are unable to meet our liabilities Yours BIKNIB A During tbe early morning hours tho market had been rampant and had advanced 50 points a point Is 1100 of a cent In tho price per pound from last Dlgbts As soon as the failure was an nounced it tumbled 40 eventually closing Irregular and unsettled at 43 points advance on con The transactions wero almost unprece reaching tho enormous total of It was generally known here that llirule had become associated with a po9 that had been short of the market for several though It Is not clear that tlio tcnlor who lives in was ad vised of tho extent ot those The advance In future contracts has been so sudden and large that tho drain for ready money to meet tho market differences was and Williams sought for an explanation both by letter and tele graph lost Tho heavy losses that threatened the flrm brought Williams to New Uo arrived Sunday A consultation was between the two partners on Monday Williams thought that tho market warranted tbe closing of all but Blrnle was of opinion that it would bo wiser to remain ou thu short side of tho Williams referred to the rapid and determined If tlio market should after yesterday be as wild as It had been for the past few days he would notify tho Ex change of tho Inability of tho flrm to meet Its engage The market opened more erratic than ever and tlio luspcnslon was accordingly The liabili ties arc estimated at of which the differ ences on about bales of future contracts that are open amount to These losses will fall temporarily upon the larger houses as most of tho smaller brokers have cut their very cljso to tbe It was expected that tho failure might Involve a number of weak brokers who had acted In behalf of Birnlo but all of them weathered the The principal houses which nave executed the contracts for Birnlo are Wurlcy Charles and Henry Some large houses were em but aro fully One flrm had nuuglr some arrival cotton In the Liverpool market for Blrnle and tho profits on these transactions fully counterbalance the differences in this Tho heaviest creditors aro Lehman Biothers with claims of between and and Domicll Tho latter said that ho bad every confidence In tho stability ol tho aud believed that ho would eventually bo paid In Another prominent creditor said that Williams had decided to pay tho liabilities lu but that this would Involve the dissolution of tho and that the money would come out of the lector mariners private It Is expected that an early settlement will bo made as tbo flrm has In hand In United States bonds and other convertible The firm Is of old and was rated as worth George Williams was originally of the llrm of Williams of Ho moved to Charleston In 1881 and established the house of George Will lams with himself as senior and Edward Williams and Holllngonmth as associate mem Later on William ion of Presi dent of the South Carolina was ad mitted Into tho Up to tbe outbreak of tho war tbe house was reputed to have amassed a large cap Williams accumulated a fortune In cotton during tbe and in 1800 determined to open branch bouse In New York and sent bis Edward lo manage When that gentleman retired In 1870 Birnlo took his and the flrm was changed to of New York and George Williams of lu addition to a cotton factorage busi ness tbe latter houso had very extensive connec tions In tho guano and grocery Last fear tbe flrm was George Williams and William Blrnle remaining the solo Tbe failure of the New York house will not altect the standing of the Charleston All the con will have to be settled at the average price of which waa 14 cents for July and lor For the past five years there have been no of any magnitude on tho Cotton The dally fluctuations have up to this season been con fined within narrow Most of tbo prominent bouses have controlled the market with their cap but when the visible supply became so reduced three months ago a wild bull speculation wag Tbe Southern were the first to grasp tho aud colossal fortunes aro reported to have been made The prom inent New York houses wero mostly caught short of the and have been fighting Che advance ever It la reported that two firms bad to make a private settlement with their cred last week and that another is As an Instance of how the cotton speculation has spread all over the It higjtated that a cotton faoor ot thooilWday seeing his oillce twelve years he paid a salary of ft a wltb a ISO suit of clothes ques tioned him did you get the money 1 I didnt stesl replied tbo boy I bought one hundred bales of futures In New And what would you have done If the market had gone against my boy 1 It was a replied tho Many large ot money have been taken market by New and In the It Is reported that several operators have netted apiece by this seasons specu A FAMOUS COTTON IBB CHBBVBRLAMAB SUIT BEFORE TUB SUlREME GENERAL The General Term of the Supremo court heard argument yesterday upon an appeal by tbe plaintiff fiom Judgment rendered upon tbe report of tbe present Judge as1 In favor of the In the case of George ad ministrator of against Gaiawoy de executor of Gazaway In 1880 Cheover and Gazaway Lamar formed a partnership with Charles Lamar for tho purpote of telling guano In tbe Southern and toni ot that article were sent JSonth and sold on credit to to be paid for In The breaking out of the war of tbe rebellion put end to the aalei and much of the guano remained at Savannah and waa mined by Tbe notti given by the planters wero not paid and tbe Joint transaction wai almoit a total Cheever and Charlei Lamar went Into tbe