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of fwdi fey fifty, uWifewd mnjority.
rc In Washington, urging, that the nation.
1 conVc'nlTon be held In that city. The
national executive committee meet on
the 22d ltt.,nt Wlllanl's liotel.
CiiTAts Et I sanguine a to the
ucce oftlie .little, ntnl ays that In fix
month tlic channel he Is deepening at
the Snith I'aM can be used by vcnelt of
the l.irp?t cla entering the Mississippi.
Tnr. IriiTcpertdc'nls'or Indiana adopted
rvjolulloa iBStractlngUie delegates to
the national convention to support S'lia
torlloolli of California tor preJlilent.
SoMtor looiS formerly a resident of
thttHMot Jidlant. He Ij a Jianl-nioncj-an
ftid heIndcpcn3oiits ask him to
f Uml on a soft-money platform.
At a jlate-writlng Kianccln the Kat
not long ago. the spirit ot o.iti m ouster
came and wrote mwti the ltc the words,
'11mm ta tttc l' n nertlon. the truth
of which could not be doubted, but which
raised the fear that Xoah had torgot eu
all about rramroar and bad acquired a
contempt tor his dictionary during Ids
rrtidence In the pirit-world. imriffr
Not so. lu Uie fplrlt-world all Is pro
gmdoitAnd Noali lias adopted the pho
Bftk system Vf,spelllag which the non
pregreswrrVf on earth still stubbornly re-
RtuMPt! Attiriif y-Ceneral V imams'
opening argr.nieBt'in tbe'deft-nse ot Bab
coek, the question raturallly arises which
1 president, Grant or Bibcock? Bab-
cock. It Kerns, u the president's nearest,
dearest and- mct truited friend ; Grant
lore him fomeUdng. f. ftcr the manner in
which Tomray Jjhearnian worships
Beccber: be Is Grant's eye and ear and
his rirtt band. Therttore.the eflort being
tasde for hit acquittal Is as much for the
president's sake u for Bibcock's. Grant
would be inconvolable if his friend should
be lost to sight for some years within the
wi!W of a penitentiary.
Thz Independent State convention
uMch n1tn Decatur on Wednesday
U.O, sude uoeaioations as follows:
Louis Mewaxt, of hcmiail coun
ty, formerly a Democrat, lor governor ,-
J. 11. Pkkrell, of Macon county was
aoadaiitd tor lieutenant governor: il.
M. HooUm, olMaxion county, for eere
Ury'of State;" John III-?, of Chicago,
iaivxrsZxt of the H lines legislature,
for uriit&r; 11. T. Aspcrn'.
ol Cbasspalga for treasurer, and IV. S.
Coy, 01 "McLean, for attorney general,
Foar of these candidate? are of fK-trjo-craticaaj
two of then of BepuMican an-ttoedeau.
Sailor Vbct of LouU'uua. aiiium
to be specimen Itadical senator. Ills
reef J Is shortly to be Im estimated, and
1: u sail that all the chargee made against
tla will be fully sustained. Trominent
aaoas tl clurges against Iduj axe the :
First -Tmt !n California he cting-d
ta ordtr for Vj barrel ot flour to that
it read IJM barrels, which amount he
Swond That he had a man tried In
Saute J, New Mexico, by a drumhead
court -tmnlil tad shot, when the facts
proved Ma Innocent.
Third Tliat be lorgtd a lot of vouch
ers In Arizona, and wade a liandiome
sum of money by the operation.
Fourth That he his Uxn intimately
connected witli the vhhky ring In New
Orleans, tnd de-frauded the government
of large amount!.
Flub That he gained hi present seat
in the Inited States senatj through In
trigue, bribery and wholesale arrutv-
The tint ankle in the .March number
of this popular magazine U a continua
tion of the valuable terle of patcra on
"The. Century-lu Fruits, and Festl
Tal," and treats of "I'ast KxiKjiitions,"
nowing the origin and growth of Exhl
niuoni in uie tut. The article In nues
tlon embrace a number of engravings of
Kxpodtlon Buildings, Includlug those of
rarU and Vleoua. ".Sketches ol India,"
liandaomely Illustrated, arc continued,
with an 'Increailug interest. Itc-becca-,
Harding DavU contributes
a KriKiog Ueserlilon of our
"Life Saving Sutlons," lii which
ne vividly picturei the dauger ol our
coaats, and the valuable service per
formed by the brave men employed-by
Ute government to ave llfu and projcrty
from the wrecks that occur with such
Ircquency. "The Eutaw Flag," by Bob
ert Wilton, U a highly Interesting story
of the Revolution, which takes Its title
from that old relic of our war lor I rule
pendencc, the Hag borne by Col. IV m.
