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The uutmtry is now entering npon a Presi dential Campaign which will, perhaps, be the most exciting that has been known since IS6O. It is now morally certain that the only candidates in the field for the Presidency will he Horace Greeley and Ulysses S. Grant. Thr Chicago Tribune will sup port Greeley and Brown for President and Vice-President, on the Cincinnati Platform; and the weekly campaign edition will be fur nished from the 15th of May to the 15th of November, or for any shorter time, at the following extremely low rates: One copy $0.50. Ten copies...... A6O. Twenty-five c0pie5......... 10.00. Send in yonr orders. Bemittances may he made either by draft express. Post Office order, or in registered letters, at onr risk. Address The Tribune Company, Chicago, Illinois, SENATOR TRUMBULL AT SPRINGFIELD. Mr. Tramhull r s speech at Spring field was devoted chiefly to the exposure of two of the shams of the Grant party in this campaign. These are the packing of the Investigating Committees at Wash ington, last winter, by the GraufcEing of Congressmen, so as to make them consist of men pledged to conceal the evils they were ostensibly appointed to expose; and the false statement of the current expenses of our Government, so as to make it ap pear that they are lower jar capita now than they; were before the war, whereas the truth is, that in 18C0 our expenses, exclusive of interest on the public debt and pensions, were 81.85 per capita to our population, while in 1870 they were 83.80 per capita, or rather more than twice as T high, The statement of Senator Trumbull, that certain Committees of Investigation, moved by himself and others in the Sen ate, and by Governor Blair and others in the House, wore pacleil, will have the full force of the highest testimony of which the nature of the case admits. By the term “ packed, ■’ we understand that influ ences hostile to these investigations, but afraid to avow their hostility before the people, caused the Committees to be com posed, not of impartial men, nor of the average material of Con gress, but' of men specially selected to screen from exposure all the appointees of Grant. Whatever has been learned of the misconduct of Murphy, Loot and Stocking, Casey, Eobeson, etc., through these Committees, has been learned in spite of the unfair appointment of the Committees. Yet the investiga tions were substantially successful in spite of the packing; for Murphy was compelled to resign; the Administration were shamed into a pretence of removing Lcet and Stocking, though they have not done it in fact; Casey has been on the verge of resignation for two months; Eobeson is shown to have paid $03,000 illegaEy on the Secor claims, besides being concerned in a whole nest of little jobs, such as neither Abraham Lincoln nor Andrew Johnson wonld have tolerated for a mo ment ; and Crcswell, without any investi gation, shines forth as the hero of the Chorpenning claim ($443,000), which he ordered paid after Administrations, Con gresses, and Courts had ten times succes sively overruled it, and which was only prevented from being paid by a resolution of Congr ess forbidding the Treasury De partment from obeying Creswell's order. Again; the investigation into the sale of Government arms by onr War andXavy Departments to the French Government, proved not only that such arms were sold and delivered after our Government was notified that its purchasers were agents of the French Government, but that the Springfield Arsenals were kept running to manufacture rrew arms for this purpose. Indeed, the plea given in justification of the sale was, that it would keep these arsenals busy. When we consider all that has been accomplished by these Investigating Com mittees. whose members were so carefully blindfolded and gagged in the interests of Giantism and fraud," we are naturally prone to ask what would have bceuthe exposures had the Committees been appointed fairly. If an investigation by- IT owe. Scott, and Buckingham, friends of Murphy, sends Murphy reeling, what might not have resulted from an investigation by Trumbull and Governor Blair, who did not believe in Murphy ? If an inquiry by unwilling investigators proves that Robe son paid $93,000 to the Secors illegally, plight not an inquiry by impartial judges have discovered what arguments were used to influence the judgment of this ob scure Camden attorney, and whether the hints concerning that mysterious lady and the Now Year's gift, that leaked into this case through Gideon Welles" testimony, might not have been shown to be essen tial parts of it? The Liberal Republicans were driven into an attitude of hostility to the Grant organization by their firm efforts to pre vent shams, abuses, and rottenness from being so perpetrated by Republicans as to disgrace the whole party. “ But," as Governor Oglesby franklj- said of the Grant party in bis Springfield speech, “ we don’t intend to be purified ; it’s a danger ous thing for any man to attempt to make the Grant party bettertban God made it.” The caucus of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House, in appointing these Commit tees of Investigation, obeyed the behests of a “ Grant Ring” in Congress so far as to appoint them in violation of the spirit and essence of Parliamentary law. This fact alone, had no investiga tions been had, would have convicted the responsible managers of the Grant party of having altogether too much to conceal. They enter on this campaign boastful of the past achievements of the Republican party, nine-tenths of whose credit is due To Republicans who are now either dead or in the Liberal ranks ; silent as to any future jiolicy; silent as to the evils which have been exposed in their midst; and relying wholly on an assumed mental and moral sluggishness which prevents a cer tain class of Republicans from forming any independent opinions of their own concerning a regularly-nominated candi date. The lu'cmvy Journal is just now a great Mick lor for regularity in politics, and is particularly severe on bolters. It cannot have escaped the memory of the public that two or three years ago the Journal joined in the most tremendous “ bolt" from regular- nominations that tlris city and count}- ever witnessed, and that its editor and pr oprietor figured as Secretary of the Citizens’ Committee, —the result of which was the election of three Democrats to the Constitutional Convention, a Demo cratic City Treasurer, a Democratic City Collector, a Democratic City Attor ney, a Democratic County Judge, and no end of Democratic Aldermen and Supervisors. 'Whatever encouragement and countenance have been given to bolting in this city and count}’, the Evening Jour nal is largely responsible for. Whatever familiarity Republicans have acquired with Democratic tickets, the Journal has helped to create. Its present denuncia tions of the crime of bolting are hollow and brazen. An old brass kettle is some times used to drive bees back into their hive. Tlris is the present utility of the Evening Journal, KOEEHEH AS AH ARISTOCRAT. The Grant organs, wanting something fo Bay against Governor Koernor, have, hy common Consent, united in calling him an aristocrat. They do not mean hy this that Mr. Koerucr favors a monarchy, or the establishment of an order ot nobility, or the granting of special privileges to particular families or persons. The charge of aristocracy rests upon the fact that Governor Kocrncr is a scholar, a man of high legal attainments, a_student of history, a man of dignified bearing ; wears a clean sliirt; is neat in Ids dress ; does not use profau. aud vul gar language : docs not become intoxicated in private or public; and esteems his time too valuable to bo wasted on loafers. In otfioc and out of office, on the bench aud at the bar, and at all times, he is the same quiet, cordial, frank, and courteous gen tleman. He never entertains bar-room gatherings with obscene stories. lie treats all men politely, aud expects himself to he treated in the same way. Therefore, he is termed an aristocrat. If