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.. Beyan, Nov 12, 1872
Batleaoa conatj; Giddinga' ma
jority four hundred and ninety four.
Milam county, six hundred and
fifty, and all other Democrats aver-
age about the satoe except Willie and
Mills, who are running ahead of their
ticket. The majorities for Austin for
the Capital are Burleson nine hundred
and Milam, Dine imifdred and fifteen;
Brtz >a eleven hundred and eighty-
six. ' -" ,v •'
Calvjbet, Nov 12,1872.
The entire vote of Robertson
county is as follows: Greeley 1188;
Grant 1079; Willie 1223; Mills 1196;
Giddings 1190; Norton 1083; L D.
Evans 1083: A J Evans 1092. For
Capital, Houston394; for &netin 1750.
Browhsville, Nov 12 1872.
8tarr county 26 majority. Repub-
licau. tor President and Congress..
Legislature—Downing 277; Wads-
worth 154; Snjac 149; Powers 131);
Gilpin 128; Toms 12. For amend-
ment277; for Capital at Austin 191;
for Houston 51.
Hidalgo county. Democratic major-
ity for President 22; for Legislature
28; tor Capital 137; for Amendment
137. " Bekle.
M&eshall, Nov 12,
Grant 2374; Greeley 782; Ifottcn
aud Evans same as Grants Willie
802; Mills 792. For Congreeg^SnaUh
2283; Hertidoo, Democrat 803. -Fur
Capital—Houston 2755^ Austin 292;
Waco 39. For Amendment 2610
The majority in the copnty *8 l&rge'y
for the Radicals. Nothing definite
from the adjoining counties*
. ■ J.'MV Calvih,
Refugio county, vote is aa follows 2
4^&Tanfc<8;.Willie 134; M-illa 183; Han-
cook 183; Hutchison 80; Finlay 156i
Grothouse 25; Thurmond 144; Payno
"179; Kleberg 183; 'Up tun 45 For
Austin .181* Houston For Amend
ipentl43; against 1.■ v Aransas
VOL, XXXV1U— NO. 30. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1872. ESTABLISHED 1834
134; Grant 69. CongreBB at large-
Willie 136; Mills 135; Evans 67; Nor-
ton 67. Congress, 1st District—
Herndon 138; Smith 63, Legislature
—Watts 436; Armstrong 129; Ford
131; J. H. McRae 59. District At-
torney—Simpson 96, Priest 16; Rus-
sell 67. For Capital—Houston 109,
Austin 77, Constitutional amend-
ment 107; agaiust amendment 19.
Sheriff—Chambers 151; Grifith 38.
Treasurer—Wallis 125; Moore 4,
Navasota, Nov. J3, 1872,
Grimes county 'returns are kept
baok. One of the Judges refuses to
sign the certificate tor the reason that'
the ballot box has beaa staffed to the
extent of one hundred red tickets.
All of the Judges were Radicals.
Dont fcnow nyhen we will get the
official vote. J. F. B.,
Navasota, Nov. 13.
The official vote of Grimes coutity
just received, which are aa follows :
Republican Electors 1510; Demo-
cratic Electors 1047. Congress, State,
at large, Willie 1073; Mills 1073;
Nortou 1510; Evans 1510; Third
Dia ries, Giddings 1072; A. J. Evans
1510. For Capital, Austin 1793;
Houston 729; Waco 14, For the
amendment 2151; against amendment
Election passed off quietly*
8am Antqkio. Nov 12
; j£T '-> " '
Burnett county—Greeley 176; Grfcys
54; O'Conpor 20. , For Congress.
Willie antS * Mills' 208; Norton and
Evans 52. Foqctti Drs*ric£, Hancock
206; Hutchison 52. For Legislature.
Senate, King, Democrat, 193; Van
Sivck, Republican, 32- K^pf^aenta^
tivea—Beitito 201* Denton 192; Hoff-
man 190;'Tivey . 186 . Democrats-*-
Leeke 35;Sweller 39 Re public a a. For
the Capitals-Austin 263; Huaston 1.
For Amendment 32; against it 193
v Palestine, Nov. 12.
Anderson county has s?iveo a Dem-
ocratic majority of 160: total vote
polled 2022; for S -".ate capital Houston
"1194, Austin* 69f>, Waco .32. The
official teturns tor Anderson county
give 500 Democratic majoi isy; and a
majority for Houston. Van Z*nt
county gives 150 Democratic majority
electing a Democratic Senator and
Representatives to the Legislature.
