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CAl'HO UA1LY JJULLKTIN, THURSDAY, SEITEMRER J8, 1873.
cuartcr Narctsal. inn.
OITY NATIONAL HANK, OAlHO
A. U. SAKKORD. President;
3. 8. TAYLOR. Vlce-Preildent ;
H. UYSI.Ul', Secretary and 'lieanirei
r. M. Blioiit,
P. II. tSTocit lata,
R, H. OCli
ft Vl U.Bcaca,
H. r. ntLLton
J, H. faiittM.
y(MU ol mmr AaaotMSl MtysslvtMl from
tMTKHKST raid on dpoIU l the rat of ill
Mr "rat truiDn, Wh 1st and plMii-
li.Ulr lotr. principal of lhedep.)ilt,therbt
inn thm oompound lntrst.
MAHHIID WOWK AHD 0niLI)R MAT
v tut no oi tut cm riw IT.
Omi otarr builnotf day from w .m. to 3 p.tn.,
dtnrd7r tor ha vino DEroem
ml,, from to lo clock. . .
"uuu W. HT8LOP. Traasurar.
8 AM W J Is SON,
,-. ' r . "
Blal rnpes- ul this City anil
ttemtjr. the t.Mljr MarBlRK IMy
rr PablltbeJ In Siaattti-rB llllnaU,
lulIN U. OUEULY. Kdllnr and Publisher
TKKMS Or TUJ DAtL PULLKT1N :
One week, by carrier I 2J
One year by carrier. In advance 10 00
One year by carrier It not pild In
advance il 00
tfnt suouth, by mail 1)
rtuee months 3 00
ilx months ft 25
One yes 10 (X)
TliK DOLLAR WKHK1.Y BULLETIN
John II. Oberly ban reduced the nubtcrip
lion price of the Wmm Oaiko Hcixztin
to One Dollar per annum, making it the
clunpost paper published In .Southern Illlnol
atla( usattar eu rvfrj pater.
It ti eipectei that the president and
cabinet will return to Washington the
Tai New York 'Herald' of lait Sunday
contained ilxty columni of advortlting.
A Houriihing newipaper, that 'Herald.'
Victoria VVoodhl'i.l, who it not dead
yet, niore't the pity, loctused In Chicago
"on Monday night. To the credit of the
Ohicagoant be It laid they Iititcd hor rt
pea ted I j-.
fun Jsow lork merchants are becom
ing seriously alarmod abnut the prospect
Iveloiiof tho Wottern grain trado and
the other doserlptlon of trollies which
that trade Impllei. Unless cheaper trans
portatlon It furnished from th Wost to
New York, tho grain produced near tho
lakes will find an outlet at Montreal, and
that produced further touth and snuth-a
west will reach tea wator by wny of Now
Orleans. Snch diversions, it la admitted,
would be a letioui blow to the commercial
prosperity of New York, at whoro tho
Yettern.grain it told Western dealort
will purchate tboir coffee, sugar and other
THE YELLOW FKVEK.
Tho fearful progress of th'j yellow fover
at Shreveport, Louisiana, and Its un
doubted tpread throughout the South mutt
excite tho deep comtnltseration and active
iympayth of the humane everywhere
The meager telegraphic reports of the dis.
tress experienced in tho illlieted localities
can give but a faint Idea of tho actual con
dilion of affairs; the mortal suffering or
1 the tick, the grief and horror of the well,
and the appalling gloom attending tho
burial of the dead. The Howard hiiock
tio.n of New Orleans have aunt nursiit and
pbviiciant and from New York, Cinciun.
ati, St. Louis and other cities, money has
bent cbaritablv tent to aM thn rti.or.w- .r.
''dieted pooplp of Hhrovcnort. No such
plague has fallen upon any pooplo (into
Ithe trst Tisitatlon of the Ailutio cbolnra to
( tUU country and the e.rnoit hopothU a
uearen-seoi trott miy sjon check tho
t-pread of the disoue and rolievo the soro
' ilistrosa whioh it occasion mutt be at
1 widespread at the kuowldgo of its rav
g. KTBHNAL VIOILANUK TH E I'KIOK
Ualro hat almost miraculously oicaped
Hi presence of thn cholera this season,
during which, like a bird of prey, it has
boTored over the country, twccping down
ipou localltlo without a breath of warn
lor, leaving death and destruction in its
rako. That we havo tu escaped is a
Lurce of thankfulnutt to the community.
Whether we are to be exempt from the
Wllow (ever remains to bu seen, l'ast 01-
; frlenos Indicates no piobabllity of an
laidemlc in our raldst. Hut with tho
(puwledge that tho healthiest localities
Uava luO'erod tererelv from cholura O.I
lURtnier, tome of them apparently with
to inviting causa for the scourge, it is tho
luty of everyone to observe every rensoaa
tit preeautlon against the localization of
fcadreaded yellow plague. "Wo are In dan-
- .( u r r .tMi ttf having It tirmir.Vtl n
rry uoori. i nai 11 uoei 11 01 gain a loot-
old it due to our peculiarly ueaituy sltu-
lon. and the carefulness of our neonle.
the teaioa advances wa hope there
III be no cessation of this vigilance and
at tba unhealthy iiimuier of 1873 may
erg Into winter finding ut at free from
ravage ol any epiaomic at at tula
lNTEHVlKW WITH JKPPKKSUN
DAVIS AT MKMI'IIIS.
