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THE NEW ORLEANS DAILY DEMOCRAT.
OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA AND OF THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS.
VOL. II---NO. 251. NEW ORLEANS, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1877. PRICE, FIVE CENTS.
DOMESTIC NEWS.
TH DBEFAULTING BANK PRESIDENT.
We0 Prbablility of Finding Him and Bring
ing Him to Justice.
OnrcA.to, Sept. 7.-In the matter of D. D.
8pencer, the missing bank president, the pri
vate desk of Spencer, which has hitherto been
untouched, was this afternoon opened. Noth
ing which appeared of importance was found
thseein. It contained a large number of pa
peas stating the laws on savings institutions,
as well as a number of checks, etc.
Mr. Spencer's private letter-book was also
Investigated, and a number of letters of re
dent date from depositors were found, asking
ft any fear need be entertained as to the con
dition of the bank. In the letter-book no re
sponses to these inquiries were found. One
letter from the captain of an ocean steamship
stating that an agency for the selling of
tickets was to be established at Morris, Illi
nois, with a man named Whitney, was the
only significant one, as if Mr. Speneerwent to
Europe he might have gotten his tickets of
the latter.
The private letter-book of Mr. Spencer con
tained a letter dated July 31, 1877, to a Mr.
Green, of Bedford, Mass. It said that the
writer proposed to visit him shortly, and
closed with the statement that he would
come to him and his good family as soon as
possible. Among the documents was found
one giving a list of the total issue of the
Oalumet Canal and Dock Company, showing
that on March 1, 1877, the State Savings In
stitution held $192.000 of them. This state
ment was correct, except that the company
holds many more of these bonds.
A number of other things were extracted
from the drawer, among them a ticket
entitling the absconded banker to membership
in the Young Men's Christian Association.
The clerks at the bank are still engaged,
making a list of the real estate owned by the
bank.
The grand jury this morning occupied its
time in an investigation Into the affairs of the
Mtate Savings Institution.
Col. Taylor, the assignee, was the first wit
nees examined. He was kept inside for al
most an hour. At the conclusion of his ex
amination Col. Taylor was well satisftled that
the grand Jury were doing their best to lay
hands on Spencer. The substance of his story
has been told, as it has appeared in print,
from time to time, since the close of the bank.
Notwithstanding the plain evidence of fraud
by Spencer, it is questionable whether an in
dictment would bring him back to Chicago.
If he is indicted for embezzlement he cannot
be reached by an extradition treaty, while he
could be taken for forgery. There is a ques
tion whether he has committed that crime.
If he were Indicted for embezzlement, and
in Canada, as he is supposed to be, the Cana
dian police officials might be inclined to aid
the officials here to arrest him. In that case,
however, and there being no extradition
treaty for embezzlement the court would
probably at once release him. Spencer has
covered his tracks so well that, on the whole,
the prospects for bringing him to justice
looks dubious.
The New York Cotton Exchange.
sw YonR, Sept. 7.-A meeting of the mom
gs of the Cotton Exchange was held yester
day to discuss the proposed amendment to
the rules and by-laws which would empower
the managers to enforce measures to prevent
the stealing of cot:on while being weighed,
sampled and sfhred. Great opposition
was manifested to this measure by a number
of members who, it is said, only speculate in,
but never handle any cotton. After a great
deal of debate it was finally resolved to allow
the proposed amendments take the usual
course, that is, to be voted for by ballot. The
President appointed next Thursday for this
purpose, to which time the meeting ad
journed.
The National Rifle Association.
NEw YORK, Sept. 7.-The board of directors
of the State Rifle Association met yesterday.
Col. Fengati presided. The association gold
marksman badge is to be shot for at 200 and
500 yards, to be won three times before be
coming the property of the winner.
The committee's report showed that twelve
clubs had affiliated with the association du
ring the past year.
A letter was also received from J. H. Stew
art, optician, of London, stating that he had
forwarded three valuable prizes to be shot for
next week.
Naw YoRK, Sept. 7.-The National Rifle As
soolation has issued a supplementary pro
gramme of fifty annual prize meetings and a
..iond international competition for the
American trophy to-day, and on the 10th,
11th and 12th insts., at Winchester, a running
deer match will be contested for also; open
to all comers; distance 109 yards. The deor
to be run by signals from firing only. The
first prize, each day, will be an elegant Win
chester repeating rifle, valued at fifty dollars.
