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TKK11H OKTIIK HAI1A HOl.l.KTIN
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adVatICO ' JV
t)co month, by mail Tr. '
Hire months " f?
Mix months. ,j
On year ln "
mitts or wieKKf.v tnrr.t.iiriw.
Ono Year I"
six .Month 7:'
Three Mnrillii W
Invariably In advsm .
Itrmllnc mnltrr on ewrjr tai.
THE DISTRICT KING.
A TKJjIi-TAIji: UHKC1C ROOK CO.V
FOUNDS Til K DISTRICT
THKCOOKKS, GKNKHAl, 1J.UJ
COCK AND OTIUSNS DKKP
TUB RING MEM MRUS QUIT ULUS
TMUNG AND ARK (J R It AT
Special lu tbo Times.
A AsiUNdTON, April tt The mot iim7.
in" evidence vet produced against tlio
.;. tr ot authorities, Ht nnd present, vr.ts
that which was jirosiinlcd lor tho consul-i-ralkn
of tlio invoitiirntitiK cominitteo to
day by witnesses summoned by thn mo
in 'tmliiU. Govnrnor Shepherd, bin at
t rroyi anil tho numerous retainor nud
hangers on of tbo local government who
cangregate about tho commiltoo room each
dav, worn completely takon by surprise,
ami in tbeir ablution counsel lor tho dis
tn. t mndo hdmi--i 'ti which mcy result
m-stdtstitrouilv to their case.
rf'iMUnl Strong, tbo contractor, who was
f l by Stephens to Interview tho momnr
iltT.t.s" semi wotiVn ago. and tn betray
t'.otntf possible, into tbo hnndsof bis em
pit yum, wus again put on tho stand this
1 loiniac nnd madn to produce hi chork
bcok. Tho objoct ol ooinpelllng tho wit-
lif i to bring in hh fcls hook was to
sh w tbat he hdd J nid money to VlllUm
A Ciok,nttorny for tho diurlot. Whon
prfriom'v in'.crrouiited, Htroni; prevarl-cn-.
AVhen prpod for an nnswer ro
purdttif; hU trnnRr.tion with Cool:, the
tr adaption of tin rh-nd; bfok to-dny, and
fin nxhtninatinn of tho t,ibo, trvd to
rofrosh hi tnomory to nn estmordinary
It not only dicHd tlio fact thnt ho
had pnid Co"!c mvnrnl funis of monoy,
but .IikIro Wil?on, vvhllo turning oror
tbo lcavoj, diicovorcd Hint Stron-- bud nlo
libnrnlly contributed to Iha liink f.ccount
of Gonural llaboook'B otiKinoer, Coionid
Sand. Tliialart tintiird KutitbiuiHTi Hindu
tho inpnurnmnt of tho iniprovonionts
nrounil tlio r Btroot circio, wnicli imprc vp
imitits wero condriicted by Mr Con
tractor Stronc Th- rnrasuromont it has
boon nicortainod U Kroat'y in oscumi of
tbo amount of worl: ftCtually porformcJ
nnd ronetitutoA ono of tho chitrco of
fraud mnJo r.atnit tbo district gororn-
y i ho itlllin.
Rut for tho fact that rovnral flipoto have
lioon torn from tho ohock btMi);, it i.i not
unlikoly sevonl nuro rocsiptH of M'r.
Strong's bounty would ht.vo boon un
oitrtbod. MOUK TO-MOIiUuW.
Vltnfr, hltor tolling if hii otl'orl to
Hot Into tho conllJenro of Colurnbuv Ab'X.
nndor and othr iiii)inoriliitf, f.ir tho pur
poo of ascertaining their intontioin and
thin botrayini; tbom, was diiiniMotl and
orJoro.l to roturn to-morrow morning,
and brin with him all )iU bookf or.n
tainlni; any I'videticea of bin tonnprlion
with tho board of public workt.
Oil, Ilo! OK.SEP.AI, I1A1IC0CK.
Mr. Soiivorancu, an onRinnor of forty
yoira' etandini;, who hm boon lnukliu;
muaaurinent and calculation for tbo inn
morialUW, tcttiUod that Uuuoral llabconk
had doublud tho iitontiirnmnt of tho road
way around KiwIiiM Fipinro, and cbiirod
tho Kovurnmunt for iiki twluo thn amount
ot work that had boon dono thorciri.
BE.VATOIt bTBWAltT 1:'L'1TKI.
ln oroifc-oxarainint: thin witnoaj, ,'Jonutor
Stewart brcao millo oxcitcd and tnado u
muft lamontabln display of bis ignorunco
of tho plalnoJt nilim I'or'o.tlculatliii; inoae
uromcnte. VOWt.KIt ASII HIIKl'll(l;II.
Mr. T. T. l'owhr, tho wilnms hotwoon
whom and Governor thi'phord thoro rx
llii a dill'Hrcncu of opinion conperr.ini; tlio
lattcr'd oonno' tlon with n paving i;.ni
pany, wm rucailed lliU afternoon mi I al
lowfcj to txirrcct hia tri timnny ol th" day
biifon-. Ho stated tbnt.thn alicgod Inter
view between himself and tbo Rovrnnr
o'-currod in Auu, lTO, and not in it-71,
in ho hid tei-tlflucl on Vdnoday. Vitli
that exception bo maintained tlio luuh
Julneof tho rom-inilur of hie owduueo.
