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JAMES ABRAM 0-ARFIBLD.
Early Life and Youthful Training His biographer tells us tbat James A. Gar field is of New England ancestry, ne is the ninth in direct descent from Edw*'d GarfieliL who emigrated from near Chester, on the border of Wales, in 1836, and settled in Wa tertown, Massachusetts; and there. In the aociSsnsurnn^Mmtt t>r t wr t wa imfnt rotr urb of Boston, five of his ancestors now lie buriedj J s only, independent, Godfearing race of men, but In no way distinguished fbr Intel- j lacteal or other achievements. They hawe left scarce^ any record of their lives except , he brief histories that may Mill he decipher ed on -heir nloitt.kHdg hbsd-stones ; but they l have firq\tea'thed tothéfril'eseeiidents'« iwitter t herliaWVlWtt faine^h^ 'prioeiés» hirlhright ! of which Ctvwpef'boasted- j The fat her of t ire dead l*resident sattfod at] an eat Iv davrih Orange towrrshlp, Cuyahoga I county,' i nortiirkesfiern OlrK where he ] erected in thb Wilderness an huraWe cabin In this v umhle dwelfinc, bo tile liftii of No yeiuber, 1831. was bom James Abram Gar lie!-», the future President of'the United States, who is tjieisubject v* .Ibis history. He was the youngest erf, four children, one of whom wss tlien a boy of nine years, and the o her girls, aged..respectively seven and eleven years. These children, with the fa ther and mother, comprised the little family, and it w as a happy ltousehold ; though poor, they were content, and the distauce tliat di vided them from the rest of the world bound them more closely together, like different spires in a sheaf of wheat, with separate indi vidualities, but with only one life. Eut an autumn wind blew, and thew beat sheaf was thrown to the ground and rent asunder.. Before the younger Garfield was two years old. the strong, broad -breasted man who bound these lives together was bo i e oUt of the low doorway and laiil in a corner of i)>e little wheat Held forever. Nothing now remained to bind up these broken lives but theweaU, puny arras of ti e niotlier ; hot she threw them about the little household, and set !>t-V face bravely to meet Mie wintry storms ilia! were coining; and it was a cold, hard winter, and they were »lone in the wilder ness. and ry ot ibis struggling family in storms j •dships of frontier life is put a varia- j lion nf many another, but is instructive and ; often pathetic, liis biographer thus gives us j a gijmpse of it . ; " ih,oma«,tbe oljier boy, who now was , j hired a horse, anti plowed and so» cd tl.e , smad piat of cleared laud, ir.d the mot' split t.,c rails and fenced in the little I I 1 vr ! Otise- j 1 ,i. The maul was s'> heavy that she could on v just lift it to her shoulder, and with | about every blow site herself came down to ! the ground; but she struggled on with the ( work. and soon the lot was fenced, and tin - . little farm in tolerable order. -But the corn was running low in the bin, sud it was a loug time till harvest. So tiie mol'ue: measured out tbe corn, reckoned how much her children would ea,t, ami went to bed without l^ei supper. For; weeas »lie did this. But the children were young and growing; their little mouths were larger than Site had measured, ami after a while she omitted IP ear her dinner also One meal a day, and she a weak and fragile woman'. Is it to be wondered at that site is loved and re vered by her children" "But vpe littl* harvest cams at last, and then want waa driveu away, and It never again looked tu with gaunt jaws upon the lonely widow- Neighbors, too, soon gath ered round the little log cabin in the wilder ness. The nearest was a mile away: buta mile in a new country is not near so tar as a mile in an old or.e, and they came often to visit tbe lonely household. They had sew ing to do. and the widow »lid it; ploughing to Bo. and Thomas did that; and after a time one of them hired the bov to work ou liis farm, paying hint $12 a month for fourteen hours daily labor. Thomas wotked awav like a man, and—while 1 do not state it as a historical fact—l verily believe no man felt himself an much of a man as lie did when lie came home, and counted out into his moth-I er's lap his first fortnight's wages—all in sil- j ver half dollars. - Now mother.' lie aaM. the shoemaker i and m she James Some new shoes.' j can < .lame was our future