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Henry Highland Garnett, of New York, has been appointed minis ter resident and consul general to Liberia, in place of 3Ir.J. H. Smytho recalled. Assassination seems tobe epidemic in the air at Washington. Since Sat urday two fools have declared their murderous intentions. One wants to kill Secretary Blaine and the other Vice President Arthur. Wc under stand there are lampposts in Wash ington. If the President fully recovers from his wounds, we suppose Guiteau can not be legally hun in such event we suggest that the people of Washington be notified, and Guiteau set at liberty on the steps of the Cap itol. We iruarantce that if such i course is pursued, the villain will re ceive his iust deserts. THE IS- IMSINATMX. since April 14. I8C5. when. Not amid the exultant joys of the popu lace, following the fall of liichmond and the suppression of the Pebellion, the country was horrified by the an nouncement of the brutal murder of President Lincoln, has the nation been so thrilled with horror and righteous indignation, as when, last Saturday, the news of the infa mous ami dastardly assassination of President Garfield was telegraphed over the country. Such was the political quiet of the countrj', and so unprepared was the public mind for the reception of such news, that at first almost everybody treated the report as a hoax. Not until confirmatory dispatches were received, could the people be made to believe that there was living in the land a man so infamously, and brutally villainous, as to commit such a horrible deed. That any American could sink to such deprav ity, was beyond public conception. As the news deepened into certainty, a cry of vengeance upon the rufliian went out from every section of the country. If possible, the attempted mur tler of President Garfield is regarded as moro infamous than the assassina tion of Lincoln. The latter was re garded as the outcome of a bitter sectional strife, which had resulted in a bloody civil war, in which the side championed by the cowardly assassin, Booth, had been completely vanquished and humiliated. But the attempt on the life of President Gar field, occurring in a time of profound pcacti, and when there is nothing to disturb 4the political equilibrium of the country, -xcc.pt a factional differ ence in each of the leading political parties in two States, New York and Virginia, and for the deed to bo com mitted by a disappointed office seek er, and he professedly a Republican, and partisan of one of the factions existing in that party, ami claim ing to have committed the deed in the interest of harmony in the party, renders the crime on of the foulest deeds that the world has ever witnessed. Whatever may .bo the result to Pres ident G:.rfield, the name of Guiteau and Booth are well qualified to bo handed. c' )wn to succeeding genera tions as two of the most execrable villians that ever polluted American soil by their foul, dastardly and damnable presence. The talk of insanity is nonsense. Guiteau is no more insane than was liooth, or any other murderer who lias resolved to kill some person who they fancy has wrong d them or the cause they represent. Aman iac will assault any person that comes in his way, but Booth and Guiteau sought out the "man whom they re garded iia rejiresentative of an idea DU which they despised, and shot them down as cooly and careful ly as Sandy Beane, Jack Shepherd, or any other highway robber t v r attacked an un suspecting victim. Such work is not insanity, but murder, and should al ways be treated as such. It is to be hoped no maudlin sympathy will lo wasted on the villiau, (luiteau. Such insanity as he isalUicted with is dan gerous, and the gallows is its best antidote. Since iMonday the President has constantly improved, and while he is not 3Tet out of danger, it is the generally expressed opinion among eminent physicians that he has a good chance for recovery. .Many instances are on record of persons similarly wounded who have recovered. lie- sides being under the treatment of skillful physicians the President him self has never lost hope. Of splendid physique and plucky, he bears up with heroic courage, ami being under the care of as good medical talent as the country afford, there is ground for the strong hope expressed for his untimatc recovery. No event that could happen woul I cause so much joy to huudre 's of millions of people act such a termination to this dastard ly assault on the life of the Head of the Nation. PREVENTING THE ADULTERATION OP FOOD. The State Hoard of Health of New York lias resolved to put an end to the adultera tion of food, beverages and drugs in the State of New York. The law clothes the Board with ample power, and the murder ous whelps who make it their business to poison food that they may increase theirgains are likely to go to the Penitentiary, where thty belong. The State Board of Health of New York is organizing local Boards of Health in all the towns of the State, and securing improved organizations of the Health Boards of cities and villages. The Secretary of the State Board of Health, as a further means of reaching the crimes and the criminals, has issued a circular inviting voluntary information and suggestions from citizens throughout the State. The follow ing extracts from the circular refer to adulteration of food. It looks like business: Information and voluntary reports are specially desired concerning the following points: 1. Whatever Is known or suspected of the adul teration of milk, condensed or uueondensed. 2. Whatever is known or suspected of adultera tions and spurious materials sold as dairv butter. 3. Whatever is known or Piisiected of spurious or artificial liquids sold as wine. 4. Whatever spurious or adulterated substances are combined with or sold as sugar. 