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Hj THE SUN, WEDNESDAY. M Alt 00 1 'J, 1873.
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Hj Once More The Cne of Win. I'tirler.
Hj The following I'xtmordlnury paper wn
Inhl he on- John A. Dix, (fovonmi-of the
tntc of Now York, ycsteivhty:
Ti Pro; V vj. li'iiritTut f sfrr f'l'y mill tmnt 11
i' A'ntr ) til . ; Wo tin solemnly svtear that vr is
were Jurors In I ho case of V.,M l'omrit :
llut lht rniivli'tlnii In lil" rate ciiulil ii'Tf r ham
torn oninlnil lint fur the opinion whlrli pre.
xnllnl ninfuiL' lha Jiirnri Hint thrlr iinatilmntiit
J rifnniitirtiilMlnii to nirn'v wimlil pniir tint
I'i'iniiuitatlon nf t lit" Kcntpiico tn Imprison-
B. mailt for lire. TliW torrllilo nilatnke cannot lio
1 'emcillfil ikhv rrnpt hv the tlovrrnor. We
nonlil tin It If we luul tin' tuiwrr. bt;t
we hkvo not. tt f!iiii.:l apntMl to ynu thfrt--fntp
tlio onlf iirrxon h i-nu il It, to 1 r'Te:it a
niatl frmn liclntr put to .tenth tlmnuli mi nrnr
of opinion mi riiir pin nt the tlmp nf tlio trlAl.
H In ilnlmr thl we 1I0 nil wsran totriuh nur haikJi
of 1'iwiTH'H hlooil, nml wo liui'iMy ature your
Excellfiii'f thit If the vntnicc be r.irrif.l tntu
t-rfrt'tln lcwnf thrlrotitiilnnrM which tvr.tiow
nnilrr o.itn hy tc(nrc yon, wo (hull nevr icai-e
l to I00K upon it ils tin unjust iiuniahnicnU w hli'li 1
wua not conti'iuplatcU Ly iho Jury In rcnilcnu
1 tworn to thlal3thlayof March, 1SW, hefore
j nic.AU.OKIo'.Notnry I'nhllc. NVw York county.
(Slenetl) K. H. lIotOMNI), It.T. M iiitin, S.mi'ki,
llDWUISO, llEMtr I.r.O. UKOIKIE K. C'MAgE,
jj Jases Danicu II. 0. lloaEim.
H" The Oovrrnor mid that hu would pi ve the
diioiimnit lil. nioft enref ill contldci utlnn.
Ka Hell doc'tiinotit 111 this vrsa ever pro
niikil to the Kxectitlve, In ivliom the pur
cloning power Is iepord, tHa'orc. It this
ilocx nut nmko a u.iao for aavintitattuti,
then IIhtc iiin lio no such cn-'etlio liiiani
nation can hunlly concrire of one In
whleh that power ought to be exereUed, if
V Dot ill tll'.a.
There are only two nnirrew to be rnnJe
BM to yucli an appeal.
1 The flrt Is that the juror. nro bribed,
j Thin (iov. IMx ddre not nuiftr or (iiMinci.e
Hj 1 in the imsait our. Thore luvslsners to this
Hj j protest who stand erer.v whit a well beroie
the community as the Oovernor himself.
HV and wlio'c vomelty no man llvlns will
H Imve the liardlliooil to ii'wil or the inrnu-
new to ue3tlon by eovert Insinuation.
H This protest of mmvii Jurors, nude under
Hl l)eitf".t-in;tv uf jin ontji. niav. therefore, '
Hj itfety, no prujirlety, and the (iovernnr
H would not be Justified In reardlui; It
H It U well known and eMnbllehed that two
H j the Jnivw who are now dead the death
Hi of out of whom, fl uiiiuly fellow, Is nU to
H have beeu havtened by rcinorce or uneal-
Hl iii'. about this "oi diet would have joined
Hrj in this protest, had thoy been living.
B'j Vi'eoervothat In liU letter lo Hr.Tvxo,
H Gov. 1I. rtatex that two application fur
Hi commutation in Imhti:ii'i' ett'e lm'il been
1 j lircviously matlu, and that no slateiiieuts
Hj ' front J u ro id ueeouipauied them.
R'j ThLs i 11 very forcible Illustration of the
'IK i"erviiey wjlh whleli everymaminy utter
tlie prayer. " 'itiv 111c from frtenth.'' It
Hljlr peems that the venerable and excellent
Hill Or. Tvnu, tcitionl tic i)i'iicltd;;t: of Fos-
H'Kl' , Tsn'a cointMl, mid tec hare rcaon to tc-
Kj'jll' llerf, ii'liion( tlif UnnrrlcitQC of I'ostkii Mm-
H'lj i relf, (iudcLY(iliiIi without the kmntUthjcuf
Hljif tlie jitinr, had heretofore m.idenppliuatlon
HljU'i forueommutatiou. Hiiweould the Jurorp,
Hj j, who knew nothing of it, have joined In it ?
Hijjl (iov. Dix must tiiul rouio safer xroanil
IhII than this to stand upon. Catizc mi thin
Hill will not conceal a bloody hand.
I'l'lll The Ffoond fp ootid is that cr yxtiir nlll-
Hi I davits or statements lay jurors Impeaching
iJllr 'he venliets they have rendered under the
Hi h reppoualblllty of their oath.', will not be
H i! leeelved by tho courts in support of np
B I j plleatlons for now tiluls. This Is, in fnet,
B j tho ezaet position which lie tukes In his
I letter to I Jr. Tv.vn.
Hut that rule has no proper npplUtitlou
! to this nie, for the re.iou that, in tho first
Lli iluee, this is not nil iipplleiitiou to a Court
I which, we do not deny, uiiKht be bound by
Bjjjlf a tcehuleal, though It were an alxurd
I rule; nor is it an application for 11 new
III I And this brings us to remark that Micro
jjr h:u beeu ti Kieat deal of disi'Uaiou on the
f' fubjeet, tw if it were a petition for a pnr
I'jjl' lion. I'ttnini,: What Is It In renllly? Not
I lb oven, n (Iov. Dr.v hlinelf Imurreotlv
xtHtes It, whether ho "shall lutcrpoae thu
I Jilt Kjcecutlvo authority of the State and com-
IjK mute the penalty of death, which the law
awards for murder, to Imprisonment for
jfljt' That Is not the tpiestion. It Is simply
I l whether the penalty Imposed by law in
I j this State for murder in the second de-
tWt pree, which Is Imprisonment for lifts shall
I U bu iutlleted on IWrcu lutuad of eiecu-
fflfj tlon, which by our statute Is tho punish
UWln , incut exclusively for murder in thu lint
H ! derive. That Is all. And let those who
talk about FnsTiai'd escape, If he bu coui
I III If- muted, tliluk what Imprisonment for life
IjTf' is. Jt into Income cli'llli; daull It Is to bu
j J I thul out forever from all that most men
I ji hold to bo woilli baviiia!. It is a punish
I yp nieiit In preference to which inoro than
ij ft one prisoner, to whom tho option hits beeu
j given, lnu prelerred death on tho gallows.
f: The piliiclpaluml most important dlffei'-
lUlfj rnen between tho two peuiLltlcJ U to tho
Innocent family of tho deceased, to thu do-
fijl1 voted, hcurt-hrokuii wife of tho prUnuur,
Ji I ' who, In thu dcntli of her ugouy, pnij o to
l j thu K.xeeutlvo not for mercv, but for Jus-
l I tlee, and that merely throiish tho mis-
tuUo of a Jury and by tho (lovernor'a
i F tandlue on a technicality, she limy not bo
jTijl prematurely made 11 widow, nml that her
J manly boy of fourteen whom 110 01 hi can
iSlU look upou and not thed 11 tear and bur
ijrl ! tin to youueer children ehall not bo reu-
J -'' riered orphans by tho t-nme nibitrury doe-
Ij ' What Is that nilof It was brought Into
II , iJilstenee by I,ord M tNstlKI.n, In Ihu fuco
U " l u uniform eouiso of deiLslnns, with only
jtj: 1 'o rxci pilous, pit vlously, tlie other way,
3j JrlSi -do not diu that 11 ik tune as de-
elared by (Jov. Dix the law governing
the courts of this Ktnte.
llut the Kxeeutlvo Is not it court. Th
jiowcr of eommutntlou Is not reposed la
courts for the vrrv reason that thev are elr
cuuiK'iilied by rules nnd technicalities, and
thnt therefore they could not exercise It tin
on pure principles of rlfilit nnd equity. It is
Klvcu to thu Kxeeutlvo bcuiuso ho Is un
tniiiunelled by any such arbitrary nnd
Barrow elrclenj because fie can exerelse It
fteconlliip to Justice, and without belli
ftoinid by pretseilenf s mid mere JudlcJitl de
cision", ft Is git-err to him to meet pre
Oiscly such a case 11s the present one; nnd
If It Is not exrrelsett now, we most n-jpect-fully
submit that it Is because It rests lu
hands too iti;cd and too feeble to execute a
function provided by thu Constitution to
meet Just such emergencies.
