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THE TBOY HERALD, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBEB 24. 1877.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 1877.
w. t. iHtiRnono, J miiom.
Don Wade hasn't boen board Irotn ;
lio ''fuses lu speak."
New Jersey will roll up a handsome
majority for McLellan.
Tweed says lio lias not as much at
$r0,U00 of lilt Ill-gotten gains Iclt,
Many petitions aro going to con
gross fur tho romonollzation of all
It In thotitfht thai Morton will
never be ablo to go to Washington
Tho Democrats claim Now York lu
thd coming election by 75,000 major
Tho petrified stone nmn or Colo
rado arrived at St. Joseph on tho
Tho Workmgmcii, Grecubackora
find Democrats of Chicago have
united lu nominate ono tlekct.
Capt. Si la Bunt ot St. Louis lift
been appointed police commissioner
to succeed D. A. Armstrong.
Senator Wallace, of Pennsylvania
takes tho Into Senator Bogy's place on
the coiuiultteo of foreign affairs.
U mil ill for speaker aud other ofll
i i i of tho house nominated by the
Douioenitlc ciiiciH Were elected.
Mr. Hendricks has returned from
J'nropo. lie was warmly icccired
i. II along the route home from New
J The caso ol John A. Juyco was de
cided on the 15th in the same manner
n the actions against Meliee and Me
Speaker Randall went to his homo
in Philadelphia to Tin up tho com
mittees, llo didn't want to be dis
Senator Armstrong takes Mr.
Bogy's place on tho railroad commit
lee and also goes on the commiltco ol
It is prcdii'ted liy some norc-hcaded
Republicans thiit Mr. Hayes will
ihaiigolil policy lu view of tho re
tull in Ohio.
Reduced luxation in the Internal
lovcntic list und a moililled (arid are
uitioug the demands ol tho West he
Tho Centennial comuiemoration of
t'ie hiii reniler of Burgoync, at Sehuy
lerville, Now York, on tho 17lh, wus
tin imposing allulr.
Mr. Tiliiuii is on his way home
from Europe. Some paper suggests
that he will arrive too Into to have
the Ohio Democrats boutcu this time.
Tho sintu uMecrs of Pennsylvania
lutiued to appear before the grand
jury at Pittsburg, now Investigating
the riot cases, under tho stulo-sccret
The President lias sent lo tho sen
M j I ho nomination ol Gen. John M.
Hurluti of Kentuekcy to bo associate
justice ol the United States tuprcmo
Khun aud Robertson, Domncrals
truin Louisiana, mid Puchoco, Rcpub
liuau Iroui California, tho coiitelHiils
lor seats lu congress, havo been sworn
Politicians ol both parties at Wash
ington agree that Pennsylvania will
go Deinocrntle next month. The
Democrats claim 25,000 majority, and
liiu Republicans concede 15,000.
Thn vote ol the Democratic mom
hers from Mhs mi l In the caucus lor
Speaker was us follows : For Ran
iIhII, Buckuor; for Saylor, Crittenden,
Franklin and Glover; for Oouile,
Clark, Morgan, Bland, Ilea and
Senator Beck of Kentucky says tho
Democrats must come out tor free
trade, I he silver dollar and' green
backs lor custom duties. He has In
troduced u bill for receiving 50 per
cent. of custom duties iu pnp;r.
After a longdlicnitlon In tho house
of tho cases of Cain and Rainy of
South Carolina, whose names wore
put on the roll by the clerk, they
were sworn lu ; alsoDarrcll of Louis
'I ho caso ol Senator-elocl SpofTord,
of Louisiana, was sent to tho commit
tco on privileges and elections by a
voto ot 86 ayes to 83 nays. Judgo
Davis, of Illinois, voted with tho
Democrats against rofereuco to com
All.partios claiming scats In congress
and recognized by Clerk Adams havo
been sworn lu. Tho California and
Missouri cases have uolbccn decided.
Tho latter caso being before tho
supremo court of tho ttato no ccrtlll
cate was presented,
A story has beou in circulation to
the effect that Senator Thurman
would resign in order that Pendleton
and Ewlng might be elected to tho
sonnlo, with tho understanding that
Thurman should be tho Democratic
naudidato for the presidency lu 1880.
Tho Republicans havo triumphed In
Iw'iiuco iu tho recent election. Mi
Million's policy has been condemned,
and t ho principles of the roughly
ircuiou uamucua uavo uccii ap
proved. It Is said the now chamber
of deputies will stand 314 Republi
cans and 201 conservatives. Before
tho election McMahou talked in u
Very threatening manner about not
yielding to tho opposition. How he
will act remains lo bo seen.
