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It is understood that n elXjit will be
made In the approaching Democratic
County Convention to substitute the
majoiity rule for the two-thirds rule.
This innovation is proposed by the
friends of the aspir-utj who aro san
guine of a mnjoiity in the conven
tion, bat doubt their ability to secure
two-thirds vote. New departure
are dangarous, and any innovation on
the established usages of thb party
alwa-s furnish a convenient excuse
lor tho o who desire a pretext for
Lol i: :g, lot ferity years the two
thirJs rule has been scrupulously oV
Berved by the Domoerat'c party. It
has bej.i faithfully adhered to by our
nat'on-1 conventions tince 1M4.
The wisdom of the rule ba3
been illustrited in tho nomina
tion bdcI eleition of such men
m Folk, I'iorte, Buchanan ar.d Cleve
land. All tha State, district and
county convention of any kind in
volving political issues hold in Ten
neinee daring the punt forty year
have adopted tho two thirds rule. It
has been uniformly obseivoJ in Shel
by county, as the files of the newspa
pers will show. It is a Iraditonary
rnle with the Domocratio party, hon
ored and respfctod on account cf fie
tjuent ubo and tho good it has done.
A deliberative body Is tho tole judge
of its own rule, and we trnst the ap
proaching County Convention will
lollow the example of all former nom
inating conventions and observe a
mlo which in the last three
conventioni secured the nomination
of men who led the party to victory.
Bad nominations are sometimes
mado under the majority rale, bat
the two-thirds rule is a bulwark bo
tween the people and incompetent
men, who by unscrupulous methods
manage to secure a majority vote.
The aspirant who cannot secure a two
thirds vote of his party shows that
there are insuperable objections to
Lis nomination. The man who is in
dorsed by a two-thirds vote goes
before the people with a prestige
which a bare majority voto never In
The Ways and Moans Committee
made quick work of Randall's poor,
little tariff bantling. The life of the
poor thing was as lleetiug as the snow
flake on the liver, for it died in bornin'.
At the burial of his progeny Randall
tlid not even feel tho emotion of tho
husband who, on seeing the colli n
of his wife lowered into the
grave, sadly said to himself:
''I've lost cows and dogs and
inckin' horsee, bnt I never bad any
thing to hurt me so," for this u natural
lather helped to strangle the mon
strosity, which he knew would not
live. An analysis of the bill shows
thatinttad of reducing the Unit im
ports $7,000,000, as alleged, it actually,
SB calculated on the basis
t)t last year's imports, increases
the Import duties, $.".,000,000. These
re the figures of Representative Mc
Millln, a member of tho Ways and
Means Committee. Mr. Randall is a
success in preventing the promised
tariff reform, but a failure in getting
tip n tariff of his own. lie has been
eminently successful in securing the
appluuee of the Republicans, but a
failure in relieving tho burdens of an
opprofRsd people groaning under the
Tobber protective system for more than
twenty years. Mr. limidall's whole
power and influence in the present
Home have been exerted to p rpctu
Ate the war taxes which the D.mio
cratio platform demmucts. He has
firmly b 'l his fu:'e S)tain6t any bill for
t e reduction of the tariff. Mr. Mor
rison's bill was not and should not be
made a tost of Democratic orthodoxy on
the tariff question. But the Democrat
who psrsis'ently votes to prevent any
reduction of taxation or revision of
the tariff whatever, as promised in the
Democratic platform, is a traitor to his
4KHt lTI4' Ift M INHOl'RI.
"Get money, my son, get money,
honestly if yoa can, but get money."
Such was the advice of a thoughtful
lather to his son on the son's entrance
into business life, anil an unaccounta
ble number of sons since his day have
followed hi) fitherly advice, and are
following it now. To get rich is the
grand oim cf so. icty goneially today,
and Mammon ia the great god that
rales over us. The municipal authori
ties of St. Lcnie, faithful in their ssr
ice to the reigning god, have been
following the Mammon devotion of
the New York Aldermen, and the Mis
souri Legislature have not boen be
hind them in bringing forth fruit
suited to the god who is bo ar
dently served. Rival gas com
paniea and rival city and sub
urban railroads have been bribing,
and Stats legislators and city Alder
men have taken the bribes without
scruple. The St. Louis KepiiUican of
Monday contains details of the whole
sale corruption that has been going on,
that Are sickening in their revelations
of depravity. The bribing corpora
tions first need their money in secur
ing tte election of scoundrels willing
to act aa their tools. That done, the
bosine'B of bribing individual leglsla
tors and municipal city authorities of
St. Louis wont on actively; went on,
says the Republican, "with a noncha
Jence and aa openness, which, by ccm
pari son, vests its most notorious prede
cessor in a garb of respectability." A
lawyer, who was prominent among the
corruptionista, declared that wine and
women are far more effective agents
for lobbying pniroses in the
House than even ready cash. The
Republican withholds the names
of those whom there is testi
mony to implicate, but will frive them
and also the names of witnesses, to
the grand jury. Money wai need'
freely. In one caeo $1000 and J5000
stock was offered to a dolepite of the
IIouso, and other turns and favors to
others. Ono member was hold under
control, owing to the bribers having
become a: quuinted with some dark
facts in his personal history that bo
leered to have revealed. Says the
Jtrpub'.icnn, "there sterns to be enough
in the statement) concerning the
Fore Hi Perk and Carondelot railway
and concerning the Electric Elevated
nilroid to give the grand jury work to
do throughout iti coming nersion."
