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PAlsiDMT QkiNT, it it said, don't
IrMwaaytklBg about finances, and will
therefore approve aft y currency bill that
OMgraM may put.
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Tki compulsory education bill haa 1'oon
' JetwMal ta the Illinois aenato, which enda
. tew nisif of compulsory education Intblt
state, natil Best winUr, at leaat.
t 4lYIciPaiDiT Colfax, la In Ohio,
talking part la the woman' war agMnit
whisky. He addressed a grand tompor-
Me aaesa .meeting In OleTeland a few
Xcmoh Of Secretary Richardaou'a res
tfaatWat are again afloat, and alao that tho
'mitaat kaa chosen hit auccosior. Mr.
-Jst&ardion'i resignation will take placo
I tat Drat of May, when he.intonds to
i a partner in tho Fronch banking
aoem er atunro & Co.
. TBI ledlas of Zaneiville, Ohio, last
JwMk attevled a meeting of the city conn
. UaaiMtiUoMd lis. members to paas nn
rdlaasoe prohibiting the aale of wine,
Mr ana ale within tho city limita. They
4MriM4MffMlntaad the council paaaod
UaordkaASc,' thirteen voting for It and
are egeJast it.
Tni temperance war in Ohio ia getting
tke.flrceon,bothaldoa. Riots havo.boen
teelyeecstped in Cleveland. In Day
tea, ike saloon-keepers' aaaoclation, num
baring thirty-eight members, havo pledged
themselves not to patronize in any way,
bualneaa men, who are engaged in tho
temperance war in any way, or whose
wives are taking any part in it. In
Springleld the brewer, dletillorlos and
wholesale liquor dealers hare furnished
the capital to start a daily papor to advo
cate their side of the question and several
numbers have already appoared. From
.PIi jkj' opposition is. tho wind
which will help to keep aflame tho Area of
the whliky war.
Toe bill passed by the houae of rcpre
Mtakif es on Mdnday, to flx. the amount
! legal leader note at four hundred mil
lions, reads aa follows :
Where, la existing uncertainty aa
to Whether the amount of legal-tender
sole bow a&thorlzed by taw to bo kept
UeaVeakUioa is $866,000,000 or $400,000,.
90, ia calculated to eterauge the bualneaa
of the cowntry; Therefore,
Be It aa acted, eta. That the provision
f law existing prior to the act approvod
April 12, 18CG, entitled "an act to-amend
u act to provide ways and moans to aup
fort the government," approved March
3, 18(5, ha and the, same are hereby de
clared to be in fore so a to authorize
legal tender notes of tho United states, to
the amount of $409,000,000. to be kont in
general circulation; and the total amount
ei ubim. estates notes tnuod or to
tened ahall never exceed $400,000,000,
Taa reoerds and papers of the Chi
gs pension agency were bnrnod
IB the great Are. Miss Ada B,
oweet, wno was then a clerk in
tha oSe, undertook the taak of filling
ui me accounts from memory, so that
tha sufferers might not be deprived of
intr pension moneys during tho Ions
Interval ihat would elapse before'Ue now
Wat eeald he procured from Washington,
Whan the Hit arrived, the chocks due
I found to agree -with hers to within a
i amount, BBS ino.was blgbly com
.pilaMBUd upon her work by the chief of
M penalon bureau at Washington. This
teat was a strong argument as to her
ability, and went far to secure her tho
See to which she was recently noml-
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THE PRINTING COMMIT-
Til 1IAJ0KITY AND TUB MINOR
ITY REPORTS, t (
Hpcclal to the St. l.ouls Itcpulilicaii.
eSmiNOFiKLn, III., March 24.
Tho two winga of tho printing commit
teo wore beard from to-day through tho
medium of. a majority and a minority
report, aa to ihe condition of atato bind
ing affulra, Mr, Bradwoll repeaentod a
powerful minority, conaiatlng of lilmaelf
Ilia report stated that everything was
lovely, and the building contract wasn't
making expenees, excop on thet Item of
the slatehortlculturAl report. This mat
ter, howover, nftordod occasion
lor a howl. The binding on
tbeae roporta comes outaldo of
the regular contract, and henco tho atate
comintaalonors madoa special contract,
allowing tho binder flfty-olght conts for
ea:li volume, when It wa not worth raoro
than twenty-five conta. In fact the
binder had taken tho regular contract at
losing Ogurca. expecting to make up hia
loasea on apcctai worx oi una Kinu. xnis
practice baa prevailed for years, but should
bo abolished. Hence Mr. Ilradwell
rocoinmonded that, nltliouch tho state
blndor has, all in all, received not moro
than n fair prlco for bla work, ho should
bo made an' cxamplo of, and tho House
should instruct tho printing comraittoo to
rciiaio ins accounts, niiowinc him onlv
twentyilvo cent per volume for tho agri-
cuuurai reports, mis wouia reduce tho
claim of tho atnto bludor by $li,aG'J.
