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THE MAY'S DOING IX
Unci of tho Debate in Parliament by the
Overwhelming Rejection of Hartinffton's
Resolution of Want of ConfidenceAus
tiia Getting Her Torpedo Fleet in Readi
ness for the Anticipated Trouble- -Pre-
imriitions of Russians for Withdraw al
from TurkeyT he Treaty to be Ex
chunged by the Signatory Powers To-day
'Relief that Germany and the Vatican
Have Readied an UnderstandingLord
DulYerin Named as Probable Commission
er to Asia aiinorGerman ElectionDe
pression of Cotton Trade, Etc
LONDON, AUK. 2.lu the house of commons
this evening the debate on Lord Hartington's
resolution was resumed. Lord Elcho, con
servative, vehemently assailed the opposition,
attributing the llusso-Turkish war to their con
duct. Forester, liberal, attributed the war to
the government isolating itself from the other
powers. Like other opposition speakers he
based his principle of attack on the Anglo
Turkish convention, which he declared was un
constitutional in the manner of its conclusion.
O'Donnell, home rule, supported the govern
ment, declaring the opposition had not a rag of
foreign policy. The debate wab continued at
length by less known members. At one time
as many as thirty opposition members rose to
their teet simultaneously. Kolbuck said the
conduct of the liberals throughout the crisis
had been such that he did not think either
himself or Gladstone would live to see them in
Sir William Vernon Harcourt, Liberal, de
clared he thought the government was inse
cure that it had no belief whatever that any
danger was to be apprehended from Jtusaia in
Asia Minor, but that it wanted a pretext
for acquiring Cyprus.
Dr. Isaac Butt, Liberal and Home Ruler,
announced he would support the government.
Or. Wilfred Lawson, Radical, expressed sur
prise that Plunkett's vote of confidence was
not more strongly worded so as to obtain a
definite decision before the dissolution of par
liament was imminent.
Sir Stafford Northcote declared that in re
gard to the prerogative of the crown, the
government had acted strictly in accordance
with precedent. He pointed out that it was
unfair for Lord Hartington to compare the
treaty of Berlin with that of 1850, as the key
stone of the treaty of 185(5, namely, the inde
pendence and integrity of Turkey, had been de
stroyed by the treaty of Kan Stefano. The
government had succeeded in restoring much
of Turkey's independence and integrity,
though after the results of the war it was
impossible to insist upon their-maintenance as
deli tied by the treaty of 1850. lie entered into
details in refutation of Gladstone's statement
in regard to the attitude of the British pleni
potentiaries at the congress. The government
had used its influence to prevent Turkey from
attacking Greece when she could have done so
with overwhelming power, in regard to the
Anglo-Turkish convention, he said it was
necessary to prevent Russia from
undermining British influence in the East, and
secrecy was necessary for speedy negotiations.
The principal point in his speech was an em
phatic denial of tho existanoe of any other se
cret engagement, although he admitted it was
f|uite true there had been confidential commu
nications. In conclusion he maintained it was
the duty and interest of England to maintain
Turkey in aw strong a position as practicable.
T..E HEHOr.UTION UEIEOTED.
Lord Hartington briefly replied, closing the
debate. The house then divided on Lord Hart
ington's resolution, and it was rejected, 195 af
firmative, 335 negative. The announcement of
the vote was received with loud and prolonged
cheering. The amendment moved by Handle
Plunkett as a vote, of confidence, was then re
jected without division.
LONDON, Aug 2.A Constantinople dispatch
dated July Hist says: The Russians are endeav
oring to charter a steam transport for tho con
veyance of 100,000 men to Odessa in about a
month hence, but this will depend upon the
evacuation of Varna. The Russian imperial
guard has been ordered to be sent home as soon
as possible. The Russian ambassador at Con
stantinople urges the Porte to accelerate the re
embarkation of the Varna brigade, but the
event is still uncertain.
BUCUAKEST, Aug. 2.Orders have been re
ceived by officers in Bidgaria and Roumania to
prepare supplies for a part of the Russian
army which will shortly return home.
GETTING HEADY FOR WAR.
TRIESTE, Aug. 2.It is reported that men
belonging to the Austrian navy, on leave, will
shortly be ordered to return to their posts.
Torpedoes have been placed not only at Klek
but at other points on the Dalmatian coast,
and extraordinary precautions have been taken
in the waters of Polo and the roadstead of Sea
ROME AND GERMANY.
ROME, Aug. 2.It is stated in clerical circles
that Mons. Cloisi Mosella, the Papal nuncio at
Munich, has arrived at an understanding with
Prince Bismarck at Kissingen, relative to the
modus vivendir between Germany and the
LONDON, Aug. 2.The Mornhi I'ost says an
attempt will be made to get the debate in the
House of Commons on Lord Hartington's reso
lution protracted until the 6th inst., but this
does not find favor with the leaders of either
side, and a division is expected. It is also
Btated that every effort is making to end the
session of Parliament on the 17th of this
Regarding the rumor telegraphed from Vien
na that Gen. Todleben, commander of the
Russian forces, refuses to withdraw a man from
the vicinity of Constantinople before the with
drawal of the British fleet, a dispatch from
Berlin says that Prince GortschakofE made a
solemn promise at Berlin that the Russian
forces should be withdrawn upon the evacua
tion of Varna and Sbumla.
It is reported Lord Dufferin will go to Asia
Minor as British commissioner.
The archbishop of Canterbury, the primate,
has issued to the clergy of his diocese a recom
mendation that they who during the past four
months have prayed for peace, should now,
through a general thanksgiving, return thanks
to God that their prayers have been thus far
ROME, Aug. 2.The funeral of the late Car
dinal Franchi will be celebrated Monday. In
the meantime audiences at the Vatican will be
VIENNA, Aug. 2.The meeting of the empe
rors of Austria and Germany, postponed, will
take place at Salsbury.
COTTON TRADE DEPRESSION.
