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r.".JEAY JIXIAUY "t>. 1SS!».
NEWS OF THE MORNING.
Ik New York yesterday Government 1>0:..'.s were
quoted at 10:; for 4s of 1907 ; 104 for 5.- of 1881;
lo7j for -:j?; bterlms, $4 E3HH SSJ . silver bare, :
11SJ : silver coin. J discount buying) par selling.
Bnvvn in Jjoiodmn yesterday, 62 a 16; consols.
88 5-10; 1 per cent. United Stales bonds, 105$; (8,
107} ; 4l«, 111.
Iv Snn ■■"■'■•'•' 00 hr.!f dollars arc quoted at par;
bade dollars, 85 bin-;."-;, : l.C'j selling; Jlcsican di I
tors, X baying; SCi eellinir.
At Liverpool yesterday wheat was qn ited at 10a '
<rlo3 lid foraveraffe CJi.'ur.;;. white, aad 10) 10.1
to 113 3d for cluh.
Ait assessment of SI per share am yesterday lavkd
by the EeU-hcr Mining Company.-
MiM'-' stocks continue soft in Baa Francisco.
Compared with rates Wednesday noon, U:ah yes
terday dcdir.cd 81, Sierra Nevada ?1, '"'■• Con
solida'.cd SI ■.'.", and other Cumstuck s'lares from 10c
to 75c. Belcher m in lively request |t about
$11 60 at the o.rij- informal session, and from
111 75 to ?12 C2J at the regular 11 o'clock call.
Wu. Dit&et fell from a ad-story window at
Coll Hill, '■".:•. . yesterday and ike his neck.
P.rv De. Hf.llot.l, of New York, has been dc
».'arc-i ineligible as a member of the Hoard of Over-
Kcra of Bxrrard College.
In Brooklyn, N. V., a co-opentire colony ii form
ißg for the purpose of settling upon government
land m the vicinity of Pop r Sound.
The question of establishing a Ttrritorlal form of
government for Alaska b bdnjj tated i". Wash
ington. ; ' •
Tnr first passenger train that ever entered Cor
v»lli«, Or., reached thtrc Wednesday night, amid
great rejoicing l>y th? citir.cns.
The excess of exports, over imports at PorUacd,
Or., during IS7O, amounted to ■ '■ £97,299.
Fob the fourth time in thi.< ccntnrr, f.a':o Zurich,
BwitS ■ i -i. i is frozen over.
Bullion In the Bank of Knjlai ..i daring the past
week increased 10,000.
Vf-t>:.[v.- Crows Prill h'rederiek William left
Itcrlin for [I .'\ .
This death of Sir William Eric i. announced tn in
A fire da.vt c7rj)Joßior» occurred yesterday in a
•oilier? at Hies cr, Saxony, c-tinnj seven! deaths.
An oration on an exterudre scale is to be tendered
lUaiiie at Washington by his Republican friends.
Duxixfl the post weeL" sjiecie in the Hank of
France Inert . 14,42. r i,OOO francs.
Tiucrswu . excitement yesterday on the New
York Stock Exebuga over the sale of itral IV
ciflc Railroad stock.
S. S. Haves, formerlj Controller at Chicago, is
Vbt.:.: the !'■■•.. (Mass.)' ' ' murderer, has
b?rn declared inaane.
The disappearance of (he State Ansrtvernf Massa
chusetts is announced.
George Bun was crashed to death in a COS]
mine yesterday, at Newcastle, W. T.
In the Maine Legislature 1 tenlay never. Fusion
Senators took their Beats, and iii t!i3 House twenty
*wo FusionUts di I likewise.
Tut.!'. l'll of Edvrard UldJlaton Barry, the famous
London architect, occurred yesterday.
Bbjust has recognised the Independence of
Bbcbxiakt Scmnu yesterdiy removed Indian
Commissioner Haytfrom bis position.
Dcring 1i79 the excess of experts over imports in
the United Mates amounted t-j $215,350,477.
Tan Treasury I' nrlin ■•.! at Washington yester
day purchased 15,000 ouncca of fine silver.
Rev. A:...:.-;: Baltuu a prominent German theo
logian, died of hear) disease Wednesday, at St.
Charles, M i
Disastrous Bra at Dublin, Iceland.
Tub distress In Ireland continues to increase.
Rkv. J. 31. Town committed suicide yesterday at
I.v the State Senate yesterday business did not
pass off as rapidly as osaal. M«l of the morning
hour was spent in discussing the propriety if o:::
--ployintr committee clerks. The resolution of sym
pathy with Ireland was adopted u.iau'niously.
In the Assembly a large number ol bills « re in
troduced and ordered to print The lav known as
the "gag law " w*3 also repealed.
THE LAST SCENE.
The Maine Pi Lonistf have "adjourned,"
and there has, afi rail, been no bio tdshed.
They endeavored to pave their dignity by
pretending that they contemplated a re
newal of the session i.; August, but every
: itands thai they have, given up
the case as a bs ! that they are
remaini '-■> be saen whether this • ill
be the end oi tV>e conspiracy, but we are
satisfied that it ought not t'> be the end.
These men undertook I i i Ey the C
tuti.iii and the laws ; to disfranchise
the majority i>f the people of Maine; to j
utilize r.u infamous usurpation ; to destroy
Republican government. They have been
defeated in this endeavor, but they
ought n.jt to be permitted to go unpun
ished. It ttiil 1. i :. erous precedent if
political crime of this ma rnitude is stiffen >i
to escape the penalty dae to it. It would
be a satire upon republican institutions if
there were no nicanso: bringing to account
their most audacious assailants and me
mies. These Fusionists should be pur
sued in th ■ Courts with all the machinery
of t'ue law. If they arc not, if no notice
is t.-lkcn of their offences, tho infer
ence will be drawn that Faction may
with impunity trample tho lk>nstitutiori
«:i'lcr foot, and that the most reck
less anil infamous twmanlrti upon the
liberties of the people .ire possible
if only politicians are the lawbreak
ers. We belli vo that this is nut a case
for leniency, but that the utmost rigor of
the law s'louid l"c invoked for the punish
ment of tho criiriina!.:. It in no merit of
theirs th.at Maine is not to-day plunged
iv civil war. TUey showed themselves
prepared to iuvitc anarchy and bloodshed
for the i.a!:e of ooasummatuig their out
■ngc. They ought therefore to be made
Eample lest hereafter equally un
ji^triotic and unscrupulous politicians, en
coaraged by their immunity, may imitate
t'jeir conspiracy, .in ! thus the Mexican
Kictho.l be formally incorporated with
THE WARNER BILL.
A dispatch * stales that tits House Com
mittee oil Coinage, etc., is about to report
in favor of the Warner I.ill for free coin
age of gold and silver. This news sug
gests the impression that the majority of
the Coinage Committee are not in favor of
"letting well enough alone," but that they |
wish to revolutionize the currency. The ]
effect of the Warner Kill would be to j
flood the country with silver, and thus to
precipitate the exodus of gold, and the
consequent snbstituti»u of silver for gold
as the basis of what is how erroneously j
called resumption. The substitution of j
silver for gold as the basis of pa; value !
would result in tluQ appearance of depreci- |
ation in the valnc of the aback. The '
bullion value of the silver dollar is cow i
about SS cents, but with a large increase of j
the coinage some change would probably ;
take place. A discount of at least ten per
cent, would celebrate the inception of the
new movement, and the premium on ;
gold would of course reappear, to the de
light of Wall street and 1 the injury of the
country at large. The Warner Bill in fact
is so radical a measure, and so inseparable i
from the most pronounced currency here- ;
■sics, that its recommendation by the Coin
- ago Committee is rather remarkable. It
is of course possible that the House, and |
still more the Senate, will be disinclined to j
act upon a proposition so certain to force I
the whole currency question again before
■the people in the moat emphatic way, and
" herein seems to lie the main hope of escape
from this pernicious legislation. Some j
day perhaps the public will realize that !
Congress is no more fit to be entrusted
with the control of national finance than a ,
drunken smoker is lit to be entrusted with i
.the care of a powder magazine. "
PROPOSED BANKRUPTCY LAW.
