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PHE OMAHA DAILY BEE.
ELEVENTH YEAR OMAHA , TUESDAY MORNING , DECEMBER 20 , 1881. NO. 154
\ OUR REASONS.
We have often been asked why wo
commenced the manufacture of Citjar-
cttis. Because our attention had
bee called to the fact by numerous
articles written by medical and scien
tific mon.that oniumjmd other drugs
were being largely used in Cigarettes ,
and that the papot used for wrapping
was made from the filthy scrapings of
ragpickers , bleached with lime and
other substances , which seriously af
fected the membranes ot the throat
and nose , and wore the prime cause of
the throat and nasal troubles which
followed cigarette smoking , and they
prophesied incalculable damage to
health unless these troubles could bo
Feeling that the time was ripe fdr ,
and that the trade would appreciate ,
a perfectly pure cigarette , and know
ing the aavantaues wo enjoyed of securing -
curing the very finest packings of the
crops ( our factory being located in
Durham and the Dukes having been
planters , handlers and manufacturers
of tobacco all their lives , and ono of
them being on the market every day ) ,
wo concluded to add this now depart
ment to our already extensive smok
ing tobacco trade , and raako only a
pure Cigarette , free of all drugs ,
wrapped with the Gnost imported
French rico paper , upon the merit of
which wo would stake our reputation.
Such on article is the DUKE OF
DURHAM Cigarette , and wo intend
to' keep it so. llico paper is consid
ered less injurious than anything that
can bo used for wrapping Cigarettes ;
but as it is very expensive all do not
use it who claim to.
The following is an exact copy of a
letter , now in our possession , from
ono of the largest importers of rico
paper in the United States , through
whom we import the rico paper for
the Duke of Durham Citmrottes :
MAY BROTHERS , 105 SECOND
Importers of French Cigarette Paper ,
and Solo Agents in the United
States for the Calibrated French
Gambior Clay Pipes.
NKWOIIK , Sept. 3 , 1881.
Messrs. W. Duke , Sons & Co. , Dur
ham , N. C. :
GENTLEMEN In reply to your favor 2Gth
nit. , we have t ntnto that tuo paper wo
iurnish you , "JUS SUPERFINE" ( Su
perfine Kice ) , is the i urest nco _ paper
wliich can hu made , and we claim that
2COWHiilK : ami for NO MONKY , you
could have it as good. Our paper has
been recognised to i o the best of all , and
contains nothiiur which can injuie the
health. Yours respecifullv ,
These PUK12 OF DURHAM Cigar
,9ttes are for n..le ) .y all leading tobacco' '
mats and grocers in the city.
Charley Foster in New York !
HEW YORK , December 19. Gov
ernor Foster , of Ohio , whom the politp
ical wiseacres claim is on the Elaine
ticket for the campaign of 1884 , hold
sn impromptu levee in the corridor
of the Fifth avenue hotel this morning.
"Aro the knowing ones right this
time in reaard to your reported alli
ance with Mr. Blame , Governor ? In
quired a Graphic reporter.
" There is not a word of truth in it , "
replied Mr. Foster. ' ' As far as Mr.
Blaine is concerned , I believe he is
not a presidential candidates at least I
x 'jidge so from the fact that when I
IrtU saw him in Cleveland , ho was
discharged cured or in other words
was satisfied with his past experience. "
"It is said you wore highly pleased
over jour recently friendly reception
by President Arthur , and that you
believe his administration will redound
to the good of the country and to
the republican party ? "
"Yes , " replied the governor , ' 'I was
much gratified over my interview
with the president and regard him as
an able and an honest man , and fur-
thermorc I believe that his administration -
tration will not bo characterized by
any act that will antagoni/.o the repub
lican party. "
Ono of the Gnltcau Family.
National Associated Press.
BROOKLYN , N. Y. , December 19.
A motion to have the name of John
A. Guitean , a cousin of the assassin ,
stricken out as attorney for Thomas
Foil in a suit brought by him for
$3,091 < " unpaid royalty against the
Fell Dynamic Motor company , was
made this morning in the Kings'
county supreme court by Counsellor
David T. Lynch , who asked his name
bo substituted. Lynch states that
notwithstanding Guiteau was ignored
by the directors ho intruded himself
into the case and subsequently. Lynch
alleges , appeared in opposition and
" - ' a yanap judgment. Justice Gil
bert reserved decision.
