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NICHOLLS AND PACKAB
Tin: rival ooTBBXOSfl visnr.D f.\tK\i;.*; DOMAta i.i M it 11> TO TUR st. litiTi I.?His AmtABAKCa ini-.Ki:?Nicnoi lln.l Allll'lUt 1Y- IN ?I'll It! I Af I til' HIS l\ni;r. inr wkak rnOrVS M BIS Cl. T\\i> S1IA1M> Of UK IT III It AN OPINIONS. (ra-'M a atAif tt>iiHi.siiiMum of ma ram Maw Oki.k vns, April aWThe iirst thing ? ae per correspondent wants todo on anivint; ii contentious eilv is to get | look at the riva eminent?; irai the superior dramatic attract! the Packard eatnbthduueut.beleaguered bye forces ui the State 1 Ihiim-, naltirally takes 1 that direction first. The old Bt, Lonii Hotel. ? the Kellogg administration for a state ] tliriuiL'h the medium of a Jobbing eotnmission iirst beaghl it tt?ea>aatvsa as individuals, ami sohl it it> theeasetvta as commissioner? repreai the Mace, stuiiis m th.- mkkri of the French an It is leneheil 1>\ a ten liiinnl's' walk fi'in (it along a narrow streit of little Kreuth vh,.;.>. tenanted lo* a man antl a woman, t ing the jearttal telatioa into bnsineei only tin? l.aiin racec <lo. The is a ft mi -story parallelogram limur aronntl i i i balconies and inclosing a coort. All t gloa ai"nml it is dirty, ill-snu-rim?, and pietnre As the entrance oi the baildiog two negro :.* in polla inn's uniforms pace to anil fro ca? hpringfii hi maskets ? Ith tixtd bayonets upon hhouhieis. A few unarmed police lonngeondi veranda in eosapaap with a miscellaneous n of If 1 colors. The nutter in front of Iheaidewi the frontier line oi Packartl'a domain. As far i building extends bU retain ran can preeaenade the sjdewalk, hut if tlnv go across the sire? : M? Hable to be matched ap by the citj police, aitle the liter 1 foniitl two mere armed negro uniform, who disputed my right to enter until s fled of my peaceable Intentions. Some atac aaesketestood io the hall, ami npontbe Boor lu.xi's of cartridges. From the entrance hull a ? ol stain led ap ander ? rotanda to the second ; ami on the banding behind the balustrade were haps n doses men with gun?, posted so ?i defend the pesaage oi tbe stairs. They bad mi sort oi breastwork by piling up a number of I net'ount books against the railing, ami on the b is?? hooka they had a handy irapplyof metallic fridges. More guards, black oi yellow, stood fore tin doors leading to the rooms above, and In hagnpon a veranda thai overhung the court thirl >? or forty others, some In full uniform, soi half uniform, and some in m> uni:.mi, but nil wi shabby, disreputable leofc. The only men Iba j. i;.. I intelligent antl aeat were the sentinels bt A miscellaneous rabble filled the hulls ami s aad the ante-Tocen te the Governor's oft not been I ?r the predon imu.ee of black visage* aaaae would have strongly suggested the headq ters of a Communistic mob in Paria la response to a card, Oov. Packard lefi a ca? whit h In- was holding In his room and ? o i1 tie snte-chainber. It needed only s glance nt t" show thai hi la the brain, nerve, and backboi his party. A man of over ix'feel in h usual muscular development! with a large, v poised henil, piercing black eyes, ami a nose chin expressive of a stubborn will, he n ems to h the slnfl in him required for leadership of dangei enterprises. In whatever situation a person ol argaaication mighl be placed in life, be would something to command. " Did yon wleh to we i I am tin Governor, ^ be said as lie came into loom. It was a simple announcement enongh, hi the quiet way in which be ?aid"l am the G i-i.?'?i" there was an assertion of authority aa i tive as w..^ conveyed by the grand uioi I'rnm-e when In mihI : " 1','ti' <'< .1 rh i." The Vi up- off] ills and hapgera-on who Dlled the n i-uiik into iimiguifit anee In tbe commanding pu Bei ?if i!i ir master. Seeing Packard, I could s In1, ? -.ii - that be has been from the fl the ehnf of Mi. !?'? publican party in Louisiana, s that Kellogg and the rest of the supposed lead have been onl : Is thai he has used. talked Ir as es y and self-p la mannei though be were the undisputed head of 1!,. 8t? basteado! h p iaoner in tbe Stnte llonse, not da ? lo go out of it for f. ;'.r of arrest, He claimed tl 1rs titli w.is , verj hit aa good as thai of Presid? Hayes, and sad he meant to defend himself to *| last. He mi--.11 I-e abandoned aud overthrown, added, hut be did not mean to he quietlj ahov lie would at least make a noise that t country would hear. The legal points inhiafav lie stated with art al t It arneaa, concluding bj ? \ : tont Um re i as do way to assail him on legal gronn except by i he i i ? iptandtm argumoul of denj inn i power of ;'.e Returning Beard to canvass the vol i ? Bl officers and members of the Legislatui The Attoi tiey-Geucral, a dignified gentleman with fljnvnisl !? 'iinmv. "who took pari inthecouvi ?etjoa, afterward vent Into an explanation of I aoaatitntlon ol the two rival Supreme Co made mil i -.ti"'!.: .use for the validity of the Pac aid tribunal. When tbe interview eloaed i walked through t baMing and found n awarniing with a moth throng ol men of every shade of color, from whi la ebony, all engaged?if doing anything beaid ud smoking?in talking polities. About fouithoi tbe crowd were white men whose fee ?ml garb in lieated thai they belonged to tbe low ? ?I tin- city. Entering tbe Hall of Bepr tentatives?a large, lofty room that used to be tl I parlor?1 got into conversation with agi of members, all black but one. They were a got deal excited at the prospecl of the United Stab Got . ml Mu-white man a particular friend of Pat hard's, I was afterwat told denounced President lia .-- a* g traitor i lutter ti i ma, a d said thai if I??? di : not stand up t Packard there would 1?- evid nee got ni> in thi State that would drive him from the White Horn? 1 ed Pn lidenl was to support the Pat !> .aid imvi rumen! a ithonl m army, and reminded Ih bate member thai after the 30th of June tin i weald probably l?.- do appropriation for tbe army i tbt troops were not withdrawn from New-Orleam "Thin 'ii him call on the militia of the North, lt.- replied. " He baa no right to go b us. What ditl he trt!;e the eight electora retes of ti S it? foi ?f be di lui m m to tin- i: h< te r A ti lored man intl ?u:il:"l.'< the President withdraw! aaa gel along \, ithoul it if he w i.l rot ognise Packan liittl semi n-. t.i,t quotael arma." This waaaviei b no one else seemed to share. The di? was getting warm, when 1 was extricated by ex Qot. Warmotb. who said, when we had i from the press, that there was only one way onl o the fn^- and thai was to recognize Nicbolls. " Hotliiii'..' left of Packard'? ent. He snr ivmlcrcd em- thing after another, ontfl he has m anthorily beyond a line drawn by Nicbolbr*s poliot ks thai street Hi has nothing to reeogaiae. Every 11n it kr is eootroUed by NieboUa outside of this baild lag.