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TUB DAILY EVENING TELEGIIA PH -PHILADELPHIA, TUESDAY, JUNE C, 1871.
tSM Woaotrouo Conflagration Testeruajr
TW tarriblo Are yesterday afternoon in the
Moaro fcouded by Girard avente, Poplar street,
Mairball jbI Seventh, which spread through
almost tbe nilre block of dwellings, carrylag
terror and dvWuctlon to dozens of hemes, has
been given U the public, with almost all Its
details, hr the morning papers. This calamity
has no parallel In onr local history for this year.
Jt Is a matter of Impossibility to arrive at the
exact loss entailed by such a disastrous confla
gration, and we are compelled to be satisfied
'with a rough estimate of the sufferers. There
are some things about this dreadful event that
want explanation. Why was It that, when alarm
boxes were In the Immediate vicinity af the
scene of the fire, a policeman travelled to the
Twelfth District Station-house, at Tenth and
Thompson streets, to strike the alarm, thus per
mitting the flames to gain an uncontrollable
headway? and how was it that cur new Paid
Fire Department was so dilatory In getting
upon the ground and into active operation ? We
expect something better of it.
So far as we are able to ascertain, the losses
are as follows:
John W. Middleton:
on mill 125.000 iio.ooo
On machinery lO.tWO
Augustus Fritz G,0C0 ....
Edward Eerkhart 700
Barrett Robinson 1,000
Chsrles OrosB S,f00
William Minor 800 boo
Robert Robson C00 ....
John L. Harvey 900
T. it. Spiel S.ooo 400
N. W. Gregory 5W0
Stanley A Weber:
rianingmlll 28,000 8,000
Dwellings on Marshall street, the majority
Ho. 9r, Bryan Mulnueen two
" 961, Henry Drikcl 800
" 963, James Datngy 400
" 964, W illiam Hinckley 8iK
965, Ferdinand Uattman 800
" 966. Mr. Furlong 900
967, Edward WH lard 800
" 99, Christian Kugard 1000
" 971, Mjer Kanffman 800
" 973, Caroline Mace 800
" 975, Charles Byerly MO
flfifl, Charles Weber 8000
983, Jacob Tsner 1500
Dwellings on Seventh street:
Ifo. 919 Susan Spring, occupant flRO
56 William Nicholson, 500
" 957 J. B Singerly, 2S0
" 9f9 Forest English, 500
959 August coram, " 1000
960 Rebecca Supp ee, " isoe
961 Mary Brown, " 2M0
" 962 Mr. Kohler, " 1800
964 Mrs. Wright, " 1000
968 Christian Kastle, 500
" 970 Theodore Ktauiler, " 800
41 972 nenry Smith, " too
979 W. J. Byrne, " loo
Besides these, the factory 'of John R. Cobb
was destroyed, involving a loos of 2000, and a
pile of lumber belonging jointly to Mr. Cobb
and Messrs. Stanley & Weber, valued at 8000,
was reduced to ashes. Dozens of houses not
mentioned were scorched, blistered, and
drenched. The total loss by the fire will be
The Destructive Conflagration This Morn
The Fire Department has had plenty to do
within the past twenty-four hours. First came
the terribly destructive fire on Marshall street,
and then followed, at twenty minutes past one
this morning,a fire at the buildings Nos. 537 and
529 Commerce street, and which destroyed pro
perty to the extent of not less tian $70,000.
The buildings Nos. 527 and 539 are five.storled
brick structures. They were filled with printlag
materials, papers, rags, and yarns, and It was
not long alter the fire started that the whole
buildings were enveloped in flames.
Messrs. Bpangler & Davis, steam-power prin
ters, occupy the first floor of No. 529,an4Perclval
Collins, dealer in rags and paper-bags, the first
floor of No. 537 Commerce street. As the fire
originated in the upper stories, neither of these
portions were touched by the flames, but were
thoroughly inundated with water. The loss of
Mr. Collins may be put down at a rough esti
mate at $10,000, upon which there is ample In
surance. Messrs. Spangler & Davis also occu
pied the second and fourth floors of Nos. 537 and
539. Their place was fully stocked with mate
rials and presses. The loss they sustain equals
their insurance, which is as follows:
Etaa,ef Hartford $7,000
PlMfcnlx, of Hartford 1,080
Narragansett, ef Providence 2,500
Anthracite, of Philadelphia 1,500
Fameof Philadelphia l.ooo
Mr. John H. Smith, manufacturer of yarns
and zephyrs, occupies the third floor. His loss
Is $4000. Insured $3000 on machinery and
$3000 on stock in the Royal.
The fifth floor is used by Mr. George Careless,
manufacturer ot britaanla and silver-plated
ware. Ills place was only partially consumed.
HisTloss will be about $3000. He Is insured
$3000 in the Spring Garden and $1000 in the
These buildings run back about some oie hun
dred feet to the rear of two four-story store
houses faciDg at Nos. 19 and 21 Nerth Sixth
ftreet. The latter of these properties, No. 21,
is occupied on the first floor oy Horatio Q.
Kern, surgical and dental Instrument maker,
and who also is the owner of the two buildings
on Commerce street, and also of the one occu
pied by himself and the structure No. 1, occu
pied by Messrs. E. K. Tryon, Jr.,& Co., gunsmiths.
Mr. Kern's place was washed with water.
Mr. Kern sustains a loss of $3000 on his build
ings on Sixth street. On the Commerce street
buildings he had an insurance of $2000, and
loses about tGQOO on machinery and damage to
the building. The Sixth street buildings were
each Insured fer $3000 in the Fire Association.
