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CAIRO, ILLINOIS, SUNDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 0, UWX
NEW SEKIES-NO. 198
'l'reaiircr-II. V. Parker.
( IcTk-J. H. I'liilli..
Ciiiiiisclor--Win. II. CilMort.
Marshal-('. I. Arter.
AVtonirV W (. SlcCice.
Police .VJ uli-trnu-- J . .1. Din!.
- HOAllll lit Al.IIMIlIKV. '
F'lrst Wsrd-Oeo. Yoiuiu, Win. u'Ciilluhan.
Second Ward -Wood lUllonhoiiso, N. It, Thistle.-
Tlilril Ward- W. 1'. WrbU. John Wood.
Fourth Ward -rharl.n I. I'allcr, I). J. Foley,
filth Wunl -T. W. llulllday, Urn. Lancaster.
'rrnilt Jinlpn- O. A. darker.
Clreait Clerk- J. A. Hemes.
'ounty Jinliro It. is. Yuruiii.
oiinlv l li'rk -H. J It ii tii in .
Ooiinty Ailonmy -W. c. Mulkcy.
I'oun'.V.'l rcasiir'T-A. J. Aldeii.
Hh.-ritf Jodti Heres.
CoiiMv fotiinilH-'.r.iMTf T. W. UiillMay. si.
Brown. Samuel Hrflcy.
riil('AX V. K.- Fourteenth street, between
Walfim and I cdar streets; serv(-e. Pahhulu 11
ii. m. ami IMty: in.: Minday School J:3fi p. in.
COIKlsTIAS-Eiuhteentli strut; mcetn.; f:ib-
hath lit: Ji. m.; pri-achim: orca-loiftiiiy.
pill ITU IU'1 THE l;EIFKMF.It-(Episropii1)
I.) Fourteen street; .Moruin" prayers Nioili)
r. in.-. -si-iimr ppcr. iai . i.; Sabbutu
chool .1 tt. Hi. Itcv. SI. .1. llllliill I O. lte tor.
MMksT KISION.UY IIAI'TIST IH UcIl.
I -Prcaililigat M:Sii a. iii.,;( i. in . Had i. in.
Sabbath hcmikI at T::m p. ui. lii-v. T. J. shop s,
It'TI! K-'t AN Thlil-'-Tith tr"ii: services Sab
j liatli U a. rn. and :.9i i. in. ; Sirrlay c hoorfa.
III. HrV. filler ' llllcl. Olis'iiir.
T I F.TI
KTIl'vlJla-r -for. Kluhtli nnti Walnut Meets;
f.ilib:it;i J i : jf J. in. uml
Wi.!ii',"l;iv V::i Ii. in.
Imiil. 9 .
1;. r. A. 1'. MKi"on. Jni"t r.
l)!;KSf,yTEUIAN Kit'bth tr.- t: jin-a IiIiju' r.u
1 .'iirttnili t li:iw n. iii. mu) 7".-i p. ytuyii
im-.-uu:' Wi iliii iluv ii! T:'p. ;ii ; Sniii'.uy M-limli
nt:i i. w. hi v. I:. V. ii' ;!. tir.
C:nNl( l-UKK. V.ll !. Il.V,"''i-T - F.ft" I i'i
ntnr'. n Wm'.iiiiI ni.d l'i-ii:r tri'i,i; k r
lrw. btitli t ! umi '. p. Bi.
r. JtiSKI'Ifs -'Hii'i'.'iii !j n!if ) Curu'T n
aiiiL Waliitil tr-!: wtu' Su'.l aii. lli::ii'.
m.: hi -inlay r- iIhmO al 'i i. n. - it-;i .1 ji. a:.; T
vl' Mti'.'V al h p. in.
i ' T. I'ATIIH K S ,'ltnunt' jJbnlici C'lr'niT Ni:ilh
O HlriM-t am! W'al,lii.'tuli n-.'i inn-: '
Im'.li ! V rn-: Vi-p" : m. ; inIav r-.tm
2 p. n..; r. rs .!.- mry ilijr l: f i. m. K'. v. 1'. .!! '.
Arrival uit l licjtartre of Tmins.
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CAIl'. j ANU VIXi T.M'.KS ItAU.Iiur.