the supporters of General Oglesby in sist that a man who conducts himself as Governor Koemer does, in jmblic and private, must of necessity be an aristo crat, the inference is, that General Ogles by is something else. We think the State of Illinois, with a population nearly as great as that of the American Union when Washington was made President, will not consider it an objection to a candidate for Governor that he is decorous in his de portment ; nor do we think that the want of bad language will be considered a fatal defect in the qualifications for the office. The State of Illinois has once experienced the pain and mortifi cation of having an intemperate man Gov ernor, and of having the same mortifica tion deepened by the transfer of the ine briate to the United States Senate. The people who remember poor Yates will not think it an objection to Mr. Koerner, as Governor, that he never gets drunk, and that there is no man who ever knew him to be in this state, or in any other state where his friends had reason to blush for him. We think the German voters of Blinois will hardly consider it a compliment to have it stated that a true representative of their nationality must be a rowdy or a loafer; and that they repu diate any man of scholarly attainments and judicial,distincfion, wheat the same time is a gentleman in all his habits and speech. The GermausofthisState didnot support Governor Yates because of his conviviality, nor will they think less of Koemer because he never makes public exhibitions of vulgarity. The American newspapers who object to Koemer because he is at all times a dignified gentleman, do injustice to the German population by insisting that, for this reason, the Gorman voters of Blinois dislike him, and will give their support to Oglesby, who is not afflict ed with such “aristocratic” pretensions. It is objected, also, that no German has ever been elected Governor of any State in this country, and that the Eepublicans of Blinois will not consent to have the precedent established here. This, of course, is but a revival of the old doc trine of Henry Wilson, that citizens of foreign birth should hold no office. The people of Blinois, of both parties, have heretofore disregarded this narrow rule. The first Lieutenant Governor of this State was a Frenchman, Pierre Menard. Twenty years ago, the people of this State, by an unusuaUy large majority, elect ed Mr. Koerner Lieutenant Governor. In 1860, the people of Blinois elect ed Francis A. Hoffman, of this city. Lieutenant Governor, no one objecting to Mr. Hoftinan because of his German birth. In Wisconsin, the people elected Mr. Salomon Lieutenant Governor by a full majority; he succeeded as Governor, and proved to be one of the best and most accomplished Govemois that State ever had. In California, John G. Downey, a citizen of Irish birth, was elected Lieu tenant Governor, and succeeded as Gov ernoi', —the place of his nativity not attracting the least attention. It is not true, therefore, that there has never been a Governor of foreign birth in any State. The Constitutions of all the States make them eligible, and in the instances we have named they have served as Lieu tenant Governors and Govexnoi’S. The office of Senator is generally esteemed higher than that of Governor. Surely nobody fills the office of Senator more creditably than Carl Schurz. The citizens of Hlinois who do not per mit their partisan prejudices to run away with their judgment, will remember that Mi'. Koeincr came to this country an ac complished scholar and jurist, forty years ago, settling in Belleville, St. Clair County. With the modesty which befits a gentle man, he has never sought any office. He was unanimously selected by the bar and appointed Justice of the Supreme Court. From this office he retired to resume Ids practice, and was again, against his wishes, made Lieutenant Governor. After a period of sendee in the war, he was sent by Mr. Lincoln—as a tribute to his emi nent qualifications—as Minister to Spain. This office he also resigned, lie has refused numerous offers ofau elec tion to Congress. With talents and quali fications fitting him for the highest offices, he has always been unobtrusive. In 1868, he consented to serve as an Elector on the Grant ticket, and was, by unanimous con sent, made President of the Electoral body. The present nomination has been forced upon him,—he and his friends seeking to have Governor Palmer or Judge Trum bull accept the position. We very much mistake public sentiment if the mere ac cident of birth or the charge of “ aristoc racy will prejudice any portion of the people of Hlinois against a man with a public history and record like that of Gus tavus Koeiner. MOHION ON FINANCE. Senator Morton, in his Indianapolis speech, said that, if Horace Greeley's finan cial views concerning' resumption of specie, payment and the sale of gold should he carried out, they would bring nun on the country. The best financiers in the coun try difior with Morton in this respect. As to specie-payments, Mr. Greeley holds that the gold value of a greenback depends on the degree of confidence the public have that it will be redeem ed. - Now, so long as tno Government an nounces that it will not attempt to redeem it, it is not remarkable that it should Stand at 10 per cent discount. But, sup pose the Government, with $100,000,000 of gold in the Treasury, should offer to re deem its greenbacks at par, would they not go up to par ? Chief Justice Chase, a far abler financier than Morton, thinks they would, and has always thought so since 1805. The New York Chamber of Com merce, by its resolutions in favor of im mediate resumption, indicates that its opinion is that of Chase on this question. Who can tell whether it would or not" Nobody, until the experiment has been fried. The experiment could be very easily tried. It would consist in a plump oiler by Government to redeem greenbacks at par in gold. This would cause some to send their greenbacks in for redemption. They would get the gold. What would they do with it? Sell it for greenbacks ? Thoy could not do that so long as the holder of greenbacks could take them to the Treas ury and get their face. What thou would they do with their gold? Deposit it in bank? It . would count for no more there than the specie. Would they fxpoit it? Very likely, so long as the greenbacks coiilu L'S bought below par in gold. But what holder of greenbacks will sell them for less than par in gold when he can got par in gold at the Treasury V The theory of Chase, and the Now York Chamber of Commerce, is, that, ns in all cases lof bank-suspension, the direct effect of the act of redeeming is to inspire such a confidence in the minds of bill-holders that the gold is not called for. Should the experiment fail on trial,by eausiugeithcr too long a tightness and locking up of greenbacks, or too largo an export of gold, the worst result that could happen would be, that the Govern ment, after redeeming for a few weeks, would have to revert to its present position by suspending again. Wo as sume that, the greenbacks received by it are repaid in sufficient quantities to cause no contraction in the circulation. This is an experiment which the President proba bly has not the power to try without the authority of Congress, and which, if he had the power to try, he might not think it expedient to tiy, even though he believed it would succeed. But, if it be founded on sound premises, then certain ly our National credit is dishonored by the refusal of the Government to take its own promises at par, when it is entirely unnecessary that it should be so. As to the gold hoard of $100,009,000 steadily kept in the Treasury by Secretary Bontwell, for no financial reason what ever, the ablest financiers in the country agree with Mr. Greeley pretty unani mously, that this single blunder is a loss to the Government, and hence to the tax-payers, of the interest on the whole sum, or about six millions a year. Thus is the Treasury Department, under Grant, throwing away in four years $34,000,000, a sum one-fourth more