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THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. C, NOVEMBER 12, 1881.
CABLED FROM LONDON."
Cremornc, the winner of the Derby lufe?,
was -sold on Wednesday at Newmarket to the
Earl of Scarborough for 5,400.
The Sia7idard,s Vienna dispatch reports that
floods have caused enormous damage in various
parts of Austria and Servia.
The McCalmonts have addressed a circular to
the shareholders of the Heading Eailroad for the
purpose of defeating the election of Mr. Gowen
to the presidency of the road.
A semi-official telegram from Constantinople
says that the ambassadors have been informed
that in consequence of tranquillity in Tripoli it
is intended to recall part of the troops and to
supersede the governor.
Recent advices from Buenos Ayres state that
the government of Chili has sent a special mis
sion to Pern to conclude a treaty of peace or to
provide for the complete military occupation of
Mr. Sexton, who has been released from Kil
mainham, is suffering from a complication of
diseases, and is at present unable to travel.
The rumor of Mr. Gladstone's retirement has
provoked much comment in London, where some
look on Lord Derby as his successor. Our special
dispatches point to his prestige as the principal
cohesive force of the Liberal party.
Rubattino, the steamship owner, is dead.
Captain Adams, of the Dundee whaler Arctic,
tlls a correspondent that the Northwest passage
can be made only by way of Peel Sound, and
relates Esquimau stories about Franklin.
Many threatening letters have been received
by the Czar. A student in the mining school
was arrested, with other conspirators, while
Applications to the Irish Land Court enor
mously increasing. Two thousand in county
Spain desires to facilitate trade between the
United States and Cuba.
The Liberal party in England is believed to
be losing ground.
At the public meeting of the Ladies' Land
League, in Dublin, Miss Helen Taylor denounced
It is stated that the League is attempting to
swamp the Land Court with the great number
Parliament will reassemble Januarv 19.
A tenant in county Galway who had paid his
rent has been murdered.
M. Gambetta tells the Prince of Wales that he
had no interview with Prince Bismarck.
German conservative papers deplore the result
of the elections and predict disaster to the Empire.
Eussian Slavophile papers see in the alliance
of Austria, Italy, and Germany "a precursor of
Nihilists threaten to prevent the Czar's corona
tion. The tribes of Mecca are in revolt
Speculation in confederate bonds condemned
by the English press.
.Mr. Gladstone, it is believed, desires the release
of the suspects, provided they will not interfere
with the carrying out of the Land Act.
Sixteen thousand cases are before the Land
Messrs. Egan and Biggar have had an audience
of the Papal Nuncio, in Paris.
A revulsion of feeling has occurred in St.
Petersburg in regard to the interview between
the Emperor of Austria and King Humbert.
Owing to explanations made by the Austrian
Ambassador the interview is now looked upon
A new commission will investigate the Jewish
question, by order of the Czar.
The isolation of France is regarded in St. Pe
tersburg as a guarantee of peace.
In case another outbreak should occur in Egypt
it is believed that England and France would
Testimony in the Lefroy trial is about the
same as that offered in the preliminary exami- j
The police of Limerick have been provided
with revolvers in place of batons.
M. Brisson. Republican Vice-President of the
French Chamber of Deputies, has been elected
President of the Chamber by a vote of 347, against
33 for the Duke of Basaccia, Legitimist, and IS
for M.Jolibois, Bonapartist. The Chamber elected
MM. Philippoteau, Deves, Lepere, and Spaller, all
The Colonial Office has informed the Canadian
Government that Minister West will enter into
negotiations with the United States in regard to
the international copyright question.
The King of Greece has conferred the grand
cordon of the Order of Redeemer on Hon. Mere
dith Reed, the American Minister, for services to
It is stated that the five political prisoners
tried in St. Petersburg last week were senteneed
to various terms of deportation, ranging from
ten to fourteen years. Their offenses were not
The Slavophil section of the Russian press ex
press great apprehension at the prospect of an
alliance of Germany, Austria, and Italy. It con
siders that such a coalition will destroy the peace
of Europe, as it must necessarily excite the ag
gressive instincts of the respective governments.
