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,iya- " -" ' '".! .' . . ,r ., - f-.-. , -.. . TTTT? Critic 17TI.L YUAIi 2STO- 5,228. WASHINGTON, D. C, TUESDAY EVEKTBTO, MAY 12, 1885. PJUCU TWO CENTS "' fVifff(0FiV WASHINGTON y GOVERNMENT GOSSIP. OFFICIAL. AND UNOFFICIAL. IN AND ABOUT THE DEPARTMENTS. . Tho Proeldont's Cttllors To-day Soc retttry Endlcott Gone Wont Tho Now Tlnm Bull Complotlnrr the Treas ury Count Tho WolesCourt-Mnrttal 'J'lio President to-dny innilu tho following additional appointments : Jot.I'H 31. Foe, Appraiser of 3Iorchnn disc, District of Cuyabagi, Ohio. JvMFHCi'iimnn, Supervising Inspector of Etcum Ycssels for tho Third District. To bo Collcctoisof lutcrnal Revonuu : GeoisokL. Si'EArt, for District of Ver mont. Cir.vm.r.9 B.IIasiiuook, Sixth District of Mlfsourt. Lumcnd A Rhii.kk for tho Twouty thlrd District of Pennsylvania. EmvAitii C. Wau. for Flist District of Wisconsin. llrnn KiNNAr.n for Fifth District or New Jcrsoy. Postmasters: Samuel A. Ashe at Raleigh, N. C, vice. John Nlultols, whoso commis sion expires 3Iay Id: James F. Vogt at Lemnrs, Iowa', vlco J. M'. L'mory, Auspcudod; John 3IcWlllIams at C'oatcsvlllo, Ph., vico Francis (I. Parke, commission expired. Postmaster-General Vilas explains that tho post master at Lomars, Iowa, was suspended because tlio ofllco was negligently conducted, and that a shortage was fonnd which, how over, tho Postmaster niado good. Mr. Vilas adds that it Is tho fixed determination of tho Department to romovo ovory postmastor whoso accounts aro found abort, at ouco, who docs not deposit piomptly, as requited by tho regulations, or who Is careless and ncg ' ligent in tho conduct of his olllco. ACT1NCI HECKF-TATtY HAIlMON. Commodoio Ilarniony is acting Secretary of tho Navy during Sccrotary Whitney's absence. I'ROei'EcTIVK COM.ECTOIiy. Politicians claim that tho President 1ms decided to appoint Hugh Konnard and Balloutyno collectors of intornal rovo lino for Jtbo fifth and third districts of Now Jersey respectively. CIIIEI' CLERK APPOINTED. William Walker of Odin, III., has been selected as chlof clerk of tho General Land Olllco to succeed Drmpsey Smith. Ho will assumo chargo on tho 20th instant. M'.t RETAIN ENDICOTT'8 DEl'ArnXBE. Secretary Bndlcott and Colonel Barr will leave to-morrow for Fort Leavenworth to attend tho annual meeting of tbo military prison inspection. Chief Clerk Truosdoll will act as Scorotary during his absence. mineral sur.niDAJr not hurt. Colonol Shoridan has rccalvcd a tolcgram from the Goncral stating that neither him self nor wlfo wero injured by tbo accidont in California. Tho carrlago in which tboy wcro lidlng upsot but thoy wero not hurt. THE PMITII COURT. Mr. Austin P. Brown was agalu before tbo Smith court of inquiry to-day. His books woro examined regarding tho con tracts for furnishing 5,000 pairs of shoes at $2.22;! per pair, and 5,000 pairs of woolen socks at S3 cents jior pair. Tho exam ination of Mr. Brown will probably bo con cluded to-day. the prehidkntV cai.i.er. Tbo President's callers to-day included Scnalois Jbne8,-3IcBhorson, Van Wyckand Call, Cougrcssmon Springer, Bragg, Holman, Manning, Carlcton and Maybury, Bayliss W. ITauua, tho Minister to Persia : Commis sioner of Patents Montgomery," Dologato Ouray, F. ". Beltzboovcr, C. F. Bissoll, Dr, Charles Gary, S.S. Wallace, Richard Stock ton and Govcinor Jarvls. VU.ES COlRT-MARTIlu. No decision has as yet bcon reached by '.ite Wales court-martial ou tho question of jurisdiction. Immediately after tho con vening of the court this morning it was an nounced that tboy had not reached a de cision. Tho court adjourned until 10:o0 o'clock to-morrow morning for further de liberation. If no decision lias beon reached when tho court convenes to-morrow It is probablo that tho question will ho submit ted to tho Attorney. Goncral. THE TIME lUI.I., The tlm'o ball over tho contral portion of tbo Stato, War aud Navy Department building will not bo in position for at least two weeks. Tho galvanized Iron staff is to bo thirty-two fcot high and will also sorvo ns a flagstaff. Tho drop is to bo twonty live fcot. Tho ball will bo of stool ribbon covered with black canvass aud will bo three feet in diameter, although tbo ball in uso at tbo Observatory is only two foot In diameter; Tho ball will bo visible from any point on Pennsylvania avenue between Willard's Hotel and tbo Capitol, and will bo seen as far away as Alexandria. postmasters' commissions SteiNEn. Tho President has signed tho commis sions of tbo following-named postmasters to-day: Conrad T, Sudcrly, at Saugortlo3, N. Y.; Daniel W. Counolly, at Scranton, Pa.; James B. Hutchinson, at Ha.olton, Pa.; Chas. I. Bronson, at Manchester, Iowa; Kilns H. Porter nt Bowling Grocn, Ky.j Voucl G. Bust at Albauy, Ga.; Thomas M. Lynn at Grundy Coutio, Iowa; Thomas .1. Semans nt Wabash, Ind,; John Toldon nt Sllnodk, Ills.: nonry S. Howell at Watertown, Wis.; Wm. Browu atLakoGcnova, Wis.; Samuol L. P. Stono at Urbann, Ohio; Thomas II. Bayles3 at Hope, Ark. A 0,1'Ar.ANTINE ISI.VND. ThoSccrctary of tho Navy has authorli-od tho erection of a tomporaiy hospital or bar racks building on Wldow'a Island, in Penob scot Bay, for tbo accommodation of tho crow of an infected vessel in tbo ovont of tho ar rival of a cholera or yollow fovcr infocted ship in Amoilcau waters. It has' bcon rep resented to tbo Secretary that thoro is no placo under tho jurisdiction of tho Govern ment to which such a vessol could bo sent, and ho nt once decided to provide such ac commodation in theohoapojt manuor iu tho nbsence of a Congressional appropriation. Tho plan for tbo Widow's islaud quaranttno involved au oxpendituro of $5,000 for tho hospital building, wharf, well, rncdiclnos, etc., but tho Secretary has only authorized tho most essential portion of this work, in volving an oxponso not exceeding $1,000. Tho finmo building will bo constructed and furnished with tbo necessary medical sup plies. minor mill I'criorml. Tho President has nppolutod S. A. Robert