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THE DAILY BrfrrviNG TELEGRAPH PHILiA DELPH1A, FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 183 CITY I HTBLL IOEIIC, TTH1T THE JURY THINK. The Recent Chnrch Case In the Conrt of Mai Prlna Eleven of the Jurors 8neak their Minds. 1 The follow ng is the statement of the eleven jrtrors in the recent chnrch case before Judge Williams, In which they give their reasons wtoy they were In favor of a verdict for the relators: The undersigned, jaroni la this case, met at the Supreme Court Room oa tne mh Instant, to ot tain orders for their warrant, and subscribed the subjoined statttoeht, in the h?? that the paper lo which the misrepresentation appeared, as well as other secular and religious papers of the coanty, Jl'i b willing; to publish the Bame la the interest of "truth. As there seems to be a misapprehension In regard to this case in the minds or the community, aud Especially amongst publisheis of newspapers, some of whom have said In their papers that there were eleven of the Jury for the defendants and only one for the relators (whilst the contrary is the fact), we consider It due to ourselves, as Jurors In this cane, and la the cause of truth, to say that we believe, from the evidence, that the relators were fairly elected in U6S. The defendants' own paper-book i shows that in every vote fairly taken they were la 1 the minority. That In one vote me relators had a majority of eeventy-five, and that on the night of the election they had an average majority of thirty- The evidence also shows that, notwithstanding the defendants kept back: the list of alleged Illegal voters to nearly the last, although it had been asked for at the beginning, yet the relators the next morning brought Into court thirty persons whose names had been nnlawially stricken oir, and the next day about ten more. This, In our estimation, was damaging to the defendants, especially as Mr. George H. Smart and Rev. Dr. Wylle had, a few davs before, testified to Its very great accuracy. The evidence further shows that the papers of the relators were before the supreme judicatory of thKtr Church, and that the appointment of a commission by the presbytery a few nays before the meeting ef eyBod, and after the doors of that presbytery and session had been closed against them, was, In our estimation, merely for delay, aud that the synod acted wisely In taking the whole case out of the hands of men who bad dealt so unfairly and arbi trarily. Their disorderly conduct and insubordination further appear by their suspension of relations to synod, and their defiant and disrespectful language towards that supreme Judicatory to which they had solemnly promised subjection in the Lord. In every aspect of the case, then, we hereby cer tify that eleven of the Jurors were In favor of a ver dict for the relators, viz., the congregation now wor shiping in Horticultural Hall. Sahcbl J. YonN, Foreman, Alfred Johnson, James Leigh, Ohari.es Mousely, William Stcll, his Leonard t Welsh, mark. H. B. Potter, Alfred J. W right, Henry J. Conawat, William C. Matchett, Joseph H. Field, Jurors. Philadelphia, prttl2, isTl. Row Feis. The Law Association, In prose cution of their endeavor to correct the evil of extortionate fees in the Row olflces, have, through their solicitor, addressed the following note to the Sheriff: April 12, 1671 William R. Leeds, Esb., Sheriff of the City and County of Philadelphia Dear Sir: The Bar Association of Philadelphia having elected me their counsel to act for them In matters con nected with the enforcement of the statutes relating to and regulating the different court ofllces In this city, it becomes my duty to call yonr attention tt certain laws which have fallen Into disuse, and to notify you that the penalties attached thereto, for the non-performance of the requirements of said laws, will be strictly enforced If such neglect con tinues. The act of Assembly of March 30, 1855, requires the Sheriff to place and keep up In some conspicuous place In his office a printed copy of the seventy-ninth section of the act of April 15, 1834; which section sets forth that the Sheriff and his deputies shall give receipts for fees paid him or them, upon de mand made, nnder a penalty of fifty dollars. If this be not done the act provides a forfeiture of 110 per day, one-half to the county and one-half to the In former, not exceeding live days negleot preceding the suit on action. The act of February 22, 1831, requires the Sheriff and other officers in "the Row" to make fair tables of his respective fees according to the act of March 28, 1814, and to publish and Keep up the same in some conspicuous place In his office for the Inspec tion of all persons who shall have business therein, within six months after the passage of said act. These laws have been so long neglected as almost to be forgotten. I trust that now your attention has been called to them there will be no necessity for any legal proceedings to enforce there. I remain yours, most respeotfully, John J. Ridoway, Jr. Important Announcement to ocb Capi talists. The especial attention of real estate purchasers is called to an Important sale by M. Thomas & Sons, on the 25th Inst., at noon, at the Philadelphia Exchange. The list of pro perties embraces thirty desirable lots, each of 25 feet front, on Broad street, just above Monu ment Cemetery. No more beautiful section is to be found in the city of Philadelphia, and their eligibility either for public Institutions or a first class hotel is unequalled. North Broad street should have such a hotel, and more urgent will be the demand when the station at the intersec tion of Broad street with the Junction Railroad Is completed. It will be convenient for visitors to the grand centennial exhibition, and will, when the contemplated improvements are made, be the nearest caravansary to the site of the ex position buildings. Thk New National Loan The following commupication has been received by Jay Cooke & Co., of this city: Treasury Deparjmknt, Washington, D. ft. April 13, 1871. Messrs. Jay Cooke & Co., Philadel phia, Pa, Gentlemen : The following nbscrtptions were received from national banks this day: Portsmouth, N. 11., Rational Mechanics' and Traders' $1150,010 Eellefontalne, Ohio, National Bank (addlt'l). 