Coaledeiate army and were serving In the Held In Lamar pild for substitute lo take tbe place of Oheever and formed a partnership with him lor tbe purchase of cotton In the Confederate Lunar furnished the cap ital and the and M purchased tbe cotton and lent it to Lamar for La mir waa brought In u Oheever died lu The cotton lie had bought was kept itorad uulU after when a great part of It wis lelied by and lulppea to New York to the late Simeon wbo told It for the Thli sale occurred after the proolimaUon of peace by President and after the Treasury Department bad Initruoted agents not to touch any more Lauiur attempted by proueni of law to replevin1 the cotton and wai incited by the military tried by a courtmartial and sentenced to prison for Interfering wltb tbe United and a pris oner mine Old Capitol Pruion at Washington a loig Atteiwardi be Instituted a lult In the court of Claims and In succeeded In re his ogalnst whom the suit was JUDGE Thorefetei found ai thu fine of Cnecvtri in the excess ot advances made by Lamar on account of the guano partnership over all amounted to all of which was paid by and that there were no tcmainlng rothat Cheever owed Lamar one third of that being and owed be sides on tho cotton transactions on which amounts the Interest up to footed making a total of SB In Chccvers share of tho moneys recovered from the United States Government was which taken from the due on tho gnano transac tion left Cheever Indebted to Lamar in tho sum of on which the Interest to the date of tho referees amounted to making a total of for which Judg ment won Ono of the Items of expenses was paid to tlenjamln Butler as counsel The Court reserved Its PACKERS FUNERAL HIS lilSIlOP LITlLEJOIffFS ADMONISHING TUB CLERGY TO DHKKNUTIIE OLD DOGMAS TflE The annual convention of the Episcopal Church of tho Diocese of Long Island was opened yesterday In the Church of tho Holy Trinity at the corner of Clinton and Montague Among tho clergymen present were tho Noah Hunt Charles Twlng and Drowne and tho Ferklni and Leon Among the lay delegates were Henry Judge Cor William Floyd Jones ami Tno subject of Bishop Llttlejohns charge was The Helatlons and Uses of the Doc trines of Our Holy There were certain changes In tho system of he which were the result of a belief held by some persons out side of the Church that there was nothing In tno dogmas of religious and of the belief held by persons In the Cnurcu that there was nothing to clltg to but the divinity of Speaking of those who had yielded to the overtures of colltd ho said that It should bo as sumed that they did not give up any of their old opinions without reasons satisfactory to them drift of the carried awav that which one of these persons wished to retain os well as wha he wished to one of the most plausible reasons advanced for widening the discussion of religious dogmas Is the assertion that all that is tolld in theology Is made more so by being Much more of the human ele ment lias iietu Introduced Into theology recently thnn It can contain at any and the Bishop sug gested that much of the trouble of tho present day might be due to The dogmas have a hold on the human mind which cannot be easily shaken and tliey should not be given up as All thu sap Imn not yet been pressed out of Bishop Llttlcjohn said that truths which aM to bo tsught mnet be properly stated and that the great Apostle to the itntllcs was tho most dog miitlc of teachers and yet tho great est of It was a pin of his greatness that he Insisted most on lae doctrines which were offensive to thogo ho The Church begins to weaken In her missionary power as soon as sentiment Is substituted for The ppirlt and fashion of tho time are with those op posed to and the atheism of tho day hates doctrines and creeds because tho atheist believes that dogmiH are not Preaching HcnllmcnluliGts cieato a laugh by preachlug a religion which if true would Justify the laughter and the scorn ef Bishop Llttlejohn closed his charge with an admonition to tho clergy to defend tho tiiuchoijorcd dogmas of the Church against the attacks of the HOcalled modern There were sessions of the convention In tho morning and Tho convention of the Diocese of Northern New Jersey met in Newark The services were conducted by the Iutnatu ami Ktarkey and the sermon was preached by tho who at tho close spoke of tho regret of the convention at the absence of Bishop who Is Resolutions of regret were adopted at tho afternoon Tho ser mon In the evening was preached by tho of Grace New Bishop Oden heimcrs charge read today by tlie TWO THOUSAND PEOPLE FOLLOWING REMAINS TO THE MAUCH CHUNK The funeral of Judge Aea Packer drew a company people to Munch To accommodate the large number of railroad men and personal friends In tho two cities special trains were run lo the city In tho mountains from Phila delphia and from New The train from this city was placed at tho disposal of Judge Packers friends by the officers of tno Central Hallroad of New and at 10 oclock left Jersey City to run In ihroe and a half hours over tho 126 miles between this city and Manch There were abont 120 Including Senator of llcrgcn County General President of the Pennsylvania Coal Company exSenator Treasurer of tho Central Railroad of New Jersey of tho Erie road Rufus Senator President of the Thomas Iron Company Colonel Super and Assistant Super intendent of the road of tho Pennsyl vania Railroad Wright of Colonel John Vicepresident of the New Jersey Central Colonel Elizabeth Jctfic the banker President of the United Railroads