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WASHINGTON, D. C, "WEDNESDAY MORNING, JUNE 18, 1879.
FIFTY" CENTS PER MONTH.
VOL. XIX 1STO. 175.
CURRENT CAPITAL TOPICS.
A Chapter in tho Louisiana Conspiracy.
Stnleinont Not Porinltlml Hororn tho Com-
lillttou-Why Watson Mado tlio Alu-
dutlt Tlio Howiuil Unlversltj lllll
Oujectlous to tlio Appll-
cutlon or tlia I'iukIs
for tills I'm pose.
Ilia Antl-Kcllogg Conspiracy.
Tho luvcstlgatlou hold liy tlm Sonuto Com
mitted on L'rlvilcget auil Elections In tlio ciiio
of Spoffbrd vs. Kollogg has dovolopcil, be
yond u question, ono of tlio vilest conspiracies
over concoctcil to wiojt a scat In tlio 8onato
fioin Its rightful lucumbeut, and, If possible-,
con far It iiDon ouo of tbo coujplratois. The
Bchorao was artfully laid, nnd tlio cousplrntors
thought thoy were assured of succoss. Tlio
woJm operandi ndoplod was to securo, through
any available lucaus, atTidavlts from mombors
of tho Nleholls and Packard Legislatures In ef
fect that Kollogg was guilty of corruption
through bribery Jin securing his olcctlou, and
that In some iustnuccs votes wcrorastby prox
ies In tho election, tu violation of law. Tlicro
have been about tho sarao number of witnesses
on each side, and, what renders tho conspiracy
more palpable, each nnd overy affidavit upon
which tho caso of Spoffnrd was based has been
repudiated on oath, showing that they had
been obtained by duress or sonio othor Im
proper Influences, flroat prcjudlco has no
doubt fallen upon thoso who inado tho adl
davits lit question and have aluco ropudl.ited
them, and itia but fair and Just that any ox
plauatiou shall bo made by thoso parties which
will throw light upon the cairn and Invoice a
revised nubltusontimr-nt relating thereto.
Among tho witnesses Introduced was Jo3oph
R. Watson, a bright colored man of twouty-six
'yoars, who Is aggrieved heciuso Tiik National
HkI'UULUJAN had copied tho following oxtruct
from the Cleveland UtnM : "Brother Watson,
of Louisiana, Is h rather moro plcturosquo liar
than was tho Illustrious Mr. Andorsou him
self." With a onpy of The KErunuoAN In hand,
and linger pointing to tho abovo offensive ex
tract, Mr. Watson (tutored tho editorial sanc
tum Booking tho editor whohad given currency
to such an Hsporsiou upon his veracious good
name, He was uiado welcome, for so long as the
committee had refused toaltowexplanatlonsas
to motives, &c, connected with tboso singular
affidavits, In connection with their prompt ami
gonoral repudiation, It seemed hut just that
such explanation should go to tho public
Mr. Watson was then Invited to make his
explanation, not In catechotlu stylo, but tu his
own way. It u sought to provo hy htm that
ho had voted tu tho Kellogg Loglslnturn as tho
proxy of a member named Thomas, who iop
icsenled Bosalor Parish, and thus lidcil in
Kollogg's election. Watsou was at that tlmo a
letter-carrier In tho Now Orleans post-otllco. u
fact woll known to SpnfTord's uianagors mid
conspliutors. In tho faco of that kunwlcdgo
thoy called upon Watson repoatedly nud so
licited liim to sign it paper suiting foith lli.it
ho (Watson) had voted as tlio proxy of Thomas.
To induce his signature tothopapor thoy prom
ised liiin that aflor Mr, Kollogg should bo
ousted and Mr. SpoH'oul seated ho should re
cnlvo at their hands $1,500 lu uioucy mid a sit
uation as deputy Sergcant-at-Arms In tho
United States Senato it Washington. Ho now
contends that ho loganlcd the affair as a cou
epliacy then, nud accepted tlio advances of
these parlies tliat liu might got a far lusldo of
iU machlmiltons as iwssible, for tho reason that
liu hail heon and then was a friend of Mr. Kol
logg. He then signed tho paper.
Now Mr. Watson insists that thero was mi
responsibility, either legal or moral, attached
to tho paper which ho signed. Ho knew that
the Rtatemonts was falsa when bo signed It, as
did thoso whnsecured hlsslgnaturo.niid his pur
pose was to detect, as faros thai ciicumstniicu
would enable him to do so, tho depth of tho
conspiracy that wus throwing Its tolls around
him to accomplish u outrage In the United
Status Senate Ho accomplished Ills purpose,
ami says ho fuels ai'iiutlted t tho bar of his
own conscience of having connnlttrd any of
fonso beyond that of using himvlf as a dotoc
tlvo lu discovering a great wrong Hint was
sought to bo pcrpetiatcd bySpolliud and his
coadjutors ugnliist th Integrity of the United
ant Surgeon Daniel C. llurlelgh to be n passod
assistant surgeon on tho retired list; Acting
Assistant Surgeon Isaiah Howling to ho on as
sistant surgeon on tlio rotlrcd list; Acting As
sistant Surgeon John I). Hni It U to un mi assist
ant surgeon on tho retired list; Acting Assist
ant Surgeon J. J. I 'a Kit to ho uu assistant sur
geon ou tlio rctiroii list.
Ciiuciis Wink liy Committors.
Tho leading thought of tho membors of tho
dominant parly in Congress Is tho caucus, nnd
there w:u much forco In tho remark of Mr.
Congor lu tho House yesterday that "no Dem
ociatdaro brcatho without puimlsslon of tho
caucus." Even tho Junior members of tho
committees havo to receive; their cno In ad
vance of tho committee meollug, after which
tho form of n mooting Is gono through with,
and tho bill Is put through lis framed In
caucus. Yesterday tho Democratic membors
of tho llouso Appropriation Uomnilttco
hold a caucus for tho purposo of agreeing upon
n plan or proceiluro on the dim mailing appro
priation for tho Judicial oxpouscs of tho Gov-nrtitni-iit.
which was amended and naMed by
tho Senato yostoniny nnd rofcrredto tho House
committee. Mombers of
THE LAST DITCH FOUND.
King Caucus Falls Into His Own
Senator llaynril's I'lrm Htnnil on 1'ilnclplc
Tun .Much fur tlio Omens Tlio Onr
llecoiniiieniU it Itctrcnt-Scnator
Kernaii Also Refuses Caucus
Dictation Tlio Slltcr
lllll to lo Over.
organization, order of buslnoss. platform, nnd
resolutions, ami tho coiuiulttco thou ndjouruud
until eight p. m.
Sam Francisco. Juno 17. Tho Republican
Statu convention reassembled at olglit p. tu.,
nnd, nftcr the announcement of tho various
committee, adjourned until to-morrow.
linn. It. F. 1'ngn lteniiinlnated,
i9pcclnl dispatch to thu National Republican.
SsciUMKHTO, CM., Juno 1". Hon. II. I'.
Page received the nomination for Congress at
noon to-day. Voto Pago, S3; Nye, 23; niter
ward declared unanimous.
SONS OF TEMPERANCE.
Annual Session of tho Grand Body
of North America.
Kilnciitlon of tli Colored I'onplo.
