Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune, April 29, 1873, Page 1

Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune dated April 29, 1873 Page 1
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VOLUME 26. WATCHES AND JEWELRY. OTJOR. ENTIRE STOCK OF *w T : O uw-imiiLM Bbibu jd, •■.■■■ m AT-COST I In order to make room for our Spring Stock of Watches, we shall cloao out oox present large stock of Watches, which reached us too late for the Holiday Trade, at the actual cost of manufacture and importation. NO RESERVATION. , 2,000 GOLD WATCHES, at from S3O to $l5O each; usual price, S4O to S3OO. HLES, 810. & 00., 268 & 268 WABASH-AV., AND 334 WEST MADISON-ST. STOCK-HOLDERS’ MEETINGS. : Notice. Tic annnal meeting of the Northwestern (Babcock) Eire Extinguisher Compaoj was held at the office of the Company, No. 78 Market-at., Chicago, yesterday (Mon- 1 day), at 11 o’clock a. m., twestj-fire hundred and eight een shares being represented. The following gentlemen were elected Directors for the year: Van H. Hlg glna/johnY. Parwell, Anson Stager, Matthew Laflln, Cyras Bentley, Simeon B. 'Williams. The election for members of the Advisory Board resulted In the choice of J. T. Kyerson, A. J. Arerell, and H« B. Mason. The name of the Company was changed from lireßxtlngnlaher Company” to **The Babcock Mann- ' factoring Company.” A meeting of the Board of Direc tors of The Babcock Manufacturing Company was bold at , the office of the Company at 12# o’clock p, nx., yesterday (Monday), for the election of officers, with the following result: VAN H. HIGGINS, President; ANSON STA GER, Vice President; T. W. FAB WELL, Secretary and Treasurer; WM. W. BURDON, Assistant Secretary; J. TO BENT. STORE TO RENT. No. 40 Kandolph-st., 25x100, four stories and basement, fin ished in the best manner. Ap ply to THE WESTERN NEWS COMPANY, 42 and 44 Ean dolph-st. • TO RENT, Three Floors, separately or togeth er, of large building on State-st., near Van Suren, well-lighted, with elevators, suitable for wholesale business ormanufacturing purposes. 'Apply at No. 523 Wabash-av. TO RENT, Desirable Stores and comer Basement in Briggs House, comer Fifth-av. and Han • dolpn-st. Apply to CHAShT & ADAMS, 31 Bryan Block.. Two Well-Lighted Offices on Pint Floor, with good .Vaults, built for Banks but suitable for Real Estate. BaQro&ds. oranyklndofOffice-Bariness. Also, Suites of Offices in Second and Third Stories of Carver’s Building, Nos. 4Sand 48 South Clark-st., next to Sherman House. Inquire at Boom No. 4, 48 South Clark-st. _TO RENT. ThJ®a*story basement andsnb-cellnrmarblo-frout house, {U modern improvements, including furnace. No. 539 < West Washington-et. Apply at No. 857 West Randolph- It. for terms. TO RENT. 1 _ From May Ist, furnished house, No. 11l South Wood-st., in beat condition, two-story and basement brick, with . Num etc.; all modem improvements. Apply at once to D. C. BRADLEY, 154 Washington at. TO RENT, i JTith steam power, two fine rooms, 40x116 feet each, being ■ Sd and 4th floors oi Store Not. 243 and 245 East Lake-st., j . well lighted and admirably situated for mechanical par- i goree. Apply to JAMES J. WALWORTH, on the prom- j ” R-bktt; " I Offices, Offices, | Exchange Building, comer Clark and Waah ington-sta., Boom 43. ■ To Rent. The two tipper stories in three-story brick budding, eon- 1 taining 80 rooms, including large parlors and dining- * rooms, bath-room, gas and water; suitable for hotel or boardlng-honao: In the centre of business and town. Tn gireo£^SiKAU^MANNJ>BvanßtontnL >^ii^_ J GOLD PENS, &o. ' GOLD PENS, Holders, and Pencils. ■ CUTER. PAGE, HOME & CO. , 118 & 130 Monroe-st. j holey’s Gold Pens - 6eQ more In New York than those of all other makers to- I Esther. Bold at manufacturer’s price* at ’ L. SCHIOK 4 CO.’S, M ■ - 108 Vast Madison-it. , WANTED. Lumber. ; A Gentlenan wbo ban been In the Lumber ■ Business, and who understands It thoroughly* wishes to engage with some Yard ns Salesman v or Country Solicitor* Can famish the Tory best of reference* Addres K. 28, Tribune of- 7 fe- : 1 rUKNITURE* Ft a Start Tie Only at Sett ’ u** 0 !* onr opportunity to obtain our fina Ornamented, rTtl* **s Enameled Chamber Snita at a low price. »M siamino our goods and prices. el SWAN, CLARK & CO., c< Moaolacturers ana Wholesale Dealers, c< BI and 213 Momoo-et. C CARRIAGES. MISTER & 60., OF BROOME-ST., WABBEOOMS, Fifth-av,, cor, Fourteenth-st., InTE-W YORK, Elegant Carriages, In all the fashionable varieties, from original designs of our own and the bait styles of Paris and London, exquis itely finished in all Silk-Satins, French Morocco, and the finest Broadcloths. Special attention is called to the fact that every Carriage offered in our Warorooms is the pro duction of onr well known BUOO2HE-ST. FACTO RY* and equal, in every respect, to thoso built to the order of the most valued customer. In addition to our stock of tho LARGER vehicles, we offer a complete assortment of ROAD WAGONS, with' and without tops, IN ALL WEIGHTS, for PLEASURE DRIVING OR SPEEDING, embracing in thotr construc tion the various improvements introduced by ns daring the past fifteen years, and which have mads tho “BEEWSTER WAGON” Tlie Standard for Quality. OUR PRICES BEING FIXED AND UNIFORM TO ALL, orders by mall have equal advantages with those placed In person. To prevent confusion, the public will please remember that wo are not connected with a Joint Stock Company of Carriage Dealers now seeking to share onr reputation by adopting a firm name similar to onr own. BREWSTER & GO., OP BROOME-ST. ~WareroomS| Fifth-av,, cor, Fourteenth-st. CHINA. CROCKERY. &o. WE ARE SELLfNO WMte CMna Dimer Sets, 141 Pcs., for $35.00. WMle CMiia Tea Sets, 56 Pcs, for 6.50. In fact, we are closing out onr entire ‘Wholesale Stock, at He tail, AT WHOLB SATiE PHIOES, in order to make room for an elegant Retail Stock for Spring Trade. M&iMonM, 219 West Madison-sfc. 11 ■■■ 1 ■» REMOVALS. AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY. REMOVAL. The WEST SIDE Branch Office of this Company has been removed from 218 Randolph-st. to CO South misted at.. comer of Madison. The SOUTH SIDE Branch Office, 630 Waba»h-av., will be removed to Wabash-av., comer of Twenty-second-st,, May 1. S. O. SEATON, Agent. , April 35,1873. REMOVAL. J. L. WAYNE & SON, dealers in Have removed to 74 and 76 Kan- dolpli-st., near State. 