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Or the One ordered.
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PRESS, usual rates.
mo o to enbsertbers, FOUR DOLLARS ran AN
NUM itt advance.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 18135
China has arrived
The Rope/ MAI steamship
at mo a n ., E. S., With advises from Liverpool
iq August sth. Nothing had been heard of the
crest Eastern since noon of the 25. There are
laaay theories advanced to account for the
Fadden cessation of communication. The elec
t, icians attached to the company considered
t . 1 , , have resulted from a defect in the cable,
.d report it to be about twelve hundred and
t'l) idles from land. If it is not a defect,
o , r argue a great storm may have arisen,.
compelled those on board the Great East
. • cut the cable, bring it lip, and wait for
; weather. On the other hand, a gentle-
M hem our despatches dignify as astrouo
invv al the Royal Observatory, says that, at
ft,. One the cable refused to Work, ObSer,VW . .
both on the electric instruments at
era institution widen all the land and sea
16egraphs in England, evinced that a mag
lade storm was raging, affecting the currents,
m any eases preventing them from pass-
.I'ng over the wires.
Ancona. on the Adriatic COMO! Italy, about
.i s t . c miles from home, a few hundred front
Grennen and sometimes the summer residence
the Pope, is as yet the farthest point the
otera 1 a
I• n. as attacked in its northwester
The number of deaths there on the
4111 init.. reached thirty•four, Ancona is one
of the Fincipal seaport towns of Italy. The
too:equhnsc en o of a t h foothold in r
E o u f r t op e e , pe n o d p i l n e
snd thickness of the population, it may
spread over the continent. The summer,
tmerer, has about ended, and there is hope
Howell Cobb, who was recently in Augusta,
.tateil that it was his earnest wish to see
tioOrgia resume her former position in the
Union. Slavery, he said, was forever dead,
and in his opinion, it was best for all to sub.
adtpromptly and willingly to the authority
of de United States. Es-Grovernor Brown was
lattly in Atlanta,.havin - b recovered from his
Ile expressed the same views as
Information has been received by the Go.
ulnment, dated May 22, giving particulars of
t h t effects of the terrific hurricane which re
telly passed over the Society,flarvey, Palmer
:on, and most probably other islands. One of
the Palmerston islands has been entirely
tzited away. -The coral breakers alone re-
Several vessels have been wrecked,
1,31,:t.0 far as known, none were American.
Erlepean details of the war between Th:Azil
Paraguay appear in our foreign news.
great naval battle between the two coun
triti, resulted in almost the entire aunihila,
lAi of the Paraguayan fleet. There is nothing
at w m chronicle ou the land. A small detach-
Lela of Paragnayall troops are meandering
d e structively through Brazilian territory i-
Nst:he the Brazilian armies are encamped on
the herders, ravaged with typhus fever.
la the fifty-mile race yesterday, between the
int,elads Dictator .and Agamenticus, from
l'ortSlßOUnti N. .11., to Portland, Maine, the
Metalor was beam:4l3olns - a mile and a half
I...hind when they arrived off Portland. The
_Dictator, it is stated, should have an allowance
et" seventeen minutes for the stoppage of her
machinery, caused bythe heating of the crank
.7. W. Fuller, who is alleged to have swindled
IT Coegvesgional Committee out of
;.1 , 00 through the aid of blank, though signed
1 ,-.-cipts, is said to have swindled in no such
way. Secretary Harlan, whose business was
Agn, never attached his name to blanks,
:he proceeds of Fuller's knavery amount
ai i•;• only Siee.
Captain Wertz, the Jammu. commander QC
Andersonville prisoners, is to be tried
zo43s.t, at Washington, before the Military
torunission, of which General Underwood is
he,ident and Colonel Chapman' Advocate
ijaeral, About a hundred witnessea have al
r,ady been snbpcune,cd.
pecial telegraphic account of the base
match for the championship of America,
RlA(..en the Atimities and telutuals, which
ook place in New York yesterday afternoon,
,niting in the victory of the Atlanties, will
At New York, yesterday, the steamer Chase
arrire,d. :she brings Savannah dates to the
lush. • The price of vegetables in Savannah
was much below that of the New York market.
Over cue thousand bales of cotton arrived. at
Ste, fq.nah from Augusta on the 9th.
for the first time since tile war, we have
tdt•graphic communication through from
.t:•ckson, Mississippi. The telegram an
mees the meeting of the reorganization
e.,rention, which has not, however, gone to
A New Orleans correspondent of the Tribune,
the Etpreas of last evening, was placed
Drier arrest in New York yesterday. Reie
(iihrged with unfavorably criticising General
Colorado seems to have become too large a
for the Constitutional Convention now
session at Mercer has voted almost unani
neatly in favor of carving another State out
Forged gold cheeks are reported to have
been discovered yesterday in Wall street„New
York. There are minors of another bank de
Yeyterday, the leaders of the Maine Demo
tray assembled in Portland, in preparation
for the State Convention which is to be held
Cm the Swiss mountains another fatal Mei
tient is reported. A number of persons were
wept away by an avalanche, but, fortunately
Cr:7 one was killed.
ta Sunday, a quarteimmsterts elerk, pained
i;z:zsell, was arrested, in Cincinnati, charged
, rich stealing, while stationed at Louisville,
t . 2t;go of Government money.
A number of citizens of Richmond are in
li af,b ingtou, endeavoring to see the President
in regard to the municipal eleetions, which
lately took place in that city.
Charles Francis, convicted in Wisconsin of
Octurterfeiting, was yesterday pardoned by the
President. He has also amnestied a number
C ,7. - 111 :36•01)1111U - M
his stated that lien, Frederick Peel has re
, gned tLe Secretaryship of Great Britain, and
, gat he will be succeeded by F. S. Baring.
from the weekly returns of the Bank of
' l'acnce, a decrease in cash of one million francs
For Texas and Georgia, collectors and ap
•taim:rs of internal revenue have been ap
In New York, last week, there were six hun
,ted and fifty deaths, four hundred of which
vere children. -
Preston King was yesterday appointed by.
Pretddent Collector of the Port of New
m the 13th a tenement house, in Cincinnati,
ftil. One woman was killed, and many other
Iler , onz injured.
•. - cretary Stanton has ordered the Signal
to be disbanded.
Pounce the corn crop will be Malley this
loon, than it has been for the last two years.
The Cattle plague in England still continues.
effort is being made to check it.
N(•wbeila correspondence continues to speak
of Newhern'S growing prosperity and wealth.
AIIgUStUS Canfield has been appointed, by
die President, Consul at Foo-Choo, China.
4ienes H. Garrard, State Treasurer of Ken
: ucky, died on the morning of the 13th.
Admiral Farragut was yesterday in Port
land, but was to-day to return to Portsmouth.
The Great Eastern still unheard from.
Gold closed yesterday, at New York, at 1423.
Nothing more about the Great Eastern,
r.idi a considerable portion of the Atlantic
('able on board. It is said that the levia
thaa of the seas, after the second "fault,"
hundred miles from shore, had been
(paired, had proceeded twelve hundred
(or two-thirds of the distance be-
Il v lll l Valentin, in Ireland, and Heart's
( oatent, in Newfoundland,) before the
cni ninuitatiou from the cable at sea to the
(.9 -bir on shore had suddenly ceased. It
was apprehended, in England, that the
"Ptrimuit of 1865 was a failure, like that
of 1858 , but there was hope that the great
ship would soon appear off Valentia, bring
:"g Particulars of the voyage. Of course,
tis, is but a hope—one, too, in which the
underwriters do not participate, seeing that
llicy have largely increased their insurance
of:s for the cable. The price of the tele
t!Taplt stock has gone down, to balance the
!leeount. It is extremely probable that,
even at the worst, the whole of the cable
that has been made may be recovered.
tiur own opinion, if we might venture to
"peculate, in the absence of ascertained
filets, is that the cable, in the act of being
laid out, broke short at one of the splicings.
The last communication through the cable,
limn the Great Eastern to the Irish shore,
"as received on August 2d. The last news
Valentia received in the United States
i'•fs one day later.
- Without any previous notice, the Bank
of England has raised its minimum rate of
discount. This is said to have been caused
IT a sudden change in the weather. For
ia , arly ten - weeks (May 26th to August Ist,)
'mere had been extreme heat, with scarcely
(Ten an occasional shower. The result was
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that the harvest threatened to be deficient
in weight, which is as bad as if it had been
deficient in quantity. Heavy falls of rain
had laid the cereal crops, poor as they
were, and it will be necessary to . import
wheat and flour into England to feed the
population there. This, of course, may
draw gold largely out of the l country—
though, at the vast rate of extravagant ex
penditure here, in which foreign importa
tions are l ar gely consumed, this will proba
bly be less than now expected... The result
of raising the rate of discount has lowered
the price of Consols, and of other public
seetuitie.s. On the 4th of August Consols
closed at 894 to 89-1 for money. - On the 6th
of July the price had been WI to 905; and
on the.fith of April (three months before,)
preeiSely the same. The apprehension of
cholera in England, and the sudden rise
and rapid spread of a fatal cattle .disease in
the vicinity of London, had also con
siderably affected the public sentiment in
There is little from France, where the
elections have generally terminated in favor
of the Government candidates ill the
• country districts, and against them in cities
and large towns. The health of the little
Prince Imperial was reported excellent.
The cholera had appeared in Spain, and in
a camp near Gibraltar. In Egypt it had
been fatal, but capricious, so to say, sweep
ing away thousands in some streets in
Alexandria anti Cairo, and . passing over
crowded • localities in their immediate vi
cinity. The King of the Belgians, afflicted
with. a recurrence of his former. complaint,
(he was lately tapped for dropsy,) is said
to be in an incurable condition. In his
seventy-fifth year, he might reasonably ex r .
