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THE DAILY EVENING TELEGRAPH. PHILADELPHIA, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 18C7.
Interesting Letters from General Grant
and Major Douglas Regarding . the
Treatment of the Indians Government
Agents and Traders Supplying them
With Arms and Ammunition, Etc.
Washington, February 7. The most compre
liensive statement of the existing Indian trou
bles on the frontier, and their causes. Is to be
found la the following correspondence, which
includes a letter from General Grant to the
Secretary of Warf Inclosing the accompanying
report from Major Douglas, of the 3d Infantry,
Dow in command at Fort Dodge, Kansas.
Ufaixh-abtfrr ADMticsor the Unitud Stats.
"Wakhimhton, I. C, February 1. Sir The Inclosed
papera, Just received Irom General Sherman, are re
spectfully forwarded and your special attention In
vited. They dhow the urgent necessity for an imme
diate transfer of the Indian Bureau to the War De
partment, and the abolition ot the civil Indian agents
ttnd lice nnert trader. If tue present practice is to be
continued, I do not see that any course Is left open to
us but to withdraw our trooiw to the setllomcnis. and
call upon ItongreHS to provide means and troops to
carry on formidable hostilities against the Indians,
until all the Indians or all the whites ou the great
plains, and between the settlements on the Missouri
and the I'aclllc slope are exterminated. The course
General bherman has pursued In this matter, In dis
regarding the permits of Mr. Boy and others,
Is lust rigut. i
will Instruct hiui to enforce
lils order until It Is countermanded by the
Vraeideut or yourself. I would also resnectful
that this mailer be placed before the I'resldeut,
his disapproval of licensing the sale of arms to In'
tilansasuea. w e nave treaties witu an irioes oi In
dians tram time to time. It the rule Is to be followed
that all tribes with which we have treaties and pay
annuities can procure such articles without stint or
limit. It will not be long before the matter becomes
perfectly understood by the Indians, and they avail
themsel ves of it to equip perfectly lor war. They will
get the arms either by making treaties themselves or
through tribes wbo have such treaties. I would re
spectfully recommend that copies ot the enclosed com
munications be furnished to the Military Cointnitwu
of each House ot Congress.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant.
U. u. GRANT, General.
Tlon. E. M. Htantos, Secretary of War.
Fort Sodhk, Kansas, January Is. General : I con
sider it my duty to report what I have observed -ritli
reference to Indian all airs In tlilB country, so that
such representations may be made to the Department
ot the Id terior by the Commanding General ot Divi
sion as he may think proper; also other items of in
formation which may be useful, The Issue acd sale
of arms and ammunition, such as breech-louding car
bines and revolvers, powder and lead, loose and in
cartridges, and percuxsion caps, continues without in
termission. The issue ot revolvers and ammunition is
made by Indian agents, as being authorized by the
Commissioner ot Indian Affairs, and the sale of them
In the greatest abundunce is made by traders. But,
terflelu, an Indian trader, formerly of the Overland
X,x press, has the lagest investment In Indian goods
ot all the traders. lie has sold several cases of arms
to the Cheyennes and Arrapahoes. Charley Rath, a
trader who lives at Zarn.li, has armed several bauds of
Kiowas with revolvers; and has completely over
etocked them with powder. Between , the authorized
issue of agents and the sales of the trader, the In
dians were never better armed tban at the present
lime. Several hundred Indians have visited this post,
all of whom bad revolvers in their possession. A
large majority had two revolvers, and many three.
The Indians openly boast that they have plenty of
arms and ammunition in case of trouble in the spring.
The Interior Department does not seem to appreciate
the danger of thus arming those Indians The evil ot
presenting a revolver to each ot the chiefs of bauds
would hardly be appreciated; but when the whole
rank and tile are thus armed, it not only gives
them greater courage to murder and plun
der, but renders them formidable enemies. The
agents have no real control over the traders in
fact, they are accused by many, both Indians and
white men, of being in league with them, and of
drawing a large profit Irom the trade. Should such
be the case and I think It highly probable it is a
natural consequence that the agent does not wish to
control the trader. The anxiety of the Indians at the
present time to obtain arms and ammunition is a great
temptation to the trader. For a revolver an Indian
will give ten, or even twenty times its value in
horses and furs, l'owder and lead are sold to them
at almost tne same rate; and as the bulk is small,
large auantitles can be transported at comparatively
little expense. This anxiety cannot be caused by
' a lack of such articles, because they have
plenty to last for some time: bnt everything tends
to show that the Indians are laying in large sup
plies, preparatory (o an outbreak, when the out
break occurs, we shall see too late that we have
provided our enemies with the means for
our destruction. A great deal of dissatisfaction
seems to have been created among the Indians by the
unequal distribution of presents. The Kiowas com
plain bitterly ot Colonel Leavenworth, their agent,
stationed at Fort Zurah. Kicking Bird, a Chiet of
the Kiowas, stales that only a few small bands of
Kiowas got any presents; the balance, last year, got
nothing, that it had been represented to Colonel
Leavenworth that most of the bands were bad In their
hearts, and would not go in to get their presents; that
lie (Kicking Bird) sent runners to tell Colonel Leav
enworth that his slock was poor, and he could not
move in there; but he would, in the spring, if tueagent
would keep his share of the goods. But Colonel Leav
enworth would not listen, and either gave all the
goods to the bands then in, or sold them to other In
dians, nnd told them they would get no goods that
year. How much of this Is true I know not; bnt from
all I can learn there seems to be at least some founda
tion for the storv.
Bad management, bad fuith, and Injustice are sure
toroduce the worst results. Kicking Bird says that
all bad feeling In bis tribe Is owing to the injustice
ot their agent; that it required all his Influence to pre
vent au outbreak, and he Is afraid that they will com
mence hostilities in the spring. The Arapahoes.
Cheyennes, and a large band of 8loux, under the
leadership of Big Bear, are now en route for the pur
pose of crossing the Arkansas Into the Kiowa coun
try. Tbey move ostensibly to graze and hunt buffalo.
A portion ot the Arapahoes, under the general leader
ship of Little Raven, crossed the river about four
miles below this post. The bioux and Cheyennes are
encamped about 160 miles north of this post on the
Republican, and are said to be hostile. They are to
cross about seven miles below here. They are all well
mounted, and well armed with carbines and revol
vers, and supplied with plenty ot ammunition.
