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BY tfALLAWAY &KEATINC. r.iteit ilvrtlxlna. rt lwici, ;r B-jnare ...SI OO 'ifituiil lu-vsilio'i. per SIJIKU'B SO hjUiV KKAT1N, M C. rtlx4Yi 'JSJ He".d strwt. a, KSATiBh. ( yemfMt, Ten a. -w-f FiVrt or V Vmtoffice of Dfrn.phiA, Term., liiKBPmS A PINEAL SI'S DAY, : . J1AY 10, 1880 m-.C'OKATIOX DAY, This is the day selected for decorating the craves of the Confederate soldier steeping in Elrnwood. The memory of the heroic dad has ever been respected in civilized communities. It is not yet twenty yean since these brave men oBered op their lives a sacrifice to a cause which they believed right, tend it is too early to forget them. It is some tLing more than a sentiment which dictates the observance of the day by floral gifts. It :. a sacred duty we owe to the memory of the heroic dead, and these ceremonies will inspire tho ycung with devotion to any caoe they may espouse. Many years hence, men and women now unborn will read the story of the stormy period which billowed ' the land with craven, and they will revere the mem ory of the heroes Bleeping at Elmwood, as we do the noble martyrs cf the revolution. It is true the soldiers whose graves are to be decorated to-day were the victims of a lost eaase, but the Spartans who fell at the pass of Ther mopy'ao deserve as much credit as the legions that trampled them down, and the little band of Confederate soldiers who confronted the serried columns of overwhelming numbers, Uen rv3 as much credit as the men who slew them. The flowers which will to-day decorate their graves are beautiful tributes of sorrow, emblems of affection, testimonials of remem brance. We deck the altars of our religion with flowers; we garland with them the bride and all the sanctuaries of home, and to-day no sin will be committed by scattering Sow ers symbols of hope and immortality over the ." es of the loved and lost.-' The living Confederate who performed well their part are honored and have been elevated to exalted positions, and with fervid hearts let us scat ter with prodigal hands upon the graves of the dead the significant me mentoes of sorrow and affection. Noth ing will be done to-day to shock the taste of the most fastidious Puritan, unless there be sin in singing and praying and the solemnities which characterize a funeral oc casion or a camp-meeting. The men whose graves are to be decorated to-day died in a noble effort to free themselves from the op pression, bigotry and persecutions of the lunatics that pursued them, and it seems that tho grave does not protect them from the in tolerance which makes it a sin to sing and pray around their tombs on Sunday. No harm can grow out of this discussion as to whether it be a sin to sing and pray at Elm wood on Sunday. The most valuable ser vice which the last two centuries have per formed for Christianity is to be found in the. lioerty of thought and speech which they ushered in, for, under the influence of a free and full debate, religious doctrine rapidly purified itself and bundles of error fell from the back of pilgrims who had long been journeying with the heavy load. The stag nant pool becomes impure unless occasionally stirred, and men's ideas grow contracted and impure unless sometimes trundled by the pen of a free-thinker. Wa need the lightning and the thunder as well as th? ,un and dew scmelhiiig to break np the dau monotony of prejudices founded in ignor ance and superstition. We can only refine the good by sifting and winnowing it, by in ventilation and a comparison of ideas. Irony and sarcasm never destroyed a good cause, Ministers should love an intellectual storm lor the history of the past shows that it leaves tho subsequent air so pure and so sweet and the sky so blue taut the enchanted scene uio?C, compensates for the long days of uiunaer ana tornuLet us all learn to re spect the voice of comac- nui, nrA sincere, but they are often in ti wrong, not withstanding. EvrboJ should respect Sunday. Tb 'aw should prevent the trans formation this day into scenes of dissipa lr nod unlawful disorder; but as to where and how we spend our Sundays, that is a matter of conscience. Under the calcium light which a discussion has thrown upon the Sunday question, the old Puritanical ideas about forcing an observance of Sunday have been supplanted by more liberal views, and tho day is not far distant when all the cnurcues win admit that there is no sin in singing, praying uod strewing flowers over the graves of the dead on Sunday. TUB latsCH HO.UAHKLY BADS. ine menus ot woman sun rage nave se cured another triumph in the New York leg tslature. A bill has just passed referring the question of the right of women to vote to direct vote of the people. The debate in the New York legislature on the passage of the bill was able, exciting and acrimonious. Our present object is merely to vindicate woman from tho curse mania against the sex by an ignorant and ungallant member who took the bold pjsition that woman, intellectually, is greatly the inferior of men. This is another one of the old prejudices, conceived in bigotry and ignorance which has long since exploded. Women were maJe slaves, "hewers of wood and drawers of water" becau-.e she was so disparaged, misused and abused by , wicked men, (hat she did not know her own capaci ties. But time has demonstrated that woman, intellectually, is tho equal of man. Less than half a century ago, women were regard ed as inferior, and no .pains were taken to educate them and to develop their intellects. Ioto a short school life of two or three years was crammed only a smattering of such education as was thought necessary for an inferior being to possess, while boys seldom graduated undor twenty-one years cf age, and frequently much later in life. woman did cot striva to rise above the pop' alar opinion of infeiiority, for she was taught to believe that sho 'waa not the peer of man. Jshs had no incentive to learn or to use the "Kber intellectual faculties. She was kept. down and derided, and impressed with the belief that A woman's attainmetits must be rather small, tt I tie Uteraro tow-cat set ud a auualL But like the little wayside flower struggling up through weeds and uncongenial soil, try ing to catch warmth and mnshine, woman commenced the struggle, and aow blooms in all the purity and loveliness of her sex, the equal of man intellectually. If men who lacked opportunities have made them, so have women, and through much greatur difficulties. Every just man will admit that the hindrances to his rise bear no comparison to those which hamper every effort woman can niuko. Yet in the face of all this she has advanced until she stands before the world eqml to mun intellectually. Girls learn more rapidly at school than boys, and let a girl be ever 10 ignorant of the subject discussed she always bus an opinion, whereas the average boy, under like circumstances, is without 'net or shrewdness. The action of the New legislature is tho beginning of the end Tors, which it. ures woman eonrsge. Men will grant suffrage to women when not hesitate tu w women make np tu the voting popula enough, . igno- it. It is true that tion is already large without rant and venal eaonsn doubling the number, but enfranchw".6016"1 will come whon women demand it. Ferna opposition to tho strong-minded women has impresked the country with the belief that only strong-minded women would vote. ' The great task of tbe agitatois for woman suf frage is persuasion oi thetr own se and ot the conversion of man. If they can convincO our mothers, wives and sisters that they are not sale without the protection of the ballot, and that women are better prepared to work out tbe problem of republican government, then the revolution which they seek to briag about will naturally follow. Ol'UCOXllEBCR AN DOCK HKAXTll Attbeclcaa of the inspection season for steamboats on the Mississippi river last year, the Illinois State board of health, through its president, Dr. Horace Wardner, made a re port of the results of the system in restoring jfidence and breaking down the quarantine barriers which bad almost put a stop to steamboat tmflio and travel from the lower valley. Dr. Wardner, not only an emi nent physician, but a practical, sagacious citizen, directly interested in the commercial and business welfare of bis community, used tbe following language: In transmitting the accompanying statement the Illinois State bottru t health begs to ex press lie Mppiwcmii ! OI lliu .IU, " " lliursl) SUICU lue AHUUIiV IJUruu Vl '"' ii- dered it In protecting tne tial, ponslblyuot fioinao Invasion of y llow-ftver. Out tiiwt vvnoedly fruin tuck iuUmptii.-n ot Inuirl md truffle a haw hither o uniformly (xiUinnit a thrittiat tumniint v that euni-e. hreoiseiy nat turd lftlerrmtlon amounts .!! hmM be il ''Vo'ilt ' i" dollars xnd cents, Lat year the commerce of the port of Cairo miring the ruoiilli of October ".mounted toonlr 4R.9A7 tons rioHhwlse and Malaise its well as south-Use, while tut, rear It amounts to 87.127 tons for the same period. DumiKthe period wtille the inspection sta tion was In commission in s rear, l Ilia vessels of all kinds Exclusive ot b-iiyes, lltfhters, and flits) en tered at tun port of Cairo, as Kalnst only 707 ves sels during the same period last year; and notwithstanding this quarantine of exclusion In 1H7. -ellow-fever obtained ecee-s to the port witn atoiHl niorttlli- of 01 recorded doaths and upward of 100 lestlmHted) cases. This I ear iim a aiimiB case or tne a sense nas oevs sued among ihe 8H.1S penons allowed vo eome into Cairo, nor among tut 20.771 persons passed through the Inspection station from below, notwithstanding fever occurred at 2rt dlsllpct points In the valley during the period. Intercourse with all ports below TtubMivttle, Tennessee. 120 miles south of Cairo, was practically surpended at the date when Inspec tions were b-gun ; but as confidence In the system was established py observation ot Its workings and resulu, one by one the Interdicts were removed, un til by the first of September the sole requirement for entry of passengers or freight Into tbe tiuue of Illi nois from soutuern ports was a clean bill of health (or certificate or Inspection) from the station. A oompsns n of the llore snows tne steady restora tion of river business, train below: In August 5o ves sels, with an aggfegate capacity of 44.tHtf 87 tons, presented themselves for inspection; In Septetnner HO vessels, with an aggregate capacity ot 57.H24 60 tons, and In October loo vessels, with an aggregate capacity of bH,t)07 5 tons. Stilt later in the season, at a special meet ing of the mayor and board of aldermen of the city of Vickaborg, a series of resolutions were adopted - indorsing in the strongest terms the action of the National board in this direction; recognizing the value and benefit which hid been conferred upon that community, lo h in tbe protection from in fection and lu punishing needless delay and obstruction to commerce; and demanding that tho iojpectiou sj stein be made a perma nent sanitary feature in the summer trade of the Mississippi. This demand, tepeated ; by the communities alone the river from St. Louis and Cutrucali to New Orleans, and most earnestly by the steamboat interest itself, was recognised by the National board in its annual report; and an appropriation of thirty-five thousand dollars wrs aikd for to equip and main tain three inspection stations in the river, and a corps of inspectors at New Or leans. Tbe columns of the Appeal, have contained within a few days the official ten' der, by the Taxing-District government, of its quarantine grounds and rstablisbment for tbe us9 oi' such a station. It was anticipated that inspections would cave been begun on May 1st, and some preliminary work was done with tbw view. The legislation asked for tbe boar', however, as well as the othsr legislation r St nator Harris's bill, has been postponed to naka way for (he President makers in coog-tere. Meanwhile the danger ous season draw on apiice; an open-port board of health riigo in New Orleans; very few river towns between St. Ltnis aod the gulf: are in a reas suring sanitary condition none, we have reason to belie v3, so much so as Memphis; and tbo tecsation-mootter is abroad in the land. There may not we earnestly ; hope and strongly believe th-ire will not be a case of fever in tbe valley during the coming sesson. Bub bo journalist, at least, is san guine or silly encqgh to believe that there will be no reports of fevet--and these will be only less damaging than its actual pres encdf With the first one, nnless