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ST. PAUL, WEDNESDAY. MAY 8, 1878.
The niggaidly majority by which Mr.
Wood yesterday succeeded in getting his
tariff bill before the House is a rather strong
augury that the measure will not be favor
ably considered in the end.
The Senate yesterday, by the significant
vote of 33 to 25, agreed to take up for a sec
ond reading the bill to prevent the furthoi
retirement of greenbacks. There seems to
be no doubt that the bill will pass the Sen
HE Pioneer Press very unjustly assailed
J. G. Donnelly on Tuesday morning. The
result was, Mr. Donnelly was triumphant at
the polls yesterday by a handsome majority.
Mr. D. has been too long and favorably
known in this community to be affected by
any such malicious assaults.
There continues to be an enormous de
mand for the magnificent map of the burnt
district in Minneapolis published in last Sat
urday's Pioneer Press. So great is the rush
for this splendid specimen of Minnesota's
art resources and enterprise, that our con
temporary finds it necessary to run twenty
seven twelve cylinder presses night and day.
Cablegrams are constantly received from the
crowned heads of Europe giving orders for
large numbers of this wonderful map.
The President, I think, is a little worried by
these Florida stories. It must be unpleasant
for any man, not a villain, to think it possible
that he got his high oihee by fraud.Spnng
Jleld (Mass) Republican
"Think it possible 1" "A little worried
Stuff and nonsense Hayes knows as well
as any other man in the land that he owes
his position to fraud, pure and simple. He
knew about the frauds from their inception,
and did what he could to help them along
by promising to reward the active agents
with offices. And as to his being worried,
the only thing that troubles him te the possi
bility that he may be expelled from office,
and deprived of his $50,000 salary and the
perquisites before the expiration of the four
years of a Presidential term.
THE CITY ELECTION
The election yesterday attracted less atten
tion than usual, owing to the fact that the
voting was confined to ward tickets only.
The result was one upon which the city is
to be congratulated, there not having been
an objectionable candidate elected, either for
the council or school board. It is very rare
that such a comment can truthfully be made
upon an election St. Paul, and it shows
that our local affairs are upon an excellent
Party lines were drawn very lightly, and
in two districts only one ticket was in the
field. Republicans united with Demociats in
the Fifth ward to defeat Fisher, the Republi
can nominee, and the work was well done. In
the Fourth "Ward, first precinct. Democrats
aided Republicans in defeating the
Democratic nominee, while in the
First Ward the contest lay between
Allen and Davidson, both Democrats.
Col. Allen's success is complimentary to him
without being disparaging to his opponent.
The Colonel has made a most excellent Al
derman, and if he had originally allowed his
name to bo used, would have had no oppo
nent. When he finally took the track,
it was too late to give him a clear field, but
his personal popularity and good record
would have carried him through against any
man in the ward independent of party con
siderations. Politically, the Republicans
gain one member, the new council standing
nine Democrats to three Republicans.
In the Fifth ward the school book and
some other interests assailed Albert Soheffer,
but they might a3 well have attempted to
swim Niagara, as to have defeated him. In
the Second ward the Merrill book ring were
especially active against J. G. Donnelly, but
Buffered ignominious defeat.
St. Paul can consider herself happy if
she never has any more occasion to complain
of a result than that afforded by the election
THAT FENIAN INVASION OF CANADA.
Good citizens, without regard to their
places of birth, should unite in frowning
with severity upon all such movements as
that which is said to be on foot among cer
tain Irishmen, with a view to an "invasion"
of Canada in the event of an Anglo-Russian
war. There is here involved no question at
all of the rights or wrongs of Ireland. The
whole subject simply concerns the duties of
this nation towards a power with whom we
are at peace, and especially towards one of
that power's dependencies, with whom
it is an exceedingly important
interest that we should cultivate
most friendly relations. The
United States government is bound by every
consideration of self-interest, as well as of
obligation to a friendly power, to crush in
its incipiency any attempt to assault by fore
of arms our neighbors to the north of "the
line." No one in his senses can believe that
this government will falter should occasion
call for a display of authority to the end
aforesaid. If there be any who hold other
wise, they are either fools of the first water
or wickedly designing men who are aiming
to lead others astray for purposes of their
No movement against Canada by any force
that the Fenian leaders could possibly bring
to the held would have the slightest chance
of success. The Canadians themselves are
amply able to cope with any body of "in-
vaders" that might be rallied by the holders
of the "skirmishing fund," and with the
United States troops assailing them in the
rear, the misguided Irishmen who might be
drawn into the mad contest would be in
volved in hopeless ruin. The worst enemies
of the Irishmen in America could hope for
no greater evil to befall them than that they
should be induced to undertake another of
those "raids"' that have hitherto only
brought misery and ridicule upon the par
At all events, if there be Irishmen so de
void of sense, and so devoid of care for the
interests of their adopted country, as to
concoct hostile movements against a neigh
boring people with whom we are on amicable
terms, the world should know that such
breaches of the peace are condemned by all
respectable members of this community.
PACKARD'S MOUTH GAGGED.
