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Coronation of the Successor of King Eyo Honesty VI. KINO HEN SHAW TCM FOSTER. <lneen lietcria and King Archibung 111. Con gratulate Him. TEA, TOM-TOMS, BRANDY, SODA WATER. The Liverpool Post publishes the following inter esting comui umcauon from a correspondent in Y/ eat Africa: ? OLD KYO HONESTY'S IC00M80B. Since the death, some years ago, 01 Kirur Eyo Bone?ty VI., 01 Creek Town, OU1 Oalabar, the chiefs and freemen of the country have been anxiously deliberating as to who should be elected us his sue- j <f>ssor; and at a palaver held on the 28th ol Janu- \ ary last they unanimously decided to elect Chief | Ilcnshaw Tom Foster, grandson ol "Old j King Eyo," and cousin to the last King, j lienshaw Tom Foster oecaine a convert to Chris- j tianlty about fifteen ye.iw and has only one wife, who has also been brought up by the United 1'reebyterian misMoiiar.es at Creek Town. The mission people have ureal hopes of him, and think 1t is a beginning ol better things in Old Calabar. The resolution arrived at on the 28th January -was deterred on account ot the death of the late Consul Livingston until her Britannic Majesty's Consul, George llurtiey, Esq., could be present. ?Consul Hartley arrived in Old Calabar on Saturday, Slst February, by the Royal mail steamer Bonny, and It was arranged that the coronation should t ike place on Wednesday, 25th February. TOE DAY OP CEREMONIAL. On Wednesday the Consul, accompanied uy the members ol the Court of Equity, comprising nearly All the European traders on the river, several members of the mission at Duke Town, Ac., leit the ships at about eieveu A. M., and a' out noon arrived at Creek Town. On arrival there they ?were verv kindly received, and an agree . ble hour was spent at che mission house m conversation with the ladies and gentlemen who labor in the mission field at Creek Town. The scene at Creek Town was very lively, all the principal men's houses being gaily decorated with flags and ban ners of every imaginable description and color, crowds of almost naked natives paraded the town, beating tom-toms, ringing bells, tiring guns, shouting and bawling as only an African can wien he is enjoying a holiday. Swarms ol naked urchins of both sexes in tested the beach, rushing in and out ol the water, scouting and jelling and makine all sorts of grotesque gri maces on the arrival of any boat containing "white man." IN THE CHTTBCH. At about one o'clock the church bells rang ont, this being the signal agreed upon to let the Europeans know that ail was ready, aud all walked down to the Mission cnurch, where it was arranged the coronation should take place. The Consul was accompanied by the Rev. Messrs. An derson, Ideerly aud < ampbell; Mrs. Edgerly, Mrs. ? ampbell, Mrs. RobertsoD, Mrs. Sutherland, Misses Paterson and Edgerly, I)r. Howetson, Captain W'aiker, Mr. Strawbrldge, Mr. Ellis, Mr. Martin, Mr. ?White, Mr. Grant, Mr. Brown, Mr. Johns, Mr. Pond, Captain Hamilton and Mr. Henderson, of the steamer Bonny, Ac. The scene inside the church was very amusing, The Europeans occupied seats on oile side the reading desk, the opposite side being occupied bv representatives irom Cobham Town, Henshaw 1 own. Old Town, Ac., and some members oj the t'reek Town mission church, among whom was I Kapaibo, the recently and first ordained native missionary in Old Calabar. Tue iront seats, or those lacing the desk, were occupied by the chieis and head men of Creek 'lown, and they certainly looked very picturesque with their gaudy loin cloths of ricniy embroidered damask aud velvet in ?"very conceivable color. Next came the Iree lemales or family of the Eyo's, among whom were the lamily of the King elect; his motaer, clad In cotton singlet and small loin cloth, looking demurely ridiculous on all pertaining to the ceremony. Accom, anving her were three daughters, sisiers to the Kiue, nretty lair specimens ol Airlcan beauty, similarly but rather more clothed. Next to them were the adherents, candidates, Ac., connected with tne mission, and last "the public," at least those who were lavored or permitted to be present. During the assembling or the audience the noises at nines was dealening. Joy and happiness were depicted on every countenance, and the laughing and guttural sounds neard all over the structure showed the fun was emoyed immensely. Some thing like order was obtained, aud the Queen elect was ushered in and conducted to a seat on Uie European side, among the European ladles. THE MONARCH ELECT WAITING FOB THE CBOW.V. The King, who was present during the whole time the loregoing was taking place, ciad in frock ooat, wtute vest, trousers aud b, ota, then took his seat in an armcti.ar im.ne Ha:ely opposite the desk, over ti e bacit of which was spreau wnat had once been a dressing gown, madeoi groeu damask embroidered with Japanese work, and liued with red flannel, but what was alteiwarJs to be used as the royal robe ol s ate. Be lore him. on a table, j .were the crown and sceptre? the iormer manu- j laciured 01 tinsel and gold, lined with scarlet vel vet and ermine, and surrounded by a ball and fct, George's cross of solid gold ; the -ceptre was con structed of brass, burnished with gold. THE SOUKC* OF LEGITIMATE POWEB. ' The proceedings commenced with tlio leading chief walking up to the desk, on which lay several documents, and, selecting one, read, flrst in hhc and then in English, tne requisition to Ilenshaw Tom Foster, Esq., to become King of Creek Town and Its dependencies, signed by all the chiefs lor tnem-elves and all their families. Then lollowed ! another chief, who read Foster's acceptance, and wn > was in turn succeeded by auother belonging to the deceased King's laimir. who read the 101 lowing document, winch was signed by his Maj esty publicly in presence of all assembled 1, llen-ihaw Tom Foster Chief of t'reek Town, Old Cal abar. hereby accept ihe position ol king of Creek Town aud it* dependencies, on r li? bams 01 ilir- agreement en tered into between the ehieis ol said town and myself, dated January ?