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Cincinnati Weekly Enquirer (Newspaper) - December 12, 1877, Cincinnati, Ohio4 the Cincinnati weekly enquirer wednesday morning. December la 1877.washington. Silver threads among the Gold. Inc nah Latzl attempt la the in cml or the Gold brag Mentor Mot then Molden kit Ort in the t Ann of the people me deliver Home Knock doom a re Union to the Money shark senator Fust i. Of Laal Aiana Anil or. Justice Hurlan if Yon please. Svecia dispatch to the enquirer. Fuji tux d. A. December 5, 1877. Remarkable Sample or Ritorna. There i it Story out to night that Hoyt s Renoul nation As commissioner of Indian affairs was seat in surreptitiously on monday last. The Story goes that a into Nate Friend of Ilyes from Ohio spoke to him on monday morning before the extra session adjourned and asked him what he would do if Hoyte a name was not acte m before the extra session expired. Haves replied that in that event he would Send in another name. On tuesday morning in ayes Friend called his attention to the fact that Hoyt had been renominated. And suggested that he must have re onside us his determination of monday morning. The president expressed Surprise and a Aidha certainly 11is.i not signed 11 Ytis Renoch Tiou. A Cabinet meeting in s he d that Day. And u Lien ser rotary Sheurs came to the Cabinet tie president asked him Urbont it. And he is reported to have said that a Llovet had been nominated Unce he Sud posed it was the presidents intention to Renoi i Nuie him and he therefore directed his private Secretary or. Mitchell to make out anew nomination. The president indignantly reprobate the . Inquiry to night elicits the fact that in the copy of nominations furnished for req a garters to copy and which is usually on manifold paper have a a name was out of tiie regular order and was placed below the nominations for postmasters. It was at the Bottom of the list and was written differently from the other nominations. The Republican of this City will publish the Story to Morrow Anil comment mgt on it editorially. It will say quot a most remarkable Story will be found on the first Page of this Issue. It is no less than the allegation that a member of the Cabinet has been guilty of the virtual forgery of the name of the executive t it the renomination of an officer whose previous nomination had lapsed by the failure of the Senate to upon it. The Story is simply incredible. If it is proven True the president will of course at once demand the portfolio of the minister. This is the least he can do. Resy it not alike for himself and the High office entrusted to his keeping demands special dispatch to the enquirer. Washington december 10, 1877. Splitting miser thread. For some time past there has been a discussion at the Treasury department As to whether Silver received for dues to the government usually paid in currency should be counted As Coin. It will be seen that the inquiry is full of suggestion and it was considered in All bearings. Secretary Sherman decided that a distinction should be made by counting As Coin All Silver received for usual Coin payments Ami counting As currency All Silver received for usual currency payments. The consequence will be the Large receipt of Silver for fees internal taxes and miscellaneous currency dues. It May or May not affect the currency balance which has now considerable six Var i it according to the variations in the Regul payments from the Treasury. Some debtors ask Lor Stiver and shopkeepers and hankers frequently Send Large notes to the Treasury to get Silver change. The Treasury pays it out As fast As there is any demand for it. On. St a n Ley. On Stanley Matthews made a two hours speech in the senat quot to Day in advocacy of his Resolution that the Bonds should be paid in Silver. It was the first set speech made by the new senator and while neither the subject nor the place afforded him any Opportunity for rhetorical flourish it was developed quit quot Early in his remarks that he is a powerful reason and is solid in argument lie made two excellent Points it Hie was that a Given number of grains of Silver would buy More of any com Moditz in the Mark to Bonds Batik stocks Nur Chandie. Any thing Gold excepted than the same number of grains of in 1s70, showing that Silver had not depreciated de monetized though it was. Ijuin Gold a 1 appreciated to a fictitious value by being male the single Standard. Agar he he a that it was misuse of language to Niv that the government had exit and Edil fun bowl. Lie denied this a ii and su-1 that the a re put i t a Market and in a a t of them at the or option awl for a portion of them Gie a Nynek vie accepted. When Matthew had finished his very cogent Speed t of inkling offered and amendment i. A me form a toe r. from e. Neur rent to t. And Tab of that i object was to bring the before the president for his signature in eight a b a the of ousts. Thurman took occasion t it Objet to the . And it u i til d at the til., tin in Union of the to Side int was led want hut a tie Opinio of tie two Ilou is lit t 111 g a e s to. At tiie. Ides Olit Duilid have a Chance to express i opinion w hen the ii Kimi Bill was Sei l to my. 1 a u till an also made this amendment the occasion t j make a snort , which sii oae 1 him t a be a warm a Silver adv Date As Jimiso Enohe Rue. F i Row tin is intr Dili comes units the , Ami tiie Reso uti ii May not Altalib debated until that bid l disposed of but it Wil foil a immediately it business. h a is sen fol to i in a without any opposition Worth mentioning. In a is mad a a a Endi against there were Only eight votes Aiu Wiist him cast by Allison uni Eron of Wisconsin Hamlin Howe Ingalls Mcmillan Morrill and tum is. the senat is jul. For tie. First time a Nee the senators from tiie seceding state., marched but Kutis w As a Init congratulated by Botti Republican and democratic Ben tons. Tar. I Itice Hurlan. If you Flentse. John m. Liar an of Kentucky was sworn in As associate Justice of the supreme court to Day. At twelve o clock precisely the justices of me supreme court with Hief Justice Waite at their head entered the court chamber and took seats on the Bench. Gem ral Harlan arrayed in his judicial gown entered tiie chamber with the other justices hut remained standing near the clerk s office. Tiie chief jul Tice then stated Attiat the commission of John m. Harlan to be a associate Justice of the supreme court of the United states was before the court and he instructed the clerk to Natl the commission. At the conclusion of the Reading of tie commission. General Harlan took the oath of office and seated himself on tiie Bench. Tie first Kcal Dia Dunkion of tiie mexican ten cation of this Congress came up to Day. On tiie question of reference of the president s message to committees. There have been allusions to tiie troubles on the Rio Grande especially when the army appropriation Bill was under consideration hut there was no Bush expression of apprehensions of War As occur red to in in. In reporting the Resolution referring to the presidents message or. Wood referred All matters relating to foreign matters to the committee on foreign affairs. Hewitt of new York wanted to have More emphasis Given to tiie mexican question and hence offered a amendment giving the committee enlarged Powers in thereto. Tie discussion that followed was participated in by Hewitt. Cox Garfield. Bur Chard step Xis Lolale. Mills and others All of whom except Mills expressed views in favor of such action As would Lead to a peaceful solution of the difficulties. Milis expressed no doubt the of his own in Media a com it titu ends and of Lexa is generally when he intimated that As Mexico was in a Wehrom. Stut a of revolution All attempts at pc Aei Lul in got nation by diplomacy were futile and annl of a a would chi ept the song Arm of military pow to. The truth is to it 1 Genei any i for a Little by my on the bottler. I Witt Oid tin e i tem Ruei g Milky who represent titu in cd i Euti re Are on the Silti Jei t. I cause they see iii the least 111 tim Tiou Nln a 11 i i a my e Imre w a.