On Tuesday, 18th inst., the Spirit of the
Times' long range match for $1000 gold will be
contested. It is open to all comers. The weap
ons are rifles; distance 800, 900 and 1000 yards.
It will be divided into eight prizes.
The rules of the National Rifle Association
will be adhered to in this match.
The California riflemen left their head
quarters at the Sturtevant House this morn
ing and went to Hempstead, Long Island.
They will secure apartments at Howletto
House and will sojourn there until the inter
State and other matches for which they have
entered shall have been decided.
Last evening they were "at home," and re
ceived calls from many friends.
Practice at Creedmoor.
PEW YORK, Sept. 7.-At Creedmoor to-day
it rained heavily. However, the British and
California teams commenced practicing. This
afternoon the secondi Connecticut arrived, as
also several of o)ur home tennams. They are
also practising. The scores of the California
rifle team, who were practicing here to-day.
averaged eighty per cent, notwithstanding
the unfavorable character of the weather,
which was very stormy, with a steady rain
and strong wind during the whole time of the
shooting.
The Postal Service to be Extended.
'ST. LowEs, Sept. 7.-Gardiner G. Hubbard
and V. M. Fox, IJnited States Postal Service
Commissioners, arrived here yesterday from
an extended tour in the West and Southwest,
and met numbers of prominent merchants
and business men of this city lastnight at the
Lindell Hotel, when the subject of an increase
of mail facilities was freely broached. The
commissioners stated that they design
making a report recommending greatly
increased postal service throughout the coun
try west of the Mississippi river. •
The Revival of Trade.
NEW YOIIK, Sept. 7.- --The 'imes says that
evidence in regard to the improvement of
trade is too widely diffused and too conclusive
to be disputed. Fortunately what is true of
New York is equally true of the other great
distributing points. So far as the Southern
trade is concerned there can be no doubt, it
thinks, that the frugality engendered by war
has made the Southern people relatively bet
ter off than the people of any other section of
the Union. While the South is in some re
spects behind the North and West, toe codl
tion of the great body of its people is really
superior to that of the corresponding classes
elsewhere. As regards the North and West,
the prime cause of the promised change in its
condition is the exceptional magnitude and
excellence of the present crops, and, unless
the opportunity for profitable sale of the sur
plus crop is prevented, the revival of busi
ness promises to come soon. IBy this the
country will regain its financial health and
strength as well as bring substantial relief
to the multitude, who have suffered terribly
from the prolonged depression and distress.
Indian Agitators to be Imprisoned.
CHICAGo, Sept. 7.-Orders have already
been issued for the apprehension of some of
the principal agitators among the Indians in
some of the disturbed regions of the West,
with a view of placing them in confinement
in Florida, a' practice which has proved
efficacious in quelling disorders among the
Indians in the Indian Territory and elsewhere.
Made Homeless by the New York Fire.
NEW YORK, Sept. 7.--One hundred and
twenty-six families were made homeless by
the great fire on Thirty-fifth street. The re
covery of the remains of the lost workmen
is delayed by the demolition of walls. De
spite the heavy showers of yesterday and to
day the fire amid the ruins of Hale's piano
factory still burns, necessarily delaying the
work of excavation for the bodies. Several
workmen are now known to be buried be
neath the mass of brick and charcoal. A
dangerous wall is being torn down, and as
soon as the intense heat subsides, a large
force of men will he placed to remove the
debris. Their operations at the beginning will
be confined to that section of the burned
building where the four bodies are supposed
to be. Afterwards they will excavate the
brick and charcoal in the centre of the main
building, as it is generally supposed that
there are more bodies buried there. Mayor
Ely sent order to-day to the fire commission
ers to go to work at once and expend an
amount of one thousand dollars, if neces
sary, in getting out the bodies.
Thle Democrats nuccessful In California.
SAN FIANCIsco, Sept. 7.--The present indi
cations favor the belief that the Democrats
will have a working majority in the Legis
lature, but the result is still in doubt.
SAN FnANCIsoo, Sept. 7.-Further election
returns give Democratic gains throughout
the State, thus insuring a majority in the
Legislature and the election of a United
States Senator in place of A. A. Sargent.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 7.--Returns from the
State show that the Democrats will have a
majority of thirty-eight on joint ballot for
Senator.
Ryland and Farley are the aspirants for
Senator. The vote in the city is not counted
yet. The call for a constitutional convention
is probably defeated.
A LolAisvllte Fire.
