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IVY I ""' f l&&m&3KSS Wattotml mm WASHINGTON. D. C. TUKSDAYMORNING. APKIL 10 1877. NO. 122. VOL. XVII. LOUISIANA COMMISSION. TIMET HATE BOVattT I.OVJ8IAXJ, BUT COVLlt JfOT MXJ IT. A Tall OranltaUoB Held Yesterday-Dlffer-MtTlUgUoM Beeelved-Tfce Interview vllk Um Jadgee efNIehoU Bnrnm Court New Obxeans, April 9. The commission set three hoars In the morning with dosed doors, the first opportunity It hu selicd for a foil covraHiMon. Atl o'clock It receive 1 a delegation or about twenty.ftve gentlemen, with Mr. BIsek, president of the Cotton Ex. change , at their head, representing tbe bank ers, Berth eats, and otber business men of the city. The commission said to them that they had M ght LoaUlana, but could not find It. They jouod two Governors, two Supreme Court 1 b t aa alleged dual government lu all depart mi at, but, la fact, by the acknowledgment of all parties, tbe re U are one Legislature, though It mttta la two belle. The moment that Legislature meets In one body It will be the State of LoaUlana, and whllo It Is in ass aloa the only power In the Bute that can se cure the Intt Mention of the army. If self-government U desired and the withdrawal of the army, tt can probably be secured in a day should the pubUe opinion of tbe Bute compel Its Legislature to meet as one body. There are S3 of the 3d Benatora and 101 of the 120 Representatives whose election Is not disputed by either party, and the commission urged that when they assembled as such the commission could have nothing whatever to cay about us acuon. mo uiscuaaion oonunueu three hours. The delegation was not Inclined to accept tbe suggestion, malntalnlog that Nkhels must be defended as Ooxernor to the full extent. A delegation from the Union Club, a Re publican association, was received and heard, and a committee from the Packard Legisla ture presented staUstlcs, records and briefs. The commUslon continued In continuous ses sion nearly nine hours and the members spent tbe evening In Individual conversation. On Tuesday the officers of the city govern ment will call, and also a delegation of load ing colored men, Including professional men, planters and cttliena of wealth and business standing. Referring to the Interview between the com mission andlbe Judges of Nichols Sapreme Court, the TimtM says It learns, from the very best authority, that the visit of those Judges was sssde at the request and Invitation of the commbslon, and that the Jodgea did not nor weald the dlecnaa or arena before the com mission the question of status or legality of their court. Various qusstlons were pro pounded, and In answer thereto the commis sion learned that the 8 dp re me Court had. since the 9th of January, passed upon and rendered desUlona In over two hundred cases, and thst their mandates and orders had been Implicitly observed In every Instance. nrxcix nxsuMiTiox Ae Proposed by Becvetaxy Bhormaa tUlver to bo Mora EqaaUy DlatrtboUd Thrra4out thko Cowmtry PUpeeal of Oovommont Doads Tbo Foar-ad-ahalf Fercentev Hearty AD Oat, Congress on the 23d of July. 1870, passed a Joint resolution authorising tha Secretary of the Treasury to exchange 110,000,000 In stiver for legaMe nder notes, said notes to be again put In circulation when a like amount of frac tional currency had been redeemed In other money khan silver coin. The resolution further provided and fixed the silver circulation at iUO.OCO.OQQ. The total amount of fractional currency outstanding at the time of the paa sige of this resolution was only $43,000,000, thus leaving 98,000,000 silver circulation to be Jsurd unprovided for. The 110,000.000 tegsj tenders received In exchange for silver were P seed in tha general currency balance of the T.essory Department. The action of Secretary Sherman todsy Id ordering that these legal tenders bo wltbdrswn from the general Treasury bslance, and bo kept only lor the redemption of silver coin, Is another step lo the specie-resumption meas ures about to bo Inaugurated by Secretary Sherman, as It practically withdraws that smount of legal tenders from clrculstlon. The Treasury is now engaged In the prepare, tlon of a measure looking to the more equal distribution of silver throughout the country, which will be promulgated at an early dsy. It Is believed by Treasury officials that $10,. OOO.COO of fractional currency, at least, has been lost or destroyep, and will never be pre ecntid for redemption. It Is probable thst an equal amount of sliver will In time be ex changed for legal tenders, and the latter be permanently retired. Of the $110,000,000 4j; per cent, bonds subscribed for by the syndicate, $130,000,000 have already been shipped from the Treasury. Of this amount $50,000,000 went to Europe and $70,000,000 were taken In this country. Negotiations continue to progress satisfac torily, and It is believed thst the balance of these bonds, amounting to $160,000,000 will all be taken within the present year. As soon aa tbe 4)4 per cents are disposed of Sec retary Sherman will proceed to place the 4 per cents, amounting to $700,000,000. THE SETT rontCMTHTERY. Tbo ejbroara Interview With Sir. Dean A Viffcreaco of Opinion Between the Coroner aod tbo roUco, (ByTcleimpti to the National Republican.! New Yobk, Aprtl 0. Mr. Dean, wounded partner of the Messrs. Jewett, was visited this morning at his home by Coroner EUrtger, who questioned him In regard to his relations with Orvtlle D. Jewett and his recollections of the clrcnmstancea attending the fatal event. Mr. Dean said that there had been no quar rel between htm and Orvllle D. Jewett, and that no conversation had taken place between them on tbe morning of the explosion concern ing the partnership business. lie sstd that he did not n; member how the explosion occurred or any of tbe particulars of tbe affair. Ills recollections of tbo events of thst morning were all vague and Indistinct. After leaving tha house of Mr. Dean Coro ner Elinger went to the offices of Mr. Desn's and Orvllle D. Jewett'e counsel, accompanied by two members of Mr. Jewett's family. lie wss closeted sometime In au office listening to a statement by Talntor, who has said he saw urvuie Jcweu snoot nimscir. The coroner said that as soon as a theory wss developed he would Inform the public, but at present did not wish to make known his plans, ss by gtvtng them publicity he might thwart his purposes. lie said, how ever, thst he would make arrangements to secure the evidence of Mr, Talntor, and have him present at tbo Inquest, The police still hold to the theory that Or vllle Jewett did not kill himself. The coroner saya he discovered that Mr. Talntor waa to have had so Interest In the business when Orvllle D. Jewett retired from the Arm, and tha latter bad found It out the dsy before the tragedy. The coroner says Mr, Talntor do clsres he isw nothing of tha shooting. The former also states that ho Is la possession of testimony showing thst Orvllle D. Jewett had revolvers snd a knife on his person, and that be purchased the knife on tbe morning of tbe tragedy. Coroner still Inclines to the opinion thst Orvllle took