HE HKITEKATE3 HIS KEMAKKS
AT, WHITE SULl'UKH
From the Memphis Appeal, August 31.
A reporter of the Appeal held an inter
view yesterday with Mr. Davis at to his
recent speed at Whlto Sulpher Springs.
Mr. Davis ,alJ his speech then was im
promptu, and ho thought it strnngu that
"a few remarks addressed to n few frluMds
and associates, upon h subject which be
tween them and myself them could bu no
diversity of opinion us to tho propriety of
a historical vindication of tho course and
conduct of tho Southern people In thu Into
wnr.itiouiu lio rei;rdcd hs nti address mudo
to the public with any expectation ol af.
feeling political opinion. Hut. waivlnc
all question a to tho character of tho ml-
dress, tho place whuru It was iniule and the
circumstances under which 11 was ilulivor
ed,whnt Is therein it to justify criticism or
eicitu npptohcnsion of an ovll ell Vet upon
ciluris o( uiose wiiuio pulllirnl Herein
1 desire1' The expression which Is usu
ally referred to Is Unit' tho Southern peo
ple havo been tn'iro cheated than con
" .Now, it iln true or not ' I)id not tho
congri'sa ul thu L' tilled ht:ite, by solemn
it'solimuii, H-Miru the pcoplu of thu South
that there vint no purpose tointerloru with
the inslilulloiis ot thu stHtes'' That the
object was to prciervu tho Union, and tho
purpose for wliicb it was urdhir o 1 and vt
tablishud ' Did not tlio ixucuuvo iMr.
Lincoln) by prochimntinu glvu liko nstur
anco to Hie peopld ol tlm Suuthorn Utiles?
Did not thu United Situ general com
manding tho departments cnciuragu Ihu
samu belief ninung thu people And did
nut all this lead lo thu linprrasiou on tho
part ol vury many that thu war was waged
tor an abstructiuti, cr ut most for thu pres
ervation of proocrty in slaves'.' nml wn
not the consequoncu friipicnt dcsorlion in
tho winter ot lfem. ili, ami wuru not thu
peoplu reluctant to lurnisli comm! sary
supiilics for the support of lists Conludurulu
armies'' And wui not nil this thu re
sult of tho buliuf that their mnturinl Intur
n ami domeMlc peacu might exist as
well under onu ono ijov-riiiuiil at thu
other ' IUt the result juslillud thai belief ?
It thoru any well inlormed man who will
nut sny that hud thu armies known what
a suriunder would bring they would and
could havu continued thu struggle, and
that thu peoplu of tho country as long as
they had any fool would havo contributed
It freely to'tho support of tho armies ?
And that tho contest would havocontimied
until tho invader, wearied of what might
bo regarded us an ondless struggle, would
havo returned, and, in tho language of
Gon. Scott, havu allowed the "erring (Is
tors to go in pcaeo.''
In answer to r. question regarding tha
word "cheated,' ihed in hi tpuucli, ho
said : "Of course tho idea convoyed by tho
word "cheated ' wns that tho people of thu
South wore dcroived by assurances given
them by tho L nlted States government,
through its II1cIh1s, into tho 1 eliof that if
they laid down their arms they would bo
restored to all the advantages" and privi
leges of citizenship which they had previ
ously enjoyed. The trials of a long war
had made all men desirous for tho u'Ho of
pcaco. It was thus alone that tho word
could bo fairly construed. Men who had
been reared under tho constitution of tho
United States, and knew how almost en
tirely their domostic iniorests we.ro prop
erly under tho lontrol of their stato gov
ernment, could naturallv feel but little an-
prehension of thu exerclso of power bv tho
general government If thuy knew "that
government could bu restrained within its
The reporter thon asked .Mr. Davis if h
thought tho South would havo beep able
to prolong the war another year or two,
in ordur to snvo itolf from" the consu
quencos which havo followed upon tho sur
render, could they havu foreseen thosu
Mr. Davis Thev would Imm nml.-in...
od the war by withdrawing moro into the
interior, so a to compel thu enemy to
lungiuoii ins lines 01 communication, and
it was tho opinion of 11 soldier
more, and onu in whosu ludL-oinent ihn
greatest rolianco was placed, that in thu
mountains of Virginia a defensives war
could havo bouti continued lor twentv
Editor You said in vour inmh tlini n
citizen of Maiai:hll.etta exprusscd his
gratltudu for tins dufunsn mill vindication
of tins rights nf tins otales by tho Southorn
puopiu during tins lato war, and you are
croJitud with faying that thn caum was
not lost. Principles aro oturiinl. l'leam
explain what is meant by "cause'' in this
lato, as I aimrnheiid it hat wimu conni.
tion with tho principles of constitutional
liberty .poken of by thn rltis.eti of Massa
chuielts. Mr. Davis -Thu onus's for winch thu unr
was waged by this South wus tlio rights
which woro usturtod to bu iniiliuuMil.. in
the declaration of IniLmem! uric. unil
which tho constitution was frainod to to-
cure. 1 hat causo has sometimes biian ml.
taken for tho minor incidents. If 1 were
to express it 111 a tingle clause, I would inv
it was cementing our independence.