While we concede that the principle
stated by Gov. 'ix In Ids letter to Dr.
Tvxo Is 11 rule of luw for the povernnieut
of courts nnd of courts only, never of tho
Kxecullve In this State, yet by far tho
ablest opinion ever delivered on this con
tinent, on that question, Is 011 tho opposite
side. Wo refer to the decision of the Su
preme Court of Tennisee, In tho wise of
Knwtx CiiAwronii, convicted of murder at
Kuoxvllle In 1 Wl. to bo found in the second
volume oj Ycrgcr's Kcports. Thu opinion
.luitwui'Mi Ku ...i.t Whvte. but ut
that tfnio the learned nWt U-.t-Catiio.v
was the Chief Justice, nnd hens
well as the other Judfrc concurred In It.
Tho Jury In Ciiawfoiik'h cuse, 111 In ViMu
Tnn'P, ttceompnuletl their verdict of cull'y
with 11 recommendation to ineroy. The
evidence showed that two of tho jurors
had doubts of the pullt of the accused, and
thnt one ol them would not hive agreed
to the veidl. t but for thu ici omiuciulatlnu
to mercy, nnd hi belief that it ould be
The Court made a complete review of '
all thedech-iousou this subject, and uuaii- j
Imously decided to ptiuit a new trial. They
fully lcvosnlil the fact that Lord Ma.vs
ri KM) Introduced u different doctrine lu
Kiiplnnd, but they denied Its reason nnd
Justice. The Court said that the verdict
or the juror who hn'd been misled by the
representation that the recommendation
of the jury to mercy must prevail hud been
"occasioned by misrepresentation nnd
mistake" Kostkii's case precisely, only
that In Fostiui's ense more thnn
one of the jury were misled, Thu
Court made tho point very strongly
that huuiau life was more Important than
property. They said: "A contract pro
cured from an individual by mistake and
misrepresentation will bo set nsldn.
Now, how much moro ought such a
mistake nnd misrepresentation to be a suf
ficient irround for setting nstdo tho
verdict where the-Injury Ls twofold
and may wrongfully deprive a fellow
clflen of his life. Tho only difference
(the principles' itro tho fume in both eaxes)
consist In the greater mlchicf of tho lat
ter, which surely would bo a renson, not
for abridging, but, were 11 necessary (which
It Is not), for extending the principle."
Tho Court then go on to say and every
word of their remarks applies to Kostkk's
case: "The verdict Is radically bad, within
th principle of Hall net. Coxe, 1 Strange,
012, uud ought not to be supported; that
verdict was made by drawing lots.
true, by drawing lots, 11111 a 'ini.tVul' V
means equally exceptionable." One point
put bytlov. Dix h both stated nnd nn
sweredby the Supreme Court of Tennessee
lu the words:
" Mut It is said In the amumcnt the re
ceiving the nflldavlt of jurors is against
public policy; It would expo?" them to
being tampered with, the effect of which
would U numerous applications to cut
aside venliets. Tho like objection applies
to every wltne3 th- possibility of being
practised upon, llut this does not pro
duce the effect; thoiUvugcr U imaginary;
jurors lu general uro above attacks of- this
kind, ami for thu honor ot human uaturu
I think there arc few who would be eapubto
ot making the nttempt.'1
In n leading ease in which the doutriuo
contended for by Gov. Dtx was fully
recognized that ot the Commonwealth
ngt. Drew and Quimby (t Mass. 1L), thu
Court took particular plains to point out
Mich affidavit, by Jurors us a ground for
Executive clemency. Let Gov. Dix not
With outlro deference and with tho
kludeit of feelings we say thnt hu seems
most elearly to have mlsappivhended tho
duties of Ids oftlee. Wo know that he Is a
very old man far past the agonllotted lu
Scripture to man, and far beyond the age
ut which tho Constitution ot New York
IH'imlts 11 Judge to remain on the bench
but his friend say that hu retains ills
faculties. We taku thu liberty pre
suming their representations to be true
to remind him that the State of New
York has greatly and fundamentally
changed the rules of evidence which pre
vailed in barbarous times; that now, us 11
general principle, Interest excludes no
one; that a person licensed of murder
even U permitted to testify in his own
behalf; mid that it will hardly nnswer, on
what some people Would cull U quibble,
uud every oue kuow to bo n technicality,
tn chnko 11 husbaud mid father to death
We aro for Jtiitleo abioluto justice lu
ill times nml all plneos. It doe nuvur eou
slt in strangling a husband and father to
death by no nutbonty but tua verdict of
a Jury agreed upon nnd rendered entirely
It there ls glory lu this, to Gov. Dix bu
We fully concur In theeompllmunt wliloh
onu of our leading contemporaries, tho
Tl 111 c, pay to tho literary style of Gov.
Dix' letter; but we do sincerely think
that the venerable wo trust nut super
annuatedold man, lu thu whole of his
long life, has never done a wiser act
thun It would bo to follow thu exaiuulo ot
tho juiorsiiud uwlililt Kinds 0 Fojteu'ci
Shall Foster be hanged by authority of 11
verdict rendered through u mlstnkc of
jurors, and whleli could not otherwise have
been obtained f
Whouver s.iys that such h tho wish of
the people has no fnlth In the judgment
and consciences of I humane.; uud we du
not believe that fume acquired by Mich
means can bu lasting.
Can (lou approve of 1111 execution on
mere technicality, or thu shuddlni; of blood
by the mistake of a Jury? Will such 11 mis
take, when i-ut f,th by Jurors themselves
under a solemn oath, bo 11 sulllclent Justifi
cation, or oven an exotisu, at thu bar of
thu Intelligent American public, ornt thu
last dread tribunal at which nil must
appear, for a deliberate, cold-blooded exu
cutlouT Guv. Dix himself can have no
doubt thnt blood 1 a hateful kind of red
for a, man to hnvu 011 tils bund. It ho
Dumpies this sworn protest of teven Jinoiu
in tho dost, with military prldo nnd per-
Mnnl hoatcnr, will ho not have that foul
blot stilt remaining on hi palms?
TheConstltutlonal Commission at Albany
has flifihed Its labors. It has proposed a
large mnss of amendments to our present
Constitution, the greater part ot which
nro wlxu nnd ought to bo adopted.
Strltijcent measure nr- -sxl to pre
vent bribery ut ele vldlng
that no person who in any
form, nnd no perio- .s one, shnll
he allowed to vol .so prescribing
the like pennlty ll cii to persons who
bet or offer to bol .1 ahe result of an elec
tion. Ami Inspectors of elections may ad
minister oaths to voters lu order to ascer
tain the fuels of thu case; and if persons
uro lu this summary way found guilty, tho
Legislature, under general laws, muy for
ever deny to them tho right of suffrage.
The Senate and Assembly are to coilslst
of tho same numbers n at present, but
Senators nro to bo elected from only eight
district, each district electing four, und
they are In ns chosen for four years, one
fourth of tho Scnntors going out each
Thu member of the Assembly nro to bo
chosen, us now, by single districts. The
pay of Senators nnd Assemblymen If to be
l,XJ pel jvtti, ttuii 11 Sh..i V11
person holding tin oflloo under the Federal
Government, or under any city govern
ment, Is eligible to n scat In the Legisla
ture, and If n member accept such an
cftlce, It vacates his seat in tho legislature.
Many provisions uro proposed to prevent
abuses In legislation. General laws must
! be enacted to cover largo elosncs of cases,
and special laws to meet ordinary exigen
cies which nmy be covered by general
laws aro prohibited. N'o private, special,
orlocnl bill cini be Introduced at a regular
session of the Legislature nfter sixty days
from the commencement thereof unless by
tho consent of three-fourths of the mem
bers on a en II of tho yeas and nays. Some
thirty or forty subjects nro enumerated
upon which there shall bo no special legis
lation whatever. Among these Is the right
to construct Btreet ruilioadslu any city,
town or village without tho consent of tho
proper authorities thereof.
