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TIN: M0DKJ1X KUGENE ARAM olirr.n limit's ixrr.nnr.vr vrmi 1H LI. 01 V AT II l. (1 If A 31 1 OX. KpHo rrlro Over Ills (Ircnt Worli-HI Alniliri' lnlrre-t In It lie tina n Hiluday vl.niil T.-nrlirr- III Aim wit o Mnk? n riiin ill Himself-limy ilmi Aim wn lie fmrd-HI Lending I'brrnologlcnl Or 1 ns lint lir Think uf Hrllxlon nnil n J din re htBlil bat be la Now About, if , . luilvr of Iht tun. fit 0,i arriving at Ilinghamten we. found thai It wis gidng to be tllBlcult matter to get anything cot of ItuiluCT. Sheriff Martin told uthl Ibe prisoner would not talk with anybojy, and tint newtpaper folia wirt hit etpcclal tvtrslon. It teems that no let than thr Intervltwert from three prominent New Voik Journals, and several other Irom differ ant r'ta of tha State, and area from other Utiles, bill tried the artesian procixa on IlullorT within a tvtek, tut all their olTorta wor In tain. Ha would tot Hit with any of them. tni rKILINO IX BROOKE COCXTT. On looking around, ire found that Ilulloff, not sly In Elnghamton, but In that whol aectlon f countr), l looked upon aa "a monilar of ua aqnalleJ mnnttroslty," aa one of onr Informant! did. He la tuppoted by tout to possttt tuper nilnral powiri. Everybody batlaTa tUat ha li planning an escape, and a great many feel eerttln that be will lurced In hit plana. The feeling galntt bin befi.ro nod daring the trial was euvca coal and universal. The Inhabltanta of Broome eoanty, In which Blnghamton li iltuated, were de termined tint li thoutd be haarcd, and ererjr 1, lirtaie that blew toward lliacourl room from Tomp klas and Tlon caantle, where Ballon" waa former 1 tried for ancient offences, waa laden Willi hatred tind vengeance toward! the prisoner. The excite merit wte to treat In ningnaniton that business waa to a conitriorable extent suspended. Tbe Bloyhsm tn JlcniUlcat, and the Lradir also, printed near) a quadruple dally edition during tho trial, and some time, found the capacity of their presr IninO tlsatto i apply the ea;er publla demand for their reports of the proceedings. Kulloff's counsel, George Decker, Esq , of Blng tsutoo, was Involve! In tho prejudice which was (lit toward his client. Up was threatened with lost of lutlucss and social ostracism, and had to breaat a storm of bncolic Indignation, before which a leu elocay alvocal would bate qnelled. Manr of ttie wltne'frs f r the defence were frightened ont of lawn, and thosi wha bad sufficient courage lo ap tear cn the atmd, In many case had not nerre enough to carry them through tbe ordeal, and throusli tiuilditr and affright knocked the bottom cot or the case. Th: jurjr ai,d the Jndgecaugbtthe laVtlon. Mr. Becker tried the eaio with rrodl gtou neric and great skill, and the Hon. Charlee L Stale, of lln (son, N. Y-, who was asacclattd with tlm lu the dcfi nre, nude a rnnt.rly tummlng up, fell It waa all of no avail. Tnnx.n or tTNCmxo. Mr. Becker wa nullfled that If the Jury acquitted Italic, there were two hundred men In complete rsadltieei to hang him (Ilulloff) the moment the tcr ctct of acquittal should be announced. Aa the Jury were out tlx hours, and It becan to look aa though tiiere nilel.t be an aequltlnl. Mr. Becker Informed f 1-I(T Martin of the thraaunrd dancer, and tho fiherlff and hit deputies ond Mr. Becker and Ms tlerks timid tUmnhea to protect the prloner. tt'a aul'seqcenlly ajked Mr. Bocker If this wis lr Uue, and be said : 'Yrs.lt at. I received three anonymoui threats of that kind. I bad two rerolrerr, and If It bad eome to a Bht I should hare cien one of ttein to (iallotr anl let ti.e old man help defend hlmtelf." rut tbe Jury brought In arerdlctof guilty, and gilt ta raed the excitement. From that time fornara tlx feeilnct of vengeance In tbe popular breast have basa tiiArnlng, anu KuKoo now excites more lnleicst (tan horror In the public mind, Two questions BOW agitate the cnmmunlty ; first, will "he break )til and etcape tccond, lll his roon'el prerall In tttlr motion for a new trial T The cltlxcnt ol Breoms, 'iomjiklnt, and Tioga deioutly Wipe that fats or Providence will delermlue both of these questions In the negative, and that Rullou wilt be Staged by Uk- nacfc uutll ho la dead, on tbe third tiiy of next .-orch. an iTim witn (Pixorr'H cocxttL. Kext we called at the cDlce ol Air. Becker, to aee I If an entrance to ItullofTa cell conld be effected throogh htm, Mr. Becker was courteous and cordml, but by no means encouraging. The cae, he said, was a criil cal one. He and bit associate, tno Hon. Charles L, ikale, or Hu on, were cr'.tlns ni:ht aod day to cot ready to argue their appeal on bill of exceptions :ioJ on writ of error, tmforo the Gener.il Term Of the Thltd Jndlcll Department, at Albany, and H leould not do to al ow anything to ro form to the pnDUc which could possibly embirrass their dien t's interests, Nesliles.Hulhiff haa an Immosablo will of j blaown, had determined and declared that hewould not talk with anybody, and It would be useless to tlerapt to net him to reconsider tbe matter at alt, While sitting In Mr. Becker' offlcn waiting for Urn to dispose of a client who iiad coaie In tnd In tarraptcj our conrcrs.tion, we plckod up the Blng fcsjitoii lAidtr of Jan. SO, and were attra.tod to a tiatement oi ftulhiirs therein contained, In regard to the orl-rln and formation of language. That tub. led l.arlne been a b'bby with at tor many years, we -rere ah'o to soo that nulloQ had reilly been at work In tnat field, aod that bis claims to extra, ordlnto result, tbonzh pernaps exaggerate!, actu ally I al a basis of orllnal discovery and pblloio-phl-al ln;i:ht. On ome mire getting air, 11 setter's ear, we told bla n U.it n e thoug hi of ni'LLorr'e I'IIilolooicai. claims, and ixiresiitd a wish to have an opportunity to pruoe the matur as far at our limited time would lermit. The idea p.eiaei Mr. ll.cUer, and he slid bs would ko over to tue jail and aee what Halloff Vi-ula ssy to our suggestion. He went, and after a prolonged absence ca-ne back witn the Information that ltulintf had finally consents I to our elimina tion of hit minuscrlpts, and alio to a personal la'.crtiew with us on philology, and on nothing lie. We ero p,rllculirly advised that any at lemiit to touch on any other subject, and especial ly ei her on the f.icta ol his life or on religious topic. oull brlnstie imervlew to an Immediate Hose. A'-cordlnily e ktaited with Mr. Becker to ttiok at ItullufTt manuscripts. tux rcasi or tii ncnnnn. On our way, we stopped at the store of Messrs, t) M A K O, Ualuert, In Dlcklnsji block, to In tpi'Ct tho scene ol the atiempted Durelaiy, and of the tiomlcflu. Yuung Buirowon, the anrvlvlng clerk, who (uiijjht the burglar on that memorable August Blunt, wen: oier the piemlscs ultu us, nnd described tbe ditreralc contest, We saw tho bullet-holes in the n illnc and In the walla ; the spot where the bur glar Divenr-ort una knoiled down and beaten with an iron bar by Burroivea and bin fellow-clerk ill rick ; whore Jril, thehamt.ouie yonng robber, bo love i or Itullc.fl cine , lezine ny wltn Lis levolv tr up the hnsinitr.l i-1 nlin tu rescuo his comrnde! where he at d Mulca gruppled anu fought, and the li vi- , onnv countr boy cvercome his deiperato fui-, an I r,h,yel tl o iinvll cimrut cn tilin tilt he cried t" ll"l i.if tor lit Ip end rescue; the marks of the bi h -i iii cn m;; mid wall, winch llulliifl lire I tn v h isvurite, and the spot wltrra ycungMlrlck ii d h en the t lid bu'let entered .bia brain, and lha f - "i i is hiooi yet visihlo on the spot where be li' i U' oin. nix onlt niiKu wuom mxiory lotxd, Y ii j ,I m vis tiaaperliipi t'.e onl) being on earth ' Kull 'll trul) lov.il It Is known I, mt. yenrs J' in IliilicU v. it in ji ! Iii liiuca, snj Jsivls'a I" 'i a S.,eiifl uf 'JoiiiiiMns lonnty au aflectlon '.i i! no htm eon the prmui er and tne Hhtrifl" fc' y v i, i lud to tio e.c.iio ol the pris-ini'r. Hint S i", n--.iv n ihtn h wild ui,u ricwleas in iture, and ' I, i, i .11 next met in Auburn jail, where tie ., m 1,1 u , ne,l uirli.e'l, Jliiiion" is slriui V ''' '1 mil grjl.tu'le, and he never re iH-d lo J ' ) i r, J.rvn I r lis kindness tu him In the w ' " '" J"1 and had repinlidli le.cied him Oom B J. ' a.u ions, ul pieal inson. 