The need of a sound insolvency law is
proved by daily experience. It is de- I
manded both in the interests of the debtor j
and of the creditor. Ttie basis of any
sound bankruptcy law must be justice. It
must be so drawn that it Till not encour
age fraudulent insolvency; that it will give
to all creditors the same advantage ; that
it will secure the rendition by the insol
vent debtor of the whole of his property
for the discharge of his debts ; that it will
, prevent the robbery of creditors by corpo
rations whose stockholders may be sol
vent ;. that it will not destroy that credit
system which experience shows to be
inseparable from the transaction of busi
ness in this State ; and that it will relieve
the honest insolvent. No law which does
not cover every one of these points can be
accepted a3 satisfactory, but a law cover
ing nil of them is at present required.
Tho necessity for a bankruptcy Act is
created in the first instance by the char
ter of the conditions under which busi
ness in California must be done.
A large proportion of the consumers of the
State arc farmers and miners. The occu
pations of. both these classes are precari
ous, and their returns are periodical and
not continuous. The income of the farmer
depends upon the gale of his crop, and
that of the miner upon the season of hi]
w.-.t' r. Of both it may be .- id generally
that they can meet their liabilities only
once a year. Bat th 5 must nevertheless
be subsisted in the ' meantime, and the
country merchants and traders who sup
ply them must in their turn demand long
credits from the wholesale dealers of whom
they buy their stocks. In this way c vast
and extensive credit system is established,
and it is at all times liable t.i serious disas
ter through the failure of the crops, insuf- j
Scient supply of water, and other natural
causes. If the country trader cannot collect
his bills from his customers because the
crops have failed, he may be unable to
meet his own obligations, and it often
happens that in such a case the prospect
of recouping his losses is so poor a3 to
render bankruptcy his only course. In
the absence of an insolvent law this state
of things leads to proceedings destructive
of credit, and calculated to paralyze enter
prise and curtail business. Under such
circumstances every creditor must be con
stantly on the watch for the first symp
toms of decline in the debtor's business,
and it is then a sharp race to see who shall
clap on the first attachment. An attach
ment once sued out, the collapse of the
debtor is usually certain, and .1 forced sale
dissipates his property in the most waste
ful manner, and not seldom consumes the
whole of it in the satisfaction ot one claim.
All his other creditors arc thus left with
out anything, while the debtor is still sad
dled with these liabilities, though all bis
property has been taken from hi:n. It is
evident that this system -i 3 prejudicial
alike to the creditor and to the debtor.
The former encounters heavy risk of
losing all his debt, v.hile the latter is
liable to be sold out without being re
lieved of hi.? obligations. The tendency of
this practice must be toward eliminating
the class of small traders altogether, and
bringing together the consumer and the
wholesale merchant ; in which cs.3o the
latter would have to bear the whole risk
of the business, and because of the minute
subdivision of indebtedness would be
less able than ever to shelter him
self against bad debts. For while
the absence of an insolvent law must
make wholesale merchants reluctant to
give credit, and sharp to attach the prop.'
erty of unprosperoua debtors, t'.'.c liability
to attachment and consequent rain mast
discourage men from en aging in that re
tail business which has, besides these, so
many inevitable drawbacks of its own. It
is therefore evident tint a good insolvent
law ought to provide for the apportion
| ment of th'c property of the debtor equally
among all the creditors, and that prefer
ences of every kind should be carefully
guarded against. In some of the States
ii i creditor can put in an attachment with
out including in the benefits of the pro
ceeding all ether creditors of the estate,
and this is just. The insolvent debtor
must deliver up all he possesses, with
the exception of such p»rt as is ex
ptessly exempted by law, and it
mid be seen to that he is
debarred from making fraudulent transfers
such a3 have too frequently converted laws
of this kind into mere agencies of dishonest
trickery and evasion. Insolvency mast be
real, and the assignment must be full and
genuine. The debtor is to bo released from
his financial burdens, but only on condition
that he exhausts his resources. The great
j est care is of course necessary in drawing
I up such a law, in order to guard against
the kind of fraud referred to, for to the ex
tent that legislation permits such roguery,
it must be regarded as evil rather than
good, and more injury is (We to credit by
fraud than by the most sweeping misfor
The provisions regarding insolvent cor
porations demand especial caution. It has
been sufficiently proved that protection for
the public requires tho extension of the
grasp of the law so as to include the pri
vate property of directors and stockhold
ers. It is not enough that corporate prop
erty should be liable, but all the property
possessed by all who own stock in the cor-
potation must be added to the fund from
which restitution can be had. The new
Constitution prescribes the extension of
the law in this direction, and the provision
is one of the few wise ones in that instru
ment. A bill has been introduced in the
Senate by Mr. Dickinson (Senate Bill No.
131), entitled "An Act for the relief of
"insolvent debtors, for the protection of
"creditors, and for the punishment of
"fraudulent debtors," which appears to
fulfill all the requirements of such a law.
We have examined it with some care,
and we do not find in it any loophole
• for evasion, or any provision which
is not grounded upon some just and sound
principle. We understand that it has the
almost unanimous approval of such meui-
bin cf the mercantile community as it has
been shown to, and it seems to hold the
balance with judicial fairness between
debtor and creditor. A leading principle
of the bill is that all the creditors of an
insolvent est :te shall share equally ia the
proceeds. This is obviously just to the
creditors, whfle it iir.poses no new burdens
upon the- insolvent. The clauses in regard
to insolvent eorp^ratioi:<s are stringent and
cuuipreh. nsi .v. No corporation, however,
can be discharged from its obligations, and
thi3 strikes us as in the line of superfluity,
since when all the property belonging,
first to the corporation, and t jen to the
director! and stockholder?, has been appro
priated to the liquidation of the corporate in
debtedness, a practical discharge is evident
ly reached, there being no longer anything
anywhere upon which further requisition
can be made, while as the stockholders can
go into bankruptcy individually, and be
discharged of their debts, there remains
nothing upon which to proceed thereafter,
and it would consequently be merely rccog- |
lazing an actual condition of things to say
that the corporation shall be discharged
when all the available property of itself
and the corporators has becu absorbed.
This, however, is a question of compara
tively unimportant de.ail, and in no way
affects the soundness and sufficiency of the
bill, v hi'j'.i is probably in all respects as
good a bankruptcy law as the Slate need
desire. We Iwpe that it will be adopted.
THE CODITION OF TEE NAVY.
The report on the condition of the navy
which we printed yesterday is not pleasant
reading. It is, indeed, almost too much
to call it a report on the navy, for what it
shorn is, that we have no navy. A na
tion of 45,000,000, inhabiting a continent,
and having no more than '250 guns afloat,
and three-fourths of these antiquated, does
not cut a very dignified figure in these days
of enormous armaments. And though our
foreign relations may be entirely satisfac
tory just now, we must remember that
nothing tends to preserve the peace so
strongly as the reputation for ability to
Hgiit. Now with such a skeleton navy
as is 'rotting in American dockyards
to-day, it is very clear that we
could not do any effective fighting
again;; even a second or third-rate power.
It is exceedingly doubtful whether -we
could face even decrepit Spain on the
ocean. It i-: quite certain that the navy of
Italy would be too much for us. And
when we come to the navies of England,
France, and even Germany, it is only too
apparent that we could do no^iin^ with
them. We need not only more and better
1 1 tels, moreover, but more and better guns
snd armor. We have no artillery which
could compete with the heavy guns that
have been turned out of European
arsenals during the last five years.
No doubt, in the event of war with
a foreign power, we could in a few
months ana :u:<l equip a respectable
licet, but a foreign enemy would be very
unlikely to give us the required leisure.
In the rebellion the North had to contend
against a foe in no respect better prepared
than herself, but it would not be thus in a
foreign war. It would be found necessary
to rely altogether upon torpedo service for
the protection of our almost illimitable
coast line, and somewhere the torpedoes
would be sure to fail. The maintenance of
an adequate navy is for the United States
a mere business necessity, and if any way
can be found for securing the expenditure
of appropriations in a rational and honora
ble way, the rehabilitation of our marino
ought to bo undertaken forthwith.
[SPECIAL BY IBHUTB TO Till! RECORD-CMOS.]
Wasudtotok, January 29th. -Davis of Illinois pre
sented a petition •■: the citizens of Bloomington,
111., against any reduction of duty on sheet zinc.
Kcruau presented petitions ot claimants to the
unappropriated balance of the Geneva award; also
person not cla manta.
