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jooaior Carpenter might hrvvo been trwisy in ictlro political life liaJ he cot cucouuwrod " ■ lorlous pull-Lack." Arlimr Orion, Iho famous Tlclthorno claimant, fcM bacn allowed to spend timrh time In the j gon library, and to learn some Latin from the iirUon schoolmaster. Ho is now able to make btckneyod quotations with effect, much to the delight of bis Ignorant admlrors. jo connection with (he appointment of Mr. £varie to bo Centennial orator. It hag been no* ticed that bo la a grandson of Roger Sherman, *bo was ft member of the Committee of tho Continental Congress which prepared the Draft of (bo Declaration of Independence. ( the Tiomlontjcwepapora have generally shown a small spirit of Jealousy by making no refer «Qco to tbe repot t* of Stanley's discoveries in Africa, which are published exclusively in the tfflegraph, and reach a limited class of readers, v bo are chiefly persons of little culture. C<jl, J. 11. Wood, of Chicago and Philadelphia, |i said to ho the owtiorof the largest diamond Id America. The Jewel is worth at a moderate estimate 950,000. 'lt in sot in a heavy gold ring. With this handsome object illuminating his ebabby hand. Col. Wood is a more interesting object ibao any curiosity in cither of his muse ums. Tho rumors of war with Cuba have caused a great fluttering of hoartn la Waabington society, of which our youthful naval horooa are the roost distinguished omsraouts. Ik la feorod Gist those Isadora of (he dsneo who do not lose their Uvea (o (bo bloody Dons will lose their hoarte to the bewitching Donnas; sod the last end of those pen would bo worse than tho first. Judge-Advocate-Clonond Holt, whose retire ment from public lifo baa boon ignored daring the bustlo and excitement attending the opening sf Congress, bold the othce continuously from jgC2. He was rostmastor-Qeoaral io 1851), Becrolary of War in ISGO, and waa urged to be come Attorney-General in President Lincoln’s Cabinet In 18GI, bat declined tho office. Frank Walworth Is said to bo suffering seri ously from his long confinement in prison, ami it is thought Gov. Tildbn may pardon him at any time. A number of eminent physicians have testified that the young man is “ liable from a eoDgeoits! disease to deeds of sodden violence without presence of an actual soiauro and it sums to be at least probable (bat bo did lull his '(slber in a sudden ncocea of four. Eight hundred men 0 foot high and therea bouts gathered at tho etago-door of Booth’s Theatre in Mow York Tuesday. They came in answer to an advertisement, which called for 500 men to represent Romans in ’* Julias Crcssr,” which is shortly to bo pnt on tho stage with un usual splendor. Tho salary of a common Roman Is 30 cents per night. Tho minimum height of the applicants was fixed at 6 foot. Out of the whole number 250 were engaged. The Now York Christian Association .baa Insti tuted proceedings against Matt Morgan, former ly chief artist of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Weekly, and a rival of Naat, for exhibiting In decent pictures. Morgan is now manager of the Theatre Comiquo, and in that capacity bo baa boon showing “Classic Pictures,” which have given offense. Ho has temporarily draped tho pictures, bat promises soon to exhibit thorn (gain “in tholr original shape.’' Ur. Trollope has written a burlesque of his own style for a charitaolo publication In Boston called Sheen for the Cradle, In Bonding the manoaoript of the story, Ur. Trollope writes: M Aa Bret Haste says X have do sodso of humor, wd won't laugh at me, 1 mast try to laugh at nnolf, aod make fun of tho horoloo I have loved best." Those faithful readers who aro familiar with the novel* of Mr. Trollope will readily recognize in the burlesque the heroine of ibo “Small House at Arlington. ’’ The Hot. Baxter Dickinson, whoso death is lononnoed in the Now York papers, had many acquaintances in Chicago and vicinity. For many years he conducted a seminary far young ladies at Lake Forest, which is now continued os *a school for young children of both eoxoa. under the hue of the Dickinson Homo. Dr. Dlckia <qa waa in his eighty-first year. Ho was born it Amherst, Maas., aod graduated from Yale College in 1817. For many years he filled the Professorship of Sacred Theology lu tho Lane Theological Seminary, aod was (he Moderator of the Presbyterian General Assembly of 1838. Be was Identified with the Preabyteriah min htty for nearly fifty years, Us principal pas torates being at Longmeado w, ft ass., aod New ark, N. J. The lawsuit brought against Queen Isabella of Spain by her Parisian batchers and bakers, to Bay nothing of her candlestick-makers, baa boon definitely settled in Her Majesty's favor. Tho leading facts of the earn have already boon made public; how the ex-sovereign contracted with hiroook, one Blanchard, to supply her royal table al the very extravagant rate of 12 francs (12.40) per day and per person: how she punct ually paid the cook aforesaid the sums agreed upon } and how bo, on the contrary, paid none sf the tradespeople from whom be obtained tho Aolly snppUee; and how ho finally ended by run- Bing away, whereupon the defrauded ahopkeop •f» brought salt against the ex-Quoon to oumpol bir to aettlo the unpaid bills. This form of housekeeping is a very common one ia Paris, Mpecially among foreigners. BOTH, ARRTVAIfI. , iWmir Mouss—George D. Gould, Moline; 8. n. AUtmuou, 2l«w York; F. O. stark, Boston; £. C. Holbrook, New Vork; C. W. Bowen, New York /no*. t*uhnt; John Sanders, EugUpd; W. Uooshmer, BcctUnd; J. W. Qmn, Lawrence, Kan.; 8, 0. Cook, Bt> Fsul; H. M. Bussell, Galesburg; T, Sirano, *psn; D. p. Snyder, Washington; J. E. Filch, Veshlogtoo; W. H. Clock, Detroit; Theodore Pittsfield, Mass Grand Pacific —Sen. A. ®v Terry, BL Paul: 11. U. Coumigbt, Han blbsl, Mo.; G. C. Kimball, Grand Rapids; Lyman Elmore, Brooklyn; MaJ.-Geu. W. H. Ban- U. a. A.; OoU W. H. Mitchell, O. 8. A.; ’’.l), Jono*, Cleveland; George Judd, Springfield, lu.: 0. W. Allen, Auburn; L. £ I'ond, Now York ; J. T. obsoklifl,Kansas Pacific ilatlrnad; J. 0. llaruord and «sorgsOMs,Bt. Joseph; A. MuMurtry, Toledo; D. A. Better. ’Aansae City; O. T, Thurman, 0hi0.. .. Tre •wsf HiruM—J. P. Westcotl, Plttahurg; the llamabeo tttnipe;, the Hon, Josiah Bacon ana B. P. Lee, Dos •J°J Ai ibar Milts, Boston; 11. D. Williams, Janesville; R on, E. N. Dickerson, New York; George It. ~4 l i, Detroit; Gen. Frsuk De Balts, Olucmnati; X°h J. W. Eddy, Millington; the lion. Peter Mcleudy, r Rapids i 11. 