LONDON, Aug. 2.The Ik-ho states that
owing to the prostrate condition of the cotton
trade, Hornby & Son, of Brookhouse, the
largest mill owners in the Blackburn district,
have given a fortnight's notice to their opera
tives that they will close their mills.
BERLIX, Aug. 2.The exchange o ratifica
tions of the treaty of Berlin will take place
Saturday, as the congress arranged, notwith
standing the Porte's delay.
THE GERMAN ELECTIONS.
BERLIN, Aug. 2.Returns of the elections
show the Socialists polled 30,000 votes in Ham
burg, 12,000 in Altoona, 7,000 in Kiel, 10,000 in
Brealau, 13,000 in Dresden, 14,000 in Lcipsic,
11,000 in Elberfeld, 10,000 in Nnrenberg, 6,500
in Hanover, 4,000 in Frankfort
and 4,000 in Stuttgart. The last returns
indicate the election of 73 Conservatives, 110
various Liberals, 67 Ultramontanes and 3 So
THE POBTE SANCTIONS.
BERLIN, Aug. 2.The Ottoman embassy is
said to be informed the Sultan has sanctioned
the treaty of Berlin.
ROME, Aug. 2.Bismarck has been notified
that negotiations will proceed notwithstanding
the death of Cardinal Franchi. Cardinals
Nina, Luca and Hohenlohe are mentioned as
the likely successors.
PARIS, Aug. 2.The French government at
the request of the United States, has invited
the foreign powers to the international money
congress, to begin here August 10th.
LONDON, Aug. 2.Capt. Webb has commenc
ed the feat of swimming forty-six hourB con*
tinuously, without rest, in the Thames. He
dove off the parade at Woolwich at 6 o'clock
this morning and is now swimming towards
Gravesend, on reaching which place he will
turn with the tide and swim back to Woolwich,
expecting to reach there at 6 o'clock this even
ing, when he will again turn with the tide and
repeat the trip.
WOOLWICH, Aug 2.Owing to high winds
Captain Webb left water at 3:16, having been
swiming nine hours and completed twenty-two
Broaclved to the Congressional Committee
Property in Common, Lands for A1J, Reg
ulation of Machinery, Government Regu
lation of Health, Etc.
NEW YORK, Aug. 2.The Congressional
committee on the labor question resumed its
session this morning, Mr. Hewitt presiding*
Bartholomew, chairman the Social Demo
cratic party, resumed his testimony. He said
Times are worse now than in 1870. He was a
piano maker, and in inflated times his wages
did not go up, but after the panic fell 20 per
cent. He argued for the establishment of a
labor bureau similar to that in Massachusetts,
and that no politician Bhould be allowed to
have anything to do with it. He would have
no accumulation of capital in private hands,
but under control of the government for the
benefit of the people. In this state of society
there would be no desire among work
men to accumulate, as they would be
sure of: constant employment.
Still, he would not pay one man as much as
another, but give each salary or wages equal to
the amount and perfection of his work.
The committee questioned Bartholomew on
the practical working of his system of co-oper
ative socities, but, being unable to answer, he
was prevailed upon to retire.
The rest of the Socialists had for a consider
able time watched Bartholomew's hopeless
ineanderings with disgust. At last the mutter
ings of "what an ox," "what an ass,", on the
part of his comrades became so loud that Bar
tholomew sat down.
Isaac Bennett, cigarmaker, advocated the
regulation of the use of machinery, not its de
struction. He wanted machinery regulated to
such extent that it would not cause the en
forced idleness of workmen. Bennett also ad
vocated co-operative societies, but said the
cigar makers could not go into this co-opera
tive system at present because they did not
have the means.
Hewitt"Oh then you do want capital."
The answer was, in part, that the reduction
of hours of labor to eight hours per day would
Boyd, of Illinois"Then would not the re
duction of a day's labor to six hours still fur
ther increase wages?"
To this there was no reply.
Adolph Douai, of the Socialistic labor party,
next appeared and discussed the land laws of
England of an ancient date. He maintained
that the government ought to provide land for
every man and woman in the United States.
He claimed the government should enact a law
to prevent men from being forced to labor
lont'er than eight hours a day, and forbidding
their engagement in any occupation that would
be injurious to their health or constitution.
Some amusement was created when, in an
swer to inquiries as to hours and regulations in
Krupp's factory, Douai intimated Herr Krnpp
was bankrupt and that his money was deposit
ed in English banks in his wife's name.
At the afternoon session, James Connelly,
representing the national Greenback party,
ascribed the depression in labor to the bond
system, saying people take their money out of
manufactures and invest it in bonds, on which
they obtain interest. He denounced the rail
road land grants, and thought the government
should have built its own railroads. A great
means, ho declared, to relieve the dis
tresses among the laboring classes
was for the government to
assist them to settle on the public lands and
insure them support until they reaped the first
crop. He affirmed that all laws of Congress
were in favor of large manufacturers and
dealers, and tended to crush out the middle and
After hearing a few other witnesses whose
views were similar to those given, the commit
tee invited manufacturers, business men, etc.,
to give their views.
Adiourned until to-morrow.
THE HEATHEN CHINEE.
Tho Embassy E Konte for Washington
Present and Prospective Relations Be
tween China and the United States.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 2.The Chinese embassy
will leave here to-morrow for the East by spe
cial car. By an arrangement his excellency
held an extended interview last evening with
Col. Bee, attorney of the Chinese companies,
several prominent Chinese merchants being
present. Matters were discussed relative
to the treatment of his countrymen
here and the relations existing between
the twtr governments. Col. Bee is not
at liberty to give his excellency's conclusions,
but says he repeatedly alluded to the great
friendship felt by his government towards
that of the United States, which he believed
was reciprocated. He knew of nothing having
transpired to change these friendly relations.
