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WS BY CABLE.
CBI Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Gazette.)
LONDON, April 26.—Telegraphic die
.patches from Bombay via Brundis an
moraine the pacification of Cahoot. The
Afghan chieftains have given in their al
legiance to Sheere Aall, the present
.Ameer. The son of the deposed Ameer
-of Cabool had fled from the country and
it is believed no further efforts to-disturb
, the reigning Prince will be made.
Lorinorr, April 26.—The House of Com
mons to-day, in Committee, resumed
tlie consideration of the bill for the dis
-establishment of the Irish Church. Mr.
Jonathan Pim, member for Dublin City,
a Liberal, moved to amend the twenty
-fifth clause of the bill by striking oat
those sections in which provision is made
for the maintenance of certain church
buildings as national monuments. Mr.
• Gladstone accepted and supported the
amendment. After a discussion of
some length the House divided, with the
following results, for Mr. Pim'a amend
ments 232, against 131—majority 101.
LONDON, April 28.—Late advices from
Pekin and Hong Kong are received. Sir
Rutherford Alcack, British Minister to
China, positively contradicts Mr. Bur
linganies assertions that the Chinese
desire progress. It is reported that the
Catholic missionaries in the province of
-Seechun, with several • hundred con
verts, have been massacred by the na
MADRID, April 26.—'Disturbances were
caused by the enforcement of conscrip
tion in Seville, but they were of slight
character and easily suppressed.
• The conscription has been coin
pleted. There was no rioting or die
order, excoplat Avilla t a small town
where the conscription Was postponed on
account of the opposition of the people.
FLORENCE, April 26.-L-The Mazzinian
conspiracy, recently discovered at Milan,
seems to have been wider spread than
was at first supposed. Arms, ammuni
tion, documents, &c., belonging to the
conspirators have been ' discovered and
seized in this city.
rir c GEBMANY. -
BERLIN, April 28.—The Tariff Commis
-3/4 •aioners of the Federal Council of the
-verein are about to submit a nroject for
- imposing a duty on Petroleum imported
PAUL% April 26.—The negotiations for
a Commercial Conference have been re
newed between the governments of
France ad. Belgium, on a satisfactory
LlvErreoon, April 26.—The, steamships
City of Brooklyn and Ville de Paris have
arrived. • •
GLAIiGONV April 26.—The steamer Da
rlan from 'New York has arrived.
FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL.
LONDON, April 28.—Consols for money
92%. Five-Twenties 80%. Stocks steady;
Erie, 22%; Illinois, 98%; Atlantic and
Great Western, 2635. Tallow 44s 6d.
Sugar dull; 38s 6d on spot. Linseed Oil
Sly ss. Lindseed 958. Petriiieum Is 9y i d.
ANTWERP. April 26.—Petroleum 53y,f.
SAYRE, April 26.—cotton 144 c ,on spot
and 14134 c afloat.
PAms, April 26.—Bourse steady.
':Rentes 7lf 370.
FRAICILFORT, April 26.--Bonds 87g.
LwEnrooL, April 26.—Cotton dull;
middling uplands 125; Orleans 12;45.
California white Wheat 9s 10d; red
western 8s 4d. Flour 21s. Corn; new
mixed 265 9d. Barley and Peas un
changed. Pork 104 f. Beef 90s. Lard
71s 6d. Cheese 81s. :Bacon 62s on spot.
Petroleum 9d; Refined is 93.6 d. Tallow
i 458 6d. Turpentine 295 6d.
FRA.ICKFORT, April . 26.—U. S. bonds
quiet; closed at 87V442:187,(3.
NEW YORK CITY.
I.lly Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Gazette.]
NEw YOri.ll, April 28, 1869.
i. Eton. Edward Plerrepont was sworn in
'to-day as United EgateeDilatrict Attorney.
:-Ile immediately had a day fixed for the
4 trial of Fullerton, and -gave , notice he
F:would press forward the trial• of all prig'.
i'4fters inlet' under indfottnent. Fuller
ton's trial will take place on June 14th.
43f the wounded by the Long Island
. Itsllroad accident, three are still in greet
~, Olinger. _Gosbeek, , who has thirty-two
/rounds, can hardly recover. Mrs.
Adams and Mrs. Agnew are worse. In
Ille latter cage j fever has set in., The,
others, with one or two exceptions, are
i_rapidly recovering. , The Coroner's jury
.commenced the investigation to-day at
A fire near . Jamaica, L. 1., this morn
, destroyed the dwelling house of
. OMB. Newman, at Foster's M - eadow. The
e of Newman' perished in the flames.