than the entire Alabama Claims. Might it not be well to substitute one or two of Mr. Greeley’s ideas, even on finance, for such an entire lack of ideas ? FOURTH COH GBESSIOItAL DISTRICT. In the Fourth Congressional District of this State a fierce battle has been raging for some years, between the supporters and opponents of General Farnsworth. The objections raised against General Farnsworth, who is really ono of the ablest, most effective, and most independ ent members of the United States Con gress, are based partly upon the use which he has made of the Government patronage of Iris district, and partly upon certain alleged personal delinquencies, which, however, do not relate to his official action as a Eepresentative. In Winnebago County, particularly, the opposition to Farnsworth had become so deep-seated and intense that it was freely alleged that, if he were nominated by the Eegular Convention, the other side wonld bolt and carry the county for Gree ley. We are not prepared to say exactly how this opposition originated. Wo think that it was respectable in character,—it was certainly respectable in the person of Mr. William Lathrop, of Eockford, who was chosen to head the anti-Farnsworth movement. But we have a clear convic tion that, if Mr. Farnsworth had never had a Post Office, or a Eoute Agency, or an As sessorship, or a single scrap of Federal patronage to dispose of, his hold upon the district would bo much stronger than it now is. The District Convention was held at Elgin, on Thursday last, and is described as rather a disorderly affair. General Farnsworth had carried the Counties of Kano and McHenry (21 rotes), Mr. Lathrop had secured Winnebago and Boone (17 votes), and Mx-. Dustin had secured DeKalh (9 votes). The delegates voted in this way seventy-eight times, except that the DeKalh men tlirew their votes once or twice for Mr. Charles Kellum. On the eightieth ballot, General Stephen A Hurlbut, of Boone County, received twenty-five votes, being a majority of the Convention, and was declared the nomi nee ; after which he made a characteristic speech. General Hurlbut is a man of grossly in temperate habits, unless he has improved at the Bogota reformatoxy, and his rec ord as a member of the Illinois Legisla ture is not of the most fragrant charac ter. He will be neither so efficient nor so reputable a Congressman as General Farnsworth. And so ends the most re spectable and determined effort of the Republican party in this State to “ pm-ify itself.’" The district has the heaviest Re publican majority of any in the Union, being over 13,000; but, if General Hurlbut fancies that he is going to walk over the course, he will find himself mistaken. Somebody will get after him. The Phiiadetphia Platform declares for Protection, under the hypocritical pretence that it will raise the wages of labor. There is a vast deal of hosh current about the “ pauper labor ” of Europe, and the way in which it is ever rendered poorer by the workings of Free-Trade. We glean from the New York Evening Foei a few statistics hear ing upon this point. In 1811, before the era of Free-Trade, the working classes of Great Britain had on deposit in the Savings Banks $122,573,445. In 1870. they had $305,082,135. This, the surest test of prosperity, shows that the wages of English laborers have steadily increased. Not only have they increased in money, hut in value, in purchasing power. In. 1812, wheat was £0 Gs. Cd. a quarter: barley, £3 Os. 9d. a quarter; and oats, £2 Is. Cd. a quarter. In 1870, the corresponding prices were £2 os. lOd.: £ll4s. 7d.; and £l2s. lid. All other articles of food and all manufactured wares ate also far lower than before the repeal of the Tariff. The only class of American workingmen who are better off, in point of comfort, than their English rivals, are onr agriculturists. Their prosperity ia the effect of onr natural advantages for grain and fruit-growing,—advantages great enough to more than counterbalance even onr insen sate system of protecting the monopolistand robbing the people. The Grant organs are exulting in the ac quittal of Rev. Brother-In-Law Cramer by a Methodist Connell. By many Danish and German papers, onr Minister at Copenhagen had been accneed of gross errors ; that he bad been refused admittance to a Copenhagen club which has always numbered among its members the whole diplomatic corps of chat city, and this by a nearly unanimous vote: that he had been arrested by the police, while engaged in a vulgar brawl In the ves tibule of the Opera House; and that he had insulted a brother Minister at the latter’s own table. These, and many other kindred charges, have been mode against him. The THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE; SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 1872. Connell which professed to investigate them heard not a single witness for the prosecu tion. It read letters from two or three Danes, and then resolved that Brother Cramer was guiltless. Of all legal forces, an Ecclesiastical Court is the greatest. Its con venient blindness, its flagrant injustice (as in the case of Dr. Lanahan vs. the Methodist Book Concern), and its power of whitewash ing, are only excelled by the display of those qualities in the Grant Committee on the Now York Custom Honse. A New York paper publishes a letter from one of tbo men on strike, in which he says: I a working man and a married man. and I tMnk it about time that wo formed a Married Man's Association, to protect us from th* young men tbat belong to ibe Unions. Ae a body, they are tbo poorest workmen at tbe trades. They don't care mnob about work, but we have wives and families, and they must be provided for. Let ns call a meeting for that purpose, and it will he well attended, and act for onrselve e. It is becoming more evident, every day, that a large proportion of these men have struck, not because they wish to do so, but because they have felt bound to stand by their Association, The lesson of their fail ure will not be lost upon them. Many of them will doubtless hasten to emancipate themselves from the degrading system which makes an American citizen a mere puppet in the hands of a few designing schemers. A man's wife and children have higher claims upon him that all his fellows can have, and it is his duty to provide for them, no matter what rashly-given promises he may break. General Logan, in his speech in the Senate in reply to Senator Sumner, had the good taste to make, and afterwards to print, the following statement: I will repeat a remark that I heard that he (the President) bad made onoe, that perhaps ha* aroused tbo anger of the Senator to some extent. A gentleman onoe said to the President that the Senator from Massachusetts did not altogether believe the Bible. The President quietly said there was a reason for that, and that was, that be did not write it himself. This specimen of the extraordinary wit of the President is onlyeqnalled by the conun drum of Senator Logan himself, which for two years he has been propounding and answering to everybody at Washington. It is something like this: “ Why is the present Administration like an old brass kettle T Give it up * Because it has so many Dents in it.” As wits, it is difficult to decide whether Grant excels Logan, or Logan ex cels Grant. There are a few men in the country who be lieve that Universal Amnesty and Civil Ser vice Reform are worthless, unless accompa nied by Free-Trade. They would rather have no loaf at all than two-thirds of it. Con sequently, they announce their determination to support Grant in preference to Greeley. We commend to their consideration the fol lowing comment of the Chicago Journal on the Philadelphia Platform: “ The seventh plank is the plainest possible indorsement of Protection.” This is the echo of Forney's equally forcible statement. Cincinnati of fers Universal Amnesty and Civil Service Re form, and Free Trade if a popular majority wishes it. Philadelphia offers limited Am nesty and sham Civil Service Reform, and Free Trade, if two-thixda of Congress wish es it. ' The last Legislature