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VOL.1. ; TUSCUMBIA, MILLER COUNTYi MISSOURI. THURSDAY. JUNE 5.1879, NO.22.
Osogo Valley Daancr.
.Official Paper f Miller J.on(f.
Editors, Publisbsrs and Proprietors. ,
Published livery Tlmrsday.
Per "Sear, In Advance, $100.
If not paid until U expiration of the year $UVt
Offlot: On first toor of MasonU and
Odd Fellows buildlDff. ' .
- JOHN 8. YUKX.VB.
. . II. 0. VKOCKMVKK.
. M. JL M'-C.'.ATIl.
. IvtUAH OAIE8.
Sec'y of Slate
Riirliun n( T.nil
J n Ml i ll.
Bup'l Public instruction js is. cmAuavi.
JUDGES BCPRBHE 'COURT: !
Tufnui JOHN W.HENRY,
Eight Years W Aft WICK. HOlJtiH.
iUxYrs TII03. A. HUEKWOOU.
Four Years Wm. B. NAPTON.
Two Years ... K. JI. NORTON.
COUNTY: ' .
Representative - BAMLT HARRISON.
IMrcuit Courtv Clerk . JOKL B. I'LAUK
HberifUCollector- I'INCKNEY 8. MILLKB
Probat Judge 4 Trams' r - JAB. II. TODD,
ProaaCUllog Att'y E.O.HWAWCM.
Uarvevor . - II. S. BUKL1NUAM K.
Kchool OommLsionar J. M. RAKKlt
Coroner r r - 8. I. HlCliMAN.
FOR EQUALITY TO NS
Justice ol the Peace Aminos Bbocbvan,
Constable J. N, fccoTT
Post-oflie addr, Tiiscutnbl.
T&KM3 OF cOUUT;
CIRCUIT COURT: Mis Fourth Monday In
M ron end Third Monday in BepleniDer
COUNTY COURT: Meets Pint Monday In
Fobruerv, May, Auguit end Noverorr)
W. It. Wkioht. prsldlrr lustier; jons
S. Jons, In dlslrler, Hiuam IUbd, 2nd
district, s.ootsle Jusl'Ce.
PEOBATK COURT: Mrets Second Mod
day in Februwv. M iy. August nd Nov
ember, J is. H. Thpd Jddgf.
i K Cburch fuwiumOkit 3rd HunJay, Morn-
inff nd vmilng, and usually 00 bat'y ava'g.
i it ti....... r
M. E. Churub-Mt. PlnnfllM, at 4 o'clock
t. ro. on tb Kud and '.b tfnodaji. Ry.
KxTwiBir-. paiWr. . ;
M. K. Cborrh IbwU. Snd Bandar, morning
and vyiiiv, H. K. Boron, pattor.
M. R. Cburrh. Fiatwod H hol bouw, Ind
hnhbHih, 11 a. m., ml TuMUUibia SatarOa)
V', bf -to. R. r?nmoii, Pa-tor.
f CURISTlAN Courcb TmcuroM. b T,M'
1 day, motmug nod vaning, W. P. Dpagr.
I pattor. ..
IpPRINO OARDKS, 4'Ji Lord'a day, Vi. Y.
I Fuidloy, pallor.,
I 3ALKM Cburcb, on 4th L wl'i dTi U o.clock
Jam. Sm'l Dutener, prntor. ,
1 1UITIST For the jear corotnanclng Sept.
, f877. The time o( moetlng f nacti church in
V tbi Awoclatlon U ruled by S .turday.
UNION Chnrch 4th Saturday In each
tnnntta. J. M Ilihht mod.
BIO IUCHW00D3 Church meaU 3rd
Pturdv In each mouth, B. O. Qurka, mud.,
Tbni. Mircbant, Clerk
I.tTTLR RICIHYOODS Chnch-,n.U d
e.t'y In eacn month, J. M. Iltbb., mod.
PLKASAmT. POINT Cborcb ineaU lit
Saturday tiA. Jobn Mmltb, mod. .
