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TIE NEW ORLEANS DAILY DEMOCRAT.
OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA AND OF THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANB. VOL. IIbNO. 213. ' NEW ORLEANS, MONDAY, JULY 23, 1877. PRICE, FIVE CENTS. -I I- -- THE BI4 STRIAE. A FEARFUL IDT RAGING IN PITTSURG. THE MOB SET FIE TO A TRAIN OF CARS AND RU THEM INTO THE I2POT. TWO MILLION DOLAUS WORTH OF PROPERTY DErROYED BY THE CONPLNRATION. Thle Militia Open oethe Mob With a Gatling Gun an Kill Thirty Strikei. SNalional Press Assoeialn-By the Atlantic and Pacflic T2Wle0ph Line.) [From Yesterday's lmocorat Extra.] Prrrseuno, Pa.. July 4--The following is from· the 11 o'clock edittn of the Pittsburg Leader: Fifteen minutes after to'olock the ears be low the transfer office in ~o yard were set on fire. They were laden w barrels of some eoinbustible material, aia when they to fire they bursted, and sonmof them flew a distance of one hundred fet. The mgihine sbpp between 25th and 2lh street aught ' tAre,. At this time a blazing canvras ruii down on the avenue railroad switch.rThis brought the Philadelphia militia OUT OF TIHE OUN[1OVUSE. They commenced firing at 4.e on the crowd. At 7:40 o'clock the walls c the main office fell in, but in the meanwhb the soldierswere driven back into the shoi At 7:45 o'clock the mitary made another desperate attempt to eape. They formed in solid column and nme out through the lumber yard and weh,down Twenty-fifth stredt to Liberty street, th a Gatling gum in front, and made for th ny Arsenal. 1Shortly afterwards firing heard in the di reotion of Butler street. ThBwas no oPPoarrmof TO Tfa l s until theyfarrived $t Butler sthet. fter they had dispersed some ten soldier, sup)osed to be deserters, were seen goingalong the Lib ,~ ty street wall waving their Dps. The Black Maria was out at ie soene three li.Laes this morning, and each lme a number .ti! d ted otswho were eabght ingwere ar restedv At io the fire from thebui dlng wreck of the freight oars communiosted tith the upper round house, in which sevent' freight en gines were standing, ALL WERE SPEEDILY IInSTIOYED. The value of this property is estimated at $1,000,000. The roofs fell an ad in twenty minutes the building was a ilassof ruins. At 8:80 the Union line office caught fire, and in fifteen minutes it was destroyed. The hduses on the south side o Liberty street also took fire, and then, at hat, the engines were allowed to play on the flames and eox inguish them. There is lit:le DANGER OF A GENERAL CONILAGRATION, but it is estimated that well ligh $2,000,000 worth of railroad property has ieen destroyed. Upon arriving at the arsenal, the Philadel phia militia found the United Sates troopsat the gate. The regulars refusld the militia admittance. The troops contnued on out Butler street, and were last heurd of at the Alleghany Cemetery gate, whlre it is said that THEY WERE PARTIALLY DISOI#ANIZED. It is said that after leaving the arsenal the militia turned a Gatling gun of the crowd with a great loss of life. It is reported that thirty persons have been killed tlis morning, mostly strikers and citizens. Another Account. 9:30 A. M.-It is now thought that there * will be no more trouble between the troops and the citizens. The troops, numbering about £00 men, marched up Pennsylvalia Avenue at 8 o'clock, and every man had uls gun at half cock, ready to shoot the firs; one who offered to molest them. As the' reached Thirteenth street the mob recovered some what from their fear and some fires into the rear of the column. These shots caused SOME TREPIDATION AMONG THE TnOORs, but a whispered command from the officers kept them in the ranks, though there were many fearful glances cast behind. Onisoldier, *a boy of twenty or twenty-one years, was shot in the head and fell headlong into the dust. His comrades made no attempt to rescue him, thinking that if they allowed the mob to get hold of him they would forget the rest of them until the arsenal was reached. The crowi advanced fiercely to the spot where THE BOY LAY OROVELING and fatally wounded, and one man filrd at him. He groped his way across the street to the house of Dr. Daub, where two or three young men forced the door, helped him into the house and taking off his uniform got him into citizen's clothes. In a short time it was then announced to the excited crowd outside that the soldier was but slightly