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WWfilOfßO™ HOTEL, fi , VUIUUfiU ULUCK. 000 »*« 75 ou. and 5X.00 per Day, ‘a'Sl EXPLAINED. The Art of Planning and Exe cuting a First-Class Bank Robbery. It Requires About Three Years, aud a Treacherous Jsight- Watchman. Tho Whole Story of the Groat Man hattan Burglary at Last Exposed. How tho Thieves Mndo Their Prepara tions—Their IHsnpnoitiiuicaU and belays* Meagre Reward Which tho Watchman Received for His Treachery, A St. Itonla Policeman Murdered in tho Basest Manner Im aginable. TIIE MANHATTAN ROItDISRT. Special Phputch in The Tribune. New York, June J—The full story of the Manhattan Hank robbery has been told at last. The police bare for months been shadowing the bank's night-watchman, Patrick Slcvln. Wednesday they arrested him, mid yester day ho made a full confession. Sloven bos been the watchman lor years, ami was thoroughly trusted. lie cava himself away by spending more money In drink than his salary worranlcd. By following him persist ently to a certain saloon the detectives dually caught him In company with William Kelly, a noted burglar. A bartender was also Im plicated In this way, mid Is Included in the trAng. Slcvln says he was first approach ed by two burglars, Little Tracy and “ Big Kid,” three end a half years ago. They told him he could make a fortune by Joining them, and he was easily persuaded, blcvln was then Intro duced to Tracy’s brother, Thomas Ballard, ami the rest of the gang, led by Jim Brady, all skillful bank-robbers. Tnreo venrs ago every thing was arranged for tho robbery, but circum stances and jail sentences broke up the gang. Af terward Jimmy Hope Joined the Tracys, mid put hi Johnny Hope, Ids son, so ns to claim n second portion of the swag. George Howard, murdered In June last, was also admitted. This scheme was frustrated, likewise, but was revived two years ago, and, from that lime, the gang only waited its opportunity. An attempt was made on the hank early In 1878, but the Inside safes could not bo opened, and the burglars le't alter neatly covering their tracks. Eight months later the combination got to work again, and did tho successful Job which so mj'stlfled tho police. To Hie gang then George Mason, Big Peter, William Kelly, and Billy Porlcr had been added. The story of the robberv Is sulliclonily familiar. The burglars got SiI,SUI),DOU. Slcvln was given SI,OOO as part of bis share, and prom ised more as fast as tho bonds were disposed of. Hu was afterward called upon for SOOO, being told each member of the gang had subscribed that amount to send a big lawyer to Washing ton to lobby against the law duplicating the Government bonds stolen from the bank. Slcvln, Kelly, mid Ilyan arc in custody. Nearly all the burglars are now In the humlsof the police. •t'fi the U’eiltm Auocinted Prat. New Yokk, June I.—The whole story of the Manhattan Savings Dank burglary Is at last out, through the confession of one of the burglars. Saturday night Capt. Byrnes and his detect' Ives arrested Henry (Jtcnn, Patrick* Sicvin, imd William Kelly, on a charge of being Impli cated in (he robbery, whereby money mid securi ties worth nearly $11,000,000 were stolon on the night of the 27th of October, 1878. One of them has confessed the whole plot to Capt. Byrnes. A burglar known as Little Tracey first con cocted the scheme, and organized a band to rob the bank, It was broken up. however, by the orroat and conviction of most of the mem bers of (he gang for other crimes. Then ho or ganized n second gang, In whlcfi were Jlmmlo Hope. George Howard, John Dobbs, Jim Brady, and others. They also bad In league with them a man employed ns watchman at odd hours hi the bank. Two attempts .were made by this gang to rob the bank, but each failed through (ho in ability of the watchman to meet Uls engage ments. Tills gang also broko up. But Hope, thoroughly convinced of tho feasi bility of bU scheme, lost no time in reorganizing bis forces. Dobbs (“ Big Kid ”), who was “ on loot ” ugulc, and others equally skilled and desperate, Joined him, and work be gan in earnest. One Sunday morning, when tho friendly watchman was on duty in tho bunk, Hope was let Into the building, and used his opportunity to thoroughly examine (be vaults. The nest Sunday ho returned, and taught the watchman how to me wax In taking an Impres sion of tho keyhole. The watchman (Patrick Slovin) was on opt scholar, and soon returned the lump which (he burglar had brought with an impression from which the latter was able to mako a Key for the outer street door on Blcecker street, which was found to fit, mid wos put by for use. This attempt also failed for want of time, but an entraueo to tho vault containing tho safes was effected. Eight months later negotiations were again opened with Watchman Slovin. Finally tho job was put up for Sunday morning, tho 271 h of October, and in It wero Jimmy Hope, Kelly, ami Dobbs, to gether with the night-watchman, Slovin. U was thought Slovin would have charge of the bank that night, but an accident frustrated it. The gang resolved, however, to carry out their plans after Uie night-watchman had left and when tho day-watchman came on. How well it curried out every one knows, and nearly |U,000,000 were carried away. Kelly stood guard over tho manacled Janitor. He gave them the combination to tho safe, being in mortal terror of his life. The detectives wont hard to work, and, after a long search, John Dobbs and Ihu younger Hope were arrested. Watchman Slevin was shadowed curly and lute, and was found drinking hard and spending money lavishly. Ho was arrested n few days ago, and finally con fessed the whole plot to Capt. Byrnes, and Kelly was arrested on bis return from Jerome Park. Slevin says each member of the gang was assessed SOOO, after getting their money share, which was sent to Washington to defeat the bill Introduced In Congress to dupli cate the stolen bonds, as, if it passed, it would bo ailDeult to negotiate the originals. Mean while, the various town bonds stolen wero yego- Hated, and Slevin got $2,000 as bis share there from, and Jimmy Hope went to Washington to have tho bill stopped. Kelly, when arrested, denied his guilt, but, when confronted with Slevin, he burst out Into a lit of swearing, and said: “The bank has to pay a dividend on Juno 1, oud* to do it, will- have to eomo to terms and settle with us.” ThcVo arc three more members of tho gang yet at largo, hut they are kuuwu and will soon be arrested. Thu trial of the younger Hope begins Wednesday. CANDIDATE PO» THE OAUOWB. tywioi WvHilch lo T*>» Tribune. St. Louis, Juuo I.