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THE NATIONAL CAPITAL.
MUMAHl' OE FACT AND OOSSir
mr. Harare east the CaMnet-oiher Neeta.
Ot*i are Prantlnrai - I b* Penal** Atenta
rrsa Miliiary aa* tb* lra*rar*tl*n.
tfrotii Our Ref nlsr Ct>rr*?r>,ndcnl.|
Washington, IV-cembcr Itt.?Tlie lin
|in?n>ion continue* to prevail that Mr. livy
ard will preter to bc the Secretary nf tin
Treasury, but lt ?re.rt? very ccrtsln Hist hi
will rte ofjcreil and accent the |ios4tion o
Secrrtai y of state. This it the potitini
which Mr. V/er*?ier Riled, and lt will en
able Hie dlstlnt'Hlsheil Senator from Dela
ware to display bl* best statenmtnshtp
There I* op|io?lllnn to t':c ajrailntiiirnt o
Senator Oarland n* Attorney-Oencra!
Lui H will nd ninon nt to any
I bini;, a* Hie country seems to havi
determined that hi ls Hie man for (lie BtaCC
Hi* prt.i*?r place, however, wt ni Ul l>e ot
Un Supreme Hench, with Mr. Tucker ai
l - .'.iniimnion. Tlie friend* of Mr
Mom v. of Mi*a|as||,|ii. chairman of lin
llou*e ( fiU'inittt-e br P.isl-Offlcet, tn
-- bj bl* * latins f>r a pl I
Hie ( abinet. anil Senator* Lama
nnd tlf.na* continue to he spoken af
'Ibe ubi pruail. t lint ti New Yorker wil
BO lola Un ( aldin t, ami flOflM SIT Hist D tr
du liner ta ill tie tbe lucky min. If a Penn
sAivanian I* selected nil narree that Mr
Randall will he Bataan a* secriL-irv of tin
Treasuiy. His opponent* apeak mon
kuiiih of him than In-n Ld.ire. and a?r-1
that bi* cour-t BM bSOB patri nb.
TUB l'KS*l.'\ ri.dl'I.B.
Thc pension ajrrni* wm- notoriously em
pl< vrd in the last evilness in ailinn.' th<
Republican*. To-day. Im fur.' t*?4lBrlBie
. ..ii n.lltie, lt csiue out thal they elaiin-il ll
hnvels-n I* P*M J marsh al* in Cincinnati
.?ind thi'* end. *v areli I" Justlfr their con
dint. Tb. fact IflJ thal MM pension |M'(ipb
lian ii-ed lin ir |o?i!ioH? In eiaVBMSI RM
vear* io aid HM BapUhileaflC IB cirrviiii
iii.tmna In (Hilo and oilur s'vte. iu tb*
NtitliVAi-t. Hm. Qoonjt D. IV I*" wa* no:
i,....A.i. in lu* attack un tlieni tin-olli'i
Biffht*
TIIK SENATE IN F.XH1 :|VK RBSBtOB,
Thc Senate W?nl lilt i executive BfBflfOI
al an e*rlv hour ta Say. :iihI til ili-cus.iii
til IBS (imfirin.itnm M Hr. Mcculloch a
? tarf ? ( thu Tna*urA wa* further lau
I Hilled. Senator Rlddlebtii.'i r BM BOM
very cmi?l in bis nppn-itbiii to him.
THI TAHIKK AM' 1MKKNA1. BBVBStMa.
I tliterAii wed lo-day MMOl the tiesT-in
forma. (1 timnirial st*|e*ni'n at thoCaiMtO
in rewind io tariff and lat*real reveals
lpg tl itnii. and he sniil that not lum; will I*
sion. (In* sCMBBU in re-aril to either sub
jul. This hut coniiruis t.ic kies y<nir cor
rcsiiniiileiit h?s til Btaag cutt ruined, tba
1 hs is- aa ill bf un reduction nf the wlii*kev
lax mid no iholttion af UM tax Ml tobacco
A very iddii-spnkm tJUoanrtTBt sala to BB
bnlav: ?? Weenmplain af Un-1 ix on Stager
and vet lt I" cheaper ItMUCTM I* fore in BJ
riiiii.fctiiTi.aa*) a* for btearea*,that oi
not ((isl aa imitdi as when I vms married.'
Bc wm (vid'iiiiy baMua the Itssceash
tariff ri lorin.
Till. MILITARY ATTHf 11 ll 'ilii.ATI IN.
I bear that the Pennsylvania Nations
<.u:rd will Invc flsAflraSR BSTCU sn.I elf,!
llaSSeuiiil nun here flt Nie BMtMtUratlOfl
The n |>nrt i? tlial rOUT Fit*t Virginia rej{i
un ni will nlao !>e here, hut 1 Rafi seen tn
OBBBsIBUUOUBOtBMBl a* fat Ol it. A aSTR*
BUaUBOl "f northern niilitirv (NMHpanle
hiv. inf..rined the c.ciiiiiitt.c tint they Wil
|.e lc rc. hut I ni/ret to Ballee thal louth
tm loini'iitiifs ari slow in foilowtate, lust
t \ iniilc.
nu pm sim m ash ar rots i ass i a
Mi Arthur lo-day ssMnNrltarasf flMashor
t.f (.nen-* thiii BC will e.iHlinue t . mik'
appnintOM ii:* up lo the 4th of .March. Thi
tli?-i| :i.s Hu iibn Hint he would leave ;
numb, i ol places that expire in Felirn.iri
.-.-I Mr. ( liAeliiiidl I IB,
< ll vm Bf Ai..tlv.--T HEVbUlI. I.K.HSI.ATI.iV.
Thc npini'ii! a. .in. tobe trencral at Hu
Capitol that BU pt th ral legislation will Bi
tim.nd esRSteV? >>t thc kivtptoprtslloti bill
?it thi- -is-ion. I had hoped Hutt the BM)
? du. uti..mil bill would pan the House, am
I still sopt tbat thc -""I mum of the bod]
will muk. bi aacsptiea in it* fayer.
THE IHVtn HATS IS ttl lit K.
I had *u|iihisc(| that thc il.pirfmcnt
xv. rc lilied with Republican*, bul a badin:
IstSBIH I st lil W. diimrlnn infirin* me th.i
Ibf .ili'i-iol.!.ra have BeeoBM I b-rnoi ra's
lb ..'Ac lill till lilllie- of -otlll" who shipjf (
talion i unn to .Mw link to rate f"
Ubi tai who pow declare they were fat
Oin '.and.
Till. BaBBRO IN THE AVOOIt-l-II.E.
Iinji i the fiii-e if easaatuhf fhaeolorei
clall-i of Hie IBIII fl BM coiiiiniiic hill, lt
ti|i|ioiiiiils, it vv.a- claimed, to-day ernie ivor
id Io defeat UM entire ineaaiire. The de
bate wa* protracted un punt*ot urdu
and furnished little interc! to BOWe-Ralbi i
IT*.
Td MAKE THE AUKK li.T! Hil. COAIVII*Mi:1
v BsBSRUMI ul THE CABIBBT,
Colonel Hilbert Ht villi mu at thc Caiii
lol to-dav lotikimr kiter the ''III to nuke tin
< oiniiii*?it'iier of .,.,'ri iiitur.' a liitinb.i o
thc ?shied Thc bili p.*-,il the H.iii*.
the . ther day by ? most decide*
liiitji.rnv. iiiiil ( Olouel Iii vt riv - ,\s il, ,t tn,
out of iiine of thc s, ?^i.. ( ,imriiitt.-i
in AATtcaRure ar* Kn, ara te ne in nf toto
Un mi astin, li is ta^ajsMed that otbei
un lui* r- ni the coir.tnitl''', aa Ii sm Oplnloni
Iuiai rot bren ixprcMcd, in af the mab
AVilA ol ll il kill.'. AflMBg it* i'lA'f "lt. * ll.
Sui dms l,,oi.'..i.f .Mi*-i--':|it,i. and Wit
li IBM, td Kl litiii'k>.
Klilt 1 news Iii RB.
flBTI IBMI Bl nt'cljiis toil iv: In!.'rna
revenue, 8344,441; rattou*! duties, 835),
The Brants lo*dav pssaed a MU makin:
. ', iiijiiatinii fur the I.ai .yctlc minti
lin bl.
A-sl-l ant I't i-f ill tatt I'-I.i iii I'll I.Vin III -JV
lie bu .Ul- t" li-U.Il aild take I position il
eauneettofl wUb thc Bell Telephone Com
|i.llV .
'I Iii dinner lives Senator (.ninian lld
ivii'ini' iv na sn I ia borate ttlair. H aa i- ii
boin.r al bi* elli i. to \ :is ciiiirinan of tin
Ibiii.iiif Executive Committee dunn.
lin lille t si a
Colonel < bester, who delivered thc pre
Milt nOiil vole if Tel tn ?-.'. , BM fOSBI
kr ever j PaRjeuallt Prealdeol -ince Mon
im.
Mr.F V- I. ic ha ri'-nn li a* Ina n a 11|., ii n'.a
tm the li'aiittiiniliim ( t'lnmiitcc, an I thil
- in a-i'i|.e.-!iii h.
1 "Ll Y'KlQHTB COMOBBHS.
\\ Mataura*, UecCMher is, issi.
flt eau.
Abms i the BMSBatisR pfaBeutedarae sui
La Mi. Her from thc Woman'l ti
A,-. ' i i di ol l't nnaylv mi i protestini
? ? i - ..'? i -ion ol Dakot i on ,i (I ir
r-t il nt , u flfflfje Bf incn ilin,i. hi 1 di n, itu
ihe Ballast rliaUa of areaaao. Mr, Hear
in pu *t imii.' if, -id nut wilie bc favored
AAllllll -li!: I ita". . In ti-'ll.-tit ll unwise it
BBS prisciit leSBAOl flf < onere.- f'ir the ad
A. i ai *ol tliti.illal' fi.i.|tpo-f thC tdllli
sion ..(a in v. Stale os the ffouad* *el fort ti,
BBC w Inn tin Ter lories ol Wy.unit! :
:nui *TaflflAflajftau shall esll lor ailmis.ion tin
, MI, l-i of WaftRlfl Bl Wolli'll ill I'lise
TtfriHrits nay Le adtaiii ? il a* an amii"
m. ni flfalBSt their admission.
Mr. Hoar also taaaeoted a isiinnn fruin
i A-Ss ualoi (tctir.'e B. 8peoe?t,0l Al .li uni,
UT Uria* I'i Isa iiayment ol .\;.
t ,.n. il bv bun in aoasSatesg bi* MM in thc
.-i aab.
Air. !Teai submitted a jo,nt resolution dc
11 nii^ tlmt. niihoiit cotisfiit or atitliuriiy
td OauisTsaa, Um propaosd Bkarasus tuf*
tevtxtfi Aisditlon.ordt red bv thc Secretary
ol Itu- Nhvv. wa* illck'al, and dir.-ciiiu' lin
Ncreiaiv not lo enforce hi* ur.lc-- IsiUad
on thc Milji-ct until definite and Janal ac?
tion by (i,nu Tts* BB the p solution.
OS Mr. Hali's objection Un i.ati)ut|,m
wt nt tiler one dav. Mr. Ved savlm; that he
Mould call it to-morrow, at the eipedMlHB
wa. uiiiiir nrdir* to tall from New York
halurdiii. and Brassi t action wa* RSSSSSSai ?
Mr. slierman called up and I he syVnate
|w**ed the hillap|iroprlatin?'SA(i.(K)()for thc
Ranaas of teaMlssi a ahstBa i.. itu- BMassry
ftC'iiiral Lufaycnc. A* passed lt pro
vide* for th* k|i|Miuilnient of at'.i!iiuii--i Bs,
-?ii ..f thnc aaatMT ind tli-eertpre
** lilatlvea. lo earrv cut thc purpoat-e .ntiiii
?tjtei.
ai I P. M.. ni, motion cf Mr. Morrill.
