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GONE TO MEET "BAB.
The Indiana Bing Broken, the Bing
ham Brothers Forfeit their
RooognlEanoe and the Rest
of them PI sad Guilty and
Throw Themselves on
the "Mercy of the
TI1K PJNGIIAM BUOT1TERS.
HTSICIA.N8 VCTTIITY THAT BYRO. Iä SCVFER
IN "FROM M8NTAL AND fHYSlCAt. rilOSTRA"
TION JOFfN DOW NOT APPRAR AND THEIR
"BAH IS IVKCLARKD FORFEITED.
By 10 otlock yesterday morning larce
number f spectators bad assembled lathe
United States Circcic Coart room, Judge
Grsnhan preskiing.on account ol the ex
pected disposition ot the crooked'" whisky
cases. Judge Gresbam Inquired If the par
' ties were ready lor trial, and Nelson Trus
ter, Esq., district -attorney, eUted that the
1 government waa ready to proceed. Col.
Den by and Gen. Shackleford, representing
John W, Bingham and Gordon B. 'Bing
ham, announced that Gordon R. Bingham
u sick, mat ne oaa necoui insane, auu
was utterly unable to be bene, and stated
that they bad the affidavit of his physician
showine bia condition and ma ut
ter inability to be present. They also
stated that John W. lilnenam had been
delivered ovr to the authorities at St. Louis
by bis kail and was now la custody of the
United States marshal tor the eastern als
1 l AnI nwiniuul tha rnpt fY
cate of the clerk, of the Circuit Court of that
district to that effect. Thereupon the dis
trict atterney Insisted upon the forfeiture ot
the recognisance or both the Kinghams.
Hereupon a warm discussion arose between
Geo. Sbackleford and Col. Denby, counsel
for the Einehams, and District Attorney
Truster and Gen. Thomas hi. lirowo, who
wasaaslnting him in the prosecution of the
eases. The counsel for the de tense iosistec
that bo lorleiiure onght to be taken, es
pecially as to Gordon a. Binrbam, and Gen
Shack kiford Indignantly inveighed
gainst the taking ol a forfeiture
against a man who was a lunatic
and not at all capable of making an allida
vit la his own behalf for a continuance. In
support of bis declaration the general read
tne lollowlog rrom tne pnysicians
conojHeusa mr. btrox bi6HAmV coxdi
The undersigned, a practicing physician
ot Princeton. Gibson county, Ind., and in at
teaance in a professional capacity In oonnec
tion with Dr. J. F. Iloward, of Patoka, upon
Gordon B. Bingham, would state the follow
Ids aa his present condition: Malarial fever
with continued nervous excitement has re
suited in exeat, general and nervous pros
tration. It is my judgment that removal
from his home at this time would aggravate
his condition and endanger his life.
H. E. Munford, M. D.
.State ol Indiana. Gibson County, ss.:
Personally appearing betöre me on this
the 2Utn day ot Novemoer, 7ö, S. E. Mun
ford, whom I certify to be a reputable phy
sician and surjreon or rnnceton. inaiana
wtio, being by me duly sworn, says that the
ioregsing statement is true as be believes.
Witness my hand and fficial seal, No
vember JO, 1875.
W. P. Wsucrkk, Clerk
Gibson County Circuit Coart.
In eonsnltatlon with Mr. S. G. Munford, I
felly coseur In regard to the condition of G.
Ii, Bingham. John F. Howard.
Personally appeared be lore me, Herman
Stermer, a notary public in and far Gibson
county, Indiana, on the 29:b day ot Novem
ber, 1875,Dr. John F. Howard, whom I certlty
to be a reputable physician ot Patoka, In
diana, and who, being duly sworn, says that
tne foregoing la true as he verily believes.
A A ROOM EXT OS THE fcCKSTIOW.
The attorneys for the government con
tended that the proper course was to take a
forfeiture, and that those considerations
pressed by the defendants' counsel would
come np and their sufficiency could be de
termined in an action hereafter to be com-
scenced on the forfeiture of the reoogni
nee. Among other things in the discus
sion. Col. Denbv stated that John W. Bing
ham bad bee a taken to St. Louis without
any connivance upon the part of his conn
BCl, but against their advice. The
counsel for the state admitted that
Byron Bingham waa without doubt
unfit to appear in court. -One -contended
that J. W. could have appeared bad he so
desired, bat insisted that the bond of both
should be sacrificed. To the remark of the
ounsel for the defense that J. W. would
reach the city that evening the government
attorney remarked that he should come in
charge ef a government official on a bench
warrant and not of bis own .volition. The
eocrt waa ttven constrained to declare the
boada of the Brighama forfeited. They (the
bondsmen) were then rormally ad
monished to bring tbe bodies of the Ring
hams into court or forfeit their bonds.
The bodies were not produced in court up
to the hour of adjournment, so it woald
seem that the bondsmen had been salted
down in the amount of f 25,009, whieh, how
ever, may be modified in a measure. Then
the cases of Philip Everwine,ol.Simonsoz,
John JS. Philips, Harrison Miller, David M.
