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WASHINGTON. 'THIS VISIT OF THE ILLINOIS FKKSS GANG TO THE CITY. Senator Logan Jinking Himself Solid frith Them-Proposed Changes in the Flans of Hi'- Quiney Postoffice—3lr. Morrison's Tariff Bill. | Special Telegram to the Globe] Washington, Feb. 3.— rotunda of the Ebbitt bouse tonight presents an an imated appearance. Most of the Illinois journalists together with the ladies of the party are stopping there. They arrived in a special Pullman train at G:3O this evening. Public Printer Rounds, Chief Clerk Cadet Taylor and several other mem bers of ihe reception committee went out as far as Sir John's Ran, Lid., a distance of over 100 miles, to meet them. Both Round■■ and Taylor are ex-presidents of the ah-, -latioc, and the greeting they re ceived from their old comrades was a noisy at hearty oae. The trip to this point, which was made via Cincinnati, was unmarred by acoidont or delay. Tho members of the party are all in good health and the excursion a complete suc cess. Senator Logan was tha first among the early callers at tho Ebbitt. Wherever he moved admiring crowds sur rounded him. He had evidently deter mined to make a good impression, and there is no doubt that he secceeded. He indulged in army reminiscences with one; to another he paid the compliment of re membering a trivial incident long since forgotten, but which appeared as fresh in his mind as if carefully rehearsed for the occasion, and so on daring the entire evening. Mr. Burchard, director of the mint, was there, and so was General Ratlin and Messrs. PayEOs, Rowell, Hen derson, Hitt and most of the other mem bers of the Illinois delegation in congress. Mr. Roar da says that the programme previously printed will be carried out to the letter. The reception to-morrow night, it is expected, will be a very swell affair, and the distinguished men who will be present will lend it an air of tone quite unusual on such occasions. A NEW PUBLIC BUILBI?:G WANTED. A committee of gentlemen from Quiney now in the city as delegates to the Missis sippi river convention, will tomorrow call on tho supervising architect with reference to a new public building at that point. The architect's plans require that the face of the limestone shall be rubbed smooth. Objection in made that the particular limestone to bo used in its construction will not look well dressed in this manner. An effort will be made to have the plans and specifications bo modified as to adopt themselves more perfectly to the materials to be used. moehison'b taeiff bill. Col. Morrison's tariff bill will provide, as has already been surmised, for a leduc tion generally of 20 per cent. But there are several limitations on this general horizontal reduction. The silk and liquor schedules will not be touched. No duties will be lowered be low the Merrill tariff of March 2, 18GI. This tariff Col. Morrison regards as a pro tective tariff without being a war tariff. This definition suggests the plea on whioh he wants to go to the country—abolition of war taxes without at present attacking protection as a system. A majority of the coDgress elected in 1858 were in favor of higher duties and the house adopted the bill. Nothing could be done with it in the senate while the southern senators were in? but after they withdrew the Republicans made amendments in it increasing its protective features, and sent it back to the house where the senate amendments were adopted. The tariff lasted only five months. In August congress began mak ing revenue tariff at a time that revenue tariff afforded the maximum of protection. While Col.M.orrison has a minimum fixed, the Morrill schedule9,he has also minimum rates fixed on some classes of good?. For example,he will reduce the duty on woolen fabrics to a minimum of GO per cent, and make 50 per cent, the highest duty on cot ton goods. The maximum rate will neces sitate a reduction of 30 or 40 per oent. on cheaper classes of woolen goods, for the advaiorem equivalents of the present rates of daty aboat 9J per cent, on the cheapest kind of v omen's dress goods and from that high rate there is a steady deorease to 43 per cent, on the finest and most expensive fabrics. So on cottons, the establishment of ft maximum rate of 50 per cent, will re" duoe some of the inequalities of the present soale. On common window glass, the pres ent advaiorem duty on which is very high. Col. Morrisn's bill will make large reduc tions beyond the general 20 per cent, re duction?, Twenty per cent, reduction on pig iron would make the duty §5,38 but as the Morrili tariff duty wan $6, full 20 per oenk w*ll not be tafcei off. Oa the wool sohedule, the tii'•....