his own life. Tbo rrlce of Coal to bo Advanced Fifty Cents ror Ton. Dy Telegraph to the Nation! Bepubllcan. New Tore:, April 0. At a meeting of coal producers sad carriers held to-day It waa decided to advance the price of coal fitly eeats per ton on Jane 1, as owing to large amounts contracted tor delivery during April and May It wss deemed kiNSMM leeaase general aTBDceainiruniv, t a&.alithaA CKMnfrectairailrf cries or coal at Died prices shall be male dating alter Msyn. mixor VAjpiTAx. rones. GovxKitMxnT Kbvbhub Tbe Internal rev enue ysilerdsy amounted to $763,031.40, and from ess lorn MO,o 28. Toa Be deb mow, There wera 1710,000 worth of National bsnk notsi received at tbe Treasury for redemption yesterday. JuDOiSrixcift's Health. Judge Spen cer, Assistant Attorney General for tbe Fost Office Department, who bsi been III for several dart, Is much improved, and was at his post yes terdsy. Recovered. Hon. K. W. Barker, Tblrd Assistant Postmaster GenereVwho has been confined to his room for the pail tsndays with tbe quinsy, has so far recovered sstobe able to rcsu ue his official datlcs yesterday. Natal Notes. Commander Fred'k Rogers relieved Commander J. W. rhlllps of tbe com mand e( tbe Adams, at Norfolk, Va., on the M Instant. iheHeogerarrlvedat tbe New York nary yard on the 0th Instant from off tbe liet tery. Tb Louisiana Commission. The Presi dent has cot yet received any Information from the Louisiana commission ezoept wbat has come to blm through the newspapers, Tbe general opinion now Is tbat tbe eommlsifon will find tbe matterof arranging the discordant elements cr government In Louisiana s mach more dltncnlt undertaking than was at first contemplated. Farewell Dinner Mr. Gorh.au. On Saturday night tbe beads of the several bureaus, ai a token of their respect for the gentleman, gave to Assistant Secretary of toe Interior !) EertmeM, Mr. Oorham, who retiree on Recount of .health, n complimentary dinner at Weloker'r. l ne an air wee siricuy a private ddi, ioq puna off to the entire satisfaction of every one con nected with It. Postal Cards. Tbe demand for postal cards Is steadily and constantly Increasing. Tbe orders seat from-the Post Uffloe Department yes. terdav amounted. In the aggregate, to one mil. lion three hundred and fifty-seven thousand. It Is estimated. In connection with tbe pending eon. tract fur postal cards, thst the consumption for tbe feor years over which tbe contract is to ex. tend, will be from twelve to Arisen million cards. "Owe Per kims." The statement tbat Sec retary Bchars was to hear tbe evidence onoertaln charges made by one J. MoUlearr Perkins, against commissioner bpear, 01 toe ratent Ufflee. bad no foundation in fact. There are sev. eral charges now pend Inst against Perkins which hit. whin the Saeratarv flndi tlma ta examine them, remit In barring Perkins from practicing before the Department, and which will doubtless be beard before soy charges preferred by Perklne against any officer ef the Uovernmont. Natal Orders. Ensigns B. A. FUke and John W.Stewart ordered to the receiving ship Wyoming, at Washington, D. O. Assistant En gineers win. Kowbotham end A. V.Ysne to tern porary duty on board the U. 8. steamer Dictator, and on tbe arrival of that vessel at League Island. 1.. to regard thtmselrae aa detached and waiting orders. Ensign Wlnslow Alderdlee, detached from duty on the eoast survey and placed on waiting orders. Ensigns Albert Marts end James P. Underwood, from the receiving, ship Wyoming and ordered to (be eoast survey. Armt Orders. By direction of the Secre tary of War. Captain A.U. Vlldrlek,8d artillery, Is appointed to act as Inspector on certain camp and aarTisoncaulpsKe at tha Waahlnaton arsenal for which Captain Frederick Whyte,ordaaaea nioiini vvaaaiDKionarnBai, airn le. Isabl storekeeper, is responsible. en aAflonDtQinhvilfial dliabllltr.' to go beyond the sea, is granted Colonel J. nj nuiuf.su cavair;, 10 nvv April i. .ati. Leave of Lieutenant Uolonel R. J. Dode, 23d in. fantry, is fort her extended one month. Leave for six months is granted second Lieutenant Frank O. Rrlggi, second Infantry. COKTROVZHSr OVER FCRKISBIKO POSTAGE Staii ri. The legal points In the controversy be tweenthe National Bank-note Company, of New York city, and the Standard Publishing Com. pany. of Syracuse, N. Y., were yesterday sub. mltted to the Attorney General for bis decision In the esse. Tbe two companies are competitors for tbe contract for furnishing tbe Poet Office De. Eartmcnt with postage stamps. The Standard ompany Is a trifle the lowest bidder, but tbe dif ferenee Is not sufficient to cover the Increased KejnoIdi.Sd eavairy, to take effect April 1. 1877. eoster transportation and the neoessaryexpendU ture for au additional stamp agency atsyraease. The fact tbat they are not practical steel-plate en graver f, from whom alene proposals were In vited by the Department, Is also made an ele ment or the controversy. Tna Natal School, The Sccretsry of tbe Navy has sent the various Representatives in Congress from districts each entitled to a cadet at the Naval Academy, to fill vacancies In that Institution, notices requesting them to nominate a candidate for admission, to appear at tbe Aoad. emy snd be examined on the loth of June next. ADvttt one hundred of such notlcesbare been sent oat, and nominations sre now being made la re ply thereto. Those who pass tbe Jane examine. tlon will immediately thereafter enter the Acad emy, but those who fail will return to their homes, and tha member from the dlstrlot will be notified to name another candidate to be ex. amlned In September. There will be no gradual. Ing class at the Academy this year, but under the new law the first olass will be ordered to sea to spend two yesrs, and upon their return will graduate. Mail Messenger and Station Service. The Postmaster Ocncral yesterday had under fjoDilderatlon the nronosali for mall miiena-r and station service In thecltleiof Boston, New York. Philadelphia, Ualtlmora and Washington, aodawarded tbe contract in each case to the lowest bidder, except In tbe city of New York. There were but three bidders. Tbo lowest O. K.Otli) was found to have an Informality inbls papers, one of bis bondsmen having signed the bond on the 4th instant, while the certificate of the post, master was dated tbe 6th. Tbis,unJerthe rul ings of tbe Department, made tbe proposal void. Tbe next bid, that of 8, N. lloyt, was claimed toy tbe tblrd bidder (New York Trans I er Company) to be lrresular. belnz certified bv the assistant postmaster, but without de tiding on this point It was deemed advisabte to fall back on tbe reserved rights of the Department, Inasmuch as tbe second bid was 9,ut0 per annum In etceis of the present price, and readvertlse the servlco, rejecting all bids for tbe city of New York. Tbe Transfer Com. rany and Mr. lloyt entered their protests against be rejection ef their bids. Presidential Appointments. Tho Pres ident has appointed Wn. J, Tonn, or Wyoming, register of the land office at Evanston,Wyomtng James ailehrlst, surveyorof enstoms at Wheel ing, West Vs.; Oeorgo Krebs postmaster at Tre. mont, Ohio, and Enoch C. Wines, of New York, commissioner on behalf of tbe United States to it international prl'on congress proposed to be held at Stockholm. Also tbe followtngpostmas tarsi Jos. T. Ularkson, (reappointment,) Ames. bury, Mass.) A.J. Ualklus. Vrlncetou, Ind j A. L. Christie, Nyaok, N. Y.t lllchard Plummer.fre. appointment,) New bury port, Mais t H. lloyd,(re. appointment,) White Plains, N. Y.i Henry K. Uest,Texarkana, Ark.jU. F. Waterhouse, City isiana, n . i .i ueorga u. i. rainier, uiuuor, r.