Peet to have his lease of life nearly run out.
There is some uncertainty .about the
reconciliation of the Emperor of Austria
with the Hungarians, whom he has lately .
been visiting, holding out to them the pro
mise of liberal government, and a full
political amnesty. It would appear that
the• Emperor had suddenly returned to
Vienna, whereupon the funds fell there,
which may indicate that there is "a screw
loose" in the arrangement.
The King of Prussia, continuing to
carry matters with a strong as well as a
high hand, has announced his intention to
collect taxes, though his Parliament had
refused to impose any, until he should
change his system of misgovernment_
His Majesty, who evidently was intended
to have been drill-corporal, or perhaps
serjeant-major in a horse regiment, being
out of place on a throne, may find himself,
ere the end of the year, pleasantly rusti
cating in a cottage in England, upon a
respectable pension from his eldest son
and successor, Queen VICTORIA'S. son-in
Spain, having recognized the Kingdom of
Italy, has so much offended the Papal dig
nitaries—Cardinals and Bishops—within
her own limits, that, in pamphlet and pas
toral, sermon and letter, many of them
have denounced the Queen and her ministry,
as something worse than heretical. The
Queen, with unusual courage, has resolved
not to submit to this, and the gowned into
lerants will have to answer for their lan
guage before the Council of State.
THE TYRANT OF ANDERSONYILLE TO
BE TRIED TO-DAY
A MILITARY COMMISSION TO EXAM•
INE HIS RECORD.
Explanation Concornlng the late 6wJDdlc or the
Union Congressional Committee.
CONTINUED APPLICATIONS FOR PARDON
APPOINTMENT OF A COLLECTOR OF THE
PORT OF NEW YORK
WASHINGTON, August 14, 1865.
The Fraud on The 'Onion Congressional
A statement was heretofore made, and is
now going the rounds of the press, that T. W.
Fri.t.Al., who is in Confinement at the Old Capi
tol, under an order from the War Department,
Is the party who defrauded the - Union Congres
sional Committee out of forty-five thousand
dollars, by means of drafts drawn 'and signed
in blank by the Treasurer, Mr. HARMAN ; which
drafts the said FULLER is said to have stolen,
lined up, collected, and receipted for, using
receipts signed and also in blank. This, it
now appears, is erroneous. Senator AARLAN
never signed either drafts or receipts in blank
for that Committee. The drafts and receipts
were forgeries, as well as a letter presented
by the rogue as a voucher for his authority to
more the collections. The whole amount col
lected by means of this forgery, as tar as the
Committee could learn, did not exceed seven
hundred dollars. '
The 'Union Sentiment in Textut.
Private letters received here from promi
nent citizens of Texas state that very many of
those who were intense
Secessionists are now
equally as fervent and zealous for the Union.
The largest slaveholders express themselves
reconciled to the changed condition of affairs,
and say that well regulated free labor will
prove more profitable than servile help, the
war having irretrievably demoralized the do
medic institution. The crops throughout
Texas are represented as good, and the opinion
prevails among the leading tuen that no lately
rebellious State will more easily return to its
former national relations than Texas.
The Rates of Freight on Coal.
The huge increase of the coal trade, and the
scarcity of coasting vessels, Lave induced coal
shippers at Georgetown, B. C., to largely in
crease the rates of freight to New York, Bos
ton, and other shipping points.
Disbanding of the Signal Corps.
The disbanding of the Signal Corps of the
army hae cornmeneed, under orders of the
Secretary of War. This corps, starting as a
new organization at the beginning of the re
bellion, has served at almost every battle and
siege from Bull Pun to Mobile, and has the
commendation of nearly every general and
admiral in our service.
Pardoned by the President.
The President has pardoned CnARLI.IS FRA.II
CIS Howenn, convicted in Wisconsin of coun
terfeiting, and amnestied a number of citi
tens of Mississippi.
The President has appointed AUGUSTUS CAN.
YIELD to be Consul at Foo €how, China. Col_
lectors and appraisers of internal revenue
have been appointed for Texas and Georgia.
Ex-Senator PRESTON KING has been appointed
Collector of the Port of New York, vice Sarno:sr
The President made a few unimportant ap
pointments today, and was urged by into
rested parties to consider the question of par
doning several prominent rebels.
A number of citizens of Richmond are here
to see about the late municipal election there.
The Trial of the Anticrsonville Prison
Keeper to Commence To-morrow.
WASHINGTON, August 14.—Thc trial of Cap
tain Wertz, the rebel commander of the An
dersonville prison, will commence to-morrow,
before the Military Commission, of which,
tieneral Underwood is President and Colonel
Chapman is Judge Advocate. A1)0111 one
hundred witnesses have already been sub
poenaed, and as ninny individual cases of
cruelty arc expected to be proved against the
accused by them. They will testify from per
Deconstruction In Mississippi.
'MEETING OF THE CONVZINTION-ELEOTION OF
Jackson, Miss., Aug. 14.—The Mississippi
State Convention met at noon today. Gove
nor Sharkey examined into the loyalty and
qualification of the members, and adminis
tered the amnesty oath to those who had not
taken it previously.
The Convention WaS organized by the elec
tion of J. C. verger of Washington county, as
President; J. L. rOWer of Hinds county, as Se
cretary ; T. C. Mae Meckin, Sergeant-at-arms,
and S. W. J. &Mal; Doorkeeper.
The Convention then adjourned until three
o'clock P. M.
- - _
The rest of the day was spent in arranging
the preliminaries to the transaction of import
ant business to come before the body.
General nuermitit nt St. LOUIS.
Sr. Louis, August R—General Sherman ar.
rived in this city yesterday morning.
SLURRY lAr GEORGIA,.
HOWELL COBB DECLARES IT BEYOND
Ex-Governor Brown Agrees With Kim
and Advises the convention to
The Savannah Hewed, of the 10th, says :
" Rowell Cobb, who was in Augusta recently,
expressed an earnest desire to see Georgia re
sume her former position 'in the Union.
Slavery, he said, could never be resuscitated,
and he thought it best for all to submit
promptly and willingly to the United States
" Ex-Governor Brown was lately in Atlanta,
entirely recovered from his illness, Ile re
garded the question of secession as settled,
and that any further agitation on that and
kindred subjects shouldbe studiously avoided.
Ile thinks it would be well for the Convention
to declare that slavery is at an endin Georgia,
without excitement or discussion:,
Military Matters—A Glut in the Sarni'.
loth Markets—Arrivals of CottOn.
gy:iv Yeas, August 14.-6 The otefOrr Chase
has arrived, - with dates from Savannah •t - the
The Savannah Herald says that General
Arannan has been orderOd to report tog enema
Stoneman, commanding the . Department of
Tennessee. GeneralsAmes,•Croatomand. De
vins have been ordered 'to' 'report' to General
commanaind :tlib .. .De:partnient of
South Carolina. Generals F.
King, and F. D. Stevenson have been °tared:
to repoit to General Steedman, commanding
the Department of Georgia.
Owing to heavy receipts, the price of'Vege.
tables in savannah rule below that of thelreW
On the 9th inst. over 1,000 bales of cotton: an
rived at Savartn. from Augusta, on fiat-boats.
A TERRIFIC HURRICANE.
An Island Entirely Washed Away—The-
Society and Harvey Islands Deras--
Irasunityrort, August 14.--The Government
has received official inforinatiOn, - dated May
25, narrating the devastating effects of the ter
rific hurricane Which has visited the Society,
Harvey, and Palmerston islands, and most
probably others. One of the Palmerston
islands, the rear on the northeast, has been
entirely washed away, rendering navigation
extremely dangerous. Nothing but the coral
breakerd remain, which, in case of t heavy
sea, is entirely invisible to the eye, but is ob
servable only in perfectly calm weather. All
these islands are well known to whalers in the
South Sea. Owing to this damage by the hur
ricane several vessels have been wrecked,
but so far as known none were American.
Tahiti also suffered considerably from the
ABSQVATULATION OF A QUARTERMASTER'S OLERB
-DOWNFALL OF A HOUSE
CrtMINNATI, August 14.—A three-story . brick
building on Race street, used as a tenement
honse, fell down, yesterday morning, burying
six families in the ruins. One woman was
killed and several persons badly injured.
A quartermaster's clerk, named Russell,
was arrested here yesterday, charged with ab
sconding with ine,ooo in Government funds,
Whilst Stationed at Louisville.
A RACE BETWEEN IRON-CLADS.
THE-DICTATOR AND AGAMENTICIIS TRY THEIR
SPEED-THE DICTATOR BEATEN.
POP.TLAND, (Me.,) August 14.—The iron-clad.
steamer Dictator arrived here at 4.55 this af
ternoon. The - thee from Portsmouth was well
contested in the fifty-mile run. The iron-clad
steamer Agamenticus made the distance in,
five hours and ten minutes. The Dictator was,
a mile and a half behind her when they ar
rived off Portland ; but she should have an al
lowance of seventeen minutes for the stop-.
page of her machinery, on account of the heat
ing of the crank pin.
At 2.45 P. M. the Dictator hauled off and bore
down the bar for sail, so that the party might
arrive at the expected hour; five o'clock. The
Dictator is somewhat foul, and the Agamenti.
ens clean. The vessels , are evidently fairly
matched for speed. The officers of each clam
a decided superiority in sailing for their-re
Mayor MeLellen, in company with several
members of the city government, went down
on the tender to the Dictator, to receive Ad
miral Farragut and mite.