National Associated Press.
ROCHESTER , N. Y. , December 19.
Bishop McGuire in his sermon in the
Cathedral yesterday morning , took
strong grounds against the radical
action of the land league , and espe
cially its American allies ,
PHILADELPHIA , December 10.
Father Sheehy addressed twenty largo
meetings of Irish land leaguers yes
terday. A ladies land league was
organized by Miss Davitt , sister of
Michael Davitt , the imprisoned
Poisoned Her Bnliy.
National Associated I'reai.
DKTHOIT , December 19. Mrs.
Emio Chcirron poisoned her year-old
baby by mistake at loiui last night.
She gave it n. largo dose of poison ,
supposing it to bo a harmless cordial.
At the Cotton Exposition-
National Associated 1'iess.
y. LANTA , Ga. , December 19. The
lumbers of the Kentucky legislature
and the Kentucky press association
are hero to-day.
DROPS OF GALL ,
For the Short-Haired Women" of
Senator Beck Thinks it Will be
Awful if Woman Are Al
lowed to Vote.
The Proceedings in the Senate
and House of Representa
tives Yesterday ,
Appointments Sent in. by the
President and Confirma
tions by the Senate ,
Bfiscollanooai Notcw From.tho Na
tional Capital. (
PROCEED IN TUB SENATE.
WASHINGTON , December 10. The
chair presented a number of commu
nications ironi the secretary of war ,
transmitting the reports of surveys
under the river and harbor net , and
numerous petitions wore presented ,
mainly for legislation concerning rail
road transportation , tyid to repeal the
tax on bank circulation and bank de
At 12:20 : p. in. , Mr. Edmunds said
a brief executive session was desira
ble , and the sonata wont' into execu
tive session , to confirm Mr. Browster
as attorney general , a favorable report
having boon agreed upoti by the judi
ciary commutoo this morning. .
After the confirmation of Bjowstor ,
the house resolution for a holiday
recess from December 21st to January
5th , was considered and referred to
the appropriate committee.
A number of bills were introduced ,
among them one by Mr. Sherman to
facilitate the decision of controversies
in the customs revenue service , which
provides a special couit for adjust
ment in such cases
At 1:15 : , Mr. Hoar's resolution for
a select coinmittoeon woman's suffrage
Mr. Beck favored its reference to
the judiciary committee. Ho had do-
plorud the admission to suffrage of the
calored men of the south , an appalling
mass of ignorance , and said the colored
women of the south , who would coino
in under the proposed amendment ,
were oven more ignorant than the
colored men. The admission of all
the ignorant women of the country
would almost hopelessly , crush and de
grade American suftrage.
Without action the morning hour
expired and the matter wont over.
PROCEEDINGS IN 'THE ' JlOVBf * , ,
Mr McKinley , ( Ohio , ) .moved to
consider the senate bill granting
the franking privilege to Mrs. Garr
field. Agreed to and bill passed.
On call of states a number of bills
wore introduced , among them ono by
Mr. Ennis ( S. C. ) , to return to the
producers the cotton tax collected by
the government during the years 1800 ,
1807 and 1808.
By Mr. Tillman ( S. C. ) , to author
ize national banks to make loans on
mortgages or real estate.
By Mr. McMillan ( Tonn. ) , to levy
and collect an income tax.
By Mr. Ryan ( Tox. ) , to allow the
purchase and register of foreign built
ships by United States citizens.
By Mr. Jorgcnson ( Va. ) , to regulate -
late customs duties on sheep and goat
skins and sumac.
By Mr. "Wise ( Ara. ) , to abolish the
export tax on tobacco.
By Mr. Wilson ( Va. ) , a bill in re
lation to the Chinese indemnity 'fund ;
also , providing for a treaty with Mexi
By Mr. Haxleton ( Wis. ) , providing
for the reclamation of the marsh in
the harbor of Washington.
By Mr. Pctigrew ( Dak. ) , a bill es
tablishing the territory of North Da
kota ; also a bill for the admission of
Dakota into the Union.
By Mr. Luna ( N. M. ) , a bill pro
viding for a constitution and state
government for New Mexico , and for
its admission into the Union.
By Mr. Brents ( Washington terri
tory ) , for the appointment of a com
mission to select a site for a navy
yard in the northwestern section of
Tim call of states for bills was con
cluded at 3:15 : , 423 bills being introduced -
duced , making 2,003 during the ses
On motion of Mr. Haskoll , ( Kan ) ,
the Utah dologatcship case was post
pone until January 10th.
