Lancaster daily intelligencer. (Lancaster, Pa.) 1864-1928, June 19, 1880, Image 2

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Hancaster Intelligencer.
Themas F. Bayard.
A life of Themas F. Bayard by Ed
ward Spencer, of Maryland, just issued
by the Appleton's, presents him as "a
man upon whom the hopes of very many
are concentrated that he may become in
the near future the leader of the republic
backward from perilous paths te the
better ways of old." This is strictly
true, and these who have this hope are
net all of them Democrats. Mr. Bayard
enjoys the highest consideration from
political Mends and fees. His bearing
has richly earned it. He is a statesman
worthy of the purest days of the republic,
in which there is no guile. He has
always been a firm and consistent Demo Deme
crat, but his honest and earnest conduct
has wen for him the esteem of every
party. "Whatever may be said of the
present result at Cincinnati it is the fact
that the hope of his fellow Democrats is
te see him some day in the presidential
office. They will be proud of luuiasa
candidate and they will be proud of his
administration. There may be that in
his record which may make the Cincin
nati convention deem it prudent te
postpone his nomination te a fu
ture period; although the possi
ble prejudice which would ' be thus
deferred te is net, in our judgment,
worthy of the sacrifice. It is feared that
the speech made by Senater Bayard in
his early youth, and at the outset of the
war, may be used te his injury among
the voters as a basis for a charge of dis
loyalty. "Better," he thought, " while
deeply deploring the revolution which
had severed eleven states from the
Union, if a peaceful accommodation was
impossible, that the discontented states
be allowed te withdraw than run the
awful risk of such a war." But this was
likewise the thought then of many men of
all parties. It is similar in sentiment te
General Scott's "wayward sisters depart
in peace" speech and te the like utter
ances of Herace Greeley. At its worst
it was an error of judgment. It is ab
surd te suppose that the people can be
persuaded that it came te Themas F.
Bayard through any lack of patriotism.
They might have been induced te think
se in the heated, bygone days ; but in the
present calmness of feeling and in the
face of the record Jlr. Bayard has made
for himself, se admirable in the opinion
of political friend and fee, what Demo
crat can reasonably fear that the people
can be persuaded te distrust him as a
presidential candidate through this ut
terance of long age. "We have no such
fear and confidently believe that it is
In Democratic circles Mr. Bayard has
been criticised because of his assent te
the creation of the abortive criminal
commission ; and this tee may be set
down with reason as an error of judg
ment. But his biographer exhibits the
state of feeling under which Mr. Bayard
acted, and it furnishes abundant excuse
for, if it does net fully justify his action.
He was filled with apprehension at what
he saw and heard at "Washington. Mere
than half the entire army of the United
Slates was collected there. Mr. Bayard's
fear was the country was te be Mexi
can! zed and therefore ' addressed all his
energies te the preparation of a remedy
in the form of law." The remedy he
approved was net the remedy which the
occasion demanded, but it is true, as his
biographer states, that he assumed "in
the essential nobility of his nature, that
ether men would be actuated by the
same motives as these which compelled
him te de what he did."
Admitting against Mr. Bayard these
two mistakes in judgment at two periods
of his life wide apart, lie is charged with
all that can be said against his fitness for
the executive office. In the supreme
qualifications which he has shown for its
vast responsibilities, these objections will
be held by the voters te be insignificant.
AVe de believe that there is enough geed
sense in the people te make them anxious
te endorse a man who has in his daily
walk in their sight se universally gained
their esteem. If Mr. Seymour is net te
be had Mr. Bayard may be safely taken.
It is said that Mr. Tilden does net favor
his nomination and it is no doubt se.
He is net of the Tilden kind. If Mr.
Tilden had been of his kind he would
new be our president.
A Funny Friend. "
Senater Cameren, it appears, has turn
ed a frowning lace upon his friend Hart
ranft, and refused te move his confirma
tion as collector, notwithstanding he had
premised Hartranft te aid him. This
premise, however, was made before the
Chicago convention, the result of which
was se disappointing te Mr. Cameren
that he naturally wants te make it dis
appointing te his friends ; a man in
misery likes company; and it may have
been en this principle that the senator
hangs up his friend, the would-be-collector.
But, perhaps, there is a better
reason for .it. Mr. Hartranft professes
net te knew what it is that has soured
Donald against him He declares that
he is very much grieved thereat ; which
is very natural ; it is becoming te be
grieved when a fat office is taken from
one's grasp. Mr. Hartranft says he lias
been looking forward te this comfortable
place for a long while, and that it was a
part of the bargain when he took the
postelfice that he should have Collector
Tutten's old shoes when his term of oc
cupancy expired. This his friend the
senator then agreed te ; and new he
don't. It is very distressing, and enough
te make Hartranft weep. He. has net
deserved it. Indeed, he never deserved
anything ; but he has had a great deal.
Somebody has been feeding him all his
life. He feels that he has an inalienable
right te be fed. The trouble seems te be
that he leeks around in tee many quar
ters for his feed. Cameren was feeding
him ; se was McManes; and new that
there is war te the knife between
these tee, peer Mr. Hartranft is in treu
ble. He has te cheese under which king
te serve. But the curious thing about it
is that Mr. -McManes apparently was for
Tutten; and Cameren net being for
McManes, Hartranft ought te have
found grace in his sight. Perhaps it is
.only pure devilishnessin the senator after
all ; or, perchance, the unit rule is at the
bottom of; it. The unit rule is well known
te be the senator's meat and drink. He
has net found it very nourishing. It dis
agreed with him at Chicago and he had
I te cast it up. If he could Have kept it
he says lie would have nominated brant.