Tho bill lo glvo to Howanl University tho
solo boiiclll of tbo unclaimed funds soiuu
1500,000 belonging to colored soldiers is
open toBoiuocrltlelsm. It Isnntuppaieiit that
Howanl University has any better claim to
these funds Ihau tho Flak University or any
other col o led Institution of learning ns cen
trally loiuted, Thu fund, If received, will he
used only to pay an incicasod number of pro
fessors where thero Is no especial waut lo meot
tho prospectivo demands of tho Institution
Then, again, If tho fund ho used as proposed,
tho ability of tho colored youth to attend
school will not bo increased, whllo the truo
policy now Is to enable young colored people
to go to school and not to lurrcnfo tho num
ber of schools, for there are now an ubiiml.incn
of high schools and colleges whoio coloicd
youth can he educated, Tho gioat
public waut for tho education of
tho colored young Is proper common
(schools throughout a gloat pot Hon of tho
South. Thero Is warroly auy section of tho
North whoro young colorod peoplo havo not
freo access at predentin the high schools and
colleges, and in n very largo proportion of tho
South schools like Howard are accessible to col
ored pcople.tlt is therefore contended by many
who arc deeply intoieated in tho advancement
of the. colored rare that tho truo disposition of
this fund tho rational1 and honest use of It-
would bo to placo the yearly Interest in tho
Junius or a Doiui or trustoos oi Honour nun ca
pable men, rijuivlly so as thoso of the Howard,
who would disburse it to assist Individual col
oicd youth to attend any of thu multitude of
schools nlicady lu existence. Those Individuals
would sustain tlio same relation to this fund as
licncllcliiilivs ns tho appointees at West Point
sustain to that Institution, In a word. It Is con
tended that what is most needed is the In
creased incaiis toald thojboy nnd girl In attend
ing school, mid not tho tchools and profosois,
of which thero is a plenty now.
Tho Picsideut sont to tho Senate yestciday
tho following nominations :
O, It. Wilkinson to ho postmaster at Vinton,
Auny promotions Captain Henry E. Nnyej,
to bo a major; flist lieutenants to be captains,
Samuel T. Hamilton nnd Jacob A, Augur; sec
ond lieutenants to lio flist lieutenants, (Jinnies
11. Schuilcld, Hall S. Bishop, and William 11.
Auny ttansfers Colonel John R. Brooke,
Thirteenth Infantry, tu bo colonel Third In
faulty; Colonel Luther P. Brndloy, Third In
fantry, to bo colonel Tlilitcenth Infantry ; Sec
ond Lieutenant Goorgo P. Bcrlvcr, Eighth In
fantry, tobo second lIciitenantTlilidAitlllery ;
Second Lieutenant James S. Pettlt, Eighth In
fantry, to ho second lleutouaiitThlrilAitllloiy ;
Second Lieutenant Douglas O. Howuul, Eighth
Infantry, to bo second lieutenant -intra Arm
lciy. Naval piomotlons Captain Edward Barrett
to he a commodore; Commander Oscar F. Stan
ton to bo n captain; Acting Assistant Surgoon
Henry F. Peiey to bo assistant surgeon on tho
uctivolist; Acting Passed Assistant Surgeon
Francis N, tireou to bo a po&cd assistant sur
geon ou tho iotire4 lUt; Acting Pawed Assist-
tho caucus are
authority for tho statement that tho mnjoilty
will rccommond noii-concurronco In thu second
section of tho hill, as amomlcd hy thu Sunato,
anil will sulimlt that section in n tuouiucu
form and ask for tho appointment of it confer
onco committee, Theio will bou special meet
ing of tho committee to consider this measure
Capitol unit Dcpiirllnontiil Notes.
Itovouuo rocelpU on yesterday wero from
Internal rovouue, $102,123.UI; liom customs,
Tlio Comptroller of tho Currency has called
upon tho national banks for it statement show
lug tholr condition at tho ctoso of business ou
Saturday, tho 11th Instant.
Tho Conintrollor of tho Currency has de
clared a dividend of 75 por con t. In favor of tho
creditors of tho First National llmk of Ash-
laud, Pa.; also n dividend of 10 percent, lu
favor of tho creditors of tbo Lock Jlavcn Na
tional llmk, of Lock Haven, Pa., making in
all dlvldouds amounting to 50 por cent.
Outstanillngfitrciilatton nflcgnl-tondcr notes
and fractional curronny : United Statos uotos,
nowlsatin, $111,03!), 170; United Statos notes,
series 18'IU, $120,lHO,328; Uultod States uotos,
orles 1HT4, &1,0M,1G3; Unitod States notes,
setloj I87.r, $12I,11,1S1; United .States notes,
series 1878, $31,755,902; total Unitod States
uotos, $3 I0,(i81, 01U; fractional currency, $15,
8W,fil0.11; graudtotal,$:iO'J..r,t7.(K(J.U. Unitod
States notes redeemed, $230,300.
John M. I.nuEtnn.
Although tho doath of Mr. Langston lias
been uunounced through the press as having
occuirod some days sluco, tho Stato Depart
iiiout has uo Information to that ctfoct, and It
la hoped that tho announcement Is not author
ized by tho facta. Should tho rumor bo con
firmed, tho loss to thocolored raco hy this
death will bo vory severe, for, with Fred
Douglass, ho was among tho very foremost tu
all that tc tilled to the welfaro and advance
ment of his color lu this country. Ho was
born a slavo In Louisa County, Virginia, Da
comber 14. 1839; oinunclpatcd when six years
old, and uducated at Oberllu Col logo, whoro he
graduated in IBM. Ho received his degieu lu
tho theological department of the samo college
In 1833, studied law, uud was admitted to tlio
Ohio bar u 1S51. For thlitoou yoars ho prac
ticed law In Ohio, and was called to it mofessor-
ship In tho Howanl University lu Wushlugton.
Ho becamo dcau of tlio faculty, nud lu 1873
vico-presidout and acting picsidcnt of thu uni
versity. He vim appointed hy tho President a
member of tho Hoard of Ifeilthof the District
of Columbia, of which, in 1875, ho was elected
secretary. Ho was the author of vailous ad
dresses and pupuis upon political, biographical,
litorary, and scieutilln nuhjects, and was dis
tinguished as an orator and scholar. In Sep
tember, 1877, ho was nominated by tho Presi
dent as Mlulstcr-Kosldent and Consul-Uouoral
to Ilartl, and was at his post of duty when at
tacked by yollow fever.
Mr. W. 11. Vermillion, who has speut much
tlmo lu Hnyll and its vicinity, and has had tho
yollow fever thoro, called upon Mrs, Liugstou
last oveiilug and assured her that, lu his opin
ion, tho tmmioslltou that Mr. Langston had
died was not warranted by tho surrounding
ciicuiustancos. Couimuuicatluu is had with
Haytl by telegraph to Kingston, Jamaica, or
Havana, nud thuueo by vessels betwoeu those
norts nud Ilartl. If Mr. Langston had died,
there has been uniplo tlmo xlncotho report of
his illness for thu ruport of his death, which
would havo at once heon sont, to havo reached
tho Stato Deimitmuiit. If liu had not died
within thu tlmo now elapsed, nil danger would
have been passed, supposing ho had really been
ill nith tlio fevt'i, which is bacd solely upon
rumor uud is qullo possibly without foundation.
mil iwkii rm ac.
Argiimout liy Oouusol llcgon.
Snow liu.'., Mi., June 17. Tlio testimony
to-day ban all consisted of dibits ou both sides
to Impeach the witnesses of each other, and, to
thu relief of cvory ono, tho testimony was
rlosud. It Is now piobahlo that tho arguments
of counsel will not consume moro than to-mor-
ow and tlio caso be given to tho Jury to-morrow
night. Tho very general opinion Is that
tho result will bo tin acquittal, us tho whole
drift of testimony has thrown a doubt whethor
death resulted from tho wound diiectly or io
niotely, as tho autopsy showed no cause of death,
nnd if It did tho shooting was accidental ou
the put of the prlsunor.
