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"VOL. fo.-Ko 123.
Appearance of the Members-Mr. Law
Singe a Hong-Dola.; at the
Business Metln-A Craay Man Make
Speech Appeal to the Men and
Weaita of New York.
Jcm the Hew York Tiroes.
Albahy, November 21. The sessions of this
fcodj bave been very quietly conducted.
Mrs. SUnton wears well. She is a plcaant-look
ug cmio, motherly in exprmmon, and with, nnr
leti b theetde 01 her face. Her countenance loo en
iresh one wholesome, llev. Miss Olynwia Brown
wen attired in a i luck ah dress, and doffed her hat
while in the imoiinir. Her hair is done D in tbe
tle Of two year ago, aad she altogether does not
took very formidable. She has acoepted the pastor
ship of a church in Newbnrg, in this Stat, and
will tbortly enter npou tbe de-charge of her duties.
Rhe has a girlish look abont her. No colored women
took any pait in the meeting.
Mrs. btone announced that Mr. lAwrence would
sinr a long winch be bad prepared for the occasion,
- entitled 1 he World Will Be the Hotter for It " Ihe
en ft was received with applause, and had some hits
ou lashion. It has a very p easant melody.
Mr, Beach, a craty man, was then introduced to
the audience by the Preslacnt as a friend who had
rone a long-Uisianco tospak 10 thorn. Mr. ftjach
todaigod in a harangue, in which the French Kcvo-
3 rauon, iinenr, ino uhis ol iuau, theology, and hair
V a theusand other things were mixed up. Toe red
bu, vtB uruurui iu , wuu iiin papuunvs iim
their happy hunting-Holds, tie spoke aoout the
pleasure ol once meeting a ship in the open sea, with
an lianas dead, and with no rudder.
The gentleman was untimely choked off by Miss
Amut By , who eaid that tho object of the meeting
this morning was work s she therefore deemed bun
oat of order. I he first element of success was the
formation ot clubs anu the diptiioution ol tracts, tbe
visas of lecturers, and the drawing of the attention
oi tho people to tbo question. A series of meetings
won a also be held. The first wou d bo organized in
hew York city ou the 20th of December, and from
that time would be held a I over the titato The pub.
lie needed to be arouted, and would bo. In itoches
tcr the men and women teachers in the schools had
asade application to have Ueir salaries raised, 'ihe
fioara ol Education accedoo to tbe demand, and
stave the men tilOO more, but the women could not
have the increase Why was this f It was because
tbe lutentecn men had votes and the ouo hundred
and rich teen women had not. Ihe men could make
and unmake lioards of Education, but the poor
v-oiiuu could not. In Auburn, something ot the
same kind had happened. The women istmed au
Ironical card of thaucs, uut were obiged to with
draw it. She thanked Heaven that there were one
or two, however, who hud not. They wore noble
women. It is ti.e same as at tho South, botore
the war, when a Northern l"mocrat went down
there and nsked the sluve if they warned their
needom f hey replied no, for they would lose favor
with their owners. Northern womt n were in the
ame condition, and did nut dare to speak their
opinions trcoly. lake the eight-hour movomoiit.
Whore in the Northern country was there a uoliti
ciaa vt ho cared anything for a mture who had
arrayed fainixolf against tho idea? The reason was,
that the meulhad votes, but the women bad none.
Curve, then, the ballot, and they would be'ablo to
aroiect themselves. Women aro taxed, and this
was another reason uha they should vote. One
woman in this city, who makes shirts, paid $200
taxes. Do vou think she docs not want to vote?
She instanced some remarks of Anna Dickinson lut
Mis. Kinebury, of Philadelphia, rthon took the
floor It was did that our forefathers, when they
declared that all wero created equal, had made a
nus'ake. Women c aimed an intrinsic right to the
ballot, and wou d continue to claim. Those who
advocated th.ur views were in the professor's chair,
piloted ships, ;ommannod armies, and wrote books.
Women were placed below the men who scarcoly un
derstood our lati"iiafo, and would soil tboir vote lor
a glass of whisky. Negroes who do not o .vn $250
were bot er oft' than women, for they were not sub
j'Ct to uuect taxation, while women were liable to
have their property taken to found and carry on
schools and colleges, where she could not send her
daughter and sister. Boys could go to schools of
. lence and art. whllo girls were Bent home to crochet
a littlo. Politicians suv It is no use to uv to pro
pitiate the women, for they would bave no votes, t!
women could vote it would introduce a new element
' into natiouul life, and an inspiriting one. AU the
Frcedmen's Bureau B lis that do not contain lmpar
t al sutliaee are a cheat to that class who have
helved us through the dreary wastes ot the South.
It you persist iu the sin of not giving equal rights,
the (south says: '-Take ihe btum out of your own
eves, and iree your own niggers." If JSortuoru
women were freed it would be the first great step,
borne say that women shouid learn of their hus
bands. How if they have none?
Charles L. Heinond said that MUs Anthony had
omitted tbe most important portion of her duties,
hhe did not of urn do such things The omission was
ot money, and be felt sure that all here present
would be pleased to contribute. Conquer your pre
oices. it possible, and give liberally.
Miss Anthony announced that the Commlttoe
would now pass around the house, and take contri
' buttons at present, as well as pledges for the future.
They had received 100 by letters already. Some
had given us sums of money hvt spring, and had
now increased it. Anna Dickinson had given 10').
Miss Anthony, having secured one ot the re
porter's hats, then went around the hall, asslstod by
some other ladies, while Mr. Pillsbury rend the ad
dres ot tho women to the people of the Mate, and it
was then adopted. It is as lolows :
Your State is to bold a Convention in the oomiug
year to revue its Constitution, and the Aintricau
.Equal li ghts Association proposes a series ot meet
ings, and other operations to induce such changes
in toe conditions ot suffrage as will remove all dis
tinctions on account of color or sex, aud it is confi
dently hoped and believed that every triend ot im
partial justice and liberty will give a cheerful and
hearty co-operation in the work. The eightoentb
century gave tbe world toe Declaration ol Indepen
dence, tho war of tbe revolmion, and the Constitu
tion of the United States, but only in the Hgbt of
the nineteenth century are these sublime phenomena
to be interpreted lor us.