The second floor of No. 21 is occupied by
Messrs. W. 8. Fortescue A Co., book publishers.
They were drenched with water. Loss small.
Insured in the -'Etna Insurance Company.
William B. Coverdalc, shoe dealer, occupies
the third and fourth floors. Sllghtlv damaged
by fire, and loses about $300 from water. In
sured. The structure No. 19 was entirely occupied by
Messrs. . K. Tryon, Jr., & Co., gunsmith,
fishing tackle, etc. The rear of the fourth story
was slightly injured by the fire, but the loss is
principally by water, the place having been
completely inundated. The stock was large and
valuable, and the firm estimate their loss at
$30,000. They have the following insurances-.
Pennsylvania f 15,00
Delaware Mutual 10,000
Fire Association 6,000
North America 6,000
William Soulbwood, dealer In aquariums and
a,...i of Nn 17. li-wat ohnnk ftfLO from tha de
struction of an awning and the smashing of
. . l . r . -,
some glass wnen vue western wan vi ino vuui
merce street building fell.
The establishment of Dr. Schenck was not in
the slightest damaged.
Assistant Fire Marshal Randall labored most
assiduously at these fires, and is now busily in
vestigating the subject of their origin.
The Blatb Last night the leading lights of
the Democracy met at the club house. No. 1014
Walnut street, and arranged the list of local
Democratic candidates as follows:
For Mayor John Hobbins.
For District Attorney Fnrman 8heppard.
For City Treasurer 8. Gross Fry.
For CUT Controller Willi am Harbison.
For City Commissioner General Ballier.
For City Solicitor Thomas J. Barger.
For Coroner Dr. Roth.
Thief at tub Fire Charles Reese, during
the fire on Commerce street this morning, at
tempted to steal some articles from the store of
Messrs. E. K. Tryon, Jr., & Co., No. 19 North
blxth street. Otllcer Mooney, of the Fourth
district, arrested him, and thejprlsoner will be
at the Central hearings this afternoon.
' ATX AMATEUR 'K0ME0.
ll'Rtt Jinks on the Tomb of the Capmleta
A llu-e Entertainment at the Aeadentjr
of Mwsle -Hamlet's "Robustious Pert-wig-pated
Fellow" Outdone for On.
Copper and Cabbages from an Eatka.
"O Borneo, Romeo 1 wherefore art thou Romeo?"
About six weeks ago there appeared in the
advertising columns of a mernlng contemporary
the following unique paragraph, credited to the
Medical depository, a new authority in matters
of high art:
'Having heard that John 8. Eitlla Intends to adept
the stage as a profession, we fel called upon to say
that we believe this man to possess the most won
derful tragic genius In the world. He appears to ne
a perfect mster of every passion of the human soul,
and can exhibit at will the most gentle feelings In
the sweetest utterance, or give vent by one loud out
buist of furious paxston to all the stormy feelings of
the human heart. We speak irom our own knowl
edge of the man, having heard kirn ourselves."
Soon after appeared the announcement that
Mr. Estlln wouli appear at the Academy of
Music is "ehakespeare's snelime tragedy of
liomeo and Julie (," with a number of well-known
amateurs in the cast. Having oace divulged
his plans to the public, oar "most wonderful
tragic genius" followed It up by telling the peo
ple through freqnent advertisements who and
what this man Shakespeare was, with choice
extracts from bis plays, as a foretaste of the
grand treat in store. Last evening "the most
wonderful tragic genlns" made his debut, and
the Academy of Mnsie was filled to overflowing.
Nature abhors a vacuntn, and the atmosphere,
on the occasion of Mr. Estlin's "benefit and first
appearance," penetrated every nook and corner
of the building and filled the spacious audi
torium as full as it was ever filled (with air)
before. Indeed, the only displacement sus
tained by the air we breathe was caused by the
presence of about two hundred people, who were
scattered all ever the house.
The handbills and advertisements had pro
mised the audience the "overture and otner
choice selections from the opera of liomeo and
JulUt" by "a select orchestra." 'The orchestra,
however, was non inventus, and Shakespeare's
"sublime tragedy" was rendered without any
dilutions bv the strains of Gounod or Bellini.
When the ''tragic genlns" made his entree, he
was greeted with a hearty round of applause,
which, before the close of the first act, be
came so continuous that "the genius" was
slightly incommoded. He persevered, neverthe
less, and at the close of the act, was called be
fore the curtain by an audience whose enthu
siasm made full amends for its meagreness, and
who had by that time come to see that they
were enjoying about the rarest tragic treat that
had ever been given in the Academy. During
the progress of the second act, the audience was
even more uproarious than during the first, the
earneet plaudits being mingled with loud cries
of "hi! hi!" "go it, old ooy i ana tue line. At
the close of the act, "the tragic genius" was
again called before the curtain, and embraced
the opportunity to apologize for the non-appearance
of the promised band. But his first sylla
bles were drowned by stentonlan cries of
"louder I" and as fast as "the genius" lifted up
his voice, the audience did likewise, until the
climax was capped by a cry of "louder, old
"Alas, poor Romeo, he is already dead!" ex
claims "Mercutio" in one of the earlier scenes.
aid In sooth such was fairly his condition by
the time he should have made his entrance In
the first scene of act third, to encounter the
taunts of "Tybalt." There was a delay of full
five minutes eeiore "nomeo appeared, atter
"Tybalt ' had exclaimed:
"Here comet my man."
"Where'n the d 1 is your man?" roared a
small boy in the third tier.