••- of the 20 per cent, reduction, combined with the Morrili mini mum will be to rednca woolen fabrics mere than raw wools. This is bad for manu factr.rerp, but the reply is that the manur facturer has been unduly favored for many years. Tho truth is that Demo cratic congressmen would bo glad to mat a a discrimination in favor of the wool grower. Ha is abundant in Ohio and Texas, and the wool tariff is generally recognized as the most delicate part of the entire tariff subject. As the Morrili dnty ou common grades of sugar was only % of a cent a pound, there is room hero for a reduction of the whole 20 per cent. It is not oertaiH but that Louisiana sugar interests might as well have no reduction at all. Taking oae fifth from the present ratio would make the lowest grade 1 12-100 cents per pound with an increase of 32-1.000 of a cent for each degree of polarisoope above 75 de grees . AN ABSOED EUMOE. War department authorities laugh at the story that Major Wasson is likely to be released becacse proceedings againEt him were vitiated by a vote in the court martial at first to sentence Waeson to sus pension and afterwards to dismissal. A court martiel can vote as many times and as many ways as it pleases before the record is made. It is the recorded vote thut is finti!, acd in the Waason cisc there is only one recorded vote. Furthermore, the story that the court at first sentenced Major Wasson to suspension is absurd be cause he plead guilty to a charge of oondaet unbecoming an officer acd a gentleman and the penalty for that of fense is dismiesal. It is mandatory; the court had no discretion. Appropcs of the Chandler civil service incident an interview with Secretary Tel ler is going around in which the secretary of the interior gives a harrowing acooont of his difficultly--wi'ch clerks supplied by the commission. There mu&t bo a mistake somewhere. As vacancies in ihe in terior department occurred they have beeE filled by transfers from the oensua office without the intervention of ths civil service oommieaion so that the Beoretary'3 dif ficulties must hava been invented for him by some kind friend. I Western Associated Tress. | Washington, Feb. —The senate accom plished little work last week except in committees. The bill to provide for as certaining and settling private land claims ;in certain states and territories remains |as unfinished business lor to-morrow. McPherson'cjbanking bill is more likely than any other on the calendar to be taken up in advatica of i's order, and an effort will probably be inado during the week to bring it before the senate. Ed munds' civil rights bill and his Utah bill stand next in importance. In the house to-morrow, during the call of states, Moriiso'n expects to introduce his bill providing for the horizontal re duction of the tariff. The oall will proba bly be followed by the suspension of the rules upon individual requests, for the consideration of particular measures. Converse has asked to be reoognized, and contemplates calling up his bill providing for an increase in the tariff on wool. It is understood if the bill is brought up that Hurd will oppose it, and urge that wool be placed on the free list. Converse says that nearly three million of men in this country• are interested in wool, and their interests have been imperiled by the tariff legislation of last congress, That legislation, he thinks, affects not only the industrial but the political outlook. The appropriation committee has under consideration the naval appropriation bill. The members of the committee say'they expeot to report it to the house before the end of the week, in committee of the whole, into which the house can resolve itself by a majority vote. The shipping bill, to remove cer lain burdens on the American merchant marine, and to encourage the American foreign carrying trade, will probably be considered. The friends of the measure are of the opinion that it will be passed with little debate. The important measures to be considered in same committee,should the house so order, are tho bill to establish a department of agriculture, and a bill for the establishment of a bureau of animal industry. Ou the houfe calendar are bills for regulating the rate of postage on sec ond claps matter at letter carrier ' offices, and in relation to the admission of terri tories as stated into the Union. The com mittee on public lane's expects to consider the forfeiture of the land grants to the Atlantic & Pacific and tho Northern Pa cific railroads on Tuesday". ILLINOIS PBESS ASSOCIATION. About eighty members of the Illinois Press association, many of them accom panied by their wives, arrived in this city this evening on their annual excursion. They were mot some miles outside of Washington by Public Printer Rounds and wife, Cadet Taylor, secretary, and Mrs. Logan, and other members of the Illinois association. To-morrow they will be taken to various points of interest, and in the evening will be given a reception by the Illinois people residing in Washington. WIsUOSSIS POLITICS. A Liitle Gossip About Future Candidates for Office, Both State and National. iSpecial Telegram to the Globe.l Chicago, Feb. 3.