The confessions of McLin, Dennis, and
others in Florida, and the rumors that some
body in Louisiana was about to "squeal"
concerning the frauds at the Presidential
election in that State have evidently fright
ened Hayes and the members of his fiaudu
lent cabinet not a little. Rumor had settled
upon Packard as the coming "squealer" in
New Ofceans, and Hayes has hastened to
clap a gag in the ex-Governor's mouth by
appointing him to the most lucrative foreign
place in the gift of the government. The
position is that of consul at Liverpool, and
the income to the holder of the office ia
something like $"15,000 a year. Thus does
virtue receive its reward. Packard
was the head of the gang of
conspirators who diverted the vote
of Louisiana from jt rightful owner. He
was also the Republican candidate for
Governor, and by the returns which gave the
vote of the State for President to Hayes,
Packard was counted in by a much larger
vote and larger majoiity than Hayes was
credited with. But the Democrats in
Louisiana evinced in no uncertain manner
their determination that not the fraudulent
ly elected Packard, but the rightfully elected
Nichols should be inaugurated as Governor.
In order to gain the consent of certain
southern Democrats to the counting of the
electoral vote of Louisiana for Hayes, the
latter bargained to withdraw the federal
supporfby which the Republicans had up to
that time held control of the State govern
ment. This was virtually to exclude Packard
fiom the office to which he
had a much better claim than had
Hayes to the Presidency for
without the backing of federal troops Pack
ard had not the ghost of a chance of main
taining the semblance of a government.
This betrayal of Packard by Hayes gave the
former a solid grievance. He has turned
that grievance to material account by holding
it over Hayes's head as a continual menace.
A word from Packaid would bring the whole
Btructme of fraud tumbling around Hayes'
ears, and Hayes has been in perpetual hot
water to devise means of appeasing the
wrath of Packard and his friends. The
screws have doubtless been applied a little
more vigorously of late, and Hayes has been
scared into throwing the Liverpool consul
ship as a sop to his tormentors.
We do not much blame Packard for his
share in this matter. That Hayes acted
towards him with abominable selfishness
and ingratitude is unquestionable, and, ac
cording to the standards of a man like
Packard, he was justified in recouping him
self as best he might.
Hayes has displayed some shrewdness in
sending Packaid out of the country. In
Liverpool he will be far from surroundings
which would keep the remembrance of his
betrayal by Hayes greea in his memory. He
will be separated from men who would now
and again instigate him to make demands,
either for his own or their benefit, upon the
fraudulent President. With this thorn re
moved from his side, Hayes will breathe
more freely. He will feel more secure in the
office he holds. Of all the men concerned
in the great conspiracy Packard was the
most to be feared. He had lost
more than any of the others by Hayes's
bargain with southern Democrats, and it re
quired more to soothe his irritation. But
his final appeasement"was only a question of
time. Hayes has not forgotten "one of the
instruments by which the great fraud was
accomplished. From Pirate Sherman, In
dex Noyes, and others of their prominence,
down to the smaller rascals of McLin's and
Dennis's calibre,not one has been neglected.
If any of them have not reaped the full re
ward of their villainy, it was by the fault of
the Senate in refusing to confirm the ap
pointments made by Hayts, and not by the
oversight of that swindler. Nevertheless,
the whole truth, iu all its details, about the
fraud will yet be made patent as the noon
M. Leon Chatteau Explains the Wishes ot
France in the Matter to the St i,ouis
Board of Trade and Leading Citizens.
Sr. Louis, May 7.M. Leon Chatteau, a dele
gate from France sent to this countiy to secure
the co-operation of American merchants in a
plan for a Franco-American congress to meet
in Paris this coming summer for the purpose
of fixing a basiB for a Franco-American treaty
of commerce, and effecting, if possible, a mod
ification of the tariff on interchange
able commodities, addressed a large
number of members of the merchants
exchange yesterday afternoon setting forth the
object in view, and urging co-operation of
the merchants of St. Louis. His address was
warmly received, and President Blair of the
Merchants Exchange will appoint a committee
to act ia connection with committees already
organized in Boston, New York, Philadelphia,
Cincinnati and New Orleans, and the central
committee at Washington which is composed
of influential members of Congress and others.
M. Chatteau left last night for Chicago and
Indignation Over the Delay in Opening the
POBT DALHOUSE, Ont., May 7.A fleet of one
hundred vessels is here. A strong feeling of
indignation exists on account of the reported
postponement of the opening of the Welland
canal. One vessel owner with four cargoes of
ice has entered'an action against the board of
public works to recover damages for his loss
through the delay.
ST. CATHABTNES, May 7.Locking commenced
on the Welland canal to-day, but oaly for ves
sels of light draft, there being at present but
eight feet of water on the metre sill at Port
THE TWO IMPORTANT QUESTIONS BE'
FORE CONGRESS YESTERDAY.
The Senate, by a Decisive Tote, Takes Up
the House Bill Prohibiting the Farther
Retirement of Legal TendersIn the
House the Tariff Bill Was Taken Up by
a Bare Majority of OneBanks Speaks
Briefly in Opposition, When It Is Laid
AsideThe Senate Materially- Amends
the Pension Bill and Passes ItOther Bu
siness of the Two Hours.
WASHINGTON, May 7.Senator Dorsey, from
the committee on appropriations, reported back
the postoffice appropriation bill with sundry
amendments. Placed on the calendar.
He also reported from the same committee an
amendment submitted Thursday last by Sena
tor Macy, from the committee on postoffices
and post roads, granting a subsidy for Brazilian
mail steamship service, without recommenda
tion, and said he reported it back that the com
mittee on offices and post roads might submit it
with the postoffice appropriation bill when the
Senate should take up that bill. The commit
tee on appropriations had not formerly ex
pressed any opinion as to itcertainly not ad
verse to it.
