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Arrive llltary Xovemenf s la Bnlsarla Hssslas Be
au! se at ksmarll. With Considerable Losa-Har
Fighting on Friday in the Yirtntty ef Tira-y
Bimslsns Driven Btk With a Loss of Over :r.(M)0
Men Koveiaent of the Serria Army Stopped by
Order of the War Sinister. -
BUSilAN KEPCLSK AT KAMAELI.
CONSTAiiTiKOPLE, December . Meheniet AJi
telegraphed from KaaarH yesterday as follows:
To-day", alter violently cannonading- eur posi
fiou at Kamarll. tbe Russians furiously attaoked
cur left wing. The battle continued until even
ing. We retained our positions. The enemy re
treated, with considerable loss. Pursuit was pre
vented by the thickly-wooded, oouutry. We shall
take the offensive to-morrow.
The Russian Imperial Guard was engoned."
BARD FIGlHTINQ AT TIKNOVA.
Heavy fighting la reported Friday, in the direc
tion of Tirnova. upon which place the Russians
were ultimately driven, losing over 3,000 men.. It
Is also reported that the Turku are now bombard
ine Tirnova. All available surgeons and dressers
are going to Osman. Bazar.
THINCB MILAN'S ADDREB8 TO HIS TfiOOPS.
Vienna, December A. A special from Belgrade
contain tbe following: ."Prince Milan, address
ing the departing troops, dwelt npon the certain
prospect of the better issue of the new campaign
-which Servia was obliged to undertake, for this
time she was .better armed, and bad a powerful
ally." ' -
The British Consul baa presented a'note depre
cating war on the part of Bervla, showing tbe
disloyalty ol such a course, and threatening the
withdrawal of England's guarantep of Servia's
autonomy. . . .
It is said Prime Minister Kisucs will. leave we
' COMyCKT OH DERBY'S SPEECH.
Behlis:, December 4. Tbe North German Gazette
says Lord Derby's recent 'speech indicates- that
England is new resolved to abstain from interven
tion, and not raise obstacles to peace, which may
presumably be brought abouf under the tEtjis of the
alliance of tbe three Emperors. Tbe points which
Lord Derby reserves as Involving British Interests
will not be touched by such a peace as that for
which the way Is being paved.
B'OUMAKIASS PREPARING FOR AN ASSAULT" AT
Bucharest, December : It is thought the Rou
manians are about to make another attempt to
oapture the second Grivttza redoubt.
tCLUEN STOPPAGE OP SERVIAX MILITARY AIOVB.
MKSTS. ION don, December 5. A Belgrade correspondent
telegraphs as follows: Important dispatches were
received here Monday; what were the contents
have not transpired, ' but a ' Cabinet council
wa Immediately convoked, and orders sent
to all .militia to arrest their march
until farther notice. . The departure "tf
artillery and mHif,ary train for the frontier bas
been postponed. It is rumored that chances of
the Ministry is impending. Four important Rus
sian officers are to confer with the Minister of Won
SIEGE OF EKZKKOC.H.
London, December 4. A Constantinople dis
patch says it is rumored that tbe bombardment of
Erzeroum bas commenced.
Turkish Capture or Elena sfter a Hard Battle Kns
- siso Lobs 8,'HK Killed and Hounded, and 5.000
Prisoners Prospects for Warm Hark at Tirnova
Within a Few Days Anstrian Remonstrance Against
- Servia's Participating in the War.
TURKISH SUCCESSES KEAR TIBNOVA.
Loxbon. December B An Adrlanuple dispatch
says tbe report bas reached here that the Turks
bavo captured Elena and five thousand prisoners.
A dispatch frojtp Fera says Suleiman Pasha cap
tured Elena and six cannon. "lie hopes to capture
REPORTED CAPTtTRB OP ELENA CONFIRMED.
Constantinople. Decembor S. A dispatch from
Bulclman Pasha, dated yesterday, confirms the
capture of Elena, with eleven guns, twebty am
munition wagons, and three hundred prisoners.
Tbe Russian loss Is estimated at 3,000 killed and
wounded.- . ' '.
MEHF.MET A LI .
Telegraphs as follows, under, date of yesterday:
. "We have advanced beyond Kamarll. Our lines
now confront tbe Russians, who "have fallen back
oi Wrefobeeh. Bad weather prevents a general
AUKTUIA RF.WONSTRATISO WITH SERVIA..
London, December 6. A Belgrade correspond
ent says Austria bas sent a remonstrance agafnst
Servia's participation in tbe war. No cote has
been received from Turkey or England. Final nr-
' rangeuients between Servia and Russia do not
see ill to be complete.
MARCHING TOWARD WIDDIN.
A Bucharest dispatch states that tbo Roumanian
General Lupn has been ordered to slacken his ad
vance from Lorn Palanka to Widdm. It is said
these Instructions- were given ' so that
lie may co-operate with the Servians. ' '
DEFENDERS OF WIDDIN.
Tbe-nnmber ot defenders of Widdin has been
raised to 12.000 by arming the Inhabitants of the
-General Pretics baa'beeu appointed chief of tbe
RESULT OF THE ELENA VIC TORT.
A special from Adriauople says , the victory nt
Elena removes all danger ot an ' attack-
on Ilaln Boghaz Pass by the Russians,
and, consequently, enables ten Turkish
battalions which have bitherto been guarding it to
join Suleiinan Pasha's army.
BIEGB OF ERZEROUM.
The Russians now have 380 guns In position be
fore Erzerouin. . . .
Disaster at Elena Officially Admitted ty the Russians
I lit'T Are Overwhelmed anil l ull Ilsrk with Heavy
Loss Turks bearing Tirnora, and Another ltattie
Imminent Kepqrttd (.Seeking of Servian military
Upei attuns ucniea.
TURKS THREE HOURS' MARCH FROM TIRNOVA.
Constantinople, December 0. The Turkish di
vision under Fund Pasha is three hours' march
from Tirnova. "
CAPTURE OF rOlKOL
The Turkish division from Sarna. Suflar crossed
tbe Lorn, took Polkoi, and is now marching in the
direction of Vcrbocat .
FURTHER TURKISH SUCCESSES. "
A Turkish division from Oh man Bazar, nnder
Balet Puslia, yesterday occupied Kesrova, after
some cannonading. Six battalions of Russians,
fearing Isolation, are retreating from there to
. Sulcipian Pasha's headqnartera are still at Elena.
RUSSIANS ADMIT DISASTER AT ELENA.