tbe pres ence and authority of tba National board are felt among us, there will be tho usual pasio, the sensaloss quarantine restrictions, tbe in terruption of trade and travel, the disloca tioa of business affairs and the shrinkage of values which always follows. Senator Har m's bill comes np in the bouse on Tuesday next. I 's prompt passage by that body will be a sufficient indication cf its treatment in th senst", upon which the National board may venture to act forthwith. No represent ative from the Mississippi valley can ask for an indorsement from his constituency with out a clean record oa this measure act merely the record of an affirmative vote, but of earnest t ffrt and successful advocacy. TOR IiITEBPOOIiCOTTOV MARKF.1 We have received Watts & Cj.'s Liverpool otton Report for tbo week ending April 30th. (1'ua nermanent editor cf the Report is at present m -ula cv-) learn from it that Cjlton appeaCd tj hava drifted from its mwrings and lost ijf control; the depression was intensified by dr.cpiJ Prices and the Report distinctly say s "In fa.' we have ,0 recall simo of the periods of deprv,""'011 b which the past two or three years Ot .ba trade were characterized, in order to find a parallel to tbo present hopefes. dullness." Tne arrival of cotton previously purchased "A feature in the week's business baa again b-en the large qunntity forwarded direct to spinners of cotton previously purchased, cither sfljat or for delivery or in the Ameri can markets on orders, and which does not entor into tho daily computation of sale. These figures of the quantity forwarded for weeks past .show to what; a large extent spinners bought during tike period of activity. The. volume of actual spot busi ness has been by so much dimininhed, and thus we see a great source of weakness lo this mirket. ' For instance, thi9 week tbe trade take 60,180 baUs, but of this1 they get 23.880 bales titect of previous purchases, leaving only 36.300 as actuallybought on the market duriug tho current week. As prices n the Aruetican markets were long so much above the parity of ours, we may conclude that spinners mostly bought futures here, and that forwardings cow are largely com rjo3"d of cjttoo tendered under delivery contract-". This U noticeable as contributing to make tenderab'e cottoa unduly scarce as the season adv ances. The decline in prices sicca the eighth ultimo, whon middling upland was quoted on tbo spot at 7jJ, has been ll e6i per ponnd in spots acd fully d in fu tures. This sudden and severe ' shrinkage means that heavy differences on contracts will hive to be met, p.cd this baa created an undercurrent of uneasiness as to the result. The trade demand still continues to run upon clean cotton, and grades above low middling have been fairly salable, considering the limited demand. The ' low grades have ' been in abundant ' supply tor some time, and owing to the abaencd of demand v-lues have been quit nominal. The trade evidently do not yet consider them as relatively 'cheaper than tbe better grades, and until they do so the latter will have tbe preference. .The Manchester, market of lata has lost much of the hopeful feeling it manifested during the first stages of the downward movement in cotton. Dar ing the past lew days there nas been icm; depression, and very low prices for yarnB have here and there been accepted. The stock of cotton held by English spinners we now estimate at 199,000 bales, against 172,- 000 last year, and 131,000 the year before at same date. THE JKTT1ES. The enemies of the Euls jetties die hard. 13 at every day accumulates evidence againd their theories and misrepresentations. The latest furnished is that by a corps of engi neers from tho T.xji and PaciEo and New Orleans Pacific railroads, who have just re ported tbo result of a thorough inspection ol the j itlis recen'ly made by them. This re port status that the South pass, which five years ago was not navigable for vessels draw ing over six feet, is now a magnificent Btream one thousand leet in width, with a central channel varying from two hundred and fitly to five hundred feet in width, where twenty- six fed it the least depth on the outer edges, and wherj thirty-five feet is the average pro vailing depth of the middle. ; This channel, a'so, has projected lUelt beyond the jittit-a, for at a distance of five hundred feet outside tbe sea-walls there is a well-defiaed channel one thousand feet in width, with a depth ot twentjas:x feet on the edges and thirty-two and thirty-seven feet in the center. CAHEKON OX SjiKANrT. Senator Don Cameron, who recently returnJ to Washington from New York, ia the course of a conversation with ' tome poli- oal friends, insisted that he had no other interest in the Presidential contest than to use his efforts, with other gentlemen, " se curing a nomination for the best interests of the Republican portj; that he believed that these desirable ends would be accomplished IV the nomination of General Grant and no civs else; that General Grant could carry the full tfb.oneth of the Republican party at the north, hoJ that he was satisfied he could cirry State .ia the south; and, if no other results wero .accomplished, the important achieve uf-Tit ot breaking up the solid south would meet asy objection that might be named against bi nomination; that events were transpiring at the south which would not t announced i present, out wnicn would at'omeu tbe country whenever made public. A VHOWISU OO.ICKHS. 1 he Atchison, Topeka and Kanta Fe rail road, wh cars we hope to see in Memphis eMtwcyeais have pad away, inmishea one of I be most remarkable illustrations or rapid icwease in railway mileage ar-f ra ings in lbs past six years, as he - ' j uj. flrures fiom tho annual rport i !.- . Mil" ' irUt( . vo. or ottit if -tornu.;;-. 60H Sl.VMI.Ml.i ' ' 711 LnmUi'iH ";' tu . a.4Mt,iia ' 't-A . ,V7,10tl ; HUH 8,W0.8W 1V7 I i o !".! I77 ... , 17 1M7M....X. 1IH7 tJ.Br 1.44a 1J""WrfsiQ.; .. .........iiUl i i. TUB TROUBLE It Hanford, California, Orer reace Re storedTrains Running as Usual The Government Will Not In terfere The SettlT""" Meeting, at Which They Declare the Officers of the Southern racillc Railroad Responsible for the Bloodshed and Riot that for Days Threatened Their Very Existence. San Frawcirco. Mav 15. A Hanford dis patch says that no evidence was taken to-day before the coroner's jury, it having been thought best to adjourn the inquest till the twenty-fourth instant, until the excitement subsided. A further reason was that evidence not here was wanted, and it could not be secured for some days. At the citizHS and leaguers' meeting this forenoon several speecbei were made and resolutions adopted. Toe principal speaker was Msjor J. M. M'Curday, an influential ttiieer ot the settiers' league, who advised a legal and conservative course. The follow ing resolutions then were unanimously kdopted: . Ratolved, That it s the sense of this people that there Is not now. nor has there ever been, aBy dan ger In tbe running ot trains or tbe forwarding 01 malls ny mis roaa . , tMijiurf ThHt it in ennsldered a breach of eon tract with the United States government on the part of the railroad autmnues in not aeiivcriuB u malls at this time. The settlers' league have transmitted the following message to Washington: To tbe Secretary of tbe United States Senate:,' The Journals of the senate and bouse wtll show ih.tmhuimiiiinR all In tbe case, tieven citizens i,ave been murdered, and we pi ay that our ease be ' beard. . We bold the Southern Pacific railroad re sponsible for that blood, and for future trouble In tue Mussle Slough country, answer if received. J. J. DOYLK, T. J. M'tilDDBY, J. W. PATUSUSON, A. TYNOB. Settlers' Committee, The settlers appear jubilant over the fact -hut. the covrrnment will not use an armed (brae to enforce civil process, and that the right is to be left to the railroad and the Bet tiers alone. TeletrraDhio and railroad com nunication has been resumed. The first train arrived in Hanford at five o'clock this afternoon, and nearly the whole population of the town were at the depot to meet it. or New York and Their Cbareh-JL Peo pie who JLaved and Sewed the Lord Uvder Diffieoltlea That Medero Church People Kssw Nothlaa- Absst-History of ISalsit Ka-ll-e da Balat JEaprlt. torn an Appeal Correspondent. I New York, May 13 I attended ser vice last Sunday at the "Eglise du Saint Es prit," on West Twenty-second street, l French l'rot stant Episcopal church, with i most interesting history. The edifice stands in the center of tbe block, and is t uilt of 6oe brown stone, but unfortunately, owing lo the exclusion ot light, even on the brightest day, by tbe close and seemingly jealous con tact of the houses on both sides, several of tbe handsome stained glass windows lose their tinted beauty, become dull, and thus mar an otherwise pleasing tout ensemble . I was eirly, and the sexton, a polite old Frencbmtn, was able in consequence to give me seat very near tbe chancel. TLe grenmd seemed hallowed beneath my teet as I followed him np the aisle. Old associa tions full ot suffering and heroism, all cluster there; and, then, there was something very restfut in tbe sweet lnS'ience of the place the stillness, the calm, the chasteness and the light all teemed symbolic of that peace which those long-ago persecuted and self-exiled lusitives sought to find io newer and kinder lands than their own. I had time before the voluntary to observe the old-tashioned gal leries on each side and the choir, with the organ above, in front of the chancel. The pews are free, and, unlike most of the fre9 eats in the majority ot churches, were not bard and bare (as if the poverty-stricken sinner ought to suffer that as well as other sorts of penance), bnt com fortably cushioned. En peasant, as I have once before remarked, relrgion in New York is a luxury. It is to eas.v to be pious wheu one's saitbetic taste is aDmialed to and if one has money. However, these were not all my n Mictions on that occasio n. They -ere more conservative and charitable, I b0". 1 was comfortable, you see. The con gregation which gradually assemble Hi is net large at present, owing to some can ae not quite understood, but is increasing miidlv tnrougn tne exertions or tho rector, Re'V. A. V. Wttlmeyer, who has had charge o the parish scarcely a year. The service is conducted in uie French language still, its it has been ever since its first organization, and shows in its beautifu' simplicity that it yet remaics untouched by retrogressive and therfbme blank leaf between R.me and England ritualism. After strug gling through the stupiu mummery at St. Albans, what a b'essed re lief do such churches as l'Eglise a Jain' Esprit, St. Mark's, Grace and others ord! The choir, which is a quartette, is a paiu OD? but like tjie organist, mediocre in ability, Jt j needs considerable training. The baritone ha" ( a ana voice, with a few notes like Del rnente, pne of the favorites of Mapleson's opera com pany. . They tuug an adaptation of tho Gloria in Exeelsis yesterday to that lovely German ballad Gute Nteht, mein Herztns Kind', by Abt, the soprano and baritone taking the sole parts alternately. I confess I regretted exceedingly that the latter did not siag the whole thing, for the Boprano, whose voice ia not go 3d to begin with, spoils it still more by a most wretched method. Were the musio better the congregation would be larger, lor there must be something after all to attract people generally to church, besides the thirty-nine articles, - the creed, or the Lord's prayer, not to mention an interesting and lengthy sermon by a good preacher. What so inspiring as music "heavenly maid" to make the sinner husblo and tbe soul devotional. Mr. Wittmeyer, the rector, whom I met afterward, is a native of rSaar-Jnion, France, and ia a gentleman of fine presence and pleasing address. Though educated ohiefly in France, he has graduated from the theological seminary of this city. He has traveled extensively, particularly in the east, visiting such places of holy interest as Pales tine and Damascus. A savant in learning, speakioa; many languages, aad master of as man more, ho is withal one of the simplest tf men, speaks English wi h a a very .slight ifrreipn accent, ana is always fluent and easy. His wir is the daughter of President Woolseyv of Ya e college. I am indebted to bis kind.aess and that of Rev. C. W. Baird, of Westchester county, for the in formation on tbe subject before me. Dating as tar back as the arrival of the earliest Hu guenots on Manhattan island, this organiza tion b2gan its existence in 1625, and