From thetiovernaient, the civilization, and religion
of Great Britain we derived our chattel slave synteui.
But it survived the pen of Jtflorsoo, tho sword of
Washington, and the wisdom, humanity, and states,
manshlp oi the founders and trainers of the Uovorn
ment, and until far louder thunders than Bunker
Mill and Saratoga dashed it to tbe ground, aud
a most whenied the Government itself with it in a
common tutu. And tbe terrible lessons of this last
war lor freedom will ail be in vain, sho ild ve aow
attempt to .rolay our foundations iu injustice and
Out ot the Jaws ot rebellion and treason was the
national salvation snatched by tbe hand of negro
valor And thus, surely, has that race earned the
right to full citizenship and equality in tbe State.
Even Jellorsou declared, more than halt a century
ago, that ''whoever fights aud pays taxes has the
right ot suffrage," against the world.
But tbe right of humanity, oi manhood. Is older,
is higher, and ot diviner appointment than any
other. If the right to liberty aud pursuit ot happi
ness be the gilt and endowment ot tbe Creator, then
Hurelv is the rigi't to the ballot the ouly possible
achievement and conceivable assuranoe and guar
antee in republican governments. And on this
ground the claim of woman is no less than that of
man i but base aud degrading as has been the posi
tion ot tbe negro in the Government of the State of
Dew York, that ot woman it tor below even nu. ai
no price within human power to pay can she arrive
at equality of action iu niaktug or cxeouting the
Government she is compet ed to support and obey.
In the making or executing no law, however
deeply her own interests or hapumess maybe in
volved, can she bear a part. She is found guilty
ol of a erlme, not of a eolor, but of a sex and all
her appeals to courts or oommuuities, or equality
and justice, are in vain, oveuhn this demooratlo and
Christian republic She is a native, trev-born citi
zen, a property-bolder, a taxpayer, loyal aud patri
otic. She supports uersuil, aud in proportiouable
part, tbe schools, colleges, universities, churches,
boor-bouses. Jails, prisons, the armv, the navy, the
whole machinery ot Uoveinmont, and yet she has no
vote at tbe polls, no voice in the National Councils.
06 OAS gUlUrU (rcl wuiuwvui. v. uUuiiirUT
and charity, has ioundod aud sustained churcbe.
established nmslons, edited jouruala, written and
Dtiblished Invaluable treatises on economy aad
history, social nd moral, and on philosophy in ail
iu departments, filled honorably proieisor'i chain,
(overned nations led armies, commanded ships dts-J-overed
and:descnbed new planetB, and particularly
ixDlored thewho.e realm of scientifio researcbee,
and Siv because, in lile's allotment she Is female.
!nt male-woman, not man, the cuise of Intononty
mSwm to ber through all her generations.
IMmi's dire anathema was to be removed In the
en . -..H A Hum and in the ne dis-
itMMtob.e,lthef male nor female.
Sewn nttawry from aU Uie nations, contusing
tli rough alrrost twenty centuries, is repna'el by
common consent among all civilised Governments.
Nor does the eurse ol eternal attainder longer blast
the Kihlopean race to degradation aud siavory
tbiough lanaan's sin, but where shall woman look
tor ultimate redemption in this oonspiouous hour
when new dawnings of liberty, nev sunrise 4 of en
franchisement, are illumining the word.
A man onoo sadt "Where liberty is, there is my
country." Bu.ou what coninent or is and, or in
what vast wi dumess, shall woman find a nation
ality, where she snail be taxed to support no gov
ernment she did not aid in maa ng. obey no law she
eid Let heip to tnact, nor suder auy penalty until
adiudged guilty by ajary, in part at iest, her
piers r Truo, her privileges m this State bave beon
alter long a ruffle and conflict, enlarged aud In
creased. Like the Southern lreedmen, she too has
had her Civil KightK Biit hut like all these, it is to
be compared to tbe Dred Soott docia on itself. The
power that gives can take away, but of that power
woman is no part. Mr. Sumner says the ballot Is
the one thing needful to the emancipated slave.
Wilhout ti he oooiare his liberty is an allusion, a
jack-o'-lantern, which '.ie will pursue in vain. With
out the ballot, he reiterates, the slave becomes only
sacrificed. And shall it not also be pre-emuionily
so with women, formed by A mighty power a little
lower than the angelsf Hor ruling lords ant
masters have, by legislative prescription, plunged
her, not a little, but immeasurably, beiow myriads
ol the human race, whose only claim is that by some
inscrutable reason they were so consiituted as to
stand men in the isbes of the census. In the
American Equal Hights Association it is determined
to piosecute an agitation which shall at least wae
the nation to a now consciousness of the injustice
sullen d by the prescription occasioned by rave and
complexion. To the indus.rial, the hard toiling,
the property-producing womon of New York ,tbe
appeal will ho especially mude to cotuo to tne rescue
ot their own long-lost rights. The angel ot a con
stitutional convention is soon to come down and
stir the water. Let all who need healing has. en to
the I aptism. Nor is it one of tao hoait cueering
s.gus of the times that multitudes ot the Intel igi ut
v. onion ot the country are last waking to a tu.l
consciousness ol the wrongs tbev sunVr. Evon the
war has taught Invaluable lessons on the dignity
and tbe worth of women in a thousand new rpheres.
