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LAfrOASTEft DAILY lNTELLlGiOEK THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11. 1880.
THURSDAY EVENING, NOV. 11, 1880.
The Flight or the Fleas.
That political flea, Senater Hill, of
Georgia, since the election manifests his
custninstry inclination te leap wildiy
about in search of a fresh political perch.
The senator has been fastened down un
usually long en Democratic ground, by
the force of circumstances, but it would
have been very surprising if he had been
found disposed te withstand thebuffeting
of the recent storm. He is en the jump
new and is very likely te get down out
side the Democratic party, along with
Mahone, a free-booting politician with
much mum method in his madness.
Hill is troubled just new with the solid
Seuth and solid North phase of our poli
tics, and thinks the country is surely
ruined if it continues. He proposes te
amend the situation -by abolishing the
Democratic party which is hated by the
solid North and the Republican party
which is in like disfavor with the solid
Seuth. This manifestation of political
wisdom he makes hi a letter te Congress
man Chittenden, 1'epublican, of Brook
lyn, te whom he writes te express
his great regret that he has been
defeated for re-election. Evident
ly Mr. Hill's party ties sit light
ly en him; net only because he
has stomach te sympathize with a de
feated Republican, but because he is
se ready te whistle down the wind the
party which has placed him in theen.
site te represent it. It would occur te
any m:iu of ordinary sense and percep
tion of the fitness of things that
it would be becoming- in him te
hear from his constituents as te
whether they have suffered a change of
political views before he announces ills
readiness te tomahawk their party. Mr.
Hill does net seem te be troubled with
any such thought of duty te his party.
He feels like a free lance who is com
missioned te thrust his steel into the
body of a friend or fee as seemeth geed
te liini. And maybe he has this right ;
but hardly while he is a Democratic
senator. If he would be thus free he
should resign. Then he may propose
what radical remedies he pleases for the
political evils he see-s ; but until then he
should de his work with the Democratic
party and net ever its dead body.
Mr. Hill, besides being a traitor, may
safely b denominated a feel. The felly
of asking the dishandmcnl of the Re
publican pail which has just renewed
its lease of power, is instantly conspicu
ous, hut it i ; hardly mere se than the
same suggestion as te the Democratic
party, which has obtained an equal share
of the popular vote, which has in every
state in the Union a strong following,
reaching in all the great Northern states
very dose te one-half of the vote, which
has failed te elect its president by the
narrowest possible chance, and which
holds the control of Congress. A parly
se strong in the North and with such a
solid held upon the Seuth is net likely te
commit hari kari at the advice of such
wild political leapers as Senater Hill.
Ne doubt, at the commencement of
another four years' term of wandering
in the wilderness, if will lese many Hills
and Mahones and that sort of light and
mercenary trash. It is quite possible that
the efforts of the Republican administra
tion, if se directed, may erect a Repub
lican party in the Seuth, that will find
plenty of officers in men who will
be easily tempted out of the
Democratic party. The Republican
parly had the opportunity at the
close of the war te get the solid control
of the Seuth, but it had net the needed
sagacity. It chose ie forcibly establish
itself by the aid of the carpet-bag gov
ernments and th' negrees rather than by
conciliating the people who held the
sovereign power of the states and who
were bound te exercise it as seen as
their autonomy was re-established. That
came in the course of a few years and
then the Republican parly went out, be
cause it had net shown itself friendly te
the ruling people. That mistake
it is tee late new te remedy,
but ii is stiil in the choice of the Republi
cans te use the patronage and power they
have again wen ie build up their party
in the Seuth ten condition in which it
may threaten Democratic supremacy in
some of the stales. It has a geed nucle
us in Virginia, where it already has
been in alliance with Mahone. There is
hardly a doubt that this alliance will
continue and that Mahone will act with
the administration in the Senate. He can
be had if his price is paid, and in the
close stale of thai body he is worth any
price he may ask. Senater Hill seems te
be ready te aid the work in Georgia, and
though he is net a free-boeter like Ma
hone. the value of his vote in the Senate
and his natural disposition te go off at a
tangent may very possibly make him
the apostle of the new dispensation.
Tennessee lias already a strong Republi
can body of a hundred thousand voters,
and there is a chance that they may
even get Maynard, their Moses, into the
United States Senate. Se there is an ex
cellent showing for a Republican party
There is certainly none for the disinte
gration of either of the great existing
parties. The sloughing off which the
Democratic party will suffer in the Seuth
will benefit rather than injure it. It is a
great advantage te a party, as well as te
the people, te have a powerful opposition
te contend with in the nation, the stale,
the county and the oily. "We will wel
come the growth of a second party in the
Seuth : and it is bound te come whether
welcomed or net. The Seuth is certain
te make great strides in population and
industry, new that her political condi
tion is settled and her people are per
mitted .te give their attention te the
development of her- magnificent re
sources. We should be leth te lese
any Democratic stale from the solid
Southern band. It is a matter of the
greatest congratulation te the Demo
cratic party that it holds the Seuth solid,
and v,e earnestly hope that it will ever
be se. We would net surrender one
state of these which have been thrown
into our arms by our tolerance and Re
publican prescription. But we would
l2 glad te see our party steadied and
restrained in the presence of a Republi
can opposition, knowing hew geed this
is for ever' interest.