-, tier n in it s i Komi a. Be t Only a la or i o is. I g i the i of lie committee ill o at. I t. I noun 1 it Dpi an t. pal in a Eilo g by tii we. De Ujj t from tin a a in in 11 to Esmi mi., tin y alts. Ali iii in now to v quote a m r. God to it. Tool a iving it it. Charge a the Poilu in Flor 1 Jinni tiee. A Liili. It Nve it. Will uii Sert uti Velv. 1 he ten ii my quot i tic military cum nitty a is naturally to Tuipul Ort army Lumund full i do line wit i military ideas while the l orig to \ flairs committee Wool j Coli Avor to set tie question at Issue with More diplomacy in tie course of the discussion friends of tiie administration and notably Garfield and Lair Chan took Turlieu Lar pains to set aside the impression Liat the aii ministration was doing any thing that would Tena to War. Cox of new Vink who was the Only member of the foreign of finds committee also Sioke on the subject lie indicated that so fur at least As he was concerned he was in favor of recognizing the Diaz government. W Hetle r he spoke lot the committee or not it in Cei Tain in remarks wee not excepted to. On the contrary members of the committee cite Aux near him seemed to approve i remarks that it was the duty of the president to Rico Guise the Dias government As the or Facto go vent men t of Mexico. Hewitt a Resolution was adopted and of the Case now stands the committee on foreign affairs has by solemn Resolution of the House such enlarged Powers that it can Send for persons and papers and take the matter right out of the hands of the military committee in it desires to do so. Wherefore is our Hanning bannings committee had before it to Day the Secretary of War and col. Clous of the Twenty fourth infantry giving their views As to the troubles on the Rio Grande. Neither entertained any apprehensions that War was imminent. Mccrary was questioned closely of to the order issued to general Ord and evoked the admission on the part of that officer that Ord had discretionary orders to Cross the Rio Grande and pursue marauding greasers. The committee wanted him to cite the precedents for such invasion of territory presumed to be at peace with the United states and the Secretary failed to recall any. Investigation of the real motive in the agitation of our Border troubles promises soon to come to Light inasmuch As the foreign affaire committee will now take bold of the subject and bring Secretary Evarts before it to know Why Diaz has not been recognised. Evarts is really the most responsible officer of the government who knows All about the mexican business. It is the intention of the House that if there any real alarm about our mexican relations. The administration must Cut bait or fish. Tie Colorado t Onlest. The contest of Patterson is. Belford from Colorado. Will be called up in the House tomorrow. The debate on this ease will be quite spirited As it has obtained considerable notoriety throughout the country and involves Many new and important questions of 1 no. Judge Harris will open the debate in behalf of Patterson and will be followed by Hiscock of new York for Belford. Some twelve or fifteen speeches will probably he made in the Case it being understood that Alex h. Stephens will be one of the so beakers. France. Another change of the Kaleidoscope. Mitch lion determine upon a policy of resist once a increasing irritation on the fart of tie Hain Bers nne a the people Barbie a a attempt to organise a ministry an Parknow Ledgel failure a Raevis Khoii Koli Minc for the Empire the country on the very be of civil m a. Stecial dispatch to the enquirer. London december 11.�?on sunday night the crisis in France assumed a new shape. Marshal Macmahon determined on a policy of resistance and the following was submitted As a list for the new ministry Public instruction m. Busbie Interior m. De la reentry Justice m. De Peyre Marine. La Ronci Erre de Nourrie Public works m. Beau f Commerce Marquis de Montgolfier War m. Ducrot Interior finances m. Ponder que tier foreign affaire m. De Bonneville prefecture of police m. Pascal. It Rem a to be seen whether the constitutionalists in the Senate will accede to the demand of the soil on sunday evening. Concerning a meeting of this faction a of the senatorial body held at m. Barbie a a request it is exceedingly doubtful if they wiil be induced to favor this desperate adventure. They will certainly refuse it or poll nge the country into civil War. Bocher is horrified of such a Prospect. Marsha Macmahon is greatly excited and there is no telling what will be the final result. It is rumoured that the prefect of police has been changed. On sunday the to Ops composing the Garrison of Paris were confined to their Barracks. To the associated i Russ action of the Bon a artists. Paris december Hona artist senators held a meeting yesterday evening several speakers pointed out that the events of the kith of May were accomplished without to net concurrence and they would not p Irtie Pate in carrying out a similar policy under the same conditions. The k Cabinet already formed. The Republican p piers state that at an interview Between president my Mahon and the a evident of the Senate the marshal stated that the Cabinet was formed and there could be 110 question i Compromise or conciliation. The Sitt Atton very critical. A Correct account of the Duke 1> Audiffret a a a Quier s interview Wilt president Macmahon shows that the latter a Aid that not having succeeded in forming a Cabinet acceptable to he majority of the chamber lie would constitute me to run the majority c f eth Senate. If the Senate refused to accept it. He would i quot sigh rather Titan renew by gotta Timis with m. Dufa lie. The Duke said he had been sent in tie name 01 the to make a a get Appeal to the marshal to save the country for m it eme measures. He was in despair at the a ejection of the Appeal and trembled to think of the frightful responsibility the marshal assumed. The temp Suys the constitutionalists Are much irritated at president Mac Aliotto a rejection of their Appeal. It is asserted that the to a ministry will not intervene in debate in the chamber