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tilton-beeeher scandal
-r T Jvnrts rocclliiK npon tlic Oric-
iu al Theory or hc".Deroiie, thai
fnnni, Tlllon and Itoulton
prp, DellUernte Conspim-
rM lo Driac Beecher
from Brookl j n nml
from liis Chnrrli.
An unusual number of women were present In
fe Hrvoklyn City Court room this moraine. Mr.
Kvarts returned to the consideration of the state
ment made by Mrs. Tilton to her husband.
V'ecnscl dwelt upon the retentive memory of Mr.
lilton and Mr. Monlton in regard to the contents
the naivr writtm iiv Mr. Tilton lloultun
me paper written ny Mrs. iiiton. aiouiton
remembered what was said by Tilton while In
troduelng Mrs. Woodhull to & New York audl
vee and bad repeated it here on the stand long
a-icrward. though be (Moulton) said lie had
never looked at a paper containing areporlol the
scatter, if this paper containing
iii a reality, then, said Mr Evarts, it conflicted
rith the charge of adultery running through so
many years. Mr Kvarts then quoted Irom Mr.
Tilton's testimony as to what portion of his in
terview with Mr. Becclitr the statement written
It Mrs Tilton was productd. Counsel said this
showed that the paper was brought In as a clma I the family, be had fallen Into It through chas
.,,,,.,,., ., ,, ., 1,1. ,.. .i.. tity and aflectlon, and net through lust, as had
and the head and front ui his charge, and was , b charcca t0 hm. counsel then compared
led np to by the previous conversation.
The speaker then read Iteecber's account ol
the Fame interview, when Tilton charged blm
w.ih making overtures i bis wife and showed
him tbe paper Take the confessed answer, said
Mr hvarts of Mr. Ilecche- to the statement pre
sented by Tilton. when the former said "Ellza-
i,.!, .,,ii,.r. t.i,iti,i. ,i -rm., ,..h..i
belli cannot have said this, and Tilton replied,
We' I go and see her for yourself. There wa
a'sc the fact that Beecher saw the woman to
hmiiingiiii t. hjvn mii ihi nrnnn
ad this interne, wa, acquiesced In by tbe
tie band, and in his absence The j-iry were to
think, or tfeU in their vera let- This woman with
maim iccecher had comuiittel adultery for jcirs
t7 on lier bed, alraost at death? door, and he
was cent to her. It would ha e been bat a Tew
steps lor Tilton to hare accompanied lleeehsr
there. Here as an invitation irom .1 husband
to .1 paramour that was altogether incompatible,
rod would have been as intolerable to the para
mour as to the husband.
1 was incun-.stent with the preceding charac
ter ot the interview Ivcn bj Tilton, and was
OLly -cmpaliule with the version or Uiecher
Jietnrcirg to this interview, Sir. Krarts said
V at when Ileecher got to the loot ot the stair?
Moult en was there, and said toblm,
ARE Vol ni) now TO MR TILTON".
teture eten IJeccher opened hi? mouth. How
diti Moulton gtt this knowledge" Moulton said
ti at he would accomjany him, as if lieesber was
a firanger there Ho was it that Moulton pro- I
jm u iu bccuuj1u.uj mm tuvrc ouuiclujii zuust
have passed to inform Moulton that Hcecher
was fcoiiig tbere. However, they both went to
Mr. Tilton s house together. The door was
opened by the housekeeper, Mis Ellen Denny
nLo told him Mrs Tilton was upstairs, where he
went and knocked, and the door was opened.
The nurse, Mr Mitchell, did not require to be
aked to leave the room, and knew that vhen a
clergyman cabled on a sick parishioner there was
bo occasion for any person's presence at the mln
istra Unsof the gospel they were not calculated
10 disturb or excite a patient, so when the nurse
) card the door close afterward she knew that
Jleecher had gone, and she then returned to the
rroin TVIrx. Tilton van nsleen Sh hail r
k.reted a wrong and repaired an Injury, and she
sluabered With an easy conscience. There was
on 1 j one witness to that interview, and that was
the pastor, so that the jury bad todetermiue what
pacd ty bis testimony. Ileecher said he found
Li r in bei. dretced m white and supported by t
ruth ws Counsel then read from Ileecher'h tcstu
tc ty the detail9 ot that iuterrlew. at which he
related to her charges preferred against him by
her husband.
J be jur had an immeaUte written paper,
mmg trom the wne spontaneously, and they
buii a. note that shuweJ conclusively tbat the
charge ras improper solleitatlun? Toe acua
tmn r-ted soleir upon Tilton s evidence, and was
Uxte in itsel , bcln
Z l ! I EI H'fV A -11 K UiIAN,
jrci.rdlng to her own writing, by importunity
Jilr Larts i.uuted Irom leg.il authority to show
tLa' an arcu-ition made by, 'a weak and yleld
m woman to lr husband under importunity
wae Di'i l be coasided us evidence Mr Evarts
saiO tiut thi- institution ol marriage, built up in
nr uviiiatlun was a solid and real lnstltutioa,
acii carried with it net onI the wile s subordlna
t n tu her busiiantl, but lti strict interpretation
1 e iury iuizbt think that the old common ruie
t ib u under which the wile was held repou
sibie tor anythi&g done under tbe influence ot her
hu-band was une of tbe old laws of barbarism
but it was a 'so held by our own ourt ol Appeal-,
Irom which the ieaker quoted a case in ,olnt. In
winch a wite wa acquitted undir tbe old Kogllsh
l.iu, it being held that what she done had been
done under the influence ot her hu-band. rnl
uliet, said the speaker, had been brought be
fore be Luglish 1'arliataent, tmtthe did not alter
the law tn the matter. Our law declared, the
counsel held, tbe same ground, and did not per
is r tbe vile to tesi.ly aalnt h r husbind and
did not bring her Into the situation oi fidelity to
her ath as against her marriage vu to her bus
Mr l,vart sai 1 Heccbcr returned to Moulton's
house and as n ing iur home wheu he (Aloal
tor said he won id accompany bim Moulton was
icting in the capacity ol a retainer ol Tilton. So
Mtulun sawhimand took care tbat he should
not have the company ol any person but or tlie I
lleathea, toIiom he mlht anply to. Tho j
fillers "i .wrr. iiuuu Buuireu mat me tthc wib ft I
pious and honorable woman, who believed tirmly
and adhered den-ledlyto her husband. Counsel
reverted to .he Interview with lieecber. and said
Moulton when h went home saw lilton, and
told him '.t lil 'i fng Ueechtr to his hufe. TiU
to): then states tic went home and that his wile
hi bout an. at u-it u or folti:itatii.n on his part.
ive litm a
her ltTien utritTioN
This letter or recantation was
given to IieccLcr
then read to the jury by Evarts, who then re
turned to r c I'l.untin s ver
t vertion ol the t-ry, ani
said Tilton had ,-tateO. when he ame home.be 1
lound his wile akitaled. aru that she told hltu of
Beecber s bein tbere and of what passed be. i
tween ihe.u, anil then j?Mn, for her pen and Ink
wrote i he recantation. Itecess. ,
fier tbe relets harti said he had not askei j
the jnry tu lar to disbelicie une jot or tittle ot j
31oulton s rr 1 1. ions evidence erept upon cer- ;
tain grounds n nub coiTaie! had ta'cJ. To re- ;
turn to Tilton eotningbaek to the house he found
his wife, he says, ttmuted. The nurce sta'ed ab-
was awakened tpy tbe ?uund uf whl-perlng be- j
twecn Mr. and Mrs Tiltun.
the nurse remonstrated, and then went into I
the udy, where che says, she heard the hubald '
talking in anrv tones and tbe nife reillnz in .
tones ol entreaty Tilton cauie Into tbe study lor
pen and ink and returned to Mrs Tilton s room.
The nurse tesunes that fbe remained in the I
study about at, hour, and then went to Mrs Til- i
ton's room, where tbe found her In a weak and
ner us condition. Now. the jury would sec -bow
this diilered from lilton s lersiun ot the story,
who attributed Mrs. Tiiton's agitation to her
a if tt from needier. The nurse has testified to
linding Mrs. Tiliun calmly and quietly sleeping
aPer the tlclt made by Beecher. The Interview
with the wife had placed in Beecher'a hand tbe
paper containing tbe lalsit ol the statement
am the motives which led up to the making of
the charge Counsel here read the paper whleh
Tilton showed to lir Morrs as bis wile's explana
tion of the lact.
liithis she says thai undine thai the retraction
had placed her in a hostile attitude to her bus
liand she wrote tbe third letter. Counael pre
sumed tin iury now understood thai tbe hrsl
paper was exact cd from the wite tbe night I'tltou
xtid Moulioii were storming in bcr chamber on
the .1Mb. and (hey saw the same coercion produe
lutf an explanation of the retraction on the ?Jtb.
They had seen how lieecber had asked her
HOU I I It I Ol HO Tilts'"
not a gainst me. but 4leeauselt wasn't true:"
and then she tells him that there has not been
anyhlng of equivocal Import between tbem, or
tbat she thought it true, but wearied wilb Impor
tunity In sickness, and on assurance that this
compliance would put an end to all troubles be
tween her and her husband, and she gave it as a
pubmlsslie wwe.
When her attention Is drawn to one point she
Is absorbed in It- When she was pressed to give
the aicusatlon, in order to aid herhaband, she
gave It When Beecher -ays you have Injured
me she artves tbe retraction, and then when Til
ton says -'yon have put a weapon against me in
Heecber'siiands" when you state 1 forced tbe
accusation from yon, she answer that was not
ny purpose, and now I will give explanation
why 1 gave it to him. It was not to injure you
but to protect blm. and It Is to be used asagainst
any other accuser save only yourself. Sshe say
she gave Beecber the false defense, but only tint ,
ft was not te be nted to disarm herhojbindin ,
awse of hostilities between them. She would not ,
vflltnglrput herself in opposition to her bus-
J'd .. . ., '
We have It clearly ini it wa um cicmtm i
l.mttlltv to him that excited -jiiipnj .anger.
