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Btjr collector, a storekeeper,
W Wire a wWVy rTng.
Dr. W. L. Johnson, a resident of
Tackten county for thirty yearn niul one
of Ha prominent i1i)lci.ni, illeil last
week.
Motiikr Btkwaiit, the Olilo enialc
crusader, Is making a teiiipcrancc lour
la Kit land. Sho Is paid a pound a nllit,
or about four dollars aiid eighty, cents.
"Poor bulf bwU' r Uabeo k. His
frlcsds say Ms tml torn leave litm with
out a ceataiid the Jury has decided that
MaOMl i! ut i
thk wiaicii national coitveatian
neetfmcloclnnall oiTtho Htli day ot
June, and the Democratic National gath
ering will take place at St LouU thirteen
days after.
been Informed that Collector, Casey, the
President's brothcr-In-law'.'aud Senator
West Will both be Indicted for complicity
In the wliliky nngofNpw Orleans.
Mr. K. A. Smivkly. editor of the Ma
coupln Enqmftr, has just been married
and now haXb-Ufles all iktsohs Iii nr
rears for Xhf&kgmrrr to go forward
once and Kttlftiv.'
i
Gov. BMHtfUrthe 'candi
date for go.f-'Mr.,IUdgway told
Chicago newspaper reporter that he was
in the hands of his friends. But the Sun
says "Gov. Bcrcrldgc does not whip the
devil round the stump In that way., ,11c
U a candidate for re-notuluation and
uytto." fill ylliil k
IIrxry Ward Uekch kr, it Is wild, is on
the verge of bankruptcy. All hU Brook
lyn and 'Eastern property' Is heavily
mortgatea.vnd he lately raised money
In a similar manner on a farm he owns hi
Barren coun t' Wisconsin. Sir. llcechcr
has been In receipt of an almost princely
salary for years, and what he does with
his monexis Uic.subject of vcryjnatural
Inquiry." It has been suggested that he
Is the ymMm Of blackmail- and ' has "been
ooBspeUed to pay large jsuins to knowing
persons.
Tub United States grand Jury at
Springfield; on JJio 23d, unanimously
agreed'that there was no ground tor an
ladictaeaf agalmt General BloomflcM.
A dispatch to the St. Louis Tunes oC
Thursday 'eald "that the supposed offense
originate ht the mistaken date ot a let
ter, which purported to havo been writ
ten January 15, 1871, but which was actu
ally written January 13, JS72. At the
formerdatc nioomflcld was supervisor of
rtTenue, while at the Utter date he was
practicing law, and employed to secure
statement of taxes for certain distillers.
Xo offense either legal 'or moral now
stands against him."
BBISTOW WILL HTAY.
Tlic knowledge tliat the rcmor.d of
Mr. Brlstow from the cabinet would bo
suicidal to the reputation of Gen. Grant
andtotheBcpublican party, has operated
to produce a strong sentiment In one
wing ot the party against his removal.
General Grant is openly warned by this
class ot Kcpubllcans that a move on his
part to eject Mr. Uristow will
place the President on (he side
of the whisky ring Republi
cans and draw down on hhn the bitter
condemnation ot all those members oi the
party who still have a decent respect lor
the opinions of the world. New' Hamp
shire Republicans telegraphed to Wash
ington on Wednesday that "if Secretary
BrUto w is forced out ot the cabinet or re
signs, all hope, of carryjuir, Nowjllanip
sulrc wUl&ttiadoned'by 'thc Republi
cans ot thebtate." Tlwsc (acts have been
brought to bear on the President with
such toree that It h believed he appre
ciates the aercencie8 of the situation.
and will neither force nor permit Mr. Bris-
xow w resign for the present.
BEFUBL1CAB VABDIBATEN.
We gWe below the Republican candidates
who are willing to enter ou the sen lee of
the public in this State. There arc several
counties yet to hear from :
For Governor-John L; Bcverldgc, the
present Incumbent ; lion. Shelby M. Oil
lom,Col.G.L. Fort, T. 8. Ridgway
Green B. Uanm, Henry Hhapp, Milton
May and Ed. n anicr.
For Lieutenant Governor Andrew
Shuman, editor roff the Chicago. Ectqing
Journal ; A. M."Jene-c of Jo Daviess
county ; Senator P. II. Sanlord, of Knox
county, M.M. .Bane, of Qulncy.