The Xcvc Era proposes te enter into
a crusade against the practices of illegal
fee taking in court house row,en the part
of some of these whom it helped into
office in the name of reform. We bid it
god-speed in the geed work, te the up
rooting of practices that are demoral
izing te the officials and oppressive te the
public. At the same time we beg te re
mind the JVcic Era's editor that he has
thus far failed te lend his prom
ised co-operation te the Ixtelli
gen'CEr's attempt in this direction some
years age. It will be remembered that
when we charged Mayer Stauffer who
had served his time and gained his ex
perience in the prothenotary's office
with taking illegal fees, the editor of
the Xeu: Era guaranteed, if we recollect
aright, that if this could be demonstra
ted he would insist en the mis-taken
money being refunded. Meanwhile he
goaded the accused into bringing a.crim
inal suit for. libel against the publishers
of the Ixtelligexceji. They met it
with the demand for a prompt prelimi
nary investigation of all the facts and,
despite the prosecutor's obstructions,
enough was developed te show that our
charge was well founded and could be
abundantly sustained. The prosecution
was sneakingly abandoned behind our
backs and has never since been heard of
neither has the money that was un
"While the Xac Era is fumigating its
old friends en the illegal fee business we
trust this case will net be overlooked.
The fervor which certain Democratic
journals show in blaming Jehn Kelly for
the result in New Yerk, and their unan
imity at the same time in denouncing
any attempt te show that the vote of the
state was fraudulent, is very remarkable
indeed. If we lest New Yerk by fraud,
certainly Democrats who charge that
fraud en Kelly should desire te have it in
quired into,and they should rejoice if the
result should be te prove that Republi
cans rather than Democrats were the
guilty parties. Why then de they op
pose investigation while they denounce
Kelly ? Can it be that ihey are content
with Garfield's election and find a balm
for it in their hope te break down Tam
many ? De they hate Kelly mere than
they love their party 1J
Tin: defeat of Judge Terry, one of the
California Democratic electors, is cited as a
ca: of jrectic justice sacred te the mem
ory of the murdered Brederiek.
Tin: New Yerk beard of trade and
transportation, at a meeting yesterday,
agreed te a resolution recommending the
adoption of some definite constitutional
method for a peaceful settlement of dis
puted presidential elections, and suggest
ing that the presidential tenure be limited
te a single term of six years.
It is understood that the object, of Jehn
C. Xcw's visit te General Garfield was te
see whether the appointment of General
Harrison te the cabinet could be secured,
se as te make Mr. Xew's way te the Senate
from Indiana clear. The result has i:et
transphed. It is understood that Govereor-elect
Peiter will be a strong antago
nist new Air the Senate.
Tiik rage for " Greek" art iu Londen
has decreased. Londen has-heard enough
of it, and the one or or two leading beau
tics who gave it encouragement have lest
their enthusiasm. De Mnuricr, Labou Labeu
clierc, and Yates, with their pens and
pencils did much te kill the idea , and new
the word "art" as used by the "a:st holies' '
has become nauseous.
A Cuanc.k has been made in the gov
ernor's Thanksgiving proclamation. In
the last paragraph the words "Christian
Commonwealth" have been altered te read
"A Commonwealth of freemen". This
change has been made because of animad
versions made by prominent Israelites.
Governer Heyt says he used the word
"Christian"' in the sense of "civilized,'"
and net particularly in a religious sense.
Govkhnei: TesTint yesterday received
the resignation of James A. Garfield as
member of Congress from the Nineteenth
Ohie district. The Nineteenth district at
the time of Garfield's election te Cengrsss
was net composed wholly of the .same ter
ritory which it is new constituted, and the
writ for an election te fill the vacancy will
be issued for the election en Novem
ber J0, and will be sent te these counties
which composed the Nineteenth district at
the time Garfield was elected, it being held
that the territory composing that district
had vested rights which cannot be abro
gated by act of the General Assembly.
Tin: Mexicans arc fend of dancing, but
at Santa Fcthc waltz is net countenanced
in geed society, and can only been teen in
the low public dance houses. "At a
fashionable gathering,' says a recent visi
tor, " even the square dauee is conducted
with great decorum. The ladies all sit
en one side of the ball-room and the gen
tlemen en the ether, and when the music
begins the young men walk out into the
middle and beckon te the young ladies
whom they desire for partners. At the
close of the dance the ladies return te their
side .of the room and the gentlemen te
The national Lincoln monument associa
tion, which was formed some time age,
will be reorganized the coining winter.
The plan of the monument is an extensive
one. The main structure will be of granite
in three stories, and it is intended te havc
in all thirty-six colossal bronze statues.
The first one, which is of Secretary Chase,
has just, been -cast at the bronze foundry
of Clark Mills, the sculptor. There are te
be six equestrian statues of prominent
generals ; ether statues of these who were
distinguished in various positions during
the war; commemorative and typical
statues ; and the figure of President Liu Liu
celn signing the cmancipation'proclama cmancipatien'proclama cmancipation'preclama
tion crowns the whole. Bronze has been
supplied by the government in the shape
of condemned cannon, but whether this
great work will be carried tea successful
completion remains te be seen.
Dn. Jenx W. Kexxiex, formerly a
journalist iu the city of Brooklyn, has
been engaged for the past five years iu
preaching te the neglected and outcast
population of New Yerk, en the public
streets, in the hepitals, and wherever else
he could get an audience. The results
have been very satisfactory. Large crowds
gathered te hear the lay preacher, and
many were led te a better course of life.
