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Maximum temperature, 03 ; minimum, 60.
J ASIKS A. BARWICK,
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SECOND EDITION.
A aecond euition of th« RcoORD-Unoti is iwued
each day at 2 r. v. bringing the Eastern and coatt
news up to tin' hour. By thin arrangement the
UioORO- Ixios will present the latest n«wa obtalri
able at all points cast Mid north of Sacramento.
rhe regular mornia;; editiun of the Rjccokd-Uxios
Is carried by morm'ti|r trains, and is ahead of all
competitors as far north as Chico, on the California
and Oregon Railroad ; west to Benicia, and south to
Stockton, and east to Colfax, Folsom and Placer
ville ai.J all intermediate places. The second edition
matter will be found each day upon the third oa?c.
THIS MORNING'S NEWS.
In New York Government bonds »re quoted at
119} for 4s o( lUO7 ; tli| (or 4^«; I'M, (or :(}•;
sterling, Ji - 'I 90 ; silver bars, 1141.
Silver in London, If 1-1 M ; consols, 93 11-lGd; 5
l>er cent. United bUtci bonds, extended, 102J ; 4s,
122; 4ss, 116.
Id San Francisco halt dollars are <|UOtcd at J dis
count to psr ; Mexican dollars, Olittti'2 cents.
Mininu; stocks took a general turn downwards in
sail Francisco yesterday morning. Union Consoli
dated fell below $:, for the firHt lime this year. Most
uf the sales o( this stock were at •?". to f j!, l>ut "n
shares were let go at SI !)•".. Tiierj iv > decline
in every Comstock mine, varying from .~>c to 50c ;*-r
•hare. There were no n..\,-i of California, Jul.a.
Alpha, Imperial, Confidence, Belcher, Caledonia,
Justice, Silver Hill, Benton, Mt. Diablo, Northern
Belle, Silver King or Tip Top.
The funeral of the late E. B. KcJding t.jok place
at Sau Francisco yesterday, and was largely at
tendeu.
Henry Reint WdS found dead at Visalia yeatcr
day.
The Kern county Supervisors hjve rescinded the
order recently made authorizing a compromise with
the Southern Pacific Railroad in regard to taxes.
General A. J. Warner has been nominated b\ the
"-mocrats of the Fifteenth Ohio District lor Con
gress.
The Court-martial at Newport barracks, fir the
trial of Colonel Joseph Taylor, closed yesterday.
Michael Ilaas, a former dlifornian, was killed by
a traiu near Fort Wayne, Ind., Tuesday night.
Martlintf irregularities are reported iv the ac
counts of James Crawford, Superintendent of the
<'arson Mint.
Within the past three weeks thirteen attempt*
•i suicide have been made at Deuver, Col., five of
lueai successful.
The white veil was conferred on fifty.two young
ladies yesterday at St. Mary's Convent, Milwaukee.
The Republican!) of St. Joseph, Mo., have nomi
nated J. H. Thompson (or Congress.
Gui!d(ord Onalow, the well known friend and ad
vacate ■•'-ffV '^ IBf*'*1 Bf*'* 'n 'he famous 1 ichl'Onie tase,
is dead.
The Democrats of iN; 1, i,;;, Indiana District ha\e
nominated State Senator Wood for Congres*.
lhe National PhHHmo Convention began its
gemlou at Chicigo vejtenlay, with aOO delegates
present.
Two hotels and thirty other buildings were de
• 'roye-1 by fire at Kiesville, N. H., yesterday.
A fire at Syracuse MBJMd a loss of <:>OO,OOO Tues
day night.
The Chieigo Criminal Court dis]«>ged uf I,.".!• *
cues during the year euding July Ist.
The three highwaymen who lobbed the Btage and
killed the cxprvst messenger and a passenger near
Globe, A. T., on the 20th instant, have been cap
tured, and one of them has made a full c mfess'nn.
The two Cherry Creek stage robbers have been ar
reitod near Ward, Nevada, b> a Deputy Sheriff of
Kureka county.
Mm. Alice H«*ton n-sj killed yemaireay near Eu
itti, Nev., by the mud roof of her house cavinf
Jpaa her.
George Cooke, the gold biiok swindler, wa» sen
tcured at Nevada City yesterJj\ to a bf of 9SiO
■M one year's imprisonmen.
Fire at Belhalto, 111.
The Michigan Greenback State Cnnveutiou met
yesterday at Grand Rapid*.
Charlea A. King has been nominated for Congress
M the Repub<icaos of t^.e Fi-urth Ohio District.
The Republicans cf'f he Third Michigan District
I »ye MM<mM E. yj Lacy for Congress.
In the Eighth Congressional District of oim?^'-
«r-i J. 11. IToung liasJn^iri in n..nihnt>-:J' .
tn ■ Democrats.
Tlio Democratic jJ^^^B^^t»»»*'^
__^^iCTic l "mention of Michigan
P. Alliti.ji \yjm been notuinatsd for C3oncjrc««
by the Democrats of the Eleventh lowa District.
Kswards aggregating *8,100 are offered for the
apprehension of the persons who committed the
triple murder at Mt. Pulaski, 111.
James Robinson was found dead yesterday about
hilf a mile 'nu the Folsom prison.
Two 11-year old beys (ought with knives at Plain
fi 'Id, 0., yesterday, and bath wore dangerously
wo inded.
There is a bad washout <"! the Southern Pacific
t>et«rccn Tasa Orandr «ml W»rto»ft>, A. T.
The M.'M'.tn Consul at San I>ic n ro was married at
Sonoma \cstcrda\ to a dan-.-htcr ..f flcncral \ allejo.
Titc First Artillery Rr^imcnt is to be reviewed h\
Governor Perl-ins at <*amp Haymond to-ilav.
D. tf. Arguillar was murdered in Guntay valley,
San Dieiro county, last Monday.
Tliey are having a growl at San Diego about the
failure of mail service.
I. S. Rubinson, a conductor on the Sonora (Hex
ico) Kailriu'l, his Kt-vii arrested at HcrmmtiMo for
murder.
U is reporteu that a Christian has been assassin
ated at Beyreut.
The Kansas Greenback Slate Convention is in scs
si m at Topeka.
The picnic near Chicago yesterday, to raise money
to build a monument to the memory of John Brown,
wn a aisgraccful failure.
The Nile has c .innienzcd its annual rise.
Tlie American Forestry' Congress at Montreal yes
terday elected oracers for the ensuing year and ad
journed.
Yellow fever is creating great havoc at Port-au-
Priuce.
The British force] now hold the Suet Canal it"
e.itire length.
And now for anotner sensation. M. Camille Flam
tsirion, the eminent Krcnch astronomer, U said to
have predicUvl the probable end of the world by its
collision with a comet which he saj-s will make its
appearam-c in September. Now if the State Agri
cultural Society only knew that comet's address it
might engage it for the Sta'e Fair, and thus the
% isitors la Sairamento would be el>ect<ed straight
through to tht beautiful shore, for St. Peter never
asks any awknarj questions of those who hail from
tbls favored locality. Why M. Flammarion con
cludes that contact with the comet will be so de
■iructive to the California State campaign we do not
exactly mi X r-: .ad, for though the compofiition of
■ MineUt is sti'.l a moot question, the majority of as
tronomersappear to rovard them as far to*> tenuous
of KithaUnce to ii.rtii-i any injury ui>on our solid
planet.
Tiik people uf Chicago are getting alarmed again
because of the rapid iiu'rcsse of wooden buildings in
that city Th< ;■.■ is an ordin lira forbidding the
erection of such buildings within tha city limit*,
bat the ItaH says it is constantly defied, and that
•' the conditions for another great conflagration are
b^iojc brought inUi existence."* The same paper
'■ ir.-ei that the Su|ierinteiident of Buildings and
certain Allermen are pur|io»ely indifferent to what
is going on, and leaTei it to be inferred that they
take bribes to be blind. It would seem from this
tl^at the yiaUnals for an old-fashioned Yijrilance
CommMt^are being brangtit togetlierln Ch?a|b;
(or it it lot probable that the people of that enter
prising Wiirgh will sit with their hands foldei while
a few oorrupt otfieials prepaie another coati^ration
for them
CiMUftii authorized an important work at the
last ""—Via, uamely, a classified, analytical and de
ecriptiv* catalogue of all Government publications,
from tht foundation nf the Government to the pres.
ent time. Itis to cover publications by all the de-
FRANCE AND EGYPT.
The attitude assume! by a part of the
French press toward the English opera
tions in K'ypt ia meat perverse and unrea
sonable. England has taken possession o
the Suez Canal because it wa» absolutely
necessary to do so in order tj carry on th
campaign against Arabi. Of course i
does not follow that ehe will henceforwan
control the caoal, though if she did sh
could unquestionably show a better title
to such control tban any other power. Fo
while eighty-five per cent, of all the vee
sels passing through it carry the Britis i
flag, so the interests of England in th
Im-i. far exceed in magnitude thgsc of an '
other Karope&n Government. It has indee<
been said that Kuesia and France both hay
Kutern interests also, but they are trirlin
compared to thoae of Great Britain, and i
it becomes a question us to which of the
great pawers sh*U control the canal, it
certain that France cannot bring any valid
argument against an Knglish protectorate.
It is moreover <|uitc apparent now that
some of the Kuropean powers will hence
forth have to protect the canal, either
singly or jointly, for it has been effectually
demonstrated that the K:>yptian Govern
ment possesses neither the stability nor the
p-jwer to do so. But the present com
plaints of the French papers are the more
foolish because it ia notorious that Glad
stone did not wish to take any action in
Egypt unless France would co-operate, and
because it ia equally notorious that Kog
land was compelled to undertake the work
single-handed through the unexpected with
drawal of France at the most critical junc
ture.