mi fjverigii siaies wuun lliey unturcd
thu I nlon, ruMirved, or llioiight thoy ru
sorvud, all powers of sovorusgntv, and
ouly dulegatud functions tu a "general
agent. As far biek as thu 1I1110 of Xeno
phon tyranny was dellnod to bo unlawful
ernpiru over men against their will. The
fomidors of tho Amorlcnti ttatet ducliired
that all rightful govermnint reiii.,1
tho content of the governed. In vluw ol
the uturpatlon of thn last ten years and
tho present prostration ol thu sovoroign
states, Is It a orimi to look forward to tlm
rustoratlon of hur power ' Or i it not
rather a slavish abandonment ol tho
rights, fr tins preservation ol which thu
Union was formed, to look ulently on
while tyranny destroys constitution gov
Ignorant projudicu may dcolaim nt-ainsl
an idea becaumi oi the mm by wh ,111 it ii
""'"f1. l"twooti this land when its preis
sfca'l Jo n in such a clamor,, mid Inllamu
saTdP ""fopri'tontiiig what it
In reply to a queitiuu ut to hit desire to
keep alive sectional animolit,),1,chirKj
he made a lengthy reply, going over his
courso before this wax and whslu In tlie
senate. To a ijaoilion In regard to hN
meaning of tho sentence "that tnu men of
this day may yield tho principle for which
they contosled. but the children who suc
ceod thnm will cherish ml porpaluato
them,'1 hn laid: "Tho remark was con
named with a compllmnnt to thu women
of the South, whom patriotism and adher
ence to truth had boon proof against all
tho tovercr tralt to which this war had
tul.JectM them ; Hnd so a hope wot louful
od on the tuppohitlon that though my own
sex might give way to tho necotsltics of
the hour, the motbort 'of tho rising genor
atlon would teach their children tho prln.
clples for which wo struggled, and thus
they would porpotunttd, and in some
happier hour, perhaps, bo morn succo.s
fully malntiilnud than they had boon by
?iHiMWfi,..I.hM, ,oofl0" w "'Pub
licly said that no p,Ppi0 ,)Ver ,0 vH'blte
thornse vos under tho tests of darker and
and privation, as th. people of the con-
admire tb.rn for their Kalantry and
1 " u laoto lun little tur.
P'1" h W lbr .entlrnent should bo
v I 1MtlVW W7i
Reported Expressly for the Bulletin!
FROM CHI OA OO.
(.l-'irst nispateli, via. Cincinnati,!
a nto Finn.
Cixi'iNVATi, September IT. Thero Is n
largo llru now raging In Chicago, near
Halstend and Twelfth stroet, about four
blocks from whuru tho other tiro origin
ated. Two blocks already burned. Tho
wind it very high, -nnd llrcinon seem to
havo no control ovor tho lire,
I'MIKII COM ItOt,.
Unit' ago, September IT. Tho lire near
ly undur complete control, notwithstand
ing tho strong wind from the southwest,
No further damago apprehended. Poo
p's who, wbon tho uxcitement was at it,
height, moved thuir goods from thoir
house!1 several blocks away, aro now mov
ing thorn back. Loss qultu light for tho
spAco burned, and not over 20O houses
destroyed. Thu loss to thu poor poop'o
however, is severe, I'ull particular' will
T11K KMlK MILL l'AOIXo.
Chicago, September IT. The lire broke
out at '! o'clock in the rear of the corner
of Seventeenth and Halstead street, und
has been burning over slncu with tho
greatest fury, lmvi,K nt this hour
over a distance of
NK.tr.LY A MILK.
The wind is blowing u galu from tho
southwest and carrying the burning
brand, n long distance in advance of tiro.
TIIK K.S'TIKK flllK liKI'Alll-MK.NT
it on thu ground and doing overytliing
possible to hold the linnet. Theruii con
among tile peoplu.
Tlln J'lIlK STAKTKIs
in tho hay depot of the U., II. , q. rail
road company, In tho west division and is
burning in an northeasterly direction,
having already piod dlsgonally ncroJS
four blocks to a point
aiiout oni: A.vn o:a:-HAi.r sulks
distant, in a straight lino from tho court
house, und in tho centre of tho business
portion of thu city. The locality whoro
it originated is built up almost entirely of
wooden buildings, mainly dwollings. The
Aro mutt havo already ctl'octud a
(IHKAT AMOL'.VT 01 IMMAOK
on families living in that quarter, many
of whom are of tho poorer cine. Thero
KX CITIIM KXT
among all classos of people. Tho locality
and direction nf the flru aro nearly tho
samu as that of tho great 11 ro of two ycari
ago. .Many pooplu living In thn
LINT. OV TUB KIRK
aro packing up their houso hold posse
sions and moving to placet of greator
eafcty. The tire started within half n
mlla of where tho groat tiro of 1S71 oc
curred. I'lflh Dispatch
Clin auj, September IT, A dUputch
from u city telegraph ofllue, near tho acono
of ihn lint says it U nearly under control,
and that it in beliovod It will bo provontol
from spreading furthur. No ustlmatu of
tho loss can ho mudo nor,'.
a riiii.Ain:i,rniA scouuii.
l'illi.AiiKLf.MA, Suptomhor IT, u p.m.