Un Senate went Into executive session.
'Hie door* hduK (kited. Mr. Klddlcbcrirer
ccniiiiuid hi.siieecb lo oppo*iti?u to tlie
conflniiBtioo ol Hiifj Mcculloch to bc
heereliry of the Treasury,
At z:.a*? P. M. the door* were reopened
HBO Icflatatfve bUsiliea* *ra* resuuietl. Tin
late;^.|*u. eomtiiertt lull was iden liken
Da, md explaineii at lenxtb uy Mr Cul?
bin. '
Mr. Maier offered blt amendment! ero
bodiinj; the provision* of the |( -a_ ,? t,j]|
Mr. (ieorjre P->k the fl'?.i L,n:ie nar bk it
ol mldri-ariut; tbe Mtuaieoii the MU hip
yidtsed io.i molh.n tn adjourn, n-tdnlt, *
tor Staur tut f wworroa. wuen the hill wdl
eon,e up m uulnlahed butloe**.
Adjourned.
alana* *T tUar*.**,,,,,,..
Imnierhdeiv pfter the r.-tlmv ol tbs
sfoutoal. tbe Uiiuac latuned conuierttlon
of the tnter-Pitste commerce bill, the pent
Ibf um allon bein*;, ea tbe motion tn table,
the mot inn to n-eMisider toe vole by which
the House yeaterdav adopted Mr. Clod'*
amendment, nri?vidlnirlh'itlntlielrin*pvrt'
allon of |it**en!rer? rnllroid companies
shad nuke no dlneriinloatlon on account
of r?ce or color.
Tbe motloii to mc insider wa* tabled ?
yia*. 140; Bfljea, IPR.
Mr. Harksdtle. of Ml?*1*?ippl. offered an
amendment providing that ihe furnish?
ing of septrate accommadation* with etpitl
facilities and etpisl comfort* ?t the same
charge* aimil not he considered discrimina?
tion.
The amendment wu* agreed to?veas,
131; nays. ISA
Further consideration of the hill wa*
? mallanna! for ? few moments in order ls
idlow the Room to non-concur In tbe Sen?
ate amendment* la the bill makin',' tempi
rary provision for the naval service. Metsr*.
Hutu! hi. Holman, aud Long were appoint?
ed cooferree*.
Minn Ita Inter-State commerce hill wis
again L-ik. n nu. Mr. Kevitan, of Tcxa,*, de
mandeft Ha prcilou* (juratinn on the flr*t
-talion, A (mint of order was mvle tint
:i* Ihe hill wa* ROiBJ considered as In
Commiltfc of IU Whole it na* not com?
petent for the IInii*c to lake any action
which would prevent Ihe during of
inn ndmeni* and discussion under tlie ITS*
minute rule. After a loug debate Ibo
sj* .kt r aiistiimd thc jiolnt of order.
Mr. Hi u?-3ti them moved to limit the ?6*,
late on the seciion to fitc minuit-*, hut the
Speeler detlacd to entertain thi- inoilui,
mi the rround thal ilelnte iculd oniv Ix
lindi* <i in Hu- Boase Ly the instrumentality
of the pri viona (|iie?ticn.
The effect of tbt sc ruling's ws* lo leave
the House in i parliamentary tingle and
nimble to limit tbe (Itimte. The Speaker
n i oirnizid the inconvenience, and. a* far
hs bl knew, triilv represented the state of
affairs, bul could not e cii* the plain lan
giiiU-c cf tbe rules.
Slr. He rbi rt. of Alabama, requeded that
ttii- Sjicsker atibniit Hie question lo the
House w bethel, in such a stale of affair* **
yvtts now I r.ai titcd. lt is in order to move
a lindi of uehate OB Hie jiending section.
A point of order was also made against
this pro|tysition, hut paudMg fl decbdon
thc sixaker nccirni/ed Mr. Herr, of Mich
ik'Hn. who bad haas recognized early in the
dav, to offer an amendment to add to Mr.
Kalkada!.'* amendment the word*. ?? pro.
vidal that *uch separation shall not lie made
tm the basil of r.i'c or color."'
Mr. Hrrhirt moved to close the debate
on thc Harri* amendment and the pending
section.
Mr. Heifer rai-ed m point of order again*!
Ita motion.
Ihe !?|K(iker add that the question pro?
s' ute.I wa* a very important one, and leal
tin rt wen no rules or prooedfBto to guide
dis(iis*ion. Ile would therefore submit
tbe question of order to the Hon-c
The House decided?yeas Ld, nays 87?
Hist the motion was in order.
The motion ls dose the debate WM UMBI
Bj reed to without division.
Tho H-rr.s amendment wal lost?yen
Ho, Mila HJS,
Thc consideration of Ul secoud SOCtloS
wu* He n (UK nd upon, hut without further
scticn the -iibji-ct went oier.
Adjourned.
SOUTH VABOLIMA.
Kuilrrad (at* Dlamlaanl In the I ulled Mate*
(nun.
ispiiiai Maana iniiie DAanat*a.l
Baumb, N. c., Decenher is.?In thc
Cnited Sti.tes Circuit Court to-day Judge
si Amour sidled a judgment in thc case ol
John P. Ulandi Mt. The Atlantic and North
Carolina li.iilro.td Company. dlaalaslBg the
bill. There bad been a deed af trust in ade
by tli*- company to the late (iovcrii.-r
TboflBM Brass and bis laeccaiori in oin v,
nnd the pl..iniiff sought to lie surrogated
to thc rights of tue State under thal deed.
The Court WM of opinion that the deed
v.as I., th. stat.i, anti Hint GovefBOf .I.irvis.
aj anna ..ur cf GoYcrnor Hr.tgg. could not
be made a party without brloglBR In the
stine, and Hint thc ("Hil had BO jurisdic?
tion over the Stab . (invcrnor .Ifirvi-'s ib -
imirrer wai therefore lustaiaadi and the
lull ilisini--i il.
Snow ?ltrin-lt*prlrvrd-Sirans* (ans* of
Dt-nih.
|Sptclal i. bariiin M UM ll'-i'.-xtt-i,.I
l'lAiEiuii. N. C., D.tvinbir IS.?Thc
first Miow-stonu of the season beans
ttiisafternoon. TlMweathM is very cold.
'1 be snow-fall ii gi ncial in all Darli pf lin'
state.
Irving Long (colored), under sentence to
be barned for murder al Greenville, N.e.,
on thc Md in-t:int. bas been reprieved by
Governor Jarrti until February Bid.
Mr. Kcas I'.rown. of Mecklenburg county.
I i-ilyuiufroma-trau'eciii-c ? blood-poison
I lng. Three week* Biro he had u quarrel
willi a BOATS lad. and tin if fought. In thc
.course of the strmrirlc thc negro caught
: Un vin'* thitiiih in Iii- teeth and bli it BS"
vin iv. ltronn soon beciimc sick uni de
lirioii.s.
* ni ? I ??? Ii", r.minni.cn In Freiahl Rate*.
Iflanettl Mbbbbm M Um Dt*aM*B?|
? pakkittk, N. C., DeeeMber IA?By
iclcL-raiih friun Siiisbuiv it br learned that
, J. Y. ROM to-day br.im.iit suit flRftntl
i Hie Richmond and Di'iiville Railroad
I tinpaiii in uiiKty-citrlit tmwtt for dla
' criminaiit'ii in freight rate* on cotton lic
Uxcm Sib-luiry and Norfolk as eonpafOu
' willi freight cbarxee between Charlotte
i and Norfolk, in violation of section 1888 "f
| Ibe Cede "f North Carolina. The cases
wire ttl*il before D. Li Bringle, justice of
the peace, lad Jodgiaenl In 1800 tva* en
H n il up in tarli case. The railroad alter
nert spoeeled thc eassto ? higher court,
and the matter premises io bc of Importance
a* trilling Ute roope ol the bvw,
Hcldavtlle Notes.
fCorrr-s;? .||.|i |i e ..f Hit- Klclituoiiil Dlspiirh |
Drctrrrr IS. ISSI.
Mr.l. B. Abbott, who w ia Hurried la*t
tilRht lo Mba Hall, i* ol a Baltimore in
iliad ol S Li.hui.ind house. Thc bridal
I'oiijiie lift list ni_'!i! on i northers tour.
Mr. Michael, of Hii- place, roslea lucky
shot bird-hunting yesterday. Thc covey
flew up, aili in ba I centred on one bird incl
a-tliree ti?in racrosaed In linc Belied aad
kill. .1 ail lour bird* Be bsd univ i *\n^v
barrel ?Utt.
Tbs toilfl span of the arched Iron bridie
cn the read Iradlaj from stoneville to
Ayet-vill*. in tin* c.tiiti. ha* jn*t bell
completed. The bridge i* over Mayo river.
Tin main -ian ia 180 feet iu leOKtb. Thc
foice was thiitv-niii. d tye building it. The
in -tit-, arc yetto be built.
one of the li'i-i-t town let* it Bntbcriin,
Va , wa* bough! bv the Ber. Mi. Spencer,
sod hes lust beea surreyed. Mr. Speoeet
prent lie. Bl 1 be Sillily ( 'reel, i llUfc'il, 111 tb lt
niiohbcrliocd. I learn be will lnak" li'.*
linnie il Sutberlin.
i in iv m.i-t be a scarcity ol iHrer, c ,.
Isla i ..ti 11.? i-tr. tried last Monday to ex
change in D.tnvilli 1500 paper Money foi
the sliver, and they could .>n!i gal 1100.
l lu y spphV (I at all the basks. Hov rb.
A I ii, Ni. i A rn sud on Hie 4 li a eire of
lilt Lal Totliii;.
I Uv n '.i-iiU'i, la t.i- lii-oa'cli.!
llb Ul, N. Y.. lb til:! n ls ? ll, j. t ha tl
i* in ff nm nt '.v. r Hie trretl latl alghl aad
icn.ovai to Auburn iohku of the itcv. i;..
bert T. Jones. paMor of the Park Bttptta
church, for Illegally votino at r 11 - - hue pre.
RidentUI election. Mr. Jones wu bora in
ad. sad wm brought by bi* pt reels ls
thia coiintiv wliile ah infant, iiiul bas tnt
!etn Batuialiaods but thiaki bia fatbsr,
who nsion for year* hi Ni iv York, nny
I'svc Inch. Mr. .Jone*'declared lor (i.vt
laid, mid Mdiln-si il a t), un, "it, ? i ? Stleg
priortcthf ibiiioil. Tb. i.',il.Till leelitl.,'
wa* iiiiii-'ii:ii"ii m th" t burel parti of Um,
It.AAti. ile was then declare! to' hf ?
allin, und warned tbat !>i* a cte wolli! BC
I i tiallenrcd, M it wa*, tad flatware lt in
under thc ocueial seth. His arrest will
: probably x*ttac8B ilidlLiinlion tnoeiiiv/ to
I child ben- to-niidit. i bc liiiled -I d -
cciiiiiiissioiii r hue i'.nired (he charges,
and the prisoner wtis, therefore, taken to
Am.urn.
Te* Kuiii.iati Weerie.
IBy telixraph to the Olapatvli.J
La>casteh. Pa., Ilecernhcr IA?The Inf
I line nsf on the Pennsylvania lailroad wa*
wrecked hy a broken rall at Christiana at
foSI o'clock this morning. A passenger
I car and a tieepiutt-car were partly thrown
t.Air.ui ftnbiiiikment and badly broken.
The passenger* were considerably shaken
j up, hut cul) ene injured, and he hut slight
i Iv. Condurto* Charles Rowan was alto
thghtll mjiirid. The south travk wat
I I l.-t ked for ?ix hour*.
The mcrnlnL' train wed on thc Ead
i Urandy wine mid Waynesiurx railroad wa*
wrecked th,* morning hy a broken rsil at
K(ed'? ro.d, (ht fer county. The enxtno
nat lt lescopi d, and the eugineer and fire?
man cru-hed beneath it. lfHhMR Raker,
ot Philadelphia, thc SflRtlBM r, wa* killed,
and Ibe lin mau seriously Injured. No pa.*
-I Hgt la Wt li- ItUlt.