Kicking Bird says the Sioux and Cheyennes
asked tils permission to cross the river, nnd
that he positively refused It for fear of trouble,
but that bis men wished them to cross, aud
he believes that tbey will all cross the river, and that
In the spring, when the gross comes up, there will be
Uar. lie bad been treated kindly at Fort Dodge, or
he would not tell us so; but we must look out for our
- lives and for our stock in the spring. lie says, as they
talk now all the tribes north and south of the Arkansas
will be in the outbreak; his own among them. He
also Mutes that Satante, or White Bear, a principal
chief of the Kiowas. is always talking of war: that
tbev have already bad a council ut the Kiowa camp,
In which the Cheyennes, Sioux, Arrapahoes, Kiowas,
Comanches, aud Apaches were represented, and It
was agreed that as soon as the grass was old enough
ihey would commence war that lie, Kicking Bird,
had been kindly treated at Fort Dodge, and be wished
to put us on our guard; that before spring the Indians
Yniulit rhaiiie their minds, but at rjresuut their inten
tion was war. He said he would be backward aud
forwo.nl fremientlv to srlve us the news. TheCblet.
Kicking Bird, Is known to General Sherman, who
talked with him last fall, and la believed at this post
to be the most reliable of all the Indians. I would re-
rxw-tnillv slate that It li mv nurDOit to keep the d S'
trict and department Informed ot all movements of
Indians in large nouies as far as it is pussiuie.
I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
II. DOUGLAS, Major 3d lntautrv,
To Assist, Adjmant-Genral. Division of Missouri.
FOB ADDITIONAL LOCAL IT1CMS SEE THIRD PAOS.
Stbekt t"iGHT. Yesterday afternoon, the
quiet citizens In the neighborhood of Franklin
Square were surprised by a street fight. It
appears that two men, named Kempleton and
-im Uson. who were formerly partners in the
coal business, bad had a serious misunderstand
ing. Jackson having aceused Kempleton of de
fraud lug him out of seven hundred dollars
worth of coal. Tbey met yesterday aftenmon
In Sixth street, opposite Ibe (Square, and from
words proceeded to blows. They finally
clinched, aud both went down, Jackson being
under. The latter then drew a revolver from
his pocket, and drew a bead upon Kempleton,
Fortunately for both parties the revolver was
not loaded. They were afterwards arrested on
a warrant from Alderman Williams, and will
have a bearing next Monday afternoon at
A New Ice Boat. The necessity of anew
ice bout, or even of two vessels of the kind, was
n.,iMr nnrmreut than this season, when
....,.ar oft or ktuumer. packet bhlD ufier packet
ship, have been lying for severaljweeks at their
wharves. In particular, we notice a Bri
tish barauetiial is actually, wuon iuwiot
party's words, eating itself up in the expenses
oxer 7U0. The Ion lias been lying at her wharf
now over a week. Levy reaue iuuy ut
situation, and oner to con
struct a new craft, provided the mercantile
community will guarantee by subscription to
iake It when completed. It Is proposed to dp
t his hv Riilmnrtnt Inn. and the amount requireu
, it is suld, can easily be raised along the wnarves
Tbaihtno School fob Feeble-Minded
Childhkn. This institution, one of the most
t deserving aud successful of the charitable insti
tutions in the State, presents Its Fourteenth
Annual lteport. During the last year there
were over 13U inmates, from all the Slates In
ihA Union, aud of all avea. vurvlnor from b 101'
years; IB of that nomber were discharged as
being improved, liy the Treasurer's exhibit it
appears that the receipts of the school for the
year closing December 31 1KM. was JW.StW'iW,
una tue wuumu pvuutu i w.twu,
The Delawabk Stkamebs in Fort
CONTTNTJEn DrrTKNTIOW BY Til B Ick Hi-ookap;.
Yesterday and tho'day before wore as gonial,
life-inspiring days as are found In April, The
thermometer stood above filly. At tlmos the
river was entirely clear of ioe. Numbers of tugs
were In motion. The City Ioe Boat steamed up
early in the day and opened the ohannel as far
as Richmond: and about 5 o'clock In the after
noon steamed down the river, The Tonawanda
has not yet gone to sea, but hopes to leave to
morrow. She lies at the Southern Steamship
Company's wharf, below Spruce street, and Is
so deeply laden as to render every precaution
necessary. Opposite her lies the steamer
Floneer. late from Wilmington, N. C., who
came up at the same time as the Juniata,
now loading at Arch street wharf. Oaptn n
lloxle informed us, last evening, that she will
take out one of the heaviest, if not the heaviest
cargo that ever left this tport for New Orleans.
She. too, expects to sail to-morrow. 1 he
Juniata was the well-known supply ship South
Carolina duringthe Rebellion. The Allearee
lnlured her rudaor somewhat yesterday morn
ing In leaving her wharf, and was to have gone
on the dock this rooming at rt o'clock, calcu
lating to complote her repairs by 11 A. M. The
steamer Relief, Captain Garrison, is awaiting
an otiening to leave. She is a wrocklng vosscl,
and belongs to New York.
Such was the condition of things yesterday.
This morning tho rivor is wrapped in a dense
fog, shrouding everything from sight. The wind
Is now northeast, promising a high tide. The
City Ice Hoat is still below, in the vicinity of
the Horseshoe, where the drifting ice, shelf over
shelf, had attained an attitude of fifteen feet.
The Peruvian, from Liverpool, and the Saxon,
from Boston, are in a very porllous condition,
for, should the ice breakup above, they stand
every chance of being cut through, when both
vessels and cargoes must prove a total loss. There
is to-dny no open water in front of the city;
nnd the drifting ice, massod and jumbled toge
ther, is on the increase. It is raining as wo
write, with every prospect of its ooutinuunoo,
and the consequent production of a freshet.
A Disoedeblt Couple A Fight, and
tub Wife Dreadfully Urates. Peter
Bowen and wife, aged respectively .0 and ii
years, reside on Front street, in this city. They
are both largely endowed with a vicious dispo
sition. Both are familiar with the nature and
uses of intoxicating drink both, when under
its influence, are disposed to bo quarrelsome
and each has been up before the magistrate at
least two score times.
This morning Bowen went out nnd indulged
very freely in whisky, etc. Coming home, a
quarrel between him and his spouse resulted.
Seizing a largo billet of wood he struck her on
the Jaw, completely shattering it, and tapped
heron the skull, bruising it badly, and in the
encounter, by twisting a stick out of her hand,
badly fractured her wrist. Officer Houseworth,
passing by, arrested Uowen, who was taken be
fore Alderman Clouds and held to answer on
Monday. Mrs. Bowen was taken to tho Penn
sylvania Hospital, where sho remains in a very
critical condition, it being doubtful to the doc
tors whether she will ever recover.
