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Boston Daily Globe (Newspaper) - November 17, 1877, Boston, Massachusetts Circ ^astint Dailjr (Slobt: Sat urban Panting, ftofrcmbfr I?, ISF?. NEW ENGLAND BY MAIL. The History of the Border Railway War. FALSE REPORTS CORRECTED A Story of Faithlessness from Newport,, R. I—Miscellaneous. {Correspondence of The Boston Globe.} Newport, Vt., November IO.—Northern Vermont and the bordering Quebec province are again excited over the railway troubles*, whieh broke out some two weeks since and have until now been comparatively quiet. Everyone is on the alert to know what will be the next action of the railway officials. Sensational correspondents and local journalists endeavor—and succeed to a great, extent—to inflame the public mind and create discontent among the employes, but the thinking class is not disturbed by these courtiers of the Southeastern management. [The correspondent of the Boston Journal claims to be retained as an attorney by the Southeastern Directors.] Probably not since the Fenian scare in 180G has the Canadian border of Vermont been so thoroughly aroused. Your correspondent, who has taken much pains to learn the facts of the defence, as well as public sentiment, is informed by those whose impartiality and acquaintance with the subject warrants reliability, that the people, as a whole, both Vermonters and Provincials, care but little whether the Passuinpsic or Southeastern officials manage the road, providing the line is reopen'd and the public Inconvenience relieved. To adjust matters at an early date and satisfactory to all concerned, the impression is general that arbitration should lie resorted to as the ODly immediate and safe method of adjustment. The right of the Pass ii rn p-slc to the control of the line is not questioned by the best legal minds, while the act of Colonel Foster and his fiduciaries in destroying the track Is, by the law of Canada, a criminal offence, and, on complaint, answerable to the Government. From an attested copy of the lease the following statement was abstracted: The indenture was drawn on the loth of March, 1875, by the Southeastern Hail way Company of the first part and the Connecticut and Passumpslc of the second. The first part leased to the second, and its assigns the whole line of the Southeastern, also the branch road from Sutton Junction to Waterloo, P. Q., with the northern section of the Richelieu, Drummond and Arthabaska Railroad, projected from Sorel on the St. Lawrence to Waterloo, P. Q. With the above lines were leased all lands embraced in the location of said roads, or taken or purchased for railroad purposes; also all turnouts, tracks, buildings and structures erected for railroad purposes, with all right of way and other existing rights, privileges, appurtenances, etc. The Southeastern assigned, set over, transferred and conveyed to the Connecticut and Pas sumpic all rights, titles and interest which it had or could have iii the Missisquoi and Clyde Rivers Railroad. The second party contracted to operate the road as formerly, or at the date of the lease by the Connecticut and Passumpslc, aud Boston, Concord aud Montreal railroads, on the same terms and pi inciples of division of freight and passenger receipts. By the terms of the lease the Connecticut and Passumpslc road was to pay a rental of twenty-live per cent, of the gross earnings of the road to the Hon. A. IL Foster, with a lien in favor of the party of the second part, the Connecticut and Passumpslc first, for the interest at eight tier cent, on the §100,000 loaned Colonel Foster of the Southeastern on the date of the lease; also tile seven per cent, interest (coupons) on §350,000 Misshquoi and Clyde Rivers bonds. The Connecticut and Passuinpsic by tile indenture filially covenants that it will faithfully account for all moneys received under the lease, and. at the expiration of the contract, will peaceably deliver up the railroads, property, etc., enumerated in the indenture, in as good condition and state of repair as when deniiscd.lt being understood that in case any difference arose as to the relative condition of proj^rty and roads transmitted said difference siiould be referred to L. S. Thompson, H. A. Alden and Mows K. Kill In*, whose decision thereon should be final. The important stipulation of the indenture by which the Connecticut and Passsumpsic claim Hie right of managing the Southeastern sets forth that the lease shall continue from day to day after March 15,1875, until the payment of the §100,000 with interest at eight per cent, loaned A. B. Foster as Southeastern Committee on the day of the drawing of said Indentures. By an examination of the Pasaunipsic books it is shown that neither principal nor interest baa been paid by Foster or the Southeastern Directors; but, on the contrary, such is the result of business from the commencement of the lease to October I, 1877, twenty davs prior to the destruction of the track by Colonel Foster, that the twenty-five per cent, of the gross earnings fell short of paying the coupons on Hie §350,UUU Missieuuoi and Clyde River# bonds by *32.980 41, on which account nothing ha# been ta id the Southeastern Directors by the Pass im >sic. n addition to the above indebtedness there is shown to be due the Paa*ump#lc for betterments, etc., several thousand dollars, for which the indenture provide# an umpire who shall decide th** amount which shall be paid with the §100,000 on the surrender of the lease. The above aostraci covers all important agreements ami stipulations found in the contract, from which may be inferred the right of the Southeastern management. As to the management of the line from Mans >n-ville to Montreal, no interference will probably be made by the Passumpslc, as the line, dependent on local patronage, cannot pay its running excuses (judging from the official reports of its managers since its completioa to Newport), while a possession by force would doubtless incur loss of lire and avail ‘nothing in the end. The injunction, contrary to the Import of the Journal's special of yesterday, allects iii no way the operation of the iead between this place aud North Troy, as trains are run by the Passuinpsic as prior to the injuuc-tlon and subsequent th the break. The reports that the Southeastern will run or attempt to manage the road between here and North ffroy are without foundation. Nothing further will probably be done by either party until the matter is brought for adjudication in the Canadian and Vermont courts. A Faithless Newport Painter. [Correspondence of The Boston Globe.] 