but will demand dissolution it the end of the month. Alt a. To it i reported the d the new ministry is constituted it is not expected Itiat it will be gazetted to Morrow. Cot it an Pras svy a views. Count Andrassy prote ted against the explanation of this foreign policy Given by the so Eini Oilie Ial Orgas. He said another Factor be Side the treaties must be considered in connection with the relations Between the european Powers foce which could make the treaties valid As to allegations concerning the triple Alliance lie said Austria was the arbiter of her own destinies. No european site could More securely count up Oil obtaining recognition of reasonable and just he declared himself strongly opposed to the idea that i compliance with external prejudices the Christian population of Turkey must be continued under turkish misrule. He denied that Austria was acting under tie influence of Germany and declared no Power in Europe could undertake the settlement of the Eastern question w without the cooperation of Austria and Hungary. Increasing irritation a Batik s Cabinet a fail Crew malt Mahon s attempt to restore the Empire. London december 11.�?a Paris correspondent telegraphs the following quot in consequence of tie irritation caused by president s Curt reception of Duke d add iffy to Pasquier. Tiie majority of tie constitutionalists whom m. Barbie has asked to join his Cabinet have refused and at six o clock this evening the failure of his attempt to form a Cabinet seemed beyond doubt although tiie partisans of the resistance policy m a stained that a Cabinet would be g netted to Morrow. An article in the legitimise Organ. The Union insists that the royalist senators before being asked for a second dissolution ought to be informed to what it is to Lead. This is attracting much attention. It is believed that the article was inspired by a letter from compte de Chambord who has protested against the legit mists supporting a a it policy which could Only Lead to an attempt to restore the Empire to frustrate the plans of those who wish to represent them As ruining France by refusing to vote tiie budget. It is said tie left propose to vote one twelfth of the taxes declaring at the same time that they intend thereby to insure the regular Progress of affairs without however providing for tie Sararo is of the politicians who resist the will of the the death b atrium of to ions i Ier another Lollie Maguire murderer. Special dispatch to the Noufer. H a kit Istir re penn., december 10.�?governor Hartranft today signed the death warrant of 1 Nomas f Isher one of the Mollie Maguiree concerned in the murder in 1>>71 of Morgan Powell a superintendent of a Coal mine in Carbon county. Fisher did not actually participate in tie brutal assassination of Powell but he took an Active part in securing the services it it a yellow Jack Donohue executed at Slauch chunk on the memorable Jatoi j , to commit the Cline and afterwards paid tie murderer Suo which he had collected for the purpose for the Moony work he Hud Lone. Powell wus shot by Donohue in the evening As he emerged from a store the murderer and several a it in wan tor Onu in the Vicinity. Among others b. Ride Fisher Imp ated in the crime was Alexander Campbell hanged on the ame Gallows Edward Kelly and Thomas Doyle Hie Muderer of John p. Jones Uiso a mine superintendent and quot yellow Jack Campbell had also borne a prominent part in the assassination of Jones policeman Yost of Tina qua Schuylkill county for whose murder five Molly Maguiree suffered death on the Gallows at Pottsville on the 21st of june. Sentence i f death had not been pronounced on Thomas p. Fisher when tiie other Carbon Coutv murderers were executed although he had been convicted lie was soon afterwards sentenced to he hanged and a death warrant was issued he the go senior fixing the 10th of september for the execution. A Appeal to the supreme court on a writ of error interrupted the hanging. An unfavourable decision having been rendered in Bis Case the governor to Day issued Bis second death warrant. Designating the 2t�th of february for the sex i fallen the russians hold the fort. Oases my Pasha attempt to break Thren Gli tie liw attack a to front is list rear a desperate Buttles Knas it a f listing in to str or Neon let tonne it or Reader or the whole tar Utah army intense in inf land a do Mand for British Meel lotion. By Cable to the new York Herald. 1 special dispatch to the enquirer London december 11.�?this Day will Witney scenes of the wildest excitement in London. A1i the morning Popera print a did Patch from the Lomanul of Bucharest dated from that City at Niue o clock last night declaring that Osman Pasha surrendered Plevna on sunday and that ail the turkish fortifications Are in the Possession of the russian and romanian armies. It appears that a sortie brought on a severe engagement which was crowned with Complete disaster and after being severely wounded Osman surrendered unconditionally. The first dispatch says that after a severe engagement yesterday before Plevna Osman Pasha who was wounded surrendered unconditionally. The turks in Plevna were dying of hunger and cold. There is great Joy in Bucharest and the City is covered with flags. The second dispatch dated Bucharest 10th, 9 40 p. M., says Plevna is now in the hands of the Russo romanian armies. The Agency russe makes the following announcement quot Osman Pasha quot attempted to break through in the direction of Widding. He was attacked in front and rear and was compelled to Lay Down his arms after a glorious struggle in which he was seriously wounded. All with one voice Praise his All the pent up anxiety and Hope of the War party in England will come to an end to Day. A cruel and crushing blow has been dealt to the blatant panel wrists who have tor months past been telling of the Power of the turkish truths. Osman will cease to be a hero although reports from official russian sources speak of his Courrat in the hour of defeat. Still he has failed and the Turko Phyles of England will never forgive him. Strange to say this blow will cause a Shock although it has been expected for Days Only last evening it was the subject of almost Universal discussion in the clubs. The proposition As put usually took the following form quot after Plevna what a to Day the people of England must make up their minds. It will be interesting to know what the verdict will be. The thunderer gives it up. The times of this morning says that Osman Pasha s surrender is not merely the loss of a considerable army and a Good stronghold but a final collapse of the whole turkish Campaign and the practical Conquest of Bulgaria. The general expectation of Europe has been mistaken. The turks have been As completely Defeated As the austrians were at Sadowa in 1866, and the French at Sedan in 1870. The turks refused the conditions which Europe and England offered and they must now take the. Consequences and sooner or later submit to a forfeiture of her authority if not of her territory in Europe. No european Power least of All will interfere. The moment for peace has come. We Are in Hopes that our government will recommend this to both belligerents. Pope Pio Noso. Another restless Anglit conflicting account of i condition. Special is Natch to the enquirer. London december 11.