3E3- H3 M L> OF SPRING-BED FACTORY. Finding my present factory entirely Inadequate for tny increasing business, I have purchased tho steam mill property at 763, 765, and 757 Stato-st., and fitted the same up with the necessary machinery, etc., expressly for a manufactory of Spring-Beds and Cota, of which I mako fourteen varieties. 1 shall remove to my now quarters about the Ist of May, after which timo I shall be prepared to fill all orders, both from city and countiy dealer*, with promptness. Dent forget the number, 753 Stato-st.. three blocks south of old factory. L. O. BOYXNGTON. REMOVED TO THE OLD STAMD I HENRY SCHOELLKOPE, Nos. 233 and 234 East Bandolpb-st.. Groceries and Ger man Produce, wholesale and retail, established 1851. The partnership existing heretofore under tho firm of Henry Scbcellkopf & Bro. has this dayboen dissolved by mutual consent, and the business will be continued under the above name. HENRY BCHOELLKOPF, HOTELS. Summer Hotel. The new Hotel at Highland Park will bo open June 1. This Hotel is only three stories high, but contains 125 rooms. It is 300 feet long, has broad balls running full length of house; 600 feet of piazza 13 feot wide; a broad deck on the top of tho bouse, SCO feot long, overlooking Lake Michigan. It is one hour’s ride from Chicago, In the growing town of Highland Park, where a plorisbeing built for the accommodation of pleasure excursions from Chicago. Elegant Billiard Hall, Croquet Grounds, and fine livery Establishment in connection with the Hotel. The Hotel will bo under the management of O. D. Hop kins- formerly of Stanwix Hall. Albany. For farther infoh&atlon apply to O. D . HO PKIN 8, Proprietor. High land Park, or F. P. HAWKINS, Agent H. P. B. Co., 153 Monroo-at*, Room 4, Chicago. IRVING HOUSE, 14:8 WABASH-AV- Oentrally located. Terma, s3.oopordny. Table board, fiejO^jo^veekj^^^^^lDDAßHAßTjJProgriotor^ CARPET CLEANING* KING CARPETCLEANER Boston Carpet Cleaning Co., AND 46 WEST ADADIS-ST*, Branch, 53% Twenty-second-st. A. N. HANKINSON 4 CO. UNEQUALLED I The Novelty Carpet-Cleaning Machine of R. A. ED WARDS A CO., 253 and 255 South Oanal-st., excels all others because It cleans perfectly without Injuring them. Orders promptly executed. GENERAL NOTICE. CUcap & Mmstera Miaj. SPECIAL NOTICE. On and after Thursday, Hay I. the City Of fice for the sale of Tickets will be at south west comer LaSalle and Handolph-sts. Commutation Tickets will be sold at this office only; M ARv i N HUQHITT, Gen. Bupt. W. A. TTTRA.LL, Gen. P. Agt- ' FINANCIAL. $10,000.00 Fomtli National Bant for Sale. IDXCK _ We have Attorney* everywhere, and collect the claims sf Wholesale Merchants and others In any part of the country. No Attorney’s fees in suits: no charges until collections are made. FRASIER’S MERCANTILE DCLLEGTION AG&NUY. 116 MadUon-iU SAPOLIO. ENOCH MORGAN'S SONS’ S.A.IE 3 O L I O Isa substitute for Soap for all Household pur poses, except washing clothes. SAPOLIO la For cleaning your house this Spring will save the g labor of one cleaner. 1 SAPOLIO Q m Will not injure or discolor Paint, but restores col g or and brightness. Try it. ISAP OLIO 2 Cleans Windows without water, and saves the {j trouble of removing curtains and carpets. gSAPOLIO Brightens Knives at same time they are washed, g saving time and labor. Use it. |SAP O L I O ft Cleans Bath-Tubs, Tables, Floors, 4c., quicker and bettor than Soap. Try It on. | S .A.IP OLIO to Polishes Tin, Brass, Copper, and all Metal Wares, rendering them as bright as now. ISAPOLIO For washing Dishes and Glassware is invaluable. Cheaper than Soap. sapoiTio Removes Stains from Marble Mantels, Tables, and Statuary, from Hard-finished Walls, and from China and Porcelain. 10 cents. SAPOLIO Removes Stains and Grease from Carpets and oth er woven fabrics. Depot, 86 and 88 Sontli Water-st., CHICAGO. XXiL.- BPSINESS CHANCE. TREMONT HOUSE FORSALE. Fnmitiire, Ffflares, anfl Lease Of tiie Present Trent House. The house is most admirably adapt ed for families, having 120 rooms, 40 of which are in suites, with all the modern improvements. Furniture in most excellent condition, most of it being new. The house is in splen did order, rent low, and will be sold upon liberal terms. If not disposed of on or before Monday, May 5, it will be sold at public auction, due notice to be given hereafter. JNO. B. DRAKE. FOR SALE. TTTR 'MTTnPT.ATIMTRUD Church Organ At the Conservatory, 938 Indiana-av.. corner Twentieth s',—2o stops, two manuals, foil pedal— must be sold and moved by the Ist of May. Persons desiring to secure should call immediately. Tracing Cloth, AT J. G. LANGGUTH’S, OPTICIAN, 82 State-st.. between Washington and Randolph. Broom Corn. Several car loads of choice Corn, for sale CHEAP, if taken before the 3d nroximo. ERIC JOHNSON & CO., No. < North Wcllß-.t, REAL estate. • FOR SALE BY G. S. Hubbard, Jr., 168 WASmKGTOIf-ST. Several very choice Acre Tracts on the line of-the Chicago, Burlington &> Quincy R. K., between Chicago and Hiverside, in tracts to suit purchasers, from 5 to 40 acres. G, S. JUJ-bBARD, Jit, HOUSES and LOTS FOH. SALXjiS:. One or two more of those elegant octagon stone-front houses, 4 mantels and all other modern improvements in each home. Inquire of owners on promises, Indiana-av. between Twenty-ninth and Thirtieth-a ta., from Btolo a. m. and 4 to 6 p. m. HOUSES. SSOO down will buy a well-built 2-story and basement bouse, corner lot, Langley and Forty-seoond-st., nca Cottage Grove cars; excellent neighborhood; $3,200 and $3,500, SSOO down, $3,000 In 5 years, balance to suit pur chaser* UNGLE A DARLOW. 