Waihlnuton'scorps.and now preserved by
the Waahlngton Light Infantry ot Charles
ton. Lady Blanche Murphy' article on
"ConTtnt Lite and Work" gives the
reader an' Inside glance ta convent life,
ud detcrlbei the good work performed
by the nuns and Slaters of Charity : the
the wrUr.itevUMaUl'.MMuUiar with the
tublectof her article. The serial "The
Atonement of Learn Diitidat," by Mrs.
E. Lynn Linton, Is continued, and dct-p-eui
in interest. The second ot "Letters
from South Africa," by Lady Barker,
gives an entertaining account ot n
voyage along a portion of tho coast of
Atrlca and visit to the towns on tho
route. "The Songs ot Mlrwi-Schnny,"
Dy Auberr oreatlw, and ''.Uluirlei Kings-.
atj: a neminiscenoc," are highly attrac
tlre papers, especially the latter, by Kills
-4,yarnallt In which ho describes nu IiiUt
, 'Mi(taff PfftoferviowtflthiMr.Kiiigs.
if lay. lWJfkvtag,wltli sUie usual
Bks,"5prUe the contents of u very
Senator John A. I.ognu hat recently
appeared In n now ivle. Tho Illustrious
rcprescntatl vu ol tho Interest of thu great
State of Illinois nt tho capital, has turned
play-wrlght, nnd In the U'e of his pen In
nn unwonted direction 1ms lound relief
and plcasnrc In the long drawn-out
days of convalescence from Illness. Lo
gan has written n llay a farce depleting
the hopes, the fears, tho embarrassments
and tho draw-backs which wait on tho
"rural member'' on his arrival In Wnh
Ington and while lie is becoming Initia
ted In nil the "Ins nnd outs" of life, po
litical, social and olliervle. nt the cap
ital. The character. In the play nre: tho new
member; the Washington landlady; ap
plicants lor otllcc; a gentleman who
wishes to secure the now member' n
distance In getting through an appropri
Grand Tnlon Balloon company,"n mam
moth corporation with n capital of
$C,000,000 divided Into shares ot M cents
each, which asks congress to guarantee
its bond, and also, as n mere matter of
form, the Interest, on them also;" tho "in
terviewer;" the gentleman who prom
ised to furnish the new member with
ready made speeches on the llnanclal
question, nnd a few others of less import
ance. Logan's play was "put upon the
boards" at a private residence in Wash
ington City n lew nights ago, by nn am
ateur company, nnd was witnessed by a
distinguished nudience among whom
were lion. Martin I. Townsend, of Xew
York: Hon. U. L. Fort, of Illinol ; Hon.
Joseph Monroe, of Ohio; I Ion. C. B. Far-
well, of Chicago; Senator and Mrs. Alll-
oii, of Iowa; Senator .Dick Oglesby, of
Illinois; JSenator and Mrs. Cameron, of
Wisconsin", and Hon. W. A. Wheeler, ol
Senator Logan, who Introduced the
play, Is thus described by a Washington
"As to his personal appearance, he i
of middle size, and ha of late a tendency
to corpulency. His sallow skin, long co.il
black hair ami mustache, his dark pierc
lnjr eve. zlve him a decidedly Indian as
pect, and have earned him the title of
"the Modoc." He is even swarthier than
Col. Boudlnot, the Cherokee Interpreter."
While the preparations behind the
scene were being completed, Logan en
tertained the audience by giving recita
tions of "A Frenchman's idea of skak-cs-rK-ire,"
and "Vot i de Matter Mil Dose
Koe':M In their appropriate dialects, and
of the spirited IrMi ballad, "Shainns
The senator" larce wa imiiien-ely en
joyed by the audience, who pronounced
it true to life. "Could the capabilities or
the situations be more fully developed,"
-ays a corrc5iondent, "and the whole
struuz together on some such slight
thread of love-making as run through
'Box and Cox.' 'The Irish Tiger," or 'lei
on Varle Franeals.' so as to give it a unity
which It does not now pokes', its sub-
l.-t and other merits iul"ht make It a
farce ol national reputation."
THE CniMBl'KU "hijvikw.
e llnd the lollowing contents In Tin
EdinUtrg lUrittc for January, late repub
lished by the Leonard cott rubli'hln;
Co., 41 Barclay street, cv ork :
tcolthh Statesmen ol the involution
Tlo Two Amperes.
Gardiner's Reign ofJauies I.
Warner and the Modern Theory or
l'ost Office Telegraphs.
I'attison'i Life of Casanbon.
Iceland and Its Explorer?.
