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Thursday Kornliff* July 13, 1872.
Senator Hendrick will deliver his opening
Speech of the campaign at Fort Wayne on
the S7th Inst.
The Granti«s have inaugurated their
campaign in Korfch Carolina by mobbing
colored supporters of tho Greeley ticket.
Hon. Rolert M. Knapp, of Jersey Connty,
was, yesterday, nominated for Congress by
ihe Democrats of the Twelfth District.
A North Carolina revenue officer makes
ihe assertion that this is a bad season for
the revenue business. Hear him: ** We
revenue officers are doing no revenue busi
ness now, and we haven’t done anything
outside of politics for six months. We are
working like beavers.”
The Jesuits and Capuchin friars of Cen
tral America are being subjected to rough
treatment. The Salvadorian Government
is expelling the former, and the convents of
the latter in Guatemala have been cleared
of their occupants and tho property confis
cated to the Government.
Crop reports from Central Wisconsin
promise rreil. The small Brains, with the
exception of spring wheat, will return a full
average crop. Tho spring wheat has been
badly damaged by dronth and tne ohinoh
bng. and the yield will be light. Corn ehowa
well, bnt rain is needed to insure a good
crop.
The Greeley and Brown ratification meet
ing in Eookford, last night, was in every re
spect a most gratifying success. The
speeches, by Leonard Swett, Esq., and Hon.
William Bross, of Chicago, wore well re
ceived, and at the close rousing cheers were
given for the speakers and the Liberal Re
publican ticket.
Senator Sumner, in Ms letter to Mr.
Reavis, of St. Louis, after speaking in high
terms of Mr. Greeley, says: The Republi
can party must be saved, and what I can do
shall be done for it.” Which, being inter
preted, means that Mr. Sumner will do his
best to secure the election of Greeley and
Brown. •
The Treasury regulation concerning ex
emption from duty of imported materiala to
be need in the oonetrnction and repair of
American vessels, has been so modified as to
require the payment of duty on hemp, cord
age, iron bars, copper, and composi
tion sheathing on their entry, the duty paid
to he refunded when it shall he shown that
the materials have been used for the purpose
specified. .
The New York Central Railroad Company,
having, by various pretences, succeeded in
delaying for a long time tbe payment of the
tax on its scrip dividends, amounting to
nearly half a million dollars, now desires
the Treasury Department to bring suit for
the recovery of the money instead of col
lecting it by summary process. The Com
pany’s agents have, however, been informed
that the ar^men * 18 business
in that way; but if they will e P° sit SHnited.
States bonds to the amount of the Hit they
may bring suit against the Collector at Al
bany. To this proposition the agents have
not made reply.
The Washington authorities have received
the horrible details of the massacre of mem
bers of the Lee family near Fort Griffin,
Texas. Three persons, the father, mother,
and little girl 5 years of age, were killed by
arrows, scalped, and the bodies left with
the arrows sticking in them. Not satisfied
with the brutality exhibited in those cold
blooded nnpdere, the savages mutilated the
body of Mrs. Lee by cutting off the ears.
Two girls and n boy were carried into cap
tivity, and their fate will be even more
pitiable than.that of the murdered victims.
The perpetrators of this diabolical outrage
escaped, and are now congratulating them
selves that the peace policy is still observed
by the Government, and that the troops
started in pursuit maybe detained to await
the action of some Commission ordered from
Washington to investigate the affair.
Efforts to conciliate Forney have not been
attended with satisfactory results. Even
the President's influence fails to; move the
Colonel to look kindly on the Harrisburg
ticket, as witness Mr. Forney's latest edito
rial: “We confess that we ourselves were
totally unprepared for the indictment which
has been brought and substantival against
Hartranffe. Our words of counsel against
the corrupt Cameron ring were scouted.
The soiled character of the objectionable
candidates were sought to be cleansed, and
harmony in the party ranks restored
by the concerted series of coarse
personal attacks on the editor of this paper.
When these tactics proved unavailing, they
endeavored to secure our acquiescence by
milder means. The fable of the old man
and the boy in the spelling-books has been
reversed ; but neither slander, nor vitupera
tion, nor entreaties from the friends of Gen
eral Grant, nor proffers nor threats of any
kind, can induce ns to stultify ourselves and
violate the compact between the Press and
and its readers, by which we are bound net
to advocate the election of men whose unfit
ness is plainly established."
Secretary Bontwell, in Ms speech afc
Greensboro, N. C., protests against the ad
vice of Mr Greeley, to “clasp hands across
the bloody chasm,” and contends that the
time has not yet arrived when the people of
the South may be entrusted with the admin
istration of their State Governments. How
much longer probation it is necessary to im
pose upon onr fellow-citizens in the former
rebellions States is not stated by the Secre
tary; but it may be inferred, by casual re
marks at intervals throughout his speech,
that his remedy for the evils of government
now existing at the South is to be found
only in the continuance of an Administra
tion which has signalized its reign by a pol
icy founded in enmity and ill-will toward
the Southern people, and calculated to sub
serve the political ambition of an unstates
manlike ruler and his horde of unprincipled
followers. Reconciliation is no part of
Mr. Bontwell’s political creed. He pins
to his banner the watchword of his master—
Subjugation. On the subject of Grant’s
financial policy, Mr. Bontwell speaks from
the book, and is not likely to belittle or
criticise adversely the work of his own
hands. He holds up to view the brightest
spot in the bright side of his financial ex
hibit, and leaves to the friends of Reform
and Purification the task of showing up the
errors and inconsistencies of his adminis
tration. The Secretary informed his hearers
that all the revenue frauds were committed
by persons appointed during Mr. Johnson’s
term of office, and that if Mr. Greeley were
elected these frauds would be repeated by
officers appointed by an Executive who
would not be in sympathy with the Senate.
Hr. Bontwell combats Mr. Greeley’s theory
regarding the retention of largo sums of
gold in the National Treasury, and asserts
that if this policy should he carried out it
would end in disasters to the country such
as were witnessed in 1557.
The Chicago produce markets were less ac
tive yesterday. Pork was dull and irregu
larly lower, closing at 513.50a13.75 cash, and
$13.40 seller August. Lard was quiet and
firm at 9 l-4a9 l-2o for winter, and 7 3-4a73-So
per lb for summer-rendered. Meats were
Quiet and steady at 5a51-Sc for shoulders
and G7-6a70 for short ribs. Highwines were
quiet hut strong, closing l-2alc higher at
S7 l-2aßSc per gallon. Lake freights were
active and unchanged, at To for oom, by sail,
to Buffalo. Flour was more active, hut un
changed. "Wheat was quiet and lo lower
closing at 51.25 l-2a1.25 3 4 cash, and $1 is 3-4
al.lS 7 8. seller August. Com was less active,
and 3-8 c Jowcr, closing at 41c cash
and 42 l-8a42 l-4c seller August’.
Oatsjwere moderately active and steady at
Tuesday’s medium prices, closing at 27 l-2c
cash, and 20 l-2a2G 3-4o seller August. Rye
was dull, and declined 2a3c, closing at 50 l-2o
for No. 2. Barley was active and lirmer on
new No. 2, at 5S l-2a590 eeiler September •
old No. 2 quiet at 53a540 for good. Hogi
were in good demand, and 5o higher, with
tales at 53 95a4.30. There was an active de
hand for cattle, and the market was lirm,
Sleep ruled quiet at unchanged prices.
c
VOLUMJJ* f .
POUT ft.
Reception of Most En
couraging News at
the Liberal Head
quarters.
The Campaign in Pennsylva
nia—Forney Im
placable.
Secretary Boufwell’s Speech at
Greensboro, N. C.