87,550 Boston, Mass., Everett National so.ooo Eastport, Me., Frontier " 88,300 Hopkinton, Mass., " t.BOO Holllsten, Mass., " (additional). mi.oou Altoona, Pa., First TO.ooo New York, Park. " 90i),ono Total subscriptions f58,8S8,800 Very respectfully, Johw P. Bigelqw, Chief of Loan Division. IIorsb Ran Away and the Deiveb In jured. Mr. Patrick Huzzy was driving through a street near his residence; Spring street, above Somerset, Port Richmond, yesterday, when his corse ran away and the driver was unable to check the progress of the frightened animal. The wagon came heavily in contact with the curbstone, and Mr. Huzzy was thrown out of the wagon to the ground, and in this situation the hoof of the horse struck and broke his leg. The animal was captured shortly afterward, and the injured man was carried to his residence. Sudden Death. Mrs. Livingston D. Shewell, an estimable lady residing at No. 1G23 Mount Vernon street, fell dead In her chamber at an early hour this morning. She had for many years teen suffering from heart disease, and about two years since was struck with paralysis, from which she bad partialir recovered. Her husband is absent in Europe on business. Mr. L. R. Shewell, at present attached to the com pany performing at Niblo's Garden, New York, Is a son of the deceased. Heard From E. A. Klssam, whose disap pearance from his residence and place of busi ness caused sa much anxiety to his friends, has been heard from. Detectives Carlin and Lukens received a despatch from him, dated Pittsburg, April 13, in which be stated his intention of at once starting for Philadelphia. Tall from a Bcaffold Charles Worker house, an employe of Lennig's chemical works at bridesburg, fell from a scaffold a distance of twelve feet yesterday, and broke his ankle and otherwise injured himself. He was removed to bis residence, at Church and Young streets. Selling Liquor to Minors Daniel McGrath and bis wife Johanna have each been held lu t700 bail, by Alderman Thomas, for selling liquors to minors. Daniel is the proprietor of a tavern on Rittenhonse street, Geriaantown. Petty Theft Mary Jones, for stealing a petticoat from a house at Front and Callowhlll streets, yesterday, has been sent by Alderman Tol&nd to Jloyainensing for thirty duys. CANALS. The Operation of the Pennsylvania Canal Companies staring the V ear 18TO. From the Auditor Ueneral's report for 1870 we take the following particulars of the operations of the various cans) companies during the year 1870: K M n r a: P& g; tr. p: : : Capital Stork a Au thorized by Law. 8: we a.. Total Amount now Paid in of Capital Stock. i sis a a lc "V--' 9 V tC 05 JO M ? - ec c o ggs:f lis Total Amount of Floating and Funded Debt. Cost of Canal and Fixture. wo c c.: o V,: Sfeggg O M C C3 Length ef Main Line of Canal (.Wi). i W C VI Value of Jiiil Ketate held by Company, Exclusive of CinaL g: 7 O Vo - I a. -i o o J3jO --Ijlfc ci til l "fO C C Qtom Ameunt ef Tonnage. Expense. k IOUIO) W 00 ra cx: a 4 4 9 w a CC rC CD to (U60k3C) CO 4 HKCCtO K O' 0 3 Q Receipts, MISERY. A Distressing Scene In Kensington. Last evening Fire Marshal Blackburn was called to investigate a case of alleered incen diarism in a court running from Kensington avenue, just above York street. He discovered that the charge was made against the occupant, a poor German shoemaker named L. Bean, upon the gossip of some old women of the neighbor hood. The landlord had Bean arrested and thrown into prison, where he lay for a week prior to yesterday, when, selling the last few articles of furniture, he managed, upon the pay ment of a sum of money, to get out. Upon the entrance of the Fire Marshal, a scene of the most abject misery and wretchedness was spread before him. The shoemaker and his wife had sold everything almost, in the 6hape of wearing apparel, bedding, and furniture, to procure the absolute necessaries of life. There was a vestige of nothing left, except a shawl, and one old tick in an upper story. The cupboards were bare not a crust was to be found upon a shelf. On the floor of the lower story was spread the shawl, and ou this lay two little boys shivering with the cold. Before the dying fire crouched a puny girl, and near her, upon the floor, and leaning against the wall, was the poor mother, a frail, consumptive woman, with a crippled and emaciated babe at her breast, trying In vain to satisfy its craving hunger. This child was shockingly deformed. The father had left that morning to find some work in the country, having looked in vain for it in this city. Since his departure the mother and children had eaten nothing, and when the Fire Marshal entered the latter were crying pitifully for food, and the woman told the Doctor, a hacking cough break ing into her sentence, that she had not a penuy in the world. Soma temporary relief was afforded. Here is an appeal to our benevolent readers. Can they not help this starving house hold ? A Bad Youn Maw A Biautifcl Record. Thomas Applegate is a name with which readers of newspapers should be familiar, for although the individual bearing this name is but twenty-one years of age, he is a perfect Me thuselah in crime. He is a burglar, a sneak-thief, a highway robber, and everything that is bad. Last October be was before Alderman Kerr for fraudulent voting, and about a year ago he was the ringleader of a gang of young roughs m the