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THURSDAY.DECEMBER M, IBS1. I'Kmiux rB*r»». There is no greater drain upon the resources of the country than that caused by the reckless legislation with reference to pensions. Since June, 1&81, there has been paid out for pensions $250,000,000, and President Arthur esti mates, in his message, that it will re quire $235,000,000 to pay the sums called for under the arrearage of pensions bill. Already it requires $70,000,000 [ier an num to pay the pensions now allowed, and it is probable that this amount will he increased to $100,000,000 within the next three years. Up to date some ,89, 063 pensions have been applied for, of which 450,909 have been grantod, and there are still 200,575 left to be acted on. The applications continue to pour in, and, although there are 075 clerks in the Pension Bureau, the President esti mates that it will require six years for this force to dispose of the cases now pending. Under the arrearage of pen sions law every new case allowed involves on an average a first payment of $11 35. It is fair to assume that if the raid upon the Treasury continues, under the arrears Act, it will not be many years before the total pensioners upon the Govern ment will number 1,000,000. There are only some 9,000,000 voters in the coun try, and as every pensioner has brothers, sons or friends interested in his welfare say, on an average, three to the man -we will soon find about one-half the voters of the nation interested, either directly or indirectly, in plundering the other half. It is a dangerous condition of af fairs. The policy encourages a habit of dependence in a large and growing class of citizens, which ought to be avoided. The Arrears bill was worked up by the army of pension agents, but was twice shelved by the House Committee, which had it in charge. Finally the pension thieves, finding that they could not push the bill through the committed, adopted the bold course of having the committee discharged and passing the bill through the House under a suspension of the rules. It passed the Senate much the same way, eliciting but little discussion. A Presidential campaign was pending, and the Republicans were anxious to push through the measure, hoping there by to purchase the soldier vote, while the Democrats had not' the courage to oppose it.__ AKKEIS TO <30 HOME. Mr. liartholemie, the Embassador of Russia to the United States, has made himself unpopular in Washington by his refusal to pay debts and by his bold amours. Mr. Blaine wrote to the Rus sian Government and requested his with drawal. The request has been seemingly ignored; and a special messenger is to be sent to the Czar to find out what the matter is. If Mr. Bartholemie has been so nngenteel as to contract debts and shield himself from not paying them un der the courtesy of nations to foreign Embassadors by which they are made free from prosecution, he certainly ought to be ashamed of himself, and he should be ordered peremptorily home. But that his amours should form part of the oharges against him is a refreshing in timation that the stories current about Washington society are untrue. ANOTHER PHOmuiOl'S STEAL. The City Auditor of Newark, Fred. A. Palmer, eonfesses that he has stolen out and out $125,000. The argnment of some, that every man has his price, grows stronger with every example of human depravity such aa this. Either much truth must be conceded to this prop osition of the snarling philosophers, or else there is something seriously at fault with the people who elect men to respon sible plaoea. The conclusion is humiliat ing in either case. We will hold on to the belief, however, that there are plenty of men in the country who are solid in their integrity and who would betray no trust imposed on them. It is easier and less painful to believe that th3 people often make mistakes in choosing their servants. There may be a remedy for this evil. The possible other evil would make us mere brutes. FIGHTING CHEATHAM. General B. F. Cheatham, in early days a prosperous business man of Stockton, Cal., and later a dashing General in the Confederate army, is now a planter near Wartraoe, Tennessee, and a stranger would hardly take him for one of the hardest hitters of