—The Milwaukee corre spondent of the Tribune writes: "The understanding amcDg leading Republicans hero is that all the present state officers will be candidates for re-election, that Gac. Lucius F&irchild, of this state, would be acceptable to the Independents} of Pennsylvania as a Republican candidate for the presidency has had the effeofc of creaticg considerable enthusiasm in favor of the one armeci veteran soldier unci diplomatist. Information is received Iroa^ Minnesota to day to the effect that there is a decided movement :n his favor in that state. One of the most intelligent, wealthy and prominent Democrats of tnis etate, said to-day that the first choice of Wlaooaßin in the national Democratic convention would be Morrison, and the second Flower." Progress oi South Carolina. Charleston. S. C, Feb. B.—The News and Courier Monday publishes an elabor ate report of the condition of the agricul tural, manufacturing and mining indus tries in every county of South Carolina, and r#mark«, despite the terrible losses for the sixteen years of war and negro rule, South Carolina last year derived from agriculture, manufacturing and mining twenty-two million dollars more than in 1860. The advance in agriculture- is due to the labors of the white people cf the state. Colored labor has been less efficient last year tnan five years ago, and the available supply is constantly less thau tie demand. The colored farmers, as a rule,are not making progreas,not saving money and not acquiring lan<3. They succeed better as land owners than tenants, and as a body, are valuable as laborers, only 6o far tia they are directed ana controlled by white men. • The number of immigrants iv the state is insignificant. It is the na tive white farmers, who have lif:ed South Carolina egrioulture out of the slough, and who have made it progressive and profita ble. Stciiiii Explosion. Baton Rouge, La., Feb. 3. —This oven ing when the steamer Natchez was four milsa above here the steam pipe exploded, tearing up the floors of two state rooms and gangway, and filling the cabin with steam. There was great exoitement for a time. Tne pilot he&ded for the shore. The only person kiiied was a colored boy of the pamtry room, who had jast stepped on the gallery. R. W. Adams, of Lovis ville, was the only passenger injured. He was terribly scalded ou the face and hands, as he was just stepping out of his state room. The explosion was cauped by a defective copper pipe. The Holliday, which came up several haurs after the ac cident, took her passengers. The Natchez returns to New Orleans. Cable Sick. Habtpobd, Conn., Feb. 3.—George W. Cable is siok at Mark Twain's house, ST. PAUL, MltfN., MONDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 4, 1884. IAEIPUUTION. "KIGOLO'S" WEEKLY REVIEW OF THE COURSE OF SPECULATION. The Recent Rise in Stocks Caused by Man • ipulation—The Public Holding Aloof from Wall Street— Tlie Same Cause Potent in Grains and Provisions in Chicago. [Special Telegram to the Globo. 1 New Yokk, Feb. 3.— Sun in its Wall street column will say to-morrow: The advance in the market ib entirely the out come of manipulation, for it is not pre tended by any truthful and impartial brok er that the public are baying stocks. The only alleged reason for the advance is that men who, like Jay Gould ere loaded up with stocks, h.-i^e formed pools in which they risk a email amount of cash in the hope that room traders arid the public may help them oat later ©a. At far as the public are concered this expectation' i 3 absolutely groundless, for the public is posed of some men who got bitten in Denver, Northern Pacjifi?, Wa ba-h, Ontario & Western, North River Con struction and all th.3 other wild-cat schemes of the last few year?. As for thb room traders, they are merely the parasitical growth in the stock ex change. I: the public were really in the market these brokers would have enough to do in a legitimate commission business without risking their own mousy at the Wall street faro banks. The stock ex cha.ge in its present condition ia tha very imago of a gambling house, destitute of enstomerpj and with the dealers playing among them selves. Chicago wis no less desperate in her speculation than Nsw York. Gram and provisions, especially the latter, were pushed np without any regard to fasta or values. Pork sold quite recently at $11 a barrel; it is selling now at $17 for May. It must be said, however, that a considerable shortage has been recently discovered in the visible supply of hogs. Sometime ago the country was reported to be all black with hogs. It was said that you could not take a drive out of any western town without running over any number of big fat black bogs. Now it appears that the country is short of 700,000 hogs as compared with last yeai, whioh was itself a poor one. The quality of the hogs is also reported as being lower, consequent upon the poor quality of corn fed out lo them this