If the policy of the I>; Freycinet min
istry had been carried out, France would
now have been co operating with England
in the Delta ; but the French Legislature
refused to indorse that policy, and however
foolish this conclusion may have been, it
must be presumed to be the expression of
the nation. France, therefore, withdrew
from all participation in the Egyptian busi
ness, and whatever advantages may accrue
to Kngland through her persistence, will
have been fully earned. The fact is, that
the Frencli Government has committed a
great blunder in this connection. A few
years ago the French inlluence in Egypt
was paramount, and up to the time of the
Alexandria massacre that Government had
kept fully abreast of England. But at that
poiut some domestic consideration - proba
bly in part a reaction from the Tunis af
fair, and in part a feeling of wast of confi
dence in the new army system—interfered
with the foreign policy of the country, and
resulted in the defeat of the De Freycinet
ministry, and the sudden retreat of the
French from the Egyptian operations. Up
to that moment it had no doubt been sup
posed in Kngland that the w! Ole proceed
ings would have been undertaken jointly.
The change threw a very grave and mo
mentous responsibility upon England. She
had not been prepared for a laud campaign.
Naturally she would have expected that
the French, possessing a great army, would
furnish the larger part of the land expedi
tion, while the naval work would priuci
pilly devolve upon herself.
But she was now called upon either to
follow the French example, and abandon
the whole enterprise, or to take the re
sponsibility solely upon herse'f. She
| could not do the first, sir^e it would not
only have discredited her fatally in Egypt,
but throughout the East. And such dis
credit might easily involve a second mu
tiny in Hindostan. The ruler of India
I is in fact compelled to maintain her mili
tary prestige at all hazards, and therefore
| there was no course but to advance.
France had left her ally in the lurcli, and
I had acted in a manner which would rightly
be considered \ cry shabby in a mon,.;jj r ,y i
but which cannot be resented i), a -enub
lic, because there is i'l1"r" > i^f7 .'_.]iu In il
responsibility. Hitt^ysgf.^^,. tbe E»m
campaign Kigland
| justly claimed the profits of it, and what-
I ever the French press may say, the world
will assuredly hold her entitled to them.
It is a rule as old as the human raoe that
the laborer ia worthy of his hire, and
when one power undertakes that which
several have declined to venture upon, the
one power will he justified in demanding
j and taking the lion's share ol' the ad-
I vantages.
The French paper* are probably at bot
I torn chagrined at the action of thuir own
I leginUtive body, but that does not justify
! them in accusing their late-ally of commit
ting a theft in taking possession of the
Suez Canal. We may be sure that if
France had consented to co-operate in
Egypt she would have found it necessary
to supersede the Canal Company for the
time being, and we may also be sure that
she would have done this without compunc
tion or hesitation. And she haa nobody
but herself to blame for the fact that
British instead of French soldiers are now
holding the canal. She would not have it
when it was almost thrust into her hands,
and now the probability ia that she cannot
get it. She has in fact lost her prestige in
Egypt and in the East by her inaction, and
her loss is England's gain. And now that
England has control of the canal it is not
likely that she will again run the risk of
having her communications with India in
terrupted. She may propose a joint pro
tectorate, or it may be forced upon her,
but if she is wise she will not lightly forego
her present vantage ground, and there is
no power in Europe at present that will
quarrel with her upon such &n issue.
The opportunity of France has been al
lowed to pass. That is her lookout, how
ever. She took the coarse which the
majority of her legislators thought tbe
safest, and now the only dignified course
for her is to abide by her own decision.
No person cau expect to obtain from
neutrality the tame advantages as from
active co-operation in an enterprise of this
kind. Kngland is doing all the work, and
she will claim and receive ncaily all the
wages. That is only fair, and France can
not seriously object to it. At all events
she should have thought twice about with
drawing if she really wanted to maintain
her prestige in the East. It is too late for
regret*, now that the die has been cast.
Egypt, in the ordinary course of events,
will go to Kngland henceforth, and France
must be content with Algeria and Tunis,
and her distant Annamese colony.
THE SUPREME COURT AND THE PRISON
DIRECTORS.
Tbe Supreme Court has decided that the j
Act of tbe Legislature which gave the I
Prison Directors - 10u a month each, is
unconstitutional. The I!ki okii-Uxion so
held when the Act was passed. The
Prison Commission appointed by Gov
ernor Perkins so held. K.verv lawyer of
|fc§^s^^Hn.; who lias eve Ir.jked into the
held. In fact, the Act of
ftirp was an obvious and ihal-
circumvent and evade the
ot tne Constitution, which
cte I'liffm directors shall
than mileage
Aa. Some of the thinnest
in defense of in
advanced by the
jßteaJrieuca ; but
in
the organic i»w involved in the Act,
when it was introduced. The Directors
had fell waraiDg of the risk they ran io
taking this money. The Constitution pro
hibited them from receiving any salary.
Nevertheless, they took it, and now they
will brf called upon to pay it back into the
Treasury. We trust that this outcome
will be a lesion to Legislatures, also, not
to try to circumvent a perfectly plain and
unamttKUOus provision of the Constitu
tion ; and that it may convince office
seeker* of the danger of taking unaalaried
placet in the hope of squeezing salaries out
of then, by hook or by crook.
GETTING INTO TROUBLE.
M. de I.essep9 appears to be getting
into troubled waters through bis very im
prudent leading toward the rebel Arabi.
His Uat freik U said to have been a
dinner with Arabi, and now it is reported
that a correspondence between the two
has been discovered, which very seriously*
compromises the hero of the Suez Canal.
M. de Lesseps is doubtless an enthusiast,
and his youth perhaps accouuts for his sin
gular impulsiveness ; but he ought to be
aware that in times of war people who are
found corresponding with the enemy, and
perhaps giving him valuable information,
are liable to be treated as spies, and even
if not led out and ahot by a platoon, ara
apt to be put in durance or Bent out of the
country. It is not to be supposed that Sir
(■arnct Wolacley would do anything rough
to his friend -M. de 1.-.sseps; but if he
tiuds him writing compromising letters to
| Arabi it will become his pain'ulduty to see
i that the correspondence is stopped, and
also probably to insist upon M. de Lesseps'
return to France. For clearly the protec
tion of the Suez Canal could not require
the maintenance of secret and underhand
relations with the commander of the rebel
forces, and if >!. de I.etssps does not realize
this it is his misfortune.
THE SHAM CONSPIRACY CASE.
We see that the New York Tribute is as
skeptical as ourselves »s to the alleged Ala
bama negro conspiracy which was recently
made the pretext for lynching » prominent
colored man in that State. The more we
reflect upon the Btory the more convinced
do we become that there is not a word of
truth in the statement given to the public.
The atrong pretumptiun is that it really
means a revival of the villainous system of
force and intimidation which disgraced the
South for bo many years. Nobody who
knows anything about the negro will be
lieve that he is capable of conspiracy after
i this fashion. His character is in all re
{ spects averse from operations of the kind.
If he would conspire a little more he would
get on better at the South, but he allows
kimself to be controlled by white men who
are too often vulgar demagogues. In the
case under notice we have little doubt that
when the truth cornea out it will appear
that the m*n who was hanged had been an
inllaential scgro politician, and that his
influence was interfering with that of some
of the whisky-sodden blackguards who
think Ihe country belongs to them. We
j believu that all the conspiracy was on the
! side of these fellows, and that they have
I in fact established a terrorism over the
| colored people, and intend to use it for po
i litical (Sect. We trnst, however, that the
TribuiW and other Kiatern journals will at
once dispatch trustworthy corespondents
to the scene of action, and bring out all the
facts. Certainly it will not do to accept
the cock-and-bull story of a negro plot
which the murderers have put forward to
screen themselves.
LAKE COUNTY REPUBLICANS.
'^ 9—-fJublish elsewhere the platform
adoptod by the Lake county Republicans.
It is wit long, but it contain? a good deal
of clear thinking. Special attention may
l'« invited to the resolution on the Sunday
law qiestica. The fact is that this issue
is fali to be ths moit important in the
campaign, and from every interior county
we ate constantly receiving intimations
that the State Convention w expected to
speak with no uncertain sound upon it.
The Democratic position as delined by
Ul&scGti!;, nsmely that Sunday ought to be
abolished, aud thai freedom requires un
bounded license aud the elimination of
! morality, will be squarely met by the Ite
i publicans everywhere, while it is already
| certain that » great many Democrats will
| refuse to support the position of their
1 party in this respect. The Lake county
Republicans reflect the general sentiment
on the Sunday law, in l jet.
SAN FRANCISCO NEWS.
There were ">OO registrations at the
Registrar's office Monday, and 535 up to
2:.'M) v. >i. yesterday.
It has been found that the Supreme
Court has decided that all street assess
ments mast be paid before contracts can
be let.
A cargo of 3,655 bags of sugar from
Oahu wai discharged from the schooner
Ivmni Claudina at toe seawall Tuesday.
The Bink < ommissionsrs examined the
condition of the (Savines and Loan Socie'y
of this city ou the 10th, and found the
same solvent.
The stockholders of the OJd Fellows'
Savings 15 ink have re-elected the old Di
rectors. The bank has been in liquidation
for throe years.
The new trial of Wheeler, the strangler,
for the murder of his sister-in-law, has
been set for next Tuesday in Department
Twelve of the Superior Court.
Henry Kich, a German seaman, fell
overboard and was drowned on the after
noon of the lGsh instant during the recent
trip of the steamer Ancun down the coast.
Deceased was 2? yeara of age and lived for
some time in this city.
I. S. Kalloch has made a formal dem&nd
od the Board of Election Commissioners
for representation of the Metropolitan Tem
ple Workingmen party on the precinct
election boards. The demand will be con
sidered at the next meeting of the Hoard.
On Tuesday the Directors of the Produce
Exchange met to consider an olh'cial com
munication of the Sin Kraneisco Grain Ex
change, suggesting the appointment of
committees to discuss the propriety of con
solidating the two institutions. After some
informal talk, Messrs. Wightman, Dutard
and Stone were chosen to interchange views
with representatives from the Grain Ex
change.
Captain Purvis, of the i 1-fated steam- r
Escambia, that was lost outside the Head 9,
with the majority of all aboard, is at pres
ent in Shields, England. letters from him
and his wife have been received recently by
some friends in this city, io which gratitude
is expressed for the kind manner in which
he was treated on tho terrible morning of
the '20th of June after he reached shore
from the wreck.
The unknown man who was conveyed to
the City and County Hospital in an express
wagon ou the 17th instant died in that in
stitution Tuesday night. It will be recol
lected that the man was unconscious when
he arrived at the hcspital. and was badly
bruised about the body. Nothing has been
ascertained as to his identity or of the cir
cumstances under which he received the
injuries. The remains have been removed
to the Morgue, and Coroner Weeks will
hold an in<,uest at J1 a. m. next Friday.
