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BROADWAY AND ANN STREET. JAMES GORDON BENNETT, PRO PK IK TOIv. V?l*wc XXXVIII No. 115 amusements this evening. GRAND OPERA HOUSE, Twenty- third at. and Eighth ?Y.? l)Ml?H TUB OiHJMT. GERMANIA THEATRE, Fourteenth street, near Third avenue? L>i? Tocutbb deb Hobi.lb. BOOTH'S THEATRE, Twenty third street, corner Sixth aveuue.? AURAIl MA fOGDU. FT. JAMES' THEATRE, Broadway aad 28th at? McEvov's New Hibkunhom. BOWKRT THEATRE, Bowery ? A Capital Combdt? A Bad Lot. THEATRE COMIQUK, No. 61* Broadway.? Dkama, Bublzsqob and Olio. THIRTY. FOURTH STREET THEATRE. Nth St., near 3d av. ? Vabiktt Entertainment. Matinee at 2%. NEW FIFTH AVENUE THEATRE, 728 and 730 Broad way.? Divorce. WOOD'S MUSEUM, Broadway, corner Thirtieth at? EsCArsn from Sinu sing. Alfcrnoen and evening. ATHF.NEUM, f88 Broadway.? Oband Vaeibtt Entbh tauwuit. NIRLO'S GARDEN. Broadway, between Prince and Houston sU? ' Wnusu Man in tiik Riuut I'laob, Ac. OLYMPIC THEATRE. Broadway, betweon Housten and Blcecker street.? lummr UunrrT. UNION square THEATRE, Union sqaare, near Broadway ? Fboc Fbou. WALLACE'S THEATRE, Broadway aid Thirteenth street ? David Uarbicb. BRYANT'S OPERA HOUSE, Twenty-third at, corner Ctiiar.? Nf.obo Minbtbilst .Ac. TONY PASTOR'S OPERA HOUSE, No. 201 Bowery.? Yabibtt Entebtainmknt. 8TEINWAY HALL, Fourteenth street? Obatobio AND CONCBBT. ASSOCIATION HALL, 23d street and 4th av.? Lbotubi, "Good Gold." TRYING HALL, corner of Irving place and 15th st? Gband Concbbt. ROBINSON HALL, IS Bast Sixteenth street? Gband Concbi*. NEW YORE MUSEUM OF ANATOMY, 618Broadway SCIIMCB AND ABT. TRIPLE SHEET. New Y*rk, Friday, April J??, 1STS. THE NEWS OF YESTERDAY. To-Day'i Contents of tlio Herald. ?'THE TROUBLES OF THE SPANISH REPUBLIC I A CRISIS AT MADRID .'"?EDITORIAL LEADER? Sixth Page. SPAIN AGAIN IN THE TIROES OP REVOLUTION! THE POPULAR WILL IN CONFLICT WITH THE LEGISLATURE! fORCIBLE DLSSOLU TION OF THE PERMANENT COMMISSION BY THE CABINET! THE "REDS" LEADING THE FRAY? Seventh Page. CAPTAIN GENERAL PIELTAIN SAYS MR. O'KELLY'S TRIAL MUST PROCEED! IF THE PRISONER'S GUILT IS ESTABLISHED HE WILL EXERCISE CLEMENCY! EVERY1 KINDNESS TO BE SHOWN! A PROMISE OF PROMPT ACTION? Seventh Page. BIDWELL EXTRADITED! THE NEW CUBAN CAPTAIN GENERAL DELIVERS HIM UP TO THE BRITISH CONSUL! SEVERAL AC COMPLICES STILL IN HAVANA? SEVENTH Page. SERIOUS CONDITION OF THE HOLY FATHER'S HEALTH! BE EXPERIENCES A RELAPSE AND IS AGAIN CONFINE'.- TO HIS COUCH? Seventh Page. RUMORED SEVERE ILLNESS OF THE TURKISH SULTAN ! A POPULAR OUTBREAK FEARED IN THE SPANISH CAPITAL! BAKER PACHA'S SAFETY! FATAL EXPLOSION IN A WELSH MINE! BISMARCK AND THE CLERGY ? Seventh Page. THE CHARTER IN THE HANDS OF THE GOV ERNOR ' A RARE EXPOSURE TO BE MADE BV THE ERIE COMMITTEE! MR. TWEED LOCATED? Tenth Page. THE WAR AGAINST TOE DUTCH IN SUMATRA I ANTE ? BELLUM DIPLOMACY OF THE ACHEENESE? POPULAR HONOR TO THE HAYTIAN PRESIDENT? Seventh Page. UNIFYING ATLANTIC CABLE INTERESTS ! THE PORTUGAL-BRAZIL LINE? THE VIENNA WORLD'S FAIR? Seventh Page. POLITICS IN MEXICO ! LOZADA'S STAR ON THE WANE? THE LANDLORDS OBJECTING TO CHILDREN! PARENTAL SORROWS SEVENTH Page. CAPTURE OF FORTUNE, THE MULATTO OUT LAW! HIS EXCITING ESCAPE AND CAP TURE?THE JERSEY LEGISLATURE? TniBD Page. WHERE EPIDEMICS COME FROM! THE FILTH IN THE FIVE POINTS! RELICS OF THE MUD HEAPS! WORK FOR THE SHOVELS AND BROOMS? Thibd Page. ANNIE HENNESSEY'S FATAL FRENZY! WHY SHE MURDERED HER OFFSPRING! THE INQUEST AND VERDICT? NEW LEGAL DEFINITIONS OF INSANITY? Third Page. NO DECISION IN THE STOKES CASE! THE ABLE SUMMARIES OF STOKES' COUNSEL AND THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY! THE SUIT OF FECHTER, THE ACTOR, STILL|ON? Fourth Page. RETROCESSION IN THE MONEY RATES! STOCKS AGAIN IN THE ASCENDING SCALE! GOLD, GOVERNMENTS AND EX CHANGE INACTIVE! ADVANCE IN ENG LISH CONSOLS? Fifth Paoe. IMMENSE SALES OF REAL PROPERTY I LIVELY COMPETITION AND HIGH PRICES FOR THE IIARSEN ESTATE f THE GRAND OUT LOOK IN BOULEVARD AND RIVERSIDE VALUES? YACHTING? Fot'BTH Page. ANNEXATION TO THE NEW DOMINION! AD DRESS OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR TO THE LEGISLATURE OF PRINCE ED WARD ISLAND? SEVENTH Page. ROBBING THE MAUJ3! THE TRIAL OF THE JER SEY POST OFFICE CLERK CONTINUED! QUEER DEVELOPMENTS? THE ECCLESI ASriOAL CONFLICT- THIRD PAOE. SKILFUL WORK OF THE KNIGHTS OF THE JIMMY? A FRENCH DOMESTIC PILFERS FROM HER EMPLOYERS? CRIME AND IN EBRIETY? Third Page. The Situation in Mexico. ? By telegrams from Mexico City and Matamoros, which we publish to-day, we have reports of the exist ence of facts which go to prove that the terri tory of the neighboring Republic remains deeply and dangerously excited through the political machinations of rival party leaders. It is indicated also that the Executive govern ment finds it a difficult matter to rewtmin the agitation, despite the collapse of the first revo lutionist movement under Lozada. The Mexican Congress has not, as yet, ratified the proposal for the prolongation of the term of the mixed oommission with