,' The ferry boats Central and Kenyon
Iftdi collided on North river to-day. The
;ladies cabin of the latter was =shed in.
Inlt though great confusion. prevailed' noi
.._ PEW was injured.
: 1- The evidence of some photographers
i'llrall produced by the prosecution in the
~ Mtimler mise, who' swore they had made
SW so called spirit photographs by net
' ,tual means.
kiik florace Greeley has declined the Po
b Boiler Explosion in Cincinnati. -
,fl3O 'retegretih to the Pittsburgh gazette.)
• 4 0ifecnertATI, April 28.—The stet=
boiler of Snyder's mill, onlay street
exploded today. The wa of the mill
was injured, twelve feet s c are being
~- blown in. A daughter, of r. Snyder
1. was Struck with a brick - in& knocked
I, - senselessfor a time . Neighboring houses
... wareseton fire but soon extinguished.
,____,,t o itineer- escaped. The 'boiler wan
',. varmint ~ s eventy,pounds of steam and
7 inguling 'Kielty horse power engine.
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The Semi-Ceti , ennial Anniver
sary in Different States.
(By Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Gaietteo
PHILADELPHIA * , Pa., April26.—the
ceremonies at the Academy of Music at
nine o'clock, were opened by the singing
by the entire audience, of an ode com
posed by B. F. Shillaber, of Boston. It
was sung to the air of America. Put
Grand Muter, John W. Stokes, in be
half-of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania,
then delivered a most eloquent and feel
ing address of welcome, which was re
sponded to by the Grand Sire, E. D.
Farnsworth, of Tennessee.
Past Grand Master James L. Ridgley,
the Grand Secretary and personal friend
of the late Thomas Willey, founder of
the prder in the United States, then de
livered an oration on the history and pur
poses of Odd Fellowsnip.
The stage, on which were seated about
three hundred of the KIM prominent
officers of the Order, was beautifully dec
orated. In the center was suspended a
white flag of the order, which bore the
letters G. L. 0. F. U. S.
The procession was very imposing.
The eighth division of Allegheny coun
ty, under command of Marshal John W.
Haney, formed on Race street east of
Broad, and presented a most magnificent
appearance. They occupied a place in
I about the centrta of the line.
1 The National Union Club tendered a
complimentary salute of one hundred
guns in, honor of the event, and the Key
stone Battery fired a salute at twelve
o'clock in Penn Square. It is estimated
that not less than one hundred thou
sand people, exclusive of members of the
order, were present to witness the cele
The lodges were assigned places in the
line by Grand Marshal Thos. A. Rowley,
of Pittsburgh, as follows: Subordinate
Lodges of Pennsylvania, subordinate
Lodges of visiting jurisdictions, subor
dinate Encampments of Pennsylvania,
subordinate Encampments of visiting
jurisdictions, elective officers of subor
dinate Encampments, Grand Encamp
ment of Pennsylvania Grand Encamp
ments of visiting jurisdictions, Grand
Lodges of visiting jurisdictions. Grand
Lodge of' Pennsylvania, Grand Lodge
of the United States.
The eighth division was formed as fol
lows: Brother J. W. Haney, Marshal;
Aids, Bros. Geo. F. Borie, and J. W.
Fisher; Union Band; Marion Square
Band; Delegates from subordinate lodges
of Pennsylvania, the members - of the
Grand Lodge of the United States, seated
in carriages reviewing the procession as
it countermarched on Broad street and
then took position in line after the Grand
Lodge of Pennsylvania, in the Twentieth
Division. About fifty: bands of music
were 'interspersed in the line. Every
lodge carried a handsome banner. The
flag of the Grand Lodge of the United
States was a beautiful one of white silk,
twenty feet long and eleven and a half
wide. The streets were thronged with
men, women and children.
The Academy of Music. Horticultural
Hall and Mammoth Skating Rink,
Twenty first and Race streets, were
thrown open in the evening for the con
cluding exercises of the celebration. At
the latter place a -grand ball was held.
The grand promenade march by the
Grand Lodge of the United States, and
Subordinate Grand Lodges, took place at
half past eleven o'clock.
ST. Louis, April 26—The celebration
of the semi-centennial anniversary of the ..
