6 feb 1882 nyt
hot-air Park-row Brad-street's Tarry- of to build- of A as of on in it of dwell-g by in between la Downs & Finch's shirt factorv. destrovincrht com pletely. Aaron Dawes's dentist establishment, David David Morton's blacksmith's shop. Knights of Pythias Hail ana tne awemng or Mrs. Kagee were also destroyed. The fire Is supposed to have been acci dental, -rne -rne loss is about 520,00a A store was destroyed by fire ac TJnfondale, Pen n., on Saturday. The proprietor is reported to have been burned. The people were unable to reach the spot In time to rescue him on ace ount of tne seventy 01 tne storm. Tne nre was tne wore of tramps, many of whom are now infesting that portion 01 the state. Seihler & Hebrank's extension-table extension-table extension-table fcetory. on Swann-street, Swann-street, Swann-street, near Centre Market, Baltimore, was burned vesterdav morning. The loan Is esti mated at about $8,000; insured in New-York New-York New-York offices. Brace Brothers' steam laundry afl Titus- Titus- Tille. Penn- Penn- employing 60 bands, was burned at an early hour yesterday morning. The loss U IS 13,000; Insurance, $5,000. DR. BELLOWS S GREAT POWER. EDWARD EVERETT HALE ON THE SECRET OF THE DEAD CLERGYMAN'S SUCCESS. A large congregation was assembled In the Church of All Sonls, Fourth-avenue Fourth-avenue Fourth-avenue and Twentieth- Twentieth- street, yesterday morning, when tbe Rev. Edward Everett Hale opened a service In memoi f of the late Pastor, the Rev. Dr. Henry W. Bellow rs. The service was particularly Impressive. Mr. B le read a message of comfort to the bereaved from Isaiah, and then the whole congregation, standing, sang with striking effeot a hymn entitled the ". )eath of a Christian in His Prime." Mr. Hale pra red earnestly, earnestly, and then, standing on the draped pulpit, lifted his eye-glasses eye-glasses eye-glasses and turned over care ully the pages of some old maauseript. I take n y text," said he, "from the fourteenth verse of tbe tweuty- tweuty- nf th Psalm : The secret of tbe Lord Is w th them tbat fear Him. I select It because it is th text of a very remarkable sermon, preached undei very remarkable remarkable circumstances by Dr. Bellows, the original manuscript of which I have here now.'1 The speaker then went on to relate that the manusci ipt was dated 18 years ago. On Jan. 13. 1870, Dr. Bellows was to have preached to what is called in '. ioston a "theatre congregation." and had arranged to speak from another text altogether. But 1 sudden Inspiration came to him that be must pr ?aeh on this particular text, and he did so, at tl e same time telling his audience tbat he was to have spoken on another topic, but could not re sist tbe mental call tbat came So him to make tbe - change. He afterward) wrote the sermon out. Tbe address bad an unexpected effect for good that surprised the autboi , In bis Impromptu effort he interpreted the " fea of tbe Lord" to be not that sense of terror which was the curse of the old theology, but tbe affection , regard, and obedience, as of a son to a father, v Inch the believer manifests toward God. The seen t of the Lord, he ..urged, was His omnlpotenee and the fearlessness of those who know they liv 5 In Him and have His power to do good. Th sermon caused many who heard it to change theii ways of life and to walk In another path. "This tsxt, and this Interpretation of it," continued Mr. Hi le, "are an illustration of the moving spirit of th 9 master life wnicn is gone from us. That spirit is runner shown in tbe lines of a long private letter which Dr. Bellows wrote to me long ago. and in which he sketehed bis biography. It Is written in thfc perfect and full confidence or friendship, ana pas that frankness tbat comes of corresDondende under such conditions. It contains a lessoa of I peculiar value to the young, and proves the fact tbat a true and pure boy becomes a man honored, beloved, and useful." - The speaker read some Interesting extracts from Dr. 1 ellows's own pen portrait of himself, to which the congre- congre- J ration listened with tbe keenest Interest. In this etter Dr. Bellows stated tnat he should ah 'ays consider consider his first experience as a preacher in tl e City as the backbone of his career, and .one wh ch drew from bin the best of his heart and mtnn. It re quired, then, real courage to be a Unitarian In New-York, New-York, New-York, and to be a Unitarian minister wife to be a sort of social outlaw. Dr. Bellows also spoke very affectionately of his congregation In the later, and 7 commendea Its Christian worn aad social standing and influence. " It is a reverent body of real Christians." were bis words. Of his nreacb- nreacb- Ine and preaching methods he