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E PIS CO PA LI AW
Klfttity-alxth Annual Convention of the
Protectant Kplscopal Chnrch of the Dlo
ctit of Pennsylvania. The Afternoon
Sctoxi Ycatcrilay Report, Etc
When the Episcopal Convention adjourned
retterday at 2 o'clock, the substitute as offered
by Mr. Welsh was still under discussion. Im
mediately on reassembling at 5 o'clock the ques
tion on the resolution was put, and it was de
After some further dlscnsalon and the rejection o
the resolution offered by Mr. Hunter, the resolution
offered by Mr. Sjpher, referring the conslrterat'on
of the snbject to a committee of seven to report at
the present convention, was amended so at to read
at the next convention, and was then adopted.
The report of the Board of Missions was pre
sented. The following figures are developed in the
paper: Receipts during the year, $ft,870'SJ; balance
on hand at the hegtnulng of last year, $2,!75-W;
total, $9,M.VM ; expenses during same tlme,f -(,3571)7 ;
balance In hand at date, $l,lss-C2.
The committee to whom was referred the subject
of city missions made a report, showing that there
were difficulties In the way of establishing such
missions, which were at present insurable ; that
the establishment or such missions would give um
brage to the rectors of the various churches who
claim entire jurisdiction In their respective parishes;
that, farther, the establishment of such missions
would be In opposition to a section of the canon
law. A series of resolutions recommending the oo
ject to the attention of the Bishop and clergy for
future action was agreed to, and the committee was
The committee appointed at the last convention
to take Into consideration the feasibility and pro
priety of securing minority representation (by
means of cumulative voting or otherwise) In elec
tions by the convention of this diocese, consisting
of Hev. Dr. Hare, Hev. Dr. Howe, Kev. Dr. Kudder,
and Messrs. George M. C'onarroe and Isaac llazle
hurst, unanimously reported in favor or thi plan of
cumulative voting in elections for the Standing
Committee or this diocese, and submitted the fol
lowing resolution :
'llfxoived, That in canon 7, section I, between the
word 'order' and the word 'vacancies' the following
1 'Every voter shall be entitled to ns many votes
as there are persons to be elected ; and he may cast
all such voles for one person, or he may distribute
them among any number of candidates not exceed
ing the whole number to be voted for. Any ticket
having an excess of votes over the whole number of
persons to be voted for shall be rejected.
' 'A nomination of all persons for whom It Is pro
posed to vote shall be made to the convention, at
least three hours previous to the election; and no
vote for any person not thus previously nominated
shall be counted, and no candidate shall be consid
ered as elected who shall not have received a num
ber of votes equal to a majority of all the persons
(of each order) voting at such election.' "
A lively debate ensued.
The Kev. Dr. (Jtod win moved to postpone action
on the report until the next convention.
Mr. Frederick I'raley thought the matter should
be considered now.
Kev. Dr. Hare deprecated any attempt to cut off
Kev. Dr. Goodwin followed In a long speech urging
objections agalnt minority repretentatlon and cumu
lative voting. He said that he leared the minority
might override the majority that the minority
might be compact and intelligent and cast their
votes effectively, while the majority might be divided
and not understand how to vote. This new prin
ciple would cause great electioneering and perhaps
heart-burnings. The minority would get together
somewhere and Agree on united action, while the
majority would not be equally prepared. He went
into some mathematical calculations. He thought
the rights of the majority should not be Jeopardized.
Time should be given for full consideration. He
would quote a (Spanish proverb: "Do not do to-day
that which can be as well done to-morrow." Besides,
he thought the minority were represented now In the
Mr. George JO. Conarroe replied to Dr. Goodwin.
He Bald the state of pleasing innocence which was
attributed to the majority was really refreshing.
The complaint that they should be overriden by
the minority was almost ludicrous. He felt no fear
that they would not know bow to vote. He would
trust bis friend from West Philadelphia on that
point. It was said that cumulative voting might
cause electioneering. Perhaps that was a new
thing. He, however, had been under a contrary
It was said the minority might meet together
somewhere In a cascus. If he was not mistaken the
majority had done that very thing this present
week. As to time, the subject was lntroducda
year ago. A committee, of various shades of opin
ion, had reported unanimously In favor of the plan.
The minority should have tte right to choose their
own representatives. The proposed change was
adopted last year In New Jersey. It was strange
that what could be done In one year in New Jersey
required three in Pennsylvania. As to the Spanish
proverb, he would reply with a good English one,
"Never put off until to-morrow what can be done
Rev. Drs. Rudder and Paddock took part in the
discussion. Dr. Rudder stated that the minority
had been recognized In the Standing Committee of
Considerable discussion pro and con ensued, and
the whole matter was then postponed for considera
tion at the next convention.