* The Honst was calked to ordre shortly aflea a aid It has ft] members,which makes what is call i Returning Board quorum. Three or four appeared to be n ?? ligenl and re pectable white mea,ant! ahout a tloaan wen bright-looking colored men. oi the less.perhapaadeaen were lower-elasa whites, and all tie rest were aegroee and mulattoes, whose njifltafea for anything requiring education and in? tellect was stamped upon their anil, hear j features. A worse body to make laws foratttate probably never assembled oat ?ids oi South Carolina. In the Passais these are is neesehcte,one leeatheaagoo mm. All an- Colored except three or four, hut the, liotly aeeaaed la averaaja a littie higher ap in the scale of intelligence than the Hmi-e. Tin- a)ha)lt js-rformanee in the State House Btrnek rue as a mere playing at govern? ment?a h ?i oping ap of tin- forms of the legislative and executive <!. jeirl m. nts for the shallow y mid i.iM hi? dips;abanan of rafiaflfihtifai by Ike 1 it?it ni, ?nul for Ike more taugihle pnw|?eet of a compromise ?with tl e real gt?\eriimint of the Mate. No I'nit.il Btates soldiers are seerrtihoiii t lie State House. The firtTMiiider whose protection the Packard gnveni uujIiI keaaa together i.-> sasngtsaed in the old Orleans ITiilsl liifhaiRMSBl. Breen wWeb there IsRutnte rior communication with the building. The scat, of Ike Nirhn'ls cover,itneiit is in Odd Fellows' Hall, t? One IsoUngstonestruetun front ing upon a pretty afuere, A distance of nearly a Mils BBperatM it from Paek?rd*? headquartero. lit n I found mi guarda, eiv ?I or militarv. and BOtb hsgtotndteaM s eoadtttoa of fhtnga different from those snrrounding the orAinnry op?rations <>f tlm miveinnieiit oi a Northern state. Both bonses were ill session. The S'tuite impress, d lue as ?111 BSSeSUbly fully iiji to most tlorthern legislstire bodi? in ht teliigence. Bosne sjuestfou eeuosrrjing a new wuter route from New-Orleans to the seawM under dis? cussion? ami Mr. Eustis, who elairas a seal In the United States Senate, was making an cl-i quenjt spcnnh Tin* presiding officer aat on a platform againei ? back rround <?f a large American liais'. The tables of the Motnbsro were el plain deal and their chain ol the ordinary sane seat pattern. Aiming the Reunion who were tntrodnoed tome was a colored tiiLin who had just COUM over from the Packard l?gislature,and was full "f aetf-lMdatory argument just Ifying hi- change of baas, l be House meets |n U handsome hull that was once the (?rand Lodge room. Here, too, the funiis'riti|_' la of the plainest description. Most of the memben looked ame substantial planters or village leurrera. A coal bhveh man waa tnaking Bringing ipeeeh about the r. gbrtry laws and teenuultohostl the attention of the hotly very well. I saw IhrOS Of ?mir other colored memben. In a little roen adjoining the Boues, Got. Nieladla has Ins office. He is a man of medium bight, of muscular build, and has a bronsed face, hush.', bur a little grizzled, a square forehead, and a pair of keen gray eyes. One sleeve ofbiacoai is empty, the arm baring gone as ? Mcriflce to the Lost < !ause. Ln.ring aside an enrolled bill which be was reading pnpsrotorj to signing it, the Gorernor entered into an easy talk about the contron ray with all the con? fidence of a man who feels himself mastei of tl." situation He said that Packard had no authority o itaideof the walla of the 8f. Louis Hotel exeepl Rpon the sidewalks surrounding lt,whero be iNicholla) bad ordered that the grounds of his rival should not i>e molesl id, The Jndges of thirteen oui of the eighteen judicial circuits recognised his gorernment; so did the perish offleen In forty-three parishes, while in none that he knew of was there a formal recognition of Packard. All departments of the city gorernmeni acknowledged his antbority, The people were paving taxes to his collector? willingly, and had not paid a cent to Packard's officials. The ?o .?- oi hi government wire well up toward par, while Packard'? obligations wen not sala* i.'e at any price. Admitting thai his adminiatre lion had .all tbe attribntes of an efiicicnl He faeio gorernment, ami confessing to some surprise at its complete absorption of power m city Mid State, 1 brou trill up the question of a poasihh ultimate decision by flic Supreme Court of the tlStiite?.the purely legal points Inrolvcd. "Suppose," I -aid. "thai tour gorernmeni Isrerog ti'/.-.I in tbo President, or orertbrowa its rirai by hi* non-intervention, and after some weeks or months a case is carried up from your Supreme i onri to thai of tbe United States, snd the derision then is thai oui i nirl is not valid and Packard's court is. Hare you considered that nosaibilitj V \ number of new rbtitors came in at this moment, ami th, Goremoi tnrued t<> his attorney-General, who sat .at hm elbow, and begged him to answer theqnestinn, Th.it gentleman Mid that he had thought of sut h a possibility, bol be was confident that Iheconrtal Waahington would recognizes <U< forte State court and refuse to go into an Inquiry as to tbe way II i ame into existence. But if it should enter nimn auch an Inquiry he had no fears far the re mit. 11 ?n . it was claimed thai (he Senate, which confirmed the Indgcs appointed by Mr. Nicbolls, wasnotalegal body, because it did u<d bare a quorum of members declared elected by she Returning Hoard, bnt the Nicholls Government rested ?ts ?? bole case, legally, upon the ground that the Constitution gar? to the Legislature the power to judge of the election? ind rations of it ? memlien, and that therefore tbe '. rd cot il not determine who had a right to sit in either house. The title of the Gorernor and of the Supreme Court Jndges rests purely upon ihis propo? sition. Tac weals point in the Nlcho?s gorernment, I judged from this convers?t ?on, u ?is Rnpreme Court. The commissioiiH ..f all fire ol the old judges ex? pired before Gov. Kolloggwenl ont of office, and lie reappointi d thn.! i hem and added t wo new ouos to till va :.:i'i'.-. Tbeneweourl thus appointed was confirmed by Packard's Senate ???? hen it li id s qii of Returning Board members. Nicholls, saauming thai this confirmation wri mid, appointed five other judges, and bis Senate, filled up to a quorum by jt? own action, confirmed them. Now, if neither con? firmation was ht;.il, then the three old judges bold orer ander an explicit statute?s rery unwelcome conclusion for the Nicholls people. They can only escape it by going hack and denying that the Re turning Board had of righl anything to do in ul' the Legislature, add this is thopnt - ;II lake, !'\-' lor. Pint liback, who in re? duced nio to Gov. Nieiioll-, said, after we ?une ont, tl at in theory Packard w.