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""Ssi'tate Capita] is now puked Jn the
tJiurr store box of commerce and tomorrow
leaves m. " and If forever,
gal forever fire thee well." , '
Thi Cincinnati Kwjuirtr ia getting itself
in position to he denounced as no longer
j Democratic newspaper. But it manages
lo keep its hwul above water.
Thui seems to be something concealed
. fooot the White House that Senator
j^itis, of Louisiana, doesn't like, and the
Semocracjr of bis State ia laid to agree
. with him. Harmon/ is breaking out all
orer the party. 4 On to Herat!"
I flu* what is appearing in the. Demo
critic ne*ipap?ra, ?.? *??...
lie president is engaged in an herculean
effort to reform the German and otherwise
to recall to its senses the frivolous society
of the gij Cipitil. Reform is the watch
won! of the day, sod Gorman is on guard
gt the back door.
Tin President and his party seem to be
(ut isitiuiing this attitude towards each
other:
TVf rittlDINT. | | | TBK P^RTY. ^
Jhisin two months. In two years? 1
This is very sad about Mr. Bayard. To
think of that high-stepping statesman being
nailed to his desk and never allowed
to think of thinking for himself' at all
chilli the young blood and paralyzes the
apprehension. Mr. Bayard might buy j
a rinch and try the invigorating air of the i
wild and boisterous West His path to |
| the presidency doesn't lie through the
1 White lionse.
JIchks. Johnson X. Cauuen Jacob B.
Jackson", John W. Davis**, John E.
Kenna\ K. Willis Wilson**, Daniel B.
LncaS",Henry S. Walker** and others:
Gentlemen, is there any room for harmony
in your party ? And have you all the amboUncas
you think you will need? All
replies strictly confidential.
?Ttaa Mfket thai carry * rerolrer.
Tho* nivtal tbtu carry two revolver*. Tliey
art til (inwU and (ha tug of war to Inevitable.
-Jr there be disagreement between the
Seotttryof War and the commander of
the army 'but Is unfortunate, but It is not
novel. The Becreiary of War is always
iikeljr to tliink it his duty to kick up a
bobbery with the man who wears tlta
shoulder straps. But this oughn't to incite
the gossips to rio!, as when they say
that General Hancock ia to !>e put in command.
Sheridan ia at the head of that
outfit and will stay there.
Tnis year Pennsylvania elects a State
Tretwrer, and already the rnrnpua has be(ijn.
Col. 31. S. Quay has billed himself
u s candidate for the Republican nomination,
and Chris. Msgee wants the place for
a friend. It is suggested that the meaning
of Quay's candidacy is that he is going to
set up in business for himself, leaving
Cameron to hoe his own row. At any
ntea light between Quay and Magee will
hive the interest of a first class entertainment.
That however, need not give comf>
a- t? n 1 -I- 1?
wtvvu ucmuctnuj, iur foauBjiYimiBi una
repented of her folly.
With the opening of the new year some
very earnest temperance people organized
the National Temperance League with
headquarters at Nq. IW Broomfield street,
Boston. The League is founded on the
hope of rescuing the cause of temperance
from political Prohibition. Pamphlets by
eminent persons, Rev. Edward Everett
Hilt, Mrs. J. Ellen Foster and others as
jrell known will be issued.
The first publication is from the pen of
Rev. Dr. Dorchester and is entitled "Nonpartisanship
in Temperance Effort." Dr.
Dorchester contends that a third party
weakens the temperance cause and he
says, "the third party, after sixteen years'
existence, has never put a temperance law
on onr statute books; and that the question
of advanced temperance legialation has
never been so complicated, embarrassed
ud hindered as since it has been brought
uuo uie antagonisms and prejudices ol
party strife by tliird part/ action." The
IntuiGBScui luppoeea that Rev. Dr.
Dorcheater and his aaaocintel of tlie
Uapie will not be accused of being altar*
nejn tor drnnkard-tuakere and enemiea of
ocfety. Thla question U goiug.to be dlsowed,
and it may u well be itpproacbed
in good temper.
Oca neighbor, the IUv'utcr, areonime
too toon over the disruption of the Republican
party in West Virginia. A little
natter of a difference of opinion touching
> man't fitness for an office won't break
tte Republican party wide open.
Tk? Republican party expects its news( pen
to have and to express opinions.
And herein observe the very radical dllfer??e
between the two parties. The Rtgitirr,
*t the coet of great wear and tear on Its
feelings, is expected to express Itself all |
mwuuu a nunr 01 appointment or a question
of party policy. The Democracy is
Kl to that key and will have U to.
The Republican party, on the oontrary,
nnderstanda that any danger that may besetits
path is already hall removed when
it la brought to the attention of the party.
This cannot easily he done through inch
channel a* the Ixruuotacii, (or example,
without the whole pnblic having
knowledge ol what js going on.. We mnat
warn onr neighbor againat Jumping at
conclusions. RepubUeaos may differ aa
to the domestic economy o( their own
household, bnt it doesn't lollow that this
will close up the horrible gap in tbe Democratic
ranka. And besides, it weexoept
the handful of Republicans for which the
fyiutr has become the organ, there an
no West Virginia Republican* who are
unhappy.
Eastern Nail AMOcUltun.
Puiudiuiiia, Pa., April 30.?Xt a
meeting of the Eastern Mail Association
held here Unlay two reaolntlona were
jsseed: -}
First?'The card orics of $2 30 per keg
wu unanimously affirmed. ,,
second-Owing to the backward spring
M to prevent a surplus of nails the mills
11 agreed to stop operations at leaat two
fTfep between M?y 1st and July lit.
k C..* i; * 'j rf * j. 4 -fr vt' . - t -te?i
WITH PRESENT ADMIKISTBATIOK*
' '..*?? fi MB - 'i*
How th? Praaidant OvmvM tb? Mnnbm
of Hli Cabinet udlbku TbtmSab.
MrrUDtto Hla Imparisl Will-Bitlag
Criticism from How OrlOMM.
?
' Cincinnati, 0., April-30.?A Washington
special to the Cincinnati Knquirtr
ssys: "When Grover ' Cleveland fyim
elected to the P/ealdency mnch interest
was taken by the people of the whole
country, and especially by prominent
poli icianaol b*th parties, in everything
pertaining to hia possible 4)r probable'
coarse" in the White Hons*. He waa
eiecieu aa me representative 01 a pariy
which hid been out of power (or nearly
twenty-five years, and the change of Administration
was, therefore, one of/uncommon
importance. Anticipation, curiosity
and anxiety did not wear away
with his inauguration, but, on the contrary,
became more intense. It required
several weeks to comprehend the new
Administration^ bnt now donbt and uncertainty
have given in^iy to complete
a mate [Sent at the greedy-grasp the'President
has taken on lijk Uje powers that
directly or remotely appertains to his
? Mr. Cleveland is difficult to define. The
action to-day Is no guide (br^gqttmise of
to-morrow. Events of the past aw no index
to his conduct in the future. His actions
are those of the fitful man, rather
than the man who has laid down a clear,
distinct line o( action, to be (aithlully,
systematically and consistently adhered to.