Our Florence Nightingales have not beon ouo, but
many, yta thousands. Woman, as well as irecdmon,
saved the nation in lis hour of peril, aud invested
herself with new dignity, demanding now distinc
tion. Now, emphatically, is hor hour. But no com
parisons need be instituted, none scarcely nued be
urged, as to whose is ihe paramount claim. The
great clock ot hun anity bos struck tho hours, aud
itstomsaio ringing aoioss the continents, reverbe
rating as well among the A Ips as the Alieghanies,
and mingling sweet music in both ot the hemi
spheres. We in New Y or knave hoard, and gladly
obey the summons. Wo ure coming to the rescue of
justice and right, girded with tho lull panopiy ot a
oiviiio and holy ciubo, and Omuiputoncu is pledgod
in our hi hull,
W e propose to organize Kqual Klirlits Clubs or
committees in every city, tonu, or village, to hd d
nieeuugs for uiscuesions and lectures, iu circulate
tracts and petitions, and to raio funds to enable
the association to carry lor ara its operations lor
educating and elevating the popular sootirauut.
We shall endeavor to enilst th ) pulpit aad rho press
in oi r behttil. Truth, ju.tice, reason, humanity
must and will gloiioualy tr.uuiph. Already a host
is on our side, and our principles can never be do
leatcd. Tho ptospeoc before us is lull of encouragd
ment, and confidently wo submit our en erprise to
toe heart aud hand of a waiting and expectant peo
ple. Bccess.
Afternoon Session.
Mr. Lawrence favored the audienco with a song,
in which he declared that iu die good tiiuo coming
there would bo no evil I'oliuciaus, doctors,
lawyers, etc. would all he abolished.
Miss Bessie Bishee, of Boston, said that our nation
stands lace to lace with tbo most difTiou t question
we have ever boen called upon to decidu. A General
savs to a soldier, ii you want a iort, build a tort.'"
So 1 say to yout"Iiyou want a republio, makca
republic." Somt Ihitvo nj vioivs for womon, ex
cept cmbroidory and ottier like accoinplishmeuts,
and otlurs talk about the home duties of
women, and ihe nourishment aud care of
statesmen. What mother iramod tho charac
ter ot Anuroiv Johnson t Enough fuch sentiments
had been said. She could weep for tho weakness
ot her tex, whose to!o view was that ot a husband,
and whose acmo was wodded love I Sho hoped for
new and bolter things, and before long woman
would step forward and claim the rights of hor sex
liberty, to vihich we have to long been a stranger
a liberty which will meiit all the wrangling ele
ments of earth, and unite all the fond ligamomsof
love. This is the liberty we claim. Toe lady was
received with the appluuo which wo always accord
to a pretty wouiau. Miss His bee is but twenty
vents ot age, and is decidedly pretty.
Mis. btanton delended tbe song which we had just
heard. Some had thought it strange; sho did not.
When woman got the reward for their labor, mere
pleasure can be obtained, and all women would then
be comparatively rich. Iheu men would not be
afraid to marry, and no old maids or old bachelors
would exist.
Mr. barker FiUsbury said that we were talking
about a new revolution. It was necessary to under
stand what we were talking about. When our
Government was lor mod, the old systems and
forms ot tbe British Government wero retained.
This is true, and we do net wih to imitate all
their faults. Edmund Burke predicted the French
Kevolmion, and we are in the habit of predicting
a revolution. When we say we are the Suito we
speak truly, lor the Sta'e is made up of us. We
rest our clulms on a'l of humautv. We aro greater
than the Constitutions of the past, and we do not
propose to attire the new goddess in all the old gar
ments oi tbe past. We are to have new toruis ot
government. Our fathers formed the Government
lor whue men, not lor black men or for whito
women. It has required. a tour years' war to solve
the problem of a black man's liberty. It may be
true that the regeneration of woman needs a bap
tism ol blood, it was certain that if it were not
erauied it would some day como. The armies ol the
t'nion had marched into tbe lie d to uphold slavery.
General Butter had endeavored to return the
slaves of tbe South. It took three years lor the
black man to gain the right to liberty. When
he bad busily gained it we would not do him justice.
The .President showed what be was willing to do.
Slavery Ib now dead, aud dead torever slavery, in
its last dying agony, had stung the President and
killed him. Even now we are unwilling to do jus
tice to the black man, so we bave not approacbod
the questions ot woman. Out time is absorbed In tbe
question whether we can reconstruct the Union
without doing justice to the negro. He did not be
lieve that the present man who occupies tue 1'resi
dential chair would ever be a martyr.
Evening Session.
Rev. Olyrr.pla Brown aid that it we did our duty
next year would show women citizens of tbe United
States. Let the old women tell their experience,
and the middle-aiea aluo. AO are needed ihe
consummation should not be regarded as so mo thine
lar away, hut we should be as those wao when the
Lord comes should be iound watchine. It is not a
light work, hut we should be williug to jfive the
sacrifice. , . . ... ...
A Committee was appointed, concisbng of Susan
B. Antuonv, Frederick Douglass, and E izabe.h
cady Htanton, to present a remonstranoe to the
LeiPi-latuie protesting a minst the adoption of tbe
t;onsiitutioual .Amcnament by the State of New
York- .
The address to the people was again read and
adopted a second time with applause. Susan U.
Anthony illunrated the reasons, pecuniar and
otherwise, which should Induce woman to claim the
tial'Ot. It would enable her ao to innueuoe po in
cians as to obtain greater wages, and the mere laot
ol her having the power would accomplish this re
sult, bho inquired whether tbero was any woman
here so modest that if her livluir should
become greatly increased the would refuse to
cast a vote to gain this consumption. Woman
now baa but a mere subsistence, hhe ueeds more,
and the way to get it is to have the ballot. Mis
Brown rose to a correction bhe had not assorted
that publio men were drunkards, but simoly that
sue had been told so by those who ouaht to know.
ho much the more reason tor woman in politics.