1 rltk. And on ra ' ' tin in i, JI n.iiumton, when he heard ol ri., , " ' i' nd rulluiit tor li Ip, he went back to U i" V ' " tn I co i iniiud the uccd lor which he It m t.,u'!". ' "n"'i l" u' ln, eJ And vetjie com- alinr, ,l G'""' In aln lor In thirty minutes titer ro r m i ,u ehict Jari-'a escpe, Jai-vlt was sin iheHtu n. o river, witnlo pistol shut I 9 UttV "'Minck's body wai lylnx. llavon I m M ui j oru, nWi 00 j uniioa was left Usui to I 1 ialaagsgH fke the consequences ol lilt barren de.J of blood. Hero is a portrilt ol Jjrvti, tho man for whom. Ulilck was Ul!o.l; Ilulloff says the pbotoxraph It an excellent one, and that he waa with Jarrla when the photograph waa taken, ina wonx or Tittas or ituDT. nsvlng xtvne thoroughly over the premises and beard Mr. Burrowes'a story of the encounter from beginning tn end, Mr. Becker then took ns to the place where ItoltorTs manoseriots are deposited, and produceJ them befora ns. They comprise on folio volume, originally Intended as a bank ledger, con. lalnlng about Cod nates, and two lexser volumes, W were surprised at the rrsewvli and ability, and the evidences of pertinacious Industry which these volume eihltilted. It waa evident that Italloff bad paraued his philological researched and atudles on der great ditadvaaugea and with Inadequate helps, and at odd time. I he manuscript showed Ink of different colors on the tamo rage, and bits written on scrap of psper and pas'ed on the pagea of lb blank book, aod nolea written with pencil, and other evidences of work don bar and there and aa opportunity offered, and finally compacted Into these general receptacles. The title page or t". worx. which we copy literally, tocludlns: nulIoITs philological noindtrlutru of K. 1-aurlo, ta aa follows! title raci or EfLLorr'a oatu wonx. j METHOD j ! i I THE FOnSIATIO.V OF LANGUAGE. I j AU ART ItEVlVED, j A MT8TEBT UEVEALKD. 5 6,000 Examples. j BV K. LEUItlO. ': : : i : : L. M. N. lh : : i : : i "In the aty'a nt thnse old pagsn temples wss se- : ; comphsiiect jo eduction of s prufounalv rtislic : ; character tor all the Initialed." A Ujmic JfoiaUv. j First Kdllloo. rmuiniD nr Tna atrrnoa. i J Ann street, M5W TOItK. i j The letters L. M, N. It , or the phonetic powers which Ibey represent, lie at the bottom of ItullofT system, and hence ll.clr conspicuous position on Ills title pge. On tne back of the title page is the usual entry of copywrtght. In writing, and then couiei lb Ub! ol content, u follows: contsnts or ncLLorr I r.nstr work. ; CONTENTS. i IMTBODCOTtO). raaTl. Xc'.hoJ In Iht t'onnvUtn of Languagt. i : ratT it. j ' Tat 72oot cf tFVriXs, and Ihtlr AndtytU. Tact III. ! i TU roriM of TToiiti. anJ the StdlficaUoni ef ; uAlcA lAeyart tiutsfptibx. : I I'ART IV. j I X Jfalnnldf nnyifd-iiifif e.f (As Boon la Ui I Jbri'iauan of language ; TaitV. j ; T Slsn'JIcanet ef Wcrdt. ; j I'AXT VI. j I 1A( Origin of iirlkUL Tat YH. j ; "Itr 7AcuMnd Exjmrl't In Jtluitrattnn 0 IA jL'rAoJ. ; The first nsra'raph In the Introduction It the fol loinz quotillon : " It It can be shown why the roots of a language should t such or such sounds, rathor than others. It Is evident that If the language be a camnlete work of art, it root will be ol that kind." MonboJJa i. 809. at tni noon or ncxLorr'a cell. The hour apcolntod for onr Interview having ar rived, we went with Mr. Becker to the county Jail, ani were conducted to ItulloS'a cell by Hherlff Mar tin. Tbe coll seems to have a sufficient grip of the j rlioner to bold him fist, whatever plsns of escape lie may be matnrins or eonjfturlng. We were In. trodnced lo lluiloll by Mr. Becker, and as he held a srn.ll kerosene lamp, so aa to tnrow the light upon us, w lib lila left hand, he extended his right through the opening In bis Iron door for a friendly shvke. As near as we conld Judgo In the dim, religious light of the jali, Ilulloff U about five feet eight Inches in holght, slight but compact In bnlld, nnd strung with tough and elastic sinews. Orlxxted slrenks thow In his hair and close-cropped board, but hla manner end voice rive no token of age or falling powers. Ho was In his shirt sleeves. His kees hue! eyes looked swollen and bloodshot, the resnlt, aa he said, ol writing conttanty by an Insufficient light. Itoaa then 3 o'clock In the afternoon, and the corridor In front of his cell waa too dark to read or write tn without a Ismn, and his cell Itself was dark a night beyond the limited enace which was feebly lighted by bts keroaene burner. i.t HVLLorr'a call. Perceiving that It wonld be awkward and Incon venient to convert with the prisoner throoib tbe cell door, we ns.ed tne Drlvilo.-e of being admitted lu tne ceil Itself. phcriffMaitla courteously granted our request, unlocked and opened the ponderona door, uroueht as a cnalr and nn extra lamp, and In we enl. Ihe prlsonor eat down upon hla bed. Mr. Becker took a n.t by his side. We sit In the chair In trout ol KnllorT, with our knees lunching his. He held ono of the lamp and Mr Becker held Ihe otuer. BtierifJ tlailin. a powerfully constructed Dun, aat on a ttool at the door ot the cell, and grouped beyond him, In the corridor, were five prisontrt , aome rnged and tome eovtlrss, Intently gaalng npno th scene snd easterly awaiting develop ments. We only had time to note ItullofT unusual breadth of skull from ear to ear, the squareness of bis lorehead and bit face, and the brevity of bis chin and lower jaw, before ha Initiated the Inter, view, as tollowst orxxixo the costehsatio. Rolled Mr. Becker tells ine you are Interested In mv work on "Method la tho Formation of Lan guage." Ittporter Yet. It has Interested and surprised me, I have Jistcoinofrom an elimination of your minu scripts. Itull iff-Well. w hat do you think of them I I bar spent a deal of time nnd boor on that wotk. Iteporter You seem lo have struck some rich veins. I did not bit tlnio to examine your manu rcrlpts thoroughly, and so ranuut speak a to the snundnest nf your theories. I should like lo know what cvor put It Intu your bond to undcrUko such a work. Italloff I wanted to make something of myself, I wanted to get at the origin of art and acienco, and Degln at tno beglunlng, aud 1 thought that was the way to do It. llopoi ter You tad a passion, perbips, for the ttudr or languago f Ilullotr Mo, It was not that. My first Idea was to make a man of mi self. I begun when I was about sixteen. I was a clerk then, and when 1 got through at the etoro. about G o'clock In in evening, 1 used to go to my room and study