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M AMI IS STEVENS.
The Trial of Her Husband lo Begin To-Day. Story of the Shooting end tho Causes Leading to It. Affectionate Youhbt Men Who Wrote Letters to a Married Woman, A Katrled tiro Consisting of a Sniff Snttesilon of Hens and ItecmKlliallohi, Tho Statements Made-toy the Accused, and tho Evidence of the Cor respondence. It Is now some months since (ho killing of Mamie Stevens, ami thu trial of her husband, Deter K. Stevens, will begin this morning In tho Criminal Court. No murder occurring In tills city for ninny years excited more general inter est than did this at the time It was bommltted mid for a considerable period thereafter, nnd this, with what promises lo bo'an exciting and a memorable trial, will no doubt make it one of the prominent eases in thu already long list of Chicago murders. The circumstances directly attending the commission of the deed were given special prominence In Tub Tmnu.vn’s account of tho affair, published the morning after this melancholy tragedy, July 1,1878, and thu same account touched upon some ot tho bidden springs which prompted It, with a TircdlctloTi that the later developments would be productive of some curious revelations as to tbu rather unenviable position occupied by cer tain outside parlies, whoso Indirect connection with the case would bo seen to bo one of Us most Important features. This prediction was rnoro than fullUlod. • . TUB STOUT OP TUB MURDER ITSELF 'Hint calm, stilt summer utuiit of Sunday, the (kith of June, Is easily lolil. Mamie Stevens loft her molher’fl homo, a house in the rear of No. b-13 West Congress street, after supper, remark ing Hint she was going' tu the Church of the Epiphany, on Thruop street, opposite Jefferson Park. She was next Been by a coupln of young ladles, Miss Bndlo Cox and Miss Kittle Wheeler, silting on one of the rustle benches In the park in company with a young man. They did not know her, but her beauty struck them at once, mid they passed by with the romqrk, “ What a handsome young girl.” Just then they eaw, among the hushes some distance back of Hie seat, another young mail, who appeared to bo skulking about. This circumstance did not particularly Impress them, and they passed on. The “handsome young girl” caught up with them after they had gono a few steps, In troduced herself in an excited manner, and (■bleed them whore they were going. They told her they were going to Congress street, and she Burprlsodly exclaimed, “That is whore I live,” following It up with a request to bo allowed to accompany them. On the way she remarked Hint her husband had caught her in the park with a young man, whom sho had known at school, mid with whom she had taken a walk Instead .of going to church. Her husband, had called the young man foul names, n scullb ensued, and ho choked uml booled her companion uml ordered him to go home. The threo young Indies were on their way towards Congress street, when Stevens appeared at the corner of Centre ave nue nml walked-west towards them. Mrs. titkvensremarxed, “Hero he comes,” and walked slowly on. When they met, some angry words ensued, and, upon coming in front of No. SOU, Htevcns said, “1 want to talk to \ou. r ’ Sho re plied, “You cannot talk to me.” Ho said ho must, nml, us lie did so, drew from his bip pockut a handkerchief. Shu evidently thought a revolver was about to bo druwu upon ber, and asked, “are too going to shoot me!” Ho coolly replied “Yesi" expected weapon, tired trnifc, ulwiouklr Mm fell ot Uiu first Bhot. The oilier two young ladles run nwav, in their fright, nt the Ural shot. The neighbors, alarmed by the shooting, rpslied out mid found the ladv lying insensible on the grass, n largo pool of blood having already formed on the sidewalk and In the grass. They carried her to her home, and her mother, on seeing them enter, exclaimed, "Oh, he liuh shot her; I knew It when 1 heard those shots.” Dr. E. M. Landis, who was immediately called In, found one bid* let-bolo In the left side of the face, about an inch below the eye, the lend having apparently taken a backward and upward course, probably reaching the brain, and another in the right shoulder, lmy)ng'‘ n downward and badetfard direction.' " Thero . was ,no bleeding at the , mouth, ' and the Doctor thought that the Jungs had not been punctured. The face 'Wound, howoVcr, he thought, would prove fatal. The wounded girl received every possible attention, mid unweary ing efforts were made to prolong her last-wan ing life. In the meantime the murderer had been ar rested and taken to the West Madison Street (Station. Officers Kay mid McMahon, standing at the earner of Throop and Harrison streets, laid heard the shooting, uinl ran at once to the tccne of the murder. As Olllecr Kay went, he saw a young man running along tiie fence of a cabbage-patch, lie crossed the street, halted Mm, and asked him why ho was running away. Jlugavo some equivocal reply, whereupon the olllecr searched him, llndhig a, ‘revolver iu ids pocket. He was then placed under arrest. As the ofllcers with their prisoner passed along on their way towards the station, there was the usual loose talk on the part of the crowd of hangers-on about lynching. It, of course,, amounted to nothing. On the way, Stevens gave his name, ami admitted' that ho had done the shooting, and ot tho station gave the otllcer A PACKAGE OtT I.BTTKII3 which ho said contained assignations with other men and his wife, and which ho enjoined tho oillccr not to open without his permission. These, with some others In a room on Madison street, formed, ns he told a reporter they would, a revelation In tho ease. It was noticeable Unit, while ho protested he was under most Intense mental excitement, he appeared quite calm and collected lu Ids cell.' ilo fulled to Interview that muht to any extent, but said that, on the morrow, bo would make u statement which would be corroborated by letters written to his wife by various men. Much was the story ot tho murder Itself. The missing links were to bo supplied. Tub Turn unr reporters that night caught up on a con siderable portion of the history of the murderer and his beautiful victim, and moro of tho Inside history was forthcoming fur several days there after, From what wits learned that night, It appears that Stevens met Ids wife, then Mamie Young, at a party uu Urn West tilde, some three or four yours previous, Sho whs not quite 1-1, but, handsome, guv, and thoughtless, hud al ready blossomed out "in society.” Her mother had separated from her father, and she knew no borne but that In which the mother was tempo rarily lodged—and where she ougnt to bnvo been kept, btoveus was then employed hi the office of the Clerk of Supe rior Court, earned a good salary, which enabled him to dress well, and was looked upon ns a mild sort of a "stunner ” bv the girls who knew him. The acquaintance between tlm two rapidly developed itself. They went to numer ous parlies, imagined that they actually loved one another, muf the end of It all was that TIIET wzno MAUUIBD In September, 1875. Kuch promised to “never bo untruei to thee,” but the sequel rather tended to show tliat the clause fulled lu apply. Their dispositions—the lively and jolly in the oxlromo, Im wild,-reckless, morbid, and ftsturnloo— threatened domestic unhappiness. Within a twelvemonth they became estranged, tiomo affection still lingered, however, and, when titeveus lost Ids i place boro and was compelled to go to Cincinnati, she fob .V.. ) m, V , .9 , ca, do another separation, and still later ho left Ids position there and followed bur to her mother’s borne in this cltv. Shortly afterwards, qu the Uth of; April, I*7B, bo was arrested and fined 8100 for beating, bruising, mid threatening to shout bis wife, Mrs. Young swearing that she hud wrested from him a re volver Just us he had cocked It and was about to tiro.. In default of the payment ol the Hue, bo was sent to Die Urtdcwell to work It out. friends Interposed, however, and bo wos re leased., (several times »lncu>theu ho had called upou bis wife, while Mrs. Young was away ut work, aud upou nearly every occasion they bad a well-developed “squall.” A week or ten qays before tho murder Mrs. Yuuug rented the bqusu at No. UIU West Congress street, mid both sho and ber ■ daughter tried to forget Btoveus, wlio was told that