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CANADIAN JUSTICE.
Prompt Hanging of Cairo there, the
Wife Murderer.
THE CRIME.
A Mother's Head Crashed io the
Presence of Her Children.
Jealousy and Bad Whiskey the
Active Agents.
A PRIVATE EXECUTION.
The Culprit's Avowal? "Didn't
Mean to Kill."
Barbie, Ont., June 11, 1873.
The gallows In Canada does its work surely if
aometlmes slowly, but at their slowest the wheels
of Justice Here revolve Infinitely more swiftly than
they do In tbe States, where the most frivolous
pretences oft repeated are allowed to intervene
between the criminal and his well-merited doom.
Tbe almost hopeless nature of in attempt to con
vict and adequately punish a murderer within two
years of the commission ol his crime, the soft-heart
edness of Governors, who reprieve and commute
sentences and pardon out murderers on tbe slightest
provocation, and the general uncertainty and un
safe ty of human life thence resulting, must be taken
as furnishing one of the principal reasons why the
Canadian people look with distrust upon their
American cousins and are disinclined to enter
into intimate political and social relations
with them. Here the murderer must come
np for trial at the first Assizes that follow, dilatory
pleas are never regarded, emotional insanity
would be a hopeless excus^ and once a verdict Is
found and sentence passed the culprit's fate is
sealed, so far as the Courts are concerned. Espe
cially in Lower Canada, the Bench, being ap
pointed, is recruited from the Queen's counsel who
have made their mark as crown prosecutors in
capital cases. The late Chief Justice Aylwin and
Justices Johnson, Drummonil and Ramsay are
conspicuous instances of this. The finest criminal
lawyers are thus placed on the Bench, with the
perlect independence secured by a life tenure and
with the whole moral force of the community be
hind them, so that the guilty criminal who comes
up for trial stands a fair chance? say niuety-ninc
chances lu a hundred? of "kicking heels with his
throat in a rope."
CARRUTHERS' BRCTAI. CHIMB.
Another of these guilty wretches has just been
sent to his merited doom, in this bustling little
town to-day James Carruthers has expiated on the
shameful tree the cowardly murder of the woman
whom, twenty years before, at the altar he had
?owed to love und cherish lor life. The facts of the
tragedy arc briefly as follows:? James Carruthcrs
lived with his wile Rebecca, a woman of forty or
thereabouts, at Essa, in the county of Simcoe.
With them were their three children. Their mar
ried life bad not been happy, although it does not
seem that Mrs. Carruthers' conduct had been such
as to merit the treatment of her husband. He
accused her of infidelity, and repeatedly
declared that their eldest son, William,
was not bis son, abusing tue boy
as well as his mother. The latest object of his
Jealousy was the cousin of his wile, Samuel Aber
nethy, who came to reside near Essa, who, on
one occasion, went Derr.v-plcklng with Mrs. Car
ruthers. Angry words followed and husband and
wife separated lor a few weeks. In November she
went away again, this time to Medonte, causing
her husband to fret himself with the torturing
belief thai Aberncthy had induced her to run
?way, and that she would not return. He believed
that Abernethy had shot at him on one occa
sion and wounded him in the leg, and showed
several scratches, which he claimed were
marks of buckshot. Ills oondu<*?, towards his
wile was marned by alternations of affection, Jeal
ousy and cruelty, which his cotiu scl afterwards en
deavored, but, unsuccessfully, to ascribe to in
sanity. To one witness he said, "McLardy, I wish
to God I had never met mv wife." To another,
l>avld Carrufners (a namesake, though no relation
of his), he said, "Have, my daughter is as tine a
firl as ever lived, but my wile is the worst woman
ever saw."
THE KILLINfl.
Thus things were on the 4th of December last.
Isaac, one of the sons, a boy ol fourteen, cainc ba< k
Irom school at five o'clock with his sister. HIS
father was not at home, and he weut down to the
little settlement of Ivy, where he found him
at the blacksmith's snop. After rcniainiug
about half an hour there ho asked bis
father If he would not come home. The parent
answered. "No," but sent the boy home with the
horses and sleigh, following him shortly after.
Carruthers had taken several drinks of whiskey.
When he entered he looked at his wife with a long,
steady n aze, full of deadly purpose and fascina
tion, then said
"Rebecca, you will fall to-nlpfht."
"Shall I fall a dog fall f" she answered.
"You will find out what sort or a fall," he
growled in reply.
Tne fiendish impulse was raging within blm, but
he needed more fuel ror the flauic. Rum was what
he wanted to tire ills brain and nerve his arm for
the bloody work he had yet to do? for the butchery
or his wife in the midst of their children. He took
a lantern, then set it down irresolutely, and went
out without it, saying he was "iroing to Ritchie's."
a tavern near by. Alter about ten minutes* ab
sence he returned, and his better angel left him at
tbe door and vanished, despairing, in the dark.
Re-entering the room with a whipstock in his
hand, he took up the lamp, set it down, took off
his coat, laid it on the back of a chair; then rais
ing the whipstock, struck his wife a violent blow
on the head. Who screamed and threw up her
arms. The children ran into the road, uttering
cries of alarm ; but ere they reached the door
heard the blow repeated, dull und deadly; then the
crash, as
TIT KIR MOTHER FELL HEAVILY
opon the blood-besprinkled floor. In a few minutes
Frank Wood, a school teacher, who boarded with
Mrs. McDonald, at the opposite house, ran Into the
house accompanied by his landlady. Tne victim
lay on the floor, her hair clotied with blood and
with tfcro or three wounds on it. The school
master and Mrs. McDonald washed her face with
s\>w to revive her. There was no wound vlslblo
oi7ner forehead. Carruthcrs held the lamp while
they were bathing his wile's bead, and asked If sbe
Was dead, adding:?
"If she is not dead I will kill her."
"You have olten tried to kill her,'- said the neigh
bor, "and you have done it at lust."
Carruthers then said he would not run away, but
would give himself up, and asked the teacher to
go ioi the constable. Kre going Air. Wood looked
at the body of the woman. The eyes were closed,
but the eyelids were fluttering, tioing to the door
he sent one of the sons for the doctor, thinking
that there was lite to be saved. When he returned
her head had (alien on her breast and there was
blood upon her lace anil lorehead, which was not
there when he left lie r, Tne woman died twenty
six hours after. The post-mortem examination
showed that there were wounds on the back of the
head, which were only cut wounds, such as would
have been produced by the whipstock; but tne
wound in the torehead had smashed the frontal
bone all to fragments, and had evidently been In
flicted by a heavier instrument. An axe was found
in the room covered with blood, so tbst, though no
eye save the all-seeing eye ot (>od had beheld tbe
bloody deed, the story was plainly written In char
acters of crimson. After his wife had been struck
down aud was Ivlntr senseless, whtle one neighbor
was seeking the doctor und one tbe officer or the
law, tbe brute, determined to make assurance
doubly sure, had smashed in the woman's head
With the axe.
TRIAL ANO SENTENCE OF DEATIt.
At his trial at tue April assizes his counsel en
deavored to set up the plea of insanity, adducing
his jealousy of his wife as its cause, and also rested
on the absence of direct proof to show that the
fatal blow on the forehead had been delivered by
tilm. The Jury were not long absent, and returned
? verdict of guilty, adding a recommendation to
mercy. On being asked if he had anything to say
why sentence of death should not be passed upon
Elm, Carruthers said, "No; I leave it all In Your
ordshlp's hands." The Judge, in set and brief
terms, ordered his recommitment to prison aud his
?xecution on the 11th or June.