of New Jersey passed a very unjust law, by which capital em ployed in the manufacture of beet sugar was exempted from taxation. The' (pre sumable) fact that it does not pay to engage in this industry without a rebate of taxes shows that both capital and labor can be more profitably employed in some other oc cupation. This law, therefore, not only in creases the cost of the State Government to every citizen not engaged in this busi ness, but it injures the productive power of the State by diverting money, and conse quently men, from the employments in which they would have most effect. It is had enough to be obliged by the Federal Government to pay taxes to monopolists, without having the States take a hand in the little game of plunder. The Spaniards are caricatnringthelr young King in a very irreverent way. Many of the little match-boxes which all cigarette smokers carry, have on them a sketch of a dog, with a tin pan tied to his tail, running at full speed. In this, the head of Amadeus is substituted for that of the dog, and the legend underneath runs: “Hoad to Italy.” One of tbe Spanish papers published lately this advertisement: Notice—A young man is about to run away, with bis month’s wages paid in advance. Aged 26. middle size, squints, chestnut colored hair, wears beard, face ditoolored by night-watching. On tbe whole, ugly. This unpleasant description of the King was followed by editorial comments on the wickedness of each a young man, and con jectures as to who he could be. American housekeepers will breathe more freely at the Intelligence that the strike of the servants of Dundee has proved a lament able failure. When the dreaded organiza tion whicn was to perfect the tyranny of maid over mistress opened its books for re cruits, just seven domestics enrolled their names. Then the Secretary and the Treas nrer declined to serve without pay. Their withdrawal redneed the society to such slim dimensions that the remaining members wilted under the storm of ridicule, and gave np their attempt. The great difficulty seems to have been, that the women would not trust each other with the admission fees and dues. They wanted a man to manage the affair, and, not getting one, they failed. General Logan defends General Grant's appointment of relatives to office by insist ing that it is a duty enjoined on him as a Christian. Logan thus argues; I admit that he baa appointed some of hia rela tives to office; but I want the Senator from Mas sachusetts to point hia Huger to the law that for bids that being done. If it la not in violation of law, is there anything that shows that It is in vio lation of good morals i It seems to me, for a man to take care of hia own household is not in viola tion of good morals. It certainly la in violation of no law; and I believe we are told that "H. who providfcth not for hia own household bath denied tbe faith, and is worse than an infidel.” Good for our John! The historic saddler, who, by stealing his goods ready-made, undersold hiacomnetitor, who only stole his materials and made them up himself, has been equalled by a saloon keeper of Blddeford, Maine. This genius bonght a stock of whiskey on credit. When the State Constabulary seized it, he went into bankruptcy and got a release from his debts. Then he stole the liqnor from the guileless Constabulary, sold it, and de camped with the proceeds. The Deutsche BauzeUung, of Berlin, says that the mason and carpenter of a boildlog which fell while in process of erection have been sentenced to two years' imprisonment, if the law under which they were sentenced were put into operation in Chicago, and made to apply to buildings and derrick? alike, onr police-force would have plenty of work to do. The St. Louis Dcpuhlican says that Garfield does not like Grant. The Cincinnati Times (Administration) says that he does, and brings forward, as proof, the fact that he withes a re-election to Congress. Does the Times think that the House of Representa tives is to be forbidden ground, henceforth, to all but the worshipers of the man who has destroyed the Republican party? POLITICAL. The Hon. John Law, of Vincennes, Ind,, formerly a Democratic member of Congress, having |been claimed by Administration papers as'a recruit for Grant, defines his po sition thus: I will support whoever may be nominated at Baltimore, audit they see fit to nominate Mr Greeley as their standard-nearer, I wililvote/or Mm. We nmat reoogntz* the faot that times are changed; that entirely new issues have sprang np. ana in many thing* we mast let “ the dead post bnry its dead.” The only object is to over throw the one-man power now reigning at tae White Honse. —A gentleman who has travelled exten sively in some of the interior counties of New York, and who has taken pains to learn the drift of political sentiment, reports that the stampede from Grant to Greeley is al ready noticeable. The Albany Argus, com menting on this report, says: Tbs campaign in this State bids fair to prove an easy one, and to result ia me greatest politic*! revolution ever witnessed In this country. —Tbe current number of Harper's Weekly contains a very flattering portrait of Henry Wilson, surrounded by a wreath intertwined with scrolls hftnrine snegeative legends such ne : Just ice, Proe Soil. Workingman's Fornd. rree-epeech. Natick Cobbler, United Scatf-a •Senator, Temperance, Labor Keroriu, eto*» bat we miss the Know-Nothing sign. The artist most have been culpably careless to have omitted reference to so prominent an episode in Mr. Wilson's career. —The legal minds of West Virginia are debating whether Congressmen should be chosen, in that State, at the August, Octo ber, or November elections, or not at all this year. —Three Republican and seven Demooratlo members of the State Senate of Oregon hold over. The Republicans have jnst elected right and the Democrats three. One of the Democrats holding over holds a seat he Is not entitled to. When this is rectified the Republicans will have two majority in the Senate. The new House stands thirty-two Republicans and seventeen Democrats. Re publican majority on joint ballot, seventeen. —John Y. Creely, the Philadelphia Repub lican Congressman, who ran independently two years ago, and defeated Charles O'Neill, will he a candidate for re-election on the Greeley ticket. The Syndicate have nomi nated O'Neill. —The apoiogistsfor the infamous Treasury ring bog the Question. It may be as diffionit to connect Simon Cameron with Roberc W. Mackey as it was for the outside world to define the exact relation between Fagin and the “Artful Dodger,” bat what we charge and what we have proved is that there has been a wholesaUTspeonlation with the money of the sinking fond by the State Treasurer, and that Auditor General John F. Hartranft has, from his official position, necessarily been cognizant of this state of affairs, If not actively a participant in it. No personal at tack upon the Press will dispose of these facta, or those that are to follow them.— Philadelphia Press . —Charles G. Williams, of Janesville, was, on Thursday, as expected, unanimously nom inated for Congress in the First Wisconsin District. Mr. Williams has been a leading member of the State Senate. —The refusal of Vermont Republicans to nominate Governor JohnW. Stewart for re eleotion, is understood to carry with it the precedent that one term of two years most take the place of two terms of one year each, which has been customary since Governor Jenison's time, thirty years ago. Julias Con verse is the nominee. —Hendricks will canvass the northern In diana Counties in the latter part -of July; ana at a later day, Kerr will go over the same ground* Northern Indiana is expected to roll up a good majority for Hendricks in October, and for Greeley in November. —The vote polled in the Republican prima ries at Philadelphia, Tuesday, was over 30,000, candidates being nominated by direct ballot; whereas, in former elections for dele gates, not over 5,000 votes was ever polled. The principal nominees are: General Henry H. Bingham, for Clerk of Quarter Sessions; F. Theodore Walton, for Recorder of Deeds; Amos Briggs, for District Judge; Thomas J. Smith, for Receiver of Taxes; William B. R. Selby, for Prothonotary of the District Court; and Thomas M, Locke, for City Com missioner. —The Democratic nominations in Phila delphia inoludo William H, Drayton for Judge; William D. Kenrich for Clerk of Quarter Sessions; and Charles N. Harley for Recorder of Deeds. —The Grant papers publish Toombs' crazy speech, but somehow they don't attempt to prove that he speaks for the South. That gnu has been spiked.