Galveston Daily News, May 23, 1878

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May 23, 1878

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Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - May 23, 1878, Galveston, Texas (ttegfam faito GALVESTON, THURSDAY, MAY 23, CENTS. VOL. XXXVII-XO. (Sulbtstotx A. H. 9V.UO t CO.. The at J (ocklku we hurl of In Its t' of ttfl iltrmliU, they IM lit tiM palpit, bv, or UM ultoHling it top e( our Yoicct, neck tbe not bulUt, to cUe right, liut. while with Ute right kind, ia LangB ready to strike nt Interfer- ence w BoeUlUm IK not eomniuniirtic BibiUum of goTernmmtt and of to- order; not rerolution- and ruin; CM not DMta UM high plun- der or tbe and the MY- ing to afford ft car ni Til ol riotoue iintl lirin j for tbe un- thrifty, Idle and the My nil meaaa id leaden and iu expo- ntntu be '.akcu at their word when tiiey ik-c'itre that they propose to reiort to peactful arid lawful mothodi only for rc-drcriKing wliat they conceive to be ua- j'tfct and oppnioivu in the present state of liilngi. ineaix let them be held to i.hc to try at the ballot- whatever ijsuo thoy may formu- late, and to abide, ab law-obserring citi- zens of a free country, by the decision of the majority. IJoweirer fallacious their theories, however delusive their aicus, tocialista, when they array thorn- for agitation and eCort by prycoejeu us a political party, arc cntiUed to tho full measure of tolerance which tho genius of our ;n3i.ttutions cxttimta to all opiuioiis and all movements which do ant strike at tho foundations r.nd tho eMtntia! safesuards of constitutional liberty. There ii no danger of locialists plunging the country into anarchy, if they gire adhesion to the Jeifersonian doctrine of "absolute acquie-seace in tho decisions of tho majority, tto vital principle of republics, from which there is no appeal but to force, the vita! prin- ciple and immediate parent of dospot- itm." Should they succeed at the ballot-box, they would then bo the majority, !n a political the gov- erning people, and it would bo an un- exampled caao in history if from tha'. moment they did not acquire tlio of conservatism which has always at- tended a coo acious posaesiionof power, whether uy the many or the few. Should they cot succeed at tho ballot- the result of a trial them ae a small minority of dis- tempered ought not tho less to be tolerated in any subsequent proceedings and unlcis in. deed they should go outside of the law ms conspirators and revolutionists. In that contingency there ought not to be, and we thiulc there would not be, any hesitation ia the minds of the intelli- gent body of the American people as to the duty and necessity of putting them down "with a strong aad inexora- ble urm as enemies of the peace and or n prevailed las'l night. Most of tbe bridges In Iks county weie away. There will be no trains here for some time. The lire broke out about 2 o'clock A M. in the store of George C. Baker Uro., followed by an explosion, which severely wounded J. W. Stanley and stunned one or two others. Nineteen business houses were consumed, com- mencing on the southeast corner of the srjuarc and extending to the south side or the street to the jail. Bnker Bro., J. P. Dale, 000; E. II. Brittan, Goldberg's drug- store. Kecd, druggist, G. G. Wright, Statler, Stein- lein, Two entire blocks were destroyed except the dwelling of C. W. Wilson. One or two of the parties aave small insurance, but the others sustain a total loss. EOINBS AT DALLAS. The Oojimll (bo and Wichita military eic. ISpecial Telegram to the Newa.l DALLAS, May went, saw and -were conquered by tho sand ridge, and agreed upon a point nineteen and a half miles from Dallas as the turning one in fa.vor of payment of to tho Dallas and Wichita rail- road. At a meeting to-night the ques- tion was put and carried without de- bate. Dr. Reed gains his half mile this side of the twenty mile latter muss be reached to save the roacTs charter, and make good two hundred and fifty thousand dol- lars railroad bonds held'by the Kansas City rolling mills. The Commercial was awnrded the city printing, putting in the lowest compar- ative bid. The water question excited an un- usually heated discussion, which ended 'n an adjournment without action. No developments in the counterfeit- ng case. Aa arrest was made to-day of a man supposed