11. Caudse, Cairo; F. It. Hulling*- h, New Or 100n5,.... Mmn on Umut— The lion, fipngue, Vermont: the lion. J. U. Southworth, 5® Nlstock; Judge John Towle, New York; Cub Jsimw *• Alsunder, Montreal; J. H. Drake, Bock Island .(r --£f *» P. K. Orris, DIXou; CoU A. Richardson, Logatu ff rt; B. d. Walls, Milwaukee; Mai. W. U.Uroadderc, -bools; W.D. Wilson, Rock island: J, li. Chtd • Bangor, Me,; E, Z.Gross, Pittsburg* 11. J, Detroit; John liicks, Ushkoab; D. O. Browu, £jtn,.., Gardner ifousa—W. H. Burks, Detroit Advtr* yo; J. 0. Goodhue, Detroit Aac*rti*r : the lion. J, £• sorgo, Agent American Express Company. Detroit; w.A. Steele and party, Baltimore; W. H. Riley, Bqp. Hek Boose, Kalamaaoo; W. Keovy, KsUmavoo; U. tod P, Johnson, Philadelphia, THE WEATHER, Waibtwotow, D. 0., Doc. JO—l a. m,—Foe Tscnesse, the Ohio and Upper Mississippi Yal hj*. and tbe Upper Lake region, rising, followed by faffing barometer, nortbweet winds, shifting to (warmer southeast, clearing of dear fol toted by cloudy weather. * •* . 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Regret that So Serviceable a Man Should Talk So Much with Ilia Democratic Mouth. Rumors of tho Very Ugliest Kind Freely Circulated by tho Bourbons. Belief that (bo Ring Is Working to Prevent Confirmation of Clifford Wilson and Dyer. Proceedings at Chicago of the Bab cock Military Court of Inquiry. Nothing Yet Settled as io the District- Attorneyship at Chicago. Tho Testimony Before tbo Grand Jury as to Messrs. Farwoll and Rohm, THE ST. LOUIS GRAND JURY. TOE INDICTMENT OF IUDCOCK PCRMHUBD. Sperial Piipatch to The Chuayo Tribune. Bt. Louis, Dec, 9,— -That part of tho public which has boon bo long and anxiously expecting tho indictment of Gen. Babcock has at last boon gratified. His Indictment is now an ac complished fact, as telegraphed Tns Tiudunk last Tuesday. The Grand Jury, at tho solicitation of Mr. Henderson, loading counsel for tho Government, agreed to hold over until certain testimony could bo re ceived from Washington. This'*testimony was in tho shape of certain telegrams to Joyce aud McDonald, relating to tho Whisky-Ring luni neej, which were discovered In Washington a few daya ago. Tho desired evidence arrived here last night, aod was submitted to tho Grand Jury at an early hour this morning. now tub Jimi STOOD. It has boon impossible to ascertain tho exact nature of this evidence, bat it is known that, immediately after receiving and considering it, tho Grand Jury voted upon Uio indictment of Babcock, and wore in favor of tho samo hy a vote of 17 to 2, thoro being nineteen members of the jury present at tho time. These two Grand Jurors subsequently admitted that their Donative votes were erroneous, aud that, if they baa to vole over, they would vote la favor of tbo indictment of Babcock. Bo tho Indictment of this gentleman may bo considered unani mous, although thoro woro two votes in his fa vor. ILLTOATOIIT. Tho indictment chargee him witli conspiring with Joyce, McDonald, Avery, ami others, to de fraud tho Treasury of the united State*. After the Grand Jury bad delivered tbo indictments, they announced their readiness to adjourn. Jutfgo Treat thanked them for tho efficient man ner m’wUioh they had discharged their duties. ANTB-UOBTEM BTATUMENTB. Tbo jury thou retired to their room, and, shortly thereafter, addressed letters respectively to ox-Dlatnot-Attorney Patrick and ox-Marshal Newcomb, assuring those gentlemen that, though numerous charges have boon preferred against them, alleging their connection with tho Wniaky Bing, moat thorough and exhaustive ex aminations have failed to connect their names with tbo conspiracy in a sufficiently strong man ner to Justify indictment, or even a suspicion of their guilt. a xjsrrfß puainiNO Tnr rPEsinKirr. After considerable debate, tuo following loiter ms also directed to tho President, and niailud to him this afternoon : CSTTID &TATBB OBAND JcDT-ItOOM, RT. LOOM, Mo., Dec. 0, 1H73.— Tj U. S. (Jrant, Prtnultnl oj tho united XUUct, I Viutanffton. D. C.: Tim uudlrslgiied, late United Biatou Grand Juror* for the Eoatcru District of .Missouri, lo the discharge of Uiclr sworn duty have found U imperative on them to present to the United States Court of the said District tbo names of many officials and oilier persons as being coouectod wilti a cousplracv to defraud tbo internal rev enue of Uio United States. As cltlzena of our common country, sincerely desiring to uphold the bands of the Cliiof Executive iu scuttling aa honest collection of public revenue, wo caunot re frain from thus testifying to our estimation of the moral support which we have leaned upon as Imparted in your noble instructions to tho Secretary of the Treasury.—“ Let no guilty man escape." With this sli good eilUooa ran contribute their share In ahliug tho Ooverumeut, aud In suststulug your Administration in Its endeavor to conduct It with parity and fidelity. We, individually sud col lectively, tender lo you our highest cuusldsraUona of esteem and confidence, and an assurance of our ap preciation of the wisdom, patriotism, and independ ence displayed to directing the measures necessary for detecting and correcting the gigantic frauds which have to lately proy&l upon tbo public revenue. CONFIDENCE. TUB ntCniDBNT CONTENT WITH BAR COCK. ortxctaJ Dispatch to TM Chicago TriOuiw, Washington, i). 0., Doc. o.—The President states that he baa hoard tho explanations made by Gea. Babcock respecting tbo St. Louis tele grams, aud that ho believes him ionooeut. HENDERSON. ATTORN BY-GENERAL PIiUREPOMT WRITES A. MOTB. Sptoial litipaUh to Tho Chicago Jribunt, Wasuinotov, D. 0., Deo. 9.