The Sue. Canal.
In the lln-t article tho lives of Lord
Stair and his son, Sir John Dalrymplc.
men eminent in art, literature, and dlplo
maty, are briefly narrated, the writer
particularly dwelling on their services in
establishing PresbytcrianUm In Scot
laud, and In nroinotinir the union nlth
Passim: over the article on Army Re
cruitment, we come to "ihe '1 ho Am
pere?," another distinguished father and
ton, whose live are hete outlined. l'ic
ture of French mauners.and especially of
talon life in Paris, under the am pices of
Madame Recaiincr, are Intermingled
with a well-written narrative ol the ca
reer and character of the-e two remarka
The fourth paper commences with a
tew raps at a recent review by tho on-
Jon Quaritrty, and then takes up the k1
Icy ol the commons In the reign of
Charles I. Much ot historical Interest
will here be found relating the rise of the
Hlh Church party, the Intention of the
house of commons In passing the celC'
bratcd Petition ol Right in 102S, and the
right of the crown to raise subsidies.
Wagner has of latn been so coniplcu
oils hi the "inuklcnl world, that the read
crs ot the EdMurgh will bu glad to llnd
an exposition ot that reformer's theory
and practice, which arc in direct conflict
with popular notions as for Instance, hi
designating tune and rhythm as non-t-s
sentlal finalities of iniide. The article
abound with iiiluiitu criticism and illus
tratloiu taken from Wuginr's works,
and discusses tho relations between
music and tho drama, with no Inclina
tion to ludoree that composer's theories.
Tho short article oil Post Olllee Tele
graphs gives an lie-count ot many grosi
'Paulson's I.lfo of Casaobon," which
was reviewed at length In the llritUh
Quarterly Itcvicw for October, furnishes
tho subject of nil article In tho review be
fore us. It tonus a very readable bio
graphical sketch, enlivening tho literary
portraiture with minute social details.
In "Iceland and Its Explorers" wo are
surprUed to llnd our friend Capt. Bur
ton, of African lame, who would bu sup.
posed to bo morn at homo hi a desert
than on a glucler. However, his hook,
of which u detailed account u
hero given, Is reported to con
tain every thing (hat thu reader
'caii require to kuuw of Iceland."
Respecting the Sue, canal purchase,
ilio reviewer docs not deem It advantu
Sewn, either u n llnuuclal or political
point of view; fear It will give tlo to
embarrassment ; In fact, thinks lhat the
government were rather hasty, nnd took
too great responsibility.
Tho periodicals reprinted by the I.eon
nrd Scott Publishing company (II Bar
clay street, N. Y.). are as follows : The
London Quarlerlff, Edinburgh, HVsmn
)ter, and Ilrithh Quarterly lltrlewi, nnd
lllickcood'.i Magasint, Price, $ I n year
for any one, or onlySh for all, nnd the
potage Is prepaid by the Publisher..
There aro$ 100,000,000 In the vault
ot the Bank of England.
Qulncy I engaging In a big Metho
dist revival, and the leader. are reaping a
The empros of Austria will go to
England early In March to vllt her sis
ter, cx-(Jncen Caroline, of Nnple.
Mr. Edwin Bradbury, one of tho old
est citizen of Jacksonville, died on
Dr. Tellcampf, profeor of political
economy, of the Pnlverslty ol Breslau,
nt Vienna, mid member of parliament, 1
Wlnslow, Ihe forger, has been put
Into involuntary bankruptcy. Hi lia
bilities are said to exceed three hundred
A saloon-keeper, William Smith by
name, was lined four hundred dollars last
Wednesday In Lima, Ohio, for selling
liquor to an Individual named James Eli
ker. .V woman named Mr. Harvey was
arrested at Davenport. Iowa, on Wed
nesday, charged with the poisoning of
Mrs. Mary Bruce, in that city Iat
Not a pound ol ice has been har
vested at Jacksonville this winter, and
dealers ot that city are making arrange
ments to lay In their supply for the
summer from Chicago.
Memphis Is to have live hundred
dollars to build a custom house with,
nnd the people nre extremely happy,
They have talketl long anil louu ror a
government building, and now their
great wish I to be satlstled.
