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The Appropriation So Small as to Put an
End to Farther Prosecutions, and a
I'roclainaticn to Depredators to Go
AheadRumor of Two Cabinet Changes
*o Avert the Storm Anticipated to Fol
low Senator Move's Aila k--lmiortan
Change in Postal Kegulailns--MisQei'
I Special Telegram to THE GLOBE.
WASHINGTON, D. C, March 24.For six long
lioura yesterday[a committee of the Senate eat
to listen to the romantic, extravagant, scnoa
t-ional, 3*et somewhat Btale and tedious story of
ricGarraban. The attending 'personages were
nearly the name as they have been at previous
hearings. It is curious, possibly a
that sit counsel for that powerful company,
v/hioh is said to have the Bank o California
fcoliiad it, either are or have been office-holders.
There was Judgo Black, who had been attorney
general of the United States, and who soon
after received an admitted t-e of 5,000 in gold
from the New Idria company
52:-ccnamissicner of the land office, who, in
Congress, voted for McGarrahan, who, subse
quently, as commissieiier of the land office,
inado rulings adverse to him. and who, some
three yeara ago, so suddenly disappeared from
America, to aa suddenly rc-appear again Cur
tis, former chief clerk of the land office David
Wilson, of Iowa, at present judge of the ninth
en the side cf the New Idria company against
McGarrahan, were neither new nor startling.
They consisted simply in the production of the
originals of letters from McGarrahan to various
persons, the publication of which two weeks
since caused such a sensation. If the counsel
for McGarrahan did not produce.
*n their evidence it was only because they
were overruled by the committee. At least the
impartial observer,who watched the entire pro
ceedings, bf-6 coino to the conclusion that so
far as the great aggregate of scandal goes on
both sides, the committee yesterday, apparent
ly and in effect, adopted the rule, that the
strictest rules o common, evidence shall
be enforced
in any attempt to show that the New Idria
company has been corrupt, but that the New
Jdria company itself Bhall be permitted to ex
ercise the broadest privilege which a court of
equity would give, in it? attempts to slander
the living or to d^me the memory of the
Humored Cabinet Changes.
[Hpecial Telegram to THE GL OBE,
WASHINGTON, Match 24.A rumor of a very
important character was discussed to-day by
several United States Senators of influence in
the conncila of the Republican party. These
same persons, who have tho means of being
well posted, eay the President is contemplating
at least two important changes in his cabinet.
The reasons, assigned for these changes are
against the administration, which, it seems,
must certainly follow the speech on Louisiana
affairs by Senator Howe to-morrow. The gen
eral understanding among the Senators is, that
the speech is the beginning of a new departure
in which both the avowed, and hitherto silont
opponents of tha administration, who certainly
constitute a majority of the party in the Sen*
ate, will publicly array themselves in
To prevent this attack, and as a measure of
conciliation to the party leaders, the story goes,
the President is thinking of requesting Secre
tary Bchurs and Postmaster General Key to
retire from his cabinet. However, the report
cannot be authenticated. One Senator re
marked that the real Mephistopheles of the
administration would be found in Evarts, and
not in Bchurs.
He turning Board Anderson.
[Special Telegram to THE GLOBE.
WASHINGTON, March 21.There are those who
believe that Hayes will make Anderson, of Now
Orleans, collector of that port as soon as the
appeal for anew hearing in his case is finally
determined. Anderson, it is said. i3 not very
cnxious to be appointed, and would be well
pleased with tho nomination of Packard. The
friendo of the latter say most emphatically
that he has not given up the contest.
Qov. Emory.
[Special Telegram lo THS GLOBE.]
WASHINGTON, March 24.Gov. Emory, of
Utah, thinks the administration will sustain
him in his course. He has explained tho new
cleotion law, which ho signed, to the President
and attorney general, and believes his explana
tion will prove satisfactory.
The Presidential Title.
[Special Telegram to THE GLOBE.J
WASHINGTON, March 24.It was stated by
Montgomery Blair that a bill is now being pre
pared by the beet lawyers in the country,
which will be introduced in Congress at an
early day, proposing to reopen the presidential
question. He Btates that they are only waiting
for further developments from Louisiana, and
that as soon as they arc ripe the bill will
be introduced. The purpose of tho bill
PB to provide machinery for the supreme court
io regulate its proceedings, and hear an appli
ition of the State, which feels that it has been
defrauded of its electoral right. It is not
probable that Blair will receive any encourage*
rnent in Washington for the prosecution of hit
plan to re-open the scandals of the Presidential
bargain. This constant harping upon the sub
ject in the Maryland Legislature, doss not
awaken the slightest interest here.
[To the Western Associated Frcss.J
Timber Trespass-'Flews of Secretary
WASHINGTON, March 24.Secretary Schrz, in
an interview upon recent depredations, says
the appropriation for the discovery and prose
cation of timber depredators, reduced as it
has been to $5,000 by the Senate will not,
under the preeent circumstances, be sufficient
to prepare the necessary testimony for
now pending in., the different Btates. There
are many such still pending in Mississippi,
Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Louisiana,
nnd seventeen indictments in Florida, and
ftoen in California, In many instances it
Mill be necessary, in order to complete the
testimony, to employ surveying parties to re
trace the lines where depredations have been
committed, so as to enable the government to
t-how authoritatively the particular subdivis
ions of the public lands upon which timber
has been cut, and this costs money. As the
preparation of this testimony is the most im
perative thing to be done at present, we Bhall
have to apply the money appropriated to that
purpose, and we shall be obliged to
of depredations and their prosecution in all
t..^a M.,i*t,mtrV -"T-Of ''awito-a fcrfi ^r^tTiimTiMtTMiViManTi
other localities. This is rather understating
than overstating the case. I have considered
it, and do now consider it* my duty as an
officer of the government to execute the laws.