hurt, and had escaped; also, that a citizen had been seized with a fit and was receiving attendance from without.. This was not believed until the men brought the SOLDIER IN HIS CIVIL RIG out and across the street, where they said he lived; a fictitious name had to be given, and the unfortunate lad was finally allowed to be -arried in an insensible condition to an ad. joining house. It is feared that he can live but a short time. The troops continued out towards the ar g1, frequently receiving stray shots, h their solid and soldier-like appearance them from any serious fights. Three SnuERE KILLED ON THE MARCH a number of citizenswere wounded by the occasional discharge of muskets in the hands of the military. It is rumored that twelve of the Philadel phia regiment were left dead at the Round house. Capt. William Barr, of the steamer Ida is missing. He was to have left the city to-night. COMMUNISI TRItUIPH ANT. ALL THE' RAILROAD PROPERTY IN PITTlBURG DESTROYED. THE DRUNKEN MOB SACKING SMALL STORES AND SALOONS. A Dread Lest the Banks Will- D Broken Into and the City Burned. Last Night's Report. [National Press Association--Byl the Allantie and Pacfte Line.] TWO AND A HALF MILES OF CONFLAUGRATION. PITTrsnun, July 22, 4 p. m.-Pittsburg is un der a cloud of dark smoke to-day, arising from two and a half miles of burning Pennsylvania Railroad property, comprising one hundred and thirty-five locomotives, two thousand freight cars loaded with valuable goods, the extensive round-houses and machine shops of the company, as well as the general offeos of the railroad transportation companies, with their vast transfer sheds and storehouses. The firemen permitted the flames to follow the tracks from the outer depot through the city until it has now reached the Pullman pal ace coaches and the Uhion Depot Hotel, and will probably extend to the large elevator owned by the road, as the wind is in this direction. The smoke from the burning buildings hangs over the city like a pall. The streets Are crowded with people, with wagons and carts loaded with stolen goods taken from the freight oars. These carts are galloping over the streets filled with plunder, while women Ind children are carrying off in baskets and bags filled with what they could gather up. As there is no more Pennsylvania Railroad property to destroy, the fire department will probably be permitted to stop the flames, which are now raging in the very heart of the city. WHISKY AT WORK. PITrsnuno, July 22, 4:30 p. m.--Up to this hour very little drunkenness has booeen ex hibited, but now the effects of rum are being dangerously exhibited. Drunken horsemen with drawn pistols are galloping up and down the streets, shouting their threats. Draymen are running their wagons along the streets in a wild, furious and drunken manner. A few minutes since a rough looking party rolled a barrel of whisky across Fifth Avenue, direct ly in front of the office; three young men quietly followed with an ax and spilled the liquor in the street, and walked hastily away from the scene before a crowd had time to come up. THE GLORIOUS DEEDS OF THII PHILADELPHIA MILITIA. PITTsBURO, July 22, 5:30 p. m.-The- Phila, delphia militia have fled. The houses on Liberty street are in flames The Atlantic and Pacific telegraph office are burned. All passenger trains are stopped A squad of Philadelphia soldiers are al Wall's Station, and anxious to return home al once. The Philadelphia troops are reported. to be scattering over the hills, pursued by in. furiated crowds. THE MOB IN POSSESSION OF THE CITY. This morning there was not a single Penn. sylvania Railroad official in the city, they having fled for their lives. The Union depot is deserted, and it is ex pected that it will be destroyed. The crowd will not allow the burning cars to be un coupled, and the fire is consequently working down this way. Everything is in a blaze in the vicinity of the outer depot. A number of houses on Liberty street are also in flames. All passenger trains on the Pennsylvania Railroad are stopped, the fast line at Shady side and mail at East Liberty. THE MILITIA DISBAND. A detachment of Philadelphia soldiers, who came here this morning from East Station, are at Wall's, and are reported as being in a terrible state of trepidation, as they cannot get back home. One man here is reported to have shot four soldiers on their way out Pennsylvania Ave nue. Both the