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rUI'.O AMI hT. IV S KAU.IIUAII
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Kir'i-Jit Mil 'l:iv. H.lcVl. Mim"'
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nl-al I;.iiiri'-.t'i :',( ai IJjH')1- m-
i riini and I npii.r lnUtl 'llir.iiiuli and Way .Mall
WIi'mjU vL i'l'imi. Calm m'vi Vln-
ni. f and M i --.i-f ii ji ' ii'.Jul Kttiirnai!" ti'iMi at
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wjv .i.ti' f..r N i-niA tiaujt' U.iilriuid rlofK at b
r'l'ini mi.! !-ni.ni!li' Kivc: INiuti.' rlui-a at ::)
. in. da--)' t'i-'it Friday i.
(MR0 it V1NCENNES R.R.
Vit'AT." . f ' - 1
i"1 AI 1 1 l.V'ilE sll"i:TF.ST IU'l TE TO
J M I A VII. I K. l lN'.iNKAlI. KAL
TlMLiliE AMi WASHINGTON.
AUT 1,V TIIK MK'!rriT 'I'M INli.'AN;
.)! Ml AI'Ol.lS.I'llll.Ablil.l'UI.V.SKW
Voltli AM) UUxToS
SIX HOURS SAVED
Owr IniBi of all nlh-r mut.-a nw.lifiii; the nauio
rI'awii-cru liv otbrr Miite U) ncike roiim'i'
tlmiK liimt lidi- iiU'nl'.-llt. wi.itiiiT fioiiiiilii' tilru
11011" in nuiill ct'tnnry i-ijiiloii! Ir imuih ol ton-
T 1 1 1 : r.'Tiiiid Mbe mir4:I.N
a in . iniln. ri acnliii; Kvann-
ville, Indian'iimH". Clii'-itiiint: mnl l.iuiiMiile kiiiiic
rlnv. Tr tlim b.'ivf ami r.rrlve at I'airo ua fnlli :
lall lMM't. 4:l.'i:i.ni.
M, ill arrivea 1,1:1,1 !""
Tlironli tiik.'t.t ami ilnrlia to nil Imiiortaiit
Vl'TMllXKIt HOSWEI.I. Mll.I.r.H.
tit-ii'l I':ih. A'.'ciit. (ii'tieral Mip t,
1.. I!. t'UllU ll. raaHenu'i-r A. iit.
(JA1R0 CITY FERRY CO.
THREE faSIa STATES.
i.KAVK j.KAvna i.rAvra
Fool Koitrlli ft Mlianttrl Lund's. Kentucky l.d'R.
K a. tn. X::k' u. hi, 11 a. in.
10 n. m. Id: in it. in, 11 it.m.
i p. in, p. :n. :) p. m.
I i.m, 4::W p. m, f p, in,
WATl'lli-S. JKWl'I.KY. inc.
"Watchmaker & Jeweler
NO. 10 EIGHTH STREET,
lb'lwsen I'olllMieieliil null I Potl'it 111
Wiishliiejuimvcs., f I tlllW. Ill
FIHB WATCJIWOIIK A SPECIALTY.
C"Kngravlht and nil kind of ri'pulrlnj neatly
' iirAllUludof Solid Jowalry Hindu to order.
( AltrKNTKH AM) ( ON 1'KACTOIJ.
JOHN A. POOR,
Carpenter and Contractoi:,
MIOI" ON TENTH bTISF-ET,
(between Washington mid Walnut.)
Estimates on buildings, on losses liy lire
or otherwise inaeie on short notice.
A I.I. work Intrusted to him will rerelvo jirompt
attention. ud will be executed iu rt st slactory
XI'Y MKAT MAHKKT.
' Hlcnof tba UufTj'.o 1'f.niil.
KOKIILEK lim., I'roprietors,
A full mi l run) plitr r.r;ily of the ln-ft of all
Itiiiil" inrnt niwn' on banil.' Order- filled at anv
liu'ir. iluv ornl.'h;.
-T . :
The Cairo Rox and Raskct Co.
Flooring, Silling. LatluKtc
At the very lowect ra!n.
Ilavinj a Heavy Stock of Lofcrs on Ik-ml,
' We urv pr'iuri.'(l to
SAW OUT SI'E CIAL OKDERA
On Uic kort' iitii oticu.
t Sl'EflAm- mail.- of STEANl liO,T fXMFKK.