—A number of ex* tracts from the concluding speech of ex-Sonator Henderson, the counsel for the Government in tbe Avery trie), have been sent to tbo President end ,tbe Attorney-General. These extracts not only deal la the most bitter denunciation of the villains of tho Whlekv lliug aud of Oen, Dab* cock's alleged connection -with tbo Bing, but tbe language need in thorn la person ally disrespect* lul to tbo President, aud under any oiroata* stances very Improper to be need by a prose cuting officer of tho Government toward the Executive. Tbe President has not con sidered that it was ueceaiary for him to take any notice ot these extracts 5 bat tbe At torney-General. under whose direction Mr. Henderson was employed to asalst In tbe prose cution, is of tbe opinion that, if Ur. Henderson did use such language, it is not proper for bixn toconlinuoin.hu present relations toward the Government. Accordingly be thU morning sent a dispatch to Mr. Henderson directing hU atten tion to the reports of bis remarks, and Informed him that, If he had used such language* he would please consider that his services were no looger required by the Government, r uckdesson’s hcput. iKainj'V’tAec WiUhtr, Ur. Benderaon telegraphed back that the language attributed to him bed not been used in hie epeeohi and that he would forward by malt a correct copy of hie rotnarke. The Attorney* General thereupon.directed that Mr. Beadenou continue to act lot aid Uomjtaeht until further Tllu (JUHJAuu 'iJIIIBLHNU: Fill DAY, MUCUMIJkII 10, 1875. notice, and the matter will rest until the copy soot by Mr. Henderson is received. after tub ntcnirr op tub dispatch. On the receipt of tho dispatch from Mr. Picrrcpont to-day, District-Attorney Dyer tele graphed to tho Attorney-General to know if ids dispatch were to be considered os a dismissal of Hcndornon. Picrrcpont replied that, if (he chargee against Henderson were true, yes; if fatso, no. Dyer replied that tho charges wore false, and that Henderson had exhibited the utmost fidelity in the tcrvloos which ho had rendered tho Government, sod was In every way worthy of the confidence of the Attorney-General. During tbe early part of the forenoon Homlorson was apprised of tho dispatch from Piorropont. and fell it immaibent to reply in vindication of himself to the effect (hat what he had said in his speech wan deliberate ami well considered, and that ho had nothing to retract, and that, if tho Government wished to dispense with bin services on account of bia utterances, be wanted to know it. THE ETNO AT WORN. Dyer telegraphed tills afternoon to Wilson, Solicitor of tho Treasury, to know how things stood at Washington, and Wilson, io re sponding, said : •* I expc>-. wo will all fall to gether.'* Drer has not yet boon confirmed by tbe Denote, ami bo took this answer to moan that bia chances for confirmation are very smati, and that n good many other official* who depend on the Donate for confirmation wlii be seriously disappointed. THE nOWL OVER AGAIN. The following are the obnoxious passages in Henderson's speech to which Pierropoint so seriously objected: This la (he blot upon oar OovorUTTirnf—that it is poMlble for aoch Ibiue* to exist. They could not exist In England, Prince, or any other civil ized Government, but nro |«cullar fo our boasted Itopnbllc. It is party, party, party, that damns our country, sn.l he who has tbe nerve to ro tlsl the bebtMa of parly la worthy of more credit than the bravest of old Homan soldiers. Uniter the name of party every fraud and Infamy within the range of poseUilJiUee la perpetrated. It Is to bo hoped and prayed that the time la coming when a man who has the Imperious force of character to reslnt the dictates of party wIU be looked up to as a hero. Out, wo may go to tbo bottom, corrup tion may feast in Ml our Institutions, and our nation may decay and fall before wo learn this grand truth. 1 respect party when It Is comjioacd of honest men, organized for honest purposes ; but, when 11 in com posed of men banded together to perpetrate frtals upon tho Government to nerve the personal cuds of Its leaden, thrn, away with it I 111 none of It. What right had Dabcock to go to Doug las* to Induce Lira to withdraw hta agents 7 Dongtans was placed in bis position to toe that the Rerenun laws of tbe Government were properly enforced; what bus iness, then, had Douglas* with him? When an official goes into office, bn should bo frea oud Independ ent of all influences, except that of law, amt if he recognises any other mas ter, then this Government Is tumbling down. What right baa the President to Interfere with Com missioner Dnugltss In the proper discharge of bis du ties, or'with the Treasury? Kane; aud Douglass sh/iwcd a lamentable weakness of character when ho listened to Dabcock’s dictates. Ho should either have Insisted that his orders an they existed be carried nut or should havo resigned his othce. Douglas* now determined that his only course was to change the Supervisors all over the country, and this would necessarily expovo fraud. On Jan. 21), 1670, he telegraphed Hogue: "You nro hereby ordered to reput in iwrsuu to Hupervlanr Tulton, who supersedes McDonald In Kt. Louis." This was one of the first moves toward (he change. On Feb. a, 1875, a telegram signed “ Sylph ” was sent from here to Dabcock, saying; “We have official Information that thn enemy weak ens. Uuah things-” This was Joyce’s writing, and tbe “ enemy »* referred to wero those persons who were favoring the change of Supervisors. A couple of days later, Douglass tele graphed Drooks : •* Tbo order telling you to report to Tattoo is suspended. Now, why did Douglass bond the supple blnger of the knee and permit any Inter ference by tho 1 resident 7 This was Douglass* own bnelnnw, and lie stood respau.dhhi for It under his of ficial oath. Ite was bound Pi listen to no dictation from tho President, Dalnmck, or imy other officer, and it was bis duly to a<e that tho order was carried out or to resign. BOMB SERVICE TO TUB STATE CONCEDED. Considerable dissatisfaction has manifested itself hero to-night over tho action of tho Gov ernment in dispensing with tho services of Hon ntor Henderson, and remarks are freely made to the effect that tho prosecution has lost its most powerful counsellor. Though Altornoy-Uoa oral X'ierropoDt has not actually dis charged him, it is considered that his services will bo no longer required, and that tie is now practically out of the Govern ment employ. Thoro aro a number of people hero who do not hesitate to censure Henderson for his attack on tho President, aud say that no wont out of the way to vent a personal spito. but that his services to tho Government have been luvalualJo, and that a acnous mistake has boon mode in getting rid of nim. ho baa at no time Appeared in person boforo tho Grand Jurv, but that tho prosecution followed the i'rceidoufu instructions,—“ Let no guilty man oueapo,”—ami bo supposed tbo Prouuloub vos flinoere. and that tho country may tost as sured that no man has been indicted but who will bo convicted, provided tho prosecutions ato followed with ordinary ability. .The Senator feola much worried over the Associated Press dispatch wherein it refers to tho matter of eora poooation. In that matter tbero has novor boon a word said or written. It has never been under consideration. Tbo appointment was given bun without solicitation upon his part, Henderson telegraphed to Atty.