Tho majority roport, signed by all tho
Other moubors of tho oommlttoo, agreaa
with tho tulnority report as to tho atato
niont oria'cta, but orguc that, aa tho spe
cial binding waa contrncted for by
reaponaible state oflleera, and as the price,
though much too high, waa lower than
that of tho provloiia year, and that aa the
binder took the regular contract at rates
far leas than reasonable, with the under
standing that he would rccoivo this ape
clal work, and that, aa whon the whole
work ia averaged it la found that ho has
received notbine more than a fair nrlco
for all, therefuro it would not be lust to
cut mm oil a proposed in tbo minority
report, but ho should be paid, in accord
ance with his contra:U, and all thoao
Irregularities nro provided acalnat in
future by tho. law in recard to atato eon-
tracia na passed to-day.
V UVOD DD iliUNGS $1,000,000
TO A FLORIDA MAN.
Wo find the following In a Jacksonville
Moro than twenty years ago Major
YVRiuu a. iiiossom, wno is now in Jack
sonville, was a resident of Washington.
Wtiile there, chance caat in hia wav a
young man named Larimer, in whom ho
became deeply Interested. Larimer had
boon led artray by the influenco of wicked
associations, nnd was utterly diaiinatod
to all appearance a moral nnd ph steal
It is moro than nrobalilo that Malor
Blossom discovered redeeming aualltica
in tho young man, notwithstanding the
deptha to which dintlpation had brought
him., for the "uood Samaritan" rescued
him frem tbo gutter. gave him a pleasant
home, and assisted him by counsel and the
aid ol line social Influences to mfte him
self a new man. Alter his reformation
was ilcted, the young man returned to
hie parents, who resided in Colorado, and
ror a number ol years bis generous bene
factor hoard nothing of him.
in uacemoer or last year Major lilos
aum'a attention was called to an adver
tisement in n lioaton paper, over ho
signaturo of "Larimer1 Inquiring tbo
address of W. A. Blossom. Ho responded
to the inquiry, nnd aocn received a lotter
from the parents, of bis former protege
In Caatello county, Colorado, informing
him that tholr aon, in dying, had willed
hia property to him, in gratitude for the
hind deeds of ytara agono.
The letter, which fusllnclv alluded to
this act, uave tho sequal to the reformed
man's lire, lit applied mraseli vigor
ously toXuslnuss after bis return to Col
orado, becatno an honorable and uaiful
raenbor of aocioty, and in a fow yeara
araaaaoa a largo loriune, an or wmcn, ral
uod at $1,000,000, will tall into the poa
session of Major Blossom next June.
No act oi genuine charity is ever loat,
Somewhere in tho conaervatory of good
deeda tna plant will put forth it blos
soms and (bed it perfume, perhaps in the
oaim nnu Brilliance or tee eternal morn
ing, perhaps in the (ubdued llcht nnd
murky atmosphere of tbo mortal life.
I1INT3 FBOM UINTON.
Col, It. Jf llinton has hitherto had
good reputation as a soldier, a journalist
ana a noou-mauor. in an evil moment
for blm and a good ono for the people, he
orougni certain cnarces against uommls
sloner of Pensions Baker. Tho lattor re
torted by snyinc that llinton had drawn
pay as a clerk in tho pension offlco for
political aervlcea. ilinton's friends
expected that of courao he would
promptly disavow this monstrous
ohargo. Instead, ho Las confossed it. lie
as made an amuavlt which sets forth that
e was paid for hia aervlcea aa secretary
of the republican oieeutlvn committee
during the last presidential campaign
with a sinecure clerkship In tho pension
olUce worth $1,200 a year. Hut, pleads
the accused, I did not ask for the appoint
ment; Delano, Kdmunds, Chandler, and
Ilarjen put me into the place; and I did
not then, and 1 do not now)
believe in the practlco, ao that they are
guilty, not I, if any gullt there be. This
last plea Is equivalent to saying: "If
Smith let me into the Treasury vaults,
and I steal all I cau lay handa on, Smith
ia guilty, but as for me no stain reatx on
mynumof' If a paymaator had offered
Col, llinton during tbo war an opportu
nity to steal $l,"00of Government funda,
Wpuld the lattor have felt Justitlod in doing
io?' Wo might expect to And Delano and
Chandler and llarlau committing larcony
in this way, but it is a ahock to discover
that a good journalist like llinton should
nave consented to It. vt o bavo called
this tranaactlon petty larceny. Thero ia
no pretense that llinton ever did kii hour's
work for the government. Yot he waa
paid 91,300 of government money for hia
services to the Hopubllcan party. This
was anico transaction for a party that
was then trumpeting ita new dogma of
HOW LOUISIANA LAWS
New Oli ani I'ka.Miue.l
And now comes a senator nimbly to the
ironi, ana reiaies mat a certain bill, upon
which he bad bis eyo, haa nevor yet passed
aituuuKii ii nm umm miroiieu, aigneu and
promulgated in thn olliclal Journal.