�? the Pope was unable to leave his bed yesterday morning having passed a restless night lie was better 1 st evening. Four doctors arc in constant attendance on him. There Are no immediate dangerous symptoms. The Osse Vatore tiie a Flicia journal of the Vatican complaining of the alarming reports spread by the Liberal journals affirms that the Pope is retained in bed by a feverish cold hut has not been prevented from receiving the cardinals and trans us tag business. It considers that a re t has been beneficial to the Popes sore leg. And anticipates a speedy recovery. Cardinal Simeoni keeps All foreign governments informed of the condition of his a mostly Rapp. Tie that la Rockville Folk it cited a murdered Man who keep Yeatch and Ward Over a lonely Hoad. Special correspondence of the in Ltd it scr. Brookville ind., december 4. 1877. Away Back in tie Early years of the present Century there arrived in this country an old German hearing the name of Herman Rapp. Casting about lie finally settled in the neighbourhood of Brook Vil in. Between that Point and Laurel. His extremely taciturn manner precluded the possibility of learning much of his previous history but it it said that the fact was established that the old Man s coining to this country was connected with a horrible tragedy no less than the murder of his wife and two children. This fact is partially confirmed by his strange manner and the circumstance that for several years he seemed to be unknown by any previous acquaintances. Walking from Cincinnati Rapp put up at Brook Ville for a few Days and then moved up the country squatting on a tract of land bordering on the River. At this Point the country is much broken and Cut up by deep defiles. In one of. These ravines on a Small plat of level ground backed up by a High Rocky Man Rapp took up his abode. Against this Cliff under a Large shelving Rock he erected a Cabin. The place is so sequestered and tiie country was then so sparsely settled that it was some time before the Retreat was discovered. Here the old Man with Only his trusty Rifle and dog. Gained a livelihood for about leu years by Hunting fishing. The country then abounded with game of All kinds Deer and Bear being very Oleu Laiful. About once a month the old Man would make a trip to Brook t die and not infrequently to Cincinnati to Exchange game and hides for tobacco and Money. As soon As he had transacted his business he would Slink out of town a mysteriously As he had entered it. Hut always about dusk. During these trips All attempts to draw him into conversation beyond what Vas actually necessary in i posing of his goods proved futile and he soon became an of Jeet of curiosity yet no one had dared to meddle with his business. He was of a 1 Irge and powerful Stutie and this Demeanour was enough to overage those he met which May account for his being let . Rapp continued Livi in in this manner for about ton years when one mgt it ring he was discovered by the Roadside dead. His body had a Huilet Hole through it and he had been stabbed in several places. The gentleman who discovered the body went to Brookville in company with several of the inhabitants returned it was then ascertained that Rapp Fiad been in Brookville on the Day previous and bad disposed of h Large Quantity of valuable bides and furs receiving the Money for them and the conclusion arrived at was that he had been murdered. 1 hat any one Man should he Able to kill such a giant As Rapp seemed incredible much More so because he was always a med and on the Alert and that More than one Man should risk their lives for so Small amount of in Urey As he was known to have received was improbable. It was therefore us that the murderers had deeply Laid plans and an object commensurate with those plans. 1 he old Man was buried where he had died with but the cold rocks to Mark his resting place and the occurrence in a couple of weeks had almost ceased to be talked about. Or. Frank the Man win discovered the body of tie murdered Man. of a ion to go to Brookville frequently and it was necessary to puss by this place. Frank was a Man of intemperate habits and it was Seldom that he returned Home before Nightfall. One night As he was passing the grave of old Man Rapp his horse suddenly stopped which caused him to nearly to e his balance aroused from his Drun Seu stupor and enraged lie began kicking the horse to urge him fot Ward but the horse wheeled and it was with difficulty thut he could Force him past the spot. 1 Bis incident did not affect Frank As he imposed this horse had simply sided at something. But in about a week afterword and about Inree Ueen pc after tiie murder Frank again visited Brookville. And again returned Home after Dar. To sooner had in horse approached the grave than be stopped and snorted. Frank endeavoured to Force him to Ward but to no Vuil. Lie then looked Forward to see what had scared his horse and there. Standing upright on a Large Rock was what appeared to he the Man he had found dead by the Roadside. The figure a Vos sex Active similar in appearance and seemed to of enveloped in a Gray Mist atmosphere. The lace was presen ten to Kiank while the right hand pointed up a deep Ravine almost at right angles to the Road. The figure remained standing for about a minute and then dts appeared. And the horse started on toward Home. Over this strange occurrence Frank was considerably exercised though he refrained from Saitie by thing about it to his friends lest the should think it an hallucination be ted by cd Desaive drink no. Indeed he tried to convince himself that such was tie Case and resolved that he would abstain from the use of liquor. But tie strange action of his horse troubled him end strange doubts still lingered in his mind. In a few Days Frank again went to Brookville and. Resisting the entreaties of Bis friends went Home about tiie usual time sober. As on the preceding occasions the horse stopped and the figure was standing in the same place with the right hand pointed up the Ravine. In a moment it was of one and prank went Home convinced. All night in was unable to sleep and dete it mined that on the Morrow he would investigate the strange affair. With the break of Dawn Frank had shouldered his Rifle and started toward the grave. He proceeded up the to the old Cabin which bore tie appearance of Havit been rudely entered. A portion of the roof had been removed. The Cabin appeared to have no Entrance from the ground and it was not until Frank had examined the building for some time that he found an Entrance next the Cliff closed up by a Large Rock. Removing this Rock he entered cautiously Rifle first. In the Cabin was a Large fire place built with Loose Rock against the Clit an aperture in the Rock serving As a Chimney. There was also a bed of leaves covered by two blankets a rudely constructed table and Bench and a few cooking utensils. With