—Cbirlca I’rlniz, an old and eillcleut member of tliu St. Loula txdlec force, wu bliol und billed ill 7 o’clock 10-nUrbt by a young desperado uauicd Charles Sanders. The killing occurred opposite the house No. fiOT. Marlon street, the residence of Sanders' slater, Mrs. Loon Martin. Sanders has lor some time been living oil Dor bounty, and this evening went there In scorch of a meal. Leon Martin, his brother-in-law, told Handers that he was tired of furnishing him with food, mid ordered him oft thu promises. Banders refused to go, mid, drawing a revolver, threatened to hill nnv one who dared Interfere with him. White thin conversation was trains on, Martin’s father went in search of n police officer, soon returning with Officer Print*. Thu latter said, “How are von. Chartcyl What have vou been doing lately?*’ T ins Jailer answered, “I have been working,” at the same time going dawn In ids hip pocket for Ids revolver, llofore the officer could stnv ids movement Bandera had leveled Hie weapon mid tired. This first shot missed Its murk, whereupon Sanders kept hacking out, at the same time cocking the revolver mid firing utraiu. Thu second shot proved a truer one than the first, the bullet entering lliu officer's loft breast, killing him almost instant ly. As Print* 101 lto the ground, Sanders started north on a run, escaping from the clutches of Hie police who arrived nt the scene ol death u few moments later. Officer Print* leaves a wife und two children. Sanders, al though oniv years of age, has served terms In tliu House of Keftigo, me Work-House, mid the City dull, being incarcerated in the latter on n charge of assault with intent to kill. He is of medium bight, stout build, With clean shaven face and light hair. To-night, about two hours after Officer Print* was killed by' I he ruffian Saunders, a (jollcciiiuii, while going (he rounds through mi alley lo cated between Sixth mid Seventh and Diddle and OT'ttlltm streets, found the dcap body of a negro named Uamca I'lshcr. An ambu lance was nt once procured, and the body removed to the Dispensary. There, noon examination, it was found the man turn been slabbed with n butcher-knife In three places,— unco In the left breast In Hie region of the heart, once In Hie abdomen near the navel, and once In the uaek, to the right of the spinal column. The physician pronounced each one of llu sc wounds sufficient to cause deal h. Who his assailant was Is not known. The body of tin* murdered man waa removed to the Morgue, wucro uu Inquest will bo held to morrow. .• A LAWLESS GANG. Wheeling, W. Va., Juno I.—Seven men of the gang of Ued Men who have been defying law and order In Wotzcll County, this Stale, were arrested to-day. Mr. John iluscnbaugh, who was driven from hli home lust week ami ordered to kayo the State within thirty days or bo hung, after sumo dilllculty persuaded Justice Morris, of Burton, to take his information and issue warrants for tho gang that attacked his house. The warrants were made our mid placed In the hands of Constable Live Pettit, who deputized a number of citizens to us»lst him, ami, alter scouring the country for some lime, dually bagged seven of the gang. Their trials will commence to-morrow, and, as fifty witnesses have been summoned, it will probably last fur some days. The condition of affairs in the neighborhood of Littleton Is exciting ami at tin* same deplor able. The town is guarded nightly by a strong patrol of elllz.ens who are fearful the Hud Men will put Into execution their threats of demol ishing the town. Thu patrol has been Increased sincu the arrest of the seven men noted before, mid every clTurt will he made to restore the reign of order umHaw. Mr. Joseph Lively and family loft Saturday for Washington County. Pa., his thirty days not yet having expired, (lie Bud Men threatening to hang him if found within tho couutv at the ex piration of that time. ESCAPE OP UUUQLAHS. New Youk, June 1.— I William Porter, alias Morris, ami John Irving, alias Joseph Gondii, two notorious burglars, escaped frum the Bay mond Jail, hi Brooklyn, at 7 o'clock thl:* morn tug. Shcrlll Biley has offered a reward of $-,500 for their capture. BEECUEU ON GAUIUSON. Au Eloquent Trltmti* to tho Memory of (ho Great Abolitionist. ffoeehtl m The Tribune. New Youic, Juno I.