( W.M.Ward, (reappointment.) Peabody.Mais.t P. O. Young, (reappointment,) Prorlnoetown, Mass.; Albert Davis, South Abingdon, Mass.t A. O. Hatch, (reappointment,) Windsor. Vt. S. T. lieerbower, (reappointment.) Marlon. Ohio; Win. K. Leisure, reappointment,) arlnnell, Iowaj Ed, S. Smith, (reappointment.) Hat a via, N, Y.i Jos. Fisher, (reappointment.) New BrunswioV, N. J.t Ueorge Womeldorfl.Mlddleport, Ohloi E. D. Hall, West Merlden, Conn.i Win, 8. Stogie, La. fayette, Ind.i Douglass Smith, Wllkesbarre, Fa; W. II. Martin, (reappointment,) Chester, Pa. ArroiNTMENT or Naval Cadets. Tbe President yesterday made tbe following a p. f ointments of cadets at large, to enter tbe Mill, ary Academy at WestPoTntln June, l&TS: II. W. Oilman, of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, son of Captain J. II. Oilman, commlssory of subsistence U, S. A.I Wm. K. Wood, of New all, Ohio, son of Colonel Charles It. Woods, (retired,) late major general of volunteers, commanding second di vision Fllteeotb Army Corps.Uharlcs Lee Collins, of Cincinnati, Ublo, son ofli. K. Collins, or Cin cinnati, late lieutenant Colonel second Ken tucky cavalry) II. 11. Looker or tho District of Columbia, son of Pay Director T, It. Looker, U. S. Naryi O. D. Fitch, ol Indiana, son of tbe late Captain II. S. Fitch, United btstes volunteers, who served on tbe stall of Generals Pope and Sherman, and grandson of Dr. O. M. Fitch, who served during the war as colonel of the tb In dlana volunteers, also United States Senator from Indians) Wni. U. LeDuo, of Minnesota, son ol W. U. LeDue, late brigadier general of rot. untesrsi Wsrren Putnam Newcomb, of Massa chusetts, only male descendant of General Jo seph Warren and Irael Putnam, of revolutionary faiae. Tbe following have been appointed alternates to take tbe piaoo of any of tbe above named who may fall to pass tbe preliminary examination: It, w. Ligbtburn,of Pennsylvania, son of Uen. Light burn, who commenced a division of the Fifteenth Army Corps, and served at Vioksburg and Cbattanoogai O. K. Davidson, of Missouri, son of Uen. J. W. Davidson, lata United Htatei volunteers, now lieutenant colonel 10th cavalry) j. ju.jnenucDD-.iJ, 01 uaiuomia, son oifjepi, j, Mendanhall. ilh arLlllerwi A. K. Orerr. of New Mexico, son or Col. J. l.Uregg.ftth cavalry, late brlradler general of volunteers, in oommand or a cavalry division) W. A. Thorn, of Maine, son of Lieut. Col, George Thorn, United States engl- ll-netrtcrpsj C. C. Gilbert, Jr.. of Uostans, sonef I I.lant .W II. (1 (HlhWrTlti Inrnnli-i. tlntnv .lchardson,ef Wisconsin, nephew of Gen. John c. l.siu.scs, Vui'.cd states aimy. MUSIC BY TELEGRAPH. TUB TELEVHOKE EXHIBITION A XINCOI.X HALL, Airs Played In Philadelphia Dlnttnetly Audible In Washington Description of the Apparatus Its Bonnd and What It Iteccmblos The Performance a Ureal Success. The atmospheric conditions last evening were far from favorable to tke reception of masle by telegraph, end It was not surprising, there lore, tbat tbe majority of those who went to Lincoln hall last evenlog to presence tbe latest triumph of American science the telephone were more or less donbtfnl of tbe success of the eiperlment tber were about to witness. Tbe Interest want. fested by our eltlsens In this grand aod Important Invention eouia not cave oeen aueiiva in a mors substantial manner, for tbe hall was filled to almost 111 amplest capacity by as Intelligent and discriminating an aodlenee as bsi gathered In that resort tble season. Tbe prspsratloni for the exhibition of tbetele phone were quite simple and were easily observ able. Several wires depended from the aperture ever the cbsndeller.ln the centre of tbe room, end communicated some with a regular tele, graphic instrument en tbe stage to the left or the audience, others with the receiving apparatus of the telephone. Tbe latter was plsced on the floor of the stage, to tke right of the audience. It Is a small apparatus, about six feet long and less than two feet high, and consists of sixteen square botes, resembling In appear anee and arrange ment tbe tubes ofa large organ. Tbe enterUfnment bejan with tbe concert which Mr. Maurice Strakosch baa provided, evidently to offset sny disappointment tbat the audience might experience In tbe event of tbe Inability of the telephone to surmount tbe ob stsclis of tbe Inclement wastber. The following was tbe programme! FART I. 1. Concert Polonaise, Ruben stein. jnr. a. ubdudk. 3. llrllllant Air from Mill Vl 1 "MigTion," Isrnon." Thomas. Miss Fanny Kellogr. 3. "Romania," from lit Be! iauoin"Ma eschars," vera i. RlriiAr Tetrllinlatra. 4. Rlgoletto Fantasia, ... Llsst. Mr. 8. Llebllng. ft. "Let Me Dream Again," Sullivan. Miss Fanny Kellogg, fl. "Lei Rameaux," .... Faure. Slgnor Tagllapletra. JIECOKD PAST. Performances on the Telephone In Philadelphia by Mr. F. Doseovlts. TBI an tart. 1. Valie Itrfllante. . Hon. lei, 3. "Mia Plceirllle," a beautiful song, Gomes. Miss Fanny Kellogg, 3. 'NoneVer," . - - Tito Mattel. Slgnor Tagllapletra. Miss Fannie Kellogg Is a young lady of pre possessing eppcgrojfgf, but evidently still a novice in tbe concert-room. Her rendition ol tke Peleaafie from "Mtgnon, ' which la aa evtromelr difficult passage, requiring the greatest fleil bllltysnd control of voice, was not even a me diocre per form anoe.el though sbe took the liberty of omitting tbe trills and' substituting a few notes ef be r own for those of the composer, and to can the climax the jlii of the air was sang en tirely out ef key ss well as oat of time. Indeed, ll was ucompmaaiv'iiiiwi ntiivurwic nessed at a first-class concert. Mlsa Kellogg, nevertheless, found many admirers, Tor she was loudly encored, aad la response to repeated calls essayed tbat sweet and plaintive air or Apt's tnberrusmentM which sbe sang but Indifler catly well. To Slgnor Tagllapletra we cannot award toe much praise. He was In exquisite aI- anil all Inalnr wainarftetlon Itself. Mr. S. Ltebling'a performance on tbe plana was artistic and finished. At the conclusion or tbe first part of tbe eon. cert the plane was closed, and two young men raised the "receiving" apparatus of tbe tele phone and placed (ton the piano, alter which a wire was adjusted to It, thus establishing direct communication with the sending" lost rumeat, la tbe office of tbe Western Union Telegraph Com. pasy in Philadelphia, presided ever by Mr. F. lloeeorits. A telegraph' operator Ht appefrid arid took up bis position at tbe little table above referred te. Immediately afterwards a tall, spare gentle, man with a beard came forward. This was Pro fessor Gray, tbe Inventor of tho tele phone. Tbe Professor