this Hasty Survey Frank returned Home Bent on More Thor roughly continuing the examination. With his secret safely locked in his mind he returned to the place on the next Day and for several Days thereafter. He comp cutely demolished the Cabin and was about to discontinue his investigations when a thought occurred to him that caused him to turn to the carefully built fire place. For several hours he was engaged in removing Tolje stones when he came to a carefully chiselled Square Hole extending into the Rock about eighteen inches. In this apartment was found a Large Quantity of Gold Coin of German and English nationality with a Small amount of american Silver. The exact amount of this Money has not been ascertained but Frank himself stated that it was Over s4.j00. This Money Frank appropriated to himself and soon afterwards moved to Illinois somewhere in the neighbourhood of Chicago. Notwithstanding the Date of the above strange Story lies away Back probably fifty years it has been asserted that the apparition May yet be Sekiu by certain parties no less than ten reliable persons have stated that they have observed the figure of a Man of Large size stalking about in that particular locality but in Only certain conditions of the atmosphere when it is misty. So deeply impressed with the conviction of the Verity of these appearances Are some of the inhabitants of that Region that they will not travel that Road after night while again there Are others who laugh at the idea of such a thing being in existence. But of the fact of the murder and the finding of the treasure As detailed , there can be no doubt of accuracy. The foregoing incidents have been recalled to memory by the assertions of a Philadelphia drummer named Scowden. Who while passing along the Road after night about two weeks ago saw this mysterious creature. Scowden had been up the country and was returning to Brookville in a buggy when he says a Man caught hold of the Brule rein and stopped horse. He save he reached for his revolver when the figure vanished. By his description of the locality it has been ascertained that it is the scene of Oid Man is ppm a murder. When asked if he believed in spiritualism Scowden said he inclined thut Way but was not yet confirmed in the Faith he says he will return to Brookville soon and bring with him a medium and investigate the matter thoroughly. Taken All in All the matter is very mysterious and an investigation will be awaited with anxiety. Ubique.1 our London letter. Special correspondence of the enquirer. Office of the enquirer 4 Langham place London we a november 22,1877. J a scotch american career of crime. Many readers of the enquirer and some residents. One in particular of Cincinnati will remember a Tine fair and fascinating Man about six feet two inches High a Type of scotch middlemen with a touch of aristocracy about him who passed under the name of major Andrew sex British artillery officer and then reputed to be of the command under general Fremont in 1863, when the pains and the passions of the South and the North plunged the great Republic of America Roto division and strife. This Gay and gorgeous major blessed with a wonderfully tenacious memory a pleasant person and u marvelous quot gift of the gab a soon ingratiate himself into some of the Best society of Cincinnati particularly among the ladies to whom he quoted poetry passages of persian and Hindo Stative Romance which was doubtless All greek to the fair hearers. The confiding fair. To these confiding ones he pictured his domains in great Britain in a Claude Melnotte eloquence his castellated Home in the Highlands of Scotland his Bungalow in India and his town House in London with All the appointments of a grand scion of the House of sir Clifford crests boat of arms and regal retainers his great Fortune in perspective and his love of military adventure in the present together with his undying admiration for that hero of roads raids and retreats general Fremont the Gullible males. To the gentlemen in Cincinnati in those Days when society was somewhat mixed As it was in every City of the country he spoke glibly on military matters his campaigning in India in austra Lia and the Cape of Good Hope and they were amazed and amused. He dwelt particularly on a brother a colonel stationed in the Brit ish colonies who was Rich and influential and finally his descriptions of himself his family Pedigree and possessions induced a wealthy and con tiding Plethoria purse gentleman of Cincinnati to Cash a Large Sterling draft of the grand major upon brother the great colonel. With the abundant quot Greenback proceeds of this Sterling draft the mighty major re arrayed himself in All the gorgeous panoply of Fine Linen and purple and proceeded on his social Way rejoicing joyfully. Fond widow and Coy Maiden. To a fair widow he Sang the songs she delighted to hear to amp Coy Maiden he made her Chignone stand on end and her Young heart bound by the thrilling hair breadth a scapes be encountered in Indus burning clime in the Punjab in the sikh territory and in the land of the Kaffir and the Kangaroo. On his Torso Ian breast he bore tie medals of military Merit on Bis limbs the scars of the enemies bullets sabers and Spears a youth in loves Battles a Veteran in Mars. To both fair ones he pictured himself a bronzed Warrior with the rewards and Hondrus of glory a veritable quot Soldier of a tvs amazing How this term and this style of Man wins the near of Lovely woman. Women love Brav and dashing spendthrift men from their hearts. The plodding steady going Money saving men they love from their Heads. Woin Hii is a Paradox. Man a Sham. Note that be preachers. The martial major perplexed. A How Happy could 1 be with either were the other dear charmer away a Sang Gay Little Tom Moore and so Sang the bouncing major Andrew heir of Large estates sex officer of her British majesty a army and attache to the forces of ambitious and weak general Fremont the Only Oniu who aspired to be president of the United states with his hair parted Down the Middle and who was per consequence Defeated Young men learn by this what parting your hair Down the Middle May do. The perplexity solved. But what the widow sighed for the Maiden sought and in a weak hour one of woman a constitutional privileges they both accepted the prospective title of Madam Andrew . The Maiden fair in Blooming youth was the first Blossom to Pluck und her Young romantic head helped her palpitating eager heart. Married. They became Man and wife in Cleveland and journeyed to new York the monstrous major on quot leave a and the simple wife soon to be left. To the widow visions of her Gallant future spouse came and went of his being at the deadly a a front in the hottest of the fray where the grand voice of that feminine con Mailer of the Rocky mountains and French rail Way finance drowned the Din of Battle time rolled on in the then if not now most corrupt City of am Ricau new York. The Loving Young Wile was to be left there Wiiilie the mercenary major was to join his command and Usk for a renewal of they parted she in tears he in villainy. He route to his command he passed through Cincinnati met his doling widow renewed his poetry his persian Flowers of speech and she became his. In tie fair Region of that City where Angels visits Are few and far Between Chicago they became one who Hod been in Cincinnati two and mrs. Andrew number two if not More appeared on the american tapis. A me widows beyond All others of the human fun iii Are the most thirsty in Slokin to re drink at the Spring of Matrimony. It Speaks Well of the m Fried life to witness the red hot haste of the widow to re enter the dual Domain of love. �?