-Oen. Piorropont this even ing that ho did not intend to rellect upon tho President in tho Avery speech, hut, neverthe less, ho would stand by his speech, aud that he had no apologies to make. AN UOLT DEMOCRATIC BTORT. The removal of Henderson is Interpreted here is one step in tbo secret efforts to break down the prosecution bore. This idea has been strengthened through a knowledge of an order from the Attoruoy-uonoral to furnish all evi dence against God. Babcock to the Court in Chi cago. This would tako from tuo possession of tho Court all tho evidence upon which it is proceeding, aud, if eomo of the pacers wore lost in transitu, it might ruin the caao. If Mr. Hen demon leaves for tbo reason glveu, is is expect ed that bis associate, Mr. Baton, may go also, aud this would put tho cases of Maguire, Mo- Keo, aud Muon, set for early trial, Into tho hands of tnou who couldn’t familiarize them selves with the cases in time to become efficient prosecutors. TUB PRESIDENT CUEWINO TUB THRICE-TURNED COD OP WRATH. TVahiiinoton, I). C.. Dec. o.—Tbo President lo tho courvo of hia conversation with tho Illinois delegation, referring to tbo whisky frauds, said iu substance this: “Henderson prosecuted Avery lo order to carry out a conspiracy bo (Hen derson) entered Into with Bcliur? against mo." • COL QABCOCK. ORGANIZATION OK TUB OOUUT OT INQUIRY. Tho milllory Court of Inquiry appointed by President Grant to oonsidor tho charges made against Col. Babcock by ex-Benator Henderson, of Missouri, convened yesterday at noon in Parlor 23, Palmer House. Tho Court consists of Tdbut.-Oon. Phil Bheridau, President, and MaJ.-Gon. W. H. Hancock and Brlg.-Goo. A. U. Torry, Maj. Gardner, of West Point, acting as Judge Advocate. The Court occupies throe con necting rooms, fronting on Mooroo and State streets, the one used for the sessions fronting on both streets. Tho other rooms are 23 and 24, 23 being used as a publio ante-room, aud 24 by the mombors of the Court for consultations, etc. TUB COL’BT-UOOil U very neatly arranged, aud reflects credit on Ur. Farnsworth, of tbo Palmer House. Tbo three Generals occupy tbe rear of tbe room, tbolr tables being arranged so as to place Gen. Bberidan in tbe centre, a beautifully upholstered arm-chair, covered in red velvet, being assigned to him. Oen. Hancock occupies tbe seat to tbe right, while Gen. Terry sits to the left. To tbe right, facing the court, la tbe Judge-Advocate's table, and to bis eight is placed tbe official re porter of tbe Court, Mr. liltoUlo, of this city. COL, BABCOCK'S table is placed to the loft in front of tbe Court, and the witnese-cbalr Is between him and tbe Jodgo-Advooate. Tbe members of tbe proa* are well provided for with all tbe necessary conven iences immediately in tbe rear of Col. Dabcook, while very comfortable chairs are placed around the entire room. The Court-room Is, taken alto gether, very conveniently arranged, and It Is at once tasty and elegant. TUX CUARQtI agaioat CoL Babcock are that be waa la com* plioity with the notorious til. Louis Wbleky* King, two of whoa. Joyce aad Avery, bavo al ready been convicted, and that through Col. Babcock’s knowledge and influence (ho King had aecuied it# immunity from diemrbenoe up to the tune that Mr. Bristow took the portfolio u tioo retary of the Treasury. Tbeeo chargee, thuush not made direct, have tamUhed the lair name of Col. Babeooa. amt ho deulee id toto the Inalouetlooe made teams* hie chmater, «ttd propone* to pton kla umooauoe by having a thorough Inquiry made, not alone through tbe military, but throughtho civil courts. His tiamo, lieclaims. has boon dragited into mat ters with which )m has Imd no connection what ever, and a military court of inquiry will bring out all tbn facta. TIM! HCOl'l! OP A count OP INgTMRV goon very much further than the Investigations made by a Grand Jury possibly could resell, Tho Conrt not only has power to inquire into criminal conduct, but also conduct unbecoming an ofllcer and a gentleman. Military etiquette Is very strict, and officers are generally firmly held to it by its code of lawn. A Grand Jury cannot presume to indict on acts which, though they may oppear dishonorable, yet are not actually criminal, and therefore on offense against civil law, while they might bo such m were unbecoming cither a gentleman or soldier. A military court of inquiry is rosily a Grand Jury, lint martial laws do not icstnct to am* narrow limits of investigation, and if it finds merely probable cause, a court-martial can be convened to try tbe officer on charges preferred. Tho scope of its duties io very wide. It may not lind anything criminally wrong, but it may find that the officer charged had been guilty of ques tionable conduct, and, though not punishable by civil law, the military court could onncK ms DISMISSAL after a court-martial. Aside from these points, which show the intricacy of military laws, and yet how plain they arc. the officer must certainly fool pretty certain of his innocence and honora ble acquittal, to bravo such » Court as convened la this city yesterday. Whatever action this Court may take, it will not debar Col, liabbock from civil prosecution, and even acoiirt-marual’a finding could only be to dismiss blm from the service, loaviug the civil laws to punish him in case of guilt, and tho dismissal would have to ho made before the criminal trial in a civil court had commenced. A military court may bo said to possess an equity Jurisdiction, and takes in many points not usually considered in civil practice. A majority of tho members bring In tbe finding, thus avoid ing all difficulties connected with hung Juries. At a few minutes alter 12 o’clock tbe Court marched into tho room. Gen. Sheridan took his scat, and was flanked on either side by Gens. Hancock and Terry as above described. Judge- Advocate Gardner also took his position. Col. Babcock entered alone a few momenta later, dressed in the full-dress