President; and though tin: earth had made four revolutions since he first set foot upon it. lie had lever yet known the warm embrace Of shoe leather. A school had been started iu a neighbor hood district, and Thomas wanted the other children to attend it : so lie worked away w ith a wiH tb earn money enough to keep the family through th- winter The shoe-j , .. maker r. me at last ami made the sh »es. board n. g out a paj-t ot his pay, ant' Me ne.taliei, the older giti, t»»x James ' ' po: ' her hack, and they all tru.ked nti' t,. school togetuer—all but lliytUH». He sta a ■ nonte totinish liw bain, thresh lIjh shell 'nn corn ami help liis mother force a scanty liv ing for them all from the little farm ot thirty acres. And here my pen pauses with a half .... . regret that it is not tiie life of this boy Thom as, ».liar I am writing. I doubt if so much manliness. nnse!fr»hne«s and »ingfo-hearted ilevotlon wer» ever shown by a lad ol thir teen." " The career of thé' dead President as a farm Land, a canal boatman and primitive sjnooi teacher is n ote or less familiar to all reader». Hiss riflee antf tbe seif denial of Ids mother to give him an education are among the most admirable foalu.es ot a family history »vlpcb reflects honor »hie upon parent and sou. ft, 1854* he w*. .elected Id Um »late nrurt». He was men regaided a* the foi iem<>»t orator «arew ai He entered The army upon the first call for volunteers and from the rank of coUtite i, conferred upon liim by the governor ofmaalaie, he arise to that of.major-general of volunteers. Ln ISôiî be was elected to colf^resa frbm the old dlstiict of Joshua K. Editings, and ireMgning his military rank look his a»at in Dcewnber ot tliat year. His brilliant career u a member of op a part of the political history of the of h bn term expired on the 4lb of last March, newer took his seat in the Senate, li l '~" .mmmatfld hv the Republican nations] never took his seat in the Senate, hAa^iig national Historical, h clouvcu „ of November, 1880 m The Prob« »« by jgffflM«* Amethysts were fo^nt^m Kerry, Ireland in 1 „ u , , m Cherries were first planted In Britain 100 years li. C. The Spaniards discovered eoclnneal in Mexico in lf»l& - * Thé royal oh,evvkturjf ab fertanwich was built in l«7b. c,invention at Chicago fbr "the presidency and elected by the people on the second IctJ St. Petersburg -was-foiMKled by Peler tbe Great in «(».irmqsb It- ,»«mH ,ii *:i,.-:'s- ! Adrian of [tome lusd l.OOff beaata slaught ered-on his birthday. I *• sdt fo The use of tho natoe Puritan bagan, ac cording Ur Fuller, 1664. ti - " *»i The steam hammer waa patented by Jaa Watts April 28, IÎ84. . 1 • ' • Tbe invention of keys is ascribed to Theo dore of Satuos, 730 B. (?.' The art of calico printing was flint at tempted in England in 1783. The idea of a stamper!postal cover te as old as the time of Louis XIV. ' Tiie exeavatlons-ofthe ancient city of Her culaneum were begun in 1711.J The canary bird was introduced into Eu ro;» in the Sixteenth century. The Emperor Jiitltnius, not being able to write his name, invented the pencil. During the siege of Sebastapol by the Eng lish 258,042 rounds of shot were thrown into the city. '• * The question of the Hanoverian succession to the throne of England was carried by a single vote. The pliilebeg; or short kilt, worn in the Highlands, was introduced by Kawlingston, an iron smelter, in 1728. flic invention of harness is ascribed to King hr' Athens, who lived 300 or ! 4(W vei(re re Vluist. coffins <}( iaji' among the Anglo-Saxon» as early a.-' 0S)ci, and were not quite obsolete >-f re the re »pi of Ueury VIII. T.bo earliest eompauy for insuring against fire », ns instil tiled tu London iu 1898. and was cal ,td the "Hand in Hand Fire Gfficr." John of Finland, on bis return from Nwe den, treouslit the first coach into that eonutry toward tiie end of the sixteenth century, Tarring and feathering is an Entopeau lti lr was trtie of Hichsrtl Coeur de i ,. . a, • - .jcara c , < . Lion's ordinances for seamen in punishment for theft. ' Canal locks were known in Upper Egypt from i he most ancient time known to history. They were Introduced into England iront Flanders in 1652. Beer was tiie common drink of the Ger mans in the time o( Tacitus, wbc wrote 1ns treatise "on the manners of the Germans" about the end ol the first century. The ambulance is