On motion of Mr. Haskoll , the rules
of the Forty-sixth congress were
adopted for the useof the present
house , subject to alteration by the
committee on rules.
Mr. Hawk ( Ills. ) , presented a bill
for the protection of the person of the
president of the United States.
By Mr. Updegraff ( Iowa ) , fixing
the time for counting the presidential
vote and providing remedies in case of
By Mr. Robinson ( N. Y. ) , provid
ing for final adjournment of congress
en May lot , 1882.
By Mr. Berry ( Cala. ) , to restrict
By Mr. Robeson ( N , J. ) , a resolu
tion appointing a special committeco
on public health.
By Mr. Kelley ( Penna. ) , a resolu
tion appointing a joint select commit
tee on additional accommodations for
the Congressional libiary ; also by
Mr. Kasson ( Iowa ) , a resolution ap
pointing ( i select committee on the In-
tor-Oceanic Ship canal ; referred to
committee on rules , after a lonu exci
ting discussion led by Messrs. Kasson
and Randall , the democrats resisting
Kasson's resolution , The bout finally
ended in a call for the yeas and nays ,
wliich resnltod in no quorum voting ,
and Mr. Kasson withdrew the
motion and the House at
S 55 adjourned until Wednesday
National Ana laUxl Prem.
TKXT OF HAWK'S HILL.
WASHINGTON , December 19. The
following is the extent of the bill for
the protection of the person of the
president of the United States , pre
sented iu the house to-day by Mr.
Uawk , of Illinois :
Bo it enacted , etc. , That any attack
with a deadly weapon upon the person
of the president of the United States
and tko infliction of a wound upon
his body shall bo hold and doomed to
bo an net of treason against the
United States , and upon trial and con
viction of the person so offending the
crime shall bo punishable by death.
Section 2. That any attack upon
the person of the president of the
United States with intent to do bodily
injury , shall bo hold to bo and doomed
a misdemeanor , and the party offending -
ing shall upon trial and conviction bo
fined not less than ( blank ) , nor moro
than ( blank ) , and bo imprisoned for
a period of not Itss than ( blank ) , nor
more than ( blank ) ,
Section 3. If the party making an
assault upon the person of the presi
dent of the United States shall on
trial bo found not responsible for his
act by reason of his mental conditioner
or other causes , ho shall not bo liable
to the penalties enumerated in sec
tions 1 and 2 of this act , but such
person so offending shall bo imprisoned
curing his natural lifo or until such
time as his complete restoration tea
a condition of accountability.
National Attodated Prow.
THE TKKA8UIIV INVESTIGATION.
WASHINGTON , December 19. The
treasury investigation committee hdld
a long session this morning. It is
stated that Pitney , the discharged
custodian , is telling a full and straight
story of the treasury contingent fund
expenditures and that Mr. Sherman
is moro unwilling than > ver to have
the proceedings of the committee made
The president to-day signed the
pardon of N. P. Freeman , charged
with embezzlement of a money order.
SECOND-CLASS MATTEK DECISION.
The postoflico department has deci
ded that self-advertising lifo insurance
anco companies shall not hereafter bo
classified with legitimate newspapers
as second-class matter.
JOHNSTON DENIES IT.
Senator Johnston requests the
statement to bo made that the report
that ho has ever had communication
or correspondence with General M
hone on the subject of an executive
clerkship or the removal of Colonel
Peyton , is utterly without any foun
a decision was rendered to-day in the
case of William H.Vood vs. the Bur
lington & Missouri river railroad
company , district of Nebraska , circuit
court ; decision affirmed , with costs ;
Justice Field dissenting.
The commission oi J. C. Bancroft
Davis as assistant secretary of state
was signed by the president this af
MAKV DEMOCRATIC ) MEMBERS
are leaving for homo to-day. Most
of the republicans are remaining , as
they are anxious about the committee
HUNT WILL DECLINE THE SEAT.
It is said that Secretary Hunt wou4 !
refuse to return to his scat on the
bench of the court of claims if the
position is tendered him.
The president sent to the sonata
the name of Horace Gray , of Massa
chusetts , to bo associate judge of the
supreme court of the United States ;
Henry Trescott , of South Carolina , to
bo special envoy extraordinary and
minister plenipotentiary to the repub
lics of Chili , Peru and Bolivia.
