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Birrf.Kn'i wlfo tiled at Bo.ton on
Kli.nouR.NR 1 weakening and want to
get out on habeas eorpm. A dollar
.ly for victuals illd It.
Bt.AlNK declares that lie oxnH'lf ti'.
reive ono hundred and sixty vole on the
Jorcs'H health h suffering from Ids
confinement In prison, and an ellort Is to
he made to get him out on hatttaa corpus.
Tnn Senate committee on railroads
have decided to postpone, for the present,
the whole subject of the Southern I'aclllc
and Texas Pacific roads.
Tub Indictment of Dabcock. cx-nsst.
tent District Attorney Harrington and
others, for complicity In the safe burglary
ceniplracy, Is looked tor this week.
A.T.Stewaiit, the head ot the great
dry goods tlrm of A. T. Stewart A
Co. in New York, died In that city
on Monday. Mr. Stewart was the richest
merchant In the United Slates.
Thk House ol representatives passed
the bill on Monday making un appropria
tion for the construction, repair, prescr
vation and completion ot different public
works on rivers and barbers. The total
amount appropriated is $5,871,850. Ol
this sum twenty thousand dollars will be
expended In the improvement of the MI?.
slsslppl, river at this point.
Thk invitations to be sent to the I'cn
tennlal opening are in course of prepara
tion, i iiey are printed on double sheeU
of paper with tho datcJ "177G 187U" at
the top, ami below it n shield, with ttie
Inscription, "The Centennial Year otgthe
United States or America." The words
ot ths Invitation are: "Tho United States
'Ccntcunlal Commission respectfully ln
'vlte you to be present at the opening of
'the International Kxhlbltlon ol 187C, on
'the 10th of May, at Falrmount Park,
Philadelphia." This is followed by the
name ol the person to whom the invito
tatlon is addressed, and the date.
Asa telegrapher, Judge Jcrc Dlack
geU away with Boss Shepherd. The de
cision of the United States supreme court 1
in the Osage ceded land case?, which se
cares the homes of three thousand Jamil
ies at Osage Mission, Kansas, created a
wild state of excitement among the peo
ple there. Three hundred guns were
nrcy, Deus ranp, bonfires burner!, and
flags thrown to the breeze. United
States Attorney Peek at Topeka, received
dispatches from Senator Ingalls, Judge
Lawrence and from Judge Black whose
telegram concluded as follows: "Shannon
honored, Peck glorified, justice vindi
cated, truth triumphant, settlers pro
tected, the Lord God Omnipotent
Tut Era-IUinoiittn, dated Friday,
April 7th, cdltoiJally speaks of Secretary
Bristow's order In regard to the shutting
off of lights, the putting out of tires,
etc., In tho public buildings, and after
enumerating the disastrous consequen
ces of the enforced obedience to the order,
says, "anil tlds is IcmocratIc economy."
Tho editor ot the .-. is very stupid
himself or imagines his readers to be so,
when he prints such stuff as that for their
delectation. The appropriation that has
become exhausted was made by the ltr
publican congress ot 1870, and four or
five days before the E.-I. laid the blame
of Its stupidity, or worse, on the Demo
cracy, the Democratic hoube had made
provisions for the emergency bv passing
a deficiency appropriation bill to meet
.. MEHKSiT SITUATIOX.
iae Washington correspondent of the
Chicago Tribune,ln a special dispatch,
dated April 8th, to that paper, saygth"
a careful political observer, who had been
In consultation with .. :
Democrat In both Houses of congress,
had reaohed these conclusions as regards
the present state or Democratic sentiment
ut the capltol: "There I, no longer any
.mT om-,a1""''d Democratic
ticket It was noisy enough ut the be
giuuing of the kcwion, but It lias all ,iin,i
away. The Hendricks eutUiuius,,, i,.
evaporated. Bayard is onlv a liuu-imit.
Ing dream, impossible of realization. Of
'Thunnan, there is some solid residuum
remaining, but it dlmlnUhes day by dav.