—Henry Ward. Beecher’s sermon to-day, from the text, “Of whom the world was not worthy,” was devoted to ou eulogy of William Lloyd Garrison. The death of Mi. Garrison, he said, after a long life and a hard struggle, calls to mind u class of men who, with him, wrought one of the greatest changes this world ever saw. Tho ranks of those who, In the speaker’s youth, worked for.that end are thinned, with only here and there one left, and many of them Just tottering on the brink of the grave. They did a noble work In their own way. They made some mistakes, hut. set themselves against op pression of every kind, and would not compro mise with evil in any form. The wonder Is not so much that they ran Into danger, as that they lived to meet the danger through which they passed. The great evil which these men nought to de-. stroy was slavery, an evil which hud become in grained into tho Constitution and Into the social and political fabric of the nation until It hud be come part and pared of bath,—which existed primarily as a commercial necessity, and grew, and increased, and spread until it became a prodigious political power. That It was which raised up that noble baud of Abolitionists, every one of whom must always stand high in the estimation of his countrymen, and the highest of whom was William Lloyd Garrison. Of all the men who labored In the great work In the dark days, when it cost much and meant more to be counted of their number, no one was more worthy to live to see the vic tory won than Garrison, mid It was reserved fur him to taste the fullv ripened fruits of his life’s labor. Garrison was a great man,' but bis greatness mid power did Hut lie wholly In the bitterness of his language. Thu fault of that was lu the school in which ho found himself,—not that nis words ought never to have been severe; but they wero merciless. Personally, bo was very kina, with a heart as tender us a woman’s and pure us a child’s; but, when ho looked upon slavery, ho became uu avenging power. It was tho decision of the surgeon, and tlm heart did not quake or the lips quiTur ns lie plunged tho knllo into tho huge carounciu. Much of this was duo to the circumstances of tho times, tho prostitution of Dm Church, tho dickering* of commerce, and tho truckling of polities. Garri son saw In dm beginning dm (langurs hidden in tho carcass of slavery, and laid out at dm start a course of action from which ho never swerved, and which was in die cud carried out bv the War. Jits position was that slavery Was wrong, and die only thing to bo done was to attack, assault, ami destroy It. Hu had lived to see (ho sword cut the Uordlau knot, and to behold tho stain of slavery blotted nut forever by dm blood ut tho cation. It was the South that brought on die War,—the War brought on emancipation. The faith of tho pcoplu of the South In the justice of their cause and tu its fluid triumph was so great that it took them into such In domitable resistance os tu reduce them tu ab ject poverty, and to compel them, lu tlm fu ture. to labor for their bread. The result would bo that, by tho time one generation of Southern people had learned to earn their bread by the sweat of their brows, labor would no as much respected there ns hero. Mr. Beecherconcluded by applying tho lesson of dm “Uo Juit closed, it was a lesson to all men, especially those Just entering upon fife, that it U always safe tu take the highest gtuuud for principle, mid that, no mutter what one may suffer on the way, It Is always best in the cud. “ Garrison has gone lu UU rust. No touguo of clamor disturbs him now. He is risen, and is standing among (ho prophets ami in the pres ence of God.” SUICIDE. Pptclnt THwatch to Th« Tribuna. Indianapolis, lud., <iune I.—.drt. Manrarot Cornier committed sulcluc tills afternoon, by huntiing,in the Female Jlcformatory lu ibis city. Deceased vvat eonlinod under u three years* sen* teuce lor trruid larceny, and wus tent fmm Elk* Jiart. bhe was a widow, 80 years old, ami bail wlib Iter n brlsrbt little trirl of 6yeara. Deceased was a collrmed opium-eater. MONDAY. JUNE i, 187!). WASHINGTON. The Democrats Anxious to Se> cure a Presidential Sig nature. They Expect to Oct It l»y Hocus- Pocus lllHtOtKl ol* niuttiii". A Canons at Work to Sacrifice Words and Botain Vicious Prin ciples'. Their Craft Toe High on the Keeks to tlct OFT Without Light ering. Mooting of tbo Priomh and Associates 'of tho Late E, 0. Inker sell, REPUBLICAN PROGRAMME. ALLISON, e lpetfal Plmateh It* The Tribune. Washington, D, C. t June I.—The courge the minority will take In regard to the Democratic caucus measures cannot, of course, he marked out until the bills are actually belore them, where tliclr provisions can be studied, but some Idea of the Republican attitude may bo gathered from opinions expressed by several influential members of the party to-niffht. Senator Allison had not hoarder the new Democratic plane. When their substance was made known to him ho said, with regard to the Appropriation bills, that the saving clauses In themselves amounted to nothing, since there was no probability that the army would ever bo required at the polls, while the fact that no elections except hi California would take place dur ing the fiscal year rendered the Su pervisors and Deputy Marshals prohibitory clause a matter of no consequence, except as u precedent mid a step In the wrong direction, lie expressed the opinion that, according to his present light, they ought to bo opposed by the Republicans. He did not anticipate any pro longed resistance, and thought the bills might be sent to the President speedily, thy Republic ans voting and making a, brief record against the measures. With regard to > the Test- Oath and Jury bill, Mr. Allison, said that the Republicans euro nothing for the former. They hud already repealed It oaeo, and It only existed ns a statute by accident, lie was, how ever, strongly hi favor .of maintaining some peremptory right of challenge for jurors, mid while some modification of See. 821 of the Re vised Statutes might bo ncccntaolc, he was of the opinion that the Republicans ought to take strong ground against the repeal of the statute entire, If that should he iittemntud. A VEUV PROMINENT EASTERN RBPUOMCaN keen bbestativb said that, while be bad not been able to give much tliougnt to ibe new Democratic pro gramme, It seemed at first bhisn to be a com plete back-down Irom the high-sounding pro gramme iterated with such a'flourish of trum pets bv the Democrats ai the beginning of the extra session. So ftp- as a neglect to make appropriations ' for