1 V Vea.-uniaiiiirni tiiivKI!t. IT DuXMATEItl.U.S
I'rarkiT, auuv I'ni'k'.iil! lloxea Mum , lietiiiiij.
rAINTS. oII. WALL PAPF.H. CTf.
Paints. OilsA'amislit'S, Brusli.'?
Viiulov (Mass, V.'indow Sliatics, Kto.
Ahviivn mi hand tb'-' ca..'b.-at ;d lu.fMiSATl.si.
A n r o r a 'Oil.
ltrW litlil U'HT. Com. I. fVil' I'M 111
XF.w t;r siinp.
m E. INCE,
XEW GUX SHOP.
Cor. Sinh St. mill Cnwmeivial Ave..
CAIKO, : :
Guns, Pistols. Safes and I-ocks Repaired.
Keys Made to order.
CHOKF. DOIMN'ti ONIUlEAt'lI LOADINOCiVNS
All work '.".lariinteed satisfactory, at cheaper rr.tes
than can be olituined at any other pluco 111 the city.
lDcalor in fresh jNIeat.
lletwocu "VaehliiKtoti nml C.'om
liu'ivlal Av., mlioitiing llimtiys.
1 ' F.EPS for salethc be-t Iteef, Pork. Mutton, Veal,
" l.niub. Sausaiie. i.r and Is prepared to terve
families u an aci'eptnblo tiiauiier.
JfKW YORK STORE,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.
The Largest Variety Stock
IX TJIW cn-v
GOODS SOLD VERY CLOSE
C. O. PATIElt co.
WILL CURE RHEU3IATISM.
MIt. A I.flEKT C KOOKEIt. tlio wi ll known drnir-
and upotbeciiry. of Spriip.'vuie, Me., nlwayn ad
vl.e everv one troubled with Uliuuniatlem to try
Head His Statement.
SeiiiNGVAi.E. Mb.. Oct. 14. 1870.
Mu. II. It. Stevi:x:-
Deiir Sir. Fifteen yenra aco Iaat fall I waa taken
Kii kwitii libeuiiiatlcii), was unable to move until
the next April. From that time, until three year
ii'.'o tbla full I aiiflered evervthlnt with rbeumatlnm.
Xoini'iiiiiea there would be week at a time that I
could not ctep one atep: theeo attacks were quite
often. I mi tie red everything that a man could.
Over three yum aga lat fliririK I commenced lak
lot; Veuktisk. and followed it up until I bad taken
ncvi-n liottlea; have had no rheuinatlm pinco that
time. I alwava advice every ono that la troubled
with rlieiiniiit'ii'm to try Vkuktink, and not autli-r
for year a. 1 have done. This statement la uratui
toua an fur as Mr. htuvcim 1 concerned. Yours, etc.
Firm of A. Crooker 4 Co.. Druista &, Apothecaries
HAS EXTIRELY C'UHED 3IE.
, Boston. Oct. Ii. 170.
Mu. I!. II. tevknk:
Dear Sir.-Mydauster. after hnvhiir a sever at
tack of whooplns eolith, was left in u feeble state
ol health. I'.eii . advised by s friend, she tried thu
VtuKTisK, and after usUijiafew bottles, was fully
restore! to liealtll.
I have been a L'reat MiHi r r from rneumiitlsin. 1
have taken secral but I It s if tile VKUCTINK fur this
complaint, and am happy to say it hasntirely cured
me. i nave recoriifiienovo me Lor.nsK 10 oinere
w lib the same pood rosiiOs. It Is a trreat cleanser
ami jiurifyerof the blood: it is pleasant to lake;
uH 1 caa caueriunv recomiis'ini it.
JAMr.S Mui:.sE,:JW Atbeue Street.
UIIEpiATIsJI 1 a DtsFASE of the BLOOD.
The blood. In this disease, is found to contain an
excess of lliirin. YcuATise et by convening the
the blood frrm Its diseased condition to a heullhv
cinulatloiu Vti.KTiNK renlaii stlie bowels, which
is very important in this complaint. ' One bottle of
VK'.e'tink wi l irlve relief. Kutto effect a prrmanetit
cure it rnnsl be taken repnlurir. and niny take sev
eral hotties. especially in cans of lor.;; stuniliiii:.
Vkoetise i" sold by all (irumrist-. Try it. and your
vi rdict will he the same us Ilu! of thousands' ti,--fore
you. lio say. "I nevi-r foind so iiiucli relb-f as
from' the use of Veoetine," w!ik.!i is composed el
ilusively of Harks, Koots and Herbs..