At tlio close of tho testimony 123 wltncisos
had boon called and dlscliaiged. Mr. Samuel
H. Townscnd, Stale's attorney for Woicestcr
County, opened tho argument for tlio Stato,
and was followed hy Mr. A. P. Humes for tho
dofenso. To-morrow Ocorgo W. Piirnoll, esi.,
Hon, (lenigo W. Crlsfleld, and Hon, .lames U,
Dennis will piosout tholr arguments for tho
deleuso, mid llonry rage, csij., will cio.o lor
Trinihln Among thoMlnrrar
Maucii Ciiu.vk, Pa., Juno 17. Thoro Is
considerable uneasiness among the miners of
this icglon outsldo of tho Lohlgh Coal and
Navigation Company's men, who nro quiet.
AtEborvaloA. P.iidoo&Co.'amou havo sti uck,
nud at Stockton (1, II. Lliiilcrmau & C'o.'s men
nro out boiuuso thoy work lu a wet slope and
want moro pay for tho Inconvcnleiico. At An
denreld thu men have not woiked for several
days, having askod fur an Increase of wages,
which will not bo allowed. At Heaver
Meadow tho men lu No. 1 Miuo havo struck on
account of dissatisfaction with the ticket boss,
who they charge docks them too much. Tho
tiouble ispmoly local.
Aiiimlcuii shipping In tho South l'lieltle,
Nr.w YonK, Juno 17. Tho Shlp-Oiviiors'
Association has received a lottorfrom W. Hun
ter, Second Assistant Socrotary of tho Stato
Department, at Washington, stating that tho
(lovoruuiout has under consideration tho
question of making such lopresoutatlons to tho
countries now at war in South America ns will
secure tho protection of American elllzims en
gaged In tlio guano-carrylng trade,
Tlio Caso of lieu Nnyes,
TnBNTON. N, J Juno 17. lu tho Court of
Enors nnd Appeals this afternoon Attoruoy
Genoral Stockton urguod In tho Noyoscasu that
in bringing It beforo tho Court of Errors with
out submitting It to the Supromo Court tho ac
tion was unconstitutional. Tho Smith-lien-uett
murder case being Identical, the decision
must affect both won fu a similar lanuuor,
Trouble In tlio Duiiiocriitlo Camp.
Tho Senato Democratic caucus yesterday
morning received from Messrs. Tliurman, Mc
Donald, nud Garland a veibal report of tho
fruitless result of their cimrts to effect nu ar
rangement with Mr. Daynid for a withdrawal
of tils resignation of the Finance Commlttco
chairmanship, and for nu agreement on his part
to allow tho Werner silver bill tu ho reported
back, for action by the Senate, In advance of
Its completed consideration by tho committee.
Judge Tliurman, in behalf of tho committee,
reported also Hint Senator Kernaii was nliko
Indexible lu his determination to udliuro to his
voto In tho riuauco Committee in favor of
postponing action upon tho silver bill until
Senators Thurman and SIcDonald, after stat
ing tho details of tho efforts inado by tho com
tulltco to bring about soma harmonious ar
rangement, proceeded lo mako bilof speeches
of n conciliatory nature, each counseling that
Mr. Dayaid's resignation should not be accept
ed. Mr. McDoualil took tho ground also that
the caucus should diop tho whole subject of
tlio silver hill.
Mr. Uailand thought tho resignation should
ho accepted nnd tho bill brought beforo tho
senato ami passed.
Mr. Coko then spoKo at couslilcrablo lengiii
nnd Willi much onrnostness, coutciidirg that
Mr. Bayard's resignation ought to he accepted
and the Flnauco Commlttco Immediately reor
tranliod to accord with tho viows of tho ma
jority of tho Democratic Senators ou tho silver
question. Jlo Insisted that no ouo man ought
to bo allowed to obstruct tho will of an over
whelming majority of his piutylu Congress.
Tlio silver bill should bo reported for the
prompt action of thu Seunto, nud If to obtain
an opportunity for action upon It.n chnngo In
tho membership of tho coiumittoo bo neces
sary, that cluingo should bo made at once, for
sooner or later it would havo to ho made.
Gcucral (lonlon roplicd to Senator Coko in
a speech which Is dcscrlbod on all hands asonu
of groat fervor and oloquouco. Uo said tho
question beforo the caucus had both a porsoutl
and a political aspect. Tho acceptance of Sen
ator llaynril's resignation would be in effect a
ccuauie upon that goutlcmnu, uud tho 'adop
tion of tho Coke resolution would bo similarly
construed. Ho wus opposed to cither proposi
tion. Although us loyal to tho silver causo ns
any othor man llvlug. ho would not consout to
do anything lo ilriicoiiown a man Hire isayarii.
Uo knew ho could speut lor ovory man m
Georgia, and ho believed ho could spoak for ov
ory Southerner when hn said that a shaft trans-
fixing Senator imyarua ncatt would
glvo n pang to overy Southern heart,
for, throughout nil their troubles nud trials
and oppressions slnco tbo close of tho war,
Iiay.ud had uccii tlio truest ot tuo true." in
tho next placo, ns n political matter, ho
thought nothing could bo gained, but much
could bo lost, by the proposed action. Tho
hare possibility of sowing dissension lu tbo
party at this tlmo should lie enough to nnko
Ilia caucus piuso ami reiiacr, nnu upon reucc
tion (I would certainly bo prccclved that thero
could bo nothing gained hy striking a blow
which would reach nut lliynrd alone,
hut tho gloat body of truo nud loyal
Demnciits who ngico him in his
financial vluws, and who wero in unison
with tho rest of tholr party ou greater and
moro Important questions. In this connec
tion Senator Gordon counseled his party
friends to tnlco pattern by tho Kcpiibllcans,
who wero also divided ou thu fluanco qnostlou,
but who stood In solid phalanx ou overy other.
Ilosldes thoso considerations ho pointed out
that thero is no certainty of obtaining a inn
Jmity voto for tlio llual passage of tho Warner
biii, even if It bo hi ought before thu Senate,
ami that tho only result of forcing actlou
upon it (asldo from thu prolongation of tho
sessiun) might provo to ho it loading of tho
Democntlc Senato with mi alleged responsi
bility for its defeat.
Senator Saulshury inado n few remarks com
nllmentaiv to Ids colleague nud lu opposition
to accept mco of tlio resignation, nud Senator
Voorlices liiuu loon: mo uoor, out was cm uu
virv soon after commencing his remarks by
the arrival of thu hour for tho nsseinblago of
tho Senato and tho couscqucut termination of
the caucus meeting.
An adjournment was taken until to-day, aud
tho whulo subject went over without notion.
Tho Indications am vorr strong that tho cau
cus will to-day docllno to ncccpt Sir. Bayard's
leslguatluu, and that it will uiso inun no no
touiilned bv n largo majority to leave the sil
ver hill In the hands of tho l-'iuaiico Commltco
until next winter.
Proceedings of tho 1'lmt Day llt-iiorts from
tlio Olllrcrs .V nrent Decrease In .Mem-
boulilp-l'uhllc Itccnptlon lit tlio
l'lurul Dlnptny Inter-
A Tcn-Tliiiiitnnil-Diillni- Trim In Washington.
NBW Oku-u.nh, Juno 17. Tbo principal
prizes drawn In tho Stato Lottery to-day woro
03 follows: No. 35,103 drow $100,000, In Now
York ; No. 10,377 diow $50,000, In New York;
Np. 21,703 drew $20,000, lu St. Louis ; No 10,
130 drew $10,000. In Washington: No. 62,323
druw $10,000, in Liulsvillo ; No. 35,317 drew
?5,000, In Now Orlosns; No. -11,101 drew
$3,000, In Now York; No. 01,012 drow $3,000,
in St. Louts; Mo. 83,200 drow j,uw, in .how
lliuikcl- lllll Day lu lloston.
