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VOL. XV. NO. 103.
PHILADELPHIA, TUESDAY, MAY 2, 1871.
DOUBLE SHEET THREE CENTS.
Forgeries in Lynchburg, Va.
Accident to a Pittsburg Lawyer.
ANOTHER RESPECTABLE RASCAL.
Forgeries by a Prominent Merchant of
Tie Lynchburg Virginian of Friday last '
''Cjuite a sensation was created yesterday In
Tmsiness circles by the detection of several
forgeries by a former prominent merchant of
this city, who has been largely connected with
the trade of Lynchburg for several years, and
who has occupied a high position as a reliable
hueiness man. We allude to Jir. Ambrose 11.
Woodruff, late of the firm of Woodruff Co.,
proeers and commission merchants. It seems
that on Sunday lat be left the city, ostensibly
to be gone a lew days on some private business.
Two or three days afietwards his brothers were
surprised nt receiving a letter frora him
announcing briefly his purpose to sail
for Europe, never to retnru. No cause was
aligned. This information pave rise to suspi
cions which resulted in the discovery that
before leaving be had perpetrated a number of
forgeries, the full extent of which has not yet
come to light. It is kuowu Unit most, if not
all, the banks and brokers of the city are suf
ferers in various amount, ranging it is said
from $1500 up to iC-000. We have heard also
of three or four private parties who were de
frauded in the aggregate to the extent of pro
bably $10,000. Tbere may Le others in alike
predicament, and most probably are. As far as
known the forgeries will, we "suppose, mount
np to something like $20,000, aud they may
exceed these figures. The father-in-law of
Woodruff, Mr. George T. Pleasants, of Amherst
county, is the party whose, name is forged."
The Lynchburg 'Hepublica n of Saturday says
with regard to the forgery: "The extent of tie
loss to ttie community cannot jet be given with
acv degree ot accuracy, aim is variously esti
mated at from 450,000 to 70,000. Mr. Wood
ruff had in his hands a very large estate, belong
ing to the heirs ot the late Samuel Miller, the
bulk of which was in bonds. What disposition
he made of this estate is as yet unknown, aud it
may turn out that his securities are the heaviest
losers ef nil. The names oftenest used without
authority are, we are informed, those of Messrs.
George "T. and John W. Pleasant, but the
amount for which their fcignalures have been
used is as yet only a matter of conjecture.
There was great commotion in business circles
when the tact ot these operations became
known, und the wildest rumors as to their ex
tent weie circulated.
Death of a PromllM Yoimj Lawyer of
PlttKhiirg ruder liist replug Cli euiii
etuiiccs. The FiUsburg Commercial of yesterday
Between H and G o'clock yesterday morning
the body of a man was faund in Lamb's coal
yard, at the West Pennsylvania KaUroud cross
ing. The night police removed tbo body to the
Maj'or's oftico, where, upon Investigation, it was
discovered to be that of K. E. Patter.on, Eq.
The place whore the accident occurred is a
complete "man-trap," and could not be better
arranged for killing or crippling people had it
been constructed expiesbly for that purpose.
The coal yard is in the canal basin, aud is at
least fifteen feet below the grade of the street.
Bctwteu the railroad track and Laoiu'6 coal
office there is a space of about fifteen leet.
where formerly it appears there was a flight of
stairs leading down to the coal yard, aud a turn
stile had been placed at the entr ceto-the
steps. Some mouths since the sUirs or steps
were removed, leaving a precipice of about
fifteen feet' on the f turnstile left la its place for
the purpose, apparently, ot inducing people to
Walk into the trap; and from the position of the
body or Mr. ratterson when discovered, it is
quite evident that be fell over just at this point;
and upon inquiry it appears that this is the
fourth accident which has occurred there wLbin
a year, one man having a leg fractured tana two
others having been levereiy injured.
Mr. Patterson was at the Academy of Music
Saturday evening, aad at the close of the enter
tainment accompanied, a yoang lady acquaint-
as ce to her residence on Mockton avenue,
where he remained but a few minutas befare
leaving for home, eo that the accident probably
eccurrcd between eleven and twelve o clock,
and it is the opinion ot the physician who ex
B arnined the body that the injuries woald produce
Mr. PuUtron was one of the most talented
youncroea at the Piitsbnrg bar. He was a hard
student, and by close alteation to business had
secured a very lucrative practice. He was about
thirty years of age at the time of his death,
was a man ot excellent character, and was
blghly respected by all members of the profes
sion in this city.
A STRANGE REVELATION.
Gottgchalk, the Plaulst The Cause of Ilia
Ever since the sudden prostration of Louis M,
Gottschaik, the eminent American pianist and mu
aical composer, in the midst of a graud concert
which he was giving in mo Janeiro, Nov. 25, is9,
there have been current in tbat city floating ruoiors
that this and nis death on Deo. is, following, were
the result of some loul plav.
A genteman who has recently arrived frm Rio
Janeiro gives tn account both ol the various runrurs
whica nave obtained some decree or credence anil
also of what appears to be tae true story as he
learned it, just tn iore his departure, from Dr. Save-
riauo, the phjsician who atuuded (iotiscuaia in his
last hours. The saiiteegentleinae. had also obtained
corroborative information iroio fririuin, wiio accom
panied the nuuiiKt as a sort of major-domo, npon his
teur JU tirazu. n wan ucimveu oy many iriat trott.
chalk, vt ho.-a amorous art ventures were numerous,
whs the vhtiiu of some ieaious hus;aud or lover.
Ike siories spreed tbat tne immediate cause of
his deal h ws a ulow upon the hack f rnt a '-saud-
foH." a deadly we&nou used bv Brazilian assassius.