declared tbat he did not desire to exhibit the telephone aaa great musIcaU instrument, and If anybody expected to listen to grand musle.he would Inform them In advance that tbey would be disappointed. Tbe Professor, although doubtless a genius In tome respects, cannot be said tonumber oratory among bla gifts. In a rambling, disconnected and nn. grammatical speech, out or which It was impos sible for tbe lite of us temsks head or tall, the Professor endeavored to explain in a scientific manner many things connected with the tele phone. He waa not permitted to continue tbe In filetlon very long, for the audience grew Imps tlentand manifested their feelings in aqulot way. The Professor waa not slow to take the hint, and concluded his Introductory remarks by re questing the greatest silence. He then directed the telegraph operator to Inform Mr. Doseovlts at a 'aiiauciiioia mat Burjmmit mi iui?uitii and be might begin. Within three or four sec onds tbo first notes oC'llome, Sweet Home" were distinctly audible In every part of tbe spacious ball, the melody being recognised perfectly. We can best describe the tousle of tbe tele, phone aa heard last night by comparing it to tbe bouuu ibl wuuiu u pruuuicu vj u "nu y1' log slowly on an organ with one linger. Tbe higher notes were rather feeble. Tbe utmost stillness prevailed, and at the finish the applause was long and enthuslastlo. The remaining so. 1 set Ions on tbe programme were played In the order given, all with tbe same success, as follows: 1. "Home, Sweet Home." 2. "Come Geotil." Don Paiausle. 3. "Then You'll Kemember Me "(Bohemian Girl.) 4. '-The Last Koie cf Summer." ft. "M'Appart," Romance (Martha.) fl. "Tbe Carnival of Venice." At tbe conclusion of tbe exhibition the judg. ment of all present was highly flattering to what mav yet Denumoerrc. iuodi me ttrcaic. in- veuiiuns wi inoueru iiuiia. Daul Drnce.' "Dsn'l Druce," W. 8. Gilbert's great pro duction, wss presented for tbe first time In this city st lbs National theatre Isst night before an audlODOO tbat made up in culture and (atelll genes what It lacked in Hie. It Is not Intended to Imply tbat tbe attendance was small, for tbe fact Is the theatre waa well tilled, but the num. berof spectators was not commensurate to tbe merits of tbe play. This was mainly owing to tbe cold and cheerless weather. 'Han'l Druoe" Is a beautiful play, nod that eminent tragedian, Air. .. i. jjayeDuor, renueri lue tin ro. m natural and moat e fleet Ire manner. The action is essy, natural and artistically progressive, and abetter balanced and more evenly constructed play baa seldom been witnessed la this city. lbs scene Is laid In England In the time oftbe cavaliers and tho Koundbeads. Tbe first act. introducing Dn"l fimti aaa mean and sordid miser, U somewhat cold and disappointing, but from the time tbe curtain rises on the second act there Is a furnace blast of warmth, sympathy and emotion, Mr. Davenport In the first act lorciDiy portrays iue runog paaiiou ui un Druci'i nature love but it ts the lore or his gold, which be has taken to his heart as his child. "I love my gold as men love tbelr babes, but I've prayed a thousand times tbat my gold might take a lit lug form," was bis impassioned apostrophe. Tbe acting In this is excellent, but the sentiment Is repelling. In the second act and from tbat on Dan'l Vruct pours out bis lore on a lonely child, whom he bas taken to warm his heart in his declining years. She was sent to htm, ss be considered, by a miracle, and bis love for her is almost the overflowing fondness or dotage. Tbe plot Ii an Interesting one. and Is admira. bly carried out. It Increases In Interest as It progresses, and Is marked by several thrilling situations, which are admirably portrayed with fine sBeot. Mr. Davenport is supported by a powerful company. Ho has been fortunate to se cure ao good a daughter: ror his "Dan'l Druoe" ss Miss Oereldlne Mays, whose for of Ay wss tbcugnt fully conceived and executed with great care and sympathy. Mr. Sol. Hmltb Is always good, snd ss Revbtn Ilarntr, Royalist sergeant, gave a tine piece of comedy noting. The charac ter is very suggestive of Teucitontt snd wss made one or tbo most acceptable la the play. Mr. At. kins Lawrence as Gtoffrty H'ynyard, a young sailor, did bla part exceedingly well, particularly so In his love-making scene with Vorot hy lu tbo second set. All tbe other eharaoters wars well taken, especially tbat of Ir Jaiptr Ctmbe by Mr. 11. A. Weaver, who gave a splendid artlsUo representation of tbe repentant old nobleman In the last act. Dan'l Druoe' will beTrepeated every night during tbe week, and will undoubt. edly grow in public favor with each representi tlon. Ilonda to the Amount of k0,000 Fonnd on the Hody of a Drowned Man, (By Telegraph to tbe National Bcnubllean.l New York, April P. The. body of .James, Hone, of New York, wsi found Ioait river for. icruay. m ssarchingit so.ouo in united ritates bonds, li and a illvsi i,L TU.C iiu-d. TRESIDEKT It AYES rotter. notmiznx It le Hot the Sadden Ac of Implies .gut Jtather m rollcy ftsea dUpon a wliaiSjth Knowledge of the Conditio of Affairs la ttto Boath. Vl -," The fonowlngdlspatchwMscnttotlioha. adelphla JYcsi last blgbt by Mr. Keta, lu Washington correspondent! ? Tbe policy Inaugurated by the President with a view to the restoration of the relatione between tha Federal Government and the States as contemplated by the organic law of the Isod hss been received by some as fraoght with much doubt of successful accomplish ment. Tbe President In hto excrete of ex. ecotlve snthorlty In this direction tajgoverned rjy no tuddtn ImpnlM, nor bai ha aoiad, aoWf i it tb. adrlce of other.. Hhortly dlar tbe ' cloee or lb. rcMliloo, la eonpanr'aiui Mr- ersl gentlemen of euUnia srrf polttlOEipTora. lncncf, among whom was tbe latoBtnmkerof the House of Representatlvee, lTon.bchael C. Kerr, of Indians, he made ao aftUnded tour tbrough the States of Vlrginlajhstfaels- , slppland Louisiana, and those secttaaW lying along the Una of travel through theUaftJaccnt I States. . T XTurlng this trip, wbkh was or toe aajtare or an excursion, Instead of ocdntylnghletlnieln j the relaxation Incident to a Journey nader snch . drenm stances, he was a cloaa observer of the ceoauion oi tee peoyie, tneir views ana ieei Ingr, both In maucrs of the local lntereat and In tbe abnormal political relations which they then sustained towards tha Federal. Govern ment. He seized everv opportunity'to ac qnalnthlmself penonally with th.si anjects, and in doing so conversed freely witf, people of all clssaes. Daring the sojourn of Use party at different points along tbe" routes he look ad vantage of every opportaotr to comJkamlcato freely with the people, and saade carefcl notes of the Information which he thus ottealned. To sbow the Interest he felt In sdrlslaer him. aelfof tbeactualBtateofaaIrS.itwasaUtedl by Mr. Kerr, In a eonversatloo with a gtnUa-alte denceat New Albany, In., that, during thai 4 uiaUl HUV liliwu u iiw uyi utm law excursion, na was mucn xmpreasea try um heartfelt interest shown by Goverac JIayee la the condition of tha Southern