Safeguards nro recommended 11 gill list
j running the State In debt, nnd levying ex
traordinary t-ixcs, nnd ngnlnst Involving
cities and towns In debt in 11 loose, Irregu
lar, nnd spasmodic manner.
Increased powers nre conferred upon
Hoards of Supervisors for regulntlng the j
nffnlrs of their respective counties, thus '
relieving the Legislature of n. great deal of
buslnesH In regard tolocnlltlejiibout whl-h
it can know but little.
A blow is dealt nt tho ilngrnnt abuse of
voting extra compensation to the officers
of tho legislature, nnd of counties, cities,
villages, und towns. Astringent provision
Is also recommended aguuist paying claim
by Iocjtl municipalities until they hnvu
passed (hu ordeal of Hoards of Audit.
The Governor nnd Lieutenant-Governor
nre to hold office for three year. Tho
salary of thcGovernorls to be f 10,000a yenr.
nnd of the Lieutenant-Governor (1,000.
Tho Comptroller Is to be elected for three
year. The Secretary of State, Attorney- I
General, nnd Stato Engineer, are to be up-
Ot tlleSVliuiV, Mm aru-ir -v-illi lilt. I'tilisellt
during the term of the Governor who up- I
points them. A Superintendent of Stato
lrisons is to bo appointed in tho same
manner and hold ofllce for n like term.
The State Treasurer is to bu chosen by the
Senate nnd Assembly for three yenr.
The office of Canal Commissioner l abol
ished, mid Instead of the three Canal Com
missioners there is to be n Superintendent
of I'ubllo Works, who I to discharge the ,
like duties. Ho is to be appointed by tho ,
Governor uud Senate, ami to hold olllco
while the Oovernor does. The counts enn- I
not w sold or loused. In paoalug upou
eamd clniins the lacgUluturo, Canal Hoard,
nml Cnnal Appraisers must be govenirsl
by the samo rule as to evidence, nmouut .
of damages, and lapse of time, which j
would control In Milts bet ween Individuals. '
This will stop a great leak lu the tretiaury. '
Cities nre to govern themselves. Mayor!
are to be the real bends of their respective
municipalities, nnd not mere figure heads. .
The Mayor is to appoint head of depart-)
incuts with thu consent of tho Uoaid ot .
Aldermen, and may susiicnd or remove '
them from office whenovcr ho sees fit.
Tho Mnyormust bo chosen by the wholo ,
city; Aldermen by districts.
llribery of any ofllcer in the Slate, of
whatever grade, Is to bo a felony, us is also
the attempt to bribe, and both the briber
mid the bribed nre equally guilty, und may
bo sent to the penitentiary. Anybody is
competent to testify In such cases, nnd If
District Attorneys fail to prosecute offend- 1
ers, the Governor may remove such attor
neys from ofllce.
Thcso nre some of the leading pio
vlsion of tho proposed amendments.
Their main defect is that they do not put
:v larger working for 00 011 tho Judicial
bench, and especially in the city of New
To become a part of our organic Inw
thoe amendments must be ratified by the
present Legislature and the next, and then
stand the testof the ballot boxes.
What nil Opportunity He Lost I
Suppose that on the mornlngof Tuesday,
March t, when thu bill Increasing salaries
wus luiiKk'd to President G 11 ant, he had,
instead of signing It, sent II buck to tho
House of llepresentatlve.s with such u mes
tiige ns tho following:
"I rttnm litrct'ltti the till protlillog tor in larrraio
ot tularin without my algnaturr, whlili I lthhol I lor
tlir tullowlui; ri'3)jni t
" I. Thu bill sU c me tis.oro a jnt for the nsit four
year ultliout rrgsril to tlis fiet that wliiu 1 aci-t'pln)
the nomination and flection 1 contracted with the ieo.
plu to perform tlio duties nt the office for ttt.CO) a yusr.
It wouM ue dlalioneit lu me lo ttraw any more by virtus
of a bill paased aa thla ouo haa been, auil I refute lbs
prnil'tr accordingly. Hoaldos, apart from tlila dctiatve
iimiiilcratiou.tliaqurttlonot Inerca.ln the I'rialiltnt'a
alary a not dlaeuated auil decidnl lif tlio peoplu In
Ihe recent cleotlon, and I itu not tuluk that incatcr
of so acrloui a nature ri'tpectlaK tho coiupenrmtloa of
their public servants aliould ever bu paascd nntll they
have had an opportunity of ciprtiitnt their Judfrneut
"II. I alio rtiiapprnrn of (hit bill u'cauta II IncreaMi
the pay of iniuiberaof Connreta fur a period of service
already performed aud already paid for. TM aptieam
tn 1110 to bo amoru llauraiit Invaaltm of popular rluhti
and of tho principle of common lioueity even lhaa
Uiatcluuae lu tho bill which double: till President
Suppose l'resldnnt GnANT had possessed
Intelligence mid honor enough to tend lu
such a mussiigu its this, what ti great man
hu would Iki In tho estimation of (Au peoplu,
and what 11 g.'eat luun hu would lie lu
Our Washington correspondent is inls
liiforiiutd In icKard to thu poaltluii ot Mr. U.
Htuino.'i tn tho Stuto of Alabaniu, Wo tire per
fectly sntlsllotl thnt ho has been H gully upuliited
special uscnV ot tho Bluto hy (Iov. !.itw if, and nro
n. o kutuued if the it'k'ihty of tlio tl.UVXk
bonds entrusted to him for netrotlatlon. Our
correspondent hu misunderstood the cord ot
Mr. BALOkfon that appeared in our column! In
asmuch aa thoy both agree In roirard to) the two
million act of the Court IIouso Legislature, the
latter a-cntleman having expressly stated that bo
portion of tho.to bonds would ever be offered
for negotiation. While Mr. flAiiMoaj'si appoint
ment does not appear to have been nanemlly
known In Montgomery, nevertheless tho state
ments ho haa made In our paper are fully cor
roborated by authenticated documents which
he has submitted to us.
Tho evidences of President Giiaxt'sj re
newed zeal for the reformation of the civil
service continue tn accumulate.
Tlio Jfon. Thomas If. Nr.f.so:r, Minister to
Mexico, one nf the few really ahki men In tho
diplomatic service, and one of the founder of
tho Itcpuhltcan party In the West, has been
removed from office to make room for a cheap
politician from Indiana of tho name of KosTitit.a
person entirely unscipialntcd with the duties
devolving upon him In Ids now position, and
who owes his appointment solely to partisan
services of a questionable character aa chair
man of n ltopuhllRiiti committee Itt the recent
During the Investigation of the case of Cxras
wr.ia, the spurious Senator from Kansas, Mr.
Hikimons, tho l'ostmaitcr of Lawrence, won one
of tlio witnesses agnlnst tho notorious purchaser
of votes who was seeking to dlsgraco his Btnto
by representing her 111 tho Senate. For his
effrontery In testifying against n friend of the
Administration, Mr. Simmons has 1ecn removed
from oflleo and a frlcnil of t'ALDWia.i. nominated
111 IIIA tw
And now from Illinois com.. .,..i,er example
of the way hi which our PiciMent redeems Ids
promises, which Is commended to tho special
attention of those who take delight In talking of
what Is due to the bravo soldiers who fouzht In
thercliolllan. Ono of the oldest citizens In Bt.
Clair county, III., Is Col. It. Wamim.i, who en
tcred the volunteer service lu and alter
fighting brat rly In many dllTcrcnt battles was I
Anally mustered out with his regiment In ISflt.
He fought at Lookout Mountain and Missionary
Itldge, lost his right ann nt Itlnggnld. but very
soon afterward Joined Ills regiment nealn, and
was In all the battle at and near Atlanta. For
his gallant services ho was mule n llrtgaillcr
Ocncr.d, and after tho war he was appointed by
President Lincoln Postmaster at Ilrllevllle, a
position which he has held ever since tn the sat
isfaction of tho community lu which he lives.
He ho a birzo family, and In his disabled condi
tion Ms office afforded htm Ills only moans of
support. For his assistant he had a veteran sol
dier who wm Captain In an Illinois regiment
during the whole of the war. Ho Is s Republi
can In politics, and contributed his tax to tho
GitA.Tr party provlous to the election, but did
not neglect Id bitslnrss tn Interfere In political
affairs. In furtherance of bis purpose to pro
mote civil service reform Oen. Guant, In disre
gard of monster petition, from the citizens of
llellevllle, has deprived this maimed veteran of
his ofllce In order to reward one of the owners
of an ohKiire newspaper In llellevllle for the
partisan services of that sheet during the Presi
dential campaign. Who will dare doubt the sin
cerity of (In ast' professions after this ?