I lldcn's strength maybe great; but If
-bo,iji uoi wen known to his party asso
-cmies ai asnmgton. Tho name ot Judge
Davis, spoken In a whisper a few weeks
ago, ta now on all inen'a lips : nine Dem
ocrata out often in congress, It a.ked to
day, not for their prcftrenccs, but for
'their pinions tu to who the St. Louis
'nominee Is likely to be, would reply
'Judgo Davla or a new man. The party
'Is likely to try again lu U72 policy.
'The qualification It requires of acandl
'dateis ability to draw off Kcpuhllean
a&Btecit'H arw tmoim.k.
Babcock U In a had box. Ho acknowl
edges having hd correspondence with
"'"uey.DUt aay, when the facts are
nude public It will all be lll0wn to have
beer, perfectly Innocent. The sujfccaUon
In hU letter to Whitley that lV3SSto
that thoM who were endeavoring to re
move hln woulu not be aucwtftrt
that. 11 they were, he (Babcock) woui.i
weureblm another place. Vhitieyftua
'Babcock became Intimate durlmr n.7.
PnetdMtlal campaign, v,hlch u t.
pears that Whitley was actively nu
Hut Um Idea seeaii to havo taken io.u,
, don ol the F-retldeat's mind, accordlm? in
Hep nbllcan news vendors, that lie hai
Ix-en Uw lved by Ilnbcook -that that gen
tlcma n has occnslon to explain loo many
suspicious transactions. Other authority
says tlant ttrnnt and llnbcock had n long
private Interview nncr Whitley made his
contc'islon or revelation, and that the In
terview wax of mi explanatory nnd
friendly character. At all events, mat
ters nrc in such n shape that the truth of
the whole dark conspiracy will eventually
be made public.
THK VSt VtVAt. WAIl 1 l'lllt'A.
A great local excitement cita In the
city of Chicago n local war Is raging.
Tho tax-payers, the solid, iilnlanlial, re
spectable citizens rnv arrayed agalml tho
"bummers, " the "scalawags," the "bal-
Intbnx Htufters," the mob of office-hold
er!! who uphold nnd support a corrupt
city government. At nn election hold in
South Chicago, a lew days ngo. the bal
lot-box staffers carried the day.
"On the day of election," nays the Chi
cago Tribune, "there were n Republican
'ticket nnd a Democratic ticket; Mike
'Evans was on the Democratic ticket for
'Collector, and Pat O'llrlcu was running
1 in opposition to him. No other enndl
' dates had been announced; no tickets
'were circulated or seen anywhere with
'other names on them; hut, when the
result was declared, It was
'found that the notorious Kd
runups was eiecieu assessor,
mo cfpinuy notorious uicasou was
'elected clerk, and a fellow named Ityau
supcrvwor. So Ignorant were tho cltl
zens wno nail given the whole day to
'the election that Phillips wns a candidate,
tliey contented ut midnight that he
'should bd one of the two men who
should remain all night to cuard the
'ballot-boxes against any tampering I It
was not known or stispectrd until the
the ballots from all the boxes of the
six wards had been thrown Into a com-
'mon pile, and then opened, that either
'Phillips or aicasou was n candidate.
The Moderator declared that each had
'received nearly four thousand votes from
'a people who were profoundly Irnor-
'ant that either of them was a candidate."
The result of this election In South
Chicago the conviction felt by every re
spectable citizen that tho municipal gov
ernment Is run In the Interest ol a ring
or corrupt men has aroused a statu of
excitement that has never existed in that
city bclore. On next Tuesday an election
for city officers and un entire board of id
dermen takes place. " Mayor Colvin, elect
ed under a special charter and who has
held his office through legal technlwihtles,
Is regarded as tho head and lront of the
municipal corruptions. The decent citi
zens want him to get down nnd out, so
that a mayor, acceptable to and repre
senting the respectable clement of the
city, may be elected. Colvin shows a
disposition to hold on, and Is backed
oy a mou ot place-holders as
corrupt us himself. The like
lihood that the frauds of the South Town
election may be repeated In the general
city clcctlon.hu moved the people of Chi
cago, as with one Impulse, to take ex
traordinary measures to secure an honest
city government and to restore
the purity ot the ballot-box.