Vr.oi;T:NE."savs a lloston phvsiclan. "ha no
equal as a blood puriner. Ili ariii'.' of il niiinv
uoiidi-rtiil rnres. after all othe r remeiluis had failed.
I visited the laimitory and couviuced luyn-lf of its
Cciiuini- merit It is prepared from barks, rsits
and herbs, each of which is highly cfWilve. and
they are compounded in such a maimer as to pro.
duce ustoLishiuj results,'"
NOTHING EQUAL TO IT.
Soi tii S.U.LM, Mass.. Nov. 11. IKi.
Mn. II. H. Stevens :-
Dear .sir. I have beeii troubled with scrofula,
r. inker, and liver eonipluint for three yirs; notii
iti'i ver did me an L'ood until I commenced usina;
the VeoKTine. 1 consider there is nothlne; equal
to It lor sin fi complaints. C'au heartily recommend
it to evi.rvbiAly. l ours tnilv,
M IIS. LIZZIE M. PAt'KAItD.
So. IS Larauj;e street. South halcin Mas.
R. STEVENS, BOSTON, MASS.
Vegetine is Sold I!y all lriiffjists.
JNSURANCE AGENCY OF
AVeLLS tfc KEPtTH.
T, Poi,.i.i;.m (Of Montreal, fan.)
itlM (.1 V illtiltllllJl ) C
T'l.ifi.-li miMn'.n I lOfToronto. CatO.
j)nriNn Aiiu.xica i Assets. ..i,ioi.wn.;o.
Ii'lliJlLi 1 F'r Marine (Millvlllc. N. J.)
Jl li I JUL A"K'ts.S1.4i'.MK.tM.
rmmiolVi'i 1 ' (Of New York( itV
V OlllIlRH lill , AsseU... J.M5.SH.W).
l'iiim '(Of I'hiladrlphlu; establislied In 1SCH.)
I. UIOII ( Assets. fcl-M.lisMKi.
I IRlIldU S , Assets tUO.WI.SW.
I (Of Frccport, 111 A.
ltlSKS WH1TTEN AT FA I It KATES.
Otllco in Alcx;iutU'r Comity Bank.
n frn I XT I
i i a i ' i i i & i
1 WiA I I
Dry Goods and (!!othing,
ROOTS AND SH'ES,
CARPETS AND OIL CLOTHS,
Commwlnt Avnntto. 1 PoifA Til
Corner Klltlh Hreet I VUll Vj HI
3LVRKET8 BY TELFitRAril
LivEftrooL, February 8. 3:00 r. m.
Wheat dull, Winter, s ttl(2il)s; Spring,
Gh lOilOiSa; California average, Si 8d(Ju
Id; California clul, 8 lld0s4d. Corn
new, 4a ld&U Sd. C irn old, 23d.
NEW VOHK (UtAlN.
New York, r. l.iunry 8, 12 :00 r. m.
Wheat Quiet-No. 2 Chicago, $1 001 01 ;
No. 2 Milwaukee, 1 020101); Red Win
ter, $1 00(2,1 0i); No. 2 Ited Winter,
1 081 08; No. 2 Amber, $t 08 t 08..
Corn Quiet steamer, No. 3, 44Jji No.
Clirr-Hf!' GJtALS AND I'llODUCE.
Ciiicaoo, February 8, 10:00 a. m. Pork
March, $9 70; April, 3 90. Corn
March, APri, )Ia.v 'Wi
Wdieat March, 8888Ji; April, 89,'4'.
Ciiicaoo, February 8, 12 if. Pork
March, -9 82J; April, $'j Jl. Corn
March, ai'; April, i)'i&2'2-i, May, W;.
Wheat March, 8): April, 8989'.
Chicago, February 8, 2:130 p. m. Pork
February, f.) To; March, 9 82)0 8.1;
April, t).1fe9 97J.a'. Corn February,
31 4'; Much, ;)V'a April, 32; May,
335 ;u; Wheat-February, 87J4'; March,
88(&.88i; April, 89i8'&88!4'.
THE ILLINOIS CAPITAL.
.Special to the Times-Journal.