A Malicious "Schuylkill Ranger.''
Ardent spirits tended greatly to Increase the
naturally predisposed malicious nature of Jim
Lynch, a prominent member of tho "Schuyl
kill Hangers." Yesterday ho was in a setnl
iutoxicated state, when he amused himself
with a large knife, and went about doing mis
chief. He entered three establishments in the
western part of the city, where the killins of
hogs is carried on, and commenced to stab,
hack, and cut, aud otherwise maltreat the
already defunct animals. The proprietors of
such establishments attempted to stop such
proceedings, when Lynch turned upon oue of
them, with threats of an alarming nature.
Officer Howard was called in, and iu a twink
ling the "nippers" were placed on tho wrists
of Lynch, and he was taken before Alderman
Swift, who not only lined him for indulging too
freely, but also held him in S10UO bail to keep
Bow ix a Beer Saloon. Boss & Wid
der, constitute a firm that deals in lnger-beor
and saner weln in Race street, between Second
and Third streets. ;It appears that the five
cent currency did not flow in fast enough to
suit their Teutonic ideas, and they got ill-tempered
over it. In such a slate of mind were
they, when an old vexed question came up last
evening, and the urgumenlum-ad-knock-downem
was used. One of them responded to the argu
ment by lastly cries of murder, etc., and this
attracting the attentlou of the police, both par
ties were arrested. They had a hearing before
Alderman Williams, and were held in &10O ball
each, to keep the peace.
An Assault, the Result of a Slight
Differ knck. Mr. John Clendenen occupies
a builulnK as a manufacturer on Unity street.
Not desiring the use of the whole building, he
let a certain portion to a reter carrou. .reter,
by degrees, encroached upon the room of the
owner thereof with tools, lumber, etc. Mr.
Clendenen remonstrated with Carroll, and u
slight difference of opinion on the part 6f Car
roll caused tne latter to seize it iiuxouub huu
attempt a furious onslaught on the former. But
an officer opportunely arriving, no serious in
lury was done. Carroll was held by Alderman
Holme in $1000 ball to answer at Court.
Sebious Accident to a Little Girl.
Eva Rhodes, about thirteen years of age, was
coming outof the Frankford Publio School yes
terday afternoon, and bad commenced- to de
scend tho stairs, which are very narrow; and
somewhat steep, when some one pusnea open
the inside blinas oy wnicn sue was passing.
and struok her. This caused her to lose her
balance, and she feu headlong to tue Dottom oi
the flight. It was discovered, wheulattemptlng
to lift her up, that her left anklo was very seri
ously fractured. She was taken to her home
and medical aid Immediately procured.
Youthful Thieves. John Wilson, asred
17, George Dingier, aged 10, and William J. Mol
rir per. seed 14. were arrested for stealing skates
from a hardware store, and tobacco and cigars,
etc., from a store in Damon street, to the
amount of about twenty dollars. Alderman
Holme held them in $600 bail each to appear
at Court. These same boys have been up before
for stealing chickens, ana any small articles
they could lay their hands on without being
Night Prowlers. William Camill and'
Richard Florence were seen last evening
prowling around In a suspicious manner by
ntneera Johnson and 8 near. At last thev were
discovered KOing into the yard of a dwelling at
Twenty-seventh and Green, and Camill issuing
forth with a ountiie oi wet domes, etc., unuer
his arm. iney aia not proceed iar in peace
before the officers pounced on them for steal
ing, and Alderman Hutchinson held them la
SOCIO bail each to answer.
Insolent Behavior. George Grant, a
colored man, Deing out oi any employment, and
bavins: nothing whereby to engage himself.
took up bis station ou the corner of Sixteenth
and Lombard streets yesterday afternoon, attd
there threw out Insulting epithets to the
nassers-by. especially to the ladles. This was
more than the good citizens could stand, aud he
was forcibly carrieu Deiore Aiuermuu Morrow,
who held him in default of g."(Ki ball to answer.
Assaulting a Citizen. Daniel Doueh-
erty, one of those many individuals who are
never sutlsnea unless they are engaged in a
quarrel or pugilistic encounter, this morning
Hhnut 5 o'clock, when obout "half-seas over.'
stepped up, and withoutprovocatiou, committed
an assault on a man passing at tliu time. Ofllcer
Parker, passing at the time, arrested him, and
Alderman Swift fined him and held him to
answer in the sum of hop,
uutbaukuub niuAvtoR, jjor over a
vear past, the community in and about Fif
ieentb and Wallace streets have been annoyed
and Insulted by the indecent and outrageous
actions of one John Keman. A day or so ao
Uincer rtpeeinr wu J-x iuo wnicn tor him,
and veslerday he was nabbed. Allrmn
Hutchinson held him to answer la the sum of
luUU at a lurtner imm mst
k, Daniel Wallace, aged
anemoon, aDout o cioca, xiatuei Wallace aged
eighteen, was driving along Fifteenth street
near wood, wnen ttie norse, in a moment of
excitement, kickou uui, unu seriously iulured
1UI. ii anuvo au luq dwiiiowi, T UltaCO WltS
taken to hW home, lu Mervine street, near Ox-
Board of Surveys. Aereeablv tn
resolution of the Board of Survey, passed at
their lust stated meeting, they met at their
... U at Q flVlOf'lc thl innrnlnn n 1 ,
inabodytoGermantown, to inspect the plaus
of the different sections of the Twenty-seoond
vyaru, wuu ""iir !ininrmatlon.
Fell Dead. A Mrs. Mar Rnvrl orA
thirty-five years, fell dead last evening, in the
uwciuhk ui u,juuu neveum street.
. ll...lAn mm ndllun . 1 1
The Monongalia. Oil Case Again.
Before Recorder Kneu yesterday, a hearing was
again had In this case. The representations
made to the complainants were that the land
in question was in West Virginia; 614 acres of it
could be bonght for JiiO.OOO, and that the land
u??1 to a Dartv ln Viral n la,
, 1 b'8 Company had purchased a portion of the
land for $24,000. One of the parties bought a lot
or the land, and offered a thousand dollars ln
Oovernnient securities In payment, and the
man who received it said he "didn't think the
gentleman in Virginia would take that, aud he
ad better sell it."
The case was up before, on the complaint of
two of the parties, and the oil compauy was
indicted for conspiracy and obtaining money
from these two only. When the case went, to
Court they were acquitted. Now the whole of
the victimized ones make complaint, charging
arson, Stevenson, and Walker wit h obtaining
money under false and fraudulent represen
tations. The pnrtipswere all held In ball, with
the exception of Davis, who was discharged.