the United States. The border line territory remains disturbed. From the interior we are told that a war of races is imminent in some of the States, and that Indian troops already held Jalisco. American trade suffers severely in the mean time, and again, as it has been frequently bo fore, the right of property has been violated in Texas by robber bands from Mexioo. Th? Troubles ?r iu Spanish B?p?k 11c? A. Crisis at Madrid. The situation at Madrid is critical. Our spe cial cable despatch from that city published in to-day's H?ii n represents a culmination of the publio sentiment against the Perma nent Committee oreated by the Legislature, the foroible dissolution of that body by a Minis terial decree and a street demonstration by the ' 'reds, ' ' who seem to have been prompt to avail themselves of the difficulty to advance their own objects. It will be remembered that the Pormanent Committee of the Assembly, which claimed the right to exercise oertain adminis trative powers, protested against the appoint ment of Se&or Pi y Margall to the temporary Presidency by the government in place of Sefior Figueras, who had been suddenly oalled away from the capital by the death of his wife. The Committee insisted that in making this appointment the government had exceeded its powers, and on this issue the people were not slow to take sides. The Committee felt confidenoe in its strength from the belief that the army was on its side, and hence resolved to resist the demand of the Ministry for its voluntary dissolution. Marshal Ser rano, who maintained the cause of the Com mittee as against the Ministry, with Sefior Pi y Margall as its temporary head, resolved to bring the quarrel to an issue, and for that purpose attempted a coup d'itat on the 23d, by the promulgation of a mili tary pronunciamento declaring in favor of the maintenance of law and order and against the proposed dissolution of the Permanent Committee. The suc cess of this movement would, no doubt, have been the prelude to the proclama tion of a military dictatorship with Serrano at its head and the Committee of the Assembly as his counsellors. But it was doomed to failure from an unexpected cause. When the critical moment for action arrived, and when the existence of the government appeared to tremble in the balance, the soldiers suddenly proved unmanageable and went over to the side of the administration. Volunteers ap pear to have been raised by the Committee and Marshal Serrano to back up the army; but on the defection of the soldiers becoming known these volunteers lost heart and showed no disposition to carry the contest to ex tremes. Notwithstanding this discouragement, how ever, it appears that a party of volunteers, bolder than the rest, took up a position in the bull ring in the Plaza Toros, with the inten tion of making a fight. Their first act was an attempt at assassination. General Contreras, recently Captain General of Catalonia, who was passing near the spot, was fired at, but it seems without effect. At nine o'clock of the evening of Wednesday six batteries with mitrailleuse were brought up and trained on the bull ring occupied by the belligerent volunteers, who were summoned to surrender. After three hours' deliberation and parley discretion overcame valor, and the volunteers at midnight laid down their arms and surrendered. The Ministry meantime had assembled in council, and, encouraged no doubt by their buccoss in the streets, decreed the forcible dissolution of the Permanent Com mittee and the disarming of its defenders. This was effected by the aid of the army, but another difficulty appears to nave arisen upon the heels of the suppression of the first demonstration in the appearance of the "Beds" in force in the public streets of the city. These violent politicians, it is said, forced their way into the presence of the Com mittee, it would seem with hostile intentions towards some of the members of that body, since our report represents that the Min istry personally protected the obnoxious individuals. The radical "Beds" nevertheless posted themselves at the street corners, virtu ally holding possession of the city, and it was rumored that Marshal Serrano had either been arrested and thrown into prison or had fled from the city. While tho government has triumphed in this brief but perilous struggle for ascendancy, and while the immediate proclamation of a military dictatorship, which seemed imminent, has been, for the time, at least, averted, the situation must be one not very encouraging to the Republic. It is impossible to foretell what course the "Beds" may pursue, and, judging from our despatches, they appear at present to be in tho ascendancy. If the government should turn upon them in the cause of law and order it is by no means certain which side the army would espouse, and if the government should resolve to frater nize with the radicals it would probably find itself compelled to yield more than it would desire to their demands. It is singular that the words of Don Carlos in his inter view with the Herald correspondent should so soon receive what promises to be a practical confirmation. The Bourbon Prince predicted that a republic in Spain must speedily fail or take a character of the wildest socialism, and now we g?