the hottest war in history. He is of medium hight, square build and weighs about 180 pounds; wearsalinen duster and a white mustache; smiles frequently, but seldom laughs; takes his beer with military precision and regularity, and converses the while with out ostentation and with winning cor diality. The California exchanges relate many instances of Cheatham's desperate courage in the early days of that State. CRITICAL. The Eureka Sentinel apologizes (or Sublishlng Friday’s proceedings in the uiteau trial, and says the prudent pater families will see to it that this nastiness is put beyond the reach of their children. The Sentinel is more nioe than wise. This is from the Reno Gazette. The Sentinel is grateful for being set right as to the proprieties. The measure of our gratitude will be full if the Gazette will only apologize for attributing its “pater families" to this paper. Such families are unknown in Eureka and must be peculiar to Reno. iiraPECTiosr or theaters. The New York Fire Commissioners have been aroused to a sense of their duty by the recent Vienna horror and hare ordered an inspection of all the theaters and plaoes of amusement in the oity. If they perform their labors effec tively their example will be followed elsewhere._ He was fond of singing revival hymns, and his wife named the baby Fort, so that he would want to hold it. TELEGRAPHIC. CONTINUATION OF GUITEAU’S TEIAL. MEDICAL EXPERTS BEINC EX AMINED. They Ccnernlly Pronounce the Prisoner Sane. Orest Agitation in Diplomatic Circle* RIOOLEBERBER TO CARVE OUT A COURSE FOR HIMSELF. [SPECIAL TO TUI SENTINEL. | Washington, Dec. 31.—On the opening of the Oniteau trial this forenoon. Dr. Hamilton of New York took the stand. Beoville desired to have the other experts excluded while the witnesa was giving his testimony, but the Court ruled against hfm. During the argument Davidge was interrupted by Oniteau, who said: •* I will cut this short, Judge, by saying that I am perfectly willing to have them here. I want them to lrarn all they can. I have so much confidence in their honor and integrity that”— Davidge—That la precisely what I am com ing to. Oulteau—'You are on the right track. Judge; I'll take yon on my aide. You are engaged for my side of this case. The witness was questioned at great length relative to the operation of mind, significance of dreams and unconscious expressions, us in dicative of mental processes. Counsel for the prosecution protested against the apparently objective direction of the inqnries. Beoville, gmtliug—Well, gentlemen, 1 told jou I did not know much about the subject. Ouiteau—Then you had better get off the case if you know nothing about it. I think Reed and I can do better than you, judging by ths way you are laboring. Looking over the notes which Beoville held in hie hand, he continued: “ You’ve got a lot of stuff there; it’s not In your handwriting. I guess it must have been con tributed by seme one.” Ouiteau appeared dissatisfied with the result of the examination, and finally said to Beoville: ** Oh, tear that shift up, Beoville. Send this man down and call Clarke Mills. He's a good deal better man for you than this one. He took a cast of my head the other day, thinking some people would be interested to see it. Ho took a bust of Andrew Jackson, and he thinks it greater than Jackson’s was. He found one side of my head badly deficient, though.” The prisoner then branched off on to his in spiration theory, and rattled on for acme time on his oft-repeated harangue on the subject of irresistible pressure. Davidge asked tbe witness if people ad judged medically insane were not capable of judging between right and wrong? Oulteau, quickly looking up from his writ ing, said: "What bearing has that? When a person is controlled by an irresistible im pulse, that’s all there is in this case (striking the table violently), and all thia talk don’t amount to anything.” There are a great many insane medically who appreciate the difference between right and wrong. In nearly all the asylums the system of rewards and punishments is in vogue in dealing with the insane, showing that it Is recognised in the treatment of the insane that they discriminate and control their actions On the whole this w.tuess’ testimony bore