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JOHW. OBBRLY. Editor.
f.ITTLB ItOCK, Fib. J. 1S7II.
the unenviable rrplitMlon gained by
tU$ cUy when It wan a frontier settle
ment, Mid n htve,n of real for all the des
pmdoc who ran a Eiicccssfttt rr.ic from
Justta la the older States, still cling to
It In tlie minds of ninny jeojJi ulio b.ne
nuTr been lierc or taken the tioiibleto
Hod out their error; II tiny Mere ruled
to draw picture ol how Hie nverngo Lit
tle Rocker looks, they would describe n
six-foot ilet(rndn, bearded and dirty,
with two or throe revolver! in Ills licit
and the traditional .ir-tansa?. tooth-pick
In hi hind, ready to carve any one who
disagrees with him, imd who swnjfKH's
and talks: had Krntntner. Xolliliijf could
tJe Inrther irom tho truth; InMvml ol a
frontier town it In now .1
wr.1.1. riun.i rin,
containing twenty thousand luhabllanU ;
It l lighted hy ga, with one strict laid
for 1 mile and 11 half with Nicholson
pavement and the others with niaendain,
with au excellent system of sewerage, so
that mud U n thing scarcely over seen on
the streets. It Is situated on n hljjh bhul,
mu commands nil extensive and beautl
f ill view of tho Arkansas river, which Is
natlgahle nearly tho year round. Ir i
called hy the, residents the
"1.11V 01 nosi;,"
and well doe It deserve the name ; id
most every lady has her conservatory
tilled with rare exotics as well as the
finest specimens of our native Horn ; they
take great pride in them, and In May,
and Indeed, during the whole mutucr,
the yard with which nil tint liner icst
deuces arc surrounded, present n masjuill
ce.nt appeal uuee, tilled as they mo with
large varieties of oacliis and other semi
tropical plants. A movement Is on foot
to have an nunual
und 1 know of no place wlirie It could ho
done .10 successfully. 'J'Jie city en
deavors to maintain its old reputation as
a last town, In that everybody rides In
hacks, of which there arc about 11 dozen
on tho stand nil tliu time. It you think
of escorting n lady friend to tho theater
or u patty you want to drive up to her
house In your carriage or ten to one vim
win iiuvu your wain lor nothing; no
difference how short tho distance, It must
lie done in a carriage. You pick up tho
Oaielte tne morning after 11 party, and
glancing nt the society now, wlilcli al
ways occupies n prominent place in its
columns; you are surprised nt the num
ber of military men who were present
and ask how many regiments are quar
tered In town; you arc answered two
companies, and then you ilml out that
most of them are title? conferred on their
wearer during the Brooks-Baxter tla-on
when the coutendiug governor
oiiou.mj our COMMISSION-!-hy
tho bushel as it were. Every gentle
inmi sports a military title according to
his social standing. If there should bu
auothcr war I will guarantee to officer
from this town alono all the troops raided
and do It too without creating any new
titles. This Is the State Capitol and Is to
the State what Paris is to France ; or as
a Parisian would put It, "l.lttlu Rock it
Arkansas." Jlcre all the strings are
pulled that work the political puppets
and the intelligent voters in the outlvhig
provinces only meet on election days und
ratlly the nets of the schemers at the
Capital unconsciously, It may be, and in
the full belief that they aie exercising the
noblest prerogative, etc." Tho legls-Jatu-o
has adjourned, while the .senate Is
composed of as dignilled and intelligent
luui as auy State could show. Tho lnu-u
u made up ot a motley.
won or MO'j-i.ii.n-K-Hint
1 defy auy State to match, iluny ol
the members still cling to tho shawls
which went out of stylo with you some
twenty years ago, and in that way wo
could ucarly nlways lecognlze the provin
cial statesmen. Tho shawls served us n
distinguishing badge, u sort of toga, like
Hint worn by tho senators of Rome.
They nlso resemble tho old Romans in
the s.icrlllccs they made for their coun
try's cause. Many ot them camped lu
the halls ot the State House during the
entire session, subsisting on crackers and
iMCon, which they cooked over tho coals
lu the Are place. Thoio was aNon sprink
inn roLoitcn i:i.i;mi:m
in the House, cue of wham usplrrd to the
speakership; ho was, perhaps, the best
miaHllcd for the position, being a giadu-
nto ol Obcrlin (Ohio) college, and well
tip In parliamentary law, but bis color
was against him. During the session, I
was one day lu the gallery nml saw one
ot the colored representatives busily en
gaged with pen and paper, and looking
down upon the sheet from my perch, I
mw, not as I expected some profound
resolution or solemn protest against an
Invasion of tho right ot the people but
a capital n around which lie w as making
-mall dots; R was a highly ornamental
plceo ot work, and would have done
credit to a live year old boy. There U
the biggest Mini 0( an opening Iterc for
all kinds of
WOOfi WOllhlSG JUCIII.NEltV,
the larger portion ot the wain Wing cov
ered with forests of oak, bols d'ure, ntn
and walnut, and yet every thing they uc
In Hie way of wood, from an ax handle
to a wagon, comes from the North.