By making ah appropriation at all for the
Congress recognizes the principle that the
laws in that respect should be executed, but
if Congress makes that appropriation so Small
aa to restrict me to a very limited sphere of
action, such an act will be considered as
in all the length and breadth of the country,
now-to g& in and make themselves comfortable,
aa tigy are assured the government will no
longer have the means to interfere with them.
The amendment to the bill prohibiting tile use
of the money appropriation for the seizure of
any timber cut upon public lands
in territories, which is not for exportation from
the territories ef the United Btates where the
lumber stew, will, in my opinion, have this
effect: In the territories of Montana, Idaho,
Wyoming, Utah and Dakota, the
will go on as heretofore without any interfer
ence or regulation on the part of the govern
ment, unless farther legislation be had, and I
am confident the time is not far distant, when
the people, especially of the mountainous re
gions, will look with regret at their mountains
stripped of their forests, the growth of which
when once destroyed, will never reproduce it
self, and remember the effort made to save it
from destructive and
which inevitably must follow, which effort has
now been defeated. There is one territory
from which an extensive exportation of timber
ia taken from the public lands, especially ship
building timber, has been going on. That is
tho Territory of Washington. Even if this
small appropriation now made be not absorbed
by other necessities, it would be impossible to
use it with any considerable effect
The department would not be able to use the
money for Baid purpose unless intention Of ex
portation be conclusively shown. The difficulty
of showing that intention is apparent. If we
are prohibited from using this appropriation i
making seizures of timber
cut upon publin
lands on the Bpot where it is cut, or logs in
booms, or in the timber yards of dealers and
speculators, and are restricted to its seizures
made where the intent to export
is clear, that 'ia to say at shipping places, a
country with so many inlets and little harbors
as Washington Territory has,'wo can succeed
only in very rare instances even with a larger
appropriation, and it would be impossible for
us under such restrictions to prevent the bulk
of that
from going on as before and the stealing of
nblic timber will therefore in all probability
carried on on a greater .soalo than before,
with this encouragement. It is note-worthy
that the law prohibiting the taking of timber
from public lands is not repealed by this aot.
What the act really does is to render the gov
ernment unable to execute the law and the
of which has never been questioned until the
present time. In my recent report to Congress
in relation to the efforts made to suppress dep
redations upon pnblio lands in Montana, I
stated that the United States wont into court
in any suit only to reoover property wrongfully
converted. The right to do BO has been ques
tioned, and in order to show that the state
ment then made is warranted by
the authorities we have followed,
I refer to tho case of the United States
againBt Cotton, in 11th Howard, page 229,
where the supreme court of the United Btates
sayB: "Although, as a sovereign, the United
States may not be sued, yet as a corporation,
or body politic, they may bring suits to en
force their contracts and protect their property
in the State courts or in their own tribunals."
The manner of proceeding in the enforcement
of this, is clearly pointed out in sections 914
and 916, revised statutes. There can, therefore,
as to the legal theory under which the govern
ment has acted in respecting existing laws, and
if henceforth the laws are not enforced for
want of means, it will not be my fault. I am
glad to see that the President of the country
appreciates this question, and is almost unani
mous on the Bide of the law.
Postal Department,
WASHINGTON, March 24.The postmaster gen
eral has issued an order amending the regula
tion of the department governing the trans
mission of printed matter, which is very im
portant in its bearings, inasmuch as it over
rules the long established praotice in the de
partment. Heretofore nothing but a business
card was permitted upon a wrapper of printed
matter. The postmaster general now has given in
structions that any matter, the imprint of whioh
may be transmitted within the inclosure, may
also be transmitted at the same rate, if printed
on tho wrapper or envelope. This includes
business cards and directions for returning any
printed matter on the outside of the wrapper
or onvelope. Postmasters, however, are in
structed not to regard requests for the return
of suoh matter, unless stamps to pay return
postage are deposited. Commissioner Spear.
WASHINGTON, March 24.The charges against
Commissioner Spear, of the patent office, in n
sense result from any ill-feeling between that
officer and Secretary Schurz, so far is the com
missioner is aware. They grow out of a decis
ion in a case which disappointed the contestant,
who not only charges incapacity upon the com
missioner, but also alleges the mutilation of
the record. It is also stated a well known
patent attorney is believed to be tho accusing
party. Commissioner Spear stated he had oc
casion, during the hearing, to alter the phrase
ology of one of tho rulings in an interlocutory
question, but that in doing so, he in no sense
changed the force or meaning of the rulin
and that it is upon this the charge of mutilia
tion is brought.
Spirits in lionded Warehouses.