Firf-t ward. They committed as many clean burglaries as the le-t cracksmen in the country. This young thief has been but recently re leased from prison, and yesterday afternoon he was discovered' in the yard of a house on Moyamcnsing avenue, below Milllin street, try ing to steal a shovel. A man came up to prevent the theft, when Applegate suddenly sprang upon him, and with a pair of steel knuckles beat the man pretty severely. He then made his escape. Applegate was afterwards arrested, and Alderman Lutz held has him in $1500 bail. A Raid oh the Hack-drivers. Mr. Kings ley, of the Continental Hotel, has been much annoyed lor some time past by the riotous aud blackguard conduct of a number of hack-drivers who make their stand at that locality. These men are to be found there at all hours of the night, and their cursing and fighting and other deviltries are not the most pleasant things In the world to qniet lodgers. Last nteht the gang was out in full force, aud Lieutenants Flaherty and McGuffin, deeming the opportunity for a raid a favorable one, collected together a good force of policemen and suddenly descended upon the unwary hack-drivers. About a dozen of them were captured and locked up in the station house. This morning Aldermen Morrow and Jones held each of the offenders in ball. Sneak-titief and an Offending Policeman. A thief this morning entered through the front door, which was standing open, of the residence of Mrs. Burran, No 711 Walnut street, and walked coolly into the dlulng-room. where he was discovered and hustled out of the place. The fellow pretended to be drunk. A police oflJcer was standing by, and when called upon to arrest the thief, refused, and tbe ac cused was allowed to go about his business The lady of the fcotiee has missed several napkin-rings. The offending policeman hai been summoned to appear before Lieutenant Flaherty and Chief Mulholland to answer for his refusal to rerform dutj Suspicion of Larcent. Police Officer Gal len yesterday saw on Bultonwood street a man who bad in his possession a number of articles, including a photograph album, and from which he was engaged in taking out the pictures. The officer thought the proceeding a strange one, and stepping up to tbe fellow, demanded to know wLere he got the article. Aa evasive unrt un satisfactory answer was given, and OfficerGallen placed the man In custody. Tbe name the ac cused gives is that of William HarrU, aud he says that he hails from Camden, N. J. fie will be beard before Alderman Kerr this afternoon. House Robbed The house of Jacob Pagel, No. 2420 Callowhlll street, was entered about 10 o'clock lust night by thieves, who gained access through the trap-door on the roof. Mrs. ltaeel, on going up stairs, frightened the fellow oil, but on examination it was found that they had carried off a silk-velvet cloak, a dozen silver spoons, and a number of other articles of cloth ing. The upper part f tbe place has been thoroughly ransacked. Dr. Eliab Ward, the well-known President of the Board of Health, died this moralng. lit had beea ill for some time past. AFTER nER SHARE. The Kstate of the late John F. Cottrell A Widow Turns Vp to Claim Her Share of the $200,000 The Result. An Interesting case has been decided by the Register of Wills, bnt It will not end tbe contro vetsy In question. On the 3d of February last, John F. Cottrell, a commission merchant, died intestate, bis property, personal and real estate, beiug valued at about $200,000. Ou February 7, letters of administration were granted to Wash ington Riler, Jr., Joseph F. Cottrell, and Wil liam K. Hemphill. On tbe 21st of last March Mary A. Cottrell presented a petition reciting tbe before-mentioued facts, and further de claring that Mr. Cottrell, the intestate, was her husband, and that he died leaving no issue, "and her, Lis widow, surviving." In It she asked that a citation might issue requiring the persons to whom tbe letters had been issued to show cause why the same should not be revoked. This was done, and tbe case was referred to an examiner, Ht counsel belujr Charles E. Lex and George W. Thorn for the admlnlFtrators, and Henry M. Phillips and Henry E. Wallace for the petitioner. It appeared in the evidence that the petitioner did not live with her husband, and that not until his death did she make public the fact that snch a marital relation existed between ber and the deceased. One of the administrators, Washington Riter, Jr., declared In his testimony that he never saw the petitioner before the death of Mr. Cottrell, and the day after that event he met her, and she asked him whether the de ceased had left a will, and upon his replying in the negative, "she grieved," as he said, "aw bile, and then declared that Mr. Cottrell had promised to make a will and leave her $50 a month during her life;" and from her conversa tion the witness learned that Mr. Cottrell said, "But, Mary, you can't get at the principal!" Air. Ayres, the former partnerof Mr. (ioltre'l, testified that he knew tbe petitioner, and that one day, mentioning to her that Mr. Cotireli's housekeeper did not get on well, asked ber wbv she did not take charge of his household affairs; whereupon she answered that she could not go there, or would not, but that no person had so good a right there as she. She said, also, that she bad olten bad tbe chance of marrying him. but did not let on that she was married to him. Alderman Edward S. Fitch swore that he per formed the niarringe ceremony in a bouse on Swain street, between Green and Spring Gar den, and had known both of the parties before their marriage. The certificate was produced, av d he declared it genuine. Upon these facts, with some others of minor importance, the Re- f;ister issued this opinion, revoking the former etters: It is alleged that the letters of administration