Mass meetings have beeti held,
and so great Is the excitement, that
on the platlonn with the merchant, and
the lawyers and the business men of the
city, have been seated such men as Prof.
Swing and the llcv. Mr. Mitchell, both
of whom addressed the meetings In be
half ot a good, aud against tho present
corrupt, ballot-box stuffing city govern
ment. A provlonal government, vigilance
committees, etc., arc threatened, and
threatened in such terms that there Is no
mistaking tho deep-seated determination
of the reputable element In Chicago to
take aud hold the municipal reins.
Senator Key, the Democratic successor
In the United States Senate to Andrew
Johnson, Is a few years ahead ol his par
ty. In the debate in the Senate on the
resolutions Introduced by Senator Morton
to investigate the Mississippi elections,
Senator Key made a speech remarkable
In many respects, coming from an ac
credited representative ol Southern senti
ment and the Southern people. He de
clared that the Issues Involved lu the late
contest between the sections, have been
decided, for all time, agalnsttheSouthern
people, who must abide by the decision
without question ; the sword has settled
the question of secession, has freed tho
fclavo ; their owners nro entitled to no
compensation lor them debts Incurred In
aid ot tho relielllou are void the
soldiers ol Its armies, havlui: foueht
against the government, have uo claim
ana never can have, lor pensions or other
bounties fur such service. Mr. Kcv spoke
of the poverty of the KoutW : of lis tar.lv
progress under the new order of things;
oi us inauiiiiy to resist tliu authority
ol the government, and of Its great need
ot tnc protection and tho security which
the enforcement bf the law can give to It.
llu called attention to the t.ict
mat mo juuiciary ol tin, Mat
of Mississippi, State aud Federal,
arc in the hands of tho party defeated In
mo election In that State, and asked
why, If the laws had been .so ffngiantly
broktm, the judges sat Idle : He declared
his fearlessness of the proposed Investi
gation so far as Its developments may bo
concerned, but said, If tho fuels were as
alleged, they ought lo bo exposed and
punished, Ho performed a disagreeable
duty In voting for the resolution because
ho believed an Invcbtlgatlou would be tho
apeeuicsi way or proving that Its orlglua
tow aud supporters were mistaken In their
estimate or the Southern people.
This speech of Senator hey, the firs1
ho has made In the Senate, has
aroused ajalust him a storm of
denunciation throughout tho South. He
U Invited to go home-he Is
told that he has cringed to Itodical mis
rule that ho is an unworthy successor
to Andrew Johnson that he has dug his
political gravo and that it is a very deep
Here and there, a bold and sensible
Southern ouriltl nppiwi(g Uie ,Un(,
taken by Senator Key, seeing that, how.
ever the. Investigation tmy result, he will
boon the right side. If nn fraud Is shown,
the collators who Instigated tho Investi
gation nrc placed at a disadvantage. If
corruption. Intimidation, etc., nro proven,
Senator Key has placed hlmclf on record
ns being governed more by patriotism
thnu partls.inhlp. The press nnd the
people ol Tennessee, Instead of blindly
denouncing him, should congratulate
thcmevcs that they arc represented In
the Senate by so wisc.o sagacious nnd o
honest a man.
OUR WASHINGTON LETTER.
nonii'iiiitiK niiuul the (iuiri Im n lu tlir
'nillnl-lr-illciil tlrnnl'a 4hnrrh
rrn-uviHKainniiq mrt llln
olirft In WiMhlnfttoii-Otlii-r nrnom
i,iin-icvoiii unmix r wntli
mi -f-fipip, hir.. i.ic.