The I ohm Wa*e.finll Aa*soelntlnn.
I Hy it le* rai ih M ??be I li. na nb. t
st. Lons. Dccemhcr 13 -Thc Boird of
IHri-ctors of the Inion H*se-Uall As*.,ei?.
ticii awarded thc cluunplou.*hl|i pennant to
tbe M. Louis Club, I mv divided to keep
tbe A**oc!?hon don ii t-o'cight eliiUa, and
nol tu minni anv duh* Cut cannot s'dit a
Hkiroufldv sound mid strnBRflncidalcui
dlt'on. mk! scrcpii'd tbe rcslsuaHon ol the
BaltlSMirr di.h.
FURIOUS FLAMES.
Over 700 Orphans In DeatHr Peril-A Slater**
llr.alr F.rTet-t t* **t* LIP*.
I Hy telernph to ihe Dupatrh.J
Kaw Yobs. Decemlier ls.?rid* after?
noon a fire broke out In the drying-room
nf thc c.-ttiollc Mah* Orphan Asy.ura. In
the bnibilnif adjoining tn, ri flit wing of
Ihe Institution, corner of St. Mark's nod
Al!) my avcnnea, Brooklyn. The luill.llnir.
willi toe f round*, oceupied an entire Ulick.
The building wherein the fire originated
contained a dormitory on thc t'.lrd floor,
in which there were ilxty -orphans
sufferlnir hom various complaint*.
W bel ber or not they all escaped
(??nnct 1st told nntil a roll-edl ha* been
hid; hut lt ls teared Hut *o(ii? were lost.
sister 5lary Josephine, who wa* in the
doriiiilorv at the lime the Ure broke out,
?Mala in rats trot* to Rets the little one*.
Sis rem dned In the room until atnolutelv
drives out B| Ibe fl*me-. 1 hen she ran to
UM window of the third story, where she
Mood mien the cornice until Foreman Mc
(.leanly, of Kng<nr 14, from the roof of
Ike buildlnc, swunir bl* coat fla her. Thc
-ids-re .ii-'M the coat, but whun M eldnar.ly
it.d to pull ber from her perillnu.
i i -:|| n, she lost her grasp and fell
Itiullenir to thc ground. She struck
him n bet 'boulder and head, and was em
vivid te st. ( itlicrine's Hospital in an ur.
.i-n*clous condition. Jo-eph Kian, I
tnt (I to deacend by a hider fr mi the sam ?
floor. The ladder parted nnd hs roeetTed
sucre Injuries. .L.hn MiCrilh, eisrht
years old, JiniHfd from Bm liird -t irv .vii
Mas bad!v lafured. Metocf De CauaAsI
Mid S'lsler Anthony were in the olll -c wh n
the fire wa* discovered They nt once
cure nn nbirm and proceeded ti gal
tb* liiiidn n out of Um asylum Ams wari
?88 orphans In thc BsBMUBg, TlSf MUSS
mill to leave it and seek -helter In anv
neluhborfng house until called for. There
area areal naaBiBfl muong the inmates,
but H ls believed all SBCefMd BBBUIBTag
siineof tlio-e In thc dormitory wintrs.
Hundred* of Utile fellows ran out Into Itu
fallim; snow hallet.* nnd (-oatie**, Tbe
linnie* spread with freed rapidity, and t!i>
I iiilding wat almost completely destroyed.
A Dispt rule Bobber's vjurtlt rous
?Work. .
(Wv lib ur mb to ibo In-pab U-l
(T.KVEI.ANT., ()., DSOMS* T IS.?Al H
o'clock lad iviniiiea farmer nancd ll ir
rington, living twi miles from (.'in va,
was ealh d to hi- door by a knack, and
upon opining it he was eonfionted hy a
?BBlhBd mini, who sighted aloin; the barrel
of a revolver, and said, " I want your
ninney.' Harrington took fl small sum
from his pocket and handed lt to tlie rob?
in r. who took it and exclaimed, "That
i*n't till; I want the balance."'
At that moment the uiaak fell from his
(Bea, and Mr*. Harrington, who Braestead'
in- in sr. cried out: " Oh. I know him ! "
??You do, do you?" shoutcM tho ruffian;
" take thats Hi'ii/' and he fired at lier, the
bullet laing through her shoulder. Mrs.
Harrington ran out of thc house and to a
in iirh ber's for help. BatUTUlng with friends,
didi pees of a desperate fU*SMM were
found In Hm hou*e. H irrington lay deni
oh Hie floor, with a build-wound In hi*
forehead. Mr*. Harrington recognized the
murderer as a fellow named Kick, who
livia two miles from IBS farm, citizens
ur -('curing the country for bini.
Al usu in-lon Ham*.
Illy lelefrnph to tbe Dispatch.|
Washim'.ton. December LS.?The Senate
tn-dny continued thc nomination of Undi
Mel ulindi to be Secretary of the Treasury.
1 bl volt i- Bflid U) have leen fifty to BBC,
The President to-dav nominated Edward
C. Wade lobe I'liit'd states Murslial for
the Southern District of Georgi-*, and Mi
Marv lt. I iiwenhiiry postmaster of < 'ancord,
N.e.
The hill recently prepared hf the repre
*i matins of Un- various stale bretni* af
health at their conference la this etty was
considered informally to-dav by the House
Committee on Public Health.' It was Hie
opinion of member* of Um committee thal
it would tic impossible to RSM thc bili a* lt
now Maadi al Ibe present Hasten af Coo
git -*. Thc tn.r.-iirf Involves a qoestlon of
state right* and thi*. it ls thought, would
occasion coottnui d debate.
The ColU Wave.
I Uv (elejrraph to the Dispatch.|
Wamiimiton, Decetnber is.?The cold
wave hu* readied this dty, and snow i*
? allin;; rapidly and drilling. At Chicago
lo-day the mercury fell to 12? below flare
at 'J o'clock this morning. IA*- below at
Omaha, and If* below at St Paul.
V)rc rh ed on lintier** Simula.
I Hy MMbSBSS tn the Dispatch.]
WAflSuTXOTOR, Decetahar IS.?The signal
corps -1'itioi. at Hatteras Inlet, N. I .. r ?
potta thc thne-iuasted schooner c. L.
( burke, Captain Cranmer, ashore on Hat?
teras shoal-, and i- reported to BS a total
wink. All mived.
I ( ri ILL I x pl..'.lon III a Driiesit. ...
I liv n-ii-i, i n| li to Ihe Dispatch.)
AiorsTA. (iA., Deeetahcr h.?a terribie
explosion of chemicals lectured tn the
wbolflsstfl drugstore of Limn ft <'o., in
thu city, today. A chemic il mixture,
containing eight ounce* of ia] irsts of pot*
?Sh, was Icing compounded Into a mortar
bi a colored boy nairn .1 William Holt.
under the direction of tin* ebetulat of
the (stahlidniiont. The latter Stepped
::cr? s- the store for some needed
ai Iii lr. and the explosion occurred
I (fore BS ha! Rot twenty fed from the
mortar. It i* luppoecd tho boj, contrary
lo directions, pounded the mixture, cane.
lng the t \|ilesien. Holt wa* terribly man
ried abd died in an hour. A iici.ro lau
fut dlltint and a chi-mid war.' holli
knocked down by tin- iioncusstoB. The
femur lustnisod several Mvere flesh
wounds from broken (ieee, of tue mortar.
Tbe chemist wm not Injured. Every win?
dow in the Hoi. vv.,- sitai'
ST 3,000 foran A i'm.
Illy Mt (frail, to Hie Dispatch j
BOSTOK, Miss.. December ls.?In Ute
Superior (curt to-day the jury In the cm
f Danid Edward COUIni ot. the Soutb*
Boston s'lati Railroad Company returned
a Verdict of si'::.uno fer lbs plaint! T. I'lic
-nit wa* enc fer 8110.000 dsmage* for the
bas <>f :ii, :i in. cm-id by betnf mn over
Ia bcstof thedefendantcorporation.
li-,"in.rt. >t from . .-!?.? >i.
Illy M'tirtj.h lottie IHsiaMi.i
iciisAii i.K. Dtc-nibd' If,?Professor
9locnm, nu ac'iooiinaaier w h ? defended
himself sgalual a mob, kilting one man and
wounding several other-, ut Haras Cave,
Ka., siiinnlav night, was dhMharged from
ciisteily to-day on iiietioti of Un i' until m
wealth'a nttornev.
n.'.isii is io siiii>|iiiit.
llvt teleirrai ll lo Hie ld-pal. h. |
GURTMIIA, Miss., Deiiiii'ter IS.?Thc
(ape Ann Advt I ti sir's summary nf di-1
in- to the (iioui ester IshlBS lad in the
l a-t year rhona thal I8vs*eelt, valued et
IO, have Leen lost; ||| l:*ln i-.tnu lott
Hu ir liv.-, leavtag 80 srldovrs anti 88 chil?
dren.
Heall-, of a I BBB rnl.lt Minuter.
11 v ii kunai h t" the iii..|.?i.-ii.i
Pun ibu rmi, Dfranhtu ll. Kai. II.
< Biekuer, for RTiy-serefl ye ir* a well-known
Methodist Ilpis.-..pal miniatt r, died herc
tlii* mernilla,', ii,, vv a* one of the founders
nf the Ililli rsity of MJshlgSB. BaWSSflSf*
niiV"t:v( inns old. and retired from tin
flitflflfltl* !a*t March.
!>? flint tl to SA. ntl ; rinijo.
I Hy MMJfflflA lu ihe ii'.|,alch. J
( eirspis. onie, Deoaflsber ls.-sinriir
lc a rn, of Athen* eountv, to-day Rude fl
rttiin-i t<i (iovernor Iloadly te flflud two
coin; anil- of troops to BoohlBg Valley.
The Governor declined to honor thc rtijiii
iRIOO, saying he thought the Ioctl authori?
ties could meet any emergency.
A Bold Anuri liTsl.
Illr cable tn tlie Dltpairli.l
I.nnsn. DeecmlNr IS.-The most re
maikahle lett ure of the trial of Hie eiirh:
Anan hists f,,r the attempt to kill the Lin?
t'tinriind others at Nicderwalli* Hi.it cacti
inc of tm- prisoners, w ith tbe single RXSUp.
ti'ii Bf iMnsdorf. trie* to put the burden
af bluiiie on somehodv beside* hiuwlf. lu
teni hiding his harangue yesterday Iii in*
dorf said if he died he died a* a martyr, in
obedlencn to the Scriptural command, " Bc
vc iiiilhful even unto death.' Tbe public
iriMcutor (leinandcd lint Rcintdorr*
word* sin iii lie taken down, in order i |
form Ibe bud* for fl fresh charge against
him af inciting to murder. Te this (har--.
I.'t ii-dor: was rsked whether he pleidvl
tuilly or not guilty. Drawing himself up
Ui hi* fn I height, the man answered: " I
RBia mi lin.- funherto **v. Deal with me
as you plta-e."
K os. tn fi v?i iionO.
lin rabi.- to die Ih*nneil. I
Li mhin, Iieceiuber 18.?A dispatch from
Turin sty* there wa* no foundation for lb
rumor current yesterday Hut L mi* hu*
siitli wev dead. On the other hand. BM
vt ne table pat. int I* in aay?*ti nt health.
Heavy IKifUleatton or a Vienna Bank
tMMttfnl.
jHv cable lo Ibe Pl tntch.l
VikNX'A, December 18.-The Hnir*e wa*
um-rlHcd today In consequence ot tbs di*
V???nr*J* L,lc?? *l?nner, dtreetor nf tbe
t\T. iV.*' d?lwl?eot la tbe Loom Aaa
tit* ,kW,ot B?n'r. eud the dlanevery by
no ffTiH ejr??'"l?ir hi* coffers, of a
Of fleit ,,f ?bo,,t fi.ooo.OijO. At the last ex?
t nji nat ion of tbe bank's effect*. Sovember
y___J___il?W_RI wai right. A reward ol
fi. dori ha* been oC-red for the capture ol
'. ?"."'. .Il U """""ed thal nc hat commit?
ted -oif td,-.
