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SINGLE COPIES! FIVE CENTS. OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA. TERMS: (12 FEB ANNUM. VOLUME IX.—NO. 160. ORLEANS, TUESDAY, OCTOBER ]2, 1875. WHOLE NUMBER 2621. amusements. __ Tuesday, October 13, 1875, Grand testimonial benefit tendered to MAR Ki8 KAISER, WASHINGTON ARTlUiERY other citizen# of New Orlenre, Itlndlv na^ bT Mis# KaTB 1HAYBR. Mis# J. SMITH. DAVIS. Mr. LIVAIN, Mr. PRKSsM . ami B.W. N. OHCNEWALD ai d J. W. E(.KfettT. Hi LIP oRbULlAG, accompanist. X. ..................... t ONE DOLLAR |ia<l at the principal music stores, and at office on the night of the concert. /clock; concert t )WELL'S ACADEMY OK MUSIC. -d Schwarts.........................Treasurer ....................StAge Manager ...................Muoical Director ......................Hemic Artist ...............Master Carpeuter ...Pioperties auil Calcium Light# presenting TasvO ,,fF.ri: bjW.lIi____ ________ ___________ me on SUNDAY. October 10, ar,d during the I SEES WEDNESDAYS and SATURDAYS. NICK ROBERTS' AltlOrS PANTOMIME COMPANY i Dnre'n Aerial Gymnastic Troupe. This company embraces besides the DOUBLE PANTOMIME QUARTETTE, Large Corps of Spectnlfy Ariiatn. irks, transformations, etc., arc. entirely new. " " -------1. M to 10 P M. right ck, r AMI FANCY OilWA*K CALICO BALL, To be giren by LADELPHIA FIRE CO. No. 14, sturdily Evening, October 30, IS7.3, ODD FELLOWS' HALL. B. KIEIKNPETER, Chairman, lady C. J. Miltimore, R. Desposito. ierty, C. Tobleman, Fred. Barrett, D. Houston, T Fleming, cations for ladies' invitations to be made lall of the company. isals for rent of Hat. Bar-room and Reituu i be made to M. Finnerty, coruc r Howard rdido streets-: C. J. Miltimore, No. 7 Comtnei* f W. B Klt-inpeter, No. 61 Camp Street »ta—'Two I> illars. o< 3 lrt 14 td ral GAIETY THEATRE. r of ISnronne nnd Common Street#. FLYNN K..........................Proprietor KS (>. WHITE................stage Alauagei PEOPLE'S FAVORITE RESORT. 1VBRY NIGHT. WITH THE MOST POWER a to suit the times—Fifteen. T# and Fifty Cents. NEW STARS EVERY WEEK. BE THEATRE. IBMOND..............Lessee and Manager Monday, October 4, 1S75, First aiM*earance of Dd Mrs. K. T. BARNES. Specialtv Artists; SAKYRAH. Ffiua'.e Trapeze Performer; SORRLING, theOreat Athletic Cannon B li BT; CASHhN aud DORllY, Song and Dance in addition to our company of TWENTY TAR ARTIVTS. ........10, 15, 35 nnd 50 Cents. ib' MATINKE EVERY SATURDAY AT TWELVE O'CLOCK, to ad pans of the house twenty-file . or tM. lions, irs from the t rof the St. Cim e furnished with win eroom of O. Lacoutr i Exchange. oc3 NO DUES* AMU FJUE-UfcM'S BALL, To be girea by [SIaNA hose company, CilGA GRUNEWALD HALL, lewi^dny Evening, November 0, IS75. OMMITTEK OF ARRANG EMENTS. ELKS T. HOWA1 PH A BHOW X. BCHlfcKMAN, PHKLPs. PH F. DICK. B H. BENNERS. of Hat Room anil Rei f. Rentiers, i 1'isurancj Compauv pitreets otJSuTufr STEAMS HIPS _ BREMEN. North German Lloyd. ■TWEEN BREMEN AND NEW ORLEANS, iVRE, SOUTHAMPTON AND HAVANA. The Hteuinaltlpn of the North 'German Lloyd will rdn as follows: From Bremen. From New Orleans. September 15.........October 17. .October 13............November 14. November 1?.........■ ■ ■■ - .... December 10..........— — — days of departure will be adverts -d liprs touch outward at Havre and Ha their home trip at Havana and South 1 receive passenger# aud freight. PRICES OF PASSAGE. ■tn, Southampton or Havre to Havana ft: li Orlei ..........<150 gold .......... 36 gold to Southampton, from Hew Orleans to Havana: * -5211 ahlM tickets from Bremen. Southampton or •w Orleans issued by the uudemgned. 9 i Ht particulars apply to F. hTOCKMKYkk It CO., Agents, Mr-* . » w .. Agents, No. 42 union street. *ANA VIA CKDAK KEYS AMI KEY WEST, o»ti Balled Slat a Mall Line. 8 " 1 . Steamships . , 2JP- CLYDE, WILMINGTON, baie# tET, EMILIA. Mllla The New Orleans, Fieri dm Wm aud Havana Steamship Company will dispateh one of the above first class steamers from New Orleans to Every Wedneedey, Cedar Keys and Key West, aud con steamers for Apalachicola, St. Marks RATES OF PASSAGE. To Key West. To Cedar Keys. ...........R4rt *25 ........... 20 13 of lad ng issued to all points In ^Tampa, and to New Y ork, Cheiles bbis'ft^j company's bills of lading signed, ledalU i the sailing of the steamer. ULRC through *** received without permit from the or passage apply to L K. ROBERTS. Agent. ^^J^J^Omnmou^stieet. £ FOR BENT. ««•»#« ana hums cob KdEuv-AraJNRF large yard' St by* 9D feet. Also. • HNS* For terms aeply , No. 4C MagKeys THE SHOOTING OFSHERIFFSMITH THE WHITE LI5EB8 IN EAST FELICIANA The Judge and District Attorney Saved from Violence Through the Intervention of Friends. CLINTON PICKETED AND UNDER ARMS The more that is learned of the recent shooting of Sheriff Smith, at the court house, in Clinton, the more does it appear to be an unprovoked, premeditated assault, and that it is a result of systematic White Line organization. In the parish of East Feliciana, ait the late election, Henry Smith, a colored man. was elected sheriff on a compromise ticket, composed partly of Republicans and partly of Democrats. He believed himself to be in the enjoyment of the frindship of men of all partiee. and confided in the good faith of those who gave him their ballots. Some weeks ago he was warned