In tho appointment of X. D. St-cnnr as
Postmaster of New Haven President Ohakt
lilts Gen. Jur IIawi.kv a blow across the face,
and gives the straight Kepubllrans of Connecti
cut it kick where It will do the most good.
Till: HALT OF TltK SUM ATE,
.Mr. ttotr Merlnrm that He la aa llnnrat
Ifnn nml llemnnris nn Invrallrntlaa.
Wasiiisotos, March 18. In thu Scuato
to-day Mr. Il.w (I)ein., Mo.) said that during
bis absence yeterday a memorial was presented
from rertaln members of the Missouri legisla
ture asking the fenate to Investleate charges of
Improper means, bribery, ami corruption In the
to retain 1110 v.r.' 1-.1i-.11 it tli. n nrr.iveilctl
elected. In that contest It was alleged money
bad been used, hut at no time was he or Ills dls.
tlngulshetl competitor charged with using
tanner. One man, however, without political
dlattnctlnn hut of l.-uvo fortune, was clmrced
Willi tinting nisdo lip his tiiinil tn buy the seat.
Immediately after his (llogy'a) election a reso
lution was passed by tho IIouso of Itc prcscnta
tlvcs for the npnolntmcnt of a committee of five
to Imptlre whether money was Improperly used
In tho Senatorial el'i tlon. After nearly one
month the committee reported that there was
no evidence dlrrrtlrnr Indirectly tn criminate
tho Senator elect (flopy), and fully exonerated
him. The unmtultteo also found that no mem
ber of the General A-sembly received money
llrertly or Indirectly to Influence his vote. At
bis Instance the committee extended tho In
vestigation, and mado another report reamrmlns
the ant report, and asked to be discharged.
This tnalter It was thought was cnilcd, but It
appeared some 0 f the Itenuhllcan had presented
nineinotl.il to the Hrnate asking for an Investi
gation. This memorial wo In general terms. It
did not say anything could ho proved. This was
it matter of great Importance. Here was a Stato
which had as blight a reenrd and wliose es
cutcheon nus as clear nf stain as nny.otherMatc,
anil therefore h' might well claim as a right due
to himself nnd the itntotlmt the Hen tte nt once
take up the ra.se. If ho hail nn lepiitatlon for
anything above another It was t hut of being nn
honest man, and though hr mlmltted that he
was an trdent politician he hod never lieen
charged with corruption. He did not like to he
held up before tho country as a man who had
obtained his set here by Improper mean. He
could not vote to expel or retain any member of
this body while he himself wss subject to Inves
tigation. 1'ialer these cltcumstanees lie should
suspend Ids functions on alt such questions.
IHacovery ol a Milcndld Harbor near Cnpe
1 Il LokJm iAlU, .VH, JUli h (.
Tho captain of thu Hi itWh bnnitie Ccdt ic,
of Liverpool, which has Just arrived ut Valpa
raiso, reports to tho authorities that he found u
splendid bay, with safe nnchoraxe, In the Island
of Wollaatnu, situate In Int. N".:Cis., and long. 117,
."." W., In the Hermit group of Island, south of
Terra del Puego, !2l miles distant from Cupo
Horn, and protected fiiiia all winds and storm.
Tho icgctatlon Is described 11s miuriilnceiit. The
Indians were docile, and use canoe nf bark
covered with the hide nf the scallnn. The har
bor Is superior even to that of the F.tlkland
The Huult of Kusbtml Forgery Two Men
Arrested on rititlrluu.
London, March 1?. Three shab Itv-dressed
men, who, from their accent, arc believed to be Amer
icans were arrested In Oork thla niurntng while at
tempting to depoilt lt,'(! in a bank in that city. They
aro uppotcd to be the parties who recently committed
the Iniudi on tic lluuk of England.
Itboile Inland llemftcrnlle Neailnntleat.
PuoviliKNUK, March 18. The Democratic Stale
Cuarentlon toslsy nontlLated fur Governor, Charles R(
t'ut'.erol Warren t for I.lenienaiil Onrernor, Samuil ll!
AValt. of fruvlucncoi for becrrlsri of Mate, William
J. .Miller of Urlitol, for Attoinry.f.eiiaral.Oeorge N.
aim of Cut Providence 1 for (leneral Trraaurer, W. P.
Cougdca of ewport.
. Ihu reiolulluiit deuounee the Coocrrsilonal Salary
hill and the Credit slolitheri esprr eruipalliy wttn
the people ef boulaUaa under the rule of tne rederal
KU'lClui, and diiprove of the real estate nnallflca
tlon for naturalised cilneni m this stite.
The I.oaa ut the llrure Irving.
IIOSTON, March 18. There wcro but four per
om 011 hoard (he plajiuio (learner Un.cc lrrlng, which
ii foundered cir llurtury 011 hunday alternonn.
1 biros are the Ceptalu tlleiijainin K.Lowdeu of Nctr
lledfonl), Kdward KldrUlia of Kalrharen, a teaman
hipped In Pottun, and Ihe lloo. Janira Ititrhte nf Ho,
ton. The vessel had Jrat beeu pi.reluaed by (lie .Nou.
auti IteaclK.'ninpaiiy, nf wines. Mr. Itltrhle aa llt.l.
ent. for 3,ue. out was not luinnsi, Vr. lillctile had
madeamttort to tret her Insureil on 8alurUy, but no
one n eiiie.l hit lined to taLc the rltl- He had an lu.
urance ol ,ni) put pu Ins lifc,howctrr.
The .Vloiloo Indian W'nr.
WASlllNOTO.N, Msrch 18. Senrelary Del uio to.
day rccetvd a telrgraui from Ou. (Tanhy, glilnj Infor.
uutlou a lo Ihe rotuliUoa of alTtlrt In tho V.odtxicouu
trr, (Irn. Canhy doea not riespslr r( hrluli t the Mo
doc to lernw wtthont hlotallhed, but has s.i poiti! his
troi'iia a tn preteiit me Inulaua eur-is Irom the Isva
led', aud La Ihtrabr protected t ie settler ag.itl It
danger of rstds. (len. t.atiby also reoort Ihatnnlu
capiuretl tomrt thirty h"tie and mult, tsimprliluy
ueurly nil tho slock ofth vtodocs, Thl was clieeted
witUuut an) tlulencc or contlle(.
riHllafuclory Couilltloii of Freurli Flnituces.
YEHHAll.ia., Muru'.i H. -Tl.o autidiil hiitlget
was pretexted In Ih9 Sallnnal AiieuiM jciterday by
Mr.ljuu Hay, .'Jlnl.tw of 1 iiHiire, It t!ivi n mo.t
frratltylog condition of the piihllo funil. Tiw.el noiv
n tbe Trtainry half thotiiin of tuoney d le to tleriiiaur,
and uo loan wfll hs ripdred to comtdrie the p-ymcnf
of the war ltirieinntty at the date dcalu-uut.'d In the con
ventlcn slimed nn Kimrday tail by U. lldera ud Count
von Arului, III.' Oerinaii AimV sjitor.
An Ohio VI' I. up lliirn'iii't,
Cincinnati, March 18. A largo Cro Is racing hi
the town cl CeutravlUe, (.tllht counlv Ohio, leu
bulldiuca sio inllrtly Ctitrojed, u,id the lire lo mil
b'jrulug. A lildi wind prvvalb, ju-a t.ic cituui aro o
esuaotiid, liviu ll.e.r c tit to ixtitiiUiih th Camta
tl...(Vt'i) Jilllt ir -pul) KillbcutiU.
'Ustakts (FIIovvil"nt IlMth' Thenlre.
Mr. Douclcuult" new tlrnma of Irish life,
a comedy In three nets, entitled " Daddy
O'Dowd," was performctl before n large audi
ence at booth's Theatre on Mondny night, for
th first tims on any state. The author nasi pub
licly bcspoken&favnrnblo Judgment on this his
latest and ho hoped hts best work, but tlio critic,
need bring no charity to Its examination. It will
sustain comparison with a much severer stand
ard than wo are disposed to apply to the modern
drama. It was heartily received, a It deserved
to be. Possibly Mr. rtinjolcnult remembered that
tlio 17th of March wan Ht, Patrick's day when lie
selected tho evening for the production nf tho
play. At all events the occupants of the gallery
did not allow the fact to bo forgotten, but by
their demonstrations added perceptibly to tho
generosity of tho applause, and oerislonatljr as
suaged the demonstrations of grief upon the
stage by copious laughter from tho skies.