ton superintendent of tbo public building nt Dcs Moines, Iowa. Despite tho protest of his constituents thcio is no doubt that tbo Hon. S, S. Cox will go to Constantinople. Tho Investigation of tbo charges agalust Architect Ciarkof tho Capitol will not bo commenced until tho 20th instant, Tho postofllco inspector have recom mended tbo romovnl of tho postmaster at Howard, Dakota, becnuso of his negligence It Is said that tho contest over tho Ken tucky district attorneyship has natiowod down to Judgo Wlekliffo and Colonel J'lcmlug. An Indiana dolcgatlou, beaded bySeuator Yooihcos, aro urging tho appointment of Genoial Dcnby of F.vausylllo. Ind., to a foi I'lgn mission, The Postofllco Department i3 lufoimcd that tho postolllces at Greon River, Wis.; WoedfouVs, aic, and Macou Olty, Mo wor,o burglarized last tiiirht and small amounts stolen ft oin each oilier. It is said that (lenor.il .Rmoorana will probably bo appointed Bcglstor of tbo Treas ury. 'Ihq California delegation is urging him for that place. A numbor of army olHccis from this city aud cx-Sccrctary Lincoln will go to Lan caster, Pn.p to bo present at tbo cremation of Major Lyford on Saturday. Frank L. Scithucr of Philadelphia has been appointed assistant botanist at tbo Department of Agricuttuto unde'r civil sctvlco rules. Ilo Is a graduate of Glrard College. Sccictary Lninar to-day appointed Henry Jones (Ga.) and H. .1. Oiavcs (Del,) special agents ot tho Bureau of t.tbor at ii sslary of H per day for duty In tho United States. Tiiu committee which just concluded tho conut of thoTrcasuiy cash will noiv pro ceed to count tho finished and unfinished notes, etc., in tho Bureau of IJngravlng and Piinting. It was reported in Philadelphia yostcr day that tho President had appointed ox Mayor Daniel 31. Fox Superintendent of tho Mint. But tho rumor was not con firmed by Washington dispatches. It is now said thai II. Clay Armstrong, recently appointed Consul nt Bio do Janeiro, had forwarded a lettor withdrawing his ap plication, but it Is not known whothor tlio President disregarded It or failed to receive It. Tho President's drive yestorday was to Cabjn John Bridge. Ho proposes Iu turn to visit several of tbo ruined forts in pic turesque localities in tho vicinity of tho city, in 3Inryland and among tho Virginia hills. Tho counsel for Professor Avery of Boston, who preferred charges against lr. Autisoll, tho chemist of tho Patout Olllcc, has writ ten to Commissioner Blontgomcry asking that tboso charges bo indefinitely post 1 oncd. Commissioner Atkins, who is iu Now Vork, has rejected all tho bids od'oied for furnishing beef to tho Pino Ridge, Rosobud, Yankton and Crow Creek agencies beeauso thoy woro so high. Ho has advortisod for now proposals. A rcrort has been received of an accident to General and Mrs. Sheridan at L03 An geles, Cal., on Sunday. While out driving their horses ran away, and tho General and his wlfo woro thrown from tho carriago, but not severely hurt. Superintendents of United States mints, hnvo been authorized to purcbaso muti lated United States silver coins of standard fineness at the rato of 03 cents por ounco Troy weight, when presented Iu sums of three dollars and upward. Secretary Manning, with a view of secur ing uniformity and economy, has issued a circular enjoining a sorics of regulations upon officers, clerks, and employes of tho Tieasury Department, roipcctlng tho pub lishing of oirculnrs, loports, &.c. The Navy Department is informed that Bear Admiral Jouett has gono to Cartha gena. A roport from Panama says : "Pros tan is besieging Carthagona, and was re ceived in the rebel camp, which was Illumi nated in his honor, with 'Viva Prcstan.' " Professor Riley, tho entomologist of tho Agricultural Department, predicts Hint tbo country will bo visited this summer by two great broods of locusts, of tho 17-yoar and I3-ycar varieties, tho first timo In 2H years that thcyhavo appeared together. Tho Attorney-General has received the resignation of Chief Jubtico Axtoll of New Mexico. Tho leslgnatlon was asked for. Judgo Axtcll, in tondoring his resignation, asked to bo allowed to retain his position until tho 1st oi July. This will hardly bo granted it is thought. Assistant Sccrotary Falrchlld of tho Treasury Department visited tho New York Custom-Houso yesterday and had a consultation with Collector Robertson. As ho passed out of tbo building ono of tho potters ejaculated : "Woll, I novor ox pected to sco a Democratic Secrotary como down tbofo stairs." Tho United States training-ships Ports mouth, Saratoga and Jamostowu left Newport yesterday for thoir summer cruising. They will cruiso in company to Fayal, Gibraltar, Lisbon and Cadiz. The cruiso will oxtciftl through 120 days, ninety of which will bo at sea and tho balance divided among tho harbors abovo named. William A. Little, jr., C. 31. IMington, C. P.. Hunter, William H.Russoll nud JohnT. Goolick compriso a delegation from Virgi nia, which arrived in town last evonlng. They aro stopping at tho Metropolitan. They paid their respects to tho President and tho Po3tmastcr-Gcncral to-day and presented their list of candidates for local offices. A statue of tho Into General Garfield ar rived hero yestorday from Rome. This is tbo statue ordorcd by tho Ohio Legislature. It is of Italian marblo aud of heroic sle. It is tlio work of Mr. Nlcbous, a native of Cincinnati, but for years a rcsidont of Jtoruo. It will bo placed In Statuary Hall at the Capitol, and tho usual ceremonies of lecolv lug such additions to that hall will bo had by Congress. Numerous applications aio bolng made at tho Treasury Department by Democratic bankers to bavo their banks dojlguntod as Government depositories instoad of tho banks named for tbo purpose under Repub lican administrations. Tho designation car ries with it no financial advantago, except that it presupposes lccognltlon of tho banks' soundness and standing. Pursuant to ordors of tho So-retary of War, a board of medical oillcers, to consist of Licutcnant-Colonol