till midnight, and some, timet till one, two, or three o'clock in the morning, I', porter You seem to hare adopted the develop ment theory of Ibo ot iglu of language, HISTORIC DlVaLurUENT. Ilulloff No. I havo not adopted onybody'a theory. I have nude original dicvorlu as to tuo artistic development orcoiittruc'lun ul laiuuate. Iteporier Do you absent tu tho Loilun or theory that speech waa a direct gilt or endowment bi etowrd upon man by I la Crottor I liulluil No. Iboil tint the construction of hn gua;e, as It now exists, and as It bus tutted thiuugh all the historic ages, wit a work of art. iteporter llow was It bcloro the historic ages commenced I Itull jH 'l licy bad inda, barbarous, nncoutb lan gtiaxet then ; or perhaps I should not sat Itngusges, hut mi'dei ct speech j lor a lingua: Implies artistic constru' thin, Iteporier Well, how did thoto rude, barbarous, u couth, prenlslorlc tnodca ol speech come about I Were tney Ihe direct relit of fled) i IlullofJ-Il Is not worth while to talk about that, Iteporter But I waul to get at a elanlng point. Yon kunw there are two fundamental and opposing i thturlst at to tbe orlgtu of langujg. Ou of thus , NWiHHgMgl FAQ SIMILE OF A LETTER WRITTEN bVrUUOFF. " '"' ' 'Attft J"1 SvjuJUirdl , etna! livuov. rL avvv. ctfe-f ttianyi"miJl I'J (10 to uffiil-Ka,)aCc Juvd-tov via aatruirV Jhay it, t- ajijatti. (5 Cxvlvi ifttit, itu cJKLt teuiudinttj ((c AnaA&uJlwiiJ.f nny tJLiat- 3tV, muj t.tW. fcdiUnu. Sunk bMcdwMd MviiWti(uft 0(111 KlktL, (vfaLd rlvjtac ipa' udt UutfcAnksciufyU-t U jh-iMili 'aft lo iuyisi&.-yxi 1 Cc VUcinitlw ej a UtVH U l(wwt tlx fiftprwCtft tf At Uv AVvm "turuwj M otca iLo!i' fuse (crvy cm., c ttajsi. AlxriuidujL'tr a CCJJitx CUtvCT v-t uAu.il u yl iv-traJbacwrtwrJ-avi f rjjW atC-Atij UYir- theories l, that linruage, mors or less complete, was bestowed npon man at tn time of his crevtlon. by tbe Creator. The other theory Is. thst language wis originated and gradually developed by man, .Just as music, mathematics, nr any other art or science was. One of these iht oriel is the Uue one. hlcb ol them do you accept a eixiix wouTnr or vtBiciun. r.alloff-My theory Is Hut language has been de veloped and constructed by man. (J ul does not give us our mortar ready mixed. He sites us sand and water and llinestoor, the elements cf which mortar It made, and Iravea us to find out how lo burn nur limestone Intii I line, and bow to mix our mottar. It Is the ssme In every ether case. It Is the tame In laniuige. Ood gives ns our orgvns of pencil, but leave u t find cat bow to ow them and how 10 mix our consonants and vuwelt Inlu worm, and how out of wordt to conttructocr laa guars Iteporter Very well. Now we have a auirllng film. You adopt the dcve.opmont theory as lo I le 01 kin of language, Hon lar bvca ou that trae do you ttarl t Ilo you bold th.il the human race exletrd tor n ItidlCnlte period without any ipof.en Itnguase al all, and from pauloralme and a tew Inar'.lrulals grunts finally workei their way up to articulate aud Intellectual speec'i f Ilulloff I can't say aa to thst. I know thai arllm latlon It an art, and could not luiyr, been bron thl to any high degree of tevelopuat without antecedent Intellectual activity, Iteporter Do you adopt the phoaetlc theory el vocal and linguistic development f That Is. do yon hold, with the phoneticians, that Ihe same emotions ct pusslunit were orlglnslly expressed by t ie s itne elementary sounds, whether articulate or Inarticu late, and by all races alike t Ilullon 1'erhaps they were. That msr be so. A man It love, when looking upon bis sweetheart, If unable yet to articulate aud express bis feelings In word, svnuld ol coarse le conQned, lu Ihe exprrs. sion of them, lo mere grunts of admiration or affec tion ; and there ran be no doubl that such n man would glv altogether a dltlereat tone and character to bis grunt from what a man who was looking upon a rlt al whom be hated, and wanted to atrangle, would ctv to his. lo fact, that Is so, even uuw. Who doe not know tnat the orr coo or love. thongli Inarticulate, Is wholly different from and Impossible to be mlttakrn lor the deadly growl of bale, which Is alto Inarticulate. In the spor.tareius expression of those two passions love and hato wby should not the voire differ as much as the countenance T When un untutored creature, not yet arrived at the developtueut ol speech, attempts to give luartlculste expre'Slou to lilt passions. I why should not his voice In the one case correspond to the smile of love, aud In the other to lb scowl of bate I Iteporter That Is undoubtedly tbe correct theory. And now, on what elementary sounds, or arllcnU lions, hav you Bird t tbs baso of Ibe wbole ttrnc ture of articulate languacs T ItulIoO On the four liquids, m, n, and r. They are tbe base. They combine readily with otner con sonanta In the formation of tho root of words, and these roots are all-Important. Tne possibility of trie construction of an arils tic and scientific lsngusge rests upon roots aurcoptlD'.e of dunce without I'm of Identity, f tick a pla there. Make thai emphaVe : licoti ructptlblt of changi vIMouf tot qf liltnttty. The whole tnlna depends on having such root of words. Bach root aro entirely unknown to the modern philologists. I have discovered thorn, and II I had lime could rovolutlonlxe the study or lan guage, and make It a new and living thing. It Is, of course, Impossible lo develop my syttctn here. In tucb n place a this, and under tne clrcnmsbiucea of this Interview, tn such a manner as to convince ion of lis liifalllhleness, A fo examples may bo given off-band, which will point the Inquiring mind in the direction of the goal. It is a prtuclplo In tho forma tlon of a philosophical lahcuage that things which are opposite tn meaning, ore named from the same roots, In which the elements however aro reversed. Take tno worda f fir and rut for example, fie mean ings of which are opposite. In flr tho root is comjiosel oft, f, r: In ml these are revtraod r, . f. Things relatively Urge and small art also named from tho same roots. Hut It Is Imposilhlo lo Illustrate this subject In a proper tnanuor In an In terview like this. a sort or roj.r.ssioy. Iteporter How hare yon mmagod lo purtua your researches and studies In tills matter f Ilulloff I can't answer that que. lion. I don't know. I seem 10 have been driven on by nn over, ruling power. I have cried, sir, over this thing. It lias almott crated me, Somotlmet I bate been In despair over It. Ilei orler Why did yon cry over II I llnlloff To think that fate should leud me Into so inuii) complications unit perplexities which Inter, leroil wlih my prosecution ol the work. But when lutetrupled and snnoyed, nnd defeated In purpose so tlut, ns I said, I have cried over It and I am not uvhamel to confe.4 It I hato flnslly rallied and gone at it again i and when agsln disastrously inter bred with, and driven almost to despair again, I have rallied lo the work once more; aud ao have g ne on wllh It, year liter year Iteporter Did you. mother u.o to take any Inter est in your studies I HullotT (with animation) Indeed she did, sir. llei-orler Is yuur mother lltlng now I llu Ion No. Mr Iteporier How old were yon when your mother died t Ilulloff I was VI, going on l, Iteporter Was your uiol.ier n profeitorof reli gion I liiilloff Yes, sir j she was a t'hrlsllan womvn . Itenorler