comparatively a modern invention, due mainly to the French. We find no trace of regularly.organized military hospitals until the time of Henry IV. The American Swell in London. There is a good deal wf this Amer can swell. One of Ids p-euliarities is that as; soon as he gets here he begins toent every- i tiling American. He agrees With the average j Bi Bisher tliat Americans are doubtful cattl», ! and he drops hi* acquaintance will) litem in j order to «quare himself with the portars, 'bos ; drivers and hotel waiters with whom lie i comes in contact. One of his fancies—his ! pet fancy—Is that nblrhdy would suspect him ! of being an American' He hugs tins dear de lusion to his bosom till some day when, bav- j ing repelled with wha' lie c->nceivea to be lineal hauteur, the' proffer of a r-d-shirted boot-black, "Give 'em a riggiler Yankee Doodle shine, sir?" The very first shop he j .imps into, lie is asked by the suave clerk, »Wot. kind o' weather 'ave you bin a 'avin on the other side, sir?" Less than a week of tins sort of thing does for the American swell. He begins to bate tiie British. He makes no impression in a so chi! way, save on tiie ladies of the Strand ami of Havmarket. He concludes that the po liticai and social system of Great Britain is a sham, and he Tjies himself away to Paris. There are still o'hers who term a part of sham, and he hies liimself away to Paris. , , . . , There are still others who lunn a part <lf this American inundation, who are neither awa |) s nor asses, hut unmistakable Americans who ^ n(jt shamed ot their country , and countrymen itère are not ashamed of jj UJlu They stay here for a time, they find among the English whom they have encoun tered, hut have learned to like belter the country to .vlilch they belong .—London letter to Chictigu Times, I,them. They stay here for a time, they find '"' ich,n a "'> m " re "'*'«y note down as something to be avoided. when they leave they have made no enemies Ast ronomy is a beaulilul science. We me j t 0 i<1 ibat rf a railway was run from the earth | t, 0 the neatest ffxeo SH»r, ami tiie fare, was one t pmnF fm* every one hundred firilcs, audit' von 'isik'ii mass of gold to the linket office eqnaHo »ln» natioknl debt-$3,800[0fl0.000 j [: would not be suflicieiit to pay for a ticket ; to the nearest fixed alar aforesaid, if this be , , llP ,. asP it matters very little to us whether I *"<'>' " *»»»«*< is •*«'' const' ucted. it would j lie mighty discouraging logo to the ticket of • tti» o with a mass ef gold equal to $d 800.0UO, ( ^ aud h e informed that the fare was *5,87«, . ^ , r .. - ini - _ 1 *TT ' *'*"* * ' ; OS-,000. It ' ->« .i':kcl agent wouldn t tiusl until we got up we'd be compelled to forego j (fc,. ( r jn._ yorristown Herald. T" BIDS DASHES nt thing tbat some v rlien tliey get to h ) a broom and dusl jft&use. hui civ A'French engineer, after a ag ^ haa of exptri a loaf of oread baktSP^R rVllniM «»« »I »««» anmum/ma ef tunneling Mont Blanc is entirely practi j j n rji t ^ vmj vq -, Latest political news: Solomon's temple Vassar tlaltoga girl, now annannnss that llTbparjsnl political news: Solomon's temple at Jerusalem cost over $77,000,000,000 to complete. There were-evidently government contractors in those dar*. ' ••Courtin'» ai good «*eal like prayin', every body (fright,to' dit it, but" ndhody likes to be caught at it. ■ l-'o.l j.miIinujc* h.ia-.lt: A siioéinakor stales that tl ere is no money iu blinding iliobtr-foi 1 Su Louie people. Queer' We thought that tile man who built aalwie t for a St. Louisian generally had a big thing of it . ' 1 An' "Indian iiial'.' was recently plowed, up In Woodbury, and they don't know whether 'it's a god, or % devil., If , it has a handle op and holds about two gallons it's a Woodbury gbd. H is said that Sitting Bull, has become sad and ; despondent ; . so much so. that a vague hope prevails that lie may commit suicide. This ip about the only sanguinary act lie has uotfeommitted iu his illustrious erreer. , ,*j A Norwich couple, who had a pet cat, which had grown helpless from age and ex tremely fitly, put it out of its misery by the agency ot chloroform. They buried it in the garden and planted a rosebush over its re mains. The next morning it appeared at the door to bé let in, and had the rosebush under its arm. It is said that American women are the laziest