Fourteenth and Nineteenth Regiments disbanded during the night. Gen. Joe Brown was in the Union depot this morning, and said, "The popular feeling has made it impossible for the militia to do anything, while most of them sympathized with the strikers." Just as the troops filed down Twenty-fifth street and turned up Pennsylvania Avenue, a shot was fired into the ranks by a citizen without effect. The soldiers responded with a volley that killed the man who shot. As they continued marching toward Lawrence ville they were fired on as they passed each alley, and with fatal effect. Five or six sol diers fell between Twenty-fifth and Butler streets. At the junction of Butler street and Pennsylvania Avenue one soldier was killed. When the column arrived at the Allegheny Arsenal, toward which they had fought their way, expecting to find it an asylum, they were refused admittance. This appeared to demoralize them, and they began to desert the ranks. Three soldiers ran into a side street and besought a citizen for God's sake to help them escape, as they never meant to fight against the workingmen. They were told to run toward the Allegheny river, which they did. The column of soldiers was not now over 250 strong. These marched further up the street and made a stand there. The very fact that there were but 250 Philadel phians left shows that many must have made their escape from the round-house during the night. ALL ~HE RAILROAD PROPERTY IN PITTSBURG BURNED. The fire early this morning extended to the blocks opposite the outer depot. When the company's property was burning the strikers would not allow the fire engines to do any thing, but when the fire crossed the street to citizens' property the plugs were opened and 3 the engines allowed to operate, on condition that no water should be thrown on the com - pany's property. A man named Stuart was shot dead, and r James Sims, member of the Pittsburg fire de r partment, was shot in the mouth and killed at the firen consequence of this order. AN INCIDENT OF THE ROUT. At Twentx-first street, one of the Philadel phlans, a young man, staggered and fell. I His comrados helped him up. He staggered again and fell to the ground, and the compa ny passed on without giving him any further assistance. Deserted by his friends, he picked himself up again and tried to move for ward, but fell. The crowd, with yells, rushed upon him whea4he had got h lf way across the street. They caught him by the feet and pulled him back out of a house he was enter ing. Severil women came to the rescue and tried to pull him into the house. They cried out not to hurt a wounded man. The mob yelled savagely, and. said they had received no favor from the soldiers when they shot their wives and children. They sprang upon the man ani attempted to kill him; but, by a desperate effort, he was got inside and the door closed. His name was Louis Snyder. He had not been shot, but had been overcome with heat In the round-house. VIGILANCE COMMITTEES ORGANIZING. PITTrrsnu., July 22, 7 p. m.--The city is in no danger of losing communication with the outer world. CroWds of the best citizens are con gregating on the corners discussing the situ ation and organizing themselves into a pri vate police for the protection of the city from the incendiaries to-night. It is generally believed that the violence committed was done by roughs, who have joined the strikers for the purpose of plunder. AN ATTEMPT TO BURN THE DUQUESNE DEPOT. An attempt was made to burn the Du quesne freight depot, at the foot of Liberty street, which was frustrated by the vigilance of citizens. This depot is filled with valuable freight, and its burning would undoubtedly fire that'part of the city. THE GOVERNOR SENT FOR. Gov. Hartranft will reach Omaha by special train to-morrow, arrangements having been made to bring him through to Pennsylvania very rapidly. NOTES OF THE Ito'T. Reports of fires at Harrisburg and Altoona are not confirmed. About five hundred head of cattle were re leased from the stock yards at East Liberty and driven off into the country for safety. It Was rumored that the cattle sheds would be destroyed to-night. The Atlantic and Pacific Telegraph office has been in communication with the East via Chicago, Cleveland and Buffalo without in terruption or delay during all the excitement. They suffer the loss of a few miles of wire on the Pennsylvania RaUroad, and some instru ments at both