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BetroMieatt. VOL. XVII-NO. 281. WASHINGTON, D. O., MONDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 8, 1877. FIFTY CENTS PER MONTH. INVESTIGATION. J. mm OX ME MAXAOEMEXT OF the rnKLDXA&a mosvital. fhsrge and Specifications Preferred Affatnst Dr. rainier, tit Hunceon-ln-Chlef. Some time slnco complaint wm mado to Boc tetary Pchuri of malsdmlnfstratlon of the affairs of tho Freedmens hospital In this city, and thoao complaints hare at length taken shape la the form of charges and specifications filed by a colored lnmato named Robert T, Johnson Upon the charges being presented In this form, without further Inquiry as to the character of the accuser or the evidence which bo could produce, the Secretary at once organised a commission, con staling of thrco medical gentlemen employed In the Department, to Investigate the charge. The commission consists of Dr. T. B Hood, medical examiner of tho Patent office, chairman Dr. Geo Ellin, of the Secretary's office, and Pr J II Walsh of the Land office. The commission will nut anil nnnnli lAjlir mil tirOTCPd With UlClf Inquiries. Like the Indian Bureau inquisition to unanimously condemned by the press and public, tola commission Is to sit with closed doors, the only pomm admitted being the witness under ex- J (nation and the counsel for the prosecution, Mr elton.a Philadelphia lawyer. The following 1 a eopyof tnecnargcsi Wasiuxoton, August 25, 1877. Jfon.Cbrt8ehvrt,erftaryrtfnrnterlort nHnnn injhif nfih VtmhIrihii's hosnltal In the tlty of W ashlngton, with a dereliction of doty and official malfeasance, with culpable disregard for the safety, comfort and welfare of the patients In uiatiniuiuuon, wun msiwimimiriiuuiu m i cunlery affairs, whereby the public money appro priated Tor the maintenance and supimrt of said hospital, has been, In a large extent, perverted. Wasted, embtnlcd or abstracted, with wrongfully tiringorpermlttlngothcrstousopiibllo property In Ms official custody for thebencfllof private part o. and with being disqualified to hold the position and eierclse the functions of surgeon In chief of aid rrecdmen i hospital. 8PWIFICATIONB. Find, In that said rlmerproTllcs the patient-. In said hospital revolting food measured out to each, In quantity Insufficient to satisfy hunter; tho Erovander Is execrably cooked and especially unfit r Invalids, whose condition requires good, pels table and nutritious food Beeves' heads ana legs often times putrid chopped and concocted with odious messes, pickled pork and beef saturated In brine from time Immemorial, till It becomes semi petrified and rusty, ancient markeral corroded with salt and nauseating in smell sour bread and musty hominy a solitary potato In lis jacket about the Ixoofnh'n sczg allotted each patient at din ner, and lnilld lops nominated 'conco' and i" rnnxtltut tn int (An re the remilar diet of the institution and the meals served in the mess room do not actually cost more than seven cents per day for each patient Superannuated, slovenly and unskillful persons arc cmiloycd as; cooks at four dollars per month for the services of each, anducheullnarv botches could not fall to tnoll the best of viands, Ifenirutted to them to prepare for the table, bjt with inferior provisions such as laid I aimer supplies they pmluco execrable xiicuc that are not lit for any human being to cat. Second In that under said 1 aimer s management the bath rooms and water closcti attached to the xnalewardiofrald hospital are ke)t iu an often she condition, slops are emptied therein, and filthy utensils used by Iho sick aro washed In tho bath tub In which too patients of the respective wards bathe, w hereby they are exposed to Imml nent danger of contracting terril le diseases, and malaria la liable to bo generated by the foul odors and decomposing matter therein that poison the atmosphere Third In that under said Palmers management the furniture fixtures and utensils In the wards arc dlUtldatcd, uncomfortab'e, mean and nn suited f r service; that the bedsteads bed, pillows, aheets blanket spreads chairs, tables and other articles were transferred to sail hospital by tho Uovernment or sanitanr commission when tho Iirroy hospitals were abandoncl at the close of tho ato w ar, and hat e been In constant service and re ceived severe uage for more than ten jears that uio won, ueuauia anu nuuivoii vi tne wan are IiuiMWl Willi iiiuniiuiiuiuim anu ivuibiiu h-muiii, and no proper effort Is made to destroy them and that the entire furniture- and equipments of any one warn wouianoi ku lor int sum oi one Hun dred dollar. Xourth. In that under said Palmer's manage lm?l patients afflicted with contagious infections and loathsome AfMOicssre commingled promts cuoiisly in the wards with the other patients who are thus cxpoted to the danger of contracting terri ble maladies whereas the patients ao afflicted should be classified and congregated in private rooms, of which there Is an abundance In aald hos pital, and thus be lsolsted from the other patients wbo would be secured Immunity from harm from Ulti pource. Fifth In that through said ralmers remissness consumptive and asthmatic patient are quartered In the wards among the other patients who are compelled to breathe an atmosphere contaminated with the exhalations from diseased lungs and are eVprivod of their sleep, and disturbed In their rel at night by Inccmant and painful coughing hawk ing ana expectorating, wuicn, in pulmonary com' evbxxess ix me jevarthiexth. Treasury Matter Tho Treasury now holds W38.010.BG0 In United States bonds to secure national bank ctrcu latlon, and SI33K000 to secure public deposits United Slates bonds deposited for circulation for week ending Saturday, ri730fiO: United States bonds held for circulation withdrawn for week ending Satnnlay.rwiooo national bank circula tion on t landing currency notes, S31V72A 1M, gold notes tl 420 720; Internal revenue receipts Saturday, tXaf1K7. enatnma Si7onn7 71 Hi Int of na tional bank notes for redemption for weekending Bsturriny as compared with Uie corresponding nivt ui iuvycari New York iwston. ........ Philadelphia.. Miscellaneous . 17 lauonn lt7 000 mjmo KlflOO 177 Jwflfion 907000 CHIEF JOSEPH. GEXERiLMthrSOrERTAKri JOSEPH AXft ItlH BAXD. Total 8.1,073000 $3,310,000 Receipt on Saturday, fUl.o0O . . The following is the financial exhibit of the Treasury at the close of business Saturday Cur- mnor IU J W OdT muilil fimil tn t h radmntlOll of fractional currency, 18 - 68, special deposit of Icgaltendera for redemption of ccrtlflcatea of de posit U4CH0 0OO- coin. fllA 743,023, Including coin certificates, 137,907,400: outstanding; legal tenders, rUl4J3Z Arm j Order. Ily direction of tho Secretary of War a board of officers to consist of Colonel Alexander, McD McCook, aide decamp Surgeon Basil Norrls, United 8iatos army; Major Goo O Hunter, First cavalry Major Samuel N Benjamin, assistant ad jutant general. Is appointed to meet In Washington cny, on neanemmj,ina imn inniant, ui an "' after as practicable, for the evamlnation of candl dates who have been selected for anpolntmont as second lieutenant In the armv The dntlesof the menicai omccr win be connncu to meuicai exami nation A board of survey to consist of Colonel T. I Crit tenden, Seventeenth Infantry Msor B.I Batch caralry. will assemble at the depot quartermaster's office In this city on tha 10th instant, to examine and report on a deficiency found to exist in a quantity of coal at that depot Leave of Major Thomas C Sullivan, commissary of subsistence. United States army, from headquarters depart ment Of tne guit, is extcnaoa one monin. MEXATOJt FATTEHaOSM AJtHlST The Ind Office Records. An eTamlnfttlnn of the rocords of the flcn eral Land office on Saturday disclosed the fact thnt, although tho water had not directly reached thee books the dampnem of tho waits had so Imorcjr nfttivl them with writer that mould and mildew were likely to result. To prevent this and keep I lie DOOXSin eonaition iximmisnioner ninmmmn dliwtrt tlmtthv lit t hroneht nnt and nlaccd nn end In the west ball faultily opene1 so thnt the air could hare free accewto the separate leaves and a hot fire made tin Bv this morning thev will re thoroughly nnei ann u inev escape lher exposure will not be materially damaged After tho repeated damsites from fire andwater and , from hasty handling it Is hlghlv gratifying to know mat tne LAnn nmce reconis nsve escapes se rious lnury and the fact rrfiecH creillt upon the head of tho bureau and his subordlnotea. The Campaign tn I'urope. An official dispatch received hero from Rus sia Indicates that tho Russian campaign of the present wason will prove a failure It statca that it is now tnrce montns since mo iwwuwjwsb crossed and without decisive resulw Tho October rains have begun and aro rapidly rend-rlng the whole country Impassable ao that further active operations are Impracticable and it will bo im- iWMKiiiie tn Ptaco nine nw mc ifuisniio. 