during the two hundred and fifty years since then it has, with the exception of a short interval, steadily continued in growth nnd prosperity. Bat little ia definitely known of that first nameless church, for the earliest records fail to giv its name; but its first pastors, it seems, were Kv. Samuel Drussius, a native of Hol land; R?v. Daniel Bondet and Rev. Bn rspoo, D.D., who officiated, each, oc casional!;, : following the articles, liturgy, discipline , and cacons according to the usage of tba Reformed church in Frauce. In 1688 a small French church was built in Market-Field street, then Petticoat lane, near the Battery. It was called "L' Kttlise des Refugies Francais a la 7ouvelle York," with Pierre Peiret as pastor. Five years before the consistory of the Dutch Re formed ctnrch had called a French pastor, Pierre Daille, to preach in French to a con gregation meeting in the Dutch church oa' Sundays after the Dutch morning service. After twenty-nine years of worship in Pet ticoat lane, in 1744 the pastor Pierre Peiret died, and was succeeded byJacquea Herzeu, who received twenty founds sterling as "year ly salary out of the revenue of the province," The congregation, which at this time was large acd flourishing, built a new church in Pine street, which they continued to occupy tiil 1831. Rev. Louis Rou succeeded Mr. La bnrie, whose ministry was a short one, from 1710 to 1750. Owing to some disaflecon on the part of a few wealthy patrons towar.i Mr. Rou for suspected lukewarmness and innova tions introduced into the discipline, the soci ety declined in numbers and wealth. Rou was succeeded by Jean Carte, 1754 to 1764. The last minister before the revolution was Jean Pierre Tetard, from 1764 to 1768. It was during the pastorate of Rev. Pierre Antoine Albert, which began 1797, that a most interesting event t'Xik place in the history of the church. Up to th.'S time tbe French church of New York bad adhered to tbe discipline and wor ship of the ancient reformed churches of France Calvinistic in doctrine, Presbyterian in polity. But in 1802, in order to obtain possession of a legacy, and in view of the financial necessities ot the congregation, it was decided by a unanimous vote to follow the example of other primitive Huguenot churches and adopt the Anglican liturgy. Therefore, Mr. Albert was reordained by Bishop Moore. The church then took the name it now bears l'Eglise du Saint Esprit. The old Huguenot edifioe, hallowed by the faithful preaching and fervent prayers of generations of worshipers, was consecrated by Bishop Moore, June, 18011. From 1806, when Mr. Albertdied, nil 1815, the church re mained without a rector, at which time Rar. Henri Penveyre took charge. Antoine Ver ren succeeded in 1829 and it was during his ministry that tbe Pine street church and property was sold and a new one built at the corner of Church and Franklin streets. It was of white marble, and cost one hundred thousand dollars. In 1830 this handsome edi- i fioe was almost destroyed by a fire that broke out in the operahouse, in the rear, but was J restored the following year. A second fire occurred, injuring it slightly, but a third al most totally destroyed tnis unfortunate edi fice, leaving it in ruins. As tbe city's growth continued up town another removal was de termined upon, and the present edifice of uiown i tone on Twenty-second street ' tfd with a large and com- r ctory attached. Mr. Verren's more than forty-seven years, -nistortunes fiom one cause or a n . I,- ui. It h is i always been pros v gilts horn time ' real estate, and representatives .. iltniest families - rds, as f.'j bark i t j tune, owt s ii . umbers amort; - ?-itsome of the t THE MEMPHIS Gamier, Giraid, Gce'et, Humbert, Jourdan, Launllard, tieunevaiiier. jjeteuier, iic.mo, Nicolet, Rossel, Targe, Verplanck and Vin cent. One of the early mttnrjers ot tnis or ganization, a distinguished scholar and writer, Mr. Johnl'maen, relates tne ioiiowing ss illustrative or me iron-iiae win, t-w tenacity of purpose, and the martyr a aevo- tion to a beloved faith that compose- the character of those pious people: The holy sacrament was administered to tne Huguenots at New Rochelle four times a year, namely, at Christmas. Easter, Whitsun day and tbe middle of September. During the intermission that occurred, the commu nicants walked to New York for that pur pose. Prior to their departure, on a Bunaay morning they always collected weir cniiureu, and left them in the care of friends while tbey set off early in tbe morning, barefooted, carrying their shoes and stocking in their bands. Xhey were accustomea to stop a rock about twelve miles fiom New York to rest and take refreshment, after which they put on their shoes and stear in gs. They then walked to the trench cbnrcb, where they generally arrived by the time service began. Ibe interval between the morning and afternoon services was shortened for their accommodation, as they had to walk home again the same even ing to their families. They continued to worship in this manner until the American revolution broke out, when this part of the country became harrassed and overrun by tbe British troops, ibey began their marcn invariably on Sunday morning by aingingone of the psalms of Clement Marot. The six tieth, to appropriate to their situ ation, was oer naps their greatest favorite." Only think of it! The distance between New York nnd Hew Kochelie xs twenty -Jive or thirty mile I and in that early time must have seemed much longer. What comiorc loving christian of to-day could be found anywhere inspired with such religious seal and fervor as to be willing to undertake bo long and wearisome a journey, walking bare' footed nearly half of tbe distance, carrying their shoes and stockings in their hands, as did those pious men and women of old for a dear Lord and savior s sakel Alas! lam afraid many of us would faint by the wayside, The American rrotestant .oiscoDal Draver- book was first translated into French by Rev. Mr. Verplanck in 1808. The second transla tion was made by Rev. Dr. Verrein in 1830, and is tbe one now used. Tbe hymnal, a collection of metrical psalms and cantiques, is a revised edition of those used by tbe early Huguenots in France. I must not omit to mention that Rev. Mr. Baird preparing a history of the Hugue not emigration to America, which will be out in a few months, and to which tbe Appbal readers are referred for any further information relative to this in terestiog church. My letter is only an avant eourrxer ot tbe wealth, tbe mine ot intelli gence, records, dates, genealogies and inci dents which remain yet hidden away, except to the diligent student who loves his task and who seeks to know. j. k. k ANNAL.S OF ARKANSAS. - State scrip, 983. Monroe county is for Miller. S. W. Rhodes is the new mayor of Corn ing. Arkansaw or Arkansas has broken out again. County scrip has declined since tax-paying time passed. Planters in the Arkansas valley are "chop ping cotton." Dr. J. H. S. Hopton, of Greenback, Dorsey county, is dead. Charley Chestoutt, of Pine Bluff, is on a visit to New York. The Banner is a new Daner at Clinton. Van Bnren county. There are eighteen prisoners awaiting trial io. the Phillips county jail. Mrs. Julia Greening died at Camden, Ouachita county, last Sunday. The best short-staple cotton in the markets of the world is raised in Arkansas. The stir raised in Little Rock by Dorsey's Grant dispatch has about died out. Another heal ia 7 mineral spring has been discovered in B-ixter county, near Mountain Home. Johnny Campbell and wire, formerly of Pine Bluff, are now living at Buena Vista, Colorado. Tax-collectors are making prompt settle ments with the State auditor, and delinquents are very few. Jackson, a Crittenden county negro, is to be banged at Marion on the twenty-ninth for the murder of a negro named Jones. The Pine Bluff Presi indignantly denies that it iB faltering in its allegiance to the cause of Colonel W. Porter Grace for gov ernor. - The voters of Prairie county settled the question as to the removal of their county seat fio-n DesArc yesterday. Returns not yet received. Fred Wells, formerly of Arkansas City, has gone into business in Monticello. His last speculation was seven hundred dollars on the wrong hand. . Mrs. Breckinridge, widow of General John C. Breckinridge, ia spending a few weeks with her son, Major C. R. Breckinridge, in Pine Bluff. Judge Frank Silverman is not the onlyone who wonders that the Pine Bluff Press should be able to pick up so much local news in so small a town. y Colonel M. Q. Townsend, of Littla Rock, has just returned from Leadville, and assures the reporter of the Democrat that he has had quite enough of that section. Hon. W. F. Slemons generously declines to enter the lists as a candidate tor congress from the Second district. "Old Bill" is evi dently not a third-termer. .Frank J. Wise, Esq., was elected special judke to complete the term of the Jefferson circuit" court. Judge Pindall being called away bT illness in his family. Pine iJnff turned out for a rabbit bunt through the streets last Tuesday, but "Brer Rabbit" was' too smart for the hunters and regained the 'woods in safety. J. W. Alley, Esq., of the Witisbur.g Chron icle, is on a s.horc pleasure trip to this city. May he have full caeasure of enjoyment. as he won c taae anyini ng stronger. Moonshiners are rejoicing that there is no money to pay deputy-marshals to look after ihem, and socra She smoke will tsurl from the chimneys ot many a wild-cat Anoza spring in the mountain country. Dr. James M. Boleotuba. of Pine BlnfF. and a man highly esteemed wherever known, died in that town on the Heart a instant. The Pine Bluff Press, of the thirteenth instant, has a feeling tribute to his m.emory. The Democracy of At kansas county have instructed for Churchill, tor governor; Frol ich, for secretary of state; Crawford, for au ditor; Woodruff, for treasurer; Lear, for land commissioner; Dento n for superintend ent of public instruction; Martin, for attorney-general; English, forciiief-jusdce; Dunn, for congress; John M. Elli ott, Ecq., tor pros ecuting attorney of the ele renth. judicial cir cuit Texarkana Democrat: The gubernatorial race has narrowed down between Smithee, Miller and Churchill, in accorda nee with our former published predictions. We are for Smithee first. Why? Because he is young and vigorous his intellect at its prime be cause he is bold and willing to stake bis rep utation and popularity in. an honest effort to benefit Arkansas, and because, forsooth, he is a native Arkacsan, and a printer." Rnfns P. Hollifield, who murdered his fa ther in Clay county last Nov ember, has been captured in Texas and rtttirrned to the cus tody of the officers of the comnty in which the crime was committed. Ha "was found in Van Ziudt county at the house of his uncle. He is a brother of the member of the last legit -lature who cut sucl disgn tceful figure in the contest far United States si nator. The ex legislator "made a bluff" tat Deputy-Sheriff Tanner oa his arrival at C orning with tbe prisoner, but determination en the part of the officer prevented anything like success in that line. A far-seeing Democrat er.presied the opin ion to a reporter ot the Little Rock Gazette that there- -would be trouble iu the Demo cratic State- convention, givintr as his reasons: ''Several of our candidates for governor have strong following, and a great many ot the delegates will go to the convention as deter mined as though they were going into a bat tle. The northwest is strong; the south is strong, and tbe central portion of the State is strong. Each of these sections will settle on a man, fight and eventually split up. a lit tle, juggle around and combine. The dis satisfied element will be large, and a man made mad in a convention is the maddest man in the world. The matter is not so per sonal that a man feels justified in entering into a physical action in order to avenge a collective wrong, and on this account is made madder. My opinion is, and I have talked around considerably, that one of the candi dates will bolt." Be tbe reasons weak cr strong, they are worth heeding, as it would be a las ting disgrace to permit the election of a Rep ublican through Democratic bicker ings. Worse thna Slavery. It is painful to consider the amount of un checked abuse children must have been sub jected tt before there were societies lor the prevention of cruelty to children. The San Franciaoo society investigated twenty-six cases in the month of April. These included the cases of three girls between the ages ot thirteen and sixteen, who had been thrown into prison on false charges preferred by the mother of t wo of them, and by an aunt. A Chinese girl, one of two slaves, was rescued from a Chinese woman who has imported a species of Oriental cruelty. 