-?s right, but thnt the ques? tion was a praetical one. and could not be settled by the application of strictly leaul principles. Pack ard could not maintain himself without an army of 10,000 men to enforce his antbority throughout the state. Kellogg for four yean had non.il au? thority outside of New-Orleans, where the Ferlerai garrison upheld him. In the pnrishM when any of ?us appointees weM obnoxious lo thi p ., i ? ran them op, and he appointed othen on their recommendation. Tbo people of il.es a . , ,'? ,,,,. suhinit auy longer to the old order of things ti !? ? - forced to by i military goremme .t. He was ?u i far or of looking at things aa tho] wen and making I the best of them. From the pro do ?of <:nv. I Nicholls and his leading supporters be was satisfied thai tin' rights of tbs colored man would have full recognition under tbe eonserratire gorernment. Il" ?vas himself a momber of the State School Board, and in making np the local hoards his white associates !<>"k .?.i ? to ?fire I orod pcopleTeprescntation without bis insisting upon it. As a rule, one-third of tho members oi boards were colored. A great many colored county officers elected as Republicans had been ? ?idi missioned by <?"?. Nicholls, Mr. Piuchback thought there was uo ground for compromise between tbe two parties, and said the onlj sensiblesettlement wm for Packard to retire and peruiil tbe memben ? ?i m. ?. aj si at ure whose election is conceded to join tbe Nicholls gorernment. Two shade* ol Republican opinion ilifferont from that of tbe firm Supporten of Packard I encoun? tered m ci.nvt i-atioiis this erenmg at tin- >t. (Charles?s place where politicians oi sll sorts con? de after dinner, to exchange oes s and opinions. Gen. McMillan?s member of tbe Packard letrisht ture, who wm elected United Btatos Senator by the McEnerj party in 1^7l\ favored as a compromise m as.ne the plan proposed in secretary Erarhra let? ter to tue Commission?Hv organization of an un? disputed legislature out of the memben of both in.dies whose election is conceded. This he thought a laii mode of i ttleiuent. Gen. Sypher, an ex-mem In r <>f Congress, dec?and that the Packard ami Kci ' lie had ruined the Republican part] in Louis? iana, and thought that (he beat COUM for 1,'e publieana now waa to rocoguiM the Nu hulls gor emment. A- soon as aj] Bppasltton to Nicholls t e na ?I be belli ved tin- D?mocratie parly lure would fall to pieces ?uni a new ami i It wig Republican party eould ho oraaudxed. k. v. ?. Dit. I.YNTii'.i companion' ABBBRTBD. The death of Dr. John J-jHu h, at the liouso of Mr. Sha?, S... ggfj West Twriity-fourtli-st., In fahtR ury, has n.ver been Brroetlgatod ay the sesuRSRt onlag to the continued absence of a nun whose name wag Mip posed to lit' ( 'onkliu, and w ho was belle? ed to he the most liitlMirtant WtSSSMS l?r. l.yneii culled at Mr. ?hay's house In Company with Coiil.lin to aUgBBU a room, lin complained of boiug ?ick, und drank a black mixture from S bottle which t/onkliu held to hi? lip?, homi n.it-r ward he died. A post-mortem examination MSUalSi traces of jMiisoiillig. The jk.Iico have made a neun h for the mua t'oiikliti, but wire not saeceaafsl until y st. -r dav, when he WM arrested by ?RBMC Rstftr of the Treefiath rtsslant. Ho nave the BasMSi lMMasL. ('ougldin, nod Kuid that he had at one time intend d to MSJM ut lam. t ;,' at 1'olice UeadiiuurWi?, but ncajlcOUxl lo t?o ?o. Tin. coroner will prol>al?!v held flic Inqunt In the case In- iy. _ YALE'S RIGA WITH EABTABD. coNDmaw of deb nt.vv cbbw. tiii: \ii.n wiiu coaTfoea IT?tiikik ANTl.l khknts AM? M':niTs_ li.\l:vAl:it'? MKS' ? FINAM'KS Ki? llt!; Taxa Nwv?a BMeOansBUSBBI ON THE PLACI Of SAO. [rittiM \n oocAi uivM. coaaaaroanaxToptwj i at aits a.] N i:\v-1I.\m n. April 13.?Oaringj to tin? diaso* lilt! Ii of Ile Int. ?t -olleiilat" BoS tag ASStt i ition nnil Hie tallara of tiit> laser tat bin of Ken Eagtaal COPesi ? ts perfect their ?. aalasHon. ana asaca tsssaevwaasseesl will turn i.V.mi ?aio o 1111 Harvard. Bare lbs tutetest in boattug j. tli.nouglily active. With the ssyssgsuj .?f Spring n" n are oaee more tektaa their oars. Members oi ihe i'.mi..en Club,mea in their private beata, aadtha . pi.t. ttti in;: for the Spring regatta whleh win lake placa in the l ttet pan of next month, are daily sseaapsa tan waters. Bel the great event ts the mee with iiirvurd. whleh win ini.i placeea IMdayt'aaeaa, the gay follo.vhe. C. nun. in em. nt. Tin- in-w which Bervaid baa la tratataa a said te be gieaUy aaperior to ih.tt natch the atalwari neu of the " bhss" bailas fat in Ihe rear last rear. At Tata, while tins ruar** eren may not in- sjatte i sjnal to thai ? Sit h tot. h. j. Desk worked ap last year, tl vid aodoaM he oaewldeheaaaot easily Le I.e.it. II. 'ilie QOXt lice ?ill lie no sin-h on. - id'?! ?i: fair as the last one. it will rather be awra evealy con? tested, and wUl therefore be much Basra toteresttag aad exettfaav. In order thai themen algbl be aeteeted us curly.:? possible two e?-n ,r en w were ii t Ml put 'n tralaing, v, huii was cniitimicti tint ?i eotd weather besan. Presa thebrghretagofthe a/Inter terra tbe 13 practiced with the rowingnaaebtae In the gysanaateai until February, when tin- eight WhO ?ere to c mpOM ?he crew. Wltb oil auhstltate, were selected, ?uni the others ?rarerelieved fron duty, TlMtneaagstn took to the esteras soon us tbe lee broke np, while larca ei''..? were still teattag .?fun;, and wallt tbe wtad? bies eold and piercing neon lie m. Tbe ei'-u have been -n resalar tr.lniiur diet ?Ines Jsnnarv,and thin makes? rerv considerable ten of expense. Bntlbenavj docs not bear the whole ?ist, men themselves pit a? much as they regular!* would were they not In Inin.iig. They an nnw.rowlug eizht time? a week, and llils rosy b- considered irood work. While tiie men ?ir.- in many respect? still fnnltv tiny have both ? ?rood ?tsrl .I a flue opportunity for Improvement l.\f.pi. Robert .1. I'ook, who ha* been rendin lav during the res . I a* hrou rhl hi ? hooks to t ?- pity ?nd ?? III study l ? re und i o ich lb? crew in Ml Ihe race. The following are tbe uai i nUcm a who t>n.ii n-t tbocrewaaal prescnl madenpi N... i G raid Waldo llarl ? r?tala, Coutk, and of the Junior C?as?, Betrntifte Bt moL Mr. llarl Is tbe ?bortesl and lightest man on the erew, bat is ctoet dlngty well built, wiry, and very plucky. Helia? owedlnsev and i ??- ! nc of lb?1 l re I mat e ? a whit h von te. n irse in ?' In the n alia last opring il , lii'inlur of : In N ???? II, ,v.:. I m PrtS which sas victorious la?l ?uimnei ;.' Hartfordover tla An liew? I'.