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harr of Imnortant Evanta. ,
1UUU it::. Hi
Advices from Tunis report a ten
nours' battle at boukclarba. iiotb the lia-
tiud French lost heavily in killed nud
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fBjiWjLKY. MAI-HKVrgiftppeftreil &t tlie PonReri inside were nuunolctrtl.; - Citi
Jllice ot the Clerk of tlie'Suitreme Court on zcn ot Do1 x',rte 5730 and the Denver
ollice of the Clerk of the Surj
the 17th, accompanied by Chief -Justice
AVaitc, and took the oath of olllce. The
Chief-Justice' firdcrcd the. commission of
Justice MuithewB to be entered on the
There is extreme agitation through'
Hlitaly-in eontequenco of the King having
Intrusted Sipnor Sella with the formation of
a Ctbinut:' Theie were unfavorable demon'
Btrat ions at Naples, Florence and Pisa, as well
f$TTTjnrpJiei,e the iniliiary chaVged a ruoD"
au,ii tiurjaijcr PI persons were.wounucu.
CoTJrT Von Arntm, tho rnissinn di4
plomatist, Is deaW llo-waa CJcrmnn Em-
bassador at Purls; a'nd was subsequently
found guilty by the High Court of State on
cbai-ref btlravuiz hicouutry, offending
chai-re'oMijlrayijij; hicmiutry, offending
the hiijfprKJ jnf fusltinjjlisninrck and the
XV.LIl. Dl. UlUllVi;U VV 111V JVBiO
In a letter from U. S. Grant to Sena-
ttr JohPs,' of Nevada, the 'President's ap
pointment of Mr. liobertson' U referred to
as follows- WJien i comes to, filling, the
most influent il 'cilice In their Ptnte without
conskltftigithe8c,Scuatai'8 It Ls a groat slight.
When he selects the most offensive man to
be found, it .becomes an insult, and ought to
be resented to the bitter end."
The report 'of the Secretary of State
ipon the case of Michael P. JJoyton, ar
rested in rrcfflifll,, Assy's the ciRp is not one
which wcftiid Wnrrafit the Interference 6f the
United States Government, but declares that
should it be the sense of the Senate he would
w'umhoT the President to appeal to the be
nevolence of the British Government in Boy.
f TOW 'tmatir; tneoercton
ireiana are j-emon, ice-rresweni,
and O'Donnell, Secretary of the Land League
at: Cahir, and a priest named Sheehey at
Iviljuiartiu, County Limerick, In the IIouso
of jtjominous attention was caiieil to the ar
rest of Father Shcchcy, and several Home
Ituleii ityerly deuourrccd Hhe nict. ,Mr,
Gladstone declared the Goerument had not
arretted any one, priest or layman; forbein
tmember of Hie Land Lcnguc. -They had
only arrested perpetrators or abettors of out
rages. If any member, he said, proposed
that discussion of arrests In Ireland be taken
up, the Government "would not objct. Jt is
cald the arrest yf Father Sheeliey iuid others
at Kilimartm was npon tna chargo of at
tempting by threats to incite persons to quit
KA dispatch from Albany, N. Y., says
t)'o election for Senators will not take place
tql the SlHt inst. The Administration lie
ptiblfcans feci perfectly abbs to defeat the
return 6,f Conklmg or Piatt unless the Dem
oehits, go with the otlpr sidei The Conk
flrigitcs are gti ongly in favor of going Into an
election as soon as possible, and say that
Conkling will not be a candidate. The Denu
ocrats are opposed to an election, claiming
that the question shoulcTbe left to the peo
ple. A dispatch pi. the 20th .says the nuti
Conkling men feel somewhat disheartened
by the President's latent appointments in
tlut tte majority of yholn arcfreckonefl
(nofig Sir. Conkling's most devoted ad
ncrcnts. j no (.onkiing men feel corre
unondincly elated. There are Tumbfs'of u
compromisi", by which each faction shall get.
one Senator. .,. ..,
,The outburst in the New York Senate
eMmbcrwrien Hobcr'tson's confirmation
was announced was ,tho most-enthusiastic
tiemonsirattonever vatiressea jn .sucHfa
place. It broke down all barriers of dc-M-mtt-ntnd
ghf Tbiuubei; fairly runsf wlih
ljijeiiiid applause, Ift-hij; seronado'd.'Mr.
lliatiiv snjil y LetTnc t'ongratuljite y.ou
frratlmiij emintry' upon the fact tha we
ItwVe-n TWirletit whose intelligence; firm
ness ami patriotism will protect the .Const!
tdtlon f front "every assault,' coining' from J
nuaion qiiuiK-i ii niiij. uiu noi sei'K nc
Collectorship, nor.did any one ahk it for mo.
I visited neither Washington nor Mentor;"!.'
jiiki no conespniiiienee nor communication-,
directly or indirectly, with the President in
Tojiard V it . The bestowal of. office iuder
sucli circumstances was exceedingly gratify
ing to me."
AcqvP4iiYiNUthe ofllojal.tedei: of
their resignations as United States Senators
to Governor Cornell, of New York, Messrs.
CbftTnThTf'SiTcniiift transmitted a long com-
jiH if Nation cttinf-.forth 'in detail their al
,.,1,1.1. ,IIW1 .-yini'i .IVM,I1 Jll 1.:iHtl im'ii ni-
W ArlVTmwi lit the hands' of President
(fiirtkdd 1n hie matter of he Robertson
nomination, and Justifying their aotion-in
surrendering thoir offices. The New York
Legislature being now in session, an election
to fill the vacancies will be held, under the
law, on Tuesday, the illst Inst. While it is
understood that both Messrs. Conkling and
Piatt feel assured of their re-election, In
vindication of their action in t.he Senate, tt Is
said tin fricnds,.oKthe.-Administration,
Jiaded 'by fidgo- Kuberfson, ytll serioivsly
ityitCstheirelretfbn, and it is not deemed
tyiprubahle liy some that certain combina
tions may bo effected by which new men,
more in sympathy with President (iarfield's
Administration may be chosen.
As Albany (X. Y.) dispatch of the
fth says: The anti-Coiiknng- men in the,'
Legislature have in circulation 'a paper
pledging the signers tor stand hv-thc Adniin
istrnt ion, to r-M ajl fffdrtstd return Messrs,
Conkling and Piatt to tlie I'nited States
enti arnf, in Hie old of tlioir heing uom
inaieii tiy the. caucus, to rcjusu to voteTor
Uctu. H Is claimed cnotigliMgnatures have
en obtained to assure the success of the
ihfctrifirt. ' -It Is reported froiri Vashing
ton that the Administration actively
sympathizes with the effort to
retire Messrs,. ConkJlnjf and n.ift to
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votr-liie, on tne ground thai uonKimg oVy
clared he would reg.ird his re-election as a
rebuke to the Administration, and a com
mission b make waV on it to the end of Car'
field'sfteriB. tTbe policy of the Administra
tion tvl!! ttfto'Vlect St might HepuliHcan Sen
ators who will be in entire harmony with the
Iarty on all nuotions. if this can not be
loeoinpUbhed in flic Legislature, then tint
policy will be to prevent the re-election of
Conkling and Piatt, even if the Senatorial
election "has to be thrown over to the next
I'tltSOAL AM) (iEMLftAL.
