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THE NATIOlsrAL REPUBLICAN: SATURDAY MORKTSTG, MAY 27, 1882 DOUBLE SIIEET,
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WASHINGTON, D. C, MAY 27, 1582,
l'opnhlion of the National Capital lS0,00a
KatmnaIj TiiKATKii-H-tuIno Paradox.
Austin's (lAniiKN Concert.
Tin: JteimbHca"is"dllTtTckT-5lllAaili4.5Winii0nnd tho Arthur administration
flail. Do not allow .this fael to slip your
Tun labor troubles in Pittsburg are
very sorious, and tho outlook is gloomy
Tun fusion in Mainodoenn't appear to
bo fusing this vear with tho customary
Tun majority will rule in tho House, of
Representatives if it cannot in South
As is usual on Friday, thoro wcro sev
eral deaths yostorday occasioned by tho
falling of scaffolds.
Tun breczo in tho llouso yesterday was
not harmful. It merely demonstrated
tho surplus vitality of tho Republicans.
Aiiam IIky'b temper is truly awful.
Egypt has soon no such display of un-
fcecmly passion sinco Mrs. l'otlphar toro
ofl' Josopli's coat-tail,
Tin: Greenback party of Delawnro was
nblo to show five delegates in Stato con
vention assembled. Quito a largo crowd,
considering tho dimiuutivo slzo of tho
The obelisk in Central Park is begin
ning to crumble, nnd the country rises up
to inquire if this is n result of tho chango
of weigher at tho Now York custom
house Tnosn who claim equality for tho sexes
must faco tho stubborn fact that of tho
one hundred and two Dorbys that liavo
been decided only throo luivo bee;t won
Pnorcsson Jackson discovered nn im
mento spot on tho faco of tho moon.
"Wo know thoro must bo blood on that
orb boforo thoso New York duelists fin
ished their work.
When tho Princess Louiso comes back
to the Kanucks, is there not room for a
liopo that Vonnor, getting his heart
wanned in tho smilo of royalty, will let
ui ofl' in tho matter of that Juno frost?
Ai.Tiiofoii tho products of tho manu
facturing establishments of tills city tiro
tot down at $11,0-11.85, this does not In
elude tho "mashes" niado hero. Tho
National Capital is tho headquarters of
The Laudgravo of llesso is not so for
tunato as wo had been pormittcd to hope.
His son and holr was nominated for tho
lucratlvo position of son-in-law to Queen
Victoria, but thai nomination is not go
ing to bo confirmed.
Ir tho results attained at tho Hampton
Normal Institute may bo accepted as a
fair basis for a gonoral estlmato, tho ex
penso of teaching u young Indian to earn
a living by honest work is far less than
tho cost of killing an Indian warrior.
Tin: most palpablu admission that tho
"Mallcy boys" could mako of tho ox
tremo gravity of their case appears in
tho fact that thoy nnd tliolr frionds deem
fluven lawyers necessary for their dofenso.
Rarely, if over, is innocence driven to
suih a resort.
Aj.thouoji tho people of Franco hovo
litilo reason to lovo tho ox-Kmpress
EtiKonio thero was no occasion for tho
Lyuuoso to insult tho t-adly boreaved
widow by hurrahing for the Zulus when
Bhu visited their city a fow days ago. It
was a most unusual and lepulslvo exhi
bition for a country supposed to bo tho
world's headquarters for politeness.
Tin: speech of J. II. VnnAukon on Ylr
t'i .ia affairs, which wo publish in this
morning's Rki-uiii.ican, will bo found full
of interesting truths, clearly and forcibly
presented. Mr. ViinAuken is nn able,
earnest, and eloquent spcukor, a Stalwart
Republican, and an onthuslasticCoalltlon
ist. Ilo iias rendorod great service to the
Liberal causo in Virginia, having been a
whtel-horso in bringing about the coall
tion between Republican and Democratic
Readjustee. Ilo is a man of Northern
birth, and has lived to see that his re
moval to Virginia years ago was not "A
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Tin: Now York Hrrahl voices tho aver
age bcntimcut of tho country' when it
iisi-erts that "thoro Is no doubt in tho
winds of fair men that Mr. Mackoy, a
Republican, was elected to tho currant
Congress in November, 18S0, from tho
Second South Carolina District, which
includos tho city of Charleston, nnd was
counted out in favor of Mr. O'Connor, n
Democrat, who died boforo taking his
i.cat. Upright Democratic icsldonts of
Charleston freely admit tho fact." Tho
w,niu paper puts tho caso very torsoly in
the declaration that tho Democratic fili
bustering Is for tho purpose of hooping
Mr, Dibble "in wrongful occupation of
Viritlula Still Iicntts.
In llio Virginlti locnl elections liclil on
Thursday tlicroworo present llio usunl
features of such contests, I'orsonnl friend
ships nnd aversions, Issues belonging to
tlio community and to neighborhoods, and
nowiso iiflccllng cither Stalo or national
politics, usually control local elections.
Thcso influences wero felt In tho recent
Ylrgtnla cloctlons in tho usual way,
though in a fow localities a larger slgnlll
canco belongs to tho results.
In Itichmond thorc was no contest, tho
Ilcmljustora declining a hopeless ilght for
municipal control, just as tho Doniocrats
used to do in tho old days when Rich
mond boasted Itself to ho tho very
"Gibraltar of AVlilgglsm." At l'otors
burg, at Lynchburg, and at Norfolk tho
conditions woro dineronl.aiul familiarity
with tho Virginia situation easily dis
covers tho reason of tho obstlnato con
tests In thoso cities, and tho significant)
of tho results. Lynchburg nnd Peters
burg are tho homes respectively of Major
IJnnlcl, late Democratic candidiito for
governor, and of Governor Cameron,
lly a singular cotncldcnco each gavo
its townsman a majority of 0S0
votes last November. Petersburg was
splendidly orcanlzod by both sides
during tho gubernatorial fight, whllo In
Lynchburg tho Bourbons only woro or
ganized. At tho municipal election on
Thursday a boUcrorganUatlon and coali
tion of tho anti-Bourbon forces In Lynch
burg reduced Major Daniol's handsomo
majority of neatly a thousand to a little
over two hundred. Thoro can bo no
mistaking tho significance of tho Lynch
burg contest. It was matlo distinc
tively on national issues; tho "color
lino" was frantically urged by tho
local Uourbon press; tho Btock cal
umnies upon Mahono woro rcitorated;
Lynchburg was implored to con
demn tho coalition of Republicans and
Ilcadjuslcr?, nnd to condemn .tho Head
justcrs and their leaders for supporting
Arthur's administration. As tho result.
cntno very near cairtrtWUg
and thero is llttlo doubt of tho Bpcl'dy
accession to Liberal political principles
of a community which has horotoforo
been a citadel of llourbonlsm, nnd wliicli
is tho home of one of its most gallant
and eloquent apostles Its lato candldato
IVliilo Lynchburg almost surrenders to
tho first serious attempt to carry it against
Bourbonism, Petersburg, tho homo of
Cameron, repeats its November verdict
for Liberalism by a sweeping Rcadjuster
victory, after a contest of great activity,
and, tinder local surroundings, giving tho
Bourbons a bettor chunco than thoy will
evcrhavo again in tho gallant "Cockade
City." In Norfolk tho contest ended in
a drawn battle. Savo in Lynch
burg, nowhoro .clso wcro tho Bour
bon methods moro viciously employed.
Raco projudlco was tho stnplo argumont,
and in tho local pres3 woro declarations
every day intended to mako available
that sentiment which has horotoforo I in
polled tho Southern whlto man to keep
tho negro in political bondage. Such ut
terances will mnko fino reading for Re
publican orators boforo Northern audi
oncestwo years licuco, when Bourbon ora
tors aro protesting that their brethren in
tho South " freely accord to tho negro all
his political nnd civil rights." When
will it dawn upon tho Bourbon mind that
political thuggismtownrds tho negro can
not bo practiced in municipal nnd Stato
elections and bo atoned for by hypocriti
cal rhetorical platitudes in tho platforms
of national conventions?