Lewis, George liagan, John F. Crisp,
Christopher Uocoaours, Wm. Sinn fort and
Den a la Killey, were called on the charges of
complicity in defrauding the government in
the collection of revenues, and of receiving
bribes therefor. All ot them had previously
plead not guilty, and all withdrew their
KNTXBED FLEAS OP GUILTY,
throwing themselves on the mercy of the
court. This the most of them did under the
advlee of counsel. Those who had no coun
sel followed those who bad and thus saved
their fees. The court took their pleas under
advisement and said be would give
counsel on either side an opportunity
of miking a statement in behalf of their
respective interests. Theas statements will
probably be submitted to-day, and then,
after due deliberation, the court will pro
nounce sentence. The penalty will not be
.burdensome but rather Inconvenient. From
three months to a year will probably be the
.extent ot their punishment, hardly time
enough to learn a trade at which they
an earn a livelihood without rob
bing the administration of the necessaries
of life. The mn as they appeared before
the bar ot the United States Court could
have been photographed and passed oil on
acredslous public as Grant's third term
cabinet. They were all permitted to enjoy
their freedom on bail until sentence shall
have been pronounced. Crisp and Con
oonour's bondsmen, however, having sur
rendered them to the marshal they soon
succeeded in securing another in the person
Of Wesley Jone, of Gibson county. The
case of James K Hill, deputy collector ol
the first dünner, was called and the de
fendant granted further time to get wit
nesses. His case may go Jo trial In a day or ,
two, though It la doubtful if it is tried at
an. ,.,.- ' ; t ' v . ' ' -" ,
rxitsomrKtt of.thk pasties.
The close observing correspondent of the
Cincinnati Gazette gives the following de
scription of the men t With two - or three
exceptions the file was not prepossessing in
appearance. Miller baa lost one eye, and his
features are shriveled and hard. Riley re
minds one of a bad man in disguise his
elongated countenance, straight b air, meek
eyes, and gray chin whlstera giving mm
the appearance of one of Cromwell's saints.
Crisp is a mercurial, stubby little fellow,
with red hair and whiskers, an i tjoconour
has red eyes whose unsteadiness show that
his present predicament is an embarrass
ing one. Eberwine would not attract
notice if be were not in bad company.
lie (a about thirty years old, combs his
hair low on forehead not remarkable for its
breadth or height, and wears a full set of
whiskers. John W. Bingham, short, heavy
set, with a pox-marked face, so. full that it
must be bloated, la certainly a shrewd super
ior business man, unless his looks greatly
belie him. Ills mouth shows nrmnebs and
decision, and nothing escapes his small,
restless eyes. Ilia brother, Gordon, though
a little taller, is not nearly so heavy, and.
(n a crowd of business men, would not be
selected aa a man possessing more than
ordinary business attainments. Neither of
them look like bad men.
HIHONSOK AND PHILLIPS
are fine-looking men. Both have broad
foreheads, large, full eyes, and heavy
mustaches concealing the month. Phillips
was a major in the 24th Indiana regiment,
and after becoming a veteran was promoted
to a colonelcy, and assigned to Gen. Hovey's
division. For awhile he waa on the gen
eral's staff, and subsequently was made
brigade adjutant under Gen. McGlnnis. His
army friends. Gen. Dan Macau ley. Col. T. If.
Bringhurst, ot Logansport; Gen. Jim lock,
of Huntington, and others speak of him as a
brave soldier and a most courteous gentle
man. At the battle of Champion Hills he
did some excellent figutlo, driving the
enemy before him despite his inferior force.
Simonson was also an officer, and is highly
spoken of by those who knew him. Miller
carried a musket for three years, and Eber
wine bears honorable scars, having lost a
hand antl shoulder at thesiegeof Vicksburg.
The last three (Miller, Simonnon and Eoer
wine) were appointed by Collector Veatch.
The general says all of them were highly
Indorsed as honest, hard-working, faithful
men Miller bringing recommendations
from Major Houghton, of Martin county.
Phillips and Lewis were the appointees o
Gen. Veatch's predecessor, '
BWS FROM TIIKIK HOME.
TheEvansville Journal of yesterday has
the following: Deputy United States Mar
shals Charles ßigelow and J. C. Slaweon, of
Indianapolis, were in town yesterday sum
moning witnesses in the cues which are set
for to-day. There are between fifty and one
hundred witnesses. Messrs. John G. and
George W. Sbanklin, editors of the Courier,
were subcoenaed yesterday to appear be
fore the United States grand jury at Indian
apolis. The summons was issued, we un
derstand, at tne instance ot collector
Veatch, who desires to have them ex
amined upon the subject of the insinuations
in their paper ot late. They will bave the
opportunity to relieve the public breast of
a deal of mysterious mystery in connection
with the charges. Jisx Hill gave bond in
Indianapolis yesterday, iila brother-in-law,
Mr. Williams, of Lafayette, going upon bis
bond. Col. Simonson, P. C. Eberwine,
George Hagan and 8. D. Lewis, all under
indictment, left for Indianapolis yesterday
morning, for arraignment to-day. Last eve
ning a number of witnesses also departed,
and the rest will no doubt leave at nine this
morning. It is conddently expected inof
ficial circles that the Blnghams will enter a
plea of guilty at Indianapolis.