. f M, w ." - --rf .. T .... i
"J:uJ.?,T"T.0?XnT.ottabe!,ir. i
Uwed t got a retraction from a false charge, and
i-J IW.'" " " . -. , ..! I
the charge." Untrue a the ehirgo was, the jury
see lb wis one ql imiiruicr ifcuueca, uu
this solemn retraction and this solemn statement
In "The True Story," which Tlltonsaya he copied
from his wife' statement. Is not the accusation
that was made, why den't they prove ltt Why
don't they produce the original paper? Why de
stroy tbe evidence? Where is that paper,of which
there are two copies They say the retraction
was the paper they were interested la preserving.
Counsel next turned to the Interview of Beecber
and Moulton on the 31st December at the latter'
house. He said this Interview was had to retrieve
the ralsse tep taken by the wife' eonlession and
the confusion Mr. Tilton had been thrown into
by it.
Hut the final test bad then ended In the with
drawal of tbe wife's support to tbe falie charge,
but yet with no assurance that tbe name waxen
oninlon could not aaaln be molded to cruel uses
j under some pressure, and so Moulton went to
lieccucr a noueo lo set me icbracuuu uiu suu
ceeded, but not in getting It was It to be surren
dered to tbe control ot Mr. and Mrs. Tilton, but
as a safe deposit In his bands, and with a guar
antee that Ileecher should not use It against Til
ton, or 1 ilton could not use one without theother.
Moulton pressed lieecber lor this paper, urging
tbatl. was to preserve peace and restore happi
ness to a family, and promised It should be held
in bis keeping and ready for production when he
should want it. Accordingly the jury found that
the whole object or that interview was to retrace
this step jnd get out of
Mr. Uowcn bad placed him in when he took the
btur to Bcccbcr.' Counsel then read the testl
moi y sivcu by Moulton in relation to the trlving
up of tbe retraction ol the charge. Monlton says
In assured liecclicr that if be gave up this paper
both the confession and retraction would be
burned or k pt as be ( Beecher) desired. Moulton
represents Beecber as saying, when giving up the
I tier of retraction, 'l rely on your desire I o save
me, and mat afterwards lieccner saia ne con-
! "Idcred b sexual relations with Mrs. Tilton a
,11,i1i inttimMi-nnrrnim of hit liwnfup
her. Moulton tbcu said to lieecber that he had
criminal count ctlon with Mrs. Tilton. and had
gune and got tbe lettxr or retraction from bcr,
and be did not know bow Beecher could do two
such things. Two such acts were too much for
Moulton sud the accumulated horrors were too
I much for him. lie was In the position of Lord
jmnareary. wncn ne saia tnat it wasoue 01 tnose
things "no fellow could hud out.1'
Moulton urged lieecber to surrender this
paper, and related to him tbe mischief that bad
been wrought In this family, and finally Beecher
gave up tbe letter, and Beecber thinks tbat If
be bad estranged this woman's affection from
her husband, and If It was true that the calam
ity was attributed toblm. which had fallen on
been charged to bim. Counsel then compared
the testimony at this point by Moulton with that
ol Iteecber's. and which Evarts said be thought
was more compatible with probabilities.
If tbere had been in the consciousness of
Beecber, Moulton or Tilton any idea of Triton
having power over Beecber any person could
see tbe anomaly of Moulton at that Interview,
arguing tbe friendliness on the part of Beecher
i to Tilton, so IbatTUton should not fear that
cccher 'neld a apon to pttrsuo him. The
UBOic object was to keep the friendliness In
! Beeebcr's heart.
All tbe frivolous falsehoods in
Moulton testimony arc denounced as false-
Tkr-As4 TK pAaatia. Tvia 4 n V mntt Irtrpa IvKatha.
wline??. The court here adjourned Tor the da.
The Legislature Imbroglio.
Com run, IS'. II., June .i. The Houc met
1 at 10 a. m. nearly every member being in his
scat, and the floor in rear or the railing and the
galleries packed with spectators.
I Mr. Moore, of Nashua, at once called up the
uctinifhed business, and moved the previous
j question, being a resolution to refer tbe disputed
S cnatorial matter to the Supreme Court.
I This at once provoked an excited debate.
Mr Hatch, Democrat, pronounced it an effort
t gag the debate, and deprive Democrats of a
I fair shon lag of their side of the question, which,
if persisted In, would force them either to n ith-
draw m a body or take positive steps to secure
1 lairncss.
The debate wa continued on both sides, with
frequent dilatory motions. In all ol which the
Kepubllcans snowed a workfngmajorlty of about
a dczen.
They seem determined in tbclr pol'cy, and tbe
passage of tbe resolution Is a question of but a
lew hours at furthest.
The House of Representative, after debate,
passed a resolution to reler tbeSenatorl.il mat
tcr to the Supreme Court.
5cn F C. I -at robe received the Democratic
nomination lor mayor of Haltlmore yesterday.
CuATBMnrTH, Okt., June 3. Twenty build
ings were destroyed by fire in this Illage to-day
-oss, ,yov
Yesterday was generally obsenedln Missouri
as a day ol lasting and prayer for delivery from
the grasshopper plague.
Archbishop Henni was consecrated yesterJay at
Milnaukle, the Papal envoys and messengers as-
sitting at the usual cero monies.
Mll1Dl.cTow, X. Y.,Jnne3 Mntfaew Hrown,
for murder of Carl.at Purvis, Sullivan county,
i last October, n as to-day found guilty ol murder
in liret degree.
I Ciik a-o, June -.Steven J Hooker, lard
merchant, failed to-day in. consequence of the
rapid decline of the prices for lard. He was con
1 sldcraMy Involved
j The merchants of Philadelphia have deter
, mined to raise the funds to send the First rerl-
ment National Guard of Pennsylvania to Hoston
t assist in the Itunkt r Hill centennial.
J EnzAnKTii.X. J., June :. List night John
Masterson, aged forty tire a brakeman on the
t Central railroad, was struck by a locomotive and
, killed by walking on tbe track at Elizabeth sta
j ticn.
S w Kracmt.sco, June t. A dispatch from San
1 Diego, says letter to San Diego ( mon from Unez
socora, re 1 torts great excitement prevails over
, Meilcm raids in Teias. War is leared between
the United States and Mexico.
1 The damage done to tbe railways and build
lugs in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and West Vir
ginia by the late rainstorm as quite heavy.
esieclallyln Indiana, u here a large section of
' country Is overflowed.
the rvalional I emperance Convention yester
day, at Chicago, Indorsed the Keform clubs of
New England and IIlinol as excellent auxilia
ries, and authorized a corresponding committee
of three persons to Impart Inlormatlon to those
n-lffht n rr 9r f.H t.f. rmfi aIiiKi 1a Att.h a?aaB
"-""--" "" """ '" '"''"
" also resolved to ak the I orty-fourth Congress
tv (numua iuc luuuikkiuiiuiiniiLBiiuuauu eiio
j or alcoholic leverages, and to re.julre the total
abstinence pletlsre or all oQlee-bolders; also, to
submit a constitutional amendment making tbe
alcoholic trarhc Illegal throntbout tbe country.
'emale -ullrage was dereated by J to Tt. and the
convention adjourned ttnedie.
I Tbe Urewcrs National Convemhni at Clnclr-
I ia.i ics'crilaj determined that thefr interest
j pjld 11 ne millions revenue, and would pay mare
it ( digress i..uld let barley end malt come in
tree; alsoihai the revenue lawi were onirous and
shun M Ic tcojlled; that tectotallsm Is a fallacy,
and thai prohibitory laws should be repealed,
md that all leteperance crndldates for office
should he cpbcscd (harden Wilson and Collaxj
by the liquor Interest. Louis Shade, or Wash-Ini-ion,
made a speech, and the convention nd
ii urrei alter making some appropriations rroai
thetreisur to defend suits, N.c
Choosing a Profession.
A great many boys mistake their calling, but
all such arc not fortunate enough to rind out In
ai rood Feaiinn at thit nn It 1 a.ld that Untm
choate the treat lawyer, was once In .New
Hampshire making a plea, when a l.ov, the son
ol a farmer, resolved to leave the blow" and be-
ccme a lawyer like Rufus Choate. lie accord
1 iDgly went to Boston, called on Mr. Choate, and
i raid to lilnr "I beard yon plead in oar town, and
I have a desire to become a lawyer like you.
I Will you teach me how" -A well as I can,"
said the great lawjer. "Come and sit down."
i Taking down a copy or Blackstone, he Slid:
, "head tbls until I cume back, and I will see bow
you get on." The poor boy began. An hour
I passed. Ills back ached, his head ached, his
legs ached. He knew not how to study. Every
1 moment became a torture. He wanted air. An
j other hour pas.'ed, and Mr Cboite came and
I asked, How do you get on" '-Get on' Why.
do you have to read such I tua as this 7" " es."
i "How much or It" "All there Is on these
shelves, and more." looking about the great li
brary. "How long will it take?" "TVeil.it has
taken me more than twenty -five years." How
much do you get 7" "My board and clothes." "Is
that all?" "Well, that Is aboutall tbat I have
rained as yet." "Then," said the boy, "I will go
back to the ploughing. The work Is not near as
hard, and pays better."
i """
Tbe late Professor D was, prior to his ap
pointment to his cbiir, rector or an academy In
Korrarshirt. He was particularly reserved In hi
Intercourse with the fair sex: but, In prospect of
obtaining a professorship, he ventured to make
proposals to a lady. They wire walking- to
gether, and the Important question was put with
out preliminary sentiment or note or warning.