depots; but having the advan tage of several routes out of the city they are in no danger of losing communication. PITTSIDURG AT NIGHT. PITTSBURO, July 22, 8:30 p.m. Scones of the wildest description are now being enacted. At nightfall the fire extended on the hill in the rear of the Union depot. The flames illumin ated timhe hillsides, showing thousands of people congregated thereon witnessing the scene from a safe distance. On Liberty street the mob, fired by whisky, are breaking into the small retail cigar and refreshment stores, completely gutting everything. THF VIGILANCE COMMITTEES. Vigilance committees are stretching ropes across the streets, but there seems to be very little dependence to be placed in their efforts to-night. DANGER TO THE BANKS. The Communists now say they must and will have money, and our banks may suffer to-night. A FIREMAN MURDERED. One of the firemen turned the water into the burning elevator and as a punishment for this was shot dead by a striker, and the dead body coolly carried away on a fireman's lad der. DRYADEJ [TREEIr AGAIN. Another Unfortunate Who Mourns the Loss of His Lucre. It is not often that Johnny Carter comes to the city, but when he does he hkes to have a good time. He does not bank heavy on plans3 of rc spectability, but tries to ring into the most dit reputable dens than New Orleans can afford, and this being the case he never stops until he finds himself rambling through the precincts of Dry ades street. Once on this street he lost no time in paying his re spects to some of the ladies of color who infest the neighborhood, and they let very little time elapse after making Johnny's acquaintance before they relieved him of every cent he had about him, which was $45 in currency. The unfortunate chap, as soon as he discovered that he had been robbed set up a terrible howl, which brought officer McEntee to the ocene. Johnny made his troubles known to the officer, who iinmediately pulled the whole house, and the following are the names of those accused of having committed the robbery: Emma Smith alias Black Marie, Annie Allen Harriet an i Ao nie Johnson, Mary Davis and Mary Williams, Ga briel Decuir and Edward Johnson. The Operette. The nucleus of perfrmers wltth which the Al cazar Francais opened a few months ago at the corner of Chartres and Conti streets has devel oped into such proportions that the company, led by Mile. Dorel, was enabled to give last eve ning a very acoeptible perfot mance of "La Fille de Minme. Angot" at the Carrollton Gardens. There were in attendance between four and five hundred people and everything went cff quite smoothly. Among the artists who took part in the operette were Mines. Dorel and Cadic, respectively as Clairette and Mlle. Lange, and Messrs. Julien and Mary as Ange Pitou and Pompon. net. The orchestra, comprising some of the oldest musicians of our regretted Opera House, was numerous and did their part excel lently. We understand that the enterprise of Mr. Chaille and Mile. Dore has been such a suc cess that the little theatre which they have named "L'Alcazar Francais" will shortly be enlarged to be able to seat six or seven hundred people. The management have also taken steps to secure m Paris half a dozen more French actors and actresses and singers, in order that next winter our French people will be enabled to enjoy them selves to their hearts' content. n THE MOB AND THE MILITIA. STHE PHILADIELPHIA MILITARI BB3 c- IEODDS BY A MOB OF SEVEtAL d THOUSAND WELL ARMED MEN. . The Round-house Destroyed and the Mill d tia Chased Several Miles Out of Town by the Mob, with Great Loss of r o Life. id The RIoters Refuse to Listen to the Ap r- peal.of Citizeans Not to Destroy l Any More Property. l [S8pecial to the Democrat.] t PITTSBURG, July 22 2:20 a. m.--The entire ' cast end of the city is at the mercy of the a nmob, which is hourly increasing in numbers. 1C Anarchy and violence have taken possession r. of the city, and mob law prevails. The Penn " sylvania Railroad track for a distance of a quarter of a mile westward from the outer depot is a sheet of flame. The intention of io the mob is to destroy the extensive shops of 7r the company and the Union depot. - The number of people slain since dark is I- very large. The exact number will not be I- accessible for several days. THE TWENTY-EIGHTH STREET RIOT. A summing up of the riot at Twenty-eighth street last evening shows a total of twenty r killed and twenty-nine wounded, The side r walks are dotted with dead bodies. THE MOB AND THE MILITIA. - PIrTBUOR, July 22, 6 a. m.