9 Newport, R. I., November 15.—The good people of Newport were today not a little shocked by the announcement in the Daily News of the mysterious disappearance of George N. Pierce, a painter, who came to this city about seven years ago. The fact of hi# leat lug hasbeen known by a few persons for nearly a week, but out of regard for hi# heart-stricken wife, who hoped lie might return, nothing has been said. A few years since Pierce went into business for himself and opened a painting establishment in th* southern part of the city, where he had a large run of custom and did a business which furnished employment for a number of men. He, however, was fond of company, and Iii# habit# became reckless. He soon began to get behind in his payments for his stock, and less than a year ago was compelled to make an assignment to ids father-in-law, to whom he now owes $800, and who, being a poor man, feels the loss severely. Pierce failed to improve his habits, aud his downfall was inevitable. The assignment appears to have been conducted iu a very imperfect manner, and he bas, unbeknown to the “assignee,” sold uis stock and paraphernalia, and pocketed the proceeds. During the past summer his only child died. Quite a large subscription was taken up by one of the secret societies here, of which he is a member, to defray the funeral expenses and to help pay his debts. Instead of usiug the monev for that purpose it was mostly squandered. Soon after this affliction be decided to break up housekeeping. Mrs. Pierce thought this a good opportunity to go to Providence aud earn money to help her husband out of Iii# deplorable "condition., In the meantime her husband Iii ed with bis sister-in-law. Last week be very secretly sold the best of the furniture at a great sacrifice, evidently with a view to leave the place as #<>on as possible. Word was sent to Mrs. Pierce, and she arrived here on .Saturday, aud was successful in securing a part of the furniture, the rest of which she cannot obtain. The matter has been placed in the hands of a lawyer. Mr. Pierce's liabilities are asserted to be §1800. Notice of his arrival in Chicago has been seeu in a hotel paper. The Wsumbek Lumber Company. [Correspondence of The Boston Globe.I Bethlehem, N. II., November 16.—The Waum-bek Lumber Compauy has at last been adjudicated bankrupt, opposition on the part of creditor# having been withdrawn. Charles ti. Smith of Haverhill has charge of the property at present by order of the Court, and WHI doubtless be chosen assignee at a meeting of creditors to be held at IdtUeton on the 22d inst., before A. P. Batehelder, Register, of Keene, N. H. The liabilities of the company are §105,000, but the asset# are more than sufficient, it is thought, to meet every claim doltar for dollar. The pieferred claims amount to §1800, secured claims to §40,000, and the balance are unsecured. William ti. R. Mowry of Providence is the heaviest creditor, but is entirely secured.    * Miscellaneous Notes. Amherst ."-The Trustees of Amherst College have elected Professor Judson Smith of Oberlin to the pastorate of the college church aud the Samuel Green Professorship of Biblical History and Interpretation. Ea#t;>ort, Me.—One man was killed and another badly hurt by a premature explosion in the Den-boro mines, Thursday. Hartford, Conn.—Mr. E. Garfield, the veteran master mechanic of the Hartford, Providence and Fishkill Railroad, died on Thursday. Chicopee.—E. F. Balch, agent of the Dwight Mills at Chicopee, lias resigned that position to accept, February I, the agency of the Naumkeag Mills at Salem. Fitchburg.—Dr. Alfred Miller, a prominent physician, die<f Thursday night. He was twice a member of the Legislature and for many years Chairman of the School Committee. Belfast, Me.—On demand of Mayor Houston and City Solicitor Jewett, the money "wagered on the Presidential election, which A. G. Gilman sued to recover, has been delivered to the city of Belfast. York, Me.—George Adams, one of the oldest and most respected residents, died at his homo in this town yesterday morning, at an extreme old ago. He had held many prominent positions during Ins life. Newport, R. I.—Augustus P. Sherman (Representative in the General Assembly from Newport) has been elected Colonel of the Newport Artillery, one of the leading military organizations of the State. Stafford,Conn.—The Converseville mill notifies its weavers of a further reduction In pay ot one cent per yard. This brings to good weavers §1 35 instead of *1 50 per day, and is a reduction of 2 1-10 cents since August. Springfield.—The Republican says that many well-to-do armorer^ and other mechanics who are unable to obtain work are emigrating. The greater number go to Virginia, where land can be bought for §5 an acre. Fleeter, N. ll.—Several students of Phillips Academy were given a short leave of absence yesterday because of their attending a church fair in Newburyport without permission of the Faculty of that institution. New Haven, Conn.—The Yale College catalogue gives the number of students as 1039, including 133 academic Seniors, 144 Juniors, 131 Sophomore and 169 Freshmen. 157 in the Scientific School, 107 Theologues, 50 iii the Medical School and 03 in the law. North Adams.—This place Is in mourning because Governor Rice and his Council say that the legislative appropriation of §10,000 shall not be exceeded for the new depot. Land damages and other eft pen se# will reduce the amount to he put into the new building to about §8500. Plymouth, N. H.