the payment of the Supervisors and Deputy Marshals of Elections for the ensuing year U concerned, ho did not regard It us of miy prac tical importance, it would bo dilleretit next year, ilo said bo did not see how the President could Justly veto an appropriation bill on the ground that It simply provided that each sum appropriated should be expended lor a speckled object, and no oilier, but if an appro priation bill should bo coupled with n provision forbidding the Executive to incur nuy obligations necessary for the en forcement of any law, In ease no appropriation hud been made for Unit purpose, he thought the President would be bound by his onlb ut ofllee to veto It. He thought the Democratic propo sition relating to the Army hill would nut be consented to by the President, because they seem to restrict Ins constitutional power as Com mandcr-m-Chlcf of the army, hut, he sold, so fur as the use of troops to interfere with elec tions was concerned, neither he nor any other Republican was In favor of It, and he thought that, if the Democrats had not been soawkward, but bud shown ordinary common sense, they might have prepared a bill which would bate accomplished Uiu purpose they proless to have lu view, and which the President would have approved. A I’UOMINBNT *IW ENGLAND HSNATOII said to-ulglit that tho plans of the Democrats amounted in clTcct to a temporary accomplish ment of all they had nt ilret set out to do, and he believed the Republicans and the President ought to sit down upon the whole plan nt once. “ Why,” said he, “ they brought on tho struggle, ami; they ought to stand up to it Ilka tneu. It should be u square knoL'K down for them or for us. This is only » wav to sneak out of tho fight.” With regard to the Supervisors and Deputy Marshals, he said that probably such olllccrs could bo found who would serve lor nothing, but tho design and result of tho proposed legislation in regard to them would bo to knock nil the moral stamina out of them. “In the South,” po continued, “mid In Xew York os well, they would say to such olllccrs, ‘Oct out I You arc nut recognized any longer, and have no business here.’” With regard to the armv restrictive proposition, be said that It should nut bo Hatched to for a moment. Tho President Is Cumimndor-ln-Chlcf of the army, and bo mid 'not Congress has the power to say where it ought to go. •*They tried lust year, you know,” be said, 11 to enact that four regiments should bo kept on thu Texas border, but It didn't work. It wus defeated In the House, If Congress could pass such laws, Congress and not the President would soou command thu army.” SKNATOIt busiunds hod not beard of the new plans of the Demo crats, except ns they had been partially fore shadowed In the newspapers. With regard to the prohibitive feature of the Army bill, pa said It was similar to the proposition made about 18. VI by the Uopubllcnns. With regard to using the army lu JCunsas, the proposi tion,‘he said, was In that, case unsuccessful, .having been abandoned by enough Itopublicans to carry the measure through Congress without a rider. He knew nothing about the purposes of other Uepubilcaus, but, If be was sure the measure took the form indicated, ho should vote against it. lu regard to the Legisla tive bill, the course he would advise would depend entirely upon the form lu which tlie restrictive features should bo drown. If tlie bill simply provides, with more delbilte ness thau usual, for tlie necessary expenses of Hie Government, omitting all mention of tiuper visors or Deputy .Marshals, and thereby making no appropriations fur the jwymont of those ollleiais, he could see no reason why the Itepub licaus should nut vote fur it after trying to amend it. If, however, tlie bill was passed in the usual ’ form, with a clause forbidding the expenditure of znonoy fur the ysyment of Supervisors and Deputy-Mar shals, there would come another question upon Which the Republicans might havo various opin ions. in regard to me test-oath, Mr. Edmunds was ugl unwilling to have It i cpcalcd, but, If Hie utiemut should be to mouify Uiu Jurors* law In ihe manner in which It was recently done in the Legislative bill, iiio proposition should bo com bated. This plan ot ihu Democrats for drawing Jurors, Mr. Edmunds said, was never before beard of In any country. Tim proposi tion Umt Mx Juror* should be drawn from mm political parly mid six from another was cal culated at unca to Impress upon the mind* of the Jurors themselves that they were selected PceaUHu of their political views, and their no tions would be expected to be governed accord ingly. IS IT A BACKDOWN ? onrnNo ui* tub iiii.ls. Kp'rtot DhvalrJi to The Tribune. Washinotos. I), c., June J.—Tlie members of the Mub-Cornmittco of the Democratic caucus inanatrers have bad a consultation to day. and are very busy In framing (lie two Ap propriation bills awarding to the sucgctillons made In the mcctlmr of the till) Committee yesterday. They hope to have this ready for report to-morrow night, and the present Inten tion Is, provided the measures can be so framed as to secure a unanimous vote In the Joint Cau cus, to present them immediately to the two Houses without the Intervention of the caucus. The fad Is, that strenuous efforts arc being made to counteract the Influence at work to force Die caucus action upon the party, fear ing, if a general discussion upon the pending dlllicnUles of the situation Is precipitated, it would be Impossible to reach any harmonious conclusion. The Intimations given by the mem bers of the Caucus Committee to-day are to the effect that they will pitonAHLY nci’onr two nrr.t/9, which do not Involve the repeal of any lowa whatever, hut which simply take from the ap propriation the pay of Marshals, and will pro vide, as In tin! ease of the Arrnv bill, that