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THE ALASKA HUMBUG.
AT LAST OVAS. CVO. H. TII4IMAS CIVKS IS TI1K
TKI'TM ABOUT mil ICBB1 BGB.
Gen. Thomas dates his report at San Fran
SspCtT. After enumeiating thi'troops ?n the I?e
partuient 4.f Alaska, he describes bis movements previous
t4i and en mule to Alaska. Of Arizona, be says: "This
stute of Inilnui ??flails, in my opinion, fully Justifies the
ludgm.'iit t? Gen. Bajases lu ib phting IBS stations lu two
Department of Columbia for operations apuinst
the turbulent Indians in Arizona." 01 rimons
posts on the runfle Coast be thinks the!
Camp M Permit Is now useful to overlook the ''' 1'""",;?
the r.M'tvution. and bus been rontinnedi out i nun mu
try ns a guurd. It la Bus expensive Bo maintain lbs post
than it would li4' t?i rein?te the supplies to Fort Van?
couver, and it i? m the midst of n fertile valley, from
?which it cm procure all its forage, breudatnff, and rege
tabl.M hi less eiD4 use than they ??oui?! be transported to
it. I.upw ai sud Coll ill?' are posts conveniently situated,
and seem to bo n? < es-ury to overlook the Iiidnins located
in ?r, uinl protect them from white ihpicilttiioiis. Fort
indwell seems ?o be inconveniently situated and.unneces?
sary, but there ere o quantity of supplies there, enough
for the coining Winter, and I luve liefern il ordering us
discontinuant-? until March ?>r Aptil next. Kismatli,
W.iincr, and Hsrnejr are cooventently situstedforcon
tsnttins and supervising the lud?an? on the reservation,
util w ill be continued.
Fort Vancouver is of no use, except as A quarter
??taater*? and comtni??.iry depot, but the liusinessof these
atAsATdepartaoeiita i- transacted at Portland, and mont of
tin- atores shipped dim tl? from Portland.
I lift Port land for Alaska, July 6, in the nmnll utenmer
Bit ei, ici, i halten?! lor the purpose, and arrive?! ?it Bit Its.
jul> id rii ? Is the heatlquurteraof the department,and
va? Uk heaiiiju.liters OS the RubsianAineiicuii Tur
There are still u nnmber of Russians and half-breeds in
She town, and u lurge VflhaflS of Induins iinnuiliatt 1\ otit
sule of IBS stockade. The Indiana are treacherous, war?
like, und. until recently, discontented with the change of
governments, it will be necessary to maintain a largo
gairisou nt this place, to protect the traders from Indians
ui'il pre?, rre order sud good behavior among the whites
and half-breeds. In January last.u parts of Kaki- In?
diuhs ?tttcinplid to I'-ave Silkil In violation Of orders]
In resisting the attempt, ?noof the imiiuus wuskilled by
a sentinel. After the* wert permitted to return to their
bornea they Billed. In revenge fur the loss of their eoss
p?n;on, two White men who bud left Sitka In December
<>n h trading ennndii on In Chatham Straits. Upon bear?
ing of these morders, Oen. Dnrlt proet eded In tne United
Btati-s Bseunier Baginuw t?? punish then ; opon bis arrival
at their village. Ondina: a deserted, n was destroyed.
He did not Micceid in fliidlnir nnv of the nuiiilcrers.
?lnce then this tube BUS been vciy quiet. In lev per
ramal Interview with Qen. Duvfcl I bei unie satiulinl Ins
course wasrighl und necos?ry In that instance. I will
bet?' mention that on my return from the noith-westto
hitiic, i,en i>?4is reported that during mj nhoenes he
bad visited Kort.? Tungaso und Wrengel, on the revenue
cutter Lincoln, und that while in Tongas? B white trader
Complained that he had been roliUed by Cupe Fox In
dnti'-. They will be punished byeouflneinenl and work
at Port Tongaea ?is a warning te the tribe, und the chief
and t ti*- medicino man released snd returned to tee vtl?
liiaic. Tin?, l presume, has been done by this time.
Left BlIBS Jnlf SB, and airived nt Kennv, ubonl 100
mile.? un look's li bt, on the ?uih. Tin? is the old Bus
Hl.'li-Am.l I ..til trading post of Fotl Nicholas, ?Hid Is BOW
occupied by one company ol artillery. The only white
iubul'itunl.s beside the ?hi rison lire the reptcscntntivcs of
tan two trading bouses of Untchinwn, Kohl ?B Go., and
t'apt. Levy, itore la a village of Aleuts, numbering
?bout ?'0, near by ; unother small vdbtge B few- mili i be?
low, and a scttli nient of some naif dozen Russian fnmlllet
IS miles below, There ate m? other Mttleuiente, either
white or Indian, nenr. iaH Kessy Aug. B, and stopped
at Clmgutchio Kay, shoot 60 Ullli-S below, on the t BSl
side of the inlet, to look at a coal vein; (.'apt. White
went ashore mul BlOUgBI abonni a quantity of
It. Tins coal Is a line quality of cannel;
lies in a number of veins running obliquely st sn angle
i?f iibont so* from the top of the siuitu formation, beneath
the soil to ?m BBhnown depth) the veins beton from four
to eight feet thick ; It erops out on the aide of the bluff
ooase hundred feel high at tbe water edge, and si i " w
tide the veins show they run beneath the water. The
water ut this place is shoal for some distance out, and
Banters or extensive purs would bsvs to be need for
shipment ?ntOOSl if mines were established. At Buglert,
or Graham's R.?v, some M Battes below Chogntcblo, there
Is another eoel deposll ; the Buaalan-Amerlcan Pur Com?
pany established mi nine work? lure some tears since,
but ?iiiaii'ioin .i ?le m-, the reason given we for their fail?
ure i? mai the coal proved to be comparatively nui ll?ess
KADIAK ? THRSAN l'ItANi BtOO S B VVOKKS?T1IK ST. l'ALL'S
M. al. TItAliB.
Arrived at Kadi.ik August i; this place Is garrisoned
by a coiupai y of atiiii'iv. It was a i:u?siuii-Aiiicrii an
trailing post, tBB next Ut importance to Mtk.i, und a per?
manent otliciil ?Aas ?tationeil there. Reside the garrison,
there are here a few Russian anil half-breed families, an
Ab ut tinegS, n f( n Ko "she Indians, bfWUgbl here from
Bltha by the Bussisns, and four trading establishments.
(In Wood I-land. BCTOOl the harbor, is the fee ('< mpSBy'l
estaiilishnii'iit, which supplies Han Pranelseo with ii >,
and appeal? to do i? large business. This i? the most
hiMithi-rii point nt Which ne can be prodiieeil with iit
lainty en theeaast. With the exception of preventing
Illicit WhlsKj trading with the Abuts, I we no n?-. i
for either tins p?i?t or the one ?it Kenny, but do noi deem
It wise to disturb them sutil regulations are established
Bsauvern Intereourte with the nal
Tin-re i? an Aleut villa ire on each of t hi- St. Paul's Islands,
whose Inhabitant* ere solely engaged in killing the fur
??eul for a iivinir. They tretebrought hers from time to
i ," fioui Ooaalsaka bt the Russians, iluoetbedla
covery of tb?-i-l.iiids m 17S1; ulso a revenue olio er, ?i, ?
took moat of Uiuled Btstse troops, und ogentt of two
tiiidiiig esial'lislnnetita?Un se latter, as the ollu ? r? m
foriueil mi'. i>4 permission of the Treasury Department?
The governing of the Islands under the lew of Congreso
regubating the klllinr of seuls, and forbidding visitors,
iM-iiig a delie.iii' matter, a pool whs c?t..ii
tfehei at Bt, Pan's, I.?laml, wnh n tletachtnent
from it on til. George. These troops uro directed
t<> support the revenue ooloora In auetainins,
the!a44sof Coogreaeand preserve order on the island.?.
As fur a.? i could obaei re, the law was being folly carried
Nit The I? \. DM < Hi'eis stated they hud restricted the
killing of sea!? to the small? st number II?cessai) for the
inaint?'iiani-e of the natives; and the chiefs, though up
I'loviiig of the law for tins year, thought the offieert
should be a little more liberal, as they were very poor,
Several trail.ng VOaoela had utlempteil to land, but hud
been forbidden. '1 ne Aleuts of linse islands, as well as
those of Keiiat, hi? in u innen better eointiiion morally
tlian those of Kadiuk und <>oiialaska, cspi-cnillv the lat?
ter. The white? bare hod grester scenes to Ksdlsksnd
Oonnlaska,and,conacquenllr, the nativesnrs moredo
?oraliaed. There is u marked difference between tbe
Koioshe iiidiuns un Um eastern thoreof thePaciBc,and
the Aleuts, who are iii.tinly i? ]>i. ?eut? ?I Irv tin- inliil.il
suts of the Alaska Peninsula aud adjomlng Island. The
latter aie a iniui, Bospitsbas, und plis?le people, rend) to
take ailvii-o front any one, ?nul hence easily Imposed
upon; thos?? ut Onsnlssanhnvo been so tampered with
by tradeis, whose Interests ?ire conflicting, that Ibeyss
sured hue very Irankly, In a conversation I bad with
them, that ibejrdid not know whs or what to believe,
nor whit their tight? end, privileges were.
TUS ALKLIS ASI) TIII.1K fTOBWITfOB SBtfS ANO TIIE1K
The Aleuts, tin.ugh nearly all stnet memlfrs of the
Greek Church, seem to have no contn?! over their passion
for ardent spirits, nor have they very correct ideas in
regard to cbastlly ; consequently the effects of OOntBSt
with the strong! r willed Americaus are appuient, as
venereal SBBBSSSS and scrofula STS quiie ?oinmon, and
tin re un- Senreslr any, 4ilbi r nuile or leinule, who will
not gel into* nut id if they hate the opportunity ; almost
the Hi nt thing they ash tor Is whisky, I belters m neb
go'Hi might be done, snd Improvement effected, if one or
two reliaine norsena oouldbeappointed to lire ainoug
tin'm us aupenniendents, |o lesen them how to trade ami
conduct then business, and impose upon them tbe ni Be?
Sity of ab-tslniiig from dissipation and ?.inuoralii.i. Back
parsons appointed by the Uorerument, if of good ohar
aeter theiueelves, would have gnat mfloence foi guud,
a? the Aleuts jni4? great n>|?eet for those In mithin i
Rut to !>?? effective the??) agents should abstain from
attempting to luti rferi ?ith tin h n Hno i- faith, .
are strong m their fslth m tin- Oreek I kurcb, and ill tue
nrngreoo made by them has been through this influence.