VjHK IIAIID KN0CKHV0f.TItKll.lAr.il.
Following ldni canni William K. Knvx.
llu I a contrac t clerk of the boaM ol j-n tj
llr worLr, and but hold tlio poniti'iii unco
January 1, 1872. Tho object of bringing
lorwanl thla wltuenj was to provo tlio al
leationa in tholim cbsro of tlio mur.-i.
ruli.th, vvhich l that tho Urtud of puMio
worka had not complied with tho law in
tho execution of contracts, and riotwiih.
staii lint; tho painful squitmlnu; and pro.
Varlcatiou ot tbo v.ldifiM, ho was imii-
pifllea to uama all tbat wti ch-rij
uKaltut tho board; but bo went furtlo r,
and told of thlnu that w. re not drunnt
of by the inemorialiits ami was sustained
by Governor Shepherd and Colonel liar.
rinpton, wno, discovering tbo wrot'lod
condition into which tho wftnosi l.ml
twisted hlintelf, boldly ucknowledgod all
ho had sworn to.
Mr. Knox KilmUled thnt contrac tura
veroiot oompollol to kii;n thoir oontratU
and perfect their bonds, in many iiutu .'
until aftor tbo worl: was done; tlia. tby
received th'ir pay whilo their cotr u
and bunds were in irnperfeet klipu; that
tho contractu entered into in IhVJ, a,ru n.it
perfected in a (jreat many cumi. until 18 I;
tbat thirty or forty contract had Utn
nerfucled dluce tho invv.ti!ation In i I...-
Kun, and finally, to cap ail, ho woro ii.hi
ho himself had carried rover! contrauU
to Henry D. Cooko vithln a few weeKs,
anil naa tuai i:nn;iwnon Hfjn tliem asjrov.
crnor of the district, and thU notwitb
standing llonry D, Cooke was euccoodr.
as governor by Alexandr II. bhepherd
over four months ago.
TIIK KVANM COtrniACTI!.
IVitnois nleo Hilcnltto..! that no bonds
woro evor Httachod to tho niimborlen
contracts hold by 0. R. Ken, but .
plained tbat tho bonds with Mrs. C. K.
Jivans as euroty, went In tbo olllc of
Win. A. Cooke, attorney for tho dirtrict,
lln accounted for tho absenco of a t'Ond
on tho Degnllyor nml JHeOlolland kjii
tract by atalln J that AVm. 3. Cooko held
a mortRBgo bona' against tho cantrai torj.
Counsel fur thn in enteral lets clalmrd
that tbny have only JubI Itogun to rhow
their hand, and promiso within tho next
rtt lines til llfiunnt AVMlMt of frnl
miptlnV m tlio nart f tfiri (luffl "u;
tliorltlei. tfl.ieh will startle tlionro na-
rfA'vtnnV l!ltl jiiW
Tho friMuh of tbo .SftT'"' B,rn;
mont, since tho (.rt-.monU ';
rtay and to-lay, h.V- roasod blustorit.g
Hbfmt the lanoceoof the pals, ami .
tday siiliitMf"J"rty 10 conciliate the
K.il...i.,.,i mrpnnilsiis wlinm n -fuv;
buck lb Iboueht wire liarln
mnch swln, ji this town. '
? THK -M I.S.- lSSil 1MM-
,t. rii-aynnc, Nt Maich..
IarwliR ftom st-uitlomnn Just from tlio
l'f Itntt n most liiinentHiilu ttnto ot
affair xitoJ tlmrc, u rcportor, last uven
IhL', rallwl 'U Major Howell, who
promptly gno all tbo information ho
posod til the es '1 bc." c.iino upjo
Urday Mr. ChalfraW, v( tho well-known
nriiirl uti!iiratx .v -ij;'r, no
o rmonijor on lb- steamship andalii for
Havana, hut ha I been iIUlno.l nirfwiiy
f.-urte''ti das at tbo .S.mthw.sl l'as.
This steamer, It appeals, in going out
had struck on it mud lump, hor bow en
tering and grcundinc, tho a'.urii swinging
around and bringing tbo vossol abroad
thochannal, completely blocking It tip, so
that not oven ft Mritjlo ship could go out
or coino in. Mr. CJliatfraix flat-d to tho
.Major that them woro forty suvuti voasols
Imido and out. waiting for tl.l to bo re
movul, nnd asked bun If tbo Ksmjoru
culd not lie br.iwght nn und to haul tbo
atoamor out Thl Major Howell declined
in ilo. on luo irroued. ono of thfin
bosrig, that ho liad order to
keep tho Ksanyon In l's-u-1
Otttrc; nnd secondly, il bo movad that
boat from lite pass, it would b-H-omu atop
pod up and tir- lets; nr.'. a hi' had aire idy
obtained n considerablo depth them it
wou'ei ho.ctt so min h litno thrown r.w .y.