Uf course the lidy replied a gentle "No." The
ubject was immediately dropped, but the parties
soon met again. "Do you remember," at length
said the lady, "a question you put to me when we
last met 7" The proressor said he did remember.
"And do you remember my answer. Mr. D t
"Oh, yet," said the professor "Well.Mr.D ,"
proceeded tbe lady, "I hare been led, on consid
eration, to change my mind." "And so have I,"
dryly resjionded the prolessor. He maintained
ttis bachelorhood to the close.
A new religion vagary In California l a sict
or "Child Christian," who Intsrpret literally
Ul .J.1..U '
. , b. MnT..i .n ,.
siJj7.ifai.tesiiA - .j. a. . , .
ik. vit.-!nnt ni heaven." Ther endeavor to feel
ft,. Tr-Aetn
ai-il act like children, playing childish games
i s.
The Military Appear on the Scene.
Incitement Prevailing in the Coal
Hcffloiiri MaliR.ioj nntl Shenandoah
Converted Into Sfllltarj' Camps
Two Thousand Hlncrs f n Hos
tile Array A pa tint ths
State Authorities, Ac.
Jnst upon the heels or the announcement that
the troubles In tbe coal region had ceased, and
that tbe miners had generally concluded to go to
work at the Coal Exchange rates or 1ST5, and, In
deed, had gone to work, we are regaled with ad
vices or tbe breaking out or fresh disturbances.
Frequent bulletins Irom Fottsvllle, Lebanon and
Alahanoy reached ns during tbe day yesterday
which Indicated a state ol the wildest excitement
throughout that whole section, occasioned by the
procession or armed miners crarcblng Irom one
colliery to another ror the purpose or Interfering
wltb the men who had gone to work, making a
renewal or the strike general. The latest tele
grams are as rollows:
1'ottsvili.e, Pa., June 3. A raider was ar
rested at JIaba noy City, but the mob went to his
rescue and took him irom tbe authorities. The
mob Is rapidly Increasing in numbers. The peo
ple or Shenandoah have telegraphed Tor military
protection and tbat trouble Is imminent.
A later dispatch reports the raider rearrested
and now In tbe hands or the authorities. The
militia at SbamoVIn are in uniform and ready
lor orders, having been advised to prepare.
stiEEirr's tosse fieed rrosr.
roTTSMLLE, Pa., June 3. Tbe sherlfTi posse
was tired upon and two policemen and one citizen
were wounded. The Fottsvllle militia are now
leaving for the scene of the trouble.
Mamamjv City, Fa., June 1 At 3 o'clock this
a ltt moon Sheriff Werner telegraphed that his
posse had been bred upon, and asked ror military
assistance. Tbe Puttsrllle Light Infantry ami
the (Itiwan (iuards, who had been awaiting orders
since V2 o'clock, were Immediately ordered out,
and left by special train for this place, arriving
here at i o'clock. They found the mob generally
bad slunk away on tbe outskirts or the town.
The citizens u ere very much excited, and all
places of business bad been closed since noon.
Tbe tirst disturbance occurred at King, Tyler V
(.'i.' colliery, below the town. TO hen the sheriff
wltb a posse ordered the rioters to disperse and
go to thefr hemes one of their chiels replied tbey
could not drive them awny, and at the same time
a man tired upon the sherltr. The firing then be
came general.
The rioters poured a volley of lire on the cit
izens, who were creatlv outnumbered. The
miners also had tbe advantage or being on the
hillside. Two hundred shots were fired by both
parties. Tbe sheriff, iindlng himself overpow
ered, retreated to the town and reorganized bis
force generally, the cttlzcns volunteering, and
every tire arm to be found was brought into requi
sition. He also telegraphed for military aid. Of
tbe wounded on the citizens' side Henry Luton
bcr.'cr, a policeman, is now in a critical condition.
Henry Lochman, also a policeman, was wounded
in the lex, William Enckc was wounded In the
hi ad. and another man, name unknown, wounael
In the shoulder. Eight of the raiders were
wounded and carried away.
Une of them was killed. After the firing had
ceased the raiders (prmed In line and marched
defiantly through the town, headed by music
orthe 2,000 men In line who went down tbe Val
ley 1,000 returned here; then, forming Into small
squads, tbey west In different directions. About
COO or the raiders came from Uazelton and
vicinity, having marched tbe greater part ot the
nlgbt, compelling every man tbey met to accom
pany them. The balance of them came from She
nandcob. Uirardvllle, Mabanay Plain and places
in tbat viclnty. Col. Huntzlnger has established
bis headquarters in the Mansion House, and tbe
troops are quartered In the City ball. Several
companies were also ordered to Shenandoah, ar-
i riving tbete at 7 o'clock this evening. Tbe
streets at Shenandoah are crowded, and much
excitement prevails.
1otts ii.i e, 10 r. m. All Is quiet here and at
Sbenandoab. The sherld went to the latter rlace
this evening. To-morrow the miners will again
rcsnme work at the collieries where they were at
work when Interfered with by tbe mob. The mll
' itary are etpected to remain here and at Shenan
i doah several days, or longer If necessary. The
1 raiders have publicly threatened te burn the
j town and compel the men to stop work ir they
made another attempt to resume.
i for the night. Advices from Shenandoah up to
lozu state tbat an attempt was made to throw the
evening passenger train on" the track between
tbat place and Slahanoy Plain. A large number
ol miners were parading tbe streets at St. Clear
this evening. In sympathy with the miners here.
A special train has been placed at tbe disposal of
tbe military, should it be found necessary to move
troops during the night.
Wt. Cirvel, Pa., June 3. Wm. Schwenck &
Co.'s colliery, near Alt. Carmel, was nearly en
tirely destroyed by fire this evening. It was
lired byi mob or nearly a hundred. The loss Is
not known. They had worked two days at the
reduced prices.
The DistinguishedGaesta Present Something
tiling Abont the Bridal Trousseau and Pres
ents. Chicago. June 3. The marriage or Lieutenant
General I. II. Sheridan and Miss Irene Hacker,
daughter or Brevet Major General D. II. Ilucker,
was celebrated at the residence or tbe brlde'4 pa
rents tbls evening. The wedding was very quietly
and plainly conducted, only friends and comrades
belonging to the army being present, with their
ramllles The following were invited and were
present, with the cxceptlon-oraPrcsldent Oram
and Mrs Urant, the l'rc;lilent having reluctantly
aked to be excused on account of a pressure or
public business. President and Mrs Oraat. Gen
eral Itelknsp, General Sherman and Mr. SLer
man. General Sherman's staff officers with their
wives. General Ti an Vllet. General Popo and
Mrs. Pope, General Augur, General Terry, Gen
eral ( Ird. General Crook and Mrs Crook, General
! Mcl'eely and General Perry.
Tbe bridal dress was or white gros-graln silk,
softened by a tulle veil fastened with orange
blossoms. The bride's ornament -were gold
necklace wltb solitaire pendant, diamond soli
taire earrings and gold bracelets, tbe gift or the
bridegroom. There were no bridesmaids. Gen.
Sheridan and all tbe army officers appeared In
full uniform. The bridal present are numerous
and costly The ceremony was performed by
Klght Hev Bishop Foley, aslsted bp Itev. I'.
Hlordan, according to thelormsof the Catholle
Cburcb, of which both parties are members
After partaking of a collation tbe bridal pair,
accompanied by Colonel and Mr. M. F. Sheri
dan, and Colonel and Mr. MeFeely, were driven
to tbclr residence. No. 70 Michigan avenue,
which was handsomely decorated and prepared
Tor the reception of the newly mated pair.
Cable Plashe.
Losdo?., Jane 3. The Oriental telegram
azeney publish a dispatch reporting that a heavy
cyclone has occurred on the Chinese coast, caus
ing the wreck of several vessels.
Losiiox, June 3. The condition of affair be
tween the British Goveramcnt and Barman 1
critical. A peaceable settlement of the difficulty
I probably impossible.
Fabis, June 3. to Republiqut franca tie re
jorfs tbat tbe Count Von Perponcher has made
fresh representations to the Belgian Govern
ment In regard to Catholic procession.
Brcssels, June 3. Forty persons have been
arretted at St. Nicholas, near thi city, ror tak
ing part In an aflray growing out of Interference
with a religions procession.
Loxdos, Jane 4, 530 p. m. The Dally Ttlc
graph' 1 Berlin dispatch lay the German Gov
ernment possesses proofs that the charges of con
spiracy made against Dunin are unfounded.
Danln's arrest wa due to tho eicesslre xeal of
Proislan police agent, and the prisoner will soon
be released.
Lisdox, June 3. Sixty persons have been
drowsed by the capslilng of a lighter in tbe
Postmaster Appointed.
The President ha appointed tbe following
postmasters: Thomas Saylor, East Saginaw,
Mich., and David Diy, St. Paul. Minn., In place
of Joseph A. Whielock, resigned.
Bevenue Appointment.
Irving M. Bean was to-day appointed collector
of Internal Eevenue for the first Wisconsin dis
trict. Jobn A. Newstoedter ha been appointed
fmagerfortbe first Missouri-district The fol
owlng removals of storekeepers In the first Wis
consin district are announced: H. A. Valentine,
Lewis Bernl and 1). 11. Griffith.
Naval Orders.
Commander Francis 31. Bnnce, ordered to duty
as senior aid at tbe Washington navy yard. Lieut.
B. LongEdes, ordered to thellydrograpbleofiice.
Medical Director James Suddards, ordered to
duty at the nary hospital. Mare Island, Cal., in
place or Medical Inspector J. S. Dungan. de
tached Irom that duty add placed on waiting
orders. Passed Assistant Engineer W. W.
Hcaton. ordered to the Omaha.
Basinets at the Pension Office.