11 thoRnsslansdo not recede from tlielrdctcrmma lion to dictate a peace at Adrlanoplc another cam- natn will tu Inovltfthlft It la Btmtnl thnt the neu. irf rviwnt tnr thA furrrs In the filed shall have retired into winter qnarters, will Interpose their kindly but delicate office of diplomacy to bring ftOOul H pence t-iiiniij iiuininuiowuuiiii""i"' mem snn nicnwiuuuiMw iiui uwuh ties nsxt next year Coat of Mall TrmnsportaUon. The monthly statement of tho coat of tho postal service of the United States for the month ending neptemoer ao, W77, snows an increase nur In i the part quarter In tho cost of railroad service of 79 7f0 73. An 1ncreao In "star" service of K9 70123 In steamboat service of t91I and ft de creaae In mail messenger service of H7.340 41 To tal net Increase during the quarter H91,8t3-riC nost of the service September 30 was : Railroad 907.&2 07 8tar 22ftJVM Rtcamboat AI8W3 4A MallMeawnicr , l 0'3 30 A Fierce and llloodj llattle Foagltt I)ef perate FIglitlna; by the Indian Aid From Mttlng; Bnll Kx pec ted The Indiana In the "Iav Tied" A gal n-List of Killed and 'Wounded. By Associated rrea.1 CitlCAOo, Oct. 7, The following dispatch from Gen. Mile was rccdrcd by me bar at 11 o clock this evening t neiDquABTERS DiimiicTor YrLtowsTOig, Camp" Neax the Bear Taw Mot ntaijw, OcL3 1S77 Qtn.A II TViry OnntHandlno Ixpnrimmt rf tMkoint uf KHALi Tills command mnrea ropirtiy to Snake creek, striking a fresh trail of hostile Net Fcrcc eotnlnir out .if Itour Paw mountains at 7 o clock, Both ult , met and surprised the camp at ft o'clock capturing the larger part of their herd, about COO horses, mules and pontes The engage ment was quite severe and Inclosed Is a list of our killed and wounded The Indiana lost 17 killed, including I Hiking Uiaas Joseph brotner and three other chiefs and 40 wounded Joseph gave me his solemn pledge yesterday that he would surrender, but did not, and they are evidently waiting fur aid from other Indian's They say that tho Sioux are coming to their aid. They are closely invested In some deep ravines and are kept under fire To take them by assault would cost many lives I may wear them out. and eventually com pel them to give un They fight with more despe ration than any Indians I ever met. I believe there are many escaped villains In the village, who expect to be hung when caught. I believe there la communication between this camp and Bitting Hull, and I have used every effort to prevent Junction I am expecting com punt r with Sturgls, and will then endeavor to send the 2d cavalry companies to Benton I prerame you do not wlsn them with drawn when surrounding the Nea Perces camp I Intend to send my wounded to tho Missouri and the captured stock to the Yellowstone. I would rmneetniltr mtsvMt that Information be sent to the British author! ilea to prevent any portion of the nca iTrrcw inoe crosainK uto iibb-utiuiiiwiu t1im honM thov tk rfua-e nn Knffllih soil Can ninplleabesentupthe Milk river road for the 2d raTairyr iieaKesena ma inj miurmmuu ui vr dcrs that should govern my movements. ery respectfully, your obedient servant, Neijion A. MIIW, Colonel 6th Infantry, Brevet Major U. 8, army, commanding THE KILLED. c The following U the list of the killed Capt Owen Hat 7th ravalrv. eommandlnir com nan T K. Hccond IJout Jos V Hlddle 7th cavalry eom- ....... I 1 I . u Sltn UIIIa ,!. inl V Til. I'IIJT J. riOt J-V1KI. VIW IIIIJU V"Mi mil .v fin ravairr rwrfrra n in mriiicn ami 11 11 iLaciiaei company K 7th cavalry Privates Wm Whltclaw, Francis Rott, den Hendricks and rrankKnapp company K 7th cavalry. First Bcrgt JIlchsM unriin rnmmnv 11 1111 rariiin- ctirru juii-a 'i AlWrt and lrlvntes Harden and Dauwey company Closed by a Requisition From Oov. Wade Hampton An Application for a writ or llabeaa Corpua llefure Judge Humphreys, and Iteleaae of the Senator on Itall, Friday evcnlntr It. N. Rlchlwurg. an agent ofthePtateof South Carolina, presented to Chief Justice Canter a rcqu'sltlon from (lovernor Vt ado Hampton for Bcnator John J Patterson, who U wanted to answer several charges In Houth Caro lina. Chief Justlco Canter issued a bench war rant, and officers Immediately went out to search for the Konator Deputy Marshal Hllams an 1 a bailiff went to his houao on Fleventh street near U but did not nod Mm at home Court officers were looking around that night and nearly all day Saturday, Senator Patter!! a counsel told them not to be alarmed, as tho Hcuator wonld turn up at the nrntwr ttmo Ra.lunlnv aflornnnn there an- peareilto leuuusual briskness about theofheo of un iXKikonLoulNlanaavenue lAwyerFLinamana nthersmadeceveraltripstotheCilyHall andsecmel to be busy arranging iKrs with the clerk. About o clock Deputy Marshal Williams was notified mat fens tor Patterson him at Col Cook sofrtc was ready and waiting for lee. When the drnntv mashed th nfflre ha fonnd quite a party awaiting him, henator latterson ueing one oi tne numoer, now or wncre inc ncn- atr inent Fridar tiltrht. and how ha rinded tha officers who were acart hlng for him was a question wiuvu i no lawyers ma mn rare to answer, uiht in timating that ha went beyond tho DJitrlrt lines. One of the parties at Colons! Cook a office was Coroner Patterson, and after the deputy had form ally placed tho Henator under arrest the coroner served on tho deputy an order to bring the prisoner before Judge Humphreys, an application for a writ of hnbeut tvrjnt and all the preliminaries so fares livwiuio iinving ueen prvii iiniv arraiiKvi IK? THE TEXAS BORDER. BEMOUH JHSTVMIAME JX coturr or jl vaho. Fiarty proceeded Immealately In two carriages to hefrtvllall ThflntiirHarahll fbnutvWll- UanRfiiator Patterson, Hon Charlea Pelhain and one of Uie Bcnatora sons; In the second were jnesan, uook ana eneuanarger, counnci, vuronrr Iatterson. Mr Ivor 11. Kimball and another son of the Senator ino proceedings at too city nan we e as rguows: ATTIIKCITYHALU JadffA If nmnhrava. ilttlnir In Chambers, received an application for a writ of a habenM cnrpuM on the tho part of Bcnator J, J rattcrson, of South Carolina, wno aucgen mat no wu nctamea uihht b. n-(uii tlon fmued by tho authority of Oov Wade Hamp ton, claiming to be Oovemor of the Stale of Kouth Carolina, and tn mirananee of an Indletmentfound by a body claiming to be a grand Jury in that Ktate, but that the sal 1 authority was wholly illegal and without power under the laws of the state to make sucn a rcquunuon Henatnr I'attrrann. with Onl W. A Cook. Hon S Bhcllabarger end lion Chsrtcs IVlham as his counsel was brought before Judite Humphreys nt 4 o clock, and It appeared that he was held under a bench warrant oft Titcf JutieeCarltcrf r his arrest on a requisition or Jov, uamptou, setting out in' diriment niralnrt hiio. The reiul-ltlon recite that "whereas. It appears ui niu niuicAL-ii