A: mail-coach wiii overhauled hyi
three road nu't'iits neiir LaKi! C'llv. Colo., (lie
othrrnfeht. Ucfore ofdrmg tlio driver t
stop the rol)l)i!i tired (thne hot,s, danger
oUsly 'Wdundln.if frraiik'liiirtloit.a Denver and
liio Grande engineer. They tlien rubbed
1dm. v( $100 and a gold , watch, .and. took the
treasure-pouch and all'tho mail 8;i'H;s. Tlio
ana Jtto Grande Railway ijaoOrewaort for the
capture of the robbers.' " , i"T-
A'Armku lutnied Acnpld, whilp, en-
gaged In plantlnj iccm'iR his m id near
lilatk Springs, Montgomery County, Ark.",
was Bhot down and idluid by ;un, unknown
assassin. No clowtohe njurder.
Tiieodokb ..IIakkxll, the alleged
murderer pMr.'Jfafiiflll'hamcaped from'!
the lientonville CArk.) Jail. , He had previ
ously madq bIi,psi'ipQ from two other jails.
Iue indictment against Konward
rhilp;- for complicity lu'TmbtKhing The
forged Morer letter," hnu 'cni-iretTiitrtcnH
jnol .pros, having been entered In the case
WilliAm V. PAfTEUsflN, a prominent
and wealthy cattle man, formerly of Bates
Countv Mo., was reuentlv killed at tiotaradn
County Mo., was n
City, ,Ttx., by a p
i party of fjtate Hangers who
attempted to arrest hliff for disoraerry" con
duct, i ' - ' i
Isaac II. Lacey, one of the largest
cattle raisers in New Mexico, was recently
shot and killed by. a discharged employee
named Howard. The murderer fled, hotly
persued by tweUtyien, afidij was believed
he could not escape a Jusl J-etribiition.
A desperate Cattle has been fought
near tort Ewcll. Texas, botween seven
State Rangers and a band of about thirty
.outlaws. One ransror was killed, but tlm
utla.W8 were routod tnA two of thc,n caP
Bill Edwards, a notorious horse-
thief, has been shot and killed lu Lincoln
County, N. M., by Sheriff Mclviuley
Heddon, Cashier of the First National
Bank of Newark, N. J., has bpen sentenced
to seven years in the State Prison forinisap
a domkstic irnreav occurred in
noney Creek -Township, .Vigo :Coun$, ifi 1
Alexander McPetcrs, Jr., killed his wife and
sister-in-hiw, Ellen Baxora, sliot at
mother-in-law, and then killed himself.
Details have been received of the
disaster to the British sloop-of-war Doterel,
which was blown.up at Saudy Point, iu the
Straits of Magellan, involving the loss of 143
lives. 1 here were two explosions. The first
is supposed to have been the bursting of the
boiler used In condensing' this sea water." The
second was in the forward magazine.. The
vessel went down bow foremost in about
eight fathoms of water in three minutes, and
nothing was seen affer the sV&dnd explosion
but afewplajiks. The survivors saved their
lives bv liimnin!? rn'pr.hrmnl rir tho flivt
explosion. Thevv.ere rcicued by boats
from Bailing vessels from the yacht of the
Bishop of the Falkland Islands. Com
mandcr Evans Jumped" through a port-hole,
and was taken from the water much lacer
ated by broken" glass and wreckage. ' The
engineer who escaped was not on duty. .
The banking house of Rdbert A
Bii!ii,r, Milwaukoe, has made an assignment;
liabilities, KK).O0O, including WW of city
deposits; assets placed at iH."0,000, mostly
G ke at exejtemeny exists in Atlanta,
Ga.', on account of, a mysterious and fatal
disease tliat has appeared there, In the lam
ily of Mr. Perkins, Forsythe Street, carrying
oft big wife and all their ohiranm,. three- in
number in-thiity-six flours.' Ir. Perkins
and a small child in the neighborhood are
now down with it.- Eighteen physicians
ure of ,,he- P';'" that -it U malignant
scarlet fever, while one pronounces it yellow
fever, and another poisoning from water. It
Is thought .to be spreading, and texeitfw great
alarin, the liltbyeondition of the town bcin
favorable to nn epidemic. It is estimated
that about 600 chlldret) have been withdrawn
from the public schools by fheir parents for
fear of the contagious character of the mal
adv." . ; j. ' .", if
:.A':cpcNTFiKKET jS-'O silver certifioato
has been, reteived.at the .Troasprt Depart
ment.- It-is easilvdetected. ' ' '
The Memphis Chickasaw i Guards
again carried off 'the first prize' this year at
ew ui leans ioi iue uesi ui nii-ii coinpanv.
The New Orleans Ctesueut Hilles stood
second.' f ," , v )
"Tub!'" Revised iNew Testament was
given out for general circulation in New
York on the 20th.-' Over 8W,tXM) copies were
delivered upon advance orders. . . ' . ...
been reached foir
the consolidation of the Cincinnati, Hamil
ton & Dayton and the Cleveland, Columbus,
Cincinnati & Indianapolis Railroads. .
At the request of Ui SeereUry of the-
Treaiiuty, tieojge-L. (.'lark,s Chief of, the
.-- 1 - ,.-,, U 1
1 lI"ln. orth , Audhor's - Olhc,
Treasury DepartmVnt, and WiHiain '-11.
Mopfe, Dcpu.ty Fourth. 'Auditor, have ten
dcred tboir" resignations, to take effect im
mediately. Violation of the rules of the De
partment, in accepting ''personal check in
setllement of a Paymaster's afecourit, is the
cause of their summary retiretneot
Up to May 18,'.ii6tiees of extension of
S-ycr-cont. bonds at 3 1-2-per cent, received
at. the Treasury department aggregate
Jerome Furlong, recently engaged
as a travdine agent for a St. Louis wholesale
hOuse, committed suicide by shooting him
self with a revolver. Family troubles and
want of employment were the causes which
led bim to commit the rash act.
' Three men. were killed and five in
jured by an accident' at the (iolden Terra
mine, Dcadwood, Dak. A number of others
wero buried pcueatUfiilliug.t'iibers. One
of air nearly eighty feet out. of the tunnel
agaiiit the sidc.'wuXL 61 Ui opca'ciw and
instantly killed. , . , . o
YY'iLtl am and Jarrles Feedlcy, liroth
erl, have evn arrested for rbmplioity in; tlie
Donnely family murder, near'Lucan, Onta
rio, in February, 1SS0. ' i' ,'.
. TiiE.2sorth Carolina colored Republi
cans have belda State ( ViiVuoti.n,nsd tp
pointed a committee to wait upon President
11,1.1 Ia ,.p...Atit llielr I'l'iim, fnr a itim-a
generous recognition, in ,thO riistnbutron of
Federal offlcei, V ', I 't ;
1 . S I t ' lU.,-- A
j si'sr vi Mcurger iHii'intuuii Arm
strong, the originator of the American rail
way mail service, lias Wen set up at ( hi-
cago. ' ; ', ,
Jok Stevens (colored) was hanged
at Kdgefield, S. C., on the 2i'tb, for murder.
He took his place on the tr.ip with firmness,
waviiu: his handkerchief,
Thomas" A.- Scott; 'ex-President of
the Pennsylvania it Texas I'acifio Railroad
Is dead. . i V ' - '
May 1(1. Immediately after calling tho
Senate to order, the Vice-President submittod
the following communications:,. , . ,
Wash moron. Mnv IB. lsSl.-Sm: Will vou
pleiido announce to the Somite that mv reslu
liftt-hMlnwHerintorof Untteit Htatcs- from the
State of N"ew York has been forwarded to tho
(iovernor ol tlio State. I liavethe liontu-to
be, with great i-Mspeet ,
J( f v lour oucuient serT.tnt, ' ;
' '' KOSCOK CONKLINO.
To Hon. C. A. Arthur.