5. Whatever alkaline and other eatthy sub stance is fraudulently sold as soda and its salts. 6. Whatever artificial mixtures are sold as bak ing powders, concerning which there is proof of injurious effects on health. 7. Whatever sugars, con fections, or other mix tures are known or believed to contain terra alba or other earthy and mineral or metallic sub stances. 8. Whatever substances, mixtures, or com pounds recognized or sold as articles of food, drink, or medicine are in, or to 1 placed In the market for sale, and which are below the natural quality or strength, or which, iu the judgment of those concerned, may be sold and used as articles of food, beverage, or mediciie. in accordance with the exemptions provided in sections 3 and 4 of chapter 407 Requests AH who are interested in promoting the welfare of life and health against adulterated and deleterious articles of food, beverages and medicines will please carefully to observe and In quire concerning the existence of traffic iu such articles; and this Board specially requests that whenever any person is cognizant of a case, or cases, in which there is. or seems to be, evidences of poisoning or Iiijury from the use of any article of drink, drugs, condiment or other accessories of food, information should be immediately given to the State Board of Health at its Albany office. aim tue reason for sneh opinion should be at once communicated, with the name of the in former. All such names and information will be so reserved, ami the Board's action will be so di rectly responsible, that no Inconvenience will re sult to informants. It would Ih well for Indiana if the same vigorous steps were taken to save the lives and the health of the ieop!e of the State, Such action would reduce the death rate and give security where alarm now exist. The extent of food adulterations can not be con templated without feelings of horror, and the rascals who are enguged in the business will not desist from their nefarious work until a score or two of them are sent to the I'enitentiarv. THE HEROISM OP THE PRESIDENT AND MRS. GARFIELD. Indianapolis Sentinel, July S.J The Sentinel has placed on record its ap preciation of President Oartield's heroism during the terrible on leal through which he is passing, but his intrepidity of character is of such noble type that, whatever may be the final result, one thing is assured: Presi dent Garfield has won an irrevocable renown by his serenity while facing death. Every act, every word, every look, has evinced a courageousness, an exaltation of character and strength ot will which command uni versal admiration. It is left to others to doubt and to weep. The President wants to live is willing to suffer that his life maybe preserved but there is no repining at fate. As danger increases his great soul expands. The fear of death has never for a moment overshadowed his mind. If the final issue is life gratitude; if death resignation. The spectacle is grand. It exalts human nature. It is an example of fortitude which will exert a widespread influence. It is comparatively easy to live grandly. Ambitions, aspirations, incentives, all com bine in that direction but to die grandly is a more difficult task. To believe for flays that the life currents are ebbing away to know that undiscovered dangers are multi plying, that vital cords are breaking, that death is making steady approaches toward the citadel of life that the heart, like a mullled drum, is beating a funeral march to the grave to see anxious faces, to hear whispered doubts, and still maintain trail quillity of mind and body, is an exhibition of lofty-resolution worthy of any school of philosophy that ever existed. All this President Garfield has done and is still deing. If he survives he will be to a large extent a self-saved as well as a "self-made" man. The jart' enacted by Mrs. Garfield since her husband was struck down has been scarcely less dauntless. From the first hopeful, she has exhibited, even when there was less than one chance, a bold determination never to despond. She has met the suffer ing husband with a smile. She has looked into his eye with soulful trust, and to what extent her smile and glance and faith have buoyed up the sufferer may never be known, but that it has helped to lift him up and bear him along it would be madness to deny. Such exhibitions of heroism, under circumstances of the most depressing gloom, are of pHocWs worth. Mrs. GarfleldTa co n a rc adds new glory and sheds new lus ter upon woman, wife and mother. It elevates the sex, and demonstrates beyond all controversy that when "woman's sphere" brings her in contact with great perils, s"he can and does rise to the majesty of the occa sion, and holds her place. personals. Mas. (iF.nekal Sherman says that during thirty -one years of married life her husband has never staid out later than 12 o'clock at night. The General has missed lots of fun. Mrs. Mississippi Johnson, a colored womau, died iu Baltimore Tuesday, at the age of 102 years, It is asserted, ami having been locally noted as being jtossesxed of six fingers ou each hand and six toes on each foot. Kino Kalakaca Intends to visit the Blue Grass Kegiou on his way home to his Kingdom and will be the guest of General Withers, at Lexington. His Majesty is fond of handsome horsi-s, and has purchased several from General Withers. One of the sons of William K. Dodge, of New York, who Is a minister, has gone to Constantino ple and the Kast to engage in missionary work among the heathen. He is said to have been armed by his father with a million dollars to aid in Christianizing the pagan. Miss Annie Louise Carv, the peerless con tralto, says she is going to Ocouomowoc, Wis., for two or three days to sort of loaf there. "I shall then visit friends at Minneapolis," she told a re porter, "and then to the