Odd Fellows, which commenced about INDIANAPOLIS, April 26.—The semi
eleven o'clock this morning, is q,uite a
grand affair. The procession is now centennial anniversary, celebrated by
the Odd Fellows of this city and State
parading the streets, and is a fine dis- to-day, was a grand success in every par
play, consisting of nine divisions, em- ticular. The procession was the largest
bracing some forty odd lodges and en- and most bur 33Ing ever witnessed in
campnients, including the subordinate this city, numbering au ut forty subor
lodges of St. Louis and Missouri, subor- dinate lodges and encampments and the
dinate lodges of visiting jurisdiction, Grand Lodges and Grand EncamPment
subordinate encampments of visiting of the State. Hon. Robert Dale Owen
jurisdiction, Grand Encampment of . hil delivered the orator. Vice President
sourl, Grand Lodge of Missouri, card ge Colfax came here on Saturday to attend
containing the Grand Master, era- the celebration, but was called away, by
ator of the occasion, Chaplain, 41:c., sickness of his family , soon after his ar
quite a number of the ladies, and rival.
the orphans of the Order. The lie: of DUBUQUE, lOWA.
march hi through the principal stree s of
the city,which are densely crowded ltd The Odd Fellows of Northern lowa had
spectators. The weather is due, •nd a semi-centennial anniversary ceobra
every thing is going on splendidly. The, tion at Dubuque, yesterday. Aft e r the
visitors from abroad are not as name ons procession orations were deliverd in
as expected, but they embrace a cry the Atheneum by the Rev. J. WHan
considerable number from many o the son and 'Prof. Charles Kretzchem r. A
towns in Missouri and Illinois. The .ro. grand banquet followed in the ev ning.
cession will halt at the Jackson P ace RICHMOND, VA.
Skating Rink, where an ovation wil be RICHMOND, Va., April 26.—The Odd
delivered by Wm. Wallace, of Indi na. Fellows of thiscity celebrated their semi-
In the evening there will be a gran . re- centennial anniversary to-day at Honni
union and banquet at the Sold . ern tag Park. About two hundred persona
Hotel, at which a very large number • ill were present, including seven Lodges
be present., and two Encampments.
The exercises of the Odd Fello at NEW YORK CITY.
the Rink, this afternoon, were very im
, pressive. Two odes, “The Mystic Ch ir" Nzw Yong. April 26.—The Semi-Cen
and "The Golden Bond," written for the tennial of Odd Fellowship in America
occasion by T. E. Garrett, of this • ty, was celebrated by balls in every availa
were sung by a•glee club, after whi h a ble hall this evening, and all were
very eloquent oration was delivere . b y crowded to the fullest capacity.
Hon. Wm. Wallace ' of Indiana. giving 1 MANCHESTER, N. a.
a general review of the Order and its in- MANCHESTER, N. H.. April 26.—The
fluence on the individual and upon sod- fiftieth anniversary of Odd Fellowship
city in general. Was celebrated tc-day by about twenty ,
The following extract shows the growth lodges and encampments, gathered from
of the order in this country. The first different parts of New Hampshire.
Lodge in America was organized at Bal.
timers on the 26th of April, Du% by
.... • pompom), ME.
Thomas Wildey and four companions. PORTLAND, April 26.—The semi-cen-
In 1830 the order had extended into six tennial anniversary of Odd Fellowship
States and the District of Columbia, was celebrated' here by a procession and
comprising a total membership of over a
the evening- - , •
dinner, and concluded with
,a ball in
three , thousand. In 1840 there Were
Lodges in twenty of the States and Ter- or.Er /ammo. VA.'
ritories, with an aggregate,membership ALEXANDRIA - Va., April 28.—The
of more than eleven thousand. And in Odd Fellows of ibis city, with the London
1850 the organization bad augmented to
one hundred and seventy-five thousand Lodge of Leesburg, Va., celebrated to
members in two thousand three hund ed
and fifty subordinate Lodges .. The; r- _
ri day by a grand procession and ovation.
WILMINGTON. N. C.
der, under the jurisdiction clothe G nd WILMINGTON, N. C., April 28.--
Dodge of the United States, now num bers was celebrated by' the Odd renews. A
three hundred thousand contributing grand ball was given to night.. -
members, comprised 1U three thousand
three hundred Lodges, and located In
every state and territory in the Union.
The revenue of the Order during the
past year approximated 12,500,000,
and disbursements In• the samitime, for
'relieving the wants of the sick and needy
brothers, burying the , dead and educa
ting the Orphans, were not far from poo r
000, 1 The resources of the Order are pro
liably fifty millions, and many fine build
ings' for , Lodge and Encampment pur
l:pees ar owned by the Brotherhood.