- wing Club crpvi ol lliai city. No. a. Jobs Wcstej W ?cotl of Wew-ITaven Mr. \\i se. a t is taking a po?l gra luatc course In tbe l. ? '? ? partaient,and waa one of tbe University new of l.i-i year. Hebad rowed several rac wlththe Liwa hool crew, which, whlh it .1 .1 aid pull a ?el d If) ?Iroki. had lio.I ,i I. .ni repul? Hon. He >..i - Phosi.I i ? ither late In Ihe season, bul tinlckly Ua>h up the ? ,? i,... ?.ni wnscon Idcred in averu t oarsman. go. :? Eld :? . i m? n < ooki. Worct Mer, Ms** Mr. t'ni.l.i is a member of the bcnti Ii i h id ? on ?iderablc t x\ i rlt in ? In Is atina. .'<: : In ' *71, itrokt . if tin Preabmai rrew which led the grcafet 1'iiit of the distance, bul whleh, owing lo liad ?it ring, . ami in half a leu III hehli ' Prlncel it, Ihe winning Hi- ha? I" en e IplJ ,: . ' , ?11 ".e o' ?,. . , ; : -.- , n hit li have ai? le n com? rt conl In the co lie was ni j. a m.-ml.' r of last year*? victorious erew. >1 . t'ookp pnllx a ?trous und i nitlful our, bul nia bodj Ii not Itl p' In a? rood ! ran It o ht to is-. Ho. I. William Knowlcs Jotu -. ;?.. ilsrty knows as " the Kltl? r," Hamburg, Iowa. Sir. .1 mes Is s member of the Junior Class, i r? hi rowt I la several colic?? race?. In the race a I Hartford above aPadcd to, indwa? ..titi-iiiiite on tbe Univers! . i it Hummer. Thron ;i vil maul) and t'.n-, tianlike f1e|Hirimeiitand hut : in I" ? 11??.- innl Ii r Mi I Is i-i.me out of (. .? in ,t liked m,.' ? Hela t..il and straight, a d pu n Ii -:- oai and in send form. His most nollceahk' faul; N an inclina!Ion to : he nppet pat t of the n >.. .mi. 5. w II am '>? . P< i m Van, ?. Y. M I i im bt a member of tbt i i, and ha rowed in the sameruce?aaXo.3. In . lition toi psi; Le wasoneoi the four \- im ?"?'? dut i'bii lio i* Ktronglj hnilt and atblelic.ii ?? houldersand ...? ltd, ?ml il,oui It in 'in or two r specta he l iiroveuit ' n . i i ol . hi hi ? w on i . "i will and ??? ? nlj ol tbe boat n- i n. hm .I i ? Hi -'-. No. 8 "i rr Da rid Thompson of Bt , Penn.. andof phoinore Class. Mr. 'I ... be fen ?men WbO em ev i m.iiivl, i . work. La* vearbewsaont of the best ball playei iltman nine, 1 .nt bavins evlneeil Ibe noce tar II hi Wu - l kl e tig for the University crew, wil ill H tin :ti Id. I .:?.-? Pall he . ? ; ? \ ? r . .mI. Pi .?n chu. and ' i ? ?i lilaj I. Ill .'.,. : ? ,;i,iei.i. antl nt ? in ?toi ii " f. r. N,.. 7 Prank Bldrklge Hyd? , Hurtfortl, i o in. Mr. Urde i. a m n ber ol i hc - iph ? ? ' -, or good ni bl and I i nm ?msn, thon II I ? s. m,' su ligbt, u i! ?'. I? ?? tait llemiuu 1 of ? he ipbomoi ? ? 1 u'.'l | ? i , \ ? , ? . t up by d and faithful practice. 1 : PCS ? ? la?. He (?au meut. Hi? principal fan the 111 !. Llarki - .? m '?ulicr of thi ? irow-d ifl _.? rucea and In i hi ? ? . : ; . I ami 1' . f tbe ii-,.. n... !, m tde. . rmt lug bubll - .' V m i , : \V ;\L ,\ ?, ii 1 . s ?11. I ' i. m 17.-la .1 .6 1 SI .'. Wi( l-l 'M i U< m| -' n.." In -j! llydt . -I' -i . ?-? n _IV Il?j I] < li rkt i i -, 21 ' ? il. Il '-. in. ; ... :k ui. about !??'. u ,. . till?. Crocker, Tfl.?? 7 i ? is Vf. I . ". s .i s it;u y i i ?..'.;. ? o*a ios -ji . ?ii-j i ?. i. .... i<> i . go nit/. TU.9 '.*h? IKS 20 .i i '? , 7:i. P i ro i ft, 7- . . ."? it'-j i ? i ! . .1. !. ?;. i ;-. -, ; i - i ?'-j no -j:i Lit) un i. '. ? ,,i' , .. 5 :? ,' . 1 , TI ? ? - ?.:-: bight, S ft. il m.; ? li ?l ?-oi.iiuioii of i in- navy limit a* goodaa could 1" dt "in ?!. A .?.-M ot ii , on !u o\, i fi-iiu ;, I year, and ttaU has been tbe canse of un littleemiiorr?.??mcnt. In order both to meel ti - ?ml in p:.... el. f,.r i he t ? tir. pare .?: tin bo . . .??. i us mauagci - Inn ?? '?? ? iiieal toi hi -,i uiifn 11 ? -, ?. im-'.v tii ir appeal bus not mets tb a very .,.?: .i . i .n bal - ??. n ni i . . . , HO. 1 ? i- folios lli^-e ? . ?he montb ?ill ?bow tbe li tiiii"ii "l the navy: ii mi , eollcett -I from untlercT idn ales .92,72776 . ..i rroni gi itndotliiis. >-7i on Total collected . 93,596 TO Id .n Pn al. n: Howc'a ac? count 11875 H) .|1,a28 11 Bi i pa'd ou H nient Davls'i count (1876-7),. 1,376 70 'i'i.iiii axpeadad. 66409 n BaJsnat in treasury. March'ji!. ? ?:.,, r.\: ? ' A--I is. 1 udergraduate subsetiptlous still due. gfH7 t-,:? llratsusl* . ;? ,11011 l?a l.i nee ?n tri usury...!!'..!."!. 490 (12 T'"". 61,764 86 .... , , LUBlUn - i.-tii,.,it?.i sxpenaei of crew and boat henea from April 1 mjiii) 1. M -,.w, ,v, Bbowini .1 u. nut ?r .....".'.'.".'.';;.';." " 7j-, 7^ m rsgard i.. the iosattcy f..r rsw'tag tbsraea, tbsre tabssoeasa.."-. 11... Harvardassa are aaxloaa toss* ei N. ? 1...11,lui. laanrrasasssrars laal tbsj bars already tried rtartasueld aad thi \ now tkasra as trv New-Isindon, and there select tbe most favorable nine? as the permaneni mee ground This will ImpreJ aversaa adad im psrfee?j reasonable. But ihn v.t. m. n are aliimdautly sataraed with Springfield andas tin ebslleaged party, tbey claim tbs t.-ivit.... ..f'n ..?..'^ im- pince Tbey un- u/r?i,l ?bat toa water .i..,v biioi >h m Ncw-I/iiuloti. ami im-h?iIi- ti.i?, al Hprinafleld ihe? hava exi-t'lltttil quarter?, which limy fuir they USJ not Bud it ilu- .itli.-r pise* Iti.l.-.ul. 11 is ?in.-irelv' bailan .1 tli ? tin uiieil) wrstchsd Booowmodauou? o? inr luou at Sara I ok? in ls7.r?, ci?st tiiem ihn race, l-'or thi? ?ear Yal?. '.. 1 1 InsUtont?priUKfliiil. *'" A " B?vcn-yc?lr.^,, win.??' fnlhcr had lo?t a Hub in tin arar,sa beartsgthal all In hcavnu wi-re p.-r. ttct, asked, " Pa, v. :.i nyou die a id you have two lu^?!" LOCAL HIBCELLANt. "TUT MISTLETOE I'.oi'G?T." mm btoprbr ot m ?ir>Ni> protormarcr at TtIK MAO?VIT Tlie Academy of Music bfll nil civ present d a mort* brllllntil s.-.-ne than on Kriturdiiv amUBfl whMi llie|?nnt?iTii!in" of " The Mistletoe BjMMtB " WBS rep. r?f?-?l for (US boaclt nf thfi Mount V. rimn Aid Society. Tlie iu'i-'in at af the aunaagsn that a Mesud psrusrUMraes UUUM I?1 MWttasss wa? amply fin'?fled. f'>r when tho?e WhS i ol f .died to BSBBSS tic's, ts In iidvanri? iipplitxl M t?ie box agtoa May Rand tint ast a reasresd arel 'vas ans aagasHsl, l.u.i Imsatnas were glad m av ?il RSMaasrnssf MCt rights as an admlndon ticket auuranfri'd. Thn \i e'.-en ?\ >?< ' i-ivvdeil in every pirt with ? fi h?'?nBBSS sasMeuee la si smug areas. "Pie Or:>n.t Puke Meats, a*. Pdnl rteuta?eff, und PUSWS Pch'll'nir, who ffSBBpnlnfad the BMBSglII SH Tuesday evfd'i". arrive?! nome- lei* anexpeetedrj ami ?fere shown n see sf the T>rn?ceninm hoxen. The sther sosas wen osenplsd as fathiwsi Proven um-- Mr-. W. ?t'T Mr? t?"Un Ul? M. '>. RUB? Urs. Oannr. Ifrs. rSllawa, Mr?. Kreuch, Mrs. P. I^ir rrl lll.l.l. K Rnea-Vr !'?''. Nil?,,,, Mrs M",<rr.ivtJ. 1! .?.,?! Ml .. -"?.?: h. v ?' r II 1 sitik-s. Pi li Mr, 11!?,.I? rim?' Urs. I.V'Uin. I Part ? ??? m-s Mill iitiejrrr. Hra nuiwta. M's. I'.f i ?>*r. P- ??? Mr?, fell. ', M !- \ aft M n tx v~s MeA'maa 7. Mr. T.-.tVm 'ii. B. Mr Tilf nil. fi. Mrs. T'l.e.'son. 11 -VIrs .'