Corruption, the ban of empire?, tho
vilett influence that can sap the life
of a f.'ce I'spublis, ia rampant among
us. What is to deliver ui from this
fearful course that is threatening in
v, ith coining evils?
i'KII ..
The New York litlUlin' Produce
Kx lmi go rqnrt formic! a lenction in
breadstuff)) and provisions, from the
mischievous e fleets of ioordlna'e spec
ulation. It niys: "Whi'o tho legiti
mate buslnesj in produce was nevtr
upon a more healthy basis than it has
bten sincj this your fairly opened, the
speculhto's of tho country bavj been
fighting and delaying this Improve
ment iu all our industries, and delay
ing! the recovi ry from the prolonged
depression, instead of helping it as al
ways before, and especially in 1878-79,
when specu'n'ion led to tho reac'ion."
There was first a bull speculation that
held up prices beyond the market,
which led Europe to seek supplies
olfcwhere, leaving vaet accumulations
in the speculators' hands. Then suc
ceeded a bear speculation that has car
ried the produce market be
low any former level in the history
of the present generation. The
Jlulletin shows that the speculators
having "thrown over their trusted and
successful leaders of tho post to follow
the strango and foreign speculative
gods who have been tolling as many
times the wheat crop of the whole
world for the past two or three years,
thus unduly depressing the values
here by which consuming Europe has
boen made matr of the situation and
enabled to buy the surplus of the
world at prices mado unnecessarily
low by this unlimited selling of paper
wheat. Thus, the United States have
paid the whole decline on wheat frjin
$1 30 to 80 cents on Hires or f rur times
the world's crop for each and all of
these years. Three yoars of over pro
duction, the world over, iu conse
quence of the bulla forcing prices too
high in 18.Hl.8i, culminated with
last crop, and consumption has over
taken production." The present crop, it
is hoped, will bring a reaction from
unnaturally low prices until consump
tion runs ahead of production anil
prlcas reach their former level. The
beira aro coming to the front sgiin,
and already an advance of $2 a barrel
in Inrd shows the reviving influence.
It is necessary, however, along witli
these suggestions of tho Bulletin, to re
member that the supplies of the
United States do not govern the
world's markets. That was demon
strated when speculators' eccumula-
timiB, lutended to raise prices in
Europe, were left on their hands. Ttie
very large increao of tho wheat sup
ply fiotn India alone added to the
former and present supp'ius from tho
Baltic and elsewhere has greatly
abridged our control of the world's
markets. In April last the London
Economic mid: "Our imports from
I ml) t buve enormously increased,
while those from tho United States
have decreased to a great extent. In
fact, so much progress havo those two
movements made that, if continued,
they will befoio long displace
the latter country altogether from
its dominant position as a supplier of
wheat to this market. In the six
months ending March Slst we imported
from India 7,480,000 csts of wheat, as
against only 4,024,000 cwts in the fame
period of the preceding year; while
our imports from America were only
5,034,000 cwts. against 10,204,000
cwta," As the railways in India aro
extended tho cultivation of wheat is
increased, added to which the demand
for it in Mnglaud is Increasing. This
fuller demand Is owing to tho general
adoption of a different way of milling
Indian wheat, known as "rolling mil
ling." Tho Indian wheat is extremely
hard and dry and by tho usual way of
milling these qualities were found ob
jectionable. Under tho system of
milling that is now adopted the very
qua' itits tli at were regarded as detri
mental are found to bo highly favor
able, aud the article is now valued as
nn excellent "bottom wheat." There
firts should bs remembered in fore
casting the future of wheat in this
lb SlaiwfH (M,
St. Loris, Mo., July 7. Judge Van
Wagoner, of the Criminal Court, today
overruled the moiion, made recently
by Maxwell's attorneys, for a new
trial. As toon as the prisoner shall
have been sentenced an appeal will
be taken to the Supreme Court. If
this shall prove unsuccessful, the case
will be taken to the Uni'.ed States
Court, on the ground that the Stato
law which allows the prosecution
more challenges of jurors than the de
fense is unconstitutional.
Iwa rpl Drowaod.
Lcuiavii LS, Ky., July 7. Dr. J. A.
Wbeelis and a little girl named Ada
Rudolph were rowing on a lake across
the liver from Paducah, Ky., today,
when the girl fell out of the boat.
Wheelia attempted to rescue her and
both were di owned,
A Significant Discussion In the House
E. John Ellis and the Mem
phis Bridge.
Washington, Jn'y 7. The action of
the Damocra's in the House today
concerning (he vetoed pension bills
indicated very clearly that the Demo
cratic pa'ty intends to ttnd by the
President over his ve'o. Tho Repub
licans attempted to pr-ss the bill sunt
in yesterday over his veto without
rtfirence to tho committee. Nearly
the entire clay w?s occupied in fight
ing over the question, the vers and
ria) s being ficquer.tly ca led, and
there wai, also, a call of ths House.