Very likely; and se lie would if he had
marched the grand army into the hall
and turned out the anti-Grant delegates
in Cremwelliau style. His rump con
vention would have nominated Grant.
But Donald did net have his way. His
friends did net stand by him ; and he
spits en his friends spitefully.
Thk green apple and jumping rope sea
son has commenced, and a corner in small
coffins may seen be looked for.
Prokesseu Gaiikiki. Camimiei.l of the
University of Minnesota thinks that the
language of the future will be music, but
Denis Kearney thinks he must be mistaken.
There arc no swear words in music.
Rev. Jacob Meuuis of West Salem N. J.
was recently astonished by finding a large.
full-blown,bona fide white rose en a branch
of a crab apple tree in his orchard. It
came out during a fog, and get en the
apple tree by mistake.
As expected the Cincinnati papers are
warning the people against ice water ; they
evidently fear that some of the delegates
next week might be attempted te taste it
instead of paying five cents a glass for the
regular Cincinnati beverage.
The New Yerk Star gives the Field
boom a lift by republishing in full the re
cent communication printed in the Lntel Lntel
liekxceu urging the claims of that dis
tinguished jurist upon the Cincinnati con
vention. The average church is like a ship.
Seme of the members are ballast ; some
the officers and crew ; ethers merely pas
sengers bent en pleasure and business, and,
net a few arc barnacles, which, while for
the time, being a part of the vessel, greatly
retard its progress.
A motion will be introduced in the Brit
ish Heuse of Commens shortly, te the ef
fect that the erection of a Napeleon me
morial in AVcstminster abbey would be
inconsistent with the national character of
the edifice, opposed te the sentiments of
the English people, and calculated te im
pair friendly relations with France.
The DeFreycinct ministry has taken
the second step in its pregramme for the
exclusion of the Jesuit teachers from
France. The prefects of the several de
partments have been instructed te enforce
the ancient statutes against unauthorized
religious organizations and compel the
society of Jesus te disappear, and leave the
establishments which it new occupies.
By the last day of August its schools are
all te be closed.
It has just been explained that Conk Cenk
lin" secured Arthur the nomination for
vice president in order te get him out of
the way of Conkling's ether man Piatt.
They both wanted te go te the United
States Senate, while there is room for
only one. If Arthur get into the Senate
it would be just like him te want a divis
ion of the spoils, and Piatt is net capable
of any such agressivc impudence as that.
With Piatt for his colleague Conkling
would practically be two senators in one.
A nuKcii el flower.,
A book or two,
A little hilling,
A little coo,
A little coming.
Ami Jjeinjr, till
They go te church
And say. "I will."
And that ends it
Yeung man. you're wrong,
Yeu surely are;
Yeu worked that rhyme
.In-t one tee far.
It ends right there
Oh no, it don't.
Fer coining home
She says, " I won't !"
And that begins it.
Mr. Gladstone's election expenses at
Midlothian amounted te $13,520.
Mr. IIokatie Seymeuk is described as
looking robust and rugged. ITis eyes are
bright, and he has a fresh, wholesome
Den Cameren has engaged a cottage
and will arrive at White Sulphur springs
en Sunday morning next. Blaine is also
Prince Aluekt Victek, the eldest seu
of the Prince of Wales, and who is new in
his seventeenth year, is te enter the royal
military academy, and will receive, when
qualified, an active command in the army.
Several jcars age, at the beginning of
the petroleum excitement, a young man,
whose father left him a farm in the oil rc?
giens, became possessed of great wealth,
which he spent. He was known as " Ceal
Oil Johnny." lie became a gambler, and
he is new in prison at Cincinnati en a
charge of robbing a countryman.
Professer SrENCER F. B.unn, of the
Smithsonian Institute, who has received
the first honorary prize of the Internation
al Fishery exhibition, is a Pennsylvanian
born at Carlisle. He did his earliest fish
ing iu the trout streams of Cumberland
county; but he has advanced irem that be
ginning te a position at the head of all the
scientists of the world who have made
fishes and fish culture a special study.
M. D'Enneuy, the author of "The Cele
brated Case " and of the earlier success,
"The Twe Orphans," has a fine "hotel "
in the avenus Beis-de-Boulogne. He was
recently showing a party of friends through
an addition te his domicile, and took pride
in the admiration bestowed en a magnifi
cent fireplace in carved weed, surmounted
by a bronze bust of Moliere. "I really
can't tell why I put him up there," he said,
pointing te the bust, "for he is the fellow
who makes all our pieces seem se bad."
Jee Emmet, the popular actor who
plays "Fritz," has been sent te the Kings
county (N. Y.), inebriate asylum. He re
cently took te drinking, and while en this
spree spent his money very recklessly,
nis wife accompanied him te the asylum,
and upon his arrival there he was se great
ly prostrated that it was necessary te give
him a drug for the purpose of quieting his
nerves. It is thought that he will seen re
cover. Mr. Emmet recently purchased an
elegant residence en the banks of the Hud Hud
eon river, between Albany and Trey.