He spoke in high commendation of ex-Minister
Howe and Mr. Seward, and especially referred
to S. Wella Williams, late secretary of legation,
as having done much during his long
residence in China to bring about the
present amicable relations existing be
tween the two nations. He saw much
in the future to increase this sentiment, and
the establishment of this embassy at Washing
ton would bring the two governments into
closer commercial relations and give the United
States the advantages heretofore more largely
enjoyed by the older nations.
Although the federal, State and municipal
authorities have paid the embassy no official
courtesies they have been the recipients of at
tention from many prominent citizens during
their stay in the city.
Monument to Capt. Jonath an Walker.
CHICAGO, Aug. 2.Dispatches from Muske
gon, Mich., state" that the monument erected to
Capt. Jonathan Walker, by Rev. Protius Firn,
of Greece, was unveiled at that place yester
day. He was known as the man with the
branded hand, a cognomen derived from the
fact that the palm of his right hand was
branded "S. S." (slave stealer) on account of
his having assisted in running fugitives over
into Canada on his vessel. Porter Pillsbury,
ex-Congressman Williams, Gen. Pritchard and
others made addresses.
Decision of Secretary Schurz to be Contested
CHICAGO, Aug. 2.The land agent of the
Union Pacific railroad, at Omaha, has issued
an official circular letter, giving notice that
that road will not accept as final the recent
decision of Secretary Schurz as to the right of
citizens to settle on and remain in undisturbed
possession of land granted to the Union Pacific
railroad by the government. Any such set
tlers will be dealt with as trespassers.
CRIMES AND CASUALTIES.
RECORD OF DEVILTRIES AXD MI8-
The Winona Seducer Held for TrialA?
Well Known Citizen of Rochester, Minn.,
Stabbed by a TrampArrest of the Wife
of the Murdered Jersey City Policeman,
and Two Others, on Suspicion of the
CrimeDestructive Rain and Wind
Storm in Indiana, Illinois and Ohio
Immense Damage to Property and Grow
LOWE-ELY SEDUCTION CASE.
[Special Telegram to the Globe. I
WINONA, Aug. 2.In the Lowe^Ely seduction
case to-day the defense waived examination on
the charge of bastardy, and the defendant was
bound over to the district court in the sum of
$300. At the close of proceedings to-day the
court adjourned to Monday morning, and de
fendant was put under a new bond of $1,000
for his appearance to answer the charge of se^
duction under promise of marriage.
STABBED BY A TRAMP.
Special Telegram to the Globe.
ROCHESTER, Aug. 2. Mr. Wood, a well-to
do citizen, was stabbed near the heart by a
tramp named Dan F. Crowley, on the veran
dah of the Norton house, about 1 P. M. to-day.
Instantly Sheriff White, who was near by, or
ganized a company who followed with horses
and arrested Crowley one mile from the city.
Mr, Wood lies in a dangerous condition.
THE SMITH MURDER.
NEW YORK, Aug. 2.A great number of peo*
pie looked to-day at the house in Jersey City
wherein ltichard Harrison Smith, policeman,
was brutally murdered Wednesday night*
Three arrests have been made, that of the wife
of the man killed, Covert Bennett and Delia
Canffield, who is said to have borne improper
relations towards Smith. Thomas Cottman,
contractor, who is building a sewer on Van
Home street, was there very early Thursday
morning, looking after his property, and
says that between 1:30 and 3 o'clock a
couple whirled around the corner of Pacific
avenue, the horse going at a full gallop, and
dashed up Johnson street towards where I was
sitting on a pile of dirt and stones. As the
vehicle drew near, the driver exclaimed: "Why
don't you have your damned light burning?"
I seized the light and ran out into the street to
give him an opportunity to see where to drive*
and as he dashed past I heard a voice inside the
coupe say, "Go on driver, go on for God's sake,
goon!" This coupe was seen by others wait
ing on Pacific avenue, and it is said the police
have found the driver, and upon information
given them by him they arrested Bennett. The
funeral will take place to-morrow, and will be
attended by a detachment of police and Amity
lodge of Free Masons.
OONE UP IN FLAMES.
CHICAGO, Aug. 2.A special to the dailj
Xews from Salt Lake City, says the town of
Alta, on the Little Cottonwood, is in ashes, the
fire having originated from a cigar of Judge
Van, who was lying on a lounge in the Swan
House, and spread rapidly, consuming 200
wooden buildings. Loss estimated at $100,0U0.
CINCINNATI, Aug. 2.A fire at Parkersburg,
West Virginia, yesterday, destroyed V. Rath
burn's factory and Blaede & Co.'s dry house.
Loss about $30,000 partly insured.
ROBBERY IN THE HILLS.
DEADWOOD, Aug. 2.James Anderson, a milk
man who lives on a ranche about twenty miles
north of Deadwood, started for town early this
morning on his regular trip. When about two
miles from the ranche he was stopped by five
masked men, bound, gagged, robbed and left
in the edge of the woods. The robbers took
about 820 in money and the span of horses
from his wagon. They then proceeded to the
ranche, where they appropriated three more
horses and saddles to their own use, telling the
man who was in charge of the ranche to go and
CINCINNATI, Aug. 2.Advices from south
eastern Indiana state' that a tornado swept
through that section of country yesterday,
damaging crops, trees and buildings quite
seriously. At Liberty the Methodist church
was badly damaged, and the residence of J. M.'
Darco partially burned. At Eaton, O., corn
was flattened out over a large area and apples
and pears covered the ground in the vicinity
of orchards. Reports of the same tenor are
also received from Greenville, Ohio, West
Alexandria, Ohio, and Rushville and Conners
CHICAGO, Aug. 2.A telegram from central
Illinois states that Wednesday night's storm
did considerable damage to crops and barns.
At Canton and vicinity the loss is estimated at
$50,000. The storm was less destructive but
unusually violent in Chamiaign, Havana,
Springfield, Bloomington, Decorah and Tuscola.
At Pekin the loss is $20,000.