to be a notorious character upon whose head a reward of was placed, but it not appearing .o be a certain party in propria persona, he was released. Col. Will Lambert, aid-de-camp to Gov. Hubbiud, has (been in the city to- day conferring with the military in re- ference to the Houston, encampment. The Lamar aad Stonewall Grays lave decided to attend. McOADE. mnrdcrof a Siivter, Rrotlicr-ln-Lalv and Kxleniilre Temper- ance JPicnfc. ISpocial Tetesram to tho News.] McDADK, May Springer, iving with his father on Duck Pond rairie, five miles west of this pluce, tilled his brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Stabe, at C o'clock thia after- noon when they were at work in Ueld. Springer hag since killed bin J elf. A family feud Is supposed to have been the cause. The temperance councils of McDade, !lgin and Pleasant Grove met to day at May's camp ground and had a union >iCDic. It was largely attended by the 'ricnds of temperance, fully 500 per- ions being on the ground. The m20ting was addressed by ReT. rVm. >i. Bpiegle, of Pleasant Qruve, Dr. McDavid and Dr. O. S. McPherson, ot Elgin, and W. G. Rutherford and an essay by Mrs. Emma Middleton, of Mc- Dado, Dr. Gardner, of McDade, being master of the ceremonies. The pict- ures of the day are being closed with a rand ball at McDade and Elgin. Coijmn In the JDlntrlet Court. [.Special Telegram to the Coiu-cs CimisTi, May Dis- rict court hero adjourned yesterday. The following sentences were passed: Fohu Slaughter, theft, 7 years at hard abor; John Brooker, same; Alfred Terry, same. 2 years; all eolored; Pablo ?arras, a Mexican, for murder, to be hung on the 28ih of next June. The young men here expect a jolly :ime on the 4th of July, when they will havo a regatta, tournament, horse races, A IlrltUh Vice flomul Inter- viewed. _ PHILADELPHIA, May, British vice consul at this place stated, in an nterview with a reporter, that tbe Eng- ish government was fully advised of all purchases made of vessels by the agents of Russia in this country. He said there was no authority to prevent ho purchase of vessels in this country >y either Russia or England under .rcaties, unless the purpose was rothers named Sullivan, who succeed- ed in rescuing thirteen of the cutters who were overcome by gas. They were unconscious for some time, but are" all slowly recovering. Sixteen pairs of cutters were at work here in the south side mine. A largo number of men were at work, but all escaped uninjured. One of the Sullivans was prostrated Frhile searching for the dead, but was rescued by his brothers. The works will be idle fora few days only._________ The National Game. HORNELLSVILLE, N. T., May ternational championship nells 4, Alleghanies 0. CHICAGO, May 21 3, In- dianapolis 1. WOBCE3TEK, May 4, Worces'.ers 0. ROCHESTER, May cheaters 7, BufUlos 1. RICHMOND, of Washington, 29; Atlantics, of this city, 0. CHICAGO, May 13, Chicagos 2. MILWAUKEE, Slay G, Milwaukees S. Killed In a Pcrnonal Difficulty. COLUMBUS, GA. May his resi- dence, at 1 r. M., in a personal difficul- ty, Dr. J. C. Cook was shot and killed fay his brother-in-law, Ches. Martm. No witnesses. Cook was intoxicated. Mar- tin claims self-defense, and at once sur- rendered himself, but is allowed liberty, THE EASTERN QUESTJOJf. Th Crou-iHf Hope ofi'eacc. NEW yoiuc, May 22 London dis patch jays the Duke of Athol yesler day had two interviews with the Queen at Balmoral cantle. He afterwards ad dressed the public meeting declaring the prospects for peace more favorable Loxnos, May Pall MM (Ja- zette this afternoon has the following from its Berlin correspondent: Coun rJcbouvaioff, In conversation with other diplomatists, declared the proposals he was carrying to England as pacific. He seemed contident they would not be re jectcd. Baden Baden is again proposed the plico for a congress. It ia thought the proposal will be generally accepted. LONDW, May Scbouva- loll arrived in London on his return from St. Petersburg at C o'clock this evening. BJMLI.V, May semi offlcia! Provincial Correipondfrux anticipates a favorable result Jrorn Count Bchouva- loff's efforts. It says that the latest de- clarations of tho British ministers, well as the views manifested at St. Pe- tersburg, are full of wishes and .iopes of the renewed consolidation of a Euro- pean peace. General Current LONDON, Hay Standard an- nounces it