To what church did the belong Itulloff-To the Hplscopallan Itcpoiter Was yuur lather also a member of that church I Itullolf He was, sir. a tbvciiir is A arJxn.IT scrtonL. Hcporler Did you utteud the Kplrcopillan Church J ItnlloQ'--I did for many yoari, I also attended the Sunday tcbool ; and Horn clgbteeu to twenty Iwat teacher In tho ISunduy school. liepcrter Did yuu come to any religious convic tions durlug that period of your Ills, or At any other period I ... Ilulloff-Well, nothing Tery definite. I was ao bnty with other nutteri that I hadn'i Use to think ol such thins. . . Iteporter Did yon ever llody th BlbU tn con nection with your philological puraultt I HulloO-Yes, but more partlculary tbe New Tes tament. Aparloltuy plau was 10 give the etymol ogy ol stsrt word la Urn til TMUaienl, to M to J exhibit tho orlgea nf eTsri ono of tarm, except the proper naraoa '''rrler Why not the rroper names alto f Ilnlioff-IUtause w bare not tho same traces of thera, or the same certainty aa to their orlgli. Wa tinnot always toll why a urn was named taul or lletmrlsr-Wlth bow many bngntgoj tr you limltlarr ilulloff-I understand Ore, aud can read several other. Iteporter Will yoo nams Ibe languiioa to which you refer ? Ilullnff-I understand Latin, (Ireek, German, trench, and i:nglls!i, rave some knowlodge of Hpanlsh, Portuguese, and Itallin, and a mere srast ttrlng of llrhren and Sanscrit. Iteporter Now. Mr. ltntloif, I want to ask yon a tiaiihtfor-arJ qnesilon. and I bnoa jou will answer It frankly. What has been your came, your go, your objective In this world ! What bia been ibv aim of yuur ll'o t I Hu'.loff (lih creal vehemence) My objecllro has boen lo make a mm of in self, an 1 tJ he tip-top clear fironsh. Nothing ever struck me ttb treaier rrce than the remark of riocratcs, "That tho way tu ittrn soud and groit Is fo &e to. a poon cut's ixrEcnurrio. At tils point the dialoguo was Interrnplad by one of the prltoncri In the corridor, who atkedi " Watu't bocialrt tho man that was executed for being ao good and vt1t ?" "Vet," responded Mr. Becker, "that was Ihe man." "Tlcyp'lsonrd blm, didn't thfy-aad Mm drink hemlock and pVoned blm J" aked Ibe time voice. Yes," said Mr. Becker, "Ihifs the way tho did It " "Who Is II asking thoe questions f Let lilm come forward bn tn the light," we ssid. Thereupon the questioner came to the door of the c.ll. He wai a mild-faced boy, In hit shirt tlo"et, and had hi arms folded scrota his briaii. "How old aro yon" wo nked. "bevcnlcen, air." was the reply. " What are you In hero for f "Tor telling liquor without a llcente. tlr." "Whatl" we exclaimed, "a boy of your age a liquor-teller!" "1 was telling It for another man, tlr. f wn his clerk, and lie htdn'l any llcente. They cii mo here for twenty days, and I've got twelve more to ttay." Hbtrlff Jltrlln confirmed the boy's statement, and Rulluff remarked that ihe lad was prubably mint ing that it did not make any difference whether a niau were wicked snj Ignorant, or whether, .lko Socrates, he were gocd and wise, as, In any ovent, be wonld be pretty tar tn coma lo grief. Wo then returned th Interview, aa follows : at Luw-iraiin msek all tus timb. reporter You said, Mr. ItullofT. that your aim In lifo bus been to make u nun of yourself, and bo tip top clear through i what has prevculed you from doing an I lluiloll (w 1th liosltallon) Thai, air. Is Tsry com plicated question. 1 hardly know bow to answer II. I have not bad meant. 1 have expended ao much lime and money on my book that 1 bavu been kept al low-water mark all the time. Iteporter Hut In production of that book was on of the means tn make a man of you, wa It not f UulloD It was one way, of course : but it kept me penniless, aud deprived mo of opportunist for business sutci'ts. If a man Is engrossed lu one sub ject, ho Is not In the way of openings of other kinds, 1 l ave always been Industrious. I have novcr wanted to be unoccupied a momeut, iltber day or night. A list VI or LIGHT, Here llnlloff hesitated, and silently gazed at his limp for several moments. Finally, looking no, with tearful eyes and Hps ashen pale, be said, In a low, moaning tone: "To tell you plainly, If It had not been for an un fortunate cunneitloa with a tensclcs and Improvi dent person, fur the last tlf teen years, I should have have well, I should have got along a good deal better ' Iteporter Why dl t you allow yourself to bo tract' melled with such a connection! llulhitl l'one of clrcuiuttincvs compelled It. Be tides, 1 could not be untrue to my obllallout. Vl nut question me lurlber on this subject. ltcp-irtcr Have you ever bad j our head oxvmlned by a iiluenolojUt t Itiilluir Yes, a good many times. I bare lectured on ulireuol gv mitulf. Iteporter How did yoa gel along In tint lino of business 7 Ilulloir I'rclty well, I hadn't much faith In my own skill at delineating ehirjcter, and when It csvia loexamlnlng ti bonis of strainers h,'nru 11 publia audtenco II so'iietlmes uia lomo a little nervous Hit my general knovyledgu ol human nature helped me thruugh. and 1 always got oil' pretty well, CONCKNTBITIOW ANII rOXSTIIL'CTI VXNItJ. Ilcpurter-Wbat do youcouaidsr theloadlug phre nological organ In your brain ! Ilulloir Concentration Is whit Ihe phrenologists call It j but 1 do not bedeve In any aucn separate or gan. Krpnrter What Is concentration, then f ltulloir-It Is the n itnral lereo of activity of the faculties according to tho constitution of the porsou, In phrenoluiry concentration mevns tho drive, 1'ie portMtenl lorro vv tn wlilch one pursues a thing; and there is no si'i-ar itn organ Inr that. Itopoi ter What tsyuuruext largest phronoloitcal oriran ! Jlulloff-Well, eonvlrncllreness, I tuppoie. Iam good at mechanical matters. I nm inuro or lets tkiillul at blacksmllhlnr, carpentering, weaving, cabinet making, designing of patterns lor rurpots, Ac, and various other bandlcralts ; and also havo some knowledge of law and medicine. Iteporter Have you any lasto for music f ltultoff-No, sir. That U til ono thing In which I have no ability, ruiLoraoneNiTlTENEst and nesTHt'CTiviXEss, Itspurttr How I your phllopruganltlvsatst I Are you lend ol children ! Ilulloff -Yes. I am very fund ot children, and they are si wo) s fond of me, , lWf 'v-r-s-Vuti. dviiructlywui. urc to bs for- J871. price TWO "CENTS. Js I mldablyfl'velnffd. Wlifn yoo rjet angry, your tem per Is uiir.nirolliDIe. I, It not! Ilulloff No, sir. You cro entirely rrlstaken. 1 never hare any wnnglc, quarrels, or fights. When a person dlpleaet tne, 1 simply want to kcop away rrom li m, ai d I nUavs ,iu tin! 1 nrver had bnl cne fight In my life, and Hint was when I wai a boy at school, and obont 9 or 10 1 e.vi s old. Jteporlrr Sunpotu y n bid your book on tan gling all comple'cl nn 1 revlvfor the tiro. nn I nime enemy of yours stioul I gi i bold of It, aid m i llciou'lyand wantonly burn Uup, would you not go furlh.tt man's Jajnlarf llullou" No, I would not. I should never wint lo ten him. I should look npon the lots very much as a Mehommedan would, I shonl 1 reyarJ It ns an Ir remediable Inltfortun over which It would be nee less lo watt a aluala raret, and should mrroly consider lha possibility of repro-lnclnr lb work. I tnmelltirra (Wy st anger, anJ pretenrj (u lie in a r.4?'