Situated as it Is, near tho center of tlm
State, with rail and river communication
to all the older Southern States, as well
as Texas, and within eighty miles, by
rail and river, ol an Inexhaustible sup
ply of coal, (which U almost equal to the
best of Pittsburg, so declared bv St. Louis
parties who um it for Himhlng purposes)
there Is no reason why 11 largo biwluess
could not be built tip.
all kind1 f mrn
Including tigs, peaches nud tlw tlncst
fraP,i 5vcr ftn't E10W here almost 1
pontaMOiHly, ami ai this Is only rn
teen hours from. si. l.oul, the opening for
tho horticulturist l lminene. There
have been inoru Improvement inado lu
the last two years, slnco tho completion
01 the Cairo and l'tilton railroad, than
there were In twenty years prior to tint
event. The people seem to have walked
up Irom their ;loug sleep, and tho Stats
will nnwrapldly r 01110 to tho Iront rnnk of
Southern States, where It rightfully be
longs. Tho cllm.ilo H iungniilernt, Just
cold enough in wlulcr to be braclugj dur
ing Hie wlntei of M and 75, noted all
over the North for Its sanity, they had
Ice iiilllelently firm to bear up :i man
wclgbf but fin- two days jibe day- In
suiiimer aiv long and hot. but the 11IH1N
arc pli n-antly ei(d,aiid you alwayx sleep
under a blanker. This U attilbuted to
Ihu gulf hrec7e whl:di UMially begins
flowing at about 0 o'clock In the evening.
7'ie lliil'iih (iuvltrl)i lliiiiw fur .liintl-
ary, rciitihllshrd bv the Leonard Scott
Publishing Co., 11 ll tiflay Stred. New
York, cnntaliH a lollows :
I. llerbett Spenei r's Socloloy.
-'. Among the Prophets.
:i. The Hindu Woman, leal and Ideal.
-I. Sen la.
!. Tim Stock Ivxehaniri! mid 1'oivign
u. I)ltetabllbmcnt in New Kugland.
7. Polltienl (jiifstmii. lu Italy.
. Contcinpiuaty Lileratnie.
Tho tirst article cnnlalii" an aerniint of
the principal features of lleibcrt Spen-
cer"s Sociological dnel rine. as et fori Is
in hN ".social Static-.," follow . d by
critical rental ks on tin method emploved
and thogani-ral eliaincterlstlc.s exhibited
lu Its development and cxpodliou.
I lie object ot "Among the Prophet-"
13 to prove, that 'the system Himin.li
whlrh the Jewih prophet 4 worked win.
lu the main, the same :u that which the
modern dervishes employ." A descrip
tion nt the public worship of the dor-1
tiuc, which coiiM-i-i 01 neroii Mings,
mu!e and dances, It given, and rvernl
pagej are devoted to the pocm wlilcli
explain their mystlu doctrines.
''The Hindu woman, ical and Ideal."
show Hie high estimation In which wo-
iiian'wcrc held among the lllndusduilng
the edldle period, and how. as t lie wor
ship ot Brahma gained ground, they
were gradually deprived of their priv
liege nml plaeed lower in tho 'ocial
-cale. Somo interesting letters from
Hindu woman of tlio present time, de
scribing their home-life and occupations,
The -frequent mention of ".sVrU.i," in
tho pipers. h,n called forth an article giv
ing a history and dcsciiption of that
country and Its inhabitants, and explain
ing the awkward po-ltlon in which it is
placed at the pre'ent time.
1 lie next a.-tlcle is a description of tlio
manner in which business Is transacted
at tho Loudon Stock Kxehauge, nud of
tho mcau3 by which KngllOi capitalist
were Induced to make foreign loans to
"OlsestablMiiuent In Xew Jingland"rs
a history of tlie laws ieatlng to church
government In tho Colonics ot Plymouth
nud .Massachusetts. It Is to be concluded
lu the next number.
"Political Questions in Italy" J divided
Into eight sections, in which are dis
cussed the conditions of her existence.
her financial position, political parties,
tho relations between church and state,
relations to the pope, foreign policy, and
nlllancc witli Austro-Ilungary.
More than fifty pages ot notices of con
temporary literature bring to 11 conclu
sion the new year number of this review.
The periodicals repiinted by the Leon-
nrd Scott Publishing Co,, (H Barclay
street. N'. V.,) are as follows : The Lun-
dun fjuurtcrlp, IMinbnrtt, U'eslminhler,
and Jliittih Quarter!; 7frriciv,nnd HtneK
troo'f Mayutine. Price, 1 u year lor
one, or only fir. lor all, aud tlie po-itage
is prepared by the publisher-.
A DARING WIFE.
A Mmiutii Alli'iniils lo l!c .ilulli.nli-
d'lnm tl.v aaa rinin-l-cn t. Iiionk-lu, Jnn J't.j
From a Co; del A'Mfro Miiufo wo
translate the lollowlng lutea-xtliig ac
count of tlie great sensation produced In
Paraguay by uie arrival of tho notoiious
Lllza Lyocli, llr-t iiiMrc.-aiid alterward
wile ol the tyrant Lopez, who for so
many years ruled In the republic with Hid
fa-hot a despot. Tins account say that
upon the arrival of the tyrant's wlfu the
news spent! abroad like wlld-llrc, and
knots ol people gatlturcd together aud
conversed e.cltedly. Having gone aslioro
at Aseeu-lou, accoinpanled by her ou,
she detiantly p:iL'd through the city,
although at every step she perceiied ho
tile movement against her. SI10 was
perfectly calm; -niiled at old IVieniN,
called other by name, and to tlio poor
shogavo present of money. Thus she
adroitly calmed tho lonn that com
ineuced to threaten her, and below tho
lvuctlon set lu she arrived at the residence
nt Dona Uldor.i Diaz, a rriend and eontl
ilantofMadaiuo Lynch, whoaccoinpauied
the latter to Kuroim iitlcr tho ,i,.-,n, 1
"tlio tyrant of Paraguay." She was not
long at peace here for tho storm ii'mtn
broke out. Kilty ladies, representing the
ipv minim-.- 01 i-aragiiav met and
paeu rcfOiuiion demanding the Im
mediate. iixrci.sios 01 Tin; ttiiam s witr rtioM
recounting Hie deeds and crimes of her
iiusoauii, aim 111 wiiicn tne wile wa reii
resented as the tlgrrWi plrit, pnshlii'j
on her husband In his iieciirMd work,
1 hoy addressed a letter to the President
pf the Republic, averting that (hero were
inneritancesot mood and shame attached
to Madame Lynch which made the heart
summer, mm mat tuey could not shut
their eyes as mothers, wives, daughters,
and sliters, to Hie cruelly and brutality
practiced by Lone, aud his wife on the
i'li i'"' mul,;'d3, 'ous and brothers who
lell beneath tho nn'ieiless power of tho
" tvn 'id tyrants. Nearly
half a mil lion of i'araguayanx. thev
h.lm ,-v,1"" 1,1 . '"" "nknowii
graves u the result ot this wheeli
ng tyranny, while Madame Lope
Ives to desceratutho oll with her pel
luted touch. In the iiamo ol tho victims
I unit SI.IIH, in um name 01 outraged pub
lie opinion, violated and outrage?! by her
ri'jeucc, tho president was asked lo ex
pel the red-handed traitress or else ar
rest ami try her ns a criminal accordln"
to tlio Jaw of ilay I, 1 (570. When the no
I Hon of tho fifty ladles -became known,
, tlnie were some demonstration! made In
favor of lytuli law, but the Hiilhoililos
determined to preserve tho peace by ex
pelling Mndani" Lynch. Her f.Uo was
mado know 11 to her, nud then she
ur.MA.'ii;i fiK.iriicriov as a iinnwii
from the eapt.ilu of tho L'nylKi uian-ol-war
lying In tlm harbor, on tho ground
that her life was lu danger ol a mob.