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Ang. 2.The News has in
telligence of a most terrific wind and rain
storm that visited a large portion of southern
Indiana yesterday afternoon, the extreme
southern edge reaching within ten miles of
this city. A gentleman who was at Blooming
ton. Ind., informs us that a very large quantity
of fine timber was blown down, fences prostrat
ed, bams levelled or unroofed, and many
buildings damaged. The growing corn was
torn up, twisted off or laid flat on the ground,
many hundreds of acres being destroyed.
On the line of the Ohio and Mississippi
rivers from Lexington northward
much damage was done crops, fences and for
ests. The rain poured down in broad sheets,
fairly flooding the entire country and swelling
the streams to an unusual height, washing
away fences and grain stacks, and sweeping off
acres of corn. The track of the storm was
wide, extending half across the State of In
diana. Passengers by the J., M. & I. railroad
report the storm very heavy in western Indiana
and Illinois, and quite as destructive as in
southern Indiana. I also extended into west
ern Ohio, where much damage was done.
TOPEKA, Kas., Aug. 2.A heavy wind and rain
storm, with thunder and lightning, visited this
section of country early this morning, and it is
thought has injured the corn somewhat. At 7
o'clock to-night another storm broke with ter
rific force, blowing down signs and breaking
AN OPTICAL DELUSION.
NEW YORK, Aug. 2.Isaac Rohman, secretary
and treasury of the New York optical company,
has disappeared, and it is asserted that he has
taken a large amount of money belonging to
KILLED BY LIGHTNING.
HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss., Aug. 2.During a
heavy rain storm here this afternoon, James
Brigg, aged 16, and Miss Louise Walter, aged
14, were killed by lightuing at different places
in the suburbs of the town.
SHOT HIS WIFE'S SEDUCER.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 2.This morning Geo.
Abbott, a farmer at Farmington, San Joaquin
county, killed J. P. McClary, saloon keeper, for
intimacy with Abbott's wife.
ST. JLOUIS, Mo., Aug. 2.About 5 o'clock
this afternoon Geo. E. Stevens, a prisoner at
the workhouse about three miles below the
city, was killed by the guards. I appears he
is a desperate man and had been confined in a
cell for two or three days for violent conduct.
To-day he was released from confinement, and
while crossing the yard picked up a paper
dropped by another prisoner. Two guards
McCay and McQuad, attempted to obtain
the paper, but Stevens refused to give
up and struck one of the guards with a rock,
and the other: one with a stone-breaking ham
mer. The guards then fired on him, shooting
him in the arm and left breast. The latter
Bhot entered the heart, killing him instantly.
Two other prisoners, who had nothing to do
with the affair, were wounded by a stray shot,
but not dangerously.
CROOKED CHICAGO POST-OFFICE CLERKS.
CHICAGO, Aug. 2.Postmaster Palmer to-
ST. PAUL, SATURDAY MORNING, AUGUST 8, 1878.
night removed John W. Gregg, chief clerk of
the money order department, because of bis
supposed connection with, or at least derelic
tion in duty, regarding the defalcation of his
subordinate, E. L. MiUer. Miller is now here,
having returned from Canada under promise
of temporary immunity, that be may give in
formation tending tofixthe time of Ex-Post
master McArthur's defalcation. Two other
clerks in the money order department will be
discharged to-morrow for supposed complicity
in the frauds.
KILLED BY INDIANS IN KANSAS.
TOPEKA, Kan., Aug. 2.The Commonwealth
has information that a man named McLean was
murdered by Ute Indians fifteen miles from
Cheyenne Wells, Colorado. He had gone out
to drive in cattle. His pony came in covered
with blood. A party went
to search for the body
and found Beventy-nve Ute Indians neat his
place who were hurrying away. McLean's
brother is in pursuit with eighteen soldiers.
It is thought he was murdered for a gold watch
and chain and other valuables on his person.
BAN FBANCTSOO, Aug. 2.A. M. Tullis, a
wealtny farmer of Grand Island, Sacramento
county, was murdered last evening by parties
unknown while at work in his orchard. Rob
bery was not the object as all the property was
remaining untouched. Deceased was unmar
ried and a native of (the South.
TURF AND BAT,
Sports of the Tuff at Buffalo and Saratoga
The Trotter Croxie Drops Into the
Free for All ClassVarious Games of
Ball PendingSeveral Only
Played on Account of Rain.
Sports of'the Turfi
TROTTING AT BUFFALO.
BUFFALO DRIVING PASK, Aug 2.r-For the
2 28 class, unfinished race, Croxie, the favorite,
won handily in 2:19^, defeating Lucille. The
unfinished pacing race was taken by Swettzer,
winning the fourth and sixth heats in 2:18'^
and 2il6X, Sleepy George taking the fifth heat
In the 2-.30 class, purse $100:
Indianapolis 1 2 1 2 1
Scott's Thomas 2 1 3 3 3
C. W. Wooley 4 3 2 1 2
Grey Salem 3 4 4 4 4
John. McDougalls, Colonel Dawes, John H.
Time: quarttrs, 36, 35%, 36^, 36, 35}
half, 1:10%, 1:10 1:11, 1:10), 1:10 miles,
2:23V, 2:21. 2:22, 2:22^, 2:22V, 2:21%.-
Free for all, purse $2,000.
Hopeful 1 2 1 1
Great Eastern. 2 1 2 2
Nettie 3 3 3 3
Cozette ...4 4 4 4
Time quarters, .34, .35, .34^, .34 half,
1.08^, 1.08, r.08, 1.08 mile, 2:18^, 2:18, 2:18,
RACING AT SARATOGA.
SARATOGA, Aug. 2.The first race, sequel
stakes, for three year olds, a mile and three
quarters, was won by the Duke of Magenta in a
canter, by four lengths Bonny Wood second,
and Invermod third. Time 3:15.
The second race, heats of three quarters
of a mile, was won by Joenserxen Loiter
er second and Diamond third. Time 1:W%.