The Admiral will return to-morrow morning
to Portsmouth in the Agamenticus.
THE ATLANTIC CABLE.
NEW YORK, August 14.—The steameuliremeno
which arrivedhere to-day; brings a few addi
tional partiCillarS relative to the progress of
the Great Eastern in laying the• Atlantic
cable, though they are not so late as those
brought by the Moravian at Father , Point, and
shed no light on the failure of the insulation
after twelve hundred miles.had been laid.
A telegram to Vslentia from the Great
Eastern, dated on the 29th ult., says: "The
cause of the accident to the Cable is unknown.
There was a total loss of insulation.” -
There was no communication with the
Great Eastern when she had seven hundred
miles of the cable paid out.
A. telegram Of the Seth ult. said all was
going on well. The fault bad been removed,
and the insulation was perfect.
A telegram from. the Great Eastern, dated
on the afternoon of the 31st, said nine hundred
miles of the cable had been paid out, and
seven hundred and fifty miles run by the
Great Eastern. All was going on well.
A thousand and fifty miles were laid sum ,
eessfully on the Ist of August, when all was
going on well.
Aar v Ray, August 14, 3.30 P. 111.—Up to this.
hour there has-been no arrival from. New,
foundland, and there has been no intelligence
from the Great Eastern. The wind is north•
west, and the weather heavy, with signs of
Sentence of Burglars.
Ilea.ome, August 14.—John C. Smith, who was
convicted last week, in the Court of Quarter
Sessions, of counterfeiting, and participating
in the Witmar and Ganser burglaries and rob
beries, in Tulpehooken and Exeter townships,
was to-day: sentenced to an imprisonment of
sixteen years in the Eastern Penitentiary.
Peter C. Weider, convicted of being con
certed in the Ganser bUrglary, and George De
Hart, convicted of participating in the Wit.
man robbery, were each seamed to . an im.
prisoninent of seven years.
NEW YORK CITY.
NNW YORK, A.l.lgliAt 14,1884
ARREST 08 A JOURNALIST.
The Express says that a New Orleans corres
pondent of the Tribune, who nas neon guilty
of criticising General Canby's administration,
reached this city today, under arrest, and has
been put under charge of General Hooker.
MORTALITY AMONG CHILDREN
There were six hundred and fifty deaths in
this city last week, four hundred and fifty o
whom were. Children.
The bank, statement for the week ending
on Saturday shows:
Decrease of loans $4,000,000
Decrease of deposits 2,500,000
Decrease of legal tenders 500,000
Increase of specie 760,000
Increase of circulation 390,000
FORGED GOLD CHECKS-RUMORS OP ANOTHER
Large amounts of forged gold cheeks are
said to have been discovered today on Wall
Rumors of another bank defalcation are rife
Gold closed this afternoon at 142%.
THE STOCK =ORANGE-SECOND BOARD
Go,ooo U s 10656
1,000 IT S Os 5-20.... e 10574
5, WO e —ll is 10476
50,003 f10....e..11 Is 1043,
5,060 U S 5s 10-406 973.11,
5,000 T 1 , 1 7 3-106.2,1 se 08:m
1.444)0 (10 3,1 se 118 y, I
10,0(.3Vre1lo State 65.. 74
i 5,000310 State 05.... 7.1,Y,
WINNING STOCK BOARD
At the Evening Exchange gold closed at 141;
New York Central, ; Erie, DX; Itudson
River, 1099,1 . ; Reading, IOWA; Michigan Central,
100'%; Michgan Southern, 03 1 . 4; Illinois Cen
trfil; - nom; Pittsburg, 68%; Rock Island, 107;
Fort Wayne, 95 1 A; Canton, 37; Cumberland, 40;
Quicksilver 54. The stock market was in
t Me excited and the transactions large.
Gold closed steady.
Markets by Telegraph.
BALTIMORE, August 14.—Flour is dull and
heavy. Wheat firm; new red $email@example.com. Corn
dull at 97(P5c for both white and yellow. Pro
visions dull. Bacon—Shoulders 181/c. Whisky
firma at $2.25.
C/NCINNATI, August 14.—The Flour and Grain
markets are quiet but firm. Whisky dull, with
small sales at $2.19. Provisions dull.
ST. LOUIS, August 14.—Cotton: 'Receipts, 667
latles; the market is quiet at 39e for middling.
Flour unchanged. The Wheat market is irre
gular. Corn dull at 81@85e for white. Oats un-
Changed. Tobacco active, and advanced ; sales
at firstname.lastname@example.org for shipping leaf, and d19.751/00 for
manufacturing leaf, Whisky unchanged.
CRlCAoo,Augustl4.—The Flour market closed
active, with an advance of Wee. Wheat is
moderately active, and has advanced 3@4c, the
market closing quiet, with sales at email@example.com 1 ,4
for No. 1; $1.12 for No. 2, Corn firm at 67% for
No. 1, and 004 for No. 2. Oats firm, at an ad
vance of %02c ; sales at 46*. Freights Steady.
Ilighwines inactive. Provisions dull.
Flour, barrels 2,400 3,500
ll'beat,bushels 22,000 stow
Corn, bushels 110,000 173,000
Oats, bushels 15,000
lilitwArnim Aug. 14.—Flour active. Wheat
firm ; sales at' $1.2431.26, closing at the out
side price. Corn steady at 71e. Oats dull.
Freights dull. lieceipts-500 bbls of Flour and
40,000 bushels of Wheat. Shipments-3,000 bbls
Of Flour and 23,000 bushels Of Wheat,
PHILADELPHIA, TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 180.5.
Arrival of the China at Halifax.
VET NO COMMENICATION WITH THE
Theories of the Canoe of the Want of
LETTER FROM AN ASTRONOMER CONCERNING
I "MAGNETIC STORK
REPORTS OF THE ELECTRICIANS
A SPECK OP TROUBLE BETWEEN AKIRA AND
PRUSSIA ABOUT THE DUCHIM,
English Accounts of the WarlOween
. Brava and Paraguay;
DETAILS OF THE GREAT NAVAL
Paraguay's Fleet Almost Annihilated,
AFFAIRS AS THEY ARE AT PRESENT, AND THE
PROSPECTS OF THE WAR,
HALIFAX, N. S., August 14.—The Roy*
steamship China has arrived here with
Liverpool advices of August 5111. via Queens
town on the 6th.
Communication with t'em , Great, astern re•
mained suepended, and I nothing had been
heard from her since noonnt the 2d instant.
The Very Latest ihY the - China.
Livanroot, August s—.E.*(ming.---Communi..
cation with the Great Eastern. remains sus
pendo. Nothing has been- heard from her
since noon Of the 2d inst.
A telegram from Yalentil , to , dhy says there
has been no change in thee-eable sines yester
The original shares of - the-Atlantic Cable
stock closed ai 300Q350, and the preference
shares at 214@2% per cent. discount.
Another fatal accident on tlie-Swies-moun
tains.4 reported. A party of 'several persons
were swept away by an avalanche; but fortu
!lately only one, a porter, was-killed.
Ancona remains as yet -the farthest point
the cholera had attacked irr , ita northwestern
route. , The number of deathsat that place On
the 4th inst. reached thirty-f Our;
Livratroor.., Sunday P. M,. August ft—The
steamer Balbec, from New York,.has. arrived,
Nothing, further has transpired concerning
the Atlantic Cable. It is supposed:tobe in the
same state as previously reported:, The earth
currents were returning with , more Strength,
showing that the cable had been in contact
with the earth, twelve hundred: miles from
Sixty-seven per cent. was• offered, but no in
surance was effected atthalpri.ee•for the cable.
The political news is unimportant_
t sEcOxib DESPATCH."
HALIFAX, August 14.—The • steamship China
arrived here at four o'clock this afternoon,
en route for Boston. She has 126 passengers
for Boston, and forty for Halifax.
The steamship Hayti: from New York,
pasSed. Brookhaven on the afternoon of the 4111.
Much anxiety and excitement existed con
cerning the Atlantic Cable. The general feel
ing was one of depression, arising from the
apparent hopelessness:ofr the enterprise, al
though there were many who retained their
faith in the renewal Ot;telegraphic communi
The London Tines is: despondent regarding
the successful laying_ of the cable, although
not entirely without:hope..
The Daily News clings- to. the hope that the
accident is not irremediat, as the weather has
nig been unfavorable.,
The Star hopeathat,pu board the Great East.
ern, they are employed slowly but surely en
gaged in haulimpacktbe cable.
A test taken at Valenta station shows the
accident to the cable tobe a total loss of hunt
lation, nearly one thousand two hundred and
fifty miles from Vaientia. This would be in
almost the deepest water along the lir/lele
The Shipping. Gazette says Small insurances
were doneat Lloyd's onFriday at fifty guineas,
but most of-tbe,underwriters declined taking
the risks at any price.
The Fall Mall Gazette says it is understood
that aNc astronomer of the Royal Observatory
has communicated the following facts. to the
Atlantic T,ele4„Qaph Company:
At noon, on IS ednesday,_when this signals
became unintelligible, the magnetic ins.tru
meats at the Greenwich Observatory showed
that what is termed a magnetic storm had
commenced. These storms caused currents to
flow through the telegraph wires, and serious- ,
, ly affected the working of both the land and
'sea lines. He also states that although the
stormhas much abated, currents may still be
passing of sufficient strength to confuse the
signals passing from the ship through the deli•,
sate instruments used at Talentia. This mag
netic storm is the greatest which has occurred
for many years.