Senator Morrill, from the special committee
on census, reported a resolution authorizing
the special committee to act concurrently with
a like committee on the part of the House.
Senator Howe, from the committee on for
eign relations, reported with amendment the
Senate bill relating to telegraphio communica
tion between the United States and foreign
countries. Placed on the calendar. He also
reported, from the same committee, as a sub
stitute for the Senate joint resolution in regard
to Chinese immigration, a concurrent resolu
tion on that subject. Placed on the calendar.
Senator Voorhees presented a petition of citi
zens of Camden, N. J., favoring the passage of
a law making six hours a legal day's work for
all workmen employed by the government.
Senator Cockrell moved to take up the House
bill to forbid further retirement of United
States legal tender notes, which was read the
first time yesterday, and said he moved to take
it up now, that it might be read the second
time. The motion was agreed to, yeas 33, nays
25, as follows:
Ingalls, Johnston, Jenes, Fla.
Cameron, Wis. Kirkwood,
The bill having been read a second time
Senator Morrill moved it be referred to the
committee on finance.
Pending discussion the morning hour ex
pired, when Senator Sargeant called for the
regular order, and consideration of the pension
appropriation bill wa3 resumed.
Senator Sargent, in charge of the pension
bill, said ho was in error yesterday in stating
that 22,225 names had been added to the pen
sion rolls this jear. That was the numbei
estimated to be added during the whole year.
10,491 had been added up to this time. The
pending question being on inserting as a sub
stitute for the second section of the bill the
amendment adopted yesterday providing that
on the tiist day of January, 1P79, the term of
office of all pension agents shall expire, and
thereafter honorably discharged wounded or
disabled soldiers, or the widow or daughters of
such wldiers, shall be appointed to said office.
Senator Edmunds said he was opposed to this
whole thing. It was against the spirit of the
rules of the Senate to have general legislation
on appropriation bills. The proposed legisla
tion was contrary to the principles for which
these very soldiers fought, aid that was a just
and equal government. He felt he was express
ing the sentiment of the soldiers of Vermont,
who would scorn this little method of under
taking to get votes and to tickle their fancy.
He would vote against the whole thing, the
House provision as well as the Senate amend
The Senate then, by a vote of yeas 16, nays
38, refused to insert the amendment above
mentioned as a substitute for the second sec
tion of the bill.
Senator Edmunds wanted to strike out the
second section of the bill, which, as agreed up
on, reads: -"That from and after the passage
of this act, in case of vacancy from any cause,
the office of pension agent shall be filled by
wounded or disabled Union soldiers, widows or
daughters of Union soldiers."
In support of his motion, Senator Edmunds
said the true policy was to leave these appoint
ments with the President and his constitutional
adviser*. That they had not rightfully exer
cised that responsibility, during the past year,
he had good reason to believe. In the New
England States, there were seven pension
agents prior to the consolidation. Six of them
had been soldiers and one was a civilian. In
the consolidation of those seven agencies into
one, the civilian was retained. He happened
to be hit and the six soldiers missed. The con
stitutional duty of appointing these officers
rested with the President, ana he (Senator Ed
munds) was disposed to let it remain there.
Senator Blaine denied that Concord was a
convenient point for the pension agency. There
were five trunk lines of railroad leading from
Portland, Maine, and not one of them passed
through Concord. The secretary of the inteiior
could not have selected a more inaccessible
point for the office.
Mr. Voorhees said in this instance, he was
in favor of class legislation. Theie were at
least a million of people in this country who
had served in the army and a quarter of a mil
lion had been wounded. He was willing to
vote any minute to direct the President of the
United States to fill the offices of pension agent
froin these wounded soldiers. A more ap
propriate piece of legislation never occurred in
the history of our government.
Senator Ingalls said he had noticed that the
Democracy in the other end of the capitol
seemed to favor the soldier, but in this end
they did not. He thought when a vote should
be taken it would be found that nearly all the
Democrars here would vote against the ap
pointment of soldiers as pension agents.
The motion of Senator Edmunds to strike
out the second section of the bill was rejected
yeas 29, nay3 80.
The bill was then reported to the Senate and
the amendments made in the committee of the
whole were concurred in, and it was read a
third time and passed.
Senator Allison called np the Indian appro
priation bill, and in explanation thereof said
the committee on appropriations had made a
very few amendments to the bill as it
came from the House. The amendments
were not important. He would
the five minute be applied to discussion of the
amendments. Agreed to. A large number of
amendments were reported by the committee
on appropriations, increasing the appropriations
for some agencies a few hundred dollars, and
decreasing a few hundred dollars in other cases,
were agreed to. Also an amendment author
izing the commissioner of Indian affairs to
employ two special Indian agents at large, at a
compensation not exceeding $2,000 each per
Mr. Maxey moved to amend the Honse bill so
as to provide for the removal of the Ncz Perces
Indians of Joseph's band, now held as prison
ers of war at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to
Idaho Territory, instead of to the Indian Terri
tory, as the House proposed.
Senators Maxey, Ingalls, Dorsey and others
opposed the removal of these Indians to the
Indian Territory upon the ground that wild
and uncivilized Indians should not be placed
therein where peaceable tribes now lived.
Senator Ingalls argued that the government
had no territory in the Indian country which it
could use for a reservation for these Indians.