The following order will be issued by the Com
missioner of Pensions :
Every person asking Information relative to
the merits or status ol any claim or aiatter vend
ing before this office is entitled to respectral
reply. Tbe special attention of the chief) ol
divisions is therefore directed to the necessity or
carefully revising all letter emanating frou the
respective divisions to eeo that the same are writ
ten In plain and fair handwriting, without abbre
viations. Interlineations, blot or erasures, official,
respectful and concise In language and properly
punctuated ; also, that tbe same contain a full
and complete sbowlng of all requirements neces
sary to a proper adjudication of the claim or mat
ter to which they relate.
Eevenue Seizures.
The lollowlsg report of additional seizures have
been made to tbe Commlsslener or Internal Ileve
nue: In the Eighth district or Indiana, from
David Johnson, two stills, caps, worms, etc.,
valued at $160; two stills and worms from Enos
Foster, value O'JSO; one still and worm from
David Sboof, value 7B; la tbe First Missouri
district tbe rectifying house of Bevls & Fraser,
valued at t'iS.'JOU; distillery No. n, belonging to
same parties, valued at -1i.vS; distillery No. 4,
belonging to B. W. Ulrice, valued at ?l'i,S00; dis
tillery Delonaing to the heir or John Basby,
valued at 6,193, and the rectifying house ofu.
L. Benlckers & Co , valued at (lu.TaO. G;her roll
seizures of a number or gallons of spirits reported
on the 1st Instant Is 4124.374.
Experimental Test of Mineral Oils.
At the meeting ot tbe Light-house Board yes
terday, Proftssor Henry, on bebairof the com
mlttee on experiments, or which he Is chairman,
made an Informal and preliminary report or the
result or the experiment in mineral oils ror
light-bouse use. The result or some fifteen hun
dred experiments went to show that certain oils
produced In this country will stand tbe fire tests
and certain other tests necessary for their use In
tbe smaller order or lights. It may be necessary,
however, to make other series of experiments be
fore other action cin be taken, but sufficient Is
known to make It evident tbat tbe board will bs
warranted In tbe use of the mineral oils to a cer
tain extent. While no definite action is taken as
todetermfnlng In what light-houses the oil shall
be used It will be gradually Introduced, especi
ally Into the small lights tbat are now being
built, or are being rebuilt. Inasmuch as a new
style of lamp will have to be provided and the
methods of barreling and storing, as well as
burning tbe oil, will be changed, and precaution
taken against lire, explosions, etc.
German Standard of Values.
On the second day of January last theTreasnry
Department requested the Secretary of State to
initruct United Slates consular officers In Ger
many that tnvoces of goods coming Irom any part
ol the German Empire (except Irom the King
doms of Bavaria and.Wurtemburg) to the United
States mast be made out exclusively In marks.
Some time ago Information was communicated to
tbo Treasury Department, through tbe State De
partment, from the United Slates consul general
at Frankfort, that tbe Kingdoms of Bavaria and
Wurtemburg bad already coined and put Into
circulation the -mark," and that tbe Wurtemburg
"mark" would be a legal tender to tbe exclusion
or tbe gulden trom and after tbe first ol July
next, and In Bavaria from and after the first of
January next, the gulden having hitherto been
the standard of values in thoso Kingdoms. The
Treasury Department accordingly addressed the
Secretary or State on the first Instant requesting
blm to instruct consular officers Iu Germany that
invoices or goods from Wurtemburg and Bavaria,
certified after said respective dates or July 1 and
January 1, mast be made oat In marks, exception
to that rale, however, being admitted In tbe case
of goods acquired by purchase and actually paid
by golden Delcre tbe dates meutloneJ. according
to the agreement ot purchase.
Court of Alabama Claims.
The opinion or Judge ltayner upon the allow
atce of freight, dissenting from fbo opinion orthe
court, was read by his honor. Tbe opinion takes
tbe ground tbat freight should be allowed pro
rata ittn eris, and not net freight, for the whole
voyage In cases where vessels were destroyed by
the Confederate cruiser while carrying cargo.
In connection with the destrnctlon or vessel
and outfits orthe ship Martha, Jane 'JS, ISSi, by
the Sbenandoab, the following judgments were
ordered: In favor of Wm. T. Smith, tne.M: Wm.
O. Bronnell, lii43.10; Jobn A. W raj, fc'.rM.H;
Josepb Cornell, i704 K: Wm. II. Seabury, adm.,
t'-'75; Wm. H. Seabury. 175; Daniel Homer,
tl.400; A. B. Potter, J5C.'.'?: Ira Potter. 1,550
wltb interest In cacb case from the day of loss.
The court further awarded to the owners of the
Martha the sum or tV-Sf. with Interest, as the
catch or said ship to the date or destruction,
which sum includes tbe loss or officers and sea
men, and 1 to be received anddlstrlbutcd accord
ing to law among the parties entitled thereto.
In case 687, Wm. F Smith and Wm. W. Crapo,
adm'rs, of New Hedlord, Mass., loss on Martha,
judgment, i7'-3 CO. Case 81, Jobn L. Macom
ber, ol New Hedlord, $3,653.ou .
For loss In connection with tbe destruction of
the ship Express, by the Alabama, July 6,lv,
the follow Ing judgments were rendered. Case
80, Supply, clap Thwlng, or Boston, 414.250;
Daniel Maney. ol Boston, AJ.ltiO.'JO: Ellen Fer
nald,,J,279iO:Mary E. Pettlgrew, -,lSii.'Ji: Ly
man 11. Jewell, trustee, Vi,i:o.20; Wm. S. Frost,
113,740 'JO. Interest in tbe above cases from July
For loss In connection with the destruction or
he ship Waverly, the follswlng judgments were
Case 440, David II. Kempton. &3,aV.73: Rudolph
lleltle, 3,2tt-75: Chas.E.HawcsAT3.-l,7J; I. &. E.
Slocum,4,687.M: Elizabeth Potter,cxeeutrtx,$l7V
.7i; Malcolm Bogers. Vi,ril.W); with Interest Irom
the date of destruction, June 2S, IBM.
The court further awarded to the owners or the
Waverly the sum or.W.cu, wltb Interest rroni
June 2x, lse.'., as the catch or said ship to the
time of destruction, Including tbe lay or officers
and seamen, which Is to be recovered and dis
tributed by the owners according tu law among
the parties entitled.
in case to, v. u. liaxier, tor loss 01 personal
effects, 1,1M.
In case 7i, Richard Halley, of Edgartown,
Mass., t'-V-ro.
In case 474, Joseph W. Holies, or Vineyard Ha
ven. DS00.
In case 1,r44, Manuel Sears, Sonora, Cal.,
C7.!)0. With Interest from June 23, l)-".
Fur loss In connection with the destruction of
theshlpSonota,by tbe Alabama, December 'is,
IMS, tbe following judgments were rendered; In
terest from date of loss:
Case S3, John N. Cusblng, of Newbaryport,
Mass., fR.SIS 20; Wm. Gushing, of Newbaryport,
Mass., iS.bli-J); John N. Coshlog and William
Cashing, trustees, S7,II8; Elizabeth H. Prlchard,
executrix, 1,101.90: Returah M. Prlchard, execu
trix, ti,uxi.f0; Wm. -Cashing, administrator,
H,K.M; Elizabeth Mills, 1,).).
In case 2S8, L. W. Brown, ot Newbaryport, for
44,370, whlcb sum Includes the primage a master
01 iso snip oonora.
In case 2S7, Isaac N. Colby, loss on the Sonora,
In case 392. B. A. Swap. tL.Q3i.04.
Incase 2jo, D T and E. E. Hughes, or Jetfer
lonville, Cal., L,704.oo.
in case 402,Adolpb J. Plate, or San Francisco,
il 4UMW.
In case 127, Alice A. Moore, of New ork, .iw.
In case Ms, Edward Anthony et. al., or New
York, 1,?43.18, wltb Interest Trom date or loss.
The trial docket was then resumed, commenc
ing at case lie, II. Goodchaux v. the United
State, which wa snbmltted upon the testimony.
William G. Low. for complainants, and J. A. J.
Crcsswell, for the Government.
Csse 102, Wheeler & Wilson Sewing Machine
Company, grouped with US, alto submitted
Case l.D. Freu. H. Tayler, et. al., or San Fran
cisco, vs. United States: continued.
Case 129, llobt. S. Williams vs. United States,
partially submitted, and leave granted ror tak
ing further testimony. Paine and Grafton ror
Case 144, Ablatha Field vs. the United States;
snbmltted on the testimony. W G. Low for com
plainants. Adjourned
Gov. Pennington, or Dakota, who has been
here in connection with tbe Sioux Indian and
their business, left yesterday for borne.
E. F. Folger, superintendent of the Rich
mond and York River Hie of steamers, died to
day, ue wa formerly irom Buffalo, N. Y.
Ex-Parish Judge Beldenwasihot and mortally
wounded by Sherburn, present Judge, of Terre
Bonne parish, La., In a difficulty at Houtna
yesterday mornlDag.
Israel Cohen, a well-known broker of BaltU
t.'more, and the oldest member or tne stock
board, aled very suddenly yesterday morning.
Immediately alter meeting, the board adjourned
In respect to hit memory.
The President and Mr. Grant, Mr. Sartorls,
Mr. Ool. F. D. Grant and General Babeock left
here yesterday morning for Long Branch to
spend the summer, and arrived talely at 4:45 p.
m. Mr. L. P. Lackey, private secretary to tbe
President, remain in charge or the .Executive
The Fishery Question.
Ottawa, June S.-.-ilr.-Wltcher, of he Marine
and Fishery Department, has gone to Montreal
fcr the purpose of conferring with tbe British
commissioner on tbe fishing claims commission.