A largo lire Is now In progress huru in
lossup & Mooro'a paper mid rag ware
house. Particular! will bo sent nt a later
TIIK TOTAL 1.0h
this afiornoou is estimated at from $250,-
000 to MQ0.000. Tho to'.il number of
buildings duslroymt It intimated nt 'JO t,
only onu of which, tho p.ici.ing house
01 llahard M, Oliver .V Co, wa3
built of brick tho rest buing
wooden tenements from 1 to '.' stories high,
occupied mainly n residences and sturos,
or oliopi and resldencet combined . Tho
llro caught from a spark which lluw Into
a hny-ahed from 11 patting englno. Al
most befon an alarm could
bo .minded, thu untiru shed
and its contents wuro in a mass of ilamos,
thorn being at thu time a still' broiv.e.
Tins llrst engines had scarcely arrived on
tho ground before thu llro had spread to a
row of wooden houses on tho north and
from HMstond stroet 011 tins uast tildu of
AaiOl'IATIo.N Ul' Hl'IHITUAI,larH.
Ciii.ai'o, September IT. Tho annual
convention of tho national association of
spiritualist Is In session in this city. Thu
president, L. K. Cooley, of Vlneland, N
J,, is hero, as wull iu a number of leading
spiritualists from various parts of tho
country. So far tho discussion shows a
very inharmonious statu of atfolrs in tho
is defending her courso as proiidont of thu
association, und hor peculiar notions and
life, with a good dual of vigor, During
the self Ion last night tho speakers indulged
in the most rndlral uttnraiices on all . 1
jeets. Miss Anna M. Mlddlebrook, of
" I stand hero to-night, at fur ns tho
christian rollglon Is concerned, determined
on lit destruction. In politlus I am a
robcl, I nvow It boldly. Thlt Is a tham
republic, and with referenca
to tho social ovll . problem,
1 am a revolutionist. Why should wc, in
the nineteenth century, go back eighteen
hundred years for our doctrine'' Is thero
iiono wo can learn from In the living pres
ont, If wo live up to our philosophy wo
will too tho time when thu many creeds of
Christianity will bo overturned."
Tho next speaker mil
of .Jersey City.
He was very glad tomojt the representa
tives of nine or ten millions of tho Amer
ican people Wo uro called spiritualists.
I havo another namo for our ssct
(Applause..) To bo consistent spiritual
ists, wu must nut only uhango mon but
clinngu thcoilus. Wu havo envolved in
this century tho right to bo happy as best
wu ' may. Sinco tho Uhritians
havu failed to clovato human
ity, wo must scok that olovatloli
by dlll'uroiit paths than tho'e which thuy
h:ivo pursued. Wo havo cnunoiatud to
ANOTIIKH roiiM or IVLIIKaL i.iiiki.tv.
Thut It Individual liberty, and wo are
tiiachiog tho world that thorn is nut po
litical liborty without individual freedom.
Vll'TOIIIA c WOOMIVt.l.
claims that overyonn has n riglit to their
own body and soul. This is contrary to
thu doi'.trllivs of Christianity, and
yet you unti-l'lirlttlatis who " would
underinlnu tho Chr stlau truu
anil long to A-ed on tho fruits of that
treo for tho system of murriagu is ono of
Its iruiu. J liuro is an ln- iistituncy linre.
We would ndvanco.ipirlt '".'flirdooirines,
but still wo cling to th' -linn institu
tion. Mrs. Woodhull
I'OKIlCMNh TIIK IX r UK-
becausn it has not nlgood
to soci'ity, and y- : irom
tha consideration ' e.tlon
aro looking at It ihroio: .1
aon(.LK ot .: - r -
judging it by the degma ot Christianity,
and you cannot uxpeet that It will appear
to you in Us proper light. In your own
""il Ufa ton know that
vof luvn iikk:.- pmaphoixtku
Under tho present system man and wlfo
and brother and sister aru in conflict.
Spiritualists can't think of this question
bocautu Christianity has
and thoy duro not think for themtolvct.
Preachers ilrom well und draw thn sine
cures, but they will not handle this ques
tion bccvHo it is too dolicato a matter to
be spoken of. It It our duty to ileclaro
mortal warfaro on those dufec'.lvo institu
tions." TIIK TWO IM NIiltKIITIl ANMVKKAI'.V
of tho llrtt settlement of whilo men In Il
linois, was celebrated at Starved P.ock, on
tho Illinois river, naif way betwen La
Salli) and O'.tsa, at which point Fort St.
Louis was founded by LaSatlo, thu
French explorer, in 1073. Soinu llvo
thousand peoplu woro In attendance, and
the proceoding'i woro very Intcrcttlng.
"W.wn.voTo.v, September IT. Tho
latostician of thu dupartmont of agrlcul
turo,aftora careful revision of tho monthly
roturns, gives Iho following as tho pre
sent statues of tho cottor. crop: Tho
Indicated increase of tho area is a li'.tlo
over 10 por cent, over tho condition of
the crop of September of Iat year. In
Texas, Tennesson, Louisiana, and 111 each
of tho other cotton states, tho worms havo
beon more abundant than Ihtir ravages
havo licon disastrous or sweeping, but in
a fow cases tho season has beon rumarka
bio for i s rain fall, tending to a further
depression of crops. Oihorwisu the con
ditions would hnvo been qnlto favorabln.