—The case of Haines vs. the Republic Fire Insurance Company of New York, wherein suit is brought for §3300, the amount oi a policy on a building burned in 1871. The defence is that the fire was not accidental and that the insurance exceeded the value of the property. East Greenwich, R, I.—The coroner’s jury hi the case of Isaac L, Wadleigli rendered a verdict that he died from tho administration of doses of aconite prescribed for him; that the apothecary put up the medicine correctly, but there is a strong presumption that the doses were excessive, and that sufficient pains were not taken to instruct ids family as to the Interval intended between the doses. Portsmouth, N. IL—.Superintendent Tower, with a gang of fifteen men, Including diver, has begun operations on the sunken train at Portsmouth Mrs. Thomas Rutter, who was run over by a team Thursday, died early yesterday morning, after great suffering. An examination shows that besides sustaining a compound fracture of the skull, lier collar bone was broken in two places and several ribs smashed. Worcester.—Robert May was arrested at the Union station Thursday evening in the act of stealing a valise. He confessed that lie had committed several lither robberies. Richard Barker, .Superintendent of Hie Worcester and Shrewsbury Railroad, has resigned, and Julian F. Bigelow has been appointed to the position. Tile State Executive Committee of the Young Men’s Christian Association met in AVorcester on Thursday, It was voted to publish the anima] report of the recent convention in Natick, with tho addresses of the Rev. Joseph Cook and others. The annual canvass is to begin immediately, probably at Southboro. Between fifty and sixty applications from all parts of the State were received, requesting the committee to arrange for meeting# in different towns. The topics selected were: Saved for What? the Bible; the Sinner’s Guilt; erudition of Pardon; Christ’s Claim upon His Church; Christ Rejected; Have You Counted Hie Cost? THE STATE PRISON. The Annual Report of the Inspector and Other Officer# — Borne Recommendation# by the Warden. The annual report of the State Prison Inspector# aud officers has been printed. There were, October 1,1877, 771 convicts in the institution, of whom 576 were employed under contracts for prison labor. This labor baa yielded 880,648 33, being au increase of *18,810 02 over last year. The expenditure for the year was §120,978 20. The total receipts have been §85,070 45. The net cost of the yearly support of each convict was §170 57; net income for each, §114 34. The Inspectors estimate next year’s expenses at §145,000, and the income §90,000. The Inspectors recommend the removal of the present Chaplain in order to increase the welfara aud prosperity of the institution. The Warden, in lits report, gives a history of the prison, a# it is about to be removed to Concord, and makes tile following recommendations: That as much of section 58, chapter 159, General Statutes, as reads “not exceeding two years,” may be amended so as to read “not exceeding three years.’’ That the Legislature of 1878 be urged to pass some resolve or bill for the speedy settlement of the boundary line between the State and city lands north of ana adjacent to the prison, in order for the settlement of the city claim tor filling in the fiats, and that a fence may be built on the line to protect the interest of the Commonwealth. That the hoard pass rule# governing the issue of tobacco to the convicts by the contractors. That the board, under the provisions of the law, take action defining the jurisdiction and duties of i>ll offiier# of Hie prison. I lint. in addition to the present prison force aphorized by law, there bean increase of six, to be called supernumeraries, with a salary not exceeding §50 per month. That the whole law in regard to conditional pardons be modified or amended, for as It I# It Is nonoperative except in life sentences and its provisions vague, with much difference of opinion existing as to its enforcement. THE CHAPLAIN’S AND PHI SIGI AN’S REPORTS. The report of Chaplain Speare is a disqusitiou on crime, with a recommendation that a State home be established near the new prison at Concord, "where any one once a convict can find temporary refuge,for which he shall return an honest equivalent in work, provided for him upon the laud or otherwise, as the season of the year and other circumstances shall permit.” Dr. Lattimer, the prison physician, reports that since his last report no epidemics of a serious nature have prevailed. During the past year the Jai Iv applicant# for advice and treatment numbered 11,<>35. During the year eleven deaths occurred. Mi. Citwhing Tenacious. lo the Editor of The Globe: Sir: The test I proposed wa# iu these word*: “I will furnish au official record of the penalties imposed on the liquor traffic for violation# of law in seven years of prohibition. You shall furnish a similar record of penalties imposed during seventy years of license.” I made plain reference to “penalties,” and no reference to anything else, lf the seven years’ prohibitory penalties were most, I was right; if not. I was wrong. I did not say that the penalties did any good. I only said I would furnish an official record of their amount. I herewith furnish an instalment, to which additions will be made it needed: Senate Doc. No. 8, p. 18,1871; Senate Dos. No. ll, p. 8-9, 1873, and Senate Doc. 25, p. ll, 1875, show that §1,025.008 ill were paid to County Treasurers for fines and costs In liquor cases, nearly all being paid in five and a half years of prohibition. Was I right iii relation to penalties? if so, I was right in the only thing I claimed. H. I). Cushing. November 16, 1877. Commonwealth Consolidated. [From the Tuscarora Times, November IO.) During the past week the Common vealth Consolidated Mining Company has been engaged in surveying their grounds, preparatory to commencing active operations. A contract has already been let for sinking on the Veritas to the depth of IOO feet, which will be driven down at all possible speed, three shifts being engaged. This property i# iii close proximity to the Grand Priz3, and cannot but prove valuable by proper development, as