Mr. Geo. W. Shanklin, one of the editors
of the Evansville Courier, last night tele
graphed the following to his paper: Since I
telegraphed you this evening I have re
ceived intelligence which convinces
me that such arrangements will
be made by the counsel and
friends of the Bingham Brothers as will
move them to make a full and complete
statement of such knowledge and irregul
arities In the revenue office at Evansville
as they may have. The probability Is that
it they tell what they know about the entire
business, there will be euch an exposure of
omcial corruption and neglect ot duties as
will astound the truly good In every quarter
of the virtue-loving world. I am inclined
to think that a statement of that kind would
convince every just man that these unfor
tunate men have been the viatlms of a set of
scoundrels, who, protected by the majesty
of the United States government,
that has given them their commissions,
have shamefully made oee of their power to
compel distilleries to pay tribute to many
oftbeCuisars of the kcal revenue depart
ment. ' We shall see after a while whether
there have been millions in Iter net. There
has been another fraud practiced here, I
am informed, that may call for the personal
attention of the Hon. Marshall Jewell. I
will try to inform you to-morrow about it,
but will not do so until I am perfectly sure
of my facts.
Last evening a deputy United States
marshal brought H. E. Snyder, United
States storekeeper, and P. N. Spain, ganger.
from .Patoka, Gibou county, to this
city, under arrest, and they will he
arraigned to-morrow. Tney are chargod
with complicity in toe whisky frauds.
Deputy Ct Hector James Hill, who Is under
arrest, has ascured the services of Wm. P.
Fish back, IS,., as his attorney. There are'
witnesses here from New York, New Or
leans, Daltlmore and many other places.
Among them ere II. B. Hutchinson, .Esq.,
deputy collector, and W. T. Kennedy, Esq ,
of Memphis, Teen.; W. P. Todd, ganger, and
J oka (J. Hyan, wholesale liquor dealer, irom
RASHLY IMPORTUNATE, GOES IKTO TSE
LIQUOR EUCIMBSS WITHOUT A LICENSE AND
OOMES TO Q KIEF TUE TEARFUL TALK THAT
FRAME LATHAM TOLD. -
Mr. Frank Latharr, an athletic but dis
couraged tar heel from the pine forests o!
North Carolina, was called and antied up to
the bar of the court. After expectorating
freely from a roll of stub and twist natural
leaf, he endeavored to explain how it hap
pened that he waa in court charged with
harboring a still without the knowledge
and consent of the government, ne was a
poor Dilzrim. ard bad been bat a short so
journer in the county or uiay wnen ne was
captured. But here is nis teariui narrative,
as unfolded to the crowded court room:
"I worked tor a feller in North Carolina last
winter, and he was peddling whisky in a
wagon. He owed me some money and
would not pay me. and I took his still and
about fifteen gallons of whisky for the debt.
I couldn't dispose of it at home, and when I
came out here I brought it with me. On my
way here x wa? blocked by a land-slide at
Gordonsville, and there Isold my wnisky.
I was told that I could sell the whisky and
make my application lor license afterwards .
Laughter. I didn't ' make ' any whisky
there, but used the atlll for slaughtering
hogs, I had the still put np and was try leg an
experiment. I wanted to soe whöther I
could make wnisky or not. I was told that
If I could make whisky-1 could register toe
still and pay the duty on it. ... j -. .
ORACB, MIBOT JLUD PK ACS.
Deputy District Attorney Holstein re
marked: ' This is a very small affair .. The
prisoner has been . in jail for some four
weeks and has been almost sufficiently
punished. It is a very trivial matter, and I
would suggest that we bs allowed to ex
amine the indictment , before your , honor
parses sentence. ....
The court The offense is a light one, and
the United States can afford to look over
The prisoner If I bave violated the law
I am willing to sutler for It.
The court (to prosecutor.) Nolle the
heavier counts and let him plead guilty to
the lighter ones. He was soon released
with the nominal fine of one hundred dol
lars and was not detained on account of its
non-psyment. This manifestation of mercy
melted the young man and made him take
a new bold on lite. Still he
was not happy. He wanted ' to
make close connection with supper
at bla home In the wild - woods of Clay
county, but he had sore feet and the walk
ing was not good. Sympathizing witnesses
pooled their pocket change and secured J
nis rare to uraz.i. ue was men admonished
to go home, earn money enough to take
him back to North Carolina, where be could
cultivate the nutritious peanut without
licence, and vote the radical ticket without
anybody to molest or make him alraid. He
HOW IT IS MADE.
THE MODUS OPERANDI OF MANCFACTURINO
WHISKY, INCLUDING TRICKING UNCLE SAM
OUT OF HIS SHARE OF THE SWAO.
In connection with this crooked matter
about crooked whhky it would be as well to
endeavor (o make the readers understand
some of the multilarious checks and hedges
thrown around distillers, and to show how
the Bingbans are alleged to bave been able
to defraud the government. WThen any one
ds nires toga Into the.dlstillinir. business a
thorough examination of the promises is
made, and a survey taken; the capac
ity of all the stills and ot the
fermenting vats, and whether it is to be a
boiler beat or furnace distillery are noted,
and, in lact, a completa plat of the building,
different rooms and machinery is made.