The case will bo brought up at this term of tho
Court, because on the 5th of March the two
years will have expired, and the prosecution
caunot bo brought.
Double Assault and Battert. A
Frenchman, named Joseph Mottet, wns before
Alderman White yesterday, on a warrant is
sued at the instance of his wife. Johanna
Mottet, chargius him with committing an as
sault end battery upon her. aud being in t he
habit of continually doing so. He goes home
drunk, beats and smashes dishes, etc., over her
Mottett was up Inst September upon tte same
charge, but on promising to treat his wife ln a
Iiropcr manner, was permitted to depart. They
lave lived together since then, but he bus com
mitted assaults on her sevoral times. He was
held ln bail for his apfiearanco at Court.
Johanna asked the Alderman if sne could go
home? Now he replied "yes." Bail was fur
nished, and tho Frenchman went to his place
of abode, found his wife there, and setting the
law and everybody else at defiance, committed
another assault upon her. lie was arrested
again, and held In M.rfH) bail additional.
SCHOOLBOY8 VS. SC'HOOT.-TE A cn E U.
Yesterday a disturbance was created in a
school-house on Ridge avenue, beyond the
Seven-mile stone. Two boys (Charles Snyder
and William Shaldredc) determined that they
would have another teacher instead of .Mr.
Mills, who is liked by all iu that vieiuity. So
the boys found pretext for a disturbance by
quarreling with the other scholars. The teacher
interfered, when he was immediately a mark
for ink-bottles, broken slates, etc., and we have
heard that in the encounter tho teacher came
off second best. The bovs are aeed lifteen and
seventeen. This conduct came to the notice of
mencnooi directors, who immediately bad a
warrant issued for the arrest of these youthful
disturbers of the peace, and they were hefd iu
8100 bail each to appear at Court.
Small Fire. Mr. G. G. Wescott has
just completed a tine brownstone mansion in
the vicinity of Forty-second und Snruce streets.
Last evening a Are originated in tho cellar,
near the heater, and would have soon enve
loped tho building, hud it not been that tho
West, Philadelphia Steam Hose Company ar
rived at the scene, and by the exertions of Mio
men the fire was extinguished before any of the
other companies had arrived. The damage
amounted to about mainly that of the
sunken condition of the ci iliugof the room and
tho burning of the floor.
An Unfaithful Husbank. Leonard
Buck was charged, before Alderman Douirlieriy
yesterday afternoon, with vtsitlnir a woman
named Anna Cline alias Hoffman, whilo he had
a wife to whom he bad paid no attention for
some time, they havingibeen separated forsome
thins or other. When his lawful snouso learned
he was going to this woman's house, which is a
Inger-beer saloon, No. 406 North 1-rout street,
she bad him arrested and bound over to unswer
the above charge, and tho woman with receiv
ing attentions from a married man.
New Use for Flat-Irons. Caroline
Johnson, a colored woman, got into an alter
cation with another colored female this morn
inir rpsnlincr in the sumo dwellinir-house in
Frankford. Caroline seized a flat-iron near by
and struck her opponent, causing u serious
roniinil. When arrested, the aeonsed. in answer
to the interrogation as to why and wherefore
she committed the act, replied, 'Datdnt oder
nigga wench rnnned ner ueau agin uts yer
iron." This did not answer, and Caroline was
sent up by Alderman Holme.
Assaulting an Officer. Frank Morris,
aped thirty. tresidinit at No. 1018 tile tercet.
attempted yesieroay m rescue p-nuum iuiu
rifiieor William Moore was accompanying to
the lock-up. But he received more man ne
haropaiiipd for. Inasmuch ns he too wns arrested.
and held by Aldcimun Massey in S1SO0 bail to
House Entered. The dwellins of Mr.
John Selvin, corner of Thirteenth and Rodman
streets, was entered yesteraay morning at an
enrlv hour, bv means of the cellar window, aud
articles consisting oi a suver waicn, vatuca at
$30. and a number ot weights, amounting in
all to i6o, were taken.
An Avaricious Friend. Frederick
Fnerer robbed a foliow-boarder at tho N. K
corner of Girard avenue aud Lawrence street
of :17 this morning, isy some means he cuined
admittance to the latter's room, and there got,
hold of the money. Alderman snoemaKer held
him for a further hearing-
NO BETTKK INVESTMENT CAM BE FOUND THAN
ClOTHISO AT OUB PBKSBNT OltEATLV KEOOC'KO
PRICKS, WHICH ABE LOW KB THAN THEY POSSIBLY
CAN BE NEXT WINTER.
HALF-WAY BETWEEN ( BENNETT ft CO.,
Fifth and I Toweb Hall,
.Sixth Sts. (o18Mabk.tStbkkt.
Specie Basis Mining Company. The pros
pectus ot the Speclo Basis Mining Compauy is
mado public. It presents such facts, corrobo
rated by parties who havo made visits to tho
soenes of its operations, as to make it the most
satisfactory of investments. The Company
owns inllee simple twenty-three distinct miucs,
located in Sacramento mining district, Mohave
county, Arizona, from fifteen to twenty miles
from an easily accessible shipping point on the
Colorado river. The roads which lead to the
capital of Arizona, Prescott, aud other towns
are all iu good condition. Tho length of the
mines, in total, is aoout lour nines, having an
average width of ten feet. Some of tho mines
yield richly of copper ore, aud are the most pro1
tltnble mines yet discovered. Others of the
mines vield from SoOO to S.iOOO per ton in silver,
Some of this silver ore contains "free gold." but
the silver continues on the increase. It is not
our intention to give a history of the Coin oany,
but onlv to state some of the prominent f'ois.
The capital of the Company is 3,000,000, and the
shares nave a par value of 10; working cupital
ln stocks and bonds, $1,750,000. The financial
nlaii of the Company is such as to secure to
those furnishing the working capital a positive
guarantee of the return of its capital from the
nrst proms accruiiit. uuim bua uiiues, in cuii'
nectlon with seven and three-tenths intorest
The bonds area safo investment, of tho mos
profitable nature, and information may bo ob
tained on application at the principal olllco,
No. :V14 Walnut street, Philadelphia. About
875,000 of the bonds uro already engaged, aud bu
SiiO.uOO are to neismien.