"Tim steani'hip Intnaein ia on that p..-rf,
alio aground, t ut 1 will move hor in a
oonplo of days, at I will 'my vs. l in thnt
pass, mv iti.trnciior.a l. ing to Loop it
clear, it tho chain our of cmnicreo or
tho morclianta had eomn forward with
money wtion I wanted llicni to, tbis would
not havo happened; but M thry '..fused
to do ao, now they havo to ablUr thu
conscquonces. Indeed, though I am very
rorrv, nnl slial sparn no pilnsor work, 1
do not think I will bo ablo to havo boM
at tlio bouthweat l'afs under ten days, in
tbo Vnndelia and tho forty-sev.m ships
will havo to lio thorc. Taad-nd Outre,
however, otion. nnd will bo kept so, and
all ship oati go in und out freoly. Tho
depth of water boro Is incrt aittu: dally,
and will bo over 1PJ, feet ln n few days,
whon all will bo ngniQ won. it win ue
nceosiry, howevar, to koep a bott con-
Ettnti7 ta work, wiiicii i lntotm uoing nn
tbo timo, so vessels coming to this pass
need 1m unilor no appronensiona wuai
ovor as to their eafo pnssngo through."
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A DUKh HKTW15KN ROYS.
An extraordinary caso was brought be
fore tlio J.lndiey '(Idncolruihirnj magis
tratoa on March 12. Two boyH, (iorald
Jtaurico Rrown and (e. rgo Henry Kea
grnve, pupila at u bonrdlng-hcliool In Lin
coln, ipnirroled about a trivial matter, and
Rrown, by way of settling tho dilUeulty,
sen: rSongravu n Jornml ohullengo to tight
a duel. .SongriiVO duly accepted It, nnd
about 'J o'clock, nt which tlmn tho buys
nronlhwod to go out for n wall:, tho duel
Uu and thoir icpii.U Btarted for n seclu
ded snot. Uoro llroivn'.! tecond, a boy
n.liiiwl Dannon, loiuud tho piftol for
Rroi.'n, nnd a youth nimed "Waiter Orccn
did a iiko dfiico for iicagrave. Roth pil
tola woro loado.l with powder and ball.
nwo.i .npiu.ira.l tbo di'tanco ileclded
upon thirteen paces and placed it peg
in tho ground for tho antagonists to stand
j;awson limn counted tbroo, ami drop-
pod n handknrcbicf. Ho counted slowly.
and tho boys took direct aim at cacb..lbc r,
tiring tho int!itit tbo handkerchief foil.
oanravo iniinodu.toly criol out, ''I'm.
hit," and then lay down. It was then
found that his pistol had buratcd. Tlio
second Ihcu fenrched f.ir tbo wound, and
found it to bo in the leg. They bound
up thn wound, ami, with tbo nid of Rrown,
a'siatod tho boy homo. Tim pistols
used on tbo occasion woro bought on their
rcuto at a toy chop, sixponco oitch being
tho prico given. (.Inn of the witncMoa (ail
of whom woro scholars) doicribed tho
combatant -as being on apnarontly
filen lly term whllo going to tbo placo of
tho light, and mid that no 111 temper win
displayed when on tho ground. Thn mag
istrate remanded tho'prisonom, Rrown and
two Kftcondr, until Haturday, ponding thu
doctor's report oT tlio etato of .Seagravo.
TIIR DANGHRs" OF KC1IOOL
TKACHINU. . I .oil I s (liobn.
Vithln tho past month or sis weeks wo
have noticed reports or at least half-a-
iic;:en so.iioui-mur.lurs In our cxcuangon,
particularly in Indiana and .Michigan,
itts wherein tho luroh appear to bo as
deadly it trnn a tun Upas. Momotimea it
is a man who nl.ivfi or is slain by a scholar
whom ho would fnlu havo chatued, but
whoso young hid liml loitrned to shoot
ttraight wiln the revolver, which every
Ameri''an boy in hia teeim curric in that
luck pocket that has cut o many lives.
Frequently, however, tho right of woman
tohoot or bo fh.it in recognir.ed witli
charming impartiality. Only last week n
chivalrous boy of seventeen cummer at
tempted to knlfo hW lloonier rchool-mis-lre,
hut tho promptly aeixed a lieavy
(bait nnd i-pllt hi hraln all over the
charts nnd blackboards. Tills left tho
sehool.jim'ntin ono ahead; but Mmtor
Rrock, of I'laiiivlllo, .Miehignti, baa scored
Miss .ialt!o Van Horn, of tho union
school, nnd tlio old sexton, in ho gathered
her in, remarkod that tho game was a tie.
A things now go, il snoni very much n
If whenever n fpliool.mli.troM meditates
admonishing airoward c.hlbl.she is taking
her Ufa as well'is her birch in hand, and
that tlio Hvoragn school. boy is about as
danRBrmu to handle as a safo'.y kerotluo
nr.Fi n rdor'tkxas soci-
ll.ick!, Tennosuc, Wlilg.
A few dajs fgon wagon, drawn by four
yoko of long-hornud Toxrn. cattle, baited
on RnfityutlQ street. Tho tsag.mcntaim.d
a gooii-lookiiig woman, mvurnl children,
and considuri.blii plunder. A man, binall
boy, r.nd a dog tbt.t had run to tall, wuro
tb rdjuticts. i'b party wuro trom Texas,
and v.uro returning to their old homo in
JlMOatur county. An alderman of tho city,
who bad paued many your In the l.onii
Stai stats, approached 'the wagon. Ho
said to tho woman, "b'rom Texaj, I pre
aumu'?' Vestir." "Didn't j on lil;o the
oouiitiy, nntl didi.t' ou havo yood health
outtherrf" "Yes." "AVu. rj't tlio land goo.l',
"Yes." ''How about n.M.rop,?" Wo
nibde splendid oroj.s.' "Wuli.ihen, nrn'mii,
what on earth is your objection to Texan?"