none of the money appropriated for the transporta tion of troops shall bo used to take them to any place where an election ts being held for the specific purpose of employing them as a police force about the pulls. Great care will he lakeu to dratt bills which they think the President will sign, mid which they think he can sign with, out crossing the path marked out by his former vetoes. The argument, by which the Democrats ore trying to convince each other that the plan they have now agreed upon Is nut a backdown la AT LEAST CURIOUS. It was claimed m joint committee that this cannot be construed as la any sense n surrender or retreat from the position of refusing supplies, since no committee of either House, or of either caucus, or of the joint caucus, has ever formally Indorsed the Idea of refusing supplies, and, further, that no caucus had ever formally considered the subject, and the throats Dial such a course would be pursued had NEVER BEE.V MORB than the expression of Individual opinion. The Republicans meet this argument by recalling the fact that, while there has never been any formal indorsement of tills extreme position taken by individuals, still the announcement of these views by successive speakers in the House were' nnnhmded with great vehemence by all the Democrats present, Borne members of the Conference Committee express a hope that they will be able to complete their bills so early to-morrow as to report them from the Committee on Appropriations to the House. ,While It Is not probable Unit this can be accom plished, Ilcis u fair Indication of tbc desire of n hircM class of the 'Democrats to close up this extra session ns soon as possible, and charge It up to protit uml loss. TUB COMMITTEE’S DEVICE. Ei, feint Ulstxilcn to The Tribune. Washington*, D. C., May 31.—The Joint Democratic Committee of Safety was In session several hours to-day, and the principal burden of the discussion was to discover u form ut Appropriation hit! widen would answer twuends: First to pass the President aucccssfully-iuul so euro bis signature, nmlsccoud, to let the Democ racy down from their high position as easily as possible. Alter a long debate, In which the va rious speakers admitted the dlllkultlcs of the situotlou, am) the serious embarrassrmmtirliito which the events and failures of the extra session had led them, It was decided to appoint a sub committee oi right members to draft two appro priatlou bills In accordance with what they might regard THE DRIFT OF DEMOCRATIC SENTIMENT '* and report them to a subsequent meeting of tbu Joint Caucus Committee, TlifslSub-Commlttcc consists of Senators Tiiurman, Saulshury, Vance, and Halley, ami Representatives Chalmers and Ewing. The general understanding upon which this committee is to work was,that the Army bill and the Legislative bill ns well should be divested of Hie political sections, mid that these sections should be presented as independent measures; Hint the Army bill should I*olllolll such restrictions upon the transportation of troops os should prevciujhclr being moved Into any of the Slates for election purposes, and the means of accomplishing this was left to the In genullv of the Bub-Committee. AS TO TIIK LRUI3LATIVB HILL, they are expected to report Itemized appropria tions in those portions of Uio hill whitin' cover the expenses of tliu Department of Justice, mid to provide that no money shall be used except o» ppcellled tr. those particular Items, and that none In anv.evcnt shall be used to pavMarshuls. It is also to bn left within the discretion of this Sub-Committee us to whether u repealingclause sUf.ll bo attached to the bill In recard to that section at the law bv which the pay of Super visors Is made a permanent appropriation. Upon this head there Is likely to bo CONStDEUAULB UIPPICULTf, since the pay of Supervisors is provided for iu what (s known as permanent annual appropria tions, and cannot be withheld unless by the pas sage of an act repealing that portion* of thu present law which places thu present pay of Su pervisors of Elections among thu permanent appropriations. The law under which Super visors arc paid Is the same as that under which interest on the public debt is authorized to he paid. Thus, while the pay of the 'Deputy Marshals might be withheld, nothing can bo dune to withhold the pay of Supervisors. Hut the failure to appropriate money to par Depu ty-Marshals would not preclude the appoint incut of such olllccrs any more than the failure to vote the salary of tho President would abolish that ofllee. Thu law* authorizes the em ployment of Deputy-Marshals, and when duly appointed they have , A CLAIM AOAINST TUB UMTKU HTATRS for services rendered. Such appointments are required to be made lu certain nines by tlie De partment o' Justice, and when the emergency arises such otllcers must bu appointed without regard to cuts fact whether Congress hue or has not made appropriations to pay them. . Another proposition which bus been advanced Is remarkable for Us originality and novelty. If tbit propositions above outlined, or something similar to them, cannot bo put into such form as to warrant the belief that they will not cause other vetoes, then it has bccu proposed to Insert in the Appropriation bills A URCLAIIATION OP OPINION upon the questions in controversy, in which the majority In Congress will give expression to their views upon the employment of troops ut the pulir, and upon the appointment of Supervisors and. Deputy Marshals. These views, while forming* a part of Appropriation bills, atm having ail the forms and sanction of law, would not direct any act to bo done, and have no mandatory char acter whatever. They would simply represent the views of tbu Democrats In Congress, and It has been suggested that, os they would not la any way Interfere witb the appropriation, or with the prescribed duties of tlie Executive, the President could approve tbo bills and com municate in a message to Congress, If he so de sired, exceptions to the interpolation of u uch matters in Appropriation bills. Thus to Insert a declaration of views in enact of Congress would bri equivalent to putting an address front the Democratic Executive Committee on IhesTatulo boeks. Vet, incredible as it may appear, such a proposition has been made In all seriousness, nml is now being discussed by the leading Democrats. NOTES AND NEWS. OKS*. IIOTNTO.V. Kpeetnl nitj.fil.'A to The Tribune. Wabhinoton, I). C., Juno i.