To the Public J. J. Tuit'e, 926 Chesnnt itreot,
Importer of Wines, Teas, Crosse ft Blackweli'i
Pickles, Sauces, etc , will shortly open a large stock
oi goods. Previous to wbicQ is offered a cboioe
assortment of genuine Havana Cigars, imported in
the steamers "Hendrick Hudson" and "dtars and
Breaking Up. Stokes & Co., Clothiers, uudor
the Continental, are now, iu view of the bi-eab-
iny up of winter, closing out their flue Winter
Clothing regaiuiussoi cost.
Cabamels Cabaswcls Cabamels. George
W. Jenkins bu as floe an assortment of Caramels
of all fl-fom as can he had anywhere.
A Cube fob Rheumatism Wobth Sekino. S.
Kilpatrick, No. 1714 Olive street, cured by Or.
Killer's Kemedy. No cure, no pay.
Who Makes the Best and Cheapest Clothing?
WANAMAKH ft BBOWS,
Popular Clothiers, .
Southeast corner Sixth and M ark ETjUretju
milE NEWS-STAND, 8. W. CORN'rR
JL MEVEKTH and C11EHSOT Streets Is open dally
until 1'. M. tor the sale ot ttie le(lluu, .Morninx.
Evening, Weekly, Buuday, ana Illustrated Newspaper
of tut cityt ttvictuvr Willi tii t&vtr Xvr- tlaij't"
GKOrtOE-TnURRi n -On I brorv . IW, hy the
RfV. H. :. MhiIhcIc. 1.SKAI I, I.Ot'IM Ul.uKUF, to
Miss i.MMA ADli.LAIlK TIlL'ltBfc.It. all ot tUis
HYNF.S BniTMJF.S On Thursday. Fehntnry 7,
AM'KKIi DUVAL II YN K.S, ot Hrd9tow a, Ky., to
MIhkSAL.UK BKIIKil .of tills city.
MKNriKNHAT.T Wllwv-Thta mnrnlng-. at
he residence ofthn hrliio'n motlinr. In tills rlty, ly the
Kev. JiMM-ph ( astle, I). J). Mr. IX'THK.K MKNDF.N-
ii ajul, v Miss KL.I.A It, WATSON, all 01 ruuaum-
YOUNO (iIM.IA rtn (in w-ulnmtrtiiv evenlnir.
February 0, Ht the residence of the brine's motner,
hy the Ttev. Charles H, Cooper. Mr. JOHN M.
YOUM) to SIi- MAIIY it. (Ut.i.lARll. allofthis
ALLKN. Suddenly, on the inornliiir ot the 7th Id-
StBiit, Kill, AM) ct'KTIN A I.LKN. meed t. vunra. . .
Ills relative and friend am r,M,iii"liMl to attend hit
ftuiernl. Irom the residence of lr. Clurk. No. V-l
.North Thirteenth street, on Saturday, the itlli Instant,
at l'i o'clock M.
BKf.I.-On the nth Instant. THOMAS I',
lurr (Tin ymr m ins ntfe.
nneiai irom ins lute res donee. No. 7n- s,
street, this (Friday) afternoon at 2 o'clock.
teed to tue Methodist Union (I round.
HF.NSON. liiCIIART) II. BKWstiV. on the 7th In
stant, ill the "Itli your ol hi ai;.
ii is man menus are invllod to attend his niner.u.
from his late resilience. No. 21(1 Vine street, to mor
row, the fith instant, at '2 o'clock V. M. To proceed to
Alount Murluli ( enietoi y. :
FENIMOKK. Suddenly, on the evening of Febru
arys, JOHN W, FliNlMOKE, iu the 70th year of bis
ins relatives r.no friends or the ramlly are respect
fully invited to attend the funeral, f rom his late resi
dence, in Beverly, N. J on Monday, the lull Instant,
at lu o'clock A. M.
FRAME. On the niornlne of the Sfh Instant,
CjKOIM.K FKAMK, the "on of A nm M 'it la nnd the
late John Frame, In tho 87th year of bis iico.
l no reiuuves ana irianus ot me lumny. aiso mo
Ivory und Hone Turners of the city, are respectfully
invited to attend his funeral, from his late renldence.
No. 1126 Myrtle Mtreet, helow Poplar, on Sunday after
noon nt l ociock. services at, iwettin miens ax. r..
Church, Funeral to proceed to the American Me
HF.rBUIlN. On Wednesday mornlntr, the Bth in
stant, L'lIARLKS Hl l'KL'HN, lu the ttfd year of bis
"fe. . .. ... . .
iis relatives ana irienas ore coraiauy inviieu w
attend hia funeral, from his late residence. No. 4D7
Cut penter street, on Saturday next, the Dtli ItiHtaiit, nt
o c ook l . M. interment at bu reter s. xuiru una
Fine streets. Ut
.IENKINH. On the Sth Instant, at Owynedd, Mont-
eromery county, l'a., CHAKLKS F. JENklKS, in the
7'itn year oi ins age.
l lie relatives auu menus or tne tamiiy are respect
fully Invited to attend the funeral, iitini his lute resi
dence, ou tieventu-day morning, February li, at 111
KENNEDY. Suddenly, on the 7th Instant. Mrs.
MAltV ANN KKNNKHV. relict ol the lute William
Kennedy, in the :tsth year of ber une.
The relatives and friends of the family, also the
Kiagura Beneficial Society, are respectfully invited
to attend the funeral, from the resilience ot her
mother, Mrs. Margaret Boyle, No. B. Seventh
street, on buuduy afternoon at 1' j o'clock.
WAItO.-On the 7th instant. M ICIIA EL WA UD, In
the 'J4th year of his aire.
itie relatives ano lrlonns ot me iamuy, aiso vue
members of the Bolt anil Nut. Makers' Ciiioti, are
respectfully Invited to ut tend the funeral, from the
residence ot his brother, John Warn, o. :;i iii'ingo.
street, on Sunday afternoon nt o clock, without fur
ther notice. Interment ut 1'mhi'drnl t'enieforv
T T rUOLSTHUBRS' HEST QUALITY S WE UK'S
LJ Iron l ucks, iu full pupers, lor sale ut the Hard
ware store ut HUMAN & SHAW,
No. 8:r, (Eight Thirty-five) Market St., below Ninth.
INKINti TOOLS Of THE IIALV-UOUM),
rataht. and Hat shapes, und of scullon or raw-
tooth patterns: also, I'uiiclius, Mullets, ilaiiimers, t.nd
(iiintlerliiB Scissors. TltUMAN .t SHAW,
No. :t5(.ElKlit Thirty-five) Maricetst., ueiow Ninin.