For Secretary of State Col. George II
Harlow, the -present Incumbent, and
George Scroggs, editor of the Champaign
UauUc,
For State Trcaiurcr K. K. Jones
Qulucy; Edward Bute; T. J.BIuthardt
of Cldcago; C. E. llainburghcr. George
A. Banders, J. 8. English and Col: Joseph
uenuon. ' ,
or Auditor Gen, E, Llpplncott, the
pw" wnmifcnl T. U. Needles ; r. A
For AUorjpcmalJv, vEdfaii,
the present TncumbentTE. Canfleld, u:
B. Steele, E. Callahan and J. A. Con
nelly. BILL, TO PBKVENT
VBAVM.
WI11NKY
A bUl t codify and simplify thelntcr-
mai revenue laws rtiat'ng to tho tax on
distilled spirits will shortly be Introduced
latoooegreM. Tho purpose of the bill
to to pmwUAJUUua.crUMi.vLkkv
ritfg frauds mm Miftroagely9rgcd byj
Mm wise aad tfldt traders' society of the
Uaiwdti
la KM!
ytaveawmailttae
MUffin (k latcrcst.
'ffcto i i PMJ'I'
great tojiMf fcf IwmRhIhmi and that
lew men In evihukm with otllccrs have
IccteKaovti
anavilg
rojlcd tho Rovrrnmeut of million? of dot
lars and nearly ruined tins legitimate
Hqtior trade of the country. It U cMI
innted that two or more revenue olllelals
aro nwoclatcd with every prlvato dc
fratulcr. No ring can bo complete with
out the co-operation of tlio supervlor,
collcclbr7"rfcpnly collector, ftorekceper
Mid ganger of the district. To remedy
theso evils and prevent fraud and Irregu
larities, It Is proposed to dclocallfo tlio
revenno ofllclals. Under the present
system $3,000,000 nrc paid In salaries.
The bill reduces the amount to $1,0.10-,
000; also the present fax to llfly cents a
gallon.
PATT1H 1'KuaiHK.
A very pretty and very romantic, story
Is told olthecver popular songstress I'nttl.
When Pattl was n little girl, cross
ing tlio sea from America to Europe,
the vessel which carried her was wrecked
and nil but three of thoc on hoard, per
illed. Tho fortuuato three were I'nttl and
two sailors, to the brave and devoted
lorta ot one of whom, Pattl owed her
JNei About twp years ago, she passed by
4c town of Liege, in Belgium, and learned
that Pacaud, her prcscrvor, had nban.
iloncd a life on the ocean wave and had
taken to the business of n porter In tho
smoky old town. Pattl searched its
crowded, narrow streets until she louud
hcrpreservor and generously provided for
tho wants ofhlmself and llvechlldren,nud
told him ircvcr he hail need of iter services
he should let her know und she would rc
spolid in any way lie wished. Liege is
mining and manufacturing town, whono
tall houses aro nil, unhealthy shelter for
many thousand poor. Pacaud has nsked
Pattl to keep her promise to him by sing'
lug nt a charity concert for the benefit ot
these and Pattl has consented, bringing
down upon herself the blessings ot the
populace and making, n hero, tor tho
nonce, of tlio porter Pacaud.
Tin;
coxwmrrici.'T i.inni.ti.
DE-
MUCIIAUY.
The Democratic State convention ol
Connecticut met ut Sow Uavcti on thu
23d Inst. Charles 11. Iiigcrsoll was noml
naieu ior governor; to r lieutenant gov
ernor, George R. Sill. Tho platform,
which was unanimously adopted, pledges
tlio Democrats of the State nnew to the
principles of Liberal Democracy, to the
iiialntcneiiceof the constitution and the
Union'; calls lor a thorough reform of
the civil service as one of tho pressing
needs of the hour; declares that taxation
should provide tor an economical admin
istration of the government mid for the
tcady reduction ot the national debt
and that the tariff should be adjusted for
tlio purposes of revenue only ; that the
tibllc lands must be reserved for actual
settldrs and subsidies ol all kinds must
cease"; commends the Democrats In con
gress for reducing the public expendi
tures ; Mcclares that the Democratic
party have never failed to recognize tho
essential principle that the only currency
known to the constitution of the United
States Is gold and silver, and coin forms
e only stable basis for the commercial
necessities of tho world; that the
resumption act of tho last congress was
scheme of party expediency which litis
had no harmonizing ell'ects ou thu busi
ness interests of thu country, and calls on
congress to adopt such measures as shall
lead to nu early resumption of sncclu
ayuientt, while guarding its acts by
that prudence which the Interests of com
mercial, manufacturing and Industrial
pursuits Imitcnitively demand.
POLITICAL NOTCH.
The Republican members ot thu
Kentucky legislature want Brlstow nom
inated for president, and they have pre
pared an address urging Uic necessity of
his nomination upon the party.
Mate Iltriittn "Frank Lombard
sung "Old Shady" in spcndld style nt
the late Republican council in Chicago.