The votes followed parly lines each
time, and the eilurt to get the bill up
fir consideration failed each time.
Iu the Senate today
submitted a b ttsr fnm .Limes Kirk
patrick compliiiningof the President's
"malignity" in vetoing his pm-ion
bill, and asking lint it tie pa-SHil over
tbovtti. ThM of it wK a bit er w
sault upon the Pre i h n', nml, no m:it
ter what nmrit'j the bil' in ght lmvii
had, Lilled i', f ir Democrats, tf'.er
hearing it rcal, f nid Hi y would talcs
pains to soe tiiat Kiripjt.ick's bill
thould not pr.s.
cf Louisiana, appeared today before
tlin Select Commutes of the House
charged with the inveptintion cf the
alleged abuses of tho fl or privilege.!
by ex-member. Mr. Ellis made an
indignant denial ot the statement
mscla in the New York World concorn
ing his connection witli the Memphis
bridge bill. He admitted that lie was
an attorney for the Tennrs'ee Con
struction and Contracting Company,
in wboe interoat an antagonistic bill
bad been introduced, aud that he had
drawn up the minority report pre
sented by Mr. Irion but only after
that member hd exprrsced his oppo
s t on to the bi l, fie maintained tha'. he
had not violated the Housa iue
unless it should be bold that an ex
member not personally interested in
legislation ws not entitled to the
privilege of the floor.
succeeded today in having the Senate
Appropriation Committee increase the
amouut fortho Mussel Shcals improve
ment, In thu river and barber bill, to
$350,000. The House named $260,000.
Nlgned by (he Prciildent.
Washington, July 7. The Presi
dent has approved the bill to forfeit
the lands granted to the Atlantic and
Pacific Railroad Company to aid in
the construction of a railroad and tele
graph line from the States of Missouri
and Arkansas to the Pacific coast, and
to restore the same to settlement.
Tbe Fractional WhUky Bill.
Washington, July 7. The Senate
Committee on Finance will, as soon as
a report on the subject can be pre
pared, propose several amendments to
tbe fractional whisky bill already on
tbe Senate calendar. This will em
body substantially the legislation
asked for by the Viiicultural Associa
tion, with the exception cf the pro
visions relating ti the adultera'ion of
wines. They will confer the privilege
of fortifying sweet wines with grape
brandy tree of tax, of fortifying wines
for export when a'ong side the out
going vessel, aud of warehousing for
three years all kinds of fruit brandies.
lUllroiul 11111 Vxiord by tbe lrel.
Washington, July 7. The Prosi
1'eot today cent to the Senate without
Irs aupr ival tho bill granting to rail
roads riiiht of way through the Indian
reservation in Notthein Montana.
"The reservation referred tr," the
PriBident says, "stretches across the
extreme northern part of Montana,
with Rritish America for its northern
bonmlriry. It coutains an area of over
30,000 Bipuire miles. It is dedicated
to ludian occupancy by treaty of Oc
tober 17, 1855, and act of Congress of
April 15, 1874. No ladroadsare with
in immediate approach to its bounda
ries, and only one, as shown on
recent map', ia undor construction ia
the r.eifihourliood lea ling in i s direc
tion. The Biirroun'ting coiiLt y is
sparsely settlsd, aud I have been un
able to ascertain that the necessities
ot commerce or any public exigencies
demand this legisla'ion, which wcu'd
allect sn seriously the rigb's and inter
ests of the Indians occupying the res
ervation. The bill is in the nature
of a general r glit of way for railn ads
through the ludian reservation. The
Iuduu occupants have not riven their
consent to it, neither have they been
consulted regarding it. nor is there
any provision in it for securing their
couBt-m or agreement to tae mention
or conbt ui'tion of railroads upon their
lands. If tho United States mnet ex
ercise its r'ght of eminent domain over
ths Indian territories f rr the general
welfare of the whole conntrj, itelnu'd
be done cautiously, with dun regard
for the interest of the Indian, aud to
no greater extent than the exigencies
ot ttie public ssrvico reauire.
Tho l'resident thsn states that bills
tending somewhat in the direction of
this general character of legislation
affecting ths rights of the lodi ins, re
served to them by treaty stipulation.
have been preeuted to lnm during
i ne preaent sesioa oi uongro?s whtcu
have received Ins reluctant spnroval
though he is by no meats certain thnt
a mi iUrce lias not been made in prs
sing such laws wthont providing for
tho cons 'lit to tucti gran's by the In
dian cei'iipatits nud Uhrwieo mora
closely giihrding tne'r tights and in
ter.'s:s. "I t.o,e." the President savs,
"thatach of these bi Ma ai received
my approval would be the lar-t of the
kind presented." He says in conclu
sion, "llio lull now before me is im o i
more general In i's terms than those
which bBve preceded it. It
Ignores the right of the Indians to be
CDtisu td as to the d.sp.wition of their
lands. It invites a general
invasion ot the Indian country,
I am impresed with the be
lief that the bill under consideration
does notsntliciently guard (gainst an
invasion ot the rights and a disturb
ance of the peace and oniet of the In
d ans on the reservation mentioned
nor am I sat:s(ied that the legislation
proposed is demmdtd by any exi
gency of the public welfare."