year. The packing season which begins in November and ends in March, will be over in a month, and packers are talking $20 a barrel between now and then. Tho upward movement in the price of grain is if possible still more perplexing. The visible 6npply of wheat is some 13, --000,000 bushels larger than this time last year; of corn about 3,000,000, and of oats about 2,000,000. Of foreign demand there is none. Most of the shipments made are purely speculative, there being always some demand for American wheat for the purpose of mixing it with It nsi an Indian and Australian, the flavor of all of which it is said improve in milling. It seems American wheat plays the same part to other kinds of wheat as American cotton plays to the short staple cotton of India. They rarely use Indian cotton by itself in England. But for these mixing purposes ample supplies have already been forwarded, not to speak of the steady export of flour. It has now been fully established that all European markets are glutted with wheat, and with the opening of tha Baltic and Black seas in a few weeks, an additional quantity of breadstuff^ will be brought in to the markets. No wonder that grain merchants are "busting" all over England, and that the price of wheat there is steadily going down. It is known that Liverpool banks alone hold some 2,000,000 buehel3 as ccllatual security for bad debts, and are only waiting for an opportunity to get out even if they can. It has been established be yond any possible donbt that the world is at present producing nearly 100,000,000 bushels of wheat a year more than it can consume. There was probably always a surplus of production, but in the absence of railroads grain grown in the interior has no market, aid wag often used for fuel, while to-day every bushel of it is brought to the seaboard and shipped to that port of the world which telegraphs a good demand and offers the best price. Yet our speculators insist on keeping from six to eight cents above the prices of the European marktt. How they can expect shipments UDder such circumstances is mora than a»y man of ordinary intelligence can,'oon«ime. THE PORK MARKET, 2 he Operations of Packers and Ship2>ers in Chicago—Large Dncrtase From Farmer Years. I Special Telegram to the Globe.l Chicago, Feb. 3.—Howard, White & Co., review the movement of hogs and packing oparations as follows: Recaiptg of liv« hogs the past week 121,079, against 110, --028 for the week previous and 130,363 for the corresponding week last year. Ar rivals daring the month of January were 550,930 or 18^,755 less than the same roonth in 1883. The shipments during the month of January were 172,408, or 82,178 in excess of the returns for last January, and were the largest monthly shipments since Jane, 1882. The average weigh* of the arrivals during January was 242 pounds, or 20 pounds less than reported last January. The average weight of ar rivals since November Ist was 247.80 pounds, against 255.77 pounds for the oor responding time last season—a decrease of 7.57 pounds. The quality of the ar riyals for the past week vras rather poor, not well suited to the wants of the trade. The demand, however, was quite active, and the market somewhat unsettled. Early in the weak the market ruled weaker, and prices declined l f@lsa per 100 pennds, but toward the close a stronger feeliag de veloped and the reduction was recovered. Packers purchased moderately, and ship pers took a large percentage of the bulk of the transactions at $5.75 @ 6.70 for fair to good lots. Receipts of hogs at other I western packing houses were moderate. The quality was not po good a3 reported. Packing operations were prosecuted on ly moderately for this season of the year. The supply of hogs has been some what limited, and competition for them so active that packers were not so anxious to run their houses. In fact some of them have closed temporarily and othjrs are running on short time. The large houses purchased the greater porti&n of the hogs taken for packing. .There is no particular change to note. Those discriptions required for domestic trade command the preference. Mess pork is made moderately, being restricted somewhat by the poor quality of the hogs. Other cuts of pork attract little at tention, and are made in small quantities. Lard is produced only fairly, and th 9 aver age yield is comparatively small. Hams are made exclusively into domestic cut?, and sold freely from the block. Shoulders are made in fair quantities but chiefly in to special cat*, which are readily disposed of from the block. Short ribs meet with considerable favor, and are made rather freely to supply the wants of speculative trade. Long clear and short clear sides are mads sparingly. Foreign fancy cuts of sides meet with little favor outside of houses specially engaged in the trade. The following table exhibits the number of hog* estimated packed from October 29th to dates compared with previous jf^avs: 1634. ZS«3. 