11 Otis Block. After May 1,135 Doarboro-st. FOE SALE, House of 0 rooms, with lot BO feet front on Lake-av., near Kenwood Station, with or without the FumiturA at a bargain if sold soon. Apply to WM. C, DOW, Room 1, Nevada Block. ACRE PROPERTY Near Central Park, for sale: Five acre blocks in our new subdivision of S. W. q NORAJTtSn 1 * HilIM Pari Bill Ci„ Office 153 MONROE-ST., Room 4, Kent’s Building. Houses and Lota for sale on easy terms. FRANK P. HAWKINS. Agent. PRESS-CLEANING. Dresses Of every description, cleaned without removing trim mings (velvet or lace) by a new process, and by which the goods keep the lustre and shape aa when new. SOELWAHSS, 264 West Maflisoa-st - • • 158 MdM RUBBER GOODS. * 138 LAKE-ST. 138 Rubber and Leather BELTING, Engine and Conducting TTnae, and all kind of Rubber Goods* B. B. PRESTON, 138 Lake-st*» __,,_,_,_^^HTOS_TA3MPS. Revenue Stamps^ The CHICAGO SAVINGS INSTITUTION AND TRUST COMPANY, N. W.fcomcr of Dearborn and Madiscn-sta., Chicago, keep stamps denoml nailons in reasonable qoantltios, and tho TWO CENT CHECK aad-PBOPRIErARY STAMPS In any quantity. Kovenne stamps are out of use bought at a ulv oottaU ENOCH MORGAN’S SONS* CHICAGO, TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 1873. Rumors that the CarlistS Will Aban- don Spain for the Present. The Pope Passed a Restless Sun day Night. Great Excitement in Paris Over the Re sult of the Elections. Panic on tho Bourse—Thiers Somewhat Despondent. Paris, April 28.—The following aro tho final returns of the election in this city, yesterday, to fill the vacant seat in tho National Assembly: Barodet, 180,146; Bemusat, 135,406; Stoeffel, 27,058* Tho previous announcement that Remu sat received the least number of votes was a clerical error. The elections in tho Departments of Correso, Jura, and M&mo wore carried by the Republicans; in Morhitian by the Catholic party. Barodet’s election to the Assembly will proba bly cause a change of Ministry. Remusat, Min ister of Foreign Affairs; Loon Say, Minister of Finance, and Jules Simon, Minister of Public Instruction, are expected to resign. Caaimir Periero, formerly Minister of the Interior, and Grevy, late President of the Assembly, are talked of as probable members of the new Cabinet. Paris, April 28—Evening.—The total result of tho voting in Paris and other parts of France, yesterday, to fill the vacancies in the Assembly, was tho eledtion of three Radicals, four Repub licans, and cm«LLegUimist. All the journals except tho Radical organs ex press surprise at the vote in the Department of tho Seine. Tbe Conservative papers say it is due to Thiers’ leaning to the Left, and tbe Re publican journals attribute it to mistakes in the Assembly. The Bien Publique looks upon Barodet’s triumph as a serious event, but re pudiates the idea that its party is discouraged. The Monarchici&l press generally regard the elec tion as a terrible awakening for the Conserva tives. Ze Temps pronounces It a warning to the Government. The Moderate Republicans wbo supported Count De Remusat are embarrassed byhis defeat. M. De Remusat has expressed a desire to resign tho Ministry of Foreign Affairs, bnt President Thiers has induced Mm to remain in office. Count-de Bemusat’s Electoral Committee thin afternoon visited President Thiers, who ap peared to be discouraged. It is reported that when the President first received tbe news of the Count’s defeat he retired to his room and remained one hoar alone. There are fears that tbe Bight in tbe Assembly will now insist on restricting and otherwise modifying univer sal suffrage. The Bonapartlst journals declare that the Con servative Republic is dead. White frost has destroyed the vines in the vi cinity of Lyons. The disaster is similar to that of 1817. London, April 29. —5 a.m.—Special dispatches to the London morning journals of to-day rep resent that the success of Barodet had created an immense impression in Paris. The city and provinces are agitated. A panic prevailed on the Bourse yesterday, and patrols were required to maintain order in the suburbs during the after noon and night. fSF The reports of changes in the Ministry aro contradicted. * London, April 28.—At tbe monster meeting of Federalists, yesterday, violent speeches were made. London. April 29—3 a. m.—ln tho House of Commons, to-night, Mr. Smith moved that, be fore deciding* on the further redaction of in direct taxation, the House demand of the Gov ernment a declaration of its views respecting the adjustment of Imperial and local taxation. Mr. Lowe, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir Stafford Northcote, and Messrs. Fawcett, Massey, Goschcn, and several others, made speeches. The debate, which was somewhat acrimonious, was protracted to a late hour, and was adjourned until Thursday. The Anglo-American, French, and Newfound land Cable Companies agreed yesterday to an amalgamation of tbeir interests. London, April 28.—Madrid dispatches say that Becerra and Figuorola, of tho Permanent Com mittee, have been arrested, and tho search for the other members continues. Mad&id, April 28.