Tho disappointment of Brother
Gailield of Ohio is such as siukclli
tho heart, and (hero seems no pros
pect for a rcnnwal of hope to give
consolation. By tho advico of Mr.
Mayes ho relinquished his claim to
the scnatorshlp In favor of Stanley
Matthew?, while ho should keop an
cyo on the speakership. Jlo can't sec
it now. It wus a delusion, a cheat, a
snare; aud ho mountain as one with
out a comforter.
Considerable commotion was cro
aled in tho Episcopal convention lu
Boston, on tho lGlh, by tho introduc
tion of tho following resolution,
which was promptly tabled : "Rc.
solved, that tho service of the union
of tho church and state is prejudicial
lo tho best interests of religion, and
the house of deputies expresses its
sympathy with tho efforts now being
inudu lor a severing ot church from
statu Hi Kuiland.
Wo are glad to learn that Mr. David
II. Pursuits of New York, president
of tho Lincoln County Coal and Min
ing company, is u thoiotigh-golng
Democrat and candidate for the as
sembly iu that state. Success to him
The PlattsbtirgAV;5c, In speak
ing oi mo county ticket, says: "At
lliu head or tills ticket stands the
name of our candidate for assembly.
Duvld 11. Parsons, u man who needs
no introduction to the Democracy or
tho peoplo of Clinimi county. An
old resident among us, ho is widely
known us a man ol sterling integrity.
great pruclieul capacity, and eminent
ability, lilted lo adorn any station,
and withul. a man who b as iinvi.f
wavered for a moment In his support
und endorsement of Democratic prin
ciples. Mr. Pursons Is u man whom
every Democrat may support with
pndo and who will look well to tho
Interests of Clinton county In the
legislature, lo which wo confidently
expect to sco him elected."
A mooting was recently held in
Montgomery City for tho purtioso of
organizing a Greenback club. Stir-
ring speeches were made by General
Forshoy, Colonel Gatcwooil and oth
ers ugaiiist the lliiaueiul policy of the
government and tho influences of
capitalists ami rings. The Standard
In speaking ol (he meeting says lhat
Colonel U. criticised tho efforts ol
Deiiiocruls to secure from tho Do-
itineracy correct financial principles
or policy, and concluded that all who
desired a uhango tor Iho betlor could
only socoro It by joining the new
party, otc. If tho Democracy is not
equal lo tho task of cllecliug all hoc
oisary reform in govcnunoiil matters.
inure is small hopo for success. This
talk ol a ucw parly unou the nart oi
some leading men who have been for
a lifetime identified with thoDemd
cratlo part)', Is very unfortunate, If
not repreheusible. The man who it
not satisfied with the ad van cos being
made by tho Democratic party In tho
direction ol general relief for thn poo
pie from certain burdens, as' well as
lu tho rescue of froe Institutions from
destruction, betrays undue imp
tience; when he Is ao exacting and
unsatisfied with tho old party as lu
break his connection and clamor for
a new party, ho is seriously throat
enod with fanaticism audit an unwiso
and unprofitable counselor. The true
philosophy of the situation, It seems
to us, Is to reason with und oxhort
tho brethren, not to abandon them
aud bocomeschlsmatlcs, whoso simile
Idea policy would hazard tho defeat
and humiliation of tho grand old
party, whoso especial high mission is
to rostoro tho republic to Its prls'Ino
glory. Thoso whoso hearts uro so
inseusiblo to Us tradition, Its history
its destiny, as to forfeit lu querulous
ncss their allcglauco aud abandon its
service, aro pursuing an iynia fatuua,
James Berry, tho Big Springs ox
press robber, was cammed lu Call
way county, near tho rcsldenco of R
G. Casey, two miles west of Wil
Itamsburg, on tho 14th, by Sheriff
Glasscock und posso of Audrain
county. When lliey came up to hltn
Berry stal led to run, when the sheriff
siiot him lu the leg with a shot-gun,
wounding him very badly. Ho hud
$2,800 and a very flue gold wath on his
person. He was lakin to Mexico,
Where he died on I ho 10th from his
wounds. His dying confession was
to the effect that he was ono of the
men who robbed tho express cur at
Big Springs, and he said that Col
lins, who was killed, planned tho
robbery ; that tho names of tin other
men were correct as now known by
the express company, and that they
all (raveled '.'00 miles together and
then separated into squads of twos.
He was very respectably connected
in Cullnwuy county.