| |he government at Madrid saved from overthrow by the tincx< pected aid of the army, only to find the streets of the city in possession of the "Reds." The events of the 23d cannot fail to shake still more tho general faith in the stability of the Republic. The fatal difficulty in the way oi all political parties in Spain ? the difficulty of making combinations strong enough to resist opposition? seems to obstruct the path of the republican government. No leaders with powerful following have for years appeared in Madrid. Every party or every administration seems speedily to dwin dle down to the dimensions of a faction and gives way to a successor which follows in the same footsteps. President Figueras was believed to have popularity at his back, but his temporary absence develops the facl of the watchfulness of his enemies. Serrano has been regarded as all powerful with the army; but on the first at tempt at a coup d'ttal of a military character he finds himself deserted by the soldiers. We yet hope well for the Republic. For the cause of freedom in Europe we should deplore the failure of popular gov ernment in Spain. The elections to the Cortes may yet call out a demonstration on the part of the people in favor of free in stitutions. But we must confess that our fears of an adverse result are grave, and we can only trust that the good sense of the masses will come to the rescue and return to the next Assembly a representation that will strengthen the hands of the government and establish the Republic at last upon a sound and healthful baeitf. fclwW Policy of ike New City Government? An Unwelcome Rumor. It is reported that the new administration of the Public Schools of the city contemplates discontinuing some of the schools where the attendanoe is small, and further practising a mistaken economy by cutting down the salaries of the teachers some fifteen per cent from the present rates. It is to be hoped that the report is altogether unfounded, but in case any members of the new School Board should favor such a policy we trust that there will be such an earnest expression of publio sentiment in oppo sition thereto as will deter them from attempt ing to carry it into practioe. The Public School teachers are already underpaid for the arduous and responsible duties they perform. If any change is made it should be in the direction of liberality rather than of parsimony. Com paratively few of our citizens are aware of the wearing labor required of the whole corps of teachers, principals and assistants, and scarcely any person pauses to reflect upon the qualifications necessary to a proper dis charge of the duties of the position. A good teaoher must not only possess education, judgment and tact, but must also be trained in self-control, patience and endurance. It is not denied that the present employes in this important department are in every respect faithful, diligent and fully qualified; only the niggardly spirit of a false economy dictates that their insufficient salaries shall be pared down in order to save a few dollars to the treasury, which the taxpayers would willingly and cheerfully pay. We need a reform in the teachers' salaries, it is true ; but it is a reform which would equalize the amounts paid to the several principals, place the salaries of the female teachers in the different grades on a par with the males, and raise the salaries of all at least as much as it is proposed to reduce them. At present a principal who happens to have a school at which the attendance is not quite so large as at some others receives a smaller salary, although the labor performed is precisely the same. This is an in justice which ought to be remedied. The female teachers at present receive less salary than the male teachers, but no person will preten<Hhat thefraervioep are not equally valuable and their duties and responsibilities equally onerous. There should be no dis tinction between them, and no unjust dis crimination on account of the attendance. The very last department in which a parsi monious policy ought to prevail is that of Public Schools, and the people, taxpayers and non-taxpayers, will regard with indignation any paltry attempt to save a few dollars at the cost of the poorly paid and faithful teachers. The New Reform BUI for the Uni versity of Dablta. Another bill, having for its object the re form of what is called the University of Dublin, is now before the House of Commons. On Monday last this bill was passed to its second reading. Professor Fawcett's bill ? the bill now before the Honae ? must not be confounded with the recent government measure, nor must it in any sense be re garded as a sequel to the same. It is, though not new, an entirely independent measure. ' It is hardly to be denied that but for Mr. Fawcett's bill the defeated