1 his is to tie the hands together, palm t- palm, and beat against the ends or the fingers with a stick. Over ma by Tramps. Denver is overrun with tramps, many of them ot a desperate character, and a vigi lance committee for their dispersion is seri ously contemplated. "Among these tramps," says the Denver Tribune, "are found all classes of miserable mortals; the low despe rado from San Juan, poverty-stricken rascals from tbe east, disappointed miners from the mountains, professional beggars, who woaid rather steal than work, and occasionally a once-respectable man who, having come into the far west to seek his fortune, has encoun tsred poor health and worse fortune, until he has almost bnen comoelled to resort to the footpaa proiewMuu w,o. . . JPranesed Paulle BaUdlaars. Wasbinmton, May 15 The senate com mittee on public buildings and grounds agreed to report, with a commendation for its pas sage, the bouse bill appropriating seven hun dred and uttylbousand dollars tor the erec tion of a covernment building at Pittsburg. I ho ttm;i i42jil'c,dea (to recommend DAILY. AJPJPIClIL, STJJDlY, MIxNEKS MASSACRED By the Ute Indians Testimony ct an Ere-WItness, Who Tells How the Special Tets of the Interior De partment, Five Hundred Strong and Well Mounted, Bore Down Upon a Camp at the Head Waters of tbe Gunnison RlTer Re- -ports from Other Feints of the Reservation are to the Same Effect. Chicago. May 15. The Times, of this morning, publishes a story from Leadville, told by John AUendorf to a reporter of that city, regarding a terrible massacre of the white prospectors in in tbe U te reservation. AUendorf says he left his home in Linn coun ty, Kansas, seven weeks ago, with seventeen others, equipped for an expedition in search of mineral, which they found in the head waters ot tjrunnison river, in rich placers, which yielded from two to four hundred dol lars per day. On May 3d, while the party was widely scattered, the Indians, mounted, and five hundred strong, galloped down upon the camp, and massacred the whole party, cutting their bodies to pieces. AUen dorf witnessed the affair from a mountain, whither he had gone huntinar. The Utes carried off all the goid and the whole outfit. AUendorf escaped, and walked for several days, until he reached a settlement. ; He gives the following as the names of the mur dered men: Charles and John Andrews. KU:s Morlan, James Henderson, John and Isaac Ditmore. Martin Flemino-. Peter Amberg, Fred and Lewis Snel EJfeard Marion. Phillip Jackson, osiah Warner,- jessa, jerry and Adam Hotnar and Julius Terry. Mr. AUendorf confesses that bis story bad been discredited bv tbe settlers to whom he told it, and who attributed it to disordered brain. Telegrams received at Leadville yesterday reports that men coming in from the reservation to Lake City report thai a party ot twenty-nve prospectors were corraled in Gunnison and twelve of them were killed. This is supposed to be Brad' bury s party, which left Del Norte three weeks ago. General M Keczie s column is on its way to the scene. Letters from Saquacbe say the Utes are reported to have killed twelve miners forty miles west of that place and that troops irom i ort Uarland are on their way thither. All of these stories are subject to doubt and cannot .be verified soon. as tne roads are in a terrible condition; but it is believed that the Indians are making preparations to go on the wat-path, and stir ring news is expected soon. GRUNT TO Jits EXfOSJKD By JJahany H'Doaald, the Notorious Whisky Cunvlef. la Case lie la Nominated at Chicago. lie haa Letters that Will Prsvs All Ae Uinta At Me Has Been Sacrificed, and He Wants Csmpsay, I St. Louis letter: "Dont you think," said M'Douald, sharply, "I could make a sensa tion if I were to deliver a lecture in St. Louie on my experience while I was an efficer un der Grant?" Assuredly I did think so, acd admitted the fact. "Di you think of doine it?" I asked. "I don't know but 1 may," was the reply. Then, turning with a nervous jetk of his chair, he added : "People have got a wrong idea of me, and what I have done and can do. I don't suppose any man in the history of this nation ever had a greater lever under his hand than I have got to-dty if I want to move it. I am a peculiar kind of a man, and one of my peculiarities is that I never destroy or lose a letter or scrap of writing that I get from anybody. Now, then, I've got what would make a close and clear hijtory of urant s administration irom tbe beginning to the end." "What do you propose to do with it?" I asked. "That depends npon what other people do entirely." "What do you mean?" "I mean to say this: That I've sacrificed everything to an idea. I've been imprisoned and lost a quarter of a million, and been os tracised ana abused as no man ever was be fore. Now, wbyliave 1 Buffered it all in silence ? There are men who will tell yon I did it because I couldn't help myself. That shows all they know about it. I went to prison on fen understanding and an idea, and by going to prison I saved this country the most frightful shame and disgrace that ever could bave covered any country under the sun. Do you understand me ? I walked into court, as you might say, with the atmosphere of the President's blue-room still in my cloth ing. I needn't have gone any farther than the court alone. I might have had com pany." "Do you imply that you went to prison by agreement and to save Grant?" "I mean just that, in t fleet. I don't think Vm giving anything away when I say so, be cause there are plenty of men right here in St. Louis that know it not as well as I do. because they don t know the facts except in a general way; but it is pretty com monly understood in this neighborhood, I guess." " Then your intention is to let out what you know." "Oaly under certain circumstances. I don't want to see myself and my sacrifies wasted, and the same feeling of duty that sent me to prison will compel me to tell what I carried t here in case these men appear to be in a fair way to get control of the govern ment again. That's all. I'm not sure the Chicago convention will nominate Grant; but if it does, look out for me. I'm up and dressed for a fight, and I can sink that crowd under a load that would kill them bo dead that a grave robber wouldn't waste his time on them." "OOD KNOWS." H. D. URNKR. In tbe burying ground of Dunzeness, Where the staves of tbe shipwrecked lie. Through tbe grass-grown loam, like Hacks of foam Blowu In from ibe sea, hard by, 'Mid the time worn marbles, wun many a trace Of tbe wrinkling wind o'ersoread. Is a tab et white as an upturned face When the spirit of life has fled. With "God Knows I" brokenly carved thereon, Like a sob tbat has stiffened along tbe stone. Like a sob that Is knotted In breast and throat Long after Its voice congeals. Tbat mute "God Knows" amid death's windows To the reader of tombs appeals. 'Tis a child's light body those daisies deck, The sole one washed ashore From the emigrant Nortbtleel's Ill-starred wreck Ana ner wave-wneimed human store; The only body of all tbe drowned, Nameless and nude, that was ever found. Tbe clergyman paused In tbe funeral rites "The name of tbe dead?" quoth he. "God knows," said tbe clerk of tbe parish kirk. and tbe waif ot the dark, deep sea, With only those words on tbe headstone gray, Which so much to the heart express. Was folded away till the Judgment Day, 'Neath the daisies ot Dungeness. And ever at hand. In a cadence deep, The winds and tbe waves then- requiem keep. And tbe mists at mom, and the sun at noon. And the stars when the day is done. And tbe soft moon, too. In the shimmer of dew, Wheel over the nameless one. But Hod, In His infinite gooness, knows What ethereal name and rare From lips seraphic In music flows When they call to our waif up there! God knows! lu tbe earth's maternal breast Nameless and titled find equal rest. The Leader AbbodbT the Kepndlatlng mate, Offers a Candidate for the Presidency Wlndom Won't l)o. The St. Paul Pioneer Press indulges in a faint hope that Minnesota's Windom will get the .Republican nomination at Coicago. Ibe presumption of Minnesota in thus aspir ing to give tbe country a President has been generally ridiculed by tbertepublican organs who have also referred to a chapter in Min nesota history which Mr, Windom does not care to discuss at any length. Tbey go for windom and bis aspirations in the following profane style: A DISGRACEFUL CHAPTER OF HISTORY. In April, 18R8, the State of Minnesota, by a vote ot 25,023 to 6733 authorized the Issue ot five mil lion dollars of the bonds of tbe State In aid of cer tain railroads, taking from tbe railroad companies security on their lauds, road-beds, franchises, eta liurlng 1858 and 1859. under this vote aud on the order ot tbe supreme court of the State, bonds were lssu-u io me amount or S2,Z7o,uUU. and disposed ot by tbe railroad oomomlea. In Navnmhar. 1 Kiwi by a vote of lU,30rtio 710, tb State adopted a o- caueu ttineuumeni io its constitution, annulling tbe former act, and prohibiting tbe legislature from ever paying principal or interest or the bones already is sued without submitting the question of such pay ment to a vote of the people. About tbe same time iue ouue lunxuosea me mortgages, took possession ot the property of the several railroad companies, lncludtnglabout 250 miles of graded road and over nuu.uuu acres oi iana, sold tne same at auction became itself the purchaser, and finally gave the same to certain new corporations of her own crea tion, which have since completed the roads begun by uo vrigiuni cumpauies. i uree or tour times since tbe legislature bas submitted propositions to tbe i-vuio proviuing ror a partial recognition and s compromise settlement of the repudiated bonds, but every time the vote bas been overwhelm ingly against any payment. Tbe last decision was In June, 1877, when tbe proposition to Issue new bonds at tbe rate ot about flfty cents on the dollar ior iue oia nones and accrued Interest was voted down by an Immense majority. Minnesota remains to-aaj.as sue nas Deen rur twenty years, ineone sol itary repudiating, northern State. In December, 1871, Wm. M. Evarta wrote: No man acquainted with legal principles or susceDtlble to moral Imnr.,. slons can dwell upon tbe features of this scandal ous his wry of debt repudiated and trust betrayed by tbe Slate of Minnesota without Indignation.' In January, itsy. juage union, or the United States circuit court, in a decision as to tbe validity oi the una aiveu uj mo state io ine new companies, said: 'That tbe bonds are tbe legal obligations of tbe ouue. ana oinaingupon u in nonor, law andjnatlce, I have no doubt.' In May. 1876, tbe supreme court of the United States declared: 'The bonds Issued are legal obligations. The State Is bound by every vuuaiuvroiiuu ui uuuur ana guoa i&im vo pay tnem. Were she amenable to the tribunals of tbe oountrv as private Individuals are, no court of Justice would withhold Its judgment against her In an action for tneir eniorcement."' Whit dersaanjr Baa Meat Is. Germany in the last thirtv years bas lost two million five hundred thousand of its pop uiauon oy emigration, nearly tne wnote num ber coming to the United States. There is a world of meaning in this statement. It has beea said that every able-bodied immigrant arriving oa our shores is worth- one thousand dollars. If this be correct UertAany has seat us brain, bone and muscle of the value of two billion five hundred milliotv dollars two and a halt times as great as tie indemnity exacted of the French in the war of 1870, aad considerably greater than our own national debt at this tima.., A "Bseadlesa Prairie Mterjr. i Burlincton Hatsktutl "One. over H raJ Lniin.!!, jfr.,.,., ' Vf ..i..n, tJ, ppsSBnger. "tbey call them perrarrseB, And up in Michigan, the braseman sua, tbey call tnem 'pairs. Ana aown in Kentucky," the man on the woodbox re maiked, "they call them 'perars.' " "Well, anyhow," the sad paisenpfr resumed, "once over these plains " "You said 'prairies' before, said the passenger with the sandy goatee. "Yes, and started a very profound philological discussion by it. Wall, once over these verdant prairies ihe hrst time," said the cross passenger, "you said boundless prairies. w "Well, then, over these boundless prairies once " "Only once?" asked tbe fat passenger. The sad passenger sighed, but went on: "0 ace the painted Indian roamed " "What for?" croaked the woman who talks bass. And the sad passenger went into his shell and said he would tell that story yet it he had to hire a hall to tell it in. CiOD lUSr.F TOE POUR. Whew They Are Net Oppressed by Wacea-CnttlBK Ksnpleyera They Are Belaa; Hardered by De fective Machinery. Lohdoh, May 15. The employers in the Accrington district have determined, if tbe Blackburn strike continnes. to stOD their mills on Thursday, Friday and Saturday of each wees. Leek-Oat at Blackburn. London. Mav 15 The lock-out at Black burn to-day will make thirtv thousand opera' tives idle. The milts will not be reopened nntil the operatives in a body are ready to resume work. nllt Kxnlosloa. London. Mav 15. A boiler explosion at the Bircbill's hall iron-works this afternoon killed fifteen persons. Twenty-five persons were taken to the hospital, some in a dying condition. EUROPEAN NEWS AND VIEWS. A tis related pa vi mint and walU colored with fresco have been discovered in excava ting for a cistern at Chleti. A coin of Tiber lus which was found indicates that the build- in g dates from that emperor's reign. Cardinal Manning, says a Rome corre' spondent, though living in much retirement. is. I am assured, laboring assiduously for the attainment of special power which would give him in fact tbe supremacy of the Catbo lie church in England. More than four hundred of the inhabitants of Perth are suffering from illness caused by polluted water. It appears that during Borne repairs of the town's water pipes a plug got removed, and for a few minutes sewage water nowed into the pipes. Mr. Swinburne's new volume will be out next week. As the title of one of the pieces, "The Garden of Cvmodoc," bas puzzled many people, the Athenceunx thinks it may be as well to explain that it is a description of tbe Island ot stark. Negotiations hate been entered into for the purchase of Saye's court, an old residence of the bvtlyn family, near JJarttord. on be half of the Jesuits. A number ot the brethren are staying at Arundel as guests ot tbe duke of Norfolk, and others in tne Island of Bute as guests ot the marquis ot tbat l.k. A new life of John Wesley bas been for some time in preDaration. at tbe instance the Christian KaowUdge society, and it will shortly annear m one volume. Ihe author, Mr. R. Ddnry Urlim, F. S. S , some yerrs ago published an essay on Wesley, of which the work now in the press is an amplihca tion. It is stated that M. de Brazzi, who has gone to W.et Africa to form a station for the French branch of the International African association, either on the upper Ogowe or the rUver Alima. which be aud Dr. lid II ay dis covered, is strongly in hopes that he will succeed in fiadiag a practical route through the interior to the upper Ceogo before Mr. Stanley overcomes the difficulties presented by the cataracts with which he is cow con tending. The object of the Prince of Wales in cal ting on Mr. Gladstone was, says the London World, to ass are him that he bad no Bvm patby with the hostility to the right honor able gentleman which exists, or is supposed to ex sr. in tbe highest quarter. The prince told the premier that in the political Strug' gles of the country the position of the court should be one of strict neutrality, and that it should never assume an unfriendly attitude to any statesman. The heir apparent is a wise man in his day. Madame Wagner, tbe wife of the great comDoser. is well educated and highly ac complished. Har first husband was Von Bulow, the pianist, whom she left in 1869, and from whom she was afterward divorced Her father is Liezt. Her mother was countess. Madame Wagner says that her present husband bas always thought that his works could never be enioyed so well by tor eigners as in Germany: they hold to the Ger man soil so strongly by their roots thit tbe act of transplanting has always appeared bold to him. Among tho arrivals in Berlin is a Swedish tourist, who bas made his way to the Prus sian capital in a very curious conveyance. This ts no other than a carnage drawn by three dogs, who are expected to drag tbe man and his luggage, consisting of provisions and clothing, acd also forearms, ail over tb continent of Europe. The man has already traveled in his peculiar vehicle over a great part ot Norway, Sweden and Denmark, and is only now ac tbe beginning ot his tour, which he expects to last six' months and to finish eff by getting back to the north by way ot raris, ISrussela and the Hague. The due de Monteleone, who died lately in JN spies, was tbe last descendant ot iter nando Cortes, the conqueror of Mexico. Cor' tea only left one legitimate ison, who sue ceeded him as mai quis of the Valley. In the fourth generation the male line became ex tinct, and the estate and title descended to a female. By ber marriage the family was united to tbat of the house of Terranova, de scendants of the great captain, Gonsalva de Uordova. By a subsequent marriage tbe es tates passed into the family of tbe duo de Monteleone, who has just died, the last ot his line. The duke lived in Sicily, where he owned an immense property. His fortune is estimated at thirteen million francs. The latest story about theiPrince of Wales is that recently, having bathed in a public bath-bouse in Pans, he stood looking about him tor a man to rub him down, suddenly he espied a tall, dark man, who, like him self, appeared to bave nothing to do, and, taking him for one ot tbe servants of tbe es tablishment, the prince walked up to him and tapping him on the shoulder, said with a smile, "If you are the shampooer, I am your man. Ibe dark and nuue unknown turned angrily, and the Prince of Wales found him' self face to face with Don Carlos. The prince himself tells tbe story, and imitates to per lection tne look ot wounded dignity and con centrated horror and disgust of the Spanish pretender. In the Journal of the Royal Historical and ArchcBoloqical Association of Ireland for Ootober, 1378, there is an illustration of a fine specimen of chain i mail found in the Pccejix park, Dublin, consisting of a portion of a hauberk, one sleeve, reaching to the elbow, being entire. Tne mail is composed ot steel rings, not quite halt an inch in diam eter, riveted together, like the armor de scribed by Anna Comnena in her memoirs as being used in the north ot Europe. Addi tional interest is conferred on this relic by the tact of a silver-plate d broczo badgo being touna witn it bearing ibe band or U .Neil supported by two lions. Mr. Wakeman also contributes an account of some lines of stones at Cavancurragh. county Fermanach. which he suggests may, as in a fimilar case on the Bhorc 8 of Lough Mask, commemorate the site ot a battle. One of the prospects held out by politi cians just now is that the future policy of England will be marked by stern peace, England will busy herself much more in ber internal economies and industries than in the domestic or even the intercationat affairs of foreign States. She will not intermeddle in any armd disputes which may arise among either the greater or lesser powers and poten tates of Europe; she will complacently and, perhaps, indifferently witness displays ot re volution or despotism; she will undisturbedly view the outer warring world, 8s she con tentedly counts her cocquests of peace with in. Old and new boundaries may be ruth lessly uprooted; France may annihilate Ger many, or rice versa; Austria may tussle with Italy; lorkey may collapse forever; bpain may become a communistic republic, and swampy Holland may swallow up bilious Belgium; yet, liberal John Bull will neither weep nor mourn, neither struggle ncr strut lie will not squirm or cqueal, indulging in what Mr. Robert Lowe calls a "harucu sea rum, Blap-daeb, inconsiderate, inaccurate way of dealing with things which quite un fits a nation so business-like as England.' He will put his own house in order, and Hercules, Sisyphus & Co. never had harder wotk than that. If, as I learn, the first cleaning op is to be in the public houses, in the gin-palaces and tap rooms, then, indeed, John Bull will have become indifferent to the warring outer-world to Borne good pur pose, deserving the praise of Christendom, though receiving tbe cutses ot plutocrats. London Telegraph : "Berlin has just learned to its astonishment and gratification, from a report, ot the Polytechnic society s last meet ing, that within its walls reposes a treasure of almost fabulous value, the very existence of which has been hitherto unsuspected. A member of tbe above named society is the enviable owner of the largest sapphire in the world a stone weighing nearly fifteen ounces. Pure sapphires of good color bold so high a rank in the gem market that, were this gigantic jewel of the first water, it would be worth no less a sum than three million two hundred thousand pounds. It is, bow- ever, not absolutely iree irom impurities, a fact which materially diminishes its practical value, but enormous bida tor it, raaae at dif ferent times by Gctmaa princes and wealthy mineralogists, bave been invariably rejected by its proprietor, who has constituted it an heirloom, and con fid id it. in deront to the custody of tbe etate judicial authorities. A sapphire weighing nearly a pound may fairly claim to rank among the wonders oL the world. It would be interesting to learn how so extraordinary a gem came into tbe posses sion ot tbe Prussian savant wbo exhibited it to the wonder-stricken gazs of his tellow polytechniciaoa the otker evening." A Scan Waa UnS Melml Voualltr. At the conference of tbe colored Methodist Episcopal church in St. Louis last week. Dr. Turner, the editor o' newspaper for c lored readers printed at .fhiiadelDhia. said in the course ot a speech : "The negro will not be satisfied till he is invited into the parlor instead of the kitchen of - tbe white man, when be is bis equal in intelligence and in wealth. Poverty is not tba eaual of wealth. nor ignorance the equAl of intelligence, but when the poor man glows rich and the igno rant man intelligent- then all barriers to so- ' nil li t t "T dot ot color should givo i 16, IgSO. THUHJIAN, The Senator from Ohio, One of tbe Most Formidable Candidates for the Pres- idency that the Democracy Num bers Among its Illus trious Names. Tbe Kecord of a Busy Life in the Sea- ate Battling at the Head of a Mi nority from tbe Days of Recon struction to tbe Days of Peace. PhiladelDhia Times: " When I first came to Washington as a member of the house," said Hon. Mr. Felton, of Georgia, lor many years a studious recluse and always ob servant, ' almost every public man that I had known by reputation stature as i approached him intimately. There had been an exaggeration of their proportions, which daily association dispelled. There was one exception to this rule, in the person of Judge Allan hnrnrnn. cr I no. 19 toomeu uu like a grand and steadfast mountain.' The nearer I drew to him, the better I knew him, the greater he seemed to me to be. I doubt if a page ot bioerapby could more fitly express the massive strength and greai ni nt Jndce Thnrman's character than these few words. It often happens that a hinpranhv ia ct mnressed in an epigram, as when some one taid of Senator Ransom that he was "in love with his foot," there was littlp plnhnrnrinn rtr detail to add to the 6Ug mention. Yielding to demand, however, I shall discuss some of the points of Judge Thurman's life, giving foot-notes, as it were, to the text presented above. THTJBMAH A VTRGINIAU. Judce Thurman is a Virginian ot Virgin- iens. He was born in Lvnchburg io 181o, in the Bixth generation of Virgmia-bcra ances tors. For over two hundred vears the Thur- mans had held stoat places in the Old Do minion, discussing for more than a century with ihe aturdmess of well-to-do farmers the rights of the voune colr-cv and urging the causes of to 11 plaint tliat led to the revolu tion. Judge Tburm in 's grandfather fought in the revolution, and his mother came oi a distinguished revolutionary stock. Judge Thnrman. however, has none of the charac teristics of the Virginias. Ho left the State of his birth when he was only years ot age, and, growing up in the west, bas be come a perfect type of the straightforward, strong heartpd. dear-be. ded westerner. Un like Pendleton, who has retained much of the polish and daintiness of the east. Judge Tburman is plain in dress and manner al most to the noint of carelessness. A fine contrast is often affjrded in the senate when he and Roscoe Cock lie 2 take snuff from tbe same snuff box two civiliiitlons meeting. as it were, in a common snecz?. Barring the red bandanna handkerchief, which