WASHINGTON, March 24.The books of the
internal revenue office Bhow the quantity of
distilled spirits in-bonded warehouses the 1st
inst., in Ohio, Indiana and Illinois, as follows:
Ohio, 1,412,529 gallons Indiana, 642,126 gal
lons and Illinois 512,680 gallons. The quan
tity in warehouse in Kentucky on the 1st of
February was 5,708,665 gallons. The produc
ing capacity throughout tho-country on tho 1st
of March WSB 228,265 gallons per day, as com
pared with 246,539 gallons on the 1st of March,
1877, and 245,249 gallons on the 1st of March,
Timber Seizures in Montana.
WASHINGTON, March 24.Hon. Martin Magin
nis. delegate from Montana, received the fol
lowing dispatch from Helena dated March 23:
United States Marshal Wheeler reports $5,000
cash collected from seised wood and lumber in
Montana, mostly from wood in the hands of
laborers who live by cutting and
hauling wood to market. The tax
had advanced lumber. Only the consumers
have suffered, not the saw mill men, as erron
eously stated by Nowlan's letter to the secre
tary of the interior. The timber has been used
only for domestic purposes,not for speculation.
The low price of wood now is attributed en
tirely to the remarkably mild winter which has
been like autumn weather since October.
Signed, H. M. PARCHES
President, Helena Board of Trade.
Weather Indications.
WASHINGTON, March 25, 1A.M.Indications
for thcruppper Mississippi and lower Missouri
valleys, clear or partly cloudy weather, colder
northeasterly, veering to warmer southeasterly
winds, and falling, preceded at ^southeast sta
tions, by stationary barometer.
Church Rebellion. 'i
TEENTON, N. J., March 24.The doors of
Clinton street Methodist Episcopal church were
to-day closed against Rev. Wm. H. Hearne,
who was appointed the pastor bv the recent
New Jersey annual conference. The church
desires to retain the present pastor.
Four Hundred Persons oh Board All But
Two of "Whom PerishWar of Words
Continued Between England and Russia
Threat That If the Former Does Kot
Withdraw Her Demands, She Will Not
Be Admitted to the CongressMiscella
neous War Rumors.
LONDON, March 24.A violent gale, with
snow, prevailed here to-day, and extended
throughout England. It was particularly
severe at Liverpool. A report has just been
received here that the British naval training
ship iStiryiiiee, with 4b6 men On board, cap
sized on the south coast of the Me of Wight.
The admiral commanding at Portsmouth
telegraphs the following particulars, received
from the coast guard at Yentnor: The Eury
dice capsized off Dinsmore Head, at 4:30
this afternoon, in a sudden squall. One boy
and a seaman were saved.
Other advices indicate that between S00
or 400 lives wero lost. The admiral, on
receiving news of the disaster, immediately
dispatched a steamer to the scene.
The Eorydice was a training ship for ordi
nary seamen, under command of Captain
Marcus A. B. Hare. She was sixth-rate,
921 torts, and carried 4 guns.
LONDON, March 25.A survivor of the Eury
dice disaster gives the number on board as
over 800. Five were picked up by a passing
schooner after being in the water over an hour,
but all have died except two. It is not prob
able any others wore saved. A strong ebb tide
was running.
The Eurydice was undsr full sail when she
was overtaken by a snow Btorm
accompanied by heavy squalls. The
sun shone again brilliantly shortly
af tcrwards,|but nothing was then visible ex
cept a few boxes floating down the channel.
The survivors say they saw the ship suck down
many as she sank.
ATEENS.March 24.It is reported the women
and children massacred by tha Turks in
the sacking of the Thessalias villages of Olym
pia, Espina, Cacoia and Litchatori number
many thousands. Admiral Hornby, at the re
quest of the British representative at Athens,
has despatched a vessel to ascertain the truth
of these reports.
LONDON, March 24.As far as known up to
Saturday night, xnorth of England iron works
had rejected the compromise jointly urged by
the masters and their own delegates. The
original demand of the masters was for 10 to
17 per cent, reduction. The question will not
be submitted to arbitration.
ST. FETEBSBUHG, March 24.The Oolos de
clares the treaty of peace falls Bhort of the as
pirations of the Russian people.
BERLIN. March 24.The North German
Gazette says the treaty does not affect German
CONSTANTINOPLE, March 24.Raouf Pasha,
Osman Pasha and Gen. Ignatieff arrived here
this evening. They will make a formal and
cerimonious entry into the city to-morrow, and
have an interview with the Sultan. It is not
yet known in what capacity Gen. Ignatieff re
turns to Constantinople.
LONDON, March 24.Count Ziohy, Austrian
ambassador, has postponed his intended de
parture on a furlough, because of the critical
aspect of affairs.
The Czar has not absolutely declined to grant
the concessions asked for by Eoauf Pasha, but
made his assent dependent upon conditions,
which are believed to be a Rusao-Turkiah alli
ance. It is asserted Eoauf and Osman favor
such au alliance. There is, however, a Btrong
pro-English party which opposes it.
ST. PETEESBtmo, March 24.The Agmce
Russc says the statement that Russia has re
quested England to withdraw the fleet from the
Sea of Marmora is premature.
LONDON, March 25,A correspondent at St.