—A band of 600 Carlists en tered the town of Capollades, and demanded a contribution, but fled on the approach of Na tional troops. London, April 29—3 a. m.—Reports are in cir culation that the Carlists intend to withdraw from Spain, and give up tho straggle for tho present. AUSTRIA. v Vienna, April 28.—The cabmen nave struck in consequence of a disagreement with the authori ties in regard to the tariff of faros. They aro threatened with fine, imprisonment, and the loss of their licenses, if they persist in the strike. Frederick, the Crown-Prince of Denmark, has arrived in this city. ITALY. Rome, April 28.—Tho Pope passed a restless night. The anxiety in regard to his condition is renewed. Lisbon, April 28.—A club has been foraed in this city, having for its object the onion of the Portuguese Republicans. DENMARK. London, April 28.—The King and Queen of Denmark are to visit London in May. Important Decision—The Pittsburgh Bond Bobber—Phelps, Dodge A Co.— George Francis Train Riotous ’Longshoremen-City Finances—mis cellaneous Local IVcivs. Sp*cial Dispatch to The Chicago Tribune. New Yobk, April 23.—Tho Milwaukee National Bank of Wisconsin brought suit against Arthur Hughes, and others, to recover tho value of a cargo of wheat. It appears from tho papers in tho case that Mower, Church & Bell purchased the wheat in Milwaukee on the order of A. F. Smith & Co., the wheat to he paid for partly by sight drafts : and partly by time drafts. The plaintiff discounted all the drafts, sending them, with the bills of lading, to the City Bank of Oswego, requesting the bank not to deliver tbe wheat until tho drafts wore paid. The bank presented the drafts to Smith & Co., who paid the sight drafts and accepted the time drafts. When tho wheat arrived at Oswego, the bank ordered its delivery to Smith & Co.’s ele vator, subject to order of the bank. The wheat wsa so delivered, and Smith & Co., it is alleged, without tho consent of the bank, sold the wheat to Bandall & Kenyon, of Chicago, and, under their instructions, shipped it, obtaining hills of lading reciting that they were the shippers. The defendants made large advances on the credit of tho bills of lading. The case was tried in the United States Circuit Court, before Judge Smalley, who, to-day, held that tho sale of the wheat to Bandall & Kenyon was unau thorized, and conveyed no title to them, and that consequently. the defendant acquired no legal title to the wheat. By direction of Judge Smalley, a verdict was given for tho plaintiß for $24,685. > The Central Stock-Yard and Transit Company, of which Samuel W. ABerton, of Chicago, is President, David H. Sherman, General Superin tendent, and John B. McPherson, Treasurer, is about to erect an immense slaughter-house on tho open space sonth of ..the Erie depot. Mow Pavonia ferry, known as Horsimus Cave. The location u neatly opposite the foot of Chambers FOREIGN. FRANCE. GREAT BRITAIN. SPAIN. PORTUGAL. NEWYORK. street, New York t and between Hoboken and Jer sey City. The capital atockia $500,000. A pier 2,500 feet long and 320 feet wide, is being constructed, on whim a superstructure, 500 feet long, 800 feet wide, and three stories high, is to be erected. Tracks will be run to tho structure to connect with the Pennsylvania Central, Erie, Midland. Now Jersey Central, Delaware & Lackawana, and the great railroads to the West. The Company propose to purchase* transport, and slaugh ter cattlo and sheep. They have formed combinations with the above named railroads to secure transportation, and they will place ma chinery in the building that wilTonablo them to kiU and dress 3,000 beeves and 10,000 sheep daily. It is claimed that tho building will be the largest of the kind in tho world, and that the facilities for slaughtering and prepar ing animals for market will be com mensurate with its proportions. The Com- Eany are also arranging for a line of oata to carry the dressed animals to New York, Brooklyn, and other places. The building is to be in working order within a year. Some letters sent Phelps, Dodge & Co. to Mr. Jayne enclosed copies of replies, exculpating the firm, which Mr. Jayne refused to sign, but sent answers instead, charging young Mr. James andyoungMr.Dodgo with premeditated fraud and perjury. Iu other letters they admit their guilt, and bog that tho Government will not proceed formally against them. In one they tell the au thorities that James and young Dodge are on their death beds, and if the prosecution is per sisted in, the Government will bo responsible for their lives. Accompanying the copies of fraudulent invoices will bo copies of the false oaths taken by the two members of the firm mentioned. Mr. Jayne will charge that Phelps, Dodge & Co. havo been carrying on these frauds during the lost five years, and that ho can prove a loss to the Gov ernment of $443,800. He will also say that Judge Davis at first urged prosecution strenuously, and that afterward he asked District Attorney Bliss for half of the moiety, and was very angry be cause the Collector refused to compromise for 8271,000. Charles G. Hampton, the alleged Pittsburgh bond-robber, was brought up in the Court of Oyer and Terminer to-day, before Judge Brady, on a writ of habeas corpus, and discharged. Ho was immediately rearrestod while in the court room by tbe Deputy Sheriff, on a requisition of Gov. Hartranft, of Pennsylvania. No sOoncr bad tho Sheriff and CoL Whiteley got possession of their prisoner than it was determined to has ten him to Pennsylvania in order to prevent another habeas corpus. Hampton was hand cuffed and placed with a Secret Service officer and two Deputy Sheriffs inside a close carriage. Another detective mounted with the driver, and the carriage was driven rapidly