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., , , . , .vol. xvni NO'. 20. WASHINGTON, D. C, WEDNESDAY MOUSING, DECEMHEll 19, 1877. FIFTY CENTS PER MONTH. THE NATIONAL CAPITAL. jotxas op the xxccvtitb and , LEGISLATIVE branches. Information Gathered as Uib Capitol, In the Department,. ml About Town by the Be poriars'of th National Ilepubllcan. The Cabinet Yesterday. Yesterday's Cabinet meeting considered af fairs In Mexico, but with no new feature of Inter est. Several lelegrams were read from the dis turbed rettlon. but there wu no change of opinion a loth disturbance Wing entirely local, and no bw direction to the military operalln: In Txa were spoken of The President spoke of his lnten- lnii tn vtalt Km Vnrlr ati,l Itialil anllM tTlllVr. lallon about ft. Two or three of the i members of ine cabinet win accompany me rresuien.. so im portant appointment were tlorldod utiou The California District Attorneyship wea under comlderailou. The names of Sheriff ronle end J M Cmhlin warAauhni tl-il hw Atarill!V General Detent, who celled attention to the feet that roole was recommended ty bolli Senators flora his State and Coghleii by KepresenUlive Davis. lh question bclni aked whetner any reason existed why Coghlsn, the present incumocnt, should not be reaipoluted.tioue was suggested, and" w" dee men bet to defer final action In the matter un til additional Information could be obtained. Stray Notes fmra the Capitol, The sub-committee of the House Committee on Foreign Affair charged with the Investigation of the Mexican border troubles, of which Mr. Schleicher, of ToxeJ, Is chairmen, are buy with the nrlmtBrr wnrk (if ei ami nil)- documentary vl- deucc bc&rlngupon the ubject.prlor to proceeding I to hear otal teiumony. It la not prooaDie wai any wltnewe will be cxamlued until aner the rcasein bllngofCongiwi. lit C I', Culver, clerk to tho Committee on Coin ge, Weight end Measures, has procured, at hit own oxpeuse a complete set of the clomentary In struments neceeserylodemnnBtreiethemetrlcalsys of weights and measures, dry and liquid, lie will place them at tlie disposal of the sub-corn mlttce, consisting of Messrs. Muldrnw, MaUh.and (terse, Inhering in charge the bill providing for the In traduction of tbs ayatem tn this country, and It Is t -rotable t etthe committee will pursue the line igadon of the subject during the rece of Con gres Hon Wester Clymer, chairman of th sub-committee In charge of the navel appropriation bill. Is busily encaged upon Hie rudimentary Ubnrs connrctel therewith end hope to beeihe bill In shape shortly after the reconvening of Culture. ItUauuxltu well Informed circles that ex-Rena tor 1. VY. Hitchcock, or Nebraska, will be appointed Conaul-tleueralat 1'arls, vice Uen. Torbert, whoie coramtfilun expiree In January. Gut. John D Filboe of California, wea before Senator Couklinr' select committee investigating our rtlelluus v lili Mexico vesterder end tiatlftcd atithe condition of affairs In tho City of Mexico, whiifA h returned but a few weeka atro. (let. FriiU labors earnestly In the interest of the Die Earernment. enu nis ic-tnimony wa nigiuy iavura le to the same. He holds from Dlas a grant for the ruiistniLtlon of a railroad from the Rio Uraude to the City of Mexico, the validity end successful operation of which grant is largely dependent upon the recognition nyour uovoriiraeu. oi me uiaa faction. Gen. Frisbee left far California last night. Tlie Serge ejit-at-Arm of the Senate. Xditor Aatlotiat Repubitcan : Tlio "Annanlaa" dispatches sent from here to the New York end Boston papers, purporting to give what ha transpired In tho secret Republican caucus, end before a committee of the caucus, have been altogether too "Frenchy" to save their author, L The cherges egalnit Mr. French were made by a Senator who has sat longest In the chamber. 2. Thecommlltoe found every charge sustained by the testimony of the employee, from whom It was alleged salaries had been withheld, and the committee were unanimous In condemning the manner In whtxh the business In the bergeaut at Arms' Mice lnul been conducted. . It did not restore the amount wrongfully taken from the salaries of these faithful messenger when Mr French went before the committee and admitted that he bed taken their money end given It to others whom under the lew he had no right to appoint, and whose uamea he dare not have ap pear m hie rolla. - -. - . The charge was not that he bad taken their money to buy feed for fast horses, but It wu sus pected he had used it to secure Influence to retain his office. a. Hwa not fthown.as alleged In the TtibuntAU patches that Mews Dawes and Hoar bed fire era po)ees In the hergrant-et-Arms office The only cam they had In termed theinehes In was to here Mr. Ball. a one-armed soldier, put In tho place of Mr. ttumner'amau, whom Mr rrcnen had trevloualy discharged, and that Mr, Colbalh, Vke 'resident Wilson s brother, should be allowed to retain the place which he had an long and faith fully filled. As well might Be meant at Arms Fnnch, who has carpet bagged to end held ofliien In Ohio, North Caroline, and possibly other Stales since leading NewHampshlre.be charged to that Bute, es the other three nemes bo charged to Mu achUbeUs, a Bute they have not voted In for vitftra. The mouths of Senators ere closed until the next caucus wnen undoubtedly tney will speak in such a way that they cannot longer be mUrepreaenled. CAFIIOU The Ban KUxarlo Ralt-nts. A gentleman living In New Mexico, now In this city, who U thoroughly acquainted with the salt-pit In Ban Ellzarlot over which the recent dis turbance have occurred, seys they are Test depos its or crude salt, probably left there by tho drying ut of what was once salt lakes. They have been long -tnown, and for three hundred years the pec pie In the vicinity hev been In the habit of going thither unmolested for their supply of salt. When the Territory In which these salt-pits ere located waa acquired from Mexico the United State re ceived the population there as American cttlsens and guaranteed to them all their right as such. It ia these people Mexicans by birth, but made Americana under the treat, that ere ceusliisr lha trouble, end not Mexicans from the other side of toe boundary. Tliey eve tlie claim of trie ore- tended owners of the salt pit fraudulent, end that three hundred veers free sccc to the pits have made them public preperty, which oven the Stat KUTttriuncHi Jim nut in nicnt wj vum r iu wuw individual. To be compelled to oar fi a bunhel for whet has always before been looked upon as their own has so Interned them that, falling to ob tain legal redrew, they hste on this, a on other occasions, sought to vindicate whet they believe fi K lt,.U .Inlila In tl m lteportof the Huron Court ol Inquiry, The Huron court or hiqiury ha re ported to the Secretary of the Navy the finding of their investigation into the nitron aisuter. The court I of opinion that Commander Byen I prl merlly resKnilble for tin grounding end loss of the Huron. TiienevigeungomterlseiMrespousi. bio for not taking bearing to Cerrltuck light alter pAMlug It Aud wliilo It rvmalned In sight, which by showing tho direction from a fixed point would hae established tha Huron's proxlmit toland. Nootliurmauorurtlcer Is found ropoiihlble lor the lose of the Huron, ex cept, posnlbly. that the officers of the deck may not baveiHinw'iielly liiKpeckd the sounding and seen thet the depths-reported vtete ihe perpendicular deithsobudncd. Ibe Huron wauaertHorihyveeel, and her engine performed well under all clrcum Btancea. It la the opinion of tho court that utlh duetautlou.and by carefully taken end platted bearings of arrltm k light, thu t)te proximity of the Huron to the coast would hh e been made mani fest and furthermore, that I, wea un-tanianliketo carry sail on a lee-shore those sells lifting ami tho