"Why, tir," ilia replittd, "I couldn't stand
tbosucinly in that miijjJi oountry;" ami
ho turnwl to the email by, her sun, and
oriid, ".Sum, (rivo that dam dog out'en
tho dinner pel; don't you m-u lie's gi.rTbla
i.itfly nioiit into the vittiis'.'''
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KAhT FOR HUGH.
Tho Agriculturalist say : "Tlio unro
strairiod uppetitoof i'in.i will ultun loud
them to c.iiisuioo thini-H that uto highly
injiirious to them. Cun tr poisoning by
partaking of i xci; nvo i) Li-itilltic s of salt
often occur among liogs at, tl.is r-.sm
whim beef and pi rl; barrc1 aru emptied
of tlio old I rf n rn 1 rtfu-' p it. A co
Villi UA1K0 DAILY
Ill which revcral bo-s wero thin) lost 1"
Rnghiud was rofently noted. Hogs re
fplliH a certain amount of salt, n do other
atllimda, but it should bo given them with
caution, iind either evenly iftixtd in their
feed or pcitttnri-d very thinly about their
troughs, lo that ono moro ftrecdy than an
other cannot take moro tlian IW proper
FLOWING UNDRR CROPS.
A corro"p"iident of tbo Farmer's Advo
cate I'lVea these dtre. lions: I'Mili ..lie
end of chain on furrow did of double-tree,
and Ut chain lie down in tbo furrow; fas
ten tbo ..lb. r end round tlio p'ouglitwnm,
nnd givo length of chain according tn
belgiit of grass plowed tinder. Now, 1
think ton will umlnr'tnnd mv t.lnu ol
doing it. i plowed under Ohio corn tbi1
summer, about live f.-et bigli, ami put it
all nut of sight, which would lie Impossi
ble to d ttllh it ball anil chain. A cutter
shear will work tho btet to plow under
very long grass.
KMC aim; of a criminal.
Froviukni v., R. 1, April Thomas
F. Collins, held hero undnr rfpilatUon
from tlio Oorernor of IlllnoW, on untiargo
of conspiracy, escaped from J -ill this oven.
low. wbdo the olllcer Wft3 takmu him l
Hi..' warden's table for toa, the warden's
attention Iwlng in tho moantimo diverted
bv tbo nrisoners wife. Th" lunltivo
niirsnod. but a carriaen tf. wailing tv f.
slept Irom tho door, Into which bo sprang
and was driv-n oil'. lli wife wat taken
Into cnilodv lor abdltiiii; hia tsoapc, and
nrmiL-iie.l boforo a Maiilllrato, and hold
in f l.r.Ofl liftil.
FACTS AND I'ANCIKS.
Ono or two troraniuni leave.", bruisxl,
bound upon a out or uhnul.m will heal it
Tho only brite', In D 'ndon kept on thn
A inoricaii plan paid a dividoi d last year
of 17$ per oont.
A Washinirton P.iilobv'IU claiiiH to
havo dhcoverod tbnt M.C. doe not stand
for "uiental culture."
Marshal Moltko Insists on having an
armv of 100.00'J men. That It his Idea of
a "poaco footing."
Threo tons of base-ball bats havo been
shipped by n f-inglo armont manii'a.
turer to Iho Rojtoii mr.rkot during tiiis
It ii reported tiitt tho Turkish govern
monthiiHilociled to rnnounco all its coin
iiUTcial treaties with foreign powers.
Thorn arc 800,000 life insurance policy
holders in thU country, Iho amount they
are insured for bcin'j equal tj Hie nutionul
Tho only American bolid in London is a
great success, and It Is a remarxaiiio laot
that the most suceeitful rentuiiranttirj in
Ktiglnnd, .Spiers i: Fond, are lankeim
Th" '.Sciftitlllc Amoriean' ptodict that
iho tiwj will soon como when ice will bo
manufactured in all our iurgo citioa at ono
dollar por Ion. .Manufacture! ico at three
dollars ocr ton has for aomo timo been in
tbo market at Now Orleans.
Tlio negro exodus from Georgia ana
Alabama still continue. Tho .Montgum
ory 'Advertiser' leitrns tbt lo.r.O) tickets
for nero cit.iiirants ItaV" boon taken up
on tho ro.da leadirg eout'uward and west
ward from that city.
A Colorado man has a ger.u'.no drachma
of the timo o.f Alexander the 11 1 eat, coined
3;3 roars boforo Christ, and now 'J,lt7
years old Tho drachma was tho principal
hilver cod. of tlio Gre.il,nnd IU vuluu win
from If.i'O to 17.05 cents.
ijnrntvga, always luniuiu for the iivig-
uilicencu of it hotel accomiiiodaliorit.,
nromise.-. to iMthor now iaiireU tlio conilot:
season by tho opening of thu now Unlteii
.States ereeled on tlioslt.l of tho old Sta'tef
which was destroyed by lire n few years
Tho F.-rt Dodge, Iowa, '.Mofengor' is
guilty of this opitbalainiiiin:
O, there'-, aot lu thiH world :i happier life
Thau to ltly tint Mot upipo mitt tiikloyottr
To Mil hor tv.irm lip In your moment of
And twifct Iho catV tall when fcho jump) o.i
Thorn are now hardly 10,OCO Ameri
can!) in 1'itrls, i hinaller number lliari
tbero bai been at thl.i season, it ii said,
for twouty years.