It had no right to send them there without the
consent of other Indians in tho territory.
Long discussion ensued as to whether the
Indians preferred to go to the Indian territory
or back to Idaho, what the Indian department
desired in regard to them, &o
Pending discussion the Senate went into ex.
Bailey, Beck, BOOTH,
Butler, Cockrcll, Coke,
Davis, W. Va.
Garland", Allison. Anthony, Bayard,
Paddock, Randolph, Rollins, Sargent, Saulsbury,
THE ST. PAUL DAILY GLOBC WEDNESDAY MORNING, MAY 8, 187a
ecutive session, and when the doors re-opened,
House of Representative:
WASHTNOTON, May 7.Immediately after
reading of the journal, the House resumed the
consideration of the District of Colombia gov
ernment bill, Mr. Simpson in the chair.
Mr. Reagan moved an amendment so as to
make the government liable for but 25 percent,
of the expenditures of the District. Rejected.
Mr. Eden moved to amend so as to make the
United States government liable for forty per
cent, of the expenditures instead of fifty per
cent., as provided by "the""bill. Defeated yeas
71, nays 134.
The committee recommended an amendment
to the eighth section of the bill, so as to make
it read: Sec. 8. That until otherwise provided
by law, the secretary of the treasury shall pay
interest accruing on the 3.65 bonds of the Dis
trict of Columbia, as the same mature, and the
amount so paid shall be credited as part of the
appropriation for the year by the United 8tates
toward the expenses of the District, as herein
provided. Provided, That nothing in this act
contained, shall be construed or considered as
an acknowledgment of any liability on the part
of the United States, to pay the principal of
said bonds, otherwise than is provided in the
seventh section of the act of Congress, entitled
an act for the government of the District of
Columbia and for other purposes, approved
Mr. Buckner moved to amend the amendment
by requiring half to one per cent, of the
amount of the 3.65 bonds to be set apart every
year from taxes, as a sinking fund.
Mr. Buckner's amendment was rejected, and
the amendment offered by the committee
The bill having been gone through by sec
tions, the main question was ordered on the
passage of the bill, and it was passed without
the yeas and nays.
Mr, Wood then moved to go into committee
of the whole on the tariff bill. On a standing
vote the speaker announced the result to be 79
to 80. Then a vote by tellers resulted 94 to 97
and finally by a vote of yeas and nays the mo
tion was agreed toyeas 109, nays 108. There
was a good deal of excitement over the vote,
and when the roll was called there was a small
majority against the motion, but absent Demo
crats were hustled up and brought in to vote,
and at last five of them, Messrs. Reagan, Bouck,
Patterson, Cox, and Caldwell of Tennessee,
were induced to change from no to aye. In
this manner a bare majority was obtained on
The following is the vote in detail:
Banning, Beebe, Bell, Benedict, Blackurn, Bland, Blount,
Boone, Bouck, Bright, Braqden, Buckner, Burchard, Cabell,
Saunders, Spencer, Thurman, Voorhees, Wallace,
Felton, Finlay, Forney,
Waddell, Warner, Whitthorne Wiggenton, Williams, Mich.
Willis, (N. Y.)
Cox(N.Y.,) Cravens, Crittenden,
Culbertson, Davis, (N. C.)
Debrill. Durham Eden, Elam,
Hewitt, N. Y.
Hunton, Kclley, Kenna, Kemmel,
Manner, Harris, Mass.
Haskell, Henr7ee, Henderson. Hiscock,
Hunter, Hungerford. Ittner, Jones, Ohio,
Joyce, Keightley, Kl linger,
Lapham. Ldthrop, Lindsay, Marsh. McGowan, McKinley, Metcalf,
Mitchell, Monroe, Morse,
Oliver, WNedl, Overton.
Blair, Boyd, Brentano. Brewer,
Bridges, Briggs, Browne, Bundy, Rurdick, Battler, Calkins, Camp, Campbell, Caswell,
Clark, (N. J.,]
Dwight, Eames, Errett
Reilley, Bice, Mass.,
Randoph, Roberts, (Md.)
Thornburg, Tipton, Toumsend, (O.,)
Williams,(Yfie.) Williams, (Ore.)
As soon as the resu It of the vote was an
nounced, a motion to adjourn was made by Mr,
Conger, and was defeated yeas 38, nays 178.
The House then went into committee of the
whole, Mr. Snyder in the chair, on the tariff
bill, and Mr. Banks spoke in opposition there
Mr. Banks said if the cotton manufacturers
of New England should be destroyed, as they
might be, by hostile legislation, the" cotton sec
tion of the country would go back to the point
from which it started. They might
be destroyed, but they never went
down alone. They always took somebody
with them, and that somebody was the power
that had grown prosperous by cotton which
had at once been the source and bound of its
history. The Representaves of the South might
destroy the cotton manufactures of the coun
try, but if they did they would destroy their
own position and their own power, as well.
What member from Texas or California would
assassinate the wool interests of his State by
voting for this bill.
He compared the protection given by this
bill to the woolen interest to the idiocy of an
engineer who assumed that by making dykes
and levees of Holland and Mississippi equal to
the height of the sea and river, he thus pro
tected the property of the people. It was no
protection at all. The dykes and levees must
be made higher than the sea or river or the
country would be overflowed.