Ins presence was not wnnteiLabout there. Then ho began to send her notes, asking her to meet him, tiho ittlied to tmswer them, and ou Die Friday pro ccfTJitjr the mtjrdor Mm received another from iilm, rcnroaclilitg tier for nicotine and taking ft with ' r A MAN HAMeI) points linat-rldlng with lilin, uijd meeting him attain at Turn Andrews! rustaiirmil hi the nvon* 'lug. All these tiling were put In n suppositi tious way,—though they wore evidently In tended to bo tho moat direct charge?,—and, alter hinting that tltcro worn other ami more serious matters buck of them, tin? jealous Jitis li.ind went on to say that, U ho wero tho bus hand of n wife who had dpno nil this, ho would rather feu her dead n thimsnml times than have I lie family live upon her Jfimc. lie added that he thought ho should, tret a pond reporter to take nil the correspondence and nlmw up such men. as Hampson,- Hweot, Ollbert, . and others, mid that therofult would mono iieood sensation for a Sunday paper, 'llmlcttcr dosed with a reproach for hen-having written to a Mr. Frey, of Cincinnati, and with a statement flint thl* would ho his last letter to her. and sho had bolter sore If. for it might bo of service, thouuh he was afraid It would not. A postscript ton* tnlncd a slur to the effect that Dr. Fraser must Indeed have enjoyed her company tho previous nltcrnooii. The next' day, Saturday, she re ceived a shorter but even stronger note. It contained several more threats, and dosed with the statement that sho had only about seventy hours to live. During the same dav ho was seen hanging around the ndtthhoriiood, and tiuudny morning found him there again. To somo ot tho neighbors and some young fellows ot his acquaintance ho made threats about “a sensation coming out of Unit block," amt of "the approaching time for blood ami murder." Towards 4 o’clock of tho afternoon of that total day, Dr. Frazer, the gen tleman referred to hi the above letter, and an old friend of. the family, called upon her, and begged her'most earnestly not to leave the bouse, ns Siemens Iqid threatened to kill her, and would carry out his purpose. When the Doctor went out, according to the neighbors, he met Stevens, who was apparently on the watch for him, am) an animated conversation followed. In spite of the repeated warnings sho had re ceived, however, mid the protestations of her mother, Mamie Stevens went out tilmt evening, ami met her fate. To cveryhodv’s astonishment, the wounded girl lingered on, although unconscious, until 1 :J!oa. in. of the -ll.it of July, when she quietly passed Into thu sleep that knows no waking. In thu meantime, thu bottom facts has been coming out by 1 lie column. Stevens made ina promised statement to The Truiunb reporter tbe next day. Pass ing over Ida account of their acquaintance mid subsequent marriage ami coming down to their unhappy post-nuptial relations, It, appears, ac cording to this statement, that, while .Stevens was working nights in the Itccordor'n olllec, tie fro(|ueutly discovered on reaching home that his wife had gone out to places ol questionable repute—once to a common sort of a Uaneu at (.(row’s Opera-House, in company with a girl of bad character. Ho also learned, he said, Hull Hho was tntlnmle with Charlie Beynolds, a Hnisted street gambler. All tills made him mail, and In July, 1670, he picked tip and Jolt for Cincinnati, ills wife soon followed, nml they lived happily ennui'll until ho dis covered a lot of letters in tier trunk written by one Prank Kneert, of this city, and auullier man whose name ho did not recollect. They were “pretty rough,” as lie expressed it, mid n rluv followed. 'I ho trouble was patched up, however, mid others followed only to he “ made up ” apolii. After awhile he concluded to let her go and visit his parents near Milwaukee, where Mie stayed about two months, when he wont oftfir her, brought her hack to Chicago, and returned himself tu Cincinnati. It was arranged that she should go down there hi a week, mid he went up the road to met her. Him was not on the train, nml her mother, In answer to his telegraph, replied Unit. Mamie didn’t want to go hack to him. Then he posted up here, and, about the first thing he did, discovered her going to Huoluy’s with a voumr fellow named Johnnie Crowley, ilolouk her home, reminded her that ho could take her to all the shows in town If she wauled to go, uml the next day they Blurted lor Cincin nati. She hud previously burned the Hngert and other letters, she said, and for a while after their return to the alleged I’uris of America everything went on smoothly. Then ho found that she was writing letters to■ Billy Davis, ex door-tender at Jloolcy’s, In which she spoke of the rides tliev hud enjoyed together, etc. To make matters worse, he also found that she nml a young fellow by the name of Keeley wore planning to run away together. Another row followed, will) the usual “ kiss and makeup.” Shortly afterwards Mamie tensed a ring away from him and cleared out lor Chicago, without so much us saying “By your leave.” Hu wrote to her mid asked tier to come hack, receiving u strong response that Mm would have NOTHING MORE TO DO WITH HIM. iIIe-Tcplifd ■Hmt J ‘be‘bhOTild wrtttrtVl/Cnfcver ho pleased, but sho ncedu’t answer unless sho saw lit. On tin- 2d of January, 1878, ho received a long loiter from her, which he afterwords found was nearly mi exact eupy of a very sentimental effusion written to her bv Charlie Sweet, one of tin* young men who had been husking In her smiles. Tlie tone of the letter inspired him with a hope that they might make tin again, and he wrote to her, receiving a reply In which she told him to come hack. Hu did sb. remained about a week, returned to Cincinnati, nml got a letter Irom her saving sho could not get along without him, nml unking him to come hack. He did so. Then they runted a house on Green street, and all of them went there to live. One night, about three weeks later, ho found n woman In his wife’s room crying.- Site turned out to be n Mrs. Glfelt, who lind been having (rouble with her husband. Stevens hunted up Klfelt, who said Hm woman was Kva Carroll, whom ho had kept for nw’iilc. hut who was formerly the mlstresfijif one Cyrus K. Cole. Slovens after wards learned that Hie woman had graduated from a house on Clinton utrent, and still later he traced this woman, with ids wife, to Cole's olllee, although ho hud warned Mamie nut to associate with her. About this lime he began to suspect Klfelt of being too Intimate with his wife. Ho got hold of one note from him ad dressed to “Miss Maude Young,” but, oa Ma nilo snatched it away from him, HB HUNTED Ul> EL PELT to And out what it all meant. That worthy ad mitted sending the note, but said it was simply In reference to the Carroll woman, and con tained nothing Improper. But Stevens wasn’t so easily satisfied, mid this, with the laet that Mamie persisted lu slaving out late ot night, brought oil another fuss, and Htovens packed up and went to board at the Kurdlek. Mamie iiiid hor mother moved to a house on Laku street, aud, nl Mamie's request, he went to sco her—nut to the house, however, for ho behoved her mother to be no bettor than sbe ought to be, but rather worse. About three weeks previous to the fatal Sunday, however, ho did stop at the houao one night, and, on getting up iu tho morning, found a let ter In Mamie's trunk addressed to “Miss AdaM, Kngort.” This demoralized him, but he had enough soil-possession to go to the Fost-Ollko and leuvo orders that oil letters so addressed should be delivered to him. That day ho got one signed by 0. If. BAMI'SOK, and tho next thing ho did was to moot that per son, who sold he supposed her to bo a single woman, whom he bad flirted with, but to whom he now promised not to write any further letters or have anything to do with, since, from Stevens’ statement, she was his wife. To mako the (tilng sure, Stevens and Mnmio drove to Sampson’.