Rusinos3 at Kvansvillo i) improving.
Tlio other day, says tho 'Com tor,' nixteon
men and one du were engngod In liunt
ing a rat on -Main Mreot.
Oeorgla and tlio Carolina are 'tcadily
linking, and tlio ocean is cumdautly en
croaohing on Hie Atlanliu coa-t north of
Iho Chceapeako Ray.
In tlio Kngliih rivor Thame no nd
moil havo been soon for more tban a gen-
oration. Tho rivor w.n oiico noted for
containing tho best In tlio world.
For twenty yean thorn was a statuto of
Ulan territory mat prolilbltid even tlio
reading of u decision of the supremo court
of tbo United .States in any court of tlio
territory. It could not ho "lead, argued,
clt ml or adopted in n precedent,'' in any
trial pending in that territory.
A Ventura correspondent inform tho
Hin Francisco 'Chronicle' that ho nw at
that ilae) "a pair of Immetiso jawbone,
taken from tho largest v. halo over cnji
turod. Tliey in.'iisiiro twenty-two feet in
lungtli nnd three loot at tho point of artic
ulation." They are to bo sent lo a man
in llloomingt mi, Illinois, who want them
for gate posts.
Mr. and .Mrs. ,luhn Howe, of CVilar
Rapids, Iowa, nro "out." After living to
gether forty years, they hate ju-t discov
eiod a lack of allinity and an incompati
bility of teiiipuramont. .Mr-.. Howe ha
appllo I to tho authorities for permission
to "go ovur tlio bill to tho poor-house."
V AKiiisinvN, D.O., April :t. On H.itor
day, tor Now Kngland, clear or partly
e oiidy Weatlier, Iresh to brisk northwest
to nortbeaM, winds.
For Middle Htatel nnd Lower Lake rn.
fiion, iiesh to brltk easterly lo tiotthorly
winds genorally cloudy weatlier and jios
stblv light rain and snow
For .South Atlantic and Gulf stales, oast
of Mississippi fresh lo brisk touthonil to
soutliwcst winds, incroailng sioudiims
ami probably rain during tlu afiernoon
For Tennnseen and Lower Ohio valley,
fresh lo brisk win is shifting to north aiid
wit, light ruin arid falling temperature,
with clearing weather druliig Saturday.
For Upper Lake region, ulearor partly
cloudy weather, and fresh to brisk winds.
For iho Nurlhwctt, tbo pressure will
diminish, with winds shifting to east and
The low barometer over Mistouri and
Illinois will probably inovesoiitheastwiird
toward tho riouth Atlantic const and pro.
Nt.v Yont;, April S As Mock ox
cbiinge, produce exchange, gold exchange,
cotton oxcimiigo and ail thu courts except
thu Unitod .States court, arn elosod to-day,
unufiial (julet prevail down town this
forenoon. A great munlier of the Hlorcs
remained ( pen, but c-mpnratlvelv llttlo
businos was trantacleo. Tho banks,
corporate nnd pnvuto are open, the law
not authorir.lng thfin to close, but thoy
aro d. ing 1 ttlo tr no builncss. .Services
were hid 1 In all tlin I'rotestunt, Kplscopal
ard C'atlKlle churches and piod congro
gallons w-ro present
Reported Expressly for the Bulletin.
UANOI.VU OKTilHKK INDIANS
AT FOHT F.MVPH.
WHAT WAS DONi: AT WASH-
M ?8(JI? 1, 1 Al KOI 'S N H Wi3
Nasiivim.h. April 3 ThedlrilnsjTOom
nt the Hi. ChnfhM hotel burnt at 10 a.m.
Tho damage will not exeeed $l,0w. Ino
Ma Mil n, April ;t --An official despatch
H'tys tint -110 officer and men havo de
soited General tlantao' oommand nnd
coma into tho Republican linos.
I KIilAVopoi.t -. April .'I Rornard Mo
N'atlr. a unrpenter employed on thn 0. H.
" 1, iUilroul, ws run over by tho car',
and instantlv killed this ovmfii.g, while
walking on tho track of Ibo Fan Handle
IiMDON, April 1 A- detpalch from
Molhoiirne sajs that Kochnfo.-t and his
companions reluso to dliolofo bow thoy
sttaeeridod in getting nlioard tho vosal
Hint browelit tliem irom Now (Jsledonia,
for four of Implicating friends.
Fav.;, April:'. Tto Carli.its boro have
inf .rmatioa ll at u revolt ha broken out
in Rllbo, mi 1 that only half of thoir
nrmy have hre.-i engaged in tlio recent
battio, tbat .antw will simrtly march
with a strung division upon Madrid and
cut oil' Marrhal Harrnuo's communication.
RotrroN-, April 1. Ab"til twenty ot
tho crow of I'lu utaamer Roman, soon af
ter dinner yi 't. rday, showed signs of lie.
ing pol'on'd, but were soon placed out ol
danger bv tho physicians. F.vamlna'.tnn
sliowod ha'. arsenic had accidentally got
mixed with th food.
.SI. Flairs vllle.