the location is a very favorable one indeed. The company are also the owners of the All Alone, and intend in a few days to develop that ground also by a 100-foot shaft, bids for which will he duly advertised. We notice that the stock of the above company is now quoted at §2 IO in the San Francisco Stock Boards. What Joseph Said to Howard at the Surrender. Lieutenant Wood, Assistant Adjutant-General to General O. O. Howard, is in Washington. At the time of the surrender of Chief Joseph to General Miles, Lieutenant Wood made a report of the speech delivered by the chief, which was a# follows: “Tell General Howard I know his heart. What he told me before I have it in my heart. I am tired of fighting. Our chiefs are killed. Looking Glass Is dead. The old men are all dead. It is the young men who say yes or no. He who led on the young men is dead. It is cold and wet; we have no blankets. The little children are freezing to death. My people, some of them, hare run away to the hills, and have no blankets, no food. No one knows where they are—perhaps ireezing to death. I want to have time to look for my children and sec how many of them I can find. May be I ehall find them among the dead. Hear me, mv chiefs; I am tired. My heart is sick and sad. From where the sun now stands I will fight no more forever.” GEN ERAL BUTLER’S WOOING. How Ile was Captured by the Fair Anna Dickin#on--A Scene at the Globe Theatre During the Initial Performance of tile “Crown of Thorn#.” [Boston Correspondent Detroit Free Press.] ’ It was the first night of a new play at the Globe Theatre, Boston, in the year of grace L87—. It was the first appearance of a now tragedienne. The new tragedienne was to appear in the new play— she had written the play herself. The auditorium was crowded with the beauty and culture of Boston. Nearly everybody present had one or more ancestors to boast of. It was a model Boston audience—remote, unfriendly, solitary, slow. Baderschneider’s bar-keeper, ’rouud the corner, said he never knew a night when gentlemen were called out so seldom, between the acts, to see a man. It was the second scene of the third act. Lovely Anna Boleyn, the heroine of tho play, had just thrown herself into the arms of bluff King Hal, with all the graceful abandon of a falling derrick, and a gentle murmur, as nearly like applause as could consist with the propriety of a top-shelf Boston audience, was rippling over the sea of face#, wlion all ears were stunned t>y a sound as of two kid gloves colliding, in the first box on tho O. P. side. A hundred eye-glasses were concentrated upon the noisy applauder. A hundred cold shivers attacked the gazers as his identity was perceived. The gentleman in the box was Benjamin F. Butler. Unconscious of or indifferent to the public notice, the enraptured gentleman continued his applause, until the fair performer rewarded him with a smile whieh rivalled a cast-iron angel’s iii its sweet intensity. It finished Benjamin. Let the dramatic writer of the future tell the story of how he fared a-wooing. He will tell it somewhat as follows: Act III. Scene I. A New York hostelry. Enter Anna Boleyn: “Why ain I.thus the sport ami prey of dire suspense? Thrice bath the noble Prince of Natick lowly offer made of hand and heart anil regal state, next only to tile throne, nor lacking hope of that. And thrice hath been refused. 'Nay, suitor,’ answered I: ne autor ultra crepidam, in classic phrase, and grieved him sore. Ah, well-a-dayl Another suitor comus and titles high. Essex and Glo’ster, Lowell’s Duke and Hunting a Suzerain—nor these alone. The broad domains of Missis#!))’ do hold a fief of him and by Ilia noble son. the valiant Adalbert. The fleets of (Ho’ster hail blin lord of sea and land. The granite graves of Anna's Cape do hold a royalty to him, whence stately palaces are born to deck tile lofty Capitol. A’ hath a winsome face aud merry wit beside. And yet, aud vet-” and so forth, and so on, in the customary decasyllabic wooil-pile style of blank verse, shall the poet of the future sing the love of Benjamin and its untoward fate, when we are all comfortably boarding in the Elysian fields and amazed to learn that we lived iii such a pastoral age. Not Schiller, deiqwiled of fair Briseis; not Haul when David whitewashed him on the first base; not even the woman whose baby got the second prize at the show last week, e’er felt such wrath, resentment and despair as B. Ii. when he received tile unkind conge from his fair tragedienne. MORE RAILROAD RETURNS. Tho Business of the Lowell and Andover, the Boston, Revere Bench anil Lynn, the Union Freight and the Newburyport City Railroad# Summarized. Tlie following railroad return# are additional to those heretofore published: NEWBURYPORT CITY RAILROAD. Capital stock issued....................... §07,000    OO Total amount of funded debt............ as,OOO OO Total gross debt liabilities................ 25.000    OO Total net debt liabilities.................. 17,520    02 Total expended for construction......... 122.528    33 Whole amount of permanent invest- lmnts.................................... 122,528    33 Total property ami assets................. 130,(Xii    41 Amount of sinking and contingent funds 5,204    OO Total general traffic expenses............ 781    22 Total expenses of operating the road....    781    22 Total net Income......................... 5,250    Bl Total surplus September 30,1877........ 8^001    41 Length of main line of road from Boston and Maine crossing to City Wharf depot, miles................................ 2 LOWELL AND ANDOVER RAILROAD. Capital stock Issued....................... §500,OOO    OO Total amount of funded debt............. 215,000    OO Total gloss debt liabilities................ 215,OOO OO Total net debt liabilities.................. 187,079    OO Total expended for construction........ 742,045    14 Whole amount of permanent investments..................................... 742.045    14 Total property and assets................. 7693916    08 Ti tai net income........................ 