Spkiofiki.i:, 111., February 7. The first
morni'.i; hour of the senate wtis taken up
to-day in discussing Senator Hamilton'!)
resolution providing for the ftjipouitment of
a revenue commission to doctor the Illinois
reveniK law, which was participated In by
SeuutoB Whitting and Archer.
Tlio jvttter was on motion ref'rreil to
the r-'V'Tiue committee. A memorial was pre
sotited from the lawyeis of the ninth judicial
district, in which more judicial facilities
are tkod for.
A lively racket was then had on Senator
Herman's bill, providing for the appoint
ment of stenographers for the taking and
presentation of evidence by Judges of the
circuit court and Judges of the supreme
court of Cook county.
The senate then adjourned until 10
o'clock Monday morning.
In tie house, this morning, Mr. Truesdale
offered a resolution of condolence with Rep
reseut.iive Wnl!, of Macoupin, in the re
cent lois of Ids wife by death, which was
Mr. Meyer presented a resolution provid
ing fortiie sending of a special committee
of live to Chicago to inquire into the condi
tion of the working classes.
Mr. Lew, of Ford, is gaining the repu
tation (f being the champion investigator.
Heis tie leader of the small National
Greenbtck party in the house, and he has
conchuid that he can best serve his con
stituents by looking into things gouerally
that prea iit an ugly or suspicious appear
ance To-da; Mr. Frew put in another resolu
tion callhjf for an investigation of the com
plaint of John Calvin against the Jackson
ville Insaio Asylum for acts of cruelty of
which li- was the sufferer. The matter
was dispised of by amending the resolution
providing for a sub-committee to make the
The secretary of the state board of agri
culture irJ'ormed the house to-day by letter
that the cattle of the state were in good
health am1, doing well.
Mr. Wheeler introduced a resolution
stating that 2 50 per 1,000 feet of gas is
too much to pay, and asked that the com
mittee on contingent expenses make in
quiry us to the expediency of the state
making its own gas in its own way.
Mr. Toinpson, of Will, entertained the
house with a resolution reciting that the
Industrial University at Champaign was
reported us not being managed according
to law, and calling on the house to instruct
the committee on education to investigate
the institution. Referred to committee on
I Ir. Harts, of Login, followed with a
resolution reciting similar charges against
the deaf and dumb asylum at Jacksonville
and calling for an itemized statement of
expense;, aud whether employes of the in
Htitution were paid for services when they
weit' absent. This has reference to the
charge that Dr. Gillett. supcriiiteudciil,
ih't'iv salary during his absence in Europe
lust year. The resolution was adopted.
)lr. MelJi id'j offered the followiug pream
ble and resolution, which wits referred to
tln'coiumilte on revenue.
Wiieukas. There now exists a very
largo n mount of individual indebtedness
throughout the ntute bearing t higher rato
ot interest than uuy business will justify in
tint present depressed condition ot business
mutters which fact ha a tendency to pro
vont Huch revival of t!iu business iudustrlea
as the best interest of our state demand:
Wukiikas, While a dollar in money has a
greater purchasing Mwer now than it had
heretofore, this fact does not lessen the
amounts of any debts which have hereto
fore been contracted, but, on the contrary,
does iner. use the Lmrdjns of the debtor
WiiKitEAP, It is a mutter of first import
ance that the dcbtim class should have such
relief as is within the power of this Assem
bly to provide for; and,
VViii;iu;as, Under our present revenue
laws the debtor class is in many instances
required to pay taxes upon property for
which they may wholly owe, while the
creditor also virtually pay-, upon the same
property; and experience having shown
that it is next to impossible to Irtune any
revenue law that will enable all debtors to
get their just credit without the same giv
ing an apportutiity for it large class of per
sons to evade listing all of their property
which should be assessed; and,
Vi'iU-itEAS, As the debtor class are vertu
a:y paying double taxes upon all their in
terest bearing indebtedness, first, on tax
upon the property for which they own; and
secondly, high enough interest so 'as to pay
the interest ttnd tux upon the note, which
his credit' r holds against hi m; ttnd.