natural doslre to keep the sails free probably induo lug Ihe quartermaster to run to the Jeewerd of his court o, end the tilling sells having a tendency to drag to lecn erd. Extraneous Blatter Mailed In Newspaper. As this 1 tho season of tho year when news paper and periodicals are seeking to enlarge their llstofsuls-crlUrs, large number of sample coplee' are deposited lt( tho various pott offices through out the country, Inclosed In which era printed bianks,pn(SptMlUKMtAo,tiflurliiK special rates to clubs Ac. All such Incisures, without payment of pottage as third class matter aru contrary to lew, and subjects the paper to the various rate applica ble lo tho Incluturiw which are, for prlHtcd blanks, one coiit per ounco eud for circulars, tltu, one cent ft r every two ounces, 1 ho Department duea not regard chromos, engravings, pliotograi ha, or matter uf like n story es luriilmttiu supplements to newspaper, and the Inoloeing of eny such In crl odical pnldhatlons will subjlct the letter to the potago which such matter U required to pay when sent separate. The Transfer of Gen. Inccnt. Tho order from the War Department ensign Ing Gen. Vincent, Aultunt Adjuiant-aencrel, to the Department of Texs ha no special signifi cance Gen Vincent has been long on duty in the War lHrpartoient, end hi a faithful and meritorious oOUcr He take to hi new fit Id of duty a vast fund of ejperleme. audhould "gtim vUaaedaar" sbuwaHnribkIel front H hi cxteniUe ability and general military skill will not be bf any little ao vuut In the premise. church indbhtedxess. Chicago Man for raying Off Mortgages The anouarement came by telegraph on Sumtsy night thet ll'iO 000 had Wen relied during the rtsjr toward paying nffa debt of e quarter of a million dollars owed by the Church of the Holy Trinity, In New York city. Fuller reports of tbetmbbaih proceedings giro come curluun ac count of the means uwd lo secure the funds, while the remarks of Dr Tyng, Jr., ana Mr. Kim- ball, who may be styted the drummer," show that at least some of out churches have, no firmer flnan Clal standing then the avcreze serines Institution of the prevent day, Dr Tyitc iniieedotbcglnnlug a regular sermon, nnnouncci mat MR. KDWAHD KIMSA1L, the gentlemen who hn Ubored recently with tuch tticteoe In the llquldatlott of church debts, whs present end would endeavor to lift the large loud vi urui iiih i'J'I'it'tmi nil vaj ft.ii. viiHivvt Mr. klmbalt, he Mild, wna a iuemir of Mount Ver non Church, IVatMi, whirh ia rcmerkeble for hey lug sent out to tn world John n. Onuzh the tern peranre ioi inreri air i miiy, niocTiiKrim. wiuf. by the way. had Uen converted to Chnstlenlly ana Instructed as a runner school pupil by Mr, Kim bell, end also Induced by him Ut commence the career In which hchea hecome remoui end lastly, XI. lTlmhall httnmair. tthn hill nrfrrmHl thflrretLt- est work tliat has ever boen done In the wey of relcailiiar churches from tho bondage of debt. Mr Kimball Is the general traveling agent of a CIiIusko Arm of manufActiirers of offlce and si bol mmiiurev auou. a ycararane vihuco LAiuornia for the purpose of eKtatiliihlnf agencies of hlahoue In thatatete and while there became Intorested In two ur three Lhnrches that were laboring t carry heavy debts. Ire set hlin-seir et once to the task of detlFlug some plan for the relief of these churches and finally asked t-ernilwlon of tho peator end tnintces ofoue of them to address the eongregetlon on the sultJecL Ills appeal waa successful, and he followed up the work of freeing this church by frcelngothers. Then he visited Sacramento, and lifted the debt of on church there. He next turned tils attention to ban irainiwo. wnereneoennou the Cousregetlonel ( burvh. Dr. Stone, pestor, which had e debt of &0 (X lie succeeded In get ting that peid off In about two weeks, end then ad drcsMxl hlmsiirtoibenillcfofolhertnurches, la a few moutii be nad. EXTRICATED BFTrMTEBN CHUBCUEB In that city from del t. InDemer.on his wey to the east, he liberated three more. A few weeks ago he freed the frcibyterlnn Church Iu Uencva, N.Y. Weeks ago he attempted the relief of Dr. llnblnson church, the Memttrlal lresbjtcrleu. cor neri)f Madlwn avenue and Mfty third street, from debt of I lu.UUO atisk wtikli be aiconii shed Hi twotliindaya. In the DKantlme, at-A prayer meet ing one lrfday eventng lit tho hspu of the Cen tral Prexbytcrlen Church, Fifty ccrenth street, nroeawey ana oevenin avenue, neraueacuuu toward peyliigoiradibtoftlOOiiOon that church. A wMk Run he sntpleinented hit prorlom work by paying uffa debt ufS7 ouu on a iburch In Cam bridge, Mas. After lhln brief Vetch or Mr. Kim ball a carter. Dr. 1 me t allad Hint Lentleman. who was sitting In the lAy or the chun h, to the reed ing desk, and Intrmlucol him to the audience. Sir. Kimball briefly einlalned the work he oro- poaed to eciomplUh, and tltcd frtra Kxodu the example of Uie Jews, who cave liberally to their chuan. lie said be was about to attempt TUB QKKATEST WOUK 01 1MB LITE. andtbatwas to raise fJuftOO) The Holy Trinity Church haa a bondtd debtor lJ3flOOU; lthadalso had a floating debt, but that was liquidated by the una of tha century fund, ralaed noma time en a by the friends of the church. He proposed lo raue i-04oo, so that the Interest could be paid, and the church might have a Mirplu in tho treasury. He then begun by calling for ten subscriptions of 110,00(1 each, o fa ring to secure the payment hlnnolf or tho flrat and tenth subecrl) tlons j and for twelve Buuscripuons oi souuu cacn onenng 10 guarainee the eleventh eud twelfth pirsonelly. These sub scriptions, ho explained would be received only on toe condition that the whole debt of the church, principal and Interont, would be taken up. He then selected a number of canvesscrstogoemongthe congregation with slips and receive the subscrip tion. 1 hree ten-thoijuend dollar subscriptions firt lowed Mr. Kimball a tint, making 140 OU), and then there was a lull Mr. Klmlall offered to take the nrui no (100, and this was followed by another per- wn hit ma amauuJimm. Al Deoi All the while Mr. Kimball kept on exhorting the BOplo to give after the following manner: 'Give, nd It shell ba given to you In gool meuure, well- and It shall bo siren U you In Brood filled and prowod down That la Uod promise of what shell be given through human Inr-lrumrnUl Ity to those who ere faithful to hlm W e now heve sty responsible plidiee ror tioono each rwe -want four more. They will cornel Uod will not let this work fell. Human dubta eud human prejudices win intervene to ninaer, dui ine wore win succeed noiw It intending. My faith In the success or this won is unswerving, Till CQUBCn SHALL BE FRCK. I have Intimations of two or three other sobacrtp tlona of ttO 000 each but to save time I will call fur twelve pledge of jViOOO each, on the division of auiuu inaiionows ine 9iou,tju, ana win agree 10 uxo ine eioventn ana vweinn picurwi mjseii " Atthls )olntMr, 8 rent up a pledge for 15,000 and Mr. Kimball continued i "11 them come, but keep the two Classen of subscriptions separelo In our umiu-, ior no uon . iiiienu io kits up .ua 10 000 ultKlaca." The siwaker Deused a moment to announce that Mr A. had jiut subscribed $10000, ftnd two other persons had subscribed 11,000 eech Ihen he went on: "What did I toll you.rlendsT Didn't I tell vou they would oome In. Now we have three pie daw of V ni0,and ue want three of 910 ooo 1 would l be aurprued If the Sunday school would Fledge flu ooo. in the course or my experience in his kind of work I hate known one or two Sun day school pledge themselves to raise large sum In tha coursa of the vear. l.cr 1 another aub scrlitlon firfo.UW, Why, already we hftorJO0u0 of the I'iO 000. I couldu t have uked for butter success." Alter an Interval of half an hour another sub scription or M 000 was handed up, which caused Mr. Kimball to