ysoejai.aod thst In conversation ha frequently ea-atiiased to htm tha hope tbat 'something tan bo speedily done to restore to those Moaf their relations to the Government, beliTlte that such a coarse wonld win them backlgfcihelr old love for the Union, v f'- Tha lata Speaker further remsitamfthat Welle others were enjoying1 thamscifexfeGor ernor Hayes labored Industriously, aaaTwhen ne retnrnea to nis nome imunw waa kB.Toe. seulon of a fund of personal and preeAal tn- lormation respecung too mnor aentcawsnu oi the Bo at her a people possaased by ga other public man In his knowledge. -? In the exalted office now filled by Paasldent Hayes, ha Is In a position to carry tofto .effect what he then mentioned to tha lata Speaker Kerr as the true policy of the Federal flpvern meot The course of the1 President thus far since the brief period of hit executive snthorl ty, Indicates the sincerity ef his Lovcst lotions then and his purposes now. In the conflict of views which seems lm. pending between the Executive and -the ex treme mem dc net ane nepuuucao President, with lis rersonalknowle Southern pcopK will naquesUoasbl n a mates ror tns in: tow to tha mass of Iho now applaud bla means tke harmoi confldebca and soi 'a snmjnanlnff tha ti Governors of 8oth Carolina to Was tbat he might confer with them personally on too status oi anairs in inai otaie, ana in eena inr to New Orleans a commission ot srantls- men who are not Influenced by political coav I iterations alone, he has s&npTy showothU'i regara lor tne parties in connics wnicn u eminently characteristic of tha course which he desires to pursue, relying at the same time upon bis personal knowledge of the Interests of the Southern people to aid him In the eola tion of this grave problem. TttE XISSTSBirn JETTIES. BkethBeport of General Coins toek Snowing tho Improvements Tkat Hava Doen Xaxe cuted by Captain J. U. Eadoa. The sixth report of General Comstock, the Government engineer charged with the In. spcctlonof tho progress of the works for the ImproTemont of the South Fasajof tho kUstls stppl river, under J. D. Eads, wss received at the War Department yesterday. The report Is quite lengthy, and ts accompanied by map and diagrams, fully Illustrating the work. It will be sent to the Fubllo Printer for publica tion at once. Tbe following extracts are of Interest : At tbe mouth of tbe South Pass, between November 18, 1870, and March 16, 1677, a few new wlog dams have been built and some old ones repaired; about 10,000 yards of material have been dredged out at points where the channel wss worst. A storm of December SO, 1670, damaged tbe ends of the jetties and tbe wing dams near them qulto severely; 3,000 feet of the west jetty has been raised by mat tresses, two or tbrce feet thick, built lo Jriacee. A layer of stone eight-tenths of a oot thick on this portion gives It a height varying from five-tenths of a foot, two feet auoro average noou uuc. iuq outer enaoi this part is 700 feet from the sea end of the letty; iu? new plies save oeen unren in tna letty. Little work hss been done on tbe cast jetty. The chsnnel of '20 feet In depth at tha mouth of South Pass, which on December 37, 1&70, had a width of 200 feet from the Teas to the Qulf, hss narrowed at a point near the sea end of the jetties so as to do but 70 feet In width, snd at a point a little below the head of the west Jetty so as to be 180 feet In width. A table accompanying the report shows that depths could bo taken through between the jetties as follows: June, 1675, nine foot aud two tcotbs; May, 1670, fifteen foet; August, 1870, nineteen fret and eight tenths; Novem ber, 1&70, twenty feet snd three tenths; March, 1877. twenty feet snd fire tenths. A comparison of tho soundings off the ends of the Jetties with those of June SI, 170, shows that In thst period the fifty, seventy and one hundred -feet curves bsve on the whole re mained In the same position. At the head of the passes the westTbeU naa oeen extcpaeu up atresia to meet tne line of mattresses across the head of Southwest Paei, snd Us upper part has been made a solid dyke, A line of mattresses hss been carried from the cast Thead down to tho head of Goat Island. A solid mattress dam has been built across the old eatt entrance of South Teas. About 80,000 cubic yard! of d re J gin; has been done' meUngthe total amount of dredging here 40,000 or 50,000 cubic yards. The river began to rise on January 94, and caused a sharp scour between the "T" heads, so that twenty, three feet nine laches could be taken from the MI i Is (If pi river Into the South 1'asi on Starch 7,1877. .V. U METJIODlSTCOXFEREXCi:. A Resolution Adopted at tha Meeting Tester day Indorsing the Policy of President Hayes. By TclegrspU to the National Republican. Kondout, N, T., April 0. Tho eir York Methodist Conference to-day adopted the fol- lowing resolution t While under ordtosry cJrcunutanccs we should decline to discuss the political affaire of the nation, we deem thst tbo present ex igencies call for an expression of confidence In the upright Intention and statesmanlike pur pose of President Haves, firmly believing that the policy thus far adopted of conciliation to ward those formerly In rebellion, and good will toward thoaa formerly In bondage, cannot fall to advance the welfare of,thsatlonand 'thei&tcfCst&orGodVllngtroni; ' " a copy or tne resoiuuon was oruereu to ue iCkl'.?r&aCU ;. paany, toe dsK(thC HShOW njmseu more taw opposition, andBi of tha cocntrrfll kBaople Mkyof of the restoring by Ismi Union that tlflr awort U DOtmIiDlaced.9 o rival ROBBING THE REVEXDE. AKJLXXVAl. lot OF SfjOOOJD OCT Or E I MX T $ tOOjXMJDVO. A IVIHd UneriMlM .f Ik. ! .11 r-llil .I TMM.M I EtfMt ally Slow. For the r(t two inoctha aa lanatigaUoet has been going on under tha direction, of the TressnryDipartsteat w6hrpecttotan. de rvs.astlon of Imported sUhs atXewTovk, Philadelphia and Chicago. So extensively bare three frauds of nodcrvaJaaUoa been rr- rtratcd.ItUssM.thsAlarrelmiKwiingttoeMrn Ilia A. T. etewan u. una owm aaiw btm aaaU. to rempne lt IM aarM, and, IntUad of InporUair. 