"Komeo, wnere an tnour arawiea out a
venerable octogenarian opposite, who had a
codv of the Dlav in his hand, and was assidu
ously following "the tragic genius" through his
"Here he comes," finally exclaimed one of
the anxious waiters, as ''the genlns" rushed
upoi the stage from the wrong direction, a per
fect picture oi despair.
The audience became ecstatic at this point,
nnd roared like mad. The Interest deepened is
the play progressed, and waen toe scene in
Juliet's chamber came on, another climax
was reached. Just as "the genius" was pouring
out his heart to his mock love, an enthusiastic
youth in the family circle hurled a handful of
coppers at the enamored "Romeo." This slightly
disconcerted hini, at did likewise a bundle of
dry leaves which quickly followed it. Bat the
indignity was not consummated until, as "the
genius was about stretching nis two bands
towards heaven, he was greeted by an enormous
cabbage, which fell at his feet and smote him on
the toes. Then the thing became monotonous,
and "Romeo" turned upon his persecutors.
Wheeling up to the footlights, he exclaimed
"Ladles and gentlemen, I'm a tick man!"
"So you are!" came from one of his auditors.
"I'm not fit to be here,' he continued.
"That's so!" was the read response.
"Ladle and gentlemen, I have been studying
this part so hard that I haven't had time to eat,
put In "the tragic genius" again.
"Go take a drink!" shouted a man in the
And so the fun progressed, until an otner rare
point was reached at the tragic death-scene in
the last act. "Ah! ah!" "Oh! oh!" "Esy!
easy!" came from all parts of the house, as the
u fortunate lovers were letting themselves
down, and when they were stiff and stark on
the noor, tne entuusiasuc youm in me lautuy
circle who had thrown the handtuu oi coppers
cried out lustily:
"Set 'em up again !"
But they were not to be Bet up again. They
had done their duty nobly, and were In at the
death, and that is all that was required.
Perhaps the best solution of the unique enter
tainment that could be given was that made by
a sympathetic auditor, who, during one of the
waits, mounted the stage and commenced:
"Ladies and gentlemen, I once knew a man in
a lunatic asylum "
"Estlin!" Efrtlii! Estlin's the man!" cried a
dozen voices In chorus.
"When," continued the sympathetic auditor,
"when I asked him what brought blm here, he
said, 'I bad a hobby which I would ride, and as
it couldn't throw me, I rode it until I fetched up
"Estlin's the man!" again shouted the au
dience, and the rest of the speech was lost in the
Sale of Real Estate and Stocks The
following sales of real estate and stocks were
made at the txcuanga yesterday at soon oj i.
Thomas fc Sons: -
S shares Kensington National Bank flit
5 shares Merchants' Hotel Co 65
10 shares National Bank of the Republic. 95-50
10 shares Common we situ National Bank... 64-25
100 snares Em Dire Transportation Co 60-63
1 share Woodlands Cemetery Co 140
634 shares Vinton Furnace and Coal Co. ... Sc. sh,
1 nhare Mercantile Library Co '
looo shares McCllntockvllta Petroleum Co. 61c sh.
tooo Fredericksburg and UordonsvlUe
KaBroad 85 per et,
6 Okocko Rents Each S6 a vear 605
thiktkkntu (norm). No, 053 Modern rest-'
Vikk. No. 1628 Modern resUence. t00
Ri.kvkkth taouLhl No. HI Store and dwel
Tknth (norths No. 1056 Stort and dwell
Rescuins a. Prisoner Officer Mullen, of
the First district, yesterday sad in custody a
prisoner on uray's ierry road, below ooutn
atrcet. A friend of the prisoner named Edward
Re.fler. assaulted the policeman, whereupon he
was arrested, and was held in 6U0 ball by
n.uvDArs f r Vrartlr TfAmftl. litrtnar ftt Trt.
1016 Marshall street, kindly spreid some eata
bles and drinkables for the fire rata and pollce
.fter the fire was extinguished on Marshall
street, last evwuug.
A Bad Man Michael Comer, retorted to ba
a very bad character, assaulted a man at Front
and Callow hill streets yesterday afternoon.
Alderman Toland sent Michael to jail for thirty
Tl Third Annnnl Kxhlbltlon of the
tlonal Photographic Association of lb
United Stat-Tho Opening of the Pic
ture Display This Morning A J lneI2x
The third annual exhibition of the National
Photographic Association of the United States
opeted at 10 o'clock this morning in the Horti
cultural nail, with tbe picture display of the
finest photographic works of art from all parts
of the world.
The Tbotographlc Association will, in addi
tion to this exhibition, hold various meetings
and exhibitions during the week. The display
In Horticultural Hall will continue until June
13, and will be open both in tbe day and even
ing. An orchestra will be in attendance at the
night entertainments and perform select pro
grammes. On Wedneiday (to-morrow) after
roon, a public anniversary reception will be
beld at tbe Academy of Music, at which time
tbe programme will Include music, addresses,
and stereopticon displays.
On Wednesday evening a popular lecture on
light will be delivered by Professor Henry Mor
ton, Ph.D., before the apsoclatlon.and on Thurs
day evening auother lecture on the same sub
ject and by the same lecturer. On Friday
evening an exhibition in the stereoptlcon will be
given, in the Academy ot Music, of tbe associa
tion's collection of views from all parts of tbe
world, conducted by J. W. Black, of Boston.
This collection is said to be finer than anything
which has ever been exhibited.
Delegates are now present In the city from all
parts of the United States, to attend the meet
ings of the association. Tbe number of visitors
which this series of exhibitions has brought to
tbe city Is quite large, and it is hoped that they
will all heartily enjoy their visit.