The moat surprising thing In dojnertitin;
with the selecGon of the Cabinet was thatBayard,
Garland andLunar, Senatytaof
the United States and repreaentatires of
great States and sections, should havi resigned
their independence?should have
stepped down (rom positions which were
theirs and in which they were personally
. '! a 1 /.. I ?. t-_ /__
emiunub aiiu (luncnui?hi urwuie iu
time has clearly shown) balls o! putty in
the hands of a man who,-until he was
elected Governor of New Vork, was not
amoBg the best known men of iheNailoit.
Their subordination.to a man leu - {rami?
nent In afalrs than"HEemselresiS?lis
light of'fter-inauguration developments,
is a utrao^a spectacle.
A position in the Cabinet of President
Cleveland Is hardly a political ambition
satisfied, or even palill-d. To b? of the
official-wml'y of the White House, now
meaiu to lay aside all personal pridffor
sensitiveneM about position, to crustirpoliticii
ambition, to abandon hope of inllience,
and to.become amiphia&?a secretary
to announce the decision oI tha chief,
without the power to add to or take from
tha conclusion of the autocrat who commands
them. To-day ifr. Bayard, the
banality, BelMancll.li, bijrhly-sentitive
man, stands abashed brlwu li^i,. >Mtry?
Secretary tif State only In the tills, ?n,i
without personal independence or eonslderatlaq
by the President:.' .
Mr. Cleveland, Kgtnrally evasive, has
not shown that soUdm of Banner tha
comes from lonx practice In enbtb. afltin,
or from keen appreciation o> care for lii*
motive* ?ad feelings of men, lie is
abrupMy.dircot Be employs tfi^e^IoiJ
ive ratter tlian (he iflqelly. effective,
though quieter methods.- ; ( l
I.ioIt how abruptly anil eflecttullv biyard
has been eclipsed and the fiery tamar
subdued.' Djes anybody believe that the
bumlUau?y#piijctlon of Oiblnet positions
is tn the linkl.'* of uvh talented men as
the D^awarx statesman tt)4 tin fflorbidly
organized Mlssissl pplao t
As leaders iu tlm'Senate they 3ro?t4
have been powerful to help or defeat the
President; but ni members of the Administration
they h?va no identity. .They
have met with lrrefi?tb(| Jms, wilh'Jpo
means of helping tbelr leaiunt- fhfir
I ambitions have been stifled, and , they,
have bean obscured by a masterWha will
iiroolt no dlvWcn pf honors. it is ssft.to
sav that ifroe Sona'oiJJ trio-Biytrd,
Lunar anrftKrland-rCoii'ttifa l)Sfk fu the
donate, tftfy. would gn with a suddenness
that wouM demonstrate their dislike to
pIaylD|t private "?Q(diflj3 tinder the command
of an exacting C?utat?." . !l
CUeViTt-AMI UBtytCUBP. ? Ji <
Tim PifniJant mid Hi* CMbiimt lbrrjtfvHPil
? **iili Extinction forTaroliiifi^g . .
Smv Orlmm, Ipril-30.?ffhe afternoon
Stain contains an interview with United.
States Kenator James B. Ea?*ij;on tlx evil
of lib depart ore tor I'aly, ?kw berjw
been callKUjFtlie bedatiUM* (bliwwjfb'
ter. The interview is of a political nature,
and contains a strong denunciation of the
Cleveland Administration for its fai'ore to
tors out Republican office holderiland
fill their places with capabfeandefjifcient
men of the party that won in the late
Presidential election. The interview is
aigniflcantaa the first outspoken opposition
to the' Admlntstration's courseoh'the pirt
of Democratic 8enatbr. Mr. Eoatis said;
"You cau Bay for me, and you cannot put
it too "strongly, that In my Jndgoient
Sir, Cleveland thus far, from a Democratic
standpoint, he baa beeifs^ionspicuoua
and humiliating failure. itfcri*ht and
proper to observe ? careful, discriminating
ana juuiriuus nioiwe ni die cxecuuvo
franchise; on thin, ?ml with a due regard
(or civil *ervice reform, I am free to admit,
depend* the substantial aucca** of the new
Administration. .Bat the half-hearted
manner in which the.,President bukbasn
pnrmin* the important worfcof pUdb/ln
the hand* ot trusted, eapabw andefficMt
repre?enuti?e? 61 the party, through
whose influence and almost anperhnman
exertion (he vaa placed at the head of
affair*, thois Tarloos charger and' dutlea
for the safe conduct of which the .Democratic
party Is alone to be held, re*poh??bla
to'the people, Is llttls teat than dlsihUTngj
untrue to the conBdenoe imposed In, and
unworthy of the great compliment bestowed
opio him by hlscinstftuente. Ilia
Administration hi* aomqaoced with a
aerie* of blunder*, aid hia friend* andsupporteiain
i.i?l?iana and throughout
the Union hive just causa for complaint.
Thefaat is, Democrat* do not intend to be
held responsible for thia kind of government
The Demoertcy, it would be well
to a&ta, la blgg*r th?4 ^OtorBanianf
bis Cabinet oomblned, of which balk are
that Mr. Cleveland shall pursue tb* proper
Una of action. The whole truth of the
matter la, Mr. Cleveland i* totally lacking
llaat entirely on the feverieh ad?i#* ot?
girding thew fo)poit?m a?tioa?. :itii
now np longer a matter^i dUtrlbi(Uan o(
ootUo *len)anfew?ll ?m fttoA?mliflTOUSSWftmocniUc
iu thu full aiir
land Hod hi* CabinetUell Wl ?ad be
bn*le?l ment
of a poatmaater it Plbiburgb, to 111
tb? raeaocj, will not be mad* until First
Awiitant I'oatmaater (ienera] Hay' ia
heard from.' Poatmaater Ueneral Vilaa
baa written to Mr. Ha/, aaking hia -view*
about the conteat, and baa aa yet received
; . ..' '' &' >^jj^Knra
no answer. I( Sir. Hay does not respond
in-a tew'days Mr. Vilas will probibly
jB.. ^ H-V-"
dtbongh th4 chance*of the litter ateuoi'
deemed promlalng, aa the other candidates,
three innamheffluTe thebeddng o( tbe
oongressional .delegation, as well u the
rapport of tbe Tarious (action*.. The contest,
however, will depend an the reepoue
ol Mr. Har. Mr. Hay ia improving in
health, and hope* to be able to return in a
few days.
WHAT WILL .loll* KELLY llO (
Some Anxiety About Bli Welfare on the
Part of the Administration
Haw Yoaa, April 30.?As'Clereland's
administration grows plder an,d tbe talk
of the coming eiection.'n (his State growl
louder, we begin to hearof the Importance
to the Democratic party of uniting the
J)>m0cnUiciaciio2i8 in. this city. oecre*
tary Whitney liai been here this week
lookmgtata thingt, and the adminlstraI
lion wanW to know" all about Jolin
Kelly and his plans.
. There hu been a good deal of talk about
Kelly's. waning power;'declining health
arid general breaking down, and there nay.
be something in it alL His newspaper
has ceased its daily publication, and Mr.