Tbe New York KxeUe Huddle Mr I.
Nkw York, Ju'y 7. Tbe new Ex
cise Comniistioners tjday were given
possesion of theotlices in Bond street
by tho old board, who evacuated them
in a peaceable manner. The old em
ployes turned over the effects of the
department to the new employes, and
th s afiernoon business waa being con
ducted aa usual. The way in which
the Excise Commissioners' quarrel
ended was as follows: Th counsel in
the case waited upon Judge Yaa
Brunt today with ths Commissioners
and the case to ds aoDmiuea to ine
general term of the Supreme Cnart
was agreed upon and signed. Tbe
qnes'ion In be determined at law is
whether the new Commissioners are
tbe legal successors in office of tbe old
Comnausiouers. If the ques'ion is
derided in tbe affirmative, then tbe
defendants are enti led to a jadgment
dismissing the complaint without
coits, but if in the negative, the re
lators ere entitled to a judgment. All
the parties seem plea ed with the
present determination of the case.
I'audldntea Itrfatie to Kan on the
lroblblllnn Ticket.
IsricUL to tus ArriAl.f
Ttrituriurintv. Ai.a.. Jnlv 7. (ien.
(1 'orge L Thomas, at.d the Rev. L. B
Whitten, bith of this ci y, who were
nominated by the Piobihitionists lest
night for Secretary of St .te and Au
ditor respectively, decline to run.
Gen. Thomas says be will never run
against the Democratic nominee eo
long as the Republican ticket is in the
The ProhlbitinulMl aud It r pub
Birmingham. Ala.. July 7. About
150 Piohibilionitts met hero in S'a e
Convention yesterday, ar.daflir nep'it
into two tactions, one reamer and rhe
otln-rfo tho nomination of a fctato
icket, the hitter named the fo'lowing
candidates: For Governor, John T.
Tanntr, of Linn'stone; Secretary cf
S ate, Uirrge L.Thomas, of Jrlleraon ;
Trea-ur r, L. S. Hiuvenp, of Klarre;
Auditor, 1j. b. Whilin, of Jeuersun;
Attorney General. J. L Cnnuinuhain.
of Wa ker; Superintendent of Educa
tion, L. C. Coulton, of Jackson
Trie Rerublican bta e txccul vo
Committee met hi re today, and, ac
cording to inttruc'.iom of the recent
S ate Convention, nominated the fol
lowing ticket: Governor, Arthur
Birgham, of Tall3d !gi; S crelary o(
State, J. D. Hardy, of Shelby; Treas
urer, Calvin Goodlue. ol Gulbrt; Au
ditor, W. D. Wicker ham, cf Mobile;
Attorney General, Lw8 Ha. i'-irsooe,
of Coo?a; Chief Justice, D. D. Shtlb",
of Madison; Associates, George II.
Craig, of Dallas, and Geo. L. Dub: in,
of Marengo.
Iln Prevented Illm From Belug a
wreat nin.
Jackson (Miss ) orre'pondence of
the Louisville Courier Journal: I am
afraid t) add much of Mississippi poli
tics in this letter, which perhaps is too
long now. Moigin has been renom
inated for Congrrss in the Second Dis
trict, Barry will be in the Fourth.
None of the others can be certain of
the prize until the conventions so de
dare. Barkedalp, Van Eaton, Allen
and Catchings will have trouble on ac
count of poBtoflice appointments. Pa
tronage is dangerous, as all Congres
sional candidates fiud out. The great
army of the disappointed and the en
emies of the successful work with a
vim against the dispensers of coat-
offices and other gifts of the govern
ment. The only opposition to the
Democratic candidates, so far as an
nounced, is Gon. Chalmers, in the
Second District, againet Morgan.
Catchings, who will doubtless be re
nominated in the Third, will aleo bs
opposed. Ex-Juetice Simrall has said
he may be the man, but I rather think
some younger mau will be selected.
Chalmers will make a good fight, but
Morgan win win. Had Gnalmers
in early life pondered well Cardinal
Wolsey s advice to Cromwell.
be wonhl have became one of
the leading men of the South. But
ambition, or rather vanity, bos been
his bane. He is one ot the abltst
men iu Miss'ssippi, and better in
formed on political quebtions thanaoy
other man I have ever beard speau.
Ue talks, not like one who Pad tasn
up a subject just to learn sufficient to
delude tbe multitudo, but like a thor
ough student of etu esinaoship. But
tor all t hat, he is one of the most un
reliable and dangerous men in Missis
sippi, and under his leaderBh'p the
ship of stale would soon be wiecked.
Vanity Is the breath of his ncstiilB.
He feeds and grows fat upon it; and
because Mississippi did not recognize
his transcendant abilities he wars
sgainst the interests of ber people.
Were he as great as he believes him
self, the genius ot Bonaparte and tbe
younger Pitt would be found in one
man. During the war, it is cla med,
he would nt any time sacrifice the
lives of his meu for his own glory.