-The Seventh 'y Division, State Militia, from the northwest Sorn part of the State, are expected hourly at e Allegheny depot. A large force of armed y men are lying in wait for them, and have a portion of Knapp's Battery, which they cap tured early in the evening, planted to com l mand their approach. Sn Sheriff Fife's dead body has been brought in from the outer depot. Major Gen. Pearson is badly wounded, By 8 o'clock last evening mobs were moving a about the city in varilou directions sacking stores to secure arms, breaking into the armories of military companies, and prepar y ing to execute their threats of massacreing the entire Philadelphia militia companies d here. By this time the military had been or dered to one of the round-houses for better e protection. About 10 o'clock a mob number Ing several thousand, with the captured guns belonging to Hutchinson's Battery, boseiged the roud-house, and made n A BlEACH WITH SOLID SHOT. But finding that the military made a stout resistance and could not be dislodged, the I e mob resolved to burn them out, and while a portion of the mob surrounded the building, others set fire to cars loaded with oil cake, produce, etc., and pushed them to the build t ing. The round-house, however, did not take e fire. Train after train was burned by the rioters, but wwe so far from the round-house ,f that they did not seriously affect the military. s , This was continued till about 5 a. m., when o t the crowd dispersed, and the military came out of the round-house and marched to the e United States Arsenal on Butler street, where C they expected to obtain shelter. The leaders a of the mob had discovered b THE RETREAT OF THE MILITIA, e and fully a thousand men, well armed, fol lowed them. The military commandant of the a arsenal refused to admit the military, saying that the place could not be defended against o the mob. The wounded were taken in, how- b l ever, and the militarycontinued their march, a running fire being kept up by the mob. b Three soldiers were killed and the military pursued to the north side of the Allegheny t river, on the Sharpsburg road, where they a divided. PILILAGING THE FREIGHT CARS. -PITTSBURO, July 22, 2 p. m.-Thousands of ti women and children are engaged in pillaging e1 the cars. Men armed with heavy sledges a broke open the cars and their contents were U thrdwn out and carried off. s THE RIOTERS REFUSE TO LISTEN TO REASON. p A mass meeting of citizsns was held and a appointed a committee to have a conference b with the rioters and try to put a stop to the t destruction of property, but the committee tI accomplished nothing. From the time the a military fled up to 3 p. m. no other effort was made. At the meeting of the citizens it was remarked that few of the railway em- r ployes were engaged in the work of destruc- f tion. THE UNION DEPOT BURNED. PITTSRURO, July 22, 6 p. m.-At 3:30 p. m. the Union depot was fired, and while this fire T was raging the mob pillaged the freight de pot of the Pittsburg, Columbus and St. Louis Railroad and the company's general offices, H and Adams' express office was also destroyed. B THE FEELING IN CINCINNATI. A Meeting of Citizens Opposes the Sending of Troops Against the Strikers. [Special to the Democrat.] CINCINNATI, July 22, 9 p. m.-Affairs here are excited beyond description, but there is everywhere evidence of subdued feeling. The officials are all nervous, but there are as yet no developments of any trouble. Meetings were held at 2 o'clock this after noon of railroad employes, but nothing is known. An immense meeting of workingmen was held at Court street this evening. Fully 5000 persons were present. Speeches were made and resolutions passed condemning the send ing of troops against the strikers. THE INDIAN TROUBLES. A Surveying Party Surrounded 6by the Red Skins. [Special to the Democrat.) DEADWOOD, July 22. - Deputy Sheriff Wiser, who has just come in from Red Water, reports that the government surveying party, with Lieut. Lamby's company, were attacked yesterday morning by Indians, six miles above the mouth ef the rTc Water. A fight. ensued which lasted two hours. Two team sters and a blacksmith were killed. The party is still surrounded by the Indians, and needs assistanoe. A detachment of cavalry, sta tioned at