It was characteristic of Bourbonism,
nnd illuslrativo of its " grand despair " in
Virginia, to bring on n gonoral engage
ment upon such a skirmish lino ns thcso
local elections nt points wiicro failure
would mako nil tho world sco its des
porato condition. To1 risk tho loss of
Major Daniel s homo had in it much of
purblind folly. But what of tho phenom
enal folly of tho attack on Petersburg, tho
Rcadjuster Malakoff? And it was mado
with n norvo that could liavo been in
spired only by a siuccro belief that
Petorsburg might capitulate. In the re
sult at Petorsburg moro than in tho
result at any other locality will
tho country read tho doom of Virginia
Bourbonism nt tho fall elections. Coali
tion ninong tho masses whoso votes nro
necessary to mako it successful is com
ploto. It wins against tho most despcr
ato assaults of Bourbonism In the com
munity wiicro resido Senator Mahone,
Governor Cameron, nnd Colonel Brady,
who, as chairman of tho Republican Statu
Fxocutlvo Committee, lias been tho val
iant and efficient promoter of coalition.
That tho result of tho November elec
tion in Virginia forever divorced tho
Old Dominion from Bourbon nnd tin
American political fellowship ought to
liavo been an obvious fact to ovcrybody.
Bourbons nlono refused to sco it in that
light, as thoy always rcfuso to seo philos
ophy in events. They could not soo that
.thoy courted self-destruction when they
made their brutal nnd stupid assaults
upon Mahono last spring. Not even
wlion tho old-timo Democratic strong
holds of tho valley and' tho Southwest
swept Cameron Into tho governorship
mid Rlddlebergor Into tho Senate, could
thoy soo that thoy had been overtaken
by a deluge. Forgetful that on every
stump last year Rcadjuster orators
proclaimed ns an Issuo Mahono's
co-operation with tho Republicans in the
Sena to, nnd that tho pcoplo iudorsod it
overwhelmingly at tho polls, Bourbons
dream now of desertions from tho Road
justor ranks because of Mahono's pro
claimed purpose to co-oporato with tha
administration. Kvon Massoy and tho
"Big Four" gavo thom comfort for a
white. AVill tho results at Petersburg,
Norfolk, and Lynchburg awaken thom to
tho spirit of tho times thoy llvo in? No,
indeed. Thoy will "cackle on," as tho
"litilo woman" did. Thoy will prato of
"Bosslsm," of "Dr. Tebbs," of "Bargains
witli Radicals and Stalwarts," and con
timio to retail to n wearied world nil
their stalo tattlo; mcamvhilu Mahono
and Liberalism move on with an almost
undisturbed march of nuinorous nnd
Rei'ouis from rural Massachusetts hull
cato lets than half an average crop of
huckleberries. 'Wo do not uudorstaiid
that It is positively claliiiod by tho re
forming brethren that this falling off is
duo to tho recent chango in tho Boston
It's only n tiny mouso that tho Inde
pendent mountain in Pennsylvania lias
brought forth, nftoroll its toll nnd travail,
ond Sennlor Mitchell can't porsuado
himself that the little creature is asccond
Wo hoar a great deal in thoso days of
tho boss systom. Tills Is a dishonest
blackguard phraso, intended to crcato
prejudlco ngainst nnd jealousy of every
recognized party leader. Tho men who
tiso it know vory woll that leader
ship is tho result of popular solcctlon.
Thoy know that tho masses of a party
gravitato towntd tho support of a man or
of several men who scorn to thom most,
cnpablo of giving direction to parly or
ganization. Thoy try tooxorclso infill
oiico themselves upon tho action of
tho party, and thrust themselves
forward for honors, but tho voters of
tho party do not want thom. Tjieit
thoy cry out that tho very pcoplo
who snubbed them nro bolng cheated by
bosses. The voters no sooner select a
leader than tho weak nnd tinlnfliiontlal
fellows, whoso egotism prompted thom
to enter tho raco, hut who havo been
contemptuously sot asldo by tho ma
jority, cry out thatn "boss" has arison
nnd Is running a " machine." Tho news
papor press lias connected with it many
who delight to coin phrases llko these.
Thoy aro men who liavo no influence
In llioircommunltlcs, and thoy liato any
body who lias. Thoy insult tho pcoplo
by insulting tholr leaders. How can a
man load if ho lias not followers? How
enn ho excrebo influence If othor3 do
not tnko his ndvlco.? Why should it bo
cause for hitter denunciation of n man
that liis counsels nro honorod, his nblllty
admired, and his leadership acknowl
edged? Worcester defines tho word Boss ns
used in tho United States to mean "a
mastor, or master workman among me
chanics; an employer of mechanics or
laborers." Ho defines it as used in Eng
land tomcan "a master, or ho who canbeat
or ovorcomo another." It wits a political
to William M. 'i-KLXiSwycari whon in moral, rural Iowa n
alio leader of.tlvoclty of brother nnd his twosistcrs kill tlieirfather
Now York, by tho " boy"Sleinent, who
recognized his wofng their law in Dem
ocratic poUlflJ. when his downfall
cai)0'lho word "boss" was taken up as
ja reproachful oplthot, to ho hurled
nt nny lender in politics by thoso
who could not take his following
nway from him. But of courso only tho
frothicstof demngogucs have applied it to
men of high character and real claint to
popular respect. Public journals of tho
baser sort, edited by cockneys, cranks,
deadbcats,and Bohemians, havo adopted
a vocabulary in which "boss," nnd "mn
chine," and "ring" nro tho principal
words. Many of thcso blnckgunrds havo
been givon a university training, which
gives them and others an exaggerated
idea of tho valuo of their opinions. Coh
ceitthat is educated is entitled to no moro
consideration than whon Ignorant. Malig
nity enveloped in wsthotlcism is ns foul
as when scowling from under tho ban
dit's hat. Base stabs nt characlor nro as
criminal when couched in tho fino
phrases of our avcrago sham reformer as
when givon from tho witness stand i'n
court by a hired perjurer. Tho air in our
tlmo is murky with tho vaporlngs of tho
basest of creatures solely bout on ovll
whllo pretending to a monopoly of virtue
Tho public car is now being vexed witha
constant stream of abuse from theso vilo
sources of all who choose to think woll
of President Arthur. Ho is a "boss,"
and all who do not traduco him aro for
"tho boss system."
If to bo an honored and successful
loador istobo n"boss" worthyof roproba
tlon, lot us commence to rowrito history
and anathoinatlzo Boss Clay, Boss Sow
ard, Boss Webster, Boss Cass, Boss
Bonton, Boss Calhoun, Boss Wright, and
Boss Mnrcy. If Republican politics liavo
beon corrupted by a boss system, let
us blot out our eulogios of thoso of
its great leaders who aro dead, and, bor
rowing tho ologant phrases of tho mod
ern essayists, wrathfully denouiico Boss
Fessondon, Boss Sumnor, Boss Chase,
Boss Wade, Boss Collamcr, Boss Buck
Ingham, Boss Stovcns, Boss Morton, and
Boss Chandler, each of whom had in
ills day to encounter tho samo class of
enemies as aro thcso who now hate tho
men thoy cannot destroy.