Fertilizers havo atlmulitud tho growth,
and labor lias beon steadier nnd moro re
liable. TIIK AVCIl.UJKM
fire ns Mlowt : Virginia, uRj North Car
olina, US; South Carolina, 80; Georgia,
00: Florida, 85; Alabama, 8.1 ; Missis
sippi, 82; Louisiana, 80 ; Texas, 02; Ar
kantus, 0.1: Tunncsseo, 82; Missouri, 'JO
In September, 1ST-', tho averages woro
Virginia, OT ; North Carolina, 101 ; South
Carolina, OS; Georgia, 0o ; Florida, '.i'.' ;
Alabama, 88; Mlssitfippi, 00 ; Louisiana,
8); Tout, '.') ; Arkansat, 'SI ; Tonnessco,
02. Tlio cotton Holds 111 North Carolina
generally mako 11 flms show of igorous
and fruitful plants, exceptions resulting
mori from thu falling oil' ot forms and
bolls, iu consequence of loo abundant ram
fall than lrom the presence of worms. In
South Carolina similar damago from cx
ccsslvu moisture, and calorplllars thrcaton
a partial or total destruction of tho crop.
In sovornl counties tho crop appears bet
tor in Guorgia than in any other
co'.tou stato east of thu Mississippi, although
thoro is somo injury from rust, heavy
rains and cattorplllnrs, is present in forco
in many coiintius, but camu too lato to
causa moro than a small percentage of loss.
Tho injury from worms un 1 seasons, vicis
situdes in Florida aro i vh&t greater,
amounting to 15 per .-. 'elation In
the i.indltiori of cro; .... 'terpillar
appeared in Alalinir. lam of
July, but its ruvagn 1. seri
ous till recently in . ' .
In suuiu counties in V ,0 rust
has appsarisl, and in .i.i'i . uen both
catterpillars and boll worms 11 ro doing
great damage iu hliort- ning tho life, of tho
plant, without much injur;.' to bottom
crops. 'Ihu crops of Louisiana looks
uniformity, Carroll returning 100; Cndno,
40; Tensus, 8S, and I'.ipldcs, 1)!.
Thoro is 11 similar rangn iu tho condition
of atl'aira in Texas and thu averago Is
Worms havo appeared in Arkansas
with litllo prospect of damago except to
top crop. Tho averugu eonditloti of tho
crop is much higher than iu September
of Inst your.
Tho prospects are alio good In Ten
netiuo. Sovoral counties in Misiouri mado re
turns groatur than woro over boforo mado.
is in circulation, Issued by tho tccrotary of J
war to-day, dlrocting that nlllcors of tho !
army who am ubsout from thuir stations
In sections of tho country Infoctod by up.
bluinic illseasos or from stations that
ouinot possibly bo rouchud without
transit through tlio Infucled territory, uro
after their luavu of absence, nulhorlnsd
to delaj starting to Join their commanda
until tin epidemic shall huvu subsided
when udvantugc s to b" tuken of tho foru
I'oirg Oillri will report by letter lo
their commander, and' obtain from him
the date on which It will be proper to
start for their post.
Jas. ltndnlpho has been appointed na
tional rovenuo storo-kocper of tho First
district of Illinois.
The president will probably visit Wash
ington early noxt week, llu will remain
her nbout two days, during which tliun
the cablnt Meeting will be held.
HIE KAllVKHs' 1 OSVKN rio.N'.
Naiiivimx Soptomber IT. Tho Farm
ers convention roascinb1od at 0 a.m., to
day, and organized a statu atsoclnlion,
nnd elected tho following oill.'ors ! Presi
dent Vf. H. Jackson; Vi.'e-l,rcsl(leiil;7lr!t ll,lu of ,,,u Plains and hills that skirt
Gen. A. K. Jaekton, C. W. Charlton,
Thomas .Crulchllcld, J. W. Hend, J. W.
Payne, D. II. Thomas, Col. ,1.11, Hamilton,
Dr. M. P.Smallwood, Col. J.T. Douglass,
Col, A. I). Iliyne). Sjcrotary, Dr. D.in I
Lsa of D.widsou; Troaurcr, T. H.Jdm
son of Davidion; Recording Secretary, E.
ll.Wado. Tho president on taking his seat
satd ho was sitislle 1 thu present pl inta
tlon system would soon pt.
away and that teilemonts succeinl
thorn. Ho thought tho railroads of tho
statu woro owned ond controlled by non
rosldonts of thostat?, who woro not Inter
estod In tho agriculture of tho state, but
made discriminations In favor of thu ter
minus of tho road, and against local
freights. Wo ask iiulhliig but justien at
tho hands of tho railroads and other in
dustries. Wu disclaim politics as tin organi
sation IAo, but feel thitu aro qun'tloiit
ol vital importance to the w hole country,
which will cnini) up for consideration,
KiMOlutions rugardlng tho adaption of thu
principles of tho Patrons of Husbandry as
tho most elleotivo means of relieving tho
farmers of tho grievances now oppressing
them, and commending tho study ofth(S)
principals to farmers ot tho state, nml if
approved, tho organisation of granges
whercovor practicable ndoptod.
A groat dual of solid work was done tit
tho afternoon sossion. Tho tiinu being
devoted in thorough dhcourso, anil ques
tions of vital Importaiicu to ovory fsrmer
in tho statu. Thu men who discussed
thesa questions ir evidently son iiblo think
ing men, who take dnep in'.e.-uU in thuir
profession, und aa such lliit state hat rea
son to bo proud of ilium, ami to unticipato
subtaritial rcults from thuir uMcmblHgu
togother. Thu convention adjourned to
meet on tho first Tuesday of next . Septem
ber in this city.