The deceased was about U years of age, of
slight build, having dark hair, whiskers
and mustache, gray eyes and a full set of
regular teeth. On the back of the left
wrist i» tattoed a bracelet with a cross in
the center and a star in frou*,. Between
the thumb and index linger of the lift
hand is tattoed an anchor, and on the front
portion of the left arm is another anchor.
When taken to the hospital he wore a pair
of brown-striped cas3imere pants, a gray
flannel undershirt and a checked overshirt.
In the pockets of the clothing wre fonnd
t white handled two-b!aded pocket-knife,
one of the blades brokeL. and a nickel
plated match-box. He had on no coat,
rest, shoe* or socks.
I^Wttle tlap at those who sketch : Just
B|b£ intervale, where the brake ferng
fei.e placed her case! acd eat
Bl'*' •ketcbing from nature.
B»;:i. is that me you're drawing
mow in the picture ':" " H by,
but I didn't know you
(13z, if it's me," con-
of the artist's
me on the wrong
■Ul get kicked atrsy
HOME AND ABROAD.
NallOMl Proh.bllloa < ..uw nllon Thr
Tn.vl.ir C«arl-VmrlUl - tieaeral < rook
and ilir *toa\ Dimcally — Mlcbliam
Drniorralfi ud «.r. ri i.i, U. .-. >„,uln«-
tlous f«r lontrr<» Ik. « „rnrl! "Bcve-
Inll.iu^" lUr IIIIbsI* Tiiplr Kurttrr
tarloat Itrntu of Forclga .New* -Elc.
IVKUL SISriTCBU TO THE RBCOXD-rXIGX.]
•OMEBTIC.
•■«'rnor Cornell's Mock Operation*.
New Yobk. August 23d.—The ejcciteinwit
iv p-iliti ■ ;1 circi»s over tbe so-called "revela
ti jus "' concerning Governor Cornell* atock
operations continues, and the uewxpapers,
especially the Herald, are <1 iue all they can
to exaggerate the matter. Governor Cornell
w»( an officer of the A. D. T. Company, and
according to the (statement took advantage of
his position to form & blind pool for the dis
posal of a large holding at the atock. Gov
ernor Cornell was cot alone in the scheme,
havicg associated with himself such men as
Gould, Ban Sydney Dillon, Galloway and
others, who largely control the atock market,
2nd can influence a stock either way they de
sire. The- men were to become responsible
for tbe stock, and share the profits of such
s*leß as Cornell might make, he having con
trol of the affair. It had become necessary
to make a sale of A. D. T. slock, aa a new
company was being organized, and the stock
of tae old one was likely to decline in pri'.e
in consequence ; therefore how to get rid i f
the «!d *:..!.-k at a fair profit was the question.
Governor Cornell organic <1 a blind pool, it is
stated, and capitalists, who * i course were
prompted to aid in the ccheme bsc.tuse of
their appreciation of the fact that they wore
likely to reap a rich harvest .-t profits as well
as would Cornell, came tv the front haad
-Mmely. The par value of the stcck was then
$25. It was quoted at $15. The price it
once went to $20, marked by the pool
at that point. This gave it the valu* per
share of $82, as stock U quoted on
'Change, ■ v a l^ is of $100 par.
When it got ioto the vicinity of S"'.\ the Gov
ernor is said to have unloaded and put ont a
';..-•■• lot of ahorts. Then tha new company
came up, and the A. I. T. dropped to $50, and
has rfaea gone nraci lower. How mnch the
Governor cleared by his short sales at $7!' is
not known, but he 1•. ii._r a pood financier, it
is tv be presumed fiat he cleared a handsome
return. One trouble, apparently, with the
associates of Governor Cornell ia the blind
pool is that they have not received their
share cf the protita iv the operation that they
believe beloaga to them; but Una ia not the
primary cause for the statements relative to
Cornel!. Hi- course towwdl the elevated
railroad tax billa, as well as his course in the
blind pool, are the chief reasons for the de
sire that U felt to kill off the Governor in hia
attempt to secure a renomination, The men
to do tnis are Jay Gould and Koecoe ''. mklin _.
Gould, because the refusal to lift the tax took
so much money out of his pocket, »n i Cookliog,
beciuse he ha* a eoore to sett'e with Cornell
for the latter's course in the Senatorial con
test a year ago. These two men, then, are
posing themselves ia front as the virtual di
rectors of the Hepublicina of New York
State. * i .ii'n i alao sees ahead, and no doubt
desires to have his potency felt in the choice
of the new Railroad Commission, which the
next Governor will name. Time considera
tions have much to do with hia present course.
It U more than likely, however, that the
rural voter?, who do not want to be cheated
with their eyes wide open, will take some
special ptiaa to elect delegates to tbe County
Conventions who fairly represent the senti
ment of their districts. So far the endeavors
to inj are Cornell's chances have not gone, it
■'- .-..!.• to cay, beyood newspaper agitation.
<• n-i ,-,i (rook and tlie Sioux TronblCH.
OiiiHA (Xeb), August 23i. — General
Crook returned home thia n.oriiii) nl and upon
being asked hia opinion as to the Sioux
trouble, -I;.i that at this distance from the
agency h? cculd not tell much about it, but
t:..' it )ook?d as if there must be something
in it. It ii i:-iji ,«,.•.:,. to always tell uh nit. a
general outbreak. It is better to check any
trouble in its incipiency than to allow it to
grow. If the present trouble ia not thor
oughly checked, and if they have cause of
dissatisfaction, although an outbreak may
not occur now, they will find other causes cf
trouble to add to the present grievance?, and
then it is only a question of time when the
Sioux will break out. Affairs of this kind
generally culminate in this manner. General
Crock has no idea that he will be sent
to adjust the Sioux troubles, aa he has
been ordered to take command of tue Depart
ment of Arizona on September Ist. It ia a
fact that he does cot seem over sanguine c ,n
---&*>.te>v fc^to" Luo*9-theii
disposition, and if there is disaffection to any
great extent it cannot be too promptly ad
justed. A copy of the letter signed by fifty
two chiefs, threatening an outbreak if Mo-
Gillicu'idy, their n e - nt, is not removsd in
sixty days, hi been received here, but not
made public, aa the original haa been sent tt
the Interior Department It is said that it
that letter they stated that they had aent twe
or three other petitions to the Interior De
partmeat, but have heard nolh/ngfrom them.
Dr. McGillicuddy is expected in Omaha to
morrow, direct from the Pine Kidge Agency.
The Illinois Triple Iliir.lrr.
Mount Pclaski (111.), August 23d.—Evi
dences multiply that accomplished murderer
perpetrated the triple tragedy at Mcilahon's
farm. Tbe f -r■: -.■:h have a well-organized
search in progress and will ransack the coun
try. The arrest of Hush list uight was more
of a precaution than auythiD? else. Suspi
cion ia directed againßt M. 11. Hall, a >! h
per»do resident, who In > been much reduced
in mean; lately, and has been working out on
various farms. He knew McMahon well,
otii.s distantly related. His actions and
recori are xuspiuioua. John A. I'letz ami
Oliver Hall, bit brother, are aUo suspected
None of then »ra arrestel, but all are shad
owed.
Caronrr't liu|iic-l Krlta«rd from lu^Coili
|l»M<i oilirn .1.
Mockt Pulask;, August '23d —The Coro
ner's icquest in the triple murder case was
I held to-day with closed doors, and will con
tinue the ees.i.m to-morrow. It lias not
besn learned than anything of importance
was developed.
The young man Knsh, taken into custody
yesterday, was rritmtlrl to day.
Ligao c.iunly has tifered 53.000 reward for
the apprehension nn i conviction of the mur
derer*. Tdu, added to the reward offered by
the Governor and several private rewards,
j fcots up $<>,100.
Tne mystery surr .unding the runnier is an
I great aa pNtSuaqr,
; Thr MMItl KCCM t'on*i»lrnrj In Aln
liama.
New York, Ansriut 231.—The I'rihtmc
thus eiitoiiali/rs its special telegram about
the so called negro revolt in Alabama ; Th
county where this secret league is said to hav
been in existence for several years is a black
district, where a stroDg anti-bourbon candi
date ia runcing for Congresi. If the colored
voters are not intimidated another seat may
ba lost. Accordingly recourse n to be had
to the old methods of intimidation. Docu
mentary evidence of a conspiracy is inarm
factured about as easily as the tissue ballot.
1 >. .i tin-, in Jropardv.
Hannibal (Mo.), AtigU9t 2,31.—Two ne
groe», Liberty Kennedy and Edward Mur
phy, brutally assaulted a white girl >> years
olj, named Dora Kimbail, in the suburbs of
the city. They were caught in the act by D.
H. Courtney. Murphy was captured by
Courtney .md a great cmw.i cf excited citi
zens turned out to hunt Kennedy. After a
long chase he was captured and lodged in
jail. Relatives of the outraged girl made an
ineffectual attempt to kill him. Both pris
oners will bave an examination to day, when
it ia thought they will be lynched.
Vn;il OlHcer Drowned.
Newport (U. I). August 231.—A0 acci
dsnt occurred to the lifeboat of tbe Govern
meut steamer Tallapoosa, by which acting
Ijiartermaster UeLry Kratz loet hia life.
Mili'lil"-~ al Ilinur.
Denver, August 23J.—Within three weeki<
past thpre have been eighteen attempts at
nnicMfl here, and five people succeeded in
" shnrHing off " iv that period.
I'aklnc Ibe While Veil.
Milwaukee, August 23J.-^The ceremony
of conferring the white veil on fifty-two
yov:ng ladies is in nrofcree* at St. Mary's Cotr
ArrrxH-il OB »ii-|>:<-|iiii.
Mount Pulaski (111.). August 23d.—John
Ka«h, a laborer, recantiy discharged by Mi--
Mahon, haa beea arrested and lodged in j til,
on suspicion of being concerned in the triple
murder near here.
The Taylor <<>t;r( marital.
Cincinnati, Auguat 23i — The Court
martial at Newport barracks closed this fore
| noon. Tbe proceedings of the trial of Colonel
.fcß*ph Tayior were aigneJ, and to-day will
be foi warded to Washington.