The special application Is the necessity
which Is Imposed ou tho party of keep
ing the whisky ring business ns quiet as
possible
The delegation to attend tho Demo
cratic National convention ol St. Louis
Irom New York, numbering one hun
dred persons, have already engaged quar
ters at theLlndell hotel, andthcPenn-
sylvaniaitetegaUon ha authorized Mr,
Priest, of St. Louis, who Is oue of a com'
mlttco to make all necessary arrange
ments for the event, to secure quarters
for one hundred more.
A dispatch from Bloomlngton. Ill,,
to the New York Herald, dated tho '-'2d
said : "Reliable Information has been
received here that Governor" John I
Routt, territorial governor of Colorado,
lias received uuoluclal Information that
should the present lack of harmony iu
Grant's cabinet result In the removal of
any ot its members, ho U to be chosen to
till the place."
lho.Vufe JUgMer says of Gen. Green
B. Itautii, the latest announced Republl
can candldato for governor : "He lias
tho merit of being tho best of the lot, but
whether this will bo any udvaniugc Li the
great question. He Is honest mid able
He ran as .the regular Republican can
dldate for congress iu the;N!ncteenth dis
trictlu 1874, and was very handsomely
bcaleii by both tho other candidates.
A prize tight took place ou lust Mon
day, at Nevada, Gilplu county, Colorado
between a Couilshmau and nu Irishman
for fifty dollars a side, which proved very
disaaterpus for tioth parties. A ring was
formed, nnd the men went to work In
reguiur oit time rough una tumble com
bat, where they havo no nso lor rc.'i
wviiccj unu wuuu tho sponge was
tossed up, the Irishman was found to bo
minus his nasal organ, which haU been
bitten off even with his face, also an ear
and ono of his eyes, and tho CornUhmaii
hadthrco lingers less than wheu the
HI. mollis Jltjmblttau : "A young
American lady who lias enjoyed tho raro
prJWfoge of taking a stroll with tlio poet
Tennyson, Incidentally mentions iu a let
ter tc. a frlcud that 'it seriously affected
Hie romance of tho situation when he
paused during , the walk to Bcratcli hls
back agslust a gate post.' " ,
a woitn rem vm.
The St. Louis llrmbtitan Is In 'favor of
the appropriation nsked of . congress by
Cpl. Simpson in Ids report on tho Im
provement of the Mississippi river be
tween Dickey's Island and tho mouth ot
the Ohio. The JifubUcan Is In favor of
this particular appropriation not for the
sake of v'slro, Out because It
believes thnt tho Mississippi Is a national
highway, and tli.'.t Its channels should be
Improved and its banks protected by the
general government. In Its issue of yes
tcrday the HfpubltcantM :
Tho secretary of war, by transmitting
to congress Gen. Simpson's report In re
gard to tho most available plan for stop
ping me erosion oi mo uatiKS ni uic Alls
ulsslppl above Cairo, virtually ncknowl
edges that It is Wltliin tlio prov
ince oi me government lo
protect the region below Cairo
from overflow. In other words, the
action ol tho secretary concedes that the
levees ought to ho built and maintained
at I no expense or the nation, ami the coin
inittcc tells where tho money can come
.from. If congress voles tho aniironrla-
tlou nud authorizes the carrying out of
ueu. Simpson's piau, it win tucrcuy es
tablish the principle lor which we have
always contended, namely : that ns the
Mississippi is national nud not State
propel tv, its channels should bo improv
ed and its shores protected by tho gener
al government, mm not ny ine iates
most directly Interested. It is true tha
congress has hcretotore ordered nud paid
for the removal of snogs, sandbars and
other obstructions, but this has been
done hesitatingly nud grudgingly, und
all attempts to apply the same principle
to the levees have met with strong oppo
sltiouso strong Indeed, that lit
tle or nothing lias been accomplish
ed. Tho time uas now come wiicn
tho whole matter should bo viewed In the
llL'ht of reason and common-sense, and
treated accordingly. Wo do not ask that
the government should enter at once up
on nn extensive svstcm of levees, ca
pable of fully covering the necessities of
the case: but wo do insist that it Is the
duty of congress to say plainly and cx
nlleltly that such a system shall bo In
nugurated by the government ns soon as
the condition of the public llnanccs will
permit.
The Republican lurther says that iu
the.Inauguratlon of such n system, the tal
ent VI "as line an engineer corps as can
bo found hi the world" talent which is
now comparatively Idlo and useless
would be utilized In the building of the
Mississippi levees, which is a work of "hi
tlnltely more Importance than tho con
struction of forts In the Indian coun
try, or the repairing of fortlllcatlons up
on our marine frontier."
KBITOR1AL HOTKN.