To the credit <>f the people ?>f Keournnd the Itlandaof
Bt (iiorire ?mil Bt, Paul, I inusl mv I saw UU ' vubm??? of
disulj.lltlon union?: them, line BO doubt to th, li ISOlutloO,
aatftngk 1 was ?i I,.i meil lliey were li.ilili- to Inc fralll 4 "t
then race if Inducements were off? red them. They lu?<
Ereused me very favorably with their lutelligeuce Slid
oncsty; mnnriif the tuen ere quite ssailiul mechsnlcs,
and oertninly their bldarkot, or as?a boats, ore eredllslile
to them ?is le luir modelo of grace and sticiittn in tin:
Way of boat b.iKtii'g.
On bt. Paul nud til. OeorgS only are tbe fur-bearing
teul found, ami are killed fur their fuis and oil. An
flosulbed by the astir? a, the habita of these animal
rery neculisr. About the i.m ..i BprUur early part of
Mn/ tin- old lliule reals unite ut Inc ISlSIMls BUd |
sbori' ut the pi.??? s regularly frequented by them, i
nxikiuis; tfiej make a thurougli examination oi i e
ground, winch o.? upo s tonic da? ? ; then the grant bodj
Settin tu mine,nud Ina short llnta all buve bob
Oeeup.eil their several positions, i he fem.il.-. OOUM Up
en ?hole, and nrs coin ?teil together Is commuuitiM or
fam.1,1-? by emh one of the Old seuls, who p,.
BatiBUt pewort to maintain his giwdnd uml giiaid In? fam?
ily ; the young maus anil MMrnUUa ? ai"
f.uceii n? tuki- thin plnee outside of the srea is i upled by
the families, und If Ihey utteiiiiit to Interfere
witii tu? iioiiKsiic ?vrrsngementi desertbed they
are summarily arlveu elf by the beoda of
famllie?. In these In.nines many terrible Ulli,? \-,,??( m
This arranif? inent of the animals on ?mil ?.r.'unil the
rookoriet make it very simple uml east for the
hnnssrs to nines themselves, bstweea the famille.
tiie youni: male?, from whom only the skins me r.,K< u
Which, wlwu they want to kill, tin y do in part., s of ,i, ,,,
to, all armad with club?. Tiny get between the families
and the i'iung males, tlu n drive them inlsnd some two
m three miles distant, letting all not wanted torslsughter
Imp out by the vtuy; these return to the rookeries Ar
tei getting only a? many as they asa ?km und aall In Wie
Jay to the proper pluoee. they ar?' killed by sinking the
noies of the animals with the ilubn. The next ?lay is
Bended to packing for shipment. Ry thla laeuns the
famille? are not ilistuibed, und lern.??n to lu? ni und
reur iti?:lr young. As far as i can Judge, the
business of the old mules Is to COIUpe] ll.e
females I?! lake (tire Of their young outil they bsvs
grown ?utiicieiitiy to tnheeoreol them sires; they theu
u stire up sil control over the females, v% ? ?. are
p?'i'iiiJtti"i to leave Uk?i young sud ko into tk
old male ?tu) i;u.jidliih'and t>vii.ooa.iiig Ute yoiuig. lu
S ptenil.er all ?re permitted 9? g?' Into the water, where
III, v swim ami ?port alluma: the .lav. coining up oil til.?
shaaie ni 1 lie cv-iilng to rest .lining the night- At tins
.I.II...I nil movs further Inland and minglo ttowtlier
inli-criiiiiiniKlv. If the Autumn entunica mild, they
remain on the islands till the latter pnrt of October,
aal.en tliey ill-appear Very suddenly wllhltl U
il it or two, and bate been sen going through tha pames
hetwren tbe Aleutian Uistitis, traveling lu a rwutUerl?
direction. Nothing more of them la seen until next Bprlnr.
Millier i- U BBtiS n win re they pass the Winter. Inc.
number ol Beala on the islsad eaa anil1 as estimated, in
the night of the ?eaaoa. after tbe roaos ara hora, the**
?ated all the wny from live t.. fifteen milllona;
but tbev an* counties.?. Ijlng tu Hi? rookeries, covering
hundred* of acres, like ?harp la a pen. Tha s?bila
of tii.se an?mala are such tli.it if pe? milted to be banted
by even imiiv at random, they weald bo very soon
diivsufi.lac Islaassa Thl? bas basa proved by tha
RUMiallS, WbO totally lie.-tloMil SOUK..villes before
they lei, i ned by experience bow ta Ireal them. If It la
desirable tu proteel aad ?sBrpetoats the fur beartng seal,
?Hie nf Itvo pl.Mis Mioiild lie ?idopteal. One la, tO connue
I be killing to tba natives, pel milling none others but au?
thorised agents of lbs (?u\ eminent to live ob the islands,
inn 1 permit traders to visit tliein lo pun lnisti only after
the akin? hat r beea pn patted ami tha twala bave left tot
the aooth. 'ibis t nuise ?oiiiii m c.ssitiite tbe stationing
ot an agent 00 euch of the Islands, to guard the Illicit BIS
of tha Government aad prevent Hie Hi uioralizatloli of
IhC natives by Mich ui,scrii|iuliuis tinders as would n?t
lie.-itate to fuiiiinh them with Jnpior lor the purpose of
Tbe other plan it to sell to the highest bidder the privi?
lege of purchasing the furs taken ami pn pareil by tha B_V
mes, n.inning tbe successful lniliiiii to keep on tha
isliiinls a good supply of final and clothing, und tarstsh
t lit m to the natives ut fan rates. 'Uns last plan seem*?
Hie most advisable, its it \toiilil be to the interest of tin?
pailles who have the pin liege to preserve Ilui seals, nuil
protect the natives from ilciiiniali/.alioii. If the nutuncr
of killing the seals is left to the natives, there is no fear
of their ?iverilomg it. Nothing could induce tliein, if DOt
ileinorali/.eil. to slaughter more Until wi.ul.l he safa , nor
.bange their plans of operation*. If It is not deemed
desirable to perpetuate tue sen!, but only receive revenue
tram the Islands, it Is suggested tiny lie sold m
lee simple to the highest bidder?, who no doubt will make
th? most of them ; in the mean tune destroy tlie seals and
tbeoi.ly liieiu.s oi siib-i-tenie of llu- nalives. An open
opportunity for the public to hunt seals ludirerlmioap ly
mi the island will accomplish tbe same ilesti iictnin with
out any return lo the l.ovennnciit. Tins mailer of fur
s. als uppt urs to be the only one ictpiilllig legislation.
Tbe sea utter and land Im beai lug aulmal? will never be
hunted by a hite men, because Of the fatigue and bald?
ship attending it in this count ly, and I he. laws of supply
und deatalid will govern the production of their luis.
Aliar proper kslalatlon in regard to the tar-seal Islands,
linda wholesome supclintci.dchco of the Indians anil
A lents is established. I think that one garrison of BOO Of
?no men, w lili a i-veiiue steamer, or steamer of ?ulta?
ble Sise, atiaiiifii to tha g.uiisoii to ma from point to
poiiit BBBOI g the islands anil along the coast, ?ill bo all
ib.it i> needed in Alaska ; and ii? .Silka has already sonic
buildings Mutable for a gari ison. it tvoiild be as well tneio
a-11 i ?beie, iinitss u mere suitable barbor could be
found. These remarks aie applicable to the coast, the
only part of Al.t-k.i ot win, li much is known. I.mit.
Kay moud of tbe Engineer Corps la now absenl at Port
Voiikoii, for the purpose of used taming if that DOBl is on
American or Kngii.-h territory. His report will be for?
winde.i to army besdquariera aaaoon Misada nponhla
return. ItUhoped ho will obtain reliable Information
as to the l*ea0UJJ*COa of the nu.iior hindering, ou tue
M I'lKaSl'KCT OV AS IMMI'IMATK BKTT1.1MI *?t.
T see no immediate prospect of the cnnitiy being set?
tled up. The climate is too rigid; there la tarn niucu rain
und too little sun for agiiciiltuinl purposes. At nm-t of
llic posts thcie SIS ganh'iis, in which are raised radishes,
turnips, lettuce, and other Watery vegetables, and fair
potatoes, though they tt ill not keep any tune. The mola
une of the t 1?in.lie Is so great that these vegetaba? con?
tinue to grow, hut do not upen. Tbs same difficulty has
ai te in led all at tempt s to ntlse barley, oats, ol ?heal; tlio
stalk grOWS gleen Mid rank, but tin- seid ab.es DOt C'llut?
!.. maturity ut upen There is romparatirely little ?and
siillalne for am It'Ultille; the Isrgesl tlact ?mil best eli?
male known la the plateau on the cast sble of Cook's In?
let, extending from Kt nay to Chogotshalk Bay,
The soil is an uliuvl.il sandy leatU,
very rich und deep, bat the Summer,
though pleaaanl while it lasts, la noi long etieag- for bus
cesstiii farming, Though the Umber la of the Bas?t
quality, and In many place? conveniently inc.it
me supply in <)iegmi, Washington Territory, and British
Columbia, laeqnaliy good and abundant, and muofa better
incited for a market The B?bing banks along tbe north'
eastern coast uf the Aleuilau Feulusula end islands are
v.iy rottenslvs aad bountiful, aud salmon aboun la In all
the streams. In addition to the coal in,nil.d as tains
at tin goieiiaik, tin re are many other Bnoa b loealiti? s o?
coal: Kontsiioii 11,ii bur. on Admiralty lalaadi Uaindeu
Uni bor, on Koa Islaitd; Kaagaau. on Pniies ol Walei
1 -?.m. i, and K at mat, on th. r, uiusutsol Alaaka; bol lit i
n in.n ks as to the siippl> of Umber around the Tilget
bound country will also apply to .on!.
?iinki; w. wi.ti in m mi. BACH nu s
Prof. Davidson of the United Na!..s < OSSI >nrv, v. n
. ,.nge ib posit of iron ere, beginn.ng at the in,,utli
Off the ?'Iii'c iht Kiverand extending tij? the coast thirty
B?les, wall situ?t, d for ii.iiiii.g; gol,, bsi bees reported
m s vera! places, but not found in tpi.ui!.: k ? to I
ug?' miners. Ill Coiiscipience of the want of mail facili?
ties in Alaska; It has be. li il.lli nil to slip ti Im' alul a.,a
tt lii.it i/.f the I Hi-?in ??.< of I lie ale pal tille lit. 1 WOO Id theie
1,'le n i <,lliIlia nal thai a III.ill unite be t?stahli-l.. it between
Port l',. ? us? i.i. w.i-iiingti.ii Territory, and Blika, loach?