If wo nro to abolish tho boss Bystoin
nnd havo n gonoral slaughter of leaders
why stop at BossCampron? Why not go
on with tho good work and demolish
Boss Mitchell, Boss Sherman, Boss Har
rison, Boss Logan, Boss all tho otiior
Senators? Why leavo a boss allvo to toll
tho talo? If a headless party is tho
strongest why leavo for Vermont n Boss
Kdmunds, for Connecticut a Boss Hnwloy,
for Now Hampshire a Boss Rollins, for
Rhodo Island n Boss Anthony, for Maino
a Boss Blaine, or for Massachusetts a Boss
Hoar? Let us shoot our captains to
gratify tho camp-followers. This is tho
proposition of tho newspaper gonorals
tho men who undertook to mako Ho raco
Greeley President. Shall wo doubt their"
A NiiwsBOV writes to The Remjiilican
that ho supports his aged mother, nnd by
selling newspapors; tlmtSuiidayisbis best
day ; that ho doc3 not mako half so loud
nnd unnecessary a noiso ns a good many
miuistors mako in their pulpits ; that ills
profits aro very small as crflnparod with
tho Sunday earnings of tho preachers;
that ho belloves they aro good men, try
ing to do their duty, nnd although hois
frequently disturbed by one of thom
whoso church is closo to his mother's
house, ho has never complained to tho
Commissioners or tho police. In con
clusion, ho hopes his occupation will not
bo destroyed, for ho bus 110 otiior way of
earning money, "Llvo and lot llvo," ho
says, is liis motto.
Tiiehe is n vacant " caso " in nn Illinois
printlng'ofllce. Tho editor wroto n glow
ing leadoron Decoration Day, urging tho
patriotic masses not to forget what is due
to " tho memory of dead horoos." Tho
intelligent compositor caused tho fervid
editorial to culmtiiato with a touching
allusion to " the memory of dead horses."
' ' a
Ic tho joy of Europo at gottlng somo
millions of gold back again from tliissldo
of the water is half ns great as tho grief
displayed at parting with it tho shipment
of tiro yellow metal will bo productivo of
a power of good.
The holy zeal of a Reformer who has
boon "loft" on three postmastorshlps
is only exceeded by tho holy rngo of tho
Roformerwho has "slipped up" on four.
The Domocrntlo lenders in Indiana
havo served notico on Mr. DoPatuv that
when thoy throw stones nt protection
thoy don't Intend to hit his plato glass.
Mn.. Pastoii, of Tucson, Arizona, is in
trouble. Ho missed an editor at whom
ho fired, and for this oll'ensu ho is in tho
grip of tho law.
Jotno wns not nn ninlnblo beast whon
in London, and for that reason was Bold
cheap, hut his tompor has become moro
irrilnblo slnco ho camo to " this blnrsteil
Gamiiuno is a felony under a now stnt
uto of Missouri, but tho law is intended
only for tho smnll-fry gamblers, who
haven't monoy enough to sot up ns
"bulla" or "bears."
h Plnkorton'fl detectives fail, as thoy
probably will, in their present noisy hunt
for Frank James, tho country will not ex
pect thom to ntono for their failuro by
blowing up his old mother again with
Wk aro again assured that "overy Span
iard is animated by a desiro to seo Gib
raltar restored to Spain." .Many succes
sive generations of Spaniards will ccaso
to bo "animated" bvanythliigboforotliat
desiro is gratified.
Kvkx llttlo Grcoco has two war vessels
either of which wouldn't leavo ngroaso
spot of our best ship lit caso of a fight
bclwcon thorn. And thoro is no certainty
that tho Greeks may not try to compel us
to tuko Tachmyntls'back again.
Things aren't exactly oven in tills valo
of tears. Tho widow whoso husband
fell on tho field of battlo, fighting for tho
old flag, gets eight dollars a mouth so
long as she romalns single, whllo thou
sands of dollars aro cheerfully contrib
uted to tho wife of n soldier who was
sent to prison for trying to murder tho
wretch whom it was his sworn duty to
The old lady who at a rovlval meet
ing, after minutely describing her pecu
liar sonsations, naivolv confessed that
slio "didn't know whether it was religion
or wind," wns far less positlvo than thoso
Pennsylvania reforming brethren who
hnvo fully persuaded thomsolvos and
aro determined to mnko the rest of man
kind admit that their llnttiloncv is trtio
It is iioxUnnfso-onov,, that
the millewfflvsrit, m., t .i.n, 1., .,
In order that thov mav liavo lolllor times
at homo, and whllo crimes almost as hor
rlblo as tills nro ronorted ovorv dnv.
Still thoro isn't so largo n percentage of
muruercrs in 1110 iitiman lainiiy ns moro
was when Cain killed Abel.
If tho House Nnvnl Coiumlttca had
been fully informed of tho real object of
mo proposed jaicioii Young Arctic ox
poditiou that gallant ofllcer's project
might not havo beon so summarily dis
posed of. Tho commlttoo had not oven
a hint that Mastor Young was oxpectcd
to load his ship with the gorgeous now tail
that tho Smithsonian savants havo just
constructed for the Arctic sea-cow.
It is tho fellows who, in tho war time,
wero called Copperheads becattso thoy
iiisscd treason along their slimy trail nt
the rear of tho Union armies that aro
now in most distress about Gonoral Ma
hono. Ho is ns far from thom now as lie
was then, when ho fought bravoly for
what ho boliovod to bo right, whllo thoy
looked mainly to their corporal safety,
exhausting their martial ardor in en
couraging desortion from tho Union
PERSONAL, AND OTHERWISE.
Misa Kmu TnurtSBY will return to America next
l'KF3iDr.NT ARTium'a mail averages six hundred
letters a day.
Hurts Hatch predicts nnotlicrpanlcgrcatcrthnn
that of 1873.
The latest Joko of tlio Legislature Is to order
children under 11 out of tho theaters. Children
oy or CO aro most in danger. Spirit at the Times.
Wk nro told that "Mn. Frances Hodgson Bur
nett Is moro fond of her boys than of her books."
Lots of lior sex prefer boys to books. JJoston l'ost.
YoUNclman, don't marry u " glldod butterfly."
Marry a good looking girl." Tlio butter will Dy
fast enough whon you get to Housekeeping. Sai.
lien JleimbUcan. .
Kahl PrfNCEn, Lord-Llcutcnont of Ireland, Is
moro than tlx foct tall, light complcxloncd, nnd
wears nn Irninemo flowing beard and moustache
of tawny rod color,
FATlir.ii UnowNiNQ, who has been a Methodist
minister for slxty-flvo years, preached o "power
ful sermon " in St. Louis tho other night. Mr.
Drowning Is nearly 90.
Ohnkiial Josr.i'11 12. Johnston says Ihat If ho had
staid In Congress ho would havo becuino a beggar.
Ilo is an hisurnnco man now nnd presumably
makes more lhau S5.000 a year,
Ncaiu,y 8,000 persons attended tho obsequies of
tho late Cadwnlindor C. Washburn, ox-governor of
Wisconsin, nnd on that day nil the public offices
throughout the Stato wcro closed.
" Womcs are so contrary," said Blobbsj " I
thought when I got married my wlfj would darn
my socka and let mo alono ; Instead of that uho lets
my socks nlono nnd darns me." matting Journal.
Do.M l'cnuo, tho nice, whlto haired old man,
wlioio faco and tlguro became so familiar during
tho Centennial, Is tbo subject of somo very
naughty stories in tho Brazilian papers of recent
The widow of Mnjor-Gcncral Alfred Fortcrt,
who wns drowned 011 tho Florida coast nearly two
years ago, is living at Milford, Del., In possession
of a very mpcctablo properly In lands, peach
If John Brown's soul wcro not positively com
mitted to tho task of marching on, it might rauso
to inflict something serious upon the wretches who
are pretending to bo raising money for tho old
Caitain Costentenus, tho tattooed flrcck, Is
soon to bo admitted into tho Masonic order. Ilo
will becomo a voter a year fiom this fall, and ho
means to tnko up Ills permanent roildcnco in New
York, having amassed a fottune.
A DcNvr.11 reporter risked Allco Oatcs, tho nc
tress, how old the was, nnd sho replied: "I am
!!." "Were you 22 recently.?" Inquired there
porter, innocently, at which tho Utile kicker said
alio detested ucwi paper reporters.
Senator I'dmunim, of Vermont, sijs It should bo
every young man's object to pursue a privato call
ing, Inform himself on public ulhilrs, always par
ticipate In elections, nnd leavo public honors nnd
responsibilities to seek him, not he thom.
(Iiiim from well-to-do country families will of.
flolute 11s waiters at somo summer hotels this sea
son, and rlty dawdlors who attempt to flirt with
them will learn something new about tho ability
of tho rural damsel lo tako caru of hersolf.