iiin.uuiujn, n uiiii uiu iiiicu in tided to be authentic, tliat John J Patterson stnndf charged with the crimes of conspiracy to bribe mcinucrmoi ma general itwmoijr anu vi inniiR, n ?!. ..! rtt HAtwt iiArwn Urtrmmt. coutiscllnir and rroeurlmr Mies U Parker to coni' company A 7th cavalry. Otto Derstow and lriatcs mit grand larccnv, such hiring counseling and J dm h. acveland. Iwln Kelly and tfaraucl procuring tjelng a felony committed In the county Mclnlvro com nan v A 7tn cavairy. rnvaio "iiwchibihi, ni u m iiatcu n nnumun, wmiwj - Irving company u, 7ttt cavairy iTivaie plaints, are Infinitely worso In the night-time than them to private rooms, which, with a reckless dbi- duriog the day, whereas such obnoxious patlenbt could readily Isolated from the rest by assigning recrard for the health and comfort of the rutlouu. re permitted to be occupied by employees of tho Institution or by persons that are coiniarathely well BUlli. In that said Palmer hai allowed prtvato Knons to keep cows on the hospital premises at o Government expense while he purchased fromoutsldo parllea all the milk required Tor the usoof the Institution, yet Uie same number of cows belonging to the hospital, could havo bem kept at the same cost and supplied the hospital with pure milk whereby tho ilovernmeut would have saved the large milk bills that have been paid for that institution nccdlemly Seventh Raid Palmer permits the Howard Unt versltr and the Howard mansion to be constantly supplied with water at the ttorernment expense The tank on each of these buildings la dally filled with water pumped by the Government engineer at said hospital, who runs the Uovernment engine POT mat purpoae wan uuvernmem luci at an lrpose afofi estimated cost of IS per day, and the sum of II, KW of nubile money is thus misused annually, to whuh extent the appropriation to said hospital Is dim) Dished. Such conversion of publle property to private use Is a grave offense, that demands punishment for the offender and restitution to the government. Elshth Raid Palmer has done a crtevnni harm to the inmates of aald hospital by abrogating the custom oi employing a uigni numiior earn wara, Sd compelling one man during the night to lake aryeof two wards containing at least sixty pa tients, and also to attend to four fires In cold weather, which onerous duties cannot be dis charged by a slnglo Individual Hence patients, la SAraa coses auffer lntensetv from nealeet and dli turb the other patltnts by their cries for succor and Uelicf, while the- dying are abandoned to thalr fate and suffered to eii Ire In the dark and gloom with oot care, solace or sympathy, and are hustled out of the ward to tho dead house ai soon as the vital spare is exunguisnea ir said Hospital nave not ooen purrnaaea as far aa practi cable, on contract awarded to the lowest resnon lible bidder after public advertisement, u Is tho futtom with the War and Navy departments and n every well regulated Government Institution, but have, to a great extent, lecn procured from re tail dealers In small quantities from timet) time, as the immediate exigency demanded whereby articles or interior quality were obtained at high prices, the publle money was squandered and the bof pltal falkd to rvceli e tho full benefit of tho appropriation granted It by Congress Tenth The legitimate expenses of said hospital. h wiiHiiiDicu uuuvr iw prvacm management, ao nut exceed ft,ouO per annum, and all money beyond ihat sum drawn out of the treasury on Its account ias been jalsuaed squandered, embeszled urpur olned Through such perversion or abstraction of appropriated funds tha Goernment Is alleged to have beeir plundered aad Uie hospital defrauded to the amount of 11 W ooo during the past fire years, while members of the mcdka( start managers of tho Institution, hae been rahedfrom limited means to affiuinre become the owners of valuable real estate, and faro sumptuously everyday at the ex Knsc of the poor ud the sick, the raaiuud and the lug for whom Congrens mode liberal provision if the public bounty had been honestly and Judi ciously admuiUtered for the sole benefit and behalf Of tho baiietlclarles and not for the individual profit and aggrandizement of the functionaries to wham the execution of tho trust was confided JlcipectfuMy submitted. RobrktT. Johnson THEIOUQEKY hPlVBMIC, Another Serlona Case tn Itoston (By Awoclatod Press. Boston, Mam., Ott, 7. Col. Henry R llbley, a prominent clllten of Charlehtown.wos grrcktea ycateraay, charged with forging Indorse men Is on two promUaory imtes which he had dl v counted at tile Continental Katioaal bank Ho acknowledged tho crime, but cutratd the forgeries Would act exceed MJW) NoefTorU have et been yiauti bt ilia iiiciitia uiti mi, uniiiK ty uq un certainty aa to tho amount of the forgeries. Senator Morton, (By Associated Press. QiirciNHATT, Oct. 7. Senator Morton wai reported u not so well this morning, but this even log he was ratting much, lcr. Total cost per annum $168,3tM The above does not Include the cost or transport ing the malls to and from foreign countries. The Tarls KxposlUon. The Secretary of State will prepare ail ex ecutive communication, which will be transmitted to Congress by tho President, recommending the creation of a commission to represent tho United State at the Paris Exposition Tho plan proposed Is a commissioner general and a suitable number of assistants. An appropriation to enable the proper representation of the United States will bo asked for and It la estimated that KOOOOO will be the amount required Recent advices from Furope In dicate that Great Britain will be the principal ex nil Itor Russia and Turkey owing ti tho war, will not participate, nor win Austria ami Ger many Congrcas will bo urged to take Immediate action in order that the question may be definitely determined and, if favorable thataa much time as potwlhte may be given to facilitate the operations of American exhibitors. The Scramble for Congressional Offices "Tlv a reaolntlon of the caucus he waa re stricted in the control of the patronage of his office nnlv liilno' allowed tn make removals ft r cause Consequently during his administration but nine seen removals have been made and those on the evidence oraunonosty ana emciency " The above Is an extract from a letter in the in terest of Mr J II Patterson, for Doorkeeper of the House, of Representatives, which appeared In the Huwtay Iftmld yesterday The author of the letter, a gentleman well known tons and highly respected tn this cemmunlty.haa called and requests through the columns or tne nanon ai urn aLitan tu wun' draw tha word Mthemnht. aa the same was Inad vertently used by him and to say that Mr ratter- son II m UO way ropuiiBiuiv ii ma iciti The Bonds of Postmaaters. MB The panto of 1673 and the commercial re veries that have followed It, reducing thousands of men ot wraith to comparative penury, has made the responsibility of the parties on the bonds of postmasters, In many Instances In dlfllreut see tlons of the country, not as sound oacon tern plated by the law To remedy thin Postmaster General Key Is having the bonds nf postmasters In all the largo cities gone over and where there U any doubt as to the responsibility of the bondsmen proof of the same is required or new ones are required The entire list will begone over as fast as circum stances will permit Extra Duty for Clerks On Saturday Secretary Stuur cave orders that until the temporary roof upon tho Interior Department building Is completed one clerk from earn room exposed to danger from water lde- Ullcato remain on uuiy aunng menours wnon the Department Is not open for business in order that they may be ready in the event of rain to take immediate steps for the preservation of books and papers of their respective rooms. The Supreme Court, The Supreme Court assembles to-morrow for the winter term The court Is now