LoUISVILLE, Sept. 7.-At about 5:30 this
morning ia fire broke out in the distillery
and warehouse of W. S. Weller & Sons. The
fire originated in the distillery room. There
b ing several barrels of alcohol in the same
room, which was lighted by a lard oil lamp,
the vapors arising from the alcohol ignited
with the flames of the lamp, causing the fire.
Weller estinmates his loss at between $8000 and
$10,000; fully covered by insurance, princi
pally in eastern companies.
The Lounlville Exponltion.
LOUISVILLE, Sept. 7.-The exposition grows
more and more complete every (lday in its
various departments. The department of in
dustries has curious and attractive special
ties, and the art gallery becomes daily, more
and more a place of resort. There were prob
ably about five thousand visitors during the
dlay and night, and the managers are san
guine of the success of the exposition finan
cially.
The Coal Mine Troubles.
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 7.-Dispatches front
Willkesbarre leave no doubt of an immediate
and satisfactory solution of the troubles be
tween the coal companies and the railroads.
The workmen of the latter refuse to listen to
any offer that does not concede the 25 per
cent advance whicr has been demanded. Last
night the secret lodges were in session all
through the country, and serious trouble is
expected. In the rmeanwhile the farmers are,
suffering severely; their cattle are killed,
produce stolen and destroyed, and there
seems to be no way of their protecting them
selves. To add to the clomplications, the
Reading railroad and the locomotive engi
neers are on relations anything but pleasant.
The Worklth~men's Candidate for Mayor
of Baltimore.
BALTIMORE. Sept. 7.-Joseph Thompson, a
successful blacksmith still plying his trade,
has been nominated for Mayor by the Work
ingmen's party.
Gymnastics on the Brooklyn Bridge.
BROOKLYN, Sept. 7.-A Japanese has I,cen
employed to do climbing work on the East
River Bridge. Yesterday he went up a single
rope from the ground to the top of one of the
trusses on an anchorage yard; distance over
fifty feet.
The Bankers' National Convention.
NEW YORK, Sept. 7.-The committee of ar- +
rangements for the Bankers' National Con
vention, which is to be held in this city next
week, at Association Hall, have completed all
thedetalls, and expect a very large attendance.
A letter was received to-day from Gen. Stew
art L. Woodford accepting the Invitation of
the convention to deliver an address next
Wednesday. He will defend Secretary Sher
man's plan of resumption, and his address
will be followed by a discussion of the sub
ject, in which leading bankers of New York
and several Western cities have been engaged
to take part.
The French Communists In New York.
NEw YORK, Sept. 7.--The Association of
French Refugees, composed of exiled Com
munists who took part in the Paris revolu
tion of March 18, 1870, at a recent meeting in
this city, resolved to extend aid to the im
prisoned Communists in New Caledonia.
About 4000 Communists are still confined
there. About 2000 members of the Paris Com
mune are now living in this city. There are
about 8IRtin all that are exiled in the United
States.
The Cigar Makers' Strike.
NEw YORK, Sept. 7.-There are nearly four
hundred cigar makers on a strike in this city,
including men and women. The strike of
the Cubans from the manufactory of Wan
gler & Hahn still continues, the men refusing
to work at reduced rates of pay. Many of
the large manufacturers in the lower part of
the city are working only part of the time on
account of the strike, but manufacturers say
they can have all the hands required in place
of the strikers whenever necessary.
Ancient Pensioners.
NEW YORK, Sept. 7.-Among those who
called at the pension office yesterday was
Thurlow Weed, who draws a pension by vir
tue of service in the war of 1812. Another
pensioner was an old man so feeble that he
had to be brought in a carriage, and was
unable to go into the office and draw his
check.
The Miners' Mtrlke.
NEW Y(ORK, Sept. 7.--Telegrams from Wil
kesbarre, alluding to the strike of miners,
says the agricultural districts are
beginning to feel the effects of the
strike. Bands of so-called committee
men are roaming through the country,
and wherever their requests for
provisions are denied force is used, and
barns, orchards, stock-yards and cellars are
indiscriminately burned. Gov. Hartranft has
determined to place a regiment of three
months men in the disturbed district to co -
operate with the regulars.
The New England Fair.
PORTLAND, Me., Sept. 7.--At the New Eng
land Fair Grounds to-day the second series of
lacrosse was played between the Montreal
and Indian teams, and, like that of yesterday,
was won by the Indian team by a score of 40
to 5.
The free for all race, for a purse of $500, to
be divided, was easily won by Joe Ripley in
three straight heats. Time--2:29, 2:28% and
2:29.