When Mrs. Homespun heard of Iho recent assas
sination iu Ireland, and that it was attributed to
tho IrMi, tho exclaimed: "Massy snkesl You
don't tell mo tho Irish havo got Into Ireland?
Well, well i I bcllovo they're everywhere"
Jamu C, lIUCTON.the general ngent of tho Asso
ciated I'rcss, hasrecclvod from the Herman govern
ment llio "medal for saving from Imminent dan
ger," having rescued Thcrcso Kuko from death by
drowning oil Juno 18, 1881, whllo ho was at Kras,
Mn. Lawrence Baiiiiett, llio nctor, who lias ro
really bought n homo In Fifth avenue, In New
York, proposes to spend tho summer in London.
Mr. Barrett Is a scholarly man, reading both Greek
and Latin, nnd being especUJly versed In Greek as
well as In modern history,
Katie Claxton, tho actress, hnd a lady visitor nt
a Cleveland hotel, and tho Lead waiter, mistaking
her for a maid, placed her at tho servants' table.
After nn explanation bad failed to rectify tho
error, tho waiter wns thraihed by Kato Claxton'i
husband, who w as fined Minn pollco court,
CoNOnEssMAN Yoi'ko, In tils Decoration address
at Cincinnati, will depart from Iho stereotyped
order of such orations. Instead of telling what
tlio soldier has dono for tho country ho will dwell
upon what Iho country has done, for tho soldier.
Ho expects, by quoting from statistics, to show
that this Nation has not treated Its defenders with
tho provciblnl Ingratitude of republics, ,
Fiied AiiciiEii, tho celebrated Kngllih Jockey, Is
described as n tall, emaciated, cadaverous man,
with projecting lips, a (light stoop, decidedly
round shoulders, nnd long, misshapen legs. To
keop his weight down to 117 pounds he often
breakfasts on twotclrtllU powders, ochows meat
nud vegetables, and subsists almost entirely upon
bread nud unsweetened tea. Ho is worth (300,000,
A mn rather below tho medium height rays
that ho cannot avoid being offended nt any refer
ence tolils slio.aud relates how ho was once utterly
crii'hcd ta nn argument. Ho hnd Iho best of it
nnd was walking Iho loom tho moro strongly lo
lay down and emphasize, his points, when tho
other fellow calmly romarkodi "Sit down, Jones;
you I'.ok taller sluing down." It mado him to
mod that he could not lay another word,
BRUTAL AND OOWAIIDLY.
An Attach oti Hie niniiitaIoiicr of Pen
alona. A londlti? ertltorlnl nnpiurs In tlio InillftunpolM
flrnftorfoMhol8tli Instant licndcil ronalons nrnl
rollllcj." It h n brutal nnd rnluranloui ntlnck
upon llio Trlvnto nnd public cliamcior ofColonol
W. W. Dndloy, our coiirlcoui. Indubious nnd
cap iblo Conimlwloncr of Tension. Tlio Scntintl l
probntjljr ho most unscrupulous nnd lnallcJout
llourboti paper In tlio wliolo country. Its chief
oiTiior nnil le 'ding editor aro old Whip, who
Invo been living on crow so long that tliolr entlro
dlgcstlvo machinery Is dUoascd, nnd being In n
chronlo alato or formcnlntlon nnd eructation,
everything emmmlng from them, about n pol
itical opponent Is sour and fclld. As n samplo Of
Ilia ifentliieTi tiller lack of honesty nnd Integrity,
mid Its br'gmil capacity lo narrotu nnd knife, nnd
lrform lnrollilca every wleVcd thing that dis
tinguishes the nsnss!n and Nihilist, nil Incident
ni.iy berelntod oftliu 1890iauipnlgii. The Scnttmt
A llfJiOllV HYENA'S KAnr.BNESS,
at tho luscious rcpat airordcd In that Moroy
forgery morsel or carrion that foul villainy per
rctratul on llio lamented tlarleld. Dally howled
tlio Sentmtt, proclaiming this Infamous and rcptllo
libel on HnrlloM. Though Ihone mi! printed In
tho ncmoeratlo press pnived It t'jbo n f.irge ry, ami
though (larllold solemnly pronounced It ft forgery,
llio .srniirj nil tho morj furious grow In Its
siuplil countcrAltlng. l'lnnlly, ivhon Iho scoun
drels wcro rnught 11 ml weakened, nnd tlio reaction
had come, and llio honest heart nnd level hend of
llio country wero donouuclng tho stupendous
lloinbon fraud. Iho Hcn'lnel had pointed out to It
liKll.pulablo rnior of iho forgery. Tho Senttict
nlllnn virtually admitted thov woro convinced
ti.At I .. r : ....... ...... .. . .
m... 1. ,i ..injury. 11111 inn M01 ii liKiiiiercncoin
IMititlaboljoyo Outfield wrolo It.nudno'ro going to
mnkoltBllcklfweinn." Now, nsto
W started out to mako the
ITS CIATntllK AflAlNST COLONEL DUDLKY.
Tho gist or it Is that Colonel Dudley Is an ex.
trcmo Republican, and that ho resents the ntlcmpt
lo Ininosoon the country Iho Imputation that Sen.
ntorVoorhcca Is tho tie pins rra "soldiers' friend ;
nnd, to avert this Impending calamity, that the
Colonel secretly lets Republican Congressmen
sneak In and open communication with aoldlcrs
who havo tiled their claims through Democratic
Congressmen, and thus steal
TUB MMOCRATIO THUNDER.
The Sentinel makes tho following olleiatlon: "As
f " 5.' Pauley runs across n claim which lias
beon filed by n Democrat ho holds it )ncUJ)olJ1t
can Bond for or seo n lteiubli Vi" .""H'.L10
samo Slate, nnd ndviw1: "!' member from tho
Ion fnrii? i '""'umorinoriict mat 11 pen
L!..up'J0n smiu Hlth ,arK0 m,mu of
niii-iii-, is nuuui wig uiiowcu, iiicrcuy giving tlio
Itopubllean mombcr a day or two previous
notice, so that ho can iiollfy the beno
llclary in advancu of tho Democratic member,
oreourso this Is a preposterous calumny. Colonel
Dudley has no moro knowlodgo of Iho claims filed
by Dcmpcrntlo Congrosmen than hns the nnrnw
and malicious mlndid editor of the Sentinel. These
y Dcmpcrntlo Congressmen lhau hns the nnrrow
nd malicious lntnniil pilltnmrthn .&i,.,r Ti.n.A
claims como In In Ihetr order through tho regular
., ..'"' '."".." ,"Humr ""iiino courso on 1110
olllclal records. Nobody but n contemptible lg
nprnmus, unnblo to comprehond tho vnstand com
plex buslneas or tho l'enilon Office, whh Its bee
live or 700 clerks, could bo guilty of so gross nn
nlisurdlty ns llio suggestion that tno Commissioner
of 1'enslons, sitting in his public office,
CROWDED WITH PUDLIC BUSINESS,
nnd surrounded with callers from 9 a. m. to 1 p
m could jeep Into every pending clnlm of tlio
ounrlcrof-n million of llicm bororo his office nnd
discover tho occasional 0110 ''filed by n Democrat "
so that he can "hold It back," (by tho tall, ns 'it
wero, the 1 dramatic tyol of Iho Sevtmd should havo
s tld,) nud "send lor" or "seo" n Iioptibllcau CV.n-gres-man,
and let tlil-t "othor rellar'1 got his work
111 uhond of tho unsuspecting Democrat I
THIS IS, INDEED, A rATHETIO SrECTACLK
Tor Iho unwashed rural Bourbon. But nobody will
lndulgo n broader grin nt tho Sentinel'i stupid run
llgnnncy thnu Ihc-o samo Dcmocratle Conzross
men. 'Iho Sentinel quotes n pretended letter from
an "Anonymous" masquerading as a soldier who
had beon taken into Senator VoorhecV cmbrnce
hut whoso succor in his iienslon caso, ho claims
was first unnounccd to I1I111 by n llepubllcan Con
grcssumn. Tho soldier's namo is very convent
ci.tly withheld, and tho SentlncCt veracity Is snved
Instant and spcclflo demolition. Of courso thero
never was such nn Instance. Llko tho Morey
fetter of fraud, which tho Sentinel championed so
porslstonlly, this "soldier letter" bears in Its
phraseology verbal proof of lis fraudulent concoc
tion. Itwas composed fit a Senato commlttco-room
or In tho sanctum of a Bourbon paper.