The lnttruuit-nt la a small sack tightly tilled with
sand, and suspended at the end of a cane. The
etleci or a blow from it. usually given upon tne back,
is almost alvf at s fatal, ttiotiKh lue injuries received
IO not luiiy develop themselves fur dais or even
weeks afterwards. (Jottttclialk htiuiself said very
little of the causes of his prostration, aud, H is
thiuii tit, hardly realized their nature. TlteexpU
nation staled to have been given by Dr. Sevenauo
is r b follows:
Oottschalk sent his ag'nt, Finnin, to San Paulo,
which is sixteen hours by ra l from Klo Janeiro, ami
is the beat of a cuu-ge for y nng mea, t muka ar
rai'en enU lor a concert. The college boys, uuing
nnuMiHliy irolichoiuc, lutlti ted many annoyance
upon Firiuin, and attempted to practice liia aiiue
optu uoioenaik, oo his ai rival ul tui'iay of tie
concert. Uotischalk became lujcn eunured, and
drove the tn tbeuuti ra out of tho room where toe
Mheuib eu ari.uud blin, cauiii some of them to vow
rtvei pe upnii liim. That ii'ctit, as ne was ittavlns; ihe
place wlietellieconctrt was hela.he was ht " H lu tnu
bae.k by some unknown persou with a sand-bjf. He
ni.n inomtLifriiy Kiuiined, but pj.-d on, and soon
returnee to Kio Janeiro, lie complained from that
time, however, of au oppression in his cheat, wbicn.
It now appears, was caused by a loosening of me
ligaments of the luufs, from the cgly blow ot lho
Band-bar. An abscci wfta foruied iu the back part
of his ehest. as was ascertained upon Mintritm
examl'jatioh, aud it w.a doubilesn tlie break.tnj of
Una abseiss which ctoused his prostratiou in th
Uinlbtc f his laat concert. Ulsueaiu soon followed,
and ntt Dceouriti d for. nrou the p(-inaru ex.
ainlnatU'n, by the discovery of what was anprentiy
cancerous formation la oae of the lunv 'I'Ue
B.i.i.s of lh ca, i.uvti luty Uiy at tk Urn
have been anSMr.twon, wr husiiad up; aad it it
only liy the recent eiKlanaiiens of tae puyaioiko. aad
of Virmln that any correction ef uuUin rumors
kaa heeu oflered.
TO-DAY'S CABLE HEWS.
Prussia and France.
Tho Civil War Must be Slopped.
Restoration of the Regency.
A Kaval Officer Murdered.
Fenna. and C. and A. Ilailroads.
Tho Loaso not Consummated.
Etc., Etc., Etc., Etc.
by associated tress. I
Exclusively to The Evening Tckyraph,
Prussia Tlirrnten to luterfcrc to Stop the
briueii l tvll War.
Beulin, April 30. An Imperial Council was
held to-clay to consider the situation of Paris.
Prince Bismarck was present. It was agreed to
notify the Versailles Government that a further
limited period will be allowed for the restora
tion of authorit', the enforcement of order and
the fulfilment of tho treaty stipulations, after
which Germany will take an independent action
to establish law and order in Paris. The
despatch will emphasize the wish of Germany
not to entcrfere in the internal and political
affairs of Frnnce, but will add that such inter
minable civil war originating In revolution and
characterized by disgraceful excesses cannot
longer be tolerated, for the moral and material
interests of Germany, as well as those of the
whele of Europe, are sufferinc;.
Gennauy to Reetorc the Regency,
Trivatc reliable information lead to ths be
lief that it is the intention of Germany to re
store the regency, as the next legitimate Gov
ernment, In tbe event of the Versailles Govern
ment being unable to enforce Uh authority.
Tlie Proponed Surrender of Fort d'lsxy.
Versailles, Monday Night, May 1 Fort
d'Issy proposes surrendering. The Government
troops now surround the fort. Hostages are
demanded by General F ron as a guarantee that
the fort will not be mined, and threatens if it
bo blown np that the garrUon will be shot.
Sixty thousand men are ready at Reuil to make
an attack on Paris.
Fort d'Issy Is In Rnhu
and the village evacuated. It is understood that
the fort has been undermined, and when the
Vers lilies troops enter it ii to be fired. Gene
vllliers has been evacuated by the Versailles
troops by order of the Prussian commander.
Mezy, Governor of Issy, has been arrested.
The Jouruul La Pulx
has ordered the inhabitants of Neullly to
evacuate the place within twenty-four houra.
The canse of
General Clueeret'e A r rent
was the abandonment of Issy, for which he is
partially blamed. The battery at Porte Ternes
ia.dismounted. It is also reported that General
Dosabrowiki has been arrested.
How tbe luturgentaKeep Vp the Spirits of
London, May 2. The Times' Versailles spe
cial says that the insurgents at Nenilly are them
selves throwing petroleum shells into Paris to
keep np the indignation of the populace against
the Versailles Government. The people are led
to believe that they come from the lines of the
army of the Assembly.
The Reds have been snccessful in
The Election at Ie Mans
the Daily Aews 'special from Versailles says
that Marshal MacMahon sent a column of 25,000
troops against the insurgents who were making
a sortie by way of Choisy le Hoi.
A Great Huttle Ik Eipected T-morrov.
A new army, for the reinforcement of that
enveloping Taris, is being formed at Anrerre.
Paris, May 1, Evening, via London, May 2.-
Tfce Hereil announces that the
Vcrsallllst have Attacked Fort d'Issy,
and were repulsed. Tbe workmen who were
sent from Paris last nilit had uuppiked the
guns in the fort, which was thereby enabled to
make an effective resistance. The bombard
ment of Forts Vauvres and Montrouge is con
tinued. There was an engac;emint before
Hautes-Bagueui to-day, and a general action is
expected this evening.
The Versallli.ts are Dally Gaining
ather despatch says the reeccuaation of
Fert d'Issy by the Communists is again contra
aicted, ai d it is said that the fort is eutirely de
serted. A force f 15,000 National Guards car
ried the Versaillist barricade in the lower part
of the village of Issy after an engagement.
The UoiiUtur says: It is rumored that
General Pomhrowskt and Ills Staff veere
by the Aisemblylsts at Aiuicres.
The Germans lu Louden.
London, May 2. The German residents la
Loadoe celebrated the return of peace by a
The London Post aunounces that the
it still suffering from rheumatic pains.