His success is largely due te the common
sense method of his work. In his efforts
te reclaim the drunkard lie seen found
that something mere was necessary than
the mere advice te him net te drink. If
he must net take whisky he must have
something else, and Dr. Kennion gives
him 'geed warm coffee and nice fresh
bread. These arc borne en a cart made
expressly for the purpose, and are served
out te all that come. The cups are net the
common tin vessels, but nice porcelain -ware,
and the peer creatures are delighted
te drink from them. Feed and raiment
are supplied te the needy and very fre
quently the missionary's efforts result in
securing employment for some peer out
Mr. McAirrncn, the new Lord Mayer
of Londen, is the first Irishman that has
filled the office.
Brevet Brigadier General Ricn.utn S.
Satteiilee, U. S. A., died last night iu
New Yerk. He was nearly SO years of
The Bosten Herald says that Wendei.t.
Phillips and RenEn-r C. Wintiihep are
new the only two Bosteuians left who can
really be called orators and each of these
has touched seventy. There arc a geed
many people in Bosten who make what
are called speeches, but few of them havc
anything te say.
Secretary Sherman'h announcement that
he is a candidate for United States sen
ator has caused much excitement and bit
terness in Republican circles, and it is re
garded as a virtual break with Garfield,
who is backing Governer Fester, and a
fight of extreme bitterness is likely te fol fel
low, with the chances in Sherman's favor.
Thirty-eight years age, when C hauler
Dickexs visited St. Leuis, he became in.
tercstcd in "a little woman with a baby,"
his fellow passengers en a Mississippi
steamer. The woman's romantic history
he described iu American Xele.i. The baby
is new Mr. Charles R. Gakiuse:, who
was recently given a Dickens reception en
hi 39th birthday.
Last night Mile. Bernhardt made her
third appearance before an American au
dience, at Beeth's theatre, and was seen
for the first time here as Gilbertc, in Mcil
hac and Halcvy's familiar play, " Frou Freu Frou
Freu.' The theatre was crowded in al
parts, and the actress was watched and
listened te with the deepest attention. She
scored a hit.
LATEST NEWS BY MAIfl.
The cpizoety iu Montreal is increasing
in severity, owing te unfavorable weather.
Leenard Heffner's restaurant in Ellen -borough.
III., was burned en Saturday.
Twe of his children perished and his wife
was seriously hurt.
Adams & Leenard's banking house, at
Dallas, Tex., was robbed of nearly $70,
000 in cash and jewelry Tuesday morning.
An attempt te blew open a safe which
contained $800,000 failed.
The scat of Gee. C. Cabell, .Democratic
Repfcscntative-elcct from the Fifth dis
trict, Yirginia, will be contested by Slov Slev
all, his opponent at the election, who has
begun taking affidavits for that purpose.
There were ten cases of yellow fever and
two deaths in Key West, from the 3d te
the 8th instant. One of the victims was
Rev. Mr. Gilbert, an Episcopal minister.
Geerge Shacffer, of Durham, N. J., was
killed yesterday by his horses becoming
frightened and dashing ever an embank
ment. The horses were se badly injured
that they had te be shot.
Jehn Oden, his wife and niece were
struck by a train while trying te cress the
railroad track in a wagon, near Minonk,
III., en Monday. The women were in
stantly killed, and Oden was se badly in
jured that he died in a few hours.
Matthew Reeves, a steamboat mate, was
stabbed eight times by Menree Clinck, a
night watchman, iu a bar-room quarrel iu
Memphis, early yesterday morning.
Reeves died from his wounds, and Clinck
It is feared that the propeller Zealand,
with a crew of sixteen men, was lest in
the recent gale en Lake Ontario. Part of
her cargo and a yawl beat marked with
her name, havc been found floating in the
During a barroom fight in Memphis,
Tenn., yesterday, Mat Kceves, a steam
boat mate, was stabbed eight times by
Menree Clinck, a night watchman. Kceves
died from the effect of his injuries and
Clinck has been arrested.
A man, supposed te be a drover, with
considerable money, was murdered en the
steamer Escort, of the New Yerk and
Athens line, ncarTiveli, aud his body
thrown overboard. The body has net yet
been recovered. The officers arc en the
track of the assassins.
In Pctrelia, a fire broke out yesterday
morning and destroyed Blymiller's hotel,
United pipe line office, Badue's hardware
store, Lewis's meat market, Argyle sav
ings bank and several ether buildings, en
tailing a less of $15,000. The origin is
It is understood that Republicans of
California demand a recount of the elec
toral ballets iu that state, and also of the
votes cast for General Resccrans for Cen
gressman m ban k rancisee. They allege
that a number of fraudulent votes were
On Tuesday at Tiverton Four Corners,
Mass., Charles Themas (unmarried), went
te Moses Grinnell's place te remove a hen
house High words passed between him
aud Griuncll, when the latter went into
his house, brought out a guu and shot
Themas through the right lung and shoul
der. Themas died seen after. Grinnell,
who is seventy years old, was arrested last
The train from Madisen court house,
Fla., having en beard five citizens of that
county, in charge of the deputy United
States marshal, arrested for alleged viola viela viola
tien of the election laws, was hoarded en
Tuesday night as it was leaving Madisen,
by a party of masksd. men who released
the prisoners aud made the witnesses dis
embark. The train was then permitted te
proceed. Ne injury was sustained by any
a Music Teacher.