Petitions were presented of ex-soldiers Rg&inßi
the passage of Senate bill for examinations in peu-
A communication was receive ! from the Secre
tary, rccommcndiri?, on suggestion of General
Newton, that $1,000,0001)0 npurupriated in annual
installments for improving Harlem river, New York. '
It was solved when the Senate adjourns to-day I
It will be till Monday. ,
Allison, front the Committee on Appropriation?,
reportedtwtth amendments the Bouse bill making
appropriations for fortifications and other works of
deiense. Ordered printed and placed on the calen
Reman introduced a bill to provide for celebrat
ing the one hundredth anniversary of the treaty of
peace and recognition of American ii depend* i by
au exhibition <>i arts, manufactures imiU products of
luincs in Sew York in IS?'3.
Johnston submitted a resolution, requesting' the
President of the United mi.- to i.. . n.i Mto Senate
if any money haa been paid i,-, the Opvernmeut of
Venezuela as awards ■ i ii.- Unit ■<! States Commit
si'in, •■:■;■'>':::■ under the treaty of 1866, and when
such payment was made, the Mini, and whether it
has been distribute I to persons entitled to receive
it, ami if not, the reason thereof; also, copies of all
currcspnndenco between ll •> two rnnaaata rein
tivp :•. t!>o kii:.j_itfc Juiins; ltJ'J. Adopted.
Cordon subiiu.ted a resolution that a committee
of nine Senators 'je appointed to take into considera
tion the subject of the ruction of a canal to
cornice! the AUanfic at:d Pacific oceans, and that all
pipers, documents and Information relating to said
subject be referred to sard committee, which is au
thorized to confer &nd act concurrently with any
similar committee of the House, and to be author
i,:, 1 to employ > clerk.
The Chair, In tin aba Bee of objection, declared
the resolution adopted.
Davis of West Virginia called attention to the
ere t number of ppccjal committees appointed dor
m? the present session and the expense thus in
curred, lie asked if one of thu regular committees
cjuld [.■; consider thu subjea .
Qoraon said if the Senator from West Virginia was
us conversant with ■■!.» facts in the e^se as he (Gor
don) was, be would probably maka no objection to
(he r<9 rlu;ion. The matter wag the most important
now before t!;e American people, and the Committee
on Oommereo |had found it impossible to give it the
attention it del landed.
Davis desired to lesume his comments on the re
solution, but the morning hour having expired, he
entered a motion to reconsider the vote by which
the resolution was adopted, and the matter went
The Posioffiec Committee reported a Senate joint
resolution to pay certain Southern mail contractors
[or services prior to May SI, 1861, it being shown
that neither the Confederate nor the United State*
Government had paid them.
After an executive session the Senate adjourned
Washington, January 29th. — The regular order
being demanded, consideration was resumed of the
bill declaring all public roads and highways po.-t
•'■.; -. The previous question was seconded, sod
the bill pass.d- lSi ; noes, 87.
Herbert, from the Committee on Judiciary, re
ported a bill providing that no person shall sen c as
a petit Juror in any united States Court more than
three »eeki during any one Tear.
Pending action on the bill the morning hour ex
A joint resolution appropriating $30,000 for the
purpose of enabling- the C'nitcd States Fish Commis
sioner t.i rcp.ceent the United States at the Interna
tional Fishery Exhibition to Berlin in April next,
was reported from the Committee on foreign Affairs,
an! objected to by McM Han.
The llou c then went Into Committee of the
Wh>>le on the revision of the rules.
Tucker, ":i the suggestion of Blackburn, «it;.
dr. w his amendment to prevent dilatory tactics.
Williams m rved an amendment that memben
sho ild not he- rallvd from the Chamber after l:3u.
Stovl'.' thought they might an well provide that
members must vote light.
Williams— l bat would destroy the Democratic
The amendment was rejected.
A number of amendments were rejected to the
ru e regarding pairs, and the rule was passed.
To Bole 9— -respecting questions of privilege-
Springer submitted an amendment including among
those questions such vonductas disqualified a mem
ber from holdinsr any olKce of honor, trust or profit
under the Government.
QufteM thought i lit- House sliou'd act on such
questions only in case a member bid been convicted
(if ihe crime.
The amendment was rejected, and the rule agreed
Ku!c 10— respecting the composition of commit
tees—was amended by increasing the Committees
on Invalid Pensions aud on Claims from 10 to 15,
and the Committee on the Improvement of the
Mississippi and its Tributaries from 11 to !.*».
Role 10 was then agreed to.
Hull' 11 — declaring the duties and powers of com
mittees — created much discussion between Randal)
and < h.,1l iliarytr, a* to the duties nod past conduct
of the Appropriation Committee.
Without any alteration of the rule and without
concluding the discussiou* the House adjourned.
The Deeam and the Problem.— well
known and esteemed Edinburgh advocate,
now dead. used times to relate the fol
lowing: While at Mhoot, one of the studies
in which he was most successful was math
ematics. During the last sessions of his
school-life he was trying hard for one of the
mathematical prizes'. Another youth • and
himself were running a neck-and-neck race
for the coveted honor. On regular recurring
dars the boys in the class were set problems
to work in a given time. Each of the rivals
had don» all the exercises correctly up till al
most the end of the term. At length our boy
was fairly baffled by one problem— the last
that was required to be done, IJy no amount
of labor and pains could be succeed in solv
ing it. On the evening before the day on
which the exercises were to be Riven in, he
had puzzled at the obdurate problem till late
in the night. At last, still completely bafflid,
and mentally and bodily wearied by his lung
work, he gave way, boy-like, to a flood of
tears of vexation and mortification, and in
this state went to bed. During the night he
dreamed that he was again engaged in solv
ing the problem, and that he worked it out
rapidly and easily to what he felt mire was
the correct result. Then a deep and dream
less plumber succeeded, which lasted till i
morning. When the boy rose, instead of i
there remaining to him only a confused rec
ollection of having dreamed about working at
the problem, he sat down, and there and then
solved the exercise without the slightest diffi
culty. The sequel to the story was, I think,
that the two boys were bracketed equal, and
that each, therefore, received a prize.—[Chatn
berg's Journal, - '
LAST NIGHTS DISPATCHES TO THE KBGORD
NATIONAL CAPITAL MATTERS.
An Ovation en an Extensive Scale to be j
Tendered to Senator Eliiue.
rASSEXCEBS comix« west by eail.
Exciting Scene in New York Over the Sale
of Central Paci3c Kiilrcad Stoci.
THE M-INE TRQiiELE VIRTUALLY SETTLED.
Indian Ccnioiiisioii'r Hayt Removed from
MISCELLANEOUS FOREIGN NEWS ITEMS.
A Disastrous Conflagration at Dublin,
c:c Etc Kic.
Air.ii.-. at the Aiatloisnl « ;ii>:»;il.
[Special to (ho Hecoru-Umh.n.]
. Washington, January 20th.— In the Sen
ate's i >.-■ '■<■'.* • »m ion tins afternoon, a short
tim« previous to adjournment, the nomination,
of John M. Morton as Collector of Internal'
Revenue was reached in its regular order on
the calendar, and was thus brought before
the ."Senate tor possible action ; but at the
request of Senator Booth it wus laid aside to
ha considered at the next executive session,
which will probably be on Monday.
.Senator Farley's youngest child is again
seriously ill, its condition causing much
anxiety to its parents and requiring assiduous
K. I*. iiiuuks, the well-known Washington
journalist, and for the past few years manag
ing editor of th_ Hat tonal Hepabliean, is
about to sever his connection with that
journal, for the purpose of accepting the po-
Bition of Consul at Cork, Ireland, which is
offered him by the President
The proposition for the creation of a new
Federal District Court for Southern Califor
nia does not apparently meet with favor in
the Senate Judiciary Committee, but they
will probably recommend that Congressional
provision be made for the holding of at least
one term of the United States District and
Circuit Courts each year at Los Angeles by
the same Judges who now hold those Courts
at San Francisco only. In short, the com
mittee seem disposed to make the same sort
of provision for the benefit of Southern Cali
fornia in regard to these Courts that has been
made by the State of California in regard to
its Supreme Court.