In spite of the declaration of the peaceful defen
sive character of the triple alliance it must be a
menace at the starting point of a policy of aggres
sion and a precursor of war. The newspapers of
Pans publish a tel
that the King and Queen of Spain will visit
Vienna in January.
A dispatch to the Standard from Rome says :
"At a secret consibtory on Monday the Pope spoke
with unwonted violence. He strongly blamed
the Emperor Francis Joseph for receiving King
Humbert.. He said something must be done to
shake off the yoke from the Church.''
Guiteau was burned in effigy at Lewes on Guy
Lord Salisbury has made a vigorous attack on
the Irish policy of the government.
GRAND ARMY MATTERS.
The Grand Army men of Portland, Maine, have
been holding a fair. The fair sex appears to have
been well represented, and everything was as
nice as could be wished except the weather,
which was not fair.
Post No. 47, G. A. R., of Manasquan, was
entertained on Wednesday night of last week in
Veteran Hall, Main street, by C. K. Hall Post,
No. 41, of Asbury Park, N. J. Hard tack and
beans, such as was eaten in the war, was a part
of the supper that was given by the boys, but a
good supply of more palatable edibles also graced
The visiting delegation of Post 2, G. A. R., of
Philadelphia called, in company with a delega
tion of Post 2, South Boston, upon District En
gineer W. H. Cunningham, at the house of Hose
8, Liberty square, November 3d, and presented
him an elegant silver tire trumpet, suit-ably in
scribed. Post No. 12. O. A. R., of Wakefield, Massachu
setts, held a grand Camp fire November 3d, when
speeches were made by Commander Azel Ames,
Major George A. Merrill, Gov. Long, Cols. Olin
and Lock wood, Hon. S. Z. Bowman. 0. C. Bosby
chell, of Philadelphia, and others. Grand Army
Posts, No. 2, of Philadelphia, and Samuel C. Law
rence, No. 66, of Med ford, were present as vis
iting comrades. Over six hundred Posts in all
were represented, and tho occasion was an ex
ceedingly pleasant and interesting one throughout.
ENLISTMENT OF GENERAL ROSS.
The marriage of General William E. W. Ross,
commander of the Department of Maryland,
G. A. R., and assistant postmaster of Baltimore,
to Miss Jennie Anderson, on Wednesday last, has
given rise to warm wishes for his future welfare
and happiness among his many friends, both of
the Grand Army and otherwise in this city.
DEATH OF LIEUT.-COMMANDER WRIGHT.
Lieutenant-Commander Arthur H. Wright, U.
S. N., died at Key West, Fla., Saturday last at
8:45 a. m., of yellow fever. He was a native of
Akron, Summit county, Ohio, from which State
he was appointed, and entered the Naval Academy
September 28, 1860, as an acting midshipman.
This class was advanced and sent to sea in 1863
as ensigns. He was promoted to master Novem
ber 16, 1866, to lieutenant, February 21, 1867, to
lieutenant-commander, March 12, 1868, and at the
time of his death was next in line of promotion
to commander, to which rank he would have
been promoted November 14, on the retirement
of Rear-Admiral Christopher Raymond Perry
Eodgers, and the subsequent promotion of Com
modore Cooper, Captain Oscar C. Badger, and
Commander Robert L, Phythian. After leaving
the Naval Academy, which was then at Newport,
he served on the Gulf blockading squadron, par
ticipated in the siege of Mobile, after which he
served on the South blockading squadron until
after the close of the war of the rebellion. His
last sen ice afloat was as executive officer of the
Michigan, on the lakes, in January, 1879. He
was a widower, having married a lady at Erie,
Pennsylvania, who died while he was attached
to the Michigan, leaving two children. The
death of Mr. Wright promotes Lieutenant Thomas
Perry to lieutenant-commander, Master George
W. Mentz to lieutenant, Ensign York Noel to
master, and Midshipman Alfred L. Hall to en
sign. FROM ABROAD.