more than probable that the congress will meet during the first fort- night. Also, on account of unsettled affairs at Constantinople, the English lleet will move to Princes Island. The Press Association understands that, replying to the request of the Duke of Westmins'.er to receive a depu- tation -with a peace declaration figued by persons, the Marquis of Salisbury has stated that he is unable to receive the deputation. LONDON, May news comes from St. Petersburg, Berlin and Paris. The Berlin dispatch says: Count Schouraloff expressed to Lord Russell, British ambassador, the hope that negotiations between England and Russia would lead to peaceful ar rangement. The Tima Vienna corre- spondent, however, says in order to appreciate the exact value of the an- nouncement of a speedy meeting of the congress, it must be mentioned that it emanates from financial sources. As for political and diplomatic circles, they are more silent and reserved than, ever. LONDON, May afternoon's Globe says two unarmed Russian war vessels from Crocstadt passed through ;ho sound clandestinely Monday night. It is supposed that their destination is America. Russian agents are engaged n Sweden inspecting sb.ippi.Dg with a view to purchase of cruisers. ST. May ia offi- cially announced the emperor will to- morrow receive the Shah of Persia. The official iratagt publishes a tele- crari from the Czarowich thanking the Moscow association of merchants for the contribution of roubles to- wards the formation of a volunteer The Agence Husse and Journal tie St. Petertbourg warns the public against Deseimist news from Constantinople, where they cay endeavors are being made to prevent an understanding be- ,ween England and Russia. LONDON, May Turks de- 'eated the Cretan insurgents in several encounters. The British consul at Canea has proposed an armistice. There is in tho repsrt that .he Russian military authorities have 'orbidden Bessarabian deputies in the Roumanian parliament to attend the meetings of that assembly. Though Austria refuses to permit Hontenegro to acquire Artivari, lest it Becomes virtually a Russian port, she Iocs not object to the acquisition of Spczza, which will give Ihe Montene- grins access to the sea. The Austrian jrccuutioiis in Transylvania are being hastened. Tho Vienna correspondent of the Duibj 3degraph says: The relations be- tween Austria and Roumania have be- come closer. It also says that Emperor William advised Prince Charles to yield Bessarabia and abdicate if the Roumanians raised difficulties, but the Prince refused and -went to the army. The German interference has given of- fense at Vienna. General Mantculfel has arrived in Vienna. It is reported ho is the bearer of nn autograph letter from Emperor William to Emperor Francis Joseph. there is any founda- tion for these rumors or not, it seems certain, tbe feeling in Austrian ministe- rial circles is becoming distrustful of a peaceful issue and more and more anti- Itussian.] LONDON, May Times, in an editorial on Sir John Holke's reply toMr. Gourlay it; tho Commons last 'evening, expresses tho utmost confi- dence that England has nothing to fear from Alabamaa or Fenians. The United States will do their duty. The assur- ances of popular American journals to this effect may be accepted the more frankly because they are not always ac- companied by complimentary language toward England, and are very generally qualified by expressions of good will toward Russia. Her majesty's iron steamship Tri- umph, armor-plated, GfiCO tons burden and carrying fourteen guns, has sailed from Portsmouth %o the Pacific; ocean to rolieye the Shah. 6040 tons and twenty-six 'guns, as flag-ship on that station. ___ Tito Ensllnu Labor LONDON, May have been no further disturbances in the strike districts iu Lancashire, and there is not likely to be more rioting, in conse- quence pi precautions taken by the mil- itary and police. 