Androw K, Smith, surgeon; Major John C. G. Huppu'sctt, sur geon; Captain James P. Kimball, assistant surgeon, will assemble nt tho Uultod States Military Academy, West Point, N. Y on Juno 1, to examine into tho phys'cal quali fications of tlio members of tho graduating class and tho candidates for admission to tho academy. Tho Mulno delegation urging Colonel Mortcm'.s appointment as postmistcr at Au gusta in placo of Colonel Manley, whom thoy want to have suspended as an offensive partisan, bavo arranged for a hearing bo foro tho Prcsldont and Postmaster-Goncral to-morrow. Thoy will clsim that tho en tire Democracy of Jlalno advocates Man ley 'f removal for his Blaino spoochc3 nud work and tbo nppointmont of Morton. Too only opposition, they assert, i that of tho Maine Senators, who say that Morton was personally oQ'enslvo to Blaino, and tin oaten to defeat his confirmation If nominated. Tho delegation will urge tho Prusldout to disregard tho throats of the Se rators and act on tbo ad vico of tho Doaiocracy of Maine. Tlio Niimieels' Trlnl. A dispatch to tbo 7'u7n(Wji7n'a ,! says ; ''Tho trial of Cuuuingbam and Rurtou, tbo alleged Tower dyuatultorj, attracts but little attention, and, in this i aspect, Is In markod contrast with tho favorlsh ex citement displayed ovor tho trial of O'Don ncll, tho slayer of tho informer, C.uoy. Tbeio wero no ladies prc-ont iu tuq court room to-day and vno notabilities oxcopt tho Mftiquls of Lonaondeiry and tho youug Duko of Portland, who sat on the bench for a short time. Mr -stepbon J, Meauy sat among tho reportois and rondored no pub. Ilo assistance to tho pi Honors' counsel, Cunningham and Burton looked robust and smiling, Tho opening speech of Sir Honry James, tbo Attorney-General, occupied an hour and n half and was a powerful aud logical presentation of tho Crown's case, which seems ovorwhclmlngly conclusive The judge, Sir Houry Hawkins, is known ns tho most sovcro magistrate- ou the Brit ish bench, THE IVY CITY TRACK. A FINE DAY FOR THE JOOKEY CLUB'S SPRING OPENING. Visiting Turfmon In Town and Their Pecullarltlos Entrlos for tho Aftor noon Uncos rind SpoculiUlona ns to Probablo Results Sporting1 Notos. At Ivy Cliy. IY Cit, 3lay 12, Tbo oponlng day of tho National Jockoy Club races was nttonded by 11,090 people. Tlio track was Iu excellent condi tion, but tho weather was threatening, The hotel registers to-day aro well filled with names. Aud tho most of tho names aro tboso of nion from Now York, Louisville, Boston and Cincinnati, placos wbero men who "follow tbo races" gen erally bail from, Tho meeting which opened at Ivy City lo-day Is what brings theso gentlemen here. They aro all well dressed and well-bohaved. Thoro Is a peculiarity about tho dross, bowovcr, that would sttlkoonont any tlmo. It is not loud nor flashy. It Is simply dis tinctive. And thoir talk and bearing aro also distinctive. Thoy drink, but drink moderately. They bavo splendid nppotltos. Their appetites are, In fact, as wldcawako as their general bearing. Cue thing that tboy aio ready (o do at nuy tlmo is to hot. They will bet on anything. Seated in tho bllliard-ionm of a hotel ono of them will turn to tho other and say quietly, novor having seen cither of tho players before, "I will go you $23 that tho tall man wins," and tho other mau takes tho hot. It scorns to bo part of thoir naturo to bet. And to-day thoy havo becu inonding their tlmo hotting on trillc3 beforo tuey comiucnco with their monoy to bet on tho races, which thoy by no means consider hides, but rather a business in which tho smallest man is tho winnor. When thoy order anything thov ordor tho best. Said a down-town cigai -stand keopor to tbo reporter: "I don't sco how It Is. But not ono of them fellers has como hero and oidcrcd a cigar that cost less "than n quartor. They gotorally say when thoy como up to tbo stand, 'glvo mo four for a dollar,' and they put out tho dollar to pay for them, too." ' Besides tbo mon who "follow tho racos" to bet Individually, without any iutoicst other than their sovoral vouturcs, thcro uro about twonty men hero who aro book makers. These gontlomcn havo acharactor and piofcssion of their own, Tnoy do not risk very much, luij; tboy offer such odds that at tho end of a meeting they aro pretty well in pocket. Tho all-absorbing topic of conversation to-day has been tho racos at Ivy City this afternoon, Tho entries aro: rim raco Purso $."00, tor turoo-yoar-oias and upwards, maidens and nou-nlnulug nl lowariccs: six furiongs: King Linn, 115 pounds; Jaok, HBj Mies Goodrich, 110; Kva K.llO; Hob May, 100: Mac,, 100; Winston, 90; Greenfield, 00; Jim Gasoy,lr;Einorsoa 90. Hocona race Analostan Htalcos, .for ttireo-yoar-olde, with winning ponaltles, and Bovon Sounds allowed tor maidens, $25 each, p. p , 750 added; one mllo: Wlclcham, 111 pounds; Value, 111; Harofoot, 111; Montouore, 111; Toctimseb, Ml; John 0., 103: "111 Htorrltt, 108; Maggie J., 100. '.rulra roco-l'urso .500. for three yovr-olds ana upward, selling allowance; sevon fur longs: Oberto, 107 pounds; Duko ot Wost moielaud, 101: Joo Bliolny, 103: Mordaunr, 101: Uojtrot, 100; Quoon Kslhor. 100; iutt'jt, 1)7; Joker, 07: onrrlo Stewart, 07; King Tom, fir,; Deblrcc, 03; Klttane, 03; Lulu d,, 1)1; Wlndaafl, 88; Luoy Lewis, 83. rourih race- Tho National Handicap, tor rtll ages, GO oacli. halt tortelt, $300 nddod; oug mllo and an clghta: Gliantlclacr. 108 pounds: Joo Mitchell, 108; Richard I.., 108: Ojlouol Sprnguc, 108; 1'arevroll. 