— Memph fa Avalanche* It is reported that Mr. Heilman, Grant can didate for Congress in the Evansville cli*. tnct, of Indiana, proposes to spend $3O 000 to elect himself. That amount would go a long way in a half-fare arrangement with the railroads, bat Mr. Heilman might get an office for his trouble by applying directly to headquarters. Louisville Courier Journal . —ln the Fourteenth Ohio District, which the Administration does not hope to carry, the Grant vote is publicly offered as induce ment to Demooratlo defection. The Dem ocratic nominee for Congress is John Berry of Wyandotte. PERSONAL, Bishop Bowman is to be presented a real deuce in St. Louis. —Peter Cooper, instead of subscribing $l,OOO to the strikers, emphatically condemns the movement. —John Quincy Adams, a native of Califor nia, w ill road the Declaration of Independ ence ia San Francisco on the Fourth. —A Memphis shoemaker used to hammer on the same bench with Henry Wilson. Ho is good for a Post Oflice.— St. Louis Democrat* —The mystery, about “Lord Gordon" rs dispelled at last. He says he is a step-son of “the great English-Italian Count Henry De Grano.” We receive his statement cunr “ grano " satis. —Albert F.PiUsbury, formerly of Machias, and about twenty years ago Democratic can didate for Governor of Maine.diedsuddenly at Halifax, on the 14th instant. —The Trustees of Vassar College have eleot ed.lra Harris,of Albany, Chairman in place of Wm, Kelly, deceased; the Rev. Edward Bright, Jr., D.D., of New York. Trustee in place of.Kelly, and Judge George Reynolds, of Brooklyn, in place of Professor Morse. —The report that President Smith,of Dart mouth College, ia in poor health and contem plates resigning ia entirely incorrect. The truth is that Rev. Dr. Smith is in excellent health, and the institution at this time could ill afford to lose his valuable services. —The Albany Evening Journal has this among its announcements of “ married On May 4, at Oratova Cicy, Tenerlfle, Canary friends, Spain, by Cesar Benitez do Lugo, the Judge of Peace, aodln the presence of his Ercel lenoy, the Honorable Raphael Bethenoonrt. Gov ernor of the Province, and William H. Dabney. Esq,United States Oonanl.ErastueO Prnyn.or Albany, Dew York, to Marla de los Delores, only nsnghter of ADgnptln Velazquez, Eaq ( of Loa Palmes, Island of Grand Canary. —James B. Eads, of St. Louis, the builder of rams, iron clads, and bridges, is dabbed LL.D. by tbo Missouri State University. —Felix R. Bnmot, Chairman, and Thomas K. Cree, Secretary of the . Board of Indian Commisßienera, have left Washington for an extended tour among the Indians in Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming. Utah, and Colo rado. —John H. Selkreg announces on Monday, July 1, the publication of the Ithaca (N. Y.) Daily Journal, he having paid $5,300 for an Associated Press franchise. The Abstract Boobs. To the Editor of The Chicago Tribune ; As the Barnt Records law ia soon to go into effect, the question naturally recurs, Why are not the abstract-books purchased at once by the County Commissioners ? What is the reason of this mysterious delay 7 What is the meaning of this red-tape pro crastination, at a time when such stupen dous interests are at stake ? Every day's delay ia a loss of thousands of dollars to this oomamnity. It is no time to quibble about price. These abstract-books are of inestimable value, and at a fair price, or any price within reason, should be purchased immediately. Already the damage that has been done is simply incalculable. Real estate operations have been greatly embarrassed and curtailed; loans have been stopped, and many building operations have been postponed. The flow of capital to this city for invest ment has been checked, and every branch of business, directly or indirectly, has been re tarded by the present dead-lock ia the net ting out of abstracts of title. If the abstract-men asked an exorbitant price for tbeir books, there would be some sbofy of reason for a delay which has already cost this city and county four times the amount that the abstract-men have ever de manded. But, as the owners of the abstract books have offered them to the county for the very moderate price of $700,000, I can see no reason why they should not be pur chased at that sum, without another hour's delay. I have no personal acquaintance with these men, and have never spoken one word to any of them upon the subj-ct. But I think they are acting lairly, and should be justly and generously dealt with, The price they ask is but a trifle compared with the damage and loss that will inevita bly ensue in cat-e no early purchase ia made. Every obstacle to the restoration of this great city should be promptly removed. It ia no time for hesitation. A bold, vigorous, generous,policy is the best. It is the only policy suited to the public needs. This abstract difficulty is just now the most formidable obstacle m the way. But It is an obstacle a tbat should be removed in- Stan ter. If this is hot soon done, the pop n laj indignation will rise high against those who are thus standing in the path of the city's most essential requirements. The people have shown a remarkable de gree of patience, but this patience is beoooi jpg well nigh exhausted. The community is beginning to snfier, and a suffering oommuul ty is very apt to bo severe in its judgment. They will soon be inquiring. Who is responsi ble ror this state of affairs 7 Is it the ab stract men. or the Judges and Couatv Com misMoners ? The public demand relief, and they are in no mood to stand upon trifles or technicali ties, Relief they must have. If the abstract- books are offered at area eonable price, let them be bought immediate ly. If they are not, let the public be so in formed. Yours truly, J. GSAIAA WA.UHBJT, CuigA.9o, Juno M. ILLINOIS ELECTION. The New Congressional Districts! Vote of 1868. The vote of Illinois, in 1868, was: For Grant, 350,293; for Seymonr, 199.143; total vote, 449,430; Grant’s majority, 51,550, At the election for Congressman-at-Largo, in 1870, GeneralLogan (Republican) receive I 108,801 votes; General Anderson (Democrat) received 145,191 votes; J. W, Nichols (Tem perance), 3,960 votes; Logan over Anderson* 33,010; Logan over all, 20,044. At a special election for Congressman-at- Large, in 1871, Beveridge (Republican) re ceived 137,191 votes; Hayes (Democrat) 110,- 171 votes; Beveridge’s majority,3l,o2o. The Republican vote of the State has usually been 55 per cent of the total vote, and the Democratic vote 45 per cent. Since the election of 1868, the State has been divided into nineteen Congressional Dittriots. The First, Second, and Third Dis tricts consist of the Counties of Cook, Lake, and DnFage. As the wards of the City of Chicago have been changed since the elec tion of 1868, it is impossible to give a state ment of the vote of these three districts separately. The following is a detailed statement of the vote of 1868 in the new districts: rmsT, second, and thied distbicts. Rep., Dam., jSSS. 1808 rock.. 27,637 19,104 Labe 2 646 1,090 I/SFage 2,369 1.100 „ , , 82,441 31,294 Republican majority, 11,147. I'OUSTH. Kane 5.047 1,6!3 DeEalb 3,441 890 McHenry 3,296 1,330 Boone 2,060 " 306 Winnebago 4,667 951 - . 18,401 5,180 Republican majority, 13 221. FIFTH. StepbODßOn ... 3,233 2 339 Jo Daviess 2.980 1,892 2,292 680 Whiteside 5.6C9 1,444 Ogle ...... 3,060 1,507 15.740 7.91Q Republican majority, 7 828. , SIXTH. — 3,065 1,547 Bureau 3.644 2,315 Putnam 755 437 Henry 4,*83 1,75* Rook Island ... 2,833 1,913 « . .4 8.013 Republican majority, c 979. SEVENTH. LaSalle... 