Tho silver commission has reported
to congress. '1 hu report, utter an ex
haustive discussion ol tho nrlncltile
ami ineory oi ineiuiiic currency, reu
omuiends Iho restoration ol the
double standard and tho roiiioiictiz.t-
lion of silver us u necessary steti to
inu resumption oi specie payments.
1 lie commissioners are unable to
agree us to the exact legal relations
to uo established between fold und
sliver, out tliey uro agreed ib.tt re
sumption cannot lake placu until the
couHiitutioiiui money ol tho country
is restored and there is unlimited
coinage of both gold und silver. The
report Is signed by Senators Jones
and Bogy und Representatives Wil
li! rd anil Uland und Win. S. Groes
beck. Iho minority rcoori. which
objects to I bo double standard, is
Kuumiiicii ity senator linulwell uud
Professor Bo wen of Yule college.
Tho report of the commission to
Investigate Iho oiierullons ami con
duel ol the Sim Francisco Mint uud
Custom-house is made public, The
commission unanimously report us
Iho result of Iho investigation thai
Iho customs service ut I be port ol
Shu Francisco is intelligently and el
lieieully performed, and on Iho whole
the revenue honestly uud economi
cally collected. They say, however,
thai while the clerks have geuerully
linen tound competent and elllcloni,
"it Is believed lhat a number ol in
competent and Inefficient persons
have received tho appointment iu the
general department of tho mint nud
have been retained through polllieul
or other considerations, but not of a
Mr. Davis of West Virginia sub
milled a resolution In the senate stat
ing that there were uppuient material
diU'ei-uncos, alterations uud disurep
ancles in lliu lliiiiclul reports of the
treasury department, and authoriz
ing the appointment of a special coin
mitteo lo InveHiigate. In explanation
Mr. Davis said hu thought tlntru were
forced balances. The lesolution was
ordered primed and to llo on Ilia ta
ble. Mr. Davis gave nollcu that he
would call it up ut an early day lor
the purposu ol submitting sumo re
marks. A meeting whh held at Nashville,
Tuuu., on tho 13lh, called by I he
board of trade, at which resolutions
were passed asking congress "lit take
from the secretary ot lliu treasury
all power over our circulation nud
prohibit, his furthor contraction but
lo increase I he currency unlit equal
lu volume In (ho business wuuis of
Tho Sioux Indians uro immediately
to bo removed to iho Missouri river,
where 'lie government has uiado pro
visions for feeding thvtu this wlutcr.
Tfce President Message, rorrlgn War,
Prom the Ht. Louis ftopubllcan. There wiistigimii boll In ncnrKars on
The president's message was sub (he 15lh. The new. ol u declslvo Rus
milled lo congress yestorday und Is s'au victory has bocir.conllrmed by din
published iu our telegraph columns patches Iroin both Russian and Turk-to-day.
It Is a brier, business-like doc ish sources. The former claim that tho
iiiueni, and refers only to such pub army of Mukhtar Pasha was utterly
lie matters as requlro tho Immediate destroyed as a fighting body ; that
attontlon ot iho national legislature. Mukhtar retreated upon Kara uficr n
IIih necessity of an appropriation for leaiTuI rout, losing a groat number (n
tho support of tho army Is alluilcd killed, wounded, and prisoners. Tho
o by tho president us tbo prime ciuso Russians claim to have captured
of iho extra session having been seven pushas, 30 guns uud a groat
called. No allowance having been quantity of war .materials. Mukhtar
uiado at the last session' of congress Pasha on tho oilier hand claims to
for this purpose, and the army having have lost only 800 men, uud to have cn
boon employed during the fiscal year lirely destroyed a regiment mid a half
lu arduous uud duugorous servleo of Russian cavalry uud four battalions
without pay, It would he unjust, In of iuiuutry. He acknowledged that
the opinion of the president, to deter he was driven buck to Kars, nud suya
their payment until congress ut tho Russian reinforcements wlthSOOguns,
rcgulsr session sliull havo settled ull handled by skilled artillerists, wci'o
the nuosiions likely to uriso In efforts loo much for him. The bombard
to fix the proper limit to tho strength "lent of Plevna has recommenced
of tho army. Tho estimate of tho ulniiir the whole lluo and decisive lie-
amount necessary for the inalulenniu o
of tho inllltaiy cstnblUhmeut fur (ho
current fiscal vcar. which ends Jiihh
30, 1878, prepared by Iho proper otll- communication with Sophia has been
eers uud submitted by tho secretary cut. Suleiman Paslm Is eoiicentrut
nT tho treasury, uggrogulo .$32,430,- lug his forces ut Kadlkoi and u buttle
1' or tho navv dciiai-Uncnt &2.00:t..