Versailles, May 2. The Clamirt Railway
Station was captured last nizht by chasseurs at
ths point of the bayonet.
Three Hundred Iueurgeuts were ICtllcd
The Chateau of Itsy, the defense of which
the lnsargeats had temporarily abaudoned, was
timaltaaeously attacked by tare regiaitaU of
! Versailles troops. Three hundred Communists
I were ftiuad La ike apposed deserted castle, who
nrrendered to the assailants, and will arrive
her to-day as prisoners of war.
who Is now here, is given credit for these ex
ploits. Fort d'Issy is, in consequence ot the
recent victories, completely surrounded by the
The truth of the rumors that
Disturbance Had Occurred In Lyons
is officially denied. The result of the recent
election is satisfactory to th Government.
This Morning' (Quotations.
LojcrtOH, May 811-80 A. M. Consols 93-,' for
both money aud acennnt. American securities
quiet. '. IS. bonds of 1862, "05 ; of 1805, old, 90 '4 ;
Of 1FB7, 02V; 10-40S, 89)4.
Frankfort, May l ii. a. 5-so Donis?r'f(r97.
I.lvKKrooi., stay 8 10-30 A. M Cotton dull and
unchanged: uplands, Tvd. : Orleans, 7d. The
sales are estimated at 10,000 bales.
Thle Aftcrnoou' (Quotations.
Lonpon, Vay 81 80 P. K. American securities
are quiet and stendy.
Livkhi'OOL, Hay 81-30 V. M. BreadstnfH
Wheat, )0s. lil.ails. 2d. for red Western sprlntr.
The receipts of wheat for three days have been
T.'oo qnarters, of which ftooo were American. Flour
27s. Cd. Corn, 32s. 9d lor new.
MOM NEW YORK.
bt associated rncss. 1
Exclusively to The Evening Telegraph.
Murder of a Naval Officer.
Kew Yokk, May 2. Cecil C. Neil, a United
States navy officer, was fatally injured yester
day by a blow on the head with an ice-pitcher.
He was struck by Celeste Carhart, the keeper of
a Brooklyn house of ill-fame, and who lately
served two years in tho State Prison for man
Over seventy cases of smal-lpox are now at
West Bank Hospital, most of which were from
the emigrant ship William F. Storer. Ten deaths
occurred during the last two weeks.
The Pennsylvania and Camden and Am
The lease of the united railroads of New Jer
sey, including tho Camden and Amboy and
others, to the Pennsylvania Railroad, is not yet
consummated, as reported. The directors and
stockholders of both companies have yet to act
on the pending propositions.
The Trouhlce nt Pntcreou.
The eight Republican Aldermen of Paterson,
New Jersey, organized last night, and made ap
pointments for all the minor city officials. The
Democratic half of the board did not attend,
and will contest the legality of the appoint
ments. The Xon-Soclety (lunrrymen
of this city, receiving $2 and ii-25 per day,
struck yesterday for $2-50, the wages of the
society men. Over two hundred men, armed
with clubs and staves, joined in the affair, and
drove off all the laborers on the free library In
Seventieth street, and compelled a complete
cessation of work in the Nineteenth andTwenty
tecond wards. The police prevented any vio
lence, however, and five hundred extra police
men have been ordered on duty to preserve the
The Republican Executive Committee
of this city last night adopted, by a vote of forty
to one, a resolution against the anuexation of
The ICctchum Forgeries. .
Sixty-four answers were filed with the Clerk
of the Circuit Court j-esterday to the numerous
complaints in 6uits brought by banks, manufac
turing companies, and others against members
of the defunct banking firm of Morris Ketchum,
Son & Co., ruined in 1865 by the extensive defal
cation of Edward B. Ketchum.
The defendants deny that they are all resi
dents of the city, and were all aware that frauds
were being carried on two months before
Ketchum' flight. The fact was known to only
two members of the firm, Lynkon M. Swan and
Thomas Selknap, Jr., and was suppressed bv
the latter defendants. They acknowledge that
the embezzlement amounted to more thau
$2,000,000, and their total liabilities to about
$3,000,000. They deny that their assets were
greater than their liabilities, and the charge that
Morris Ketchum or his partners attempted a
compromise with the creditors with the view of
saving their private fortunes la also coatra
dieted. A delegation of the
Grand Army of the Republic,
including General Logan, General Barnum,
Colonel Marshal, Assistant Adjutant-General
Forbes, and others, visited yesterday the Union
Home and School for Soldiers and Sailors.
Humors are rife respecting the
Consolidation of the Stockyard
connected with the Erie and New York Central
and Hudson River Ilailroads.
Tbt associated pkess. I
Exclusively to The Evening Telegraph.
Government "Weather Record.
Wak Lmv aktment. Office ok tub Chief Sicnal
OlTK FH, WisuiNiiTON, My 2-10-30 A. M. Synop
sis for the past twenty-four hours: The barouieier
e nmities fulling eiowly on the faciQc coast wiui
rlsmic lempoiauire. Tlie pressure has risen slightly
at t'ie Kocky Mountain stations, with increasing
nortiiwcMt wn.iis. Heavy rains nave been reported
from iMifhourl, with liulner raius lu the Ohio valley.
ai d sonilH iist of tlie .Atlantic. The barometer has
riMen somewhat I nun the upper lakes to the aastern
Slates, and clear or p. rtialiy cloudy weather has
bteo very jftnfi ally experiencul uorth aud eaxt of
Ohio. KHSieriy wiiuls have continued on the lakes.
The teiept ralure lias liureuMtd somewhat during
i he niti in in the 1 anient htaleg.
J'roltahilttien. H is probaiile that the cloudy and
threatening wenther will continue In the va'ley of
the Mississippi, eartiaiiy cloudy weather ou the
lower lakes and Middle biates, with light easterly
Chicago Flour and Wheat Market.
Special VeKptttch ( 'The Untiling U'e'wph.
Ciui'AiiO, May 8. V heat is active and higher; No.
Stella at gl :. cash, and g.ller May; flitT, last
hslf; aud ll-U.l-idsi,, galler Juno. Ceru is quiet
at S.'jc, seller May; and b&vgssc., saber June.