He sent them t gain the bubble rep
utation at the cannon's mouth for
their commander. In politics, be is
the same man. Let Cha'mers be suc
cess fill, and the interest of the State
is ssfe. iet (Jbalmera futl to prosnur,
and woe to the Commonwealth. The
prai'e of other men tastes in his
mouth like gall. Praise of him is the
sweetest nectar ever sipped by tho
gods. But he is plaudble, forcible
and an able man.
The ManrhMUr Cotton Itlnrbet.
Manchestkr, Eso , Ju'y 7. Tne
Guartlian, in its commercial article,
says: Business on Tuesday was not
up to tbe average. The low exchanges
d'scourage buyers. Tncuh there is
an incroaeed Kas em inquiry, there is
no disposition on the part ot prices to
respond. Producers are impressed
with the strength of cotton, and are
striving, bnt wi'hout success, to raiee
the value of yarns. Ihe yarn market
is inactive. A moderate business is
done where spinners will accept pre
vious prices. They arp, however, gen
erally asking an advance, which is
rarely obt unable. Mauufa ttuiers re
fuse to pay an advanca, as they find
the supply offered at previous quota
tions to be ample. The quotations,
bowt-ver, are hiiiher. There is siine
demand for ordintiry widths of sheet
ing at the lowest pric09, but manufac
turers are holding for full rat is.
Wider sheetings are slightly improved
in price, and a fair bus nrss ii doing.
Printing and other finishing cloths
command full pric-a.
Tb llanrocH Memorial.
Nkw York, July 7. Tbe memorial
of the late Gen. Hancock, which is to
be presented to Mrs. Hancock by the
Common G uncil was delivered t the
board todny. It is in the form of an
album and contains the Mayor's mes
sage, and tho resolutions of the Board
ol Aldermen engroesed on Latin mot
to, a portrait of the dead general And
other matters, and each page is differ
ent in desgn. In tbe renter top lid
is a solid silver plate engrossed with
the city's coat of arms and a suitable
Smothered II la Infant.
Sfriugfikld, Mass., July 7. J. H.
Burns, of Holvoke, accidentally smoth
ered his five months' old child yester
day by thiowing a quilt over it when
he enter-d a dar bedroom for a nap.
t'nolur la Imlj.
Rout, July 7. The cholera returns
today are s follows: Venice, 2 new
cas?s, 1 death ; Brindis), 189 new cases,
71 deaths; Ijitiano, 70 new cases, 26
deaths; Sm Yito, 32 new esses, 4
deatha; Fontano, 76 new cases, 31
The Counties Going; for the Con
servatives Tlieir Net Wains
Up to Date.
Loiiddk, July 7. A Cabinet council
will be held on Tuesday to decide
on the course to be pursued in view
cf the results of the e'ection.
The latt hope of the Gledetoniaar,
the vHe in the counties, hai failed.
The English countits are poing Union
ist. The countio, of Somerset, War
wick, Hereford, Derby, Denbigh and
Shropshire, in which centers ttw Si;ri-culturali-t
vote, have returned Con
servativea Sjitland continues G'ad
st nan. N araertu) cunty polls have
not yet baen teken, but it
is imposiibls to reverse the de
feat of ifce givernment. Tbe Union
ia's are coi'fl 'ent of en ultimate
strength of 370 against 300. The Con
servatives are certain that with a com
pact phalanx of 300 memb-rs Lord
8?.!is'iury will fi rm a purely Conserva
tive Mttittry.
E W. S. D.cohsir, ConsTVit'vP,
Iiiim been re-ekctid to Tar iament for
the Eait Div s:on of elfa t, by a v to
of 008 aga'nit It'oO oh'niced by hi.-'
(Parnellit") opponen', Mr. Mi.Calmont.
The di (j-icc u the a.t elricion wai
contested by two Conservatives enJ
onriLibeia1, and Mr. Decoha'n then
received 3.3:1 votee, Hr J. P. Crey,
fonsfrvativi', getting 2!)07 and M. R.
W. Murray, Li itr-d, polling 870. Tin
t'til vote polltd this election wis 523
I'M than at the last election, enj Mr.
Dvcobain polled 892 lesn thun last
year's totl Tory vote, whi'e Mr. Mc
Almont increased the Liberal vote
William Johnston, Conservative, is
re-elected f :.r the Southern Division of
Belfast by a vote of 4r42 against 657
obtained by Mr. McEarbn, his Ptr
cellite opponent. Mr. Johnston in
creased the Tory vo'e in hie district
161, while the Liberal vote fell away
Among the candidates returned un
opposed today were Lawrence Con
nolly, Parnelnte, for South Lingford ;
P. J. Power, Parnellite, for East Wa
erford; T. O Hanlon, Parnellite, for
Eatt Ovan ; P. A. Cnance, Parnellite,
for South Kilkenny; Mr. Mahony,
Parnellite, for Noith Mtath; J. D.
Sbeahan, Parnellite, for East Kerry,
and E. A. Leamy, Parnellite, f or North
east Cork.