Dr. Goodwin then offered a resolution that tha
matter be referred to the General Convention, with
a recommendation that It be carefully considered
at an early day. Agreed to.
Rev. Mr. Drum offered a resolution giving the
rectors of the various churches the authority to pre
side over all congregational meetings. The motion
was laid on the table.
The following committee was appointed to con
sider the subject of the division or the funds of the
diocese with the new dlooese: Messrs. Hazlehurst.
Kickett, Thayor, Lamberton, Sypher, Robblns, and
The time and place of the meeting of the next con
vention were fixed at St. Andrew's church on the
second Tuesday of May next.
After the transaction of some unimportant busi
ness, giving votes of thanks, etc., the convention ad
journed bine die.
Inquest by the Coboner. Deputy Coroner
Sees held an inquest in the case of the drowned
man found in the Delaware, at Prime street
wharf, this morning. The deceased is supposed
to have committed suicide, as parties report that
lie was seen to jump overboard. He is appa
rently 55 years old, has dark hair and whiskers,
and respectably dressed in blue coat and pants,
grey vest, and white shirt containing the letter
1). lie had on a black high hat, which was
found on the wharf. A verdict of oeaU from
drowning was rendered.
Young Thieves and a Receiver Three
Toung thieves named Robert Clifton, Thomas
lalfpenny, and Arthur Hughes are now in
prison for stealing pig-iron from a car on Wash
ington street, above Broad, yesterday afternoon.
Alderman Dallas committed them, and the same
magistrate also sent to Movamensing Hezeklah
Newton, a junk dealer at No. 1340 Ellsworth
etreet, who bought the stolen iron.
Fire fbom a Coal Oil Lamp. 1 coal oil
lamp at 10 o'clock last night exploded in the
bouse oi Kotert Harris, at runeieenm ana
Kater streets, setting fire to the clothing, burn
ing up a bed-tick, bed, and all the furniture in
the room. The fire was extinguished by Engine
No. 1. The place was pretty well soaked with
water. The loss is $400; covered by insurance.
Stone-throwers A gang of boys at Fourth
and Buttonwood streetB, yesterday afternoon,
were engaged in bae-ball playing, throwing of
etones, and other juvenile develtries. A sortie
ty the police was made on them, and twelve
were captured. They were locked up in the
station-house three or four hours, to teach them
a lesson, and were then discharged.
The Condition op Dr. Blackburn The
many friends of Dr. Blackburn will be pleased
to learn that there was a marked improvement
in the conaltlon of the Doctor.yesterday, though
there was a little falling off this morning. Still,
the attending physician is confident now that
the invalid will recover, an assurance which we
know will be hailed with gladness. ,
Coroner's Cases The Coroner this morn
ing was notified to hold an inquest in the case
of an unknown woman, found dead at Prime
etreet wharf. Also, in the case of a new-bora
child, found In Cheepunk creek this morning.
Burglar CArTURED. John Ulmer attempted
(queer proceeding 1) to burglarize a houe on
Baker street at an early hour this morning. He
cow takes his rations in Moyamensing.
Crueltt to Ilia Horses Nathan Biddle, of
Bucks county, was guilty of cruelty to his horses
at Second and Union streets, by placing in the
wagon a load which the poor beasts were unable
to haul. He was doing his best to urge the jaded
beasts bat failed. A police officer arrested him,
td idcrafl Pelaoey W la tW bail-.
The Correct Programme for the Uisad
Pageant of Monday Next
In view of the fact that there is considerable
doubt on the part of some of the societies in
tending to participate in the procession of Mon
day next as to their appropriate place, we pre
sent below the correct order in which the line
will be formed:
100 Pollcmn, an1or command of Chief Mnlhollaad.
Chief Maralitl enrl John F. Ballier.
Valentin Blaess, Colonel W. Moore, F. Zalsi, and William
A mint ant Marshals.
Christian Trewier, L. irowholr.. Oolonel Jamas Perry,
Newton Brown, 8. Schmidt, Gottlieb I.leb, James
Hchnler, OhnrlfS Blolil, Oottlinb Lisb,
Joseph Hcblmlt, (Jaarlos Rlecler,
and Utarintinn I.iedle.
Wagon wi'h bell,
Surrounded by thirty men as Uhlans.
Marshal, Colonel U. Kleins.
Thirty Ked Hussars.
Frisumnt VsOaalry. several oomptnies or b 81 RgU
ment, voterana of the last war, all nnder the
enmmand of Majur Man a ire.
The Members of the Germm Society.
German Hospital Association.
A wagon upholding the Peace Monument with men
carvin on it an inscription.
The Tnrner Hitlomen.
The Philadelphia "Turn" Association.
German Turn and Tnrner Pupils' booiotv.
t iftj Echolarsof St Paul's OonsrreKation.
The Fair Hill Peace Olub.