Petersburg learns from good sources that no
formal representation will probably be made
for the present about the presence of the Brit
ish fleet in the Sea of Marmora, but Russian
troops will not embark now as was
intended. Influential, moderate politicians
remark that the fear of England's policy, will
force Russia to occupy Constantinople and
drive the Sultan fromlEurope. The correspon
dent adds the only hope of peace is in the
assembly of Congress, That. hope, however,
throughout Russia, is fast fading. The belli
cose excitement is intense even in St. Peters
GREEK rNsrnBEcnoN.
LONDON, March 25.A dispatch from Valo
says the Turks are blockading insurgent vil
lages at Mount Hebon by land and sea. Greece
threatens to send ships to rescue the starving
inhabitants if the powers don't interfere.
Greek interference would certainly cause war.
LONDON, March 25.Times in a leadiug arti
cle says: 'Lord Derby continues to insist that
the whole treaty shall be submitted to the
plenipotentiaries, but to guard against laying
too much Btress on this formal
point, he ueked whether thecommn
nication of his documentto the several
powers, is equivalent to the submission of it
to Congress. Russia is uuderstood to have re
plied that it 1B not. This eho deolares the
conditions on which our government will eend
a plenipotentiary to Berlin.
ST. PETEBSBCBG, March 24.The Journal de
St. Petersburg says England must yield her
wishes to Europe and cease obstructing the
definite conclusion of peace or Congress must
meet without Englasd, or Russia must act
[Special Correspondence DAILV GLOBE.]
KOCHESTEB, Minn., March 23."While vis
iting at a friend's last evening, Eev. W. C.
Bice, of the First M. E. church of this city,
was surprised by a call from the members of
his congregation, who presented him with a
fin* set of silver. The teachers of the public
schoolswere present en masse, and, Mr. Rice,
being the clerk of the sohool board, presented
him with a gold-headed cane. He was also
presented with a gold watch and chain, Hon.
R. A. Jones making the presentation speech
upon the occasion. The total value of all
the articles donated was $386. ALEBT.
Whitehall, N. Y., Badly Scorched.
WHITEHALL, N. Y., March 24.A fire at
Kceeeville this morning, destroyed Presoott &
Westing's sash, door, blind and furniture es
tablishment, the Methodist church, grist-mill,
plaster-mill and two dwelling houses. Loss
will be over $50,000. Prescott & Weston alone
lose $30,000. Ten dwelling houses, a sohool
house, and store house, with 4,000 bushels of
corn were destroyed. Fire supposed incendi
A Signature that Lures Ex-Congressman'
Vance from Cincinnati, Since Which He
Has Not Been SeenFoul Play Feared,
i [Special telegram to THE GLOBE.]
CINCINNATI,. O., March, 24.The Enquirer
announced the niysterous disappearance of
Hon. John tt. Yafice, late Demc'caatic member
of Congress from the eleventh Ohio district.
Mr. Vance has been in ill health and laboring
under some mental troubles from overwork
for some time. A few days ago he came here
for the purpose of spending a short time here
and in Columbus, pr'epafatory
to a trip to Washington. Wednesday last
he received a note ostensibly from an old friend,
asking Vance to meet him in rather a suspicious
quarter of Covington, Ky. Vance remarked
that it called him to a rather suspicious part of
the city and that it did not give any name, but
simply said "An old comrade*''
He responded, and oa Thursday having Wal
nut street in the evening promising to return
in time to take a late train for Washington.
Since that time he has not been heard from.
Since his disappearance, it is remembered that
a year or more ago, Vance had during a cam
paign some tronble with a man formerly a con
federate soldier which ended in blows
apd it is feared that the result is that he has
been decoyed into Covington and assassinated.
There is a theory that he has become insane
and has wandered off or suicided, or possibly
have been murdered for his money
CINCINKATI, O., March 24.it is announced
that ex-Congressman John L. Vance, of Ohio,
has mysteriously disappeared. He left the
Walnut street house, this city, last Thursday
evening, ostensibly to visit some unknown
party in Covington, since which time no trail
can be discovered, although the police have la
bored diligently in search. Foul play is
Heavy Snow In New York.
BtJFFAl, N. Match 24.About two
inches of snow fell here last night, Still snow
WATEETOWN, N. Y March 21,Eight inches
of snow falling here to-day, attd still snowing.
MONTBEAL, March 24.A heavy snow storm
has been raging all day. No appearance of
ceasing. Freezing hard.
SYRACUSE, N. YM March 24.A severe snow
storm set in at six o'clock this morning, and
still continues The snow is six inches deep.
Trains are somewhat delayed.
NEW YOBK, March 24.The thermometer at
noon to-day indicated 50 degrees above zero,
At this writing, 2 A. M., it has fallen to 18 de
grees. High wind accompanied with snow.
Returned Disabled.
NEW YOBK, March 24.~The United States
sloop-of-war Wyoming, J. C. Watson com
mander, hence for Havre on the 16th inst., with
goods for the Paris exposition, has returned.
When 500 miles out the vessel was found leak
ing, and fearing the approach of heavy head
winds and an inorease of leakage, the officers
concluded to return to this port. She will
probably go on the dry dock for repairs, whioh
can be completed in two days. The captain
has gone to Washington for instructions.