In the first net we are Introduced to "The
Llfars," a handsome villa on tho bank nf the
Thames, near London, tenanted by Penu Ifiit
sv'itoTiam, who has Intely gained thu entrcst to
society 11a n successful and wealthy young poet,
aud wnu shares his abode with 7'umft'rceiiiivh, a
good hearted sort of Vtitttr. This scene mnke
up ft brtlllnnt and brightly-colored stag picture.
The out hint bachelor host gives a dinner party
here on the day of thegreat University boat race,
and LtifW (Jttrmfottnr, to whom ho Is deeply nt
tnehed. Is ono of Ids guests. A visit from a
moneylender summon him from Iho tuble to
tho drutvhi'f room. A conversation tnere. In the
prestneo of Jhm (irrrnotinft, revpals 1 Vrrj In his
true character. A poor law student at tho Tem-
riln, ambitious to riso In tho social scale, ho pun
ished a ocm under the name he now hears and
dedicated ll to the woman of noble birth now
potter 111 root, tttiolll tie. hull lt..t.iii.l la loan
beforo he et er dared udtlruss her. Tim imoiii
opened his way into a higher world. Love beck
oned htm on, nnd he throw prudencn and self
respect tothewlnds. The son of MleJ1.1t! (room',
an honest old fisherman of (lulway, he discarded
his father' name, which was his as well, nnd
dashed Into the reckless extravagance In whleli
we find him living. He hat gnlncd ncecss to tho
clrclo In which Liulu firnidolfiie moves, only to
bo wnrnetl by his bill broker thnt mill uwiiKh
him. In default of thernrly payment of twenty
thousand pounds, n sum twenty times larger
than his mentis.
Hero we have already the germ of a dramiitle
vnrlatlnn on the parable of tho prodlgnl son. 7'nm
llrtriui'j'ili. left alone In the drawing-room, Is
horrified at the unexpected nnpenranco of Ml Hntl
orDittfifj U'Diiwil himself, who ban como to Lon
don, Ignorant of his son' erratic course, and
pleased to find htm on such good terms with tho
finality." The nl-fmi iViey greets his father
and his sister Kilty, who aecouip inles the old
man, with much alicctlun. Tho vniitig fellow
nre Just about to gut them kindly out ut tlio
house and bound to JVm's lodging In tho
Temple, whm the party who had been out on
the lawn watching the boat rare make their a
I pearauce. ( lid MiM, who lta regaled himself
I with aronslileruliloiitiHntltyof htssoti scurac,oa,
think they uro all carls ami countesses. An In-
I suffcrable fop called Lord Od.fetr carrlos the
JoRe so fares to proclaim himself an hereditary
prince entitled to wcir Ids hat lu tho presence
of ladles, and suits the nctton to tho word by
putting on that article of nppnrol. Priru, for
so It Is easiest to call him, who has remained un
til now In the background, will not brook this
Insult to his sister, lie proclaims his kinship
beforo tbe astonished guests, and dashes Ot
ffcicV hat to the floor. Tho action I startling,
unexpected, and Intensely dramatic, and is per
haps the must effective Incident In the entire
play. Mr. Iloticlcault's power as an actor Ik
strikingly manifest In the succeeding passage.
Most dramatUts would hnve made the scene
which wo have described the flualo of the act In
which It occurs, and It would be wlso for them
to do so. None hut a finished actor could saf rlr
attempt what he does here. Atntd tho amaze,
ruent of the guests at tho disclosure nf I'rnv''
parentage and true name, and their quite evi
dent repugnance toward the old man, Lnity
ft'irfiufolfnc step forward aud gently asks the
pleasure of his escort to her carriage. As she
takes his arm tho curtain falls on tho first act.
In the mingled gratification, surprise, pride, and
delight depleted In the face, the manner, and
the very bearing of vtii (.Doled at this re
quest, Mr. Ilnuclcaiilt evinces some of the most
stihtlo and refilled qualities belonging to what
Is known as character acting.
Tho farnihouso of the retired fisherman at
Oaltvay Is fhe scene of tho second act. Here we
find the quondam Vr.rj and his faithful Urren
n'lun. who Is by this time In love wltii Kilty
tt'lkitrit, sojourning without fear of London
debts or duns. The household as yet unaware
nf the extent of l'rrctfn misdeeds. LoifjUircriifo
Ibif, who knows all and I madly lu lovowlth
him, comes to (lalwuy accompanied tiy her
cousin, a captain In tho royal nary, aud avows
per willingness to marry tho prodigal despite
Hie liisa(late-mtlrt,ll1!JlLl'lIVll.J").'l't..?n!,e- '
nnd arrives nt the farm just ns the young man I
hearing Ihe nddixv nf a deputation requesting
blm to stand for Parliament. The bill discounter
demands the l'itri H'olslfujinni who has oh.
tallied his money under fulno pretence, lhuuly
O'Doirtf, still Ignorant of the truth, thinks he
refers to O'nf noiiih, hut dismisses nil tho other
from the room mid demands of the broker tho
partloiilats. He soon learn them fully enough.
Ihe manly anguish und Indignation manifested
ly Mr. Ilnticltvault In this Interview, his itsbtike
or the money-getting scoundrel beforo Mm, und
his expression of uitselilsh despair at Its dose,
were admirable, llut even now the crushed
father will nut publicly acknowledge his ton to
be a villain. Heralllng the deputation he de
clines Iho proTcred honor lu his son's behalf,
saving that his boy Is about to go abroad to
watch over and guide u reformed profligate who
baa so utrd the name of Michael O'Doud lu Ism
don as to tiling the family to poverty and ruin.
The money lender departs with the father's
promise of payment.
l'hree rears nro supposed to elapse bclwetn
the second and third aots. We again visit (lal
wuy, this time the streets nf the city 011 a win
ter night, A steamer has Jutt arrived from
America bringing lorn (irtrnmtuh dlrgulscd by
luxuriant whiskers, worth ISOArt, madu from a
Colorado silver mine, and still lu love with
KUtu. Her (Mor father, who sold his farm to
pay his sun's Indebtedness, now Und occupa
tion as a wharf uorter. That aou was last heard
of tn suKTirg of Ihe ship I'raltiu llellc, be
lieved to have been lost on the own of South
Amerlc.t. In fact he ha sated tho vetscl,
whlcn lind been abandoned by a pan of the
crew, and ho arrives at (ialwny on the tamo
evening as J.aity Ottviufollnf, who ts nuxlously
Imping and looking for tidings of his safet).
There la an unexpecte d meeting; a cable tele
gram announces that the New York owners of
the Pralrlo llellc will pay t-lju.OWJ salvage tu tho
heroic sailer who saved tnelrshlp; Uimvmoh,
who has quietly bought tho old farm, reengages
the old sen mil, sends fur Iti!fu (J'iVird, and
to his utter a'unzenieiit Installs lilin as ugiln
proprietor nf the place; und nil ends hnpplly
Nmv weii i not say Pint this drama Is wlndlv
free from shades of Improbability, but us played
nt Him th's Theatre It Is singularly fresh, uncon
ventional nnd cliJahlo, Tho characters me
tienrlr defined, and with one or two eiceislon
ure extremely lifelike. The dialogue ! spirited
and not WHtitlnn In point. We have nlrendy re
ferred to particular portions of Mr. Iloiielcault'a
performance. A a whole It Is a winning linpi r
sonntlou of an IrUhmatl. who, thouch hu can
neither read nor write. Is still In the highest
sense a gentleman. How mniiy such elinincters
there exlat In fnet we have no means of kiion ing ;
hut we are confident that they must bo more
numerous, is we ate Mile they lire more engag
ing than the prclotjpca In real life of tho tra
ditional stogo Irishman.