say t "Now we have IJ6000 Who will take the honor of completing the tint $100,000 by rUTTfVa ON TUB CAPSTONE T "It will ba a good mark to make. We ere waiting, es you see, for subscription of either t&St) or 110, 000. I rejoice to see such free communication be tween friends all over the church, for I know thet good will come of It. I em glad to see too, thet friend who left the church awhile ego era coming back," Dr. Tyng lent his aid and thecenvaver earnest ly recorded Mr Kimball a effort as did also Dr, Robinson or the Vemorlal rreabvterien Church, whoso debt had bet n liquidated by this, which may be styled ' the Chicago plau," A LUNCJI we set In the basement of the church, and et two n.m arecenwos taken. After recede end from thet time until & 30, tho labor of Mr. Kimball only brought In 110,000, end a reccasof two hour we taken At the night meeting which lasted three hours, the attendance waa large end the offering became spirited the toUl amount subscribed running up tatlWU1715 These elTbrt era to be supplemented by meetings In the church every eienlug uutll the remaining lioo.uoo 1 raised. AaiVSISMEffTH. "Kip Van M Inkle- at the National. It Is tho name old story told again by tho Inimitable Jefferson. Ills hlstrlonlo talent here beeu so many time described and praised that they need no further, commendetlun. Everybody knows that there Is butone Joo Jefferson, end he It was who delighted the Immense nudlenco which awe in bled lost nlxht at the National 'theater. Hound upon round of epnlauso and leughter showed plainly how popular Mr Jefferson Is with w usui ii ku hi auuiemex, uuue in ine .ciiucr por tion or the pla) many en a we moist end ntftnv a huHrtsIithed. IhosuMxirt wo unuMielly good. Ml Allen a Qrthlien and Mia hleanor tareya Meeute were capital wniie wr jAuagnu aepi up His lepuiauoii ior jJtJiiett iujivu.uwu Tlie Opera-llouae, The second appearance of the Texas Jack Combination was maue laH night at ine Opera Home before a fair and eulhunlojile audience, 1 he jier fonnan ce open with aside splitilug ' Ilurleque Menagerie rr. ine hire ol a Miowraan " The wonderful feels of marksmanship dlt-plejod by Mr. Joo Druce were witnessed by the audience with open mouth and eyes.- Special mention should be made of thenoul eue premutcd by tho (octette) New ork e cull) ltCKhncnt Platwn Dancers nud their lablmux nf 'Our Uto lltibelllou" Iho per formance tc nclude wlili tho thrilling border dnuna, 'Texas Jack In the Illack llllui," which siiousolTtogrentkdvannge tho itorllng qualities of this wuudcrer of the plains Col Ingersnll Again Col, Ingcrsoll I engaged for a second lecture' In thla city at an early ditc This lecture la hli hi famous nmtton tho unit radical end tlie most eloquent uf hi i rations on ' tihosts." Injured by Fall from a Vagoa. Ahout half pt five o'clock jcatwnlay after noon a man named J 1 rank McUuire was thrown from hi wagon at Iho conn r of Eighteenth and E street iiorthwcsiend rerlously Injured about the head Ha wu removed to the store of Mr Charles Day, near by, where medical eld wea reudered, after which Officer Hhrr, of the Fourth Precinct, trncurtMl a etmvcyeuce and removed him to his oiae, No. 80S K street northweot. WOUKINQMliN'S ASSEMBLY. WHAT WAS VONK AT TIIJl MEIiTXXQ LAST JflaitT. No Fact learned Concerning the Labor Fx- chntige Au Amendment to the Uen Law l'rnposed A Vorkliiginen'e Convention Proposed. The regular meeting of tha YYoraingmen'a Asscmblt; wu held et Hcck'a Hall lost evening, the president, W, R. McLean, In the chair. The executive committee reported thet they bed made inquiries regarding the workings or TUB LA CO It EXCHANGE, but In the absence of feet they were unable to proceed further lu the matter. Not being willing to take street rumors m e Idence, they ln Itcd eny member who could speak from pemonel knowledge Af lha alleged facta tn atAta them Tha committee on declaration of principles aked further time to make a report, which provoked some dixcusslon. Mr. Ham(lton,ememberofthe committee, Meted, In explanation of their tcemtne tardiness, that a majority of hit committee had worked hard to melte the mesa meeting a succe After hearing inismiemcnitne Awraoiy acctueu to gram au aatiiialnii of lima bjimI. The chairmen of tha mass meellnar committee stated that they were unable to make a report at firencnt. es the subscription lists had not ell been urned (n Mr. McDonald reported thet he bed vw tea the asent of the halt which was deilrcd by the uinm blyaud ascerUlnod that about fl&O would be re quired to fit it up. The hall bad a seating capa city of about 2) and we admirably adapted for wo usfl oi me Amcmoiy. Mr. Mesnv iibxtanilatM tha statement of Mr. McDonald, and said tbellf some of the philanthro pists or the Dlstrlet uould fli up e llbran for the uaeof tho viorklngmoo thty would be able to do mora lor niecnanica -uian a uoien iauor u ehanirML" J he hall committee wore thereupon Instructed to make further Inquiries regarding rent, Ac , end enucuvor io secure it a. me iowcti ugure. Mr, Heron moved thet when the assembly ad journed It should bo to meet tl e second Tiiuday In January Mr Kelston asked leeve to emend by Inserting the Wednesday after ChrUlmas, which wu agreed A voto or thanks was tendered Mr Deck the pro- firletor of the hall In which the awcmbly meets, or bi kindness In loaning them sulublo furniture on fhe occasion or the mass meeting at Ford Opera House TIIK DISTRICT LIBIT LAW. Mr Tsylor, of the Bricklayers' Union, offerod the following rvMullon, which we adopted: Raulvttt, That the Judiciary Committee be, and they ere hereby, r quoficd to report to the Assem bly as soon a poMlble. for the purpose of present ing the eme to Congress, such en amendment to the prevent Hen lew of the Dlxtrlct of Columbia a wlllfiause the owner of every bulldlug or i-trurluro hereefujr eroded In said Dlittrlct to l held re miallil! fn- all tnalsrial funilahmt. lahiir Itttr formed, or mac binary used In the com true Hon or such buildings or structure. ur inomuvaia mat in wa ptwewion ui m worklngmcn the .other ntxhtChe noticed a trans- Krency which advised the worklngmcn to tut mo from Itepubl leans and Democrat. He we heartily In favor of the formation of a iroRKiifOMnra party, which should notclve It sunoort to either of the two great parties which were now striving for the mastery in mu country, ue itctt. a imnunai convention of worklngmcn, which should meet In Washington end eernestly hoped that the project ouiu meet wun ine aKprovoi oi .no Au-moi j. The subject of holdlngthe convention mentioned bv Mr. Thome was discussed at considerable length by several gentlemen, but no actio was taken In the matter, a It was deemed best to post pone It until the next meeting' Mr. Kopplmovedthat copy of the minute of this meeting should be sent to the Labor Standard, tne organ oi toe new zori worxinrmcn A discussion arose at this point between the cor responding and recording secretaries regarding whose dnty It wu to make the copy. The chair naked leave to make a few remark before iHlttlnr the question He then stated that i the press of thla city published full accounts of the meetings of tho Assembly, ell thet would be necessary whs for the corresponding secretery toprocuro one or the daily papers and mall It to the Standard. This propoHition met with the approval of the Amenably, and theftlerenoa between the two secrtrtarte we adjusted sausnetomy, TIIK WOlf AN QUESTION. Mr. Hamilton submitted a proposal from Mis Marlon Barton Greene, In which she asked leave to deliver a lecture before the Assembly at their next meeting. The proposition geve rise to considerable ueoa.c.uurmg wnica aeverai oi un neieaaiea c ttlr vIawi lit tiMM tn wnmtn aufTYim ana there was evidently serious objections to complying with the lady's offer, the subject wea laid upon the laoio. THIS ItVllOK VICTIMS, Offlclal lie port of Commander Green. The following Is the report of Commander James G. Grceu, detailing his operation In attend Dig to the search,' recovery, and burial of those lost by the Huron wreck, and other movements of the expedition to the scene of tho wreck, under hi command t Ukttkd Btatxs Navt Yabd NonroLK. Vi.. Doo II. 1STT f BiRt In obedience to orders from CepL W, J. Truxtou, United State uavy, act Inn commandant of this station dated November Zl. 1877. 