Whekeas, a sufficient reduction of inter
est upon all individual iinl'-btedness would
turnisli immediate react 'to tee debtor
Whkkeas, The improved real estate of
Illinois, where the soil is inexhaustible, and
the bounty, quality and quantity of its pro
duction, and the industries of its citizens
are unsurpassed anywhere, should, with
proper legislation, turnisli as good security
as could reasonably be desired by the most
careful of investors, and thereby procure
for the debtor class of this State the use of
money at as low a rate of interest as the
same can be had fir anywhere; therefore,
Resolved. That the committee on revenue
be instructed to report an amendment to our
present revenue law which shall exempt
front taxation all notes of hand secured by
a mortgage or deed of trust, running for a
period of one year or longer, and dated
after the 2d of Slay, 179. and drawing a
rate of interest not exceeding 7 per cent.
The house adjourned to meet at
o'clock to-morrow morning.
Special to the Times-Journal.
Wasmxotox, February 7. A majority
of the finance committee of the senate have
at last agreed upon a reduction of the tax
oti tobacco from 24 to 10 cents. They will
also recommend that snuff be reduced from
32 to 24 ceuts. Cigars to remain un
changed. The Report h-HI he submitted
the senate as soon as it can be prepared,
and the fj 'tends of the measure will endeavor
to secure speedy action upon it. It will be
made to take effect March'4. Inasmuch
as it has been repeatedly stated by certain pa-IR-rs
noted more for their ability to misrepre
sent public men than for enterprise in fur
nishing news, that Senator Voorhees was the
only member of the committee who favored
this reduction, it is proper that all of the
members who have been able to give the
matter tli3 attention that so intricate a suli
ject demands, now fully concur iu his
views and believe with him that the pro
posed reduction will result in a large in
crease of revenue. Senator Voorhees has
been outrageously misrepresented in this
matter, but the action of the committee is
a complete answer to the insinuations in
dulged iu against him.
T 11 K HEIU.IN MISSION.
The appointment of Governor. Ilartranft
to the Philadelphia post office reduces the
number of candidates for the Berlin mission,
and is thought by many to have removed
the most formidable competitor that ex
Senator Henderson had. Unless the presi
dent is overruled by politicians. Mr. Hen
derson's appointment is almost certain.
THE ANTI-CIIlNESi: HILL.
The senate committee on foreign rela
tions have agree t.) report w ithout recom
mendation the aiiti-chinese bill passed by
the house. The senate will take up the
consideration of it on thu 11th inst.
liELVA LOCKWOOU'S I'd LI..
Senator McDonald introduced what is
known as the Bclva Lockwootl bill which
provides that women my be admitted to
practice in the United States supremo
Senator Edmunds objected to the consid
eration ot thu matter in the absence ot
Senator Thnrinan, but despite his opposi
tion it passed the senate by a decided ma
Mrs. Lockwood, who was in the gallery
when the vote was taken, was highly ela
ted, and said it was "a long stride toward
the recognition of the right ot women to
to win bread by the same means allowed
from the committee on coinage, weights
and measures, to make silver convertible
into greenbacks, was offered in the house
to-night, but there was no quorum.
A ('aud. To all who are stillcring from
the errors and indiscretions of youth, ner
vous weakness, early decay, loss of man
hood, &o., I will semi a recipe- that will cure
you, Fit km of t'UAitoE. This great remedy
was discovered by a missionary in SoiPh
America. Send a half-addressed envelope to
thu Rev.JoMcru T. Inman, Station D. lliblo
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ORERLY BEFORE THE PRESS GANG.
TIIK NEWSPAPER IS NOT THE l.KAUEUOFPCli-
l.w sentiment; hct is mehkly a ciiaft
THAT FLOATS ALO.NO mil THE OENEllAL
CfllltKNT OK PUI1IJC OPINION.
In his address of welcome to the Illinois
Press Association that met in Springfield,
on Thursday last, Col. Harlow employed
the following language:
It is my opinion that the avocation of an
editor, be his sphere limited or extended,
is vastly more effective, so far ns mould
ing public opinion is concerned than that
of the school teacher or the preacher of the
gospel, and capable of sowing more good
or evil seed that will spring up, bud. blos
som and bear good or evil fruit than that
of any other profession or calling on earth."
During an address which Mr. John II.