London, December 6. A Russian official dis
patch admits the capture of Elena, and snvs
Prince Mirsky. being attacked by 20,000 to 30.000
Turks, vug compelled, after a stubborn resistance
and heavy loss, to fnll back, first from Mabren to
Elena and then from Elena to a fortified position
at Jnkowitz, at tbe bead of tbe mountain gorge.
The Turks renewed the attack Wednesday morn
ing, but according to tbe latest advices, which
were to 8:30 o'clock Wednesday evening, the ar-
tneir hart ceased -and Russian reinforcements were
arriving. . .
. A DOUBTFUL STORY. '
T AvriAV TtoAfimlinP J A Pa vim s enAiirlon
publishes ' a letter from- . a person
holding a . position of trust connected
with one Of the highest personages of the Otto
man Empire, declaring that the Turks are bope
vless ot success, nnd as soon as Erzeroum Is token
nnd the Adriauople road tDrentened. will treat
separately with Russia, and cedo the free.pasaage
of the Bosporus to the Russians rather than per
mit them to advance on Constantinople,
CONFfSlON IN THE- TURKISH CABINET.
A correspondent at Vienna says the dismissal of
Edblm Pasha from the Vizierahip baa been Vlrtn-
ally decided npon. This does not imply a change
of ibe foreign policy, but great confusion prevails
In official circles rclate - to internal affairs.
A great change Is not lc. probable Other reports
deny the existence of a crisis.
SITUATION IN HRRTIA.
Vifnna, Decetube - 8. A Belgrade dispatch do
Bies that fcerTiau preparations hare been cueoied.
-The mobilization of the militia tor the Timok, Mo-
raviaand Jvor Corps was ordered to-day. It is an
nounced that tbe commands will be distributed
among eight of the Russian staff, and thirty-two
other Russian officers and twenty former Prussian
officers Will enter tbe Servian service.
BUS8IAH FLEET MOVEMENTS.
A part of the Russian Baltic fleet bas sailed', for
THREE FEET OP SNOW AT ERZEROUM.
OONSTAjriTNpPLB, December 8. Mukhtar Pasha'
telegraphs as follower Enow around Erzeroum Is
three feet deep. The Russians bave posted a
corps of observation on tbe -Deve Boyun, and
quartered the remainder ot their troops In .adja
Another Turkish Tietorv Near Tirnova Reported
rietmnn Pasha's Adrenee Checked by a r uniting
Movement -Husslan statement of l'ofe Conditions.
ANOTHER TURKISH VICTORY.
' Constantinople. December 7. It Is reported
that Suleiman Paaha has gained another victory
between Elena and Tirnova. . . .
Ghazl Mukhtar Pasha's army-numbers twenty
five thousand men. This is considered insufficient
to hold Erzeroum. Reinforcements will be sent to
RUSSIAN DEMANDS' AS A BASIS FOR PEACE.
Bucharest, December 7.A Russian statement
is published here which says it is better to con
tinue the war than to oonolude a patcbed-up peace,
which will sooner or later make another war nec
essary. Russia must obtain autonomy tor the
Christian population, independence' for RoumaDla
and Servia', increase of territory for Montenegro
and for the Russian possession of Batonm and
Ears, ana free navigation of the Dardanelles.
. SULEIMAN'S ARMY FLANKED.
Booot, December '7.; Yesterday General Drtt
Inghausen, with reinforcements, arrived at Jako
witz. Simultaneously a detachment was sent to
Slatarltza. and turned tbe flank of the Turkish
main body, which was marching from Elena to
Jakowitz. . Thereupon tbe Turks suddenly ceased
their movement against General Deltingbausen's
. CZAB'8 HEALTH.
London, December 8. A Vienna correspondent
contradicts' tbe rumors of tbe ill-health of tbe
Czar. His 'Majesty's return, however, to St. Pe
tersburg in January Is probable, as it is assumed
Plevna will have fallen by that time. .
A Belgrade correspondent says Prince Milan's
departure for the frontier, which bad been an
nounced for the 9th, will be postponed for a few
CREEKS ORDERED ROMS.
All tbe Greek residents in Servia liable to con
scription bave been .ordered by the Greek Consul
to return home. .
. POSTOOK3 SUNK. ' ''
Turnu Maourelli, December 6. It Is reported
that sixteen . pontoons of tbe Nikopolis bridge
have been sunk by the storm, and more are ex
pected to sink, as it Is blowing hard.
Desperate Efforts of fculalmsn Pasba to Relteva Plevna
Severe righting In Progress in the Balkans Ba
toum hvaeuated and ITrzeronm Likely to Fall at Any
Moment En rlaad Onietly Preparing for Possible
Contingencies Inspection of lroops In Waiting for
Foreign Service. "
- SITUATION TN BULGARIA.
EFFORTS TS BELIEVE PLEVNA.
London, December 9. Suleiman Pasha is mak 1
ing strenuous efforts to relieve Plevna or with
draw enough .Russian troops from the siege to
enable. Osman Pasba to break out. Although
checked . at Jakowitza, he bas about
40,000 troops at that point, against not over 25,000
Russians, and be may be able yet to foroe a .pas
sage to Tirnova.
rFIGHTISO IN TITB MOUNTAINS.
'severeflghtrog is again reported In the Balkans,
but particulars can not bo obtained to night.
aker Pasha is appointed to the command of a
division under Mehemet All.
. . Situation tn asia mtnor.
In Asia tbe Turks have evacuated Batoum, and
the tall of Erzeroum Is dally looked for, as rein
forcements can not now reach Mukhtar Pasha
- ' THE SERVIANS
Are said to bave crossed the frontier at Jacoss and
fortified themselves on Turkish territory.'
.. RUSSIAN CASUALTIES.
Tbe total loss of Russia up to November 17
amounted to 74,858 men.
WAR FEELING IN ENGLAND.
Public Interest la the war was never higher in
England than now. Everything points to some de
cisive events before New Year's Day, aud should
THE TURKS BE OVERPOWERED, '
And unable to prevent a general Russian advance
upon Adrianople, there is no telllDg what action
Great Britain may be forced to take. That she Is
. quietly preparing for possible
In behalf of Turkey is certain. Already the army
has been recruited up' to Us . maximum, and the
order was given yesterday to medically inspect
tha three' regiments of Guards first on the list
for foreign service. . As the" Guards never leave
England except iu
CASE OF ACTUAL WAR
This order is regarded as extremely significant.