A New Use for Gov-
ernment Officers. V
Speeches of Hon. Leonard Swett
and Governor Cross at
Bockford.
Tbe Liberal Movement in
Ohio.
Mr. Sumner’s Letter Indorsing Mr.
Greeley for the Pres
idency.
The Liberals Moving Throughout
the Nation.
A NEW USE FOE TALENTED GOVERNMENT
OFFICERS CARPET-BAGGING BRAG
GARTS PREDICTING GRANT’S SUCCESS
IN NORTH CAROLINA-GOOD NEWS FROM
MINNESOTA.
Special Despatch to The GhlcAiro Tribune.
Washwcton, p. c„ July If.—The latest
means of utilizing Government officers of
talent has just come to light. The practice
of sending Cabinet officers. Heads of Depart
ments, Chiefs of Bureaus, and other officers
of the Government into doubtful States, in
in order to OSTTy the ©lection
in accordance with the President's desire, is
■well known. It is equally well known that
clerks of Departments by the dozen have
been detailed to do the work of the Grant
party in making up the record of politicians,
in franking and addressing documents, and
other campaign services, thus taking money
direct from the Treasury and ap-
it to party uses. Bat
it nap jnat come to be knowu that, not only
ip the common labor of politicians performed
by the Government officially, but that coun
try newspapers of the Grant school are fur
nished editors for the Government Depart
ments, and their salaries paid by the Gov
ernment. It has been the practice for some
time, as it is now learned, to obtain well
written articles from the clerks and officers
of the Departments on Political Affairs
favorable to Grant's renomination and elec
tion, have them printed in slip, and sent to
various country newspapers for publication.
This was continued for some time, through
the approval of the officers of one of the
Radical Committees, it being understood
that those who would fnmiah the moat
and best articles wonld stand the highest in
the good graces of the Congressional Com
mittee. Recently, however, the head of one
of the most important bureaus in any of
the departments went to three of the rooms
of his office, making inquiry of the heads of
the various Divisions for the names of those
who could furnish editorial articles for the
Grant newspapers in the country. The
names of several of the ablest clerks were
furnished, and, on apDlication, it was
found that some of them refused to write
Grant articles, and boldly announced them
sevesfor Greeley. Others seemed indiffer
ent as to the service required of them, and
will, no doubt, derive as much profit from
writing paper arguments in favor of Grantas
in turning over mnsty ledgers. Iu
the bureau referred to. the Greeley men are
20 per cent of the whole number, and it is
asserted by careful men that this is a very
low estimate of the Government offices
generally. Some go so far as to say
that a majority of the six or eight
thousand clerks employed in ‘Washington
are secretly for Greeley, as well as several
heads of Bureaus.
Supervisor Perry, of North Carolina, is
in the city, and says the Grant ticket
will carry by 10,000 majority. Perry
is a ranting carpet-bagger from Maine,
who makes no concealment, and
he, to-day, boldly asserted, “We, the officers
of internal revenue, are doing no revenue
business now, and w© haven’t done any
thing outside of politics for months past.
We are working like beavers.” Ho said ho
had been all over the State, and that he is
sure of the majority stated.
A report in in circulation, to-night, that a
controversy has arisen between Senator
Poote and Judge Merriam, the Democratic
candidate for Governor of North Carolina,
of such a fierce character as to be no longer
within the scope of peaceful settlement.
It is said both gentlemen are folly
armed, and that a collision is
expected at their first meeting. Friends
have interceded, and it is now stated that
the efforts of their friends are confined to an
attempt to keep each out of the sight of the
other. A duel is freely talked of.
A letter, to-day, received at the Greeley
and Brown headquarters, from N. H. Hemup,
of Minneapolis, Minnesota, enclosed a print
ed listof about three hundred names obtained
in that city in a few hours, for the purpose
of forming a Greeley Club. Mr. Hemnp
says: “lam confident one-half of the Re
publicans and all the Democrats are with
us. But two Germans still cast their lot
with Grant.”
MOVEMENTS OF ME. GREELEY AND GOV
ERNOR BROWN—DISTINGUISHED GEN
TLEMEN WHO HAVE TAKEN THE STUMP
FOR THE LIBERAL TICKET.
Special Despatch to The Chicago Tribune.
New Yoeic, July 17.— Mr. Greeley is off on
a quiet run to Chappaqua, having deter
mined to suspend his SaturdLay visits, tired
of callers, who were threatening to over
whelm him. It is understood, also, that his
accessibility, while in this city, will he
lessened. The pursuit of him by photo
graphers and other interested callers has
amounted to a nuisance.
For the first time since his serious attack,
Governor Brown visited the Liberal head
quarters at the Glenham Hotel this morning.
He was driven around in a carriage from his
temporary residence, with Dr. Steel, and
conversed freely with the city politicians
who he found there.
At head-quarters, accounts continue to
pour iu from all parts of the country of
the satisfactory and encouraging progress of
the campaign. General F. Cary, of Cincin
nati ; ex-Senator Doolittle, of Wisconsin:
Governor Gilbert C. Walker, of Virginia;
Senator Tipton, of Nebraska; Hon. W. A.
Sanders, of Baltimore, Md.; one of the Pres
idential Electors on Grant's ticket who with
drew and joined the Greeley ranks ; ex-Sen
ator Miller, of Georgia; Colonel Joseph J.
Davis, Judge Fowler, Colonel Master, aud
Senator Carl Schnrz, of Missouri, have taken
the stump. Those who are in North Caro
lina send in cheering intelligence from that
State. General Kilpatrick starts for Maine
to-day, to stump that State.
MR. HENDRICKS TO SPEAK AT FORT
WAYNE ON THE 27TH INSTANT.
Special Despatch to The Chicago Tribune.
Fort Wayne. Ind., July 17.—sir. Hend
ricks’ time for opening the campaign in this
section has been changed from the 29fch, as
telegraphed last night, to Saturday evening,
the 27th. inst., when he will address a mass
meeting in this city.
ENTHUSIASTIC LIBERAL MEETING IN
CLEVELAND, O.
Cleveland, Ohio, July 17.—The Damo
crats and Liberal Republicans had a grand
ratification meeting in the Park this even
ing. Thirty-two guns were fired, fireworks
disnlayed, and the speakers' stand was most
bf anti folly and brilliantly illuminated.
Hon. H. B. Payne, who was Chairman of the
Ohio delegation at Baltimore, and in 1877
Democratic candidate for Governor, made
an eloquent and able sneeoh in favor
Greeley and Brown. Hon. R. P. Spaulding.
Judge R. T. Paine, Dr. Cyriax, Liberal Re-
ENTHUBXASTIO
publicans, also made speeches, and were
warmly applauded. General Aquilla Wiley,
Democratic candidate for Secretary of State,
aleo spoke, and was rapturously applauded.
Judge J. F. Kenney, of Ashland, also made a
happy ellort. The meeting was a very large
one, and the utmost enthusiasm prevailed
throughout.
SECRETARY BOUT WELL’S SPEECH AT
GREENSBORO, N. O.
Raleigh, N. C., July 17.—Mr. Boutwell, in
his speech at Greensboro, N. C., protested
against the advice to clasp hands across the
bloody chasm. The chasm must be iiUed
no. produced by injustice, let it be cement
ed with justice. It cannot be filled, by the
denial of the protection of native-born citi
zens of the United States in North Carolina,
South Carolina, and Texas. Ho counselled
his hearers to he not seduced by the idea
that the Democrats are supporting a Repub
lican for the Presidency, and said if their
candidate could oiler, what he cannot offer,
a consistent life in the past as a pledge of
his policy in the future, even this would be
without value in the presence of the
fact that nearly all his sup
porters are from the Democratic party.