composed as fol lows M R Walte, of Ohio, Chief Justice, Nathan Clifford of Maine, Associate Justice Noah II Kivavn at tinio ARPoeiaie Jiuiur cumui'i r Miller, of Iowa, Associate Justice, Urn Strong of leunsyivania AKoiaie jusiire jwepu r nrau ley, or New Jersey, Associate Justice, Ward Hunt, of New erk, Associate Justice Hallroad, Conductors' Convention, (By Asitoilalod Pre 1 Elk ira, N. Y, Oct. 7. The Grand Division of the Conductors' Brotherhood of the United States adjourned line dfe early this morning Tho fol lowing officers were ctettod for the ensuing veurt 1 ut Grand Cl.Iuf Conductor John HiUbee. of lilmr- bainpton Grand Chief Conductor. W L. Collins, of lIornellsrHlc Aistitaut Grand Chief Conductor, C A ttanclifleld of t resign, Iowa The next con vcullon will be held at Chicago next October To morrow the conductors start on a week a ramble, guetttiofthe Lehigh Valley, New Jersey Central and hrie railways taking to Mauch (hunk N'ew iork city, iTirtagc liriuje, Magnraraua auuinau' taugua Lake Richard M IVsehalt, company G 6th Infantry, Corporal John 1 1 add company R 51h Infantry, prt vatoJaa. Kaler rompany 1, 6th Infantry, Oeo 1U- gan, company u, otn iniantry. WOUNDED Cantaln Miles Mavlon 7th cavalry. Captain n. 8 Godfrey 7lh cavalry. First Lieutenant and Adju UntO W Ralrd Mh Infantry A A U.rin-tLfeu tenant Hinry Rnmcyn 5th infantry, seventh cav alry company Kergeant John Nolan, Corporal Michael Dolany, Privates Peter Allen Michael Murphy, Wm 11 Magee John Schmerer, Johu My. em JohnSchoner, Fmil Taub and Charle Smith, company D 7lh cavalry Sergeant Chas. II. Welch, Corporal John Qulnn, Trumpeter Thomas Her wood, niacksmith Inslerlck D l-ttleln Pri vate" James Clark John Curran. Uriah S Lewis James S Johnson and David K. Raker; company A,7th cavalry ergcantThoa,E.Golman, Trumpeter James E, Christopher, lrlvatcs Daniel Wright Howard Weaver. Thomaa 1) Ennlng, harlca Miller Mkhacl Gilbert. George W. flat arc. Private JamcaFarrel, company Y, 2X cavalry, Pr , vat Jnhn Wrmm romninv D. fith lnfatitnr. Ker a-cant James A Cable. Private IauIi Gender, Patrick McCenu, Jonn Andrews and Nicholas ft. nam company i ntn in mntry sergeant ucohotk Rager, Musician Jesse O Nell and Private Daniel Horgan, company O, Mh Infantry, second clam I fount t at Steward Jean lUDtlste uallemore. com pany M 7th cavalry Hloux Indian Hump, Chey enne Indian White Wolf I learn from the scout Iluckrauw.WhODrougnt uenerai wucs cuspaicn, that the BATTLE TOOK rLACC ON BNAKX CRKK ahnn flht tnttMahnve lt mouth ITfl thinks Gvneral Mile a force consisted of three eompanie i of tne necond cavatrv tnree oi me oevenui cavairy and eight of the Fifth Infantry He also thinks that none of the officers reported wounded are fatally wounded. Gen Sturgls whose arrival Gen. Miles exported must have with him seven com panies of bis regiment The third company of the Second cavalry, with Gen Miles were origin ally Intondod as an escort to the commissioners to meet Bitting Hull Americana at the Tatia Exposition, IDy Associated Preao.) New York, Oct 7 The Duke Do Caws, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the French Govern ment, has replied to representations In regard to tho position of American manufacturers and arti sans at the forthcoming Paris Et position These representation! were made by Rrown Brothers. August Ilelraont A Co Dreel Morgttf&Co. and other leading firm. The Duke De Cases says in behalf of his Government, that all obstructive rcgu laitona will he waived and American! admitted to the exposition on the simple Introduction of our Minister Plenipotentiary Legislation and action by Congresa are therefore unnecewary A meeting Will do neiu iiciv vii iuq mil iuaiii( tu mid action. Suicide by Shooting:. (By Associated Preu.J buuBtnLAND. Md. Oct 7. Joam.II. Han ley, a prominent citizen of Proatburg, last evening committed suicide by shooting himself. The de ceased had been an invalid and great luflercr for some years He was major of the Second Mary land United flutes volunteers during the war, and wu nigmy estecmea. CHILD MUBDEB AND gUtHDE. ir.nn W Vann ranhloeof thaSlAeV Yards Onnv pany, Kansas city, shot his little daughter, aaed three years through the heart yesterday and then loot nimsii me ncau. coin uieu iiutaauy. Valnables Surrendered, By Aasodated Press, Cincinnati, Oct, 7.-John R Cooper, whoa arreat In connection with the disappearance of cer tain California funds was reported lost evening, waa r1aKd in-dav after turning over the valu aniestOU r unmin vire preuon oi uio iniru National iuug,in trust mr . it. Mwpers creat ion Ocean Steamers Tho follow Ing ocean steamers arrfi ed yesterday : From At Fernwood Antwerp New York Citv of Bruivsll .Ihernool Nawork Friila Ncwork Ilvcrpool fiuada Nework Ilvcrpool Indiana I nuanaipnia ..... wuceniiown Iilyneslan Montreal v..,MovlUc. ITon, A. T. Goshorn Knighted, By Asnoclated Preaa. Cincinnati, Oct. 7. As a mark of recogni tion for services rendered the Ruulan exhib itors at the Centennial Exposition theCcar has forwarded b Hon A T, Qoahorn through M Khlskln Russian Minister a bre,va creating Mr Gohhorn to the knighthood of Hie oeumd class, with tbo itar of the Order of St, Vanlslaua, DUtluguUhed Dead, Hy Assoclatad Prem. London, Oct 7. Kdward Oranvllle Eliot, Third Larl of St. German i 1 dead He wai 79 years of aie. Part, Oct 7 Senator Louis Oliver Boar beau Is dead He was 60 yean of age. i'i iiiciiiaiiu, niiu is iiatcu nt liMUiiiuin.iAWiiirr . The accomptnylngdoc imenbiconiit of ft certlfictl copy of In iletmuit charging Scuator iattcrsoii with hiring an 1 counseling larceny and fraudil Unt breach nf trust said Indictment being of f mr counts, indictment or bribery ot ten counts copies nf two bench warrants tamed by the Richland murt infccpicmber, with tho return of win rt ctrtifled copy of tho law on the subject certified b H M Sims sccntaryof btate, and affidavit or James Conner, attorney general of the State reciting tho finding of tho indictments on tho 2lh of Autmt lout the bvuliiir of bent h warrants, and that on tho lOthorKeptembcr tie naarcucd a letter to wnaior Pultcmnn advUhur him hf the flndlnm of the In dlctmenti and the lsue of bench warrants an I that unlea he would return voluntarily a requisi 1IUII wuimi iiruv iur linn n (HKiiif u ii'uu ;mv, and that the said Patterson by UbUr under lto of nasningtuu reptomDcris,ucc nun anu iti iku it return to saiaouue TnEHEABIVa Mr Cook, onappearlngbeforeJi &( Humphreys, wld tho case w as one of very great li toci aill . volvcMery many iraporlant points Ho thminht, , theref ire, that tbo counsel far bcralor Patterson shnul 1 be allowed amolej time to examine their au- thnvttlna and nrcrlTB In MM Mr liwnuea. ouuiivi iur iiieauiuoritivaii r-uum Carolina, thought that the law under which the re quisition was made was a plain one and that the authorltyofGoernorIIamitnnand the courtaof South Carolina waa beyond dlpute and that all needleas dclav waa to be avoided In acae like this. Thecouusel for Senator Paltcnon asked for a continuance until Wednesday . Mr Lowndeaitatcdihnt the Attorney General of South Carolina would desire to bo present and wouiaDeunaDietogeinere Dcmro inuninay Justlco Humphreys held that the case w aa one In which a rcarwable time fhoutd be allowed to make a legal objection to the rcn lltlon, and con tinued tne hearing until wcunosaay, mo win iu Ball was fixed at UWO and Mr IVory O Kimball, who was present, went upon the bond, and the Senator w as released AJtcnnisitor n crrrr. Resolutions Adopted by the Young- Catholic rrlend Society. A mooting of the Young Catholics' Trlend Society waa held last ovuilng at Carroll hall to take some action In regard to attending the funeral of the late Archbishop iwyley and also ti draft suit able resolutions. Messrs Fullcrton, Bingham and Huntington were appointed as a committee to pre pare resolutions, and reported the follow Ing v. hich