RUSSIAN REPORT OF THE ELENA DISASTER.
London, December 8. A Russian official dis
patch, dated Bogot, gays: "The battles of Mariani
and Elena, the 4th lust., were more unfortunate
for the Russians than at first reported.- Fifty offi
cers and elchteen hundred men were killed and
wounded, and eleven guns captured."
Operations on the 6th "inst. were confined to
driving the Turkish right, numbering ted thou
sand . men, from St.alaritza to Bebrova.. The
Turkish- left, confronting JaOkowitza, numbers
three thousand men. .
Constantinople, December 8. The Governor of
Kossovo telegraphs that December S, the Servian
force's arrived at Yavor. Four Servian officials
crossed the frontier to Sienlca, demanded an ex
planation of the presence of Turkish troops there,
and demanded their withdrawal by.noon December
6. There waa also a disturbance and fighting on the
Mb, between the Servian and Mussulman Inhabi
tants of Sienlca. Later, tbe Servians crossed the
frontier at Yavor, and erected fortifications on tbe
BAKER PASHA COMMANDING A DIVISION.
Mebemet All bas confided to Baker Pasha com
mand of a division.
STREET CAR HORSES FOR CAVALRY SERVICE.
The Government-bas impressed tbe street car
horses for the army. -
ALL QUIET ON THE SERVIAN FRONTIER.
The news of the Servians crossing into Turkey
turns out to be unfounded. The Porte reoelved
advices dated NIscb, yesterday, stating that all
was qntet on the frontier. A portion of the Servian
troops concentrated noar the frontier have Jjeen
withdrawn, and the other portion dismissed to
TOTAL RUSSIAN LOE9EB.
St. Petersburg, December 8. It is officially
announced that the Russian loss between Novem
ber 10 and 17 was 8,153 men; total loss since the
commencement of tbo war. 74.858 men.
Movements Between Elena sod Tirnora Cheeked try
Bad Weather ttnkhtsr Pasha Closely Cased In Erze
ronm Russians Jtsrrhiric to Intercept His Hot rest
to 1'reblzond Snlelman Pasha on Ills Way to Bust
CLOSING IK ON MUKHTAR.
Karb, December 9. Operations against Erze-
foiirn may be postponed for a fortnight. No at
tempt will probably be made to establisb a strict
blockade, on . account of tbe Inclemency of the
weather, . but It Is supposed that communication
with Trebizond will .shortly be cut, as a Russian
division is marching In that direction.
'. . WAR NOTES.
OPE RATIONS AROUND ELENA STOPPED BY BAD
Constantinople', December 9. Intelligence has
been received from Elona that operations between
that plioe and Tiroova are suspended because of
bad weather. Great preparations are being made,
to detend Elena in cse the Russians attempt to
ALBANIAN CHIF.FS CiLLING FOR ASSISTANCE.
London. December 9. A telegram from Ragnsa
says tbat'tho l&habita&t of Scutari and tbe Alban
ian chiefs have telegraphed to Constantinople for
arid against tbe Montenegrins, declaring that if the
request Is disregarded they- will solioit the protec
tion of Italy. ... -
Pera, December 9. Intelligence has been- re
received that Suleiman Pasfia passed through
Rasgrad Friday", en route for Rnstchuk.
'. ' . FALL OF PLEYSA. .
OSMAD'S SURRENDER. "
. ButrHAREsr, . December 10. After severe en
gagement, yesterday, before Plevna, Osman Pasba,
who was woondedi surrendered unconditionally.
The Turks tn Plevna were dying of nnnger and
cold. There is great joy "here. Bucharest is cov"
ered with flags..
. SURRENDER AFTER A "GLORIOUS STRUGGLE.'" ,
9:40 P.M. Plevna is now in the hands of the
The Agemce Russe makes tbe following an
nouncement: "Osman Pasha attoinpfed to break through In
the direction of Widdin. He was attacked in front
and rear, and was compelled to lay down his arms
after a sloilous struggle, in which he was seriously
wounded. All with one voice praise his conduct."
' ' BEFORE PLEVNA.
THE HERO ON THE WHITE HOESE.
MILITARY LESSONS OF THE SIEGE.
WRITTEN BY A GUEST OF ' THE .CZAR.
Headquarters of the Grasd Puke Nicholas,
Booot, November 13. When first I formed the
idea, at the end of-the session, of coming here to
see and judge for myself of the Eastern Question,
my tirsC elep naturally was to Inquire bow au
English officer was likely to be received by the
Russians. . Tbe answer I received through Oonnt
Schouvaloff was that nothing would give the Ein-.
peror greater pleasure than J hat any independent
man should come and foiuu bis opinion of tbe
Russiau army for himself. I was even invited to
bring a friend, a permission of which I availed
myself to give myself the companionship of an old
comrade o( many years' standing, himself, like
me, a diligent student of tbe developments of
modern wan, But-1 bad no conception nor could
any one have till he experienced it-Hjf tbe cordial
ity and "wbole-heartednoss" of the welcome tnat
awaited us. From first to last there has butn one
rivalry in hospitality and kindness from all we
have met. Invited constantly to the Emperor's
and Graud Duke's tables. We were made to feci
that we were welcome guests. Nor was this con
fined to the highest authorities; from every Rus
sian officer of every tank I have diet with the
hearty, cordial greeting of a comrode, o that
after nearly three months. I leaye behind me
many who are old friends. -
-Keceived as a successor to your former military
correspondent In the capacity of a voluntary and
volunteer correspondent to the Times on military
matters, every facility bas been afforded mo of
seeing and hearing everything of interest. Even
the ordinary etfqdette of camps has been waived
In our favor, and my comrade and myself have
bad the privilege ot oeing ..the only strangers who
have accompanied this army not In uniform, but
in the simple shooting jacket and breeches and
boots of the traveling Enuhsbman. If on any one
point tbe experience acquired at tbe expense of
those w bo have made the aire experiment for
themselves shall be utilized for the future senvlce
of our army, my autumn noliday will not have
been spent under oauvaa without effect. If. here
after, by any word of nnne.onelife isspared of our
British lads that would otherwise, have been use
lessly expended in a fruitless aaii!t.'I shall be
fully repaid for the somewhat rough living of the
last three months, and damp bivouacs and Iohb
rides will not bave been in vain. But. -it will
be long before Lsball again experience so mncb ot
warm cordiality, of hearty comradeship, of friend
ly welcome, as have marked my stay with the
Russian army in this eventful autumn of 1S77.