Washington, August 23d.—Army officers
are quite excited over tbe Court-martial of
Colonel Tofsph Taylor, now being tried ia
Cincinnati for trying to bavn his orders re
| yoked thrcugh Concessional influence. Thia
! v connected with one of the greatest scin
dals at present in both the army and nayy—
namely, the use of political influence in de
termiuing the duty of military officers. Al
though army officers here iv charge of docu
meats are reasonably above the ordinary in
fluence whi:h politicians know very well how
to es-rt on one another, yet it is desirable
that the departments aboi'ld be on good terms
with Congress in order that they may i •
treated with comidsration in appropriation
bills and for other reasons. Therefore, when
a Congressman prefects a case to a detailed
ora'cer, he is not apt to give an attentive ear
to argument. Ia the present case Colonel
Taylor, who has a very pleasant place in the
; barracks at Xew V rk. haa been ordered to
Omaha. He had j-ut moved hi* family to
New York, and tbu change caused him some
inconvenience and expense. It was made,how
ever, to give Colonel Corbin a pleasant assign
ment. Colonel Corbin, whose fidelity to Gar
field in his late UlneM endeared him to the
nation, wu removed in the ordinary vicini
tudea of military duly from his position at
Washington, and he desired an airreeable
duty, causing the Department to assign him
to the Newport liarracks. This made all the
trouble. Perhaps in an ordinary case the
Department could have winked at the inter
ference cf a Congressman to beep Colonel
Taylor in hia placa, but Corbin a case made
the affair peculiar, aad the Department re
sented Congressional interference on Taylor's
behalf. Army offi xra think, howerrr, that
■he Cvart-martial will not condemn Taylor,
while the fact that one hn been ordered to
try thiii class of offense* will have, they
think, the effect of making officers more cau
tious in securing Cougresnional help to at*'\t.t
them in making a !;,'ht against the War De
|>artinent in the assignment of duty.
The Nl'll..11111 Prohlbillen Convention.
Chicago, August 233.—The National Pro
hibition Convention met in Farwell Hall thin
morniDg at 10 o'clock. Some three hundred
delegates were present. Some States were
represented very largely ; some of the more
distant ones not at all. Gideon Stewart, of
Ohio, Chairman of the National Prohibition
Executive Committee, called the Convection
to order, and in a brief speech said that in
many localities acd States the Prohibitionists
have burned the bridges behind them by cut
ting lnr-ge tram the other partiev, which had
arrayed the North and Suntn against each
other. The Prohibitionists would ba a party
of honesty and of honor, and they wanted
the burial of these crime stained and blood
stained parties.
Key. John Russell, of Michigan, ut.- elect
ed temporary Chairman. He also spoke, fa
voring a grand National Prohibition : irty.
Prtibe Crzzena, of St. Louis, and Mary B.
I WillarH, of Chicago, were chosen Secretaries
[ Mr. Young, of lowa, representing one cf
the three lowa delegations, asked if delegates
not committed to a third party movement,
though in full sympathy with prohibition,
were to be excluded ! His delegation wanted
to know bf fore submitting their credentials.
If barred out, they would go to work on their
iwn earteot lines. The Chair paid tho.ie
would be barred out who had not abandoned
affiliation with the Democratic, the Republi
can, the Greenback, or any other party that
had not declared in favor of the Wai pro.
Mbition t,f liquor traffic The Committea on
Credentials were then named.
Mrs. ,T. A. Brown aod Rev. Arthur Ed
warHs delivered addresses of welcome, and J.
B. Finch, nf Nebraska, reßDonded.
HecetH was then taken till 2 p. K.
The Convention reassembled at 2 P. n..
and the C, m-nittee on Permanent Organiza
tion not being ready, addressed were made on
the condition uf the prohibition cause in
various States Among the speakera were
Misa l',»r.e»s X Willard. of lilinoij: Mrs.
Wood, of Iowa; Dr. C. Heirs, of Ken
tucky ; 1). Southerly, of Minnesota; Mr.
Plumh, of Mianr.uii; Mi..s Phoebe Cozzens,
of Missouri ; (iaorge B»in, of Kentucky,
and Mi?. Ellen Foster, of lows. The Utter
said that lows would snrely risntily enforce
prohibition, and D>kota would be a pnhibi
tion State t* boon as admitted ti the i:oion.
The Committee on Credentials here re
ported the nuraher of delegation* t.r?sent,
making 341 members of the Convention, but
only allowing as many votaa to be c»*t o j
important .nies'ions a* each Stat« has Con
gressional District*.
A Comttittep un Re.-mluM ma wa» »!.point
ed, with .1. Tauoer as Chairman. There wan
considerable animated diieu'wion over a
proposition to add Mi« Willard to the list of
the Committee on Resolution*. She win
tin-illy aHded, but another woman was ex
cluded.
Professor SohrciH, of ],*ke r'oreat, made
aricging nj>epch, logically arguing that thn
German citizens needed only |ir.»p«r organi
zation to bring them into the ranks of lh»
Prohibition party. He said : " I believe in
five yeara all Germans in the Northwest will
favor a prohibitory amendment to the con
stitution."
The committee on permanent organization
here made a report., which was adonted. with
the following "tfieerj: President, 1). .T. Xv
nouse ; Vital Vici-President, .lames Roberts,
and one Vice-President from each State;
Sacretarifn, Mary Lathr.ip and Mary A.
Woodhridi'e; Secretaries at larire, F. K.
Willard, Gideon Stewart and Georee W
Baiu ; Reading Secretary. W. H. H. Bar
tram. President T). .1. Kinouse made a
ringing speech. He referred to l.i- German
parentage and education, and hU cocversion
to prohibition. After the tr.tn*a("ioa of
some routine bnalness the Convention ad
journed till !i A. m.
Niuiinal.il for <i>ngrc»K.
St. Joseph (Mo ), August 23d—The Re
publicans of this district nominate! Captain
.1. H. Tlomas for Congress". A resolution
i declaring it the duty of the next I. A.-\ itnrt
to Bubmii a prohibit! >n amendment to the
psople was unanimously adopted.
Jackson (Mich.), August 231.—The Re
publicans of the Third Congressional District
to-day Dominated E. S. L»cy.
Spriscjfkli) (().), August 23d.—The Dem
ocrats of the Eighth District have nominated
General J. H. Young for Congress.
Fbkmoht (O.), Aneust 231—The Republi
cans of the Tenth District hay? nominated
Hon. Charles A. KiDg for Congress.
WiNAiiACK (Indj. August 23d.-State Sen
ator Woid was nominated for Conimws to
day by the Democrats of the Tenth District.
EeiiAlß (Ta ). An ™t 23d"—The Democrats
of the Elever.ih Ui«trict have nominated
John P, Allison for Congress.
BELHALTO III! ). Xugust 23J.—The tl mring
mill and elevator In re were burned to-day.
Loss. f]80,0C0; liiMiranw. $102 000. John
W. Kwfmarj, rf St. Louia, was the owner.
Jacksoh (AU), August. 231—Colonel
Thomas H. Henderson \> ■•« been rcnominated
by the Democrats of tbe First Congressional
District.
Dcs Moinm 11».) Auiast 231 —The Dsm
ocrats of the Ten^h Dwtrict, at WeheterClty,
hay« nnmiaated Hon. John Cleggitt, of Ma
son City, for Con^reu.
Norfolk (W), Auenst 233.—Jflrjge Ed*
ward Si,»,,;.iinK, culition aominoe for Con
gress ia the Second District, has withdrawn.
Ne» OiiLEanx. Auzust Mi. —Governor
Kellogg went to Dmaldaonvitln to-day in re
sponse to an invitation of the Republican
Convention of the Third Congressional Din
trict, and was prevailed on to accept the
nomination.
Charlotte iN. C), An-just 23d.— The
Democrats of tbe Sixth Congressional Dis
trict have renominated Major O'Dnwd.
Jacksonville (Flo.), August if!.—Tbe
ii'nnblioariß of tho Second Contrrpssional
District have renominated Horatio Perebee.
I,on<; View (Ter ). Auaunt 231.—The
Third District Democratic Convention took
thirty-fmr b%l!o"B without result. A move
ment is on font ti briug out ex-Governor
Hutibeli as a comproaiio* candidatt,
(!inoinnati, August-i3l.—The Democrats
of the Fifwwnt!, Ohio Dixtrict nominated
General A. J. Waracr at Marietta by accla
mation.
Indian Territory I'nllil.--.
CHICAGO, Aogort 23d.—An Indian Terri
tory special says : Toe election of Orertnn
f.>r Q verr.or i« a grPat trinmrili for the stal
wart Indian clement as »pr»inst onfuide frauds
in violation ot Ilia treatta?. II- has b°er>
G vernor four years, and the Nation has
mads ■. ":i:''. strides during that period. Over
ton p|.poses th«i riilroids,
Thr Flrr Ur.ord.
KnmTTTI.I (N. H i Auin«t ail. — \ fire
thia "mrnitig burned the Adirondack Hotel,
the Nolette Hounn and thirty buildingf. com
pr'BingstnrPa and dwellings Incited on Front,
Main and vine streets. The loss h ?100 000 ;
insured.
Strutse, August 231—The main mills of
the Syracuse Iron Work* were burned last
nitrht. The loaa is S'2OO,(KX); insurance, $'>4,
--000. Three hundred men are out of work.
Work of a Criminal Court.
CmCAfiO, August 231—During the year
ending July MM cages have been disposed of
in the Criminal Court, and only 16. r > go over.
The convutions have bsen more numerous
than ever before.
Michigan nrniorrals.
Jackson, Angmt 231—The Democratic
Sfate Convention met here to-day. and the
f -'lowing ticket placed in nomination : For
Governor, .Trwiah W. Btgole; Lieutenant-
Governor, Eugene Pringle; Secretary of
State, A. J. Sh->k«>i<p?are; Commissioner of
the State Land Office. John F. Vandevanter:
Superintendent of Public Inßt'iictior, Divid
Parsons; member of the State Board of F.Hn
cation, Hark B. Hall; Stato Treasurer, E!•
ward Kinter: Auditor General, .Thme*
Black ; Attorney-General, Timothy Torpnsy.