TUB "SENTINEL" CLOSES AS FOLLOWS:
"Tho soldiers oflndlana know Ihat In 8cnator
Voorheea they havo 11 friend watchful of ibelr In
terests and ready lo advance their welfare. Just
now Commissioner Dudley Is asking Concress to
give him sovoral hundred more clerks, llio pur
rosolslo enlarge tho capacity of tho Tension
Bureau ns a political machlno, especially for car
rj Ing Indiana nt tho noxt election, and it will bo
woll for Democrats In Congress to wntch with un
tiring vigilance his maneuvers." 'Iho reforenco
to Senator Voorhoes' yearning to advance tho
welfare of tho soldiers ramt bo read in connection
with tho stab at Colonel Dudley for nsking Con
gress to glvo tho Tension onico clerical forco
cnouch to hurry nlone thesettlcment of tho claims
pending bcfoio that bureau. Not content vflih
Impugning Colonel Dudloy's motives In asking tho
additional clcrlcnl forco, (ho Scnttml virtually
U1TU3U Till! INCREASE OP THE TORCE.
This Is equivalent to denying to thousands of aol
dlcrs and soldiers' widows tho pensions to which
they aro entitled. Denial now may bo denial for
nil time, for they nro dying ofTouc by one, llko nil
humanity. Every soldier who has n nondlnir
claim In Iho TeusionOmco should feci that tlio
Sentinel Is his worst enemy. It stabs him In tho
dark, whllo professing friendship. Tho ring of
claim ojrents opposo Comrress rfvlin- In fninni
Dudloy this extra f.irce. Why? llcenuso it is torcople.
litu iiiiuienu. ui iiiu uiuiiu iiKUllis lo pur oil tlio sct-
tlemcnt of claims Just as long as possible. Aro
Sennlor Voorhces and his organ, tho Bourbon Sen
tinel, tho attorneys or tho claim agents? When
Iho question comes beforp Congress or giving tlio
Tension Ollleo all tho additional forco nsked for
and so greatly needed, tlio soldier will nt onco
discover nls truo friends. Thoso who opposo this
additional force, upon whatever pretext, aro
THE ENEMII3 OK THE SOLDIERS
and tholr widows. It cannot bo successfully op
posed on the pretext of economy, for It will cost
no moro to employ n thousand clerks flvo years
than flvo hundred clerks ten years. It I as broad
as It Is long. Tho pending claims should bo ex
amined and deemed. Jmt claims should bo
speedily allowed, llio additional forco Is needed
lo push these oxamluallous to a close. Tho pres
ent force Is Inadequate. Ihat Is the whole matter
lu n nutshell. The nslnlue Insinuation that Colo
nel Dudley wants this extra force of several hun
dred clerks for 11 political machlno with which to
carry Indiana Is Just about foolish enough for n
subject or ponderous gravity with the Sentmil. If
llvo hundred moro clerks wero given Colonel
Dudley ihey would bo appointed about pro rata
from nil of our forty Stnics of tho Union. They
would bo hard nt work hero In tho close null
crowded rooms of tho Tension Office. Why, cer
tainly, they would ho n grand acquisition to In
diana s llepubllcan "machlno!" Tcrhups ten or
llflecn of them would ho from tho great Stato of
Indiana about 0110 to each congressional dutrlct.
Colonel Dudloy's unsullied record as a citizen nnd
patriot soldier Is adamant against such libels as
this in tho Scntintl.
THE DltOOKLYN NAVY-YAltD.
Wlinl Is Nnlit of III Hriiiuvnl-Tlio Neu
To the Editor of Thk lUeuniiCANi
Mr. llllsa has introduced a bill Into tho llouso for
thosalo of tho Brooklyn navy-yard. Abvut ton
years ngo this question was stronuly brought to
tho attention of Congress, and after much dis
cussion and deliberation tho Commllteo on Naval
Affairs recommended llio sale of this yard and tho
transfer of iumovnblo material to "somo yard or
yards now in possession of Iho government." Tlip
silo on tho Thames River, near New Loudon,
Conn., was the chief point to which attention was
directed as being situated nt convenient dlstanco
from New York, near Iho eastern entrance of Long
Island Sound, to the waters; commerce, and coasts
ofwhlch.aswellos to New York Itself, it was em
lnoutly well calculated to afford protection.
THE STRONOEST TESTIMONY
la favor of the object was laid before tho com
mlttoo by Admiral 8. W. Oodon, then commandant
nt tlio Brooklyn yard; J, W, King, Chief of tlio
Bureau of Steam Engineering; Commodore J. T.
McKlnstry.Nnval Constructor llaii3Com,nud others,
polntlug to Now London as offering "groalor nd
vanlanua and more Inducements thnu any other
placo." On tho reimrt of tbo committee no action
was had. Tho rapid growth of Iho city of Brook
lyn, tho lncrcaMng demands of commerce, as well
ns tho good of tho naval service, all suggent tho
abandonment of the Brooklyn yard, nud tlio build
ing of another In the be-t It callty, comihtnsurato
with tho wants nf Ihocountiy, Uosr-Admlral K.
T, Nichols, ChlcfofthoBurcauofYardsaiid Docks,
In his report to Iho Secretary of tho Navy, 1881,
calls attention to tho subject thus ;
"NAVAI. BTATION, NEW LONDON, CONN,
"On a recent visit to this station I was strongly
Impressed with lis advantages as n silo for an Im
portant naval station. Situated on tho left bank
of tho Thames lllvor, tlvoor tlx miles from Its
mouth, with deep water nlong Its entire front, Iho
ground sloping back from tho river's edge, a dry,
Igiiiiuiiy e.ii, iii.ki.jivi.uu iiiiii uiv ueab ui grillllio
advnutagoi for the making of n first-class yard.
Whatever uso Is lo bo mado of this prop
erty, It Is manifest Ihat Its entlro length should bo
faced with a quay-wall in eighteen to tnonly feet
of water, nud this should bo tho first work under
taken, not only for tlio prolcctl in of tho shore, but
fur thu formation of 11 spaco in which to deposit
tho material which must be removed from tho
surface lu establishing building Bites. I havo
nsked for nn appioprlatlon for tho commence
ment of this work, nnd 1 think it would boawlso
measure to appropriate 200,000 annually 10 carry
It lo completion.
IN CONNECTION WITH THIS STATION
it will bo well to look to tho possibilities of tho
future. The pioperly comprised In'tho two navy
) nrds at New York nud Boston Is year by year be
coming moro and moro vnlunblo for commercial
purposes. TrcMuro hns been brought tu hear upon
tho government to force arelluqulshmeut of thcso
pronei tics. It Is not unreasonable to suppoo thai,
under Iho fostering enro of emigres', our shipping
and commercial Interest will Lo grently enlarged,
nnd the demand lor wharf nnd wnrchouso room
nt those Iho important cities will be so great that
the pretsuro upon tho government may not be ru
sl'ted. Situated nearly midway between theso
two tea-porn, nnd with every nuvnntnvofor oio
nilug n llrtt-class yaul, would it not be tho part of
wUdom to rccognizo tho pos-lblltilcs nud com
menco tho work that will eventually make of
New Loudon tho leading navy-yard ui tho coun
try'" It Is worthy of remark that 110110 nf the navy
yards of Great Britain nro in tho iiel(hbnrhood of
largo cities, that of Deptrord, near Loudon, having
becu abandoned several years ngo, J. It, D,
THE STAR-nOUTE CASES.