The gentleman, Knnator Wharton, upon
being approached by a reporter, on the
subject or a certain bill which haa been
thus promulgated, rolato tbo following
story, ao that those of the North and West
"who run may read" bow our legislative
bodies do things in this "freo and onllirht
enod State." b
'.'You see. the bill No. 1 know had a
put up Job In It. Ho 1 went to my frinpda
and wroto out the number in large Ifou'rea
and placed It on tho desk, ao that when it
wa. brought up they could all about 'No I'
and deteat tho inwuuro.
" w1 and waited, but no bill
came. The morning session wis overland
we came to the evening, still I watched.
THE CAIRO DAILY
but it waa not broughtup, and Hctord
lngly. noxt day, when I Mt the ssereUry,
1 told him' that the bill had tot peeled.
Yes, he sweto it had, asd though I pro
testett, a few days after Isaw it in the ofll
clalleurnal.' Ndwl I have got elghtoon
brother senators, all witnesses that the bill
was never touched, and as I am going
back next sosaion, I propose to show the
wholo matter a dead swindle The bill
may bo a good one and all that, but what
I object to is that it should be signed and
promulgated aa a law when it was not
It was tho earnest endeavor of the au
thor of tho aubjoinod opto to render It a
perfect potm. If it be not absolutely per-
rect in every roapect and he confeaaes
that it may possibly not bo so the fallnrn
tq Invoat it with that distinction is due
ololy to tho fact that porfoctlon i not
alway within reach of uvon poetic eonlus
itself: ' B
They pang nnd they prayed 'round 1'at's
In fcunshlnc nnd in rain;
But the old gnloot was qiilto prayrr-prool,
And they wng nnd prayed in vain.
But at last they bribed a iua named Lattln
I o clro lillll foinn wlilnLv frnm (Mii,,ln..ii
.-juiiii! iiiny-uim iiron.s oi IU0 MUIT
,. Ml'a.rVball-nlccp, he nposeil ;
nut loriy-oiiii urops weru quile cnougli,
l or It bundled the old man quite rouuli,
And that culoon was closed.
Thk recent statistic of drunknnneaa
among tho women of Now York are full
of warning to tho women of Ueorgia. It
ia uaolcta to say that this is duo to tbo
contamentstlona of city life. The vice
hegina in tho wlne-cup at the aocial.board,
and tbo fair lady who bolda the cup may
not only make aomu young man a drunk
ard, but become lioraolt n victim. Wo
havo seon tho wife of ono of the most
noble men who ever woro the ermino of
ueorgia rcollng upon our atroeta. Only
lst year wo aaw the daughter of one of
mo atate a proudest olliclal wandering on
ius avrciua oi wun lackluster eye
iiu uMtutnui iicps. iviiania (us.,)
WHAT WAS DONK IX
FUltTIIKIt FROM THE ILL-FA-
TED STEAMEK CRHS
CLAHANOE ADSIT OP CAIRO
AMONG THE DEAD,
THE AVAR ON JOHN BARLEY-
CORN IN OHIO.
LYMOUTH CHURCH AND
HENRY WARD BEEUHER.
DISASTROUS FIRE AT BROWNS
Memi'iiis, March 25. From eurvivors
oi me urcacent City who arrived tlil
morning on the steamer JL'hll Allen, the
following particulars of the dlaaater are
Wm. Ungge, first onglneor, who wss on
watch at tbo time, states that at the time
oi tne explosion be was aft monding a
tiro hook that ho waa suddenly knocked
down by the concussion, though he heard
A unuiual noise. On springing to his
foet be started forward, but was stopped
by stoam ; a moment aftorwards he found
himself standing in wator, and realising
his dangor bo ran up stairs close
loiiowod by water. Within three min
utes attor the oxploaion tho boat sunk,
leaving only the after part of the roof
anovo mo water; on this tbo survivors
nuddied until reloaaed by the Pbll
Allon's timely arrival.
The engineer states that at the moment
or tbo explosion the boat was carrying
HO pounds of steam, and five minutes
oeiore no bad tried the water ami fnnnrf
II uusb. lie can eive no theorv aa to ih
causo of tho oxploaion. The boat had five
oarirca in tow. containing boo tons of cmi
ouutonaot augi r and . about 210 tons of
quoouswaro, an or which waa loat.
in addition to tbo list of deaths reported
&?.nk Ko,iy Sl' lxml, dy watchman.
At, a . t. tlii ah... '
wiuiaiu uunn. -jd niorir. whu n.
n uu IUD X 111! 41IUN.
Clarence Adslt, cabin boy, Cairo.
John IlavlA and Kl Ailklna ril.l...l
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lien Johnson. Ellzabethtown. Panmvi.