Yesterday I vitted tbe Plevna works for the
last time, accompanying the Grand Duke. Tbe
icround was so altered I hardly knew It. Every
fruit tree bas disappeared to hut the men. Where
on the 26tb and 27th of AOgust the Russian sol
diers awaiting the assault revelea in the. ripe
crapes, a few stunted clumps ouly mark the site
of tbe uprooted vines.
Then the Radicbevo ridge down ti Its extreme
southern spur is alive with batteries, which, as
tbe -Grand Duke arrives, fire-salvos of ino shells at
a time into the Turkish works. The Emperor has
given express orders that tbe town shall be spared.
Too humane, perhaps, for such a war, he lias
directed that not a shell shall be thrown Into the
town. As it is crowded with stores and magazines
this humunlty is in itself a great help toOsman.
It is to be bored that Europe will recollect this
clemency when the story or this, defense: comes to
be told. Round to tbe north tbe Turks still bold
defiantly to PllaUl aud Bukova and the redoubts
which those camps command. Redoubt No. 1,
though a heap of ruins, is stilf in their posscssiob.
Redoubt No. 10, on which all the vain assaults
were made, t noire h completely commanded, replies
s(iU by a fitful fire. No doubt its garrison are
completely sheltered in excavations under the
parapet, and are quite In condition to repel easily
another direct assault If necessary. In. front of
Skobeleff, but on a lower level, a Turkish battery
of four guns tries hard to shell us. but can not
range up so far. "
It is atrange feeling of attachment that onefao
quires for a place one bas known well, even thouirb
rh-reeollectlons connected with It are not of the
Dleasantest sort. I feel a regret in thinking that'
I have looked at Plevna for tbe.last.ttme: that cir
cumstances maka it impossible that I should see
the fall of the place, the seiee of which I bave
watched colong. When tbe time comes Osman
will surrender, or he will sally and save one-third
of his forces; but I shall not be here to see. If be
wishes for undym renown, hrf should do the' lat
ter. ' After such a defense as be bas made it would
be a fitting ending to serve out the last five days'
provisions to bis men, to wait for a very dark
night, bury or destroy bis guns (they can not be
worth much now), and, sallying our on a weak
part of the line and a line of 115.000 Infantry
spread over a circumference of thirty miles must
be very weak nnd at the cost of the other two
thirds dispersed, save one-third of his force for tbo
Potte. " Better this than to follow Bazaio'e's ex
ample. And it is the last army the Porte has to
cover Adriauople. It would be, I say, a fitting end
ing to such a siege; aud. without too closely radi
cating the bpots, several ways are open to him still
for a sortie, not nsun oreanized body, but as dis
persed detachments, with au appointed rendez
from a letter of earlier date thnn the above, from
the time tnrreondent. At Brestoveo village
(the place from which I write) is Hkobeleffs ad
vanced fore-post line, covered oy artillery, heavy
siege guns, and rifled mortars. His division, tbo
Sixteenth, up to its-fnll number. Is all ensconced
in excellent hut, a mile and a half further back,
prepared for any cold, and with a fireplace and a
chimney to every hut. His is the only Russian
camp 1 ever saw that is clean in the English sense
of tbe -word. AU others are pigsties, or worse,
polluting the streams and breeding disease re
gardless of consequences. His is -lesn. His one
object in life Is to be idolized by his men, and be
fully succeeds. He appears to bear a charmed
life, for 'bis delisbt is to. ride gray horses, six
of which have been killed under him since this
war began. ' .
Being a rich man, Skobeleff keeps open table,
and all his Brigadiers and Colonels sit down with
olm twice daily .quite unlike Gonrko.of whom it is
said thnt "he never, dines," but takes tea occasion
ally, writing and working all tbe rest of the day.
These, two are rivals in fame, but Skobeleff is a
rich vouug bachelor of thirty-four, with Immense
expectations, and Gourko, a father or a family, of
forty-nine, wlio bas nothing but bis pay. Each is
a thorough soldier, and eacti perfect in his way.
Gourko, though a cavalry4 officer all his life. Is no
mere sabreur, but a thoughtful. Intellectual man,
who Impresses vou at.once with a sense of men
tal power. He derends bis raid through the Bal
kans on apparently sound -strategic grounds,
which I will not enter npon here. At any rate. It
Is obvious that It opened and has kept open the
gate of tb Bsikans.
To bkobelefPa left Stands General Laskarolf with
a brigade ot cavalry, butted, the lancers and dra
goons of the Bug and the Nlntn Regiment of Cos
sacks, of which regiment Skobeleff has Just been
appointed honorary Colonel,- Bnd whib.li he re
viewed yesterday. .1 never saw regular cavalry
move better, hrrrifps perfectly in hand, though tbo
men ride without spurs, and all movements exe
cuted with treat precision as well as raoidity. I
believe, however, this is an exceptionally drilled
reeiment of Cossacks. ; From LaHkarofTs left fbe
line ot adyauce posts goes back toward the Klrt- I
ozab Valley. Here-' the .newly arrived Third In
fantry Division of rfie Guard take np the line. l
having in their front tbe beavy artillery of Gen
eral Mirkovftch. all oloselv intrenched. Ihe left
spur ef ail, closing; in tbe Plevna Valley and run-
ning down itito the plain near Tyrneo, is called
the "Gara VolbynlH," or "Hill of the Voliiynian
Regiment of the Guard," tbe first regiment of the
Third Division. It Is occupied by General Brein
spn's Brigade, who captured It on the 24th. Here
Gourko comes in with the First and 8econd Divis
ions of the Guard up. to Gorny Etropol 8ifiln
thus completing a oirole of Just Jhirtv English
miles, on which there are at least 12o,ojo men aud
600 guns.' , .
I bave carried you all ronnd the circle every
portion of wbicb, whether ou mountain or ft.it. is
stronglv covered wttn earthworks, every field bat
tery being inlrenobed, and every regiment having
its. front covered with epaulnieuts and rifle pits
Its own work. The Russian troops are reuii kably
well instruoted at this, work, wbicb they execute
admirably, with celeritv and finish combined.