granted to the respondents were lmprovldently granted by the Register at the request of the peti tioner claiming to be wl'iowof the lutes. ate. To determine whether letters were lmprovldcntly Issued, it Is only necessary to conmdt r wnether, with a full knowledge of the relative positions of the pnrtlet, such as Is now diHclosed by the evidence, tbe same or a different dtapohltlon would have been made by the Register originally. Ir, at the time of the application oy the next of kin for the adrnlirs tratlon, the petitioner had appeared and proved the actual performance of the cere mony of marriage with the Intestate by the maplHtrato who performed It, anl further supported by the ttntlinony of a pet son who, though not actnallj present within slant of the panics, was vet within heiriug, and heard the ma gistrate repeat the ceremony, as auto the responses of the petitioner and the intestate, tun Register is very clear tbHt he womd not have granted tne ad ministration to any person without the consent of the widow, and he would have regarded petition er's claim PS a widow fully sustained. To ne sure, an attempt Is made to throw doubt upon the testimony of tbe pe ltloner, but the Register does not view It aa a successful one, and would not, If it were much stronger, undertake iu o proceeding of this kind to detenu me a question of veracit y, but would rather adopt su h a course as would give the pirties an opportunity to have the questiou determined by a jury, whose especial proviuce Is to decide what amount of credit Is to be given to Uie testimony of wiineBHeB. Whilst the Register regards It as his duty to grant the prayer of the petl-loner to revoke these letters (without Indicating what disposition may be made of nny future application for the administra tion), that tills Is an an eminently proper case fur the parties to formally agree upon a proper person to be appointed to administer the estate. And now, to wit, April 14, 1871, It is ordered and decreed by the Reglmer that the letters of adrnluis tlon by the Register upon the ext.ate of John F. Cottreil, issued on the 7th flay of February, H71, to Jo-eph F. Cottrell, Washington Riter, aud William K. Hemphill, be and the same nre hereby revoked. William M. Bunn, Register. Death of the President of the Board of Health. At 10 o'clock this morning Dr. Eliab Ward, President of the Board of Health, died at his recidence. The deceased was about 47 years of age. He was born near Bton, graduated with tbe highest honors from Harvard College, and came to this city twenty years ago, esta- blisl liig himself in tne lower section of Phila delphia, and soon had the largest practice of any pbybician in the city. For ten years he had been a member of tbe Board of Health, and tor the three past years Its President, lie was Inspec tor of Drugs in the Custom House under William B. Thomas, and Port Physician under Collector Pollock. He was delegate to both the Lincoln and Grant Presidential Conventions friu the Firot Congressional district, liis death was caused by pneumonia, having been 111 ten or twelve days, lie leaves a wife and one child. The funeral will take place from his late resi dence, at the northcact corner of Third and Christian streets, en Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock. To-morrow at 13 o'clock there will be a special meeting of tbe Board of Health to take appropriate action on tbe death of its esteemed presiding officer. Wife-bkateh. Officer Ilawley, of the KIi;h. eenth district, yesterday arrested one Henry Wright, who beat his wife at their house on Commerce street, Port Richmond. Alderman McDonald committed the excellent husband. &X!OAXi IiyTaiililQZirTOB. A Hearing In the Caee of the Juror Thomas M. Cullvn The Petition Withdrawn. At FtiueJuilye Hharmcuod. This morning at 10 o'cloek the case of Thomas M. Culleu, who was commi'ted to the county Prison in d tault of the pa.viueni. of a line imposed by Judge l.udiow for relustiig to serve upon a jury with u colored man in the Court of Common Plea, was heard upon a petltlou for a writ of habeas corp.ii be fore Ju:ge Miarswond, lathe Court of Nisi l'rlus. 1 he petition of Culleu was tiled last week. Cullan was lined only, though the Judge in such cmes ha powei to either flue or luiprlHou, or b ah. Iu cases a here a One only is imposed, and that flue Is not phld, the person fined is eeuuiiitted to prison iu de lault. Hut lu sued caes the ltiiprlu.ii mem ia then only for debt, which, in this CurBin"wealth,can only eiuitliiue for three months. This is the position of the Cu ten case, the defendant now being In prison, from which he necks to be released upou a writ of habeas corpus. The case was opf ned by David W. Sellers f ir the defendant, lie suid that he appeared in court t answer for Tht nms M, Culien, who was now com mitted to prison, as was supposed, upnu a challenge as juror from thu Court of Common Pleas, for a de livery from which imprisonment h sougnt to be r letised upou a writ oi habeas corpus. Hut the rord of I he court beiow had to ho sum up to this Court b Judye Luillow, lu whlun It is stated that the de fendant Is commuted for contempt of court aud not f' r challenge. No reasons are giveu for the com mitment. Iu such a case this Court has no juristic tlmi. As by this reooid the defendant is put Into a position hieh he never assumed, tha petltlou lor a arlt of habeas corpus Is withdrawn. X pm the withdrawal of the writ Mr. Culien, pre. fetrli,g not to "rot in prison." paid down his iioO fine, which was thereupon placed in the city trea sure, and the Juror was liberated from custody. Prison Canes. Court ef Quarter tfeerion Judge Paxenn, WllllHm I eliy pleaded guilty to tha charge of larceny. Joseph f mith and John Barr did the same. Hionrns fibber and Joseph Wald were found gulp j of attempting to p'ck a lady's pocket at ttio Chesuut htreet Theatre, having beeu caught by the uetictive In flit set. 