* house in tho evening, Stevens convinced Sampson that "Miss Eugcrt" was his wife, mid Sampson promised that there should be no further ground for complaint. Stevens, still suspicious, and, like Othello, “ Jealous in the extreme,” sot a young fellow lu watching Mamie, and learned that about a week previous to the tragedy she met Sampson and drove off with him iuu buggy. On the next night, just a week before the murder, she met Sampson again and went bout-riding with blm. Then bo calleu on Sampson, who at ilrst said ho hadn't seen Mamie sineu the triple interview in front of Bumjisou’s house. . Hlcvuus refreshed his memory, mid then be admitted the buggy and bout rides. Various attempts wero made to hush Hie tiling up, and young Sampson final ly promised in the most solemn manner never to have anything more to do with Mamie, and, although ho hud au engagement with tier that evening, ho would not keep It. Stevens' boy detective watched Tom An drews’ restaurant that night.ami between Sand tl Mamie was there waiting fur Bampsou, who fulled to materialize, lie louud her there again on tho Thursday following, and was told that she was waiting, for a gentleman, and that it was none of his business who ll>wus. Saturday afternoon he learned that she was vt llooley’s. When the performance was over sho came out with a Mrs. Edwards.—a wuiifou who hud left her husband,—and the two passed slung Kan tlulph street, picking upacouptoof men and going with Uign to the Tivoli blavens follow ed into the place, cut Into the roam where the party was sitting around a table ddul drinking beer, and asked the fellow with Mtalliu WHAT HR WAS UOINO WITH llfTftll'B. The y. f. said he didn’t know she ami the nuuro In charge begged mUj. nut to mako ft row and “give the plate sway.'JV Stevens was considerate enmien,* niter this, fp'leave. Sunday night lie found her lu Jefferson Turk with a young man, .md crawled Under Diubmich to (tear what they said. Her companion.was talking about gambling, and telling hod how much money he tied lost, and reminded herqton engagement tiiev bud to meet at I Ills Tivoli (flat night. titeVens'hlt the young fellow on ilia hat ami asked him what ho was doing. Thu assailed was somowlnlt confused, and elevens look him bv the shoulder aud told 1 him to let him sit THE CHICAGO TrtMjiY down hv the* Indy. Ho sat dow]i,f!lV her side, and, as ho did so, Mamie got tip. Stevens said sho was his wife, and slm denied U. Then she went one wav, mid the young man the other, but they joined one another oiprjJSroop street, and walked on arm in arm. Hteviirts was mad der than over, ami. rUnuingWpMilt the young fellow in I lie month, lie Jumped into the mid dle of the street, and sang bull " I'll see you Inter, Mamie." Stevens vent yip to his wife, but she hJfUM-d to go borne with him. Then bo started for I,lm homo to hnvti, a' talk with tier, but, beforu reaching the hbnsp, she came along with the two ladles, When ale saw him. accord ing to his story, she said: "There comes tlmdlrlv llttlo pup." Stevens tlmrrnskcd her to talk to him, but she refused. .What followed has been told above, «s Tt was gathered Iromthuoic witnesses, for Slovens was persistently silent as to everything that occurred after her relusul to talk with him. THEN CAME THE LETTERS which plnvcd ho important a part Inf the case, ami them were "other hearts that ached." They were ostensibly from four parties: "Nel lie," whom Stevens said was none oilier than H. L). Gilbert, n young fellow of pious mien who then lived at No. 400 West Jackson street; "Charlie," olhcnvl.se known-ns S. Sweet,a young lawyer; C. 11. Sampson, the young man who Bolunmlv promised not to do so any. mure; and Ellolf, the young fellow who admitted th.it be was keeping the,Carroll woman. Thesulfercrs tried to explain llu-lr tender words of burning devotion, lint the common verdict was that they hud everlastingly given themselves away on paper, amt that tin; heat thing limy could do was to say no more about It. Mathiu’s mother, Wild had been referred to by Stevens in his statement In effect ns a Woman in whom virtue was an unknown quantify, de nied all charges against her honor, and, besides narrating a good deal of Slovens’ alleged brutal treatment of bis \vifo, rather more than inti mated that Stevens' skirls, morally speaking, were uot bo clearnh ho would like to have peo ple believe, and subsequent repurtorlal investi gation rather tended ti) show lliat ho know n sweet erentnru sailing under thu name of Nellie Warren, of Slate street, nnd had taken her out riding, asked for n private room, and had shown her oincr marks of attention. 'Die letters of Mamie to her husband while In Clncinmitt were also published, and presented, In their sudden transitions from love to wrath, a truly duplor nblo picture of tholr domestic Infelicity. Much of them, ns also of Thu oilier letters, will, no doubt, conic out on tlie lrial, and servo lo im part a decided relish to the proceedings. Tho post-mortem examination, the funeral of the ehfld-whi% mid the Coroner’s Inquest fol lowed In tlndr natural order, and on the same day that Mamie Stevens was laid away in tln earth, amidst the sobs nml tears ot faintly and friends, the husband who struck her down was held without hail to await the oetlnn of the Grand Jury. Of his indictment, of the previous effort to have the case tried,—(lorctoforo of no avail by reason of one pretext anti another, — nml of the evident and admitted reliance to bo placed on (lie plea of “emotional Insanity,” the public arc fully aware. KANSAS. The State Historical Society—Letter From William Lloyd Harrison. To the ISdltor oj The Tribune. Office op tub State Historical Society, Topeka. Kan., April«!.— In behalf ol the Kansas Stale Historical Society, 1 Inclose you it slip con taining a letter from William Uoyd Garrison concerning the work of the Society, mid innko the request that you give It Insertion, —our ob ject being thus to attract the attention of the old Anti-Slavery workers throughout the coun try to the fact that our Society Is engaged hi collecting materials hearing upon the history of Important events which occurred in the progress of the Anti-Slavery cause, to the end that some co-operation In the work of our Society may be secured from such persons. Yours very truly, F. U. Adams, Secretary. Boston, March 215, IS7U— F. 0. Adame, Sec retary Kantat State IlUtorleal Society— Dear Sir : Flense accept my thanks for your letter, mid also for the pamphlet accompanying It. contain ing Hie llrst biennial' report ot tho Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society, which I have read with great Interest. The formation of suck a society Is cause for special congratulation, and mi event ot histor ical importance far beyond 'Hie limits of the State; for there Is nothing more thrilling In American history than the struggle against “ Jhmter-Hutlianism ” (alias the bluve-Fower) to secure freedom nml free institutions to Kansas, —aßtrugglowhloli.il It hud terminated other wise than it did, would have beeti’frimghtwith appalling consequences, not only to the Stale Itself, but tu the whole country, : atid postponed the abolition of Hu; dreadful system ot Chattel- Slavery to on indelhiltc period. • No pains should bo spared to accumulate and preserve whatever relates to that struggle, that'posterity may kuow how It originated, nml was conducted pro and eon; what wore Us horrors on tho part of Hie lawless Invaders, what Its'sufferings mid heroic sacrlllees on the part of the friends of im partial liberty, and what gratitude and honor will bo duo tu Hie latter for their' steadfast and Indomitable vindication of the rights of human nature, under trials and in Hm midst of perils Incomparably greater than any to which the act ors In Hm eunlllet for American Independence were subjected. How different would have boon the fate of Kansas If Slavery had* been succceslully estab lished upon her soil I Under the plastic hand of Freedom, .how astonishing has been her growtli in Intelligence, industry, enterprise, population, mid material prosperity; and ut the present time what strides sho is making In de veloping her ample resources, and how irresisti ble is the magnetism by which she Is drawing to herself Irani all quarters u mighty Immigration that can scarcely lull to place her, ere long, In the (rout, rank of Stales.