1883. 1831. 1,837,000 2,172,000 2,1158. 2,538,000 I*Bo. 1879. 1878. 1877. 2,039,000 2,«04,b33 2,101,' 00 1,430,757 1876. 1375. 187*, 1873. 1,430,126 1,527,105 !,403,8iH 1,236,378 The packing to date is a"xmt 1J35,000 hogs less thau returned to date last year, and the quotations of product manufac tured for tho season is approximated as follows: 1882-3,2,172,000 hogp; 402,434,000 pounds product made; 188U-4, 1.837,000 hogs; 322,271,000 pounds product made; decrease 50,1G3,000. The decrease is equal to about the product of 435.0C0 hogs of last year's aver age. The movement of product for two seasons compare as follows^lßß3-4, 58,240,000 pounds received; 232,800,000 pounds shipped; 1882 3, 55,800,000 re ceived; 254,200,000 shipped; increase 2,400,000 pounds received; decrease 21, --400,000 pounds shipped. The course of the market during the past three months is plainly reflected by the range of prices given on the dates named: Live hogs per 100 pounds: Nov. 1, 1883, $firstname.lastname@example.org; Feb. 1, 1884, $5.G0@G.75; advanos email@example.com. Mess pork per barrel, Nov. 1, $firstname.lastname@example.org; Feb. 1, $16.00@51P35; advanoe $email@example.com. Lsrd per 100 pounds, Nov. 1, $7.22^^ 7.25; Feb. 1, $9@9.C5; advance, |1.77k@ 1.80. Short ribs, per 100 pounds, Nov. $6.40@ 6.f.0; Feb. $firstname.lastname@example.org; advance $I.«JO@ 1.95. Green hams per 100 pounds, Nov. $7.75 @7.87^; Feb. f11.G0@11.25; advance $3.25 @ 3.37i£. Green shoulders per 100 pounds, Nov. $email@example.com^j Feb. $G.firstname.lastname@example.org; advance $email@example.com. HOOSIEB PREFERENCES. A Careful Canvass of Indiana Politically— > JTeltonald the Favorite in the Presiden tial Race—The Governorship and the Tariff. lSpeoial Tolegram to the Globe.l Chicago, Feb. '6. —The later-Ooean publishes an interview with Mr. Jamea Woodard on Indiana politics. Mr. Wood ard is the political correspondent of the Cincinnati Enquirer, who has studied In diana politics for yearg, and has written of that subject principally for Democratic publications. He says: I have made one of the most successful polls of this state that I ever saw taken. In this desk here are 4,600 letters from as many different politicians and office-holders in this sta'e. The signatures are of men of ail politioal parties and of ail races in politioal life, from a congressman to country justices of the peace. Now these letters not only show the private personal feelings of the signers, but at my request they have presented me with their opiuioa3 as to the views of a majority of thsir friends and neighbors. The circular let ter which called out the9e answers w.g go framed as to cover the preference of Democrats and Republicans for president and governor, and outside of that to obtain an expression of opinion upon the tariff. So far my calcu lations, based upon these 4,600 letter?, show that 90 per cent, of tho Demoorats represented by them favor McDonald as the presidential candidate of that party. The greater part of remainder are filled with the idea that SeDator Payne would be the man. The name of Hendrioks is men tioned exactly eleven times in the whole number and Tildtn's showing is still worse. They are for unole Joe McDonald almost to a man. The Republicans are more divided in their sentiments, but it seems that they stand about this way: Blame, 40 per cent, Arthur, 30 per cent., Logan, 20 per cent., Harrison, 5 per cent., Gresham 5 per cent. Any one can see that there is abundant room for change in these figures before the convention meets, for there is no una nimity to hold the crowd together, and while two of the men named are from this state, neither one of them has as yet loom ed np sufficiently to gain anything by reason of that fact. - "In the matter of a candidate for gov ernor the percentage figures oat some thing like this: Democrats—Gray, 60 per eenr.; Holaaan 20 per cent.; Manson. 29. Republicans—Dudley 30 per cent.; Oalkina 40 per cent.; Porter 25 par cent., and Straight 5 per cent. Of course Porter is constitutionally ineligible, and while I have great confidence in the political judgment and sense of my correspondents, many of tV-em are at sotnethisg of a disadvantage v?btn a oongti:u*.ionßl creation is involved 1 But lam loaded fall of the state candi dates and the state fight, and before I start oat on tbat I must cose back to the tariff. "I knG\v wh-it the people of Indiana think about ths tariff issue, for these let ters plainly indioate it. Ac I was about to say when you interrupted, the circular letter was so arranged as to give the cor respondent an opportunity to ?ay what proportion of his acquaintances and friends of all parties favored a plain tariff far revenueonly; what portion wenfc to the opposite extreme of protective tariff, and then T asked what was the feeling in re gard to affording incidental protection to American industries. In the statements of this later proposition I copied the ex aot language of the Republican platform acd fully 75 per cent, of my answers were in favor of the last proposition. A tariff for protection meets the views of two thirds of the remainder, thus leaving only a sprinkling of true Democratic free traders. Galena. HI,, Feb. 2.