San .lu.m Islsot?, rongs-s, and Ui.ui.-ie. all of
wnieii posts' are Immediately on lbs route to.-iika; tl,.?
mail for punta beyoud tUtha, If they ?hooid be retain d,
c.iu be distributedbj lbs Quart? ; n,,isti i .ii Bltks, Having
entup?? t,? i nij obsr-i ration? m Alaska, I n turned loth? ?e
beaUquartei -, having m. Pas t4ipping al m
III ?lud?ate places. |i,e|i,, , : hi IslSUd. Tills IS
gain-, ne,i by one company .?! Infantry; thapeat ism
good condition, i hough t not rompiste ; lbs officer-' qaai
?i'is ?in- itit.pi?'. hat there an not snihcient quarters for
tin- men. At).in? on the laLand me quiet, thawa Ik Ins
?..liect bal inn ny bel w> en tin- In.!? d - '?- . d lliigll-b.
posts. Leavln? BanJnau Septasm-er S, I arrived at Usa
rraaciaea oa tho ioih.
sttrOKT Of ?.i.N ?Mtl?.
Tlio ni'ist interaatlog poitioci of Geo. Ord'a
repoit IS that relating to the Apache Indians Of hi?
ti ai n.i'1,1 of them he ?at s :
on taking command af the Hcpartini'tit I was ?utl-flc?!
that the few seltiers ami scattered miner? of An/oiia
were the sheep BasBB wbnh these wolves habitually
preyed, and that. If that wild? rm--.* was BO be ki pt fit,?
from ApaehC roble?IB and inuidei. r?, a teiupori/ing
I?,lay would not answer; Ihenfoie. I enconiageil th?
troops to capture und root out the Apache by t m rv
tneaiiM, and to hunt them as they wounl wild aniuiais.
This they hate dime with unrelenting vigor. Since n.y
last rcp.ilt, nor BBB bitte been killed, fllielltliy by
parties who have trailed tin m by <la>s and ?reeks Into
IbS UK .11111 ul II recesses, liter Slows, ?Huong fOI ?. t Itl, 1
jiifiipices, hing in wait for Hi? mi by day ni,d
following flu m by night. Many villages have been
burned, large quantities of amia and ?upplh I ,,f ammuni?
tion, clothing, and provisions have tt?en destroytMl, a
large nninb.-r of hois.s and mules bare tarea capliip d,
and two men, SB women, aad St i blldreu taki n prisoner?:
and though we hers io-t quite a number ol aoldler?, I
think the Apaches have discovered that tlicv ale getting
rat of It. Borne >.f the band-., having the fear nf
extermination before them, have ?m ,1 f.,r pence; uthera,
in mg dnvi n to the defeuaive, and compelled to ttgbt r..r
their own women and children aim plunder, have not
had much tune, lately, to hunt miners, attack seilli is,
and capture stoi k.
OBI v AiiuiT A rnOtaTSAXTO 111 r
There are. I think, n-.t to ueced IrSM li/htlng men nf
the Apaches left, aud If we continu? as ?ucceasful In r*>
iliiciiig them as during the la-t year, tho result Is oi.lv a
question of time, TbaApachea have few friend?, ?nd, 1
believe, BO BBJsnt. l.ten tl.Hie. is, when applied to by
them for Information, cannot tell them what to da i h? re
m >ms to be no settled policy, but ?t general Idea to kill
tin in win icver found. I also am a believer In that, if wo
BO for extermination, but I think, aad I am sustained m
my opinion by most of the oUcei i aecompanymB my ex?
pedition, that if Miguel and his band were placed on a
reservation properly managed, and had a military post
to protect them, they would form a nucleus for ths civil
ISatlon of the Apaches, as they seem moru susceptible of
it than any tribe I have seen.
The eariicetiie-s with which the troop? make war on
the hostile Apaches Is m proportion to the good will
shews toward tha Inoffeualve or friendly Indians. Many
of the border white men, e.iieciallj those that have been
bunted, or lost fricada or le?annos br tbesa. regard all
Indians as vermin, to In- killed when niel; and alt.u l.t
npoa and murder of quiet banda, who ia some instance?
bave come In to Bid Iu pursuit of more hosiilu sava_e?, is
nothing unusual in Aruuu,'
ANRWKlt? T?) ('OHKI'HPONnrcXT?,
"A 4'Jfi" of J'oiii'likefji.'s.i?' || it'iiiiiiili'il that
the phraas " l'llgrim's I'raigress of a Wale " is one of tho
fellcittei of Mia, Beirey (?amp, nurse, and may he foiind,
w th other delightful audaciliCH of apaach, In the bio
granhy of that noble creature, a? related in MstSJas*!
liovt I of '* Martin ?'h u/?le wit."
f". -A?All arUclfl ?S ?III tllO "illr-illla'' of till'
regular sheet of Thb Tbibobs whea it to a* either th?
so '.mi, third, sixth, or aaveath p ige.
Debating BoHetf.?Tbt TMrtotnttli ?fjuend?
tliei.t to the I'liii-tilitnui < f tin' t'nit. d.S tales Is ?is foliota ?:
I Neither Mavsry atar lataarvalirv tartM dr. ?irfpl u ? aaaliba)' a
rlj? ?lia I h?w ,.
? i M?ie? ,,r ia? alia? ? ? ? ,r. : ? i sa
... Bata iiu?.rla Miare? ll,,a arin-i? n? a
Till? was proposed at the ?- , ,.i, I i-es|oii of the
xxxvniih ?nii.'i.ss, i, i, |, isfjj; ratified by 37 Stetes,
and promulgated Dec, )?
TbeXIVtb Amendment was proposed at ths Bl
sien of tin- xxxiXtn ? u?ares?; was ratifli ,i by BO Btuti ?
(twoor three State? afterward voted to withdraw Ihm
consent), and ti ta?M promulajated Jul) .-. i sa Thl?
an enduieui f"i hid? any State to make or enf?_roe any law
which -hall a Innige t lit? |iriM,'eg.?s or ImiUllUltlea of" .ill
bsbs ot the (Jutted Stetes, or to deprive. _ny person ?>r
life, liberty, a.r pii.pii i >? wftboutdiie proceaa of law, orto
deny any person within Itejurlsdlctlon the equal proteo
inm ni the lawa it also prtrridet for the reductluu of the
hast? of representation ebenerer tbe risbl to rote I?
denied to any of tbe male citizen? of the ,-tate, or Is In
?my way aiu id ?'ed. except for pa In rebellion or
other ci I me The third section dlMiuallfli - any one from
being a lenatoi or Kepreacntetlve m Coiiirr? m, or to hold
any civil or miiitary office iiinliT the United States, or
any Mate, who, hnvuig taken an oath of office cither un
? I' 1 th? Suited Mates or any M?ate ?.oveinlui lit, shltll
afterward hate engaged in i'-bellloli against the saine, or
Siren aid or comfort to the euemlss thereof ? Congress,
b, t two thirds vote of eu? h tfOUse, mai le ni" te till? dls
ubility. Th? louiiii section provides thai tbe nubla debt
shall be hoioHtlv puni, ?nul that the C'ouIederaU? deht
shall be held Illegal and void.
Tha XVih Amendment is a? follow?:
I Ike i . ,,I th? IMie.1 Malet to r,nte> tball not _a
ile, ?d ,.r ?l,ril,,e.| I,! n , ' ... !,, ??f hilt?, O? ?ceuni,t ?f
ra,., . ,,.,.r. ..r |ir?tlt?al , ,??|,.,,,M ,,( ?, i tlU.I?.
1 Tht ? . -e a ?usil Lai? |?,w?r W eufurrt tlila irllfle br a>pi,ru
i i I? I. tlllltluB.
ThiBiiai ??it yet been ratified by tha reoalslte ihres?
fourths of all III? Bl it...
i ' i- coii?trni*iloii measure may bs found in Tul
TaihUBS ALHaVKAJj fur the la. I four yeilla.
NAT..ANII.L SAM B DECLD?fl A ITB1
Nkw Yut?k. Dec. a, 1W
Natiiami'.i. Sa ni?.*. fsq.?A'iir Sir: The i
?li'isiitncd, who have watched your courso In the BOB
between the citizens of New-York and those pert
whose official posltloul has BSSB BBSS' to increase the I
dent of local taxation. il.-t.lr?) to mako public recogni
of your Incessant and biiccessful labors to obtain g
government and low taxation In our ??ty. We have
served with gn'lt satisfaction that }'"'r effort? h
ulways been Judicious, well timed, ami iff- dive, 44 tit I
la endeavoring to stem tins tide of ofl'u'.il extruv;ig;i
in this city, In arraigning delinquoutS befOTS tl"' let
tribunals, or in urging upon the Iacglslature thepSSU
of wise laws to cornet tho|e\lls under which wo h
Mlbiedj sad tiut you save always bien the truc re
sciitutivc of the best Interests of our coininunity In
mutters of local Improvement and if orderly
mlnistratlnti of ollice. For moro thun tix y?
the burilen of tins coiillnt BBS fallen upon ;
aud your BBSBStaiSS] und wo deslro tt> BBS
to ymi our hearlv thanks for the services you have 1
dered this iitv, both in the piolictlon of property am
the improvement of Ute oondition of Its cltisens and
the zeal ami SUSTg} which have uhvavs ch.ir.uten/.eil t
work. In ymii? otil? nil positions in the Board of Bdt
lion und tue Department of Taxes, which the rcqu -
s.. 111.1,1V prominent ami Influential rititena Indui ed |
to accept, wo hnvo Bien you exhibll the tame energy
the diacliarge of your duties, the ?..une lesJ tor the pi
g.1, and the s.uue spirit Of WlM economy which m.u
yenrcourse before the saanmptlon "f those additiu
labors. In the future your omlnOUl BSri leefl will bo in
ed ?1 hundred font ?ors thus before, to ureas, rs IBs 1
.Um alreadygslned, to perfect the system <>f reft
uiie.ni v rusugnrated, snd to protect the Interests ol 1
oommunity, t?> waieli jrou burs dsvoted your BIB,
,\? a slight evidence "f our appr?ciation of your eon
ami the respect which la your duo from the people ol 1
citv, we eordislly invite yen to meet oasts public i
lier, to be gives nt stub time anil pine us you may lb
proper to appoint. Wo sie, deer Bir? rerjr respeotl 11
W111.mm It. viitMii.TK, Jambs Bnosrw,
Will! V\l II. <?! hiN, JollN 11 4 4 11, W? .1.1 W.