The picture display which opened this morn
ing will demand a large share of the attention
of tbe visitors. At the hour of writing the ar
rangements were not quite complete, but even
in tbe unfinished state the exhibition promised
to be of the most entertaining, pleasing, and in
structive character. ' Tbe hall has been divided
up Into small alcoves or booths, so as to give as
much wall room as possible, and a partition
runs down the centre of the hall, In which are
alBo displayed numerous fine works of art.
Tbe exhibitors were not yet all fully repre
sented, but a great number had their contrlbu
tions fully and carefully assorted and arranged.
Onr city photographers were fully represented,
as well as those from all parts of the United,
states and Europe. Among the Philadelphia
delegation were noticed some very fine and large
pictures of miscellaneous kinds from Gute
kunst; a very large assortment of out-door views
and inldes of buildings, from R. Newell, many
of which were familiar scenes in this neigh
borhood. The display of Glhon & Thompson occupied
an entire alcove, and as large an assortment from
Osier hung along a portion of on side wall of
the hall. Wamsley & Co. exhibited some ivory
types of exquisite finish, and Albert Moore con
tributed various large specimens of perfect pic
tures enlarged by means of tbe solar camera
from small negatives. The American Photo
graphic Relief Printing Company exhibited
liumerons specimens of photographic mechani
cal printing by the Woodbury process, which
that company is now able to turn out in good
F. A. Wenderoth contributed the results of
experiments in carbon printing, which showed
all the finish of long experience. German's de
partment was extensive. The display of me
chanical photographs of machinery, etc., was
very complete, and shewed how far photography
is new used to aid the mechanical arts.
Vansyckle & Brother contributed several good
specimens of portrait work: and Herman Roett-
ger, manufacturer of photographic lenses, had a
most elaborate cane filled with the finest pro
ductions of his workshop. F. Reifsnyder showed
a large assortment oi passe-partouts, and ilale,
Goodman & Co. a collection of elaborate frames.
Tbe tables from Wilson. Hood & Co. were
burdened with specimens of every kind of ma
terial or substance used in the art, and a similar
set of tables were furnished from E. & H. T.
Anthony & Co., of New York. New York also
sent specimens from w. Kurtz, some of which
were very large and fine, especially some cattle
views from life, large size, and a view of Broad
street, Philadelphia, looking north from Spring
Garden; also specimens from Bogardns and N.
u. ttusey, oi jNew xork, and w. a. Pendleton,
otner fine displays were shown irom Leon
Van Loo, of Cincinnati, Ohio; A. M. Allen, of
Pottsvllle; Dunniod & Wilson, of Baltimore;
Kilburn &-Bro., of Littleton. N. H.; C. A. Zim
merman, of St. Paul, Minn.; W. G. Bussell, of
Erie, fa.; b. a. B tuber, et Bethlehem, fa.; A.
Aracaw. of Washington. Iowa: J. 11. boswick.
of Bristol, Pa.; D. Lathrop and B. L. H. Dabbs,
of Pittsburg; and J. W. Sawyer, of Chicago.
Home colored specimens irom D. is. Bedlln. of
Philadelphia, were very fine, and the table of
photographic materials irom castle, oi (Jieve-
ano, was eiaoorate and complete.
The display of foreign photographs was pro
bably the most attractive. The pictures of this
department were from Moser, Sr., and Carl
Snch, of Berlin; from Grasshoff, Uterville, and
Brigny, of. Leamington. In addition to all
these there were any quantity of miscellaneous
views, steroscopic and statuary pictures, auto
types, glass positives, and the like. The exhibi
tion, altogether, offers the greatest of induce
ments to all loves or peanty or or. the nne arts.
Annual Report of the Prison Agent Ilia
Ai Union aua stow lie Aceompiunes it.
We this mornlnar received the annual reDort
of Prison Agent William J. Mullen, rendered to
tbe Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the
Miseries of Public Prisons. He says:
He has endeavored to make It his constant care
to de what he could to assist the authorities In dis
pensing justice. If the labors of the agent have not
accomplished all that could have been desired, in
the settlement oi over ra.ouu cases oi persons wno
have been Incarcerated, and have now been liber
ated by his management, whom he has been Instru
mental in releasing irum me oeginning, ne lanes
consolation in a consciousness that he has left no
thing undone, Intentionally, that it was la bis power
to do, that would be productive of good results, and
If in disposing of these cases by bis interference, he
has succeeded m meeting me expectations ana ap-
Sroval or his fellow.citisens, his highest ambition
as been reached, and he will feel happy.
He has been Instrumental in releasing from orison
ST0T persons; of this number there were 63 children,
and 8 Insane. All these were court casss, and the
most of them were Innocent of what they were ac
cused of, or whose real offenses, upon Investigation
were found to be of so trivial a nature as not to
justify their further Imprisonment. Of this num
ber, many who were destitute at the tlaie they
left tbe prisonj were supplied with bouies or
The whole number of persons released frou
prison, through the Interference of the agent, during
the eighteen years of his agency, has been 8S,S94, at
a saving to the county of $iT2,l'.) SI. These fact,
taken in a pecuniary point of view alone, would
seem to make the mission one of importance.
Inciting to Riot. There was an election at
Twenty-first and Ellsworth street last night to
decide the location of a precinct-house, and
James Winters, who was rather the worse for
liquor, was continually disturbing it. He got
into several wrangles with different parties.