�8nch widows know what a what and wont to know a Little of 8am Slick nays and Mam knew a thing or two most men do not. The Akkus and Adoniou Well time rolled on in the Garden of Eden that Chicago possesses pre eminently above Alt cities in America and the Adonis major and the Venus widow knew naught but Joy. But duty Calls and the Man of arms must a Way leaving love to languish the while says or ton. Away went the major to that fearful quot front which every Man was too eager to seek and too difficult to be restrained from for his country his nation his Patio Otic Honor away he Tore himself but his a a front was the simple peaceful Rhineland of Cincinnati. Here he obtained letters real or imaginary i wont my but i have my strongly inclined toward the letter commending As Provost marshal to general Schenck. Who then ruled so blandly mildly and meekly Over the residents of Baltimore. Preparatory to the departure of the Cliet Niue major from the West he had letters posted to his pining wife in new York Tell tug of his difficulties to loin her As soon of he and she wished but that before the Leaf blushed in autumnal tint he would be by her throbbing heart and peace and happiness would to theirs. To the tearful widow no woman can beat a widow on tears he wrote saying that his heart burned for her and promotion but More for her. He was in the hottest of the fight for Fame and for her admiration and though covered with wounds in his campaigns of the past he now would risk life nay every limb for the honors her ambition craved for him and return to her quot when the Spring time not shorn of i love but increased in his glory. And thus that peace Winch miss eth woman a understanding prevailed. The widow wept tears of Joy. The Maiden wife smiled and hoped. In Baltimore we find the dashing major most effective and fascinating. To that eager class who see Beauty in every fellow who is a a British officer a who Are unable to detect the glittering Glass from the pure Brilliant who worship at the idol of surface Ana slim blindly the Gaudy major was a hero. Flattering Union sentiment cajoling Southern sympathy he became the favorite of the Esno users of both particularly in thus j households where Many single daughters dwelt and who pineal and Are still lining for the impossible at is one and a Meneal altar. Wonderful How Many girls build those shrines and erect those altar where dwell the castles of Spain no City in America has so Many ready to be Given and taken in marriage us Baltimore. No american City has Given More of her daughters to non resident englishmen and no daughters More than these have regretted their Choice. No City in America has so Many girls who study the Book of common prayer in a most uncommon manner when the marriage ceremony commences and study no a t of any other it was the boost of Baltimore that she had the prettiest girls of America. Now it is the regret of that monumental City that she Lias the shallowest. The Majestic major Andrew soon found out tie weak it Points both of the fair ones of i condom and sees a in that City of villainous by paved streets Assassin culverts and no drains. He enjoyed the Good dinners of each household for of All people in America who will Ever eat and drink themselves into poverty and starvation to use a paradoxical expression the Baltim oreans Are they. Their generosity and liberality of table has made More poor coffins than comfortable houses. Flattering that second class of Southern sympathizers and first class Northern mar plots with whom he was thrown the gorgeous major soon had Home of them under his thumb. A wandering jew. In those Days of 1863 the Ventrous commercial characteristics of the hebrew race became prominent. There was a system of internal Between new York and the and Baltimore was the Halfway House for the a wily jew. Overflowing with american patriotism and United states Gold sought to enter from Georgia the Region of merchandise in the North. He did so and in Baltimore was caught by the major who. Very unceremoniously thrust the �?o8hxlock" in jail and then relieved him under promises of release of some Good Gold pieces to the amount of three thousand dollars lie also relieved him of some papers and thrust them behind the fire to conceal coming events by which he hoped to further realize Money. By intrigue the wily major succeeded in this through the innocent Aid of an unsuspecting citizen of Baltimore who in consequence was forced to Fly to Brazil to escape the Law and Power of Nee rotary Stanton who had in the meantime been informed of the jews incarceration his carrying rebel papers and Gold and who bad major immediately called to the City of Power Washington to give an account of his bad stewardship. Thither the major went and thither the Cincinnati gentleman followed having meanwhile round out that the British draft on the brother of the major in new zealand was worthless and the relationship of the major to the colonel a fraud. The pay of the major was sequestered to meet in part the generous Cincin Natian a expenditure. The major was expelled in disgrace and just saved himself from incarceration by flying to new York where he renewed his relations with the doting Young Maiden wife. M a Kriks another woman. Spending three Mouths in the City of new York and draining the Treasury of his Over confiding wife he flies Oil again and we hear of him in Canada. Thera he figures largely with the borrowed glory of Fremont a Campaign general Schmuck a a governing of Baltimore but very Little about his Palace on the Lake of Como or campaigns in India. Young women in Canada Aro no less susceptible to the Wiles of quot soldiers of Fortune quot and particularly officers who Aro no soldiers and have no fortunes than in Young women elsewhere. So tiie magnificently arrayed major soon discovered. He came he saw. And he conquered and a Lovely Young creature Blooming in her teems and possessed of some exquisite Pound shillings and Pence fluttered in his sight fell and was captured and became another mrs. Constable. Joy happiness lasted As Long As the a s. D. Remained. Canadas friendships like Canadas Winters Are cold. Canada scandal like Canada summer is not. Both were too cold too hot for the sensitive major and his wife so they sought that cosmopolitan pity of sympathy new York. Editor and lecturer. Quot How Little we know a said the great Henry Ward Beecher As lie ran his linger Down tie Index of the encyclopedia americana. A How much we appear to