6231 5,439 Kendall 1955 535 Grundy 1.963 966 Will 4.223 3,134 „ ... , 14,371 10,074 Republican majority, 4,297. EIGHTH. Kankakee 2308 867 Iroquois 2,764 1,325 • Ford 921 368 Livingston 3.448 2,132 Woodford 1862 2 246 Marshall 1934 1,532 _ . ti _ 13,737 8,470 Republican majority, 6,267. NINTH. Stark 1.391 70S Ptoria ........ 4,212 4,252 Knox... 6,1i*5 2,495 Fulton 3.669 4,118 14,270 11,571 Republican majority, 9 699. TENTH* Mercer 2,078 1,3*8 Henderson 1,300 i.cg. Warren 2,808 1,918 Hancock 3,596 8,687 McDonough 3,936 2 721 tiohnyier. 1.3 a um _ 14,038 13,600 Republican majority, 1,538. ELEVENTH. Adams 4,774 5,471 Brown 930 1.502 Blhe 2.775 3.319 Calhoun 393 702 Green 1,363 2.669 Jersey i,i3l 1,993 », H.3GB 15,601 Democratic majority, 4.195* TWELFTH. Scott 1,135 1,127 Morgan 2 663 2,773 1,077 1,403 — 1,066 1,295 Sangamon 4.411 4 875 Christian.... ... 2,017 2,285 Democratic majority, 1,889. 13,369 13,768 „ THIETESNTH. Mason... 1,677 1,719 Tazewell .... 3,728 2.7.45 McLean 5.395 3,353 515 1902 DbWitt... 1.652 1.840 14,487 ■ 11,554 Repnblioan majority, 2,913. FOUUTEENin. Maoon 2.771 2,236 Platt 1265 773 Champaign 3.250 2,72s Douglas 1,866 1.132 • ’■olee 2 658 2.270 Vermillion.«... 3,286 2.054 14,596 10,690 Repnblioan majority, 4,005. FIFTEENTH. Edgar...—...... 2 298 2,320 Clark 1.548 1,906 Cumberland 1,007 1,344 Moultrie 317 1,U6 Bbe»y 1.863 2,977 Effingham 1,021 1,690 Jasper.—..,, .. 871 1,134 Crawford 1,160 1,477 Lawrence 1,074 1.176 11,679 15169 Demooratlo majority, 3 400. ~ _ SIXTEENTH. Montgomery 2,173 2.700 £ a y«ltO _ 1.711 2,029 1,558 773 S ID & n *V"-- 1,659 Washington 1,368 1,233 Marlon... 2,186 2,190 1,394 1,339 Republican majority,s6s. 11,884 __ SEVENTEENTH. Maooupln 8,153 3,431 Madi50n.................... 4.192 aeni Saint Clair * gtj 8 269 Monroe— 968 1,345 Republican majority, 1,427. 13,135 11*698 EIGHTEENTH. Randolph 1,943 1 897 £**ry 1,581 902 Jackson 1.343 Union 96G 1 79S Williamson j;:; i,«s Johne.on.__ 1231 012 693 BB3 614 f?L lftehi * C 34 645 Alexander 639 1,093 11,640 10.828 Demooratlo majority, 812 , NINETEENTH. Richland 1,337 1.355 Wajoe.. 1,625 1,581 Edwards— 888 ,21 Wabash 661 831 Jefferson 1,116 1,930 Pranilin™ 1 021 1.278 whD^ ton 8 " 6 12| » S.?. 1 *? 1.152 Saline. ir 49 1 nr Gallatin Harom ’slf. Democratic majority, 2,426. 10,624 13,050 The Secret Temperance Orders* To 1 he Editor of The Chicago Tribune: Sib: I notice in The Tribdne of this morn ing a oommnnioation relative to the fact stated in the report of the National Division of the Sons of Temperance, that there had been a decrease in the membership the past year of 4,033, "which yonr correspondent regards as startling figures, and proceeds to omw certain conclusions therefrom, A knowledge of only one set of faots is not a safe basis from which to draw conclusions, or npou which to found theories. The other part of the story is this: There was more radical legislation at the session Of the National Division in Boston last year, npon the status of the colored people in the Order, which displeased and onended the South. The result was, not only that work nearly ceased in all the jnrisdic uone of the late Slave States, but that the Grand (State) Divisions of Georgia, Florida, and Tennessee threw up their charters, and those of Mississippi, North Carolina and lexas ceaspd operations; and these six did not report this year. Of their aggregate membership last year, I am not advised, but presume it was largely in excess of the losses as above stated. Your correspondent refers to the experience of the Rev, J. D. Holton, of Boston, and quotes him as saying that he felt like a tool whenever he went into or out of a Division or Lodge room. Possibly. Soma people not oniyfeel like fools, hue act like them, not only in secret societies, hut else where. The Rev. J. D, F., some people think, acted in that way when he assailed tb© memory of Dickens in the pulpit. The Order of the Sons of Temperance has existed nearly thirty years. During all bat four months of that time, I have been a member uf it, and consequently know some thing of its workings. It has had over two millions and a half in its membership, all of whom have been more or less educated lu the principles of temperance. Its secrets, per se, amount to nothing; but there seems to be a something in the human mind which draws it to organizations of this kind, and hence they live longer and are enabled to do a continuous work, which open societies have never been able to do. If there are a vast number of our fellow citizens who aro at heart and soul in love with the Tempt-ranoe cause, but shy of se cret societies, why do they not organza and ; keep alive open societies ? They will find no more willing and ready helpers in suoh a work than the members of the “ secret orders." We want open societies to reach the public; but. as they are always ephem eral,—never maintained but for only a brief period,—wo cling to ear Orders as a nucleus to keep alive the Temperance sentiment of the country, and around which it may gather Nearly all the effective power of the Tem perance element of the country is t Q the Orders, and goes out from them to question and arouse community to action. . A Sox OF Temperance. CmoAGO, Janets. JKdneatloa 1b Japan* Tie Rev. E. W. Clark was appointed, a year or two ago, Professor in a Japanese Col lege at Thid-n-00-ka, a city near the centre of the Empire. His letters to the New York Evangelist give more information in regard to the topography of the country, and the character and habits of the Japanese, than we have been able to obtain from any other source. From his last letter, dated April 12, published in the Evangelist of Jnua 37, wo take the following interesting paragraphs in relation to educational and other matters in that interesting country: Letters from Yeddo mention that land has been purchased and a contract made fop the erection of a church on the lot back of Mr! CarntheFs house. A hotel is to fill up the -01 her end. All Japan is to be divided into eight school districts, modelled after Fran™ embacing 55,000 pnblio schools. By invita tion of the Minister, my friend G hiw written out a plan of study of the natural sciences in the Japanese schools, withosT mates of cost of apparatns. etc. The present Minister is an energetic man, and Is deter mined to push things forward, Heistrying now to get the Emperor's permission toes* tablish commercial schools, one in Osaka one in Yeddo. Flans and estimates have been drawn by Mr. Yerheok. Ho is also desirous of establishing a Normal School and as that implies an advanced state of general education, this shows that he is de sirous of doing great things for Japan, Mrs. Yerder has been engaged for a year by tbe Government to teach a girls* school m \eddo. G visited it and found twenty eight girls there, while one of Miss KiddePs pupils, a child of fourteen or so, helped as interpreter. 