Heinrich Ruffler, a broker, bet been sr
r. "<d for suspected complicity with Jan
,\ T-r ,,U" had ?H*eo'inted Ind hill*
ci KufBer't to the amount of 1,000,001
liol Ula. -?-r~?
WE WOMJJPi EXPOSITION.
r. I biabo* Lara? Ab*t*t*s K**?ln* lt Otra
aa *a attar*.
fBy Meara ratIo ts* Ii|.,.,i. h.|
New Oslea**, Decerahei te.-Kollowing
Ibr h.svy ral,.* of yesterd.iv. to-day wa* In
t-1'-ly cold: ?trong northerly wind* pre?
vailed, and alte.'i tin r the weather wa* very
Inclement. The (.emmi iiupropitlouine**
n terMl! atlie.nd Hie attendance at tbe
U cild's Bxpeettton, which wa* even lest
te .ii during Wi ,.nc*d?y'* deluge. Within
the building'', how ca cr, work actively pro
imacd and new exhibits rapidly took
?bspe. Thc Mexican and .!eru?alem
ixhibit*. which i,nve been In bond.
v..ne rahasod today and moved to the
grounds, where the work of unboxing wa*
be nu. Horticultural Hall lu* a very tine
di*i lay of fruit*, fern*, tree*, ?bruin,
biisiit a, and the like. IrBlBMUl?ll i* given
ihat iu a few days it- contents will he much
more beautiful md plentiful.
In answer to a (lucstion concerning the
I i. ii itt> of havlnifthe Exposition openon
Sundays, Archbishop Li roy said:
"The Roman Catholic Church basset
aside Sunday In pursuance of (,od's own
eoniiiiHhd* ps a dav cf ret from the wc k's
ardueii. Itbors. If one attends to ht* paB*
fiona dutie* on that day he has a flatfoot
rioht. and i* granted absolute freedom, to en
Joy himself in anv manner he choose*, provi
(1( (1 till a UH Isl lill III -nllL'ilt IS cheerful, in?
stinctive. | HP", .'lilli moral. In regard to tbie
Kx|io?itlon.I would BMhilBulhllfly flflSUBBfll
(Kiyleily lo Bee it. Sunday or Wt* k-days.
Notlmig bu1 gooi BesuMl UBI flow from
visiltloihe Expoaiiiou. There the great
BUHU "f the people will lind food for men?
tal, phyai-al, and moral culture. Thchidi
PSt |* rfection ia art, science. mechanics,
ami profession, from all part! of thc globe
ate there represented, and thepr .iriieal lien
t bia to aasrue from aeaySaflRSRBOa with tiiese
an- incalculable. Take, lor instants', the day
lu borer, mechanic, or clerk wbo lolls dur?
ing tl,i wuk lc earn his il lily bread and
la* only one day?Sunday?to recreate
liini*elf. A vi-tt to the Exposition
?jr> nnd* that day will he of great
I i m lit la him, and I will heartily approve,
for these reasons, the keeping open of thc
L\\)' -dion on Sunday. Some time ago a
number of minister- of ibis eily waite)
upon me for the pBBBSSS of Iraving BM -i.'ii
a petition to the MflflMRSrs af the Exposi?
tion. a-kingtL.it Ihe World'* Enlrlie closed
cn sundays. I refused to sign."
Ovation to th* Martinis or Ripon In
Hom bay.
lily cable to the Dispatch.]
BoMBATj !>? ember is.?The M ni uni - of
Bloon. thc retiring Qufaruor 0sacral of
India, to-day made a State entry into tbi*
city. The streets for six mlle* anare
thronged willi DeopM and decorated with
fli.gs. Hands of music were stationed nt
fn QOCUl interval-. Three thou-and c ittou
e|araiiyi* followed Hie procession. Scy.
ra/]-tive addresses were made in honor of
the "occasion. Tbt'Manpiis of Ripon ni ide
sb exhaustive speech in reply, defending
Uk policy pursued during hi* admini-tri
iion. At tis eouelusloB of lu* remark*
t iiiiuisia*tic cheer* w re fliesu for Queen
Victoria ard tbe Muniui* of Ki]Kin. Thc
city was li t i 1 lian tl y Illuminated in thc eve*
muir, and there were BUflBSfOUfl torch
li j ht procession*.
lite tiorlallat I v.ii.nn ut In Berlin.
Illy cable to Hie Hunan h.I
I'ai'.i*. Desaasbet IA?A dismtch from
H. lilli in relation tn the Sod dist ex He?
lm nt say* the police assert they Have found
pi oof of an IIUbbIvS plot BB enroll
soldiers In sorial societies, and Ihat
pamphlets preaching revolt have bots
circulated privately among Hie sol.
dior* of the gamBSB nt H.ilin. The
barrack-were minuit ly *tarched Wednes?
day. The rc-iilt of UM Bflflf ii BM BUBB
ki jd secret. Since the elect-ton for mem.
lier* el the Hdcli-ta.: Soc: ili-t worivinen
bave bu ii i penh- BOToefltlag retttfssssa,
Tlie police recently, while trying ti dis?
solve a Socialist aaWBtfag, were pfsMtad and
beaten. Theatoh afterward foagM in tin
stn ct. The police were reinforced and
succeeded in arresting ? number of Up:
rioti rs.
An Ocean Nlcamer |n ("ollialoii.
|By tatt, i" Hi" Dtspaich.)
l.eMioN, DeeeMber IA?Thc Nortii Ocr
ii an Lloyd -ii Hiur Bhcin, Cantala Jnugat,
which tefl Bn tots for New Vork. hs* n -
tiil.i d to Southampton. She ba*, been in
collision with Bl iiiikiiown fltsaSMT, and
I wo iron plates in har bow arc -love in.
I lie name of thc steam, r with which the
fibrin eaiiK In eoniscl wa- the fork. Thc
ta,Hi-ion to tri nd h-1 PVeBlttgoff the I.lz
:iiri. The danssge te the Bas la i* alight.
1 i.f.lu ll Not**.
|I!y cable M lat l)i-pa:ch.J
I i ? I un. I', c. inlier ls. ?Thc court lil?
ia fu-td the applicaMoii te restrain the
agents of the New Orleans Exhibition from
I iUb| the On at BBS, i ii -'. ni-hip te New
l u 't MM.
Tie iniliiiiiliil SUtboritles Of London
have (dhnd ?6,000 reward fer thc dates*
eery ol the author* of the bridge cxpto*
-ioii. The force of the Bxproston waa much
treater lhaa al Brit supposed, though tua
strength of the bridge i* not rmpalred.
I bc Court A; j." .1 bs* granted ? nus
? (or :i new trill ol tl.ee lac ol Charles
r.i. dlaugb, lound luilty of illegally roting
in the (louie ol Commons,
Paris, December ISV?Tbs ?uarcblst
LOUlse Milln ! -I.eW* symptom- ol' ma,lib
Mil BnrteuiBg ol tu* biala.
I.i'Mii.x. Die. ni'tr IA?Beporti bave
linn niuvial thal thc Grand Ducheai 8tn>
gula, Of BtUSis, In- :'*knl tiic ( 7 ir to ?? m
.e,b ber divorce from Hie (.rand Duke on
Ibe ground that the latter c lUtlauM to
i: ima n lu- Bstatreaa.
1 iiv ni _t nts io hs- Shot.
| Hv , able h. the lil-pil"H.|
Bataba, December 18?Tbe lusurrt nt*
iptured recently InafUMll BaUiagsveaael
.:r the coast cf (nba l.y the gunboat < '*ri
i! ul, were Identified m General BtmBChan.
Colonel Pintari.. Estrada, Captain Manuel
I -ti-ada, ( aplaiii Pedro I.i-si *ter. and a
number ot minor oflesra. They will bc
-Ind. _
sn., na and the lMlltleal Prisoner*.
i-itni.iak iu ihe i'omi.iii Mtfttlaad
Iii thia ana. tarlee a* large a- all Enrol.",
and willi a tutsi popiilatfiiii only tWiSf I ll
cf Hie Eiio|i*!i capiial, toviiis ami VIII'gc*
are only bupcrccpMbic point*. Beparate i in
iiiiin nae deni n- sbeotulely nninaabll ible,
in able! if any enc featured he waul l ile
af buufpsr cr be devoured by wolves.
Thc fuRHtve tim* bas bo euotee, sad
?mst take enc cf ll'c BTW I'o'.lte* iv hi.'ll
connect Ute Iowas erith Hm rest "f the
warida Pur-ui' i- therefor.- cxtxetaclj
i asl. and Hills, w bib- the number, f lllt'fll
gititi- from the bess guarded prisosi ind
lillie* an...lints to hundreds anion, the 00*
litical priaOBSTflSBd I" tiioii-and- ni ni-' Hie
coonoon offenders, those vvbe luccei I la
OVcrcOMlag all ililli'nlti.-and ii fsi'n.'ing
flem >ib. lia n*elf Maj i"' eouated na the
aUgefa. 'lhere are two iiicni- of "il 'Titi?
an lamps. Thc iir-t, walsh Biverybsastrd'
.ii-, is ihat pf piotitii!', in erl i I ? I
good st.ut. l.y the first, fra days.
w h. ii the police furiously Banar te< ir owe
(H-nict only, without griing latona*
inn of Un- cacaoa to thc gri il ? itree,
in thc hope, nindi I* ort. n resin il,
of InfoinilnK their superior- ol th*
(*.-ape and capture of Hie pii-'':i'r
at the same Hine. In th" rn ?-: Ur
voruhlc cas.s. however, the fBgitire gains
oiiiv Hine or four day* of time, nhlk the
tntiie ji iiniey la?i- manv Meeka, sad
soiretinies manv min th*. With the trie.
gr .ph establish, d alor" all thc principal
lim* of c.nuuiutaii'iti"!', ciidey. ai with aa ri
horse-pitrnls. tin- police hav BO ttff
ti< lilly aa Hali a. r in roakimt Bp ' ? ' '"
time," mid exceptional eleverm? <>r good
fortune i* iiece?arv in order to keep out el
(lit ir clutches. Hut thia method, a
tia -iinple*: and comparatively ei-i. <- it
TKpiires few prersxrntion*, and bul little
external asdsUncc, is adopted bj the Ira.
tmnse m:ijorlly of the fugitive*, tn 1 it I*
tnii-dvlor this reason tbat 88 per '' nt
of them only succeed in reaching a Bl*.
t: nie of UK) or 'HW mill* from tbe pta ol
Itu tr confinement. Travelling I"'1'*? "0
dangerous, tbe second niAdc I* ni" .r
*nft?Uiut of remainingdiiddn in *<?uo
plate af concealment, asisfllllj prep-irod
beforehand, ls tbe province Itself, for one,
two, fbree, lix months, until the nilie,
after having earned on the chase *o long
In vain, come to tbe conclusion that thc
futftive must lie beyond the frontier* of
siberia, and *l*cken or ennrely eeese th-lr
\lflliocc. Thli wa* the pUn foll-iasl te
the fimou* e*ca|>e ot hoiwtln. WBO rn
mnined more thtn a month at Irkutsk, ana
ot Debegorlo Mokrievltch. who ty I mere
ibm a ictr In vsrlnui ussres In silierta ix
loro imderfsklog his Journey lo UumIs.
MME. SCALCHI'S BREAKFAST.
ITS EFFECT ARTISTICALLY.
TB* Law Ran Thai Orear Oat ar ll-TUr
PMlatlB, I *!?**! Marieann. Ardill, and
Mit* Bellara Tsatiry.