Mr. Wood called attention to the dividends
paid by the Massachusetts woolen mills, as
shown by Stafford's almanac, and he quoted
the dividends in his own, Banks' district as be
ing in 1870, fifteen per eent, in 1871, seventeen
per cent, in 1872. 13 per cent, in 1873, 9 per
cent, in 1874,14 per cent, in 1875, 9 per cent,
in 1876, 10 per cent.
Mr. Banks replied that he also had in lus
hand a copy of the same book, which showed
the dividends of the New England Manufactur
ing company from 1870 to 1876. The dividends
in 1870 were large, growing out of the fore
thought and intellect of the manufacturer,
who had laid in large supplies of cotton at the
breaking out of the late unpleasantness, but
the dividends for 1876, which were those
which should be taken into con
sideration, averaged only 51 3-100
per cent, on an aggregate capital of fifty-two
million dollars, and there were thirty-four of
the companies that had paid no dividends at
all. How was that for high? [Laughter.] He
characterized the proposition of the bill on
woolen goods, and which Mr. Wood had spoken
of as a gentle reduction, as assassination of the
most important national industry. But the
fact was that the committee on ways and means
did not know what it was doing in the woolen
sections of the bill, and that reminded
him of a war anecdote with which he finished
his speech. It was that of a chaplain
who had volunteered to distribute the soldier's
mails, but who found that in consequence of
the bad roads, the interruption of mails,
presence of the enemy, etc., it was a bigger
job than he had any notion of, and when one
morning the soldiers came to him one after an
other with the inqniry, "Mr. Chaplain, when
will the mail arrive?" he got tired of answer
ing thh question, took a board, nail
ed it on a tree, and with
a piece of chalk wrote on it, "The chaplain
docs not know when the mail will arrive," and
a little fellow crept in behind him and added
country, neither did it care a damn. "I will
finish my speech some other time." (Loud
The committee rose, and Mr. Singleton made
a conference report on the bill to regulate the
advertising of mail letting*. Agreed to.
Senate bill for the distribution and sales of
the new edition of the revised statutes was
taken from the speaker's table and passed.
Mr. Butler introduced a bill to provide for a
tariff commission. Rererred.
The Golden Gate left to-day for Beef Slough.
Seagrave Smith, of Minneapolis, was in the
The Aunt Betsey left last night with two
barges of wood for St. Paul.
There has been a fall of two inches in Lake
St. Croix since Monday noon.
Bell of Bellevue went out yesterday with a
raft for the St. Croix lumber company.
The G. A. R. have secured the services of the
Great Western band for Decoration day. If
the Stillwater band had the support that it was
justly entitled to, we would not be compelled
to go outside for a band.
Reports from the drives are very encouraging.
Sauntry & Casey, Ellison & Bates, and Mallet
Bros were by Snake river last night, at a
good driving stage. Ann river drive is in the
dead water, with a good prospect of a clean
William Diamond was up before Judge Nor
gord yesterday, charged with using abusive
language to Howard Packard. Fined $20 and
costs, and in default of payment was hired out
to the street commissioner for 23 days$1 per
day and board.
The funeral services of Mrs. Hannah Greeley,
the death of whom we noticed yesterday, took
place at Ascension church this afternoon.
There was a large attendance of her many
friends. The services were performed by the
Rev. T. J. Brooks, and were very solemn and
The dental parlors of Dr. B. G. Merry are
elegantly fitted up, and would be a credit to
any city. Dr. Merry has all of the latest im
provements in dentistry, among which is the
patent atmospheric disc. Doctor, if ever we
have occasion to use a false set of molars,
grinders, Ac, you may depend on it, we will
have nothing but your atmospheric disc.
the words, "Neither does he care a damn," and had his neck bioken. and falling over upon
so said Mr. Banks the committee did not know I Morris fatally injured him, when the remain-
what harm it was doing to theiodustries of the der of the race was postponed.
Business in the municipal court was quite
lively yesterday, although of a civil nature.
The first case on the calendar was Nicholas
Schnell against David C. Gaslin. Argued and
submitted. O. H. Comfort against Frank Keep
and Isaac Staples, garnishee disclosure taken
and garnishee discharged. James H.Kennedy
against Henry Cooper and Isaac Staples, gar
nishee disclosure of garnishee taken, defend
ant defaulted, and judgment rendered. O. H.
Comfort against H. L. Pevy, went by default,
defendant not appearing. J. P. Lundall against
H. C. Farmer L. E. Thompson appeared for
defendant, and asked leave to file an answer
case set for to-day.
ENGLISH GRAIN TRADE.
Market Quiet with Home Stocks Offered
SparinglyFair Imparts of American
and Russian Wheat, with Prices Steady.
LONDON, May 7.The Mark Lane Express
says the farmers continue to market wheat
very sparingly in spite of the promising ap
pearence of the growing crops, doubtless in
the hope of obtaining better prices for reduced
stocks still in their hands, should the market
rise under the influence of a possible war.
English wheat advanced a shilling in many in
portant provincial markets, but the trade has
disappointed the London factors, as sales have
only been practically at former rates.