Senatk Cii amukii. Mav 16. ISSl. Sir: I hnvo
forwarded to tlioiovei iiorof the Slate of New
l ovk mv Kwignatiim as SimtIr of tlie I'niiiMk
Snitos for the Mate of New York, Will yon
please iinnonnco the fact to tho Senate? VitU
great respect, -
T. O. Pi-at r.
To Hon. C. A. Arthur. . .' -
The sensation created bvthe first communi
cation wan heiKlileiied by tho second.. Srnnn
words piii'd between Jlessrs, Dawes and Hid
In connection with th lstlmniit Onnnl resolu
tion, after which the Senate went into execu
tive session. Richard A. Klmer was confirmed
as Second Assistant PosttnasCfcr-Uencriil. ".'
May 17. Mr. Davis, of West Virginia, in"--
quired ironically of Mr. Duwes whether he fas
not now ready to proceed with tho considera
tion of tho resolution for Hie election of Beli
ttle ollieers? Mr. Dawes replied that to what
ever the majority of the Senate should decide
on that resolution lie would bow. If tlio Sen-'
liter from West Virginia bad become, lrom an
accidental occurrence on tlie ItcnnbnunMWule.
ready to submit to tlio will of tlio majority,
because he believed there was a majority (in
mn sum, no u'hwcsj nuti hot a worn 10 sny.
Mr. Snunclei-s ottered a resolution, tircctio
tlie Committee on Judiciary of the Sejiato to
inquiie limo nil lnutteis touching thiriela
tioti!? of the Central' Piicitto' Hailroad to Its
lease t lines nnd other corporations, mid es
pucinlly tboe lines and corporationsiii which
its stocklioldoi 8 are interested, hnd reimit to
the Senate ut their next regular session whjit,
in Mit'lr judgment, is proper and necessary to
most effectually protect tho interests of the
I'nited states. " Mr. Cockrell otled an-soln-tlon
calling on the Secretai'V of War lor n re-
(Trt of ttw snTTy wf Mm i Wnf! River, A1rpt.t
eu. Tne M'niuc men went into executive ses
sion, And ttttcr ii IcMtrtliy itehittu conllrtiiOil
tb1 eouiinittiou of J'TOih'iic'k Doimlnss us Re
eorderof Deeds lor tlio District of Columbia
May 18. Mr. Burnside called up and
u.ged HCtion.on the lntcrncenulo Canal reso-
lutlofi. "Seilntorlngalls said it was not wise'
or expedient for tlie !cnato at this sitting to
pass a resolution on tlio subject referred to,
mid it Was- pootponud until December next.
On motion of lr.' Davis (111.), the lesolution
direct irig tho Committee on Judiciary to
inquire, into the relutions -of tho tvniial
1'itciilo : to lt leased lines was tabled.
In executive aessloilSCnator McMillan Culled
up the- nomination of Edwin A. Merritt to be
Consul Ocnerul nt londun, ami it watrrstnnt-
ly coiilirincd by a- rtrnvoc ote, iu w hlch a
few nriran.vo losponscs were scarcoly lienrd,
Tlie noiuiiintfon u in. ii. Kolievtson as
Collector of Customs for the Port of New York
was theti enlled up, and in tho same manner,
w itliout debate or roll-cull, also conllrnied.thn
only negative) Votes cAst being those - of
Messrs. liiKnlls, Farley, Jones of Nevada and
Don UiiDierou. , v I
May 19. Mr.' Kellogg offered a resolution
calling for niliues of ofllcers and employees of
exeeutlv-di'iiartinent s, together with the date
of their appointment, tne State to yliloh each
is charged, etc'. Senator Plumb ofli'yed an
lunendiueiit .eallpng for further inforuiiition
as to bow many ' such clerks or employees
served in the volunteer or regular sorvice of
tne i uiteu Mates during too warot the rebel
lion, isonator "SlierniKii opposed the resolu
tion and moved to an into executive sessimi.
st yeas 2:),linvs 2S. The amendment was
hl'iC'mi to, anil inei'eoiurioiiiiiioiieu. Ainoiik'
noniinations 'onllimed in executive session
were thefollowins: llbinehe K. Bruce, Missis
sippi, Itenlster of the Treasury; U. It. Lorlng.
Massacliuseits, tiuiuiussioiier oi Airncuitiiri
Thus. A. Osborn, Minister of the United Status
lit Brazil; Lew. Wallace, Indiana, Initoil
States Minister toTurkev; Stephen A. Hurl-
but, Illinois, Minister to Peru : .ludson Ktl pat
rick, New Jersey, Minister to Chill.
May 20. The Senate adjourned sine die,
In executive session the following wero con.
tlnCed: ,. Wallace It. White, taine, JJnited
Status Attorney, Idabb; .fumes C. Weak,
I'nited States Marshal, Western District ot
I.ouisidiia; Tfionuis J. Jordan, Pennsylvania,
Indian Agent, I'onea Agencv, inuian Ten-ito
rv; W oodford, .'i'ennev, Mi iiougal iindKnoot
for New York Attoriievsliip and Marshal
ships; Sehoflel'd, Judge of theCourt of Claims;
Charles . tiould, uoiiector ot customs, dis-
ict of Buffalo Creek, . Y. ; John T. Dravo.
SiirveiDr. ot cntoms nt j'litsonrgn. ni.
Chandler, for Solicltor-Benornl, was rejected-
Ill to 2.1. Senator Cameron, of Pennsylvania,
wa mo only uepiinucati voung nay, out sev
eral liepuuucniis uiu not vote at an.
LATE. NEWS ITEMS.
CpNKLiN(;and Piatt have both signl
fled their intention to become candidates for
The centennial celebration of the cap
ture of Fort Qalpbin from tho British dur
ing the Revolutionary War by Americans
under Gen. IIenryI.ee, took place at Au
gusta., Un., on the 2lst.
The only liquor- saloon in Lompoc,
Santa Ibirbnra County, Cal., was blown to
atoms by a hu ge bomb. No one was in tho
building at the time. Lompoc is a temper
ance colony, and this 'is the second saloon
destroyed by gunpowder there. '
Two ladsy Allen, Young and M. Sulli-
vmi, sued respectively iu ana Vi years, were
(frowned while .bathing In the -Mississippi
RiVer at Dubuque, Iowa. A boy named My
ers fell out of a boat and was drowned in
Lottie A. Poland, of Newcomers-
town, and Mrs. Emma C. Scanlan, oT Cedar
UUl, Fairfield County, two patients at the
Central Lunatic Asylum, Columbus, O.,
committed suicide by drowning themselves
in tlie lake upon the asylum grounds.
A five-year-old son . of William
Pitts, living near Knightstown, Ind., was
burned to death tho other day. Some chil
dren were playing "in a straw-stack with
matches and set it on fire, whivh resulted as
Patrick Crowley and James Ste
vens were killed hy a miue accident at Mill
Gbain fields are burning in Califor
nia; Total exports of breadstuff? for the
ten months ended April, iRSl, 'If2i,155,80l;
same period in 1S80, ip23a,ti44,:t87.' .
Santos Barela, who murdered Jose
Jojola, and afterward assaulted tho mur
dered man's wife, at tho town of Colorado,
N. M-, on the ISth tf last February, expl-ated-his'crime
on the gallows at Mesilla on
Edward Wallace, a young man
living at Welling Mill, S. C, miarrelcd with
his brother Tim about a hoe, which Tim
charged him with having lost, No one saw
the affray, lut Tim was found stabbed to
death, his brother being near by with the
bloody knife in his hand. The fratricide
claUed that he committed the deed in self-
and that his brother had attempted
lO lir.llll 1IIIH nilUI UUl AIV DU.lVUULJ
Mbs,Klsie IIill, in a fit of jealousy,
followrrt her husband to the house-oi lfen
rietta Cole, a woman living in Albany, Ga.