against the theory of insanity, and was fairly well sustained. Doctor Worcester of Massachusetts, who re fused when upon the stand for the defense to answer a hypothetical question proposed by Beoville, testified in his opinion the prisoner was a sane man. Ouiteau (sharply)—How much do you ex Kct to get for that opinion ? I suppose it will worth $600 to you. That is the way Cork hill la running, but I don’t think It will be worth a snap to the jury; not a snap, sir. Corkhlll then read a hypothetical question, which covered the material facts in the pris oner’s history from boyhood down to his act on the second of July, and inquired: Assura- 1 Ing all these facts to be true, in your opinion was the prisoner sane or Insane when he klllod the President ! Answer—I believe him to have been sane. Ouiteau, sueerlngly— Yes, sir, and you ex pect to get $500 for your opinion. All through the reading of the hypothetical ?,uestions Ouiteau continually shouted; "That’s alse, absolutely false.” At one time he said: "That’s false; get the facta right for your hypothesis, or whatever you call it. Judge Porter must have got that stuff up for you, Corkhlll. You certainly have not got brains enough. I want to say right here, Colonel Corkhlll ha* made a very good outward state ment of facts, but he hasn’t touched at all upon what was going on in my mind at that time. That is a matter for the Jury, Court, Deity and me to decide—we four.” Col. Corkhlll then read another hypothetical | question, setting forth in its most unenviable ! light the career of Oulteau. The prisoner winced under the record, hut confined himself to a sort of growl. On concluding reading, Corkhlll again inquired of the witness: "Do you consider the prisoner was sane or Insane on the 2d of July?” Witness—In my opinion he was sane. The Recall of Minister Bartholomew Chicago, Dec. 21.—A Times' Washington special says: Diplomatic circles are much agl tsted over the act of Secretary Blaine in re questing the Russian Government to recall Minister Bartholomew No reasonable reply waa made, and an envoy starts for 8t. Peters burg on Jan. 10. Bartholomews life here has been a constant scandal. He brought a sus picious female from 8outh America. He in curred debts that he will not pay, and baa duped a large number of tradesmen. His ex perience at Newport last Summer cannot have been forgotten. Another officer of the Russian Government is in danger of a similar protest for bringing here an Italian woman, who has been hi< mistress for years, and who has borne him three children. Mrs. Blaine is said to 1 have inspired the recall of Bartholomew A Boy Shot by is Crank. Newabk (N. J.), Dec. 21.—James Groves, a crank, aged 60, shot dead last evening in the public street Eddie Loden, aged 13. When Groves was taken to the station-house he said he guessed the boy would not bother him •gain, and offered to plead guilty to murder In the second degree. Three years ago Groves waa arrested for threatening the life of Loden'a father. Riddlebergsr’s Coarse in the Senate Richmond, Dec. 21.—In the Senate yesterday it waa announced that Rlddleberger would represent that party which la Virginian in lta origin, liberal in its ideas and patriotic In its everv sense. In the House it was said that he would carve out a oourse for himaelf, and act for the interests of Virginia, and that he op posed Bourbonism and /underlain debt paying. More Frond Developed. Newabk (N.J.), Dec. 21.—Another financial fraud has just been developed. Frederick A. Palmer, Auditor of the Oity Accounts, has sur rendered himself and been Imprisoned on his own confession that he has embezzled $126,000 of the city funds during the past three years and lost it InWall street speculations. He as serts that no one is implicated with him. No Decision Reached. Washington, Dec. 21.—The Republican Sena tors caucusaed yesterday afternoon without reaching a decision as to the Democratic proposition that Neil Brown, late Recording Clerk in the Houae, be elected to the same place in the Senate. ' over thiTwater. Tb. Queetlou or Conferrluff ttie Freedom of the City I’pon Parnell and Dillon—Smith O’Rrleu’. bon Fired Cpon—More Arrest.. [SPECIAL TO TUB SENTINEL.] Dublin, Dec. 21.