MAHK YOUR OWN LINEN AND CLOTIl
Itur with Indelible Ink. by havlns a small
Stencil, which doss It neatly and ipilcklv in script or
printed letters, (jnriuau or i-.iistnsn text, inevaro
rurninhed to order by TRUMAN & MIA ,
No. SHO (h-lubt Tblrty-iive) jmi'Keisi., uciuw .muui,
FA8UION A BfiK H ATT Ell,
No. 430 C'HBSXCT Htreeu
Next door tn l'ot Oltle
sE PRICE CliOTHINQ.
No. G04 MARKET ST.,
DR. BELL'S CURE FOR INTEMPEBAW3E
Is a sure rare for Drunkenness, and cn be adminis
tered without the inow.edKe of the patient.
Bond for descriptive circular. l'rlco,l per box, post
130wfmlra Box 24 l.wmt "wv p.
4 LVJVJ J for the return
, WILL Ufl l'All)
irn of the valuables stolen
from our sul'e. at Dunvaunon, laai niKhu The thieves
are supposed to bu three yoiiuir men, small stature
one with seat-red face all dre&iod iu dark nuili
coats aud Uerby stoueh hats.
DUNCAN NON ITtON CiJMl'AKy,
No. 213 N. WA'i'till Street.
Philadelphia, February 8. isti7. i
I"ODGERS' AND WOSTENHOLM'S POCKET
X KNIVV.S. Pearl and Sta Handles, of heauiiuil
tiniHh. KODGEKS' aud WADli & nUTOHKIl'S
HAZORS, and the celebrated Ll'X'OULTiUC IlA.jlt.
BC'lsoOlttS of the tiliest quality.
Kaors, Knives, Scissors, and Table Cutlery (.round
and Polished at P. MA UKXIIA'S, No. ll.i TKNTU
Street, below Chesnnt. 2 8 3pj
DEAFNESS. EVERY INSTRUMENT THAT
science and skill have invented to assist the
hearing ln every degree of deafness; also, Respirators;
also, C'ruudttli's Patent Crutches, superior to any
others In use, at P. MADKilt.VS, No. lliTKNTII
Street, below ChesuuU s -,.,
TNDIA RUBBER MACHINE BKuriWii
J STEAM PACKINU HOSK, ETC.
Enirineera and dealers will tind a full assortment of
GOODYKAIl'S PATENT VULCANIZED KUBKEIt
HKLT1NU, PACKINU, HOSE, etc., at tue Jlauulau
Ko. 308 CHESNCT streer,
... . . Soutn siiie.
N.a-We have a new and cheap article of ciAll
DEN and PAVEMENT HOSK very cheap, to which
the attention ot the public is called. i ,i .;,a
TORDAN'S CELEBRATED TONIC ALE
tl This truly heulthlul und nutritious beverao now
in use by thousands Invalids and oilieis-hus 'cwia
blished u character for quality of malarial and purlt v
ot manufacture whluh stands unrivalled. lt(s recom
mended by physicians ol this and other places as a
superior ton if, aud requires but a trial to convince
the HiOHt skeptical of its great morit. To be had
w bolesule aud retail, of P. J, JOHDAN, No. 342 PK K
(Street i 7j
lUCHAIllJ PEN "STAN'S
oiutift AtlJ V AULTS,
No. 4;i C1IESNUT Street
Nearly Opposite the Post Otiice,
Families Bupplied. Orders from the
prom ptly atte uded to.
PITCH PINE TIMBElt. - 12(,im fr'EE'f
superior South Coroliria pitch Pine Timber
Large sucks on Blilpbo-td. fornaleby 'mier.
l106t Wo. lWWnnili KROTStreii
UNITED STATES REVENUE - STAMPS
Principal Depot, Ko. m CHK8NUT Street.
Central Depot. 0. M 0. FIFTH .Street, one door below
Cnebuuu EstabllatitMi lstij "ww
t,St verTo'escrlptlon conat.ntlyon
Orders br Mall or Exnrets promptly attended to.
United States Note;. Dratu on Philadelphia or New
York, or current funds received fn payment.
Particular atten tlon paid to mull order. '
The decisions of the Con mission can be consulted.
regarding the law cbeeriully
"JET THE 11EST-THK HOLY HIKLK-HARD
J ing'B Editions 1 atnlly. Pulpit and Pocket llibles
in beaulllul atyiea ot 1 urkey Morocco and antique
bindings. A neweditiou, arraugvd for photographic.
IHJtlruitd Of fatuiliei.
M. w. HARDING, Publisher,
Xlie Southern M!ail Itim
tlo loo lJloclale.
Doings of (lie Tobacco Convention.
Etc., Kto., Etc., Etc., Etc., Etc.
" " "i Yinr nri)ij"i rm. n.n n n" nnnrnuw
SPHCIAI. DESrATCHKS TO EVENING TKLKURAPH.
Washinoton, February 8.
The Southern Mall.
The Poht Oflice Department ye.-tcrday after,
noon despatched all the mail matter which had
accumulated in the Washington City Post Office
for the South by two steam tuR, which suc
ceeded in forcing their way through the ice to
Alexandria, there connecting with the Orange
and Alexandria Railroad. No doubt is enter
tained that the interruption to mail transporta
lion is at an end for the present winter.
The Tobacco Convention.
The Tobacconists Convention, now in session
here, has appointed a committee to wait on the
Committee of Ways and Means, to present the
various resolutions adopted by that body tor the
promotion of the material interest ot the trade
The Tax on Alcohol and Burning- Fluid.
The President has approved the bill pro
viding that alcohol made or manufactured of
distilled spirits, upon which the taxes imposed
by law shall have been paid, shall be exempt
from tax. So much ot section 96 of the act of
June 30, 18C4, a3 related to alcohol aud burning
fluid is repealed, and all products of distillation.
by whatever name known, which contain dis
tilled spirits or alcohol, on which the tax itn
posed by law has not been paid, shall be con
sidered aud taxed as distilled spirits.
(Jovernor Parsons ot Alabama and other
Southern politicians oppose the President's new
plan of reconstruction.
Governor Haniiltou, of Texas, and several
other promiuent Southern loyalists, deuouuee
Stevens' Military Government bill, aud will
hold a public meeting to oppose it.
Hon. John C. Krney is endeavoring to get
the printing of the Conpre.-slonal debutes from
the O lobe.
The Colorado bill may be passed in the Semite
to-day over the President's veto.
Freeldcutlal Reception Last Night.