John 8. Wii.u .hi?. WaSHWOTOSB.VBBMII
J.t.tll.S M. ( <?V?I 4111.K., A. A. 1.1144 ,
lU.S.ItMIV II. Ill ll'.y, HtMIKI. Wll.l.l.TM,
Kit it A it I > MdidlMil:, l.i-v, i\ BOTT,
.IiiIIN ,Iai "II Asl"i:, ItoagBI L Ml AKT,
S] m. II. I.i.i., LoRlSU ANDREWS,
Ai.KxiMn.it BTOABT, BfCBBAt II'iIKMAS,
(MAS. O. I.A.MMIN, .1. I*. 1) I.AMI K.
in si. i;. hi IBM m as, Isaac Bhbuman,
Jrbbmiah p. Uubirsob, .i4\ii s i. Da l*nrsTBa,
I RAXKI in VFOOIlRI I I . Wll I I v il 1!. A STUB,
Gao. Cabot Wabd, Jobatbab Bturob*,
llKMiv li. M.tin.'ilatBD, 1'ai l. N .-im i ?u;l>,
OSOaoa II. l'"i tS, A U. B/BTMOBB,
< nt km tirtvr I'M.411 it, BABOBL BtrOAK,
Barn K. Boar, Aunaaw CabbioaBi
JoIlN l< J'lNl.?, Ui.UAl I. ii. 4l.4ll.IM,
l;I.N.I. I). bllXIMAK, I'i.ii.i; CihiI'i.k.
sin in ten kn 411'. Morris k .n i r,
\Ul l I ?m K. (AKT. 11.144 Aid? Pon i lt.
Wlli.lAM T. lll.iiln.KTT. AAUOa AllNiilli.
.!"?! I'll Ml 41.I. WlLU 4M II I ?'?,?.,
II. C. 141INI ITOCB, JoBI I'll W. A l BOr,
Alsxakdbr Uahii rosjr., Jambs Btuabt,
ibllll III I AMI II I I., V.lll.ltM \ IK \ SMITH,
iiiNiti m i Am i., BauublW iiiKNAi.ii,
Hi nut A. BURR, Al SI ni Cl 41 n,
David ?ti 44 ?bt, R?irkbi Dii i i?b,
Wiii.iam mjiim:, Jiimn V/ABUR*,
WlLUAM A. Hum?, B'lLUAM PSTOB,
J. I'lKRPOMI MoROAR, J'.'lN Bl '4N!.,
J.'IIN I 4|,,,NIK. D I!, VA? V 41 KI'NT.t m
1.1.44 ALU 4 BOnWI IX, .1 A?'"II I?. Vl RMILm.
SAMUEL H. CUKATAJiT, A A ROM U I.MhNAI'.
I'l II I. 4.11 SI 1, 1 l'44 4M' M 4 1 I III 44 ?,
,iu?i Pli 1. M'"i 1 "Vi>. 'I'lt.Mt laCnB.trrr.
J AMI.s A. Km 1? I 4 I I.I, \Ml I I 4M ?H. 1 II "IT,
'i in uuuna ?-ii Bata, Wiujam a.^mj/tm,
Ru hard in ki:t, Mus? - O, Bai un im,
William Mkkzirs, Aten Bobkrts??!? B*au
Hi RUI It i-iiN, 1 T? 1.1.1:1 ? k l> TaPFI n,
i llAKi i.? li 1 in?;. I ,1 RUSKS MuRBOB,
II ERBT 8. '1 '..i.. : 1.. 'I IIOM 4? C M. I'41"N,
,1 4i "II ? ami RI II. \S M 1 I lt| TOI 1 ,
Cl 1:1 I < 1 RT1SS, ?II 41.1 I ? I. lili 141,
.!"?! I II Al.l.l.N. .l'.II.N I A?l CI ' ,
l?4 4. S?. I'll. I PS, 1.4. M , la gOLOMOB,
.l"N 4 III \N I M'il; Nr\ . It! , J AMRS l'"l I ! ?,
1 It 4M IS V,'. I, . Ill I I'l 4t?, WlMIIM I, .11 4kt4?,
IlltKllsN 1a1.U"I. '1 ill.'Hi.? I. W. Dwiutrr,
Zi.n.i Bl OR, All in Ml I.4.NI .
ill vi aym IB, l?l II 1' M LU n -I IS,
Ji.llN A. \\ 1 I KB TtlBOOORB W. lili IT,
li 41:1.1.? I'tnl.l.K, ion? Kl il".1 ,
TllOM 4? .1 l'">. 1 ' -. I h IMli ?'. ^1' >? 'KK.
wn i mm Bi ""i??. ?'i', Mati iibw I' Ki in,
j 4ji is 1,1 1 MN, Kn hard i' Bui 1 r.
i RI I.I Kit s. H . DOWSSa, III ?BT u 1
t n.i,., 1.? a. 8s jiiiN 11. .in lu 44 nun,
i.-i : m OF B
CITIZI MB' tl Ml ' 1 4II"N "I Vi W Y'.l'.r.. (
M..4 V-.IK. 1 ? - ! j
Mf$*m. Jambs Base s. Juna bavin Woltr, Was
K. Vi ? ?
O? RTusMsn: 1 h.14, the I
teerlpt ol :?
log ma t" m-el >"U ut .1 pa
whH b jroni Invitation ; ? . nil the nnrssi
. no or.
al of 11
etfiirtt t" tar?! Ihe 1 foi tn itm ??' I ? ? ''mine
Bud ...ii .it . ? ...I 'it ol the kuterrsts of lbs people, 1 4
. of n 3 b lia
i.'111-?i.-ii In tic eqmmi ' ?
this < - .
in m. p."..i to 1. Btier. 1 In
wen no! mode la the )? 1? (?I 1.
?, 11. .' 1 l.'.h 1 :. 11 set? ??', bail
: 1 ..tl ctt m-' '!' ? ..('i.,!
agiug, l"i I .-'i i-? )"in letter the unmet
un n, ? bo, iiiiiu I. . 1 to refoi
m,' 1 :tv 1 ,..\ernmt ut, si ?! Impra? 1
p. opV, mors Uta rt ago, to the presoul hov
n.i.e bi'i'ii ever reedy to insidre with ???.?., sndtoasssi
?lib 1 1- ? ? ? ? ' ? Ihli ii.
Beld of ?lut \ .snd
rssted from tne e ?
Bui 1 un u rilling tu ? lui . . ?
credit T'..' 4 ?. :.,ii. s 44 nu h n.iie h, , n .?? n;?'4? il ?hen
msny "f the mi n h mtt, in?-. sp tu . ,
thropists of Bss ?*orh hsre horne theli partofth? bru
of thebnttstnnd.?i. rssolun-ly ?i? t? immeii t"
the contest to the ?-ml. I m Ulis i. naos i"'l from the a
sorblng usturs o| the duties of my 1.Uon, I ai
t.. aeoept > ? ? 11 r int 1'.11 ion un .I nio-t respei tfully bes leni
to decline the publie dinner you bsra tendered me.
1 fi'i I th.it the i' 11.-? Of Sood ao? 1 i l.lie l,t 111 44 hu .1 t !
highest Interests of humanity sre lurolrrd It i
times strongei lann nn] oppoaiuon, bo mutter how poi
erial "r woU urgnmss<i, and tn^i t" qneaUun the ultima
- i. i complete triumph of oui principles sad pu
i m u to ii'.ui.; tbi i.i "! t.I over er ll, and to i
not? the Itwaeus wim u all history tea? bes. in the futui
Us HI till' JlusI I sh.ill he dOVUSOS t?i tie.?'- ImpOftSBI III iv
mentsm which the i? ?t and atooteotseuisdcltiaeiiai
Bee ^'"l?r: lake so deep so Inter?*?!, snd in which ,u< li
rolvsd the hsfety und nnppiness ol every person ou 04
1*..?ml. The Interests dependant on ti??< lunugarstlu
?>f ,i 44 ?-i-, able, sud econouileal gorernmenl In 1 in? grei
? entei ..f popubstion, 1 ummi rce, ?ti nlth, and 111
un-r.?1 to.1 vast end powerful ton I uatisllcd or reinal
lllMel!Ve|ilfi|eth?s?.Te.lt Ili'?rs?|'v || si||.p!l.i| .it,,I .1
enduring victory aobieted. Ths Amerlcaa p.
not Bocustomod to fsll in nny greet and wortl
taking to which they dnrote thi-lr aympstbifs, effbri
ami iniMii? in enrnest? The N itlonal (loverumeul bavin
boon estshlisned on u Bnu basis, we hnvo non leltare t
tutu nur und!rhied uttsnUou to greut mcaJ wrongt un
?.buses .uni combat them with the ?aineem :?> sud ?h b
munition which preserved tbe .? It bas be?
\4?-n ?uni " With ifo"U goverumout w?? hnvo nothing i
tsar, .?ml 44 itlioiit II UOlbUig I" hope."
With the BSpresSioUS of u>i lespect uinl e?.t?'?'iii,
rcuuiu fuitlifuily youi.-i. aATatABlSl .-iici.
TUB DRY OOODtl tram:.
Tim raUBH BTATB Of i it A in*, SOtTTBBBB
WKMHtN, am? BBAB BT? 0BBA1 DBCLIBI
IS IlKNH-BOHl UK Till: I I'.1 KI?.
At prcHcnt tli?' tnulc in iliy ?tooiIh in tins oit j
Is BSOSSdtasjly ijulet, even for the BSBSOa. Tho hulls?'
liuving a houtluTii truile cli.-eil thilr uclive season loin
time aSB ; taMMS BSrVhSf ? Wet? rn tr.ole were BaSUpplllllI
cd in the Full t.11- illicit, uml BSBBS B? tlni-e huvln^ a neu
by trail? cnmplulii, tBOaaB fur less thun tho Welter1
hniiii'S. Iiiirlnit IBS lull SSBBSB tho Hoiithrrn tr;nl
erlat'cil ninre activity Ihiin during any tnusun nine? lh
clone of tho ttur. Mo?t ?>f tho Houthei 11 BMMVbBBtS BfSB
In iniich lutter ?'oiiilitiou th.ni tufure, omiiik S
tho send step <>t sotena ami the sessBeBaUeel,
uigh pries oh?tnined for it. The w? etei s i-ratts aas ?i./J-rc.
builly. The high hopri lmtulgi',1 in.e.uly |sj theSSaSOS
bused on taS great h?lfest, ?hese plot 1 I ili'lusive Ii
fuct iiurtii?,'tin-),nst two r.tii naseas the sreetwlsiei
y!?M luis prove? uiletriment to ti.nle. a >rur ugo, W,?t
era Isratera were sel sutniicii wtts las sitessshislnahli
lit the tim? of hurvest.aml BsM BBCl from B-lllng. SopU|
to euiiiimitiil higher prices us the SSBBSB SirBBSSd, I
tins hope they BOtS ?l:suppoliitc?l; 11ml :?s grSlS llSSdllj
ill 1 lllieil they 44? rt fureeil, lite In the sen?. to u. 1 .|.l
low pin es or curry tin ir gruin to BBOtBarBSasSSk 11 ?