After the oration another ode, entitled
"The Birthday of the Order," was sung
to the tune I-Auld Lang Syne," the en
tire audience joining. The benediction
PITTSBURGH, UTE§DAY, APRIL 27, 1869,
was then pronounced bb. Rev. Bro. , Geo.l
H. Clinton, and the procession reformed
and marched, back to the centre of thO
city, where lewpul dismissed..
There were ]probably five thousand
persons-in the Rink during the exercises.
The procession contained about three
thousand members of the Order.
The reunion and banquet at the South+
ern Hotel to-night is a very brilliant at}
fair, and is' attended by a very large
number of ladies and gentlemen, who
are enjoying the festivities to the fullest
e w pril 26.—The Odd Fel
lows semi-cent‘lnial celebration. took
place in this city to-day. The Brother
hood were out in lull strength. Their
number was augmented by'delegations
from some forty lodges in Middle Ten
nessee and Southern Kentucky. The
procession was the largest and most im
posing demonstration of tha ceder ever
witnessed in Nashyille. MasoideTeon•
pie, the'place selected for themeetang,
was crowded at an early hour in the
afternoon, and when the procession en
tered the hail there was scarcely
standing room left for any one,
so densely was it packed. The
oration on the occasion was pronounced
by Rev. A. J. l3aird, and was exceeding
ly able and eloquent. He paid the high
compliment of saying that if its princi
ples were faithfully observed and prac
ticed, he would not hesitate to accept
any member as wothy of a place in his
church. To-night a spleald banquet is
in progress at the Masonic Temple, and
the Odd Fellows, their wives and chil
dren, are there in immense numbers. It
eclipses any former effort of the Order.
Everything passed doff creditably this af
ternoon, and to-nig ht all are enjoying
themselves delight ally.
Mzurnts,April 6.—The Odd Fellows
celebration to-day Was a grand affair, the
largest ever seen here. After marching
through the principal streets 'they ad
journed to the Opera House. where an
address was delivered by P. G. Whelan.
TOPEKA, April 26.—The Odd Fellows'
celebration here to-day was a very fine
wish.. Members of the Order were pres
ent from Lawrence and other places in
the State. The procession was long and
ntade a splendid appearance. a grand
dinner was served at Germania and Rep
resentative Halls, after which the proces
sion reformed and marched to Union
Hall, where an eloquent oration was de
livered by P. G. M. Rogers, of Chicago.
A ball is being held to-night, which is
one of the largest and most militant ever
held in this city.
Csicaoo, April 26.—The Odd Fel
lows of Illinois celebrated their semi
contennial anniversary at Peoria to-day.
The attendance was quite large, about
twenty-five hundred being present from
abroad, representing nearly every por
tiOn. of the State.,Aber the procession
was concluded, suitable exefeises took
place at Rouse's Hotel, followed in the
evening by a promenade concert, ball and
BosTox, April 26.—The procession of
Odd Fellows to-day numbered about six
thousand men. Numerous buildings
on the route were elaborately decorated.
The services in Ildsic Hall consisted of
an original hymn, sung by the rat au
dience, introductory address by - L. F.
Warren, oration by Hon. H. F. Darcy,
of Baltimore, and an original poem by
B. P. Shillaber. The celebration closed
with a concert and levaeln Music Hall,
and a banquet in Burristeaci Hall. Dur
ing the day Fennell Hall, Bolstad Hall
and Odd Fellows Hall were kept i, open
for the reception and entertainment of
• Boller Explosion on a Steamer.
Taieorapo se the Pittsburgh Eiszette.3
MOBILE, April 26.—The steamer St.
Elmo, belonging to the Mobile and Mont
gomery Railroad, while on her way to
Ibis city this morning, exploded her
boiler. Mrs. Clay, the stewardess, was
blown overboard and drowned. Six
other officers of the boat were seriously
burned and bruised. No pant rig er s woe
hurt. The boat has been towed to the
—Jennie Nieman attempted to drown
herself in the Ohio river at Cincimuitl, on
Sunday night, but , was rescued.
F 01131% O'CI.OOIE A. M.
The. Spragne-Abbott Unpleao
-antneas Ansicably Arranged--
Naval Vessels• in Cuban Waur
ters—No Appoliatosents—Cabi ,
Teaegt‘h to the iontebtugh ffesette.3
Watnurromorr ; •April 26,.1889.