Count Vousehoffer. the present Austrian repre
sentative at the court of the Khedive, has been
recalled, and will be promoted to an embassador's
post at Washington. The appointment has, it is
understood, already been made,
A dispatch to the Post from Berlin says: "The
nihilists have iued threats that they will pre
vent the Czars coronation unless he grants speci
fied concessions.1' A cruiser, which lately re
turned to Cronstadt, is reported to have been
searched, and several of the crew arrested.
There is much anxiety in Constantinople about
affairs in Arabia. Rumors, probably exaggerated,
are current that the Sherif of Mecca has declared
himself Khalif and has liberated Midhat Pacha.
It appears sure, however, that certain triles in
the vicinity of Mecca are in revolt. The Sherif
is suspected of connivance at the movement.
The Turkish commander ha been instructed to
arrest him if necessary.
A dispatcn irom Sydney, N. S. W., says the
British corvette Wolverine visited the island of
New Guinea, in August, landed a force, and pun
ished the inhabitants of the village of Kalo, for
murdering mission teachers. After a short fight,
the head chief was killed and the natives yielded.
The chief's house w:is destroyed.
Every day furnishes some new evidence of the i
ueepeuuig oi me ie;irs lor uie sjueiy oi Alexander
III. One of the latest evidences of this anxiety
is the order promulgated in the Official Messenger,
of St. Petersburg, prohibiting all public represen
tations and spectacles on Christmas day, the two
days previous, on Saturdays, on the twelve chief
festivals of the Church, on the anniversary of the
death of John the Baptist, on any day during
Lent or on any day during Easter week.
A war is threatened between the native chiefs
in western Africa.
An explosion in a coal pit at Madrid killed fif
J A i 1 A .! '.i JAl i
In the French Legislature Dr. Clemeiwran
made a stirring speech in the Tunisian debate,
calling energetically for an inquiry into the
origin of the war.
A terribly disastrous typhoon has ravaged west
ern Tonquin, China. 2,000 houses destroyed and
sixty thousand Christians have lost all they pos
sessed. It is rumored Prince Bismarck will retire from
the chancellorship of the German Empire,
The correspondent of the London VYwwat Dar
geeliug, India, say the deaths from epidemic
choleraic fever at Umritsir amount to 9,000, or
ten times the normal rate of mortality for the
past few years.
A Berlin dispatch to the Times reports that
Prince Bismarck lias brought an action for slan
der against Herr Von Bunsen, secessionist, aris
ing from a speech of Herr Von Bunsen to his
ITEMS AT THE CAPITAL.
Secretary Kirkwood on Saturday issued an
order that from and after that date the Depart
ment of the Interior and its several bureaus and
offices, with the exception of the Patent Office,
will be closed to persons not officials or employees
of the Department at two o'clock p. m. each day.
Comptroller of the Currency Knox will deliver
three lectures on the banking system of the
United States at Johns Hopkins University, Balti
more, during the month of November.
Pay-Director Watmough, who failed of confir
mation as Paymaster-General of the Navy, is to be
temporarily assigned to the duties of that office
until Congress can act on his nomination.
The officers of the State Department state that
they have had no correspondence, nor do they
contemplate having any with the English gov
ernment in reference to the reported balance re
maining in English banks to the credit of the
It is stated that General 0. E. Babcock, who is
now stationed in Baltimore, is to supersede Colo
nel Rockwell as Superintendent of Public Build
ings and Grounds, a position he held under
Grant's administration. Colonel Rockwell has
placed his resignation at the disposal of the Pres
ident. The President lias appointed Mr. Nathaniel L.
Adams pension agent at St. Louis, Mo. Mr.