sad seashore to slosh and wade in the dark, raging deep." WHEN In Japan, Cyrus W. Field visited je house of a Japanese merchant, and, to afford some idea of the elegance of the entertain ment, he relates that the tea was made in his presence In a golden tea-kettle. He also says that the Japanese taste in art is ex quisite. Professor Proctor, director of the geological survey of Kentucky, eulogized that State at a farmers' Club meeting recently. Speaking of the prosperity there, he said that at a recent horse sale a negro vho had been a slave had bid on a racer against Lorillard as high as ,000. Mr. Tennyson is reported to have got great profit from his play of "The Cup," and to be very much pleased w ith Its success. He was deeply hurt, it is adeed, at finding that many lines were cutout. He remonstrated with Mr Irving, who responded: "Well, you know we have cut down Shakespeare." And Mr. Tennyson was silent thereafter. Senator Voorhees, of Indiana, told a reporter of the Little Kock (Ark.) Gazette that the repre sentation of the South iu Congress now Is higher, in the aggregate of talent, than before the War. and that Senator Garland, for example, "despite the legal reputation of Thurman, McDonald, David Davis, and others, is universally acknowl edged to be the best read, best equipped lawyer in the Cuited States Senate." Dr. D. W. Bliss, one of the President's physi cians, is a native of New England. Duting the War he was a volunteer surgeon, and was mostly during its continuance In Baltimore In charge of a Hospital. Just before the close of the War he was transferred to Washington, In charge of a Hospital, where he was, on the ending of hostili ties, mustered out of service SPice the War he has been in private practice in Washington. The Duke of Cambridge, while at the dinner ot the London cabmen the other night, received a somewhat equivacal compliment. One of the cabtnc ), in responding to the toast of the evening, described the joy which he felt at the first sight of the Duke. His Royal Highness, aid Cabby, had a presence and an apiearance which, had he not known who he was, would have induced him to think that he was a cabman of thirty years' standing. The round and rubi cund Duke looked glum for a moment and then joined heartily in the laughter which followed. CONKLING. THIS ORE AT STATESMAN EXTENDS SYMPATHY TO THE PRESIDENT AND MAKES A 8UUGES TION. Wasiunoton, July 7. The following corres pondence has passed between ex-Senator Couk lingand Attorney General MacVeagh: New York, July 5. My Dear Sir: In abhorrence, with which all devn t men alike shudder at the attempt to mur der the President, I have gi?en thought to a matter to which your attention may or may not have turned. Our criminal code treats of pre meditated homicide in all cases alike, irrespective of the victim, murder being visited by the great est penalty. Perhaps no distinction between one case and another could be founded on the public relations held by the person slain, but in the case of the attempt to murder, broad distinctions can be made between assailing the life of an in dividval and the attempt to take the life of special value to the whole people. The shocking occurrence of Saturday I think de mands definition, and the punishment of the assaults aimed at the high executive officer whether successful or not, should be made Thoroughly rigorous. The man who at tempts the life of a President, if morally responsi ble, commits an oiTense which the Nation ought to guard against; and punish by the exertion of an me power that civilized nations may employ. I suggest this as deserving consideration. My profound sympathies-are with the President and with all of you, every hour. The conflict of reports keeps hope and fear striving with each other, with nothing staple except facts, and I trust that the worst is passed. I wish you would express to the Presi dent my deepest sympathy in this hour, which should hush all discords and enlist all prayers for bis safe deliverance. Please, also, give to Mrs. Garfield my most resj-ectful condol ence. Trusting that all will be well, cordially yours, KOSCOE CONKLIN. THE RESPONSE. Washington, July 7. To Hon. Roscoe Conkling: Thanks for your letter of the 6th. which has just reached me. Its suggestions will be carefully considered, and its kind messages of sympathy will be conveyed to the President and Mrs. Gar field at the earliest opportunity. Wayne MacVeagh. rejoiced. Washington, July 7. Ex-Senator Conkling sent the following telegram to Vice President Arthur this afternoon: New York, July 7. Hon. C. A. Arthur, Washington. Please say to Mrs. Garfield for me that to-dav'a reports are most welcome, and rejoice me for the happiness they give to her. RescoE Conkling. lo this dispatch Postmaster General James sent the following reply: V ASHINGTON. D. C. JulV 7. Hon. Roscoe Conkling. Filth Avenue Hotel. lne v ice President placed vour teleeram in mv hands for delivery to Mrs. Garfield. I have com piled with his request, and Mrs. Garfield desires me to return her thanks for your kindly sytnpa- WJ. THOR. Lt. JAMES. CONKLING WOULD NOT ACCEPT. NEW YORK, July 7. A special to the Commer cial Advertiser says: Speaking ot the tiOerent reports afloat. Senator Jones savs: "Members of the Cabinet visited General Arthur at his house every day, and their inter course with him was of the most cordial charac ter. He does not believe that even if President Garfield aies that Conkling would accept the Iiiemersblp under his successor." He says: "his forum ic in the Senate. If he docs not return to the Senate, he will not, in my opinion, accept the office at all. Besides, life is too short for revenges, especially political." People Who Knew Guiteau. Special Telegrams to Chicago Times. Boston, July 6. Rev. R. R. Shippen, recently of this city, who a short time ago assumed pastor al duties in Washington, writes from the Capital as follows, under date of July 4: "This man (juiteau, who has shot the President, has slept in the next room to me and sat by my side at table for the last mouth up to last Friday. He Is no more insane than I am. He is level-headed, and knows what he is doiug. I never suspected him as a villain. When we talked of politics he was a Conkling man. but he never spoke harshlv of the President." Bloomington. 