The contest between Knox Boy and Dan
Patchen, for the second place, was very close
and exciting, resulting in Patchen taking the
money.
The Boston Races.
BosToN, Sept. 7.-The unfinished race of
yesterday at Mystic Park was won by Wild
Lily, Roman second, St. Charles third, and
Lady D fourth.
The 2:24 race of to-day was won by Vol
taire in three straight heats. Time-2:25;
2:25%; 2:24 9. Alley took the second place,
Kate the third, and Harry tlfe fourth.
The 2:38 race was won by Kitty taking the
first, second and fourth heats-Schuyler win
ning the third heat. Time--2 :34%; 2:31; 2:30;
2:30.
The Trenton Regatta.
NEW YORK, Sept. 7.--The annual regatta of
the Trenton Boat Club takes place here on
Friday, September 14. The starting point
will be in front of the Trenton Boat-house.
All races will be one and a half miles up the
river, with one turn. Five races and a tub
race are on the programme.
Charity.
NEW YOnK, Sept. 7.-The will of Mrs. Mai
son, widow of the late Francis Maison,
formerly a wealthy merchant of Brooklyn.
was offered for probate. She leaves $41,000 to
various charitable institutions in New York
and Brooklyn.
A Hotel Fire.
ShALEMr, N. H., Sept. 7.-The hotel at Holly
Pond burned at midnight by an Incendiary;
loss $50t). Mrs. Plummer, an aged woman,
was burned to dleath.
Bawggage Car Burned.
NEW YORK, Sept. 7.-The baggage car of+
the Washington express on the Pennsylvania
Railroad just before reaching Waverly this
morning was discovered to be on fire. The
signal was given immnediately for the train to
stop, which was promptly responded to by
the engineer,and the fire was extinguished be
fore any serious damage was done.
The Board of Navigation Convention.
PirrTsrana, Sept. 7.---ln the convention of
the Board of Navigation a resolution was
offered by Gen. Negley calling for a commit
tee of three to investigate the light and signal
service, as now supplied to the lakes and
river navigation, and report such suggestions
as will improve the service. Adoptedl
The chair named as the committee Gen.
Negley, Henry M. Hart and R. S. Semple.
Cincinnati was selected as the next place of
meeting. After the usual resolution of thanks
the convention adjourned.
A hootling Affray.
MEMPHIS, Sept. 7.-At 1 o'clock this morn
ing, on the corner of Main and Monroe streets,
Ed. Murray, a sporting character, was shot
and probably fatally wounded by Jule Posier,
of St. Louis, who was arrested and has been
held in the sum of $2000 to answer. Posier
denies that he shot Murray; but two men who
were present assert that he did. All the par
ties were drinking.
Owen's Succession.
BALTIMORE, Sept. 7.-A clerk of the How
ard House, Baltimore, holds ex-Senator
Owen's effects, including $4200 in money and
securities, subject to the adverse claims from
Owen's heirs and the State of South Carolina.
Owen's remains leave to-day for interment in
>outh Carolina.
CAPITAL NEWS.
The New York CusteomHoune.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7.-A member of the
Cabinet, in alluding to the action of the gov
ernment in regard to the proposed removal of
the three leading officers of the customs at
New York, afithoritatively announcesd yester
day, said that the delay in making the ap
pointments is to enable the citizens of New
York most interested to make their own seo
lection; that it was not a question whether
they were friends of Senator Conkling or
Morgan or any one else, all the government
desires is efficient officers. It is expected that
by the time Congress mnpets the selection will
have been made.
The disasters of the Rilpublican party are
attributed to the abuse of the patronage of
the Custom-House, out of which have grown
the dissensions and faction lights in that
State.
oeneral Inspec.nr of Steamboats.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7.-Gen. Dumont, Su
pervising Inspector General of Steamboats,
will be able to make a very satisfactory show
ing of the operations of his important branch
of the service for the past fiscal year. The
accounts reveal a surplus of $53,000. As the
law simply contemplates that the revenues
of the service shall pay the expenses, Gen.
Dumont is now engaged in preparing a plan
by which he expects to be able to reduce the
licenses charged to officers of steamboats.
The present charge is $25. It is believed that
the surplus of the past year would justify a
reduction of about 25 per cent, which will &e
a very important saving to licensed offices
of steamboats.
Weathler Report.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7.--During the rest of
Friday, in the Tennessee and the Ohio valleys,
rising followed by falling barometer, east
veering to southeast winds and partly cloudy
weather.