ReeriplK. i5)iip'ti. tiectoipf. Shit'''
Flour, bbls. IMoO 4.000 Kye, bus ,un 2,onO
Vfh'-at.bus. is ens 2,eno otB, nog ,oi:e 8,u
Com, bus.. 77,000 210,000 Bsrley, tons.. 2,000 ....
New York Money and Stock Market.
Nd Voaa. May 'i. Stocks qutet. Wouey dull at
B per cent. Gold, 111?,' 6-'i, lb2, 111 ; do. isa, m ;
do 181, Ul ; do. ISM. new. UV ; to. 1961. IW4 ; do.
WS, 1'3, ; lfl-4'8, lo'J4, ; Virginia 6s, 71; Missouri h,
4(3 -4 ; lu'on Co.,M; Ounibenand preferred, 30: N. Y.
i nitial, en1; trie, iilx; UeadiuK. 110',; Adams
2prtss, kiv; vicqumd Central. vii : KicruiMu
Southern, 19; Illinois Central. 1HS ; Cleveland anil
I'ltuimrg, liSV; Chicago and Hoc Island, 113;
PMaourir and Fort Wajne, Western Luion Tele
Baltimore "reduce Market.
Balitmokb, May 8. Cotton dull and nemlaally
unctiuniiep'. Flour favors buyers; l!owrd ttret
superfine. f5 TN.i ; ext a, isiui-; lamiiy,
fT-'ica; City Mills Nuperont, ft eutT-ttS; ex it.
has; family, ts rf u ; western superoae, V7S4
61V)v'; extra, -t glT-Ji; fauilly. 7 V5tSM).
Vtbtat steady; choice white, lliio; fair to prime,
IllovollO; prime ti choice rd, 11-10 l ail ; fair
tit fL ud, f 1 1 so ; coi'ininn, ITIOl ib; Ohio aad
Irmimia, tl 1'v; hcueiylvanta, l-as.
houMiera waite Corn, 7iI7c. ; bouthern yllew,
7v7K. Oats, ttMo, iToylkluns anekauged.
MATTERS AT WASHINGTON
The Chinese Question,
United States in a Dilemma.
Telegraph Memorial Association.
Tho forthcoming English Treaty.
Troubles in Tennessee.
BY ASSOCIATKD PKESS.
Exclusively to The Evening Telegraph.
Department of Arizona.
Washington. May 2. General Crook has, by
special order ol the President, been assigned to the
command of the Department of Arizona, in the
place ef General Stoneman.
The National Telegraph Memorial Asso
Is now fully organized, an t subscription hooXs have
been opened, and the prospects or success are en
couraging. The design is to oommemorate the ln-
trnnuctieu and application of the magnetic tele
graph as a trlnnipli of American genius and Inven
tion. The principal feature of the movement, to be
located at Washington, is a celossal statue ol Pro
fessor Morse by Horatio Stone.
The L'nltcd Statee and England.
Special Despatch to The Evening Telegraph,
Vi asbinoton, May 2. The President and Secre
tary of Mate, In conversation to day, said that they
regretted 10 see a disposition man'ftsted to criticize
ihe forthcoming treaty between the United States
and .kngiatid, in advance or Its sunmlsaton to the
Senate. The l'resideut said no good could como of
tti's, and It might do much harm. All the members
of the commission are very couddent that the treaty
will meet the approval of the country.
Ths Action of the Chinese Government
In disregarding the Bnrllngamo treaty by refusing
to protict missionaries aud teachers, has been
brought to the attention of the Government, and is
now under consideration. It appears that ttie
Chinese are actuated in this matter by the course
pursued Dy me people 01 tne united states against
Chinese emigration, and particularly the harsh man
ner in which the Chinese are treated in California.
The Chinese Government holds that our Oovern
me&t has failed to carry out that part of the Burlin
ganu; treaty which Insures protection to Chinese In
the United States. It is regarded as a very trouble
some questlou, and one which the Government is at
a loss how to deal with.
met at an early hour to-day. All the members were
present except Boutwell and Belknap. It being the
first meeting for over a week, there was a good deal
of business to transact; aud the session was long.
FROM 1I1E WEST.
BY ASSOCIATED TRESS.
Exihmvely to The JSveninq Teltftrnph.
Heavy Hall Storm.
Mkmpbts, May 2. The hail storm yesterday and
Sunday did Immense damage t) the crops and fruit
in Mississippi. The ricn l eer creeK valley, m Bo.
livar aDd Washington counties, Mississippi, did not
sutler from the crevasse, as was feared, iieer creek
carried off the water with little damage. The work
of raising the bed of the Little Kocfe Kallroad, above
tne overnow, nas neen commenced.
Serious Trouhlce tn Tennessee.
The Avalanche' Little liock despatch of last
night says serious treubles are reported in Chlcato
county, tbe largest negro district in the State. Just
prior to his election as senater, Governor Clayton
appointed Senator J. W. Mason, colered, of Chlcate
county, Probate Judge, as alleged, to secure his
vote for the benatorship; but jnst on the heels of the
sessK n Governor Clayton appointed Major Kagland,
of Jefferson county, to tttat position, aud under
Clayton's instructions the Senate refused to take up
and act on Mason's nomination, and by that means
it was expected to get rid of luui. But Mason went
home and took possession of the omce, aud the
colored men made Kagland leave the country.
To add to this the Governor recently annalnted
Conway Barbeur, colored, lately a resident of Cin
cinaati and member of the House from Lafayette,
as tseesior of Chlcate ceunty, ignoring the claims
of all the colored residents in that ctiunty. This
incensed the negroes still more, and when Barbour
went down no ouiy remained two days, the negroes
telling him that it would be better for his health. If
he made himself scarce. The neeroes are reported
to be on the point of an outbreak, and should the
Governor attempt to force tuesu men on them there
will be trouble. .Mason and KepreseLtatlvo Wood
colored, are now here to see the Governor on the
HiBRlKlitTKi, May 3.-Mr. D. cWt presented a petition
uroiy feigned, ia mvor ui auuiibiuug uie iiuuuiug Uoin
xiii.feiiin ot FbiUriu i'lii.