*. lrf74 8itrned on thisttth day ot Febru ary, loTi. tro HONEST If VIL, kina oi Creek town. UNCTION OF THE CHURCH. The Rev. Mr. Edgerly, the senio; m sslonarv of Creek Town, then came lorward aud auked whether It wus the unanimous wisti ol ti eg ntie men ol Creek Town that Uensnaw Tom Foster should be king, aud, being answered in the afflr mative, then asked the King if he would rule tne people in accordance with tue Word 01 God, and lie replied. '-Yes." ihe reverend gintleuien then cu^axed In piayer in Efic and English, al ter which thaoniell requested the Consul to place the crowu upon the Kind's head. The Consul, taking the crown in his hands, said "I have much pleasure, as the representative of Her Britannic Majesty on tins occa ion, in acceding to the request of the duels and neudmen of Creek Town that I should p.ace this crown upon your head, which I now do, and hope that the friendly leeling between your country and Great Britain, 'whlcn has existed so Jong, ma.v i/e still further cemented by your acces sion to thp kingship. and I wish you long Uie aud liappiueas aud a very successful reign." CUEKKY Bt T BILIOUS. The Europeans then gave th.ee cheers, as hearty as bad livers aud Airlcan debility would permit, which were taken up by the natives luside the bunding and echoed by those outside, and a salute was II rod from several cannons placed in the vicinity ol the river, J'ALACK FETES ? TEA, BRANDT AND TOM TOM ? WHITB MAN ARISTOCRACY. Alter those preseut had congratulated H i Majesiv, the King, chiefs and headmen, -accom panied 0 y the deputies irorn the other Calabar towns aud ail the Europeans, adjourned to the palace, a new, substantial wooden building, simi lar in ad respects to the houses in whicn the Anglo Airicans reside. It is constructed on piiiars, h anding about eight feet Irom the ground, and in this place under the house tnree tables were placed alongside each other, with coveis laid lor up wards of eighty. The table on the right was devoted to the accom modation of the white peop>e. it was presided ?ver oy the King, supported right and lelt by the Consul and the Queen; the Kev. Mr. Anderson, the senior missionary ol Old calabar, taking the bot tom seat. ? Tne other tables wore used for the accommoda tion of the native chiefs and headmen, each ben g presided over by one of the high dignitaries of the country. The repast, which was purely native, consisted ot black soup aud loo-ioo, palm oil, chop, idia kong kong, waabia, koukas, jams, Ac., an i>eing compounded of goats, iowls, monkey, va rious descriptions of herbs, peppers, paim oil, &>?., carried in calabashes Irom the portion of the build ing devoted to the women, who perform all cook ing, on tne heads of female slaves, and placed upon the tables by male slaves, who acted tne rart of waiters. Each tabic would have about, wenty to twenty-five hundred weight, of "chop," the native idea of hospitality beta* quantity more than quality. ?TO THS SINfl AND qVKES." Alter grace by the Kev. Mr. Anderson, the guests, tooth native and European, did ample justice to the viands, which were accompanied by an un limited supply of mlmbo or palm wiue, and the same ten tie man having returned thanks, the Con sul proposed the "Health 01 the King and yueeo," wbic.i wa* drunk in mlmbo, with great, enthusi asm: cheers uetflg given accompanied by any amount oi native yelling, whlcn was graociuliy ac knowledged !,y His Majesty. KII'KS, TOBACCO. IHIANDT 4NI? TSA. The coujbaur tuen adjourned to the upstairs apartment* of palace, where pipes were aiuoked and "brandy aud sodas" drunk by the Ku roiieana no as to dispel the ill effects of the mtmbo. A native procession waa then lormed. headed by the Kiug and train bearers, and followed by all the i-bieis. who paraded the villfire. beating tom toms, Ac., aud accompanied by the ?fo bell, for sotna hour.*, during which time the Europeans were enjoying a capital tea, kindly provided by the I ladies conuected with the missiou; _ after which they took, their departure from Creek Town. UOKliBKCIAL AND HOY Al. CONi. U ATCI-A TIOMS. On the following days ( i tmrsday and Friday) | meetings ol the cnlefs and trader#? European and , uutivc ? were held on hoard the hulk William i Prows#, th ? Cousai being present as also Kiug Eyo Honesty V!L of Creek Town ? King Archioong ill. oi Duke Town bemir represented bv deuuty? j w.ien the various trading treaties were revised ami several concessions in ad a by the natives, par ticularly their agreeing co open the palm kernel i trade, which ?iii bo a great advantage to the European trader*. When the business of the meeting was over Captain w.ilker rose and said:? "1 rise to propose a vole of thanks be. ore we conclude this meeting to our most v\ orthy Consul lor the very courteous | and nOatiie manner in watch he has conducted the ! proceedings ol both to-day and the previous davs, and hope the uew arrangement* will move to the beuettt oi all parties can erued. 1 still hope that the outstanding question (Ho. 26 article) will be amlcaoly settled on his next visit here. (Cheers.) from the verv kind and patient manner in which our worthy Consul nan moved anions us during lus short visit I am sure it will give us all great pleasure to hear oi iils prosperity, success and good health." (Applause.) This was seconded by Mr. C. i. Str&wbridgo. and. alter cheers being giveu repeatedly lor tue consul, the meeting separated. MIGHTS OF PYTHIAS. Sleeting ot the Supreme Lodge of World Knights? I'pward* ot 4,009 In Council Report of the Supreme Chancellor? A Bad Financial Showing. rirrsBraa, Pa., April 21, 1874. The Sapreme Lodge of World Knights ot Pythias commenced its session at tills city to-day. Up wards of 4,000 knights are in attendance, embrac ing delegates from New York. Chicago, Boston, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Philadelphia. Mount Holly, N. J.; Jersey City, eounellsvllle, Baltimore, St. Louis, Cum bet laud, Elizabeth and various other cities of the country. Baltimore sends the strong est delegation, which is headed by a regimental | band of the Maryland Fifth. The hotels are filled | to overflowing with visitors and members of the Order. Tue Lodge convened this morning at ten o'clock, delegates being conveyed thither accompanied by bands of music. After an address of welcome the several recptlon representatives vacated the hall and the Supreme Lodge went into executive session. The following distinguished gentlemen were ! present:? Samuel Ueed, oi Mount Uolly, N. J., & V. P. ; H. C. Berry, o: Chicago, a. P.; a, s. Davis, of ? New Hampshire, s. V. c. ; W. Long, oi Saginaw, Mich., S K., aud C. W. B. Kennedy, o: Ohio, n. G. ; Joseph D. Wicks, of Pi;tsburg, S. L. S., and C. 11. : llodguson, oi Western Virginia, S. o. a. TUB BOLL Otf JURISDICTION was called, when it was discovered that all the State-, in the Union were represented, save Ala bama, Calilornia and south Carolina. The report oi the supreme Chancellor, consist ing ol a pamphlet or sixty-one closely printed pages, was read, ihe repi rt stated that mauy oi the troubles and tribulations oi the year were due to I tue DEFALCATION OP CI ARENCB if. BURTON, the Supreme scribe, who.e peremptory resigna- 1 lion was accepted in June last. Alter getting matters straightened out It appeared that the Supreme Lodge owed $'.',344, witn reliable assets amounting to fl,337, leaving a deilclt of $s,ooe, which amount, was met by loan on bonds of the Order. The fluaucial difficulties we e thus goi rid of, and the Grand bodge question was decided by the Grand Chancellor to be deierred to the action or the session now in this city. The re port reiers to the changes in the German ritual, also the ritual in the Spanish language, made necessary by the organization or a number of lodges ol Scandinavians. The Graud Lodge Nevada was instituted under au order issued on the ."1st day of Marcn last, making thirty-three grand lodges and jurisdictions ou the roll. ihe. Cnaucellor summarizes his conclusion lrom the past atter the loiiowing