These explanations are somewhat reassu
ring, although the Atlantic Telegraph Compa
ny, in their official statements, make no allu
sion to this electrical disturbance.
There is another theory that the ship may
have encountered bad weather, and been
obliged to cut and buoy the cable.
It is reported that Hon. Frederick Peel has
resigned the Secretaryship of the Treasury,
and that T. S. paring is likely to succeed him.
The London Times editorially, expatiateson
the difficulty of maintaining and feeding the
liberated slaves of the South, and says, "It I s
easy for a victorious Government, by a few
V01(15, to strike off the slaves' fetters and dis
locate and destroy the industry of a whole
community, but it is not easy for it to find an
answer to the awful question, of what are the
people to live I one which it has raised for it
sett', and which, every day more and more im
portunately, demands an answer,"
The cattle plague continued violent, and
c..orcsati" men%"vtts were progressing to
The weekly returns of the Bank of France
show a decrease in cash of one million francs.
The yield of the corn crow will certainly be
smaller than it bas been for the lasttwo years,
when it was above the average.
LtEpoca asserts that orders have been sent
to General Gardara to declare war against San
Domingo. The statement is considered as
Alarming rumors ha:ve been current of the
total failure of the negotiations between Aus
tria and Prussia in relation to the Duchies,
and the Vienna Bourse was affected, all the
funds falling. •
The latest despatches say that negotiations
have not been broken off, but have merely en
tered - upon a new phase.
The mails from Brazil have been received,
with additional details of the great naval vic
tory of the Brazilian over the Paraguayan
squadron. Both sides exhibited great-hero
ism, and the slaughter is described as having
been terrific. The battle occurred three
leagues below the city of Corientes t and lasted
from nine o'clock - in the morning till six
o'clock in-the evening. The Paraguayn fleet,
consisting of eight Steatners and six gunboats,
Mounting eighty-potuiderS, and also a battery
of forty rifled cannon, was almost annihilated.
The Brazilian force consisted of nine gun
boats, and their loss amounted to three hun
dred men, including nineteen officers.
MO Bruns C'y L Co. DX
300 At M b 5 Co 1.16
100 Mar Mia'g C 0... 12
200 N Y Central R.. 928
100 E rle Rallway4s6o 85
400 lio 21 call 865.6
300 Reading It 1064
500 MSo 66
The main army of the Brazilians, seventeen
thousand strong, was encamped on the banks
of the ITraguay, and on the Confines of the
Brazilian territory another wing of fourteen
thousand men was stationed.
The condition of the Brazilian army was un
satisfactory. The typhus fever and dysentery
were making sad ravages among them.
A body of two thousand Paraguayans deso
lated the province of Corienteii. They after
wards burst into the Rio Grande, swept the
banks of Parana, and were marching through
SnAmonAß, June 22.—The silk and tea trades
opened. briskly at Shanghae and Foe-Chow.
LewDON MONEY MAnitET.--The funds were
firmer on the 4th. The discount demand was
tight at the advanced rate of 4 per cent,
The weekly Cotton market report was re
ceived by the steamer Moravian.
LIVERPOOL PREADSTITPBB MARRET.-3tieSSTS t
Richardson, Spence, & Co., and Wakefield,
Nue & Co., report Flour quiet hut steady.
Wheat dull, and TtleSday , s Improvement lost.
Corn quiet at 808 6d@lls 6d for mixed, on the
spot, and 2as@29s ad to arrive.
Livaitrool. PROVISION MARKET.—Messrs.
land, Athya, & Co., report that Beef has an
upward tendency, mostly for the finer quali
ties. Pork firmer. Bacon buoyant, and ad•
vaned 1@25. Lard lim o and AdvaupQd 395 s
on the week. The pribes are quoted at 76095.
Butter is irregular. Tallow active at 40V425.
LIVNIIPOOL ntODTIOS, Maararr,,,Thelirokersi
Circular reports Ashes easier for pots, and
firmer for pearls. Sugar quiet and. steady.
Coffee steady. Rice qUiet. Linseed has an
upward tendency. Linseed cakes are firm - at
£9 7s 6digi£9 128 6d. Sperm Oil active.. Rosin
active, but irregular. Spirits of Turpentine
quiet at 4164t478.
PRTROLBUis.—Messrs. lioult, English, and
Brandon report—The market id quiet and
steady at 28 050:428 OW for refuted.
Lenoorr liferamrs.---Es.ring et Co. report
Wheat firmer, and . advanced I@is tad. The
weather has been unfavorable for the crops,
but has improved. Iron quiet and steady. Su
gar inactive. Coffee active: Tea firm. Rice
firm. Spirits of Turpentine has an upward
tendency ; sales at 48s. retroleam •steady at
205 for Crude arid 2s 5d for Relined. Tallow ac
tive at 425.
THE LATEST VIA QUEENSTOWN
luvEnrom.—Saturday Evening —August 5.
Cotton—Sales to-day' of '5,000 bales, including
1,000 bales to speculators and exporters. The
market is flat and the quotations remain un
/3 REA nexuays.—iThe market is quiet and more
favorable for the crops. . .
PnovisioNs.-,The market is steady. Bacon
is• buoyant, and 'still advancing. Tallow is
firmer. • • •
Lownow—_ Satutday Evening—August s.—Con
sols. closed at 89,5;WO'for. money.
Ausaloax SToms.—lllinois Central K., 79
56 @ 58 %.; United States 5-20 s, £583@68!2?
Auguat s—Evening. The Bourse
. .eleecl ("net. ltente6 ehme'd. at
Marine' Intelligence—The LaiSelst.
. Arri - Jed from New fork—Biaggo at Bristol,
Rio at 'Btadea, Maggiore at - Gravesend, Betel&
in the Clyde, Oden in the Elbe, Herzog Paul at
Tarragmia,..llayti at Liverpool.
Arnyedfrom Bosteri. !ate. at Malta.
Arrived Irom Callao—Carliale at Queens
Arrived' Prom Philadelphia,- July 18th, ship
Boulton, at. Rio .I"tateiVo. August 3d, Amelia,.
at Queenstown. •
POIITLAND; , Augu_st 14.--The leaders of the .
State Dtkinbaraey are assembling here in pre-
Parationa Air- the State einmention, to meet-
to-morrow. ,The representation will probably
not be very iarge. Judge. Howard,' of Port
land, is the promineaft candidate for the nom":
nation for Governor. The Convention will
assemble at ten o'clock to-morrow morning. "
I.ISI7iSVILLE, August 14.—James .11.. Garrard,'
State 'Treasurer, died in tins-city yesterday'
805T644, August 14.—Arrived; Ball; Almira
Coombe, from Philadelphia; •Btige Harriet,
from Cienfuegos, Num° Doomumoi from Phila.
delphia, Julia Ford, from Philadelphia, and
Valencia, from Philadelphia.
IxeineNT AT A WASHINGTON PRISON.--n was
at - Me Carroll Prison, says the At ari that a sin
gularly desperate attempt was made toe '
about a year since.
Two prisoners were confined in. an. upper ,
room, One of whom, for some cattse,lburid the
companionship of Ins room-mate disagreeable,
and resorted to a novel mode of getting rid of
him. Coming up from the yard one day, he told
his obnoxious chum that he lid seen his ,
(ebumls)coffin beingmade M the yard, and that
he was to be shot at sunrise. The poor fellow
was, of course, terribly seared at thisnews, but
theinformer slapped him on the back, telling
him that while there was life there-was hope,
and he would manage his escape -that hediad
Once belonged to a circus compAiy, and had
learned how to jump with a springboard, and
would teach him the process.• ifefore- night _
the victim had concluded to =Rothe attempt
to escape, and the couple proceeded.to pry up
one of the boards from the floorond thrust
ing it from the window, made one end secure
inside. All being in readiness.; and. the- posi
tion of the sentinel being determined by his
solitary tramp in the yard below, the victim
crawled out upon the hoard, , ll3B-companion,
meanwhile, occupying the other. end of the
board, to give, by . his - weight; additional
security to thefastening. The • couple then
bade each other good hve, and. the victim.
getting on bis feet, matte one or two. pre--
liminary springs, and bounded. off into the
darkness- He came within a lutiVs breadth of
descend - 1141ml the plat of the Sentry's-bayo
net, and aIMOSt miraculously escaped break
ing any bones, and, springing up, he made for
the drphouse, the sentry firing at him,. but
missing him in the darkness. He elanibered
up the sloping . roof of the dry-house and
jumped off outside. But the sentry on, duty
there, having heard the shot ou the. inside,
was on the alert, and brought the fugitive up
standing, and he was secured and returned to
safe quarters. Considering the helxlvE, flan
from which he leaped—about forty feet—it is
remarkable that be was not killed outright.
As it was, he suffered for some time from
something like paralysis-of his limbs, but at
the time of leaving the prison, was in good
health, and pone the worse, apparently, for
his odd experiment in saltation.
STEAM CARRIAGES IN NNW Yomc.—The subject
of running steam carriages in the city,. instead
of horse-cars and omnibuses, is beginning to
be-talked about a good deal. It is stated that
every omnibus makes,. on an average, three
hundred and twenty- - e pounds-of - dirt per
day, and every ear twohundred pounds. One
proposition is to hare the streets paved or
floored with iron, as the motive• power re
quired on iron floors is only five pounds per
ton on a level, while.on the present pavement
it is thirty-one and a half pounds per ton. It
is urged that when steam carriages are made,
running on these iron doors, the cost of trans
portation -will 'be.- greatly ; reduced; estrtage
will coat muck loss lan hOne-Wtagis, and the
public: will be relieved frOm dirt, also, that
india rubber tires can be used, which will- be
durable and almost noiseless On smooth iron
floors. It is not probable, however, that the
horse will be superseded for everything, as,
for instance, pleasure-driving, but many be
lieve that steam can be substituted to adtan
tage in all the business occupations and drudg
ery far which: draught-power is required.