—Smitn Bros., engaged in general merchandising, at Linden, Wis., have failed. Liabilitiee $40,000, assets $9,000. (Klnfae. SOUND SENSE. The Mayor of Chicago Interviewed on Bis Gubernatorial Aspirations—He Gives Ex pression to His Views on tin; Policu of the Democratic Party—Toleration in Mon- H.ssentials the Only tfay to Harmony. ISpecial Telegram to the Globe.J Chicago, Feb. 3. — Dowdall, of the Pe oria Democrat, has been trying to read Hon. Carttr H. Harrison, mayor of this city, out of the Democratic party. The Herali sent a reporter to interview his honor upon tho subject of Dowdall a:d politics. The following was the result: "Look here, young man, I have received i no less than six copie3 of Dowdall's great ! paper with that article irarked in bluo in- j deli ble, which only publishers of news- ! papers, I understand, keep about their of- j fices. He sends threa l day to mp.ks me think he ha? subacribors who agree with him. I intend sending him my th with a $5 bill to pay for five more such j Lhe-'t?. I honestly hc[;e he will oonvinco J the Democrats of this &tatu that he is j right, for I do not want the nnmi.: and have no bee in my bonnet. I want int: Democrats to nominate ;i candidate the; caa elect." "You do not mean lo say you would not accept if properly nominated?" 'No honest man has a right to say he would not accept snch a Lomiaation by his party. The office certainly ia high enough for any man's ambition. Of course, the canvas* would require labor and a great expenditure of time and money. The chances of election are not the best, and the position is more ornamental than one of active work. lam accustomed to and require the whip and spur of every day .work and noti-ity. I like life's battles by day with the rest that oomes at night. I do not, therefore, covet the office of gov ernor, however much 1 might be gratified by the honor attached to it, and above all, the honor of redeemiDg the state from Republican rule. I would most gladly forego the honor and labor of such a o--n --vass if the Demoorats won!, 1, choose some one else to be their standard bi arer." "Dowdall says you jre not a good enough Democrat for him." "Oh, Dowdall ia noi only a mossback, but a mossbelly. He has bi-.anl that some people of old said Democracy was free trade, and he says Democracy is free trade. He is a giant, full forty feet high, but he is not big enough to read men out of the party. He has two eyes, but eees only with one. The ridge of his no- j blinds him, and he sees only one side at a time. Before he climbs up to be party leader he must see to his trousers, lest in climbing he may show patches. Dowdall is a Democrat; that is, he runa with the machine. He has an eye to everything to be picked up as he runs, but he has no conception of the great under lying principles which separate the two parties of the country. He thinks that the tariff question is the only thing dividing them; whereas it is only one of theissuts growing out of fundamental differences. The great bed rock questions are whether the many are able to govern themselves or a few should rule; whether government is for the people as a majority or for Mat thew Arnold's remnant; whether it should be so run as to enable a few to revel in riches while many grovel in mud; whether the few should be arrayed as the lily of the field, while the many should creep as the moss of the wildemeee; whether the states should be a splendid and costly empire or an economical and honest republic guaranteeing moderate wealth and happi ness to all at home, and piotecting the most lowly citizen on every sea and in every land. These fundamental differ ences £ ye color and tone to the temporary policies of the two parties, and men ag gregate themselves with others according to their different ideas as to the aims and ends of government. If Democrats all agreed in every daily i?.sue it would not be necessary io have any party machinery, we would all vote aod act together without any consultation. But we do not agree on all minor issues, so we unite ovrselve i in a party, raise our banner, and write upon it our great prin ciples and for the purpose of putting them into praotioa agree to sink our minor differences. No man exists in the party so grand that he can read out of it all who fail to agree with him in every datail. Morrison, who believes ia tariff for 'revenue only' is a Democrat; Carlisle, who is for 'tariff reform' 13 a Dein oorat; McDonald, who sajs 'tariff for rev enue with incidental protection,' is a Dem ocrat; Randall and Payne, who believe in 'tariff for revenue with direct protection to manufacturers,' are