1 ..11 SBOtaeS llnii.ense. > i?M uml tin: < 1? ? UM In g,,: 1 h.i' .
i.nii.'i pri?es Bill] lower, bo thel la Biaay hnrtlont ti,.
producer ims recelvsd Iritis ?>r no profil on tbe actual
',. : ii ralaing grain. Hie tigbtnoss of monaj among farm?
ers "f cu i -e prevented tetilementa with the luerehunt?,
? m n i in i" .'l ti nlr? could not m ike payments la
th*>lr K?stern creditors. Than till bss beeu, therefore,
ell through the I - ulti In].irlng money
due fiom tne \\ -t. Bash using the ease, sound m.-i.
In t::" V/esI have boa (hi iparinglj -wbleli has
greatly diminished the roi u me nf ti.nb- --nul doubtful
m? ici, mi? ii n e iieen ?obi to 44 ? i h more relnetanro and
1 cue than ? i -nil. Not withstanding this cure, Eastern
I mercliButs are seriously Ineoinmaded, and in manj caaes
I eml...n.i .'??!, bl the ill'lliullv of n.li.I'll.g II.uii ihs
\s.?i. induiony fniluma will probnhlr oecnrduring tho
' n. \i so daya. The nem by trade usa, In Ihs main,
| been gooil, Ihe juiliitp.il ItOUSM having h. hi tic II'
I own, un.I Home having Increased thru I rude .1? nuei
psred with the Pull btitluess of lasl year, Amoug
lh?-??' houses collections ?ne reported aboal
ii? prompt us iisuul. BeversJ Hresfl in this braneh of trade
a ..i retire on lbs L : of Jautioi 4, and probably the heavy
expenses attending business In Ks -4 ^?u ? ut present will
M nee nn" many more. Tne pm*i.t now Is that those
oi'l uml stanch Arms that go throogh this Fsll without
r, and emitl ne themselves tnustrietly thirti ?! i>
business. 4vin have .1 more tuccessful year before them,
as competition win be less eud ezpenaes ?rn itly dlinin
Isbed. Apr?!*? of un? last remark la the subject of
nuts, i 1 the euormous profits Incblent to iruiih
acting huslnest duruiR tbe war r ere re ill! >l by tbos? in
thedry?.Is trade landlords owning proprrty In the
dry g".. 1 district h .. , ,, -, ,i ,, ,,;, r.u 1.. ? 0 1
IM iiblbty of nny le: in, || to ji.iv, exocpl
m wer 1 - ti..i 1 no or three n ird
T'.;im tur?iigli >4hk'h tucrciiauirt Uavu .vast uui4cii, U-.c
opened their eye? to the danger? sf heavy expense?,
a marked decline in rents has already taken place. I
anticipated thai thiadecline will continue for a year
two, and it Is only with great ilil.lculty and by mal
materialconceas?onathai ?tores can be rentad ?m i
leases. This decline is effected by two or three can
vi/.: the diminished volume and profltsof the dry g?
trade; th? failure of many time bouses, the retiren
of successful merchants, i.n.l the erection ol some lb
or more nist-clas? atores ou tho old hospital aroui
Without these, the supply was great, r tban the dem.:
bat with them, ths choice of store? has beea se grei
linreascd that their election ha? had h ff
lafiueaes lu causing a declino In prices. BSSI
a year sfB the dry |.I" tlaVflS w
all seeking store? In one direction, viz., uptown;
lately the tide liai ebbed and 1? now flowing southw;
back toll.Id dry g.Is district, as wellMUp-M
Thus a prominent bouas has recently moved <b
Broadway tome distance, aud another wlllremov?
Chsmbers-st th? tlrst of the year. The til.ct, of
spreading of th? district, and the surplus of stores,
been to causo a decline of twenty-live to forty-tive
cut in rents. Thus one atare to which our attention
been called Ian ft M rented for ?l?,o00. but has been
rear leas? d foi bt '? ??: aimthar, formerly ron tt^ for sis,
'h.m be, n !,-?is, ,i tor*. ,,o>', another, formerly .omm.i
lug over ?...Mi), has been rented for a.!.,
in,other, fin uiciiy hnngliiK H-USO, has Just rea
for Sio.iMsj. Many otiiei? are now
rent, und BShnot cnnitmiiid tenants even
a tl?dine m the above proportions.
Our reporter It informed that recently there wen
let, between Ctosmbers-st, sud Canal-su, within wl
limits the hull; of the ill) Boodatradc I? transacted,ah
-res. Such bring the case, it would appear thai
tenants have to do is to wait, ami make their own SB
lions at about thl li OWB pi I? ?S? loose most unfollili
are auch as, within the bat few years? hate taken l
leases at the then ruling price-.
BOSBIBLE CBUBLTIES AT ?<l..\.
rivr. Mi.v cit.\iM:i) in A ui.TiiY imi.ti.
Kiml Svi'iissoii ?in?l .lolin Ifaixom, two s?'.m
of the ship honora, are about to coiiiinenco procc-di
SgJStm Cspi Samuel llutchii.r-nh, of the ?.une vessel,
Inhuman treatment. Tiny each claim fbjU? daiii.i
be-nli | their full wages, und have ict.iinod as coin
Georgs n. Btaith. a eriB?nsl proicimon aUlabB
instituted fur the purpose of punishing the captain
line und luipi l.-ioiimeiit. Alhdavits, which hato h
made by IhMS men, contain a recital of the ahi:
to which tiny were subjected by tho capti
The Bonora l? an Ainerlcaii ship of 1,50o t
burilen, i? owned by William F. Walsh _ ?
of Huston, ami inake? regular trips from thl? city to ?
liaiuisco, to Hong Kong ?nid IhSPSS to this port Sf*.
.She. carries flour from 1 in IT.incise,i, and brings ?ujj
camphor and tea from China. Bel ChBtSlS Is a iiativi
r.oston, and is about B| yean of age. Hveiissoti and M
? ,ui arc young able bodied men. They allega that ti
shipped at Hong Kong the 'Jttli of Hay hut, In crtmpt
with lleiirv Kills, .lohn Hurt, and a Kiismuii, whose n.i
tht-y no not reiocinber. Tha ship was ready to sail, I
tho next diy It. stinted for the Sp misli Isll
Hollo. The voyage thither occupied 21 days, owing to
unusual calm fol.owed by a he.niw nul. ?nul, on un it
the men w. :.? sei to work asoliiinglng ballast tor bags
camphor, They were compelled to work at this b?
ilav ami night, and Ihetr food was putrid meat and I
eollee, and that In very sun ?i .plantilles. They boro t
tieatiiieiit for soma time, until, fsarlug starvation, i
fivesesmen mentioned made their eseape. Thecnpti
otfered a reward for their capture, ami they were?.
i .night and put Ifl j til. '1 hey weie ne.xt taken before
I'.iiisin, when the i aptaiu entend a charge of dassrtl
They wem sent back to tho ship. The Soin
then left for Manilla, and the five men were taken do
into the hold and chained hands ami feet. A cliatu I
-I n I, he,1 lu Ht ce II tWO stanch ions, about a foot from I
bottom of th?? bold, and the prisoners wer? compelled
sit or lie upon the floor order the eh nn, with their ar
fastened to it. 'J in* prBatmsra wen chained In a row, a
ein! fei t apart, and in this petition liny worn kept in
the end of the \ ..yaga?la-ii da> _ Tin- men wen- able
,.. i up only as high as upon then knee?, i"it tb!? b? In
very iiiicoinfoitalile position, they weie. obliged
l.e on ii,. i r o.i. ?s most of the tune. They hag,
lbs captain, from tho Brat, lo allow them
wok. but In* was pic voluble. Their food eonslsl
of tin.e blsealta and ptentyof water ter ?meh avaa |
dav, and on this tin I tiny bei ame too weak to sit I
i the hardship ol being kept enchained In a dart h
was as nothing compiled With what thev had to suffer
other wave. U wm lu aha mitlat of tlw hottest a ? a
a tropical ms, and tba tsvrge o| tugar aad aampt
heated and ?teamed, making the "black h de" b
: ?, ? Itti Its h itehs? cl.i an l I? ked every nia
..id not a single aperture fer ventilation. Beside tl
Il a no ad?quats Uteaufl were proVld
ibem for performing the function? of nature, and th
were literally compelled to roll In B!th,aa the tbipro. k
lu the wavea Their wriats aad ankles awellsd fearful
and ti.. ir thin, they allege? was rtttfea,owing te tii
ivedal ?..nu.! tin y wi
Bl i he two who are now In this city wi
In aach a bad condition thai they bad te be removed
tl.. -In sp.lal. wi'.-le ti."')' Wile bit. lile 111.'Il hate till
w inn--, s t,. mi i.,ii,,i it? , ?, imed Ua
lMiii.i:i, Ob ?i i i - - in, and Pet? ; ??
BOARD OF HEALTH.
sM\i i. POX in BBOOKLl N mi i.ui.mn .
DEB BBOOKLl *. UIUIl I.-.
At tlio m? t tin,: ?>! tin- IliMiil .?i If? .till? ft
Attorney it|,o;ti,l || ? a-, s ,.f mm ooai|
i with the lelieiiicl.l bous?. _. t. Mi'esl s. ?Il elm.i
lib wen appointa?, ?i oqsbsbIM
akly u olllce.
A. oinin,.: . ; , i , !,, d flolli the Ai-ilKtant H;|
llar> I ? n!.-latii.? thai there were severalC.ln
Us i a \i\... aad xviu WuU _| th
?it>. and n i|iie?liug that thr.-e extra ph\-.. ..tin be a
p?tate?! ta vac ciaste all ' o n q iln .1 .1, vhleh rsaas
araagraati . ayeeS? and lirady ws
aey reported thai |a bla opinion the Beai
hid tin p.i.a ?? r tu I. in t e tl.. M ,. . aroUOd IF?
Uai k. 1. ul : by tin. n ( inctl ?
in 1 -? I i ?ni.- an il tr dlatasi th
n,' \ d ,ii mur m itlilrj the uprratiou ?.f tl
tion and the Board maj p ~?l . . h .-,?? Juriadirtii
Ot. i Ihl IU . I deUt Slllllllltlell II
report? of Inspector?, which - \. 1 11 farms
? the ?am
in transport manure, This subj?set wan referred le ti
B ?i? 1 .i.tendeiil and .A "loi m y.