•In the nature of things, the bloody chasm
cannot he filled until a fixed majority of the
south accepts the doctrine, not only that
men are equal before the law, hut that all
men by right are equal before the law. If
bitterness once existed, it has passed away.
One act of justice only remains to be done.
The country waits for the evidence that you
heartily and cheerfully accord the full rights
of citizens under the Constitution of the
United States to all within your borders.
Give this evidence and the bloody chasm is
closed. •
Mr. Boutwell presented at length the finan
cial policy of Gen. Grant’s Administration,
and claimed tha* none more than the Presi
dent will strive Ij make the nation what it
onght to be,—a General Government strong
enough to maintain its own integrity against
all enemies, foreign or domestic; strong
enough to protect the rights of its citizens,
at home and abroad. The States are power
ful,complete, sovereign over all local affairs;
members of a Union indissoluble, and so at
tractive that citizens shall hereafter con
sider whether his duty to his State or his
country is supreme.
Mr. Boutwell said the financial policy of
Grant’s Administration was: 1, to secure
the faithful collection of the public rev
enues; 2, reduction of the public expendi
ture ; 3. re-establish the public credit and
reduce the interest account; 4, reduce taxa
tion, and finally prepare the way for the re
sumption of specie payment at the earliest
moment consistent with the prosperity of
the country. He attributed much of the
fraud in the revenue to the laxity of John
son’s Administration—his indisposition to en
force thelaws. In consequence of the conflict
between the Democratic President and Re
publican Senate, dishonest men were
most successful in obtaining
office, as they only could
resort to snob means as would make them
selves favorable to both. “ Now,’ 7 continued
Boutwell, “if you contemplate electing
Greeley to the Presidency, you must con
template it in view of the fact that the
Senate, whatever may be the present opinion
of the country, will he Republican for the
next two years, and with almost equal cer
tainty, for the next four years. You must
contemplate, therefor?, - return Of th? state
of things which existed during Johnson’s
Administration. Yon will secure the reten
tion of dishonest men in office, and the ap
pointment of dishonest men to office by pro
cesses which do not admit of control.
The Administration of General Grant has
given the country the benefit of
a common purpose in all the departments of
the Government, Thatcommon purpose was
the collection of revenue, and this result
has been secured. Mr. Boutwell continued ;
“Itis ascertained by careful comparison
4 “tes of taxation dnring
Johnson's Aau2'
12^2• *- eil co2 tinned and extendeu
wer tun iirscinree years of Grant's, the re
ceipts into the Treasury would have been
greater than they were by §253,800,000. So
it appears that with the samo facilities for
revenue that were enjojed by Johnson’s Ad
ministration, the total payments on the
public debt during the first three years of
Grant 7 s would have amounted to ahoaJ7 six
hundred millions, and that the payments
toward the public debt on the 30th June;
1873. wonid have reached the enormous sum
of $653,000,000. This shows at once the re
duction of taxes that has been effected by
Grant’s Administration, and the immense
losses by fraud and corruption under John
son is due largely to the division of senti
ment and purpose between the Senate and
Executive.
Mr. Boutwell expressed his belief in the
practicability of continuing the redemption
of tiia outstanding 0 per-cent bonds, and the
the issue of “5, 77 “41, 77 and “4 77 percents;
and said it must he accepted as a truth, for
this country, in its present condition,
that the resumption of specie
payments will not be due directly to any
measure of Legislation, nor can it be forci
bly maintained by any act of the Govern
ment. It mnst be the natural result o£ the
existing condition of things which would
enable the Government to resume specie
payments without effecting violently or pre
judicially the great interests of the country.
The further equalization of the value of
coin and currency will depend on the in
crease of the business of the country, and
the amount of onr exports and valno of the
foreign trade of the United States carried on
in American vessels. There is hut one meas
ure of Legislation except such as foster the
business interests of the country that can
facilitate or hasten the resumption of specie
payments, and that is the re
duction by force of law of
the volume of paper money now in circula
tion. This policy the country has not been
prepared- to accept. Nor am I prepared to
advocate the adoption of a measure which,
unless very gradual in its operation, would
produce'great injury to the business inter
ests of the country, impair the revenues, and
cost more than the value of the result pro
duced. The growth of the country under a
‘wise administration of its officers will soon
*p£ble, the. Government to resume specie
payments without violence or injury to any.
*Eor three years Mr. Greeley, through the
columns;of the Tribune, has advised the
Secretary of tbwTreaanry to sell the gold in
the Treasury..and apply the proceeds to the
paymenfuftne public debt, thus saving in
terest, and'then to resume specie payments;
or. rather, these two bits of advice have
been frequently and interohangably pre
sented at any time, stating which, in his
judgment, is entitled to precedence’ in the
order of events. Bat it can very well be un
derstood that the sale of gold in the Treas
ury, whether for the payment of the public
debtor otherwise, would put it out of! the
power .of the Government to resume
specie payments. The sale of gold
in tbo Treasury, forcing down prices un
naturally, would stimulate imports from
other countries; increase thebalanceof trade
against ns, create an unnatural and excessive
demand for coin, and ultimately advance
the price of gold for the benefit of speculat
ors and gamblers, hat to the great injury of
the country. I do not hesitate to deolar e
that this policy, which is the only policy in
any departmentjof the Government to which
Mr. Greeley has adhered for even three
years, would end in disasters such as the
country has not witnessed since 1837; and if
Mr. Greeley is pledged to anything it is to
the inauguration of this policy. It, unhap
pily, he should be placed at the head of
affairs, the way to resume, is., not to resume
arbitrarily and without* regard to the facts,
but to place and keep the country in tfiat
line and condition of <*fro*hetityv which shall
enable it to meet all its obligations, and it is
for this reason that the Administration has
believed it to be an amount of
gold, which ah&hKK when the
appropriate moment arrived, to enable the
Treasury to resume payment iff our National
liabilities in specie- withont-;£dtng into the
market to borrow, and without making any
.special effort for.-an ..undertaking which
would certainly result disastrously if the
Government were not strong enough to
move free of all dependence of external aid.
GRANT CONGRESSIONAL NOMINATION IN
MINNESOTA. ' .
Special Despatch to The Ghiciigo:-Tr*tfhhe. -'
St. Paul, Minn., July H.—Tbe/Kamsey
Connty Republican Conyerrtien, to choose
delegates to the Third Congressional District
Convention, convened here to day. The Con
vention was composed of a handfal of office
holders, no one else taking the least interest
therein, as the District Convention, held to
morrow, is sore to renominate Ayenll, the
preeont inenmhent. Ayenll s chance of
election is slim, his strength being
mainly in the northern counties, with a
fc parH6 population, Strait, who wasno mi
nted by the Tanners m the Second District;
vesterday, is a weak man, and the nomina
tion creates disgust even among the office
holders. He is understood to be m favor ot
Governor Austin as Senator Ramseys suc
cessor. and Ramsey endeavored to prevent
bis nomination. He will be overwhelming
ly defeated.
COLORED SUPPORTERS OF GREELEY AND
BROWN MOBBED IN RALEIGH.
Raleigh. N. C., July 17.—Samuel Gvßoff,
a colored Marshal at a Greeley and -Brown
ratification meeting, was attacked by some
colored men and beaten, last night.'• He
sought protection at the police headquarters,
where he remained for over an hour. He left
the station-house at 10 o’clock for his home,
and since then he has not been seen or heard
°*Simon B. Craven, who was also a colored
Marshal yesterday, and delegate to the Re
publican Convention, was assaulted at nia
residence, and bis life threatened, his assail
ants charging him with being a Greeleyits
and Liberal Republican.