There was a fearful jam at the White House
reception last night. Mrs. Johnsou, the wife of
the President, appeared lu public for the first
time. She Is In bnd bcaltb, and was dressed
in black silk and black lace shawl; cluay lace
cap, trimmed with white ribbon.
Mrs. Patterson wore a white alpaca and
peplum, trimmed with maroon velvet; hair
dressed with curls, and a single cnmelia.
Mrs. Stover wore a lilac corded silk and white
lace shaw: hair trluipod, and dressed with
Miss Stover wore a blue silk, with low fleck
and short sleeves.
Anions the visitors were Secretary Welles,
accompauied by Mrs. Morirnn, a sister of Mrs
Welles; Secretary McCalloeh, accompanied by
Mrs. Charles M. McCulloch, his daughter-in
law; iieucrai orant ana Mrs. Grant, General
Sheridan, Sir Frederick Bruce, the Euglish
Minister; M. Cantatralli, Charge d'Affaires, Italy
henor Komero, Mexican Minister, and a large
number of the attaches of the various delega
tions; George Peabody, the London banker;
Bishop Mcllvaiue and Robert C. Winthrop, of
Massachusetts; Assistant Secretary Haxon,
of the navy; Captain Bythe-iee, of the Eng
lish navy, and lady; Lord Southwell, of Eng
land; Senator Yntes and lady; Senator Doo
little, lady, and daughter; Senator Morgan aud
lady; Seuators Sausbury und Patterson; Vice
President Foster and lady; aud a large num
ber of Representatives.
The Military Bill.
The Democratic side of the House announce
their determination to filibuster and delay
action ou the reconstruction Military Govern
ment bill, unless they are allowed further time
than until 2 P. M. for debate.
The Weather and the Ice Blockade.
There Is heavy rain falling, threatening to do
great damage ou the Potomac, blocked up as it
is with ice. Yesterday, about noon, the tug
boats Governor Curtin and Katie Wise, char
tered by the Oranse and Alexandria Railroad
Company, arrived at Seventh Street Wnarf in
this city, having broke through the drift ice
Last evening and this morning they brought
up tho freight aud mails from the South.
The steamer Keyport, of the Aquia creek
route, tried to leave her wharf this morning,
was impeded by the ice pack, and hud to return.
Passengers now pass by railroad between here
aud Alexandria, crossiue ou the breaks in the
Long Bridge in small boats.
The Auburn Murder.
Pobtland, Me., February 8. The Auburn
negro murderer, in his confession, implicates
Luther P. Verrill, a single man, aged thirty,
who has been arrested, and denies everything.
Latest Markets by Telegraph.
New Yokk, February 8. Cotton quiet
00C. r lOUr Ullll, UI1U liuan.ion OUKUll.v UH-
clined; sales of 5000 bhls. State, S'.l-LM; OUlo. Sll'15
felli-lO; "Western. $U 20(5ill',,)0; Southern, iltu, lu-.-,u.
Wheutdull and declining. Oats quiet anil uu
rhansed. Keefsteady. Dressed Hogs dull, at
P'Au lKii for Western, and 1010 i for city. Porlc
firm; new mess, M-j. Live hogs quiet.
New York, February 8. Stocks are dull;
Chicago and Rock Island, W); Keuding. 101;
Cnntou, 4(1; Erie, 59i; Cleveland and Toledo,
120; Cleveland and Pittsburg, Bl; Pittsburg.
Fort Wnyne, and Chicago, ite: Mich lean Cen
tral, HWi; MlchiKunSoutberu, 71 X: New York
Central, 102!v. Illinois Central Scrip, 1141 J: Cum
berland, yS; Virginia 6s. o; Missouri Bs.iWi;
Hudson Kiver, l.io'.jj rive-twenties of 1KiL
HHPS.: do. do. of lStl-j. 10h; do. do. of IStil, lu7';
do. do. 01 itwi . ioii-iufims, tuu"s: tseveu
thlrties, of all issues, lOo 'i: bterlina Kxchauiro.
PhUada. Stock Exchange Sales, Feb. 8
Reported by De Haveu & Bro., No. 4o S. Third street
iroo 8--HS -no 1111:4
iioot'lty w.New ion,
15(MI do Old.r M
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N Pa 6s M
t-zouO C A ba.'bo 8','
10 ah Leh N....
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sh C A Am R cr... 4
11 sh Pentii It 57J,
W ih Lu V ner 17
atuo do.New loo',
f.iMf K FHUUH W W
rnocEEDocs of coagkess,
ifllZ . Vi.8 trnn' memorial from the Leiinl.
Jil h" Te,rltory of New Mexico, asking foe
iPhTi?lIn,,nl of ComroiBSlon to inveaU
5Sif,lcl J S m.8 ! Territory for propertr
?".H?Ld"nr tho tm invasion, keforrei
VT.Y on ciatma.
andPreferrednVarlOU' obJ'were presents
Mr. Patterson (Tenn.) Introdoced a Joint re
tlon for the payment of the Tennessee Ifom.
Guards, onrnnlzed by order of o"erTl Hurnalrihf
Keferred to the Military Commit '"ftl "urnla.
Mt. Lane (Ind.) offered
documents ordered by the present Con erewi
and printed between now and the first nf .t
December, shall be distributed amouir th
member of the present Contreas. Adopted.
Mr. Williams (Oregon) offered a resolution far
a nltrhtseKHlon on Wednesday next, tooonsider
the resolution giving 20 per cent. extra comrvea
sation to the civil employees of the Govern.
Hit-lib Hi, vt ttnuiin;iuu. Aicrtwu iu,
Mr. Wilson (Mass.), from the Military Com
mittee, reported favorably the House bill au
thorizing the Secretary of War to convey cer
tnin lots at Harper's Kerry, and asked loame-
dinte conslderntlon of the same.
Mr. Johnson (Md.) objected, and it goes over.
Mr. Wilson, from the Military Committm.
reDoi ted the House bill to increase, the pay o
the (niartermnster-SerKeant of the Kneineer
battalion to the same amount as that of tho
Sergennt-Major, tS8 per month.
Mr. 'i rum unit (in.) wouiu nice to Know if this)
is one of the bills for "levelling up" salaries.
Every day or two a bill was brought In here to
Increase the .altiry of some oue. He must
object to ttiis practice.
5lr. Wilson said Mr. Trumbull was ln th
habit of lecturing Senators ln a manner not
worthy of the Henate. He was continually
reading his lectures to Hen a tors. Yesterday ha
brought in a bill to increnso ttie pay of tho
Judge of the llttlo Htate of Delaware to J MM.
and to-day he was objecting to an inorease of
few dollars a month to non-commissioned
oflicers of the army.