1 Superintendent aud buglneer ?ere lastraetad 1
report opon the condition of tbc booses In Furnian-ei
in Stone moved tlutt th? Be? retsry be directed tamal
est m.., it-i, wit ii different pnhliahera to publish the anuu
report for i-i.j, which was relerrsdto lha Commitieec
in. 11.111,- ti.tnsm.t'e.i the names of in desiara wl
? tb? standard test, lu ti
letter an oiuuaui mg the report. l>r. Herri? aays that tl
l'ire Marali I* re por 1 ?bow? thai duriug the year ?udln
.Not I I 1 Hies w lin h nee lined in HUH city \\,-i
. , or gasullnti oi lha aapl
i 1 iTri:i: 01 i 111: HUOU-tKOn.
Tha Rat. Win. Mnil.y PanswaOB leatarad <*
TaMSda] evening m the A. adeiny of Mn?ii'. HioaV,)i
for tin- beaeM ot ths ??niton? vie. >i. B. Charch-eahjec
" I'h?? Iliiciii nots " 'I'll., reverend speaUer, ii|ioii hi, a
rltul. was greeted with iiroloiigi'd SpPkBaM by a vu.it ?u
dll Bl e wh!i h Ilileil tho Academy l'poli being introduce
by the I'.ev. J. Parker, he said: "The l'efoi million ma
be deemed ?1 i.ew era in hi-'ity. Thai which had bee
ehrnnb led before bet ame controversy then. They on:
half comprehend hi -lory who thtnlc merely of its batil,
Its general?, it? king-, and not th it these are merely
p.ut, of that mighty plan which the ruler i
the universe ha? cat rn i| on through all L'en.'rations, l.e
tin* faith fasten itaelf to our ?oui?, ami we ?halt nee th 1
th.- rainbow ol progresa ?aula in t brist. Bellsrs it, God'
hand I? In all history. Again, In tracing the history o
the Huguenots, wa are considering the history of Franc?
1 in n history is In.k..I Inseparably with tin? aaelSB
I ranos ami with the I1.U1> e of to day. The doctrines o
1 h.- Bt formation early took mot m Praace. This la ai
evldsncs that It was Ood'l work. Men's \aorl
remains In the place where It wa? commenced
?iod's work is cum led by tho four wuni
of beeves late ail parts of ths earth
France was already well prepand for the Reformation
1 lo 1 ailloli.? (hui.'Il had In.lue oomipt. Ils pin-l
wen- the reproach ol Europe.aud tb? wmmou 1.ph
had been thoroughly d?balo bed by the __|a* of 11 ? tl tl 1
t-encie.i. The itxteenth century dawned apon Eiirup?
With Its people In ?I state of ?I, at ni tr111. pr?paie.I ale
n oiy for graal reforaia iu till Ietasl,byhli ladul
gem ?es, fotced Lather Into the llefurmation. Iu 111)
/.?ingle pro dal.i Itado? trli m to the people of Bwitssr
land. Anilin USStiM doctrlBC? w.ie Iniiodied mi,
Frenos. Aud tbay aproad ao rapidly that Is IHI I*eulai
of Baroy asked tha Burbous* by what mtana Um
diiitiiii.s of i.utliiT could b,> most qolckly drivri
from tho imnt Ctifiattan klngdoaa. Is IBM
a s/eal niig.oiM procesaloo, .?f which King Fran
11? i rm ne d a put, was grandi] concluded by the burn
IngOfSll I -it 11 it -1 an? 'I'll.-11 petseeiltli.il followed pel.-o
riition yeai after year until la tbo reign of Henry if. an
id .i was lasiied making 1'rotestanUam a civil sSwhiss.
a ul it is note worth) th ,t duriui* t in i period ol p. i -. bu
lion t tu? refoi Mi ut n m saw its best da) ? and uns the most
loartshlng. in Franela II.'? roiga lbs great ?truggl?
tame. And to understand this wa must wnalder tas
various parties which were cuncerned in It Tba Duke
of (luise, a coiuiiy, handsome, andwltbala man of
B*>nlU?, vt;c? at tina head of oho of these parties.
Hi. bu.t he i, the Cardinal vf laorrulne, was the statesman
of the Catholic p.un. Another ta.,? i!..- Coustabl? Us
M m Imorencl, ..f whom Krance ml rhl ".wli be proud. At
the he m of still iin.iner pant' wa-. Louis De Bourru in,
bu band of tii?- iter?lo ,ie.u. in- a Ion t, a man who pul sp
Ills e ol? scie I un to p, I pel ill I li il li I , .i ].. I ! BUISlllStl poor U?
loos,' persons do tt ho enter luto Ulis bu ne -. ?fi
l'ii n.-1,.m here made a plowlu taulogj of ths oharaeler of
Admiral Co icribiug luui as one et th..
pun ?t m. u uf nil history. Another Influen?a
always at woil.. a ,d fiaied bv nil, was
t'sthcrlne De Medici, the Qneen Mother.
Mu? la a historical marvel, a- blttorj pictures her, ?hs
v. a? a mother without atfeel on for bei chtldren ; bnimubI
v..iln.ut feeling, and cruel wlihual passion, .^m- had her
magic in piop,u.ue in ?i a ui ine peiimices to insure her
n?tranos into beaveu. Mr. l'unihon saidll waanoibia
purpose thai Brcnins to ?.peak lullt of tin- ?.m ami pel
m. un.ms of the deformation. Boldiers wars DSlled m
by both partis >, Spnutanla aud Italians by the ? al bollos,
English ami l.ei mana b> the 11 iigm-mils. 'lina .tules
Mood lead., to aid tin- put lb a who bail the longest pulse.
ill" Huguenot?! callied some fea WrCet***4>a ill lllet
I hut h si th,, fruits or tin in I,, | nit t,. >n. In I , J
tin? leader? were tempted lo com? lo Partis and while
i ben- ?mi.?term iiy Itetraviwl. <>n thai jitiiof Sngiiri
Bl midnight, the bell of rit ? .ci mains sinldciilv tang out
the?ignsl for thi msssacreuf bundreilsof men. Among
the Aral to full wa? the brave Admiral Collgny. I lie
Btieetsaf Purls were cored with the slain And the
lll.les.H'le dol liol ?|wp I, lie, bUl I'Vll I,,1.Il : llllotir
trance, carried woe into s vor j Iioiuh Itold. Hu? bu awful
retribution t. u on all tha aolora m thla memorable
tiikinly -Hoi one who was cououruod In it
died ? natural death. Mi Pun lion theu gave a hrllllsnl
i Iptlon ul il, m y l\ ami hlsn ,. it, and . n, od with
i? "uni of lue i. fug<. .,: ,.i I ram ?? b) ilia
fjYu?aUaJa uf U.?. i.aila.1 tli KantSS? Ab lilla tun. |
France lost loo.ooo raen. l?on,iy>o,r?f>o fron?a. lJ.OOO sailors,
and lO.iMsi BOadlSTB. Muny of tint descendent* of these
refuirees have ?ittinned great station In KsglSUd I.a
I.-hcri'(I.onl Tuiintoti). Lord Koiuilly, Austin H-nry
Luyunl, the Niuiveh exploier; s.unucl K unilly, and many
oihor?, ate tho descendent? of the??? llutfueuow.
BDTOBI0AL HOCIKTY-DISCOVERY OF MASSA?
The llistnricul So?it-ty rcicivod on Tuesday
evening un Interesting souvenir of Marco Bozzaris, lu the
BBBBS of ? ?ilk taaSSli detached from tho sword which tho
celubrutcil Hreek patriot worn on the night of his death,
Aug. 11?. UBS It ti is forwarded to the Society by Mr. Tuck
ei'inuii, United Suites Minister at Athens, 4*ho received It
from Col. DsaMltlllMI BOSBUI is, the ?on uml only survlvlnp;
mule asset int.int of the bravo BuBltltS leailer, Immortal?
ized in ll.illeck'a heroic verso. Reports wcro presented
by v;n ?mis OSBOSfS of the Society, und an Interest In?
paper BTUB rend by the Kev. B.F. !>?? Costa on the "Dis?
covery of MusMui'huicits liny." The spnussr ssM thai
the Northmen of the eleventh oontury must be viewed us
tin? Original discoverers of tills Be* and Si ("upo Cod.
if the IcelandicBogusurn to be ttutea sa authority, end
be displsyed a rough copy or u nap ?if the Amsrienc
coast, made by tho Icelander StsphautUB In 157?, und
bused be y oud questloa os dans hOTttrded by those Bsgns.
lie avlsotl 4iit on the extraordinary fact, deraoiiatrated by
careful historie sud scientific research, that two island?,
vihli h orne existed off the coast of OaBS Cod, Inive imiio
dons 3u fathoms of usier during the lest century, so
that the Com Ifl now but a DlterSbte wreck of whet H
one?; was. In truth it li still be Inn worn way at an BO/
toulsuing rate, SUd III time 4vu shall have no Cape Cod at
nil; u circumstance, however, which i? not so surprising
us Uni tuet asserted by the speaker, that on the i'.u Ihe
?oast of tho United States tbe ocean has worn ?twuy the
land to tin'extent ot tin ce decrees of longitude! As to
tho icili-coveiy of Mus?.ichusen?.? Hay, ?iilise?|neiit to lite
explorations of the Northmen, l'.ilfny, liuncrofl, and tho
other leading New-Eualsud bl toi Ions have unanimously
settled upon the English navigator, Bartholomew OOs?
Hold, u? the man who tliot .iciu.iiiy visited Cape Co?l. l>ut
the spi aker proved from urlglnsl docusseuts that these
writers were m error, und that Jean Alltonsee. a French
pilot, aiitieip.iti'ii (iosi.oiir? diseovery by as les? thon SS
years, bat iug.esearly HlNt sailed down theooestfroin
Canada lo latitude w north, ami entered a steal bay tlm
end Wlu'lcuf hednl not rc.ch. As Allfoiis?'?? MSB B vet?
eran uml accomplished inariuer, perfectly acquainted
with the ii-o of the astrolabe, It teems certain thutthuOuy
he visited iu this latitude must have bren .M;it-uchu?ells
lt.iy. Aiifon-ci's uianiuhcrlpt uarrativs <>f tin? toysgs
still exists in Pans, but has never been printed In full,
though s part of it ?vas nfstrautlsted by ll.tkiuyi. In
whose work tin? students of Noa-Engluiul history might
have found, at any time during tbe pust two centuries,
AllfwUttSe't icfi'ieme to Mus-uchilsott's liuv. Allfoh-ei's
voysge io the l<iew-iCugisud coast ?i.? probnhiy Btsde In
the inteie-t of Boborval who, in loll, was nisds " Lord or
Noriiuibe!?.?" or Newfuiiiiiii mil. The apeuker said that
Mr. Palmereeuled (hut, ltoberval hud s niant of Bew
England Irotu tbe French king, and cited hi? ttmmittimn
10 prove tho U.Hsenioli; but this is :t niittake.SS tin
patent, and as? the oonuuit4?dou, is ihe place to look fur it?
ibis i? round in full in ihe l.e-..iihot ol ISIS, and obowa
th.it Robervsl wosmsdc **Lord of all Be?-EnglandN 80
yours before tho Unding of Ihn rilgnui FuIIkts.