'I he iojs Thomas Mcrullough, James Kee, and Charles h urphy were put on trial for the outran committed lu the loer part nf the city. The evi dence was that these ooya euterej a house in Caut ii) Mreet, aonve Ninth, through a wludo la tu seei rid stor. tteliig let la by Krsncls Keebey undor the pieHLce flint i hey wt r nelug pursued by pollce n n ; and alien tlev g' t Into the Ur.t fl .or they Sbbsulttd 'r. Feel-v and ou of them attempted to ourge her, whll the other beat aud held her husi si d One of them was arrested on tne sp t nd the othertao were caught shortly afterward. The case is yet on trial. THIRD EDITION MATTERS AT WASHINGTON Republican Reconciliation. Scene in the Senate. Sumner, Howe, and Schurz. All Dissensions Healed. Later from Europe, The Fighting Near Paris. Persecution of Russian Jews. FROM EUROPE. BY ASSOClATEn PRI88. Exclutivtlv to The Evening Telfgraph. The Ilellglons Klot In Russia. London, April 14. The Standard has a des patch from Vienn.i stating that a religious riot has occurred at Odessa. The Jews were despoiled and great devastation was committed. The authorities were powerless. The Firing Into Paris. London, April 14. A despatch from Paris of yesterday states that twelve shells were fired Into Paris, and caused great damage. Shells are continuing to fall, and it is reckoned that property to the value of two million francs was destroyed. The fighting is still going on, and a great attack is expected that must be final. The Versallllsts Not Defeated. A despatch from Versailles states that the stories of the Government troops being defeated at Asnieres and Clamart are untrue. The troops only retreated to draw the insurgents out. An American gentleman who has just got out from Paris states that it is certainly tree that Nine Thousand Insurgents are Killed, Wounded and Missing. The Government Is endeavoring to obtain the use of the Prussian guns against Paris. FROM WASJIIJVGTOjY. Proprietary Stamps. Special Despatch to The Evening Telegraph. Washington, April 14. Gen. Pleasanton has adopted the designs of Butler & Carpenter, of Philadelphia, for proprietary stamps nnder schedules B and C, and will at once order their manufacture. The stamps are distinctive in that they contain a fugitive bust in peculiar ink, so that the cancellation cannot be removed by any process. No particular method of cancella tion will be prescribed, but people may cancel with a pen or any contrivance that makes a durable mat k. Subscriptions to the Funding Loan have reached fifty-nine millions. Premises seized for Alleged Violations of Law will not be published hereafter till the courts decide. Tbe Commissioner of Internal Revenue has enjoined secrecy upon revenue officers in this particular, to avoid false impressions where parties are arrested without proper cause. Senator Howe Apologizes Everything Serene. In the Senate this morning quite an interest ing scene occurred. Mr. Howe withdrew the charges made in his San Domingo speech of Mr. Sumner's unfaithfulness to the Republican party. After that Senator's speech of yesterday Mr. Howe could not doubt his full sympathy with its principles. In accusing Mr.. Sumner, however, he had not done so in wilfulness. Mr. Sumner's reply was effective and full of feeling. He only done as be should always do, interpose objection to unconstitutional action. Sir. Schurz made a strong speech criticising the bill as amended by the Judiciary Commit tee, agreeing generally to the provisions, and sharply arraigning the Democracy for the Southern situation. He claimed the right of private judgment where he deemed the admin istration policy wrong. On enfranchisement in Missouri and the San Domingo policy he had differed, but was, nevertheless, a Republi can, and did not design leaving the party. There was not much comfort for the Democrats in this scene. lKiSYLTAMA LEGISLATURE. Senate. ITakrisiuro, April 14. Tne Senate met at 10 O'clock. Mr. I'urraan made a personal explanation In re ference to an ai tide In the Ureensburg Herald, in which t e was charged with delaying the passage of a local railroad blil, a charge he declared to be un tiue. The same article declared that the De mocratic majority in the Senate was delaying legis lation. Mr. White said that while all acKnowledged the industry and Integrity of Mr. Furman, he (Mr. White) could eudorse the editor's course in pUclug the responsibility of deferred legislation ou the De mocracy. A joint resolution, raying the clerks of the Judi ciary General Committee, having the coal investiga tion In charge, In aggregate, 11-200. Passed. The sesslou of the Senate was almost ea'.lrelv oc cupied In a running discussion between the Sena tors of the two political parties, the Republicans charging the Democrats witn being ttia cause of the delay lit legislation, aud the latter retaliating by chat ell Z tlt the delay was caused by the refusal of the Republican House to agree to a fair Apportion ment bill. House. HARRisnuRO, April 14. Among the petitions pre sented a as the following: Air. Smith, from 2111 citizens of Philadelphia in favor of the repeal of the Building Commission. The following bills were reported: House mil appointing a board of military canvas 8(rs, with the right to bear appeals. Housh bill authorizing the Pennsylvania Hortlcul tutal Society to isue ootids. At this point, of the proceedings the Republicans, throni-'h IVir. tstrang, proposed mat after next Mon day private Mils on st-emd and tnird reading shm d bsve precedence over the introduction of new bills. It required a two-thirds vote ti carry this pronosl tli n. Tills was opposed by the Democrats and de feated tv them, whereupon the Republicans, on mo tion of Mr. Elliot, Immediately adjourned tlie Uome until 10 o'clock A. M. ou Sstirday. The speakers on the Democratic side were Messrs. Chairant, Qulgley, and Klhs. Messrs. Strang aud KUlott sp ike ou tne fttpubllcan side. The whole atfitlr was only a new feature of the political dead lock. PHILADELPHIA STOCK EXCHANGE 8 ALES. Reported by De Haven A Bro No. 40S.Thlrd street. SECOND BOARD. lOshReadlnsrR... Mtfi 11 an Penna R....6S "0 do. 61 400 do 30. 