was adopted Whereas it has pleaed Almighty flod to call to hla eternal reward our beloved Archblnhon James Rooaevelt Baylev a friend and benefactor of nuraocieiyanaoneouiaaonoraryraeuiocn, tn re HsWtmf That In his death we. In common with all our archdloccfie deplore the too early loot of one whom we so reeenuy nauea a ine worn y sue Pimnrnr tha llluxtrious nrelatca who since the en tabllahmentof tho hierarchy In this country hae alorncd the see of Baltimore with tho virtues nf tho apontollc age and whom during tho few years that he has been among us,we have learned both to revere and wioveaaour ratnerini nnn. PmiWimI That In common with all the Cathllca of the United States we mourn the death of one wnoe UnipottCd anu noma cnanicier unin an a man and aa a nrolate did lionor to the Church not only in the eyes of her own children but even in the estimation of thoM) whose ranks ho had quitted to enter the true fold Rttotrtd That a delegation of twenty members bo sent to represent this society at the funeral and that as many others as can powibly di so be re quested to Join them In this sad duty A committeo w as alsoanpolntcd to wait on the railroad company and endt aror to secure reduced rates for members w lulling to attend the obsequies to-morrow who will report tonight at a special meeting which has been called for that purpose, as will be seen in the advertisement. AMUSEytrXTS, A Bait Spring Quarrel An Infuriated Mex ican Mob Controlling: verythtng General Khertdan'a 1 lewaTtin Mexican Govern ment ot Responsible fur the Trouble. Oalveston, Tftab, Oct. 0 Tbo AVa-i pub lishes the following special t Fort Dams. Oct A Mexican mob. four hun dred strong, took possession of the towns of Yslcta and Sin FJIutrlo The Texas county officials are prisoners in the hands of an Infuriate I rabble, and tho cry is "Death to Gringos I '"Viva Mexico r Letters received o-tlay at Fort Davis state that tho Mexicans In largo numbers haecapturcd and hold In custody all the officers of n Paw county The lives of all white men are threatened There are no troops on the frontier, and a horrible massacre Is Imminent. Judge Charles It Howard Is a pris oner and bound with rope. Jew ion, Oct 7 The frroM hai tho following account of the troubles In FJ Paso county, Texas : Sam Aitoxio, Texas. Oct. 6 or some time past there has been a feud In the county between a party led by Judge Chariot It Howard and ono led by a mall contractor named Louis Cardts The lormer is marrien to tne daughter or a roan named 71m pel man. who has located claims on several of tho salt lakes where, up to a short time ago the Mexicans used to procure the salt free of charge Gf late Howard haa Insisted that all salt taken must bo paid for A very bitter state of feeling a the result, and culminated In an open quarnl In the town or San Kllxarlo between Card Is and Howard 1 he sheriff was called In to prevent bloodshed but the quarrel oiico started, It waa impossible to pre serve tho peace The MEXICANS ItOK EN MA And selted tho town flung Ju Igo Ifomardtats the Jail and bound him ban 1 and foot with ropes. Thla done, they paraded the streeti shouting - iKiin to tne uomgos, ana -viraia mhico Soon after they captured some other officials, In eluding Judge Mcllrlde, and lodged them in Jail Thetownof iletawasalso visited lya band of armed Mexicans and tho odlclala driven out or captured A most excited feeling prevails an 1 the gravest fears are entertained for the Uvea of Mr Howard an 1 the other Americans about thirty in number, who are at the mercy of tho INFURIATFD MrXICAN MOB. A ins e shot might bring about a horrible massa ere It Is slated that there are 400 Mexicans in arms and their leaden boiut that they have all tho awlttance they need from tho other side of tbo river There are no Lnltcd Slate troops mar tho scene of the little rebellion At ml Itarv hea 1 quarter substantially tl e same account h gh en of ma origin ot ino ni-turunnce. ino renciimm Vexleans have thrown out scout" and picketi aroun 1 tho town named and ntonr the tlur Nt Anii'iicun is mm we in rommu'iiriue w in mo prisoners A call ha been made frfun LI 1 iun for INOTHFR TltEORT of Iha tifi0 H that It wss Marte 1 1 y ImU CardH who is tho mortal enemy of Ju Ue Howard and Arrests In Madrid. t By Aosoelatad Prra1 Madrid. Oct 7 Nine persons fcsw arrested for possessing arms and arouinxtxlen. Tho prisoners endeavored to resist and one of them was killed. Dangerously Knot. About 2 o'tlocV this mornlnc Sergeant fltur- real and Officer Bryan, of the fourth t reclm t va tlou, found a man named Thomas Jones lntaJ street, who bad been shot In tbo breast by ote The Storm and the Oyster Tungles I By AasucUted Press BALTiMORr, Oct. 7 The ricr aud bay teamen arriving to-day rsport a number of 0) iter nimalAilpJvnn ajJiora bv thfl Storm OU TbUnday. 1 (Jim and Hinumnm v....u.r.. ..a ii.ui.,11 tj.Ati nnrtiul lokt Tha the ball Jonai ! badlv hurt and la Ivlnr 111 pniuHesall got eT at high tide. he oyiler police critical condition Ue slated that be waa shot by iahouMr Mary Oranhm wu drivau ashore In two men at Uie tar aheds on li street, between Jotkoou a cxeek. Cheater river, and went to pieces. Tenth and Ueveutb north wt. tnwin link iiuwn The bftleets tnulc blm U thekta i. r: . - ":. . t.- ,j-.. ' . t. t" .; i eo ur Ewuineni, wno pruuei itr The NaUonal. The renowned and youthful tragedienne, Ellxabeth onStamwItx, makes her first appearance before a Washington audience to-night In tho new Elaywrltton by 8 K.CHman entitled 'Lady Jane rey" The play Is an excellent one and this Aharmlii 11-imu wilt ilniibllfMi earrv off here the great meed nf prale thst the presa and people of the North and w rt hu e rf en her Phe will play HMeamllua'and IVbfrnli durlngtheweek In the WomanaCorner 'on tho third page of Tlix IlB riautAN will be found a very Interesting sketch orailfletamwiu, wruien uyr ruiiuou aru Ttte Opera House Tho Kcrnan Brothers are determined to win themaurlal appreciation which they deserve for their earnest cnlcavors In pmentlug numerous nnrt.lt )m For th week thev announce the erand spectacular drama entitled 'A Tale of radiant- moni rivaling; in iusmiuimo ( tmuvn Black Crook The grand march tableaux and cataract ef the Pllver Uko are among the atirao tlons of the ploce llierewlll be a matinee on Wednesday and Saturday who wonts trmpa suit to El Pino to pretext the mall of which he Isthe su If contract r Thltout rsgo cannot lie Uld to the charge of Mexico a the Mexicans romr Mined of a Mexican eltlxeti s living on this aide nf the river who feel thcnichci ag grlcvetl by tho conduct of Judge Howar I and who areurgulnn thUr lawloss Lcurso b) his rlMil ( ardh Thcsj po!nb are glcane I from the i fflclnl corresponuenre At tne tlmo Howard waa smtl by the mob ho was tn tho liandj of Uie shcrlfT for attempting to kill Cardts NFW ORI FANS FTC1TFD OVER THF NFAVP VrwORtrAV" Oct 0 The news of the tmultes In El Paso county created the greatct excitement and the utmost Utternci prevails nrTbrswIllbe made at once of volunteer to OMteet the frontier and if necessary Invade Mexico The ofllctrfcf the 1st imisiana fnrHiitry or w hlcn au ex Conred mtoli in command express themxeU ea as roaly to go on the shortest notice The affair I de nounced hore as owing to tho feeble policy of the icjui t vriiiuvii. QFNEnAI, HIIERIDVN'H VIFWD. ..iino Oet d flcneral fiherldaii in an httar view said he has the very latevt Information, and was In a position to deny everything whleh point ed to any armed conflict or an invasion This report ne nwu warn wiumy incornft ami nan no shadow of tnith The trouble wai cnnflnM en tlvalw Ia m liraurl imAnir iim t IAtid ffiAmui.