Kelly himself baa been away mast of the
winter. Interest in him does not flu, however,
and there are those who would rest
easier at night if they knew
more about the fntnre plans of
this statesman. The Star issues only
on Sunday, but its presses, I bear, are kept
well oiled, and there ia not enough dust
on the cases to prevent its proprietor from
starting a pretty lively, daily paper almost
any of these bright mornings. The probabilities,
are, however, that be will remain
for the summer at least only an interested
observer of affairs about him.
A gentleman speaking of the Tammany
Chief a few days am, said: "There is no
doubt that Mr. Kelly made a great mis- ,
take last fall; (o^the first time in the
ijvhole.course of Kurilublic'llfe he tnrned
coward. What ka should have done waa ,
what his heart told hlmbeoughttodo^-bolt,
Cleveland's nomination andliave declared
for James G. Blaine. The Republicans i
never wopld have "pat a candidate for the ,
mavoralltv in the field, and Mavor Grace
and Urover Cleveland would have been i
whipped out of their boots, instead of doing
that he decided to aupport Cleveland.
Hts followers had no heart to follow him,
but enough of them did so to
elect him and defeat their own |
candidate for the Mayoralty in ,
the bargain. It was the lamest tiling that j
John Xally ever acaimplished. As it It,
I das see very little future for'hlm: Dan |
Manning waa an old enemy ol Kelly, and i
KelT/Should have fought him, and, conse- ,
Suently, Cleveland. Sow Dan Manning ,
as. Kelly in bis power, and both he ,
and the President are determined |
that Tammany shall die. It will ;
do no good for delegations to visit Wash.
Ington. <A11 the patronage that Tammany |
Will receive will not avail them anything ]
"as^wlHtiOB, Blgbt hareis an in- (
atauc? oT Kellra weakvqnl pilfer, Had
be bad .perfect control of hl*organigatiQn .
you would see no dilegatlons banging .
about Washington and begging for places." j
i'hk cospfllivroitt action , ]
or iii? u. s. aiariaoa at Paqama j
Pcnco mt That hlw.
Wasuiicotox, April 30.?Secretary Whit- 1
nay ref.ejpei) a "dispatch from Rear Ad- j
mirai Jouett, statin; tfjst the troubles at t
Panama have been adjusted ami that h; ;
had witnessed au unconditional surrender I
and the signing o( a treaty > amicably i
settling the matter. Secretary Whitney I
before gflffiftijtltB Cabinet meeting to-day I
authorised the publication of {he follow- 1
ing statement concerning -aflaira " at I
Panama:
"ThA - mat tar is nracticallv ended. I
tbijk. i-dmirsj Jouett and ta'ia associates
fB foe ejcpe^fiQii haye feijid srjth great 1
lgmmx&Jwwn wv*r.-<wt? I
Yesterday aoraing they werfifn ? trouble- i
wme position, the two' Ion;ea prepared to ,
tight It out In the city ol Panama. I think '
4<)miral Jouett'a position baa been, under '
bis intMuUgn*. that to aettle their di?- 1
pateaioujatdHrjoaU femltintheem- 1
barraasment.of the Iithniaa UUttiL Md.be
in Tiolation ol (he treaty obligations, ?d '
should not be done. It has resulted in :
lf?rofV*'-g settlement of their matters ana '
preaervitms of iirflWrty. Jho insurgents,
, conld not under any; drforo,
aurCTdw4 r Irlttigpt fighting. (
'Itbmk U?e-?onctlWwy t?nn? *i W
&{&iMSjtZ '
to till: intereat they were to fitcUA JpjJJt
have inspired a very desirable feeling of I
nwpeet, and at the same time has
avoided that foiling of hostility likely
to arjte (rota the prseeiyv fl' a jEspeifar
force from without, and which would (end
to oooasion permanent irritation and un(ri^ildlintai.I
think U)e e^pedjtjoo will
remit UlUmsteiy tn oenenrang ogr pota.mercial
relations down there. It was ,
shown tint we were ready to act effectively
tod decjiiyely, and at the same time
in a moderate and proper spirit, protect- i
ing onr interest* and rights and ro{ infringing
npon theirs." SntpeBilon
of Appraiser* ? statu want or
Comptroller ol tbs Cnrrnpcy.
'WjUBwdTOSTi' P. O.rApHI S0.-?Tb"e j
Secretary olthe Treunrjrhas (J|restedtJ)e
suspension of the following named at- i
siatant appraisers at New York: lUerritt 1
Wickham, Win. H. Gregg and Wards.
aBMIjifltssaii.
of the officii of Troamrer of the Unjted 1
fltsteti!yntewini mpg.r' TMloomails.
lion jjfjBj^jroopr^raa ri^netUbr the I
President to-tay and his bond of $IeO,UOO >
,pliTSX ml ooant of all the moneys <
and securties In the different branches of 1
U.o office will begin to-morrow. The '
coanta hare been confined to sliver In the 1
silver vaults.
Following is the statement of the 1
Comptroller of-Currency showing the
amount* of National bank pote* and of 1
legal tender notes outetanuing ut aitea ol
the acta oi Jane 20,187-1, January 14,1875,
<*?4.lMyj 3J?' JS78. Jogetbar with the
amounta outitanding at tho date and tbo
lncreaae or decreaae, National bank
notes, amount ontatandint lane SO, 117'),
S3I0,SOtS)i amount outatandlng January
14. 1876, *351,881,480j amount outatandm
M?t3*V.137S, SfJ2JSMM5; amount
ouUtamllng at data of circulation of National
gold bank notui, Sl.W.aS!), not including
$32,451,807; tbe decrease daring
[*gal tender noteal Amount outatandlng
amount retlredundertboactof January 14,
187S?Xaym, 1878, <35,318,034; amount
outstanding on and since May 31, 1878,
$340,iisi,013; amount on deposit with tbe
"^ ' 'llill' rif Ctntaa 4a ?M.lnnm,
jfvMuo t d ll oidatlia banti
Und btnlia'htirlDEr ttifir idnnUUon under
rA&p.'t!
Mown Cfom ?tte M4d^i.Tba ??i)qow wu
OTcrturntnl and tbree o! the occuptnU
severely injured.
A BOLD ROBBERY.
Jk?TRAIV STOPPED IK 12fDIA*J
And tli* Pmnfirt HiU^DpTiy Thl?v?ft
Tba American KxproM lfeeeeoger Killed ;
and the Safe Bobbed?Conflicting IU- porta
About the Bold .AflhIr.
' . '* Ia r. ; ** V
Chicago.' Aoril 30.?A band of train
robbers a tucked a passenger train n eaj
Harrodsburg laat night, and in addition t?
securing many valuables, probably killed
two of the bain's crew who attempted to
repel them. The train attacked was the
Chicago express, on the LBuisville, New
Albany and Chicago railroad, which Jefl
Louisville last evening. The whole affair
was marked by the daring o( Missouri
desperadoes 67 the James boys* type!
When the train was near Barrodabnrg, a
small town, the bandits, numbering hill a
dozen, came out of the thicket, and as the
engineer sloytd up, the cab w? boarded,
and with revolvers pointed at his head,
the engineer was compelled to stop the
train. Leaving two of their number to
guard the cab, with a shout the remainder
went through the cars flourishing revolvers
and compelling the passengers to display
their pocketbooks and valuables.