Marshal, Jaeob Ntein.
Festival Wagon, with an allegorical representation of the
"Waoht am Kbein," surrounded by a lar-e
Garde da Corps.
The Festival, Arrangement, and Decoration Committees,
I with distingu'sbaa Gneosts and Orators, in barouches
Singing Societies of Philadelphia, with a beutilul iri
umph Wagon in their midst.
Kight Hussars, in green uniform.
Wagon deoorated with flowers.
Wagon of the Fresco Painters.
Large Delegations of Jewelors, Watchmakers, Optical,
Mathematical, and Totcgrapii instrument
Makers, Bell Moulders, and Bookbinders.
Marshal Ernest Gross.
Delegation of Butcher, lOOOetronj.
Bakers, in company with the Teutonic Sicn.jerbund.
Marshal Albert H. Ladnor.
Assistant Marshals Xavier Yoerger, Valentine Presser,
Wui. Itaske, William L. Rlkins, Wro. Haines, Jos.
Frsund, Geo. Beicke, J, A, Bardsley.
Glassmakers, Masons, and Stonecutters.
Iron Moulders, Machinists, India Ruhbermakera, Cat
lers, Snrgical Instrument-makers, Plumbers, Gas
titters, Bafemakers, Boilermakers, Ooppor
smiths, Tinsmiths, and Brassfounders.
Oarriagemakers and Board ois from Philip Mann's Hotel.
Marshal Captain J. A. Schnpminger.
The Weavers and Dyers.
American Buttonhole and hewing Machine Company,
with Wagons and Machine Operators.
Joiners, Cabinetmakers, Imrniture, Ooaoh, rnd Toy
Makers, Workers in Hair, Wood Turners, Pip and
Delegations of citizens from Frankford and Gormantovrn.
' SIXTH DIVISION.
Marshal John Salber.
A delegation of 1000 Beer-brewers.
Coopers, Bungmakers and Cork-cutters, and Vt ine
Cigar and Matchmakers, and dealers in Mineral and Soda
vt at era, v inegar, rspiees, ana Liquors.
The Wurtemberg Festival Club.
Marshal Tuisko Thomas.
Order of Odd Fellows.
German Order of Harugari.
Sons of Hermann.
Leiben Welsen M.enner.
Order of Ked Men.
Knights of Pythias.
Delegations from Benevolent Societies.
Wagon repreaenting the Horticulturists.
Marshal Leonard Benktrt.
United Tanners, Furriers, and Saddlers.
Ehoemakers, Bakers, Hat and Can aud Trunk Makers.
Marshal George Gcstz,
Companies of Artillery.
Delegation of Citizens from OaindeD,
V heeler & Wilson Sewing Machine Company's Employes.
' Marshal AngUBt Hermann.
Tailors, Paper-box, Mill Stone, and Firs Briok Makers,
Citizens on horseback and on foot.
All other delegations, not appointed a place
in the line, will attach themselves to the last
General Ballier has issued the following in
structions: All the companies and delegations must as
semble at 9 A. M., prompt, on the morning of
the 15th instant, as follows:
First Division On Columbia avenue, right resting on
Broad street, facing south.
Second Division On Broad street, right wing resting
on Columbia avenue, extending to Master, and facing
Third Division On Broad street, right wing on Master
street, extending as far north as necessary, anl facing
Fonrth Division On Broad street, right wing on Master
street, extending to Poplar and facing west.
Fifth Division On Broad street, right wing on Poplar
street, extending to Master and facing east.
Sixth Division On Broad street, right wing on Poplar
atreet, extending to Spring Garden, and facing west.
Seventh Division On Broad street.right wing on Spring
Garden street, extending to Poplar, and faoing east.
Kighth Division On Broad street, right wing on Spring
Garden etreet, extending to Race, and faoing west.
BlNinth Division On Broad street, right wing on Race
street, extending to Spring Garden, ana facing east.
Tenth Division On Broad street.right wing on Ohesmut
street, extending north, and facing east.
Precleely at 10 o'clock the Division Marshals
muBt report to the Chief Marshal the number of
men in their divisions, and as to its readiness to
march. The participants are requested to dress
in black, unless in a uuiformed body.
When the line approaches Fenn Square the
singers will surround the platform, in readiness
to open ceremonies. All wagons and carriages
should be turned into the by streets, in order
that the squares may not be obstructed by them.
Permits Issued at the Office oftheBulldlug
Inspectors A Description of the Prlucl
cal Properties to be Constructed.
Below is presented a list of the principal
properties for which permits have been taken
out at the oillce of the Building Inspectors dar
ing the first ten days of the present month:
incelliiuia Three on Alaska, between Sixth and
Seventh, 17 by S3, two stories ; permit by B. E. Fur
man it Bro.
Two on Dlckerson below Twelfth, 16 by 83, two
stories ; permit by William D. Cozens.