.' "eel pnroone, an 1 no doubt loas peop' thlak I have an aw ful temper. FACTS AND ntnEKgM. Jleporler What isyouraga! lliillofr I nm fifty years old, Iteporter What li yonr birthday f Ilulloff I wax born on the Stlt of July. I shall b mir-ono on tho 9t.i day of next July. Iteporier Of wlnt nationality are yon! Ittillotr I am of mixed Oarman and American d tcent. Itenorler Where were you born f llnlloff I do not vtlh to answer thai question. Do not attempt lo touih on any of Ihe facts of my life. Iloportcr Why do yon sr that ? Is II because yon regret the tact ni yocr lire! IlullolT (sfler eonlderabt besitallon)-I have don many things under stress of rlicumstancea whlel I pi torry lo b:ivo done ; but (raising Ir.s band bove his hd and speaking a with the solemnity ofan appeal tn h.Mven), beinr (lod I have never dono anything In my Ufa which, uudur th tatu cjrcamtliner-s. I w ,ul I not do again. Iteporter Have you fell suitalned tinder yonr adverse experiences, bv any eonvlclloa of hat log deserted better tilings! TU tltETITATlLr. Itulloff-l always accept the Inevitable. I ssvor murmur, though I do sometimes feel bad at having my plana for bringing out my book o thwarted, lint I can aland adversity without flinching, I could bold mr hand In that lamp flame. If llwtre neens. tary, till It burnt lo a crisp, vrlihoat a twitch of my muscles. W hen thing all get to going wrong, and I te that It Is Impo'albte for me to get them right, I simply wait till they thill b readjusted by I'rovl deneo, lleporter Yon betlev In Providence, then ! Italloff W ell, that's a way wo hare of speaking. Iteporier But, seriously, do you belie ra la l'rov I dence f lliillofr That Is . wonderful qnntlor, tr. T look Into the stirs, and I see no bottom. I haro this conviction i that religion mutt be a matter or faith and not of knosledgo; that Ood's decrcei are In mutable. riTOVn tits otuvrj. ItepsHer Do you belles In a hereafter ! ltulliiff-Well. tlr, II Ls dlKcult lor u invn who has lietn so occupied la cthtr Ihirus tu thiuk ou turli snljicts. Heportcr-Would yoa Ilka to bcllcrc la a hsre sfler f Unllcff-I have no! bad that que-tlon rut ti)J-.l ljfore, and hare never Ihuujhl of Ihe' tubjact la that ay. i:ejRrler-Vell, then. I will put It In tl.lt way: JVould ton rather live hereafter thcu lo havo death be the end nf your t xls'.encti! Ilulloff-That wonld depend on whit kind of an eil-tenee I tliould havo. Jloportjr-Vci. 10 lake Ihe chances ! I.ullntT If f could be Judod by the same n-.o!lv-s from which I havo aclcd, I ahoull profcr a here after. Iteportrr-Wt'l, we ire ecrlain lo be Judged by absoluto Divine. Truth, which makes no mistake, which can make no iil.takrt. ' Ilulloff Tncn I t'uuld prefer ahercifler. nut am tin to pie. This terminated t'10 Interview, and we arote to go. As we wer leaving tho cell. Halloa" said: "Now, In Justice lame. I want lift before you go that any detscScd examples which have been or m iy be furnished are no fair Indication of th groa dear ot my work In It entirety." W coulJ hardly rerress a smile at this in.l.ltn relura to Ihe tubject, which torrus lo hive eil.n into this man' brain ; but wa proalse I to kep his c.utloa tu mlad, anl at e t'aoo'x hinds with blm said: " We'l, nolloff. how do you feel In view of what may soon come!" To which Lg Instantly Te rpen led: " I slunld prerer to lire an I finish my work, but I a-n not afral I ta dh- " As the dour c.1 bit cell wtsclosod aad dnnble locked on lilm. o thought llulluff eihlbiltd a weirled tnd du rnard a.pect, and a nenousncs t ordtrUig cn I.J.tuU. Ills Ktnrcrameot and hit brain nre holli to active that confinement matt bo a terrible Infliction upon blm. Were It not for his per tlttcnt tlndlet, the chance aro that he would go Insane. He takes a deep Interest In the motion which bis beca Jtmdo for a new trial, and has him self furnished a large number of excea'.lous to Judre Hogcboom's rulings, with copious references to authoillles, the whole (ormlug a voluminous brie'. THE OgNBRAT, TERM of tbe Second Depsrtment, before which the motion 1 to ke argntd. Is composed of the Hon. Theodore Mil.'iruf Hudson, presljlng Judge, tho Hon. l'latt IVtterof Schcnccta ty, and tho Hon. John M Par ker of Oweco, Aasoclato Ju Iges. They ara Jail able men and eonnd Jurists, and It Is about n even thing that Ibey will differ flora Judge Hogeboora at lo the propriety of some of bis tullngion the trial, and give llnlloff another chance. Messrs. Becker and Bcale are formidable antagonists, and If the District Attorney of Broome conoty defeats their eflbrt to get a new ttlo for their client, II will boa great trofcesional triumph for him. Ilulloff Is now constantly tuiplojed upon his work cn the formation of lmtuate. At tbe tlmo uf our latervlew with Mm his bed was covercdwlth piges of manucript, and the floor of the cell was strewn with tl e nmo materiel. He does most of his writ lug Irlng flit on his back, wllh what we took lo he the cover of a cindle box on his breast for a table. Ilo writes a plain and hoiid-iome hand, and lilt mauu.crlpt la punctuated wllh tho utmost precl'lou. He occasionally answers one of the many letters which he U constantly receiving from abroad, lie wills a masterly letter. Wo append one below, wblc'i I ebvl written the day wc saw him to a Mran ger lu Pennsylvania, In riplv ton eulozlitlc and sym pathetic communication received bv blm Ihe day I elor. It struck us as belny; to characteristic ol the mtn that we asked for and obtained leave to piibllsn it. I furnish you, Mr. Hdltnr, with a fac tlmlU of tbe loiter. OUVlill D1UH. A ICemlnlaeenre or Uullnir, nlln Leurlo Tlie l'rolrssur nt the) rhlloloulr.nl Con. vc-ntlon lu I'onshkrepele -III llouli. At the I'liilulogical Convention held in J'ourIv. leepile In the latter pirt of July. IM'J, about tho sec ond or third day of th proceedings, a man tilling himself Professor 15. 1.eurlo made bia appearance, and be Iramedlslely begin to distribute among the member the following circular : ; ohkat DisCOVKiir. Mariinn tx tue VohMATiois nr l.tKartnEl : ihe Ancient Ureek Iteatoroit. : I The My.lery of Modern I'Sngusges Kxplalned. : I . . . a.ttU Hianiplst. ; Taken Indiscriminately from the flrcot. : ' Latin, Oermsn, Krenrn, nn I Kugllth I'Snguagrs, ; : thc r very formation rrnilered ss perfect. y plain i : aud familiar a It we had made theinouitelvrs 1 1 : Manntcrlpl for sale Price, fSOQ.OXi. This manuscript Is one of t.eonllar Interest, illeclot inT a heaiittiul and au unimpeded iiiriim i 111 lauirusces spoken and read hy milllous of our rae,,. It msninu tales the lonnallont of lac ancient (ireek ss things of yesterday t vhovv-s the tnniio nt forinstUm of the l.attn, German. I'rrucli, Knalttn, tnd other langusgis 1 snd n. In rs In Hi, dvv wtieu It m he 110 longei n-'Cesisry II teaeh 111 1'hiloluEy what canuot bs tuubopuuly cx Id.iluod. Its possession Is of th ntinnst Impeirtsnc to tho cause or r-iluralluu , there Is uouihct such mauuicrlpl In I'Xlsiencc' 1 Hits iiuiiii.crlpt will b formally brongbt to the no fee of the I'nlionalcal i'onvcnllon, in meet st Tough keepsio 011 thvaiin of July for such sctlon or inch rccomnieudau jus as tnat body may tucliao to adopt. Its present postctaor cannot arforl touooat II lo the puhlu- It has coal him su dearly thst the plessire of jjrorinelng uinutt be damped by the uecoss.ly of otfer- C'ommunlcalloiil lu leg ard to It mav be addreued, ,, . li. Lhl'lllo, .Sew lurk. New Vobe, June 1, 1869. Notwlthttindlng the unsclr n