01c good, dhtct. tv bl f oonpclkd to ponbaaa of U. Jobbers lnewTotk. Th Trcnswry oOdals are not very loqoaclovs on the subject, asd give the following aa the snbject of the In vert .gallon : They say the twfervnlaaUoB. ta the naala hasbeentbcrcsnUof the syatasn puravsedla irgaxdto THK ULTOftTATIOX. OF Tha price of raw ellk Asrteig to aot year has fluctuated cmudderably. Only a few ntoeAhs alaca It atood at an advance of 100 pcrcewt. on what tt did a year ago. Tile advaaro in rawalDx cansedastagwattow In thej aaarket. aod rev saiea were naa. coweeqweaary is manafactirrencowtlamed therr ahlpeamta en conalgnsnrat to their agrafe la M Tor, at tbe prices which prevailed befora tha adraawe In rawallk tuok plafe. The TreasaryD. partinemt ta now InwUgattwg thej aaauerla detail to aacertata whether sach pnctVe aa above described are correct. Under law taw, with a vkw to Insure tho fntmre and saoc correct IsTttldng of tba grcds,to coUecttoa of duties doe apom um gjooas m noeea mnoui mt nr(mr market valoe, AJeosatar thai thai 1 object of tha tavtaUgathjei, tt saay toot U i BBIUB W SUPOI. B lUlceKA MWWUO; KW r tka many waya te which n TBE ooveexmbxt ts syBTittT Dtrair . fBot less Uiaa forty per wnC oftu cna-j Teresrae, la tke flrat taelanco tk aaao,, bringing goods here may ha deacrtbad. j- Silks are parcksocd ta Lyon by pr t tbeteatof savrJayenera.andar' 1 fBotlesa than forty pwina-of tu esx i the titsat of ssTrtaaty cases, snlsr 1 thence to New Tork. They cases of ehcan roods at Ltvarnool, there Is a mere aoat&al Import duty, and tke aggregate oaa bandred caaaa era sarvoseael at Liverpool auoiQiio; to tke canS)ent e? tko tea latter case. Tba tew cnaea of cheap goods are saarked with a aecrat mark, tmdcfatood to tha courptrators, aad at tha aasna Uxoa amarkad ta sequcaca nuaabers, adaety-one, ateaty-two, and so oa to one hsadred. Whea the goods arrive at tha port te this country. New Tork for tnataaca, the agent or ,tbe owner of tba goods goea to Ike cojstoams officer aad makea entry of ona haadrod rases of goods according to tbe tercaca of cheap staff, bat does not enter stlka at alL Uadcr thaUwbritcaM Trackage ta rack Ua of anta vtdca lot shall be sent to tba eppretoeTa storea to be examined. These ten easoa ona tenth of tha hundred dedgnalcd by tha depntr collector aad aeavttoitka apTwaaWrw stores. Of course tha csssi aaWcted aratkaaactawato Ing tha cheap atafli TBB birCTT COiXBCTOB azxso tk coexc. wfththedefraadlafflsajurWr. Walla tha Lea cases are being axamtaad tka otber goods are delivered to tbe consignee. Aa sooa aa the examination to completed tba arfxaiser aukea his return to tba eoBectoc'e office, art the entry la liquidated upon tka basis of tba tea cases of cheao stuffs. Data to tbea aaseaol on tha domestic goods, both ptTtcut-,1 wkfle lbs Amy on nevrr srronwiing tea raaraflk weald kavo been sixty per cent, ad valorem a clear loss to the revenue of fl.ty per cent. There ts also another wsv which Is much tndalred la br tbe defrauders without collation with tkecaa toma officers. Tbey make similar purckasea of silks In Lyons, aod obtain Urosose, as la the other esse, for cheaper staffs. They mark cone of tba eases at all except the ten cases of cheap stuff whkh are pur chased In London or Liverpool. But aa sooa as the goods arrive In New Tork and the en try Is made of tbe goods aoeordlag to tba In voice, tho deputy collector designates tha caeca to be sent to tbe appraisers, after which a permit to Issued directing tbe faspector la chsrge of the Teasel to cause these cases to be sent to the appraisers' stores; but conrtJcra ble time elapecs before that order can be car tied Into execution, la many cases tba order not being executed before tba next day. Tbe party making tbe entry nottfiea tbe purser of the Tesscl, or some other person oa board ta chsrge of the cargo, and be marts these eases contain tog the common stuff with the number corresrxmdlng to those to go to tbe arwwisers stores, and they are sect Instead, aad the en try Is liquidated. Of course this aeccstl. tales cotxrsiox wtth the reman. or the agent on board of the Travel. Again, tbe merchant purchasea his goods aa above stated la Paris, but does not purchase any In Liverpool. lie gets bis Invoice saade for cotton or any goods that pay a low rate of dnty. In this, aa In all otber cases, be gets a correct invoice, aaa wnea tne goons arrive la New Tork he makes bis eubj oa his cottoa invoice, and nine cases are seat to tho ap praiser s store Now, tt may Le aoUcrd, he prepares nine cases of dammy" gooda ta his own store, the contents corrctpoodlag with the nine esses designated on tbe Invoice for the appraiser's store. He nukes bis axra&ge ment with the drayman to take those nine cases from the vessel to bis store, where they are dumped, and the cine Mummy cases are substituted for them aad taken to the ap praiser's stores, and the duties are attars ed and the entry Uqudated upon the latter. la all the above casea should there be any false steps or official blonder, and the fraud Is re vealed, tbe merchant steps forward wMk his correct Invoice, aad states that tt Is ell a mie- tacc; mat nis agent in Liverpool or rsns naa sent him tbe wrong Invoice, and at the same time presents his correct barolce, on which be Is sllowed to amend bis entry, pay the fall duty, snd thereby avoid forfeiture or penalty. Ttese are a few of the modes by which the Government Is defrauded through "warehouse consumption" and ''transportation wttk ap- raleemenl" entries. But this to what Is nown by the came of I. T.'. goods, or goods for "immediate tranrrtaUo without appraisement." Under this regulation goods are brought Into any port of entry, aay to New Tork, sn informal entry to made "afloat," the importing vessel being tba wsrehouser tha merchant presents his taroace to tha collector of the port, an estimate Is made of the duly, and a bond is taken la double the amount. The goods are then permitted to be taken out oi tne vessel ana tranucrrea to aaotner Tea sel or cars, as the case may be; aa Inspector Is charged with the transfer, tke drayman takes the goods to tho depot, and there leavea them. Tbe Inspector calls around after a while acd finds that the goods hava all arrived, aad takes a receipt from the agent of tbe road, sua men mis up nis otaax ceruncaie last ne bss seen tho goods landed on board, Ax. In some cases days pass before these goods are put on board, and In many cases tbey cerer go on, but other goods of less Talae and riTIXO A LOWXS E1TE OF DCTT sresuUUtutcd.but theUroicc on which the final entry to made at tbe place of deatlnatsoa will always correspond wttk tbe goods aaleaa, ss before stated, a blunder Is discovered, and then the explanation to made by tba prodne tlou, ss before, of the correct invoice. Tke ssme frauds are pnctlced on tke Pacttc stie. Goods are brought Into San Iraacsaco, con signed to an agent there, from bouses la China and Japan, In transit Tla Panama roXcw I-; jka entry U raadc..bood are.gtreuaiba-J 'I loreforcouble the am6unt of tbedaty that IOTBT i wouiu ue tmposea u i ne gooaa were sen taerv ru ;tLiUUc,, 'u t. 4uti -i-i . IrnLrrMtt toNtwTotk tU P.sirat. Tn Olu unxi "T K. m tilt of tk. vbttf ac4 lb. P..a.itmron tb.oib.r. Tl ttcdf n l.kcn from Ibe Cbln. t..m.r Ibl Uctd c. U. wharf lot. p.l on bo.pl ttcr.BitruMr. AalupcctorUilUIl 10 isr.rl.UxJ Ibe inlpnntof thfM rood.. 0 J (VIIMIP-B "M 11M. vun.va ,-Fm mj Df f Oll.lir- Wri. IBM WHCTI w ft"" m.J etayDcavntnptosonM stova la the city (or coaeamiKSoei wnaons poyxacnt oi uuiy. The cap ale, who ta also In co'lusfon. Basics he manifest aa4 leavea a ropy a. tV eolWtor'a efiVe, grrmgUMdeaerip'liio, Ac. of tbo t-da ob board. One ropy H rrtalrrl by tleccUcctcrsad adullcvete ernt tn the rcaslgaet tn New Tork. The etesmcr hen rrreeeVs toPaaaaBSaedUsuppoenl to hate ca toard the goods which are reallv lf' at fan Francisco. TbeveatelarrivlnstPantme, (wLkhla afrve trad tag plate.) cheap gwle siiatrfEg to tie Invoice originally obtained arw trrrmrvED torn toe mobe BirsrrivB COODS left at Parrasjdero,aadtbeee antra sported to New Tork and pay doty accordingly. In tale way goeds subject to tha highest Import craly are often landed tn San