The passengers, ol whom there was a fair
number, seemed paialjz id with fear and
allnvmi themselves to be HParnhvd without
opposition. All the care were gone through
in thin style and several thousand dollars
secured. . ?
While the robbers weresearchingtbe passengers
the people of the other train congregated
near the baggage car, and after the Knit
surprise wore off, attacked the robbers.
A abort and sharp conflict ensued, but the
trainmen hadexected nothing ofthe kind,
and were illy prepared to .nmist. The
robbers opened tire on the little band of
resolute fellows and several of their shots
took effect, while the side of the car was
punctured with bullets. Two of the crew
were mortally hurt, as follows:
ISeorob K DAris, express messenger,shot
and beaten.
Petck WmiiiK, baggage master, beaten
with a club.
The robbers then broke open the safe
in the car, bnt found only ?0U in it. They
jscaped to the woods. It is not known
tiow mueh booty they secured.
The Louisville express arrived about
three hours late, and the passengers and
trainmen relata an entirely different aejouut
of the-robbery than the one- first
telegraphed.' It apneam that there was
ao organised band of highwaymen. Shorty
beforethe train should have reached
Bloomiogton, a man having the appearing
of ?trtDPi entered the express car
from the smoking car, armed witll a hpayy
lickory stick. In the express car weru
Jeo. K. Davis, the express messenger, and
Peter ' Webber, the baggageman, He
Itruclf Webber on the head, felling him,
while Davia for ||i? revolver. Uefore
be could reach it the wan bit hfm al4u,
?nd then, taking away the revolver, ah'pt
lnm in the head, lie then made the bagpgemen
open the safe^aiid take, oat .the
jigney. '1 he tramp then pulled tlie lwl|ord
knd stopped the tpiin. but first fired
It IT.BUUVIf tuu UUIICIl OUItlUK IM4t fH MIR
orehead. Webber succeeded in reaching
he smoker and gave the ahum, but the
jfll(tanr train robber had disappeared hi
he'daVkuuss. Th? ?!j)rm yaa not gjytjn
mtil the train reached BIoomtnglon,*hen
i search began. The amount stolen is not
mown, but exceeds $1,200. Davis and
Webber are bothalive, tmtthd.former
anB-t recover.
Wluu Ou,clo|| Ha jr.
tLoobvili*, Ky., April ^0 ?The Amnion
Express officials were unable to say
fqfRi^l) jjjonoy waa in the safe robbed
last niglit, but tb'i?k there l? uHi u,uci|
IS?t Ag near as can be got at, Ifivja bad
?'srlW.ina^tT-#W
lays he sent ont ti,300 by. Davis frmthp
place. Bow much waa picked np by him
u the way stations cannot be said, but it
fa Sot pibi,! le the amount will exceed
1100. The officials fed verylwid aytut Mjf>
murder of Davis, as he was one .of the most
popular and efficient messengers In their
unnlosr, f{e had been wounded several
uaCas floriug ail mrfiet, ' Ijj (he peatac:
cident near Salem, Ind., about tffo y?a,?
ago, when the train went through the
bridge, Davia saved his life and all valuaiuu
h7 rinmnintr it ont into the river
ml by tiding a shoulder and two ribs
br^lWni
BLOOD OX -4 ?TB4MB<M.r.
Qespprnto Fight Betwpcn the Engineer and
Stonrard of tfye Char I on Brown..
,Uftm-Uk-Kr, April #0.?A:bjoo<}y
light occurred this evening on the steamer
Dbajlea Brown, The ftoat bad, arrived
from Pittsburgh,' and Henry Raker, the
steward, had dome np town, wijere he
[pond plenty oI liquor, whlch-ie appro:
prilled. ftetumiug to the boat about li
o'clock be became involved )n s (jnafiel
with Geo. Boli, the engineer. ^ ^
Boii gave Salter a pretty good thqmpiog
?nd then released him. After he waa toleaaed
Bafcervent to.the kitchen,wbere
he 'irocured a carving knife and mado a
second aBaalt on Boli. The latter had in
the meantime armed blmaalf with an iron
poker, and when Baker made a plunge
with the knife he dealt him a terrific blow
in the bead, '
man Anna 111/wa n1!n?lia>l and r'nnutit.
A JfU 1UVU VHbV HUtB VUUWULU ?U" t
!or several minutes, untfl separated uy
ither parties. Paring He seoond engtge*
ment Baker sustained serious bruises en
the bead and bodr, while Bolt received
lereral cittaonthofiuids. His right band
?as cut very badly, and the Angers on his
le/t hand were clipped on the ends. When
ngyery'protqa^y^om^thelr wounde." ..
The police were notllled and Baker was
put under arrest He gave bond (or his
mpeannce^at Oity Oonrt thlsmorning.
Baker if censored as being the aggressor,
wd the unfortunate affair is attributed to
Minn?'from those" wko" witnessed the
light, and was not denied by Baker.
g|hcy CAItUg.
i Fnlr of Hintaekr 0?ntlan)au Who aro
Hvid?ntl7 Spoiling tor? fight*
Lkxington, Kv.. April 30.? la scard l?
>l%n T avlnirfnn Cln'*4>r (coii.nl fn^ldr A
|JjijtMt IfcpreeenUtfyajlir ibe State Leg.
lion, voluntarilyoffered to enpport Gen.
eral Wi'liame for tbe United
8late> Senate, and know tbatHamllton
furnUhed money for bli election.
IftQO by JadgQ Buckner, corain* from one
UuK InSper of IheWjettt ?tfnl/,poor
htmjftj moi^pfl fia>^
he repeatedly stated &e would never doio.
Kimball wiU ooinu out in a card, tomorrow
morning, diielaimin* all know*
wSusms/or hi/ friends, to secnrahis
,j election, and any man who chsiges it la a
liar and a slanderer, and TTa^rifTtnn itmrtn
b branded with theee epithets. He farther
amrts that the kTowW JimUtooproi
fcflsee tohave was keut from Judze Huckner. 1
manager of General^Vllliame' canvaae.who
publicly exonerated Kimball bom anything
in this matter affecting his integrity >
ass man, leflectinguponhlschmiacterasa ..
Representative. or meriting cenanrefrom
his constituents. He denies that he had
any&hVwsttlbB With^HunQlon in refer"
ence to furnishing' ntbiiey for his can vua, L
i and'naser&that Hamilton* statements tp g
[ that effeetare almplyoowardly, malicious n
, lies, and Hamilton knew tMta to be #ben ,i
hetrttered them. , Kimball's card bristles ..
' wfthffght,*nd Hamilton is known to be u
deadgame.- ;hi> { ?l
HTlnBESTlLLS. ^
Collins Scat to tho fouItontlarj -Th? Safety yh
I : :o(0w,O?mH<rase; t '
Special Dispatch to the Intcilloencer.