1!. L. Ueniond aud Mrs btanton iollowed. Tbe
latter spoke againtt tbe property qualihoations and
other obstructions to sutlrage. Mm. Kllztbetli
' Joue, Parker Pillsburv, aud Mrs. Stone couoludod,
when the meeting aujouruou ue.
female Slaves in Turkey A slave case is
before the Council of War in Turkey. Kmln
lloubus Pacha, cx-flovernor of Trcbizond,
claims turn or 18,000p. for a Circassian girl
acid by Lira to one of its members, whoills
said, pleau the illegality of the transaction,
but retains the chattel. On the other hand, a
complaint hu been addressed to the Torte
against the Pacha himself by the wife ot an
invalid ft rik, to whom Emln Mouhiis some
months ago roost generously made a present of
another hour).
A Woman Stripped Naked and Brutally
Abased She Is Found the Next Morning
Dead In the Street.
From the Chicago font, November 19.
This morning, upon tbe Coroner's book was
entered the simple notification that a womiin
had been fonnd dead near Fox & Howard's
machine shop, Bridgeport. "Some miserable
victim of Intoxicating drinks" was the natural
comment on such an occurrence which at once
btiircested Itselt.
But In the circumstances nt'cnillnc the death
of this unhappy woman there is contained a
depth ot tragedy, a brief but terrible tale of
suffering and otitraire, which may be exported
to arrest the attention of the most hard-hearted
and callous.
First we see her enter a saloon at Bridgeport,
kept by one Mrs. Maboney. At the bar, among
others, is Mr. J. It. McNulty, who keeps a
grocery store at the corner of Iletiben street and
Archer road. His attention Is particularly
attracted to her, chiefly by his noticing thut she
is attired with more than ordinary neatness,
and that her appenrsnce denotes mat she does
not belong to the class of women wno are to be
seen visiting saloons. 'Mrs. Muuoney inquires
ot her what she wants. 8he answers in a vague,
bewildered manner that she does not know. She
is then told that she cannot De allowed to stay
rhere; that she must incontinently leave. She
b- gins to weep piteously, and is thereupon
(iicsiioned as to where she bas come from. In
the same htii-bcwildered manner she answers,
'From down town." "You ought to be ahnmed
ot ourtelt to be goinc about iu that condit on;
on, a woman,-' tu.vs the ibtlitrnuut Air-. Ji.i
iioiiey, ami she is again ordered to take her
M'H off.
Mr. JIcNulty followed her to the door, and
pitjiuely watched her as she wandered away
into the storm and darkness. Tbe rain was
tailing in torrents, and a chilling wind was
blowing over the bleak prairie. She disap
peared in a short time, and in a few minutes her
appearance at tbe saloon was wholly lorgotten.
At 10 o'clock she again emerges from the ob
scurity, aud we again see once more her pallid
lace, as she presents herself at the same saloon,
and ajks in piteously pleading tones to be
nilowed to reM. Mrs. Mahoney is moved to
compassion, and questions closely, ami not per
haps without otne womanly tenderness.
Niie explains that she has been . enaaccd
as a cook at Mrs. Iiiilgei', who keeps an
establishment rear the docks at UrMc
jiort. She bus cot tipsy, she said, and hd been
turned out of doors. She was wet and weary,
aud did not know whore to go, and aaln sn
implored the owners ot the saloon to give her
shelter for the night. Mrs. Mahouey was will
ing that her request should be granted. Her
husband also thought that if he had ha I any
outhouse or barn in'o which she could rreep,
he might extend his charity so far. As he hud
no such accommodation, the thing wa impossi
ble. Whatever came ol it. she musi tramp.
Certain "boys" who were in the saloon sup
ported the landlord, and tikine her by the
tlioulders, summarily turned her out of doors.
We see nothing lurther of ner lor a time. AH
the dwellers in that neighborhood were warm
in bed when some one knoeked at the door of
a Mrs. Brown, on the Archer road, and told her
to get up, that there was a man dying outside
her door. She started up with alacrity, but
not carinir to open her door until she should
ascertain more ot tbe man who spoke, she told
him if there was any one there, he staled, to
go to the lock house opposite and inform the
watchman. The man went away, and. looking
alter him. Mrs. Brown noticed that he did not
go as directed, but -walked ' briskly oil' in an
opposite direction. It appeared to her, as she
looked after lilm. that he even started to run.
There was something suspicious about th
whole atlair, und people do not like to oneu
their doors at night, even on such summons,
unless they have some assurance there is no
foul play meant.
Yet the woman could not rest. It might be
that there was some fellow-being dvim at the
door, and the thouaht of allowing htm lo do so
uncared for she could by no means brook. She
consulted with ber husband, and the two decided
to go out and make a search at any race, to 3ee
it there was auy tiuth in the man's statement.
Looking out cautiously, they were unable to see
any one at first, but extend I ntr their inspection
some distance Irom the door they at last became
aware that some one, or something, was leaning
upaeainstthe wall at the end of the hruse.
They questioned, but got no answer. Then, ap
proaching, they discovered to their horror that
the object was'a woman; that she was speech
less and helpless, and that she was completely
naked. Her lialr was hanging in wet and tangled
masses around her shoulders, and her face and
body weie covered with mire. Taey tried to
louse her to speak, but no word could be evoked
from her already cold and frozen lips.
Then they raised her from her recltnng position,
aud the sank down helpless at their ieet. she
was conveved into the house, where she almost
instantly expired. She had been allowed to
utter no word which could explain theconditioti
in which she was fonnd. If she could have
giveu a hint that might lead to the discovery of
the worse than demons into whose hatids sh
had ialleu, the power to do so was denied her.
In the morning Mr. McNulty, who had seen
her when she first visited the saloon, was in
formed that a woman had been found dead. Ho
hastened to the place where the body was lying,
ad removiug from the face tbe carpet with
which it was covered, recognized at ouce in the
careworn lineaments those of the unhappy wan
derer whom he had encountered the night before,
Lecture of the Hon. William I. Kelley,
at Boston.