861.27 is required. This iiniou.it is
iiiuuo up oi sums duo olllccrs uud en-
listed ItlOII for tho IllSt Olim-lnr ill llin
fiscal year, tho sum duo lor advances travel even by pedestrians almost un
made by tho government's fiscal agent possible; also thai much sickness pre
ut Loudon, and or $30,000 duu tho mil" uud that tho bridge over l lie
naval hospital tuiiil. Danube is very shaky.
Unsettled exneiises of thn denai t.
uieiit of justice demand $202,535 22.
This is duo tn attornevs. miirsbuls.
clerks, cumtiiissiotiers and other par
& I UK,
Repairs and temporary stlictures
renileri! necessary by the narilal do-
structlou ot iho patent office by tiro
cull lor hu imtncdluto appropriation,
Iho amount ot whicli, however, the
inesssgo docs not stuto.
Estimates for minor deficiencies In
In various branches ol tho nnbll.t
service Will bu flll-liished. lliu nrusl.
dent states, by lliu secretary of lliu
1 ho Paris exposition of 1878. which
opens lu May, conies iu lor a share of
lliu president's alietilloii. He slates
that n L'reat desiin to ilai-ii..ii...i,. !
this great enterprise exists mining Iho
Amm liMii. ii i.. .....i ,i., i.-...... ..i.
goveriimeiit Is Jspcelally unxious to "" of " business, uud bus cm
havo (hem do so. Ho recommends -' un iiuceriulniy in the future, in
Unit all appropriation bo made, lo do-
liny Iho expensool enmuiissioiiurs,
transportation of exhibits, etc.
no also suggests the propriety of
an impropriation of S.OO0 tomeeet1
Iho cost of sending u commissioner
lo represent this cuuutrv nl Hie lu-
teriiatioiial Prison L-oiiurns. whi...
meets ut .Stockholm next year.
Dotal led reliorls tiuni tho snvni-nl
dopartmenis of the government be
ing rcquireil Ity law lu be submitted
lo congress ut Iho beginning ot tho
regular annual session, the munident
deleis until ihul time lurthur refer
ence to subjects ol public interest.
Tho York Jcruhl: Tho linni-non'
denied success ol lliu Deinocniite
party In Tuesday's election proves upon Iho sauid basis ii stood upon be
i wo things elearlj 1st. Tlial with- lure it was deiiiouulized bv conuruss.
out the methods ol (iraiitlsm llin Un-
publicans uro very weak; nud 2d.
1 but the Democracy will soon bu in
iibsoluto iiossuhslou of tho govern-
tlient. Nulhllig can keen Ihoiu lioni
owuiug the senate iu 1871. and noili-
ing iroui sweeping the country otllie
next general election. As lor New
lurk, tliey will carry It by G0,0C0 mu
blli-lllgfleld. MaS4acllllettS. licnuh.
Ileum Tho president will uudoiibt-
edly be keenly disappointed at Ihe re-
suit iu his own stale, but he must not
bo discouraged or in in buck Iroui Iho
policy orrelorniwhlehhu his tuken
up. We think him capable of Just'
Ibis attitude : A keen sensibility to
thu failure of his own neonle lo sun.
port him, but mi unflinching detormi- appolnlinent's whicii have herelofont
nulion nol lo luko Ibclr llrst pull for been mudu puMiit: Envoys Exlraor
their final verdict, uud not tn taller dlniiry and Ministers Plenipotentiary
III lliu cilisu ol national use I cul on
and udmliilstrativu reform on which
uu lias sci out. this is I no only
coursu open lo bin which promises
oiini.aie success mm vindication. Willmd. Hrazll. Minister residents
to his administration. Ho lias gone or tho United Stales: John L. Sto
lon far lo hesitate or turn bank. Ho veiis, Sweden uud Norway; .lames
must go forward. Forward Is lie
way out and to a final triumph.
lion miner: it. is n blessing in ills-
guise. You can't kill I lie d-d De
moeraoy, und so you might ns wull let
mem come into power.
The Mlsslssiniii River Iiniirovriuput
Convention met ut Si. Paul on tho
11th, 80 delegates being present,
linn. Josoph Brown of St. Louis was
chosen presiding ohlcer. ResoluMous
woru adopted, urging upon congress
iho necessity of leglslailoti lor secui-
lug a good iiavlgahlo depth of water
from St. Anthony to ilia Gull of
Mexico say n miiiimiim depih of
livo feet from Si. Puiil tn St. Louis,
ight foot from St. Louis tn Cairo,
ami leu feel from Cairo lo New Or
leans. Tho Southern levee project Iho Mississippi river, were Intro
was indorsed, hut met with outsider- duced and rulerrcd to tho uppronriuto
ablo opposition. committees.