SrccotKviLLt, 0., April 30.?Several I"
month* ago June* F.,Collina, Pan-Handle j'
agent and Adams Express agent at Cadiz ,r
Junction, defaulted to the extent of abont "
$3,000. J^Mraasoonafterajreated in New "
Orleana and bronght home for trial. Ha ot
haa jnat beeO-tapeo to the penitentiary at
for an eighteen montha' aentence. jd
The Grand Jury to-day indicted James in
Flynh and William Hunt for burglary and la
larceny, and Andrew. WUcoxeh' lor aheot- til
ingwithintent tokillandwouhd. fo
Several weeks ago an Imaginary panic at
waa created at the City Opera House by dr
eome onq walking through thegarret. The oc
building was crowded to Ita utmost th
capacity at the t|me, and if there waa any ev
danger of thetmildingbeing onaafe, it :
certainly would bare crumbled in at the u
time. To dispel any fears of its not being no
aafethe City Councilordered some im- ut
prorementa made to make it doubly safe, dii
and their committee has juat made.' the up
following report, which waa approved:
Your committee, to whom waa referred Uo
the matter qf placlnjt columns under the ?
gallery in the Opera Mouse and other mat- 'hi
terg relating, to. repairs and .strengthening be
of the roof, beg leave to-report that after
careful examination they decided to place wi
the columus under the girder which supports
the gallery, in such positions that
the base of each column should rest on . /
Biraer, ciuse w w&on> tuey an) supponea ry
the iron colomns below. \ v an
As.tothe roof trusses supporting the pe
gallery, your committee beg leave to say r.
that the three priddpaltriiaiee which nip- .
port the tower and greater portion o( the *?irallery
have added to each of them two thi
tie-rods anbstantialiy made and aeonrely ATo
attached to the main rafters and tie beams: cd
also many additional bolts were placed trfi
through' ue beam8, rallier> 'and braces. *-0
There were also some additional' braces fti
and rods placed in such a manner as to re- sal
lieve thetie beams from most of the weight tar
ca<ued.bytthe anspended'gallery. > evi
. your committee farther say Uiat after ; 1
haying ma?Je '* rarefut asd tfioroitghe^- J<e)
amination of the entire structqre they an<
consider the building ia mora than amply Sai
seoijie;'- 'or
lfent flahing neirUammooSaville,. tfS ci(:
county, to-day, with dynamite. Jn placing abl
the explosive In the watar' a premature ata
explosion qecnrred, bywhicti be lopee (Us sia
rijiht hand and was otherwise seriously tiol
iojorpd. Jfip conditiondangerous. rig
a* Jan^MslI Afterward#
tro
I'.p^-rpt. |il? Action unit Saves Ulimelr.
CiXiiiMMiTi. Aoril 80,^-Jolm Ohildem. r?
PleaaMit, W. V*., while laboring under a En
temporary.fltoMaaanHy, about 9 o'clock vej
teat ni^||n^^ta*i|*^:??iipt. to g
ft" ffi
BMW 1
Ujtfer.he'started, torhpnie. Veaterdayhe tar
fi'
coutinutng bit lOIWW Mta?a parage (he
on tho steamer St. Lawrence, which left ree
for Pittsburgh aiid wav Dointa at 12 o'clock >
'lA Fcltaifp<| (q his state room e?f 1
ft
he nu(ieafd prying tor help while he wja c
endjavonM to |eep a|]oQt in (he river-nn "^5
the outer ame 01 the uoat. tie nnallv- e41
drilled against the wheel of the steamer tha
Sherlock, which lay a abort distance be- Dai
low, and managed to emerge from hla icy _
tatf) fcv climbing on to the paddlej-where
heifa/ ionnd qy pmnjom gftni ImiL W
Opon tbe discovery of his condition fie cat
waa turned over to QIBcera t'orbin and wg
PDagnp^i
< Childera* freak lyaa made to appear all
fhp more <lfteef when it waa ascertained ,
(Hat he h#U,evidently beeg ajtWfpl gJ
qne of his apel|a while lying inhfa bunk, rg
and -vithoot opening the door of his state ,J.
pom t? '?! !$? hi" lean into tljg ya|M gg
jumped, bre^ldijg the door tq spltnfere ;R
and carrying a portion qf the outer guard "
of the boat with him into the river. He P*
Sltaer*'Strike Droken. ^
piTTSHUsqu, April 8Q.?The (Ctyftrifefc ^
TVfgraph'i Irif|n; P*.,apec!a! saya- The tra
rennnyivania nunuoai uoiiijhuij i? iuiuuid yv<
retatnod work In No. 4 mine this rooming *0
at the reduction ?Iter u strike of nine P?
weeks. Fifteen hundred miner* alio resumed
work at the Soott Haven mine*. .
Thia breaks the atrike at these two points tx!
and virtually settles the prise (or the ilia- ijr
ttfct. _ ; -'A . ' SJ
- |k
MaryOonneroornmittedsuicidein Oin- **'
cinnatl by drowning herself in a ciatern. ell
' ; The prevailing dool weather bat oheoked dei
the fevcrepldemlo jirevailiogai Plymouth, vai
The window, >j|Ual trade la reported]*
duller at PiUabnrgh than for many years J|J
pest.
Win, Bonsell was arreste* In Aorora, ln
fnd., oa the charge of pasalug ooonterfsit t,rl
money. i,.
The jeans mill of Bronsgan & Iamb, tw
Chester, Pa., was destroyed by fire.; Loss
*15,0(10. sta
will aw) unarne irwin, uroinera, quarreled
at Chattanooga, Tunn., and the Utter
ra kUl?d.
HnwHoleeale of
notion bouM of a Wel? 4 Co., earned a
damage of $30,000. f
iChloagOE bnnko 'men ewindtad Joelah jr.
BeanMejr, a Buffalo, N. Y., real eatate
MiSbil
' *
Sipfe?*
?SSSk!ni^d;,tonM' W" *md
A icorpM wu liken from * v.nlt in St. er
along vj
A SEE SAW AFFAIR
>NJ? SIDE BAYS WAR; OTHER PJ?A<
1m Movcnaata of th? BuMlans on I
Afghan rrontlar?Oan. KommrotT* B?port
of the HuttU OB th? Uorder.
t A D.dclt Id th? KoclUh Budget.
London, April 30.?The St Petenbc
jflcial ltmtager to-day pubUihea a te
nun from Qentnl Komaroff, which ii
(pljr to the dlapatch.,p{ 81r? Peter Lon
en, the Britiab Commieiioner, denyi:
le accuracy pi General KoraarpfTa rept
| the buttle on March SO; on the JCnal
ver, between the KtuUana and Afghai
eneral Komaroff, in- the diipatchpn
ihedto-daykadmita that ha fiadreceln
j uruer uuui mid aubhuui wu wuiu
eviotu to the Utile, hot to occupy Pe
lab, but aaya that other officers on tl
ontier bad not yet been adriaed o( tl
celpt'oi auchan order.. Referring to ti
leged advance of Buisian troops prei
la to tbe tight, he aays that only a sort
Turcomans had' advanced toward Pe:
eh, hot they had no intentiqnof altacl
g the Afghans, and withdrew when tl
Iter approached them in a hostile a
ode.' -General Komaroff reiterates>h
rmer aasertlon regarding the audacil
,d arrogance ot tbe Afghans, their daii
awing nearer to tbe Ituaaian camp, the
cupation of a commanding position o
e left Hank of the camp, and othc
enta which led up to the battle.