53,252    73 Dividends declared, 7 per cent,, tor the year....................................... 35,000    OO Total surplus. September 30,1877....... 54,906    08 Length of main line of road from Low- «l\ to Andover, mile* .............. 8 Total length of branches owned by company, miles............................... I UNION FREIGHT RAILROAD. Capital stock authorized by charter  §500,000    OO Capital stock'issued...................... 300,000    00 Number of stockholders................. 3 Total net debt............................. None Total property and assets of company... §289,616    88 Total income............................... 16,560    22 Total expense of operating road......... 8.336    t!4 Net income................................. 13,173    58 Balance for the year..................... 13,173    58 Total deficit................................ 10,383    14 Total number of miles ruu during the year..........      4130 Total nuraliei tons freight carried ........117,054 Number af persons killed................. I HALEM STREET RAILROAD. Capital stock authorized by charter  §150,000    OO Ca) ital stock Issued........................ 150,100    OO Number of stockholders.................. 63 Total net debt...............   36,324    67 To:a1 cost of cousti uctiou................ 203,569    52 Total property and assets of compauy...    208,592    95 Nit bienne................................. 325    03 Dividends declared........................ 325    OS Total surplus.............................. 20,872    95 Miles ol single track .............   7426 BOSTON, REVERE BEACH    AND LYNN    RAIL ROAD. Receipts from local passengers ou roads operated by this company.............. §94,976    38 Receipts from other sources............. 2,181    46 Total receipts from passenger department...................................... 97,157    84 Total transportation earnings............ 97,157    84 I’remium on stock bona#.................. 9    OO Gross ferry receipts,,..................... 19,913    92 Total income.............................. 115.080    70 Taxes, State and local..................... 2,061    40 General salaries, office expenses aud miscellaneous, not embraced in classes 3 and 4................................ 13,233    80 Insurance premiums and loss by tire aud damages for tires set by engines..    983    IO Regain* of road, exclusive of bridges, new rails aud new ties.................. 6,411    73 Iron rails laid. deductiugoid rails taken • up.......................  367    78 .Steel rails laid, deducting old rails taken up................................. 455    50 New ties (number 663) cost............ 228    83 Repair# of bridge#........................ 603    77 Repairs of building# and fixture# (stations aud table#)........................ 788    OI Repairs aud addition# to machine shops and machinery........................ IOO    OO Repairs of fences, roan crossings anil signs...................................... 114    99 Removing ice and snow................. 1.462    20 Repairs of locomotives................... 5,668    45 I uel for engines and cars. 2 cords of wood, cost §9 50,1313 tons of coal, cost §632 1 75 ............................ 6,331    25 Water and water stations................ BOI    43 I uet for stations and shops.............. 591    80 Oil and waste........................... 1,334    86 Switchmen, watchmen, Hag and engine men..................................... 4,536    SI Other supplies............................. 295    30 Repairs of passenger, mail and baggage ears..............................   4,510    08 Salaries. wages and Incidentals of passenger trains........................... 14,109    92 Salaries, wages and incidentals of passenger stations.......................... 6,840    47 Damages and gratuities.,................. 506    86 Total ferry expenses ..................... 10,078    89 Total expenses embraced In elasses I, 2. 3 and 4.................................... 88,337    89 Total net income above operating ex- jtenses.......................   26,742    87 Interest accrued during the year on funded debt, F18C 68; on other debt, #8660 63 ................................. 8,847    31 Dividend, 2 per cent....................... 6,984    OO Date of late divide nu, Dec. 15,1866..... Balance for the ye-ar...................... I®,911    56 Surplus at conimene', ment of the year...    38.406    20 Total surplus September SO. 1877........ 49.317    76 Miles ruu by passenger trains............ 89,295 Total number of passengers carried ......857.372 Passenger mileage........................ 6,430,270 Passenger mileage to aud from other roads...................................... 4,112 Total season ticket passenger# (rouud trip)....................................... 36,894 Passengers to Boston (Including season). 469,664 Passengers from Boston.................. 401,478 Season ticket passengers to aud from Boston (one round trip dally)........... 26,708 Number of persons killed................. 2 Number of persons injured............... I “Uncle Sam Must be a Gentleman.” To the Editor of The Globe: SIU: The resumptionist# and anti-silver men dislike to be called Shylocks. But what" would Shylock say? Might not he, who only demanded what was “nominated in the bond,” object to being classed with those who, having lent paper, and knowing that so long as paper remains legal-tender, they may be repaid In what they lent, are ready to foreclose every mortgage, evict every householder, bankrupt every trader, blast every family aud bring every debtor to utter despair by precipitating specie resumption of that paper, aud declaring the nation shall be solvent when its tax-payers are ruined? For the bondholders pay no tax on their bonds, lf these selfish men—maiir of them arch hypocrites, who mask their mercenary fears and greed under a solemn head-shaking, high-toned regard for the “public faith, pledged to resumption in 1879”—dislike the epithet “Shylock," let them refrain from stigmatizing as “repudiators,” or even “inflationist#," those who, while believing all unredeemable paper a villany from the start, oppose