Says the Chicago 3Yim: The New
York World reproduces Mark Twain's
war map of Paris, published In The Buf
falo Erprtsi In 1S70. and ealis It the "plan
of the Centennial buildings." ft Is a very
good thing Indeed, hut the World Is Jla
ble to get Into trouble If Mark has It
Machinery for three complete saw
mills ha been shipped from Eric, Pa.,
to the Black Hills during the present
week. A train of twenty-five wagonx
leaves Yankton, Dakota, during the
coming week, and advices from that city
says the fever there Is at fever heat, and
the parties arc coming in dally, to Join
The hou'e ot representatives ot
South Carolina has appointed a commit
tee to prepare articles of Impeachment
against Judge Montgomery Mo-es, on a
charge of applying trust funds to his own
use. Montgomery Moses is an uncle ot
ex-Governor Moes, and has becu on the
circuit bench at Charleston for several
Ihe following, from thu 111 of a
Dubu'iue man, Is dedicated to Ids llrst
born. The author ttill enjoys his free
Welcome, litllt li t-lilr-Hirnlc,
Wt'te Wn looLinicfur jou. oine
.With herbliity. tent-r n-nlc.
K.illi. ami ain't ncyll conn"
O' the little lle-wi?le!
Il!n litr. ttut IU no nltrxic'
Samuel Hess, a resident ol Elkodor,
lown, committed suicide by starving
hirntelfto death a few days ago. Hess
contracted a debt of several hundred dol
lars some months ago.by building ahomc
for himself and family, which he was tin
able to pay at the time it became due,
and a suit was instituted against him a
few weeks ago to recover tho amount.
Since that time he ha? relused lood, ot
uovernor Jtevcriuge it euargeu witu
writing letters to parties In dllTcrint por
tions of the State, asking their aid in se
curing delegates from their several sec
tions to the Republican State convention,
who will vote for lm re-uomlnatton. A
correspondent of the Chicago Tmn, In n
special from Rock I-laud, says the gov
ernor is making his letters to politicians
In that part of the State common,
and that he has hail the pleasure of read
ing the governor's autograph In more
than one instance.
An Invention that Is to revolutionize
our entire domestic auu commercial
economy, has been brought out In Chi
cago. It Is called thu hydro-carbon
burner and gas generator, and by Its
application ordinary coal oil and water
may lie made to produce heat enough to
run an engine, propel machinery, heat a
cooking stove, Illuminate a mansion or
Itcrtorm any other result iisiiallyaccoui
lldied by means of wood or coal. When
shall wo hear from lucky ':
.Nelson Drlggs, John Clark and Wll
it .. . . .. .
nam i.oug, incmocr oi iiiu I'rijrgs gam;
ol counterfeiters, who were sentenced to
Imprisonment, hi the United States court
at .Springfield last week, took up their
abode In iliu penitentiary at Jollet last
Wednesday. Drlggs stays ill teen, Clark
two and Long even years. John W,
Thompson and 'Ihomas (i. Ord, who
were arretted for "shoving the fpieer" hi
this city last fall, were also sent up for
two years each.
MaiciiK Louis, a well-known and rc
spected cltl.eii ol Holly Springs, Missis
slppi, was murdered in his store on Tues
day night, thu body being terribly mull
lated. Thu Instrument ot death was an
ax, anil the murderers are supposed to ho
an Irishman named Kennedy, uml it ne
gro named Washington. Washington
was arrested on Weduoiduy afternoon,
nut hennedy succeeded In getting away
and Is siippoH-d to have gono (o .Mem
William Swan, u gentleman who was
sentenced at the last term- of the circuit
court at Book Idaud to three years in the
penitentiary nt Jollot, for horsu-steallug,
was pardoned by Gov. Beverldge on
vv eiiiiciiay. vviiiiuin has numerous
friends, prominent members of the Mcth-
odht church, who, wo presume, us Mr
Henries, nttornry for the Cairo and St.
Louis railroad roinpaiiy, would ay,
"went over nnd prayed with tho old
boy," and thus thu Imart of the governor
was tilled to overflowing vvltli sympathy
for William who now cnrrols In n plain
McthmHst, Mt llioil't Is my name
.And a Mpthcxllst now am I,
I'te Imn cot out lil the Mrtliodlst eliurrli
Aiuln jfrtbuiU't it lll-
The detectives who are nt work fer
reting out the Northhampton bank rob
bery mystery, have, nr think they have,
found tho men who 'Mono the business,"
and say they havo interviewed oneot'tho
gang, who, upon I lug promised Im
munity from arrest, tells the story that
the stolen property was concealed In
Northampton, a tin y would have tilled
a good sized trunk, and might have
caused suspicion, and that they were to
have been taken avv.-iv quietly after the
excitement had diul out. Should the
search now In progress not prove sue
eeslul, negotiations already begun will
be concluded, whereby the hiding place
place ol all the securities, negotiable and
otherwise, will be made known by the
gang, who, however, will retain the
$1 1,000 In cash whhh they stole, and will
not he troubled hereafter.
Ai1nit1 nt Hip
THE PLYMOUTH POW-WOW.