Nine on McClelland, between Nine and Tenth,
14 by 28, two stories ; permit by Henry It. Coulomb.
Two at Eighteenth and Wharton, la by ss, two
stories; permit by James Doafc.
Tenon Montrose, above Twenty third street, 14 by
OA (iva Dttplnfl, navmit h Trftni'S Vit'natpli.lr
iroor on Carpenter, above Twentieth, 16 by 87, two
stories; permit oy n. in. uouner.
Twenty on Dlckerson, between Sixth and Seventh,
three stories; permit by A. G. Stein.
Two corner of Eighth anl Federal, 16 by 60, three
stories; penult by William Costello.
Eighteen on Hoffman, between Miller and McKean,
u bv m. two stories : Dermlt bv Oliver B. Mass.
Three on Richie, near Ureen lane, Manayunk, 15
by 8, two stories; permit by Abraham buiukie.
Eight on Twenty-first, near carpenter, 16 by 80,
three stories : nernilt bv L. J. Patterson.
Two on Ninth, below Tatsker, 16 by 44, two stories;
permit byT. A. Morphy.
Six on Filbert, near Forty-flrst street, 14 by 83, two
stories; permit by Columbus Tweed.
Three on Ogden, near 16th, 1& by 84, three stories ;
I'nmii uj uunn k. i-arman.
Ten on Buckneii atrt. above Brown. 14 b?86.
two stories, and three more at the corner or Brown
and Backnell, three stories, 16 by 60 ; permit by J.
six at Forty-second and Haverlord streets, 19 by
80, two stories; permit by Charles Stlnea.
Three at corner of Fifty-seventh aud Vine, 80 by
60, three stories ; permit by Cuther ft Jones.
Two at Twentieth and Columbia avenue, 19 by 66,
three stories : tierult bv B. Ketcham.
Two on Frankford road, near Trenton avenue, 19
uiWpinviwiiH, yviuut vj x, v. xayior.
F.leht on Hancock strept. above Berks. 14 bv 86.
two stories; permit bv William Coulston.
Two on Marshall, below Montgomery avenue, 16
by a. two stories; permit by Robert J. Morrison.
Two on Vienna, above 1 hompson, 18 by 16, three
stories ; permit by George Dorlng.
Twelve on Ahbnrn, near Amber, 13 by 88, two
Stories ; permit by George W. Carson.
M Dree on bavery street, aoove i nompson, is oy so,
two stories ; permit by Wm. L, D. Hickman.
Two on sixth, above Thompson, it by 60, three
Stories ; permit by Jacob Wlreman.
Twentv on Albert street, east of the Plank road,
13 by 88, two stories ; permit by Jacob Wlreman.
Fonr on wistar, near wain, uermantown, is jy s,
two stories ; permit by John C. Miller.
Two on Twenty-sixth, above Olrard avenue, 16 by
80, two stories ; permit by Richard Flnley.
Thirty at Oermantown aad 8 teuton avenuns, 13 by
87, two stories ; permit by James E. Patterson.
Two on Kensington avenne, above Hart lane, 16
by 84, two stories ; permit by W. IL Edllne.
j wenty-two on wroeieenrn, Between oxiora anu
Jefferson. 18 by 60. three stories: permit by Zergy
Two on Psletnorp street, above Diamond, 15 by
86, two stores; permit by John Kramer.
Fourteen on Nineteenth street, above Columbia
avenue, ic$ by 60, three stores; permit by John
Two on Hope street, near Diamond, 13 by bo, two
stories; permit bv John Goodwin.
fnivrrtifv CwtViKw. On the south side of Locust
street, west of Thirty-fonrth, 90 by 800, four stories ;
permit by struuiersrc eons.
omce Three on Delaware avenue, above Coates,
16 by 80, one store ; permit by T. W. Boheldeman.
stable. on jjeaen street, aoove coates, au vj no,
two stories : permit by B. McKeaze.and a shop at the
same place, 53 bv 16, two stories.
on Aider street, aoove master, in Dy v, twu
stories; permit by Richard Flnley.
Storehouse On Water, between Walnut and Dock
streets, 16 by 39, three stolres; permit by P. Fltz
patrick. Depot At the corner of Csmherland and Plank
Road, 90 by 888, one-story, permit oy Kdwln Bonder,
and three other buildings 7ljtf by 193, 160, and 174.
permits by the same.
At No. 11-20 Sophia street, 26 by 35, two stories ;
permit by John L. Mills.
Jlone Iltivse, un coates streer, east oi Twenty
second, 18 by 60, two stories; dermlt by Whiteside
Lafmrntorv On Grav's Ferry Road, below the
Arsenal, 88 by 60, one-story; permit by W, B.