Adams is a resident of KaiEtts, and the pension
agency at St. Louis will be moved January 1 to
Topeka, Kan., which is nearer the centre of the
pension district, comprising the States of Mis
souri, Colorado, Nebraska, and the Territory of
The Government will not receive silver or gold
coin with holes punched in them for stamps or
payment of duties.
The Agricultural Department is still making
experiments with sugar manufacture. The com
missioner thinks he can demonstrate that good,
merchantable sugar can be made from cane grown
in this section. It is, however, a question whether
such experiments will pay for the labor and ex
Thursday, the 24th instant, has been set apart
by the President as a day of National thanksgiv
ing and prayer.
The resignation of Hon. John W. Foster, Min
ister of the United States to Russia, has been ac
cepted by Secretary Blaine in the name of the
Third Auditor Keightly, in his annual report,
earnestly recommends the enactment of a statute
of limitation fixing the time within which claims
against the United States may be presented to the
A delegation of Sacs and Foxes, accompanied
by their agent and an interpreter have arrived in
this city from Tama county, Iowa, in accordance
with permission granted them by the Commis
sioner of Indian Affairs to, visit Washington at
their own expense. They have not yet made
known their business here.-
The committee of the Senate for procuring ad
ditional accommodation for the use of the Con
gressional Library, have decided to present- a bill
to Congress early in thesgsgm looking toward
the selection of a site and commencement of the
Mr. Endicott King, of the Fifth Auditor's Office,
has been promoted to chief of the Consular divi
sion, made vacant by the resignation of Colonel
The Post Office Department declares that the
sale of stamps by local agencies is an inconve
nient, unnecessary, and expensive system, and will
not be established.
Passed-Assistant Paymaster Paul Fitzsimmone
of the navy, lias been suspended from duty for
three months and publicly reprimanded for ushiir j
profane language toward his superior officer. j
Lieutenant-Commander Wm. H. Webb. nni
family, are quartered on the U. S. S. ' Wyandotte "
lying at the Navy Yard for the winter.
The younger daughters of Justice Matthews I
are at school at Wellesly College, in Massachu- I
The new furniture for the East Eoom in the
White House was selected by Mrs. Garfield, and
is said to be tasteful in design. The woodwork
is a marvel of workmanship, and the shades of
the upholstering are of old gold, deftly mingled
with subdued flashes of rich colors. The win
dow draperies are to match in colors and text
ures. The State Department has received a report
from Mr. Hall, United States Consul at Havana,
in relation to the alleged Mexican outrage upon
citizens of the United States who were enarHl
m euneeiuig guano on a coral reef near Kev
Arenas, and were arrested by the Mexican au-
tnormes. consul riaJl says the Americans were
simply arrested for trespass, and that the question
is entirely as to the ownership of the guano de
posits, and does not involve any intervention or
Major William Arthur, of the army, brother of
the President, has been released from duty in
Department of Dakota, and is ordered to report to
Gen. AV. S. Hancock for assignment to duty in
Department of the East.
Mr. Kasson, of Iowa, (one of the prominent can
didates for Speaker,) will occupy the residence of
Mis. Berry, on II street, bet ween Fifteenth street
and Lafayette Square, which he has leased.
The Revenue Marine Bureau expects to receive
a preliminary report from Captain Hooper, of the
revenue steamer Cor win, very soon. This report
will contain a brief statement of the portion of
ii . y- --.-
the torwms cruise winch has not
yet been pub-
The President has appointed F. K. Jones
brother of Senator Jones, of Nevada, coiner of the
mint at New Orleans. Mr. Jones has been em
ployed for some years in the melters and refiners'
department there. The present aetiug coiner is
Ben. F. Butler, of Indiana who was the deputy
coiner under Coiner Helfrich, who resigned some
Justice Field will sail from Europe for New
York on November 19, and confidently expects
to be in Washington by Decern ber 1.