The bill introduced by Representative
Horace Davis in relation to the manufacture
of opium for smoking purposes provides for
it the same general regulations as to busi
ness, bonds, etc., that now control the man
ufacture of tobacco, an. l also imposes an in
terval revenue tax of $2 upon each pound of
smoking opium manufactured in this conn
try, the tax to be collected by n:eaus of
Stamps, The bill ha-* been referred to the
Ways and Means Committee. Davis ha 3
famished them with statistics going to show
that the bill, if enacted, will yield aa annual
revenue of about $400,000.
Hie Situation In Maine.
AUGUSTA, January 29th.— In the Senate
to-day seven Fusion Senators appeared and
were cordially received and took their seats.
Atwell and Potter, of Penobicot, said the
inter of their constituency required their
presence at the Board, £.i-d however much
might be said in regard to the position ■■;
affairs, their duty was plain. In the House
■_'-' Fusionists took their seats.
AJJSOLCTE ijl/iTT BESTORED.
AuncsTA, January 29th.— The Finance
Lttee began to-day the ex imination i ;
the Treasurer's accounts, '! lie present Stute
Trea urer, White, v.ill oppose no obstacles,
but will turn over 1- is books a:id accounts t i
the new Treasurer, Holbrook.
The military will br< . k ap to-morrow.
Several additional 1- iti mists are expected
to take seats in the Legislature t.' morn w.
Everybody Bei v s wiUii g to I <vei't the tit
uation, und-absolute quiet is restored.
Commisalet tx Uu\t Kemoved.
WASHINGTON, January 29th.— Commis
sioner Hay t wag to-day i moved from office.
Following id the letter of Secretary Schurz
making the removal :
Washington-, January l.<, IBSO.
lion E. A. Hayt, Commission roi Indian Affairs
.Sir : It lias become r.).v duly ti> inform you-l!iat tjii
public Intcn - 8 demand a change in the Co mi
noncnhipol Indian Affairs, and that your farther
services in that office are dispensed with.
Very re '.ft'""".
Upon inquiry it was stated on the authoi
ity of the Committee of the Board of Indian
Commissioners, who have been investigating
the charges against Ilayt diligently and thor
oughly, that no proof of any dishonest act or
connection with corrupt practices on his part
have been found, and that the action indi
cated by the letter of Secretary Schurz was
taken for the reason that Ilayt had vii: '. Id
from the Department information which the
Department should have had.
On the other hand, it is quite as positively
stated by other parties that while the facts
developed in the recent investigation may
not have been regarded as sufficient ground
on which to remove Ilayt. they were of the
most damaging character, and had Secretary
Schurz failed to remove him the other charges
(it a still more serious nature w»uld have
The Charges Asainsl rmllai: Commissioner
llaj-t M:;rllius Ulscovcrlea;
Nf.v.- Yor.K, January 29th. — The Tribune's
Washington apeak! says : The Commit*"'?
of the Hoard of Indian Commissioners who
have been investigating the charges against
Commissioner Hayt have been startled to
lind evidence of bis having falsely pretended
in his public statements that he had
brought the ease of .-Uent Hart before the
Department of Justice; also that Hayt and
Inspector Hammond mi t by appointment in
this city last Sunday. A letter was pro
duced from Hammond to .Agent Hart, of San
Carlo?, in which he infoimed the Commis
sioner that he has taken a rond in the Wash
ington Mine from Agent Hart. This Wash
ington Mice was claimed to be in the San
Carlos Reservation, and is the same mine
afterward bought from Hart by Edward
Koapp, who is said to be a nephew of Com
missioner Hayt and a member of hi* family.
It is reported that Hammond will appear
again before the committee this week. He
is determined not to be made a scape-goat of
if he can help it.
The Xew York Slock MarkW— f'rntrnl I'a
Nr.w Yoek, January 29th.— The Stock
Exchange in the early hours was a scene of
great excitement, aud the subject of it the
Central Pacific stock. Yesterday public
notice was given by a comn ittee of the syn
dicate which bought 50,000 shares of Central
i Pacific, with the privilege of 50,000 more,
that the same would be publicly gold in the
ordinary way at the opening of the Stock Ex
change this morning.
The Evening Pott sap: " The syndicate
employed five broker giving each an order
to sell 10,000 shares on a scale of fractions
from 80 up to 85. A- soon as the hammer of
j the presiding officer dropped at 10 o'clock,
and business was formally opened, there was
such a rush in the Central Pacific crowd as
might have led a spectator to believe that
gome one in the crowd was throwing about
five carat diamonds by the handful!. Brok
ers had their coats torn, and were in danger
of having their bones 1 roken. In fact the
tumult was extraordinary, even for
the Stock Exchange-, where excite
i ment is the rule. The first sale
was at 81}. There was then a rapid advance
to B7i inside of the first fifteen minutes.
This was followed by a decline to 84£, and at
10:20, with th? price at 85, the five brokers
Lad each executed his order, and the 50,000
shares had beeii disposed of. The company
had refused private bids for a large amount of
the stock, and as one purpose of the sale by
Huntington was to popularize the stock in
this market, it was thought best to put every
one sc-eking ■• buy on the same footing.
Therefore the stock was put openly on the
market. The crowd which surged around
the sellers was so thick and so eager that the
pressure was really dangerous. One man
was observed with his collar ripped off. . The
will confusion which prevailed has rarely
been equaled in the stormy annals of the Ex
change. The average price was 84 and a
fraction. The syndicate would have been
content, it is understood, if an average of 82
had been received. The whole transaction is
unique in the history of the stock market,
and its successful result is the general topic j
of conversation in Wall street.
Silver bars, US| ; money, 6®6; Govern
mfn ., nuiet ; stocks closed steady ;- W est- I
™Uni n M; Q'^ilver. 204. ; Pacific,
Si ■ Mfcriposa. 1 ; Wells Fargo, 101; New
York Central. 130 i : Erie. 46| ; Panama, 108 ;
Union Pacific. U33 : bond, HO; Cent-,, '
100| ; Sutro, 3| ; Leadville, 3J ; Caribou, 3|.
In-rrsoll on Thomas P«ine.
Chicago, January 29th.— Music Hall
was crowded to utmost capacity to-night,
the audience having asembled to hear Cobul
Robert G. Ingereill lecluro on " Thomas ,
Paine; His Life and Services to His Conn- i
try." In^-er.-01l touched britlly on the thto- I
logical siiie of Pained character, and dwelt ]
for nearly two hours ou his distinguished
ability and patriotism, as displayed during
our troubles with Franca. The proceeds of
the lecture.which are to be applied toamonu- !
itient to Paine, arc abdut $1,500, besides i
nrhich a subscription was taken up for tho I
s-aoie object. The monument will be placed I
hi one ot the parks.
The <it:r<i!io:i <if n Trrr^orlnl Toim of:
Vuvoiniuent for tlr-ka.
Nkw Yuia:, January 29th. — A Washington
ppedalsays: The propriety of establishing a
territorial form of government for Alaska
will be considered by tha Senate this winter.
Phs sab-committee of the Committee on Ter
ritories has. been taV.i;;!; the testimony of a
person named Elliott, who has had his head
quarters at the Smrtbaonuui Institute during
tne winter, and is said to be employed by the
Fur Seal Company during the summer. El
liott is opposed to the organization of a terri
torial form of government in Alaska. The
Fur .Seal Company is also opposed to Mich a
troverument. Senator Butler, who is Chair
man of the sub-committee Investigating the
question, says hu thinks t:.u people of Alaska
should be given some form of government for
tha protection of tht:ir lives and property.
Hu his been informed that undrr an estab
lish 'i government there would be consider
able immigration to Al.isk:i.
Proposed Patent Bill.