Jletulted, That the preservation of our
national life Imperatively demand that
everv American voter shall attend with
care'to all primary nominations, and the
election of competent and honest men to
all olllee hi the gill of the people.
Iioohtd. That vvc demand immediate
reform of abuses In the civil service,
through which tho pat roniigu of the gov
ernment ! dispensed as a reward for par
tisan service, rather than with regard to
the public tucessltlcs ; that we favor im
proving and perfecting the navigation of
our lakes and rivers and water connec
tions ns soon as possible.
lUiolttd, That we demand the rcpeul
of the specie resumption act and National
Banks, and the substitution ol legal-tender
paper money for National Bank cir
culation, the ierfectlng of the monetary
system, band on the resources ot thu
Nation and adapted to the demands of
legitimate budne-s which mouey shall
be legal tender In the payment ol all
.1 ...II.. ............ .,..,.. ....
llCOlff, UOtll puuiiu auu i'tiuu;, uiiuu Ull
imports included except that portion
of the Interest and principal of the pres
ent public debt that Is, by thu express
terms oi me law creating u, maue pay
able In metallic money ; mis money to nc
Intcrchangable at thu option of the hold-
f.rs. with reiristoreu government oouus.
bearing a rate oi interest noi execcuni
3.C per cent, per annum.
nesolted. Tliatastneienucncyoi mucii
of the legislation of congress has been to
enhance the value oi lntcrcst-Ocaniip
bond of the government anil to depre
ciate the value of the equally sacred ol
IlL-atlons Issued to the people as their cir
culatlnL' medium, therefore we demand
in all future legislation, legal and exact
Insllre to all classes.
Jtaottrtl. I mil we ui-imtmi uic rcscrv-
hiL' of the public lands, the heritage of
the pcople.tor actual seiners not auouiei
acre for railroads or speculators.
llesolttd. T hat wo (lcinanii the aorozn
tlon ot all laws that do not bear equally
upon capital ; the removal ot uniiisi tccu
nlr-iditles. dclavs and discriminations m
the administration of Justice, and the
adoption of measures providing for thu
health anil saietv oi tuoso engages i in
mining, manufacturing and buildln
lltsoicctl. I nai uie riL'iit i uiu legisla
ture to regulate and control railroads and
other corporations by the State must be
vinuicatcu, c.-uuiisiieu aim iiiainiainco
m nn essential oi state government.
lUtnlred. Tliat we demand tho retiuc
tlon of nil nubile expenditures, to the end
that taxation may be reduced to the low
est possible limits.
reilltiHiny ittn Hip IlerpiiitniifH I'nr
iier tiuou mirm-ipr. pip.
Sr. Lout.-. I-eb. !. i.'pon tho resump
tion of the trial of General B.ibeoek. this
morning. In the United States .circuit
court, a number ot vvitiiesie-i were put
upon the staiui to tcstiiy to ute character
oi uie ueieuuaui.
General W. T. .Slicrinan te.-'itleil : 1 nin
L'eneral ol the urlii v of the l lilted States
1 have Known uenerai j, i.. naucocK
Intimately. I have known him since
1001, but my better Know ledge ot htm
dates from the time when he brought
mo n dispateli at Savannah from Gene
ral Oram, since men i nave Known
him almost constantly. His reputation
has been very goon, i never nearti
It fiuoitloned until these troubles
I have seen uenerai Han
cock a hundred times in the
room In the executive mansion, next to
the president's room. It might bu called
the nrite-room. Those who to to see the
nn-ldeiit see General HabeocK llrst. nnd.
perhaps, accomplish the object of their
visit without seeing uie president at an.
General Babcock also opens the letters,
distributes them, and answers all except
the most Important, lie is a Mini oi in
termediator between the people and the
Testimony as to his good character was
al-o given by General James II. Simp
son, o t ie corns ot engineers : i jeucnii
W. s. Harney ; Captain L. .S. Babbitt,
comniaiidlnL't he St. Louis arsenal : Gen
eral S. B. Sturiris. In command of this
po-t; Hon. E. A. Boile, ex-secretary of
At this point. ex-Governor Fletcher
was put upon thu stand, and lileutl-
led keveral letters from Bab
cock to Jovce. as those placed
In his po-scsslon a lew weeks
ii;o hv Mrs. Jovce. Only one
ot tbt-K: letters was read at this stage of
the trial. It was dated March 17, lbT-1,
nun iiireeuit to Joyce, in ban t-ranclsco.