Also, on frfim tbo Presideat of th Acidnmv nt Natural
Scimctn, ai-kiug fur an appropriation of $lo,uotl from ths
Air Connell, for the abolition of the Philadelphia Build.
Mr. Nacle introduced a bill to incorporate the Philadel
Dlna Academy of l ite Arts.
'1 be private calendar of March 14 was taken up and the
bilU voted on aa lollowi :
banate bill providing tor tbo pavmant of damage done
to lue Jonus bote! property, j ftiimieiphia, by troops oar-
1 iik II. e hebelle n. pue.eJ lo a third ruatliDg : ttnualo bill
i'ievulig tor t&e pavmvni el me claim of Judge George
M htrond wan killed ; llou- e kill lucoi iioralina the Iron
Hank of I'bieuiiville paokt'il ; House bill all iwnitr tho
voters of the Tweoty-secoud vard, I'liiiadelplua, to vote
on the question of grsntinx liceimo to soli liquor was
pasted ; hennte bill makinir tne judges and tbe Attorney
t'eDural j-uff.cio CoimuiMioiiers t ublio ruililiiiK's in
l'litludelpliia was coDuiderud, and Air. Na,'le moved to
pi hlporo lor tbe present.
W r. leckrt Hoped the motion would not pass, as every
Senator hud hait ampin oppsrtnnuy to iuiuire into tbe
provisions of tbe bill. This snimul be the nrsc of a series
ot lulls relating to publio buiUIiuH. () tlie motion to
Iiottpciue the jt.as uro nays were culled and it was carried
) a vote ol 1 to lb:
!dbis alien, Anderson, I'rooke, ''onuoll, Dnlamotpr,
luucun, Tmdiar. Urahmn, Keir. Miller, Muiuina, Watjle,
Olrntitad, Uhtei bout, KhoiUII, and Kuttin -lu yeas.
Sinus. Allirik'lit. I 11 1 1 av I e 1 1 . Urodunud, liiK'kalew,
Prawfoid, Davis, liechert, lill. Kvuus, Kni-ht, Purnma,
Turner, Warlid. Wbile, and Wullaoe, hpuakr li n5S.
'l'bn Senate bill iiri veulin ! tnu erentiou of (lie Tuila
delpbiapub.io buil'.linKSou tbe lutersoct ion. and Hllowinj;
tl.eui to bo erected on one or more oi tn Fenn squares,
and for tbe emotion ot court house at Ctieaum and Sixtti
was postponed oa motion or Mr. llonue'l and by a vole of
siiieeu to Bitecu, iMetsrs. Oonnell aud Matflo voIior aa,
and Hensr.ey nuv.
'i'ho becate bill relating to the Iteonrdor of Pbiladel
plna, allowiui; Liu to have a seal, w is pas.od.
1 be Senate bill, autbori.iiiK tlie Hro;j ito ind Plank
Road Laud Company to sell certain reul estate, paused.
The Hou'e met tt 10 A. M.
Air. JoUusiou iutrorluced a sill to make the printed
journals 01 toe Councils of Pkiiadelphia legal evidence.
Laid on tbe table.
Mr. Hger atkd leave to introduoe a bill rr-vealing cer
tain acts respect iuf tbe iiublio buildius nt the cityo:
rhilsdclpbia, waicU nas objected to by Air. Korsrin, it re1
g,UlriU2 UOSBIVdUX COIlbSUl.
'I be lull provides lor lue repeal of the act approved
March lotb, H,0, en til led "An act in rol.u ion to a site for
tbe public builuiiiKS in ths city of I'mtHil.ilpuia, aud tbe
act approved Au'unt fall, leTU. entitled anacc to provide
tor tbo election ol all tbe pnblic building's required to ac
commodate I be courts, and lor allmuuicipal purpot.es in
tbeciiyof i'biladelpbiu," olo. That t be auleoi and l.'oiu
mon C'ounoils snail mil. in one year from tbe approval of
tbis act pioceed to provide suitable aoceiuiuonauons for
tie courts in said ci.y, and also lor tbe better accontinir
dation of tlie publio a II iis tbat. tue Oojorils sball by
appropriation provide for tbo payment of all just and law
iul expense heretofore incurred by tbe pre. cut Uoiuinis
iiineis. Air. Alssn moved to suspend tho orders, to considor the
Hi ue joint resolution lur linal adjouruuiunl on tue iUi.ll
iuhtai.l. liiatrosd to -eas iil, nss6".
1 lie House ibea proceeded to consider bills remaining
on tbe private calout'ar of A pril J0 :
(supplement tor tbe Keusiavton Bcrew dock. Ware
Iioubb, aod W barf Coiuuauy ot Kuiladelpbi, giving taoul
ii useciing- railway taciliues i ivilee of laying a
sinv'.etraik Irnubt raili'.ad o j 1). Is wares onue. Laurel
and I anal atrexia, to ooauact tko real e.iale of tue coreo
ratioa wiik tko Norta l'ua Ivau.a Kail road at (Jaua)
atieet oad Ueriuantowo road, diaeeoaiug t'l,u tbe action
f Uouucils, passed anally. " ,
A a a. t vai aimg 'l'wdkiij siitb street, Twt itjreiltfc ward,
FROM NEW YORK. .
IBY ASSOCIATED FRBRS.
Etclutivtly to The hvtning TeUgrcph,
New York. May 2. Arrived, steamers Thnrlngla,
from Hamburg, and Koxaaa, from Metsiaa.
Iteslnatlan of a Judge.
Niw Yokk. May 2. It is rnmored that Judge
Bosworth is abont to resign the Presidency ef tne
I'olice Board, and that the Hon. Henry Smith will be
The Putnam Inquest.
The lnnnes Inte the canse ef the death of Avery
V, l'ut nam commenced to-day. The testimony of
Mrs. Duval and her daughter was positive in Identi
fying Foster with the man who Insulted them, and
threatened Mr. 1'utnam in the car, and eabsequently
lDiiiciea me iaiai mow.