title manner In which "Letirlo" approached the Convention, by dint of great persistency he finally, and on Ihe next to tho latt day't tetslon, succeeded lu getting a committee appointed to examine bia manuscript, and roport upon th advisability of raiting mooey for lis pub lication. That Committee, consisting of Profs, ltarmnnd and Hirkiiest and tho lion. Purler ('. Bliss, finally rcfortod tint such wurk did not fall within tho province of tno Convention, saying nothliiE about tho merits or the submitted manu script. Ono of the Committee the only 000 who uiad anything like a critical crimination -afterward told tlm writer t iat ho thought the manuscript howed great roseirch, aud coutalnod much that wva valuable. lie writer also spent about an hour one diy with "I.eurlo" going over the manuscript, he explaining the points at he wsct along, and came to a conclu sion similar to the one expreased by tho member of the Committee, "I.eurlo" complaloed sounwhst bitterly of Ihe treatment hla laanusctiot had re ceived, and vi av evidently disappointed al not Icing Jbletake anajr with bluj a oertUxJ chtok for LIFE IN WASHINGTON CITY. rxro.usa this t'onnrvrtox .v run Xl.lt' 1011C CI SIOM JtOVAi:. Onrl'sdra foreign lllsslnns-llrlherr Hy. triiinli7rd Hctiator (.'untiling nnil I'cnlon r.nd Collrctur .lliirphv'n Appoliittncut -Tlir ynu Doiiilngo Inluulo. AVtsniNQTOf, Jan. SI. 'f lie Houie Ftilu'.ltute bill for a territorial government for ILo District of Columbia was tutcu up by Hie f cnat. Mr. Patter ton (Hep. N. II.) moveJ to non-concur In the House amendments and refer (be bill to a Cumrulllto of Conference (oirrierl), and Mdirt. PatlereOn, lltrfl. lln.andThtirmin appointed on the part of the Senile Mr. MnxnttAK (Hep, Ohio) reported with amend Dienlt the House Joint resolution declaratory of the meaning of Hi twenty tilth tccllon of an net lo re duce Intel uil Itxei, Ac, approved July II, WO. Th bill then patted. Its effect Is to allow nurchtindlso In pott not entered on December 21, 1370, to b ad' milted nndcr the old tariff. Ilia Vice-President presented Ihe credentials of P.P. U'slr aa Senator elect from Mlseourl for the term ending Mark 1, 1573. Mr. fccoTt (Rep , Pa.) Introduced a Joint retolo Hon appropriating flO.CW, or so much as iiecettary, to defray th exper.to of tho (elect Committee to lnictlUsle 'he alleged Southern onlragci. Passed. Th vote t Jotting tic resolution allowing the Oominiliee ta sit daring the sriilon of th Btna'e wa, on luggrttlon of Mr. llonrov, recontldered. In deferenco lo the lot 1 of Mr. Bayrd(Dem., Del.), who had said that Ihe vol uai taken without an understanding of tho qiustlon 00 the Democratic side. Th resolution watt then tablcj for Uie prtient Tbe Henale look np Mr. Tromliull's Civil Scrvle lbsfonnblll.prolilblllni tongrcttmca from aollclting arpolnlments. Mr. Pattkksox (Hen , K. n.) aJdreited the Senat at ler.gth In explanation of abui la the dlnlomltle, rontutir, and civil turvlce. To day, onr Ministers In Holland. Anslila, Denmark, and Sweden and Ibe dialogue conld b enlarged wer of no rractt cul ullllly. Ono ot tbe most Intelligent of our Min isters lo Europe bad tohl him (Mr. Patterson) that lor two jttia aficr roichlug live court 10 which be was accredited he bad nothing winterer to do. In Houlh Aran lea, whoro BrltL'li commerce Itr exceed cur own, our diplomatic, service wit Iwlc u ei peutire as that of Uicst Hriialn. Thcss CltLCM MISSIONS ttionid be abolished, acd Ihe remainder con'olldalcd. Then the Imracleacy of our consular service wa shown In t ie class or men sent ahrosd. tlieie being mosllr young mm, tome of them just from college, utter y i(.:orantif commercial laws snd customs, and ntacquatntidftv :i the naturo of the country tu which Iher R to.SiV lha U01 eminent thereby dc frau led of larg amount. In tuo early hlsiury tf tho (lovtrr,mtritrin,otals firot ofbee wero lire. During wtkbliiclon's two terms there were bat eight, and under sJohn Adams ten. JefiVrson, tLotr.b coming Into ufnee amid great parly eacllo tncnt. mide but thlnvfour removjli, Madison five, Mcnriw nine, tnd .Tuhn (Jilincy Adauisbul two. It was not until lien. Jacktou' advent to power that tlm iruiiini uf "to thu victor Uloug the tpolls" titctmo a political fact. Concerning Ibo tie picttul coudillon of TUB XKW TOhC Cl'STOU ItOtiB, ho had read by tho Secretary a htler Irotn William h. Hodge, which hn atd spoke the volco of lending Importers cf New York, who wero telore in Cuai r.iill.ce. Tbelilter, under dale (f a few dus ago, rhsrgcd that ap.olnlmeut In the New York Cus tom llonv were moil for pollllcal reasons, and net vtpb a view lo subserve tho public interests; that the cfr.cial" wtr depcndeLI for Ihtlr place uron the breath of polltlclsns, wee wllhont sn Inetntlve to ILe proper ferlormsoe of Ihtlr dutirt. and were InstWa'od tor the sake of their Ciller to play Ihe part of l-honse politician!. II. lulctlitallon L( the Cumuiittco had developed taal Immense amounts were I st to tho Govern ineut through the eorruplloiis of the Cosloni Hons Icspcclors, who not only received bribes In.tn pa, scngers on foielgn steamers, but even Intimated In Ibo passengvrs that everything could fats Iree upon tbe pjytaenl of certain araouata In cash. A dtntlngnlthrd member of foreign lees tlon, now In Wa-iklnglon, liid.liilormcl hlni (lie. I'attcrson) that npon hla coming to this country about tno year ago.be wu tuld by an Inspector that tr I e wonld rlace iwo guinea In the holtura of his tiunk It would 1 passsd. An agent fur a foreign eituui'lip line had testified be ore I lie fomiiiltu that only wick tie fore last ha bid paid (300 of CRKB uoycr to the Instcctor lo get hie ttitel dl-clnrged. and lh:i' only last yr.-.r he tuld over Un thoLsmd do lar In the tame way. Thu testimony alto showed tint In Ihe nineteen Intpeclora' illvhlona of tho Custom Ilouee there wero cn an averago three Inspectors more lhau were needed la each. In all fifty-seven working at a salary of one thousand dollars, mak ing toi.OOOrer annum ontof which the Oovcrnment naa dutrauued. home of these offielalt lived out In the country, aud called at tie Cuitui House only to draw their ray. In unerase, an olJ apple woman who sold ayulr ou tho street corner bad her name on tho ray-roll for months, anJ drew her pay by uroxy 11 a weigher. If this Administration wonld root cut corrupt and Inefficient ofberrs, ami supply their placet wllh men of laUgrlly and ability, it wonld acquli unprecedented popularity and promi nence. Mr. Davis (Dem., Ky.) Inqnlred whether. In Mr, Patterson pptnlsn, thu AduinUtration bad added to It popularity by forcing the late hecretsry Cox Irom hla office because of that gentleman's effirta to Improve the tone of the civil service. Mr. 1'AiTEiitOM thought II rt-jislned to le leca wlelher that was Ibo rcaion why THE RKCRETACT Or Tll INTERIOR RETIRED. Mr. Davis understood the lads to he fist Secre tary Cox wanted lo control the appolntmvnls of tubcidlnatcs la his DepaiUurnl; but uu celug tressed by Congressmen to submit lu their diets, tlon, be appealed lo the Prcsldeai, whu took slut-a with Ihe Cortgres.iniu. Mr Cu.MtLiso tltep., N. Y.I clilmed for himself tho right lo eprak, as an uiibla.scd witness, con cerning the coudillon of the New York Custom Home. He had never ulrecily or Indirectly rocom minded tu the Collector or irquealed Iho appoint mrnt or retention In