Pacific Terminus of the Overland Pacific
BAN FRANCISCO, March 24.A Victoriadispatch
from Admiral Doporseyes' report as to the best
terminus for tho Canada overland railway, is
published by the Colonist to-day. It condemns
Burrard inlet and Skeenauver as harbors, and
strongly favors the adoption of the Bute inlet
route, with Esquimault as the terminus.
The Right Fartios.
PETEBSBCBQ, Va., March 24.Tho guilt of
the parties arrested yesterday, charged with the
Young bond robbery in New Yerk, is fully es
tablished. All the missing bonds and securi
ties were found in their possession. A large
amount of United States bonds, believed to
.have been stolen from other parties, were also
found in possession of the robbers.
Mrs. R. B. Hayes.
COL0MBCS, O.. March 24.Mrs. B. B. Hayes
arrived hero last evening by a private car from
Chillicothe. She is the guest of her kinsman,
Gen. Mitchell, who gave a private reception in
her honor last night.
Died from His Injuries.
NEW YOBS, March 24.Richard Lowe, a vic
tim of the Magenta disaster, died at Sing Sing
last night, making the fourth death from the
ABahy Saving its Mother's Lift.
[Monitenr Universal.
M. and Madame Henri Schneider went to
the ball given on the occasson of tho mar
riage of the King of Spain. It in a consider
able distance from Madrid to Creuzot, and
Madame Schneider, on arriving home a few
days ago, was greatly fatigued. Two days
and two nights of railroad travel had com
pletely exhausted her. It was evening, and
she told her. servants that she needed repose,
and added: -'Above all things let nobody
come into my room to-morrow morning be
fore I ring the bell." However, during the
absence of Madame Schneider, her people
had proposed a surprise for her,. They had
at last succeeded in making her little
daughter walk. The child was a rosy baby
who up to that timo had not been able to ad
vance a single step. They were anxious to
show Madame Schneider the newly acquired
accomplishment of her baby, but the orders
were strict, and this was a great disappoint
ment. But in the morning the nurse could
no longer hold out. She thought that the
mother would forgive an indiscretion so well
justified, and, notwithstanding the order, she
knocked at the door. There was no re
sponse. She went in, and staggered back
uttering a cry. Madame Schneider was
stretched upon her lied motionless, and ap
parently dead. She was suffocated. A crack
was opened in the wall through which the
smoke from the chimney entered the bed
room. An hour later and nothing could
have saved her. It was three hours before
she became conscious. She is not yet com
pletely restored. But had it not been for the
go fortune of the first steps of that baby!
owever, we are happy toannounco that she
is out of danger.
Secret Divulged.
[Red Wing Republican.]
The Dispatch compliments the St. Paul
GLOBE on the savage Democracy of an edi
torial of March 16th upon Gen. Anderson of
Louisiana. Mr. Hall drew his picture of
Gen. Anderson from a genuine White League
Democratic source, to-wit: an editorial in
the New Orleans Democrat of March 10.
on the same subject.
More Trouble for the Dovtor.
[Wright County Times.]
Donnelly's Anti-Monopolist hints that W.
D. Washburn, Ennte Nelson and C. A. Gil
man all have an eye on Congressman
Stewart's position.
The following is a correct copy of a caucus
notice lately published here: "Bepnblican
cauouses will be held at Altona on Saturay the
80th March, 1878, at Whitings Hall at 3 o'clock
p. u., for the purpose of nominating candidates
for the offices to be filled at town meeting of
Walnut Grove township and all those who were
duped into voting for Hayes in 1876 are to be
considered true Republicans and aUowed to
take part in said caucus.
The Bffectof Putting in the White Mouse a
2fan Not Elected.
[Editorial Correspondence of the Albany Even
ing JournalRep.]
"WASHINGTON, March 2.There wero two
reasons why the silver bill swept tumult
uously over the powerless veto like an Alpino
avalanche over tha unfortunate wayfarer.
The first was that apart from tho heavy ma
jority, many of tho minority, aa explained in
a previous letter, were either tinctured with
the silver feeling or believed that it was bet
ter to yield to this' measure rather than take
the risk of a worse one. Such a feeling nec
essarily did much to paralyze effective op
position. The second was the lamentable
relation which exists between the Executive
and Congress& relation which leaves
the President practically without any
influence at the capitol. Wherever
the fault, every right-minded man
must deplore this disastrous state of affairs.
The President ought to be a power in such
an emergency. His declaration ought to be
a bngle blast calling ins p.arty together. In
stead of that, we see his veto In the gravest
orisis since the war* net merely futile, but
hardly treated with common respect. His
closest friends, like Stanley Matthews, were
toe-Bs^et^a^erto.tjamrJft on
while,on the other hand, be the blamewhere
it may, it is unhappily too truu that a chasm
has opened between him and the men who
are true to the nation's honor.
The Republicans of the etrantry wanted to
stand by their President. They went through
fire to elect and seat him. They believed in
his upright character and good purposes.
Even when, as time went on, they saw what
they could not understand, they still trusted
and hoped. They would to-day hail and
welcome evidences of positive, earnest, saga
cious, and practical Republicanism
in their administration. Their men
Through all this turmoil the Presiden is
calm, serene, and self-complacent. He ap
pears all unconscious of the situation. Per
chance there is a fear of the bold, unscru
pulous men of the South who have seemed
to palsy the administration, and who are said
now to threaten more information but if
the President would throw off this dread in
cubus and speak out the true, living Repub
licanism which we all so ache to hear, how
the Republican party would be glad to re
spond! Mr. Evarts is the leading spirit of
the cabinet, and we can all venerate him as
the elder Weller venerated Mr. Solomon Peel
as "a limb o' the law as has got brains like
the frogs, dispersed all over his body, and
reachin' to the werry tips of his fingers."