-This is her lilting recompense fur having gono through a baptism of blood and an ordeal of lire witli suen linn ness uml devotion in the sacred cause of lliiniiin Freedom. May her “pence ho as a river,” uml her “ prosperity as Hie waves of the sea.” Invoking tor Hie Kansas State Historical Society alt possible mutch?, 1 remain, very truly yours, Wii.i.iam Lloyd Garrison. DWIGHT. Fighting Over n Hand Man, lilnuhnmtun (.V, T.) Correapomlence .V eio York Her• tihl. For tlm past few days intense excitement has reigned here, owing to a statement that the Coroner had concluded to exhume tho remains of Col. Dwight, who died on Sept. 15 Inst, and ascertain tho cause of death. The Coroner was moved to tho conclusion by the ullldavits of two physicians of the place, who stated moat posi tively their belief that Dwight hail been poison ed. The Colonel’s life was insured far over 1205,000 in various companies, and he died Just two or three days after paying hh Ilrst quarterly premiums. Hu had failed in business some time previously, and secured Ills discharge from bankruptcy on the morning of tho day of his death. Had he died hebirq sectoring his dis charge his will would havo been void, and the aicrlv would have fallen lido the hands of tlm Korn. Tlm insurance ilcoptc. In ytow of these facts, advance tlm extraordinary theory that the Colonel had determined to commit.' sui cide, and timed Ids death so that It would occur before the next premium day. They say that only n Coroner's inquest can settle the matter. The Coroner chose Tuesday ns the day to ex- 1 buino tlm remains, hut his Intention leaked out.' and when tlm people heard of it Huy protested Indignantly against It, and said they would re pel by force all attempts to desecrate tlm grave of Dm man whom Ihnglmmtdn values to highly. Yesterday there woe a perfect furor of excite ment over tlm matter, and It seemed to be tlm. one absorbing tuple of the town. Iu (ho cemetery were fully a dozen men, nil heav ily armed and loitering around the Colo nel’s grave, mid It Is understood they were there fur the sole purpose of preventing the re moval of the body. The local papers savagely dr),ounce tlm attempt to “ paw over Dm remains of the deceased,” and vehemently arraign Dm life-insurance interest for nut being satisfied wlllv the late autopsy. All these circumstances led the Coroner to change his mind, mid now nothing will be dune till Dm Suorrme Court it asked to issue uu order to. bold nn inquest. “If,” says tlm lUruUt correspondent, •*tl\V order Is granted at the Instuneuof Dm life-in surance companies, the Enforcement, Judging from the feeling In this city on Dm subject at present, will bo met bv the mutt determined op position. Indeed, there are many citizens who openly declare Hut if any attempt is made, us they term it, to ‘desecrate' Col. Dwight's giavc, the men who uiuko the attempt wi|l have to outnumber nut onlv, but be tidier armed and more resolute to do or die hun dreds hi Dlnghaiiitoii who are determined the body shall uol bo exhumed.” Mmli’l TumiiiinuU. It Is reported In New York Hint Mr. fcuttbip, the Imuktr who recently gave *IOO,OOO to r3lae the debt of St. Aim's Church, UrooUlyn. ,»jf which hit falhcr-ltMow, thuUev. Ur. Np«U lluiit fciehenck, Is muter, has inhtcribud ' |SO,Oi)Q. towurd Urn erection of model tenements In sc- * cordatmo with the ijlan'mlvncoteil In |)io recent' meeting of capitalists In Whlto tlrcet. Cor nelius Vanderbilt has put his name down'for ItiO.OOJ. « MONDAY. APRIL 7. 1879-TWELVE PAGlis. FACTS FROM ’FRISCO. Excitement Enough to Even Sat- isfy San Francisco. A Big Hoar limit on the Pino Street Slock Board. , How the Big Bonanza Kings Treat Thair Friends. Raiding tho Hew Constitution—Big Rtgurca and Tlioir Results. A right in Court and a Bow at Bald. win'd Theatre. RpfcM Corretporuienee ttf 7V Tritons. San jFitANuaeo, 1 April I.—Wlmt with (be phcuopicnaUy early.advent of hot, roasting weather,—l he glare ot the sun being Intensified hy the brightness ofiUie gayly-pahited wooden* houses,—a fresh upheaval on tin; Stock Board, n light between two lawyers In the Central Crim inal Court, and a theatrical squabble, there has been sullldent during rilie past week to gratify even the Culilomlnil love of excitement. Jt was on Monday that prices touched their lowest point on tho Stock Board. ami that the consti tutional hears—to wlf, those who maintain Unit the new CotialitulUmi will nilu tho stock bind* ness here, and compel brokern to migrate to Neruda—enjoyed thulc brief hour of triumph. It was then that those weak-kneed operators who were unable to tcplr to the pressing de mand for additional margins were sold out, and that the Nevada Block trio charitably took in largo blocks of slocks] Which they had a few months ago let out ut, ; say, twice or three times the price they now paid for them. Having ac complished this pleasant Itttlo feat, the word of command was given ' TO bTUANQLk THIS PEAKS. The smalt fry who wilt sell with f I a share profit having been wlpild out in the break, there was no dillleuitv in whipping uu the poor hears to figures they had dcqrecly dreamed of. Im agine the delight of q wan who had sold Mex ican short nt 2iJtf,r(.Upliir at 21, mul Sierra Nevada nt 37 having lake them In respect ively at $33, s2*l, and 1 841) a share, mul that within forty-eight boujril This is the kind of drubbing the bears nro constantly getting here, uml yet they am ovenready to return to Ilio charge. The very n«t afternoon Mark Mc- Donald, commonly *‘called “Ursa Major,” shouted defiantly, ‘‘sell 200 Mexican nt 33, seller 30,” upon which one of I lie Bonanza lieutenants retorted ivith, “I’ll sell’em to you at 82'*£ and deliver ’chi to-morrow morning,” which raised a laugh iigalnel the Great Bear, he being somewhat distinguished for ids tardy de liveries. It was only last year tlml, while Ophir was Belling nt ‘53, the chief Bonanza broker entered the nrt/nn, exclaiming, “Give CS for 1,(100 Ophir,” mid before the dose of that day Ophir was selling at»$0l) a share. It is n prevalent idea In the Best that, when the Bo nanza firm eontemplatd any such coh;i, they give their friends timely warning. One Is continu ally rending in papers pabllslicd on the other side of the Continent >i ciiaiimim) im*r>.K BTOniBS ofhow Flood, or Fair,'or Maekny enabled Bomo poor devil to make u million, or at least n couple of hundred thousand dollars. Never was a greater mistake mafic, Mr. Flood is an emi nently BULictlvu belni.% ’ Not a clerk, not a broker—and ono mightfirohably safely add not a relative—enjoys ids edtifidenee. It was not al ways so. In years good iby he was genial and open, and possibly morq ,)lihn one man was able at a* hint from him to buy Consolidated Virginia nt $lO or $.lO and sell Tthat SBOO a share. But years of constant toil, l-cascle** vigilance, and continual study have made of Mr. Flood n reti cent and crusty millionaire. Even after the business of the dav is dvtir, be Is ever watchful that no hint os to Ids ihtontions should escape him. dJ On Urn occasion of LctHs Morrison’s Benefit at BaUlwln’ffitio tttliUf'nllifit, lh:it' actor—who Ims been acquainted with Fitful for years—went to Hie Bonanza King’s box'between Hie acts nml was complimented <»n hii'bcrfornmneeof Master M’u'fcrlii the “fiunehhriwr,” “Ah,” said Mor rison, “how rich a maii''Vfm could make me II you would milv tell mCWmt Btoeits to buy,” “hew,” replied Flood ‘with a grim smile, “I might tclt you when to bfitV, but the Lord alone could toil you when to sfell.” cot., rim Is apparently a more communicative man, but in reality there uru butt Very few persons who ever got any trustworthy Information out of Jim Fair.. As for Macksy, ho Is an absolute Mihynx, communicating nothing even to poor W , who was bis partner for llftecn years, and at one Mine possessed of a capital of a couple of millions, but now In positive need of n “ raise.’