WET 0 tiAiK Chnrch meU lit Saturday,
J. M, Hilbba, nrod.
NKW ALE If CUnrchibeeU 4th Saturday,
Xld. Linnoan. mod. i
8ABB4-TU School, at M! Pleeiant, S
'clock p. tn. every Stlbday. p. II. Auitlo,
i.'Jl-H It ...l-l
M A a O H 1
TuaeumbU R, A, Ch.ptar No. 87.
F. di A. M.. meet at thir ball tbe Second
I 'rfalnrday after lul moon eacb montn.
I . . . r , p jjiaeUAl,!,, H. P.
Vm. H. Haunateln. Keo'y.
Toaoumbie )odge Jto, i$J, A. F, df A, M.
meet baturday n or belore full moon In
each month. , ,
II. BuADtvroan, f. M
H. 0. Todd. Bee'y,
Amitt Chifteu. No. 142. O.K. 8. meet! In
regular eommouloailnn the 8d Baturday after
eb full mnon, nl 7 p.m., In Maionle Hall,
Tuscttmbln, Mo. Vi.ltmg iliteri and breth
ren wilt be fraternally and oordially weU
eomad. Mri. PabaH E. UACKMeTKlN, VV.M.
' Mri. Lit i:a Joumbon, A, M.
Mti Mima R. Cuvhikoh. 8o't.
Pluant Ml. Lodfe. A.F.& A.M.. No. 124,
tnaat at tbeir ball on Saturday evening on or
after eaen full moon.
Jamis JoKurroir, W. M.
" 3i.uis Errvn, Bec'y.
Brumley, U. t. A. F. 4 A. M.. bold re.
gular coiornunloatloni Saturday nlgbt on or
alter tall moon lu ncr. moote.
1 n a t.... . ... . u. u - i .
1 t t ti
' Tuaoambia. Lodge, 80$.
I. O. O, F. Hold tbelr regular meeting! every
Wedneacay eTeolog. at T n'cioca p. m.
C. V. WU4,K.O.
Tvtma T.iiiM, 8ecy.
Plaint Mi. Lodue. No. 85. L 0.0.
Hold regular meeting every Saturday, at
f e'elock m. Vl.iung brother, tn Rood
Undlng, era oordially luyltod to attead.
Joom B. Chockbb, N. Of
Jar. 0, Bivnnw. Heo'T." '
Ibarta Lodge. Ho. 840. L 0.0. F. meelin
vegnlar commualoaiion euery faturday weqr
in(i at 7 o'doek p, m.
T. ft RofelnMB,
ATTOUNEY AT XAW.
. Tuscumbla, Mo.
Office at preent;in the Court Home. , ,
ProbaU builoe. Collection. Partitioning
Lend and Quieting Tltlet a Speciality.
Have boon Clark ol the Count? and Circuit
Court . (or 19 yean, am farollUr with tb
Record, htv Ibe only ABSTRACT OF
TITLES In Ue county. Charge reasonable.
E. C Swilea.
ATTOHNKY AT UW.
Tutcumbla, Mo. ' ' ;
Wnipractles bli proleuion fn Miller ftnd
ATTOIINHY AT LAW.
All builDcaa intruiMd to bia ears Will k
pfvaptly vd falthlulljltiad4 to
AUorneytat Law,) NoUrrlPnbho And
Will practice hit proleuion in Miller and
Geo. T. White,
Attorney -a t- Law,
Jefferson City, Mo.
II. B. Hamilton,
Jfffereon City, Mo. , ; ,
" U. S.Pope,
Attorney -a t- Law
Jefferson City, Mo.
Joseph Ui Edward.
Attorney -at- Law,
Jefferaon City, MO.
- A. P. MXD0I1F. M. 1)., " .
Practicing Physician and
Pleaaant Farm, Mo.
" J. U. McGKE.
Phunietan Surgeon and
Dlieateejot Woman and Children made
Physician, a h A Surgeon
J. L. CONN KB.
Phytlcian and Surgeon.
Phytieian Accouchuer and
Rocky Mv Mo.
Special attention given to dlieaae
Woman and Children.