WASHINGTON , December 19. The
senate at 12:35 : confirmed the noinina.
tion of Benjamin H. Browster , to bo
attorney general of the United States.
Also that of Bancroft Davis to bo as
sistant secretary of the treasury.
National Associated Press.
NEW YOBK , December 19. Ar
rived The City of Para from Aspin-
wall , the Egyptian Monarch from
London , the Pallux from Amsterdam ,
the City of Berlin from Liverpool.
PHILADELPHIA , December 1'J. Ar
rived The Indiana from Liverpool.
HAMIIUKO , December 19. Ar
rived The American from Now York.
LIVERPOOL , December 19 Arrived
The Celtic from Now York.
HAVRE , December 19. Soiled On
the 18th , the Canada for Now York.
Arrived The St. Germunia from
ROTTERDAM , December 19. Sailed
On the 17th , the Nederland for
GLASGOW , December 19. Arrived
The Dovonia from Now York.
( JUKKNHTOWN , December 10 , Sailed
The Gatla and the Wyoming from
National Associated Prcni.
WASHINGTON , December 19. The
signal corps station at Key West , Fla. ,
reports to the chief signal ofiicer as
follows ; "Tho British steamer Hec
tor , with a cargo of cotton and grain ,
bound from Now Orleans to Liverpool ,
is ashore in Marquis Keys , The
wreckers are assisting her. "
Coal Qono Down-
National Associated i'jrcao.
CINCINNATI , December 19. The
price of coal was put down ono cent
per bushel on all graded. This will
make the best PitUburg coal worth
sixteen cents per bushel delivered.
Tliia alight reduction in priceia due to
the high water , which is bringing a
largo coal fleet down the river ,
WHAT POVERTY DID.
Sad Fate of a Youthful Bohemian
Not Able to Work , No Frionde ,
the Husband Finds Lifo
a Burden ,
And Batters Out His Wife's
Brains With a Mallet and'
Then Hangs Himself. , >
Arrest of Four Men 8uppos d
to bo Missouri PacSflo
Miftoollanoous Criminal Now * of
MURDER AND SUICIDE-
National Associated Press. ,
DOTUINO TO KAT AND NO moSPKCTS.
NKW YOHK , December ID. Ono of
the most horrible crimes of butchery
and bloodshed on record took place
this morning in Forty-eighth street.
A Bohemian carpenter battered his
wife's brains out with a largo carpen
ter's mallet and then cut his own
throat with a razor , slashed his face
and body , and afterward hung him *
About 10 o'clock this .morning1 o
young Gorman woman , accompanied
by another woman , entered the police
station and asked that the sick wagon
bo sent to 'ISO East Forty-eighth
street to take her husband to the hos
pital. "Wo have no food nor money ,
or moans of any kind to procure a
doctor , and wo are starving for want
of something to cat , " she said. She'
further etatod that her husband , Wen-
zor Felix , a carpenter , two months
ago , while at work on a now building ,
had fallen to the street and was severe
ly injured. Ho was removed to a hos
pital where ho remained a couple of 1
days till enabled to return homo.
Since then ho had been ill and unable
to work and they had no means of
Half an hour later a wagon was
sent and the driver knocked at the
door. There was no response , Ho
knocked louder and louder , but re
ceived no answer. Ho accosted a , po
liceman and the latter placed his
shoulder to the door and forced
it open. Such a sight at that which
picsontod itself neither had over soon
nor dreamed of. Lying across the
miserable ) apartment was the form of
the woman covered with blood , her
head ono mass of clottud gore. Beside -
side her lay a large , heavy wooden
inallot , weighing probably 16 pounds ,
covered with blood. The husband , a
youthful looking man , with a pale
and ghastly face , was dangling from
the stove-pipe , and suspended by a
clothes-lino , with his feet just
touching the floor. His throat was
cut from ear to oar , and blood
covered the clothing and dripped
to the iloor. Here a pool of blood
had formed that reached another near
his wife , and together they joined into
a stream that spread over the apart
ment. Close to the hanging man , on
a small table ; lay a razor , bloody and
evidently used in cutting the throat
of the man. Everything in the apart
ment was strewn about , showing a
desperate struggle had taken place ,
and that the woman had not died un
til many blows had beer struck. There
were no witnesses to the terrible deed.