The coiunianilcr at tho tlmu was enoy
Ing his ilarcl at tin' Progress Ulnb w:hen
Hie demand was handed him. lie gal
lently replied that he would grant lier
prolcetion If on board his vessel, but that
1 lie cnild not interlere with the laws of
the Republic or tiux himself up lu Inter
nal alt'ilra. When tho reply went bar.).
Madame Lynch received it without moy
Ing n iniicle, mid simply n-skcil that her
revolver 'houliJ be placed on He- table.
When I) Ing bolor. hoc he enolv
remarked, "That Irletid will protect me.''
The hour of Hie expulsion was set for I
o'clock nt night, in It wtis believed that
the majority of tlie peoplo would be
sound asleep at thai lime, nml thus tin re
win no tear of '.Madame Lvneli lielng
mobbed on Hie way, At the' hour men
tioned the nndatue was tilrcadv to step
Into n coach in icadniess lor 'in r. ."he
had her revolver thinly in her hand, and
her feature weie ct and determined as
It to sell her life dearly. Dennis Hugh,
a youu'' Kngh-huun, offered Ids serrlees
a-a gallant, winch wvro received. S-elug
Madame Lymh with the weapon lu her
hand, he icqm tcd her to let I1I111 have It,
us In imoioI danger it would be more llt
ling lio-lmuhl'iiselt. Theitarlng woman
replied haughtily that -became loAsecn
clon without exhibiting arm-, belles lug
them not iKcosarv, but now that threats
were mado against her lire by Ii.t ciic
niles ho would show them bow woman
could diu lu dt fensc of her life, .so bo
refiifcd to give up the levolver. and en
teivd tlm carrlngo aci-onipanleil by her
'mi ami Mr. Hugh. Although niter mid
night. largo crowds had gathered at sev
eral points; they wero evaded bv the
driver, and so Madame Lynch c-caped.
never again to bo pcruiitti'l to place her
feet on tlie mi. I ol Ihe Ifeiiublie nii'r
pcirilty ol death. Under tho trviuir or
deal this tvtiaordinary womaii exhibited
Ibo iitinnKt coolness and had elileutly
dftci mined, in euicrgenciea. to brlnir
down her man before she bit the du t.
Abijah M. Everest, Last Col
lector for tlio Riiuj Un
folds Straiigo Tales.
Two Fivo Htintlretl Dollar Bills,
antl What Wont of Tlio:n.
One for Baocock, tlio Other
The proceedings in the Habenck trial
011 Thursday were of a very Interesting
character, and will bo read with interest
by Hie public. Wo can not undertake to
print all tho evidence, but reproduce so
uiiicli of It as got- to directly Implicate
(!eu. Babeock with having: pocketed
share ot the stealing of the ling. ,b!-
jah M. Kverut, being on the stand. teMl
tied as follows :
tut: .iiiuxi'N villi s.
Dyer: Do you iccollect Ihe visit of
Witness : Xo sir.
itue-: I liave heard of ill? being
Dyer: Did you have frequent talks
with Joyce about the vliits of revenue
Withes-,: Vcssir. He gave Inforuia
tiou ol the expected coining. Unco he
read a dispatch saying, 'Ot your hou-e
Dyer: Wheiuls ihe dispatch ?
Dyer : What (fid Joyce tell him to do?
Witness: To tell tho lit lllt-r- to get
thtir places in older. I notified the dif
ferent distillers. They stralgbtcd up so
that nothing wron could tic found. I
notllied I'lther the distiller or the olllccrs
at the di-tllletics as hioii a-, dovco uotl
Dyer: Did you notify thciu mother
times than this you have mentioned r
Witness: I don't lemeiHber any par
ticular time, but 1 notltled them several
times. I got the information from .lovce.
He would tell me parties were coming to
vl-lt us, and to get Hie distilleries in order
to recehu them.
Dyer: Did Joyce tell you what place
tho dl-patcli was Irom ?
.Storrs : I object it It is intended to Im
plicate 111 any way tho di lciid iuf.
The Court : 1 think it Is a conversa
tion between two coult-s-ed cou-ulratnr.
A I'KiriC.ll. IMII.NI.
VItiu--, : I 'roni WaMihiirtoii.
ICrum : The defeu.-e have got that tel
eifraui. Ilroadhcad : Tlie witness didn't read
Tho dol'ciiM! have got It.