women Tn the world. Let s see. An average American women appears in about five difieren coshnnes a day, makes calls in the morning, drives out in the afternoou, dances every evening, and passes the rest of the time in designing costumes and devising means to get them. If you call that laziness try it yoiifsell. A female boarder at one of the Long Branch hotels, who had male herself very 1 disagreeable hv her ill-natured remarks about souie of the lady guests, met her match in a Boston Woman, who. in toe presence of large company. Isddly said: "Excuse me, madam : i« that iiaif all yeitr jwu'."' "Whose ] do you suppose it fs?" was tiie answer, "l'ar- ] don me." ceirrmed the other, glancing at Ine j bff.mder's husbatwl. a lirtle. bald-headed man. t "I thought it ntigtii be Mr.'C's." 1 Is Friday an Unlucky Day Friday, long regarded as a day of il'-oioen, ha> been an eventful one m American history. Friday. Uhristopbar Columbus sailed on his rl " * voyage of discovery. Friday, ten weeks afterward tie discovered America. Friday, Henry YU. of England, gave Cab ot his commission, which led to tbe discovery of North America. Friday, St. Augustine, tiie oldest town in the United Stales, was founded. Friday, the Mayflower, with the Pilgrim Fathers arrived on the Atlantic shores. Friday, the Pilgrim Fathers signed that au gust compact, tliat forerunner of tiie present constitution. Friday, George Washington was born. Friday, hunker Hill was seized and forti fied. Friday, the surrender of Cornwallis, at Yorktown occurred ; and on Friday, tbe motion was made tliat tiie Unit ed Stales wer», and of right ought to he, free and independent. A boon for scl oo 1 hoys—A Scotch paper advertises hoys'jackets as defying anything to beat them. I I ! t Dr. Bliss's Repc rt. Ntw Yohk. Oct. 5.—The Medical llecord ! next Saturday will contain the report, of l)r ! Bliss of the case of President Garfield also j an illustrated account of the autopsy. Bliss] concludes his report by saying it is but just j to myself to state tliat my prognostic of the; case ua« based on a lesion of minor imp>rt- ] ance. Had one diagnosis been corteel, mod- ! ern surgery should have conducted the case j to a successful termination. I believe the j medical profession whom I address will bear me out that the prognostics were correct if' the diagnosis bad also Imen correct. 1 was not always able during the progress of the case to account for many of the more complicated symptoms and yet 1 could not succeed in learning of any more extensive or the patient to the assassin, the char;» », <» the missile and condition of tbe lesion and symptoms which followed would have di reded investigation toward Die actual track and lodgment of the ball. • Ff>||T kossT^«^«, Oct". 8.-A gale Tuesday night and Wednesday morning haudled severely the Mualler era't on the j I I ! j ; omplicating lesions than were first suspected. [ Hecalls upoi'the professions todeclsre whetli r the knowledge of the relative_Po»W<m of | tp*rs' am! ei so*' Î Ve^di-iv^T â«lioîle I j s.V-liooner l«»sr »«wen nv«»'; «»lotljer two. Tl c I ] j to saving crews rescued many seamen. Wakhington, Oct. ô __This bas been a qniet day at tiie »temporary executive mail siou on Capitol Hill. General Sherman and Uenjamm F. Butler dined with the Presldenl, and after dinner th » President and General Sherman tonka drive; Secretary Kirkwood also called on the President to-day. Washington', Oct. f>.—District Attorney j (j,,,kb,li is e*i>ecled to have the indictment against Guileati ready for final presentation . to-uici row. Geo. M. Scoville is Gniteau s ["L^ad.nttfod to' Hie 1 bar oTthe i Supreme court of the District. OHWE(j0> N , Y>t Oot , fl,_ A 6re bW)ka ollt t)lis „ruing in the business part of tiie vii , läge of Pulaski and several buildings on l.of\i j Boston, Oct. 3.—YTolfsboro reports Hie j day afternoon I aides of Main street burn* d. A steamer lia.V been sent there from this city. 3.