>i| hlsnH (irrrnliirk fllale ConvrnlloD.
Gbasd Raptds, August 231—The Stxte
Greenback Convention elected W. D. Fuller
Chairman, and appointed committee".
Two-thirds of the Convention favor a fusion
with the Democrats ; the remainder violently
oppose it. A lively telegraph correspondence
U going on between here and Jackson, where
the Democrats are holding n Convention.
Democratic Nomination*.
Cairo (111), August 231—At the Demo
cratic Conveation at Monnd City, 111., to
day, Youngblood of Franklin received the
nomination for Stats Senator, and Spaan of
Johnson, and L-xlre of Williamson counties,
for the State Legislature.
Platform or the Maine Independent Rr
publican*.
Portland (Me.), August 231—The Inde
pendent Republican party adopted the foi
lowing platform : Fiset, thorongh and cvb
iematic reform of tho civil service ; second,
'aithful exception of the laws in ali parts of
:fce State, iocludiag tbe liquor law and the
aw for il)3 obaervancs of the Sabbath—V.av
ng temperance without hypocrisy acd pro
libition without drunkeccesa ; third, strict
economy in the expenditure of public money
and conaciuent reduction oi taxes; fourth,
opposition to machine politic, bose rule, po
ttical assessmect', bribery and fraud in con
trolling elec'.ioss and Convention*.
Kansas Grvcabaekent.
Topka(Ks.), August 231—The Green
>«ck State Conveation met here at 4 r. it.
o-day, elected H. W. Phillips temporary
Chairman, K. O. Montgomery temporary
Stcreta'T^ appointed the nsasl msmHteei
and udjourned till etreeing.
Duel With I'.M-Url-kiirn.
PtAiRFULDfO.), August 231—Fred Dong
-I*B3 and Charles Bli>ck, U year-old boy ,
fought to day with pocket-knives, and dan
gf i ;>tly wounded each other.
The lellsw Fever Epldrni r.
BROHBsyiLi.E(Tex.), Angust 23d.—Fifty
two new cuti were reported to-day, and two
deaths—both Mexican*.
Matamoras, A.n?tnt 231--There wer»
eleven deaths reported to-day, and some rew
cases. The mails are not running, and busi
ness is stagnant. Mechanics and laborer! are
■uffereng for want r,f employment. The
weather U showery and sultry.
Tke Strike at *oho«-., X. V.
Counts (N. V.). Auju»t y 23d.— In the Har
mony Mill tc~d»y 100 '->->f6t started up. The |
strike ia coDCaotliUd on the weavers, and
•vary dollar contributed is appropriated to I
thi» clasi of ot>«rator?.
rtuttdilctn far lloi>c Bl<-alip K .
L^S 5F X 'Ark-*' 231—Thomp- I
fon HoCaWrao, who mun e-e 1 » v an named I
Sweden a couple of yean ago, bat was ac
uaitted here through the absence of witness »,
was to day sentenced to sixteen years in the
Penitentiary by the Court in Van Buren
county fjr hon<e stealing. He i« the leader
of a notorious pn? of hirse thieves, with its
headquarters in the mountains, who have
bsen running sttck from western Arkansas
into Indian Territory.
i«wlr..m»s Jfntt be Suppressed.
Sl-BISOHEI.1) (II!.), Augnst 231—Governor
Cullum has written a letter to the authorities
cf Logan and Cass counties to take strenuous
measures to tupprees the lawlessness prevalent
there, referring particularly to the triple
marder near Mount Pulaaki list Sunday,
and the recent outrage in Cass county.
The IMC
Podohkeepsie (S. V.), August 23d.—
Double the attendance cf yesterday was at
the treck to-day. The track waa mach im
proved, and good time wan made. Follow
ing are tie summaries :
Second class —
overman ! 0 12 11
Independence 1 0 2 12 2
Kigolette 3 S S :t S 3
Manhattan 4 4 4 4 4 4
Time, tUj In| Hl| -2:271 -2:«f- 2:301-
For ill I'.n • r» except Little brown Joir
Kl..ra Bell 3 1 i l
Buffalo Girl 1 3 2 3
Ueui t i < 4
Mattie Hunter 4 5 5 2
Lucy 5 4 j 5
Time, 2:15»—2:19}—2:20—2:18.
2:21 class, unflnithed -
J.P.Morris 1 | l
Clenimer G 2 1 »
Time, 2:26i—2:*i-2:24J.
Niw Yobk, August 23d.—At the Brighton
Baach track to-day, the first race, one mile,
was won by Odette. Potomac second, Ca
milhu third. Time, 1:51. The second race,
one mile, waa won by J. O. Nay, Kegicide
second, Mrs. Chubbs third. Time, 1:50.
The third race, mile and an eiphth, wax wen
by Ida 8.. Tag Wiigon second, llsj >r Huzhes
third. Time. 2:011. The fourth race, five
eighths of a mile, was woa by Mary Warren,
Knight Templar second, Hippogriff third.
Time, 1:05. J. The fifth race, a handicap
steepje chase over the short course, was won
by Kirg Dutchman, Macaw second, Fa'.con
bridge third. Time, 2:49?.
Sabatooa. August 23d.—The first race to
day, thrdt>quarters of a mile, London won,
Pride second, Patti third, lime, 1:15}. The
second race, mile and 500 yards, waa won by
Dida Stanhope, Kennsaw second. Bush
whacker third. Time, 2:13t The third
race, one mile, wan won by Force, Jake
White second, John Sullivan third. lime,
1:43. Tne fourth race, a mile and a half, over
hur.lW. was won by Revenge, Charlemange
second, Glasgow third. Time, 2:4tv',.
A IMxgracrfnl lulliirr.
Chicaco, August SM.— The picnic at
(Jgden's Grove to day, for the purjose of
raising funds a to build a monument tc the
memory of John Brown, was a disgraceful
fai'ure, as far an the rawing of money waa
concerned. Oaly about 300 persons were
present, and the expanses practically con
sume the receipts. It was badly mieinan
aged. The H|>o»k<"r« adverlifel, h> it appears,
had i.ever been nommunicited witli on the
subject. There are rumors of a misappro
priation of funds rui.'ed. Mi- John Brown
appeared on the stand, and was cheered
lustily. Speeches ware made by local orators,
songs sung, and letters of Kent read from
Mrs. I.n-.-ivii i Gartielil, Preai^cat Arthur,
Wendell Phillips, Senator P. B. S. Pinch
beck, Governor S. M. Cullotn, of Illinois,
Iloscoe Conkling, Secretary Hobt. T. T.!n
coin, General I". S. Grant, ex-Governor.) .i.n
L. Baveridge and ex-Goveruor llichard
O^le*by, of Illinois. Colonel X G. Icgprsoll,
Senator S-iiEml K. Hoar, General B. F.
Butler, Jolin Brow, Jr., .Senator Ben. Harri
»on, G«jr,te W. Curti», General Gao. B. Mc-
Clellan, Geo. Swiuton, Pe'.er Cooper and
Jason Brown. It is ..it, 1 that a number of
I representative citizens are arranging for a
meeting to raise irtoaey to buy Mrs. Brown a
homestead.
Hi»rrllaneon« TCiithltiglon l>< in-.
Washington, Au^uat 231—The Navy
I V|< irtint'ut has advices from Lieuteoant
Harbor, of the United States Navy, from
Visia, Siberia, June lltb, but nothing new is
reported.
Charles A. King wu to day appointed
I Postmaster at Frisco, Utah, in place of Chaa.
I R. H'.pktnp, resigned ; Simon Oohn at New
Jerusalem. Ventura county, Cal., and Fred
erick Henning at Forsyth, Custer county,
Montana.
Isaac W. Kitcaen has bsen commissioned
Postmaster at Lovelock's, Butte county, Cal.
Acting Secretary Joslyn to day approved
the paoera submitted by F. S. Pinckney, of
New York, Prei-idant of the AYahsatch Iron
and l "jui Company, a corporation organized
under the corporation Act of Wyoming, with
a „;..! of $500,000, for the purpose of pur-
I chasing, developing and operating mines of
I mineral and other properties, and oaustruct-
I ing a railroad thiough that Territory, the
right of way for which was also granted.
The .S'<« r skys : The collectors of the Its
publican Congressional Committee are work
ing the Army and Navy Departments to-day.
I They had all who have not responded to the
( rc<iaest for voluntary contributions down on
I their books, and the delinquents were seen.
Nntning lees than 2 per cent, cf their salaries
was received.
The ladies prominent in the latest move
ment to get their fellow-women into the De
partments intend to supplement their protest
by systematic acd secret work. A secret so
ciety has been formed, with all the custom
ary paraphernalia, the object of which in
! purely the >■ ■■'wti m of information C3ncern-
I ing politicians who use thfir influence to (ret
' improper jiersous in the Departments. Th 9
movers in this society say they intend to pnb
ii-h the politicians to the world,
Tbe Star Koui. -.
Washisotok, August 23d.—McSweeny re
sumed hU argmnsnt for the defense in the
■t.ir route trial.
McSweeny criticised the evidence for the
pr >eecntion iv a sarcastic manner, and coc
c!u led his argument as follows : " And now he
launched his little bark. His client was a
m»n with noble soul, tonsue of truth, hand
of charity. At the age of eighteen he waa
ragged and barefooted in the ranks of bis
ountry, and at twenty-one had be6n breveted
for bravery in the field. Did the jury think
that man, wounded from he.id to foot in the
service of his country, waa a thief, who would
rob the treasury of that country whose foun
dations he had helped to cement with bis
blood ! He had risen up until he provoked
earuity, until envy and JeaJoaay made their
stab at him. Dorsey f<rond the lines of the
poet true :
11>- who asonrit •• mountain t«|is.
Shall ttixl the lofty summit itowiivil h itli ice aid
snow,
And »ho9tir)iasßcs and subdues mankin 1,
Mn-.t look dowa ujK'ii the hat? ci thuse tielow.