Shot the Wrong Man.
NKWiYOKK, May 8. George Rellly. tenant at No.
660 Second avenue, after returning home intoxi
cated last Blent. w shot by his landlord, John C.
uurgess, as asupposeu roo ocr. 1 ne wouaa is not
dangerous. Binges a as been held to ball.
FROM NEW ENGLAND.
BT ASSOCIATED TRESS.
Exclusively to The Evening Telegraph,
Lkwirton. Me., Msy 2. The Rev. Br. narrls has
resigned the posltiou of President ef Bowdoln Col
lege, and has accepted the New Haven professor-
smp. it is expected mar, ex-wovernor cnanibcr
lain will succetd Kev. Dr. Harris as l'resideut of
The Itcinnlna of Mr. Putnam.
Providence, May 8. The remains of Avery D.
rntnam were interred this morning In the Swan
Polat Cemetery. The Itev. Dr. Caldwell officiated.
Only the Immediate friends of the family were
BRinoEroRT, Conn., May 8 L. C. Segee, A re
spited citizen of this town, died last night.
New York Produce Market.
New York, Maya. Cetton dull; uplands, 14 vc.
Orleans, 16', c. Flour firmer; State J5 83; onto,
fi-266-SS; Western, 5-S5I-16; Southern, IS -66fc)9.
Wheat is iieut xsc nigaer. torn nrmer aud stock
scarce; mixed Western, o8lc. Oats firm; Onto,
(i5iCSc. Beer steady. Pork quiet. Lard steady.
THE PUTS AH HUEUEE.
Funeral of the Victim The Family of the
Funeral services over tke body of Avery D. Put
nam, the victim of the recent street car asias8lna-
tlonwere held at his late nome, jno. sjcoteage place,
yesterday afternoon at 1 o'clock. There was a large
attendance of monruers, Including many of Air.
Pn train's associates In business.
Beyond a passlug allusion to the "sudden" death
of Mr. Putnam, no reference was made In the ser
vices to the tragic natnre of hU fate. The 200 peo
ple wbe assembled In front of the honse were deco
rous lu manner, but denounced the assassin In
earnest terms. In addition to the two cards issued
by Mr. Putnsm'p business associates, the Ant'octi
Baptist Church, of which Mr. Putnam was a mem
ber, has tendered a memorial of sympathy to his
Tbe father of Foster, a reputable, nprtjrht citizen,
for many years past a resident of Kaet Nineteenth
street, and ions; an extensive builder and contractor,
Is elaioat overcome by the position in which his
wild, reckless son has placed himself. He haa not
spoken to him for several years, but, nevertheless,
will eaert every influence to save htm. Able counsel
have already been eusrafred, and the case will be
contested by them from the beginning of proceed
ings to day by the Coroner to t he end of the tr.al
before the highest court to whirh the case can be
cerned. A younger son of Mr. Foster, employed by
adrugfJrm down town, was one of the party of
Ainei leans assailed several months ago and severely
wounded bv some fanatical .Spaniards In Havana for
no other eflense than wearing neck-ties of blue, the
Cuban national colors.
An application to release Canningham, the car
driver, on bail, was refused by Coroner Young. Aew
J'ort Triiiwnf, to-day.
SB oa& lUTELLiaarrcr;.
Court of Quarter Setnion Judge Finlctter.
Petty prison cases were tried to-day.
George Williams pleaded guilty to the charge of
stealing a roll of goods from the front of a store.
John Bell pleaded guilty to the charge of stealing a
thirty-collar watch and f0 in money from a man
who occupied the same room witti him In a boarding-house.
Joseph Moore pleaded guilty to the charge of
stealing clothing valued at ISO from a room-mate.
Mary Ann Saunders pleaded guilty to a charge of
assault and battery.
Nelson Iteeves was acquitted of a charge of as
sault and battery upon his wife.
Josesh Morrow was acquitted of a charge of lar
ceny, proof being made that he was insane, and not
resDOdslble for his acts.
Tom Havana was put on trial on the charge of
maintaining a disorderly nuisance, namely, the
Pittsburg House on Front street, below Walnut.
James A. Kearaaa, a prisoner, test lded that he
had lived lu Holland's bouse ap to the date of his
arrest by Holland la Jaauary last, ana tnat it was a
aisorderly brothel, the inmates being thieves aud
bawds; there were frequent rows there, and often
strangers were robbed. When cross-examined he
said that before he went to prison this last time, his
business was that of attending to gambling rooms
in Doi k street and at Ko. 2 cuesnut street.
When asked who kept the places he declined to
answer, until Judge Finletter said he was bound to
tell, and then he said Woolery kept the ene In Dock
street and Charley Kalne the one in Chesnut street.
His previous calling he declined to tell on the ground
that it would criminate him.
The next witness was a woraan( who said she had
been taken to this house by hernusbaua; ne de
serted her, and Holland compelled her to degrade
herself in order to pay board. She came frm
Readisg originally, and betore going te Holland's
hud In t-n emnloved at the mills at Manayauk.
&-At the close of onr report, the case bad not been
FINANCE AND COMMERCE.
EVENING TBt.ltOBAPH OFrtCE.I
1'uesday, May 2, l-7i. (
The nsnal weekly statement of our city na
tional banks last uisht was one of the most
favorable which we have had to report for many
wtcks imst. All the Items show increaoerl
strength. Tbe deposits are higher by tl.tXHj.W'.i,
the letrul-tenders by 770.tlt'.'J, specie by f t7,60"),
and the loans by S2G'J,947. The i-i'ter aure
does not exhibit tbe real condition of tho banks.
the demand having; scficied a serious falling oil
durirnr most of tbe past week. Business at the
banks has not been as large as lu tbe preceding
week, j et more has beeu done than usual in ttie
way of loans. Kates to-day are exceedingly
easy, and the demand both for call and time
loans very moderate.
Gold is quiet but steady at lll,Ya.lllB',
closinir at tne latter.
Government bonds were in demand and
stronger on nearly all the lift.