A great and brainy lawyer indeedbut
would that he had the political sense
in an equal degree! There are ex
perienced, sagacious f'i men about
the administration who appreciate and de
plore the situation, bnt their counsel is not
sought. I have talked with men justly high
in the confidence of the party, who are near
the administration, who see the tendency,
and whose comments would pain the Repub
lican heart of the land. But nothing dis
turbs the serenity which broods over the
White House.
What is to be done? This situation is
demoralizing and weakening. It tends to
impair the morale and force of the party.
If the administration could be recalled to its
true position, Republicans would heartily
welcome it. Dissension and con
flict are as repugnant to the wishes as they
are opposed to the interests of
the party. But if the administration ceases
to be a factor in the great problem of poli
tics, if its work is confined to mere appoint
ments, if it-abnegates all influence on the
large issues, then the party must go on in its
,'p Je_
own way.- The mission of Republicanism
was never more vital than to-day. What
ever becomes of individuals, the grand work
before it remains. It must be toned up on
the financial questions, and must be rallied
as the only safeguard against tho dangerous
elements which are now aiming at the con
trol of the government. The battle cry of
true Republicanism must be sounded agaiu,
calling the country back to tho course of
safety. C. E. S.
The Marshall Messenger has donned anew
The Winnebago City Press is about to don
a new dress.
There are twelve flour mills LeSaeur
county, having a total of thirty-two ran nf
Mr. John Ffiegher has purchased the
Carver county poor farm for the sum of
9 5,000.
in Congress, wlio rest on public sentiment,! hig for the Congressional nomination froia
have no wish apart from th6 public feeling, the 2d district.
and would sustain and support wherever the i Twelve new farm buildingasn iu sight from
the people would uphold. No party wants one point, is reporteUd bhy the Swift county
differences and disorganization. No wise A***J /-u
representatives desire the demoralization! t^S
which comes from laxity or perversity or i P
now swept over the land. He might have
dofeated this dangerous movement at the
very outset. Such an effort meant no dis
honorable action. It involved no dickerings
or bargains. It required nothing but the
practical statesmanship without which gov
ernment is little more than chaosnothing
but tho natural organization which
is vttal to every vigorous party and
6very successful administration. Mr.
Lincoln called men about him who repre
sented political forces. When Mr. Seward,
Mr. Chase and Mr. Cameron counseled,
they spoke for a party and carried a party
with them. If Gen. Grant had less of this
political force in his oabinet, he found where
it did exist, and summoned it to' duty.
There is such a thing as the practical science
of government) there is such a thing as the
honorable art of appned politics. It lies at
the foundation of free institutions. It is
simply indispensable in every government of
With all his amiable goodness, the Presi
dent is not a potent influence. He is not a
ruler. He does not command men. If
there are those who think he should simply
sit in the White House, tranquilly meet each
question only as it comes to him, and per
form his individual duty in a perfunctory way,
I cannot agree with them. He ought to be
the recognized, undoubted head of the party
he ought to impress himself upon ite
politics he sought to be the central force in
its organization. If he had intelligently
grasped this obligation he would have united
the Republican leaders and called the party
back to its highest pledges and principles.
Instead of that what do we see? I do not
stop to weigh the exact measure of blame.
The consequences are what now concern us.
The causes are past in partthe effects are
here. A veto overridden without the poor
respect of a day's delay, divided counsels,
disorganization and indifference, the partial
lapse of the party from its true and high
position as the defender of the public faith
these are some of the evils. The Presi
dent was right in withdrawing the troops^
but in doing it he might have spoken the
word which would still have vitalized the
Republicanism of the South and braced up
the Republicanism of the North. He was
right in saying that the public service
should bo elevatedbut in proposing
such a work ho might have acted with
the Republican representatives, and need
not have shown so many self-contradictions.
Instead of a course of wise counsel and co
operation, it has been a course of isolation.
What is the result. It is true that in execu
tive session the other day, one of the oldest
Republican Senators from New England,
turning to tho Democratic side, said: "Take
him he is yours: you are welcome to him."
And a Democratic Senator answered back:
"No we want no political foundling left on
our doorstep." To every earnest Republi
can the situation which flashes out in the
vivid light of that colloquy is deplorable.
But nothing is gained by shutting our eyes
to it. The chapter of the veto told the
story. There were no knights ready to
draw the blade. The men whom the Presi
dent ought to have with him had been es
tranged the other side^the Gordons, the
Hills and the restare glad to be served, but
unwilling to support.
Fergus Falls is going to follow the exam
the grading of the Qrarnte Falls efec. cf tae
has been surrendered by hi bondsmen.
Judgo Dickinson, of Mankato, is confined
to his residence by a mild attack of scarlet
fever, contracted while attending court in
Martin eounty.
pie of St. Paul, and have out-door concerts of one of his pockets. The Adelphia damsel
this summer. at once notified Mr. Pottgieser, and
ThA nnrnk., .,,.i *x. ^aiC
The Lake City leader says Gen. L. F.