Mr. Yoshida, the Japenese minister,
has been made quite happy by the arrival
at the legation of a fine boy, te be the
companion of his ether seu and of his
charming little daughter Foemc. As this
new comer is unquestionably a true " na
tive American," and it is almost among
the possibilities that he should Income, in
the far future, a successor te Gen. Grant
as president of the republic, at which the
minister and the General might have a
pleasant talk about their diplomatic jollifi
cations in Japan.
- m -
1'errmpterlaly Announced In a Cincinnati
Newspaper Mr. Tilden Considered
Ketired The Field Deem
Cheap Heard.
Editorial despatch te the Intkllieuncih.
Cincinnati, June 19. Mr. Seymour is
peremptorily withdrawn as a candidate
for the Democratic nomination for the
presidency through the columns of the
Enquirer this city. Mr. Tilden is univer
sally considered as retired. Senater Thur
man sticks, but the Ohie delegation is tee
much divided te give him a cordial support
and it is net expected that he will receive
the nomination. The decision of the su
preeo court of Indiana by which that
state is put in the October list will help
Hendricks, as his nomination under this
state of affairs would transfer the pre
liminary skirmish round te where the
Democrats would be able te fight at an
advantage. "Madisen's" sketch of Judge
Field published iu the Intelligence
some days age is being widely circulated
and read, and has evidently created a Field
boom of no inconsiderable dimensions.
Decent lodging may be had here for a
dollar a day and beard is quite reasonable.
Lancaster ceuntians can find me at the
Grand Hetel. Convention tickets arc
secure. W. U. II.
The New Yerk Times' Criticism.
Frem the New Yerk Times, Feb. 19, 1873.
Of these who are new members and who
purchased Credit Mebilier stock the com
niittee say that had it been proven that
they knew the character of the stock they
bought their act would have been a cor
rupt one, and they would have been de
serving of severe condemnation by the
Heuse. Of the members thus referred te,
Messrs. Kelley and Garfield present a
most distressing figure. Their participa
tion in the Credit Mebilier affair is compli
cated by the most unfortunate contradic
tions of testimony, which the committee de
net undertake te unravel. The only possi
ble comment en their cases is that had
they taken a perfectly upright course in
the matter and refused te have anything
te de with the stock, no occasion for con
tradiction could have arisen.
We de net agree with the committee in
its lenient assumption that such knowl
edge was net possessed by the congress
men who purchased the stock. If they did
net knew its character they must has been
curiously deaf and blind te what was going
en about them. With these who knew
anything about the Union Pacific railroad
in the winter of 18C7 the purpose and origin
of the Credit Mebilier were se well known
that they may fairly be said te have been
notorious. Certainly, congressmen who
took stock in a scheme te cheat the gov
ernment, under these circumstances, de
serve some well-defined measure of con cen con
dematien, and we regret that the commit
tee recommend none. AVe trust the Heuse
will remedy the emission.
Frem the X. Y. Times, February 20. 1873.
Congressman ought te have known of
the nature of the stock before investing in
it. It was their business te inform them
selves, and they could very easily have
done se. The character of the Credit
Mebilier was no secret. The source of its
profits was very well known at the time
congressmen bought it. Though Oakes
Ames may have succeeded iu concealing
his own motive, which was te bribe con
gressmen, their acceptance of the stock
was net en that account innocent. The
dishonor of the act, as a participation in
an obvious fraud still remains.
Moreover, the account is net settled,
even if it is assumed that the members
who took the stock knew neither its char
acter nor Oakes Ames's bad motive in
ell'ering it. Seme of them have indulged
in testimony with reference te the matter
which has been contradicted. The com
mittee errs gravely in net probing such
cases te the core. It distinctly rejects the
testimony of several of the members.
This can only be done en the ground that
it is untrue, But untrue testimony given
under oath is morally, if net legally, per
jury. The committee finds members
guilty of this offence, but does net see its
way clear te recommend any punishment
for it. It is the clear duty of Congress te
visit with punishment all who took
Credit Mebilier stock from Oakes Ames.
The Tribune Criticism.
Frem the New Yerk Tribune, Feb. 19, 1873.
With one accord they all did what ?
explain their connection with it ? admit
that they held the stock, but insist that
they held it honestly, or that when they
suspected it was of unquestionable morali
ty they get rid of it at once? Net by any
means. They dropped it in their tracks,
or cither by themselves or by their friends
denied utterly all knowledge of it. And
the people did then what they will never
de again while the world stands-took their
word for it aud denounced the story as a
Hew has this timid investigation that
fooled around all pertinent inquiry and
never asked a hard rough question that
smote a lying witness in the face, and
that finally has wreaked itself en two
scapegoats instead of punishing half a hun hun
dredeow has this investigation left them?
Read the evidence. With varying degrees
of guilt or guilty knowledge, every man of
them, with but one exception (Mr. Blaine)
has been obliged te confess that at some
time he held this stock, and at some time
under stress of conscience, let us hope.
though that is net proved get rid of it.
Ge slowly new ever the list of caluminated
James A. Garfield, of Ohie, had ten
shares ; never paid a dollar ; received $329
which, after the investigation began, he
was anxious te have considered a lean
from Mr. Oakes Ames te himself.