NoUiing but tbe most careful Instruction could do
this, though they have also an excellent corps of
engineers in the field. The fall of Pievna is no v a
mere question of time aud toed. It is now exactly
two months since tbe Russians sat doirn before It,
and here tbey ere still. They have learnt, as we
did at Bebaatopol. that earthworks can not be car
Tied by a con i-tf -main, and Todleben pitilessly en
forces this truth upon the other commanders, and
absolutely forbids all haste with a band and -will
of iron. He is consequently not liked, but be is in
tbe right, and will save life at tbe expense of a
little time. The Weather is superb, and bas been
So uninterruptedly for three weeks, or tbe roads
would bave cat lip afonoe and tbe supply of stores
and provisions oould not bave been maintained. If
tbe Russians bad the seasons aeainst t.Dem iu the
early part of the year. In long-continued rains and
rising rivers, they have bad more than full com
pensation In tbe magmfioent dear, cold, bright
weatber ot the last few weeks, wbicb bits allowed
their siege works to be pressed on wva a vigor
which rain would bave at once arrested.
Bivouac At Brestovec, Before Plevna. No
vember 9 9 A.M. To-day. at 8, Is to be delivered
another blow at Osman's defenses. It has been
carefully prepared for the last three days In combination-
w.lh Gourko and ought to succeed, if
anything cau against earthworks and Peabody and
Martini rifles. At 3. Skobeleff" s division will be
under arms to attack the bill tn front of and to
the right of the redonbl No. 13. He bas explained
the plan to me. Acting on the experience of the
11th of September, this time bis field batteries are
to try and enfilade tbe jli'cbes of tbe redoubt, for
It is from the dHcbes where each Turk lies iu a
seDarate bole scooped out for himself in the ooun-teT-scarnr
with bis hag of cartridges" by his side
that the principal fire comes. Skobeleff declares,
with most solemn emphasis, as a man who, going
to lead his division himself, maybe dead before
evenlug, that ou tbe lltb of September be tried to
do this very thing; that, following the German
example, ho ordered three batteries, of twesty
four guus, of the Second Brigade of Artillery, the
very best in tbe Russian army, all of whossyomm
oftieers come from the echools,-to drive up to with
in GOO yards to second tbe infantry attack. Tbe
Tutclienltza ravine on his right cramped this, but
it was partially carried out. . In one nriimte, be
says, out of twenty-four guns all but eight
were silenced; the batteries were mere
manse of slaughtered -horses and men. heaved
confusedly together, and tbe guns bad afterwards
to be withdrawn by Infantry with drag-ropes. He.
says, and he says with troth: "This is a new era
in war and we-are making experiments for the
benefit of others. The shovel and the breechdoad
ing rifle bave changed everything.- Artillery' goes
fur nothing: the infantry assault is tbe only,
though tbe moat precarious, mode of success."
Tins from a man who bas bad greater triumphs
than any otlier in" tbis army, is very valuable.
And be persists in leading bis division oa himself,
for he says he ran not find it in bis beart, like
others, to send men on to death without sharing
their risks -himself. Nobly tboufbt and nobly
Spoken! I have begued bim not to ride one of his
gray horses to-day, but he says that to see bim ou
any other would dishonor bis men. "If I live to
another campaign. I will- not ride white horses,
but I can not leave off now." These are the calm
words of a man who five hours hence is going to
wbat Is -Hire certain death.
Bgobeleff .lias a curious theory that to attack
positions yen ought to begin late in the afternoon.
This makes it, if you fail, unlikely thauyonr enemy
will retort with a counter attack that night, and,
on tbe other hand, you have tbe whole mgbt to In
trench. There is a good deal in favor of tbe idea.
I have described tne operations of this army at
fnll. length in a telegram, but a little more-detail
may not be uninteresting. The fog was so dense
that tbe Turks, taken by surprise, made scarcely
auy resistance. It is said also that the-y had been
keeping Kamazan all day, aud, in these circum
stances, after starving all day, wltbont even a
Srop of water, it must be peculiarly unpleasant to
he shot at suddenly at ntgbtrall. BkohelefTs idea
xc ft s tn tnlre thA hill tn the rlL'flt of the Lsivnfz road.
called the "Green Hill." and thus to advance his
posts Bt least 1.200 yards nearer Plevna, so as to
make the capture or tne Kedouuts o. u anil oi
Kirshine more-easy when the proper time comes.
At the same time he had express orders not to att
Vfcnce so far as to mak tbe fire of the eiwhty fonr
siege guns rrom tne orner siae or rne lutonenirza
ravine. It had, therefore, to be rarefully explain
ed to the men that tbey were not going to storm
Plevna, and that they were to stop short when
called upon to do so. the most difficult thing of all
to soldiers in full Career of success to do;. But they
understood bim, and they carried ont their orders
Implicitly. The Ninth Battalion of Chasseurs led
tbe attack, xnese were reoucea to a sseieton ou
the 11th and 12th of September, and It Is only
within fbe last week that their reinforcements
from Russia have brought them up to full strength
auain. and the caps of the new-comers, bearing-
aluiost every number in tne army, snow iroiu
wbat various quarters" tney nave- neen
brought. But the young men are as keen as
tne old, and eager to rival me fame or tneir prede
cessors. Next stand three-sattallons of tbeimb
or Jaroslav Regiment, and QO0 tappers to 4fnrn"
tbe works as soon as taken. But tbe Vladimir
Regiment, the 61st, wbieb is to make tbe attack In
bulk. Is siill missing at a quarter to s. ana it an
neara as If the attack would bave to be postponed
But after much sallonini; about ot staff officers in
the donse fog, the regiment Is formd making its
way eteadlly to the place of assembly, and it soon
appears that, if late. It is iu good heart and fall of
ngnr. as eaca oompany marcnes np snir nno
stark out. of tbe for. tbe General bas a cheerful
word for each, and certainly he bas reason to be
proud of his command. Never stouter infantry
suouuierea rine, stern, narj leairrea yonng men
with blue eves and lteht hair real "Russkis,'
trudeine sturdily forward as to a bolv task.
Skobeleff says no man that Is "not religious" can
ilght, and certainly this is a religious war with tbe
rank and file of the Russian army. Tbry fully
believe in their mission to restore the ascendency
of Christianity in these countries, and one can see
it in their serious looks and grave expressions on
going int battle. Naturally light-heat ted and
merry, incapable of malice and cruelty (I say It
advisedly), tne Russian soldier Decomes ternoie in
bis religious fanaticism, so be'bears wounds, and
even death, witb perfect stoioism never murmur
lng nnder any privation. Better flghtnig material
could not be round in tne world man tnexe pturoy
peasants. When tbe Rusnlan infantry marches, it
is not an army, bun rather a whole agricultural
people that moves on to war.