New York.puper of yesterday.
A ComotsOANE.—We were shown yesterday
a Zcane mule by R. T. Woodward, of the 21st
Massachusetts Regiment, which is consider
able of a cariosity. In the centre of the head
piece or handle is a fine portrait of President
Lincoln,,surrounded with red, white,and blue
circles. Outside of these are the words " Abra.
ham Lincoln, died 1136:-1," cut into the wood,
and underneath it, "By the Eternal, the Union
must stand, were the words of General Jack
son."- At the top of the cane is the word "Lin
coln," upon each side of which are red, white,
ant: blue stripes, and at the outer edges a
mourning stripe, Following this are the
names of Grant, l'homa, Burnside, gberman
Meade, and Sheridan, with these lines: "And
all our brave soldiers, to whom great honor is
Then, cut in a winding groove around the
cane, from top to bottom, is the following :
"This cane is made of white cedar, and was
pat on the soot where the battle of Roanoke
Island was longht the memorable Sit of
February, ; lBo, by R.T.R. Woodward r _a meniber
of the 21st Regiment Massachusets - Volunteers,
under Major General A. E. Burnside, which
resulted in the capture of the whole island? ,
The letters are about a quarter of an inch in
width, and are beautifully cut. Theneane has
a large number of raised knots hi it, which
are painted in the national colors. It is vary
ingeniously arranged, and must have taxed
the patience of 3fr.lVoodwaru to the utmost.
THE CHICAGO GLABB WORES BIIIrSED TO. THE
Gnotrim.—A most disastrous fire occurred this
morning at the works of the Chicago Glass
Company, corner of North Market and Onta
rio streets. The alarm was given shortly after
one o'clock, and the engines turned out with
alacrity, but when they reached the spot they
found the extensive establishment a, mass of
burning ruins. When the fire was first dis
covered, the flames were bursting through the
roof of the principal building, near one of the
furnaces, An the wood-work of the structure
was as dry as tinder, the flamen spread with
fearful rapidity, illuminating the. sky with a
lurid glare. An attempt was made by the
crowd, who soon gathered around, to save a
portion of the valuable stock but, owing to
the rapidity with which the fire spread, this
was found- to be impossible, and only a. few
trifling articles were taken from the
building. The works have only been in opera
tion a few months. The estimated loss on the
stock and,building is $15,0.90, which nearly
covered by insurance, The origin of the fire
is unknown.—Chicage Times, Saturday.
ESCAPE OF CONVICTSIom. BLACKWELL'S IS.
LAND.—On Monday afternoon, while some of
the convicts were taken out by their keeper
to the cook-house for supper, about eleven of
them ran to the shore, plunged into the water,
and swam for Hunters Point and Green point.
The keeper, under whose immediate charge
they were at the time, was unarmed, and
threw. stonesat them,but another keeper corn
ing up at the time, discharged all the barrels
of his revolver into a batch of six of them,
without, however, any of the shots taking ef=
feet. The police of the Forty-seventh precinct
hairing been notified of the escape, made
search for them, and Officers Depew and Dls
away succeeded In finding One of them stowed
away in the tar works at Hunter's Point, He
was brought to the station-house and locked
up, giving his name. as John Smith, which,
however, is not his right name.—N. Y. Express
ADAH IS Acs MENKEN is about to leave Paris
for the Pacific. Her carriages, horses, and
dogs arc advertised for sale by private con
tract, "the present high rate of transit, and
the long voyage, precluding the possibility of
shipping so many horses and carriages to Cftli
fornia.', The stud consists of a thorough bred
Arabian horse, a white mare, .a pair of bay
geldings, a pair of beautiful white ponies, a
bay hunter, and a bay horse. She has also two
broughams, a trotting buggy, and a pony pine
ton. Her dogs include a thorough bred gray
hound, a toy. .terrier, a tan terrier, a French
poodle, a Scotch terrier, and four black-and
tan terrier pups, -
We find this item floating through our fa ,
reign flies. The sale must have taken place,
for the lady, bags and baggage, is now at the
New York Hotel, New York City.
DWATCVISII IN ANIMALS.—A 'Very curious
paper upon the origin of dwarlism in animals
has been written by M. Dareste, and read be
fore the French Academy. The cause of
dwarfism the writer supposes to be an accele
rated development. His experiments were
conducted upon hen eggs which were under
going incubation. Of a number of eggs which
were being hatched, some underwent their
completion more rapidly than others, and
these M. Dareoto examined. On the 3d June,
at two o'clock; he opened the Shell of an egg
which bad been placed for incubation at ten
o'clock on the morning of the 2d. The em
bryo had been some time dead, so that tile en
tire duration of its life could not have ex
tended over more than from:Awenty-four to
twenty•six hours. Nevertheless, it had at
tained a condition of development, which, un
der ordinary eircu2nstances, must have taken
sixty hours to arrive at. The left side of the
head was bent upon the vitellus, though the
.rest of the body had its ventral surface ap
plied to the vitelline mass. This precocious
embryo was exceedingly small, and its mea
surements were far below those of ordinary
embryos which have attained a similar degree
of development. M. Dareste, employing , the
expressions of II
laire, shows that mat ry ido o r n e ic a p ( ea r o e m Y e n Sa a i Thartelnof
two kinds ; first, the formation of definite or+
Bans 'from a structureless. mass—this is de
velopment ; and, second, theft increase of
their organs—growth. If the latter process be
in excess of power a giant is produced ; but IC
the former, a dwarf is the result,
THE LAIKE DIMON COLLISION.
Farther Partlicolluiro of the Appotting
CFrera the Detroit Ailvartiser or Friday.]
It becomes our painful duty to reeoira the-oc
currence of the most appalling disaster that
hasdarkened the records of the Western lakes
for many years. On Wednesday night, about
balf . past eight o'clock, the fine propeller Fe
from Otlptti a n k e s o u rf.
to this port, .when
abreast of. Thunder Bay.latand; and about;six
1 3f or cliay, on her way
miles from the Light, collid4ki.with the -*o
pener Meteor Captain Wilson,tipwisrd bound,
by which the I'ewabie wias*bionediately sunk.
The evening was a tolerably clear one. al
though it had been somewhat rainy,.and - the
lights of each steamer were discernible: by-the
e a t p t t h e e r
d o f
thesix m w i a t te es. .e iv ,::,d ro e t r i a o t h e r
The course of the Pewabie was on the Side
toward` the' shore, and that of the Meteor on
tb e. opposite tack, by which they would steer
clear of each other.
The movements of each steamer were plain
ly observed by the crew as well as passengers
upon the other, and the fact of their coming
together under such circumstances cannot be
explained- except on the hypothesis of an
almost unaccountable blunder on the part of
some one. When Captain McKay saw a colli
sion appeared'inevirable, he blew his whistle
as a signal to'the other beat to keep out of the
way, which signal, safer as is known; was not
responded to. lie then ordered his wheel to
put to starboard; which would tend to put her
out of danger by taking his boat farther in
toward the SilOre. From all that, we can
gather, it is rendered probable that the
Wheelsruan of the Meteor, not having pro
perly understood his orders, or by a mistake
of some kind, put his wheel to port, instead of
the contrary direction, which he ought tohave
taken. lie thus brought his bows in a direct
line with the port side of Pewabic, and- the
fact of striking the' latter SQ squarely in-the
side would seem to confirm• toil theotr of the
413Buseof the catastrophe; although it is possi
ble that a full Jnyestigatiom may present the
affair in'n different .phase 'so' far as some par
tiertlars are concerned:
The bows - of the Meteor, yvirioh are long and
sharp,' struck, the Pewabiealmost at right
angles under the pilot-house, opening her to•
the width of tive?ve or Afteen feet, and cutting.
her down to the watetzs 'e,dge;. There were,.
probably, at least one hundred and fifty per
sons on board, including -the crew, and con
sternation and dismay atone' fell like palsy'
upon hearts which only a few brief moments'
before overflowed with mirth and gladness.
The scene was one which beggars description,'
but was soon over, Within four - minutes of
the collision the rewabie sunk; eat tying clown'
with her from seventy to one hundred persOns,
as nearly as the number could be ascertained.
Many of those on the bows 'of the ill-fated
steamer had thepresence - ormind to jump'
upon the deck of the Meteor; • others were
saved from drowning by the heroic exertions
of friends, and many were subsequently picked
up by the boats of the Meteor. .A 8 there Were
two or three sail vessels in the neighborhood,
it is possible that a few of these now num
bered among the lost have been picked'
up by them, but as the Meteor remained near'
the scene of the disaster to pick. Aiwa]. that
Could be found, this is like hoping against
tit' the accident had occurred -a-. few hours
later, neatly all would have heew-wrapped
spep, and very few would have beenspat‘ed to
recount the fearful tale.
' The following is a . statement made by Mr.
Russell, the , Secretary of the meeting of. the
survivors, held' on the Mohawk, vo-hiclrsteam
er brought their down to the city. . The gene
rous conduct cif the officers of the -Mohawk. is
appropriately referred to in the proceedings
of the meeting, which are given belOw
STATEMENT OP MR. RUSSELL.
About eight and a half on Wednesday eve
ning,ath instant, the propeller Pewabie, Capt.