"Well, the wickedness of it all is, net that
these men were bribed or corruptly influ
enced, but that they betrayed the trust of
the people, deceived their constituents,
and by evasions and falsehoods confessed
the transactions te be disgraceful, and new
a whole Congress of grown men is te de
liberate seriously upon a resolution that
puts the sins of all these upon two. Par
tisanship has never steeped se low as this.
"We cannot believe the resolution" will
pass. Ne, gentleman of the American
Congress, this is no answer te the people.
Step all this. Pass no resolution. Drep it
where it is. Remand the whole business
te thi) people. Yeu have only scratched
the surface of the whole inquiry leave it
new. r ace outward. .March :
Charles' H. Voorhis, Republican con
gressman for the Fifth congressional dis
trict of New Jersey, has been arrested en
an indictment for embezzling $5,000 of the
defunct First national bank of Hacken
sack, of which he was president. He is in
custody of the sheriff.
Captain Kennedy, of the British steam
ship Deranda, from Liverpool, en June 15
picked up the British steamship Ed
monton about one hundred miles north of
Key West. The steamer was abandoned,
net a soul being en beard. The Edmonton
did net appear te be disabled.
" Dr. " Jehn Buchanan is at liberty,
with $11,000 pledged as security for his ap
pearance when called for by the United
States district court in Philadelphia.
It is reported that a Dr. A. Smith has
purchased five acres of land en the Seuth
Mountain, near Newmanstown, Lebanon
ty, and is taking out a mineral which he
claims te be geld ere.
James Beyle, found in a dying condition
at the feet of a stairway in a house en
Third avenue, Pittsburgh, en Tuesday,
expired yesterday morning. A man named
Jehnsen and his wife, suspected of having
knocked Beyle down stairs, are in cus
tody. Last night there was an explosion at
Lloyd's oil tanks known as the Phoenix re
finery, Pert Gibsen, Philadelphia. The oil
took fire and thousands of barrels were
destroyed, and a man named Michael New
man, was deluged with the burning fluid,
aud probably fatally burned.
About a year age Michael Meriarity and
Patrick Burt quarreled in a rolling mill at
Seuth Bethlehem and the latter was killed
by a sledge hammer in the hands of Mori Meri
arity The case was tried this week and
the defence was that Meriarity acted in
self-defence. The jury returned a verdict
of net guilty last evening.
Chicago census returns se far indicate
a population in the citv of 475,000 23,000
short of the expectations of a majority of
the citizens.
Baseball yesterday : At Washington
National, 2 ; Baltimore, 1. At Albany
Cleveland, 17 ; Albany, 0. At New Haven
Chicago, 12 ; Yale, 1.
The Indiana supreme court Wednesday
overthrew the constitutional amendment
changing the time of holding the election
for state officers from October te the sec
ond Tuesday in November.
Royal Dimmick, of Kingsten, N. Y.,
has filed a notice with the secretary of state,
in Albany, that he has discovered a geld
mine in Resendale, Ulster county. It is
said the ere shows by test $01 in geld te
the ten.
The sixtieth annual session of the general
convention of the New Jerusalem church
of the United States, opened in Portland,
Me., yesterday morning. Rev. Chauncy
Giles followed the president's address with
a discourse en " Unity Among Brethren."
In the Currle murder trial at Marshall,
Texas, yesterday was devoted by the pros
ecution te rebutting testimony directed te
the breaking down of the insanity pica
which has been the line of defense. Beth
sides rested and it was expected the -ease
would go te the jury te-day.
James Vogus yesterday morning, at
Russiaville, Ind., entered the saloon of J.
Maas and. without warning, fired five shots
at Jacob Vogus, his father. Four balls
struck the victim, one in the neck, one in
the shoulder, one in the left side and one
in the groin. He cannot live through the
The North Carolina Democratic state
convention, which met at Raleigh, was
obliged te meet in the open air, there
being no hall large enough. Governer
Jarvis was reneminated, and James T.
Robinson was nominated for lieutenant
governor. The delegates te Cincinnati
were net instructed, but are favorable te
Seymour. The second choice is Bayard.
Ne Tilden men are in the delegation.
About 40 survivors of the Narragansett
disaster met iu Bosten, yesterday, L. M.
Frederick presiding. The chairman said
the object of the meeting was te consult
regarding proper methods of securing a
full investigation of the disaster, and also
te provide for obtaining just settlements
for the lesess of the survivors. A commit
tee was appointed te represent the interests
of these present and examine into the legal
ACitylluilt as if by Jtlagtc.
We arc indebted te Mr. S. F. Rathven,
late of this city, for the initial number of
the Mountain J fail, printed in the city of
Seuth Arkansas, Colerado. Don't consult
your geographies or guide books te ascer
tain its location, for you will net find it.
A month age there was net a stick of
timber en the present town site. New it
has regularly laid out streets, forty-five or
fifty stores, hotels, a bank, restaurant,
billiard room, bearding houses, a rail
road depot and a newspaper office.
Among the business firms advertised
in the Mail is that of "Rathven
& Ce., dealers in hay, grain and produce."
Within the first three weeks of the town's
existence ever $30,000 worth of town lets
were sold at prices ranging from $200 te
$800 each. The town is all bustle and
business, and mechanics, especially car
penters and builders, are in great demand.