Cheyenne River, has been ordered to their relief. MUNICIPAL MATTEII . The Sweeney Card and What Adminis trator Cavanae and His Friends may of it,. The card of Mr. James 8weeney, published in one of the papers yesterday morning, had been antiolpated for several days by Administrator Oavanso and his friends, who were only too curious to know what it would eontaln. The friends of the Administrator believ6 that it is evident that the intention of Mr. Sweeney in publishing this oard Is to convey the impres sion to the public that the administration of Mr. Cavanao is guilty of a diversion of the reve nues of the city, and thereby indirectly asperse his character as an individual and an offcial. The card certainly says that, of THE FUNDS PAID by Mr. 8weeney alone for wharfage dues, say $5081, only 13822 (9 have been turned loto the city treasury, leaving a deficit of $1908 91 to be accounted for. It is true that the card does not say directly that Mr. Cavanao or his officials have diverted this balance to their personal use, but the inference is MORe THAN PLAIN. However cunningly wrought the card may be, say Mr. Oavanao'J friends, and that for a mo ment it may impress the masses unfavorably against him, to any intelligent and thinkibg reader it shows the cloven foot through its cloth ing of apparent trutb; that where Mr. Sweeney fails entirely in establishing the DIVERSION oF FPNDS lies in the ftot that he includes in his statement all that period of the administration of Mr. Oavase's predecoess:,r, cmprised between the 1st of January and the Stet of December, 1878, Mr. Oavanso's adm nistration having not began until the 1st of January of the present year. Hence Mr. Sweeney's charge relating to twelve out of the eighteen months referred to in his card is no concern of Mr. Cavanao'e, and must fall to the ground sillbornd, as far at least as Mr. Oavanao is concerned. I'i an interview with Administrator Cavanac we found that gentleman as unconcerned about the matter as he was when he was interviewed regarding the first card of Mr. Sweeney, and he cheerfully answered all our questions on the subject. Afler rtferring to the INDEXTESOUS ATTEMPT to make him responsible for the collection of the wharf dues alluded to during the twelve months prior to his oocupation of the ooe of Adminis trator of Commerce, Mr. Cavanae informed as that he had had a conversation with Mr. Sweeney a day or two after he had reported unfavorably upon the proposition of that gentleman to lease the wharves of the upper districts; that he had asked him dis tinctly whether he had any reason to believe that Mr. Lallande-Ferriere or Mr. Ohas. Piper, the levee dues coUectors of the upper districts, had ever been derelit In their dpatee or had not made tall tetucn.of tlheamonate collected by them, and that Mr. Sweeney had answered that he had No0 SUCH onCHAne to make, but be had simply urged the Advantages to the city of his propositon to lease the land ings of the upper districts, and to give to the city for the privilege one thousand dollars more year ly than had been collected in 1876 a period during which Mr. Cavanao was not in oihoe. Mr. Oavanac also says that Mr. Sweeney's statement is deplorably deficient in one respeot,as far as the present admioistration Is concerned, in this that IT DO.S NOT INCLUDE the revenues collected for the month of June, amounting to $500 or more, and which, of course, could not have been turned into the treasury until the present month, and which sum by the way, largely exceeds the amount collected for the same mouth under previous administrations. Mr. Oavanao says that his course In the matter is clear. At the Council meeting t.,-morrow he will ( himself ask for the appointment of a committee to investigate the alaiurs of his department, and especially this matter of the revenues of the landings of the upper districts; that while he en- I tertatns no apprehensions of the result, should c any of his employes be found to have been FALSE TO THEIR TBUST or in anywise derelict In their duties, whatsoever be his reputation or however high his social standing, he wishes it understood that that em- a ploye will be held to a strict accountab1Jity for his delinquency. Together with what he has told us, that will be the extent of his consideration of Mr. Sweeney's card, and he is willing that the public shall judge a of his course therefrom. t TEE HUCKSTERS. It appears that