The United States Commissioner has issued
CHICAGO, THURSDAY, JULY 18;)
warrants for the arrest of the parties ih the
Craven case* The trial is postponed until
to-morrow.
GREELEY AND SHOWN RATIFICATION
MEETING AT HOCKFORD —BPEEOHE3 BY
COLONEL LEONARD BWETT AND GOVER
NOB BHOSS.
Special Despatch to The Chicago Tribune,
Rockford, 111., July XT. —'The Greeley and
Brown ratification meeting held here to
night, both in point of numbers and enthu
siasm, was a most gratifying success to its
projectors, and, as such, was in marked con
trast to the dead failure of the Ring Repub
licans to awaken the zeal or call out the
numbers of their disheartened adherents last
Saturday evening. The crowd gathered in
the Court House Square, at 8 p. m., was vari
ously estimated at from 1,000 to 1,500, the
truth probably lying between these two
numbers; in fact, more than three times as
many as were present at the Hurlbut liasoo.
Another marked feature of the occasion was
tho presence of large numbers of ladies, for
whom seats had been provided. At S o’clock
the meeting was called to order, and Leonard
Swett, of Chicago, being introduced, deliv
ered an argumentative speech, continuing
for two hours, in all respects worthy of his
great reputation as a forensic and political
orator. Premising with the fact that he was
addressing an audience in what had hereto
fore been the Ebanner Republican County of
the State, he asked for a candid hearing of
the facts he should present. In an
earnest, sincere, and impassioned
strain, he narrated the long list of
high-handed.usurpations of power, disre
gard of pledges sacredly made, andnneon-'
stitutional methods in the administration
of public affairs which had driven, and
were daily driving, from tho ranfcs or rue
Republican party men who had been its,
founders and firmest supporters, and had
induced them to unite with honest men of
whatever party in removing from power
the ring of incompetent men who had not
only brought the party name into disgrace,
but had imperilled the very institutions
of the Government. In scathing terms he
held up to the execration of honest men the
fearful ruin wrought upon tho devastated
and impoverished States of the South by the
vandal horde of adventurers, who, under the
name of carpet-baggers, have earned tho
right to go upon the most infamous page of
history. He urged that the Republican
party, in the beginning, and to the conclu
sion of the war, in answer to the
charge made on the part; of the South that
the war was prosecuted in a spirit of hostil
ity to the white men of the South, had per
sistently, in the utterances of its platforms,
the speeches of its leading men, and the uni
versal sentiment of its constituency, insist
ed that the sole object of the war was the
restoration of the peace and territorial
integrity of the Union, and that, these
objects being accomplished, the citizens of
all the States should he permitted to resume
their wonted occupations undisturbed, so
long as they obeyed the laws of the laud,
and that the several States should he per
mitted to resume for themselves the func
tions of government not inconsistent with
the prescription of the National Constitu
tion. "With the triumph of the Union
armies the occasion arose for
the fulfillment of these pledges.
The question Mr, Swett put
was this, were the robbery and oppressions
of tho onrpot-baggera snob, a compliance
with that pledge so sacredly mad© that the
party who sustained those unscrupulous
measures could in conscience ask the people
to entrust it with a farther lease of power,
Mr. Swett hold up to view the record of Mr.
Greeley, comparing it with that of
Grant, insistiug that the edu
cation of the first had fitted
him for distinction in the art
and avocations of peace, while that of th*
other eminently marked him as , rx
discharge tUoßtem duties
duties only.. tja .? ftl his comuliments to
those nog A x?? u •*cans who expressed such
saintly horcq at the idea of Democrats sup
porting Greeley, and spoke in glowing terms
of tho self-abnegation which animated the
representatives of that party in the Balti
more Convention,
Mr. Swett was followed by Governor
Brosb, for half an hoar, in an easy and
familiar J*roin, discussed the antecedents
of Mr. Greeley, £ well mg with much fervor
upon those kindly traU , *» sterling good sense
and knowledge of public nisn, which point
edly mark the fitness of the Sage of the
Tribune for the office of President.
At half-past 10 o’clock the meeting broke
up with three rousing cheers and a tiger for
Greeley and Brown, and the same for the
speakers, who bad held the large audience
in tho open air, and most of them standing.
No such gathering of people has been held
in this connty at a political meeting for
twelve years.
FORNEY IMPLACABLE—NOT EVEN THE
PRESIDENT’S INFLUENCE 18 SUFFICIENT
TO WIN HIM TO THE SUPPORT OF HAR
TRANPT.
Special Despatch to Tho Chicago Tribune.
New York, July 17.— According to the
judgment ol the Administration consulta
tion in Grant’s cottage at Long Branch, last
Saturday, the first important thing to ac
complish was to conciliate Forney. For a
week or more Forney has been in a state of
siege, one distinguished Grant man after
another striving to remove his opposi
tion to the Repnhlioan State ticket
in Pennsylvania. Forney’s paper to-day,
however, shows no symptoms of surrender.
It says, editorially; “We confess that we
ourselves were totally unprepared for the
indictment which has been brought and sub
stantiated against Hartranft. Oar words of
counsel against the corrupt Cameron ring
were scouted. The soiled characters of the
objectionable candidates were sought to be
cleansed, and harmony in the party ranks
restored, by a concerted series of
coarse personal attacks on the editor
of this paper. When these tactics
proved unavailing, they endeavored
to secure our acquiescence by milder means.
The fable of the old man and the boy in
the spelling book has been reversed; bat
neither slander nor.'vinification, nor entrea
ties from the friends of General Grant, nor
proffers, nor threats of any kind, can induce
us to stultify ourselves, and violate the
compact between the Press and its readers,
by which we are hound not to advocate the
election of men whose unfitness is plainly
established.” ,
DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION IN THE
ELEVENTH ILLINOIS CONGRESSIONAL
DISTRICT.
Special Despatch to The Chicago Tribune.
Jacksonville, July 17.—The Democratic
Congressional Convention for the Eleventh
District met to-day, in Sterling, Brown
Connty. Judge Worcester, of Green Connty,
was elected Chairman of the Convention.
On a call of the counties it was found
that every county in the District
was fully represented. The candidates
before the Convention were Hon. Robert $l.
Knapp, of Jersey County; Hon. Scott Wike,
of Pike County, and the Hon. J. C. Thomp
son of Adams Connty. The first ballot result
ed as follows: For Thompson. 18 votes; for
Wike, 13, and for Knapp, 10. Ninety ballots
were had without material change from the
first ballot. Before proceeding with tho
ninety-first ballot, Hon. J. C.
name was withdrawn. On the ninety
first ballot Adams Connty cast 10
votes, and Brown County 5 votes for
Knapp, which, added to the votes of
Green and Jersey Counties, gave him
31 votes, making a majority of all the votes
cast. On motion of Hon. J. M. Bush, of
Pike, the nomination was made unanimous.
Hon. L. L Whitesides, of Green County,
was nominated as a candidate for the Board
of Equalization.
ME. SUMNER'S LETTER TO L. U. REAVIS.
St. Louis, Mo., July 17.—1t appears that
the letter from Charles Scunner. to L. U.
Eeavis, of this city, telegraphed from here
last Saturday night, and published in the
Times Sunday, was garbled by leaving out
the two closing sentences, and a part of the
date. The full letter is as follows:
Washington, June 27,1871.