A WEEK'S REVIEW OF lUfANCE AST)
FALLING OFF IN TRADE COM PARED WITH
. LAST YEAR.
BUSINESS COMPARISONS OF SEVERAL TRADE CE.V
. TERS. '
Chicaoo, -December 8. The prevailing uncer
talnty concerning financial legislation by Con
gress continues to hang like a pall over tbe bust
ness of the country. -November exchanges, com
-pared with the same month ,last yerfr, seem to in
dicate an aggregate gain of 3 4 10 per cent., but a
trifle more than this aggregate gain appears at
New York alone, the exohaDcres at other cities
aggregating a loss of 1-5 per cent. Cincinnati
Boston, Milwaukee and Louisville bave small
comparative gains over the remarkably depressed
bnslnesa, of November, 1870, but Philadelphia.
Chicago, Baltimore, St. Louis, Pittsburg and New
Orleans report even less business than last year.
There were ealns as follows for the month : At
New York. 5 Per cent.: Boston. 6 8 10: Pan Fran
cisco, for lour weeKS enmug xvovemoer 24. a 10;
Cinoinuatl. 5'3-l0; Milwaukee. 8 4 10; Louisville,
13 1-10: Columbus. 2 3 10 ; Worcester, 31 5 10; tbe
San Francisco, increase-is largely on account of
an increase in the number of banks reporting.
Among the losses are : I'biladelplna, la 7-J0; Chi
cago, IS 4 10; New Orleans, 1 4-10: Baltimore, 2 1 10;
St. Louis, 8 4 10; Pittsburg, 1 8 10. Some of these
are tbe heaviest losses in this year's comparisons,
notably Chicago. '
The general flow of peaceful financial business
which had set iu the early Dart of the week was
.rudely broken in upon during tbe latter part, lijfc
the failure or two banks. jso very uecidea im
pression certainly no panic wt produced by
these events, bot the general feeling that some-
IUIUK Y 1 1 r-1 ; .... . i. v j . i . ' . n. , v n i i i v t t.nu . , I I
disconrace lnvesters, and to call into still more fre
quent requisition than usual of late tbe traditional
stocking, which emblematises thrift and economy.
Real estate business absorbs comparatively little
ttt tbe vast onan tlties of wealth that is being with
drawn from 'banks and other institutions. Bankers
ere dlecourat-'ed, not only at tbe loss of modey
from their vaults, buf at the seeming Indisposition
of capitalists to invest and keep money moving.
In fact, few of our really solid banking houses
and there are several such in the city are making
living expenses, loenope oroetier times, winch
bas been industriously hugged for moutus.
or even years, proves unusive wee alter
week. Tbe clearings sbow a decrease from those
of preceding years, and this despite the great
crops of grain at our back. This lugubrious pic
ture is partly relieved by a background of hopeful
capitalists the prompt payment of paner wbioh
falls due. the fair Jobbing trade, with a bad coun
try . as regtnls roads. and which,
when fair wenther again relsns, will send us
great quantities or grain alivelv packing season
and good prices for all onr marketable commodi
ties. Loanable funds are in good supply and easy to
get at eight percent, on tirst-rate paper, although,
some ban kers ask ten for discounts. Some funds
have been takun rather more tban usual chiefly
on packing accounts. Few extensions or renewals
bave.been asked for. The wholesale and retail
trade has boen fair. Collections have fallen off
and depositors also. Currency has been In brisker
demand for tbe eouutry districts, not on account
of grain, but to bring hoes to market. There are
no shipments of grain for Bulfnlo by lake, but
vessels are taking cargoes at four ccDts for the
early spring trade; and dealers tuetepy save win
Packing is reasonably good, as packers bave
slauehrered'Hiuoe November 1.61 'J, 545 hogs, against
66,291 last year. A considerable huu business Is
also being done tn smallei cities west of this.
Eastern Exchange Is tireless at par. Clearings
124,000,000, against $29,000,000 lost year.
The week's grnln business has been food. Wheat
kiM tHMB ic a state of normal activity, and a good
cash business bas been done, with heavy option
deals. Rates have -been generally strong, witb
hivber prices at tbe close. Corn, has gradually
strenguiened from a . weak beitioniog, fend
oloses ' firm at nearly outside prices.. There
bas 'been less excitement, less cornering
and as much legitimate business si during the pre
ceding week. Tqe price of cash corn was run up
to 50 cents by tbe November corner, aud several-
Sarties defaulted their contracts. The-Arbltralloo
ommlttee, in a test cse to-day, fixed the settle
ment price at 48 eents, and imposed a fine of five
per cent, on these who defaulted, making tbe price
to them 50 2 5 cents. No penalty was, however,
imposed where parties had bought corn, ot made
other provision for tbeir contracts, but were pre
vented by the seller to tbeoi defaulting. Some
-more litigation will doubtless follow tbis decision.
Wheat sold, cash tl nr.VH io?V January U 0791 11;
core, Jauuary 40s2c;' oats 24Vo2Sgc the
Ugliest prices in each case being to-day.
Have bad an active week, with a strong feeling
throughout, closing firm at the outside prions.
Tbe prospects are that the packing will be distrib
uted evenly through the season, and packers are
wall satisfied with the past, present aud future.
Taey are manufacturing more mess pork and less
meats, tbe market imUcntiog that such course is
wise. The market has exhibited no very marked
features. January tork sold Tit 111 86-312 23hi,
January lard at V.tsa'S.OSc.-
Whisky steadily held at 1 05.
closing cash Prices.
Wheat SI 10.' corn 4S?c, oats 25c, rye B636o
barley 61J$o, pork t!2, ii d 8c.
NEW YORK CITY.
EEVTVAL ' OF THE OLD MEXICAH WAS
HIGHER RANGE OF RATES IN THE .HONEY
Extensive Shipments of Fresh Beef and Oysters
POSSIBILITIES OF A WAR WITH MEXICO. - -
New York, Decembers. Not a little excitement
prevails in tbis city among certain business, circles
as to tbe possibility of a War, with Mexico. The
whole course of events so closely resemble tbe
oircnmstances which introduced the war of 1946,
that the past seems strongly suggestive ot
the Impending trouble. Apparently there is mora
of a disposition at Washington, it is claimed, to
encourage a quarrel tban to Invite friendship. Ad
ditional troops have been ordered to the Rie
Grande, and scouting expeditions cave already
been made into Mexico. Plenty of reasons are
mentioned why war should be declared. It would
divert attention from unwelcome fssues
of home politics, aud furnish employment
to thousands. It would rally publio
enthusiasm around tbe Administration
and create an era of aiipy contracts. Government
loans and publio extravagance It would open
new prospects of success to tbe Texas Pacific In
terest, and promise a realization of tbe dreams of
mining schemes, colonization ventures, and rail
road enterprises. It would give the troops some
thing to do, and advance promotion, wbicb bas bo
come nearly stagnant. It would be popular on gen
eral principles, and teaob the Greasers a deserved
lesson on good benavior. These are some of the
reasons advauced why Secretary Evans should
cry, "Let slip the dogs of war," and Secretary
McCrary order troops to cross the frontier.