Factorie On Wharton street, below Eighth, 23
bv 30, two stories: permit by Messrs. Hoover t
On Bread street, above Arch, 87 by 4Z, four stories ;
permit by Robert W. Strode.
Shops. On Keyscr, cast of Hanover street, IT by
28, tw o stories: permit by Jacob Jones.
Corner of Tulip and Aramlngo, 81 by 30, two
stories; permit by William Barth & Brothers.
Horse Run Awat. A man named Matthews
was driving across Chesnut street bridge at
V)4 o'clock last night, when his horse became
frightened, ran away, smashed the wagon, and
knocked out a portion ot tue bridge railing.
The animal was captured. Mr. Matthews
Fire in a Coal Office. A coal office owned
by the Reading Road, at Richmond and Cum
berland streets, took fire this rooming at 12 45
o'clock and was damaged to the extent of $300.
WEDDTNO AND ENGAGEMENT RTNO?
of solid 18-karat One gold. QUALITY WAR
RANTED. A fall assortment of sizes always on
hand. fakk 4 bkothek, raaxers,
No. 824 CHESNUT Street, below Fourth.
BITTER WINE OF IRON.
There Is neither health, enjoyment, or physical
beauty without a rich ferruginous circulation.
FIFTY CENTS PER BOTTLE.
IIUBBELI., Apothecary, 1110 Chesnut St.
D 10 6t8p
NEW SILENT FEED.
Families and Manufacturers,
THE STRONGEST AND LIGHTEST.
THE BEST AND MOST PERFECTLY FINISHED.
ITS MOVEMENTS AS SPEEDY AND AS LIGHT
As any other Machine.
IT USES A STRAIGHT NEEDLE,
MAKING A TIGHT LOCK STITCH,
PERFECTLY FAIR ON BOTH SIDES.
IT HAS THE NEW PATENT NEEDLE-HOLDER,
NO 8PRINQ1NG OR BENDING OF THE NEE
IN CHANGING FROM COARSE TO FINS, THERE
BY AVOIDING ALL DROPPED OR MISSED
IT USES THE CELEBRATED PATENTED SHUT.
TLE-CARRIER. NO RACE OR GROOVE EM'
NO SOILING OR OILING OF THE T BREAD, NO
FRICTION OR WEARING O? TES SHUTTLE.
It also Uses an Improved and Pa
tented "Silent Feed," and Positive
OFFICE AND SALESROOM,
CHESNUT and THIRTEENTH,
PHILADELPHIA, PA. 5 12 8t
AGENTS AND CANVASSERS WANTED.
JyTOHr OH EXIlIlilTIOX,
Zflr. Fenimore's Paintings,
AND OTHER IMPORTANT WORKS,
From Philadelphia and New York Artists,
TO UK SOLD AT PUBLIC SALE,
At Scott's New Gallery,
No. 1129 CHESNUT STREET,
TlIUltSDAY EYE lUC, May II,
NOW OPEN FOR EXHIBITION WITH C 1TA
LOGUES. 5 6 6t
8ALB POSITIVELY WITHOUT RESERVE.
A PROPERTY ON THE SOUTH SIDE
BETWEEN TfllUD AND FOURTH ST3.,
49 feet 10 Inches front, suitable for a Bank, Insur
ance Co , or other public bonding.
B 8 fmw6t8p At this omce.
OFOR 'SALE VERY DESIRABLE DWELL
. lDg booties, No. 1V36 ArcU street. No. M19
uut street, No. lUxS ttace street, N. 1T8T Vine
Street. Apply to LEWIS H. RKDNKR,
DU St ' No,m WALNL'TStxeeU
AFFAIRS AT THE CAPITAL.
How was the Treaty Published?
Grand Army of the Republic.
Annual Reunion at Boston.
Cavalry Association DXeeting
Etc., Etc., Ktc, Etc.. Etc., Etc
FROM NEW ENGLAND.
fBT ASSOCIATED TRESS
Ercluiively to The Evening Telegravh.
The Army of the Potomac.
Boston, May 12. The third annual reunion
of the Society of the Army of the Potomac
took place at 11 A. M. to-day, In the Globe
Theatre, which was decorated profusely with all
the emblems of war, and distinctive arms of
several branches of the service were gracefully
blended. The scene was brilliant when the
heroes of the Virginia battles, with invited
guests, filed on to the stage to the music of Gil
more's band, and the cheers from the auditorium
Generals Meade, Hooker, Burn3ide, Sheridan,
Logan, Ilelntzelmun, Parke, Humphreys, Piea
santon, Kilpatrick, and a host of others were
there; and Governor Claflin, President Eliot ot
Harvard College, Judges of the Supreme Court,
and other officials were present as guests.
General Meade presided, and initiated the exer
cises by a brief and touching speech, stating the
objects of reunion to be simply social and con
gratulatory, not political. lie commended the
widows and orphans of the war to those who
survived and were prospering.