Boston, November 22. Judge Kelley, ot
Philadelphia, delivered a lecture last night,
belore the Mercantile Library Association, on
"The Means of Promoting the Welfare of the
Laboring Classes and Developing the Power of
the Nation." He assumed that the question of
reconstruction was practically settled, or
would soon be out of the way, and that Ame
rica would enter; on her true destiny, which
was the elevation of man by relieving him from
the exclusive exertions of toil. This would be
accomplished by the development of our material
resources, and those great economies which
Tngland so well understands, but whit h are
inconsistent with the policy of lree trade, which
Mie imposes on her commercial dependencies.
Mr. Kelley then gave ao exposition of the
protective theory, supportine it substantially
by similar areuinente as those advanced by
Henry 0. Carey aud the veteran editor of t'.ie
New "York 2VifuM. He said, among other
1 bines, that it the industry of America was eu
'Mely protected from the underpaid labor of
Knefand, France, and Germany, we could pay
more per hour, aud require our laborers to
work fewer hours than any of those nations.
J lis arauments were, as he said, ultra protec
tionist; halting at no half-way theories, and
tillering no compromise whatever tothelree
trade doctrines. ..
A suggestion. M. E. Legouve Denuucque?,
editor of the Journal de Jtouen, who has juBt left
tbe House of Detention of Boune-Nouvelee, In
that city, where he had been imprisoned for a
month for an infraction of the laws on the press,
Iiuq undressed a letter to the Minister of the In
terior, pointing out that, although the are
from seven hundred to eight hundred persona
detained in that prison, there Is not a single
book within ita walls. The writer expresses
the opinion that this id ft want which ous,ht to
be supplied, and encloses to the Minister a sum
of 100 francs, with a request that the money
should be devoted to tbe foundation ol a library
i in the prison,
Hearrest of Frank Ilellen, and What
Came of It -William R. Bnbcock Alio
Arrested More Trace of the Stolen
Bond Investigation Before ' Justice
Dowllag Both the Accused Committed
to Prison.
The readers of the World will remember that,
on the 9th Instant, Captain Jourdan. of the
Sixth Precinct, and Detective Elder took into
custody Frank Ilellen, a broker, doing buslnoss
at No. 9 Wall street, lor having presented for
collection at the United States 8ub Treasnry
eight coupons detached from $5000 bonds,
w hich were a portion of the $1,700,000 In bonds
stolen from the sale ol Mr. RutusL. Lord, at No.
3H Exchange place, in March last.
Ilellen was brought up before Justice Powllng
at the Tombs Police Court, and a lengthy ex
amination ensued, which resulted in the dis-'
charge ot the accused, as no evidence of guilty
knowledge was produced, and as he stated the
coupons bad been purchased from a stranger in
the ordinary course of business.
After his discharge Captain Jourdan and
Detectives Elder and McCord received informa
tion which led tbent to at once rearrest Ilel
len, who was taken Into custody on fiinuay
evening. He then acknowledged that he ha t
obtained the coupon and some $4:1,000 of
bonds from William K. Bnbcock. Search was
made for Babcock, and he was arrested on Mon
dav night at No. 6t!0 Brondwav.
They were locked up at the'Sixth Pn-clnt Sta
tion House until yesterday afternoon, when both
Ilellen and Bnbcock were arraigned before Jus
tice Dowling, at the Tombs Police four, (ieue
ral Stewart L. Woodford, Lieutenant-Governor
elect, and Mr. Orlando L. Stewart, appeared for
Mr. Habcock.
Hellen was lcpresented by exJudire Stuart
and Mr. Algernon S. Sullivan. John E. Biirrill
appeared for Jay Cooke fc Co. The people were
represented by Assistant District Attorney Gun
ning S. Bedford.
The first witness called was Captain Jourdan,
who testified as follows:
Had a conversation with Ilellen on Sunday
(liter noon last, during which tno latter told liim
that he had obtained the $'.'i,(lll0 tn bonds
whirh he had sold to Jay Cooke & Co., from
VV. It. Babcock, and that the latter had told
him (Hellen) that he had $400,000 or $500,000
in bonds and railroad securities; that Hellen
moreover said he had besides received a $100!)
seven-thirty bond from Babcock, who told
inm in prison, to keep "a stiff upper lip" on ex
amination and ' all would be ritiht." Captain
Jourdan then related how he had arrested Bab
cock, anil that, the latter, on oeing arrested,
eaid he had bought the bond from a man who
hailed Irem a porting-nouse, No. 13!) r'ul
ton street. Babcock confessed that he
had purchased the bonds irom a Mr.
C. Collee, of No. SCO Broad svay, and
that he was almost positive Coffee had
bought them of a man who bad gone out
West. Mr. Rufiis L. Lord was then examined,
and related what he knew of the robbery. Ba'l
was relu.-ed the prisoners, and the examination
a adjourned to Friday altcrnoon next. Bab
cock is said to be known to tbe police as a
gambler, having once been arrested bv Captain
Jourdan on a charce of gambling. He hails
from Providence, h. I., and is alio tit 4 j years of
at;e. N. Y. Wotd.
Mirchula Cheat their Creditors out of
9175,000 Worth of Uoods-Escape of
' the Guilty Parties.
Boston, November 21. The name" of tho
parties in Federal street, a rumor of whose
tuilure 1 telearaphed lost night, have been pub
lished this atternoon, with the particulars ol
their extensive swindling operations. Tne iirm
in Barstow, Edson, & Co.
From what is now known of the transactions,
it appears that different parlies have been vie
timv.ed to such an extent fiat the grand total
will amouut to about $175,000. Some time aero,
Messrs. H. E. Barstow. Kdson & Co., came to
this city and made arrangements to go iuto
business. The members ot the tirm repaired to
the Mercantile Agency to fret their names made
good, aud succeeded in getting indorsed by the
They next obtained a considerable amount of
goods, consisting of furs, jewelry, leather, a
stock of boots and shoes, etc., without giving
uny security for them, Irom different merchants
iu this city, and also ot boot and shoe dealers in
Milicrd, Lynn, and other larae manufacturing
towns. They sureeeded so well that they got a
very large stock on hand, and it is supposed
that they then quietly shioped the goods to
New V ork city, and disposed of thorn thereat
auction, and then left with the proceeds of the
-ales in their pockets. It has been ascertaiueJ
that they have eone to Canada.