We'll read It when wi
wycr: noil reau it when we "ct
Storrs: Perhaps wlicu we get ready.
lirniii: 'riils leaves the implication
that Hie defendant sent tho telegram. If
it was produced it would show that It
didn't 1:01110 from tlie defendant.
Dyer : Who says it did come from the
unmniy : 1 "nJ ymi nr'' ,r)-I"K ""' L"1"'0
I j t-r : Ve-as.
The Court: Tho witness is only de
tailing what Mr. Joyce said to him In
furtherance nl tills conspiracy. If the
telegram isn't produced further on It
will be fair for the Jury to Infer It Is
against tlie prosecution.
Iiyer: How often did you Joy, oV
I wa-tohl to call every other day or -o.
. oiii-.imiNT mmvs.M.
Dyer: Dlil you obey ?
Witness: I did. '
Dyer: btato .Mr. Hverest what nr
rangetnent was made with the -innkeeper
won 1 my 01 nine. mm:.
Witness: They leeched $J a barrel
on all turned out of their lospectlvu ills
t ileries; sotiieilines I paid them; some
times the dl-liller kepi h out and paid
hlui..clf; I paid .Murray at 'I'eiisclier's;
tho amounts were mado out on the slips
I paid money also to .Mcl'all, and liolil)
Dyer : Where was Almstcd.
)Jll,",,. ,At I'lrlo', I palil film once.
Dyer: Idle you wero collector wbal
um you gei i
i iiKsi'iiu iiian nrm.
Itness : I got !?J a barrel mid n pres
ent of a 100 oneo from Joyce: when 1 col
lected lor the ring was acting as gait
ger;I received nothing mmo than the
Dyer: lu IST.'. will you slate whether
any collection was made by you oilier
than UioIIj cents a gallon ?
Witness: Ves, sir.
Dyer: Htatnto the Jury all yon know
ron out nuum
WHucsj: in lfi73 Joyce oanio (0 mo
!'"d told me l-'raser would glvo uie
I-ri.OOOlDI- 1 1 1 1 11 : I u-ent tn Pt-uor'p ..ml I...
III HlO lircfcnce of .Mr. Itniln In ll... I.nl-
office gave meSO.OUO; it was In currency;
oi'ji, it 10 ine Mipcrviror otiice and
gnc t to Joyce, wiiiio 1 lllati0 i.ao I
V .V'".0 o f 01 1.1
did he tell you vhat It Was lor.
A,.' " "Z ' "u," WJW
Witness: Ho H'l refused to lell and
hen said Mepot 1! I was going to take It
Dyer: For w mm?
Witness : For our friend or friends, I
don't know wlilcii tills wa 11 ivv d iyc
beloro McDonald H.
Dyer: re ",i ever utaaa In the
loomot Joj,vwi u hodlMdcd tho money
and delivered It t "Hit r parties?
Wlturs'- No, r
Hyer: I'll gui m lo i,uo w'hethfir lu
ls.i U-fnic Aprllwii weic present hi the
olllrooflb - Siip-r lior ami hail n eon
lersatlon with i-jc In lefcreneo to
money nt l(n ot) 1 lime than 011 the diiv
von went with tl money.
Wltne.s . 1 rci inber, I went Into the
s mi 1 o "umcri.un.
TI111C jiirl : (.'' the time nud pl ice.
Wltnes-: ll u- III Ihe SiiHTvl'rtr's
olllce, lu lS7fl.
ICrum : When
Willie's: In 'ebiuiny or Man-h 1
think It wa-. Ilalii'il tne lo
Stows: One 1 men! ; I would lil.e lo
liavo the wifne- n eolio the same admo
nition he did a" Idle ago. thai If till
answer mouth n die ilufcmlaut he If not
to glu ll.
I he Court: PiMVs bring In tho name
ot the ilefemlau '
i.tio.t iiii.t.-, I'uusi:.
Wittier: X. 'Ir; .loyco gave men
package ol -i' "11" in small bllfs and told
me to go lot' suh-tioafiin-y and have it
changed hit" "00 bills; I dhl sound jraie
him lite twr--VK) bills; 1 went back and
gave lb,- I."' lo him and ho eparated
the i-ilis ai 1 lonacd at both of them.
Kruui: ; k louder.
W itne'. He picked up two env lopei
laving tlcn on his desk.
'Dyer: W bat did lie do wilhthemr
W'itiiis- I cave him the money and
then lie I'i1 !ed up the envelopes: ho put
one h l 1 one and Hie oilier bill I pre-
miii,. in ii..-oilier.
M.irr e want no prcnmptloii, .Mr.
'I In 1 ourt : State if von I. no v. what ho
"iuc-. Ho put 0110 $5'ii) bill lu one
envflope ".ail Iraii'ferred it to Hie back
01 Hie other, aud then he took out a sheet
ol nipcr. tl" letter, anil put the other
bill in that and put It into tlio envelope:
iii asuc'i 10 mh in, -in in i'n; 1. mien
.States 111 iii bo:; aero-s the street; 'the
box was i tho southwest corner ol
Fifth .ml Pine.
Dver: i.ite what you did.
Witness: I put them In Hie box.
Avii! nr.un'r? rin: urn.
Dyer: I'll set you to state whether
you observed the direction on the let
Kruin (rising excitedly): Now, lr Hie
court please, wo object.
Dyer: To tlie address?
K111111: Ves. it the ipic-dlon had been
nut as it ought to have been we should
have objected before tbu witness told ol
putting the letter lu the box.
The Court: Was tliereu letter In these
Witiie-s; I saw some paper and I .sup
pned It was a letter?
The Court: (Jan you say the piper
Witness : I don't know.
ThuCotut : You don't know?