He welcomed the assemblage cordially, and
introduced Rev. Phillips Brooks In a compli
mentary manner as the chaplain of the occa
sion, who addressed the Throne of Grace.
Major-General Fairchild, Governor of Wiscon
sin, was introduced as the orator, and delivered
the address. A poem entitled "The Old Major
Explains," written for the occasion by Brel
narte, was read by Mr. James T. Field, and eli
cited much applause. The exercises were Inter
spersed by patriotic music. There will be a ban
quet this evenine.
Meeting of the Cavalry Association
Boston, May 12. The Cavalry Association
held its annual meeting to-day, General Pleai
anton, President, In the chair. General Sheri
dan was greeted enthusiastically. A resolution
proposing admission to the society of cavalry
men from all the armies of the Union gave rise
to considerable discussion, which was partici
pated in by Generals Mcintosh, Kilpatrick,
Sargent, Chamberlain, Custer, and Sheridan.
The latter said that . in improve
ments which had been made in
arms, it becomes necessary to make the cavalry
a distinct organizatiou, so it can operate inde
pendently of other arms of the service; in
other words, to make a cavalry army. He
thonght he saw while lu Europe the evil effects
of the old system of brigading cavalry with
different divisions of the army. The resolution
was finally adopted as follows:
Jiesolved, That the organization now known
as the cavalry corps of the Army
of the Potomac be hereafter known as
the cavalry corps of the armies of the United
States, and all honorably discharged Eoldiers of
any United States cavalry organizations may be
admitted members nnder the constitution.
General Sheridan was then elected President
of the association for the ensuing year, by accla
mation; Vice-Presidents, Generals Gregg, Sar
pent, Mcintosh, Greerson, Custer, Kilpatrick,
and Wilson; Secretary, Major Whitehead; Trea
surer, Major Corbin.
FROM THE WEST.
by associated press."
Special Despatch to The Evening Telegraph.
Alleged Defalcation and Forgery.
Indianapolis, May 12. John It. Griffith,
cashier of Talbot, Patterson & Co., wholesale
grocers, was arrested last night, for alleged de
falcation of 0000. .
J. Fred. Thompson, arrested at Richmond,
Ind., for forging checks on the Sscond National
Bank, was not identified and was released.
Robbery of Government Fuuds.
St. Louis, May 12 Jamet Stuart, formerly
Colonel of the 10th Illinois Cavalry, was ar
rested at Kansas City on Wednesday, charged
with having absconded from the Quartermas
ter's Department at Galveston last March with
BT ASSOCIATED PRESS.
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London, May 18 4 -80 P.M Consols 93'; for money
and 3i (or account; American securities Brm ; U.
S. 5-zOh of 18C8, tK)i ; of 165, old, 00 V : of 1867, MX :
NMOs, 89tf . " '
Liverpool, Hay 13480 P. M Cotton closed with
hardening tendency; uplands, T;d. ; Orleans, 7d.
Sales la.ooo bales, Including Bboou for export and
speculation ; sales on titiip named at New Orleans at
at 7ud. for middling; do. at 8avanuah or Charles
ton at T3d. formlddllng. Stock of cotton afloat
44,000 bales, not as previously reported; American
240,000 ; cheese 67s ; spirits of Petroleum 9d.
London, May 18 4 -so P. M. Tallow, 43. 9d;
sugar, B08.(s,8U8. fld. afloat.
New York Money and Stock Market.
New Yoke, May 13 Btocts very dull. Money
easy at 4C45 per cent. Oolcl, D-SOs, 1868.
lio?; do. 1S64, nor; s do. 1866, HOT,; do. isao, new.
lias ; o. 187, us-, ; do. lues, 118V: ie-40s, lox;
Virginia 6a, new, 71; Missouri 6s. 95)4 ; Can
ton Co., Six ; Cumberland preferred, 80; JN. V. Cen
tral and Hudson Kiver, 08 v; Erie, 85; Reading,
llBi Adams Express, 61; Michigan Central,
mi; Michigan Southern, 108: Illinois General,
lit,; Cleveland and Pittsburg, 187 Ch tea pro and
Hock Island, 114 ; Pittsburg and Fort Wayne,
89 ; Western Union Telegraph, COtf,
New York Produce Market.
jN'EW York, llay la. Cotton firm ; sales sooo bales
middling nplands at I6S0. ; middling Orleans at 16o.
Flour earner; sales 7600 bbla. State at t5'70(46tis;
Ohio, at ii-i!6a,6-y(s; Western at 5-7(hT-8S; boutb
ern at $65lftK. Wheat dull and nominal; new
spring, tl-66il 67; winter red and amber Western at
l-tttgl-60. Coma shade firmer; sales 29,000 buan.
mixed Western, &0m)XC Oat quiet and steady;
sales 18,000 buiilu Ohio at 6N6Sc. lleof quiet aud
steady. Pork steady. Lard quiet and steady.