premature resumption of the present stock of palier, against which premature dist urbance of the paper standard the United States Court gave, by its deeisiAi of 1870, a virtual pledge to every buyer and seller In Hie land. See Knox vs. Lee, 12, Wallace 457. Whether the resumption aet, or the agitation that preceded it. deterred enterprise by the threat of grievous shrinkage or not—as most men, not lunatics, would predict—is a matterof opinion. Few men, in their sensed1, who have seen the avalanche of bankruptcies since that agitation, will believo, either, that fixing this date of 1879, for the resumption of specie payments, was anything but a liap-hazard guess alan uncertaiuty; or, that when tax-payers are getting ruined the nation is getting solvent and able to pav! Let tho resuraptionists think of the possibility that in self-defence an impoverished people may resist taxation. At all events the men who think they have been enriched bv a selfish and premature attempt to disturb the standard by which, during and after the war, property was measured, are not likely to be persuaded or molified or terrified by hard names. Too many hundred thousand unemployed and distressed soldiers, hired at §13 a month in gold, have been paid off in paper at the rate of less than §5 a month, to take much stock in thejbond-holders’ cry, "Uncle Sam must be a gentleman.” Veteran. THE ‘‘EVANGELINE’’ ROW. Nat Goodwin Ray# Hi# Wife’# Ribs were Not Tickled and Give# a Lively Description of His Scrimmage with Singleton. Miss Eliza Weatherby and her husband, Nat Goodwin, having severed their connection with the “Evangeline” combination, have arrived in New York and are stopping at the Union Place Hotel. Mr. Goodwin is very indignant, says the World, at the reports which have got abroad concerning his reasons for leaving the “Evangeline” party and very anxious that his side of the story should be given, as he says, “as much in justice to myself as for my wife’s sake.” It will be remembered that a Western paper printed a story to the effect that an actor named Singleton poked Miss Weatherby in the side while the compauy was playing in Chicago; that Mr, Goodwin thereupon was angry, but Miss Weatherby was not; that Mr. Goodwin abused Mr. Singleton roundly aud that the stage manager fined Mr. Goodwin §10, which lie refused to pay, and therefore took himself and Miss Weatherby from out of the combination. A reporter of the World called on him on Thursday to get his version of the affair. “Is it true that you left the ‘Evangeline’ Company because Mr. Singleton tickled your wife’s ribs?” he was asked. “No, sir,” was the emphatic reply, “there is not a word of truth in it.” “Were not your wife’s ribs tickled?” “Of course not; the whole story is false. My wife is not the person to allow it, nor" am I the man to stand it. Nobody tickled her ribs, nobody touched her.” “Whose ribs were tickled, then?” “Nobody’s, that I know of. The whole thing was this: In the last act of ‘Evangeline,’ you know, I have to drag on a dog. While I was doing this Singleton, who was assistant prompter, made a noise behind tho scenes, aud J signalled to him to stop. He then called out, ‘I shall do my dutv,’ In a tone so loud that it was heard in front or the house. When my scene was over I went off and diet Singleton behind the scenes, and asked him what he meant. He said he would shoot the heart out of me, and I said lie was no gentleman, and that if be was I would knock him down. I then went to my dressing-room to change, and while I was there Singleton went up to my wife, called me out of my name and said that he would shoot me like a dog, that he had shot oue man already, and that was what he would do for me. This frightened my w ite anti she came to me and asked me not to go near Singleton, which I promised. After I had dressed I went up to the stage and heard .Singleton in one of the rooms cursing me most vilely and threatening to kill me. I went rn ami said to him that we were alone and that I would give him all the satisfaction lie wanted right then. He made no answer and so I spat in his face, anil then sailed iii and gave bim a thorough licking. It lasted about ten minutes, and I came oil tirst best man, though he weighs 170 pounds and is much larger than me. I whaled him so that he has been laid up ever since. Next morning lie had me arrested and I went to court; it is not true that my wile went too, as the papers say; she stayed at home. The case was dismissed anil that was all. I then sent in my resignation, and my wife sent hers, and when I went to draw my pay on Saturday I found that Mr. Tarr, the stage manager, had fined me §10. I paid it and I have got a receipt. Mr. Rice tried hard to get me back, aud asked my father to persuade me to return, but I would not. Mr. Rice had treated me badly any way, because we were getting $300 a week aud a percentage. Mr. Rice thought my wife and I wctc making too much money, so I was glad to leave anv way.” “Then Miss Weatherby is unhurt?" “Why, certainly. She was angry, of course, at the treatment I received; that Is all. and she was annoyed at the talk about her being tickled in the ribs. We do not like that sort of newspaper notoriety.” "Then I can safely say that nobody’s ribs were interfered with?” "Yes, sir, excepting Singleton’s and,” with a smile of satisfaction, "I tell you, I just gave it to him.” Mr. Goodwin added that he is going to play now at the Comique for two weeks. Being asked if his wife would act there too, he replied: “Oh, dear no. I eau act anywhere, you know. We are going to get up a first-class burlesque company to take on the road, and we shall start In a few weeks.” THE “TEMPERANCE LOAFER” QUESTION. A < liaracteriNtic Letter on the (Subject by Mr. Henry H. Faxon—The Problem of Temperance Reform. Henry H. Faxou, in a characteristic letter to the Secretaiy of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, defines his position on the "temperance loafer”-questlon, and endeavors to show that half the reform clubs in Massachusetts are being rendered worthless through the undue ambition of incompetent men who