The RMexiean War Veterans.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7.-Fearing lest the ac
tion taken by the Mexican Veterans assem
bled at Chicago might be construed as the
opinion of all, the secretary of the National
Association of Mexican War Veterans states
that the latter society will continue its peti
tion to Congress on the subject until a final
decision is reached.
Conkllng's Mister.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7.--It has been ascer
tained by several papers that a sister of Sena
tor Conkling has been dropped from her place
among the lady examiners at the New York
Custom-House. Secretary Sherman says
that this is not true.
No Colored Orators Wanted in Ohio.
WASHRINTON, Sept. 7.-The President has
advised Prof. Langston that political speeches
in Ohio are incompatible with his position as
Minister to Hayti. It is considered that this
strict construction of the President's order is
in accordance with the wishes of the Republi
can manager of the Ohio election, as it has
been found that colored orators do not make
Republican votes in Northern States.
The Presldent's southern Tour.
WAsHINGTON, Sept. 7.-The Presidential
party made a safe start last night. It con
sists of Hayes, McCrary, Devens and Key,
besides the President's family.
The Chicago Collectorship.
WASHINcTON, Sept. 7.-The Cabinet have
taken the papers in the Chicago Collectorship
case vs. Smith. Decision reserved.
WAR NOTES.
The Capture of Lovatz.
LONDON, Sept. 6.--A correspondent states
that the Russian attacking force at Lovatz
was 22,000, with one division in reserve, and
that the capture was effected partly by sur
prise.
Flghting at Loftseha for Two Days.
CONSTANTINOPLE, Sept. 7.--A dispatch from
Loftscha, d(ated yesterday, received from
Osman Pasha, reports that incessant fight
ing has been in progress for two days, and
that it is impossible to foretell the result.
The Porte Wllling for Paece.
LONDON, Sept. 7.-A dispatch from Vienna
says that the Porte, through Count Andrassy,
now offers to negotiate for peace.
A Battle at Kechlowa.
LONDON, Sept. 7.-The Stan ard'r Shumla
correspond(ent reports fighting at Kechlowa
(the Kazelvo of the maps), which lasted ten
hours.
The Battle of Kezil-Tepe.
LONDoN, Sept. 7.-A dispatch to the Times,
dated Erzeroum, September 4, says: The
battle of Kezil-Tepe, which resulted in the
Russians being completely driven from their
position at Kedalar, cost the Turks 430 in
killed and 1400 in wounded.
Kezil-Tepe hill was held by five battalions
of Russian infantry, the remainder having
withdrawn to Karkeck on the 23d of August;
was attacked at 2 o'clock on the morning of
the 24th by two divisions under Ali Pasha and
Mahmed l3ey; they were both wounded.
The Russians, outnumbered by ten to one,
fought bravely, but were driven off from
their main camp. They came up about 9
o'clock, and made three unsuccessful attempts
to carry the hill by storm.
These were most gallantly repulsed by the
•Turks, who finally remained masters of the
field, and have now strongly entrenched
Kezil-Tepe hill.
The Harbor of Sebastophl.
LoNDQN, Sept. 7.--Reports from Hobart
Pasha to the Porto represent that the new
fortifications of Sebastopol are strong enough,
even without the addition of torpedoes in the
harbor, to destroy the finest fleet afloat
which would venture to attack them.
The Russlan Headquartcrs.
LONDON, Sept. 7.--The Timen' Vienna cor
respondent says news has been received that
the Russian headquarters have been moved
from Gorney Studen to Bulgreni; this may
indicate either an advance in the direction of
Plevna, or a retreat from the neighborhood of
the Jantra lines.
The Turkish Wounded.
LONDON, Sept. 7.-A special from Constan
tinople, by way of Servia, to the Times says:
Three thousand wounded from Suleiman
Pasha's army have reached Adrianople. The I
English doctors report 4l00 more at Kasenlek,
and at Schipka they lie all over the steep hill
sides.
Servia Too Poor to Take the Field.
LONDON, Sept. 7.-The Times Vienna cor
respondent telegraphs: In spite of Russian
subsidies hitherto received, Ser-ia can less
afford to assemble a considerable portion of
her male population, and maintain them,
than she could last year.
No Intervention In the 'rureo-Runlan
War Posnible.
LONDON, Sept. 7.-Earl Derby, Foreign
Minister, speaking at Liverpool last evening,
said he did not think the present moment
favorable for any interposition by third par
ties in favor of peace, but the time might
come, and it might not be far off, when Eng
land's good offices will be acceptable. He
assured his hearers that whenever, in the
government's judgment, that time arrived,
they would not lose the opportunity.