6.5 100 do blS. 65 2i0shLh Nav.blO. 8ti 34 do 84 6i9 do b30. Stf H sh Matiuf Uk... 80' ioo sh Koh N P.bso. 14); H-0 sti N Cent. bi0. 41 act do 41 loo sh Cat Prf .... 4ss liio do ....bee. 45 i sh Cen Trans. .. 44 lull n Read K..6t. 61jf 80 do . , tvO do.. S'O do.. 4"0 do., loo do.. 8(0 do. . vO do.. Boo do., luno ' do.. .b80.r4 6 ,b60. 6469 .bSW. C4 .bau. ia, HH0. 64 Hi .UH. ti MM .bee 64 tsu bttd. bi 100 do SiiOBhnestonville. sou do 64 66 SI The planters of Southwestern Georgia are put'ing iu more corn this spring than at'any previous season. J oli uny Steele, the ex-coal oil prince, has t ecome an able and nrbans baggage-smasher in this State. FOUETH EDITION CONGRESSIONAL PROCEEDINGS. Troubles axt Albany. The DSTew York legislature. Defrauding the Post Offices Xvlovements of Gen. Sherman. Congressional Contested Election The Educational Report Etc., Etc., Etc., Eta. Etc., Etc. FROM WASHINGTON. I BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. J Exclusively to The Evening Telegraph, .Congressional Contested Election. Washington, April 14. The Committee of Elections to-day postponed the argument in the contested election case from the Third district ofj Ohio UBtil Monday, owing to the absence of Representative Campbell. A sab-committee, consisting of Messrs. Poland, Hale, and Kerr, was 'appointed to take testimony in the Missis sippi case, the validity of the election in which State is contested. ( A Democratic canens will be held to-night, to which will be submitted for adoption an ad dress to the people of the conmtry. Special Despatch to The Evening Telegraph, The Educational Report. The House passed the Senate resolution to to print for distribution 30,000 copies of the report of the Commissioner of Education. The Democrats opposed it at every stage. FROM JVEW YORK. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS Exclusively to The Evening Telegraph, The Troubles at Albany. Albant, April 14. Immediately after the ad journment of the Assembly the Democrats went into caucus. The Republicans of both houses also Lave a caucus this afternoon. The special election bill was ordered to a third reading by a vote of 64 to G3. The bill was then put on its final passage, and received 63 to 64 votes, Mr. Jacobs changing his vote to the negative, In order to move a reconsideration, and that the motion lie on the table. The Joint Railroad Committee has reported on the New Hamburg disaster, that the testi mony is so conflicting that they cannot make up any report meeting the approval of a majo rity of the committee, and they therefore sub mit the testimony for such action as the Legis lature may deem proper. The bill for a special election In New York, to fill tbe place vacated by Assemblyman Irving, was defeated. FROM TEE WEST. BT ASSOCIATED PKKS8. Exclusively to The Evening Telegraph. Defrauding the Post Office. Cleveland. Ohio, April 14 John W. Hall, of Sparta, Morrow county, Ohio, was brought here to-day at the Instance of Special Agent Baldwin, of tbe Post Office Department, charged with using cancelled stamps for the prepayment of postage upon letters. The examination elicited the fact that Hall had been systemati cally defranding the Post Office Department in this way some time. He waived an examination and was remanded to the United States Court. Movements of General Sherman. St. Louis, Mo., April 14. General Sherman, accompanied by alds-de-campJColonels McCoy and Tourtelotte, has gone to New Orleans, whence he will proceed to San Antonio, Texas, and thence he will start on a grand tour of In spection of the military posts on the Plains an far North as the Union Pacific Kallroad. Gene ral Marcy, Inspector-General of the Army, wl'l join the party at New Orleans. CONGRESS. FORTY-SECOND TKKM-FIttSr SESSION. Sonata. Washington, April 14. Th. Senate met at lOo'olook. Mr, Hows stated tb at in r.pljius to tbe recent ap.och of tb. Senator from Maasaehnaotta ( Mr. Sumner), on Ban Iioniing-o, a. had moi onlv comuatted th Heaator's posi tion, but had indulged ia soma reflections which were wrung out of him by a oonriotion he oould not then resi.t, that that Senator Bad been speaking in tbe interest of tbe Uemoo atio opposition. The very explicit declara tions with which that Senator had closed his remarks yes terday on tbe pending bill bad oonvinoed him that tb Senator's purpot was not what he (Mr. Howe) bad sup posed it to be, and h sought th opportunity to make this declaration. No one would doubt that he made it with a great deal more sal iafaution than he d.d tbe remarks which he nail previously submitted. Hethonjht he might be allowed to add in his ewn vindication that no one would suspeot Dim of having wilfully made that mutake, especially when it was considered that it was an inferenje drawn by a large p utiou of tbe Republican press, and, he might suy. by the entire Dpmoeratio press. I, Air Stunner rep led tbat the eenator(Mr. Howe) did me an injustice the other day, and he should have known it. 1 on that ovoarion tried to save the Kepnblioan parly from lespensibility for an act of wrong. It was on tbat account, among otners, that I spoke, lam a member of the Republican party ; faithful to it always, and I cannot see it made responsible for a violation of international law aud the Constitution of the United States without iatar posing my bumble eifort to save it. In that spirit I spoke. The senator arraigned me when I was trying to save the Constitution, to sav my