fashion:? First, this body Is too laige; second.it meets too olten; ftilrd, your expenses are bevond vour revenues; fourth, the sources of revenue are rap idly tailing, with a more than commensurate in crease ol expenditures, 'l'ne report closes with words ot encouragement and hope that the acts of this session may be pregnant oi good. The election of officers takes pluce on Thursday. A grand parade will take place to-morrow. THE NEWARK RING IN COURT. Important Decision In the Broadvrell (usr? The Motion to (^naah Denied? Trying to Puik Through the Uther Official* on Technical Quibbles. The April terra of th? Essex County Court opened at the Court House iu Newark yesterdav.' There were present a large crowd of citizens, including many local notabilities and almost the entire batch 01 city official*, trie interest being occasioned by the fact that at this term the trials will come on of tnose officials indicted by the two last grand juries. Indeed, the cases came ui> yester day and occupied nearly the entire day. The Grand Jury being sworn in, Judge Depue ad dressed the members. He had no formal charge to make, but counselled them to pay strict atten tion to their solemn oath, preserve the strict est secrecy and fudy, fairly and impar tially Investigate all matters which might come before them. The list of grand Jurors is as follows:? Andrew A. Smailey (fore man), Morgan T. Baxter, Alexander Turnbull, Ed ward Scluckhaus, Charles Marsh, Francis Qoeken, Augustus F. Spaeth, Bernard J. l ord, James T. Van Ness, Philip Zusi. James N. Unify, John Lewis, Joun Cunningham. Edward Dunn, Newark; David Dodd, Orange; Anthony Francisco, Beileville; Hiram Cook, Caldwell ; James M. Holmes, Mout- - clair; William A. Ludlow, Clinton; Joseph F. s.inxar, Bloomfleld; Austin M. Knight, East Oranire; Henry B. Duncan, Franklin; William N. Williams, West Orange. JUDICIALLY 8QUAS1UN<J BROAD WELL'S MOTION TO QUASH. The Grand Jury disposed of, Judge Depue de livered his decision on a motion made and argued by tti* deiaulte r Broadwell's counsel to quash trie indictments against Mini. Tne argument 01 coun sel was that the Indictment charged Broadwell with iion-ieasancc in not payinir over to the Comp troller the citv funds. Tne organic law, it was urged, provided t.iat ttie moneys should be paid to the City Treasurer, and hence the indictment charged Broadwell with an otlence he could not have committed. It was also argued that the | parties namea in the indictment.'" to whom he ncirlected to pay tne moneys are named be their official and no' individual names. The Judge de livered a long decision, tne pith of which is that, as soiue counts iu ttie indictments were certainly sound and others not certainly unsound, and as the practice oi the New Jersey courts in such cases had been to retain such indictments lor a traverse trial, tne motion to quash was denied. Prosecutor Abeel theu stated that the witnesses in tne cases of the state vs. Alderman Stainsby, Commissioner Jo ? Young and Contractor o'con noi, ' gentleman Tom," as he is called, would not be wanted until to- niv. Then begin a long argu ment between counsel for the .state and the ac cused officials and contractors on another motion to quash the indictments against them. Those Indictments are against Stalnsby, Yonnu and ex-street com missioner Honors, strert Commissioner Milllvan. Contractors Michael and Bernard gbandley and Tom O'Connor and several treet inspectors. stains by and Young are charged with having wiiiuliy, knowingly and corruptly used the Knowledge obtained by them in their official rapacity to defraud and cheat the public in order to enrich themselves. The others, and HtalBSbj a.so, are charged with conspiracy to defraud the people in the Sprlngflela avenue pave ment Job. After able arguments pro ami con by counsellors Parker and Guild for the accused, and Attorney-General Gilchrist and Prose- utor Abeel lor the State, the Court took the papers an I re served decision on the matter to tiua:-ti. The gen eral impression among those wiio heard the .In ige's decision in the Broadwell case was that the mailer in the other cases would likewise be de nied ami the trials ordered on. MOVEMENT OF CBU&ADES8. Advance of the Women on the Capital of I'r n nsyl vania? The Opponents of Local Option in Danger. Pittsbcbo, Pa., April 21, 1374. There was considerable of a sensation at the Union depot this evening, owing to the congrega tion oi a larue number of crusaders, who left on the dfty minutes past seven o'clock train for Har rlsburg. Tnelr errand thitner, as stated by Peace Commissioner Fell* K. Brunot? who, by the way, is an out-and-out cold water apostle ? is to make a personal appeal to members or the Legislature for the preveuuou ol a repeal oi the Local Option law. The delegation consisted of about fifty ladies, many oi them wives o( prominent ministers and merchants, They are prepared to bring great in fluence to bear on members or the Pennsylvania Legislature, who are striving with tooth aiid nail to relieve various districts oi a law that prevents tlie sale ol liquors. The women, one and all, had , to nay their fares to an ) from trie Capitol, as the 1 Pennsylvania Railroad refused to euieriaiu their application fot ir?? uauaooruuou. THE EUROPE. Statement of On* of the Salvage Officer* ?Captain Lemarte'i Story Denied. I>r. 0. J. Maoguire, formerly Assistant Surgeon of ttie steamship Greece, and who formed one of the salvage crew placed ou board the Europe, belong ing to the Compugule Generate Transatlantlque, ?yesterday made the following statement In aadl tion to the tacts already published. lu the tlrst place, said Dr. Hacgalre, ! wish most emphatically to deny the truth ol any such conversation having occurred between niysell aud Captain Lemarie, as la reported in his state rneut? viz., that auy stipulation was made with him to the effect that he should be allowed to re turn ou board his ship U he would but go on board the Greece aua make some agreement with Cap tain Thomas. lam the person he apeiks of as ac companying Mr. Hubbard, the second officer of the Greece, aud wearing the ribbon of the Lesion of llouor. Captain Lemarle never intimated any de sire or wish whatever to be allowed to return to his ship at the time we were alongMde the Europe, and at the peilod referred to. In continuation of which I may stite that when I asked him the ques tion, "What is the cause of the leak?" he replied, "I believe the ship has broken her back," and said "that during the storm of the 37th of February he believed she had been greatly injured aud had not recovered from Us effects. Ue had, he said, no confidence lu her since that time, or even since she had been lengthened. He larther said he did < not tliluk the ship could be kept aaeat during the night. Captain Lemarle was asked by me just previous to his leaving for the Europe if he or any ot his officers had auy personal effects they wished to take with them, and were told tf they had any to put them in the Itoats. The reply received to this was, "No. As the