Witnc--; I wasn't near enough to
Tho Court: (To the prosecution,) you
insist on thcipicstluu?
Dyer : I do .
Kruui And wo in -i-t on the objection.
Tho Court: Well.
Hero a long and hitercting argument
followed as to tho right of the witness to
state who tho letters were addressed to.
Judges Kruin, Porter nnd Slorrs for tho
dclciisc, nnd Col. Ilroadhcad for the pios-
edition, participating lu the debate, and
referring the Court to numerous authori
ties. At the cuiicliislon of the argument
ludge Dillon said:
In order that wo may have tids whole
matter before us we will ask Hie witness
a lew questions.
1 he 1. ourl : Vt ere two euveloiies do.
posited by you at the -amo tune ;
s itness : 1 , sir.
Tho Court : Addie-srd to the ib-fend-
Witness ; es. -lr.
Tho Court : Pre-paid ?
Witness : Ves, sir.
The Cotut : And seated?
Witness: Ves. sir.
The ('ourt : There may nr may not
have been a hitter enclosed.
Witness: I don't know: I ihlnl: liiero
was a letter In them or -oui.-thhig more
than tho bills. ;i they wt.r, ii.t-.t nmi
1'he Couit to counsel : r-eml tboto an-
thoritlus to our room. We will taken
recess till 'i o'clock.
'Hie .irierniinii Session.
I UK 1 1:4 ri.MO.XV Alilltl 1 LP.
I' pon the opening of the alteinooii ses
sion tho court pas-cd in review tho argu
ments against admitting l-.verest's testi
mony concerning the letters ho mailed
In deciding the point Jude-o Dillon
said upon a review of the authorities re
lating to tbu wibjict of Hie admissibility
01 iciiers oy one per-ou auuie-scu to an
other by uamo at his known poslofllco
addressed prepaid and a itually deposited
in tho postolllce. wc coin ur hotli ol us,
In the conclusion, adopting the iangaitgo
ol i filef Justice Blgclow hi Comm. vs
JeH'rlcs, 7 Allen, page 3(KI, tl. a this "Is
evidence tending 10 show that uch letters
nui iieil Ihcir Ucsiniaiiii and wero re
celvd by Ihe pel son to whom they were
addrtsse'd." fids is not n lunduslvu
presiimtlon and it docs not oven create a
legal presumption that such letters wero
aetunfly receive; ill? simply evidence
adinls-lblo, as tending If emitted hy the
Jury, to show tho receipt ol such letters,
a fad" (says Agnew, J Tanner vs.
Hughe W Pa , j!)) "lu count etlon with
other clrciiiibiaiiccs to be referred
to tho, Jul," under appropilate
instructions, m its vnluo will depend
upon all tho circumstances of tlio
particular case, it Is objected also Hiat
the eildouee, even It admlssablo as tend
ing to prove the iccel .t of tho money,
should bo reieci.. as Immaterial or fr
leicvant as basing no probative foico
if It was ndinltdil Iwiv hv tin. cmnisi-l
for tlio government that tills was all the
evidence which they e peeled loproducn
lor the put note m connecting thu defend
ant wlih tho id: r(.d conspiracy, its in
conclusive chatauecf-taiidlng alone hi a
easo whero Hie defendant's mouth Is
seated, would . Stli-ssss bo such as Unit
tho court would im bound to say to tho
Jury Unit it contn mt be safely made tho
basis of conOlii.-i .j, inculpating the de
fendant. It nun not have been actually
received ; the vnier may not liavo been
known, his pi.iposo may liavo been
known or the puson who received it
may not have ktown why It was sent or
may not nine iuslirtl or liavo known
that it was in any way connected with
tlto guilty purpD-e nscilbed to It by the
prosecution, or any ilcgal pnrpo-e or
plan, and as mm act dlll'ercnily under
Um satiio clrcuiiiMancc It Isforlho Jury
under proper instructions from tlio court,
to look at the Ictlr r, If It was sent and re
ceived In connection with all Um
oilier eiiciinistnnees in vldeuc.
' Keriar?1 r ,,w fi,""t,'
1 vt lopes. coutalnliiL' two jtfinn hui.
. Storrs: I oblcci to that mv ,,,.,.
! ."ycr! Male what you did idler re
I eelvlng (ho letter.
1 ness ! Col. .loyeo Instriietf d me lo
! mi inu letters in Ihe box, am! I did so
j 1 saw nun at tho window waiting hie.
I Dyer: W bile the letters were in voiir
inn 111 inn ynu see llio direction ?
ltlle: . i, sir.
D.ier: How Were llley addlcPsed?
P.. 0. llsncoci,.
W'jttiess : one was directed lo "W. ( .
Aycry, Wnslilngion, D. C nni tlie
other to D. K. nabenel.-, w'iiihig-.nii.
Hyer: Did they liaie .m thing c-e
on iliem. '
Witnijirt : -J hev had the postmark and
Hie word "personal ;" they Were ordl
naiy envelojics; by po-.tniarks t menu
Hie Mumps: It was about noon; I don't
recollect w hat day of Hie week it was.
... I5?!',: '',0", whom did you recr lye Ibo
ft.tl(i bills at the siib-treaurv ?
Witness : From the genUcinan behind
Ihoeounter: ho llrst relused mid then
said ho would do It because there wcte
now ten doll.n Mils lu the package.