Stocks were not very active, but universally
etronir. fc-alcs of new City 6 s at 103.
I'eadinir Hail road was very active, selllnfr at
55-aiC oO,'.j. Pennsylvania was steady, with
sales at ex-div. Kales of Oil Creek aud
Alleghany at 63;); Camden md Amboy at lo
and Lehigh alley at ti3' m.
Canal stocks were firm, with sales of Schtivl
1 til . Mnrria T,rwft.rrfl or llt'.l ' 'A '
All! ill (n H,..,V'.0'...-WW..
was bid for I.ebih.
The balance of the lit was in Rood request
but the only sale w as iu Fulton Coal at 5aX
Hestcnville was in demand at 21', without
The progress of the new United States loan
Is shown by the following communication from
the Treasury department:
Trkasvkt Dataktmbnt. Washington, D. O.
May 1, ltU Messrs. Jay Cookd A Co., Philadel
phis, Pa. Gentlemen: Siiiscrtpti-na received from
national banks this day -a follows:
Holly. Mi hn-an, First National J0,Mi)
Nasnua, N. H., Indian Head National wy00
AuKitsta, ia, National Bank ol ftog.ooJ
Total suoacriptuma to date, 162,315,700.
John P. Biualow, Chief of Loan Division.
Dividends have been declare by oar city
i Lacks as follows:
Olrard National Bank ft per cent.
Corn Exchange " ,,,.0 "
Commercial " 5
Union " 5
Manufacturers' " 5
Farmers' and Mechanic' Bank 5
National Bank of Commerce 5 " -
Commonwealth Bank 5
National Bank of Northern Liber
ties 10 " M
Teople's Bank of Philadelphia 5 M
Sonthwark National Bank 8 " M
PHILADELPHIA STOCK EXCHANGE SALES,
Reported by De Haven Bro., No. 40 8. Third Btreeti
Irooo w Jer 6s... .100
7rXlshOCA A R.fS. BS
j.ioou 11 j os, iiew.io.i
i i:,0 8ch N Cs, 82. 19
lirMK) Be N s 'e3... 7SX
$600 Leh Con In.... 8T
$130 C A A 8s M... PStf
lldoeLeh gold L... 9H
f.'.OOO O C A A 7s.b30 87
76 sh Cam & Am..l2
84 do etv
to sh Mrr CI pf.b5.116
ino Bh 6ch Nv. .... 8',
scio sit Fnlton CI.... bv
so sh Reading R. .. esv
do 860. MV
do 6 81
do blB. N
loo sh Fenna K.b4C. 64 i
200 do b3. 64V
100 do 64
8 sh Glrard Bk.... 64
11000 Hunt A B Top
20 ah Fenna 11.... 65.V
loo do sso. ttx
70 do 62
100 dO...,eAp. 62Jf
ii0 do 63
iosh.Leh N...b30, 85
50 do 85V
2d mt bds.... 4
r0lW C k A M 6s, '89 04
HUO sh Beading K... fc.'.w
113 sh Fnlton CI ... . fWi
IPOshLeh T R.... 62
MK88R8. DB H4TKN at
BR0TH1B, NO. 40 8. Third
ft reet, Phlladninnla, report the following auotaHnna
U. B. 68 Of lRM,116 tl7't ; do. 1802, 110tlll V t
do. 1964, U0',(111V; do. I860, 110(111V; do. 186S,
uon.noiwiM-jj uo. isoi, au. ii.i',(a)iM-, ; ao. 1868,
do. 113.i(U13X ; 10-40S. 109(1U9 . D. S. 30 Yea
per cent, Onrrencv. ns.H5if: Hold. ihua
1HX; BUver, I06ul03; Union Paciflo Railroad
1st Mort, Bonds, S9X90; Central Paciflo Rail
road, mif&iwx Union Pacino Land Grant Bonds.
MK8SK8. Wn.LiAM paiktzb A Co., Ne. 38 8. Third
street, report the following quotations: U. 8. 6s of
isbi. ui(iiii p-wsor lsea, lUKillll)!-; do. 1864,
uiGnm': do. isc6, liming; do., Jniy, lseo.
1131s ll3t': do., July, 1867, n:t v U3 do July!
1368, 113',(4113-; lo-4(, 10Sul09V. U. 8. Pacini
R. R. Currency s, 115S6115.;. Gold, lUMlllitf.
Market strong. n
Nabb Ladnir, Brokers, renort this momiri(r
gold quotations aa follows :
10-00 A. M 110','ilO M A. M 110';
10-60 " 110Vil2-2SP. M.
Philadelphia Trade Ileport.
Tcesdat. May 2. The Flour market is dull at ves-
terday's quotations. The demand Is confined to the
want of the home consumers, whose purchases foot
up C00 barrels, including stiperflne at .5 2VA5 M;
extras at f.Virur6; Wisconsin extra family at $7;
Minnesota do. do. at $77-25; Pennsylvania do. do.
atlG50(rt7; Indiunn aud Ohio do. do. at 7(7-7B;
and fancy brands at f -? 9 60, a4 In quality. Rye Flour
may be quoted at t,V60i6fj-2)tf. In Corn Meal
The demand for Wheat Is limited, aod confined In
the immediate wants of the local millers. t?a!es of
16o0 bushels ot f 160'1-60 for Western red; 1 1-60 4
1-CB for amber, and lt;1'S0 for white. Rye la
nominal at 1-101-16 for Pennsylvania. Corn la
firm, and there is lese otrerlug. falee of yellow at
7677c, and Western mixed at 747c. Oats are
unchanged, booo bushels Pennsylvania and West
ern sola at 64u65c. In Barley and Malt no sales
Bark In the absence of sales we quote No. 1
Quercitron at 130 per ton.
in seeas notumg worthy or notice doing.
Provisions are Inactive, and prices have a down-
Whisky Is Arm. Rales of Western iron-bonnd at
93c. and 30 barrels Pennsylvania wood-bound at 9-0
LATEST SHirriStt INTELLIGENCE.