passengers have uone or their effects with them we will go without ours." This, I consider, was a clear indication that there was no Intention on the part of either captain Lemarle or the officers to ever return to the Europe. Mr. Uuck, who had charge of one of the Greece's boats, and in which Captain Lemarle was taken off, ordered us to embark lu our boat and the remainder in his, leaving only himself and Captain Lemarle on board, when he h tin sell embarked, followed by ' captain Lemarle. This was done as a matter of courtesy and etiquette, so that the Captain might be the last to leave his ship. This I take to be another clear proof that there was no inten tion on the Dart of Captain Lemarle to return, He made uo reierence whatever to a transfer of passengers' luggage being made, and I deny that I ever made any allusion to returning in the morning to take off any fresh meat, although l asked him if he had any on board. Captaiu Leina rie said there was plenty, but he was so contused that we could not tlud out from him where it was. We did not attempt to lake any provisions with us 011 account of it being so very rough and it was just coining on dark. Mr. Buck, too, who was at th a tune on board the Europe, ordered us away, saving, "Wo nave plenty of salt meat 011 the Greece; we are provisioned ror thirty days." WHAT TOOK I'LACH ON TUB BR1DUK. As aooft as we arrived ou board the Greece I was called up to the bridge by Captain Thomas, who asKed me what amount of water there was in the hold. 1 said in reply, "I liatl heard seven feet." Captain Lemarie, who had Just come aboard, then came on the bridge and was introduced to Captain Thomas, and said there was ten feet ot water m I his ship, and tie believed that she could not remain I atioat t u rough the night. He made no reierence | whatever to returning to his ship next morning; j but, ou the contrary, repeatedly reasserted tits i opinion that she was "uroken across, and could not float." Captain Lemarie states ttiat the following conversation was had between lumself and Captain Thomas:? "As soou as l reached her deck I went ou the bridge where Captain Thomas was at the time. I said to ldm, '1 thank you for vour assistance. I come hereon the assurance of your officer that I shad b& roc n ducted on board my own ship to-morrow morn- > itig.' He replied. 'Ves, yes, yes; that is all rignt. ' ?Alter that we will see what can be done.' This I distinctly deny, lor I was at the side of Captain Tnomas the whole or the time, aud all that passed was as I have previ uslv stated." PKPARTUBB OK THE SALVAGE CHEW. I did not see Captain Ixjmane make any attempt to get into the boats containing ihe salvage crow, , b'lt saw htm standing some distance off talking with | his ottlcers. some ol whom 1 spoke to. Ur. Guil lennrd, us I was about leaving, si eclalty tecum- 1 mended me to take his cabin, which I should, lie said, llnd very comfortable. 1 aiso spoke to sev j eral of the officers, but none oi them said a worl to me about their captain having i been prevented Irom entering either of tne boats. Several of the passengers, among whom were MM. J. G. Hecksi-aer, L. Phenix and C. Kahn. also spoke to me and gava me their cards, asking me to look Alter tuoir baggage and forward it to the addresses they gave me It we should reach port, i lie boat iu which I was to go was being lowered from the davits at this time, and I had to make a jump lor it. If Captain Lemarle had made any attempt such as he de scribes 1 do not think 1 could have laiied to see it. THE FATA I. DELAY. I feel convinced that, had we gone on board the Europe at the time she was abandoned by Captain Lemarie, when there was live pounds or steam iu the boilers, we should nave had her in port at this time. The delay ot a whole night, during which the fires were extinguished, was mtal. The dis- j courairing reports marie by captain Lemarie as to the condition ol his ship had a great effeot with Captain Thomas, and undoubtedly prevented our beiug sent on board the night previous. THE ECBOPK'S BOATS. One other point I wish to re;er to. and that la i the statement that has been made setting forth that the boats belonging to the Grcece were not abandoned and let drlit by their crews when they i boarded tne Greece. In this regard 1 emphatically ' assert that they were let go adriit by thein. for on our second return trip irom the Europe we met i two or three of the Europe's boats floating away, and I made the remark, "?Vhat a piry toseesucn j boats lost!" Their crew-1 had, as soon as they got alongside the Greece, scrambled up the sides and left the boats to take caie ot themselves. NO COLLISION WITH THE EGY1T. "I feel bound,'' said Dr. Mac(;uire, in concluding his remarks, "to say ttiat no coil si?n occurred be tween the Europe and the Egypt, as is reported ; , in tacr, the two vessels were never so near as to make such a thing a possibility. At the time the Euypt took us in tow there was eighteen teet of water in the engine rojm, seven leet In the forward compartments and three leet In the alter compartments. Alter the hawsers parted by which the Egypt was towing ns we lelt there was no hope for the Europe was beginning to settle very last by the head, and the last we saw of her was ner burying her nose in the sea and seemingly unable to rise. I have not the slightest doubt but that she must have gone down, bow first, shortly alter we leit her. Iir. McOulre, as already published, was assistant surgeon on the Greece, and has now come out by the Spain in order to establish hinisell in practice I in this city. He may, therulore, be considered aa an impartial wltncs-. Captain Thomas' Vindication? Proceed ing* Against Captain Lemarle, of the Europe, for Libel? A Warrant of Ar rest (Granted?1 The Grounds of the Salt. Yesterday Judge Donohue, in tb< supreme Court, granted a warrant ol arrest against Captain Lema rle," late of the steamship Europe, of the Transat lantique line, for libel against Captain Thomas, of the steamship Greece, of the National Steamship Company. The action against, Captain Lemnrie Is based upon an alleged libel which was published In a letter over the signature of Captain Lcmarie In the Hkkald and the French paper, the Courrler Etata Vnis , on Tuesday, April 11. The warrant of arrest was granted on the alleged facts that Captatn Lemarle had embodied in this letter several allegations ?gainst Captatn Thomas, which are stated to be untrue and conceived in malice; that Captatn Thomas did not. as alleged, make any promise to Captain Lemarie, that he should be allowed to re turn to his ship; that Captain Lcmarie did not ask to be allowed to return, as alleged ; that Captain Lemarle did not attempt to return to his vessel the next day, and that, therefore, no impediment could have been put In his way: and that wherein Captain Lemarle stated that Captain Tnomas was w anting in Ids duty to his vessel and his position those statements arc grossly and maliciously false. The proceedings taken against Captain Lemarie are of both a criminal and civil