Dyer: x, ou hue been abent 110111 lie
i,.W.L'i!.,!-V 'S'lV! I left here June
10, lS7o; I went to New York City, and
from there went 10 Liverpool; t h ft
Liverpool Cliil-tiinisdav and "ot bael. lo
.New ork the 7th of January:
Oyer : After yon collected Ihe money
on Saturday and gave 1 1 to Joyce, who
opened the envelopes and divided Hie
Witness: Col. J0.W.0; while I was a
colli clor I retneiiiber an iis-icssiiieiit mado
on tho grangers nud storekeepers : there
were ten of these olllccrs here; I don't
recollect the time It was nude. It was
while I was collector for the rliic I
never snw (ien. llalicock until this trial
Dyer: We won't trouble the witness
: niiisvr.XAMiN.il io.
btorrs : I low Ion"' have vou lieon
In tho city
Witness : fshiro Hie 'JOlh of January.
Ston : What have you been doing
Witness: Nothing. 1 have known Col.
Joy to three or lour year and nui well
aeijualntcd with lilm. I llrst met Joiee
In this ei'y. The neipialntaiieo grew iutt
ol our ollleial lelatlons.
Storrs: Pietly active politician wasn't
Witness,- I don't know.
Storrs: How was It with voutscll?
Witness: I never look much interest
11 politics; I mailed them letters, i think,
In March or Fcbrieiry ; I um not certain
w hkh ; I am positive I am not tar out or
the way: I r.-eeUed tlm money lu lhl
city lu the siiiicrvlor-s olllce; Joyce
stood up when (10 put tho money lu ; In
liielicd up two envelopes who 1 I banded
lilm tlio money: ho stood up; 1 -at at
bis left ; lie was standing tideways to me;
ho was about six feet oil. I watcln him
clo-ely. Ho look up thy euvelopi , ami
pulled a slip or piece ol paper out and
put the bill ii and put It back. 1 am not
prepared to slate that I saw him put the
"ai 0111 into uie other envelope. I t i n t
sco him put It in
I am not positive he
pin it 111.
.Storrs : That Is just
wanito leave t s t?
Witness: I am not positive.
Storrs: Enough on that head. When
did you leave ijt. Lotus?
W Itucss: In Juno 1S7.1 1 went to Liver
pool. I went to get out the way. I
knew I was in the ring and wanted to
get out of thu way. From Liverpool I
went to London and remained live or -lx
weeks. Then I went lo PniN.
Storrs: To see the city?
Storrs: How long did you look at
Witness : Thrt e or four weeks.
Storrs: In viewing tho cities of the old
world did you go to vl-lt any others?
Witness: I went down to Koine and
was there four or live weeks; while there
I received 11 dispatch from my brother
to come home.
Storrs: Did he Indicate to von It would
lie safe to come home?
Witness : Xo sir.
1 yer : Have you got it.
W Itness : Xo sir.
A GREAT MAN GONE.
flcw-rily .lohiiMiti I'uniiil Urml in (lie
I "I'll l Hi"' .M-eiillvii MiwiWoti Ml
.llllllMHWIi,. J,4., t!,, - Us
Illtl.V I. III-.
UAi.Ti.uoni:, IVb. 10. Ileurdy John
son, the uistlngui-hcd stiitciimn .-o.il
jurist, was lound dead this evening nt
o;iii 111 my giounus sin rouiiiuug inuex
(Tiitlsu mansion at Annapolis. M r. John
son was tlio gue-t ol Gov. Carroll, and
uiiii u ims aiiernoon Willi other gcntli
men at tho executive mansion. He wa
lound dead hi tho yaid by a icrvaut.
IMhllCl'LAItS or III PUATII.
Ann.U'oi.is, Fcl). 10. .Mr. Johnon
came hero last night to argue tho ease ol
Baker vs. Fleck, and aigucd In the court
01 appear io-iiay. ny invitation of Mov
er nor arroii ne iiecanio his guest at
thu e.xeeutlvo uian-lini. To-d iy
the governor Invited Chlel Justice Ilarto'l
ol this State, and several other gentle
men to meet Mr. Johnson at dinner nt
tho mansion. They dined at " p.m.
.Mr. Johnson appealed in excellent spltlts
ami 111s usual iieauu, aim cntertaiucit the
company by his couversatleii and 1 elat
ing anecdotes. At dinner ho took one
glass of .Medci In and refu.-ed to take any
more. Alter dinner ho suddenly asked
tho governor to take him Into tlio parlor.
He took Hie governor's arm and walking
sat pow.x' ox -run sor.i.
At the request of Mr, Johnson, Iho
governor rejoined tlio guests at the table.
Shortly alter, a servant appeared aL the
door and. beckoning thu governor out,
told mm .Mr. .lohiisou was
i.vixii rx inn Aitn
on tlio stone. Gov. Carroll went Imme
diately to tho place and found .Mr. John
hou lying ou tho cobble stonu carriage-
way that pa'.-es under tho porch of tho
I'liaiislun. cloo 1111 to the wall and near n
ooi- leading Into Iho basemen!, lie hmi
UVhlclItlv rUn down ll lit iVnnl btittu fin
ins way romm to the side ot tho homo
and fallen whero he was found. This
was about. 8:15 p.m., and iho Impression
s Hint ho had been tliero at least half an
III! was mux PIIAP
and bleeding profusely from wound, 011
tlio light sldo of his head and face. Ills
body was at oneo removed Into the base
ment room and physicians summoned.
Dr. llllam G. Tuck was thu llrst to nr
ilve, mid alter exatulng Hie body pro
nounced life extinct. Drs. Itldbut and
Cloud arrived altcrwatd. Theru are
largo wounds on Ihorlght side of tho
rii.icrnti-.s or run si.fi.i.,
from thu upjier portion ol the forehead
to thu eyebrow, dislocation of n forefin
ger of the left baud aud cuts on the hands
and legs, and bruises. The physicians
are examining the body to determine tho
emu of death,
1 T'1'," s'nunma h glslaturc has legal
Iml the publication of legal notices In
m' Va!w! -V1'8'. recently, n white
s'" """ 10 uipieis who 11:111
ue- iiiiioriu lain li e li t, nil
Mrs. Klrby, of Caldwell county. X.