Imports of foreign wheat into London have
been fair, the bulk of the supply consisting of
American and Russian descriptions, upon which
the milling demand has principally turned
during the last fortnight. Of Calcutta wheat
there is little remaining in our market. Sel
lers for future delivery have shown reserve, as
this branch of trade may be seriously affected
by the rise which will doubtless occur- in
freights should the government continue to
charter extensively for transport of troops
Maize ruled steady for sound lots of new
corn, and also for the limited stocks still re
maining of old, but the demand for cargoes on
passage, and for shipment, was cheeked by
fears regarding their condition upon which the
near approach of warm weather has begun to
tell, neaily all cargoes that arrived off coast
being in a damaged state. There is little quot
able alteration in values of barley or oats, but
the trade in feeding corn has been animated and
prices eased slightly with moderate arrivals at
ports of call. The floating eargo trade for
wheat is quiet, and prices declined a shilling
owing to the fine weather and more pacific as
pect of political affairs. Maize advanced three
per cent for perfect cargoes, which are scarce
COLD WATER DRINKERS.
Annual Meeting of the National Society
Work of the Year.
NEW YORK, May 7.The thirteenth annual
meeting of the National Temperance society
was held here this afternoon, Wm. E. Dodge,
president, in the chair. The annual report
says that in many State legislatures, as well as
in Congress, the liquor traffic has occasioned
much discussion, but there have been few im
portant changes in the statutes. The liquor
problem is becoming more and more recog
nized as a paramount question of practical
politics. The annual report shows receipts for
subscriptions to the National Temperanco Ad
vocate of $ 17,924 for books and tracts,
$28,973. Total receipts, exclusive of donations
for the year, $7,182. Total expenses for the
same period, $54,070. Wm. E. Dodge was re
Aniline Exposes a Spirit Materializer.
KEOKUK, la., May 7.Mott, the spirit
materializer, of Memphis, Mo., whom thou
sands have flocked to see, was exposed Monday
by J. H. Pattee, of Monmouth, 111., who at
tended the seance and squirted aniline through
a syringe he bad prepared for that purpose into
the face of one of the spirits, which appeared
at the aperture of the cabinet. The face at
once disappeared. Lights were brought in, and
Mott was found with his face covered with the
aniline stains. The affair created great excite
AI/L ABOUND THE GLOBE.
Eighty thousand persons visited the Paris
Mayor Ely, of New York, has nominated Geo.
Jones, of the Times, for police commissioner.
Geo. K. Davis, a real estate broker of Port
land, Me., has filed a petition in bankruptcy
Frederick Finklc, a Bohemian peddler, has
been arrested at Toronto, charged with tho
murder of Robert Ankled.
The directors of the reorganized Charter Oak
life insurance company have elected George M.
Bartholomew president of the company,
The syndicate has subscribed for an addi
tional five million 4 per cent, bonds, making
twenty-five millions taken of the fifty millions
The Pensacola & Louisville railroad has been
purchased under foreclosure sale by J. C. Sul
livan, a holder of first mortgage bonds amount
ing to $6,000,000.
Rev. W. D. Morgan, pastor of the Third
Baptist church, North Stonington, Conn., re
turning from a Masonic communication early
yesterday morning, was thrown from a wagon
A fire at Leetonia, Ohio, yesterday morning
destroyed $30,000 worth of property, consist
ing principally of the machinery "and stock
of the Grafton furnace company, and freight
cars. Insured for $15,000 in Pittsburgh com
The Associated Press, in session at New York
yesterday, expressed deep regret at the death of
Hon. Wm. Orion,- oresident of the Western
Union Telegraph company, characterizing the
calamity as second only to the death of one of
their own number.
The Massachusetts savings bank commission
ers have applied a restrictive order to the Bris
tol county savings bank of Taunton, permit
ting the payment of 15 per cent, of the depos
its the first six months, and 15 per cent, the
second six months.
The new hunting park at Philadelphia was
formally opened Monday with a hurdle race, in
which the horse ridden by Peter Morris fell and
THE REASON WHY COLLECTOR WEIT-
ZEL WAS ASKED TO RESIGN.
Government Officials In Collusion With
Crooked Distillers In CincinnatiFrauds
as Extensive as Those of the Grant
[Washington Telegram Chicago Tribune.]
In announcing the demand foa the re
signation of Collector Weitzel, at Cincinnati,
it was stated in these dispatches that some
"recent events" had hastened this request.
In reply to a letter from Collector Weitzel
making inquiry on this point, Secretary
Sherman has seen fit to state, over bis own
signature, that the action of the department
had not been taken because of "recent
events." This necessitates a partial relation
of the facts upon which the very mild version
of the case thus flatly denied by the Secre
tary was based. For several months pre
vious to the conference which resulted in the
decision to demand the resignation of Col.