He had bsen stabbed in the house of hi?
friends. Scarcely had the shoes grown old
that stamped their loud approval of Senator
D.irsey, when this roar of calumny burst out
out against him. He was the peer in honesty
and integrity of any man with whom he ass -
ciated in the broad hallß of his country's Leg
islature ; and now, ' concluded HcSneeny,
'■ I cast h:. little bark, freighted with all he
lovea, upon tha waves of his testimony,
guided by the jurors'oath. I know it will
reach the shore, and he forever anchored
from the storm. I know, inspired
by your verdict, that he will look upon this
persecution as on a black cloud that parsed
away. I believe the drooping flower that
hangs by his tide will, when your inspirating
verdict of ' Not guhty' comes in, lift her
face to heaven again, and that she, too, will
thank the cloud when it has passed away.
The shadows of evening gather around me.
| I have said my s.y. I have spoken my fare
well word), and with them, s > many thankK
t> you for your kind attention. I have done,
completely done." [.\pplau3e] Adjourned.
Txxa* Kepnbllean Stair Convention.
Austin (Tex. I, Augnrt 231—The Republi
■ ir. State Convention was called to order by
ex Governor T. J. Davie?, Chairman of the
Republican Executive Committee, who ad
dressed the Convention. It was resolved
that the Convention make no nominatiorg,
but support the liberal movement, giving its
entire aid acd vote for Hon. G. W. Jones for
Governor.
«ii Ex-teat irl Killed by a Train.
Fort Wayne (Ind ), August 23J.—A man
about 35 years of age was struck by the lim
ited express on the Pittsburg, Fort Wayne
and Chicago Railway, two mites east of here,
a*. 9:30 last night, while walking on the
track, and instantly killed. Papers in his
possession identify him as Michael Haas, who
served a term in the Penitentiary of Califor
nia for burglary, and discharged last May.
Alleged •• <'roakednf«»- at the Ctma
Mint.
Washington, Au u»t 23 j.—Reports have
been received at the Treasury Department of
startling irregularities in the accounts cf
•Tames Crawford, Superintendent of the
United States Mint at Carson City, Nevada,
and an investigation will be made.
An Elaborate .llTitlr.
Newport (II I ), Aujuit 231.—Ex-Gov
ernor Morgan's reception to President Arthur
thi< afternoon was an elaborate affair, ovtr
■'■00 people being present.
Bwlunilnic CoDlr.t.
Boston, August 23 L—The swimming con
test for $1,000 acd the championship of the
world, between Captain Webb and Thoma?
Rile, the i.hampion Bhort distance R*iinmer
of Americi, was woo by Webb.
Labor Plenle.
PBOTinESiB (K. 1.1, August 231—Five
thon?and members ot the trades uniocs and
labor organ-'z itijns aud friends spent to-day
at U cky Point. AUres-»e3 were made. It
wa.< res ilveii that labor acd \u rights alone
coMmend themselves.v the foundation if the
national platform. Three cheers were given
for Arabi Pasha.
Fayae ana Bis Pan>.
Coldwbll (Ks.), Auguit 231—Letters
from Payne state that he is camped on Dry
creek, near the supposed «ite of Oklohoma
(,'ity. Payne write" that his party are put
tin? up buiHin;'i, ami urges everybody de
sirous to secure homes to come.
Man 4.ronn< to I'ieces.
Alb.'.ST, August Hi.— Edward Kilroy. a
trackman, wu run >ver this afternoon be
tween here and Troy, and literally ground to
pieces. Hi< remains were gathered op with
a ahovel. He was 60 years old.
Far Jndtr of the B>preme Cuan,
Whkklisu (W. T» ). Auf,-usi 23d.—The
Democratic St»te Cooventlon has nominated
Judge C. P. Snider, present incumbent, for
Judge of the Sapiem* Court.
Minting Dangiilrr Found.
St. Lours, August $il.—The daughter of
Geo. W. HiU, a w<ll known citizen of Den
ver, who diMppeired from home a few weeks
*go, wm found by tat police in a disreputable
hrass here last night, »nd wu taken in
charge by her father this afternoon.
Ibrriuiimririral.
New Yokk, Awftirt 233 — Midnight.—
Highest temperature to-day, 78°; lowe»t, 67°.
Chicago, Auungt 231.—Highest temtxr
ature to-day, 79"; lowe»t, 70°.
FOKEICK.
Tbr War la Egj pt.
Aiexandria, August 23d.—Riaf Pasha
i»3 arrived.
The Nile is ri-in^-. j
The Austrian Admiral baa sent the Nauti
lus back to Aboukir.
There are increased signs of Arabi Pasha
retiring from Kafr-el-Dwar.
Fires were observed last evening in the
neighborhood o! A'joukir and Kafr-tl-Dwar. I
It is believed that part of the Egyptian force
is burning the villages, either during or pre
paratory to a retreat.
Port Said, August 23d.—Natives are re
turning and resuming work.
It is reported from Isinailia that a force of
the enemy, numbering about 3.000 troops,
has taken up a position ten miles distant
from there.
The disembarkation of troops will be com
pleted to-morrow.
Since the engagement at Chaloff the enemy
has left every position they held between
Suez and lsmaiii*. and is now retreating in
disorder toward Zigazig.
The Indian cavalry will come on here.
Constantinople, August 233.—1t is stated
that the Sultan hesitates to ratify the mili
tary convention with England on account of
anonymous threatening letters from Syri»,
Arabia and Egypt. It is reported that the
rorte his revived unfavorable dispatches
from the Syrian Governors.
In onsfquenceof the representations made
by Lord Dutferin, the Porte has authorized
the exportation of mules from Smyrna for
British service in Egypt.
Ahmed Essad Effendi, Sheikh-VI-Islam, in
an interview with Lord Dufferin yesterdsy.
explained the origin ol the Egyptian revolt
with a statement showing that the Sultan
contributed thereto. He also declared that
the Sultan regarded Arabi Pasha as a rebel.
ABABI'S STRENGTH.
Alexandria, August 23d.—According to
authentic in formation. Arabi Pasha has 25,
--000 men at Kafr-el-Dwar. A large number
of men are constantly intrenching at Fel-el-
Kebir. There is little doubt that a big fight
will occur there.
AFFAIRS AT CAJEO.
London, August ZM.—A Port Said dis
patch says: A Government schoolmaster
arrived from Cairo on th« 14th mat, and
states that torchlight processions parade
nightly, men and boyn calling on Allah to
send death to the English snd al! Christian
dogs. The Coptic Archbishop, for fear of
his life, is doing all demanded of him by
Arabi Pasha. The latter is levying war con
tributions throughout the country. Every
fellah niust pay from two to eight peastref.
according to his possessions, half his cakel
and a msarure of wheat. Midshipman Dc
chair continues to be treated in a princely
fashion by his captorr.
THE .MILITAKY CONVENTION IM'E3TION.
Constantinople, August 23d.— Sheikh-Ul-
Islun paid Lird Dnfferin a second visit tc
day._ Lord Dufferin announcfd that he had
received instructions from hi* Government to
sign the draft of a military convention as
agrerd upon between him»elf and Said Pasha
on the 18ih inst, and which bad been left a
•übject for further consideration. Sandieon,
Secretary of the British legation, had previ
ously conveyed the parue intelligence to the
Snltan. The interviews between Sheikh-Ul-
Islim and L-;rd Dufferin gave the Sheikh
reaemring explanations in regard to the in
tentions of the English. Lird Dafferin will
have an interview with Said Pasha to-night,
when it is hoped the military convention will
be definitely concluded.
THE SUF7. CANAL.
Kaktara, AugUßt 23d.—The British forces
hold the Suez (anal throughout its entire
length. There is an abundance of good
water.
PCSHINfi ISTO THE INTERIOR.
Ishailia, August 23i— General Wolseley
ris pushier into the interior. Tramwayß are
being rapidly laid between the railroad sta
*jon and quay.
The Ciller Scrrrlary for Irrlacri al Itfl
faM.
London. August _>3d.— Trevelyan, Chief
Secretary for Ireland, hw arrived at Belfast.
The Mayor presented him an address of wel
come, and exprc&fgd a desire that the resi
lents would strengthen Trevelyan's hands in
hU onerous dutl«s. Tr»velyan, in reply, said
it would be idle to deny the existecca of
persona' danger in the taak of governing Ire
land. The remedy ugainst outrages was to
have a tribunal which could he trusted to do
justice without fear. When the Irish r-eople
are convinced that they have a tribunal
which will givn a verdict according to the
«videnc». it will have an important *}f;ct.
Those who expected agrarian murders sud
denly to cease, are expeclingan impossibility.
The fixed policy of the Government is to
distinguish between agrarian and political
acts. They did not rire to concern themselves
with political meeting!!, but against outrages
they are determined to wage an undying and
unrelenting war. The remarks of Trevelyan
•ere received with enters. Travelvau eubse
aviently visited the iron works. Flags were
displayed on the honws and „-.-.ri- in the
harbor in honor of the Chief Secretary.
Irish .inr.ir- < ompllnif nir.i.
Di-blis,. August 23d.—At the'close of the
Commission Court Judge Liw-.m compli
mented the jurors on the way they discharge d
their duties in convicting in every caee ex
cept oue trifling one, where thei<- was a fair
ground for disagreement. He thought the
Attorney-General axwahed a wUe disc-ration
in removing the venue of the recent trials to
Dublin.
The .lojxr Murder.
LoNDOSi, August 23d.—Of the ten persons
[ arrested for oonneotion with tfce murder of
■ the Joyce faail'v. fivn ara named Joyce, four
T'asey and one Philbin.
Reported Dying.
Dunn, August 231.—1t is state,! that
Charles J. Kiekham, the Fenian, is dying of
paralysis.
'•ill 11..11- 1..2, iu< r.
London, August 23d.—The steamer Mosei.
which stranded under Lizard Station August
1 'Ah, still holds together, but has been rolling
I heavily, and may poeeibly last another fort
night.
Sea < i|>lHin I ■•«■ Overboard.
London, August 23d.—The Norwegian
bark Jersal Farm, from Portland. Oregon,
1 lost her Captain, TVerzman, by drowning, and
| j sttisoned part of her crtw.
Koir. I Assassination of n < hrlstlan.
Constantinople, Auguet 2.W.—A Christ
ian is reported massacred at I'- ■yr-ui, and
several others are said to have been maltreat
ed at that plac. The Diu.as at Lebanon
attacked severs! Maronioac villages. The
Governor of Damascus has asked for strong
reinforcements,
OMigril to l.ravr.