3opes of early settle- ment of differences between masters and operatives have not been abantion- ed. Spinners and carders oppose a bal- lot on the questions at issue, but the weavers at Blackburn, and some others, will vote to-morrow. At Preston the operatives are also entirely te favor of subrjittinir, as are many thousand weav- ers at Blackburn alone. It is believed that the result of their voting will have an important effect on other strikers. Meantime the strike is extending. No- tice of a ten per cent, reduction expired at Ramsbottom last night. Operatives have resolved to resist reduction, JHarlne and Snipping. CAPE HENIIY, May British steamship. Antonio, Liverpool for Bal- timore, in water ballast, is ashore, and requests immediate assistance. The Antonio went ashore at high tide. Nothing can be done for her uatU high tide again. She draws 15 feet, and is lying in 12 feet water. If the weathei- is favorBrbie, she will be hauled off in a few hours, as she is light in ballast. WASHINGTON, May signal service reports that steamship An- tonio floated off with high flood tide. NEW YORK, May out: Annie Bingay, Riga, Fortuna, Ministo, Anno, Aurora, Hampton, Ensign. NEW YOHK, May out State of La Supzeiz-. Contractln-r for Bemry Ordnance. BOSTON, May 22. Russian gov- ernment, through its agent, Capt. Grip- pcnburg, opened negotiations with the South Boston Iron Company for the manufacture of heaw ordnance. A special price list, with" full particulars as to capacity of works as at present IUEL or under the highest has been submitted at the request of Ihe Russian agent. WASHINGTON. OemocrnttK iioperul of Hedecmluz lion at tfae Pi-nut. May Demo- craU who ars opposod to the presidential controversy tbinl: they gained ac important point to-day in the vote on the Harrison resolution, and think it should be accepted by the country a full answer to the Repub- lican assertion that they contemplate revolution. The whole Texas delegation in the house baa been at the front to-day op- posing reduction of the army. Mr. Schleicher'g speech was remarkably able, and the other members of the del- egation have all taken an active and effective part in the sharp five minutes debate on the subject that his been run- ning during the afternoon and evening. It is not at all probable that reaction will take place but the matter will not be finally decided until the bill ia re- ported to tha house and a yea or nay- vote is taken. Pri.-a3.1 Senate. WASHINGTON, May Davis, of West Virginia, called up the resolu- tion, submitted by him a few days ago, authorizing the select committee ap- pointed to investigate the final reports of the books and accounts of the trea- sury department to continue its investi- gation, and to sit during the recess of the senate, which led to an extended discussion. In the senate, after the morning hour, regular order was laid aside, and Sen- itor Lamar proceeded to address the senate on the Texas and Pacific road. He spoke of the great importance of the work, and said the company had al- ready completed 443 miles of road, which was doing valuable service in developing the country through which it passed. The length of Ihe road to be constructed was 1400 miles, while the amoun; of bonds to be issued could not exceed and the amount of interest to be guaranteed by the gov- ernment could not exceed in round numbers per annum. The 'riends of tho bill advocated its pass- age, to complete a part of tbe great railway system connecting the Atlantic and paciac oceans. The construc- .iou of this road will new and valuable markets for produce. The advantage to the pvernment and people to be derived 'rom the road would amply compensate 'or the aid now asked. He argues that ;he government would be secured for aid in its extension by mortgage on th" entire road, by all tho earnings of the and hy all dues from tho govern- ment for transportation of mails, mili- tary supplies and troops. Ho then spoke of the objections to tho bill, and said tho single question before the senate was whether the government would spend two million dollars annu- ally for the purpose of constructing 'his road, the falue of which could not >c measured in dollars. The amount asked was not half that appropriated annually for rivers and harbors. It was lot as much as the government expended jeforo tho war for mail transportation alone to the Pacific coast, and that was at a time when we had .but >eople, and the postal demands of 'the :ountry were not what they are now. .t was not a fair statement of this case o say that the passage of this bill com- mitted the government to a great debt. Pake the appropriations for the army or the next fifty years. "Were they re- ;ardednowas debt? They brought no enumeration; but in the case of this oad the government became a creditor of the