has be come a part of American history, there is nothimr about Judue Tburman to break the monotony of the darkish, closely-fitting suit in which be is always atuted Met on the avenue he would be taken lcr the bhopkeeper, or 'squire of a small western town, or a farmer of a rural district of Ohio. It must not be imagined however, tbat Judge Thurman lacks culture, Oa the contrary, he is one ot tbe most trior ouch scholars in oublic life in this country, Always a student, he became early in life a great lawyer, and since then he nas aevotea much time to lighter study. He is a fine French scholar, and his favorite books are the works of the earlier French dramatists, which ha reads in the original. He has an unuaualiy large and well-selected library, both in Washington and in Ohio, and there are fe books in the range of polite literature that he is not familiar with. He is a literal genius for mathematics, and frequently occupies bimself in workins out the most abstruse and intricate problems. Hs says he is prouder of his knowledge of mathematics than be is of anything else. He had no collegiate train ing and has no diploma, save the certificate ot a grammar school. A BCST LIFE. Judge Thurman's life bas been a busy and devoted one. While his tastes have never led him to public life, he bas nevertheless been forced into Dosition almost constantly He studied law with Ex Governor Allen and Judge Swayne, and appears to bave had no ambition except to be a good lawyer with a tair practice. lie was nominated, nowever, over his protest for the Twenty-ninth con cress, and was elected after a quiet canvass. in which there was nothing on his side but his wise and homely speeches, reversing an adverse msioritv of over six hun.lred votes. He was put on the judiciary committee of the -house, and soon became distinguished as a great lawyer. He declined re-election at the close of his term and rdtired, as he thought, to private life for good and ail. But in 1S51 when th new constitution Ot (JUIO was adopted, he was Dressed into the race for a supreme court judgeship and was elected, leading his ticket by over two thousand votes. He sat upon the bench for four years, the last two years serving as chief justice. Ia 1S67, after a season ot rest, he was put forward as the Democratic candidate for the governor ship. President Hayes leading the Republican hosts. There was clearly no chance for a Democratic victory, the Rspublican majority the yeer before having been forty-threo thousand. Under Judge Thurman's 6ledge-bammer blows, however, this enormous mr jority was b?aten down to a trifl; less than three thousand and the legislature was captured by a decisive majority, insuring the defeat of Ben Wade. Judge Thurman was elected in Mr. Wad-'s stead and took bis seat in tbe senate in 1869. Then began the most remarkable term of ser vice ever rendered, perhaps, in this country by any man to any party. Judge Thurman found in the Benate but a handful of Demo crats not only a hopeless minority, but so small a minority as to make their assump tion of party organisation almost ridiculous. Without a moment's hesitation he put him self at the bead of his devoted band aod ba gan to fight the battles of Democracy. The period was a stormy one. The passions of the war had not died out, and the debates of the senate were violent acd venomous. Tbe great leader was on his feet daily and en gaged in a constaot struggle with the intol erant majority. There was no rest, no res pite, no mercy. Pressed upon all s des, with the issue forced at all point?, almost without counsel and with no adequate lollowing, Judge Thurman never wavered for a moment nor yielded one inch. With a courage no less rare than bis wisdom he re pelled assault, charged heme in return, de fended the issues his party was committed to acd formulated new ones in tho heat of discussion. Not a mistake did be make through all this grievous time. Ready in de bate, pleasing and terrible by turns, he was so thorough a Democrat and so accomplished a statesman that he spoke unerring truth and made his casual utterances a platform on which his party could stand. Senator Conk ling said ot him that he had never seen him discomt t:d in debate; that his equipment was without equal, and tbat when thrown by sheer weight of numbers he could beat a cat falling on his feet. Tbe spectacle of this old man, patient, immovable, unassuming, wag ing this hopeless fight through years of insult and deteat, is one ot the most aamirabl feints of our history, and his services then rendered to the Democratic party appear im measurable when contrasted with tbe showy and flippant performance of some of the lat ter-day leaders. ' b torn tbat period to tbe present. Judge Taurman has been at the head of his party in the senate. He has teen his little band of hardly a doz5n followers grow into a work ing majority. U-i has seen the lacks reinforced by able and ambitious men. He has presumed nothing on his seniority or greater service, but, quietly yielding the con spicuous front to later comers, has been con tent to enjoy from his tent-door the victory bought with his scars and won by his courage. Ho has never lost place as the actual leader of his party in congress, and the graver the crisis in anairs tbe weightier is his counsel and the more eagerly is it sought. He occu pies tbe post of honor in the Benate, Btandmg at tbe head of tbe strongest judiciary com mittee that ever sat in the capitol. A CANDIDATE FOB TWELVE TEABS. Judge Tbuiman has been for twelve years a formidable candidate tor tbe presidential nomination of his party, and there is little doubt that if he had ever employed the ordi nary electioneering expedients he would have received the nomination oetore now. inere is, however, nothing ot tne politician about him. His entire campaigning ia the direc tion of the White House rests in the some what fussy but entirely sincere efforts of J. G. Thompson. He makes no great or brilliant speeches tor the occasion, as do so many of his rivals. All tbat be does is great be speaking him a grave, decorous, wise states man. No man is so careless ot factitious reputation. He is unable to lay his hand on a single sketch of biB life and ccly knew ot one place in wbich his picture was printed. Of this he said: "It ain't my picture, at all. 1 wouldn't pay the f ellow two hondred dollais ior it, and hejust put in the ugliest thing he could find." His position in regard to tbe Presidency is the same that be has held ali his life that the nomination should not be indecorously sought tor and could not be in honor declined. His nomination by the Democratic party would appeal to the better sense ot the American people and his election would restore the republic to its ancient purity and glory. Judge Thurman is not a rich man, his fortune ranging from fifty thousand to sixty thousand dollars. He lives quietly in Washington, his bouse being lurn-'Ucd without ostentation and with an eye single to comfort. His wife is a most ad mirable woman, devoted to her homo and husband, and heartily glad that there is a possibility of his retirement from public life after th next year. Touching his retire ment there is a little thing told ot Judge Tburman that illustrates the sincerity of his character. A friend speaking ot his leaving the senate said: "It will be a great loss to the Democratic party." "Yes," said the senator with perfect seriousness, "I believe it wilk" In social life tbe senator is pleas ant, a bne talker, fond ot an anecdote. All in all he is a type of the best American resolute, strenuous, serious when at work; easy, sincere, straightforward when at leisure always vigorous, clear-headed and far seeing. H. W. ORADT, Bob lB'-.rrolI aa ul Km y. Further "' -4f t i-r.r coming t- '' " 11 ' . ...., v question: C . M, ,...,uu:..l .1 to inherit eternal tiler"' Can 'ur.sw. iij 1,1m: "&.eep tbe uommandme(iu. icei jcucg man frankly put the second qtion; "Which one t" That was tair and wuare. Tt was a hlnnd question. Then f" etc, He didn't tell him that he mast believe in him as the son of God. Not even (0 keep Sunday nor to read the bible. Neither was it necessary to be baptized and to believe in the atonement. It Christ was keeping this from the young man ne was practicing de ception and wasn't honest. But He told him it was necessary only to keep the com mandments. Tbo yoring man replied that all these things he bad kept from his youth up. I don't believe him, but Christ did, and sup plemented it with the advice to go sell what he had and give it to the poor, and he should have treasure in heaven. Treasure in heaven is what tbe church ib always holding up to tempt their people, but I notice that they are always willing to swop heavenly treasure; tor cash down, jnow mis is wnat mnsc 101a the young man, to keep the Commandments. I don't believe he said anything about sell ing his property and giving it to the poor. The fellows who bave doctored the bible put that in. being hard up. They were hard up again and made Christ say to the young man still further that it ia easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom ot heaven, lhat a a very nice doctrine for the church. But did you ever know a rich christian to unload? 1 didn t. Ibey an mate themselves believe that (he c8m?l by a little squeezing, might get through, so they hold on till death comes along, when maybe at tbe last miment they compromise with uod at hve per cent, to build or endow a church or theological seminary. II A311-TON Answers Illll'a Speech on the Keller:- Bpenrjrd Case, aad la SJeathlajc Trrsaa Reada the eerlae a bsiM-Hs will not Consent to Unseat Kellossrtor the Keaaoa that the eeaate has Already Decided. , WAnmNflToir. Mav 13. Special to the Cincinnati Gaxttie: Ban Hill, of Georgia, devoted much ot his two-day speech on the Kqllocg Sooffjrd contested election case to and impossible for any southern Democrat to opjose bis project, and particularly aaaressea himself to the south Uaio ina senators, nav ing good reason to suspect that tbey were not disposed to support his project, be plainly intimated that if they failed to stand bv him they would be recreant to tneir state. and betrayers ot its own honor. This insin uation they could not quietly brook, and Wade Hampton at once determined that he would be the first to reply, and claimed the flxr immediately after Hill sat down. The knowledge that he was going to speak drew a great audience, perhaps the most brilliant of the sefsion. Promptly at half-past one he took the floor. Wheeling his chair about so tbat he could rest the remnant of bis right leg upon it, and dispense with his crutch, he read from manuscript, which be bad fin ished salv iust before the senate met. He is a Coo looking man. and read with a full rich voice, aad in tones which showed er nsibility and earnestness. Nearly ptorv Bdnfltnr waa in his seat acd raid the clost st attention to his speech, which was inn('ldde4 in less than an hour. He reviewed the circumstances, of Kellogg's election, and nfHrmed that the judgment of the senate hav ing been once pronounced ia the case, was a finality, and conld not be justly or favorably reviewed. His allusion io the reluctance vUh whirh ha differed from other senators in this opinion were dignified and courteous, but there was nothing tor Dim to uo out 1 j iouuw rhA behest of his own convictions 01 uuty, Ho alluded to his relations with the people ot Louisiana, and his consciousness that his course was contrary to what they would like to have him do in this matter, w nue an nis personal and political sympathies were en listed in their bebaif. he. nevertheless, couia not justify himself in deciding such a matter as this on the grounds ot personal sentiment, or nohtical advantasrj. hut must act as onatrir cf the United States. bound to obey the constitution and serve the right, leading the consequences to Provi dence and to time, which woniu ultimately correct all wrongs. He made in this connec tion an elcquent reference to tbe flag of the country, as symbolising the glory of the united republic, in conclusion, he referred in a few strong and stinging sentences to tbe attempt of Senator Hill to instruct him as to what be ought to do to uphold the honor of South Carolina, an attempt which he plainly considered to be impertinent in tbe highest degree. "I thank the senator from Georgia," he said, "for bis denunciation as slanders of the whispers which seek to destroy the char acter of tbe most highly honored State in the Union, in the days of the past. I thank him for the deep solicitude he manifests for the honor