The trial of Lieutenant Flipper, the colored
officer, for embezzlement is progressing.
Company C, Captain George W. Lewis, Veteran
Association of the Shaw Guards, gave a party at
Parker Memorial Hall on the evening of Novem
ber 3d, which was attended by about 100 couples.
The nineteenth annual Reunion of the Associa
tion of Company F, Forty-fourth regiment Mas
sachusetts volunteers, will be held, as usual, on
the Tuesday of Thanksgiving week, at Young's
Hotel. The business meeting will be called to
order at 6.30 o'clock, and dinner will be served
promptly at 7.
The sixteenth annual Reunion of the officers
of the Twenty-ninth regiment Connecticut vol
unteers was held November 3d at New Haven.
At the business meeting the following officers
were present: Colonel William B. Wooster, Lieutenant-Colonel
David Torrance, Captain Charles
Griswold, Captain Allen, Captain Bennett, Lien
tenant Bristol, Lieutenant Bishop, Assistant Sur
geon Hyde, Lieutenant Bevin, Lieutenant Brown.
A number of speeches were made, the most note
worthy of which was that of Assistant Surgeon
Hyde. The wives of the above- named gentlemen
accompanied them, the whole being the guests of
Captain George W. Allen, of New York.
The third annual Reunion of the One Hun
dred and sixth Pennsylvania volunteers was held
at Canton, Bradford county, last Saturday. Among
those who attended were Wm. Irvin, Samuel Ir
vin, James Warren, R. G. Brown, D. R. Terry, B.
F. Newell, Cornelius King, A. A. Mills, F. L. Lan
don, David Hoagland, Denton Lindley, Silas
Dann, Wm. N. Smith, William Black, A. J. Conk
ling, John E. Rockwell, G. M. Coons, Capt. Wm.
N. Jones, H. II. Spencer, B. L. Wright, S. M.
Smith, and John Turner. The following perma
nent officers were elected : President, H. H. Spen
cer; Secretary, S. M. Smith; Treasurer, B. L.
Wright. After finishing considerable routine
business the matter of erecting one or more tab
lets to mark the position of the regiment at Get
tysburg was discussed at length, and it was fin
ally decided by a unanimous vote to erect one on
the left centre of Hancock's line to indicate the
spot of their hard fight on the second day, and
another on Cemetery Hill at the right of the reg
iment on the third day. Plans for the tablets
and prices were discussed, and the following com
mittee appointed to collect funds for the purpose:
William N. Jones, Williamsport, Pa,; C. E. An
drus, LeRoy, Pa. ; David Irvin, Ogdensbnrg, Pa.;
G. M. Coons, Canton, Pa. ; Joseph R. P. Ward,
Wm. B. Ross, Philadelphia, Pa. ; John Houghton,
Hugesville, Pa.; A. A. Mills, Roaring Branch,
Pa. ; R. G. Brown, Grover, Pa.
About $100 was raised during the meeting. It
is expected that all subscriptions will be secured
before the 1st of March, after which a committee
will select the best granite stones that the amount
will buy and arrange for suitable inscriptions, &c.
It is proposed erecting the tablets during the en
campment next July. The following gentlemen
are to select
designs and make the necessary
tablets: H. H. Snenccr, S. M.
Smith, B. Li
Wm. N. Jones, Joseph E.
AN UNFORTHNATE VETERAN,
Captain John Downey, of the First Fire Zou
aves, who was captured at Bull Run and taken to
Richmond, and the first Union soldier who crossed
the threshold of Libby Prison, is now lying m a
private ward at St. Catherine's Hospital, Williams
burg, N. Y., where, owing to a recent accident,
his right leg was amputated on the 28th ultimo.
A special from Menomine, Wis., says that all
the persons who knew the desperado Lon Wil
liams, and who have been admitted to see Wil
liam Kuhne, who was taken from this city to
Menomine yesterday, say that thev cannot iden-
tify the prisoner as Lon Williams.