The bodies wcro almost cold when the
policeman felt to ascertain if a spark
of 2u'fo remained. The husband
was cut clown and laid beside his vic
tim. The building is occupied by
several families , thoground iloor being
used as a grocery. The apartment is
scarcely 8x7 , with low ceilings and
bad ventilation. The furniture con
sisted of a broken , dilapitatud bed
stead and ragged bed clothes , a couple
of broken chairs , a few ornaments ,
& trunk and several pieces of crockory-
A loaf of bread half-eaten completed
the contents of the room. Every
thing bctokonod the most abject pov
Just prior to the removal of the
corpses to the morgue a hooded
woman with a shawl almost
concealing her features , passed up to
the door of the room where the dead
lay. It was the murderer's sister. .Tho
sister stated that the dead couple had
been in this country but six months ,
being natives of Taus , in Bohomiu.
They had been married nine months.
They came h ro with another brother
and sister. They did not live happily
together after their arrival in this
country , and for sometime lately they
quarreled and fought regularly. Pov
erty seemed to have been the cause of
their troubles , and frequently there
was not a morsel of food in the house.
National Auodatcd Prixa.
KANHAS CITY , December 19. Four
men , Charles Corogan , Charles Me-
Laughlm , J. 0. , alias George Lee and
William Burnsides , have been arrest
ed on the charge oi attempting to rob
the Missouri Pacific train on the night
of the 2-1 th of November , The oflicors
nay little , but it is thought on the
night mentioned that this train was
stopped this side of Independence ,
but the engineer seeing what was
wanted started his train. Ho
was fired at three times.
MIKOKLI.ANI'.OUH OllI.MK ,
CINCINNATI , December If ) , II. H.
Burns , a lumber dealer , was shot and
killed by his hrothor-in-law named
KenniH , in Coviiigton , Ky. , opposite
this city , Burns' wife had sued for a
divorce , and Burns made some state
ments about ( which Kcarris took ex
ceptions to , and when ho met Burns
on the street fired five shots at him ,
killing him instantly. Kearns is ar
NKW YaiK , December 1 ! ) . Thomas
J. Norton , the policeman who was
shot last night by Ofiicer Bernard
Fitzpatrick in a quarrel , died this
Win. Cindram was this morning
sentenced to bo hanged February
10th , for the murder of Catherine
Croro , his landlady.
CINCINNATI , December 19. A diffi
culty occurred last night in Kollman's
saloon , Avondale , between Frank
BrSgol and Val Kborhart. The latter
was stabbed and died this morning ,
llrigol was arrested ,
BIIOWNSVIMK , Tox. , December 19.
Charles Lee Barrouo was shot
through the heart by unknown parties
Nichols Paoz , recently captured
near Cuorimvaca , was luing to a
In a gambling difficulty at Mata-
mora , between Soveriatia Arrodondo
and Folip Gonr.ilua , the latter killed
the former. The father of the former
A Mexican was found murdered on
the road near Rio Orando city. This
is the seventh murder in this locality
in six weeks.
Joseph B. Lindsay , of Indian ter
ritory , W.\B found murdered and
robbed twenty miles from hero.
Marcus Bravo , owner of n wagon
tram , was murdered in a li ld where
he was taking cure of his mules.
CINCINNATI , Dccombor 19. Major
Hicks , convicted of murder , was
sentenced to bo hanged at Covington ,
Ky. , January 27th , 1882.
Gaitouu' * Trial Adjourned-
Vattanal Associated Prrtt.
WASIIINOTON , D. C. , December 11) ) .
The trial was adjourned till Wod-
, ncsday because of the death yester
day of the wife of Juror 11 ebbs. Court
opened as usual , with counsel , judge
and prisoner all in their places. Hobbs
was crying convulsively. People were
very anxious to BOO Guiteau with a
beardless face and ho turned in all di
rections to give them an opportunity.
The general impression is that the
shaving improves O nil can's counten
ance , removing a curtain wildncss of
expression and presenting him with n
face like a keen alert clergyman.
Clark Mills , the celebrated sculptor ,
visited the jailSaturday , accompanied
by his son Thomas , the young sculp
tor , and made a lifo mask or plaster
matrix of the assassin from which a
plaster cast will bo made. The ar
tists were accompanied by John W ,
Guiteau , brother of the iwsasiin. He
was in his cell looking over the morn
ing papers when they arrived and on
being informed of the desire of the
artists readily consented. He was
conducted to his largo cell , the one
which ho terms his p.irlor , and pro-
.parations made to begin work. Mr.