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inuin, vuiutou uruuian, loat.
iuo miiowing wore wounded:
James lirowstcr. sabiu hn
Indiana, cut on head.
rouster, St, Louis, cut
ahouldor badlv bruiaed.
Liziio Jtoss, chambermaid, Cairo, akull
Oeorce and Albert Hall, aona of tha
proprietor or the trading boat at Daven
port, Iowa, wero considerably bruiaed;
men latnur nu aiio pauiy scalded about
Tho following nro unhurt:
las O'Connor, Vittaburir.
Frank Mlllor, I'eorla.
Oua. Sauer, Jake Lichtl. Joe. l (Hap
Morrla Dhnor, llonry Kalenstoin. (lh.i..
Harriaon, Honry Murphy, Allen Cooper
and Ueorgo Tilley, bt. Louia.
Attrasa lion, Cairo.
Mr. Hall and four children. Davon
Alao tbo following colored firemen:
.Taa' Hughes, Moundavllle, Va.,
Jerry Thomas, lirbwnsvillo.
Jas liobinaou, Dave Achor, Dick Harris
auu Aiirou Jones, di joui.
All tho wounded, with thoao unhurt,
and (Jeoriro Van JJauton. whoae left lee ia
dislocated, left for St, Loula on the Oity of
Vlcksburg. All tho survivor (peak in
tne highest term of the treatment re
ceived from the officer of.tbo Pbll Allen.
No bodies of the killed woro recovered
MsMi'iiiD. Marsh M. The Ledger says
that tbo ontlro loss by the explosion of tha
Crescent City will foot up nearly 1300..
A nortlon'of tho remain of a man sun.
posed to be John Qstranderthe pilot,
wero takon.up on tliititOMier Tivksburg.
a newsboy, recently from St. Louis, was
ii it it it in i ii i n i ii.
Repsried Exnresslv for thn BullAtin.
BULLETIN, TK0R3DAY, MARCH 26, 1874,
fatally shot by tome of his companion! in
Happy Hollow last night Throe oi them
have been krreeied and oowmitted.
. m Wtft. i
An Appet ?ipeoW from BrowneTllle,
Tennessee says a fire broke out at 8:30
this evening, legally consuming thfol
lowing business houses: W J) Malone,
dry goods; A L Glenn, confectioner; Arm
strong and Gordon, hardware: W J Mont
.raMya'y goods: Jones flro, grocers;
Wm M floott it Co, dragglsts. The
loss is said to be about 1100,000 The
hnuses.of Bond ft Bros and 8 Hurbert
barely escaped. Insurance unknown.
N"w. ,V.K wrch 25. The lecture
room of Plymouth Church, llrooklyn.was
filled to-day by members of the congrega
il.n;0.AM8mb,,d PU"unt to adjeurn
msnt Friday night laat, to tako any action
made necessaryliy, the proceedings of the
congregational council now In session.
Moderator F. M. Edgarton called the
meeting to order.and Kev.Bdward Iieecher
oflered prayer, A commlttco from the
council wa announcod in waiting.
The gontlemen woro Invited to seats
on the platform. After tho resolution was
adopted to receive any communications
they might havo to mako. Prof. Kgbort
and D. Smith of tho committee said they
brought a mceaage Ironi the council which
they hoped would be rccelvod with tender
and brotherly affection. Tho council waa
animated with n fnollng of reaped and
love for the pastor and mombcrs of h't
churcb. It waa dealrcd that all tho trana
actlona of tho council might bo In tho day
and light, and in auch light aa could como
irom mo pastor and mombcrs of
iiymouib church, and which would
place Plymouth church in tho same
position as other churches for freo dlacua
alen in tho council. A roaolutlon of the
council, inviting J'l.yinoutu church to
attend tho council and preaent its vlows
was reaa and on motion of Honry WaYd
uuwuor, mu iuni oi mi church wcro
voioi ao me noarera or the raeaasce and
committee appointod to make a fltllng
response, of which Mr. Deecber was one.
While the committoo were deliberating on
"P'Ti clerk of Plymouth
.uuri;u reau w me consrre-
l.alinn lit. V. . - .
?""", v;uar8o oi arrignmeni.
n a ahort time the, committee returned
uu stated mat an addresa had been
'" ujran, wnicn was read, it was a
protest against any action whatever by
the preaent council upon any lsaue relat
ing iu x iymouto; mat me council expect
that the charges are based on tbe reported
apuechos of ita paator and that the church
will be iudeod onlv bv its own apt! anil
n u suit.
Piatt 3t liovd. whom hanlri apa
by Jayne. on tho lGth nf .Tutu l..t
havo commanend an It. in nni atnivui
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damages for trespass. Other and similar
suits are threatened.