—The decisions oome to in the’Land Court are regarded with dissatisfac tion by many tenants In the north. The corporation of Dublin yesterday consid ered the question of conferring the freedom of tbe city upon Parnell and Dillon. The pro ceedings were disorderly, and the meeting waa dissolved on a technical point. There will be another meeting of the corpor ation of Dublin, at which efforts will be made to carry tha resolution to confer tbe freedom of the city on Parnell and Dillon against all obstructions. O'Brien, son of Smith O’Brien, the agitator of 1448, was fired at, but without effect, while returning from Valning, a farm at Qlandower, County Cork. A Dublin firm has recalled orders for 100 beds for tbe Orange Gorman Female Prison, in anticipation of tbe arrest of lady Land Leaguers. Several arrests were made to-day under the Coercion Act. Tbe wife of Henry George, the American political economist, took the ohalr at a defiant meeting of the Ladles' Land League yesterday. The male porter, on leaving the premises with a bag of letter*, was arrested and sent to Kll main ham Jail. The presses, type, material, cto., of the Gold Hill Newt offloe are offered for tale. One by one tbe rotes fall. PACIFIC COAST ADVICES. Meeting of the Old Order of Chosen Friend*—Annnnl Meetlnir or the St*^ Teaehers* A**oelntlon—Reno* Intlon* Adopted by the Hoard of Ileiilth—Vaccination to Be En forced Aiiioncr the Chinese—Wnt clde of Charles E. Butler—A Shoot lug Scrape. [SPECIAL TO THE BENTltfEL.J San Francisco, Dec. 21.—At s meeting of the Grand Council of the Old Order of Chosen Friends to-day, during the aftexnoou session, one of the delegates stated that nnder the au thority vested in him and by virtue of bis of fice, he had the right to enjoin the seceding Councils from collecting dues, and also to com pel them to pay dues to the Grand Council of the Old Order. The matter was referred to a Committee. . Members of the Grand Jury to-day visited the Metropolitan Temple and some of the theaters (or the purpose of determining wh-ther the means of exit were adequate in case of fire. The Btato Teachers' Association of Califor nia will hold their fifteenth annual meeting In this city, commencing Dec. 27. About a year ago the Board of flealth adopted a leaolution condemning Chinatown, and calling on the Board of Inspectors to in cresse the prison accommodations so that the Cubic Air ordinance could be enforced. The Board of Supervisors, for some reason, failed to give it their attention. To-night the Board of Health met and again adopted the resolu tion, and called the attention of the Board to the necessity of increasing at once the prison accommodations. The Board also called the consideration of the Supervisors to the fact that duriug the present year not less than 20, 000 Chinamen had arrived in the city and that they were all quartered in Chinatown, and that its limits nad not been enlarged. The quarantine officers stated that a great number of the Chinese who arrived on the last steamer were reported as having been vaccinated prior to leaving China, but that it has since been ascertained, by investigation, there was no virus at Yokohama or Hong Kong, and that the Celestials had been inoculated with mucil age instead of vaccine matter. The Board of Health authorized the Quarantine Office to rapidly enforce the ordinance requiring vac cination. San Jose, Dec. 21.—This evening Jose Bea was fatally stabbed, at the corner of Eldorado and San Pedro streets, by a party unknown. The two had been iu attendance at a dance, a fandango, and had a quarrel about one of the women present. St. Helena (Cal.), Dec. 21.—Chas. E. Battler committed suici^re by shooting himself through the head at T. F. Griby’s Uanch, near Youug ville. Nevada City (Cal.), Dec. 21—A shooting scrape occurred at Indian Camp, abont a mile from this place, at 10 o’clock this morning, be tween two drunken Indians. One Indian drew a revolver and fired at another. The wounded man tired two shots at his assailant, both of which took effect. During the fracas a man named Williams, who furnished the In dians with whisky, shot one of the Diggers three times, after which he made his escape. He is still at large. Both Indians will die. The Grand Council of the Order of Chosen Friends, representing about HO Lodges that