Hubbard, of Red "Wing, is being put in train-
good counsel aad positive force might have county, has already onietripped staid and
used this natural party feeling to hold his 1 ^ow moving LeSueur, by the orcanizatio
organization and eheek the tide which has
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weakness at the head. A President with The new town of Watervillo, LeSueur walked oft to the police station with the
miraculously impecunious Jennie.
At the station, Jennie whisked around and
turned out her pocket, which contained
about an ounce of very pungent 3nuff, a
pocket book, a reel of thread, and other odds
and ends. Jennie was then locked up, and
the captain counted !$32.G0 in money, as the
result of his haul, with the bed and furm
ture still to be heard from. Martin was.
meanwhile, too drunk to get anything out
of him concerning his Sunday smashing.
LATEB.The room and furniture have
been heard from. A $20 bill was discovered
artistically covered up in the ashes of tho
stove of the immaculate and poverty-etrioken
Jennie's room. Her trunk, which bad been
previously searched without developing any
phwder, was found to contain, on a second
examination, $22 and the torn half of th
$J bill originally discovered at her feet. A
chambermaid has ak developed into
a witness, she having seen Jennie
fumbling round the inebriated Martin.
Tho plundered man came to his senses
shortly after midnight, and says the laet
thing he remembers was talking to Jennie,
but the when and whero are altogether
indefinite. Thus is Jennie's Nemesis weav
ing the net of evidence against her, as eho
tosses in a station cell.
0 hook and JaddTcompany.,
The county license of liquor dealers in
Stearns county, is expected to amount to
$2,000, which will go to the school districts,
other than independent districts.
Albert Lea is in the throes of a city char
ter election fight. The two papers take op
posite sides, and the voters are presumed to
be divided in about the Bame ratio.
Ex-Gov. C. D. Sherwoo2, of Rushford..
took his departure Monday, the 18th, to a
point near Nashville, Term., where ho pro
poses to locate for his future home.
Dr. Craft of Worthington, has been select
ed as one of the two Minnesota delegates to
attend the American Medical Association
which meets in Buffalo in May ne^t.
Mr. C. A. Ooger, of Eyota, Olmsted coun
ty, says he has made 6?5 pounds of butter
from three cows since the first day of last
April, and one of them is only a heifer at
Mr. N. F. Oilman, of liocheatei', has
evolved a plan for-*-single track wilway.4*****
upon which he has applied for a patent. He
is now engaged in getting up a workinc
Pigeon shooting matches have been re
vived this early in Lake City, James MeCrc
den having the honor of winning the first
match of the season and the club gold
Tho Red Wing lecture association lias dc
county, says he raised 90 bushes of corn to
j[ i
How She Played it a &ZOQ Worth on Wn.
SEsrtiti in Wuy to be DespisedHer
Heel Kept a Rocking, on the reeiibac&
iu Her Stocking.
On Friday last Win. Marian, apparently
lumberman, registered at the American
house. Like a sensible man, he deposited
hi3 money, amounting to over $200, with
the proprietor of the hotel, N. Pottgieacr, &
Like a foolish man, he took hia money from
tho hotel safe yesterday, and forthwith
meandered on a toot. Returning to th^
American in an advanced stage of intoxica
tion, he was seen to go np-stairs with Mrs.
Jennie Clark, better known as Jenuis
Green, a boarder of the house.
In the evening, another female boarder,
who is one of the attaches of the Adelphia,
went to her room and found Martin stretched
upon her bed, in a speechless state
of inebriety, and with a $5 bill sticking out
i notified Capthotel. Webber, who proceedednui,he tarn
immediately to the Th captai then
the Worthington Journal, range ail ths way discovered that the woman Green had barely
from 150 to 2G0 daily. ^aoney enough to pay her board on Saturday
^&*. are workhi. ^^t, but Martin's
1, iVt nJ^-IS-"*?u|m^r^pod
0 en
Hastings & Dakota railroad. .\ccu3endi her of "goin Martin.aonc
The man Hecht, of Albany. Stearns JentuO denied she had any money at all, but,
county, indicted by the grand iury for rape ^weamg to move at the time, a 5 bill
h.B ulL A JZ. 7sT *3 discovered j.nst underneath her dress,
has been anr^* fc K,o 1.*
A Senator's Wife Who Did Sot Aim to bi rr
Leader of Society.
[Pittsburgh Telograph.]
Mrs. Benjamin Wade was not an
knowledged leader of Washington societyteKoa
daring her husband's longt Senatorial term
of service, fromtho1851 to 1869, but she was au
ing ior trips to the Pans exposition. political gossi she was
Mr. J. D. Thompson, of Dover, OimstH Bufficientl
y-now 6Weet,
The Worthington Advance mentions the anythinegthexcept neatness. She never dress
presence there of Red Wing parties in search
of lands for the accommodation of about one
hundred families from Red Wing and vicin
ity this spring, and one or two hundred more
in the future.
An Indian battle-axe of Btone.
unearthed on the farm of Henry
haa been
West Mankato. The axe weigh* a'jout four
pounds, of a bluish stone, and wears a
Noticing the report that Judge Crosby will
resign about May 1st, tho Hastings Odette,
Will Dr. Bartlett Answer 9
|8t. Charles Times.]