* One of Maekpj’s best friends to* day Is a gentleman who sat; at the sumo table with him every day for slxiweeks. amt yet utter ed nut one word about These men have been known, rather than satisfy (lie curiosity of persons in whoso welfare Ulpy look an interest, to hand them from S‘i\ooo. wl(h the remark, “(lo ami do what >7m like with it, only don’t come and ask mu am- questions.” There Is nu doubt, however, Unit they are bit terly opposed to : TUB NmV CO.VOTITUTIOK, which, If adopted, would certainly circumscribe the trallle In stocks within very narrow limits. Theirs Is really dm only Imbkwtdi'b in now loan ing money on stocks, tlm oilier banks calling in hums, declining to retidiv mortgages,, mnl generally making money'-very tight. The savings-banks ' have Issued circulars noti fying their customers' 1 ' 1, thill “If the new Constitution Is ndphted the increase of taxation therein provided will compel die, Hoard materially to Increase'lls rates of Interest, or call in the loans, building operations are suspended and real estate depreciating, loans at uven-10 per cent being very.mlllcult to ho ob tained. Tim foreign banks,Mild insurance com panies declare that tlm hmfefiscd taxation pro vided by the new ConslSiucMii will drlvu them out of California, mid dm ! ‘merchants declare this Instrunmiit of till,ooo wortls to ho hostile In the highest degree to dm efatVimerclal Interests of this coast. At a meeting of dm Mercliaiiln’ I’roleetlvo Association, hchr'a few days ago, William T. Coleman, head of'ono of the largest business (Inns here, reinnrktd, “If we lose this light on the Constitution dm Result will lie tole granhed all over dm eountmVnd will ho a sig nal fur tlm renewal of disorders like those agrarian attacks on tho railroads two tears ago. We cannot then gather together our clfccts mid go elsewhere, for all dm conblrv wilt ho In the sumo condition, Tho mate point Is that wo de feat dm Constitution, not merely fur Urn Con stitution, hut to render helpless tho party of terrorism and of destruction.*’’ tub I'osaim-u infers of 1b« adoption of the Constitution nra being brought limnu to everybody. Large mining and other corporations aro notifying Undr employee Hint If it piia« they will elihenbo discharged or liutu to furnish bonds in JarKV t nmouiiln, arcing tlml iliu Directors of such eorpprnthmb uru (o Ito M<l vesponalhlo fur any omhemlummit or dofal cations on iliu part oi employes. County mer chants aro tohl lhut If Mni,Constitution bn they must pay hlgher rfttes for (roods, as the Importer will bo taxed on the full amount of tho cro>iit# ho gives, as well us on iliu Interest money he burrows. Farmers are warned that If It puss mortuinres will liu foreclosed and they themselves thynst out of l.nuJt»;iuui tiomo. AU the Haws In the new Constitution—and they uru not u lew—are tiling vigoroifdv drugged Into the sunllirhl. Itiyifur Instance shown Unit Art. Id, which pruhlbda.tito l.egUlaturo from regu lating the Interest tlninonev, would permit of corrupt politicians Invested with local authority ixNUkinr bunds, In pavtpunt uf some county debt, flf such a rate ol lutwest M would unable the parilus bunelilvd to Jtlvo Ilium u handsome ucrcenlmre. .r ■ TUB COUNTIIY-PRItSS has been plied with patent Mltalcle* Issued In tho interest of the nntl-CunstUUtion party, and slump orators are about to tabu tho Held mi thu same side. Kearney's utterances Imvo been—us usual—too violent to do anything but harm to the cause he espouse*, anti Welluek, having been ousted from his position as Vice-President of the party. Is not likely to carry any ureal weight with him. Altogether the chances of thu new Constitution being carried urn exceed ingly slim, and the S.’oi),ooo bill representing the cost of tho Convention will probably be paid by the taxpayers with a simple shruyrof the shoulders. To tollers jn thu East ibis muv appear a large sum, but we here are accustomed to big figures. Our people have been spending some $10,000,000 u year fur drinks, S»,DOO.OOu for tobacco, nud Si.OOJ.OOOfor oilier luxuries. Our California mines hare yielded since IblS 'some $1,M0U,000,000, and thu Nevada mines some ISiW, 000,000 ; and U last mouth our ' 1 totai, uou> and stbyntt rnonucTiox rggreeatftd barely SI.7eO,UOJ, thu fulling oil was doubtless In part duo to the heavy decline In nilver tending to discourage production. One (Inn alone, out of the man, failures of (lie last few weeks, contrived to lose 81(10,000 In stock*; mill our.MU commercial failures of Inst year managed to foot up Il»t>11 tiles to tin*respectable total of «|l,Mll,Coo. As results of these hip fig ures, let it he suited Mint on the Comstock— whence 82ir»,0fHI,0OO in gold and silver bullion have been taken during the Inal ten years— t here are hundreds of men begging for bread; that the tiro Insane asylums of Mils Statu con* tain 2,100 lunatics; and that almost all the real estate In this city, ns well ns the best land In the rural districts. Is mortgaged. As anothe r Je suit, K-t It he mentioned that exhibitions which In any other State would bo considered an out* rape on the morality of the community nru her* nut onlv tolerated, nut draw largo crowds to dm theatre, mid that the physician having the largest practice In this cltv alllrms Hint two* thirds of his plUlonts are youths nged from 8 to !h) guttering from a nameless disease. Fast llv* lug, excitement, and lack of principle arc simply mining this Hiate; mid when one’s attention Is directed to a lady of 21 ycors of ago who has already been twice divorced, no surprise should ho expressed, because tin: chances are that another similar ease may he encountered the very lame dav. The wretched disclosures in TUB SMITH inUl.TBJtr CASE. now being tried here, can linrdlr have surprised any Californian, ami tho pugilistic oiißuuiilcr which took place yesterday In open court be tween philntlirs counsel and tho lion. Tnotnns Fitch must simply have brought to tho recol lection of tunny the good old days of MO. From the remarks of the .fudge, niter the fight, It seems very qiicstlouoblc whether either of the comhnicnis is to he punished for thla flagrant contempt of rourt, ami at oil events nonro eecdhu!* nro to ho taken against them before the conclusion of the trial. Another rnusr ce'.fbrt ■which may beexpueted to excite no little atten tion Is Mr. I.twlm Morrison’s action for slander agaltißt Kytinge. The quarrel arose nut ol MIM playing nt Morrison’s buncllt nt the Milwaukee Theatre two years ago. Her participation in ttm performance of that evening ho hail contddcrcd a matter of friend ship, elie as a matter of business, for which she datum BITS. Tilts he refused to pay, mid the mutter slumbered uytil lost week, when, again playing together in the same piece,— ,( Hunch back,”—she twitted him with his non-com pllanco with her demand tor payment. QUITE A SCRNR TOOK PLACE between the acts, nml Morrison brings suit against Mies Eyilngc for having applied to him the epithets, •♦thief, 1 * “liar," nml “negro.” (This excellent actor, it may tie stated, was horn in (he West Jmiles.) As Mr. Morrison is cn gated nt Baldwin’* Theatre forunutlier year, the suit can In no vise Inconvenience him; tint with Miss Kyilnge It is otherwise. She is hero on her Way to Australia. inKl Him action may seriously interfere with her plans. Morrison’s wife—Miss Hose Wood—is about to leave Bald win’s. having accepted the posit lon of leading lady nl Waltack’s. Her loss will be verv much Jelt In the light-comedy parts. It is almost a (lueKllon whether the opera troupe which open hereafter Banter will have any great measure of success. I’cople are al ready forming their plans to leave the cilv, and the heat and dust of the last few* davs will con siderably accelerate the exodus. tjullu u num ber of persons contemplate (ulning the Southern Pacific liulirond excursion into Arizona next month, on the completion of the line to Mari copa Wells, and many more arc going off to THE YOSEMITH VALLBV I»V the new Madera route. Tills is a wonderful improvement on the old way of traveling, which occupied two days and u half. Now the traveler, leaving San Francisco nt 4 p. in., reaches Madera shortly niter midnight, nml remains In Ids sleeping-car until sor 0 o’clock Die next morn ing. The start bv coach is then made, uml Clark’s—the Big Tree station—is reached hr lunch time. Th&L meal dispatched, the coach starts oil again iuid Imuls the traveler in the valley the same evening, la this way, In addi tion to the economy of time, the tourist will he able to save a good deal of money, and this season especially the saving is likely to be large, as arrangements have been made to take the visitors to the Smiiuy-Seltuol Convention in •tune at reduced rates. If any large delegation purpose coming from Chicago they will do well, Ironi n pecuniary point of view, to make nr rnngcmenm’fur camping out when in the Vo semlte. Not only trill they save time and money by eo doing, but (tiey will also probably enhance their own pleasure. It Is u pity that Dr. Everts, laic of the First Baptist Church. Chicago, cannot remain In Cal ifornia till tlie Convention meets. His minis trations hero for several Sundays past have been largely attended, and he is overwhelmed with Invitations to lecture