As an instance of the manner in which
business is rushed through in the new set
tlement we publish below the experience
of the editor of the Mail iu getting out the
first number of his paper :
"It is a well known fact that Jeb was a
patient man. But lie never undertook the
job of moving a printing office that had
been knocked into a cocked hat for a year,
setting it up in a new place and getting
out a paper inside of a week. We would
rather have "biles" from this time until
Gabriel's trumpet sounds than te de the
job a second time.
At one o'clock en Friday afternoon May
28, the first lick was struck en our build
ing. In two hours from that time we had
our press set up en the fleer while the car
penters were hammering and sawing ever
our heads. Upen examination we found
that the type was all in pi, advertising and
column rules gene or se damaged as te be
useless, leads broken or bent, cases full of
dirt and the wind bringing mere of it in
through the cracks and knot holes. But
June 5 was the day we set for the first is
sue of the Mountain Mail, and issue it
must. We telegraphed te Chicago for
column rules and they came iu en geed
time. Paper and ink had te be secured iu
like manner, but the latter has net ar
rived. We sent for a heading for our
paper te be sent by mail, but it failed te
come te time. Mr. Gee. A. Smith, one of
our enterprising my goods merchants,
came te our relief by drafting the let
ters en a pine beard for a heading.
Mr. B. F. Montgomery whittled the head
out with his pocket-knife and we put it in
the form and went te press. It is net a
handsome head but it has some peculiari
ties. Fer instance, the M in Mail seems
te have met with an accident which par
tially disabled it. And then some of the
blurs around it remind us of the dark
spots in some people's characters. We
charge these spots te the peer quality of
ink used. It was some that we chanced te
find in an old lard bucket under the fleer
of the old office in Cleora. By softening
it with turpentine, lard oil, petroleum and
the sun we managed te get it se it would
spread, and have spread it before you.
The paper does net present as clear an
appearance as we would like. We will
make it leek better in future.
This is net an apology, but an explana
tion." The new town is situated in a valley en
the right bank of the Arkansas river about
a mile above the Seuth Arkansas. It is
said te be one of the prettiest locations for
a town that could be found. Just across
the river te the north ,aud east are the
foothills, covered with green, while te the
south and west are the mountain peaks,
covered with snow.
The distance from Seuth Arkansas te
neighborhood points is as fellows : Poncha
Springs, which will some day rival Manitou
as a pleasure resort five miles ; Maysville,
eleven miles ; Arborville, sixteen miles ;
Alpine, twenty miles. It is sixty miles te
Gunnison city, one hundred and ten te
Lake City, sixty te Canen City, one hun
dred te Pueblo, sixty-five te Lcadville and
two handled and twenty te Denver.
Argument of Yesterday Hew Seme
body Vn( Sat Down Upen Sir.
Sbaplf " Streng Preseu-
tatieu of the Case.
The disbarment appeal of the editors of
the Intelligencer came up for argument
before the supreme court at llarrisburg
yesterday at 1 o'clock, and Mr. Shapley
opened the argument for the appellants.
Before he did se the paper books were
handed te the judges, as is customary.
The Lancaster judges filed with their ar
gument a supplemental paper book, which
was composed entirely of the articles
which appeared in the Intelligencer
editorially and otherwise since the pro
ceedings taken by the judges agaiust the
editors It was preceded by a note which
explained the object of the publication te
be te acquaint the supreme bench with
the feeling of Steinman & Ilensel towards
the judges below. Chief Justice Shars Shars Shars
woed took occasion te say that it was a
very extraordinary and improper docu
ment te hand te ihe court. He said that
he would net read a word of it, and con
demned the proffer of it with a decision
and emphasis which gave a very lively
shaking up te Mr. Reynolds, who repre
sented the judges below ; Attorney Gen
eral Palmer being ill and unable te be
present Mr. Reynolds get en his feet
and stated the idea with which the pam
phlet had been prepared and offered, but
the chief justice failed te be impressed
with its sufficiency. The " supplemental
answer" had been shown te the appel
lant's counsel only a few minutes before
the case was attached, and they made no
objection te its beinr offered, knowing
well that Mr. Reynolds would seen find a
hornet or two buzzing about his cars. If
there is anything the chief justice
hates it is te have matters presented
te the court which arc net en the
record. The layman will understand that
cases arc heard in the supreme court, en
appeal, upon the facts as they appear en
the record of the court below ; and if any
further information is wanted, as the
chief justice reminded Mr. Reynolds, per
mission must be sought from the court te
secure it in a regular way.
Mr. Shapley, as may be imagined, cheer
fully awaited the conclusion of the chief
justice's remarks, and then took occasion
te point out, in the regular paper book of
the judges below, matters that were im
properly stated and that had no existence
in the record. He proceeded te deliver a
very strong and effective argument after
first reading the rule takeu upon the ap
pellants and their answer, during which a
faint smile seemed te hover ever the faces
of the judges as they listened te the very
remarkable narrative by your learned judge
of the questions and answers interchanged
between him and the victims of his wrath.
Mr. Shapley proceeded te show that the
comment of the editors of the Intelligen
cer had been made by them as editors,
out of court, and concerning a case already
ended, and fur all these reasons?, any one
being sufficient in itself, they could net be
thus summarily punished in their capacity
as lawyers. Their offence, if any, was a
libel, for which the judges injured had
their remedy at law. lie sustained the
positions with numerous apt citations, and
showed that no attempt had ever been
made in any court se flagrantly vielative
of every principle of law as was this one.