government measure would never have taken shape. It is fair, however, to say that Mr. Oladstone's bill was much the grander, much the more comprehensive measure. It was intended to be, and it was really well worthy to be, his crowning effort in the direction of Irish reform. The Irish Catholics, however, who demand and refuse to be satisfied with anything short of denom inational, or, as they call it, concurrent endowment, would not have Mr. Gladstone's reform ; and so the government measure came to grief and brought grief to its friends. The failure of Mr. Oladstone's bill did not daunt the brave Cambridge Professor, and his pluck and perseverance promise to be re warded with success. In its present form Professor Fawcett's bill is very different from what it was originally. In its original shape, in addition to providing for the abolition of religious tests, it provided for the reorganiza tion of the University by the creation of a special council for that purpose. The com position of that council was ill adapted to satisfy the Irish Roman Catholics, the concilia tion of whom has all along and confessedly been the principal object aimed at in any at tempt at Irish University reform, and for this reason it provoked the hostility of Mr. Gladstone and the other members of the gov ernment. Mr. Fawcett again and again modi fied his bill, but his alterations were not successful in removing tho initial objections. Ilis grand mistake was that he attempted to reorganize the University by a council com posed of elements already inside of Trinity Qollege. For example, in addition to seven follows of Trinity College, elected "bythe fol lows, there were to be four professors elected by the professors and fotir graduates elected by the graduates. This, as Mr. Gladstone and others pointed out, was virtually calling upon Trinity College to open its own doors and so admit the hitherto excluded Roman Catholics to a share of its privilege?, its honors and its emoluments? an act of generosity which Trinity College has never shown itself very willing to perform. In his new bill (No. 3, as it i9 called), Mr. Fawcett lets drop the provisions which relate to the government and constitution of the University, and con fines himself mainly to the abolition of tests. Out of the whole number of senior and junior fellows of Trinity College all but three, ac cording to tho existing statutes, must bo in holy orders. This arrangement, in addition to excluding Roman Catholics, has been a growing source of annoyance to the clover young men of the U niversity. The new bill provides that "no person elected to a fellow ship or other offlcc shall bo deprived of his office by reason that he is not or does not become ordained in holy orders." This is the bill which, contrary to the expectation of many, luis beon passed to its second reading, and which, it is now reasonable to presume, will become law before the close of the present session of Par liament The abandonment of those clauses of the bill which relatod to the government and constitution of the University left tho bill in so simple a shape and provided for so desirable and just a reform, that tho govern mont found it nocessary to withdraw its opi>o sition. The bill does not give Ireland all that Mr. Gladstone offered her; bat it gives her something and leaves her the right to agitate for more. It would be foolish to imagine that with the passing of this bill Irish educational difficulties will be ended. The Coal-black Princess and the Herald Man? A. Fairy Tale. A princess three shades lighter than anthra cite coal must be a bewitching rarity. The inky daughter erf a jet-black emperor appeals to the eye when we picturo her sparkling with diamonds, sapphires, rubies and emeralds; clad in sky-blue silk; girdled with a zone of cloth of gold ; mounted on a tall, cream colored charger, whose bridle chains are polished solid silver, and riding at a hand gallop over the Haytian Champ de Mars. It might be absurd to speak of her as the fair princess, but we are assured that she is good looking ; that her figure is plump and well moulded ; that her expression is good natured; her laugh, like her horse's bridle, silvery ; her mind cultivated, and her conversation free, pointed and charming. She is not a poor princess ; for her imperial papa, old Soulouque, was diligent in making money for his family on the celebrated Tweed plan, and probably succeeded better than the William Murcy of our Empire State. The result to him was that, having heard one morning that his beloved subjeots were desir ous of sawing off his crown and head together, he resigned the former in a hurry and left with the latter in great haste for Jamaioa. Now they have a beautiful black republio in Hayti, and the plump, good-natured pile of gorgeously adorned and palpitating anthracite coal flour ishes her jewelled riding-whip in Port au Prince as royally as ever. She is certainly as remarkable a piece of femininity as a news paper man could desire for a transient com panion in a morning's ride