9 ‘‘The polytechnic enter prise has been indefinitely postponed. . . U is Mother blowstruck at Chinese,another pnsh for the earth-girdling language of Eng- J* D o nnd America. I have agreed to go into the Nanko and teach chemistry and physics to the three highest classes. In tbe English department there are now eight classes. In the three highest no interpreters are used. lam happy in having picked scholars, all bright, diligent, and English-speaking. I begin to teach the 18th of April. On the eighth day of the Japanese month tbe Mikado will visit the school. For weeks they have been busy in papering, painting, tree-plant mg, gardening, etc. The pnpiTs will recite briefly before him. and I am to astonish His Mjsterionsneaa by a senes of experiments in chemistry. A. Democrat on the Chicago Times* Jacksonville, Jane 25. To the Editor of The Chicago Tribune: I have just been looking over the Chicago Times, and find in its issue of Jane 34 quite a number of communications purporting to come from Democrats in different parts of Illinois. I would say that here every Demo crat I have talked with is for Greeley, and I learn that there are very few, if any, that will not indorse him if he gets the nomina- Baltimore. I have also been in some pt the. places mentioned in the Times as not indorsing Greeley, and I find the Democracy there in the same position as in Morgan and bangamon Counties,—for Greeley. I think some, if npt all, of these communications are put up jobs for the Times, The Times led the Democracy daring the war, and led them into the ditch, and many a poor fellow lost his neck by taking advice ot the Times, as I well know, and no trae Democrat can deny. For two were killed ia this place, —a man by the name of Cherry, and another by the name of Hatcher (an old man), both strong vindicators of the princi ples then advanced and advised by the Times. Ihese correspondents speak of the circula tion the Times belngincreased in different localities. It is not the case here or in bprmgfield. I think I can safely pay its cir culation has been diminished one-third since its opposition to Greeley and the Liberal movement. We all know what ia the matter with the Times. The Cincinnati Convention did not grind its axe to suit it, and its childish an ger it has wielded it so recklessly that it has inflicted wounds that will not soon be heal *d. I fear it has forgotten that “ Discretion is the better part of valor,*” that “long tongue and hasty words make enemies.” Many Democrats believed that, soon after • the nomination of Mr. Greeley, the Times ‘ would cease its ojectionable conduct when * it had vindicated its course at the Conven- ‘ lion; but now almost every Democrat ia 1 ashamed of its foolish and wanton persist- 1 ency, when, by its own showing, the great masses of tbe Democratic party are for the Liberal movement. lam an old Democrat, and have Jived and voted here for many years. Yours truly, S. Leßrown. 5,180 7,912 lift Salle Street* To llie Editor olTbe 0 Idea go Tribune Sir ; Will you please inform one of the 1 constant readers of jour paper, whose office it is to see to it that La Salle street, from Madison to Monroe street be kept sufficient ly free from the piles of stone, brick, sand, timber, lime, barrels, etc., which nowencum ber three-fourths of said street, so that at least lady pedestrians need not get their gar ments tom from them while striving to work through between brick and sand teams, as I have witnessed to-day f Or do the owners of property have the right to finish their buildings before putting down a sidewalk? Chicago, Jane 27. Fire at Anoßwan, Anhawan, HI., Jane 27. To the Editor ol The Chicago Tribune: Sir : The drug stores of M. K. Pomeroy and O, W. Newell, together with the Post Office and Great Western Telegraph office, was burned to-day. The fire was caused by the building being struck by lightning, which followed the wires in the teiegragh office, which was in the Post Office and in M. K. Pomeroy's store. Pomeroy's loss is about $5,000. Newell's abouts6oo. he awing most of his stock. No insurance on either. O. W. Newell, aerie*. To theEdltor ol The Chicago Tribune: Sir : Is it consistent with justice, or the rules and regulations of tho Health Depart ment, for Sanitary Inspectors paid by the City, to be engaged, to tbe neglect of their duties, in getting up Giant Clubs, induced by promise of future reworks. If not, let the Health Officer make inouixy in the Twelfth ward. Is it proper for policemen to become mem bers of political clubs? If not, they should be so instructed by the Board of Police. „ , Observer. Chicago. June 27. Sao-Sirohe. To the Editor ol The Chicago Tribune : Sir : Surgeon Harwell saystbat any parson suffer in g on der sun-stroke should be removed as quickly from the sun as a drowning man from the water. Towels, wrung out of ice water, changed every few minutes, should be applied to the crown of the head aud chest, and mustard firmly bandaged to the wrist* and ankles; and, by this time, be sure and have your physician present. Chicago, June 26, Temperance Convention, Norton, 111., Jane 23. To the Editor ol The Chicago Tribune: Sir : There will be a grand celebration and Temperance Convention at Norton, 111., July 4, 1572. Orator of the day, M. H. Pog fcon, of Bloomington, HI., P. G. W. P., S. of T. in the afternoon, the new Temperance law will be discussed, and such resolutions passed as the occasion requires. All are in vited to take pari; and give their views on this great question of the day. The murder of a Wife In Paris—Trial of HI, Dabanrg. Paris Despatch to the London Daily Nows. The drama of the Rue desEcoleshas had an unlocked for, but righteous, termination. Contrary to the almost invariable practice, when the wife's offence is pleaded as an excuse for murder, the jury has not acquit ted M. Dnbourg. The trial lasted eleven hours. The Court was crowded with ladies. Of the evidence adduced it need only be said that it bore out the original reports of the case. The jury, setting a wholesome example, adopted the doctrine of the public prosecutor, M. Benoit, that when a husband, suspecting his wife, encourages her to lodge at an hotel alone, and then personally, and aided by paid detectives, tracks her to a rendezvous, carrying with him changes of arms, aud kills her ruthlessly with repeated blows, her offence cannot give impunity to the deed. M, Cor rad ay spoke eloquently for two bonis and a half on behalf of the prisoner. At the end of the President's summing up, which was unfavorable to M. Duboarg, the prisoner uttered a piercing scream, fell oft* his seat breaking a of, ether and water in his fall —and wsa carried oat by the gendarmes in a fainting state. Actor a short suspension he was brought hack, supported, and the defiant look he had kept up in the early part of the trial was qaite gone. The President t-ild the jury to be in no way aftVoted by the incident. The jury brought in a verdict of guilty of voluntary homicide, but withpufcpremedita tion, and with extenuating circumstances. The sentence was live years reclusion. This is more severe than mere imprison ment. On leaving the dock the prisoner ex claimed, “ Oh, les homines! ' In the course of tho trial the clothes worn by the deceased at the time of_ the murder were produced, and held up, in order that the rent in them might bo seen, into which . Dr. Xardieu fitted the prisoner's poniard. The sight of the blood-stained garments produced a thrill of horror in the court, CAST. SCHOBZ, ISf * P«w« Tewarii Hip. ancle, u« the Llberala. St. ioula (June 23) OorrMppndoace ot tie LoulvtlJi. Q , Goa2ler*Joarn«L ooinrz reached hero last night. For th« first tune since the Cincinnati Convention ' e S r “ lta n<raal 1 11181 and oomposed aspect. Be has. after flraoh vexation of spirit mid many doubts of conscience, made up his mmd; ana, induing Ibis he has sacrificed ' more than the rebellious promptings > vi.r“. ooart, pursuing instead the difficult : aitv, 130 conr3e of areally praotioal neoeo -1 noffiw'h'JJt needn . ot ba Baid - Badl f d«ap > not iealiM v e Cincinnati. It did 1 It did not Mi 18 lde s °f a moral revelation. ■ into onr > pofit?rai a i-? ood T?fa moral principles eeitimenmin l lfß - dld not echo the heopenedthirSf Braad8 P Be ° ll *i«i »■“* ' the°heart of the ?7e On the contrary. . the hilerof ita t,„ ®. cmnau Convention got the better of both^’““d thni£?hv a 1 ** 6 combination of ohance'andTo? -by a oar ’Vn* Sir. Greeley hadnodta?t d nS«?e“ 8 a“ Convention fell upon fittest, candidate It could* ha?