On Monday aiternoon last, some oi the parties
lliut had furnished the tirm with goods, having
-uspicions that all was not right, visited the
house ot Mr. Edson, at Brookline, in the even
ii'P, by agreement, and found that he had de
camped for parts unknown. Several of the per
rons victimized have visited the office of Chief
! ot Police Kurtz to inquire what steps they could
take in tne matter; but all bave refused to etve
the amount ot their losses, and their names are
kept secret.
We understand that one jewelry firm bus
titincd a loss ot about $2000, and that the value
of the smallest amount ot goods obtained by
l'arstow, Edson & Co., from any one tirm or
person, was valued at $500. There is no law
existing under the provisions of which these
parties can be arrested and secured iu Canada,
but strong efforts are being made ta ferret out
r vidence by which they can be arrested either
ly a criminal or civil process.
Their office In boston was at No. 25 Federal
street. Edson came to this city about six
months ago Irom Philadelphia. He then bad
an unenviable reputation. Mr. Barstow had
previoiuly been engaged in the hoop-skirt
Madness in this city, and had borne an excel
lent edveation before he formed a partnership
with Edson. Bastow being connected with tho
firm, and well-known in' the city, was what
1 nabled them to get indorsed by the Mercantile
Agency, and a'so to carry on the transactions
which they did subsequently.
Attempted Wife Murder.
Province. R. 1., November 21. At Valley
Falls, near this city last evening, Kufus W.
t owtten. a young married man who hud parte !
from his wile, called at her residence, and alter
nn effort to Induce her to enter a carriage,
i.ttempted to cut her throat with a razor. Shu
i-tnigg'ed desperately and successfully for her
lile, although terribly wounded lu the face,
arms, and breast, until her erandluther came
und drove off the murderous wretch with a
club. The surgeon who attended the woman
wa compelled to sew up sixteen gashes made
by the weapon.
A Triple Murder In Missouri.
Leavenworth, November 21 4 qua'rel has
long existed between a man named Elgin,
keeper of an Inn at Missouri City, and the TVus
Brothers, five tn number, residing near Platte
City. The Titus brothers were in Missouri City
on 'Sunday last, when a violent altercation took
place between them and Elgin, In which the
latter shot and killed two of tbe brothers, and
succeeded in making bis escape and In reaching
the house of his father-in-law, 8 few miles irom
Platte City. During the following night he was
traced to his hiding place and be house was
surrounded. Elgin attempted to evade his pur
suers, but they were too many- He was killed
by a ball lu the back while fleeing, about 200
yards from the house,
Washington, November 22.
A Motlce to OAIce-IInntera.
The following publication made, apparently
by authority, In the yalional Bepublican of this
"The President is necessarily engaged upon
Important public matters, preparatory to the
early assembling of Congress, and will have no
time until alter the meeting of that body to give
the slightest attention to applicants for office. All
mich are referred to heads of the different depart
ments. Office-seekers and their friends can save
themselves much time, labor, and expense by
aetlng upon the above hint, and will relievo the
President from the unpleasant necessity of de
clining to entertain and examine their applica
tions. It is a physical impossibility tor him to
prepare his Message and at the same time trans
act the detail business appropriately belonging
to his Cabinet Mml'ters."
Indian Annultei.
Th Indian Office publishes to-day proposals
for the supply of the Indian annuity goods for
the ensuiug year. The place of delivery has
been chungnd from New York to St. Louis.
From San Francisco.
San Francisco, November 21. The Territo
rial Legislature of Montana convened on the
5th ot November.
Wheat was sold to-day at $I"J5 per hundred.
The ship Derby, from New York, has arrived.
Tho mining shares have closed as follows:
Yellow Jacket, $910; Ophlr, 175; Imperial.
.125: Belcher, $125; Chollar Totosi, $189;
Savage, $1730. Legal tenders, 72.
Meeting ot Freed men's Union Commission.
Boston, November 22. A large meeting, for
the purpose of rai-lng funds to carry on tho
work of educating the freedmen, was held jby
the New England branch of the Freednien's
I'nion CommUsion, at Tremont, Temple lost
evening. Addresses were made by ex-Governor
Andrew, Rev. Henry Ward Bcecher, Oeorge
Thompson, of England, and Judge Russell.
Fire in Boston.
Boston, November 22. The buildings Nos.
:H and 516 .Washington street wero nearly
destroyed by lire about midnight. Tue princi
pal occupants were Moss Merriflcld, furniture
dealer, Henry Bowman, clothing dealer, and
I'. Krause, dealers in cigars and tobacco. The
total lo:8 is about .1000.
Arrival of tbe Hteamer "Scotland.'
New York, November 22. The steamer Scol
laml, from Liverpool, has, arrived. Her dates
have been anticipated.
Pocohheevsie. N. Y., November 22. Tbero
is snow tailing here this morning, being tho
tirst ol the season. Tho weather Is chilly.
Markets by Telegraph.
Miw York, November 22. Cotton nominal;
tales unimportant, lour dull and lower; (State.
8 26,'all65; Ohio, 10 76n)ll 75; Western, 3 2Voj
la 76; southern, 811-MXa;lS 50. Wheat Ouil and 80.
lower tor white. Corn 1(Sj2c. lower. Beef dull.
1 ork dull. Lard quiet. Whisky dull and nominal.
I uitcd State DUtrlct Court Judo Cad
walader. 1 he United btatos vs. W. L. Wollston.
lue defendant is charged wuh having passed couu
terieit United States fractional currency, with intent
to cheat and defraad the Government. The defen
dant is a country produce dealer, and in business
tiansactions patsed upon John Weaver $3 60 in
0 unterleit currency
Ihe defense allege that Mr. Wollston knew nothing
oi tho note's being counterfeit. He would Ue
taken it back if Mr. Weaver had requested Mm to
do so. But it seems that Weaver bad. previous to
this, received a $20 broken bank nuto from dot n
dant, and would not offer back the counterfeit cur
r ney un ess defendant would also take uack the $10
note.ll he defense prod ued witnesses as to obarao
trr. On trial.