Democrats are firing anvi s and bon
flees illuminate the town demoastrat
ing fcTtat joy over tb ir victory aud
for good reason; • J H 'Morrison' the
meanest Radioal in the State is de«
eated for Senator. Ewmo.
Dallas, Nov. 13, 1872
The following, is the vote.of Fan-
nin county: Greeley 617; Grant 3ol.
Congress at. large, WiHte 655; Mills
654; Evans 355) Norton 357. Con-
gress. s^oosd° district, McLsan 662;
Minor.353 , For Legislature, Cua-
«tn^amr,~'D«biecrat G58, 'Sam" D&yr
D iuocras 666; E. J'. Sheltou, Demo-
crat 637; M, L. Armstrong 357$; J. U
Nustely 12; jBraoger 120. District
Atto^ey, J Wbitmoie,' 'Democrat
628; G. D. -Warren 36 Foe State
Capital, AaStm 946; Houston 39;
Waco 9. For Amendment 791;
agsjjm:t 49. , Stick in the Mod,
The following ia the vote of Collin
county.: Greedy 667; Grant 176;
O'Connor 46. Congress at large-
Mills "803: Willie 767 Evans 177;
Norton 179. Congress, Second D;s>
lict-r-MeLeao 789, Miner .176, For
State Capital—Austfn 930; Houston
59; Waco 4, For Amendment 730;
against amendment 136.
Adstui, Net 13,
Greeley electors—Travis com
1274; Grant 1190; Willie 1336; MilU
1329; N>rroo 1195; Evans 1210; Hau-
cock 1427; Hutchison 1169. For Cap-
ital for AQstin '2591; f-k H iuston 17;
Waeo 1. Amendment 69c; against
Amendment 1141, SheUy 1153;
Davidson 1210. Repreeeata ives
Hollingsworth 1326; Westfall 1347
R- seboro 1163; Davenport 1264
Democrats. Quick 1230; Willi?, (&.1)
1093; Haguie 1116; CoaUey 788^ Roen
394 District Attorney Martin Dem
1084; Trigg, Radical 1423. Jernigan
elected County Treasurer. Byah.
The following is the vote of Tar-
rant county: Ghee'ey, 5T4, Gram
115; for Congress at Large, Mills
6B6, Willie,"632, Norton, 114, Evans
114; lor Congress, second District,
McLean, Democrat 633, M^ner, Rad-
aa', 83; for Representatives, Van
Zandt, Dem 660, Brown, Dem 592,
Chambers, Dem 595, Miller, Rad
126; for' District Attorney, Auft,
Detu 617, Kay, Rad 101; for State
Capital, Austin, 651, Houston- IT,
Waco, 11 j for the Amendment 469,
against 12. "
ASSOCIATED PRESS MSPATCHE S
Libeftt, Nov 13
Official vot« of Chsrobers county is
follows ; For President—Greeley
Cincinnati, Nov 12--Tiie borne
disease is increasing t>ourly. . It is
ft-ared on to-morrow all wo< k borles
in the «i .y wili be disabled. ,
Cnio^go, ^i.v 12-^A ^hundred
thousand dot-art*, unexpeude;! from
the etifirity of the world, is directed
to be sent to Boston.
Cairo, Nov 12- An nnki own negro
was taken ffim the Blandville, ICy,
jail, and hanged for rape.
Meroohia, Nov 12"-Tbe Boston
6re had a marked effect on business.
All cotton orders were counter-
Worcester, Nov 12— Tne Peoples'
Insurance Company lost half a
million dol!a<s I<s policies are
called in to; caueeliation.
The 3t%trt Insnranoe Com-
pany lost a qnarter of a million
dollars, and ha« Hiinpended. Oiiler
companies in tnie city continue.
Boston, 12:1%) a. m.