In the House of LoHa this afternooi
ml f^ran villi* Knmiim K??nrf?lflrv. an
unced that telegrams had been receive
>ra Sir Peter Lunuden which contrs
:ted the report) of * Russian advanc
oh and occupation of Meruchak.
In official circles at Simla the occupi
n of Meruchak by the Btiaslan ad vane
regarded as. donbtfnl. It Is expecta
it a British military commission wil
sent to Teheran.
die Duke and Duchess of Counaugh
U remain at Herat.
TUg SVSSUSS ANwItRKO.
i Helsingtors dispatch sajrs: The Dor,
d thinks that Russia has little power C
rt England seriously upon the sea. Thi
per says four Russian lortresses on thi
itlc will require aasistanoe, and tha
r engsgemeat with the English fleet ii
I open sea is out of the creation. Th
toe Frmya, of St. Peteraburg, is arijioj
at the statement of the LtanUmi, am
n to lessen the effect of Its article.
Sssad Pacha, Turkish Ambassador ti
inn in an interview to-d?y al Paris
d that, in his opinion, it was to the in
est of Turkey to remain neutral in thi
int of war between Rtusfc?qd England
4XMlf, April aa?Jlispatcliei from 81
terionrg ssy thftt General Komaiol
1 l.ieutenaut AlikhanofT arrived a
akhs on April 20, and that the Kussiai
ces are concentrating at that point.
Is garakha is in Persian territory thi
f uiiuucu iw tu im- uw|if|ivuqp hi I'lM'i
y OM Surakbs, wliiiih is, on tlio oppo
! pi<it? of the llarl ltud river and in Kutt
a territory. In itself tbe mere occupa
a of Old Sarakhs la not significant ill
nificance Ilea in tbe fact tbat wbili
rat ia tbe key to India, OldSatakfcs i|
i key to Herat *ad tile concentration o
oraty that point, while still advancing
01 Penjdob, indicates tbat tbe Itusalat
vemmeptjtolly.realises the situation
1 hss detarintned ;to take every ad van
e of the procrastinating delay of thi
tiah Ministry, to pot lier army on thi
y threshold of the coveted land. It
ntof fact, Old Sarakbs |a much furtbej
Sr. from Hera' thah Pinldeh I* thi
pr line between the Rflaww ?nc
(hut .(s .ietomlied byjthi
tlsh Government as rfloninK from th<
rl Hod on the west to Khoja Saleh ot
i (una on tbe east Old Sarakhs Is Im
dlately north of this boundary line
b boundary claimed by tlie'-l&uitns b
the r down (be Uati (tud, near the Zul
if |Use, and cutting diagonally acroa
I country to the same point on the efts
ogiused by the Brftfah OojjiBlai(on. :'
4 jas^'of i)ifOBrj(?fi''_ v
?he Importance of Old Sarakhs p a tan
opejatjoHS_ an readilyhe qndefttaod
s on the line <4 whM I? kpo^n js till
jpjsft highway; tq-fljrat There Is I
Iway from tbe Uaspian to Askabsd, Ira
in 100 miles from Old Sarakhs, and thi
lore oi tbe country is such that tbe rail
y could be rapidly to tin
kef ptjlfit. t'roju Old Sarakhs, Hera
I be reached. by a- peat natural iflgh
y tliat offers little <jf qq obstacles tqai
fanclng army. Roth Sarakhs KmUIera
i fin the Hari Itud, and the 20-' miles o
er valley between the twocjgejofflip
la^niticent Held fur miiltary operations
jjhe concentration o( troops at Olc
faragtvn uw Kussians possession o
jdisUnctroadatoHn#, ?nd tadfatei
^ Jhji unhand; *1(1 Ue made from tw(
cctlonv at the same time. I'enjJeh t
dispute J territory, bat, ift^e l<Mof dls
:cliea c<|n be rt>?od the Bnasiaui
^already crossed thelinefato territory
jut which there la no (juration, ^ari
?. npotiwlilchthe- W*o.1
OWM totn ?<M|deV? to toritoifj
i(.?edly Afghan. An iniiued|)l? ?'l
ice from Odd Sa^k^ ^ld co.ncen
to, a'pon Bm.
lid sqcreaafully occupy tliat (flty befW
adequate Iqrce coqlj arTiVO *? (ha
inV friiffi t&e south ,to attempt \ta de
lae.
ft'hen ftuasli annexed Old Saraklis. tlv
:?M was gratuitously pat forth In (hi
itiab Commons that the place vai of si
Meglefll Importance > that It ?aa only !
ip of ruics. "The heap of rn'na'.1 1
ely ta iilfly ? very important part In thi
Item drama. fne tact that Herat wa.
ly Ave days march from Mid 8ar?lshi
lined to tye forgotten altogether.
rile Cw presided over the Grand Poun
of war held on Tuesday. The Connoi
aided that the Ku?ian army should ad
oca to Herat and occupy it. After tin
jupatlon a Husaiau adminiutration wil
immediately established. The wa
amer Csarilaa is watching Kagllah wa
ueli in the Pacific ocean. It ia rcportm
It seven English war ahipa aa cruisini
the vicinity of Nagasaki. The Husaiai
linn have put oat to watchthose.. ]
thought here that the tint conflicts
ten ine power* will be in tbe Pacific.
Che Vienna Pnlltrr JJayd, official prgat
tea that the three ?mperors content
ite a meottug on the Bth of August.
komaitogk's ubl'oitt
Us BatUs Will! the Afghans on lb
KnaUc Rl?r,
St. PiraaaBOM, April 80.?The-Officii
. * _ it... r^1._f>. ?!,
iurnycr jjuuusuus iuo ivuuwiuji wn
im from Gen. KominlT, diapatche
im Aakabadon Friday lrat: A teleprai
'bidding the occupation ol Penjde
icbed me Much 23. I only commt
ateditto the commander* of otttpod
ddld not makelt generally known. Uei
il Z?crexv?k, with my permission, w?
tenrlewed by correapondenta, eon
itiah offkera in printe capacity. 1 dl
it admit the right to treat officially,
dreaaed my demand direct to the con
under of the Afghan forctK. Gei
al AlikhanofT with a aotnla i
ircomana rode In tb* direction of Morka
DDg the riter bank on the Rnaaian aid
waa by no meana my intention to m
MX on lVnjdeli. To march tl
tnia in the rear of 4,000 Afghani waa 1
v ;. oqnservable. One compafrof Puasians
i. marched on the heights on the right bank
of the Murghab river, bnt did not reach
our videttes on the left hank of the aame
river. When the Afghans approached,
however, thii one company by my orden,
returned to camp:" 1
General Komaroff thua concludes his
dispatch:
"In view of the constant movements
over hundreds of vents,'of territory and
owing also to heavy Hoods it is impossible
jg to furnish regular reports." ^
le- A Bli UaneU.
1a Lux box, April M.?The toreoist of Mr,'
is- .OhUden of the deficit in thebttaget for
2g the ensuing year which- is estimated at
irt XL4,S32,OOO has craaUd a sensation. It is
ik the largest deficit since the Crimean war.