that his life wae in danger, and he fled the parish for safety. Believing that no just or permanent cause existed to endanger hia life, he returned to discharge his official duties in opening the district court. While in the discharge of the duties of his office, he was assaulted, as fully described in his letter to the Governor, which we publish below. From a gentleman who entered Clinton on the day ot the occurrence, information is received that the town was picketed, and parties of men armed with shotguns, rifles, etc., were in the streets. During the day they entered the stable attached to Mrs. Ad ley's boardinghouse, and there stacked arms, stating they were under orders not ta appear on the streets. The general conver sation in public places led him to under stand that the people had determined not to tolerate a negro official, and that the shooting ot Smith was premeditated, the re sult of roue central authority, which the armed men were obeying. At the time of the shooting, Judge Dew ing. who was induced by the jury leaving their seats and the retiring of the bar. to as certain the cause of disturbance, looked out of a window, and was ordered, by a man with pointed revolver, t j return to his seat. On inquiring of a member of the bar he was coolly infoimed of the purpose of the assault. The entrances of the courthouse were guarded, but the judge and district attorney were tnk* n charge of by Mr. Pipes, a member of the Legislature, and other friends, who guarded them some twelve hours, and in a body escorted him until safely out of town. The judge and district attorney are both Conservatives, though holding appointments from Governor Kel 1 >P3 But fe>W Louisianians were observed among the armed men, who were believed to be Mississippiaiis, but they seemed to direct their movements. Nearly all were strangers in Clinton, who come therp to en force the policy inaugurated by the Dem ocratic leaders across the line. W. G. Lane, of Baton Rouge, a United States commissioner, arriving in Clinton on business, was informed by the tax collector, who had been waited on by a committee, that it would net be advisable for him to take any evidenoe during his sojourn. The following is the report of Sheriff Smith to Governor Antoine, containing ad ditional particulars: Baton Rouge, La.. October 9, 1875. To Lieutenant Governor aui Acting Governor C. C. Antoine: Sir— I here give you the particulars of the late troubits iu East Feliciana. It lias been stated by some parties the troubles were caused l»y myself in a personal diffi culty. Such is not the case. Monday, Oc tober 4, 1870, the day tixed by law for con vening the district court, the same set of men were in Clinton, armed with re volvers; but the district judge not getting there on the above date, the court was adjourned until Thursday, October 7. On that day these men were again in Clinton as above stated. Alter the drawing of the grand jury had beeu completed, remarks were made by these same men. numbering about thirty or forty, that they did not intend to allow the dis trict court to go on, aud, on leaving the oourt room, to go to my office. I met some colored men and was talking to them. A young man Darned Alex feaipwitb, ap parently the leader ot the crowd, came to where I was standing in the courthouse yard, near my office, anil said that some one aoross the street said that I had better be careful how I talked to men that were on the jury. I asked him who it w as that said so. He refused to ffive me the name. I told him to go and tell the one that said so to attend to his bus ness, and I would attend to mine. Neither of these colored men that I was talking to were members of the grand or petit jury He went about teu steps from tne and jiavc a signal, which was answered by J. A. Nor wood and J. W. Saunders. I turned then to go into the courtroom, seeing that some harm was intended me in per forming my duties as sheriff of the parish. Skipwith, Norwood and Saunders went up the stairway just ahead of me, Skipwith putting himself in the oourtroom door, and as 1 passed he kicked me. I turned aud asked him why he did this? He replied I hud better go on, or that he would do worse; that he intended to kill me and that blue-bellied soq a b——li (meaning, as I suppose, the district judge). About this time thirty or forty armed men were at the oourthouse door, and commenced loud talk ing. The judge then told me to invite them into the courtroom to be seated, which 1 did. They refused and told me to go on, or they would give me a seat. They kept up suon loud talking that the lawyers left the court the lio to aid room, with the exoeption of D. C. Hardee. He started out, when the judge called him (Colonel Hardee) and asked him if there was no way he oouid keep the men quiet, for if not, it. would ba impossible for lum to go on with the court. D. U. Hardee told him (the judge) that was what those men in tended to do; that they intended to get rid of him end the shetiif, and not allow the district court to go on; seeing that they in tended to murder me in the oourthouse, 1 attempted to make my esoape, and in ooming out I was assaulted by Lewis Moore and Alexander Skipwith. Oa getting down si a irs, seeing Skipwith and the ciowd that he was leading drawing their revolvers, I hastened to get out of their way; there must have been sixiy or sevtuty shots fired at me, one taking effect in the right hip-^tbe only one that struck me. I was captured, brought back to the courthouse, and was told to sign my resignation, aud to leave the town, and that I would be allowed five minutes to leave. As to ths signing of my resignation, 1 refused, After I was captured quite a number wanted to kill me; it was only a godsend that my life was spared. 