held aloof from the recent independent move ment, to-day adopted a report petitioning the Supreme Council to be set apart as a separate jurisdiction whenever the membership Bhall reach 3,000. A Dcacou 111 the City. A saintly brother from the remote parts of Esmeralda County has been taking in tbo sights of San Francisco. In an inter view with a representative of the Daily Re port, he remarked: “It’s mighty easy to be virtuous up in Esmeralda County, where there aint many temptations except whisky and draw-poker, but if the strictest church member of our county was to come down here and fall by the wayside and make a holy terror of himself, I think I could hardly blame him." I.arce Sale of Stock Cattle. The Belmont Courier of last Saturday has the following: Thomas and John Keough of Elko County have purchased about 2,200 head of cattle from James 8. Wood, R. H. Robinson, O. 8. Wattles, M. W. Esser, Charles Goldbach, W. L. Smith, M. J. Thomason and Oliver Clark, all of Belmont. The cattle will soon be driven from this oounty into Elko. Flutter lu Candelaria. True Fissure. There is a great flutter among the mash ers of the town over the anticipated ad vent of the new schoolmarm. She is said to be a daisy. Flue Jacks. A oar load of jacks from Missouri passed west on Monday, on the way to Sacra mento. They were as large as ordinary sized mules, and worth from $250 to $500 each. _MARRIED. At Wlnnemucca, Dec. 20,1881, Julius 0. Had ley to Mist Nellie Job. DIED. At Clarksville, Iowa, Deo. 11, 1881, Eliza, wife ef Louts Loser, aged 38 years. At Austin, Dec. 20, 1881, Jacob Welty, a na tive of Switzerland, aged 34 years. NEW TO-DAY. Toys Given Away B. ALEXANDER WILL, FROM TO-DAY AT NOON, UNTIL Saturday evening, for the purpose of making room for general merchandise that le novr on the road, sell his TOYS! TOYS! For 8be Aetual Coat of tba Freight. tSTTh, publlo will do w,U to oall serly and get bargalaa. Eureka, I ec. 21,1881. d]9td MASQUERADE. Wigs! Wigs! Wigs! White, Blonde, Dark and Blaek, can ba bad at MILLER’8, Next door to the Turner Houae on SOUTH HAIM 8TBEET. Eureka, Deo. 20,1881. d21td Forthe Masquerade PREPARATIONS TOR THE MASQUERADE Bell ere now in order. Parties In search of Gold or Mirer Npengles, Mere, Ball, Ion Fringes and Gimps, etc., will And a line assortment at M. J. FRANKLIN A CO.'S They have also just received an lnvoios of Tarlatans. Satina and Cambrics In all oolors. MAM IN SATIN, WINI ANO OOMIQUE. Eureka. Deo. IT, 1881. dl8 aw igwii Free of Charge. A LL the silverware purchased at ““"P. STELEB'S for the Holidays and wed ding presents, will be engraved froe of charge. Enreka, Dec. 11,1881. dl8tf HOLIDAY ADVERTISEMENTS. EO.WIIHELM Chronometer, Watch and Clock Maker. Jeweler and Optician. IgEGS LEAVE TO INFORM HIS CUSTOMERS AND the public generally that lie lias now completed the alterations in his store and established The Only Strictly First-Class Jewelry Establishment in Eureka. THE WATCH DEPARTMENT Is well stocked with Ladies’, Gents and Boys’ Swiss and American Watches from the leading factories, in Nickel, Silver aud Gold. THE JEWELRY DEPARTMENT Contains the largest selection of Fine Jewelry over shown in this city, ornamented with DIAMONDS and other precious stones. SILVER-PLATED WARE. I keep constantly on hand a full line of the goods of the Middletown Plate Company, which is justly celebrated for the exquisite designs and linish as for the sterling quality of their goods. SOLID SILVER WARE. I keep only tlio goods of the Gorham Manufacturing Company of Providence and Now York, which is a guarantee that I keep the very best. OPTICAL DEPARTMENT. This department contains a choice selection of optical goods generally found at a first-class optician’s. Connected with this is the SPECTACLE DEPARTMENT, Which is repleto with all the different styles of spectacles aud Eye Glasses. Having made a special study of optics and opthalmology, so far as they relate to each other, patrons may rest assured of always gutting suitable glasses, whatever the defect of their eyes may be. THE CLOCK DEPARTMENT Is well stocked with Clocks for the Cabin, the Kitchen, the Parlor the Bed-room, the Bar, the Hall, the Office, and the Observatory, in fact, with Clocks of every description, from the cheapest