. financial affairs.
' The events of tbo week in financial circles were
more Important than for some time past. The
President's message and the report of the Sec
retary of the Treasury to Congress caused a
slight decline in the gold premium and some im
provement in United States bonds early in the
Week. The suspension of the German National
Bank and German Savings Bnqk, of Chicago, tbe
former of which Involved tbe suspension of Greene
baum Bros. & Co., of this city, also Lad soiub
effect npon tbe market. The monetary situation
was charactered by a hardening tendency, and a
higher raDge of rates prevailed In consequence of
tbe shifting of loans and shipments, of currency
from this point.
. During tbe week some of the large holders of
Lake Shore and other shares were heavy sellers,
and this distribution of stock prevented any sub
stantial recovery. Some of the trunk lines and
the Western shares were weak at the close.
The export trade was again - active this week,
and tbe shipments by tbe various European steam
ers sailing to-day were of more than average propor
tions. There were six vessels In all on the. list, and a
noteworthy feature la that neither steamer of the
White Star pr North German Lloyd Lines had a
Bingle bushel of grain. on board, tbe room being
taken up by other freight. "The Britannic took
out 1,800 carrels of oysters, being tbe largestsingle
shipment ever made from this port. She also
carries an nnnsually heavy consignmeut of fresh
INTERESTING FINANCIAL, FACTS AND
CLEAHING-norsE REPORT OF THiHTV.
NINE BANKS FOR 1S77,
And s Comparative Beport of Ten leading Cities
, for Two Tears, '
St. Louis, December 8. The Republican to-morrow
will publish an Interesting statistical article
showing the business transacted by the Wiiit y-nlne
banks of St. Louis for tbe year ending November
30. Tbe statistics were compiled by the manager
of the St. Louis Cle ning-bousc. Though not given
out by that officer 1 r publication, they are taken
from an. official printed statement prepared.
by biro. They niay therefore be -accepted
as authentic and are minutely accurate.
.The footings for tne different months show an al-
mos steady and constant decrease In the clearings,
April and May being the ouly monibs which show
an increase, and March tue'only mouth In which
the falling on" Is not more tban half a million dol
lars, while Juce is the or.ly month iu which It does
not exceed a million. This decline, however. It fs
claimed, Is not peculiar to St. Louis, for Philadel
phia, Chicago and Pittsburg at least share the
decline, and perhaps other cities. '
The statement is most interesting, however, in
respect to Its showing of the relative busfness done
durlog the year, compreheuded by the various
banks represented in tbo St. Lonis Clearna-bou.e.
Tbis statement shows the aggregate clearings to
have been tl. 001,890,961. Of courtse, tbe report of
tbe Clearing-house does not show the exact buj-l-ness
of tbe bnuk. but it is a sufficiently good indi
cator of their general business to be of large Inter
est to the whole commercial community.
Tbe facts given in tbis statement are not com
mnnlcated to anybody hut thpofficers of the banks
represented In the Clearing-house, but- they ore
of such large general Interest tharthe Republican
has taken some pains to obtain tbe most interest
ing portion ot tha statistics compiled, for publica
tion. Tbe lamest clearings, in any one month by
aoy'of tbe tbirty-nine basks are. credited to -the
Boatmen's Savings Institution last Jan uary, being,
tlO,&M,036, and the next largest to the same bank
in Dvcember a year ago, being 19,719,014. Tbe
Sta Savings has tbe next largest, being t.ss3.8J9
n Inarch last, while Its clearings last month (No
vember) were nearly as large, being ia.U9.0tt-
This bank bas also shown an increase of 111,000,000
over last Tear. ..
CLEARING OF OTIIER CTTIE-.
Tbe following statement of the clearings in a
number of the principal cities of the Union during
the years ending November 34, 11477 and 170, will
will-be rouna or large interest in connection witn
tbe statement of the St. Louis bsuka:
ivameof PTace. 1R70. - 1S77.
New York" ..$l8.7ii4.K4'2.714 $17.014. 1"7,!17
HootOD 2.104,81(1.172 !i,04:V4o:l,5:i
Philadelphia.. l.t;.1.5:(0.So7 l,lil.;i:(ri,:,t
Chicago . HC.S.uTJ.iyl !Hi7.ai.0'j6
Ht. I-onle 8!!t,42.400 UWW2.li
lincinL;i !i40.i)32.4J3 'i.1,O-7,iM0
lla.timnre . 4'.ti4H.'.".i4 4fO.HK7.7xi
New Orleans.. "B4.ti7,7n7 340,n:i,77C
Milwsnltee 2..7.7f.n,0.-.4 KS.t.ooo.l 16
PlttNbnrg 'JO-2.f4M,2i2 804.51T.6S1
Louisville. 20D,2a2,7aJ la3,i!),5GS
'Stw York sod Cincinnati since January L
EXECUTION- OF BEBGZN AT . MT
. . VXRNON.
Horrible Work of a Bungling nanarman
Touching: Devotion of tha Doomed Man'a
INCIDENTS OF TOE UNFORTUNATE MAK'3
LAST HOURS UN KAKTli.
IlIS REMARKABLE I.NIMFFEKENCE TO II 13
Columbus, December 7. A last appeal to Gov
ernor Young, on behalf of the murderer, Bergln
Was made to-day by a sister of the condemned man,
apparently-some few years her brother's senior.
She came to tbe Executive ofllce this morning buI
BEGGED FOB A KEW HEAHINO
On the merits of the case, apparently impressed
witb the idea that ttfe most favorable, side bnd not
-yet been presented. Her ladylike demeanor and
nnusual composure, in her great affliction, im
pressed the habitues of the Executive, oftk-e, who'
ar6 not unused to scenes of this character, with
GOVERNOR YOl'im '
Received her witb great kindness ar.d said to her
that though public business bud been greatly ln
terrupted by the attention be had given to
this case of late, and while oth
ers were - waiting for an Interview
who bad come long distances to eoofor with bim,
yet so great was his anxiety to give the fullest
consideration to all that could be offered on behalf
of tbis man. that be should give her tbe fullest op'
port unity to present a case In which his sym
pathies were already strongly enlisted.