Solomon Gatlvrntran. a litmkar la1a-
is said to havo absconded after having ob
tained a large amount of monev from
foreign bankors on alleged forged" bills of
Ikding, He has written to his creditors
here, statins that he is onlv on a huainau
trip to consult with firms to whom be has
been consigning lumber. Many of his
creditors expect him to return, and are
hopeful that he will he ahln to tsfftv In
Tho difficulty betwoen tbo Krlo Bail-
way company and it former employes in
freight houses has not vat been astimtaif
The modified demands ef the strikers has
been rejected and thov are elven to thia.
evening to answer a proposition of the
company allowing them to resume work
at rates nxed by tbo company, after sign-
tug nu araumrui ial in luiuro IhOUld
they not like the wages paid, that they
will retire peaceably and not Interfere
with tho men emoloved to fill thatr
WAsniNQTON. D. C. March 2i. An
extradition treaty between the United
States and tho Ecuador baa been officially
proclaimed, and is to continue in force ten
Tho trial of the great railroad bond
forcers is promised at an early day, and
under tho circumstances Judge Suther
land, yesterday, declined to grant a
motion for release on bail of Dr. Dials
Vlco-Preaident A Quallera, of tie
Cuban Republican, is in the city, and
roporU that his visit to cities where
uubans reside, to collect subscription! and
organize eipodltlonsj has been quite sue-
Thecrusadu work wascontinued to-day,
While one or tho pravine bands was at
uarroder'a saloon on West State street
they invited tbe proprietor to attend
prayer meetlnsr and in return were
denounced as hypocrites and straot-walk.
ers and otherwise insulted with lansruara
too foul for publication.
TRIED TO CUT 1IIS THROAT.
John Little. wife whinner, called at
his wife's rooms to-day and, after a talk
with her about a divorce aha ia aeoklnir to
obtain, sought to make the expenses of a
divorce suit unnecessary by cutting bis
throat with a razor. Ho was promptly
oared for and will recover.
1 iiiLADELrAiA, March 2G. An
immonao mass mostiner. to take action
looking to tbo Immedlato orection qf the
centennial exposition building and a vis:
ornus prosecution of tbe work, was hold
to-algbt'at Horticultural hall, tbo main
hall belnc Inadequate to accomntAdate the
crowd. An auxiliary meeting wa.eon.
vened in the lower ball of the bulldlne
Delegations from tho Uree induatllal
establishments attended In a body, with
MUSIC AMD BAXXEBS,
and nearly all the trades, professions and
occupations or me city were represented
oy tueir most innueouai men, among
wuom me leeuog wa universal that tbe
international cnaracter of in ainoaltion
must not by any possibility be allowed to
lUvONNK. March 21.-TI,. flnanllh
Republican troops under Oan. r.nana dla
embarked at Castro Urdiales. 'J 7 mile east
Tbe Carl 1st under Gen. Sehaiia nmtad
tbe force of tbe Republican under Col.
Rovllle, at Lordea. It I said tha Rnmih.
llcana lost 300 killed. '
It At t BO AD MKETINU, SBBBJBJ
LaKAYBTTE, March 25 Al a maatlncr
of the board of directors of the Lafaratte
mm nn iiiuviaiugmu railroad, the
reslsnation of President O. W. PUrra...
accepted, and Judcre Grlei. nt Tininn
elected in his stead. Chief Knelneer Tal
bot also resigned. His successor hu not
yet been appointed.
aii quiet in temperance circles.
Wahinot6i,''B. Oj'March J4.-Mr.
i ll!fh5".-lrtm committee on
iBdi'.f,7' .'P, fatorablyon
koosAUIl ttuthorlzlBg the secretary of the
interior to uncertain unexpended bal
ance for tha removal of the Klekapoo
and other Indians to tha Indian Terri
The morning hour having expired,
"J'.l 8mV consideration
of the bill to provide for the redemption
and reissue of United States notes; and
free banking. '
Mr. Sshurz moved to amend the first
section of the bill by striking out "eiehty
two" and inserting ''flfty-slx," so that the
maximum limit of United States notes
should be f 360.000,000 Instead of $381,
000,000. ai fixed bv the bill. '
Mr. Wright gave notice that he would
oner an amecdmont to strike out tha
wuoie oi me urst section of the bill, and
oirer instesd a section providing that tbo
uuuwi oiaiee Botes lor circu
lation ha flxsil at tins nnn nnn
Mr. Schurz argued against legalizing a
portion of the forty-four million reservo
now in circulation.
Air. iiayard opposed any increaaeof
lrrouoomaoio paper money. A debate
lonowed ai to tbo right of the aecretary
iu aaiBU luv iriurvu.
Mr. Sherman gavo notice that to-morrow
ho would ask tbo Sonato to rnmaln In
aesalon until two or threo decialve votea on
tuo unanciai mil ahould be reached.
Mr. Logan hoped thqre would bo an
agreement entered Into now to commenco
voting to-morruw afternoon at half-paa
2 o'clock, ir that timo be liked the aena
tora would thon be preaent.