..??.' n l" Hn, vv..??.?. raanem Urs. r? w. Usten, <:r -i Mr?. T. M n->i"s. Plepi.'nniitu Mr?. Renier. V.-'ll. t),?, /rtunnii Hllinl M-? Van \nk-n. Mi refiner -Mrs. WlfgM, is mi., i itta . 17. Mr. Pell. ! .'?'?"?V. ? I'. Pow?, 22. Mis. I'... mi. 24. Mr?. R fl.'I. I' '.". ? ? -.?r? wiittnei 27, Mi - ? ?.'?. Mr. Martta. Mrs. I ??1 Mr,. Mllllkfll. :t ? Mrs. Hull. si. Mr-, nr. Mi. to Mr. rtofiiinn. 41. Mr,, parkar. V> Mr? lt"s.. k. II Mr?, ttnsspll. 4 1 Mi, tf.ss.ll. iff. Mrs. BU T. 4e Mrs. Riser. ?- M ?.. v. lufn.'jr. M Mr ltK"?*.'n. IB. Mrs. p. am, 6ft M--, nn on. SI, It Wl'.-ton. .'.". Mr i. Brena f,:t. Mr. Ptreeter. Kit, Mi-. Thorn, US. Mi.? Maitmry. .'.7. Ml. I III?, ret V?: ,. I>i|-. lipni. SI, "Mr; r,?| ' ird. at, Mrs Kl.'l.l. Basent of the Ar laslstioe u ' i pn "ut, baring eone t<> titr etty ts nitnea? ths psrrornv a-iee. Br filant n? wen Ih? esattrraes in the audience, the anf:<].u'.'i'i.oftbi crowded stags threw all hefon He rurtala lato the shade. 1 he j:m' eaal perform d tha rmntomlme m en Rs Irai pr?sentation, Including " Ward as Th' Brief. Mr. MrKinn ns forrf l.nrrlt. Mr*. for Hea i? Tht /?...?.?, ??,?. v.r. Nichols aa TheHamm,Mr, Withers Thr *?/ reard, Mr; Rowland Tkt Rafter, and M>sa Iriosli.y Thr II ?ts 'rrnrr. The lilla I tl lltng thfl pilions ? ? ? isnng re? by vr.-r br Mrs. t. ?">'..?, r h -t'v .?i the tablean?. Shortly after B oVInek Hieenrtatnrose i.-.-'n-'-i - ? hnrnnlalball, Cord Lntt? ?.n i lu? lovely ii-i'i ? entered and saluted the gay eon* nun- nnged on ?it v- r side to welcome them. The ?..? t? m , o- -. f tti ' minuet follow,.,' in which the fol ,.,,il[,|,.. ,1 '!!? , d : M W 'i.i in i Mi MeKtm, Ml - M ; and Mr Rndt ?,a,. m ?: , , ?' ud Mr m: v.M.- K'oie ?'....I '.'i- K i-. M'- I.,, i.. mid Ml M Ii"l. M. .s li.. > ,,i"l M;. i -,r t. i' i. MU H ikcr nd Mr. Cti nil >r, M - V. dim and Mi Bl I, '!? . i" it ?? ind Mr. P ?? 'i>\ Mts?i fllteb? ? i k ... t:...| v?' . i..,:.i.? ;,i,,| Mr.O ?raid, Miss Botter and Mr. Clark. Mtss Vnderson and Mr. Hpcnecr, Met for di : "'.. ?. ???'? , M - 0 il I nd ai ' Mr lllr? b cock. M'M V id Mr Van 7, u r, M: ffone ind Mr. Th.i s..,,. .1 p i m and Mr. fnnkltn. Mis? ltank? nml ? i li . i " itck sad Mr. Hlois, Mis? B irai I : en. \| m? ..i ad Mr. H it bun i,, Ml? Mieltun and Mr. fJr.ihum, Mi - A1s?n and Mr. Melehon, M,-- I . \o ind Mr, '. llircle-e , Mis? Kt'l'lietl anil Mr, .1 . Mi-- r \ ? d Mr. Se? nieur. Wearj of dancing at last, lb? lands runs sway la aide, chall, le.-in.- the eoinp.iuy to liud ln-r, Wllii Ihe cotpietlisb wsrutng : " Am'.i irell, in- nn thon*rt the ili--*t to irate I ??? Ul III ..'l.| lili . " ,?,.!'?. ." Tue s., o- 'l lab'' u il.-.;,,-,., ilie ,,1,1 ;,,vv r, when amid snelent rell ? the bride dtaeo ven an oak .!',?.t, in ' herself, lit r lord'* footstep is beard at tbe door. Bad with a last s?mes around the non ?ha lets the ltd nil. '? ll ? !.. 'I wIMl a spring, and her brl lal bloom Lay withering thu r ? In a li i In? t >mb." 'I m tale i- B "id one. and i' Is ni . lleM to dw< :' spoB ??s barrowlug detail -lord Le l'a frantic ami vl'?h r?a hislosl loi le. bl? mournful nreriea .? yean later, on s May day, 1 ? t1"- port? on tbe t in?, tie T rr .? 11 oft ketetonli I ?? ctn-t,. ni t h ? ' : ? v death. The constan) Inters?! and hearty appl-insc or t1.ndtcn?ie, ?i",'. the entbusl :?i" iierfiir i of ilie I vol. ' tin? e '? ? ? .i rtn dnne ? ? i part of / ? r? ? luii ?. >'? ?? L ?? his Buiati ur act L OI'l "?! ?'- L'OXI I'.-T AT CREEPMOOR. I. V I':.!-' ?' ? ? ??. inl liy tl <,' tiing day of the i ? ? .: ? .? - i o n . 'i Ins [i ace, 'I !;e ??? mil I Bring I tai lal I ?? .?rd I o'clock. Till : it !'. it.'? tl e t part ' itcd to I e ? li a ?.. pi '.in.', n: am m? I lie i il i ..n for < ? ?, ..-. ? f tbe Al inri? tional match last . ? |J ?v i- . i i :; i : i ? ,: -? I, lllo 'I ' I" '. :i o res ? ? : ? ' ? I b) t li.i '.-. . i, lug i!.,. I unie?? they I tj u-c their < . . i ? I enter. The uin<ch i :' ? . . ? ' , i t.. won i. ?,,,, ... ..... ? I . I I'.. :" > " ' I i ?? : ? , ?? . ? in.-, ' , Wl ' . ? ? I. . -al la .' Li. I : : !.. : ? . ? | . i : | ,,... ;,..;. a. . . . ? .- : . . i . :. >| 1.1,n.-.-. 13 ,; ' - I " : i; l . M : .. . IJ.. : ; II |;., . , : : i "? . v?!,.. uVedoul) ut ? In I...- Hi tel IltMllI ! ' ?? IUCMInm I III II- V , i: M . The I . ? '....?. ? .-a ? ll i ? .. . .,: ,i i -, . . . - II I ....... DECREASING ! HEIGHT Fl <>M THE Wl '. KAII ?' : ? ' Wl I'.. .' !?? ..I I ' ? I I , I Ai!-. !'. 1 IIP. KAMT. During the pas! feu n? ths there has been falling aafl in the abi] ol frelirhl fnm lie \v. i In tl e ic r-. . ?'! ... i |i ,.i .-. Itb I : ?? ." Ni a-York ? ?' 11 road ? i' adlug !? ? havets a eomp le < to order empty cars from th? \v. -i to rarry the freight that |? ? itcrior. i.m ars Is lui Ingto eahava also I u-iili1 ; . ??: I i'. this eil] to load with good? tot ritl. a. i'i:'-1? dlrectl; 1 , trad ??in-- ili ii over 70 per cent of the trudle of the '. ? i - freight I.." d ; - si :>, thai the p!. ... ' condition nf the 1 ? not doe I lili III ? ?.????! . l|, ' ll? Lie. II ' of '.? : ell dl ? I thai - .;;.- lo ili. report? !???. eived ut :, . n. .. '. .,1: ?lu? ' ? 'hange, and ' ?i n .n -en- i Jan, 1 to April 7 Inclusive bave buen :.- " iwh: t*-??. I?s7i;. ? . 1,7! ' 23 2 ' M.l ?' ih . i.|.t:,:eiii 6,L'U,418 1 ..... .... I s 71'.".,771 I Tl ? ? 111(1 llV( ? ?: .. ' '.| ??? . I n: lal II I river ports from Jan 1 tu April 7 sren? ISJ7. |v7<;. Hour, bbli. B7 ? - '7 ! !H) 171 V I ?tat, bush . 1,713.618 t 'ora, boa] ? . 8, .1... \n KMMSO '.".i 'I'i-.ii.i lor tii fom ??_ April 7,sseora pareil with the corresponding fom weokala tjmir.were: is?r. i*?7?i. Hear, iiid? . - ? ? toa - v il, bush. v.?-ou i.i; , 2,7' 3 ', 16 '-.. ." IS The fal lug oft In the blpmenuol pork, lard, sad other product ? eat I l?ted further in reducing tue i.a.si bound traffic of the tumi? lines. MARINE D1HA8TERS IN BECENT OALER cVdiaputch fron ciiarl?-fut?, s. ('., on Priday, repoiii.i ih.it ii. s t.mi-hip ?in i Btisam of theonat >-t?iii it? : ti Urn fi "in ? bari stau for this etty, went ssb n m I'ainiLi- on Thun lag? aud was leal wtthatteu beard. a dispatch frost Cbsriestoa an Batarday frna RT, i'. civde, her owner, statisi thai she hi I in in taught la tha gals, sad Mstalalag mms allghl bsjunsu tohM p?!>c, A-,?, wan eWtSUd to put back to port to link. le lialr?t. A iiuml.er ,,f B4rSpta vl-it'd l'.er No. SO RoTth Uiver y.sl.idu lo i.,,it?n if any iBfMMSMaa BUl Im-cii received in n .-Lird t.. the v. sstl, nut ih, ????tollman nplli.,1 m ? very tasBMSMi until tin- n ?.ori.r ?,r tne 11 ,i, ink Informed him t,. the contrary, that i.tm WMSXpu t,d to arrive at uny moment. IhS ?nlf BUrSMB will BTSSUSBty MSUmCVUUlBBbM to-tlay for New-York, li tuk.