Democrats. I believe in 'tariff for revenue' but want it so laid that it will lighten the burdens upon the people. lam a Democrat and none of the others can read me out of the party be cause I do not adopt their peculiar ideas. My friend Dovvdeli of, the Peoria Democrat, cannot read me out. But I will call him doubly my friend if he will, as I said before, convince the Democracy of Illinois that it can fiud some one other than myself to be thair best candidate. Tell Mr. Dowdell to name his man and we of Chicago wili elect him. All we want is the success of the party v. hien will give the largest personal liberty ?»iid pros perity to all, and will make no procrustean bed and force any one to lie upon it. Ido not wani to be its leader this jeur. That will do for one interview, will it no- ?" The Situation. Fall Riveb, Mass., Feb. 3. —The rail s start rs usual in the morning, but a meeting of the board of tra^e will be held at noon to :-j:i6ider the labor situation. It is claimed that the ques tion is whether the manufacturers shall run the milla or b9 dictated to by the operatives. The battle promised is regarded as betwven^the mills with a capital cf $L?,OOO,QOJ, and ti or ganization of 700 oporatives. It is sui^asted lhat the mills shut d»wn entirely, so that the union may haye no revenue from tho operatives working to support those on strikes. Confederate Soldiers* Home. Baltimose, Fsb. 3.—A delegation from Robert E. Lee post, Riohmond, Va., ia here. Smaking collections to buiid a home for indigent oonfedarate soldiers. The contributions in Washington ami tois city are libsval. Ths delegation is going to New York and Boston in fulfilment of the mission. The coutribmtion from Grand Army posts are ceneroua. A. Great Cut. St. Louis, Feb. 3.—lt is asserted that the Toledo Narrow Gauge, whica runs into •he Wabash elevator jat T»ledo, will offi cially announoe te-morrow,that it will,here after receive eighth class freight for New York at 14 cents per 100, a cut of 16 cents, or over fifty per oent. less than the regular rates. Botfalo, N. V., Feb. 3.— Tne Torrance UonnuK mills and Dean's planing mills at Gowanda, are burned. Lobs $35,000; in surance $13,000. CRIME RECORD. A PLUCKY SHERIFF PREVENTS A JAIL DELIVERY. A Train liobber Let Loose in Texas—A Hoted Br>.perad<. Lynched— Janir* Trial—Tortured and Then Hurdered— Stage Bobbery.\ A PLUCKY SHEBIFF. Momicet/10, N. V., Feb. 3.—Fourjper sens attackc.l the sheriff this morning in einpt to get free. Twd we.-c secured, oae shot dead, and tha fourth escaped. A TUAIN BOBBZB EELEASED. San Antonio, Feb. 3.—Alex. Trimble, a Texan, arrested by the state rasgerP, charged with being oae the leaden of the Mexican National train robbery la ct November and who was brought to San Antonio by the United States marshal, wa* j released to-day by crder of Secretary Fro iinghuysen. The discharge of Trimble is f-xtorated by the citizens of the border counties, and there 13 much unfav orable comment in San Antonio. The evidence developed at Monterey is paid to be conclusive against Trimble. Judge EtaaselJ, United ' States extradition agent, was anxious to deliver Trimble to the Mex ican authorities, but the secretary holds that under the clause of the treaty with Mexico, which provides that neither gov ernment shall be bound to surrender its own citizens, an American citizen is not subject to surrender, either by the United States government or the state of Texas. This ruling causes the greatest surprise, an it is a violation of the precedent established in 1877, when the jail of Rio Grande City was raided by a party of Mexican?, who rescued a number of persons, and killed the deputy sheriff. The leaders were surrendered by Mexico upon a , demand of the United States ' extradition agent. One of them was subsequently hung and I the other two sect to the penitentiary. The interpretation then was to leave the surrender of the citizen of either govern ment discretionary with the extradition agent. It is said the treaty was not only so construed at the time by the Mexican authorities, bat also sanctioned, if not ap proved in direct terms by the state of j Texas and government of the cited; States. It is believed that any other it - ! terpretation is to invite rapine and plan- : der on the border. TOBTtJBED AND MOBDEItED. St. Joseph, Mo., Feb. B.—lt formation is received here, that the dead body of Wm. Bradshaw, a wealthy farmer living eleven miles from Albany, Genty county, was found near hia house yesterday, with his skull crushed with a club, and his faoe, hands and feet burned to a crisp. The indications about the promise? are, that the old man was assaulted by robbers, who tortured him with fire to make him revosil the hiding place of his money, and after ward?, beat him to death with a bludgeon. It is not known whether the robbers ob talnecl any money, but as it is supposed that Bradshaw had a large sum concealed in the bouse it is believed they did. There is no clew, but tracks around the house show that three men were engaged in it. There is great excitement in the neigh borhood, and should the murderers be found, it is believed they will be lynched. THE JAMES TBIAL. Kansas City, Feb. 3.