IXew Tori- Times. lflih.|
Tbt no rousted *n|nf? wbo pay Itnre
mm* for teit* In Ihe opera in efwer fiat
lb* j may gaxe upon the personal charm* of
world.n non ned songstre*ttes had a mttrnl
flcenl opportunity yesterrtny In the Supe?
rior Court of featUng their eye* upon two
poptlar prlmi-donnti, a contralto, and a
?oprano. who were pre*ent not t.i lift up
rtl.dr voice* in -one. hut In testimony. A
bevy ot gilded youth*, who a few "hoiir*
later would don bl les* appear In Inimacittate
dirt-front* In the moolee of either opera
hf'tsi, were al-o upon thc scene*, and an
expre**ion of wistful pleasure illumined
Hi( ir feature*, presumably called forth by
Dbe fae* ihat tiny could nee all they required
without th* boredom of Lstening la music.
Mine. Sofia Sealchl, Connies* Lolli, *at a.*
tmet fuiu as *he could In Hie middle of Hie
front row of sea'*, she wa* Sum|itiioii-ly
atrip.I In a figured velvet tire** of *n utv
eertaiti hu,., wales looked rad in om liirtit
?nd purple in another. A efSM hst WM)tri
resolutely upon the lady'* brow. ??. tiioiprii
she had jinked lt down ind *aid. "ism't
d?rc to move; " diamond ear-rinei ?hone
in li. r..irs; bracdel* encircled her wrists,
and long gauntlet gloves r>n as far
"P In r arms a* they could. Reside her
Were her co?tly seal-skin dolmnn, with it*
sn) h irimmlnif, and ber husband. Ttic
ftii eoHiitcs* wa* for Hil* occAHinn only a
plaintiff in a case again-t Henri- Ba mwbt y,
ter manager mo?t of last *ct-.n. Courit
Iuilri AlhSftO Lolli was much more io cr?
ested than hi* wife. He listened to thc
Whole proceedings In Kalie*., as lt wi rc.
and pulled at th.- points of hi* uiirig'.it I kV
Inr i- though they stuck rn lilt throat and
burt him.,
Soiom, n in all his glory would have hid?
den Iii. flimiiii-hcd bead If be had been
asked to sit beside Mi** Clara Louise Kel?
logg, who wa* radian! at the dde of Minc.
Scalclii. Mi'* Keilor*.' Ava* tm SB Intensely
good humor, and laughed all the time in
sheer youthfulness ff -piiit*. The Indy
wore a white mshflBflfS el.sik, embroidered
with red and other color*. I'ndenie ith
this wa* a dark cloth dust*. Mrs. B, R
Thin her and a variety of maid*, who*.
u*rs were not ixplalnid, sat clo,e lottie
Indi.*.
Colonel Maplrson, a* imposing a* ever,
well dressed as ever, placid M ever, and
gallant a* ever, was m the room, aeeempe
iiicd by a fold-lieatled Wi(lking-*ii'k, while
Mux Marci*, x. Signor Luigi Arditi. and
opera mymiidion* lo an almost -mlimit'd
extend, swelled the Ihroni.. Thefairplain?
tiff was represented tty Simon Sterne, with
lu* partner, Dunhi O. Thomp?on, and an
MBStStUUt, .lohn J. Creeney. .Mr. Henry E.
Abbey, al present in London, had confided
his ease to >|i**r*. Olin, Hives A Mont?
gomery. Hi* testimony had been taken
there. Judge Ingruhim presided over the
galaxy of o|Miatic talent. Judge Triiax
joined him a Utile later, evidently to r*Tc
vent his having al! the good things to him
s,ir.
Mr. Sterne, in opening the ease for thc
contralto, told thc Jury iivho Messed a*
much pleased a* (hough they wert- all in an
orcheatrs-box) thal Mr. Abbey had engaged
thc Services of hi* eminent client for *ix
inonili* at a salary cf |x*tO0Q per month,
with all (xp( Baas. Mme. Scalcbl dtlmed *
b:i!:nice ,,f aibrv whi ii, with Ibmreat,
amounted to fi.in. and the sflsounl of pae
- aft -to Eurolie for herssB, hutsbsad, sud
huiii valued at mjoo,
"Mr. Abbi > state-," std the connor I,
'?tbat Mme. BcaJehl filled to appear os
April I'.'th a* Fidi -. in ? The Prophet,' at a
matinee; that he aa.is forced ti close the
lu>ii-c, and that she broke her contract.
BOW, the fact H that the opera, ?Carmen,'
xv::- to have biin given that div. Arith
Mme. Trdiolli. Th. Inly wi* taken ill.
and Mun. scahill RSI untitled to ippear in
?Thc Prophet.' Now." *tid Mr. Menu
With it.I.ii-e patho., '"Minc. Bcalcbi/WM
and ls but human, and had eaten a hearty
bri akf:i?t. lt wm- Impossible for her to ap?
pa :ir at so -l.ert a notice a* I'itl'*, but ibe
efl'ntl to *ing In anything else, and even
tuc Of tlir.e ada of ? Tba Prophet.' Mr.
Abbey dedin..I nnd closed hi* bouse.
That ta why bc lia* Interposed a counter
carim of ?..,i'hhi for damage-.
Tin lir-t vv inn ss railed a a Colonel J un. -
ll. Mapl(*.ii. who ailvuii't il in it majestic
manner to the *t.ttid. While Mme. scildii
-nil. d. Mi** Kdlegg tin. Tel. tad Count
Lolli lookid at them in italics.
?? Your nuine, BSMBB ? "
".lain., li. Mapleson." Thc gillan!
_XBHrwfl| Mtmrrl bri ri Ind that such a
question wa-necessary even in the Sup ri ir
( ...m. *
??Howlong have lou peen an operatic,
RkMrMter!"
" For tl.irtv venr-."
" Do you knew Minc.Soskblf "
"ldc A* a priBM-donna contralto Ol'
mez/o-*o|i t.r.e she ranks among thc Isadlng
voice* of the Ava.lid."
"Is it in ff-- irv iii your experience hi
substitute alumy opera like 'The Prophet'
for a light opt ni:"
?? It depend* on I'iriiiiii-taiic. *. '
-What N the position of -Tlie Pr.iplut'
a* freing light or luavv y' continued Mr.
Sleliif.
?? It is oi.c cf Hie bearicst "f 9otrta\n an*
IWen d Un ( oloioi. ?? and the SN* ot I'nb *
i- er e ff the liiav.'-t of i'o/e.s."
?? New, *ir, i* i' rei* .Habit" to call upon
tn cptratic rinser like Minc Satchl to
-ing lid. * in 'Ihe Prophet' without prc
Ainu* reinnr*al. and with only a notice of
an hour iftid a half."
?? W. ll, il iva* a nry short notice lintier
lin (iriiiiiistnii..-."
?? Li t ii* BMUBM that ?he li ul nd ea'cn for
eidit.i n hoi;i? prt viiii-lv, il'iuiii iliink the
c. nhl Lave -ung thc part':"
" she would nsve given i rery feeble per
foi maine of it," via* Colonel Milli'-Ul'*
answer,
" Willi wind lilVct inion lie; ': "
?? Bbc would have been di-abli ,| for t e di
-iiier.ible time." The Colonel rianced at
Mme. Sealchl, wbo did not look a- ii nv any
I Mibillty -bc c.mid have existed tor
i :? i ii boars without rood.
"Mip|ni?;iig the I dy te li iv eaten nt ll
I : nd te have I cen edle I upon to
-lng two hour* Bflerwsrd, what would tbe
.'?ti Love bren?" wa* the next question.
??sci.ie : rii-t-," -.Oil tbe Colonel, ?? em?
in t -im: i.fttr lilting, other-?shirlo.for
h.-''tc. could n"i ling without eating.
Mario alwij - Mest befori
un nelng hi-'
- Bave von . ret bm! Mr. Abbey .-"
?? < 'i.ta-1 r ivvicc," "iiis.vi red ' blond Me>
pj( -on, in B -.'!? Veil telle Ol lei'"'.
??Do von consider him a good m ma?
gi r."
??Nc." -ai'! the nitre--. "Hi* cxpo
liiiui, vin know, ama only obtained la
1888 ami issi. Before thal be knew bo
Hiing cf operatic management."
?? I. it llsiml tO d'-'' :. Icu*.' when a
I ritiii-ileiiii.i nfii-e- to llBgf "
??ii is int," wm the answer. ??! ihink
by deUbcrstriy do-mg the theatre Mr.
Abbi a iiiiled hi* in,-eat teCCXpCIMe of hi
fa
linn Mi? El 'i ?"-??-'. io i !,ih-*i of cbll Ibb
exuberance, leaned forward, and la a Mage
vv,ii-pir retnarfced to Mme. Sealchl: "Ah,
i!n CoiouePa Um only maa wno kuowi
h. w io close s h.'tiae." Hu' Mme. Ucalebl
-.1 - . I ... il to b ar herself aarai and r.-piir
to tl.e willies?talnl. xviii.di sin- did willi
much tomi OflUII on ker pirt and enn-idcr
iBxiety mi 'ti-' pert of Mr. tba
Coiint. lu r husband, whose lyebrows
d to take a Img fin well of
bb eyes. Minc. bVskkPi teeBitueuy
v?: - dun IhlMlfk an interpret!".-, a- tba
- but im!.- acquaJaSsd aite thc Bag.
b-ii language. She BenauheT oparatle cn
? .nt with Mr. Abbey. BRI maid, BU Oe
ielur-2. lss'J. Th-si-aaoii closed April liri,
in Philadelphia, OS which day she awmf in
??Thc lioiiint." Baa Bang tiir*-'' ar mur
i Bice fl Weals Fortbela*t fifteen day* sha
bsd rt dived BO p l) . and ?? pSABBgaf from
Viv \..rk to London and from LoBdOl ts
Napb - bad not Ina n allowed fer. She had
i ? V' r n f:i-eil to sing hut BS enc aCBflBtaWs
?? That wa* In ? Thc Prophet.' " -h.- -ad.
- lt wi* imposaible for me to *lng in it t> ?
cause it wa* too late. I offered to give two
il ii- light act* and any oilier opera Mr.
Abbey pleased. Mr. Copleston came lo my
hou*e' at 12:30, and wanted nie to *ing
Fidit at i o'clock. I couldn't doit. ' I.igo
lille.' ?.Martlia.' 'The Huguenot*.' I could
.tami, but not 'Tho Prophet.' W.I!. I
wi nt H. Hie thealre. and made this offer te
Signor Viane*!, who translated my remarks
t . Mr. Abbey. Tbat gentleman said I
?nan sing the whole of "Tbe Prophet.' or
he would dote tbe house. He closed the
house."
Mme. Scalcbl slid if she had been capa?
ble of singing ihe would have done so,but
Fitli* was fearfully heavy and fntt_;u'Djr.
aid icijiiln-d dramatic and vocjI force. It
wa* the beavlest role of ber rupert dre.
?Winn I ww Mr. Copleston," sue *ihi,
?? 1 wa* ina akfasting. and I bad Aid no
tliintr io eat rince 0 o'clock H<e preceding
ev .-nine " Thc Interpreter tailed to tratu
littc tbe sigh a bleb acrompauied lld* state?
ment.
'? Were yon In feOod heaith t"
" Yes, surticieiit tn ting In any opera not
to heavy at 'Tin- Prophet.' 1 had not
practiced, and I nearly alway* exercise mv
voice with tbe plano before* appearing on
inc stage, lt ta a horribly difficult part and
I wm not equal to IL"
Mme. Scalcbl nimbly lett tbe Maud aud
Joined her dear friend Miss Kellogg, who
wa* nervous and excited. Hie nor Ardittl
wa* the next wltmt* examined.
" Mr. VUnrri tay*." remarked the cona
wi, "that ti singer wbo can ting a bar of sa
opera can ting the whole opera. It that
tor"
? Simply ridiculous.'* Manor Ardlui
ju kn! mit ihe word* In an Italian eettacy
ot i mphii-l*.