Boston, Juno 17; Tho weather was cool
and pleasant, nud the day was observed by a
Sjcncml suspension of business aud tlio closing
of hunks, tho pMt-olllce, and thocustum-houso.
There were processions In this city and
Charlestowu, with a profuse display of bunting
ou public and prlvato buildings. Between
8,000 and 10,000 persons assembled on the
banks of the Mystic River to witness n rowing
regatta given under tho auspices of tbo city
of Boston, Four races woro announced to bo
rovtcd, but only thrco' took place, us tho last
ou thu programme, thoslngle scull for amateurs,
had not starters nnough to contend fur the
A Tin llllnc Sceuo Court.
Mi:mi'UI3, Juno 17. This afternoon, during
tho trial of John J. O'Brien for tho alleged se
duction of Miss Lizzie Voss, and whllo tho de
fendant was tcstlfvlugas to his Innocuncoof the
crlmo Miss Lizzie aroso from her scat near
her couusol, and, wilklng toward tho defen
dant, said,!" You vlllnlu, you murdered my
father aud now you want to ruin my reputa
tion." As she ceased speaking she drow a
pistol from her dress pockot, but before alio
could Are It wan caught by tho deputy sheriff,
who wrested it from her bauds. Last March
Miss Voss' father committed sulcldu on learn
ing of his daughter's disgrace. Tho suit now
penning is for o,uuu damages.
Sulcldu from tlm Joss nt it Sou.
IIondout, N. Y., Juno 17. A body found In
tho ilver on Friday nt West Park has beou
Identified as that of Henry II. Burhans. of
Albany, n messenger of tho Court of Appeals.
Ho cumo to niilmiollff on Friday, tlm tith in
stant, ou tbo Chauncoy Vlbbard, bonowod a
dollar or Captain llltcucocx, nnu disappeared.
When tbo body was found it had a pound of
nulls in ouch shou and in onch coat puckct, ami
rubbor bauds around the hat, sleeves, nud
pants bottoms. It Is supposed to be a caso of
insanity frum tho loss of a'son.
Another Candidate for tlio Callows.
San FKAjtciaco, Juuo 17. James llowlcu, a
hackuinn, deliberately murdered his wife, Nel
lie, this morning. Calling at tho houso whoro
sho obtained employment as housekeeper, ho
shot her down ou hor refusal to icsumo mari
tal lulatlons with him. Mrs. liowleu had lelt
hor husband on account of his lcpcatud brutal
treatment. Thu deceased was a uatlvo ol isotv
York, uged tnuuty-flvo years.
Depredations Upon tlio Mom.
Omaha, Nuu., June 17. Oeueial Crook has
returned fiom u frontier trip nnd leports the
Indians ccnorally qulot, but says tho stealing
of ponies of the Sioux must stop or an out
hioak may bo oxpeutod. .Measures havo been
taken to puuisii mu tnievcs.
KIoUIouh ill Orugou,
San rmNultco, Juno 17. In tho city elec
tions at Portland, Oregon, yesterday tho l!o
puhllcaus elected tho mayor and two council
mull and the Democrats thu balance of thu
couuclluien. At tho election lu D ist Pi rtlaud
tho Itcpublicaus inado a clean sweep.
Tilileu's ltitllroail butts.
Ciiioaoo, Juuo 17. A cross-bill was filed by
loavo of tho court to-day lu tho United States
Circuit Court horo by ox-(lovcrnorS. J. Tlldcn
ami Louis H. Meyer against tbo Chicago and
Alton Itallioad Company.
IIcnryAV. Iltutr Klectml Snuator,
Concord, N. II., Juno 17, At noon tho
Houso pioceedcil with tho special order, being
tho election of it United States Senator. Tho
voto, which was ti'ia voce, stood as follows:
Henry W. Blair, 101 ; Harry W. Blnghnm, !3;
Samuel 11. Page, ti ; (lllmaii Maiston, 1; Aaiou
P. Stevuns.l; Luther McCiitclilns, 1 ; Kdmund
Buiko, 1. Henry W. lllalr wus nccoidlngly
declared to ho thu cholcu of tho Houso.
In tho Senato tlio votu fctood twenty for
Henry W. Blair and four for Harry Bingham.
Br.U'K OI'I'IUKH NOMINATED.
Co.NConi), N, H Juno 17. Tho Kepubllcaii
legislative caucus has nominated for Secio
tnry of State, A. II. Thompson, of Concord ;
State Tiensurer, Solon A, Carter, of Keeno;
Statu Printer, Juhu II. I'lnrko, of Manchester;
Commissary (Journal, Lafayolto Colli itli, ot
Dover. United StntisSoiiatur Blair was seie
uaded to-night, and inado a speech, briefly dis
cussing political nud temperanco quesltous.
llu took cxtrcmo Kepubllcaii grounds.
Htntn Coin untlon lit Haerniuuiito.
San FllANClSfO, Juuo 17. Tho Itepubllcar,
Statu convention met at Sacrumoiito this after
noon and was called to older by A. O. Ahell,
chalimau of tlio Stato Central Committee.
Thus far tho candidates most piomlnoutly
montloncd for tho head of the tlckot are uen
oral (leorgo S. Kimm, of Sin Joaquin ; George
0. Perkins, of Sin Ftauclseo, and John F,
Swift, of San Francisco, A number of others
nio spokcu of as likely to como lu as cuiupro
mlso candidates, Including J. McM. Shatter,
Congressman Horace Davis, J. II. Jowott, A,
P. Catltu, C. F. lteed, and othois. It was nt
first suppoaod that uo contest would bo made
ovor tho tumpoiary chairmanship, but later a
disposition has been ovlncud to tost thu strength
of thu candidates ou that question.
Tho Kvaus faction put up Oovoruor Goorgo L.
Woods, of Santa Clnrii ; tho Furklus men Hon.
Obed Haivuy, of Sacramento, uud Swift's
friends Frank M. l'Uley, of San Fianolsco.
Tho first ballot stood Harvoy, 1SS ; Woods,
130; Pixloy, 78. Tho socond Harvey, 183;
Woods, 113; Pixloy, 07. Woods was thou with
drawn in favor of Pixloy, who was cho3ou on
tho third ballot by SOU to 103 for lliuvoy.
This, howovor, is not cousldurod as settlliur tho
Gubernatorial tight. M, I), lloruck was chosen
secretary pro foil, hy ncclauiatlou. Commit
tea woio nuyolutoil ou credentials, neruij-'n.t
AVIiut an Outslili-i- Saw.
A gentleman In this city who takes much
Intoiest in base-bull yesterday lecolved a let
tor fiom a friend nt Hulyuko, who Is euiployud
at tho postal caid agency, and, as ho wout
fiom this city not long since, ho hoped to see
tho Nationals wlu. Ho writes ns follows con
coming tho games at that placo :
I Intended In reply to our letter on tho day of
tlm game, but 1 bcciuno so disgust j J with thu re
sult that I sent J ou a paper nnd determined to tait
until the next Buioniul wall tho .Nationals would
nut redeem themselves lu sonio meiiiure: but I am
ilhcdiiragci! and think they shuiild bo ( ailed in for
practice. There Isno denying, liottctcr, that tho
Nationals played a good game, hut tho Holjokes
hatted them out of e.shlenco. I was sorry lo co if,
but thcie acemed uo help for it.