Mr. Wlteher carried with him fall statlitlcsofthe
value of the Canada fisheries, and it Is told that
the sums" which could be legitimately claimed
from tbe United States under the treaty would
amount in tbeaggiezate to so,ouo,ooo.
Report trom Upper Ottawa state that tbe
forest fire are dole an Immense amOantofdam
agetothe timber limit, and tbat already more
nlnehaa haenriettrovod tntn thBliimh.t.HwAi,lii
cat In threo years.
LaTT department commexcehext.
Beuwrks or Prcsldcut lTealj', "of the
TJnitcrNity Tnlcdletoryorifr. J.
.U. Duly, or the Clrtia Mnilr by
the Marine Band The Old
College Maintains lis
I'rlendtt nud Kcpti-
tntion, Ac, etc.
Ford's opera house was crowded with an Intel
ligent audience last nlgbt, who were in attend
ance at tbe annual commencement of the law
department or tbe University or Georgetown. The
audience was composed principally of ladles.
Among the geetlemen present were prominent
members of the bar and ministers or the gospel.
Tbe Marino band was seated in the orchestra,
and tbe members with their scarlet coats, tbe
various colors or the ladles' dresses and the btl'
llant display el flowers, made the sight beautiful
In the extreme. Along the front of the stage
were arranged bouquets or flowers In rows. In tbe
greatest profusion, while on either side were
tables abundantly filled with choloe exotic.
The stage was occupied by the members of the
graduating class. Officers of the class A. G.
Stone, president; V D. Stockbrldge, vice presi
dent; Chas. F. Benjamin, secretary, and C. C.
Lancaster, jr., treasurer. Evocative committee
E. B. Brlggs, chairman; D. B. Gallatin. C. 13.
Lancaster,jr.,J.H. Ralston and W.H.Dennis.
Reception committee E. J. Thomas, chalrmsn;
L. A. Bailey, Wm. O. Conway, J. E. Uayden,
Thomas Murray, John K. Sullivan, John Statz,
Charles F. Benjamin, James (1. Brown, W. A.
Eldredge, 1. 11. McDonald, Neal T. Murray, W.
A. Wlmsatt and E. E. Waters. Rev. P. Kealy.
president, Christopher Ingle, LL. Ii., professoror
equity, and Bernard T. Hanley, LL. H., secretary
and treasurer or the rscalty, and Messrs. Alcv.
Porter Morse, Wm. F. tlnlcksall, J. F. Beale, E.
D. F. Brady and Wm. P. Pierce, of the alumni ol
tbe law department.
Tbe exercises were then conducted as follows'
March, "Hlgoletto," Verdi; overture, "Jolly Rob
bers," Suppe. Juage MacArthar, la tbe aDseneo
ol Hon. Benjamin 11. Brlstow, then arose and In
troduced the orator, who delivered the annual
address; whlcb was followed by "L Huguenot,"
from Meyerbeer.
F. J. SI. Daly, A. R, was Introduced, and de
livered the valedictory, as follows:
Tho Vcledictory.
He opened the address by comparing the bril
liant scene before him to a new Eden or delights,
wherein were blended the beautiful flowers of
tho field and tho sweet music of the zephyrs
fair Eves to smile on us, wise Adams to counsel
us. This Is no ordinary affair as far as we are
concerned. On the contrary 'tis one that forms
an epoch In oar lives, and long to be remembered.
Following tbe paths that custom has dictated to
a valedictorian he made some remarks regarding
the profession, and qaoted the following from
Hooker ns the grandest eulogy ever pronounced
on lau : "Uf law there can be no less acknowledged
tban that her seat Is In the bosom or God: ber
voice tbe harmnny or the world. All things In
heaven and earth do her homage tbe very least
as reeling her care; tho greatest as not exempt
from ber power. Both angels and men and crea
tures, ot what condition soever, though each In a
different sort and manner,' yet all with uoirorm
consent admiring her as the mother or their
peace and. joy." Law pervades all things In
nature and in art. In obeinici to a universal
law crystals are formed, their angles measured
with mathematical precision, and they are
grouped into combination or exquisite lustre
und beauty. Laws grand In their proportions
marshal the
Laws or symmetry and beauty guides the painter's
biusb, the sculptor's chisel and tbe mechanic's
tools. A law so necessary and providential links
together all things In nature, directing them to
work rorman's subsistence. Our bread comes from
the grain confided to the earth; tbe rains rertlllze
it, evaporation produces the vapor that cause
rain. Evaporation supposes the action or tbe
heat and orthe sun, so we trace tbe chain back
till wo lose It In tbe mystic labyrinths or science
only to find Its origin by the aid or revelation In
the breast or the Eternal, it the laws or tbo
natural order are so worthy or our admiration
J and study, bow much more beautiful and grand
must tne laws 01 ine moral oraer oe laws wnicn
are Intended to make man live In harmony and
friendship with his fellow., to lead In tbe path or
right and justice a community or persons so diver
sified In taste, culture, occupations and Inclina
tions. The sole object ol the laws is justice, and
Irom tbe earliest times the administration or jus
tice has existed. The principles or international
arbitration, which some are trying to class
amongst tbe "Isms" of modern times, were widely
onderstood and applied by the Sovereign Pon
tius when, as leader ot the Christian world, they
exercised their prerogative as umpires amongst
nations. II. paid a tribute to tbe much-abused
middle ages as times In which the great founda
tions of
took their origin. As the mere proclamation or
tt uth has eer been lound Insufficient there :is
needed sanction and enforcement, aiM from tbe
necessity thus arising sprang the system of
courts and attorneys In a word, the legal pro
fesslon. As the law may cover all
branches r knowledge, to be a good law
yer one should be a well-read man. He
then Illustrated tbe point by showing that some
orthe oldest men who ever honored the world
with their presence, devoted to the law their
goodly attention. The orator Demosthenes, the
philosopher Cicero, tbe emperor Justlman, and
so many learned men In our owa day, have chosen
the law as their profession. Tho law Is not so
bound up by rules or action as Is generally sup
iwsed. Common sense Is rapidly doing away
with what old fictions may nave claog to her
garments. On the contrary. It will ever be inev
austlble In Its resources ollerlng a wide field
lor the practitioner. Advancement In civiliza
tion and government will ever present to Its con
sideration questions and combinations entirely
new. Many hard saying! are uttered against the
profession', but In this it only shires a common
late with its sisters, from th. ministry downward.
Jokes are made upon lawyers, bat tney past and
are lest with the merriment they occasion. lie
related one In whlcb, by accldeat, a lawyer
cuocscs tne
but turned tbe point by remarking tbat our deal
ings with Satan are anythlngbut complimentary
when In tke courts we contribute to give the
devil LI doe. He asked tbe audience not to at
tribute to the science or right Itself the Injuries
they may sailer at the bauds or tricksters In the
profession, bat to study Its beauties, assuring
them tbe more tbey do so the more will tbey love
and admire It. He thanked them for their pres
ence, and the ladles, In particular, for their beau-t-lful
floral offerings, and In return for th good
wishes so forcibly expressed, fished theui all
health and prosperity. Turning to President
Healy he thanked him ror the favors he had
shown tbe class, being folly sensible orthe honor
to receive a diploma trom old Georgetown, and
hoped tbat their future career might render
tbem worthy to be classed among Its Illustrious
alumni. Then to the faculty the class heart
ily thanked them for their labors in their beball;
for tbe gentlemanly manner In which they have
ever treated them; for tbe sound instruction they
took so much pains to Impart to them. Though
they had been told that their way Is hard and
laborious, still tbey hoped to prove that their
ncarti are r.01 laim nor tnetr leet weary in tne
desired paths. He then claimed a bright spn In
their memory for tbls, their
Addressing his classmates he said that tbe even
ing had brought them to the goal or their hopes,
and tbey could never more took forward to a
common rtage to be decorated with like
honors; tbat each, had now a separate haven or
his own to reach. Though the decree or
tbe faculty had severed the bond ot friend
ship that bad hitherto held them together as
collegians, still he hoped that the tie or a
common, profession may have their Influence,
and that socially tbclr mutual Intercourse might
long remain uninterrupted. He spoke or the
beauty or the profession, the Illustrious prece
dents, telling tbem that as It open its aim most
generously theymust perform the duty they owe
it to apply In all their virgin purity and force
those principle cr justice which are It very es
sence, reminding them tbat the lawyer is, in a
measure, tbe maker ol the law, when by bis
argument he assist to construe and apply them.
He warned them not to enter the profession
through lust tor gain. Tbls, tay an eminent
Jurist, shear a splendid profession or its beams-,
and reduces It down to a mere trade. Before en
tering it they sboald find la it something eon
genial, something which draws them tclt with
reverence and affection, and entering It tbey
should honor and revere it as. sacredly a the
prlett.deethe altar he has sworn to love and to
maintain. Subject to these conditions ther la no
profession which offers a wider or nobler field ror
No land In which higher honors await the worthy
than In our own. They must make themselves
worthy by perseverance. In spite of what eynto?
tay that they should indulge In dream ot (or.
tun. and or fame tbat though It Is now bat an
airy, nothing, still it might be changed Into a
grand reality. .There ntust be. a vision of th. ob
ject before they could hope to have th. object It
self. Perseverance Jas a twln-slster, opportunity,
and w. most be ever ready to stlze and as. this
when It makes Its appearance.
'Ther. Is a tide in the flairs rineo
Which, when Ukenat the flood, leads on to for
tune." He counseled them to add to their professional"
acquirement a lire of onnd morality, and then
the happiness or the future 1 teeure.