This morning Stinatore Sunnier and
Sherman called upon SenaterSpingue, in
order to suggiost a basis of settlement of
the difficultAnisting between him and
Abbott. In the courser of their conver
sation Senator Pool joined the Senators
above named and prOdaeed a letter from
Abbott to Sprague, of which the follow
ing is a copy :
Washington, D. C., April 26.—T0 Hon.:
Win. Sprague: Dear Sir—On the ad.
inst., in the United States Senate, you
uttered the following language "Mr.!
President : In answer to the ti.l
rade of the Senator from Neiaciao
and the Senator from North Carolina, I
am reminded of a little illustration. In
my travels from the center here into .-
the rural districts, through the woods'
and farms of the surrounding neighbor
head, chance at one time brought me to
alarm ,house. I found on looking up
a large mastiff and a mongrel puppy dog:,
The little dog moved on me with rapidity
from behind, bit at my heels, and fright
ened at his temerity ran howling away,
followed by his larger companion. The
Senate will observe, the mongrel, whin
ing puppy, encouraged by the mastiff,.
and emboldened to attack from the
shadow of his backer ran rapidly away;
alarmed at his tem erity, while the over
grown cur followed with both ears lopped
and his tail between his lega to a place of
safety beside his menaced compamon.','
This language has been understood aa
meant in part to be applied to me... I ant
not aware that I gave any occasion in
my remarks for yen to be offensive or
insulting in your reply. I therefore
deem it proper to ask that you state dbl.
tinctly whether you intended to apply
any of the above offensive language to
myself. I am, sir, very respectfully,
JOSEPR C. ABBOTT.
in reply to this communication Mr.
Sprague wrote a reply, which was placed
in the hands of. Senator Sumner, who,
together with Senators Sherman and
Pool, prdeeede4l,to the residence of Sen
ator Abbott, with authority to deliver
the letter, upon Mr. Abbott's acceding . to
certain conditions, in the nature of a
withdrawal of certain: language applied
to Senator Sprague, and involving a re
ply from Senator Abbott to the letter lof
Senator Sprague, which reply was to be
satisfactory to Senators Sumner and
Sherman. The following reply was sug
gested by Senator Sumner and accepted
by Senator Abbott:
Washington, April 26, 1869. To Hon.
Jos. C. Abbott, United States, Senate :
Sir—l have no hesitation in at once re
plying to your note of this morning, Just
received,that the paragraph of my speech
refereed to was written and comitted in
manuscript some time before delivered
in the Senate, and before you partici
pated in the debate, and therefore was
not intended to apply to you.
Your obedient servant;
The following letter, in response to the
above, closed the correspondence in a
manner satisfactory to all concerned:
Hon. Wm. Sprague; Sir.—l have plea
sure in acknowleaging your letter of this
date, which shows that I had miscon
ceived year language. My own allusion
to you afterwards, in the Senate, was
founded on this misconception, and reek
you.to consider it unsaid. •
I am sir, very respectfully„.
Jos. C. ARBO'cT.
It may be etatod that on Friday or
Saturday, Senator Anthony called on
Senator Abbott and begged him to desist
from committing violence upon Mr.
Rumors are again rife to-day of Cabinet
changes. It is now said by those who
Profess to have correct information on
the subject, that not only Secretary Fish
%galloon retire to private life, but that
Secretaries Boris and Hoar have informed
President Grant that they would like at
an early day to withdraw from the Cabi
net. From the recent aspect of affairs it
MOMS safe to assort that probably% within
thirty days there will be ehangesiuthese
Cabinet officers. It has been knoviii for
some time that it was Attorney General
Hoar's Intention as soon as the'rash and ,
pressure for offices incident upon the be
ginning of a new Administration was
over, that he would return to private life
to practice his profession. Secretary
Rorie finds the office duties ill suited to
his temperament, and having rendered
President Grant all the support in his
power to commence his career as Pred
dent, with proper counsels, he will now
retire in favor of some other gentleman.
With these three important changes
there may be an entire change in our
foreign policy. Whom President Grant
will call to the State Department is of
purse unknown, but there is great reit
Son to believe that it will bee person of
more decided *convictions than those pos
sessed by and which have controlled See
rotary - Fish. Further developments on
this subject are expecte& soon.