of New and Anthony Re ceiver Lathiop was unaulc to araotnptny tho parly being seriously The train reached Mauch chunk at The Pennsylvania Railroad train om Philadelphia arrived at about tho srjue tltuu with seven cara while another train fiom llelli lelitm btought and all the SENTENCED FOlt KATE COBllS COCONHPlItATOK INDIFFER ENTLY PLEADING TO rumor that Wesley who was Jointly Indicted with Kate Cobb for the murder of her desired to change his plea received continuation today In the fact that ChiefJustice whom tho law requires to sit with the Superior Court Judge In capital was Judge Culver alone was on tho benon when Blenop was brought Bishop looked inucli as lie did when ho appeared on tho stand four months gaunt and When Judgo Culver took his seat tho Slate Attorney moved that Bishop be allowed to make a new This being Bishop was arraigned and answered In a lifeless manner Giillly of murder In tho second Llpnltt In behalf of Bishop addressed tho Ho earn Cobb had been the principal In the con spiracy to murder and that It would have been Impossible to convict her without Bishops Waller for the State sup ported the motion from a sense of as he and not Irom considerations of pity or economy of time or Judgo Culver accepted the remarking that had he heard tho proposition now for the llrst time he would have deliberated over the Ho saw llttlo difference between the penalty of death and Impris onment for and did not feel that great leniency was being Had thcro been a trial and a verdict there might have remained a doubt of Bishops He was glad that the law left no discretion In Imposing the Bishop was then condemned to imprltonment for and received the sentence with limp The audience showed llttlo and soon Bishop will be removed to Wetherslleld at an early pupils of tlio mining school established thcro by Juugo The stores In tho town wore all The hour of the funeral was set for 2 and by that time the grounds of tho Packer mansion were On the piazzas and in the house the nearest friends ot Judge Iacker were 1hc body lay m a blackcovered coffin In thu largo dutwlngioom and tluough this room tho procession of frlcuiis filed for an hour or There wcro many workmen and minebosses mingled with directors aud officers ot railroad Many ladles were there At the hour named for the service Bishops De Wolfe Howe and William Bacon Stevens took places at the head of the bier and began the reading of the Episcopal service for the They wero clad In full robes and beside them as as sistants were the of Toledo tlie of Marks Maucli Chunk Henry of Grace New York of Bethlehem of but formerly of Maucli Chunk the of Union and the Samuel of The lust named was a ecclesiastic who had officiated at the marriage of Judge Packer llfty jcats apo last lie was present also at the celcbtution of Judge Packers gofucn Tho service the procession to the grave WHS During the reading tho ram hud been but wilhthe benediction the sun shone The graveyard sou the hill overlooking tin valley in which the house Tho grave was dug in the corner of the graveyard ou the brow of thu A few hundred yards before the spot down the slope was the Iacker The Htrcams fur below dashed and foamed by the margin ot the while long black lints of trains wound ant twisted on tho bonds and curves of the inouutaln or disappeared uiouud the end of tlio valley tc the city markets The widow and her two Packer and her daughter Miss and tho two danghterbiu wore at tho and O Stearns was present with his who was an adopted daughter of Judge Llndcroan and his family were also the Llndemen lads In the bilght uniform of the ding Sing which they who In a had married a daughter of tho Among tho uopaeivs aud nieces present wero Ruthtiun and and of New London and of and a brother of with his Of cousins there wero present of New Yoik and of New and aud of The pallbearers accompanying the body from the house to tlio grave were General Joseph Patter George Charles VicePresident of tho Lehlgh Valley of Bethlehem Broil Superintendent of tho Lehlgh Valley Railroad Henry cx1rcslilcnt of Bethlehem Col lege Congressman Superln ttudtnt ol the Lehlgn Navigation Company Henry of Eat ton Samuel ot Wllkcsbarro Gcorgo of Philadelphia of Fred of Wllkesbarre James of Towanda All red of Bethlehem George Thaycr and Ac companying tho bearers wore of Philadelphia exIrcsldent of thu Schuylklll Canal and President franklin of tho Heading HIE LAST YElO GROESBECKS BODY FOUND AN UNANSWERABLE POINT MADE BY KNOTT AGAINST THE VERMONT SENATOR TAKES AN ALMOST UNKNOWN STEP TO DELAY MCDONALDS May Legislative bill paired the Senate today and now goes to the Hoiine for Tho debate today was marked by a strong ppcecli by Senator of on Louisiana Kellogg songht but failed to secure an opportunity to No programme for the future lias been reports to the con trary Proctor Knott has about prepared hla report on the second veto message and will perhaps lay it before his committee It will at any rate be rcaclv to report to tho House by tho time llmt tho Judiciary Committee Is called In regular It will not be possible to get the report In as a privileged and there aro some thirty committees having priority over that on tho but only a few of them will have bills lo so tliut Knott may have his opportunity In a few Tho report will bo a very stroug document and will thoroughly revlow the Presidents position In the tno One of tho points and one winch Is considered unanswerable and com Is Hits Edinundss veto was largely nascu on the ground that life interference bill sus pended during