In conclusion, he hoped they might realize all
tbe profession expects or them, and that their
own dreams or success might be rally and amply
gratified, and tbat their future life might be
happy, prosperous and free from care. Bat most
firmly did he hope that after having pleaded
successfully many causes; examined and eross
ex'mlned many witnesses; argued learnedly be
fore learned judges; that when they tbemselrei
were arraigned for judgment before that august
tribunal Irom which there is no appeal, ther
might have many good deeds recorded; many
Christian witnesses to plead successfully ror
Mr. Daly was frequently interrupted with ap
plause, and on its conclusion he was warmly con
gratulated and applauded.
The band next performed the trio, "Attlla,"
Thi wa followed by tbe conferring or degrees
by Rev. P. P. Healy, s. J., on the following
graduates: Edmund B. Brlggs and J. B.Church,
New York; F.J. M. Daly, Pennsylvania; Ben.
R. Howe". Ohio; Harold Iliman, New York; D.
D. Kane, District of Colombia: F. A. Lehmann,
New York ; James E. Miller, District or Colum
bia; Addison G. Stone, New York: Virgil D.
Stockbrldge, Maine; Albertus H. West, New
Th. band then played a polka, which was well
received by the audience, and Father !Healey de
livered the rollowlng address:
"The scene this evening reminds me of a band
of young pioneers starting tor their homes in the
West- These pioneers areyoung menithey have
received words or wisdom, and they havo also re
ceived word or parting from the speaker, bid
ding them good cheer In their voyage of lite; each
have pledged eternal fidelity. Certificates have
beeD placed In their hands of good standing and
grod conduct. They should have God speed and
words or encouragement a they enter upon new
tcenct of life."
Tbe band then played a waltz, after which the
exercises closed, and the distribution or bouquets
to the graduates began. They were all hand
some, but tbe most noticeable was that presented
to Mr. Kane, It being a large anchor made
ol tbr choicest fiowerc
Their Farewell Talk They go Home To-Day',
The Indians hare at last concluded tbat It
would not be right or tare ror thea to sign the
agreement to relinquish their hunting privileges
In Nebraska without first consulting the wishes
or their people at home. They propose to go
home to-day and take the agreement with them.
ir these people unanimously favor tbe signing
they will do to at once and forward the docu
ment to Washlngton.to that the 425,000 may be
drawn from tbe Treasury be Tore the 1st or July.
The several agents are endeavoring to secure
another audience with the Secretary to-day, so
that the delegations may have a last opportunity
to express themselves on the Black Hills subject.
As toon as It was understood that the delegations
would not sign the paper, bat were desirous or
going homeward, word was sent to the Interior
Department, and Commissioner Smith repaired to
the Tremont Houso and held an Interesting audi
ence with the cbleltains. Tbe rollowlng is a
verbatim report or the Interview :
Commls'ioner. I have learned from Dr. Daniels
this morning that you are not prepared to
accept the advice that tbe President gave
you yesterday, but desire still to carry out
your Hlsh to go home before yoa take any action
at alH Tho Secretary desires me to say tbat be Is
very sorry that you are not willing to accept the
advice ol the best friend yoa ever had, and he
kopes that you will not have occasion hereafter to
be sorry yourselves; and 1 come now to make to
That It, tbat you take this agreement, which has
been drawn np with you, and talk among your
selves tbere one copy at the Spotted Tall and one
at tbe Red Cloud ageney; and that yon sign It
there and send It back to me us soon as you can
It you sign It there you will alto signify what
present! you desire to have bought with the
money, and It Is supposed tbat It yoa go home as
rqen as you can, and get your council together Im
mediately, and have short talk, and come to a
decision, and your agent comes over to Laramie
and telegraphs me, that the presents can be
bougbt before the lzth or June. As your friend,
J am bcund to tell yon tbat you run some risk
alout It, but tbat risk you take yourselves la not
signing that paper.
In tbe first place, you ooght not to he afraid to
sign anything that roar Great Father asks yoa
to sign. He Is able to look ai the two sides or a
thing. He can tee what Is coming to you, from
yourselves, from the necessities you are getting
to be In from the passing away ol game. Yoa can
see tbat to a certain extent, Dttt he can also see
what Is going to come to you, trom the pressure
or white men all around you, a great deal better
tban you can. He sees tnat it Is not possible tor
him to hold all tbat country or tbe North Platte
In Nebraska, whlcffnone or you use, neither you
nor the white man, as neutral country between
the two. He sees tbat these white men who de
tire to go there are tke men who send Congress
men to Washington to make laws. He knows
that If you should desire and endeavor to keep
that line the country would be vacant forever.
He cannot do it Vecause the Congressmen would
pass laws taking it from you anyhow. He told
you that yesterday, when he said that the lauds
cannot be kept for mere sentiment. They must
be kept Tor use. You are asked to give ap that
which youwere told yesterday was of very little
use to you.
The buffalo tbat yoa can now get down on the
Republican fork are not worth going down after.
hen a man goes out to get something to eat,
and cannot find enough to last him back en his
return, then he bad better not go any more.
The other privilege which yoa are asked to sur
render It only tbe privilege of keeping a coun
try belonging to nobody, it does not belong to
yoa lor occupation at all. Yon are asked to sur
render your pau of that agreement not to bare
the country occupied, but there Is a certain part
or the country to which you hare no title what
ever, except this agreement that noDOdy shall
have It. that yoa need. That Is the part north of
the Niobrara river and between tbe Niobrara
and that line of stakes which vou have seen run.
' nlng through your village, and which troubled
I you to much; and that Is exactly what tbls
agreement gives to yon. You give this title,
' whlcb is or no value to you, to tne country be
tween the North Platte and the Niobrara river,
and In return ror It you get the rljtht to occupy
and live In tbls country north or tbe Niobrara
1 and south or tbe Nebraska line tbe very coun
tey tbat you arc living Innow and that you de
1 sire so much.
, 1 know ht you feel about Itthat tbat Nebraska
line was a mistake; tbat you did not understand
1 it so; nbether It was a mistake or not cannot be
helped now. 1 mean neither tho President nor
tho Secretary ha' the power to help It. It Is a
law of Congress tbat they cannot change. Hat
tbls agreement gives it back to you for your use
and occupation. You certainly will make agreat
mistake, tbe great mistake or your lle, If you do
not avail yourselves or the opportunity to get
yourselves such a homo as you need. I wish
that ycu could see that It is too Important to
have any risk about it, and that you are doing
what Is proper by signing this agreement that Is
belore you, but this I will not urge. Yoa are
grown men, and you ought to know by this time
what a responsibility It on you. I came down
hereto say UU to you. In order to tare another
council at the Department of the Interior. You
canactonthUvamong yourselves, and when you
get ready lor an answer, wewlll hear you there.
Spotted Tall. I wish to say a few words to you.
In tbe things yoa have said to me, your opinion
is not at all different from mine, and my mind
doe not ran contrary to anything yoa hare said.
You have made me very happy by one thing yoa
have said; you have said that the Nebraska line,
which 1 ruanlng through my village. Is to be re
moved. That I my country, and If it Is removed
I will be very glad. I have already said that 1
will receive this money for the purpose or giving
up the right to hunt buffalo, although It Is very
little. I told you tbat I would receive tbls money,
and tbat I wished to consider the matter, and
that I wished you to hold It here. I said this be
cause 1 wished to go back Immediately to my
people and Induce them to finish It up at once.
1 sar this, became If 1 sign a caper her. bv nr.
teir, people about me may dispute over It, and
there may be bloodshed over this little matter:
and If I take it home and sign tt before all the
people, the people will be glad. I wish you to
and I will appoint three men to go out at once.
1 want this business to be attended to Immedi
ately; aad If they can get there as soon as we do,
so much the better.
Red ('load. This Is my opinion and I wish to
tell It to you. In regard to this monar for giving
up the right to rnmt.-J. have not said anything
against It. You see these young men about me
here. Tbey are good young men, but at home there
are a great many more of tbetame kind that sur
round me there. The reason I wish, to postpone
the declslcu as to what to take till I get home. Is
that I think my young men may wish to purchase
seme things tbat will not be consumed in a few
J cats, and may want totellme what things' when
get home. We have told yoa that we want
threecommlt ilonert to go home with us. I will ap
point two now. Todd Randall and Mr. Collins.
The third I will determine during tbe day, and
will tell you before night. Whatever commis
sioners are to go batk, 1 would like tu have tbem
In a hurry to go there.
Commissioner. I shall be able to keep your
money just twenty-teveu days more, if the pres
ents are not bougbt within that time then I will
hare no control over your money. So you can see
how Utile time you hare to go on tbls long Jour
ney end get your iople together and get word
back to me, and hare the purchases made. And
It teems to me that It will not do for you to have
this other matter about the commissioners mixed
up with this. The question at to who shall be
the commissioner Is decided, of course, by the
President, and you appoint your own commis
sioners to represent Ibe Indians. Yoa hive your
tide to represent, and or course you will have
yonr own men who will represent It ror your
selves; and he will have bis tide and will have
hit own men. Hut It It not Impossible for yoa to
name one man that you would like to hare him ap
point to represent him, and that he may consider
your withes, bat that must not be a man who
lives among yoa, because, otherwise, he would
represent you ana not the President. .Since you
have been here I have heard none of your own
men talk. Have tbey nothing to tay 7 They have
come a long distance.
Red Cloud. When 1 came here before and bad
councils the people who came with me also eoun
died with the Government. When we got home
that did not please the people there, so we have
decided to have Spotted Tall and myself talk.
We council all day and they say to us what they
want to, and then we report It to you.
Additional Private Appointed liquor li
cense Approved.
The Board or Metropolitan Police Commit,
slop ere, at their meeting yesterday, among other
business transacted the rollowlng: B. F. Harper
and Jamet Reynolds were appointed additional
privates, tbe tormer to do doty on Bridge street,
Georgetown, and the latter at Le Droit building,
corner or Eighth and F streets northwest. H.D.