■Washington, January 29th.— The House
Committee on Revision of the Laws to-day
instructed Representative Thomson to report
favorably to the House his bill, which \ 10
--vides that hereafter, i.-i any suit brought ia
any Court having jurisdiction in patent cases
for the alleged use or infringement of any
patented article, device, process, invention or
discovery, where it shall appear that the de
fendant in such suit purchased the same in
good faith for his own personal use for the
manufacture thereof, or from a person or firm
engaged in the open sale or practical applica
tion thereof, and apply the same for and to
bis own use and not for sale, if the plaintiff
shall recover judgment for §5 or les>s°as dam
ages, the Court shall adjudge that he pay all
the costs of the suit, arid if the plaintiff shall
not recover the sum of 520 or over, the Court
shall adjudge him to pay all his own costs,
unless it Bh&Jl also appear that the defendant,
at the time of such purchase or practical ap
plication, had knowledge or actual notice of
the existence i f such patent ; provided, that
nothing contained herein shall apply to arti
cles manufactured outside of the United
Tin- Ballroad Stofcing Fund Art.
t Washington. January — The House
Committee on Pacific Railroad?, to-day in
structed their Chairman to report favorably
to the House, and urge its passage, the bill
introduced by Representative .M. Lane, to
alter and amend the Sinking Fund Act ap
proved May 7, 1878, after agreeing upon an
amendment extending the provisions of the
act to all persons ;.nd corporations into
whose possession the Union and Central Pa
cific may come by purchase consideration or
Favorable fCcpore Agreed I |io;i.
Washington, January — The House
Committee on Military Affairs agreed this
morning to report favorably Representative
Aitk( bill authorizing the Secretary of War
to transfer to the Trustees of the Louisiana
State University and Mechanical College
the United States Barracks and Arsenal at
Baton Rouge, with an amendment providing
that no repairs to improvements the Trustees
may make shall conflict with the reserved
right of the United States to take back the '■
property at any time, or shall bind the
United States in any way to pay for the
Jay Gonld'x Plans.
Chicago, January 29th.— Tha Tinas says :
It U believed that Jay Gould's main object
at present is to secure control of all roads
which have California routes in their char
ters. He will next turn his attention to the
St. Louis and S.m Francisco and Iron Moon
tain roads—the only ones which he fears his
rivals may use against him.
squill Carolina Republicans.
_ New York, January 29th.— A speciitl from
Raleigh, S. t;., Bays: The Republican State
Central Committee will meet here to-morrow.
Every member will be present. It is cow in
dicated that tLe committee will appoint four
delegates at large to the Chicago Convention,
and that the Republican Committees of Con
gressional Districts will appoint the other
sixteen. The four at large will undoubtedly
be for Grant tor President.
■\t Fstprn-Botuid !'as:;cnscrs.
OMAHA] January 29th. — The following
through passengers were on to-day's train,
leaving at 12:15 P. m,, to Brrive in Sacra
mento February l' 1 : Mrs. Pardon Brown
and daughter, Surprise Valley, Cat; Mrs.
Frederick S1 ddard, Hingham, Mass ; Chas.
Haikiiih and wife, U. S. A.; Mrs. W. P.
Reddington, 8. Mulheim, J. 13. Murray,
Wallace Bradford, Denis Kearney, Ban Fran-
.'■-. hits: Edward Kelley, Bath, Me.; J.
(J. Withersby and wife, Paris, Jvy.; Mrs.
Ada A. Hill. I'eoria, 111.; K. Brunswick.
Chicago; K. L. Green, Indianapolis : W.A.
Doland, New York; S. Godchaux, Paris,
Forty-five through emigrants left on la- 1
nicht's nmigrant triiiu, to arrive in Sacra
mento February sth.
Tie !«■ Question.
Washington-, January 29th. — The House
Committee on Indian Affairs t . •- * 5 ; ' v exam
ined Governor Pitkin, tf Colorado, on the
Ute question. He stated that the Indiana
bad long ! >m dissatisfied, and chafed under
the restraints of the enforce. l influences of
civilization exerted by lie Agency; that
Jack and other Indians had ap] ealed to him
.to hays thun relieved of the presence of
Agent Meeker; that they did not care for
farming, but preferred to lead the same no
madic life their fathers hud followed, lie
(Governor Pitkin) believed the I'tcs were
actuated by malicious intent in the recent
Ute outbreak, and decided if pi stible to drive
out the whiles from Colorado. Mis Jose
phine Meeker w.-\s present. Her evidence
will be received to-morrow.
v liiainr " Boom**— Democracy In *<>u»i
WASH3KQTON, January 29th. —Senator
r-laim 1 is going to have an oration tendered
him by the Republicans here, the arrange
ments of which are being made on an exten
sive scale. The Blaiue men have tlectc-d a
majority of delegates to the District Conven
tion, to select three delegates to the Chicago
Convention. Colonel R. J. IngenoO hTvi
consented to head the delegation.
The Democratic managers have sent word
to South Carolina that the Legislature, while
in extra session, must pass a rigid registra
tion law, and thus take in; the right of
suffrage from abxit one-half of the negroes
■■>1.. . now vote, innjui.g tiie St.iti- hvjK-lv.-.-ly
Democratic next November.
TLc \»rthrri> PactOe Kallrsad.
CmCAflO, January 2;tth.— Tiie J-i-u-naFs
Washington special says: The friends of tl>-
Northern Pacific Railroad have began to
work in earnest to secure the passage of a
i'il! extending the time for the completion of
the road, and fetl confident of success. An
argument in favor of such a bill was made
before the Senate Railroad Committee to
Fire :>« Plnttranmth, \c»>.
Omaha, January 2'.nh. — Plattsniouth,
Neb., was thin moining, between H and 4
o'clock, \hitcd by a fire, which destroyed
the Saunders House, a three «t<.ry frame
hotel, and about a dozen other business build
ings, inflicting a k>3s of $^0,000 ; i;n-urance
Disappearance of Ihe State Aujnjcr or
Boston, January — The disappear
ance of Dr. S. Dana Hayes, State Assayer,
is announced. It is said that, after settling
up all matters of business, on the 20th in
stant he left this part of the country, leaving
a letter statin? that he should not return.
His business was in a very prosperous condi
tion. The cause of hu disappearance is do
In ai !i nl :i i.c.-i!i:"ii Tlirnlnglun.
St. LOOTS, January 20th.— Kev. Adolph
BalUer, President of the German Evangeli
cal Synod of North America, Professor of
Theology at the German Evangelical Theo
logical institute near Marteisville, Mo., and
editor-in-chief of the Fritdembntc, died at St.
Charles, Mo., Wednesday night, of heart dis
ease, aged 112. He was a classmate and great
admirer of Prince Bismarck, and came to
this country when quite a young man.
WASH!Nr:T">% January 29ih. — The Demo
crats of the- Senate all voted to reject the
nomination of Kutchin for Collector of Wis
consin, on the ground of violence of lunsruage
used by his paper in denouncing the Democ
racy, thoujth ii has generally been conceded
that the articles were ironical.
gllllMfl ufa Minl-lrr.
St. Paul (Minn.), January 29th. — Key. J.
M. Tower comasftteel suicido at F»ribault
thismorning by shooting. He laaves a wife
and six chil'irenin Winnebago.
im-li-t- I'rocerUed Again*!. ■
Xf.tt Orleans, January '_".i .i.. — The Dis
trict Attorney to-day filed information
against the principals and seconds in the
Burke- Hearsy duel/ The principal* were
bailed in the mm of $500 each, the seconds
5250 each. The penalty under the law for
! lighting a duel i- *200 fine "and imprisonment
for two* years ; the seconds $100 fine and im
prisonment for one year.
The . Ha*sarfca»ctt« Cfalld-Hnrderer De
Babsstable (Mass.), January 29th. —
Charles F. Freeman, the Pocasset child mur
derer, was arraigned before the Supreme
Court to-day. Physicians declared him in
sane, and he waa remanded to the May term,
when, if his condition is the same, he will be
sent t> the lunatic hospital.
Tito Pacific Mall Steamship Company ami
the everlaad Railroad*.
New York, January 20th.— The contract
between the Pacific Mail Company and the
overland railroads, by which the steamship
company received a subsidy for agreeing not
to reduce rates below those of the railway
companies, expired in May last. The Pacific
Mail Company, after waiting in vain for a
more favorable contract, have determined to
put the passenger and freight rates between
New York and San Francisco low enough to
prevent undercutting by the railroad", and
have made arrangements for additional car
rying facilities between the two points.
. The new schedule of passenger rates are
§75 for cabin and 840 for steerage passen
gers—a reduction of over SO per cent, on the
Wells, nurse «V Co. as Mail Harriets.