The streets now are perfectly
quiet; 250 so'dipra patrol t!>*
st eetsand any oije not having offinal
authority from the commanding
< ffio^r is p«rmittc<i to p^ss tl « linep
nt infmtry. One man who attempted
to enter a store on Wiijter street, and
whort fusrd to leave after being ra
pecedly ordered away, started
to run when about to be ar-
rested and was shot by one of
the guards; extention lines ot hoes
are wretched ell over the ruins and
engines are stationed at almost every
hydrant ready at a moment to be
worked it occasion should require
At points where persons are known
to have been buried in the 'ruins
tbs ruins are being cooled
with water preparatory to digg*
iDg out the corpses of the vic-
tims. Immense piles of coal are at
the Russia wharf; about one hundred
tons is still on fire; the city authon
ties have granted to- dry goods m r
chants the previlege ot uairsg the
Common aa a repository for such of
their property an ia saved for tempo-
Three men were discovered in an
attempt to break into a room of the
Parker House, bat msde their escape.
It is rumored that a drunken wretoh
late in the evening attempted to set
fire to the gas house near Charier
town bridge, nd wao seized by an in«
furiated erowd acd unceremoniously
hanged up to a lamp post.
Three men were buried under a
tailing wall on Washington street,
leaving only their heads visible. All
efforts made to rescue taem from the
horriole position were unavailing, and
in a few moments after the remainder
of the wall tell, crushing and burying
them from sight.
It is estimated th^t nearly ten
thousand girls are thrown out of em-
ployment by the the fire.
It is known tnat thirty lives have
Detachments of the First and
recond regiiiieuw are quartered in
the old South Chnrch This build-
ing has not been thus used since
the British officers were quartered
there in the Revolution, nearly one
jhundred years ago. ■ ••. '-
Sjz uieu were aries'ed this ujorii'
•iu£ in the northern part ot th^ oity,
caught in the act of firing bu*'dingy
oy kindheg bo .!^fife#t in the rea'.
The streets are p;irtoiled by ui«
tnilitary.v L - ^ •1 >r* ' '•
Midnight, Nov li >«Sifiam engines
are. busy ty-nigi>t playing on the
debjis. All the street 'leading
thereto are strictly guarded. Al-
though the city in dark and'gldoiny,
there being no gas, large- crowds
hover in the-^ici ,ity <of the ruins.
, New York, Nov i2«-Sqatih &-Wes
son's pistobagency has fieeu- r'obbed
ot" $3000i ' • ■-.-■••• ;
The papers here tftke a morfe
cheerful view a's to the results,
fin tnoially &od ntharwf^e9 nf tite
Bosfcoa £re. Ia the'shoe and leather
trade thare is a, prevailing impreSM
sion that no htxrmtul results to the
trade can follow, as prices were at
a very low point -before the fire.
Several . Bos-ioo- men are already
here, who have bought. new stocks,'
and will rebuild inuuS'iiatelz. - \
In the wool trade it is staled
that none of the New York houses
are disastrously affected. Theactua!
sufferers will be the public at large,
as all kinds of woolen goods wiU' ba
advanced in price, it ia expected,
from 30 to 40 per cent. Several
New York firms are congratulating
themselves upon the necessary de-
flection of the wool trade from Bos-
ton <0 New York. , c
Several New York detectives have
gone to Boston to aid the authorities
t&erein arres ing New York thieves.
Toe Bulletiu says of the-, wool
market: "Tbe dealers here're-
cently sold heavily to Boston mer-
chants, but tbe wookis.still mostly
held here, or ia in transit, thus es-
caping distruction Only a small
amount of Boston paper < n account
jf wool transactions i<4 held here,
and no fears are entertain }d here
that other than art exswnsiou of time
will be necessary ou uia^nring Miis
A. ;>art\ai , suspension of th« wo it
traae f.. r a <#«ek is expected lintil
iMsuranoe balances are perfected,
wheu the market will be more active
than before the fire-" In the dry
goods trade, tbe s*uia paper says,
t^ere is much confusion and uncer-
tainty, owing to the non-reception
•if letters from B >st.n, bat nb grea
uneasiness is manifested.
<. In the hide aud leatner trade there
in au entire absence of auy pauic
The gene al impression that the
market will simply remain steady.
In inebiot aud sa^e trails no
crisis is auticipate.1, tpe sentiment
buing that all Bost in d+a'ers are
still in good standi'ig, aud only an
exiension'ot time will be hecessary.
Tbe Bo-(ton buyers who appeared
nere yesterday were cheeri'nl, acid
given all the credit they askyd for*
Nf v Ymrk Nov, 12 —T^e 8U"pwsi<m
of R P Herrick and A E Lory is an-,
nonnced tp-d y ir( vfall i tri Ht in
addition to those ot Trnat & Co,
S'ewari & Mattisoo, H C Cro?s, W Gr
Rieck, E D Dibble, and W T Heve-
lerson laet evening; none of them are
One of Adams' Exprra* civs wa*
hnrnt at Newark tfiia a. o c mten's
consisting of forty th uisnd dollars
worth ot nitlis destroyed.