officii by thai gentleman of aur human being, The Investigation referred to (lb role warrsai for which wss the resolution offered at the last session by bis co leatue, Mr, Ponton, for an Inquiry Into lh money order system and other matters) wai probably Instigated py th rRKAON'tL 1IOSTILITT of his colleague lo Ihe present Collector of the Port ol New Yor. A memoer or the Homo whu was upon ll:o snb-caoimlitoo In chug or tho luvesliga tlon waa a friend of his colleague-, and represented hi eollraguo'e Congretslontl district, and had show n torn feeling nglntt the Colleclor. ltcmindlug tho henatn that an efficient ndminlstratlon or th Cus tom House would not be likely to win the applause ol the importer who paid the duties, he added that no nutter who might he appointed Inspectors, tno practice of giving present to thoso officers would still continue. The Investigating Cmumlttcu bad exceeded II authority In going to New York lo conduct an x;rfr Investigation with closed doars. Mr PrNTiiK (It-p.. N. Y.) sild that If hi co. Iegu had advlted no appointment to Ihe Cullectur of New York, It wa voiiTi'SiiE tan m kei-ctatiox. The resolution, in ter which the Committee Inttl tuted au invesli on, was lor the purpose ill se curing data, upon .ileh to urice the passage of the bill Introduced byhltntolf on May 19. 1370. providing fur the collection of fines, furlelluret, ami penalties for violations or th Customs Isw al Ihe port of New York. Tnst roeaatiro looked lu the reform of a S)ttem, and had no reference to the abuses of In dividuals. II w.ia not Intended particularly fur Ihe iTceuut administration uf the Custom House, though its application hail now Incrc.iacd force. II Ihera sat ever ant uccestlty lur reform tlmo the founda tion ol Ihe llovc mini lit it wai apparent ut this time, when every person, known lu himscll or his friend s as not ct a particular ptllilcal clasilflcutlon, had neon rut out and nthria sunstiiuteu for them In Hie New lurk Custom ll-iuse, who, lu say tho least, did not enjoy tuo ceiiOtiiuce aud reflect uf the public lu a higher degree. AtUr lurtLvr dl-cuttlon, ?Ir. Scott (ltcp., Pa ) mrde in Inifltclual uttetapt lo get up the Income lax rural. House ol' Itruri'scnlnllvcs. Mr. Onru (Itcii., Ind.) replied lo tho remark ol Mr Cox on lh Hau Domingo resolutions, con cerning the debt uf Han Domingo end grant of laud and franchises made lo certain Jcriom, and to Ibe suppression by Ibo Executive cf a certain document showing thoto uiattcrs which bad been ultacned to the original treaty. Mr. Cox ()cm. N. Y.) reaffirmed bit allegations, charactetiilng th San Domingo Job as an Inlqultv. llewlihed ho could not believe what he b.ilf.ilJ he would cot then bo huutllated as an American cltlicn, Tho report of Hie Comnillleo on Hlecllons In the contested tkoilou case Irom N01 lh Cnrolina. thai Nalhanlol Hoyden, the contestant, wus not entitled In Ihn scat, nnd that l'runcls li. Hliobcr, tho alttluj memticr, was ontilled to it. was adopted. On motion of Mr. l.noiN (Hep., III.), a resolution was situpted authorising a subcommittee or the Comoilttee on Mlllttry AllJlr to proceed lo West Point and lake testimony in regard to th kidnap ping and compulsory resignation or three cadet. Mr. Htouiiiitok tltep., Mloh.) repoited a bill to enable honorably discharged soldiers and widow andoiphau children lu obtain homesteads on th public l ind. ANOTHER flEOROli TVSU Mr. Youno (Dora., Gs.) presented the credsntlsl of tUepheu A. Curkr, member elected from th . Fifth Outigretilootl D little I ot UvorgU. tad uiotod t'nl le bo awftrn In. Tl, eredentlalt are In da' M, aaaaaal form, and sl.nedbyClor.il illock. rti EsbbbbI . 111 - Yl n ,,1'r;v,M-),?"jeeted, and present. ,ft ed the Memorial of Thom C. fltlrd. aeonlesUnt. ri! aaaaai chilmiiig the teal, ond moved that the Ituhjoctb r5 'M bbbbbbI ferred bi the Cotntnltl. e on K'eollon. 'ffl bbbbbI Mr Brooks (tK-m N. Y.) contended Ihit on lha T bbbbbb! presentation of his ereJ ntlnls Mr. Corker was en- 9f, aaal titled, os n mailer of tlxhl, lo be sworn in. .ft' Ti c r-11 tKrii decid"d Itiat while, in Iho organs. .9 aaaaai gallon of the llousn. It Wat tho duty of th Clerk 125 aaaaaal to place on the roll of msnh'r alt who htld rro- '!h per credential, nflcr fie organlxallnn th question mH became oi.e under tho control ol tbe majority. 1 tfi tH Mr. Handall (Detn, Pa.) suggested that ltd. Ifi bended entirely upon the rollllc of tho man holding f tne cro.lcnllals. ,4 Mr. lli TLCtt sent to the Clerk's desk and had ) i read Ihe r.qllco of eonlctt.elalmlngll.at the elsctloa ' wa iiirrlrd ! ''"i ",i '"""-.fjiuon, 1 v bbbbbI .mT e';lmed lht "tho ruction wn falrl 'ifi gfl e" maj,J;,r;.1 Mr cor,icr "i4 "itci 5 Mr. IliiTLMi' mollm wa rejected, U tolls. Mr. 'J! aaaaai Corker then pret.ote.l hlmselt and wai. worn In. ffl EH A Conference Commute was ordered on Hi bra WJ bbbbbI to creato a (lovernment for theDltlrlet of Columbia. ,lJ and M?tr'. Cook, Bingham, ond Voorhcei wet .A tppnlnted cenferret on tiie part of tho House. 'f 'ibe Home took up lh Diplomatic and Consular , ' ! Appropriation bill, Ihe question being on an amenct t rutnt offered by Mr. Wood providing that do put of ,, 1 THE SECRET RKRViri rtfltD ' I should be used In conncclloa wllh lb annexatloa Ft bbbbbI of Han Domingo. '.'J Mr. Wood (Ucin., If. T.) argued la mpporl of hi f. LH amendment. I ir -WA VoomiEEs (Dcm, Ind.) re ferred lo (ba actios !ii Of th Indiana Legislature on the subject, and dl. T bbbbbI envied the particular of lh exclusion or John W. I1 bbbbbI Burtcn rrom tho Indiana Henate. dcfesdlng thai fi bbbbbb! actlounn lb vait ol the Henale. S Mr. Ilun rrt (Itep.. Mass.) eonlratted that actios IhJ! or Iho Democratic Stnalo oMndlanawllb lh actios 'Si bbbbbI of Ihe Ilrpubllcan House or Hepri'rnlatlve tea i5 bbbbb! mlnntet ago cu the llcorgla cato. Ho wished thai M the Ilrpubllcan patly bad a little mor of th Idea ol .".I bbbbbI catss " nD KCa slln,t dls'oxal ccrlliV 1 Mr! Voortnr.r defended the action of th Indians hi bbbbb! "fnale. as being In conformity wllh lh Conslllullos ' ?' fl l wulch bribery I mad a cant csf 'M bbbbI lnellglblllly, 1 Ju vna sak dommoo Run. ,Vi Mr. nAinryAM (Dem.. Pa.) tent to the Clerk's 8 desk nnd bad read a commnnlcailon from HayrnonS llfi II. l'erry, publlthed In Ihe New York Sun, In re for- ' i( bbbbbb ence to what ho term the Han Domingo Hlng, and X bbbbbI declaring lh annexation of Can Domingo, at now J marilpnirited, would ba a hugo twlndlo upon lh D I'lilted htatea tlorernmenl, enriching a lew friend S3 bbbbbb of the Adnilnlstratlon, and taxing the Uovernmeai millions of troaturc. h Mr. Wood'i amendment wu rejectad, and th bin 11(1 bbbbI wai passtd. fj max siitAiiosvii riauxixa. li Ills Ntlaaon and Ihe I'ngnllnnt Hdltor al Itoebestor-lln tbn I'ubllo a Ulaht. -I lliroiiBb His Press, to Complain of lligk ri Price for Tickets t !! !r. Max Strakoscli sticil llio Rochester Union, V claiming 10,000 damages, for an alleged llbeL A sU motion was nudo en bia behalf yesterday by Mr. ,2 8cudder, before Jndg Bntherhnd, to strike oat s 1? large portion of Hi aniwer of Ihe proprlctoti of tht l'i (V fo;i, on tho ground that It wis Irrrclcrant and , jM tmrxrtlneot. Mr. Blrtkosch siys In his complaint jt that bo baa been engaged In batlncsa for some yean I at a aauagcr or opcmtle and mutlcal entsrUIn- jj mcnta ; for soma time past has been glvlag concert A lo varlout cities wllh Milt Christina Niltson and I oiler musical arllttt or celebrity; that bo bad ad tl vertlsed for a coaeert In liocbealcr on the l!th ot it December ; that tho defendant! on th 6th or Ds- K comber. Intending to lnjcro Iho plaintiff, published -j -H In tbe Hicheiler Dally Vnlcn " tho following raise, S candalous, and mallclons libel "; 1J1 Tna Nilssox BwiMPLElVhen will Ihe people ot $1 bbbbb! Horn-iier anl other lowni reus lo encnurace th , ti bbB mltidlen who are constantly draarlng upon their Ok BBBBB lockets undir tne pnteoce ol presenting nrsi-clat li inoslcl arllilaf Tnat Is a qusatlon that it I tlm to 1 1 ccntldet, and thai seriously. 