1 succeeded in making my esoape to Baton R«)uge through the woods, as they had the ■oaas picketed. I am here, and* have had a doctor. My wound is painful, but sol dangexoue. Than has scarcely a night passed in East Felici ana for the last two mouths that has not witnessed the murdering or shooting of some colored man. The loyal people there are at the raeroy of an armed mob. Hoping that this letter will bieefc with your early and favorable consideration,! remain your obedient servant, HENRY SMITH. Sheriff of Ease Feliciana. William Baker. This old citizen passed from among ns on Sunday last, and it is proper that we should pay some tribute of respect to his memory. He was born in Devonshire. England, in 1820, and came to this city in 1853. He livtd on his fathers farm at his birth place until eleven years of age, when the family re moved to London. Ileie he attended school for about six months. This was all the regular schooling he ever had. At fourteen he was apprenticed to a manufacturer of mathematical instruments, where he became a thorough mechanic, master of the business and one of the best workmen in England. During his apprenticeship be read much and attended the lectures of many scientific societies, was a member of the Tower Street Mutual Instruction Society of London, and others of like character, where he studied botany, geology, anatomy, and especially chemistry, for which he displayed consider able talent, and in whioh he became pro ficient, afterward putting hia knowledge into practice and continuing the study of this favorite science up to the time of his death. Iu politics he always stood in the ad vanced ranks, taking an active part while yet a young man iu the English corn law agitations, and also as a member of several I olitical societies which were formed in Eugland between 1840 and 1850, to maintain freedom of opinion and to better the condi tion of the working classes. In this country, as an unwavering Republican, he advocated for all men an equal protection under the laws and an equal enjoyment of the bene fits of free institutions. Becoming of age, he made a tour of Sect lacd for his health, doing it entirely on fo)t, and combining pleasure with the business of selling books. While in Edinburg he became a practical printer, at which trade he afterward worked in London, in New York, and upon every newspaper published in this city before the war, both iu Euglish and French. In 1850 lie emigrated with his family to New York, where he continued Lis business of mathematical instrument maker until the panic of 1857, when he re moved to New Orleans. Here his energy him many lriends in the several capacities of merchant-, street commissioner, deputy collector, etc. Iq the administration of the several offices of trust confided to him in this city, he displayed an energy and fearlessness which, though it made him enemies for the time, eventually gave him a greater num ber of firm friends, and his record as a pub lic servant stands to-day without a blemish, and an example that might well be copied. He was a correct and tiaent writer on po litical and other topics, was a correspondent of the New York Tribune from this city for a number of years, and as a frequent con tributor to the New Orleans Republican his articles have attracted attention. William Baker was essentially a self-made man, and few, even with a college educa tion, succeed in obtaining so thorough a knowledge of general literature, as well as of the aits aud manufactures. About three years since he went to the parish of St. Tammany and cultivated a small farm, and while there contracted the illness which ultimately caused his death, lie was buri- d yesterday with Mascuio honors, and leaves many to mourn the loss of a good citizen and an honest man. The Dedication of Governor Andrews' Statue. Tho exercises in dedication of the statue of John A. Andrews, the great war Governor of Maarachusetts, took place at Hingham on the seventh, in the old meeting house. There was a military and civic process ion an oration and several speeches. Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes wrote the following hymn, which was sung ou tne occasion: Behold the shape our eyes have kuowu! It lives once more in cliangeii-s# stone; Po looked iu mortal face uml torm Our guide through peril's deadly dorm. But hushed the beating heart we knew— That heart so tender, brave aud true; Firm as the rooted mountain's rock. Pure as the quarrj a whttestf lock. Not his beneath the blood red star To wiu the aoidiei a envied tea*; Unarmed he tattled for the right, The dutj 'a never ending tight. , unelumbenog eye. These were bisgi.ts; what heaven had lent ♦■or justice, mercy, truth, he spent First to avenge the tra t-nous blow, Aud first to lilt the vanquished foe Lc! thus he stood in dangers strait. Amusements. This evening will take place at Grunew&ld Hall the grand testimonial concert for the benefit of Marks Kaiser. The members of the Washington Artillery have especially interested themselves in efforts to make the benefit a success, and the mnsio loving pub lio of New Orleans can not do better than to attend the concert, and thus find enter tainment and at the same time substantially aid our talented young violinist. Young Kaiser is an artist of whioh the people of this citv can reasonably be proud; he has been honored in other cities, and he should not be forgotten here at this moment. The benefiolary will be assisted by Misses Kate Th8yerand Josephine Smith, and Messrs. Pressel, Livian, Grunewald, Eckert, and Auguste Davis. The Academy of Mnsio is occupied with the Roberts Jack and Jill pantomime troupe, and a seleot combination of spe cialty artiats. They .fill the bili where a lively show, with novelty and variety, is wanted. Pantomimes, with the airy harle quin, the flirting columbine, the misohiev ous clown and the unfortunate pantaloon, ars all alike, and yet they are always pleas ing. They are entertaining without words, and are followed without thought. The special acts consist of the graceful trapeze work of Leona Dare, and tha wenderful performances of Stewart Pare, the one legged danoer and gymnast. This troupe will remain during the week and give Wed neaday and Saturday matinees. Mext week at the St. Cbarlee Theatre we are to have a comedy combination, with the T*wo Orphans.*' letter FROM »T. LOUIS. St. Loris, October 7, 1875. St. Louis is particularly alive to-day. Sbe is full of country cousin#, with fair inten tions. The fifteenth annual State Fair, now the chief attraction here, is not largely attended as on previous occasions, though the display of stuck and the hand! craft of man has never been better. I; ap pears as if the fair bupiaess in all sections of the country has been overdone. Agri cultural fairs in cities do not result in great good to the inhabitants of rural districts The Granger hauls in his best potatoes, and drives in his best cow; he patieDtly exhibits a week, and gets a blue ribbon and favor able mtntion, he should be happy; but he finds the city chaps have tak< u his money for expensive living, and that the blue rib bons add nothing to the price of what he produces for sale. The S'ate Fair bring then, a little unnatural business to the city, to the hotels, the restaurants and the hack men; but for the farmer the county 1; are best, because there he shows what he is and has on his owo ground. St. Louis, to the stranger, appears a liv ing, thriving place, with the prospect of being still more glorious. A3 a city, it is the pride of a noble State, a State doubly rich, having ou its surface broad and pro ductive fields, and below the green turf covering is mineral wealth untold and. ap parently, inexhaustible. The St. Louis man has in his composition strength, ambition and consequent thrift. He can tell you immediately how much su perior his city is to the city of Chicago. He has confidence in himself, belief in the fu tore greatness of the Western capital, and faith in Captain Eads. But St. Louis has busiuersas we!! ana great bridge and a littlo brag. The Board of Trade, not yet removed to the magnificent new building shows each morning an eager thron, buyeisaud sillers. On all sides are seen tho steam-breathing chimneys of factories moving workmen and city life. The peo ple want peace and hard money. To a stranger from a land of no cellars, the great railroad tunnel under the city, and the vaults of some of the great bre eries appear as wonders of underground architecture. Schneider has attached to hi4 brewery a cave extending 5000 feet un der ihe earth, and one who makes the tour of the entire cave—down damp b ladders, through low stone arches, from vault to valt, bearing his candie and think ing of home—must rml'y leave the world behind. In Schneider's cave John B. G< would ordinarily find about 15,000 barrels of beer, from one day tc six months old, and see the German beverages besides all stages of cold fermentation. The vaults arc kept at nearly a freezing degre mor and winter, aud.every where are seen blocks of ice, walla of stoae and tier* ot casks—the tomb and the beer. There are Joey Ladles who have worked in this strange place for filteen years, taking the pores and throat the liquor they brew, aud yet they keep warm at heart, and re member the music and sunlight over the Rhine. A number of New Orleans people are at the different hotels here. Auditor Clinton and family, Colonel George Johnson, Hart Harris,Jaud others, are at the Southern. The show people are just now having a air streak of gook luck. At the Olympic Thealre, Charles Pope is placing a round of Shakespearian char acters, acting well and getting good boasts as a reward. The amiable little I*at Short, from yoar Academy of Music, presides at the box office of this theatre. Ben DeBar, at the Opera House, is doing his Fall staffs and J licaicbcr, 1 1 houses whioh only have standing room for late comers. Ilaveily'a Minstrels are at the Temple and will soon visit the Crescent City. * Manager DeBar reports that his St. Charles Theatre in New Orleans will be opened by a comedy combination playing the "Two Orphans" on the eighteenth of the