road. Referring to the Pacific states and oratories, he said the sudden acquisi- ion of our Pacific empire was a remark- ible epoch in the political history of this Country. Some of our statesmen re- tarded the event with enthusiastic eelings, aud others were dejected. He hen quoted from tbe speech of Mr. Webster on this subject, to the effect hat it was impossible for this vast em- lire to be integrated into our political ystem. Mr. Lamar next referred to he views entertained .on the subject by Wm. H. Seward, Jno. P. Hale and Jther statesmen, and said it was held hat tho United States, to maintain its told upon, that western cmoire, must Connect it with the Atlantic by a series if railroads, which no private enter- >rise could accomplish, but must be done by the federal government. He hen spoke of a bill introduced in the louse of representatives in 18.j2, by -Ir. liusk, of Texas, and said t was defeated by those who at thai .ime doubted the construction of it and he power of the government to con- tract the road. Had it not been for those constitutional objections a railroad would now be running over this very route. He argued that there were no constitutional grounds against govern- ment n-id in the construction of the road, and read a letter of R. M. T. Hunter, >f Virginia, who formerly opposed the Jill on constitutional grounds, who tates he still retained these general 'iews, but in many respects they had jecn modified by experience and the re- ults of war. He next referred to giants to other Pacific railroads, and aid to the Northern Pacific the govern- ment had given a grant of .cres; to the Union Pacific and Central Pacific it had given acres of and and its bonds to a prodigious amount; and the aid to Texas and Pa- cific was but eighteen million acres of and. People south had already in- vested a million dollars in tho road, milt 445 miles, but they were unable o build more. The legislature of every state in the south had passed esolutions favoring government aid in he construction of the road. He spoke jf the advantages of l.he soil and climate of the south, and arguec: that he cost of living there was cheap, and axation every year was growing less jurdensome. Throughout the territory were great rivers, which neither froze up in winter nor'dried up iu summer, and which could run her all he year round. The southern states nad but a small portion of their eof.on ands under cultivation. They could aise cotton enough to clothe the whole ivorld. The markets of China, Japan, and other countries, presented great advantages to the United States, and with the construction of the Texas cad we would be brought in more in- imate relations with these countries. le was satisfied that the construction jf the Texas and Pacific road would be he most efficient means for he southern commeTce and agriculture. He spoke of the labor roubles in the country ar.d said what we needed was the inauguration of new nterprises to employ labor. In conc'u- ion he appealed to the senators from the New England states especially to upport the measure as a work of na- ional importance in the interest of the whole American people. Mr. Johnson, of Virginia, gave notice hat he would address the senate on hij bill, but was not prepared to do so o-day. The District of Columbia bill was discussed to executive session. T11. ifay 22.-Mr. Ham- on, of Ilbnois, offered as a question of irivilege a resolution extending the not the of the throi.-i to annul the cli.rrifir.a of 'jiiti'.ion -i- in the CMKrcss. Tbe vole vein 71 naj-a VJ. A (juc-tinn of so wu, ruised on the Democ.'stie when Mr. Harrison -.vith'irew lif. rc-.v, luti-.'u. -Mr. of I ,-v.-.i. moved t-i ei tend the of li.e In uriy -.vh'rre there be well kiltiMlifins of fr-inci Mr. Cox, of .N. V..' moved to refer Mr. Wilson'ii resolution to the Mr. C'jx's to defer t'.r-.- felted by V) to ucd Mr. resolution, was then adopted withou1 division. The Army hill vras all Without result, Kecess until 7 o'clock. I fin the h.uise to-night Mr. Kobertton, chairman of the committee on Levee-, and Improvements of the Mif-si.srsj; river, rc-portcti to the IK.IISC the bill pro- viding for the of the Mis- Kifcs-.lppi Hiver improvement Commis- sion, vriih appropriitini; for closing the crevasses and raisinir -and the levees on the Miasis.'.ipp: river, which, whh the report and Mippkmentul report, by unanimous consent rtfer.