ADIS - RICAN NAVAL VESSELS IN CUBAN
Statements have recently beien pub
fished that the Government was making
preps rations to enforce respect to Ameri
cad interests in Cuban waters.,lt has ,
now, been ascertained from an authentic :
source that the number of vessels to be
employed in the public service in that
direction will not prbbably be more than
mg' or two tees than' than heretofore In that
swiadron,, the number being necessarily
limited by - the fact that Congress has made ,
a great reduction in the personnel of the
navy. Bat'apart from this the vessels to
be sent to, that lomat ;are , deemed suf.
fleierit for all legftimate purposes, as no,
trouble with the Spanish authorities is
afpn . rebended: The fitting out of sev
eral ironelads has no significance, butls
part 'of the plan of the Navv-,Deriart
went to save them and other similar yes
sobs, and especially the machinery, from
decay, to which they are exposed from
ibeing on of commission.
KALI% OP GOVERNMENT PROPERTY.
The Secretary of the Treasury has
issned an order directing that hereafter
all property belonging to the Depart
men: offered •for sale shall be sold by
public auction, or under sealed proposals.
Heretofore it has been the custom todls
_ of old furniture, carpets, &a., at
private sale, to chance purchasers.
No appointments were made Or the
President to-day; The Secretary of State,
Secretraft of the 'Freasurr•and Postmas
ter General being absent, It is not thought
any important appointments will be made
in their respectirs departments Until
they return, unless- the public - Interests
shall render it necessary.. .
J. 0. Green, of N. T., has. been appoin.
ted'ehlef Clerk in the office of Solicitor
of the Treasury, vice M. F. Pleasants,
who for many years has held that posi
tion. lie will be retained In offics-as a
second class clerk.
Hon. E. Taylor, President of the
Nebraska State Senate and‘ agent of the
State to recover from the trnited States
government a large sum of money due
to Nebraska, lea here far Omaha last
evening, having hilly accomplished the
object of his 11111131013 by securing the pay
ment of the amount.
21ATIONAL. BANK REPORTS.
Reports of eight hundred , and - ninety--
three r or more than one-half of the ,
National banks, showing their condition
on the 17th inst., have been received at
the office of the Comptroller of Curren
cy, in answer to the recent call.
PUBLIC DEED STATEMENT,
The public debt statement, to be issued
on Saturday next, will, according to pres
ent prospects, exhibit a decrease of two
The Account of the Sinking of the ltlrilt
da Exaggerated—Steamer. Tennessee
Sunk—Narrow Escape of a Steamer
from Destruction by to ire. •
ttly Telegraph to the Plttabargh Gazette.l
ST. LOUIS, April 26—A private dis
patch front Captain Hazlett, of the
steamer Urilda, confirras the reported
sinking of that boat, in the Missouri, but
it says nothing about an explosion or loss
of life. } It is therefore thought that the
account received by telegraph was an ex-•
Intelligence was also received to-day
that the mountain steamer Tennesee,
which left here on the 13th, when severi
ty-live miles below Sioux City, lowa,
was snagged and sunk. Her deck
freight, stores and outfit were taken off
by the Mountaineer, which readied - her
eoon after, the disaster, but it is thought
the steamer cannot be raised.
Nuw ORLEAM, April 23.—The steamer
Lizzie Hopkins from Shreveport foz
New Orleans, to ok fire among the cotton
stowed in her hold on the 22d. With
difficulty she was saved by partially till
ing her with water. One hundred and
fifty bales of cotton were thrown over
board. The boat arrived this afternoon
Horrible Death From Hydrophobia.
Lily Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Gazette.]
Can:Liao, April 28.—A young man
twenty.six years of age, named William
Goodwillie. died of hydrophobia this
evening after suffering the most horrible
tortures. When all other known reme
dies bad been tried, the friends of the
sufferer had him , taken to a public bath
house and there gave him a hot sul
phur bath of 138 degrees tempera
ture. The struggles of the sufferer
while undergoing this process were pain
ful to witness. After remaining in the
bath a short time, the paroxysm having
ceased, the patient was removed, his con
dition apparently bettered by the treat
ment, bat after a few regular and full
respirations the sufferer rapidly sank
and soon breathed his last.
Markets by Telegraph. '
NEW °nixAxis, April 26.—Cotton is
quiet at 28@283/ 4 tor middling uplands:
sales of 2,000 bales; receipts since Satur
day of 8,778 bales; exports for same time,
6,893 bales: Gold 184 g. Sterling 1443.1.