—Tjik TninuNß of Friday having arrived here with John M. Mueller’s testimony to the effect that (Jen. Boynton, the correspondent, tried to blackmail him, Boynton says the testimony Is false, and that Mueller knew It was, since, more than a year ago, the correspondence he attempted to produce In court was furnished a Cincinnati newspaper ns an exposure of the correspondent of the (lauHty and rejected then unon discover ing that the letter was from S. C. Boynton, a well-known Washington lobbyist, who has no connection with the press. MBOTIXO OP PIURNDS. . A good representation ot Missourians met this morning In the parlors of Willard’s Hotel to taka action respecting the death of the Hon. K. C. Ingersoll. The lion. 11, C. Burclmrd was called to the chair, and A. J. Whittaker ap pointed Secretary. After allusion to the object of the meeting by the Chair, a committee ol three, consisting ot Gen. “Farnsworth. Col. Ward 11. J-amon, and the lion. W. U. Morrison, were appointed to confer with the family and relatives of the deceased, to make arrangements for attending the funeral In a body to-morrow afternoon. A Committee of live, consisting of Deputy-Comp troller Delano, Gen. Henderson, Cut. Burnside, Gen. Boyd, and B. F, I'allcr were appointed to report suitable resolution* of respect to an ad journed meeting at the same place Wednesday, at Tp. m. Appropriate resolutions paying feel ing tributes of respect were presented by Junius Simons and A. J. Whittaker and referred to the Committee for consideration. OHIO & CHESAPEAKE. Tito Government Is taking steps to enforce Us rlghla mid tlie rights of tlic District of Colum bia nealnst o political andenuulringlntheStQto of Muryl.mil, which fur many years has been exclusively controlling the affairs of the Ohio & Chesapeake Canal corporation in the interests of Democratic rim; polltlcluna In tlmt State, although tbc United States owns $1,000,(WO of the canal stock, the District of Columbia $1,350,- 000 of the City of Alexandria $250,000, and the Slate of Virginia about $500,000. While tlie State of Maryland holds Hie $2,000,000 of the same kind of atoek as is belli bv all the turtles named, It holds In addition $3,000,000 of prclerrcd stuck, secured by a mortgage. upon which it receives dividends. It bos licrutoforc claimed the right of voting upon $5,000,000 ol stock, nnd as the proxies ore cast by the Comp troller of the State ywhu is also President of the Canal Company), the Governor, and the Tieasurer of the State, neither the United States Government, the District ot Colnmtdn, nor nuv other Statu or private individual ns stockholder has been able to protect Us rights. Legal proceedings are to be instituted by the Government at Annapolis during the coming peek. MEXICAN DOLLARS, kept by speculotors for several months at a premium of 25 per cent over the Japanese paper money, now command only 15 per cent. All efforts to hold them up to higher rales have tailed, nnd even at the new rates purchasers arc lew. Foreign trade Is so ineignitleant as to occasion no demand for silver currency. COREA. The Japanese sailors and merchaals of Kuson. a southern port of Corea, were attacked April 15 by the natives and driven to tbc shelter of their own quarters. Several melees ensued, mul slight Injuries were inflicted on both sides. The Corun officials acknowledge their people (o blame in (lie affair, mid promise reparation. N’o serious consequences were apprehended. THE NOTORIOUS DECISION of the British Judge Wllulnaon hi the Yoko hama Court, decreeing tlmt opium thall be Jm ported into Japan by British merchants, not* withstanding a iiroliibltory clause in all Iho trea ties, U again repudiated by the Jaw officer* of the Crowd. TIIC BONIN ISLANDS have boon placed under control of the Toklo Vrcfcoturc, mid will henceforth be governed by delegates from the local Administration of the Capital of Japan. CANADA. Kx-Mnyor llenmlry mid Ornngo-Mnslrr UrniU—Thu Ituv. Mr. Dutiimilin—Com incrcu of Montreal—Hofolior mid tho Marquis or Lome—Thu Dodgu Family. Special Dispatch to The Tribune, Ottawa, Juno I.— The Princess Louise Dra goou-Guurds hare been honored by mi invita tion from the Thirteenth Brooklyn Regiment to participate In the Kourth-of-July eelclirutlon in that city. TheThlrlcoulh offer to furnish the Guards with horses, etc. The Guards have also received a similar Invitation ’ from the Citizens’ Corps of Utica, N. Y. <n»«claf to TAe Tribune. Montreal, Juno l.