— Wolfsbor tbennoiuetor has fallen 52 deçs. n the same ^ afte r nn*,n. Itmarked 28 this morning. j snow squalls are frequent lo-da.v. Fruit is 1 frozen on the trees and blown off. TI VE LIN tors de» jou kit effo a big los« thoroughly posted on tbs jargon of the street, and publish definitions of words and phrases cuueut among vite , aptfiUlltaW-gLÆiH and Broad streets, the Chicago Add St. Louis Chambers jof Commerce, etc- The idea 1» 1 wdrta^ et àdoptidu . here, and,, as an Tailla» siep, the Chronicle submits the following carefully-compiled lixicon oi the Comstock Bear market—So called because operators nave to "grin and hear it." To sell short—To promise to deliver what you haven't got. Olten adopted outside of stocks, w ith a paralyzing effect on credulous creditors. To cover one's shorts—Generally to buy at A call—This, flora your broker, gonelally means "more amd." More mud—A peremptory demand that the unhappy purchaser shall wallow mere deeply in the financial slough of despond. Curbstone brokets—Men who rule the market in their minds ; and always have millions—to get. Corners—Exprt ssive ot the tight pinch given short sellets on an oversold market. Highest quotations—What buyers pay for stock. Lowest quotations—What sellers get for shares. Carrying stock—Packing it from one looker to make good your overdraft, with another. Flyer—A clever little operation on the side which generally bursts the main game. Limited order—Five shares at one fell swoop—largely In vogue on the Comstock. Put—The privilege of going through and "btaying put." Margins—What operatoi* say they will never buy on and always tlo. Milking the street—A dairy opt ration not attempted on C street—only appropriate for experienced pullers at the stock teat.— i'ir yinia Chronicle. Longfellow's First When our great poet was nine years old, Ins master wanted him to write a •'composi tion." Little Henry, like all children shrank from the undertaking. His master said : ••You can write w ords, can you not ?" •• Yes," "Then you can put words together?" •'Yes, sir." "Then," said ills master, "you may lake your slate and go out behind the sclioollitmse and there you can find something to write about, and then you can tell what it is. wl.at it is for, and what is to be done with it. arid tliat will be a composition." Henry took ids slate and went ou . He went behind Mr. Finney's bam which was near by, and seeing a fine turnip growing up, he thought he knew what that was. what it was for. and what would be done with it. A half hour had been allowed to Henry for liis first undertaking in writing compos', t ions. G, half an hour he earned in liis work, all accomplished, anil the master is said to have been all cted almost to tears when he saw what little Henry had done in that short time. No wonder; this is what he wrote: Mr. Finney had a turnip. And it grew, and it grew ; And It grew behind the liar». And me turnip did no harm. And it grew, and It grew Till It could grow no taller ; Then Mr. Finney took it up And put it in the cellar. There it l*v. there it lay, Tilt It began to rot ; When Ids daughter Susie And put It In tne pot. Then «he bolted, and boiled it. As long as she was able; Tlien his daughter Lizzie took it. And site put It on the table. Mr. Finney and hia wife. Both set down to aup : Amt they ate and they ate, Until they ate the turnip up. — Souther» Cln Ancient Masonry. Dr. Le l'lougeoii, a distinguished archarol ogis', writes the loll wing interesting letter front Merida, \ ucatan : " 1 have disco»ered ti e ruins of an ancient, j Mosonie temple, w here the priests and ma ; gicia. s used to gather in older to cerebrate [ tltreir mysteries. The ' as»nic lodge oi those belonging to the first degree flouts toward | the north; that of Masons belonging to the second and third degrees points to ilie south. I have found a few of the mystical dice, a stone on which i« carved an apron with a hand on it, and a cabalistic stone (tiie stone is of such a description that your correspond ent is of the opinion lha> lie found a similar stone in tile temple of Heliopolib). 1 nave I in clay, and shall try toestah I lisli » he relation between these discovered ! Masonic attributes and those found at Mnu ] pi"" »"'• Tliehes. 