L. V. Reavis :
Dear 8m: I think chat, on reflection, von
-will not think it advisable tor me to write a pub
lic letter on the matter to which you oall atten
tion, Mr. Greeley and myself have been fellow
laborers in many things. We were born
in the same year. I honor him very
much. Between him and another person who
bhall bo nameless. I am for him earnestly. I
shall be here for ten days longer. The Republi
can party must bo saved; and what I can do
fcball be done for it. Very truly youxa,
Charles Sqsineb.
LETTER PROM EX-GOVERNOR WISE, OP
VIRGINIA.
Richmond, Va„ July 17.—Ex-Governor
Henry A. Wise, in a letter declining an in
vitation to address a Grant and Wilson rati
fication meeting at Alexandria, eaya: “It
is entirely unfitting for me to act with any
political party at the present time and in
the present attitude of affairs. I can
not and will not act or vote
with the so-called Liberal Republicans.
They are too liberal. They are so loose as to
have no principles, and to adopt the worst
as well as the best to suit the birds of every
feather met together in both Cincinnati and
Baltimore. They have in strange confusion
mingled white spirits and gray, so that the
party is the worst of mongrels and all
things to all men. To yon I have a
patriotic word to say: Excel the Liberal
Republicans. Be just and true Republicans
to your selves and to all men. Tho time has
come for General Grant to/iet ns have
peace.” I
BA conf.renoe of
straight-out Democrats was keld, to-day,
with tho alleged pnrpose of lorn mg u coali
tion against Greeley, and stamp the State
for Grant. j
Eichmond, Va., July 17.—Tib conference
of anti-Greeley Democrats whbh met here,
to-day was secret, and the naaes of the par
ticipants were not reported, osopting those
of James Lyon and J. Harmon Gilmer.
MISCELLANEOUS.
Fort Scott, Kan., Jnlv 17.-The Fort
Scott Monitor, the leading Eepnnican news
paper in southern Kansas, hoiststhe Greeley
flag to-morrow. Hon. A. Monlope, member
of the Republican. Central Comnittee, will
be its political editor.
Erie, Pa., July 17.—A Grant and Wilson
ratification meeting Is being find here to
night. It numbers six to one| tie Greeley
meeting held here last Saturday. A consid
erable nnmber of those who took part in tbe
Greeley meeting have since declared for
Grant. The only Democratic paper in this
connty has not yet hoisted Greeley’s name.
It bitterly opposed his nomination. ,
Wilmington, Del., Jnlyl7 Wm, Dean,
Chairman of tho Democratic Slate Conven
tion, publishes a card announcing bis resig
nation of that position on account of the
nomination of Greeley, and says beis ready
to help form a straight Democratic Ticket.
FOREIGN
i' lmT
One of the Abductors of Dr.
Bratton Sentenced.
Further Particulars of the Butler-
Camphell Affair.
South and Central American Items.
CANADA.
London, Ont., July 17.— Cornwall, who
assisted in the abduction of Dr. Bratton,
was found guilty and sentenced to three
years in the Penitentiary.
EGYPT.
Alexandria, July 17.—The military com
mission to inquire into the recent fracas be
tween Consul General Butler and others is
In session, and is composed of General Stone,
Colonel Pnrdy, and several native officers of
the Egyptian army. Butler’s destination is
not certainly known. It is reported he has
gone to the United States.
London, July 17.—Mall advices from Alex
andria to Friday last give detailed accounts
of the affray between Consul General Butler
and the Khedives. American officers, Con
sul Butler, his Secretary (Wadleigh). and an
attache of tho Consnlato named Jdtrotogo,
were dining at a Greek restaurant, where
there were also a narfcy of officers, Generals
Loring and Reynolds and Major Campbell. As
they were leaving the restaurant, Loring
and Reynolds saluted Butler, but Major
Campbell passed on without recognising
him. Butler shouted after him. *
evening. Major Campbell >• " •»
traced his at***- Campbell re
£PC _ - - and high words and blows
The whole party; then went into
the street, where Wadleigh Area several
shots at Major Campbell, wounding him dan
gerously. General Reynolds then fired at
Wadleigh, without ©fleet. The difficulty
is reported to have grown out of a long
standing enmity between Butler and Camp
bell. Persons who have recently arrived m
this city from AlexuPdria state that they
saw Butler, Wadleigh, Campbell, Loring,
and others; playing cords together within
the past two weeks.
THE ARBITRATION.
Geneva, July 17.—Tlio Board of Arbitra
tion assembled to day an hour earlier than
usual. The proceedings are somewhat
layed in consequence of the difference o*
languages spoken by the mem
bers of the Court, which ren
dered it a tedious transaction, and
explanations are necessary. Bat all the
preliminaries have been settled, and the
Board has finally decided to take up the case
of each ship soiatim.
Professor Montague Bernard arrived to
day.
The roofs and balconies of the hotels are
again decorated with dags and streamers.
GREAT BRITAIN,
London. July IT.— The Times, commenting
on the Stokes trial, says: 'At the bottom of
what we call this miscarriage of justice is
that indifference Americans feel for violent
crimes in which both murderer and victim
are rowdies." _
SOUTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA.
New York, July 17.—-Panama papers of
July Cth are received.
The steamer Bossier, with Agasiz and
party, arrived at Panama on June 25,
Minister Thomas sailed from Panama for
Lima, Pern, on the sth of July.
Instructions have been received at Aspin
wall, by the American Consul, to retain the
steamer Edgar Steward there until farther
orders.
Central American advices state that thirty
nine Capnchin friars were ejected from their
convent in Guatemala under an escort of
soldiers, and their property confiscated by
the Government. The Jesuits ore also being
expelled from Salvador.
The United States exploring party had
pearly finished the survey of a route from
the Interoceanio Canal, by wav of the Sapus
River, and would return to the United States
during the latter part of Jane.
President Gnaraia, of Costa Hica, is a pas
senger by the Henry Chaoncy, on a visit to
the United States-
Lima dates of the 27th nit. state that a
arand parade of 7,000 troops, armed with
W inchestor rifles, &0., was made on the 15ih,
as intimation from the Government that
they are ready for a rumored revolt. All
quiet.
Valparaiso advices state that Congress is
about to consider the treaty with the
United States.
Slight earthquakes were felt at Santiago
and Coplapo on the 2Gth nit., and on the Bch
of June at Valparaiso.
No canal route in Nicaragua has yet been
decided on.
Three officers of the expedition are to re
main at San Jnan to continue observations
during the four months absence of the corps,
which is to make observations at La Virgin.
Differences between the Argentine Repub
lic and Bolivia on the boundary question
are increasing, and Bolivian forces are about
to occupy Chacs, Argentine. Brazil is be
lieved to be at the bottom of the whole mis
chief.
It is decreed that in all Roman Catholic
cemeteries in Chili a portion of the ground
is to be set apart hereafter for the burial of
Protestant dead.
INDIANA.
TfaeSorgin Embezzlement Cose.
Special Despatch to The Chicago Tribtme.
Fort Wayne, Ind., July 17.— Farther tes
timony in proof of the validity of the organ
ization of the Fort Wayne Loan and Build
ing Association was offered, to-day. in the
Durgin embezzlement case, in the Criminal
Court. A certificate of the articles of asso
ciation was presented, and the testimony of
stock-holders submitted. The case will oc
cupy several days. Durgin's wife accompa
nies him, and remains in the Court room dur
ingfthe progress of the trial.
Telegraphic Breyideii
The official trial of the road steamer on the
Erie Caual was made yesterday, in the pres
ence of the Canal Commissioners, and proved
a complete success. The[eugine drew three
loaded boats at double the speed of boats
drawn by horses.
—Professor H. Wilson Harding, of Bethany
College, West Virginia, has been elected to
the chair of Physics and Mechanics in Lehigh
University.