He was finally arrested, and Alderman Dallas
held blm In ball to answer
Robbed in a Tavern. Officer Boyle, of the
m -V. 1 I ..a .a.kIa ivt a
William Wallace, who was charged with iteal-
ls f-rrt ttia nrwV At nf man wkA was
is iw i VAA iu t"Vvo ' a-"- naw
Bleeplur In a cbair In a beer saloon at Frank-
r - . a: a. . rry t a
lord road and wenersun street, me accuiou
was placed under 1600 ball by Alderman Shoe
maker. Disorderly Eliaa Boyle (colored was ar
rested at a ball in Concert Hall last evening for
notorious behavior, by Officer Ruff, of the Sixth
d strict. He endeavored to beat the policeman
on the way to the station-house. H is under
11)00 bill by Alderman j ones.
Malicious John Yokum has been held to
ball by Alderman Dallas tor maliciously kicking
in the panel of a house on Maiden lane, last
evening. John was under the Influence of
t liquor at the time.
Daring Attempt to Rob a Ilaltlmorean
The Thieves Captured and Ctniekljr Die.
'7 poacd of. ........
A Baltlmorean, named Daniel Finn, on his way
from New York, arrived at the depot at Thirty
first and Market streets at about half-paU
twelve last night. He was met in the depot by
two notorious thieves named James Smith and
These fellows took him over to a tavern oppo
site and proposed to treat him, which proposi
tion be accepted. They then asked him to take
a walk, and he complied. After sauntering
around for a while the thieves pretended that
tbey desired to go up Ludlow street, and Mr.
Finn accordingly went with them. When they
arrived at a lonely spot one of the men seized
Mr. Finn, ran him against a fence, and tripped
They both fell, and daring the scuffle the
other party busied himself in trying to get at
the pocket-book of tbe Baltlmorean, who dur
ing this time was fightiug witu vigor and
screaming "help," "police," etc. Officer
McDonald, of the Sixteenth district, heard the
cries, and ran up in time to prevent the robbery.
Tbe two fellows scampered off, but the po
liceman arrested both of them by a prompt
production of his revolver. Officer Urian
coming up, the highway robbers were taken to
the station house. Mr. Finn being a powerful
man, tbe thieves did not succeed in getting at
his pocket-book. The prosecutor wished to
return to bis native city; but Lieutenant Leech
detained him until this morning.
Tbe Lieutenant brought the prisoners in this
morning, had them arraigned before the Grand
Jury; Mr. Finn testified, a true bill wan found,
and tbe scoundrels will be tried this afternoon
in tbe Court of Quarter Sessions.
Many robberies of this kind are perpetrated in
the neighborhood of railway depots, and the
thieves generally escape justice because th pros
ecutors will not remain In town to appear against
DlBORDIRLT HOUSB BROKEN UP. Od CheS-
nut street, above Thirty-fourth, is a house kept
by Henry McKeown. For years past it has been
tbe resort of worthless and abandoned charac
ters, both male and female. Yesterday after
noon some half dozen parties were in the es
tablishment, and their riotous conduct and
profanity caused much annoyance tD respectable
people. A neighbor swore out a warrant before
Alderman Lungren, and Lieutenant Leech sent
there a squad of officers who entered the place
and arrested three or four others, beside Mr. and
Mrs. McKeown. The entire party were marehed
to the alderman's office for a hearing. The
magistrate consented to discbarge the ethers
but held the husband and wife in flOOO ball
Notorious Pickpocket Caoxd. Readers of
local news should be familiar by this time with
the character of Lewis Jones, alias "Brother
Bones," one of the most dexterous pickpockets
in Philadelphia. Yesterday afternoon, as the
negro parade was passing Eighteenth and Ches
nut streets, Lewis tried to operate upon the
pocket of a lady who was standing watching
the parade. She screamed, and Lieutenant Fla
herty and Officer Carr ran up In time to discover
"Brother Bones" making hasty steps down
Chesnut street to Seventeenth. The officers
followed, and captured him on Seventeenth
street, above Chesnut. Lewis Is under $300 ball
by Alderman Morrow.
Two Burglaries. The residence of W.
Harris Kneass, at Fortieth and Oregon streets,
was entered last night and robbed of 4300 worth
of silverware. The windows were found closed
this morning, and the front door had been
opened from the inside, and these circumstances
lead to the belief that the thief had secreted
himself In the dwelling.
Two thieves broke into Jones Mansion, East
Fairmount Park, this morning. Tuey were
surprised by Keeper Menes, who fired three
shots at them, but they managed under cover of
the woods to effect their escape.
The Pittston Sufferers. The Mayor this
morning received the following additional con
tributions: C, of 8omerton 110
Ml, a. & 1U
Patrick McNevin, of Pottsvllle 6
Knights of Labor 1
Previously acknowledged naa
Boy Run Over A lad named Samuel Weth-
heimer, living at No. 3 Mansfield place, was run
over and slightly injured by a wagon, at iieaca
and Noble streets, yesterday afternoon.
Republican Registry. This evening, from
4 to 8 o'clock, the Republican registry takes
CHEAP DRY GOODS.
CHEAP DRY GOODS.
C. H. HAMRICK & CO.,
No. 45 North EIGHTH Street,
Beg to announce to the public their deter
mination to close out the following Good.
at prices that will please buyers,
lleruanlea of all Grades, splendid goods,
at 50 per cent, less than have been asked
tog same goods.
Black and Grey Silks reduced front 9175
Black Silks (all Silk warranted), fl'35.
Blaek Silks (all Silk), splendid quality,
Closing out our stock of Lawn and Linen
All qualities of Lawns and Linens for
dresses, less than can be found elsewhere.
Pongees, all the best goods, at greatly re
Lawns In every variety, 20 cents, worth
Percales In every variety; also, Robe Pat
Batiste Splendid French Dress StutTs, 33e.