Mrs. Hill was armed with u ax, anil arter a
hid iiiarrel with Henrietta assaulted her w ith
it, whereupon Cole drew a pocket-knife, and,
in defense, stabbpd Mrs. Hill to death. She
(0XKL1S(J AND; fLATT. -
Tlirlr I.rlU-r of ICrflunntlnri m I'n 1 1 Oil
Mlnl.aN(.in(il..tii tVlilch'Tliey lo Their
l( I-a i ii roc ICralicnlns; mid Tlielti Vi'lon
r Hie llinVrencra lli-twrrn Them nnd the
Ailiiiliiltti-nllon ut Wuahlnictnn. . '!
Av Allinnu CK Y fi'lrtn-r.im nt tlio
lOtli gives the joint letter ol resignation
gent to Governor Cornell by United
States SeuatorsConUing and Piatt, and
which wo publish in lull as tv-niattecot
general public interest,- giving. a$ it
uousi "their stdo of tho story',': ,t . t ?
. t yTAsniNOTOp, Ct,May It, 1881.
Bin: Transmitting as wo do our roslitna-
tions, respectively, of tho iirent, trusts with
which Now York has honored us, it is tit that
wo acquaint you, and ttuouirh you tho Legis
lature and pooplo of tho State, of tho reasons
which, in our Jmljmoiitsj niiikii such a stop
resirt'ctful and necessary. Some Weeks hko
tho President sent to the Senate in a (troop
tho nominations of several persons for public
olllces already tilled. One of tbeso ollines Is
tho Collectorship of tho Port ol -New York,
now hold hxGcnoral Morr! Vj -A'io'K' "i' tve
Codsnl Oeueralsuip;(t Lou.tou, now ooid by
General lladoau, Auotlier'ls CharKO d'AITaircs
to JieniiiarK, held by Sir. Cramer. An
other 'is the Slissloil to Switzerland, held
by Sir. Fish, n sori- of "tho former dislin
Hilished Secretary t of State. Mr. Fish
has. In (leference -to an ancient' practice,
placod his position at tho disposal of tho new
Administration, bi(W like the other porsons
named, ho was ready to remain at his post, if
permitted to do so. All these olliclals (savo
only Mr. Cmmorl are citizens of Now York.
It Was proposed to displace theni all, not tor
any alleged faults, or lor any alleged need or
advantiitro of tho publlo service, but in order
to irivo the Krout oiliue of Collector of tbq 1'itt
of i'ow York to Mri Wiilliun H- Hopcrts.jn,
as a "reward" for certain acts of his, said to
tiuve, aided iu mjikhig the noinimitiqu .of
Gcneial Giuilold p issibhv . ', ' !
The chain of removals thus pr6xised Wfi,
broken by General liadcau promptly declin
ing: to accept the new place to which he was to
be scuu.'.l'begQ nouiiuo,tiuus guiumoutd cvcix J
memlierof tho Senate to say whether ho "ad
vised" such a transaction. '1 be movement was
more than 4 surprise. We had been told only
a few hours before that no removals in New
York offices wyro soon to be mudo-of even
considered, and had been reiueitc4 to with
hold tho 'papers nnd siiKtrestions pouring ot)
the subject which had tieen sent to us fur pre
sentation should occasion arise until We hud
notice from tho President of bis readiness to
receive them. . ',
Learning that the Vice-President was equal
ly surprised, nnd hud bcon equally uiifllod, wo
went to Mr. James the Cabinet .ollicer Iron;
our State, nud. learned that, 'hough ho had
spent somu time with the President pu the
morning of tho day the noniinations were Bent
in. no disclosure of nn intention to'seud them
hud been made to him, and that ho first knew
of the matter by hearsay following the event.
After earnest relict tion and consultation we be
hoved t he proceeding unwise and wrong.wheth
crcons'dercd wholly iu relation to tho preser
vation iuid Integrity of thst publie SorvicuKnd-
the publlo example to be set, or in rqlatiou
also to the integrity of tho- Hepulillcan party.
No publlo utteranco o comment or Censure
was made by either of us in .tho Semite or vi6-
where. On the contrary, wo thought that the
I'residont would reconsider an action so
sudden and hasty, and would at least adopt
less hurtful and objrctionahlo modes of ro Uit-
hojie the following paper was presented by .Mr.
James to tho I'residont, who wus subsequently
informed that you bad authorized your name
to be added tt'so:
" V'ii the I') enidnit: Vv e beg leave to remon
strate against a change in tho Collectorstilp at
New York by the rtinoi al of Mr. Merritt and
tho appointment or Mr. Ifobcrtson. Tho pro
posal was wholly a surprise. Wo, heard of It
only nhetrthe several uominaliini'siiivolvod lit
a nliiu were announced in the Senate, we had
oniy two days before this- been informed from
you that- a ohango in tho Customs oiliee at
Nowlork whs not contemplated,, iuid) quit'
igntirautol' your purpose to fake nny action;
we h-i'l no opportunity until alter tne nonima
t ons to inako the suggestions--we now urts
sent. Wedo not beliei c that tho interests of
the public servue will bo promoted by re
moving the present (.'oUctior mid putting Mr.
liobortson in his stead. Our opinion il iiuito
lb.) reverse, and we believe n political ad
vantage can he gained for oitlier tho- Repub
lican pany or us principles. . iieiieving mat
no individual has cl aims or ot'illgatlons wb e'a
should bo .luiiii laled in suep a nioijo, we
earnostly'nd.-e.-pect lolly as tout the
nominntion of Mr. luihcrisou bu withdrawn
(Signed) . "t'MKS'rmi A: AKtiiuk,
Tiiiimas L. James,. .
T.C. Pi.a-it,' 1 "
This tripor was presented to the" President
by -Mr. Jaiiies on Monday, tho 2sth day of
March. Knowing tho frequency with which
overy one of tho twenty Presidents of t ha Re
public, and markedly tho present 'incumbent,
had withdrawn their nominations on loss
serious representations, wo did not apprehend
that such a suirkrcs'ion would lie treated as ft-i
intrusion or an invasion of any prerogative)!
tho nominating power. Wo were disappoint-
(ii. Immediately tlio public press (especially
in articles and dispatches wi itrou ny tnose in
close and constant association with the Presi
dent and with nn intluential member of his
Cabinet) termed with violent denunciations of
the Senators from New Vork for "opp wing
tho Administration" and "dictating" to tho
President. Persons who visiti d the Executive
Mansion reiiorted the President as resentful
and fmpaticut of the hesitation of the Sennto
to 'advise und consent" to what he
proposed. We have inad i no asswilt- upon
anybody. Wo havo at all times refused to
nnswoi- questions ny. representatives or tne
ureas, or to make complaint, or. comment, or
even denial i f tho many truthless charges
liublishetl iiifttinst us bv officious champions of
I lie Administration. ! indeed, uoyotiuconiKien"
toil consultations wttti brother teuniors aim
officials, we have S lid nothing until now upon
the subject, nor ha ve we i r eii her of us proinot-edadead-lock
in thcSenato in order to prevent
or inllucnco action upon any nomination. Nor
hnvo we ever so staled. Immediately . after
the nominations wero published letters and
telegrams in great numbers came from every
part of the htute from its leading citizens pro
test intr against tho proposed changes, and
condemning them on mauy grounds. i
Several thousands of the lending uiercnntilo
linns of New York, constituting, wo aro in
formed, a mn.toritv of every brunch of trade,
sent us leinoost anees. Sixty of eighty-one
liepub.ieau members of the Assembly, by let
ter or mem .rial, niado objection. Repre
sentatives In Congress, State olliclals, busino'S
men. niolessioiial men. commercial, industri-'
nl nn,l iiollti-ul nrirRiil.iitinns are among the.
remonstrants, mid they speak from evy s6o-
lion ol the Mate, nesiuos ino nominations
already referred to there were awaiting the
action of tho Senate several citizens of New
York.nainod for oiliues connected wlthcpurts,
l. strict 'Attorneys, .'and MaBSlinlv"Theso
were all roappjititinetits . Most of ihem bad
li. m .irifrln.i II.. . ,i it. iu!r.,ieH hvMr lIlll'I.S.