Francisco free, axd hava snbetltnxrd tastead, m the manner above described, goods snbect to tha lowest slaty. Tkrre art doscms of wsys tn whkh these da-' fraadcta csa iwrreAsa their thefts upon the revratar. As soon aa tca Bethod fa regarded aadaagerooathelaTtailr V o. hesmag gkrs are agate at wot ; nd au equally sure on Is arraagrd. tt tJ naderstood that 8eereUry Sherman proposes a rigid invest Lr tiom of ike whole customs service, and It la .keyed that ha will be abbs to do w hat perhaps bo other Secret sry of tha Treasury has yet dcn clear tke service ofdlahonrst otScials ax protect tha rcTtaue against fraud. TUE SOrrnCJMOLtXATMBRO(LIO. toojoctawoa aoto S7aiiaerla1aB Fwrpoeo Tk Tree to ko Withdrawn from Uto atAta now aa at CoImn.UTo-daj. Tk ftAaih ITamltna mm U at 111 tha anhlert iYacwastoo te political clreies. Soma maintain J - ., Cowrmor ChajnberlatBa chanred Dorooss .'Hdae I j.,-. " " kaates kuato -do- MM a to New Tork. while other. that a la aa fully convinced now as he beam at any tla that It will be aselees for bus to rarthor oppoea the Hampton aovern- There la also a prevailing; opinion. based apoa what Is termed high authority, taat laaaberiaia la oauy using us legal ue fcaaa to let kleueeU oat of tho matter respect ably aad wftkoat hamDlatloa. Aa stated fa these eolnmne yesterJay, ChamberUra naahitalna his right under tha coaat&nUoa to bold over until a aew election aksll settle the matter. Should ho persist In sack a coarse. It might compel Ham ptoo to awa sheer physical fovea af ejecting him. In this aveat, there woald baa direct conflict between tha parties, which, without causing any serious effect woald unquestionably call tar recognition on tha part of the President of ona of tka contest ante, especially as Hampton baa pledged himself to use no force, simply reryiae; upon tha process of law. This is tbe day axed fbr tha withdrawal of the troops frosa tha SUte-kooee, aad perhaps before mU nlgat the question will hava assamed such a ahspe aa to reader tt possible to treat of facta la lu eonahleratlon, ralkcr than conjectures. riEEIX XEW TORE'S CATHEDRAE Potest Egaeaaianent auad n Knew for the Deore Ce eta see of tko Lndloa. fy Tttegnaa te tka VaUeaal aewaaUeaa. New Ton, April 9. This morn tag while the funeral scnices of Mr. Gustavus Sehmilj, tha lata popular or ganist of Et. Patricks Cathedral, la Prince street, wera bring; conducted at that church, tke nwaxalaf; drapery surrounding the orgsn gallery took are and quickly sprang Into a brigkt and menacing; blare. There waa Instant excitement In the sacred buUdlnr, which was crowded at the time, the roncreratloa betar mostly composed of wo men. A wQd rush was made for the doors by a few, principally youag men, and a general panic, that Bright have resulted quite disaa trouslr, waa momentarily threatened, when the officiating clergymaa and several of the laymen preseai, mcjutuncr Jtarsnai Joan Tyier Kelly, of the mayor's office, called calmly but sternly ob the affrighted people to keep still. Their coolness had a quieting effect and the excitement eubeUcd. The flames were speedily extinguished and the funeral services resumed. Tke calmness of many of tbe ladles waa especially notable. Daring the en tire excitement the organ never ceased to p.ay, and the notes of the soprano continued to pour forth as If nothing had happened. One lady alone of the large congregation fainted. XR.AEOXZO HELL Appointed AaalaUat Socretarr of tho In teriewA rrmeUrnl Illmatratton of C1U Service BeCarna In tho Higher Ovmdee. Ur.AlOBXo Bell, whose Alness and capac ity for tko poolUsn ef AisUUat Secretary ef tho I alerter, wera fallj set forth U the editorial ef Taa KarrBtiCAB ef Tuesday but, has been selected by Secretary Schars as Asststaat Sec retary sf tho laterter, t &11 the vacancy caused by the nsigaaUea ef General Gorham, and was yesterday ceataUaaloa4 by PresUeat Uayes to til that etnee. The appoint meat Is cob ceded en all sides to bo a most eieelient oaa. rally lliestratfag Ur. Be Son's tdea of yracUeai civil eervteo reMrsm. Air. Bell will ajeume ls sew dalles today. He Is a na. tlvo of New Yerketty, aad has beea la public service for twelve years, mere or less, havtog; been tar were than eleven years ta theotnee of tbe Secead Auditor of tho Treasury. Subsequently he held a rcspeastble eierkihlpla the office ol the Secretary er tho Treasury. In 1ST ke was ap petatcd by Secretary Chandler as Chief Clerk ef the laterter Dcpartsacat. klr. Bell is perhaps as Iheveogaly peeled as aay eBecr connected with tho Iefertacni, aad ha will ao tfoabt beemt aeatlyaiefBl la assisting Secretary Schars to carry eot his theory et civil service referm. lie U a graduate ef the Colamblan Law School of this city, and has also done some veteran ser rice as a Journalist, being a sharp aad able writer. la whatcxrr department ef life Ur. BeUaasheea called upon to act. he baa always peered alauelf capable aad aprtght, command tag the admlraUoa and respect of all who came ta ceatart with hiss. lie has never sought Iho petition te which ho has last been appointed, aad this fact aloae Is one that readers the compliment Scehry greet. MX-TRESIDEXT ORAXT AT HOME, An Knl Koeoptlon Given mm Hie go each, on tno Oeeaalon. (By Telegraph to the Katloaal Kepubtlcaa. Cucago, April 9. A special from Galena, m., rays General and Mra. Grant this even larecerreda few frienda st the residence of Capt. Aagustua Ksty. About 0 o'clock he wss serenaded, and in aatwer to calls from a large number of ctUxens, the ex-President being presented by the only surviving member of his personal stall during the war. Colonel T7. R. fcowlry, fpoke aa follows : rxxxow CiTUua or Oaixxa: I aatobilged to yea far this serenade and manifestation ef es teem. All 1 have to remark ts that it affords ma gTBUacailea te auke periodical visits to this city, and to came tack lo yen again altar sixteen years ol emcial life lite yeorsetvea, oaa ef the sorerigns ef this great BepubUe. GoodalghL MISS AXXA DICKIXSOX. Her Andreas te an AeieUonoe After tno glay nor Caargea Against tko Mow Tork Critics. ByTctesTraph to tho KatloaU UepahUcaa. New Tobjc, April 9. After the play to night, at Xagta Theatre, lUsa Anna Dkklnsoa made an address In which she said that she dVt not objict to criticisms on her play or act ing, but that she did to felt locations. She claimed that New Tork critics had falsified in saying that there was a unanlmoue verdict against her, and thst she waa only received wttk toleration. She read many extracts frotn Xrw Tort varera and compared them with Other extracts JroDV EkatOTvPttUburg ajrdj other papers. She also claimed that peporat ouuaae oi .