"Mr. Vlancd ?ay?," continued the f.n
perturtable counsel, "that If Mme. .-Msilein
eonld dmr Martha she mutt hive lieen aide
to succeed with Fide*. Is that BB**
"I link he mu.*t have been choklnc
Mme Sealchl beenrov aidfuvd vrllh *mtle*.
?nd .y ti Count Lolli seemed auitised.
"How long have )ou been a musical
dint tor?"
"All my life." (Liiiahier.) Signor Ar
dltl thought that at least one day's nuilee
w as necessary for such a rMc a* ride*. It
waa the most fatiguing .md ililli, ult of any
ronit alto or mezzo-soprano rtHe.
I hen Mi-s Cans Louise Kellogg, with
MOOl nlaeritv. rose from her *'*t and
?lipped up to the stand. "Speik so Hist
we c*n hetir jim," called one of her fenn.
nine friend*, and ?he Ianshlngiy promised
to do to, and ?ert.iinly kept her promise.
'? How long hate yon RSM upon thc ope?
ratic flhflfSl " -li" Waa asked.
?? A niimlier of year*," wa* the answer,
ghin so primly ihat Uk- audience burst
Into laughter, and thc clerk called ttiem to
.riler. Mi** Kellogg wa* (pille familiar
willi the rilli- nf lid.'-. At lea*t fw. nty-fnur
h..ors'noli e wa* rcquirc.1. and it wa* quite
inn..'" hie to b)bI it after lower riles.
" What preparation i* reqiiirnsfl'"
?? ??BM do you mean ?' salted Mis* Kel?
logg Jerkily.
" lu the way of meal*?"
"Ob. that depends upon the arti*!. "*omc
an t sasBsBad te ssl law hours ka**Mmes>
I* ai ing: nt'jii* Immediately liefore. Hrig
no.i ncAii ate anything evept ut an early
im al a hui In- Han,/ at night."
"Could Mme. Sc-dcbi wit'iout any meal
at all bave sung that role?"
"simply Impossible." was the answer.
?? she would nut have hat! thc slrencth.
Hut iniin.itliti Iv after eating it ls almost
imposaible to star, except in the cue nf
Mario, which wa* exceptional. It I* not
ISMtaOMRr] BB al *wiii a thing of an arvid
in her position. Fides does not fall in my
riMr.*'. but I have In ard it iiL'iin and agiln.
few people in tbe world?''
"Oh. phase. Mi,* Kellogg." interrupted
Mr. olin MoiiievAh.il lest Uv. Ml** ( Brr*
K ok UM hint ami tripped bach to bl r *."if
liken maiden of blushing sixteen. Max
Man titek tin n testified taut ni hi* opinion
Mme. BeaJcM would have seriously injure!
her A cite if BBfl Ind sUlaC Fides. " lt is tl
high rai zr,o soprano n'le. and Mme. '-e ib--??t
i? not a hig!) inczzn-aouriino. I il m't Hunk
lt i* n fit |*irt for In r. and she inivlit Inure*
brokes nowa entirety-."
Sumer Luci, ii AH.it>'*, a "voca! in
*lriictor." wa* then exiiuincd : "If Mme.
sealchl had -un:. Fhlcs." BC Bfltd. " lt
would have injured her voice *ertoii*iy for
a ix-rind of tin**- lt would nearly hive
bet ii a physical mi|His.ji,i)iiv, No. iii* not
a (Hie-tion of method: B BlflOjUSfltaSS "f
fiving the ritiit AjmitaMhi to Ito vocal
organ*." signor AIhitr* waa vov pomp'
nu*, and waa looked n_itiii wit!) nineo in?
terest. "Teachers differ." h>' aili, "but
generally the digestion must !*? BOtUftVle ill
oilier to baie thc voice fr.. ."
? Ho not Batista say. tlttir vole-. f>ir the
difficult pa?ag.-*? "
"Not in ?Un* Prophet." " was the an?
swer, and thc c dirt vy.is again calle I (rom
it 1 cist, ions uni rino nt. "It is I vary
dangerous put," h.-sui,|, "and the fourth
set is terrible."
Dr. Lewta Btabcrg wa* then CADsd, "I
lear Mun. Bcakhl would barefaiu'cl." be
said |iillu tica'lj, "if she had -ung I'idu-.
and not "lily In r Voice but ker b lilli
would have been Injured.''
"New," -aid Mr. olin, "I read in
-Hygiene of tue Voice' thal tea tr* bkmI
be sober ami avoid alcoholic drinks;
i asea, aa Ihe other bead, may do a* they
like, i* thai alee true al mptuao* ami
. oi IraRotl"
??I den't think sn," wi* Hie *iii'pn*ctl
answer,
??Now. i * e that Millbrae used te eat
ber supper In her private room before
gi mg io thc lin atre. and thai another artist
alu av* look ("ld meat during the perform
ai ec ?"
??'I hut i- l.i-loi-iitl," qui. Uv assented thc
Doctor," but on reding." Ton will then
mc that Malloren did something dee which
enabled bet lo >at bafors the um lot rn*
::n< >."
"What vva-i that?" a-ktd tiic t~OUASOj
iniVoii-!y.
"She -uiokid." [I.nighter.]
"Weil, it Mema to bm you curt general.
Izc," sahl the eoaaaeL "Stun- pruni
ileiini * drink a gUusol beer after the Int
;u t, other* ? cup of milk after the second,
some indulge in stewed prune* .iud MitlSf
Welter at-tatiil intervals."
?? Yi'?, -ir. [Laughter.] lt all depend!
upon ha'it*. Without revealing hiv pr >
feMloaal lacrets, I amy my*thia! lime.
Scatebi wm uiui b troubled ??;,? nPr gfg^a,
live orgrihs ii that time. It would have
bffl fl great risk Bebe bad -mi-."
Cotlil! Lolli was then ealletl to tbs -land.
"I cuni -pc'k onglich." ne Mid belplest
Iv. "and it cc* '. vi-iy Important CSSC f uri'
lin ."
- -1 ?iti von understand tlie oath:'" ttked
Judge Ingralnm.
?? oi. vc*. I swear." wa- the answer.
'I lui UM noble scion of Hali in arieto
criev.il) spite of Iii* feeble Lnglis'l, 111 lil?
li L't i! to lestifv to much tin' siuie i tt'ect ii*
hi- wife, and the CSSC foe tba plaiiititl' iv is
rioted. In opening for tbe defence. Mr.
Rivet *ail that ml th* tiny when Mme.
Sc ddii wu Mk ed to ling in "Tba l*r >
pin t " Mine. Nil--on. Minc. 8 Dlbrlcb,
Mlle. Labflfebc, ami Mme. l'ur*di
II di wa ic all ill, and there wa*
tm one hut Mine. Scalcbl te help
Mr. Abbey out ol I.i* ditneuity. ?? Five
bunilla d people were read] t" oblige bim,
tad be could not give tbe performance be*
caine ore lsd] bad eaten too much break'
f.-.-t." Heel iiiieil-lc hid brok ti In rc in?
tuit t. ind adi il. turtbermore, tining - te
1, *xtcnt ol 15.000.
I bk arai idjourned until Ibl* morn*
Ins. m
Thi* j* the time of year when fond I**1
rut- arc in. i :iring to luppij :;?, ir diil
(Inn willi uni1!;,ited CBBdy, lo all lUCfl
1 eople a c in fol pental ol a report -.ut to
the Health I'"ard on I'm -dav would bc lo*
ttructlve, lt treat* of tbe polaonoui *;ib
-tr nc * u-i ii to color confectioner) In v lg w>
i --tv li', anil sound* a not" "f w ruing
worth heeding. Moreover.I. wm followed
up yesterday ny the otu lal seizure of two
lon*of the adulterated -tu:!.- .Vc- rori
I. '?' Bl.
* ( ol D WAVE HEBB I
i. ii. -i I'rt'in tin" -ik'i' i om ti Tin- metter Mle
ll '" lid '...lier by -nu dav. I ben why n.,t tike
RUY AN OYUCOAI l'l-|IAl. '
(Jan.* at Itu- 'i'.-'irc iiniicl l-> a fir '? M
bi il-.-, ai ii. i.a t e al mi As v. il! ins md a ux bm. to back
wb.it itu y -.ty.
LIsTr.N WIIILK WK **Hiil'T:
t (H.ii-w KATHI! OTIIOOATA
Ti I regale* fit> kl d we j. II af fgi).
i bl r. rular fl't kind we sell st 118.30.
Tb. i(Kiilar*g0 kind we sell al ll J.
Thc n jrul-T 113 kind we tell at fig.
TB* IMBfl*HlHflMI**aaS BIR10
The n indar flt) Hud we tell al %$.
i AST TELL ItN I
It Itu.! iola-told. Tiler* ll I* In erery rarment
we mal;*. A kinder *tmethlii2 Dial tay*."This
lt tailor-made." lt take* a lot of touches, know
In*- and skilful, to pm the -tyb- and flnl-b toa
i.entleman'i Overcoat. Wt- shall never tel) how
wc do lt, but weil try to keep oa dolli* lt, and If
you waul Hie BEST CLOTHlN'i you'll rome tons
for IL
A. -AK- A CO.,
TUE STRICTLY ONE-PRICE CLOTHIERS,
1013 Mux stbkkt, oreoaiTB I'odT-OrricB.
Ide 1UI
ms MIME IMTRLLKBEMtB.
MIRlATlltl ALMARAC-DavaaOMM lS.tlSA.
sun rise*. 7:S5
Uiam sela. . 7 .'?
ll IOU Iib*.
Sun sru. 4:49 Mornlnf. 3:46
Evenlnc. *:06
Vt'HT Of RICH MUM). I)B( CMBBB 18,118*.
ABBIVBD.
Steamer Ouyaudoll*. Kelli, New Viirk. mer
tl.audl.e .nd tauseiifers, li. W. Alleu A Cos,
a sarnia.
steamer l'lnn*er. Platt, I'lnixd. Ipili i. msn-han
Ite anti tataeentrr*. J. W. l|.t filitk.a/*nL
-leaintr via. I, e.lb.rd. N. rfolt. (iilU'.l stat**
mall. Uiercrtandiat. and naaariitert, L. il. Tatum,
Beean.
CLBIRsn.
Bri* Marrrelk** (Danish), I'arnn. Ubi liraade do
Sui I..ur. I,alirj.f-5lili3 Maiiiiliciurln^ Cunt
nany.
PORT OK NKWl'iHM-t SK Wt, OBO. 18. 1S4W.
IUy Telt-trraiio.!
ARHIAI-.il.
?cla< arr earn ut I s. Tbutp, Uakky, New YorA
FINANCiA'A AND MMMmikl.
NEW 1 'Ai' STOCE MARKET.
5iw> Y-o^sv liaseerooer I".?Tho ahsre
murki t opened treak and lower. Prtcet
fell oft' |tf, coater* lesdinir; ttifBaaoaeoity
lhere w**a rtMy of isl, but th'* wal luc?
ia ed..I hy a drop of fall, LnctaWannt,
Lake du re, linera Hanni, ind Western
I'npw leadlnr. Vanderbilt! were ttflVcled
1 y repont that Lake Rhore dividend would
lip.-..'. Thi* wa* olKciallv denied, but
still later there wi* an allier rumor thal th*
Hil. elora would Meet on the ?>h and de?
clare S dividend of 1 perccnL fortheqiiar.
ter. ISt ar 1 P. M. telling abated aad ?hort*
hi van to cover. This brought bIout sn
ndvince of ApTf, Lackawanna and Western
futon hcinir Ute mest conspicuoa* tn the
upward me vt men'. Lv-kawaStM rose 1 ?