The next was an extra race, a mile and a
quarter 'dash, which Bramble won easily by
six lengths Oriole second, and Isabella third.
The fourth race, a free handicap steeple
chase, two and three-fourth miles, was won
by Walker Redding second, and Dandy third.
Time 6:46, Carona lell at the second water
Bat and Ball.
PROVIDENCE, Aug. 2.Base ball, six innings
on account of rain. Providence 6 Cincinnat
CLEVELAND, Aug. 2.Forest City 9 Indianap
olis 6eleven innings,
LOWELL, Mass., Aug. 2.Miiwaukees 5 Low
ells 2six innings, owing to rain.
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 2.The Peninsular club
of Detroit, and the Germantown club resumed
their cricket match to-day, the Detroit men at
bat. They scored 176 runs. The Germantown
club scored 105 in the first inning and 32 in
the second with 7 wickets lost, when the game
was suspended and declared a draw that the
Peninsulars might leave.
.1 Rowing Challenge^
HALIFAX, N. S., Aug. 2.Warren Smith
through the Rowing association, challenges any
man in America, Hanlau and Courtney except
ed, to row a three-mile race on Bedford basin,
for $500 aside.
In Court as a Judgment Debtor Ha
Nary a Cent. But as a Politician Had
Thousands to Scatter as Bribes.
NEW YORK, Aug. 2.The examination of
Walter H. Shupe, editor of the Advocate, week
ly paper, as a judgment debtor in the case of
Jennings againBt Shupe, was resumed to-day.
Shupe denied that within a week he had made
a present of furniture to any one, or presented
a set of furniture, or anything, to the church
since the service of this order. He is not
owner of any stock. All his claims are out
lawed, or not good, and his wife has now the
share in the Advocate which Shupe formerly
The Express says the prosecution are in pos
session of information that points to the fact
that shortly before leaving for the Syracuse
convention? Shupe, at the house of Dr. Miller,
this city, offered $1,500 to the county conven
tion if they would make some arrangement by
which both factions should be united, and he
would give to a number of gentlemen of the
convention a salary from the earnings of the
Advocate. It is further alleged that previous to
the convention Shuupe offered the county con
vention, if the factions would unite, $1,000 as
a present in cash, and $2,000 as a loan if they
should become short of funds, if they would
make him chairman of the county convention.
International Reform Congress.
FAIR POINT, N. Y., Aug. 2.The prayer serv
ice preliminary to opening the International Re
form Congress and Chautauqua Sunday school
assembly, was held this evening. A grand re
ception will be given Gov. Colquitt, of Geor
gia, the 15th of August. Joseph Cook will lec
ture the 14th and 15th. The Daily Assembly
Herald, a large quarto sheet, will be issued
Monday and be published three weeks, a
steam printing house having been erected on
the grounds. Lewis Miller, of Adrian, Ohio,
remains president of the Chautauqua assembly
association. Large numbers of people from
all parts of ths United States are arriving.
Pirate Sherman Hobnobbing: with the
NEW YORK, Aug. 2.Secretary Sherman was
in conference to-day with the chief customs
officers and sub-treasurer, and leaves to-morrow
for Fire Island. A prominent banker says the
secretary intends having a conference Monday
with leading bankers and merchants regarding
resumption. Barge Shipments on the Missouri River.
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 2.-The tow boat A. J. Baker,
with three barges, arrived here to-day from
Kansas City, with 64,000 bushels of corn for
this city. This is the second trip of this kind,
and was made in several days shorter time than
the previous one by the Grand Duke, and it
shows that transportation by barges on the
Missouri river can be successfully accomp
lished. The freight was six cents per bushel.
Weather To-Day. ,'z,''.,.J
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 1 A. M.Indications for
the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys
partly cloudy weather, with occasional rains
and variable winds. Stationary temperature,
and stationary or falling barometer.
Butler and Kearney in Loving Communion
Discussion of the Advisability of Using
Chinese as Fertilizers, Hanging Railroad
Presidents, and Other Interesting Topics
BRIGHTON, Mass., Aug. 2.Gen. Butler called
on Kearney, the California agitator yesterday,
at the house of Kearney's mother, and had a
talk of an hour and a half upon the Chinese
qnestion in California, in the course of which
the General inquired if the bones of Chinamen
would not make good fertilizers. Kearney en
tered into a general description of his corraliDg
the two national parties and his fight with the
soreheads and aristocrats when his ticket
triumphed in the election, claiming there
is enough of his men in the country elected
on the non partisan ticket to give a majority
of working membere. Public opinion is so
strong they dare not do otherwise. The sub
ject of railroads was introduced, Butler claim
ing they should be public highways. Butler
spoke of Vanderbilt and Kearney, and said:
"We call such men thkves upon the Pacific
coast. We must chop both ways, hang a few
of these thieves and vote them out at the
The conversation took a wide range. Kear
ney asked the general about greenbacks, and
was answered: "The greenback is untaxed
money. Shylocks wish to make it interest
Here Kearney interrupted, exclaiming,
"Money, money. We want first an honest
government, then money will take care of it-*
self. Why, if the cobblestones were money to
morrow, these thieves would make a corner on
Butler (laughing)"That's so."
KearneyIf you run for Governor you will
have to relinquish your seat in Congress.
ButlerI expect to leave Congress this term
whether I run for Governor or not, which is by
no means a settled thing yet.
KearneyWell, general, what do you think
of organizing the workmen here-en masse?
ButlerWell, that requires thought while we
are not united on that point, we all have our
opinions on finance. You expect to speak in
KearneyMonday night a reception has been
arranged for me in the old cradle of liberty,
Fanueil Hali. Inspired with such associa
tions 1 can't help but speak.
President Keep Gives His Views of the
Crop Yield of the Northwest, but Ignores
Northern Minnesota Wheat Damaged
by Ileut, but the Loss Overestimated
Barley Poor, but Oats and Corn Good
Michigan Hut Forth for 30,000,000 Bush
els of Waeur.