Wall street is more qni«t to-day
&H.1 mailed br an entire absancw ot
«*citeojea? Speoie edgieeiutints for
to nioirow, $l,0Qi),0U0. Cun Suprfme
Cphrt to^day appointed J Kade as
the receiver ot the >l#ternational
cooipaay The Cashier oi the Qold
Exchange Bank is a defaulter to the
aminount of $15 009.-
Poughkeepsie, Nov. 12 —The De
pot# of the Hudson River Rail Road
are fined with freight from lack of
houses. The Malady is uti,ll spread-
ing; many deaths are reported.
Pittsburg. Sov. 12. The Citizens oil
refinery with 300 barrels of refined oil
Harrisbnrg, Nov. 12. TTrn W Moritz
ia ^elected. President of the Constitutional
Washington, Nov 12—The Presi
deijt has pardoned Appleton M
Smith, who was taken to Fort V^ar-
reu|in 1861. It being alleged that,
as a snip agent in New York, he
hadjfaided in fitting out vessels en-
gaged in the slave trade. From the
ior<| he was transferred to a Boston
jat^.. and while., legal proceedings
were?pending, he escaped, and ever
^tHi|0 has been u fugitive. About a
year ago a paper was signed fyy a
iaipfe number of gentlemen asking
tli%:Fresideut to pardon him, accom-
panied by documents tending to
bhow, Ms innocence of the oharge.
The prasenee of aa.iferous metal
in Yirginia, in the neighborhood of
the Potomac, Rappahannock, and
otftfiSstreams, as well as in the foot
of Ijie hiils ot the Blue Ridge, has
lob|f/beeu knowo, but the location
o$®©romiuent quartz mine and reef
has not been thorodghiy demons
st^^d until lately. For a y«Jar
past parties of experience have been
eu'g^ged in developing a mine near
Ke^'s Ford, five miles from Rap-
sk station,' in the ueigho6ri
boo^of weli known placer deposits;
the^have fotsnd a series of well de-
i-biari?)g veins located in
id thiee^uarters of a mile
ie riviir. The surface rdck of
osed jtjuarts bears strict re-
iiJeto oso taken ont in the
^districts of California. ' A
ighty feeX deep cuts three
• depth of 15, 45 aud T5
rock worth from $60
?i>. The deposit seems
of veins, showing free
' not ante
every $aiag giVe Evidence of per
mafaencj. * v "
vNote-i-The neCv^Vdiscovered gold,
mined in-Virginia iie 25 miles south.
\>f the Manassas battle ground, and
about 30 miles north of ffoTdoas*
Viile,- Virginia. y- '
Raleigh, ; Now 12;-. Tho_ Coroner's
jury rendered a verdict So-day ib she
case <tf Rev. Dr. Brinfion Snaich, sup*
posed to have been pofaoaed bj^ his
iamily oa the ;tires of Oocober, that
the deceased J. Brip-ton Smith, onuie
ta ti? deasb on th>> morning ot the 1st
of October, 1.822, ir^m the effects of
'strychnine ma«lo in-a dose of Seidiitz
Powdere, Mmiciar-area b? Francis L.
Mahp, and that- Mary- E, Smith was
the custodian of the key ot the closet
in winch was found th3 poisonous
drug. Mrs. Mtnn ia the daughter of
Mrs.'Saaith. the wife ot tbe deceased.
Dr- Smith was an Episcopal clergy-
man and .President of St. Angu3Une
college of tois city. The affair has
caaeed great exciuemexit, as aiL parties
he.'d high social positions. Mrs. Smith
and Ma'ou was committed' to t<he
county jail this evening. Application
will be made by their counsel tor their
release on a writ of habeas corpus.
The seotiments of the community is
divjded aa to the guilt of the parties;
the Btijm.ach and brain of the diseased
were examined by Dr, Guth, of Phila-
delphia, upon whose professional
opinion the jury rendered its verdict
St. Louis, Nov 12—A. dispatch from
Port Oibson says Louis Downing,
principal chief of the Cherokee nation
died at Tatleqaah, Saturday last.