107: natlf, 102; Strut, 100; Restore, 1)8: Uesslo, 08, ruth raco Purse f 300, for throo-yoar-olds and upward; to carry 110 pounds: onn mllo: John Hulllvan, King ran, Hold Hornet, Finnltto 1),, Hilarity and L'aptttn Wnrron. Goodwin Bros., the well-known tint ad visors, nro at tho Rlgss nouse, Barly iu tho season it is particularly hard to pick tho winners. In tho first raco fiom what thoy havo dono formorly, aud at exorciso hero, King Lion should win. Ho can carry tho weight and is vory fast at tho distance Miss Goodrich should get tho place, with Eva K. closo up. For tho Analostan Stakes, although Tecumsoh will start favorlto, WIckham will como vory near winning it, with a closo finish also with Harcfoot and Tecumsch. For tho third event, ono of tho lighter wolghtcd horsos is liable to win, either King Tom, or Lull! S., though Qucon Esther will bo right up at tbo finish. For tho National Handi cap, Bowie's Besslo will likely laud It, though the finish should bo a closo ono with Chanticleer, Swift and Colonol Spraguc. Hilarity will win tho last raco, with John Sullivan or Frankle B, for tho place. THE I'lRVT RAfE. First race, six furlongs, King Lion won, 3IIs Goodrich second; tlmo, 110. 3Iutiuls, $.12.20. lltHEIIM.T.. Tho Washington public is long suffering, but thcro is a limit, and that limit was reached yostcrday in tho gatno with tho Richmonds. While It was wrong to make any demonstration against Taylor, still ho was enough to try tho patlonco of Job. Saturday ho presented tho Richmonds with a homo run on a foul ball. His judgment on balls nnd strikes was something torrlhlo, and when It catuo to a decision on a biso ho was entirely at sea. Notwithstanding nil this tbo Nationals had no business to bo beaten S to 5. Thoir nine is a hotter ono than tho Richmonds. Jim Murtrio is sulking, and says tho American Association will bo .sorry for what it has dono to hint, Tho following is tho schcdnlo for to-day: American Association- Athletic at Louis ville. Metropolitan at Cincinnati, Brooklyn u l'lttsburg, Baltimore at tit. Louis. National League Dotrolt at Philadelphia, Chicago at Now York, Bt. Louis at lloston, Buffalo at Providence Uaatern League- Lancaster at Jnrsoy Olty, Norfolk at Wilmington, Trenton at Newark. Tho mombcrs of tho Fifth Regiment of Baltlmoro havo organized a hasoball club, with tho foliowiug ofllccrs and players: Presldont nud manager, Dr. G. Honry Cbabot ; Eccrctary, T. W. It. Duvall ; treas urer, J. Harry Irvln ; catcher, W. G. O'Brien ; pltchor, 0. Tucker ; first basomon, Ramsey and Horner; second bascui'iu, Loucy ; tlilid basemen, Cotter and D.uilols; shortstop, 31. Tuckor ; left field, Munclcs; centra field, L'blon and Having; right field, Carroll and Bayliss. Tho club has mado arrangements to play games with a ulno from tho Washington Light Infantry, fiom tho rrEiilnts at Fort McUoniy, and It is pro posed, whon tho regiment goes to camn, to arraugo matches with tho military organi zations of Philadelphia, Tho following is tho record of tho lead ing nines up to data ; mewcax Assoei mos", , Won. Lot. Won. Lost. St. Louis . 11 5 Louisville 7 0 Oinrimmti. ,. 11 (i Brooklyn.. ..(I 0 Baltlmoro n ll Athletic .. s .. l 10 l'lttehurif . ft 8 Metropolitan... 5 ll national r,Kavu. Won. Lost. Won. Lost. New Vork ... 5 i 1'rovidenco...... u it Chicago i Ht, Louts it it FhllmlPlpbla J it Boston , 'J 5 Detroit .... .it a Uurrato ., ,o 5 EAsiElitf I,j,.(lUi:. Won. Lest. Wou. Lost. Virginia ... r. l Norfolk :t l National .... 5 'J Lancaster , . 1 -1 Nownrk . I 1 Jersey Olty , 1 1 Trenton. 1 1 Wilmington,, 0 o A mooting of Ecutlx Washlneton amv tnr baseball players was hold at Becker's Hall on Virginia avenue southwest, last evening and tho .reorganization of tho Roscdalo Baseball Club effected. Tho niuo Is composed of tho following players - R. R.Cooke, a IT. Prtlgo, D. W. Perkins. T. D. Collins, W. J. Lolshcar, T. Klnslow, W. 3lalloy, J. F. 3IcCarty, JI. Wright, C. H. Scnscncy find D. P. Collins. Tho Ibso dales originally were organized abtmt twclvo years ago, nt tho tlmo of tho fa mous Olympic aud Athletic Clubs. 3Uny gocd games wero captured from those clubs by tho Roscdiilcs, whoo ranks con tained soma of the beet players of the day. A stronger team than tho proient mcmbciH could not havo been found In South Washington, and tho amateur clulu of this city will havo thoir hinds full when they meet them, They nro pro pntcd to hear from all amateur clubs, Addicfs R, R. Cooke, secretary Roscdalo Baseball Club, Pension Ofllco. Bob was off yestorday. It seldom occurs. Tbo Richmonds aro good baso runners and havo au excellent coach In "F.ttty" Latham, THE NEW MINISTER TO RUSSIA. 1I VIsIIm tint .Slum Hoiuirttiiciii unit tlio Whiln lloiific Gtoigo V. N. Lothrop, Dotrolt. Mich., tbo now Minister to Russia, registered this morning nt tbo Arlington, and for some tlmo was tho contro of an admiring group of friends. Ho has a commanding flKiiro, an intelligent, kindly fnco nnd tho nppcar anco of latent power. 'Ilo tnlks easily and well, In n rich voice, and ovidciitly pos sesses strong ability ns an orator. About 10:30 o'clock 3Ir. Lothrop drovo over to tho Stato Donartniont and was coidlally greeted by Secretary Bay ard, who accompanied 3lr. Lothrop to tho Whlto Houso and ptosciitcd him to tho President. No introduction was nccdod, bowovcr, lor BIr. Clovcland had mot Mr. Lothrop at Albany. The now Minister will proceed to qualify at tho Stato Do paitracnt and expects to sail for St. Peters burg about Juno in. Tho 3Iiclilgandcrs talk of giving 3Ir. Lothrop a grand banquet at Detroit beforo his departure DISTRICT GOVERNMENT NEWS. The Bi.aiu Building. The now pub lic school building on I street northeast has been christened tho Blair building. Permits to Bt'ir.n. Permits to build havo been issued to C. V. Riley, to erect two dwellings on Thirteenth street, between R and S streets, to cost $0,000; S. Richer, erect eight dwellings In alloy, between First nnd Second and Bast Capitol and A streets northeast, $1,000; Martin Ucbuor, erect a dwelling on F street, between Fourteenth and Fifteenth streets, $1 000; W. T. Powell, erect a dwelling on Congiess and Road sttcets, Georgetown, 10,700; 31. 