He called the attention of the court te the
false statement made in the paper book or
the ether side that the appellants confessed
that their charge against the judges below
was false, and showed that the very re
verse was the fact, and that it must be as
sumed by the court that the publication
they made was true, since there was noth
ing en the record disputing its truth.
He further showed that the
gravamen of the charge made was against
the three attorneys who were accused of
deceiving the court below and prostitut
ing the machinery of justice te these base
ends, while the accusation against the
judges was simply that they permitted
their partisan partiality towards these Re
publican attorneys te stay their hand
against them. And then he asked what
right these judges had te be supersensitive
concerning such an assault upon them
when they refrained from resenting the
admitted offence of these three attorneys
in obtaining the release of their
client by falsehood and fraud. When Mr.
Shapley was making these sharp comments
upon the conduct of Messrs. Eshleman,
Brown and Jehnsen, everybody naturally
looked at Judge Mcrcur, who remained en
the bench, notwithstanding his relationship
te one of them. The chief justice, turn
ing te Judge Mercur, who sat beside him,
was overheard te ask whether the District
Attorney Eshleman referred te was his
son-in-law. Judge Mercur bore the fire
with commendable equinamity, but
hardly could have liked the position.
Mr. Shapley's speech was much admired
and he received many congratulations
upon it. It was plionegmpnically re
ported, as will be the entire proceedings,
and the Intelligencer will be able te de it
justice by a mere complete representation
of it than in this hastily written sketch.
When he concluded, Mr. Reynolds asked
te be permitted te begin iu the morning as
it was within ten minutes of adjourning
time. The chief justice assented, but
took occasion te ask him with a smile en
his face, who was referred te in the
paper book when he and his associates
claimed te appear as amic is curite; whether
they assumed the character of friends of
this court or the court below. Mr.
Reynolds hastened te explain ; the chief
justice, of course, knew very well, and
may have only intended an innocent joke,
or mere probably had it in his mind te
prod the court below. Cel. McClure fol fel
lows Mr. Reynolds in the morning.
Give Uu Something 'Sew.
The Marietta Register says: "The Col
umbia papers are making mere fuss ever
their old-new postelfice building than if it
had cost $200,000 and was built of marble.
De give us a rest up here. Say something
about Company II.
Serenth, Annual Commencement A Bril
liant Entertainment Award or Premising.
A large and deeply-interested audience
assembled in Fulton opera house yester
day afternoon te witness the closing ex
ercises of the .seventh annual commence
ment of the Sacred Heart academy, a first
class institutieu for the education of young
ladies and misses, under the able manage
ment of the Sisters of the holy Cress.
Right Rev. J. F. Shanahan, bishop of
the diocese of llarrisburg, presided, Rev.
Father Antony Kaul, of St. Antheny's
church was master of ceremonies, and in
the audience we noticed Father Uickey of
St. Mary's, Father Gretemeyer of St.
Jeseph's, Father Christ of St. Antheny's
Father Fein of St. Peters, Elizabcthtewn
and Father Koppernagle of Harrisburg.
There were also present many prominent
citizens, Protestants as well as Catholics.
The pregramme consisted of vocal and
instrumental musie,cssays,addrcsses,an al
legorical drama accompanied with beautiful
tableaus : and the distribution of premiums
te the pupils; several parts were interwoven
in such a way as te avoid monotony, and
save te the audience the time that would
have been lest, had the tableaus been
sentcd in unbiekcn order.
Intend, however of following the printed
pregramme, we will divide the exercises
into their three constituent parts : First the
tableaux and the allegorical drama; Second
the musical and orateria! exercises, and
Third the conferring of degrees.
The tableaus were very effectively ar
ranged. The first represented Allium
(the human soul, personated byMissLeih
crnian,) surrounded by a tin eng of pure
and beautiful beings. At the clese of this
tableau, Anima appears upon the stage,
accompanied by Wisdom(Miss C. Murray)
and Innocence (Miss L. Haberbush), who
held converse with Anima and instruct
and admonish her from their different
standpoints. The second tableau was a
very gorgeous one and represented Anima
magnificently arrayed encompassed by
Pride (Miss C. Ilepting) and the several
senses Taste, Hearing, Feeling, Smell
and Light, personated respectively by
Misses Stauffer, Anders Witzel, Floed and
Slaymaker, all of whom tempt Anima te
the enjoyment of sensuous pleasures.
Yielding te the temptation of the senses
the Seul revels in them until it becomes
surfeited, and then its tempters taunt and
mock it, and the place is supplied by the
gaunt figure of Despair (Miss Cellahan).
In the fourth tableau the Seul while under
the influence of Despair, is visited by Hu
mility (Miss Obert) and Faith (Miss Ken
nard), and under their guidance is led te
Charity (Miss Wade), Hepe (.Miss Hart)
and Obedience (.Miss Wendereth), and
through these agencies is redeemed as rep
resented in the final tableau. The spec
tacular drama was very well put upon the
stage, the tableaus were impressive, and
the several actei-s performed their various
parts most creditably.
The musical and literary part of the
pregramme embraced the following :
Overture " Zumpa " en two pianos,
Miscss A. Wendereth, S. Gruiubly, K.