Tlio Tieisurcr's Olllco and Post-Ollleo Do
pirtmont nines meet this afternoon on tho Na
tional giounils at half-past I'uur o'clock. A
good gamo may liu oxui-utcd, us both teams
li.ivo been "trimming" theuiselvos for come
tlmo. .Major Norton, manager of thu P. O, D.'t,
has had his men practicing, nud, though not
ovur-sangiiiiu', uxpects to glvo tho Treasurers
a prutly good tussle, nlthough tho latter nro
goud players. Tho ntllclal lioads of both De
pnitinents interested liavo boon Invited and
will be piuseiit. .lmmasiou neo.
Tlio Stuia of tlio West Uud defeated tho Po
tomac Stai-s last Monday by a scoio of 12 to I.
PnoviDK.NCR, 11. 1-, Juno 17. League gnaac.
CloveUnil.S; Provideiico 2.
H01.VOKK, Mass., Juno 17. Holyoke, 12;
II1111 Hitters. 7.
LowbLl., Mass., Juno 17. Woicostcrs, 10;
Hudson, N. Y., Juuo 17. Utlcas, a ; Jersey
--- - . . -,. i , ,-.1 , .
aVIIACUbK, -1. 1., Juu i(. zi.ituhuo, u,
BooroN, June 17. Bostons, 'J , Cincinnati, (I.
Thoy, N, Y., Juno 17 Bulftiius, 3; Tioy
AuiANY, N. Y., June 17. Albanyp, 0 ; Now
Bedford, -l. ,
1'KlNt'flo.v, N. J., Juno 17. Princeton Col
lege Club, 10 1 University ol Pennsylvania, 3,
A Mimical i:i-iilng,
A very ploaeant on,tertalumcut was glvon at
tho North Presbytcil.iu Church 011 Monday
ovonlug, hy Professor Thoodoro I. King, as
sisted by soma uf his pupils and others. Miss
Amy Lcavltt, of Boston, nud Mr. 0. 11. Read,
Jr., roudercd sovoial vocal solos In lino stylo.
Missus Wlulfud Poo, Lena Kuhn, Klma Gaines,
Iluclicl Goldstein, nud Cordolln L. Moivry
showed commendable proficiency oil tho piano.
Tho exorcises woie concluded by tho perform
ance ou tlio Decker guild pdmoof Beothovon's
sonata lu C, op. 3, No. 3, by Professor King, lu
masteily stylo. The church was filled with nu
appreciative nudleuco, aud tho effoits of the
performers wero re w tided by nbuudaut np
b1ujo aud uuuieiou floral trlbutoi,
The Nnlloiiiil DItlslnn.
The tlilrty-afth nnuual session of tho Na
tional Division Sons of Temperanco of North
America was opened yesterday morning, at
cloven o'clock, In tholecturo-room of the Con
gregational Chinch, with M. W. P. George W.
Boss, of Ontnrlo, Canada, In tho clmlr. J. K.
Brldgo, O. S. Oranil Division, was appointed
assistant Most Worthy Scribe. Johu A. Por-
kins nud James A. Gillllth wero appointed
messeiiBors. Tho roll was called and tho fol
lowing named dolegates ncio found to bo
Wllllnm II. Armstrong, J.N.SIcnrns.T.Pnr
rou, William E. MncDoiinugh, nnd William B.
.Millard, of Kaslorn New York; Loionzo Shel
don, 0. Henry Mead, John Lytli, U.S. Mi Col
lum, nnd P. A. Itcss, Western New York;
Henry II. Howell nud John S. Llttoll, Now Jcr
soy ; It. T. Smith. John A. Thompson, J. B,
Mannar, and K, J. Hurdell, Maryland ; II. F.
Dennlson, W. T. Wllklus, A. W. Glvln, M. M.
Kavenson,. 1111I John C. Mngulgan, Pennsylva
nia; Samuel W. Hodges, Henry Cushlng, En
gone II, Clapp, Thomas Chubbiiek, lahvln
Thompson, Samuel Kelly, William Gllly,
and (leorgo W. Wheeler. Massachusetts;
H J. Morris, B. Y. Giaddon, Mrs. Klleii Cubbon ,
Mis. Lizzie A. Downs. Mrs. K. J. Denuett, and
Mrs. JI. K. Studloy, Ohio ; William II, Andrus-s
and J. C. Stoughton, Illinois; Alouzo D. Vuse.
Johu S. Williams. John S. Monroe, P. B.
Holmen. M. 0. Ilallou. M. D. Voso. andW.d.
Bcnsley, Ithodo Island; J. W. Manning, Georgo
Macleau Itoso, Georgo W. Boss, David Millar,
and Thomas Webster. Outario. Canada : J. S.
Hail, Quebec; John B. Duiigea and James U.
Matthews, Maryland, Juulur Ordur ; W. H. L.
Climbs, Virginia, JunlorOrder ; F. JI. Bradley,
J. L. 11. Wlulleld, John F. Dobbyn, S. M.
Ycatman, nnd J. K. Bridge, District of Colum
bia, and I. C. Steams, Minnesota.
Tho following wero initiated: It. II. Oris
wold, of Etsteru Now Yoik; L. M, Kotiyon
and A. William Youug, Western New York ;
William F. Llttoll and Adam I. Lenhart, Now
Juisoy; William Murdock and II. P. Jordau,
Maryland ; S. S. Kceley, John Wear, and .Mrs.
F. L. Gruiuniau, Connecticut; James Nixon,
Massachusetts; A. M. Collins, Ohio; Ara Ml.
dreth, Bhodo Islaud; Thomas Caswell, Onta
rio; A. M. McBalh.Teuucssee; Dmlly J. Cam
phor nud John H. Anthony, Maryland, Junior
Oulor; W. Isaao Joluisou and Qoorgo E.
Prichett, Virginia, Junior Ordor; Silas Iloyco,
William II. Chase, A. N. Ham, and James Mo-
Kcuna, District of Columbia; John L,. smrlt
weather, Michigan; 11. It. Moor, Bahama Isl
ands, and 11 L. Noldllugor, Georgia.
Tho comuiltleo on arrangements submitted
a progrnmnio of business fur tlio eutiro seasou,
which nas adopted. Tlio following is tho pro-
gramma as adopted for tho remainder of the
To-day Nino o'clock a. m. and h.tlf-past
two o'clock p.m, business meetings of National
Division : eight o'clock p. 111., fiult festival at
Masonic Temple cauls uf admission will bo
furnished by tho committee.
Thuisday Nino o'clock a. m., buslncsi
meeting of National Division; half-past
thrco p. 111., excursion to Mount Veinon
on the steamer W. W. Coicorau commlttco
will furnish tickets.
. Friday Nino o'clock n. in., half-past
two o'clock p. tu., nnd eight o'clock p. m.,
buslnoss meetings and probable adjournment.
Tho stauding committees fur thu session
wero appointed. P. M. W. P. F. JI. Bradloy
ott'eied tlio following, which wnsudopted :
That there be an Initiation ovory morning, but
thu representatives appearing at other times ho ad
mitted uy omigiuion,
Tho Jlost Worthy Pati iaich, Ocorgo W. Boss,
then dcllveud his annual muress, which an
nounced n dccie-tso of 0,000 in tho member
shin of tho tinier sluco thu last annual meet
ins, tho financial depression being Justly
chaigcahlo with 11 certain portion of this do
ciine. Tlio number expelled from tho ordur
was lcs by about 3,009 than during tlio pre
vious year. Tlio number suspended was also
less by 2,000. Tho rccolpts for tho last flnan
clai ycaraio less by about $2,100 than tho pie
vlousyoar. Tho Grand Division of Georgia
lias been re-established. Unless sonio
oxtia dibits aro put forth during
tho ciineiit year, ho foiled still
gieater losses in membership will bo
leported nt- tho next annual session. Ho re
ported the outlook ns moru encouraging than it
was a year ago. Tho effect of thu red and hluo
ribbon movements was in a ccitaln sense inju
rious to tlio Older. Now lint tlio excitement
of thoso societies lias subsided ho hoped I'oi tho
establishment of tho oidor In their placo to
glvo collusion nud perm money to tlio woik
they havo done. Tho address also noticed tho
deeeasu of P. M. W. P. J. J. Biadfo-d, of Ken
tucky. It aisn icfeis to thu woik iiono hy tho
Good Templais, mil tho Women's Temperance
Association and tlio general activity Miming
temperanco workers, declaring that tlio Pal
let-box must yet becomo thu ' thii ty-niuo arti
cles ' of temperance inun."