of South Carolina and her senators. I assure him that the honor of my State is as dear to me as anyone. It has been the earn est effort of my life to maintain it unsullied, io peace and in war. I have fought under her palmetto flag on bloody fields that were shot sown and planted thick with steel where that flag floated side-by-side with that of Geo gia, borne by tbe honorable senator's knightly colleague, General Gordon, who stands before me with the scars of battle prominent on his face. In those dark days, when it was not my good fortune to etj jy what I now do, the benefit of the precept and example of the senator from Georgia, I upheld as well as I could the honor of my State, and I trust I shall not prove recreant to it now. The people of South Carolina can best judge how their honor is guarded here, and should it ever be my misfortune to misrepresent cr dbapiolnt them in any way by having the courage of my convictions, they will at heart say: "He braved the shafts of censure and of shame." The close of his speech was greeted with ap plause in tbe galleries and on the fl xr, and many senators hastened to congratulate him. SEASONABLE POETBY, There was a youna man from the States; Came to Denver on emigrant rates Un mining Intent. For bonanzas hell bent. This hopeful young man from the States, With eacb needed tool. And a narrow-gauge mule. Loaded down to the guards with bis "chuck," His spirits were gay As be bled blm straightway Te tbe hills for a "turn of his lurk." But when down In his shaft thin j feet, With common bad luck He porphyry struck. Then gave np. disgusted, "Cantered" home badly "busted," And now my sad story's complete. Denver Tribune. Streak llgntnln' fo' miles long, Borne dese dajs gwlne him him, Ing' soil sing a nuader song When de debbll git blm I Delibll watch fo' slcb as blm Ketch him in bis cellar; Choke him back, an' bit him "blm," Butt him till him boiler! Debbll stan' up dlmbo straight. Laugh at Ing'soll franclo , Stan' htm In a red-hot plate Pat while Bob's adancln'l A new darky ditty la Louisiana, When Eve brought woe to all mankind Old Adam called her wo man, and when he found she woed so kind. He taen pronounced ber woo-man. But now. with smiles and artful wiles Their husbands' pockets trtmmln'. The women's are so full of whims, Tbe people call them whim-men. -Ouray (Col.) Solid Muldoon. Hickory, diekory. dock , Mabel bas wound up tbe clock, She bangs up her brown hair On tbe back ot a chair. And yanks off her barber-pole sock. Chicago Tribune. A ranchman's daughter She shot M'Whorter: M'Whorterhe ffli Close by an old well. All praise to the gal. Whose front name is Sal . Detroit Free Press. Very Hard oa the Meleatlata New York World: "In answer to Mr. irouue, who loudly declares that there is n.r .nnl, i 'nyt.d.. I. , , " : ww. oui-u vuuuii,b uciwccn religion anu science' that if religion is to retain its hold uwu luieiugeuii men ana women it must be remodeled according to the new lights. Prof P. G. Tail, one of the most scientific 01 living scientibo men, 6ays that in reality ,ltn-A l d- . A 1 , 1 , , . . vucio 19 uu buui ixjnmcc at an, ana mat real men 01 science are as devout now as ever they 'were. This view of the matter has been fcieauuy entertained oy the best informed theologians, but it is refreshing to see that it is held by men like Tait and Thomson, who may be presumed to speak with author ity and full knowlpaVe from a. ionfi;;. standpoint. Prof. Tait asks who the 'scient ists reany are wbo believe that religion and science are incompatible and that una or the other muBt inevitably be crowded out the ... upimvn mat wey will on examination be found to be busybodies who do not mind their own DUBiness ana simply wish to create a disturbance so that their names ma be brought into prominence. This is rather naru upon ur. joon w. Draper, to sav uuiuiuk ui i rui. auaiey, wnose lectures in this city a few years ago were more remark able because of their hostile attitude to or thodox cbrixtianitv Ikon .mm jtrertling facts in biology which were brounht :. r , --"i"- in nam aiso upon Uaekel and Vogt and Buchner, but it mnst be said that it ia harder upon our own Dr. Draper than upon anybody else, seeing that tbe crofeaor'a wnrHa ical Airan :.u u. 111 llOTir , n fLah. I. - l l , title of one of the most remarkable of the doctor s books." Breeding Chlidrea aa Physiological Frlaelplea. Cincinnati Gazette: Mr. Beccher preached a sermon on children last Sunday in which he made the following remark: "How often do we see persons married who ought never to be married ? The barnyard fowl has more thought given him in regard to nature than have children. There are ministers who are very much embarrassed, at funerals of children, when they see this and know that the parents ought never to have married. I do not think civilisation will make its real start nntil physiological laws are taught in this connection to fathers and mothers." No one would think of breeding animals in the way that children are often bred. Fathers and mothers afflicted with constitutional trouble transmit their weaknesses to their children, and thus the proportion of un healthy men and women to the whole popu lation becomes amszingly large. This will not be regulated by law, but it ought to be regulated by common sense. leterla Waeahall ta he Harried Asala la Kazlaao. London Lift. Aoril 24: In each of her three English homes she Victoria Woodhnlll ia alt that a daughter and sister should be; and rttore long, itisunderstcod-a-nav. is even coyly confessed she is to unite her happi ness with tbat ot an f.ri;libman tor whom the world hs cauer.t , r i, and we ru t o". i t; : I t'-t .J.- l-.v.-s Mrs. Wcouba.l Ij.ts tb:io.-!j Kcr fac-r there can be oo temperate itx, as she is as full of a' fect.oa as of cht raoter. With the aative im petuosity of'a child she blends the ieep sen- AN AVPALLIJiG CALAMITY. The Tow njof Milton, Pa., CompleUTy etroyed by Fire aod its Inhabitants Left Utterly Destitute or Food, ' Clothing and the Common est Necessaries of Life Total Loss Estimated at One Mil lion Six Hundred Thousand Dol larsKeller being Sent In Response to Urgent Entreaties. SuHBTjat, Pa., May 15. The cene this UlUimu Ktj avac. , , Nothing remains except the blacken a and desolate ruins of the once prosperous WB The people spent last night in the booee-J a.nii l-J. . t .1 . - J tUa nt.nin0.ml). . : a n st i iMvrMM rTAhssa riutiuu. i r 1 1, mo dui'wuiai ouu The number of buildings destroyed is six . ... ,T, , 1 , . J . 1 . hundred and sixty-six. ids vaults sua uio books of the bank are uninsured. The peo ple of the town are almost entirely destitute, but provisions Dave oeen pouring into tuwu the man bnrned to death has been identified as that of Mr. An gey. he was eignty-nvo years old, and died while attempting to save the stable ot the poorhouse. Airs. Sticker died duriog the night from fright. Tbe fire originated irom sparai iruiu a saw-iuiu at tached to the car-works. THE PRINCIPAL L08EBS ARB William RuhAr tanner t13i 000: Reiner. Scbroher fe Co., 175,000; Academy of Music, 130 000: E. hTouBer ec Cro., 3UtAJ, insurance $3000; C. B. Krou,er. shoeman. fGOOO. ln-nrani- t'OOO: car shons. S200 000. insur ance $70,000; Huff hour, $35,000. insur ance $la,JU0; United states notei, fiu.uw: Broadway hou. $30,000; Cyros Brown, druggist, $30,000; E L. Wagner, $SO,000, msurenoe flU.UUU; Swanz s maroie yaia, $15,000. insura-ce $10,000; Jfiifenian effice. $5000, insurance $2500; Independent office, Riinn I.iiitiiiio 7iYl. J V liinwr & Son. YWVt, ' . .vw, - . clothiers, $30 000, insurance $5000; Haugh, hardware, $5000. insurance $1200; Samuel Dnefuss, clothing, $6000, insurance $3000; Phillip Henry, clothier, $4000. insurance $2000: Oopenheimer, notions. $6000. insur ance $2000; Rice, clothing, $4000. insurance 3nm- ii Rrnn. bntcher. 20 000. no in surance; Ex Senator Bound, residence, $10,- 000. CHURCHES DESTROYED. Reformed, $1S,000; CtthoHc. $10,000; Baptist, $15,000; Methodist, $13,000; Evan gelical, $6000; Presbyterian. $10,000. The insurance companies, represented by two agents, lose as follows: American, of Phila delphia, $100,000; Girard, $75,000; Pfccen.x, of London, $50,000; Lyconing. $100,000; Fire Association, of Philadelohis, $39,000; Farmers, of York, $24 000; Franklin, $40. North America. $40,000; 'n. $125,000, and Danville Mechanics, $13,000. Tbe ag gregate losses are estimated at $1,600,000. Teed aad Pravlataaa A sited Cor. Pittsburg, May 15. A message was re poived last meht bv Mayor Liddell Irom Gov ernor Hoyt asking aid for the sufferers by tbe fire at Milton, Pennsylvania, yesterday. Ia acc irdance with this tbe mayor has named Monday next as tbe day for a meeting to take action in relation to relief measures. The meeting will be held in a room of the cham ber of commerce. The Gsverssrs Call. Habbisburq, May 15. Toe governor is sues the following: "Although liberal con tributions have been made to Milton, the ad vices are that tbey will be exhausted. Knives, fork, coffee-pote, clothing and blankets are most needed. Tbe emergency is very press ing, aud they will give twice who will give quickly. HOYT. Philadelphia Beaaeade. PhtLademia, May 15. t a meeting in the mayor's clfise to day three thousand three hundred and eighty dollars w.u con tributed for Milton. "J1EBE WE BEST. J. C. Goodrich, of Madison, is a candidate for Slate superintendent of education. Mrs. Diyle died in Selma a short time since. Sne was the widow of S. F. Doyle. There are oae hundred and ten newspa pers and periodicals published in the State. Hon. A. A. Coleman is a candidate for juige of the Greensboro circuit, at the next election. . Colonel J. W. Posey, of Greenville, is a candidate forjudge of tbe new second judi cial circuit. Mr. J. W. Yarbrough has leased the Col linsville Post, and is making a very good pa per of it. Mr. Daniel Crow, an old citizen of Law rence county, died recently, aged seventy eight years. Selma has received to date the present sea son 109,575 bales of cotton, against 99,218 bales same time last year. The third annual convention of the Sundry schools of Alabama is called to meet in Eo faula, June 8'.h. Colonel H. A. Herbert, the present repre sentative ftcm the Montgomery district, is a candidate for re election. Hon. J. M. Carmichae', of Dale county, is strongly urged for the State auditorehip. Colonel Savage, of Calhoun county, is also spoken of for the same office. Charles H. Patton. Eq ., a son of Ex -Governor Pattern, is the Democratic candidate for the legislature in Liuderdale county. Mrs. Walker, wife ot Hon. Thomas A. Walker, of Jacksonville, Calhoun county, died at her residence, in Jacksonville, a few days since. Tbe State Index is a new eight-page weekly just started at Selma by Hardy & Norton. It is a well edited, handscm ;ly printed j urnal, and merits succe-' s. The historical and monumental association of Montgomery propose to raise sixty thou sand dollars by one-dollar subscriptions for the purpose of erecting a monument in that city to the Confederate dead. Hon. John T. Morgan, Ciptain J. F. White, and Colonel George S. Lyon were re cently engaged at Dayton, Marengo county, in taking testimony in the case of Miss Lucy Rhett Horton, of Marengo, against John H. Morgan, for seduction, now pending in the supreme court of the District of Columbia, at Washington City. Aa Aaserleaa tilrl la Paris. An American girl in Paris writes: "We went to the Madeleine to church this morn ing. It is not much like church, especially when one stops to buy things on tbe way home. The French all do their shopping on Sunday, but they are very particular not to miss mass in the morning. The mus e at the Madeleine was very fine, but the ceremony was rather ridiculous. Soon after we came to the pension they announced a soiree for Sunday evening. The Eoglish girls rebelled at first, but at last were prevailed noon to go, and they danced nntil twelve o'clock at night. This is not the worst of it. Soon af terward the most prudish of the English girls was seen going to hear Sarah Bernhardt ! play on Sunday evening. We are in tbe queerest of hotels now. We have no fetnme de chant bre, but instead an old man docs all the chamber work. He is called 'garoon' in French, and B and I call him 'the old bey' in plain English. I shall never believe that the French are hypocritical. I have found them very kind, good-hearted and frank. Of course I rench girls are very dif- it-rcni in tneir leenng irom Americans or Eoglish. Ihe Americans are a sort ot cross between the Engl s i and French better than the English and a little better than the Drench. A Bad Day