Go. W. TBSMAIN.
Physician and SurgSon,
O CULTS and AUItlST
P. O. addre.t, Taacambta, Mo.
I E 3V W I S T,
Will vliit Tnioumbia on tbe 4th Taeaday
of each month atd remain two day.
Notary Public C Land Agent,
" . ' Wm. E.tURTON.
No ary Public k Conveyance
Jim Henry Toweiblp,
Miller : w County Mlawurl
Will attend to all buatnet entruited to
blw promptly.. '
Bertba Lodire. No. 81 D. ofK. mttln Odd
Followi Ball, in Mt. Pleeiant, Mo on tbe
litl uoadmy, In eacb nioein.
Mrk. Dr. ALLiM.Bee'y.
Flouring & Saw
IN DAILY OPERATION
Will grind Cuitom (or tbe th oa
TUESDAY, WKDNESDAY8ATUD AY
The above mllli have been newly repaired
and Tbe Beit Miller leoured. We wilt guar,
ante aa large Turnout aad at good Flour a
any mill In Central Mleaourl.
Walnut, Aih and Oak Lumber always on
tend, at reasonable ratal, or in eiob.nge lor
toyFiour and Meal kept on band at all
time (or aale and exchange.
Wm. II Haunstein & Br o
ITEI8 AT LAEQE.
-Bye la seven (eel high In Georgia.
-Wbet harvesting bit begun In ohra
Another Indian aoara In BoutWn He-
Kentucky k sblpplot black walsnl logs
Strawberries are merely 15 oent ner
quart In JacktonvlU.
A Oeorela paper, laiklog or ttoA , tan
early eera bit tbe dost. ?
Decature. Mich., b as a factory im auk.
Log wooden buttercups,
Horn, don and chickens are dying In
Hickman county, Ky with cholera.
Charleston Is shipolnir dallv liv rxnreu
12,600 quarts of traberrUi to Nov? Vork.
-Btiinswlok. Ga. , claims Urn champion
rain-fall ton and.ojSt'atb Inobe In, eight.
eo uoun. -
-Florida blggeat oranefl tree It thirty.
seven feet high and eight feet live Inches In
circumference at th base. , , ,
Florida Is turning her attention to the
cultivation of rice, which la stated to be a
hotter crop there than Wbeat I In any otbai
.Hall storms prevailed last week at points
o every Southern State. Tbey were accom
panied by very heavy rains, and great dam
age was done to crops.
Tbe Agricultural Department makes a
very favorable report of tbe condition of the
orops throughout tbe country.
Tbe preaent Klo eoffas iron la the largest
ever relied in uraau, amounting to over
,wo,iM) oaga. i
A toaiporeful of turpentlns, belled with
yoor white clothes, wla greatly aid tbe
Ki ports from all portions of tbe country
go to ahow the decoration of soidien' graves
was attended to In a manner befitting the
Mr. Beecher say be loves the North and
ha -love tbe Bouto; be lovos the white, and
he love tb black, be love all mankind, not
frr what tbey are, but lor what Ucy are
going to Of,
Tbe crop In North Louttana bsv been
aomewbat retarded br drouth and cold. The
opo weather has been lavorabla (or work.
fiowever, ana tbe farms are tn una Mnaiaon
in tbe main.
A practical farmer writes that for killing
lice on cows or bogs he at way found tbe lot.
lowing application succeuful: Take Uie wa
ter inwblcn potatoes have been boiled and
rob It over tbe ikfn of tbe animal to be
treated. Tbe lice will be dead in m hour
and no further progeny appear.