Ia Peck Drmlr-TliB Allorncj-Uencrnra
Ner-li-lotliniiriiiciit Until To-Ilnr.
Yesterday was tlio day set for arraigning the de
fendants In tho star-routo cases under Iho now In
dictment. Tho Attorney-General, District Attor
ney, nnd Mcsrs, Merrick, Bliss, nnd Kor nppenrcd
for tho gooniMcnt, Tho defendant were repre
sented by Messrs. Inirorsoll, McSwccncy, Carpen
ter, Jotr Chandler. Wilson, A, II. Wllllrms, I O,
i.-,niiii uianei l'CHiam, Allor
nuts, with 0110 exeopllon, wcro In
were' John W. Dorscy, John H. Ml
,:..,",'ir' ."""Jfr . M. Vallo,.
ui', nmi vnariei rclham. All of tbo defend-
Minor, Btet hen
..1 S1 nnrvey .11, ano, MnuiloM u.
Uordell.Tliornos J. Brady, nnd William M. Tumor.
4-.c. t '".O'lly absent defendant, Is dead. Tho
District Attorney nnnounccd, uflcr tho court had
j"'01' opened, that thoy wcro ready to prececd,
Mr.vnilo cnteroJ Into his personal recngnlunre,
by rteposlilng n certified ehcrk for $1,000, pnyablo
to the order or tho clerk of tbo court. Tl.o da
rendiinn nil answered In their nnmes except l'cck.
..".!.? lccJl hore?" n ked the court. "John M.
I oekl' roared tho crier. " Ile'a dead I" rnmo In n
chorus from (ho counsel for defense. "Wo don't
.-? ,A',.,.9lher " dead or not," ssld Mr. Mer
rick. "Wo have -heard two stories nbotit it, nnd
wo Imvo heard ntso that one of the dolcndanU
now present was dtn I." Mr. JetT Chandler filed
A MOTION TO QDAMl THK FIRST INMCTMPNT,
bocaiio of ft second 0110 Icing found Idcntlrnl
with it. Tho court then nlrd tho defense If they
were ready to ploi-d. Mr. Wllfon snld that llio do
ftio hnd had llltle opportunity to study Iho In
dictment, and thnt Mr. Tottcn was unnblo lo bo
hero mi account of illnow, nnd nsked that they
might have till to-day 10 illo tho paper which they
THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL 8UD
Iho nrpllcntlnn mado to coiillnuo till tn.mnrrnw
would bo roidily accorded If It conformed Willi
thoconvcnlenroortho couit. Ho camo to court
to-day to urco upon iho court tho necessity of n
prompt hearing of this caso h.foro n traverse Jury.
II wastliodcjlroofthogovoriimontto havo thcso
eases ills posed t)f. It was now nearly n year, or
more than n year, slnco (hoso proceedings wero
begun. Thollinohsdgono by without anything
having been dono thnthncl subjected thcso com
plaints to n prrpor Judicial tcst-n lest as lo
whether thcso parties wero Justly or unjustly
nccuscd. It was his Intention nt nil limes, when
his onsngomcnls rcrmitted, to bo present In court
itmi iiiku uu-sB cases 10 n ueicrminauoii. Tlio ob-
renresented tlin pnv,mmni in ... ihnn
.nnu iiiBu.i pniiupuy id n cuncimiott.
MR. WILSON REMARKED
that It seemed to him Ihat tho Attorner-Genoral
might have spared himself tho troublo of coming
Into court to mnko such n RUii.mi.tit Th. irn..
enpo to bo drawn wns that his clients liavo been
dodging, postponing, and trylni lo ovade a trial of
tho eft'o. Ho disclaimed that they had evaded
ttlal and nrcuiod tho government of thu delay,
and rinsed by cxo'almlng, " Wo challcngo them to
a tilal to-day. This minute thoy may put tho Jury
Inlhoboxlfthcywantfttrlal." ' '
4",,'?.Y'llo llut yur Pkns ro not entered.
Mr. Villson-Oh, our Honor, they aro In
on the old Indictment and Imo been In ror
a long time. iir. Wilson said they would bo
ready to go to trial on the now indict
ment as soon ns they had tlmo to cxnmlno It
nnd propnro tho papers. Mr. Merrick rmld ho
would try whlehover caso tho court directed.
Judgp Wyllo said thar thoro wero two things on
which both sides wcro agreed. Ono was thai tho
defeiiao should havo until to-morrow morning to
HIo their papers. Tho other wns thnt tho trial
should follow Immediately afterward, Mr. Ingiir
soil said his mind wns not mado up. It dopeuded
upon tho decision of tho court on the motions to
bo mndo whether Ills client was roady to no to
trlnl or not. Ho would tako tho liberty of decid
ing Ihat question for his client
AFTER THE COURT HAD DFCTDtD.
Mr. Chandlor snld lie too It that tho readiness
lor trial oxlilb led liv
by tho Kiivornmciitwasn trial
nr HO ftslreri Ihn rmlrf If lltn.
on tho old Indictment.
wns not tho ease. Judgo Wyllo snld: "All thnt
wo can sayto-dnyis that tho caso shall bo pest
poued till to-morrow." Mr. Chandlor nsked
whloh Indlctmont would be tried, but Judgo
Wyllo said that would bo told them to-morrow,
bin perhaps tho prosecution would toll them nt
that lime. Mr. Morrlek said that preparation for
ono Indictment was identical with tho other. Tho
defense had themselves lllcd a motion on the
ground that tho Indictments wero Identical.
Counsel on both sides spnrrcd at each other for
somo tlmo, when tho court Btopped tho discussion
nnd adjourned till 10 o'clock to-day.
Clilrngo Iilm to lie Tiled Urre-A
Mcnernl "Hick" (olio Mmlo.
A reprcsmtallvo of The Republican accidentally
overheard a fow remarks yesterday, nhtlostrolllng
for items In the northwestern section of tho city,
which Indicate that there Is something in tho
wind that will interest tho malingers of tlio alleged
street railroad running out Fourteenth street. An
Investigation dovcloped Iho fact that a great
many of tho patrons of thcso "bob-tall" cars havo
aoireod among themselves to try the Chicago plan
of bringing tho street-car cominnlcs to terms.
" Onco upon a tlmo" Iho Chicago pcoplo becomo
tired of collecting and paying over llielr own fare-,
nnd with dellghtrul unanimity owed lo pay faro
only to authorized agents or the companies. Tho
poor car-drlvcrs had all they could do to keep the
cars from running over their half-fninlihcd horses,
not to mention a tow other duties, such as
LOOKING SIRAlallT AHEAD
to sco that tho track, wns clear, to the right and left
to hall passengers, to tho rear lo scaio Iho small
boy off Iho car, Into Iho cash-box to count tho
tickets nud money, nnd into tho car to fount the
Tho naseneois would auletlv ImIt,! timif
Benin, nuiu iiieir uiru reuuy lur llio collector, nuu
-. ,...,. .,., w -.,.. - .1 . .-- -
wait. At first thu drivers ntlemiilnl in let ihn
horses drlvo themselves, whllo they (tho drivers)
collected tho fares, but a tew law suits for dam
ages dono to children, vehicles, Ac, soon slopped
that, and then tho car would ho stopped whllo
tho collection was taken up. This beenmo
monotonous in consequence of tho great loss
of time, and Anally tho Idea penetrated tho
crnnlums of tho managers that- n few conduc
tors might be employed, Hesult Lnrgo now
enrs, conductors, nud a satisfied public.
Tho Chicago Jdcn has been brought hero by somo
restless "suckers." nnd tho Washington publlo Is
ueuiH IIIUUIUUIVU ITIIII IV, .IS BUUIl us a suuiucill
to bo held nnd a day will bo fixed for n general
"kick" against existing arrangements. One san
gulno missionary assured tho reporter that Iho
mjsllo brotherhood would bo ready by Juno 15
to publish its declaration of Independence against
tho "bob-fall" car Hues, and addod, "You will seo
how much easier it will bo for us to stand it than
tho companion." The ltEPURLicANwillannounco
In duo tlmo whether thu movement is merely a
rebellion or a revolution.