111., July 6.-A young man here who knew Guiteau in his boyhood, atFreeport, gives him a bad reputation, and states that he began life as a boy with the brand of Cain upon him. He relates that Guiteau caused the drown ing, hi the Pecatonica River, of a companion by pushing him Into deep water, while a lot of lads were bathing. He further relates that not having seen Guiteau for many years he met him while he was shysteriug in Chicago, and that Guiteau steered him Into a bunko den. SLANG OF PETTY THIEVES. A Storehouse from which Everyday Speech Is Replenished. iNew York Hun. "You rarely hear slang," said a detective, "from thieves who are over thirty years of age,"although they are familiar with the terms. Its use is chielly confined to pick pockets and sneak thieves and to the younger criminals who take a delight in mastering the language of their elders and iu familiar izing themselves with its use. Some detec tives affect the use of the slang to the disgust of the better class in that vocation. The slang that is current is generally understood by thieves, who use it when conversing among themselves. A 'night worker' is a housebreaker; a 'gopher man' is :i safe blower; a 'wire,' 'dip' or 'tool' is a pick pocket. A 'moll wire' is a pickiocket who robs women only; the 'bloke buzzer' devotes his whole attention to men; the 'car buzzer' is one who works chiefly on street cars or in crowded places; 'bloke' means a man; 'moll' a woman, and 'kid' a small boy. A 'stall' is a well dressed, genteel-looking man, seem ingly above suspicion, who diverts attention while the thieves are at work. A 'plant' is the hidden plunder.and 'spring Wiethe plant' is to bring out the plunder after the officers have dropped the case, and to disiajse. of it by putting it in a 'fence' or pawnshop. 'The main guy has tumbled' means that the chief one in a crowd of countrymen or strang ers is aware that thieves are after them. Stag his nibs' means look at him.' 'Cady is the thieves' name for hat, and 'tip the cady means to tip the victim's hat down over his eyes, and while he is adjusting it to pick his iekets. 'Graft' means to com mit a burglary, and 'an early evening graft' means burglary done in fore partof ihe eve ning. The 'gun' is one who watches outside while thieves" are operating; a 'snijV is a man who peddles goods to play the confi dence man; a 'pigeon' is an ollicer who joins a gang and then betrays it, and 'nixy weeden cull' means 'stop talking slang,' be cause detectives are around, for instance, or because you have got enough oft it." "And the term 'stiff?'" "That has a variety of meanings, such as a forged order, a fictitious check, a dead body or a forged draft. It also means a ridiculous or exaggerated statement, and when detec tives talk to prisoners in Station Houses and Jails about certain things, having others in view, that proceeding is called a 'stiff.' Thieves convey warnings to one another when something is wrong by raising the hat amoving a low whistle or cough. This is called 'giving the office.' A 'mark' is a man who is known to have a large sum of money, or seems to have. A 'red super' means a gold watch; a 'white super' a silver watcn, and 'super and slang' means a watch and chain. To 'ring a super' means to take a watch and leave the chain, by twisting the ring that attaches the chain to the watch. Sugar' or 'dust' means money; 'case' means one dollar: 'century' a hundred dollars, and 'boodle' a large amount of money." "Some of those terms have become the slang of the street." "Yes, some of them are familiar enough. But do you know what a 'head worker' is? He is a citizen, often of good standing, in legitimate business, who finds out where money is kept, and where 'thieves may break through and steal,' and who informs a second man, who tells the thieves. When 'the trick comes off,' the head worker gets 20 Ier cent., and, strange as it may seem, this is the way many big robberies come about. A 'con man' is a confidence man, and a 'joskin' is a countryman unused to the ways of thieves. A 'rattler is a train of cars, a 'ducket' is a railroad ticket, a 'tip' is the railroad office, a 'prod' means a horse, a 'drag' a wagon, and 'pinched or 'nipped' means arrested." "What is a 'gooseberry lay?' " "Well," said the detective, "that means low work of any kind. The 'climb racket' is to scale a veranda or climb lattice work to rob the second story while the family is at a meal. 'Doc' Ryan originated it in Ihe West and South, and 'Mysterious Jimmy,' of Philadelphia, started it in the Kast. Paddy Guerin. of Chicago, is an adept in it A stretch' means a year in prison ;'six moons' means six months; 'cooler' means a Jail; 'tully means a trial; 'settled' means convicted; a 'mouth piece' is a lawyer; 'beak' is the Judge; 'turned up' means dis charged from custody, and 'grand quay' or 'stir' is the Penitentiary or State Prison; a 'jug is a bank; a 'jigger' is a door of any kind, and 'sloughed up' is locked up in the Jail or Police Station: 'puttimra thief in a hole' is keeping him from his fair share of plunder. "There are many other terms, but it is about time 1 should, as a thief would say, 'cheese my patter,' or stop talk ing; but I may as well finish the list. 'Jerve' is the outside vest pocket; 'pitment' is the inside vest jscket. 