-. over the rfaUHprings, tho town being populated al most wholly bv this element (iencral Sherl Must onceonlenyl lieutenant Kucker with soldlert to proceed immediately to Hantn Hlrarlo and Invci gate the trouble, and that officer has departed for tne accnc QUCIRAL ORD'B RrrORT. CltlCAro, 111 , Oct 7th, 18T7. Gen E D Vnemmft, Hnhtnyton D C,' The following dispatch forwarded by Colonel Andrews from 1-ort DartK, waa received last night fromCkneralOrd "Lieutenant Ruckcr, at El rao somo days ago, rcponeutnu imnuics at etui r uiainianu wan or (ltred bv me to renortnn the dfoturttanccs Subse quently I gave an order to send thirty cavalrjmen that were escorting a survcj Ing party to strengthen him This trouble a with our own population, ana about the location of the land on w hirh there are salt lakes I hate no reason to believe that any cltlcns of Mexico hae taken part In the troubles but tho population of H I aso county is wholly composed of It Inns of Mexican t Irth ' 1,11 CIH.H1LIA-, 1 iruv. v."cncri COL. ANDRKwa' RIPORT. IortDaih,Tfxas October 1.IST7 Adlutaut General Prenrlmmtttf TVjwii Kir I am requested by Judge Blacker to send the lUIIOWUIB "The Mexican noDulatlonof Fl rain have riwn en masse nolrel all tho civil authorities Judges Howard and Mclhlle and hold all of themnrs- oncrs and In Jail Kl term uumt tr about four hun dred undir arms jtae scouts and pickets out and sentinels nosted recmed to bewellnrzanlznl Ml the Americans In tho county, numlierinc about thirty In peril of their lhes No American Is allowed to communicate with tho prisoners Tho rioters aro expecting all from volunucrs from the Mexican tide of the Rio Ornnde The trnubla is from Zlmpleman having located tho Halt lakes and through Howard prohibited gettlug salt without pirmUwlon. LAira. "The sheriff haa escaped CjI Hatch exDected In El Paso The call is for at leut tw o companies, with artillery I havo at tills po.t,oll told one hundred and twenty three fbhtlng men 1 think Louis Cardli is behind alb u l AnPKKwa, woionct commanuing tirN. SHERIDAN'S OFFICIAL REPORT. The fillowlng dispatches received last night by Adjutant General Tnwnsend explanatory of the aflat nrows that no Mexican cltltfiii were engagoil In the affair, which sustains tho confidence of the Secretary ofPtatoln thehnnety of the expressed determination of President Diss to CO oneaate with the t nltcd States Uovernment In putting a stop to the predatory operations which have so long ex Uted along the Rio Grand The follow ing aro tho dUpatchcs Secretaries In Consultation, OVtl It A It lion IMVIlOtEMl'STS Annual Report of the l'ngiiieer In Charge, The following extracts are from the annual report of Mr t, T Abcrt ot the Improvements of the Washington and (Jcorgctown harbors i OFROETOW N IHANNFL. In my last report It wm itated that the plan of tho Ik ar 1 submitted to Congress Decemlier 17, 172. f irafTt.ctIngaraIIJil an 1 compltte improvement nfthoharlxr might be carried out In parts so that each part would In it-elf be. an efficient Improve ment It wai recommended that the first part to to Improved should bo limited to that portion of the river between fl street wharf and Easby anoint The total amount of the estimate was w run No sijroprlailon was made but what ha been urged In regard to the Importance of the work remains unchanged The main shin channel between the fyinir t rl lirn and AntlmUn (aland cannot tte nAMed by the heaviest draught coal vessels which land at llieconl wharves of fleorgetown The large part nf tne trane wincn passes inrougn inis cnannei i inatie upoi iiimienanu ei, wnicn is snippeii to New lork Ibwton Ihlladelphla and Is used ex tenslvely by steam vessels and for manufacturing purpoMca, ' The annual shlnmenls amount to (WOjOOO Ions all of which nnaa through thetlMirretown channel ror tiroiging mis cnannei witn a wiutu oi si loti and a depth of la feet at low water the following estimates aro submitted 21 aw cubic vardiatls cents per yarn vnpM contingencies iu per cent , 13 KW, total, U231 WAaniNQTON cnANNFL. "The Washington channel of the Potomac be tween the arsenal and the north draw of the Img nrioge nas Dccome ery inoai so as tooner con siderable obstruction to vessel attempting to reach the wharves of the cltr In order to make a chan nel 201 feet wide and 12 ft t deep at low water below the draw of the Long Itrldye It will be necessary to nreuge wi si cuiuejaros Ft!mat rt4nmcuble vards at 20 cents ttervard. .2 f 10; contingencies, 10 per cent, i24); total, The amount available for the Improvement of Washington and ficorgetown harbors Is 12 ft el, amount (ctlmatcl) required for the completion of existing project slOOOOO; amount asked for next fiscal year, fioouoo TUET.AMEXTJSn CUHTEJt. Ills Remains will be Interred on "Wednesday XextatlWatrolnt. There Is no American heart that does not throb with pain when thinking of the sad fate of ' our bravo Cutter " His remains aro to bo Interred at Wevt Point on Wednesday next and doubllom there will be a large attendance of distinguished persons present to do honor to the remalua of the gallant dead (len ft hofltl 1 has liwue 1 a general order In rela tion to th details of the funeral The funeral es cort will bo commanded bv brevet Brigadier dene ral Thomas H Nell Lieutenant ColoncloftheSIxth cavalry The remains fOcn Cutter arc at present tn the receiving vault at Poughkecnsle They will x remotcd therefrom on the morning nf the. loth, and umW escort of a guard of honor from West P ilnt will l conveyed Ui the special steamer Mary Powell Cant Andciwm having klndlv offerel his boat fcrthe pmpnc free of charge and Intending to make a special trip thus accommodating the peo' le along the rh er w ho desire to participate In tlioolannlea The Mrv Powell will leate there wun me ikmi on txmni at w n in it is innugui that aillllary and "lvlo organ Izatloncfrora different point along the river will take pert In tho solemn cxcrelcfi Tho Connecticut Cavalry Association, eomnoaed of the ronhnn of the Flmt nnnecllent caalry volunteera and tho fllccm if the regular array irom new lorit aua cw igra naruor win attena. imE Jircnttn. By Associated Prem.1 Watfrtown, N, Y, Oct. 7. X Are at Oourcrncur.N Jastnlghtbrokooutln thewoml bullllngnln tbo rear of Lnlnn Hall btock, burning the entire block and other adjacent building The following aro tho sufferers C II Brown hard ware J It Echhol 1. dry good 8 B an Derree, A.nl.nA. tla IT.MlniiA. t&l .vnvVa tla ISittui.l son dressmaker P II Burton, dwelling- Masonlo Iiau i nomas iHiyie, groeen vtnuney mothers marble works Iys estimated at WOmu, Insurance J.12,000; fire suppocd incendiary. CHURCH BURNED. iMhtAwaroi m. Inn . Oct. 27 The Fhrhth FreaLv. terlan church on the west side of the river In this city, waa burned to-day. Loss not itated. partly in- surcu IMMENSE DESTRUCTION OF LCJtBFH, Nrwnax Oet. 7 -A Are occurred at Hunter's point this morning at 1 3D o clock It was jirtt dweovered in the lumber yard or Ihidley, ors.ee A (Jo . and before the Are department could been n anu tne wnoie yara containing iuimmjuu u-etoi mnflinmiier waa in 11 a oil's rnim mm inn lira communicated to the vard of Slmnson ClaooA Co . ana Deiore u was nnncr couiroi wu mil icet or meir stock wss also destroyed It burned furiously all day until 4pm, when it was thought to bo under control, but at 7 p rn.lt again broke outlnKlmn- son mapp&t-o a yara ana it is n-area mat o . Ottt feet dl recti v in Its course will a!o be destroved The lots at present embraces 9M0fOfeetTplne lumber, with over 20OO0 sunr boxes and bogs heads w hlch were Morcd on the premises, amount ing In all to aDoutSJOOOj), 1 he Insurance cannot ue aaceriaineu as j eu ACROSS THE OCEAN. WKnTAnriHiTA cr.titti the eat TLEXEAB KAI11. IntercMlnjr Trom Around Plevna Snow In Hhlpka Paoa (lambetta'a Hitter Blanlfeato It mil Cause Hlm Another Trial The Frrnrli Fleet Ion Campaign Arrests In Kpaln (By AMictaled Presa. 