The Illaloclrnl .Noddy.
The twenty-ninth regular meeting of tho Bio
logical Society was held in tbo lecture-room of
tho National Musonm yestorday evening, Thirty
nlno members wcro present; Trofessor Gill In tho
chair. Dr. F. 1). Hough, of tho division of forestry,
Department of Agriculture, nnd Colonel C. W,
Senton, Superintendent of tho Census, wcro
elected to rcsldont memberships. Trofessor W,
II. Dull called nttonllou to tho valuable work
which members of the society had accomplished
In tho exploration of tbo natural history of tho
.District of Columbia, and annealed to
tcrcstod in tno suoject loraiuinmauingti
plcto list of the shells of the vicinity of Washing-
kU... .... j -..- au - ' - I 1.IUUIBUUIU Bll.ll ...
longing to tho genus GundlacMa, louud clsewncro
only lu Cuba, California, and New York, was
found In n locality In the oily now probably built
over. This might very probably bo rediscovered,
and other Important Hints bo mado. Dr. T. II.
Dennexhlblted a rnro nrcho bird, tho spoon-billed
sandpiper, obtained by him lu Kastorn Siberia.
This specimen is tho tint ever brought to un
,n,i Mnnv roil,, a.rnn vn-u himnr.l.l- .I.aII 1...
31 ra. Mnck'a IutortnlninanC.
Tho cutertnlnmcut to be given nt Ford's Opera
llouso on Monday evening by Mrs. Adelluo Dnvall
Mack and her pupils promises to bo ono of tho
most nttractlvo thnt has been presented. Tho
opening net will bo from "Midsummer Night's
Dream," lu which Iho chlldieu will participate.
Mrs, Mack herself will appear in the characters of
Queen Vuthertne and Lady Maibeth. Mr. F. Fraulct
will (alio tho part of llrulun In tho quarrel sceuo
from "Julius Caaar," with Mr. Joseph Kelfer as
Caufui, nud tho last-named gentleman will also
sustain Jlaian(o,ln "Tho Merchant of Venice."
Tho balcony sccno from "Borneo and Juliet" will
bo givon, with Mr. Erdman as tho cenilo Romeo
and Miss Hello Adams as Julttt. This lady will
also play two acts or " Tho Iluuehbuck," sustain
ing tlio rolo of Julia to the ilulut of Mr. Ciarcnco
Osgood and the Helen of Miss Bowlo.
Tlie Clirlatlmiry Cnar.
Tho testimony of f x-Senator Chrlstlancy Is still
being taken bctoro Examiner Lovcjoy. Tho crt
dcuco so lur has. revealed nothing new, except
somo letters liavo been placed In evidence, Ono
long letter from thu ex-Eciiator to Mr. Lugenbeel,
his father-in-law, under dato of Lansing, Mich.,
August It, 1878, was read, which describes Mrs.
Chnsllancy'adlflo-cnt amours nnd revca'cd liow
disgraceful hor behuvlor was. He elves tho names
of ihreo or four men for whom Mrs. Chrlstlaury
I irofessed admiration, and uppials to Mr. Lugen.
ical to savo his daughter's reputation. Tho day
boforo yesterday Mrs. Chrlstlaner and Georgo W.
Halght, of Hartford, were In tno room a short
tlmo during tho progress of the examination.
A Hen Cnpluln Mia-Ins;.
Ithaibccntcported totho pollco that Captain
It, F, Itolllns, or the schooner Emily, now lying at
Slorcnson's dock, foot of Seventh street, has mys
teriously disappeared. Bolllns brought his vessel
from Baltimore laden with coal and began
discharging his cargo at tho wharf. Ho was
last scon allvo about 3 o'clock Monday morn
ing, when ho was observed by tho crow to get up,
dressed In his best clothes, and thoy Imagined ho
hnd gono to Baltimore to seo his wife, who was
sick, flnce then nothing has been seen or heard
of him, Kolllns Is about -11 years old, flvo feet
seven Inches high, with brown hair nnd full
whisker. Tho pollco havo no fuller description
of tho mining man,
Mult fur Diiiungi'.,
James 11. Sproll wont Into Harvey & Holdcii'a
restaurant on the avenue, and replenished Iho
Inner man, nnd tendered in payment therefore a
tJblll, Mr. Holden snld the bill was u counter
feit, and had Sprcll locked up at the Fifth pre
cinct station huuse, but ho was dismissed next
morning when it wns found thnt tho bill wns
good, fprcll than turuod round and entered suit
before Jiutlco Dundy, claiming If lOOdninagcs. Tho
cusu was set for '1 o'clock yesterday, but the plain
tiff withdrew his case, iu itwas found the justice
bad no Jurisdiction.
jesi iiioy nuu 111 urging ineso cases pri
thoroughly was to urine thcnUMu-n
sired It to bo niiir,rr",v?tr'i'!"?-'
wns nu iVHr"V .-", "t " wui mm-
T.....CU ucier.iiiniuitm on t ho nurt nt
DEATH OF THOMAS C. COX,
The Wntrr It-rglalrnt- or llio lltalrlct
Khcfrli of Ilia I-IIYj.
Thomas C. Cox, esq., Water ltcglstrnr nf tho DLt- J?
trlct of Columbia, dlod at Ills residence, nt tho cor-'
ner of Twenty-ninth nnd N streets, yesterday
morning, at 10:13, In the Mth yenr of his njc. Mr.
Cox wns a nntlvo of Gcargctou n, being tho son ol
Joint Cox, who wns rnnyornf thstclly for many
succeeding terms, received his education nt
Georgetown College, nnd resided In thnt ancient
burg the greater part of his llff, with tho excep
tion of a short tlmo spent In Kentucky, lie was
disbursing clerk In the Stato Department for ninny
years, nnd whllo there wns Sent to England by
Secrctnry Sownrd on Important business eoiiucctod
with thnt Department. Ho wns afterward secre
tary to tho lliitlsh-Amcrlcin commission, gon
ornilv known ns "the llluli Joint Cnmml.ulnn."
which met lu this city, nnd ho went lo Europo
with tho commission. Ho wns subsequently a
clerk In tho board ofnudlt for ft time, nnd upon
tho death of Water lleglslrar Luby he was up
pointed nt the special requestor Mr. W. W. Cor
cornuto tho position ho held nt tho time of hi
death. Mr. Cox wns hlnhly esteemed by his many
friends. He was a member of Christ T. E. Church,
having been conllrrnod during tho rectorship of
Iter. W. W. Williams. Ilo leaves a widow and six
children. Ono son, nbout 18 or 10 years of ngo (at
present engaged lu n bnnk lit New York), and flro
daiuihters. lie liHsnaljtcr, Mm. WntklnsAddlson,
and n brother. Mr. Itlehnrd Cox, living In West
Washington. Tlio District Comml8loiiers yester
day adopted npproprlnto resolutions of regret nnd
THE WATER REGISTRAR'S OPHCE.
When Iho Intelligence of tho death of Water
Beglstrnr Cox was known at Iho Dlstilct buildings
yesterday, tho Commbslonors nnd Lieutennnis
lloxle nud Orccno held ft conferenco, nud decided
that tho duties of tho ofllro should bo a-suinod by
Lleutennnt lloxlo until tho return of Major Ly
docker, when a permnmont appointment ol n suc
cessor will bo made. Tho two who nrc moulloned
fir tho posltson nro Messrs. Irwin Mulllcan nnd
t. O. ltoomc. Mr. Mulllc.in hns been the chief
clerk of llio ofllco ever slnco Its establishment, and
during Mr. Cnx's Illness hns noted in his stend. In
fact, ho has been practlcnlly tho Wnter ltcglstrnr
during Mr, Cox's ontlro administration, lie Is
geiuloman of lino executive nblllty, nnd would, if
appointed, mnko a courteous unj efficient olllcor.
tVhstMr. Iloomes qualifications forlhoollico mo
Is not known.