-ed to the com- mittee of Whole on the State of the Union. Current Notcn at tlin rapltal. May "When Rich- mond fell Guv. .Smith drew from the bank and paid the state clli- cers, whom '.he United Slates has sued. Solicitor Ray nor directs '.ht-Ee suits. The Ofini'in says Virginia was not her- self in rebellion, rind the United States has no more right to Ibis money under rule of conquest than lo her state house or siate Irjrury, or Virginia's statue of Washington. Hi'lerv Blige, post- master at Wa'.lhala, La. The National Democratic committee met at the Washington housn, Senator Birnum in the chair, Hon. 1-'. D. Prince, Boston, secictary. The committee was full, and after organization adiournul to 9 to-morrow. The members'ln con- versation arc unanimous in giving hopeful account of the prospects for the fall campaign, especially those from any one is hurl :t will be the Repubh- cans. B. Packard, of Louisiana, consul at Liverpool; Lucius Fairchilil, consul general at Paris. The bill reported to the senate to-day from the committee on Indian Affairs nuthorizcs the eastern, band of Cherokee Indians to bring suit in the court of Claims acaiast the Cherokee nation, aud provides for a iueilcial controversy pending since The claim is for u pro rata shire of moneys arising from the Bale, by the western nation, of land and other property, which thi; eastern band maintain belonged to the people of the Cherokecs. The eastern bar.d is authorized to employ one or more at- torneys by contract, subject to approval by the chief justice of the court of Claims, to proseuulc the suit, and di- rects the secretary of the interior to pay incidental expenses. The bill provides that tlie United Htalc.T shall bo made a party f) this Run and bo re-presumed by the The secretary of tl-.c treasury has called in bonds of 1SW. In- terest, ceased on the of AupuU. The Investigation committee organ- for business Friday. The D -tno- crAlic members had a lour- consultat'on to-day. Packard was confirmed by 27 to 21J. Saulslmry leil the opposition; Kellorrtr, Kirkwood and others Bpcaking 'for Packard. Kvory Republican in the city lot paired voted fur Packard, and every Democrat in the chamber not pured voted ngaiiist him. JUST RECEIVED AW IMMENSE Stock of Summer Silks ALL SHADES, THE TURF. ItacEncr. at Locisvtr.i.E, May --Half mile, .wo year uld colts, GDOd Night won, Vender second, Althelstanc Time, Second rncc- -mile heat, Ixirlock won jot'n heata. Time, :j Ilandicnp for all ages, one and a half mile, Mabletick won, John H. Bwocney second, Kcnncsaw third. Time, Fourth race, handicap of I mile, ail ;es: Bushwl-.acker won, Viceroy flic PI. K. Conference nntl the Pres- byterian ATL.VNTA, May the gen- eral conference adopted a report on Nashville publishing house, looking to the payment of all its debts, and its continuation. At noon the conference received most cordially Kev. Wesley Saines and Rev. W. D. Johnson, fra- ternal messengers from tbe African Methodist E. church. The sentiment of their speeches attested the love of the colored people for the white people of the south, and tho hope that both races would work for mutual good. Bishop JIcTyere responded ic a happy style, and pledged tho warmest sympa- thy of hU church for the colored people. KNGXVII.I.E, llav 22 the Pres- byterian general rfsembly (-outh) this morning 15. T. Lacy was appointed principal delegate to the next meeting of tbe general ,-ynod of the Tne report indorsing the colored institute at TudCfi'oOTii, Ala., urea for its interests and progress, was adopted. Tliat Canadian Ituntor. OTTAWA. O.NT., he report that tbi Dcrr.inion govern netit had been notified from London .hat netween P.ussia and England -S inevitable was printed in the Cana- dian pantTS, it is now understood that "here is EO foundation for the report. 305 .Tllleii In Fllteen Iloura. YoiiK, May who tartecl early this moraing to ride niles in fifteen hours, at Fleetwood park. his last in 14 hours and "A, beins 20 minutes ahead of time. At the Peralto appear- ed as frcsi ai German il.iv of the liberil party Leld a meeting to day, acd resolved to vote the g-Ternment D'.ll for the prevention of social Demo- cratic THAT Every Lady Can Buy One. KLOPMAN FELLMAN Advance In Prirc of Four and a Half Per XE-T Yor.K, -May fysdicstc have thr; rr'.'