present mouth. His regular company, which w T ill put iu au appearance on the first of November, includes Messrs. If. W. Mitchell, stage manager, aud leading; J. V. Melton, juvenile, W. D. C^alda, heavy: W. M. Ward, old man; C. B. Hawkins (this season playing low comedy), Shirley Smith, A. T. Boyd, II. B. Bell, J. F. Stevens, R. 8. McBride, II. Griffin and F. O. Sivage, and Misses Lizzie Pearsin, leading; Marie Ber nard, juvenile; Emma Aladdorn, soubrette; Elizabeth Andrews, Jennie Cco'tc, Hattie Valle and Maggie Stroudback. CRESCENT. The Anniversary of Free Cuba. Sunday tbo tenth of October was tbe an niversary of tbe day on which seven years ago tbe fiig of independence was tiofurled by Casto M. DeCespedes upon tbe field of Yava. It was celebrated in New Orleans by a large assemblage of Cuban patriots at the Globe Hall. Tbe meeting was called to order by Dr. J. Zayas, the agent and representative of the Cuban government who, by virtue of this authority, presided over tbo assemblage. Mr. Meudozaetated the motive and object of tbe meeting. It was to commemorate the trials and triumphs of these patrio s who had resisted the despotism of Spain and vindicated their devotion to freedom, with courage, devotion, the losses of fortune aud of life. Their saoiifioes would be re warded. They approached tbe consumma tion ot their labors and the establishment of the principles for which they had con tended. Mr. Mendoza was r<-peatc-dly ap plauded for the fervor and eloquence ot hia appeal. Mr. Nicanor Trelles reminded the meet ing of the importance of giving not merely sympathy but material snuport to the gal lant soldiers now opening the eighth cam paign ot heroism and endurance for the object so dear to all who heard him—the indeptufence of Cuba. Mr. Trelles, who proposed the formation of a protective asso ciation, in whioh ail members of the Cubau free nationality would find union and fra ternity in promoting the common object. Ha moved that a committee of ten be ap pointed by the chair, charged with the duty of reporting a constitution and by law* for suoh society, and also with the farther duty of soliciting material aid lor th* army of Free Cuba. This resohxtioil was adopted and tbe president stated that he would subaeqoentiy announce the com mittee ia accordance with the reaolction. A meeting would be* called to receive the report of the committee. Dr. Juan Hava Campos Cavaliero then addressed the meeting iq praise of the Cuban army and the patriotic people who had endared^o much for the rights of civil ond religious freedom. He supported the resolution for a pariotio association and tor mutual aid, and was warmly applauded for his sentiments and the eloquent expres sion in whioh they were presented. The meeting was resolute and confident of success, and the be9t feeling prevailed among all present. On motion the ipeeting adjourned. State .New#. CATAHOULA. From the Aieurs of the seventh: The Baptise Association of the Ouachita district Convenes at Harrisonburg on the fiitsenth. The old courthouse question is being re vived. The proposal is made to change the bi e to Troy Point, opposite Trinity. The Swan aud Goose steamers are pad dling in the small streams. Trinity is lively with cotton. CADDO. The Shreveport Telegram reports 500 laborers at work grading the New Orleans railroad, between Mansfield aud Alexandria. WEST FELICIANA. From the Ledger: The parish treasury has resum'd currency pavmeDts. The gin house and ten bales of cotton be longing to S. \V. Edwards were accident ally burned. The Wtst Feliciana Railroad Company received a locomotive engine to ran oa the road between Woodville and Bayou Sara. It is named "M. Baldwin/' a twenty two t »n engine with twelve by twenty-four inch cylinders, was built ia Philadelphia, and cout, delivered at Bayou Sara, |J300. ASCENSION. From the Chief: In Donaldaonville, on the eighth instant, six men were using a capstan to draw a log from Bayou Lafourche up a steep bank, when the chain slipped throwing the men at ttie bar to the ground. All remained pros trate but a colored man named George Me Gruder who rose and was ftruck in the head by the revolving bar, whioh crashed his skull. Mr. Schonberg had his nose crushed, and one cheek bruised and cut; another received a slight contusion in the head, while a lourth had his hat lifted from his head. lion. P. Landry has donated a lot of land for school purposes. The public schools are about to be opened, but in limited number, owing to the scarcity of lunda. LAFOURCHE. From the Republican: Fresh oysters sell at seventy-five cinfs per 100. The bayou .is falling raoidly and will probably soon close to large boats. The lice erep is cut, stacked and ready for thrashing. Aveiage yield twelve to filteen bushels per acre. Weather unfa vorable to sugar. Pecan trees loaded. R A TIDES. From the Giselle: Two hundred cunviots arrived at Alexan dria on the filth to work on the railroad. Major James is advancing rapidly with the grading. ST. LANDRY. The Opelousas Journal statos that out of tho forty-nine signers published by the New Orleans Delta, appended to the call for a State convention, November 22, twenty ex pressly deny having signed it, and one characterized the use of his name as a forgery. They are gentlemen of the best standing, officers of the party