Sir T. Eimonde Bart, Parnellite, ba
been re elected for Dublin county by
a vote of 5022 f gainst 3254 obtained
by Mr. Pirn, bis opponent. In his
case tbe home rule vo'e was 92 less,
and the Tory vote 482 less, than at
lest election.
Parnellite, who sat in the last House
for South H.igo, went up into Belfast
agtinst th s campaign to c ntest tbe
West Division against J. H. Haslett,
Conservative, who defea'ed Mr. Sex
ton ia tbe amedis.rict last election by
a vote of 3780 against 3743. Mr. Sex
ton has won the district and scored
the greatest Parnellite victory of tbe
c mpaign, so far. He bos defeated
Mr. Haslett by a vote of 3882 to 3729.
show large gains for the Conserva
tives, who are winning come of the
county divisions by sweeping major
ity s. Such is the case in North Cam
bridgeshire, North S: ropshire, Weet
Somersetshire, and Northeast and
Southwest Warwickshire, in all of
which tbe Torus have won the sea's
held by L'bera's in the last Hou e.
The Tones have also taken Carnsrvon
from the Liberals. The Glad tonites
have captured E'g'n from the Union
ist candidates who represented it in
the last House. The Tories have, to
far, gained f r y-'wo seats; the Union
ists, two ; GladstoniRne, eighteen, aud
the Parnellites one.
The Tories at 3 o'clock had elected
235 cendida'es, the Gladstonians 104
and the Unionists 45. The Liberal
candidate, S. Williamson, catriod Kil
marnock, Scotland, where, becaupe cf
a an'itin tbe Liberal party, the Tories
had elected Provost, Shnrrock at tbe
last election. Ja. Rinkin, Conserva
tive, won the Leominster divis on of
Herefordshire by nearly 2000.
He was defeated by a L'beral
ia the same district last election
bv a miioritv of 121. Tbe Leomin-
Bt.T returns were the first published
from tbe county elect ons today, and
the result caused the most profound
excitement among the Tories all over
England. Mr. 6waddy, Gladstonian,
cariied the Brigg div sion of -Lincolnshire
by a majority cf over 2000 les
than obtained by the Liberal candi
date at the last election. This news
pnblieh9d alongside of the great Tory
victory in Leominster put the Libera s
in a gloom.
The net Unionist gain at midnight
tonight is twenty-nine.
Mr. Crawford, who was connected
with the Dilke case, has been elected
in LaDarkeh're.
Sir E. J. Read, GladBtonian. has
been elected by 300 majority alter a
great fight with Mr. Brand, one of the
leading spiriti of tho Unionists.
The latest totals are 240 Tories, 47
Ilnloni6ts, 11!) Libeials add 65 Par
The rail ifai Gazette, commenting
in an editorial on the rt tares, says:
The Liberal defeat h now degenerat
ing into a rout. Yesterday's defeats
acsumed the prnpo'tim of a catastro
phe. A Gladstonian has been re
elect d at Slaekmauin. The Glad
stonians have gained Carmatha. The
numbers representing the dis
triit in the late Parliament
voted anainst the home idle
bill. Mr. T. L. Caraw, Parnelliie,
intheNotth Division of Kildore, and
Mr. Blain, Purneliite, In the Snith
Division of Armagh, have been elected
with' ut oppesttion. Mr. McCartney,
Conservative, has been elected in An
trim, the Nationalist candidate's nomi
nation having reen declared miormai.
The Tories nave gained the North
aud South Div Bions of Westham and
the Accrircton and Southport Divis
ions of Lancaehire. Every poll shows
increased Tory votes.
Paris, July 7. Cardinal Guibert,
Archbishop of Paris, is seriously ill.
Constantinople, July 7. The Porte,
on account of the Bulgarian complica
tions, has stopped disbanding the
London, July 7 The British Cham
ber of Commerce have agreed to favor
the neutralizrtion of all submarine
telegraphic cables.
London, July 7. Mr. Flower gave a
brilliant entertainment last evening at
Stratford-upon-Avon in honor of Dr.
Oliver Wendell Holmes.
Pabis, Jnly 7. Ths Marchard Bros.'
oil factory, at Puoquerqoe, has been
ffe-W f '' jCw Contumeri thould not confuse our Sptcijlc
K5JS't I V J'Sfj tpl will t,l nunterou imitation, tubttitutti,
TEj' I cjJ potaih and mercury tnixturet which art got-
&&fyJi$$ lfSiV 2t-J ten up tout!, not on Uuir own merit, but on'
t&&ffi A'?V3 merit f (tr rem"1'J- An imitation U
P jJztT&Hb K' ilvS-5oiS- 'C alioayt a fraud and a chtal, and they thrive t
I Ylw3-"jr'0w,i VLK. I orUu as Ihty can itealrom the article imitated.
VT 3 vMyv'!iVi TrtatUi on Blood and Skin DUeatei mailed
lh.'fjF"'- NNt-Vv fn For tale by all druggist).
x3-&-ii -CS-Jjy' " THE SWIFT SPECIFIC CO.,
Potash YicUm. Cured by B. 8. S. Drawer 3, Atlanta, Ga. .
Si. S. S. vs. POTASH.