'Ihey were certilied by Judges of ("units,!
and iiianv other eminent persons, who attest
ed the faithfulness aud merit of their services
and leeouiiuended thoir coutinuiiuue. They
were not i sented by us.
We have not attempted to "dictate," tior
have we asked the nominntion of one person
to any office In the State. Indeed, with ihe
sole exception ot tho written request set forth
above, we ha e never even expressed an opin
ion to the I'residont In any ease unless ipu
tinned inremird to It. Some days Hgo'the
President abruptly withdrew, in one nnd tho
mime act. toe names of Unneral Woodford Biid
Mr. Tenner, and of the two Marshals. Ttr.s
unprccedenri d proceedinir. whether permissi
ble bv law. or not, was gravely signilkant. The
President had nominated these officers urier
they bud Ikm i, weighed in the baliniee. Tne.f
official records were before him. and had been
fully scrutinized and approved. It nuist.be
presumed b" tnoiiTht tho noniinations lit ti'V
made, and thai It ati'8 duty to nmke them.
'I here is no allegation that hediscovercd untlt
ness in them aiterwa d. It could h.tnlly bo
that be hud discovered unfitness until Hi ko.
What, then, was the incanin ot the pei-t-riip-
tory step It was inmieuiaieiy t-tiitcii,
as if by authority, and seems tu be
admitted. that the purpose m to,
toice Senators to - vote as thy Would
liot vote u leit Jree lrom r.x. vimo mioriai
rit. e The de-iifii was to conticl trea tioii ol
Scmit n tot), hirig mutters comm tte-J bv
tne' iistl'iition to tin Senate, and io the
Scuttle exclusively. It has been suiiL-iie.. in
d'l.t.a. that l y r calling tin s.- iK.t.iiimtioi.B,
nnd holding thorn in his own hands, the FresW
lent might, in the event of failure of another
hoinlnatlmt, 'uso thOm to conipensnts that
iuilui'c. , if it can bo supposed that all those
jiublio triiHis tiro to lid, or would In any event
be, mndo personal perquisites, to be bandied.
8'id disposed of not Only to pufilsh indeperifl
oiick jit Suniitorial votes nud act ion,. but to
llqiiiirito'the personal obligations Of imv (ntll-1
viduiil, however high In station, the (,0'iditions
ro utterly violom and d triadlng, and tbelf
n(!ceptani.o would compel the representatives
of States totting down thetroaib nnd retire
sentailve's dpty nt the tootstqol of lixcuutivo
iniutiwinguiiRSweepnig and startling l'.xeeu
Mo act came oiiiinous avowals that a dls-ont
oV failure to- "Advise and ouusem" would be
held an not of oHi ii -d, evntising nil 'Senators,
from whatever Siuto, td Eieoutlvo HisplcuS'
lire. Thus wo find -ourselves confronted by
tho quest ou, whothdr wo shall surrender the
plain right and sworn duty of Schators by con
sent lug to wunt wo liotlove"Ti be vicious and
hurtful, or bo usUrnfd posiiiou of .dudoynhy
to tho AdminlstiHt'.iHi whliift -wo' holpid to
bring iu, and tho success of which we earnest
ly wish, lor every reason and motive which
eali enter into tho easoWo ltnow ofnotHeory
nvoM'cd by any party which requires such sul
mission ti H now liXHCied. Althdugli party
service may bo fairly considered in making it
selection of public officers: it can hurdiy bo
Tn'iitjlnin'idthn', th ees 'Sioi;iie tormiKe
nlAj!t Jrtl:-J :1 ilOi-L liUT .Jf'-li AulCtll
iihtce-i for those whom any itidivitiiiul, evon a
'resident or member of his t'lihinet, wish-
s to rcnav for boiiiir recreant to others or
scrVicealTlo frt ' tiimself. Only ''alinrt
wti 0;tis illa tho Senate advised
ttult'Ociieral Merritt heitptolltted ColleClor St
.-now ling, -u is undoisioi.u tnat among too
Seiiafors who so Htlvlsed was MV; Window,
now Sdetelarw of the 'iroasurv and head of
the Deunriincnt whose subordlliate t'lcneral
Aionitt is. Another Known to nave given tlm
adv.ee was Mr. Kirk wood, now Secretary of
tho JfnpHoiv It hi said 1 hat, -like the IVust-'
mastor-ljcneral from our Stale, these Cabinet
o tlcu-s wore not tascu into vnsiiit,uljon
buchinv the removal of General Merritt. Hut
theirsHorn ami oilicnil Helen of Sorbitol's Is
noiiu the loss instructive. That the late bei!re-
tnryffttw freB-irf-und h4nit-Ailiiiitiistnt-
lon no to ltd eitdruliou liessihaa ten-weeks
ngoi app.iOvL'dol General JUri itt us nfl officer.
s welt miowii. nnd it is not even suguesicd
thai any oiti en had petitioned lor his lemov-
or in it oliiiiul doliiHiueney on nis part is
lie ronson for it. Inpinceof an experienced f
oiiiui-i 111 uiu uousi ill ills icrni iihuii ny imv-, it-
s iiroi.osi.d suddenly to nut a man In who has
had no training fiit the position and who can
not be said to have any special litiuss for its
oli.ciiil duties. '' ,
lu the inauKural of President Garfield, do
liveiod on the -4th of Inst March, stand these
words: . .
"1 lie Civil Service can never be placed on a
satisfactory lm-is until it is regulated by law.
i-or tne goou ol too service itselt, iorllie pro
tection of those who are intrusted with the ap
pointing pow.-r, against tin w.isie ot time aud
i he olisi ruction ol puul ctnishicss caused by mi
inordiniit c pressure l or platenud for protection
ot incuinlieiits uuninst intrigue mid wrong. 1
shall at the proper lime ask Congress to fix the
tenure of minor olhces of the several Kxecu-
tive lleourtnieiits. mid Die-crll.e mH.uiids no
on which removals shHll bo niailo durijigthe
term for which the incumbents have beecn au-
How good the distinction is which would
make major oltiees a prey to iiitriulie ind
wrong, and shield minor offices fruin like
havoc, nud wlictfipr tho cidleotorships of. the
countrv shoul I belong to 'ihe exposed or to
the protected cliisi, need not bo decided here.
Assuming General Merritt to be an ollicer of
average titness and honesty, it might, be rea
sonably argued that nil Senators should, with
alacrity, advise his displacement by a mnn of
obvious sutf. flupity.i i.'ojHbly it tiiigbi bo
said ih it Mil should 'ttdtiSith selection in
lieneml Mei ritt's place of a mail who, without
supmloi: Quiets, bad rendered his country or
cviii-J)i tauy .ooDspieuous ,uul' i-aild
sorviee. The case lu hand does not be-
linif to either of these classes, the Vi cation
of Mr. Robertson, and his legislative and
professional experience and surround
ings, do not denote superiority iu the
i ftlltics, the knowledge, business babits and
tuiniluirity with the ruvenuo laws aud system
I of the L nitcd Slat
.'MOllI llOnipWl 11,1, TT,
s whu'h Itiirht make him
WWV T-IHII-, r HIHII II ,l
iwt the vast rovenues and adinlnisier the vast
nis nes nertn n nir to tho Port of Now 1 ork.