Mr. Kaulsbury (Del.) spoke of the high charac
ter of Judge Hall, of Delaware, and of the
fmtrlotlnm and devotion to the Union of tad
Ittle State of Delaware.
Mr. Trumbull (111.) replied to the remarks of
Mr. Wilson questioning his right to sav what
was .worthy or unworthy of a Senator, and
assertion his own right to make such comments
as he lmd made upon this bill.
The bill was considered and passed.
Mouse of Representatives.
Mr. Blaine (Me.), from tho Committee ok
Military Affairs, reported the Joint resolution
directing the Secretary of War to furnish an ap
plication of the Adjutant-General of any Htate.
certified copies of tho muster-In and muster-out
rolls of any volunteer organization of such State,
on the representation of such Adjutant-General
t hat such rolls were not returned by the United
States mustering oflicers to his .Department.
On motion of Mr. Wentworth (III.), the Secre
tary of the Treasury was directed to communi
cate the timotint of bonds Issued to the Central
Pacific Kullroad Company and the Unlou
Pacific Railroad Company, tliediileofstich issue,
and the number of miles of roud completed.
Mr. Raymond (N. Y.) Introduced a bill to pro
hibit the transportation from foreign countries
to the United States of persons convicted of or
charged with crimes, and prscrlbimi the pun
On mol ion of Mr. Spalding (Ohio), the Secre
tary of War was directed to report what rail
road compnnies in tho rebellious States hail
purchased rolUnu slock or other property of the
United States Government, the quantity thus
purchased, the amount of purchase monev re
maining unpaid, and the value of the securities)
held therefor, etc.
Mr. Kaxson, of Iowa, introduoed the bill ta .
establish certain offices for the assay of gold ami
silver. Referred to the Committee ou Coinage.
Weights, and Measures. The bill proposes to
establish assay offices nt Denver, ln Colorado)
Territory; at Charlotte, N. C; and at DahloneRta,
Ga.; aud to appropriate 85000 each for apparatus
and repairs of buildings at Charlotte and, at
Dahlouega, the business of those olllces to ba
under the general control and direction of tUtJ
Director of the Mint at Philadelphia.
TRAGIC AFFAIR IN NEW YORK.
Alleged Fratricide A Sister Charged
with Striking Her Brother In the
Iltad with n Axe Ills Death Hec
Escape Coroner Schtrmer Notified.
About three weeks ago a young German
named Louts Kleman and his sister arrived la
this city in the Hamburg steamer, and took:
lodgings at No. 52 Sixth street, after whicU
Kleman opened a wine store ln the same neigh
borhood. A few days ago Kleman aad his sister becama
involved in adiffieulty, the nature of which hast
not yet transpired, and during its continuance,
she, as charged, si ized an axe and struck her
brother a powerful blow ou the -head, knocking
him down. He was reduced to insensibility,
but subsequently became conscious. Two or
three physicians were called, and prescribed
for the sufferer, remaining in attendance upon
him till yesterday morning, when he died, as
is supposed, from the effects of the injuries ha
received at the hands of his sister.
After his death, she, becoming alarmed, left
the house and made 'her escape. The matter
was subsequently brought to the notice of Cap
tain Mount, of the Seventeenth precinct, who
notified Coroner Scbirmer of Kleman's death.
Captain Mount was requested to make search;
for the sister of the deceased, and, if possible,
arrest her. If she has not left the oily it is pro
bable that Captain Mount will soon seoure her.
Deputy Coroner Leo will make a post-mortem,
examination on the body to-day, when tho
cause of the death will be made known.
Afterwards Coroner Schtrmer will proceed
with the inquisition, which doubtless will de
velop the motive which prompted the sister to
fatally assault her brother, and bring to light
all the important facts connected with the case,
which is now enveloped in so muoU mystery!
Previous to reoeiving the fatal blow, or subse
quently, the deceased transferred his business
over to his two brothers, one of whom was yes
terday questioned ln relation to the unfortu
nate and fatal occurrence, but without eliciting;
any satisfactory explanation. xY. Y. Herald.
THE ADAMS EXPRESS ROBBERY.
Rearrest of Two of the Robbers, who
had Escaped from Jail,
At about 1 o'clock last Tuesday night, Officers
Linden and Martin were patrolling their beats
ln the neighborhood of Twenty-fifth street and
Broadway. A man under the influence of liquor
passed by, and at a little distance from him two
other men were observed sueaklngly following
him. The drunken man hulled at a ooaoU
stand near by, hired a vehicle, and drove down
The two men then slouched into a doorway,
and seemed to hold a very animated conversa
tion lu whispers. In a little while they again
appeared on the sidewalk, cautiously looking;
around to see if any one were near, and then
again conversed for a moment in the tame
anxious way as before, when they separated.
One of them followed tho coach down Broad
way; the other crossed the street and walked as
far as Twentv-thlrd street, turning into that
street. The oflicers, who had quietly watched
these proceedlues, now thought it was time to
act, ns it was evident the men were bent ou
Accoidinply, one going down Broadway and
the other Twenty-third street, the two aueuks
were soon ln custody. lOUicer Linden, who toot
the Twenty-third street direction, might have
puid a penalty for his zeal had he not, with
great care, watched every movement of his
prisoner. Wbt;u passing through Madison
Park, ou tho way to the Station House, the pri
soner seemed anxious to got his baud into his
pocket without attracting attention. Before)
they left the Pork the officer had suddenly
seized him and as suddenly thrust his hand into
his pocket, from which he drew forth a pistol,
loaded and ready for use.
boon af ter tho ofllcer found iu another pocket
what is known in the thieves' veruacularas a
"soud-ciub." When the Ktatlou House was
reuched tho two men were Immediately
searched, and on euch was found a quantity of
pass-rings, skeleton-keys, aud other tools
which burglars use. The prisoners nave their
names us John li. Coles and Edwurd Moore,
but they were soon recognized ns haviug been
formerly known to their fellows as Martin
Allen uud John Grady.
It will be reiiietn bored tbutsome time ago tho
Adams Express Compauy was robbed to very
large amount. These two men, Allen and
Grady, were tried lu the Htate of Connecticut,
and convicted of the robbery, but while wait
ing sentence they escaped; from prison, on
being brought before JUBtlue DixIkb, yiwraay,
they were commuted to Jail till the auLhontle
of Connecticut awiuauO. vlittm, i. nottnc.