AHI'.FST Of AN AU.KUF.O FOKUKR IN OMAHA.
On Wcilm silay last Mr. A. ft*. Tililen, ?t resvl
estuto BBSal in Omaha, received tho following toloicraui:
Ni'.tr-YoitK Cirr Dec. l, ISBA
A. F. Tiroes, Galdtmttt Block : a Cuban, named Ban
dolph Carreras, sgsd M, aalluw complexion, small gnu too
uml eSiistaolie, speaks English with a slight foreign st>
eeiit, wife pretty, left Baa Prauclseo on Bundsy. He
Mild Doiiohne. K ? 11 ? v 4 Co. of San Francisco, a draft ou
Duncan, Bberman A Co, of New?TiirB, oa a forged letter
if ? redit, pui poi ring. t<> be Issued by Ysutten, lh i Tells ?k
Co, of New-York. Arrest bin on your sffldsvlt und
pli ii?. ElIORRI Ki I l.r.r ?It Co., .Na-sau-st
i. arulng tnaS ?Carreras bad left ban Francisco on the
preceding Sunday, und 44oui.i probably srriv.1 tho
train on the following day, Mr. Tlldeu acquaint? d Capt.
Morrii Bu livan of the Omaha I'ollce, with the f.??t?, and
together they proceedeil to Elk horn, und bonrded the
incoming train, They olngied out n ssnn 44 ho answered
Um description ol ihe onsprated uinn, und took imu Into
custody on the arrival "f the tram ut Omaha. The
prisoner said hseould uoi be tne men they were la seareh
Of for his ll.Hin 44 .is hot ( ,H VerSS, bill ?>. C li?tes ; that
ho hud been for right yeert eu employs of Wells, Puree
i Co, ni s.iii Pram isoo, und was on his wey bo Muses?
cbatettS to BM bis WlfS SBd f.iunly. He
showed soute letters In proof of his .??-erti.
11msuperscriptions ?>f which read A. 0.Bates, [noes
of those letters which 44.1s bauded to Mr. Ttktea,
via? a duplicate draft for Si,BOO payable In gold coin,
drawn b) Wells, Pargo A Co of Bun Pranclscn, ?>u their
house lu this city, Tbedraflwaa dated October ST. the
day sn ? in? b Mr. Tilden Muted In but .?Hi Lsvit the forged
r of credit woe presented. Carsverot or Bsteswna
t.i ?.en be tore .lu ?tua Kelly, but Owing to the BbSCOCC "f
Important nitnossss, the ezsmlostiou was adjourned,
bou the nrisooer 44.1s roinnitted la dcfaoli of |u,ooo bail.
On a aaosequent hearing the prlsooer wsa dlscbsrged,
owing t'> ti"' sbtence "f the necessary papers. The
notables? 'liait told by ?Talrersi wss fur f/roj m gold,
Till I'll 1ST. HCICIDE.
Thr fact ni J'Y,inris Mi-vets BBviog roinniiiti?,
suicide onTucsd.iy Bight byShSQtlBg llim?e,f iu the In'.nl,
al lbs eorncr of Grand sad Pit! ?;-., was b^vobbi ?Tbb
Ti.iniM. of jisttidiiy. It uppeurs that about six psBn
uk'o Mi y er? Berried b bfiet Brown, wBeoo pnrents ret?hni
at No o l'ifi-t. Boon niter their tnsrrisga, Mererssi 1
his 44ifo went to ?Uauada and remained tnei
time? or until Meyer 's abaudouuiebt. She returned to
her parents, and since than her basbaud has called on
bur occasionally, but bss contributed Utile lowsnl iu-r
tnpporl or thai of their child. On Mondai ereniug,
Meyers a-ked hit wife to secompnn/ bin t" naffatio an 1
live there, laying thai be had sat 1 d eouaiderable mon. v
as a ? lilor on tbe lain -, and woul 1 ko j> bcr oouifoi t -
She bcaitaied. sud Meyers i? uns rsrj rlolout, uml,
brandishing s pistol, declared be woiil.i bill hts
wife if the sii'nii'i ores !"? on rriendlj
t.iins Mtth nny BUMS, Tbs family Btsutaged to
? : et hint s.iiu.? imt, and teNuc the pUtol from him. u ?
44 .n. Dusllj rotiaeuted t" .1? eumpauy him t?? iiuti.1.0. US
then left, promising to couie ogalu "ti Tuesday evei
\ii ?. Meyei ? bed m> Intention of gotnf t.? liufl .1". sud to
avoid uieeliug nci buabau 1 she weut to the 1.-?? ol her
I brother-in-law, Mr. Edward A. I.!>.>?!. ut BalOaOrsnd
?I, Meyers callednt tbe rcstdeuce ol Mrs, brown, ou
Tuesday sveulng, nud ?au t. ?. ? 1 that bis wife bud 1
away. II?- then u-ki'.i foe the pistol wbieh lia bad left
on tiie previous evening, ai il II 44.1- ?;i \ ?1, him. 11?- ib?u
invited ni? I'liiiiiei-in la??,, U m J. Brown, to t.??i" a I
.1...I in?, nn nation 44 a.? .?,cp;?',i. i).. r, .0 h 11-' .In- SOI U< r
of Pitt aud Uraud-tts, Brown bads Meyers good.ij
ami started home, but had gone onlj a'i.'?4 ttcps, wuen
heal mi.' I Bt Ie,.,u't of .1 p.-tol, tie returned to I in- ? "I lier
sod found Meyers lying dead on the pavement, wi 1 ?
bullet lu bis brain, Coroner Eoenan >?.-"? :...?> he??an
ST ANN'S CHUBCB BAIAAB.
In cnniii'ition with tin- opeaiog -it' their new
church, Un- eongregntMM of Bt. Ann'? on tho Bights,
llrooklyn, ?ir?> BOW linMim,' in the bu??-iiioiit hull of that
edifice ?1 Besser, for the purpose of raising fund? to pay
oh? the d. ht of theChur.il. The Kcv. Dr. S.'h? 111 k. tBS
rector of the cinir. h, has szerh id every luBeenos t" SM?he
the cnterpi las ndecid .d.?m with
lits conirrcr?atlon, has made the BsiBel Well ivorthy of a
visit. The buseineut ball tlSS been divided oil into taste
fully arranged uleoves, lo ? hleh Beates hnve bese livsa
disci iptlvc ?>f Ihe ci'ininiiitill. ?? tor sal?' <S itltttl. AUlOUg
lacas ara tbe names : "i.miuo.iiri 4." Co?t. ?? r.>om. Booh?
stall, i- io??. " ?ai., 11 '1 m t, n arson , launeh.V? itry Varieties,
Worsted Work, ?Douutry Store, Templa "f Portune, I t
Diran. OldCartostt) 8n?>p. etc. In the center ol the ball
a graceful?, b?nese Pagotla, withmsidens of lbs "Flow?
orj Knu'iioiii" euseoneed within, bear? ?.ver its many
win,n???? tne announcement?. "Eve's Expresas,'Ticket
uni?.,TeleuiaphiMii' e, I'osl utlice,uml Letter I?, hv? 14."
1 he tubli'ri of the BeCOl c BIS ' rowdod S Uli ?l choice s?lhM>
Iles ?f ?lilil?es, mostly contributed by members of tno
ooegnantiou. rhs Country Btore, reviving, sa it do??,
inoinoi le? of the post to lu.inv, 44 nil its assoit nient of tin
ware, oath'., eagnr and molaatea, eh , It constantly
?un. um, led w it n a throng of rlaltoi -,.?? is also the room"?:
of the Old Curiottty Shop, where maybeseeu u eseel
lent collection of paluiingsnud autocrspha. In this tie
pert.Bt tan i;.bie, ?.,ni io hsvo been written lu ici,
the oulist booh m th>- United states. The Bss isr. In nil
l?? urianu'i'llieiits, and the Way It It conducted, ln.lt h??
consider? d 1110 bcsl since ttie ?.-i cat Sanitary Fair of irjt>*.
Tin: \VAi.Ki:i:sr. fikk-i.us>i:s and insfuani is.
The following tue ebe lusses and itisuram-i s
of the esc?pante of tha hnlldlag Ko, M Tfslhor si. par
Uuily buriieil on Tues.luy light' M, PlhttUS]*fl re.-'.uu
r.mt, in the bascnn'iit, MSB ilamau'?'?l to the amount of
I...IHI, ?nsiircd forSAjSSS by the I'.uk Coinpanj. l'lank
Mistela A d 's ?to, k of woolens aud dieaa it"'"!?, on tin?
tir?! Boor, 44as ?I image?! to the Binounl of Sti.'-o", Insured
i?y too following Companies: Ureenwieb,
?:.;.iki; Mercbauls', S3.01W; Lafayette. H.ow?
Keckman, S9,oou; Mechautca', Ss.Ono; und Momo
(New-IIuven) |:i,ii KV I..111? \\ in 1. 1, dl I
ribbons and velvets, aleo occupied h portion of tin? door.
Loss. li.iNHi; Insured for ti.non each by the torn i:\
chaiiRCi Weetern of Buffalu, and ISxchaiige. Hi ry
1 1 <?<-? 1 m m ? 1 'o '- s'oci, of .ti ? 0 ' ! -1 m t n.- f. com 1 Boor
was damaeed 10 the extent ol | , Ml, Insured as :
lirocel's', II.01)41; I'.n.ti?. tl.uoii; i"in 1,\. Iiann?'. St, 80;
Mechanics' uud Traders*. |i,. Commonwealth, Sl,oou,
nud Me? h un ics', tl.iec I bo third floor was nul dam ig??d,
The inn 1.11 n j; 1? ?m ne,i 04 a Dr. Ilotchklss, sud I? ?lam n .-. I
to the am.unit nl |1,SU0. full) luslirt'd. S, ?141.1 . -
ami Conklln, the liuu.n, 1 ? nf the li-urame 1'.. .