Cincinnati, Nov IsS —•'Two new b^il*
©rain Ba>*rn, Bonnels & Co's., roll-
ing mills, at Youngtown, Ohio, ex-
ploded, killing two and barling three,
Seirns, Nov 12..First day uf the
Fair was a grand bnacesa, A largd
crowd was on the grounds, iJon. R.
t'ombs telegraphs uw wil! reach Selma
to-morrow and will speaS Tuesday.
Londou, N iy. 12 —All the London rnorn-
ing payors exprt^s thft deepest sym^nihy
to the suff rers by the conflagration in dosu
ton, ,'1'li.ey actribuca lU-j iirpafr- <it6d,<Hur to
ba<l miUj 4emBUC of the Are dep^rtmeut.
piiliee aud oianioipal autlioriueH uf inuc
steamship Helvetia, which sailed
from New York on the 23;1 ot Oc:«oer
for Lundou, eacouuierod severe
weather wheu nearing ths Euglisb
coast, on Friday Ja*c, while off Port-
land. Here machinery broke, but she
succeeded, however, in reaching toe
Isle of Wight, when she became uu-
uiaoageabU) aod drifted rapidly
rowards the French eoaat. As
Cberboury came in wij<ht the antiery
of her olficrtrs becitue v«ry graat;
they were nuable to re^aiu centre!
ov«?r the *otiit«ne'£ m.tvemetus aud
were ia danger of boiog dri «o
!<hore. V/hea within uae hundred
mile of Cnerboury they thiv.w up
rockets aod inide or.h^r signals of
distress, but they wnre^nat nayco.d
l^or uu itei v'vthe wiud eh +ugsd au 1 th«
steamer bega'i to ruu bet He i down
the chttu.iel. i'ue sreuui t fc.th <i oumo t<
her addititaude and while r.ryi a to givn fu r
a tow vhn iuro a boat which bad beeij
i U'><5ued Ni)y lb^ HeUeti.t. the bo,ir, w.m
fliHsh^d to ji"ces-JiKl one mau whs killed
fiiA tW0iijju\«l. The tielvuti was ftiiaU^H
towed into F^j'.oata, 9rnving%here t«-«layfl
Toe Norwegian bark Dogmar,
wb oh sailed from New York for
Qu. «nstowui for orders, October
18th, was abandoned at ssa on tne
8th instant, in a sinking condition
Toe crew was rescued by the offi-
cers and crew- of "the steamship
Idaho, after much diffieuhy, by
means of life boats, aod landed at
Oueenstown,. last evening.
The American fleet will winter in
tbe Mediterranean. The flagship and
a corvette will remain at Marseilles
and other vessels of tbe fleet at
Touloa and Ville Franoh,
Geneva, Noy 12— The elections
for Grand Council took place last
Sunday. The action of the govern-
ment in removing Mermilieod from
his bishoprjc, aod forbidding htm to
exercise his Episcopal functions
within the diocese, was made ft test
qaestion. The government was
sustained by a vote of 8&00, against
CincinnaSi. Nov 13—The malady is
spreading. Only tour or five deaths.
The. horses attacked on Friday ap<<
peared to be recovering.
Freights are accumulating at the
river aod railroad depots. The
American Express Company use
A dispatch from Parsons, Kauaas,
says the Missouri, Kansas and Texas
Railroad is now completed to within
eleven miles of Red River bridge
across that stream, and ie rapidly
building. The Texas Central Rail-
road will be completed to Dsnnison
by the 1st of January next, The gap
between the two. roads is now only
42 miles, shipments' of cotton and
cattle are, increasing every, day, and
the &uaiaesa of this season will ex-
ceed two thousand head of cattl-3 and
thirty thousand bales oi cotton.
New York, Nov 13—The steamer
Arizona is over due. i- 1
' The Government sues tbe German
bank for $40,700 unpaid taxes and
$5000 penalty for fuilure' to report.
A receiver has been appointed for
the International Insurance Company.
A'Correspondent telegraphing from
Hermoaa, Cuba; of tbe 9'h tost., eays :
I havejdat returned from the camp of
the Cub^n leader Moranel Agrienate.
Their horses, ammunition aod
are ia very f*ir condition, but.,
nition is scarce; commissary
abundant except coffee.