Wet. rn Lilli**), tl;t'nlon r?cidc, li;
? bleagn, uuriui?1nnindonlney,l; Nnrth
wer-t, If ; sr. Ifni, li; Delaware and lind
* m, lj: Lake Shore, tl; New York Cen
tiul, ll; p.eltfe Mall, I; and I'nun P*>
cllir, If, Tee rn u kc c'o-c I nrm at the
biglicat jMiinr ?f the day. Coalntos-k* were
favonhly influenced la'e in the day hy fl
ri vital oft tbe report* that a new cornhilli
llusii wii.ild be formed to-morrow. Lacka
w .;.i i \ is .frc ii.'! Iii in t! hythe -? .'li-olli'ii!
niim i .na awn! that the director* would
die'aja Die ii.nat i|i:arterlv iliiidend of $
1*1 i ? a',. Br vt week. I oin tm it'll with lad
akU'saaariRfL asmsa bis fill biirher, ex?
cept fir i mada Som beru, Delaware and
UU'1-.'n. Like Shore, .Northern I'acine,
Or*,{.it Trsfiseontinentsl, ifc-lfle Mai!, BM
Untaibix, which are (nj lower. Sale*. 8B*>.
00"J share*.
aVtwn.?stock* steadier. Money, 1**2 per
cent. Exehanire-Long, tHHlid."*!!; abort.
tt'-ivalSA. tinvernmentsdiiH. State* steady.
Evtnnta,?Exchange. A1*!. Money, ld*,
per cent. snlt-Trciatirv balance*?Hold,
fl2*.l'.9: currency, #Iiksst. Hovernmeiitx
.-asl -r; 4 per cents, l'i.lf ; lj per cent*. MU
bil. State bond* quiet.
Alabama-Class ??A." Stn 3.(hld) 8,1
"H." .Vs. small (indi imf
Georgia O'*.(bid) 101
Ui aram "'*, mortiraKc.(bid) 10ft
Nofh Carolina'*.ibid) Kt
North Carolina'.*, new.(Hld) ls
Nerlhl molina funuiag.(hid) IO
Benth Carolina Ilrvwa es>n?ol*...(bld)li)7
Tniiii-see u *.(hid) 4U
Virvinia C's.(bid) 38
Virginia consols...,.(hld) 38
i la *: I'niki iiiul kino.(hid) ,'d
Chicago ami N'oi|*T#r>?terH. 8,'d
(liieiuro and NorMiwe*tern p'f'd.I2'2x?
lieiiver and Ri?.(irande. -*
Kile. t-U
i.ii-i Tesmaasaa Baflflead. ii
Lake shore. till
Louisville tu*!. Nashville. *?
Memphis tad CtmriMtea. 2di
Mobile and (duo. I
N i-l,villi :i:id ( battancira. ???
Maw Orien:!* Vneillc lat mort. 18
New York. Central. stil
Norfolk ?vii Western pref.M -1
Ni.ittit it IS Mle.~, UM
BortbeiS. I'aiitic preferred. .'WI
I'll. - Illa- M.U1.,.... ???">*
Kcailli),'. 'il
Iii. bnejiid anil Alleghanv.,. -
ItidiMviid and Danville.,,i'dd td
I! id, wood and West I'oint Ternaual.. Id
Roc* Maud*..Ibm
St, Tiwi. *14
st. Paul preferred.tcW*
issasi.i.di.-. l-l
Halos Paeflc. LSI
W.iliaA Barite.... ?l
Wahask Paeile preserrsd. Ill
IT Mts rn inion. BM
BALTlMOsW.
BilTTMHKI-. December .ri.? Vlrginit(l's,
eon?nl?, "i'.i; i.'iv :i'*. ."lj* Hid lo-day.
RICHMOND BTOCI EXCHANGE.
Tmrsubas, Bawasher is, 1884.
BtfaW-TTrTT BsiaT.?IJft VirgliiL
mw :;'a at 52i.
STATS sriTUrTIOW. Hid. i * J
Virginia M-ln's. 8J
Ylr.'iniii roflSB-b.. ?'s
Virginia poe kai. 18
Yiigiiiitucw ;;',. B8J 88|
Yn. con-ol mx?ree. coup., UM 'iii
Mr-dins con*..!*, lss:i. ::i
Virginia 10-4H'*. ls*:s. fM
I North Cardin* 4'*. ft!*
| Barth Carolina (iv.er int.... loo} to"
(UT ROBBS,
BtchUMUd etty 8*1.UH
I Richmond etty 6*S.Ill
BtsChmond city o*i.Iel 108
l*ib isbnrgcify B's. special lax. I ls
, Petersburg eily a/s.117
Fredi riekabiiru Ts.lo-"!
RtllltOtl) DOMaft,
; Co), tad dunville tel Wa ... fi
: ColllmltiaiV (J.'.'il (i's, ev Int.. .57
Virgilio .Midland Incmne .;'*.. 49 .511
Petersburg Ul mortgage s'*..in
1 I'ctersbiirg l*t .Vs, Class A.... Tig ?,
I'.f.'.'.I (/:, Chi- H. e\iot..., _|| U
I ft.. Y. T!..sih".ap.a*Kcs'-...rlyT* ' 1
H. Ililli I). COHal.l 1;**, 188.5.... W|
1 IL and J>. consol ti's. 1888.... Ul j
, IL and D. debenture*. U H
1 Atlanta and Charlotte T's.HM 111)
A. nnd (. inc.mc (i's, <x int.. BI, M
li,C. and A. i*t inuit. 7'*. ...Ul
c.. C. A A.3d niel'.7'*, ex int. 80 t?i
Western [teeth cardin! 7'*...ii?; Ms
(.(??rgia Pectic l*t (,'*. J.v.I., to
RAILROAH STOCK*. I' ir.
lt.. F. and I*, common....Hu) BJ
C. niul o. eoflfflflOS.U8 ."1
Ki< flint .titi ft petersburg..HM) 77 7:)
l'eti ml urg Kailre.id......MO 241 -li
C.. C. niui A.Ml) || I.-i
Atlanta and ( harlotte_Mn 88 (i'd
North Carolina..Phi -ui *s
Norfolk and WcatciTi pid. MO in -Jd
\ a. Mlillalid ouiuioi:. Ll
IklSKsT,
Pim Nm Ional.100 .. un
l'eter-ling Stflf. ft In. Co. N Ll U
issi BABCB 1 "ii ri si ks.
Yiiginia Fiicand Marine., ffl .lt
Virginia Borne. ii 17-) 18j
OH.MN AND IOTTON BXCHAJTGI
Kn iDioMi. Va.. December ls, USA.
OH'KKINUS.
TThkat.?White, -JO liiiiheN. Mixed
7.7:...' lii-h. I-. Ucl, g,.i0.s hushds. ToUl,
lc..ju bual ela.
< ' ur.?W iiitc. 1,SH) bushels. Mixed,
1,000 bushels.
ic. k?1,100 budn ta.
Meal.?sn buibata.
SILKS IWOJffgS) TO SrlCRKTART.
\\ HK.ir.?H lute. -Jd biishfi*t geetj at Hs
Mixed. M,l.,g bushels t,t BJ tO sile. Red,
1,260 biislii Is Aery goad Lmigtierry cn pri
vats terms; si"i bnabeta houbuor te ptitm
si .ii berry at II to 88c.
( ciix.?V.'liife, 1,211 hu-ln!s "good tc
pnma at is te Ila,
r 1. o 8 r.
We quote: Fine. fSfr-j-j.'!); su[ierflne,
fi 'J.iit.r.1; extra, 8AJ8fpfS,80; family, fl
ftftAJO; patent family, country, il.;5i)*Ji.5.
Market very dull.
PEANUT MARKErS.
NKW YOIIK 1'KAMT ilAKKLT.
PlIBMIII BL? Peanut* meet with .1
moderate demand. Tbs quotation* ATS al
B. for extra and fancy hand-picked;
fannel*' "Hides at ;)a3*5e.?Journal of Com
wwrot.
ILiLKsIll HG l'KANi T MAKKKT.
Ibii-irlnl for th* llltpalcn.)
Dm niii.it 17.?Receipts moderate, wit';
laOod di inuiil and Ubi tai -ales. Common
SfO.) |tiime. .Ie.; extra, i(a3ic.; Spanlal
I ea 11 ut*. 7oa70c. lier bushell. Nearly tl!
good.* fold nu arrival.
NORFOLK I'KANTT MARKET.
iUfl-.rltd lor Hh< liis|mli-ti.|
NoRioi.K. Ya.. Dtceiubcr 17.?Best lund
pickid, li . per poiind; extra hand
pulled, :11c |>er |*iund; farmers', 2|a3|c,
pas pound. Market quiet.
TOBACCO MARKETS.
RICHMOND TOBACCO MAKKF.I.
l.i.iivicMi, Uti mtier IS. ISSI.
ld cr ipls and bri al.* are light. Market
keeps rtfm. Old dock* in better demvnd
New bright lug* active.
DARK TOBICCH.
Lug*: Common,fi..V)i3.50; irood,SavIT
Leal: Common, t7.rjOaSs.50: good, BU;
110; 8ne, IllailS.
8CX-cm?D.
Lug* : Common, fAafd; sound, Id.iVhlS
Lt af: ( ommon, -SHa^U; medium, 89,,'iOe
f ll; good, *lliu8l?; tine. itDetUX
liiU,UT TOBACtXr?BAN('rA(1TSIX(l.
Smoker*: Common, 910a|13; good,fifi
tl7: tine, t^f-LsiO.
Fillers: Common red, 87:1**; (mod col
orv. Strati l; geed bright, tl-lat 13; veri
good to fine, 9lAaf20.
Wrspparsi Comuioo, tlififlU; goot
mcdill m. 817af20: good to very gun j mi
In Kan v. tii s.0-n?3l); good Mehi, f-t-2 V)
i:i:..iO; very good bright to Une, *Mit 10
LOOSK TOK.AT1 O. ?
Prlmiiiga. |rJ|a ; common luo. --iVii ?
fair lo unod hu*, 3s$:i4fe.; js>i.vd to vcr
g*nsd.4teA.C.; conwuon le.I, mjwaJQ [ ftl
to good leaf, ot tw'" ; mom 11 very giK>.
lcri,o*aiic.; tar, lj-ll|-.
BMW YOBKTOBAOOO tnABUMr
DacRiums :A<rXor weawrn leaf thai
krtl
ta Brm sod uusksssad, ?!?____-??____.
Intemt tyf rxperipfa.. In sisal turi s_0fl*
ur?e. Range eosSTaet Bo. 1. ipstsjlQw
ratten*: Comtoea Iurs, 7c.t umsbURs
Ima, Tic; gnod iff*, le, j ceMmeu leaf,
Mc.; low medium. W. Se.; aaediuaB teat.
Wc; good Medium leal, t?lc; good lees.
movement la a IdMig way
urea. BsaAa eoiBaTaet Bo.
.allon*: Comma** log*, 7c.:
Im*, ?fc.; gased ta
Sic; low toedlunv
Me.; good Metjtus
101 c.?Journal offOtttmttret.
l'ETEReBL'BO TOBACCO MABKBT
Diccmbbs 17.*-There ta ao change te
note in our tobacco market. The flatt* af
loone com lou* veryriargc. snd of tba MMe
cbsi-rdcr as hut week. The activity Of teat
week bia sot drated at oil, and prices aro
t-ttod (or all grade*. Lent?Good ta lae,
112*813; medium. t***IO; common, Uta
fli..50: short, STatSA Lmza-Goad and
leafy. A5 f?: common. |4aiM..'5; primlaga*
?-' s-J io. Nothing ddng in old ?t*wa.
GENERAL MARKETS
PHlLADia.lillA WOOL MARKET.
Do'i.mi-i.k Kt.-the eon dp ion ot the
niarkei show* ito hui ..rthit change. Comb*
ing wool*, both va jabed and un .Tidied, are
ii about equal -iq flv anil il mind. Kin*
de aim ? have 'ten in Heady requcd. All
Hu sf staple wont* have Isa B flCflfll with ooo- -
lidi ROS, lin m ha* ba-s-n quite a moder ile
Hiquiiy fm 'sin rleiluiig un ul*, witb docks,
nu derate and price* Hider ?-.ml control.