.St. Ci.Aliitvil.t.tt, W. V. April n,
.losio King u-rcndorod last ovuning, and
this mornliu' Downing, the la.'t ono tuir
rnnderod. At Rullair, Rridgoport, and
Martins Ferry, thn daily singing contin
ues with but little if any decisive) results.
Louiavli.M!, April il. Tho nulopsy of
Adolph Rommi n, lti tax collector ol
thl' city, was concluded yesterday. It
wlii bo remembered that Rummer's ac
counts with tho city showed u dollcency of
ioO.000. and roino months boforo his death
bo had Insured his lifo in different compa
nie, nmounllng in tbo aggregate to $110,
000. Tho companies) domandod an au
topsy, unit trio ovldonco before tbo jury to
dav showed that tbero was suHlcioiit mor
tdiino in his stomach to causo death. Tbo
jury returned a vordiot to that otfect.
Kkib, April o. D. D. William-, cntii-
ier of tbo Connoantvillo national bank,
wliish wa reported robbed hjuhi v.eel:i
ago, was rearrested to-day, bv H. If. Iler.-
eon, govornmont detootivo, and lodgud in
jail, ilia ball having e urrondored him. On
ilia rnornirgol mo reported ru'ibery bo
was round In tuo bank gagged lo senso
lessnott. Tho reco.it examination of tlio
bink book show n defalcation or S27.0CO
In addition to tho reported rohbory of
S 17,000, which caused tho suspicions of
V,'lif.i;i.i:;u, April . Tim ladies liavo
fully iiiauiturattd thn ttrcota praying in
this city. To-day they visited a number of
s alrsrooni", and although mooting witli
no success, thoy all felt givatly r.joicrd
nt tho kind treatment thoy received. At
a number of nulu'rootns they woro denied
tlio prlvilcdgo of praying on tho side
walks, thoy thon kin it down on tlio pave
ments and sang and prayed, Thn pro
pritor of tlio Larainio? Vartllea met thorn
at the door and conducted thorn to tlio
Concort Hall, gave thorn free permission
tn sing and pray, during which exorcices
tlio utmost order was observed. M'r.
Laramlo published n card in tho afternoon
paper informing tho ladies that thoy can
havo tho usii of his hall, tt ft la stage, nnd
17" seat for scrvisis, for half hour each
Niitt York, April!! At an informal
mooting of tho promim-iit momberj of
Plymouth church of lirooklyn a few even
ings since, both tho protect of building
Ibo largest clinch in lirooklyn and uiving
their pastor six months vat nliiiii wero fa.
vorably talked of as a fitting mark ofconll-
loncooi tbeir mo7ibor3 lu Mr. Rccchor,
ami apprrciation of his labors.
In vn.wof tho mnnv eseanes from Sine
Sing prison, it wns thought host to sot de
tectlvo nt work- to afcorlalii.if possiblo.tbn
means by which tlio prieonnrs obtained
llbortv. Their oft'orts linvo been succon
f nt- To-day parties woro nrrostod liere
who hnvo boon manufacturinis keys, bur-
glaM Implements, etc, and convoying
them to prison, rs bv a woman who hail
mentis of ueeeM to thn prison.
LlTTLi: Run, April a. Thrco Indi
r.ns woro to have boon hung at Ft. Smith
to-day for murders committed in tlio In
1I0I111 Rih.y, a lull-blooded Choktaw,
who in Novuintior lust killed Ferry Du
val!, a depHty Unitod Utate marshall,
who was att inpting to arret him on tlio
chargu of kil!it!. n negro. I10 was a des
porado, drcdud throughout tho tori I
lory. Isaac Fillmoro, also a full blooded
Choctaw, w ,-, another ono of tin 111. Do
win luit y. urs of ngo and utterly tin
concerned al ,. nt his fnto, Last dune ho
went out to 1, in u man und rob him, liciug
too indolent t.jni worthier to work for a
living. Ho mot n poor traveler who had
como nil the way from California on font.
Aftor pain . bun hu turnol back, p-tssad
tbo traveler iigatu and going on a few
stept wlioi b a and nbot him d6ad. Tlio
onliro booty was a dollar and a-half and a
pair of shots When inked if ho know tlio
unmoor the man ho murdered, ho replied
witli a 1 -owl ''dog on If 1 know." Tho
namoofthu i'it victim win John Painter,
n full blued..! scoundrel. An Indian,
convicted of tho minder of a drover of
tho Choctow nation last fall, declared ids
Innocenco yesterday witli much feeling,
and nil I lie hud to dio for a deed commit
ted by another person. Ho was believed
by tbo pti'en keepers lu bo inneciit.
APMIj 4, JB74.
Tim to Tfr.w yoiii;
W'A'Hi'-oro.'T, April 8,Tb- pieidnnt
left tlio city to-day on hi trip to Now
AID TO A 1t.Ur.lto A 1).
Congresitnnn Netbltt, of Orogor, pro
sonto.1 nu nricuniAnt tills morning bnl'oru
the bourn ooininlttoe on railways and rn
naif, upoti n bill inlrodiierd by blm to aid
in Ibo construction of tho Fottland, Dallas
and Salt L'iko railroad. Tho committee
agreed to make n favorable report. Tim
bill provides that tho cov-rnmnnt sh ill
guarantee Interest on tlio bond of tho
company to tlio amount of f'10,000 por
mile, In'relurn lor which tho company h
lo transport all U S malls and winy sttp
plioa free of obnrgo forever.
no: oewuva aw At n.