Minor Notes.
LONDON, Sept. 7. - The turkish Bagdad
army of 35,000 men is going to Nisch.
The uneasiness at Constantinople about the
attitude or Greece has subsided, but there is
still gmeat distrust of Servia.
A further issue of 6,000,000 of piastres of pa
per money has been determined upon.
Base all.
CtffMtMATr, Sept. 7.-The Louisville and
Cincinnati clubs played another close ind ex
citing game to-day, which finally resulted
victoriously for the Louisvilles in the tenth
inning by ascore of 3 to2. Base hits by Addy
and Foley and a sacrificed hit by Booth
earned one run for the reds in the second in
ning. Pike, Jones and Addy earned another
in the third. By base hits in the fifth the
Louisvilles gained two unearned runs by
errors on the part of Myrle, Mitchell and
Manning, and a base hit by Latham. The
game stood a tie until the tenth inning, when
Latham got in a three base hit and Hague a
single, giving the Louiesvilles arun, when Hall
struck out, ending the game.
The special feature of the game was a won
derful one-hand catch by Jones.
The clubs play again to-morrow.
INNINGS.
1st 2d 3d 41.11 th 6th 7th sth 9th loth
Cincinnati-o 1 1 ( 0 0 0 e 0 c-2
Loulrvivle- -0 o io 0 o 0 0 1--3
Runs uarned--Cincinnatt, 5: Louisville. 1.
Total bases on clear luts-(Cneinnati. 1; Louis
ville, 8.
Base hits-La.ham 1, struck out; Pike 1. Jones
2; total for Cinaidnati, 3. Hall 1, Gerhardt 2,
Snyder 1; total for Louisville, 4.
Bases on called halls--Booth, Miller, Mitchell,
Devlin and Gerhardt.
Left on bases-Cincinnati, 7; Louisville, ,.
First base on errors-Cincinnati, 5; Louis
ville, 4.
Passed balls-Snyder, 1.
Double plays-Mvrle. Manning and Foley.
Time of game-2 hours and 20 minutes.
Umpire-Crandell.
HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 7.-On accountof a
storm the game between the Martfords and
Chicagos was postponed.
PIhTSBURO, Sept. 7.-The.game between the
Allegheny and Rochester clubs has been post
poned on account of rain.
'A Misl.lonary Dead.
HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 7.-The Rev. Mr.
Hyman A. Wilder, aged 55, died in this city
to-day, after a long illness. Mr. Wilder was
for twenty-five years a missionary of the
American Board among the settlers of South
Africa.
i- Aeeident.
BRnooKLYN-, Sept. 7.-This evening as the
:e train on the Long Island railroad was passing
the corner of Atlantic and Rutland Avenues,
on its way to Flatbush Avenue depot, it col
lided with a horse and buggy. The driver
1 was slightly injured; the horse, however, had
three legs cut off.
A Storm oirthe Massachusetts Coast.
MARTHA'S VINEYARD, Mass., Sept. 7.-A
,e terrible northeast storm began here last
p ight and still continues; the surf is bil ak
ing over both the highland and oak bluff
wharves; vessels passing up the sound are
running under bare poles.
The California Rifle Team.
NEW YORK Sept. 7.-The members of the
California rifle team arrived yesterday from
is San Francisco. Their names are Gen. John
b McComb, Capt. C. P. LeBreton, Capt. H. J.
d Burles, Capt. H. W. Brockhoff, Lieut. J. Rob
ertson, G. H. Strong, Louis Baryere1 Charles
r- Nash, J. W. Maher, E. N. Snook E. Unger,
Harry Hook, Wm. Wright, J. P. Warren, E.
H. Ladd, F. G. Blum, H W. F. Leeman.
a Wnrton's Condition Worse.
NEW YonRK Sept. 7.-Richmond, Ind., dis
patch to the hIeral l says: Senator Morton is
no better, if, indeed, he is not worse than he
d was a week ago.
MONEY AND STOCKS.
NEW YORK, Sept. 6.-Wall street-Money
a closed at 4 1h cent. Exchange higher at
483%((486%5 . Gold closed at 103%/. Govern
ments closed steady. Currency 6's, 123@123'.