know a said Fowler the Phreno Logist when he pointed to the vast intellectual develop ment of a lad troubled with hydrocephalus. The Many gifted major hovered Between Beecher and quot Fowler and started a newspaper in Newyl Ork with tiie Aid of Bosi tweeds elastic conscience and Treasury. He fed the wants of the Beecher class of hungry brain and gratified the desires of the Fowler Type of quot mentality faculty quot As Carlyle says. He was on the top wave of journalistic Success and tammany preferment and soon interest Only walled on ambition. He arose to the greatness of the occasion became a lecturer and told the wonders of hindus to a and the beauties of the Hindustan be language amid the Salaam and the a whal Guthaim of Many Learned linguists of new York and particularly the count Jimanne. But of All the cities in the world to bring a Man to Bis True level commend me to new York. There he is a viewed under the fierce Glare of a Calcium As the Bland colonel Forney of Philadelphia would say and ii dreg or mildew be of him mentally or bodily to the Newyl Ork Tribune will dilate and die Early Over one or the other. Tylius the Many gifted major found new York to resemble Canada. So to England he returned a Wiser sadder and quot badder in the British divorce courts. Tuesday nov. 20th, a complicated Case came before the Learned sir Robert Philliman sitting in tie probate Aud divorce court. The Case attract live simply because it was a complicated one As these cases usual in Are very Plain. It was headed Fryer Litas Franklin Var Sim Franklin alias Thornton. It was a petition of a wife for nullity of marriage on the ground Liat the respondent at the time be married the Petitioner had another Wile living. Or. Solicitor buy Ford appeared for mrs. Fryer said the Case was u vexed one the respondent who was sued in the name of Franklin married Petitioner on May 22, 1873. She was formerly miss Sophia Pool previously he had Inari iad a widow woman named thur Tounee miss Elizabeth Wilson. Subsequently the Petitioner married a or. Fryer in whose name she now sued for nullity of the marriage with Franklin. This Man had a most extraordinary career of already indicated and now show. Bastard forger convict Soldier swindler and Jesuit prior to this Case coming on the observant american correspondent of London placed the following advertisement in Bis note Book wanted tie name and address of the lady who married a gentleman supposed to go in the name of Franklin Aud other names. He is tall fair complexion. Had e very Long Beard now about Middle age says he belongs to the jesuits and was in the american War. Fias a Large Bruise on ankle. If the lady or friends will com Ihu Nica to by letter to j. T. Boland 63 Newhall Street. Birmingham she will hear of something greatly to her advantage. In the various replies to this advertisement it was Learned that was the real name of the delinquent and then came the unrolling of chapters in a varied h Ink of life. The illegitimacy. It was shown that this very Man , was of the loins of a reputable publisher in the sanctimonious City of Edinburgh obtained in that Evi Dently grateful social Way Peculiar to Many parts of Scotland but not agreeable to he Laws and morals of the Laud of cake. Tajik fou City in 1836 and 1837 the Young and ill gotten Bethought him to obtain Money in a Way like unto his own begetting badly. He forged he tied he was captured and transported. The convict As a convict he wore a Ball and Chain in Van Diemann a Laud faithfully worked his Way out by Good conduct Aud cunning and into the world escaped again when he tied once More of quiet civil life and sought the More animated one of the British army As a common Soldier and deserter. In the ranks he met Many Boon companions who sought this burial ground of their career for the ranks of the b itch army can produce Manya hidden convict. In the Bengal artillery he served. And saw service for some seem commencing in 140 and ending 1848, when be detected end appeared in this great Whirlpool of London in 1844 end 145. Passing himself off of Captain the son of sir Clifford . He dashed into society after a fashion with much Brase and a Little Gold his Good appearance and keen memory serving him Well to play the pert of a swindler scores of West end Loudon tradesmen who will not Trust an honest Mechanic were Bia victims and he appeared in no Lesa than Twenty different names As an arrant a Windler and card sharper. In Paris he was arrested and imprisoned three times for card cheating and again in England he was imprisoned for debt in 1866 and 185a. He came one More free upon the world As the late american War was raging in 1863 and worked his Way Over to the feminine Fremont he being one of the quot cold professional leaders the easiest imposed upon Ana most confiding soft hearted general in the Amert Cau army is the my Jor says. Passing himself Oil As a British officer wounded ac., in great services he gained the position he alleges and already noted herein. Arrested for stealing army fund he was detected stealing army pay funds of the United states was arrested of a Felon heavily ironed by hand and feet his ankle being ruptured by the ring to which rupture in afterlife he pointed As a quot glorious yet thus manacled be made Good Hia escape and finally fled to new York and elsewhere while Chicago. Buffalo and new York police were on his track quot wanting quot him. In Chicago to played some attractive and important games from forgery to theft swindling seduction and abandonment and eluded the vigilance of the police laughing at their efforts and completely disguising himself and remaining in their midst for Many Days until a Good Opportunity presented itself for his Safe departure from the Garden City. In fact an interesting novel May be probably will be written about this Man the chief chapters of which would interest the people of Chicago quite As much As those of Cincinnati indeed More. As a in this trial before the tki Urt of probate Aud divorce much laughter was created by the testimony which went to show that under the name of Franklin f. Thornton had told both of these last of his wives that he was a member of a secret society and though he married them he could not live with them continually As his actions were controlled. When pressed for the name of the secret society it was represented that he said he referred to quot a society of the the whole court roared Over this Absurdity notwithstanding the Ever willing belief in any thing against a Jesuit one of the witnesses mrs. Fryer is a pretty simple looking Little woman who modestly said that she married or. Fryer in october 1875, and on May 22, 1873, went through a ceremony with John Charles Franklin the respondent at the registry office at Greenwich. Benjamin Willmott. Superintendent registrar of the District of Lambeth produced the Register Book containing the entry of a marriage with Charles Thornton and Elizabeth Wilson which took place on August 8, 1871. An aunt of Elizabeth Wilson gave evidence that her Niece died on june 6, 1877. His coolness. When was