Tho suport was rather better thnn the averago
at this theatre, and the characters were dla
tiibtlted with Judgment. Mr. Hubert Pittemitu,
as 7'nm liirrnmiuli, exhibited a very commenda
ble degree of talent. He should entirely lefruln,
however, from Indulgence In (hose essoutlallv
lar.'lcal glaring glances which werevvcll enough
In n lute-comedy part, such as he assumed 111
'The TU'ket-ot-lA'inc Man." hut are quite Inap
propriate here, where he plays a more gentle
manly ruff. Mr. Joseph Wheeloek, as J'lCq
irnrjfiiufldiH, ha 11 part abeut commenniratu
with his abilities. Miss Mary Young also de
serves mention for the natural and refined man
ner which characterizes her uctlng as A'(f(y
On the opening night the play ended by l(KK)
n'cloi k, thus eiu.hllng the audience to spend an
eteiiing of rational rnloyment and return homo
at a seasonable hour. ruch an ovi nt ought uot
to be rare enough to merit notice, hut It Is.
Filth Avenue Theiiltt Itet Ivul of "New
" Now Year's Kve; or, False Slntine,'' by
Mr. Frank Muishull, uu Fngllsh playwright, wn
one nf the most successful London comedies of
last yenr. It was originally brought out In this
country by Mr, Augustln Daly ut the Fifth Ave
nuo Theatre, and wo the lost play ever per
furnied there, having been given at the matlnAe
on the day of tho tire. Last night It "lis repro
duced at Mr. Daly's tiewtlioatro In Hrtiadwuy,
vtitli the same utlors In the prlmiHtl units.
The play bit it good Idea as Its foubdutlou, hut
Its ilelucts a well its Its merits uro more clearly
discerned on seeing It for the second time,
Probal llltv I treated with tho gP'Meit Indiffer
ence In nt last two Inst Hires. ,iii(iifiilf 11 finds
slrniigo ting oil her linger, which she fails tu
ri 1 o,rulzo .is ion! IViUton'r, though It Is of port..
ll.ird'iaigu mid that gentleman has rcps.iiedly
worn It In her prescnw f ir lunir.v und In ttrs to
gether. Again, (.mil. Jfmvfffui, tillar grossly In
Milllug ( (ii'i'U by ihiiiAlhg a gl iskoI wine 1 1 his
fuse. Is pci.nitUil to itiuulu In tin. I. itn lu, h
bM.fui v house -0 long us he at.'A Ct.ili-'t.at if
being rudely llir.n out of dirra by the font
man. n heilesotved
Mr. (leorvo I'tarUn's V,or,l fl'oit D the moat
pixlscwnrtliy uSoit etei 111111I0 oj this ,icl,.r. In
the bridge cciir, lenveM r, lie l uiis vlviudty und
spllit. Hero he Is aiipnoieil to i.UIid forth In
hi true colors; but u hero until tmver take tr
his Joekel so alnvvlv .vhlle thu glil he loved wus
droniilnsr beforo 1 Is rj' ejes. If a Utile more
llfo were throwulnin hl'!iii"dnittllnipcroit
litiiill would he vastly Improved tilt I -bv.
Some ol Hit weiitrv weu liner li.un t L at ut the
eld h iiii' and tho pl..y tv.is lu utn-yi" e tl jo
V7t.il lltst.iUd it w .it) XI r t hit u.ht 1 uU
a BTmiv i.Ait wtwnixa.
A Itemanlte Old Lnniitte-Oiie Young Woman
Itrfuae trrltlnrrr III111-Iter Little Sister
J11111RS nt Iho Chituce.
Correspoadenee of The Run,
PoTTnusvil.tx, N. J., March 17. This
quiet little village was raccntly lha sceno of a
romantic wedding, the dramatic elements of
which were such as to throw the easy-going vil
lager Into a state ol excitement that baa never
lieen known hero before. Tho heroine of the
tale la amis of 1ft, and at the time ot tno wed
ding she was a school glrl.w earing short clothes,
''ho hero Is an old man of (IS, formerly an Inmate
of n lunatic asylum. Tho story ot their brief
courtship and unfortunately hurried marriage Is
as follows t
Ileekman liegeman Is a former residing hero.
Ho has two daughters, the eldest 10 years of age,
nnd the youngest, Catharine, Jttat turning tV
Iloth the girl nro pretty and of pleasing man
ners. Tho eldest has had many suitors nmong
the young men of tlio village. Tho father Is
what Is known hero a well off. He owns a llttlo
farm nnd produces from the soli enough to make
u comfortable! living. Tno neighbors, however,
surthathe Is extremely sclMsh and grasping;
willing to sacrifice anything for money.
AN OLU LUNATIC.
Asbury Farley owns a farm In flcrmantown,
four mites from Pottcrsvllle. It Is it valuable
farm, tint has never been made to yield Its ut
most, Mr. Farley taking no iwtrtlcitlnr pallia to
rtiltlvnte the land. The house Is old and very
poorly furnished, and has beau used an the
home of the old man at different times for about
thirty years, Holswoll known in this region.
Some twontv-tlve year ago ho was practising aa
an herb doetortand he gained somo notoriety
by his attempts to Induce tho Legislature to
pars a law giving to herb dotcor Hie right to
practise In New Jersey without a license. He
n - u-nnm nn " Hark" Farley, lived alone,
and wo very ecoentno in nm
At 0110 time ho Imagined thnt ha had been bit
ten by a mad dog, and locked himself up In his
room, prophesying that at tho end of the conven
tional nlnu day he would froth at the mouth
and bite people generally. True to hi prophe
cy, ho was attacked, as he supposed, by hydro
phobia. The llnv. Charles Wolvertou, a Metho
dist cxhorter. visited him nt this time, and tried
toexorrlso tho devil. He told l'nrleythat he
must have faith In tho Lord. Farley begged him
to go attav. 11 he wns liable tu baton tilling Ut
nt any moment. "Tho Lord will protect me,"
said Mr. Wolvertou. and he knelt down to pray.
He hnd Just began til exhortation when Farley
sprung upon blm. The affrighted inlntaler
wrenched himself away and started forthedoor.
Farley, frothing and furious, followed. Down
the still m they ra:etl pell-mell, anil ut tho outer
door 1 '111 Icy caught tlio minister by his coot-tail.
'J ho reverend gentleman tugged and the tall
?nre way. Then Farley, waving this In triumph,
ollowed til running victim Into tho yard.
Hern he was secured by four men aud taken
hack to his mom, Mr. Wolvert m going on Ills
way rejoicing, minus his co.d-tnll and a lutt.
I tell this llttlo story aliuply to shotv the na
ture of the man Farley. Tho neighbors nil say
that tho dog which bit h Itu was not mad, nnd
that the hvdmphohln was I man nary. Home
years niter tills ho was sent hy his friends to the
Htnte Lunatic Asylum In Trenton, nml a Mr.
Yanderbclg was appointed guardian over Ills
1 proerty. Here he remained somo trro years
und n half. Since then he has alternated In Ma
dwellings between (lennantown and Oneida,
New York, where he owns a farm.
TUB OI.U MAN WANTS TO Jt.tttKV.
Lately Mr. Farley, who Is now sixty-five years
old nnd n strong, ixiwerf ul man, took It Into hi
head that he needed a wife. As soon as he made
this discovery he set about supplytnglthe want,
lie tins proposed to several young ladles In Gor
manlnwn and Pottersville, and been rejected,
although he possessed ronslderablo property
and $11,(00111 money. Thlsll,(ui he seems to
I have openly bid for a wife " to take care of his
farm," as he said. He seems tn hare eared but
little who the woman was, so long as she could
be Induced to marry him.
At length he became acquainted with the
llegemans. nnd soon after proposed to tne eldor
daughter. She was averso tu the match, and
apparently despised the man. but herfathcr.lt
Is said, persuaded her to accept blm. He prom
ised. In return for the daughter' hand, to settle
the (ll.mi nn her Immediately on the consum
mation nf the marriage. Tbe day was appoint
ed, nnd Farley wns In ecstatic. Ills Joy, how
ever, was short-lived, ns a week before the
appointed day the young lad) leconsldrred her
determination aud poiltlvcl) refuted to become
a roorasu nturjM.Y.
Then there was n scene between father and
daughter. Mutual recrimination were passed,
and In the midst ot the hubbub, little Catharine
Jumped up and offered to marry Mr. Farley If he
would settle the fKMiO on her. glvo her a pony
phaeton, and refurnish the old home on the
farm In (lermantown. Whether this offer was
WtH'SiAVjacV.1 OC.I'l.VWl'Ml .ll Impossible to
nml jumped for his school girl prize. I
This tune tho inarrlngn was cnnsiimmvted.