In die interior. The strong, earnest, character of DU. KVERTS’ IMIBACIMKO In denouncing Sabbath desecration, unprincipled grasping after pains, and Ucllaucu of mural laws. Inis nctpifrccJ for him the esteem of large numbers of persona here, mnl bad ho not been already raptured by (bn Rronklyn eburcb nu ef fort would have been made to retain him In tills city. So many of the clergy coming here from tlm Hast deem It incumbent upon them to say smooth tilings to (ho congregations they arc culled upoii to address that the example of a preacher delivering his messoce fully mid fear lessly could not full to have a beiiellclul edeet. The Doctor remains In this Statu for three weeks lunger, unit may ho expected to preach In Chicago on (lie 27th of April, on his way to the Atlantic seaboard. THE RAILROADS, A TUOUHMSI) POOXi A final attempt will bo made on the 11th of this month at the (Irani! i’acillc Hotel In tilts city to prevent the disruption of (be Southwest ern Railroad Association. The building of the new extension of the Chicago & Allan Railroad from Mexico to Kansas City bos made a read justment of the percentages to the various roads In the Missouri River pool necessary. All ellurls thus fur to bring about an mineable ad justment have lulled, and the Indications are that the pooling arrangement will come to an end, and another war between the roads leading to Missouri River points begin. The Chicago roads have made what they deem fair proposi tions to the tit. Louts lines, but the latter arc not satisfied, and demand much more than Ihev are entitled to. Thu tit. Louis lines are trying to make out that the Chicago roads are worried uver the prospects of another war, mid claim that in such a contest they will be Urn gainers. Tln-v di'itv llint Tim extension of the Chicago A: Alton Railroad to Kansas Cltr is tb» real cause of trouble, tail that the Chicago lines are nervous liucatiro the tit. Louis, Kansas City «fc Northern Is building a now branch to Omaha, which would compel a rearrangement of per centages, evturlf llio Chicago Si Alton were tint demanding a larger percentage. They say St. Louis will have two more lines to Omaha and one more to Kansas City than It tins now, when the readjustment Is to be made, mid as Urn Chicago Alton has all the time donna business with Kansas City for Chicago, there Is practical ly no new line to this city. Jim facts are (hat the til. Louts peoplu mu trying to saddle upon lho Chicago mails the blame fortbu breaking of the pool, wlille really tlm tit. Louisans will be res|H)iislhlu for Urn rupture mid the war that-Is to ensile. Tim Chicago mads Imre given their ultimatum, mid, If dm tit. Louis roads do not come down from dm high horse that they are riding, they must take dm uuiscquemics. if u war Ik die result, the tit. Louts lines will no doubt suitor much mure severely than the Chi cago ones, Previous contests have proven that io a scramble lor bluings* Urn tit. Louisans will have no show whatever. There can ha hut little doubt dial, in case of another war between Chi cago mid til. Louis roads for dm Missouri River bodiless, the latter will sue for peace in less than a mouth, and will limn bo willing to give the Chicago roads all they demand. rUKIOHT-lIATKS TO TITK HAST There can hardly bo any doubt that the recent nuvunco in East-bound freight rales was made for effect only. The evidence becomes mure conclusive every day that the now tariff-rale* are nut adhered to, ami that the roads coullnuo to take business at the best rates they can iret. Ah iar us the toads from this city ore concerned, no evidence has yet been secured that they vlo late the tarllT-rutes, hut this is probably duo to the fact that they have not yet disposed of oil their contracts made previous totho last ad* vanco. The roads leading from Southwestern points to the East do nut even pretend to main lulu the regular rules, and contracts ut cut rates uro repot ted ilullv. Of course the Chicago roads will have to meet the rates made by their South western rivals, no mutter bow much they dcslro to keep up the larlll-rntea. ’I liu .New York Tribune the following in regard to East-hoimd-frelght business: It was said freely at tho Produce Exchange on Tuesday that certain shipper* of grain and pro visions were contintilng to make special contracts wtln thu radruaes lu bring llieir Irctghl to the sea board on tho basis of K* cunts a hundred pounds to New Vi>ru; hut wen at (Ids rate, It wo* said mat JluUhnuru ami Phlhidelpbia had had a decided 1 ud- VMitugo over this ctly. At these rules thu railroads pvefur to taku freight to Hultnmire In prefcruncu to Now York, because of the illfletonco m terminal charges. Thu railroad* brhnjmg grain to New Turk tlrst deduct thu termlual charges, amounting tub's cent*, which leave* tliom only»lUj cents a humiruti fur tnuinsulves: whiiolf they taku It to llithlinorc, only a cents * hundred uru dudacted, leaving 10 cents lu tho roads, it Is charged also Unit prominent shippers lutlal- tlmorennd Philadelphia, enjoying the favor of the railroads, am buying np coni In the Interior «t pricer averaging two rent* a bnshel more than other* ere able to pav, end shipping 11 over the railroad* el lower rale* of freight then their com* pctllors ere nhle to gel. In proof of till*. It to said that Hie recelpie of corn at Haltlmoro and Fhlledel* phlaare largely In excel* of th<no at Now York: that the receipt* of com here on Tuesday were only y*4 nor cent of whet they wore at llaliimore. 011 l & Fish ami David Dow* <b Co. are among the Inrt?* cat rerelvcra of corn In Baltimore, the receipts of tho latter Arm being (here five to one whnt they are In New York. Fetor Wright A Hon* control the Pennsylvania road* at Phlladelplila to tho exclusion of nil others. Another reason why shippers pro* fer Philadelphia to Baltimore, It. la claimed. I* Pc* cause they can get emntv car* with greater facility than they can on the New York Central. tirrat complaint is made also about tno handling of grain by clcvatois nt thla port. It Is asserted that the rates charged for tne simple transfer of grain from beam to vessel, including elevation, weighing, etc., have been to the last degree exor* bliant. ami six times as much as It actually costs to accomplish the xamo amount of work on anr other kind of priidncn by llmnloworprnces* of hand labor. Then there are wharfage dne* UiaUro levied while 1 touts arc lying alongside of elevator*. The rates of elevating. It Is charged, hear hcavilv upon the graln*ownerand boatmen, ami leave the warehouse man a largo prollt. The reform proposed, and which wus defeated on the Produce Exchange on ttatnrdny tost tlh« selling of grain without dedne* Hon for elovatorand weighing!. Itlaclalincd, woulit certainly he to the benefit of the buyer, and would attract large i|nnntlttcs of grain to Now York which now seek an outlet through the rival seaboard cities, where lower rates prevail. Ocean carrying rates were lower yesterdav than they have been heforo In several year*, which is claimed to ha due to the small amount of freight ottered: tho Pad condition of the country roads, which prevents grain ami provision* being hauled to the railroads: the dullness of the English mar kets, and the end of tlio (lacking season. Provis ions and grain were freely taken by steam at yo to IF,* shillings a hundred to the United Kingdom, and from TA to Bd shilling lo Dm Continent. An en gagement of 100. UP) bushels (if wheat was made ycrttcr-dny for Liverpool at oR pence. Flour was quoted at II shilling* a barrel. THE ■WAIIASIf SUITS. The New York Trit/nM of Dm 2d tins Dm fol lowing in regard to Dm suits recently brought against the Wabash Railroad: In Die suit of Samuel Mvtoy against the Wabash Railroad Company, an order wa* grunted last week in the Champaign Circuit Court for an examination of the oßiccrs and bonk* of (lu* Cnmnnnr nt To ledo. Monday wa* tlm day set fur lids examina tion. From private dhimlcti<** from Toledo re reived here, It wan learned Hint thh order of the Court was nolnhuyed. The Treasurer ami Auditor refused. by Die advice of the Company’s compel, to appear for examination, and ihu Inspection of the hook* was denied hy the Company. In regard to tin* rufn*al. an ufllcer of the Com pany Monday said: "Thu proceedings lM*gnn in Die Western court* were merely preliminary to a determination of Dio