Fire Department, has iaapec
burned district; of Boston, and
the fire was in conseqafence ftf delay
of-the firemen in reaching the serine,
the ,nar;owpe8s of the streets which
prevented effective work, «nd the
great lisat. . He agrees with the Bo^-
ton chief chat explosion of buildisgs
by gun powder tends to spread the
conflagration^ v. \x'v
He assores the people that in thia
city there is ho likelihood of a .sim-
ilar calamity, befalling them.
A secret mseti'ng of underwriters
adopted rates of ISIO, which ad-
vance, p-eseut rates 105 per cent.
A special from Little Rock claims
Arkansas by nearly 5090 for Grant,
and twenty^eeven Republican ma-
jority on joint ballot, sectoring a
The sale of Belmoni's collection
-of foreign paintings last evening,
realized over $80,000./ • -
Tie second phase of tne malady
appeared in the large stables. It
seems to affect horses compelled to
work during the first stages of the
epizootic malady. . Symptoms of
dropsical relapse are swelling the
limbs and be'ly. Remedy used is
rubbing the parts with liuament,
composed of oamphor,hartshorn and
St. Louis, Nov 13 —Col. Grosve-
nor assumed the editorship of the
Au Indian ipolis special says the
Legislatore: convenes to«day.
Havana, Nov 13—The impression
that telegrams passing through this
Island to other places are liable to
censorship is not correci. Only the
iispatcbes originating or delivered
in Cuba are suhj ^cted to that pro-
cess The Captam Geaecal b.'4S or-
dered all parties accused of incen-
diarism to be tried hy c urt martial.
Boston, N.i? 13—Tne following was
issued this moruiug from tbe Relief
'■It h ^vlog been suggested that the
Secretary of the Treasury might issue
an additional amount of currency in
view of «nr calamity }
"Resolved, That this committee
earafsrly remonstrate against any
such issue as unwise, unnecessary and
prejudicial to the whole country.'"
A. preliminary meeting ot insurance
adja«t «rs o* leading American aud
Sfulifth c-nnp*ni«s w«e he'd at the
R«vere Hnu-'e. E G. Ba^sott, of th*
(E fa aod Hariford^Chairmin, and
HI H w* rs,,of the North British, S«e«
etary. Thirtv-«it co;no*oiea were
reorei eot >d N< d< fiatse action taken.
Adjourned, sobj^ct to call of the
ft 'ai-m-in of the meeting.
Th * Governor io Esecut ve Q. uncil
thie afterr.oon ordered the Legislature
r«j meH nen Toe^d^v.
Ne York, Nov 13—T!)e Spact vtor
ha< tbe folio ing list of «uflp nd>-d
t sn «nc« companies aod the amouata,
each will prub-ibly pay:
SI VPS VCHC8ETT3 COMPANIES.
5(1 yer pent.; B >9too, GO;
' ?od7 City, 40; Eiioct, 75; Ex-
change, 40; Fanneal Hall, 50; Pir^..
man's, 35; Franklin, ii5; Howard. 2.rv
Lawrence, 50; Manufacturer^ P i
Mt-rchante', 75; Mntaai, 35; N«t^>
75; North American, 50; Peoples'. 7?.
Preeco.tt, 50; Spool ano Leseter, .V
Snlfolb, 50; Tremout, 25; W&abict. *
kkw toek compakibs. :
Humboldt, 40; International, 75
Equitable, 60; Merchants', 95.
It is estimated a quarter of a mil-
lion sides of leather was burned ia
Boston; prices here have advanced;
unfinished leather jO.and sole leather
3 to 5 per cent.;- further edvances ara
aatioipated; eheep skine are held'bigtk.
It is estimated that three ftsillititt*
pounds of wool were burned and
prices have advanced 10 per cent.
The shipments ot specie $900,000.
The suspension of Stanfield, WenU
worth & Co., dry goods and commisr
sion merchants of Boston and this city,
ie announced. It is expected they will
Tbe Sun reports tbe new District
Attorney as having decided to take
all the indictments for murder froat
the pigeon holes and try theui at offee,
there are about one hundred pigeon
bole indictments for homicide and va>
riouB grades Of manslaughter. Tim
bondsmen are mainly politicians.
There are about twenty prisoners
awaiting trial for homicide and man*
Albany, Nov 13 — The Waterford
bank was. robbed of $400,000, do trace
of the robbers.
New Orlea-is, Nov 13—Th? oity,
authorities aye considering the pro
priety of quarantining horaes ta
prevent th a epizootic epidemic.