Mills suggested that Guituau's board
should bo shaved oil' boo.uiae a much
bettor representation of the features
and general shape of the face could bo
made in that way. To this ho at
first demurred , saying ho did not like
to part with his bo < ird , anjj that ho
did not appear so well without it. Ho
' ' 'Ar.Ucularly objected because , as ho
aaicl ; it would make his nose look so
much lunger. To this Mr. Mills sug
gested that a largo nose is a sign of
strength of character , whereupon
Guitoau , with little further hesitation ,
consented. The jail barber being ab
sent , a colored prisoner was brought
down and his beard was soon oft' His
hair being quite short it was not cut
closer. A closely fitting kknit skull
cap of cotton moistened was put on
his head , covering all of
his hair and coming down across
the .forehead. As this dried
it drew closer to the head and in a
few moments fitted it as tightly OB the
scalp itself , showing the precise shape
of the skull , showing every promi
nence or lack. This was then cover
ed with a coating of plaster ot paris ,
prepared for the purpose , which in a
few moments had sot. Another prep
aration of plaster was then made use
of , in taking a matrix or mold of the
feature1) ) . It was so tempered that it
could bo placed on the skin witnout
injury to it. It was spread on his
face an inch thick , leaving the nos
trils open. After it had sot , the whole
mold was removed. The interior
was found to bo a perfect
representation of the face and head ,
showing every peculiarity of the skull
and features. This will be used aa a
mold in which to coat the head and
features for a plaster bust of the sub
ject. The removal of Guireau's beard
makes quito a change in his personal
looks , rather improving his looks.
Ho has a firm , rather broad chin , lips
rather thick and a heavy jaw bono.
National Associated I'rcba.
DETHOIT , December 19. The Hilton
House at Ludington , belonging to
Sherman Brox. , burned this morning.
Loss , $5,500 ; insurance , $2,500.
DKTUOIT , December 19. Duringtho
brief absence of August Albert and
his wife , his two children , aged 4 and
2 years respectively , in some way ig
nited a pile of shavings near the house
and wcro consumed with the house
and furniture before help could reach
HAitODsnuun , Ky. , December 19.
A. R , McKoo'a hemp barn burned.
Loss , $3,500.
OIL CITY , Pa. , December 19.
Trinity Methodist church was gutted
by fire yesterday. Loss , f 12,000.
National Aanoilatcd I'rew.
WAKIIINOTON , December 19. Sec
retary Frolinghuysen called at the
state department at 10:30 : this morn
ing in company with Blame , and took
the oath ollico of which was admin
istered by Justice Brudlpy. After a few
minutes conversation with the rnlirmg
secretary , Mr , Blaine , ho departed ,
siuting that ho would cull in the af
ternoon to enter upon the duties of
National Associated I'uss ,
CINCINNATI , December 19. Henry
Mosta , III ! yearn old , a Gorman cabinet
maker , suicided at 5:30 : this morning
by jumping in a cistern , Ho wan
somewhat deranged ,
ATLANTA , Ga. , December 19.
Judge W. A. Welch , a prominent
citizen , of Nowrnan , suicided lost
night by hanging himself ,
Elaine's Dispatch to Lowell a
Hard Fill to Swallow ,
And the Newspapers Vent
Their FoolingB of Spite on
the Secretory Per
The London Common Council
Refuse Aid to the Land
lords' Defense As
The Arrest of Patriotic Irish
men by English Officials
Being Kept Up.
MUcollauooni Now * Tlint Came
Over the Cntlo <
ST. PKTKHSIUJUO , December 19.--
The polioo madu a descent on a house
iu the Makaval street , behind General
Ignaticirs ollico and | residence , and
arrested oi ht persons , who ollorod
vigorous resistance. The police aoizeil
n Inrgo quantity of small bombs ,
Homo of which were carefully con
cealed in oranges. Among the papers
seized was a letter recently received
from London , blaming the nihilists
for their insanity. The letter is at
tributed to Prince Ivrapotkino. This
afl'air seems to have relation
to that which provoked the
arrests of several others a
few days ago. Those persons had
ordered two ollicor'a uniforms , with
crosses of the Ontor of St. George.
The crosses would have giyou them
access to the palace of Gatchnm on the
! ) th inst. , the fete day of the saint.