1 urorecdeil to Nag Head In chergeof a iarty, consisting or Neater cuanes a. ciara, uuiieu oiaiev navy, rim Lieut. K H. Herrlnston, United State marine corps, and Assistant Hurgcoo (leorge Arthur, United Htalea navy, with thirteen sailors and marine. On my arrival there 1 proceeded Immediately to the MMina of tha wreck of th4J.8. steamer Huron, and round the bodies of two men, Carson and Arm- strong, met ned mt been orougnt on snore rrora the wreck. I had these burled there, and learning ai na aame um ui omer uuiic nm uenii louna luiuici iiuiui, licit uituh iiuiiiiiuuauu nmmv ant Surgeon Artlnir and the merino at the wreck to take charge of anything of value that might come on shore, and started with Mr. Clerk and flvo sailors, survivor from the Huron up the coast. A I proceeded up the beach I found bodlea scat tered along, from one to seven miles apart, for a dktance of forty mile from, tho sceoe of the wreck. I examined hi all the bodies of eight offi cers and seventy five men, Identifying eight offi cers and sixty one men All the bodlea were buried at the pole of the Government telegraph line, the pole being num bered systematically, the number of miles from rnorioia oeing uoaignaieu uy uumeraia, auu ine pohslu each mile by romen characters. Having examined ell the bodlea that I could hear of a having come On sboro, I reported the feet by tele graph to CapLTraxtnn and to the Hon. Sec retary of the Navy, eud returned to Nag's Heed to await further Instructions. All the bodlea recov ered were lu en advanced state of decomposition, rendering metallic case necessary for transporter tlnn. Only six of the bodlea could be Identified by their leaiure uiouu.era uj iuiuii vu uicir uuuios aim clothing ... nniliAllth Instant I received a telen-am from tho Hon, Secretary of the Navy, authorising me to return to Norf lk with the whole party. I left Im mediately, arriving here on the Utli, bringing the body of Charles Chapmen, (paymaster's yeomen,) taken from tho wreck by the divert. 1 feel Indebted to the mombers of the rImer Island Cerrltuck, end t arrltuukLlaht HounoClub, and t particularly to the keeper of the Orrltuck Iteaeh light houw-(Mr. Ilurrouxhsand family,) for their kind no end hospitality to myelf and party Mr. William J lirinkley, of Nuga Head, and Merars Uaum and Poyner, of C irrltuck, did ever) thing In their power to assiot me, a well as the Keeper UI j.ut-o.viiii; diuhuu. .twa. , o, auu o. 1L Turn i liiMlnir.mv renort 1 would reaiuietfiill r call jour favorable attention to the conduct of Master Charles A. Cleric, united Miati navy. He n UTCr K'.l"ll'i I Itnaill. B'l iniiv'ngnuio i,i tiiv discharge of hi laborlou dutlesnlille ansiillng me during my stay on the beach t end oUk.; my thanka aru due W l.lcllL F. II. IlarrlngWn, United Htate nlariue corpf, and Awlsunt burgeon Arthur, for their untiring ollbrts to asaliit me In every way In ineir power. in m-nutr ruuueieu. eui clout service In atroUng tho Ibeach night end day fore distance ofoevon mile north and w.u th of the wrock I ho sailors who were with mo did their disagreeable duty of retoverlng and Iden tifying tho bodle cheerfully under all clnum stances, particularly Hainuel Clark, O,. 8 K K b wh-in infrttt of the bodice were Identllled, he having marked a great mauy willv Indie Ink end recognised the mark wherever found I Inclnto a Hut of tho grave; aUo a chart, gltingthe locality of each grave. Verj lospectfully, jour bticdlcnt servant JAMfcS O (lltl KM. IJcutonant commanding, U. 8 N To Commander J Ulajckiy CarniiTON, U, si, N., commanding naval slalion, Norfolk, Sentence In n Libel Bnlt, WifKMiiAnttE, Pcc.18 M. P. Yoodwanl and M, Y, Dorln, editor of the Sunday .iv, who were convlctod of libel uiii Uoorge H. Kulueud Slier Iff Klrkoudell, were to day mntencod by Judne Hendley to ten months ImptUonmcut eud a flue oi touin eeencase, ineir ejpncauou for a new trial was deoicd. Edihsuro, Dee. IB. J race Dalhintlnb. the well known author dUd ta-dav. agedtUty uib. ALT. HO 1113. TrtE funded debt of rMladelrlile. To.. Is GI )UIIKXlg. riTTantiBU. Pa. he 337 weltor-slrls In the saloitns, but tauiiut ace unt for 1 1 1 mo. The telctdioneliRAbcen tried between Dover audCalftls, with Per let t mtUlatlloir to the lnsJ.Cc tors of the subinrlne cable. THE nconte of Wllmlnirtoii. Del . celebrated the centennial annlvpfkary uf thu eiiabll-htnentof uieir water worn, iiu itwcu oi uiri'iiy umru lUrvMNa to serve the offlco of Ixrd Mayor Of I nddii remUra an aldeiman Uabl In a II i tttif W which air B. Hammet had t-t pay In UoS. OM the kite of old Tcmnle JUr. Ioudon. now hit procct of demolition. In 1 1 ba erected a i olumn or uoeiuic to niai a ine umiu ut me city s juruun tlou. A.nosTONatumn eueaker. turned clerirvmAn. so lar forirot hlniMli in i pci.lng til t-e-rimii In a pw itauipnire town at v snoui -ttiiawuii' xeu." Tut P-ntlan rnrrenondent of tba Juurnal tir xtiwior, wriiiug uuur unit ui r-oveinocr iu give a deplorable picture uf the financial plight o( 8Jpt. Col. Knox reports that he found. In Japan a women who did hut kuow the um of a pin lUr bewilderment when she wo auuwn a pin cumiIuo WBJMcry emiulng. In 1904. forty-fourpcrcent.of the grain Im ported Inlu KiiKlaud was froai Kusble; In lsTJ the united fctaki bent forty four per cent, and Ku-sle tweii.j-una ier it-ni. A cloth made from the -town of bird Is coming greatly into favor In run, it Is water proof, mid estimated lo be fhe times lighter end tn rev .noes warmer man wuui. A NEW telegraph company, called, the Con tlnenla), heebettumuirpoialed In hew urk city. In oppoaltloii to ihe We-tern Union, with a capital of tlu 0Uj 000, divided InUi share of IA The German government's estimates for 167H, presented for approval In tha Federal Coun cH. sfiuwadellcleuey of UOuouuo, whitli must be met by contributions from the Uermau Utates. 1'KANirrs yield a larze ncrccntairu of oil that 1 a good for ell purpuMVH as olive oil. It la more palatable than olive oil audi UM-d extensively ior culinary purpose, flndlug a ready mu kvL Bilk stocking should be washed In cold water with white soap, rinacd in cold water, laid flat on a white towel, rolled tightly until dr,and rubbed with a ploce of tlannel to rvl T the guwu. Satin Is now the rage It went out of fa-hloii in Lngland twenty-eutht yean ag , wheti Mm Mannlnr. a rt-lebmtml inurikrws. ai una lime lady's maid to the late Ducher or butherlend we hung in a black setln drvu, A Oermah gentleman wbo 1 anxlou to put down the luituciixe tiade dwne in lUletenuiw wluea. has had mauy sample, bought in hotel and ruatourauu, analyzed, nna reverei uiuu eoneaiu any Juieo of the grape whatever. ' "1 was born In Bath," gald a dirty-looking customer a hi harrenguod a crowd el a polimal meeting. "You dou t look a If you d ever beeu there Mticc," said one of his hearers, a he pro ceeded to laud eu opposition candidate. Thebe are ten men to every woman in Southern California, and et the idiot or that aec tlon are tuiirillng their quiet lire by offering forty dollar a mouth end retiuus to female servants Liu mle-C ration wtllsoou be "a lively es a cricket." Iff order to prevent mistake and fraud, it is aid thet every season ticket bolder at the French nxniDiuon next year win ue required mj carry in photograph. The ordinary! tit ket will cost one rrano, and will have to be procured beforehand et pokt-nfuce. railroad offlce, A& THE Worcestor Pre notice that the baby how bare fixed the line ist separate the ordi nary father from the extraordinary one Tho ta.