IhBTo had blood polpon for ten ycara. I know I havo taken one hnndred bottles of
Iodide of poiwhtn Ihut time, but it did me no good. Last fiimmer my face, neck, body
and limbs were covered with sores, and 1 could scarcely use my arms on account of rheu
matism in my shoulders. I took S. S. and it has done me more good than all other medi
cines I havo taken. My face, body and neck are perfectly clear and clean, and my rheu
matism Is entirely gone. I tViiRhed 116 ponnds when I bepan the medicine, and I now weigh
153 pounds. My first bottle heliwd me c'eally, and gave me an appetite like a strong man.
I Would nut be without tf. S. 8. lor several times its weight in gold.
rrouiu uov w wm.vuv a. o o. JUXClJiELL, W. SWU bt. Ferry, New 1lk?Z
burned. The loss is 2,000,0 0 fracc.
Five bundled persons a e thrown out
of work by the fire.
Pabis, July 7. The Syndicate
Chamber of Trade has resolved to
adopt a national trade mark in order
ti prevent fraudulent imitations of
French manufactures abroad.
Pabis, July 7. A statu' of Lamar
tne was unveiled today at Pusiv. M.
Flcquet delivered a eulogy, referring
to Lamartine as "the great citizen by
who e means the Republic was given
to the people."
London, July 7. The English Gov
ernment will tike no isDlated action in
connection with the closing of tbe
port of Fatoum, of Bussa, but will
merely join the other powerj in send
irg a diplomatic protect.
Madkid, July 7. A severe shock oj
arthqoake was felt at Malagi today.
The heat in this city was sooverpowei;
in today the Cortes was compelled to
adjourn before reaching a vote on
the budget estimates.
London, July 7. African jdvicrs
sy tbat Moor.sh troops have eacked
and destroyed English factories at
Cape Jnhy, on weet coast of Sahra,
and the English minister at Tangiers
has demanded of the Sultan of Mo
rocco ioeUnt redress for the outrage.
London. July 7. The Daily Newt
says tbat Russia's action in closing the
port of iiatoum is a grrss breecn ot
fxitb. and is m st discreditable to the
Cztr. England, it says, ought not to
reccgnizi or condone this kction Ths
Newt adds; "I' Kuesia continues to act
thus, ehe may find a general league
against her involving an exclusion
fiom international intercourse which
she is ecarcely able toa fford."
Lindon, July 7. Advices received
here say that on tbe 2d instant a body
of Albanian Musselmans attacked and
pillaged several Montenegrin villages,
k llngeomo of tha inhabitants and
cipuring a number if elders. The
Motenegrins rallied and repulsed tbe
Albanians, capturing and killing
numbcra of them who had taken
refuge in houHes. Iu coDnect:on wi'h
tbe leceot fighting between Montene
g ii.s and Turkish Ironf), the Poitu
has instiu tad the Turkish com
mander on the Montenegrin frontier
t j avoid further conllirt.
A Red Hot Flarlit Ovrr the Frolilbl
bltlou UueKtlou.
Grenada, Miss., July 7. Tomorrow
wi 1 decide whether whisky will be
snld in Grenada county or not for the
next two years. The town and cou'ty
I. as been at white beat for Ihe last
t 'n days and over and about the m est
exciting cam- aign that has ever taken
p'ace here. No doubt a large majority
of the whites favor ptohibition, while
a majority of the colored seem to be in
fivor of whisky, ltcd hot work will
be done tomorrow acd eveiythirg
promises to be exciting. About 100 ot
the beet ladies composing the Worn
ens' Chrstian Temperance Union
marched from store to s'ore this even
ing, headed by T. Broane, Circuit
Judge, soliciting votes, which created
a coneiderable flutter. Several speeches
are being made daily over the county
by both sides.
A WiMConsin Hamlet Bnrned.
Milwakeb, Wis . July 7. A special
to the evening Wisconsin from Spen
cer, Wis , says the entire hamlet, of
Romeo burned at 1 o'clock this after
noon, including the sawmill, planing
mill, 5,0.'0,C00 feet of lumber, store,
biasing house and dwellings of Wm,
Van Hoosear. Lcs, $150,001; insur
ance, $50,000. The woods are on fire
and further particulars cannot be ob
tained. Nhol From Ambnati.
Louisville, Ky., July 7. While P.
J. Creger was riding through a lonely
wools near Mount Vernon, Ky., he
was shot fiom Ambush and almost in
stantly ki'led by unknown parties.
Creger bad sworn out warrants against
neveral parties charging them with ku
klux:ng, and it is thoticht that these
ar the mnrdorers, and that they are
the sme parties who whipped the
man Kimsey aud his wifo, causing
him to micide last week.
Killed by aa Officer.
Hoi.DKN, Mo , July 7. A young
man nnmed Kobiosjn was Blmt and
instantly killed by Officer Hcssler
yes'erday. Kobinson bad been ar
res ed f ir a slight misdemeanor and
was being taken to jail by the officer
when he broke away and started on a
rundown the street. Hosier called
upon him to halt, at the came time
drawing bis revolver and firing. The
ball pies?d through Robinson s heart;
killing Urn instantly. The officer
was arrested.