All the New Style Piques closing out.
French Undressed Piques, very desirable.
Ladles Invited to examine Prices.
I Btutbatrp C. H. HAMRICK tt CO.
1H THE ORPHANS' COURT FOR THE CITY
AND COUNTY OK PIULADKLPUIA.
Estate of COMLY SHOEMAKER, deceased.
The Audit jr appointed by tbe Court to audit, settle,
and adjust the account of ALLEN SHOEMAKER
and EUNICE M. KHOEMAKKR, Executors of
COMLY SJ10KM AKEK, deceased, and to report dis
tribution of the balanoe in the bands of the account
ants, and also te report distribution of the fund paid
Into court, arising from the sale of the real estate of
said decedent, will meet the parties Interested for
the purpose of bis appointment, on WEDNESDAY,
Jnnetl, 1ST1, at H o'clock M., at his omoe, No. 131
South FIFTH Street, In the cltv of Philadelphia.
GEO. M. CONAKKOE,
6 6tuths6t Auditor.
OFFICE OF BOILER INSPECTION DEPART
MENT, No. 11 8. FOURTH Street.
At a special meeting of the Commutes of Select
and Common Council, on Steam Engine and Boiler
Inspection, the Inspector wss Instructed to call the
attention of Boiler Owners and Use's to Section 4
ef the Act of Assembly, approved May IT, ls4,
"If any person shall, on or after the first Monday
of Jaly next, maintain or keep In use or operation
any stationary steam engine or boiler within the said
city of Philadelphia, wlthont having first received a
certificate that the same has been found to be sale
and competent, as is hereinbefore provided, shall ba
deemed gnllty of a misdemeanor, and upon convic
tion In the Court of (garter sessions for said county
shall be sentenced to siy a flue not exceeding live
thousand (tsooo) dollars and to undergo Imprison
ment in the jail of said county, either with or with
out labor, as the Court may direct, for a term not
exceeding two (S) yeara"
Tbe act approved July T, 1889, with reference to
Insured boilers requires tbe Indorsement of this De
partment, in order to exempt ths owners or users
from city inspection.
' r WILLIaMW. BUR NELL,
Chairman Of Steam Engines and Boiira
T. J. LOVEUKOVE,
Philadelphia, June 5, 18T1. 6 (
THE SOUTH AMER1C1H TROUBLES
The Arctic Expedition.
Colored Laborers' Dtriko.
Tho Manitoba Case,
Another Terribla IYXutiny.
Politics in New England
The Montevideo Revolution.
Special Det patch U Th Mvminfl Telegraph.
Wabhik0TOic , June 0 Letters received per
South American steamer which arrived at New
York yesterday state that the revolution in Mon
tevideo has assumed a new phase. The Blancos
thought to have abandoned the fight have re
ceived large reinforcements, and are making
threatening demonstrations against the city. The
authorities had made ample provision against
the threatened attacK.
. The Small-pox
is making fearful ravages at Buenos Ayres
among all classes of citizens. Large numbers of
deaths occur daily.
The United States Steamer Narragansett
arrived at Rio April 30th. All well on board.
Captain Hall sails in the Polaris on the
to-morrow. Kev. Dr. Newman, chaplain of the
United States Senate, expects to accompany the
expedition some distance beyond Labrador.
The Strike Among Colored Laborers
is not yet settled. At a meeting last night, the
principal speaker said the men must have work,
and if they were to be kept out of it by the
contractors, they would have their blood, and
counselled violence to all who refused to yield.
' BT ASSOCIATED PRESS
ExAusvctly to The Evening Te'epraph.
Washington, June 6. Lieutenant Com
mander F. VV. Dlcklns has beu ordered to
torpedo duty. Pay Inspector James D. Murray
has been detached from the Washington Navy
Yard, and ordered to the Naval Academy on
the first of July. Pay Inspector Colvia is de
tached from the Naval Academy on July 1st,
and ordered to settle his accounts. Paymaster
W. Goldsborough from special dnty at the
Naval Academy, and ordered to the Washing
ton Navy Yard.
The United States Steamer Narragansett,
Commander R. W. Meade, arrived at Rio, April
80, ail well on board.
Tho Conscience Fund.
A letter from Philadelphia to the .Treasury
Department contributes one dollar and eighty
five cents to the conscience fund of the Trea
sury yesterday, from a small trader.jou account
oi an internal revenue license not iuiiy paid
The Receipts from Internal Revenue
sources the first six days of tbe month of June
of the present year, "compared with the same
time of Jane, 1870, show a falling off of nearly
f 5,000,000. This is attributable to the opera
tions of the new law.
Subscriptions to the New Loan
Mr. Belknap, recently appointed
, Inspector-General of Steamboats,
has arrived here, and taken the oath of ofiice.
To-morrow there will be a meeting in this
city of all the
Supervising Inspectors of Steamboats
to consider the new Steamboat law and a proper
method of putting it Into operation.
FROM NEW YORK.
Tit associated prkss.j
Exclusively to The Evening TtletrmpK
The Manitoba Mutiny.
New York, June 6. The examination in the
case of the seamen of the British bark Mani
toba, charged with piracy, was concluded this
morning before Commissioner White. The case
for the prosecution was summed up by counsel
for the British Consul, who contended that the
men should be held for extradition. The Com
missioner stated that he would certainly hold
Thomas and Robert Walsh, Thomas 8hea, and
James Carr, but concerning the others he had
not decided. The case was adjourned to 3
o'clock, when the Commissioner would render
The President and Mrs. Grant,
Miss Grant and Miss Cooke, arrived at the Fifth
Avenue Hotel this morning from Long Branch,
and leave this P. M. for West Point. Numerous
politicians, office seekers and others thronged
the hotel, but only a favored few were granted
Another Terrible Mutiny.