DUIH.IN , December 1 ! ) . At Costlo-
ton chapel yesterday , when the par
ishioners assembled for SuiUlay ser
vice , a largo placard was found posted
on the door advising tenants to payne
no rent on p.iin of sovuro penalties ,
It was signed ' * By Order of the Now
York Irish World. "
The seizure of a largo quantity of
arms and ammunition in Whulan'a rag
shops , in Braboaon st'ecl , early yes
terday morning , has caused an un
usual stir , all the moio so because it
now appears that the vigilance of the
police had nothing whatever to do
with the discovery.
They would'havo remained in entire
ignorance of this armory filled with
rillos , catridges , hand gron.idos ,
dynamite , etc. , had not n violent fam
ily quarrel led to the giving of information
mation on the strength of which the
police raid was made.
The removal of prisoners in the
Grange fnmalo prison has been
ordered. It is supposed to bo done to
make room for members of the land
league whom the government have
decided to arrest.
Four prisoners , James Ryan and
Patrick , Daniel and Thomas \Vliolan ,
who were arrested yesterday on the
charge of conspiracy , and also with
having in their possession a quantity
of arms , cartridges and dynamite.
They were brought before the court
to-day and remanded to jail. There
was an immense crou d around the
PAUIS , December 111. A census of
France was taken yesterday. It is CH-
timatod at : ! 8'JOO,000.
LONDON , December lit. A balloon
supposed to bo the S.xladin , which
ascended from Bath on the 10th inst.
with Mr. Powell , has been reported
seen in Spain.
At a special meeting of the common
council this afternoon , to take action
in the matter of voting n grant of
1,000 for the National Property Do-
feimo association fund , as proposed by
the lord mayor , a majority of the
council refused to niako the grant.
Boyd's Newcastle committee have
resolved to rowon Haitian's conditions
for the Sportsman cup and for 100 ,
with an allowance of i'50 for ox-
A dispatch from Cairo says a dis
turbance has occurred among the mil
itary at Sue/ . The governor was
imprisoned and hm residence block
aded , when order was restored.
The Countess of Balcarros refuses
to offer any ransom for the earl's
body , on the ground that it would
The Standard this morning in a
a lending article on Mr. Blaino's dis
patches , says : "Mr. Blame's dis
patch on the Clayton-Bulwor treaty is
a stain on an honorable ambition
which has repeatedly induced congress
to uphold the principles of interna
tional law. Hitherto America has
never yet boon faithless in what HIO
promised , and it is humiliating to such
a nation to see its government adopt
ing such argument , Mr. Blrino'a allu
sion to the rightful claim of the Uni
ted States to priority on the American
continent cannot bo regarded as a
serious proposition. Every commer
cial nation , Great Britain moro than
all together , has rights and interests
in the Panama canal movement when
it is open for trafiic.
The Telegraph calls the dispatch
"it spread caglo j > rotluction , " and says
Earl Granvillu will never bo excused
if ho admitted Mr. Blaind's claims ,
The Post sues iu Mr , Blaino's
phrases a clumsy disguise and a desire
to convert the canal into un American
water-way , and says a conservative
government would Mover lend itself to
the abrogation of the treaty , and the
dispatch presumes on the liberals be
ing in ofhce.
BKUUN , December 19. Prince
Bismarck is confined to his chamber
with a oovero cold and irritation of
the throat ,
VIKNNA , December 19 , All the
theaters have had but very meagre
audiences sine" the Iting disaster. An
order has boon issued forbidding two
performances at one theater on
same day ,
CONSTANTINOPLE , December 19. -
Earthquakes have boon rcnowod on-
the island of Chios and hot springs-
are appearing every where. The island
is continually sinking ana it is feared.
wiU disappear entirely.
Notional AmocUtti ] Trr * .
PANAMA , December 8 , Dates to
the Itith of November from Lima state
that the reported visit of the Alaska
to Mollonuo proved to have bcon
founded on facts. She called at that
port and landed the brother of Oarcin
CaUleron , > ho is said to have boon the
bearer of funds and instructions to-
the leaders of the revolution against
I'iurola. There seems to have bcon
some truth in this rumor , as directly
after his arrival at that city troops
were inarched in the direction of
Ayacucho. the headquarters of Pic-
rola and his friends. At a
meeting hold in the homo of ,
Senor Garcia Caldorpn , Montero was
appointed vice president , and ho has
accepted this ollico under the con
dition that the United States minister
guarantee him United States inter
The celebrated memorandum of
Gen. Hurlbtit has caused much ex
citement on the cast coast.