District Court Judge Sharswood. D. M.
Sharp & Co. vs John Kerry. An action to recover
dauiujres on the salo of a pair of horses that the
p aimifls alletre defendant boughtof tbem.
Ihe defonso was that the hor.'es were merely
teken on trial, and after two days' service, buin
found to be loo light for tho work thev wero tn id
lir. were returned to DlaintitTs. Tne plaintiffs a ler
aids sold the horses at defendants' risk and -ued
to r cover the loss. Verd'ct lor plaintiffs 8550.
Mary Frank: Administratrix ot Lmrvcht Prank,
deceased, vs. Piederick Weisenborm, aud to asoss
swages as to William Burkhardt. An ac'ion to
r- cover $250 on a breach of contract. On trial.
Dlatrlct Court Jndire Mtroud. James Morton
yi. llanna M. Kelly, administratrix of Wil iam
Kelly, deceased. Au aotion to recover for services
rendered. Defense that plaint 'IT was the nepnew
of deceased, and livod with him without having:
made auy special agreement a to the payment of
wagts. Verdiot tor plaintiff $22085.
L. Stanhope Pinkcrton vs. Ihe Ulobe Oil Com
I any. An action to recover for services rendored.
On trial.
Court of Quarter Session Allison, P. J
In the case of the Commonwealth vs. Join Mason
and George 8. Koberts, charged with burglary, and
.lames Bovs as acce-ory beioro the tuct, elaborate
snd impressive arguments wero made by counsel on
loth sides. 1 be Court charged the jury ably and at
some length, and the oase was given over to the
jury. Jury out.
Vh Prussian Foot Trampling upon the
Three more curious press trials are reported
from Berlin. Tbe lirst was directed against the
writer of an article in the Exchanne Gazette,
v bo had presumed to criticize the military
, utilities ot General von Manteuflel. Tbe ac
cused was found guilty of having attacked the
lvputation of the General by insinuating that
he had not done his duty, and was condemned
tj four weeks' iniprisoumeut. In the second
case, the editor ot the Post, who had coin plained
in a leader of the "petty and vexatious'' mea
sures taken by tbe Government uealnst tbe
press, was condemued to pay a tiueof twenty-five
toalers for bavin "disturbed the public peace"
by so doing. The third case shows that the
judges of Berlin are as zealous in protecting
the State religion as the civil or ratl'tary olli
cials. A story e"titlod "Maria Dolores," which
casts ridicule on some of Ihe cereuuntes ot the
lOvangelical Church, haviug nppesred In the
bust Ca'ehdar of St. lionifaoe. for 1867. the pub-l-aher
was sentenced to bo imprisoned fur a fort
night. End ot a Great Farm. -The Duke of Hamilton
lias broken up bis model farm in Scotland, and
the stock is ad vertisod for sale at auction. The
Hamilton herd of Ayrshire cattle has long been
famous tor the purity of its blood and the ex
cellence of ita qualities, and the Duke'i Clvdes
dale cart-horses have defied competition
wherever they have been shown. The cata
logues enumerate one hundred and fifty head
of Ayrshire, forty Clydesdles, two hundred ami
twenty pigs, aud one hundred and eighty six
sheep. The break me up of this noble estab
luJtment bas caused a painful aensation In tbe
neighborhood of Hamilton.
Thursday, November 22, 18C6. I
The Stock Market was very dull this morning,
and prices were unsettled aha lower, owing to
the further decline in gold. In Government
bonds there was very littlo doing. 6-20s sold at
107$, a decline of i; 112 was bid for 6s of 1881:
and 1044(?105 for July and August 7 30.
City loans were unchanged. The new Usue
sold at 102J.
Ralroad shares continue the most active on
the list. Pennsylvania sold at biSfiML the
former rate a d.-clineof j on the closing price
last evening; Beading at 65551, a decline of
14; Catawissa preferred at 28J, a decline of I;
Camden and Aoibov at 1.10, a decline of 2; and
Philadelphia and Erie at 31i, a decline of i.
58 was bli for Minehill; (JOJ for Lehigh Valley;
28 j tor Klmira common: and 42 for preferred do.
In City Passenger Railroad shares there was
nothing doing. HO was bid tor Second and
Third; 18J lor Thlrteeuth and Fifteenth; 34 tor
Hprnce and Pine; 30 for Germantown; 72 for
West Philadelphia; 14 for Hestonvillo.
Bank shares were firmly held. Manufac
turers' sold at 324: and Farniers' and Mechanics'
at 134: 105 wa bid for Sixth National; 101 tor
Seventh National; 2:10 for North America; 32
for Mechanics'; 100 tor Kensington; aud 40 tor
Canal shares were very dull. Schnylklll Navi
gation preferred Bold at 3 a siiutbt decline;
85 was bid lor Morris Canal": 123 for preferred
do.; und 54 for Wyoming Valley Canal.
Ouotationsof Gold lo.l A. M.. 1384; 11 A. M..
138J: 12 M-, 138 j: 1 P.M.. 1383, a decline ot
14 on the closing price last evening.
The New York TrPmne this morning, says:
"Money has been in ac'ive demand at 7 per cent.
on call, and In some cases a little more has been
made by lenders indirectly. The demand for
currency continues, and actions the bnvers the .