'Kicks' are trousers, 'over-Ben' is overcoat, 'stamps' are smies or slippers, 'darbies are handcuffs, 'forks' are fingers, 'chums' are boots, 'right crook' means right elbow, and 'right duke' riht hand. 'Prop' means a finger ring, 'wijie' is a handkerchief, 'crib' is a house of any kind, and 'pop' is a pistol. 'Peter' is a trunk, 'glaze' is a window, and 'screws' are turnkeys or prison guards. 'I am leary' means I am afraid.' 'Monekar' is a name.' For instance, 'What is the bloke's monekar at your crook?' means 'What is the name of the man at your el bow?' "Feed soup' means pumping or so liciting information. When we get a pris oner we usually determine the grade by the amount of slang that he uses. The danger ous men are those most direct and straight forward in their talk." GUITEAU'S l'APKKS. PISTRICT ATTORN KY CORK HILL TEM.S WHAT THEY CONTAIN TUB ASSASSIN'S STATE MENT. Washington, July ".-District Attorney Cork hill says: "No action will be taken regarding Guiteau'scase till the result of the President's wound is finally determined." Referring to the papers taken from Ouiteau, Corkhill Is reported in the Star this evening to have said: "These papers are not so very important The only very important thing to have is the full detailed his tory of the crime, from its inception to its culmination, which I believe is accurately cor rect. That in due time . will be given to the public " 1 will say in addition, I thiuk it exceed Ingly cruel, considering the fevering state of the public mind oh this and the horror with which every man regards the assassin that any man's name should be mentioned in connection with him. He is an egotistical, presuming, dishonest man, attempting to borrow money or people, claiming acquaintance with persons whom he only unew by the fact of his going to them and speaking to them; speaking of persons as his friends whom he had no acquaintance with at all ; attempting to obtain money by representing him self as a man of great political influence, both here and in New York. To mention the names ol these citizens in connection with this man is improper and unjust. While everybody who has known anything about this mau at all has been perfectly willing to detail to me his entir relutiona witk Guiteau, still there is scarcely one of them, but has requested that his name be kept from the public. The statement to which I refer Is a detailed statement of the crime, why it was done, when it was done and just how it was done, given to me by tha prisoner himself after I had told him cer tain fact. I had obtained. I then got from him what I beiieve is the correct statement. He was solicitous about its being correct. He even sent a messenger to me lo return to the Jail. as ne wanted to say to say to me something wnicn nad escaped his memory. He was afraid I would learn it somewhere else and wien una ne nau concealed something from me. There Is necessarily and very properly great anx iety on the part of everybody to learn the min utest detail in connection with the commission of this crime. I am met on the streets; people come to my residence day and night; I have not a minute's leisure in my office. I have said very little, but I think it proper to say there are no startling revelations that will be developed from the present indications. That the assassination was a cold-blooded, meditated attempt at murder by a man that knew what he was doing and the consequences of his deed. I have no question that the man was rational and sane." The Attempted Assassination of Old Hickory forty-Six Years Ago. I From Benton's Thirty Years. On Friday, the 30th of January, 1835, the Presi dent, with some members ot the Cabinet, attended the funeral ceremonies of Warren R. Davis, Esq., in the hall of the House of Representatives, of which body Mr. Davis had been a Member from the State of South Carolina. The procession had moved out with the body, and its front had reached the foot of the broad steps of the eastern portico when the President, with Mr. Woodbury, Secretary of the Treasury, and Mr. Mahlon Dick- erson, secretary of the Navy, were issuing from the door of the great rotunda which oiiens upon the portico. At that instaut a person stepped from the crowd into the little open space in front of the President, leveled a pistol at him at the distance of about eight feet, and attempted to fire. It was a percussion lock, and the cap ex ploded without tiring the powder in the barrel. The explosion of the cap was so loud Uiat many persons thought the pistol had fired. I heard it at the foot of the steps far from the place and a great crowd between. Instantly the person dropped the pistol which had missed tire, took another which he held ready cocked In the left hand concealed by a cloak, lev eled it and pulled the trixger. It was also a per cussion lock, and the cap exploded without firing the powder In the barrel. The President instantly rushed upon him with his uplifted cane. The mau shrank back. Mr. Woodbury aimed a blow at him. Lieutenant Gadney of the Navy knocked him down. He was secured by the bystanders, who delivered him to the officers of justice for judicial examination. The examination took place before the Chief Justice of the District. Mr. Cranch. by whom he was committed iu default of ran. ills name was ascertained to be Uichard Lawrence, an Englishman by birth and a house painter by trade, then out of employment, melan choly ami irascible. The pistols were examined and found to be well loaded, and tired afterward witnout tau. carrvine theii bullets true rm.1 driving them through inch boards at thirty feet distance, nor could any reason te found for the two failures at the door of the rotunda. On his examination the prisoner seemed to be at his ease, as If unconscious of having done any thing wrong, refusiug to cross-examine the wit nesses who testified against him, or to give any explanatiou of his