THE EXKCtTIOJT.
In conformity with the sentence, Carrnthers met
tils rate at. the scaffold within the precincts of the
Jail here this morning, since his confinement the
prisoner had continued to grow weak from loss
of appetite, and on many occasions has been
known to abstain from food lor a period of nearly
two days; so much so, In fact, had he become
reduced in health and strength that It was
the opinion of the jail officials and even
JUa medical attendants ta^t tit? hanfmau'ji
rope would never encircle Me nee*, ont that
previous death would take place. Within the
past few days, however, he had revived In
t-pirits considerably and expressed himself willing
to meet his fate, liaat night he Bang hymna and
slept soundly from nine until twelve, when he
arose and took a smoke and a drink of water, and
at about hall-past one he again returned to rest
and slept for two honrs. He then again rose and
washed himself, and shortly alterwards partook of
a cup of tea and a biscuit. His spiritual adviser
was with him from fonr o'clock in the morning
until the execntien at Ave minutes to seven. The
Sheriff entered the condemned cell Ave minutes
thereafter and returned to the Jail yard
accompanied by the culprit. The latter,
though pale and much reduced in flesh
since incarceration, manifested no sign of emo
tion. The Sheriff ascended the scaffold stairs in
advance of tne condemned man. Carrut hers fol
lowed unaided, though unaccompanied, and abso
lutely gamed two or three steps upon the Sheriff
before reaching the top. The prisoner was then
placed upon tne drop. Rev. Mr. Morgan read the
Episcopal service, the prisoner and himself kneel
ing. Carruthers uttered not a word other than
the " Ameul"
SWUNG INTO KTKRNITY.
At six minutes past seven o'ciock, and immedi
ately on the conclusion of Hie prayer, the bolt was
drawn and the victim fell a few inches short of
six leet, and was launched Into eternity. In
the fall the slippers of the condemned man
were jerked from his leet and thrown several
yards distant. Death was almost instantaneous,
bat there were twitching* of muscles In the arms
and legs fully fliteen minutes after tne fall. The
opinion of the medical men In attendance? Drs.
T. C. McConkey, Alexander Hamilton and W. H.
Blackstock? was that death ensued within nine
minutes. In exactly half an hour from the tailing
of the drop the body was taken down, placed in a
coffin, and conveyed to an adjoining yard to await
the Inquest, alter which it will be interred within
the precincts of the jail.
"DIDN'T INTBND TO MILL."
He had stated, with regard to the crime, that he
had no intention of killing his wife, but merely to
quarrel with her; vet the influence of liquor led
him on to a worse action, and such he bad hoped
would not be the occasion of her death. To whiskey
he laid the whole cause of his crime, and said,
"Had it not been for liquor he would not nave been
brought to this disgraceful end." He bade fare
well to his mother last night, and told her to live
more aud more in the fear of her Maker in future,
expressing at the same time that, were it possible
for him to renew life, he would tako a course far
different to the reckless one now past and love his
God with greater fervency.
The execution, in accordance with law, was a
private oue. aud witnessed by some iorty persons
only. This has been the first execution In this
county. The murderer was dressed In a white
shirt and brown colored pants, wearing slippers
on his leet. Tne executioner wore the dark grav
uniform of the jail inmates, and had his lace and
hands blackened with charred cork.
THE WALWORTH MURDER.
Prank H. Walworth Pleads to the In
dictment for the Murder of Hts
Father? Appearance and Bearing of
the Prisoner In Court~-No Day Yet
Pixed for the Trial.
Teste rday morning Judge Ingraham opened the
Court of Oyer and Terminer, acting as presiding
judge in the temporary absence of Judge Davis,
holding the current term of the Court. Through
some occult knowledge peculiar to that class of the
community which seems to have no other sublu
nary business or calling than to revolve round the
criminal Courts of the city, the court room
was crowded in anticipation of the pres
ence and arraignment of young Walworth
for the murder of his father, Mansfield
Tracy Walworth, in the Sturtevant Ilotcl. The
crowd were not disappointed of the opportunity
of looking upon the youthful criminal and of tak
ing away with them from the procedings of the
morning a fruitful theme of speculation and com
ment. The prisoner, by direction of the District
Attorney, was early conveyed from the Tombs in a
close carriage and for some time previous to the
opening of the Court was detained in Sheriff Bren
nan's private ofllce. When brought into Court he
took the seat to which he was motioned by the
Sheriff's deputy with an air of the greatest uncon
cern. Walworth presents but little of the prcpos
slng and impressive appearance of his unfortunate
father, for whose most untimely "taking off" he
was there to answer. He has a large head, plain
features, full face, small side whiskers, black
eyes, not large, and possesses certainly the
coolest demeanor that has ever characterized u
person accused ol such a fearful grade of crime ap
pearing at the bar in this city. His attire was of
the most unpretentious? black frock coat, closely
buttoned, and light pantaloons. A large blue "but
terfly" ornameuted his collar. The atmosphere
being sultry aud oppressive, he kept his hat ? a
small, round-crowned lelt? in his hand and ranned
himself while waiting for what was to come. To
use an expressive phrase, he was "as cool as a cu
cumber," and conversed freely and with ease with
his counsel, ex-Judge Garvin and \V. A. Beach, aud
with any other who chose to address him. While
he was sitting with Deputy Shields au acquaint
ance of the latter, walking close to him and not
recognizing the prisoner, said "Hello, Mhlelds !
Are you going to have him down to-day?"
"Have who down?" asked the the omcei. "Why,
yonng Walworth, to be sure." "This is the gentle
man," returned Shields, pointing his finger to his
companion. Walworth merely looked at the ques
tioner and nodded his bead affirmatively at the last
remark of his keeper. He seemed to listen anx
iously to the song of the court crier as he formally
opened the proceedings, and next directed his
gaze intently at the District Attorney as he moved
on the cause.
The iJistrlct Attorney arose, and, looking at the
indictment, said that he desired to have the pris
oner plead.
THE ARRAIGNMENT.
Clerk? Prisoner, stand up. You are indicted for
murder in the first degree In having caused the
death of Mansfield Tracy Walworth. Do you de
mand a trial? Arc you guilty or not guilty?
Prisoner? Yes, sir (meaning he demanded a trial) .
Ex-Judge Garvin then got up and said that the
defence would be prepared to procecd with the
trial two weeks irom Monday.
The District Attorney signilled his readiness and
willingness to go on at any time.
The Court suggested a week's time,
Mr. Beach said that they desired the trial to com
mence at as speedy a day as possible ; but one week
would be insutlicient time, as he was engaged with
the Sharkey trial and as the District, Attorney
would prosecute in that ense he thought a longer
time necessary than one week.
The Court said Judge Davis, who would preside,
had better be consulted.
It was finally arranged to leave the matter open
until to-day, when Judge Davis could be inter
viewed and a definite day fixed.
The arrangement being acquiesced In by all con
cerned. young Walworth, wearing the same air of
imperturbability, was ushered ironi the room and
recon veyed to the Tombs, followed oy a curious
crowd.
A JERSEY RAIL SLAUGHTER.
Terrific Rmash-Up on the Newark Mead
ows? Half a Dozen Periona Badly Hurt
and a Hundred Sheep Killed.