spoke wit hi seeming dimdence, simply saying tbat bis addresses had been " plain, direct appeals to tbe religious nature of man, not a preaching down, but a r. reaching up." He suspected, be wrote further, th; it he had read as much as any one of his day of div nlty. history, history, literature, poetry, abd metaphysics, and regretted regretted that be had not put some of bis w itlngs In hook form. Instead of the perishable pam ibiet and newspaper article. " rnis letter." resumed Mr. iiaie. as ne loiaed ud the missive. " throws a light npon the man which shows his marvelous and varied abilities! and tbe secret of his noble service. It was arte be had won the habit of constant prayer and bad acquired a sense of God that bis history was written. He was a servant always, willing, active, and! earnest. He never asked of any new piece of work. ' Is this In my line t Does this add to my ret utatlon 1 Can't I shift this upon somebody else V fc n it was he became a living example to young 1 nen and young women of the GosdpI be preached here so often. He did not preach ethical sermon! to settle people's doubts. He spoke as a firm bel ever, for ne knew all would come out aright for tl ose who loved God aright. Looking over th 1 almost world-wide world-wide world-wide range of bis active ministry, it is found that the secret of his power was that It was Almighty power. It came from God. His overflowing eloquence and power of ap; eal come of his trust In God to supply tbe inspi at ion to spesk with moving and convincing poi rer. He used to tell those of ns In Boston who I ad to ad- ad- dress religious assemblages that we spent too much time in tbe mere preparation of detail It was enough to get our point clearly before usl he held. and then trust to God to give us tbe power to make our sermon strong and effective. " We wljo remain after him," said the speaker in conclusion, "will best show onr gratitude to him If we follow In bis footsteps along the way he trod, and if rwe trust and believe in God not simply believe aaa matter of doctrine, but live and act our faith as Ifl we were sons and daughters of the present Goo.' J0ENR0A CR'S LA TEST ENTERPRISE A PROPOSITION TO ESTABLISH A EaTPTARD IN FRANCE. Mr. Tisdale, the agent of Mr. Johrj Roach, is expected to sail for Europe during thfc present week to take the Initial steps to 1 establish a shlp- shlp- vard in France, for the operation of New-Tork New-Tork New-Tork ship-builder ship-builder ship-builder and owner will irhlch the furnish a moiety of the capital, the rest being sd pplied by native capitalists. It is proposed to make Bordeaux the centre of operations for the present! at least, a line of witn a view to the establishment of team-ships team-ships team-ships to ply between Bordeaux as d Brazil. stopping, possibly, in this City to take up American products on the way home. If the 1 ventire should prove successful, sh lpyards will be established at other convenient points. The object of this movement, as Mr. Roach explained last evening. Is to take advantage of recent legislation In France intended to attract English ad can skill and capital, and to make that cd d Amen- Amen- untry the principal centre of the ship-building ship-building ship-building interests. English capitalists are already availing themselves 01 tee opportunity onerea. ine 1 centlv enacted by the Corps Legislatif law re- re- provides 1 cer- cer- tain bounties for ships constructed in rrbnoe. and contains otherprovislons of the highest idvantage to builders. Under its provisions all sailing vessels intended for foreign trt earn and trade are en- en- titled to receive a bounty of SO ton for every mile of service en ts per ferformed during the first yesr, the amount duced 1M cents annually on woor being re- re- wooden rtruo- rtruo- tures, and 1 cent on Iron, until th amount is exhausted. These vessels original are to be available to the Government In case ol war. and the premium is to be increased 13 per case designs are submitted to and appro centum in ed by the Navy Department. Certain allowance) are also made to builders in cases where the tni Sterials of construction have to be Imported, follows: For every registered ton of Tlfey are as Iroh or steel. $ 13; for wooden vessels of more than See tons. $4 : ror vessels composed or mixed wood ae for wooden vessels of less than 200 iron. $8: Itons. ?2; for pumps, engines, Ac, ?2 40 for oounds. Tbe act also applies to : every 200 vessels which Increase their tonnage after its passage. By this act it is expected to nhlli lify tbe advantage of about 10 per centum that England has hitherto possessed over irrance lnsms and it is stated by persons acquainted building. with ctir- ctir- rent affairs In