Tac Southern negro eaodu his stagna.
ted of late, but tne arrival of aoma oae htia
d.re4 zd fifty oo Sunday eveolng Indicate
a ipaimodte tevrval,- Tbe eiUasna0f Wyan
dotte, however, refused them a landing there,
and tbey were put off on this lids of ths
State Hoe. K.. C. Timet. ' -
Topeka Capital: Tbe nneitlon tba dear
people ak about paper, la not wiether It
hangs on tb rageed edge ot an over-crowd
ed newspaper Held, but whether it five the
latest and belt and treaheat news. Tbe over
crowding of any boaineas I a queatloa that
eeUle ltsell by tbe turvtval of the fltteit, and
mea wbo lew tbey will ae crowded out, had
tetter spend tbelr time working Instead ol
Burlington Hawkevet Tbev come, they
eome! Already the sea serpent has been seen
twice off Newport, a bear came out of ths
wooa as uauaui, ana tbe wild man ran
naked -out el a swamp In Texas, and bit a
whole porter-bouie) steak ont ot a man be
fore help arrived. And last Saturday night.
at tbe latt stroke ot 12, a dare figure witb
uu.iiwi wmi .wuu oa iuq puroo Of lua our
lengton Court House and said, Ual Hat U!"
in sepulchral tones, fie was taken along aad
nnau i oo.
Wasdwotob. Mar 27. The excess of
exporU" over import of nierohaodiie for the
montn enaiog April so. ie'J. waliz,m,vw;
for the lame month in 187d tbe exceas was
I23,v78(i. Tbe excess of export tor the
twelve month ended April 80, 18T0, WM
rzii;iio,itu, againit l.tura.ou lor the cor
tex ponding twelve moutbs lait year. The ex-
cas of exports of gold and ilvir coin and
bullion for April. 1B73. wu S 1430.631: for
April, 1878. exceas ot Imports, f2,366,028;
lor tba twelve montn. ended AprU 80. mu.
excess of export, $5 8M,63, sgainst $l9,3ai
djo tor ins correspunaiog twelve moniu im
Tfiz ricino Burs.
Everything oonnected with the State of
California, bom tbe period ol the Mexican
War, which traniferred tbe cpldaa aaad of
tb Pacltto coast to tb United State, dowa
to ths present, ha been ol a eh aracter to
urprltc If not start1 Ue outside world.
Perbapi the most seneatlonal fact la tbe hi.
tory 01 tbe ao-abeau, Impuialv people ui
tnai state, is mat aunag us past six years
there bare been lour hundred and ninety-
four suicides m tbe City of Ban FrancUco
alone, and tbe suicidal mania bas steadily
increaiea from year to year. A large num
ber of tbeae have been the remit of financial
ruin, and this ruin has been tbe re.uli of the
Wildcat speculation la itocks moitly mining
stocks, San Francisco has In Ibis respect
become almoet as famous as bai Cbioajro lu
her grain gambling.
Bui ttkere is a marked dlffdrenee in the
temperament Ot the people of these two
cities. Mi ben a San Franotscoan goes to the
dogs and reallaca that be bas dragged dowa
friend to ruin and brought disaster t o bust
noM auoelates who have I rutted la blm, be
goes permanently ont of builneas witb tbe
aid of a platol or poiaon or some other Sure
remedial agent for the ear ot life's Ills, while
tba Cklcagoan In .lb same predicament
make m aulgcmentfcto a brotber-tn-law,
Claps bis thumb to bia wbea be meets
ViVWI.UW, O.blV UI. WWII , .J n v. . H . w wuw
on tbe dollar, discard bis old mistress, wbo
wa loo much in bl secret, secure a young-
r one from tba rural dUUlots, and raaume
buini juat around tbe coiner. No tuielde
in Chicago amongst buine bigbhyers, or
almoal none, bat lue Ban Franolaoo peopla of
tb aame kldqey oon'i ieiu w anuw any
thins about mundane reiumatlon, but tnuu-
f er their aS'air at onoe to Ue eelevtlet oiear
IngJiouaa. Tbey uko what U knawa a Ue
FEOCEIDIIOS Of COLE CIRCUIT CODfiT.
Court opened by proclamation by Bberlff.
E. L. Kdwards, Judge, produced bis com-
mlMlon, which was read, and. spread npoa
His Honor, Judge Edwards, ths a deliver
ed the following charge:
Gbktlbwsn or tag Gbakd Jcar:
You hare been summoned Iron ths body
of your oounty as tbe grand Inquest of tbe
county, and have been sworn to Inquire Into,
and true preeutment made, of alt such mat
ters and things as shall coma to your knowl
edge, according to your charge, ot all offence
committed against tba law In your county.