The ship Europa, from Bremen, reports on
June 8: Saw a brig with a signal ot distress.
She proved to be the J. L. Bo wen, hence for
Gibraltar, the crew having mutinied and killed
the captain. The chief mate lay on the deck
senseless, with bis head badly cut. The second
mate bad an arm broken, and was otherwise
badly injured, and two men and one passenger
were also badly beaten. Put our mate on board
the brig to bring her back to New Yore.
FROM TEE WEST.
BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. J
Exclmivtly to Ths Evening Telegraph.
Public Schools of St. Louis.
8t. Locis, June 6. Ira Divall, late Superin
tendent of Public Schools, has resigned ou ac
count of bad health. Mr. Divall was for more
than twenty years Superintendent of Public
Schools in this city, and was largely instrumen
tal in bringing them np to the high state of
efficiency for which they are famous,
t Railway Matters.
The Times states that the Missouri Railroad Is
about to pass into the hands of new owners,
with M. X. Jessup at the head. The plan is to
bid the railroad off at a sale, to Uke place in
August, under the second mortgage, and thus
wipe out the third mortgage; the S,000,000
of stock and floating debt, which amounts to
t2,000,000 or 13,000,000 more.
If the scheme works well, the Illinois, Mis
souri and Kansas Association will, says the
Timet, purchase the road with 30,000,000 capi
tal, and paying a dividend upon that sum for
7,000,000 or t8,000,000, or little more than a
third of its real value.
BT ASSOCIATED FKSS3.
Exclusively to Th Evtniwi TtltgrmpK
Baltimore June o.-The United Fire Com
pany of Norfo k, with their engine, arrived here
this morning. They will remain until to-morrow,
when they go to Wilmington, Delaware,
and thence to Philadelphia.
York Produce Market.
New Tore Jane . Cotton exclied; sales 9000
bales inlddlia uplands at 1 'c; middling Orleans,
lul iw Steady; State. 13 Mja-wi; Ohio, 1194
S vo We stern, 5 M4T10 ; Southern, WS $s. Wheat
firmer- spring. $1-64X1 61 afloat; winter red and
aiubTrVestern, 11H4 Oora flrmaad adanced
lc inferior and common mixed Western sa 7lc.;
ioo'd to choice do. TlisiTlc. Oats Arm ; Onio, eta
sao Beet unchanged. Pork dull; new mess, $is
ls'u. Lard urui; steam, Jl0,o.i kettle, lsc.
. FROM NEW EXGLAMD.
LBT ASSOCIATED FRES9.J
fxeUtMrely to Th Kwning ItlegrapK
Shooting CaseWork In tho Kavjr Yard,
Portsmouth, N. n., June 6. Henry Remlck,
of Kittery, while In a drunken fit last night,
shot son, Inflicting a severe wound in the
leg. Tbe son was an artist and contributor to
Boston weekly papers.
Work in the Navy Tard
is temporarily suspeuded for want of funds.
Mayor Adams was to-day taken to tbe Btate
Two sous of John Reynolds, aeed seventeen
and nineteen, residing near 8t Albans, Vt.,
were drowned yesterday in the Lamoille river.
New Hampshire Politics.
Cokcord, N. H., June 6. This city never
in Us political records presented such active
scenes as to-day. All the politicians of the
Stale are here engineering for the organization
of the Legislature to-morrow. All out 10 of
167 representatives are calculated upon, as the
Democratic party strength were present last
The Democrats are claiming the organization
of the House by ten majority, in which event
the Senate vacancies will not be filled until after
the convention for counting the Governor's vote,
as the Senate will not crganlze if the Democrats
are succefsfal. 1
G. W. N. Pittman (Democrat), of Brtlett,
will be elected President of the Senate, and W.
N. Gore (Labor Reform), of Weare, Speaker of
the House, and James P. Jackson, of Littleton,
cierk. Tbe headquarters ot the Democracy is
at tbe Eagle Hotel, and the Republican head
quarters at Rumford Hall; they present an active
appearance, and their members express them
selves confidently as to the result. Republican
Representatives Scott, of Keene, and Johnson,
of Pittsburg, are ill, not able to be present.
Tbe Republican cat41date for Speaker will
probably be Colonel William D. Patton, of
Kingston, with J. H. teuton, Jr., Clerk.
. W ell-informed politicians calculate on Wes
ton's election as Governor by a close vole, say
5. and Democrats say thny can elect him even
If the House is organized by the Republicans.
Republican members are not called upon to bo
present before this evening, but there is already
larger relative representation of members elect
present than has ever voted in the organization
of the Legislature.
FROM THE DOMINION.
rST ASSOCIATED PRESS.
Exclusively to The Evening Telegraph.
Drowned Bodies Recovered.
Mohtrral, June 0. The bodies of the unfor
tunate journalists, Spalght and Lodne, of the
Montreal Gazette, who went over the Lachlne
Rapids on the Queen's birthday, were recovered.
The funeral took place to-day.
Fall of a Bridge.
Paris, Ont., June 6. The stone abutment
and iron girder bridge over the river lleuth,
three miles west of Paris, gave way last night,
precipitating twenty-four freight cars into th
creek. No one was hurt. This will necessitate
the transfer of passengers at the break for two
or three days, but will cause little delay.
Latest vable Quotations.