Certainly lie cannot In, this respect be heiri an
exception totho rules or rlgotana oonsmien
ey on which Ibo Constitution and laws have
placed the publlo soivice. We know of no
personal of political service rendered by Mr.
Robertson so transcendent that the Collect
Orshipof New York should be taken In the
miu-ii oi a term aim given to mm us a recoiu
peuse. . ,
.vi r. itooenson is reporteq oy mo new i ora
TrUiunr to have declared that his nomination
was a reward for his action as- a delicate to
the National (.'uuvpiitiou... If Robertson in Bis
action was iiilluenccd by a sense ot duty. It
he vo. cd nud aotud his honest "convictions, it
is difficult to soo what claim Be has for any re
ward, not to spunk of such great reward. The
act on of which ait estimate is thus- invited is
undeistood to bo tins': Koncrtson ami sixty-
nineotlier Bieuiioceuled fmmtbeStateConvon
t (iimerinin trusm. Thereotight and uccepted
ido position iu Mgeiiisiir -uuifmiw n, .-,-tional
Convention. 'I he State Convention de
clared plainly tbo stated- Judgment and polio
to bo observed nnu supported try tnose com
missioned. To this' declaration all selected
as .delegates gave an Implied consent, but
several of thorn, in addition, mndo most
specific personal pledges nnd engagements to
oxert themselves in gond'fatth throughout to
secure the nouilnaUon of dennial tirant.
They made thisipledgo a thi fnCaO of oil
tiilnimr their own Honoliitments us delogates.
and they did, us we bulb personally know.oli
1 it in their seats in the. National Convention
noi ii the faith of their personal statements ot
their enrnesiness and nib-Mry. Tho obligation
thus aiimed we understood to involve the
Integrity as much as the obligation of one who
receives tba proxy, of a stockholder in
.a corporation Hp0n"th6" pledifn and
promise to- vote as . his prlnoipal
would-- vol. Whether Mr. llnborlson
was or was not himself bound' not only under
honor and implication, but by expressly giv
ing bis word, become quite 'Immaterial in
view of the claim, made for -bun. it is insistea
that he "orirnni.i'd the bolt." or, as it liasbeeu
sometimes state '," ho was the leader of tho
holt " flaiih Is tu i-Av Unit he invited, nersuad
ed. induced others whom be' knew bud given
their wold, and ha.V obtained thoir seats by
doing so, to violate their word and betray, not
only the ltcpiililu nns assommea in Mine i on
vent ion. in ttno luiuuDi oaus ot lneii Jiisii uui
as well, wiw had trusted in thoirhiuior., VIk
evercoiuisCIs and procuies Hinathor t4 klo'a
dishotfi'St or dishonorable act must share with
that other the guilt, and should share also tbo
oillnm instlv attached to it
Weare.thernfui. wholly unable, npon what
ever ground we put it, to seoa justilieatlon for
ourselves should we bcootae parties f using
thepulilic trusts which belongtotlie people, to
reipiltesitcn ecvicin spoil moucs.i-ijiii ido
spfiuaiicrs.eiaj)ioyoa to cneui. iuukiiih i-i
un nuw standards of responsibility and in ado
hswu believe, the truths aud prluciuks on
which the separate and co-ordinate branches
of tho Government stand. A Senator has his
own iesDonsibiiltv. 4le is' amebable to his
iponsiouity. 4i is aniuiinuiu mum
id to the body of widen be s a member.
hnii;blii8 oath fo "mMse'iind toit
i his conscience and Judgment W-foro
lie if uii
Hod. Whatever r whoever-elso mliy uon
strain him, he is to beexeinpt from Executive
Dipniicju or disfavor on thu one hand, and li
ecutive inilin ement on the otlior. Long stand
ing ou tho orders of the House of Commons
bus been a declaration that a member shall
suffer expuUim who evon reHirt tho wishes
of tlio Kxecutive head of the Oovcruinciit-to
iiiilnencn ihe votes of members. Tho British
Constitution is not more jenlvus than ours In J
tn reira. un give aavice, -ami jionetn,-iu-depeuilent
aivicQ, as to an appointment pro
posed is as ihihHi the rigbt'.and doty or a .Sena
tor as if Is tho right and duty of the President
to propose tue liame. He his atvicqone way
or the other,' it Is no inure, an-act of dlsro
stiect or treason to the nominating jiower
than thn verdict of A - juror or the decision
of a Judgo. Iho idea that the Senate Is
simply to lind out what IsvWiuited and then do
it wecaanut.bclieve sale orjtdmisjblc and
thus fi&Jto punt baj dared or disi ended lo
setup "fncH'S) osci ot innf fidelity -w
leiiince. in this histunce prominence bus
bwen given to the subject, and such distrust
has b'-en expmssed of the correctness' tT our
positions that we think it right and dutiful to
t submit the nmttr Ui thapower to which alone
we are bound and ever ready to bow. Tne
Legislature is in session. It is ltepublican in
ntaiotltv, and' Now York abounds in sorM
quite as Hlile as -u to bear her message and
commission in thnSenateof theT'ijitedriaie,-'
W itb prblotmd stnse of the ob.igittHMi
owe. Wi. hdevotion tothe KepublieHii party ay. I
its cit'etf of bbuitr and right, with revery
attnciimrnt to the it. eat Stiite whose bit rosW
rtnd i"imr arc d nr to us." we hold it. respect
ful aud becoiniiig to make room fur those who
may correct ail emirs e havo mudn, nnd in
teriuet aright nil duties we hato miscon
ceived. We, therefore, inclose our rcsiuna
t ion. but b'M last the prlvitege as olli:eas
' hnnil Itepubliciins to staid for the oonstitu-
' .liimaf rj tn nil men nud tif nil represe
' .1. i .f....l,.u- .. lft-rs, a- tliA si Mr H ,
th"4 Alivibr or tse'S
the pe P'e.
I' We hu fl the honor td b. rspctfully, your
cltt nt s.-rvautH, Hosdiik CusKlinu,
'IJIIIMAS C. PLATT, . .
To His Excellencv. Governor Cornell.
ABQtlior; Version of (lie CiHlilat'
rijuold Control ersj".
A WASiftitoinJit .speeljl.tirtlie. lHth tA.the
Chicittfo y'i,H'i(ii8n,vs tlio fo'lowing is.glv en as
an luiiueniic prei:ti'tion oi ino Aaiiunisi ra
tion sidVuf the cjitrovo:)(.itijm ,a yery higli
" The flf ht lu New York begsti by the Presi
dent's nominating, ftvfrperswmall, of, whiut
wore personal trl -mis ill (.'i.UkiitU'- Next day
tlia President sent in tli-hiime .F Riii-lson.