About half-past two o'clock yesterday afternoon
a terrific collision took place on the New Jersey
Railroad, at the East Newark junction, between a
freight train, drawn by locomotivcNo. 804, and the
two o'clock passenger train Irom New York, drawn
by locomotive No. tiDfl, the cause of whlcU nobody
in the employ oi the company was willing to
disclose yesterday, but which appears to have
been nothing but sheer carelessness or
neglect, either on the part of the engineers
or the men in charge of the signals.
At the point where the collision took place the
rails of the Centre street and Market street
branches join. The locomotives of both trains
were knocked Into "pi," as were also several
freight cars ami the baggage and smoking car of
the passenger train. As good luck had it. nobody
was killed, though nail a dozen persona were more
or leas seriously injured.
THK MOST SERIOUSLY HURT
was the engineer of the passenger train, James
Stewart, 01 Trenton, and lienry McTighe. a pas
senger, employed by Gregory A Co., Jersey city.
Engineer Stewart was very badly cut up, but the
Newark doctors thought he would not die. He was
sent on to his home in Trenton. Mr. McTighe
had his right leg badly shattered. He
was removed to Jersey City. John Hardlgan, the
baggage master, was injured also, but not se
riously. Henry Hoffman, the fireman, UKewise
suffered painful wounds and contusions. Several
other persons were slightly hurt, but they removed
themselves without aasistance. An elderly gentle
mtu of Newark named Phtneas Jones, who was a
pass"ngcr. was rendered nearly crazv with fright.
As might naturally ?e expected' the people on the
passenger train were all dread full v scared. Those
in the smoking car sprung out of the windows
when they saw that danger was inevitable. A.
gentleman named Plympton, of Jersey City, had
A MIRACTI.ors KMC A PR.
He was sitting in the engine cab with Stewart,
but somehow was thrown out without sustaining
even a scratch. A number of other hairbreadth
escapes were also described to the Hrrald repre
sentative. who visited the scene immediately alter
the disaster. About one hundred sheep on board
the freight train were instantly killed and lay
alongside the track la?t evening. The wreck of
the engines and cars was visited by a large crowd
of people irom Newark and Harrison. A large
force of men were promptly on haud, clearing
away the dflbrls, so that by fonr o'clock travel was
uninterrupted. It was delayed lor a short time, too,
on the Morris and Essex road, as that road almost
kisses rails with the New Jersey at the Kast New
ark jnnrtion. (exaggerated reports caused much
cxcitciMVlit U) Newark |Mt evening,
THE COURTS.
John Browne was charged yesterday, before
Commissioner Shields, with dealing in counterfeit
money, a quantity of spurious fifty cent stamps
was found upon the prisoner when he was arrested.
He was committed for examination.
In the United States District Court yesterday,
before Judge Blatchford and a Jury, the trial of the
case of the United States vs. A Quantity of Human
Hair, olalmed by Hugo Seitz k Co., was com
menced. Tne action is instituted to condemn the
hair, on the ground that it was landed at this port
without the permit of the naval officer. Case still
on. Mr. Simons, United States Assistant District
Attorney, for the government; Stanley, Brown k
Clark for the claimants.
Not long since the seizure of the distillery sit
uated at the corner of First avenue and Thirty
ninth street was effected by government officers.
The ground of the seizure was that the distillery
was manufacturing rum from molasses, while the
license Issued to the establishment only permitted
It to mane brandy from molasses. The owner of
the distillery, Mr. John Boyd, commenced a suit to
recover the seized property, alleging that there
! had been no violation of the license. The case was
brought to a close yesterday, after a trial of two
days in the United States District Court, before
Judge Blatchford and a jury. The jury found a ver
dict for the government. E. M. Shepard for the
claimant; T. Simons, Uuitcd States Assistant Dis
trict Attorney, for the government.
Judge Smalley yesterday, In the United States
Circuit Court, tried the case or David Ogden vs.
Simeon Draper, ex-Collector of this port. The
suit was brought by the plaintiff to recover $423,
being an amount of tonnage duty paid on the ship
Dreadnaught. The plaintiff claims that this duty
having been paid at Bedford, Mass., it was a viola
tion of the law to exact the duty a second time at
tne port or Mew York. Decision reserved. Mr. M.
H. Hastings for the plaintiff; Mr. Tremain, United
States Assistant District Attorney, for the govern
ment.
The case of Thomas McGnlre, a letter carrier at
station G, who Is charged with having opened and
destroyed letters which were given to him to de
liver, was called yesterday, at three o'clock, be
fore Commissioner Shields. At that hour
Mr. B. "p. Russell appealed as counsel for
the prisoner, but tne District Attorney
not being ready with his witnesses an
adjournment was granted till to-day. Soon
after the adjournment Mr. C. S. Spencer came In,
said Mr. Itus8ell bad nothing to do with the case,
and observed that this was a question of law
whether the prisoner had violated any statute of
the United States. He claimed that the prisoner
was a person of integrity and had committed the
act comnlalned of while laboring under Intoxica
tion. The Commissioner rnled that he must first
hear the evidence for the government before deter
mining whether defendant was responsible. Case
adjourned till to-day.
SUPREME COURT? CHAMBERS.
Decision*.
By Judge Ingraliam.
The People ex rel. IJonynge vs. Green.? The statute
only provides lor one copy for the District Attor
ney ; if he orders more the expense must be pro
vided lor in his office. The motion was granted
lor one copy in each case.
llaioeck, Jr., vs. Taylor.? Motion denied, with
$10 costs.
saute vs. Same.? Motion denied.
Clewens vs. such.? Injunction restraining the
publication granted.
Wctlierliee vs. Stewart et al.? Report confirmed.
In the Matter of the Balrd Navigation Company?
Same.
Hume vs. Murray et al. ? Motion granted.
Hose et al vs. Muran^e.? Same.
Society lor the Reformation of Juvenile Delin
quents vs. flelb.? Motion granted.
llume vs. Hanuuy et al.? Motion granted, with
costs.
Campbell vs. Kinner et al.? Report confirmed.
Mayne vs. Mayne.? The facts show sutllclent to
warrant the commitment oi the defendant uut.il he
gives bonds to keep the peace. J udguieut am rmed.
SUPERIOR COURT-SPECIAL TERM.
Decisions.
By Judge Monell.
Smith et al vs. Isaacs.? Ordered that the pro
posed case on appeal and proper amendments be
referred back to the referee to re-examine.
Hazard vs. Dzondi ot al.? Older for commission.
Shelton vs. Merchants' Despatch Transportation
Company.? Order granting an extra allowance of
five per cent on amount of recovery.
By Judge Curtis.
Hoopes et al. vs. Jessup et al.? Demurrer to com
plaint sustained, with leave to plaintiff to amend.
Deer vs. Hayes.? Same.
COURT OF COMMON PLEAS? SPECIAL TERM.
Decisions.
By Judge Larremore.
Knapp vs. Bostwick.? Order icrauted.
The I'eople, Arc., vs. Wright.? Same.
The People. Ac., vs. Hayes.? Same.
Strong vs. Sproul.? Motion denied.
In tho Matter, Ac., of McGuire ? Application
denied.
Grcnor vs. Tompkins.? Application granted.
Leland vs. McCabe.? Motion granted on pavmcnt
of costs of motion and stipulation of defendant to
tr.v cause at present term of the Court.
Arnstein vs. Arnstein.? Reference ordered.
COURT OF GENERAL SESSIONS-PART L
| Conviction of Eli Brown, the Notorious
Western Bank Robber and Counter
feiter?Sent to the State Prison for Five
Years*
Before Recorder Hackett.