Russell Dart, a prominent citizen of
Buffalo, shot (probably fatally) Emil Sei
fcrt, a music teacher and violinist, yester
day. Seifert made love te Mr. Dart's
daughter while acting as her teacher, and
had been forbidden the house. Tuesday
he visited the house, aud producing a
carving knife threatened te kill any one
who preveftcd him from seeing Miss Dart.
He was ejected and premised net te re
turn. At 7 o'clock yesterday morning he
returned and was shot by Mr. Dart, who
was arrested aud asserted that he acted in
ELOPING WITH A XEGBU.
Strange infatuation of a Wealthy Farmer's
An open wagon drew up before a Kings Kings
eon (N. Y.,) furniture store en Monday
afternoon, and its two occupants alighted.
One was a white woman, geed looking and
quite young. She was well dressed, and
evidently had moved in respectable circles.
Jler companion was a negre man of coal
tar complexion and countenance amazingly
devoid of every suspicion of intellectual
brightness. The couple entered the stefe
together, and when the dealer came for
ward the colored man remarked :
" My wife wants some furniture."
"Allriaht: in a minute. Just ict me
attend te this lady
chant' s response.
"Well, this here's her, it is,
The merchant was surprised, but the
yenng woman promptly said that she was
the negre's wife. They purchased some
articles of household furniture, and left
Jehn Deye is one of the wealthiest farm
ers iu the town of Gardiner. His farm is
near the village of New Paltz, en the Wall
kill Yallcy railroad. The Deye family is
one of the largest in Ulster county. It is
also one of the most respected and influ
ential, aud Jehn Deye's reputation has
ever been of the best. He has never been
blessed with children of his own, and it
was a genuine act of love that induced him
mere tliau a dozen years age te adept an
orphan niece. The wee mite of a girl took
his name, and was reared as tenderly as he
would have raised his own child. Every
advantage that social position and cash
could secure were hers and at the age of
eighteen Ada Deye became an acknowl
edged belle far beyond the limits of her
immediate neighborhood. The negre, Jehn
Wesley Sampson, was employed en Mr.
Deye's farm. Wesley's duties were chief
ly confined te a superintendence of the
half hundred cattle ou the place.
Until quite recently Ada Deye Had been
receiving the address of a young farmer of
New Paltz. and it was generally believed
that she had premised te become his wife.
Says Jehn Deye : " Rufus was a likely lad.
She could have married him and had my
blessing. lie is sober and industrious,
and will get along all right. I would have
done the square thing by them " But in
October Rufus ceased te visit Ada, she
representing that they had "had a little
quarrel." About this time the uncle's
suspicions acre aroused, and he decided
upon prompt action.
"Yeu will pack up your clothes and go
down te New Yerk with me te-morrow,"
he said in a firm tone. "I am going te
place you in a bearding school.
She declared no opposition, but when he
arose next morning it was te find that the
wayward girl had tied in the night time,
and with her was gene Jehn Wesley Samp
son. Pursuit was made without effect.
The couple went te Readout. A minister
was called upon.
"We want te get married, "' hastily ex
"Yes, quick; de it up right away, fur
we're in a awful hurry."
"Is this your desire?" tins preacher
asked the girl.
" Yes," the answered.
" I can't accommodate you,
minister. " New, don't you think you are
doing an ill-advised and "
"New, never mind yer sermon, boss.
Will ye marry us, or won't you? That's
what we are a wanlin' te knew."
"I will net. That girl is net of age. The
marriage would be illegal."
The preacher was about te attempt te
persuade Miss Deye te abandon her pur
pose, but before he could proceed the deer
slammed in his face and the ceuple were
in the street. Other ministers iu Rondout
and Kingsten, in fact, nearly all in the
city, were visited, with the same result.
Frem Kingsten the couple went te the
office of. "Squire Hecter Abecl, an old
politician and justice of the peace of Mar Mar
blctewn. It appears that they did net
long remain iu the presence of that gen
tleman, however, for as seen as the negre
made known his business 'Squire Hecter
ordered him out of his eilice.
Sampson then went te a friend named
Jim Cantinc, in the wilds of the town of
Marbletown. Cantinc is a negre as black
and full blooded as any that ever breathed,
but his better half is white. Moreover,
Mrs. Cantinc is red-haired and quick-witted.
A half dozen or mere mulatto chil
dren have resulted from her union with
Jim Cautine, and these gathered about
and applauded their mother's labors as she
having declared that she would "fix
things," proceeded te burn all the corks
found in the Cautine mansion. Ada Deye
sat down, and Mrs. Cantinc completely
disguised the girl's fair face and hands by
smearing them with burnt cork. Her hair
was put up in a net, and thus changed in
appearance. Ada Deye again started en a
journey with Sampson. This time they
went te the Reformed parsonage at Stene
Ridge, and the Rev. Dr. Hulburt was
asked te make them man and wife. Net
suspecting that the girl was net a ncgress,
the preacher married them.
Next day Sampson took his wife te her
new home in Lapala. Lapala consists of a
colony of negrees, aud ail of its surround
ings are low and debased. The Sampson
home is a hut ; it would be a great mis
nemer te call it aught else. It is little su
perior te the average Lapala habitation,
where scores of families havc no doers te
their rude homes save a hole near the
ground, through which only arc ingress
and egress possible,
A gentleman from New Paltz, a friend
of Jehn Deye, was seen yesterday by a
Sun reporter. He said that Mr. Deye was
uncommunicative as te his plans ; "but,"
added the gentleman, " it is very plain
that Jehn is all broken down by the action
of Ada. He tries te hide his grief, but he
fails. He fairly worshiped that girl, and
of course he can't give her up te such
a fate without a struggle."