Invitations fiom the committee mi iiuauge
mollis ncio accepted, to attend a festival at
.Masonic Temple this evening and 1111 uxcui-
slou to Mount Veinon 011 Thursday alteruoon.
The !.cjlon was then adjourned until half-pa-st
At tlio appointed tlmu tlio delegates reus
cmblud nnd received thu icports of thu JI. W.
Tho delegates assembled at tho ontrnnco and
marched lu with tholr ladles, tho members of
tho National Division nrrayed lu blue regalia,
thoso of tho Grand Division red regnlln, nud
nud thcBo of tho subordinate divisions white
legalla. Each nlso woio 11 hutton-holo bouquet
nindo of flowers sent by Jfrs. Hayes.
Those who ociniplod seats on tho platform
woroiM.W. P. Hon. (l.W. Boss, of tho Province
of Ontario; SI. W. S. Sauiuol W. Hodgos, of Bos
ton, Mass.; JI. W. T. William A. Duff, of Phil
adelphia, 1'u.j P. M. W. P.J. N. Stonrns,of New
York; P. JI. W. 1'. JIaJr . D. Town
send, of South Cuiolliui; P. M. W. P.
1'. JI. Bradloy. of Washington. I). 0.; P.
O, W. P. U. F. Dimulsou, of Pennsylvania ;
It. U. W. P. Heury D. Cushlng, of Boston,
JIa.su.; P.O. W. P. E. L. Nelilllnger, of Savan
nah, On.; P. (I. W. P. Hon. Hiram Price, of
Iowa; 1 O, W. A. Ilov. J. C. Stnughton, of
Aurora, III.; P. G. W. P. C. Henry .Mead, of
Hornollsvlllo, N. Y.; P. 0. W. P. Uov. J. Y.
.Manning, or Ohlniio; P.O. W. P. (leorgo Jle
Lean Boso, of Ontario; P. 0, W. P. John S.
Hall, of Quebec ; P. O. W. P. E. II. Clapp. of
Boston, Mass.; P.O. W.P.J. M.T. Ilaunum,
Mr.tllradley presided and Introduced tlio
participants. J. W. .Manning, or Ontario, In
voked tho Dlvino blusslng upon the mseuibly.
Tlm urnrtrimmn then curl led out iucluded a
solo and chums by Mrs. Colonel Edward Dan
iels, Jllss Carrlo Kidwoll, Jliss Htoaus, uoiouoi
W. II. Chaso, uud J. L. II. Wingflcld. The
words woio wrltton by .Mrs. Daniels esncclally
for tlio occasion. It was rundored to tlio tuno
of "Tbo Bed, White, and Bine." An address
was then mado by -Mr. Bradloy; song by W.
H. .McDonald, of Brooklyn, entiled "Tlio Flag of
Our Union," who, lu responso to ndoublo encore,
rendered "Tho Star Spangled Banner" nud
"Tho Old Oaken Bucket ;" address of wolcomo
ou behalf of tho District by (1. W. P., O.A. JI.
Ham ; organ solos, British and American airs,
Ii,if,-s,.i- Ittic.linir. mid. lu response to an ttuore.
lie gave "Listen to the Jlocklng Blid," with
GRAND ARMY REUNION.
Assembling of tho War Voterans at
Procession nnd Itevlow An Kntliiislnstla
llcci'ptlnn Addresses of tVulcoiuu
Appolntinoiit of (Nniiinlttocis-
'Xliniiku Tor Itrllof lliimiuots
lit Night Speech of the
Tlm Grand Army uf tho lti-pnliUc.
Auiany, N. Y., Juno 17, Tho city this
morning presented n plcturcequo nppenrancc.
being very genoriilly docorated with flags and
banners of various devices. Tho stieetawcre
filled with icoplc, many business places and
manufactories having been closed. At ulne a.
III. the several divisions formed, under tho di
rection of llrigadrer-Oencral Frod Townscnd,
grand marshal, and tun assistant marshals. In
tbo fourth division woro Posts 3 nud 5, O. A.
It., Philadelphia, and Henry Wllsou Post, O.
A. It., Baltimore. Following tho fifth division
camo the United States Attorney-General, dls
tlugulshcd officers of tho army nnd navy, mayor
and common council of Albany, nud commlttco
of New York Stato Legislature.
Tho display of military nud tho vurioua
divisions of tho G mild Army formed a mag
nificent pageant. All along tho lino of march
the procession was lecelvcd with salutes, some
of which woro very outhiislastlc. Tho lino'
pa.sod in review before Governor llobiuson,
and on reaching North Pearl streot tho column
was halted and n lino of battle, comprising the
flist, second, third, aud fourth divisions,
formed, f.wlng cast, on the coiuplotlou of
which the fifth nnd sixth dlvlstous continued
tho march In column In front of tho lino of
tattle, tho suIhIIvIsIoiis In lino saluting suc
cors vcly, standards and colors dropping, bands,
trumpets, and Held muslo sounding.
1 ho military escorts 01 1110 ntiii nun sixia
variations; reply to the wolcoining address of
Mr. Ham by Hon. Georgo W. Hots, JI. W. P.
National Division S. ol a., P-auer 01 mo uuusu
or Parliament of Canada. At the conclusion of
his roiiiaiks llttlu Aunlo Lewis, in a fuw very
appropriate remarks in vorsc, presented tohlm
hrniitirnl lioumiut of llowers sent by
Mrs. Hares. Miss .Minnie Jlosbor, of
Balttmoro, In excellent stylo then
,..1 11 . . T r,,.. '- Tr..-Oit .....I It.
resnouso to an ciioom gavo a humorous reclta- divisions thou, as thoy 'arrived at tho .right of
tl1.11, entitled "If I Couldn't, Could I? Could mo line, ion ea a cjiutiimai ou 01 tu. w
You?" C. II. Mead, of Hornullsvtllo, N. Y., and sa uted I ho d U tlVi'J!.?1 ffiSf.Vlff
imii VOVU..V.U, .. ...v.i.u ,...... ....,
llii-n fiiitnrf.nlneil tho audience with 0 fow re
marks on prohibition, and wouud up by sing
ing "In tho Sweet By nud By," tho audlouco
Joining lu tbo chorus. Ltttlo Aunlo Lewis re
cited "lite Little JJrummer iwy," nnu in ru
sponso givo "Battery B." Bcv. J. C. Stough
ton, of Illinois, mado n short address. A quar
totto was rcudored by Misses Stonks aud Kid
woll aud Jlessra. Chaso and Wlufiold. Hon.
liintui Prico mado a short address, aud tho
ruceptlou closed with the singing of tho dux-
TItAIXKD FOll JWSIXrSS.