-s ubout Tu hoirs to make BBS passage. ihe l.ii? Baaqf .?nd -Vulirt.y of PUgURBU. N. a,report? th^t M Apnl ?, In latitude JT BSStU, lou^ituJo 71 \ay wrat, di:e passai a bruni nmst wM lap complete, aad could not make out lo what it belonged. She ha? been l!? days from lntitml" fill? north and II day? from Hat? ter-'?, . countering off Chin en league flho-il?, on Mmidsy aad Tuesday last, ?? northeast gato, whlen laatad :t?? hour-, and dro i the ?< awl hack into the Gull Stream. i i. hark il. I?. Mover, 20 day? from ftae?a, with sugar, encountered tbe Masa gato off Harteras, which I ?ted ;-( hi.iiiH in thai latitude, during whleh she lost and spiu sails ami shifted cargo. A meosestoa of north we i .ii.il nntii-.nst galea aave aoeotnpeniod In-rslm. Bbeslghted Ifatteraa, 11 days before ber arrival. The brig Ransom, 21 day? from Puerto Cabello with eut;..., reports im vine experienced easterly rales from Halteras, and on April 9 anoonatered a north-east gala off Fen wkk Island, which eauasd her ta atlft tit inflea South. CHURCH work amono or, i; M AN??. natfOP lirVTINIlTuN'S AliI>KI>S ati-i:.\i T. mrncii. Ilislii?|) Iltiiitinntiiii gpolal yi'Utt nlay after? noon nt otaea church aftha waxfcatftha ?haanh Oar> man Society, and the ueceaslty of such work in tins country, to which liiiiiii.'iufiou from tin-l",iil,eilatiti Is so extensive. Tho strong feeling, he n :i?on.il, which b?sala the T. ?ilotis so strongly together, showing Itself In many part) of l*i nn*vlv,iiila l?y their refusing to leinithe Kugllsh laugu-'ge, makes necessary tin- em? ployment of Cern?an teachers, if the truth off/iris thtnity Is to In- em in .1 to them. Prudence iitnl wifely ns well ns love point lo ths spread of a Iras ntastoan fcs> lief ?tiiiong them, for phlegmatic sai slow ?is the Traten Is there is great moment am in hi? motion, which makes It of much import.mee that lie go in the right direction. Tie se motives of prud-nee and safely, declared the rpsskCTi .in- made very pressing and pertinent to the i resent time l>y the large numlier of GeflBsaa in the Hatted Htntes, tliere being over ISAOOO living within a cannon shot of flrSSC CI.melt. This grsal Baaaa of people was made up mainly of Mystics snd aidritun : I ? ? ?Lathernns, Roman UathoHe?, und IndlBVrenrbWa and Unbelievers. Ail of these classes woald be cnllcbtened by :t knowledge of the "Truth as It i- m Jeans f ami I* falls to the CbTtattssa of the Episcopal rhurehes, aad primarily to < Iraco Church, to help those who are try tag to cm. tins truth to these thooasnds dwelling in Ignorant or learn d darkneea. At the conclusion of the sermon the sec end Bunusl report of the Chares Qermaa Bowety was read. The work for the past rear was declared t" ban asea most ciieotir.'igltig, although it was attempted to cover too wide a territory at the beginning, ihe headquarters bad ii m caanged from the west to the ea?l Ide, sod the work had there been carried m more niece fullj than before, tiiitsi.ie of tins city the work done we? ahtefly in M< s-TorkBtate and Canada. Mueb succ?s?. I been attained In Rome, H. Y., where the Cbureb of St. Joseph int'i i. en etoMigeu from Roman Catholic t" Prot estant Epiai opal, ami vt.is working to attaiu the objects i-l tin- bock '). BMBABBjABdiaaria or gricsir cleahivo. For tho past tvit-k tho Street-cleaning De? partawnl h is been dnaai tog the ilmsl dfri to the Bound m- u Hart'? [atoad. Tin B?he? men sad ay str issue living at a/hlte tone sad plseea below K..rt Behnyter objected to Ihtodkdrinottoa of the city's refuse. Oi f'rksaythe tug Caleb, with 6va scows of garbage, nahes, and ?tree! refuse, wbito proeeedlag up tin- IsnadtWsa boarded by a Hellt; ite pilot, win? Inloi mi'il Mr. Blldaalli who w.-is m chin ^.- of lue ton. tlmr .i I. mg Istaad tugboat, iinv mg on board about 80 ushermnii armed with muskets, ibst guns, and pistols, was oulya ihorl distance sway, aad these raen were determined to prevea! tbe dumping of anymore refuse m tin neighbor.?d of tbelr fishing grounds aud oyat>r beds. Mr. Klrdsnll, dt ming discre? tion the better part ol ra r, burricdlj unloaded the -? os s here in- was an.! returned to ??'< >clty. 1 be poiice-'i.i ,t 8ciii i i. having on b lard Commissioner Biuith and others, weut up the bound earl yesterday morning lu search of a ut w dumping grou l. wh be at Hhoott r*i I '. ind, near tbe I. ng ' land ?hop , un i m .-s i ; i i n legal technicality presenta it.--If aa an obstacle, Th I'nli ?'? Conimhuuouers are preparing a statement 'ur Ulayor Klyof thoexpenilll.? ou account of ?treet olean iiu--ii.ee .i.ii. i. It la reported that It sill be sent to the Mayor to-morrow. A Ti:r\\T I'.nY's POUB TBaJBI IN Till-: BTREKT6. Willie Lampoon, 10 years of age, having read worki of Betlt n whleh excited his fancy, engendering a spirit of adventun and a desire m ??-ce the world," left the comfortable home of his father, sa Albany lawyer, four years ago, with four eotapaatoan Tbey worked their way to this city. Un litt!.- fand with whleh they tartt d -,\:i* -"mi exhausted, ?md Lampaon'i i on .? into is re i ei.Je.l of their truancy ami returned homo. W ' l.i feared to met t hla fatht r. and ?ooa be si.t ?tn el Arab, a -oeriiing with bootblacks and newsboys. In ta ? ??! clothing in- blacked hoots and aolducwa apers,soine . irntog 'Oecnta a day and then sleeping In lods; in. 'i.ii-e-.. i nt ii. ,|iit-i:ii' , money and being lo sleep outdoors, lu t..? mean time lu? f?Ulier .in i, leaving a considerable amount if ntoperty. A hhorl Mi ilcr of Wtllio residing In Troy received .in n which :? .1 in r t.ilievc tuat he wa? in tbe city, Kupcriutcudcul Walling wits Informed, an i Detec i tdiim? wu? instructed te Hud the ml dug l?ov. tin vi red the lad in the Ncwi >< ?? ??' Lod - i i, in N A-t ,:;iiii!..-is--t. id- was taken to the Centra! Office, where he met onoof hla uncles, to wbom be expressed a deain t.. return home, lie had "seen sights" enough, he -.1 d. to rail ify ail id- 01 n BA8K-D ILL. Tin' Hartfonl-Brooklyu team played a match i onl of th,- Y lie College club. Tbe Hartford? barely es ?apt d e b< - le on lie ninth, ten! i. In tbt twelfth liming il ? ? ..'..? ? I t in Hartford madeaflnehll to lefl 0 Id for two bases, n i stealing th? third came taonanoib, r safe hit and won ihe garni 1er tie- Hartford? by one run. : ? . ... the Hartford? will o] en plaj .ii their KTOUI ? (th l iiioli) ill lli.-o.il.v li. pla.v Hi-, I if > ii i si-as on .'. !-..| the A lib tie ?" P '?ii mal Caelsea Club ..r Brooklj n playt d It? first gamo on the Capitolio? Grounds on Sa - picked nine f an i Ibt Nasaau, Press, - ' ' 10 ota Club?, 'i bei i ! ? I e '.? ?; : Uuli (pile ?? r) antl Huyen (lefl tit hit r), bul their pi ? i n and ! ica? playt ?'. game, ?onlj ?". uai .'i with ihnse crroi game itaukin ol tl? Pre?? nine pin-bed for thi : team v. lib : u ti- i. '-:: i ?? - '.?.