It Is In reply to Joyce's message to B.-ih-fock
: "Tell Doimhiss to call off his scan
dal hounds, that only blacken thu mem
ory m i-orii aim irienus." iiciierui nan-
cock luiorms .loycu that them are no
ehargis'ngaliit I 'ord. and tells the same
that he believes he (Joyce) was sent to
nan r raucico ix-catlHO oi ins mgu feiauu-
iiig wiiii tue eouunlssioners.
The liooil mill Nohlo IIpppIipi Co nf I li
ne in l.iilerlnlii iiim yihuiii-h-.urn.
iSliiiilluii'n l.uusee Aippnrj( Upturn
tin S'oniH ll-Tlie Trliil Willi h 'imt
HI 1,0011. ,
Nkvv Yoiii;. Feb, 17. A-fter the usual
religion exereloes thl morning In Ply
mouth church, Brooklyn, the advisory
council was called to order by General
Bates, assistant moderator. 'I ho f'ev.
Dr. Sliirtevnnt, of Illinol College, re
opened the discussion of last evening,
saying Wlieil no was uiieirinneu lie Hiis
on Ihe point of oll'i'iing n resoulution In
viting Judge Van Cott, Mrs. Moulton's
counsel, to appear before thu council and
state hi views of the lacts which led to
the failure of Ihe mutual council. It was
very Important they should know
whether or not the Plymouth church
committee was censured for nny action
they had taken In relation lo the mutual
Speaking of Ihcabsrnci' ol thoncoeslty
for calling the l!ev. Div. Storrs and Bud
dlngtou unit Tllton, and Boweii, as no
questions concerning them weio to be
considered bv tho council, the Bev. Mr.
Sturtevant said he listened with a great
deal of reluctance t the reinaks made
about the Church of thu Pilgrims nnd
the Clinton Avenue Church nnd their
pastor. The mutual council failed from
sonic reason, and they wanted to know
Dr. Wnlcott, chairman, on question
No. !, said lh" conunltUe this morning
unanimously decided to write to Van
Cott to present Ids statement on tho cao
Ifuv. .Sturlcvant. was arguing in favor
of Van Cott nppcarlng before thccouncil,
when tho death ot Itev. Dr. Iliidinill
vn niiiiniiiiced. Kulonle.s Were pro
nounced, resolutions ol regret adopted,
nnd Henry Ward Bccchcr otlcred up a
Icrvcnt prayer, causing many to shed
Tlie discussion of the pending question
was then resinned, and Mr. Bccchcr.
while eries of rule-tlon were heard, said
the committee were not only willing, hut
anxious that Van Cott should appear be
fore the committee. I hat I gooil anil
noble." answered n delegate. A pro
tracted discussion resulted finally In the
adoption of thu following :
llaolrtd. That thu committee Invite
Judge Van Cott to appear before this
hooy ami statu nis views relative to uie
ncL'otlatlon concerning thu proposed nnd
abandoned mutual council between him
self as the reprcsentatlvi) ol Mr. Moiil-
ton and thu committee ot riymotii
Rev. Lvnian Abbott, chairman of the
business committee, presented three reso
lutions, which excited a heated nnd long
discussion. The llr.-t and .ecoiul were to
the effect that special committees bu eu-
iolnetl to keep their results private, to be
prcscnteii to me. council in secret session.
nna tnai tin) council go iiuo eoiiuii)tiee oi
the whole lor their consideration.
The portion ot the resolution requiring
secrecy was stricken out anil the re
mainder aiinptcti. i nu uiirii resolution,
which provided for thu appointment of a
committee of nine, whose duty It should
be to take all resolutions anil embody
them In a Dual report to the council, cre
ated an animated discussion and was
lln.-illv laid on tho table.
The resolution that six committees of
the council report to the council to-mor
row mornlii'' precipitated nnotner long
discussion, nun it too was lam on uie ta
hie. 1-inaIly a resolution was adopted
that the members ol tho council no pres
ent at everv session, nnd that none go
home without leave. A recess was then
HIK AKTIIIt.N'OO.N Si:10.V
was partly occupied In examining the
Plymouth Church Committee. It was
stated that the sixth iiilestiou covered an
mvet mat ion oi tiee Hirers action in
1&71 Iiiuxnminingiiito thu charges against
tiiu pastor. Judirc Win-low said .Mr.
liowen had neen sent lor to testily, nut
that ho was at Woodstock and couldn't
come, hut sent word tiiatho nail nothing
to sav. The investigating committee had
refused to hear the evidence only of Mrs.