(hr alwava aeeomnan le tlia iherub. whether there be on or more of hlroj ; but nothing short of triplet brings out Ine fond aj.uier for eehibiuon. For some Tear nost thj arreat earrlson and natal luwnsof Encuind bawu been ularcd under ine operation oi wnai tacaueo me coniagious ais easc act, and the result ba keen that the number of men In lha arm v lncaDOCBtaLed bv dlaeasa fellln ucnpiaccixom7eper l.uuvin uf io a pori.uw Oif the 17th of November a new opera en titled "Line woi brouuht out at tha Dal Vcrnio Theatre, In Milan, and hfct an overwhelming inumpn. ineoomptner wasicBiieaDciore uie cur tain fnrl.jih. HfT.na u,tilAK3l tntuli, a u. Ilia lit.. th c have of eipreing "a success of encourage ment. A small lake that In 1870 was formed on Ibe otateau of tha Apennines, between Franca and bologna, h gradually disappearing, according to Irof. Fltopantl, who say that from a sclcntlflo point of view thehlstory ofllil lake Is only tn miniature the blstorv of alt the lake lu the woriu. A Phila DELPHIAN whipped his entire family In oue day, U ginning with two children, following with ma wile, then taking his two kltjtera In lew In hend, and fl nulling with his mother In law, with whom, es tho nerrstlYQ seys, "he wiped the floor and swept the dinner dishes off tho laoio." What is believed to be the largest block of msuogany ever unporiea into iMiiriauu was re eelved a few week ago from Tobaico At ouo end It measured seven feet ten Inches in diameter, eud etineotner rour ieet six incnec n was iuuy squared end dressed, bo that In It original state It waa mucu irgr, Tu k V..... Hill ri.l... naa. I)Ia. At iUV CVint alll VUU1CVCI. Ul UUlbUUi two dogs, having burrowed uuder the leuco, killed In ihe nli-htmoo worth of liunortdd swans, sreese. end duck Only one esteped The birds wire from Australia. Tho dorx were killed by the keeper and their owucr threatens to sue the corpo ration ior aamaa-eo. Matt Carpfnter I the most brilliant nleader now before the Hulled Plate sunreme (Jourt. and 1 making there en Income of Snudouto S0n,oua year. Sidney bartlett. of Bonton, U at the head or the Supreme Court Bar. flmator Edmunds stand na it. Deu Uuller. David Uudlav 1- leld and Fblllp Phillip, of Alabama, are othsr prominent practitioner. The United States steamer Lackawanna. leaves Pan Frencltco this week for the Mexican coast, for the purpose of surveying Tartan Shoal, upon which the Pacific mail .loanublp City or ban Francisco we wrecked a few monllt ago. It Is thought that rooks have boon upheaved by en earthquake at several point where .be chert Indi cate a good depth of water. Nrw York Exvrtf i Tho Eniolr .State Is getting a trifle Jaalous of tho Paotfio slopers, and proposes, hereafter, to mln It own gold A com pany ha been formed with a capital ofoverll.ooo,. two tor the purpose of mining gold end other min eral sold to here been fouud a short distance from Klsgston. The fishy part oi ice story rest in tne fact that the location of the gold was discerned by means of a gold hunter s rod. Tnif position of tho Scotch farmers scorns to to be. if pofcslble, worse lust now than that of their English brethren. The Ol Mgow Herald says: "An other harvest like that from which the farmer Is Just emerging, audit 1 not too much to My that half the agriculturists of bcotleud would find them selves In the Gazctu, 'Ihls maybe thought aglooroy view of the position, but it la sufficiently lounded on fact to bear Iho most qullonhjg analysis." A beyoltino ETRRE, on tho occasion of Cor oner fiwan s retirement from office w ss held in ibe Fen Frenolsco morgue lest week Leaning against the wall wasecotnu containing an extravagant carlcaturjof the coroner with a bottle In one hand end a scalpel lu the other On the table ou which thecoriwea were usually plated wcro chaiupegtie bottles, and a company of undertakers made them selves lioeme by singing Ho s a Jolly good fellow," At the end of tho laet century a new owt appeared n rarix umier inn name en ineopniian thronUu. of whom .areelllkre.oiieof thollroct ory, avowed himself a patron lu members re- Wet ml regulation, but worbh oned a HunremeDc ur They were allowed to take povcalon of several of ineue-ertoa cnun ins, rnre tot j wurBiiipeu who out any prescribed formulas and brought ovation lu the shape of the product or the earth Uoh m, fruit, ic Houses ia rurlsliavohecQ grxAtly Improved In mm far i of tateviar aterl now broutrht to thautiiN.ri'torlea. end a furnace Is often main tained by the landlor I Flat vary lu prico from $J00 to 1.1 () a cerj but, while the majrity lite lu this way, the wealthy Hill rcMdo lu hotels," as in iU b gone by. aud build new one Mauy of these latter, though plain externally, are cinulnilo within. Iho ItrU linue are excellently built, end inado a noar flro proof a pvfeible. A second auocimen of tho (htuous fossil. Ihe Archtnopteryx, a curious rcplilollko b'rd, mis found a Tew month ago et i'appenliclm, In tier many Itpswod Into the hand of h.nst llatber Uln the son of ihe doctor who, twenty rests tack, sol I the only otlu-r spuelmeuof Hit fowll lo the uruisu fliuseiim i oe new pmiiimu won- jur feet, being Mpoclally tnluable for tho bonciofthe skull, winch wrte wanting In thellrltlshspeelmin Dr Otto Volgcr hesaeturod the specimen for the trie Deutsche llochitlfttacotof 19ku. Kuhsian women o out of doors with their children, but seldom with their husbands end a men Is not expected to tekonotleeof another man's wife by bowing to her If she peases hint In the streets. One of tho sight which surprints e Ituv alau of tha raid land cities most when no trfien lo Ht I'eU.rhburg, Moscow, tr Odc.ta, U to notice the iimuiiiuiiiiiii ujw ui iMiLii hiici in um .im.u uu In place of amusement. A to the spectacle of marucu iuiua miving in alia uuc ui inuiirra mm tliclr shoulders bsre this emezlcgllceuse 1 enough to take hts breath away, THU SALT-PIT-WAR. svjtnr.SDEit or the ihcieoed TEXAN ItAMi Kits. Treacherou Murder of Howard and Two of lit Associate Nun-Arrltal of Federal Troop Arr.ilr on the Itlo tlrande. GALVEirrof, Dec. lb Tha Aer Fort Clark special dir-iaichaayi: "The eummand underCol. it uugand L cut, Dullls nrilvcd here this Monday evening 1 hey report herlng experienced very bad weather ou their trip their blanket and cloth lug being drenched since tlie blh Inst. No details of their oierllon have el been made known." THE DANGER OF THE EL fAftO RANdER. The Governor has melted the following" ills pan It from the sheriff of Kl raso County, dated the I7tii inst: ' Your telegram received. t'nable U raise In this county oer ten men. The Hrt belli lnex pcited lu lorty eight hour I leer they wl'l be too taut. The ranger are getting slmit of ammunition auti the mob undermining mo building C1IAUL&4 KEUUhR, Sheriff." ONE TEXAN KILL! U. CltlCAOO. IrO. Is fot Ilialr. Cummandlnr tha United flatva tru n at hi I'am. Itxaa, telegraphs uuaer aaie tt ine inn ihm., inai iioinuig new iihu uvLucreu at -n ciiuiiiuiip vt .nai iiiuei outoiia man liaiiioil Kills, beluintliiir to lha rexoa ransren. had Un killed The advance United btale troop eu nmto to Han Kiixariu, from ioiuta in New ah a ii u, weio iiuuny eiii;isu. BUERENDES 07 THE BANaSUS THBEE TlffcM HU&DERED. GALytsTOM. Dee. IS A AeuMSnuclal from AuMln se)adiiiwieh haaUeu rieetwd by the Uuvemor ruin ,ne euerm oi ci roho extuuiy aiating tnai uia bUtetnxipa surrendered to the Mexican mob at tlireo o't lock yeterday afternoon. 