election day and at the polls all tho existing statutes empowering thu Presi dent to use tho troops to enforce Federal The answer is that tlie criticism Is but that the act of now on the does preciHCly Under the law as it now stundd theliesldent cannot use the troops except to repel the annul tncmieH of the United States and to keep the peace at the BO that with or without the bill which Emnuuda vetoed the President bus no power to use the lioops to enforce tho Federal laws on election day and at the This shows the uollonncss of the Presidents professions that he would HIKU a bill limited tu the prevention of thu use of to keep thu peace at mo McDonald attempted to Introduce a bill In tho Senate this morning thu practical effect of which would be lo restore the law as to tlio Presidents power to use the troops In tho States us It stood bu tore it embiucei a poese comitutus clatixu ami n peais all laws regulating the manner of holding elections for Representatives in In this way Is met the objection to the present IHJSHC coml tatns which 19 as the posse comltatus is to be caliMl upon when expressly authorized by act of und an tlio act of CO authorizes tho use of troops to keep the peace at tho the dlilloultf of which the Democrats complain is uot Edmunds oujectcil to the Introduc tion of tlie fill without so that It goes ovtr until until which day the Senate has ad This is thu drat time since thu war that such an objection has been and a gentleman who has been connected with tho Senate more titan ytars says that he remembers ouly two similar obji once when Chase Introduced a bill o repeal tno fugitive slave law and at another time when Ncwurd attempted to introduce a FATE OF THE WAUNER SILVER May Warner Silver bill was so amended In the House today that Its final defeat seems Its friends secured an adjournment In contusion with a view to an in formal conference to decide what shall be dono with The only motion which now remains In order U that to recommit the During tho votes on the sections un amendment proposed by Fort to give the Government thu buuuflt of the was voted down und the third BCctiou providing for tree coinage was then adopted by a bare maturity of three Soon thereafter an amendment to the fouith section with the effect of giving the Government tho seiHorago was Thu inten tion of reconsideration was liieu mado by tliu friends of the measure and The result of this was to fasten the amendment to tho freo colnsgc thereby antagonizing tho support ers of an absolute free who want tho profit of It to go to the owner of tho If the bill therefore reaches a vote In Its present shape t will ho FLOATING IN THE NORTH RIVER WITH NO liXTKKNAL SIGNS OF About 8 oclock yesterday morning an officer at tached to the Leonard street Police Station found the body of a man about sixty years old floating In Iho water at pier It appearance corresponded with tlio description of Colonel John who disappeared In April from the Fifth Avcnne An cmply envelope was found In onooftho The Ink wax almnet entirely washed but the outlines of the nanin Oroenbeck could bo made The gold slccvcbuttons wore stamped and the Barno Initials wero en graved upon a gold ring on ono of tho The pold watch and chain which Colonel Grocsbeck IK said to have had when he disappeared was A new revolver of largo and an ugly looking knife wero also found ou tho Deputy Coroner Goldschmlcdt after tho Identifica tion made a careful external examination of tho but failed to find any marks ot Death hatl apparently been caused by drowning and the believing that to be tho granted a certificate of An Inquest will bo held In a few The body will be taken toClnclnnail for ExCongressman Groes beck was notified of Its and directed his son who Is In this city to lake charge of the Colonel Oroosbcck left tho Fifth Avenue Hotel April going out somewhat suddenly after break lie told tho bead waiter that ho was going After leaving the lintel he went down visited a brokers olllcc In Wall street and played a friendly game ot cards with one of the Ho appeared then to bo In good At QO ho was Rein on Wall stiect and In the evening up The following Monday he woe seen and recognized at a hoicl near Fort by a waiter who had formerly been In the Fifth Avenue Hotel and who Imd attended him The waiter shook hands with him and says Colonel Grocsbeck ap peared lo bo In There all trace of him was lost and tho theory of the dctcotlvcs who wuo searching for htm wan that he had wandered away to some Isolated part of the island and com muted suicide by shooting It Is not prob able that ho committed suicide or fell accidentally Into tho witter ncur Fott because In WHAT IS GOING ON that lose the body would have been carried out to He purchased 11 loaded It And put It lu his pocket when ho leaving box ofcurt III L WIIUII 1IU IIIU IIUA II UUll rldgiB which he had bouuht with the weapon In his room at the Tho biwle knlln wan purchased after he left the A verdict of death by ilronmng will probably be all the Coroners jury will airlve Colonel Groenbcck belonged to a family well known In tho recent history of the United He was born In wa4 a lawyer by profession and together with his brothers and sinters received a hanilFome fortune at the death of his Ono ot his brothers wus Wlllkuut formerly a member of a member ot tho Monetary Conference which met In Europe last year and one lime a candidate for the Ono of Ills BIHCIB wan married lo Fighting Joe unolher was married to nt aficr whom the Bnrnct HOIIHO of city was and a third waa thu