CHICAGO, Aug. 2.President Keep has just
returned from a trip over the Northwestern
railway and all its tributaries. As he has care
fully examined the crop prospects in the
regions where the greatest damage has been
done by unfavorable weather, his conclusions
are of interest. He says corn was back
ward until two or three weeks ago when it took
a sudden start and is now as forward as usual
at this time. In Iowa it promises as good as
last year. Wheat is generally injured largely
by heat, the worst injury being in northern
Iowa and southern Minnesota. Here both
quality and quantity are affected, and the gen
eral yield will not exceed ten bushels per
acre. Western Iowa is better than eastern,
j. here the average will be twelve to fifteen
bushels. Farmers in Minnesota seem dis
couraged, but elsewhere are in better spirits.
The proportion of absolutely worthless wheat
is very small, and but an occasional field has
been abandoned. Oats are generally fair.
Barley poor yield. In Iowa and Minnesota
wheat is mostly gathered. There will be as
much business for the Chicago & Northwestern
road in every article of grain except wheat as
there was last year. The damage to crops has
been considerably over-estimated, and other
gentlemen who accompanied President Keep
concur in this opinion.
Crops in Mivlrifian.
DETROIT, Mich., Aug. 2i The Free Press to
morrow will print crop reports from every
county in Michigan in which wheat is raised to
any extent. Tho entire yield is put at 30,000,-
000 bushels, a crop beyond all precedent in this
State, and placing Michigan among the fore
most wheat producing States of the Union.
The average yield per acre is between 19 and 20
bushels. The crop, though not equal in quali
ty to last seabon, is fully up to the average.
The prospect for corn is much better than in
the earlier part of this season. Oats not up to
The Sacbarine Substance to be Extracted
from the Cane and Manufactured Into
Sugar and Syrup Upon the Fair Grounds.
One of the greatest attractions at the State
fair this year, especially to farmers, will be the
manufacture, on the grounds, of sugar and
syrup from Amber cane, grown in the State this
season. This part of the exhibition will be
under the supervision of Mr. C. F. Miller, of
Dundas, and Mr. Seth Kinney, of Morristown,
Faribault county. To these gentlemen is Min
nesota indebted for the introduction into the
State of the Amber cane, and the perfection of
the machinery for its manufacture into sugar
and syrups of splendid quality, and at a cost,
it is claimed, that makes it exceedingly profit
able to parties engaging in the business.
At first these gentlemen proposed to make
their exhibition in connection with Mr. King's
show at Minneapolis, but recognizing the fact
that their discoveries and improvements in
terested the whole people of the State, and
that to bring them into the greatest pos
sible general notice, and under the most favor
able circumstances, the exhibition mu6t be
made where the greatest number of people
would congregate, they decided to make their
display in connection with the State fair.
In this determination Messrs. Miller and
Kinney have been heartily seconded by the
officers of the fair, who have caused a building
to by built especially for their purposes. In
this building machinery for the manufacture
of both sugar and syrups will be placed, to
gether with a large stock of cane, and during
the six days of the fair, the manufacture will
be proceeded with continually, giving all de
siring an opportunity to see the modus operandi,
while Messrs. Miller and Kinney will be in
attendance, prepared to explain the manner of
cane cultivation, cost of preparing the ground,
cultivating during growth, sowing, etc., best
machinery, cost of product, and information
upon all other points connected with the very
The GLOBE predicts that the Minnesota sugar
house at the State fair will be a great point of
interest, and that the information which will
there be disseminated will be of great advan
tage to the people.
A BAD BIRD.
White B!(rd With Forty Warriors Refuse
to SurrenderVolunteers Organizing to
SAN FHANCISCO, Aug. 2A Portland dispatch
says-j The following dispatch received here
from Lewiston July 31st, via Walla Walla.Aug.
2: White Bird is on the forks of Clear creek
about Kaiwah, and has possession of the
old cattle ground. He has about
forty warriors with him. The Kamiah Indians
have interviewed White Bird to ascertain his
intention. He declared he will not surrender,
but has come to get what belongs to him. The
Indians are well armed, and partly mounted.
They have been in Elk City mountains
for weeks. The excitement on Kamas Prairie
is great. Sixty volunteers are in readiness to
proceed against them. Major Hancock has
advised a little delay until more can be ascer
tained of White Bird's intentions. Apprehen
sions exist that White Bird is baeked by
some of Sitting Bull's men, who are scattered
through the mountains. There are no troops
in this section that can make a stand against
even White Bird's band of forty, and volun
teers will be compelled to do the fightin
any is done.
DOWN O DATE.
"Special Cases" Growing Out of the Louisi
ana and Florida Elections Which Presi
dent Hayes Has Provided For.
Sometime ago the Post published a list of
the "special cases" that had been brought to
the attention of Mr. Hayes, and disposed of
by him or his associates. This list was far
from being complete, as it included only the
most prominent of the ballot-box-stuffers,
election-return forgers, aa thieves who had
been rewarded for their peculiar services, but
the following is what might be styled a more
ambitious effort. Doubtless it is yet far
from being complete. Doubtless there are
hundreds of petty criminals, such as manu
facturers or forgers of affidavits, and
manipulators of small election precincts,
who have been shoved into out-of-the-way
places, of whom the nation is as yet ob
livious, but the following enumeration will
answer all purposes. Of course the man
who is indebted to this worthy crowd for
the office he holds, had no object in lifting
them from the mire into places of emolu
ment, of trust, and of power. I was purely
accidental, of course. To believe otherwise
is to believe Mr. Hayes privy in some meas
ure to the frauds of which he is the bene
ficiary, and that will never do. We publish
the list, therefore, only for the purpose of
calling attention to the wonderful coinci
dence which sometimes occur in politics:
J. Madison Wells, president of the return
ing board, surveyor of the port.
Thomas C. Anderson, member of the re
turning board, special deputy collector of
customs, New Orleans.