London, June 4 bo p. m. Consols for money.
91 M; tor accoant, 91. C. S. 6-308 or 182, Mtt;
Ot 1SC5, Old, 90M ; Of 188?, 92 10-408, 88 .
London, June t 4 so P. M. SeQned petroleum
LIVERPOOL. June e 4-30 P. M Cotton closed ac
tive; uplands, 8'V(3i6Ud.; Orleans, 8",d. Sales to
day uu.uou Dales, moiudiug uueo ror export and specu
lation. Yarns and fabrics at Manchester firm. '
Arrived, steamers City of London, from New York,
ano Darlen, Irom New Orleans.
New York Money and Stock Market. .
Naw Tore, June 0 tltooks very strong. Money
at 8 per cent. Oold, 119 tf. 6-sob, lses, coupons, lllKt
do. 1S4, cp., llix: do. i860, cp., im; do. isso,
new, U4 V; do. 1W7, 114 V ;do 1868, luv: 10-408,
109 ; Virginia 6s, new, 7; Missouri 8s, 95 V; Can
ton Co., 9X ; Cumberland preferred, 88 N. V. Cen
tral and Hudson River, $v; Erie, S9X; Reading,
116V; Adams Express, S0M; Michigan Central,
124' ; Michigan Southern, llfitf; Illinois Central.
116; Cleveland and Plttsbnrsr, 118; Chicago and
Bock Island, 14 V; Pittsburg and Fort Wayne, 99i;
Western Union Telegraph. 61
Ctourl of Quartet Seetiont J udge AUison,
The trial of prison cases was began to-day.
Martin Bryan pleaded guilty to the char ef en
tering the residence oi Dr. it. II. Kline, with intent
Drew Bayers pleaded guilty to the charge of beat
ing his wile, and George Read pleaded guilty to the
lienjamia Mansfield, colored, was convicted of
stealing and committing an assault and battery
upon Policeman Gillespie. The evidence on tho
part of the prosecution was that on the isth of May,
about 4 o'clock in the morning, the officer found tho
prisoner, who was a porter at bhlppen street
market, with two sides of sole leather In bis eart.
and when the officer arrested him he resisted ; an4
that during that night a store at Socond and Ship
pen streets had been broken Into and this very
The prisoner told a very consistent story In ex
planation of this, saving be had found the leather
In the street, but the sworn statements of the wlt
nesses against blm and the energetic argument of
the Asslsiaat District Attorney were too much for
his simple story, and the jury pronounced him
Policeman William Baker was tried upon the
charge of assault and battery npon Timothy Congo,
colored. Mr. Bregy, representing tbe prosecution,
called a number of witnesses to prove that while
Congo was quietly driving bis cart down Green
street a maa named Mule Tamped into the vehiole
and put a living snake on his face, and then, when
ordered by Conge to desist, he Jumped out. Seeing
the ofllcer coming up he went to him, tapped him on
the shoulder, and appeared to hold a private conver
sation with him, alter which he returned to Congo
aid beat him.
Tbe policeman then arrested Congo, but npon the
remonstrance of tbe crowd let him go. Then he
followed him to the wharf where he was employed,
and tor what he called Impudence arrested blm and
took him before an alderman, where he preferred a
charge of breach of tbe peace against blm. Mr.
Ileverln, representing the defense, called witnesses
to prove that, after the disturbance, the otllcer
ordered Congo to take his cart eft" the crossing, and
upon bis refusing o do so arrested him.
Mr. Bregy, in summing up for the prosecution,
met this point by saving that the officer charged
Congo before the Alderman with a breach of tho
peace, and did not say a word about violation of tho
city ordinance, as be undoubtedly wonld have dono
bad not this been an after-thought. The jury ren
dered a verdict of guilty.
PHILADELPHIA STOCK EX CHANGE SALES
Reported by De Haven A Bro., No. 40 S. Third street.
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lot sh Read R..b30.B8-6
turn do T
11000 PhUa A Els.. 9i
$1000 Pa gen ml.
reg.. .. 93
f 10600 Leh Gold L... 93X
1 1000 City 6s, New..
d bill. ...100
1600 sh Bead U..b39. 68 v
8 do 6 S
8 do 68 S
7 do 68,'
100 do D30.68-6
MOshLeh VR..b6. ti4
cos an Lnu NSt.... s-t
40 do b60. 89
11 th Penna R.reo. tijtf
8 do.recelpts 61 V
1 - do.recelpts 61 V
IS do.recelpts 81
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11 do... allot. 61V '
The climate ot England does not agree with
the ex-Empress Eugenie, and the is said to bo
very anxious to go to some southern country;
but political considerations cause her to remain
HENRY W. A B SCOTT, JR., AUCTIONEERS,
No. 1129 CHESSUT Street, GlrarJ Row.
At tbe Auction Rooms, To-morrow (Wednesday)
mernlnir. at 10 V o'clock, a large and attractive sal
of BOUSKUOLD FURNITURE,
comprising elegant parlor suits in rep, plusl, terry,
and hair; waluut chamber suits, wardrobes, secre
taries, book-canes, hat-racls, marble-top centre
tables, marble-top bouquet tables, marble-top wash
stands, marble-top sMeboards, oak and waluut caoo
aeat chairs, halr-clottt chairs, walnut extension
tables, svfas, lounges, bpanish chairs, Ottomans,
straw, husk, hair, and spring mattreases ; etereup
tluon and views, a ladles jewel case, an Im
ported work table, richly Inlaid with tugawood;
refrigerators, chiua.gUss, and plated ware; cutlery;
broiiite figures, etc. - It