" Will he take any action looking te her
separation from Sampson '."'
" I don't knew ; but I de knew that a
Deye is desperate when he gets excited."
There is a story current te the effect that
a Kingsten lawyer has prepared a legal
document, which is te be served en the
negre and his wife, making them defend
ants in a civil suit, which, if decided against
them, will subject them te a pecuniary
penalty which their means would prevent
them paying, aud open the jail as an alter
native. It is also alleged, seemingly upon
geed authority, that a warrant is out for
Sampson's arrest, charging him with hav
ing betrayed the girl.
In the mean time Sampson does net
icem te fear any legal proceedings. On
Monday he procured an attachment for
personal property belonging te his wife,
left behind in the haste of their flight. He
has also placed iu the hands of a lawyer
for collection a claim against Jeliu Deye
for 20, money which he says was placed
in Deye's keeping by Ada. This 820 will
be Mrs. Sampson's only dower. She has
net a penny in her own right, but by her
marriage she has sacrificed fully $30,000.
An aged colored woman who has work
ed for the Deye family for twoscerc years
or mere walked all the way from Gardiner
te Lapala te sec her " baby," as she affec
tienately calls the recently married young
woman. Finding Ada alone she pleaded
earnestly with her te return te her home
and give up her " scandalous shame."
She told Ada that sin would be welcomed
back, and dwelt long and fervently upon
the wreiiij life she had entered upon. Ada
cried bitterly.but protested that what was
done was final ; that she should net leave
Sampson, whom she loved. She asked
many questieus about her nncle,and seem
ed entirely broken-spirited, but rejected
every overture looking te a change in her
ROYAL FORTUXJU HO'TEKS.
The Spanish Infantas and the Royal Ex
chequer. A Paris correspondent of the Londen
PjM Jfall Gasette, writes : "It was no se
cret that the Bavarian aud Austrian
princes te whom the Spanish infantas were
offered in marriage held back because
sufficiently large dowries were net te be.
given with them. They are new coming
forward. Queen Isabella presses a claim
en the Spanish treasury for about 5.000,
000 sterling. This represents the value
of a third of the estates of the crown,
which she reserved for herself when she
ordered her heritage te be liquidated
and two thirds given te pay floating
debts of a pressing nature, many
of which originated in jobs of Queen
Christina and the royal favorites. But the
Spanish exchequer is new pretty ucarlv
empty ; and, where there is nothing, the
king, much less the ex-queen perd scs
dreits. Where, then, is the money te come
from which the imperial and royal fortune
hunters scent from afar? Part of it is te
tlew in from Prussia. The emperor of Ger
many wants a penal settlement and a co
lonial outlet for the swarming population
of his empire. He has for some time been
watching Morocco with wistful eye, and
taking steps also te absorb it. " Ilcncc
tlic support which Den Alphense
met with iu exile from the Ger
man government, and the social ceunte
nance of Queen Isabella, and these dis
tinguished members of her household new
forming her entourage intime, by German
ambassadors and their wives. Yapercau
comprises among the bright points of Isa
bella's reign "the campaign of Morrecco
and its fine victories, ending iu a glorious
peace," by which Spain acquired a foot
hold in the shape of sonic towns and a
haven of importance in that part of Africa.
These towns the Emperor William is anx
ious te purchase, and if he would give a
geed price, the Spanish government would
net ask better than te sell. The
young queen wants te get her sisters-in-law
married out of her sight. She wishes
the eldest unmarried infanta te go te Yi
enna as Archduchess Stephen, and the
youngest te Bavaria. The Due de Mont Ment
pensier would accept her as a daughter-in-law
with a smaller dowry than the Bava
rian prince requires : but he is still mis
trusted, as ambitious te obtain the throne
for his branch of the royal -family. In
the Gazette the Infanta "isabcllc is no
longer styled Princess of Asturias, but as
in law she holds this title and draws the
pension of 230,000". attached thereto, tin
infant Mercedes is debarred from talcing
it. Canovas del Castille, who prefers te
reinaiu in the geed graces of the prin
cess rather than te please the queen,
will net take any step te dispossess
the Infanta Isabella. Ou the day of the
presentation of the royal babe at the
Atocha there was a het dispute at the
palace between the queen and her eldest
sister-in-law en the subject of the title and
the pension. Queen Christina wanted the
baby te be taken as Princess of Asturias,te
the feet of Nestsa Scnera, and said that if
she was net, she should go without her
mother. However when, she found that
neither the Infanta Isabella, te who.-e
guardianship the king ewes his prolonged
tenure of the crown, nor the head of the
cabinet would yield, she came down
and appeared iu the large precession
with tier daughter in her arms.
The Infanta Isabella would form
ally resign the dignity, which it appeared
was net conferred en her pending the bach
elorhood of the king or the childlessness of
future wives, but absolutely, if given a
sufficient compensation, which would en
able her te marry abroad in a manner
suitable te her rank. Queen Isabella has
been te Leurdcs te thank the Yirgin for
all that she has done for her, and te im
plore her te aid her in pushing her claim
for the 5,000,000 sterling, which would
enable her te settle the infantas, and the
king te buy up his sister's right, ie the ti
tle and the pension which he granted her
before he thought of taking a wife.
Charles O'Nicil, a laborer, was killed by
falling down a railroad embankment
at Catasauqua, yesterday.