Cettin.ie, August J.iJ.—Prince Nikita, of
Montenegro, having ordered » di-cinticuance
of relief of the refugees from Bosnia, 2,300
refugees, all carrying arms, have been obliged
to leave the municipality.
State of Slfßc Arrested- Uonr on n I'ur
longh.
Bom, Auput 23J.— The portion of Bui.
garii\ recently placjd ia a nt ste of siege has
been divided into four districts, each under a
military commission.
An active member of the Liberal party has
been arrested at Varna.
General Haulters, Minuter of War, has
gone to Kasoia on a furlough.
»t i:>ranllnr on \r, ,, U n< or tbolrra.
Madrid. August 23 i.—lt ih officially an.
nounced that all vessels arriving from Manila
will be quarantined on account of the pre
valence of cholera tbere.
Protecting Klskrrlen.
Kingston (Ont.), August 23d.—The Fuh
ery Inspector has stopped Americans from
fishing in Canadian water*. A cumber of
oteam yachts and s.-nsll boats have beeu
operating in the vicinity of Wolfe and Sin~.
coe islands. The Inspector informed them
that they had no right there unless with a
license. S ime tourista declined at first to
move, but did so on the threat of being made
to do so and that their boats would be seize;!.
l<r. irrt from Ha} 11.
Port ao-Prini k, August 9th. — Yellow
fiver is creating great havoc here.
President Salomon, in a public speech, de
nounced Boyer, Baselais, Thoby and Price &c
conspirators, saying he did well to shoot
many of the conspirators, and will Bhoot more
if necessary.
The Secretary of the Interior has pub
lished a notktt that nobody will be allowed to
land without a passport.
St. Thomas August 17th.-President
Blanco has ins ructed all Venezuelan Consuls
abroad to facilitate the return of all exiles to
Veufzuela at the expense of the Government
Sant.\ Dominoo, August Bth.—TheKemib.
lie is qaiot.
President Merino has issued a decree grant
mg general amnesty, ai.d inviting exiles to
return. The term of amres'.y expires Oc
tober 31-it.
General Vlytaes Heareaux has been elected
Presid nt, and accepted the position.
The Amri ima WmtsUs «..n S rc-.,.
MosTHtu., August 23d.—The American
Forestry Congress to-day elected the follow.
ing officers : Hon. Mr. Liring, President;
Hon. H. J. Juby, First V^ioe-Piesidtnt; Dr.
J. A. Warder, Second Vic-fr President; W.
S. Little, of Montreal, Secretary ; Joseph F.
Fay, of Massachusetts, Treasurer. Ad
journed.
" r»e Clalmanl's | i rl.-r.il Dead.
London, August 23d.—Guildford Onslow,
formerly member of Parliament, and well
known as the friend and advocate of the
claimant in the Tichborne case, ia dead.
Originality in nature ain't al'ers rated
higher den imitation. De mockin' bird
bring*: a higher price den de crow De
preacher* what is always cotnplimentin'
de dove doan remember dat he ia a bad
ban'at puilin' upyoang corn . . lii mighty
strange ter me dat a man will stoop
lower ter get a nigger's vote dan he wifi
ter get de Tote ob a white man...
De iweetness ob dia life ain't confined ter
de graceful shape. iJe muley cow i» mon
■trous ugly, but she gives powerful fine
milk.... A great deal ob harm is sometimes
'compliahed in doin' good. De martin
makes war on inaeckt, but he includes de
honey bee in bit bill ob fare. Arkansaw
Traveler.
THE RISING OF THE NILE.
Measuring from the cataract* o
Sayone, where the Nile enters Uppe
Egypt from Xubia, to the moat northerl
points. of the delta, or Lower Egyp
there are about 600 miles of country, th
settled population of which is peculiar]
dependent upon the great river for vex
existence, and every year swayed b
hopes or fears as the waters of th
streams are sufficient or scarce or too
abnndant. The welfare of the Egyptians
is, in truth, intimately bound up with
the annual recurrence of a natural
phenomenon known as the "Rising cf
the Nile." The river, issuing from a
valley a few miles north of Cairo, enters
the low, wide plain, which, from its re
semblance to the fourth letter of the Greek
alphabet, received from that people the
name of Delta. The stream divides itself
into two branches, that of Kosetta, or old
Canopic, and that of Damiat, or Phatnitie.
The river Rosetta is about 1,800 feet wide,
and at Damiat nearly 800 feet. The rise of
the Nile, occasioned by the periodical rains
of Central Africa, begins in June, about
the summer solstice, and continues to in
crease until September, overflowing the
lowlands aloßg its course. The Delta then
looks like an immense marsh, inter
spersed with numerous islands, with
villages, towns and trees just above the
water. Should the Nile rise a few feet
above its customary elevation, the inunda
tion sweeps away the mud-built cot
tages of the fellaheen, drowns the cattle,
and involves the whole population in ruin.
Again, should it fall short of the ordinary
hight, bad crops and dearth are the conse
quences. The inundations having remained
stationary for a few days, begin to subside,
and about the enl of November most of
the fields are left dry and covered with
a fresh layer of rich brown slime ;
this is the time that the lauds
are put under cultivation. Daring the
winter in England, which is the spring
in Egypt, the Delta, as well as the valley
of the Kile, looks like a delightful garden
smiling with verdure and blossom.
Bells.— It is a question whether the
general puWic visvvs the increase of bell
ringing with enrliusiasm. There are, lay
((he grumblers, noUes enough and to spare
in London without the jingling of church
bells, but it may be retorted that a noise
or two more or less cannot matter much.
In the comparative quiet of a Belgian town
the constant ringing may be wearisome, the
more so as, owing to the system on which
the hours and quarters are struck, it-is not
possible for a stranger to make out what
o'clock it is, and tvery one cf whom he in
quires him a different account. In
the silent and deserted streets of such Old
World places as Bruge*, the chimes seem
never to cease, and are a positive annoy
ance to dysi>eptic tourists. Paulinus of
Nola b< conies an object of loathing rather
than of veneration for his famous inven
tion, to any o&e who has the misfortune to
live very near a harsh peal: and it must be
allowed that very few are so delicately
harmonized as to be quite in tune. Fewer
still are runglin correct time, and it may be
questioned whether the monotonous repeti
tion of hymn tunes, rung out of time, is a
service of praise. Certainly it is the cause
of considerable friction, to say the least,
in houses not sufficiently remote from the
sound. The verse inscribed on the bell of
St. Mary's at Oxford should be written in
letters of gold, or some other legible char
acter, in every belfry—" Keeps tyme in
anye caee " To some minds, too, there is
a certain melancholy even in the sound of
»o called jiy bells. The passing bell has
in London become a thing of the past. Old
j Chsuneey says of it that it is a laudable
course that "when any sick person lay
drawing on, a bell should toll to give i.otice
to the neighbors that they might pray for
the dying party." The passing bell now
denotes that all is over ; it was not till
Hood's hero was dead that " they ran and
told the sexton, and the sexton toll'd the
bell." Paul Hentzner,in Queen Eliz»beth'b
reign, reports of the English that "they
| are vastly fond of great noises that till the
air, such as tiring of cannon, beatitg of
drums, and the ringing of bells, so that it
is common for a number of them that have
not a in their heads to get up into
some belfry and ring bells for bonre to
gether for the sake of exercise." We may
be thankful we do not live under such a
dispensation; even "a glass in their
heads" would not drive modern roughs
into the belfry. Bacon seems to have
shared the popular belief that "great ring
ing of bells in populous cities hath chased
away thunder," but Fuller judiciously ob
serves that "abbey stejples, though quilted
with bells almost cap-a-pie, were not proof
against the sword of Cod's lightninjj." —
[The Saturday Review.
A New England "Shore Dinner"
Chowder disappeared as if by magic, huge
plates of fish of all kinds—baked, broiled,
or fried were put out of sight before you
could say Jack ilobinson ; lobster and
other salads just came and they were gone :
fried soft-shell crabs, clam fritters, toma
toes, sweet corn, melons, and a thousand
and one other things had an ephemeral ex
istence ; they were and they were not.
And still the shore dinner progressed with
out let or hindrance for one eolidjhour and
a half. The supply was apparently un
limited, t,ad it was a good jobjjit was, for
the appetites developed at that dianir
were more significant of a famine tbsn a
seance of 700 lean kine. Well, the longest
dinner must come to an end, and that this
did happily without a single case of apo
plexy is a miracle.
JtEW ADVERTISEMENT!?.
«>• f. F.-Kes.u!ar weekly median or
* nendstup Couuci', No. 05, THIS (TUttnJa>) EVEN
INO, lit S o'clock, at Firemts.'a Hall, on Eighth
street. Mirabels from oilier Councils are Invited to
•E. R. TIEL, Chief Councilor.
N E. Wiiitk. Recorder. au24 It
A mr ilbk or the l'< i»m. rail or the
Fourth «ard will l>e lielil at Touhej-^ Hall, THIS
(Thuredaj) fcVENING, at s o'clock. Tbe attendance
of ever}' Democrat in the Vaid is urgently re
quca'ed, as important business will conic befnro the
meeting WM. L. UERNDO.V, President.
_H*r*an A. Kklli m, Temporary Secretary. :.u2l-lt
Far Ilir Ladles. Please vk your phy
sician his opinion of PUKE CALIFORNIA POKT
WINE, I'EPSIX ANDCALISAYA I'.ARK combined,
at a Tonic and Cure for Dvppcp«ia or liHtlgcalmn I(
ratUfacton-, trj HALL'S "I'KCSIN WIXK BITTERS.
au24 um
WANTED-A CLOTH 1N(; ; ALSO,
a Fancy Goods Salesman. Apply to WEIN
STOCK & LUBtN. _ , u nu
WANTED— A WOMAN TO DO GENERAL
housework in a family of (our. Apply at
Grocery, corner of Twelfth aul E tttecU. au2V3t
WANTED — SITUATIONS FOR A COOK,
Second Cook, Waiter, l'antry n >y, Stable
man, Hotel Steward, Farm Hands, La .orcre. Girls
1 for housework. Apply to W H MASTERS Si CO
EaiDloymcnt Officv, I«S9 Eighth ttrcet. between J
■■K. au24lf
METROPOLITAN Tfl EATER.