1 Uonstantinopi , Oct. 7. UnahUr Taatia telegraphs the lorte, under date of Friday, a fol lows; To-day the bulk of the lluulan forces fell back to the foot of Karatool, leaving only six bat talions entrenched at Kabak. They have thus abandoned their positions parallel with our lines. Thero Is no trace of the enemy at ItalkJnran KUll van or Ogh wilu. they having struck their eanpo, Tho enemy a 1 wsea during tbe three days battles aManllar f Jul reran and Alodjav Dagh are esti mated at loom killed and wounded Ourloea aro about 2,010 Tho Orand Duke Michael com mandel tha Russians In nenmn PmvMinrhaa Lhapplly frustrated the formidable plana of our TURKISH OPriCFRS TO BF TRIED. Isnojf, Oct8. The .Sfflftrfnrd Constantinople diipati h says Achmet Eyoub Rlfat Pasha late chief of staff", two brigadiers an 1 several superior offi cers are to be tried Eyoub Kl falls charged wltb disobedience In having refused to obey Alehcniet All s order to advance, 1 he Porte haa selted a O reek vessel entering the Gnlfof Aria with arras and ammunition Greece haa demanded her restoration The 7Wif Bucharest special says flencral Hsren, the I nltlKUles military aturhe at Vienna, haa arrivedierc He will proceed to Bulgaria lmme-dlaUy. SNOW IN THE BALKANS The Secretary of Ptato and Secretary of War were In conference pestcrday at the War Depart inent relalhe to the reported attack by 'Mexicans upon Fan Eliza rlo and the capture ofnflU lals of Fl I'oso county At urn time no omciai aavinea nan been retti ed The opinion was expressed that this high handed rrorecdinjr If true was the work of outlaws and, rtrue hud no connection with tho operations or tbe Mexican loernnient onihilr side of tho Rlo Oranlo The I a tot official advices from Mexico Indicate that President Dlas Is slucire In hla effort tn prevent depredations The action of the United Ftatei forces in pursuing Mexican ral icr In their retreat Into Mexico it was stated could not be quote I Iii JustlAatlon of retalltory measure! of luch achaiactcr The Mr Ilayea Society and the Liquor Hell Pit ml i Tho Irs It B Hayes Teuipcrnnco Roclety held a speilal metting latt night at tho residence of tho secretary, and adoj ted the follow Ing resolu tion W licrLoa the nrcent boar 1 of Met row Ulan nolke rw I of Hilt IllnlrU t tiiive done more tnwardit tlieexeeu j..'.uf,...fi,. ...... rt.i Ki.nirM.ir Tiinmvit ' tiou aud faithful aihntulhtratloii of the llyuor laws daiibeforeyouBfsmnedconlrolorTHKATioyL ihanai yirwedhw police board iutnltlian!lng ivulhu n vuiivii.) "i --. ....-., u.B,..a j tIlfl jaxiiy oi on r iruiiNiiti i-ouvt aim uuvcrnuiciit HanchelV Johnson for the Supreme Court ocan ' attorneys In their part of this dut) andwhereas cy If It Is Intended to honor Oeorgla with this in order to .treiiL.lhcn the iwllie department in lis appointment, I believe ) mi will agree with mo effort add to tl e rotinms f the District reduce that ex Senator Joshua Hill Is the man A moJer- the mormons rrotit In liquor and dticsuras Its Srate but firm BepiiblUau, a I nlon man be f ue, bale an line urlng and since ttte war, a lawjer who jwli-nt Ihat the Mrs R 1) Hajes Trmptranre ainaateda coinfortaMc f rttiuo tyhls prait're a iHhty reeominend nail the tcraperanceorganiia xean wholsrespettel and honored by b th polUI tlmsln this District thaahocacy of the pajitge est parlies ana all conditions of w tlity .Joshua I of a 1111 1 y (ongrosa fi r thogttieral use of whky HiH would fill the tatauc) with honor to his Hate bell punches by all retail liquor dealers In UiU Dl The tjupreme Court acnuey, Kditor National Kfiiblicini K and the Administration and to the aaiUractlou of the w holo American ptppie ery rcapectAilly, your mend and well wisher, A tlk-OBUUN Wasuivqton,D C.Oct 6 1877 Another Btorm Centre. The Signal Bureau announces that thero has k-.n HMi.k.hla f nf th baromrtrr In Tinnwi aeeand tbe QMa alley, where a storm centre, 'dereiltoMiarojuatowipportatlalm for satlsfac moving rapidly to the nortJiftf east haa beondenl- tlon on btbalf i f Herman subject whowite re ..--.a ' iunl1 mult fab tn.l fhr VCU, The 03 cly hai under consideration tbe proprie ty of holding a public meeting next mouth to dls cuts the bell punch mo emeni A Peiuund CponJJiearagua (By Asaoeiated Pret.l IiNiMiN, Oct B -Tbo i(i Berlin special layithii Cerman corvette Kllzabeth ha been or nUv puJlraaUtd there. After the Tope Dies r me Isttrr in the nifc n Ttme If. as Is generally supposed the atlcou inmates liftve their intention of concealing for as long as may be posdlble after tbe death of Plus IX, the fact that lhechalrofPeterisaiant, the continual re ports of the Pope s approaching end like the cry of the wolf In the fable, may finally result In materi ally awdBttngthem In carrying out their Intention To call these reports unfounded would bo eml nently Inexact. They have as later Information hai alwaya proved invariably been based upon fluctuations for the wort In tho l'oo s health, and have nnlv been incorrect In an far aa the same Im portanee has been attached tothemto which they would have been entitled had they loncerrcd any onoelw unendowed, as the general run of men arc with the flue constitution and the extraordi nary vitality nus l possesses uut tins week we havo had a series or abs lately false report) a thing somewhat unusual for It 1 a long time since the Liberal papers have it.anlfeated any particular concern aa to what goes on In the Vatican That tho Vatkan authorities havo an Interest which will Impel them when the lVpos death really occurs to keep the fact secret for as many hours ore en days, as may bepoulble, thero can bo no doubt. They are under tne Impression that it may be necessary for the cardinal! to enter Into cobclave immediately, in order to avert dangerous consequences which only tbo existence of a Pope can prevent, iu tnatewt nia iiminem aa you bare been Informed has signed a special bill, authorising the sacred college to Infringe If they deem it needful, that rule wh'ch requires ten days delay toasseinJo Its distant members It Is be lieved that when the major It) of the cardinals were here in Juno means were cotiecrted for doing so without the outer world knowing that the summons had gone forth, and In such circumstances, and while such fears i rev a lied It Is evident that to conceal tho I'opo s death for een twenty four hours would be a gain for, without coml lcrlng what ele might be done In the lime it would enable all those car dinals within that distance to reach Ilomaslm ultaneously with the news becoming known, and Uione lunner on to ue w en un ineir way An rtirarui ins actual cnimuinii oi tne i-una health I have reason to btlleve that since the end of last week it had gradually Improved until yester- iiav. wnen nunai ono oi inaiiuiai laintmir nt It laalfxl however onlv half an hour and hai not. gl cu ground fur any Increase of appreheuklon The Anna of the Turka. Thfrf seems to be some misconception of the American arms used by tho Turks with such effect In tiic'r contest with Russia, The Worcester W points out some of the errors Into which Its cou temporaries luno fallen Tho peculiarities of the Henry Martini rifle aro confounded with those of the W lnchcstcr repeating rifle, (heretofore called the Henry relocating rifle ) Invented by an merltanarmy oDlttr named Henry Tho 'Win chester' has a magazine i."der the barrel which holdi fifteen charge The Henry Martini rifle was lint ti toil by Alexander Hinry, of hdiu I urgh beolland It U hla rifle with Uie Martini sctUn, but it cannot 1 discharged sixteen time without reloading' on tlu con trar Itisloadd with a single cartrl 1 In a mt Utile rao ThUrlfe tan bo fired from tlilrty eight to forty times pr minute an I IsccicbrsdHl for It aeiiirmiiL lonv piiiil (wliiIv KinieMlte slots nt 1JUI Sard have beeiiUllua target of two and 1 1 e cikiiui lei l it is itie ninrnesier thut re k. tils without relr ading Tin TitrkMi army IsciuiUMil with the Hinry Martini rifle, inanu fadiirtd by the Prol Knee To 1 1 mniany which hustxHU making Hunt f .r tho lurkMi tioreru iiicutfortKr liny ait made l no other mauu facturtnliilboLuliolHtutes weUlkre Iheflrst contract w