Louis M. Kenner, member of the return
ing board, deputy naval officer, New Orleans.
Wm. Pitt Kellogg, Governor of the btate,
United States Senator by the influence of
Morris Marks, Hayes elector, collector of
Orlando Brewster, Hayes elector, surveyor
S. B. Packard, radical candidate for Gov
ernor on same ticket with Hayes, consul to
Hugh J. Campbell, who appended forged
jurats before tbe returning board, district
attorney for Dakota.
Charles Hill, who carried the second elec
toral returns to Washington, storekeeper in
the custom house.
H. Conquest Clarke, Kellogg's private sec
retary, a place in the interior department.
George L. Smith, who fraudulently man
ipulated the returns of nine parishes, col
lector of the port of New Orleans.
W. L. McMillan, who is instrumental in
breaking up the Packard legislature, pension
St Felix Casanave, brother of the retum
ing-boarder, storekeeper in the New Orleans
\V. H. Green, clerk of the returning-board,
a place in the New Orleans custom house.
York Woodward, another clerk of the re
turning-board, chief clerk in the Governor's
W. Loan, ex-chief of police, place in
the revenue office, under Marks.
F. A. Clover, supervisor of elections in
East Baton Rouge, position in New Orleans
F. A. Le Sage, a striker in East Baton
Ilouge, position in custom-house.
John Sherman, leader of the band of
visiting statesman, secretary of the treas
E. W, Stoughton, visiting statesman, min
ister to' Eussia.
John A. Kasson, visiting statesman, min
ister to Austria.
A. B. Levisse, Hayes elector, special trav
eling agent internal revenue department.
L. J. Souer, who bribed the Packard legis
lature to elect Kellogg Senator, appraiser of
merchandise, New Orleans.
A. S. Badger, chief of police, postmaster
at New Orleans.
John M. Harlan, member Louisiana com
mission, associate justice supreme court.
J. 11. Hawley, member Louisiana commis
sian, offered commissionership to Paris ex
L. Desmarius, cashier New Orleans custom
H. M. Twitchell, consul at Kingston.
A. B. Sloanaker, place in the revenue of
W. A. Heistand, supervisor of elections,
clerkship in custom house.
Jack Wharton, United States marshal.
James Lewis, appointed naval officer to
Benjamin Bloomfield, To Anderson's
crony, and a member of the State ring,
auditor in New Orleans custom house.
C. S. Abel, clerk of the returning board,
clerk in New Orleans custom house.
Napoleon Lastrapes, and Paul Trevigne,
strikers, positions in New Orleans custom
R. M. J. Kenner, brother of the returning
boarder, place in custom house, New Or
Samuel Chapman, Henry Smith and E.
Lukeman, strikers, positions in custom
E. Noyes, visiting statesman, minister
S. B. McLin, appointed chief justice of
M. Sterans, governor, commissioner of
L. C. Dennis, in superintendent of archi
"Judge" Cessna, postmaster.
Clerk Black, in the treasury.
Clerk Vance, in the postoffice department.
Clerk Howell, collector of customs.
Bowles, of Leon, in the treasury.
"Judge" Bell, government timber agent.
Elector Humphreys, collector, Pensacola.
Stearns, secretary in the treasury.
Maxwell, lieutenant in the army.
Phelps, commissioner to Paris.
Varnum, receiver land office.
Taylor, county clerk in land office.
Spread of the Dread Disease at New Or-
NEW OBLEANS, Aug. 2.The board of health
at noon reports thirty-six new cases and seven
deaths from yellow fever within the past
TEXAEKANA, Ark., Aug. 2.To-day the city
council here established a strict quarantine
against passengers, freight and express goods
coming from New Orleans and other infected
districts. The health of the city was never
better and they propose to keep it so.
Failure of the Crops Explained.
fNew York Sun.]
There is some complaint, in parts of the
country, that crops have been hnrt by hurri
canes and by blistering heat. This is be
cause Congress did not make the Agricul
tural bureau a department. Ha Le Due
become one of Hayes' cabinet councillors,
it would have been a big thing for the crops.
JBeecher and Kalloch.
The Rev. Isaac S. Kalloch, formerly the
leading pulpit orator of Boston, bn whose
departure from that city was expedited by
the greatest clerical scandal of the age, ex
cept the Brooklyn nastiness, is in San Fr an
if cisco, and Henry Ward Beecher is on hia
windy way to the same city.
CAEVER AND BOGAKDUS.
The Champion Rifle and Shotgun Shot* of
the World at the State Fair.
There does not seem to be any linrrt to th
attractions that President Finch and hi co
laborers are preparing for the amusemenfc
and instruction of the thousands of visitors
to the State fair in St. Paul. Under the en
ergetic management the forthcoming exhibit
tion has passed beyond the bonnds of an
ordinary State fair to the broader
and more enlarged arena of a world's
exposition. I is not our purpose at this
time to enumerate the aggregation of at
tractions that have been secured, but
simply to call especial attention to the fact
of the engagement, for the entire fair week,
Dr. W. Carver, of California, the of champion rifle shot of the world, ancl "CaptI
Bogardus, of Illinois, also the world's cham
pion, with his favorite weapon, the shot
The contract with Capt. Bogardus was
made before his departure for England sev
eral weeks since, and where in a match Mon
day last with Capt. Sheltey, of the Notting
Hill Gu club, he killed eighty-four
birds out of 100, the highest score, the cable*
informs ns, ever made in England. I
judging of this feat it Bhould be borne ire
mind that the birds were the blue rock,
faster flyer and more hardy bird than th
American pigeon. Capt. Bogardus will be
accompanied to St. Paul by hia 12-year old
boy, a wonder with the rifle and shotgun.