Whisky quiet and stevly at ic.
Baltimore Produce Market.
BALTiMORi, May 18. Cotton very strong, with ad
vancing tendency ; middling uplands, 16a ; low mid
diiugn, 10. ; holders ak c. higher. Flour active
and firm. Wheat linn; choice white, SM8-05; falr
to prime, $l-6tMl-90. Corn White Westsra dull at
T47ac ; yellow Southera Arm at ts7tic. Oats dull
at 6460, Whisky quiet at ntic.
To-day's Senate Proceedings.
Special Detpatch to The Evening Telegraph.
Washington, May 12. The Senate remained
in executive session abont an hoar and a half.
Mr. Cameron moved to adjourn antil to-morrow,
and stated thathe thonght by that time the com
mittee would be ready to report. It was finally
agreed that the Senate adjourn nntil Monday at
11 o'clock. The question of the premature pub
lication of the treaty was brought np, when
attention was called to the fact that it had first
got out through the State Department.
It was stated that the publication of the text
of the treaty was done through some employes
of the Senate, and for the future protection of
the body these employes should be discovered
and pnnibhed. finally, a special committee,
of which Carpenter is chairman, was appointed
to Investigate the matter, with the usual powers
to send for persons and papers. A motion was
made to remove the injunction of secrecy from
the treaty and protocol, but it was defeated.
Pending the discussion of a resolution to allow
an oflicial report of the debate to be made In
confidence for the nse of the 8enate, to be pub
lished hereafter if it should be so ordered, an
adjournment was had.
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EJiGLAXD'S BOASTED FREEDOM.
Outrage upon an Anti-Popery Lecturer
lirutai Treatment of Air. Murphy.
From the London Standard, April 84.
A most disgraceful outrage has been inflicted
upon Mr. VV. Murphy, the well-known anti
Topery lecturer. There may be differences of
opinion even among Protestants as to the wis
dom or expediency of Murphy's proceedings,
but if he or any other man cannot deliver a
lecture within the walls of some private build
ing (to which people need not go unless they
choose; without the risk ot being mobbed
and murdered, the boasted liberty of England
is not worth much. Abont an hour or so before
the time fixed for the commencement of his
address on Thursday night, Mr. Murphy pro
ceeded quietly to the Odd Fellows' llall, with
the view of evading observation, and went into
the ante-room adjoining and on the same floor
as the hall, from which it is divided by a space
of abont six feet. The entrance to the building
is through a long covered passage leading fron
the street, and up six flights of stairs. After
Murphy had gone into the ante-room a band of
800 Koman Catholic miners from Cleator Moor
marched down Corkickle ten abreast. Upon
reaching the Odd Fellows' Hall, the band halted
and at once took possession of the entrance
to the building and the stairs. When
they did this there were only about fifteen or
sixteen of the friends of the lecturer in the hall,
and it wanted upwards of half an hour of the
time when the discourse was to begin. The
lecturer unaware of the purposeof those who
were waiting for him outside, left the ante-room
in order to proceed into the hall. The moment
be made his appearance he was seized by the
mob. He was dragged down the stairs by his
savage assailants, and struak and kicked
unmercifully the whole way. He was
then dragged into the passage, knocked
down, kicked, raised up, knocked
down again, and kicked till he was covered
with blood, which gushed from his wounds and
splashed the walls. He was then dragged down
the passage, the brntal treatment going on the
whole time until he reached the door opening
the street, and there, it is said, an attempt was
made to kill him outright, by a man who drew
a weapon for the purpose. At this juncture,
however, some persons interfered to save the
now insensible victim of this rulllanly violence.
They got him back into the passage, the outer
door of which was closed in the face of his as
sailants, and conveyed 'him np-stairs to the
ante-room. The band having done the work
which they had set out to do, marched back in
triumph to Cleator Moor, cheering as they pro
ceeded through the villages on the war.
A visitor to Murphy on Friday morning found
him lying upon the bed which had been made
up for him, unable to move. His head was
swathed in bandages, and his face bruised, cut,
and swollen. There Is a shocking wound above
the left eye, which bad been almost kicked out
of its socket. His body is all over black, blue,
and purple, from the kicks which he had re
ceived. He was hovering between life and
death, and it seemed as if the balance might as
easily incline one way . as the other. A large
number of policemen had been drawn into
Whitehaven to preserve order, but they seem to
have been taken by surprise by the attack hav
ing been made so long before'thc time announced
for the commencement of the lecture. .
Terrible Adventures of Two Brooklyn
Among future collections of thrilling stories
of shipwreck must be included the adventures
of two ladies of Brooklyn, who but a few days
ago arrived at New York from Buenos Ayres.