The Philadelphia county Democratic
committee of administration adopted a
resolution last evening calling upon the
peace commission te meet promptly, te fin
ish its labors.
The barkentine Samuel Welsh, which
arrived at Philadelphia, from Galway, Ire
land, en Tuesday night, made the passage
in 17 days. This is said te be the shortest
time en record between the two pert:
The five vear old son of Jehn Glace, of!
Willianisperf, was killed yesterday by be
ing caught in a canal bridge as it was
being closed after a beat had passed
through, lie attempted te jump en the
bridge but missed it.
At a meeting of the national lamj chim
ney association in Pittsburgh it was unan
imously resolved that all the factories in
the United States should step the produc
tion of such chimneys four weeks prier te
the 10th of January next.
Ellen McCaffrey, eight years old. re
siding at Ne. lGO'i North Frent street
Philadelphia, was shockingly burned bv
the ignition her clothing at a steve and
was taken te St.Mary's hospital, where she
died this morning from the ell'ects of
William J. Boyd, a colored chiid, six
teen months old, was burned te death yes
terday morning at the residence of his
parents, Ne. '13."i'l Warren street, Philadel
phia. At the time the only persons in the
house, were the child and another little
fellow, a playmate. While playing, the
deceased get tee close te the stove and his
clothing took lire. The cries of the ether
child attracted some of the neighbors, but.
when they get into the room the little fel
low was enveloped in flames, and was re
badly burned that he died in a few min
utes. HK.IVV KOUBEKl' IN A HOTEL.
A Country merchant Hebbcd et .ST, OOO.
New Yerk detectives have been for sev
eral days past engaged in looking for an
expert hotel thief, who en Thursday morn
ing last reblJbd a guest in the United States
hotel, in Fulton street, of United States
bends money and jewelry, valued iu all at
$7,000. The name of the guest who was
robbed was withheld both by the police
authorities and the proprietor of the hotel,
but he is said te be a country merchant.
lie retired te rest en Wednesday night,
and when he arose en Thursday morn
ing he discovered that an expert
thief had entered the room and carried
oil' United States coupon bends valued at
6",000, his geld wateii chain, several arti
cles of jewelry, and money amounting in
value te $1,000. It was ascertained that a
stranger had hired a room in the hotel en
the r-amc fleer with the room occupied by
the merchant en Tuesday, and nothing
had been seen of this man since
Wednesday night. The belt, en the
deer of the room entered by the thief
had been tampered with during the day.
preceding the robbery. The screws had been
taken out, and the holes through which
they passed enlarged. The screws were
then dipped in water and were replaced,
se that they would appear te be all right,
but a slight pressure, after the weed had
dried, would be sufficient te remove them.
After the merchant had fallen asleep, it
was an easy task for the tli ict te turn the
key, which had been left in the lock, with
a pair of nippers, and the deer being un
locked iu this way, a slight push removed
the nosing of the belt from its place, and
the deer was open. Ne clue te the thief
or the stolen preparty has been obtained
by the police.
At an early hour yesterday morning
Cbarlcs Miles, residing en Clifteir place.
Jersey City Hcights,breught te the Fourth
precinct police station a male eh ilikj about
two months old, which he had found en
A .young -and prepossessing woman,
neatly attired in black, at 10 o'clock last
night handed her infant, scarcely a month
old, te a little girl at the corner of Bergen
street und Seuth Orange avenue, Newark,
witu instructions te mind the little ene
while she entered a store,
return, and the infant was
She did net
sent te police
Leve aud Murder
A terrible murder was committed at Ne.
67 Lewis street, New Yerk, last evening.
Andrew J. Gillen sought the hand of Mary
Scgcrsen in marriage, but the brother of
the sirl opposed the match. Gillen called
en Miss Segersen, but she told him te
leave the house. He asked for a glass of
water, and when the girl returned with it
he caressed her and said, "Mary, I love
you ;" at the same moment he drew a re
volver and shot her through the head, kill
ing her instautly. The murderer immedi
ately disappeared, and it is thought threw
himself into the East river.
Ohie and Indiana.
The official vote of Ohie gives Garfield
31,177 plurality and 20,103 majority.
Returns from all the counties in Indiana
liave been leeeived. Garfield's plurality is
AT SAVE II Alt-
Twe .llfii Stilled and n Third and Twe
Last evening a terrible accident occurred
at Sate Harber, in which two men were
killed and several persons were badly in
jured. The citizens of that place aie the
owners of a three pound cannon, which
was manufactured at that place years age.
It was made of wrought iron and was the
same kind of a gun as the ene which is
owned by the Democracy of this city, the
latter having been made there also. Last
evening the Republicans of the village de
termined te celebrate their victory by fir
ing off the gun, which was taken te a
point ou the common, between the hotels
and rolling mill. It was iu charge of Eiias
Funk, who superintended the leading and
firing. Five shots were fired without ac
cident, and when the gun was being load lead
ed for the sixth time, the small bag con
taining the powder burst. It was thou
agreed te put iu another lead, with
out removing the first. This was done
and the gun' was touched oft. When it
was discharged it burst and pieces of it
were thrown iu dilie.vnt directions. Jeseph
Tayler and Jehn Aument, two men, were
standing together in the read about thirty
yaids from the gun when it exploded. A
piece of the gun about three feet long
struck both of, them at the same time,
crushing their heads. Tayler died in a
few minutes and Aliment lived until half
past one this morning, when he breathed
his last. Mrs Themas Crew was standing
a few feet behind the men and r.he was
struck bvthe same niece and had ene of
her legs broken. Funk, the gunner, had
his right :cg se baitly crushed by being
struck by another piece of the gun that
the limb nad te be amputated above the
knee. Mrs. Elniiie, was severely, but net
seriously injured. Drs. GatcncII, Davis,
Cliinrer. Mewcrv and Ritter were sent for
immediately after the accident and they
did all in their power te alleviate the suffer
ings ei the wounded aud uying.