of a Major of Engi neers, which rank lie holds os an officer of tho regular army. The Colonel appeared very calm, and a sort of smile was playing over bis face. Ills general demeanor showed a full confidence in his ultimate vindication, and also that he fully appreciates the peculiar and very unpleasant po sition into which ho had Loon placed. Geo. Hancock seems to have grown somewhat more gray within tho past fow years, and much more fleshy. His face Indicates military preemioo and firmness, and ho looks every inch the brave soldier ho is. | Gen. Terry's beard is also more intermingled with gray than it was a fow years ago. But (its tall form remains erect, aud ho retains hts elas ticity of step. AH the Generals are well known, and thoir military records stand high. is a pleasant, affable gentleman, and shows Al ness for the position of Judge-Advocate to ao high and dignified a Coart. Ho is comparatively a young man, with a pleasing face, light sandy whiskers and mustache, bordering upon red. Ills hair is sandy and cut olos<*ly, Ho ia sparely but linnly built, and about >5 feet 9 inches in height, and holds the positioo of Pro fessor in West Point. After the Conrt and Col. Bibcock had takon their seats, Judgo-Advocaut Gardner stated that ho believed the first thing in order was the call of the roll. This formula was then gone through with, and it was found tlj&t the emirs Court was present. Tho order of President Grant, convening the Court, and which was published in the Washing ton dispatches of Tna Tmno.vE at tho time, was then road. The Judge-Advocate then stated that it was for tho Court to decide whether they would bo sworn as an open or closed Court. The Judge-Advocate thou stepped over to Geo. Sheridan, whore, after a few momenta’ consulta tion. tho Court decided that it would determine whether it should hold its sessions with closed or open doors. While this discussion took place the outsiders were requested to Ic&vo tho room, and all except tho Judges retired from tnocourt room, including Col. Babcock and the official re porter. cor., hadcock’s wish. It might ho stated hero that Col. Babcock de sired that tho sessions be held openly, and had so stated to Maj. Gardner, and the order from boadquartoro left it to the Court itself to de termine whether Its sessions should bo publicly or eocretly hold. It took the Conrt but a few moments to de cide. and tho outsiders and repot P-m war* noli lied by Maj. Gardner that they could bo present. Tho following Aids-do-Csmp then took floats within tho room: Laout-Col. Shoridan. Aid to MaJ.-Oon. Sheridan; Brevot I,lent.-Col. Mitch ell, Aid to Gen. Hancock; Brevet Maj. Ludlow, Corps of Engineers, Aid to Oon. Terry. THE ontNiso. Col. Babcock roßumod his place, after which Judge-Advocate Gardner said: “If the Court please, I deeiro to stats that 1 will cut ho able to proceed with tho case. bo far as tho Qdvorumoot of the United Btatea m concerned, to-day, as no list of witnesses has yot been received from tho United Stale's Attopior for tho Eastern Dlatriot of Mis sauri. I have communicated with him. and have received only oo acknowledgment of my die* patch. consequently I will be unable to proceed to-day. Qoo. Sheridan, President of the Court, said: Before tho Court taken into consideration the remarks made by tho Judge Advocate, 1 wish to state that the Court has taken into considera tion tho question of proceeding with tins case ss an onou or a closed court, aud has decided that ail our proceedings shall bo open. This is the decision of the Court, The Judge Advocate not being ready to go oo with the case, the Court will adjourn until Id o’clock to-morrow. Tho Court then adjourned uutil 12 o’clock to day, WHAT hXs BKtK DOSE. Maj. Gardner has sent adlsoatch to the United States District-Attorney at Ht. Louis, asking for full particulars in regard to tho charges against Col. Babcock, and also for a full list of witnesses for tho United Slates Government, in order that they may bo-summoued. but only a mere ac knowledgment of the dispatch has thus for bean received. Col. Babcock stated that ho had not yet decided upon bis arrangements for a defense. The Court was not sworn in yesterday, but will bo to-day, by Judge-Advocate Gardner. After the Court convenes to-day. Col. Babcock has tho privilege under tho law, if he so desires, to object to any member of tho Commission. If he should do so others would havo to be ap pointed Id place of those to whom objections wore made. Uis not likely, however, that such a thing will occur. CHICAGO NOTES. TOE DWTRICT-ATTOBNEYSIIIP STILL UNSETTLED. The business transacted at tbo Chicago Cue tom-ilouse yesterday may have been very largo, and there may havo been many startling inci dents connected with it, but if so tho officials managed to hide matters with groat buoceaa. Beyond much speculation as to the nemo of the next District-Attorney, nothing was done or said that indicated any atirrlng developments. The esnyass over tho District-Attorneyship was excited end even enthusiastic, bat It can hardly be eald that It was conclusive. There seemed a general feeling that Ur. Bouteli was likely to bo appointed, and some rumors were to the effect that he had been offered tbe place. This last half of the rumor was disproved by a call uu tbo gentleman con cerned. at bis office, lie eald that oo offer bad been made to him of the place, and likewise that lie had made oo application for it. And then, with an unpleasant «overs&l of tho usual coarse of things, bo proceeded to interview the report er on tbe general subject. Mr. Ward was pot useful as a source of Infor mation from the feet that be was not in hla of* Ace daring tbe day, and Messrs. Burko and 01- seu had nothing to offer; Geo. Webster did not believe that any name had been settled on ; and, finally, Phil Uoyue gracefully offered a item winding watch for the most accurate informa tion on the subject. It was won by tbe cheeki est reporter in the city. TUB TKSIIUOMX I* TOE BBBM XKD FXBWBIJ. Immediately after Mr. Ward bad forwarded hie resicoatioo of tbo office of District-Attorney, or even nofoia that document bad luft (ho city, gossip was rife as to the cause or causes which bad lad the President toa*k for hi* retirement. Mr. Ward's theory of the matter was published in these columns the day after the removal, Since that time there have also been published