first wife ot Thomas of At tho breaking out of tho rebellion Colonel Groesbeck took command of an Olilo and till bravery at tho battle of Hluloh gained for him tho pratso and tho personal friendship of Central Ho married a Hiss of aud liad a now fourteen years ot who lives with her grand mother In Ho held llttlo connection wit It hlH relatives In ptobubly because of differing political und ho dovotctl his leisure during the summer cutircly to tho companionship of his who came Kast with her graudmotnor once a Colonel Grocsbeck speculated moderately In Wall street and was known as a conservative op orator but he lost nearly all of his money lu tele graph stock in and after that tlmo had no cer tain He continued to frequent Wall street although hnhad little money to and at tlie tlmo of his It was noticed that ho seemed to bo In He left all of his effects in his room at the Colonel liocsbcck was slxtrthrco yours ot was six feet two inches tall and had a high forehead and keen blue Ho was slow of speech but was a good conversationall st especially on the subject of the civil HEAVY FAILURES IN ENGLAND AND THE ERIE FLOOD9 IN THE FRENCH RADICALS AND THE MINIBTRYTHK RUS SIANS LEAVING May cotton mann facturer of has failed with liabilities of of Mlil has failed with liabilities of It h thought that tho recent heavy failures In tho Iron trade may compel ono or two private banks to transfer their busi ness to larger Solte A merchants In the Spanish trade at 10 have Tolak and Symonfl both of have failed In consequence of the failure of tho Afilcaanlssho Tho liabilities of tho latter will fall heavily on the Mclnlngeu tno Darm stadt Bank and the Bank of One of thn directors of thn Afrlcaanlschc Uandclsvcroenlgmir tried to commit suicide at but was un it Is expected that his extradition will be Another dlrccor has fled to Spain with his Ho was a man of great commercial and financial In a member of the First chamber and one of the leaders of the Liberal HIGH WATER IN THE May correspondent of the who hns Just Journeyed the length of tho Danuho from Glurgcvo to telegraphs that the river Is very At Belgrade It In fully twenty miles Nearly all the Austrian villages between IVsin and Rozlas havo watorln the Riverside Inhabitants Informed him that the water Is already within two feet of l he highest point recorded andia still The floods continuing FO late In thu season must cause great damage to the All gram not within reach of tho water Is looking AMNESTY IN May Radical Deputies having considered the answer of Minister Lo Roycr to their to tho effect that the Government would grant not lo tho of tno havo resolved to move on Satur day that the Chamber regrets hat tho Ministry has uot carried out the provisions of the Amnesty law more In conformity with the spirit of that May Tho Timni Paris despatch soys that Iho debate on Saturday protnlsos to ba tlio tinning point In tho history ot the and to ntinw a distinct division of the Left Into Moderates and RUSSIANS EVACUATING May mcmbcrn of tho Commission will leave ou Saturday for preceding Governor Aleko Pasha whoso departure la delayed to allow Genera Blolyplne time to remove his Gen eral Slolyplno has replaced all tho Kusslaim In tho udmlnlPtrallon or Roumella with native who will hold oltlco pending Iho ar rival of Aleko The Russian evacuation will probably bo completed before the appointed 1I1S OSflKllAL SKCRETA May tho conference of Gen eral Secretaries of tho Young Mens Chris tian Association thla morning a num ber ft brethren wero questioned on the Ir experience In tbo At the afternoon SOB sion the following Committee was for the ensuing Chicago Canada Chicago was clioien as the place of meeting m and the conference adjourned sine The blennal International Convention of the association A large number of have TUB ASSAULT Ot FRANK May Tbe Grand Jury presented day to tbe Court of Common Pleas an Indictment againit William of tno flrm of Carry fruit and fish for an assault wltb a dan gerous weapon upon Frank a newspaper A paragraph referring indirectly to Carry was published In a paper with whlou Harris bad no connection anl Carry mistaking tho corre spondent called Harris Into bis cloiod the door and with scarcely a word of warning struck him a violent blow on tbe bead wltb a large atlck which in flicted an ugly wbo testified before the Grand stated that HirrliBhat saved hn Capias bai been Issued for Carrys A LITTLE GIRL KTOSBD TO May a number qf children were at play Sunday In tbe nunnery grounds In He a tenj earold daughter of Good si eed picked np a ball which several boys had been Upon refusing to return It to one of the boys eeveial ot them pelted her with one of blob struck ber on the causing death early this Two of the Edward Reardou and Thomas each aged nine were at retted on a charge of aud were yesterday held to HOW A MOO SAW AX May special despatch to tbe Trffiunt from Omaha tayi that Orlando wbo In July last murdered and robbed George was banged today at About half an hour before tbe execution a mob tore down the Inoloiure around tbe scaffold and quietly wit nessed the proceeding to tbe Caasler asserted on tbo uanold that be wai Innocent aud that bla life had been iworu He cool and re ilgned and tbe cue was United Statei and gAttlTAKf MSFOHX IS HEW NKW Hay Auxiliary Sanitary began to systematically the gutters wltli river Thin will be done dally throughout tbe The market audthat quarter of tbe olty wilt be supplied by a powerful pump and The aiBociuliculalaCorUigfaithfully In all the iniereat of sanitary EUfORD