over such beauti ful country as delights the sense in the trop ical neighborhood of Port au Prinoe. Glori ous palms, almond trees, mango trees, and green sward in the foreground; purple lines of towering mountain and frowning headland behind and on either side, the picturesque town in front, and the calm expanse of the great ocean stretching away to the horizon's rim under a clear blue sky, are the setting of the picture ! Lucky Herald man ! the world will say, thus -to find yourself in a realization of fairy land. Lalla Rookh is not richer in sensuous luxury than the beauty of the sur roundings of that matin ride, and the stories of tho witching Scheradzerade are not more prolific in pleasures to the eye. Thrice lucky Herald man! who can enjoy all these things in the first passionate thrill as they stir the heart to admiration from the vivid look 'of nature itself. He wrote his experiences, however, with all the gushing disingenuousness of a simple mind, and people grow happy in thinking of that Herald man's happiness as he rode beside the gorgeous "culled pusson" in her quarter million dollar "rig." It is pleasant to reflect that the Herald man's toil some search for stubborn facts brings him occasionally into such soft ways as those that expanded their emotional glories before hi? on that memorablo morning. Not always is his career so enviable. Fainting with fever in the swamps and forests of Africa, tramping painfully over the densely timber-clad hills of Cuba, being ushered through a hole in tho roof into Captain Jack's cave, or treading the submerged deck of the Atlantic in a diver's suit will not, for pleasant sensations, compare favorably with that morning ride with the sable skinned Princess Soulouque. Yet all, soft or hard, flowery or thorny, lie in the path of duty, and tho Herald man, true to his trust and his obligation, takes just what comes. Thus it is that the "abstract and brief chronicles of the time" are made. The public reads each ex perience with a differing degree of apprecia tion, but becomes convinced in the end that wherever duty calls or occasion offers the TThrat.t) man will be found. This thought gives pleasure to the world, and for the Rftiatti man it is glory enough. Tub Filth op the Loweb Wabds op the Citt is a reeking disgrace to New York. The state of the streets around the Five Points, as set forth in the report to be found elsewhere, will fill the public mind with alarm. In the abominable heaps oi slush and decaying ani mal and vegetable matter are the germs of an epidemio that would soon pass the confines of the fearfully overcrowded tenements of the Sixth ward, and make New York, from one end to the other, a huge nest of disease. The authorities are as sluggish in the matter as the black mud of B.ixtcr street After the late rains there is no excuse for these hecatombs of rottenness being left to poison the air we breathe. Bain is one of the best scavengers ; but in the Sixth ward it has simply made matters worse by converting the foul tubbish into slime. The warm weather, which should prove a blessing, operates on tliwe lakes of filth by volatilizing all the noxious gases anil di.v persine thwa 9Y?r the city. There must be something done rapidly to end this disgrace ful and perilous condition of the streets, even though the immediate inhabitants of the ncglccted districts are among the poorest of the poor. The State Election in Iowa, for Gov ernor, Legislature, Ac., takes place in October. Parties are already bestirring themselves in regard to candidates, and various devices are resorted to by old electioneers to capture the farmers' vote, which, through the recent independent organization?, has become a great political power in the State. The repub licans have generally carried Iowa by from thirty to forty thousand, and, in the opinion of some Western papers, it is thought they will probably make the farmers some tempo rary concessions on the tariff question and attempt to either cajole or dragoon them into the party ranks. As the Chicago Tribune says, "Wheu the farmers know their own power and concentrate on their own common interests politics will have more to fear from them than they from politics." The Bank of Enoland Forgeries. ? Wo are specially informed, by telegram from Havana, that the prisoner Bidwoll, who is accusod of having taken a leading part in the recent attempt to defraud the Bank of Eng land by forgery, has been handed over to the British Consul for extradition by Captain General Pieltain and with tho consent of Sec retary Fish. Bidwcll will be tikon to London for trial, while his couf-jde rates ram.tiu in prison in Cuba, Th? Qoa now or thi OarLDRi*. ? The let tor to the on the crime of childhood in connection with boose-hunting and onr comments thereon have awakened a lively interest in the matter among landlords and their viotims. We present a few letters to day ont of a large number we hare received. We observe that there is, among those at present to hand, no grasping of the question in its heroio sense. Plenty