McKay, on. her down trip, about eight miles in
S hOre, came in collision with the Meteor, Capt.
on lack upward vorage. The Meteor
struck the Pewabic just under the pilot-house,
literally , smashing up her bow. The boats were
running at the rate of about twelve • miles an
hour, and the crash was awful, causing , the
Pew4hic to go down in the short space of three
or four - minutes. A number were killed by
the Crashing timbers. But few of the passen
gers of the Pewabic had time to from
her decks upon those of the Meteor, ere the
wreck of the Pewabic sunk • entirely out of
sight beneath the seething waters. The sight
was terrible and heartrending as the cries-and
groans of the unfortunate passengers rose
upon the rolling swells of the surging billows.
The life-boats of the Meteor were lowered in
due time and a number saved from' untimely
and watery graves.
The steward, pilot, each and all of the crew,
merit and will ever have our bestrwishesand
The night was foggy and forbidding, yet at
the time, and before the collision occurred,
they were seen respectively by each six miles
off. There were about 175 or 200 passengers on
the Pewabic. We have the names-of 'seventy.
five of the pa§tengets saved, anittlfentY - three
of the crew.
We are unable to ascertain the • number of
lives lost ; as near as it can be -estimated it is
supposed to be about seventy.
The 3leteor remained near where the wreck
sunk until morning, in order to . pick up the
floating bodies. The MOhtlAVlC ? :pagsing down,
was signaled and promptly came tathe reseue,
The pumps Of the Meteor were worked for
safety and precaution, as she-had sustained
a slight injury from the shock. As soon as it
was light the boats cruised around among the
floating debris to pick up passengers, but so
long a time bad elapsed that none were found.
The leak was effectually checked, and she
passed on her way up to ibirtage Lake. The
Mohawk, with the survivors of the Pewabic,
came on to this city. The officers of the Mo
hawk have many hearty thanks for their time
ly assistance. . . .
Several noble and heroic incidents occurred
worthyof mention, one ortwo in particular,
the most Memorable of; which was performed
by Miss Ada Brush (eadaughtar of F, A, Driish,
Esq., of this city.) Thislady, by her cool and
determined efforts, not, only saved her own,
life by . expert swimming, bat that of Mrs. C.
M. Wright, whose husband was drowned with
a lady clinging to his neck. Miss Brush saw
Mrs. Wright struggling in the water some Ws
tanee from her, and. with great presence of
mind she swam. to her. rescue, pus ed a float
ing spar up to her,youlthus saved her from the
terrible fate of herbeloved husband. The ma
nifestation of such fortitude on the part of
this lady will, be ever remembered by those
who were witnesses of the terrible catastrophe.
Mrs. L. ilianight of this city, and others
whose names latve not come to hand, also
displayed a . spirit of determination seldom
Captain McKay was one of the last upon the
wreck, and upon leaving the sinxin vessel of
- which he was so proud., he saved the life of
Miss James of New York.
Mr. Cleveland, the mate, worked to the last,
and cut loose one of the life-boats just as the
ill-fated Pew able went down. He was one of
the last air
Mr. McKnight did not leave the wreck until
he was taken by one of the crew and throWn
upon the deck of the Meteor. The affable and
ready clerk, Mr. Charles A. Mack, was one of
the first in the life-boat, and would not rest
until he had rendered all the aid that was pos
sible. lie saved the engineer before the boats
were got into the water.
sTATRMENT OP OBADIAR 0, Woof:.
Mr. Obadiah C. Wood makes the following
statement About half-past eight or nine
o'clock, on Wednesday night, while off Thun
der Bay Island, and several miles ahead, we
descried the Meteor coming up ; it was raining
at the time, yet the night Was very bright; the
passengers all went forward to see the Meteor
approach ; it soon became evident that she
would collide with us; the passengers became
frightened, and ran to the after part of the Pe
wabic for satety ; Captain McKay gave orders
to have his helm put a port, and the Pewabic
had just commenced to swing, when the Me
tall', whOse helm bad been pot to starboard,
ran Into us, striking ue almost squarely in the
vicinity of the piliot-hOuse, and Cutting us
down to the water's edge.
The confusion among the passengers at this
time was indescribable; they were perfectly
panic-stricken. Many escaped by jumping on
board the Meteor while the balance went
down with the wreck, which sunk in less than
live minutes after the collision. Some of the
persons employed on the Pewabic; who had
retired, escaped with nothing on but their
night-clothes. Moth boats were going at fall
speed. I was standing in the saloon door when
the Meteor struck us. I ran to the upper part
of the boat, and intended to jump on board
the Meteor, but found the distance too great
to make the attempt. I then got on the hur
ricane deck with the same object in view,
but bad soureely reached thatl - )lace before
the Pewabic made a fearful lunge for
ward and sank. I was thrown forward
with great violence, and struck against
the smoke-pipe, and the next instant
found myself in the lake among portions of
the wreck, the cabin having broken to pieces. a
1 swam to life-boat that I saw partially drift
ing, and attempted to get into it, but was
washed off by a heavy sea and carried toward
the Meteor. Entangled in the bulwarks of the
latter steamer was the broken flag-staff of the
Pewabic, to which I clun until rescued by a
rope being let down fkOM the Meteor.
Captain McKay, of the Pewabic, remained
perfectly cool and collected, doing hie utmost
to save the passengers 4 by preventing a panic,
lowering the boats c. ; but as his steamer
went down so quick' ho was unable to do as
much as he otherwise would have done. The
Meteor remained all night in the vicinity of
the catastrophe, and picked up those of the
survivors who were afloat on pieces of the
wreek. About six o'clock Thursday morning,
the propeller Mohawk came along, and the
rescued passenget , § and those of the crew Who
were saved were transferred and brought to
this city ; nothing was saved from the Pewabic.
ADDITIONAL PARTICULARS—INTERRSTING INOI.
DENTS—STATERIENTS OF SURVIVORS, RTC.
[From the Detroit Advertiser, Saturday.)
Passengers on the Fewabie inform us that
when the collision oeeurretl they were making
preparations for a dance. This fascinatin re
creation had been indulged in every night g:
the way down,and it being the last night which
the gay and happy throng would have an op
portunity to enjoy themselves before their se
paration, they were calculating upon having a
good time. Alas! they little dreamed that in
stead of threading the giddy mazes of the
dance on that memorable night, they would
soon be struggling for life main the angry bil
lows, many of them to go down beneath the
dark waters unknelled and uncoil:Med and
that, in the memory of the agonized survivors,
a never-to-be-forgotten scene of terror would
struggle for aye with fondest love and affec
tion for the mastery. Truly, " what shadows
we are and what shadows we pursue.n
THE THEORY OF THE CAUSE
In our remarks of yesterday, as to the pro.
liable cause of the collision, we expressly dis
claimed all intention of putting forth a theory
as a foregone conclusion; but suggested that
it might very probably be modified by facts
and circumstances to be developed hereafter.
It Must be borne in mind that we have as yet
but little more than what may be Called an - ez
parte statement ; it being made upon the au
thority of the passengers of the Pewabie, who,
if there were any question as to the blame,
would naturally feel charitable toward their
own officers. That statement certainly looks
very fair from a landsman's standpoint; but
we have some serious doubts as to whether it
would stand the test in the critical mind of
an expert. They say, for example, that the
night was dark and thick, yet they could see
the Meteor at a distance of six utiles. Mere is a
manifest contradiction ; for, if the night was
of the character they describe, it would have
been impossible to seeker at that distance. If
the weather was thieir, the accident is sus
ceptible of being accounted for without blame
attaching to any One ; but, if it was Of opposite
character, there Certainly was no excuse for
If ever a man earned the distinction of a
genuine hero, it is Mr. It, C. Jackson, the first
engineer. Last Winter he became the husband
of an idolized and idolizing wife, and this was
her first trip to the upper lakes. Tlpey were
together in the onginetroom whenthe•Ooilision
occurred.:. The second etighiw*:,6Arketorhirtt
and said, " ' save yOurseif and •WiM i ,./. can:swim,
and have no one to taker care;of toy,* - ir-Tae/ 1 "
Jackson, hi. all probabinty,-had' no idea. that
the boat was on the point of sinking; and
• thought only of his duty to stand by his post,
• and accordingly replied that he would not de
: seri, the engine to the last. His wife became
frightened and clung to him, but he told her
.. to be calm, saybig he would take care of her.
Neither of them left the engine-room, so that
iii their doom they Were "not divided." Yet
this sad scene was only one of many equally
.aftectiag. What a suggestive though unwrit
ten history of love and devotion, of terror and
death t •
A WARSAW' ESCAPE.
Mn Charles A. Maelr, the clerk of the Pewit
bic, made a very narrow eireape with his life.
When' the boat 9 came together he Wars in tile
„saloen: Co - mprchencing. the nature of the
trouble„he made an effort to escape to the
deck. There were two doors, and he , went to
the.• one _on the starboard' side, and found it
fastened.. He then ran to the hall docw, but
the -- Nroodwork bad been so jammed up , in the
collision that the way wag closed. He set
vigot . ouSlY to work in thruiting aside- the
broken L'Os'grnents, and was''soon able to See
through the detms. He deseided the rail of
the ltle:teeT, - whhth he grasped 4: and the boat
disenmkging , herself at that ireornent from the
Pewabie, he Was dragged out in safety, but his
coat was stripped from his back.
A youtla named Thomas' D. Mitchell, sell. of
Henry Mitelicil, of ontonagonor.as standing
on the top desk ,- aft
when the Dolt sunk. As
she went down-his amn wag broke' by coming
in contact with a frairnerit of the' wreck, and
in this heinless:msnoltion he was thrown into
the water, from which he was drawn half dead
into the small boat et the meteor:. His bro
ther, nine years Uhl, who was also on board,
obtained possession off a life-preserrer, but
Met it again. He then Managed to , tr„et upon
a piece of wreck,. and' was thus bilOyeti up
until saved by the same small hoat'br which
his brother was picked up.