WAiiiN(no.v. April 8,
travelers nave very oltcn remarked
that in tho east, where the civilization
have grown drowsy with age, creeds ntu!
traditions arc Implicitly believed, while
In the west, where younger nations are
vigorously trying their own ambitious
methods ol solving mysteries with un
questioning lallh In their own ability, he
mm uiu inuru rare, ami trauitioiis are
only received with Indulgence, tint with
authority. There comes n period lu tho
life ol nlmost every Individual, no matter
How rigid may have been the training of
hlsjyouth, when ho wishes to cast asidu
the religion ol .his fathers, when liu
would nsscrt his own right to examine
and decide for himself concerning the
present nnd the hereafter. Sometimes
the stream of doubt upon which he
eagerly launches his frail craft bears him
away forever from the old creed, but
more frequently, as Its swift current bur
rles him lu sight of eternity's dreadful.
limitless expanse, he Is fulu to stniirirle
bade and anchor to tho faith of his child.
noon. io most, nature s religion of
some sort Is a necessity, ns all over this
young laud the church spires are quite ns
frequent ns the minarets of Islum's
mosques, while the chimes call the devout
to matin or vesper service finite as leiru-
larly as In that older east the muezzin
reminds the followers of the prophet of
the time for prayers. Kipeclally Is this
the case in Washington. You hear from
afarofltsgavcty, Its ceaseless round of
dissipations, Its political entanglements,
Its "rings." and Its extravagance, but
who has spoken ol Its chuiitles.ot Its Sab
baths, or of its minions amonz the
Ignorant. 1 know no city lu all our fair
America where the Sabbath has a more
sacred observance, outwardly, nt least;
our national congress begins Its dally ses
sions with an appeal to heaven for guid
ance; no one has thought ol reducing
the chaplain's salary in the present spam
of economy, while the gentlemen who
make the laws think the possession of a
pew lu some popular church a regular
part ot their winter establishment.
' The Kplscopal and Methodist Kplsco
pal chimes nrc most numerous; then
come the Catholics ; after them the Prcs
bytcriaus and Baptists; the Hebrews
have their synagogues; the Unitarians
their place of worship, and the lollowers
of Swedcnburg meet to rehearse their
talth In that later revelation. The slender
graceful spire of
tih: siktroi-omtas .uinnowir cnuncii
Marks the place where the presi
dent Is a regular attendant. lu
audience room is lofty and spacious; It
organ and choir are thoroughlv well
managed, and the lame ol Dr. Newman
widely spread. Its membership Is very
large, and then, of course, strangers will
always throng wherever a peep may lo
had at the chief magistrate. The oMec
of president demands our respect, what
ever may be our sentiments concerning
the Individual occupying tho place. Be
fore the hour ol service the
pews are filled; folding chairs
are placed In double rows
down the wide aisles aud the galleries are
crowded. One pew remains open till the
opening hymn has been sung, very oltcn
till the opening prajer has been offered ;
then there Is a bit of polite rustle and
stir; a leveling ot all eyes in one direc
tion, while President Grant threads his
way between those chairs, closely follow
ed.by guests or members of the family.
Mrs. Grant comes but rarelv; Col. Fred
more seldom still, even when he Is In
town ; young Ulysses finds something
more congenial, but Col. Fred 'a lovely
wile almost always accompanies the
President. There was anv amount of
nonsouso written about this young girl at
the time ot her wedding ; the splendor
and variety ot her reception toilettes has
been an unfalllii'' tonic for correstinn.
dents, but 1 never yet taw her on the
street, or ;it church, in any dress which
could be called eonsnleuoin.
after Sunday this winter, the briuht.
sweet face has passed out under the eamo
dark blue hat, while the dress matelilii''
Hie modest hat. was her Invariable cos
tume. I don't wonder that the president
and Mrs. Grant are fond of their new
daughter, lor s,e lai,eH uvery imi ,oyo
her with the entle, gracious manners,
and the bright thought, most sweetly
uttered. Col. Pad's preoptions surely
were not at fault for ouec when ho chose
his wife.. President Grant has never
found staring an agreeable ovation. He
nrnl II ...1 . 1. ... '
,v micuuMT it;is possible, hold-
nisiiai eo as lu sci ecu h W far., ul.lt..
he pnsites un the aUlu unit m.vm- i....
when once seated in hlsown pew. He
listens attentively to every word of thu
eloquent sermon; (for Dr. Newman Is
eloquent) he bows hts head dovoutly dur
Ing prayers and never (alls to attend to
"the mint and cummin" of the contrlhu
tlon ba-kcts when that pait of the service
Is reached. Vice-President Wilton used
to occupy the seat back of the president,
and Gen. Cowan lato assistant secrelarv
of the Interior the one utljolulng that.