conduct. The idea ol an un sound mind strongly impressing itself upon the public opinion, the Marshal of the Distric t in- vited two of the most respectable physicians of wie city, ur. aussiu ana nr. i nomas Sewcll. to visit him and examine into his mental conrilt inn They did so. and the following is the report which uiey maue upon me case: "It is clearly to be seen from this med ical examination of the man that this attemnted assassination of the President was oue of those cases of which history preseits many instances a diseased mind aclcd uinrn by a general outcry against a public man. Lawrence was in the par ticular condition to be acted uihmi by what he heard against General Jackson: a workman out of employment, needy, idle, mentally morbid, and with ivason enough to argue regularly from false premises. He heard the President accused of breaking up the )sbor of the country, and be lieved it; of making inouey scarce, and he be lieved it; of producing the distress, and believed it; of being a tyrant, and believed it; of being an obstacle to all relief, and believed it, and comi'ig to a conclusion from all these helief h ot. tempted to do what he believed the state of things require", mm 10 uo laae ine nie ol the man whom he considered the sole cause of his own, and the general calamity, and the sole obstacle to his own, and the general happiness." Hallucination of mind was evident, and the wretched victim of a dreadful delusion was afterward treated as insane, and never brought to trial. But the circumstance maue a ucep impression upon the pub- iiu leeuug, aim lrresisuoiy carried many minds to the belief iu a Superintending Irovidenee. mani fested in the extraordinary case of two pistols in succession so well loaded and so coolly handled, and which afterward fired with such readiness, force and precision, missing fire each in its turn when leveled eight feet at the President's heart. A Village of Terrors. IDetroit Free Press. A Detroiter who had business in a village in Washtenaw County drove out there in a buggy, and of course went to the inn for his dinner. The landlord made no inquiries until after the meal was eaten and paid for, and then he found opportunity to inquire: "Were you going out to 'Suire Brown's place?" "No." "I didn't know but you were a lightning rod man and I was going to say that the 'Squire has threatened to shoot the next one on sight. We don't go much on them fellers around here, and I'm glad you are somebody else. Maybe you are going over to Judge Hardy's to seel him some fruit trees for fall settinc?" "No." "Well, that's lucky. Only j'esterday the Judge was remarking to me that the next fruit-agent who entered his gate would want a coffin. Fact is, I myself have got to do some kicking to pay for being swindled on graj vines. You are not a patent-right man, eh?" "No." "Well, that's a narrow escajie for you. We've been swindled here on hay forks, cultivators, gates, pumps, churns, and a dozen other things, and I'm keeping sixteen dozen bad eggs for use when the next patent Tighter shows his face in this town. Perhaps you are a lecturer?" "Oh, no." "Well, you haven't lost anything. We never turn out very strong here to a lecturer. The last man who struck us lectured on 'Our Currency,' but didn't take in enough of it to pay for his supper. You are not a book canvasser?" "No." That's another escape. We've been laid out here so often that if an agent should offer to sell a litt Bible for fifty cents we'd suspect a trick to beat us. Strikes me now thatyou may be a lawyer?" "No." "Good'nuiT. Last one who settled here had to leave town at midnight ; and we don't want any more, .ay, wnat are you, any way : "A politician," replied the Detroiter. A politician! Then -git! For Heaven's sake, don't stand around here if vou value i : r i it- ... , . jour nie: e ve just impeacneu our poundmaster for embezzling the public inouevjaim me excitement is so intense that the Democrats will ride you on a rail. or the Republicans dock you in the water trough. (Jit right up and scoot!" The AsshmnId's Niece. Chicago Inter-Ocean, July C In a very pleasant interview last night with Miss Mary Scoville. a niece of Guiteau and daughter of George W. Scoville, Esq., of niii ii), wiiu is now 111 asiuugion, a great number of interesting facts were learned concerning the youthful character and early life of the unfortunate assassin. In an old family bible, printed in 1812, could be seen the name of Charles Julius Guiteau. born September tf, 1841, in Freeport, 111.. From his childhood he was an enthusiast on the subject of religion, and his mind seemingly absorbed with Biblical lore and quotations, showed unnatural precocity for his vears, until this abnormal activity developed into a confirmed monomania on religious ideas. There has never been a case of insanity in the family. His father was a physician of some note, and a believer in the doctrines of the Oneida Community, and, although he never was an active mem her himself, Charles, as his son was called among the family, was sent there at the age of twenty, under suf ficiently unfavorable circumstances to un dermine his reason. This unfortunate state ot things was in creased by his marriage with a woman who only sought his supposed wealth, and on discovering his real poverty, she sued him for a divorce on an excuse of inability to support her. At one time he grew so bois terous and quarrelsome that it was decided to place him in an Asylum, but it would have been impossible to keep him there on account of his plausible address and low cunning, as. indeed, all the members of the family were more or less afraid of him. The doctors thought that his natural ac tivity would keen him from violent insan ity, until he finally drifted into imbecility. He was in the habit of gividg an immense amount of aavice, regardless