I). J. Sl MMONI, Manager.
tram! Oprnlns iuiil Bedlrat'on or Ihr
Kew theater.
The new theater will positively O|x;n on
TTESDAI IUKVUt, MUM M, I!W«,
«uu tub tanru
Madison Square Theater Company,
From New York, in the most celebrated play ( .f
the day,
HAZEL KIRKE!
"The most successful play ever produced in
America "-[N. T. Herald. And produced in ■ style
and splendor never before equaled in thi- city.
— AL-iO—
DEDICATORY ADDRESS by WALTER LKMAN,
the oldest and favorite actor < f the Pacific coaat.
DEDICATORY POEM by HON. W. A. HENRY.
Cinrrunr Perlsln*. ADJUTANT GENERAL
JOHN F. BHEEHAN and STAFF will occupy a
box on opening night.
Eletan> 'uuvrnlr Programae* :
Splendid Orchestra!
Vrand New fcenery I
B»lrndld Appolalmeat*!
tr The itace winn: or the Herond Act
will tar exeel an>fhlux ever itri in IhU
city.
CaT Soale of Price* for Opening Kisht — Reserved
seats in dress circle or parquet, $2 ; (ninny circle,
SI ; sailer*, 69 cents. For Balance of Week—Dress
circle and parquet, «U 50; family circle, 76 cents ;
Sfaliery, 50 cer.n. Matinee Saturday—General ad
mission, ;1 ; children, 50 cents. Nu eitra (or re
served seats. The box office will be open on Thurs
day morning, at Huughton's Bookstore, J street, b •
tween Sixth and Seventh, until Monday, and then
at Theater. au24-
B. r. loot. aux. iniuoa i skukiol.
BOOT, NEILSON «t CO.,
UNION FOUNDRY—IEON AND BRASS
Founders and Machinists, Front street, be
tween N and O. Casting* and Machinery of ever;
dascripUon made to ordei. au'it-iDlm
CHA*. T. .MSM. BD. H MAITU.
JO.MJ* A HAKTIX,
ATTORN KYS-AT-LAW, NO. 807 I STREET, BE
tween Sixla and Seventh, Sacramento.
au2t-4plm
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DAILY RECORD-UNION,
asb nil
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GMERAL SOTIOES.
There lit but one American perfume
that haa stood the test of time, and thai is lit brat
S Lanmax'k Florida Water, which for over sev
enty years has been in constant use, and l hich ia^
to-4ay admitti'd lo be the only fr.i.-r • ' irii.^^
adapted to the various uses of the hith, i^^ p^
kerchief and t ■ Uiilel
UST A* there arc counterfei s, always ;■ •.^^Bfl-.-
Florida Water prewired by Lanman .V K.T^PNew
York. a»J4-lt
Tartar
Are barnacles o->. x'.w tn-h; at dr t creaniv, then
crusty, thi-n ranaiabls only by Um dent- i It
loosens the le<-th, ana makes I!.- ; | ,;. r
Don't permit it to gather; Dse toZ il>/,\ r :.nd
keep the mouth clean ai.d tit ttctii hsslthi
a«2^ 3tTuThS
Irbl Kan, -m t'raneiaco, ■!. n l-. . In
size, is tile largest Jaiu.use sale cxliiLilii.n in the
world. SHAfTLCK * FLKTCHEK ciport their
printing inks to J .i.,in, nvci'.i- Japanese it- - ■!■» in
return, and this U why Khi Ban sunives on low
prices. Loiiicnl, Liu't it 1 Wholesals anO rot:ill.
Goods for every branch of retail country :ra:, .Jvl-ti
AUCTIONS.
AUCTION SALE
STOCK,
TOP AND OPEN BUGGIES!
BELL .i CO 11, IIUMIl;
- SKLI
THURSDAY, AUGUST 24, 1882,
Oa the premhi'3B, at 1030 oilock a u. sharp, by
order of RdBEKT HILL, all the stock of the
Cranger»' Stnlilr, Seventh at , bel. K und 1,
O:i account of retiring fr in business, in |)art, as
follows : Horses, all good roadsters ; Top and Open
Buggies, Photons, and one Good Hack : Sic ffi» and
bouble Sets of lUrness, Kaddlts, Horse Blanket*.
Robes, Whips, Cooibsand Brushes, and other articles'
such as «rc liseil in a Livery Stable.
Sale ro»itive-Trrni» Cash.
au23-it BELL & CO.. Auctioneers.
AUCTION SALE
QAA ACRES OF GOOD AGRICULTURAL
OV V '»ad for mile at auction. Ihe Bancb known
as the Morrison Ranch, nine niiles fr<>ru SacraraenUi,
on the Jac»tu)n road, will Ik? .i>',i at public auctiou,
on tlic premises, to the highest bidder, on the 9tli
dmy of SEPIEMUKR, ls«-2, at 1 o'clock r. m. The
rancli will be sold in lots of liiu acres each. Terms
cash ; ten per cent, on the i!av of sale, und the
balance on the delivcrv of the deed. Title guaran
teed. Jaus-2pun JOHN l>. MOBEBOK.
GENERAL AUCTIONEbRS.
All classes Auction Business promptly attended t->
•fllee. No. 1013 fourth M., brt. J .-ml K.
au7-4pfirn
THE MOST POPULAR WHISKY
n,^ IN THE MARKET lf »
lf»l (IK FLAVOR.SOPERIOR TONIC PRK^
i J^-m ABSOLUTE PURITYHMEWBt-^j.
FAVORITE.^^-
FDRMEDICINAL&FAMILY USEASWELLAS FOR A
HULTKY.FIASAKT DRIKK,T€BttS W WWSM EObALTOTfC
-OLD JUDGED
FOR SALE BY ALL GROCERS & LIQUOR DEALERS.
l l/AMCn'.CADVxPjjA
WHOLESALE LIQUOR MERiIJVT
221*223 BUSH ST. SfcNFHANCISCC. CAL.
mcmslcONFECTrONir!
HFISHLR, XOS. &O.S ASD 510 1 STREET,
• Sacramento. h.-.« juf t taken the r<Miolesale
Agency of theCAMKORNIA CRACKEK COMPANY
of Sau Fram-:«eo. CRACKEKS nclU at lowest San
FranciTco prices, iviih dificreuce in time and freiifbt
In favor of purchasers. Also, FISHER'S CHOICE _
COKF^OTtftWS. at low«gt market rr.;.m. An'&Si&a
STATE^AIFPROPfISALS.
OKALEU PROPOSAL* WILL BE RSCEIVEI)
at the Secretary's Office uutil AUGUST 2fltb, for
th? Mtoaiaaj purposes : For the Restaurant, Bar,
Sodi Fountain, Cidtr, Candy and Pop Corn Priii.
leges at the Pavilian ; abo for funiisliinir Alfalfa
and Oat Hay and Wheat Straw, all baled and of first
quality, »t the Park-Hay by the ton, Straw by the
bale—in quantity aud at suli times as they are
wantod. KDWIN F. SMITH, Secretary'.
anlS-htmToTha
PRACTiCAL CARRIAGE PAINTER,
1115 J. Mi 11th & 12th Ife, Sacramento.
FRED.KOLLIKER y
UtUlun Utm rii mnu i»r.
£^^^ WHOLESALE AND
Toilet Articles, etc. A'so, ' "' /JW^.V
DENTAL DEPOT.^p&^SI
«*W All hint:, of IXnlal InMrnnienl*
and Mn.i.n. . at Very Seasonable Price*.
Southwast corner Sixih and J sts.,
_3*CRAMENTO. aulDJplra
"THE ROYAL ST. JOHN"
IS THE BEST SEWING MACHINE IN THE
world. Runs either forward „r saiisssiij, with
out stopping or charging dirc.tion of work. Buy
no other until you hire seen the ST. JOHN, at
THEO. W. SCHWAMB'S.
No.Bol J -Irect, liaeranienta.
«^y Liberal rliseount for cash. aulB-2plm
CAOWALADER &TARBONSi
T> EAL ESTATE ASD INSURANCE AGENTS,
Corner Third and J slrrr«»,
UNION INSURANCE CO. OF SAN FRANCISCO
Hn and Marine.
EDW. CADWALADER, Notary Public, Comm
stom-r ft Deeds and Conveyan^r. ]\i-2plt
Texas Lands. ,
t^ord k man have on hani> **_
F larffe bodies of CHOICE FARMINO and TT
GttAZINOLANPS in Taylor county ar.dtht ad *
Jo'ning counties in Texas. They repnsen' a lar(te
quantity of well selected state school lands, and can
afford to sell these lands on very reasonable terms
an-i on tweuty years' lime. Their lands vary in
price from $1 10 to f3 per acre, acoordioe to loca-
Uon, quality of land, eU- Thty would respectfully
request all persons making iuvestments In that por.
Uou of Texas to call on them. They already have
trained a large shara of California patronage from
CaJifornlans who have visited northwest Texas, and
the reason for it one can r«adi!y imagine. E. M.
Ford has been a resident of Ta;!or couity for five
or si* years, and is thoroughly acquainted with thasjg|
county and a 1 the countleu imniFdiau!y sun-nun a^l
«•'«• Taylor. F. M. Kelsey has been a rmi.i^m^M
that county tar ixjmewhat ever a \ ear, and ha(PjpH
the s >il and peculiarities of T< xis a .-t:»i'y. /I^H
information ilenrud will be gladly furnished. Ad^H
dress F<JRI> k KELSKY, Abilene, Taylor county,
Texas. aul9 3plm»
A LARGE ASSORTMENT
or —
New Crockery** Glassware,
—— SCITiBLE TOE—
HOTEL AND FAMILY USE,
Ckeapfa* the Cheapest.
SHERSURN & SMITH.
3*3 K Street, between Third and Fanrlh.
anll-Sptf
STEIN WAV * SONS PIANO&
AHEYKAS, SOLS AOTJiT, l^itlP^* M
a street, bet. Sixth and Sctenth,P(%»»H*l
opposite Court-tKra». I'l.iNOS TOrf * T |f
LCI. Plasoi sold on lnjtkilcisuta au.'iplai

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