ALL THE FOISTS IN THE CASE,
As claimed br tbe defenso, were tben pascd id
review. The only new suggestion pre-ented, and
that not in evidenoe, was tbe statement that will
not be likely to pass unnoticed by tbe Murphy
people, that tbe man who sold Bergln the lust in
toxicating drink before the murder was committed
was the public prosecutor lu the oase.
ANOTHER rOLCHrNU INCIUEST.
When the Governor, still declined to Interfere
with the execution of the sentence, on- grounds
alreadv made-publio, she asked to be permuted to
remain in the Executive onico until all was over,
wbicb, of cobrae, was considerately granted.
A FtltlOn OF AXIETV..
From 12 o'clock" until nearly 2 there was a
period of suspense, occasioned by tbo failure to
receive answer to dispatche-, by the private, sec
retary, to Mt. Vernon. Outsiders knew from tha
press reports that there had been
A CRUEL SCF.NE,
But it was nearly 2 o'clock whn the messenge")
came In with a telegram for the Governor, who,
before this, bad considerately withdrawn to the
inner office , with his sad visitor, and in company
with Captain Foos,
AWA1TFP TUB IlF.ATH MEAOE.
She interpreted the countenances of the two ad
they reftd, . snd nsked: "May I sceltl" It read:
"Bergin was executed ut 12:13. lie "Is dead. Time,
When the' Urst shock of grief jnad pased, the
devoted sister withdrew, followed by the Gov
ernor, who kindly attended her to tbe American
House, btio thus the curtain fell "on a case that
has tested at once the sympathies and Ihe magis
terial tirmuess of the Governor tn a manner Quito
unparalleled lu the history of sucb cases in Ohio.
- LAST HOUBS OF THE IlOOMED MAN.
Mt. Vernon, O., December 710 A. M. The
crowd around the jail tbis morning Dumber j
about two hundred, oud is increasing as the hour"
for the execution approaches. A great many have
come in from the country, owing to a rumor tbaC
the execution would bo public. Bergin, after
bidding bis mother and frieuds . farewell last
night, reqnested that Sheriff G:y occupy bis cell
during tbo mgbt, which request the Sheriff com
ulied with. The Snertff entered the apartmeut at
10:30 o'clock, and remained with the prisoner until
S:30 this morning. .
At 4 o'clock Bergin fell 'asleep and slept nntil
7:30 o'clock. During-the night Bergin was quite
talkative and appeared as culm, as If no unusual
event was to transpire: He made a special appeal
to the Sheriff to exclude reporters, and then went
so far as to threaten that be would have an in
junction put on tbe Sheriff which would prevent
htm from admitting any one excepting tbe assist
ants, clergy and those personaljy interested. Ho
bad no hesitancy In speaking of bis execution, but
seemed rather anxious to talk of tbe event. Ha
will not say a word on tbo oouiTold, desiring only
a prayer offered by the ministers, unless he thinks
there are too many present, lu which event ho
may score the reporters. .
He told the Shorllf lu contl.Io.tire some things
concerning his pnst life, wbicb, of course, the
Sheriff will keep secret.
A COTTON liOFE.
Ho requested that the .rope shontd be a cotton
rope, which has been complied with.
Sheriff Beetle, of Muntgoniiirr Countv, ex fherlff
Beach, of Knox County, ami Sheriff Sbcrrard, of
Putnam, are to osfllst Sheriff Guy.
At 8 o'ojock Bergin partook" of a hearty break
fast, sent to him from tbo Curtis Huuse.
10:30 A.M.-Aittiit ,r Castle and Robert Miller,
Esq.. have just called at the Jail ro make arrange
ments to take ciiHrge of Bergin's remains. Cas
tle was overcome witb omotion and was quite
bitter In his denunciation of capital punishment.
FUNERAL FKEl'A RATIONS.
At 8 o'clock this morning Bergin's mother and
youngest son went to the clothing housp of. J.
Stauffer & .son mid purchased a Muck cloth coat
mid biack doeskin punts, aud had them sent to
Bergin at the Jail.
Mrs. Bergin made a request that the body of ber
son be allowed to remain at tlie Jml until midnight,
fearing to bave It removed while tbe crowd were
present, but it whs decided to remove the remains
oh sooh during tbo afternoon as possible., to tha
residence of leister Heidiy, a brother-lu-iuw of
Bergin's, from wliich placo the funeral servloes
take place at 2 o'clock to-morrow.
ON TUB DKATII IKOP.
At 12 o'clock Bergin was taken out, and, in com
pany with tbe H'.i'-r.tT and bis spiritual advisers,
walked to the" scmlold. Tbe rope was placed about
im neck and the drop foil.
noituini.E SCF.S'R. - .
The knot, however, became untied, and tho poor
victim stagtrercd up ugaiust a pot. Ho was only
shocked, and was perfectly conscious. As ho Was
lifted to tho c;iffold br Mm Sheriff and assist
ants, be shook Ins bead under the black cap aud
kertt repeating, "OU, this Is a bud murder," aud
then udded, "but I can stand it."
AOAIM ON THE SCAFFOLD.
The noose was again adjusted, during which he .
spoke to the Sheriff, saying: "You are choking mo
a lrttle now, bnt go ahead, Johnny."
While the mlnlHters administered what consola
tion tbey could tbe drop attain fell, and with-a
little better succces. The knot, however, slipping
under bis ohln, bin neck whs not broken, and the
victim was actually strangulated to doatn. it was
fully eighteen minutes before he was proDour.eed,
Tho reporters and witnesses were bitter In their
denunciation of .the bungling work. It Is, how
ever, justice to Sheriff Gar to say that be wasjn
no wise to blame. His assistants -were men rf ex
perience, and to them be bad Intrusted tbo mula
A man named J. H. Tuker, a reaj estate ageflf,
from Coliimhaii. during theoeeond hanging fainted.
and caused quite cniuniiTii n.
REMAINS GIVEN TO rKIV.im.
rhe hnrtv of Herein ws taken in charge shortly
after aud cpDvcyed to tho residence' ut bm brother-in-law.