FORT OF FHILADKLPHIA MAT 2
6TATB OF T1TBRM0MKTKB AT UB BVENINO TSLBOKAPH
8 A.M. 64 1 11 A. M 71 S P. M...-7
SrN Rises 4-69 Moon Sets 8-63
Sin kits 6 65 Uicju Watek
Liverpool, May 1. Arrived, ships Vanguard. City
of Richmond, and Tlppoo ISall), from New Orleans;
Rosita. lrom Galveston; and Florence Treat, from
Lonpon. May 2 The steamship Rheln. from
New York, touched at Southamptoa this mernlug.
Kteamsuip iNestonan, irom remand, touched at
Movhle this mornmg.
CLBARKD THIS MORNING.
Steamer Vulcan, Wilcox, New York, W. M. Balrd
r?tamer Frank, Pierce, New York, Ax
btcamer Ann Kiiza, Richards, New York, TV. P. Clyde
Steamer E. C. Btddle, McCue, New York,. do.
Bark Vlatu, Olsen, Sorgo, Penrose, Massey A Co.
Tug Thomas Jeflerson, Allen, Baltimore, with a tow
of barges, W. P. Clyde i Co.
Tug Fairy Queen, Wllsou, Baltimore, with a tow
of barges, W. P. Clyde fc Ce.
ARRIVED THIS MORNING.
Steamship Juniata, Hoxle, 4 days aad 8 honra
from New Orleaes yla Havana, with cotton, etc.,
and 43 passengers to Philadelphia and (Southern Mall
Steamship Co. Passengers : Thomas H. Barker; P.
J.Traquler; Miss M. Warnnon; Mrs. E. i'ltrsena;
James Parrell ; James Wright: Thomas Walker; G-.
S. Hasted; mll Thlelaes; Joha Titus; Rosendc
Socaae; Jelin Peoples; Mrs. Marlaa Curtis; Felipe
Korirlgues; Hon Juan Osemle; Don Carlos Estrada,
wife, and three children; Mrs. V. Kstrada; Cyras
Thompeon; Mrs. Xilza E ammonal ; Thomas Aeelle;
Don Jean Moasen; Loreazo Clesseus; fcr. James
Ball ; ai. W. S. Hall, wife, and two children ; Jacob
M.Duncan; R.U.Morris; David Audertoa; Jotta
II. Raymond ; Joseph Methane; Patrick Krlel; Joha
Mulligan ; John Dalley ; John Donovan ; James Cum
mil. KB ; Mr. and Mrs. S. V. Lieveas.
steamship Whlriwtad, Sherman, 86 hours from
rrovldtnce, with mdse. to D. . Stetson A Co.
btvamer J. to. otinver, Webb, 13 hours from Balti
more, with nidiie. and passengers te A. Groves, Jr.
Kteamer Bristol, Wailin-e, U hours from New lerk,
With mdse. to W. P. Clyde & Co.
Br. bark Expre, Nickersoa, 70 days from New
castle, Lng., Wl.li mdse. to .
Burkentiue Ann Wlieaion, Pretldle, S3 days from
rernanibtit'o, wlih sticar to Albert F. Damon.
Brig crtolan, Lehman, 6 days from t'ar.luai, with
molasses to Isaac Hotigli A Morris vessel to Warren
Brig John Welsh, Jr.. Vanselow, a tlays frora Car
dense, with snar and molarses to S. A W. Welsh.
Schr Robert calrtwed, M-Conntck, 8 days from
Ssuua, with sugar te S. A Vf. - clh.
SSehr D. ti. Doane, v.;.zle, 8 days from Sagua, with
molaKtes te S. & W. Weiwh.
Sehr George E. Staples. AlcGrepor, 10 days from
Matanzae, w ith mciassra lo 11. W. iiartol vestal t
.SouiUr St Adun.s.
Schr M. A. HK, FIsk, 9 days from Havana, with
snger to John Manou A V
SchrH. W. M-t oiie.T, Hubbard, from W'ilnslngton,
N. C, with lumber to W. A. Levering.
Steamer Achillea, coinura, fm Georgetown, D. C.
81 rived at New Haven 6 A. V. to-day.
Sh'p Murcia GictuVaf, fcivca, frem Liverpool
MHicb , with mdse. lo Penrose, Mas-ey A Co.
Ship W. J. HaiiieiU, t'age, 73 days ir na Llverpeel
via bt. Thomas, wui mdse. to Penrose, Massey
Correspondence cf The tvmirig Telegravh.
F ASTON & rdcMAUok'S BULLETIN.
Nw YoKit OFFica, My 1. barges leave la
tow to-night, for Baltimore, light:
Baltimomm Bkancu Or Kick, My 1. The fal
lowing barges h-evo iu tow u-u'.glit, eastward:
C. N. Ss;k v, huco ph. Jutues Frazfe. M. F. Han
Iitfrsu, r. C. King. A. AIIihuii, S.C.Clark. W. Alt
house, C. Mc( aurov. W. Walker, S. U. Pomeroy,
1 iterator, M. Farlii tt, Kate Mayer, aad TheuiM
Maloney, all wi h coal for New ort.
Samuel Morru, with coal, for panaielphla.
O. C. Geraud Hope, tae latwr for VMiwlngten,
left with tti se reported yet.erily.
Pnii.ADkLPBiA Brauch WrricE, May i. Wiathtr.
KpU ndid Miorulng; cer.ileea sy lest uight, every
twuklmg stardjvel. ped, iidicatiog Ctrui weather;
in naiintal pur'.anoe, '-a wcaiker-breeaer." Baroiua
ter, 4 SO A. M., 80 1-V!0. . L. S. C.
Social Detrr-Uh to Th kvenina Telegraph.
llAvaa-iiB-GaacB, My a. The following boat
I...,. In uiw tea dav !
j s Mason, wits lumber to H. Croskey A Co.
Sau-'uel curias, with lumber u Tior A Betts.
ronaaed Piuela, wia coal U U. Gawtarap.
forty A Jown, with -l Haas A kreniger.
E. K. FtiUetaweite, Wiia laiaber teW.B. Lloy
& Co. ?