The session of the Court yesterday was spent in
the trial ol an Indictment for grand larceny against
Eli Brown, and as will be seen by the subjoined
report of the case the conviction of this prisoner
is an event of more than ordinary significance, the
announcement of which will bo nailed with
pleasure in a number of the Western States,
where Brown has been known lor a num
ber of years as a notorious desperado.
The specific charge preferred against him was that,
on or about the isth of April he stolo $j,400 in
money and a gold watch from Timothy W. Puller,
who was the first witness called by the prosecu.
tion. He testified that he was with Brown all day,
going around town drinking, ami that he lost his
watch in the neighborhood of lour o'clock, on
Broadway, near the Ast or House, on- a Saturday,
and that he did not see Brown till the Sunday
evening; when he met lilm he accused the pris
oner of taking it, but he denied the accusation ;
tnrce or four days alter that Detective Farley
showed him tho watch at headquarters. Mr.
Howe, in his cross-examination of the complain
ant, said that he met Brown near tho St. Nicholas
Il'itel nt nine o'clock in the morning; that, he did
not see the accused steal the watch; that
he was quite druuk In the afternoon, and
that If he gave Brown the wateit for
the purpose of getting some money on
it he did not remember the occurrence, but was of
tho opinion that he did not do any such thing; the
money which he had was the proceeds of a sale of
some property in Chic-igo. Mr. Howe asked him if
he hud never been in the State Prison at Wiscon
sin, whereupon he replied that he did not propose
to answer tnat question unless he was obliged to,
but subsequently said he hail trouble twenty years
ago and was Imprisoned growing out of a difficulty
had with officers because Itf the viola
tion or till Fugitive Slave law. Tfil witue*?
refused to state whether, when arrested in tins
city a few weeks ago, it was because of swindling
a Mr. Couch. Fuller said that he did not believe
Brown stole the money, and before he left the
stand volunteered the statement that when he got
"pretty tight" the other oav in Philadelphia he
stood on the street giving away a good deal or
money to newsboys.
Officer Farley testified tnat he arrested Brown
at, the Filth Avenue Hotel on the 23d of April last,
and upon Informing uim tnat he was charged with
stealing $1,400 and a gold watch from Fuller he
laughed at it, and said be had never seen the
money nor the watch; at that time he (the de
tective) knew the watch had been recovered, and
he remarked to Brown, "You have been telling me
lies."
William H. Butts, attached to the Secret Service
Department of the United states, testified that lie
had known the prisoner for eighteen months; that
on Saturday, the isth of April, he advanced Brown
$2.'> on the watch In question, under instruction
Irom his superior officer, at which time the
prisoner said nothing about the uwuership of the
watch.
This was the case for the people. Ell Brown took
the witness box In his own behalf and said he
came with Mr. Butts from Indiana on the 16th of
April; met with Fuller and drank at several places
with htm, and that Fuller cut his watch off the
guard and requested him to raise sotne money on
It, which he procured from Mr. Butts. The com
plainant never charged htm with stealing the
watch, but had made an appointment to meet him
at the Fifth Avenne Hotel, where the detective ar
rested him.
Assistant District Attorney Horace Russell sub
jected Brown to a searching cross-exiunlnatlon
w.nch brought out some startling facts. He denied
ever being connected with the kcuo gang lu
Indiana, but appeared to know all about their his
tory; wan arrested in May, 1871, in Chicago lor
alleged counterfeiting, but has not been tried yet;
denied being concerned in bruakiug into the Treas
ury vaults in Vermilion county, and did
not drop a satchel containing $18,u00 when
hotly pursned and swim over the river; admiued
that he was arrested on a charge of counterfeiting
at Int'ianapolis oy a detective nameu Becker, alias
?'Dutch Jim;" denied being concerned in waylaying
three farmers, although he was Indicted for It; was
not concerned in a bank robbery at ilinaUale and
was noi. arrested in Cnicago charged with robbing a
jewelry store, nor was there a reward odered in
Canada of $5,iXio each for him (brown), John Mor
gan, Ham Rivers, Harry Homer and "Jim" Carey ;
the witness had read ubaut the Ogle brothers being
counterfeiters, but denied that ho had been en
gaged in counterfeiting for tho last fifteen years.
Charles Heed testified that he visited fuller in
Ludlow Street Jail in reference to the ease. When
this witness was asked by Mr. Russell what his
business was he said that he was a clerk for him
self.
Alter the summing up speeches and the charge
of the Recorder the jury rendered a verdict of
gulltv of grand larceny. Hrown was sentenced on
the spot to the state i'risou for five years, the high
est penalty allowed by law.
COURT OF 6EKERAL SESSI3NS? PART 2.
Before Judge Hutherland.
A Batch of Burglars.
Robert Devlin and James Burns pleaded guilty
of an attempt at burglary in the third degree and
were each sentenced to two years and six mouths
at Bing bing, with hard labor.
James .Sweeney, against whom there were
three indictments, all of them for bnrglary,
pleaded guilty to one of them ami was sentenced
to live years iu the State Priaou.
Charles Rogers, another burglar, also pleaded
guilty to an attempt, ana got two years and six
months at Sing Sing.
Henry Berg and William Redmond each pleaded
guilty to an attempt at gniud larceny, and each
received a sentence of one year in the Peulten
tiary.
A Barroom Mass.
William Akens was tried for a felonious assault
and battery, and was found guilty of assault and
battery. On the 6th December last there vu a
free fight in a barroom on the corner of Forty-first
street and Ninth avenue, growing out or "chuck
ing" due, and Richard Markhaoi was severely in
jured by two men named O'Brien and Akens.
Akens, he swore, hit hint with a club and knocked
him senseless. Akens* story was that Markham
f;ot a knife out of his pocket and was about to use
t on O'Brien, when, to prevent murder, he inter
lered with a piece of a broom handle. Akens was
sent to the l'eultentiary for six months.
JEFFERSON NABKET POLICE C0J1T.
A Child Bun Over and Seriously In
jured? Citizens Locked Up All Night
for Arresting the Driver.
On Monday last Patrick Donahne, of 60 Cannon
street, while driving a coal cart with great rapid
ity through Waverley place, near Sixth avenue,
ran over a child, aged seven years, named John
Keeley, the son of a poor widow woman. Dona
hue did not Btop to see if the little one was in
jured, but continued his rapid pace. Two citizens,
named Kdward O. Tully and John Runnett. who
observed the accident, pursued and overtook the
cart and arrested the tran and held him until au
officer came up, who took all tnree to tUe Fifteenth
precinct station house. Arrived there Donahuo
preferred a charge against, the others for assault
and battery, and they were locked up for the
night and he was permitted to go. on being ar
raigned before Justice Led with Tuesday morning
Tully and Runnett were discharged, and soon after
the mother appeared in Conrt and stated that the
child was in a very critical condition, and asked
lor a warrant against Donahue. This was granted,
and he was brought up yesterday afternoon and
committed to await result of injuries.
Shoplifters Cnuglit.
Charles smith and Will lain (Jrubb were arraigned
before Justice Ledwit.li, charged with entering the
store ot Bennett Williams, 773 Broadway, and "lift
ing" three lace sacks, valued at $69. They wero
detected by a salesman, who procured their arrest.
As other parties desired to make complaint against
them for similar transactions tliey wero remanded
for further examination.