up Broadway, the destination being Col. Whitley’s office inßleccker street. From here it was proposed to rnsh Hampton across to Jersey City and into tho cars. Jude on Jarvis, order-of-arrest clerk, spied a car riage following the detectives and prisoner. In stantly it occurred to him that it contained a lawyer fortified with a second writ of habeas cor pus. He sprang into a hack with two deputies and started m pursuit. Tho three drivers lashed their horses into a run, and an excited crowd followed, speculating as to the cause. The car riages, however wore driven at such a speed that the crowd was soon distanced. Tho prisoner was safely conveyed to the depot and placed on tho train for Pittsburgh with a brace of officials. The defense in the matter of the investigation into George Francis Train’s mental condition opened this afternoon. The court-room was crowded to overfiowing ; and the spectators were kept in a state of continual merriment over the description given by the witnesses of Train’s conduct in the Tombs. Jndge Daly had to call them to order several times. Justice Dowling, Dr. Nealis, the Tombs physician, Warden John son of the Tombs, and a Tombs tract distributor named Heath, were examined. They united in saying that the prisoner was only insane in the presence of tbe examining experts and reporters, and gave it as their opinion that he has been acting a part for the purpose of se curing as extended an advertisement as possible at tbe least possible expense. Warden Johnson described how Train used to coll him back after the doctors had gone, and chuckle at the man ner In which ho had fooled them. They said that when not in the presence of visitors his conduct has been entirely rational, although he has been a great nuisance, and they want to be rid of him at the earliest opportunity. ITo the Associated Press.] New Yobk, April 23.—A motion was made to day on behalf of W. Watts Sherman to vacate tho attachment granted against his property in a suit by Mr. Fechter for 8412,000 damages for alleged breach of contract. Tho motion was based principally upon the ground that Sherman was not a non-resident, that bo was not living in London os claimed, but was on a pleasure travel ing trip on tho Continent. Tho Court reserved its decision. This afternoon, a gang of sixty ’longshoremen refused to allow a gang of New York men to go to work on tho steamer Pembroke, at Jersey City, and at one timo a riot threatened, but tho police appeared afid prevented an outbreak. Four jurors were obtained to-day in tho trial of Bleakley for the murder of his niece. The Commissioners of Indian Affairs resumed their session this morning. B. B. Cowan, As sistant Secretary of the Interior, assisted the members of the Commission. Bids for trans portation woio received amounting to twenty-two m ail. Tho bidders were chiefly from St. Louis, Chicago, Pittsburgh, and Cbeyonne. The qnan tity to bo transported amounts to 25,000,000 pounds. Tho managers of tho Now Atlantic Cable are dissatisfied with the Hog Island approach, and contemplate bringing too cable to Brooklyn by some other way. A special Committee of tbe Board of Assistant Aldermen to-day reported that tbe fees, emol uments, and salaries of the City Chamberlain and County Treasurer ware excessive, and an outrage on the people; that the interest on the pity money shonld be added to the principal, and that the Corporation Counsel should bo in structed to recover and secure such interest to the city. WALL STREET. Review of the money* Gold* Stoclx* Bond* and Produce.Markets* Special Dispatch to The Chicago Tribune* New Yobk, April 28.—Money was easy during tho early hours at 7 per cent gold, but daring the afternoon became dearer, and advanced to 1-32 per diem before 3 o’clock. After that hour the rate declined to 7 per cent gold. Prime mercan tile paper continued in good demand at 9 to 12 per cent, though very little business was done lower than 10 per bent. STOCKS. Railway snd miscellaneous speculation was more active than on Saturday, but lower prices prevailed. Tbe decline ranged from to 3 per cent, and was most marked in Pacific Kail, St, Paul common, ‘Western Union, Union Pacific, and Harlem, New York Central, Lake Shore, Ohio & Mississippi, Bode Island, Wabash, C., C., C. & I. C., Panama, and St. Paul preferred wore % to 1 per cent lower and less active than tho shares previously named. The failure of tho Atlantic Bank had a depressing ef fect, and seemed to canae an uneasy feeling on tho Stock Exchange. Burners were afloat this afternoon in regard to additional bank troubles, bnt none of them conld be authenticated. There is talk on tho street of a movement to “twist” those who havo gone extensively "short” of tho Pacific Mail stock. Gonld, StockwoU, and Hatch are said to havo most of tho stock, and will notallow tho street to cover its "shorts" at present prices. - GOLD was weak, and price declined % per cent, with tho late dealings at about tho lowest point. The weakness was caused by the Treasury pro gramme for May, and the prospective large dis bursements by the Government. The dullness of exchange also disappoints speculators for a rise. Bosns. Governments were steady on small business. PRODUCE, For flour the inquiry was more general, and low medium grades were firmer. Choice family grades ruled quiet but firm. Sales, 8,600 hrla; receipts, 15,783 brls. In wheat tho absence of freight-room checks business. The demand is in part for milling, but mainly for export, with some demand for future; SO,OOO hn No. 2 Mil waukee reported for tho last half of Jane at C 1.62, Bales, 67,000 bn: receipts, 26,000 bo. Fork was very quiet, and prices for whole sale lots unsettled. New mess, in a jobbing way, is quoted at $19.00,with about 10 or 50 brls sold at the higher fl-mro. For future delivery no transactions. Beceipts, 632 packages. Cut meats wero gen erally very quiet, and prices for full lots more or less nominal. Dry salted shoulders are nominal at 7e; pickled hams, HW@l3c, as to weight: do bellies,. 