TO TRIED IS May wbo killed Judge was brought here today from Louisville and George for the made an argument before Judge Mo Namara for a change of venue and tbe iq pjirjicass CHRISTINA The Princess Chrlstlnla of a vision of beauty with a cloud of sunshiny golden hair about never strong even as a and the death of her joung Queen had a terrible effect upon her She said many I ought to have died Instead of and from the hour of her sisters death until she herself was seized with the lllnens wbloh was des tined to destioy her whole mind scorned oc cupied In the consideration of things mystical and not of this Gueneuu do Mujsy has no hesitation In saying that tho life of Mercedes ought to havo been but he con demned the Princess Christina thu moment ho auscultated One lung was gone and the other rapidly To the very Princess Christina kept souvenirs of her sister by her on tho a ttbiaceltt and a pocketnaudkerchlef which the lato Queen of Spain had carried just before her fatal Illneis being with the elder sister up to tho very Ono sister dtlfted out of life to meet an other still clinging to a few trivial souvenirs of tlio love which bound ttiem The Irmoess Christina died at In the morning the had sent for all tho persons of her and had bidden them an affectionate thanking tbemloi their kindness and de At 10 oclock she said to her I I am I see Amelio and Mercedes com ing to meet and calling for Give me all my Jewelry and my She then distributed her gifts among her parents and Among other things there was a splendid casket which baU been bought by the Due de on thu occa sion of the flit of Queen and sent by him to that unfortunate Princess lust a few days before her untimely The King bad given It to tbe In fanta Christina as a On refer ring to this she Give it back to AI it will remind him of Christina and Merce after a My sisters bid me come to I shall die ats She fell atli but woke at and laid Ah I there Is pet name for her at last I am going to see my little pet again I Thus she The body was exposed in a ahaptlle ardcnte drcsicd lu the robe she wore on tho occasion of her fit it The first day Princess looked as if she wore not dead but sleeping but ou the second as her poor mother wai praying by tho a long stream of blood came trickling from the and the Duchess would have fallen to tho ground bad she not been caught by tbe Comtesso do Tbe Duo de Montpensler u completely over but ho refuses to be comforted Is rebellious In his What have I dono to bo punished so I be constantly Tlio ob tbe other U the very model 01 holy and eamtly JVDQK DUUDr AND TUB May Duudv baa made the itatement in regard to his decision In tbe Ponou In dian caie that the Indiana cannot bo removed and kept lu tno Indian Territory by for the reason t bat no law or treaty many way authorises this to be aud ibe decision wai banal on that Idea Itlinot claimed that Congress might no authorize nor that a treaty could not Justify a reioit to Of course Itla not claimed that the aame rules would apply to Indian tribes having rei which their treaties require them u TUB PITT8BUUO lUOf May Riot Bribery InvostI gating committee examined twelve witnesses to Tbe most Important testimony wai that o Charles wlio oald he repreienied com mltteo of taxpayers of Plttsburg In bis efforts to advance the Interests of the Ttlot Losies bill Vagee produced before tho committee fortyfou showing that be bad paid about to newspaper publishers for Inserting articles In I hei papers In favor of the Tbe largeat amoun paid In any one case was RAILROAD LAWSUITS IS May Florida Rail which have public notice fo yean and to try wbloh Justice Bradley U wer called in the United States Court Colons Stewart and iisoclatei appeared for th Wotern Division of the North Carolina wbloh olaimi that Its money theae and senator Halt and asioolate appear lor the Baton Tbe trla wai tat down lor Boon THE WAYS AND MEANS May Tho Ways and Means Commiuco today adopted a resolution that no bills Heeling tbe revenue should be reported at this The adjournment resolution was also con lucied and Indefinitely Car 1helps and Wood advocated tho xlnirof the 8d of but tint was voted Kclton withdrew tho amendment offered by Im last week providing that tho adjournment hould take place immediately after tlio passage of he appropriation and Conger renewed t ulsu was voted Fulton being tho nly Democrat voting for Feltou made a trong speech In favor of passing the annual appro priation taking tho ground that a resolution xtendlng the current appropriations would nit that congress must ouact tho regular bills for he coining fiscal It Is tlio opinion of the best nfonned men in both houses that Congress adjourn until tbe 1st of 3 will not A GREAT DEMAND FOR May Several days since It wag published that tho Register of the Land omen at had received lu ono week uppllca ions for acres of land for settlement under the Timber Culture Now comes tho leglBter of the Land saying that during the same week ho received ap licutloni for Of the ninetysix reg sitrs of the Land Olllco over half are reporting Im uense Increases In the settlement of the public ands In tho Tho General Land Oflluc here Is running behind because of the Increased buiniHs of ho which during the past two yoard has more Imn A FUNDING CERTIFICATE May then certifi cates aro being received at the although thu date for thqlr conversion Ino 4 per cents Is One package of woith was received from Chicago a few days marked and were receipted for to the express company before helm When tho package was opened