Tb offenses into whloh you are required
to examine are divided Into two olatees
felonies and misdemeanors.
.The term "felony 4 devtaed by tbe statute
to be "an offence pnnUbable by death or Im
prisonment In the penitentiary.' There-1
no limitation to the crime of murder. In all
other felonlea, your Investigations are con
fined to offenses committed In tbe last three
years. The statute provide that In ail case
of felony, th party accused of committing , U
may, upon filing the proper complaint before
n ofiloer authorized bv law to hear auch
complaint, be arrested and brought buforo a
proper omoer, woo uautooriaea to near sucn
complaint, without uuneceMsry delay; and
If, upon luch hearing, the otllcer is tatlsBed
that an offense bas been committed, and that
there la probable cause to charge tbe accuted
witn tbe commission ot see onenae, ne gbau
bind blm over to Ue cirouit court, or commit
him to 111, to answer any indictment that
may be preferred against blm, aad shall alao
recognise all material witnesses - to appear
at tbe next term of tb court, to testify beiore
tbe grand lory in lb case. The papers In
uch case are required to be returned to tbe
circuit court, and it i tbe duty of tbe clerk
to band oyer auch papers to your foreman.
Tbi doe not prevent yon Irom investigating
any other fcony committed In your county
wnere no inch proceeding bave been bad;
but it I yoor duty to Inveittgate all feloniei
that may, in any way, eome to your knowl
edge. In all cue where Information I
given your body that a felony bad been com
mitted, you abould requite your clerk to
enter, oa the minute of your proceeding,
tne name of Ue party giving tne information
at prceeonton and If, npoo Ue hearing th
evidence 01 tne case, you oo not nnu a true
bill againit tbe accused, or that there was
probable eauee to ohargn tb accused witb
the commieiion .of tbe offense, you will
determine wbeibar the prosecutor or Bute
shall pay .the oosta, and so certify to Ue
court. . .1 j ..
You should first examine into the charge.
sgainst pernoM coo fined in Jail, and reports
m speedily sn posMibte, your acuon in weir
caatai next, loose uuaer rcoiruixtnce to
appear to antwer charge, wnea you nave
dlipoeed of all such cases, you may then pro
ceed to ue general Dunnes neiore you.
Tne tecoud cleat ol oHenoe of wblcn you
hav cognizance i termed "misdemeanor,"
which Is denned by tbe statute to be "every
offense punishable only by floe or imprison
ment in tba oounty jail, or by both a fine and
Imprisonment In tbe county Jail."
A person cnargeu wita tne commission oi
misdemeanor, since the adoption of tbe
constitution of 1878, and the law passed by
Ue Legislature ol 1H77, to carry into enact
Uat provision ol tbe constitution, may be
proceeded against either by indictment or
Information. Tbey are made concurrent
remedies, and concurrent Jurisdiction is given
to justices of the peace, witb the circuit court
to bear and d vermin suoh case. It is made
tbedutyoflwe court, gentlemen, to call
your attention to certain aUtuiq providing
for tbe nunlsbmenl of miidemeacor.