10>£o for 12 lbs, and 10c for 14 tbs. .Re ceipts, 1,081 packages. Bacon was mod erately active and rather easier, - with sales of 100 boxes long clear on the spot at 9J£c, and 200 tes short clear do at 10e*« Lard was quiet and weak. Western is held at 9Kc spot aud for April, and 9 7-16 c for May. , About 150 tea city sold at 9c gold. For future delivery, 250 tea for July sold at 10c. June is offered at 9j£c. Receipts, 3,043 pkgs. THE ATLANTIC BANK. Additional Details of tbe Great Defal cation—Xlie Criminality of tlie Presi dent and Directors—Meeting* of De positors—A .Thorough Investigation Ordered by the Comptroller of tho Currency* New Yolk, April 28.—Angry depositors gathered around tho. doors of tho Atlantic Bank this morning, but were refused admission by tho police. Many and load imprecations were •gratuitously bestowed on the Presi dent, Directors, and' everybody connected with tho institution. One man deposited 8900 a few - minutes before 3 o’clock on Saturday afternoon. He was particularly loud in his denunciation of the officials. All accounts agree in stating that. { never was so rotten an institution known,, and many of the collaterals on which loans bad been made are utterly Vwurtbless. No examina tion appears to have been made for a year at least, and the Directors were until quit© recently satisfied that all was going on well. It is stated, that on Friday afternoon one of the officers sus pected something was wrong, and threatened to jnako an examination. The Cashier la reported to have-defied him, and started to xptum to the bank, but the other got there before him, and locked up certain securities which might other wise have been appropriated by Taintor. While tho hooks belonging to the Clearing-House Asso cirtion have been below their reserve for tho past few weeks, the figures famished by tbe Atlantic have shown, on analysis, an excess, and* in hut Saturday’s statement $86,100 is reported as special when not a dollar was la the vault. Many persons are of opinion that no reliance can be placed upon the statement of the default ing Cashier, that the stealing has been con tinued for several years. They believe it was a square steal, and took place within a brief period. The President succeeded, on Saturday, in stopping 870,000 which was to have been paid to tho Cashier by a party who had sold for him stolen bonds and other securities to that amount, which has therefore been saved to the creditors. It is believed that Taintor has most of the stolen funds in his pos session, and that he will yet offer to compro mise. On Thursday last, a gentleman,who is a stock holder and was formerly a Director in the bank, gave an order to a broker to sell his stock on Friday, and he could probably have obtained 93 per cent for it, the par value being 875. On Friday the gentleman countermanded the order, saying that he thought he would hold on until July, as a dividend might be paid then, notwithstanding the fact that none had been paid for nearly two years. Now. this gen tleman has not only lost his stock, but will be called upon to put up 100 percent of it to satisfy the depositors. It is stated that tho President, Mr, Southworth, is ruined by tbe collapse. At a meeting of the depositors teniay, Mr. Fuller, Chairman, said that he had seen Taintor this morning, who stated that tho officers of the bank hod been aware of the condition of affairs for more than a year; that at least 8100,000 with their knowledge had been carried in the sus pense account for a year. Dr. Cutting expressed the opinion that Tain tor had squandered the great bulk of his specu lations within the past few days. Special Dispatch to The Chicago Tribunt* Washdjotok, D. C.. April 28.—Tho news of the defalcation of the Cashier of tho Atlantic National Bank, New York, has created consid erable stir at tho Treasury Department. The Comptroller of the Currency will cause a thor ough investigation to be made of the condition *of the bank, and its* manner of doing business previous to the confession of tho Cashier. Much surprise is expressed that the Government Bank Examiner, in his examina tions, did not discover something wrong. The defalcation was not a sudden one, but has been carried on for some time. It is stated that, had the Bank Examiner performed his defy properly, he could not have failed to detect tbe Cashier. It is ascertained that the Bank Examiner in his last report represented the bank in an impaired condition. (To th* Associated Press,} New Tons, April 28.