Mr. Sherman aubmlttod the resolutions,
providing that after half-past 2 o'cleck
to-morrow, inursday arternoon, apeocbea
uu mo udsdco uni oo i stened to of ton
Mr. Mayuard objected.
Mr. Sherman gave notice that to-mor
row bo would ask the Setiato to pus tbo
Mr. Oislesby. from tbo'commlttca r,n Inl
dlan affairs, reported adversely on the lli-
Bumorizing mo secrotary or tbe interior
to uao the funds from the sale of bonds for
the benefit of the Oaage Indiana, and it
wai lausuuusiy postponed.
The senate went into executive seaalon
and abortly after adjourned.
Washington, .March 115. At the
expiration of tbe morning hour the house
took up tha bill to regulate inter-state
railroad commerce. Mr. G. F. Hoar nro.
ceeded to address the house in favor of
me mil. At tbe close ef tbe debate,
after speeches by Mr. Hawley of Illin
ois and Messrs. Monroe and Smith of nhu
Mr. Noblock moved to lay tbe bill on the'
I.LI T .. .
auic- negatived yeas uz, nays 129.
Before reaching the final vote, which will
bo taken to-morrow, the houso adjourned.
Toledo. March 2t A. commttia of
four of tho women's temperance league
are busily engaged In circulating their
license pledge, meeting in most inttancea
with a favorble recoplion. A large num
ber of signatures have already haan
obtained. A few saloons haye been vis
ited for tha purpose of obtaining tha sig
natures of the proprietors to the pledge,
but so far without success. No devotional
exercises have been attemnled in saloon
Tbe city has been districted by tbe league,
auu uuicora uuosen loreaca district. Meet
ings ar held daily and nightly in all parts
of tbo city.
Annapolis. Md.. March 25. Betwaan
forty and fifty ladies, under the auspices
of tbo state temperance alliance, accom
panied by its officers and a number of
clergymen of tbe city of lialtimere,
visitea&nnapous to-day and memorialized
the house of delegates for the local option
law. The Heuae adjourned, giving up
their hall to the ladies and tomperance
advocates, most of the members dispers
ing. One or two hymns were sung in the
ball. Tho impression made upon the legis
lature by this mode of advocating the
cause of temperance was. not favorable.
Nxw Oblsavb, March 26. The strike
came to an end this morning, tbe union
printers resuming work on the Picayune
Republican and Times at 60 cents per
thousand. Tho Boe has a full comple
ment of non-union printers and will
Fittsbdro, March 25. Monongahela
is 7 feet 4 inches and falling slowly. Tbe
weather is clear and pleasant.
Vicxsiitjbo, March 25 Down Oak
land, Fred Wilson and tow. Arrived
City of Helena. No boats up to-day.
uiuar nuu piouaui.
Nashville, March 25 River still ris
Ing with 38 feet on tbe shoals. Weathar
cool. Arrived Shipper's Own. Unnsr
uuuioeuaiiu. juoparteu a IX sjoox.l'adu
MEUriiis, March 25, Weather cloudv
with indications of rain: river fell two
Inches. Denarted last evening ant n
day Vlcksburg, St. Iiouls; Kxporter,
Little Rock. March 25. Weather
olear and pleasant. River falling, 11 feet
oy gauge. Arrived xiatiio, above; J no.
uoward.wew Orleans. Departed Olarka.
New Orleans. March 26. Arrived
Thomas Sherlock, Cincinnati; John U
Maude, Memphis. Departed Cherokee
and Paragon, Cincinnati; Henry Ames.
cm. uoun. vv earner ciear and pieaaant
mis morning Dut raining mis evening,
".Cincinnati, Maroh 25 River 18 feel
and ralliot;. Arrived Juniata. Fittaburcr:
T.maa TI 1a1.a MnmnVI.. Unlit. V Ti
"tl- AW.MW., JHVUIJIUI.. MUIIID X.lQri,
St Louis. Departed Skllllnger, Mary
jaiuer, uoino r.Dert, ruisourg; All cue
yens, Memphis; John Kilgour, Bam Halo,
Evansville, March 25. Weather
clear till noon, but now oloudy with Indl
cations of rain; river rlaen 22 inches with
261 feet by mark. Port list up Ella,
Arlington, uorner, r ayett, itonerts, uu
more and Idlewild. Down Bermuda,
urey itsgie, itsd Uloud and ral itogers.
St: Louis, March 25. Arrived Red
Wing, Davenport; Baker, Quincy; Ste.
Geneviove, Vlcksburg; Keener, Memphis;
uoipmn, Illinois river; jonnaon, iveoxuk.
Departed Yesger, New Orleans; John
son and Colossal, Keokuk; Grand Tower,
Memphis; Grafton and Laat Ohance,IUin
ois river; Lake Superior, Dubuque; Nail
City, "Wheeling; W.J. Lewis, Missouri
river. Riyer rising. Weather cloudv
and warmer. Thero was a shower
Loumvillb. March 35. River station.
ary with 11 feet S inches in the canal and
two feet less in the chute. Weather clear
and cold this morning but very pleasant
in tbe afternoon. Business more brisk on
tho levee than for some timo past.