-.f: r.f the four and a half bo'ids to IvC: and ac- crued interest. Lord Lytton, viceroy of India, oiler., native troops in case of war. Uen. Joseph Johnston lately iruijtd the people of Carbine Va., on the political nHua'.ion. The St. Louifl (tit's Jternwat; C Republicans Of MifeEOllri to UniUr on Gen. Shields for United Stulea ricri nt or. A of fourteen I'caniylvuniiin- irnvcd ,u Richmond, Vu., lust with a view of purchasing farms J.M that locality. Haron Blanc, the Italian minifcr, and his bride, sailed from New Yorl: for Europe, Thursday last, in ti c- steamer Baltic. i Col. Vance, of Ohio, whose lute rays erioun disappearance excited a great Jea! of attention, hnrl recently a btroki: i of parals'sis, out will recovir. Tho number of who arc traveling around the country suggests that a sjood many hotel keep era will be befon: the war 1-. [iA. notorious illicit distiller named :Varjk Gat .in, v.-ho has been opera'.iru' n difleren'. sections of Arkansas, writ jrought to Little Hock on ;he nil; from Dexter, Ho., whore he was ar- rested. A Milwaukee dispatch says the body o.' Gen. ,J. M. Binckiey, who commit cd miicido ou Mny was found on the 7th floating in the lake near Sit. Francis Station, Iowa. n An effort, was made in New Haven. Jonn., a few nights irgo, lo proven' Col. Icgersoil from leeturniK in tin )pera house at that plaie, on the L'roiimi hat. his discourse might partly neutral tho recent work there of Jloou'y arid Bankey. The great four-mile race at Louisville, vy., between Ten BroecU nr.ii Moll it; on the -I'.h of July next, promises to be one of the mont notable urf events of the season. The fnmoiif. nare is alrcadycn route-to L-misviili: n charge of Bud Doble. E. J. Dunning, the New York jankcr who made an afisignment aoimi nonths ago, has re established liiinw.lf n business, having made an averago )aymcnt of cents'on the dollar un rin tlebtedncss of nearly two million do! ars. This, it is said, wil! np.'ify Hit- tttlement, of John F. Uent fjurran i; Co. It is said that the Now York Gilbert Elevated road was built for n mile, bonded nt. a mile, and slocked at a mile, sari iba: wlicn Ihe property judg- ments Rrruinst it. the bondholders will take it, wipe off Ihe and sny thank you! Such ia nrodern iinanciril i ntur- prise. Under the foreclosure proceeding brought by the Loan and Truit company against the Eric railway, George Ticknor Curtis was appoints: as the referee, for wl.ich servics Donahue has awarded him wi'h expenses for clerical assifitance. Ex-Financial Agent Kimpton, now a fugitive in Canada, has recently or- dered a handsome yacht of foriynve tons sent on from New York, which he expects to make a fishing cruise on the St. Lawrence nnd around Anacosta island. How is ihat for cheek'; An investigator some went to a spiritual seance, in Memphis, with a Eouirt-gun in his pricket filler) with bright red dye, and, a materialized" form appeared at the aperture of the cabinet, he shot the liquid with skiiful aim. The medium was afterward revealed with his face red. The presents which Gran', has re- ceived during his European tour, and which hive from time to time been for- warded to this country, to be placed on exhibition in Memorial Fairmount Park, Philadelphia. 'i'tivy consist chiefly of boxes containing the freedom of English and cities, apiece of wood from Bhnkspeartr'h and complimentary bronze als. Late KngliDh papers announce the death of two veteran.-, Herdsman, aged 97, who fought in the Life Guard; at Vittotia, Toulouse and Warcrloo, where he was twice -wounded in the last great charge, and D-ivid also aged fc7, who fought at and in picton's brigade a'. John Hobin McDaniel, who died in Washington on the loth inst.. was one of the oldest and most eminent of American Free Masons. He was the second officer of the Supreme Council of the Scottish rite, the first in which is held by Geneia'. Albtrt Pike, and war, at of the Virginia and Tennessee railroad. BASKET PICNIC M, E, Sunday School, SiU unlay, liny riilldrrn Jo (or .1.1 nil. -MCStC nill <'Hly Train %ul i... n-..l r. .'-.I '..i i Cht'iip Advertisement, <'olnrr-rt I KVI-A-J-K. r'.v.n.'.'..' 'l-n or i.-n.... JL ran !nf KIHC S.I i.K.' .N'-I' 1., It I-..-VI. IA I 1 TElNCKijIjANKOI S WA-ijTrV. t-rrn-. apply to J y.r'i1. UGH. 'r.'rr.ty rv, .-ind to I r.v j r'-li f.'. .'-.''.fli'-tf -v< D-'.. :i. A. 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