—Spotted Tail, Chief of the Brnle Sioux
Indians, with twelve more of his principal
Chiefs, will arrive in Washington daring the
latter part of the present week, to settle
with the Government the questions with
regard to the location of the agency, etc.
—A sou of Thomas Bateman, aged 12
rears, was drowned at a picnic at Titusville,
Pa., yesterday.
—Despatches from Huntsville, Ala., state
that the rains in that section have done
much damage to crops. .The cotton lands
are flooded, and the rains continued last
night.
—The residence of Dr. Kirkwood, at Little
Rock, Ark., was’ stricken by lightning yes
terday. A room which the family had va
cated a few momenta previous was turned
tODsy-turvoy. Mr. K. was slightly stunned.
—An immense crowd of people attended
the farewell concert of the Imperial German
Band at Schntzen Park, Baltimore, last
Light. The festivities at the Park will con
clude to-morrow.
Hon. Alexander W. Randall,-ex-Governor
of Wisconsin, and Postmaster General under
Andrew Johnson, is lying critically 1U at his
residence in Elmira, ft, Y,
1872.
NEW YORK.
The International Prison Con
gress.
Impeachment Trial of Judge Bar
nard Commenced.
Daily Review of the Leading mar
kets.
Special Despatch to The Chicago Tiitmo*.
A CURIOUS ROBBERY.
New Yoek, July 17—It is very seldom
anybody gets the advantage of a Now York
hoarding-honse landlady, hut tho following
unique case is reported to-day: A mau and
woman, calling themselves Mr. and Mrs,
James, engaged hoard, about a week ago,
with Mrs. Annette Hardy, 501 Broome street.
This morning two unknown men called and
asked to see Mr, and Mrs. James, and were
shown into the parlor, where they were soon
after joined by the above parties, who ap
peared delighted to see them, and imme
diately sent ont for some liqnor. Upon re
ceiving the liquor, the party asked Mrs. Har
dy to join them, which she did. She
was not long in the parlor when she
was bound by the visitors, and, npon her
crying ont, they gagged her. The servant,
Mary Armstrong, hearing the cry, came to
see what was the matter, and was treated in
a like manner. The thieves then collected
many articles, with which they escaped,
Mr. and Mrs. James going with them. The
total value of the property stolen is stated
at $l,OOO.
COUNT JOANNES.
George, Count Joannes, who recently
brought suit to recover $50,000 for slander
against Assemblyman W. W. Niles, had his
complaint dismissed to-day, because it is too
theoretically descriptive, imaginative, and
generally fantastic. Connt Joannes’ trou
bles, like Catacazy’s, seems to be a fatal fa
cility with the pen.
THE CHOLEEA.
A Berlin letter, dated July 3, to the Lon
don Times, says the cholera is fast making its
way from tho interior of Knssia to the Prus
sian frontier. “God preserve Berlin, if it
visit ns this year. Owing to the gross negli
gence of the municipal authorities, some of
the broad, navigable water courses in this
city were, a few years ago, converted into
open sewers. The most aristocratic quarter
is, perhaps, the most subject to pestilential
vapors. In the meantime, mortality is rapid
ly on the increase here, having reached 4
per cent against 21-2 in 1507,”
THE WtISON CONGRESS.
The EngUan mails report the first day’s
sitting of the International Prison Congress
in London. All the European Governments,
with the exception of Portugal, were repre
sented on the opening day. America, both
North and South, was also well represented.
Earl Carnavon, in the opening speech, wel
comed the delegates, but expressed the re
grets that the British Government, when
applied to, refused to aid financially the
scheme of reform contemplated.
HONOR TO mss NELLIE GRANT IN ENGLAND.
On Monday, July 1, writes a London cor
respondent of the Manchester papers, the
covers which concealed the throve and
royal chair of State in the House of Lords
were removed, in honor of a visit
from Miss Nellio Grant, daughter of the
president. This is a compliment which has
nevsr been paid to a royal visitor. The
throne chair is always covered np during de
bates, except on occasions when hills receive
tne royal assent by commission. Miss Grant
entered the Honss shortly after 5, in com
pany with General Sohenofc and Miss
Sohcnok. She was very plainly dressed in
black.
THE STOCK EXCHANGE
was very dull to day. Erie ranged between
S3 3-S and 535-8. Wabash more active at
751-4 to 753-8. In other shares the fluctua
tions were 1- S to 1-4 per cent. The extreme
heat had a tendency to check business in all
directions.
FOREIGN EXCHANGE
was very dull. The supply of bills has
slightly increased. Actual business in
prime sterling to-day was on ' tbe
basis of 109 3-4 for sixty days, and
110 3-S for sight. In connection with foreign
exchange and specie shipments some im
portant changes have recently taken place
in freight and insurance charges. Formerly
the steamers charged 1-4 per cent for carry
ing specie to Liverpool, and there was in ad
dition a charge of 1-2 per cent land
carriage from Liverpool to London,
while tbe insurance was 1-8 per cent. Now
most gi tbe German steamship linos delivers
specie from New York to tbe Bank of Eng
land for 1-4 per cent, jost one-half the old
charge, and the insurance companies have
reduced their rate to 3-32 per cent.
MONEY.
The monetary situation is without change.
The supply of idle capital seeking temporary
investment is in excess of the wants of bor
rowers, which are very limited in
consequence of the prevailing {dnlness
on the Stock Exchange, Call loans are
still done at 3 to 4 per cent, and prime busi
ness notes taken at 0 to 7 percent. Time
loans are making 5 to 0 per cent for four
months, 7 per cent to 7 per cent gold for the
balance of the year, and 7 per cent gold for
six months, which latter bridges borrowers
say to middle of January.
GOLD.
There has been considerable doing in gold
loans on time, of late, and at high rates,
which wonld seem to indicate that gold will
not he so plenty for some months
to come as it Has been in the past. Quota
tions for gold loans are 1-15 to l-S per cent
for nse of gold for 30 days, 3-8 to 1-2 per cent
for sixty days, Ito 11-4 for ninety days, to
17 8 per cent for four mouths, and 17-8 to 2
per cent for the balance of the year. Money
is in demand at London, and Ameri
can firms can ship gold at
slight profit, and in addition lend ont money
for sixtsj days.gThe Sun says of the gold
movement: “The Treasury is confessedly
weak in coin, and shonld bullion gold call
in their loans, the reserves of the banks
wonld he materially reduced. A higher
market, in view of the demands of the mer
cantile community seems, probable, and tbe
next few months will undoubtedly show an
advance of several per cent.
GOVERNMENT BONDS
strong, higher, and more active. Central
Pacific bonds closed at 102 l-Balo2l-4; Union
Pacific firsts, 00 3-Sa9o -l-2; land grants,
817-SaB2; incomes, 87 3-BaB7l-2.
BREADSTUFPS.
Flour fairly active; low grades scarce
and better. Medium and better grades
steadier and the supply reduced. ’ At tho
close the market was firm at an advance,
with moderate offerings of shipping brands.
The supply of wheat is slight, holders firm,
and the demand moderate, chiefly for spring.
Winter firm, hut qniet. Market weaker at
the close. Freights closed stronger.
PORK
dull and unsettled, the trade buying in
retail lots.
PERSONAL.
Gratz Brownintends going to the sea-shore
within a few days. He is not expected to
recuperate before two or three weeks, after
which he will return to St. Louis. _
Sen ator Hendricks had an interview with
Greeley on Monday, and left for home yes
terday.
THE TRIAL OF JUDGE BARNARD.
The Court to try the impeachment ease of
Jndge Barnard, consisting of Chief Justice
Church, Judges Allen, Conover, Folger and
Eews, and twenty-six members of the State
Senate, met at Saratoga to-day, organizing
with Jndge Chnrch as President.