Mr. Tyner's hund-ome head Is always
seen very near, while members of con-
gressdot the crowd thickly. I believe
that Senator Logan Is a member of this
church, but not quite so regular in his
devotions or so consistent In his rcllirlous
creed as he Is in his adherence to matters
ofpolltlc.il talth. You don't hear much
about senator's wives, but let mo remark
ei ;xijif that Mrs. LogmiJIs a very beau-
linn ami account Uhcd woman, whom
Mtlft Intuitions and wle Judgment have
done very much towards her husband's
election. Senator Wright of Iowa, Is al
ways seen nt church.
Tin: kkw voniV .u imi riii:siivri:ui in
Is by far the most popular ono of that de
nomination. Secretaries llrlslow and
Chandler are represented there by their
families It not in person; Chief Jullee
Bradley has his pew there. Indeed If you
wih to boa "high llyerat f.ishlon" re
ligiously and do not affect the ritual of
the Catholic or Kplscop.il service, by all
means get a seat at Dr. Mitchell's. It
l certainly j,o correct thing to worship
there. Dr. Sunderland dim chaplin of
the senate) preaches on Tour and a half
street. This sanctuary so large that
almost any congregation look scattered.
The president (pro tem) of the senate Is
numbered here among the regular nttcn
datiK but his popularity Is not so ex
cessive as to prove any great attraction,
and Dr. Sunderland's hearers nrc not
greatly Increased or diminished by the
floating swarms of winter visitors.
THK CATHOLIC Clll'liCltHS
embrace In their membership n very dil
lercnt elass from tho-e frequenting their
altars In the North. .Maryland has al
ways been a Catholic State, whose old
families handed down their religion
with their estate, and very many proml
iicnt, oiiiccrs ot tnc army ami navy nrc
iidhernntsof this creed. The wife of Gen
Sherman is n devout Catholic, whose
zeal Is well known ; Senator Kernan nnd
his family are alhollcs, while any Cath
olic charity holding a fair Is sure to show
the beauty and grace of our farest belles
behind the tempting tables. St. Aloy-
Islns church, though most remotely lo
catcd, Is always crowded on Suiidav after
noons, for the music of Its vesper ser
vice Is wonderfully perfect. St.
Matthew's shrine on H. street Is in the
midst of lasblonabln residences mid one
may always see Its worshippers coming
aud going. Indeed It Is quite ns frequent
In Washington to .see ladles In street cars
clasping prayer-books lu their hands, as
in other cities you notice the porte-uiou-nalc
con-plciiousiy held. Kspccially is
this the case during Lent. Out on Fifth-
tcenth street the colored people have
thelrown chapel, called St. Augttsteu's
church. To this race, so fond of light,
nnd music and color, the ceremonial of
the Catholic church appeals very
strongly. Their wild emotions find
gratlllea'lon, yet they arc restrained, and
every month many new converts nro bap
tized. This fast assumes a political sig
ulllcanccof great importance when we
consider how docile are these people, and
how eagerly they follow a leadership
which has once gained their affections.
The mission and charities ot the Catho
lic churches, arc a shame to all other
chrlstalns. Censure them and criticise
them as bitterly as you can. but you
mut admit the untiring zeal aud devc
tlon of the Pope's adherents.
have ten religious organizations. Very
prominent among these Is the Calvary
church on Klghlh street. This was built
by Amos Kendall and given to the church
with the curious proviso that should dis
sensions occur Involving the dlsmUsIal of
a pastor and the vacancy of the pulpit for
a year, the property should revert to hU
heirs. Last .May Dr. Parker was dis
missed. Since then the congregation has
been served by candidates till it was
well nigh Impossible for them
to know what they did
want. The year was rapidly drawing to
a close, aud last week a formal call was
extended to a Massachusetts clergyman,
though many of the p-ople would have
preferred Uev. Matthew Vasar, nephew
ana namesake or the man who-o money
founded Vassar college.