Wood iu II. Mr. Beecher Mated Unit the
trial had cost hint $118,000, and that he
didn't enre about going through many
such trials. jii needier spoke with
considerable, warmth when Interrogated
about the reason ol the oh ections to I'rs
Storrs and Ilttddlugtoii, or their churches
sitting In the council, and denied that
there was an evil called a criino which
It was attempted to coverlun. and alsodc
Hied that his visit to isosiou was lor tue
purpose of participating In thu council
The evening session was devoted to
hearing Judge Van Cott, who stated
that hu appeared, not as counsel for Mrs
Moulton but rdinply as a private gentle
man. J lo gave it detailed sinicmeni oi
the negotiations with tho committee tor
thu calling of a council, ami how they
fulled. Hie mniiciator staled that in.
had received a letter from Henry C
Bowcu. Oimos t on was made to its be-
In'' read, nnd It was referred to tho busi
ness committee. Tho counsel then ad
.nr. iiowcirs leuer states, so i;ir irom
his declining to testify ut the uxamlna
tlon of 1.S7I, that he was twice m the city
(luring the examination and was told ho
would not he called, lie, however, was
not then prepared to say all lhat he I
about to prove next week.
thnir nJin " whl1! "'.'i ?c20,?!1.,1Bly'. Qola Kon back, but Clara aenin lo bold
lim iiirt,',rny.!,nithi,',,P . 11 U to u certain oxteAt, to tlM advanced coat of
ii r. SfflK ?r.i?i,,,llpdIft,b.or an? Qovrnnuipt tax, but ton stilt (creator extent, to
ii rmllculouu Amnion of foltnKushamod to call rorn ttvo cunt OlKar.
(ilicliixniir.irliiicrit hy tln-iirp of paldiliil Marhlnerr nre riiul.lt i to innto tlirlV'-i'trlrd
in hi r lumiuiirtiiitra inn iiriMiiiran uiKkroi
tn iiiil)- Kiimki-rx with ii suiwrlur lu cent
I iinrnf n rust i,f twiTlv-si-MMi her ri tit h'HS llimi
t.iuiit iii.illty, I Mil KlviiiK lit) lrai:i'iits mi iixrtiuiity
t iirnr lor euiuj c )uaie m uncniir niirniis n
VARRAKI2D mm CLEAR HAVANA FILLED C1SA?. FOR FIVE CEK
'tlic niantirnrtiin-rsrrenifnlitiK tlic furl Hint the majority of unnkerx prefer to buy thlr Clttnt
ii ionit ii fiiiKiiM ipir ui Uie Kline rateni me, nn, liny, urn
i iii",, ninl i.ii-p II llii1
Ilui) Hint tin til. Iineniiipnl Ihe plan of filMirlni,- the niiijnrity, iiihIkiiI ofllif inlnotllr (ill hai
v III n
iinillty ir Uiu C lKJr, fur the lMillll.il u'liniiluire i,l llit liin le, tlitcon-
litt'ii lhi rule, hy ii-llinif u rhiKh
ny uiiiioliilliii; ii until'' uKtiir)
enr ut Uie l.:lllii' r:ilt 114 11 1 -. It 11. tin v. fir n 1hi
ill n city , llit-y rriiircntnilf their lmjnt-t. nnhicc llielr Ioiwii and
Kiiiucm, nntl llifirnt;' el
a Trial and "bm Ooavlnead.
Sole Agents, Cairo, Ilia.
F. M. STOGXSFLBTBp
Importer and Wholosalo Doaler in
FOBJ3IGN AJJSTD X03MOs3TIO
Wines and Liquors,
62 OHIO LEVEE, - - CAIRO, ILL.
Koops a full stock of
Monongahola, Rye and Robinson Oounty
FRENCH BRANDIES, HOLLAND GIN.
KELLY ISLAND AND CALIFORNIA WINES.
ONLY $L25 A YEAR.
Tho People's Remedy.
Tho Universal Pain Ext actor.
Not: Ask for Pond's Extract.
Take no other.
Ile!.r: furl will aiienk of f n ll'-nt tlilnt" '
The Gamble Wagon
.yf .tliritjtttai mij
1 iir wn
A .No 1 i.fiiuiilry.
It i now cnnreih-il that Mid. Coleman
tliu laiinilrcHi., No, 12 Fourth Mrciit, bo-
tvvt'cn v nviiiiiyton nnd Comniercliil iive
inieH, has one of tho best conducted laun
dry e.Htiihlllinu-nts In tho city, nnd liiml-
lonU of hotels nnd hoarding lioun'S will
Jl 1 nl It to their lulvnntago to call upon
lur. Hit jirlcc am M follows: Hotel
mid Itoarilli.K-lioiiH' washing 75 cents
per dozen. For jileco work prices tiro ns
lollovvs: hlnglu shirt nnd collar, 10o ; per
dozen, 80o; sockf, Be; two collars, fie;
two haudkerchli-rs, no; vests, 20c; mid
ull ueiitlctnenB vveur, 80;. per dozen.