other alleged reasons, with such comments as tire facts and proceedings of tho lest few mouths made proper. Kow, iu several exchanges, mo found special telegrams trom Washington, giving various otb<*r theories of tbo oouduct of Mr. ward which led to bis removal. These special telegrams agree with so arncl) execute* as to raise the suspicion that they were all writ ts& or implied by oaetnau, the whole of them in the idea that Mr. Ward neglected to have certain pon-on* indicted by tho lint (hand Jury whom the Government offi cers would havo liked to soo indicted. Two of intro men wore, of cvjiirre, Charlc l ! IJ. FaitrHl and Jacob Itohm. agaiopt n**ithor of whom, as iu well known, was a irtio till found by (ho fJinbd Jury bcfoio lie adjournment. Without winning (o ovorliaui ihn findings, aTnm r.vi; reporter jestorday found a member nf tho last druid Jury, and orked him to give an outline of the loatlmoDyagainßt Farwell which that body thought insufficient to warrant an Indictment. Without professing any false delicacy about di vulging Hocrate which am no longer necessary to be kept secret, (he gentleman said : “ The truth of that matter about Farwell was that the story was very thir,—ao thin that it would never havecomo boforo the Grand Jury if the person ogaiost whom tho allegations were made hadn’t been a public ofllcer. All that we got out of the wltneaac*—and wo had a plenty of them there. I warrant you—won, that some tirao ago 110-wcli Mereercau came to thin city from somewhere In tho Kant, bringing a I.KTTKB OP ISTRODCCTIO* to Charley Farwell. Charley mot him cordiallr, •ud, likely as not, ho played a game of poker with him, or perhaps they had a little sour mash over it. But there didn’t appear to ho any groat intimacy between the men. Well. Merseroau had something like 87,000 when he came, and he asked Charley what ho should do with it to keep it safe. Now, you know the Farwolls do a good banking business. It may not be generally known, butstill a large number of men kuccp their accounts with the Farwella. sod to all intents and purposes they do a banking busi ness. Ho Charley eavs to him. " You put your mone? right there with tho cashier and got a look." And he did. Well, then, afterwards ha went into tho diatilling business, and ho keot bis account right there with the Farwolls. Ue drew out and ho paid in, and once in a while ha saked for accommodations maybe—got Charley to back his paper for him. or perhaps Charley and bis friends Wr..NT OS MEBEEUEAC'S BONDS when ho wont into tho whisky business, and that would bo very ilkslv. because Mcrsoreau hadn't anv particular friends here in tho city ex cept the Farwells. Well, he kept his account with tho Farwelln up to the timo (he Grand Jury mot, and I presume it is’there now. There wasn’t anything to indicate that Charley bad any partnership with him, do mors than with J. V., as wo could see. and tho fact that Charley was on his hand or stgned a note with him at tbe bank wasn't testimony enough to bring ao indictment against him fora partnership with him in tho whisky business. Of coarse, you know Mcrsoreau got into all sorts of tronblo. Uo was indicted, and his stuff all seized, hot that didn’t appear to includo Farwell, as wo could see. That’s all tho testimony was against Charley Farwell. aud I could nut boo how, as reasonable men, wo could find au indictment •gainst him " The re]Hirtcr tin-cod with the gootlomao, bat wanted to know about and bin informant vary freely started off to tell tUat in a conversations'! way. Ho said : '• You fellow iiavo already published that mailer about tbo burning up of tlic books of tlio jsorthwealern Malt Company, and, while wo thought that was quite auspicious, and was per* baps a circumptauco. yet it alone would not proto much, if anythin;*. because the burning might have been done innocently. Then wo had testimony before us*to show, or attempting to abow, that Jake had something to do with those 1/iO barrels of hlchwincs thou la the Chicago Dock Com* pany’a warehouse. I believe vou published something about that. too. Well, wo had Dum pily an before us, and bo produced the receipts, and they wore indorsed, sum enough, by some thing that looked like I, J. llelitn." hut IT wasn’t JAKE JIKHM’s UAKOWRITINn, and it w«* silled kind of different from Jake's ; seems like it was spelled “llhem,’’ or “Ilheim,” or something like that. But tho moat doubtful circumstance about tho indorsement was that several men who wore well acquainted with .lake said thev saw tho man write the indorsement on the receipt, and they all swore positively that it wasn't Jake Kohm who wrote the name there, bo you soo we couldn’t verr well indict a man for that, and that was about all the testimony wo had against Itahm. Under those circumstances it wouldn’t have been fair or decent to have indicted thwo men when wo know that thev couldn't bo convicted. Judge Blodgett charged us very strongly that wo shouldn't find any indictment that we didn't bolic.vo could bo prosecuted to a conviction. And we had a fiuo l>odv of men for a Grand Jury, too,—Henry W. King, Hamuol Hoard, and such men,—and wo didn't wish to loud ourselves to tlodmg any indictment on tes timony Hko that. Ilia foolish for anybody to blame Ward for tho matter, for Ward didn’t counsel us *o And an indictment, or didn't counsel us not to, but ho gave ns bis opinion like any ' lawyer would, and Avar was present a part of tho time and helped to question these men. but we couldn’t get anything further out of them thou what I told you. “ i’bear that somebodr has a good deal of ad ditional evidence about this Northwestern Malt Company, and it may bo that it may amount to something. But the ’thing is to get at it. Per hapn another Grand Jury might do it, but we couldn’t." Aud tho reporter wont away. WARD’S SUCCESSOR. THE ILLINOIS DELEGATION MAIiE INQUIRIES. .s'ixnal binaleh to Jht Chicago Inoune. Wariunoton, D, C., Dec. it. —The Illinois Re publican Congressmen, In their efforts to dis cover tho causes of the removal of Jasper D. Ward arc in search of knowledge under diffi culties. Tho following is an outline of their ad ventures, as detailed by an oye-witneau : The delegation was composed of moat of tho Repub lican Congressmen who represent constituen cies within tho Northern Judicial District of Illinois. Forweli declined to accompany them, stating that ho did not