Davenport, owa,;iiad an eighty thou
sand dolar lire on Wednesday.
A youth named Frank Thomas, for
some cause unknown to his triends nnd
relatives, hung himself at Philadelphia
on Wednesday.
Two men named Adam Shcrr.in nnu
John Harris were killed in n colliery
near Pottsvlllc, Pa., on Wednesay morn,
lug. by the explosion ol sulphur.
The people of San Francisco wnut
the Calllornia legislature to pass nn act
to have the tea-lions hi San Francisco bay
exterminated. They claim thnt tho lions
destroy millions of eatable tlsh annually,
and hinder greatly the breeding of them.
J. W. Johnson, who killed a man
named Copper, liccauso he neglected to
pay him two dollars and a half when he
promised to, was sentenced to nineteen
years lu the penitentiary at Bloomlleld,
Mo., recently, after pleading guilty.
Fred Smith, whoso trial at Johns
town, New York, for the murder of Ed
ward Yost, hi that city, has created so
much newspaper talk, was adjudged not
guilty by the jury on Wednesday morn
ing aged llfteen year.
Tho temperance people of Bull'alo, N .
Y., have raised a fund of ten thousand
dollars, with which they intend prosecut
ing violators of the Sunday liquor law.
They had thirteen of the prominent sa-
loon keepers of that city arrested ou
Wednesday.
Charles Gayler, a prolesstonal drama
tist nnd Petroleum V. Nasby havo to
gether gotten up a drama entitled 'In
flation; or The Crosses of the Cross
Roads," which Is soon to be put upon tho
stage. Petroleum through his "Nasby
papers," furnished tho material lor the
play, and Gayler has fixed them up lor
dramatic presentation.
And now St. Louis is trying to Hud
out whether the government paid for the
water used nt the various barracks there
during tho war. She says other cities
were paid large sums for water furnish
ed, and that she Is entitled to and wants
fifty thousand dollars for her services us
thirst quencher, while the great rebellion
was lu progress.
A correspondent or tho New Orleans
Timet, wilting from San Francisco, says
iu that city "there arc about two dozen
'fortune tellers,' and about twice as
many 'spirit matcriallzers' and if there
were only seventy-two gallows, seventy
two htout ropes hung under them, seventy-two
men and women's necks
neatly stretched by hempen neckties and
one hundred and forty-four "pins" dang.
ling in the air, and if these necks and
feet belonged to the "materializes" and
"fortune tellers" they would bo lu their
proper place. Ono has no Idea what a
largo "practice" these felons have. In
the majority they are 'ladles and all
that is essential to the success of their
business Is a little beauty and plenty
ol check. During tlio past week the
spirit 'of Mr. Ralston was materialized
and exhibited on n common window.
To thoso who aro most easily duped the
thing appeared real well lu ono senso it
was real, for tho picture was simply
'traiiBfer' placed upon tho window in
manner which is known to nturly all pho.
tograpners.' "
After Hi rire.
.1. Georgo htcinhouso may bo found
since Ihu lire nt his new shop, on Eighth
street lu the Alcxuudcr County Hank
uuiiumg, where ho will welcome nil his
customers, and servo them In ns artistic a
manner as ever before, with smooth
snaves, inshionablo hair cutting and
thorough thanipoo8.
AllruUuni Dealer.
Wo havo four dozen Imitation Ebony
f!praguo Oun-Opcners, taken for adver
tising, which we will sell at two dollars
wr dozen. Inquire nt Bulletin olllee.
ABCOCK'S TRIAL.
j - ., r,r
n vvAnimoui vxiokrr or wot
How tH)ttW Wn Received in the
; Mam miii mtNb
JUDOK BILLON'S CHARGE TO THK
JURY.
rrnrllrnl Ketlrw of the Merit of
He rune on nm mmtn.
St. Louis, Feb. 21. Tlio United Slates
circuit court was not oKiicd, to-day until
aiicr it o'clock, Uic uiuges oeing en
L'aired In ilnkhlti" Hiccliariro to the furv
As soon ns the roll of the Jurors was
called, .Iiuk'i' Dillon rend tho Instruc
tions, which were very long. Including, hi
various groups, the lilt-grain Introduced
hi evidence. Many of t lie letters were
Introduced, and copious extracts from
the president's dcpo.'ltlon. At the out
set, Judge Dillon said that nil the prop
ositions no Had to iiukc, no iiniiiuc con
currence of his nociato on tho bench,
Jiitigu rcnt. Ho explained to the jury
the importance of the case, and tho rea
sons which had made It necessary to keep
them so Isolated. A high compliment
was paid to thu counsel, und tho manage
ment ol the casu on bom sides.