.AiC0,nl,1l1S!,n"". tnectlnjr was held nttho Col.
ored Odd-Tcllows Hnll, Inst night, for tha
numoso or murvinv tii,, nMi.. .,rn...'i. '!,..-.""
fi,a "opubllcjm exceuitro committees lu iudors
Jnfinti 6,.Jln',f?rforrstn'lo; of this city nnd
John 8. YUso for Congressmnn-ot-largo. T.B.ltoss.
colored, presided, nud Joseph Lasl?, white, ncletl
ns secrctnry. Itcsoiutlons approving tho action ol
tlio said committees wero unanimously adopted,
nnd n commllteo appointed to Invito Mr. Windsor
to address tho meciltig. After a short speech br
Mr, .Windsor, n commllteo of throo from each ward
and two at larno, was appointed to present tha
action of tie meeting to Trcsidcnt Arthur. The
meeting then adjourned with thrco chcors for
Windsor and Wise .tl&raiuMa aatttlt.
Colonel David A. Windsor is well known ia this
city, where ho has had oxtensivo building opora.
tlons. Thero is no better man hero or lu Alexan
dria, nnd bo has been ono of tho cncrgctlo leaders
of tho liberal movement In Virginia.
Tliialo nt llio White House Mronnda.
Tho outdoor concorts by tho Marino Band will
coraracuco this nnornpon nt tho Whlto House
grounds. Mr. Johu T. Sousa, tbo conductor of tho
bend, loft for New York lat night, and Mr. Totrola
MiTi uuiuii. ins programme or tho
...uaiu w wu iiviiuuueu is IIS loi OWS:
lunirs. lia nuec. n. (invntii, t.v.iin -...... u.
lection, Bliiio Taylor, Solomons, TGalop', Tram
way, Btrenborg. ' '
Tho Rev. Robert Collyor spoke on Sunday night
In tho church of tho Messiah, Now York, upon
" Emorson." When ho roso to begin his lecture ha
said: "I ece P. T. Barnuru sitting In a back pow ot
this church, nnd I invito him to como forwnrd nud
tako n scat in my family pew. Mr. Itanium al
ways gives me n good scat fn his circus and Iwant
to glvo hi m ns good nono in my church." Mr.
Bnrnum took tho scat amid tho smiles of tho con
gregation. Mr. Colljor then began his lecture,
A llccolrrd Itnilcnt.
They wcro chasing a rat outnt Woodward's Oar
dous tho other day, whon tho bewildered animal
rushed Into tlio noso of an alligator that wns lylug;
nslcep In its house. Tho alligator did not seem to
grapple with Iho situation at first, but pretty soon
ltsuicscd llko a steam whlstlo. nnd iho rmleni
was propelled through two panes of glass and
n baby kangaroo on tho other sfdo of tha
A Iinuycr Convicted.
Tcnroso O. Mark, a lawyer of Lebanon, Ta., was
convicted in tho United States district court In
risjladclphlaof taking a larger feo In tho procure
mentofa pension than tho Inwallows. Murk had
collected n pension of over fl.OOO for Itobecca
Thcll'er, and had retained K78 for his fee, tlio law
allowing but MO. Ho was not sentenced.
JSIinnId Item! it.
Tho fttllclo from The National RErunncAif on
"General Mahono and the Disqualification Ques
tion" may not bo vory comforting to tho Bour
bons, but thoy should read It novcrthelesa, and
the lattor part of, It with great caro nnd attention.
Knot Willi praycr! Itichmond Whig.
Theatrical prices aro being lowered In Ban
Alice Dunnino, Linoard hns gono to Europo for
The Elks of Chicago havo a benefit at llavcrly's
" Tun Tourists " open In Chicago next week.
Old Top Bailey, tho original Vncle Jbm, died in
Philadelphia last week.
Fred. W'arde will support Clara Morris during
her Boston engagement.
Jack Haverly will return from England, by
way of Mexico, lu August,
TiiEHocy-Hardlo Combination are doing Penn
sylvania provincial towns.
Ada Gray has been drawinglnrgo nudlenccs la
Brooklyn to sco her in East Lynue."
Mr. llERNDOtN Morskll Is meeting with da
served success in his Maine concert tour.
ToMrKiNS it Hill, of Boston, havo bought Bus
nach'S now spectacular drama "Siberia."
Miss Clara Srr.NCE lias been engaged for three
years by the Madison Square management.
Lilian Olcott will star next winter In IxidyJtaC'
beth, Jlcatrlce, Viola, Jon, JulM, and lKrlhcnta.
RonsoN & Crane aro taking "Our Bachelors"
nud" Forbidden Fruit" through Pennsylvania.
Madame Julia Hive-Kino; Inaugurated a serlos
of concerts lu Sou Francisco last Tuosday night.
Fritz Eiimet has again becomo virtuous, and
has had packed houses at tho Novelty, Biooklyn.
The Strakosch Italian Opera Company, with
Cannon ana Mlunlo I!auk,!s singing In provincial
Miss Clara Louise Kellooq's engagement wlla
Mr. Whitney has been broken off. Soinclhlngllko
Tonn's OrERA CourANY havo murdered mmlo
lu Chlcaso for two weeks, and avlglluuco com
mlttoo Is talked of.
Brooks & Dickson liavo engaged tho Wyudt.ain
Comedy Company, of London, for twenty-two
wcoks from October 30th next.
Tom Keene, alleged tragedian, closes his so .ton
In Bangor, Me., to-night. Ills Impassioned s np
chowlng has coined money for him this year.
Rhea, at tho termination of tho season, goes to
London to tako lessons from tho same teacher who
coached Adelaldo Ncllson, Sho returns Septem
Erio Bailey and wlfo havo bean playing "Tho
Colonel" (which Is a comedy stolen, boots and all,
from "A Serious Family"), lu Chicago to largo
'Esmeralda" Is still running nt the Mndlsnn
Square Theater, New York, to good houses. The
management propose to coutluuo It on the boards
until fall. .
W. II. Maxwell nnd W. M. W'ood, editors of the
Brooklyn 7irne, have written a piny entitled "Bur
ling & Co.," adapted from Rico & Bcsaut's novel,
"Tho Benmy Side."
It. M, Yo3T,drmallocrItIoof tho St. Louis JYwf.
Ditpatch, has written a sensational society drama,
and it has been pronounced by competent critics
a remarkably meritorious production.
Edwin Booth's daughter Is quite seriously III of
pneumonia at tho Hotel Brunswick, New York,
and her condition may causa her father lo post
pone his departure for Europo until Juno 7.
Anna Dickinson Is playing llamkl In lights In
the uppor part of Now York Stnte, Emily Soldene
has sent her nu offer to act as her premier danttuie
for next season. Why not, A mis. Hninlot ?" " 'TIs
as easy as lylug."
Gimiert and Sui.livan's new opern, founded on
" Tbo Princess," will bo brought out at the Stand
ard Theater October 1 byD'Oyley Caite'i com
pany, Mr. Gilbert will personally direct the re
hearsals here and Mr. Sullivan will direct the first
Bvrnk'b Dramatic Timet unmercifully criticises
Bob Morris' " Old Shlpmntes," brought out nt tha
Fouitceutli-Strcet Theater, Now York, Monday
night. It tnys: "It would bedlfllculUo And In It
n thought, a sonlltaent, or a doUce that has not
been worn threadbare,"
Edwin Boont will pny 3700 per wcok rent for the
Adelpht Theater, Ijiudou, where be bcglui a sea
son In June, He will be iiipporlod by Eleanor
Calhoun, whose debut hero two years since created
such n furore and who ha- recently been studying
with ltyder, the old ttsge elocutionist and trainer
Dragoons do Vlllars, Malllart. 2. Selection, Trova
tore, Verdi. 3. Cornet solo, AiiiiaTolka.Lozendro.
periormcil by Mr. WllllaniJaeger. 4. Wnl tr. Tastoral