COURT CALENDARS ? THIS DAY.
Supreme Coi.rt? Circuit? Part 1? Held by Judge
Barrett,? Nob. Mia, 2496, 417, 457 mm, 2565, 879,',,
2747, 657, 669, 1043, i!677, 421, 487, Ml, 797, 1611 k.
801, 8411. 97a. Part 2? Held by Judge Vau Brunt
Case on.
SUPREME COUllT? CHAMBERS? Held by Judge
lngraham.? Xos. 55, 69, 70, 7t)?j, 88, lot), 112, 17a, 197,
201, 228, 233, 250, 255. Call 273.
Superior Court? cknekaj. Term? Held by
Judges Freedinan, Curtis and Van Yots;.? Nos. t>,
15, 24, 11, 40, 41, 42, 26, 4. 43.
Superior court? Trui- Term? Part 1? Held by
Judge Sedgwick Nos. 2133, 22-1, 131, 2139, 2201, 202ti,
2169, 303, 2263, 1783, 1859, 13S7, 21)97, 2543, 2041, 2642,
2705, 1231. Part 2? Held by Judge Barbour.? Nos.
2028, 1706, 2653, 1288, 1 14i>, 1A46, ISM. 816, 1596, 182S,
1876, 2024, 1190, 2540.
Court ok Common Pleas? FQriTV Ti.rm? Held by
Chief Justice Daly.? No-. 27, 28, 46, 70, 68, 27, 29, 61,
69, 72. 66.
Cot in ok Common I'lkas?' Trial Term? Part 1?
Held tiv Judge J. F. Daly. ? Nos, 3288, 2396, 45, 1494,
1490, j|69, 165, 067, 2011, 2012, 1651, 3213, 32:14,
3388, .????. Part 2? Held i>v Judge Loew. ? Nos.
2128, 2106, 1215, 2068. 2195, 2071, 2117, 2083, 2142,
2193, 2030, 2121. 2207, 2208, WlO.
Marine Ooi-rt? Trial Term? Part l? l!eld by
Judge Joachiiusen.? Nos. MM, 1881, 1503. lo?4,
67b, 1836, 1973, 1974, 1791, 2109, 2.>::\, 2180, 1OT0,
2610, 1587, 2382. Part 2? Held by Judge Spauld
Ing.? Nos. 2401, 2411, 1509, 2363, 2390, 2065, 2611.
2373, 1947, 567, 2225, 2408, 2410, 2412, 2414. Part
3? Held by Judge Curtis Nos. 2214, 2367, 2502,
1370, 1074, 1S93, 1287, 2260, 2314, 2053, 2110, 2022,
867, ISM, 14.38)4, 1178.
Court op General Sessions? Part 1? Held by
Recorder Hackott. ? Adjourned nntil Monday. Part
2 ? Held by Judge Sutherland?The People vs. Wil
liam cartertj, robbery ; Same vs. Doyle Lyons and
John Newell, burglary; Same vs. James Sweeny,
burglary; Same vs. Reuben D. Nichols, burglary ;
Same vs. Robert Moore, felonious assault aud bat
tery; Same vs. Louis Krt ? ntzer, felonious assault,
and battery: Same vs. Michael McCurren aud
Richard Muldarr.y, grand larceny; Same vs. Adams
Anderson, grand larceny; Samo vs. Thomas
Sweeny, grand larceny.
C3U3T OF APPEALS.
Albany, June 11. 1873.
The following is the Conrt of Appeals day calen
dar for Jtme 12:? Nos. 105, 107, so, 106, 168, 169, 102,
170, 173, 181, 182, 183. This compleii s the calendar
lor this*term. These twelve causes are all now
left npon the present calendar, and when heard
the Court will take a recess until September, when
a new calendar wil! be made.
COMMISSION OF APPEALS CALENDAR.
Albany, June 11, 1873.
The following is the calendar of the Commission
ol Appeals for Thursday, June 12:? No-. 93,'4, 27)4,
72, 82, 88. 97. us, 104, 12 S, 126, 134, 138, 141, 144, 148.
The Court adjourued until to-morrow at ten
A. M.
SOCCO, THE RIVER THIEF.
Coroner Ilcrrmun Investigate* the Cause
of the Shooting? The Offirrm Exon
erated and Commended.
A very substantial jury, composed mostly of
merchants in South, Water and Front streets, was
yesterday sworn in before Coroner /lerrman, at
the Fourth ward station house, Oak street, for the
purpose of investigating the cir umstances at
tending the death of Joseph (Jaie, alias Socco, the
river thief, alleged to have been shot early on the
morning of the ^th lustant, at pier 27 Fast River,
by Officer Musgrove or Kelly, of the Fourth pre
cinct, while in the discharge of his duty, as pre
viously reported in the Herald. Below will be
found a synopsis of tUe evidence adduced and the
verdict of the Jury.
John Musgrove, an officer of the Fourth precinct,
deposed that on the morning of tUe 29th ult. Ser
geant Kelly informed him that there were river
thieves working about pier 28 Fast River; this was
at two o'clock A. M. ; went down to the flock( and on
coming to the brig Margaret, of New Orlenna, the
mate was standing by the cabin door; be stated
that the thieves had entered the cabin and had the
Captain's trunk half-way up the stairs, and that
the trunk had been taken away from them by the
CupUiu; went down to the end of the pier
wilh the mate, and a man ou a schooner
said that three men had jumped into a
white boat at pier 28, and had rowed
down the river; went down to the brig and lound
the door of the cabin had been forced epen; re
mained by the mate until Officer Kelly went down
the dock in search ; be came back soon, at which
time the mate, espying a white boat, said that it
was the boat with the thieves in it; the witness,
Officer Kelly and the mate went aronnd to pier 27
Fast River; the boat by that time had got under
the dock; waited at the edge of the pier; they (the
thieves) got out at the upper side of the dock,
about ten feet from tho string-piece, wheH
the witness showed the light of his lantern
at the boat, in which he saw three men suad
ing up with their oars in the boat; they
hud their pistols cocked, ready to shoot :
the witness cocked his pistol and Officer Kelly did
the same, and firing instantly commenced on both
sides; about fliteen shots were fired t<y tne men
in the boat, while the witness and Officer Kelly
fired about eleven shots; both the ofBcers dropped
on their races at the edge of the string-piece, and
before they had time to fire the thieves tired three
shots at the officers ; the officers emptied all the
barrels Of their pistols; the bout lud drifted about
twenty foot from the dock : one of tin* men wan Bit
ting ou the bottom ot the boat; they rowed out
into the stream and rowed away in the direction of
Wail street ferry ; a captain of a brig said that he
beard one of the men In the bottom of the fcoat
moan, and the others asked him If he was hurt,
and he answered that "he wan gone" or "was
finished."
Officer Kelly corroborated the teHtlmony of Offi
cer Musgrove in every important particular.
Ocnuis Aiannev, one of the boys arrested, charged
with being an accomplice ol "Socco," said:? Uave
been Mealing a great deal: was acquainted with
"S?cco" and saw hint three weeks ago ; was In a
boat with UUn three weeks since ou a stealing ex
pedition ou the Kast Kiver; was with "Socco'* on
the 28th or the morning of the 'jytli.
William Wood, another of the suspected parties,
deposed that he wai> acquainted with "Socco" for
eight years; saw Mm alive last on Friday, the 30tli
ult? In a liquor store tn Grand street; knew lilm to
have been a river lluef.