Washington', January 20th. — Conßress
niMi P,agc of California appeared to-day be
fore the Committee on Postoffloe Officials, of
which Third Assistant l'obtmaster-General
liazen is Chairman, for the purpose of slat
ing his views with regard to the* charges re
cently referred to that committee, to the ef
fect that Wells, Fargo & Co. are violating
the law by operating an independent mail
carrying system in California anil some ad
jacent States and Territories, Page expressed
the opinion that the increased facilities for
communication afforded by the enterprise
of Wells, Fargo & Co. were .1 benefit
to the communities which the latter
served, and th.it the people should
not bo deprived of them, lie believed,
however, th .c proper checks should be pro
vided, s) that mails could not bo carried to
the detriment of the Government service at
lower rates than those fixed by the postal
regulations. The Delegates from Idaho and
Ariz were present, but did not speak.
The opinion of the postal officials seemed to
be that the service is legitimate, and that n 1
long as it is carried on under the provisions'
of the postal law*, and in sparsely settled re
gions where the regular mail facilities have
not been developed, the Government should
not interfere. t! .
I'arnell »n<l l>ill<;ll ill Connecticut.
New Have:;, January 29th. — Paruell and
Dillon addressed a large and enthusiastic
meeting iv this city to-night, delegates being
present from all over the State. Mayor
■aerameato to be Pitied.
Omaha, January 29th. — Among the pas
sengers for California to-day was Denis Kear
ney, who will visit Sacramento one week, and
then return to Ban Francisco.
'..>■! '.'. i .■ . i.. :;...'.
LoSDOJf, January 29th. — Wm. 11. Hrr.ith,
tlia First Lord ot the Admiralty, in a speech
at Westminster last night referring to t'..^
obstructive policy of the Li !. members ;.'
the reciut session, s.iid it behooved all to
concern themselves deeply in securing deco
rous procedure in the business of the House.
The «.rc:il Fire at JaMy, Muiiliivlc'
BuCBABKBT, January 29th. — The great tire
at J:isy, which destroyed the Administrative
Palace, is ftill rai;iiiy, and the flames have
extended to the adjacent building. A huge
number of recorils, which cannot be replaced,
weie destroyed iv the palace.
The Krcrnt Hungarian Kloti.
VIENNA, January 2'Jth. — In opnssquence of
the recent riots in Pcsth, the Presideßt of
the Council and Minister of the Interior is
preparing bills to be presented to the Legis
lature, restricting the rights of association and
public meeting and the liberty of the press.
I'csth, January 29th.— The lower House
of the Hungary Diet, by an overwhelming
majority, approved the explanation of Herr
Tisza concerning the course of the Govern
ment during the recent riots here. growing
out of the duel between Baron Maithenyi
.and 111-it Veshovay.
Another Colliery Horror.
Berlin, January 29th.— A fire-damp ex
plosion has occurred iti a colliery at Aliesser,
Saxony. Ten of the dead and wounded have
been taken out of the pit. It is believed that
there are five corps. b .-ti.l in the pit.
Count lon Siollkc on Ike KnliicMon of
tlie German Aiissy.
Behiin, January 29th. — Count Yon
Moltke, Chief Marshal of the Grerman Em
pire, in reply to a correspondent who re
quested him to use his influence with the
Emperor for a redaction of the army, writes
as follows: "The power of- the Umperor
cannot impress all nations with the convic
tion that even a victorious war is a national
misfortune. That conviction can only ba the
remit of the moral education of nation--, the
fruit of which we shall neither of us live to
Tito Public HretlDSK Kill Adopted.
Pabtb, January 29th. — The f!K*mhor ..f
Deputies ii:>s adopted, by a vote of 2CS to
199, the clause of the bill relating to public
meeting!', supporting the Government in
i' i-oi of the f-.iJ. !•::■--■ '-i of political clubs.
La R chef i cauld, Legitimi t. opposed the
He said he believed the Legitimis
In I everything to expect fmm liberty and
from 'developing relations with the people.
He favored the Constitution and liberties- of
TOe German Anoj BUl— Diverse \irv-..
London, January 29th. — The Journal <k
St. PttcrtLvrg does not consider that the
German Army Bill impliea dej arture from w
peaceful policy. Ti-.o Moscow Gazette and
None Vriu.va think that the bill is exclu
sively directed against France. The Oat '■
<•/' St. J'i 'i.-'n ■'■■ believes that itu-sia alone is
menaced, while the CFblos holds that Poland
is the bone of contention.
Terrible Disaster in (be Caspian *<>a.
NEW York, January — The Graphic
publishes a dispatch from Odessa, containing
a rumor that a .Russian transport vessel, with
2.000 troops aboard, had been lost in the
Caspian Sea, and most if not all the soldiers
<;rosi I'iilm liou-l-.
LOMJON, January — The Duchess of
Marlbnrough characterizes l'arneli's state
ment that the fund which bears her name
only relieves tenants who have paid their
rent, and that its promoters have political
objects, as gross falsehoods.
Kullr.n Interests in on Hi America.
Boms, January 20ih. — Iv view of the crit
ical position of Italian interests in South
America, the Government will send out two
mt n-of-war for their protection, if the Con
sular report warrants it.
Marching AgninU the British.
Cabcl, January 29th. — 1 lie ex-Governor
of Jellalabad is now within one day's march
of Chuznce, with a number of guna and some
Sepoy?, and his announced hi» intention to
attack the British.
lire In »nl>!ln.
Dublin, January 29th. — A tire broke out
in a biscuit factory here to-night, and is now
raging violently. The flames are spreading
rapidly, and the damage already reaches
i!i-ll<-i Ins the Dlstreu.
Dcni.i.s, January 29th. — The subscriptions
to the Mansion House fund aggregate £29,000.
Forty-nine grants, amounting tr> £1,800, were
made to-day. The distress is ou the increase.
The Board of Oversews of Harvard College
have decided, after a long discussion, that
I\ev. Dr. Bellows of New York U ineligible
as a member of the Board of Overseers, not
being a resident of Massachusetts, although
receiving a majority of the votes cast at the
The New York police have taken into cus
tody Chatleß Chorteau, aged 27, a brother-in
law of Edward Timm, already under am
in connection with the murder of Annie
A co-operative colony is forming in Brook
lyn, X. V., for the purpose of settling upon
Government land in the vicinity of Puget
sound. A meeting to promote the movement
was held in Union Hall, which was addressed
by Dr. P. H. Vanderweyde, editor of the
Practical American, and K. V. Smalley.
For the fourth time in this century Lake
Zurich, Switzerland, is frozen over. Lakes
Corat, Xenfchatel and Bienni and the river
Arve are also frozen over.
One of the main subjects to be presented
by the Kngii-h Government for legislation at
the coming session of Parliament will be a
bill for the abolition of the law of premogeni
ture and for a simplification of the transfer of
G. G. Hayes, former Controller of Chi
cago, and for many years a leading business
man, died in that city Wednesday tight, aged
Crown Prince Frederick William started
from Berlin yesterday morning for Italy.
Sir William Erie, formerly Chief Justice
of the Court of Common Pleas at London, in
dead, ajed 87 years.
Bullion in the Bank of England increased
£230,000 the past week. Proportion of re
serve to liability, 47| per cent. Amount of
bullion withdrawn on balance yesterday,
Specie in the Bank of France increased
14,425,000 francs the pa<;t week.
It is announced that the German Govern
ment intends to propose a tax on all persons
exempt from military service.- ■■-
Tee passengers in the disabled steamer
Holland will be forwarded to New York in
the steamer Spain, which leaves Liverpool
February 4th. '
A telegram from Berlin states that Ger
many has recognized the independence of
A Boston dispatch* says: . In the case of
Cliarleg Dimoml. ex-XrtMam of the Massa- j
chusc-tts Home Missionary .Society, charged
with embezzlement, the jury disagreed and :
i were discharged.
Edward MiddJeton B-.rry, Hoyal Aeadem- !
I ican, architect oi the House of ParJiameat, j
i the new National tiallery and ether import- ;
ant stfuutures in London, 13 dead, aged 50 I
A Capetown dispatch says that General I
Sir Game* Wolseleybu returned to Natal
The.Treasttry l)epartr:ont at V.'aehington
yesterday purchase,! 015,000 ounces of tine
silver for the .Hints of Philadelphia, New
..:.■'. San Francisco.
ike excess of exports over imports for the
twelve months ended December 01st was
The Virginia Republican State Convention
will be held April Ist.