Weitzel, officers of internal revenue had
been on the track of
E^OBMOCS WHISKY FRAUDS
in Cincinnati and vicinity. The task was a
very difficut one. The evidence that frauds
on a large scale were practiced were clear,
but the methods of perpetrating them were
so carefully concealed that, for a considera
ble time, it seemed impossible to detect
them. From the first there was a feeling
that the collector's office as organized would
not afford such aid as the officers at work in
the matter had a right to expect. This want
of confidence was throughout a most serious
embarassment. So far as Collector Weitzel
was concerned, the difficulty seemed to be
AN APPABENT 1NDIFFEBENCE
to a close examination of affairs in his dis
trict, so far as allegations of frauds were
concerned, based upon his declared belief
that such frauds as were suspected by thd
department did not exist. It cannot be as
certained how far he was trusted with the
details of tho investigation in progress, but
v\ is known that many things were kept
from him, not because it was feared that he
himself would do anything to delay or hin
der the investigation if all the facts ascer
tained were put into his possession, but
there was a conviction that some of his
subordinates would play false and expose
the matter. In fact, it would have been im
pessible for the great frauds that were dis
covered to have taken place if all the subor
dinates of his office had been faithful. But,
in spite of all the difficulties,
IT WAS AT LENGTH ASCEBTAINED
to the full satisfaction of those at work in
the matter, that frauds on a most extensive
scale were being practiced by five or six of
the largest establishments in Cincinnati. It
required more than two months' active and
skillful work to discover this, and, when as
certained, there were certain points of legal
evidence wanting, the procurement of which
was impossible unless the full force of the
collector's office could be depended upon for
the work which remained to make the case
complete. The knowledge of the various
methods of fraud employed by the whisky
rings in different parts of the country, which
was obtained by the department at the time
of Secretary Bristow's movements, had made
the invention of
NEW METHODS NECESSABT,
and so, after the fact was ascertained that
frauds were being committed, it required
great patience and skill to trace them. The
evidences collected on this head, while con
clusive, cannot be stated for prudential rea
sons but enough is known to justify the
statement that at least six prominent whisky
houses in the Cincinnati district, have been
engaged in frauds which will favorably com
pare, in bad eminence, with those of St.
Lonis and Chicago during the last adminis
tration. Part of the operations only, were
concealed under new methods. For those
committed by old methods, the gangers and
storekeepers were responsible, either through
carelessness or direct collusion, and some of
the frauds discovered were such as to pre
clude any other theory than that of collusion
somewhere among subordinates.
ONE or THE BOLDEST METHODS
of the old frauds was found to be practiced,
namely, the reuse of stamps which, through
t'ae neglect of subordinates, were continually
allowed to go uncanceled. Large lots were
also taken off by night, and tho packages re
filled and sold without paying any tax what
ever. The frauds were on a scale that threw
the method of the "liberal gauge" quite into
the shade, and appears to be by the barrel
the wagon-load and the lot. After the cer
tainty that such things were in progress in
Cincinnati was established those engaged in
the search became exceedingly anxious to
have such changes in the collector's office as
would give confidence to all the people
prosecuting the inquiry, and remove
the danger of discovery. This did
not seem to be an easy thing to
accomplish, and toward the last, the signs
were clear that the whole movement was in
danger, because of the organization of the
collector's office. Finally, this became so
apparent that action could not be any longer
delayed. It was then determined that Col
lector Weit/el should be asked to resign, but
this decision came too late. The movement
of the government had been sufficiently ex
posed by some one under the collector, and
those chiefly involved were suddenly found
OK THEIE GUABD
in all directions and to have had sufficient
notice to cover up the evidences which were
needed to make the government's case com
plete. It has not been charged that Col
lector Weitzel is personally involved in the
matter, but that the frauds beca'ne possible
through the carelessness of some of his^sub
ordinates and the corruption of others there
can be no doubt, nor is there any
doubt that, had the entire force of his office,
efficiently directed by himself, been such that
it could be trusted to take hold with the
government agents and work earnestly and
honestly to help detect these frauds, one of
the most extensive whisky rings ever ex
posed, would have been at the mercy of the
treasury whenever the latter concluded to
strike it. This is an outline only of the facts
tnat were compressed into the mild term,
"recent events," in the first dispatch an
nouncing that Col. Weitzel's resignation had
been asked for. The demand, as will be
seen, was made because the government
found itself unable, through the present or
ganization of the collector's office, to pat its
hand upon the Cincinnati whisky ring.
A DEAD WOOD SENSATION.
A Suspected Treasurer Refuses to Increase
His Bonds, and is Given the Grand Bounce
by the Sheriff.
I Special Telegram to the Globc.l
DEADWOOD, D. T., May 7.The commission
ers of this, Lawrence county, recently increased
to fifty thousand dollars the bonds required
from County Treasurer George E. Brigham.
That official failing to qualify in the time des
ignated by law, the commissioners to-day con
sidered the office vacant and appointed C. F.
Thompson, formerly of Wisconsin, treasurer
ad interim. Brigham refused to open his office
and surrender the books, &c, whereupon
Sheriff Manning made a forcible entry and cap
ture. Serious charges were recently preferred
against Brigham, snd the denouement is the
sensation of the hour.
Want a Farm and Mules.
PmxADELrHTA, May 7.The Western immi
gration society, colored, have adopted a me
morial to Congress asking an appropriation to
transport emigrants to the West, and furnish
an outfit of farming utensils, seed, &c, for the
first year or two, when it is calculated they will
be able to support themselves.
New and complete guide to Paris"Put
money in thy purse."
Edison has sold his telephono patent to the
Western Union telegraph company.
Don Cameron's bride apparent is only 21
years old, or two years older that his daughter.
The Breakfast-Table nicknames the phono
graph "the deacon," because it can snore so
Thieves have 6tolen four medallions, one of
them a portrait of Mozart, from the composer's
tomb in Vienna.
Rev. Dr. John Hall, pastor of the million
dollar Presbyterian church on Fifth avenue,
New York, has a salary of $10,000 a year.
Mr. Jennings, London correspondent of the
World, prophesies that there will be a reaction
in favor of Mr. Gladstone "some of these
'"The tea, date and palm lunatic" is the
reprehensibly flippant epithet applied by the
New York Sun to 6uch a serious subject as our
The expression "to the victors belong the
spoils," usually attributed to Andrew Jackson,
was really the utterance of Senator Marcy, of
Queen Victoria sent her congratulations to
the Czar on his 60th birthday. The old boy
was so tickled that his reply is full of peace
While Jim Blaine struts and shouts in tho
Senate chamber his brother engages in the
humble occupation of a folder of speeches in
the document room.