Ladles plain calico drefl'CJ, 2.1c, calico
dres-es vvltli extra trluiinlnj;, c; white
drcjtus, $1 23c; ladles' ttndenvnre, llnu
ami coarse, $1 00 per dozen.' 1-23-11".
STRATTON & BIRD,
AQKNTS AMERICAN FOWOEIt 00.
57 Ohio Iiovoo.
G. D WILLIAMSON,
No. 78 OHIO LEVEE.
iijurli'H to M.m nr IlttiiU,
StritliiK, .-nrjlus, Coiitu-
J'rut tiirt-s, Lulu, Ijictni-
llnr lncitt.il VVuunili
lllt'i'illiit; I.iiiiuH, or 1
.Sllltllllirol II IKI'l
.Vohi- llli'i'il, ami lllwl- 1
ns (iinnn or 'Itttu
VmiillliiKiir IIItitMl mi'l
IMIi-m lllrulluK lMtt-4,
llllii'l I'ilc. lliilulllhle )
tic "swi-llinir or Son iicwj.
Nllllni'Hs or .Siinniort,
I.iiinliairo. Ijimi' llat-lc
Stu-f Tlirmit.or l.'iilnHV,
Horror Inlluiiic-l Kycu or
4'aliii-rli, U-iiiotTlii-a ,
Sorii .Mliplt-s, lulhinml
il'aliifiil or loo I'rofunp
Milk l.i'ir. Ovarian Uls
t'lLoir ami Tttmnra.
RPMFI1V Univtd anil StraliKiiry.
ntlYICU I, ,,,,,., anll Kxcorla-
Hons of Inl'iintu, or
'.roii I AiinltH.
iViirlron' Vi'lus, Kn
IIIi-t-rN, Old Hoi on, Inter
Ilolln. Curbimdi-n, Tu
NTERNAL;t'"ri' ami IIuiiIoik, Uml-
vu ui pine rivi.
USE. ii ;n.
filoii or Whitlow, Frost
til l.lmbri or rrt.
MiiNiiulto IIIIi-h, Insect
Stlnge, Cliaiiwl lluncls.
MANUKA CTUIIKI) 11T
JOHN P. GAMBLE.
THE BEST and CHEAPEST WiOOl KAV-UFACTUBKD
MANUFACTORY, OHIO LEVES
Wear Thirth-Fourth Btrwt
SIXTH STREET, Between OHIO
LEVEE AND COMMERCIAL
Mnnufacturo3 his own Horae Shoes and
can Assuro uooa wotk.
l'OMI'N i:XTIt.rr is lor snleliynll Vlmt-
CliihH llriiuKlNlN.Hiiil H'coiiimi'niit'iui)
ull i)ruKKlt, riiynlcliins, uml vwry
ImiiI v wiiii linn rii'i' nntl It.
I'limiilili'l riiiituliilnir lll.lnrv uml Vert mull"
tn iiiv on upi'iirauuii, ii uut iouiiuuijumi
POND'S EXTRACT CO.,
Now Yorh mill I.tniiloii
CAIRO CITY BINDERY,
r. c zzuoim,
BINDER AND BLANK BOOK
Ql'KCIAI. otli-nlloii kIvcii tocontlKiiim-nts uu J Ilulletlli
n IP...A1AI, QlraAl
IIII1K, bill, m .
JOHN II. KOLKKY,
Attorney ut liiuv.
OFKlCKi At rt-elilcnco on Ninth Strtil, Uo-
tween Wttiuiution itvcuuv uuu n uiuui ai,
O-Coimty nntl lUllroml VVorknSi'Ccliilly
'"Groat Medical Book
iTmrSccii-ls fur IjiiIich nuil (lints. Sent frto for
V. .11191.111 Jlt.WVllu.'oi u. J
10-13-tlly, bt, JopliNo,
MT. CARBON(Blg Muddy)
Ordora for Coal by tho oar-load,
ton, or in hogaboada. for shipment,
iromptly attended to.
IfirTo largo consumers and all
Manufacturers, wo aro propared
to supply any quantity, by the
aionth or year, at uniform rates.
CAIHO CITY COAX OOMPAXT.
CJ-Hulllday Hro,'offlce, No.70OhloUiee,
nIIultiilay Hro.'a wliarfboat, -0"At
KiryiitUvn Mllli, or .
a-At the I'oul Dump, (bat of Tolity-Ellluf
KJI'oit Ofllcs Drevrjir, 300,