- rl gn- ;i hliu wa ? pnnr. md the (i.:i. ? ??>. f. al ??? ed ? tlj ?t large number of unearned ruas. Loughlin .i lid I? !i ! ri:l" uni Hunt ? . J nine, iaj I : 1.-. 3d Sd. id. f?th 8 !i. 7th. 8th Dlb. f?tal (l?l-,., . s o u -J -J :? o I ?il ll. L..i .>.::-..: 01000000? 1 CnABGEfl AOAIX8T AS ?5A8T CHE8TEB 3\ Ct '?iiy Judge (Ultimi of Wcstcheater County was occupied fattirduy, at Kind Cbt U tt??li ,:, regard to the application for th? removalol : w. i.i minds from the t IBee ol Ju ->i the Peace. Bevoral witnea i were examined to show that ? . : ', i n made by Justice Edmonds for examina? is. In n] sort of a j of drunkenness BgslUSl JUstkMl gdmOUda M hile ? engnged In the dtosharge ol bis official duties, D testlflcd that on Ang. 1. 1870, be was In Justice lMii,o...is >. i un?-i n.om ..ii.iiii s o'clock in tbe t ? i,.,, be bad i > asa oe trial I ? be wa? tin n ii,i..\'.:'i d : lie witness ^n-.t hi ni get ova train anil go .ii,...m. ; h ?as tl ? unable t ? a ilk - ? a int.. tin- e.in ? aud up to hi? desk, and as ho lid .,, ?i i , '. ? ;. '.m ?; ,i |amhoi the chimni ? : bt railed tli - i .ni i lourd : .oi.i i.e i ..e. i ion 'ioih i i deitk, and in ,i... ;. vol u i- ni li. in- m ale aoi ??? ren ? ( !, ivi?, ' the . n. el tin?! b ? ? o ild ? u ail him ii h,? did uot keep still ; he told DuvH thai i,e did not in ? u . , ,. , i,:.i. ? for hi? -? i \ ici ? -n i !.- n. I ' . : ,.i |oi - ol money ; Ibat bt ? KOBDKBJl COWED BY AN OLD IfAJTS COOLhl M John J. Kavanagh, proprietor of the New York Hotel m Roekawajr, In the earfar mornh ol ? ivlng st.nviy along tbe unfinished portion of t'en tral-sve., I.'..i-.?m, when three tramps came oui sf t: e m.is. mu- uf then-. Jumped Into the wagon aad .Mr. Kavana th. whs is wt i' sdvaaeed in ,\ ears, it he int.t any money. Mr. Kavanagh eoolly repbed, "Not much, but what I have 1 Intend to keep," \ , aodi an then ,..i Into tbe wagon aud asked, ?Dont yaa thlak wa mull? take it iron youl" ?? H ?, ' add Mr. Kavaaaghi " I never taw a tbtof that wasn't i coward, and I would knock your brains onl with thla piece o board yon .sin nu.! i.i v.-1\ y moasy." One then remarked to the otbe , "This Isa euriou? old cu touier we've got,'' He then i.I what time it was. Mr. Kavanagh pulled out his watch and showed them, asking tl thej would III ? n> take thai also. After sonn- wblsperi i r? the t >io lumped onl oi the waaou and disappeared In the woods ugain with their companion. Mr. auvanash'? coolness doubt Una -.i'-, t Mm from robls ij and peraapa \ loto at ? Tin; TAkOfJUTT BXXJIETTi AHHUAL BLBCTI0V. The annual eleetton t>f tbe Tammany Soaietj* n iii be i" Id hi - ? i ralag. Thirteen Bacheros, .? s..:.- uners, aWtskll i -?-. r. Inry, and a 'I'r. ani.r ?u,- tobo votad "-.r. The aal ?ar the ? toetton ?^ itgnedby Aaguataa Seheii, Orand I leasnii h? | nsntalna las falto m lag apm ai: " i?.-t. men. tasBsaa ta rasuaaai sow,sa ht ttansepaal, true tot:., lisdlltoaaad our asel fy, gather ara?ad the et.uneil Utes. and. m the spirit oi harmony, hrothcrinssl aud freedooi. pledgs ourselves, esahtol .. other sud lo intry, to sustain tbe greal pnneipl ?- of eivll aad i? liberty and to restore our fJoveramenl t.? it? original purity and aunp?ctty." A WAT? IIMAKKK-rf I.l.NACY. A reaident ?>f New-Boehella l>y tl>o naang of Frye, who Iiu-.Ih-i u en.- ig.-.l tor several Jia.? past undeal i r in nn<l rcpnin r of abssSH aud ?vatehe?. BSSJB1 to act Mtaatat] ahsatfcwo weck? ago. One day he cali"d upon an .i.'tu.tiut.iiiee to p.ociire his ine.ils, and took up a aarvtag salts aad ?nid to her. "This l? a pistol, and I could eaatty i>inw rear ?sataa mit." He axant in tins city aud took hi? m.in > .mi of I'.e hunk sad put it mio another. Hs also called npon some engineers to engage ti.iiiit'. aassatpaaj mut u> Kew-stoelMdto u? aiamlnta "pcrrrftual motion " nun hin? which he claimed fob?? Invented. On the tcntimoiiy of two physicians he wasieul to a lunatic asylum. LIQCOIl D??LBBB IS TMOOMLM. thf.ir attkmit.s i<> BSCU11 i:i:i.ii;f. rXClTKD niSfl'?SIONS AMONO T1IK RAIOON-ggfMgSSJ ? HIisTllUY or THKIK Tlt'UllI.Kr? IN BUW-TOSBB? 71IK MJOffOfRUl I.I.i.IM.ATImN. Tho ?itixicfy nmoiig tin? liquor itaaVM rruiivtl by the ni cut decision ?f the Court of Appeals, whereby evi rv llipiornelhr who!? no? ib,? keeper of an Inner hotel In made criminally II ib!c, was ev blent yesterday la the authoring In in.my of the drinking resort? of )M<r?wms Inte:futid m the manufacture and -al. of asyMSUSUd in ex. ltd dlacilKSton? of their position. The J.re?;tll.Ii^ opinion ?tin! one frequently cr. pressed in mtemporaRR laniiuage was condemn ?tor.? of the action of the lM , -,,n< reSfaUSSBM for the present muddled condition of utlair?, Mauyef til,.,,. BBgaaad n saurerMttsu ?ussarsd that they had paid foraud taken out tasUt asUBUM BtesrssUSJ to law ami that It ?im their hllnBtISS to prsSSUWtS IhsfS hn-liic-s as usual. ?' Tli.re ?ne ?.iMiUof us in Vev? York," ?aid ft Broadway lbpior SUUMT."BUd WSaSBM t6'?t;,nd uti f,.r our right?.rhis In only Maular move on tho prut of tat itstfl pet ?on* to aaasrl assisy from aa?*aBh1 ?notlier. Moni of tU? dealers, however, while ei hitiiting feeling in rti?.cns??Iii?< ihe subject, Birtssi that the ahUHRMB BS MSSSSad f.ir the i and that act ve measures slioiild Ik- taken to ??? enro relief. At the (?iTiiiLiiu.i assssshrj losaut day ASSSBBBtyUUn, Naciitmaii, with several of tin ?. gt> li.g m. ii,i,e: s of the RgBSC slSSlSM*BSSSel ttOBS, hi id ?,n informal meetiiiir. If vv is st l, d that no i.ilef could ho o?)tiittietl except through legislative Bettsu at Alhany. A?^i?nihlymaii Naelitman's bill, to IssydtM ?h?-action of the Rxeun OMmsmrbuuts la bsunug besuaaa, ft was iRSUght, wonhl speetlily M BSSSSd, thus affording SM> pstary r.lfef. while the IsMSbstB bill, which MShSM appi'ovnl by the Liquor li.-aleis' ASMCISttsa, had fair rausoestssf bssssutags law batan tauadhtannunauSef iha LsgJsl itare. With this btl rbssgnd te esutsru? ??aii the neeat dessShai of the Coart of Appssja, the Maja i tlcLthTs hojH', should it be IIKHtSSfBl, M M n noel S I se? cure from pio.,eiii?on gjj BBBSBSHl IsrgS BBMRM of aaleouswen closed rsuterdsy. a lalnnalsiuus In lbs l!ov?ii v stated that BM SV at - Bad BBSMgh U) SU M tret out of the pri-si-nt difficulty wtthSUR I BSUStUg tin in Mlns ttsbM to proM't-ntit'ii I'V rtststtug MefhMtnj law. The Agil.it ion Committee which h:'s m M appointed by thes-Teral lupior de ib i m? t?vUit Albany andtosMwtth shuihu MMMlth - fnes sthM pacts of '. , bold a suaunag st Nu. ni-' third .... ras?idar afteinooa to examine Billa BBd SSSBMBi upon a line of poney tubs pur.