ooantry, and save the party to which I belonged as much as th Senator from Wis conain. '1 he debate on tbe pending erder, the Ku-klnx bill, was then proceeded with. Mr. Scburs said he regretted the partisan turn the de bate bad tuken. From the investigation and debate he bad formed some couoluniona in wnica partisan bias b td no share. The Kn klux disorders in the Sou'h did exist to a lormidable extent, and they had a politic tendency. Tbeir origin was not to be found in the Reoonalruotioa acts, and Congress was not tbe original Ku-klux, as bad been said, bucb outrages occurred in greater numbers immediately alter tbe close of the war, and an improve ment took place after tbe pasaaKe of tbe Reconstruction acts. Such di. orders were of nsual occurrence alter great social revulsions, such as tbe sudden abolition of slavery. House. Mr. Sawyer offered a resolution caUia- for a report as to tb expeuienoy of ereutiug a Oustom House aud oet Omce building at Oshkosh, VVia. Adopted. Mr. Holman renewed his proposition of yesterday to allow toe ue of tbe ball of the House on the iih of May next to the Young Men's Ubristian association. Mr. Wood said he would objct unless there was an unden-tuudin that there were to be no political or sou tariun nroceedinKS, and he win afraid there would be. i t. H'lluian tepl ea that the association ha uo oonneo tion wi'b politics. i Mr. McNeely objected. S r. Ileal ty, fiom the Committee on Prinlinr, reported back the Senate concurrent resolution to print 30,uoo addi tional copies of the report of tbe Commissioner on K,lu cation. with a substitute, reduoing the nuuibet ta fWJO, for attribution by tbe Commissioner. The resolution elicited considerable discussion and op position, being sustained by Messrs. rloaily, Uoar, Huron er, Duuoell, Dawes, and Townseud, and opposed by iestrs. Wood, Mutieely, Bigs. Faruswoith, and 11. 11. liolitrls. Mr. Mi-Neeley moved to strike out the appendix to the report.wuich be said oonUiioed &;H1 pages oi absurd essays. Mr. farnawurtl said he did a t believe in the propriety of tba Government euaniD- in such bu-tiuesa. He be lieved it to be as in nob lis buaiuts.lo publiati newspapers, lo make shoes lor I Us aboele, aud clotbaa lor the nuke J, as it as to print such books tor the freed en' iiaoiJss four-tilths of the contents of th report hadbeeupub liahea earssgo- If tuey were to priut anything for th use of the tree.linea, they should print spoiler'. Mr. MoNeely' amendment was reiecled. M r. liulmsa moved to lay the isooIuUjb en th tablo. Negatived-yeas 73, nss led. The substitute reported from th Committee on mat ing we rejuotW -yeas H. caji It, th epoakar voting FIFTH EDITION THE LATEST NEWS. Proceedings of Congress FEMALE TRADES' UNIONS. "Wholesale Shoemakers' Strike Etc.. Etc., Etc., Etc.. Etc., Etc. FROM BALTIMORE. BT ABSOCIATBD FRKSS.l Exclutively to The Evening Telegraph, Female Trades' Unions Wholesale Shoe makers' Strike. Baltimore, April 14. The boot and shoe manufacturers of th la city, having ascertained that the female operatives employed by them had organized a secret order to prevent manu facturers from employing girls and women not members of their order, yesterday discharged all female operatives belonging toj the order, at the same time offering to continue them at work on their withdrawal from the society. This the females declined, and the action of the latter was Immediately made known to journeymen members of the St. Crispin Asso ciation, who at once struck, and there was an immediate cessation of work in shoe factories throughout the city. About two thousand hands, are thrown out of employment. CONGRESS. Senate. Continued from the Fourth Edition. The origin of the evil existed ia th baffled pro-slavery spirit, prodnoing a morbid publio sentiment wtmh over awed timid people and obstructed the functions of jus tioe. Had local government had increased the difficulty, the ex isfence of which ia several Southern States bad to bo admitted. It might have beea prevented had tha honest and intelligent men of the South protected tha lights ot tbe emancipated people, instead of driving them into tbe hands of anscrupulons men. The remedy now oould not be found in penal statntee. Mr. Mchuri went on to oppose those provisions of th bill whiuh enlarged national jurisdiction at tbe expense ef local self government, in violation of the spirit of the Constitution, and creating a constructive rebellion, in order to invest tbe president with the discretionary power to suspend the writ of habeas corpus. Snoa law were liable to dangerous abase by partisan (ioveramenta. He could not vote tor the bill unlet those prevision were stricken oat. but would support a constitutions! measure for the repiescion of outragiV Ttie Uomocratie party oould not give peace to Southern society, because it was overawed by the lawless element and controlled by a reactionary tendency. Tbe Republi can party in many Southern States was, in its present condition, equally unable to secure peaoo and order, because, unlets it got rid of dishonest leadership, It conld aot produce good, government, but tbe Democratic party has a strong law and order-loving element in it, and tbe Republican party contained a numerous class of honest and independent men in favor of good government. Tbese elements uaitod would be strong enough to put down disorder, without tbe interference of the national authority. Theuslonof these elements, now separated by party lines, oould be facilitated by tha removal of political disabilities, now opposed from s sentimental point of view. What was their practical nsof ulness r They did not pro tect any man in his rights, lessen the misohief of the evil disposed, or strengthen the party of law and order. After refsmng to instances in which politioa! disabilities had practically endangered the security