Oberly delivered before the convention on
thu following day, ho said :
I do not believe with my friend that tho
newspaper forms public, opinion, ami iu
this convention I find the proper place to
give a few of rny reasons for this peculiar
After referring to t!ie presence of tiic 1
Doctors of Mediciue, and, tiie Agricultural
ists who hud recently convened in Spring
field luv they had claimed that without
men to follow the avocations to which they
respectively belonged, the world would
have been a failure; lio-.v tii"(y had set up
the claim that they were the be. t of the
hind, and that upon tli 'tu should descend
the favor., of the gods ;md men, Mr. Oberly
proceeded as follows :
And now the Press Association is here
ready to prove that tho newspaper editor is
the great, figure ot the times. Ene.lt o. you
has a pn.ising trumpet by his side not
visible to tae natural eve, but there never
theless and lie is ready to blow it long
and loud, proclaiming that we ant the lead
ers of men. I used to wear a trumpet f.C
that kind, but I took it off and threw it-
away sometime ago. Certain truths got
into my mind and therein worked disillu
sion drove out of it the egotism that had
induced mc to believe that the newspaper
editor was Archimedes, with lever and ful
crum, moving society. And, now, that wo
are the mohleis of public sentiment the
creators of public opinion is one ot the.
things I don't know about printing.
But I pray you t not understand me as
implying any disparagement of the Press.
I appreciate too highly its great import
ance as tt factor in the development of the
capabilities of the human race. It is it
blessing to the world. It is often the voice
of wrongs crying for redress and of rights
demanding recognition. It is the tongue of
every interest of mankind, With it we.
"Summon from the slmdowv pnsf
The forms thnt onco huvu bueu."
It is a mirror that reflects to the eye tho
present scenes of every part of the bustling
world. It is a mountain of prophecy into
which we may go and hear whisperings of
the wonderful to be. It. is the wire of a
weird telephone connecting the past with
the present, and of which books arc the
ear-pieces. Take up this or that volume
and the great men of the past will speak
to you. Across the ocean of centuries that
are gone you may hear orators, philosophers,
statesmen and reformers speaking as they
spoke in the flesh may hear in the rudo
cabins of the West, as well as in the grand
palaces of the East, for the telephone of
the press runs from the past to every whero
in the present that books are..
The press is indeed a great instrumantal
ity in human developement. I do not tako
issue with the poet that calls it l,the second
ark." But it is powerful only liecausc it
gives to great minds seeking utterance the
opportunity to speak to groat audiences. Iu
itself it has no power. It cannot, in tho
hands of unthinking, be made to utter
thought. Under the control of the weak,
it is as feeble as a child ;'of the fearful, at
cowardly as Falstatf; of the corrupt, ns
treacherous ns Judas. J.'nfortunatcly, tho
great thinkers of the t'uno do not reach the
public through what is known ns the news
paper press; and it is lamentably true that
too many newspaper editors arc either weak,
cowardly, corrupt or ignorant, and that
some are all of these aggregated into amass
of unnamcable immorality. Of course, thero
is much great ability, sterling honesty iind
unswerving moral bravery turning newspa
per editors; hut nevertheless, the fact re
mains that the newspaper is not what my
friend, Col. Harlow, asserts it to be, tho
leader of public sentiment the creator of
The little great man goes to the littlo
editor in his sanctum, ami says: "Don't;
the party will not tolerate such expres
sions." And the little editor obeys.
The really great man goes to tho really
great editor, and says: "Don't; rhe purty
will not tolerate such expressions.'' Aud
the great editor obeys.
The voice of the public, says to tho indo.
pendent editor, great or little : "Don't; tho
people will not tolerate suoh expressions."
And tho independent editor obeys.
The fact is, the newspaper is the chtinnel
through which popular opinion pours its
great floods, and the editors, floating In
their little boats ot self conceit, paddling
with their small oars, fondly believo they
are making the mighty current run. To
tho man on shore looking nt theui.they up
pear us ludicrous as Mrs. Partington was
when she attempted to sweep hack with
her broom the swelling waves of tho Atlan
Tho newspaper press is to popular opin
ion what his three dogs were to the prin
ces rescuing youth of tho fairy tale.
Hut giants ot the mountains had carried
off tho three fair daughters of tho King,
aud proclamation had ttccn made that their
rescuer should have thu iuirest in marringu
and half the kingdom. A youth of that
country, to fortune and to fame unknown
longed to win tho reward thm promised;
but being poor ho was powerless.
One day ait old man gave him three won
derful dogs; "Hold," who would hold
whatever ho wn desired to hold; "Tear,"
who would tear whatever ho was bill to
tear; and "Qiiieh-oar" whoso sonso of near
CON TINUED 0 TUIRO PAOK.