The arrangements with Dr. Carver were
made yesterday, and, as does that with Capt
Bogardus, include exhibitions every day of
the fair. Dr. Carver, though hailing from
California, is somewhat of a
Minnesotian, from which he
was carried away into captivity during the
Indian uprising of 18G2, and among whom
he is said to have developed some of the re
markable skill as a marksman. Th great
est feat of his life, occurred at the Brooklyn
driving park, June 13, an account of which,
from the Spirit of the Times, we append:
At the Brooklyn driving park, on Saturdav.
June 13, Dr. \V. F. Carver, the wonderful rifle
shot, carried to completion his promised feat
of breaking 5,500 glass balls, with a Winches
ter rifle, in the space of 500 minutes. The task
that Dr. Carver had set himself to accomplish
was considered by many outside of the possi
bilities, and even his friends thought that his
chances were dubious. Not so the man whoso
powers of endurance had carried him more
than once scathless through fire, flood and
field. He determined to accomplish the feat,
and with him to determine was to accomplish.
To more thoroughly appreciate this most won
derful rifle test, it must be remembered
that Dr. Carver, during thin
seven hours and thirty minutes, raised
from his hip to the shoulder nearly 62,000 lbs.,
10 lbs. at each shot, while at each discharge
there va a recoil or blow from the butt of the
guu delivered to his shoulder of nearly 60 lbs.,
872,000 lbs. in the seven hours and a half.
The feat of Capt. Bogardus, who, on Jan.
last, broke 5,000 glass balls in 6h. 18m. 45s., iu
a covered building, and with a double-barrelled
shotgun, must pale before this record of Dr.
Carver's, 5,500 glass balls with a rifle, in tho
open air, in 7h. 38m. 30s., firing 6,211 shots.
The Doctor was as umial dressed in his loose
merino shirt, dark trowsers and slouch hat, and
at 11.01 broke his first ball. The first hundred
were broke 5m. 5s., and then, as a proof of the
tho reliance on his skill, the Doctor remarked to
Col. Fletcher, I guess we are shooting too
fast," allowed more relief to the thrower, and
closed his first 500 in 32m. 20s.,
with only 19 misses. The first
1,000 were broke in lh. Cm. 30s., with 63
misses, the only inconvonience being found in
the eyes of the marksman, which has become
inflamed from the heat of the sun. the fine
particles of glass from the balls, and the spray
from the muzzles and extractors of the rifles,
these latter having been soused in a cold bath
after each magazine was emptied, in order that
the men might handle them. The second thou
sand were obliterated in lb. 24m., with 130
misses, the doctor's eyes, however, still con
tinuing to trouble him, and becoming inflamed
from the constant rubbing of his buckskin
glove. The work was, however, steadily con
tinued until after 2,300 balls were broken,
when rain drove the spectators to the shelter of
the shed, and the doctor bathed his eyes with a
solution of borax water. During the breaking,
of the next 700, his eyes were in a fear
ful state, the pain must have been
excruciating, and they felt like "ball
of fire still ho kept right on, break
ing ball after ball as they were thrown in the
air. After breaking his third thousand, Mr.
Hiram Howe, the owner of the park, drove him
to the hotel, and a needed rest of thirty-two
minutes was taktn, his eyes being freely
bathed and his clothing changed. He returned
to the shooting ground, his eyes in much bet
ter condition, and again commenced the de
struction of the balls, breaking his fourth thou
sand in lb. 22m., with 157 misses. His eye
again became fearfully inflamed, and during
the breaking of the last 1,500, he shot under
most acute pain, but still determined to ac
complish the feat. During the breaking of the
fifth thousand he was greatly encouraged by
repeated rounds of applause from the many
noted riflemen on the ground, while the pres
ence of a number of ladies added zest to his
efforts. The doctor is a ladies' man, and
the tapping of the tiny gloved hands
as the balls were shattered into frag
ments, was received as a grateful tribute to
his pluck and endurance. The breaking of the
lasc 500 balls was carried on amid a succession
of happy commeuts, rounds of applause and
repeated cheers, and when the tally was com
pleted, with 41m. 30s. to spare, arousing three
times three testified to the full appreciation of
the spectators. The doctor was immediately
carried to his room, and remedies applied to
his inflamed eyes. The successful performance
of this most wonderful feat is a still farther
exemplification of American skill in the manu
facture of firearms and American pluck and
science in thoroughly mastering their use. The
test WSR a tremendous one, and has
most fully demonstrated Dr. Car
ver's great ability as a rifleman and his pow
ers of endurance as a scout and hunter, but it
further proves that for ease of manipulation
and endurance in all its parts, the Winchester
repeating rifle has as yet not met its equal.
Two of the six rifles used in this test have been
fired by Dr. Carver at least 25,000 times, and
with these guns he performed his best work on
the 18th, while during the day but one misfire
was noted, and that from dirt in the chamber,
and not from a defect in the cartridge. The
Winchester Arms company must be congratu
lated on its rifles and ammunition.
BEISTOL, Aug. 2.Steamer Scandinavia,
Captain Paulsen, from New York July 6 for
this port, spoken July 17 under sail, having
lost her propeller, arrived to-day.
LIVERPOOL, Aug. 2.Steamships Bothnia,
from New York, and Austrian, from Montreal,
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 2.Arrived, City of
NEW YORK, Ang. 2.Arrived, steamer Mon
treal from Liverpool.
CINCINNATI, O., Aug. 2.The Democrats of
the Fourteenth Ohio district nominated Gibson
Aihertonf^r Congress to-day.
ATLANTA, Ga Aug. 2.The Democrats of
the Ninth district have nominated Col. J. A.
Billings for Congress. ^___
CABMI, 111., Aug. 2.The Democrats of the
Nineteenth Congressional district renominated
R. W. Townsend to-day.
Inauguration of one Strike and End of An
CINCINNATI, Aug. 2.The miners of the Tus
carora coal company at Drichsvilie, Ohio, have
struck against a reduction of wages from 70
to 60 cents per ton.
CHICAGO, Aug. 2.The striking tugmen ate
at work again this morning, their employers
having reconsidered the proposition to reduce
wages and taken them back at the old prices.