T Mil inn .rtnnflnti fl hL 1st thA atafnta In
relation to dramshop keepers. A dremshopl
keeper la denned by statute to Da a person
authorised bv Uw to sell intoxicating llauon
in quantitie not exceeding ten gallon. No
person 1 autboriaed to sell liquor In a less
quantity tban one gallon wtUout having a
dramabop license. Tbe law imposes certain
duties ana restrictions upon a aremsnop
keeper, for th violation of any of which b
I liable to be proceeded against, either by
Indictment or information. Such license
does not authorise blm to tall t minor, or
to keen an opea house on Bunday, or to tell
lla uor on Sunday. The law authorises mer
chant to sell liquor in Quantities not less
than one gallon, not to be drank at tbe place
of sale. Tbe dramshop keeper pays a heavy
Us to tbe Bute and oounty for the priviledg
ot telling liquor, and h should be protected
from coming into competition wiin person
wbo py no license tax. It I notunfrequent
ly the case thai persons aell liquor wbo have
no license to oo to sometime in open aen-
nee of tbe law. Thee persons commit
double wrong In tbetr violation of tbe Uw,
They wrong Ue regularly licensed keeper by
coming in competition in a Business wnicu
he has paid for tbe privilege of following,
aud they defraud Us cliaU and county out of
their revenue to tbe amount of the tax oo tbe
license. But tbls is not Us only wroug such
rursons commit. Tbey may sell to minors,
ajo open bouse on Suaday, or do many
other aots which is unlawful lor a dramshop
keeper to do, and Uere I no law to puuuu
1 am also reoulred to give you. in apectel
charge, Ue revenue act ol 1877 that part ol
it wbicd relate to tbe assessment and collec
tion of tbe revenue. It I a part ol your duty
U inquire into tbe manner la which this law
bas been enforced. 1 am required to gly
section 6 of tbe aot ot April 28. 1877, In spto
lal chargr to you. You wilt find it on pK
B7a god 37 H or tn ecu oi io i, wnere your
duty lu tbi particular is clearly dVOoed.
'1 he sUtutet further require, that .eel Ions
IS. la and 17. Chanter 810. O. 8.. 888.
given you in charge. Tbese section relate
to evidence Ual has Deen given before
grand Jury by witness under what clrcuro
ttancf vit may be disclosed elUer by lb
wiiuek-er a grand Juror, and th penalty for
Uh violation oi lues section.
It is alo mad your duty to inoulr wketh
r any treapae is eoinuivud on any property
belonging to the Bute, and, It so, to bring
tbe osondor to Justice. .
There Is also a sUtuU agalast gaming
every kind, wbicb you may If you deem
advisable, Investigate, Oambliog, In every
snap, is prohibited by Uw and fl you Bad
tbal Us sututos against gaming bat
violated, you should not heaiuu to bring tb
offender to lustloe.
Publlo roads and highway also come no
der your supervision. It Is your duty to
Inquire Into tbeir condition and see Ual Uey
are kept in good repair, at tne law require.
Yen will flndth law now In force In Session
Aet of 1877, peg 898.
Tb oath you bare token, gentlemen, ad
monishes you not to present any one front
paired, malice or Ill-will, neither SDall vou
leav any on unrepresented for love, fear,
favor or affection, or for any reward or the
hope or promise thereof. Tbey may b
person who will go beiore you (or the pur
pose ef baring some one against whom they
near tnauce or iii-wtn, indicted, i beir onjeoi
will be to gratify their private malice, not
to subserve the pnblic good. They care not
lor tbe cost that they may entail npon tba
State or county. Tbey will attempt to naa
the grand Jury 10 work out tbelr ends, and,
at the same time, to shield them from cost.
You cannot guard against snch . persons too
Your foreman Is Gthorlc9d by law to ad
minister all oaths necessary to be administer
d to witnesses called befor you.
If any witness tbat yon hav snmtnonsd
befor won refuse to testify wbeo called upon
so to do by you, yoa will report that fact to
tbe oourt. If tbe queition i such as ho
iboull answer, in the opinion of Ue court
tbe law provides means of compelling tb
witness to answer, or to punish him lor
refusing to answsr.
Whenever required by tbe grand Jury, or
your foreman, the olerk is required and will
issue unpoiue tor au witness you may
Let m nrsre noon von. gentlemen to nsa
suoh dispatch tn your business as lb publlo
?:ood will permit. Indict no one npon doubt
ul testimony. I may go even further, tban
Uis and say, Indict no one unless Uere U
a reasonable assurance tbat there is evidence
sufficient to convict bim on trial before a
petit jury. The State and your county am
oppressed by tbe heavy billi of costs tbat they
arc called apon, from time to time, to pay.
Take no chances of conviction.
it Ukes the concurrence of nine of your
number to return a true bill into court. Ud-
es Bine of you so oonoor. you should Ignore
the bill, and report tbe fact to tbe court, so
that th accused, If in Jail or nnder recvgnli
an, may be discharged.