Tayler was a man about '18 year.-:, lie
kept the confectionery store in the village
and leaves a wife and two children.
Aument was unmarried and 20 yearn of
ajre. He was a son of Aument.
Funk is a married man about '10 years of
age, and has a wife and four children.
Mrs. Crew has a husband living and is the
mother of seven children. j
The accident was undoubtedly caused
by the double charge of powder, which
was placed iu the gun, and it is. said that
these who had charge et the cun were
warned in regard te the danger.
Dr. Chuucr. deputy coroner, lictil an in
quest en ths remains of the deceased and
a verdict of "accidental death "was ren
dered. At last account.". Funk was doing
very well. J!i- injuries are net fatal,
was employed in the rolling mill. .
An OiiI Sliue.
There is en exhibition in 1
he window of
Messrs. Shaub & Bro'sshee store
terical curiosity. It consists of a slipper,
which was once worn by the Duke of Ar Ar
teis, for whom it was made prier te the
great French Revolution of 1798. who was
a brother of the unfortunate King Leuis
XVI, of France, and who subsequently, in
ISM, became Icing himself. The slific.
which is very finely finished and
durable, though extremely light in
the sole, is the property of Dr.
C. A. Lecher, of this city, te whom it
descended from his grandfather. The de
ceased French r.evcreign, who were this
relic of royalty, bail a geed-sized feet, long
though slender, and with well-arched in
step, judging from the shape of the slip
per which runs te a poi nt at the tei, but
the heel of which is low and bread. The
measuring stick with which the size of
the feet was taken is exhibited along with
the slipper, which bears distinct evidences
Held Ter Court.
Henry Grce.k. who was arrested by
Chief of Police Dcichlcr en the charge of
stealing a wateh from Benjamin Asten, of
Sahinga, had a hearing this morning before
Alderman Dennelly, of the Seventh ward,
and was committed te prison iu default of
bail, for trial at court. The evidence
showed that en Tuesday while Mr. Asten
and family were away from their heu?c
Greek was seen crawling in ene of the
windows'. Later in the day he offered te
sell a watch, answering the description of
the stolen one, at Lamlisvilie and ether
places en the pike.
Hales or Ileal J'istate.
The Whitman farm of 118 acres in Colo Celo Cole
rain township was recently sold at private
sale te Israel Miller, of Briekcrvillc, for
W. P. J less has sold te Mr. Hellingcr, ei
Pcnn township, a farm of 50 acres in Dru Dru
meie township, for $50 an acre. Mr. Hess
had recently purchased the property at
$30 an acre.
Abram Roup, administrator of the es
tate of Themas Yeung, deceased, has sold
the farm of 100 acres, near Andrews'
Bridge. Colerain township, te a citizen of
Eden township, for $50 per acre.
There will be gospel meeting for chil
dren and adults in the public school build
ing, corner of Lemen and Lime streets,
this evening at 7 o'clock. Miss Lefevre, a
missionary lately returned from Iliu Iliu Iliu
doestan, will be present and exhibit a
number of gods and ether curiosities used
in heathen worship.
Mr. Harrison Parkman, of Philadelphia,
and Miss Lillie At tick, of Bryn Mawr,
were married at the latter place by Rev.
Addison Henry, en Tuesday. The groom
is well-known here and Mr. Charles L.
Schaefier, of this city, acted as best man.
and Miss Nellie Attick as bridesmaid.
T!. T '.: :i i i..;i.i
ajiv ie.uuii luiiruau company art) uuiiu-
ing an addition te their freight warehouse
at the upper depot, this city, as they have j
net sufficient room at present. 1
OUR ANNUAL TEACHERS' CONVENTION-
Discipline in tlte Scheel Kcmr.s Jlirls i!u
Ulgule CoiiceriiliiKCemin.blllo!. Lec
ture by ex-Vice l'rrsideiit CeITax.
"Wednesday Afternoon. Music, The
Bird's Seng," ' Ave Sanetissma." The
court room was mere crowded than at any
time previous during the institute.
A. R. Stcmy, of Rohrcrstewn. icad a
paper en " Scheel Discipline." Describ
ing the many obstacles iu the path of the
teacher, he encouraged them by declaring
that if they brought patience, wisdom,
judgment, firmness, amiability, courage,
gentleness, moral force and geed example
into the work ; bestowed praise and blame
with justice and discrimination : bestowed
rewards and punishment with impartiality,
and above all, held the pupils under a firm
out mild subordination, a sullicieut degree
of discipline could be attained and upheld
even among the most umuly schools.
Prof. Shaub and Prof, -Vines diseus.-ed
the subject briefly and 3L-s. Archer gave
her views at some Iengt ii. She aid no set
inlcs of discipline could be prescribed be
cause no two pupils, no two schools, no
two teachers, are alike. The teacher matt
have an inborn intuition ei" the character
of the pupils, and treat them accordingly.