Approaching the issues, Judge
union said that two main questions arose:
one. ns to the i-xMenco of tlio conspiracy.
nnd tho second, as to the connection or
the defendant with it. 1 ho first question
required nine mii-mion, as mo argu
ments (if the counsel on both tides seemed
to accept the existence of tho conspiracy
as provcu. ine wconu question, the con
nection of the defendant with the con
spiracy was then taken up, Tho jury
were cautioned at loncth to ha on their
guard ngalu-t the Influence of popular
clamor, l ney were also reminded that
tho government owed a duty to Its
citizens, as well as Its revenue, and It lay
in the province of the Jury to acquit as
well :a convict. Thu prosecution had
nrnicnteil no evidence to show that the
defendant had oyer declared his connec
tion with the conspiracy, or had writ
ten a direct admission ot this connection.
The law, however, did not require this.
It was a case of circumstantial evidence.
It was riL'lit for them to consider the
motives oi tho defendant. Tho govern
ment alleged as tha only motive that of
pecuniary gain. Tho evidence of Everest,
who mailed the letter ill which he thought
Joyce put a S-'AXI bill, nud the evidence of
Jlaelll. who testified to taklnc from the
letter-box a similar letter, aud returning
: to Joyc;, were considered, and the
ucstlon ofcrcdiblllty left to tho Jury,
'he tclecrams, letters and portions of tho
President's deposition bearlnir ou the
death of Collector lord, and the appoint
nieutofhls successor were read. Two
questions, the court considered, arose ou
the succcssorslilp of Ford. The first was
whether the delendajt sought to Influence
the president ou thu succcssorslilp, and
second, whether he did this In tho In
terest of tho conspiracy, having
knowledge ot that conspiracy. Judire
Dillon then read all the dispatches ot theJ
spring or 1&74, relating to Joyce's visit to
San I rnnclsco, und Commissioner Doug
lass' permits to omcr revenue agents to
go out ol their district.
Judge Dillon finished reading Ids
charge, and the jury retired a lew min
utes past iu o'clock.
The remainder of tho judge's Instruc
tions are In the hands of the circuit clerk.
aud cannot bo obtained for further con
densation for the afternoon papers. They
arc about six columns long.
(Ht touts Republican ot Yeatcrdajr.)
The court Immediately after the charge
was delivered, took a recess until' 3
o'clock lu tho afternoon, and the room
was cleared out. 'lhc crowd, although
It left the court room, did not lrnvo tho
vicinity, but settled on tho neighboring
sidewalk, blocking passage, staring up
at windows of the room where tha Jury
was supposed to be, nnd speculating aud
wagering on the verdict.
1 lie jury, as soon as it retired to the
consultation room, proceeded to elect Mr.
R. M. Blackwood foreman. Tins done,
they took a formal ballot without any
discussion whatever, nnd the result was a
unanimous verdict of not guilty. Then
was, of course, somo surprise among
them at this unanimity, but they did not
worry about It. Dinner was brought In,
and they wlillcd away the time till tho
reopening of court In discussing tho
viands, and in converse on approaching
liberation from their long confinement.
Court opened at three o'clock with but
a few persons in attendance. Almost
immediately upon tho opening Col.
Hatch, of counsel for McKce, asked tho
ItiUuIgcucu of the court to hear n motion.
He was about to proceed, when RnllfT
Wheeler appeared and quietly announced
that tho jury was ready to report. Pro
ceedings were at once suspended, and
ucncrai uaococK ami 111s counsel were
notified. Gen. Babcock was laboring
under the highest degree of excitement.
Ho sat in bis accustomed seat, biting ills
lower Hp in a very nervous manner, and
very paie,
THE VKIIPIOT.
fudire Krum and Judtre Porter wore
with him. and they also evinced a treat
degree ot anxiety. Tho jury filed In and
took their seats. Alter tlio roll had been
called, Judge Dillon asked, "Gentlemen
have you agreed upon a verdict V'Vl'he
answer "We havc,"catno Irom the fore
man In scarcely an audible voice. A slip
of paper was handed to Mr. Shelby, the
clerk, and all eyes were upon him as he
nervously opened it and read. "We. "the
Jury, find the defendant not guilty."
There was an instant of painful silence.
and then some ot Gen. Baucock's friends
in tho rear part of the room began to ap
plaud by clapping of hands. This was
promptly sqpprcsed, but nearly every
body In the court room had risen to
their feet by this time. Hon. Thos. C.