Tho Iloua.i iudiciit-y commltteo Ibis
morning postponed further runs nit ration
of tho various proposition for thu distri
bution of tbo Geneva awrd, until Mon
day thn 13th Inst., when it Is their ii.ton
tlon to tako final action on th matter,
The Senate commiltoo on public Ian I
today heard it delegation of three men,
Omits from Fdliiisylvanin and two from
Russia, asking for legislation to enable
prepaanttiol.s to be mndo fcr the little.
ment in this eountry cf somo forty thou
fund Mentionltes, now Hiring In lliissi,
who are obliged to (migrate from that
country prir t.) tlio yc..r 1881,
or el"- p"rform milit-iiy servic,
wlileh their religion f..rbl.ls." Tlio com
mitteo authorized Senator Windom to pro-
imro and report to the snnnto a bill ait
tliorlr.lng tlio secretary or the Interior to
withdraw from pubilo salo fucli largo
tracts of lands ns they tlestro to oectlpy
tvtlliin tho next two yoars, either by the
lii'tiiestoad .r premaption entry,
PtTTsnuno, April 8. River stalionarr
at 7 foot I incha. "Woather cloudy ana
LtTTt.K Rock. April 3. Weather clear
and pteaiatit. Juror rising, 7 f.ol 10 in
Nitw GitLKANH, April 3- Arrived
Thompson Dean, Cincinnati: Siisio f? II
ver, St. Louis. Departed R-tle Ln ,
Memphis. Clear nod pleasant.
Nasjivii.I,K, April 3 Rivor on a stand
with ll! foot on shoals. Weather cool and
clear. Arrived llrariseomti, Kddyt-illo,
Catena, from Upper Cumberland; Silver
KvANSVibr.X, April 3 Cioar with brisk
wind from south to west; marcurySt to
02. llivor fallnn 4 inebni nnd vory rough.
Up Arkansn Rolle, Fat llogars.Rtborti.
Liberty, Cherokee. Dawn lie rmud.i,
Tarascon, Charmer, Mary Houston. Gen
erally with good trips.
LorisviM.K, April 3 Hirer rhiing, OJ
foot in canal, " feet in Indian chute. Rill
inos dull. "W eathor clear and pleasant.
Up Fat Rogers, Memphis; l'arngen, Now
Orleans. Down Andy Rnum, .Mem; his
Tbo ltaurn nddod -10 ton and 300 barrels
content bore. Tlio froo wharfage piolion
Is lo bo brought boforo the countil voori
St. Lout. April 3 ArrivedRoberts,
Ohio river; Illinois. Fooiia: (treat It-pub-lie,
Now Orloans; iUven, Cairo; RjIi itoy,
Keokuk; Dolphin, Illinois rivor. Da
parted Kato ICinny, M'psourl river; Rob
Roy, Kookuk; Rello Memphis. Mempliis;
Raven, Ohio rivor. River rising slowly
with mark twain to Cairo. Cloudy with
wind and rain to-ni(;lit.
Mkmhiis, April 3 Verv littln l-ii-ticss
dono to-day. Tho Rpiscipnl an I
Ronmn Catholic churches wero largely
attonded to listen to tho solemn services
of tho day. River fell 1 inch. Clear nnd
pleasant. Arrit m! -Uugan, Lilllo Rook.
Towboals tloparted Wood, lortier, Coal
City and lbn. List night Maude. To
night for New Orleans Telle, Mary
Allen mid Hie. Onnoviovo, St. Louis; Cip
itnl City, Vieksburg.
Nkw Or.i.K.tv.i, April 3 Fl oir dull,
extra 4 00; double 0(7; family H- '.
Com fair supply, good d'-umnd, vhile
mixed 77; white 77W'i7H; yellow M'(....'
Oats (juiot r,3(05. ilrnn 1 -10. Hay dull
prlmu 17; chotco 2(1. l'orl: dult 17; Dry
salt tn"M3 dull r,0ifl(Z8(ri)Hfa.). lincon
dull 7J0'H(5'0, Hams scarce and in .In.
mandnt 12jr.i)12J. Lard iuiot at t.iOJ;
keg lOj, Sugar dull and iinebnngod.
Moliissos, nothing doing. AVhisky dull,
La fi'i Cin. 100. Coifco uncliangeit. Corn
.Moal firm 3 C03 CO.
St. Louis, April I. Homp unchang
ed. Flour dull and weak. Wheat dull
and drooping. No 2 spring I 23; No 3 re J
fall I SMiU 37: No '.' 1 .twSU fiO. Corn
steady m.d llrm, Ilo 'J mixed c,JJ,C3.
Oats steady, Mi s tmxod tilQjfi. liarley
dull and u'neliangod. Ryo steudy No 2
!i,"(T(!i7. Fork active nnd with an upward
tendency at closn, standard ir.ess hold llrm
at 10 fiO; dry salt meats firm, no snlnrs of
round lots. Ibicon llrm and in demand,
but Hlllo "Ut of smoke, shoulders 71c
clear rib '.'; clear sides I'lW.'v; loom
country shoulders sold at (eWOil: sblos
fjjJC. Lard still', primo sloam Oj, Vi'liisky
fO N W A DVMI1TI.SK M RNT.S
Mineral SwrSnff Water
AM M tl I K IS
llOTTLKD AIK AN D CI I) K 11
OHIO I.IIVI.'i:, hctivooii i..liti!d llliStw,
f In I'lnllil'-
.on! I Irl )
, Otb and Huh M.