The distillery is then registered by its
owner and a bond filed, which covers double
the amount on which they would pay tax
in a mouth. Notice is then given that they
are ready to run. Then the government
assigns them a storekeeper, whose duty it
is to weigh all grain used in the distillery
(tna law allows as the average to be made,
three and a half gallons of liquor to a
bushel of corn); he Keeps a book in which is
registered the number of barrels distilled each
day that go into the warehouse; the store
keeper has keys to everything about the
establishment, pipes, tubs, stills every
thing but the cistern into which the liquor
is run. After the appointment of a store
keeper a gauger is assigned, on request of
the distiller. It Is bis duty to gauge the
liquor and put on a warehouse stamp. This
stamp contains the name of the collector,
gauger and distiller. This stamp is then
cancelled by a brand of wave line3. The
liquor then goes into the warehouse, and
when it goes in it is entered in a warehouse
book kept by a warehouse keeper appointed
by the government, which book shows the
name of the producer, the several numbers
of the package, number of warehouse stamp,
COXT KICTS OF THE BARREL,
both In wine and proof gallons, and the
specific gravity of the liquor. The next
process is that the distiller pays tax on the
liquor, at which time a tax paid stamp is
put on, which shows the name ot the pro
ducer, collector of the district, name of
gauger and date of the stamp, which is then
cancelled jusc as the warehouse stamp was
by a Btencil of waved lines. When the
tax paid stamp is put on, the
head of the barrel Is branded to show
the name of the producer and the
number of the tax paid eta mp
punched out the head. and the
name of the liquor known to the trade
stencilled on. The liquor is then sold to a
rectifier, at which time the producer enters
on a government book the capacity ot the
barrel, number ol stamp, name ot toe liquor
and date ot sale and the rectifier's name.
On the receipt of the liquor by the rectifier
he enters on a government book
the date of the receipt, from
whom received, where located, name of
the inspector, date of inspection, number of
wine and proof gallons, name of the liquor
generally highwines number ot pack
ages, number of revenue stamp and
the number of the tax paid stamp. The
next the gauger gauges that liquor which is
reported on blank No. 57, which shows the
same as the book above mentioned, at which
time form No. 122 (the "dumper,1 so
called from the fact that as the authority by
whieh the rectifier dumps the liquor irom
barrels into the rectifying vats) is made out,
which must agree with the gauger'a report.
The liquor is then poured out into the
rectfier's vat, ia'dumped,"in the)presence of
the gauger whose duty lt;is to se that the
marks and brands on the barrels destroyed,
at the same time the gauger certifies the
"damper' form 122, as having seen the
liquor dumped, barrels emptied and
THE CT AMPS SCRATCHED Of? AND DE
6TROTED. After tbe rectifier draws off -the liquor from
the vats fr the market, be notifies the col
lector of the dktrlct that he has withdrawn
the liquor, and wants a gauger. Tbe collec
tor then issues an order to the gauger on a
form made for that purpose, to go and gauge
the liquor, which is done and a rectifier's
stamp placed on the bead of the
barrel, which stamp shows tbe nameofthe
gauger, number' of gallons, name of col
lector, for whom ganged and tbe date. This
stamp is then cancelled tbe sacae as the
others, at which; time a stencil is put oo,
giving tbe name of the rectifier; at that time
tho wine and proof gallons, anyeuts there
may be, in tbe barrel is then cut on tbe bung
stave, together with the proof of tbe whisky.
The liquor la now entirely out of the hands
of tie government, bat a trace of it is yet
kept, for when tbe rectifier sells
be must keep in a book the name ot tbe
purchaser, and the purchaser must keep In a
book both books open to tbe ofilcers of the
revenue the name of the rectifier from
whom fee purchases. It will be seen by tbe
foregoing that tSte liquor is measured and
guarded irom the corn and mash-tuba to tbe
wholesale dealer, who sells it to tbe retail
man, asvl no fraud can be con
summated without the connivance ot
the government officers. Where tbe
disbenest distiller gets in his work is in
having the g&oger certify on the "dump"
that be has destroyed the stamps, when ha
has not, and in having the storekeeper al
low blm to run Itquorout without its going
into the bonded warehouse. Stamps are
also raised, as, for instance, a stamp for a
ten gallon package is allowed and is raised
to 60 gallons and U3ed.
Charivari tells of a negro named Domingo
in one cf the French colonies, who, epeakiog
of the advantages of tbe Christian religion,
Bald: "There was aticne when I knew noth
log rt God or the devil, but now I know and
love them both."
BUSINESS TOR "BAB
TO EXPLAIN THOSE TELEGRAMS TO
. THE SATISFACTION OF A ST.
- LOUIS GRAND JURY.
THLN08 LOOKISO BLUB AN AZUKK HUB
WITHOUT ANY ENCHANTMKNT THE PREal
3 MSTWIlt PROBABLY HOT INTIKFUI II
The St. Louis special of the Chicago Tri
bune of yesterday says both the government
prosecutors and the grand Jury are ex
tremely reticeht in regard to tbe condition
of Gen. Babcock's case. It has been ascer
tained, however, that a portion of the tele
grams lately made public bave been in
possession of the grand jury for a long time,
and that active means have been in progress
for come time to obtain additional evidence
bearing on his apparent connection with the
riog. Tbe positive announcement by Gen.