1 li That cn the tame day the Cnlcn publltbcd th Jf -BJ follolngt V i:ery rttlien has a right-a legal rlght-to pay aa - tl bbbbb! reuebns he choose for s roncrrt ticket, or anything . bbbbI cu. He ba the same right to protest analnst IT aWINLLIXO AXD KXTOETIOX. 1 1); -IV bjg to be elsssrn among thssnhi erolest. It la It' bbbbI r.nlr.f',.''.r. """"f rensctlou. arriving at the ooncr 1 111 bbbbI linn that it is ilnly that we oars to ta public, taal w 1 ti bbbTsI make th s protest V The only other publication camplalaed of p. I T pearcd cn Dec 10, aa follows: f .i'Ji""4 ;"",JlllMf' "llhness. tne great impres. I 'V H no. slsx Mrako'rli, sends s communication froiuMyr. lift bbbtbI euioto tho (., ifmwni, in width hneiisrtre II' BbbbI the l'Nfei witn raying wrong things. if I T tstrakoseh nndcrtlnudthe mesnlnz of lha F.ncllih lan- F bbbbI auaz si well as h nndcrilaads bow lo humbug the ft bbbbI public by Iniportinii inferior sinters, and palmlnir faem . S bbbbI iiponth American people ss orst-clats, h would not IE vo madasnsss oflilmseitby ialklogaoout an attack: 1 ij on a lady. No attack was made on the ladv. and Btra- 'S bbbbI kosch is anile right in assuming the rwpontiblllty. Jj Tie drfendanti nntwer that the exlracta let oat 1 In tbe complaint or th article published do not j 3 contain suHclentof them toshow their trne meaning;. I f la tho articles entire It Is conceded thai Miss Nlltsoa V Is an cice'ler 1 vnealltl, but that what wa canted lo be pnbllshed of her by Rlrakotch as 'a great alaitr ' wa not supported by the testimony or dlitlntulsbed 'I bbbbI muslclul critics. The tl charged for ticket to the- concert Is rharaeterlxeJ as extortionate. Younr " t bbbbI men uf small salines would strlvo to gu to aa 10 alt 1 bbbbI lu tho tamo room wllh rashlonabl people, and would 1. HJ Tlr TIIEin EMrLOTEtts' TILL, i and appear wllh a young lady In wblta glorea. I t " lha cost will bo 3 for a pair or tickets, ft for two I Hi pair of white kids, tl for a earrtt re-total. 118. '1 bbbbI One of these Nllsson cunccru will mak ' t bbbbb senr or moro of thlsve among those who had not t. btbbtI before yielded to temptation." 1 The defendants tnwer thsl the price to concert I bbbbb heretofore given, substantially Ihe ssme as the Nils. I son conceits, embracing uiualcnl talent equally bbbbb high, has never been higher than tl err t'J. and at I bbbbI such rrtca such concerts have been largelr remnnor- I bbbbI alive ; that btrnkoteb, before tho giving of the Nil. 1 1 son concerts, caused criticisms ol a highly ! LAl'niTORT ANP EXTRATAQANT ,1 character to be published, in order to Induce people I sBI to believe that Miss Nllsson wss superior to any !. bbbbI other slnEer In the country; that he wu taking unfair il means to palm her off a tlrst-cliss alngcr, taking vl rank with Jenny I.lndj that Btrekosch did not ' make known the price or admission until a fow ' data be. ore II took place, which price wa doubl ,' that rnarged for concerts of equal grade prevloutly, aud was extortionate and exorbitant ; that htra. I kush Induced Miss Nllsson to come here under con , triict. so as to monopolise her services and prevent bbbbI her front singing in public except under his control. 1 Hbi and having done so, exlorlionately , iNcaEAtxn rnc rmca or apmiiiiox - HJ to the concerts lo double what It had ben aicttab. I LflJ llshed by custom and usage, and that It was wltrt nfutenco to this that lb worda, "Tho Niltson ' bbbbb Sswlnule," wero us I. I . The defendants r-iy that, aa editor of the Union. a paper having a I irgo circulation, they, In common with other conductor of a free cess, are con. ' servslor of the public Interest, and that It la tbolr 'H right and duty fieoly to express their opinions on all matters of t uhllc concern: thai the artloles wera H t'tibllsiicd in the eierrise of that right, and Intended. as a plain and Just expression of their opinion. Th ' bbbbI articles they aver to be true, and to havo been pub ' ! II. hod with good motives, for Justifiable ends, and for the public good ; aod while the crlllcisma wer 1 Juitly severe, tboy were also axrgncLT jpst. Bt-!nd:e Van Vortt, for the defendant, moved) BbbbI to change Ihe place cf trial to lloclieaier. lie read TB the article complained of, claiming that It was Justl. LjJH ll.ihle. Judge Hulherland It Is a very malicious article. What business had tour client 10 complain of th sbbbI price of tickers ! Hx Judgo Vi n Vortt Th pilce of tickets to con. 1 certs had been lliulted lot) for ears, and nobcedi had ever charged inoru, and wo felt It onr duly aa bbbI conservator of tho public inlcrttt to Object to a IH blither rate. Judge hutliorliind-What right bad tl.e editor to H let hluiitlf up as 11 ckhvjii or rni rtiiLic morals, H nnd aay that If I cnoso lo buy tickets and pay even bbbb. tl fur tlmin. that I did It tu show my wealth ! 1 Kx-Judgo Van Vortt Thi person bad advertised that he was to bring a singer equal lo Jenuv I.lnO, and he had heralded It, and umiciyale I tne iilihl of Ins concert In Itochealer b publications In th paper magnifying hla entertnlnmtnt. Nowthlats) a comment on it, lint this nugvir had no tucb lUod- B Ing as Jenny I.lnd. B Judgo butherland I cannot help taking nolle of ' what tbe papeis sir, that In her representation the Is almost as crest as Jenny Lind. This man bBJ publishes these articles In advance, and what la 1 , lour JuatlQcathni fur tbatt BB Hx Judge Van Vorst Our justltlratlon It thst H this pvrsonago wus no tuch character ss Jenny , Mud; that Ihe uniform charge for conceit llcketa H was, aa before tutud, two dollars, and that this , BB person, Htrakosch, having tilled the newspapers I fll Wllh article laudatory of this alngnr. f fljl IIICE1YED THE ITIII.lt', If HI because I have cut numerous aril des Irom the new. A BJ papers, nnd none of tnem place her unun anv plat. ? flal fiirin with Jenny l.lnd. H is public matter, a 1 BI wo suppose, aud wo hate act out in the portion ol Bfl th answer they try lo strike out that II la true, Bbb and wo oiler lu shew II. Il Is no derogation to Mlsi B Nllsson lo say that the Is not tqiul lo Junny I.lnd. B W idmlt thai sho Is an urtist; but w iy that Mr. 1 Bfl Btrakosch nude a mistake when bv said aha waa ' IB equal to Jenny l.lud. 'idge buthtrland-I know nothing raorsonally ol ' flH her merit a a siuxcr. 1 taw her once at the rhurck BB 1 attend, bnl have never heard her ting oflBJ Kx-Judge Van Vortt, In arculug the motion fot BBBJ change ol trial, said they had twenty tlx wltneetet BBBl In ItochesUr snd Buttalo, whereupon Mr. Bcudder BBBI aid that th plalnlia had Ihlrty flve wltneassa la BBBJ thl city, among luem istny wtU kuowa meuibera 'BBBI of Ihe bar. utpBBl , DvcWou rturrsl. fffffla!