-iied at tbt fttsti? nwrtal Then wen present only Major Raner, Asi tnblymaa HasktsMU, I M irtin Alucinan. It vv.ih decided to hold aiio'ht : BS '. Ingoftbe committee to-day ot ttvnsrrow.and ihn)te postpone the risti to Albany until Wednesday or Then? dsj af this nmat it was tasMurM that itstts ?. i eeaddbedoae at the t>gtalatan the Bsrrtsftbs week ? the BSMMlttoa sV abas ahn mitin i Mme lor ssMadtatasu with Iha dealers of this city liui Brookl] B. The TenprrsMS Brstherbood of ? hristli a Chant? n >>f Brooklys see kMssd a letter la IhoM InRaenttalta tas pu he attain ot ihal etty, :n favor of i hi appatnUM at af .1.1 ? MOrten, a asMstaur af the brotherhood, m s Cans- . mi.- .."in r of Police gad Excise. It lassa t..i tha laws esa aerar be executed until tha pr?sent bosrdfci "pniitl d from ItsgroM sad renal elements," and that Mr, Morton eouhj do lastly for the best Intsnst aftas city in the i nforct luent and mtdntensnM of law and on!, r. A temp'-raiic convention for Long udSUd WlU M In Id under the auspice?, of the clert;viai I at I BM J!rool(l>n'rahein.icle to i.i.rr.'W. At 10(30 a. m. 1RS RST, A. <?. Lawaoa will read snesssyos "Modnot Csursh Iempennee Work." At the aften ooni ? d Dr ">vi hud Tinker will tle?vir an a?drsM SO lenprMBMM and ?cleuce, and tha sVrr.O. H. Fowler, D.D., will peal i| ? ti." legal ni' ?it the qantton. In Utserealng addn ?-?? Will lie ll.Lide by reforined Uni' .. lev. l>:. l'uiion and ethers will anas be ? i ipsei gyrORTI TO RRCORN rAVORABU UtOIRtATIOR, rheetruggte bstwssn Um lempcrance adi ?? ? t the RVpwr dealeis In Mew?York dab - Iran the earij part sf 1974, when the susseu's tenpenuei larted In the West and awept erer Um i ..?. When it reached N ar-Yort and Bneklm, lbs liquor dV roused i le ??!.-' i v. - to raw?! the iemiiero ice people, ?ante ;/-i? liii'.ons aen orguulrcd in ildsclty,one the Liquor Deulei i* Protective Union, baruigheari] l ineiiilit r- aud consisting piOstT) of In-him-n, M i,. | ? . nun Kei?;> I s' As loclui nil ' 00. The h nl' is ol each '.' . ' rd many tblnga to ibo members, 'i ?n?::... were to i?- grt ath reduced, and the law. ai far M it i ? - lated to the prohibition uftta sale of liquor ou Snaday, la;repealed. I..?t_?? ?uim of moucj veten promises to support the nmrement were obtain d from many of the city representatives lu die l. ? ?-! ?ture, and ai Un le,-, i|ii. ni cl. i i?..as ih. liquord did ' In elect i - sun.f their own tnembei - r . th ? l lero wjs, however, no concert ol uction between tha iw.can cuti nu, uailonid prejudice aud i uni dig in their Interest? preveo ting their joiui ac.:. ! i i.e-.ii.-iu- .i s',1 ai'ii thai higei bcerwa not Incoxicati r tad might therefore be sold ob BuutUys: the II . .? ?" .1 loi M. rep al "f ti.- buuduj liquor I i Bach ?Liu? di i"',! ? Ills t" suit Us "?? n aai I I ?cat it? own d?l?gation to Albaar to urge tbelr p - .. lb?1 I., si-..iule. UeaBwbilc lai ruai qu and the lavish expenditure of monej i ndedtowi bol h o,? .mi/, i ''oils. Many of Ile QerTOS ? i hink t it one of the principal objet i- .,i t i li orgao i v ?? o i -, ..? i at coi hiuly u i c'td or refused tu renes their liecus. ti. o. sp'L.e. up In the um m, beaded ' i .a.: ni'.iit of taking lbs leadership M uy of !>. inemben theo withdrew, i'ne del?gattou? '.n All tii.v also tlid not meet with the -: ?,. .? . d. Tbc temp?rance porty was mpposed ta i m .i di IcfuUon to o; . ?? . alen, and the roniitrj men,lu rs, who reprea al maluly lempa!? ..ne., dislricts, iieciiiuiii.'.? ?l1.ii u.eil at Ihe meApci ?i i ni li c. ? change lu tba law which tue Ifquoi dealers de ?. refused to listen to the arguments of . atli a? and n jm leutatives ut h'ew? York, aud Um-? successive bills fell t i La ?'. yi ar anothi r mu, m a mi a mud i form, was Introduced, but siso fiuled. During the Un . nu r tie police ol New-York matte si -,-, i d attempt? to !'?? sxlstlug Hundai law. The lernten ol I liquor and beet de?Jcnneil resolved to tost toe " : the law in the court?, thluhlng tha i ? ra ."mi l?i : ... i the? WllUld 'lil..in relief. ( . Hi .' - . beld VV.til ? i ? iiiuatl u? lu Du an). aud ?m Vgitation CommKtoc, ?'?i M'titlugthi Qerinau ., , otber ci...:,m.?, ?no formed, riio liquor d tii-i tried to exempt ? ' i from ? u n qu :. . ' It ???!?< UOi I ' I.I i ., i, \ nal ? i mu ii.?'- in', in| , .lellor dt a , LS '? '.o . . .;? i, liefon ? hot ' !'?nv . ,. i.-?.?????? I '?' i? t. e All the pane, the i oilrt '-: I ' ' - iiev, that none bul Th?) Agitait? n ' "' beca walking i nee tl - "I the yeur, I form from tbone wh I ,,r i:-,- i.ni. and that upon rbli ii tie ?? : . e vi,.!:it II , , ,.? ;.n? L un e misdi aor, . ?ulust siimtuu ' ? . taiK-eofthe '? ol i--,?? ; Mi nit. tavern, aud b . lliug lutos ca? ii,' ?: keep th ir bnrroon - . ? on Bob ei ?ay d., u|. a ffbleb ??? a ml ??? t ? h?..'. ? [thin i . . i i iveru or hoi rf? . . i ?.. - i public view. Vioi.it. n ot this law Is a mlsd I is ?.isbableby tin? I - - I),? b) imprki a> ? ;.laj -. .a bj b ih. 1 \i: RUMORS ARD TUE BALTIMOR1 MAI B vi.iiM. :.i, Md., April 1 .">.--Tue ?|a9CUU op, i.Uioiis v?Iil? ii Ban P . vailed in-ie in UM I "in ui..ik. ( for sveral days peat wen hmeand pa Prtdaybj tii? v? ir i nil-is trou London, andord i- fro? l i ehartsr rsasela to bawl srtthi gnin sudd , i New-Yontbst frelghls wen azetted gan add! sal aiii'r.aiion to operations hen. i ?wsM lu la?. It is Mid, aiiioniiii'l to !? ' ",i?H) bBsheti t.e largeslby?rrXOOObus - ?? rs d Is Bnhuutrtetta on.-day. Attas rrgnsuT basrd sf tbeOLWt Bxebange th. operaUoa? rsaebed l.'.d.iHit) mi-he!?, .?ml in the .itiei linon tieei nales ruacbud :... . . .: I ? i to tare col 11 to ? ol k V?.rt Il.'.nle it II?. I I US> peuce per quurlar an advaacs o? ..u:??...?c in . ? ?lav?. \i:ki. IT Of OhX>BOIA tUOYBsRl An.\sr\. (?a., April 1."?.?Sovpii white ritV /< m . of 11. leti;.u-pe t oaiity v.eie smstsd yestsrday by Depatj UsitediWstSM Msnaala m ? ?nata swsensal I by I.uke J,ih:;.vui, the I'-.nler of th. (,.?\v:onl not. 'i'bey were taken utinci tin? Ku-Kun at t aud RrSBhRst to thU city. 1 I ? ?? ...,'? .' .ii.' mi liefon the ('oiilliiiss'., ner STUO ? i., Die DUtriel i .tut. Luke Join-son and 11. tel s have been sssMsattad and ait? In AfsMMJeilfM sal? keeping. _ widtK 01 Tin: HUMOM kivku hkiiu?k. I'm iiiiM.i.r.siK, N. Y., Ainil 1 ?*>.?'ITu? der? rick b?n MIMBURaS?M Miikliii.' th lust SBBUUU for tlm Pougbk.. pale lirnlK'e were anchored .'..m feel from ill? went ?bore vent? niuy. ami on Monday tue .-.?l BM ?'? M I ? towed to it? plnre. The work i-, MUSS 1" *:"'?' BBMSl wltb great vigor, ami sneaanary .o.u ua. are arrtvtasj tl.til) by the .a. '..ad. An ixcliati";!' ??Miiiirav.'iii.jly WRMtrka tttftl the arerssw \ oung ans is so anrslksbl? that father? snatM te lode tneir tiau^liU'rs. What the avera*? young man la nfiaid of is not ?o lunch that a father will will Idle his daughteraathat he will bide the average youn* ui.ii. 4 [Sol wich iiulKlui.