nature, aid have been granted by Judge bonohue In consequence 01 depositions made beiore uiptain Tnomas and nls o(tl< ?;rs le it tins port. Captain Lemarle also left New York last Saturday in the steamship Hhein, ol tbe North German Lloyds, but the warrant 01' arrest, though nseiess at present, wttl t>e executed against him in case of his return to tnis port. It is stated at the National Company's odlce tbat the objoct of tbe proceedings is to fully vindicate tlie character of Captain Thomas against the loul charges which have been made against htm. A pubiic retraction ol these assaults is considered necessary aad will be demanded in case ol the French captain's return here at any future day, as the charges made against Captain Thomas are ol a grave nature, and are enough in themselves to in volve him in serious complications. Proceedings, It is said, have also been taken against Mr. George O. Mackenzie, one ol the sons or tbe agent of the French Hue. lor libels published against Cautaiu Thomas. LOUISIANA JOCKEY CLUB. Fifth Day of the Spring Racing Meet* Ing? B. F. Carver, Edwin Adami and Silent Friend the Winners* Nkw Okleanh, April 21,4874. This was the fifth day of the Louisiana Jockey Club races. The track was heavy, the attendance lair and the weather cloudy. ONE MILK AND A QPARTKIU The flrat race wad a rree handicap, one mile and a quarter, for a club purse of $500, of which the first home waa to receive (too und tnc second (100. There were Ave contestants? Mr. Coffee's brown colt B. F. Carver, G. B. Morris' chestnut mare Nellie It, Wm. Cottrlli's bay flilly Sally Watson, A. B. Lewis A Co. 's brown horse Ortolan and A. B< Annabel's bay colt Hunlcldorl. Carver won the race In style, letting In the knowing brigade lor large amounts. Time, 2:18*^. In the pools Sallie Watson was first choice, selling for $138, Ortolan $100, Carver $06, Nellie R. $25 and Hunkldorl $a. 0X8 MILK AND A HALF. The second race was a dash of one mile and a half, for all ages, for a purse ol $500; first horse $400 and the second $100. Four contestants re sponded to the bell, these being 0. B. Morris' bay gelding Edwin Adams, Fred. Lloyd's bay gelding Captain Hutchinson, John H. Stone's chestnut filly Meta H. and A. B. Lewis & Co.'s bay mare Bessie Lee. Edwin Adams proved the victor by six lengths. Time, 2:51 & The pi>ots sold Meta H. $2&o, Kawiu Adams $80, Bessie Lee $38 and Cap tain Hutchinson $26. TWO MrtK HKAT3. The day's sport closed with a race of two-mile heats, lor all ages, lor a purse of $800, tlrst horse (er>o and the second horse * 1 50. William Cottrui's chestnut horse Silent Kriend and A. B. Lewis A Co.'s brown colt Chief Engineer, came to the post. Silent Friend distanced his antagonist in the first heat. Time, 4:06K. The winner was the lavonte ten to one. SUMMARY, Nkw oklkans, La., April 21, 1874.? Fifth Day OK THE STRING MKK11NO OFTHK LOUISIANA JOCKEY Club.? Fikst Hack.? Free handicap, oii? mile and a quarter; Club purse, $500, ol which $400 to the 1 first and $loo to the second. John coffee's !>r. c. H. F. Carver, 4 rears old, by Lightning, dam L'Victlme 1 O. B. Morns' ch. m. Nellie K. aged, by lightning, dam Nora Creina 2 William Cottrill's b. f. Sallie Watson, 4 years old, by Uaniel Hoone, dam Maggie U 3 A. li. Lewis ?V- Co.'s or. h. Ortolan, uged, by D. Doneraile, damCaunry BirdM 4 A. BonuaDel's b. g. Hunkldorl, 4 years old, by Tipperary. dam Creek Slave 5 Time. 2:18^. Same Day? Second Race.? Club purse of $500, dash ol one mile and a half, lor all ages; first horae, $400; second horse, $100. G. B. Morns' o. g. Edwin Auams, 4 years old, by Planet, darn Zephyr 1 Fred Lloyd's b. g. Captain Hutchinson, 5 years old, by Voucher, dam Zero 2 John 11. Stone's ch. i. Meia 11., 4 years old, oy liarry oi the West, dam Louisiana B 3 A. II. Lewis A Co.'s b. m. Bessie Lee, 5 years old, by Hunter's Lexington, dam by Oliver. ... 4 Time, 2:51>i. Same Day? Tiiird Rack.? Club purse of $800, two mile heats. lor all ages; $650 to the first and $ir.o to trie second hoise. WiUtam Jennings' ch. b. Silent Friend, 5 years old, bv Australian, dam bv Lexington 1 A. It. Lewis & Co.'s br. c. Cnlef Engineer, 4 yeais old, by Rtvoli, dam Vtctoire dia. Time, 4:oo^. HORSE VOTES. [From the San Francisco Call, April 14.] The contract lor grading the new race track and lair grounds has been signed and everything be tokens Us completion by the 1st or July. One hun dred men will commence work to-day, and in a levr days more another hundred will bo put at work with horsea and carts. Oy White, who has had much experience in bnilding race tracks, will superintend matters. Tne plans for the various buildings, including a fine club house, hotel, grand stands, Ac., are being prepared by Hugley A fcon, and ih? improvements will all be liist class in every respect. It is reported that George Jacobs, of Grass Valley, will no East next month, to be none two or three months, and will be accompanied by A. Lewis, his trainer and driver. They will probably take along the pacing horse Defi nice, and tne trotters May Howard, tjweetbriar. anu perhaps Jerome, sweet briar is the promising four-year old illly purchased by Mr. L"wis lor $ft,ooo a short time since. [From the Nashville Banner, April 19.] The almost unprecedented floods hereabouts have plsyed havoc with the Nashville race course, 'l'he water, as has already been stated, covers the entire track to the depth of five or six feet, ban ishing for the time norscs, trainers and jockeys to outer localities. Some have gone out to the lair grounds, some have gone to Mcmpms to partici pate in tne races there and others have gone home. Franklin's stable has gone back to Gallatin. The question now is whether, alter the water re cedes, the track cau l>e got in readiness for the spring races, which, according to the programme airejdy arranged, should commence two weeks from next Tuesday. When the water doesdis.tp peai it will leave a legacy of gullies and small ravines on the course, wiiich will be the main trouble to be tided over in the way of getting things into shape. It is thought in some quarters that the track cannot, be irot in proper condition in time. Mr. George Harden, however, Assures us that the games will commence at the dcsiiuated time, as a large lorce? 