New York Sight I,4@y, premium. Sugar
drooping; common 9@103, prime lam.
Molasses at 50@55. Flour depressed, su
perfine 86,60, double extra $6, treble ex
tra $7,60. Corn; white 77, yellow 80. Oats
at 70. Bran scarce at $1, 50 . Hay firm;
prime $28@29, choice 01. Pork dull at
832,50. Bacon firm at 183,®16q. Lard
dull; tierce 18'S@19, keg 193¢®20 - . Whis
key nominal. Coffee quiet, and •un
BUFFALO, April 2/3.—Plour: winter is
dull; spring quiet at 86@)6,25 for city
ground. Wheat nominal. Corn lower;
email sales_ new at 75®76c on track.
Oats firm. Rye neglected. Barley: there
was no demand. Seeds steady at $4,25@
4,50 for Timothy; $9@9,50 for Clover.
Pork steady at $31,50. Lard 190. High
wines are nominal. Stock of grain in
store: wheat 29,000 bush, corn 62,000 bush,
oats 81,000 bush. rve 33,000 bush, barley
4,800 bush, peas 2,800 bush. •
ALBANY, April 26.—The Cattle market
opens discouraging for seller.s. ' the sup.
ply is excessive, more than 8,000 head,
and_onsequently holders are not quick
to buy, although sellers offer stock at
figures ya le lower than last week; sake
to-day of 2,000 head at 6@7c for common,
714(4)8c. for fair to good, and 8340 for prime
fat butchering stock. Sheep sell slow at
7®Bc for fair to good weitihts. Hogs in
fair request and firm at 10X©lle.
Mimpats, April 26.—Cotton at 2734 for
middlings, 26)4 for low middlings; re
ceipts of 815 bales; total for the season.
236,517; shipments 793; stook on hand,
19,816 bales. Meats firm; clear bacon
aides 17%, shoulders 14%; bulk aides'at
16%, shoulders 18. Mesa Pork 832. Corn
72. Oats at 71, Hay $26. Bran $27
Eggs 17. Butter at 42 for choice western.
Cutoecio, April 26.—Evening.—At the
open board in the afternoon there was a
fair inquiry for No. 2 spring wheat, but
prices were weaker`-and lower. closing at
$1,06 on spot,' and `ol,ooyi seller in, MO%
Other grains were inactive. - In the even
ing a lot of wheat sold, at $1,06 first half
of May,, and $1 , 07h last half of May.
Provisiorial and lake Irelghtslnactive.
BA : i 1l :1 c : APrl i23Fi°"l6:7tl v !al,sgs7f Oregon itn84,214
®si r o ; ppngeral4,B7
,Wheat quiet at extreme rates; superior .
51,54. Legal tenciers 763.
Rasnvitits, April 26.—Cotton dull at
250 for lowl middling, and :24®24g0 fOr
good Ordinary. ,
Anniversaries of the Pittsburgh and Al
legheny Bible Societies—Annual Re
ports—Consolidation of the Societies.—
Addressee, dm., die.
Recently, the managers of the Pitts
burgh and Allegheny Bible Societies, be
'loving that the work undertaken by
them might be greatly' furthered by a
union of the two, decided to hold their
anniversary meeting, together, and sub
,mit a plan for the same to the members
of the respective organizations, either. for
rejection or adoption. ' • --
In accordance with this agreemetat r the
friends and members of both setietiert
assembled in the Second U. P. Church. ,
Allegheny, (Dr. Clark's) •last evening.
The occasion was the Fifty-first mini versary of the Pitteburgh, and the Twen
ty-hinth anniversary of the Allegheny.
Messrs.. R. C. Miller, of the Pittithurgh r
and John Miller, of the Allegheny, pre
sided alternately. The exercises were conzmencediwith .
voluntary by the choir of the church.
Rev. Win. Preston read the 55tie chap
ter of Isaiah as a Scripture lesson 4
Prsyer was offered by Rev. A. FA Bell.
flavours OF THE. ALLIIOSICRY SOCIETY.
The reports• of the Allegheny Society
were then read.
Mr. M. B. Sloan read the report of the
Corresponding Secretary, which briefly
,i•eferrect to the labors of Mr. Robt. Davis,
the missionary employed , for 'about four
months of the year by the-Society.
Mr. William Martin. read the Treas
urer's- report, exhibiting' the cash re
ceived during the year to. be $1,289,31.
and the expenditureall,234Bl, leaving a
balancein thetreasury of 1.57,50.