44?i?' burned bj the explosion of g?Mai?dtaken 10 the
Mew-York Hospital, are dol n welt,
BTBAM BOILERS ATTiii: AMERICAN IN rinri:
Tin' biBntsgera o( &e?4meri?can [osUtttto lutTO
Btods tin- following u\4iu?i? for tttvsni boiler?
fh thr //.iiri.v.ni Sail ' 1 I- 1 ' ' . the Hist un .l.il and ?llplo
mu. Pur 1 Safety, X Economy of fuel. .1 Boonowt "f
space. Tins boiler wot t ?n only one ? lu? h 44 it fourni re?
liable snd rupiible'of drlviiig tue engines at the Exhib?*
Imu, uml which di?l furnish all Ihe slculli tor the compete
ti4.' teal ol ih" engine?,
/.1 (At Boot iirem/'ii /coi s,,-ii?nnl ftotler Becocd
medal and diploma let facility ol repairs uml ownomj of
I ne IIuii'Imoii bolliT which re? ?? It ???! the first ineilal I?
tho invention of .Ml. Joseph llaiilou. J1.. S?bO 44.,? well?
knows in couiu'ciioii 44nn Rots Wtnnni le BiibbIu, The
i-. lier Bucoessfully performed the work of furuUhlus
1 tea m 10 connection with llieCorUss englue for riiliuliiK
nil the n? ?4.1 m .?hi'iei v exhibited ut the Institut? Pulr.
(.hi vi.it.i ut? furnished to it ut a temperstnrv or it d.
ci .??-. und the iimount of coal OOUSUUl d per hour lor
ea.i mu s. poiii'i- arudeeed nut oulyi B3?tou in?.
MAIIIllMi AFFRAY IN A BAB UOoM.
On Similar 1ntu11.11>; ;i ti^rlit mriutcil in tho
liquor saloon ou the Berth ?wool earner of i ourteeuth-st.
uml Thiiil .141-, Kept liv l.oum llransou, as has tie? a ul
i< ;,d> r? p'.u? d m 1 in. raiBusB. The poisons sngsged
vine, ihf I'loi'iioioi, John F. Uiuwu, ami Jauics b.<.l.j,
the latter using a large clasp knife, with wbioh hs
stabbed H ran son in tbe aide, inflicting an ugly ???ah.
Kelly aud Brown attempted to <?-tc?pt?, but the uoIm af
the affray had attracted ths attention of Officer Mybae
of the Eighteenth Precinct, who succeeded In arreatig*?
them and took ih.'iu before Justice Hodge at Jefferson
Market Police Court, who reui.iiiiied them to the Htstlon
Ilouse that the Oillccr might procure the attendance af
Branson. Yesterday the prisoners were rearraigned, ths
injured man being present In Court. A ceitirh ate from
Dr. Steele set forth that the wound wa? not likely to be
thtngeiou?, although the weapon penetrated inward and
downward 3? Inches. Hot h Ki liy and Hrown. who are
about 20 years of n|je each, pleaded not guilty. Kelly I* a
printer, and Brown a limkor. They were held to answer
iu default of |1,000 biul each.
LETTERS FROM THE PEOPLE.
CIRCULATION OP MR. RICHARDSON'S BOOKS.
To the Editor of Ttie Tribune.
Sut: I noticed in a late article in your
columns the statement that A. I). Richardson'? ?? Beyond
the Mississippi" has reached a ?ale of 70,000 copies. Will
you make a correction t Ws have ?old of ltichiir.lioii'e
" Fieltl.l Hutu, 00. anil Kara pa". OS.000
Personal liut.iri of U & (irait. _:|.7?0
And are ?till ?clliu,? it at the rate o? from ..?mo to 3,081
etudes monthly. Truly your?, E. I'i.ish. jr., 8e'cy.
??icc American l'ublithing Co, Hartford, Conn.
To the Editor of The Tribune.
Silt: I wish to caution the public against s
tall man (name unknown), of fair complexion, respectable
appearance, with a cat?t In one eye. and a fluent talker,
from (50 to 65 years of agt*, who professes to be a retired
Methodist clergyman. He ha* a subscription book with
the fot god names of the officers of the Association for 1rs
proving tba I'oiidltlon of the Poor written therein; bul
??arries na doenments. Bs bM has obtained, and is now
soiiciilng, fund?! In the lower Ward? of th.? city, and U
in-lieve.t to 1m? tho same Impostor who collected for a
bogus Howard ?Society last Winter. Humid those oa
v lioin he calN cause lui arrest, or enable tho subscriber
toil,, so. they would befriend the poor, and bring a rogus
tojiwlee, " I.oiikkt M. II tun tr,
8eereiary of Assoebttlon for Improving the Condition ol
ths I'iMir, No. 3? lllnle House, Astor place.
Sew- Xorli, Dec. H, 186!*.
ANOTHER LETTUEH HOME.
BY EX-COUNCILMAN TKUENCE O'TOOLF..
flo.te.i.1 i.f diapiwlnii? bu letter tbrouib tb* ?tail. Mr. OTm?!
|*StM IBM In. fnenil Urania through lb? enlmoBi uf Til? ! KiKq.i?. tbertbt
cLraiin* Uatlt? Sam out of U reata paatU),'?. We are ilraid tl.it IS? ?a
CuuDflliuab baa liken ?..ras lean.nt Is prit? lirreti? fr.its bit political
f. iemli, tbe Iiidibidj Ingina, ?bo, nur realert ?111 reraeniletr, il ?at ?a
?triteil tbeir proCriencr lo tbe trt b; toccaaafull; defrt-iJiL?? Vieil b*_
nut nf hit loe nine Ut.]
Hear Dunns, niedarltnt, I tako up in?* pin
To ax ye ycr health aa' to urge, ye agin
To lave far behind ye the City av Coik
An' to cross I lie Big tmj fur the town ar New-York.
If tills litther don't rnell ye. he nine ye dou'l fall
1 o aoawat me Hack in the follow In' mall ;
Fur Altheriiiaii Kci.ly?good luck 'lili his ?owl?
LaSSt uioiith pal your name on th?; city's pay rowl.
Tell frlnds who enquire, an* the bye?, lvery one,
That Dili is the foiuest place onttn-r the sun ;
1 nut ?in Ii isbinau luie i. rt calved Wld ropict
An' blfl cl.iiiiiH to an ofiice noli? ivi r rejict.
That Anierikins nil?may th?*~ never grow less!?
I.ullieitain s.eli regai.1 far the powers wo possess
Tbal the divll the hit do tiny offer to vole,
Bat lave us to sail Uie political boat.
Yer coiinthrymin here have the crame av the land;
An' yt? eee tbim the ruler-i on Iv.-ry fiaiul.
They *r?? lawtuiikcl'.s, latt lueakei -.., J odges, an' )urle?l
Paix, to Und what they're not would dit'hract all ths
Vit tin: i.iVHon their survies have sich demand
Oil tin' how I, I, M J it, cannot well uiideretaiid ;
Fur bechuxt you an' BBS tlicro are BOwBB ratleT dull,
While the bist have a wakciicc? SB it thlckiic?? av skalL
In tho great City Hall, where tho lawmaker? mate
J" expliid public money an' light iu debate,
'I'wouid make yer eye* gluten to wltBesa how grand
Y.-r c.iiintlirtmin look, htnsed an iv.-ry hand.
There's.? '..mau. an' i.inl.lv, o'l'iieii, an' Moore,
?re,,m.or an' Haler, risbl linnae frtom rat ?loor,
With ?'liriili, loch l-'arley, O'lbilly an' Kay,
O'.Ncil, an' Mike Norton?the boy for a fiay.
Tuse have doorkeeper* grand, witl no doors tr? keep.
Whose .sarvice fur nothin' would hsrdly lis ci,eat..
Vu tiiet're p.ti i by tin? Council Board here In Now-Yock
A? innen ?is ths (?icen pays the .Mat ot av Coik.
.'.:.' th? Pond has ?i "Manual" pu .Palled ach year
Wherein thslr grand siguaturei bowldlr sn*aar
To refute, widoel doiii.t. to the.r luimj '? taSB-S.
The charge that au Aillicru-'tu can't writ? bio uamel
In a frindly til?' nailon nv itteka aid a tn*.
Should ye lave linn fur dead by an unlucky blow,
S .un? lucre's Coroner Keeaan an' Coroner Klynu,
I irdlel will be 'l?as ?t Justified ?ill.
? It, ??'muht ye be thrieil fur y.-i Ufa by a |aodge,
?list keep up j er ca? rage, me 1.1,1?uiver aWtatsa,
1 nr the i>i-t!ir- et Attornej, sao Osrsia by b ame,
In, like D ik ?J'Goi man, a man most huin.t: .-.
But, ala*', me dear bultliil, ehould lverytbing fail.
An' the joo.ige should ?ay death, lei . i ?..verpale,
i Hi- the Sberuf la Wiamn? o'l'.i tea, aa' he
Is oppose*] to Inferelu' the death penally.
S i D.nni-, ?Ht, lake a frfndlr udi ice
An' I ive tlie oiiM dait, uni 1er fiindri, pi a frico;
i .. al iioiiie i.n.igiit but porertj ?taresm j.-i face,
While here ji '.1 be honored, au* sel a zoo? place.
THE NATIONAL Of AUD.
COMMISSIONS AM) V.V.<\c.\ VTlnNS.
Aiuntsr ??kskkai.'s ?ii yy B, Ai.iivm, Dec. ?5, lSi.t.
The fn..flirin_r nSiiKifl oAwrs have bsssi c?>m
inn-ioiied by the Cnu mander in ( nt.-f in (he Nmlonal
Guard i?. N. Y. ?.in ing the two week? eouiuieiiclug Nov.
ft, USB, und BBsUag Del 4. 1~?.J :
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fre.ll .No?. ?I, 1MB, ?,,-e lien-? I. Ai.rll. re.;.,. I
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been uccei-ti'd by tlie ('.uniiiI
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Tho tuim.K'i' ??f ChiasSBl who airivt'il in 0*1
ifoini.i lu tin* Spiing and Suininer |teS-wM "f tbm BSSI ?
li,.'l'l, of a\ ?loin t.J.J ..nue ill Milling tesS, 1?. Th. I
who bave left the 81 its thlarear i? is,l04. 01 tl?? -a-4'!
r-eturned to China, laSM lefl hy BQBStlBJJ vo?oa.u?, ui.d t..??
.cil hi i_iuudt:o_*.i.'j-Ui.o.