Reynolds walked rapidly over to where
Uabcock was seated and lucid put his
uauu, hut Uabcock made a deprecatory
motion, as though ho disliked lo enter
upon any demonstration that might
tiuiuiu touri ticcortun. lie nuany grasp
ed tlio profiered hand, however, and
shook It. He had received tho verdict
wun a slight hush, but no other evidence
of emotion. Mr. Storrs at this moment
came in, having arrived late, and rushed
at his client with an excited, "Great
uod!" shaklnc its band warmly. The
court, meanwhile, had formally dlschnrg-
vu iiiu jury, mm wished mem a uon
speed to their homes. Judge Dillon and
Judge Treat evinced not the slightest de
gree of feeling at tho ounouiiccmei, but
iiiiimuuneu me Dignity whieii lias charac
terized them through tho trial. While
the Jury tiled out, uen. Babcock broke
nwayfrom his frleuds, and In company
wit iJudgo Porter, Intercepted them in
the r progress, and grasped a hand of
each in a most lervnnt manner. When
the jury had passed out, Babcock re
turned to his friends, aud such a hand
shaking as. was Indulged lu has lscldom
been scon In court. Judge Krum aroso
and made a formal motion that tho de
fendant bo discharged, Judge- Dllllon
asked If there wero any other Indict
ments against him, and Col. Broiulhead
replied, Col, I)Jcr beng absent, that
there wero none. Tho dlschago was
ordered, and Uabcock was borne by
us frleuds through tho clerk's room, bc-
Ing stopped at every step for congratu
lation, T TUB LINIIKLL,
On reaching tl,e I.lndfU hotel, Ocu.
IlabCOCk Was lo Im-.l Immmllntolv ). I.U
father-in-law, Mr. Campbell, who
showed him a dispatch which he had
written nihUwas about to und to his
friends. The general glanced hastily At
the' dispatch, bowed his acquiescence
ami then looked anxiously around lor his
counsel, who were explaining to. inquir
ing friends what 11 flue jury had tried tho
case. Bclore going up to his room Gen.
Uabcock shook. handa with quite a num
ber of gentleman who offered their con
gratulations. A lit mbliean reporter who wn pres
ent nt the lime accosted Mr. Snrrs with :
"Voti got n Verdict in n hurry, Mr.
Storrs, didn't you?"
"You bet wc did," replied Storr",
darling oil to Join Gen. Babcock.
Duiliig the remainder of the afternoon
Gen. Babcock was congratulated by
throngs ot friends, who neeuded the el
vntor nnd the stairway, keeping up an
nlmost constant stream between the olllee
floor nud tho general's room,- Ills coun
sel nnd particular friends Wero brimming
Over with exultation, and his venerable
fnther-ln-law, Unjtcd States Marshal
CnmplK-II ot Chicago, who has. stood by
him through nil these anxious days,
seemed oppressed with tho delirium ol
oy, nnd at time.-, his heart was
too full for utterance in response
to' the congratulatory .remarks of
friends. Then there was Cnpt. Luckey,
the Intimate fi lend nud associate of Gen.
Uabcock, who stood by him firmly
throrghall the emergencies of tho trial.
Ho too had occasion for rejoicing. Tho
captain In 11 brief conversation with n
lltjmlilican reporter said that he would
accompany Gen. Uabcock to Washington
as they expected, this evening via Chi
cago. He said that ou leaving Washing
ton for St. Louis, he nnd Gen. Babcock
rodo iu n coupe, when tho general rn-
inarKC'ii 10 nun mat 1110 'Xoiii'H 01 my
trial would sweep nwny ull his means.
Since his Moinlttal. as (he news wrnl
over the wires, tho general had received
some forty telegrams from parties nil over
the country, lucliidlnir one from (Ion.
Sheridan. Conspicuous among Uiom;
who early called on Gen. Uabcock were
Gen. Harney and Georgo Bain.
SSMr. Wm. Ilarnnrd, the confiden
tial friend of the president as is
supOkod, was the first to tele
gram tho welcome tidings to the lat
ter, ft was curt nnd emphatic, Informing
the president that "Babcock Is ncnulttcd
nnd receiving a jwrfect oration 011 tho
way to ins nuici.
Amid this scene of relolcln-r and con
gratulation there was heard nn occasional
discordant note reflecting on the adminis
tration for Its influence in securing nn ac
quittal.
THE DEMOCRATIC CALL.
The Frlcitrtu of Pure aernmrnt In-
viiea 10 Plena Delegates u the ..
tluiinl Vemormtle Convention nt Nt.
l.unia Arraignment or Kntirnltm.
Wabuinotox. Feb. 23. The National
Democratic committee prior to Its ad
journment 011 Tuesday night adopted the
luuowiug resolution :
Reaolced, That the National Democratic
Executive committee be Instructed to
continue Its headquarters at Washington
and take such steps as may bo expedient
to secure necessary organization 011 the
several States, and that the chairman
of the Central committee iu tho respect
ive States bo requested to co-ojeratc
with it In effecting the call or the Na
tional Democratic committee, to whom Is
delegated tho power or fixing the time
ai.d place of holding the National Dem
ocratic convention of 1870, They have
appointed Tuesday, tho 27th day or
.nine next, as the time, nnd selected St
Louis ns the place Tor holding such con
vcntlou.