Treasury Department is not the least. . The Na
tional banks have been closely drawn .upon, to 1
strengthen tbe Department at points whore
past-due temporary loans remain unpaid. Thin
resource Is not ennui to the demands upon the
T)eanry, and gold has been sold to a moderate
extent 'to buy currency' and pay the past-due
debt. It is evident that the Treasnry has
reached the point wbcre it cannot come to the
rescue of borrowers. It Is in a position to meet
all its obligations promptly and to steadily re
duce the volume of the National debt, but that
is all."
li ported by De Haven & 11, o , No. 40 S. Third street
TOOsh Kead..lts.b5. . 56'. 2(H) na Head. ...sCwn 65
1(0 sh do 2d 653 100 sh do 10 66?
l Osh do s6 66? 109 sn do b00 65
100 rh do blO 66i 800 sh do.... lots. 6d
$2000 l'a R 1st ru ts 102 i7 sh Far ft M Bk
5i00 Cam City tis.. 92
100 -h Ueaatng...... 664
UK) h do stO 66
200 sh do. Is s5wn 654
4"0sh do 65j
100 sh do b4 bbi
400 sn. do.. lots. b5 65
100 sn do c 654
100 sh do t6 65
H0 ah Seh N ot..... 85
100 n Cata w....s80 28.
20 sh Cam fc a 180
S44 uCitvo.n lots 102
$5000 do gas 9U
5000 BtiivittDel bas 85
5000 Susa Cn bds. (16 J
4000 U S 6-20s 66 JylOij
30t0 do rcg.l07j
10 sh M & M UK... 82i
10 su i'euu H tii'
82sh do ...lots. 644'
lCsh do 64 j
200 sh do s30 61
8 sh do f.4j
lsh do 64 !
100 sn Vh St, E....t80 31 V
oOsb Maple Sh 2J
Messrs. De Haveu & Brother,No 40 Sonth
Third street, report the following rates of ex-'
cbanee to-day atl P. M.: American gold, 1384
(9)139; Silver s and if, 134; Compound Intercut
Notes, June, 18C4, lf; do., 'July, 1804, HMo',
August, 1864, 13i; do., October, 18f4;'U3j; 'do.,
December, 1864, Hi; do., Ma v 1806, 104; do.,
August, 1865, 94; do., September, 18C5, 8J; do..
October, 1805, 84.
Messrs. William Painter & Co., bankers, No.
3fi South Third street, report the following rates
of exchange to-day at. 12 o'clock: U. 8. 6s, 1881,
coupon, 112((,112i; U. S. 5-20s, coupon, 1862, 1074
fT107; do.. 1804, 1051064; da, 1865, 106J
1064: do., new, 1805, 107j(5$108; U. 8. 10-40s,
coupon. 9!i100; U. S. 7-30s, 1st series, 1041
1064; do., 2d series. 104401043; 3d seriev 104J
GS104J; Compounds, December, 1804, 1212J.
Philadelphia Trade Report.
Thukbdat, November 22. Trade has again beon
distiessingly dull in all departments, and the steady
downward tendency in the oremium on gold has
exerted an unfavorable Influence on prloes generally.
There was no demand for shipment for Floor, and
only a tew hundred barrels were taken by the home
consumers, in lots, at prides ranging from C8 to S8-60
per barrel for superfine ; 910 50 for extras ;
$11 6012-75 for Northwestern ex m family ; 912-16
14-60 lor Pennsylvania and Western do. do., and at
higher rates for fancy brands, according to quali'y.
live Flour is doll, and cannot be quoted over 7 2bii
7 C0 per barrel. Nothitg doing iu Corn Meal.
There Is scarcely enough doing in Wneat to fix
prices. Small sales of Pennsylvania red at AS3 16,
and fiouibern do. at 8 20 0,8 26 Rye mar be
quoted at ftl-85 for Western and SI 40(0,1 46 for
Pennsylvania. Corn continues dull, with small sates
of old yellow at 1 26. aud new do at y6c.( ai. Oate
attract but little attention. 600 bush. Pennsylvania
so d at 60c.
Whixky is unchanged. Small sates of Pennsyl
vania l arrels were made at 92 11J 42, and Ohio at
2 48Ji2-44.
Medical Experiment.
Four ringleaders lu a mutiny at sea were exe
cuted at Brest, Frunce, last month, and their
bodies were given to the surgeons for dissection.
Some iutereating experiments made upon tbem.
are thus described:
"Next to tbe bodies, rolled up In napkins,
were four livid beads. The work of dissection
commenced instantly. The nerves .quivered,
aud the flesh was still warm. The continual '
conlractibility of the heart was proved, as well
as in the aorta, where bonsitiveness was ex
treme. The contractibility was manifested on
simply touching the part, and of course was
fttll more apparent when subject to electric
currents. The muscular contraction was bo
It tense that, even alter twenty minu'es, one of
the doctors, on applying an electric current,
made the four heads grimace in the most horri
ble manner Oillie'a lace especially assumed
the rncst frightful expression. A pencil was
placed between Gillie's teeth; it woe bitten
through, and smashed as though it was made
ot glass."
A Memorial to Dyrou.'
A preliminary meetlmx for promoting a con
templated memorial to Lord Byron was held a
few days ago in Nottingham, England. The
proposition mot in favor was the erection of a
bronze statue in Nottingham. Mr. Walker Bug-,
gef-ted Carlton street (Swinegreen), the scene of
tbe poet's couplet: . 1
"In Nottingham town, noar to Swine-green, ' '
Lives as curst an old woman as ever was seen"
as the moit appropriate place. Tbe top of
Market street was also mentioned a a proper
place for the statue. The following resolutions
were unanimously carried: 1. "Inst it is
heartily desirable than an effort should be made
for collection a national subscription with a
view of erecting a memorial to Lord Byron.".
2. "That It Is desirable to mrm a provincial
committee, and that Mr. Don and Mr. Chap
man be the honorary secretaries." It was then
arranged to write to Lord XjV tton, Lord Brough
ton, Sir John Bowrlmf, Lord Brougham, Mr.
Charles Dickens, and other noblemen and een-'
tlemcn, for support When replies have been
received, a public meeting will be convened, ,
Good DisHpHne In St. Petersburg tipsy' peo-'
pie are lodged for the night at the police ta-'
Hons, aud in the morning obliged to do pe nation;
as scavengers. '

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