The iter. Vernon 11. Carroll, pastor of the Dutch
Iteformed Church In I'nttrrsville, was engaged
tn Perform tlio ceremony He argued with the
girl und with the family, triug tu dlaudo
tlietn front taking the fatal step, but Cittharliio
pmteMed that sho wns perfectly willing to
marry Fwley, and the clergyman wn finally pro
vailed 011 tn tie the gnrdlanktint. This was done
In the house of Mr. Heccman early In February,
nr.i r.NTiMi tub u Min t tx.
lint Ihe tribulations of Mr. Farley did not end
litre. Nn sooner had tho ceremony been per
formed than Catharine became frightened. She
turned tn the minister and demanded that he
should untie tho marriage knot. Ho told her
the step she had taken was Irrevocable. Then
there was another scene. Tho poor girl cried
nnd wrung her hands. The father stamped and
stormed. Farley tried to console ht wite, tint
she put hltn from her and refused tn look nt
him. She declared alio would never live with
him, and the result was. Farley went back to hi
farm In Oneida, and Catharine remained with
Two weeks ago Fariey returned to Potters
ville. Catharine hud become somewhat resigned
to her futo by this 'ltne, and was persuaded by
her father to go nnd meet him nt (lermantown,
A recotuilllailon was probable, hut when the
subject of housekeeping was broached, Farley
positively refused to refurnish hi hoeso ac
cording to the agreement lieforo the marriage.
This caused another separation, Catharine de
claring that she rrniild nut live In the old
house unless It wits fitrnlsnctl according to her
taste. It ls rumored now thnt Farley will lako :
legal measures to compel hi wife to live with j
him. It ls proving a two months' wonder tn the
gnaslps of Pnttersvllle. The general sentiment
here is against Farley and th parents of tho
girl, who, It Is nlleged, deliberately sold a mere
child for money.
Clnlil'a S'etv hernial) -A Hud Appointment.
I'.l'l I t.'.f -VflC l'e I ; ''.
It is tlllllcult to umlei'slntid on what
grounds the new Seeretart of tho Treasury was
chi-.cn by Ihe President, or the cholco approvod
by the Senate. The position to which ho Is pro
moted Is one of great n spotil' lll'y. Cutler the
Interpretation made by Mr. iloutwell, and us
tallied by Mr. Klchnrdsoii, It powers aro unpre
cedented. They exceed llpe-e nf any other
ofllcer of the (Internment, and upproaeh those
of thu law.muklng body Itself, lor Congress
nlone could do what Mr. Ill iiurdson claims ho
can do on hl own motion add, at one stroke.
forty millions to the currency of the country. 1
No apcelal qualifications on the patt ot the new .
Se:rtary, enabling blm to exercise any such
discretion, nre known tn thu country. A for the
Senato, Its ablest committee, led by Mr. Sher
man, one of Itsaldest members, denounced the
pretension of Messrs. Iloutwell and Itlchardsmi
us without warrant In luw, and monstrous In
llsslf. Such 11 condemnation Is n curious nre
lude to the Senate's confirmation of Mr. Itlrh
nrdson' appointment. Ills unfortunately true
that the Itepiibllrnn puity. In the recent session,
wus not greatly strengthened by Its representa
tive In Congress. It may be questioned If the
ei.ur.e nf the Administration Itself was a source
of unmixed udviiutagc.
Grant font Third Term. I
oi ( UcTiHrl,
What chntioc have the Demnerute or any
coalition to elect a President la 18:uV What (s
to p event Gen. Grant being elected for n third
term. True, It may bo said that would be un
precedented. Hut let us consider how flutter
lint It mild bn t n the ambition of nnv innii to
be chixen Preaideiit three ttmei by Hie Ameri
can people? Can we suppose that (!en, Grunt
would not bn gratlllrd to have an honor
conferred upon him that no other mull ever
had ?- lo be honored n Winliliigtou. Jrlferson,
Madison, Monroe, .lurksou or tiny other Presi
dent was nctct- honored ?
John V, Noel In be Itclci-ed After eMily
l.lulil Monti. a' I'mpiiaiiniiiriii.
Tin .".ton. March IK. The Chancellor and Vlcc
Chaacellor lute signed an order for Ihe Immediate
release of dohn V. Noel finm conSnerc.ent hi Ihe Cam.
leu Jail, y. here lie La Peru rlnce the llrat day of August
last i.u'hra tvrlt of emu. The u tie of Noel had
filed a bill of ult on e, sad Noel 1' !) sway 1.1 child
ti, ( unsdH, and wsa Imiirimne 1 on t ie plea tint he tm
ni'iitu lo leave the Stat" of New .letter. The divoie-
suit vt ill bo araiied by James Vtllton, lor c.iuipltlnsul,
al.tlJsl.lesM stovel.fol deft udnnt.uu the lit of Ari II.
tu 'I'rrnli'i'. The caie will p-cenl nsnv novel featurea
of law aud tact. A neteeiite who it ch.traeii with
iiilHunlu." UtliiiH'U; tu pruti the nit of aduhtri Mil
ilgm' tu Hie cue.
A 31 nider In 11 Hull Itoniii,
CuiCAuo, .'lai eh 1". A gi'ic: of drunk!) IrMi
iaea Ineudrdu (.crami ball m-in in foulli llal.t.-ad
strettnt n 11 early hour thl- 11101. dnT, and beejiite In
volttd hi light. AP'trt t.nt.t wu In 1.1 by three lrMi
11.L11 whlls l.iuo lla'.ii" drct a Luife rn 1 cut his thru it
!,. a .ir t it. Hah t mid LIh cu- irules were teemed,
ll ic.iii Haley w.i ihu first kaiiulted.
Oejusltlnii In Citsej'H Cnnfli innlloii.
W imt.viroN, Muw'i ls.-Col. Casey's coidlm
til 1 n- ( 1 'It c!or o( New Orients la larneilly inijiotid.
r . tu- tti Is agamn hln iit "r he m 1 I .0
1 I'lT'ttHII ll. -Mat. Of i it ll I. 1.1. . . .,1 illtll till,'1 Ol j
I tU-ICHwJ ..IIII L la.. t e UK w ' ' ' h.. I
1111: vovsruitruiT ihii.hoad
stock i.y wam. srnni.r.
Mr. Oildle' CllalblcCiisli Partner Auxlonaty
Looked for-A Wealthy Man I s Tow 11 Sua,
pertrit In be Ihe Ortalnnt or of Ihe rsivlmlle,
nml Wnlrlied by Deteetlvc.
Yesterday numerous visitors called on
Mr.Johu W.Oddle.of the firm of Ddille & Ans-
tin, who returned from Ids Iiunttnt rxeursUn
the previous evening. Tho antecedents of Aus.
tin, ami tho relations existing between him and
1 Mr. Oddle wero Inquired Into. A jretitleman who
accompanied Mr. Oddlo to his ofllce yesterday 1
morning told a SUN reporter that Mr. Oddlo did
seem to realize hi unfortunate position until
somo moments after he entered lit offlco. Mr, '
Oddlo looked around and seemed stunned. 11
entered his private oftTcti and wept bitterly. II
soon recovered his composure, nnd court county
answered the many qtiustlons asked hy the
numerous visitors. Karly In tlio day ho called
at. the Continental Hank, at Mr. Murray's ofllce,
and on various parties who had beeu swindled
by Ids late parti. or. Soon uftrr tho opening (
tho Btnck lUchange Mr. Oddlo appeared beforo
Mr. Edward King, the President, and they hekl
a prtrata consultation.
Late lu the afternoon a BUM reporter met Mr.
Oddle and learned tho particulars nf his iisxocla
tlon with Austin- Mr. Oddlo said that last Dc.
ccmber Ids brother advertised for a partner, and
received three applications, James S. Austla
being one of the three. Mr. Orvillo Oddlo find,
Arsnx was iitnnr.T nrxntfMt'.'WKtf
by three responsible persons, refcn ul him to
Mr. John W. Oddle his brother, knowlnz that
110 sii, ,i 1 .. - ..in, aomo.ea.b ennltal.
Mr. Oddlo and Austin arrang u 1 ir nn cipiu
partnenhlp, Austin agreeing to furnish tj,iii,
considering Mr. Oddl ' seat in tlio Block Kx
ehaiwe. and hi experience an cqiiltaleut for
that iiinount. Mr. Oddle said that he never
noticed nnythltiz wrong about Austin, and had
no suspicions thnt ho would do 11 menu net when
he left hltn Inst Thursday. Mr. Oddlo svys that
hit only creditors, for large amounts, nro tltosa
made such by the swindling acts of Austin,
namely, the Continental Hank, 3UM; Mr. John
11. Murray. ll .V; ami Mr. II. A. Ilostwlek, t;e,
.Mr Koatwick holds one of tlio uncettlfled checks.