Barnard’s junior counsel asked for an ad
journment of one week on account of tbe
absence of senior oonnsel Beaob, and be
cause ol the confinement of Judge Barnard
NUMBER 338.
to his room by an attack of rheumatic gout.
The adjournment was nnanimonaly nega*
lived. Barnard's counsel then objected to
swearing in the members, bnfc the organiza
tion was proceeded with, after which the
Coart adjourned till to-morrow.
stokes. .
Stokes’ counsel soy they haveno intention
of trying to secure the hailing of their client
at present.
suicide.
A wealthy lady, named Fredericks, 35
years old, drowned herself at Hack
ensack, Sunday, from grief over the loss of
her brother.
STEAMSHIP ARRIVAL.
The Java arrived this morning from Liv
erpool.
The weather is very hot.
FATAL AFFRAY AT QUEBEC.
In Qnebf c, yesterday, Captain Pollitier, of
the bark Eivoli, in defending some of his
crew from an attack of “Crimps,” struck
James Dillon with an axe, nearly severing
his head from his body. Dillon died in*
atantly.
THE TEMPERATURE.
The thermometer, to-day, reached 03. There
were several cases of sunstroke,
ARRESTED.
Mahlon Anderson has been arrested here
for the embezzlement of pnblic funds in
Sweden.
TO BE BAILED.
It is said an effort will be made, os soon as
possible, to have Thomas and Patrick Hart,
and John Redmond, witnesses for the prose
cution in the Stokes trial, admitted to bail
until the next term. They have been con
fined since the shooting of Fisk.
DECREASE IN THE DEATH RATE.
The deaths in Brooklyn, the past week,
were only 370, a great decrease,
COLLAPSED.
The cabinetmaker's strike collapsed to
day. The men are resuming work.
DEAD,
Colonel French, proprietor of French's Ho
tel, died, last night, at Saratoga.
WASHINGTON.
THE NEW YORK CENTRAL RAILROAD
REVENUE CASE.
Washington, July 17.— Mr. Fairfield, At
torney, and Mr. Worcester, Treasurer of the
New York Central Kailroad Company, called
on Assistant Secretary Richardson and Com
missioner Douglas, this morning, in relation
to the scrip dividend tax, amounting to near
ly half a million dollars. The representa
tives of the Company want the Department
to bring suit for the recovery of the money.
Instead of collecting by summary process.
They were informed that the Department
could not assent to that proposition, bnt if
they would deposit United States bonds to
the amount of the tax, they might bring suit
against the Collector at Albany, just as if the
money hadheen obtained by distraint of the
Company's property* and promising that on
the trial the Department would interpose no
technical objection that the money had not
been raised by distraint. This position of
the Department is with a view to facilitate
an action in the premises. The representa
tives of the Company will return to New
York without delay, and have promised a re
sponse within a few days.
TREASURY REGULATIONS.
The Treasury regulations of the 2Gth of
June, concerning the exemption from duty
of imported materials going into the con
struction and repair of vessels, will be so
modified as to require payment of duty on
bempand manilla cordage, iron bars, and
copper and composition sheathing on their
entry, and when it shall he shown that snob
articles have been manufactured into mate
rials going into the construction or repair of
American vessels, the duty paid will he re
funded.
The War Department has details of the
massacre of the Lee family, on Clear Fork,
10 miles below Fort Griffin, Texas. The
father, mother, and a little girl. 8 years of
age, were tilled by arrows. These were
scalped and the bodies left with the arrows
sticking in them. Mrs. Lee's eats W6t£ out
off. Cordelia, aged 15, Susannah, aged 17,
and John Lee. aged 16, are prisoners. The
commander or the post at Fort Griffin sent
scouting parties after the Indians, but there
was great delay in their starting, to a
flood in the river, and ere hut small
hopes of overtaxing themnrderera. General
Augur fears that more extensive operations
wm hay© to he taken against these Indians
before th*y will remain peaceable. With.
Mexico on one side and the reservations on
the other, as places of refuge and security
for themselves and their plunder, the pres
et defensive system will not effect much.
GENERAL SHERIDAN ON OUR INDIAN POLICY.
General Sheridan, in a communication to
the War Department, says: •* We esu never
stop wild Indiana from murdering and steal
ing until we ponish them. If a white man
in this country commits murder ,we hang
him; if he steals horses, we put him in the
Penitentiary. If an Indian commits these
crimes, we civelhim better fare and more
blankets. I think I may, with reason, say
that under this policy the civilization of the
wild red man will progress slowly.”
War Department Weather Prognostic*.
Washington, July 17.—The barometer
will probably continue rising, with norther
ly winds and cool weather. from the lower
lakes westward to Missouri. Cloudy weath
er will continue over the Ohio Valley.
Southwesterly winds, with more numerous
local storms, will prevail in the South At
lantic and Gulf States. Westerly winds,
with lower temperature and cloudy weather,
will prevail from Virginia to New Jersey.
Easterly winds and cloudy weather will con
tinue on the New England coast.
Damage Canted by a Bala Storm*
Wheeling, W. Va., July 17.—Heavy show
ers, this afternoon, have done great injury
to property in this city. The grading of the
C, W. & Ky. R. R., at the foot of Jefferson
street, is badly damaged, having cut atray
about one hundred feet of Jefferson street
down to the depth of twenty feet, and car
ried out into the river. The streets were
onerflowed, and some are now blockaded
with debris.
MARRIED.
SIMPSON—SARD—JuIy 17, at the residence of tha
bride’s father, by Rev. W. W. Everts. D. D., assisted
by Bev. Bobert Collyer, Edward M. Simpson and An
nie E. Sard, daughter of Grange Sard. No cards.
TASCOTT—HIGGINS—JuIy I, by Rev. M. Chase,
James B. Tascott. of Chicago, and Mrs. Lucetta A.
Biggins, formerly of Boston.
BOBBIN—DE LA MATER—JuIy 17, 1872, at the
residence of J. Edwin Mnchmoro. 678 Michigan av.
enne, by Rev. Arthur Mitchell, Mr. Eugene V. Rod*
din and Mrs. C. Virginia De La Hater, both of this
city. No cards.
DIED.
JACKSON—In this cltv. July 17, William Henry,
Infant eon ot Wm. F. and Eliza J Jackson.
Funeral from house corner of Calumet avenue and
Twenty-ninth street, to-day, July IS, at 2 p.m., to
oakwood Cemetery* in carriages. Friends are in
vited.
SMITH—On board steamer on Lake Huron, Sun
day, July 14 of cholera Infantum, Florence Banter,
only child of Bralnard T. and Nannie Hunter Smith,
aged 13 months.
The remains have been interred at Gracelano.
MEETINGS.
Jflasome.
Regular convocation of Union Park Chapter, No
148. b. a. M., Thursday, July is. at BP. M. Business
of Importance demands the presence of all the mem
bers. By order of the MB. H P.
CHARLES PERKINS. Secy.
FURfIXTUKE.
Fashionable
FURHITUHE,
W. W. STRONG FURNITURE 00.
353 to 859 W. Bandolpb-st., Chicago,
Branch salesroom, Wabaah-av. and 22d-st
We call special attention to our stock of Low Piloel
Goods, suitable for present demands.
OFFICE DESKS,
Cheap at J. LuxiwiffS,
XJ7 West X.ake-st.
EXCURSIONS.
GUcap&MwMJ.
LAKE SUPERIOR EXCURSIONS:
This Company Is now selling round trip excursion
tickets, from Chicago to Lake Superior and return,
AT $35 EACH.