the hnuksters have, for some time past, invaded the sidewalks on Old Levee street from the Vegetable Market to Barracks street. As these hucksters have to pa the market farmers for the privilege of selling In the neighborhood, the question arises whether it would not be as well to compel them to rent stalls in the market. The invasion is com plained of by the storekeepers along that a reet, and it is possible that the matter will be brought to the notice of the Council ere long. When this occurs it will be necessary for the ano tioneer who sells the markets to notify bidders that the anomaly of a market farmer collecting market rents outside of the market, and on the public sidewalk, must cease. The necessity is patent in view of the fact that purchasers of market rents compute among their prospective revenues tie amount which has been collected from these sidewalk peddlers during the previous month. MARINE MORALS. Two Sailor Boys Arrested for Picking Up a Poeket-Book. On Saturday morning Sergeant Bourke, of the Harbor Station, arrested B. J. Ellis and William Brown, both employes of the schooner Lily of the Valley, and locked them up in the Harbor Station, and charged them from information r ceived with the larceny of $125. It appears on the 22d day of June Capt. Jae. Smith, a shipping master, while on board of the Lily of the Valley dropped his pocket-book, which contained the sum above described, and that Ellis picked it up, and, thinking that no one saw him, when ques tioned denied having found it. The case was placed in Sergeant Rourko's hands, who made a thorough investigation, and fixed the theft on Ellis, who, as soon as he was arrested, acknowledged having taken the money. Brown was arrested as an accessory before and after the fact. as re knew of the whole transac tionand did not make the affair known. He had also taken the money from Ellis to keep for him. The sergeant recovered $65 of the money, and is in hopes of recovering the balance to-day. Short Items. On Saturday night the store of Er. Burgean, No. 12 Carondelet street, was entered through the rear by burglars, who stole and carried away a lot of hats and umbrellas. No clue to the thieves. Sixteen dead dogs are reported in the First Precinct. 21 in the Third, 3 in the Sixth and 19 in the Fifth. making a total of 59 defunct canines. Cause of death-poisoned sausages. At 7:30 o'clock Saturday night a buggy occupied by Mr. Lincoln and daughter collided with one of the lake dummies. The baggy was considerably damaged, but the occupants fortunately escaped. Claude Devine is at her old trick again-steal ng wearing apparel-and the charge against her at the Third Statlon is having stolen property in her poisession. TELEGRAPHIC ENTERPRISE. STHEI ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC COM PANY OPEN FOR BUSlIRBsE . What It Wa. Already Done In the Reins.e tieM of Tolts. To-day the Atlantic and Pacific Telegraph o.os pany open their lines kr the 1reasamision of telegraphle dispatches to all points in the United States and Europe, and as It is an enterprise that has already reduced telegraphic tolls wint Psa cust r to the varloue points in this eoutry, with also a reduotlon in cable telegraphio rates, that ftaI should commend it to a liberal patronage from t our citizens, The lines are now in complete working order from the oficoe No. 88 St. Charles stree, f which Is TaH MAIN orRIea, and at which will be foand the company's agent, Mr. Leloupe, ready to give all information rela tive to tolls, cable connections, etc. Three months ago this oomnany found that Its financial condition would justify an extension of its lines south from Louisville, and at that time the necessary instructions were given by its pres. dent, Thomas T. Bokert, a very able and expe rienced electrician and manager, and in order that the work might be pushed forward vigor ously, Mr. Doran, the vice president, came South to personally supervise the construotlon. a effort was made to build the lines along the rail ways, but here the ATLANTIo AND PAOISIC OOMPANY met with opposition through the courts from the Western Uniton Oompany, who claimed that their contracts with the raiway oompanies gave them the exoluslve right of way over the lines of the railways and, In the oaete obteined injunaelons from the court restraining the new comma from setting their poles along the sides of the road or within the space on etther side