The Paris Point asserts that several Ger
man subjects employed in the Temple and
Antoine quarters have been summoned back
to Germany, and have left I'r.ri.i.
SAN FRANCISCO ITEMS.
[Prom San Francisco exchanges of January 20th.]
The steamer Gaelic will bo due from
Hongkong and Yohoharna about the 11th
The delinquent taxes arc coming in
slowly, but steadily. The receipts aver
age iroin !?700 to ciaily.
Tiio merchandise exports of the past
week were valued at f:5;j2,915, a decrease
oi .*t10,078 on those of the previous week.
An unusually large meteor was seen to
traverse the southeastern liortion of the
heavens last night, about half-past seveu
o'clock. It appeared to move slowly, and
left a long, brilliant tail of white li^lit be
The Mayor's health is improving rapidly
in consequence of the rest and ijuiec eu
foroed on him by his physicians. The
wound in tlie brer.st is almost closed, and
with care ho will be about again next week.
The Superintendent of Streets yesterday
I ordered the wholesale butchers on First
avenue to remove, within ten days, all
builiiugs erected upon the avenue, in ac
cordance with the resolution adopted by
tlie Board of .Supervisors last .Monday uighr.
T!;c electric light introduced into the
Free l'ublic Library in lieu of gas, is prov
ing mere of a success than was at lirst an
ticipated, the large majority of the fre
qnentera of that institution, and especially
those of weak or feeble sight, likinc; it
muuh better than gas.
Another Chinese passenger on the City
of Peking, who 'showed .°igus of having
the varioloid, has been removed from the
quarantinehulk Constitution to the Twenty
si.\t!;-strett Hospital. Vigorous measures
are now being taken to guard against the
spread of the dread disease.
The trial of Elian J. Baldwin on an in
dictment which charges him with removing
c]iirits from his distillery, located near the
city of Los Angeles, aud storing the same
without paying the Government tax there
on, as required by law, was commenced
thi". morning in the United .States District
Kattic Whitcomb, youngnst daughter, ti
J, I*. Whitcomb, died at the horrw of her
father, in Berkeley, yesterday afternoon,
from wonnda inflicted by William (iosa,
the details of which have already been
published. The unfortunate little creature,
only eight years of age, w.is titting on a
knoll at the rtar of the State University
braiding, in company with her sister and
Mr. Jones, a teacher in that institution.
Goss and a companion approached tlie lo
cality on their return from a hunting expe
dition. Seeing some olij. ct moving, he
presumed that a wildcat was aiinut to at
t kck him, ami recklessly fired on the three
unsuspecting persons. Hattie'a skull was
fractured, with the above fatal i
fl'.ss w.-ts arrested, but was subsequently
Wnodbnd, January 28— C. F. Thomas to Aggies
Marysville, January 23— Ector 11. Glbbim to Hattie
L)' Tli mpi m.
Mlddletown, January 21— W. Good to Mary S'.aik.
Woodland. January 28 S. P. Cntlei to Victoria
Sacramento, January 20— Wife of J. 11. Kc'rnan, a !
Qro is \ all . January — Wife of J-'arti.i McCarty,
South Vallejo, January Wife of Charles Rey-
t nolds, a san
Marysville, January •_'- Wife of 11. Ben, a son.
Mitidl. town, January 17 — Wife of Mr. McGavan, a
Sacramento, January 28 — Sarah, wife of Robert
licavei, ii native of California, 2;! years.
[Funeral not:ce hereafter ]
Sacramento, January 29 — Georgie A. Curtis, niece
of Thomas UcConneJ, 10 years, 2 months and 11
[Funeral notice hereafter ]
Sacramento, January 20— Mrs. Au™usta Perry, a
native of New York, 79 years and 8 mouths.
[Friends and acquaintances are respectfully Invited
to ittcnd the funeral, which will take place from
the reside a 61 the deceased, E s'rect, between
Seventh and Eighth, to-morrow (Saturday ) morn-
ins at 10:30 o'clock/]
BentOß, Mono county, January 16—11:3. Kmma
Amanda brooks, 25 years.
[teuton, Mono county, January 17— Mrs. Mary
Brovne, S5 years.
A. o. IT. W. -A iiprrial i>irc«>n;: 41
of Sacramento Lodge, No. 80, A. 0. IT. W., JS&«\
will be held in the small hall of 'hcf&VU"'A.
L0,15,-^.room, THIS (Friday) EVENING, V«t\gjf
at 7:::o o'clock, for the purpose of in- X Sf
stallinjr the M. W.-elect, recefvlnff reports of com-
mittees on applicants, and balloting for the same,
as well as to take any steps necessary relative to the
meeting; of the Grand Lod(.-c with Sacramento
Lodge on Tuesday evening next. A fu'l and prompt
attendance of mem Hers I* >le«ircd. By order.
CEO. B. KATZESSTEIN, Recorder.
Ja3o-lt |R. C]
&|>rrl:il llcollns nt *avranifnln A
1/iL'c. N0. 40, F. and A. M.. THIS (Friday) _/*A_
EVENING, at 7 o'clock. Visiting brethren Siif
arc cordially invited to atteud. lv order . \ i
K. C. ATKINSON, W. M.
It. C. Irvink. Secretary. ja3o H*
WASTED -A GIRL T > WAIT ON TABLE,
and do Chamberwork. Must becompetsot.
Apply at Waalilnatun H!'ti°e. Yol<» county. ja3o-2t"
AUCTION TitA!)L SALE
LACES AND EMBROIDERIES!
M. J. SIMMONS .t CO. iI'CTIOXEEKg
WILL SELL ON
SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, AT 10:30 O'CLOCK,
At salesroom. No. 412 .1 street, between Fourth and
Fifth, a Urge assortment of fine Lacs and Km-
broideries, consisting of about 1,600 yards of the
latest styles and patterns. Goods sold in lots to
suit the trade, .Sale positive and without reserve.
j :;o-Jt - M. J. SIMMONS
— AT— —
Monday Evening, at 7 o'clock,
HIU.KJHUX A SMITH'S SALESROOM*,
No. 323 X street, comprising :
Biography, History, Voyages and Travels,
Poetry, Fiction, Etc ,
In all about 300 volumes. Aid), a large assort-
esr jHI. ■x* 3ES tr M IS , -Si
ric!tirct and !'lrlur<- Frame*, Etc
Ja3otf SHERBURN .'.- SMITH. AnetioaeTS.
DURHAM CATTLE FOR SALE.
-i /» HEAD OF TnOROUGHBP.ED ng*e.j£mm k
HI lmrhrvni BCLLS, from one to **&i?£<a !
two jears old, and 10 Bead of either lj *J1 :
COWS or HhIFERS v.id be sold at. '** n4l !
private sals at WICK'S KAN 11. Butto couny.
laao 2m Addr»M M. fflfli. Oreville. Cal.
TO COUNTRY MEKCHAKTS and RETAILERS.
ON RECEIPT OF^B I WILL SEND TO ANY
address a sample case <t my specialties, con-
sisting of 3 bottle* DR. KK.NV.-i Herb Bitters, 3 |
bottle* Blackberry Brandy, 3 bottles R ck and Rye,
and 3 bottles fine oH Bourbon Whisiy (the last
named trade mark " Bonanza"), all Justly celebrated
eoodi, and recommended for medicinal and fairily
n3e. J. RENZ, Wholesale Liqnor Dealer, No 419
Commercial ktreet, three doors below Front, San
Franciwo. * ]a3O-1;.3m
G. L. SIMMONS, M. D. (HARV.),
SCROTON, NO. « 1 STREET, SACRAMENTO,
Ollice Hoars- 9 to 10 i. M,2 to 1 and !
at S P.«. ■ Ja29-2pU |
TO ALL WHOM If MAY POI0H&
"%TOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE
J_> partaenhip of BEATS & LESLIE, of the
town oi Elk Grove, county of Sacramento, and State
of California, heretofore existing in tho Milling
business, is this day IHS ULVKI>, the said Andrew
Leslie retiring from the bu.-ii.i .
The bn»lnesi will hereafter be '•.tinned by GEO.
B. BEATT, who will assume all 4ebtS dueby tho
late linn and collect all bills due said firm,
Elk Grave, January 2£, 1880.
GEORGE B. BKATY.