.. i, '..a.
is. iur. on iuera saiu it would require a great
b- demand on the patrlotiam of the people,
j The government ?U1 guarintee the aynopeLs
of the budget. The increase of the
* income tax to 8 pence will, It Is estimated,
n- yield ?5,400,000; the modifications ofprom
bate and legacyduties and other property
. taies ?150,000; the duties on spirits ?000,000
and duty on beer ?760,000. There?
malnder of the deficit will be'metby susie
o?"the ^national debt and the stopping of
. the sinking fnnd. The balance of the del
licit ?2,812,000 wiU be dealt with next
" year.
'0 ?n (
t* * Balunttatka ltaUnwi.
? Bkessxls, April-30.?The ImUpmiml ,
* Belge'i St. Peteraburg correspondent reit- i
l> eratea the statement that.there has been a 1
n fresh engagement between the Afghana
ir and Kuuians, and that the latter were repulsed.
I
[ AVAIt KUMOR8
d la Cu?to Lau Con?ld?rabU Flurry In 1
I. FtuMtal Ctreju. c
a Montreal, April 80.?0. F. gmithers, t
President of the Bank of Montreal -la ,
e" credibly stated to have last eveninjMer t
j ceived a cablegram from the l/mdon f
II agency of the bank, stating that war has a
been declared by England sgainst Russia. v
Financial circle* and stackers here, al- <J
though expecting this news for some djys fc
past, were greatly agitated, and the hotels J1
0 and public resorts were thronged with per- g
8 sons eagerly discussing the probable effects ii
of the war. It is reported that orders for c
? large amounts- of, wheat and provisions I1
r have been rZcelved here from'Xondon on n
1 the port of the English Government, to li
? be shipped at the earliest possible nio- ?
. ment The principal banks here were t
I cabled bv their Loudon agent to t
, the effect that a declaration of war. might fi
j be expected wlthla. a few boars. The p
banks here and in Toronto have been tel- tl
' egraphed by their ^Kuropean correspon- li
s dents to prepare a war policy. A report is n
. current that the Russian, advance bu i|
been already opposed bv the Afghans,and
f that there is no alternative but an immet
diate and bloody struggle. John II. ?
i Young, the. prindftal grain speculator
here, received orders to buy large quantli
ties of wheat for shipment, directly navi.
gallon Is opened, which Is expected sbout ci
. May U, when a large flaet of steamers will u
. load grain supplies for England. AH -or- a
. ders placed here are for English agents,
I uuu HiVIS HIV UW atffUO v?? ItllUIHU lltllPIII >
UoM- _ ? ' I(
I THE PJtEgib KN*T O r I'ASAM A jj
ObJeoUto U. 8, Troop* op tbe Iatlimu* and, ,
i eiv? HU JUuodi. . ?'
, NkWYohk, April JW.?iV ia. eaiil in the .
Spanish HotaUsj&UflMpth.Street that *
| the real ignittethoe of the visit to this r
, country of General Carlos A. Ooulma, who }
r asP?gd?tV,af P?(Laina;VM overthrown tl
{ by the rebel General Aizpuru, ia to enter w
J a protest agminrt the occupation o( the ?
, Isthmus by American troops. Be was jt
t released (rotn imprisonment by an~ex- a
change o| the prisoners captured by the h
| Colombian forces in Colirn" Jar those J"
. taken by the rebels In Manama. Mo con- J
) ditions were imposed upon him, and be o
1 could have rejoined the Qolomblan forces, H
but his mission to this country superceded '
t-verjtother duty. He is still regarded as '
) the rightful authority in tbs Isthmus and ?
. is thought to bear Important communica- r
, tions to Waahtngton. He baa had two Jj
ooniercncea wun ixmaui i^ttiueron, awl '
1 will proceed to Wubington is a tew days. ,
"How are the mnvomasts of the United 8
i States troops Jeganled by the Colombian n
Government?*' he ?u asked. 0
"Jealousljr.' They did wrong In enter- ,,
1 ing Panama. So long as they ronQned V
t their intercom* to keeping the Isthmus .
- dear by the suppression of I'restan's V
, brigands, they ware within the oonflnes ~
I of their treaty obligations. But the *
| United States have no right to meddle In *
( ft#r political Quarrels. The Bogota Got- "
' eminent hu twenty thousand men. The
: rebels number not more than five thon.
I stud. We were greatly embarrassed from
* the tyrat by our want at transport shlpe. P
1 The rebels captured all our Slagdaleua tl
> river beat*! and they haw not yet ?
! been recovered. Thia wu our greahit
" dilUcuUy. The revolution has seemed very 8
flnchmitws tfanflng than U really is, lie- "
' cause wecoqld not Uispatoh onr troops to si
" the scenes of war, Uutttiatls now over, ,
f and wo ?3 hilly prepared to deal with it j
' We don't need the oQEers of the Vnfted ,
' States, and theirt Interference is nothing c
I ^Bntrvrofl'not the Frencb^tie the 0
I IstOTtwlfonrtroops were not'theref* r
' "They dare not We should res let any c
" sncli attempt," [
Qenoral uoutma refused to answer any \
Questions as. jo Die communication he t
should make to the Stats Department, hot (
* said he Intended to pay an early visit there. ,
* ?... i
II Central ?hits Railroad Director> ^
9 Coi.omuos. 0.. ADril 30.?The stock hold- .
\ en of the Central Ohio railroad, as rear- i
ganited, to-day olected Uie f allowing dlrec
toil; James H. (Jointin. Columbus, 0.;
| Walter Brooke, Baltimore; Isaac \V. Hall,
' Quaker City, 0.; Daniel ApplcgaU), Zines,
vllle, 0 ?Joeeph TV. Jenkins. Joshua Har.
vey, Hubert Garrett, Osranu IdUrob.', Bal.
timore; David Lee, Z-inesville, 0.; Pradi
ford Dunham, Newark, 0.; Orlun.loSmith,
Cincinnati, and A. H. Crane, Baltimore.
* The officers elected are: i'rcsidcnt, J.
, H.Collins;Treasurer, Daniel Applegate:
_ Secretary. XV. H. Ijams. 0>i May 3 the
Central Ohio becomes part o{ the new line
x between Pittsburgh and Cincinnati.
'* Ktllel far Mlrori.
Wilkesbakkic Pa., April 30.?A general
committee has been appointed to furnish
a relief to the mlneta. and'laborers now
locked out in the lower portion of Luzerne
u county. The committee met to-day and
. divided the coal region Into three districts
, The Wyoming region is to support
a the Drifton mines, Carbon County will
n aw tne Beaver .Meadow men and Xobnyl- .
b ktticonnty will Inrnliihsiipportto those at |
Jnlilo anil Highland. Kvery Indication
points toa-prolonged and stubborn stnir- ,
^ gle between the men and the operator*.
i
a An Editor". Rait.
|e Lrrru Rock, April 30.?Uat year dnrj,
Ingihejambleii' tronblea In Hot Spring
j' lx(?<Mfth?Domn end Fiinn crowds, if. !
ii %}^alliL' iite^editor o( th'e. Daily Ban*
P. s&,waa?xpdled froim thedlyjbjr?the
M dUsensobtnotttee. Harris bronzhlmlt
>1- one hundred wltntwn from various plftcea
le are mraraoned. Harris in now editor ol
n- the Fort Worth, Tex., itoii.