Fine teri u>rle* have !>*en w* Red, but atv
t nee of svsXa.lt.1* restricted hj?.l?e-*. TIM,
i rouble aaflRMB] the car|s,t-m*A?r* checked
lind, n ni. Imr cir; * t gi ..hs. pulled wool*.
have shown US crt a*ed moverne.it, Ihe i- ?ulU
ot a si. _i''<:->nct'?s,tiii in pris**. Woollen,
goods move very slowly, bm s gradual
Vain of ,t indetiia- i* :?[?;? n.-nt am ? nce
dealt "t In Ihr raw muterli'A and a Ul h1*
nte trade in looked for this week, after
w hu \ t'.m etnul Loliday dutlm ** lt antici?
pate' mul *ft. rtlu'tiiiii 'ARV year. Siilee
of sn,i,..*Hi a?>una?. again*; ^aOO.OS) Dounda
lad wick.' t_uo(Ailon* ?. ohio, l'tinnsfj*
vania, 'ind West \ u .-inn. Reece, va i*last.
X \ tau above, .!(a.Vtc.; X. :;i i.'ttc : haU
blii".!!, BflflMe,: quarti jehlufid, .?**<?. ;
.?on,uk ri. BaUaBoj New York, Micbltrsa,
Indiana, ind WI*con*!a llcece. w: tiled.
\ K md above, .".b.a'c . X. is ? Soc.; hatf
I'l.oi. MsflS J quar'er-Oiood. 'isalrtsf.;
coiumof, IBfllaa. *'(flhBURJ md ?atelalao
?Vt ('<?:. Washed inc Annie. Uflaafte*, do.
ui'diiiM. ;Kia.'!7f.; dc. low, .H'*.i.'c ; un?
washed meilium. '2'a-aSt'.; do. low. Ila
Nafl_| Canada. :!laAc. liivi isii.-L-lne,
gimits-.; inedliim. BaSl7e.| los*. Itt
8jB.i cooroo, Baw8f, or Beery,. Ual'c.
Iowa, hanaa*. Ml >*SasRS, and ttflSBBm*
ta?I aw ashed fine ..feb!, IrtaSfts.; do.,lue,
o. atv, ol iltik-tailiiaal, lb ll Tc. ; t |lAVJA-ll-?l
uiidiuiii Idikiit. /Mi^if.: do. ihi.. dark
colon il. 17alsc. ? do., low or atirse. HY*
Itfa ( oloi nb' rfedlliui aili Vii.', choice,
LSBaaS.) do. atarage. I Tats.. 00111111.10
and ipnii ii l-l li ad. Ma 17c : .nw eaJ*|iet,
Xiv. New Mexican, fall dtp- ( hole**
improved, I7*i3*v.; avtrag-?< improved,
Ualle,; eaaaufl -tirpet. ii,-iit. iuti .. do,,
b< aw or s?.?rt. tia 14c.; mil clip Im*.
proved, lie., do..coarse, fjnik.; black.
Lie. TaSSS, lill Oil -Fine ').sill.m.I casi.
Mal Sf. ; lUlllilllll. de. de., "bjltfl ; eur-*',
Llallc; ir,*vrovtal western .ind suuthero.
Malar.; iviime, lillie, (/tah and Wyom?
ing? tiiwaabi-d, choice die light. Is.iAV. ;
tint heal x. I(hil7f. ; t hokeeeltclcd medium,
?flSatte.l hivy medium.. Ita>| e.Ntr*io car*
pct. low.; ttili-vvi-hi 1, choice sclMted,
Malle,; good, iluait'A. I fair ordintry, IA*
atta, Dulbil .uv merino, 'Jfta-JHe.; do. tu?
ll r. ind lamb*, 'ijuiite. Western *ii|ier.
and Ituils. ?Jiiag.lc.-i're.v.v-.
NEW YoltwIKON MARKET.
rr.iT.:mhek M.-In American piir there I*
Mri her mien at lu the way of negotiating
for future dd'uiiie*. a* favored hy the re.
tent reduction In price*, and the market
lu- a I talihit-r tmie. For Scotch pie. tho
Market I* slow imil nominal. In *te*d taila
titers I-a dull trading. The following aro
the quotation*: American plir. No. I, at
-IS; No. -intflT; forcfe st *ioa*lU; Scotch
t lg at fc?n..5o fer (ilengariieek, t:?isvt22.2?
fm ( oliiii .s. slii.:*) for Kgllnirtmi, and WI
for Siimmetlee: t'H..V) for Garttclx-rrle ;
tltstStAO for ('urni au* ; American *tecl
rail* at $'.'7 at mill*; old rall* at flo..VUei7.
Wrought *asp at tl*!..*).?Journal of Com?
merce, _ .
NEW YORK Si MAC MAKKKT*.
|i|< > Mi Kit M. -(Meted at r\i7.iV*tfJ||
for Virginia, and *',_:,f.ijo #,,, .sioily.?
Journal of Commerce.
il A li EFTS HY TFLKUh\APB.
NF.W YORK.
Nus Yobs, December is.-d'.'ottoa
j dull; sale*. Mglmlea; uplands, 10 odtic.;
; Orleans, ll 3-HJc.; consolidated net rc
't ipi". 4o..)C; bales; export*?to Great
';. nam. 1i.:iai babs; to Kraaee, .5.-J70
I ab-; to the continent, 1,1 J7 bale*. Flour?
Sotiihern dull. Wheat-Ji|wt life lower;
1 nuK-rad-d, fcili 67flWc.J ungraded white*
s-Ji'istf ? No. '? red, Janinrv. rdaJtOiSV '
Corn-Spot j.lie i.lgu.r. ",osIii]f weeBji
ungraded, 47a.50c.; white sti'iibern, *??
No. i, December, ?53aA8fc. niim shade
loner ami fairly active; No. 2, .'l.'i.ii.S.e.
Hop* tinehanged. I'uiec-Spot fair; Kio
qutri il 11.78; No. 7 Bbs, *[*it. |W.tl| H*
? mil ar, 17.98, Sugar nominal; fair to good
n fining, Ijaljc; refined firmer ind lu het?
ti r di mand: white extra (', 5|a5|c ; off A,
? c: standard A,.'dc; granulated, .'do-lot'.
Molasses quiet. Rue firm. Coi ton-seed
oil. 34a.'v5(. for crude; l"*aii . for relined.
Botte steady. Tur|x ntine dull at .inf nile.
Bides Bochffaged. Wool unchanged. Pork
steady; un ?**. -|mr, ??I2. '-sijl'2..>i. Middle*
nominal; long clear, rite Lard a sh ide
, lower and dull; western atflRBB, *is>t,
(t<i.!)7i: .lainiary. tu.'.Hi&ttlM. Frd/bta
iii mer.
BALTIMORE.
Bai.tiborb, Dicemher M.?Flour quiet
and nominally steady. Wheat?southern
quill anil -Haily: we-tern eaaier, cloalnaT
quiet; southern red, HCaSak'.; amber, **s
hie ; No. 1 Maryland. Btteraffe.; No. 1
ui -!? in winter reii.*[*if, 7SK7SI-.. Corn ?
Southern -ti adv: v\eaiern?ten Iv and quiet;
-ciill.irn a bite. I7.il7i'.: fl How, BflBaBfl,
' Oat* scarce and llriii: southern. BasBaM,;
\m-inn white. BaUAwe.! mixed, 81c;
pesBsylvanlt, ;l0a.13e. Hrovtaiunt quiet
and Heady. Whi*kcv steady at tl.lSa
|LU. Olin rartid - tuichaiigcd. Freights
lum.
( IN( INN ATI.
( iMiNN.iTL D. et tuber M.?Flour strong.
<r; faintly, B^U*f*f*fA. Wheat finn; No.
I n il. 74i'. Corn gtron-.': No. *J mixed, ile.
(mi- -nady riTTJBUs. Pcrkunnatill.n
all I AA LflfdaateadVrifsAO. Biilk-mcaa*v
tad lacon quiet :ui>l unchanged. Whiskey
slea, a at 11,11. Ho.-* a'l.iilv; ?? .mm.in ind
light. Bl li)av:ioti; pucking and !.lltche^?,,
sli.llti.t".
Lol'IS VILLE.
LofisviLLK. Den mtier H.?Wheat
tildi: No. i red, 75c. Cont ?No. 2
fluxed, ..bc; while, .lilfc. Oat.*-Nb. 8
mixed, fAfe. 1'rovlslon* dull. Bacon
tn>mlnal. Hulk-meats?shoulders. 84.75;
(I- ur rib, -.". 7-,; ci.ar -ile*. rsi.lJf. Met*
pork, tis. IvtVflV11'rime leaf, |s.5y.
si'. I.OCIS.
tri. Lons ttetMBBSas ls.- Flour tia.
euaili.li!. Wlbut loller Ililli very alow;
No. 'i red. 7(ita77c. ca?h ; 7t>f :*7?J|e. Irecero
ber. lorn firm sud vt rv Inactive, Xl\:
i-a?h; '?'...::;.(i'. Decemlier. Oat* verv *l ns ;
?Uh-, bbl a*ti. Whiskey itetdy at 31.IL
I'loVi-ioll- hiv RJRaBtl univ jib lint-.
Bait, ell'io .'Hali. Biilk-meattduli; ling
dial. |s\jU; -hort rih, jaj.UH; d-ar. r-..*.i.
ll.oii uull: mag de ir, SH.."*.; ah irt-rlh.
si(.i,:|; dear, ??.7.5s^(i.87i. Lard quiet;
iii .'sj asked.
i un-a(.o.
Cnn it.o. Du. mi er I*.-?Flour dull.
liianuetL Wheat weaker and cloted life,
below yesterday; December, T ?41"7tdt*.:
?Isnuury, TojaTl.c torn weak; all the
Tear eloaed l|c. U-lotv v.-Lriav; ct*b.
8B_U.| Jimna.v. iila-ftp'. (lat* firm and
;s|e. Le't. r; t-a*h and D.vemiar. Hie.
I'ork easy j dc-ed steady and Militc.
lower; ca?h, 8lO.COj|lo Al: iNt-emlier,
tlO.OO. Lard easier; ca*h, 8d..52H|-i.At|.
Drv-ailted -boulder*. H.(j'J**S4.7S; thtirt
hi**, 8*5.4,5; clear. r.V.V.ieVi.b?. s.?_sr,
quiet and (inebanged. Wbisaey siealyM
tl.IX
MlLWAl'KEE.
Mn.wii tm., Dasassbai 18.?Flour In fair
demand. Whet' stronet No. 3 Milwaukee,
cash. 70ic. I'r<vl-i',na quiet and ui
changed. Me** pork, cath and iK-cetulier,
?lc70. Lard- Wime <ti-Jtn, ct*h and De>
ci mi er. fe.(oi. Hogs unchanged.
WILMINGTON.
Wu a IMHO*. N. CL Dcceuiiaf ls,?Tut*
lennie deady at '27fc. R.*in s(e%By;
'tr.iined. <?> .: good, |1. Tar Bra at
ri. IO. Crude turpentine steady; hard, fl;
yellow dip sud virgin. 11.60.
NEW YORK COTTON KL'Tl'RBn.
Blw Yuh., l*rceror?er 18.?Cotton?N?A
ard aro** receipt*. 380 ?bete*. Future*
do*cd dull but *t--dy; Mle*. 7?M)00 heles:
lee mi'.r, tlo.d? *#!?.? I; .laauarv, llOaltSa
?10i>?; February, |.u?4aS10.ao; Mtrea,
flt Od: Amil. |ll.l?xi$ll.-:?); M*v, IllAta
flt.rt; .lune. |ILt4tu*n-IA: Joly. Ill Ala
tiLIW; MivuM, 8t!.0'm|lt(*i; ?ieptotnba.
ttl.SlatlllH.
HOOK AND JOB WOMB
Nt ATI.V BJCtU'TTil
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