question’wlit'Diur Urn nnsc cured equipment bonds of the Toledo, Wahasli A Western Railroad. Issued in ISthl. were n lien on the properly of tho Wabash Company under tin* consolidated mortgage made la IHU7 by Dm old corporation. Tho .fudge has decided that tho ululntiif ha* prohatde cuu«o for action, hm at the mine time he ha* refused Dm Receivership and tho temporary Injunction. The real point at Issue as tu tlm hen of equipment bunds will he probably a mutter of long litigation. These equipment bonds are an unprotected ohllgallonof tlio lornierToledo, Wabash A Western Company, having been Issued by Unit Company as a plain bond without security. They were mentioned afterward ns u part of the old indebtedness which was tu bo provided for hr the issue of consolidated mortgage bunds of 1807, bnt Die holders dtd not avail them selves of the hctmllto of this provision prior to the foreclosure of tho gold mortgage under which the Wabash Company now holds it* title lo the property. I knuwol no reason for refusing . an examination of Dm Company’s homes other than that Dm Company, thronfii its counsel, dtd not wish In any way to recognize the validity of the alleged Hen of tno equipment bond* ns part of tho consolidated mortgage, or to cuniimimiso Its po sition hi Dm present and future litigation.” It Is claimed, on tlm other hand, by Dm holders of Dm equipment hoods that they were secured hv the consolidated mortgage, and that at Die time of the foreclosure-sale under the gold mortgage, which was Junior to the consolidated mortgage, they pro* tested against tho salo. On that nceonnt an order wan granted hy Dio courts that Dm sale should no nude subject lo any equities of Dm equipment hoods that might bo established subsequently In the* court*. This question to claimed tu bo the real object of the suit* begun in Dm Illinois und Indiana courts. A llil was filed Monday In the Brown Circuit Court, at Mount Sterling. 111., iu licliulf or Levi llnlurook oeulust the Wuhaah Company and others, asking for ttio forucloßnru of ttio first muric.u'u ex ecuted by (tie Onlncv & Toledo Railroad Company on Slay gP, The plaintiff bold* Homo of tliu hoods that the niorttmi!c wan given to secure, and la til* complaint a»kn that, nendimr the litigation, the Court enforce the trust by placing ho much of the road as extend* from Clayton to the west bide of the 1) 11 11 olt Itlvor, oppoMtu Slorodosia. in the hand* nr a Trustee or Receiver. The bill attack* the legality of the contulidntlnn. The (jiilncy Itoad la a parlor the iimln lino and or Ihu consolidated company. According to the annual report recent* ly submitted by the President of the Wabash Com pany. there remain unuiaontud of tbese bonds only SIO,OOO. A FISH STORY. Mr. Spencer F. Baird, United .States Fish Com tnUslutier, has addressed the following circular to the managers of' the railroads In this country In regard to the free transportation In cans of young fish: In connection with the duties Imposed upon me us United Slates Fish CmimdiMloiior In stocking thu rivers nnd lakes of tlio country with useful food llhlics, 1 expect to lieelti. very shortly, (ho transmission of idmn to various iiolnt* in thu coun try, to tie followed by tint of (.'nltfornla salmon und other species. Art the hiiccchh of this cnler prlrtu In a urenl mcn-ure dciwintd upon the rapid inoYcment of lliu fish from nlaru to place In passon ger trains, nnd proper cate of the name during the Journey, t would respectfully n»k leave to print a elrcnlur letter tuiihomhi't condueton* and mrcnln of thu Company to render such fnellltleii a* arc reartunnblu anil proper, i bug to Inclose a ro.ty of oi.u of the circular* during the jmt year, us Inriilxlied by thu Pennsylvania Itullroad (.'ompuny nnd other corporations, with a reiineio, ir my up. plication he granted, that II bo returned to me with any alterations or interpolation* required for the name, address, and personnel of tne Company. liuoucknowlcdgnuMil will be miitht for the favor In thu reports of thu (’oiiiinhrtlon. cupies of which will ho sent tuthuolHcer reprcseuling (ho Cum* patty on the circular. In accordance with the above circular, Mr. J. 1). l.ayng, General Manager of the Pennsylvania Company,' has sent the lollowing order to the conductors ami baggage-musters of Ins road: Upon presentation of this clrr*<> ir, duly counter signed ny Spencer F. Jlainl, Umlcd Stales Com missioner of Fiitli ami Fiidicne*. yon will tram*- nortlreu, until l>cc. hi, IH7H, rims of young fish In baggnee-enrs of passenger train*, You will ftUo render every iiK*i»tMnco desired by messengers hi cliargu of Ilsti.Mml allow them access in uiigviive-cors, for the purpose of taking care of the llsh. t'onductorrt will honor Government orders, when properly receipted, for transportation of agents or messenger!) ol (hu Commission, but Innhsoneo thereof a lint-class ticket or faro imisl be colluded. It is understood that thu managers of all other roads will take similar action In regard to this mailer. jho fish fat uttm: nsir. The Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company has gotten such amount* of Si. Louis A: South eastern securities us will ennhlu it toohtain pus session or control of Hint road. T his Is a nota ble movement, for it virtually moves the north western terminus of the Louisville it Nashville froui Louisville, 290 miles west of St. Louis; or rather, it gives It n new northwestern terminus at St. Louis In nddilmi to Its old nurihcnslern one at Louisville, fur the Junction of the two roads is as far south ns Nashville, The Southeastern has not l>cen a profitable property. In working fur a share of Die trafllu between 81. Louis ami the southeast, tt has had the disadvantage of being compelled to depend upon rival muds fora connection south of Nashville. The Nashville Chattanooga hud Us own road to the Mississippi, and, of course, favored shipments that passed over Dm whole instead of half Us tine; and thu Louisville >Si Nashville hud a similar objection to turning trallle over to a rival when it could carry It further on its way Itself. Evidently the Louisville iVt Nashville can provide for Its through trallle better than It could do so for itself, though tho Louisville A Nashville will not have mutters all Its own way by any menus, for It needs to keep on good terms with tho Nashville A Chattanooga, which gives it Its best outlet to Atlanta und otber important places, uml which wilt nut like to hove Its id. Louis business by way of Columbus Interfered with too much. Thu fit. Louis A: Southeastern has 1)44 miles of road, 135 miles of which arc south of the Ohio Itlver. The Louisville A Nashville has, 970 miles, so the two together' will make 1,820 miles, a larger system than onv other In the Mouth. ’ The buulheostcrn has a funded debt of I9.SOU.OOO; besides a large amount of unpaid coupons. It would have required but a fraction of this sum, however, to purchase a majority of thu bonds. Thu interest accruing yearly Is $009,000, ami the largest net earnings hitherto have been less thou *000,(W0. It may, however, earn Interest mi SIO,OOO a mile, while It could not ou the $27,000 u mljo of its prescut debt. ITJCMH, Tiio total tonnaco of Hour, min, ami provls* (one carried by thu roads from this city East during thu post week was as follows s Michigan Central, 18,883 tuns*, Lake Bhoro <fe M'diluan Southern, 11,180; I’ltUbunf, Fort Wiiynu A Chi* coco, (11,111: Pittsburg, Cincinnati & St. Louis, 7,931; Uulllmoro & Ohio, 1,001. ■ it is reported that a project Is on foot by those Interested In the Clileugu, Evansville & Nashville Itullrouil to purelmso thu Evansville, n«mleraonA NaalivlDo Railroad, from Evanfj vlllc to Guthrie, at which point • Junction wltfl Iho RdtreflcM A Kentucky Road Is effected. BJ the purchase of thin line the Evansville, Teird, Hnntu A Chicago and EvatUvlllft A Nuhvlllo Railroad* will aecuro a direct; line from Chi* cturo to Guthrie. A serious trouble In reported between the Adams Express Company end tho Louisville A Noahvlllo Railroad, concerning- their contract to' transport money and freights. Several confer* unccs have been held, but no result reached. The officers of Utu express company a* well as oi the rallroml company refuse to give any Infor mal hm regarding this difficulty. It IS said that the trouble originated by the discovery that the Louisville A Nashville lias for flvo years past failed to receive full rates for tho amount of moneys and freight actually carried on Its line. MIIS. RONALDS. “Hfy Fnco la Sty Fortune, Sir, Bite Said.'' llVisAinghm Vorrtfpnndenee Cincinnati Oaxftte. In one of Olivo Logan’s rccunfc ami alwaya Interesting letters, she mentions Mrs. Fierro Lorrllurtl Ronald* as such a celebrity in London' society Just now*. Tim latest fashionable foible In the beau monde of the English metropolis to the worship of feminine beauty, a woman’s face, if pretty enough, giving her entree into the most select circles. A gentleman who' knew Mrs. Ronalds as Fanny Carter told mo * few days ago some of his experiences as a yotith of IS with this heartless flirt. She was a Boston girl of nofnmllr, but of great personal beauty* and extremely fascinating, lie mot her tho. summer she captured the wealthy New Yorker,, Mr. Ronalds, ami fell a victim to her Clrcclika charms. .