The entire shipwrecked party consists of Mrs.
S. A. Wheelwright, of Brooklyn, who Is the
wife ot the United States Consul at Rosarlo,
Argentine Republic, her two children, a boy
about five years of age, and a little girl. Miss
Anita . Wheelwright, a cousin of Mrs. Wheel
wright, and a solitary escort in Mr. A. S.
Doane, the brother of the first-named ladf. On
the 2Jth day of February last the party were
coasting along the southern border of Brazil,
homeward-bound from Montevideo, in the ship
Hellespont. The next morning before daylight
the good Bhl? was a helpless wreck on a sunken
reef. After a night of terror in the breaking
hulk a boat was successfully launched, and the
ladies, with the children of Mr. Doane, fortu
nately reached the beach in safety.
A tent was made of the ship's sails, and hud
dled into its narrow limits were the ladies, the
children, the gentlemen passengers, the officers
of the ship, and the half-crazed seamen, who
had already broken open the wine baskets of the
passengers and were making the night hideous
with their ribaldry and foul oaths. Stretched
upon the hard ground, with a few shawls and
light clothing thrown over them, the tender
females endured the horrors of a night that they
will never forget. They had saved their lives,
but it seemed that they had only bsen succored
to be tortured by the terrors of a veritable pan
demonium. At last the sun arose on another
cheerless day. The men lay around the tent
sleeping the sound sleep of the debauched.
Later in the day the sailors, having stolen quan
tities of cana or native rum, repeated their
orgies of the night previous, in spite of the
threats of the officers, who appeared powerless
to restrain them. Seven days was this frightful
existence borne by the Wheelwrights, when, oa
the 2tilb, arrangements for reaching Rio Qraude
having been perfected, they started for Vilko
Mattos, a-village not many miles distant.
In a bullock-cart drawn by five pairs of huge
cattle and seated upon beds of straw, they
slowly wended their way over a miserable
apology for a road. Scorched by the burning
rays of a tropical sun, suffocated with Intolerable
thirst, and exposed to the pitllees storms which
sweep over the country with such fearful vio
lence, the unfortunate females, with their
escort, at last reach Rio Grande after a journey
of over ten days. Here they encountered the
yellow fever at the time when the mortality had
reached over five hundred a day and the panic
stricken people were fleeing in every direction.
Tbey fortunately, however, found the bark
Serene, bound for New York, and escaped the
General Hawley, of Connecticut, will lecture
next season on "Kings and Lobbyists."
Madesty in a woman is like color on her
chek decldedlv becoming, if not put on.
Divorces in Rhode Island are to marriages
as one to fourteen.
It has been said that pantaloons obtained on
credit are "breeches of trust."
A Maine lumberman first loved his "Abbe
gil" on accust of ter "spruce dimensions."
RAMIE VS. COTTON.
A Formidable Illral of (he Great American'
The Liverpool correspondent of the New Yoik
Shipping and Commercial List writes that
ramie is wanted In that market at t205 gold per
ton. As the culture of the ramie plant la the
South Is understood to have passed beyond mere
experiment, and as cotton is said to be too cheap
to be profitable, the wonder Is that the planters
do not turn their attention more to the first
mentioned staBle. Ramie culture has many ad
vantages over catton. It is a hardy and vigorous
grower, and Its growth is continuous, a crop
ence planted will stand for years without re
quiring to be renewed. H Is not destroyed
by worms, does not suffer front excess of
rain, and stands the longest drouth without in
jury. From all that is related of this wonderful
plant, It would seem that it is exposed to no
special danger in a suitable climate, has no
enemies, requires but little labor, needs bnt a
small capital to produce a crop, propagates
rapidly, yields largely, commands a ready mar
ket at a high price for all that can be produced,
and the market is never likely to be overstocked,
as the area for its successful growth Is limited
to a belt in the Gulf States. It requires less
labor to cultivate than cotton, the process
being similar to corn culture; and it is said that
one hand can take care of fifty or sixty acres,
after the first year. The only drawback
to unqualified success in ramie culture seems
to be the difficulty in separating the fibre from
the bark and the bark from the stalk; but this
difficulty will eventually be overcome. So im
portant is the cultivation of the plant consi
dered in India, a cotton-producing country, that
the Governor-General, a year or more ago,
offered a prize of 25,000 for the machine or
firocess best adapted for separating, also offer
Dg to buy the successful machine at 5 per
cent, above its cost, and to secure the inventor
a profit of 5 per cent, on all other machines
made under the patent. Here Is an opportunity
for inventors to turn their genius to profitable
account, and at the tame time to confer an Ines
timable boon upon the commercial world.
Professor Liebig is compiling a cyclopaedia
Williams College is to have a "Boating As
sociation." OAS FIXTURES.
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