aspire to manage the institutions. After asking the union to accept a cabinet organ for the use of the Friendly Inn, Mr. Faxou says; “It is a pleasure to help and encourage the ladies of your organization, because the members bend their energies in forwarding tile good work, aud do not spend their time in w rangling among themselves about who .shall fill the various offices. Half the reform clubs in the Ktato have been broken up or demoralized by members who, as soon i mutant pl ai es As regards the Friendly Inn, I want to caution you as they got sober, thought that they were fitted for the most important places in the gift of the club. against extending help to loafers. There are thousands in the community who are seeking whom they may devour, and wear the garb of honesty only so long as it will maintain them without work. I am satisfied that too much money has been wasted in trying to bel)) those who were devoid of principle and would not try to help themselves. The men who keep sober a while, not from principle, but policy, are usually the class who are afraid of the Billie aud of politics. Any man who considers that the reading of the Scriptures, pray- Mll detn ing, or voting for temperance officials mental to the interests of any organization, is a poor helper and a bar to its prosperity. It is useless to make any structure stand without a good foundation, and it is equally hard to make a man out of one of those beings who are lacking in moral principles. While I often express a sympathy for the worthless class alluded to, I cannot adviso the I reaking up of healthy institutions by admitting or harboring them.” Miniatures for brooches and lockets for Christmas at Notman Sc Campbell’s, 4 Park street-. Buys’ and Children’# Clothing. # The great sale of boys’ and children’s clothing by Hie manufacturers, at the Old .South Clothing House, which will be begun today, will undoubtedly add to the immense trade which that establishment is now enjoying. Mr. George R. Brine, the manager, proposes to dispose of the entire wholesale stock of (he establishment at such low prices as will astonish the people and clear the counters before the first of the new year. This is done to introduce the goods of this house into every New England family, and the list of prices ought to insure success. _ About 850 boys’ coatee suits, in ten different styles, ages from ten to seventeen years, are offered at §5, §0, $7 and §8 each, the usual retail prices being §8, §9, §10, §12 aud §14; 500 boys’ Alexis suits, long pants, fourteen different styles, ages seven to thirteen years, are offered at §4, §5, §6 and §7, the usual prices being §7, §8, §9, §10 and §12; 350 children’s imperial suits, in twelve different styles, ages three to ten year#, are offered at §2 50, §3, §3 50, §4 aud §5, usual retail prices §4, $5, §6 and §8. In addition to this nearly 1000 boys’ and children’s overcoats, of all ages, sizes and styles, are offered at §3 50, §4, §5, $6, §8 and §10, being a reduction of about fifty per cent, from this season's regular retail prices. Parents will undoubtedly embrace this unusual opportunity to clothe their bove, and take advantage of tile enterprise of this house. Privileges of the Y. M. C. Association. In addition to the advantages of its reading-room, library, sociables, concerts and lectures the Association offers free to its members classes in book-keeping, penmanship, French, German and New Testament Greek. A class in vocal music is held, with twenty lessons for one dollar. Competent instruction in all these branches is guaran teed. 'J he class in book-keeping commences next Wednesday evening. Membership in the Association is only one dollar per year. For Christmas—New effects of portraiture, colored tablets, photo-reiievo# and inezzotiutos, at Notman & Campbell’s, 4 Park street. The Bromite Id Street Church Fair. The Ladies’ Fair, now in progress in Bromfield Street Methodist Episcopal Church, has met with se much encouragement that it has been resolved to continue it until IO o’clock Friday evening. A great collection of excellent articles is on sale, and tlie cafe supplied by the generous contributions of the people and the Quincy, Milliken, Norfolk and New England houses, and Brigham’s, furnish most enjoyable meals at the usual hour#. Russians Reeking Contracts iii Amertoa. An agent of the Russian Government who has been in Philadelphia for several days is empowered to make a contract with parties in this country for tile construction of a bridge to be thrown across the Danube into Roumania. The requirements are such, however, that the leading company in Philadelphia distrusts its ability to meet them, and has declined the contract. It is provided that the bridge shall be of iron and 2100 feet long, but without any supporting pier from shore to shore, tile whole to be completed before the opening of the spring campaign. For such a bridge tile Russian Government is willing to pay §3,000,000. An order was received In Philadelphia on Friday from the same Government for 400 locomotives, but the terms offered are not satisfactory, and a member of the Baldwin Locomotive Works Company sailed at once to negotiate further at St. Petersburg. ■ ■ rn rn mm mm. ama HALFORD TABLE SAUCE. For Family Use Excelled by None. Every Respectable Dealer Keeps It._ CURES like a MAGIC TOUCH DR GROSVENOR^ettUANODYMf •’ ■' POROUS' •' • ■PLASTER:OTatci) Mintrers.SOMETHING NEW And Worthy the Consideration of Every One who Possesses a Watch. THE AMERICAN WATCH-WINDER, Superior to any watch-winding device, (not excepting Die stem-winder.) does not affect the time and can be niiplicd to ii I met t any watch. Is durable, and when applied it becomes a part of the watch, yet can be detached for the purpose of setting the hands and readily convenient and can be wound as readily in the dark as in the light; avoids tile necessity of bunting up the key and the perplexity whieli might result from tile loss of. it, It tends to keep the watch clean, as it is a wellknown fact that more dirt anil dust reaches the movement of the watch through the use of the common key, than from anv other source. Have one put on your watch, aud when once used you will never discard it. Tile AMERICAN WATCH-WINDER is furnished and applied by all Watch Dealers and Repairers. For further Information inquire of your watchmaker.