1 think l may not be mis ] taken il I su-qs cl a relation as well » itli those , a ttributos discovered by Gorringe on Hie pe ' ", ! es,al of 'lie. Cleopatra obelisk at present in ] Central Park, New York." 1 lattice sends in a poem heainuin^ : " My bruin in polverneed with win ; My heart is steeped in sorrow: And death's dark beam n ay o'er me flow Before this time to-morrow*. Tbe waves of a^ony and pain Are round me fiercely beating, Because mv John took Mary June lVndenulshoiue from meeting." i crop of this section is re|«>rt,ed badly inj by the first frost iast night. itiiisTiH.. N. li., Oct. 8. —T(ie shock of an earthquake was felt here a little after mid night. It passed from west to east and made a uoise like the rumbling ot a heavy train of cars, and al! 0 »k buildings prieeptlbly, UALWGii, X. ( Oct. 5 —The tobacco toed eed Inte U iiio wjfl $avc the cordial support of Conk ng's-opponents, arid aft ork, Oct. 3,-^BO THlnm'htê ln Thnrlow Wood. He Ws the!» will be two plank* in the platform. One will express warmly regret tor the death of the eresidsi^m^wbess ffistlaii^ aod.-pairLolkni, the party trad confidence,and-the other "wïïl| transfer tiiat confidence to P tesident Arthur, after a long and violent fight the factions will be friends again; but Mr. Weed does not presuppose a change of heart. Our minds have been anxious and troubled so long that we are prepared to make a sacrifice of feeling and prejudices. I think both fictions of the party ate now prepafed to do what, is e sential to tiie common wel fare. General Garfield's extraordinary suf ferings ate working even now beneficiallv Whi'e wo are all prepared to he bolter Re publicans and citizens. President Arthur is better prepared for the responsibilities that 1 have come on him. He lias told me, "1 think this is ajazorable moment, for reform ing abuses and correcting error«, and with the important changes which will follow In his management, of stale politics, 1 trust there will be reformation. The faction that, has o posed the so called machine party will be secure from tiie disturbing element In this city. The party wliirli has controlled Ml nominations in this city must now make concessions to independent republicans, "How does President Arthur stand toward the convention?" "I know no man lias been more anxlona and so far as was proper he has so expressed his views for the harmonious action of this convention. He hopes no person's ambition will bp permitted to disturb Its ^ie Iherations. The President did not come home for any po litical purpose whatever, nor has be interfer ed or attempted to interfere with the action of the convention further than tn advise both factions to harmonize. Sp.-aking of the unwarrented rumor that ohtxined clrc-.lation a'd publication Weed says Senator Jones' ckll upon Conkling was not a political visit hut a business o»e. Conkling being counsel for the ccmptuiy Itt which .Tones is iargelv in teres'ed and instead of Jones having visit- d I he President yesterday and the day liefere ns reported General Arthur saw him for the first time since, liis return from Cleveland to day. The President is here attending vpry important, private business in connection witli closing up his law practice and prepar ing and arranging for the care of his house hold. and not half of the politicians reported as seeing him have done so. Either they have not called or they have not been admitted.' ••I)o you know Mr. Weed that Arthur has influence to prmno»e hartnonv in the conven tinn?" ■'Ido. He has exerted a strong influence and it lias had its elicet." ---------------------- ---- Dismayed. Washington, Oct. — The dismay of' the parties implicated was unconcealed tn d,-;y when Cook opened the prosecution in the Star ton e eases hv information in teed of waiting to obtain indictment. The fact that one day firme ot non action on lire part of the prosecution would have been !»t»l to this particular set of cases was not nnkuowu to the accused, and it is mote than suspec cd it. furnished a clue tn the motive which Id to Ibe adjournment of the grand jury from Sep rem lier 12tli to October 3d. No sufficient reason waa given for this action of t e Dis tricl. Attorney, and the court's purpose to do so was not suspected by McVeagl. and bis '.ndlgnation has never ceased. Many are now convinced that the adjourn" ent tiled is too closely in wiili the interests of every inffuen tial combination Chicago, Oct. 7.—Battle Greek. Ills., pos- ] sesses a case which attracts much attention in ! the medical world. Mrs. Nellie Graham, a year atio, had a tootli extracted '1 he opera j tion was so painful that it caused a nervous. shock and paralysis of the stomach which has continued ever since. For a year no food i has passed her lips. Site lias been kept alive , by injections ami nutritious baths. Het weight is reduced trom 180 to 70 pounds. ] She si era two or three hours nightly and upon awakening is seized with itching which ! continues tl.ro.lgli the day. She has lost lier i reason and voice ami death is daily anticipa ted. The case has been t're.,uently described I and letters received hv her physicians from ] .n„.s.