It doesn't create much piety In n Mr. .1. S. Taylor, of Union town
mun'ii heart lo ait up lu bed at night ship, Lewis county, Mo hit a Held
nud listen to a rut behind Iho wuiu nl corn which, nccordlng tn tho most
smiling singing Mr. Sankey's hymn, necuriito measurement that ran ho
'Oh. to he gnaw thing, gnaw thing." made in the Held, will j icld 160 busk
Hawk Aye, ( eU to iho acre.
Hon Is Imminent. Russian udvlcus
report large number of iho Turk
descrlmu: uls., thai Osinnn Puslni's
wiiii inu czurnwitc i is luoiiieiitiirl v
cxiiccled. A con i.imiul!.nt nl Shu
uiizu gives u diseoiiugiiig view nl Urn
situation there, lie says the mud is
fl'OIII HVll In loill- t I il.w.n llim-n mill
y Haunt oi TrutU Mpcnkti
1 sit on ihu currency Uttcallou.
' At the regular mauling of the Kan
sas City board of trude hold on the
10th, thn following resolutions uud
memorial to congress were uilopterl:
To the congress of lliu United
Your memorialist. I tin board of
(mile ol tho City of Kansas, stuto of
MUsnuil, icpecilully present Iho
lullowlug, lo which (buy beg lliu
earnest consideration ot jour honora
Your tueinorialits respectliilly rep
resent lhat the policy ot contraction
of Iho currency us pursued by tho
government brought uulold evils
,,m" ,nu t:,l,""n' "'. ho proslralion
ol iradu, tho siairualioii und demorut
""": wmi wiim is Known ns
ii'umploii net, tbnt mukes nil
iniderluk i.gs involving large sums u
"- iu.im-iu nij,
10.1" meii oriuiisis neg iurtncr to
"v n!'a u Ui,l Hi'cilonol or parly
l"elioii, Inn one llmt afleets inateri-
' "very citizen of the United
btutct., und hurltully ulTeets all but
la run capitalists uud bondholders.
Theselore your uiemoriallsis hum
bly pray lhat the act of emigres
known us ihn resumption act, bu at
once uucoiidiliouully inpouleil, and
that Iho l otiulizaiiiiii in value ot eolil
uud United Stutea treasury notes bu
! ..n.. ...... i ...in. i
. ,111 111. I I IMIL . t
economy In expenditures, nutloual,
slate, uud municipal.
And that silver tnav tin iinenndl.
lloiuillv reiuonetized. uud nluenil
And Ihni the coulructioii or tho
currency bo stopped at onci!, uud thai
Hut nowei- In einiliael It lio Mknn
from ihe secroliirv of Ibe Ireusui v.
Aud llmt Hut L'ulted Stales liens-
ury notes bu made lej.ul tender lu pay
incut of all debts, nubile nud in I vale.
except where thu obligation lisell du-
mands disebnrgu lu coin.
'i hu nbove resolutions will bo for-
wunleit to tho Missouri dileullnn in
enugress, with tho request to push
forward the principles therein cut
bodied, nud no give leliefuud nid to
the industrial interests of the West.
Tho President sent tho following
nominations lo tho sonuleon tho 17th,
loL'oihci- wiih several hundred other
nl l ie Uu led htati s: lvlwaiilF.
Noyes, Fiance ; James Rtis-scll Low-
ell. Spain : .mini A. llas-mi. Auli u :
Tlioiuas A. OsUnrn. Chili ; Henry, W.
N. Comly. Hnwutun Mauds : Juiiich
M. Luugstou, Liberia.
Senator EdiuiimU bus offered tho
following: -Resolved, That it com-
uiIiipo ol seven senators bo appointed
whose dill ies It shall bo lo luko into
consideration tho slate of thu Iuwh
lespeciliig the ascertaining nud dec-
lamllon ot results ol the election oi
president, uud vice-president of thn
l'ulted Stales, and I tint said commit-
ee nave power iu report uy mil or
In tho senate on tho lGth memorials
from Iho MI-ourl leglsluturn iu lavor
of iho removal of the national ciipitol
t-llie Mississippi valley, nud In rel.i-
Hon to u uutioual system of luveos lor