^Cursing Bottles.Burr’s Patent Nursing Bottle ca r , ct Q J3 "d cd cs CD rn sr 3 o 0 p 3 a12 ' ss 3 imperfection in the Mouth-Guard It is a serious objection to the MOU THOU ARD* of ordinary bottles that, being separate, they must be forced on the tube over the nipple, and then twilled around to adjust them firmly—which chufa# unit wear# out the rubber nipple#, and speedily necessitates the purchase of new oues. Hie Burr Patent obviates this Inconvenience and expense bv means of its “admirably combined Mouth-Guard, Nipple aud Tube Connector," constructed of one piece of wood. We manufacture under our patents and trade-marks several different stylus of Nursing Pottles, retailing at from 25 to 75 ceuts. each bear mg a distinctive name as described in our trade Its* Caution to Mothkrs and Nurses.—We have stopped several infringers on our patent right from manufacturing aud selling I mi tat iou* of Burr's Patent Nursing Bottles. As some of these base imitations are still in tho market, we caution all purchasers of our bottles to see that our Patent Stamps are on the mputh-guard and stopper, and that the words, • Burrs Patent Nursing Bottle," are blown in the glass bottle. See our circular, giving directions for cleansing the bottles, tubes, etc. M. 8. BURR A CO., Patentees and Manufacturers, 485 Tremont street, Boston. Mass. hats, Caps, &c.SILK HATS.Lamest Styles. At lowest prices and exchanged. PLATT, Practical Matter, manufacturer of Fine Silk Hats, Derby Hats and Society Regalia, 139 Court St., opposite Stoddard. ct T T ll I RPT IN THE LATEST STTLK.Cleaned ll I JL J JV and Polished ms when new, for only §1, IJT A ritCt at BURT A EMMONS'S,788 Washington JtlxX A lo jat. and 71 Cambridge st. Cag £tobes.GAS STOVESFor Heating*. WARRANTED ODORLESS I Call and SEE THEM IN OPERATION at 547 Washington St.R. HOLLINGS & CO.ISreah, Cracfcrrs, tot. DIET BISCUIT Prepared from CRUSHED OATS and WHEAT, and put up especially for Invalids aud infants by W. BLANCHARD Si CO., successors to BOND. BLANCHARD,WORTHEN A CO., lit Canal Afreet, Boston, Opposite B. A M. Passenger Depot.$ lour, $robisums* Ut. USE THESKELETON BRAND OFBORED CODFISH,In 5 pound Boxes. AT RETAIL AT ANI GROCERS. TRADE SUPPLIED BY HENRY MAYO & CO. PARFREY & REASH, New Flour Store, 93 Union and 164 Blackstone Street#. TO THE PUBLIC. We present our Card and solicit attention to PRICES THIS DAY of several of th. Brands oi Flour we manufacture, and aim to keep la OF ST LOUIS, GOLD LEAF and GOLDEN HA .VALL. made by the New Patent Process from the CHOICEST WHEAT and wauranted to give full ami complete satisfaction. Returnable ai our expense if not good. Pride of St. Louis, White Wheat Patent, per bbl..§9 50 Gold Leaf, White and Amber Wheat, per bbl...... 8 OO Golden Hftxall, best Winn. Patent, per bbl....... 9 75 White Grit Minn. Spring, per bbl w........ 7 75 Delivered in city anil adjacent towns free of charge. Come aud see our*samples. Buy a barrel aud try, and thus save money thereby. Oct. 19,1877.    PARFREY    St    PEASE.^furnaces, Manges, ut. HAWKES* FURNACE, With Patent Grate and Patent Door, by whieh clogging in the fire pot and the escape of gas and ashes are. wholly prevented. ALL CAST IRON, VERY HEAVY, WITH CUP JOINTS, our original form of construction, and admitted by all experts as tho very best form for a gas-tight furnace. Our testimonials and endorsements are numerou# and unquestioned. They will be shown on application, with the Furnace and Improvements. Our furnace pamphlet will be sent upon application.HAWKES, NASH & CO., 12 Bedford St, Boston.WOLLASTON HEATING & VENTILATING CO., MANUFACTURERS OF DR. PIBRCE’8Improved Wrought Iron Fii rn a rot. STOVES, CASTINGS, STEAMLESS HOLLOW-WARE. Etc. Nos. 44 and 46 Union Street, Boston, M&sa. Users of furnaces should not forget that PLATE Iron never cracks, but bends before breaking. Plato Iron can be chipped and caulked, and putty is not required In Its joints. Estimates furnished at short notice. Foundry at Wollaston, Ma##, H. A. PINKHAM, Agent.  ■■—.*■*  ................. ■"    —"*■■■    '    '".IL'i?Iftrstautams. E. STEIMLE HAS REOPENED HIS LUNCH ROOM AT No. 27 Congress St (Formerly at 43Vz-) The celebrated CURRY every Tuesday and Thursday. DECOSTEB’3 LADIES’ AND GENTS' OYSTER HOUSE and Restaurant, 069 and 671 Washington St., next door to Boylston Museum, opposite Beach street, Boston. ICE CREAM, RESTAURANT FRANCAIS, 3 Hayward Place. Breakfast and Dinner. 50ct#., consisting of 5 dishes to choice and I dessert, with one bottle French claret; Cate mocha 6c. .Saloon and private room boarders wanted at moderate prices, E. LARCHER D’HKNN, Proprietor. CHEAPEST PLACE IN BOSTON. COSTA’S RESTAURANT. 822 Washington St. 822. Open until midnight. Parties. Wedding#, I linnet a aud Suppers supplied with ever? requisite at short notice aud on reasonable terms.alc auk Eager Urn. MOESLEIN CELEBRATED CINCINNATI Lager Bier. For Sale Wholesale and Retail, and Carefully Bottled.WM. HOUSMAN, o. 6 SOHM street, cor. WasMagton Street, Sole Agent for New England States. MUNICH LAGER BEER, MASSEY’S PHILADELPHIA ALE, And BASS’S ILI LE ALE. JAS. M. SMITH Si CO.. 9 Court Square.$air Meetotcr. LA FRANCS*GOLDEN FLUID! FOR IMPARTING TO THE HUMAN HAIR OF WHATEVER COLOR, A RICH AND BEAUTIFUL SUNNY. GOLDEN HUE, So much sought after aud admired, can be procured ot CAUTER, HAE RIS & HAWLEY., Druggist*, 356 Washington street, aud at Druggists’ and Ladies’ Hair stores. Price *1.50. Large Bottle# 92.50. N. B.—Artificial Hair colored at short notice. The GOLDEN FLUID furnished by the Quart or Pint. Address P. O. Box 3074, Boston. housekeepers. E. CLEMENT’S Improved Double Diamond Cement, For repairing Broken Crockery, Glass Ware, etc., wholesale and retail, of the manufacturer, E. CLEMENT, 170 Tremont st. Trial bottles 15cents. Sample dozen sent free on receipt of §1. ;

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