Arrived Laura Davis, Cincinnati; Pat
Itogers, Cineinnatt; Anna, Tennessee
river; Thomas Means and barges, 8t
Loula; Boss, John Diooold. Jarosslilaok-
m-A D..AI..I. llf. Mama
iiiviu .uu iinwmir. I iihuuib Ayv.a.iwu
-Laura Davis, Nashville; Pat Rogers,
Memphis; Anna Cincinnati; Tbos Means
and barges, Ironlon; Boaz, John Dip.
paid, lllsckmore and Resolute, Pittsburg, ,
II. H. SAUP,
And Manufacturer of
H0ME-M ADEC ANDIE S
lOS Gommiroltl Av.
tiOrders from Abroad Promptly Attended to.
HARRY WALK ER
(Lato l'ropricter of tho St. Nicholas Hotel)
Has become Superintendent of the
lit mm I ii
CORNER SIXTH STREET AND OHIO LEVEE.
ilr. Walker having token ohargo of thin old and well-known lieuae, will at
once give it a thorough renovating, and put it in first-class order for the recep
tion guests. Mr. Walker will welcome liic old customers to the new house, and
will always bo Klad to seo them.
First-class Day Board 20 por Month.
HARRY WALKER, Supt.
Dbtboit, March 25. The Pier Mos
quette Lumber Company's mill at Lud
ington, was burned this afternoon. Loss
about io,00Q. Insurance $30,000.
Baltimore. March 25. Dr. Paul
Schoeppe, alias J. P. Scbuleoberg left
Here this afternoon in charge of detective
J. H. Dlzon for Chicago, where be is
cuargea wun lorgery.
Laeouln, Jf. II.
Laconia, March 'JQ. Blodgett. the
wifo murderer, plead guilty t murder in
the second degree, and was sentoncod to
tnirty years imprisonment.
TUB Oil I AT CAUXI.
Los-dok, March 25. The Great East
ern will atart in Auguat to lay tbo Portu
rue talegraph cable from Hi. Vincent,
vape rora s laianaa io remamboes, lira
Milwaukbe, March 25. The women
or Ripon continue their work agalnt tbe
saloons. A number of these places were
viaiiea yesieraay. rrayer meeting wss
uhiu at a saioon unuer wooa's notei
whero tbey were refused admission, and
they prayed bofore the door. No saloons
nave been closed, but tha woman aeam
determined. Great oxcltemonts prevails.
a no ST.
The Vote de Cuba renorts that a He hi
has occurred at Gueimo Clara, near
Puerto Principe, betwoen Arminan's brig
ado and tbe united robel forces, com
manded by Demogalmz. On receipt of
the nows at Puorto Principe, Oon. Das
cones, with two battalions, left to assist
Armlnan. lie bad two encounters with
the enemy before reaching the acene of
ma tormer action.
Gi.kvbli.ni. March 25. The temper
ance women visited a number of saloons
to-day, but no signatures to tbe dealer s
pledge wero obtained.
AT BUCTKU8, OHIO,
tnere is strong opposition to tne move
ment, and trouble is anticipated. At differ
ent points in nortnern Uniotho move
ment ia meeting with considerable auc-
. , . I
Custom recelpta I
$394,000. Treaaury dlaburaementa $43,
000. Monoy 4(o)6 par cent., cloalntt at 4
Gold ranged at llli112, and oloaed at
int. uarryinc rates 4 per cent. nai.
Cloarinirs S28.000.000. Stato bonds
quiet and nominal; governments closed
Arm. Sterling flrmer S4 85 for sixty
dava. 4 88 Hlirht. Stock beforo tho Urst
call declined ifal. but on oall a raDid I
npwara movement Deean, uu in later
dealings there was a general delino of
4i Pr cent, from bigbeat prlcei.
Memi'iiis, March.26. FJour nominal.
Corn mearl dull at 9 45. Corn scarce
and Arm at 70. Oats dull, mixed 68.
Hey dull. Bran, no sales. Pork 10 Co
in store. Bulk meats firm, shoulders 010
4; sides aia'j. jiacon nran, mourners
07; aides 0)09.
Oikoikhati, March 25, Cotton euist I
at 158. Flour quiet. Wheat Arm at I
1 43rail 45. Uorn flrmer. mixed 0'2(Z6R.
Oats nrm at 64068. Rye firm at 1 05. 1
Rarlait .lull Nn !l 1 Kr. Vr.. .,.- I.