Kennard and M. Saffcr.
Oratorio chorus " Hallelujah !" by
the vocal class, with piano accompaniment
by Miss Kate Dillcr.
Concert stuck, two pianos, by Misses
Kate Diller and M. Saffcr.
"Roberte O Tu Che Adera," by Misses
by M. Obert and K. Kennard.
Grand galep, two pianos, by Misses L.
Haberbush, M. Callahan, M. Wade and E.
Essay "The Future" by Miss C. Hep
ting. Seng "Ah ! S'Estants Ancer Mi Vuei"
by Miss A. Wendereth.
Quadrille, en two pianos. Missus L. and
I. Yeutz, L. Frey and M. Obert.
"Lc Parden de Pleermel," by Miss C.
Murray, with piano accempanianicnt by
MissM. Safrer.
Grand Fantasie " 'II Trovatore " by
Miss Kate Dillcr.
Grand canto and chorus " Inflamma
tus,"' from Rossini's "Stabat Mater."
"Umseust Mein Ilefen," from " Rebert
Lc Diable," by Misses C. Murray, M. Saf
fcr. C. Ilepting and A. Wendereth, with
piano accompaniment by Miss 31. Gruiu
bly. Tyrelienne Yariee ( Juniors ), by Misses
E. Kaicr, A. Floed, M. Anders, A. Licsz,
E. Shultz and 15. Stauffer.
French vocal Teacher and Pupil, by
Misses C. Ilepting and M. Callahan, with'
piano accompaniment by Miss M. Saffcr.
Fantasia " Martha " en two pianos,
by Missess M. Liebcrman and C. Murray.
Valedictory by Miss A. Wendereth.
Parting chorus by the graduates.
All of the musical selections, both vocal
and instrumental, were well rendered, and
the valedictory address was well composed
and effectively delivered.
Then followed (te the pupils at least)
the most interesting part of the ceremonies
the conferring of the prizes. The grad
uates and pupils of the school were ar
ranged in a semicircle en the stage, at the
right hand front coiner of which sat
Bishop Shanahan, and by his side steed
Father Kanl, holding in his hand the
record of the several pupils, and having en
a table beside him the several prizes ad
judged te be due the several pupils. Most
of the prizes were books,and were awarded
for proficiency in. the various branches of
study taught in the academy. YVc have
net room te publish the list in full and
will only note here a few of the principal
The graduating medal for superior ex
cellence in her studies was awarded te
Miss Cecelia Ilepting of this city.
The graduating medal in vocal music
was awarded te Miss Charity Murray, of
The graduating medal in instrumental
music was awaided te Miss Kate Diller, of
this city.
The geld medal of honor for polite,
amiable and correct deportment, was
awarded te Miss Agues Wenderet!i, of
Rewards for geed conduct were
conferred en Misses L. Haberbush,
Charity Murray, M. Sailer, C. Ilepting,
S. Crumbly, M. Obert,.!. Yeutz, M. Wade,
K. Kennard and E. Kaicr.
After all the premiums had been pre
sented, Bishop Shanahan made a cengratu
latery address te the pupils and graduates,
commending them for their diligence in
the acquisition of knowledge anil encour
aging them te further exertion in the
same direction.
Correcting the Census.
The census enumerators of this city will
sit in the orphans' court room, courthouse,
en Friday and Saturday, the 23th and 26th
days of June, for the purpose of correcting
the enumeration of their respective dis
trict. Marietta's Population.
The report of the Marietta census enu
merator shows that there are 3,453 persons
in that borough.
Jacob Hats Erects 33,000 or Them.
The accident, by which Jehn Schlauch
came near loosing his life by the falling of
a telephone pole, recalled te mind the fact
that our city is being rapidly studded
with these rather unsightly but useful
appurtenances. Meeting Jacob llatz en the
street yesterday we asked him hew many
telegraph and telephone poles he had put
up during the seventeen years he has been
in the business, and his answer was that
he had put up ever 22,000 in all parts of
the country, many of them being of im
mense weight and height, and in putting
up this great number of poles he had
never met with an accident in which any
one was hurt. He was net concerned in
putting up the pole that fell yesterday aud
hurt Mr. Schlauch. He was at that time
engaged in another part of the city.
tirade or Pupils.
Rockland street male secondary for
June ; 2d and 3d division examined with
the follewiug results :
Menree Ilirsli 99 Lawrence Goe-t :S
Kdwin tiarvin y.lidias McLaughlin... 9t
Fred l'yfcr 99 Chas ilollin-er 90
G eilers 99.1 Sample 90
Kdwanl liursk 98 Walter Itateumii s
Chas. Myers 9K Kd l'arker iJi
Gee Leber 9$ Chas Diller 50
Harrv Kreiigrr WT Humphreyville.. 7S
Will Killiner 9S S Gechuaur 70
Martin Itvain 95 Sherman Kdjjerley. 70
Henry Brown 901 Harry tiihsen 7u
Jehn Perr. 90 II Mercer 7i
Jehn Cehe 90,Gce Cremer .'se
Chas Sprecher 94! Harry McCemev .. ai
James Stewart..., sujlleward Myers..".... -M
James Garvin 97 Chas Kwvus li
Harry Winirert 9: (iee Callahan 7i
Frank Spillingur,... 91 Sam'l Metz;ar tw
Luther V II lee '.HI Curtis tW
Harry I.indeiuutli.. S3 (See. K. Winger tit
Alfred Faultling ft! Gee Keen i;7
Heward Snyder.... ft! FredUnjier t;j
Cee Best ..'. SI Kmerv Smith HI
Frank Casper 79 Will U'eNe til
Will Zecher 79 Herbert Uibl til
Kdwanl Ehrisuian.. 75 Harry Barnes .V,
Chas Ueidel 74 Harry Halbaeli 49
Frank Samson 73 Jacob 1 1 neon :ss
Walter IleIliiiKer... 7i
Gee Bverly 100Eddie Kcintricd !::
Will tellers
99i Walter Cox.