When Mr. B. L. Kendall, of Kalamazoo. Midi
made nn his nrannnte nrp.ninnr . tr,; i,;D
office over to the new postmaster, it was discov
ered that 50,000 in three-cent postage stamps
Thomas G. Alvord, of Syracuse, New York,
recently received the one hundred and forty-first
annual rental of a salt farm of three hundred
acres in the town of Schaghticoke. The farm has
been in the Alvord family since 1740.
It may be of interest to some to learn that act
ing Vice-President ot the United States, Judge
I Davis, owing to being a Senator, and chosen Presi
dent pro tern, for that body, receives part of his
salary at the Treasury, and part is paid by the
Secretary of the Senate. His pay as Senator,
$5,000, is paid by the Seere&iry, the balance,
?3,000, at the Treasury.
Commodore F. A. Roe is lying quite ill at his
residence in this city. His disease is congestion
of the lungs and not typhoid fever, as had been
erroneously stated. Commodore Roe is not very
robust, and is therefore not well prepared to com- i
bat with the serious complaint from which he
suffers. But there is still much hope ol his re
coverynot only among his many Mends, but
his attending physicians. Commodore Roe dis
tinguished himself in his gallant combat with
the confederate iron-clad Albemarle he being then
in command of the wooden double-ender Sas
sacus. A Washington broker, who has been a large
purchaser of confederate bonds, pronounces the
thing a pure speculation.
Guiteau's counsel say the question of malprac
tice will not be raised in the trial
Arguments in the Star-Route cases were com
pleted on Thursday.
It is stated that' the President has offWwl in
John C. New, of Indiana, the appointment of
Minister to Kussia, to succeed Genera, Foster, of
Indiana, and that he has accepted.
Secretary Hunt commends in general order th
gallant conduct of Cadet Midshipman John B.
Bernadon, and of ordinary seaman Robert Swee
ny, of the Kearsarge, in saving the life of a sea
man of that vessel, and a medal o honor is or
dered to be given to Sweeny.
A delegation of Sacs and Fox Indians, located
in Iowa, had mi audience with Secretary Kirk
wood on Tuesday touching the payment of some
$'20,000 which is due tliem.
. Secretary Folger will formally enter npon his
duties on the 14th instant.
Gen. Edward Bragg, member of Congress from
the Fond du Lac, Wis., district, after the expira
tion of his congressional term, will move to Min
neapolis. He has no hopes of another term from
The Louisville and Nashville Railroad Com
pany have executed a mortgage to the Merchants'
Trust Company of New York for $7,000,000.
The Hon. Hannibal Hamlin, Minister to Spain,
and wife, Miss Blaine, daughter of Secretary
Blaine, and ex-Senator John Scott, and wife, sailed
on the 5th from Philadelphia in the steamship
Illinois, of the American line.
General Stoneman, the famous cavalryman,
has raised $16,000 worth of grapes on his vine
yard at Los Angelese, Cal., this year.
Judge Folger was, in 18G7, one of nine men in
the New York Legislature who voted in faver of
giving women the ballot.
Secretary Blaine, Justice Swayne, and Justice
Bradley have sons in the civil service. Secretary
Hunt has four sons in the service of their country.
Snow storms are reported as having occurred
last week in Pennsylvania, New York, and New
Jack Kenott, ex-assistant postmaster of Little
Rock, Ark., pleaded guilty to a charge of embez
zlement in the United States Court, and was sen
tenced to the Detroit penitentiary for two years
and six months.
Commanders of whaling vessels which have
arrived at San Francisco report the sea opened
to an unparalleled extent in the Arctic. Some
whalers went further north than their charts ex
tended. The news that the Rodgers had steamed
around Wrangell Land was at first received with
incredulity on the Pacific coast.