STATU ni:ritKSK.VTATIO..
Each State will be entitled to a retire
tentative equal to double the number or
us senators and representatives Iu tho
congress or tlio United States, and the
Territory or Colorado, whose admission
as a State lu July will glyc it n vote In tim
next Electoral College, Is also invithed to
scud acH-guics to ttiu convention.
CO.NSKKVATIVKS INV1TKP.
Democrats, Conservatives aud other
citizens or tho United States, irrespective
ot past political associations, desiring to
co-operate with the Democratic party In
its present efforts and objects, are cordial
ly Invited to join in sending delegates to
the National Convention.
TIIK WOKK OK ItAPICAMSM.
Co-operation Is desired from nil per
sons who would change an ndinlnUtrn
tlon that has suffered the public credit to
become and remain Inferior to other nud
less favored nations ; has commenced to
bo token away by foreign power ; has
stilled trade by unjust, unequal and per
nicious legislation ; has imposed unusual
taxation and rendered it most burthen
some; has changed growing prosperity
to widespread suffering and want ; has
squandered public moneys recklessly nnd
detlaiitly.nnd shamelessly used the power
that should have been swift to punish
crime to protect it.
TUB OlUKCTsi TO HIS OIITAI.MU).
For these aud other reasons the na
tional Democratic party deem tho pub
lic danger imminently, and, earnestly de
sirous of securing to our country tlio
blessing or nn economical, pure and free
government, cordially Invite the co-opc-ration
or their fellow-citizcnsiu their ef
forts to obtain this object.
Thomas A. Walker. S. R. Cock roll,
Frank McCnppcn, Wm. II. Itanium,
Charles B. Easton, Charles E.
Dyke, A. R. Lawton, Cyrus II.
McCormlck, Thos. Dowllug, M. M. Hall,
Isaac E. Eaton, Henry D. Mellcnry,
Henry D. Ogden, L. D. M. Sweat, A.
Leo. Knott, Win. Lochrcu, John G.
Priest, Thomas II. Williams, Theodore
F. Randolph, John C. Thompson, James
P. Barr, Hm. A. Moore, J. II. Sharp,
Georgo L. Miller, M. V. B. Edglerly, M.
W. Ransom, James IC. Kelly, Nicholas
Van Styck, Thomas G. Simmons, Win.
B. Bate, F. S. Stockdale, B. B. Smallcy,
John Good, r John Blair Hoge, George
II. Paul, Thomas M. Patterson.
Augustus Schcll, chairninn ; Frederick
0. Price, secretary National committee.
Wahhlsotox, Feb. 22, 1870.
THIS CBOOKKDALPIIABET.
A stands for Avery, clerk ot the ring,
B for Uabcock, who had a big thing.
C Is for Conduce, surnained Megruo,
D is for Dyer, who made them feel blue ;
E Is for Everett, gono to tho South,
F forFItzroy, who talks with Ids mouth
G is for Grunt, whose pardon they crave,
11 for Henderson, gone to his grave ;
T Is ror Int. Rev., hard to collect,
J Is lor Joyce, who has timo to reflect ;
Iv Is for keno, on which they all bet,
L stands ror Haw, unpunished ns yet ;
M fur mischief thev try to keen mum.
N for tho nulsanse the ring has become;
O for Orvlllo who won't be put through,
P Is ror Peddrlok ) tho peuftentary, too 5
O tho whole business, decidedly uecr,
It ror rectifiers, who hopo to get clear ;
S stands for St. Louis, where tho ring
enmu to grief,
T is for Treat, ol just Judges the chief ;
U is for Uncle Sam, whoso anger Is hot,
V Is tho virtue tho ring hasn't got ;
W Is whisky, of corn or of rye,
X is tlio cross 011 which tlilcvcs ought
to dio ;
Y stands for Ynrynn, last but not vile,
. for zebra, whose stripes pro lu stylo.
D
rOAM!
AMD
Sight lnK. i'uu, soilB ud vi-ntiiro on
KlIL'll
UONTlKKIiTH. JiJif .WAriT nr.AH,
Mysteries
of Ilia Orient. 220 Knciuavinii
book out. fu'every rnqiect llrat-inle, ft i-IU
wrlletouccli.rl(tcriitlvcliciiluisnul trrmi,
to ANCHOIt I'Ulll 18II1.SG CO, , Mi Hmihlreet,
llrh.hi ulllv. ntruunliu( llio inont uttrucll
utlruclite
M, I.QIilK, Mo.