1 iieir aminutit lion MUcxhaustud and they wen ui.ab to hold out longer AlUr tn ur render, llowaid, Alklnsoii, ana aieJiiine were aiiotto ueatn oy the Moxicana( OLN. EECtlDXDO IN NLW CHILEANS, Nrw Uhlkan. Dec. is, Gen t-MbcIo, of recent Mexican border lame, arr eil lure veMcnhiv from Ui-uwnaUlle. He Mya hi visit to lAiillsUua Is liuolv In oumuttoi urlata butlneM erraod. and that titer rumaiulnr liere about a fortulgbt t will leave fur Lalttriuii. iu eouvciwitloii he utterly dl"claliuud the charge thai hi recent visit to the hluuratiele was fur the pur pte it ortcaidxliigaiiexpeddiuii a'auul Diax. He ileuie that lrdjand ill adherent aevtctiy eu e mregu a conflict buiwccn the Untied biate and Diax KuteriiDieul IIj doea not aourehaud anv daiiKer of war between the two itoteru- menu, ana say it nouiu im iinpiorea uy n ine more man ne. ii any inai a uvtweeii lliebelliirt.relilLerdii WoUid tcrtallilv bea Mexl eittL 1 ouchlng the late trouble In h t p4i-tCounty, ic.ibouoal( uiu dlmuiliy was notboiwiou Aik"- ti an and Mexican, but Ik tweeu American ouiy. Ihcuciurreiieo oflhw outbreak, ho said did nut change hi opinion that pence would bu maintained oeiweeu uie two nations. TiltS HAX JUT OF THE DOME. The Document Stored at the Capitol Is There Iauger from rlraT A statement has been published in paper outside of the oity to the eflect that the dome of the Capitol 1 supposed to be In dauxer from Ore If the pub! 10 documents stored ucer tho base or the dome were to take fire. The following facts were learned by a R en) bmc am parly: The omclei of the IIouncof Kc present tlrc doo ument-roora ere preparing to remove the fewdocu- ment now contained In the only room (one about twenty feet square) whore there I any danger from fire, but only to make room ir more roauter oi a more recent aaie Itiara never 1 anv tlm In th rouni! and even If the material should Ignite, there Is no danger to the dome, as the fire would here to pa through a brick wall, then through or over an open snaco about flftct.n feet lu wMlIi. before It could reach the support of tho base of the dome. In the Senate a resolution ha already been offered pro- TiuuiK iur wiu reuiuvavtut iusaturvu uocuuiuiiha w the stone vault In the lower rvulona of tho build ing The documents beve been assorted end selected. Ihe uaelwoa one will be dl-potd of end th proceed edded to the con Undent fund. Fueof any kind I never allowed In this room, end only official are perm I lied to enter after dark; . AN orncAL OPINION. Tho following Is whet th commission appointed to examine Into the security of the public build Ingsln the tlty of VtaAhimrton against fire says about the Capitol; "lb bulldlug generally la of Arc proof corutnictton. Those portion of the roof which are Immediately over the easu.ni portico of the Seuate and House wing are constructed of wood, covered with copper, and beneath there Is a fire proof floor. The quarter port of th roof over the old portion of the building ImmedlaUly adjoining the dome and tho ceiling of tho rooms beneath are o ford nary wood construction The space between lawn-d forUorsgeof books end documents Should a fire occur In thla portion of tlie building. It might endanger the stability of ihe coloiiuedaof thu dome The room in which the books end files ere kept are of considerable extent and without any safe separation from each, other. In tha small Horary roonuadjolnlng the Senate end House the galleries, shelve, aud case 'are con structed of wood." From the Illack Jlllts. Dead wood, 1). T.( Dec 18 The "Old Abe" mluo, situated near Lead City, ho been sold to parties fro n Lake buporlor for a consideration of tunoo. Troops en route to tho Hill from Fort Laramie ere within fifty miles of this rlty. Those from Fort Lincoln will Drobablv arrive here to morrow. H 1L UauxatesurrenderedhlDuiclftothetiherllfthls even in ir. auUnir that he had killed a men named Parr wna aitemutod to lumu blst HuinraKi al ran die on ine neq water. Co1KJuTcIl. Ttinoiier Uuder Arrest. San Francisco, Dee. 18. A dispatch from Boise City says :' Col E. Men. TI money, Iat regis ter of the land-office et Hols City by appointment ad interim tvth errwtcd today, by order of the uiniw Ptatea i-ueriei Attorney, on a cnarge oi ex tortlon, lu taking illccel fees, under color of offlce fees, from citizens flilngappUcatlous for homestead ami iim nmtilldti t lalnm .' Kenator Bargent Successor. Bacraulnto, Dec 18. The Legislature to day elected J. T. lerley United Sutes Senator, by a uric pany votu in emen nuuto Uovernmeut Timber Hulls In Florida, Commissioner Williamson, of the General Lend Office, ba received a report from Special Agent Hester. In Florid that writ of replevin has1 betulwurd trcm ihe United Htate court for Ihe posaesblou of liuuouo feu ofaawed lumber and 4 tW I ilue log cut from publlo lends, (Jeorgo F Drew, wls IJuckl, James 1'arker.eud Lafayette liickons, (lefetidauta. A1m sulu have bouii Instituted for tho poasesblouofSOO barrels or rosin, valued at S-XW, and M barrels or turpentine, valued at in), Joseph II Hun. Thomas Jouea, and f harlcs K. Uiitton, defendant Warrant have been twued forthearrost of Parker, Jones, Ueorge U Klxford, HutT, Dickon, and Henry A. Wyse. KullsUng; Hoys a Sailors. jOut of tbirtyflve itpplleantscxorhlned at the Navy-Yard yesterday by Lieutenant Commander Robuey D Fvans for edmlxslou on the United Ktates school ship Peretoya, only one passed Ihe mcdltal uxamliiutlon I ko rigid that applicant liao to be almost ph)(lcally perfect to paw, I,ow Kate on tho Metropolitan Un. At lust tho Metropolitan line ofstieetinrs be lowerod It fare, and from to dy a single ia-.Ii fere will bo flvo ciut, while six ticket will be sold by the driver for twenty fi e cent. 'I hi (a a i id intivo,auddoubtlc"M the company will And the receipt iiicrvHaing uuuy. JlItlKF TKI.hOltAMS. Coivmbis. I)oo. 18. In the Hunreme Court this morning it was decided, In Ihe Vhtnr murder riese lo overrule thedet fsion or thocouitof (rank lin County, and held that thetlovvrnor hu Ihe Htwcr louoniuiuiviueavuic'iicuui luuntiea vtuuuui Llkt.fr consent. 1 an now. Doc 18 The Sc-Mnnaa't London corra spoil de ul inidcrBtaiidJ the ( hiiiiMtt govcrumout lu It. in l in appeal io urea, pnwiu-uu t'io uiuieu Htate for pecuniary aid to meet the famliio In t"io northern province. Nxw Ohilakj, Dcdh Tho donkoy ouglne of the UtIe Taylor exploded at the wharf thla after uonn. Oue deck hand was klllod end Kvcrnl were hurt Iho upper work of the boat were buuly damaged KNoxviiin.'lENN.Den 18 Jack Hunt, the wife murderer, wo executed today at Madlmvtlle An Imuiuii&Q crowd wo present from thwuarrouud tug ecu n tits New York, Deo 18, A large perty of eolutilnts from Deckeriown, N J , loit ttiis oitr Ihl morning by the Heltlmore and Ohio railroad fur Uouthem Texas IlsacHBUito. Ont , Deo. 18. Two ahotk of oarth quako were fait hre tbl mornliiR between fire aud six o clock. The hut one wu quit wvsr. VMKMt TO 8VBKD MONRT. Oitr Mrrchantaand NuOneat lien. Tug UfruntlCAX,a (n former years, make a f hrUunas pre-ent In the ahspo of notices lo those mun hant who here contributed to It support by their advertisements. Th list publlhM omisUts of merchants buuies men. aud pro fisi tons 1 who owe their suite both to their own abilities In their d Iff rent occur attorn end to their knowledge of tl'avelu or advertising HILLIteaTOH'g nOOKTORE. Parent end guarllau should not fall to visit PhllUngt n Imm k Hor. corner Four and a half street and Pennsylvania ereim northwrt ss he he- luRfte a art-at reduction In the prlt c of school books, end ebo furnl he co era for them free. JUSTH'SHECOVD-HAND ATOKK. Justh at 615 D Mreet miTthweU pajs the bet prVesnr see oi id-hand r loth lug, Ac During the the holiday scaon. when new suit ere in order, hou-ekrepersareept to throw the old oneinldui but the profr thing to do I t . notify Jutih and he will take them oft their hand) HIBJ ANNIE K. HUMPHREY'S EURHISHINUS. MImAihiIsK HumLhrey.aent.atNo 41) Tenth street northwest. Invite special attention to a fine BMortmont of imported titulary and underwear for ladle, gentlemen, andehll Iren, rnoF. J. n.tANTFU fkexch teach is. ProT J. M. Camel, whose realdence Is No Wl D street northwest, f prepared to