of negroes, and whiou Mr. (-churl strongly advocates al a means to a healthier Southern publio sentiment. The effect of persistent and violent denunciation by the Democratic) party of the reconstruction acts and the constitutional amendment was to Birer gthen the Ku-klux spirit, and in provoking; the .use of arbitrary power, these De'mooratlo agita tors and tne Ku-klux themselves were the most em clent allies of advocates of centralization. Defin ing his position as an liberal Republican, Mr. Schurz stud he desired peace and goodwill, tbe removal of political disabilities, and the restoration of local self-government to the utmost extent compatible wltb the Constitution; the getting out of the way of all war Issues, to make room for new questions; but tbe very first article of his creed was tne firm maintenance of that settlement comprised In tb constitutional amendments guaranteeing the rights of all men. Be appealed to Republicans, while faithfully en forcing constitutional laws, to set the moral agencies to work which would be of more permanent effect than penal statutes, and to abstain from legislation which, by creating arbitrary powers, might afford aid to some, but would be calculated to endanger the right and liberties of all. air. Casserly deprecated this proceeding as an un scrupulous attempt of tbe Republican party to main tain their domination In the Sonth. Tbe people there had accepted tha situation, and the American people were disposed to treat taem kindly, but the Republican leaders In Congress were not tbe true representatives of American sentiment. Six years bad elspsed since the war closed, yet some Senators still cried havoc. What Senator or tbe majority bad uttered one word of kindness or magnanimity for the people of tbe South? On tbe contrary they had only uttered contumely and execration, lie would extinguish tbe feudd of race and restore peace In the South. Tbe Irish hatred of JSuglaad was owing less to bad laws than to the cruel and bitter denunciation of the Irish people by British statesmen. The Southern people felt the stings of those invectives, and Senators now came here con fessing that their harsh policy had failed. Mo Government, In dealing wltb a suppressed re bellion, bad erred by too much clemency. Adven turers, to gratify personal ambition, bad succeeded In acquiring political power In tbe South by tha manipulation of the blacks, and tbls had given rise to counter organizations, the purpose of which was. as stated by one witness, for self-protection in be half of tbe wives and families of whites. Ue then referred to the unreliable character of tbe witnesses before the outrage committee, mainly relied upoo by the majority. House. The Senate concurrent resolution was then adopted. Yea til. Mays tj'J. Mr. Leonard Myers introduced a bill donating twelvo condemned cannon to tbe Military Legion of the eity of Philadelphia, to be used in the rotioa of a monument in tbeir cemetery. Passed. Mr. Mckee called the attention of the House to a speech published in to-day's tilul, purporting to have been made ia tbe House by Mr. Garaett, of Ten., on tba 6th of April, but not actually spoken, ooataining aa arti cle fiom the Vicksburg Urruld biguiy offensive to Senator Ames, characterizing him as a "heulder-sirap puppy and poltroon, a most consummate liar and fool." He de sired to bring the matter before the House, so that the House uiipbt visit on the author of that speech such con demnation as such a gross breaoh of privilege deserved. Mr. Garfield ottered a resolution reoiting the offensive article and declaring that Mr. Garrett had thereby oom milted a groaa breach ot the privileges of the House and should therelore be reprimanded by the Speaker, and di recting the exclusion of the speech from the Vutturtttional Ulubt, Mr. Oox stated, at the reqneat of Mr. Garrett, that be fore the matter bad been uiooied in the V ouse that gen tleman had, after learning too relation which his speech bore io tbe rnles of the House, endeavored to strike out the obnoxious paragraph from the ('oraaxioai tilo.. Ho was a new member, not acquainted with the ru'es, and b (Mr. Cox) thought that if anybody were to be selected for ceniure ia such a matter, it should be aa older member, tc r he could pick out a dozen older membeas who had fro qurutly transKressd in the same direction. Mr. Uarrelt, the member implicated, said be had not intended to commit auy Infraction of the rules, lie had not had his speech written, and If he had had the opportunity of delivering It he would have had the objectionable article read from tbe clerk's desk, and If objection had been made to It he would, of course, have excluded It from bis speech, lie was willing now to have It excluded from tbe Conyrtifional Globe. Mr. Dawes expressed the opinion that the apology hardly went far enough. Mr. Kldrldge thought tbat the gentleman from Ti i'liehnee had made a clear thing of It. Mr. Garrett said be was willing to apologize to tbe House for publishing what was In violation of the rules, but further than that ha could not go la tbe wv of apology. Mr. butler, of Massachusetts, asked leave to offer a rn-o utiou that whenever leave to print a speech Is given, tbe member shall be piedg-ed In houor that doUi'hk personal or unparliamentary shall be con tained iu it or any adimailverslon on any member of the xeoutive branch of tbe Government or of the Horse or benate. Mr, KaroHworth objected. Mr. liun-T remarked mat he thought no member would have oi'j'iecl. Mr. rarnswortli Personal matters are not always unparliamentary. It la often ueceauaiy to be perso nal In order to sneak U,e truth. Mr. Mutler Then let it be said, and not printed be hind a man's back, Use the act of a coward, lu the last moments of the station. The conclusion of the beMeiice was cut off by tha Speaker's gavel.