• Ma. LYBTNIVS • eTATIMENT.
Theodore G. Lyster,- paying teller: - of the
Second 'National Bank, of this city, waest pas
senger on the Pewabie, and was fortunately
saved, A party had been - waiting for the last
auppertable to be cleared, in order to • make
preparations for dancing, astd at tile =As of
the collision he had lefthiettiends for thevue
pose of makin c l - arrangement's to secure music
for the occaslim. While en this errand; and
about half-way toward the bow, on the prome
nade deck, the shock came.- Pie saw the Me
teor strike, the concussion: making the Pewit
bie quiver from stem to 'stem, lik - e an aspen
leaf, and he again ran aft, where he intd leittas
party, but when. he reacited , there they had
left. lie then instinctively began to iirovide
for his own safety. Half a- minute after' the
two steamers cametogether, they . bectimedis
engaged but the Meteor was , immediately ,
driven upon the other again by- the motion oil
the wares,W4 e n ;,44?, Meteor - came
second time he seized his opportunity ands
leaped upon her, 'landing safely on the taffrail..
The water looked dark, - and although pieces
of the wreck could be seen, he. could not dis
cern those who were clinging to them. The
heartrending cries of those struggling in the•
water could, however, be distinctly heard, and
they will never be for-mitten:-
The loss moneywiso is a very sertous one;
and will fall heavily on all concerned, includ
ing insurers. The estimated value of the cop
per is about *130,000. We have no- particulars ,
as to the insurance of the cargo, but, as is ens
tomary it is no doubt fully insured.
, c Lake Superior Express Company " had'
about *,55066 in eaSh lit their saffv.whieh they
will make an effort to recover. We understand
they are about making arrangements through
the Home Insurance Company for the services•
of their diver, who was to have started for.
Buffalo last night, to procure some extra air
The second mate and three others, who had,
been left at the scene of the wreck, were pkked
up by Captain Harrison of the schooner Wyan
dotte, belonging to this port. Afterpicking . up
a few articles of no great value, their boat was
driven off into the bay, and they .were una
ble to get back. They were left. at Port
The list Of passengers was Made-out frOin•
memory, the books and papers of the boat
having all been lost. This being. the period.
when the pleasure seekers begin to return,
from Lake Superior in large numbers, and the ,
Pewabie being a popular boat, it is doubtless
within bounds to, assume that there were in
all at least 200 on board. On this hypothesis,
the lost will number 100. There are no IMAMS
Of Obtain - in 5 - a complete list i iind uneertaintyi.
terrible as death itself, will hang for a long
time over the fate of many a loved. one.
Free Schools in Richmond.
One of the young ladies enaged in teaching
the freedmen of Richmond, surprised on find
ing, as she supposes, that there are no free
schools in this City, writes a long letter to a.
Philadelphia paper, 111 wide& else draws a
gloomy picture of the rising generation.
For the information of persons interested. in
the subject of education in Richmond, we will
state-that, in the year 1800 there were five free
schools in the city ; three in 'Monroe ward, one
in Madison ward, and one in Jefferson ward;
ana that throiiqliceit the trying tiMeB , of the
late war our City Councils, notwithstanding
the constant drain on their narrow resources
to support the city poori. managed to. keep
alive ail four of these institutions: They still
preserve their organization, though thismonth
is their usual time of vacation and they are,
therefore, not in operation. They will re
sume their exercises On the, first of next
month, if the money can be procured to de
fray the necessary expenses. Had theeity been
organized under civil government, an appro.
priation would have been made by the Council
for their support. As it is, the civil manager of
the city, Mr. David J. Saunders, will take any
measure that may seem practicable to sustain
them. money is meeessary to support the
teachers and proyyle fuel for the winter, and
if this lady or her Mends eleelte to per.
form a work of genuine philantbrapy, a rare
opportunity is offered them in raising a fund
for the assistance of these free schools. Our
city is poor indeed, and the demands upon her
treasury for the support of het tridig.ent popu
lation will, it, it feared, be greater than at any
former period of our history; and it will not
be denied, WO iniegine, that the question of
subsistence is even more important than that
of education, and must be first attended to.
"The self-styled aristocracy here,e who de
clared to the lady letter-writer .that they
would never pay a dollar's taxes in support of
free schools, are a class of whom we have often
heard through liorthernnewspapers, but never
seen Or known for ourselves. Vire cannot doubt
'their pestilent exictence when it 18 80 fat'
quently asserted by such well--informed per
sons; we, however, do not, hesitate to say that
they are a much less influential class of per
sons than the people of the. North have been
led to suppose. After inquiry, we can find no
citizen who can point out one of them;. and
notwithstanding th eir opposition, the City
Council, up to the day of their diasollitiOni
continued •to vote money fertile support and
Maintenance of free schools.
But if this lady and her friends are in earn
est, in their desire to see the present free
schools of this city put, on a more protperous
footing, and increased in number, they have
only to ,raise the money. Any information
they may desire as to our Present System of
free schools, will be gladly kiven them by.lift.
S. D. Denoon, who has for many years been
chairman of the City. Council Committee on
Public Schools, If -our system, when ex
plained, should prove deficient, or, from any
reason distasteful, the young lady and her
friends yea proceed to organize on their own
plan, being assured cf the mtwaperatiOn of all
good citizens, whatever that everlaSting bug
bear, the "self-styled aristocracy," may say or
do.—Richmond Republic, Avg. O.
THE DWELLING-HOUSES IN THE SOUTH.-.-The
North Carolina correspondence of the Cincin
nati Gazelle says; The dwening-houses of the
south present a strange annearanee In their
furniture and household equipments. Every
thing has been mended, and generally in the
rudest style. Window glass has given way to
thin boards, and these are in use in railway
coaches and in the cities. Furniture is marred
and broken, and none has been replaced for
four years. Dishes are cemented in various
styles, and half the pitchers have tin handles.
A complete set of crockery is never men,
in very few families is there enough loft to set
a table in a manner approaching gentility. A
set of forks with whole tines is a. curiosity.
Clocks and watches have nearly all stopped..
Carpets have gone for army blankets. Pianos,
where any are owned are terribly out of t
tune. Clothing, including hats, bonnets, and
ladies' and children's shoe's, are nearly all
home-made. flair brushes and tooth brushes
nave tin worn out, anynhe are twoltell.and are
not yet replaced;; pins, needles, threact,atun
thousand such articles, which seem. indispen
sable to housekeepers, are very scarce. Even
in weaving on the looms corn cobs have been
'substituted for spindles. Few have pocket
knives. In fact, everything that has noreto,
fore been an article of sale at the South is
wanting now. At the tables of those who were
once esteemed luxurious providers, you will
find neither tea, eoffee,sugar nor spices of any
kind. Even candles in some cases t have been
replaced by a cup of grease, in winch a piece
of cloth 18 plunged for a piece of wick. The
problem which the South had to solve MS
been not how to be comfortable during the,
war, but how to live at all.
AFFECTING INCIDENT.—AG affecting lll incident
occurred in the Provost Marshal's oce two or
three days since which brought the tears to
the eyes of all who witnessed it. Large num
bers of ladies have been recently flocking to
the OilieC Ur subscribe to the President's' Am
nesty oath, as a preparatory step to drawing
rations. A. little boy appeared• at the Mar
shal's desk one morning, anti in timid accents
inquired if he could take the oath for his
mother. His features were handsome, his
manner modest, but he had an intelligent and
an appealing look. He was informed that his
request Could not be granted, but that his
mother might take the oath in person. The
little fellow turned towards trio door and
burst into tears, and sobbed so passionately
that the Provost Marshal called him back to
ask the cause of his grief: "My mother", he
said, "is sick and confined to. her bed; she .is
unable to work, has nothing to eat, and is
starring.' , This appeal was irresistible, and
the Provost Marshal interested himself in the
ease and procured the necessary relief. Num.
hers witnessed the incident and Were deeply
affected by it. It was a beautiful instance of
affection in the little boy to offer totake the
oath (though too young to appreciate it,) for
his mothers sake and in her stead.
How many other similar cases of suffering in
the community Alas twe fear toomany—too
many.—Pefersbure , Express.
KB/MICKY TOBACCO error.--From reliable in
formation from various sections of the State,
it has been ascertained that the growing crop
of tobacco will be far less than that of last
year, both in quality and quantity. In the
more Southern portions of the State,. and in
Tennessee, what is denominated as ciarkes
"'me l eaf 1 6 &eally Short, the impression pre
vailing that the yield will ,trot much 432 " 134
half the usual average. A letter from nxlit
county, Kentucky, from au intelligent observ
er, who is not a tobacco grower or buyer,states
the result of his investigation that, under the
most favorable circumstances, a two-thirds
crop, as compared with last year, will not be
rown tbis year in that whole region. With
a planting Anil the _hazards of early frosts,
that estimate is very liable to fall shorts
Talc STATIC HOUSE AT TRIINTON, N. J.—The
work on the new addition to the State House
i s going on briskly, and the upper hall, in.
tended for the State Library, will soon be
finished. The pillars on the portico fronting
the river have been erected, and give a vastly
improved appearance to the rear of the Nile
ing. When finished, the Capitol in point of
spaciousness and convenience, will compare
very favorably with tlaat of any Other State.