Herbert Knox
Harrv Sliaub
Charles Miller...
Arthur Villee....
Henry Goes
Jehn Adams
Jehn Iinmel
Jehn Landau
99 Flinn McNt-al
'.Mi Leuis Kippel
lis I'hilip Schauta
1W Jehn Shirley
9S Willie Hamiiiemi
. US Jehn Villee
. !W Wm WiNen
. 93 Hurry Killian
Columbia Democracy In Line.
A large and enthusiastic meeting of the
Columbia Democrats was held last even
ing in the rooms formerly occupied by 1 lie
H. J. and S. R. S. company, en Third
street, for the purpose of forming a per
manent Democratic club.
The constitution and by-laws were u-:ul
and adopted. The club will be known ly
the name and title of " Keystone Demo
cratic Club of Columbia,' Pennsylvania."'
The following officers were elected :
President, Wm. B. Given ; Vice Presidents,
(1st ward,) F. A. Bennett : (2d ward,) J.
C. Clark ; (3d ward,) C. X. Simms; Sec
retary, Goe. W. Schrecder ; Assistant Sec
retary, Frank Leng; Treasurer, Gee. F.
Rathven ; Trustees. Samuel Filbert, S. S.
Detwiler, Frank Cristy.
The next business meeting of the club
will be held en Friday evening, July 2ml.
at 8 o'clock.
Death eTa Fermer l.aiHMHteriaii.
The New Yerk papers announce the
death of Wm. Z. Jehnsen, a former rcsi
dent of this city, and whose two brothers,
two sister and a brother-in-law resides
here new. Mr. Jehnsen was a Swii'e,
brought his family te America about 1871,
and settled in Lancaster. lie was intelli
gent and upright and an active business
man. While here he was engaged iu the
tobacco trade, and iu following his calling
traveled through all pacts of the United
Stales. His death was caused by an ab
scess or tumor near the liver. His linn!
interment will take place in Philadelphia,
the body being temporarily placed in a
vault in Hoboken.
Henry Watsen JCeleaKed en Kali.
Henry Watsen, colored, recently com
mitted by Alderman Spurrier te answer
four several complaints of larceny, and
who was taken before both Judge Living
ston and Judge Patterson, respectively,
sonic days age, en writs of habeas corpus,
with a view te his release en bail, as has
been heretofore reported, was again be
fore Judge Livingston this morning, and
was released en giving bail in the sum
of 6300 for his appearance at the next
term of quarter sessions court, te answer
the several charges against him. His sure
ties were Catharine Watsen and Jacob
A writ of habeas corpus has been asked
for iu the case of William Watsen, the
father of the defendant, who is charged
with the same larcenies, and he will proba
bly have a hearing en 3Ienday.
Gene, te Cincinnati.
On the 11 o'clock train last night . I. L.
Stcinmctz, esq., and Jes. L. Barnett, left
for Pittsburgh, from which city they will
go te Cincinnati. On the same train wen:
the following gentlemen from Philadel
phia : Lewis Cassidy, Samuel Josephs,
Themas Barger and William Singerly.
Geerge Bewman, of this city, left for
the convention at 1 1 o'clock te-day.
The Amcrictis club of Philadelphia
passetl through this afternoon en a special
train. They were accompanied by a band
of music.
The Samuel J. Randall club will puss
through this city en fast line te-morrow
A number of gentlemen of this city will
leave te-morrow at 11 o'clock.
Change or Schctlule.
On and after te-morrow, the following
changes in the time table of passenger
trains en the Pennsylvania railroad will
take effect : The Pacific express east will
leave Lancaster at 1 o'clock p. in. instead
of 1:10, as heretofore. Mail train Xe 1
west will arrive at 10:10 a. m. instead of
10:33 ; and mail train Xe. 2 via. Columbia
leaves Lancaster at 10:15 instead of 11:07.
The Hanover Accomedation which had
been taken off, is again put en and leaves
Lancaster at 11:07.
A Pleasant Surprise.
Yesterday afternoon while Mrs. Dr. Win.
X. Amcr and daughter were attending the
commencement exercises of the St. Mary's
academy, the Dr. quietly stele into B. F.
Shrciner's music store, Ne. 30 X. Queen
street, and purchased, as a present for his
daughter, Bertha Irene, a magnificent
square Grand Sohmer piano, and had it
immediately placed in the parlor; it is need
less te add that the surprise was complete
and the recipient was mere than delighted.
Axle Broken.
Tliismerning as a countryman wa3 tim
ing a wagn leaded with bay, along North
Queen street, the axle broke in front of
the City hotel.