Henderson in open court that tbe prosecu
tion expected to connect Gen. Bibcock
with the vb:Kky ring was held by everybody
to be equivalent to a statement that evi
dence 1 ad been eecured sufficient to justify
b's indictment. It is known to several that
the authorities at Washington bave been
apprised dally of tbe situation and develop
ments, and that the tenor of tbe instructions
constantly returned have been to probe
j everything to tbe bottom, but be sure of
t grounds before taking public action. It baa
been ou account of the gravity of the case
and these repeated cautions that public ac
tion in Bibcock's case has been so long de
layed. Those who have known ot ,
THE EXCEEDING CARS BXERCISED
in the matter by tbe government attorneys
and grand Jury attach peculiar significance
to the unequivocal declaration of General
Henderson. The dispatches of Babcock to
Joyce refer to three d sMnct moves azaicst
the St. Louis whisky ring, one when an
Investigation by tpecial nzents ai contem
plated, one whea an order transferring
McDoca'.d and Joyco to Philadelphia
was Issued, and one when the suspicion of
the ring were flist excited la regard
to the late effective raid. The "Sylph"
dispatches are understood to be Eabcock's,
and tbe one signed "Grit" from Joyce. The
latter, it will be remembered, refned to dU
Close the real name of bis correspondent,
".Sylph." The dispatch signed "Grit" was
sent by Joyce to Babcock the day the ring
In St. Louis received intimations which
caused It to believe that a hostile movement
of some kind wai on foot. The language
of this telegram, asking Babcock to
"CRUSH OUT ST. LOUIS' ENEMIES,"
or in other words, to prevent the pending
raid on the whisky thieves, is regarded
here as a strong proof that Babcock'a rela
tions with the ring were of the most inti
mate chai acter, eise Joyce would never
have dared to telegraph the president's
private secretary asking bim to Interfere
in favor of a ring that was defrauding the
government. Tbe understanding here Is
that the president has been made folly ac
qnatnted from day to day for the last Bix
weeks with every feature of the case as de
veloped against his secretary. It is also
said that be has, from the first, declined to
interfere, and, wolle believing that Gen.
Babcock would in tbe end be able to ex
plain all things satisfactorily, be has uni
formly said that he desired every guilty par
ticipant in these frauds discovered and pun
ished. It is fully expected ttat Gen. Bat
eock will be arraigned here for trial without
further delay than tbe caes already ar
raigned will cause. A report bas been in
circulation ever since 2 r. m. to-day to tbe
eneci mat ue. uaococK has been indicted
by tbe grand jury. Ever since the intro
duction of the Baccock dispatches, day be
foie yesterday and yesterday, there has
been a general public expectation that be
would be indicted, and, therefore, do very
great sensation has been created by the ra
mor. Tbe truth of tbe rumor has not yet
beeu ascertained, but it is certain that tbe
grand fury fcai reported none. The court
was in session only a short time to-day. and
the jary did not make its appearance before
adjournment. Your correspondent has ex
bausted every effort in
OETTTSa TO IHK BOTTOM OF TBK RUMOR.
Its origin seems to have been a remark
made during the day by District-Attorney
Dyer with reference te the Babcock tele
gram. He remarked tha; tbe dispatches
were not obtained until Sunday night, and
mat tceir existence was entirely unknown
to bim, and that, if it had been, be would
bave eecured Babcock'a indictment long
ago, and that his case has met with the con
sideration it demanded. This remark,
taken in connection with his significant man
ner, was regarded as a virtnal admission that
the jury had acted on the matter and found
a true bill. Col. Dyer refused to be Inter
viewed further. The most that can bo said
of it is tbat tbere is a general belief that an
Indictment has been preferred. It is more
than probable that tbe lact would be known
In Washington before it would be an
nounced here, as the capias for Babcock'a
arrest would be sent there and served. The
first positive information of Avery's indict
ment came from Washington, when he was
arrested. A rumor is also In circulation
that Babcock will start for St. Louis to-day,
having telegraphed a friend here to that ef
fect. CROOKED COCKTAILS.
What It Costa to Make Them.
A BAD BUoINESS.
THB LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN THE CROOKED
WHISKY CASKS THE STATUS OF THB GOV
ERNMENT SUITS AN INTERVIEW WITH
VEATCH "MUM" IS THE WORD WITH
BINGHAM MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS.
. A Sentinel reporter had an Interesting in
terview with Gen. Veaeh, the lately re
moved collector of internal revenue of the
Evansville district, last evening, and re
ceived an insight into the causes of his re
moval that are not generally known.
General Veach said that he bad
for some time been aware of
an effort on tbe part of some of "tbe ring"
at Evansville, aa he designated
tbem, to remove him, and had
telegraphed to Washington and , re
ceived the ssscrance of tbe authorities there
that be should -be allowed to complete his
investigation ot tbe frauds in bis district;
and, acting npen that assurance, be bad
steadily pursael his investigation. About
tbe time that the trials were to come on,
which would show his efficiency in the dis
trict, came tbe onfer for a consolidation of
the Evansville, Terre Haute and Indian
apolis revenue districts, whieh threw
Gen. Ve.V?h out of his district, the
Evansville, and Geo. White out of the
Terre Haute district, making Mr. Baggs, of
Indianapolis, tbe collector for the consoli
dated district. Upon a knowledge of this
cocsolldatlon reaching tbe well trained po
litical ears of Gen. Morton C. Hunter he at
once took Gen. White by the collar and con
veyed him to Washington, and by virtue of
Gen. Hunter's intimate acquaintance with
President Grant be interceded with the
president fjr the retention of White,
and tbe facts belog daily developed tbat of
ficer after officer in Gen. Voach's employ
were being indicted, and Gen. Veacb, being
bo Industriously eugsved in tbe persecution
of the very same officers cited, having
NO TIM K TO MAKi; AN APPiAt,
for himself, Gen, Hunter bad the order
for tho consolidation of the three dls-I
J tricu so -modified : - aa - - to retain
I Gen. White as collector ,fcr the two
districts' embracing the1 'Evansville and
Terre Haute, with headquarters at Terre
Haute, and retaining Gen. White as collec
tor. A great number of prominent gentle
men from Indianapolis telegraphed to the
department at Washington, urging
Gen. Veatch's retention, " but no at
tention was paid to them and Gen.