- m aaminea ner success, S Ujfc ' 'j SWiM FOREIGN NEWS. rjioaiuws oftiik cattlv ri.Aave i.V EXOLA.Vn. Tho Tarklsh Parliament About to Petition tho Saltan for tho Reoall and Trial or Mldbat re ha Tbo IMsmarck Dlfflealty Btlll Unaettted. LoRnoN, April 0 The cattle plagua baa breksa out at Wlltesdea, la Middlesex eon sty, tn a large dairy farm. The entire farm herd of ltd will probably be slaughtered. Wltblo tbre relics are two to three thou tend cows, nearly all ef whose milk goes to London. Turkey. TVS TTBEISB rABUAWtJIT ABOCT TO FirriTIOS van sultan roa tub bbcall or miobat PAfBA. Peri, April 0 Tbe Turkish PsrUiment Is soon expected to busy itsetr with s petition to be forwarded to tbe Sultan, prsyiag for tke recall and trill cf BUdhat Pasha. Considerable aglUtioa respect ing the fate or tbe banished Oraod Vlaler Is still Bnvaleot, especially among a large body of oftee, wno considered him their leader. la tho epialea ef tbe Ooieruueateay ooutroversyon the sabjeet Is fraught with danger. Eiery eOors will be made to prevent its discussion. sTCtWaT'awcmWTBATlBO) BBBTBOOra. CrrrlNoa, April s. The Turks nve SI pla toons at Uatsobko. There are no movements on Uls sue. bat all tbe Bldars sre here awaiting tba decision at Constantinople. i ao assotcnoM tbt abbivbd at bt Tna TtkKiaa cou5ctier miristkb, CoBSTABTiaerLB, Apttlt-Kveniog. At the eoaneil of ministers to-day no re sol atl on was ar rived at regarding tbe question of peaoa with Montenegro or tbe sending of an envoy to St Petersburg. TUB rOBTB ABD TB8 taOTOCOt. (.i.Ai'iiir. luvrvrif win nut HiaiiiF reject the protecM, and will only eoosfiit to send an envoy to St. Petersburg It peace with Mon tenrgro is not Imposed end no Internal sapervff- en ierra on "miity. too cnnvwion arrive, at v. Is tbat Mussulman faoatle'sm aad pride of yaoe are trusted lo the falrbtil nlteh. The most rrsssurlog Teature la that England employe pre Ming and energetic laagoage at 4'oaataatlaople, enl at tbe taat moment tho Turks may yield. Tbe pecins prospects apni rently opened by tbe protooul bare now rec nooui nave now receue led in.e toe uuwucv, or ramvr mti Touiineu. ritoeracTB or a neacMrrioM or aosviunas lnWBIN TCSKET AID XOJfVBSKOKO. OtLoaan. April . Troops are continually arriving at SereJeTO, snd provisions and military stores are distributed f broach tbe insurrec uoeary aistnoia or nosaia, oa tne austrtaa rroa tier. Tbe Uoinlaus believe that Montenegro will begin bostilltios egesust the Turks at tke aspiration or the armistice. Iranian tmoors xubchieo aaaiasr ran kid ainiTta. Lovpoir, April 10. A special from (Settings re ports tbat tbe Turkish eipedltlon which ts marching agalast tbe Uldridlfes consists of eight battalions. The eommaaders of Montenegrin detachments go to their posts at tbe front to-day. There Is no Indication ot peace. Italy. aseoTiaTiows asoABDiao caracR awn statw BBtATIOaO TO BB BtSCVflO BBTWSSW TBB T ATI CAW ABO OSBMAMY. Bomb, April 9. Tbe retirement or Prince Bismarck, U only temporary, Is looked upon by tbe Vatican ss an opportune moment for reruns leg negotiations with Germany with anew to regulating relations between Gharch and State, aad stopping tbe antagonism of tbe last few days. It is reported that lanaeattal persons have vol aateered their jgeed efSees. The lemfa states tbat the repreeeataUvt er foreign Powers accredit! to the Holy See bar been informed by their Governments that In view of possible events la Borne tbey cannot leave during the earning rummer. PiratDATIOBS COMMITTED BT TUB IBTXBVi TIOBAUSTB, - Boas, April 10. Beads tt InterutloaeJfstr, wbu belong-to the lowest classes of tbe poputs iton aad.naa SBsrahisai.iataBtioaaJawn aa peered In various provinces. At Sellao a band et thirty took possession or tbe town ball and burned tbe archives. Many have been arrested. Prnasta. TBB BISXABCK QUlSTtOS STILL OXSETTLBD. Bxklix, April 0. Tbe evening pspers make contradictory statements about Uiamarck. Tbo AerieasI Ztttung says tbe Emperor's decision re fuses Bismarck's resignation, snd grants lsave of absence. All tbe arrangements have been made forhlssubstltutee during furlough. The XsriA Gtmn Cext-ff and tberoife say TJlsmarckhas not urged an Immediate decision respecting bis resignation. Tbe question Is by no means set tied. The selection or substitutes will be settled to-morrow, and Ills march will then leave. An enthuslastlo public meeting at Uremen bas de manded tbat tbe German Parliament should confidingly and unreservedly support lllsmarck, idu caauie mm vo remain in vmcv Spain, VIB1STXB CCSBIBO'S DEVATCnX mow 3IADRID. Hadbid, April 0. Mr. Cm b Ing, tbe Amer ican Miaister, departs to-day on lsave of ab stact. lie will sail from Havre on the 14th for New Yora. Cablo Dots. that an eipedltlon against tbe Mlridltas has left Scutsri. England bss Informed tbe Porte tbat Russia Is willing to make further concessions If Turkey enda sn envoy to St. Petersburg. A dispatch from Coo riant loop ta reports that tho belief la war Increases. There seems to be no doubt tbat the protocol and tbe Montenegrin ultimatum will be politely refused. Tborneycvort A Co.'e Wolverhampton Iron worka are about to be closed because tbe en. fercemect ot the elgbt-bour system by tbe miners hasresulted In a continuous loss. About twelvo hundred workmen will be thrown out or employ ment, ThoStonn at Norfolk -The Highest Tide In Many Years Considerable Damage to Property XonroLK, Va., April 9. A fearful north ssit storm prevailed here last night sod to-dsy, aad is still raging to-nlsbt. More than two laches or snow fell. All the houses near the wharves are surrounded and partly submeraed by the highest tide known in manyyearp. Tbo damage to property will smount to aio.coq. Tbo Portsmouth ferry-boat has been obliged to stop running. Tbe lie) u more and New ork steam era Old not leave on time, and will not start until the storm sbates. Me marine dlsssteri reported. Tbe Wrecked Steamers The Roalend TJraak log In Two, fBy Telegraph to tbe National Bepubllcan. Loita Bra serf, N. J., April 9. The north. esit gale to-dsy caused the sea to make eteaa sweeps over the stranded stsamer Holland, and this afternoon she commenced to break in tba rerwardpart. It la reared sbe will break In two. Duly about hair or her cargo bas been discharged. Tbe Am erique hauled fifty feet further from shore, and tbe wreckers expect to doat her at high water to-night. A Jail Burned Two 11 toners Perish In the Flames. fBy Telegraph to the National BepubllCAn. Atlanta, (1a., April 0. Tbo jail at Con- gerf, Ga., wn burned last night. The only vtriionari ware two neeroes. snd thST wera burned to death. It la supposed tbe negroes set Bra to the building ao as to escape. Every effort was made to save them, without suocesr. Whittle, the IUvlvaUst, In Toledo (By Telegraph to tbe National Bepubllcan. Toledo, April 9. Major Whittle, of Chica go, has began Gospel meetings here with iuo cess. Tbe attendance at his week-day services has grown from 1(w!to 1.200 in four nights the largest revival meetings svsr known here. ' Ek-Got. Tllden's Narrow Escape. By Telegraph to tbe National Bepubllcan. New Tobb. AdiII 9.-Ex Governor Tildcn waa riding In his earrlsge this afternoon when tho horses ran away. Mr. Tilden jumped out aad escaped without sny lajurles. The horses were stopped after proceeding a short distance. Fire lo Atlantic City. By Telegraph to the National Republican. Atlantic Citt, N, J., April 9. A firo .whlebjroke.oat ibis evening in Qaltoi lee eriaoselocd destroyed tbTVhoUser belonging to Joseph A. ilarstow. A man named James rrwtnwai badly injuxci by faUlag lm fcfwf. a he are is now under control.