that no one paid the least attention and was continually talking 01 the most unconnected matters without the slightest coherence. He had an extraordinary faculty of living well, without any money, on the credulity of the public and the generosity of his relations, causing uiem no enu 01 irouoie. His manner was most plausible, his ap pearance preiossessing, and he dressed well. .Whenever he had money he would pay his debts, but the idea that the mere giving of a note was not full payment could never take possession of his mind. When a boy he was directed one spring to wash the young fruit trees with lime water as a pro tection from insects, but, unable to distin guish the difference, he carefully painted all the hickory and oak trees in simple faith, and for years his hickory-plum trees was a standing joke. He was never addicted to the use of tobacco or liquor, and was ab stemious in respect to tea and coffee. There have been a great number of physicians in the family. Guiteau's great grandfather came to America from France during the French Revolution in 1799, and was a nota ble physician in the East, but there was never a Canadian in the family. He had two sons, who were also doctors. Mies Sco ville felt very much distressed over the dis grace on her family, and said she would not attempt to shield him for a moment if he was not palpably insane, as could be judged from his past history. Jesse Cottings, one of the few Liberal members of the English Parliament, who takes extreme Irish views, has been com pelled to .resign the Presidency of the Fed eration of the Liberal Association, because of the dissatisfaction with his course. 'KOM OUR EXCHANGE, Cooling- the Sick Rooin. A Washington ecial of the 6th to the Commer cial says: The physicians of the President determined yesterday to resort to artificial means for reduc ing the temperature of the President's bed toom. and keepil g Its air as pure as possible. They thought of a half dozen uif ihods, all uu very nearly the same principle, I. e.. the evaporation of the iced water. They determined at first to send for some apparatus calculated to erleet their purpose, to Boston and New York. They thought of combining with the evaluating appaiatusa system of great fans similar to Indian punkahs, fills morning, however, was so hot, and the tem perature of the sick-room was so h!h. that they determined to improvise some simp' apparatus by which the end desired could be aeeouipiiMied. They decided Un very simple machinery. Tiiey directed that four galvanized iron shallow trouvhs be manufactured, and that wires be stretched across the ceiling of the room from wall to wall in front of the windows Under these wires they proiswe to place the trouirhs. and upon the wires they propose to suspend linen sheets, so that their lower ends would deieud in the troughs. In the latter they proposed placing iced water tinctured with ammonia. They con tided the ex ecution of i heir plan to the efficient Private Secre tary, J. Stanley Brown. His task was simple, but -delicate. He executed it with perfect success. Throughout the day he was constantly engaged on a hiüli step ladder, noiselessly placing in iswi tlou the wires upon which the absorbing linen was to be hung. This had to be done without annoying the President It was so done. The President took a decided Interest In the Opera tion, complimenting his faithful Secretary for his deftness. But .e was not excited by it In the morning Brown had looked up a galvanized iron works and explained to the manufacturer what he wanted. The manufacturer set his most skilled workmen at work, and had the shallow and narrow little troughs ready as soon as Brown was ready for them. About 7 this evening all the w ires were up and the linen suspended on them. On the floor of ihe private Secretary's room lay the unpainted but neatly constructed troughs. Brown carried them himself into the President s room and laid them under the depending linen sheets. Theu the iced water and ammonia were poured In. The capillary tubes in the linen licked it up, and -the soft breeze stealing languidly through the long windows, struck full upon it and passed through iu The temperature of the room fell at once several degrees. A grateful look, a murmured "thanks" from the President and Mrs. Garfield almost simultaneously, more than rewarded the hard-worked Secretary." Scenes at the White House. ISpeeial to the Cincinnati Commercial. Washington, July C Many persons who had remained away from the Executive Mansion dur ing the heated portion of the day made their ap pearance there when the sun finally sauk to rest, and a cool evening breeze made the promenade in front of the White House, and within sight of its green lawns, a pleasant oue. Nurses iu white gowns and colored ribbons trundled fashionably decorated baby carriages along the pavement, and made the blue-coated sentinels long to be off duty. Cabinet Ministers and their wives rolled past in their private conveyances, and many visitors presented their cards at the White House door. Messengers were constantly coming in, waiting to take the evening bulletin to anxious friends of the President in various parts of the citj The crowd which waited in the office of the Private Secretary for the result of the phy sicians' examination was not as large as on the previous evenings, however, but on the whole much less constrained and formal. "One ot the brightest sides of this unhappy affair." said Jus tice Harlan of the Supreme Bench, while waiting for the bulletin, "is the universal expression of 6j mpauiy wun me rresiaeut. l nese expressions Come not from one section of the country alone, but everj portion, from Maine to California, the love for the Chief Executive is universal." The door leading to the Cabinet room was at that moment opened, and