Remlnger was appointed an additional private to
do duty at Le Droit park. The applications ot
Henry Will and R. Glrton for liquor licenses
were approved, and those of Matthew De Atley,
J. S. Rablt, Jeremiah Qulnn and Thos. Costello
were disapproved.'
Frcposed Establishment at Washington.
A Co-operative Mlllenlnm for Uovern-
ment "Employees and tbo Humbler
Cltlsena or Every Clos The
Wealthy not to be Debarred
A Enterprise Worthy or
Serious Examination
mi tl Possible
rnoMDXNCE,R I., My2V15T3.
To A JafuVrf the National Republican:
Sir: I cordially thank yea, for yoar con
sent to give me, though your columns, a hearing
regarding the matter which lies nearest my
heart, since It toncbes more deeply tban all
others the best Interests or humanity: and I will
endeavor to address myself to It pertinently and
as concisely a so important a topic will allow.
Sat you will tuner me, I hope. In this my open
ing letter, to approach my great tnrje:t,
through sundry preliminary comments.
Uf all the communities ot the land, that or
Washington, with Its high Intelligence and large
opportunities. Is the one which should take tbe
lead In political and social development: and
Irom all I can learn or It your city is, doubtless,
the centre of the traest democracy and the
rarest social culture which the empty-headed
and empty-hearted genius or civilization has per
mitted to tbe people of tho United States, who,
for a full century, have professed unalloyed de
votion to the principles ot the fathers, proclaimed
in the Declaration of independence. But I fre
quently hear or dissensions in your midst, and
which would shake my faith In humanity If tne
latter had ever been allowed unincumbered de
velopment; If "liberty," "democracy," justice"'
and ''right" had ever been much more than
empty words to the vast majority of my fIIor
cltlzens. I hear or hundreds or day laborers in
Washington rorced to band together to secure the
paltry wage or 41.V1 a day, and at last com
pelled to accept l or ilSi as a '-compromise," or
starve with their families; while their more wily
neighbors, many ot whom never did an honest
day's work In their lives, rejoice In luxury, or
I learn, too, or thousands or others, not simply
day-laborers, bat artisans, clerks, women oat or
employment, etc, who can barely manage to tap
port Hie year by year; .1 well as also or a class
ol canning cormorants, who vex yoar city as they
do others, and by various methods or more or less
legalized frauds, currently rob A. 11, C all the
Alphabet ot semi-livers ol a gv,iy fraction of
their little Incomes.
In shctt, I hear so much of Wc' -. t!
after all, lam disposed to think' that no-i.
civilization thrives there. In tbe main, than In
1 many outer portions 01 tnoiana. ana 1 amin
' cllncd to fear that Democracy and Republicanism,
as practiced in Washington, Tall as far short of
1 the realities which the men or hundred years
ago provisioned as they do In Boston, Mass.. wlttl
' her "sacred memories," or In Charleston, S. C,
wnere tne wages-tiavea 01 tne one city ana tne
lato chattel-slaves of the other bear the tear of
a social system which in all Its phases mocks the
genlas ol Christianity, and brands civilization as
a godless hand-maiden, or sister of barbarism,
Lut partially more refined than she.
But ldoliot complain or these things. Words
ot commiseration and tears or pity may be the
proper poetry, or mournful meter by which hu
manity straggles on at How paco
oat or the night or civilization into the broad day
or coming enlightenment. Bat I am painfully
aware that they effect but ilttle or good, lave as
they temper the heart of man to benevolence;
ana that deeds, practical work, practical schemes
ot progress only are worthy of serious considera
tion. 1 hold that all attempts at "purifying" our
politics, ror example, are kilo so far as permanent
results are concerned, and must be so long as the
mala principles of our Government and oar eirie
codes and ttatutea are raise so long as the
ridiculous basilar prinaiple or Democracy, "the
right of the majority to rale," is unqualifiedly
accepted, aad labor practically has no rights
which capital Is bound to respect. It matters not,
perhaps, which political party Is In power, cor
ruption and "scolls" are amonr the cardinal Drln-
J clples or each, and as things now are, the qaad
' rennlal presidential election is the merest "toy
ing wun 1001s mc maszes.
What Interest, then, can those ot my readers,
who may be dependent upon daily lalr or small
salaries tor a iivtnr, nave in continuing to oe Dai-lot-box
tools rordemsgoguesf
The very effort will make new men of them, I
I trust, men who will close their eyes upon the
follies of past partisanship, and enter upon the
neiu 01 jus in Beusiuic socuii me. xtufc x aau
no thought when I took my pen or touching the
wretched subject or partisan politic.
It must be evident to every reflecting person
that there is a possible injustice in either oar
political or social laws when they whose labor
creates all the goods ol life enjoy bat a traction or
tbem, and they who produce not a dollar of
wealth revel in their millions. It mast cause the
philanthropic observer outside of Massachusetts,
lor Instance, to pause and Inquire "What are we
coming to " when he learns tnat In that vaunted
State eighty per cent, or ber whole wealth Is
owned by twenty per cent, or ber population, who
are not creators ot wealth, while eighty percent,
ot ber people, who are producers, are in such a
dependent condition that tbe twenty per cent, or
her wealtb, which they are said to "own," Is
mainly at the mercy st or controlled by bcr na
bob. But such Is the sad fact which her Labor
Bureau's Investigations hare brought to light,
and tbe waecs-slavcs or Massachusetts are bound
hand and toot- Their education, superior to that
or the old chattel slaves or the South, oaly serves
to make tbem more sensitive to their degrada
It occurs to me, en pattant, that tbe former
Southern slaves matt hare now learned how
empty Is "freedom" without remunerative em
ploymentthe freedom to starve, or tell them
selves ir tbey can for dally food, or steal as an
alternative! Oh! Freedom! thou mysterious god
dess of tbe American fancy!
But I need not enlarge on this head. Nine
tenths or your readers. It Is safe to say, hare ex
pended more or lets thought upon the subject of
society's injustices, and the most hare given up
the eolutlon of the toelal problem in detpalr,
boreless.and looking for tome "change" they
I moow noi wnai-w come to tneir reuei. ine
most foolish seek it In political overturns, and
blindly trust to fate, only to And themselves year
after year in greater distress. The wiser know
I that the trouble lies deeper tban In mere na
tional government, but how to ret at and extir
pate It bat few understand. Perhaps reforsa
waits upon "the proceisottbosuns," but ft Is sure
that a valuable beginning can now be made; that
Washington Is as feasible a snot asanrin the
country to commence at- and that an experiment
In social science, tested ror hiteen years and bear
ing richest fruit, has added tho brightest chapter
to all tbe world's history and mints, in the "Fam
llstere" or
at Gnlse, France, to tbe tosalble realization by
the whole human race of nil the com Torts and lux
uries which they need, to tay.the least, and, as I
think, eventually, all that tho soul can compre
hend orjoy here upon this planet.
It Is or the 'Tamlllstere," as an exemplar, and
orthe easy possibility or establishing Its counter
part In Washington first, and finally multiplying
It all over the country, and or the methods by
which this It to be done, (at ttudled by me In last
summer' residence at the Famlllstere, so that 1
may speak largely or what I know from actual
observation;) alto, or the vast advantages,
physical. Intellectual, social, moral, (or, in
other words, pecuniary, which comprehends all
the rest, when rightly understood,) to tbe aetlve,
working resident of Washington, particularly
the clerks of the various departments, who only
half lire now, and whose condition Is. on the
wbole, not to be envied by the moderately "inde
pendent" farmer or these things is It that I wish
to talk in succeeding letters.
And 1 would Intimate now that In discussing
matters I shall keep In view the fact tbat even
our wealthiest citizens. In the present isolated
household tysttm.enjoyonlya tithe ot whatthe
"eminently social animal," man. Is competent to en
joy In a proper toelal system. So It is not only
the harassed laboring classes and the straggling
middle classes, bat the wealthiest as well, who
not only need, bat ought
II Is doubtless true that our very wealthiest-men.
such at they are. tuner more vexations and enjoy
less tban Indeed, are not competent to enjoy so
much as our more Intelligent classes who have a
bar. competence, while the latter aroyetdwarfed,
ball-developed, deformed in many way at best.
So. In raet, every elas or society, lrora the wages
slave to I be Ophlr-owulng. Senator whesel untu
tored ambition boyt htm position. In th. vain
hope lo satisfy the Ill-defined wants or hi soul,
need the light or tbo"Famlltstiere," and the no
ble Institution which shall follow It.
My creed Is not a narrow one, and Its charities
are not limited, at you tee, Hr. Une Famlllstere
In Nazareth, in the days or the Master and the
Disciples, would, 1 verily believe, have led, with
in a century or two at molt from that time, to the
realisation ty all the Inhabitant of the temper
ate zone of all th. lofty Ideal of Christianity,
and which are now trampled under foot by Its
enemy, civilization. Une Famlllstere planted at
ror the whole country In ten years than fire cen
turies like this miserable one. to whoso comple
tion we are httdrawtng. and which will be looked
back upon, I trait, by the eont and daughters" of
America, who shall witness the end or the next
one. with the disgust with whleh we read or the
brutality and "cannlbalIsm"ot our British ances
tors before the day or St. Austin.
Let me add. sir, do not set me down a "vision
ary," over-enthusiastic," or "fanatic" till you
have teen my "llguret" and "theorems." lwlll
"map out" nothing bat practical realities already
verified, and deal only with stubborn fact?, and I
am meanwhile, sir.
Very respectfully year,
Hi Advice to Southern Bepublleans In Ala
WASnil-CTOX, D. C, April r, 1ST.