tho cutlilcutes were locked up and held for orders from lliosewho had forwarded There aro several Instances where peculators aud banks havo sent In the hoping to get a receipt for which receipt tee speculator could hypothecate and with the proceed buy more IN THE May Gordon In con versation today said that lllatnou charge that dlnlojal schoolbooks are In use In tho Southern Stales baa no truth In It It Is true that such book as Blalnu described were used during the war to a lluiltgd but their use Imd been discontinued Iqng ago and they had been supplanted by the scries prepared by the University of Virginiaand known SB tlie Unlvorlty It Is Impossible to find such books as the Maine Hou ator referred to In MOBARY TO SUCCEED JUDGE May was Intimated would be tho case In these despatches last Judge Dillon bai resigned his office of United States Circuit the resignation to take on September lie will take a professorship In the Columbia College Law Secretary of War MoOrary bos consented fo accept the position on tbe bench made vacant by the resignation of Judge i WAK OVKR A Hay grave of Nlminoni four miles north of this wn lobbed on Sunday It Is supposed to nave done at the Instigation of the wife of Ibo who lives In Boston and wanted to remove tke body there lu opposition to tho wishes of relative A forcible attempt to remove the body In dailliht li February last wan successfully resisted byrelatlves TJIJf XBlfBTOXK COLLIKKY May tiro lu the stone Mint U atUl burning and cannot bo reached by Men have been drawing tho coal all day to out the flie but with uo apparent It la feared the colliery will have to be which would throw a largenum ber of boyi out of employment for several TBt LOUISIANA NEW May Constitutional Convention lias adopted several articles reported by tbe Committee on prohibiting special or local legislation Id certain aud requiring in all others thirty dayi notice by publication in tho locality to be affected prior to tno Introduction of inch measure Intp the OAVailT AT The notorious depredator wbo bat for EO many jeari eluded tbe niott accomplished and bai been caught at last In SI For further particulars ask your Orugglit fort borne of Sages Catarrh ty the belt remedy for catarrh yet com A MASTEKLY SfliOKK OF HOW TO GET OF WITH THE OLD LOVB WITHOUT OKTTINO INTO frtti The other day a muscular young having an odor of the stables about entered a Detroit photographer establishment and explained that ho would like to havo about ono photograph but on learning tho price ho coucludcd to Invest In a Alter takwg his seat In tho chair ho shut up one drew Ins mouth around oue stuck up his noso und patiently waited for thu whoso astonishment caused mm to exclaim Good gracious 1 but you dont want to look that way to get a Nobody will know you froui Sitting You go was tho Do you want me to take such u as that I The artist took It beat Sol Smith Russell all to pieces and was highly satisfactory to tho who paid for it und said You 1 hud a sort of object In Como here from Allcgun County mx mouths to a ftul out a gal here I like to sever old But that picture got to do with old tlcsj asked tho 4 1 Ive writ lo her that I was Mode up here on a boat and dlsllggorcd tor Shus awful When she glls this und seen how that ex plosion wrecked shell hunt another lover qulckern How do you like tho Just gaze ou this picture onco ana then tell mo that Mary Ann wont send back my by llrst tialu 1 He pouted the The letter was but explained It said My Ewer Dear my plckture that you may see how ofTulbud I was tho I know you will luv mo Just the Ever see that game worked afore 7 he asked of the artltt as ho licked thu stamp on the you never Its It struck me the other day while I was greasln a and I think Its DIodciuptco Dlmiggored for Picture right here to prove and shell write back that she has at lost concluded to yield to her parents wishes and marry u youug man out there who owns eleven a hundred sheep and an eightyacre GENERAL DRENTELMB May A despatch to the Daily Ntrt from Iotcrnburg says that the assailant of Gen eral Drentclm has been arrested at FOREIGN Mitchell declares ho will not accept tho leadership of the Home Rule tho Is a passenger on tho steamer which sailed from Liverpool yes terday for Now H Is rumored that a proclamation of clemency rotative to tho enforcement of the Falk laws will bo lisucd on tho occasion of tho Emperor Williams golden The Emperor of Germany has annulled the judg ment of courtmartial In tho case of tbo Iron clad Grosser and appointed another under the presidency of General The VicePresident of tho Kelchstag read a letter yesterday from Hcrr von Forckcnbock an nouncing his resignation of the Presidency of Iho House on tho ground of III and tho antagonism between his own views and thosfl or a majority of the Tho election of a successor Is fixed for The National Liberals have resolved to abstain from It Is thought Horr Conserva will bo It Is said that Hen Vou Staff eubcrg will resign tho FOREIGN Threefourths of tho Durham collieries resumed A despatch from Madrid reports that tho King has signed u decree rcestabllshlng tho state of slcgo In the The Italian Chamber of Deputies has passed a bill making thu performance of civil marriage before the religious ceremony Tho German Government has resolved to restrict tho sales of sliver temporarily and may possrbly suspend them It Is believed that this In dicates a disposition to Increase tho silver Tho London Tints says that Peruvian oniclal und contradict tho Valparaiso tele grams about tho progress