That (Jur;ili eor;p(-"itosud Conkling that
Merritt should not l.eifls url -e.l Ii) the Collect
orshlp, or-thiitttXinklltigmid I'iiiU-should .be
eomultod on this question,, i tnjthoiitatvely,
denied. It Is slated by the friends' of i'iirlield
that heiieter made such un as Uition, orgiire
Conkling ilpy f uund or. reus hi to invent suv'h
un asseitloti. Thtf Ti"s:deiit, on the contrary,
was not Willln'ii .thai! tho whole. (uitrtuug of
Now York statu should jbn'.piit into the
bauds Of - 'Ooirtilfng,' ' as 'had been the case
I under ;, -proviou's yt Jteluihiiuan,.;; Adininls
tratiuiis. Robert on wa ' the' lo ider of
the ltldcpoiftlerit moveihent -la New Yofk
rtiu.-h Ik tike wJ roil OijWHift and refused
fio vole for ( rant In Cit'c go. IU the New
Y'prifcHliitotrhnVontion, fn -WO. H'ibKrtson re
fused to,givo a picde to vote for Grant, pod
Conkling did not dure to accept the issue and
move hot to consent to the flection -of Robert
son as a delegate from his district to Chicago,
Kobcitsw never 'broke faith With Conkling.
Hnwm lionesWy' lniiepeuilenji ot hlin,.and op
posed ni Grunt and, In view of thu fact that
the inrty'Votct fiurilclil got from Now York
cnn r.fuk Ui.sii isoi) and bis.follifwiug, to do
lnaiul ofliartiel.1 ilittt all thy H-t prtironagfl
l.ot New to :k! should plifee'l hi tho hands of
Conkliiiir, pi be united (u dirocc ilpllatico ot
tho Adiniiii8tr.ifioii, is a piece of cllrontery on
Xti:M tig's iUi't waich ho Prcsiil mt could be
expected to cildttre'i
'It is susceptible (if Proof and dcinonstra-
tioii1iich would be eiitieluivti )u eourt that
'.Hit d.-ll cia'ely. promise I, before his flletf
lot) to Ihe Senate, (hat he would vote for tho
ooflrniftilon of, llolieits,ju for lylwtover poii
.oii be in iv tit bo nominated under this Ad-
tnliifstnirfiii including tnd 1hls was stilted
n fo miiny-, words py Garlleld-the, Cinloctor-
hipolthorort of New York. It was , upon
bis uuderRturtding-, and with tke'exprcss
agrceincut th-it I'latt wotikk-nct as tho retire-
seritatKsiiC I Choa Jlldci dciU i ' HdptiDlieaiT
eniiiuent of New Yorki( that nc vas elected to
he Senate. Ho could never have been elected
by liepublicnn voloj without tho aid of tho
Independent element, and ho could not have
hud their siippoit savo by this promise uud on
this uiidorstan Jitfrf. .
"The resignations of Coliklitlg nnd Piatt
narrow the issue to this question: Hfls the
I'lesplont the right to Insist on his Constltu-
iomtl power to nominate, and to Insist that
the Si uut4; shall have tbo, right to confirm or
reject .' The, question has never bclorc come
:p ill this shitpe. Tho Senate hits as yet taken
no vote and expressed no opinion in tho mat
ter... Conkling and l'latv Insist that thu Sen
ators from New York are, as -far: as appoint
ments f mm that State are concerned, tr.o Sen
nte ot tlio I nitcd States. They do this, to i
not with respect tdthoseollicesof merely local
importance, but to one in whoe efficient
administration1 Indians and Missouri are as
much interested as New York or New Jersey.
Thi y do this over an ollicer who-s location is
In New YorTt, but whose powers extend over
the whole country. The President Insists
thaf, acting as" ho d-jcs under responsibility,
bo shall I c veded witn fhe power to noniinato
end get the opinion and sanction of the Sen-
ministration of tbo vast powers ot the New
York Custom-house, fie does not wish to do-
privu the Scnato of one Jot o.- tittle of its
power under tlie Constitution, but does Insist
oh bis pawer to nominate,. and tho power of
the Senate to coutlrm or reject nn appointment
when made." . ., ....
'Perils of riomnamhulisin.
8.MUK Loup, of Clinton, Me,, a bright Utile
lady sixteen' yen s of iigo, had. an adventure
tho other night which is narrated In the Au
gust a Jctinin'. Miss Lord is an active young
body, mid somotlmci tho events of waking
hours so crowd Into her dreams that she com-
mitsstrungq freaks of somnumbUlism. Ilui
father is dead, and sho lives with hor tnotbet
and brother on a fnrm. On tho night In quos
tiou mot hp r aud daughter went to bed otirly
and were soon asleep. The young man came
in soon tilKTwatd and retired to bis cunmbot
over his mother's apartment. About 9;u Mrs,
liiird. awoke.- She was terrified to find bei
daughtergono. Tho inothor il-tencd a moment
nnd .then beard somo ouo moving in an
joining i ouni. She at once proceeded to the
spot, and found Sadio putting on her cl it hos
and fust aslecpi Ehe called her' name softly,
not wishing to rudely awaken the dreamer.
The mfunont ' her mother, spoke the girl
grasped u shawl und, half clothed as she was,
rart'oiit dofirs like a startled deer. Mis. Lord
tried tu lollow her, and toi'ild discern tho,outt
lines of hor lithe form hastening toward the
rail roa I triu k. It was timo for the Pullman
truiiif from Bangor. ,Tho mother cruild beat
the shrill whistle in the diiiieo. What if her
'darling siiould be., crushed beneath tho crpej.
wheels I Sho sawthe moving lantern of, one of
the section, men, and shouted to blin to inter
cept the fugitives but ho did put h. ar ber.
Tle (fjain , cume nearer and nearer. ; The
-Breat head-light of the locomotive threw
a diizllng path of light adown the
tiatik.'Mhe girl, unconscious of 'hor. dan
ger, crossed right in front of .the engine and
narroWly e-eapod from the very jaws of death.
'Heaving, a great sigh of relief Ihathrfr darling
was'free from Imminent pOril, the Yh.ithor re1
turned to tho house and called up her son. He
hastily (It es'fl and bontlmted the search fully
Van hour, when he aroused the" neighborhood to
assist hiov A an cnurcn ecu was rung nnu tne
entire community turned out. A little aftor
midnight the wanderer was found. Sho ha I
crawled under tho barn belonging to Charles
linker, al;out one-third of a mile from hci
home, and bad nestled beside a gre.it ox-cart
wbpioshu waslun.itirringas peacefully as if
she was In her own comfortable bed. She was
gently awakened and taken homo.
, Official Etiquette. ' '
. .. . , .
Almost as ouaint as the well-known storj
of the. Spanim -monarch who was roasted to
death because the ollicial Justitlcd by the pre-
tcriptlonsof eourt etlqn.'ttfl in removing hlin
from Inconvenient proximity to a roaring'llre
did not happen to bu. within the palace pre-
einl'ts at thetlmn of his Majesty's Chroma
in ed is tin account of a recent suicide 1 1 St.
Peioisburg.' A certain Prince,' n handsome
spendthrift, had tntirricd h wealthy boulgcolso
lor bur money, and this union bud turned out
so unhappily that, a few days ago, be hanged
bims' If to a window fr line lu lils study. One
of tlie tenants hnpiieiied to -enter . the
room almost immediately after be bad
completed Hi is airuiigcnieut, beheld him
suspended, and summoned ber mistress,
who HJt, dressing - for a ball, , to the
(.pot. When tho Princess caught sight
of her husband bu was struggling with consul
oi able energy; but not venturing to make or
to autluiii.c any attcnpt-lo cut htm down, or
otherwise yeiiete bliu from his precarious iitj
uation, shi, simply oiilered her servants to ac
quaint ihepollce with the exact state uf affairs.
Tho toot tiinu told tba porter; thu porter com'
miiiiicated with the rHnlevot on duty in tbo
street.,. Ily ttie timc this oiljclal had mndo tb4
mutter plaii to Ihe pristav, or police Lieut- n
an', "hi that funotlomiry had sent for the
point- surgeon to accompany hi in tu hs.-3i:
of Hie c:i:-troilie, sowmi thren hours had
c:'al; ju.il wlHn the executive retioved ths
I'.inei. fro.n the window-frame that unfortu
natc iioblemiin was as indisputalily no more al
good i.Mievn Anne h'-rsclf
SCIESCfi A5D INDUSTRY,,.