to the most expensive. Dealing directly with the manufacturers, I can assure patrons that I sell goods as cheap as any house East or West. The Watch Repairing Department Is certainly the best appointed on this Coast. Among the reasons which commend this house to the attention of the public requiring the services of a Watchmaker are the following: Customers are absolutely secure against the botching of their watches, which is of no small importance, if it is considered that 99 per cent of all watches are worn out by bad watchmakers. All watches left with me for repairs are insured against los9 by lire. An honest guarantee is given for one year, in which space of time the watches are cleaned several times, if necessary, free of charge. Repairing moneys are refunded without the slightest prevarication in case I should fail to give perfect satis faction, and lastly, but not least, NO MONEY IS EVER OBTAINED UNDER FALSE PRETENSES I Repair to Jewelry Neatly Done! Man Spricht Deutsch. On Parle Francais. Holiday Announcement! MORRIS & LEVY, .DEAEEKN 1ST. Staple and Fancy Dry Goods! Have made great redttctiohs in every department, and now offer their magnificent stock to the public at inch figure* which moot sure'y convince the publio to laok to tbelr Interest*, and secure their want* in the Dry Good* line at OUR SPECIAL PRICES FOR THE HOLIDAYS I Silks, Satins, Brocades, Velvets, Cashmeres, Suitings, Plaids and Dress Goods, GREATLY REDUCED, AN ELEGANT ASSORTMENT OF HOLIDAY GOODS! A Specialty In Cloaks, Dolmans, Japanese Dolmans In Silk, Mohair and Plush, and a Splendid Line of Children’s Cloaks, Reduced for Holidays. Carpets and Oil Cloths in Beautiful Designs and at the Lowest Prices! In fact every article, at prices which cannot fall to attract attention. ONE PRICE AND FOR CASH ONLY. Please call and examine our Goods and Prlcen.MORRIS A LEVY. OLDEST AND LEADING Jewelry Establishment XXT ETJE/EKA. MAGNIFICENT JEWELRY! .FOB. HOLIDAY PRESENTS. P. S TEL PR, rpHE RELIABLE JEWELER, BAN JIJNT RETCRJID FROM MAR FRA^ Diamond Sets, Earrings, Pins and Buttons, Studs and Finger Rings. AMO, * very flue uiorlm.at of UdlH' and Otntlnneu'a Bold Wal.hu and Chatna, Silver Watehea. French and Fancy «i “eke. and a larwc a..ort.neut of Ladlea’ Bold Meta ami Banale Bracelet*, of all kind* and at all price*. * ^ •pl^odid assortment of Ool«l Charms, And a very flue line of loiid m Yer •“d**,»t®.d Ware, eonalaf lug ol* Flue Build Silver Card t'aaea, 1 Portmonlea, Forka. Hpoone. Hnivea, and a beautiful AHortment of solid Silverware In ease*. MAOrtment of Gold Pens and Holden, the equal of which was never hrnnah* dMsjmta? ^irf,art!,Cl*?.tO°.ntt“V0Ui I0 “•“tion-ln fact everthlng found la a flnt! cuss jewelry store. I will sell this stock of goods at GKEATLY REDUORD PRIfiKii in^nu to. tta« Pl.M. c.U .t my e.t.bll.hm.at Jnd ei.mln. my ct.“.Iv. .tock ot eo J.Mol. ■ u*c-im' r. imti. HOLIDAY GOODS. 1881. '88a. HOLIDAY GOODS! EVERYTHING NEW! IMMENSE STOCK! IMMENSE STOCK! NO OLD GOODS! : at : POSTOFFICE BUILDINC W. E. Davidson has just received his mammoth stock of Fine Holiday Goods, to which he invites the atten tion of the Public. This stock is entirely new, per sonally selected by himself, and is by far the most ele gant line of Goods ever brought to Eureka, consisting in part of Autograph Albums I ; Scrap Albums ! FANCY INKSTANDS! !MUSIC BOXES ! WORK BOXES!] Writing Desks, Toilet Sets, Fine Papeteries, Russia Leather Goods, Gold Pens, Chess, Checkers, Dominoes, Card Cases, and hundreds of other articles suitable for Holiday Presents. A very fine assortment of Books in every style of Binding. iC HR 1ST Ml AS CARD’S !j in endless variety, including all the prize cards from the house of L. Prang & Co., Boston. Special attention is called to this department, as the Stock is the largest, most complete* and finest ever seen in this market [DOLLS! DOLLS!j From 25 Cents to 25 Dollars. i WHISTLING LOCOMOTIVES ! j Crandall's Blocks, and all the latest novelties in tins line. An immense assortment of j CHILDREN'S TOY BOOKS ! j at prices ranging from twenty-five cents to two dollars. Don’t purchase your H until you have examined this mammoth stock. ;W.RDAYID90N, i iili POSTOFFICE BUILDINC.ji;| DON’T FORGET THE PLACE! .. atOU >ur*ka, Hot. 20. 1881.