of tho and call atten tion to thu fact that Chin bos control ol the commu The Swiss plebiscite leaving each canton lib erty lo revive capital punishment or uot has secured both tho conditions of an aggregate raajorltj and majority of tho Catholics and Conservatives advocated tho pointing out what they as serted was an Increato of murders since the deatb punishment was A POKTOnICK CLUMPS Hudson a ion of Commissioner of Jersey and a candidate last spring for Free hold from the Pint offered a f60 note t a cletk lu the Newark Postoffice yesterday In payment lor some funding Tho elf rk said tho note was a couuteifelt and had Clarke In tho stationhouse offered to bet f 000 lie bud with him that the note wus Severn experts afterwards saw that It was good aud Clarko was A FOOLS LUCK IN SOH1NAT10SS A combination of Rcpubllcuu and Tammany Al dermen confirmed yesterday thu nominations of Stephen French to bo Police Commis Cornelius Vart Colt to be Fire Com inlsslouor and Jacob Hess to be Commissioner of Charities and Tho nominations of James Daly to be Dock Commissioner aud ot James Ilujwurd to bo President of tho Tax Board were rejected by tho same Tho first crato ot Georgia poaches loft Macou lost night for New During a political discussion In Baltimore last night John Bnckbelmer was shot In tho head and will probably Tbe Postmaster of has sold ooo of the refunding certificates aud hsn orders for MO The telegraph cable across Hampton Roads Is but It II hoped that communication will be speedily The total of the completed excavation of the sub drain lu the Sutro Tunnel amounted to DOT teet on Miy Tbe remaining part is about half William a Torre wai yesterday sentenced to pay a Hue of and be Imprisoned In the Penitentiary lor one year lor marrying a white alias who falsely represented hltnaelf as an agent for Apple ton of New was yesterday sentenced In the Criminal at Memphis to nine years Im The trial of Ball and Eugene Gouldlug on a charge of conspiring to dcfiaud the voters In lire vard at the lust November was bfguu yesterday before Judgo Bottle In tbo United States District Tbe Bank Commissioners of Massachu setts Tuesday issued au order restrict Ing the pay miutkof the Weyroouth Savings Hauklo Us de positors to 10 per for each succeeding six The bank has Invested much of tho de posits lu property which u not productive at pres Tne lUth annual seislon of the Graud of was held yesterday In U was reported that thorn are mouiueisTn tbe that was paul for teliff during and that the men ot the subordinate taounted lo John Myler wu fleeted Among the Plttsburgers who yielded to tbeLead vlllo craze was ono young fellow who was always fond of a reckless free from the re straints of social Uo belonged to a good but was He weut to Leadvllle and re mained there quite a when bo returned home ou a visit the other Ho was talking about life the otuer und among other stories ho told tho following After Id been out around Leadvllle for several iLontlm i got to be tolerably I had tnoo In a tlirco hundreddollar a gold watch und a good pack two a dog aud a meerschaum One dav I came Into town and drew all my money m order to pay for part of a claim whlou I wuuicd to 1 mot a couple of fellows 1 knew Just after I got mycaih aud we re solved to have u inlet little game of I never struck such a lead of bad luok since I was born as I old that It wai a square but If anybody won anything they naturally intended to keep Men Cout have much pity for each other out In that Well the Orit thing I It was my I gave another fellow four In leu than an hour l lost every cent I then I lost my then my tneu my then my my revolvers and my I didnt have money enough left to buy a I wout out of be place aud resolved to borrow a revolver and shoot my t i walked off out of tho edge of tbe and without thinking ot what I was doing I put my band m my hippocket to tako out my There was no revolver of but my meerschaum pipe wai there looking like a pleoe of ihluiug it bad been colored so soon as 1 Jell that plpo I gave yell of delight and in ted off ou aiuufor tbe house where the had won my They were itlll I got f 20 ou my plpo and sat down to play I won a little inouuy and then I got my dog then my tluu uiy my my watch ana my It seemed as though wai a perfect involution lu my AtUitlwon Tho follow wbo wus betting agionat me had an eight and and I bad in Jack and fivespot When I got up from tbo table It WM day light In tbo morning and I bad In besides money and things I bad started In 1 went down to the Twrrowed tbe landladys Bible and sworn Id never gamble again aa long u I and I never have iluoe and A CllJUtliiJi Sun Man Yesterday morning at 10 oclock Ah a Chinaman twentyfive years of was ordained ai deacon In Trinity in this The cere mony was of more than ordinary being tho first of the kind luthli Tbe religions chinaman who bis taken the name of Walter bwibcen a resident of country for fifteen of that time being ipent lu the Eastern For the past two he been resident of jhls city and baa been t student under tbe care of Trinity tu hli referred to ordination being tbo lint one lu wliiuti a native or In that con had been admitted to the of the He added that the young man who wai now admitted to the Order of Deacons had paued a far better examination than the majority of those who bad been candidates for Bight Bishop Kip ofnoiated at the and a part of tbe lervlce wai read In by the newly made The young nianUaid the costume peculiar to nil andiriara hilr
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