Remarkable Snrtleal Operation.
Galveston, Tax., July 6. Today an
ovarian tumor, weighing twelve
pounds,wasaaccessfully removed from
the two year old daughter of R. H.
Hurst, of Delta county, by Drs. llook
and Rush. Ths child for the past six
months had been treated for dropr-y,
with no sign of improvement. The
oniy eimiUr cseesDoken of in medical
woiks is that performed upon a child
four years old by Sir Spencer Wells ia
The Experience of a Milpwrecked
Crew In Lake Michigan.
Chicago, III , July 7. News of a
thrillii.g accident wbich befell the
crew of tbe little scow Maggie John
son last t-unday reached here tcday.
She was bound for Cbiboygan from
Kewaunee with a cargo of bark, and
was about fifteen milts toutbeast of
the latter pott when she was suddenly
overtaken with a severe squall. Be
fore a man could act the veseel was
capsized and ber crew was tbriwn
overboard. With the utmoft diffi
culty they swam to the Johnson
clamb' red en her bnttom and lashed
themselves to her chain plates in ore er
to BtVd tbcmeelves from being washed
overboard. Tbe sea wes high and
their po it'oalwae perilous; for a part
of tbe time they ware submergea by
the water. There was come danger of
the little craft going to pieces and thus -casting
them adrift. Tbey floated
aronud in this position for five or six "
hours when C'apt Tbomas Page, of
the schooner Arcic, sighted
them and be immediately hove
his ve s;l to and sent his boat
to the assistance of the shipwrecked
men. The Arctic was five miles dis
tant from the wreck, and the pull was
a long and hard one on account of the
wind and sea. and before the sailors
conld accomplish the dis'ance the
steamer Cbr'atie hove in eight and
bore down on the wreck. Sije fot to
her before tbe Arctic's beat did, ami
she took off tho crew, wbich consisted
of eight men. When the wind and.
sea subsided the Christie rii hted the
raptized Johnson and towed hur to
Aemocrats to Nominate al'audldnte
for Vong;re.
Jackson, Tbnn,, July 7. Too Demo
cratic Execuiive Committee of the
Eighth Congrs.ional Dutiict will
meet in this city tomorrow, for tbe
purpose of orderirg a convention or a
primary to nominate a candidate for
Congress. It is thought tbat tbe com-
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mmee will oruer a pr mary ro ob neiu
in each county in the di.-tiict.
A refreshing rain fell in a portion of
this county last evening.
Evansvi.le, Ind., July 7. Walkins
E. Nesbit, a wealthy wholesale dry
goods merchant, manu'acturer and
railroad and steamboat stockholder,
died here this evening of flux after a
protracted illneES. He raire here
from Kentucky in 18G3. He leaves a
large family. .
St. Paul, Minn., July 7. Reports to
the Pionrer-PrtM from 900 points, cov
ering 160 counties in the Nonbweet,
show the condition of sprirg wheat
to be much worse then a month ago.
Tbe droutb in May, followed by ibe
hot and dry weather of the past ten
days.has shortened the crop materially.
Indianapolis, Ind., July 7. At
Muncie tonight fire dertriyed prop
erty va'ued at $75,000. The heaviest
loosers are E. E Georie, $10,000, and
Patteiaon & Tbomas, liverymeD, $11,
0C0. The insurance is small.
AtKokomo fire destroyed $25,003
worlh of property. Hurd & Co., wood
workers, are the principal bufferers.
No insurance.
Savannah, Ga., July 7. William
Tilghman Owen, superintendent of
this city, haB absconded by securing
advances on bogus warehouse receipts.
He swindled four of the city banks
out of $25,000. The banks caught are
the Southern Merchants', National,
Savannah Bank and Trust Depcsltand
C. 11. Olmsted's banking home. Owen
is believed to be in Canada.
New York, July 7. Seventeen Bo
hemians, members of the Bakers'
Union, were put on trul today for
boycotting Mrj. Langraaf, a widow
wbo kept a bakery. In the course of
selecting a jury" it came out tbat r
one of the men refused to
s'rve on account of Ihreat3
leveled by one cf the German news
papers against the members of a for
mer suit in a boycotting ca'e. Judge
Barett fail this was a clt-ar ca3e of in
timidation and he should direct pro
ceedings against the paper in qu stion
the f 'oiks Zeitung. The Distact At
torney said he had already taken the -matter
Minnesota Prohibition!.!.
St. Paul, Minn., July 7. The Pro
hibition State Convention met in this
city today and placed a fuil Stats tick
et in the tie d. J. E. Cbilders, of
Waseca, wis nominated for Governor,
and J. Pinkham, of Hennepin, for
Lieutenant Governor, both by accla
mat on. Tbe platform contains noth
ing more than the enumeration of tho
principles usually set forth by prohi
bition conventions, but earnestly ap-
E roves what has been done in tbe past
y tbe party and expresses hops for
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Lcndbobq's perfume, Edenis
Lundborg's perfume, Alpine Vlef ,
Lnndborg't perfume, Lily of tiei
Valley. V
Lundborg's perfume, Mar-dW Kiaf

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