3IcNamara, erect ono framo dwell ing on Spiuco strcot, Lo Droit Park, $1,500; B. Baker, erect a fiatno dwelling on Fayette, between Eighth and Ninth stioets , $000; William H. Wormley, erect a dwell ing in alloy betweon L nn& 31 and Six teenth and Seventeenth strocts, 1500. The Stevens Bi'ii.wng. District Architect Brady has furnished tho plans for tho two wings that nro to bo addod to tho Stovcns School building, at Twonty llrst and K strcots, and bids will bo advertised for in a few days. Tho building already contains twclvo rooms, and tho two wings will add six mote, making eighteen rooms, which will bo ono of tho largest school-houses in tlio city. Tho wings will bo added to tbo north and south sides, and each wing will bo three storlcshigh, with all tho modern improvements. Nome I.nrcu Dciiiii'nIh. Tbo. will of Sarah Wilson was filed with tho Reglstor this afternoon. Doceased loaves a lurgo estate Shu leaves promises cor ner of Slxtocnth nnd R streets and $11,150 in registered bonds to hor hus band. Thcodoro T. Wilson. To hor four children, Honry, Thcodoro, Florouco aud Leonora, $7,000 each. A lot of valuable personal property is also loft by tho testator to her husband. Tlio DnvlH Family. Tho Davis family camo into unenviable piomincnco at tho Court-Uonso to-day. Two suits for" divorce wero filed, In which all tho parties wero named Davis. John D. Davis has petitioned for a dlvorco from Isabella Davis. Tho plalutlff alleges oditl tciy as his grounds for dlvorco. William R. Davis filed a hilt for divorce from Cathe rine Davis. Ho alleges cruelty and an at tempt ou his life. Tlio Writer All night. Health Officer Townshend states that tho condition of tho water nt Great Falls has been grossly exaggerated by tho morn ing press. Tlio CJiiitenu Trlnl Itoiiorl. Thoro wero only 1500 copies of thotrlal of Guitcau printed at tho Government Print ing Ofllco, and those wero conttolled exclu sively by tho Department of Justtco. Cer tain speculators havo, howovor, managed to get the most of them In their control. Tho report of tho trial is only valuablo from tho I'.ict that it contains a great deal of "oxpert" testimony on tho question of insanity, which lawyers use frequently iu other cases. It Is generally admitted now, however, that tho testimony offorcd by tho defenso was much moro valuablo thau that oflbicd by tho prosecution, from a legal as woll as a sclentlflo standpoint. Congress refused to perpetuato tho record by increas ing tho number of copies, tho opinion being that tho history of tho case ought to bo blotted out. IX. Y. Horald Washington special. PERSONAL MENTION. "tienator" John Chamborlfn ts In tho city. Governor I'lalstod ot Maine ts at tho Uless" Arthur Conkllng, New Vork, Is at the rbeltt. Hon. John B. storm, M,0 Is at tho Na tlonal. U.S. Cunningham and wife, Cincinnati, aro nt tho ftlggs. -Dr. W. r. Uavcl ana wife, 1'UIUdolphls, aro at the LbMtt. R. ii, Price, hanker, and wlfo, Columbia, Mo., aro at tho Rices. Ex Governor John C. Underwood of Ken tucky In at Wlllard'u. - Mr. and Mrs. A. 1). Payno of Warroutou, Vn., aro at tbo National, II. 1'. Dwyor and Jnmos McLaughlin, Brooklyn, N. i'., are at Willard's, Colonel Lamont took a trip to Mount Ver non to-day with n party of friends, Mr. J. Curry ot Brooklyn is at tho National, and eo is 1'. bnannou ot tho same city. MlkoGlennan, tho editor and propttotorot the Mtjilk Viioinlun, la at the Metropolitan. -Inspector Byrnes ot New Vork ana Govern or Cameron or Vlrslnta aro at Gbambarltu'J. - J. l'roctor Knott of Kontucky, who ts woll kuown tho world wide, Is at tlio Matropjll tan. Wm.H, I'refcott, Hockvtlle, Conn,, and L, B. I'ltmptou, llaitford, couu., aro at tho ItlpES, -0. 1'. Illfsoll. New Vork, Is at tho Arling ton, and U, W, Lockwood, New ovi, at Willard's Governor Cameron ot Virginia is In the city. Ilo arrived last ulght ana Is stopping at the Metropolitan, Allrca J. Btofor, who succeods Edwin rioming as Wn'tungtou correspoudeut ot th ht, Loms JUiiulln.an, arrived at tho Ebbltt this morning. Mr. JamosT. Aruudcll, one ot tho most popular members ot tho W, L, l was mado a happy father yosterday attornoon, It a a tou pound boy and tho imago ot his fathor, -MIS3 Emma Thursby oxpected to lenvo tho city to-day, having completely rocvoredfrom the effects of her sprnlnod ftnklo; but list ovenlng ho euirored anothor sprain ot the earno Joint, aad althoughuot somrly hurt, hor departure- win b delayed jor, spmetuav. A JIMMIED OHl'IMS. THE TERRIBLE WORK THAT THE FEVER IS DOING AT PLYMOUTH.- Moro Doaths Reportod This Morning Five of tho Victims Futhors of Largo Fnuilllon Eckloy B. Goxo and Othoi-3 Wii.Ki.snutni:, P.,31ny 12. Thodouth rato still continues at Plymouth. In addi tion to thrco deaths yesterday, thrco oc curred last night and early this morning. Two of tho victims wero fathers of largo families, nnd lcavo bohlnd them Hlxtcon orphan chlldron, Tho third victim was n young school teacher. It Is safe to estimate that thcro nro already over 100 chlldron left orphans by tho death of their parents. A particularly sad ca-o Is that or tho family of Charles Stair. On the first of April Mr. Stair moved his family to Plymouth from tills city. The third day after his arrival he was struck down with tho dlsoaso. Hodlcd on tbo lith Instant. On Sunday bis wlfo died and was burled this morn ing. Tbo five orphan children aio now down with tho disease. Lcklny B. Coxo, the coal operator, has given $.'00 to aid tlio sufforors. Two hun dred dollars was forwarded from this city this looming. Tho relief committee aro spending $160 a day In relief. Tlio numbor of destitute is Increasing, nud thoy will bavo to tncre.iro their oxpondlturcs or many must suffer. Klcvon patients wero admitted to tho new hospital this morning. BONIFACES IN CONFAB. Ilu-Hlxtli Animal Convention ol tlio JT. H. II. A. CllKAdo, 3Iay IS. A large number of delegates arrived on trains last ulght and this morning to attend tbo sixth annual convention of tbo Hotclnion's Mutual Bono fit Association, organized ln Chicago iu 170. The convention orcucd at 10 o'clock at Ucishcy Hall, with an attendance of over 200. Among tho prominent boldfaces present were: Now Yoik city W. 1). Garrison, Grand Union; H. H. Brockway, Ashland; A. L. Ashman, Sinclair: L, B. Rand, St. Cloud; W. G. Schcnck, Westminster; W. D. Ryder, Hotel St. Stephen; Henry Wnltor, Albe marle; W. 31. Connor, St. James; V. T. Wall, Hoffman; G. N. Brockway, GlUcy; Chnrles Loland, Sturtovant. BostoH A, L. Dcspeaux, United Stiles: J. T. Wilson, New Bnglaud Houeo; H. II. Barnes, Hotel Brunswick; A. L. IIowo. Cincinnati T. W. Zimmerman, Ucnuott; 1). 