allotted to the railw Able counsel was employed by the Athnuit. and any. sad In some cases they w the an others thy were defeated. Nothing daunted the new company, when co01. pelaed to do o by the oourts, strun their poles along the highways ntil they reached Tennoessee where the BAME FIOIT WAS MADE upon them in the court., and while the suaile were pending Mr. Doran with his legal advisers attend. ed to them, while Mr. Oharles A. Tinker, the gePe. eral superiutendent, with a large fotre of work men, pushed the lines through the State over the The tate of Misdsppl was resohed, where the war was again opened by the Western Union Company. In Alabama similar suite are now pending, and while these were pending the new company 'UsBat TeiLB Ltm. Tsl1ODV, having built the entire distance, over 800 miles, in three months from the day they were started, surmounting difficullties that would have di heartened any but the uentlemen having the matter in charge. But a sort time ago, when the Western Union Company discovered that the new company * WOULm~ aDUe nA.s, they also reduced their rates to the prinlipat point, boing compelled to do so by the new oom pany; but had not the latter pushed thleir lines through, the high tolls would not have been rs duced. .As the new company produced ti re sult, the public shouid show its appreoiation of the fact by extending to thfe new company, or the "oppoesiton," an it Is termed, a lberor patronage, which we feel confident will be done. 'he cfSolent and prompt manner in which thi. new line will operat we fairly illustrated yes terday. The DIrOCEAT was furnished by it with PARTIOULAR or TaE ozAT RIOT of the Plttsburg strikers within an hour alter it had begun, and was thus enabled to furnish our iotizens the frst news of what promises to be one of the most momentous events in the history of our country. CRESICENT CITY RIFLE CLUB. I Our Boays Agala Show an Unprecedentea Score. Yesterday afternoon there was gathered at Frogmoor quite a crowd to witness the shooting of "our own team," as as much hab been written and said in Northern papers about the heavy scores made here. The weather was fne, and the wind though light varying from 12 to I o'clock on the dial. Mr. James Bnckley oated as captain of the team, and with a jealous eye watehed every sho. The following are the scores made, which will compare favorably with any of the Creedmoor teams: n. e. IYanca. 800 yd-4 54555 555555 55-78 900yds-4 55 55 55 45544-71 1000yds-5 4545455545548 5-88-212 CAPT. DUDLEY SELPB. 800yda- 5555555555 5 55-75 900 yde-4 5 5 55 4 5 4 5 8 5 58 1000ydi-45445555444 544 5-68-211 MAJOR ws. AaMS. 800ysd- 5555 5556545555-74 900yds-4 44488585545554-61 1000yde-- 4 8 8 0 5 5 4 5 5 05 5 -58-19 COL, JOHN oLYNN. n. 800yds--58545450 4455554-5 3 900yds-44 558 4405 5 4 4555-62 1000 yds-2 55544455645585-606-191 A. D. BSABBIT. 800yds-0 5555555555455-68 930yds-5 54444854845553-68 1000 yds-8 4 5 8 5 5 5 8 5 5 8 0 3 5-59--19 E. T. MANNING. 800 yde-555555585455545-71 900yde-88485238544544 -.57 1000yd-3 8345455484525 5-60 -18 JOHN K. RENAUD. 800yds-345355555455554-68 800 yds-3 4 5 3 5 5 85 5 5 4 8 5 5 4-OS 9003ds--54453555158545 4--18 1000 yds-0 0 5 3 3 5 3 4 8 5 5 4 4 5 8-5i-188 JULES PIFFAUT. 800 yda-5 0 0 8 3 4 4 4 3 4 4 0 5 8 5-47 900yds-234325544535554--59 900 yda---2 34 8 2 4 4 5 3 5 5 54 ~ 1000yds-22683533083254 4-47-143 As will be teen by the score, Mr. Eyrich, whe n at the 800 yardn, made thirteen bull's-eyes, soor ing 73 in a possible 75. while Capt. Dudley Selph MADE A CLEAN BCOBE, FIFTREN BULLS-EYES, at the same distance, both scoring above 200, and Major Wm. Arms only lacked one point of making a clean score. Base Ball. The match game of brse ball played yesterday between the Bostons and the Franklin nine witnessed by a larger crowd than any played hitherto on the ground of M The former club came out winners, having the Franklin eight blan, The Bostons did finish their ninth innm a aun of the catch- ,,° er of the Franklins hav got one of his flogers"' split, which finished the gams. The following is the score: 1111j. 1415161718191 Total .rankln a.... 0101 0 0!0 0 E stona......1 lI j 1 51111 13 Fire in the Sixth. About half-past 10 o'clock last night a Are broke out in a wooden building on the common out of Octarvia street in the 8ixth District, and before the fire department could reach the soene the structure, which was eisatsL from othe auildiags, wae a tosta l