'i ne uoosittution of 1S70, authorises ' an
miidemeanor to be prosecuted by inform
lion before a Justice of thepraee Tbi I a
concurrent remedv with ao Indictment by
the grand ury. It wu thought to be less
expensive ana mor Bpeeoy man a trial ny
tne circuit court on indictment, it is in
duty of every publio omoer of your county.
wno nas knowledge ot ue commission oi
any misdemeanor In your county to give In
formation of tbe fact to tbe prosecuting attor
ney of tbe oounty of tbe fact Uat he may
Uke steps to prosecute and have Ua offender
Bbould tbe proper officer (all to perform
tbls duty, it will iben become yoor duty U
naicv, lei ins consequences do wnat tnsy
may. it Is not Ue doIicv of Ue law to let
oBonders of any grade escape punishment
tor want of prosecution.
Tbe law authorise you to regelato your
own hours ol meeting and adjourning. You
are now a part of Ue court, and tbe com
munity expects of you Ue same dilllgence
and promptness lu tbe discharge ol your
duties Uat it expects and requires ol the
Washunton, D. C, June 10. Tbe Com
mittee on Way and Mean Uis wornlng
agreed to report a resolution lor the adjourn
ment ol Oongres on June lOch.
.CKBTinOATBS FOB THS WBST.
Alter to-day no more certificates will be
told by the Treasurer ol tbe United State
over bi counter, nor will any be furaished
by him to public officers for sale In tbls city
or Boston. New York, Philadelphia or Bat- .
Tbe Keoretarv desires Ust the remainder
of Ue certificate unsold be distributed as far
a uraotioableimong postmastem bonded for
tbeir (ale t places other tban Uos above
nr vavob or cawaix bads,
At th Cabinet meeting to-day th Attor
ney General presented bl opinion tuitalalng
tba claim oi vmpwin naot, ana tae paymeoa
of half a million dollar wlli be mad lo bim
Cola la tha TmsurY. ,
In reply to a resolution of Inquiry from the
United Bute Senate, Becrettry bberman
says tbat "thr bss been redeemed. In oola
alnoa January 1. 187ft. of legal-tender note an
amount of $4JS3.M8. As to the amount ol
coin authorised to be retained tn Ue Treasu
ry for the purpose of malnUlaing resump
tion of specie payments, I bave to atate that,
under tbe provision of the resumption aet
authorising the Secretary ot tbe Treasury in
order to prapstr and provide for U redemp
tion or United Dtates now so awe j sur
plus revenue in lha Treasury not otberwis
appropriated, and to issue certain bonds of
the United Stale, the coin reserve of the
Treasury has been increased to $138,000,000,
that being about i per cent, oi in note
outstanding tn be redeemed, and believed to
be tbe imalleat reserve upon tbe resumption
could be prudently commenced and laeoes
tully. maintained as fuily set forth In my
last annual report. Tbls reserve arose froia
Ue Sale of $96,600,000 bonds snd from sur
plus revsnues as authorised by law; and it
must, under existing law, be maintained
unimpaired (or U purpose for wbleh It WM
. . .I . ,i .
A Baa uiaWoiaaa CoademaedU tie.
Nbw Yokx. May 25. Mrs. Jennie R.
Smith and Covert D. Bennett, on trial for
tbe last two week in Jersey City fur the
murder ' jI Mrs. Smith's husband. Policeman
Smith, to tba morning of August 1, were
convicted yesterday atuirternoon of murder
in the first degree. The aanouaoement crea
ted toUins excitement throughout Jersey
City. Tots makes three eoeviut ion wltbm
two day In Ul vicinity lor murder it) tbe
first degree, and e annul (all to be a waole
som I'm son. ,
Called bonds and most of U eis4n obli
gations are now paid In currency, as boldere
prefer It. Tbe amount of gold paid out for
legal tenders slnee January L ia about IV
000,000, while Ue amount of gold paid into,
lb Tn-esury In txebang tut Wgl tender lt
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