served with a copy of this divorce petition he did not deny it but appeared quite Cool and indifferent saying quot All the court at once pronounced a decree Nisi for nullity of marriage with costs. Where 18 he from information to hand this scoundrel . Who has been lately in London now contemplates a return to the United states Honing under some disguise to evade recognition Ana enter upon a new career of villainy. But let us Hope the police detectives of America and particularly Chicago Are prepared and pure Mont. Brained by Buck Nikot while enjoying a fireside reverie. Supposed work of n hired Assassin. From the daily enquirer december 1 the the ammonites of Kentucky have once More visited Tophet and again a victim is Laid on the altar or moloch. Boone county had not contributed any cold blooded horrors for nearly amp month and her reputation for terror was on the eve of fading out when much to the gratification of some of her moloch an citizens a wretch stepped Forward saturday night at 6 20, and sent clattering through the brains of John Goodrich a dozen or More Buckshot and a handful of freshly folded bullets. The murdered Man lived in a Small Hamlet called Francisville located a mile and a half Back of Taylor a Ford pm it site Delhi. His House was a Little one store Frame set Back possibly a half dozen Yards from the Street. Here he lived with a wife and a step daughter miss Laura Riley. Goodrich had Only just entered his Home. He and been hard at work All Day with a team Aud was exceptionally tired. Without removing either hat or overcoat he had Flung himself in a chair to the left of a Large open fire place in which was blazing a couple of logs. His step daughter sat directly in front of the fire conversing with tier Mother sitting immediately on her right. The room was Light and the curtains were up. Goodrich sat with his Chin buried in his hand his Elbow resting on his knee. He sat As silent As a Sphinx Aud was probably absorbed in thought. Suddenly with no word of warning and while al without was As still As a Tomb a crash As heavy As Thunder broke in upon them. The window Glass seemed to fill the air. Smoke was dense to suffocation and before the report had died Uway John Goodrich without uttering a groan fell headlong from his chair a Corpse and his brains oozed out on the floor. Two shots had been fired so near together that they sounded As one. Both loads barely grazed miss Riley. One charge had taken effect in a door Between which and the Assassin Goodrich sat. Tie other charge All entered the victim. One shot or Bullet went Clear through tie victims neck and a saudi us slowed a Hole into his Skull big enough to almost insert the fist. The Assassin had with a tread As soft As a cat. Approached so near tie window us to blow the most of the gun wadding into the room. Tiie g ass scattered by the two explosions wounded Liss Riley slightly cutting her face in two or three places. For an instant she and her Mother were stunned and then the horror became a reality and they flew to tie door to cry a murder quot neighbors quickly responded and immediate Steps were taken to discover the Assassin but without Avail. Entering probably through the front Gate. He had performed his hellish Mission then darted quickly to the rear of the House through a Back Gate and then into the darkness of a neighbouring Thicket. Only a few minutes after the assassination the House was crowded with the friends and enemies of the murdered Man. Ail filled with theories As to the motive Aud the identity of the perpetrator of the crime. A piece of the gun wadding found was from a copy of the Ciu Cinn to commercial labelled a special Telegram to the and was dated november 2d. A ramrod was found dropped near the door Yard Gate. Tracks were discernible under the window and where the Assassin made his exit from the premises but none were sufficiently Clear to be of any service As evidence. No Booty was obtained and none was sought for. The crime was As deliberately planned As it was deliberately executed and was to serve some Many a heartless revenge. Jerry Murphy a neighbor soon after passing the House Whitti was the scene of the tragedy met a stranger muffled up closely and wearing a Slouch hat drawn Down Over his eyes. Or. Murphy spoke to the stranger but received no reply. Immediately after the meeting he entered a neighbors House and had no sooner closed the door than he heard the explosion. He advanced the theory that the Man he met was the Assassin that he was a stranger and that he had been hired to commit the crime by some of Goodrich a enemies. John Goodrich was a Man about forty four years of age and was both a labourer and trader in his dealings with Hia neighbors he Hud made a few enemies. He was not regarded however As a Westrate Man. Indeed he never West armed and in this particular was an anomaly among kentuckians. The Only weapon the poor Man possessed was an old Musket and from Liat the let it cd was gone. He had had a few quarrels to his lifetime but Only one of any consequence. When a Bov Over Twenty years ago he a Rad traded guns with a neighbor named John r. 8 i in which Trade Smith had promised to give al difference. Goodrich always contended that Smith never paid this Money and Smith on the other hand protested that he had. Lost june a horse belonging to Smith was Cut in the leg by some malicious person and so badly maimed us to necessitate killing. The owner immediately charged the maliciousness upon Goodrich and had him summoned before the Burington court. His acquittal however promptly followed. At an it ther time in the Early part of 1876, a neighbor named we. Hicks Hayes borrowed Foo of my Goodrich and. When called on for settlement refused. Saying that when John Goodrich paid his indebtedness to Hayes he Hayes would Settle with Gordon a wife. The creditor was however persistent and Ila yes using language to her which or. Goodrich did not approve a filsht was precipitated. Goodrich threw a heavy Cane at Hayes when the latter Drew a revolver and opened lire. Twice he aimed and blazed away at Goodrich but missed Bis Mark each time Aud then accidental v put a Bullet through his hand. Smarting no doubt with his wound and still burning for revenge he was i eat to regret that he Hadnot succeeded 1u killing his antagonist. These regrets be both expressed to my Goodrich and to John Goodrich s sister. My a Stevens. Subsequently he remarked to Robert White another citizen of the neighbourhood that a the trouble Wasny to Over with but it the men were arrested and fined Goodrich for a breaking the peace quot and Ila yes for a shooting with intent to further Titan this Goodr Iofi had for the Moi to part been a peaceable Man. The murder was most foul Aud As unprovoked As any that Ever disgraced the bloody annals of the a old thew Clews that Are poo messed should be eagerly snatched up by the citizens of this disgraced neighbourhood the reign Tea Assassin should be ferreted out. And then for the Seel of retribution and Grade of an impartial Judi wiped out. A

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