GREAT IMPROVEMENT.
( KANT MAT BKCOVKIIH1B 1IEALTII
DlcUtoa to HI* St?notr?pb.r Yutordoy.
The t'aullr Vm] thal.'Ht will itru*
tuully Rccovor-Tlte Doctor# Ho
I Not Soy Auythlni Kocourogla*.
N$w yon*, April 30.?Gen. Grant still
continue! to improve in health. In an Interview
with Col. Grant thU evening he
Mid: The General dictated to-the stenogrmpher
far nearly an bonr enough matter
to make about 22 or 23 pages ol hi* book.
Be is now dictating the Appomattox campaign
and from hla ^iapatchea and other
data-is enabled to give aperfcctly straight '
and lucid account to the stenographer.
He is without doubt looking and feeling
better than he lifs at any time since December
1st We are now almost certain
of hia complete restoration to hMlth.
will remain here until July 1, when he
will go to Jit. McGregor about eleven
mllea from Saratoga. ..TBit is at present
>11 the arrangementi thathave been made.
I have not had a chance to know exactly
what the doctors had to say on Wednesday,
but I believe tlielr report waa a veiy
[avorable one. He experiences no diflisulty
in awallowlng or (peaking, and bis
improvement within the last few days U
really phenomenal.
6EN. (JliAJ '? CA8F.
Dr. Douglua ten hi Cc?a Little Chang* In
UU l'cttant.
New Voax, April 30.?About 1 o'clock
ait night Gen. Grant slept, and the sleep
antinuea unbroken until -t o'clock this
norning. At that hour he awoke, but
oon slept again, and continued to Bleep
intll 8 o'clock this morning. The patient
mjnyed uear\yjr|ljM>t quite, nlifij hours ' M
leep, and only five minims of morphine ten
gi ven. Dr. Douglas was asked to
lay il tbe cancer at the base of the tonpue
isil not improved withthe general beltersent
of the patient, and if the cancerous
limp was an open sore. In replying, bo
aid lie could not affiriu that there was an
oiprovement of the cancer. Itwasdlfflult
to tell about tbat. Tbe cancerous
imp was not an opes sore. The darting .
alna that have their aeit in the cancerous
imp on the tongne' still continued, but
rare not so frequent nor so severe us they
ise been. It) response to further que*ions,
the doctor oould not say tbat the inrequenoV
and lessened severity of these
sins indicated an improved condition of
Se cancer. /Tliere wis in every way an
nproved condition aside from the cancer,
slative to which the doctor declined
peak further than as stated.
A "SPIBirKD" IIKCHION
jr the Commlealoner of InUnil Bevehue.
A Circular Iuq. i .
WisnmotoK, D. 0., April 30.?A cir
ular w hich lias an important bearing
pon tho question of tbo withdrawal
t distilled spirits from bonded
arehouses, and tbeir exportation
ir the pur|Kiae ot avoiding the
umediate payment o( Internal revenue
lereon wa? issued by tbe Commissioner
1 Internal Revenuo to-day. It Is adresaed
to the Collector of Internal
bavenue at Boston and relates to a .?rig
to Hills 4 Company, ot Boston,
bis Brm some time ago withdrew from
ie warehouse and exported a lot of
hisky. which they afterwards reimport3,
but which the Collector of Customs
ifused to admit on the ground that
i was whisky whidi had been exported
ml re-Imported with the object of avoidlg
the payment of tbe Internal Bevenue
ix when it would become due, had the
pirita remained tn the warehouse and thus
aiue within the inhibition of tbe decision
t the Secretary' of the Treasury based
pan an opinion of the Attorney General
liat spirits exported with the object
f reimnortinir them eoeld not ho ad
lltted under tbe provisions of section
,500 ol the Kevised Statutes. Mills A
'otyidny appealed from tlie decision of
lis collector to the.Secretary of the 1>es*ry,
who, in a decision rendered several
ays ago, iuatained the collector, hot deidod
that the-spirit* should be turned
ver to tbe internal Revenue authorities.
Hie circular issued to-day authorises
:ie Collector of Internal Revenue at
loston to surrender tee spirits to Mills 4
So., upon the payment of the -Internal
Avenue tsx upon spirits as ganged
ttbe time of their withdrawal from tbe
arebooso without allowance for leakage
r evaporation.
Entitled to a Prnalnu.
Washington, April 30.?A statement
repared at the peiuiott office ahows that
>10 business of the office dating the
jonth just ended has exceeded that of
ny previous month. From this statejenl
it appear* that 6,370 ' origioal"'penio'gjfertl^Mtea
had been iiaueatfuringVN
bejjmntiiof Apm/lg85.' againat3,TS4 -V >
urfng the some month last year, and
bat the total number of pension rertifiates
issued was MM, being l,8fiajo exess
of the number for April 18W.
The Commissioner oU'ensiomi to-day
endered a decision, subject to tlie apirovai
o( the Secretary of (he Interior, nil
he pension application of Mrs. Emma I?e.ong,
widow of the late Lieutenant Comnsnder
Del/jng, of the Jeannette, Tbe
)omm!saioner holds that the officers and
nen who were on tbe Jeannette expcdlion
were in tbo service of the United
totes and that the order of tbe Secretary
.f the Navy detailing DeLoiig to special
luty at New York and then to the comnand
of tbe Jeannette, changed his status
rom "absent on leave" to that of "activii ?
luty," and therefore entities nis widow
o a pension.
IIoiioii ihw Champion.
k*w lORKj April 30.?fully i.suo twolie
filled Irving Hall to-night to witnera
he tenth and last game in the billiard
onmament between Jacob Schacfer and
ieorge F. filoeeon. Schaeler led off Jtith
! in Hie tint inning, made 66
n the tilth, 81 in the aixtli
ind SO In the twelfth. Three were
lis beat rona. 8loeson the fifteenth inling
waa aix pointa behind Schaclcr, and
n the sixteenth waa 78 behind. Fortune
'avored him from the leventeonth inning,
for than he began to improvo and nude
? pointa, and 09 in the eighteenth,
jchaefer made anme wretched abota
liter that Sloaaon'a average waa very
(ood; bli beat ran* vere SSNa, 33, 00 and
>7. Bebaeler'a Mora waa 310 and 8ioeson's
boo. The kudu luted two hours Mid Hvh
ninufa*. 81as*flu'saveraite wu Mi, whilo
=cbaeier's was 12 2-18, Tbi. content make*
SIomod champion of the 14-inch balk linu
Same. .
BaH Hall Tutardar.
At Brooklyn?Baltimorrs, I; Brooklyn,
12. Errors, Brooklyn, 3; Baltimore, f..
Bwca, Brooklyn, 14; liiiUmorea, 12. Struck
out, Brooklyn, 4; Baltimorea, 3.
At New \ ork?Metropolitan! 1; Athletics,
2. Krrori,Metropolitans,none; Athletics,
2: Bises, Metropolitans, 10; Athletics,
7. Struckoot, Metropolitans, 2; Athletics,
??to.Sof'C&lMMuHhrt out, a,
Louis, 4; Chicago, 6,
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