“Oh, the money X spent In' bouquets, over whose fresh and novel devices I laid nwako nights, thinking how* 1 might surprise her into admiration of my versatile taste I I sent her crowns and palaces, wreaths ami harps, pillars mid ships, and every thing known to floral art. I took her riding in. mv elegant turnout, drawn by four spanking blank mnres, driven tandem by ravsclf,—l, meantime, gotten up In the latest Now York style, light gloves and the swcllost of white rdns and silver trimmings to tho harness. What a fool I made of myself over that girl, and she engaged nil the time to old Ronalds. The only solace about the whole matter waa that a dozen other men were in tho same boat with me. She accepted our attentions, gra ciously allowed ua to snond our fortunes on her, ami then married the man that had Dio most money. Well, but I don’t regret It, I as sure-you,—l mean the being thrown,—for she made Ronalds wry unhappy, and was the most unnatural mother 1 ever know. She had two beautiful children, which she abso lutely seemed to hate. ‘They were alwavs In the way.’ she would say Impatiently. There were days together when she would not Set foot. In the nursery, or ecu the faces of her beautiful children, 1 because tho noise upsets one’s nerves' so,’ iiinl sliu didn’t like to be rutiled for the day by hearing that one baby had tho croup during, the night, ami another Dm colic. It really seemed to me she noted relieved when the little ones were one after another colled to Die homo of many mansions lo receive Dm tender Shop herd’s care, and Dm love they never received upon earth. She never shed a tear or expressed a regret, or wore an outward sign of woe. She seemed to feel as If one burden were off her shoulders, at least, mid she could do a little more a* she pleased than ever before. She had a voice of wonderful natural power and sweet ness, and in her living so much abroad she has done everything In her power to cultivate it. title is past 40 now, and, although her startling beauty has abated, her voice lias lust not one note of Its charm. Now Yorkers won’t revolve her Into their social cir cles, but more liberal London makes a goddess of her. She does not live with her husband, but Unit to nothing against her In the estimation of the nobility, for of all Dm women 1 have ever met In my many wanderings, I think the ultra fashionables of the London beau monde are Dio most reckless and unscrupulous, and—shall I snv It—with tho fastest proclivities 1” When Mrs. Ronalds was in Paris she won tho admiration of Louis Napoleon hv her exquisite skating at Dm rink, tio wrote Olivo Logan, and when the Emperor asked permission, without Introduction, to skate with her and hold her hand, flic replied that she would grant tho favor - providing he would tuvllo her to bis Monday evenings at the Tuilerics! And Umt to the way she got into Dm French Court circles, where she Immediately became Dm contra of an admiring circle, mid she lias presumed this remarkable prestige wherever she has been—outside oJ America. V“ Petroleum a* Foot Growing In Favor* Sfio i'nrk JlulUtln. Petroleum fuel Is beginning to bo used iu Cal ifornia quite extensively. The manufacturers of Los Amrulus unite in declaring it to be tally as cheap *s wood and coal In Its first cost, wlta thu following important advantages] It saves expense of handling, feeding, noting, slagging, mid ashing, mid by not having to open the fire doors, admitting cold nlr to the boilers, steam 1 is economized. Thus, In effect, It is far cheaper than other fuel. Thu mode of 11 ring Is thus: Into the.tank containing crude oil as it'cornea from tin- well, a Jet of steam Is sent, which car ries with it a ehargo of oil, which, through a pipe, Is distributed In fine spray over the flro chamhcr. The boat is Intense, mu! thcro Is no refuse. One man at the stop-cock Is the sole attendant. What is wanted to make this fuel a priceless boon to Unit coast Is a process by which Iron and oilier metallic ores can be moulted. Tliuv abound throughout with Umi for Uuxiiig ami firestone fur hearths. Kddystoiio Lighthouse. It has been decided to erect a new tower for the Kddyr.totic Lighthouse about 123 feet from the present site. The final piano will be raised to mi elevation of Util feat, and the range of light extended to nautical miles. The new tower will bo constructed entirely of granite. Thu bight will he KW feet above tho rock to the top of the cornice, and thu diameter of tho tower, under the cornice, will hu lb feet (1 inches. The tower will he solid (with the . ex ception of containing a water-lank) to thu bight of tis feet II Inches above high-water springs. At this level will commence the side-walls, with u thickness of S feet (1 Inches, diminishing to 2 feet 0 Inches at the top. The tower will com uiln nine apartments, each 10 feet in bight, in addition to Urn lantern, the seven uppermost being I I feci In diameter. Tho estimated cost la XTS.OUO. A.nUNUiriKNTS* JfJI OOa.llT’ld TCIF.iTTtI). ILjL U. M. lIOOI.KV, Mule rroptiutur and IftnsEer, KM M A AIUIUTT, uml T II F. HUBS IHt ANI) OPEIIA COMPANY, KKTUiIN KOU OVK WKKK OMjT, COiIMKMUMI THlh r.VKMNU WITH (JOUNUIFS FAUsn • FAIIsTI FAUs Ti Abliati, Itamlnll. Ctntlu, aau l‘o»ke« apiwsrlmr. Tuesday Kvenlng-CIIIMFS OF SOUMANPV. , Moaluatie, the hesuliw. t'lutlu.Turotr, aim Peake*. Wednesday Kvunhiß—Per Kami* Ahtiott'altonoat.ths licwoiHTU, the great «ncee«a. PAUL AM) VlltUlMlA* Aljimiu, Mrs. M'nulu, lUmlaJl, caitle. Uyw, etc. fipleiiilM new Scenery new In preparation. Tlmmlnr K»enlmr-1L TKOVATOItK. Montague, .Mrs. hoanln, Turner, Kyse, etc, Fridav Kvenliig-PALT. AM) VIIIOIMA. Unmil Matinee WeiluowUy—llclfo’s UOtiBOFCAB-’ TH.lv. Thu nnenu for HalurtUy announced hereafter. . Prices-#l..Vi. Sl, 700. aiiO&w. Matinee*. TAcandnOo. Monday, April 11. Ittmso.V AS'l> CUA.NE a* the Two IMumlo* In lliu ••c'omrdyof errors." M' 'VlllUllSl’f^niFlT'KF. to AND LAST WEEK itf llio (IreMcitof Modern operatic Hueceuui, H.M.S. PINAFORE TWO MOUK MATINKKS ONLY, WKI)M:sIIAY AND SATURDAY, HIT. M. M. Wnb Hi (iran<i l rrelinma and Ursml Bailor sail Fete sis heiillvu Lboruic* fur only uua week mare. MONDAY,APUIL li. EDWIN - BOOTH With Ihu l'f»t uf (IrnuuUc talent fur support. Sale of aval* liuulua Thursday, luih. ' xrioit.niui ham.. KSIISrXDIjSL TU-MHM l-Halld ami jiruLUiorlc Tuiiiiilim. peacock Tlirutut coiilna Jimmied amt alsty million dollar* • TUtM»A\-Himalaya Mountain*, Lahore and Sacred Uiy of Uiuriitur. WKHM-hHAV—Cownporo DlitHct. Lucknow, etc. THl’llsDAV-fioulh-ru India from Myiorc to Calcutta. I’UIDAY-Old London. Old Tower, Wlndaor Caitle. . , bA I'UIIO.VY-Lakcaof KlHttMiev, La»t Kicomloii. ‘ ’ 3 M ATI SKbIB—TO- JdoiiKUVV, sum o'clock, Porta Kx* IKMltloii. HOLY TJIUIWDAV. Holy Loud and Je-, rutdlcm. MATUKHAV, farewell matinee fur the benefit of THK PUMLIO SCHOOL CHILDUKN. SKclalllckciß. children, lacioduilo. Sue. Tirkoti foroihfi'ctiturialnuiuuta. S 3 and Ui cent*. Atlloetd Sum* and bo* uidee. Om, It. f.Mrytnlet, Mammcr. H” aV«MILV*N TIIIIM-tl. • J. 11. UAVLULV Proprietor aud Maaggai Kvery Sluht This Week, and forTliU Week Only, DKNMAN THOMPSON, AS JOSHUA WHrrOOMB, 1 WJtlitlieiamo Company that luppurled him Htlricen wcckilu Now York City, clshtWeekaU Bau I‘xouda* co, lour weeks lu Uoatou. hew Scenery by Strong. < ilatlucca Wcdnc*day and Saturday at a. B 7 Ctark-sl., opptulta Court-Uouia. MR. QEORQE BONIFACE IN THE SOLDIER’S TRUSTI bL’l'i'Ultrtll UY THtS ti. L. UIUVKS COMPANY. J