CAIRO, II, I J,
Nollee N lieivlivglteli that on Tilday I be
MM dat of April. A. lb, 17I. a gcuernl
elect toil will be held In Ibu idtv ofCidni, AN
cMtmlcr county, Mtilu ol' Illinois for tho
election of Hie following mimed municipal
olllccrs to.wlt i A idly chirk, a city ticis.
uivr, a city attorney, one nldeniiiiii (loin
ea.h Wind, for the teilil 1 oj ttt.i )eai-.oiie
iildcrm.m IV0111 the I IrM urd. lo 11 the
tticilicv cuuetl by Ihe removal of HIiMiii
lllxby irom Hie city, and. one nblci 111.111 Irom
Ibu rtt'cond Ward, to lill the yaeancv chiimmI
lit- the icvlgiiatlon ol Wood lUltoiihoui-c.
for the purposes of :ild election 110IU tvl I
be opened at the f illotvllig liamodpluecy, lo
wil: tn Hi- Flr-l Ward, nt tho eoiiiml.lon
boil-eof IJ. F. Dm Is. oil the Ninth Mile ol
KlNlh Mrcctlicttvcen Couiineivliiland Wio-b-liiuion
avenueH; lu the .sucoitil nrd, at the
Itiuigli end Ready engine homo; in the
Third Wind, at Ibo lllhornlaiionirliiohou.i
lullnf Fourth Ward, at Iho ('olii t Hoiim;
ami lullio Klllh Wind, at Iho houm ol .Mi-,.
Hullltiiu, oil Ihe iimlli-weM conirrol 1 om.
meivliil iivenuo and rtventy-llilli sli-ul.
Said election will be opened nl clKhl
o'tdaek lu tlio morning, and i niiilmie opi n
until ii!t ''ii o'clock in 'i 111 mi 1. 1 III 1:
''Vtv orlcroftbni 11 iv ('..me ,1
M. .1 Hint 1 1 t . t 1 1, . 1
1 uu. . HI ..Mai' h '11, 1 '
EDMUND H0EP3&TBB, Proprietor-
Tli Planloi'a llotte ij locileil fui Olilo I.evco Street in
CLOSE IMIOXTM ITY
POTS ATntD SfriVMI30TLA.iTI.)liYGS,
Anil in thu Center of Iho ISitaitictis Portion of tlio Jiy.
ami oomptctu 111 :ni it Hifiointincnui.
being clOKdiitly luritislicil :nnl enrpoted
mcnt ami the best of nccomtnotiafmiw.
Transient (!uest$iJ wv )y.
A Trusty Watch for' Trains
w m s m 1 1 is m a u i
art M It m
Tiii it tlio only placo in tltc City
inci'ienii nml Frnncli Uauilicc. All
(Late Priplictcr i f tlio St. Nicliola'. Hotel j
Un' lioeom.' Sutirriiiteiitleiit ol the
C()i;:KIt ilXTIi STUKRT ANIJO1N0 hBVHR.
Mr. Wnlkfr lmving taken charge nf tliir o!.l nnd well-known lion c, willnt
onco ivij it a thorough renovating, anil put it in first-ol.'iM order lor th roccp
tiou guontH. Mr. Wnlker will tvelconio hin old cu-.toniora to the new lion ,0. ami
will alwajH ho lail (offo tlioin.
lii'si -class Dny (Jonvd $20 por Month.
i . ft - v
Ci Jii.' lit
W In ..-.-!. and
FRENCH AUD ORNAMEN
FLOWERS, l.HAVHS C'OMI'AHKD 1IAISDS, J5HIJ)FS
And Hvery I liinn lVitainiii.' to (.'uiiloeliiuiLT Jiintnicn tnl (imnl
HO. 172 WASHINGTON AVENUE,
(.between lOtli ami lltlistf.)
will rccoivo Pmnipt Attontion,
I'liinii-lieil at Kcduccil Pricey,
Onlors from Aliroail
QOODH AV I'ANIC I'll! GES
rgets,, Mattingsi Oil Cloths
Ulfliolsery Oooiis, Window
Wishes "tin imMIc to bo In 1
nn In Ibu tioiitheast, and that
bnvcft. Call on him ndc-iiu,
TO lUiLUOAL) J)l3-
'I lio 1 1 011 1 i-. intf
Tho rooms, nro lurgo nnd uiry, In IiLa
tiuctiwill tec9tvocourle .il- tn.it
Dny BonvdcMfi$:J.0 per Aloiillt
mcT Boats Day and Wight.
where llicro U a General A
I ti.-k it to fall and examine
,rii..( r.t r.
tl: 111 f r
lir. I'M 7m.
lit tail tlcalci- in 1 'ino
Festivals ami Picnii
Retail Uoalor in
Domestic Drv Cfoods
Shades, Dtunnsli, Cornisius
pn that be has on baud a i-tockol i',ooU ns cxtendve hs
determined tn noil evciy aitlelo at prices lowor than lm
noils and juIccm. Hint ill Mitl-ly you Imtll to iju-t"