Eil ward Haas, an officer of the Thirteenth pre
cinct, deposed that on May 31. at three o'clock
A. M., he saw a white boat which had been lelt at
the foot of Grand street, and saw blood on the bot
tom and aide ot the boat.
Deputy Coroner Cusnman, who made a post
mortem examination of the body, testified that a
pistol shot wound of the heart was the cause of
death.
The case was then given to the Jury In a few per
tinent remarks by Coroner Hcrrmaii, and alter a
brief deliberation they rendered the lollowlug
VERDICT.
"That Joseph Gale, alius 'Soceo,' came to tils
death from a pistol shot wound ol the heart ; and
we believe lroin the testimony that eaM pistol was
discharged at the hands or either Officer Aiusirrove
or Officer Kelly, of the Fourth precinct, while in
the discharge of his duty, at pier 27 Kast Itlvcr,
on the morning of May 29, 1R73. The Jury further
consider the action of the officers in shooting
?Socco' as deserving of especial commendatlou."
At the close of the investigation Coroner Herr
man recommended to the jury that some substan
tial remuneration be tendered to the officers for I
their heroic conduct In jeopardizing their lives In j
the public service. I
8DNDAY SCHOOL PARADE AT GREENPOINT.
The Sunday school children of Greenpolnt cele
brated their anniversary yesterday afternoon by
parading the principal streets and participating
In the usual exercises in the churches. Nearly
live thousand children paraded, presenting a beau
tiful pageant, with their bright rlbbous and enor
mous bouquets.
The Churches represented were:?' The Methodist
F.i ixcopal Tabernacle. 5oo chlldreu ; Lutheran, 125;
Presbyterian, I, ooo; Reformed, hoo; Union avenue
Baptists, 800; Christian Kvangelical, 12.1; First Bap
tist and Faith Mission, 600; Kplscopal, 400; First.
Methodist, 300. Richard 8. chapter, Grand Marshal
of the parade.
MARRIAGES AND DEATHS.
Married.
C arroi.l ? Cornell. ? On Wednesday, June 11, at
the residence of the bride's parents, by the Rev.
C. 1). Bice, Jamks Carroll, oi this city, to anna
A., only daughter of Captain H. 1>. Cornell, of
Poughkeepsle, N. Y.
Horcnxiss? AiNswoKTH.? In Brooklyn, E. D., on
Wednesday, June 11, 1873, by Rev. Dr. Chapman,
Guy 0. Hotohkiss to Mrs. Sylvia ainswoktu.
Littlejohn? Murphy.? On Sunday, June 8, at
Trinity church, by the Rev. Morgan DlX, S. T. 1).,
rector ol Trluity parish, William Jamks Little
john to Chaklotte MURPnY.
Smith? Bkdell? On Monday, June 0, In Brook
lyn, by the Rev. William 1*. Corbett, Geokuk H.
Smith to Miss Laura M. Bedell.
.smith? Nelson.? On Tuesday, June 10, 1873, at
the residence of the bride's parents, by the Rev.
C. S. Brown, Jnutts T. Smith, of New Voir, lo
M Arris, daughter of Ellsha Nelson, Esq., ol Culd
Spring, on the Hudson. No cards.
Ultd.
B asskord. ? On Wednesday, Juno 11, at his re
Twelfth ? tree t, Edwakd d.
Notice of funeral hereafter.
Liverpool (England) papers please copv.
Reaity.? On Wednesday, June 11, 1S73, Sarah
Bkatty, wile of James Beattv, in the 42d year of
her age.
The fuueral will take place on Frldav. June 13
at hall-past nine o'clock, rrom her late residence'
23 West Forty-iourth street, to St. John the Evan
gelist's church, corner Fiftieth street and Madison
avenue, where a requiem high mass will be offered
for the repose of her soul, thence to Calvary Cem
etery. Relatives and friends of the family are re
spectfuliy invited to attend. *
Hkooks.? In Elmira, on Monday, Juneo, of typhoid
lever, Apa, youngest daughter ot Edwiu X. and
Susan T. Brooks, of this city, aged 11 years
Burns. ?On Monday. Juno 9, Mrs. IIonora Burns.
beloved wife of Edward Burns, in the ooth year or
her age. J
The irlends of the family are invited to attend
the luncral, this day (Thursday), at half-past one
o'clock P. M., lrom her late residence, 99 Vandaui
street.
Carney.? Patrick Carney, aged 42 years a
native of l^ongford town, Ireland.
His friends and acquaintances and the members
of the Immaculate Conception are respectfully In
vited to attend the funeral, from his late residence
:w congress street, Brooklyn, on Friday, June la'
at three o'clock.
Clowes.? On Wednesday, June 11. 1873, Elbert
Clow ks, aged C2 years, 8 months and 2 days.
Friends and relatives are lnvlled to attend the
fuueral services, at his late residence, 85 Maspith
avenue, Brooklyn, E. 1)., on Thursday eveuiuir lutie
12. at eight, o'clock. Intenncnt at "Hempstead, on
Friday, at 12 o'clock noon.
Cooi ? on Monduv. June 9, at Morlah Fssev
county, N. Y., Catherine Cook.
The luneral will take place to-day, (Thursday)
Jun? 12, from the residence of her mother Mary
Gogin, J4i East Twenty-tlrst street. The relatives
and friends ol tue family are Invited to attend
Cowley ? In Brooklyn, on Monday, jrnne 9 at
the residence of her parents, 247 Hudson avenue
MaryK., youngest daughter of Jamea and Julia
i Cowley.
The friends and acquaintances of the ramlly are
requested to attend the funeral, on Thursday
morning, at ten o'clock.
CuAitiK.? On Wednesday, June 11, Albert B
son of the late Setli Cralge, of Philadelphia, in the
41 st year of his age.
Funeral from his late residence, jersey City
Heights, N. J., on Friday, at half-past ten A. M.
Philadelphia Public Ledger please copy.
Day.? On Wednesday, June 11, 1873, Jamfs P
Day, aged ;ifi years.
The relatives and friends of the family are re
spectiuliv invited to attend the luneral, from his
j late resilience, 344 Kast Twentieth street, on Fri
; day morning June 13, at nine V. M.. when his re
mains will be removed to the Church of the EpIdIi
nny, Second avenue, between Twenty-first and
1'wenty-second streets, where a solemn "hljrh mass
of requiem will be read for the happy reno-ie of
his soul; thence to calvary Cemetery for Inter
ment.
Floto.? In Brooklyn, on Tuesday. June 10 after
: along illness, George Floto, in theeoth year of
hi? age.
Relatives and friends of the family are Invited to
attend the funeral, on Friday, June 13, at half
past two o'clock, from Ills late residence, usa Gates
avenue, between Patchen and Reed avenues.
Gili.en. ? On Wednesday, June 11, RAitnioLoiiKw
Gii.lkn. aged 70 years, native of the Parish of Drum
clitr. county Sligo, Ireland.
ills remains will be taken from his late residence
I 282 Stanton street, to the Church of St. Rose of
j Limn, on Friday morning, at half-past nine o'ciock
where a requiem muss will be offered lor the re
; pose of his soul. The relatives and friends and
those of Ins son, James c. Gilleu, are reapcctlully
Invited to attend the funeral.
j Gi i.m artin.? On Wednesday, June 11, Elizabeth
Gilmartin, widow of John Cilruurtln, m m,. Kjtii
) year or her age.