THE WArt, PIERS:
TEM Yap ritNIP will be aent to atarscriberi br
111 r, (Der auntl i p la .41v.tneu,),LL In 60
Five copies 10 011
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Large' Chiba than Ten wilt be charged at the same
rate, $2.00 per copy.
rhos money must always accompany the order, and
tone outatwe eatt them rotor be deviate from? cle
they agora very Mite more than the Met Or PAW.
air Foam:Were are requested to set u aunts
for Tax WAR rams.
sir To the getter-up of the Club of ten or twenty,
an ex t r a copy of the paper will be given.
Mr. Calvin Pellett, of Paupoek, Pike noun.
ty; rccently came to his death in a singular
run/incr. A disease, known as the " bloody
murrain," had broken out among hia cattle
and killed several of theM. He skinned one of
the dead animala r nsing a pocket knife for the
purpose; On the following day, he removed
from his firm, with the sable knife, a splinter
which annoyed him. In a short time his arm
began to pain and swell, which continued un
til the arm was twice Its usual sine, and Quite
black. The viitis continued to spread through
out his system., and in a few days he died in
Adjutlllft Gcneml Alexander L. Itussell,
will be the Chief Marshal at the exhibition Of
twerminsylvania. State Agricultural Society,
to - lie held at Williamsriort, in 501#001ber.
General E. C. Wil!iatio has been appointed
The subscriptions to the Soldiers' Monu
ment otWashington county, to be located ad
:Moen tl.o . the county smit,..wlth in the Washing
ton cemetery, have reached E 4,000.
n 6 ," National lialkit of Lawrence eountyY'
has bead designated by tile Treasury 4 Depart.
went, BEl'fb depository ot"publie moneys of the
—ln consequence of no one desiring to of
ficiate as Pbstmaster at Marr i Lazernecounty t
the office at that place has boon discontinued,
During a Service in one of.the ehurehelltin
Cleveland, Oldo, last Sunday'evening, one of
the stays of thenhanAlolier, which is supported
in the central part of the house, broke, and
thePebr upset the worn! Ord , 011 lamps of
which it is conirMed, The lamps broke in
falling,the oil iguited r ond severalpews began
to blaze instantly. Three or four ladies were
covered with the burning oil, and the flames
leaping over theii , clothing, were with dliti
—The telegraph wires , Petween :311ringtteht
and Boston Were Florio':1 1 y affected" by the
aurcira borealis on Thiresiday, and messages
were• transmitted during: the afternoon by
natural electricity wholly, no batteries being
used. At Hartford, Wednesday night, the au
rora was so vivid as to , enable persons to ace
the time of night on `he• church elookti after
the moon had gone down.
The Biddeford, (Pie.) Journal says, the
Pepperell. Mills in that , city have increased
the wages of their operatives upwards of
twenty per cent, so that odd 14ands (females)
are making reftiii/Y $1.95' per day. Female
operatives are in good demand. The ebrdltant ,
would run all their iipirldlerfrif tit ey had suffi
-J: D. Howell, a brother-lit-lay of Jefferson.
Davis, who was soundly threshedit n Savannah,
on the 4th inst., by a Captain... Has% iy, for using
language disrespectful to our a varnment,
and unbearable lig any WILL mai al has been
ordered to pay a fine of $250, or be s oiifiiltd itt
the county fail six months.
The colored schools in toutsin na, estab
lished by General Banks, embrace, it is re.
ported, 126 schools., 230 teachers, 15,i 00 in day
schools, and a i atra ailicita in night awl Sunday
schools ; in all, AIM persons , under iustrue.
The Farmington (Me,) Chronicle says, a
species of insect is threatening the extermina
tion of the Canada thistle. It envelop 08 the
top of the plant in a wpb, and' prove) its its
growth and flowering.
It is said that the Government is atm mt to
make a descent on the faro banks of aincin
nati, to recover $90,000 lost by A. R. Stone, who,
recently committed suicide on account 0 f his
It is estimated that the Cat& of $16,00(1
be required to put the streets of Poterslitirg.
Va., in order. An appropriation for this amount
was asked of the City Councils, but no action
was taken in the matter.
The Staunton h'peciator understands that it
is the purpoee of a large portion of the freed
men in that part of the country to emigrate,
at an early day, to some of the Northern and
The tower erected by Ben Butler during
his temporary command of the Army of the
James, is to be conveyed North. It was never
of ggy service.
The Springfield BiLpubliean says there is ail
nn usual scarcity of servant girls in that city,
and recommends the Freedmen's Bureau to
send colored girls to supply the deficiency.
—Barnum's late property in New York, has
gone into the hands of Bennett, of the Herald
—passed from a luig humMig to a bigger one,..
Major General Burnside, since the accept.
ance of his resignation, has gone into business
in Rhode Island, where he will continue to re.
The Salt Lake > Paity megrapa has the
name of Brigham Young hoisted as candidata
for Governor of Deseret.
John M. Botts is at Saratoga. He confirms
the report that he has written a history of the
It is proposed to enlarge the Observatory
The fees Of the health Officer of Now Yorlt
amount to $lOO,OOO per annum.
Brigands are still keeping everybody on
the alert in the enviroxiP of Rome. A baud in
the neighborhood of Sublaeo has been very►
troublesome lately. The architect Moraldi
went out the other day to visit the source Of
the Mercian water, which it is proposed"to
bring into Rome. The spring is situated be.
tween Araoli and Sublime. The architect and
his assistants were getting a 1/10-nic luncheon
there when they were warned off by a patrol
of gendarmes, who ;informed them that bri
gands were lurking about, and had just killed
a young farmer for want of 2,000 scudi ransom.
—The Paris Constitulionnel relates that a
pribet went into a reStillirant in the Palais
Royal on Priday, and made a good dinner, 1 - 16
paid his bill and went away, but a quarter of
an hour afterward came back, and, after ob,
taining permission from the lady president of
the counter, made a speech to the company 4.
informing them that he had most unfortu-
Dainty fOrgetten all aboutite Doing Fridaband
eaten meat on ,a day net allowed by the church;
and that, having thus unwittingly given oceai
sion for scandal, he thought it necessary to
make a public expiation.
Thii French Government has just autho
rized the piCeliminary surveys of a railway
along the coast, from Cherbourg to Brest, This
line, essentially maritime and strategical, will
establish direct communication between the
two great military ports on the Atlantic, as
well as between the numerous trading and
.flphlTig ports scattered along the coast, which
will be piaped in direct connection with tile
lines of Normandy and Brittany running to
The Belgian committee for pilgrimages to
Rome is organizing a fifth excursion for the
list of next mouth, setting out from Brussels,
whence the pilgrims will be conveyed by Parte
and Lyons to Marseilles, thence by t 41311 t 9 gt•
vita V eeehia, and by rail to Items, fora stay of
fifteen days. The return trip includes NapleS,
Leghorn, Piza, Genoa, Geneva, and Cologne,
at a total expense, sight-seeing comprised, of
Light hundred francs per pilgrim.
f a mous rogp.treo planted a thousand
years ago by the Emperor Louis le Dhow
more, in the caster.. estlifidral at
Dildershelm, has been in particularly nue
bloom this season, and looks fresher and
greener than ever. Two shoots, which sprang
up from the knotty millennial roots of the
tree in 1803, have attained already the height
of the roof,
—A dramatization of Milton's Paradise Lost
is played at Paris, in which Eden is represent
ed with gorgeous scenery, and the tree of
knowledge in the second grooves. Adam and
Eve dispute about the fall/1114On fruit in lam
gunge not of the elibleest description, Witt
Cain's sons dance a ballet with the modern
The places In London which are devoted
to musical and theatrical entertainments con
tain room enough for V 30,400 persons. The
twenty-five theatres hold 41,000 persons; forty
one concert halls, 79,090 persons and the Crys
tal Palace, 100,000.
A Brussels letter states that King Leopold
has just been again punctured for the dropsy,
which had gained the • chest. Ills Majesty's
strong constitution enables him to resist those
repeated attacks, but there is no hope of a de•
—Rosa Bonheur, the talented French artist,
has lately been beaten la a lawsuit. She 110.4
got the idea that her artistic nature absolved
her from the necessity of fulfilling her con
LOUlSQLielitmay is the new prima donna
i n Par i s . me is an Austrian, 111111 rPeelvem
.7,000 per annum.
Lord Palmerston has a horse entered let'.
the Derby of 18117.
The probability is that the great eable,has
" gone under.”—.2bunton Gazette.
Ado j snap itienkin returned In the C11,1)a.
Tnr. WORK or Tius.—A Saratoga corms.
pendent writes: Not the leash interesting
bit of history is in connection with a man,
young, good-looking, and wealthy, well known
at all the fashionable resorts throughout, the
world, and who is now here. Ten thousand
years ago or less, a merchant in New York
sent a clerk to the then village of Chicago, to
collect a debt of 03,000 free/ ti,gYediterct with in
structions never to return 'without the *paws , -
The clerk 'finding the ease a. dmMUM , one, Et&
cepted as payment $3,000 in money and a piece
of land now in the heart of Chicago, then
valued at *5,000. The merchant was so indig
nant at receiving almost worthless land In
payment for his merchandise that he dis
charged the clerk arid cancelled the book ac
count with the :MO N , 'placing 110. VIM what
ever upon the land, the title of which he had
received. Years rolled on, Chicago from a
small Puebla had swollen to the proportions
of a city, and the negleetelk lots were worth
millions, A few years ago the merchant died.
In his will he left the disgraced clerk AOKI (It
should have been e. 50,000,1 and the young heir
to-4V is living a life eteeee and elegance on
mousy usgaimi by 11is Tat i i have stated.
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