Veatch steps down and out under
very embarassing circumstances, but to
judge from appearances be will be offered
the position ol deputy collector, with head
quarters at Evansville; that is if the Evans-
villians will keep still, and not talk too
loudly against the beneficence of the grrat
civil service of the government. Gen. Veatch
says that be is in no man's way politically,
and under no circumstances will "be be a
candidate for governor. and can
not imagine why he is so
summarily removed. He intimates that
Gen. Hunter is a politician and maybe a
candidate for congress, to be vindicated, and
es Gen. White is in bis district be may ask
bis support as a remuneration at tbe next
election. John W. Bingham, of whom
was expected great - revelations incul
pating a number of high offi
cials, who was before the United
btates grand lory yesterday, emphatically
stated that Gen. Veatch had done nothing
to bis knowledge to warrant any imputa
tion cf dishonesty to him or com
plicity with frauds. It was rumored
tbat Gen. Veatch had been beeu in
dicted by tbe grand jury, but there is no
foundation of fact in the report. If Gen.
Veatch is indicted it will not be by tbe testi
mony of Mr. Bingham, but by those who
were under Gen. Veatch, and who bave al
ready been proven guilty of deceiving him
and basely violating bis confidence.
bsfore tbe grand Jury yesterday can not be
fully tcid without a violation of confi
dence, but this much can be said tbat there
will be a cracking among the tall timber be
fore long. While Bingham does not impeach
Gen. Veatch's honesty or implicate him in
tie fraud), what te told leads In a high
direction, acd to take the words
of a grand juror, No one
knows where the thing will stop."
Henry Clay Ely, raid to be the editor of the
Holy Ghost, a sacrilegious paner, who is the
main man in a wholesale liquor house tbat
is said to have dealt in the crooked,
was before the grand jury yesterday,
and excited the wonder of attorneys
and jurymen. His honse bandies
upwards ot a million dollars worth of liquor
a year, and one side of the bouse is said to
toßtraight and tbe other "crcoked," but
nothing has ever been found to warrant
their indictment for complicity in the
frauds. Ely, who looks like a lad of nine
teen, but is older than he look,
asked more questions tlaa were
asked of him, and he was allowed to take
up the innocent line ot bis travel to the
holy city ol Chicago, where his testimony is
needed. He has been at Milwaukee, St.
Louis and Indianapolis, and now finishes
up his tour of testimony at Chicago. From
what could be learned of tbe action of the
grand jury Veacb is unseal hed, so is Mr.
Partridge, but McGriffis under a cloud.
It is now stated tbat Judge Drummond,
United States circuit judge, whose circuit
composes the states of Wisconsin. Illinois
and Indiana, will be here on the 7th inst.,
and may be called upon to sentence the
prisoners in tbe whisky cases.
H. B. Snyder yesterday withdrew his
plea of not guilty, and plead guilty in the
whitky ring operations.
HOW HILL'S CASE IS CONSIDERED AT HOMK.
The Evansville Journal of yesterday has
the following: Detective J im Hill is charged
with receiving hush money, and it is said
that it will be proven that he received a
regular payment of S150 per month lor being
blind to the movements ot ' the
ring $100 per month from the
Ringhams and $50 from Kingston.
It is intimated tbat Kingston and BiDgr am
will testify to this. Ou the other baud tbe
revenue men are firm in the belief that Hill
is lnnoeent. After notice bad been received
of Hill's being accused here, General Veatch
suspended bim from the service last Friday.
He informed Hill tbat indictments would
probably be returned azainst him, and ad
visod bhn to get bis friends ready lor bail
and to stand by him. The next morning
a bench warrant and a deputy
marshal arrived in this city for
bim, but he bad disappeared. Mr. narry
Veatch advised the deputy to telagraph to
Indianapolis if be felt nneasy and have Hill
stepped. A deputy was tonsequeutly de
tailed to meet Hill at the depot, but'failed
to recognize bis man, and retnrned to the
marshal's ofilce in despair, to find tbat Hill
had given himself up to the marshal. Be
fore he left this zity he pledged himself by
everything sacred to Gen. Veatch that he
Rossi has played three Shakespearian
parts in Paris Othello, Hamlet and Lear.
His support is said to be very indifferent,
and the English auditor can not reconcile
himself to the "II povera Tom ha freddo,"
Instead of "Poor Tom's tvcold."
A FORTUNE FOR $1.
lliw4bT aathorttr of n Art of th L.(i.Wintrr.
Tickets SI Each, 6 for $5. o cbauc n tn?t
$250000 in Prizes. Capital Prize $SO.OOO
6th Extraordinary Drawing.
1 Cash Prize of IOOoo
1 Cash Prize of 50,000
XCasli Prizeof 23,000
1 Cash Prize of 20,000
51,025 Cash Prizes amounting to $350,000
1 b Or extraordinary lrau log- wu m4dd orrr bj Col.