S, and JI. W. T. TJioiepoilol thu .Mint Wm thy
Scribe, Samuel W. Iloilges, delallod tlio condi
tion of thu older. The total lnuinbcishlp was
reported as (i.lO.'tt. Tho lepoit of tho Jlost
Worthy TiatniiiLr, William A, Duff.sbowod tlio
recotpls ul thu year tu hau been $3,121.60,
uud thu opeudltilics $J,0UJ.57, letting a
Aiuiuiilmeuts to tho constitution, proposed
at tlio last bosslou, and tho by-laws piopnsed
for tho Sous of l'uiiipciaucu Mutual Belief So
ciety tteio lead,
Tho address of the Jfost Worthy Patriarch,
thu rcpoiU of thu Jlost Vol thy Scribe and tho
Most Woithy Tioasurer, nud tho amendments
to tho constitution woio 10 felled to tho coiu
mittoo 011 distribution for publication.
A tlslt to tho Piesldent and Jlrs. Hayes was
ariauged to bu madu nt '-I'M o'clock to-day,
and the session was adjourned.
At olgbt o'clock thu delegates attended
A l'UUUU IIlXIilTION,
given In their honor at the Congregational
Graduating Kxorclses or the Spencorluil Col
lrgo. Hundreds wore unablo to find oven standing
room at tho graduating exercises of tho Speu
cerlan Business College, nt Lincoln Hall, last
ulght. Tho large nudleuco was ovldcutly de
lighted. Tho stago decorations wero simple,
hut tnstt-ful and ldeaslnc. Tho graduating
class canto upon tho stago to tho music of the
grand march, oucon, and at its conclusion
woro jnlued by Professor Henry C. Sponccr,
principal, and Mrs. Sponccr, vice-principal of
After the Invocation Mr. FrnnkXIIanillton
gnvo a very gracoful salutatory; Miss Ada
Gciioviove Collins read nu essay, subject, "Full
ofGraco," which was marked by forco and
clearness; Professor Spencer briefly addressed
tho graduatus, concluding hy iccoiuinendlug to
them tho qualities cxprosscd by tlio thrco
wolds, "pluck, perseverance, and principle;"
Jlrs. Spencer's address to the lady graduate
was characteristic, full of slim ( points of Inter
est, which elicited applause ; "Tlio World Owes
No .Man a Living" was mo sunjoct 01 n practi
cal, scnslhlo nddicss by William L. Wooster;
Mis. JIary A. Saltmcr read uu excellent essay,
entitled "Unrest .Moans Development;" "Bo
Wlso with Speed, .1 Fool nt Forty Is a Fool In
deed," was thu subject of nn address liy
William Ballantynu Garden, and wnsdollvcred
In a manly stylo. Ho was tho recipient of a
iargo anchor, composed of choicest (loners;
uiso of a libiary of books, entitled "Wonders
lllu-itiatcd." liom William Itallantvne. cso.
Owing to the death of 11 near relative, Jliss
Lillle Beck's essay, a lino one, on tho subject,
"Angels, Coquettes, and Women," was read by
her classmate, Jliss Mary It, Pollock. Anothor
essay, by Corrlnn Lee Iiclm, ou tho subject,
"Delight of Activity," was well lead. Tim
iiudirtice was consumed with laughter by n
humorous debate on "Tlio Amenities or Poli
tics," by William W. Lewis and Eugenu JI.
Fitzgerald. Tho gentlemen's valedictory, by
J. Jlelvin Lamb, was handsomely dclivcioil,
nud tho lidles' valedletoiy was chauulngly
given by Jllss Julia A. Karr. Tho readersaiul
spuakei. all manifested tlio excellence of their
school tiaiulug uud the class presented n lino
jppciiiauee. Diplomas woro avwuded to tho
Ladles Julia A. Karr nnd Lllllo Elizabeth
Ik-cL, District of Columbia; A 11 red a Bigelow,
Nuw York; Lillian Bnrrltt, Pennsylvania ;
Anna LatiuierCliapliiie, Ioua; AdaGeiiuviuvo
Collins and Aniolla Eberly, District of Colum
bia; Emma Elizabeth Oingewer, Piimsylva
nhi ; Corrina Leo Helm, Virginia ; JIary Reglua
Pollock, Jlassacliusetts; Jlnry Augusta Salt
mur, District of Columbia; Hello 0. Saunders,
Pennsylvania; Bosa A.Shnuir, District of Co
lumbia, mid Mtuy ,. .Smith, Pennsylvania.
Oentloinon J, Melviii Lamb, Peiiiikylvuula ;
Jliuk Ilium, District of Columbia; Cliailes
DeCaiudiy, Miujland ; Benjamin L. Falrchlld,
Now Yoik; Ueiiiy J. IViidiiei, Kugeno Mauilco
Fllzgerald, James T. Flynn, George S. Finsnr,
nnd William llallautyuo Ganluii, District of
Coliiuibit; Juhu W. Gloom, Marrland; John
E. Grahauie. District or Columbia; DuiIhI M.
llagneriind Fr.iuk Haiiilltou.Maiylnnd 1 Will
iam Haywood, New York ; Edward W. Koch
uud William W. Lewis, Dislrlet of Columbia;
J. Sterling McLean, (.onnectlciit , Charles Wor
1101, District of Columbia, and William Luomird
lloi.kkeepiug certificate Edgar W. SUnie,
AVIil'lu III Stencil Coinut I'lilll),
To the Villliir of tht A'lilioinil Rtpullitau ;
Sin: In tho alley kuoiui as Puttier's ulley,
bounded by I and K and Fourth and Fifth
sticels north wesl, there is u placo for tho ru
ceptlou of holies of dead nnlmals. It Is nlso
tlieii-jort of n laigo tiumbi-r of our lolorcd
people, many of wlium rcaldo In the alley.
Now what I want to call your attention to is
Dial tills alley Is lilddeu fiom view to tho
liassci-hv.nud when his olfactories uro assiiltd
hy thu limit sickening o-lots lie wonders whero
tho stench comes t'ion,nnd Is apt to think that
r .:.", .1.1 p .1" 1-.. 1 10 stoncii comes 110111, nnu is
V "' a "". r, I.'.' ".VA,l .' Z,T, ; Wl : ' U arises ..on. K st.eet .,.arkct:i,ouse, which I,
"- ......, .... -. .ii,..,i.. ,.,,,., 11,, r
furo tlio time set for the ruceptlou, and at
eight o'clock tho church was crowded, Thu
decorations waro magnificent. An inch, with
tbu word "Wolcomo" in whlto immortelles,
wus stiotched across tho choir box in ft out of
tiiu nrgau. Tho faco of thu organ was almost
hidden from view, so proluso was tho embel
lishments. Til ice shields, with tho words
"Love, Purity, Fidelity," tho motto of tho
onlor, and nnotbor, with tho word
"Piohlbltluu," tho battle-cry of tho ordur,
woto there suspended. Four more shields, uiio
at each end ot tho choir-box aud ono uttacbod
to the wall on each sldo of tlio org 111, weio in
scribed with tlio names O'Neal), Studs, Iliad,
ford, uud Condlct, four of tho decoasod Past
Jlost V01 thy Patriarchs, Tho galleries nud
walls wero tastefully draped in flags of all na
tions, set off hy the colors of tho order. Beau-
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tllul auu ruru U-4VHW1, u,m vj .t,o, ii.j i,, kid, wui, w"h ---'
graced the stago aud formed a wall of llvlug bolog ready to go to trial, a coutlnunuc was
green, a plowing contrast to Wo surroundings, grautvd by tuo coutt.
diiectly oppaslte. Hut If ho will take tho
tiouhlo to turn down 1110 alley, eitner irom 1
or K streets, ho will find that It arises from
this vwitcliouso or decayed iione.s, wiucn our
ttoithv health officer, who knuws nil about it
nnd yet allows It to exist and to spread Its
ilcntli-dcallug stencil tlirougliout tuo ui'ignonr
hcod, Shuuid an epidemic visit us during this
hot spell you may safely lay tho cause at the
door of till boue-yurd. HEALTH.