HON. FKI'.n IlOl'OLA-K
arrived huro to-day, and will deliver an
address at tho colored statu fair to-morrow.
TIIK ODD I'ZLLoW.i.
Daltimoiu:, Suptomber IT. At n ses
sion of tho grand lodge of I. O. O. F. to
day, tho latoly missing report of tho
Grand Hire which arrivod yesterday from
Aspinwnll, writ laid boforo tho conventijin
and ordurod prlntod.
u. b. 1. o. o.
Tho grand loJgo of tho I'nitod States
I. O. O. F. metnt nlno o'clock to-day.
Dapuly Grand Siru Dunham announced
that thn report of Grand Siro Logan had
been recoivod this morning and that it
was laid ba.'oro tho bulge and orderod
printed, Tlio report reached New York
yesterday, per Ocean (Juu n, from Aspln
wall and was iamodiutely forwarded to
Hiltimoro. The report of tho committoo
on mlleago nnd per diem of thu
representatives, tiling the milcago at
llvo cents going and returning
and pur diem at six Jollnr.t was udopted
A petition was rocotvctl from the colored
oitixtn of Delowaru naking permission to
join tho order, was referred to tho legisla
tive committee A motion was mado by
thn reprosentutivus from. Pennsylvania,
that tlio annual commur. ication of tho
grand lolgo in IKTfi bo hold in Philadel
phia durini; tho coutoiinliil oleutlon. Laid
over undur thu rule.
Tho report of tho grand lodgo of tho
Gorman Empire was rofcroi I to tho special
committee. After consido.-ing two re
ports from the ju liciary conmilttoe on tho
subject of arruarges and pass word and
discharging tlio committee lrom further
consideration thereof tho gr tnd lodgo ro.
solved itself in secret totsion, and contin
ued therein until thubotir of rccoss.
Com'mhu, September IT. Tho road
paymaster's and down pasrungcr train n
tho Charlott, Columbia and Augusta rail
road, collided near this city, about 0
o'clock a.m., smashing both engines, kill
inn tlio pij inns tor, Klllott Orchard und
a colored man named Jnmo Archoy. Thu
engineer, William Stono Ijul leg' broken
and wa ii.jured InteinnUy. A colored
boy had his loot crushoJ, nml Iho nxpross
maii, Graham was slightly woundod on
tlio head. Two oxjireis cars worn
smashed. Tho paaungurs worn uninjured.
llK.MOl'll.W IC l'0 VI.NTIO.N.
Cincinnati, Siiptumbor IT Tho Dem-
oorutla county and district convontiori
met this afternoon, nnd nominated for
tho statu senate AW P. Wallaco, John A,
Shank and Vachlot Wurthlngton ; for tho
hoiuo.l.M, llrunswick, .1. S. Gordon, E.
"W. Wollur, G. W. lo)cr, CIirb. Archer,
A. P. Nuwull, Thus. C. Satnr, John M.
Pattiion, L. OT.riun and John J. Geg.
ham, and full county ticket.
KKI'UBI.IOtX MATH COVVKXTION.
San FiiAtioiitco, Soptoinber IT. Tho
HqiuhlicanJJ btato convention, which as
mmblud hero to-day, nominated W. J,
Dtv nmill, forSuprumo Judgo, long term,
and Anton llrauson, of Los Angelot, for
.hu short torin. Contrary to expectations
tho convention did no' touch tlio senato
" YELLOW .r'ACK-.'1
.aiii ran suKvci-okT.
Nkw Yomk, September IT. Dr. Elisba
Harris, secretary of tho Amurlcan l'ut
llc Health nocitttlon, has sent 11 personal
contribution of floo to Shreveport, and
alio makes an urgent request that the
Howards ol that city mid of Natchi,
Vicksburg ami Now rlntsr, shall solid
tho requlslto number of nurse", hospital
supplies, and aid to provide for all tlm
sick. Also that this ailthoritlos of Cddo
Parish, tukn speedy iiiursurej for thu quiet '
removal, shelter nnd encampment of thn ,
ntcdy ant unprotected, who havu not!
fallen by tho pestilence. Dr. IUrri rec-
ommends tho removal to bu by ml thu '
tlio itr-d river iu that
and itldt that flight to
dluances will nut ulvn tho kind of so
curity that can bn obtained ut a small
cost und less than thrno hours travel. Ir
llvo thousand dollars of aid, and anullec
tlvu organiatiori of nurses, together with
a well devised plan for managing thu un
protected, worn to bu brought Into i lluu
tivn servico in Shrcvcpurt to day, tho
panic and pu'llleucn would soon coat-.
Tho cotton brokurs will ttdepraph their
coutributioti! by money order through tho
Howard asiocialion of Now Orleans.
Alt S'llOM rillt.AllKl.l'IIIA.
Plill.AliKLl'iiiA, .September )T. At n
meuting iu a! 1 of tho Shrovoport sullortrs
held hero this forenoon, Geo. 11. Stuait
presiding, htid A. J. Drexcl, treasurer
; t OOO wora subscribed. ,V oomrulttoe was
appointed to mako further colleutlons.