0. Shear, Hotel Rmcry; T. C. Gaddls, si. .mines. St. Louls-J. If. Chasolng, Lludoll; II. C. Louis, Southern; Westlako Austin, Laclede; Freeman Barnum, Hotol Baruum, Louisville C. A. Howard, F. Gordon, Gait House. Iudianapolis-G. V. Fflngol, Grand; L. Dlcbold, Bates. Detroit L. A. Mc.Crcary. Russell; Pittsburg B. H. Kolloy, Monongahula. Other delcgatos leprcscntod nearly every Stato and Territory In tho Union, as well as Montreal and Toronto. Tho meet ing was railed to Older by F. A. Rico, editor of tho XatUnuil Hold lltporler aud chairman of tho goncral committee, nud tho address of welcome was tlolivorod by President J. R. Bowlor of ilarsballtown, Iowa. Sccrotary Snow's report showed that the mganlatton was In a nourishing condition. Tho programme for tho ontor talumcntof tho dolegatos Is elaborate. To night a grand banquet will bo held nt tho Giaud Pacific. To-morrow tho dologatcs and friends will go to Milwaukee, visit Best's Biowcry nnd bo banquotcd at tho Plankintou. Thursday aud 1'ilday thoro will ho visits to Pullman and tho stock yardp. theatres, etc. Hach dologato will bo supplied with tickets tt theatres aud othor amusements, and a carrlago will be at tho disposal of each visitor during tho entire week. 'lrii "Dixie" In tlinHutitli. New Oi:f.EAN, 3Iay 1L Some commont was) eaubed yesterday by a duel betweon two I reolo yonug mon ot good social ami business standing. Tho quarrel aroso over a game of cards and blows passed. At 10 o'clock yesterday morning tho principals, Kdward Thcard and Ben Tolcdano, left tho city with their seconds for DcGray's plan tation, fivo mllos from tho city, whoro tho encounter took placo. Tho men fought for ten minutes with swords, when Mr. Thoard was wounded slightly In tho right wrist. Mr. Tolcdano then declared hls'honnr satis fied and tho ailntr terminated. Tho men aro said to havo fought bravely and with skill. Euieriilil lieueHi'liil Assorliitltm. Piiiiadem-iiia, 3Iay 12. Tho filth hi enulal convention of tbo Pennsylvania Stato Fnlon of tho Ihnorald Boneficlal As sociation of North America began this morn ing in Philopatrlan Hall, about eighty delegates being ptcsont. President James II. Gllson, tho head of tho organization in this State, called tho convention to order aud dcllvorodtho open ing address. Tho various committees wero thou announced. Tho union's olllclal oigau is tho 13iirrn7il riuKriihtr. Tlio ItolIfir-NUiiMiiii Mutvli. New York, 3Iay 1','.- Klovcn of tho fifteen contestants! who started in tho skat ing match remained this morning. Suow den, BInddocks and W. Boyst woro tbo leaders this morning In tho ordor named, For a little whllo during tbo small hours Boyst hold tbo lead. Tho following was thotcoicnt 10.110 a. m: Bnowden, tt.Ml: Maddockf, it"3; W. Boyst, iilO; Hhock, illir,: Roynoldti, illl): A. Boyst, ii'JO: Hnrrlmnn, 2li."; Walton, -JOS; l.mory, '.'.15; rrnuccs, -J51; O'Melln, i!3.!. The OpeuliiK Sim-Hot. Chicago, 3Iay 1','.- Tho markets opeuod steady and entirely featureless. Opening prices nearly all bid and asked prices. No excitement. Strong feeling on nccount of tho decrease in visible supply keeps tho bears from selling nnd makes tho bulls more hopeful. Oeucrnl Grunt nt Work. New Voniv, 3Iay 12.- Gouoial Grant uorkedon bis book all tho morning, and at l:l!0n. m., accompanied by Sirs. Grant and Mil, Satorls, wont out for a drive iu the patk. Tlio Cliolcrit llplileiuli'. Bu.timoue, 3Iay PJ. Professor Thomas S. Latimor of tho Stato Jtedlcal and Chi rurglcal Faculty gives It as his opinion that the cholera epidemic will reach the United States this summer. (lencrul (lordoii WiuiIn rV l'lneu. Gcuoral John B. Gordon of Georgia is In tho city. Ho said to-day that all .talk about ' his going abroad was nousonse. Thcro was not a placo In tho Diplomatic Scrvlco that he would take, MINOR NEWS NOTES. Tlio Conservatives Inatovenlug movoila via ot ctusuto on the English Government Iu op pceitlon to the war crodlt and Iu speclnl ro gnra to tbo Hnuunn uasc'. This was dotoitod Dj-'.'uOto 'J(U votes, tho PumellttC', voting with the minority, Tho I'nllod Mates District o.nirt at Now Vork yestorday dismissed thocaso ot tho Govern ment against tho atoamahtp City ot Mexico, for vlolatlas the noutrallty laws by carrying war material to the Colombian Insurgent?, Judge Brown ruling that thcro was not suffi cient evldenco botora him t show that tlio captniubod knowlodgo i-' any hostile chac t?r ottuo expedition, AN INVESTIGATION NEEDED. Allfixrd JH'fi'iltfoil l it ll Ainorh'itil C'lllen In Ilnyif. Hleell Correspondence of Tin: OntTli , l'oitT-Ar-l'niNi it. Havti, .May P.'. Tbo authorities of Hnytl hnvo refused to deliver up Mr, (', A, Vail Bokkolcn, u na tive of tlio I'nited States, nnd lormorly consul for Hayttnt New Vork. Tho U.S. Government has now mado four requests for his release from prison on tho Island where he has been confined for tho past sixteen moitliH, Iu deflanco of treaty obligations. Bach demand has bcon letclved Inn most dlsiespeetful manner, hardly any notlco bring taken of them by tho Government olllrlals, Tho prisoner Is tho son of 3fr. W. K, Van Bokkelcn of Now York city and n nephew of Rev. I.. Van llokkclcn of Buffalo. THE LONG ROLL. Dciilli ol lli- ruinous Minstrel. Mnr-tli Allium. ISIM VNAi'iti it, Inii., 3Iay Adams, the minstrel, known 1'.'