200 men if necessary? will be put to work qn the track as soon as 'he situa tion will at all permit. Probably in three days from now, with no more ralu. the water will be entirely gone, giving nearly two weeks lor over hauling and repairing. CHAMPIONSHIP WALKING MATCH. Ten Miles for $1,000? Edward Mullen, of Boston, vi, William Brown, of New York? A Fine Exhibition bat an Un satisfactory Result. The ten mile walking match between Edward Mullen, of Boston, and WUIlam Brown, or New York, for $1,003 and the championship of the United States, came off yesterday alternoon at Deerloot Park, near Brooklyn, L. 1. Although the termination of the affair was most unsatisfactory, owing to the principals being interfered with on the last 100 yards of the trial, the exhibition was the finest ever witnessed in this country, and there cannot be any denial or the assertion th.it both the men are entitled to be termed first class pedestrians. j This match for several weeks has excited a great deal of attention and caused much speculation, which took the shape of betting. Both men have many friends, and as one and another asserted opinions of their respective qualities lor en durance and pluck, discussions became heated, which led to the inevitable result, an invitation to "put your money up," and thus many thousands ol dollars were pending on the result. The 7th of this month was originally decided upon lor the trial, but on that day the track was very muddy, which led Mullen's backers to decline to let him walk, though they gave the Brown party $40 for expenses, as an inducement to postpone it until yesterday, which was accepted. At that time Mulleu put himself under the care of John Hay dock, the 100 mile walker, and remained at Beerfoot Park, while Brown sojourned at Baysule, L. I., in charge oi his brother, Thomas Brown, of Providence. six hundred persons, representing all classes, gathered at the appointed place early in the after noon, but it was alter lour o'clock beiore a referee could be agreed Upon, James Glass at last being named as this important otllcial. Brown was llrst upon the track, but Mulien followed soon alter, with the judges? Edward Mallabun lor Mullen and Tony Miller lor Brown? a policeman aud the referee seated In a barouche to accompany the walkers. The word was given at 4h. 81m. Both men seemed the pink oi physical perfection, and boih finally demonstrated that they were an they looked. Brown is 34 years of ane, 6 leet 11JJ Indies In height and weighed In nt? walking clothes 148 pounds. Mullen has just attained his majority, aud thus, ol course, ;s three years the junior of his antagonist. He is 5 feet 8>tf inches in height and his weight yesterday morning In his stocking feet was 140 pounds. The latter was dressed in white merino shirt, drawers oi the same color and material, blue silk trunks aud scarlet and bine stockings. He wore a cap during the en tire content. Brown's walking clothes were a white inerino shirt and drawers, trunks of the same color and material as Mullen's, white stock ings, aud was bareheaded. Amid many shouts and a great amount of push ing and crowding the men got away at th 1 hour aoove mentioned. It was an easy step at first, but beiore the quarter-pole was reached Mullen went to the iront, and, at tne end oi the first mile, which be made in 7m. 49s., was live seconds ahead. The betting, which had been $loo to $40 before the word was given, now as sumed even figures. Easy aud gracefully Mullen maintained the post of honor at the second mile in hm. 42s.? three seconds better than his op ponent. At the end of the third mile the story was the same? two seconds belter? but at the fin ish ol the three and a naif miles they crossed tne score on even terms. The fourth, filth, sixth and seventh miles Mullen led Brown in his peculiar, confidant manner, as now and then turning half around he would smile in the face ol his formid able companion. Mullen by this time had demon ' strated that his lungs were of the bellows chirr ! acter and would aot fall him, a id that ins 1 legs were sound. "H his legs hold out Mullen will win!" shouted a gentleman who is I a good Jndgo, and really so it looked. On the I eighth mile each did hu level best, aud prettier waiving vu never seen. Mullen led Brown three seconds at the end of this, the sixteenth journey round the haUnille track, and at the flntsh or the ninth mile still led him one second. The lun ana excitement bow became or the most Intense char acter. Mullen swung along in his iellsame con iident style, lading his antaK"!"*" u?til the last S turner or a mile, when the latter made an extraor inary spurt aud headed Mullen. This advanced position, 01 aoout three yards, was maintained by Brown until within 100 yards 01 the score, when Mullen came swinging along, and every second was shutting up the daylight, with great chances of ultimate success, when, be It said to the disgrace or the purtles concerned, there were a rush and a crush ou the track in tront of the walkers, wnich in the t wtukltng ot an oye resulted in Hrown being knocked down and Mullen pushed violently against the tence. Mullen re covered tunisell the quickest and passed the score two yards ahead or his opponent. There was much excitement because or this ruitlanly work, aud lor a moment serious trouble was upprehended, but the police present restrained any very wicked demonstrations. The referee left the track at onre. and within hair an hour decided that, the match was "a draw." Had no dirty business char acterized the contest it could have appioplately been termed "the grandest pedestrian eflort ever witnessed in this country." The lolloping is a SUMMARY. Dkerpoot Park, nbab Brooklyn, L. I., April 21, 1874. ? Walking match of ten miles, lor $1,000 and the championship or America. F.ttward Mullen, or Boston 0 William Brown, of New York 0 Mullen. Drown. M. S. M. S. First mile 7 49 7 6f> Second mile 8 42 8 45 Third mile 8 34 8 30 Fourth mile 8 42 8 43 Firth mile 8 ol 8 53 Sixth mile 8 4T 8 48 Seventh mile 9 oo 9 02 Eighth mile ' 8 42 8 45 Ninth mile 8 43 8 44 Tenth mile 8 40 ? Total Time lor Mullen? ih. 20iu. 30s. Heieree? James Glass, ot Brooklyn. Judge for Mullen? Edward Maliahan, of New YorK. Judge for Brown? Tony Miller, of Bayside, L. I. AMATEUR PRIZE FIGHTER. A Connecticut Lawyer Changes Hie Profession? The Bar For the Ring. Nobwalk, Conn., April 21, 1874. The pugilistic "set-to" between Mr. A. Brush, orNoroton. a lawyer, practising in Norwalk, and William Mott, a poultry dealer of Uanen, which came off privately in the latter place early last week, Is attracting public attention and calling forth denunciatory comments from the local press. The legal fraternity feel outraged that one of their number should engage in a "mill" of this kind, aud action by the Fairfield county bar, looking to the disbarring of the impromptu shoulder hitter, will probably be soon takeu. Reports are current that warrants lor tiie arrest of the contestants are out and that they will be brought belorc the tiranu Jury to answer at Bridgeport tula week. NEW YORK CITY. Charles Howard Smith, aged six years, 'of No. 32 Greenwich street, died yesterday morning from burns received through playing with matches. Coroner Crocker yesterday hold an Inquest in the case of Benry Meyers, who fell, a lew days back, and broke his leg. Verdict, accidental death. Joseph Snyder, John Hessler, John Ripley and W. II. Baker were arrested yesterday on a bench warrant by detective Riley. They are charged with assault and battery. For the week ending the 18tli lnst. there were 685 deaths In the city, against 583 lor the preceding week. The death rate lor the last two weeks was equal to 29.16 per l.ouo annually. Mary Hughes was run over in Henry street last evening and her shoulder broken by a wagon driven by John Meyers, of No. 212 East Twenty-flrst street, wtio was urrested. bhe was sent to Belle vue Hospital. One hundred and thirty-two bags of mail matter were received yesterday at the Post Office from New Zealand and Australia via San Francisco, and lorwarded by Fostuiaster Joues to fcuiope per 6teauier Idaho. Peter Sewell, six years of age, of No. 343 West | Eighteenth street, was ruu over and seriously in jured In Twentieth street, near Eighth avenue, by a hearse driven by Frederick A. 