„f,i..ri„i,./v,,». ' , i I'resid' nt ] all parts of the United States. Wasaington, Oct. 3.—The wishes to avoid a dead-lock. Senators of both parties here since the announcement that there will be two Democratic Senators paired, Slater and Fair, its seen the Republicans can, it they se fit, prevent the election of a Dem ocratic presiding officer by breaking a quorum The rules of the Seriate provide that a quorum shall consist of a major! t of all Senatois ap pointed and »worn. As there are three un sworn .Senators a majority will be 37 in lull Senate. The Democrats have 38 without Malione and including David Davis. Willi out the two paired Senatois they have8(1, one short of a qtloru'rt. Washington, Oct. 4.—At 11 a. m. the Gland Jury having seen addi ional witness» s I concluded Guiteau's case. The vote was unanimously a true hill, but it did not. re- ; pyrl at once to the court. Some believe Guit- ] eau will be arraigned before the com t ad- 1 journs to-day. Almut one o'clock Foreman Churchman placed in the hands of Corkliill the presentment against Guiteau for the murder of Janies A. Garfield, by wounding him with a huiler, tired from a pistol in the hat'll* "f < bas. J. Guiteau, at the Baltimore Potomac Depot ou or about the 2ud of " u '. v ' Washington, Oct. 7—Captain Uowgale „ . ,. . , .. - , . was brought into the criminal court this morning obedience to a wrl tot habeas orpus. District Attorney Cork . il sta efl gover , ».,»;,t w,; , ,l,l be .«t.sl.ed w„h $10. ■»,', , t"» u . iu ,"ii"s, oi < etense ta.il ii would b« impossible tortneir ••lient t<* <»l»i mIh amount. The court siate.l ii woul.1 Initiier consider tl.e matter and fix the afternoon or to morrow morn San Fhancim-o, Oct. 7 - • D .1 A. (fils and t> e wife »! John Freese, both lately ol Brooklyn, were arrested here yesterday on cl la t g, s of adultery. The parlies arrived line Sept. 18th. They eloped together, the woman taking about $2.080 belonging to her husbaqd. Tie ariesi was at the instance of Ft, e-e. who f.diowed the parties here. ! N't-rtv York, ifot. .7. —Fletcher l ot liai per Bros., died tieday. Ex-tco». Mos-s was arraigned to dav. Fur I tl,er co'i piaint of great frauds was brought I against him by John D.Townsend. j Loniiox, Get. 7—A Be!in c,Tres|i,indent j «ays he has a communication from 8t. peters burg announcing that the headquarters nt the ' Nihilists Imve been discovered and sixly at I rests made. am, ut I ing. 1 1 at per, Montkkai.. Get. 0. The loss by tiie burn ing of 8t. Tlteresi College is $200,000: insu trance, $41,000. C'OPF.NIIAGKN-. Get. 4—Letters |MiUli«bed li* re state t tie Clops have failed in 8 weiten ami lie is i inpending. p Star Route Conspira tors Defl*, Wahhikotor, Oct, 3.—The parti ( issjàin the Star Route conspiracy inull to be confident and defiant, dy am* the Information presented !, Court yesterday is the same doom Bit read to Garfield in March that it was pronounced by hii entirely too frivolous to proceed He says also Garfield positively proceeding by information ment was Sraîd 1 " its case thought of till after the adjourn of the grand iury of September Thjs wàa a touil surprise to (she Art General, end none of the Govern counsel hesitate to inipule g di*i shield the Star Route ring to ('„ Corkliill, District Alttorney. The it was curly found necessary to the detail« of the Government ca B , him. So far front being afraid Grand Jury, the prosecution is with six hills of tiie indictment will be.presented at the latest ItyOt 10, Among these is a bill spp framed to cover Dorsey's proceed ty 7 „ Attorney-General McVeagh say though there was well grounded dons in regard to Corkhlll'a fltn« the place previous to the shootii Garfield, had that event been del one week, a . new Distriet-Atti would have been appointed. As as Gitteau's trial is concluded a cl will he made. Orirkhill is one of H appointees, and owes bis place to solicitation of Justice Miller United States Supreme Court, daughter he married. Blaine's Letter of Acceptant« Phii.adki.i'HIa, Oct. 5.