The Christian Baptists or Disciples have
only ono small church, but several distin
guished people are among its communi
cants. Gen. Garfield, the popular and
eloquent congressman from Ohio, was
formerly a minister of the faith, and
Treasurer New with his pretty wife is
often seen there.
The Unitarians have a sanctuary on K
street, where wise men from the Hast are
wont to gather. Bostonlans drift there
naturally, and people who are fastidious"
are very apt to hear from that pulpit
thocrles which agree with thelrown will
ing belief. Then the Lutherans come
with their devout crowd ; the Quakers
havo two places of worship, and the Unl
vcrsnllsts are forming a society lu Tnl
inadgo hall. At the Coii'-regatlonal
church many Now Knglanders ure found :
Postmaster-Gen. Jewell with his family,
Senator Davis, Mr. Frost, of Boston; Prof.
Sclye, ex-Senator Pomeroy, cx-Spcaker
Blaine and Senator Wlndoni from Min
nesota. Dr. Kankln Is the well-beloved
AMo.sii un: i.rihCoi'.u.uNs
St John's Is, I believe, considered slightly
more aristocratic than any other. The
building Is old and shabby, but Its very
nge makes It more sacred lu tho thought
or those who worship there. Secretary
Fish comes here, with his family. No
lady In Washington U more ready in
every good word nnd work than Mrs.
Fish, whom we all love and admire with
a degree or enthusiasm rarely aroused
by n woman among women, nnd 1 have
never seen her looking so berenely, ten
dcily beautiful, ns when a few weeks
since, she came from the church, bearing
In her arms her baby grandchild, from
its christening. The family 0f Senator
I relliighuysen come to ht. John's, though
I believe the senator Is a Presbyterian.
oeuiuor oiiKiing's family arc Kplecopa-
Hans ; tho senator himself mroly enters a
church. Tho Attorney o(;llt.ral and Mrs.
I lerrciionl attend the church of tho As
cension. Chief .lii,tico u.ttlte.g flllnIly
aro keeping Lent very faithfully, ami our
magnates generally make some show or
attention to their souls whether they aa
Mimo It or really leel u. ( mvo Kwn
you these bits ol information to show you
tliat Washington is by lllt.ans lk ,So(lom
without u Lot. Them are enough Chris
tian? her? to avert destruction a long
while if there were any Abraham Inlluen
tlal enough to make cmuim,,,,;, with tho
Almighty, so while wo admit and deplore
all tho evil, Jet us offer thanksgivings lor
the good that wo know really exists.
ON THE BORDER.
Tho Moxicans at New Laredo
Open Fire with their Artillery
on the U. S. Troops.
The Americans Keply with Twelve Pound
Howltteri, and a Hot Fight Ensues.
Ni:w Oiii.iians, April !). A Browns
ville siM'clal to the Galveston Sews says
tho taking of Matatuorasn week ngo by
the Diaz parly, thereby placing them In
possession of tho w hole Mexican border,
leaving few or no federal troops nenrcr
than Monterey, causes a dearth ofrcvolu
tlonary news. Diaz maintains the strict
est order lu the city. On last night ho
shot three soldiers for Insubordination.
He has made appointments to all muni
cipal offices, hut no presllmos. As
yet he seems well backed financially
trom outside sources nnd U
strengthening his position and
accumulating arms, niumiinltloii nnd
stores. His probable he will soon or
ganize a force and make n move lu the
direction ol .Monterey. Fuzro Is said to
be there with only about seven hundred
men. A letter from the revolutionist
Trevlno says he met mid routed Ardinez
at Altaqulta with six hundred men, two
hundred of whom turned over to Trevlno.
The report current Hint Cortina had
been shot lacks continuation.
A special to thu Galveston AVim from
Laredo, Texas, April 'J, says: An Amer
ican merchant or New Laredo, Mexico,
was Imprisoned and his life threatend
Inst night by the commander of the fede
ral troops lu Laredo, .Mexico, lor hesi
tating to contribute Ills property and re
fusing to pay n line ol $(XI. Colonel
Mcrriam. of thu United Slates nnnv. de
manded his release, which, after" some
words, was complied with ; but the Mex
ican authorities threatened to kill our
merchants tho llrst chance, nnd our sol
diers are under arms.