Mr. Oddlo n a that only ouo ot there crcdltort
has taken uetlou agalntl him. The Continental
Dank lias sued out an attachment against tils
seat In tho Hoard, In tho hope of regainings
part of their lotis through the sale of tint seat,
which h:ta a market vnluo of ,non. Mr. Oddl
only wants a llttlo time, and thinks that he cin
1AY llr TIIH K.NTtKE AUODNT
claimed within a ) ear. It Isthecenor 1 Imprev
shin among the brokers that If Mr. Oddll Is not
pushed to tho wall no one will lousn by Ail'tln'i
swindle. Mr, F.dward King, tho l'reseent nt
the Stock Hxrhange, hn rhnrgo of the Inve-ri-Buttons,
and Mr, Oddll hopes that he will not be
suspended from the hoard.
Mr. Hrandon told the 8t?N reporter that no no
tion had been taken by the Ooveriihi'1 1 ' uiiinll
tee of the Stock Kxchange regarding Mr. Oddll,
and no meeting was called veaterdnr. Mr. lywta,
tho transfer agent of tho Toledo, Wabash and
Wsstem Itatlroad Company, lias seen 110 more
of the county certificates. Mr. Timpaon, lha
cashier of the Continental Hank, said that ail
they were looking after now was Austin,
The Htr.t reporter called on .Mr. John II. Mus
ray, who first discovered Ibe counterfeit eertls.
eates of the Fort Wayne stock. Mr. Murray e.M
that somebody called his attention to the aru
clo In Tin: Sew of Monday, and as soon as be
gut down town he took his stock to tun office ot
Messrs. V D. Itandnlph Co. Mr. Itandolpb.
was out, but his clerk told Mr. Murray that the
firm's Indorsement on the Fort Wayne lertlft
HOT Mil. HANDOU'II'S flia.VATttlir
Mr. Murray then went to the banking house of
Messrs. Wlnslow, Lanier & Co- thu transfer
agents of tho stock, and asked Mr. Lanier
whether the signature of their Ann was genuln.
At first Mr. Lanier aald it was, hut otter examin
ing It with his partner, whoso signature It rep.
resented, he pronounced It the best executed
forgery that be hail over seen. Mr. Lnnler then
referred to the register of the stock and told Mr.
Murray that the genuine certificate bearing ui
same number (US) as tho counterfeit, was made
nut In the name ot W. II. Dlnsmore, President at
the Adams Kinross Company. Mr. Murray sail
that on Monday Dotocllvo Sampson told hla
that he had discovered the residence of tho maa
who had originated the forgeries, und that he
was a wealthy gentleman lit Mix up town. Tht
detertlvo ald that h had aumcbody watchloj
tho house, and that he Is suro to capture tne
Tub Bun reportor called on Messrs. Wlnslo.
Lanier ti Co., tho transfer ugont of tho Fort
think any moro Wounf Wflf.U'L Jlml only two,
Mt. I.anlcr says that If they aro not couittorfeTT
certificate some one
MUST IIAVB RTOI.KN Tltr.tl
either from the book kept In tho West or clw
from the printing office. He say he think that
they must bo counterfeits, as thu number 03
each aro duplicates ot the gonulno certiorate!.
He said that tho most singular feat urn of th
forgery ls that the operator used the most quits,
stock on the market at thl time, its there bad
been lower sales of theso two atocka lately thu
of any other. A they wero lithographed, the
were easier to eonterfelt than If printed from
stool plates. Other members of tho firm told
Tlir. Bun reporter that they think that this
swindle has been set afloat by the saiiu persons
who six years ago created au excitement on the
street by raising the amounts on stock certio
rates, and under the name of White k Co. circu
t2U0,000 WOltTII OT THIS KAISKIl STOCK.
The SfN reporter alaoealled upon Mr. Ilrnrv
Selbert who printed tho Fort Wn no and Wa
hnh certiorate. Mr. Slobert said that It was
Impossible for any to steal a rertUlc.ile from Ids
ofllce, as the certificates which they had on
bund were punched, and all others were care
fully accounted for to tho proirr persons. The
reporter next waited on Mr. Dlnsmore. Nr.
Murray had compared 1st counterfoil with Mr.
Dlnsmore' genuine certltlrate, nnd the size, thl
reading, aud tho vignettes were exactly alika.
There was a slight deviation In thu location of
the Imprint of tlm lithographer. On tho coun
terfeit It vvc printed neurcr tho lower right
baud corner than 011 any of the geiiulno cortlS
eate. Mr. Dliismurc oiftfred Mr. Murray cimso
Inllon by saying that any ono would havo leea
deceived by them ; thou turning to Mr. liner,
tbe Superliileudunt of Adam Hxprcs Com
pany, Mr. Dlnsmore said: "Juhiil look Here I
We shall bo drefful busy looking after our
stocks," and Jumped over thu Iron feme fntt
Nl VII HAMS.
Kansas lawyer are lined tor ptofanitT
ann contempt of court when they ucdirt.ite lo qut
Latin to the Judge.
Tti rcvcligo himself on his wife, 11 Mon
treal nun tmit.la'td a cjatly monument the had erttlsf
over In r flrtt Ini'b'ind. '
A Cincinnati paper says: "St. Iiiili
golcg 10 build a inorRiie, tu gel 1 itt of fou.c of ttiei
at rt client 0.1 Its aldevalLs."
A man at Grand ltttpliN, Midi.. hiUl)
p.ddforou axe which he itolc twtntyvc r ago H
conscience w-a tlnw but sure.
Thu member of a funeral pioce"!""
In rarnilnslon, Mr., (topped lo put out a lire, and at
solemnly rontlaned oa their war.
Mb Jeituiu lb-own of Wisconsin
received f ty yard of watered silk. 11 1 ft ird fur n'
Ing three men tnnn a watery grat e
All Omaha paper, without Intending!
beperaiua), lutluuate that If the Omnia '"""""""I'
would realn,"uiany person would h i P Minis'"
about their money letters,"
A Kentucky paper coutiilm- a report n
a recent w eddlng, In which the bride not I""'
Urly handsome, but her flher threw imetsn mul!
aud the Uuiband a satlincd."
The peifoiinanco of the "Grande IK-
chen'j" at fliiiyaiitill, Ecuador, was i.n.usiii
ai rupt dure bv the Ma or, w ho ilet lared 11 1" be 'I'""
ou 10 the moral of the community. i
A Counectlciit youth. h i-cad In t
llvrtford paper of the laige cleru 1 f ' ''inplej
one of the Insurance companies, calh d at II" "m"'
oilier il) wlthayouug lady and pollMj aak.dloM
one of Ihe clergymen inarr) them.
-Tlio itbfoiptlou of small lunn c ,
largo ones 1 going on al a rapid rule h' ""H''""! ""
Ky. One man h hought farms on nr'i lite I
fiiirf.uiilllf,coiulillngof one l.iiudre.l ao.l ii
per..pi'., ncsrlr evei j one of whom ,1 it 1
-it l claimed that T3 per mil- 1111 '
land In the statu of llhuola la wlllih. M ' "' ""' '
wii)s In aetml osr.ition,-.'l'J r a beisi-fltcandteniiill-s,
( per cent. lb !'" ' i
teen lull.'., and I', per icul. lie hit" (""
twenty iidlis. .
-Ait Ohio mint attached 11 nicl'ii !",
eSile'sliet'(Jhdsethlllialirierl) wl!liii'-l ""'T,
on WjsiiI la-toj's llillidar. io di !' ' 1,r,l(
Mrdiinletdcieoiil 01 a Iirnier'a 'I' " "
brief esre-rt, it pmnnlalo i.ty brought 1 una"-'
tlisrge of bullish, t. j ,
-The Hot. Gcoiye C lb """"j j
lc I" Ihe 1,,,111-vllle iwaroi-" ' 1 "'"".ffU
1:101 rrm.irkil'le men of Ihe ape. II ' ' "''"11
Iwico u , or he ttiirl .t r.eT sn d I ' " ,rj
apuh. At 1 .mil aa the liter pr be 11 1 '1 W ' "fnJ
to bt. I out ii. 1 ii.i'il.!!at! and ' " ' eB
en-nf ihedi.l) ...tier Ihere. And ' ' ' ' '"' J,W
pi 'j en 1, p ir 1 1-1 ll' ' el " " ' ''
Ii..j ,.'..'.' 1 !