The aliovc-namrd George B. Beaty and Andrew
Leslie personally known to mo to be the same,
acknowledged the same i.i be Hi lr ilgnatures.
Sisrned in mv presence, Delna Gage.
J^3o3t IJELOJ QAQE, Justice of the Peace.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
'. nCE IS HEREBY GIVEN BY THE UNDER-
J^[ eijncd, Administrator of the estate of D. 0.
fATTEH, deceased, to the croditors of, and all
persons having claims againsi said deceased, to
exhibit them, with the necessary affidavits and
vouchers, within four months atter the first publi-
cation of this notice t-> the undersigned, at the
.'■; : '" of Clinton L. White, northwest comer of
Seventh and J streets, Sacramento Ca).
Sacramento, Cal., January 30, IBBOL
11. B. BEAI4
Administrator of the estate of D. C. Patten, de-
Custos L. White, Attorney for Ada inistrator.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
"I^rOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN BY THE UNDER-
±_% figged, Adainistnttor of the estate of JOHS
Ai'i'.M iN, deceued, to the creditors of, and all
persons having di ma against said dec used, to
exhibit them, with t c necessary affidarits and
vouchers, within four months after the first pub-
Ueaiion of tola notice to the undersigned, at the
office of Clinton L. White, northwest corner of
Seventh and .1 streets, Sacramento, Cal.
Sacramento, January 30, 1550.
H. S. DEALS,
Administrator of the estate of John Wackman, de-
Clixtox L. WiinK, Attorney for Administrator.
______^ j*«o LawiwF
HAPPY AM) PROSPEROUS NEW TEAR
to all. We come boldly to the front .-« the
Krai Estate ru.l Insurance Agents
Of : ■ .■:■■, representing the best Fire Insur-
ance Companies of this coast.
RGAI> TUB list !
• • rraan American, of New York ; British America
and Western, of Tor into, Canada ; and last, but not
least, the grand old Pi -i nix, of London. Combined
cash capital, #!-•, «,.•». <>.>•.
SPINKS & ACOCK,
Real Estate and Insurance Agents, Ooce 408 J
' GENEEAL NOTICES.
Capital «o!<innii<lr. No. mi: Truth street.
Private rooms for families. Tlie bet=t of wines,
liquors, cigars, <*;<•. Jt)llN* lIKCTOR, Proprietor.
*• ronsoniHip. at lUc Forrest !" every
evening from 8 to 1 1 nl7-lm
i:.\ti:aoki)l.\auy attraction !
France, England and America !
i:vi::tv i:vr.M\«. orcixu tmb wbbk!
AND SATURDAY MATINEE.
THE BALDWIN THEATER
j Great Combination! j
From San Francisco. comprbinK the Celebrated
lllle. Useerald. Mile. Lotio, Kile. Uzaand Uons. W.
.'! Davace, Gymnaats, Acrobat*, etc; who will
appenr in ih'.ir wouderfai Pal . I■; mnastio
En o tainu'.nt urn on tho ii;-'.c
THE: GKEAT AUEUI€A.\ STIR lOI R !
Messrs. Fcttingil, Gale, Pailey and Hoey. the
Greatest Son^' ami Dance List) in America,
in their Original Specialties.
HUE. MAKGIiTA KOBEBT,
I 7 he Premier DiUlGeuie of the" World, assisted by
HUB*. < AJlis AKD OUTOBI,
Tlio Celebnted Premier Danstusi i, ami J!i«s Jennie
Walton, Mil Lisay Leroy, " ■ i; ittie Kcleey
and Misa l.aura Bell in a Grand Ballet.
ME. CHUtUES AD.I3IS
In l.is celebrated Dutch Specialties.
SI X . JOHNNY ILL] A S
In his S] '.'• ialUes.
tSTFRTDAY EVENING. Ja.nv.ary 30, 1880, Grand
Complimentari Ilenelit tcmdored. to ME. 1). J.
SATURDAY EVJI.SI.NG, JAXCARY .'.-t,
of mi —
Davcnc Troupe and the American Four!
t3T A Full and Efficient Orchestra, under the
direction of Isadora Frank Admission, (1 and SO
cents. Reserved scats nay be 1 ad, with* extra
charge, at the candy -:■•:>■ ac joining the theater.
Lessee and Manager '.::■ B ." Colttluc
"A hoy it unit dm forth, (ake* hin-k a man '."
Mr. Sa»"1 r.,Lv:Li.K, one ol Sannuncnto's e.-.rliest
citizens, after an absence ol »;i years, returns the
proprietor md manager of the most complete and
iarjTt si dr.— •:'.■/ ition in the world for the representa-
tion Light Musical and Mirthful tutertainniint,
and known as the
***«*4>»t* *)»*»« imnuiHiiiiiiiiniiiui.
i Colville Opera Burlesque Co ., |
Comprised of the following well-known Artists:
miss i:ui; ««sr :
Mi s Ella Chapman, Mr. Roland Reed,
Mi--s Kate Everleigb, Mr. K. E. Graham,
Miss Kose Leiirhton, Mr. A. W. Maliin,
Hiss Francis Wright, Mr. Ed. Chapman,
Miss Carrie ••;.. .ry, air. 11. Ainlwrif,
>ii-< Ada 1... sir. Louis l>c Smith,
Hiss Annie Deacon, ' Mr. Thus. Adair,
Miss Klsic Dean, Mr. Horace i rail.
Hiss Bessie Temple, Jilts Alice Wright,
HissLonhM 1.-m;, %v.i» Theresa Lamborn,
JIUs Emma Carsnti, Miss Mathian Jon«<,
Misj 11. Hudson, Mr. J. W. Hot ni--:.
Mus!cal and Stage Director. ..... Vr.Jease Williams
Sta^-c Manacer Mr. Wm. Forrester
Mr. Rain, Colvillb... S Is Proprietor and Manager
Engagement Is limited to one WEEK ONLY, with
the following changes of programme :
.MALIC -:.:•. !
TUESDAY FEBRUARY 5,
i:osiiuja\ tv.|i:i. :
WEDNESDAY.... j FEBRUARY t,
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 5,
SATURDAY MATINEE I IMIKKCI I, I !
SATURDAY NIGHT two PIECES I
t3T Observe the prices : Notwithstanding the
enormous eapense attending this mammoth attrac-
tion, which i:* presented in it* integrity, as appear-
teg at the Bosb-street and California Theaters, there
will be no advance in price. Admission, SI. No
extra charge for necrvinj in advance. Bueonj, 50
cents. Doors open at 7:15; performance will com-
mence at 8, evening. Matinee, open at 1, begins at
2, over at 4 o'clock.
SiT Reserved seats may be secured at Theattr
Candy Store for any of the above |>erformances on
or after Tlll'li DAY, January 23.h. ja2S-5t
STEINWAY &. SONS 1 PSANOS
AHEYMAN, SOLE AGENT, ' rfWil.,
. Rtreet, bet. .-:xth and S-verth, ■EhSSB
Dppodte Court-house. PIANOS TOfJ J 111
LET. PUnoe sol.l on installments. ■•»•■■
FORMERLY OF CUELI, NEAR ROCHESTER.
New fork, last Men by her brother John, in
Red Dog, California, In 1358. ABy Information of
her will be thankfully received Iv her brother
Thomas. Address, GEORGE FRENCH,
laZ9-Sptw What Cheer House San Francisco.
Hair A ti).'«. Dale A Co.'*.
Sub a v a X± b
MASKS ! MASKS !
I UK EVERY CHAK.ICIKK VOI TfllXK OF.
33T BULLION FRINGE, STARS AND REGALIA.
T3 S\ 1-,-r-* . «£& CO.
-'-•■ '■'■>■■•' J*2C-3plm
NOTICE TO DEPOSITORS
— OF TDK
/CAPITAL SAYIKO3 BASK.— THE BANK WILL
Dividends Nos. 2 and 3, of 10 per cent,
p.iy Dividends Nos. 2 and 3, of 10 per cent,
each, » mounting to 20 per eeut., payable on and
after FEBRUARY 11, 1330. ISv onl rof the Board
of Directors. JAME.S N POK'IXB, Secretary.
US' All psnotit ov.'in^' the Baj'.k will pleafceall
[ md settle their !wn si once. ja27-3wig