—“ No farther informa tion ” is the answer given to all inquiries at the Atlantic Bank, where Mr. Strong is endeavoring to disentangle tho confused accounts. The greater number of depositors who called at the bank this morning appeared to have lost but small amounts, and none of those' painful scones occurred so often seen where large sav ings banks suspend. Taintor, tbe defaulting Cashier, is married and respectably connected. His friends say that his defalcations wero prompted by a desirb to serve tho bank, and that he erred through ambition, and not bydishonest intent. At the meeting this morning of the Clearing House sad conference committees of tbe Clear ing House Association, the bank was suspended from the privileges of the Association. A full meeting of the Clearing House Association will bo held this afternoon, and the bank will be ex pelled. There was a slight flurry in Wall street during the morning hours, in consequence of the defal cation in the Atlantic National Bank, hut prices were not much affected. The misfortunes of the bank are regarded as tho conseqnence of imposing upon the Cashier duties that should have been discharged by other officers. ■ Presi dent Southworth was formerly in the grocery trade, and bankers and brokers say that, if ho was a failure as a grocer, be is not likely to be a suc cess as a financier. Charles E. Strong has been appointed Receiver of the Atlantic National Bank. Taintor, tho defaulting Cashier, was taken be fore United States Commissioner Osborne to day, but, not having counsel, and not making ap plication for release on bail, was returned to the Ludlow Street Jail. Among the prominent cofferers by the Atlan tic Bank defalcation are Bewolls Borrows, a wealthy merchant of Albion, N. Y.. who had 8100,000 of the stock. A large number of the depositors of the bank held a meeting this after noon, J. A. Fuller presiding, and a resolution was adopted for the appointment of a committee of five to co-operate with the Receiver of tho bank, and to report to the depositors all obtainable information concerning the affairs of the institution. A number of speeches wore made, in which much indignation was man ifested against tho defaulting Cashier. Several criticisms were also passed on the other officers of the bank, to whose lack of vigilance the ac complishment of the frauds was attributed. Opinions were expressed that Taintor still re tained a largo amount of the money obtained by him; also that the frauds had not extended through years, aa he asserted, hut were matters of the lest few days or weeks. The meeting ad journed subject to tbe call of the Chairman. ■Washington, April 28.—The Atlantis National Bank was examined in February and October. 1872. The reports of the Examiner show that tbe capital of the bank was seriously impaired. The Comptroller of the Currency directed that no farther dividends should he declared ; and accordingly no dividends were made during the year 1872. Bad debts to the amount of $32,400 were charged off during the same year. The defalcation is supposed to have occurred fromtbeusoof.the special deposits and collat erals by the Cashier. - •‘Bead Agents’> Abroad* Tiuoisia, Nev., April 28.—Tho stage from Hamilton for Plocbe, was robbed last night near Hamilton; Tho driver was killed by three men painted as Indians and having gunny-sacks over their heads. The stage had five passengers, none of whom were molested. No resist ance was offered. , The driver stopped when ordered, and handed out tho Wells & Fargo treasure-box. It is supposed the fatal shot was fired unintentionally through tho nervousness of one of the robbers. Tho loss to tbe express company Is small. A number of Indiana have accompanied parties of whi tee, trailing tbe rob bers. ' Tbe Labor Question. New York, April 28.—Another secret meeting of the Bt. Crispin and German Shoemakers' Societies was held to-night, hnt no general action was decided npon. It was rumored that two houses having declared their intention of not considering the question of NUMBER 253. increasing the pay of their workmen, the latter struck to-day. An early and general strike u not considered probable. Efforts are being made to got the German Shoemaker®.* Societies to act in full accord with the St. Crispins Socie ties. St. Louis, April 23.—Between fifty and sixty Chinese haring been sot at work In the cooper shop of Jaynes & Co. to-day, considerable indig' nation was manifested by the coopers, and a number of thorn entered the shop and intimated that a strike would occur, but there being a strong force of police on the ground, no demonstra tion was made, and tho.probabilities are that no disturbance will result. There are now nearly one thousand Chinese engaged in various occi> pations in this city. THE NORTHERN PACIFIC. Organization of an Expedition of Uni ted states Troops to Protect tlxG Northern Pacific Railway .Engi neers. Washington, April 23. —An expedition will bo organized to bo assembled at anu in readiness to depart from Fort Rico, Dakota Territory, on tho 15th of Juno next, for the protection of tho engineering parties of the Northern Pacific Rail road in making surveys for the location of the lino of that * road between the IDs-* souri River and the Rocky Mountains, The expedition will be constituted as follows: First, a battalion of ten companies of tho Seventh Cavalry, under command of the Lieu tenant-Colonel of the regiment; second, a bat talion of ten companies of infantry, four of the Eighth Regiment and six of the Ninth Regiment, under command of Liout-Col. L. P. Bradley, of the Ninth Regiment; third, a battalion of five companies of the Twenty-second Infantry, under command of tho senior Captain. . Two. of tho companies are to be drawn from Fort Randall; two from Fort Solly, and designated by the respective Poßi’Commandera ; fourth, a battalion of four companies of the Seventeenth Infantry, two from Fort Bice, one from Fort Lincoln, and one from Camp Hancock, nnder tho command of Mai. R. E. Grafton, of the Seventeenth Infantry; fifth, the detachment of seventy-five scouts au thorized by special orders from the Department of Dakota, and, in addition, five scouts each from Forts Totten and Wadsworth, to be se lected by the respective Post Commanders from those of their commands who accompanied laot year's Yellowstone expedition ; sixth, a de tachment of artillery sufficient to man two Rod man rifled gnns, to bo commanded by an officer selected and detailed by the Commander of the expedition. The men of tho detachment