From the report of the Librarian, Mr.
Joseph Mercer, whicb was next read, it
appears that during the year I,oel books
have been added to the library, which in- •
creased it to 1,515.v01ume5.. Of these 1,- •
119 volumes were distributeCleaying 395
on hand at the present time.
RETORTS OF THE EITTSBUGIC SOCIETY.
The reports from the Pittsburgh So
ciety were next read.. Prom the report
of the Corresponding Secretary, Thos.
B. Lane, we learn that, during the year,
live entire months were employed by
the agent, Rev. Di• Clark, in visitingfrom
house ,to house- and distributing
Bibles. During this time he ;visited
three thousand eight hundred: and sev
enty families. Oat of that number four
hundred and sixty-six were found to be
without a Bible, and three hundred and
twenty refused to have one in their pos
session. The remeinder of the families
visited were supplied withßlides by sale
or bmtowmant. Di addition tothe num
ber dlstribuid 'by the agent.--Me---mark----e
the Board of Managers have- 'distributed ,
onethonsand one hundred and ninety
one to individtude, Mission. Sunday
Schools and public institutions..
The report also , spoke of the demise,
during the year, O. Mr. John Graham, one
of the originators- of the Society, and
mentioned him as one wilo,by his When dt
death,, attested the Divine cieneyof.-
thethe Word of Life, and thus commended ,
it to a community who honored him in •
life and lamented him hi death.
Mr. J. F. Loy reported' cash received .
during the year amounting to' 13,505,82,
all of which had been expended in' the
working of the Society leaving an empty
Mr. David Robinson read ° the
report of the Librarian. Daring the year
3,578 books were received, add 2,086 die
' tri tinted, leaving a talance on hand of
1,492 volumes, valued 1.815,48.
The reports from both societies were
received and filed. - -
Mr. Miller now stated that a rote wßiald
be taken en the question of union on '
plan proposed by the managers of the
two societies. The plan was simply the
adoption of the Constitution governing
the Pittsburg Society, and changing the
name to "Young Men's Bible Society of
Pittsburgh and Allegheny." Resolu—
tions of endorsement were passed by
each of the societies separately, and the
union was delared consummated.
Mr. -Eaton offered a , resolution of
thanks"to the former Missionary of the
Allegheny Society, Rev. Robert Davis.
Dr. J. T. Pressley being called' upon,
fervently invoked the Divine blessing
upon the new organization, followed by
the singing of a hymn by the choir.
The Nominating Committee now pre
sented their report of the managers for
the new Society for the ensuing year,
which was read and Unanimously
[We regret that space will not permit.
us to record the Board elected. They
consisted of representatives from nearly
every church in the city.]
Following the election of thelnanagent
Revs. Samuel Laid, D. D., and Chas. b
Dickey were introduced„ and delivered
addresses upon the importance of the
work undertaken by the new Society,
and urging a renewed zeal and • activity
upon those identified with It.
A portion* of the one hundred and nine
teenth Psalm was then sung and the au-
dience dismissed with the benediction
pronounced by Dr. Clark!,
Morinsy, April 26.--Lealerbury et' rm.
vs. Wm. Hagernan et 'al. Action Of
ejectment to recover : possession of a piece
of ground in the borough of Mt. Virastr.
Ington. On trial. . •
' Common Pleas—Judge Sterrett.
onnsv, April 28.—Hagemen vs. the
city •of Pittsburgh. Action to recover
$968,49, alleged, to be 'due for coal fur.:
niahed for use at the upper water works.
The jury was subsequently withdrawn,
and judgment confessed by defendants
in the sum of #4OO. ' .
The next ease was that of • Chas. Mo.
Kenna vs. It. T. Stoney, E. P. McElroy .
et al. Defendants employed the plidntiff -
in August, 1868, while a student at laCiVw,
to draw u a charter for the lon . -
Buildingan p d
Loan AssoclatiOn, r organl
ted by them. His lee for this service..
amounted to fifteen dollars.. Defendants •
refused reyment sad. snit was brought
before an Alderman to rectoviir. A judg
ment for forty.five dollars was awarde(t
the plaintiff by the Magistrate, • from
which defendants appealed. Plaintiff'
called a number of attorneys as witness
es, all of whom testified his services.
were well.worth fifty dollar& Jury out.''
Tbe case of J. Seifreth Co. Hugh
Sallie was next taken up. Action On
promissory note. On trial.