of grumblings from landlords about injured banisters, mu tilated Venetian blinds and brokon panes ; plenty of blame for negligent mothers and plenty of cries against the landlords' inhumanity have been sent us ; but no attempt to evade the difficulty by disposing of the surplus children in any new, expeditious and useful way. One lady, whose letter we print, differs from the other complaints by making a proposition. It is that landlords of dwellings which are let to families in sets of rooms should be bound to receive the children of honest parents under something, we presume, like a civil rights bill. This opens up the grave question whether children have any rights that a landlord is bound to respect At present it would seem they have not The question, in all its bearings, is a serious one, and will bear much careful thought. A Grand Abut, add No Mistake. ? The farmers' Granges in Iowa are said to number one hundred thousand members. There are but two hundred thousand voters in the State. The Orange , a paper published in Washing ton, Iowa, deolares that the leading princi ples of the organization are "eternal and un flinching opposition to monopoly abuses, ex travagant appropriations of the people's money and to all salary steals." That is a very good platform, so far as it goes, and it has a strong party to baok it PERSONAL INTELLIGENCE. Congressman J. R. Hawley, of Connecticut, is at the Astor House. Ex-Congressman E. S. Phelps, of Vermont, is at the Clarendon Hotel. United States Senator Buckingham, of Connecti cut, is at the New York Hotel. % lb Scott, or tho United States Navy, Is registered at Che Astor^foiifle.^ ^ Captain John Mlrehouse, of the steamship City of London, Is at the New York Hotel. United States Senator John Scott, of Pennsyl vania, Is at the St. Nicholas Hotel. L. 13. Hance, our Consul at Kingston, Canada, is staying at the Orand Central Hotel. Congressman James Brooks' condition is re ported to be somewhat improved. Adjutant T. H. Forsyth, of H. B. M. 82d regiment, yesterday arrived at the Brevoort House. Paymaster J. N. Carpenter, of the United States Navy, is registered at the Hoffman House. The Very Rev. Canon Moynlhan, or the Diocese of New Orleans, is in town, staying at Sweeny's Hotel. The English ruffian who gave his wire a black eye "for a lark" has becomc a jail-bird for six months. Vice President Wilson was at the Astor nouso for several hours yesterday. In the evening he left for Boston. The Prince or Wales has recently been installed as Grand Master of Knights Templar of England, Ireland and Scotland. Mr. J. C. Parkinson, a well known Journalist, has lately followed the examplo or Mr. Troliope and Mr. Yates, and retired from the English Civil Ser vice. The report that Parson-Senator Brownlow was in verv pre carious health has provoked the state ment that he never slept better or cat more than at this time. The Khedive is expected at Constantinople In the course ot May. He will be accompanied by Princess Hussein Pacha, Toussoun Pacha and Ibrahim Pasha. The Modoc lava beds must be harder to lie on than that famous "soft side of a plank" which early settlers In the West used to talk about. It requires an earthquake to shake them up. Urbine, the birthplace or Raphael, celebrated on the 6th inst. the anniversary or the birth and death or the Illustrious painter? the respective events oc curring on the same days in 1483 and 1520. Is it not a little singular that while there Is so much trouble among the beer drinkers in Germany there should at the same time be such a commotion among the alewives in Massachusetts waters ? J. R. Dodge, or the Department of Agriculture, will attend the Vienna Exhibition, with the special object or learning the European statistical systems and or Increasing the statistical racilitics or bis Department. The Marchioness de Bolssy (Gufccioll) has lert a fortune or about thirty thousand pounds a year. She was the authoress or "Les Ides Rcligieuses de Lord Byron," and authoress ot other ideas oi Lord Byron not quite religious. The Prussian General von Alvensleben. Com mander-ln-Chleror the Third Army Corps, and one or the generals who most distinguished themselves In the Franco-German war, is about te retire rrom active service at his own request. A Brentiord (F.ngland) magistrate has sent to Jail for two months the captain of a barge, con victed of stealing live sprouting brocoll stalks, worth a penny. What would have been his sen tence bad he appropriated a railroad? The Italian war vessel Garibaldi, trom Rio Janeiro to Melbourne, with His Royal Highness tho Duke or Genoa on board, arrived in Table Day, Cape ot Good Hope, on the 18th of February. His Royal High ness, during his brier visit, was the guest or His Excellency Sir Henry Barkly. Tlicy are not all dead yet. We mean Napoleon the First's old soldiers, one named Villemain Is living In Pharsalia, Chenango county, N. Y., who fcas born in France April is, 1765. and is conse quently 108 years old. He Is still abie to eat his oats and kick over the