Camporo continues to create slight
alarm in the department of Tarapaca ,
but ho and his forces have aa yob
shown no inclination to attack the
nitrate deposits , where forces nro'sto-
tioned. The Monteros are doing aa
they like in many of the smaller
towns of the north , and
murder and robbery in very
froqnont on eovoral lines oi travel.
Two oflicors were murdered by no-
grocs at Canoto lately , simply because
they won white.
News from Bolivia proves that there
is little probability of the invasion of
Tarauaca , Camporo has 8,000 mon
under arms at Lopas , Potosi and Or-
uro , hoj > eing in the latter city with
5,000. A few weeks ago it is Haid ho
ordered two battalions to march to
the coast , when they at
once stacked arms and re
fused to move unless they received
their pay. The Bolivian public bo-
liuvo Camporo is more inclined to
suppress tuo Calderon party in the
south than to fight the Chileans.
Chilean rcconnoitoring parties have
pushed almost into the heart of Boli
via. Ono from Tocana captured a lot
of booty , driving it back with them.
Another party loft Tarapaciv and
pushed on to Lnbaya and Canuna and
other interior towns , said to bo occu
pied by Bolivian forces. Onlyacpuplo
of Montero bands were fallen in with ,
wliich disbanded after n faw shots.
Montero remains at Cajanearca ,
whence ho l.os been issuing procla
mations and fly sheets. Ho has as-
auiuud the title of vice-president , but
this appears to bo only a provisional
measure. In ono of Ins proclamations.
ho says to the populace : "You are
already aware that that his excellency ,
the American minister in Lima , has-
declared in the name of his govern
ment his resolution to interfere in the
arrangement of peace with Chili ,
without the cession of territory oc
any other conditions humiliating to
our country. "
These "honorable " "
poaco" and "no-
cossioiv of territory" cries which have
enabled the military leaders to plun
der the whole of the interior are los
ing their force , and all working Peru
vians,1 and those who have yet any
thing to lose , advocate the immediate
cession of Tarapaca. They say they
have reaped no advantage from it in
the past , and they can hope to reap
none in the future , burdened as it is
with Peruvian and Chilean debts , and
that the sooner it is gotten rid of and
the Chileans out of the country the
bettor they will bo satisfied.
Montero lias written to General
Hurlbut and published under date of
October 23 , the following exlarordi-
nary letter : "In the light of the fa
vorable direction in which , owing to
the oflicacions meditation of your
government , cvonts have taken with
respect to the international question
pending between my country and
Chili , and especially of the dictinct
answer as to the high intentions of tho-
Washington cabinet given by your excellency -
colloncy to the notables of the capitol -
tel , I have determined to direct my
proceedings toward unification of the
country in accordance with the consti
tution of I860. This conduct is in
perfect harmony and is corollary of
the patriotic programme I have fol
lowed during the present war. When
Piorolia assumed power , on December
bor 21 , 1879 , I , who commanded in the *
south the only army wo havc-
poBBOBsod , nt once recognized him
without debating his rights , in order
to avoid the evils attendant on divi
sion in front of the enemy , and this
I did , although the dictatorship was ;
opposed to my republican sentiments ,
and that I possessed abundant ele
ments with which to subjugate that
power. Thcso sainn motives induced
mo , after January 1C , to accept the
oflico of organizing the north against
the invader , and in this mission I
have used every patriotic endeavor to
succeed , until now I am surrounded
by what is actually necessary to' defend -
fond the territory under my command1
to-day. That it is necessary wo should
unite and in law and order to bring :
about an honorable solution of the *
question and the supreme rule of my
actions being the salvation of my
country , your excellency can count on
my not being an obstacle in the way
of obtaining that sacred object , to ob
tain which I would hesitate at
no sacrifice , by concluding that
it is my duty to remit to
your excellency and through you to
the government of the United States
my sincere gratitude , as a soldier , .
patriot and democrat for the attitude-
you hiivo assumed prior to Huttlomont
of Peruvian questions on behalf of
perpetual peace and the equilibriun
of the country where the American
Union figures in the front line , tlmnlcs
to the wonderful prosperity it haa
reached in liborul opinions. "
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