'lorry, or Flity flrst street and Eighth avenue. The latter waa arrested oy the police. | The following is a comparative statement or cases of contagious diseases reported at the Bureau lor I the two weeks endinur April 18, 1874: ? Werk ending Jj/tllfi. April 11 April 18| 7V phuid . Cerebri* ttjrinal M mi / if/it u. 1 0! IHph tJus/ Ul. ta Small JtJX. The Repnblican Central Committee met last evening at Republican Ilall. President Hugh Gardner presided. The reports or the special committee on the new primary elections held In the Sixth and Fifteenth Assembly districts were read and approved. The resignation of Cnp.rles A. Flummer. a member 01 the Seventeenth district, and the election ot Karl i>aun to till the vacancy, was announced. The Chairman also announced that a communication lia l been received "im peaching the moral orthodoxy" of the five mem bers rroin the second Assembly district. (Laugh? ter.) Refe. reu to the Executive Committee. The committee to rccelve subscriptions and call upon tlie Mayor to-morrow to induce the city to take some action in behali or tlie Louisiana HUffer era, are Solomon Sterne, of New Orleans; John McCauley, of vo. 22 William street; Thomas D. Cottinan, No. 204 I, roadway; Alexander G. Mack, No. 126 l'ear I street; Wtillum P. Cauipbell, No. t?7 Pearl street; S. Oovas, No. 53 Beaver street; 11. J. Falion, No. 95 Pearl street; John Fox. No. 25 Wil liam street; J. T. Hanemann, No. 52 Exchange piace; Charles Hy nested. No. 7 South William street; H. W. Farley, No. 132 Pearl street; Addison Caminack, Filth Avenue Hotel. BROOKLYN. The receipts of tue City Treasurer last week amounted to $05,456 42. The total amount remain ing in the treasury Is $21U2ti,378. During the past week there were 50 eases ol scarlatina, 5 smallpox, 2G diphtheria and 4 of ty phoid lever reported to the board ol Health. One hundred and seven thousand three hundred and sixt.v-flve persons visited Prospect Park fast week, according to the report ol the Park police. John Sauer, a workman, twenty-four years of age, emploved in the coal yard No. 88 Congress street, died suddenly at that place yesterday. The Coroner was uotiileu. The Finance Committee of the Board of Super visors met yesterday and discussed the bills of the Coroners, which they desire to reduce. No defi nite result was reached by the committee. fhe annual reception and donation visit of the Society for the Aid ol Friendless Women and Chil dren opened at No. 20 Concord street .yesterday. Visits and donations will also be received to-day and this evening. An explanation has been called for in the matter or distributing the receipts of the charity matlnCe recently given at the Academy oi Music lor the bcucllt oi the poor. The receipts amounted to about $4,0)0, and the money was paid to Mr. W. II. Taylor and F. A. Brady, M. D. BISMARCK TO THE HAMBURGERS. Prince Rismarck has replied as follows to a reso lution voted on the 4th of April at Hamburg by an assembly of electors held there, and of which the text has been transmitted to him 1 thank very sincerely the persons who were ' preaent it the meeting in tlie Exchange nail ?>r the confidence shown towards the government of the Kmplre on the motion carried, ana I also thank you lor communicating it to me. The conviction expressed in the great commercial city o; Ger many by influential persons, and according to winch the army should, as an organized member of the nation, i<e constituted in a durable manner, so an to protect naoiflc labor from all violent in terruption, will llnd ati echo in tho country, and m one or the must precious guarantees lor an accord Dei. ween the coleoerated governments and the German Parliament. A COMPLIMENT TO GENERAL BUILER. [From the Sun of yestorday.] Here, asheretolore, with this wonderful man, bo Irrepressible in energy and inexhaustible in le cource, we may he at lault in our judgment. It would appear, looked at casually, 'hat he, like Pitt alter Auaterlltz, might roll up the map oi Massa chusetts. "It need not be opened a;iain (or twenty years." Yet such Is his marvellous recnsatlve power, that when in a gasp of failing breath, he litarta ud with recuperated vitality. SHOCKING SUICIDE IN BOSTON. ' A New York Broker Kills Himsell at the Parker House. Business Failure the Cause' of the Rash Act. Boston, Muss.. April 21, 1874, This forenoon the Parker House was the Bcene at great excitement, the guests and boarders being horrified and excited to an alarmlog degree, when It became known that one of the most shocking cases of sell-destruction which It 1b possible to con ceive of, bad occurred In the hotel. Early in the forenoon one oi the chamber girls. In pausing along the corridor upon the second floor, beard a Strang* sound proceeding irom room 46, tbe door or whloh was locked, which resembled that of a man breath ing bard, as though he wan choking or laboring in his sleep. The girl stopped to listen to the doleful sounds, and at first thougnt the man was possibly intoxicated, but, upon listening airaln, she per ceived a gurgling noise which, as she said to tbe Herald reporter, made her think of blood running irom a wound, and terribly frightened uer. She at once communicated her lears to a gentleman who occupied room 49, opposite No. 40, and he called a porter, who commenccd to rap loudly upon the door, but witbout response. A stepiaddet was at once procured, and, climbing up, he peered through the brass grating over the door. The sight which met bis view was most sickening, in the further corner of the small room, near the window, crouched down upon the floor, partly sitting, partly lying, was the body of a man COMPLKTHI.Y SOAKED IN BLOOD. The head was thrown back, disclosing a yawning and horrible chasm between the chin and breast, from which the last drops or the poor man's Hie blood were oozing. The tied was disarranged, as though some one had Just arisen irom it. The pillows were piled one upon the other, and they were covered with blood. Near the bed there was a razor hair open, evidently tbe weapon with which the deed was committed. The discoverers oi this MOST SHOCKING SUICIDE at once made the matter known to the proprietors of the i'arker House, and word was also sent to the second police station, from whence two olHcers hurried to the spot and broke open tbe doors. The head of the unfortunate man was lound to be nearly severed Irom tbe body, the vertebra being ill that held tne two parts together. CAUSE OK THE SUICIDE. The victim was a man thirty-two years of age, named Julius 1*. Ma.