®“ “ ol! tte General Sohnrz aid not deny Mr many virtues,- his courage and nature ; hm splendid, though peculiar lectnal force; his rare services in mSv am 'tonal battle. Ho felt that Mr. Slfse whiat representing that sort of popalar iih erahsm which means sectional amneewand national brotherhood—did not repreient tha estei t-alsnintof reform whioh had called the Liberal movement into being, pier did he. veins /i h ?v la i fc foa f weeks have clearly do the fact that Mr. Greeley ia the near onVrpfnrrrfs.lo tbe oharacl °r desired to head on , movement that can he gives a really substantial ohanoe of shmsU • and success at this time la sufficiently important to demand mans exactions in ite baiffi if Giant is re-elected the possibility of reform may be shut out from us; four yeara hsnoS hSa G^2 r »“ IZl,tio V riU b8 than it now is; mote than this, it will bare poeaeasmu of the Southern States, aud wl t£ail bo farther than, over from, our moat cherished purposes. u Schurz feels all this. As a far-seeing, praoi ticol statesman, he could adopt a worse man than anybody believes Mr. Greeley Do be, for the sake of laying the foundations, ho werer email at the start, for the future political fab ric sought by the idealists. It is understood tnat.whust in Newlork, he met Mr. Greeley and had a full and most satisfactory inter' view with him ; and that, in this interview. Mr. Greeley protested against the many false ascriptions to whioh ho is subjected. Mr. Greeley assured Schurz of his entire sympathy with the great reforms urged b* the Liberals, and was very particular witfc.‘ respect to taking the business of the Govaru ment out of the hands of mere party hacks, ana putting it in the custody of men iu whom, the people can confide. In a word, Mr. Gree ley declaree, emphatically, that he has al ways been sound on those practical quesuona of administration. He thinks, for example that the New York Custom House ouguc to be conducted on business, not partisan prin ciples, and he is of the opinion that the best way to carry on the national finances ia to get a good Secretary of the Treasury. Schurz as you know, ia extreme iu his ideas of tb® personal responsibility and moral accouuta pinty of men in place. He does not btdievo that a bad fellow will make a good official merely because he has done effective cam paign service. He believes that good men are nest in importance to good measures* and he has halted because he feared tbas Mr' Greeley's overflqwinggeneroaityof character would expose him to countless impositions in the conduct of hia Administrabiou. Mr, Greeley has reassured him; and more this, the critical condition of the country and the narrow limits to which tho circum stances of the last months hava confiuod the range of practical selection, moves him, with many others, to adopt your sententious epi gram that “ all roads which lead from Grteley go to Grant." Thus tha greatest of American orator.-, and the pnreat of all our public men, will not be lost to the canvas*. At this moment Schurz ia equipping himself for the fight, and wnenhe speaks " There will be reason ia it,” and not the mere oatch-a vote, haphazard apology of the conventional trimmer, who thinks that that which he has to do must be made to seem the very best thing that could have been proposed. It is possible that Sohnrz may speak her® before the Baltimore Convention. If he doe® not, it will be for lack of time to prepare him* self. He has many duties to engage him. Hia paper, the JTcstUche Post, is looking t j his pen. His unfinished Senatorial business has to be attended to. But as soon as he oaa he will be beard from, and that iu a way that will be felt all over the land. His speech De fore the Fifth Avenue Conference is s*id to have been most powerful and effective. Ifc convinced many of the most obdurate of the anti-Greeley men. You can relv upon the foregoing as embracing a general outline of the Senator's position and intentions. THE NEWS BY STATES. ILLINOIS. G, W. Flynn retires, and George Soroggs remains alone in the Champaign Gazette. —General Thomas J. Heoderaon threat* ens to resign as Collector of Internal Rave nne, in the Peoria District, because Oongresa has cut down the pay, —Leslie Robinson, proprietor of the Peoria Review, was married Thursday night to Miss Lizzie Rutherford, ol that city, —A fire at Annawan, Henry County, Wednesday night, caused hy lightning, de stroyed the Post Office, together with Sar gent’s building. Total loss about $7,000. —The Pullman palgce cars are liable to taxation in the various counties in thin S ;ate through which railroads ran* WISCONSIN*. Two hundred wall tents will be pitched in the Capitol Park, Madison, for the old sol diers who attend the Tennessee Army re union, July 8 and 4. lOWA. The Dubuque Water Company are about building a second reservoir, with a capacity ol 2,500 000 gallons. —Addison Oliver, of Monona County, haa ; been nominated for Circuit Judge, by ths Republicans. ’ —Mrs. Fannie Harrison, of Waterloo, died ’ last Thursday from injuries received »t cno , blowing down of the Great Eastern Circus i tent in that place, on Wednesday ntgac. l Miss Eilenor Mcßride, living near Le i Mars, took strychnine. Wednesday, and died* r MICHIGAN*. ' Gifford. State Agent of the St. Louis Mutual Life, has absconded, a defaulter. —Theßenr Bros.* varnishfactory, Detroit, was damaged live thousand dollars by the fire, Thursday evening. The Free Press office was in great peril, bat saved unharmed. > MINNESOTA. • The Northern Pacific Railroad wiH, at tha i end of t.Ma season, be operated 517 miles. MISSOURI. : Alfred S. Krekel, son of the Judge, has \ been appointed Clerk of the United States 1 Circuit Courtfor the Western District. 1 —Potter's clay of fine quality has been discovered near Kansas City, and a $100,009 company will mine it. —The Court House of Douglas County at Mill Springs was set on fire Sunday night, the 16th, and burned, with all records; books, and papers. —A large interest in Peck's planing mill* St. Louis—the largest establishment of tko kind in the West—has been purchased oy parties from Chicago. —The Cheltenham people have become so indignant about the location of the St. Louis Social Evil Hospital, that they have, com menced girdling the shade trees abont Sul* pbur Spring cottage. A couple of mounted officers have been detailed lor duty about the neighborhood. KENTUCKY. There is a rumor atloat that the Kentucky Central has been sold to the Cincinnati Southern Railroad. , "Mayor Baxter, of Louisville, has nego tiated the snl« oi 1350,000 of Louisville city bonds, bearing 7 « ent - m *B**ork,at 9 °-GeneralD. C. Buell has heo ? “ BowUag Green for several days past, en^ e avor‘°® secure the location cl the Bo jja... Madisonville Railroad on the Paradise sv»uw* CALIFORNIA. * . - A season of extreme heat usually occurs m California about the Ist of July. This year it has come somewhat earlier, coincidentally with a heated term in the Atlantic and Mis sissippi States. _ •, a-a —The old San Francisco round soo slugs have become so that the brokers are selling them as curiosities atsCo each. ihe octagonal sings are more plentiful, but bring $56 each. _ . —School Marshal Longman reports over 2,500 children under five years of age in oac ramento. and estimates the total population of the city at 17,000. tile sorra. . Eighty acres of land opposite Cairo have been condemned for the use of the Mobile & Ohio Railroad exteneiou. . . , . t ,_ —Tom Scott’s company has invested oiw,- 000 in saw-mills at Apalachicola. Fla., to saw* out cross-ties for the Southern Pacino Ran r°-The Houston & .Great road, by a late decision of the Texas Ra preme Court, acquires title to many millions velttfonts haa been bought in by the State HonSrin*; o«> a the Lanrens road, which. tlieSUtehad aided $1.7,W0. is sold for $42,- flflo or less than the iron 18 worth. _T eJ oe owns 81.050,343 acres of nnappro priated pnblio lands, which the Governor estimates at 25 cents per acre: and there ate otter millions of acres covered in grants te railroads or set apart for schools, asylums, etc. The total Slate debt, April 12, was $2.- 255.452. —The Springfield (Maas) Republican, having •written to the Holly Company lor informs tion on certain points concerning their mmping machinery—the system having isen recommended for adoption in this town, —received in reply, not the information sol c ittd, but » check for fifty dollars, with the gentle assurance that “ we shall he glad te reciprocate for sny aid yon may render ns." The check is held subject to their order until the Ist day of July. If not called fac before that lime, it will he given to the Homo of the Friendless. , ~ _ , —Of the six States east of ths Hudson Kiver. Vermont is the nearest to raising ita own bread—producing 454,000 bushels of wheat in 1869, or a bushel and apsok to sack inhabitant.