I The relatives and friends or the family are re
| spcctlully Invited to attend the funeral, from the
residence oi her daughter, Margaret Kafferty ci
Suffolk street, on Friday, June 13, at two o'clock
1 Groth ? Kastern Star Louur, No. 227 F and'a
| M ? The members or Eastern .star Lodge 'are hereby
: summoned to assemble at their lodge rooms cor.
! ner Third avenue and Seventh street, ou T'liurs.
day. at hall-past eleven A. M., ror the purpos,- <?r
attending the luncral or our late wortDy brother
Henry Groth. BENJAMIN CARR, Master.
Jvu> Devins, Secretary.
Haviland.? on Wednesday, June 11 H73
I Patrick II. Haviland, belove* son of Ann and the
late John G. Haviland, In the 33d year of ills aire
The relatives and friends or the family are re
spectfuliy invited to attend the funeral, from the
residence of his mother, 4?4 West Fortv-flrst street
on Friday afternoon, lath Inst., at two'o'clock.
County Derrv (Ireland) papers please copy.
Hokft.? In Williams nurg, l. I., on Wednesday
?
Relatives and friends of the family aro respect
! ruiiy Invited to attend the luneral, rrom her lato
residence, 117 Clymer street, ou Saturday, Juue 14
at two P. M. '
Jahne.? At Curacon, West India Islands, on Mon
day, May 19, Hrnhy Jahne, aged 5s years.
Relatives and lrieuds o! the family are luvlted to
attend his funeral, on Friday, June 13, at ten
o'clock, from the First Baptist church, Grove street
Jersey City.
JKWFrr.? On Wednesday, June 11, Jons L.
Jkwktt, in the 64th year oi his age.
Funeral services 011 Frldav, June 13, at ten o'clock
A. M., at tho new Jerusalem church, Thlrty-flfth
street, between Park and Lexintiton avenues,
Kirby.? At Clllton Springs, N. Y.. on Tuesday.
June lo, Apa L. McKim, wile of John R. Klrby, of
Washington, D. C.
Funeral services Saturday, June 14, at Boston
| Mass. ^
| Lininoton.? At New Lotts, L. I., on Monday.
! June 9, Peter m., youngest son of John aud Maria
: L. Llningtou, in the 21st year or his age.
The relatives and friends of the family are re
spectfully invited to atteud Ins funeral, 011 Thurs
dav. June 12, at half-past two o'clock P. M., froiu
the residence or his parents, without lurther notice.
Merc hant.? At New Brunswick, N. J., on Mon
isq' Dt '* Y w,fe ?r Mafvln J. Merchant,
Funeral on Friday, June 13. at half-past rour
o f lock I . M. from nor lato rcsiclcuco. Trains leave
New iork, from loot of Cortiandt Htreet at 2 an<l 3
Hf,, \ok ;\.M ' an<i f?turn at all hours. The remain*
I will t* taken on to u at illll Ceuieter? lor
I Interment. '
Moore ? Suddenly, on Tuesday, June 10, at Glfr
lords, Staten Island, Mrs. Catharine Moore,
widow ol Daniel Moore, aged 57 years and 8
month*.
The relative* and Iriends are respectfully Invited
to attend the Mineral, on Friday aiternoon, at balf
past two, Irora her late resldcncc, Giffords, Scatea
Island.
McDonnell.? On Wednesday morning, June 11,
at lour o'clock, alter a lingering illness, Mary
McDonnell, In the Uith year of her age.
The relatives and friends of the faindy, and thoso
of her brother*, Alexander, Patrick and Thomas,
arc respectfully invited to attend the funeral, from
the residence of her mother, ^*6 Seventh street, oa
Friday afternoon, June 13, at one o'clock.
Nicholson.? On Tuesday, June 10, ihtii, C athrr
ink Keri.br, eldest daughter of Patrick ami Mary
Nicholson.
The relatives and friends are respectfully invited
to attend the luncral, Irom the residence of her
mother, 134 White street, this (Thursday) after
noon, at two o'clock.
Krinscu.? At Brooklyn, on Monday, Jnneo, 1873,
Jeannir, wife of Julius II. Reiusch, and daughter of
Bartholomew and Jane Post, aged 27 years.
The relatives and Irlertds are respectfully invited
to attend the funeral, from her late residence, No.
81 Court street, on Thursday, June 12, at threo
o'clock 1'. M. ? ?
Rogers. ? On Wednesday, June 11, Mart, widow
ol David Rogers, in the 57th .year ?( her age.
Relatives and friends of the family are respect
fully invited to attend the funeral, from the resi
dence of her sister, 240 West Fifteenth street, oa
Friday aiternoon. 13th Inst., at one o'clock.
Samtson. ? In Paris. France, on Monday, May 28,
Ghacb Bubhley, youngest daughter of the lata
George Ssinpsou and Isabella If. Sanioson, of
Hallowed, Maine, aged 16 months and 12 days.
Schenck. ? At Avon hpriuus. on Sunday evening;
June 8, of rheumatism of the heart, Francis h.
8uur.Ni!*, in the 4sth year of his age, youngest sou
of the late Peter H. Schenck.
The relatives and friends are respectfully invited
to attend his Mineral, at Christ cuurch (the Rev.
l>r. Thompson*, corner of Thirty-fifth street and
Fifth avenue, this (Thursday) aiternoon at half-past
four o'clock.
Scott.? On Wednesday morning. June 11, James
Alexander, second sou of Alex, and Annie R.
Scott, in his 3d year.
Funeral on Friday. June is, at two o'clock, from
the residence ot his parents, liramhall avenue,
between Ocean and Jackson avenues, Jersey City
H eights. Friends are Invited.
Standish.? On Wednesday, June 11, Nrllie,
onlv child of Lydia and the late John A. StandiaU,
In the 5th year of her age.
The relatives and friends of the family are re
spectfully invited to attend the funeral, from the
residence of her grandfather, Alfred Emanuel, 700
PeKalb avenue. Brooklyn, on Saturday aiternoon,
June 14, at two o'clocK. . m ,
Thomas. ? On Tiicsiav, Jnne 10, in Warren town*
ship, Somerset county, N. J., Mary Eorrii, Infant
daughter of Joshua if., and Mary Thomas, aged 10
"van Winkle.? At East Passaic, N. J., W ali.iwg.
second son of John W. and Lizzie Van Winkle, aged
5 years.
Funeral from house on Thursday, June 13. 1S73,
at three o'clock P. M. Train leaves foot of Cham
bers street at 1:45 P. M.
W atkins.? On Tuesday evening, June 10, Geo rue
Watkins. in the 53d year of his age.
The funeral will take place on Thursday, 12tti
inst., at three o'clock P. M.. from his late residence,
207 Raymond street, Brooklyn.
White. ? on Monday, June 0, 1873. snddenly,
Robkkt F. White, In the 4?h year of his a;*e.
The relatives and lrleudB of the family ?ro
respectfully invited to ntiend his funeral, from tho
Hoboken Methodist Episcopal church, on Thursday,
June 12, at one o'clock P. M.
Boston and Ulster county papers please copy.
White.? On Wednesday, June ll, Maurice
White, native of Cork, Ireland, aged 46 years.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to
attend his funeral from his late residence, 447 Bast
Thirteenth street, on Friday, June 13, at one
o'clock precisely.
Obsequies of the Late Minister Orr.