Later littnlU of Ihc VVnr
Laiuido, Texas, April 10. Great ex
citement exists hero because of the arre.t
of Mr. Dlamotid.au American citizen In
New Laredo, Mexico, by Pueblo (julu
t.ini. commander of tho federal forces of
Mexico. Qulntara demanded money from
Mr. Diamond, who refused, when
imprisoned, with tho assurance that II
the money was not forthcoming he would
be shot. Diamond scut for tin rniiiincr.
clal airent, w ho protested arralnst such
nn outrage, but without effect, when ho
crossed to this side and reported the fact
to Major Mcrriam, commanding this post.
.inor .Mcrriem, with the United States
Laredo and Interviewed Ouliitnrn. whn
said that It Diamond's store n
broken open and robbed he wouldn't he
responsible. Mcrriam asked Ouliitiiralt in
stated that officially or as a threat.
Quintan replied that he did not want to
talk about It. Merrlain told Oulntnra
that he would have his command In read
iness to protect American citizens. Quin-
uui hiu; - lju u-, you tianm pieaso;"
Diamond was released. The revolution
ary party madonn attack on New Laredo
and attacked Qulntara at daybreak this
morning, and after lighting two hours
were repulsed. Thev renew ed the attack,
and now we can hear the continued roll
ol mu3kctry,.and see dead soldiers lying
In the street from this side ol the river.
Stray bullets coming to this side have
nuuuueu uiree iimcrican citizens, one
man and two women. Fightinir Is still
going on, the wounded crossing to this
side. While writing another American
was wouniieu nere. .Major Jlerriam,
I'uuiuiaiiuiiijf utilizer ai mis point, is train
ing a gun preparatory to shell New
TlieM rxirnnv I'ircoii I hp IT. s.
Gai.vkstov, Texas, April 10. A Lare
do sjkicJuI to the Aic says : "At the
request oi mo Special Deputy r. S. .Mar
siial, .Major .Mcrrlnian planted a twelsc
pounder on the bank of the river this
mornng, and at one o'clock this after
noon tiie .Mexicans opened a hot lire
from New Iiredo on our guard nt the
terry ami tney were compelled to with
urnw. me lire was then concentrated
on thu gunners, whereupon Colonel Sax
ton threw two shells into New Laredo,
Mexico, from his twelve-pounder, which
siieiiccuino .Mexican lire on our soldiers
ami American citizens. Two men and
three women of this city were badly
All Klnil .f
Jul. rrllillniratllollnni l'rlrri.
.l Uie ULLI.KTIX OniC.
Evansvllle, Cairo and Memphis
Steam Packet Co.,
Paducah, Sbawneotown, Evans
Tillo, Louisvillo, Cinoinnati
and all way landings.
The unrlvullKl eule-ulietl attamcr
I). O Kowlih Mu.tur.
Kd. It. Thomas Clerk.
Will leaveKvkniTills fur Culro every MONDAY
and TIIUltSDAYalln'rlnIrn .I,
Lcuvts Culioevery TfJKSDA V ami VI
The tleuunt eldt-wbttl ttraintr
IIkn Howard .Mi.ter.
Waltkii II. ritMxi.NOT0.vM. Clerk.
Will Icare Kraiiarllle for Cairo urery TUKS-
DAY anil Kill DA Vat 4 o'clock u. in.
Will Have Cairo every WKDNKSDA Y anil SAT-
uiif.i i u i'viuea v, iu
The eleKUiit mite-wliee uteamer
John Ooir Mter
Mat. Willuhi Clerk.
l&t Kvunnvllle for Cairo every WKDNK8.