MO-ilAwlin.
UWMK
VBt?liLyj O'"" you wouM.Uh t, nokefc
tholr own. Why U thh?P tt im 5" 59" 5k' W ffM? "
La Fiooadttfa, '
-OR-
H3
(The maniirnrliiirrs by tlie e i.r .at. nt. .1 Mnelilmrr in' m!.M to make the liov cllrmtl
tlimrnta rnxlor lurclr.MWii' wr cent lens than other Mamirertnrrni ran produet a Ulnar or
iiMi:ilijii.illly, llmKithKtlielrnKentaaiMKirtunllr to mipi,H .moleM Willi a mixrior lurent
I Unr lor ft eenU) He (Jure I tore our patron a
WAmra GENUINE CLEAR BATATA FILLED CM FOl FITS ' CUT
Tho mAiiiifiictiireM reeoif nUIni? Hie fct Hut the majority or tmokera iiretVr to bur their C Inn as
tlmy neiiltlieni, liutr aloilii the plan of futorhiKlhe majority, Inlea4 oflbe tninoritv (a haa
lxn the nil. y MUnif u ainitleClnr at tin name rate a rfu., ten, flnr, or a tox.
Ily Bppoliillng a ulnirlo UKtnrv In clly, they r..nrrtnie ilielr Im.lnrM. rmlue their lowee ami
r ' L." "l'T.T'L" ' 1 I r r i CIKar, rortheiniitiMliwlYaiilJMreolllienirlTM, Uitcon-
Ml fill' rB ( nit'l Incir HRvitirtt
Civ tlxm a Trial ind b Ooaviacad.
Sole Agents, Cairo. Ills.
F. M. STOGZ7UTB,
importer and wholesale Dealer In
Wines and Liquors.
oz ujuiu JjJ!iVJ!iJ!i, - - CAIRO, ILL.
Keops a full atook of
SLoxxtnuLoULx Bourbon,
Monongahela, Rye and Robinson County
FRENCH BRANDIES, HOLLAND GIN,
KELLY ISLAND AND CALIFORNIA WINES.
WEEKLYBOLLETIN
ONLY SI.2S A YEAR.
WHeLEMALE GRIME KM.
STBATTOIf BIRD,
Wholesalo Grocers
-Ana :
Commission Merchants
AQENTS AMEP.IOAN POWDER CO
57 Ohio Levee.
G. D WILLIAMSON,
Wholesale Grocer
Dealer In
BOAT STORES.
Commission Merchant,
No. 78 OHIO LEVEE.
SI'KCIAI, attention kIwii to consignments an I
llllluiC onler.
'OAI..
Coal Coal.
PITTSBURGH,
PARADISE,
QgT. CARBON(Blfl Muddy)
A Nil
IjPEYTONA OANNEL
COAL!
Orders for Coal by tho oar-load,
ton, or in hogaboadri, for sbipment.
jromptlv attondod to.
BfirTo largo oonsumors and all
nanufaoturors, wo are prepared
to aupply any quantity, by the
aontn or year, at uniform ratOB.
CAIRO CITY COAX COWFAPT,
rj-Httllhlay llru, ' oftlce, No. 70 Ohio Iti.
U-lUUiilajr Itro.'a wharfboal,
l3"At h'Kyutlau lillla, or
fcJ-A Uiu lioal Dumji, foot of Timly-Klgut
tnl.
Id-l'o.t OIBce Drawer. 300. ,
$25
. JIU Aur Co It. Luuii, Uu,
S3
WAUeXB.
The Gamble Wagon
MANUFACTURED BT
JOHK F. GAMBLE.
tu tmt m aaurmt Wi tev xajt-'
UVACTUUDl
MANUPACTOJIY. ODD L1TI1
If or Thirth'Tourtk Sty t
CARL PETERS,
HORSE SHOKR,
BLACKSMITH
AND
Wagon Maker.
8IXTH STBEET, Between OHIO
LEVEE AND GOBlHEKCIAIi
XnufaoturMhlsowB Mom? ttMtM4
can Asaare Oood work.
FA TROHAOE IOLI01TED
O'CALLAHAN ft HALL,
IRON. TIN
- AHD
Slat Roofr,
JNNAl, TTiTi.
oo&Bgand Guttering a Speoialty
Slate Soofiing Specialty in
any part or aoutnern
Lightning Bods, Pump, Stovet
JACOB WALTER,
BUTCJ
Dealer in TiiihW
.1. in -llAJfcmiraviL-
EICKTH ITBSJiV;
pr.ail U .artra BbIIIm la as aooeUM nifcar

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