HE GLOBE has received the following
communioation: To the Editor of THE GIOBE
8T. PACT-, March 19.Why are SO mapy 1*0-
ple kept at the 8fc Peter asylum after recoverv?
This is a question for Dr. Bartlett to answer."
This is a very pertinent question and there
are graverumors not only that persons not insane
are Rent to the asylum, bnt also that tnev are
retained there long after they become sane. It
That question has often been asked in St.
Charles, and those grave rumors have at
times filled the air here. Perhaps thev will
some day be answered and exposed.
The spring styles in dress materials dis
play gayer colors than have been worn for
many years.
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were emptv,
6ba Proceedin
Green's room,
office at
followed, and another $ 5 bill was discoveredVW8(mr
in her bosom.
"Jennie," 6aid the captain, I must look
in your purse."
"I have got no more money," pleaded the
indignant Jennie.
"Pull off your stockings,'* ordered the ir
i*epressiblo captain.
In the heel of ti of those nether gar
ments was found a bill, and a $2 bill in
tho heel of the other. So much for the cap
tain's instinct. He then found she had de
posited 16 with another woman boarder of
the house, whioh he also secured, and then
clared a dividend of 14 cents per share and nniaapsrtandte member thereof. She was
now the bloated stockholders are lookintr 1
tady *$
aboutfor profitable investments, anud arran- Her general reading had
*u TT
jfmpliahmems. O passing literature and
linguisticpaccomplishments wer meagre
strong to enable her to turn
graceful, and commanding-lookingcs.'9ll'!colo
i lady. Her dros-s was never remarkable for
fashion nor wore the richest mo^
most luxuriant thing about her was her 1OD|T.
waving, and beautifully golden hair. Of all
tho ladies that have moved in tho upper cir
cles of society in Washington for tho last
twenty years, none have eurpassed Mrs
Wade in the enchanting beauty of her magni
beautiful golden hair
ficiently ancient look to gratify the curi
osity of antiquity lovers.
home authority, says this is hardly correct, 1 thoughts to paper. She read and compiled
although he has Berious intentions of leaving I
his present term expires.
Mr. C. A. Henning, of Eyota, Olmsted
county, has added another eighty to his pos
sessions, for which he paid about $4,000.
This gives Mr. Henning five farms. He
commenced seeding the 6th, and will put in
about 500 acres in wheat.
Alman Fulweiler, or Bigelow township,
Nobles county, since the fur season began,
has caught two hundred and fifty rata, seven
mink, twelve skunk, eight weasels, two
badgers, and hve wolves. In forty-six shots
he killed forty-two rats, three ducks and one
goose. All these were secured within a ra
dius of one and a half miles of his home.
A recipient of State aid, living at Lake
George, Stearns county, took his seed grain
to a mill and exchanged it for flour, for
which he was promptly arrested and is now
under bonds for trial. It is also stated that
when the man applied for seed, he had suf
ficient for his necessities in store in his
house. If the facts are as stated he should
be made an example of by receiving the
severest punishment awarded by the law for
such contemptible swindling.
Sh" conducted nearly, if not quite, all of
the Senator's private correspondence, as he
bitterly disliked to touch his pen to paper
In the preparation of his speeches she wan
an invaluable assistant, for he as much dis
liked to pore over books as to transcribe his
the bench, and possibly raav do so before "'"""original
digested and fixed the material for hi:
cramming. Hi was the giant mind,
but here was the studious and painstaking
one. He had tho courage and sslf-reliancy
to "fill up" for the "let out" in a speech,
but she had th& scholarly application to ar
range the material for the effort. She was
more of a wife than anything else. "Whih?
others were flirting and dancing and playing,
she was at home studying, working, and
waiting. She was domestic in the extreme.
She was a Yanl-cc fri taste, application, and
demeanor she had no motives but whai
were pure, and she always carried them int:
execution. She did net marry Mr. Wade un
til he was 11, but she was only four years
his junior. She is a native of Connecticut.
Her maiden name was Rosencranz, and Mr.
Wade first met her at tho home of her sister,
Mrs. E. Parsons, at Ashtabula, Ohio. For
thirty-seven years she was her husband''-,
constant companion, through good and ovjl
report. She wtaid by him through sonic
of the most eventful scenes in American his
tory, and at a time when he was one of tbo
groat prime factors of the contests. Shu
now 74 years old.
Garfield and Kelly.
[New York Tribune.]
There seems to bo a general opinion in
Pennsylvania that Judge Eelly Las mado
one explanation too much. He was in
pretty bad shape when Garfield got through
with him, but that ludicrous statement of
Mr. Foster about the letter and tho serenade
has to all appearances done the business for
the sonorous Judge. He has already car
ried a high head among the politicians, pro
fessing in the most resonant sentences to IHS
above their wiles and tricks. Now that tits*
cover has been taken off. and the alHurJ
maneuvering has been exposed, hv IC-H h..s"
his dignity, and become an ot Jcct of ridi.i
Unless his constituents are mmscally Jenitut
with him, it will require se\eral letters t
put him in his seat next time.
Coming Xnrtb.
[Austin Republican,J _,''
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