The proper method of disciplining one may
I be improper for another, it is found that
these children who arc wer-bred at home,
who are taught obedience and respect for
their parents, cause but little trouble in
school. The trouble conies from J host"
children who arc cither neglected or
petted and spoiled by their parents. Where
parents can be induced te co-operate with
teachers, difficulties in discipline can be
easily overcome. When they will net co
operate but upheld their disobedient child
in his insubordination aud unruly conduct,
the pupil should be removed from the
school te prevent him fieni demoralizing
ethers. Whether the parents de or de net
co-operate 'with the teacher, the latter
must go into the school resolved ieb mas
ter or mistress of it.
Mr. Hart, of Caernarvon, had some
years age been placed, in charge of
a school, iu which ther." were big
boys who were determined te havc their
own way, both inside and outside the
schoolroom, lie had subdued their mis-
behavior by depriving them of tin usual
recess, whenever they misbehaved iu the
" What shall be done with girl aged
from 12 te !(' years who will peisit in
giggling?" This question was referred
for answer te Mr. Zechcr, of IVquca. II.'
said that his plan was te remove the gig
glcr from her scat and place htr in some
ether part of the school room, and keep
her there all day. Ii she went back te her
seat next morning without permission he
again removed her. If en the ether hand
she seemed te be repentant and premised
better behavior, he 'made a contract"
with her, restoring her te her seat en con
dition that she diil net again offend.
Mrs. Archer, of Lit it z, s-aid heriliscipliue
in such cases was te put the offender te
work at the blackboard, ivir,! her a task
te accomplish in a given time.
.Mr. Ivrehler, of West llemplielii, thought
if there occurred something that provoked
the giggling, the .better way was te giggle
along with the girls and have it out. It it
luccurreii tee elten he would umj such
means as present'd thcmsulvi's at the
time te .suppress it. The discipline effect
ive with ene pupil will net de ter all. He
had cured a giggling boy once by catching
him by the nape of this neck and the seat
ofthe breeches and chucking him under
a bench ; but this heieic kind of treat
ment wouldn't de for girls. A Dutchman
who was supposed te be dying with ty
pheid fever ate a mess of sour I: rout and
get well, the doctor applied the same rem
edy te an Englishman and killed him.
Prof. Shaub suggested that teachers
and dirccleis or the rural distticls should
agree upon inlcs for the government of
their scnoels substantially ofthe cliiuac
ter of the:-e in force in the city and larger
boroughs. These rules prescribe the con
ilittens in which pupils enter the schools,
may remain in them or be suspended or
expelled from them. They define also the
duties and powers of the teacher. The
adoption and enforcement of similar lilies
in the country districts would pi event
much annoyance te teachers and ni:-ui:
dcrstanding en the part of parents.
Oucstiieis and Ansi.irs.
Dr. Shumakcr answered the question,
' What would you de with pupils who
leave school and go home at rccc-s '.'' by
saying that he would deprive them of
twice as much time as they hud lns-t in this
way, by keeping them in during. following
recesses. Te the qmstieu: "What
would you de with pupils, eight or ten
years old. who persist in neglecting their
lessens '.'"' he said he would make a record
ofthe missed lessens ami after tiie neglect
had continued for some time he would in
form the pupil that such neglect or refusal
te study must cease, that one mere trial
would be given, and if it was net improv
ed the bad record would be sent te the
parents or directors.
Prof. Shaub made an appeal te directors
te protect teachers fiem Jhe insults
thrown upon them by ignorant and vicious
parents. He had seen a numberei letters
some of them wiitten by women and
addressed te respectable teachers contain
ing the most insulting a$id vulgarepithets.
He suggested the adoption of a rule by
school beards that if any parent or guar
dian shall insult the teacher in the school
room or send te 1 he teacher an insulting
letter, the children of such patent or the
wards of such guaidian shall leithwitlt
forfeit their right te seats iu the school.
Mr. Patteu hoped dirccteis would give
mere attention toseheol matters generally.
A few words from directors te parents or
children often have a meet beneficial ef
Music "The Wander-Staff," "Mill
Lecture en :rau:i:i:ir.
Pief. A. R. Rycrly, of the Millcrsvillc
normal school, lectured en grammar, ex
pounding his methods of treating renie of
the many difficult prats of that science.
Lecture en c:oiiiiUieii.
Dr. Shnmnker continued his lecture en
compesrnoit. He recommended teachcis
te tell short, stories te the pupils, and have
them write down as much of the story as
they can remember. At first they will,
pcrhap-, only remember a .smail part of it.
but by practice ihey will seen be able te
reproduce it almost entire. Encourage
them te write letters. Te describe picnics
or parties they have attended. Iu giving
mere advanced pupils subjects for compo
sition, de net choe.-.e tho.-.e that are merely
abstract as "heuestv'' but let the sub
ject be " honesty among merchants." or
" honesty in politics." This will give them
a better field for thought.
Prof, lleiges made a short speech en vi
brations, or pulsations. He stated that the
human car can distinguish net mere than
sixteen distinct sounds or pulsations per
second ; whenever the number becomes
greater than sixteen, the car receives
them as ene continuous sound. He de
scribed a little instrument made by him
and named a sonegraph, or sound-writer,
whereby pictures of sound could he thrown
upon a screen much the same as pictures
of mere tangible objects arc thrown upon
the screen by the stercopticen. He prem
ised te say mere about it m the morning
and te show hew all the colors ofthe rain
bow are produced by inconceivably rapid
On motion the secretary was directed te
cast the vote of the institute for a commit
tee en permanent certificates. He voted
forthe live candidates heretofore r.enii-