—The following Is the substance of the pleas lodged by ex-.Mayur Betmarv in answer to the actionfor9lo,oooaum ages of David Grant, County Master of the Orange Society, for false arrest on last July: AVrsf—Tmu 0110 month’s notice of the intended nciion was not given, according to law; ami last tiio notice which rlelcm’anl did receive did nut mention tuu mime of 1110 place where the offense was euimnuteil. Seco/id— That, at tho Utno the plaintiff was ar rested, he nuJouifcd to the Loyal Orange institu tion; that, whatever the motives of iho loumler* of that society were two centuries Ago. It had Uu» eumu duiiguruas and subversive of public order. —■ ho opposed to the true precept* of Christian chart tv Unit they had provoked the Intervention of tho Imperial I'arnamcnt and Provisional l.eclslniures, which have ncticved it Ificir duty io enact taws im posing severe penalties against it* members: that its doing* have produced in the country sitchn spirit of detianea tlmt jiubllo bodies—iiulahly thu l.fglslaiuro of Ontario—refused to gnu it legal ►auction; that ihu said Lojid tlrungo Association is a coalition or Illegal league, and consequently. uc cording to tne law* of tuu Province, was prohibit ed; (hut said plaintiff, nt the time of his arrest, wa* n member of Ibis Illegal Hiielity; that, thu ►aid Association having imninmced it* intention to puradu on tho Igtli of July, a meeting of the Magistrates was 'held on . thu &th of July to take thu necessary measure* to miitnlain order,—and, in fact, thu said Magistrate* adupiud resolutions that, In thuir opinion, it wm* Ineumbcut upon the civic uulbon tlo* to taku all (ho muunsln their disposition to maintain order, —lt was thought deslruhlo for thu Mayor to Isxiiu a proclamation to prohbilt any as numbly on that day; that, In violation of that proc lamation, thu Urutigu Order luvumhlud to wall; in procession in thu streets, while thu uxcitonient ami terror of the citizen* were at their (light, and that tho plaintiff, ducked with the insignia of *uld As sociation, ami bulng In the act of organizing said parade, was apprehended by the nulhorllics in vir tue of legal and regular proceedings; that the de fendant is In no way responsible for tho arrest of thu plaintiff, etc. It is stated that the Hoy. Mr. Duinouliu, of St. .Martin’* Church, hum, will not accept the vail to Chicago. Leo lluruiburgcr, fancy-goods Importer, Is re ported by a uturcautUo agency os applying tor an extension. Mr. Hurmburger dentes Utauuett h» thu case. The only foundation lor the report, hu bars,'U the rumor that ha renewed bill* for JL'IKX) under an agreement at thu time hu pur chased thu goods. Ho la carrying on business us usual, ami bis credit Is put affected by the report, Thu following statement shows the value of leading articles imported Into Montreal during thu past cluvuu years; 18U8 |P* OIT.IKH 1874 $14,037,704 I?4JP 34.1170,048 187.'. U.l, 100,018 IH7U ui,Mi,KiUii«ro 3k, son, poo iH7t as,r>oi.;t.i4 iht? 37,uau,00u 11.73 45.075,D1M 1878 35.001,000 1U79 4U.714.UUU The exports in 1877 from Montreal are put down at SiI,I)(K),OUU, of which over $13,000,000 M’us prouucvU In Canada, in 1878 the exports were s3l,tm(WU, of which over $14,000,000 was ps educed (n Canada. Montuuai., June I.—Tlio Hon. Mr. Hunting, ton lias entered action lu $50,000 damages against Klehurd White, proprietor of the Uazeitt, lor libel. Special IHtpatch to Tkt Tribune. QtiEUßi’, June I.—lt Is reported that the Hon. Mr. livarls, United States beeretury of State, la expected to arrive In Quebec about tlio sunns time us Use Duke of Argvle. and'will accompany Iho Viceregal puny lu tUclc tUhlug excursion below. djiecinl DlupaicK io The Tribune Touojuo, June I.— The Montreal correspond* s§ PRIC*/FIVE CENTS. ent o( the Toronto Jfa(l) under data of May 88» writes as follows regarding the visit of the Brooklyn regiment on llio occasion ot the Queen’s Birthday celebration: I have been much in interested In varions cora» meats about therccootlon of Beecher. These n« spoken In rather subdued language, bat they trill eventually crop out. From the first landing at Jackies Cartier Square to the moment when ha stood wavlnff hfc chapeau on the roar platform of the car that bore the Thirteenth homeward, Beecher waslhccrnosurcof alloyes.- When the regiment paraded through the strceis, he was the central point of attraction, and readily recognised with his flowing (tray locks, massive visage, erect bearing, and brave carriage of Glittering blade high over bis right shoulder. At the review It was felt that, of thu 2.1,00(1 men gathered on the Hold ho was the most notable and spoctacnjar, —in a sense the Greatest man there, and undoubtedly the most historical figure. .These things being generally understood as by Instinct, Hie general question wm, * * Will Beecher be to* celled by thc.Marqulsr" As to the Princess, sho was delicately left out of the calculations. Now. Beecher was noi received hr the .Marquis at tna Windsor banquet, where his speech was not equal to the occasion, nor worthy of himself. As onen hßppcns with great orators, ho warmed up In tils peroration, passing n glowing eulogy on the Queen, and afterwards on the Bukonnd riuchess of Argylc, whom lie slated he hud personally met, and by whom he bad been cordially received. This was cheered to thu echo. and. It was thought, would stir s sympathetic chord In higher qunc* tors. 'But no. On Sitndar. after scrv* Ice. the Princess parttcularJr rcqncstcd Col. Austen, wife, ami daughters, local! upon her in her private drawing-roam, where (hey had a pleasant entertainment wjth the Marquis. Many express their delight (hat Beecher was not there.'' Otuors take quite a different view, nndurgno that, as Beecher appeared here In n public capacltv, ho might hare been received bvilic Marquis In his public capacity. Besides. It should not bo for* gotten that bo was the head and heart of the whole movement, haring flr.«t proposed and energetically earned it through. Without him the Brooklyn men would never have come here. It Is urged that- this fact should not have been Ignored. Bccchernous not *cent to hare minded it, but, ou returning to Brooklyn, he is reported to have sail to un interviewer that, though he had seen no crowned beam In Montreal, ho had seen many heads that deoerved to be crowned. Special r.'-'iVsU to The Trgbune. Sarnia, Om., .Tune I.—-The Scott Temperance art lias (icon carried Id the County ol Lambtuu, by 215 majorllj*. Special Ditsatch tc The Tribune. Halifax, June t.