PirrH-k, lreVl Board of 1 redo. Second liy Go". Jamra. Third,
iff Tii-lu-t lloldxr Footh ly Ctlr. CiaBity , and täte offiriali
nd thi- Fifth br iwoni CommtMofMre Kxtraordtnarr offer'
20 Chance for C I O. tavtmr balance to b drdaotod
rrvm iTUr in um Iimtiu. Apants Wanted u i
Pit- For full partta'gr and Ortolan. Addrcwtba Manager,
J. M. OATTEC LamtrilÄ Cltv. Wvomine.
SHERIFF'S SALE, By virtue of a certified
copy of a decree to me directed, from the
Clerk of the Superior Court of Marion County,
Indiana, in a cauHe wherein Josephine De tray
is plaintiff, and George II. McKee et al. are de
fendants, requiring meto fell tbe several lots
therein and hereinafter described for the pur
pose of making out of each of said lots 199,198,
17, 19, lw&. 14 and li the ram of ninety -seven
dollars and eighty eeuta, and Interest from the
date of judgment in said cause and two other
installments aa provided for in said decree and
the eosts as chargeable anainat each of said lots,
IwlU expose at puulto sale, to the highest bid
MONDAY, the 27tb day of December, A. D.
between the hours of 10 o'clock a. v. and 4
o'clock p, m. of said day, at the door of the Court
Ii ose of Marion oounty, Indiana, the rents and
S refits for a term not exceeding seven years, of
ie following real estate, to-wit:
Lacs numbered one hundred and ninety-nine
ilttl. one hundred and ninety-eight 119s, one
inndredand ninety-seven 1197, one hundred
and ninety-six f 196), one hundred and ninety
five t lväl, one hundred and nluety-four 11)41. and
one hundred and ninety-tnreo (193) la w. J.
Davis's Sugar Grove addition to the city of
Indianapolis, In Marlon county, Indiana.
If the rents and profits of any of naif lots will
not eil for a sufficient sura to Katisfy tbe debt so
chargeable to said lot, with interest and Its hhae
of the costo, 1 will, at the same ilmennd place,
expose to public aale the lee simple of such lots,
or so much thereof as may be be sufficient to pay
such debts, interest and costs.
Saidsale will be made without any relief
whatever from valua ion cr apprairement laws.
tsberid" of Marion county.
November SO, A. D. lh75.
Gordon, Unow & Lam is, Att ye. for ri'ff.
- . SHERIFF'S BALXS
ITKKXms SALE. By vtrtae of a erUCd
I copy of a decree to me directed, from tbe
erk of the Kapertor Court of Marien county.
Indiana, In a cause i wherein the Capusi
City Planing Mill Company la plaintiff. And
Margaret Wirts et al. are defendant, requir
ing me to make the sum of one hundred aud
forty-three dollars and sixty-three ce a ts,ln favor
of plaintiff', the further nam of flfty-HKht dollars
In lavor of defendant Henry lepptr, and aJwo
the sum of thirteen dollars and twenty-five
cents in favor of the defendant, Williaul II.
Gardner, with interest on said decree and cot,
I will expose at public sale, to tbe highest bid
der, on i
SATURDAY, the IStb day of December,
A. D. 1875, '
between the hours of 10 o'clock A. ft. and 4
o'c ock P. X., of said day, at tbe dvr of tbe
court boue of Marion county, Indiana, the
rents and profits for a term not excedin seven
years, of the following real estate, to-wit: . ci
Lot number forty, 40, in J. II. Kappas and
Fr'nk's subdivision of the northat part of the
southwest quarter of section nnoiber thirteen,
IS, range three, 8, In township fifteen, 13, in Ma
rion county, Indiana.
If such rents and profits will not sell for a suf
ficient sum to satisfy said decree. Interests and
costs, I wUl, at the same time and place, expose
to public sale the fe simple of said real
estate, or so much thereof as may be Butliclent
to discharge said decree, Interests and costs. ,
Said sale will be made without any relief
whatever from valuation or appraisement lavs.
Sheriff of Marlon county.
November 23, A. D 175.
Wm. W allack, Att y. for Flff. nov2l-Ct
SIIEKIFfM SALE hy virtue olacertitrd
copy of a decree to me directed, from the
clerk of the Superior Conrt of Marion oounty.
Indiana, in a cause wherein Itavid
M. Young: Is plaintiff, and Erasmus Wood
worth et al. are delendants, requiring me to
make the sona of thirty-seven hundred and
nlntty-nve ddars. with interest on said de
cree and cov, I will expotse at public sale, to
the highest bidder, on
SATURDAY, the 18th day ol December,
between the hours of It) o'clock A. it. and 4
O'clock P. M. of said day, at the door of tha Orur
Bouse of Marlon county, Indiana, Ui6 rents and
profit for a term not exceeding seveu year, of
the following real estate, to-wit:
Lots numbered one (I), two (2), three"("'j, roiir
(4), and five 5 In I'arvin'B sabdivMon of lo:s
numbered oue 11 and two 2, In Naltner's sub
division of lota numbered one 1, two (21 and
three in block ix teen lib) in Drake's ad-
ditloulothe city of ladianapolls, in MaUcn
county, Indiana. v
If such rents and profits will not sell for a tnffl
Clent sum to witlhfy said decree, Interests aud
costs, I will, at the same time and plp.w, expoe
to public sale the fee simple of said real estate,
or so much thereof as may be suüicit-nt to (.tis
charge said decree, Interests aud costs.
Said sale will be made without any relief
whatever from valuation or appraisement laws.
ALBERT REISEN ER,
Sheriff of Marlon count y.
November 1, A. D. 1S75.