The London Tunes advocates the establish
ment of training-schools for LOTB destined for
the army, on the same general principle as the
The Canadians are somewhat excited over the
appearance of the Cimbna on the coast o
Maine, and are discussing measures for the pro
tection of their fishing fleet.
The British government has contracted for a
million pounds of lint. Beaconsfield must be
looking for a "thirty years' war," or else in
tending to pad the troops until they are bullet
Bishop McCoski is continually worried by
the calls of repoiter*. to inquire about his
health. The answer now given is: "If thero
is anything new in the bishop's case it will be
6ent down to the newspaper offices."
The Crow Indians belie their name by not
caring much for whisky, but they are "power
ful" fond of coffee. A Crow's idea of the high
est earthly enjoyment is to he ?t ease by his
wigwam, sip coflee. ard watch hia squaw split
By statistics of prisons where the silent sys
tem is enforced, it has been proved that "long
continued 6ilencs weakens the digestive appar
atus, debilitates the respiratory organs, and
prediBposes to phthisis." Now, don't all speak
A London letter saj that the writers knew
that Good Fuday was a holiday because of tho
number of drunken people in the street.
When the oppressed workingman in England
gets a holiday he generally goes off "on a
Bishop Gil Ha\ en has broken out again. Ho
is mightily incensed at Hajes for his "concilia
tion" policy, compares him with Arnold and
Jeff Davis, concludes that Haj es is rather the
woist of the three, and winds up with a glori
fication of Grant.
The first of the new line of steamers to Bra
zil sailed on Satuiday from New York. On
boaid wa6 a phonogranh, a present from John
Roach to Dom Pedro, charged with a message
of compliments and congratulations on tho
establishment of the line.
"What's fame?" asks the poet Pope and the
Paris journals respond by announcing tho
death of Williams Twed in Nev York. As our
readers may not tp the point, we will say that
the individual alluded to is the same who was
once known as Twid Antelme.
When Minncn -tsans have considered the an
nouncement that mutton-chops cost 62% cents
a pound ia Pans they will content Iheu.sclveo
with a visit to the State fair, and reflect that
the possibility of a war in Emooe would Lave
made a European tour unpleasant, anjhow.
Another frightful murder is reported from
Ohio, a man's wife having cut off her husband's
head, broken every bone in his body with an
ax, and roasted the corpse in the oven. The
murderess expresses no contrition, but says "It
served him right." No cause for her awful
action is known.
St. Louis RfipMuau.Some time towards
the end of the present century, St. Louis will
get np an international exposition and teach
the world a thing or two they havo never
dreamed of about expositions. Just now, how
ever, wo should be rather pressed for room to
entertain 300,000 guests at once.
The stallion known as "Man-Later," one of
the finest horses in Orange county, New York,
was killed by his owner la&t week. The "Man
Eater" has killed three men, wounded twenty
others, and for fourteen jears has shown a
viciousness that was uncontrollable. An offer
of $7,000 was once refused for him.
It is a melancholy state of affairs when 300
workmen are emplojed in one town in the man
ufacture of base balls, as is the cas at Natick,
Mass. We suppose that this establishment
could scarcely come under the laws against tho
publication of obscene literature, but some
thing ought to be done to discoueage this nur
sery for the prooagation of vico.
In the river and harbor grab-bag there was
an appiopnation of $5,000 for the Elk river, in
West Vuginia. TI13 editor of the Por'smouth
Valley Blade bays that he has jumped across
this "river" many time6, and that the bed is
dry half the year. The Philadelphia Time* re
pels the inuendo that the Kiskimenitas is a
"trout-stream," as it has not water enough for
a trout to live in.
G. Washington Childs, A. M., the obituary
bard of the Philadelphia Ledger, is going to
Paris. It is believed that he will represent a
large undertaking establishment at the exposi
tion. Much regret at his expected departure
is felt by sickly Philadelphians, as they fear
that if they should die during his absence
there will be no one to write them up in satis
factorily solemn verse.
Mr. HalUday, ot Hyde Park, Mass., thought
that he got the dead wood on his daughter, who
had shown an inclination to elope with Mr.
Bablmk, by hiding all her clothes when the
had gone to bed. The enterprising Miss Halli
day, however, climbed down a ladder in her
night di ebs, and joined her Bablink, who took
her to his house and dressed her from his sin
ter's wardrobe. Then they hunted up a
minister and were married.
Congressman Wright, of Pennsylvania, on
Thursday h.st delivered a great speech. When
he began there wah only one other member in
in the House besides the acting speaker, and
in a few minutes that one withdiew. Mr.
Mornson, of Illinois, however, came in and
acted as audience. The epeech wili be printed
with the customary insertions of "applause."
"laughter," etc. Mr. Wright feels that it
was "the greatest effort of his life."
The St. Lonis Republican discovers in the
completion of the elevated railway in New
York "the beginning of anew era in city tran-
sit," and believes that other large cities will
soon adopt the system. If the Republican's
writer had ever seen the bideons effect of the
elevated railway upon the appearance of a city
that was rapidly becominj one of the
handsomest in the world, he would have been
less prompt to hail with satisfaction the pros
pect of an extension of the system.