Pacific Railroad bonds closed as follows:
Union first mortgage, 104I @105; do. land
grants, 104'104%; do. sinking fund, 9318@94;
a Centrals, 106@106%. The stock m#rket
a closed quiet and firm with an advance of
n about 1 j cent in Illinois Central and Michigan
Central, and ¼'i4 P cent in the balance of
the list. The transactions to-day aggregated
122,000 shares. The following are the clos
ing bids:
New York Cent 'al............... ...73 (@ -
e H arlem .................... .... ..142 @
r Erie .. ................. 12
n Erie, preferred..... 2.. . 22f2(o
Lake Shore ...................... 64!'4@ -
s Wabash ....... ............. 121@
Northwestern ................34@
Northwestern, preferrcd 6@........ 63 -
f Rock Island'. ........... .. 10li@ -
l Fort Wayne ........ .......... 51 @ -
St. Paul................... .. 32 -
St. Paul, preferred ........._..... 67@ -
Pittsburg ............... .. 2 @ -
) Delaware, Lackawana and West
S ern. ... ....... ..... .. 57. 5 -
New Jersey Central ...... ......38 -@ -
Delaware and Hudson Canal ..... 55%@ -
Morris and Essex.............. 8() -
1 Michigan Central .................. 58 -
Illinois Central ...... ..... 71
Union Pacific 6'w9/
C. C. and I. C 4@ -
St. Joseph... .. . ... . . .. 12 t -
St. Joseph, prefe7rr',d ... .... 27?, -
Ohio and Miss.isippi .............. 67 (6 -
Panam a .......... ........... ....110 -
Western Union Tele~raph........ 84 (@ -
Atlantic and Pacific Telegraph .... 19 (a -
Pacific Mail ................ ... 24%@ -
Quicksilver ... . .. . 1 -
Quicksilver, preferred ... ... 32 -
Adams Express ................... 94%@ -
Wells, Fargo & Co.'s Express..... 83 ( -
United States Express .......... 47 @ -
American Express .......... ... 51%1@-
In State bonds Louisiana Consols rose to
79; Virginia consolidated, ex matured coupons, t
to 65.
MARINE NEWS.
NEw YoRK, Sept. 7.-Arrivedl: Oder,
Bremen, Leviot, Japan, Herman. Livingston,
Savannah, Albeniarle, Lewis, Glasgow. C
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 7.-Arrived: Lord 1
Clyve, Liverpool. a
QC-EENSTOWN, Sept. 7. -- Sailed: Adriatie,
City of Chester, New York. Arrived: Rus
sia from New York and proceeded, Wisconsin
from New York and proceeded. P
SoUTrHAPTON, Sept. 7.-Sailed: Hindoo. P
BOSTON, Sept. 7.-Arrived: Bristol from P
Scandinavia. I l
FOREIGN NEWS.
Butt and the Obstruetionlots.
LONDON, Sept. 7---Isaac Butt, Home Rule
member of Parliament from Limerick, in a
letter ridicules the idea that Parliament will
ever grant home rule in ordelcr to get rid of
any annoyance or inconvenience the Irish
members can cause.
Thiers' Funeral to be Made a Political
Demonstration.
LONDON, Sept. 7.-The Slondard's corre
spondent at Paris, commenting upon the
abandonmernt of a public funeral for M.
Thiers, says: The funeral will assume the
character of a party demonstration, and In
the present excited state of the public mind is
looked forward to with some apprehension.
Violent articles In the Bonapartist press,
especially the lays, seem designedly intend
ed to provoke the public to a breach of the
peace.
La De ease says: All political iianifesta
tionsw.ulbe put down with theutmost rigor.
The Cuiraselers, who have been out maneu
vering for some days, have been recalled to
Paris.
A Meetlng of ninlbters.
VIENNA, Sept. 7.-Andrassy and Bismarck
meet September 12 or 15.
Lord Salisbury was detained in ministerial
circles. The meeting was a mere act of cour
tesy.
The Pope's Health.
LONDON, Sept. 7.-A Reuter, dated Rome
to-day, says: The Pope last evening lhad a
slight attack of weakness, but with no alarm
ing symptoms. He rose late this morning and
workod in his study, but is still weak.
DOMESTIC MARKETS.
NEw YORK, Sept. 7.--Flour firmer but in
active; No. 2 State $3(14; superfine State $4@
5; extra State $5 25fi5 50; superfine Western
$3 50R64 75 " Southern flour firm and in good
demand; io. 2 $3 75 4 25; superfine $4 25'cf5.