Tho Thompson lloiulcldu,
Walter Mycis.who filed thu shot that killed
William Thompson lust Friday morning In
Pmther's alloy, has not bom released Irom
custody, although the coroner's jury doclded
that tho shooting was accidental. Ho was ar
vni.nin.i lii tho l'ollco Court yesterday on a
olmrgo of assault and hatlorywlth intent to
counsel tor tuo uuvcruiuvu. uu.
whero tlio meeting of tho Grand Eiiciimpmout
was to take placo. Tho pat ado was then dis
missed. Ou entering tbo hall the encamp
ment was welcomed hy .Mayor Nolau, ou be
half of tho city, and by JIaJor Knowles, of the
commiltco appointed by tho Legislature, on be
half of tho Stato. Tho general public then re
tired, and tho Grand Encampment went Into
session with closed doois. Tweddle Hall
was very tastofully decorated with flags
Tho first business In secrot sessiou was the
address by Gcucral John C. Robinson, National
Coiuinuudur, followed by that of tho chaplain,
tlio Uov. Joseph T. Loverlng.
The Comiuauder-ln-Chlof then appointed the
On Adjutant-Gonerul's and Quartormastcr
Gononil's Keports Comrades Squires, of Now
York ; Boouo, of Ohio, aud Chuiubcrl.iiu, of
Ou the Surcoon-Ociierul's Report Comrades
Jones, of Pennsylvania; Buckloy,of Now Jer
sey; Evans, of .Massachusetts; Ooiildlng, of
Veiniont, and Walkinshnw, of Ktnsas.
Ou liules nnd Regulations Comraden Iloatb,
of Pcuusylvanit; Merrill, of Miisnichusutts :
Tanner, of Now Yoik; lluulln, of JIaluo;
Itoyco, of Vermont, aud Bayley, of Massachu
setts. On Inspcctor-Goucral's Report Comrades
McQjindc, of New York; Eatnshiiw, of Ohio;
Cochiano, of New Hampshire; Tyler, of Jlary
laud, and Rahn, of Pennsylvania.
Ou tho Judge-Advocate General's Report
Comrades Earnshaw, of Ohio ; Bowurs, of Nefr
Hampshire, and Arnold, of Rhode Islaud.
Comrade William Wright, of Post No. 1 f
Louisiana, who was stricken with yellow fever
at tho tlmo of tlio late epidemic, muse 011 hc-
hnlt of his post, and ollcred a set ot resolu
tions thanking tho comrades Ihioughout the
United States for their prompt and generous
aid during tho Into epidemic, by which thoy
weru ttblo to lellevu thu wants of many com
lades and glvo it soldier's burial to in my
Tlio resolutions wero received aud entered
upon tho minutes hy a rising nud unanimous
votu. Adjourned till live p. m,, whim tho en
campment will U'teive tbo 1 epulis of commit
teus uud adjouin till 11I110 n. in. to-murror.
Ollluurs will then buukctud.
At tho afternoon session n spirited debnto
mosu upon thu million of Geiieial Barnum, uf
New York, lo rescind tho losolutluii, adopU-il
ntthuUst eiicampmeut, icquiriug lligs tolwat
half-mast on Dccoiatloii Day. The motion was
lost. 'J ho other biisimas was of minor im
portance. Adjourned till tu-moiiow,
UllANI) AK.MV IIANCJUCT.
Tho banquet lo tbo encampment of the
Grand Army of thu Ropuhllc, which took
place at Jlurtlu Hall to-night, was it great fciic-
lcess. Over ouupiople wtuo given Mats ill 1110
tahio, ami thero were luuy j,iju speci.uurs
ladles nud gentlemen In the galleihs. Tlm
hall washciiutllully lUcuiated, (lovi.inui Vau
iS unit, In tho ahiouco of General Hiwlcy, ro
Hpoudiil to tbo loast, "Our Couuliy," nud
sjioko of tho great sacrifices iniulo by tho
saddlers of tiiu Union army to preset vo tho
Tho toast, "Tho President of Urn United.
States," was, iu the absonco of P oshlout
Hayes, respoudedtoby United rflulis Attorney
General Devout. In thu cou no ul his speech
ho said :
CuMiisnhs: I thank jou. for tbo Vre-'deut. for
this cordial giccitiu, with lusiiiauccs nf his alloc
tloimlu regard for you, of Ills appreciation of your
di-Miilou to tour country, mnl ol his atuipuhy with
jou in nil the walks uf civil lllo. .s.uhlna, 1 can
iis-mro ou, hul the pruitug naliiro of publlo busl
hiss would have prut entol hts living mth you here.
Hul sou know the teuton well, nud Hit- cunilltlon
ol Iho public husllio-is null, aud realize llial it Is
almost a nuttier of ioliiliul luteiol ihul he should
ho where liu It. I luutv lliln inumit uuiiipare Willi
the wnrin gruspof liu hand whlihhu wuiildliate
been glad to have glu-u you us soldier to vildlor
mii.i ,Mtiiruil(i iiiiuinirii'li-. I thanti him fur liavlmr
mad" me his liiev-coKcr. of thu I'uoldeiit.lu tho
rclalloii whlcli I occupy 10 111111. Having oeuii wun
I1I111 III the riormuiicc ul Ills iiuhlii. dultcs for
U111 lust two) ears, nt linns until dny has darkened
Into nlcht uud night Irna ic-l-l'iu-u into morning.
Li eaiiiiut i-peuk wllh Ihn freedom that
I could cio not mat luiiiiinio reunion
uxliitig. What would U) an upprupriats
tribute Irom otlu-rs, rrom 1110 mlnht assume tho as
pect of an liiapiroprlaie compllmuiil. Yet l am
sure muuiig the men with whom liu has stood slue
liy slilu with whom hu has inarched throiuli Ds
cemher storms mid July hoat wllh wlium h has
stooil uu thu perilous nigo of baltle 1 11m uro that
thoso men at lenvtwlll upprtclato hlswarm nud
generous sjmpathies, lilt unxlous diirolo doiui
lieu. Ids wish tolulu nil ivspcctn a worth) President
of the great nation forwhl.li )ou nud ho iwrltod
your lives together. Appliiuo 1 VHialcur may
be said now or ul any limn of U10 I're.ldent, you at
leastwlll Judge him kindly und eon-durutulr al
wi)s, If ho has been too eenorutis and coiilldliiB.
It Is an 01 rur ho has smneu nnu juu 111 iiioiriu
tho pi-aiu Rinl piusperll) uf all l-cilons of the
Union I Applause. I
General Daniel K. Sickles usponded appro
priuioly to tho timst, "I'liu Army and Nnvy."
NINTH AUMV roltl-H nVNQUBT.
Thu banquet of tiiu iliirusldo Ninth Army
Corps took placo this afternoon nt the Delevau
lluiioe. About soventy-flvo pert.ous were nroe
cut. Among tlio most piouilncut wero Gen
erals Jaidln, Leo, Sickles, Kllp.itrlck, aud
Dovuns, nnd Govciuois ll.utrautt and Hoy t, of
Peiiusylv.iuhi, and Van JStuilt, of Rhode Isl
and, Speeches weieilollvuiedby Congrossmau
Ilalley, Attoruey-ueticrai uovons, cx-uoveinor
tiaiift, Geueial Sickles, Governor Van
Zandt, Governor Hoyt, (lonenil Kllpatrlck,
nnd General Illackuuru, who snouo M mo res
reseutatlvo of tbo Governor of Ms.iohuiietUi
llio Intel uallonal Wulk.
Lohpon, June 18. At throe o'clock this
morning tlio scoie stooil Bioitn, 237 ; Wcatoa,
&,'0 Unuls, l)j Hai-dlog, 100.