rer AlUaratera. Orlando (Fla.) Reporter: "Monday proved a field day with tbe alligators. They came uui in targe numoera to bask in tbe warm sunlight alter the ram. Fatal recreation! c very ooa y on board went to shoot I ncr thpm Even the scullion would leave his dish pan to " num. ana ic seemea nard to miss tnem. ibe champion slayer was an old hunter from the Granite State. Whenever ne raised bis nne death was in the air and its sharp report was the crack of death for some cousin ot the crocodile. The gater slayer expended his last cartridge in the evening, but not until he had scored his sixty-fifth alligator. We have killed upward of two hundred altogether. Their vitality is remarkable. I chopped off tbe bead of one a few minutes after it had been shot. Sever al minutes after tbe head was entirely sever ed from the body I tbrust an oar at it. The jaws opened and snapped to again I ke a huge steel trap, driving tbe teeth three fourths. of an inch into tbe hard oak and splitting the oar-handle. Even twenty min utes later tbat 'eater-head would not have been a safe toy for children." They Iea't Waat a SJtepsaetaer. Marion. O.. May 12. Two damsels. known as Net aud Pet Woods, were brought into town to day from Lime and lodcred in jail, charged with shooting with intent to kill tneir stepmainer.. About six weeks aco Tip Woods, a grain merchant of Lsrue, married his second wife, against the wishes of his daughters. Threats were made by the latter against tbe life of Mrs. Woods, and lsi night, about ten o'clock. the two girls drove in a buggy from Kenton, armed with revolvers, it ia alleged, wish the expiees determination of murdering their step-mother. KeachiDo- tho residence of Mr. Woods, tbey fired several shots through tho windows, broke in the front door, and repaired to the upper stcry, where tbey began a terrible fusilade into the bed-room of Mr. and Mrs. Woods. Mrs. Woods escaped through a side-door on tbe lower flower, where she took refuge in the apartment of Mr. Hastings, a partner of Mr. woods, and secreted herselt under the bed. Unable to find the object of their search, the two girls returned to Kenton. This morn ing they were arrested, and broueht before Justice Copeland, and, in default of seven hundred dollars were jailed here, aa above stated. A saeeeasral Walkiet. Ninety English miles separate Philadel phia from the metropolis. A colored boot black of the Quaker City wagered that ha could walk tbe distance-within twenty-four hours, and made tbe trial on Thursday and Friday last. He arrived at tbe Commercial ex.'hng, in Piiiladelphia, fifteen minutes ahead ot time, and nearly tainted, but toon revived and made a speech to the assembled crowd.- His reward is several hundred dol- ficiently'.large.to contain a enmmonfebam- paghi. oottie; a nre or cnarcos t or i imui.j glowing embers is mado witbJn tbe bole, in to wbich til? woman about to be scented throws a handful of drugs, bhe then takes uff tbe cloth Ot "topV which form her dress and crouches caked over the fumes, while she arranges her robe to fall as a mantle from her neck to the grout A like t tent, ene now begins to perspire fret! in tie hot-air U.IU ..I f Via nnm nf iVu vitf bt-.'Ug tbUS opened and moist, the volatile pil fr"ui the smoke ot toe Doming penumes .rawon.- atly absorbed. By the time that ix ff a,,s expired the scenting procesi is con.lesiJ. and both her person and her robe are jug lenfwith incense, with which they are ara thoroughly impregnated that I have fre quently smelt a party of women strongly at . run a nnnareu yaras distance warn mo wmu ; has been blowing from their direction. cull. Edaeatleaal Befersa Prapeeed ta be Iaatltated daialna Jaaas at ft lee Per Ceat. Madrid, May 15. In congress Senor Bustiilos, minister of colonies, replying to a question by a Cuban deputy, said the gov ernment proposed soon to introduce a re formed system of education in Cuba and to estabu'oh agric ultural schools there, but it was impossible for ihe present to create a prefecr ture and ecclesiastical reforms. In answer toj further interpellation, Bustiilos said the gov ernment had borro wed certain sums at nine per cent, interest U enable then to meet, claims pecding the issue of the prrjeoted Cuban loan. T11K FJIJE frillies; ta Hake esae Caactsslsss ta BlBBiarch for she Cathe lie Fewer -I" raaay. London, May 15. j Berlin correspond ent asys: "Hoodreds cf paiUhes are without priests, and to new oa ss can be apro nted nntil the bihops are wit'lint to submit tbe names of candidates to th- gt vernment. It is therefore believed in gwa'smetit crclts tbat the pope is willing to g tve in. a ne tear tbe power of the papacy h Europe might be shaken by longer deU y. lo re establish tbia power the pope- is .ad to be willing make, tor the momeas, a 'roe sac rifices and also some important ooncssions. In this policy, ho-vever, the pop ."Ui en counter resistance irom the Jesuits. GEOBtiE ELIOT'S Haebaad, Br. Jeha Walter (Jreaw, Old Sew Verk. Btsktr-Hsst Bla Uaele has Hay ta His Ksvor. New York Evening Telegram: "The marriage of Marian Evans lvwes, better -known as George Eliot, to Mr. Ji'hn Walter Cross, which bas been announced by cable from London, has attracted very general at tention in the first circles in this city, as tbe groom was for a long period a resident1' here, and was ten or twelve years ago a well known society man, a member of the TJ.tion club and prominent among Wall stivet. b inkers. Mr. William Wood, lately lbe president ot the board of education, aaid t'o a reporter of the Telegram: Mr. Jobbi Walter Cress was about ten years a member . of tbe banking bonse of Deonistonn, Wood & Co., at No. 22 Exchange place, which went out ot business in 1S75. The London branch of the bouse was Deonistoun, Cross & Co. The Mr. Crews in this firm waa the father of John Walter. Tho latter gentlemas left New York in 1S71 to takd up hu residence in London. Since 1875 he bas been a mem ber of tbe banking-house of Cress, Bnsoo ac Co., who are dealers in American securities, and the successors ot Robert B;nson & Co. of London. Mr. Cross has been successful in business. Ha was io.-ty years of age last. March, lie was educated at Rugby, and has. been a writer for Eraser's aod other London magazines. He is very intimite in tbe liter ary society to which Georen Henry Lewes, the late husband of George Eliot, belonged, among whose members were Prof. Jowatt, master ot Biliol college, Oxford; Prof, Brad ley, master of the University college, and Matthew Arnold. Mr. Cross was also very in timate with Mr. L';wes, and was one of tba m Corners at his funeral. There has been an in timacy of laig standing between the Cross aod Ls ps a.niiies. 1 am Mr. Crop's uncle,' contiBoedMr, Wood; 'his mother 4 my ska ter. His biothe,! Mr. Richard Jarues Cross, u 2 member ot .the bankicg-touse of Mor ton, Buss & Co., at the corner ol Nassau and Cedar streets, in this city. This gentleman married MaU'da UetU-uond a daughter of the late William Redmond, formerly a well known merchant ia this civ v. Tlie marriage of my nephew with George Euot is some what a matter of surprwe to me, as 1 had no information from him in xegaxd to it. He is a very clever man, and aha is tha brightest woman in all England.' " Peaple ta this Ceaatry Dylas Denver (Col.) News: "A private Irtfe. to an official in this city, from Franklin, 'Itx.1, says: The R:o Grande river ;s dry agjna.. and the greatest distress prevails among tfeue poor wretches by whom wa are surrounded". They are absolutely starving; many are liv ing on what we call grass nuts. These they grind between two stones, and think them selves fortunate it they can get a handlol of bran to mix with them. Many have died, from want.and it is believed that within three months, naless relief comes from abroad,, many more will die. A number come in from other towns daily, demanding food. All they ask is a little corn. As far as we can see now, it seems there win be no corn, vegetables or fruit. The few vegetables we now have are eettin? dry and touh for want of water.. Don't think I am exaggerating my account. Tbat were impossible. Imagine while hun dreds of thousands of dollars are beicg sent to Ireland, there are people in our own glo rious republic dying for want o. food. " A Herele Bather. The Lancaster (Pa ) Intelligencer says on Wednesday la it a sad drowning accidot, marked by the heroic devotion of a mother, took place in the Susquehanna river, seair NetTs island, opposite Turkey Hill. Henryr Shoff, leek-tender on the canal at Newr Bridgeport, York county, went fishing on. Neff'a island. About, noon bis wife, accom--pacied by her two children, entered a boat to row to tbe island, taking with her ber bus band's dinner. The boat struck a rock and was upset, Mrs. Shell and her children being thrown into the water. Mrs. Shoff being a good swimmer, seized her children, and tell ing them to cling fast to her clothing, struck out bravely for the shore through the swirl ing, eddying torrent. Before reaching tha landing the little girl, aged ten years, lost her hold, sank beneath the water and waa drowned. The mother and boy, after a bard struggle, reached a place of safety. KJsslaa- aad TeUlaat. Mr. Eddy gave Mifs Htnfzleman a fine set of jewelry, at Newbero, North Carolina, and she wore it lor several weeks. Then be brought a suit to recover it, on the ground that be had simply lent it to her. She testi fied that, by the terns of a mufual agree ment, she was to pay lot the j-we(ry by kiss ing Mr. Eddy every morning for a hundred days. He called and got his kiss, on bis way to work, every day for about a month. tTben he grew bold and wanted to tike a hug aa well as a kias. There was no provision in the bargain for buzcinz. and she remlsed him. even restricting bis kisses to a mere touch of nis lips to ner cneea. ui inougoc .'J" waa being cheated, and hence his fcfl jrt to recover. Death la Hasty Grata. An Italian correspondent of the Lancet. calls attentijn to an insidious and frightfully disease called "pellaga," of which no less than ninety-seven thousand Italians are said to be dying at the present time, the number of victims representing 3.62 per 1000 of tha whole population, and in the infected depart ments, especially ii! Lombardy and Venice, a higher proportion thaS ever occurred during the worst cholera epidemic in France. The diapnan nsnaliv mna ilnw lourse, like con sumption. IU cause is believed to be the exclusive consumption of man in et en orated condition and the unhealthy State of the hovels in which the rustics live. A Balae Bst SJtery. A boy in AugusU, Maine, recently found1 a nest containing twelve young rats. Tbese he placed in a basket and presented thens to the family cat, which is the mother of two small kittens. Tbe cat devoured ten of the rats at once. Then, taking the two others in her mouth, she carried them to the basket and tenderly placed them beside her own young, and there they remain, living in har mony and drawing sustenance from their natural enemy. The cat evinces as much solicitude for their safety and comfort ce aha does for her own offspring. Paaeral of Chief-Jastlee t'karrh. Albion. N. Y.. May 15. The funeral of" Chief-Justice Church takes otace io Christ's church on Tuesday next. Tbe services will. be condue'ed ty Uisbop Coxa and Rev. Mr. Barnird. Mrs. Conrch was completely Dros- trated by the death of her husband, ard passed a restless nigbt. She was somewhat better to day. Ibe courts acd bar associa tions in the State are taking formal action. New York Bank sttatesneat. Niw Tnur Mao I t P .9la. ment: Loans decrease, $2,565,500. Spec increase, f 2 8SJ 500. Legal-tenders in crease. 11,972,200. Deposits increase. $2,752,900. Circulbtror decrease, $74,500. Reserve increase. $4,170,475. Tbe banks now ho'd 10.238.325 in excess of tho legal requirements. I Ceatest Over a Preeaaaaaa'a Corpse. I Naw York, May 15. The friends of Den- I nis Copirs, a Freemason, whose body was refused burial in Calvary cemetery last fall, acd which refusal has resulted in a long cob- Be troversy, have resolved to carry tbe case info the court of appeals. Hi Tbe Praaeaed Prlse-Plsht. 6 Naw York. Mav 15. -It is stated that the time and placs has beea fixrd for t h -fight between Kooke and Donovan;- have resumed training. Goss leaves 1 - ' for Erie. Ho meets Paddy Ryan i. luesday next. Mew 1rk'a Obel' . A knoU ia front of and ot the Metropolitan museum, ib Cn","" ' has been selected as a suitable jt'V-v Egyptian obelisk. and the department ot x bas eiven itu const at to the errction f ctx-'-.k ihe-. . Pit ti. - ,x ; - f" ;s , . i - - y I - A. 1 ... I .