Wheat strong-No. 2 red winter cash $1 60
bid; do. September $1 39%7f4 1 42; No. 2 cash
$1 28 bid; do. September $1 :"35. Barley
dull. Rye strong and in good demand--West
ern on spot 6646Z%; State on spot 77@77%
Corn firm but qui.t-steamer cash 58sf@9;
do. September 59%; No. 2 cash W~a. Oats are
in fair demand and strong-extra white 41@i
42; No. 1 do. 40640;; extra mixed 3~0Y@37;
rejected 29f130. Pork-mess $12 95@13 on
spot; September $12 95 bid. Lard firm and
stronger-spot, city, 8.85; Western 9.05.
Beef very quiet-packed $157115 50; family
$16. Cut meats dull and without change in
prices. Whisky dull at $1 13 spot. Cotton
stronger-Uplands 11. Futures quiet and
steady. Cheese market remains very firm at
5@11/, for common to prime and 12 '12%~
for fancy.
THE WEATHER YESTERDAY.
The following is the "temperature" at the
various points named, as reported by the
Signal Service telegrams furnished by Ser
geant Brown, of the Signal Bureau, and indi
eating the state of the temperature at the
points named, at 3 p. m. yesterday:
Cairo 75 degrees Cincinnati 74, Galveston
87, Keokuk 77, Ladrosse 78 Leavenworth 78,
Louisville 74, Memphis 75, Nashville 73,
Omaha 78 Pltteburg 62, Shreveport 75, St.
Louis 75, St. Paul 74, Vicksburg 80, Yankton
(D. To 82 Augusta (Ga.) 85, Corslcana (Tex.)
80, Mobile 76, Monttgnery 82, Savannah 89,
New Orleans 87, and Key West 84.
The following were the variations of tem
perature, according to the thermometer
(Fahrenheit) at Duhamel's store, on Canal
street, yesterday:
6 a. m., 79; 12 noon, 88; 3 p. m., 92; 6 p.
m., 82. At 3 p. m., in the sun, 1c,.
M. GAMBETTA's SPEECH AT LILLE.
[Paris Telegram (Aug. 17) tothe London Times.]
M. Gambetta said : "The next election
will free us from clericalism and Bona
partism. Yes, those Bonapartists who
ave taken the leading part in the min
istry of the 16th of May, and with whom
the dupes have had to reckon-those
Bonapartists; who subsidise newspa
Ders, who incite to erime-those noisy
Bonapartists will be vanquished. Their
numbers will decline, and not only their
numbers; the degree to which they have
been defeated by universal suffrage will
be seen in the quality of those it crushes.
The situation presents this twofold char
acter-the fusion of classes under the
banner of the republic and the defeat of
the Bonapartists. These two ideas are
inseparable. The empire could only sub
sist by the division of the country-a
despotism resting on the antagonism of
two classes. It is to save France not only
from that disgraceful and impossible
restoration, but from the very death of
our land, that the fusion to which I
have just referred has been made; and
universal suffrage will ratify it. There
fore, if any official editor speaks of the
policy of abasement, he cannot refer to
the Republican policy. The party of the
abasementand disappearance of France
is the one that fell at Sedan -the party
called "Brumaire" and "Decembre"
the party the foreigner would live to see
returned, because this party has only
one name in our history-it is the party
of invasion."
After referring to the apprehensions
throughout Europe as to the present
government, and to the sympathy
abroad with the Republican majority,
he dwelt on the consequences of the
vote, and repelled the assertion that the
Marshal need not bow to the solemnly
pronounced will of the nation, conciud
ing as follows:
It is in vain that such things are
said, or rather allowed to be said, in the
hope that they will cheer the failing
hearts of their auxiliaries and carry vic
tory with them. Such things are said
only when the fight is imminent; but
after it, when the fates have deciled, it
is different. When the sole authority
to which all must bend has pronounced,
do not think any one is strong enough
to oppose it. Do not think that when
these millions of Frenchmen-peasants,
workmen, bourgeois-electors of the
free soil of France, have made their
choice, that there will be one, whatever
be his degree in the political or admin
istrative scale that could resist. Be
lieve me, gentlemen, when France has
pronounced her sovereign will there
must either be submission or resigna
tion.
E Eipreslng a Babe.
[Cincinnati Enquirer.]
A lady in this city sent a description
of a child she wanted to a foundling
hospital in New Orleans. A day or two
ago she received a reply that a child
was on its way to Cincinnati, and yes
terday the messenger of the Adams Ex
press rang the bell and announced a
package for Mrs. -, at the same time
presenting a little girl of tender years
with an express label tied to one arm.

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