DA V ami bATUHAIiY at S p. mi
Ijuxxe Cairo every TIIUltblM Y ami SUNDAY
Kacli boat mnke close connections at Cairo
Willi ilrst-cUua nUamcrs fur Ht. l.oula, Jlem
!V,,lV"il JS"?? OflU'i,and at Kranivlllcwltb
IhoK.ftC. It. It, rorall)lntsNortliand Kant,
and with the LouUvlllo 'llall HteaineM foall
oliiUuntlw Upper Ohio, kIvIiik through rt
eli.ts on IrelRhU uml nasninm rs to all iKilnti
for urlher Information apply to
HOI.. HILVKK, lWenger Agent.
IIALUDAYlJItOH t . ,
J. M. 1'IULl.II'S, " Ageuta.
, Orto (1. J. UKAMMKit,
fiiierliitehiunt and Gvneral Freight Agent,
PKi.vo-lr. Kvaiiavllle IntlUna.
Ten elegnnt jIieeU of Choice Miuio arrangiil
lorthel'lifim Korlewlll h! 8(-nt liy inalton re-
ul Is mTach '"r' P'd, or '''''
Happier lay-liitiniiieiilHl .Tom Ilrown
M uy rati I not rorget Clarlhle
J ar O 'er the Wut Maylalh
High l.lle-Wull. .Mwiim
own when- tho Violets tlrow WeMrrno
W heii OM Jri kson liwl hit Hay Westerne
,. ' 'mint old 'arm Iluhleti
. iic vonege uiuckkien Mtoililanl
er In the llanilli'...
Ilovou Iteallv Think he lllilf
.unrena ornerx in iienj w. iinclu'iiek. Tub
liiiliersWJIilrcl Avtliue, N, Y. '..ihi.ii,
New Goods! New Styles! New Prices!
MR. J. BURGER. OP
J. BURGER & CO.,
Who has Just Boturnod from tho East,
Kt. n.U ronllul Inr lliitlon lo the rlllenx il ( nlro U, t-vmnc th. lr Mmr ,
No. 124 Commercial Ave.,
Ono of tho PinoBt Displays of
: :mm w c j
INI l.t lilMi
STAPLE and FANCY GOODS, NOTIONS
Of AM, KINIISi
Ladies' Fine Shoes, etc.,
i:cr 0Mied In tlili .Markit. 'I l,c Mni t, nf
OIL-CLOTHS and CARPETS
Selected His Goods with Especial Reference to tho Tightness
of tho Money Market,
And Out, HMlalnlliy liU Iuiik iK-rlntf In Ihc- Dry HoihU l.n.ilri. M, ,c ,
Enablodto OfTor Customors Mngnifloont Bargains at Pricos Which
Cannot Fail to bo Popular, Even in thoBO "Ilard Times."
In short IICUUKK A CO. lmf .Utrrmlmil .
SELL THE BEST OF GOODS AT THE LOWEST PRICES.
J. BURGER & CO.,
No-124 Commercial Avcnuo, Cairo, Illinois.
GREAT BANKRUPT SALE!
I have thla day opened at
Full Line of Furnishing Qoods andNotions!
Which I Will Bull at Flicurua Navor Uofoie Offered lothl.Olty.
THESE GOODS MUST BE SOLD WITHIN
And uaTlley are ttio Boat ora OreiA Wholuaala Bankrupt Htock, It will
B Monty ia. Tour Fcckot to Buy of TXu.
GIVE US A CALL.
Remember tlie Place J. Burger's Old Stand, Cor
ner Ninth Street and Commercial A veuve.
74 OfflO LEVEE.
In Stock for Spring Trade:
Strictly Pure White Lead,
Pure Linseed Oil,
Guaranteed Boiled Oil,
Artists' Tube Paint.
Best English Paris White,
Glues of all Grades,
TERMS ON THESE GOODS CASH ON
-... i... ...... . j-.u ..j . .
Importers and Jobbers of
Foreign Fruits, American and English Pickles, Catsups, Sauce
rniiiiril Milt, FInIi, Mffilt, nrriuiiu froiline.
Soup Stuffs, Condimonts, Flavoring Extracts, etc., etc.,
Fancy Groceries m
Orders by Mail Promptly Attended to.
64 and 66 West Second
apr 4 tiu-iJUmow
tlieold Stand of J Burner, vIih a