^on, who formerly belonged to this city, but who for about ton years past-has been in business in rsew York. Last Saturday he came to this city and registered at tbe I'arker House, lie was a half brother of Mr. Mortimer B. Mason, who is in the broker j age business at Mo. 17 state street. His | near relatives reside at Andover, Mass., where lie was born and brought up. ilis busiuess enterprises in New York have resulted rather un successfully, and this produced a despondency on his rniud whxh probably led lo the commission of the terrible deed which ended his Ule. In the room where he was found was a sealed note ad dressed to his hall-brother, the conteuts of which gave the reason lor the sen-destruction, as just stated. There were also found In the room a pack age of letters and a i^Uv'q ? . i'NlJ DEED WAS ACCOMPLISHED. * Masoil w^g last ?eeu alive about half-past eight o'clock this morning. Ho had arisen irom bed, Cut on his oants and coat and descended to the arroom. Alter remaining below a i'cw moments he reascended to his room, locked the door and evidently prepared lor the deed at once. The blood upon t no pillows and the position in which tne body was lound near the mirror demonstrate tnat be made two eff rts lie tore succeeding in tus dreadiul design, and mat alter inflicting a wouud upon His throat wtiile lu bed he arose, and, walk ing across the room, repeated it near where he leil. Judging irom the story ol the chambermaid, she must nave appeared at the door very soon a ter tlie deed was consummated, which could not have been lar irom nine o'clock or a quarter past. Coroner Foye arrived upon the spot as soon as possible after the news had been conveyed to him. 1'he body was delivered to au under taker, by whom it will be prepared lor burial, and will then dc turned over to the relatives. Among the LETTERS FOUND IN THE ROOM were one or two addressed to "Lottie," who Is buppo.?ud to be the original or tbe picture wluolt was lound. That "Lottie" was a loruicr sweet heart of the deceased is apparent irom tbe fol lowing extract irom one of the letters:? O bottle I speak I must. You know your lightest wishes to me are sacre<l, but 'ilme's maielilosi tinkers have passed mid l< n tlieir imprint in ci-'lit lorn? years. Have l or nave 1 not been patient T I know lull well tnjr pride kept we Irom you when loriuue favored me so liber ally, and many times, then, have I been upon the po.nt, laittie, ot lyiuif at \our leet, what was erueliy denied me yearn ago. Almost chilled to despair, nutlets, weary, sad at heart, i plunged into business. lu eighteen mouths 1 made $ iijMJi, bud turn. shed rooms in the Pavilion, ou freinont strcot, witli a good horary and horses, <*c., Ac. Still i wan not huppy even then. 1 knew tall well that 1 wanted Society, lor without the ladies we would be strange boors, ll I Could base torgotu-n your coldness 1 fl.ouid have gone into Icgl.imate business in ihe pluce ot sio :k. Bos ton palled upon iuy appetite anil I went to New York, where reverses met me, but never was I so bail as Mrs. Grundy painted me, proving the heartlessness ol those who "lawn only to irown." The community are greatly agitated over this deliberate suicide, and it has been tbe means of exaggerated rumors that a murder had been com mitted in tbe most prominent hotel 01 the city. MYSTERIOUS DEATH. A Mulatto Girl Found Dead In * Dirty Hovel In Philadelphia. Philadelphia, April 21, 1874. A very mysterious case, and one attended by no Bmall degree of horror, caine to light in this city this afternoon, the principal circumstances of which up to this hour are involved in perplexity anu doubt. The report was rendered to a district station house in one or tne lower wards that there was a dead body in a room ol the house located at 6. '9 Middle alley, and an officer was detailed to make a thorough investigation. Subsequently the Deputy cprouer visited the premises, and irom one of the gentlemen who accompanied him I learn the following story Middle alley is inhabited in the main by negroes. No. ooo is a desolate looking house and a perfect rookery. Before entering the room we sought to ascertain a lew particulars, but the parties living below remained entirely reticent. We ascended the stairs until we had reached the s?cond story, when we entered one or the back rooms. A sight of honor met our eyes. Furniture was over turned, chairs hud been broken, the bedclothes were upon the floor and everything in the room was lying about in the wildest con;us\on. The stencil which pervaded the apartment was per fectly disgusting, i pon the (loor. Grouched in an unnatural attitude and dressed in tattered night garments the outline oi a youwc mulatto girl was seen, with her head resting lieavilj upon tier knees. Her hair Was matted and tangled with the fllth in which sne had died. Heslde her wad a shattered lamp, and a tattered dross, with scanty underclothing, lay near by. There are none of us who presumed to judge how she died. The sight waif one at which the most indifferent would have been appalled, and one the I rightfulness of winch none but a visitor can comprenenu. The girt was young, of slight figure aud delicately lormed. No one understands br wnat means she sustained the painiul injuries which caused her death. All we could ascertain there was that she was dead and that she nad died in poverty and rilth. . ? _ There is a sequel being developed, however, which is likely to bring to li?ht many of those cir cumstances o"t which we are at present Ignorant. We leurn that the girl had been married, had sep arated irom her husband, and tnat last night a negro was seen to enter her room. This negro has escaped, but ti.e officers are now upon his track and will use every means to etfect his arrest. It is this ne^ro alone who can five the sta ement winch will explain all. lie partlos living below say that there was considerable confusion above, accompanied by no little noise, but beyond this they pretended utter ignorance- The Coroner's physician, i>r. Hhupleigli, has made a partial examination, but nothing satisfactory will be made Known until to morrow morning at the Morgue, i lie girl appuara tu have died irom great internal injuries aud from natural weakness, which was greatly aggravated by the conuuct of the man. I he severity ot the struggle is evinced In rue contused couditlon oi the room. The name of the girl Is Adeline Oross, but the name ol the man is unknown. SIKKIUG OF A RIVtiE STEAMER. ' Evansvili.k, ind., April 21. 1874. The steamer Cameda was perforated by a float ing log, winch caught between her and the bank, at Ka'elgh at six o'clock last night. The steamer immediately went to pieces and sunk in forty feet oi water. The boat and cargo are a total loss. No lives were lost. The oracers and crew arrived j hereby the lied 'Cloud aud entered a protest, and f proceeded to Louisville by the Arlington. The cargo was valued at teu.ooo, and is lusured in Cin cinnati and Louisville. The boat was owned by Captain Leo crane and William Varble, and wa? valued at $.so,o o. Hhe was not insured. The o?? cera and crew lost most of their effect*.