TIIK Kltt lilt AllATINII.
Liti 1 k ltocic, September IT. Partiet
who nrrivu.1 liero thl morning Irom
Sarcvoport, rtqiort thu yellow fever abat
in for want of victims. 1 h? telegraph
otllco was roopouod thero utorlay, and
transfers of money for thu ruliuf of the
dltrssul oan ho made by tulegrapb.
P.utnors of thu yollow fuvnr In
this city nro without tho least foundation-
Mkmi'IM, September IT. Thn board of
hcitlth reported 0 deatht to-day fn.m yel
low lever, Tho Howard naspritiliou is in
full operation, anil thu Odd-Fullows and
Masons aro also organising ruliuf com
mittees. The disea'p is believed not to bo
spreading and hardly any deaths where
earnt are well treated.
J'.'tll.AiiKUMIlA, September IT. The
second annual convention of the national
board of ttusm navigation, mot to-day ut
Contlnei'tnl hall, and was called to order
by tho president, I'bos. Sherlock, of Cin
cinnati. Delegates woru present from
Now York, MfttAchu?i)tl!, Maine, New
Jortey, Missouri, I ndiaria, Kelituc!(r,Ohio,
Peniisvlv.'inia, Connecticut, and -Maryland,
and othors are on their way. Con
Wamiim.to.v, September li. Proba
bilities On Thursday for Now England
and the Middle Kates, tho presfuru will
diminish, with southeast and southwest
wind, increasing to fresh und brisk. In
creasing cloudiness and rain for the south,
Atlantic, und gu f states cast of Missis
sippi, Gontlo and fresh winds, mostly
from tho uast and touth, and partly cloudy
weather wilh coast rains for Tennesseo
and tho OhUi valley; brisk w inds, veering
to the southwest and wott, and generally
cloudy vtcathur, and ruin in latter. For
the lowor luku region, brik and high
winds, gradually vooring southerly and
westerly; cloudy woather and rain
For Uppor Lake region, cloudy weather,
rain and high winds, tlio latter shifting to
wost and northwoct. For Missouri and
Minnesota northwest winds r.nd clear mid
clearing weathor with prevailing winds on
Thursday to tho north Cautionary sig
nals continue at Duluth, Canudt, Milwau
kee, Chicago, Grand llavon, Detroit,
Idaho, Cluvuland, Krlo and Ilulfalo nnd
nro ordured for ltuchoster and Oswego.
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Nkw Ohlkanh, September IT. Flour
low grudis tearce, ilomand fair, Xa't'S AO
fTiifj V(i; family w SOfO r,0.
Corn supply and duiuand fair, white
mixed T'.'e, yellow miud Tile; white Tilo.
Oats, supply light ami demand fair 40.
Btaii qulut and llrm, HSnjTjc.
llav good suiiply and demand price
?22..'; cholc.i i'JO.
Pork dull, $IT f-o.
Dry salt meats dull and lower; should
cr8,'c; bacon dull, Oj0i)IO; hams 14(i,.
J.urd dull, tierce -"Jc; kog 10(7..
Sugar nud iiiiduin'S no movement.
WhUkey lowur, OTcf"?! 03.
Colluo nominal in llrst baud, fair 2L'.jcj
good i!'J028;o irimn 'J.ljfT'.'S'Jc.
Corn meal linn.
Stcr.ing '21 1; ighl )irumliim; gold
Cotton, nearly ovcry thing oll'iircd taken,
supply scarco, pricim " atrougur, ordinary
I3'j "strictly lie, good ordinary 10c;
strictly good 'ordinary ITITJc; law mid
dling 1 Hf7r,18 ; ; middling lUu; good mid
Mkmi'IMs, September IT. Cotton dull
and drooping; Ion middling, lTjo; good
ordinary middling, Ifio; stock, ;i,'JK balus.
Flour quiet and unchanged.
Corn nmal dull, nt i'J Krj.
(,'orn aearco and llrm, nt CTJ0!,Ol,c. 1
Oats stimily, at lofij)"'''-
Bran quiet, at 10($lTc.
Bacon and shoulders, at H"(j!Ju.
Po-k and lard quiet und unchanged.
Sr. Louis, Hnptenihor IT. Flour dull
and weak miporlluo l-.M W(i;4 Tfi; X ?5 00;
XX ?6 76fnitl T.V, X X ill &n07 2.'q
family und luncy $7 u,',,)0 00-
Wheat dull and irregular; No .'I red
tl !1S1 10; No 2 SI 681 00 at ulova
tor. Corn very firm; No ii mixed 45Jc cash;
40o In October.
OaUIIrm; No U mixed litgher, at 3ffji) 1
3Cc at nlovator; 37j(;03Ste packed. I
llarloy buoyant and higher for Noa li
and 11; No 1 spring. $1 40(77U 45; No t!
i COGjilSfi. " I
Bye tlrm; No 3 747fc.
Pork dull, at 10JlCJo. 1
Sugar iinelmngodi Louisiana 9101c. 1
FROM NEW YORK.
LAW SttIT AtUIXKT A MINItsTKR.
Nkw Yoi'.K, Hnptembor IT. --Thn wlfn
of thn Ituv, Mr. Weswell, ol St. Johns
chapel, In this city, sued hur husband for
portion of her property which ho has con
verted to his own use. Shu is a daughter
or thu latn Itithop Human, of Trinity
church. Shu was worth f.TO.OOO whon the
wot llrst married and charged Weswell
Alll KOH ttuiiHV BI'OIIT.