(.., recenlly lost eight, ciilhlrcn by dip.
Hicrla lu such ipilck succession Hint four
were burled together.
A meeting or the .state Kxccnlive
i-oiniiillteeof thu Democratic and Con
servative party of Alabima Is to by held
11 .Miiiitgoin iy on Wednesday, Ihe aid
In Miki4.ipp Mis. Pint v I'oisvih,.
set type In Iho olllce nl' Hie Lib, rty' ,-ti-tot,tlc!
.Mlis Mollle Bel Bcaenui nud .Miss
Matthcvs.set typo lor tlio Summit .JW,
and .Mis libi Itoberls has e.t.es in Hi.
McCoinb City lnlclliiimetr.
--.Memphis : The i-u-e of II.
AL Kile, alias Dick Tnrpln, ciiargcd w lih
stealing tintii 11 Chiiiatnaii. Is 011 tilal lu
criminal court. I hu Inlrcprelei and two
Chinese wrre sworn Inn manner some
thing according to the custom of their
country, two sauccis being smashed nnd
their hands pnluttil upward. This man
ner of oath t.-iii't-il a good deal ol merri
ment among the s utators.
Atlalllll Cutttlit nliuti .. Then, nre I vn
l.m mciuorlal iiiovemcutH bclon'our peo-
Jde. and they should not bo eonlouiided.
I lie iiioicnieiit ol lion. It. Al. T. lluiiter
looks to adorning tho eapiiol square at
l.'lehuiohd with 11 noble equestrian statue
to the memory ofLce. I'lie purpose or
the other Is to place 11 mausoleum user 1
bis grave at Lexington. This Is to con-1
lain iilenthio's rccnmbinl statue of
f. en. Lee. 'I'lie statuoltMl' IseouiploP.-d, I
nud Its cot. $10,000, Is now secured. !
Ien thousand dollars more arc needed to !
1 1 .u u Miiuiuii! sirueiiire over ihe grave.
In a leview ol the Texas allair Gov.
Gohe said at Dallas tho othertlay : Tax-
anon has hceu rediici d Irom Si! Jl In M
cents on Sluo, and done, loo, while
isHW.WX) lnteret on Hie public debs wa
being paid. In his im-nsnge lo the
'i wellHi legislature, Davis announced
Ihat'Mexasls Ireo from deb', and 1ms
100.000 In the treasury,''!!!!!! Hie Jour
mils of that body will bow Unit tho
statement was correct. This was at the
beginning of ltadlcal rule. When lie nnd
ids fellows went out of ollloo Ibo treas
ury was empty, ami lour and 11 half mil
lions ol dollars worse limn empty. And
this enormous debt was contrai ted while
the people weie paying live time in
much taxes a are no.v levied.
l harleston (t. C.) Aio.- it Is re
League, and representative of the liadle.il
party hi Chester county, who was re
cently sent by Jiulgo Alackey to nine
years Imprisonment in the penitentiary,
wri f In, (.ir.tii-iiliiit...( p.ii... ...... .ii.i..'...
-, j , ...t '(.sts-jiv hi in,: ijiiiuii
for senator In the last gcncinl elc tloo.
i- ilimiig in oppo-ltloii to Dublin J
"allier, the present senator, who was
tlio regular Kadlcil nonilme. lua little
more than one year alter tlio election
b'jfh had found their level within the
walls ot the penitentiary. From a re
lorin liltttforin to a reform school Un,
easy olu, i,,,, .; i...H,i ., in,u.
would not one snllko?
Ciiinndng (Ga.) Chi ion.- Tuesday
morning last, Grace .Strickl.iudr colore.!,
who lives one mile and a half west or
town lell her four children at homo
while she went to t .Mrs. Ifohlrisuii's to
do ponie work. The eldest child was six
year, old, the next lour and a half. the.
next Ihne, anil the next nearly two. The
oldest one put the two youngc-t lo bed,
and then put lire to some broom straw In
tho back part of tho house, from wlilcli
it must have caught on lire. It ran out
doors, all Its clothing wasburned oil. nud
and Its skin, also, ixcept on it- back.
Tliu two youngest were burned Into
crisps, being ldeiilllli.il by a small por
tion of their bodhs taken from the debris
limtr OWIl. XVny Ih thlhP It im nuttnT
lnnnufAntiira In i nIcIIIh.i lii.ii ,VIn'f'
(nieiii.-iniif.iiniu.r1iytlielis( of,nliiitiilMnc-,lii.lynresiiat.dta mil., llion'. v r.V'nti I
X?:yXl'f,"'!iy?J't!' ,tr. -" 'ess llin othtr MuiiiiKcUiivm mn etedurei, t iKur of
mum mm mi Havana filled oar m im m
I ho ni-inurjrtiiurs rirojriillnR tin; fjet llmt die mn,lei ii nf tmoU-r rm-f.-r t-. l.ny llii-lr Clpors n i
o V , ll"i' 'i'Vi'i",'i."1'lT'L I'1"" f'f J'rlnjr iho minority, insi.-ia oftl.c niliK-rilv ,
l i ii tho it li', hy sclliiip ii -hiRle lRnr ul tliu enmu inteiis ihe, tvu, nny. rn hou
lly uiioliit nir ii r IiikIo iiKcury la li city, Iliey c.iliei ntrJtu llinr Inuhn-si. leduce llicir In... i nn,l
ex rrism. uiul keen un tliu ,..i- 'itj-or tho ( it-ur. r,,r n,. ...... .i .. i. , , . r.i. L
ouiiH-rs, nml ilu-irugeut-i.
j Bole Agents, Cairo, Bis.