—The question has been raised as to the competency of Dick Liddell to testify against Frank James, he having served a term in the penitentiary, and released under the three-quarter rule, without pardon. The supreme court ie cently decided that such a witness is in competent under the present statute. Prosecuting Attorney Wallace, of this county, has applied to Governor Critten den for the pardon of Liddeli, and a reply was received to-day, in which Che governor declines to pardon, on the ground a reflection on Brockmeyer, the acting governor at the time of Liddell'a release, and on Judge Goodman, who admitted Liddel's testimony at the Winston train robbery trial. There is a disposition to criticise the governor's argument, espec ially as the Goodman actiou precided the supremo court decision. STAGE BOBBEBY. Whitesbobo, Texas, Feb. 3.—Both stages between Whitesboro and Gainesville were robbed thia morning by three road agents. Five hundred dollars was secured. Mr. Moon, on the coach from Gainesville, saw the other ooaoh stopped, leveled a inßtol \ ht one of the robbcrd, but desisted upon ; discovering a Winchester pressed againsc his own ribs by a highwaymFin, who re- ! quested him to hand over hi«s pi3tol and j money. LYNCHED. Cbocketts, Feb. 3.—The negro Sandy | Robinson, who murdered Deputy Sheriff James Lathrop recently in L9on county, was taken from Crockett jail at 1 o'clock thia morning by one hundred masked horsemen and hung near the graveyard at j the edge of the town. Sheriff Bayne had j been informed of the intended lynching j and had the jail guarded by six citizens, j Bayne begged the mob not to take the prisoner, but he was quickly overpowered. The sheriff succeeded in drawing a pistol, which he discharged during the aoufle, but no one was hurt, however. Obituary. Vick«bubg, Feb. 3.—John A. Keene, one of the founders of the Vioksburg & Mis sissippi Valley banlr, died to-day. CLOTHIERS. . m TXgP® &*&*& "if^S TH 12?!" ifff*!! "W* ff*%i H^T r~! JL JL sSa «Mb Jle=£3 Jb 13 «!!■ =Ls bSs W S3 Cr» ~A-m jEv#- We have completed arrangoraontsVor furnishing to Grand Army Societies any number of correct Regulation Uniform Suits, with G A B. Buttons, the buttons on the suit being so arranged that they can easily be detached, and any ordinary button substituted. We can also furnish the Eegulatien Fatigue Cap. As this is our quiet season, we can give this department of our business more attention, and can make, lower price! for CASH than we can do later in the season. Societies will do well, there fore, to give this matter their prompt attention. BOSliOae-PriSiflE IM Cor. Third.and Robert Streets, St. Paul. * NO. 25. MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS. PIANOS IKS THIS COST!.' Stodart, 6 octaves $ 40 Empire, 6% octaves 50 Glenn, 6% octaves 55 Gilbert, 6 octavos 60 Grove6tein & Truslow, 6)13 octaves 75 Eciorson, 7 octaves 85 Ballet 4 Davis, 7 octaves 150 Wo warrant them in coed order. Terms to suit purchaser, ) 148 & 150 East Third' St. AMUSEMENTS. Grand Opera House! L. N. SCOTI", Manager, 1883 SECOND SEASON 1884 ST. PAUL CHORAL SOCIETY. EMMA THURSBY, And the Society, will give the SECOSD CONCERT! ox nrciwErUMUllM, ASSISTED BY CHEVALIER AJTOIXE DE ROXTSKI, "Court pianist to the Emperor of Germany," MR. RUSSELL 8. GLOVER, eminent touor and local artist. MR. WILL DORGAN, t?nor. MR. W.M. MANNER, baritone. MR. FRANK WOOD, accompaniest, and Soi bort'a orchofctra. SEIGNIOR JANNOTTA, - Musical Director. Prices — Parquet and parquet circle, $1; reserved, $1.25. Balcony. 75c; reserved, $1. ballery, 25c and 50c, according to location. Sale commences Tuesday at 9 a. m. Carriages at 10 o'clock. 35-38 Grand Opera House! L. N. SCOTT, Manager. Monday. Tuesclay & Wedneslay Events, ' Fob. 4th, sth and 6th. COME AND SEE Spouting Geysers, Mammoth Hot Springs, Goblin Laby rinth, Etc. The Grandest Scenery on Earth! Tho Success of the Season ! A Revel of Scenic Beauty and Color! Popular prices—2s, £0 End 75 cents. Seats now on Bale. 34-35 First Baptist Church Cor. Ninth and Wakouta streets, Thursday Evening, February 7 At 8 o'clock, P. S.Henson,D.D., f OP CHICAGO, I Will deliver his instructive and humorous i Lecture, entitled ; FOOLS. Admits one for 50c. 33-33 j MR. EDWIN D. MEAD Of Boston will Give Six Lectures on THE PILGRIM :FA«S! AT UNITY CLUB BOOM, 1 (W&bashaw street, Opposite Summit Avenue.) On Thursday and Saturday Evening. Jan. 31, Puritanism; Feb. 2, New England in England; Feb. 7, New England in Holland; Feb. | 9, l'l»inouth; Feb. 14, Bradford's Journal; Feb. 16, John Robinson. Tickets for the conrse,?l.so; ! evening tickets, 35c: for sale by the .St. Paul ! Book Co., and by Bristol. Smith A Freeman.