bucket. MOVEMENTS OF THE PRESIDENT. St. Louis* Mo., April 24, 1873. President Grant and family lelt here tils morn- ' ing for Denver. They will stop over at Kansas City to-night, and the President will hold a recep tion. MUSICAL AND DRAMATIC NOTE3. Lord Lytton lias left another play for pablica* tlon. Mr. W. 8. Gilbert, the popular dramatist, Is at present rusticating In Algiers. An Italian machine for stenographing music played on the piano is to be exhibited at Vienna. On the Contineat, performances of oratorios il lustrated by tableaux viranU, are the new ost notion. It is reported that Mr. Carl Rosa Is going to essay a season of Kngllsh opera at Hei- Majesty's. Mme Paropa-Kosa will, or course, be the prima donna. Verdi's opera, "Aiua," was given for the first lime in Naples on Sunday. Tho audience, being wild j with delight, called the composcr before the curtain i thirty-nine times. I This evening Mrs. John Wood takes her bene at at the Grand Opera House, appearing in "Under the Gaslight" and "A Happy Pair." She has played a brilliant engagement, probably hor last in this country, and her friends are likely to recognize her merits by giving her a large house to-night. CONFLAGRATION AT FORT 800TT. Port Scott, Kansas, April 24,.1S73. The most destructive Are that over visited this city broke outlast night and destroyed over thirty buildings, ira central businesg part of the city was u>tal!y destroyed. The buildings wero all wooden structures, built before and during the war. and not of great value, only two or throe good buildings were burned and two or tnree others damaged. The loss will reach $7?,ooo; insurance not over ten or twenty thousand dollars. Tho Are railed with great vlolenco for two or three hours, inn was stayed in every direction on reach lug tlio briok buildings. i MORE TROUBLE DT OREGON. Probable War With the Sea PereM la* ilm, 3,000 8tro>|-4!lilMBi Trjriag to Despoil Thtn of Their Lands. Washington, April M, 1IU Information has been received here, coming treat Oregon, that troubles are anticipated with the Nes Perces, a powerpul tribe of 3,000 warriors. This la not anexpeoted In army circles, Tor It haa been made known that the neighboring whites have been coveting their lands and striving to oreate that sentiment which is the ordinary prelude to action for their removal. Should they succeed In their purpose another Indian war of greater proportion than any before known on that frontier may be expected, as that tribe are advanced m civilization, having long been under the tuition oi Catholic missionaries, and are prepared to light with desperation for their homes, as they claim they have never molested the whites and are anx ious to attain to a position of influence among Christians. INDIANS B AIDING, Heavy Robbery of Cattle la Oregon Indians In a Surly Wood? General Jefferson C. Darts Off Tor the Front. San Francisco, April 24, 187$. Thirteen hundred head of cattle have been stolen by Indians from William Wells, Yakima Valley, Oregon. The three families who have arrived at Dalles from KUklta report that the Indians there are so surly and insolent that they did not think it safe to remain. General Jefferson 0. Davis leaves here for the seat of the Modoc war to-morrow. General Hardte, from the Inspector General's Department, acoona panles him. VIBQIfllA PITY. Fears of an Outbreak Among the Pl? ates? Railroad Accident. Virginia City, Nev., April 24, 1873. The Indians of this State as far east as Utah are well posted on the Modoc war. A despatch from Winnemacca says a large detachment of troopa have arrived there en route from Camp Halleck for Camp McDermlt. Fears are entertained among the people there of an outbreak among the Pintes* A freight train on th9 Central Pacific Railroad ran over some cattle this aftornooa east of Elko. Seven cars were thrown into a ditch. George Russell, a fireman, was fatally injured. The eastern bound passenger train will be detained at Elko tea or twelve hours. , INDIAN OUTRAGE IH TEXAS. Reported Capture of a Government Train and Murder or Elgbt Men on Cola "cre^k."8*^'^;''"'* "*"*k St. Loots, April 24, 1871 Tno Democrat has a special from Denlson, Texas, which says tnat reports are la circulation there, which are believed, that a train with gov ernment supplies for Fort Griffin, from Denlson, on the 13th lnst., and consisting of eight four- mule wagons, was captured by Indians on Cole Creek, sixty-five miles from Denis on. Four of the eight men who wero with the train are said to have been killed and two wounded. COCHISE BOASTING WHITE MEN. Washington, April 24, 1873. Advices received here from Arizona and New Mexico state that Cochise, nominally at peace with the United States, continues In tne practice of his favorite pastime, and occasionally roasts a white man, merely as a matter or amusement. LOUISIANA. Kellogg Taking the Opportunity to Pay* OAT an Old Score? HcEnery To Be Proa* ecuted anl Peace Reatored In tlie State. Nbw Orleans, April 24, 1473. Yesterday Governor Kellogg seat the State militia to Tjnglapahoa