JtmesA. Abrahams, ctq. LlelngtloiL, Alabama:
Dear Judoe: Belore I left your county In Jan
uary last you requested me to give you Informa
tion from time to time a to what would be the
probable action of the Government in reference
to the protection of Southern Republicans from
the outrages or Ku-KIax and similar organiza
tions. My letters heretofore led you to hops that
etacient measures would be taken to secure
against offenders. These letters were written
during the session of Congress, but since that
body has adjourned, without having done any
thing to-effee tt object desired, a general apa
thy teems to pervade all the Departments of the
Government, Y'ou need not expect any protec
tion from the Government against the Ku-KIux
persecutions down there, for it has not the ability
to give tt through the courts nor the authority
outside of them. Evidence, which the Ku-KIax
are expert In furnishing, with the aid of almost
the entire legal fraternity or the South,
who are ever ready to make common cause
against SepanUcacs and friends of the Govern
ment, renaer justice In tbe Federal courts as
powerless as in the State courts. In any section
where perjury is a pastime, and cruelty, persecu
tion and crime are delightful amusements, and
receive the sanction of the Church and the ap
proval of society, justice must neces-arlly become
a mockery. A large number of Kepubllcans of
tbo last Congress, stained with the results of
tbelr former corruption and fraads In Credit
Moblller and the like, along with a few coward?,
wtow-ro Intimidated by tbe last fall elections,
together wltb others who wanted to apologize for
their iormcr acts or loyalty t the Government,
were In the main responsible for the failure 01
the legislation necessary to enable the President
to give tbat protection to the poor, persecuted
Kepubllcans andt loyalists at the South, whleh
they to much need. No fair-minded man can
doubt tbat nearly every Southern State would be
Republican If every voter couldexpress his honest
convictions, free from the lear of persecution.
And It Is equally certain that scarce a State In
the South will be permitted to remain Republi
can. Yet 1 do not believe that the next national
election will be a Democratic victory, for 1 cannot
think that the Ku-KIux ot the South has pru
dence enough to keep Its
hidden from the Northern mind, notwithstanding
the two adders from the mud banks orGeorgt
and Mississippi went up amon? the Natmeggers
or New Hampshire in sheep's clothing. For Mis
sissippi Is to have an election next 'all, and It has
been decreed by tbo Grand Cyclops that tbat State
Is to be redeemed from the curse or carpet-bag,
scalawag, radical role, and Indolng this thesleep
lng Kn Klux sernent will crawl oat fall-length 3
few days before the polls are opened and run all
the negroes Into the swamps, and swell ur so that
ltwUl be plainly visible over In New England
and the INoitbwctt, and perhaps wake up the
slumbering Hon ot American liberty over all the
loyal States, who wllL snatch once more, as la
1SC0, the sceptre from the traitor's hand, whither
it now seems to be drifting.
But what needs the poor Southern Republican
care what party Is in power They have had their
irlends in power ever slnco the close of the war,
and notwithstanding this hare had to undergo all
tbe suffering and torture that tbe devil, through
the mind of a wicked foe, could Invent against
them. During all this time they have been the
only true and loyal friends ot the Government In
the South. The promise of tbe Government to
give them the protection of the law, and punish
their peisecutors and murderers, is now beginning
to be undet stood as false.
The few feeble efforts made toward bringing
these political assassins to justice juston theevo
of an election, and suddenly discontinued Imme
diately thereafter, is beginning to be understood
by the tvnmble victims down there, as well as by
tbe agents who have been sent tbere to execute
tbo laws, whose efforts In that direction have
been twitted Into political capital by demagogues
of both political parties, at the expense ot the
live of many Southern Republicans, and to the
odlam of honest agents. Tnese praeuces are be
Ktnnlu:to.recoll. A government "that toulJ
to bombard Its way Into a Pagan city for wrongs
done to an American citizen In China stands here
to-day with its arms folded, while murderers who
slew a United States mall agent within three
tulles of year house walked the streets of yoar
town, chuckling and gloating over their crime in
open defiance of, and without lear of, the Uw. So
1 say, what need tbe poor Republican at the South
carer ir the Democrats come Into power, yoar
only protection will be In yoar own hands. It Is
tut little better now.
There Is a very strong element In tbe Sooth
that favors the Idea or the Government assuming
the carpet-bag debts or the Southern States In
flicted upon them, as tbey say, by the reconstruc
tion enforced by tbls tyrannical Government.
This questton will agitate the next Congress, and
receive a considerable degree of attenuoa trom
the high-flavored lobbyists. The bonds for these
outstanding debts are held bv Wall street, and
worth Trom three to thirty cents on the dollar. It
is rumored that the
has already been let by the Wall streeters, an.l
tbat ev- alker. Gubernatorial banker. Demo
cratic carpet-bag member or Congress from Vir
ginia, Is tu be Its champion In the House, he un
der whose rule the Vliglnla State debt swelled
far up in the millions beyond what It had ever
been before. It Is also rumored that one Augustus
Suromertteld, of Ituncomb. the Independent, bolt
ing Ku-KIux thief, who stole bis seat from Gov.
ar.ee by his low political trickery and desertion
ol his own party friends, under whose advice aad
counsel and lobby generalship North Carolina
was made the victim ot a bond steal that only
equaled In enormity thatof Tammany Tweed, Is to
be tbe champion In the Senate.
Two better rascals ror thecbampionshlp of such
an Infamous scheme could not be selected sines
tbe death ot Captain KIdd. It Is also rnmorcj
that the contractor or this job is to get $1'W,00 it
the billpasset. and that Wall street Is tobies
tbat up by 7,ono,ooo more, to be used in greasing
tbe wheels or the legislative mllL Tbls job will
doubtless go through the House without trouble,
and the rub In the Senate will not be bard with
Merrimon Inside working ror poor, bleeding North
Carolina and a seven million pressure from with
however, that oat few know the depth ot, which
will eclipse even the big job just rererrel to.
When the White League get control or tbe Na
tional Government, when Union menof the North
ate ostracised here as they are with you, and the
Ku-KIux demon spreads Its dark wings and
breathes It nery breath, and clutches its deadly
claws over the dome orthe National Capitol ;
when one-armed Union toldlers and their widows
acd orphans have to give place In the public
efflees of the Government to those who fought to
destroy it: when the vaults of the Treasury are
opened wide to pay ror four millions of slaves;
when eighty Confederate warriors In the next
Congress crack the whip or the old slave power
over the heads or Union men, and matte thea
quail berore fts fierce sting; and when the Gov
ernment Is so changed at to give them perpetual
leate of power and C.eiirlsm, which tbey have
been ever ready to charge on General Grant, is
established under Democratic rule, tbe Kn-Klax
millennium will truly be at hand. When these
things shallall have come to pas. perhaps North
ern Republicans will begin to be convinced o
what we have known for years. In conclusion
my auvice to yoa is tnis:
for you live In a section of the country where Ku
Kluxltm is to rule supreme. Your landt are dally
depreciating In value; your laboring population
Is leaving you and none coming to take their
placet. The end or this It plain. Wlndup.close
tut, get away, ror It will continue to grow worse
acd worte.and you will finally hare to leave after
all when nothing can perhaps be realized. Should
the Government move the troops which are now
tbere you would have no protection whatever. A
Ku-Kiux could then drop a few dozen otbls "blue
whistlers" Into you with Impunity, as you know
they have often threatened to do. ir you cannot
leave there make the best terms you can with
them to teeure yourteir against their hostility.
This 1 think you can do by agreeing to take no
part In politics in future, and by submitting to
inch Insults, on account ol your lormer Republi
canism, as they may teem disposed. In the magnan
imity of their hearts, to excuse you with. In
my next lwlll give yoa my view ot the origin,
giowtb, and objector tha Third Term agitation.
Truly jour friend, Hestek.
To-night' Concert.
Tbe Madrigal boys, a we have before men
tioned, will give their last concert at the Assem
bly church, corner of I and Fifth streets north
west. They came on from New York expressly
to sing at the concert of the Philharmonic Society
of Baltimore on Monday lut. Mr. Falrlamb
there engaged them for his concert in this city oa
Tnesday night, and owing to their great success
they were re-engaged for Thursday evening. At
this latter entertainment, to which we have al.
ready alluded, they created a special furore by
their interpretation of that very difficult con
certed piece, Chljnirtna, In Donizetti's Lucia di
Lammermoor. Mr. Falrlamb at once secured
their sirvlees ror another concert, to take place
this evening at the Assembly church.
This building, it is true, is a little oat of tha
way ror some of our citizens, bat it has a rare ad
vantage In the possession of a large, well-toned
organ, which, tn tbete concert, ha DeeuateJ
with excellent effect. With this aid the "Mle
rere," from "Trovatore," aad the 'Pilgrim's
Chora"," from "Lombard!," receive a truly noble
It matt not be supposed that the Hadriga!
boys are the only attractions of the concert of
to-night. Mr. Falrlamb's admirable octette of
singers will take part, and the variety of solos
and concerted pieces cannot fall to please. Mrs.
Falrlamb will star the part or Leonora in tha
tower scene from "Trovator.," with Mr. Marsell
as Maurice. The Madrigal boy, beside the
piece let down for them on the programme, wlir, '
Ir desired by th. audience, sing a rev or those pe-.
cullar melodies known a "Jubllee'Songs."
Marriage licenses.
Tha following marriage licenses were granted
Dennis King and Abby GerdnertFranklin
Waddy and Llzste Coleman: Lorenzo Harris and
Mary, Barker; Taylor Sorrell and EUza Jane
Al exind er; C. H. hfckitetn and Mary W. Feruour;
Abner Barges and Elizabeth M. Evans; Henry
Stewart and Sallle Coleman; H. D. Conner and
Isabella Murray; Washington Towell and Anne
Blackwell; Frederick G. Alexander and Ida L.
Hogbei; John Terrell and Margaret Kennedy;
Wm. Hughes and Orrle B. Murphy; Hcary C.
Lovelett and Alice V-Suit.

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