. tbo Marsh world over by his personation of "Old Black Joe,'1 died yestorday t his residence In this city of n cancerous affection of tbo liver. Ho was 10 yonrs of ago aud leaves n wife, whoso stngu nnino Is Suslo Wild, When but a Ind 10 yoais old, Adams was picked up by Gcorgo Christy at Louis vlllo ns a ballad singer, and from that tlmo until his death ho liguicd In "burnt coik" entertainments. In IMiS nnd 1SH), In company with lllll 3Iaunlug, ho mado a tour of Australia which netted them fclO.000. lie will bo buried by the loc.il lodgo of Blks to-day. .Siilclili) oi'u hiiMici-tdl Mm-ilnrcr. PiTTSiii'itfi, P., May 12. Issao Banks, tbo lover of 3Irs. Lena Stubonracii, whoso death a week ago was nttonded by a scan dal, ucnt out of his cell yesterday nud nsked a colored prisoner to shave him. Watching his opportunity Ranks snatched tho ra.or from tho negro's hands nnd cut his own throat. Ho dlod soon after, ilo left two lettcis of endearing expressions toward "Lena," nnd declaring that ho had not wiougcd her. Too m licit WlilNliy. Wu.Ki.HiAiiiii:, l'v 3Iay 12.- Thoodoro Smith of Pleasant Vailey was found dead in bed last ulght. Smith swallowed thrco qnarls of whisky within a fow hours beforo his death. THE CLUVER1US TRIAL. Tim Tnliliii; of TcMlimotiy 'oil- jioncil Until Tn.iiiiiriiin. lticitMON'ii, V., 3Iay 12. Upon tho opening of tho court this morning It was expected that tho taking of testimony in tho Cluvorlus murder trial would begin, but after somo delay Judgo Atkins an nounced that ono of tho .tutors (Air. C. L. French) had been tnkou sick during tho night and was unable to attend court to day. Tho physician who attended him was called and stated that Mr. French had had a slight convulsion, but ho thought tho patient would bo sulllclontly rocovercd to bo In court to-morrow, as tbo attack was not serious and would probably not recur. Tho remaining members of tho Jury woro brougut into court aud thoir names wero called, after which tho court adjourned until to-morrow. lWvllcincnt Anions I lie Mormons. Salt Luce, Utah, May 12. A lettor dated tho 10th from Oxford, Idaho, says : "Tho greatest excitement prevails In Paris. Warrants woro placed iu tho bauds of thrco deputy marshals for tho aircst of eight polygnmists nt and around Paris. A tolc gram announces the fact that this morning tho 'polygnmists woro nil corraled in a raceting-liouso nt Parts, under piotcctioti nf an armed gunid of saints. Tho deputy marshals woro marched out of Paris by tho mob, who thicatcnod that thoy would kill auyouowlio attempted to servo warrants. 3Iarshal Dubois will reach Paris about f! p. in. to-day." Tlio Nlltur Dollar Suulloncr. 3III.W.AUKEE, Wi., 3tay 12. Aloxandor Hlbbard, tbo young man who swallowed a silver dollar thrco days ago, was ablo to take a short wane yesterday. Tho caso is attracting much attention, and mauy vis itors call nt the houso daily, among thorn n number of promlnont physicians fiom other places. Tho attending physician keeps him on a diet of milk nnd cornmcal, and Is ad niluistcrint! powerful medicines. Ho ex presses tho belief that tho coin will bo re moved without fatal results. . A Nv ItolluloiiH Heel. Chicago, May 12. A new religious sect was uncai thed hero yesterday. Tho founder, Aaron Rolncrson, claims to bo tho second Christ, Last summer ho Impressed thrco Scandinavian families with the same belief, and tho llttlo colony havo been living together in a basement in revolting promiscuity. Finally, one of tbo men In came incensed nt Kelncrsou's intcrfurouco In his domestio affairs aud caused his ar irst. Ho is now In Jail awaiting trial for adultery. IVlint Is .Sought liy tlio Mormons. Lincoln. Neil, 3Iay 12. Bx-Sonator Paddock of tho Utah Commission says tho main object sought by tbo Mormons in their petition to tho Prosldont is a revi val of religious enthusiasm among tho saints nnd to counteract tho growing In clination of Mormons to rebel against polygamous practices, and that ho be lieves it will only bring about u moro stringent enforcement of the laws. Ho dofends tho commission from the rhauo or tyranny. Tin- l.'iiltostoii aiuyornlly. G w.vemon, Tek., 3Iy 12. The' spocial election for mayor, recently oidcrcd by tho City Council to scttlo the contest betweon B. L. Fulton and Joseph Atkins for that office, was hold ycstoiduy. Factional feel ing ran high and a number of strcot flifhts took placo, but no serious disturbance. Ful ton lccoivcd a small majority. Ho was captain of cavalry In Debray's well-known Confederate lcglment. Tito Suicides In line l'lunlly. Finii,.u, Ohio, 3Iay 12. A tolcgram from I'lCtnout, north of this city, states that Mrs. Opcnhclmcr, wlfo of a piomlneut young business man of that city, yestorday committed suicido by cutting hor throat. A few hours lator her aged fathor, a piomiuout Jowlsh rabbi named Grlsdorf, throw himself headlong into a cistern aud ended his own lifo by drowning. Lot WrlKlu's l'laio. Cincinnati, Ohio, 3Iy 12 Bx con gressman Follott telegraphs from Washing ton that Unltod Statos 3larshal Lot Wright has been removed on account of his con duct at tho Ochber olection and that a man will bo appointed In his placo to-day, who has not been spoken of in connoctlon with tho office. Dentil ol ii IIor.HPiiinn, CiNUNNvri, May 12. Blajor 11 D. Lnnronro, secretary of tbo Latonla Jockey Club, died last night after nn linos of thieo months, at tho ago of llfty-sovon years. Tbo success of tho c'nb has boon lnigely duo to Major Laurence's skill and energy Ncimtoi' J',urlM Honored. New Haven, Conn, May 1.'. -Hon. William M. Bvarts has recotved tho nocos snry twonty -11 vo votes of tho alumni for tho long tcim of six years in the Yalo Cor poration and will bo to olcctod tothntpUeo without opposition, DYNAMITE 0Ar TMAL, BURTON AND CUNNINGHAM, TUB SUSPECTS, IN COURT, Anothor DlHpatcb. From Gem. Kotnaroff --Tlio Old Btory Rotold-IIo w the Ozctr Expects to Havo Hla War Bill Paid. Rusaln StronKthonlntr Hor Aua trlnn Frontier A Hitch With Itnly. London, 3Iay 12. When tho court Iu which the alleged dynamiters. Cuuuingbam aud Burton, aio being tried opened this morning, every seat was occupied, whllo many stood in tho aides and other passages in tho room. The Interest In the caso seems to have in no wiso diminished. Tho bu of voices in thocotir-troom wasstiilod by a vigorous rapping with the gavol by Judgo Hawkins, the presiding justice, nud tho procecdlncs ordered to goon. Ono of the couusol for tlm prisoners