-v ' - -sa- -..-Mil ,
...Ul J l.m . Irt. IK T K I
uuiior sioauy, juuose urm. i-rovisions i
bid. Lard firm, steam 0 bid; 91 asked;
I4I uw 4, AWra. HV V, W IW
kettle 91. Bulk meats firm, shoulders i
ers oi; i
CRT 90(5)8; clear 8mi. Bscon Irm,
shoulders G j; O R 8ZA9; clear 91. VhUky
leaay at ti.
Nxw Yonx, March 26. Flour .quiet
and unchaneed. Wheat quiet and un
changed. Rva aulat. Barley dull and
lower. Corn fairly aotlvo and higher, I
now weatern mixod 8992; old do instore
9192, high mixed below westers 92&
93. Oats dull and drooping, mixed west
ern C23; white western GM.
Coffee dull. Sugar heavy. Molasses
steady. Pork active and Arm, extra
prime 14 00; Lew mess 1G 65 16 to.
Beef quiet and unchanged, middles irsn,
long short elear, J J. Lard flrmer, prlaae
steam 9J0 11-10 spot.
CuicaooJ March 25 Flour nominal.
Wheat fair demand and advanced; No 1
spring 123 bid; No 2 1 IS; regular
1 1PJ; strictly fraab ...l-0 V April; Mo
7 I icq i Corn demand active and
advanced; No 2 mixed regular 62; fresh
spot 02, bid April; new No 2 mixed G9M)
09. Oata fair demand and advanced; No
2 fresh i615j. Xye scarce and firm. Mo
regular fresh 8J. Barley quiet and
firm. Pork demand active and advanced
at 14 80 cash and April; 16 10 May. Lard
demand active and advanced at 9 05
April. Bulk meats good demand; shoul
ders 5 April; May; sides held strong at
7 000 7 95 April. Bacon steady and
unchanged. Whisky fair demand and
advanced at 02092).
St. Louis, March 26. Hemp dull, fair
and prime undressed 76080; strictly prima
and. choice 1 0001 25. Flour dull and
weak, super 4 6004 75; X 606 60; XX
5 760; XXX 6 250 6 76; family 7
7 CO; fancy 7 7608 T6. Wheat firmer,
No 2 spring 1 2401 26; No 3 red fall
1 371(5)1 88; regular No 2 1 60A1 62.
Corn Urm No 2 mixed
- ?r -t . . . ... v-7 '
Oats firm, No 2 mixed
59060. Barley dull, No 3 spring 1 400.
146. Rve Urm 01r7t02. Pork firm 16 2s
01G 60. Dry salt meats Arm, loose shoul
ders C; clear rib 7,08; clear sides, buyers
for March at Naples 8; clear sides buyers
for May here 8. Lard In demand and
hleher, prime steam 0: sales 1.60O tiraa
seller lor May St. Joe 9. Coffee quiet aad
lowor, Rio 276)30. Suear aulat. Loulal.
ana Plantation molaasos
Whisky iirm 92.
No Ice ia hereby given that on Tuesday the
Uht day or April, A. V., 1874, a general
election will beMieid in Uie city of Cairo, JU
cxander county, state of Illinois, for tha
election of tho lollowlng named municipal
olllccrs, to-wit : A city dork, a city tress-
i'nrcir,wcl,yi-at,.irnc'r' 01,0 "lennan Irom
eaih Ward, for the term of two years, ono
alderman from the First Ward, Io till the
vacancy caused hv th nnuwii r.t u
Blxby from the city, and, ono alderman from
ine aeconu aru, to 1111 tho vacancy cauited
by the resignation of Wood Bittenhouse.
For tho purposes oraald election polls will
be opened'at the following named places, to
wlt : In the tint Ward, ut the commission
hOUKO Of K. Y. Dnvla'. nn tha
Sixth afreet between Commercial and Wash
ington avenues ; in tho Second Ward, at tha
KoUlfll lind itclllv anfrlna knu.
Third J ard, at the Hibernian engine house:
In tho Fourth Ward, at tbo Court House
nnd in tho Fifth Ward, at the home of Mrs!
Sullivan, on tho north-west corner of Com-
merelal avenne and Twenty-fifth atroet.
Hold election will bo opened at eight
o'clock In the morning, and continue open
Until Seven O'clock in thn ultarnnnn nl
By order of the City Council.
r, $' J: jIowly, City Clerk.
Caiko, III., Marth ao, J874. 15--3.2lJ0t
c. c. c, c.
cairo orpr COAL
Is prepared to supply customers with the
neat quality or
nimTODTTD A IVTn TrTTtTnra
1 "OU U1W nnu lULUlVJlQ
M.I. r " 1
ohiikus an at. ii.iii,in n.
St. Charles Ho tel. will recelvo promnt 3uZ
UUIU IMlTOvi Uff Q( SUO UOal
longalde to steamers at any hour.
"" , " "jboistauk" wutbruuroeal
Ofllco over Thoma A Rro'a. m mm a...
Kin IUIViniuul.1 ....... lZ '.'w
street. Residence corner Waihlacton aW.
aue and Fourteealh street. '