organization, and of trust, and are not pleased with the unwarranted use of their names. ST. MARY. From the Register, Brashear: The new Toehe boat may be expected at our wharf within the next few days. We understand that she* has been christened the '•Reno Macready," after Mr. Morgan's efficient agent at this place. NATCH ITOCIIBS. The Republican reports the damage to the corn and ootton crops from the late storm as much more serious than was at first ap preheuded. Coru was blown down, and had to be gathered to prevent its rotting and being entirely lost. Tho Vindicator etili opposes the conven tion. A convict, on ti e railroad, attempted to escape, and was killed by the guard. Obsequies ot Bishop Martin. From the Natchitoches Republican, of the second instant, we gather the particulars ot the funeral ceremonies of the venerable bishop of that diocese, who died at 9 A. M. September 29. The body wa9 laid out in state at bis residence, clothed with para phernalia of his office, end was viewed bv crowds of meD, women and children. The coffin was of wood beautifully lined inside, the outside lined with silver hued tape, with silver crosses on each end and silver han dles. Stores wore closed iu obedience to the request of the mayor. Friday morning, long before the appointed hour, the Cathe oral was tilled and the streets were thronged with citizens. The procession started at nine o'olock. First came children in white, then Sisters ot Mercy, a douole line of ladies, citizens, priests, the ootfin on the shoulders of eight citizens, the city counoil and other citizens; it covered a space of three squares, and was composed of all classes. With solemn music, the toll ing of tbe bell aud the usual ceremonies, the remains were deposited in a briok vault in the northeast corner of the Cathedral, in iront of the altar of the Blessed Virgin. The ccoasion is described as the most largely attended ever witnessed in Xatchi tocnes. AU stores and offices were closed, and near the entire population in the streets. Personal. It is gratifying to be able to deny the rumor tfiat Mr. Robert Hebert is stricken with yellow fever. He was made ill by over exert on while in attendance at the death bed of bis fritnd, the lamented Alfred Cramer, but has so far recovered as to prove, by his presenoe on the street, that it was a p&ssiag and not serions indisposi tion. _ General Wheeler. A sad story of "a tall, haggard and ragged-looking individual." with "all the marks of dissipation about him—bloodshot eyes, inflated skin and braised face," and over sixty years of age, wbo "lonnd his way into the Cummin*-villa station honse," and represented himself as ex-Coatederate cavalry General Wheeler, is reflated by the Cmeintiati Enquirer. As General Wheeler is under size, not tall, about rhirty-six, and not sixty years of age, a teetotaler, and, therefore, without "marks of dissipation," •Bd at present in Alabama, where h* re sides, attending tfl hi* business, hi* old H iy friends are not llketv to be startle! the sad fate of the "Sail, haggard tad ged-looking" frond who amapd tho sympathies or the Enquirer's reporter.— Memphis Avalanche. 1 BY TELEGRAPH. CRIME OX THE BORDER MURDER OJV THE LEON ARREST OF GENERAL HATCH IX THE HANDS OF THE SHEBIFF (.Special to the New Orleans Republican.] San Antonio, Texas, October 11, 1875. News has been received that Frank Portin shot and killed a man by the name of Price W T hite. The latter was herding the cattle of Mr. Woodward, on the Leon, a hundred miles west of here. No cause known. General Edward Hutch has been arrested by the sheriff of Kinney county. _____BEXAR. WASHINGTON. Huprene Court-Admitted to Practice. Washington, October 11— Admitted to practice in the Supreme Court—Henry J. Leovy and Arimrid Pitot, of New Orleans. The Supreme Court will commence to call the docket to-morrow. There are 663 cases 1 on the docket. Assistant Secretary Cowan Ruled Out. Under the twenty-sixth rule the Attorney General decides that Cowan oan not legally exercise the functions of Secretary of the Interior alter to-day. No Secretary of the Interior Yet. The announcement of the name of the party who has been appointed Secretary of the Interior will not fce made to-night, and the indications are that it will not be unt.l Wednesday. Alabama Claims Award. The Alabama claims commission make the following award to citizens of New Or leans: Schneider, Zuberbier et al . for mer chandise on Electric Spark, $4373. NEW YORK. Sinking «f a Coal Barer. New York, October 11. —An uukoown sohooner ran into and sunk the coal barge N. E. Le«, off the Battery, Saturday night, and Captain Cooper, wife aud child, who were asleep in the cabin, went down with the bargs and were drowned. The Noe murderers. Three additional arrests hare been made in the case of the murder of James H, Noe—a man who was with Dolan, the alleged murderer, on the day the tragedy, a woman with whom be had been the night before, and a who had beeu in his company after the murder. The woman confessed. Fastest Time Across the Atlantic. The Inmann line steamer City of Berlin arrived from (Queenstown in seven days fifteen hours ana forty-eight minutes. This ie the fastest time from port to port on re cord. The Transfer of a Railroad Contested. The legality of the transfer ia December last of the Little Rock and Fort Smith rail road, and lands, is about to be contested by the old bond holders. Sub-Treasury Balances. Gold $38,492,605; currency $54,574,877. The sub-treaaurer paid out $20,000 on count of interest and $24,000 tor bonds. Customs receipts to-day $508,000 POLITICAL, Adjournment of the -North Carolina t stitutional Convention. Raleigh* N. C , Oct iber 11.