this field that its ettect I seriously affected British economists. his aiready The fact that Mr. Roach is an American will not interfere with his taking advantage of the act. bj tlve capitalists will be engaged with him terprlse, and the vessels will be registered because na- na- in the en in France. A PREMATURE REPORT. A dispatch from Chicago was published yes- yes- terday to the effect that an Immediate consolida- consolida- tion of the Union Pacifio and Central Paclfio Rail- Rail- roads may be looked for. The rumor appears to be without foundation. Mr. Huntlngtbn, of the Central Paclfio, said to a Tnres reporter that consolidation or tbe two roads was maturity tban it was three years ago. ' (no nearer The owners of both roads seem to think consolidau on advisa- advisa- ble, but each corporation places too n tion on its property to be acceptable to a value- value- the other. He thinks tbat an agreement between the corn- corn- ti antes will ultimately be reaohed. bud at present there are no indications 01 a speedy consummation. A CONDEMNED MAN'S CHEERFULNESS. One of the most cheerful Inmates the City Prison yesterday was William Sindram be hanged next Friday nnless the Court who is to (of Appeals grants him a new trial or the Governor respite. Sindram was founa guilty of lives him a murder of his landladr in January of last year. bnd before and since his trial wrote some of the most re- re- markable letters ever given to the publio bv any murderer. He has Insisted from tne outs was guilty of murder In tbe first degree. set that he and has exhibited an astonirbing desire to be his mime. Yesterday he sat In the anged for main corrl- corrl- dor of the nrison near the big stove, with two Deputy Sheriffs near by. An Episcopalian clergy- clergy- man was on tbe gallery of tbe second itlfer conduct- conduct- ing tne services 01 nts cnurcn, ana choir of ladles and gentlemen sang ah excellent at intervals. Sindram chatted with the Deputy Sheriffs. and fre qnently smiled. He was asked whetherjhe thonght the service bad a sheering effect upon e.a. and he promptly raolled that khe prison- prison- contrary effeot was produced upon him. He was very fond of muslo, however, whether It was sacred or lively, and enjoyed tbe singing. Sindram is a young man of not unprepossessing appearance and is neat ana tidy, tie uses good language and talks In a ranld. Intelllcrent manner. Ha waa educated. he says. In the common schools of this City, and speaks German and French as well as English. He says that he sleeps regularly, has a good appetite, and a tranquil mind. Reference was made by a Dystander to the efforts Doing made by Mr. Klnt-Elng, Klnt-Elng, Klnt-Elng, his lawyer, to obtain a stay of proceedings for him. and he said that if a stay should be granted the day of the hanging would merely be postponed. ne saw no reason, ne aaaea, wny inai event would not take place next Friday. He reads a great deal, and at no time displays uneasiness. The keepers and Deputy Sheriffs say that he Is the " gamest" man tbey oversaw. One of them says that he recently remarked tbat he regretted writing writing the startling letters which were produced on his trial, and which showed that he rejoiced over the murder of his landlady. HIQH WINDS AND HEAVY SEAS. PERILOUS VOYAGES ACROSS THE ATLANTIC LYING TO IN SATURDAY'S STORM. Several European steam-ships steam-ships steam-ships reached this port yesterday after having passed through storms of great severity. The State of Nebraska, of the State Line, from Glasgow, sailed on tbe 20th insL, and touched at Lame on the 23d. Heavy gales from the south-west south-west south-west and north west prevailed during the whole passage. Snow and hall squalls frequently struck the vessel, while heavy seas swept over her decks. The wind shifted back and forth between south-west south-west south-west and north-west, north-west, north-west, and the lulls were very snort. During the evening of the 28th a head-gale head-gale head-gale set in and Increased In fury toward morning. The steamer was unable to mace more than a few knots an hour owing to the high seas which opposed opposed ber. At about 4 o'clock the next morning a tremendous sea swept against tbe bows and smashed in one of tbe iron plates. Tbe plate fortunately was above the main deck. Tbe breach was temporarily temporarily repaired. The ship rolled heavily, ship ping nuge seas ail day long, but no rurther injuries were sustained. Tbe stormy weather continued for several days. At 11 o'clock: last Saturday morning the State of Nebraska was approaching Sandy Hook. The snow-storm snow-storm snow-storm was momentarily momentarily growing more dense and the vessel was compelled to lie to. For 20 hours she remained