—A circular is humgclrcu lated in Kings and Annapolis Counties. Nova ficotio, among the descendants of William Dodge and bis broHicrs. inviting them to asocial re union to be held in Salem, Muss., on the lOtbof July, to celebrate iheSodUt anniversary of the binding of tbu said William Dodco, and to pre pare a genealogical history of the family. The circular sets lortb that, upon the SJtli day of June, 1021), O. ti. (July 10, N. S.). arrived at Salem, Essex Count}*, Mats., in the eompauv of the first settlers by the fleet from England, William Dodge, from whom or his brother nro descended all who bear (he name in the United States. He was of very aucieut Uncage la Cheshire, England. The late cold snap did considerable damage fa limits County, Nova Scotia. On two nights the thermometer fell below freezing-point, mid Jc-c of the thickness of window-glass formed on the water. In some parts of Newport the frost wns more severe, and it is feared much fruit will be destroyed, In consequence of the forward state In which the blossoms were at the time. Earlyvegctablesand.suen HkesulTercd severely. ROBERT COIIiVER. Some Chance of This I’reaohor leaving Chicago, Npfclal ntivztch to The Tribune. New York, June I.—Hubert Collycr, Ow Chicago, preached twice to-day nt-the Church of the Messiah, The church has had no pastor since the resignotlon of the Hev. W. U. Alger, some months ago. It la said that a call will bo extended to Mr. Collycr to-morrow night, and every inducement will bo employed to draw him from Chicago. As everybody knows, Mr. Collycr is greatly attached to Chicago, but Um delicate state ot his wife's health has led him ot late to contemplate a change of residence to the East. lie has not, however, arrived at any positive conclusion. The knowledge of the mere fact ol having entertained such an Idea has encouraged the Trustees of tho Church of the Messiah to act. Mr. Collycr said this evening that he thought the society In judicious in deciding to call u min ister at this time, nnd he had ad vised them to defer action. The church imd, several \ cars ago, after the Chicago Are, Invited him to be llicir pastor, um! he had tie dined, for the reason that Ids church In Chicago was verv dear to him, and he desired to remain with it. Tlie posfibllltv of a change of climate bundlting the health of. his wife would lie, he thought, the only considera tion that would Induce hint to accept now. Ho hod not talked with Mrs. Collycr with reference to the subject, hut intended to do so ns soon as he returned home. Her opinion and suggestion would alone govern him in considering the cull, should the church resolve to extend U. LOUISIANA’S DEBT. Proposition to P»y *M,OH’i,;\ss Soma Time or-Other, and to Rrpndhitu tlio Rest* Xcw Orleans, La, Mai Hl.—lu tho Consti tutional Convention, Kidd. Chairman of the Committee on the State Debt, submitted a re port. It alleges'.hut the constitutional amend ment of 1574 was never promulgated, according to the evidence In tho Beerctarv of State’s ollice, advises tho payment of the legal and the repu diation of the Illegal portion of the debt. An ordinance accompanying the report favors the payment of 91,032,1153 of the debt, provides for a rate of interest at 4 per coni, and fixes tho time for the maturity of the bonds issued la consideration of those now outst.uullugut,thirty years. Also provides fur a tax necessary to pav the Interest, mid also for a sinking fund to meet tlie bonds when maturing. A minority report was presented by tJutums. it dissents from the majority utterly, and characterizes the latter's views as astounding and unheard of. After a discussion of the h-gal questions Involv ed in the proposed repudiation ot I lie majority, it declares that all moral and legal obligations demand payment of the debt. It shows iho amount of money the State has received from the sale of tier bonds and notes from action of the Nicholls Legislature and the decision from the Supreme Court ot the Slate to Drove that tlie funding debt of 1374 mid the constitutional amendment ol ihenuno year are bidding upon the State. An ordinance appended to 1119 mi nority report advises that a committee of nine be appointed by the President to confer with the representatives of tho bondholders, with a view to an honorable adjustment of thu debt question. Both reports were ordered printed. OBITUARY. Special /Ji'MicA to T*e Tribune. Milwaukee, Wls., Juno l.—Qeorge 0. Dotummi, a resident of Milwaukee sincu 1837, died yesterday ulternoon, aged 00 years. De ceased was once County Auditor, and ot auditor time City Clcrir. Hu leaves u wife aud three grown-up daughters. U noA, -N. V., June L— Judge Charles Mdsou, Cleric of thu United Slates Circuit Court, died iu this city Saturday night, aged 09, THE HlGfi SCHOOLS. 3j*cml iiuptuch tu the Tribune. Si'HiNonKLU, 111., Juno I.—Gov. Cullom Is being subjected to considerable pressure In re* lotion to bis action on Senate lilll 971, making several Important changes lu the School law, ami containing a provision for discontinuing high schools. Telegrams aru pouring lu from some purls of tint Suite urging (urn to veto Urn bill, while equally us urgent uppcais to approve It come from other sections of the State. BIG TOOT. Watbktoivk, Win, Way 91.—Tlio fourth an*, uual Convention of the Wisconsin State U:uul Association will bo held in this city Monday quit - Tuesday, June 9 and 9, and everything points to 1 a highly successful meeting. Sands will' bo present mid compote fur prizes from Hunger,. Sparta, Tomah, Mansion, Kllboura City, Port age, Wvut-enu, Columbus, WuukesboV Hartford, Milwaukee, Juoeaville, and Kouoslm. SCARLET FEVER. Special pi-fxtich u> J7ts Tribune. LaSallk, Jll., Juue I,—A number of falsi cases of scarlet fever bavp occurred In tbla city within the last lew days, and very general alarm U loti cuueecalug the aalcly of the euUdreti.