a f ir JUO isil. It wai exten led to HM oik), and ihm tnrjKiOiMi ami now aeeorlliiir to r ii rao r. It has been exten led to K0H) "The Tool Com- iaii fir reasons, now call tho vine tne rcauoay- Harttni " The lellow Ieei at Port Iloyal. llj AsMilaieil rreaa.1 Bavannau, Oet 7, DUiuUh from Tort RojalaayH there were two doalhi from yellow - there to-day There Is already two feet of mow In the Phlpka Pas The troot are obliged to alt in the frown trenches ankle deep In mu 1 Tbe 77mV rorresnondent before Plevna tela graphs aa follows On Wednesday tho Grand Duke Nicholas' Interpreter, who waa sent Into Plevna with a flag of truce waa personally received by Os man l'ashe. This Interview was granted In aniwar to a sealed letter from the Orand Duke Though the Interview was thought to be onlv about the burial of tbe dead It created considerable, JsUcrcat, Ayr AIRS ABOUT TLRTNA. The TWa Vienna special says the Constantino ple authorities merely Intend that Reouff Pasha shall retain enough troops at hhlpka to maintain the defensive All the reserves collected In Roumanla have been aent ecroas the Balkans to a new position which tho Turks aeem to be prepar ing at Archarle for (toman laiha to fall back upon should he be obliged to leave I levna. The only question Is whether he will be able to do so The massing of the Russian guards In the rear of the lines at Plevna looks very much aa if the Mus covites were preparing to effectually close the com munications of I levna by sending a large force acmM the Vld to the rear of tho Turkish positions The Dnfy Acu r" special from Parsdtn savs den fleurko has been appointed to command toe Rus sian caalry In rear of IlcthJ. a MlirTTA'H .lf. WJVTO. By Associated Preaa J Daris, Oct. 7 M. Cainbetta has Issued a msnlfef to to the electors of the Twentieth siren dissement of Paris In it he fays ' ( Itlwns after four long months of excessive administrative pressure and tbe most deplorable proceedings rcla the to official candidatures, I ranee at Inst speak f She will say In a few days what rho thinks of the nitn vi ineitMKii juay, trio auiea ami pmtCCU rs of the men of tl e Seernd of Deremlier. tlit m r. Mint of Henry V and the agents of the syllabui aim uiu wv who are an pneiierea unuer uio patronage cf the President douMlcsafnr the tet ter protection of republican Institutions Franeo wlllsavwbat she thinks of tbe personal policy of tho chic's of the State and the aristocratic and retrograde pretensions of the De Brogllo (nblueL of theunjustlftatledlsarlutknof the (hamber ot Deputies of the miserable war waged by the Gov ernment against newspaer hawkers, schoolmas ters aud other defenseless victim- of tho projects and plota of this coalition of monarchists, who are prei aring for her three years of Intestine conflicts and divisions to 1 followed In IWsQby atcTriblo crili andperhspsrcvolntlon" ItThe manifesto after strongly censuring the li censed violence nf the reactionary press M)i "tranco will pronounce on the policy Inaugurated by the letter dismissing the Republican ministry and the order of the day to the troops at the Long Champa review on the Presidential message of the lyih of September and on that system of govern ment which the chief of the executive power vindi cates as a right above the constitution France will declare fur the Republic Khe will say she In tend to make an end of anarchy aaddlctatorshlps, withdraw the nation aa well as tbe Individual definitely from clerical rule and Intare that tbe publle force shall never be employed except in the service of the law "I confidently declare that France despite the manoeuvres against the freedom of her votes will scorn the official candidature and Its agent spurn the royalists, CtesarUts and clericals both knaves and partisans of violence She will condemn dictatorial policy and leave the chief of tbe execu tive power, who Istranif irraed Into a plebiscitary candidate, no alternative but to submit or resign We ourselves, sure of the suprort of the country, ahall know bow to make It" will pre all over a powerless and Incorrigible minority The unleu of all good Frenchmen will keep us discreet and Tho Conservative nertera stmnrtv censure If ( lamlM tta s manifesto, some nf them de la ring that tne rem rrism na now roiumrnera iue ncpilDU can ) apers warmly rale tho manifesto, ANOTIIFR PROBKCUTION, Imwv, Oct 8. The Titnnf Tarts special con firms the VoHrti" announcement thst M Cam liettals to be prosecuted sgaln lVrfect trsnqulllUy, however prevalUin Paris. The Republicans are too confident of success at the elections to bo en ticed into any demonstrations THE OBJECTIONABLE KXPREMIOV. Pari Oct. s, The VanemV announces that the Ootrrnmenl las ordered the pmccutlcn of M. OambctUfor his manifesto It rays ! "The auda cious reproduction In hi manifesto of the phrase, 'Itaut e toumeVrr on sc dsmsttre ' la not only a rep et lion of the offense against tbe Marshal but as M Qambetta haa already been condemned therefor by the Tribunal of the Seine It constitutes an osj rage against the magistracy whose decisions are publicly Ignored. The Ohio Kleetlon. To-morrow the voters of Ohio wilt announce their preference fur the candidate placed befere them on tbe several tickets Just what the work ingmeus and temperance tickets will draw off from the Republicans and Democrats may In this content he of some importance especially so far as the candidates for the Legislature are. concerned 1 be canvass haa not been as spirited ai It ihotild have been In fact take It altogether. It la ooncsjed ihe tamest and mot lukewarm on record. The mot lntcretdlng point In the eouteat was the selection of a LegUlature that will name Stanley Matthews rtiecesaor Garfield and Matthews hare worked hard fr thomielve aud In the event of the U-glslaturo being Republican they will make a desperate fight for the succession In the Republi can caucus of that body The Democratic newspapers throughout the State with their usual bombast claim the Oov ernnr and legislature but it Is wall known that for several we ks past they hare devoted their bet eners-les towards the aucccaaof their legudatlre , candidates. In the hut election for Governor id lS7ft. Hsycs defeated Allen 5 414 votes. Tliia In a total vote of 6U0OJ0 Hayes percentage of the total ote iHiiled was SO 47 Aliens 49 U In the huf Presidential elettlon Hayes carried the State by TMt majority total vote or the htate CW 711. Haes received 50 .14 per cent of tho ote polled andTildeu 4 J 071. Cooper (dreenback) and Smkh (Prohibition) received 71 J percent of the total ote In the deneral Assembly the Republicans had a majority of twenty two on joint ballot. A ntrar , w vouitxiya, Houoia to tbe Iteinalas of Archbishop Hay. ley. (By sotlatd Press. I HA! TIMORr., (Vt. 7 An Immense throng attendeM the parlous services at the tethedraltc d),whl(.h wasdraitl lu'tuoumlng for tholrst primate and archbishop The sermon at the fore noon or High Maa service waa preached by Father Curtis secretary of the Archbishop During tbe day from 10 o clock until nightfall a continuous stream of persons of all clashes numbering from twenty flte to thirty thousand patted through tbo urcheplscopal residence, adj lining tlie calbednd, and slewed the remains 1 Ing instate Themuld tude entered and marched b) twos around tbe drad irelato wlthsa I fuces, pronlDg the most respect ful silt ncc Itvsldf a numler of olhemen out side and In the building a detachment of members of the Vmng Catholics rrleud Society, who are relieved hourly Hand as a guard of huitor over tbo rrinalus. The nutntier viewing the body ) usUrday Is otlmsted at fourteen thousand "a llrutal MurtlerT I By Assoc 1st d PrBH. SRAClr, N. Y, Oet 8 AIoobo F. Weal and Harry 8 Blje, f this city, while driving lu la)ettevllle this evening were set upon by i drunken Irishman naiuwl Wm. Burns, and stabbed several times, Vtwt wag killed. Buna tiu Weu arrested.