--Tlte Pta morrow will publish the letter sf 8wj Blaine accepting t'e tender of the atit partment made biat by the late Pm Garfield. The following is the copy: Washington, Dec. 18, it My Dear Garfield : Your generous invitation to enter ctbinet as secretary of state lias been consideration for more than three Though rt had really never cconried mind until at our late conference, y« settled it with auch urgent argument! favor, anil with such warmth <>f pn friendship In aid of your kind offer,I that an early answer is desirable, andi waited only long enough to consiil »object in all its bearings and to inakei mind definitely and conclusively. 1 no [ to you in the same cordial spirit in i you have Invited me, that 1 accept tit | tiou. It is no affectation for me to adi I make this decision not for the honuri roinntion it gives me in service, but because 1 think 1 "' useful to file country | Li von as the responsible leader oft and the head ol a great government, i , (flttenc: , (]I somewhat, perhaps, by the ' t H ' l ' t ,s * have received urging me t# ! *® «• ** on sequence el Hionzed newspaper reports t liat you laz , pleased to offer me the place. W hilel f l ,t !c f iTed 1 »'•'* »! section" 1 1 «'"*» 1 llave bee " "»periaHy pleH ] *' v< f!i surprised at the cordial amt nidi ! l«'» 1 «* freMng in iny favor throughout , England where . had expected to em local jealousy and perhaps rival »»pint 11 mi! * relations I shall give ! ? ,n ***** * CÄI1 ,0 *** I J 'yi'rily to your service. 7 ou need tit ' u, In heart anti in act 1 y he tahis to mysel did 1 not prove true . , , . . _ m ' 1 from egeti.m or vatu glory, bn n » f ;™" 1 •" i ,orc ** which have >e >r '7 br ,18t ft'' 1 ftbich H «'«"^antly shown in two>rmatW veillions. I accept It as one of the hi circumstances connected wirii this etlif j n allying my political fortunes w ith ) to the great trust you confide vour own personal and political foil tint the present and in tiie future, your nit trat ion must be made eminently su» and »Hong in the confidence and pridei people, not at all directing its etiergia re election, and campelling that result hy the logic of events and by the itu; necessities of the situation. To tint desirable consummation I feel tliat yourself l can passibiy contribute a: influence as any" otln r man. 1 nt rather for the time merging me in you heart goes with my head and that 1 you cot only political support lint and devoted friendship. I can bnt as some what remarkable that two men same a e entering congress at the influenced by the same aims and ehe llie same ambitions should never moment iu eighteen years close intimai had a misunderstanding or coolness si on r friendship has steadily grown «■ strength. It is this fact which lias led; tiie conclusion embodied in tins let however much, my dear Garfiefo, 1 uiij vise you as a statesman 1 would your cabinet if l did not believe in y man and love you as friend, always, fa iy, forever.) (Signed J c.viks G/Lila x Proceedings Star Washington. Oct. 5.—Owln; mor that the counsel for tl.e delene*' the star toute eases would thitu a lu „,joii to quash inf,.......... filed U(-n Brady and others, there "umber of lawersand ol bets present CnniiualiCourt room. The court bavin CIljlel j l0 order, Brady, French, Tur u elller . d ', accompanied by t-eir sel> u ,, l el , u . Jn j elel i illh ' ^ K|iod;Tl , l|ell " , , « re sented by Corkliill and Win. A C , f , . '^Timnroceehincs «<*remieLed hv wll ' 0 ' J ü he had nn.od a paper reg n foriUrtllol , llM lliul reccin' y been tile. Blauy and oilieis. and wished a qiia-.li that pap, r. He asked leav ■ motion aiul desired a day he allowed I gnment. Cook objected to the motion at pr*«" j when tlm information had been Hied | been accompanied with an order ot * 1 ' lor llie appearance of li e parties, i did appear and give security to an»" ; had HO legal Stic diltg. 'i orten lepfieu too parti, a w in court aud ready aud that the proceed. j Judge Cox inquired whether the i had auy *, ggestious to offer as to hail Cook said according to inforniati, amount of wtiicli tbe government , traudod was $Hô,000. Accordii g congress bail in cases of conspira,' fiaud t|ie goverpa**»! was fixed a He would suggest, however, tbat in VPI'p, ssihle c, st:, hall sli .uld not than * 10 , 000 . Wilson suggested in fixing tlm »in' bail rite court ought to examine tit ! ed informât. on in older to fix tlic am i bail. \