Instruct a few ru ua in rieiiill. VJ Ills memou euia uenu.iiu auguage t an be spoken after a few months study DR. J. P. CAULriKLiy MUSICIL ACADEMV. Dr. J. F Caul field, et 1534 I street northwest. Is well qualified to gh e a thorough muf'cel education to elf nhn may call upon him. Ills pupil are thor Highly trained end In etrry Instance testify to hts ability a a musical Instructor, C. MILLER. C. Miller. iitiraD strict north wet t Is a nractlcel upholMeier and decorator. All nork dne by him it ii ut iuhiij ii-uvitJrj, nnu iinii iih.mh.iu rea-xtnable no time should be lost In calling upon him. WHERE TO BUY FURS. The splendid Mot k of furs dh-plnycd in the store B II, Pilnemetx, hatter find furrier, No 1X17 lenn- fj aula avenue, attracts nuuh attcnllmi ended- in I ration. Ho I as all kinds of fur goods Including ine lineal Meuxin satquei, gentlemen' seal rap", inn fill, bcas", carrlatce r.tte-, aud other articles, iu different furs The good are all ol the flneM de crlpl on, and arc sold at remarkably low figure. ' MATTREM MAltlNO AND UmOLSTERINO. AtO KrlcgsmaitrcM factory. No. Jill rennsyl vanla avenue uphoMerlng Is done iu the neatest mauner. Mattresses and rprlug beds are made to order and hair maliree made ovir equal lo new. The work turned out always give satlsractlon, O. L. SHERirr. WOOD ANDC3AL DEALER. Wood end coal of the best qualities can always 1e obtained bv aonlvlnir at the filce of G I Slierln", Noo. IU nndftffll'enii'yli aula avenue and at the depot, at the ttlxth street wharf. Honorable dialings and fair trice I the motto observed by Mr. Kherlff lit hi buslues. WOOD AND COAL, At the wood and coal dtDuLon New York ave nue, between Rlxth end Pevciuh streets nnrthwert. line, urmrvii niAiu iim ccivuui biiviu ! "i" "( the heal quality or coal can be purchased forlt-M Dor ton and onward. t,lne wood fort) Dcr cord. end ? at W per cord rKLTXTJESrOME'S rnKNCII BAKERY. Felix Dcafo., the well known and genuine French baker, has removed to No JO 13 11 street near Pennsylvania avenue, where. In a house especially bulK lor the purpose, he ba greater facllitie than before for tho manufacture ol the bet French and American breed. Liberal terms are off red to hotel and dealers. COKE FOUR CENTS A BUSHEL. The price of coke he bcn reduced by the Wash lngton Gas Company to four cent a bushel Orders leilst their olUco, Nos. 411 and 413 Tenth street northwest, wilt be promptly attended to. MOUNT VERNOf, To visit Mount Vernon, the homeof Washington, I the greatest desire of the average American, and todu aupernons, by taking paage with CapL Frank Holllngshead ou th tearaer Arrow, may visit that tMinbraud tdaca dalle, 'lha steamer leave her wharf alten a. m. every day. (Sunday itVGpwu j Kim rntuiui auuui lw p iu. ELEOTBOPATBIO rilYSICIANf. Pronna aifnrinr from dlaiau-a and wiihlna uc- craiAi) treatment should consnlt Vr Augunu lllgn. the only graduate or au eiectropatnto college InihUcity. T)r. High office Is at 483 Tennsjlre nla avenue, where dUee-es of ell kinds ere treated. ectriciiy u tha only "medioine uku oy Dr. ingn. aud he cured various dla when ell others had felled. Da. WHITE, CHIROPODIST. Thanawhn are aufferlnir from dUeased feeL will be glad to hear that Vr. White, ihe chiropodist has anomee on I'enui-yiveuia avenue, oppoaite trii lard a Ilotttl. wberaliaiava every attention to the treatment of the feet, including corns, bunions, aiacaaea uaus, cnuuiauia, tui. SHOOMAKEH A UERTZOO. Persons wUhitiff to lelebratethe holtdevsbv tn dulglnglu aglaMiof champagne can flirt the two iiub uiauui ui iiink iiiiii:-uii ciuuuvuiu hiiu J. Hertsog'. 1331 and ' Mtriation.ai enonraaier i E street, near the Iu- periai uviei. THOMAS DOW LI NO, AUCTIONEER. Thoma Dow Ing the popular auitlotieer, ha el weys on hend an lmmene stock of bouka. furni ture, end other useful article, et his apacluui stor ing room Miithaest corner of Pennsylvania avenue aud Eleventh itrc-ct, KDWARD C, TOWN8END. Mr Townseud Is an elocutionist of rare ability and talent, end uersuns who have saturations to bo Tublio readers or speakers will do well to place heinselvea uudcr'Mr lownsend careful tiislruo- tlon. HI rokidenee u 707 M street northwest. ECLECTIC SEMINARY. This seminary t or lato origin. Mr. end Mr Z. Richards ere too well known as liutrui tors or the young to need commendation, lhelr academy embrace acadomle aud primary department, which are conducted upon a new end practical method Ierenls can feel ataured that their chil dren will be well looked after if placed under th tutelage of Mr. end Mrs. Klcbards, 1318 Corcoran Ptreet. LANOUAOBB TAUGHT. French, Spanish, Italian, Oerraeu, and several other languages are taught by Mr. Itlcherd H Kvans U.W l'j;nni)lvanla aveuue north wtL He alao does translating for parties who mey need such esslslence MUSICAL CONSERVATORY, Mr. O B. Bullard hasuught lu this city for year with success, and can be consulted any day at the Conservatory, 4 fi Mnth street lie employs thorough teachers to eulst him, end oflcrx low rale of tuition. school or MUSIC, VUthsuch Instructors as Anton Gloetxncr, II. Donch.end Mis Jone Utile wonder can be ev preseiat tlieaucieMSOi inescitooi oi music, i 07 .j.lghth stieet norlhwcsL Ihe termaire intended to be within the reach of those of average means who ere debarred from taking 1wo:i or prolooaon whoHeralc ere very high. Circular lunihhed upou application. Chleugo Itnuk Swindle. CnicAGO, Dec. 18. It la now almost certain that W. Kndlcolt, prealdent of the defunct na tional bank, has left the city for good, having trrtimferrcd to the Muk hi liaro of Mock end taken ch Instead. Itcrehcr Glover rejorts ihnt hi Invn-tigatloua have disclosed considerable rnitikednowif n the partof Iho riiansceinent, and it 1 extremely d uiliiful if inoro tli'n e t oinparatlvili small dividend will 1m di-clared Iho ai-.i-ti nro about f-itf OU of wiilch ?l OuO lire vi i rth par, 947 0U0 1 In cxh,eiid thereat If doubtful H ma of the aiockhotdcrs arc rofimtihlble men. but the htan Hue ofa large nuuiter of them luukuown,iu lhc live In Lobtcrn cities. Threatened lteinnval of tha New Turk Tullee Hoard. Nkw Yoke, Dec. Id This afternoon the Police Coinmli.loner received a htur from thu major, in vvlijch ho sajs the commUwIoucrs have not etteudiil to tho dut) ofstret I cleaning, though ample fund ai drawn for tic proper petforinanee ir Mil duty. He alw says the board has aumtd tofay when tbosluttites shntild bu In forced and aiir Ignoring them lor a time, haueeaprlclously iniurecd them by raids, thus making Ihe law odious Oi ihe'-kih ltlrtaut he would allow them to show esauw wh) they should hot be roiuovcd , tlenoralOraut In N'aplts. NAPLEe,ltc.lH Tho United States .(fttmir Vaudaluhs arrived here, with General Grant end party on board The dUtlnguUhed i.ltors vt III re main heroeoiuei1a)s. General Grant I now vtilt lug Mount Vexuvlu. He will return to Nalcsat inldulKht 1hoiiefect wJU accompany him to Pompeii to morrow. 