These tickets are Issued via six different routes of
rati and steamboat travel, and are good if used prior
to Oct 1,1672 For tickets and information apply at
the city ticket office, 31 West Madison-at, near Sher
man Bouse, and at the passenger depots of the 0/« ft
N. W. od> General Ticket Agent
M. HUQHITT. General Snperintendent. .
Irving Park lots.
I must have money, and will sell 20
lots. 207 173 feet In the original suMlvieion. for one-
HalfthoiTYHio. cmJStfl,#irtassort.
REMOVAL. 1
REMOVAL.
We fcave removed our bmlneu to ear
former location, Ko». ng and ISO 3lonroe<
it, vbere, with largely Intreaied facidllef.
we ■ ball be pleaicd to meet the want! of
ear friendi and the public general!;,
CULVER, PAGE, HOTiVE t C 0„
Hannfactnreri, Importer!, and Dealeri In
Paper, Blank Booki, Stationer;, Book
binder*’ Slock, Toole and Saehlnery,
alio JOB PKIIiTEBS.
TO RENT.
FOR BENT.
Tbo 4-atory and basement brick building (50x93) now
beingfiected on tie west aide of Franklin sc. between
Maoiaon and Washington, having an alloy on the si lo
and rear, and being In the immediate viclary of F*eld,
Letter A Co.. J. V- Fanvell A Co., and riamiln. Halo
A; Co Bnlidinghaa oil modern Improvements. aa>’l3
suitable for only wholesale business. Possession
trlven on or abont Sept I ,
' For plans of building and terms apply to owner,
* B M OOTHSS.T,
ISI Fast Madison at, KoomT.
FOR RENT.
First-class stores and officer, best location flu
Wabash-av.; or will put it in first class repair
for boardiag-bonse. Apply to
B. F. NOBBIS & CO.,
137 and 139 State-st, corner Madison.
TO RENT.
Oneof the finest basements in the city, 40x30, with
rear light, perfectly dry, with tiret-clasa vault, on
Statist., one door from Madison-st. Apply to
B. F. NORRIS A CO.. Jewellers,
l37aml comer M*di«on._
GAS Aim BTEAM PIPE.
GAS & STEAK PIPE.
We have on hand a fall assort
ment of
m ill STSI PIPE,
Which we sell at the lowest mar
ket rates*
J. FURSE & CO.,
15 SOUTH JEPFEBSOW-ST.,
near Rnnilolnli-st.
ITKANOIAE.
iSflmSiwElii!
OF NEW FORK.
CAFITAIi,
$5,000,000 IN GOLD I
SAMUEL D. BABCOCK, President.
Xi. A. VON HOFFMAN, Treasurer.
THIS OOMPAHT win loan In cold or omronoy,
and In sums not less than $5 000, without communions,
for long pei looa ox Beal Estate, improved or in course
of Improvement, in Chicago, through a Committee
composed of the following named gentlemen i
Wm. 7. Coolbaugh, Eaq , Chairman:
Solomon A. Esq., Wirt Dexter. Esq.,
Henry W. King, Esq., Heman O. Powers, Bed
AppUcatlona received and forma furnished at tbs
Office of the Company. S. W, corner Madison and
State-atA, Booms 2 and 3.
ALFRED W. RANSOMS, Secretary,
Chicago, June 1.1672,
Merchants’ and Knickerbocker Ins
Claims, Republic Certificates of Indebt
edness, Chicago City and Cook County
Bends, bought and sold by A. O.
SLAUGHTER 323 Wabash.av.
stoves, ranges. &o. ’
IjPBRMiM
If FIRST PREMIUM 11 AM. INS. 1871
Double Elevated Oven, Warming Cloaet, Broiling
Door, Fender Qua.d, Dumping and Shaking Grate*
Direct Fender. Fi;tlEE WARHES s COly
Hanufactursn, Troy, S. V.
Branch Houses-?™' York, Cleveland and Ohio*-
go. For sale by
FUELER, WARREN & C«.i
JVorih 'S*ser , Chicago* Wit .
INSURANCE.
IMIOIi liSiAffl COW!
OF CLEVELAND.
Cleveland, Ohio, July 13,1372.
A dividend of six (6) per cent has this day been de
clared to the creditors of the Tentonla Insurance
Company who have properly proved their claims.
Said dividend is payable at the National City Bank *£
Cleveland, on ana after the isthday of August, 1372.
To facilitate collection, divider d orders will be mailed
to creditors in ample time. Parties failing to receive
them will please advise the undersigned.
JOHN F. WHITELaW, Assignee.
WATCHES AITD JEWELRY.
JOHN G. ASHLEMAN,
WHOLESALE AND DETAIL DEALER 32?
Fine Watches,
JEWELRY & DIAMONDS,
452 Wabash* av,’
&T Orders from the country solicited.
TEAS.
DUTY OFF OP TEAS.
GREAT REDUCTION IN PRICES.
CALL FOB NEW PRICE LIST.
Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Go.
116 WEST WABHINGTON.ST.
BUSINESS CHANGES.
A Business Man
Can make a most profitable arrangement with an ea-
Üb’lsbedmannfaotuilnghOTiao.inwhich bo can em
ploy S3 000 to $15,000 at a guaranteed profit of over
25 per cent. Call on 8- T . 3SG Wabaah-av.
WM. H. STIC3SXSS7,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law. Office (In the new
brick building) southeast corner of Michigan and
North Clark ais. Special attention to Probata mat*
ters Wills drawn and construed and estates settled.
Collections promptly attended to
Clerk or student wanted who speaks German.
Glotk
At Culver, Page, Hoyna & Co.’s*
ILI3 and 15 North Deep lain es-at, Chicago.
DOCKAGE,
BY J. L. BATS&W&7,
CatPir Plarket and Randolph.sts.
HIDE PARE. TAXES
are now payable at Booml, 20 Congreas-at In conse
quence of the fire of Oct. Sand y last.payment of
taxes has been delayed more than eight months. It
Is. therefore, important to all person* that their taxes
ho paid at once. JAMES IL ELY, Collector.
WANTED TO LEASE;
A store, or first floor above store, either on or ad
jacent to Lake, Randolph, or Washlngton ata, east ot
LaSalla Possession within three months.
METALS, care Carrier No i-j.
Office of the Chicago Dock Company, Boom
21, Central Union Block.
An adjourned meeting of the Stockholders of the
Chicago Dock Company will be held at the Office of
the Company, on Thursday. July 25, 1372, at 2 o’clock,
p. m.. for the election of Directors for the present
yearand tor the consideration ot any other business
presented. c. H. DURPiIY, Secretary.
Chicago, July is. 1372
Notice to Furniture or Otber
manufacturers.
I "want to rent to gome Liras manura-for, a LARGE?
BRICE BUILDING, suitaoie for the business, with
in ono mile of Court House. Will take an interest Itt
the business If desired. M H. MOsRIS,
Boom 2.47 West Randoloh-rt-
SAAR AAD GRAVE!
Can lie furnished to hnlldera. navera. or rooters on
the track of the Galena bbkwStee.
131 B»at Madiaon-at.
50 CHURCH PEWS,
With Cushions, lor sals. Inquire of
JsO^H;EoSB^472Wabaih^aT.
Tremont Restaurant.
A first-class Restaurant, at reasonable prices, wlh
be opened on and after Thursday, Jane 27. under tha
•Tremont” private entrance, on Congress .at. Dlnnee
will be served from 12 to 3i o’clock.
CICERO sasss
now duo. at lowest Washington-st. Office hours,
2 tO 4 O’clock P- BL '
A. O, BUTLER, CoUWfctt
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