R. H. Benners was arrested by
the Deputy United States Marshal,
and, taken before Commissioner
Shannon upon affidavit of J, EE*. .
Ingraham, charging him wiih con-
spiracy for the purpose of deoeptioa
and fraud in printing counterfeit
election tickets in aimiitude to the
Republican ticket printed and vjted *
by the Republicans of this State*. •
Benners gave bail for $10,000.
An extra of tbe Evening Times haa
the following.: ;;' •
Yesterday the returning Board met.
according to law in the Governor*!
office, to act upon the returns of the
late election. There were pre*«ht the
Governor, Lt. Governor Piaohback,
Secretary ot State Hurron and Sena-
tor Lyach. After orgaaiziug^ it wa*
moved that Lfc, Governor Plnchbaok,
haviog been a candidate in the lata
election, was ineligible to discharge
the duties of a member of the return*
ing Board. Lt. Governor Pinchbeck
acquiesced in tQin decision on the ore*
of the opinion of Chief Jaa- -
ling thassuch was the law,/
tired from the Boards
. ^ 6ion was mada ia regard^
knor Andrfrjon^ thereu^a^ i&tv.
>th sagged Sapitor '
, oatpone action iu bis case until ha ..
could reach the city.. Daring threat* ^
ting Senator Lynch C^dared his pir- ,:
pose to reject the returns from the v
parishes and polls of the city which;
were charged to be fraudulent and
illegal, it did not need this intimation
to put Gov. Warmorftn On his &n*rd- '
as to the infamous conspiracy whieb
bad been cone!need to cheat his pea*
pie of thoir rights and tdeliver-then*.,,
into'ttve hand of the Cui-omhouse cor-
morants. He w sa fully prepared tat
their plot. •
Accordingly when the B ><irdmet
to-day there wewt, present. G« .
PFarmoth, Acti(iv;- S^omiry of th
Statp, 9 >foa, Kid Senator,
Lyhch. ' The Go ver* V
ing oi the minutes, pr«^nW^ tue
certificate of Auditor Graha'h, whuff-
ing that acting Secretary of Staie^
Herron, baing a defaulter, he had
been compelled by the coustUutioa
aud law to suspend him from the
exercise of his functions on.charges
which would be enumerated to tbe -
Senate. Accordingly, Secretary of
State Herron, was requested to'
withdraw from the Board, wnioh be
did. Gov. Warmoth next presented
the commission and the evidence of
his qualificatioa8 for the office
ol Col. Jack Wharton, as the aao- >
cessor of Gen. Herronv Col Whar-
ton was io the north ante room* and
oo being sent for promptly appeared
and took hi* seat *n the Board.
uk v. V7armoth then proposed the
name of F. H. Hatch as a substitute
for Lieut, Gov. Pinchback, which
motion was adopted by the votes of
Gov. Warmoth and Secretary o£
State Wharton, Senator Lynch vot—
lc was farther moved that Darant •'
D A. Haate bs elected in piaoe of
Senator Thomas Andereon. Theuont-*
inatious were adopted by the B ;
whereupon Senator Lynch retired.
The Board b<>iog thus enno dieted ac-<
cording to law will proceed to its de*
This has b?to toiled as foil ant
in^gapns a conspiracy as wii ever
ct ncptesed to . defraud the people of
this1 State-^ f their rights and safe,
aside a lawful and honest election.
Phi* action created graat excite-,
meat in political circles. Ju Ue Dib-
ble, of the Eighth District Coart, thia.
evening issued an injancvion io favor
nf H«rri n, against Morton, CFeneat
Badger and others, restraining chaat
from interfering with Herron io rha-
discharge of his duties as As ing
ret> rv «t" Ht!\t9.
Chief J nstice Ludeling having gven
'he opinion thtit two of its members
«re ineli?ihle, it ia believed theSu«
rtreme C.iurf. will sustain Gov. War-
liKi'ii in reorganizing the retiring
Providence. Nov 13—^T^>e EquitaV®
Insurance Company, of this city, hiia
Tbe Merchants'Is^axance C^moaoy
hascaileda meetins; of stockholdefa
to de^rm'ne their future course,
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Chew, J. C. The Houston Telegraph (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 38, No. 30, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 14, 1872, newspaper, November 14, 1872; Houston, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth235017/m1/1/: accessed May 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.