1 he preset of Naples end Generals Rscchl end 1'allaviclul end their staff to-day went on board tw United butes inen-itf wer Van Jail tot ay their respects to ex 1 resident Gru iL balutrs were ex changed Uittyeen the veeland the fortiflceUous. Cincinnati. O . Dec lie The Inrr lulhe Crela-h- ton murder c-e, after a deliberation uf twenty lx hours, returned a verdict vf moiulaugbtgr. ANOTHER EUROPEAN PHASR. IbTKBEBT dCNTXniXa JV ESQLAJtD ash axitMAxr. The British Parliament Summoned-Cabinet Chsngea In Oermauy Feara of Itues! Ambition Itussla luhlng Her Puree aasTe Another Movement Against flhlpka Fas. anr.ATfinxTAiy, PARL1AME1T TO MEET JAKUAKT 17. Ijdox, Dec 19 The tuorntng paper officially announce that rsrlleweut will meet January 17 The Hazard nates that U.e Cabinet have decided to ask Parliament to tote grantor in i ney for such en Incres-eof the Itntlih army a the present state of Europe demand KILITAftV PREPARATIONS FORMHADOWrB The iW, In It lead Ing editorial stioforrf-hadows a grant for military preparat(ons,and, after review ing the rumor which hare been current ofieta concerning a separate arrangement between Rus sia end Turkey, ys: "To make Eng'ands word hesrd to make mediation respected or fnterven lion effective. It I neceary tn appeal to the repre senttvesof th nation forth requisite supporL -f Wa eannni entertatn Iho aHhttjlnotii thai Pan. llament will not only readily accord whaterer money are necewery to put Die iiailonal strencth In cutidltlou for active efllcleucy. but will heartily Indorse a policy In accordance with the true Hirer rU, permanent peace, end the noblvat traditions of the country. It is certain the Cabinet 1 united la It resolve, and with the 0enlng of the new year ue shell witness the Inception ot aclear aud na tion el policy." WHY PARLIAMENT IS SUMMON TD. The SatuUxrd. In Its leader, explains thet the victory etf the ItusMant Is not the cause of th summoning or Parliament: but the llietiro which is given to Russia by Germany and Austria to ua the victory In fierowuwey ThUli whet coniU tute Ihe danger to ltrllUh Intercut Eng land can never consent lo the quarrel being err used on tlie term, bhe may eren beve caure to demur toe rwce made directlr belwea (he belligerent, fihu claims a volio In the settle ment and it i that the roey bo prepared tn Insist npou that voice that thecovernmeut Is adopting those raeaurea which Parliament will bo Invited to sanction. TOO MUCH lUPORTAKCE ATTACHED TO Till CALL. Tha TTmm denrpratoafnn mneh fintvirtiin ha. Ing attached to the early summoning ef Parlia ment and point to tiurierous hiHancesln whlih the Cabinets actions htve been wUfnlerprt-ted, even by their own sii pollers a, for lnsune. the tending of the fleet ta Ilenika hy If any previous Cabinet had summoned Parlltaent thu early the natural inference would have been that they were about to demand a grant of mtriicy to support some Hen Uikm by the Queen ou theSdvlcot jirr miniBiera Tha TTwt thinks such a cnnclualon Intlilaeaaa would be far In advance or the truth Psrllemeut will not meet to enforce a resolution that has been formed bv the Minister, but inure tirohablr t snare the Mlnl'ter tho trouble of forming a reo- union uy me ume parliament mccu me covers ment will perhaps be able to show that our Inter est In some way are ettache-1. but for the pieaent the country, however irritated at It a Mian ambi tion and bervlen treason, cannot believe ILtelf la any danger. THE NEWS HAS ANOTHER VIEW. Tlie Daily AVie S3) It cannot help fearing the Lord lleecnnAlield he summoned Parliament rather to obulu Indemnity for oomethlnc actuolir done than to consult It a to a future policy. LABOR MOVEMENT BY THE CARPENTERS AND JO IN KR3. The London Carpenter end Joiners' Asaodatlom have mad demands on themestersslmlter to the) now being urged by the masons. The masters will consider the application next month. THE EASTERN WAR. ACTIVE MILITARY MOVEMENTS BY BUSSIl. London, Dec ID. Th Timet' Bacharestcor respondeot report that orders have been given tat Russia for the Immediate mobilization of 60,001 fresh troops. New battalions erscontlnuallycro )ng th Danube. The Belgrade correspondent of the Ttmei oars Oen Honatovich Is advancing east usrd from Adlle, and It is rumored he be already effected a juuctlou with the Russians and Rour&a- Riens. MOVEMENT AOAINBT SUIPKA PAM. The Vienna corrrrpondent of the Timet say 1st telllgence from ell sides leave no doubt that the Kuuians from Plevna have commenced a forward movement In every direction. There are several indication thet they ere about to attack the PhlDka Pom. 1 here is great dissatisfaction in Constantino ple with Suleiman rathe, end his recall Is proba- TLIE ELEVENTH-IIOUE LABORER. ALEXi-JArz, Deo. 18 l'rlnc Milan has er rived here The report Is confirmed that Die Servian have occupied Adlte. The piece bed been evacu ated by the Turks. IN8TRUCTIOV8 TO RUMIAN REPRESENTATIVES. BtCHiHMT Dec 18. Prince GorUrhakorT has In structed the Russian representative! abroad to ob serve the greatest possible rewrre relative toth conditions of peace which Kusaia might bo dis posed to edreuco. OEttMAST. RUMORED MINISTERIAL CaiNOE. London. Dec. 13 With reference lo th Internal question which ere now dividing Prtuoa Dlsmarck from Fmneror Wtlliem and some of th Ministers, the Standard'i Berlin dWpatch has the following: "Prince blsiuarck seems to have over come the obstacle which have hitherto hindered the realisation of hts plan for remodeling tha Cab inet. A rumor Is seining credit that HerVCaup hsueu. Vice-President of iheCouucllor MluUlem end Mln Uter of Hnauc. end Dr Achenliach, Min ister of Commerce end Public Work will relgni thattbe latter will be replaced bv Dr, Frledcnthal, MlnUter-of Agriculture, thatllerr ISciiuU-cr, l're-4-dent of the Chamber or Deputies, will beeoae Home MlnUter, end that the other lort folio will be distributed when Prince Dl-marrk return to Berlin 8uch a solution or the crisis would be a vucccH for the National Liberal party, w ho, up to Iho middle of lest wrek, despaired of ao hopeful en laue. Apparently tha Conservative dctllned.el the lost moment to enter theCablaet previous to the removal of Dr ralk, Minuter ol Public Inirrue tlou and Eccleslenlcal A flair anil uiilos the had guarantee that all ecclesla-tlcni Ius lu.d sine the beginning of the ccclelatlcal war j-hmild be partly abolished and partly remodeled 1 rlnco JlNmarck Is now working to rcmot e some courtiers uf high rank, whom ho charge with conspiracy agelukthlm. Aeiordluit to the latent intellUenee, he has up to this time not been uiceful, but tlier are ludltatlon that these courtier must this tlm yield to tho Chancellor " 'iitAscrT A QJIET flEWIO OP DOTH HOUSES, Versailles, Doc. IS. In the Senate tulay, M. l'ouyer-Qucrtler read the report of the Finance Committee, upon the bill authorising collection of the four direct taxes, and two-twelfths ur the bud get Th report recommended Jiho rdoptlon of the bill. The Senate then unanimously voted the fmr direct taxes and tvvoiuelftb of ihe bikdgrL lu the Chamber of Demi lie H. Duraure nrc-euted a bill for theabrokati m of the lawoupreuoflVnae. l ne auMtion of bum u ni-e men i iwea 1 be Chamber of Deptitle ull meet ou the 8tb of Jauuar Rr,OPlHMZlTION Or Till PRfcFrCTB, Pari. IHc it Decree rrlsthe to the prefect will bu gazetted " "norrow. It Uid that by these (Kt tea t-Jlit-onc pn ff t villi be either upccr sctlel or irui-frm.! riveoul) who have given titililiatlon or thilr tdliealon to the pisiitgur erument, vvhl boraali vl el their posts, Combination ciT Coal Operator. Ntw YorKi Dee. 13. Thefollowlujlsatoxt of the egreeineutadtpled by the Coal conference! r iitt Tho eitablhhmeut of a board of control, with onorcprcotutatlw of each Interest Seiond An equitable dUtrlbutlm of the entire production among all IutereU. Ihiid. tilvlug eech interest the right to inantigoltiown sales and make Its own irhes, butemblikhlngajolut cnul exchange for tl o seluofeoel. IVuttli. hhteUUhliigapcnelty of ci e dollar wid twenty fire tents per ten for over ahtpiit int of quota, and prov. Idlng a fund out of which tnch venal tics shall Lo payable of fifteen cent per ton ou ill cool wine. A committee, con alHlu.ff Metir. lukscn Lludtnuan tlaik lloyt, and tiowan, aj pointed for the t uiMieof dt term In lug to whit h oomi aides the eol shl( j-edov er more than one line should lie i harged and of irnorllug to an adjourned meeting t be held on ineJtb 'rut , the seooud quoiaa of the repocllT inter-M. The Lachlne Cauat Mlrlke, , Montreal, Dec 1. Tlie strike or th lAchln Caoel continues, but the met) bare not re sorted to physical force, further than ccaapelllnf a man who waa woi king at a sluice to stop. The contractors held a lueetii g this morning, and re solved upon paying nluiiy ccuU per day.