Professor Ilclmholta says that hS m
invention,-of tho ophthalmoscopCj.iKj j
of important and, universal uso in sur
gery, was the result of an accident'" 1 ;
1 -lho' saving in coal by recent proc
esses in themonufacture of pi-iron anJ ,.,
steel rails amounts for England, alone to .
about C,000,000 tons(r, yeat,"of about 1 1
one tdir in twenty-live On the annual
prodUCtiOtt. ;,. ;.(!,,. .-. . "I 1 .'.'- i
'An apparatus for. transmitting pic- )(
turcs bv teleCTaph is now on exhibition
' at 'the Koyal Institution, London. It con-!' il
Bistsofa "aiosaio't oi ficiojiiuiiv ceus, ,, f, (
each cells in telegraphic communication
With one of a corresponding number of '"'
devices, by which a small mirror ia. aiUi .j
justed to throw piore or loss light ,on a ....
screen, . , i
Prof. Tidy,' in a pa'per read before tho '
Ijbndon Chemical Society, restates,itlte-f,
lv to Dr. Frankland. his firm oonvic- .
ttion' that ajairly rapid rtvr,, huv'tng r
ceivea sewage in quantity noi exceouing
one-twentieth of its volume, regains ,iw ,
purity after a run of a few mile.,' 'and-
becomes wholesome and good .drinking. ,n
Drv-nlate Dhotoeranhv haa been soft ,..
much improved, within the past year or,
two that negatives are now" taken With'
an "eitposure ' so bnef that the narria k
painted on tho paddloboxof a ateamboabi , fl ,
passing at tho rate of ten or ' twelve
miles an hour conies out as sharp as a?
street sign taken at absolute rest. Ama-i jlB
teur photography has received a, very ...
marked impetus by tne penecuon oi mo
dry-plate process. " - - t -c dn
A Bolderine: iron. -heated ' by .thoi.. f
clectrio current, and capable of melting
all kinds of solders, such as gold and '
silver solder (which 'have hitherto reiT
! V 1 ! A 1 U nnlnnlnl . ..
ipuirou 4 uiuwpipc, -uiw ucou, jinwiimvi. i
by Nr. .lialL, of. rhilitdelphia, ' ' The . .
electrodes extend through and pr64tit
beyond the handle and embracd a piooent'f
Of platinum, or , other material, offering. t
'suluciont resistance to the current to fjet' '
neaiea more or loss, vuo wt tun vii-, k
dufltors Is interrupted near one end. of . i k
the handle and bridged by a button ,
made partly of conductors and partlybf '
insulating material, so that by burning f
the, button the circuit may be .completed-
or broken as desired. In another ar- .' '
raHgement the handlo Is in two halves, w
pressed apari by a spring, and, in that
position, . short-circuiting the current.
On pressing the hatves togetner tne 1 "
current is sent' through theefractoryJJ;
point.,, . , .... .i , ,,.l!Ti ,,
PITH ASD P0IST. ,.vt.
I An enthusiast" iz an individual whoi'f J
btdieves about four times az much az he
irtin prove, and he kan prove about four;( y
times a, much az anybody liolieves.
Jvsh Billings. '- ;" .'"' !
, Sayi girl -do you know why' thor' f
fellow you inveigle into proposing is like ,
a private secretary P It's. because, he's
n. n3JUiJ.'nn.vi'insiiU. ,We,facLaarLjl do-
grtttluu wliou wo roia liiut o vr- - Jfei'on
. rendleton, who is something of a I
billiardist, calls the crying, of . his, f (
measles-alllicted baby a spot bawl
Oh, caromtne away!" is the proper'1'
thing to say when l'endleton makes thia, N
shot. Boston Transcript. , Sj vj,,.r;
A New York dollar tore'.wat
Vobbed a few nights' ago of eleven gold'
bracelets; six watches,, three diamond, 1
pins,- fourteen gold brooche, s, and fifty
four finger rings.' The loss is estimated
at two dollars and twenty centsAXoaxM '
Courier.''. .1 .ir ?( - F inr- f-!mn-l
' -Two ten-cent drinks, a day.wijd pup-, ,,;
ply a family with flour that is, if the .
drinks are not taken and the moritfy 'if1
invested in flour. We throw.tn this lid-J
tie economical hint as our Monday ten
perance lecture. ' Moral : ' Let somebody
else pay for: your drinks.-wfVaw tictvefrhu
Register, ; ..:! . i ,f n", it ;i - ",1
.'Mother,',' rcmarkod apulutl) girl,, , j
I think Harry must bo going to' pro-'
pose to me."' " Why so; my daughter?" jpu
tjucried the old lady laying down her .,,,,
snp.ctae.los. while her face beamed liko
tho moon in its ' fourteenth night.
Well, he asked me this evening l , r
wasn't tired of livinf; wan, sucnrai;.
menagerie as you and dad." Brooklyn '
Wromcte, " ' ' " .
-i - - t i. . j t.-o'-iitf
rer.sons nno n in ui jeurn
v - ' - : -.. -i - i
n 1-1 - 1. -1 1 1 . . T
Ah. howmanv. eifted and ambitious).. -
persons there are whoso one fatal fault
s unwillififrhCBs to take ' what they" feel "
to be thq humiliating attitnde of docility t !
before .others, and learn from them w.hat . '
they need! Who has not often known- '
such" persons, tain of their-"powers, ."yet''
making no use ol them. ,ch;aiingagairiiu,,it
outer facts as the cause of their in nor ,
failure, showing an obstinate1 addiction
to their routine, a singular combination- .;
of profound , self-complacency j with a .,
universal queruiousness, augruy iuoui.
ing every attempt on the part of their ' ;
friends to teach them what, they ire,-,
slowly sinking and dying for the want
of? A modest openness to advice, and
a resolute acceptance and application ol ; t
it, would saye .t hem, and lead to tho sue-, .
ces'sfis they wish. ' But try to tell them
ihiay offer tfiem practical help on Xhe X
condition that they win practice, your,' 4
precepts, and they turn on you as an
enemy. At last every earnest ana nouio
friend is obliged, ;in despair of doing tU
them any good, to leave -them to their, ...
conceit, their caprice, and their self-
created fate. 1 There is in buch a one-
and it is astonishindy common- tooT-a,,,
most subtle and powerful propensity to
picture himself in nis own imagination
as superior to others, and so he eriticUc
what ho.,meets, instead of stwlying,
Ho has a large and complacent idea pi
himself, with' which he is forever no-1"
orctly glutting his mind; and this pre-",
occupation causes him to shed even the,
most valuable suggestions,' unless' they'
chance to flatter h -bent.- - Quite un
.oonsciously, perhaps, buU,pOne the less
really, he asserts himself and clings to
his liiases, in place of trying to, j)ass out
of his mere selfhood, in order'accurately
tb estimate all that is proposed t hlui,
'arwl to gain from it. lie looks doyu ."Wj
his Advisers, and repels them and tlieir,
teachings AVherea ' the imrrglnativf '?
practical habib of those best fiHeti to tux:;
prove, and who do really , mako. fhc.j
greatest progress, Is to picture self as'iu
presence of something edperior, hd to j
take the position of adUciplewboisevcr
looking up, and welcoming whatever
can srrengtnrrt, instruct, or guiae mm.
Algcr'i "School of Lift."