Captain Hooper, of the revenue cutter Corwin,
in his preliminary report to the Secretary of the
Treasury, expresses the opinion that no accident
could have happened to the Jeannette in tho
vicinity of Herald Island and Wrangell Land.
Captain Hooper sees no hope for the missing
whalers Mount Wollaston and Vigilant.
In San Francisco it is the belief that Captain
De Long pushed the Jeannette far to the north of
Wrangell Land in the season of 1879.
Rich deposits of gold, it is reported, have been
discovered on the shores of Lake George.
No light has as yet been thrown on the motive
for the murder of Colonel Smith, of Omaha, Ne
braska. The Atlanta Cotton Exposition has thus tar
proved eminently successful.
Pennsylvania Railroad Company's round house,
at Princeton, N. J., destroyed by fire.
Henry J. Gully, one of the assassins of the
Chisholm family, is running for the Legislature
In the lower house of the Washington Terri
tory Legislature the bill giving the right of
suffrage ro-women passed by a vote of 13 to 11.
A similar, bill was defeated in the upper house
on the 26th ultimo by a vote of 7 to 5, but it,
will come up in another shape, and it is believed:
The report of the Government examiner of
the condition of the accounts of the Newark
1 Mechanics' National Bank shows the assets to be -
$2,035,252.93 ancf tUQ liabilities $4,446,253.43.
The proposed soldiers' moua.enfc at Bath,.
N. Y., is an assured fact. Its location Jn tQe
most conspicuous place in town has been decked
upon, and the necessary funds are beinir raised"
The ladies of Wobnrn are taking great interest
in aiding the new Soldiers' Home at Chelsea, by
raising funds for the soldiers' bazaar to be held
About four hundred milkmen were required
to stand in line at 3 o'clock on the morning of
November 5th, in Jersey Citj, N. J., in front
of tiie Erie railroad depot, while the State inspec
tors of milk and a detective force examined their
cans. About two thousand gallons of milk was
dumped into the street, and five milkmen all of
New York were arrested and taken before Jus
tice Davis, who fined them 55 each.
Augustus P. Pleasonton, who died last week in
England, was formerly an officer in the First
United States Cavalry and a nephew of the Gen
eral Alfred Pleasonton who commanded tiie cav
alry corps at Chancellorsville and durin" the
Gettysburg campaign, and who was afterward
Commissioner of Internal Revenue during Gen
eral Grant's first administration. His father is
General Augustus J. Pleasonton, of Philadelphia,
of " blue-glass " fame.
The jury in the trial of ex-Governor Scott, of
South Carolina, for the murder of young Drury,
on Christmas morning last, at Napoleon, Ohio,
brought in a verdict of not guilty.
In the United States Circuit Court Judge
Blatchford has made permanent the temporary
injunctiou restraining Samuel J. Tilden from
dLspoiug of his stock in the New York iron
The Eagle Dock, Hoboken, N. J., was burned
on the night of the 6th inst. Lo.s estimated at
Mr. Algernon Sartoris and his wife, the daugh
ter of ex-President Grant, arrived in New York
Saturday, on the German steamer Elbe. Of their
three children they brought two, the youngest
i being left at their home in England.
Attorney Rollins, of New York eit3', has written
to Aciing Attorney-General Phillips, and also to
District Attorney Corkhill, saying that he hoped,
and believed he could awent tho invifcitirm tn
assist in the prosecution of Guiteau, but could
not give a definite answ er for a few days.
It is currently reported that tho President will
appoint Mr. Cha. Ited, oi Chicago, attorney for
the District of Columbia, in place of Col. Cork
hiti, ii Mr. Reed will accept the office. Further,
that the latter has been asked if he would accept
and holds the matter under advisement.
Captain T. E. Balding has been appointed by
General Sheridan Vice-President of the Society
of the Army of the Cumberland for Wisconsin.
The usual bloodshed in Mississippi on election
day. Several men killed.
Fight between hostile Apaches and the United
States cavalry ; four Indians killed.