—Tho cocsti tutional convention adjourned sine die after a session of thirty-one working days, the last tew days of the session many portant ordinances were passed, amounting t ) a general emancipation of the Legisla ture from the restrictions under which it has lahored since 1868, aud giving it larger powers. The public debt question was not interfered with. Several ineffectual at tempt) were made to repudiate special tax bonds. Kelley on the Currency. New York, October.il.—Hon. W. D. Kel ley, of Pennsylvania, delivered his lecture on the currency question at the C<>oper In stitute this evening, under the auspices of the New York Board of Trade. About 100J people were present. Ex-Mayor Opdyke presided. Pools on the Election—^The Prospect Decidedly flazy New York, October 11.— The following pools were sold to night on the result oi the Ohio election: Haves, $100: Allen, $40. Hayes, with a majority of 10,000, $60; Alien, $50. Philadelphia. October 11.— Pools were sold in this city to night on the Ohio elec tion at rates ranging from $100 to $80, and $100 to $62 50 on Hayes. Oa 5000 maj iriiy for Hayes even bets were made. FOREIGN. Darning of a Berlin Hotel. Berlin, October 11.—Tbe Kaiserhof Ho te*. in this city, has been totally destroyed by tire. It was the finest structure of the kind in Germany. The loss is estimated at $ 1 , 000 , 000 . An American Bark Declared L'nseaworthy. Gibraltar, October 11.— The American bark Josephine is here, damaged. The crew refuse to proceed on account of the unseat or thines9 of the vessel. The Margary Cose. Shanghai, October 10.—An ediot has ap peared m the gazette at Pekin enjoining proper treatment of foreigners. Tne im portant points that the English minister demands, however, including the punish ment of the Margary murderers, are still in abeyance. Tbe prospects are now not so favorable for ultimate settlement. Cardinal tlcCInskey's Movements — A Forty Tknnonnd Dollar Altar. Rome, October 11.—Cardinal McCloskey will leave this city to-morrow. He first B >c 8 to Paris, afterward visits Cardinal aiming at London and Cardinal Cullen in Ireland. He has ordered here a splendid marble altar for tbe Roman Cathotie Cathedral of New York, costing $40,000. Rome at the Centennial, Icaly will appoint a committee of Italians residing in America to act at the centennial. The Pope will send two mosaics represent ing the Madonna and St. Agnes. fitrsndiii nf an English Steamer. London, October 11.— The English steam er Biscay, belonging to the port of New castle, stranded off Jutland while on a ravage from Cronstadt to Bremerhaven. Eleven persons were drowned. The Biscay was an iron steamer, built in 1873, ana owned in Lmdon. An Agreement. The Daily Telegraph has a special tele gram stating that Scrvia and Turkey have mgtaally agreed to withdraw their troop* from the frontier. Denar rare af the Prince ef Wales. His royal highness thePrinosof Wales departs from London on hia visit to India at eight o*olock this efenifig^ He will ~be accompanied a* for os Calais bf tho Prin oesa Alexandria. Foiled* John Sergio, a Calcutta t ohm Sevgts, a Calcutta merchant, 8 > 1 SabnOa In l ilmimai Tha Car list General, SsbaUv, goes to Switzerland. Spain intends to demand hia surrender as a robber. Cardinal Antnaalll and the Cnacnrdau The Spanish minister to the Vatican Ka * presented a note to Cardinal Antonalli rela tive to the oonoordat. The Produce Marker. The Mark Lane Express, in its weeklj re • w P TO duce market, has the foUow mg: The weather has been much broken, there having been hail in some places, bat the interruption to field labor has only been partial; the dampness interfered with tho threshing, and the condition of samples ia generally bad. The upward teudenoy ia prices is continued, though business is ro strioted. The averages, as compared with 18/4, are two pence lower, while in Franoo they are slightly dearer. There doing at Odessa, * turned. Ddurzic essa, but the rates are main rather dearer. The re Ddurzic rather dearer. The re > - - -- ——- **uui lum. itio unprece dented; the quality is low, however, but tbo shipments pay. It places a vast acreage at the service of EngUnd. marine. Bermuda, October 6.— The Frolic, from Norfolk, hound to Soath America, is here, bhe wants coal. Fire in Santander. Santander, October 11.—A great fire is raging m a timber yard near the railway depot. The Venezuela Trouble. The Hague, October 11.—The Minister of Foreign Affairs stated iu the Chamber of Deputies to-day that the situation with re gard to \ enezuela was not such as to cause disquietude, but serious enough to counsel prudence. The Turkish Debt. • Rar^, October 11.—ft is reported that the British and French governments are in. communication relative to tbe steps to be ukrn in view of tbe recent edict regarding Turkish debts. * MISCELLANEOUS. Lawlessness In Ihe Coal . 