Harrison, H. & M., Attya. for ri'ff. nov2l-ot
!HIIi:kii fn sai.k. Bv virtueof an execu
tion to me directed, from the clerk of the Civil
Circuit Court of Marion countv, Indiana, I w'U
expose at public sale, to the highest bidder, on
SATURDAY, the lS:b day of Decfcinbor, a,
between the hours of 10 o'clock a. ar. and 4
o'clock p. m. of said day, at the door of the Court
House of Marlon county. Indiana, tbe r?nU and
proilts for a term not exceeding seven years of
the following real estate, to-wit.:
The northeast quarter of pection fourteen, H,
in township seventeen, 17, north cf range two, 2,
east, in Marion county, Indiana,
And on failure to reaUre tbe full amount of
Judgment, interest and costs, I will, at tbe same
time ana place, expose at puDiic saie tne iee
simple of said real estate.
Taken as the property of Nathan W.Fitz
gerald (replevin bail) at the suit of John H.
Stewart, for the benefit of P. A. Leevcr, as-
Haid aale wUl be made without any relief
whatever Irom valuation or appraisement laws
Hhertffof Marlon oounty.
November 2S, A. 1)., 1876.
A. F. Dknxt, Atty. for Leever. novC4-3t
SHERIFF'S HALE. By virtue of a certified
copy of a decree to me directed, from the
Clerk ot the Superior Court of Marlon county,
Indiana, In a cause wherein Gustavus H. Vow
is plaintiff and Wiley Uazzard et al. are de
fendants, requiring me to make the sum of
five hundred and eighty-eight dollars (second
installment), with Interest on said decree and
cost, I will expose at publio sale to the highest
MONDAY, the 27th day of Dacoraber, A. D.
between the hours of 10 o'clock A. v. and 4
O'clock P. M. of said day.at the door of tbe Court
House of Marlon county, Indiana, the rents
and profits for a term not exceeding seven yars
of the following real estate, to-wit:
Lot No. twelve 12: In James VanP.Iarier.in 's
subdivision of outlot numbered fourteen (14 1 In
the city of Indianapolis, except seventy-five
7- feel off thee!t end, conveyed to the Wood
burn Sarvern Wheel Company, in Marlon
county, Indiana. '
If such rents and profits will notftelt for a suffi
cient sum to satisfy said decree, Interests and
costs, I will, at the rame time and place, ex
pose to public sale the fee simple of Bald real
estate, or so much thereof as may be sutticUn t
to discharge tald decree, interests aud costs.
Said sale wUl be made without any relief
whatever from valuation or appraisement laws..
Bherltr of Marion county.
NOV. 30, A. a. 1875.
Voss & S At ty a. for Plff. decl-ot
SlIEItla-'F'M K ll.i:.-By virtue of an execu
tion to me directed, from the Clerk of the
Civil Circuit Court of Marlon county, Indiana,
I wUl expose at public sale, to the highest bid
MONDAY, the 27th day of December,.
between the hours of 10 o'clock A. w. and i
o'clock p. X., of said day, at the door of the
Court House of Marion county, Indiana, tbe
rents and profits for a term no. exceeding seven
years, of the following real estate, to-wit:
Lot number ten, 10, In Hendriek's subdivis
ion of the west part of out-lot number nluety
nine, v, in the city oi Indianapolis, Marion
And on failure to realize the fall amount of
judgment, interest and costs, I will, at the same
time and place, expoee at publio sale the fee
simple of said real estate.
Taken as tbe property of William McOorrnick:
at the suit of Joseph Fitzgerald.
Said sale will be made without any relief
whatever from valuation or appraUemeatlawi.
Sheriff of Marion county.
November 30, A. D. 1875. Dtl-3t
II ANNA K K!f EFLIR, Att'S for pl'ff. '
OHEKIFF SALE By virtue of a certified
O copy of a decree to me directed, from the
clerk of the Superior Court of Marion connty,
Indiana, in a cause wherein Amaaa Stone," Jr.
and other are plaintiffs and Leoaldaa i. Uyneaa
and ethers are defendants, requiring me to make
the sum of one thousand one hundred and
twenty-five dollars and fifty-nine cents, with
interest on said decree and cer, I will expose
at public sale, to the highest bidder, on
MONDAY, the 27th day of December, A. D.
between the hours of 10 o'clock A. m. and 4
o'clock p. k. of said day, at the door of tne Court
Honse of Marlon county, Indiana, the rents and
profits for a term not exceeding seren years, or
the following real estate, to-wlt:
The south east half (K) of lot number one
hundred and seven 11071 in Amaia Htone, Jr.,
et si's, subdivision of ontlots numbered ninety
six (9H), ninety-seven 97,ninety-U;hU!,andthe
fton i h half ( of outlot numbered ninety-one
91 1 In the City of Indianapolis, as recorded In
plat booknnmber onei vg et. iiand m
In the recorder's office of f aid Marien county,
situate In Marlon county, Indiana.
If such rents aud profits will not sell for a suf
ficient sum to 8atisty said decree. Interest and
costs, I will, at the 6ame time and place, expose
to public sale tlie fee felmple of said real estate,
or bo much thereof as may be sufficient to dis
charge said decree, interests aud costs.
Raid talo will be made without any relief
Whatever from valuatioa or ap jriisemeutlaws.
ALLERT REISEN ER,
Sheriff of Manou coun ty.
Nov. 30, A. D. 1875.
ClIArMAP, liAMMQUDAIlARKIS, Attys. for pl'CS.