will be selected from a battalion of tho Seventeenth or Twenty-second Infantry hereinbefore desig nated as a portion of tho expedition. Cob dTo, Stanley, of the Twenty-second Infantry.ig assign ed the command of the expedition. Exciting such staff officers as may hereafter be assigned to him, he will select the requisite staff from Mb command. Tho expedition will leave Fort Rice with sixty days* subsistence and forage. Subse quent arrangements will be made for a further supply, either from a depot to be established on the Yellowstone or from Fort Buford. Over 200 six-mule teams will accompany the ex pedition. A special order also authorizes the employment of mechanics, and is specific in detail as to the movements of the expedition, subsistence, and other neces saries for its comfort and safety. The ammuni tion allowance is fixed at 200 rounds per man oi cavalry and infantry. Tho expedition will nP main in the field until the 15th of October, if its services are required for that length of time, and may, at the discretion of the commanding officer, be kept out until tbo Ist of November, out not later. This expedition has been organized by Gen. Terry, commanding tho Department of Dakota, under instructions of the General of the Army. METEOROLOGICAL. Signal Service Bureau Report* and Prognostications* Chicago, April 2S—IOJB p. m. The following reports have been received from the places mentioned below: Station, Bar, Thr Wind, Weather . Breckinridge... Buffalo Cairo Chicago Cincinnati..... Cleveland Cheyenne Davenport Denver Detroit Doluth Escanaba Fort Garry Keokuk. LaCrosse. Marquette. Milwaukee Omaha Pembina......... St. Paul .Toledo Yankton Calm. E., light. N., gentle. Calm. K. W., gentle. E., fieeh. 3., fresh. Calm. 3., gentle. E., gentle. N. W., gentle. Calm. Calm. 29.63 39.94 29.90 29.84 29.91 29.95 29.91 29.87 29.87 29.93 Calm. S., fresh. Calm. 8. W., light. jCalm. I Calm. i N., gentle, IE., gentle. ;K. E., fresh. Washtnotoit, April 23.— The storm area now extending from the Ohio Valley to Tennessee will probably move northeastward quite rapidly. For Southwest Tennessee and the Gulf States, excepting occasional rain to-night, cloud? and clearing weather, southwesterly and northwesterly winds, and slightly diminished temperature. For the South Atlantic States, rain to-night, followed by clearing and partly cloudy weather, with southeasterly, and south westerly winds, and increasing pressure on Tues* day. For the Middle States and Lower Lakes, northeasterly winds, falling barometer, warmer, threatening, and rainy weather. For the North west and Upper Lakes, and thence southward to Kentucky and Missouri, occasionally light rain, northwesterly winds, partly cloudy and clearing weather. For Canada and Now England t in creasing cloudiness, falling barometer, winds varying to northeasterly, and rain by Tuesday. Litzzjs Book. Ark., April 28.—A severe storm of wind and hail passed over this city last night and again to-day. THE INDIANS. BcportedFlghtingßetweenibo United States Troops and the BlaclUfcet Ia« dians—Nothing of Intrest from fc tho Modoc*. Toronto, April 28.— A special from Fort Garry, Manitoba, says that Boberts, from the interior, states that there has been fighting between the American troops and the Blackfeet Indians, and that a large number of the Americans were killed; It is feared that tbta is the beginning of trouble in tho Blackfeet country. Tho Indians of Fort Sully are those who crossed the line to the number of 7,000 or 8,000, and threaten the interior settle* ments and Manitoba. San Francisco, April 28.—Nothing important has been received from the lava-bed since the 20th, when Lieut. Leary's company was at tacked near Camp Donald McKay. Ee ports say the Modocs arc encamped at the base of the mountains at the south end of the lava-beds. The troops ore now divided into three companies. Cant. Thomas has left with the Twenty-sixth Cavalry and the Warm Spring Indians to reconnoiter the vicinity of the Mo doc position. Lieut. Eagan is convalescent, and nearly all the cavalry horses are sick. Later —A special courier arrived at Treks late last night from the lava-bod. The opinion pre vailed at headquarters that the Modocs will not make another stand, but break up in small par ties. They must be hunted in detail, making on all-summer’s work for the cavalry. Gen. Jefferson C. Davis and staff reached Yreka in the afternoon, and with Gen. Hardie will leave for the lava-bed to-morrow. There is a rumor from Hot Spring Valley that a- settler, named Wagner, was murdered by the Ett Biver Indians. • So particulars. Special Dispatch to The Chicago Tribune . Omaha, April 28.—Capt. Hawley, of the Third Cavalry, reports from Sidney Barracks that the stock stolen recently on the South Platte has been recovered. His command failed to find any traces of Little Thunder’s band. The Kantai Farmers Moving. Fort Scott, Kan., April 28.—A largo and en thusiastic meeting of the farmers of Bourbon County was held in this city on Saturday, for the purpose of forming a Grand Central Council of the granges of the comity. Res olutions were passed denouncing monopolies, condemning the Congressional hack-pay steal, and censuring the action of the lost Legislature in passing the mortgage exemption act. About twenty Granges are organized in the country, with memberships of between 800 and 400, and new ones ore being formed nightly. The farmers ore thoroughly wakened, up and ore terribly in earnest. Clear. Fair. Clear. Cloudy. Threata’g. Fair. Cloudy. Clear. Cloudy. Fair. Clear. Eight rain. Fair. Fair. Tbreatn’g. Light rain. Clearing. Clear. Fair. Clear. Fair. Clear.

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