11 !set. Potts ville, IV, October 10 —There m considerable shooting and breaches ot the peace at Shenandoah last night, and at one time there were tears ot riotous disturb ances. Two m-n were shot, one slightly and the other severely wounded and hia throat out. I a attemnting to make arrest*, the Chief Kurgeae. constable, and poliee ("ffCct ehot a t. though without One dispatch states that oven 100 shot* were tired at the officers of the law on the priocipal etreet where the mob supposed the officers were. To-day tbere was much excitement, and citizens generally antici> pated another outbreak to-nigh', and the deputy sheriff was compelled to issae a proclamation this evening at Mahoney City, lhere were a number ot incendiary fires, two dwelling bouses and ihrte f-tat las being burned to rlie ground. Three men were ar rested lor inching not. A later dispatch stater: "Daring to-day Sunday, October 10, additional arrests were made for inciting riot and incendiarism. Jhe farming distriots east of Pottavill* have lor several months. Leen iniested by bands of thieves, robbing farm houses, barus anil stores. At Orwigsburg lasL uigot two men were halted by an officer. 1 uey started to ran and were fired upon by the policeman, who wond-»d oue in the neck He was captured iu a sheai, concealed. His confederate escaped." AU is quiet »t Shenandoah, though the town is under heavy guard by a sheriff's posse aud special polioe. It is thought the maturbauces reported grew out of the very jealous and bad feeling enisling among the miners there of different nationalities, and may result iu more disturbances and vio lence, but the authorities are confident they can preserve the peace with the assistance ot the posse and P lice. The feeling is hitter between tbe English, welch and rush miners, and is of long standing. The excitement continues, and the citizens generally obey the deputy eher Iff-S proclamation The streets have been deserted aince nine oolock. There ia no doubt but what the proclamation has bed the desired eftV-ct of clearing the streets after which quiet and order will be reet jred' for the night. Later-All Quiet. Pottsville, October II.—There wo* no disturbance at Shenandoah, as appre hended. The man Johns, wounded Satur day night, is alive. At Shenandoah, up to noon to-day, all was reported quiet, but affairs were in aa unsettled condition, business bein'* at a standstill and precautions being taken in every direction to prevent another out break. Fire in a Navada Mine. San Francisco, October 11.—The hoisting works of t tie Ltah mine, Virginia City burned Loss $250,000. The shaft was 2000 feet. The engineer hoisted thefciiners until he badly burned. Four men who were below when the engine abandoned escaped through the old shaft. incendiary Fire in Boatsn. Boston, October 11.—Four houses of the Boston Ice Company burned with 600 tons ol ice. The tire was the.work of an incen diary. The Fatal Prize Fight. Michael Carney, principal, and the sec onus m the fatal prize fight, gave themselves up to the police last night, and were looked up tor examination to-morrow A dezi trial. participants arc also held for Arrest of tbe Arkansas Murderer. Memphis, October II.—Alex. L. Tatum was arrested here this morning for the mur der ot John Aiken, a planter, near Cotton Plant, Arkansas, Saturday morning, on a dispatch irom that place. Tatum admits the killing of Aiken, but claims justifica tion. He agrees to return without a reaaisi »*ou. ^ Boiler Explosion. Bridgeport, Conn., Ootober J l_The boiler of John G. Meeker s hat shop ex ploded to day, killing the engineer. The Lmi Island AbdncUss. Huntington. October 11.—The oase of the people against George B. Banks and Royal Sammis, indicted by the grand jnry SLrtS » Q d assault and battery. wiU hi tried this week at Riverhead. This is a---- gro wing out of the disap pearanoe of young Kelsey, whioh led to the belief that he hod been murdered by the lynehere. SeiT.ua 111 mb. el Alexander H. StepbeM. Augusta, Ootober 11—Alexander H Stephens tM ukrn ill oa Saturday. Hia Buttering is reprraeoted aa exonuilatfaf pad hia condition critical. He ia affected with atone in the bladder. A Chare. QBarrel Settled la Caarl. Philadelphia, October 11.—The lose contested church case, growing out of tha a us pension in 186* of George 6. Stuart, of this city, by the------ - - formed Pn hymn, tn8 ___ _ was anally settled w'day b^Tho 'Supreme* Court of Pennsylvania, at Pittsburg, ia favor of the Stuart party. The parti oulor oase whioh has been decided was the suit against the Fifth Reformed Presbyterian Church of this city. Rev. Dr. McAuley. to AlAfff. t Haiti fnAtn hWai. alaw—L v " m waorge a. H to art of y. by the general synod of tho Ho Presbyterian Cbnrob, lor singing and communing with other chureW . eject them from theirnhn this decision they _________ The opinion of the court was read by Judge Gordon, and is one of the moet important church decision, ever given in this country. The principles involved in this case will d.- . tormina the suit pending against tha Kir~x Beformed Presbyterian*Ch*£!?h h7v u 7 Wylie., and the Second, K«v. Dr. Stwritm, in jfavor of these ohurohe* g#»d against the T^kandrudanaMylaDoM*. i •*» of c le rg y m an and layman, bold tpja afternoon, a telegram was raoeivad I wiU smnmanua work in yaar city on Oaf fish. a. mttabJ Owing to «bp^ b£ to n **tbltkel