complained to the i-outt of tbo conduct of tho governor of Newgate Jail In refuslug to allow cither himself or his colleague to havo a private interview .with thoir clients, Ho stated they were much hampored lit their efforts to defend the prisoners by not being allowed to havo a private conference with them, The prosecution suggested that tho defendants' counsel bonllowodn prlvnto Intorvlew, nnd tho judgo stated that ho would sco that one was arranged. Tho taking of evidence was thon resumed, and tho lending of tho testimony adduced nt tho Inquiry into tho explosion at tho ChaiingCioss Station of tho underground road was resumed. At tho conclusion of tbo testimony conceintug tho explosion at Charing Cross, Rdward Weeks, tho witness from New Yoik, took tho stand and swore t Burton's pioseuco In America at a timo when that pilsoner assorted ho was iu Biiglnnd. Other witnesses fur tho Crown followed and testified to tho events of May l.'l, If""!. The Attorney-General said ho did nut intend to connect tlio prisoners directly with the plot developed at that lime, but simply wished to provo tho ox istenco of triHSOnablo plots aud probablo affiliation of the prisoners with their per petrators. Witnesses woro thou placed upon tho stand by tho Crown, who detailed tho movements of tho prisoners from Dccombor until tho moment of thoir arrest. Tho ovldcnto or theso witnesses conclusively pioved Cunningham's connection with tho explosion which occurred at Gowor street, but the attempt by thoprocccutlon to im plicate Button also in thntnffalr failed. At this point tho dial was adjourned until to morrow. 1 1 I.iummIou'n JINinitolioM. London, 3Iay 12. Condlo Stephen will nirlvo In Loudon to-day with Sir Peter Lumsdcn's dispatches, the i'rontiei: convention. Tho papers on tho Afghan question, which nro to bo published ou Saturday, will uot contain tho terms of the fiontler convention. It will not bo mado public Un til tbo convention has been coucludod. Russian papers suggest tho submittal of Russia's bill for her war prcpaiatlons to tno mediator between the two nations, with tho understanding that Bnglnml shall pny tbo bill' if tho arbitrator decides that Rngland Is responsible for tbo cause or tho dispute. rcsmaV recorteii activity It is reported that Russia is addlnz I i, 000 ttoops to her frontier guards iu Polaud ou the lines toward Austiia and Prussia. Such action on Russia's pint necessitates an equal increnso of troops on the Austrian and Prussian shies. LOST IN THE SOUDAN. IH-)iiiinriitirn ol' n Wpll-Knovrn Wur C'ori-esiiiilrnt mill Others. London, 3Iay 12. Press correspondents atSuaklmnre tclegiaphiug complaints to Loudon concerning tbo arbitrary WAy iu which tho military censorship aver dis patches to iicwspapcis Is ut present exer cised. Tho coircspoudeuts avor that thoy aro not permitted to send important news at all. l'.vcry additional fact that leaks out con cerning tbo situation of the British troop In tho Soudsn reveals mote of tho misery which has been caused by tho bungling plan of campaign, and which has boon sedulously concealed by military censors. Thoro nro scores of men who wont with tho late General Stewart from Kortl to 3Iotom neh last Jannary who have not returtiod, and havo not been accounted for. For a long tlmo thoy wero carried on the rolls as mlsslug, but they havo gradually been dropped, and It is now considered cer tain that they strayed boyond tho lines af ter tho battles of Abu Klca amlOubat, nnd wero captured and butchered by tbo Arabs. Tho fate of Frank VMtolly, tho ar.tlst correspondent of tha Loudon dmiihic, is uUo consldcied scaled. Ho was supposed to bo tho only survivor of tho massacro ol Hicks Pasha's army at Ll Obold In November If :t, and was known to bo a prisoner iu 111 3Inhdl's camp for somo months after that disaster. Nothing has beon hoard from him sinco November, lS-(,and ovou the most hopeful of Ills friends have r ve him up for lost. 3Ir. Vlzitolly wi a correspondent of great cxperiol a hltheito of wonderful luck. His .sc am palsu was with Garibaldi, froi wuoso tamp ho sent sketches to tho V 'i ', 7W. Next ho went to Vtnoriea during the civil war, first on tho Northern side, and then, running tbo blockade nt Chailos ton, ho joined tho Confederates, Eending letters nnd sketches from both armies to tho 1 hi-hiiicil Timn. Dining tho campaign that ended at Sadowa ho was nu tho side of the Austrians with Gcuoral Bcndcttl. a special artist and correspondent for the Illicit tiled LuiuIpM AVii s His last w.ir r vice beforo the Soudnu expedition w-. ai correspondent aud artist fur tho ' ' ' 'Jiiuti during tho whole of the C.. -t w, in Spain. Another Dl.simlcli Ironi Kumnroll Si. l'ETSRxiinti. 3Iay 12. The "?' tat Mt'Miifft to-day publishes a iongthy dU patch from General Komaroff, comrnauiW of tbcRus3lnn foiccson tho Afghan ircutior The dispatch contains tha lull details . tU events In the fight between the Rus-damt and Afghans on tho Kusbk River, MmcIi 'Jl, and tho statements contained in tho last report of tbo General fully loltorato tboso contained in his previous dispatcher, l'rlclion Ilelnecu 11iinhIi ituil llnly. Romh, 3lay 12. Diplomatic fcict'on ex ists betweeu Italy aud Russia ou account of tho Czar having joined with Turkey iu protesting against tho Italian occupation of Massowah, I.miiMten's II1siuoIil-s Arrived, London, May 12 Mr loimVe Stephen, bringing dispatches for the i reriiiueiit fiom Sir Peter Lumsdeu. reacUJ J sudan to-day. To-Iii.t'm 'It'imiernliiri-s. The blfual uillco liimlelit) the f mwlaj synopfcle uf tho weather Local meteorological repoit nr May lj, 1S3.V Tbormometor readings at Us. m.,'lt .', 7 o. m., 48' G; ll n. m.. l . t- Report mr May 11, 1835: Mean tempera ture, r,t .1); maximum, 01'. li minimum, 1 1 ,n mean relative humidity, ll.D per cent, WEATHER INDICATIONS. Tut Wednesday, partly cloudy weather ol light local rains are indicated tor the Obl Valley, Tennessee and tno Gulf States, wtru IDtiKuu Tiu.tiiui nvnvuvt iu nil vil7lllVl3 v-4 4I AUl&UCCvMt,