Dr. Bliss, hat iu hand, stepped out, and crossed the floor to the hallway. At the door he was met by Secretary Lincoln. "Well, I hear you are all going away and not Coming back again," said the Secretary, grasping the phyfcician's hand and laughing. The doctor looked grave, but said nothing. "But y du feel that the chances are Increasing every hour, do you not?" queried the Secretary more seriously. "Oh. yes," was the answer, 'Uhe President is getting along very nicely now. We have just Changed him into a new bed. The first one was too large. The President slipped down into it too far and needed to be bolstered up too mucn. The smaller one is cooler and more comfortable. It is a plain cot with a light, airy mattress, and much better adapted to the purpose than the larger bed." The Doctor passed down stairs, and a few mo ments later the bulletins were ready for distribu tion. Their continued hopeful character caused much good cheer. Jimmie Garfield was present iu the Secretary's room to-night, and seemed more cheerful than ever. "I peeped into the sick-room to-day," he said, "when they were cleaning papa's wound, but I could not stand it, and went out. None of us see papa to talk to hiro now except mamma It is getting awful hot in Washington now," he con tinued, "and we are all going away iust as soon as papa gets well. I am getting awful tired of this place. We have had nothing but sickness since we came." Guiteau. I Special Telegram to Chicago Times. WASHINGTON, July 6. The City Assistant Post master has just come to the White Upuseand stated that a letter has been received at the Post office from New York, directed to Guiteau, and marked "Personal and Special." It was handed to the District Attorney. It is evidently a letter from a sympathizer, probably a Nihilist. This i the second letter that has been received her for Guiteau. The first was from Boston, drai-etl in black, and directed to "that of a of a Gui- i teau. it was evidently not a friendly letter. No judicial steps will be taken for the punish ment of Guiteau until the result of the Presi dent's wound is removed bevond all questions. It is hardly possible that he will hate any prelimin ary examination. The District Attorney now in tends to present the case to the Grand Jury spea is adju ged insane he can be restrained of his liberty for life; but if the insanity question is not held good as a defense all the case against Gui teau is simply oue of assault with intent to kill. Under the law the extreme penalty for this crime is eight years' imprisonment in the Albany Peni tentiary, where District convicts are confined. There has been a good deal of talk of hanging the asi-assin; but this will not be possible unless the President should die. As the case now stands, Guiteau stands a good chance of some time again regaining his liberty. Insane Asylums are poor places to hold a mau for a lifetime. Possibly Con gress this winter may do something to make future acls of assassination diiected against the Executive acts of treason, and therefore subject to capital punishment; but no future law cau help the present case. Courage of the President. A Washington special of the 6th says: Hon. w. W. Dudley, the newly apiointed Com missioner of Pensions, who is an intimate friend of the President, called yesterday at the White House and was admitted to the sickroom. He was recognized and beckoned to come to the bed side. "Dudley. I am glad to see you," said the President. "Iknow you have come to see Gar field, and not the President. 1 am very anxious to live, indeed ; and, if necessary, 1 could let them cut my limb on" inch by inch: still, if I have to die. I am ready to tro. Keen ud your eouraee " The President frequently chats and jokes with tuose aoout nis bedside. Tne President is devoted to Mr. Brown, his private secretary, and likes to have him near his bedside all the time. When Colonel Rockwell entered the President's room this morning he found everything wearine a cheerful look. "How do you feel this morning?" said ne to tne iTesident, and in response re ceived the following gratifying answer: "Very much refreshed; slept well last night 1 feel bet ter than at anytime since Saturday morning," His voice is strong and his manner very cheerful. The First Shot. The Enquirer's Washington special of theCth says: Public attention has been so absorbed bv the President's critical condition that little notice has been taken of the first shot fired bv the assassin. This entered his left coat sleeve just below the el bow, and plowed along the surface of the left arm, which must have been raised nearly parallel wun nis eibow, passing out again near the cun. nie nesh was not cut by tne Dan. and no snnrical attention was necessary. A bright red line, how ever, shows the course it took. Diligent but fruit less t-earoh has been made for some trace of the ball after it passed out ol the sleeve by the author ities and by curious people visiting the scene. The only conclusion reached isthat itnassed through the door-way from the ladies' room into the main sitting room, and again through the door leading out to the trains. This would make it appear that Guiteau stood at the left of the 11 street door, at which the President entered, when the first shot was fired. Mrs. Garfield Continues Sanguine. A Washington special of the 6th says: It is noted, as an incident worth chronicling, that to-day she asked Mr. Morton, the gentleman who culls from the exchanges for the President's eye, to save all the leading papers bearing upon the shooting, as they would make interesting reading lor the President on his recovery. This would appear to establish the fact that her san guine talk is genuine, and that she really be lieves the President will recover. The Downfall of Nations. 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