seo that anything could bo accomplished by tho visit, aud propos ed to havo nothing to do with It, The delegation had decided before seeing tho President that if they recommended anybody they would agreo upon a lawyer who was not a resident of Chicago. The theory of this decision was, that if there aro any rings at Chicago, it would bo easier for A NON-RESIDENT LAWYER to make war npou them. Do would be loss like ly to have friends among tho persons charged with crime. This determined upon, the delega tion proceeded to the Department of Justice and waited upon Attorney-amoral Pierrepont. They announced through Senator Oglesby, their Chairman, that tho object of their visit was to ascertain officially whether in fact tboro was a vacancy in the office of United States District-Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois. Attorney-General Pierroponl answered officially that such vacancy existed. “And might 1 inquire on behalf of the delegation," eald Senator Oglesby, “thereasou for tho acceptance of Mr. Ward's resignation?" Ur. Pierrepont eald, “Certainly, you can. It was accepted because we wanted it. That was the substance of tbo interview, and Piorrepout was so bland end courteous about it that Ogles by, after leaving the Department of Justice, mode Ibis inquiry of bis colleagues : “Did be give us any reason for Ward’s removal after all ?'* The delegation concluded that an answer was given, but (bat it NEEDED AN INTERPRETATION, and they proceeded to ino White House. The President received them very pleasantly. They began to talk about a successor of Ward. The President broke in upon them before they scarce ly had began talking, by saying, •* Why, you have a good uiau there now—lluutor.” Different members of the delegation expressed Ignorance of Hunter. Tbo President did not enlighten them until loto In tbo conversation, when be said in substance: "U you don’t know Hunter now, you will snow him some time. He Is a young man of due ap]>earauce, and of fine ability, and will make bis mark some day.*' The President then BAggested that the delegation propose tome names. They then withdrew. Tbo delegation mot to-day and presented tboao three names s Latbrop. of Ilookford 5 Bangs, of Laoou ; and Caafield, of Aurora. The President referred tliis application to tba Attorney-General, with an indorsement to Ills effect that bo know nothing against any of tho parties. The paper was tbou lodged with tba Attorney- General Word has reached hois since that Latbrop will not permit bis name to be used tn oouneoaon with the office. The appointment may be made to-morrow. Judge Parks, of Au rora, has telegraphed here making application for tba place. _ INDIANAPOLIS* DEPOTf-OOLLEOTOa UIU. OK TBUL. Ikdukxfous, Ind., Deo. B.—The trial of James K. Hill, Deputy Revenue Collector of tba First District, wse commenced In tbo Unltad States Court to-dsy before Judge Gresham* A motion made by tbs defendant's counsel to quash lbs indictment on an alleged defect In three eeperete oouots of tbo written instrument, was overruled sod a )ory impaneled. bpuou roa tub uoaßODtrox. Bepulj-Di*vle*-Ptaeeduterflaieieia then mad* a detailed statement of the process of distilling spirits, and the general arrangements of the die* tillery whore these whisky irregtilarifies have been carried on no long and successfully. The prosecutor thou set forth a history of the In diana whisky conspiracy, which ho observed was an outgrowth of the Ht. Louis Ring. and has boon successfully organized since The defendant has been in the employ of the Government in the capacity of Depu ty Revenue Collector of the First Dis trict, and the charge against him is that of having been a conspirator with certain distiller* nbo were defrauding tho Government out of money. It will bo shown in tho evidence, he sail, that tho defendant was a parly to the Whisky King, and for bis connection with and conniving at tho procedures of the organized oilkjuo, ho received a monthly a.lowanco from them of 4ir>o: that ho has given information in advance of the approach of Gov ernment officers to these distillers, by which roeaus everything waa found in proper shape on (hs arrival of these officials. The prosecution proposed to show tha>, on one occasion. Hill was sent by bia superior officer. Gen. Veach, to look alter some irregnlailty at oue of ibo distilleries included within the Ring, but, instead of making anv inquiry, tho Deputy mcro y wont to tho premises, and, after loitering about awhile, re turned to Evansville with the information that ov-pf, thing was correct. For this report Uo re ceived (UK). Mil. nSfIOACK*!) SPEECH. W. P. Fhhtack, attorney for Mr. Hill, in atal ing tho cause of his client to the Jury, expressed Ins surprise at the swooping assertions counsel for the prosecution bad made relative to the character and integrity of Mr. Hill, which, ha maintained, perjured parties had conspired to break down and destroy. Mr, Fisbback put con siderable stress upon too fact that tho defendant was indicted solely on evidence of parties who pleaded guilty to defrauding the Government of its Just dues, and in doing which they have virtually confessed themselves to bo perjurers. Men that can He continually for three years will not hesitate to swear falsely in this Court if thereby thev can secure tho conviction of au innocent party. The testimony of those perjured person* wi’ll amount to nothing in a court of justice nolens their evidence is corroborated by outside parties. Counsel said they proposed putting tho District Prosecutor and bis Deputy upon the witness aland to testify aa to the earnest and deter mined efforts of the defendant in working up the wfatskv cases, and placing before the Grand Jurv important information uj>on which the guilty parties wore indicted. Only two or three witnesses out of about forty for the prosecution wore examined before tho Court adjourned. TUB orKortAM unos. appeared in person in Court this morning;, and. with the remaining parties who have pleaded guilty to defrauding the Govornraeu*. are wait ing sentence from the Court, which will bo passed after the Hill case is settled. LEWIS 11. BRASHER. arrested at Cincinnati charged with complicity in the Evansville frauds, woe released to-day ou *23,000 bail. MILWAUKEE. THE n.ESEXT TRIALS. Epenal [juvauh to The Chtcaao Tribune. Milwaukee, Wie„ Dec. 9. —The case of Bur back «t Reynolds, indicted for india-rubber-stamp frauds, is atilt in progress, but will probably go o tbo Jury to-morrow. mu. payne’s holiday nan to wasiu.votox. This morning I bad an interview with Mr. H. C. Payne. who, about last Christmas, after Ham Riudaaopf’e conviction, was the bearer to Wash ington of a petition to tbo Wisconsin delegation, urging them to use their ioliueuco to secure a new trial for Prince Bam. Tbo petition was signed by tbo entire Legislative delegation from Milwaukee, except one member, whose signa ture, Mr. Payne slated, was not obtained, bo be lieved. because the honorable member happened to be oat of town. The petition, tbo original of which Mr. Payne showed mo, set forth what, if true, was matter to bo addressed to the Court before which Rlndakopf was convicted, and. if proved, must havo secured for him, nu dor the rules of law, a now trial—namely, it stated in substance that, as the petitioners be lieved, lliudukopf had been convicted through a conspiracy against him, and that, ou a new trial, ho could produce new and lmj«rt»nt evidence. Tbo common report, generally credited beta, for which 1 do not vouch and oolv give for what it is worth, is that Payne took with him funds to defray the “ necessary expenses,”—the exact amount has been stated at $1,430, raised by Herman Nnnuomachor and others. Kuuno macher was Treasurer of the Whisky Ring, and is now under indictment and a fugitive from Justice. am. BAYNE DENIES $1,450, 1 stated to Mr. Payne what 1 bad learned, and asked htf statement about it. Ho answered that such was the pressure brought to bear upon him politically and by business men boro that ho was in fact throat into the breach and forced to go ; among those who waited on him and aided in getting up the pressure being Herman Nuune macbcr, who had not then been indicted, but wbo shared in the common peril of the Riug in cident to whaWwas developed in the Madison trial. Mr. Fayuo stated that ho took no money with him, and that he never received any money from the Whisky Ring or in their behalf from anybody else (or any improper purpose. He went to Washington and fouud nothing could be effected; and. anxious to bavo the lout to do with the matter lie could, hurried homo. MORE NETTLES FOR MR. CARPENTER. In response to my question whether bo pre sented the petition of the members ot tbo Legis- Uturo to the Wisconsin Congressional delega tion, Mr. Payne replied (ana tbo reply is not without Bigmlicaoco) that be did not,—bo only saw Carpenter, tbeu Senator. In view of Mr. Carpenter’s immensely virtuous indignation at the recital in this correspondence of tbo facts as jour cotrespoudont obtained thorn from tho best attainable authority, doubtless be will again boil over with indignation at tbe publication of wbat Payne’s (trrtuor statement discloses of bis (Car* pouter's) solicitude,.when a Senator, In bebalf of Ssm Rindskopf. canpcsnui. DIftOUST. Psyoo says that Carpenter then told him there bad boon a tlmo when Bam Hind akopf might ibave compromised, and might have bad bis (Carpenter's) aid in effecting it. hut lUodusopf wouldn't compromise as Car penter augmented— the "d—dfool ’’ (Jtindakopf) nail thought he could beat tbe Government, and it was now too late. Now perhaps Mr. Carpen ter’s Wbieky-Ulug organ, tbo SaUinel, will slop hurling epithets long enough to explain Mr. Carpenters solicitude in bebalf of Sam Rind* akopf, and why a United States Senator should in any event have been willing when ** Prince’’ Ham's case was in court whoro It would bo fully investigated and all the facts brought out, in stead, to assist Sam In gelling it compromised ant of court, so that it should not he fully inves tigated and justice should not be meted out to Sam according to law. It would also he inter* eating to know what moved the Senator from Wisconsin to pronounce Sam a d— d fool for not letting his case bo compromised out of court when that might have been dune. a* ton mb. m.tE. it id to bo observed, as a matter of limpie job* tica, that nothing has developed to warrant the strictmoi that have been passed upon him lu this matter, uor aught to show that ho did more thao the legal professional practice has sane tlooed aa legitimate, however indefeasible it may be la morals. roluically be yielded to com* pulsion which few politician* could have. with stood—the pressure of both partle* here through the legislative delegation, backed by the power ful organised pressure from business circles, which the Whisky King, repreaeotiug the wealthiest Interest In Milwaukee, brought to bear. The whole, however, Is aiguidcam as cmw hrmlug (he statement heretofore nude m this correspondence that the Whisky Bing bere con trolled the local organization of each party; and. as often as the facta are brought to light, (be edifying spectacle la presented of Bam Bind sko|f working the Democracy in bta own behalf, with tue Carpeuter-ltepubllcan local or ganisation also as a tail to Sum's WUisky-lUug kite, with glimpses here and there of what Sen ator Carpenter bad to do about it. Ur, Bayne, it should be added, has not desired to figure in print about itj but tne facts ore not •nob as should be hiddeu, and I am glad to be Instrumental in fetching them Into full day light. Bayne evidently knows a great deal more than be has told. a (50,000 ruiUD. Another Interesting fuature of the whiskv frauds here under the auspices of Ur. Caipon tor’s Whisky-Ring appointees, Moeller, Weis sert, Coukhng. et ah, was discovered to-day by the revenue otticers. A distillery which, prior to the time lightning struck, reported for tax ation aa av« age yield of 'i bd-lOU proof gallon* of spirit* lor each bttabei of grain used, situ* iiguutlug struck hoi iuoreoaed iW UuobU yield to from 8K M 4 proof ffaUcot of *(0111* for every btiaU** of gretiiweUywda vm Uioni*th> ing Improvement In the business of distilling since lightning attack is manifest from tho fart that tho figures disclose that in seven monthn’ run under tho regime of Revenue Agent Conk ling and the rest of ths clidal Ring, that dis tillery must have rootled tho Government through this single fraud of about 950.000,—and it was not much of a distillery either. There will probably ihortly ho an a-se-anont fjr baoic tuns to that amount levied against that sam* distillery. SPRINGFIELD) liionryiso. 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