parish, lnitalied the officers or that parish, scattered a mob who had collected aud restored order. He has purchased a steamboat, armed li with a twelve-pound howitzer and organized a bat* talion of cavalry, intended, in case of neces sity, to run up the rivers and bayous, which, at this stage ol water, will enable them to pene trate almost every parish of the State. He has directed the Attorney General to prosecute Hc Enery and others under the Usurpation act and also :or treason. He has offered a large reward lor evidence that will lead to a conviction of those who were engaged In the recent massacre at Grant parish. The following is his letter to Attorney General Field, directing him te prosecute McEnery for treason PROSBCUTK tf'KNBRT. Nbw Orleans, April 22, 1873. Ron. A. P Fibi.o, Attorney General:? Sin? Many citizen* of the State haying com* plained to me of yoar failure to prosecute the persons who, on the 5th day of March, 1873, or ganized an armed rosistanco to and precipitated an attack upon the constituted and legal authori ties of the State, whereby the lives of several citizens were sacrificed, and as I am advised that the persons who committed that outrage were guilty ol the capital crime of treason, and having intorraation in my possession which im plicates Jonn McEnery in the crime aforesaid, and be lieving the State caa establish that he and his aiders and abettors have continued to maintain their treasonable organization and are still projecting and levying a war against the commonwealth, and that the recent massacre In the parish ot Grant, not directly planned and ordered by this man and his associates, was the result of their treasonable acts against the State government, I there fore direct you to lay before the Grand Jury of this parish such proof as may be turnUhed you, looking to the indictment of the said John McEnery, and any other per son implicated with him, for treason. You will spare no effort in this prosecution. If you meet with any illegal or unwarranted opposition you will report the same to mo immediately. I enclose herewith certain papers signed by the said John McKnery assuming to be Gov. ernor of this State. Other papers and proofs will be furnished you, together with names of witnesses. Very respectfully, WM. H. KELLOGG. The city is quiet and orderly, and the people ara paying taxes last. NAVAL INTELLIGENCE. W AsniNGTON, April 24, 1873. The special despatch steamer Tallapoosa will ' leave here early next week tor Annapolis, Norfolk, Philadelphia. New York, Boston and Portsmouth, N. H., with freights for the Navy Yards and stations at those places. OBITUARY, Earl De La Warr. The report, which reached us by cable, from Lou don, on the 23d lnst., to the effect that the Right Honorable Farl De La Warr had committed suicide, provJis to have Teen correct. His body was found yesterday morning in the river Cam. Charles Blchard Sackvllle West, Earl De La Wart and Viscount Cantilupe, C. B., was a major general in the British Army, an officer of the French Legion of Honor, and highly distinguished for his services in India and the Crimea. He was High Steward of stratford upou-Avon. He was born on the 15th of November, In the year 1815, and succeeded to the earldom on the 23d of February, in the year I860. Tho deceased peer was the sixth earl or the title. The heir presumptive to the coronet Is his brother, the Rev. Reginald Windsor West. It appears that the suicide of the Karl of I)e La Warr was the result of mental depression, caused by the death of a ladjr friend. THE NEW FRENCH CABLE. The steamer Kangaroo, In the employ of the Telegraph COQstmctlon and Maintenance Com pany, of London, which arrived In this city last Sunday, dropped down from her moorings off Jer sey City, on Wednesday night, to the Battery, from whence she took her departure at an early hour yesterday morning and proceeded to the neighbor* hood of log Island, situated near Rockaway, Long island, where a cable house has been erected. Upon her arrival OJT Hog island, provided the weather la fhvorable, she will proceed to the laying of the shore end of the new Atlantic cable, which la to bo connected later on with one oi the shore enda recently laid by this vessel at llaiirax harbor. Tho other snore end laid there is for connection with the deep sea cable about being laid by the Great Eastern from Cornwall, In England. The spot chosen for the landing of the New York end of tho cable at Hog Island has thn advantage of being a sandy lowland, and from the beach to deep water the declination is gradual, und it rurther possesses the advantage oi not belug an anchorage ground. The Western Union Telegraph Company will not tako possession or the new cable until It Is In work lug order. THE ARREST OF ELI BROWN. CuiCAdo, 111., April 24, 1873. The F. N. Fuller, who was robbed In Now Terk by "Uoosler" Brr wn, Is Tim Fuller, a swindler bow under indlctmont here for conspiracy to defraud a man who, with ? Ralnforth, attempted to re cover Insurance on Kiiinlorth'a life by claiming he was dead.