in that condition with her bead to the wind, while bllndiag clouds of snow swept over her decks. As soon as the weather began to clear up yesterday morning she again got under way. The Wleland, of the Hamburg Hamburg Line, called at Havre on the 23d and took on board some additional passengers. She subse-quent- subse-quent- subse-quent- subse-quent- ly encountered a series ot storms. The wind shifted back and forth between north-north-west north-north-west north-north-west north-north-west north-north-west and south-south-west, south-south-west, south-south-west, south-south-west, south-south-west, so that few square sails could be carried. The seas were of enormous size at times and flooded the decks fore and aft. The passen gers were compelled on this account to remain below. below. Scarcely had one gale abated before another of equal severity would begin to blow. The intense intense cold caused the spray to freeze on tbe decks. railings, nouses, ana sides or the vessel until she was completely covered with ice. Hail and saow squalls of tremendous violence were encountered, which caused the officers to cling to tbe railings, railings, while the men on the lookout could see but a short distance ahead. This kind of weather continued until tbe Wleland approached Sandy Hook. She was obliged to lay to during the ter-riflo ter-riflo ter-riflo snow-storm snow-storm snow-storm which raged Saturday night. The Republic of the White Star Line, left Liverpool Liverpool on the 24th, and called at Queenstown on tbe loiiowing day. on tne sratn a gale set mirorathe westward and shirtedferound to the southward. The sea was very high and confused and considerable water was shipped. The storm continued during tbe following day and the ship was unable to make ber usual rate of speed. During the night of the 80th a violent westerly gale was encountered, and at noon next day the patent l"g showed that tbe run for the 24 hours bad been but 196 miles. At 2:45 o'clock Saturday afternoon the Kepublio was off Sandy Hook, but was unable to proceed further owing to the snow-storm. snow-storm. snow-storm. A sharp lookout was maintained as the vessel lay to, with her head to tbe wind, while a dense olond of snow surrounded ber in every direction. She remained in this condition throughout Saturday night. Capt. Brandt, of the Red Star steam-ship steam-ship steam-ship Rbynland. says that he left Antwerp on tbe 21st and has since met with a continuation continuation of heavy gales from south-west south-west south-west to northwest, northwest, with very high confused seas and hail and snow saualis ot terrific violence. The weather was extremely severe after longitude 42 west, had been passed. On Saturday morning, when off Fire Island, the steamer was caught In tbe heavy snowstorm and was obliged to head toff shore. She remained in this condition witn her engines working slowly until yesterday morning. Tbe steam-ship steam-ship steam-ship Rheola, of the Edwards Line, from Cardiff, reached port last evening after a stormy passage of 22 da vs. Violent head-gales, head-gales, head-gales, with cold weather and heavy snow-squalls, snow-squalls, snow-squalls, prevailed during the entire voyage. The seas ran to a great height, and broke over the Rheola fore and aft. Everything movable was swept from tbe steamer's decks, and at times she was barely able to make headway against the Ftorm. Capt. Neal, of the brig Cameo, which arrived from Trinidad yesterday, reports tbat he was considerably considerably delayed by severe gales from north and north-east north-east north-east d uring the entire voyage, which occupied it days. iae steam-snip steam-snip steam-snip jnuriei, irom tne west Indies, has experienced very rough weather after passing Hatteras. and was caught in the violent snow-storm snow-storm snow-storm Saturday night while near tbe coast. SOLDIERS AT WORSHIP. THB ELEVENTH REGIMENT ATTENDS DIVINE SERVICE IN A BODY. Some time ago, when the Eleventh Regi ment N. G. S. N. Y., decided to attend divine worship, worship, considerable difficulty was experienced in obtaining obtaining a church in which the regiment could as semble, owing to the refusal of a number of ministers ministers In this City to penult tbe use of their churches for this purpose. The Pastors applied to all failed, in the opinion of the members of the regiment, to give any adequate reason for their refusal, which was, however, generally ascribed to the reputation borne by the regiment of having a large number of non-believers non-believers non-believers In Its ranks. For a time It seemed as though tbe Eleventh would be nnder tbe necessity, owing to its inability to procure the use of any sacred edifice, of holding religious