Irnpoi'tor and Wholosalo Doalor in
62 OHIO LEVEE,
Kocpo u full stook of
Monongaliela, Ryo and Eobinson County
FRENCH BRANDIES, HOLLAND GIN,
KELLY ISLAND AND CALIFORNIA WIBTES.
ONLY SI.2S A YEAR.
ortlie house. Tho child four years old
wns not Injured, hut went 'alter II
mother, and was nearly fro.en to death
wh u it found her.
Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle: A most
lieart-reiidlng accident occurred on the
plantation of Air. Boland Sleliier, near
Waynesboro) Bttrko counly, yesterday
about i o'clock. During ihu inornlug
.Mr. Henry II. Stclner, of Texas, a young
man eighteen years of age, son of Dr.
Joseph Stclner, and cousin of Air. Poland
SJeliur. wlio was oh u visit to tho latter,
decided to go hunting, and took Iwo Ill
tie boys, n en op eight yeatsof age, hi j
cousins, along with lilm tn diiy the
game. While they were out in Hie woods
Air. Siehnr placed the "lock of bis gnu
on the ground, and leaned dowiilouit
.eoek Ihe weapon. Whll be was attempt
lug to do this Hie gun wa nccldelillv du
charged, and Its entire contents en'teie I
his iidd, just under Iho eblii, and pacd
.-t)iiiiieiei.v iiirougu, iircrauy mowing (ho
iui -i 01s ncnii on nnu kiiii
head off and killing him in
Siiiiwnrim.il, lu,., F b. 0. -'I he (,ov
1 ernor to-day appointed twuitv-foiir de!e
gale (o r. pre.cm ji,ot In thu ,Pyy
.Oilcans Immlgiatioii f onvi niion of
Alnreh I. Thoso irom Southern llllnol
1 mu lien. Fred. Hecker. Belleville; John
I Wood. Cairo: IV111. IflchariN. Alcl.eani
I boro; II. A. Coolildgo, IJtcblh Id ; P. B.
Urown, Xew ton ; John Aloses. W liichn
ter. nnd A. A. Glenn, Ml. .Sterling.
St Jo. MedioaX
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ri'lll. -.1 r i,!,.-e win re n Ninrt sum mu i. ....
1 h.-lii.. i. I.,ui in-iiiMsl 111 llieu-ny uf
n-liiitii-iii. a-tlie ii.niniein nfthr ni'illuiloii
I-i. II kie.ivu l.ireniJwut trip Wrst (Jill and
I-i.iiiii,j.si 1 1 i.o 11,1- i. !,,. t nn, ,,io.t
-.,iii,Ii ic in.iiiin,..ri oflie i.oelln - tlir ' ,i ;
Hm- sui t, -rlnl lirmiiwiil of nil I lir-mii txiul,
rrlvutt-an 1 snsri-ul Hlui)i.riut!i !, mrii
ahiilillis, li nniiler.i, i.-t, stre-riir.ijui.
tlirt, X iltl.v.K- Vims. (In lilll-, IIiiIhi .Si- ,ll
lirlimry uiel .V. Millie oiiHtcuilal HlTcrli am ol
Itrathrnril, kn or im- m linin-l wild un
jwrHeli.l mrn.. Cuiemliu-a ciimiI m frcm
liusj p. lln-i.) Svj.l.llis iiiK-lm fr.ru Hi a
totMiitajii Misr l7';r... r,ii.-l, s-sm
WjukriisK, 4iiiuilurrli'iu. Mwlii Us., ,slN
ual llrbilii) an. I liiiuuU-n.-i . . ,,r .sC jl
I uwi-r, u 1 he n-MiltoTttll-nl.iiM-lii j, Vf, H x.
IMl oii-ot in mnlHrir u' n,,,, I,.
iiki.UI., nuirriiiifi', Miiii4Miitl) rutvl wii'dui
nisr.ur ..r u;i) .0,.r timer ,1 is,i.., lUi M
inUMiiucc iipi, ,j luc-r. Mi-Iinrt m m
. "-ti.-un,,,. uini iioiiijiiiy nm.-jii, to e
uiii.it nti- im.HMiiiiH r JiiuriK own c, tr:s
neisl n.lutl Uli ,ii- uuil hrifliant liiti-Jin-1 win,
K . -iirniriKi llKl.ini' srv 'it
with ti lliunlsrs ,f Uwiwiii-r. im wk Hi
iUm- thr liirliig lynr- riiuy mil ill. full ,
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Ijrllnxnf liU im ii.M t
rum all nnnris umt .... t.
IIISUI- ol lite bv Ou. mn
IVvl'i Un l"lh 'it IMliire uii j
n-ninmrtji i.i , t,u
unJ liHhiliriiiir i j nee
i.iitii.h,ilr.K iiirruir, n 11m t Hint a i ,-i,l
nliel nnu tsl) ai- Ih le.,.tiiM Wry r,,,,,!,!,! j
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fe1'"J "u!"','lhr"u,'l,"" 'whim a mty
t. USTIIIUHP-. Illsir.i..s t huurll iLi'.mu
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Uryi. ltd sts-ru i , , r3I,(, ,olir , ;
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siM-lrlj . ir foil me mliUKlid , ttlv t,,t.,
srl!i,ium.., or nay ,rh.u. ,t,.ti-.. n "fVull
u.ri.in.i-ir,ii.Iiii.i,,,.i) ttI -r Joi'h it"i"
M in l-MC- li ,t,sl win, Mfriv nnd u, . , . ,
C!-. rcr iiinlimi ls,l;unil .wiitni.jrb l
lil,li, .- si .r,w.tl mIi.-, Instiiuic I r.!, 1.
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r. j-jrm. . -
r. ,j,.t ..iriuri neflil lu liuiu
cortain extant, to tilt
111 t-r.jutsr eKts lit. to
l vo cout Clirnr.
w i n u rm mw m rrm