The members of Merchants' Lodge, No. 709, P.
and A. M. are hereby summoned to attend an
emergent communication of said lodge, at Its
rooms, 117 West Twenty-third street, New York,
on Friday, June 13, 1873, at a quarter to two
p. M., sharp, for the purpose of paying the last
tribute or respect to the remains of the late M. W.
James 1,. Orr. P. G. M. of Masons, ot .South Caro
lina. JOSIAII MOORHKAD, Master.
Morton Commandery, No. 4, K. t'., Stationed
at New York City.? Sir Knights? You are hereby
summoned to assemble at the asylum, corner
Grand and Centre streets, on Friday, Juno
1U. at one o'clock P. M., In full uniform, to act as
escort to the cram! Lodge, on the occasion of the
funeral or late Past Grand Master James L. Orr, or
South Carolina. By order.
GEORGE SMITH, Acting Commander.
S. V. Gardner, Recorder.
Greenwich Lodge, No. 467, P. and A. M.? Tho
members ol Greenwich Lodge, No. 4?7, F. and A.
M are hereby summoned to assemble at the lodge
room, corner of Fourth and Greene streets, at two
o'clock P. M., on Friday, the 13th Instant, lor the
purpose of attending the luneral or M. W. James
L. Orr, P. G. M., or South Carolina. Members will
appear In black clothes, black silk hat and white
gloves. M. U. ABRAHAMS, Master.
William B. Snore, Secretary.
St. John's Lodge, No. 1, A. Y. M. ? The members
of St. John's Lodge, No. 1, A. Y'. M., are hereby
summoned to assemble at the lodge room, Booth's
Theatre bnllding. corner Twenty-third street and
Sixth avenue, at two o'clock P. M., on Friday, the
13th Inst., for the purpose of attending tho luneral
of M. W. James L. Orr, P. G. M.. of Sonth Carolina.
Members will appear in black clothes, black silk
liaf and white gioves. _ .
SAMUEL C. LOWNDES, Master.
Jos. TIur!>, Secretary.
Eastern Star Lodge, No. 227, F. and A. M.?
Members art! hereby summoned to attend a special
communication, at their rooms, on Friday, 13th
Inst., at two o'clock P, M.. lor the purpose or at
tending the funeral of M. W. Brother Orr, of South
Carolina. Members are requested to wear black
silk hats, black clothing, white aprons and gloves.
By order. BENJAMIN CAllR, Master,
j. Drvinp, Secretary.
Ocran Lodge, No. ISO, F. and A. M. ? The mem
bers are hereby summoned to attend a special
meeting of the lodge, at their rooms, No. 6 Uuton
square, on Friday next, at two o'clock P. M. sharp,
lor the purpose or attending the Mineral of the late
M W. Brother James L. Orr. Attention Is called to
dress repuired by General Committee on Funerals.
By order JOS. M. DURFKK, Master.
Attention, Sir Knuihts.? sir Knights of Camr
de Lion Commandery, No. 23, you are hereby or
dered to assemble at the rooms, No. 8 Union
square, on Friday, the 13th Inst., at one o'clock P.
M., armed and equipped as Knights Templars, to
assist In the funeral ceremonies of Sir Knight orr.
By order of the E. C. ? ?
CHARLES W. SY, Recorder.
Independent Loime, inr?, F. and a. m.?
Brethren, you are hereby summoned to attend a
special communication, at the Lodge Rooms, No. 8
Union squure, on Friday, June 13, at one o clock P.
M. sharp, lor the purpose of participating In the
luneral ceremonies ol the late M. W. Brother
L' ?rr' %?M ASDBKWffl, M.
J. H. Garrison, Secretary.
Brethren of sister lodge* are cordially inviteu.
Chancellor Walworth Lodge, No. 271, F. and
A. M.? Members are requested to meet at their
rooms 33 Union square, on Friday. June 13, at two
0'cIock P. M. prompt, to participate in the luneral
obsequies of the lute P. <!. M. tienerai J. L. Orr.
JOHN A. MOORE, Master.
Frederick W. Herri no. Secrctury.
Putnam Lodge, No. 33*. F. and A. M.? Breth
ren, you are hereby summoned to meet at the
lodge room, Odd Fellows Hall, corner of Grand and
Centre streets, on Krldav at hair-past one o'clock
P. M., preparato v to attending tho Mineral of M.
W. James L. orr, P. G. M., of South corolma. Mem
bers will appear in dark clothes and black hats
R. R. BOWNE, M.
George H. Fokman, Secretary.
York Lodue, No. 197. F. and A. M.? Brethren,
you are hereby summoned to assemble at tne lodge
room, corner of Bleecker and Morton streets, on
Friday, the 13tli instant, at half-past one P. M. for
tae purpose or attending the Mineral ol M. w.
James L. Orr, P. G. M., of South Carolina. Mem
bers will appear in black clothes, black silk hat and
white gloves. W. S. VAN D1 KE, Master.
E. Gasong, Secretary.
Asylum ok York Commandery, w. n. kNionr*
Templar?, Eighteenth street and Eighth avenue.
June 12. 1873.? Sir Knights, you are hereby ordered
to report at the asylum, on Friday, June 13, at
hair past ten A. M.. to attend the Mineral obsequies
of M. W. Brother Jamas L. orr. You will appear In
full dress uniioriii. Bv order,
JEROME BICK, Commander.
John Hoole, Recorder.
Columbian Commandery, No. 1, K. T.? sir
Kniirhta are ordered to assemble at their aayium,
corner (irand and Centre streets, In full uniform,
on Friday. June 10, at half-past twelve o'clock, to
participate m the funeral obsequies of the late
p. G. M. Geueral J. I., Orr. By order.
Walter m. fi.rming, m. d.,
Eminent Commander.
Corinthian Lodoe, No. 488, F. and A. M. - Breth
ren? You are hereby summoned to attend a special
communication at tnc Lodge Room, on Friday.
June 13, at two P. M., for the purpose of attending
the fuueral of Jame- L. Orr, P. G. M., of South
Carolina. Brethren are requested to appear in
black clothes, black silk hats and white gloves.
By order, GEORGE G. S. DAVIDSON, Master.
George F. Thornton, Secretary.
ST. NICHOLAS I A) DUE, 321, F. AND A. M.? BTOttl.
ers? You are requested to attend a special com
munication or the Lodge, on Friday, June 13, at
three o'clock P. M., for tne purpose of participating
In the funeral obsequies of the late M. * . Brother
James L. Orr. be clothed In black, high hats,
white gloves and aprons. w.
Edward A. Rogers. Secretary.
Globe Lodge, No. 58*, F. afd a. M. ? Brethren?
You are hereby summoned to meet at the loogo
room, No. 8 Union square, Friday, 13th Inst., at two
o'clock P. M., for tho purpose of joining in the
funeral solemnities of the late Hon. James L. orr.
Rrethren will appear In dark clothing, black hats,
white gioves aud aprons. By order.
SAMUEL S. PATTERSON, Master.
James E. Halsky, Secretary.
Monitor Lodge, No. 528, F. and A. M.? The mem
bers of Monitor Lodge, No. 528, F. ana A. M., aro
I hereby auuiiuouec to attend a special <^mmunlca
tion at their rooms, No. 117 ?est TweutJ;^'r,J
street on Friday, 13th Inst., at ha f-past one o cl<Kk
1*. M., lor the purpose of atteuding Hi? funeral ot
M. W. Brother Orr, P. G. M. of South Carolina.
abkam h. seixas, Maator.
r. H. Jacobs, Secretary.

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