ser vices in iu armory, when, finally, the Rev. C. C. Lasby. Pastor of the Old John-Street John-Street John-Street Methodist Episcopal Church, hearing of the position in which tbe regiment was placed, tendered tendered the use of his church. The regiment yesterday yesterday afternoon marched from its armory, at Grand and Centre streets, and filed Into the Old John- John- Street Methodist Church, where the regimental regimental Chaplain, tbe Rev. G. C. W eidling, was waiting to receive it. All the officers and over 800 men were present. Tbe services were opened with prayer by the Pastor Pastor of the church, which was followed by the sermon sermon of the Chaplain, who spoke in German, and took his text from First John, Iv. : 16. la the course of his address, referring to the refusal ot the various various ministers to permit tbe regiment to worship in their churches, the preacher said: "In 1862, when tbe cry went up for every true man to go to the front and save the country from disruption, the Eleventh Regiment was among tbe first to respond. At Gettysburg and on many another bloody battle-field battle-field battle-field the Eleventh held gallantly Its ground In defense of the Union. Xatcr on, in 1H72 and 1877, during tne riots, the members of the Eleventb Regiment stood prepared to pour forth their hearts' blood In defense of law and order and in tbe protection of life and property. Not long ago a well-known well-known well-known General asked me: "How goes It with religion In tbe Eleventb r I told him tbat my connection with the regiment at that time had not been of sufficiently long duration for me to be able to give him a positive answer, but I said tbat I hoped soon to see the regiment regiment assemble in church for the purpose of attending divine service. A few weeks ago the regiment decided to assemble for this purpose, but at this juncture a most monstrous and most unexpected unexpected obstaole was encountered. This regiment, composed ot members of all denominations, asked the rastors 01 a number or churches in this City for a place in which to worship their common God. and these so-called so-called so-called followers of Christ were so far away from the true spirit of godliness godliness tbat they refused tbe regiment's nraver. Christ came on earth not save the right eous, Dut to bring sinners to repentance. The righteous referred to in this instance are those who Imagine themselves to be so good that they need no more to be added unto them those who are wrapped up in paltry pride and jealously of scot. Christ despises sucn as these. They Btrlve to shut tbe gates of heaven against those who wish to enter, and they will themselves be shut out. This regiment, which has fought to maintain the integrity of the Union, which has. In the troublous times of tbe past, restored peace and law and order order to the City, has been debarred from religious worship by those churches which It fought to preserve preserve from destruction. It was an insult to us, but we will forget and forgive. We w'll. in obedience to Christ's law. return good fore . '.L and will re tain no bitterness in onr hearts. We will only bear In grateful remembrance tbe fact that there was one true priest who threw open the doors of his cnurcn to us." At the conclusion of the services Col. Unbelt ant. surrounded by bis efficers. advanced to the altar rails and thanked Mr. Lasby on behalf of the regi ment. A ROW IN AN OPIUM DEN. Delia Magnire, a fashionably dressed young woman, was arraigned in the Essex Market Police Court, yesterday, charged, on complaint of Eliza beth Chin Tin, the wife of a Chinaman, with disor derly conduct. From the evidence of the com plainant It appeared that the prisoner came to her nouse, at No. 4b first-street, first-street, first-street, late on Saturday night, and. after raising much disturbance, broke a show case containing cigars. In testifying In her own defense tbe prisoner stated tbat her busband, Barney Barney Maculre. was addicted to the use of onlum. and that on Saturday night she learned that he was smoking tbe drug at Chin Tin's place. She accordingly accordingly went there for the purpose of taking her husband husband home, but was resisted In ber attempt by the wife of tbe Chinaman. An altercation ensued, which was followed by a struggle, in the course of which tbe show-case show-case show-case was accidentally shattered. In rendering a decision In the case Justice White said that Mrs. Maguire was justified in following the course that she had adopted. In his opinion the opium dens in this City were evils which called loudly for suppression. The magistrate tbu di- di- nussea tne case. the to in he 85 of six ers steamers his ly he a at or of I.