The members of the t'tilton Exchange
rorwardcil $l,0(K) to Shrovoport to-duv.
HI'llAOIIK AO A IV.
In Mil J Itinn to thn loans mado by
Spraguu of moiioy belonging to thu city of
Brooklyn which weru telegraphed
previously, il subquetitly Appear that
h'umadu a loan of $.',0,000 to thn William,
antic railroad from thn general fund ol
Brooklyn city, but tearing the fraud would
bo discovered, thn amount was ruttirnud to
thu gonnral fund, but 1111 equal amount
was taken from tho educational loan and
a loan of 450,000 was madu on tho bonds
ol the .Suspension Urldgn and Erlo Junc
tion railroad bonds. Thu district attomoy
also stated to-day that Mills, Sprague,
and Kodman ut-ed funds to speculate i.n
Wall street, and mentioned thn firm o''
Mark A: Co , an among thosu who received
largo loans from them. Investigations
Into tho operations of thn Trust company
by tho district attorney show, nlihnigh
its charter specially provides that loans
shall be mado to any of lit olllccr.i, some
$f0?,00J havu been borrowed and ued by
its trustees and other otllciais. Of th.s
amount, $'J20,000 was Ioanul to I,
Hasted, a mmnburof thu legislature , 1'JI
000 to Jas. 1). Pith, president of thn New
York marine; fW.OOJ to W. (' ICiriijt
Icy, thu Brooklyn bridge contractor ; .j4u,
000 to Judgo McCim, a trustee, SlM'.OOO
to W. S. Lnsdaloaml $100,000 to A. Low
and Brother, of which firm J. () Law
onu of thu trustees, Is n partner, most t
thu loans havo been paid.
At a meeting of thn National K . . utivx
Commilluu of thu liadiial D.onof rattc
palty to day, an addresis to tho granges 1 1
thn patrons of hutbsnlry was adoptc 1
It states tl u ovils now being tottered,
arise from th irre.jion-llillity ol Itepubh
ennt, of their camtituent, and say if the
puopln hud control over oftlcials, the a
tion of thn I'.epublieaus with thu prtvib
ego of reralling thuu wilh power un
worthy their trust, lino-ly w miIJ
bo th rulu and rtrr pttuii
i only poi-iblo by mltrepreonlnlioii. The
1 watch word of thn Damorrntb' party tf
I furs co-operation, Insuring this ruform.
I IN I'OK TKtf SSAR.
Nkw YoIik, September IT. (icrgu
Bias was sentenced to prison for ten years
I for the murder of Delia Corcoinn.
The consecration of I'uv. Dr. Itoi j. 11
Paddock of irac church, BriKiklyn, as
bishop of Matsachututtt, 111 tho place of
tho latn Bishop, N. Canton, of Eeatttmrn
took placo In Brooklyn this morning.
Tho ctremonius vcrn conducted In (trace
church at ltiM.I p.m. A prucestlun or
clergymen entcrod tho hurch, walking
two nnd two, headed by presiding bishop,
Bight Kcvnrcnd Dr. Smith, of Kentucky
It liumliurod nt least IT.", full ron inicaU
comprising many of distinction fri.m this
city und Brooklyn; Massuchmulis, an t
othor parts of thu country. Bi-hop
Stevens delivered tho tormon. Ho show
ed the extraordinary growth of tho Epis
copal church in this country since the last
century, and said that 81 yetr ago to-day
thn cr.nsiciation of the first American
hibop on American soil, took place lu
Trinity church. The consecration of itcv
Dr. Paddock, ns bishop of MHS'ach'netU,
then took place with thoii'tial crmonles
anna iiicKi.Nso.f o.v urn ris.
Denvkk, Septombcr 17. Anra Dukin
on, with Prof. Haydun and party, walkul
to tho summit of thu longest peak Satur
day, making thu accent In 3 hours und 10
ItlNo 1111.I I'nll or tlie Silver
Kor'21 liourrs ending li p.m., Sept. 12 187JI
Alimo . Changes,
m at IONS. 1 water. I ltlse. Fall,
Brunswick , .,
New Dilcaim ...
M. I .(ill 1
ulierUTMi:. Stv. U. S. A.
Vichsiii'Kii, September 17. No boatr
up or down. Cloudy and wnrm. Hivei
M i:ieiii-i. Siitembur 1 1 arrivou :
ICeystono and bargea from
,rted: Nushville, White I
Nushville, White Klver. Kiver
I.001MVII.I.K, Sep. 17. Blver falling
with .111 I" tips canal. Cloudy, hot and
noHigns of rain. Arrived, Gen. Lytle, J.
D. lVrker, Cinclnnali; Sandy Hook, Troy.
Departed J. D. Parkur, Cincinnati; Even
ing Star, Aondonon.
Namivili.e, September 17. Kiver un
chanced, v."" "!l inchat 011' tho. shoalt
Cloudy, but pleasant.
EvANbViLi u, Soptimbtr 17. Clear and
hot. Mercury CO to B'J. Kiver full three
inchus, Down : Tarascon, Mary Ament,
Frank I. Gracov. Up; Falls Pilot.
Business very dull,